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BSF seizes 3 Pak boats off Kutch

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PNS | GANDHINAGAR | in Sunday Pioneer

A day after apprehension of five boats along with three Pakistani fishermen from Harami Nalla area of Sir Creek off Kutch coast, the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized three more boats belonging to the neighbouring country and arrested three persons on Saturday. ‘‘Search operation is still going on. The...

Roadmap ready for Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas: Yogi

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Sunday Pioneer

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday claimed that his Government was committed to “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas” and had chalked out a roadmap for huge industrial investment in all the sectors so that not just the State would develop, but every individual had some job in his hand...

Kerala’s tainted NCP Min runs out of options

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi | in Sunday Pioneer

Kerala Transports Minister Thomas Chandy, the only NCP minister in entire India, has expressed willingness to resign from the State Cabinet as his position has become extremely untenable following serious allegations of encroaching public land and lake, land-filling paddy fields and wetlands in violation of laws and rules and carrying...

‘Hopeful that obstacles to Ram temple will go away’

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PTI | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

The Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha on Saturday expressed the hope that all obstacles to building a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya would "wither away" and people would witness its construction very soon. The remarks by the outfit's chief Chandra Parakash Kaushik comes amid reports of proposal of mediation...

TN Bar Council prohibits 742 advocates from practicing

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PTI | Chennai | in Sunday Pioneer

The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has prohibited 742 lawyers from practising law, pending disposal of showcause notices to be issued against them. All these lawyers had pursued legal education based on degrees obtained through the open university system, the Bar council said. A communication issued by the council's secretary...

Padmavati row: Protesters demand screening of film before expert panel

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PTI | Jaipur | in Sunday Pioneer

Protests seeking a ban on upcoming Bollywood film 'Padmavati' continued on Saturday as members of royal families, right-wing outfits and even tourist guides demanded that the Deepika Padukone-starrer be screened before an expert panel, ahead of its commercial release. BJP MLA and a member of the erstwhile Jaipur royal family, Diya...

4 boys have joined hands in Guj but won't achieve much: Prasad

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PTI | Lucknow | in Sunday Pioneer

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi, saying three "boys" from Gujarat have joined hands with him for the State polls but they won't be able to achieve much as the BJP will easily retain power. Speaking at a newspaper event here, the Law Minister...

NC pins hopes on MHA team's visit to border areas in J&K

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | PTI | Jammu | in Sunday Pioneer

Opposition National Conference on Saturday expressed hopes that the visit of a five-member team, led by a senior Home Ministry official, to the border areas of Jammu and Kashmir would help in mitigating the difficulties of the people who bear the brunt of unprovoked shelling by Pakistan. The team, led by...

These wild men

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 | Sangeeta Yadav | in Sunday Pioneer

They increased forest cover by planting thousands of trees. They risked their lives to protect endangered species from being poached and ending up as exotic dishes on up-market dinner table. They generated employment through wildlife tourism. Sangeeta Yadav brings some such heart-warming stories of men of the wilds Brahma putra He has...

‘I want audiences to be virtual distributors’

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 | Sangeeta Yadav | in Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | Anand Gandhi Meet this man on a mission to create a new kind of cine industry catering to intelligent audience with meaningful cinema. Sangeeta Yadav chats up Gandhi to know why he chose to make a full-length feature on Arvind Kejriwal and why focus need to dress up as...



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Charges filed against 592 in PMT 2012 case

24 Nov 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed a charge-sheet against 592 accused persons, including promoters of three private medical colleges from Bhopal - JN Choksey, chairman of LN Medical College, SN Vijaywargiya of People's Medical College and Ajay Goenka of Chirayu Medical College - and one from Indore - Suresh Singh Bhadoriya of Index Medical College, in the MPPEB scam. In the charge-sheet, four MPPEB officials, three persons...

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