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SSB seizes snake venom worth Rs 100 crores, apprehends three

SSB seizes snake venom worth Rs 100 crores, apprehends three

New Delhi, Sept 13 (UNI) In a joint operation with Forest Office personnel and Police Narco cell, the 63rd Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has seized three jars of Cobra venom and apprehended three persons in Barasat (West Bengal), the Central Armed Police Force said here today. The cost of seized items, having venom in the form of liquid, crystal and powder, is approximately Rs 100 crores as per international market rate. The Cobra venom was meant to be smuggled to China through Siliguri Corridor in three conspicuous jars, which is very much in demand in the neighbouring country for medicine purpose specifically used for radio therapy, for cancer treatment, for powder for maddening drugs etc. The three nabbed persons are part of an international gang that smuggles snake venom to the neighbouring country, the SSB said. Earlier, the SSB alongwith the customs department had carried out a major operation in Siliguri this May, resulting in the arrest of two people and seizure of venom worth Rs 70 crore. UNI KU ADG 1935

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EC guidelines for political parties on broadcast, telecast time in Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland

23 Jan 2018 | 9:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) As per the guidelines set by the Election Commission on Tuesday for the ensuing Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland in 2018, the national political parties can share equitable time on electronic and broadcast media, since these states have no recognised state parties.

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Harsh Vardhan urges stakeholders to identify priority areas, timely implementation

Harsh Vardhan urges stakeholders to identify priority areas, timely implementation

23 Jan 2018 | 9:33 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday urged scientists and senior officers to identify priority areas and ensure its implementation in a time- bound manner.

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Ashok Lavasa assumes charge as new EC

23 Jan 2018 | 8:38 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Ashok Lavasa, the 1980 batch IAS officer from Haryana Cadre, on Tuesday assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India.

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Mercury plummets in Delhi after rain

23 Jan 2018 | 8:37 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) People of the National Capital on Tuesday experienced a cold day following decline in the maximum temperature due to rain.

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Connectivity issue in the Himalayan region discussed

23 Jan 2018 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) A host of speakers from different streams on Tuesday discussed ways to tone up connectivity in Himalayan region as well as modalities and challenges in bringing people to people contact at a panel discussion session here.

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