Malnutrition bigger threat than Maoism in Chhattisgarh: Baghel

Malnutrition bigger threat than Maoism in Chhattisgarh: Baghel

Monday, 19 August 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that malnutrition is much bigger threat than Left wing extremism in the State. To combat the threat, the state government is working hard to improve the health of its people. Baghel was delivering a special lecture titled “Changing Chhattisgarh Under New Leadership” at India...

Mamata responsible for BJP's growth in Bengal: Adhir Chowdhury

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

The "policies and politics" of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her party, the TMC, has helped the BJP gain ground in the state, leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, has said. He also said that due to the weakening of opposition parties like the Congress...

Ground Penetrating Radars being used to locate bodies; toll now 121

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

Ground Penetrating Radars were put into use on Sunday to locate bodies at Kavalappara in Malappuram and Puthumala in Wayanad, where massive landslides had wiped out two villages, even as the toll in rain battered Kerala climbed to 121 with the retrieval of more bodies. A team of experts from Hyderabad...

3 illegal B’deshi immigrants held while crossing over to India

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Malda

Three illegal Bangladeshi immigrants were arrested in early hours of Sunday near the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal's Malda district, while trying to crossover to India, officials said. Bangladesh nationals entered the country for seeking jobs here, they said. The infiltrators are residents of Rajshahi and Chapai Nawabganj districts of the neighbouring...

Magsaysay winner says put under house arrest, UP official denies charge

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Lucknow

Ramon Magsaysay Award winner social activist Sandeep Pandey here on Sunday claimed that he was put under house arrest on three occasions in the past week to prevent him from expressing views on national issues. The Lucknow district administration, however, rejected the claim. "In the past one week, we have been stopped...

NRC authority mulls action against official for irregularities in checking docs: Sources

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Guwahati

The NRC authority is considering recommending strong action against a senior Assam Government official for alleged irregularities in checking documents of people from Chamaria and some nearby areas in Kamrup district after which re-verification had to be done, sources close to the development said. Kamrup Deputy Commissioner Kamal Kumar Baishya has...

Rajasthan rain: 49 killed since June 15

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PTI | Jaipur

Forty-nine people have died in rain-related incidents in Rajasthan since June 15, an official said on Sunday. Brijendra Singh, OSD, Department of Disaster Management, Relief and Civil Defence told PTI that there was no flood-like situation anywhere in the State. In Kota and Baran, the Army was alerted as a precautionary measure,...

Money spent on tiger reserves’ management brings indirect benefits

Monday, 19 August 2019 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Every rupee spent on the management of tiger reserves in the country brought in indirect benefits worth Rs 346 to Rs 7,488 within and outside the protected areas, as per the findings of a Government study which analysed 10 of India’s 50 big cat habitats. Most of the benefits have...

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