Daily Archives: May 24, 2017

I-T department raids premises of bureaucrats in UP

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Acting against some bureaucrats across Uttar Pradesh, the Income Tax department on Wednesday conducted raids on their premises in the state. “Raids are being carried out against some government functionaries in the state,” a senior I-T department offical said. “The raids are being carried out at the premises of Hriday Shankar Tewari, presently posted as Director (Health). A total of ...

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Pak court allows Indian woman to return home


The Islamabad High Court today allowed an Indian woman, who has sought refuge at the Indian mission here after accusing a Pakistani man of forcibly marrying her, to return to India, a media report said. Uzma, in her early 20s, had travelled to Pakistan earlier this month. She has said that Pakistani national Tahir Ali “forced” her to marry him ...

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45 ft long whale carcass washed ashore in Mumbai


The 45-foot-long whale carcass that washed ashore in two pieces at Juhu and Madh beaches on Sunday is the largest mammal to have reached Mumbai’s coastline, officials from the state mangrove cell said. A day after the decomposed carcass washed ashore, the state mangrove cell confirmed that the whale was a Bryde’s whale that was 13.7 metres in length. The ...

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CBSE Class XII results not to be declared on May 24 after Delhi HC verdict


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not declare the Class 12 Board exam results today, sources from the Board have said. A Delhi High Court order yesterday, on May 23, directed the CBSE to restore the moderation policy – which allows the provision of extra marks to students for difficult questions – for the time being. A high-level ...

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Roadways employees threaten indefinite strike from today

The employees of the Uttarakhand Transport Corporation have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Wednesday night against alleged failure of the government in cracking down on illegal buses and passenger vehicles. Over 7,000 employees of the UTC are likely to join the strike which will hit the operation of around 1,400 buses. Ashok Chaudhary, general secretary of Uttaranchal ...

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21 dead, 7 injured as bus falls into Bhagirathi near Uttarkashi


At least 21 Char Dham pilgrims are feared dead while seven others have been injured after a bus carrying devotees from Indore in Madhya Pradesh plunged into a gorge near Dharasu in Uttarkashi on Tuesday. The bus returning from Gangotri was on its way to Chinyalisaur when it fell into a 250m deep gorge. Ram Singh Meena, additional director general ...

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Punitive fire assaults on Pak posts, says Army; releases video


New Delhi/Islamabad, May 23(PTI) The Indian Army  said on Tuesday that it launched “punitive fire assaults” on Pakistani positions across the Line of Control, inflicting “some damage”, days after two of its troopers were beheaded. It also released a video of the military action which showed some structures in a forested area crumbling in a heap under the impact of ...

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