VOL. 10 | NO. 58 | SUNDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2020 | HYDERABAD | PAGES 16 | `5.00 www.thehansindia.com H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H H Follow @ WINDOWS Oxford University to resume vaccine trial London (AP): Oxford University says trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will resume, days after being paused due to a reported side-effect in a patient in the UK. In a statement, the university said in large trials such as this “it is expected that some participants will become unwell and every case must be carefully evaluated to ensure careful assessment of safety.” It said that globally some 18,000 people have received the vaccine as part of the trial. It would not disclose information about the patient's illness for reasons of participant confidentiality but insisted that it is “committed to the safety of our participants and the highest standards of conduct in our studies and will continue to monitor safety closely.” Pauses in drug trials are commonplace. P8 /thehansindiaweb | /thehansindia | /thehansindia | /thehansindia H India, China talks deadlocked Top commanders to hold 6th round of talks in next few days New Delhi (IANS): To prevent the situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh from further escalating, the armies of India and China held an interaction on Saturday where they discussed withdrawing forces from the points where there are in eyeball-to-eyeball situations. Brigade commanders of both sides met at Chushul and held an interaction from 11 am to 3 pm but the talks remained "inconclusive". Both the countries' military delegates are continuously in talks since September 7, the day Chinese People's Liberation Army made a provocative move to occupy Indian territory at the LAC that was thwarted by the Indian Army. Both countries have now decided to hold their sixth round of top-level military talks within the next few days. Continued on Page 4 China hands over Arunachal youth to India Itanagar (IANS): Five youngsters from Arunachal Pradesh, who went missing on September 2 but were later found to be in Chinese territory, were handed over to India by the People's Liberation Army on Saturday amid the ongoing stand-off between the two sides at the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. The five returned to India nearly 10 days after they were allegedly abducted, defence sources said. The youth were handed over to Indian authorities in Damai near Kibithu in Anjaw district of eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Five Indian youths handed over by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to Indian Army, at Kibithu in Anjaw district on Saturday Mend ways, CM warns Revenue officials HANS NEWS SERVICE Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has asked Revenue officials to mend their ways at the working places and erase the bad impression created among people by their headstrong attitude. He suggested officials to work with a positive attitude and establish faith among people and thereby getting a good reputation to the government. The Chief Minister desired that just as the image of the police has changed and now it is known for friendly policing, the Revenue officials should also develop good perspective from the people. The chief minister on Saturday held a meeting with the representatives of SPORTS Thiem to face Zverev in final /thehansindia | Telangana Revenue Employees Services Associations and discussed the issues ranging from the enforcement of new Revenue Act and the challenges being faced by the officials at the ground level. He told the employees to behave in a dignified manner when people come to their offices with some grievances or problems. They should be heard properly and their problems should be resolved, he said. In the past, people used to treat employees who worked efficiently as demi-gods and such a culture should be experienced now by the people. How you receive people who come to your offices and how you attend to them matters the most, he said. The CM hoped henceforth there would be a qualitative change in the KRMB ﬁnds fault with TS govt over data sharing HANS NEWS SERVICE Hyderabad: The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) has questioned the Telangana State Government as to why it had failed to keep up its word in furnishing the information sought by it. In a letter to Engineer in Chief, Irrigation department, KRMB Member-Secretary Harikesh Meena pointed out that the TS government had agreed to furnish the details of inflow data of river Krishna in the Telangana region, flood management and give monthly break up of designated allocations and utilisation of water in Telangana as per the latest agreements and interim arrangements from various projects by May 30. The letter said, the matter was also discussed during the 12th KRMB meeting held on June 4. The board Chairman questioned the government for the delay in furnishing the data. The board officials made it clear that it would not hold next meeting on river water disputes unless the TS government submits the data which it had sought. The KRMB asked the TS government to furnish at least the available hydrological data such as inflows and outflows and storage capacities of the projects immediately and to expedite the submission of other requisite data so that next meeting of the committee can be convened early and finalise the pending issues, KRMB said in its letter. JEE topper among girls in TS aims for IIT-Bombay Hyderabad (PTI): Her interest in mathematics since school days and a burning desire to get into IIT-Bombay and do computer engineering prompted Chukku Tanuja to excel in the JEE-Mains exam and be the topper among girls in Telangana. Hailing from Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh, she is pursuing her studies at a private junior college. "I know my Rank in the JEE-Advanced exam should be less than 60 if I want to get a seat in IIT Bombay. I am trying for that. I want to become a computer engineer," she told PTI. Her father, who is a school teacher there, was a constant source of encouragement, she said, adding she did not expect 100 percentile. Tanuja was among the eight students from Telangana who secured 100 percentile in the Joint Entrance Examination Mains conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Continued on Page 4 Kangana ﬂight chaos: IndiGo told to act against unruly ﬂiers New Delhi (IANS): The Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed IndiGo to take action against the passengers responsible for unruly behaviour and protocol violations on a flight with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut onboard. The incident took place on a Chandigarh-Mumbai flight on September 9. A DGCA official said: "There are multiple issues. The prominent ones include photography onboard in violation of Aircraft Rules 13, violation of Covid protocols and certain actions falling within the purview of unruly behaviour onboard." "We have asked the airline to take appropriate action against those responsible," the official said. The airline said that it has given its statement to the aviation regulator on the matter pertaining to flight 6E 264 from Chandigarh to Mumbai on September 9. "We would like to reiterate that our cabin crew, as well as the captain, followed all the requisite protocols, including announcements to restrict photography, follow so- cial distancing and maintain overall safety. IndiGo also followed the requisite protocol of documenting this matter in its post-flight report," the airline said in a statement. IndiGo added: "We are in receipt of certain directions from the DGCA in relation to flight 6E 264. We will follow the prescribed guidelines." revenue sector. KCR urged the revenue staff and employees to have more compassion towards the poor among the SCs, STs, BCs and OCs. Announcing the release of Rs 60 crore to create facilities at all the Tashildar Offices, KCR also promised providing promotions in the Revenue department at all levels and car allowance would be given to Tahsildars on a regular basis and assured them that the government would stand by the Revenue Staff in the event of any problem. The Association urged the CM to appoint a CCLA, continue all eligible VROs in the Revenue department, increase the staff strength, fill the vacant posts, give promotions to the eligible persons and regularisation of jobs of computer operators. Beware till medicine is developed: P4 PM on Covid
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