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Telangana RTC employees defer decision to call off strike

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Hyderabad, Nov 20 : The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees’ strike continued for the 46th day on Tuesday as their leaders postponed the decision on it.

Various employees’ unions held separate meetings here to discuss the course of action as the Telangana High Court directed the Labour Commissioner to take a decision on the strike in two weeks.

The unions authorised their apex body, Joint Action Committee (JAC), to decide on the continuance of strike.

JAC convenor Ashwathama Reddy said the decision would be taken after the HC judgment on a petition challenging the government move to privatise 5,100 TSRTC routes.

During the hearing on the main petitions relating to the strike on Monday, the AJAC counsel had submitted that employees were ready to resume work, but sought direction to the government and the TSRTC to take back all employees and not to take any action against them.

The court declined to give any directions, but hoped no action would be taken against employees.

The HC on Tuesday heard the petition regarding privatisation of TSRTC routes. It wanted to know from the petitioner’s counsel as to how the state cabinet’s decision to privatise TSRTC routes could be faulted.

The Division Bench, headed by Chief Justice R.S. Chauhan, also observed that there was no law against privatisation. Under the Motor Vehicle Act, the state government had the control over RTC, it said.

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Kerala health guidelines to tackle coronavirus

From Saudi Arabia, reports have come that a Kerala nurse who was kept in isolation for coronavirus has been cleared as it is not the variant that was first reported in Wuhan province in China.

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Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 : In the wake of the coronavirus taking a toll across the world, Kerala on Friday has come out with health guidelines as a precautionary step, said state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja.

“The guidelines that we have come out with are based on the WHO protocols. Necessary precautions have been taken and this would be at all the state-run Medical College hospitals and the district hospitals. Isolation wards will be kept ready, in case need arises,” said Shailaja.

The authorities have also posted health officers at the airports and seaports and all incoming passengers are being screened, if they have visited China.

Meanwhile a man who arrived from China was admitted to a state-run hospital near Kochi after he developed fever. He has been kept in the isolation ward.

From Saudi Arabia, reports have come that a Kerala nurse who was kept in isolation for coronavirus has been cleared as it is not the variant that was first reported in Wuhan province in China.

According to reports, the nurse is set to be discharged on Saturday.

Reports also have surfaced that there are about 25 Indians including Keralite students in Wuhan province waiting to travel to India, but are unable to do so, after the airport there was closed.

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Tamil Nadu opposition to carry out signature campaign against CAA

According to the decision, the signature campaign will be carried out between February 2-8.

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Chennai, Jan 24 : Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu led by the DMK on Friday decided to carry out a signature campaign next month against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and National Population Register (NPR) that would pave the way for National Register of Citizens (NRC).

The decision was taken at an all-party meeting chaired by DMK President M.K. Stalin here.

According to the decision, the signature campaign will be carried out between February 2-8.

The signed petitions will be collected and submitted to President Ram Nath Kovind by the Members of Parliament from all parties that attended the meeting, a statement issued by DMK said.

The meeting also condemned the ruling BJP at the Centre for coming out with CAA that “divides the nation” on a religious basis, NPR and NRC and forcing them on the people.

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12 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

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New Delhi: At least 12 trains were delayed due to fog in several parts of northern India on Friday, officials said.

According to northern railway, the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express and the Rewa-Anand Vihar Rewa Express were delayed by four hours and 15 minutes.

The Dibrugarh-Delhi Brahmputra Mail was delayed by four hours, followed by the Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express, which was running behind its schedule by three hours and 15 minutes.

Even the Pratapgarh-Delhi Padmavat Express was delayed by two hours and 45 minutes, the Lokmanya Tilak-Hardiwar Express and the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express were running behind their schedule by two hours and 30 minutes.

On Thursday, 18 Delhi-bound trains were delayed due to severe fog in several parts of northern India.

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