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Govt slow in investigating irregularities in Adani’s inflated invoicing: Cong

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Congress on Friday accused the Modi Government of going slow on the investigation into alleged irregularities in the practice of invoicing on import of electrical equipments and machinery by a subsidiary of the Adani Enterprises. The party also demanded a CBI investigation monitored by a Supreme Court judge into the...

Postage stamp featuring Mithila headgear issued

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

For the first time, a postage stamp featuring the famous 'paag' or headgear worn by the people of Bihar's Mithila region has been issued. "The paag carries a lot of respect and is worn by the people of Mithila with pride. The paag dates back to pre- historic times when it...

Central Govt official praises Telangana's land survey

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 | PTI | Hyderabad

The comprehensive land survey taken up by Telangana has been appreciated by a Central Government official, the State Government said today.Hukum Singh Meena, Joint Secretary, Department of Land resources, today said the Centre would extend all its support to the exercise, according to a release from the Chief Minister's office.Meena...

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Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 | Pioneer

PM to inaugurate Rs 15k cr NH project New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stone for Rs 15,000-crore National Highway projects in Rajasthan on August 29. The 11 projects include a 6-lane Cable Stayed Bridge across river Chambal at Kota. These are at Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Pali,...

Not doing any favour, it’s your right: Yogi to farmers

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Implementing the much-hyped crop loan waiver, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that his Government had not done any favour, it has just bestowed the right back to farmers because “the agrarian class has remained the most neglected section in last 15 years”. The UP Government launched the implementation of crop loan...

Govt betraying farmers with miniscule relief: Cong, SP

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

The Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party attacked the Yogi Adityanath Government for betraying farmers by giving them miniscule relief after promising waiver off entire loans and ensuring 50 percent profit by raising Minimum Support Price (MSP) of agri-produce. “The farming community has been badly hit with various calamites and now...

2 Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Uttar Pradesh

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

In a joint operation, sleuths of Punjab Police along with Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of UP arrested two operatives of banned terror outfit Babbar Khalsa from Lucknow and adjoining district of Unnao. While the first arrest was made late on Wednesday night from Lucknow, the second was made from Unnao on...

No plan to move to Delhi, will remain as Maha CM: Fadnavis

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Scotching speculation about the possibility of his moving to New Delhi in the immediate future, Devendra Fadnavis said in Mumbai on Thursday that he would continue to remain as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Addressing the State BJP executive meeting at Borivli in north Mumbai, Fadnavis also said that there were...

New Metro Rail Policy ‘anti-people’: Mayawati

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati alleged that the New Metro Rail Policy announced by Narendra Modi Government on Wednesday was ‘anti-people’ and would adversely affect proposed Metro Rail projects in UP and across the country. Mayawati said that traffic arrangement of big cities will also be badly affected by the...

Akhilesh detained on way to meet Jailed SP leader

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president and former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav along with several MLCs and hundreds of supporters were detained in Unnao en route to Auraiyya on Thursday afternoon sparking statewide protests in which SP workers fought pitched battle with the police. The entourage was going to meet jailed SP...


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Govt to unveil new Haj policy this month: Naqvi

13 Aug 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on said in Mumbai on Saturday that the Haj Policy-2018 — aimed at making the piligrimage process “transparent” and “smooth” — would be unveiled later this month. Speaking at the 22nd annual Haj orientation camp organised for Haj pilgrims at Haj House in Mumbai, Naqvi said that from the next year, the Haj would be organised as per to...

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GSI to look for limestone deposits in Raigarh dist

19 Aug 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

The Geological Survey of India will carry out assessment of Limestone deposits In Laladhurwa-Jognipali Block of Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh. GSI last year took up assessment of limestone deposits at Birutola-Nawapara-Sohagpur Blocks of Kabirdham district in Chhattisgarh, officials stated...

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