REGIONAL AWAAZ

Cyclone Phethai: Storm set to make landfall in Andhra, Tamil Nadu coastal areas today

-ANC evacuates stranded tourists from Havelock, Neil Islands -The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been put on high alert along with the Coast Guard. Sixteen teams of Andhra Pradesh Disaster Response and Fire Services are on standby at Rajamahendravaram Staff Reporters / Agencies Cyclone Phethai will hit Andhra Pradesh coastal belt today. It is … Continue reading Cyclone Phethai: Storm set to make landfall in Andhra, Tamil Nadu coastal areas today

Cyclone Phethai: ANC evacuates stranded tourists from Havelock, Neil Islands

agencies Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) has evacuated more than 950 stranded tourists and islanders from Havelock and Neil Islands due to bad weather and rough seas caused by cyclone Phethai in the Bay of Bengal. About 740 tourists and islanders, who were evacuated by four ships of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard from … Continue reading Cyclone Phethai: ANC evacuates stranded tourists from Havelock, Neil Islands

Bihar: Court convict MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav in rape case of minor girl

AMN A special court of Patna Saturday convicted suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav and five others in rape case of a minor girl. The court will pronounce quantum of punishment on December 21. The court had reserved it’s verdict after hearing both sides on December 4. The charge sheet was filed against Yadav on … Continue reading Bihar: Court convict MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav in rape case of minor girl

NGT set aside Tamil Nadu Govt order to close down copper plant

AGENCIES The National Green Tribunal, NGT has set aside the Tamil Nadu Government order to close down the copper smelter plant Sterlite in Tuticorin. The Vedanta Group plant has been shut down following agitations on charges of pollution. However, the NGT Bench headed by its chairperson AK Goel in its verdict has said there is … Continue reading NGT set aside Tamil Nadu Govt order to close down copper plant

Pulwama killings a massacre: Omar Abdullah

AMN Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday termed the Pulwama civilian killings as a massacre and said there was no justification for this “excessive use of force”. “7 dead. There is no explanation for this excessive use of force, none what so ever. This is a massacre & that’s the only … Continue reading Pulwama killings a massacre: Omar Abdullah

MNF Chief Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram CM

AMN Mr. Zoramthanga,President of Mizo National Front (MNF) today sworn in as the Chief Minister in Aizawl today. Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Zoramthanga and his council of Ministets at Raj Bhavan. In the November 28 election to the 40-member state legislative Assembly, MNF dethroned Congress from power … Continue reading MNF Chief Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram CM

Heavy rainfall predicted in Andhra Pradesh

AMN /Hyderabad Indian Meteorological Department Hyderabad has predicted Heavy to very heavy rainfall at some isolated places in the districts of Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore of South Coastal Andhra Pradesh today. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has directed the District Collectors to remain on high and take relief measures. Fishermen have also been advised not … Continue reading Heavy rainfall predicted in Andhra Pradesh

KCR’s son Taraka Ramarao appointed as TRS Working President

  AMN / HYDERABAD Telangana Rastra Samithi President TRS, K Chandrasekhar Rao has appointed his son, K Taraka Ramarao as party Working President. He is representing Sircilla Assembly Constituency. Ramarao was formerly State IT, Urban Development and Panchayat Raj Minister. The party made this announcement on Friday morning in Hyderabad. The appointment gained significance in … Continue reading KCR’s son Taraka Ramarao appointed as TRS Working President

Zoramthanga to be sworn in as Mizoram CM on Dec 15

AIZWAL The new government of Mizo National Front (MNF), headed by Mr Zoramthanga in Mizoram, will be sworn in on Saturday. It was decided at a meeting between Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan and a delegation of the MNF party led by Zoramthanga at Raj Bhavan in Aizawl last evening. Earlier, the Governor invited the Chief Minister-designate … Continue reading Zoramthanga to be sworn in as Mizoram CM on Dec 15

UP: One more accused arrested for Bulandshahar violence

AMN / LUCKNOW Special Task Force -STF of police in Uttar Pradesh has arrested Saurabh Payal one more accused of Bulandshahar violence. He was arrested from Siyana area in Bulandshahar district today. As of now 12 accused in the case have been arrested. One of the key accused Jitendra alias Jeetu Fauji was arrested on … Continue reading UP: One more accused arrested for Bulandshahar violence

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