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One militant killed in Pulwama encounter, operation continues

One militant killed in Pulwama encounter, operation continues

Srinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) An unidentified militant was killed by security forces in an encounter which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama on Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
He said a CASO was launched by troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF at village Harkripora Kakpora in Pulwama this afternoon following a tip off about the presence of militants.
He said militants hiding in the area opened fire with automatic weapons on security forces ensuing an encounter. However, one of the militant hiding in a house tried to break the cordon and ran towards nearby orchard was killed. His identity was being ascertained.
The operation was still going on when the reports last came in, he said adding additional security forces and police personnel have been deployed in the adjacent areas to prevent any law and order problem.

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Asset Management System in MP

05 Dec 2020 | 3:07 AM

Bhopal, Dec 4 (UNI) An Asset Management System – enabling online monitoring through geo-tagging – will be implemented for better maintenance of Madhya Pradesh’s roads, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Friday.
A total stretch of 45,717 km is maintained by the Public Works Department and 18,801 km by the Road Development Corporation, an official release said.

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Swachhta Seva Samman in MP

05 Dec 2020 | 2:33 AM

Bhopal, Dec 4 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will on Saturday honour urban bodies that were found to have performed well by the Swachh Survekshan 2020, it was officially learnt.
The programme – scheduled to commence at 1500 hrs in the state capital’s imposing Minto Hall – shall also witness the senior politician interacting with sanitation workers, housing associations, non-governmental organisations and self-help groups. The event may be viewed live on television and in social media. As many as 56 urban bodies will be awarded in different categories.

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MP CM reviews call centre

05 Dec 2020 | 2:10 AM

Bhopal, Dec 4 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday took stock of a call centre located at his residence and solicited inputs regarding the system of obtaining feedback vis-à-vis schemes, official sources said.
In order to know the actual situation about implementation, the beneficiaries are contacted.

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War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 3,314

05 Dec 2020 | 1:52 AM

Bhopal, Dec 4 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 3,314 on Friday in Madhya Pradesh where 14 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 2,11,698 with 1,324 more sufferers being detected during analysis of 29,776 specimens.
A Health Services Directorate bulletin issued tonight pegged the active cases at 13,641. Indore District continued to have the dubious distinction of spawning the highest 526 new instances, Bhopal 321, Gwalior 48, Ratlam 29, Jabalpur 27, Sagar 24, Balaghat 20, Khargone 19, Barwani 18, Rewa and Satna 17 each, Morena and Betul 16 each, Ujjain and Dhar 14 each, Vidisha and Damoh 13 each, Jhabua 12, etc. The silver lining is that 1,94,743 individuals recuperated; 1,556 of them on this very day.

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MP CM bows to Tantya Mama

05 Dec 2020 | 1:37 AM

Bhopal, Dec 4 (UNI) On the occasion of Smriti Diwas, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan garlanded a picture of immortal freedom fighter Tantya Bhil at CM House on Friday.
Erstwhile minister Sanjay Pathak was among those present, an official release said.

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