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Call for appointment of UP Minority Commission head from Sikh community

Lucknow, May 15 (UNI) Chairman of the Data Analytics Department of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, Captain SJS Makkad, on Wednesday urged Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to set an example by appointing a Sikh to head the State Minority Commission.
Raising question over why member of just a particularly community always been made chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission, Makkad, who also holds UPCC general secretary post said that it is irony of all previous governments that whenever started to hunt for some capable person to head the Minority Commission, they always found just one community member to head the panel when minority also included Sikhs, Christians, Jains etc.
In a letter written to chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday, Makkad claimed to have demanded that BJP government should set an example by appointing some capable Sikh, having excellent track record to head the Minority Commission this time.
He said that government should give every community a chance to head the panel so that no one feel deprived or step-motherly treatment meted to them.
It may be mentioned that Uttar Pradesh government till now always appoint some Muslim to head the Minority Commission and in the present, as the seat is lying vacant, so the names of only that community going round in the air though Yogi has to make a final call in this regard.
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New details continue to emerge about Vikas Dubey

07 Jul 2020 | 6:08 PM

Kanpur, Jul 7 (UNI) Even as the search continues for most wanted criminal Vikas Dubey, new details continue to emerge about the miscreant responsible for the murder of eight policemen in Kanpur's Chaubeypur area.
Police sources on Tuesday said that Vikas Dubey had even made a wireless control room at his house and he used the same to stay in contact with his aides. As his accomplices used to work on his direction, he had made several identity cards for his house helps and henchmen to commit fraud with the administration and the common people.
According to sources, the identity cards recovered from Vikas's house which was razed, contain contradicting photos, names and addresses. Vikas had bought several properties in the name of his henchmen, relatives, house helps and each one of his aides was participating in his fraud.

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Body of missing driver recovered from Jhelum in Kashmir

07 Jul 2020 | 5:41 PM

Srinagar, Jul 7 (UNI) Body of a 37-year-old driver, who was reportedly missing from last three days, was recovered from river Jhelum in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday.

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HP cyber crime graph up by 88 per cent

07 Jul 2020 | 5:40 PM

Shimla, Jul 7(UNI) Himachal Pradesh famous for low crime graph facing the threat of sudden
surge of cyber crime as its graph leap up by 88 per cent in the current hears, a comparative study
of crime profile revealed.

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Jammu based Military Hospital saves COVID positive boy

07 Jul 2020 | 5:33 PM

Jammu, Jul 7 (UNI) Jammu based Army Hospital saved life of 12 year old boy tested positive for coronavirus, Defence spokesperson said here on Tuesday.

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Returnees led to rise in COVID-19 cases: HP CM

07 Jul 2020 | 5:22 PM

Shimla, Jul 7 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said at one point of time the state was about to become Corona free, but could not as cases increased sharply due to large number of people returning from different parts of the country.

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