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9 narcotic smugglers arrested; narcotics worth crores, Rs 24.23 lakh in cash seized in J&K

Jammu, Nov 24 (UNI) Terming it ‘surgical strike’ on drug peddlers, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have seized narcotics worth crores alongwith cash of Rs 25 lakh and arrested nine persons in separate incidents across Jammu region.
"Jammu and Kashmir Police have achieved a major success in its fight against drugs when during a series of raids in different parts of Jammu city and its surrounding areas, four persons were arrested with 15.3-kg heroine and Rs 24.23 lakh cash," S D Singh Jamwal, Inspector General of Police, Jammu Zone, told reporters here this afternoon.
He said that besides cash, two cars have also been seized during the raids and added, ‘’the total value of the seized heroine is more than Rs 75 crores in international market’’.
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COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 8,679

18 Jun 2021 | 3:47 AM

Bhopal, June 17 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 8,679 on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh where 30 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 7,88,954 with 145 more instances being detected during analysis of specimens.
A Health Services Directorate bulletin stated that incidence rate dropped to 0.1 per cent and active cases number 2,984. Bhopal had the dubious distinction of spawning the highest 42 new sufferers, Indore 34, etc. As many as 7,77,291 individuals have recuperated; 404 of them on this very day.

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Temperature chart

18 Jun 2021 | 3:38 AM

Bhopal, June 17 (UNI) The maximum and minimum temperatures recorded on Thursday in Madhya Pradesh’s principal cities/towns:
Place Max Min (in degrees Celsius)

Bhopal 34.8 21.4

Indore 35.2 24.0

Gwalior 39.5 26.3

Jabalpur 33.8 25.2

Rewa 28.4 24.2

Satna 32.5 23.5


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WB fit for Prez Rule: Vijayvargiya

18 Jun 2021 | 3:30 AM

Gwalior, MP, June 17 (UNI) Placing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in political cross-hairs, Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya alleged on Thursday that conditions are so adverse in that state that President’s Rule should be imposed.
“This decline occurred post-elections,” the politician averred in this citadel town during an interaction with members of the Fourth Estate.

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NTPC hands over medical essentials to PMCH under CSR

18 Jun 2021 | 1:55 AM

Patna, Jun 17 (UNI) As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, NTPC Eastern Region on Thursday handed over essential medical items worth 13.5 lakhs to Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH).

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COVID-19: Bihar registers 385 more cases

18 Jun 2021 | 1:37 AM

Patna, Jun 17 (UNI) Bihar continues to register small number of COVID-19 cases as merely 385 new cases were detected in the state during the past 24 hours.

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