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33 killed in Bihar lightning, Nitish announces compensation

20 May 2022 | 10:20 PM

Patna, May 20 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday announced compensation of Rs 4 lakhs each for family members of those who lost their lives in incidents of lightning in the state during the past 24 hours.

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CBI registers FIRs against Lalu, Rabri in 'land for job scam'

20 May 2022 | 10:10 PM

Patna, May 20 (UNI) CBI on Friday simultaneously raided 16 locations in Delhi and Bihar after registering FIRs against the then Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, his wife, two daughters and others in connection with the ' land for job' scam in Railways during 2004 to 2009 when Prasad was Railway Minister in Centre's Congress-led UPA government.

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Seven members of dacoit gang nabbed

20 May 2022 | 9:53 PM

Kendrapara, May 20 (UNI) Seven members of a dacoit gang were nabbed by Pattamundai police during patrolling on Chaudakulat-Gogua road in Odisha's Kendrapara district on Thursday evening.

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Missing Itanagar landslide victim’s body found

20 May 2022 | 9:47 PM

Itanagar, May 20 (UNI) The decomposed body of 35-year-old Kusum Roy, the third victim of May 15’s landslide at Yagamso Colony in Itanagar, was retrieved from the landslide debris after five days’ extensive search operation on Friday, police said.

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CBI grills Bengal Minister Adhikari for over nine hours

20 May 2022 | 9:40 PM

Kolkata, May 20 (UNI) The CBI on Friday quizzed West Bengal junior Education Minister Paresh Chandra Adhikari for nine and half hours in relation to the alleged irregularity in the appointment of his daughter in a government-aided school.

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Odisha’s first Da Vinci Robotic Colorectal Surgery performed

20 May 2022 | 9:27 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 20 (UNI) The first-ever da Vinci robotic Abdominoperineal Resection (APR) surgery in Odisha was performed at a private hospital here by two surgeons on Friday.

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Manipur CM asks officials to address issues of every subdivision

20 May 2022 | 9:11 PM

Imphal, May 20 (UNI): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Friday asked Prabhari Officers to visit and identify the problems faced by the general public, listen to their grievances like shortages of potable water, food grains, etc in their blocks and report to the State government, so that action may be taken up on priority basis.

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Manipur government to provide annual grant to theatre body: CM

20 May 2022 | 8:58 PM

Imphal, May 20 (UNI) The Manipur government will consider providing an annual grant of around Rs. 20 to 30 lakhs to the Manipur State Shumang Leela Council (MSSLC) for the welfare of Shumang Leela (theatre) artists, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Friday.Addressing the 18th Shumang Leela Ningtham Kumhei here, the Chief Minister further stated that the Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen complex would be exclusively reserved only for Shumang Leela. He said the proposal for renovation of Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen would also be looked into by the government.

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Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates North East Research Conclave

20 May 2022 | 8:38 PM

Guwahati, May 20 (UNI) Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday inaugurated the three-day long North East Research Conclave organised jointly by the IIT Guwahati and the government of Assam.

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Three wild elephants die after being hit by goods train

20 May 2022 | 8:31 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 20 (UNI) Three wild elephants including two calves died when a goods train hit them while they were crossing the railway track near Behera hutting under Joda Police station of Odisha's Keonjhar district.

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Three companies of central forces for Brajrajnagar Assembly by-poll

20 May 2022 | 8:22 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 20 (UNI) Three companies of central paramilitary forces will be deployed in different parts of the Brajarajnagar Assembly constituency in Odisha for smooth conduct of by-election, slated for May 31.

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EOW arrests digital company director for running Ponzi scheme

20 May 2022 | 8:11 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 20 (UNI) The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Odisha police has arrested the director of Digital Revolution Technologies from Brindavan, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh on the charge of running a Ponzi scheme under the guise of digital marketing.

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Biplab Deb enjoying extra facilities: Congress

20 May 2022 | 7:25 PM

Agartala, May 20 (UNI) Congress leader Sudip Roy Barman on Friday alleged that even after a week of his resignation, Biplab Kumar Deb was still enjoying the protocol and facilities of a Chief Minister and demanded their immediate withdrawal.

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CHC orders Bengal Govt to clear employees' pending DA

20 May 2022 | 6:34 PM

Kolkata, May 20 (UNI) Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government to clear DA arrears to its employees within three months.

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Cal HC directs CBI, NIA probe on "forcible conversion" of Malda family

20 May 2022 | 6:26 PM

Kolkata, May 20 (UNI) Calcutta High Court has directed two central probe agencies - the CBI and NIA - to investigate the alleged "forcible religious conversion" of a family in West Bengal's Malda district.

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