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Bridge blown up
Nawada: Proscribed CPI (Maoist) cadre on Monday blew up a bridge with dynamite near Baghaura under Roh police station in Bihar’s Nawada district, the police said. Engineers were pressed into service to repair the bridge to restore ...

Lawyer jailed
Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday held Dr Suman Lal, a senior lawyer, guilty of contempt and sentenced her to simple imprisonment for 15 days. PTI ...

Haryana announces new Excise Policy
Quota for Scheduled Castes in vend allotment

Concession for women in Haryana buses
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Government on Monday decided to provide a 50 per cent concession in bus fares to women above the age of 60 years in ordinary buses of Haryana Roadways, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced after chairing a ...

Himachal Pradesh
A tax-free budget for Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir
Work paralysed in Govt. offices as J&K employees go on strike


Winged carriers of diseases grow unabated Pondy Pulse
Residents living along the banks of 10 canals have to live with gruelling mosquito bite and stench from canals

CPI (M) condemns assault on party cadres
PUDUCHERRY: The Puducherry unit of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded immediate action against those responsible for the assault on their party activist on Sunday night during a street corner meeting near ...

Muthialpet residents take out rally
PUDUCHERRY: A large number of residents of Muthialpet led by the local MLA Nandha T. Saravanan took out a rally to protest the delay in construction stone wall on the coastline along the fishing hamlets in their area. In a memorandum ...

ESI ties up with private hospitals in Chennai
PUDUCHERRY: The Employees State Insurance Corporation, Puducherry has tied up with three private hospitals in Chennai and one in Puducherry for specialised treatment to ESI beneficiaries. Assistant Director, ESI Corporation, D. ...

Canteen for ex-servicemen
PUDUCHERRY: Lieutenant Governor Govind Singh Gurjar will inaugurate a canteen for the ex-servicemen at the NCC Group Headquarters Complex, Lawspet on Tuesday. — Staff ...

Appointment of lecturers opposed
PUDUCHERRY: Secretary of Communist Party of India N. Kalainathan has objected to the appointment of lecturers, who had failed in the oral and written tests for the posts at society colleges, on part-time basis at government colleges. In ...

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Common man will be hit hard by Budget: Badal
‘Proposals empty of substance and lack required fiscal daring’

Mini-supermarkets for Rajasthan villages
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Government’s Cooperative Department will shortly open mini-supermarkets in villages to provide quality products at reasonable prices to the rural populace. The first such store will be opened at Kulhadia Ka Baas ...

Former ruler of Alwar dead
JAIPUR: The last ruler of the erstwhile State of Alwar, Maharaja Tej Singh, passed away on Sunday. He was 98. The former ruler breathed his last at his Delhi residence, Alwar House, on Aurangzeb Road. All-India Congress Committee ...

Uttar Pradesh
Congress for honourable pact: Digvijay
‘We did not approach Samajwadi Party with a begging bowl on seat-sharing’

BSP fields Mukhtar Ansari from Varanasi
Varanasi: The ruling BSP in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday declared the main accused in the BJP-MLA Krishnanand Rai murder case, Mukhtar Ansari as its candidate from Varanasi for the coming Lok Sabha polls. The candidature of Ansari, an ...

70 taken ill
Muzaffarnagar: At least 70 people were admitted to hospitals after they took ill due to suspected food poisoning during a marriage ceremony at Wajipdpur village in Baghpat district, police said on Monday. The incident took place last ...

Two shot dead
Etawah: Two persons were shot dead on Monday by unidentified youths at a petrol pump in the city, a police spokesman said. Santu Chauhan and Bablu Yadav had stopped at the petrol pump to get their two-wheeler refilled when they were ...

Employee found dead
Kotdwar: A BSNL employee was found dead in his office in Dwarikhal village of Pauri Garwal district. Ramesh Panwar (48) of Kosunder village, working at telephone exchange at Dwarikhal, was found dead on Sunday in his office by villagers ...

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