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After capturing the pole position in 2015, girls continue to dominate the CBSE Class XII results, declared on Sunday, wearing the all-India topper’s hat for the third consecutive year. And, yet again three of the four all-India toppers are g…
The death toll from devastating floods in Sri Lanka has risen to 150. The Disaster Management Centre also said in Colombo today that 112 persons are still unaccounted for. The authorities have stepped up rescue operations and are rushing aid to nearly half a million people displaced by the worst torrential rains since 2003. Sri … Continue reading Sri lanka Flood: Death toll rises to 150…
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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha national president Poonam Mahajan has alleged that Kerala’s LDF government has failed to provide adequate security to women in the state. Maintaining that the crime rate against women in the southern state is higher than the national average, she said it is the responsibility of the Kerala government to ensure that … Continue reading Women feel unsafe in Kerala, says Poonam Mahajan…
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STATE TIMES NEWS Srinagar: An Army porter was killed while another sustained injuries in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Keran sector of Kashmir. An Army official said on Sunday that, “Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Keran sector yesterday by resorting to unprovoked firing, resulting […] The post Pakistan violates ceasefire, porter killed appeared first on State…
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STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: A large number of wetlands and water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached upon, posing a serious threat to biodiversity. The state government has said that 718 people have encroached upon 422 acres of wetlands in Kashmir Valley. To retrieve water bodies from encroachers, the state forest department has […] The post Large-scale encroachment of water bodies, 718 booked appeared first on State…
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STATE TIMES NEWS Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned two Kashmiri separatist leaders to its headquarters in Delhi on Monday in connection with a case related to the funding of terror and subversive activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Farooq Ahmad Dar alias ‘Bitta Karate’ and Javed Ahmed Baba alias ‘Gazi’ of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat have […] The post Separatists to appear before NIA in Delhi today appeared first on State…
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AGENCY New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah has ruled out dialogue on the Kashmir issue until stone-pelting ends, but insisted that the government will talk to everyone once violence ends. Asked if the government will speak to the Hurriyat (separatists) too as was done by the previous NDA government, he told PTI, “Once violence ends […] The post Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah appeared first on State…
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 AGENCY New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his four-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning on Monday is aimed at boosting India’s economic engagement with these nations and inviting more investment. In the first leg of his six-day trip, he will visit Germany, where he will hold talks with Chancellor […] The post PM to embark on 4-nation tour today appeared first on State …
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AGENCY New Delhi: Aerated drinks and consumer durables like TV, AC, washing machines and refrigerators will cost more, while smartphones, small cars and daily use items will turn cheaper when the GST is implemented from July. An analysis of the tax rates decided by the all-powerful GST Council for over 1,200 goods and 500 services […] The post TV, AC to cost more, smart phones to be cheaper under GST appeared first on State…
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Noida: In an administrative reshuffle, Noida city magistrate Ramanuj Singh has been transferred to Balrampur as additional district magistrate (ADM), while Gautam Budh Nagar additional DM Vivek Kumar Shrivastava has been shifted to Gorakhpur as city magistrate. They are among the 222 Provincial Civil Service (PCS) officers transferred by the state government on Sunday. Other officials transferred from Noida and Greater Noida include Noida Authority additional CEO Shishir…
On W, a 30-year-old Gurgaon resident was molested in full public view near Sohna Chowk. ​The Sector 8 resident revisited the spot showing us how dark and unsafe it is, despite being a stone’s throw away from the office of the Police Com…
AMN / Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying imposing restrictions on cattle trade will affect the India’s secular ethos and millions of livelihoods. Vijayan also said that such restrictions in a hasty manner will prove to be a “challenge in upholding the plurality” which … Continue reading Curbs on cattle trade affect secular ethos, Kerala CM to PM…
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TIA NEWS Reacting to the Centre’s decision, banning the sale and purchase of cattle, senior Congress leader and former Union minister A K Antony said the notification should be “torn to bits” and “dumped in a dust-bin”. The UDF will observe ‘black day’ on Monday against the ban, opposition leader in the assembly Ramesh Chennithala … Continue reading Notification on Cattle should be “dumped in a dust-bin”: Antony →…
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CHANDIGARH, Punjab—Acting on the petition moved by Sehajdhari Sikh Party, the Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Union government of India as well as the State government of Punjab to clarify their stance on Sikh Gurdwara Amendment Act, 2016. The High Court bench comprising Justices Mahesh Grover and Shekher Dhawan h…
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NEW DELHI—Following Captain Amarinder Singh’s disclosure about extra-judicial killings of 21 Sikhs, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has announced to lodge a case against him before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for betraying 21 Sikhs, which led to their extrajudicial murder. Notably, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had confessed in a twe…
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STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Continuing his campaign to aware the common populace about the risk factors responsible for the causation of cardiovascular diseases, Dr. Sushil Sharma on Sunday conducted a health check up-cum-awareness camp in Village Marjali Block Bhalwal, here. Over 250 patients availed the services rendered by the team of doctors under the supervision […] The post Tobacco has devastating effects on cardiovascular environs: Dr Sushil appeared first on State…
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Coimbatore: Bhavani River, which was recently found to be contaminated with high amounts of faecal matter, has a new source of pollution - A municipality-run public toilet located near the bridge on Ooty Main Road at Odanthurai. A report from the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) in February had found the river water highly contaminated with faecal matter. M Jaikumar, joint secretary of Save Bhavani Trust said the toilet was constructed two years ago.…
Coimbatore: Former chief minister O Pannerselvam left for his hometown Periyakulam in Theni after a four-day rejuvenation treatment at Arya Vaidya Sala at Ramanathapuram here on Sunday. En route to his hometown, the AIADMK dissident stopped at the Eachanari Vinayagar temple and another two temples in Coimbatore district to offer prayers. He, however, refused to speak to the media. According to OPS supporters, their leader had been under a lot of stress after the…
Coimbatore: Two young women, both sisters, who were caught in slush while taking bath in Thirumurthy Dam near Udumalpet, drowned on Saturday. They were identified as S Kalpana, 22, and her sister S Ruba, 20, hailing from Sivasakthi Colony in Udumalpet in Tirupur district. Kalpana was pursuing MPhil in a private college and her younger sister was a final year degree student at the Government Arts College in Udumalpet, police sources said. "The sisters, along with their…
Coimbatore: Generally people laud growing trees. But it becomes a cause of concern when they start growing on walls of buildings and flyovers. Avinashi Road flyover in the city is a case in point. Roots and branches of peepal trees are seen growing out from various spots of the flyover, raising fear among motorists over the safety and weakening of the structure. With cracks appearing in the walls of the flyover, the structure is in a dilapidated condition. While the…