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Arunachal CM hails Union Cabinet nod on FMBAP continuation

22 Feb 2024 | 7:33 PM

Itanagar, Feb 22 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has welcomed the Union Cabinet’s approval on the continuation of the centrally sponsored scheme, Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP), with a total outlay of Rs 4,100 crore for a period of 5 years from 2021-22 to 2025-26.

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Meghalaya Assembly rejects privilege motion against Speaker

22 Feb 2024 | 7:28 PM

Shillong, Feb 22 (UNI) The Meghalaya Assembly on Thursday rejected the privilege motion moved by opposition Voice of the People Party (VPP) legislator Adelbert Nongrum against Speaker Thomas Sangma for disallowing a discussion on a Comptroller Auditor General of India (CAG) report.

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One dead, 10 injured in Tripura road accident

One dead, 10 injured in Tripura road accident

22 Feb 2024 | 7:26 PM

Agartala, Feb 22 (UNI) One person died and 10 people were injured, three of them critically, after a passenger auto collided with a pick-up truck at Sonatola village in the Khowai district of Tripura on Thursday.

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PM Modi expected to visit Bengal on March 6, address rally

22 Feb 2024 | 7:23 PM

Kolkata, Feb 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit West Bengal on March 6 and address a rally at Barsat in North 24 Parganas' about 27 km from here, BJP's state unit President Sukanta Majumdar said on Thursday.

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Odisha government. signs MoU to implement newly launched "SWAYAM" scheme

22 Feb 2024 | 6:59 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (UNI) The Odisha government and the Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday for the successful implementation of the newly launched scheme- ‘SWAYAM’.

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President Droupadi Murmu to visit Odisha from February 28 to March 2

President Droupadi Murmu to visit Odisha from February 28 to March 2

22 Feb 2024 | 6:45 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (UNI) A high-level meeting chaired by Odisha Chief Secretary P K Jena on Thursday reviewed the preparedness and security arrangements during the four-day visit of President Droupadi Murmu beginning on February 28.

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IPPTA outlines roadmap on energy and environment conservation for paper industry

22 Feb 2024 | 6:04 PM

Kolkata, Feb 22 (UNI) Since the demand for paper is growing continuously, Indian Pulp & Paper Technical Association (IPPTA) has urged the industry players to take significant steps to take sustainable growth path that will secure future energy and environment.

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Arunachal Guv urges APPSC to initiate tangible actions to ensure merit-based recruitments

22 Feb 2024 | 5:29 PM

Itanagar, Feb 22 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt General (Retd) KT Parnaik on Thursday advised the newly-formed Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) to initiate tangible actions to ensure that recruitments are based on merit and the quality and integrity of the civil services are upheld.

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STF of Odisha police nabs drug peddler, recovers 302 gm of brown sugar

22 Feb 2024 | 4:41 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (UNI) The STF of Odisha police with the help of Mayurbhanj district police have apprehended a drug peddler and recovered 302 gm contraband brown sugar (Heroin) and other incriminating materials from his possession.

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Odisha  needs a double-engine government- Rajnath Singh

Odisha needs a double-engine government- Rajnath Singh

22 Feb 2024 | 4:38 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (UNI) Odisha needs a double-engine government and the Bharatiya Janata Party will form the government in Odisha in the ensuing elections, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday.

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National Commission for ST members visits  Sandeshkhali to make on-spot study

National Commission for ST members visits Sandeshkhali to make on-spot study

22 Feb 2024 | 3:35 PM

Kolkata, Feb 22 (UNI) A four-member team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) left for Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas on Thursday to make an on-the-spot study of the situation regarding the alleged torture of women and forcible land acquisition of the tribal people, official sources said.

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Oppn demands action against K K Pathak, creates ruckus in Bihar assembly

Oppn demands action against K K Pathak, creates ruckus in Bihar assembly

22 Feb 2024 | 3:28 PM

Patna, Feb 22 (UNI) The opposition created pandemonium in the Bihar Assembly on Thursday demanding action against the Additional Chief Secretary of the education department KK Pathak for using abusive words against a legislator.

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Narendra Narayan Yadav files nomination for Dy. Speaker post of Bihar Assembly

Narendra Narayan Yadav files nomination for Dy. Speaker post of Bihar Assembly

22 Feb 2024 | 2:12 PM

Patna, Feb 22 (UNI) Senior JD(U) leader and former Minister Narendra Narayan Yadav on Thursday filed his nomination for the post of deputy speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly.

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Tripura: Minister meets Indian Commerce Consulate in Germany for organic promotion

22 Feb 2024 | 12:59 PM

Agartala, Feb 22 (UNI) Tripura Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Ratan Lal Nath said on Thursday he had a courtesy call to Commerce Consulate General of India at Munich in Germany Amir Bashir last week and discussed the promotion and marketing of Indian organic farm produce there.

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NHRC sends notices to Bengal CS, DGP on Sandeshkhali incidents

NHRC sends notices to Bengal CS, DGP on Sandeshkhali incidents

21 Feb 2024 | 10:39 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to West Bengal Chief Secretary and Director General of Police after taking suo motu cognizance of media reports of alleged harassment and sexual assaults on "innocent and impoverished women" in Sandeshkhali.

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