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Former KU VC Riyaz Punjabi dies, demise widely mourned

Former KU VC Riyaz Punjabi dies, demise widely mourned

Srinagar, Apr 8 (UNI) Former Vice Chancellor (VC) of Kashmir University (KU) Prof Riyaz Punjabi died on Thursday after a brief illness at his Delhi residence.
Former Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah former Union Minister and Congress leader Prof Saifuddin Soz and VC of KU expressed condolence on the demise of Padma Shri Awardee Prof Punjabi who breathed his last at his Delhi residence this morning.

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138 people tested positive in Hamirpur

16 Apr 2021 | 10:02 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Apr 16(UNI) There seems to be no end to the detection of new CORONA POSITIVE cases in the district as 138 people have been tested positive on Friday.

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Jammu Police arrests two drug peddlers with heroin

16 Apr 2021 | 9:55 PM

Jammu, Apr 16 (UNI) Jammu Police on Friday arrested two drug peddlers with contraband of heroin in Trikuta Nagar area here.

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UP govt allots land for industrial units in Noida

16 Apr 2021 | 9:53 PM

Lucknow, Apr 16 (UNI) Pursuing the agenda of rapid industrialization and attracting investment, major corporate groups have purchase land at NOIDA. The estimated investment is likely to be Rs 3,870 crore and likely to create fresh jobs for over 48,000 persons.

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UP govt bans assembly of more than 5 people during panchayat poll campaign

16 Apr 2021 | 9:36 PM

Lucknow, Apr 16 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government, following the unabated surge in infections due to Covid, has banned the assembly of more than five persons during the remaining three phases of the panchyat elections in the state.
The violators of the directives will be penalised under preventive law NSA.

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No shortage of medicine, oxygen and beds: CM Thakur

16 Apr 2021 | 9:35 PM

Shimla, Apr 16(UNI) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur chaired a high level meeting here on Friday to review the current status of Covid-19 in the state and took stock of various arrangements.

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