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  • Wednesday, February, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 09:08:06
  • Police firing in Assam, Goalpara toll climbs to 5

    A villager was killed and 11 others injured when police opened fire for the second day on Tuesday to control a mob which attacked and seriously injured over 20 policemen and set ablaze three police vehicles in Assam’s Sonitpur district. The toll in Monday’s violence in curfew-bound Goalpara district, meanwhile, rose to five with the […]

    Two persons killed, 15 injured, indefinite curfew imposed

    Two persons were killed and more than 15 injured, including senior police officials, in police firing and mob violence, following which indefinite curfew was clamped in two areas of Assam’s Goalpara district on Monday. Violence broke out in Mailapathar area near Rakshashini forest after the body of a 50-year old cowherd, who was missing since […]

    New Bill to be introduced in WB assembly to deal with chit funds

    A new bill will be introduced in the West Bengal Assembly today to deal with the chit fund activities in the state. Finance Minister Amit Mitra will move the West Bengal Protection of Interest of Depositors in Financial Establishment Bill 2013 in the House. A special two-day session of the West Bengal Assembly began in […]

    Four year old MP rape victim dies in Nagpur hospital

    The four-year-old victim on the Seoni rape case died in a private hospital of Nagpur last evening. She was battling for life since 17th April when she was raped by a 35 year old man. Earlier, she was admitted to a hospital in Jabalpur. Later she was airlifted to Nagpur where she was put on […]

    HC issues notices to Gujarat govt. on state rivers’ cleanliness

    The Gujarat High Court on Monday  issued notices to the state government and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on a PIL seeking immediate action to clean up four of the state rivers. The PIL said the rivers are polluted with sewage water and other bio-hazards. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice […]

    90 lakh tonnes of wheat procured in Punjab

    In Punjab, government agencies and private millers procured about 90 lakh tonnes of wheat. A government spokesman said in Chandigarh that out of total procurement of wheat in all 1750 procurement centres of state, Government agencies procured 88 lakh tonnes. Punjab Government agency, MARKFED is leading with about 20 lakh tons of wheat purchase. Central […]

    SC to hear Nagaland women quota petition tomorrow

    A Special Leave Petition (SLP) on women’s quota in local civic bodies filed by Naga women organizations through the two petitioners has been listed for hearing on Tuesday in the Supreme Court before chief justice Altamas Kabir. In a press release, Joint Action Committee on Women Reservation (JACWR) said the Nagaland Government in response to […]

    Toll goes up to five in explosion at fireworks unit in Tamil Nadu

    With two more persons succumbing to their injuries in the hospital, the toll in the explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit near here has gone up to five even as three persons were arrested in the case, police said. While three persons died on the spot, eight others were injured, two of whom succumbed to […]

    Unauthorised colonies: Delhi Lokayukta to launch probe

    At a time when the Delhi government is strongly pushing for regularisation of over 1,600 unauthorised colonies, home to around 60 lakh people, Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin has decided to launch a detailed probe into alleged irregularities in the process initiated for their regularisation. The decision by the Lokayukta came after Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna […]

    Kerala, TN agree to share water

    Ministerial level talks between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on sharing water under the Parambikulam-Aliyar river pact ended in Thiruvanathapuram on Sunday on a positive note with TN agreeing to release 100 cusecs per day to Kerala. In response to Tamil Nadu’s gesture, Kerala agreed to release 40 cusecs per day to Tamil Nadu from Shiruvani […]