Monday, August 21, 2017

The flood situation in Assam improved slightly on Sunday, though four more deaths were reported and nearly 19 lakh people still affected in 15 districts of the state due to the natural calamity. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person each died in Biswanath, Darrang, Kamrup and Morigaon districts in flood-related incidents. The third wave of the devastating floods has claimed 67 lives so far and the total number of deaths in flood-related incidents in the north-eastern state has gone up to 151 this year, including eight in capital Guwahati.

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Three engineering students hailing from Jammu and Kashmir have been booked for allegedly disrespecting the National Anthem by not standing when it was being played in a cinema hall at Hyderabad, Cyberabad police said on Sunday.

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Congress leaders stayed away, though other Opposition leaders called on him

President Ram Nath Kovind has had a diverse bunch of visitors during his first month in office — from beekeepers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Ministers of 11 States, including West Bengal and Delhi.

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Amid Doklam Standoff, Centre Wants To Speed Up Roads Along China Border

NEW DELHI: Concerned over inordinate delays in the construction of strategic roads along the India-China border, the defence ministry has delegated more administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for the speedy completion of the projects.

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NEW DELHI: In line with the BJP going into an overdrive for the State Assembly elections lining up till next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the party chief Amit Shah will brainstorm with the chief ministers of the party ruled states on Monday to finetune the development agenda of the respective governments.

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Army chief general Bipin Rawat embarks on a three-day visit to Ladakh  where he is likely to take stock of the operational preparedness of the Indian army

Army chief general Bipin Rawat on Sunday embarked on a three-day visit to Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir against the backdrop of Chinese incursion attempt in the area near Pangong Lake earlier this week.

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(L to R): AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, former chief minister O Panneerselvam and chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami (File Photo)

Last week Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami ordered an inquiry commission into the death of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa. The probe will be headed by a retired judge of the Madras High Court.

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Basavarajendra says he was pressurised by two Dy.SPs

In a new twist to the land denotification scam in which BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa has been booked by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), a Karnataka Administrative Service (KAS) officer, who is an accused in the case, alleged on Saturday that he was “forced” to sign a statement against the BJP leader.

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Four railway officials were on Sunday suspended, including senior divisional engineer, in the aftermath of the Utkal Express derailment at Khatauli, 25 km from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. The latest development comes a day after the tragic mishap left at least 22 passengers dead and over 150 injured when 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in one of the deadliest train mishaps in the recent times.

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Gorakhpur (UP), Aug 19 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today took a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his visit here, saying the yuvraj (prince) sitting in Delhi cannot make Gorakhpur a picnic spot.

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