REGIONAL AWAAZ

Protest in J&K over rotting rice worth Rs 10 crore

AMN Agitated people of Udhampur on Sunday held protests against the state government over alleged rotting of 5,000 tonnes of rice worth Rs 10 crore meant for flood relief distribution in the state. Thousands of people obstructed the district administration’s bid to dug trenches and bury the 5,000 tonnes of rotten, stinking, smelly rice bags … Continue reading Protest in J&K over rotting rice worth Rs 10 crore

Maggi pains Nestle; Uttarakhand to test samples

In a fresh troubles for Nestle over safety standards of its famous Maggi noodle brand, the Uttarakhand Food Safety Department has collected samples of noodles from the company’s Pant Nagar plant and other places in the state, including state capital Dehradun. The samples have been sent to the state government laboratories for tests. The company … Continue reading Maggi pains Nestle; Uttarakhand to test samples

Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang resigns from Congress

AMN Former Chief Minister of Odisha and nine-time Lok Sabha member Giridhar Gamang resigned from the Congress party today. He was also Union Minister for 11 years in the Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and PV Narasimha Rao governments.T a press conference in Bhubaneswar, the veteran Congress leader blamed Congress leadership for not defending him for … Continue reading Former Odisha CM Giridhar Gamang resigns from Congress

Five Mumbai policemen arrested in drug seizure case

AMN The Crime Branch of Mumbai police yesterday arrested five police personnel in connection with the drug seizure case involving former head constable Dharmaraj Kalokhe and lady drug mafia from the city Shashikala alias Baby Patankar. Crime branch yesterday arrested senior police inspector Suhas Gokhale, inspector Gautam Gaikwad, sub inspector Sudhakar Sarang, assistant sub-inspector Jyotiram … Continue reading Five Mumbai policemen arrested in drug seizure case

M’ rashtra to close down 12 toll plazas from midnight of May 31

Maharashtra government has announced closure of 12 toll plazas from the midnight of 31st of this month, while exempting cars, jeeps and state transport buses from paying toll at 53 other such booths. The toll plazas in Mumbai and Mumbai-Pune expressway, however, would continue. Eleven of these about-to-be-closed toll plazas are of PWD, while one … Continue reading M’ rashtra to close down 12 toll plazas from midnight of May 31

Maharashtra CM sets up a high powered task force to develop IFSC

In order to make Mumbai a credible competitor among other international financial services centres (IFSCs), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis yesterday set up a high powered task force. The task force will devise the roadmap for development of IFSC. The task force would be co-chaired by Deutsche Bank Co-operative Chief Executive Officer (co-ceo) Anshu Jain … Continue reading Maharashtra CM sets up a high powered task force to develop IFSC

Man throws acid on wife, six other family members in Meerut

A man threw acid on his wife and six other members of the family in Shaukeen Nagar area of Meerut on Friday.​ Following a dispute, Man named Sajid​ poured acid over his wife, her parents, three sisters and six-month-old nephew, leaving them seriously injured. The victims were sleeping when the accused ​Sajid​ along with his … Continue reading Man throws acid on wife, six other family members in Meerut

5-year-old beheaded in Assam, mob lynches man suspected of human sacrifice

In a case of suspected human sacrifice in Assam, a five year old boy was beheaded at Rangapara in Sonitpur district yesterday. Additional DGP, Pallav Bhattacharya said that following this incident, the tantric that killed the boy was beaten to death by an angry mob. He said that the tantric Nanu Mirdha had worked together … Continue reading 5-year-old beheaded in Assam, mob lynches man suspected of human sacrifice

NHRC recommends CBI probe into Chittoor encounter case

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has recommended a CBI enquiry into Chittoor encounter case in which 20 sandalwood smugglers were allegedly killed in firing in Seshachalam forests by the Special Task Force of Andhra Pradesh comprising police and forest officials. The Commission has also recommended an interim relief of five lakh rupees to the kin … Continue reading NHRC recommends CBI probe into Chittoor encounter case

Heat wave claims 429 lives in single day in AP, Telangana; Death toll passes 1,700

Heat wave claimed 429 more lives in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana yesterday. With this, death toll due to sun stroke in the two states this season has gone up to 1,774. A large number of people succumbed to heat wave conditions despite considerable dip in the maximum temperatures in the two states yesterday. In Telangana, … Continue reading Heat wave claims 429 lives in single day in AP, Telangana; Death toll passes 1,700

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