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Bihar police may shoot down criminals with illegal firearms: Minister

Purnea, June 19 (UNI) In an unusual step to control crime, the Bihar government may give the police a free hand to shoot down criminals carrying illegal firearms.

Bihar Revenue and Land Reforms Minister Dilip Jaiswal, while addressing a public meeting on Wednesday in favour of NDA candidate for by-election in Rupauli assembly, said anybody spotted carrying unauthorised firearms in the state would be shot dead by the police.
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Scindia launches NERACE web portal and mobile app designed to benefit farming community

12 Jul 2024 | 10:30 PM

Shillong, July 12 (UNI) Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jyotiraditya Scindia, during his visit to the North Eastern Council (NEC) headquarters here in Meghalaya on Friday, launched the North East Region Agri Commodity E-Connect (NERACE) web portal and mobile application, designed to benefit the farming community and buyers in the Northeastern region.

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Bihar: Nitish shocked over deaths of 21 people in lightning

12 Jul 2024 | 10:29 PM

Patna, July 12 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday expressed his deep shock over the deaths of 21 people due to lightning in various parts of the state in the last 24 hours.

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Scindia calls for a permanent solution to flood problem

12 Jul 2024 | 10:27 PM

Shillong, July 12 (UNI) Union Minister for Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jyoitraditya Scindia said on Friday that a permanent solution to the perennial flood problem in Assam and elsewhere in the region should not be a stop-gap arrangement.

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Minister demands special status for Bihar

12 Jul 2024 | 9:40 PM

Patna, July 12 (UNI) Bihar Rural Works Department Minister Ashok Chaudhary on Friday demanded special status for the state.

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108 crocodile nests spotted inside Bhitarkanika National Park - Census

12 Jul 2024 | 9:29 PM

Kendrapara, July 12 (UNI) A total of 114 estuarine crocodile nests were spotted in four wildlife and forest ranges within Bhitarkanika National Park by the enumerators, DFO of Rajnagar Mangrove (Forest) and Wildlife Division, Sudarshan Gopinath Jadhav, said on Friday.

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