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By-elections pass off peacefully
65-75 per cent polling recorded; fate of Bhajan Lal, Prem Kumar Dhumal’s son sealed
CAG hails Haryana’s fiscal management
CHANDIGARH: The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India, Vinod Rai, has complimented Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for his Government’s fiscal management. Mr. Rai in a communication to Mr. Hooda wrote: “My ...
SJVN gets 307-crore insurance settlement
SHIMLA: The public sector “mini-navratna” Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam has received a whopping Rs.307 crore here in a claim settlement from the National Insurance Company on account of losses due to flooding of the power house of the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
ESIC plans medical colleges in States
PUDUCHERRY: Director-General of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Prabhat C. Chaturvedi on Thursday said the corporation would set up medical colleges at the rate of one for every State and Union Territory to meet the shortage ...
Establish agricultural polytechnics, ITIs in every district, says expert
Emphasis on Information and Communication Technology diffusion in agriculture sector
Police officer suspended
PUDUCHERRY: The Police Department on Thursday suspended Sub-Inspector of Police Kalapet A. Kannan for dereliction of duty and initiated a departmental probe. He was suspended for not having acted on the complaint lodged by Jayaraman, the ...
Entrance exams on May 24, 25
PUDUCHERRY: Entrance examination to postgraduate, M.Phil and Ph.D courses of the Pondicherry University will be held on May 24 and 25 at 16 centres across the country. A total of 10,937 students will compete for 1,029 PG seats, 320 ...
Monitor fee structure: CPI(M)
PUDUCHERRY: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday urged the government to monitor the fee structure in unaided private schools. Secretary of the Puducherry unit of the CPI (M) V. Perumal said in a statement that the ...
Japan to fund project to clean rivers in Punjab
Boost pest control, cotton growers told
LUDHIANA: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) here has asked cotton growers to take suitable measures to control the mealy bug pest. According to Director Extension Education N. S. Malhi, the major emphasis should be on reducing the ...
HASSAN: The police on Thursday arrested six people from Mavinahalli in Sakleshpur taluk who were allegedly involved in the manufacture of spurious liquor. The police seized and destroyed 25 litres of spurious liquor and 4,000 litres of wash ...
CPI(M) asks Rajasthan to exercise restraint
Drive against illegal migrants
Jaipur speeds up reduction of T&D losses
JAIPUR: Jaipur Vidyut Vitaran Nigam on Thursday decided to speed up the implementation of an action plan for reduction of transmission and distribution losses to 15 per cent at all district headquarters. Action has already been initiated to ...
Husband, in-laws jailed
Kota: A local court has sentenced the husband and in-laws of a woman to two-years’ imprisonment in connection with a dowry harassment case filed ten years ago. The court pronounced the judgement on a complaint filed by Surekha on ...
Man with explosives arrested
Bhilwara: A man was arrested on Thursday and about 1,300 kg of explosive materials recovered from his house here. On a tip-off, a police team raided the house of Fakruddin Sorgar near Kotwali police station area and recovered five bags ...
Liberal Muslims, ‘Ulema’ to speak out on ills of terror
LUCKNOW: Liberal Muslims and “Ulema” in Uttar Pradesh have taken upon themselves the onus to educate their brethren on the ills of terrorism and simultaneously protest against terror attacks which left innocent people dead and ...
Father held for rape of minor
Bijnor: A vegetable vendor was on Thursday arrested in Seohara city of Bijnor district for allegedly raping and killing his four-year-old daughter. Salim Ahmed confessed to the cime when he was questioned after the girl’s ...
Held with currency
Muzaffarnagar: Two persons, including a member of an inter-state racket, were on Thursday arrested here for allegedly supplying fake currencies, police said. Ansan, who was wanted by the Rajasthan police was arrested from Jhinjhana ...
19 killed,11 hurt as bus rolls down hill
DEHRA DUN: Nineteen persons were killed and 11 injured when the bus they were travelling in from Pithoragarh to Bageshwar rolled down the hill road near Gangolihat on Thursday. Chief Minister Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, who is touring the ...
Promotion for constable for conquering Mount Everest
DEHRA DUN: Uttarakhand Director-General of Police Subhash Joshi has announced an out-of-turn promotion as sub-inspector and a cash award of Rs.20,000 for constable Ashish Kumar Singh who with eight others conquered Mount Everest and hoisted ...
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