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Sultry morning welcomes Delhiites, dust storm predicted towards night

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

It was a sultry morning in the national Capital with the weatherman predicting dust storm accompanied by squall towards the night. The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30 AM was 26.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, a Meteorological Department official said.The maximum temperature was recorded at 42.2 degrees Celsius, three...

Baijal inspects beautification of spaces under E Delhi flyovers

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi Anil Baijal on Saturday inspected areas under East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) regarding “beautification” of spaces under flyovers and “re-development” of markets. During the visit, Baijal inaugurated the beautification work at Keshav Chowk flyover, Shahdara. Present among the officials were Principal Secretary, PWD, Ms Renu Sharma;...

No ration for those who did not avail it for 3 months: Govt

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Government has decided to stop distribution of ration to those who did not avail it for three consecutive months from January to March. As per the orders, such beneficiaries will not get their quota of ration till they get their verification done by Food and Supply Officers (FSOs). In...

Gzb to seek aid from UP Govt to meet its share in Metro project

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | SP Singh | GHAZIABAD | in Sunday Pioneer

The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation would seek immediate assistance from the Uttar Pradesh Government to meet its share of funding in the ongoing Delhi Metro project amounting to Rs 246.35 crore. The proposal for the same has been passed by the executive committee of the Corporation in its meeting held on...

Lawyer held at Delhi airport for using fake ticket to enter terminal area

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A Haryana-based lawyer was apprehended at the Delhi airport for allegedly using a “fake ticket” to enter the terminal building, officials said on Saturday. H K Panwar, an advocate working at the district court in Bhiwani, was intercepted by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel yesterday as he was...

Panel seeks report from Khadi Board

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Minorities Commission sought a detailed report from Khadi Gramodyog Board asking the reasons for the alleged rejection of almost every loan application of people belonging to minority community in last two years. In the report sought by the panel it has asked why almost no loans were given to...

2 killed, 50 hurt as riots break out in Aurangabad

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai | in Sunday Pioneer

Two persons were killed and 50 others injured, while 100 shops and at least 50 vehicles were torched when riots broke out in different parts of Maharashtra’s Aurangabad city during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. What began as clashes between two groups over an illegal water tap...

‘Janakpur-Ayodhya direct bus service will strengthen India-Nepal ties’

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Sunday Pioneer

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the cultural relationship has gone beyond the political bond between India and Nepal with the beginning of a new bus service between Janakpur (Nepal) and Ayodhya. Yogi welcomed the passengers of the maiden bus trip which reached Ramkatha Park on the banks of Saryu...

CPM under SIT lens

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi | in Sunday Pioneer

The family of Sreejith (26), who was murdered in police custody at Varappuzha near Kochi over a month ago, on Saturday alleged that the police had arrested him as a result of a conspiracy hatched by local CPI(M) functionaries even as the special investigation team of the Kerala Police looking...

CRPF man killed in J&K gunfight with terrorists

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar | in Sunday Pioneer

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was killed during a gunfight with terrorist who managed to escape from the site of encounter in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Police said the operation was called off to avoid collateral damage. Official sources said the encounter triggered off past midnight in...



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Modi visits J'khand today, to review aspirational districts' dev

25 May 2018 | Santosh Narayan | Ranchi

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Jharkhand visit on Friday sits with the Deputy Commissioners and officials of the 19 aspirational districts it would boost hope of speedy development of the areas that have been in the red zone. It is learnt that all the DCs concerned have been told to be ready with crisp presentations highlighting not only the good works done in their areas identified but also...

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