Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Government subsidized wheat,rice rates to continue till 2018


The prices of subsidised wheat and rice, given at Rs 2 and Rs 3 per kg respectively to 81 crore people in the country, will not be reviewed till 2018, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ramvilas Paswan said there was a provision for revision of the prices of food grains every three years in ...

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Mumbai Teen commits suicide; might be first case of Blue Whale game in India


On Saturday, a 14-year-old in Mumbai texted his friend, “I am going to the building to jump”. Before anyone could react to the message, he had jumped off the fifth floor of a building. The police are investigating whether the death is India’s first linked to the “Blue Whale” suicide challenge floating on the Internet. Several suicides outside India have ...

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Uttarakhand Government to challenge Nainital HC order


Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat yesterday said that the state government would approach the Supreme Court against HC’s decision barring Arts stream students from being appointed as ANMs. Addressing media persons at Janta Durbar here today Rawat said, “We will approach the Supreme court, against the High Court’s decision to bar students from Arts background, who have cleared the ANM examination, ...

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One killed in clashes near Pulwama encounter site


One person was killed and several others injured as security forces opened fire on stone-pelting protesters near the encounter site in Pulwama where two terrorists, including top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Dujana, were killed, police said on Tuesday. While there was no official word on the identity of the deceased, locals who had brought him to the hospital said his ...

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