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Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrests one person for taking Rs 30,000 bribe

21 Feb 2024 | 8:50 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested a resident of Ludhiana city for accepting bribe money of Rs 30,000 in the name of officials of Municipal Corporation (MC) Ludhiana.

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UP board exams begin on Thursday, more than 55L students to appear

21 Feb 2024 | 8:38 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21 (UNI) The Uttar Pradesh government has implemented strict measures to ensure that examinations conducted by the UP Secondary Education Board, one of the biggest boards in Asia, starting from Thursday are conducted without any cheating and unfair practices.

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Himachal CM hails SC's decision on Hotel Wildflower Hall

21 Feb 2024 | 8:35 PM

Shimla, Feb 21 (UNI) Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the verdict of the Himachal Pradesh High Court regarding ownership of Hotel Wildflower Hall.

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HC gives J&K admin ‘last opportunity’ to respond to Mirwaiz's plea on curbs on his movement

21 Feb 2024 | 8:15 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh has given the last and final opportunity to administration of the union territory to file a reply to a habeas corpus petition filed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq challenging his “detention”.

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Farooq calls for protecting linguistic heritage of J&K

21 Feb 2024 | 7:58 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar, Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the mother tongue is the underlying component of one’s culture and identity and that every effort should be made to protect the linguistic diversity of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Jammu & Kashmir DMA issues avalanche warning for nine districts in next 24 hours

Jammu & Kashmir DMA issues avalanche warning for nine districts in next 24 hours

21 Feb 2024 | 6:08 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA) on Wednesday issued an avalanche warning in the higher reaches of nine districts during the next 24 hours, officials said.

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Glory of Naimisharanya is unparalleled: CM Yogi

Glory of Naimisharanya is unparalleled: CM Yogi

21 Feb 2024 | 6:00 PM

Sitapur (UP), Feb 21 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday emphasised the boundless splendour of Naimisharanya stating that its significance echoed across various religious scriptures.

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Punjab CM accuses BJP of questioning Sikh police officer's patriotism

Punjab CM accuses BJP of questioning Sikh police officer's patriotism

21 Feb 2024 | 5:26 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Wednesday accused BJP leaders of questioning a Sikh police officer's patriotism in West Bengal and demanded an apology from the saffron party.

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SP to contest LS poll in alliance with Congress in UP : Akhilesh

SP to contest LS poll in alliance with Congress in UP : Akhilesh

21 Feb 2024 | 4:58 PM

Moradabad, Feb 21 (UNI) Putting an end on the speculations about a rift between Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress over seat sharing in Uttar Pradesh, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday made it clear that both the parties will jointly contest the Lok Sabha election and asserted that there is no dispute between the two parties.

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Police fire tear gas shells on protesting farmers

Police fire tear gas shells on protesting farmers

21 Feb 2024 | 4:32 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Police lobbed tear gas shells as protesting farmers resumed their Delhi Chalo (march to Delhi) agitation at Shambhu border between Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday.

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Omar urges centre to upgrade infrastructure at Gulmarg for skiing

Omar urges centre to upgrade infrastructure at Gulmarg for skiing

21 Feb 2024 | 3:49 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) National Conference Vice President and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday urged the central government to upgrade the infrastructure at the ski resort of Gulmarg in Baramulla district of north Kashmir for skiing.

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Target of CD ratio should be 65 pc next year: Yogi

Target of CD ratio should be 65 pc next year: Yogi

21 Feb 2024 | 3:09 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21 (UNI) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday expressed his satisfaction with the state's current credit-deposit (CD) ratio of 58.59 percent, setting a goal to increase it to 65 percent in the next financial year.

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J&K: Minor siblings suffocate to death in Bandipora

21 Feb 2024 | 2:25 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) Two brothers died in a Madrasa allegedly due to asphyxia caused by a coal fire lit in their room to beat the cold while they slept in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

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UP: 14-yr-old girl commits suicide in Shahjahanpur

21 Feb 2024 | 1:48 PM

Shahjahanpur (UP), Feb 21 (UNI) A 14-year-old girl shot herself with an illicit firearm and committed suicide in the Tilhar area of Shahjahanpur district in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police officer said here on Wednesday.

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Two killed, 8 injured as SUV collides with truck

Two killed, 8 injured as SUV collides with truck

21 Feb 2024 | 1:41 PM

Mirzapur (UP), Feb 21 (UNI) Two people were killed and eight others were injured when an SUV carrying pilgrims collided with a truck in the Vindhyachal area of Mirzapur district in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police sources said.

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