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  • Three poachers arrested
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NoK of slain policemen to get Rs 70 lk ex-gratia in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 12 (UNI) The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Wednesday enhanced the ex-gratia relief for the Next of Kin (NoK) of slain police personnel from Rs 48 lakh to Rs 70 lakh and the Special Police Officer (SPOs) from Rs 14.50 lakh to Rs 30 lakh in Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said on Thursday evening.
He said the SAC, which met here under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, accorded sanction to the enhancement and grant of ex-gratia relief to the NoKs of J&K Police Personnel killed in course of performing duties attributed to act of violence or militancy related incidents.
The decision will enhance the existing cumulative ex-gratia relief admissible to the NoKs of J&K Police Personnel from Rs 48 lakh to Rs 70 Lakh and to NoKs of SPOs from Rs 14.5 Lakh to Rs 30 Lakh.
The ex-gratia relief has been enhanced from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 Lakh under SRE(R&R) to NoKs of the J&K Police Personnel/SPOs and CAPFs/Army personnel; from Rs 3 Lakh to Rs 7 Lakh to NoKs of J&K Police Personnel from the Police Welfare Fund (MHA); from Rs 18 Lakh to Rs 33 Lakh to the NoKs of J&K Police Personnel, out of State Resources and grant of additional amount of Rs 12.50 lakh to the NoKs of Special Police Officers (SPOs), out of state resources.
The SAC further approved that education of two children in private schools in the State upto class 12th of such personnel of Jammu & Kashmir Police as may be martyred in militancy related incidents/violence, shall be borne by the State Education Department.
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SJVN Limited targets 5000 MW power by 2022-23 in HP

26 Sep 2018 | 7:00 PM

Shimla, Sep 26 (UNI) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited and the Himachal Pradesh government decided to increase the power potential of 5000 MW by 2022-23, as a 3,000 Mega Watt power project was in advance stage of construction in the state, Chairman and Managing Director of SJVNL Nand Lal said on Wednesday.

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Three poachers arrested

26 Sep 2018 | 6:57 PM

Mysuru, Sep 26(UNI) The Forest Department officials have arrested three persons on charges of trying to poach wild animals at Sannagadde limits in Nagarahole Reserve Forest in the district.

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26 Sep 2018 | 6:56 PM

The pro-bandh supporters torched a government bus at Islampur, where the two youths
were killed on Thursday during the students-police clashes over appointment of two
teachers at Darivit HS in North Dinajpur district.

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Janhabi Behera to perform at Ravindra Bhavan on Sep 27

26 Sep 2018 | 6:55 PM

Panaji, Sep 26 (UNI) The Directorate of Art and Culture, in Collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Goa ,and Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, will be organizing Odissi dance performance by Janhabi Behera from Odisha on September 27, 2018, at 1830 hrs under Horizon Series of ICCR at Ravindra Bhavan, Fatorda, Margao, in South Goa.

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Municipal Elections-2018: Nominations of 30 candidates found valid for LMC

26 Sep 2018 | 6:54 PM

Leh, Sep 26 (UNI) The nomination papers of 30 candidates were found valid for Leh Municipal Committee (LMC), an official spokesman said on Wednesday evening.

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