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Resentment brews after dismantling of makeshift church in Tripura

05 Oct 2022 | 1:55 PM

Agartala, Oct 5 (UNI) A group of tribals dismantled the makeshift prayer hall of Christian believers in Kamlai village of Amarpur in Gomati district of Tripura on Sunday which has gone viral on social media triggering resentment across the state during the celebration of Durga puja.

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BJP-JD( U) on loggerheads following court's verdict on reservation in civic polls

04 Oct 2022 | 11:50 PM

Patna, Oct 4 (UNI) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal United JD(U) were holding each other responsible for the stay on other backward cast (OBC) reservation in Civic polls in Bihar following Patna High Court's verdict.

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No one can stand before an awakened human power : Prashant Kishore

04 Oct 2022 | 11:14 PM

Patna, Oct 4 (UNI) The noted poll strategies Prashant Kishor who has taken up Jan Swaraj Padyatra (March) to prepare a political base for himself said that he was visiting villages to awaken the people and ones the human power was awakened no one can face it.

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Odisha: Muslims join Hindus to celebrate Durga puja

04 Oct 2022 | 9:17 PM

Kendrapara, Oct 4 (UNI) In a rare display of respect towards another community, Muslims have joined their Hindu brethren in celebrating the Durga puja festival in a coastal Odisha village.

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Incessant rains dampen Odisha Durga puja festival

04 Oct 2022 | 7:52 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (UNI) A low-pressure area over West-Central Bay of Bengal near Andhra Pradesh coast has dampened the Dussehra celebration in many parts of Odisha. According to the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) of SOA university,the low pressure area will oscillate along the Andhra coast for two days.Under its influence, light to moderate weather will continue over Odisha with heavy rainfall at one or two places in the districts of South Odisha on Tuesday and Wednesday.Intense moderate spell in coastal districts including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack city since morning will decrease in the afternoon as the cloud mass will move into interior districts and occasional light spells of rain will continue for next two days.CEC Director S C Sahu said spell wise light to moderate rain will continue over Odisha till October 10 or 11, adding the rain spell will be occasional at sporadic locations. UNI DP SSP.

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Community feasts, fun mark Bengal's Durga puja Mahanavami

Community feasts, fun mark Bengal's Durga puja Mahanavami

04 Oct 2022 | 7:51 PM

Kolkata, Oct 4 (UNI) People enjoyed lip-smacking community feasts at marquees and visited friends and relatives on Mahanavami, the fourth day of West Bengal’s biggest festival Durga Puja on Tuesday.

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Police patrolling on highway to be intensified: Manipur CM

Police patrolling on highway to be intensified: Manipur CM

04 Oct 2022 | 4:39 PM

Imphal, Oct 4 (UNI) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday flagged off 12 GPS-enabled highway patrol vehicles, exuding confidence they would enhance the security of the people and goods moving on the national highways.

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RBI increasing interest rate by 50 basis points an expected move : Gopalkrishnan

RBI increasing interest rate by 50 basis points an expected move : Gopalkrishnan

04 Oct 2022 | 4:14 PM

Kolkata, Sep 30 (UNI) The RBI increasing the interest rate by 50 basis points was an expected move to combat the inflationary growth in the country, opined Venkatesh Gopalkrishnan, CEO, Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate, on Friday.

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Traditional Kumari Puja performed in Sikkim

04 Oct 2022 | 4:04 PM

Gangtok, Oct 4 (UNI) Kumari puja, signifying the worship of pre-pubertine girls as personifications of the goddess, was performed in Sikkim on Tuesday.

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Missing labourers bodies recovered

04 Oct 2022 | 3:45 PM

Auraiya (UP), Oct 4 (UNI) Bodies of two labourers missing from last three days were recovered from Purha river in Bidhuna area of the district here in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, police sources said.

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Brig. Mishra assumes additional charge as Meghalaya governor

Brig. Mishra assumes additional charge as Meghalaya governor

04 Oct 2022 | 3:34 PM

Shillong, Oct 4 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retired) was on Tuesday sworn in as Governor of Meghalaya at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.

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Treat OBC-reserved seats as general category for local body polls: PHC

04 Oct 2022 | 3:30 PM

Patna, Oct 4 (UNI) Patna High Court (PHC) on Tuesday directed the Bihar State Election Commission to re-notify the ongoing local body polls, treating seats reserved for OBCs as general category.

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Nagaland villages ban wildlife hunting

04 Oct 2022 | 2:23 PM

Kohima Oct 4 (UNI) The Phiro Village Council and the Totsu Village Council under Wokha district of Nagaland have warned the public to stay away from wildlife hunting in areas under their jurisdiction as such activity was strictly prohibited.

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Nagaland schools alerted about child lifting

04 Oct 2022 | 2:17 PM

Kohima Oct 4 (UNI) The Nagaland Directorate of School Education (DoSE) has directed all government and private schools to take precautionary measures in view of child lifting cases being reported across the state. DoSE Principal DirectorThavaseelan K said schools should make a teacher-in-charge of one section or class control access of unknown persons to students and check the authenticity of every person who meets students in schools.

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Dimapur Railway Station to be made world-class

04 Oct 2022 | 1:25 PM

Kohima Oct 4 (UNI) Dimapur Railway Station has been included in the redevelopment plan undertaken by Indian Railways to upgrade 200 stations across India into world-class standards, an official said on Tuesday.Addressing a press conference at the VIP lounge of the Dimapur Railway Station, Additional General Manager of NFR Rahul Gautam informed that the Union Government has prepared a master plan to revamp 200 stations, where the overhead spaces will have world-class facilities including waiting lounges and food courts, besides amusement facilities for children.Dimapur Railway station figures in the list of the selected stations.He said the Indian Railways reportedly has a big plan for the Northeast Frontier Railway's Dimapur station, which is the second best earner after Guwahati. A project to turn the station into world class standards, fashioned on the line of international airports, is in the works.

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