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States » North

Accident claims 2

25 Nov 2020 | 3:51 AM

Narsinghpur, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) Two youngsters died as a consequence of their motorcycle bursting into flames after a tractor collided with it in Paloha Police Station limits on Monday, law-enforcement authorities said on Tuesday.
Aurangabad residents Vishal Rathor and Pawan Rathor were pronounced dead at a Gadarwara-based infirmary. The driver was placed under arrest.

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Man hangs self

25 Nov 2020 | 3:42 AM

Burhanpur, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) A 37-year-old mentally-unstable cancer patient has committed suicide at his residence in Nepanagar, law-enforcement authorities said.
Raju Patil’s corpse was found hanging in the verandah early Tuesday. His wife and their two children were visiting her parents’ place here on the occasion of Bhai Dooj.

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Woman hangs self

25 Nov 2020 | 3:35 AM

Satna, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) A 42-year-old woman committed suicide on Tuesday by hanging herself at her residence in Kolgawan, law-enforcement authorities said.
The motive behind Mamta Dwivedi’s extreme step is unclear.

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Collision claims 3

25 Nov 2020 | 3:29 AM

Sheopur, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) Three persons died on the spot when their motorcycle collided with a trailer-truck in Manpur Police Station limits on Tuesday evening, law-enforcement authorities said.
The incident occurred 17 km from here.

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Bamboo Mission to be speeded up

25 Nov 2020 | 3:21 AM

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Tuesday that the Bamboo Mission will be implemented at a rapid pace and forest-dwellers motivated to plant high-quality bamboo in order to enhance income.
While chairing a Forest Department meeting in Bandhavgarh National Park, the senior politician was officially quoted as saying, “Bamboo-based small-scale industries should be encouraged. The state government has declared support price for 32 species of jungle produce, which must be widely publicised so that gatherers receive fair prices. Cultivation of medicinal plants ought to be encouraged. A tourism promotion action plan should commence within the time limit in 24 identified buffer zones.”
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Exercise caution against COVID-19 but do not ignore economy: MP CM

25 Nov 2020 | 2:58 AM

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Tuesday that while complete precautions are imperative against the ‘millennium scourge’, special care should be exercised to ensure that economic activities are unaffected.
“There must be no hindrance in marriages, transportation of goods, etc. However, the number of people attending events may be limited and mini-containment zones ought to be created within high-risk areas. In this regard, the Crisis Management Group of the district concerned may take decisions according to conditions at local level. Utilisation of masks is mandatory and non-compliance should attract fines. Social distancing is necessary. An awareness campaign must be launched,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying while reviewing the situation via videoconferencing.

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COVID-19 strategy: MP CM apprises PM

25 Nov 2020 | 2:22 AM

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) Premier Narendra Modi was on Tuesday informed by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that once the novel coronavirus vaccine is eventually supplied to the state, distribution will be implemented smoothly.
“Transport, dry stocking, cold chain, monitoring and training of vaccinators shall be undertaken extensively. A Steering Committee has been constituted under the Chief Secretary’s chairmanship and district task forces formed. Such units will also be created at block level. Support of organisations such as the National Cadet Corps and National Service Scheme shall be garnered,” Mr Chouhan was officially quoted as saying during Mr Modi’s videoconferencing with chief ministers.

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COVID-19 still a clear and present danger: MP CM

25 Nov 2020 | 1:50 AM

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) Highlighting the encouraging fact that the novel coronavirus vaccine is likely to see the light of day in the near future, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan assured on Tuesday that his dispensation has ensured arrangements in this regard.
“However, there should be no laxity whatsoever at any stage. I appeal to my sisters and brothers to continue following precautions such as utilisation of masks, maintaining social distancing and washing hands repeatedly with soap water. I urge voluntary organisations to counsel the populace. I myself keep advising people wherever I go and also distribute masks,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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Haryana govt takes precautionary measures in view of farmers' Delhi Chalo march

24 Nov 2020 | 11:33 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Haryana Government has decided to take all precautionary measures, in view of the situation during the proposed nationwide 'Delhi Chalo' (March to Delhi) call given by farmer organisations on November 26, regarding the Farmers' Welfare Ordinances.

Haryana Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan presided over a review meeting with Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of districts namely Ambala, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Jind, Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Panchkula regarding maintaining law and order during the proposed nationwide march to Delhi.

Additional Chief Secretary, Financial Commissioner, Revenue & Disaster Management Sanjeev Kaushal, and Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education and Research Department Alok Nigam attended the meeting through video-conferencing.

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Education contributes the most to nation building : Min

24 Nov 2020 | 11:32 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Haryana Minister of State for Woman and Child Development Ms. Kamlesh Dhanda on Tuesday said that education contributes the most to building a strong nation.

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Appointments of dependents of Anganwadi workers on compassionate ground relaxed:Min

24 Nov 2020 | 11:28 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Ms. Aruna Chaudhary, on Tuesday, announced to relax the condition of giving job only to dependent widow daughter-in-law of the Anganwadi workers and helpers on compassionate grounds and assured the representatives of Anganwadi Workers Unions to meet all their legitimate demands during three-hour long marathon meeting with them.

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HC rap to Punjab govt over sale of illicit liquor exposed Captain: Meet Hayer

24 Nov 2020 | 11:27 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Punjab on Tuesday slammed the Capt Amarinder Singh government for its failure to check the blind sale of illicit liquor in the state, saying that had the Chief Minister been alive to the issue, the lives lost in the hooch tragedy in Majha region could have been saved.

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Katra-Delhi Express Corridor to be completed by 2023: Jitendra

Katra-Delhi Express Corridor to be completed by 2023: Jitendra

24 Nov 2020 | 11:19 PM

Jammu, Nov 23 (UNI) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the landmark Katra-Delhi Expressway Road Corridor will be complete by 2023 and work on the Kathua-Jammu Highway extension from four lane to six lane has started.

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UP govt changes reservation policy in state run colleges, universities

24 Nov 2020 | 11:14 PM

Lucknow, Nov 24 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh has proposed to make university or college as a unit instead of the department for the purpose of providing reservation for filling teachers posts in the state-run educational institutions and bring an Ordinance in line with the Union Legislation on Reservation in Teachers’ Bill.

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Shia cleric and AIMPLB vice chairman Kalbe Sadiq no more

24 Nov 2020 | 11:13 PM

Lucknow ,Nov 24(UNI) Renowned Shia cleric and vice chairman of All India Muslim Personal Law Board(AIMPLB) Maulana Kalbe Sadiq passed away here on Tuesday night after a prolonged illness.

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