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13 killed while five critically injured children in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar area

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

In a tragic mishap, thirteen school children were killed while five others suffered critical injuries when a Tata magic vehicle on which they were heading to school was hit by a train at an unmanned railway crossing near Duddhi railway station in Kushinagar on Thursday morning. The vehicle driver also...

CM orders suspension of four officers after Kushinagar incident

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Acting tough during his Kushinagar visit, Chief Minister ordered the suspension of four officers and asked the district administration to lodge an FIR against management of Divine Public School which has been operating sans license and permission. The directives were issued after Yogi visited the accident site in Kushinagar where 13...

Morale of sexual offenders does not seem to be dampening

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Even as the government formulated more stringent laws against sexual abuse and several steps were taken to save members of the fairer sex from trauma, the morale of sexual offenders do not seem to be dampening. In a sensational case reported from Barabanki, three youths drugged a minor girl and made...

Intense battle of ballots

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Another intense battle of ballots is expected between the BJP and the united opposition with the Election Commission declaring the dates for by-election to Kairana Lok Sabha seat and Noorpur Assembly seat on Thursday. Polling for the by-polls will be held on May 28 and the results will be declared on...

Congress workers reacts strongly launching a counter attack on SP patron

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Even as top Congress leaders maintained studied silence over former Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s statement that Congress deserved only two Parliamentary seats in case of an alliance, Congress workers reacted strongly launching a counter attack on the SP patron. “Mulayam Singh always worked at the behest of BJP...

Kotia: No end to 65-yr-old Odisha-AP dispute

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

In a dispute that has been simmering for 65 long years, the Kotia group of villages on the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border is claimed by both States. The area of contention consists of 21 villages. The latest spark was added to the dispute in January this year when the Chandrababu Naidu Government...

University of Cambodia honours Samanta

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

KIIT & KISS founder Dr Achyuta Samanta was conferred with Distinguished Professorship in Humanities by the University of Cambodia on Thursday. The coveted distinction was awarded by Dr Kao Kim Hourn, Founder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the President of University of Cambodia. “Professor Achyuta Samanta, you have dedicated...

Actress Usasi faces counter-charge

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | ANGUL | in Bhubaneswar

The prime accused in the attack on Ollywood and opera actress Usasi Misra has filed a counter case against her for allegedly thrashing him and issuing him death threats. The case was filed against Usasi by Indramani Sahoo at the Talcher SDJM court on April 23. In the complaint, Indramani alleged that...

Riverside locals face double jeopardy

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | RAJ KUMAR SHARMA | JHARSUGUDA | in Bhubaneswar

The Mahanadi is known as the lifeline of thousands of fishermen families of both Odisha and Chhattisgarh. But in recent years, due to constant fall in its water level since the onset of summer, the fishermen are reeling under livelihood crisis. This year, the situation has become very critical. Dryness is...

Bari BJP leader Samal joins BJD

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

BJP leader Nilamani Samal along with his supporters joined the ruling BJD under the leadership of local MLA Debasis Nayak on Thursday. He was the BJP candidate for the Bari Assembly seat in the 2014 general elections. BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik welcomed Samal and his supporters to...



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