Daily Archives: December 21, 2019

Trump signs $1.4 trillion in spending, avoids shutdown


President Donald Trump has signed off nearly USD 1.4 trillion in spending that will keep the government funded through September 30, dodging the possibility of a shutdown ahead of what’s expected to be a contentious election season. White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere said Trump signed the legislation on Friday aboard Air Force One as he travelled to his ...

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Internet services suspended in Lucknow till Monday

Internet services will remain suspended in Lucknow till Monday, a senior official said on Saturday. Internet services in the city were suspended on Thursday night after violent protests against the amended Citizenship Bill. “Internet services have been suspended till December 23 in Lucknow,” District Magistrate Abhishek Prakash told PTI Saturday evening. At least 15 people, including an eight-year-old boy, have ...

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16 killed, 263 cops injured in Anti-CAA protests in UP


A police post was torched in Kanpur on Saturday amid fresh incidents of protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Uttar Pradesh’s several districts including in Rampur and Aligarh as the toll in the violence in the last two days rose to 16. The latest death was reported from Rampur on Saturday evening, where one person died and several people, including ...

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Uttarakhand state water policy formed


Uttarakhand’s water policy has come into existence after waiting for 19 years. After approval from Raj Bhavan, the government has issued notification of water policy. The policy, based on ecology and development awareness, has a special focus on the regeneration of water resources with the inclusion of traditional methods of water conservation. The emphasis has been placed on fixing consumption ...

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