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  • Centre approves raising of two women Battalions for J&K Police to enhance female representation

    The Centre has approved raising of two women Battalions for Jammu and Kashmir Police to enhance the representation of women in the State Police. One battalion each will be raised for Jammu region and Kashmir region. Sixty percent of posts will be kept reserved for women of 10 border districts namely, Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Poonch, […]

    Sri Lanka: OMP urges upon families of disappeared to have trust in newly set up mechanism and support it

    In Sri Lanka, the Office on Missing Persons (OMP) has urged upon families of disappeared to have trust in the newly set up mechanism and support it. Addressing a public meeting in Trincomalee today, OMP chairperson Saliya Peiris assured the families that the office is a permanent one unlike previous commissions and is preparing to […]

    US govt clears sale of six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $ 930M

    US government has approved a deal to sell the Indian military six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for 930 million dollars, State Department said last night. The agreement has been passed to the US Congress for approval and if no US lawmaker raises an objection, the contract will go ahead. Boeing and Indian partner Tata have […]

    PM Modi to visit Chhattisgarh tomorrow; will dedicate expanded Bhilai Steel Plant to nation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Chhattisgarh tomorrow and dedicate the modernized and expanded Bhilai Steel Plant to the nation. The modernization of plant includes installation of cutting-edge technologies for improvement in productivity, yield, quality, cost competitiveness, energy efficiency and environmental protection. An official release said, Mr Modi will also lay the foundation stone for […]

    PM Narendra Modi holds meeting of Council of ministers to review progress of NDA govt’s flagship schemes

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a meeting of Council of Ministers in New Delhi. The meeting is believed to have reviewed the progress of NDA government’s flagship schemes in the last four years. Several Union Ministers attended the meeting. Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana, Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala […]

    Nitin Gadkari reiterates govt’s commitment of cleaning Ganga by 80 % till March next year

    Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari today reiterated government’s commitment of cleaning Ganga by 80 per cent till March next year. He said, his Ministry is working with great responsibility to achieve this feat before general election next year. Mr. Gadkari was speaking on the occasion of signing of concession agreement […]

    President Ram Nath Kovind to launch Solar Charkha Mission on 27th June

    President Ram Nath Kovind will launch Solar Charkha Mission on 27th of this month which will entail a subsidy of 550 crore rupees in the initial two years for 50 clusters. Briefing media in New Delhi on achievements of his ministry in the last four years, Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh […]

    Strictest action against the killers of mentally retarded women demanded

    Correspondent, Haflong  : Several organisations like Ladies Welfare Society, Dimasa Mothers Association, Blue Hills Society, AROH and others demanded stern action against the killers of mentally retarded women of New Tumbung village under Umrangso Police station in a press conference held at Ladies Welfare Society on Wednesday. It is learnt that Om Kumari Sarma 45 […]

    District administration appeals people of Dima Hasao to maintain peace and not be part of the rumours

    Correspondent, Haflong : The Dima Hasao District Administration of has appealed to the people of Dima Hasao not to be swayed away by all rumours instigating hatred mostly in the social media such as facebook, twitter, whatsapp etc. There have been reports that some people are spreading rumours and posting objectionable updates through social media […]

    Agriculture Commissioner and Secretary inaugurates sale centre at Kalachand

    Correspondent, Haflong  : Despite continuous rain the Commissioner and Secretary to the Government of Assam , Agriculre Department  Sri Amlan Baruah , IAS in presence of  J Barman, Jt Director, Agriculture, Executive Engineer, Fayjul Islam, District Agriculture Officer,  Thangnew, J E  P Chetia and village Gaon Bura and hundreds of villagers  inaugurated sale centre for […]