Daily Archives: May 27, 2017

Uttarakhand Budget session to start on June 8

The new BJP government will present its first budget in the 12-day assembly session that starts from June 8. Due to shortage of time to prepare the budget, the Trivendra Singh Rawat government had opted for vote-on-account in March. Earlier, there were talks of holding the session at Gairsain in Chamoli district but the state government has decided to hold ...

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100 dead, 99 missing as monsoon hits Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to 100 with 99 others missing. The Disaster Management Center said more than 2,900 people have been displaced. The military used large armored vehicles and boats to transport people to safety. But some remained trapped in interior villages where boats have been ...

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Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Ahmad, Burhan Wani’s successor, killed in Kashmir


Security forces on Saturday killed Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sabzar Ahmad, who was said to be the slain separatist Burhan Wani’s successor. Ahmad, alias Abu Zarar, was killed in an encounter in Tral in Pulwama, after he was trapped inside a house in a cordon created by security forces. Two other terrorists, one of them a Pakistani, were trapped with him. ...

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Narendra Modi becomes most followed leader on Facebook globally with 41.7 million followers

In three of the National Democratic Alliance government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the top followed leader on Facebook globally. According to data shared exclusively by the social networking giant with ET, Modi’s Facebook Page has more followers than Donald Trump and his official page — PMO India – ranks third followed by Modi page’s personal page and the ...

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CBSE class XII result tomorrow, ICSE on 29th


The CBSE will declare results of the Class XII board exams on Sunday, May 28, in the forenoon. Public Relations Officer Rama Sharma said the CBSE would host results on the Net and students can access their results at www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in. The result, Sharma said, will not be available in the Board and the public is advised not ...

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One killed, Army man, civilian injured in cylinder blast in Pithoragarh


Pithoragarh: One person was killed and two others injured, including an Army man, purportedly after a welding gas cylinder went off in Bharkatia Cantt, 7 km from here, on Wednesday. A bomb disposal squad and police forensic team have been investigating the matter. Pithoragarh superintendent of police Ajay Joshi said, “Nirmal Kumar, 45, and his helper Vishal, 22, both residents ...

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