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In snowbound Tral, CRPF takes stranded groom to his bride’s home in armored vehicle

20 Feb 2024 | 8:47 PM

Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) A groom was taken to his bride’s home in a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bulletproof bunker in south Kashmir’s Tral area on Tuesday after he got stuck at his home due to the snowfall.

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Dhami, cabinet colleagues perform 'puja' of Shri Ram Lalla

20 Feb 2024 | 8:34 PM

Ayodhya (UP), Feb 20 (UNI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami along with his cabinet colleagues on Tuesday offered prayers to Ram Lalla in the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya here in Uttar Pradesh.

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Rights of Dalits, backward only possible through caste census: Rahul

20 Feb 2024 | 8:33 PM

Rae Bareli (UP), Feb 20 (UNI) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reiterated the demand for a caste census and said that despite constituting 73 percent of the total population of the country Dalits, backward classes, and tribals are forced to live in poverty.

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With 14K projects GBC aims to make UP growth engine of country

20 Feb 2024 | 8:28 PM

Lucknow, Feb 20 (UNI) The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to make the state country's growth engine through the Ground Breaking Ceremony (GBC) with the implementation of 14,000 projects worth more than Rs 10 lakh crore.

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CM Sukhu condoles demise of mother of Suman Bharti DCC president Hamirpur

20 Feb 2024 | 8:17 PM

Shimla/Hamirpur, Feb 20 (UNI) HP Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has expressed grief over the demise of Kamla Devi (76), mother of Suman Bharti, President of the District Congress Committee (DCC) in Hamirpur.

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SP releases five more candidates for LS polls, Shivpal to contest from Badaun

SP releases five more candidates for LS polls, Shivpal to contest from Badaun

20 Feb 2024 | 7:34 PM

Lucknow, Feb 20 (UNI) Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday announced names of five more candidates, including sitting MLA and national general secretary Shivpal Singh, for the Lok Sabha elections slated to be held this year.

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Punjab Guv's visit to border districts postponed

Punjab Guv's visit to border districts postponed

20 Feb 2024 | 7:26 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 20 (UNI) Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Tuesday postponed his visit to the border districts following a request from the state government authorities, a Raj Bhavan media release said.

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Punjab Guv's visit to border districts Postponed

Punjab Guv's visit to border districts Postponed

20 Feb 2024 | 7:17 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 20 (UNI) Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Tuesday postponed his visit to the border districts following a request from the state government authorities, a Raj Bhavan media release said.

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Farmers begin 3-day sit-in at toll plazas on Jalandhar-Jammu NH

20 Feb 2024 | 7:11 PM

Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Feb 20 (UNI) Agitating farmers, under the banner of various organisations, on Tuesday began a three-day sit-in protest and compelled the authorities at two toll plazas on the Jalandhar-Jammu NH to allow vehicles to pass without paying toll.

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Efforts are on to restore feeders under fault, says KPDCL on power disruption due to snowfall

20 Feb 2024 | 7:06 PM

Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) As heavy snow has caused power disruptions especially in North Kashmir districts and some parts of South Kashmir, the Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited(KPDCL) said efforts are on to restore the feeders under fault.

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Himachal CM expresses grief over death of Jawan

20 Feb 2024 | 6:51 PM

Shimla, Feb 20 (UNI) Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu expressed grief over the death of Happy Singh, who was serving in the 26th Punjab Regiment of Indian Army.

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Snowfall disrupts flight operations, roads closed in Valley

Snowfall disrupts flight operations, roads closed in Valley

20 Feb 2024 | 6:39 PM

Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) Widespread snowfall was experienced in plains of Kashmir on Tuesday , including in summer capital Srinagar, prompting cancellation of several flights for the day at Srinagar International Airport, officials said.

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UP: Five arrested for youth's murder in Shahjahanpur

20 Feb 2024 | 6:34 PM

Shahjahanpur (UP), Feb 20 (UNI) Five persons, including two women, were arrested by the police on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a youth, who was shot dead in Paraur area of Shahjahanpur district here in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said here.

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Electric buses a cheaper alternative to connect villages with cities: Yogi

Electric buses a cheaper alternative to connect villages with cities: Yogi

20 Feb 2024 | 6:03 PM

Lucknow, Feb 20 (UNI) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that if one lakh villages in Uttar Pradesh are to be connected with cities, electric bus service can become a cheap and popular medium for affordable service.

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Avalanche warning issued for 10 districts  in JK

Avalanche warning issued for 10 districts in JK

20 Feb 2024 | 5:53 PM

Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) Amid continuous rain and snow, the authorities on Tuesday issued an avalanche warning in the higher reaches of ten districts in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours, officials said.

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