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Delhi HC raps petitioner over food quality in BSF

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed over the viral video of Border Security Force (BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav alleging bad food being served to soldiers, asked the petitioner whether the former had ever raised such a complaint of bad food during his own service with the paramilitary. …

Nagaland govt bans beacon for govt vehicles

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Nagaland cabinet today decided to ban the use of beacon on government vehicles in the state with effect from May 1, 2017. The decision comes in the aftermath of the central government announcement of a similar ban on April 19 last with the aim of putting an end to VIP culture. ALSO READ: Narada sting case: …

Youth participation key to Kashmir’s harmony: Northern Army Commander

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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The General Officer Commanding of the the Indian Army’s 15th Corps, Lieutenant General J.S. Sandhu, on Wednesday said Kashmir needs youth to participate in regaining peace and harmony. “I am delighted to see ‘Jashn-e-Baramulla’ and the most appreciable thing is that the youth have contributed immensely to it. This shows that people want peace and …

Mortal remains of martyred jawan consigned to flames in MP

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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The mortal remains of CRPF jawan Narayan Sonkar, who was killed in a naxal attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, were today consigned to flames at his ancestral village with full state honours. A large number of villagers bid a tearful adieu to Sonkar, who was among the 25 jawans killed in an ambush by the …

Fire breaks out at cotton mill; 3 labourers burnt alive

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Three labourers were burnt alive after a fire broke out at a cotton spinning mill situated in the Industrial Area here today. The victims, aged between 40-45 years, hailed from Bihar and were working in the mill, DCP Dhruman Nimbley said. ALSO READ: Narada sting case: Amit Shah rejects TMC’s conspiracy charge Four others, including two …

New Rippon Hospital complex in Shimla inaugurated by CM Virbhadra Singh

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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A new complex of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in Shimla is now open for the public. The new Rippon hospital complex was inaugurated by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on April 26, 2017.The new hospital complex is constructed with a budget of Rs. 35 crore. The new complex has a capacity to accommodate 135 beds. ALSO READ: India, …

Dinakaran granted five-day police custody in bribery case

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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A Delhi Court on Wednesday granted five-day police custody to ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V Dinakaran in the party symbol alleged bribery case. It comes after the Delhi Police yesterday arrested Dinakaran along with his associate Mallikarjun on the charges of attempting to bribe the Election Commission officials to get …

Businessman Abhishek Verma, wife discharged by court in Arms bribery case

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday discharged businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife Anca Maria in connection with an arms deal bribery case. Verma and his wife were arrested for allegedly bribing officials to get arms conglomerate Rheinmetall removed from a blacklist of the defence ministry for arms deals. They had …

Install statue of PA Sangma & rename roads after him: NPF

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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The National Peoples’ Party (NPP) today requested the Meghalaya government to install the statue of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma here and in Tura and rename two roads after him in the state. “I would like to propose the renaming of two roads and space be allotted, one each in Shillong and Tura, …

Ashok Gehlot appointed General Secretary of Gujarat Congress

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot was on Wednesday appointed as the General Secretary of Gujarat Congress. Gehlot is an MLA from Sadarpura constituency of Jodhpur. ALSO READ: Rape accused Gayatri Prajapati released from Lucknow jail He served as the chief minister of Rajasthan from 1998 to 2003 and again to power in 2008 and ruled …

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