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Cockfights organized in coastal AP in big way

Vijayawada Jan 15 (UNI) The traditional cockfights was organized in the districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh in a big way on the occasion of Sankranti festival with the participation of Ministers, MLAs, MPs, and Political leaders in it.
The traditional cockfights began on Sunday and reached its peak on Monday and crore of rupees are being staked by punters.
The organisers are holding cockfights by tying sharp blades to the leg of roosters, which was prohibited by the court. It is alleged that police yielding to the pressure of political leaders are intestinally maintaining leniency in curbing the blood sport. The police, who created a lot of ado on till Sunday morning, were seen small in numbers, who were deployed to curb the cockfight.
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Eight killed as building collapses in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi

Eight killed as building collapses in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi

21 Sep 2020 | 7:29 AM

Thane, Sep 21 (UNI) At least eight people were killed in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi after a multi-storied building collapsed early on Monday, the district authorities said.

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MP CM’s focus on empowerment through SHGs

21 Sep 2020 | 3:51 AM

Bhopal, Sep 20 (UNI) Emphasising that empowerment of women is imperative for creating a more robust Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan underlined on Sunday that all-female self-help groups have set a laudable and inspiring example in the country during the pandemic.
“Thus far, 33 lakh of our sisters have linked themselves to SHGs. In the next three years, we have to move forward along the path of self-reliance by connecting 33 lakh more,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying at the city-based Minto Hall while addressing a state-level programme vis-à-vis credit disbursal to SHGs.

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MP CM’s condolences

21 Sep 2020 | 3:14 AM

Bhopal, Sep 20 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed grief on Sunday over the demise of Mr Amar Singh Sharma, the sire of Khajuraho’s Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarian Vishnu Dutt Sharma.
“I pray for peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the bereaved family for bearing the loss,” the veteran leader averred in a message.

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Industrial expansion planned in MP: CM

21 Sep 2020 | 3:05 AM

Bhopal, Sep 20 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Sunday that industrial areas will be expanded in Agar, Barod, Nalkheda and Susner plus small units set up with the objective of boosting employment opportunities, it was officially learnt.
The senior politician was speaking on the occasion of bhoomi pujan for construction ventures having a projected expenditure of Rs 7,791.42 lakh and distribution of schemes’ benefits at Agar Malwa District’s Barod Krishi Upaj Mandi.

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Through 'Vikel to Pickel', farmers sell agri produce directly to consumers in Nashik

21 Sep 2020 | 3:03 AM

Nashik, Sep 20 (UNI) The 'Vikel to Pickel' is a small experiment and if successful in Malegaon taluka, it will be implemented across entire Maharashtra, said state Agriculture Minister Dadaji Bhuse on Sunday.

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