Daily buzz @ 23 May, 2020 Army Sends Troops As Bengal Asks For Help Dealing With Amphan Aftermath

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60th day of lockdown

India @ 131,423, and death toll touched 3,868

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Tamil Nadu Has Suffered Rs 35,000 Crore Revenue Loss During Lockdown: Chief Minister

Tamil Nadu has suffered an estimated Rs 35,000 crore GST revenue loss during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown and various austerity measures have been taken to handle the situation, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Saturday.However, development schemes won’t be affected from these steps, he said.

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https://www.ndtv.com/tamil-nadu-news/tamil-nadu-has-suffered-rs-35-000-crore-revenue-loss-during-lockdown-chief-minister-2233971

Army Sends Troops As Bengal Asks For Help Dealing With Amphan Aftermath:

The Indian Army today provided three columns to assist Kolkata City authorities deal with the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, one of the worst storms to have formed over the Bay of Bengal in recent years. This was shortly after the Bengal Home Department tweeted saying it had requested Army support.

In a series of tweets this evening, the Home Department called for mobilisation of “maximum strength… on 24×7 basis” for essential services like drinking water, sanitation and power supply.

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https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/bengal-calls-for-army-support-for-help-in-restoring-infrastructure-hit-by-cyclone-amphan-2233953?pfrom=home-bigstory

International Flights May Start “Even By Middle June”: Aviation Minister

International flight operations may start by mid-June or end-July if the COVID-19 virus “behaves in a predictable manner”, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Saturday afternoon, during an online discussion with the public to clarify norms governing “calibrated” restart of domestic flights from Monday.

“Why wait till August or September? If situation eases or improves, if virus behaves in predictable manner and we get used to co-exist(ing) with it, we’re in position to make arrangements. Why not start by June middle or end July?” Mr Puri said today.

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https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-domestic-flights-quarantine-aarogya-setu-dont-understand-quarantine-need-if-aarogya-setu-shows-green-aviation-minister-2233904?pfrom=home-topscroll

Quarantine plans for UK arrivals unveiled:

People arriving in the UK must self-isolate for 14 days from 8 June to help slow the spread of coronavirus, the government has said.If a person does not have suitable accommodation to go to, they will be required to stay in “facilities arranged by the government” at the person’s own expense, according to Border Force chief Paul Lincoln.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52774854

Pakistan plane ‘jolted’ thrice before crash: Survivor

Passenger Muhammad Zubair was one of at least two passengers who survived after the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 came down in a residential area.Health authorities in Sindh province said 97 deaths had been confirmed.The cause of the crash is not yet known.The pilot had reported a technical fault after one failed landing attempt, according to local media, then issued a mayday call as the plane came down.

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https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/pakistan-plane-jolted-thrice-before-crash-survivor/articleshow/75918684.cms

Permissions to film shootings, cinema halls in phased manner: CM KCR

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao assured to allow film and television industry to resume work including shootings and pre-production works in a phased manner. He directed the officials concerned to prepare guidelines in this regard. He asked the industry representatives to ensure that all work is conducted in strict adherence of the COVID-19 restrictions.

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https://telanganatoday.com/permissions-to-film-shootings-cinema-halls-in-phased-manner-cm-kcr

CET dates announced, Telangana EAMCET from July 6:

The Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) 2020 will be held from July 6 to 9. Like every year, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad (JNTU-H) will conduct the entrance examination.According to the schedule, the Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test will be conducted from July 1 to 3 and the Engineering Common Entrance Test will be organised by JNTU-H on July 4.A detailed schedule for conducting various Common Entrance Tests has also been released by the State government on Saturday.

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https://telanganatoday.com/cet-dates-announced-telangana-eamcet-from-july-6

Tirupatiladdu sales from May 25:

The famous “Tirupatiladdu”, the sacred ‘prasad’ of the ancient nearby hill temple of Lord Venkateswara, will be available for purchase by devotees at subsidised price in the headquarters of all 13 districts in Andhra Pradesh from Monday.About 10,000 laddus would be made available at the marriage halls or information centres of TirumalaTirupatiDevasthanams (TTD), which administers the cash-rich temple at Tirumala, in the district headquarter towns or cities, a temple official said on Friday.

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