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Japanese Encephalitis claims 66 lives in Assam

AMN / The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis, JE in assam has gone up to 66 this year. Official sources said that 365 JE positive cases have been reported in 24 districts. Sivsagar, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and Golaghat districts have reported maximum deaths. Health department has taken a slew of measures to contain the vector … Continue reading Japanese Encephalitis claims 66 lives in Assam

UP Journo death: Rape allegations against minister withdrawn

AMN /  -In a new twist in the case related to the alleged burning to death of ​Shahjahanpur ​journalist Jagendra Singh, the woman whose rape allegations against minister Ram Murti Verma had triggered the sequence of events has now withdrawn her allegations​. She said that it was Jagendra Singh​ who​ had asked her to file … Continue reading UP Journo death: Rape allegations against minister withdrawn

Former PM Deve Gowda to sit on hunger strike for farmers’ cause

AMN / Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will launch a hunger strike in New Delhi tomorrow to highlight the problems being faced by farmers, amid rising numbers of suicides by them, including in his home state Karnataka. The JD(S) leader will seek a special package for farmers and a thorough discussion in Parliament on … Continue reading Former PM Deve Gowda to sit on hunger strike for farmers’ cause

One arrested in connection with murder of witness in Asaram rape case

AMN / Polioce received a major breakthrough with arrest of a man in connection with murder of the main witness in Asaram rape case in Shahjahanpur earlier this month. Police said, Narayan Pandey, a follower of the self-styled godman, was arrested by the Sadar Bazar police of Shahjahanpur yesterday in connection with the murder of … Continue reading One arrested in connection with murder of witness in Asaram rape case

PM inaugurates Deen Dayal Upadhya Gram Jyoti Yojana in Patna

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated NDA government’s Deen Dayal Upadhya Gram Jyoti Yojana in Patna today. Through the scheme, the Centre aims to provide uninterrupted electricity supply to each rural household across the nation by 2022. The elements of agricultural and non-agricultural feeders would be separated to restore power units in rural areas. … Continue reading PM inaugurates Deen Dayal Upadhya Gram Jyoti Yojana in Patna

Asaram rape case: UP recommends CBI probe into murder of witness

AMN / The U​ttar ​Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe into the murder of witness Akhil Gupta, in the ​spiritual Guru​ Asaram ​Bapu ​rape case.​ An official release issued from the state home department announced in Lucknow this evening. Gupta, 35, was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar in January while he was on … Continue reading Asaram rape case: UP recommends CBI probe into murder of witness

UP Governor for probe into irregularities in UPPSC appointments

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has said that he will write a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asking him to initiate a probe into alleged irregularities in the appointments made by the UP Public Service Commission UPPSC? He was speaking in Varanasi yesterday at a function organised by a journalists’ body. When pointed out … Continue reading UP Governor for probe into irregularities in UPPSC appointments

PM to launch Gram Jyoti Yojna in Bihar

Our Correspondent / Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day visit to Bihar on saturday (25 July). This is his first visit to the state after becoming Prime Minister. He will participate in several programmes in Patna and address a Parivartan rally at Muzaffarpur. Soon after arrival at Patna, Prime Minister will inaugurate … Continue reading PM to launch Gram Jyoti Yojna in Bihar

Rahul kicks off Padyatra in AP to highlight farmers issues

AMN / Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today began his 10 km-long ‘padayatra’ in Anantapur district  of Andhra Pradesh to interact with farmers, weavers and students. Rahul’s yatra is said to highlight various problems being faced by farmers in the state and women Self-Help Group members and give assurances on behalf of his party. Addressing a … Continue reading Rahul kicks off Padyatra in AP to highlight farmers issues

Bihar polls: BJP trying to bribe voters, claims JD(U)

Janata Dal (United) today alleged that BJP is trying to bribe voters ahead of Bihar assembly polls by distributing sarees and ‘gamchas’, i.e.cotton towels Talking to reporters in New Delhi, party spokesperson K C Tyagi claimed over 100 businessmen from Gujarat have been given the responsibility of supplying over 20 lakh sarees and gamchas for … Continue reading Bihar polls: BJP trying to bribe voters, claims JD(U)

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SC slams Centre for ‘lethargy’ over upkeep of Taj Mahal

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India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

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