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17 killed in Nepal road accident

Kathmandu : At least 17 persons were killed and 20 injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus veered some 300 metres off a hilly road in Nepal’s Dhading district, police said. The bus was travelling from a village to the district headquarters of Dhadingbesi. Chief District Officer Bishow Prakash Subedi said the bodies of the victims

Two Indians, one Indian-American among 17 UN Young Leaders for SDGs

New York: Two Indians and one Indian-American are among the 17 people appointed as the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. They were chosen for their leadership and contribution to end poverty, fight against inequality and injustice, and tackling climate change by 2030. Ankit Kawatra, Founder and Chairman of Feeding India

PPCB closes down 17 units of plastic manufacturing units for violating Act

Ludhiana: Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has closed down 17 industrial units under violation of the Punjab Plastic Act 2016, after issuing notices to these units. Officials claimed that they have again sent the notices to the violators who are still violating the orders of state government. They claimed that they have sent letter to Excise


Kerala Police probe IS links of 17 missing men, women

Thiruvananthapuram: Seventeen men and women are missing from Kerala’s Kasargode district, and a police officer said on Sunday they were probing reports that they may have joined the Islamic State. Various central agencies are also engaged in determining the veracity of the reports. The missing include at least 10 men and six women, mostly from

Punjab to get `17,523 cr for wheat procurement

 Badal asks DCs to evolve three-tier mechanism for smooth procurement of wheat  Reiterates firm commitment to procure every single grain of the farmers.  DCs to command procurement operations at district levelj Chandigarh: In what comes as a big relief to Punjab government, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday issued the authorisation of Cash