Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

Incessant rains wreck havoc in Dehradun


Usually in Uttarakhand, the incidents of cloudburst occur in mountainous areas, but on Thursday, heavy downpour was witnessed in Dehradun. There was no loss of life or property reported in this, but the streets of the city were transformed into a pond. Due to heavy rains, the DM of Dehradun has announced holidays in all schools till 12th Friday. Meanwhile, ...

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Major, jawan martyred during search operation in Shopian


An Army Major and a jawan were killed while another was injured as militants opened fire on a search party in Shopian district of Kashmir, officials said. Major Kamlesh Pandey, Sepoys Tanzin Chhultim and Kirpal Singh were injured in the firing by militants at Zainapora in Shopian district during a cordon and search operation launched by security forces, they said. ...

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Maharashtra CM sacks IAS officer for alleged involvement in real estate scam


A senior Maharashtra officer caught on tape quoting a price of four crores to facilitate a housing project despite violations has been sacked by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Radheshyam Mopalwar was heading the department that is building the Mumbai-Nagpur expressway, the Chief Minister’s pet project. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer was removed after an audio clip said to be ...

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Dilip Kumar is doing fine, says wife Saira Banu


Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who has been hospitalised due to dehydration, is recovering well. The 94-year-old thespian was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday due to dehydration and urinary tract infection. “He is doing much better than yesterday. But he will be in hospital today. The doctors here are taking good care of him,” Kumar’s wife ...

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Case booked against private school teacher who stripped girls for scoring low marks


Two girls, students of class VI in a private secondary school at Landaura, 8 km from Roorkee in Haridwar district, were stripped by their teacher in class as punishment after they scored low marks in the English test paper. After parents of the students protested, police registered a case against the woman teacher under section 509 (word, gesture or act ...

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