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Foreigner, her friend, robbed in UP's Mathura

Mathura, Jun 10 (UNI) A foreigner lady and her friend were allegedly robbed by masked miscreants in the Nauhjheel area of this district in Uttar Pradesh, police sources said on Monday.
According to sources, the incident happened at highway number 70 of Yamuna expressway on Sunday evening when the woman, hailing from Mauritius, was standing near Gram Saitgarhi after her car developed some mechanical problem.
Meanwhile, three masked miscreants looted Rs 10,000 cash, 15 American dollars, 20 European dollars and the her mobile, and also looted her friend, Allahabad resident Anoop of Rs 5,000 and his mobile phone by threatening them with weapons.
Sources said one of the miscreant's aide was standing some distance away, ready to take the looters on the bike. After robbing the duo,they fled on their accomplice's motocycle.
As per the woman, the goons did not engage in any kind of physical assault.
After registering a case in the matter, police is searching for the absconding accused.
Superintendent of Police (rural) Aditya Kumar Shukla said efforts are on to nab the thieves.
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Energy Dept gets OSD

09 Jul 2020 | 3:07 AM

Bhopal, July 8 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday posted Additional Chief Engineer Shivkumar Sharma of the Power Generating Company as Officer on Special Duty in the Energy Department.
The related order has been issued, an official release said.

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MP CM expresses grief

09 Jul 2020 | 3:00 AM

Bhopal, July 8 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday expressed sorrow over the death of six individuals in a truck-auto head-on collision within Katni District.
The senior politician wished the five grievously-injured people a rapid recovery. The administration was directed to provide assistance to affected families, an official release said.

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MP CM mourns Churaman’s death

09 Jul 2020 | 2:48 AM

Bhopal, July 8 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed grief on Wednesday over the demise of Bundeli folk dancer Churaman Yadav who was a resident of Sagar.
“The artiste contributed significantly vis-à-vis enriching the Baredi dance. I pray for peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the bereaved family for bearing this grief,” the veteran leader averred in a message.

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MP CM unveils Mukhya Mantri Street Vendor Loan Scheme

09 Jul 2020 | 1:37 AM

Bhopal, July 8 (UNI) When the government is present to extend financial assistance to people for business, there is no need whatsoever to approach moneylenders for credit, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised on Wednesday while underlining that his dispensation will make available working capital of Rs 10,000 from banks to rural street vendors on the lines of the facility being provided to urban counterparts and the interest shall be borne by the regime even as targeted beneficiaries are not required to submit any type of collateral.
The senior politician launched the ‘Mukhya Mantri Street Vendor Loan Scheme’ and ‘Gramin Kamgar Setu Portal’ via videoconferencing at Mantralaya in the presence of Additional Chief Secretary (Panchayat and Rural Development) Manoj Kumar Shrivastava plus other senior bureaucrats, official sources said.

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Tourists make beeline as Himachal unlocks with conditions

09 Jul 2020 | 12:42 AM

By Mohan Lal Verma
Shimla, Jul 8(UNI) As the Himachal Pradesh shows a green signal towards the opening up of tourism sector--the backbone of the state--tourists mainly from neighbouring states making a beeline to the hill stations which were inactive for more than three and half months.

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