REGIONAL AWAAZ

Maharashtra to construction of 800 kms Nagpur-Mumbai expressway

Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today announced construction of an 800 kms Nagpur-Mumbai expressway. This Nagpur-Amravati-Aurangabad-Ghoti-Mumbai expressway, also called Communication Super-expressway, would be build at the cost of Rs. 30,000 crore. Speaking at State Legislative Assembly today, Fadnavis expressed confidence that this project would be completed in coming five years and the travel time between … Continue reading Maharashtra to construction of 800 kms Nagpur-Mumbai expressway

Goa govt to probe irregularities in IFFI 2014

Goa Information and Publicity Minister Milind Naik today said in the state assembly that a probe will be conducted into the allegation of irregularities during International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2014. The mega film event IFFI 2014 was held in November last year in Goa. Independent MLA Vijay Sardesai raised the issue during question … Continue reading Goa govt to probe irregularities in IFFI 2014

NHRC notice to UP govt over beating of disabled persons by SP

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report, accompanied by a photograph, that a Superintendent of Police brutally beat persons with disabilities, who were protesting outside the Collectorate, Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh on the 22nd ​of this month.​ The Commission has observed that the contents of the press report, if … Continue reading NHRC notice to UP govt over beating of disabled persons by SP

CBI registers 18th FIR in Vyapam scam

The CBI has registered the 18th FIR in Vyapam scam yesterday. It has been registered in connection with alleged illegalities in the Police Constable Recruitment Examination conducted by Vyapam in 2013. 64 people including then OSD to the Minister for Technical Education OP Shukla, then OSD in Raj Bhavan Dhanraj Yadav and then System Analyst … Continue reading CBI registers 18th FIR in Vyapam scam

Gujarat HC grants bail to Maya Kodnani

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted bail to and suspended the sentence of former minister Maya Kodnani, who is accused in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case. A division bench of Justices VM Sahai and RP Dholaria granted a condition bail to Ms. Kodnani on the grounds of her ill health and merits of … Continue reading Gujarat HC grants bail to Maya Kodnani

NHRC issues notice to UP govt over gang rape of minor girl

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh on a gang rape of a minor girl in District Hospital of Mathura and called for a report within four weeks. NHRC took suo motu cognizance of a media report that a mentally ill and disable minor girl was … Continue reading NHRC issues notice to UP govt over gang rape of minor girl

Two separate AIIMS to be set up in J&K

Government has decided to set up two separate All India Institutes of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Jammu and Srinagar. Talking to media in New Delhi Thursday, Health Minister J P Nadda said, a delegation of BJP leaders comprising State president Jugal Kishore, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh and State Health Minister Lal Singh met him … Continue reading Two separate AIIMS to be set up in J&K

Heavy rains in WB, Odisha as cyclone Komen approaches

Cyclonic storm – Komen – will hit the Bangladesh coast this afternoon, bringing with it heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha. Komen currently lies 300 kilometres east-southeast of Kolkata. The Met Department said, after making landfall in Bangladesh, it will move west-north-westwards and weaken gradually. IMD’s Cyclone Warning Division in New Delhi said … Continue reading Heavy rains in WB, Odisha as cyclone Komen approaches

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

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