REGIONAL AWAAZ

Army jawan killed in sniper attack by Pak troops in J&K

AMN An Army jawan has been killed in sniper attack by Pakistan troops who targeted forward posts in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, violating ceasefire last night. PRO Defence Lt. Col Manish Mehta told media that Sepoy Rachpal Singh was critically injured in sniper fire by Pakistani troops at a forward post along the … Continue reading Army jawan killed in sniper attack by Pak troops in J&K

9 killed in Mumbai building collapse

The death toll in building collapse at Cholegaon Thakurli village in suburban Dombivali in Thane district has gone up to nine while the number of people injured and undergoing treatment at local hospitals has risen to 14. The dead include four women and two children. Kalyan Dombivali Chief Fire Brigade officer Dilip Gund informed that … Continue reading 9 killed in Mumbai building collapse

UP Lokayukta registers case against suspended IPS officer

Uttar Pradesh​, Lokayukta NK Mehrotra has registered a case against ​suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on ​the ​complaint of an RTI activist of allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to known sources of ​his ​income.​ Lokayukta Mehrotra said that the allegations in the complaint are of serious nature, so a case has been filed in the matter … Continue reading UP Lokayukta registers case against suspended IPS officer

HC sets aside Odisha Judicial services exam; directs govt to conduct fresh exam

Orisha High Court has set aside Odisha Judicial Service (OJS)-2015 (prelim) examinations and directed Odisha Public Service Commission(OPSC) to conduct the examinations afresh. The examination was held on May 31st this year and around 2000 law students had appeared in it for recruitment to 69 posts of civil judges. About 18 OJS aspirants had approached … Continue reading HC sets aside Odisha Judicial services exam; directs govt to conduct fresh exam

25 killed due to heavy rains in Gujarat

AMN Air Force helicopters and Army have been pressed in to the service after flood like situation in Banaskantha and Kutch district in Gujarat. Incessant rains caused by a deep depression lashed many parts of the state causing death of 25 persons during the last 48 hours. Banaskantha, Sabarkantha, Patan and Kutch district in North … Continue reading 25 killed due to heavy rains in Gujarat

Louis Berger bribery case: Goa police summon Ex CM Kamat

Taking forward its probe in the pay off case involving US firm Louis Berger, the Goa Police today issued summons to former chief minister Digambar Kamat and quizzed the then Public Works minister Churchill Alemao. Kamat was asked by the Crime Branch to appear before the investigators this evening for questioning in connection with the … Continue reading Louis Berger bribery case: Goa police summon Ex CM Kamat

Gujarat makes voting compulsory for local body polls

AMN / Gujarat government has issued a notification making voting compulsory for people of the state during elections to local self governing bodies. The notification would mean that people have to compulsorily vote during the elections of municipal corporations, municipalities, and all village panchayats. The Act has also made provisions to penalize those who fail … Continue reading Gujarat makes voting compulsory for local body polls

Punjab terror attack: Forensic team reaches site as Police probe all leads

AMN / Senior police officers are trying to link all the leads to know how and from where the highly armed assailants entered Punjab’s border district of Gurdaspur yesterday. The state. A DIG rank police officer from J&K and some army officers along with senior officers of Punjab police are discussing all the aspects threadbare. … Continue reading Punjab terror attack: Forensic team reaches site as Police probe all leads

VYAPAM scam: CBI files 16th FIR, books 20 people including former MP minister

CBI has registered 16th FIR in VYAPAM scam and initiated a probe into the mysterious death of one suspect. Yesterday’s FIR was registered in alleged irregularities in the combined Assistant Programmers and, Data Entry Operators recruitment test which was conducted by VYAPAM in 2013. Twenty people have been booked including then Technical education minister Laxmikant … Continue reading VYAPAM scam: CBI files 16th FIR, books 20 people including former MP minister

Jayalalitha drops Senthil Balaji from her cabinet

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has dropped the state Transport Minister V. Senthil Balaji from her cabinet. The portfolio held by him so far has been allocated to the industries minister P.Thankamani. A communique from Raj Bhavan has said, the recommendation of the Chief Minister to this effect has been accepted by Governor K. Rosiah. … Continue reading Jayalalitha drops Senthil Balaji from her cabinet

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