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Govt Scrapped LPG Subsidy for Higher Income Group

New Delhi : Govt decided to restrict LPG subsidy for tax payers earning over Rs 10 lakh. Tax payers with annual earnings of more than Rs 10 lakh will not get subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from next month as the government on Monday chose to limit supply of under-priced fuel to cut subsidies. At present, all homes are entitled to obtain 12...

Building Collapses In Chandigarh, 6 Killed

CHANDIGARH: Six labourers were killed after a two-storey liquor store collapsed today in Chandigarh's Transport Nagar area, police said, the current fatal mishap to highlight substandard construction standards in the nation. The building in Chandigarh city collapsed as at least 20 building workers in an adjoining plot were digging a basement, triggering the wall of the liquor store to collapse. As the structure started...

Move Delhi Metro women coach to the middle, suggests Maneka

New Delhi: Expressing concern over increasing crowd in Delhi Metro, Union minister Maneka Gandhi today suggested relocating the reserved coach for women from the extreme end to the middle of the train. The Women and Child Development Minister also said that she would write to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief in this regard. The Delhi Metro, as per the existing...

Terrorism, maoist activities contained to large extent:Rajnath

Lucknow: Centre has achieved success in containing extremism, terrorism and maoist activities in the country to a large extent, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Singh was laying the foundation stone of Lucknow branch office of National Investigation Agency (NIA) here. Hailing the achievements of the NIA, Singh said, "We have managed to control extremism, terrorism and Maoist activities to a...

Two persons killed, three injured in bomb explosion

Malda: Two persons were killed and two others injured when the bomb they were making exploded in a godown at Danga area in Malda today. A police officer said the bomb exploded in a plastic godown under Kaliachak police station limits when the persons were making bombs. While the dead have been identified as Niloo Sheikh and Faizul Sheikh, the injured have...

Gujarat HC allows abortion of rape victim’s 8-week foetus

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. Citing provisions of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, High Court justice K J Thaker asked the local police to take her to Sola Civil Hospital here and submit the latest medical reports of the doctors...

Mobile cancer screening centre inaugurated

Jharkhand Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affair Minister, Saryu Roy today inaugurated a mobile cancer screening centre and a two-day cancer detection camp here. Equipped with modern equipment, the mobile cancer screening centre was claimed to be the first of its kind in the country to detect cancer. Appreciating the All India Marwari Yuva Manch for the initiative, Roy expressed hope...

Business bodies in Kashmir to boycott meeting with Finance Min

The business fraternity in Kashmir today decided to boycott the pre-budget deliberations to be held by Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu to protest against the government's failure to rehabilitate the flood-affected people and businessmen in the state. "There was a joint meeting of traders associations and it was decided that we will boycott the exercise of the Finance Ministry to hold...

Sheena murder: Peter’s judicial custody extended till Jan 11

A magistrate court  extended the judicial custody of former media baron Peter Mukerjea till January 11 in the Sheena Bora murder case. "The judicial custody is extended till January 11," ordered magistrate R V Adone after Peter's 14-day custody granted on December 14, expired today. Though Peter was not brought in the court, but his advocate Kushal Mor was present during...

No clean chit given, why rush to ‘absolve’ Jaitley: Delhi Govt

Delhi Government today rejected BJP's contention that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was given a clean-chit by an inquiry it had appointed to investigate alleged irregularities into DDCA affairs which was headed by him for around 13 years till 2013. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he would not apologise for targeting Jaitley as "no clean chit" was ever given while...

11 killed, over 100 polling stations torched in Bangladesh elections

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