Archive for August 12th, 2018

1 cop killed, 2 terrorists held in encounter in J-K

Srinagar, Aug 12 (PTI) A policeman was killed and five other security forces personnel were injured during an encounter with militants in the Batamaloo area here following which two ultras were arrested today, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Diyarwani in Batamaloo area of the…

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Prez Kovind to watch documentary on ‘President’s bodyguards’

New Delhi, Aug 12 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind will watch a special screening of National Geographic’s ‘The President’s Bodyguard’ documentary at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

It will premiere on the Independence Day, i.e. August 15, at 9 pm, on National Geographic channel, a statement issued by…

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Adani walks away with gas rights for 21 cities; BPCL bags 11 cities

New Delhi, Aug 12 (PTI) Billionaire Gautam Adani’s group has bagged licences to retail gas in 21 cities in the latest city gas distribution bid round that saw state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd’s unit and Torrent Gas emerging as the other big winners.

Adani Gas won rights…

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AMBIS to raise crime detection & conviction rate in Maha: CM

Mumbai, Aug 12 (PTI) Once the Maharashtra government implements its ambitious Automated Multi-modal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS), the crime detection and conviction rate of the state will go up, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.

He said the uniqueness of the system is that with the help of mobile…

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BJP not doing enough for Dalits: Congress

New Delhi August 12 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday hit out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government, saying that they are not making enough efforts to uplift the Dalits in the country.
Congress spokesperson Tom Vadakkan told ANI, that under the BJP’s rule the backward classes are…

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