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Uttarakhand loses its ‘Vikas Purush’

Former chief minister of Uttarakhand, UP, N D Tiwari passes away aged 93 Former chief minister of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and ex-union minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari expired at a private hospital in Delhi on Thursday. The veteran politician died on his 94th birthday while in the hospital where he was undergoing treatment since suffering a stroke last year. His...

Cut oil prices: Prime Minister Modi to producers

Soaring crude must be tamed before it kills global economic growth, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi Flagging concerns of oil-consuming nations like India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pointed out to oil producers like Saudi Arabia that higher crude prices, which have already sent retail petrol, diesel and LPG rates to record highs, are hurting global economic growth...

Tharoor’s Ram Temple barb puts Congress in a fix

BJP latches on to comments, asks Rahul to clarify stand The Ram Temple issue has yet again taken the center stage notwithstanding Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s clarification pertaining to his statement regarding its construction. The BJP on Monday latched on to his remarks that “no good Hindu would have wanted to see the Ram temple built by demolishing somebody...

Urban local body polls on Nov 18, counting on Nov 20

The model code of conduct imposed, paper ballots to be used Ending long-continuing uncertainty-tinged speculation, the State Election Commission has announced on Monday that elections for 84 urban local bodies (ULB) in Uttarakhand would be held on November 18. After the commission issued notification, the model code of conduct has come into force in the State. It is learnt...

Gyan Swaroop Sanand expires in AIIMS while fasting for preservation of the Ganga

Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand who had been fasting for 110 days demanding various measures for conservation of the Ganga river expired at All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh on Thursday. According to official sources, the 86-year old professor turned ascetic died following cardiac arrest. His demise has re-ignited the debate on the condition of the Ganga river...

7 killed as New Farakka Exp derails in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh

Malada-New Delhi New Farakka Express train derailed at Harchandpur in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday around 6.10am At least seven people were killed and 35 others — including 10 women and six children — sustained serious injuries as the engine and nine coaches of Malada-New Delhi New Farakka Express train derailed at Harchandpur in Rae Bareli in Uttar...

CJI bars urgent listing till court sets parameters

Death, eviction still mater of immediate hearing: Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi Thursday, 04 October 2018 | PNS | New Delhi– Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who took over as the 46th Chief Justice of India on Wednesday, did some plain speaking on his first day in office, telling the lawyers that fresh parameters would be worked out for urgent mentioning of the matters for...

Child killed, 10 injured in Kolkata blast

The blast tended to leave the police brass in a tizzy A big explosion left an eight-year-old child dead and at least 10 others injured in a crowded area of Nagerabazar in South Dum Dum municipal area in the northern suburbs of Kolkata on Tuesday. The explosion took place beside a fruit stall and a sweetmeat shop around 9.10...

Any Rly staffer can throw out troublemaking passengers

Replace all the damaged windowpanes of the trains within a period of one month from today,” Court Any railway employee, and not just the Government Railway Police (GRP), Railway Protection Force (RPF) or the Travel Ticket Examiners (TTE), can throw out passengers who are either drunk or are creating nuisance in the train. The Uttarakhand High Court has authorized...

FORMER PM VAJPAYEE IS NO MORE

END OF AN ERA-FORMER PM VAJPAYEE IS NO MORE Thursday, 16 August 2018 | PNS – Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 5.05 pm on 16 August 2018. He was born on 25 December 1924 in Gwalior. He was an Indian politician who thrice served as the Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in...