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Mah Guv Rao extends Diwali greetings

17 Oct 2017 | 8:55 PM

Mumbai, Oct 17 (UNI) Governor of Maharashtra, C Vidyasagar Rao on Tuesday extended greetings to the people of the state on eve of Diwali festival.

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22 fishermen held, sent to jail for fishing illegally in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary

17 Oct 2017 | 8:54 PM

Kendrapara, Oct 17 (UNI) Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary forest officials have arrested 22 fishermen of Balasore and Bhadrak district on the charge of fishing illegally in the sanctuary.

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11 year old girl dies of hunger in Simdega, Raghubar orders for probe

17 Oct 2017 | 8:51 PM

Simdega, Oct 17 (UNI) A mother has alleged that her 11 year old daughter died due to hunger as her ration card was not linked with Aadhar due to which she could not get the food grains from the PDS Shop.

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Prominent businessman rescued from clutches of kidnappers

17 Oct 2017 | 8:46 PM

Dehri-on-Sone, Oct 17 (UNI) Police rescued a prominent businessman from the clutches of criminals who were demanding ransom of Rs 2 crore at Pipradih village in Rohtas district today.

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17 Oct 2017 | 8:42 PM

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Smaller families are becoming norm in Odisha: Survey

17 Oct 2017 | 8:39 PM

Bhubnaeswar, Oct 17 (UNI) Fertility at Replacement Level, Family Planning use Increased smaller families are becoming the norm in Odisha, according to the report of National Family Health Survey-4, released at a function here today.

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Cabinet Decisions: Jharkhand Govt to set up Innovation Hub at Ranchi Vigyan Kendra

17 Oct 2017 | 8:31 PM

Ranchi, Oct 17 (UNI) The Jharkhand Government today decided to set up an innovation hub at the Ranchi Vigyan Kendra, expenditure for which would be borne by the state and the central government in 50:50 ratio.

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Nitish calls upon to inculcate ideology of Lord Mahavir

17 Oct 2017 | 8:23 PM

Biharsharif, Oct 17 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today called upon the people to inculcate the ideology of Lord Mahavir, 24th Tirthankar of Jain religion, for maintaining peace and harmony in society which was so essential in this era of tension prevailing all around.

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Goa Guv extends Diwali greetings

17 Oct 2017 | 8:22 PM

Panaji, Oct 17 (UNI) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Tuesday urged people to re-dedicate themselves to the principle of ‘live and let live’ and pledged to work for promoting peace, communal harmony, good will and prosperity.

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Defence Minister to celebrate Diwali with Troops in Andaman

17 Oct 2017 | 8:14 PM

Port Blair, Oct 17 (UNI) Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Andaman and Nicobar Command on October 18 &19 and will celebrate diwali with troops and interacting with the families during various events over the two days.

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Six dreaded criminals arrested with firearms

17 Oct 2017 | 8:06 PM

Khagaria, Oct 17 (UNI) Six dreaded criminals were arrested with firearms following their gun battle with jawans of Special Task Force (STF) in Chhamshiya diara under Morkahi police station area in this district today.

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Four held in snatching of Rs 13 lakh at gun point

17 Oct 2017 | 8:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (UNI) Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate of Police today arrested four miscreants in connection with the loot of Rs 13 lakh from two persons under Chandka Police station on October 10 last The police seized Rs 1.

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17 Oct 2017 | 7:57 PM

Mr Kumar said that his government started providing uniforms to poor families so that they could send their daughters to schools.

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Goa CM extends Diwali greetings

17 Oct 2017 | 7:57 PM

Panaji, Oct 17 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday extended his warm greetings to the people of Goa on the eve of Diwali.

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FIR filed against ex BJP MLA, poet for vulgar writing

17 Oct 2017 | 7:57 PM

Panaji, Aug 17 (UNI) Goa Police on Tuesday filed an FIR against former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Vishnu Wagh and a publisher for publishing "vulgar" content in a controversial book of poems.

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All households to be electrified by the end of 2018: Nitish

All households to be electrified by the end of 2018: Nitish

17 Oct 2017 | 7:50 PM

Patna, Oct 17 (UNI) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asserted that all houses would be electrified by the end of 2018 and all villages by the end of this year.

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Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling greets people on Tihar

17 Oct 2017 | 7:37 PM

Gangtok, Oct 17 (UNI) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today greeted the people on the occasion of ‘Tihar’.

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Lalu`s daughter Misa Bharati acquires land plot through donation route: BJP

Lalu`s daughter Misa Bharati acquires land plot through donation route: BJP

17 Oct 2017 | 7:25 PM

Patna, Oct 17 (UNI) Carrying out his tirade against RJD Chief Lalu Prasad and his family members, Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Suhil Kumar Modi today alleged that Mr Prasad`s daughter and MP Misa Bharati had acquired land worth crores of rupees through donation route from a non entity.

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Odisha govt to open 13 new PHC, upgrade 5 PHC and six CHC

17 Oct 2017 | 7:23 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (UNI) Odisha government today decided to open 13 new Public Health Centres, (PHCs), upgrade five 5 PHC to Community Health Centres (CHC) and to provide health care facilities available in Sub Divisional hospitals in six CHCs with an objective to provide better health care to the people.

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Tejaswi ridicules Nitish for remark of Modi on development remained paralysed from 2013 to 2017

Tejaswi ridicules Nitish for remark of Modi on development remained paralysed from 2013 to 2017

17 Oct 2017 | 6:50 PM

Patna, Oct 17 (UNI) Leader of the opposition in Bihar assembly Tejaswi Prasad Yadav today ridiculed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for statement of Deputy Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi that development work in the state remained paralysed for four years from 2013 to 2017, saying it was like raising doubts over leadership of Mr Kumar and he should give reply on the issue.

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Local sight-seeing tour organized under Paryatan Parv in the city

17 Oct 2017 | 6:44 PM

Kolkata, Oct 17 (UNI) As part of Centre's special drive to promote tourism, Indiatourism Kolkata organized local sight-seeing tour for 35 street children under Paryatan Parv in the city.

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Three school teachers suspended for attending grievance cell without availing leave

17 Oct 2017 | 6:40 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (UNI) Odisha government today placed three regular high school teachers under suspension and issued show cause notice to a contractual teacher for attending the departmental grievance cell here without availing leave.

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N F railway adds 36 per cent additional in first two quarter

17 Oct 2017 | 6:37 PM

Guwahati, Oct 7 (UNI) In first two quarter of the financial year 2016-17, North East Frontier Railway has added 36 per cent of additional berths in passenger, mail and express services.

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Great Debate competition held in Kolkata

17 Oct 2017 | 6:23 PM

Kolkata, Oct 17 (UNI) The British Deputy High Commission in association with the Jadavpur University Debating Society held the Kolkata chapter of ‘The Great Debate’ competition today at the Gandhi Bhawan of the Jadavpur University campus.

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17 Oct 2017 | 6:12 PM

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

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Winter knocks, squalls to sweep over south Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours: Met

17 Oct 2017 | 6:10 PM

Pune, Oct 17 (UNI) Squally winds, with speed reaching up to 40 to 50 kmph and gusting up to 60 kmph, are very likely to sweep over central and south Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours.

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New IT, start-up policies approve in Assam

17 Oct 2017 | 5:55 PM

Guwahati, Oct 17 (UNI) A first-if-its-kind IT policy for Assam was approved by the state Cabinet today, which seeks to roll out incentives for setting up IT industries in the state.

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17 Oct 2017 | 5:54 PM

The Mamata Banerjee Government last month formed a nine-member board of administrators, headed by Binay Tamang, to look into the development works in Darjeeling and Kalimpong.

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17 Oct 2017 | 5:50 PM

The Mamata Banerjee Government last month formed a nine-member board of administrators, headed by Binay Tamang, to look into the development works in Darjeeling and Kalimpong.

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Govt purchase from local MSMEs mandatory in Assam

17 Oct 2017 | 5:46 PM

Guwahati, Oct 17 (UNI) The Assam Cabinet today approved amendments to the Preferential Purchase Policy in order to boost business of the MSME sector of the state.

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