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Kangana Ranaut granted Y category security ahead of Mumbai visit, thanks Amit Shah

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, who has been at loggerheads with the Maharashtra government over the past few weeks, has been granted Y category security by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), said sources. Kangana Ranaut is scheduled to land in Mumbai on September 9 amid the ongoing tussle with Maharashtra government and Shiv Sena leader...

Gang using hand drill to steal aviation fuel from IOC pipeline busted

New Delhi: Six persons identified as Sanjay Dhawan, Mukesh Kumar, Samay Pal, Avlesh, Himanshu and Sanjay have been arrested. A tanker used for transportation of stolen aviation oil from IOCL pipelines, 1,100 litres of aviation oil, instruments used for making a hole in IOCL pipelines, a car used in the crime, Rs 60,000 cash, a generator and an oil pipe were recovered from...

Govt Should’ve Least Interference In Education Policy: PM

New Delhi:  Praising the new National Education Policy 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the government should have the least interference in it. Addressing a Governors’ conference, Modi said: “To fulfil the aspirations of the country, education policy and system are important tools. In this system, the central and state governments and the local bodies are interlinked;...

‘Think About Our Future’, 12-Year-Old Climate Activist Writes To PM Modi

New Delhi: On the occasion of the first ‘International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies’, a 12-year-old environmental activist wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding clean air for all, cautioning that if nothing is done, everyone will have to carry oxygen cylinders. In a hand-written letter to the Prime Minister, Ridhima Pandey, belonging to Haridwar in Uttarakhand,...

President, PM To Speak On New Education Policy On Monday

TC Bureau New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 on Monday morning. The President and the Prime Minister will be addressing the topic during the inaugural session of the Governors’ Conference at 10.30 a.m. through video conference, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement on Sunday.

Yogi to develop Bundelkhand as hub for organic farming

TC Bureau Lucknow: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wants Bundelkhand to be developed as a role model of organic farming. He has asked officials to explore possibilities of organic agriculture and promotion of zero budget agriculture which will give new identity to this region. Bundelkhand is no more considered as drought-hit backward area. The chief minister, who reviewed projects...

Central teams to help Punjab, Chandigarh in Covid management

TC Bureau New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Sunday said that it has deployed experts to assist Punjab and Chandigarh in coronavirus management. The high-level teams will assist the state and the Union Territory in strengthening public health measures for containment, surveillance, testing, and efficient clinical management of Covid-19 patients so as to reduce...

Rhea grilled 6 hours by NCB, questioning may continue Monday

TC Bureau Mumbai: Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was steeling herself for possible arrest by the NCB on Sunday, was allowed to leave the anti-narcotics agency’s office here after a gruelling six-hour-long session of questioning. She is likely to be summoned again on Monday as the National Control Bureau (NCB), which has arrested her brother Showik on Friday, continues its...

Chahal flayed the Centre over the exclusion of Punjabi language from the J&K Official Languages Bill

TC Bureau Chandigarh:  Congress spokesperson Rana Baljit Singh Chahal flayed the Centre over the exclusion of Punjabi language from the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, terming it as an attack on the federal structure of the country. The Union Cabinet has approved a bill, under which Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, will be...

Punjab not to paste stickers outside quarantined houses

TC Bureau Chandigarh:  Covid-19 patients in home isolation in Punjab will no longer have to suffer the fear and stigma of social isolation resulting from posters affixed at the entrance of their homes. In a major step towards mitigating the stigma attached to the pandemic, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder SIngh on Friday rescinded his government’s earlier decision of putting posters outside the houses of Covid...

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