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18 drown as boat capsizes in Yamuna in UP

18 drown as boat capsizes in Yamuna in UP

Baghpat, Sept 14 (UNI) At least 18 labourers drowned after their boat capsized in Yamuna river in this district of Uttar Pradesh today. Police sources here said the boat, carrying around 60 labourers from Baghpat to Haryana, was overloaded and it capsized on the UP-Haryana border. Meanwhile, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed his grief over the death of the people in the boat tragedy. He has announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased. The Chief Minister has also directed district officials to provide all assistance to the victims' families. Confirming the number of deaths, Inspector General of Police (Meerut Zone) Ram Kumar, who was on the site, told UNI that 24 people have been rescued from the river but few were unconscious. He said 15 people were rescued too by the local people. The incident occurred near Katha village under Kotwali police station area of the district. Most of the victims are native of Katha and its nearby village. Senior officials have rushed to the spot and were supervising the rescue operation. UNI MB SV 1051

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Newly elected RJD MLA Shahnawaz Alam takes oath

20 Jun 2018 | 6:58 PM

Patna, Jun 20 (UNI) Newly elected RJD MLA from Jokihat constituency
Shahnawaz Alam was today administered oath by Speaker of Bihar Legislative
Assembly Vijay Kumar Chaudhary.

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Pannu thanks Punjab farmers for sowing paddy on scheduled time

20 Jun 2018 | 6:56 PM

Chandigarh, June 20 (UNI) Thanking the farmers for sowing paddy on the scheduled time, Tandrust Punjab Mission Director Kahan Singh Pannu said according to the scientists, the ground water is depleting fast and going down annually by two and a half feet.

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Khattar urges BJP workers to disseminate govt achievements to people

20 Jun 2018 | 6:55 PM

Chandigarh, June 20 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday urged the members of BJP Kisan, Mahila and Alpsankhyak (Minority) Morcha to disseminate government achievements to the people and encourage them to avail its benefits.

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Two killed, five injured in road accident

20 Jun 2018 | 6:54 PM

Srinagar, June 20 (UNI) Two persons were killed while five others injured in a road accident at Sinthan top in South Kashmir district of Anantnag on Wednesday, official sources said.

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Sahai advocates for phase wise, time bound agitation against BJP

20 Jun 2018 | 6:54 PM

Ranchi, Jun 20​ (UNI)​
A meeting of the Jharkhand Pradesh Election Campaign Committee headed by former Union Minister and senior party leader Subodhkant Sahai was held at the state headquarters of the party here in which he advocated for the need of conducting a phase wise and time bound agitation against the mis-governance of the BJP.

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