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Soni constitutes flying squad to carry out checks at brick kilns smoke

Chandigarh, July 30 (UNI) Punjab Environment Minister Om Prakash Soni has constituted flying teams to mitigate the black smoke emanating from the chimneys of brick kilns as these teams will ensure the use of pollution control equipments in brick kilns.
In a meeting with the owners of brick kilns here on Monday, Mr Soni said that black smoke emanating of use of tyres or other substandard fuels, which make the environment poisonous.
In order to overcome this problem, The Environment department assigned this job to its Chief Engineers, under which the Flying Teams have been formed. These teams will regularly conduct the checking of the brick kilns.
The Minister also asked the owners to cooperate with the government and use ultra modern technology so that the environment of Punjab was not contaminated. He told the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) that action should be taken against those owners, who use tyres or other low-grade fuels.
During the meeting, the owners demanded a change in the time frame of running the kilns, on which Mr Soni assured to consider this demand sympathetically.
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Inter-state debit card gang held in Telangana

17 Dec 2018 | 10:39 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 17 (UNI) The City Task Force police arrested a five-member inter-state debit card gang and seized several debit cards of various banks from their possession here on Monday.

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Cyclonic Storm 'Phethai' over Coastal AP weakened into 'Deep Depression'

Cyclonic Storm 'Phethai' over Coastal AP weakened into 'Deep Depression'

17 Dec 2018 | 10:29 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 17 (UNI) The Cyclonic Storm ‘PHETHAI’ over
Coastal Andhra Pradesh moved northnortheastwards with a
speed of 13 kmph during the past 6 hours on Monday and
weakened into a 'Deep Depression' and lay centred at 1730
hrs near latitude 16.

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Revenue official held with graft money in Jammu

17 Dec 2018 | 10:22 PM

Jammu, Dec 17 (UNI) A revenue official was arrested on Monday with graft money he demanded and accepted from the complainant in Domana area here on city outskirts.

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17 Dec 2018 | 10:19 PM

The bulletin said Rainfall at most places with heavy
to very heavy falls at isolated places will occur during
the next 12 hours in North Coastal AP and in Yanam

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DHR introduces Steam Hauled Evening Daily Toy Train Service

17 Dec 2018 | 9:59 PM

Siliguri, Dec 17 (UNI) Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) has introduced the first evening
daily toy train service hauled by steam engine on Sunday.

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