Kallakurichi: Spurious liquor toll rises to 55

Posted on   2:48 pm

The Kallakurichi hooch tragedy continues to claim lives, with the death toll now reaching 55. Periyasamy, 40, who was undergoing treatment at JIPMER, Puducherry, after consuming spurious liquor, was declared brain dead on Saturday, according to a report by Malai Malar.

AP govt demolishes YSRCP headquarters

Posted on   2:42 pm

Municipal authorities razed the YSR Congress Party’s under-construction central headquarters in Tadepalli, Guntur district, early Saturday on allegations that it was illegal. The Mangalagiri-Tadepalli Municipal Corporation (MTMC) began demolition with excavators and bulldozers at around 5:30 a.m.

T20 WC: India to play ‘confident’ Bangladesh

Posted on   2:38 pm

The ever-present tension of their over a decade-long big-stage rivalry would make for an engrossing sub-plot when an undefeated India takes on a faltering Bangladesh, both teams desperately hoping for their batting stars to strike form in the Super Eights clash of the T20 World Cup here on Saturday.