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Jharkhand: ASI killed in encounter with Maoists in poll-bound Latehar

Latehar, Nov 22 (UNI) With just eight days left for the first phase of Vidhan Sabha elections in this Naxal-affected state, the Maoists once again made their presence felt by attacking a police patrolling party in Lukaiya village under Chandwa Police Station area on Friday, killing an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police.
The martyred ASI has been identified as Sukra Oraon. In the incident police jawan Sambhu Prasad was also seriously injured and was rushed to the local hospital from where the doctors referred him to RIMS Ranchi for better medical aid.

Senior police officers said that as part of daily routine highway patrol one was on its patrolling duty on the Ranchi road when suddenly some people opened fire on the vehicle at Lukaiya village.

By the time the policemen retaliated, they had lost the ASI to bullet injuries. Upon receiving information a large number of policemen have been sent to the area. Senior Police officers were also part of the search operations.

Latehar is among the 13 seats, where polls will be held in the first phase on November 30.
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A tribal woman in Nayagarh dies of starvation during lockdown: Congress

16 Jul 2020 | 10:15 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jul 16 (UNI) Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee President Niranjan
Patnaik today alleged that a 46 year old poor tribal woman has died due to starvation
at Kalikamba village in Nayagarha district on June 24 last.

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Tejaswi spreading rumours on bridge collapse

Tejaswi spreading rumours on bridge collapse

16 Jul 2020 | 10:13 PM

Patna, Jul 16 (UNI) JD(U) spokesman Rajiv Ranjan today alleged that leader of the opposition
in Bihar Assembly Tejaswi Prasad Yadav was spreading rumour on bridge collapse in Gopalganj.

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COVID-19 graph climbing in Meghalaya

16 Jul 2020 | 10:03 PM

Shillong, Jul 16 (UNI) The COVID-19 graph in Meghalaya continues to climb up swiftly with
31 fresh cases, including 26 Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, even as one of the
troopers who is admitted at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and
Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) is on ventilator.

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Flash

16 Jul 2020 | 9:45 PM

Odisha government today imposed lock down in Ganjam, Khordha,Cuttack, Jajpur districts
and Rourkela Municipal Corporation area from 9 PM tomorrow to July 31 to contain the
spread of coronavirus.

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Covid cases reaches 1764 in Manipur

16 Jul 2020 | 9:42 PM

Imphal, Jul 16 (UNI) The cumulative number of Covid positive cases is 1764 in
Manipur.

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