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Ex executive of Dharma Productions arrested in drugs case related to SSR death case

Mumbai, Sep 26 (UNI) The Narcotics Control Bureau on Saturday arrested Kshitij Ravi Prasad, a former executive of Dharma Productions, which is owned by veteran filmmaker Karan Johar, for his alleged involvement in connection with ongoing probe into the drugs case related to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case.

NCB South-western Region deputy director-general M A Jain told reporters that the agency has arrested the accused and he will be produced before the court on Sunday, while no fresh summons have been sent out calling any other film personalities for the narcotics probe.
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Conduct standing committee meeting physically, HC to BMC

21 Oct 2020 | 12:09 AM

Mumbai, Oct 20 (UNI) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to conduct its standing committee meeting on Oct 21 physically and not through videoconferencing.

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Mah: Amit Deshmukh visits rain affected areas

20 Oct 2020 | 10:11 PM

Aurangabad, Oct 20 (UNI) Medical Education Minister Amit Deshmukh on Tuesday inspected the rain affected areas here and in Jalna district, and assured that the government will provide every help possible to the farmers.

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Onion prices hike

20 Oct 2020 | 9:59 PM

Nashik, Oct 20 (UNI) The onion prices continue hiked in Asia's biggest onion market Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee [APMC] In Single day today onion price hike by Rs. 730 per quintal . Today onion got a price of Rs. 7812 per quintal in Lasalgaon APMC which is the highest rate in the session today.

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Palghar: Fate of 1 13L farmers uncertain, just 32k have crops insurance

20 Oct 2020 | 9:15 PM

Palghar, Oct 20 (UNI) Just 32,000 or 22 per cent farmers out of 1,45,000 across this district have taken crops insurance, apprised Palghar Superintending Agricultural Officer Kashinath Tarpase on Tuesday while putting a question mark over the fate of those who haven't insured their produce.
This means the compensation will be paid only among these 32,000, he stated, adding that the four talukas of Wada, Vikramgadh, Palghar and Vasai have suffered heavy losses due to the recent unexpected rains.
Meanwhile, Collector Manik Gursal has ordered the revenue officials to complete the 'panchnama' of the damaged produce so that the insurance claims can be settled speedily.

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20 foreign Tablighi Jamaat attendees acquitted

20 Oct 2020 | 8:55 PM

Mumbai, Oct 20 (UNI) A local court has acquitted 20 foreigners who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat gathering (Ijtima) at Markaz in New Delhi and were arrested for allegedly violating prohibitory orders during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown.

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