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De-seal all shops, residential plots, LoP tells civic agencies

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta on Saturday asked all three civic agencies to immediately de-seal all shops, residential plots and mix use properties that were sealed on directions of Supreme Court appointed "Monitoring Committee". Gupta said all these establishments now fulfill the parameters of Master Plan-2021, after it...

Jagannath Rath Yatra ends peacefully

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Nayan Dave | GANDHINAGAR | in Sunday Pioneer

The State administration heaved sigh of relief following peaceful completion of 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Ahmedabad on Saturday in presence of lakhs of devotees and amid tight security arrangement. India’s second biggest annual procession (Rath Yatra) of Lord Jagannath after Puri in Odisha passes through some of the...

Cabbie who robbed another driver at knife point arrested

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Ola cab driver and his associates identified as Anshuman Chopra and Amit Kumar, who robbed and carjacked fellow Ola driver were arrested on Friday. The incident occurred on Wednesday when complainant Devendra Yadav resident of Bihar picked up two passengers from Kalyanpuri to Noida, Greater Noida and Pari Chowk. DCP (East)...

Omar calls Congress tweet about PM Modi, Sharif ‘disappointing’

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | Srinagar | in Sunday Pioneer

National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah said on Saturday that the Congress’s tweet about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and incarcerated former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was disappointing. “There are a lot of things I will be critical of PM Modi for but attempting to repair India’s relations with Pakistan is certainly...

Gang of car thieves busted in Gzb, 2 held

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | SP Singh | GHAZIABAD | in Sunday Pioneer

The Ghaziabad Police have busted a high-tech auto lifters' gang and arrested two persons in this connection in Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh, said Ghaziabad Police chief Vaibhav Krishna on Saturday. Nine luxury cars were also recovered from them. Police recovered nine luxury cars from their possession including Honda city, Hyundai Verna,...

Naqvi flags off first batch of Haj pilgrims

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims and said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed. The first batch of 410 Haj pilgrims from Delhi left for Madina from the Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning. A total...

Man lynched in Karnataka on suspicion of being child-lifter

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

Yet another incident of lynching which left one dead has shamed the entire country. This incident which happened in Murki village in Aurad taluk of Bidar district in Karnataka on Friday has sent shock waves of mob brutality. A mob lynched a youth in Murki village on Saturday night ...

Protests against Trump’s UK visit continue

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Agencies | London | in Sunday Pioneer

Thousands have taken to the Edinburgh streets in a third day of protests against Donald Trump’s UK visit.They demonstrated as the US President played golf during a visit to his Turnberry resort on the Ayrshire coast.Trump is in Scotland with his wife and family on a private visit ahead of...

Maryam, husband to challenge verdict; Sharif lands in ‘B’ class jail

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Agencies | Islamabad | in Sunday Pioneer

Ex-Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam and her husband have decided to appeal against the July 6 verdict by an accountability court. The two along with Sharif were convicted and sentenced in absentia to lengthy prison terms in connection with their ownership of properties in London. The appeal, that will...

Abbasi, Shahbaz among 1,500 booked for supporting Sharif

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | Lahore | in Sunday Pioneer

Around 1,500 PML-N workers and leaders, including Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Shahbaz Sharif, were booked on Saturday under terrorism and other charges for taking out a rally here in support of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Police said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders and workers have been booked for taking...



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Demolition continues, encroachment in gated colonies to be razed too

19 Jul 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

The court ordered anti-encroachment drive continued in Dehradun with 280 encroachments being demolished and 185 being marked on Wednesday. A total of 2196 encroachments have been demolished, 4674 have been marked and 88 buildings have been sealed so far...

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