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  • School teacher arrested for raping minor in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol  

    Shahdol, A school teacher was arrested for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl in Lukrampur village in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district, police said today.”The incident took place on June 20. However, yesterday, when the victim refused to go to school, her mother asked the reason and she revealed the incident to her. A complaint was filed by the victim’s mother yesterday evening,” Rasmohini police station in charge Yogendra Singh Parihar said today.

  • All-party meeting underway at Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s residence

    Srinagar: An all-party meeting is underway at Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra’s residence here on Friday. Among those present are former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, state Congress chief G.A. Mir and Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Sat Sharma.

  • Farmers’ suicides have doubled, not their income: Shiv Sena to BJP

    Mumbai, The Shiv Sena today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s farmers’ outreach programme and said that only farmers’ suicides, and not their income, have doubled. Modi had spoken on Wednesday, via video-conferencing, to farmers in 600 districts nationwide, as part of a farm outreach programme, in which he highlighted how his government had doubled the agriculture budget to Rs 2.12 lakh crore and how it was working

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    Check Out! Mumbai Police uses Janhvi Kapoor’s ‘Dhadak’ dialogue to promote road safety

    Mumbai Police‘s are famous to post some seriously funny post on their Twitter handle. Back in May, when Salman Khan’s ‘Race 3’ trailer was released, Mumbai Police posted a message about cybersecurity using actor Daisy Shah’s “Our business is our business… none of your business” dialogue. And today, the Mumbai Police posted about road safety using a dialogue and a still from trailer of

  • Karnataka Bank targets Rs 9,000 cr agricalture loan this fiscal Year

    New Delhi: Private sector lender Karnataka Bank is targeting to disburse about Rs 9,000 crore agriculture loan this fiscal, seeing potential opportunities in the sector. The bank said it is also in line with government’s vision to double farm sector income by 2022.

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    India trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019: Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi: India is trying to make the strategic Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Gadkari was on a two-day visit to Tajikistan to represent India at a global conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development”.

  • Using two balls in ODIs is recipe for disaster: Sachin Tendulkar after England’s mammoth scores

    New Delhi: Concerned by a spate of run fests recently, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has criticised the use of two new balls in ODIs, saying it is “a perfect recipe for disaster”, a view endorsed by none other than current India captain Virat Kohli. Mostly a reticent commentator, Tendulkar shared his point of view after watching England batsmen go on a rampage against Australia in the last two ODIs.

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    Local bodies directed to dispose of plastic, Maharashtra government to Bombay High Court

    Mumbai, The Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court that it has asked all local authorities to set up a mechanism to arrange the collection, transportation and disposal of banned plastic items and plastic waste. The government had on March 23 issued a notification imposing a ban on manufacture, use, sale, distribution and storage of all plastic materials, including one-time use bags, spoons, plates, PET and PETE bottles

  • All options being considered to resume mining: Goa government

    Panaji: The Goa government today said that all possible options were being considered for the resumption of mining industry in the state. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar chaired a meeting of legislators from the mining belt in the state at the legislature wing of the assembly complex this morning.

  • Maharashtra: Abu Dhabi oil giant to pick up stake in Ratnagiri refinery project

    New Delhi: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) will next week sign an initial agreement to pick up to 25 per cent stake in the planned USD 44-billion refinery-cum-petrochemical project in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. ADNOC joins Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, in the project which is planned to come on stream by 2025. An MoU signing ceremony is planned for June 25, official sources said.

  • 90 Hindus from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

    Ahmedabad, As many as 90 Hindus from Pakistan, who had migrated to the city years ago, were awarded Indian citizenship by the district authorities at a function held here today. District Collector Vikrant Pandey handed over the certificates of Indian citizenship, issued in accordance with the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955, to the 90 applicants.”In 2016, the Centre had decentralised the process of issuing citizenship to the minority communities, such as

  • Three of family found dead in south Mumbai’s Cuffe Parade area

    Mumbai: A couple and their son were found dead in their house in Cuffe Parade area in south Mumbai and police claimed that they were in depression since the death of their daughter a few months ago. The incident came to light today afternoon after neighbours of the family, residents of Machchimar Nagar, complained of a foul smell emanating from the house, said Manojkumar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone I.