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- Other StatesJK govt sets 23 drug peddlers free in Rajouri
Jammu: Ahead of Eid, twenty-three drug peddlers were set free in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district owing to their good conduct. "A total of 23 drug peddlers who were lodged in the district jail were set free after they furnished surety of their good behaviour," Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said.They were booked un
- Other StatesArunachal raises retirement age of Govt employees to 60 years
Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of regular state government employees to 60 years with effect from January 1 next year. The matter was under consideration of the state government for past many months and was discussed in the cabinet in two separate occasions.After threadbare discussion, the
- Other StatesThree ultras, including one minor held in Chhattisgarh forest
Raipur: Three naxals, including a minor, were nabbed in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district last evening, police said on Sunday.A firearm and some explosives were recovered from Kanna Kawasi (42), Lalu Kawachi (55) and a 17-year-old youth who were picked up from the forests of Mad Pakhanjore village under Bande police station limits by a joint
- IndiaStudy finds shocking state of waste management, calls for urgent action
Improper planning for waste management, complex institutional setup, constraints in capacity for waste management and limited funds with urban local bodies are some of the reasons waste management in India has become a matter of concern, the study said.
- Other StatesAssam witnesses most peaceful polls in 60 years
New Delhi: Karbi Anglong, one of the most volatile regions in Assam, has witnessed the most peaceful elections to an autonomous body in more than six decades, Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Sunday.The recently concluded election to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), comprising the two districts of Karbi Anglong and Wes
- IndiaModi’s US visit starts off with warm words as Trump calls him ‘true friend’
During his visit, Modi will also meet top American CEOs of global giants, including Apple, Microsoft and Google, here, with issues ranging from visas, investment and job creation expected to occupy centerstage during the discussions.