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18 drown as boat capsizes in Yamuna in UP

18 drown as boat capsizes in Yamuna in UP

Baghpat, Sept 14 (UNI) At least 18 labourers drowned after their boat capsized in Yamuna river in this district of Uttar Pradesh today. Police sources here said the boat, carrying around 60 labourers from Baghpat to Haryana, was overloaded and it capsized on the UP-Haryana border. Meanwhile, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed his grief over the death of the people in the boat tragedy. He has announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased. The Chief Minister has also directed district officials to provide all assistance to the victims' families. Confirming the number of deaths, Inspector General of Police (Meerut Zone) Ram Kumar, who was on the site, told UNI that 24 people have been rescued from the river but few were unconscious. He said 15 people were rescued too by the local people. The incident occurred near Katha village under Kotwali police station area of the district. Most of the victims are native of Katha and its nearby village. Senior officials have rushed to the spot and were supervising the rescue operation. UNI MB SV 1051

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PNB scam fraudsters will be brought to book: Gadkari

24 Feb 2018 | 12:09 AM

Mumbai, Feb 23 (UNI) Emphasising that the NDA government has never protected scam-tainted people, Union Minister for Road Transport and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday stressed that the accused
in connection with the PNB scam will be brought to book.

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UP CM grants Rs 83 cr for water, power in Bundelkhand

24 Feb 2018 | 12:09 AM

Lucknow, Feb 23 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday sanctioned a grant of Rs 83 crore for strengthening drinking water and power situation in Bundelkhand.

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Gadkari takes dig at Sharad Pawar

23 Feb 2018 | 11:53 PM

Mumbai, Feb 23 (UNI) Union Minister for Road Transport and senior
BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday took a dig at NCP chief Sharad
Pawar saying that one needs to have ability and capability to rise
to high positions.

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Youth killed in road accident in Nashik

23 Feb 2018 | 11:52 PM

Nashik, Feb 23 (UNI) A two-wheeler rider was killed and his pillion
rider was seriously injured when their moped crashed against an
unknown vehicle at Sangamner naka in Sinnar taluka of the district
on Nashik-Sangamner road.

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UP CM to join Holi celebrations in Mathura

UP CM to join Holi celebrations in Mathura

23 Feb 2018 | 11:49 PM

Lucknow, Feb 23 (UNI) To promote tourism in Mathura, the land of Krishna, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday attended ‘Rasostava’, the festival to promote cultural and religious heritage of Brij Bhumi.

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