Friday, September 17, 2021

Anti-terror squads of 12 states meet at Delhi Police HQ

NEW DELHI: A meeting of the anti-terror unit chiefs of 11 states and the Delhi Police officials is currently underway in the national capital, officials said here on Friday.

'Khalistani-Kashmiri nexus in US could be detrimental for India'

NEW DELHI: As many as 55 interlinked Kashmiri and Khalistani groups, currently operating hand-in-hand within the US, could be detrimental for both India and America, a US-based think tank warned.

Accused in rape-murder of 6-yr-old commits suicide 

HYDERABAD: The accused in last week's horrific incident of rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad, was found dead on railway track on Thursday while the police termed it a clear case of suicide.

Crores of rupees deposited in bank accounts of two children in Bihar

PATNA: People of Bihar are surprised over crores of rupees being credited in the bank accounts of two children.

PM inaugurates Defence Office Complexes, lashes out at Central Vista critics

NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at critics of Central Vista project on Thursday during inauguration of the Defence Offices Complexes in Delhi.

Ex-J&K MLC murder case: Suspects to be taken to Punjab, Jammu for probe

NEW DELHI:  Delhi Police will take the suspects in the murder case of former J&K legislative council member Trilochan Singh Wazir to Jammu and Punjab to unearth the whole conspiracy behind the crime.

Drug factory discovered in Bengaluru, narcotics worth Rs 2 cr seized

BENGALURU:  Karnataka Police department has detected a narcotics factory here in the capital and seized Rs 2 crore worth 4 kilograms of MDMA synthetic drugs on Thursday. A Nigerian national was taken into custody.

Guj Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi resigns, likely to get cabinet berth

GANDHINAGAR: Expecting a berth in Bhupendra Patel's new cabinet, the Gujarat state Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Thursday tendered his resignation.

UP BJP to hold farmers' meet to felicitate Yogi

LUCKNOW:  The ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a farmers' meet in Lucknow on September 19 on the completion of four years of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh.

Vigilance raids 28 premises linked to ex-AIADMK minister

CHENNAI:  The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) bureau was on Thursday conducting raids at 28 places associated with former AIADMK Minister and Jholarpet MLA K.C. Veeramani.

Detain temple land encroachers under Goonda Act: Madras HC

CHENNAI:  The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed Tamil Nadu's Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department to issue a public notification calling upon the encroachers of temple properties across the state to voluntarily surrender the lands within a stipulated period of time.

Chinese national among 2 nabbed by SSB from Indo-Nepal border

PATNA:  A team of Sashastra Seema Bal nabbed two persons, including a Chinese national, from the India-Nepal border in Kishanganj district of Bihar.

Death toll due to heavy rains in Odisha rises to 6

BHUBANESWAR: With two more deaths reported, the toll due to heavy rain in Odisha rose to six, officials said on Wednesday.

Yogi to launch 'Matra Bhumi Yojana', encourage public role

LUCKNOW: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced the launch of a unique 'Uttar Pradesh Matra Bhumi Yojana' which will make the common man a direct participant in the development work of the state.

Yogi govt withdraws 868 stubble burning cases against farmers

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath government has issued an order withdrawing 868 cases of stubble burning registered against farmers in Uttar Pradesh.

Harish Rawat meets Sonia, asked to settle Punjab issue

NEW DELHI:  Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat has met Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and sources said he has been asked to settle the raging tussle within the party as MLAs have once again started raising voices and seeking the Legislative party meet.

Cabinet apprised of MoU between NDMA and Italy on disaster management

NEW DELHI:  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised about a Memorandum of Understanding between India's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Department of Civil Protection of Italy on cooperation in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRR&M).

Delhi to start getting 300 e-buses from Jan 2022: DTC

NEW DELHI: Delhi will start receiving its first fleet of 300 e-buses from January 2022 since the tender for the same has matured, a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) official said on Wednesday.

Delhi govt to get extra revenue of Rs 3,500 cr under new excise policy

 NEW DELHI:   Post the implementation of the new excise policy, Delhi government will earn an extra revenue of Rs 3,500 crore in a year, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister announced on Wednesday.

Conflicting views in BJP over LJP, Chirag Paswan

PATNA:  The Bhartiya Janata Party is not sure as to which faction of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) it needs to support as conflicting signals are emanating from various sections from its Bihar unit.

Outlook terminates services of Group Editor-in-Chief Ruben Banerjee

NEW DELHI: The Outlook Group has terminated the services of Group Editor-in-Chief Ruben Banerjee with immediate effect for having vitiated the atmosphere and working in an erratic manner.

Chirag gives clarification on rape charges against party MP

PATNA:  After a rape case was registered against Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP Prince Raj in Delhi's Connaught Place police station, LJP leader and MP Chirag Paswan said that whoever is guilty in this case should be punished.

Delhi CM bans firecrackers on Diwali to fight pollution

NEW DELHI:  In a move to fight pollution, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced a complete ban on the storage, sale and usage of firecrackers for the third year in a row.

Yogi sends new doctors' team to Firozabad to check Dengue outbreak

LUCKNOW:  UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to send another team of 10 doctors from the Health Department and 5 experts from the Medical Education Department to Firozabad to check outbreak of dengue and other viral diseases.

BJP's Uttarakhand in-charges to review poll preps

 NEW DELHI: BJP election in-charges for Uttarakhand will be on a two-day visit to the hill state from Thursday to review the party's poll preparedness.

90 Mumbai Police stations to get Nirbhaya Squads

MUMBAI:  Around 90 police stations in the city will soon get a trained 'Nirbhaya Squad' and a 'women's safety cell' as a plan to beef up policing after the heinous rape, brutalisation and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Sakinaka on September 10, police said.

Tej Pratap duped of Rs 71K by company staff, complaint lodged

PATNA:  After political setbacks within his party, Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of Lalu Prasad became a victim of cheating after an employee of his newly launched incense stick company took away Rs 71,650 on Tuesday.

Tewari seeks clarification from govt on US asking India for use of airbase

NEW DELHI:  Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday sought clarification from the government after reports surfaced that the United States has approached India to allow use of airbases situated at North West frontiers.

Tewari seeks clarification from govt on US asking India for use of airbase

NEW DELHI:  Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday sought clarification from the government after reports surfaced that the United States has approached India to allow use of airbases situated at North West frontiers.

O.P. Jindal Global University signs MOU with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

NEW DELHI: O.P. Jindal Global University has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Regional Delegation in New Delhi to build awareness and develop new academic programmes in Humanitarian Action and International Humanitarian Law (IHL).

Kamal Haasan's MNM to field 1,521 candidates in TN local body elections

CHENNAI:  Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will field 1,521 candidates in the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu. The polls are scheduled to be on October 6 and October 9.

Cong asks ticket seekers in UP to deposit Rs 11K in party account

NEW DELHI:  The Congress party in Uttar Pradesh has asked the ticket seekers to deposit Rs 11,000 through pay order or DD or RTGS in the party account.

K'taka Assembly session: BJP to face oppn heat over temple demolition, inflation

BENGALURU: The opposition parties, Congress and JD(S) in Karnataka are all set to launch a high-voltage attack on the ruling BJP on Wednesday, both in the Assembly as well as the House of the Council.

Severe impact of cyclone in Bihar

PATNA:  The impact of cyclone arising in Bay of Bengal near the Odisha coast has severely impacted several districts of Bihar, including Patna, over the last 24 hours.

EC to deploy 52 companies of central forces for Bengal bypolls

 KOLKATA: The Election Commission of India is likely to deploy 52 companies of central forces for the upcoming by-elections in three assembly constituencies in West Bengal including the high-voltage Bhabanipur bypoll from where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a candidate.

Don't handover Tibetan schools to NGO: Himachal minister

SHIMLA:  Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj has written a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urging not to handover central Tibetan schools to an NGO and bring them under the ambit of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.

MoUs signed with private companies for pilot projects for farmers

NEW DELHI: The Department of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare on Tuesday signed MoUs for pilot projects with CISCO, Ninjacart, Jio Platforms Limited, ITC Limited and NCDEX e-Markets Limited (NeML) for running pilots for various digital services for farmers.

Swearing-in of new Gujarat cabinet on September 16

GANDHINAGAR: After Bhupendra Patel took oath as the new chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, plans are scheduled to swear in the new cabinet on Thursday. The ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan.

Case filed in Bihar against Yogi for 'Abba Jaan' remark in UP

 PATNA: A youth in Bihar's Muzaffarpur has filed a petition in the district court against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his recent "Abba Jaan" remarks at a public meeting in Kushinagar

LJP MP Prince Raj booked for rape

 NEW DELHI:  Lok Janshakti Party MP from Bihar's Samastipur, Prince Raj, was booked by the Delhi Police for raping a party office-bearer and destroying a related evidence, the police said.

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