J&K LG announces Rs 28,400-crore Industrial Developmental Scheme

J&K LG announces Rs 28,400-crore Industrial Developmental Scheme

Friday, 08 January 2021 | Pioneer News Service | Jammu

Much awaited Industrial Developmental Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir, aimed at  generating employment in both manufacturing and service sectors, was made public by the Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday. The scheme with a total outlay of Rs. 28,400 crore upto the year 2037 was earlier approved by the Union government headed...

NIA conducts searches in J&K, Punjab in narco-terror case

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted searches at six locations, five in Jammu district and one in Tarn-Taran district of Punjab, in connection with investigation of a narco-terror module related to seizure of about 61 kg heroin along with arms and ammunitions on September 20 last year at...

Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi, her husband turn approver

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

PNB Bank fraud mastermind Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi Modi, alias Purvi Mehta, and her husband Maiank Mehta have turned approver in the case and also agreed to assist the authorities in realising and repatriating various assets in India and abroad worth `579 crore to the Government of India. These assets...

55% people above 60 years suffer from chronic disease: Survey

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Around 55 per cent people above the age of 60 years suffer from a chronic disease, according to the wave one of the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) released on Wednesday. According to the report, around 40 per cent have some form of disability and 20 per cent suffer from...

6 from Mewat held for extorting money using morphed videos

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With the arrest of six men from Mewat region, the Delhi Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted an “extortion racket” being operated from Rajasthan Bharatpur. Police said that the accused were blackmailing people, after contacting them over social media, in the name of edited and morphed videos. Earlier, on October...

EOW arrests 2 men for fraud

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police has arrested two men, including former senior manager of Bank of India for alleged embezzlement and misappropriation of funds of several people through fraudulent transactions. The accused have been identified as Ram Pat Singh (62), who is a retired senior bank manager of...

2 more Delhi residents test +ve for UK corona strain

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Two more Delhi residents have tested positive for the new coronavirus strain as a result of door-to-door medical check up of people who have recently arrived from the United Kingdom and those who came in their contact in the city, an official said on Wednesday. With this, nine residents of the...

Diversion on EPE today for farmers' tractor rally

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PTI | Noida

There will be diversions on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) during the afternoon on Thursday in view of a “tractor rally” called by farmers protesting against the new central farm laws, police here said on Wednesday. The Eastern Peripheral Expressway also known as the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal Expressway is a 135-km-long six-lane road...

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