October 17, 2021

Immigration Latest News LIVE: PM inaugurates fibre cable between Chennai, Port Blair

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Latest News LIVE: PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate and dedicate through video conferencing the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair. This connectivity will enable the delivery of faster and more reliable mobile and landline telecom services to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, on par with other parts of India.

A red alert has been sounded in seven districts of rain-ravaged Karnataka, where one more death was reported on Sunday, taking the toll to 13. The red alert has been issued in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Kodagu and Shivamogga districts, as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall. 

The water level of the Mullaperiyar reservoir in Idukki district of Kerala reached 136 feet late Sunday night. The Idukki district collector held discussions with the collector of Theni in neighbouring Tamil Nadu over the release of water through the tunnel to the Vaigai dam. According to the IMD, the south-west monsoon is expected to become active again in Mumbai and other parts of coastal Maharashtra from today. 

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