Clinical dutch in quaterfinals COIMBATORE l sunday l december 04, 2022 l `12.00 l PAGES 24 l LATE CITY EDITION Denzil Dumfries stole the show with two assists and a late goal as the Netherlands eliminated the United States from the World Cup with a 3-1 victory, becoming the first team to enter the quarterfinals. Earlier, Memphis Depay and Daley Blind converted the first two assists into goals | P11 CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BENGALURU ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELAGAVI ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIVAMOgGA ■ MANGALURU ■ TIRUPATI ■ TIRUCHY ■ TIRUNELVELI ■ SAMBALPUR ■ HUBBALLI ■ DHARMAPURI ■ KOTTAYAM ■ KANNUR ■ VILLUPURAM ■ KOLLAM ■ TADEPALLIGUDEM ■ NAGAPATTINAM ■ THRISSUR ■ KALABURAGI All disabled may get to work from home in TN soon Trying to create an enabling environment, says CM, hikes monthly pension for PwDs to 1,500 E XPR E SS N E WS S E RVIC E @ Chennai The e-Social Network WITH THIS ISSUE PLUS 12 PAGES Persons with disabilities (PwDs) in Tamil Nadu, employed in both private and public sectors, may soon get to work from their home instead of travelling to their place of work as the state government is striving to create an enabling environment to usher in that opportunity . As a prelude to this, the Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation is offering skill development training to disabled people by offering them free laptops with software under Naan Mudhalvan Scheme, Chief Minister MK Stalin said on Saturday while speaking at a function organised to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Chennai. Expert committees and highlevel committees have been formed for government and private organisations to identify employment opportunities suitable for disabled people. These committees would make recommendations to the government for providing jobs in which disabled persons can work without depending on others at their workplace, Stalin said. The CM also said the monthly pension of `1,000 being given to 4,39,315 disabled people, includ- KavitHa changes tack E x p r e s s Ne w s Se r v i c e @ Hyderabad A day after accepting the CBI’s request for her questioning on December 6 in the Delhi excise policy scam, TRS leader K Kavitha changed tack and sought copies of a complaint and other documents the probe agency had cited in its notice. In her letter to the CBI on Saturday she said the date of , her questioning could be fixed after she acquaints herself with the contents of the complaint. In other words, her offer to meet CBI officials at her residence in Hyderabad on December 6 is subject to the receipt of the documents. Khalid freed in Delhi riots case CM M K Stalin honours a disabled activist in Chennai on Saturday | P Jawahar Panels to identify jobs Expert committees and high-level panels have been formed for government and private organisations to identify suitable employment opportunities for the disabled, Chief Minister Stalin said. ing persons with visual impairment, would be hiked to `1,500 from January 1, 2023. This would cost an additional expenditure of `263.58 crore per year to the government. The CM also honoured organisations and individuals working for the welfare of the disabled by presenting them awards at the event. Continued on: P4 E x p r e ss n e ws s e r v i c e @ New Delhi A Delhi court on Saturday discharged student activist Umar Khalid and United Against Hate member Khalid Saifi in a case related to arson, vandalism and stone pelting in the 2020 riots in north-east Delhi. However, the duo will remain in judicial custody in the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act case slapped against them over larger conspiracy behind the riots. Additional Sessions Judge Pulastya Pramachala issued the order in the FIR registered at a police station on the basis of the statement of constable Sangram Singh. On Saturday morning, Kavitha called on her father Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. Sources said the legal aspects of the CBI notice were examined in detail by both of them, after which the letter was sent in the evening. Kavitha’s letter to Alok Kumar Shahi, DSP CBI , states: “I would request you to kindly provide me copies of the complaint vide OM No.14035/06/2022-Delhi-1 dated 22/07/22 received from Sri Praveen Kumar Roy, MHA of India, and RC 53(A)/2022 of CBI/ ACB/Delhi referred to in your notice... Date of our meeting can be fixed at Hyderabad after the receipt of the documents.” ‘India’s telecom tech will win the world’ W e will win the nies in the coming years. world… With these Vaishnaw was speaking at words, Ashwini the first edition of TNIE Delhi Vaishnaw, Dialo gue here on the Union Saturday . Minister In a freewheeling of Commuconversion with the nications, Electronics Delhi Bureau of and Infor mation TNIE, the minister Technology, and Railsaid that India has always, emphasised ready started getting that the country’s telqueries from various ecom technology seccountries, including tor is ready to take on developed nations, the high and mighty about the world-class across the globe. 4G and 5G stack deVaishnaw said India veloped here in the Ashwini will become a major last couple of years. Vaishnaw exporter of telecom Va i s h n a w w a s technolog y in the forthright in his renext 2-3 years, and that the sponses and played all the country will break the domi- difficult questions with a nance of the top global compa- straight bat. express read Stunt master falls to death during film shoot Chennai: A 54-year-old stunt master died on Saturday after he fell from a height of 20 feet at a film set near Vandalur after a rope attached to his body allegedly snapped. S Suresh was taking part in the shooting for film Viduthalai directed by Vetrimaaran | P4
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