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Narrow escape for 53 passengers as tourist bus catches fire in Himachal

Shimla, June 14 (UNI) Around 53 passengers on board a Delhi-bound tourist bus had a close shave as the vehicle caught fire near Riya village at Nalagarh in Solan district here on Thursday morning.
No injuries were reported in the incident as the passengers were evacuated soon after smoke started emanating from the bus.
According to a fire official, the fire broke out at 0530 hrs, apparently due to short circuit in the electrical assembly of the bus, meanwhile all the passengers on board were brought out and taken to a safe distance before the incident. The bus was on its way to Delhi from Manali.
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Meghalaya, Assam agree to post central force to defuse tension along inter-state border

30 Sep 2023 | 10:25 PM

Guwahati/Shillong, Sep 30 (UNI) Meghalaya and Assam have decided to deploy Central Armed Police Force to defuse tension among villagers of border districts of West Karbi Anglong in Assam and West JaiƱtia Hills in Meghalaya while also resolving to speed up the demarcation of boundary lines in the six areas of dispute that have signed the memorandum of understanding in 2022.

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Three policemen suspended after youth dies in police custody

30 Sep 2023 | 10:14 PM

Bulandshahr (UP), Sep 30 (UNI) Three police personnel, including an Inspector, were suspended after a 40-year-old youth died in police custody in Sikandrabad area of Bulandshahr district here in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, a senior police officer said here.

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UP govt to organise 'Har Ghar Solar Abhiyan' from Oct 2

30 Sep 2023 | 10:13 PM

Lucknow, Sep 30 (UNI) In a bid to promote solar energy in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government is going to organise 'Har Ghar Solar Abhiyan' in Lucknow and Varanasi Solar City for the entire month starting from October 2, marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Eight killed, over 30 hurt as tourist bus plunges into deep gorge, CM announces solatium

30 Sep 2023 | 10:12 PM

Chennai, Sep 30 (UNI) Eight people were killed and more than 30
others were injured when a tourist bus plunged into a deep gorge
in the hilly Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday evening and
in a swift action Chief Minister M.K.Stalin announced financial
assistance of Rs two lakh to the families of the deceased.

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Bansode, Gorhe pay tributes to memory of Killari earthquake victims

30 Sep 2023 | 9:42 PM

Latur, Sep 30 (UNI) Maharashtra Sports Minister Sanjay Bansode and Deputy Chairperson of state Legislative Council Neelam Gorhe among others on Saturday paid tributes to thousands of people who died in the September 30,1993 earthquake in Latur and Dharashiv (Osmanabad) districts.

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