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DM Awasthi appointed Spl DG (Naxal Operation) in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Jan 28 (UNI) Chhattisgarh government has effected a reshuffle of senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers by appointing Durgesh Madhav Awasthi as the Special Director General (Naxal Operation and Special Intelligence Bureau).
Mr Awasthi, a 1986-batch IPS officer, who was promoted to the rank of DGP, will also continue to hold his present assignment as the Managing Director of Chhattisgarh Police Housing Corporation, according to an official notification issued last night.
This is for the first time that an officer of DGP rank will be heading the Anti-Naxal operation and Special Intelligence wings in this insurgency-affected state as the government is gearing up to tackle the Naxal menace in tribal-dominated Bastar region with full force at its command.
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Stalin launches 2nd phase of 'Puduman Penn' scholarship scheme

08 Feb 2023 | 5:06 PM

Chennai, Feb 8 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday
launched the Phase 2 of the revolutionary ‘Pudumai Penn’ scheme under
which Rs 1,000 per month will be given as scholarship for government
school girl students to pursue their higher education after completing their

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Jammu Press Club appeals to admin to review formalities for scribes applying fresh accreditation

08 Feb 2023 | 5:05 PM

Jammu Feb 8 (UNI) The Press Club of Jammu Management has appealed to the administration to review list of formalities to be fulfilled by the journalists desired to apply for fresh Accreditation with
Directorate of Information and Public Relations.

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CM's Secretariat room operating for benefits of citizens : Dist Collector

08 Feb 2023 | 5:01 PM

Pune, Feb 8 (UNI) In the view to making the administration more people-oriented, transparent and speedy and for speedy action on citizens' issues, a 'Chief Minister's Secretariat Cell' is functioning at the district level here.

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Bhushan Award to sr social worker Appasaheb Dharmadhikari : Shinde

08 Feb 2023 | 4:58 PM

Mumbai, Feb 8 (UNI) Maharashtra State Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday announced that senior social worker and artist Mr. Appasaheb Dharmadhikari will be given the Maharashtra Bhushan Award for the year 2022.

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Cessna flight veered off runway, pilot rescued

Cessna flight veered off runway, pilot rescued

08 Feb 2023 | 4:57 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 8 (UNI) A pilot of a Cessna training flight was rescued by an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) team soon after the flight veered off the runway at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport here on Wednesday.

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