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Burj Khalifa lights up with Tricolour as Modi visits

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | PTI | Dubai | in Sunday Pioneer

Dubai's iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa was tonight lit up in the colours of the Indian flag to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second visit to the country. The Indian tricolour will be displayed every hour for UAE residents to admire and enjoy, according to the Dubai-based real estate development company Emaar. “The...

CAIT delegation meets Rajnath over sealing

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Taking the issue of sealing of business establishments in Delhi to the Central Government, a delegation of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and apprises him of traders’ concern regarding ongoing sealing drive. The delegation stressed the need of bringing an ordinance by the...

Mehbooba orders strict vigil on vital installations

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | PTI | Jammu | in Sunday Pioneer

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday directed for strict vigil on vital installations, including airports, bus stands and crowded places, in the aftermath of a terror attack on the Sunjwan Army camp here. Two Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) were killed while a Colonel rank officer and daughter of an Army personnel...

‘Loo’ & behold! CM rushes in DUSIB CEO

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI | in Sunday Pioneer

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday has directed CEO of Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) Shurbir Singh to visit five community toilets at peak usage hours everyday till February 17. Seeking a status report on all such toilets located in the Capital, he also instructed official to share the...

Nodal officers appointed for property upkeep

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

In order to safeguard its properties against encroachment, the Irrigation and Flood Control Department of the Delhi Government has appointed executive engineers as nodal officers who would ensure that the Government’s properties under his or her jurisdiction are properly maintained, upkeep and protected from encroachment. An official said apart from this,...

Kejriwal calls for collective efforts to check air pollution

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday opined that “piecemeal” efforts to bring down levels of air pollution in Delhi are not a solution. He said while inaugurating a two-week “Clean Air Campaign” in the national Capital, that like the odd-even scheme, this campaign too is not a permanent solution...

Anil Baijal inspects Rani Jhansi flyover

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal inspected the under-construction Rani Jhansi grade Separator, an ambitious flyover project in north Delhi and directed the officials to make use of all the resources to commission the project at the earliest. The flyover, from near St Stephen’s Hospital to Filmistaan Cinema once completed would be open...

Trump blocks release of Dems’ memo on FBI surveillance

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | S Rajagopalan | Washington | in Sunday Pioneer

President Donald Trump has for now stopped the release of the Democrats’ counter-memo, rebutting Republican assertions over the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s “bias” and “surveillance abuses” targeting a former Trump campaign aide as part of its probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. In a letter to the...

Pence upstaged by 2 Koreas’ efforts to warm ties

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | AP | GANGNEUNG | in Sunday Pioneer

Vice President Mike Pence’s efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved to be short-lived, quickly drowned out by the images of the two Koreas marching and competing together, as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula. Pence spent...

Kim invites S Korea’s Moon to Pyongyang

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | AFP | GANGNEUNG | in Sunday Pioneer

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited the South’s President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang on Saturday, Seoul said, even as the US warned against falling for Pyongyang’s Olympic charm offensive. The invitation, delivered by Kim’s visiting sister Kim Yo Jong, said Kim was willing to meet the...


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Police recover illegal coal, seize five motorbikes

19 Feb 2018 | SURESH NIKHAR | Bokaro

A police team of Bokaro Thermal police station headed by inspector cum officer-in charge Parmeshwar Leyangi on Sunday morning conducted raids at Ganjutola in Armo forest area here and seized approx 2.5 tonnes of illegal coal along with their 4 motorcycles and 5 cycles,said Bokaro SP Kartik S...

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