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Manipur launches drive against use of plastic bags

  AMN / IMPHAL THE Manipur government has launched a drive against the use of plastic bags which are less than 50 microns thick. The State Government had issued a notification banning plastic bags under 50 microns in September last year. The Manipur Pollution Control Board will set up centres in every district of the … Continue reading Manipur launches drive against use of plastic bags

Maharashtra bans single-use plastic

Errant users & manufacturers to face strong action AMN / MUMBAI The statewide ban on single-use plastic items comes into effect in Maharashtra today. Heavy fine will be imposed on those caught using these items. Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said, errant manufacturers will face a strong action, but common people and small traders will not … Continue reading Maharashtra bans single-use plastic

HC issues notice to TN Health Secy on PIL on free of cost insulin

CHENNAI The Madras high court today issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Secretary on a PIL seeking provision of Emergency life-saving drugs like insulin free of cost in all government hospitals in the state. A division bench comprising Justice R Subbaiah and Justice C. Saravanan issued the notice on the public … Continue reading HC issues notice to TN Health Secy on PIL on free of cost insulin

Manipur: Drugs worth Rs 7 cr seized by Assam Rifles

AMN In Manipur, a huge cache of contraband drugs worth seven crore rupees were seized by the Assam Rifles from a Jungle track in Tengnoupal district yesterday. Acting on specific information, a team of Tengnoupal Battalion launched an operation in which two bags were recovered from a person containing around 7 kg of contrabands tablet … Continue reading Manipur: Drugs worth Rs 7 cr seized by Assam Rifles

J&K: 4 CRPF jawan , many Policemen injured in terrorist attack

Pulwama Four CRPF and as many policemen were injured after unidentified terrorists attacked a joint patrolling party of police and CRPF in Tral town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district today. Security officials told media that terrorists hurled a grenade towards a joint deployment of police and CRPF in Tral town. The grenade exploded inflicting splinter … Continue reading J&K: 4 CRPF jawan , many Policemen injured in terrorist attack

J&K Governor N N Vohra calls all party meet

AMN Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has called an all-party meeting in Srinagar this evening to discuss the situation in wake of the implementation of the Governor’s rule in the state. According to the officials, all party heads, including the heads of the state units of the national parties have been called by … Continue reading J&K Governor N N Vohra calls all party meet

Gujarat govt announces Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018

AMN / AHMEDABAD Gujarat Government has announced Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018. In pursuance of the Gujarat Government crossing new milestones in producing pollution-free, non-conventional clean energy, State Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel today announced the new Policy in Gandhinagar. Giving details of the policy, Mr. Patel said, the benefits of the new policy can be accrued … Continue reading Gujarat govt announces Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018

MSRTC sacks 1,010 contractual employees for taking part in strike

AMN /MUMBAI The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has sacked 1,010 contractual employees for taking part in a strike earlier this month. The action is a stern warning to employees that such acts of indiscipline will not be tolerated, an MSRTC official said. Thousands of MSRTC employees had gone on a strike on June … Continue reading MSRTC sacks 1,010 contractual employees for taking part in strike

Manipur police arrests ADC chairman with drugs worth over Rs 27 cr

IMPHAL / AMN Manipur police arrested the chairman of the autonomous district council (ADC), Chandel Lhukhosei Zou, with drugs worth rupees 27.5 crore rupees. He has been arrested along with seven of his associates. State police said in a statement that the operation is the fallout of Manipur government’s commitment for war against drugs. All … Continue reading Manipur police arrests ADC chairman with drugs worth over Rs 27 cr

UP: 6 killed in road accident in Hapur district

Six persons have been killed in a road accident in Hapur district on Wednesday morning. Five others are injured and have been admitted at local hospital. The accident happened when a car coming from Delhi side dashed to a stationed truck at Badaraka locality under Garhmukteshwar police station on Delhi-Moradabad highway. The deceased were returning … Continue reading UP: 6 killed in road accident in Hapur district

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