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Patna HC strikes down Bihar govt's move to hike quota to 65 pc

Patna HC strikes down Bihar govt's move to hike quota to 65 pc

20 Jun 2024 | 1:03 PM

Patna, June 20 (UNI) Patna High Court on Thursday scrapped reservation hike in government services to 65 per cent, saying it was against the earlier verdict of the Supreme Court.

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Sikkim evacuation ends with return of  1,447 stranded tourists

Sikkim evacuation ends with return of 1,447 stranded tourists

20 Jun 2024 | 11:53 AM

Gangtok, June 20 (UNI) With the successful evacuation of the last batch of tourists stranded in Sikkim's Lachung since June 12 following inclement weather conditions, has been completed, official confirmed on Thursday.

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Giriraj supports MP Devesh Chandras' statement

19 Jun 2024 | 11:55 PM

Patna, June 19 (UNI) Union Minister Giriraj Singh came in the open support of the recent controversial statement of JDU MP Sitamarhi Devesh Chandra Thakur regarding Muslims-Yadavas, which steered up a hornet's nest in the political corridors.

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Report to help Odisha power infra fight disasters

19 Jun 2024 | 11:35 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 19 (UNI) The Odisha government and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) on Wednesday jointly released a study report that is likely to help boost uninterrupted functioning of the power infrastructure in coastal regions during disasters.

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200 diseases related to consumption of unsafe food: Manipur Health Minister

19 Jun 2024 | 11:32 PM

Imphal, June 19 (UNI) Manipur Health and Information Minister, Sapam Ranjan Singh said on Wednesday that food safety is critical in everyday life as around 200 diseases are reported after consuming unsafe and contaminated foods.

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Bihar police may shoot down criminals with illegal firearms: Minister

19 Jun 2024 | 10:50 PM

Purnea, June 19 (UNI) In an unusual step to control crime, the Bihar government may give the police a free hand to shoot down criminals carrying illegal firearms.

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Armed Forces service is a noble profession, says Arunachal Guv

19 Jun 2024 | 10:47 PM

Itanagar, June 19 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt General (Retd) KT Parnaik has said that service in the Armed Forces is a noble profession, which gives the opportunity to lead, excel and serve the motherland.
The Governor said this while interacting with a group of students from Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV), Jairampur, Changlang district, who are preparing for National Defence Academy (NDA), at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday.

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Syiem appointed as chairperson of MSCW

19 Jun 2024 | 10:40 PM

Shillong, June 19 (UNI) Professor Iamonlang M. Syiem has been appointed as the new chief of the Meghalaya State Commission for Women (MSCW).

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Ensuring safety, well-being of citizens is our top priority, says Arunachal CM

19 Jun 2024 | 10:35 PM

Itanagar, June 19 (UNI) Amid the ongoing monsoon mayhem, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday said that ensuring the safety and well-being of citizens was his government’s top priority.

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Mizoram CM launches initiatives to boost MSME sector

19 Jun 2024 | 10:34 PM

(Rptng, correcting typo error in headlines)
Aizawl, June 19 (UNI) Mizoram Chief Minister Lalduhoma on Wednesday unveiled the Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance (RAMP), MSME Facilitation Cell, and MSME Portals Mizoram at Vanapa Hall, marking a significant step towards bolstering the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector in the state.

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No decision taken to open Ratna Bhandar of Sri Jagannath temple: Odisha Law minister

19 Jun 2024 | 10:21 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 19 (UNI) Odisha Law Minister Prithivraj Harichandan clarified on Wednesday that no decision has been taken to open the Bhitar Ratna Bhandar of Sri Jagannath Temple.

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Mizoram CM launches initiatives to boost MSME sector in Mizoram

19 Jun 2024 | 9:56 PM

Aizawl, June 19 (UNI) Mizoram Chief Minister Lalduhoma on Wednesday unveiled the Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance (RAMP), MSME Facilitation Cell, and MSME Portals Mizoram at Vanapa Hall, marking a significant step towards bolstering the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector in the state.

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MNF urges Mizoram government to protect Chittagong Hill Tracts refugees

19 Jun 2024 | 9:47 PM

Aizawl, June 19 (UNI) The Mizo National Front (MNF) on Wednesday called upon the Mizoram government to ensure the safety and shelter of civilians escaping persecution by the Bangladesh army in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), who seek refuge in Mizoram.

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Five-time CM Naveen's maiden entry into Oppn as Odisha Assembly LoP

19 Jun 2024 | 9:06 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 19 (UNI) In his maiden entry into the Opposition benches, former Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday was elected as Leader of Opposition in the Odisha Assembly.

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Sri Jagannath temple’s Ratna Bhandar to open on July 8

Sri Jagannath temple’s Ratna Bhandar to open on July 8

19 Jun 2024 | 8:52 PM

Puri, June 19 (UNI) The Bhitar Ratna Bhandar (or inner temple treasury compartment) of Sri Jagannath temple will be opened on July 8, a day after the commencement of annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Archaeological Survey of India's (ASI) Superintending archaeologist Dr DB Garnayak said.

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