Telangana CM's surprise visits to review village, town progress

Telangana CM's surprise visits to review village, town progress

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | IANS | Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will personally make surprise visits from next week to check the progress of Palle and Pattana Pragathi programmes (village and town progress), including the functioning of Panchayati Raj and municipal officers all over the State. Rao will also hold a review meeting with additional collectors...

Kingpin of IL&FS held in Chennai, sent to judicial custody for 15 days

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

Ravi Parthasarathy (69), chairman of the high profile Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) was arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Tamil Nadu Police on Friday and a Chennai court remanded him to judicial custody for 15 days. Ravi Parthasarathy, a close associate of former Finance Minister and Congress...

Rs 40 lakh relief to family of martyred BJP leader Rakesh

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | PNS | Jammu

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday sanctioned an ex-gratia amount of Rs 40 lakh to the family of Rakesh Pandita killed by terrorists in Tral, Pulwama on June 2. Conveying condolences to the family members of the deceased President of Municipal Committee Tral, the Lt Governor said that the whole administration...

2 cops, 2 civilians killed in Sopore terrorist attack

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Two policemen and an equal number of civilians were killed while three cops  and another civilian received critical injuries in a daring strike by a group of three motorcycle borne terrorists in the Arampora area of Sopore town of North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday. According to police, two local and...

Migrant workers return as 2nd wave subsides

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | IANS | Patna

As the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, migrant workers across different States have started returning to work leaving their native villages. The Government has assured about providing employment to the workers who have returned to the cities for resuming employment. After the onset of the second wave of coronavirus...

Smriti urges citizens to report about child labour

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

On World Day Against Child Labour, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday appealed to every citizen to report instances of child labour on PENCIL portal or call on Childline 1098. Reaffirming her commitment towards combatting child labour, Irani said it is with people’s participation that it can be...

North India to soon get relief from sizzling heat

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

As Mumbai continues to be lashed with heavy to very heavy rains for the last four days, north India is expected to get relief from the scorching heat soon as the southwest monsoon is expected to cover it in the next two three days except south Rajasthan and Kutch region...

Infection on the wane in Bihar; State left with less than 6,000 active cases

Sunday, 13 June 2021 | PNS | Patna

Bihar reported less than 500 fresh  Covid-19 cases and under 20 fatalities on Saturday when it was also left with an active caseload of under 6,000, all reassuring signs that the second wave was on the wane. According to the State health department, the number of fresh cases was 432 which...

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