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Three members of a family die after consuming poisonous tea

18 Oct 2017 | 7:30 PM

Motihari, Oct 18 (UNI) Three members of a family died after consuming poisonous tea at Samanpur village under Kundwa Chainpur police station area in East Champaran district today.

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CM harps on development of hilly districts

18 Oct 2017 | 7:28 PM

Guwahati, Oct 18 (UNI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today stressed on channelising the potential of the three hill districts of the state for allround development.

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Eight killed and several others injured in cracker explosions in Odisha

18 Oct 2017 | 7:24 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (UNI) At least eight people were killed and several others injured during cracker explosions in Balasore, Pipli and Rourkela in Odisha during the last 24 hours.

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18 Oct 2017 | 7:17 PM

According to a report from Jehanabad, three children of a family drowned in a water reservoir at Rasalpur village under Kako police station area in the district.

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Seven drowned in separate incidents in Bihar

18 Oct 2017 | 7:14 PM

Patna, Oct 18 (UNI) At least seven people drowned in separate incidents in various districts of the state during the last 24 hours.

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18 Oct 2017 | 7:10 PM

Observations, for the past 24 hrs, at 0830 am: Temperature (deg.

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CM directs to complete centre sponsored schemes on time

18 Oct 2017 | 7:09 PM

Ranchi, Oct 18 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today directed to complete the central sponsored schemes on time and also asked to accord special focus towards completing the schemes meant for the development of the backward regions.

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Heavy rain expected in some North-eastern states: Met

18 Oct 2017 | 7:08 PM

Pune, Oct 18 (UNI) Heavy rain is very likely at isolated places in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, coastal Odisha and north coastal Andhra Pradesh during next 24 hours.

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Manipur-based drugs smugglers arrested in Meghalaya

18 Oct 2017 | 6:38 PM

Shillong, Oct 18 (UNI) A Manipur-based drugs smuggler was arrested and two others, including a woman managed to escaped here in Meghalaya.

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HRMS to be implemented for Vidhan Sabha employees

18 Oct 2017 | 6:29 PM

Ranchi, Oct 18 (UNI) The Human Resources Management System which is being implemented for the state government employees would hence forth would also be implemented for the employees and staff of the Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha.

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Interpretation centre on Poet Gangadhar Meher to be set up in Barpali

18 Oct 2017 | 6:27 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (UNI) An interpretation centre on nature poet Gangadhar Meher would be set up at Barpali in Baragarh district at a cost of Rs 45 lakh.

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Union Food and Civil Supplies Min asks for report from Jharkhand Govt post death of girl due to starvation

18 Oct 2017 | 6:07 PM

Simdega/Ranchi, Oct 18 (UNI) Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ramvilas Paswan has sought a report from the Jharkhand government following death of a 11-year old girl in Karimati village of Jaldgea block of Simdega district.

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Nagaland Governor greets people for Diwali

18 Oct 2017 | 5:58 PM

Kohima Oct 18 (UNI) Nagaland Governor P.

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Nagaland Govt. constitutes committee for Journalists' Welfare Scheme

18 Oct 2017 | 5:54 PM

Kohima, Oct 18 (UNI) The Government of Nagaland has constituted a Committee for managing the Nagaland Journalists' Welfare Scheme.

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Nagaland village deposits guns in church to protect wildlife

18 Oct 2017 | 5:51 PM

Kohima, Oct 18 (UNI) In a novel support for protecting and preserving biodiversity and wildlife in Nagaland, during the ‘Wildlife Week 2017’ last week, the citizens of Kivikhu, a village under Satakha Circle of Zunheboto District, deposited their assorted ‘hunting guns’ at the village church during the Sunday devotional service on October 8 last.

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Dimapur Police Commissioner bans firecracker bursting after 10.30 PM

18 Oct 2017 | 5:45 PM

Kohima, Oct 18 (UNI) As per the directive of the Centre by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for ‘Harid Diwali-Swasth Diwali,’ to reduce noise pollution, the Dimapur Commissioner of Police (CP) has informed the citizens that bursting of firecrackers would be restricted till 10:30 PM.

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ABVP to hold protest in Kerala on Nov 11

18 Oct 2017 | 5:43 PM

Thane, Oct 18 (UNI) The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) will hold a long march in Kerala on November 11 to protest against the attacks on RSS people, ABVP Konkan Chief Pramod Karad said on Wednesday.

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Driver nabbed for outraging modesty of a

18 Oct 2017 | 5:41 PM

Kendrapara, Oct 18 (UNI) Police today arrested a person on the charge of outraging the modesty of a girl student of Gopinathpur Sanskirt college near Jadupurgada on Paradip-Daitary Expressway under Marshaghai police limit on Sunday last.

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Stone mafia man-handles CO and BDO in Sahibganj

18 Oct 2017 | 5:36 PM

Sahibganj, Oct 18 (UNI) A stone-mafia today physically assaulted the CO and BDO of Barharwa and forcibly took away the trucks which had been seized by the officials for operating without proper documents.

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Punjab couple found dead in Goa

18 Oct 2017 | 5:28 PM

Panaji, Oct 18 (UNI) Bodies of a couple from Punjab were found hanging to a coconut tree in Colva in South Goa on Wednesday.

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18 Oct 2017 | 5:21 PM

The Principal Secretary said according to recommendations of 5th Central Pay Commission, the DA had been increased by two per cent to 268 per cent with retrospective effect from July 1, 2017 in unrevised pay scale for salaries and pensions being withdrawn by employees and pensioners and family pensioners.

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Diwali gift for govt employees; DA enhanced by one per cent

18 Oct 2017 | 5:15 PM

Patna, Oct 18 (UNI) In yet another Diwali gift for its employees, Bihar government today announced enhancement in Dearness Allowance (DA) for its employees and pensioners on the basis of recommendations by the 7th state pay commission.

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BSF sounds alert along Tripura border to check Rohingya influx

18 Oct 2017 | 5:10 PM

Agartala, Oct 18 (UNI) The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded alert along Indo-Bangladesh in Tripura apprehending influx of Rohingya refugees into Indian Territory from Bangladesh.

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18 Oct 2017 | 4:32 PM

Dr Karnataka said the construction of CNG stations in Bhubanswar has already been started at Chandrasekharpur, Patia, Khandagiri and Tamando and supply will be commenced at the earliest.

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Pradhan to launch PNG supply in Bhubaneswar on Oct 20.

18 Oct 2017 | 4:31 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (UNI) Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will launch the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply in the state capital here on October 20 next.

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Trouble-mongers have link with outside anti-national forces and

18 Oct 2017 | 4:28 PM

Maoists: DGP Siliguri, Oct 18 (UNI) West Bengal Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purkayasta today made it clear in inequivocal term that the trouble-mongers in Darjeeling hills have links with the outside anti-national forces, apart from Maoists and other insurgent outfits.

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Eighteen United Kingdom nationals make "Joy Ride' on Victorian era Toy

18 Oct 2017 | 4:16 PM

Train in trouble-torn Darjeeling Siliguri, Oct 18 (UNI) After a long suspension of more than four months following the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)-sponsored indefinite shutdown in the Hills, the steam-propelled heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) was on track again chugging out with 18 UK nationals, eight of them women.

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Dalai Lama appeals to give up all forms of violent movements

Dalai Lama appeals to give up all forms of violent movements

18 Oct 2017 | 4:07 PM

Imphal, Oct 18 (UNI) His Holiness Dalai Lama today made a fervent appeal to stop all forms of violence and any form of struggle based on violence.

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18 Oct 2017 | 3:59 PM

He appealed to all to resort to dialogue to resolve issues.

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Six police personnel including

18 Oct 2017 | 3:09 PM

officer suspended for beating advocates Bhagalpur, Oct 18 (UNI) Six police personnel including an officer were suspended today after they were found guilty of thrashing advocates near Peerbaba roundabout under Adampur police station area in the district.

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