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Cabinet approves new sand mining policy in Bihar

Patna, Aug 13 (UNI) Bihar government today approved new sand mining policy to regulate the supply and marketing of sand in the state in transparent manner.
Principal Secretary of Cabinet Department Sanjay Kumar said here that a decision to this effect was taken in state cabinet meeting this evening chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The new sand policy approved by the cabinet would be enforced from January 1, 2020, he added.
"No one would be given lease for sand mining on more than two ghats or total area of 200 hectares, whichever would be less", Mr Kumar said adding that the step had been taken to break monopoly of sand mining mafias who were found to be active earlier. Under the new arrangements, sand could be purchased both online and offline, he further said and added that price of sand would be fixed on the basis of market forces.
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Awareness for school students against not visiting porn sites:Nitish

26 Feb 2020 | 7:12 PM

Patna, Feb 26 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that a new component of creating awareness among students for not visiting porn sites would be included under "Unnayan programme" in all schools of state, as the trend of visiting such sites was responsible for increase in crimes of sexual offences particularly against minor girls.

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Odisha Speaker urges to constitute House Committee to inquire into contractual appointments

26 Feb 2020 | 7:02 PM

Bhubaneswar,Feb 26 (UNI) Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Nayak today urged Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro to constitute a house Committee to inquire into the issue of contractual appointments made by the state government.

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Border protection , trade  activities to be carried out with Myanmar by opening border haats : CM

Border protection , trade activities to be carried out with Myanmar by opening border haats : CM

26 Feb 2020 | 6:59 PM

Imphal, Feb 26 (UNI): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today informed the House that proposals for setting up of Border Haats at Tusom Christain Village (Ukhrul District) and Konkanthana (Huimine Thana) and Pilong (Kamjong District) have been submitted to the Union Ministry of Commerce, to promote cross border trade in the border areas of Ukhrul and Kamjong districts.

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Matter of shame says Hemant, after photo of girl eating rice with boiled cabbage leaf goes viral

Matter of shame says Hemant, after photo of girl eating rice with boiled cabbage leaf goes viral

26 Feb 2020 | 6:54 PM

Dumka/Ranchi, Feb 26 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren expressed anger after photographs of a minor tribal girl, eating rice with boiled cabbage leaves, went viral.

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Anti Corruption Bureau conducts raid in RMC and DMC offices

26 Feb 2020 | 6:38 PM

Ranchi, Feb 26 (UNI) Sleuths of the Anti Corruption Bureau conducted simultaneous raids at the office of Ranchi Municipal Corporation and that of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation over the allegations of corruption.

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