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Major tragedy averted after SFs defuse IED on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Major tragedy averted after SFs defuse IED on Srinagar-Baramulla highway

Srinagar, Aug 4 (UNI) A major tragedy was averted after security forces detected and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Srinagar-Baramulla highway in north Kashmir on Tuesday.

Official sources said that a Road Opening Party (ROP) of 29 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) detected an IED which was planted by militants on the roadside at Pattan near a petrol pump on the highway on Tuesday morning. “The road was closed and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was summoned,” they said, adding the IED was defused without causing any problem.

They said had it not been detected and defused by alert troops, it would have caused much damage to the life and property besides snapped the important road communication. “The area has been sanitized,” they added.
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More than 22k pattas to be given out in MP

19 Sep 2020 | 3:02 AM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday reiterated his dispensation’s commitment vis-à-vis ensuring that tribal folk’s rights are not violated.
“With the cherished objective of enhancing our adivasi brethren’s earnings, the Centre increased support price of minor forest produce as well as ensured improved returns for tendu leaf. Credit availed till August 15 from usurers is being declared null and void by enacting a law to liberate tribal people from exploitation. Forest rights title deeds are being issued to Scheduled Tribes,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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War against COVID-19: MP gets another ICU

19 Sep 2020 | 2:10 AM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday dedicated to the people a novel coronavirus Intensive Care Unit set up in merely 45 days at Ujjain’s Civil Hospital, official sources said.
“The facility shall be nothing short of a boon for treatment of those afflicted by the ‘millennium scourge’. I heartily felicitate the entire team of doctors for steadfastly remaining on duty and performing yeoman service throughout this challenging period. Indeed, these health warriors are in a pitched battle against the contagion and should continue fighting with the same indomitable spirit. We shall vanquish the pathogen!” the veteran leader averred.

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With two deaths & 140 new cases of coronavirus found in Ambala dist

19 Sep 2020 | 12:06 AM

Ambala, Sep 18 (UNI) With two deaths of coronavirus positive patients, the total death tally has reached to 69 in Ambala district today. Both the deceased belonged to Ambala and Ambala Cantt. 40 years old patient was resident of Patel road Ambala City. He was suffering from kidney trouble with hypertension and blood pressure. The other patient of Ambala Cantt was resident of Mahshnagar. He was a cancer patient and died after admitted to the Covid-19 Care Centre today.

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MP’s ryots get Rs 4,686 cr under PMFBY

MP’s ryots get Rs 4,686 cr under PMFBY

18 Sep 2020 | 11:58 PM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) In a boon for Madhya Pradesh’s cultivators, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday electronically transferred Rs 4,686 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana to 22 lakh peasants during a programme conducted in the ancient temple town Ujjain, it was officially learnt.
“It is an unalloyed truth that my dispensation is farmer-friendly and the pivotal focus is on the agrarian sphere. Irrespective of circumstances, the government stands alongside our tiller brethren,” the senior politician assured.

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Biggest film city to come up in Gautam Buddha Nagar: UP CM

Biggest film city to come up in Gautam Buddha Nagar: UP CM

18 Sep 2020 | 11:45 PM

Lucknow, Sep 18 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced to set up the biggest and the most beautiful Film City of the country in Gautam Budh Nagar.

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