Daily Archives: October 23, 2019

5,000 kg of banned fire crackers seized in West Bengal


Nearly 5,000 kg of banned fire crackers have been seized during joint raids conducted by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) and Kolkata Police from the city and its adjoining areas, officials said on Wednesday. WBPCB Chairman Kalyan Rudra said the seized crackers include a variety of sound-generating shells. “The joint raids for the past one week were aimed ...

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UK govt approves new water policy


The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday approved a new water policy designed to deal with the impact of climate change on the state’s rich water resources and improper distribution, which often leads to conflicts among different user groups. The state Cabinet gave its approval to the new water policy at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in Almora, ...

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MLA horsetrading: CBI files FIR against Harish Rawat

Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat and former Cabinet Minister Harak Singh Rawat have troubled times ahead. CBI has registered an FIR against these two. Umesh Kumar, CEO of a local private news channel, has also been accused in this case. He is accused of conspiring to share ministries and transactions of crores of rupees while holding government posts. CBI ...

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