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Union Secy Power inspects progress on Hydro Electrical Projects in Kishtwar

Union Secy Power inspects progress on Hydro Electrical Projects in Kishtwar

Jammu, Oct 29 (UNI) Union Secretary, Ministry of Power, Sanjiv Nandan Sahai on Thursday inspected the pace of work on the Hydro Electric Projects coming up in Kishtwar district and inaugurated various assets created in the adjoining areas under the Project Area Development plan.
He was accompanied by Union Joint Secretary Power, Tanmay Kumar; Principal Secretary PDD JKUT, Rohit Kansal; Chairman and Managing Director NHPC, Abhay Kumar Singh; M.D CVPP A.K Choudhary; Additional District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar, Mohd Hanief Malik; Senior Superintendent of Police, Kishtwar, Dr Harmeet Singh Mehta; SE PDD, Asgar Hussain, GM NHPC, Nirmal Singh; CGM CVPP, P. B.Jain; Project Controller AFCONS, Rajinder Kumar; Vice Chairman JayPee Associates Sunil Sharma, among other District Officers.
At the outset, the Union Secretary inspected Dulhasti Dam site and reviewed the generation capacity of 390 MW Dul Hasti Power Project.

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UP: Six killed in road accident

UP: Six killed in road accident

02 Dec 2020 | 9:17 AM

Kaushambi, Dec 2 (UNI) At least six people including children returning from a marriage function were killed while 4 were injured when a truck fell on their SUV in the district on Wednesday early morning .

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NGO claims gas tragedy survivors at increased health risk

02 Dec 2020 | 3:08 AM

Bhopal, Dec 1 (UNI) A non-governmental organisation claimed on Tuesday that there is significantly higher prevalence of obesity and thyroid disorders among survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
In a release, the Sambhavna Trust Clinic said that analysis of data on Body Mass Index and diagnosis of thyroid malfunction of 27,155 individuals under its care for the past one-and-a-half decades reveals that persons exposed to Union Carbide’s deadly vapours were 2.75 times more likely to be overweight and 1.92 times more likely to suffer thyroid complications. These people are likely vulnerable to diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis and cancers of the liver, kidney, breast and ovary besides other maladies.

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MP CM meets Nadda

02 Dec 2020 | 2:47 AM

Bhopal, Dec 1 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party President Jagat Prakash Nadda was on Tuesday presented a copy of the AatmaNirbhar Madhya Pradesh Roadmap 2023 by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during the latter’s courtesy call in the national capital, official sources said.
The visiting politician apprised the Rajya Sabha Member of development work in the state.

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Outlaws abduct villager

02 Dec 2020 | 2:32 AM

Shivpuri, MP, Dec 1 (UNI) A 37-year-old grazier from Rajasthan was abducted by a few bandits in the vicinity of Gorakh Tila village on Tuesday, law-enforcement authorities said.
The incident occurred when Munshi and his cattle were present in the Kolaras forest. His companion Ganpat Ram was sent bearing a ransom demand.

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Aadi Mahotsav-MP a treat for culture buffs

02 Dec 2020 | 2:17 AM

Bhopal, Dec 1 (UNI) Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on Tuesday launched the online edition of the Aadi Mahotsav-Madhya Pradesh – a ten-day-long event being hosted on www.tribesindia.com and focussing on the state’s adivasi craft and culture, it was officially learnt.
Speaking on the occasion, the senior politician averred, “It is another endeavour to assist in transformation of lives and livelihoods. Indeed, this is a national festival and a combined initiative of my Ministry plus the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India.”

The highlights include a virtual tour of artisans’ workplaces and glimpses of dance plus music. Natural produce is on display. In essence, it is a celebration of tribes and their diverse lifestyle but on a different platform.

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