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COVID-19 vaccine can be delivered swiftly
'Rolling out the vaccine is not a major challenge in India.'

Naidu, TDP leaders pay tribute to NTR on 25th death anniversary
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president Nara Chandrababu Naidu, national general secretary Nara Lokesh and a host of other leaders commemorated the 25th death anniversary of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP founder Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR on Monday.Naidu paid tributes to the legendary actor at NTR Ghat near the Tank Bund and by the Necklace Road in Hyderabad on Monday morning.The TDP supremo was also joined by Telangana TDP president L. Ramana and several other leaders."NTR gave a new definition to politics, filling light in crores of lives. NTR enabled the poor and downtrodden communities to share political power. He gave food security, ensured shelter and gave clothing with his welfare," said Naidu, as he paid his tributes to the legendary Telugu personality who hailed from Nimmakuru village in Krishna district near Gudivada town. He said Rao proclaimed Telugu self-respect and glory to the entire world and highlighted that it has been 25 years since NTR left. After paying respects to the former CM in Hyderabad, Naidu reached NTR Bhavan in Amaravati to pay tributes in Andhra Pradesh. As Naidu alighted from his vehicle, TDP leaders and cadre chanted 'Jai Babu Jai Jai Babu' "Wherever Telugus are, today is a day to feel proud about. NTR fought for the self-respect of Telugus. It has been 25 years. Even though it has been 25 years, NTR will live in the hearts of Telugus forever," said Naidu in Amaravati. He was accompanied by party senior leaders Yanamala Ramakrishnudu and TDP AP president Kinjarapu Atchannaidu among others. NTR passed away on January 18th, 1996. In less than one year of establishing the regional party, TDP, in 1982, NTR swept the elections to rise to power in 1983. --IANSsth/ash

Hyderabad Man Sets 10-year-old Son Ablaze for Not Studying
The boy's father, a labourer, is absconding, police said, adding, the incident took place at the Kukatpally Housing Board area here on Sunday night.

Bihar polls: Nitish Kumar rakes up issue of Lalu’s 'bahu' at rally
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday raked up the issue of alleged misbehavior done with Aishwarya Rai, the estranged wife of the RJD president Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav, at an election meeting and said, “Those who misbehaved with her would see in the future how dangerous would be the consequence of ill-treating a woman.”

Work underway on over 1,000 km metro network in 27 cities: PM Modi
Work underway on over 1,000 km metro network in 27 cities: PM Modi    The Hindu

KIIFB borrowings have no legislative nod: CAG report
The off-budget borrowings made by the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) for funding infra projects has bypassed the limits set on Go

SC defers hearing on Centre`s plea against farmers’ tractor march, says, `Police first authority to decide`
The Supreme Court while hearing the application filed by Delhi Police seeking a direction to put an injunction on the proposed tractor rally on Republic Day in Delhi will hear the matter day after tomorrow.

UK court to deliver judgement on Nirav Modi extradition on Feb 25
Claire Montomery, Modi’s lawyer, and Helen Malcolm of the Crown Prosecution Service representing India, quoted from emails, witness statements, bank and other documents, and presented their versions on issues such as prison conditions, mental health treatment facilities and the possibility of a Modi receiving a fair trial, if extradited.

Before 2025, we aim to bring down road accidents by 50 pc: Nitin Gadkari