REGIONAL AWAAZ

Madras HC grants anticipatory bail to Dayanidhi Maran

The Madras High Court has granted interim anticipatory bail for ex-telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran for six weeks in the illegal telephone exchange case. He is accused of involvement in giving 323 BSNL lines illegally to Sun TV in Chennai during his tenure as the Union Telecom Minister. The CBI has issued summon to him to … Continue reading Madras HC grants anticipatory bail to Dayanidhi Maran

Mid-day meal poisoning: NHRC issue notice to Bihar

AMN / The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notice to Bihar government over reports of mid-day meal poisoning in Bhojpur and Muzaffarpur districts. Taking a suo motu cognizance of media reports, the Commission has asked the Principal Secretary of State Education Department to submit a factual report in the matter within two … Continue reading Mid-day meal poisoning: NHRC issue notice to Bihar

Manipur ambush: NIA arrests top leader of NSCN (K)

AMN / The National Investigation Agency, NIA, has arrested top leader of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland, NSCN(Khaplang), allegedly involved in the conspiracy behind the June 4 killing of 18 Army personnel in Manipur on the Indo- Myanmar border. Agency sources told AIR in New Delhi that Khumlo Abi Anal, NSCN(K) regional commander, was … Continue reading Manipur ambush: NIA arrests top leader of NSCN (K)

Andhra Pradesh to construct one-lakh individual household latrines

Andhra Pradesh will construct one-lakh individual household latrines in each of 13 districts in 100 days under the ‘Swachh Andhra’ sanitation programme this year. The baseline survey and sanction of toilets to identified beneficiaries were under way.

600 pilgrims safely airlifted from Chamoli in Uttarakhand

With improvement in weather conditions today, 600 pilgrims were safely airlifted from Ghanghariya to Govindghat in district Chamoli. On the other hand 1050 pilgrims from Badrinath and 920 pilgrims from Bhyundar were safely brought to Govindghat on foot. Meanwhile, repairs work of Rishikesh-Badrinath national highway washed away by 100 meters between Joshimath and Badrinath earlier … Continue reading 600 pilgrims safely airlifted from Chamoli in Uttarakhand

Union Home Secy. in Srinagar to review security situation

Union Home Secretary L.C. Goyal arrived in Srinagar on a two day visit to Jammu & Kashmir to take a review of security situation in the State including arrangements put in place for the 59 day Amarnath Yatra commencing on 2nd July. During high level meeting attended by top brass of Army, Police, CID, Intelligence, … Continue reading Union Home Secy. in Srinagar to review security situation

Another Accused in Vyapam Scam Dies, 23 Others Have Died So Far

BHOPAL: Narendra Singh Tomar, another accused in the high-profile Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or MPPEB scam died under mysterious circumstances Saturday night. 23 other persons  linked to the scam, also known as Vyapam scam, have died under mysterious circumstances so far. Dr Tomar was lodged at a jail in Indore since February after he … Continue reading Another Accused in Vyapam Scam Dies, 23 Others Have Died So Far

Union ministers visiting Assam to destabilizing state govt: Gogoi

AMN / Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has alleged that Union ministers, who are visit Assam, are more interested in destabilizing the democratically elected state government instead of helping it. Mr Gogoi said that the frequent visits will not benefit the State, unless the Centre provides adequate fund for its development. In a statement in … Continue reading Union ministers visiting Assam to destabilizing state govt: Gogoi

Moderate earthquake jolts several parts of Eastern India

A moderate earthquake jolted several States of Eastern India, including Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim and West Bengal this morning. Official sources said, epicenter of the 5.6 magnitude quake was Kokrajhar in Assam. Chief Executive Officer of Assam Disaster Management Authority , P K Tiwari said that two vendors sustained injuries in Kokrajhar district when an old … Continue reading Moderate earthquake jolts several parts of Eastern India

Rescue team rushed to evacuate pilgrims stranded at Sri Hemkunt Sahib

Punjab government has dispatched a high level rescue team to oversee the evacuation of the pilgrims stranded at Sri Hemkunt Sahib due to heavy rain and reported damage to bridges, roads and others. State Chief Secretary Sarvesh Kaushal, and Registrar, Co-operative Societies Arunjit Singh Miglani has been asked to head a team to oversee the … Continue reading Rescue team rushed to evacuate pilgrims stranded at Sri Hemkunt Sahib

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