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JCB machine buried under soil as landslide hits Himachal

(Rptg, correcting headline)
Shimla, May 15 (UNI) A JCB machine and a pickup truck got buried under the heap of soil after a portion of land tract loosened and slid at Jotmarg near Chamba on Wednesday morning.
Executive Engineer of Public Works Department Jeet Singh Thakur confirmed the incident and said that while the work of widening was on progress about 100 meter long hillock came down the road burring a JCB machine and a pickup truck parked near the spot, whereas the JCB operator was trapped under its debris.
As the driver of pickup truck who rushed out of the vehicle during the incident sustained injuries was later admitted to Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Kangra and was reported to be critical.

Rescue teams were deployed on the spot while after five hours of operation they did not succeed to find out the missing JCB driver.
Police Chief of Chamba Dr Monica said that a police team was sent to the spot.
She said that search operation was on and vehicular traffic restricted on the Jot-Khajiyar highway in
the district.
UNI ML SDR 1726
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UP Women's Commission orders probe into negligence in pregnant woman's treatment

16 Oct 2019 | 1:09 PM

Gonda, Oct 16 (UNI) A couple of days after a pregnant woman was sent to Lucknow, instead of being treated at Gonda's District Women's Hospital, the Uttar Pradesh Women's Commission has ordered an investigation into the matter.

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Day-73: Strike continues, no change in Kashmir situation

Day-73: Strike continues, no change in Kashmir situation

16 Oct 2019 | 12:26 PM

Srinagar, Oct 16 (UNI) There is no change in the overall situation as strike continued for the 73rd day on Wednesday in Kashmir valley, where people are protesting against the scrapping of Article 370 , besides bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories on August 5.

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Three militants killed in encounter in Anantnag

Three militants killed in encounter in Anantnag

16 Oct 2019 | 12:25 PM

Anantnag, Oct 16 (UNI) Three militants were killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in this south Kashmir district on Wednesday, official sources said.

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Police detain over a dozen in connection with killing in Shopian

Police detain over a dozen in connection with killing in Shopian

16 Oct 2019 | 11:54 AM

Srinagar, Oct 16 (UNI) Over a dozen suspected persons were detained by police in connection with the killing of a driver from Rajasthan by unidentified gunmen in Shopian in south Kashmir on Sunday night, official sources said.

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Notorious criminal held post encounter in UP

16 Oct 2019 | 11:46 AM

Hardoi, Oct 16 (UNI) A notorious criminal, carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was arrested during an encounter in the Pihani area of this district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

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