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BSF nabs 7 Bangladeshi cattle smugglers in North 24 Parganas

BSF nabs 7 Bangladeshi cattle smugglers in North 24 Parganas

19 Aug 2019 | 5:21 PM

Barasat, Aug 19 (UNI) A BSF patrol party, guarding the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas, has nabbed seven cattle smugglers, after chasing them for about six hours, from border outpost of Swarupnagar, Police said today.

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Odisha to install pre-paid smart digital meters to check power theft

19 Aug 2019 | 5:20 PM

Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (UNI)Odisha government has decided to install prepaid smart digital metres and tamper proof smart meters in the house of the consumers to check power theft.

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Four drug peddlers nabbed in Haryana

19 Aug 2019 | 5:15 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) Haryana police has arrested three drug peddlers in separate incidents and seized 500 gram of opium, 4.

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CM intervenes in milk farmers’ agitation in Assam

CM intervenes in milk farmers’ agitation in Assam

19 Aug 2019 | 5:07 PM

Guwahati, Aug 19 (UNI) As milk farmers of a local cooperative society in Morigaon district of Assam continued their protests against alleged anti-local policy of the government and dumped litres of milk into a nearby river for last couple of days, the chief minister intervened today to pacify the agitators.

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Nehru Trophy Boat Race at Alappuzha on Aug 31

19 Aug 2019 | 5:04 PM

Kochi/Alappuzha, Aug 19 (UNI) Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Monday said the Nehru Trophy Boat Race, for this year, will be conducted at Punnamada backwater in Alappuzha on August 31.

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Amarinder announces Rs 100 cr for flood-hit areas of Punjab

Amarinder announces Rs 100 cr for flood-hit areas of Punjab

19 Aug 2019 | 4:59 PM

Rupnagar, Aug 19 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and rehabilitation measures in the flood-hit regions of the state and said a special Girdawari will be conducted as soon as the water level recedes to ensure adequate compensation for the affected farmers.

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Ex-PM Manmohan Singh elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

19 Aug 2019 | 4:57 PM

Jaipur, Aug 19 (UNI) Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh was elected as Member of Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday.

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Drought condition prevails in parts of Hyderabad-Karnataka region despite deluge

Drought condition prevails in parts of Hyderabad-Karnataka region despite deluge

19 Aug 2019 | 4:51 PM

Kalaburagi , Aug 19 (UNI) Unprecedented floods following heavy inflows into Krishna River from upper riparian State of Maharashtra and deluge due to unprecedented rains elsewhere in Karnataka during the last three weeks wrecked havoc in at least 16 districts in Karnataka, but the districts under parched Hyderabad-Karnataka region remains drought affected and agricultural operations crippled, sources said.

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Journo murder case: UP police declares reward on arrest of absconding duo

19 Aug 2019 | 4:44 PM

Saharanpur, Aug 19 (UNI) A day after a journalist and his brother were shot dead over a minor dispute with their neighbour in Saharanpur Kotwali area, police announced a reward of Rs 25,000 each on the arrest of the absconding accused, Senior Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar said here on Monday.

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Mamata condemns killing of UP scribe

Mamata condemns killing of UP scribe

19 Aug 2019 | 4:43 PM

Kolkata, Aug 19 (UNI) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today described as 'unacceptable' the killing of a journalist in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur yesterday.

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Lakhs of devotees observe Shravani Somwar in Nashik

19 Aug 2019 | 4:43 PM

Nashik, Aug 19 (UNI) Lakhs of devotees,coming from several parts of Maharashtra, poured in the holy Trimbakeshwar town here to observe the third Shravani Somwar.

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Mamata condoles Jagannath Mishra's death

Mamata condoles Jagannath Mishra's death

19 Aug 2019 | 4:36 PM

Kolkata, Aug 19 (UNI) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today condoled the death of former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra.

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Jalandhar MP visits villages situated near Sutlej river, asks people to stay vigilant

19 Aug 2019 | 4:28 PM

Phillaur, Aug 19 (UNI) Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary on Sunday visited sensitive villages of Phillaur Assembly constituency such as Chhole Bazaar, Mau Sahib, Gandhi Dham, Jhandi Peer and Kadiana near the Sutlej river to take stock of the situation arising out of the release of excess water from Bhakra dam.

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500 NCC cadets to attend training camp in Jammu

500 NCC cadets to attend training camp in Jammu

19 Aug 2019 | 4:18 PM

Jammu, Aug 19 (UNI) Around 500 NCC cadets would attend a ten-day long training camp commenced at Nagrota here on city outskirts on Monday, an official Spokesperson said.

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Huge consignment of foreign liquor seized in ‘dry’ Bihar

19 Aug 2019 | 4:16 PM

Hajipur, Aug 19 (UNI) Police seized huge consignment of foreign liquor from a truck near Marui roundabout under Patepur police station area in Vaishali district late last night.

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