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Senior BSEB officials suspended
Patna: Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) has suspended two senior officials after they were arrested by the state vigilance bureau for allegedly accepting bribe. General Manager-cum-Chief Engineer, Central Electricity Area (Patna), ...

Bihar doctors to continue strike
PATNA: Talks between the Bihar Human Rights Commission and the Junior Doctors’ Association failed on Tuesday as the 1,000-odd junior doctors resolved to continue their strike that has paralysed medical services in the State for the past ...

Air taxi service in Bihar soon
Patna: With an increase in tourist flow to Bihar, an air taxi service connecting various Buddhist sites in the state would be launched soon. “An air taxi system would soon be ready for the key Buddhist centres and places of other ...

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Jammu & Kashmir
Man sentenced to death for killing brother’s children
JAMMU: Nine years after a man brutally attacked his brother’s family killing three of his children, a court here has sentenced him to death for the “diabolic” and “cold-blooded” act. Second Additional ...

Maoists kill villager in Jharkhand
Jamshedpur: A man was on Tuesday gunned down by suspected Maoists in Nimdih of Jharkhand’s Saraikela-Kharswan district. The police said a group of armed Maoists arrived in Barudih Tola in Chaliama village and shot dead Sheoraj ...

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Madhya Pradesh

Rahul is not a criminal: Mahesh Bhatt
MUMBAI: Film-maker Mahesh Bhatt has slammed media reports that his son Rahul was not allowed to leave Mumbai in connection with the David Headley affair. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is gathering information from Rahul, who ...


More efforts for welfare of ex-servicemen sought
“Some have expressed willingness for re-employment”

MSSRF identifies 10 from Puducherry for fellowship
PUDUCHERRY: Ten persons from Puducherry will be awarded Jamsetji Tata National Virtual Academy (NVA) Fellowship by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) on December 4 at Chennai. They are among 227 people selected for the ...

Training programme on tyre care for PRTC drivers
PUDUCHERRY: Drivers and technicians of the Puducherry Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) participated in a training programme on tyre care, on Tuesday . It was conducted by technicians of TVS Tread. “PRTC buses are generally ...

Three persons arrested, fake IMFL seized
PUDUCHERRY: Sleuths of the Excise Department on Tuesday seized a vehicle carrying around 4,000 bottles of fake Indian Made Liquor and arrested three persons. Following a tip-off that fake IMFL was being manufactured in Karikkalampakam, ...

CPI(M) flays Puducherry government
PUDUCHERRY: The Puducherry unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has criticised the Congress government on law and order front. Addressing a press conference here, Tamil Nadu State committee member of the party T. Murugan said ...

PTDC, PRTC staff to protest
PUDUCHERRY: Members of catering employees union and water sports employees union of the Puducherry Tourism Development Corporation will stage a dharna on Wednesday, outside the PTDC office at Colas Nagar. Their demands include ...

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Uttar Pradesh
Urdu translation of Vande Matram sought
Lucknow: Amidst a controversy over reciting of Vande Matram by Muslims, the All India Shia Personal Law Board has asked the Centre to get the national song translated in Urdu to help the community understand the real meaning and spirit of the ...

Teenaged boy dies of dengue
Lucknow: A teenaged boy died due to dengue at Chhatrapati Shahuji Medical Univeristy here, Health Department sources said on Tuesday. Nineteen-year-old Ankit, a resident of Sneh Nagar locality of Alambagh, was suffering from high fever ...

College principal arrested
Varanasi: A college principal accused of severely beating a Class II boy, who succumbed to injuries later in Mirzapur district recently, has been arrested. Sunil Dubey was picked by the police on Monday from Vindhyachal railway station ...

Two IAS officers in UP transferred
Lucknow: In a minor reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh Government has transferred two IAS officers. Secretary (Medical and Health) Lalit Varma has swapped places with Secretary (Youth Welfare) Prabhat Kumar Sarangi. ...

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West Bengal
Fake currency worth 30 lakh seized
KOLKATA: Three Bangladeshi citizens, suspected of having links with Pakistan-based terror outfits, were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police here on Tuesday. Fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs. 30 lakh ...

West Bengal to monitor employees’ attendance
New Government notification takes immediate effect

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