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Two youths killed in road mishap in UP

Mirzapur, Oct 7 (UNI) Two youths were killed in a road mishap in the Padri area here on Wednesday evening.
Police sources here said that Manoj Vishwakarma (32), a resident of the Nizamuddinpur village, was proceeding towards Narayanpur along with his cousin Vijayi Vishwakarma (30) on a bike.
Meanwhile, an oncoming truck rammed into them near the Kapsaur village at the Mirzapur-Varanasi highway at around 1600 hrs. Both of them were killed on the spot in the accident.
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HC breather for Cong MLA

28 Nov 2020 | 1:58 AM

Jabalpur, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh High Court granted anticipatory bail on Friday to the opposition Congress’ local legislator Arif Masood in a case pertaining to fomenting religious sentiments during a demonstration at the state capital’s Iqbal Maidan against the French government.
Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Yadav and Justice Sujoy Paul ruled that the lawmaker must not leave the city without informing law-enforcement authorities.

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Life terms to 2

28 Nov 2020 | 1:39 AM

Damoh, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) A local court awarded life imprisonment on Friday to two men after pronouncing them guilty of double homicide.
According to the prosecution, Jagmohan and Ashok Goli doused Aarti and her spouse Devendra with kerosene and burnt them alive on May 9, 2016 in Naya Bazaar here over a property dispute.

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Accident claims leopard

28 Nov 2020 | 1:26 AM

Sehore, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) An approximately six-month-old leopard died after being hit by a train in Budhni Midghat area on Friday.
In the words of Divisional Forest Officer Ramesh Ganawa, “Postmortem was conducted by Dr Gurudutt Sharma of Hoshangabad’s Satpura Tiger Reserve.”
UNI XC-AC.

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Tusker dies in MP

28 Nov 2020 | 1:04 AM

Jabalpur, MP, Nov 27 (UNI) An approximately 14-year-old elephant was found dead under suspicious circumstances in the vicinity of Mohas canal on Friday.
“The pachyderm is one of a pair that entered from Odisha some years back,” Divisional Forest Officer Anjana Suchita Turki said.

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Birsa, Bhima and Tantya melas in MP

28 Nov 2020 | 12:46 AM

Bhopal, Nov 27 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Friday that fairs will be conducted on the birth anniversaries of immortal tribal martyrs Birsa Munda, Bhima Nayak and Tantya Mama.
While addressing a Tribal Pride Felicitation ceremony in Barwani District’s Oonchi village, the veteran leader cautioned, “Certain vested interests are trying to vitiate our country’s socio-cultural harmony. Attempts are underway to bring about religious conversion through temptation and trepidation. Love jihad shall not be allowed in our state and legislation will be enacted against it in the near future. A provision of ten years’ imprisonment shall be incorporated. The Tribal Loan Waiver Act, 2020 is against unauthorised usury.”

Official sources said that a mela will be conducted every December 29 in Bhima Nayak’s birthplace. On April 4, a similar event will be held for honouring Tantia Bhil.

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