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Nitish Kumar warns construction agencies
Patna: Construction agencies executing development projects funded either by the Centre or the State Government in Bihar was on Tuesday warned of ‘punitive action’ by Chief Minster Nitish Kumar if their work was found to be ...
Man sentenced to death
Banka: A man was sentenced to death and seven others to life imprisonment by a fast track court here on Tuesday for killing a villager in Dabhua village in the district of Bihar in 2002. Fast track court’s Additional District and ...
SFC assistant manager kidnapped
Siwan: Kasi Nath Singh, an assistant manager of the State Food Coorporation (SFC) was on Tuesday kidnapped when he was going to his office at Maharajganj in Bihar’s Siwan district, police sources said. Mr. Singh was abducted from ...
Haryana steps up procurement of wheat
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Government has procured 42.66 lakh metric tonnes of wheat so far during the current season while last year the procurement was pegged at 33.50 lakh metric tonnes, Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan said here on ...
Phoolan’s husband back in Congress
Karnal: Backward Class leader and husband of late MP Phoolan Devi, Umed Kashyap, who had resigned from the Congress to join the Haryana Janhit Congress Party, on Tuesday announced his return saying the party “needs his services.” ...
Haryana, Rajasthan sign agreement on new bus routes
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Transport Department and the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation have signed a reciprocal inter-State transport agreement under which 122,796 km would be covered on 405 routes by Haryana Roadways in Rajasthan, ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Three held in Kashmir
Srinagar: Three persons, including a militant were arrested by the security forces in frontier districts of Kupwara and Baramulla, a defence spokesman said on Tuesday. The militant identified as Javid Ahmed Bhat was arrested during a joint ...
Woman killed in accident
DEHRA DUN: In yet another case of reckless driving, a woman was killed and seven were injured when the jeep they were travelling in from Khakra to Serakhhal in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand rolled down the hillside on Tuesday. The ...
Four killed, 25 injured in road mishap
Dewas (M.P.): Four persons were killed and 25 injured on Tuesday when an Indore bound bus from Bhopal collided head on with a container carrying truck at Sonkatch bypass near here, police said. The bus collided head-on with the truck ...
Nothing new in Mayawati’s formula: Paswan
BSP leader’s ideology has taken a u-turn, says Lok Janshakti Party chief
Noida allotment probe officer removed
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesday removed a retired IAS officer, probing the alleged irregularities in plot allotments in Noida/Greater Noida, construction of the Noida Expressway and ‘Appu Ghar’, on the charge of ...
Assembly discussion on elected, nominated MLAs
“Allocate LAD funds for nominated members”
Puducherry government may take over cable TV operation
PUDUCHERRY: The government will consider taking over the control of cable television operations through a corporation, Chief Minister N. Rangasamy told the Assembly on Tuesday. Replying to A. Anbalagan (AIADMK), he said the government ...
Jobs for locals: Minister’s assurance
PUDUCHERRY: Health Minister E. Valsaraj on Tuesday told the Assembly that the government would take steps to prevail upon private companies to give preference to the locals in providing employment. Replying to a query from N. Kalainathan ...
MLA alleges phone tapping
PUDUCHERRY: Leader of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam legislature party A. Anbalagan on Tuesday said that he had apprehensions that his mobile phone was being tapped. Raising the issue during zero hour, Mr.Anbalagan said ...
Strong wind warning
PUDUCHERRY: With cyclonic storm ‘Nargis’ intensifying into a very severe cyclonic storm, the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai, has issued a warning that strong winds with speed occasionally reaching 45 to 55 kmph are ...
Ryots seek relief
PUDUCHERRY: The Puducherry unit of All India Kisan Sabha staged a demonstration on Tuesday to demand additional relief for the farmers affected by rain. The sabha, in a release, said that in addition to the Central government’s ...
Mill workers observe fast
PUDUCHERRY: Employees of the Swadeshi-Bharathi Mills observed a fast on Tuesday to demand parity in Central government dearness allowance. The dawn to dusk fast was observed by the workers owing allegiance to several trade unions ...
Sariska forest fires doused after 18 hours
“No damage reported to wildlife forms”
Call to strengthen health care services in rural areas
Cashier shot dead, looted in Bihar
Muzaffarpur: A cashier of a motor company, was shot dead and around Rs.10 lakh he was carrying to deposit in the bank were looted at the busy Bhagwanpur chowk in Muzaffarpur in Bihar, police said on Tuesday. Three motorcycle-borne assailants ...
Six injured in Lucknow clash
Lucknow: Several people were injured in a sectarian clash triggered by a minor dispute in the old city on Monday evening, after which armed police and security force personnel have been deployed in the area. The trouble broke out ...
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