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Nagaland author Easterine to get Bal Sahitya Puraskar

Kohima, Jun 24 (UNI) Noted poet and author of Nagaland Easterine Kire has been selected for the Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2018 for her novel ‘Son of the Thundercloud'.

According to report received today the award was announced by India’s national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, after its executive board met on Friday last in Guwahati.
It has approved 23 writers of various Indian languages for the award. Kire was selected for the best author award in the English category. The Bal Sahitya Puraskar, comprising a casket containing an engraved copper plaque and a cheque of Rs 50, 000, will be given away at a function on November 14, 2018.
Easterine Kire’s book had won the Book of the Year Award for fiction at the Tata Literature Live Awards 2017.
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Sub-Inspector of Police in ACB net

16 Feb 2019 | 8:36 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 16 (UNI) The sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday caught red-handed a Sub-Inspector of police when he was accepting bribe amount of Rs 2000.

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Foreign currencies worth Rs 7 65 lakh seized at Goa Airport

16 Feb 2019 | 8:36 PM

Panaji, Feb 16 (UNI) Customs officials at Goa International Airport at Dabolim in South Goa on Saturday apprehended a passenger travelling to Sharjah by Air Arabia flight and seized from him assorted foreign currencies worth Rs 7.

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More water tankers deployed due to water scarcity in Marathwada

16 Feb 2019 | 8:35 PM

Aurangabad, Feb 16 (UNI) The rise in temperature and the worsening calamitous effects of drought across the eight districts, which collectively make up the Marathwada region, has increased the scarcity of water as nearly all the water sources in the region are running dry.

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Maoist arrested from Parasnath Hills of Giridih, ammunitions and explosives recovered

16 Feb 2019 | 8:34 PM

Giridih, Feb 16 (UNI) In a joint operation conducted by the CRPF and Jharkhand Jaguar an ultra of the CPI Maoists was arrested from the foothills of Parasnath Hills while two bunkers were also destroyed and a large number of cartridges and other explosive items were recovered from the spot.

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Haryana election Dept decides to organise special camps in all polling stations of state

16 Feb 2019 | 8:33 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 16(UNI) Haryana Election Department decided to organise special camps in all the polling stations of the state on February 23 and 24, 2019 for the convenience of the youth, who have completed 18 years of age on January 1, 2019 and those voters who have been left out for some reason for the application of voter cards.

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