raducanu visakhapatnam l monday l september 13, 2021 l `7.00 l PAGES 28 l late city EDITION british teenager raducanu scripts history at us open The 18-year-old beat Leylah Fernandez to become the first qualifier ever (male or female) to win a Grand Slam raducanu didn’t drop a single set By beating Canadian 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez (left pic) 6-4, 6-3 in the final at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday, Raducanu ensured that she went through the whole tournament without losing a single set. The last woman to achieve that remarkable feat at the US Open P11 was the legendary Serena Williams, who did so in 2014 ■ 44 yrs youngest slam champ since sharapova ■ The British teenager, who is two months shy of her 19th birthday, has become the youngest to win a Grand Slam since Maria Sharapova’s triumph at Wimbledon in 2004 as a 17-year-old Having started the tournament ranked 150th in the world, the victory will see her rise swiftly to become World No 23 first slam win for a british woman since virginia wade in 1977 CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BENGALURU ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELAGAVI ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIVAMOgGA ■ MANGALURU ■ TIRUPATI ■ TIRUCHY ■ TIRUNELVELI ■ SAMBALPUR ■ HUBBALLI ■ DHARMAPURI ■ KOTTAYAM ■ KANNUR ■ VILLUPURAM ■ KOLLAM ■ WARANGAL ■ TADEPALLIGUDEM ■ NAGAPATTINAM ■ THRISSUR ■ KALABURAGI Greenhorn Patel to be new chief minister of Gujarat Protégé of UP Governor Anandiben Patel, he will take oath of office and secrecy today; first-term MLA, he has no ministerial experience S u d h i r S u r ya w a n s h i Migrant workers from North Andhra stage a protest at a company in Bahrain demanding that they be sent back (right) Scars on the back of an ill-treated worker | EXPRESS 2K harassed AP workers in Bahrain seek help S r een u B a b u Pat iv a d a @ Srikakulam Migrant workers from Srikakulam, who were being allegedly ill-treated by their employers in Bahrain, have sought the assistance of the Indian government to return to their hometowns. Though the migrant workers claimed that there are at least 6,000 workers from India, including 2,000 from North Coastal Andhra and the remaining from Odisha in Bahrain, Animal Husbandry Minister Seediri Appalaraju said they are yet to get the correct details of those stranded in the Gulf country . express read Vizag reverberates with ‘Save VSP’ chant Visakhapatnam: The city reverberated once again with the slogan ‘save steel plant’ as hundreds of people, including Ukku Nirvasitulu and their family members, undertook ‘Maha Padayatra’ on Sunday against the Centre’s move to privatise Vizag steel plant | P4 Tharoor backs univ chapters on RSS icons T’Puram: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has come out in support of the controversial Kannur University syllabus that includes chapters on RSS ideologues. “What is the point of going to universities if you want to read only what you like?” Tharoor asked | P8 SI gunned down by terrorists in Kashmir Srinagar: A sub-inspector of the J&K police was shot dead by terrorists at close range in downtown Srinagar on Sunday afternoon. A police official said sub-inspector Arshid Ashraf Mir was shot from behind by a terrorist at Khanyar around 1.40 pm | P7 WITH THIS ISSUE THE ESSENTIAL CAMPUS DIGEST YOUR LIFE COACH 28 PAGES, INCLUDING 16 OF edex (TABLOID) Several hundreds of unemployed youth from various parts of Srikakulam district had gone to Bahrain for work about three months ago through Nasser S Al Hajri Corporation (NSH). They were promised good salary food and , accommodation. It was alleged that the migrant workers were being harassed by the company officials without providing proper food and accommodation. There were also instances when the workers were assaulted by the management. Several migrants are even facing health issues due to hostile working conditions. Some migrants from Srikakulam had sent videos narrating their woes in Bahrain to their families. Speaking to TNIE over phone, Yerupalli Mohan Rao, a worker from Devunalthada village in Vajrapukotturu mandal, said, “I came to Bah- Minister promises help to stranded workers Animal Husbandry Minister S Appalaraju said, “We are in constant touch with migrant workers stranded in Bahrain as well as their family members in Srikakulam. Simultaneously, we are in touch with the AP Non-Resident Telugu Society to extend possible support to them.” rain three months ago through an agent to work here. I paid `1 lakh for the job, excluding travelling expenses. The company management is harassing me to work extra hours without providing proper food and accommodation. I have not been paid salary so far. I am not able to bear the harassment. I want to return to my hometown. The company is not allowing me to go out.’’ H i s b ro t h e r Ye r u p a l l i Nagesh said, “Three days ago, Mohan Rao sent a video narrating his plight in Bahrain. After watching the video, I am not able to sleep. Though I tried to contact the agent, he is not responding.’’ Forget the short list, he was not even on the speculated long list to become outgoing chief minister Vijay Rupani’s successor. The BJP on Sunday pulled a rabbit out of the hat by giving the chief ministerial baton to political greenhorn Bhupendra Patel, a first-term MLA with no ministerial experience. Seen as a protégé of UP Governor Anandiben Patel, he represents her Ghatlodia seat in the Assembly. Patel, 59, later met Governor Acharya Devvrat along with Rupani to take stake his claim for the hot seat. He is also associated with a couple of Patidar outfits as well. A civil engineer by qualification and builder by profession, he will take the oath of office and secrecy on Monday . The soft-spoken, low profile Patel will now lead the state BJP to polls in 2022. “The selection of Bhupendra Patel is a master stroke of Anandiben Patel. The BJP has killed many birds with one stone. It is also to checkmate Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel because Bhupendra Patel will take oath as CM...Only the CM will be sworn in tomorrow. The new cabinet will be formed after consultation with senior leaders in a couple of days C R Paatil , BJP state president both come from the same region and are Kadva Patels, a sub-caste of the Patel community,” said senior journalist based in Gujarat, adding it will also possibly end Patidar agitations in the state. After Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Pralhad Joshi flew in from Delhi as observers, they held a series of meetings with senior party functionaries. The matter was first discussed in the core com- mittee meeting before it was taken up at the BJP legislature party meeting. The proposal to elevate Bhupendra Patel was moved by Rupani, after which almost all lawmakers fell in line. Most of the 112 MLAs of the party in the 182-member Assembly were present at the meeting. However, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who was in the race for chief ministership, left the meeting without making any statement, while BJP’s state unit president C R Paatil had earlier said he was not a contender for the top post. In Uttarakhand too, the BJP chose Pushkar Singh Dhami as chief minister though he had no ministerial experience. Patel will be the first-ever CM from Ahmadabad. He won the 2017 Assembly elections from Ghatlodia, defeating Congress candidate Shashikant Patel by a margin of over one lakh votes, the highest winning margin in that election. His Assembly constituency is part of the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat represented by Union minister Amit Shah. Death in 30 days of positive test to obtain Covid certificate E xp r e s s N e w s Se r vi c e @ New Delhi The demise of any person within 30 days of being detected Covid-positive at hospital or home shall be treated as Covid death irrespective of co-morbidities for issuing a death certificate, according to the latest guidelines framed by the Centre. The guidelines shared with the Supreme Court came after the court’s June 30 verdict, which had sought clear steps to simplify the norms for issuance and correction of death certificates and official documents. The certificates must state upfront the exact cause of death, that is, ‘death due to Covid’, to enable dependents to get benefits of welfare schemes, the SC had directed. To determine the benchmark, the Centre’s affidavit cited a study by Indian Council of Medical Research, which found that 95% of deaths take place within 25 days of being tested Covid positive. “To make the scope broader and more inclusive, deaths occurring within 30 days from the date of testing or from the date of being clinically determined as a COVID-19 case, will be treated as NATIONWIDE sep 11 sep 12 Fresh cases 33,376 28,591 Recoveries Deaths 32,198 34,848 308 338 statewide sep 11 sep 12 Fresh cases 1,145 Recoveries 1,090 Deaths 17 Samples tested 49,581 1,190 1,226 11 45,533 ‘deaths due to COVID-19, even if the death takes place outside the hospital/ in-patient facility .” Also, Covid cases admitted in hospital/in-patient facility who continued as the same admission beyond 30 days and later died, shall be treated as Covid deaths. “Deaths occurring due to poisoning, suicide, homicide and deaths due to accident, among others, will not be considered Covid deaths even if Covid is an accompanying condition,” the guidelines added. Those unsatisfied with the death certificate can submit a petition to a committee for issuing of the ‘Official Document for Covid Death’, the guidelines further stated. Grievance redressal A committee will be set up at the district level to deal with grievances if the next of kin of the deceased is not satisfied with the cause of death given in the certificate. The panel has to dispose of the plaint within 30 days The basic criterion for Covid death To determine the benchmark, the Centre’s affidavit cited a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research, which found that 95% of deaths take place within 25 days of being tested Covid positive BECAUSE A HOUSE IS NOT BUILT EVERY DAY verification in prakasam 10,560 get PM-KISAN benefit illegally I V N P P r a s a d B a b u @ Ongole More than 10,000 people have been found ineligible to get financial assistance under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in Prakasam district. The Centre had launched the PMKISAN scheme to aid small and marginal farmers, under which beneficiaries get `6,000 per year in installments. The amount is directly credited to the beneficiaries’ bank accounts after collecting their details from the State agriculture department. Following a directive from the Centre, the agriculture de- partment is preparing a list of ineligible beneficiaries to weed them out of the scheme and recover the money paid to them for the last two years. As many as 10,560 ineligible beneficiaries of the scheme have been identified so far. Of the total, 1,407 do not have agri- culture land and they had obtained `1.75 crore. As many as 9,153 income tax payers and government employees are also found to be enjoying the benefit illegally and the total amount paid to them is put at `4,43 crore under the scheme. “We are going to open a bank account in the name of the district nodal officer to deposit the money recovered from the ineligible beneficiaries. Mandal officials will serve notices on ineligible PM-KISAN beneficiaries soon to recover the total amount of `6.19 crore,’’ S Srinivasa Rao, incharge joint director of agriculture, told TNIE. `6 cr to be recovered soon from ineligible Mandal officials will serve notices on ineligible PM-KISAN beneficiaries soon to recover the total amount of `6.19 crore, said S Srinivasa Rao, incharge joint director of agriculture STEEL DIVISION RUNGTA CHAMBERS S.M.H.M.V. COMPLEX, CHAIBASA - 833201 WEST SINGHBHUM, JHARKHAND, INDIA Toll Free: 1800 890 5121 E-mail: email@example.com
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