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375 kg ganja seized, two held
Motihari (Bihar): The police have seized 375 kg ganja from a village in Bihar’s East Champaran district and arrested two persons. Assistant Commandant of Seema Sashastra Bal (SSB) Lokesh Kumar on Sunday said that on a tip off, an ...
7.7 p.c. growth rate likely for Himachal
SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh is likely to achieve a growth rate of 7.7 per cent for the current financial year against the expected growth of 7.1 percent at the national level according to the recent economic survey report presented in Vidhan ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Vaishnodevi pilgrim falls from pony, dies
Jammu: A woman pilgrim died after she fell from a pony back enroute to Vaishnodevi Temple in Katra area of Reasi district. Sudershna Devi (63) of Bhawani Nagar in Punjab’s Amritsar died on Saturday after she fell from a pony back, ...
Sushma’s possible gain may be M.P. ex-CM Joshi’s loss
Bhopal: The reported decision of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Madhya Pradesh to field senior leader Sushma Swaraj from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency may change equations within the State unit. Ms. Swaraj, who hails from Madhya Pradesh, ...
Mid-day meal scheme likely for government ITIs
Minister opens building for government ITI at Nettapakkam
Collector meets mobile service providers
Mahe festival from February 19
PUDUCHERRY: It will be more than a cultural fiesta at the festival of Mahe, “Mayyazhi Mahotsavam.” The four-day festival will open on February 19. The theme of the fete will be ‘Against terror.’ Home ...
“Ratify decision to declare Karaikal separate district”
PUDUCHERRY: Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) M. Ramadass has urged the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to ratify the territorial administration’s decision to declare Karaikal a separate district. In a letter to Union Home Minister ...
Human chain planned
PUDUCHERRY: The Sri Lankan Tamils Protection Movement will organise a human chain from Kanagachettikulam to Kannikoil on Tuesday seeking the Central government’s intervention to bring about a ceasefire in Sri Lanka and protect the ...
Two overhead tanks constructed
Country-made bombs recovered
PUDUCHERRY: The territorial police on Saturday night recovered seven country-made bombs from a vacant land near the Port Complex. The bombs concealed in a bag were recovered after the locals alerted the police about the presence of the ...
Minister attends Chandigarh seminar
PUDUCHERRY: Welfare Minister M. Kandasamy, who also holds the Cooperatives portfolio, took part in a seminar on bringing in reforms in rural cooperatives credit structure, held at Chandigarh from February 9 to 11. Mr. Kandasamy had said that ...
Sukhbir lays foundation for business centre
Amritsar: To develop the city as a business hub, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a Rs 2,500 crore business centre here. The “state-of-the-art” business centre will be planned ...
Corporates warned against any panic reaction during meltdown
‘Dedicated staff once allowed to leave are not likely to return’
Spotlight on removal of iodine deficiency
JAIPUR: The Global Network for Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency will be holding its board meeting here on February 19 and 20. The international coalition working for better coordination for removal of iodine deficiency and protection ...
ASI arrested on corruption charges
Kota: An assistant sub-inspector of Rajasthan Police has been arrested here by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly taking bribe. According to the officials, one Prakash Singh had complained against ASI Bhanwar Singh of Bhimganjmadi ...
Leopard gets trapped in snare, dies
Dehra Dun: A leopard that was rescued after being caught in a snare succumbed to injuries at Pokhariband area of Chamoli. Villagers found the six-year-old male leopard snared on Saturday and they passed on the information to forest ...
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