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KVIC creates over 3,000 jobs for women under PMEGP

KVIC creates over 3,000 jobs for women under PMEGP

KVIC creates over 3,000 jobs for women under PMEGP. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) the nodal agency for implementing the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), has said it has created over 3,000 additional sustainable jobs for women in the past two years. It said these jobs were created by providing charkhas to women.

Hitler’s wife’s knickers sell for 3,000 pounds at auction

London: A pair of lilac knickers belonging toNazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s wife Eva Braun have sold at an auction in the UK for nearly 3,000 pounds, seven times the estimated price. The collection also containing a gold cluster ring, a silver mirrored box and a silver holder still containing Braun’s bright red lipstick was sold

3 Indian officials in Islamabad declared persona non grata

Islamabad: Pakistan authorities on Tuesday declared three Indian High Commission officials, accused of spying, as persona non grata. The officials have left for home, media reported. Four other officials will leave for India via the Wagah Border on Tuesday, Geo News reported. Pakistan had ordered the expulsion of seven Indian High Commission officials on charges

3 killed in Indonesia flood

Jakarta: Three persons were killed in a flood that struck in Indonesia’s Gorontalo province, an official said on Monday. Three children were swept away by strong current of a river in Hutuo village on Sunday and their bodies were later found by rescuers, Xinhua news agency quoted an official of the national disaster management agency.

Pakistan resorts to shelling at 3 places in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to shelling and firing on the International Border (IB) in R.S.Pura, Suchetgarh and Hira Nagar sectors in Jammu and Kashmir during the night, officials said on Monday. When the entire country was celebrating Diwali — the Festival of Lights, Pakistan Rangers resorted to shelling and firing at civilian and defence facilities

3 civilians injured in Pakistan shelling in Jammu

Jammu: Three civilians were injured on Friday morning when Pakistan resorted to heavy shelling on the International Border in Hiranagar sector in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The victims — two girls and a man — were injured due to mortar shell splinters in Lallai Chak village. Heavy mortar shelling by Pakistan Rangers continued till

3 arrested for stealing heritage furniture

Chandigarh: Another racket dealing with thefts of heritage furniture from Chandigarh to Mumbai has come to forth. City Police have arrested three persons in the matter who allegedly stole four heritage chairs from General boys hostel at Sector 15, but later kept them back after a FIR was registered. According to police, the accused have been

3 convicts escape from Tripura Central Jail

  Agartala:  Three convicts, all serving life-imprisonment since 2012, escaped from the Central Jail in Tripura, police said on Saturday. “The three convicts — Milan Debbarma, 28; Swarna Kumar Tripura, 22; Rabindra Tripura, 24 — fled from the jail in Bishalgarh on Friday night. They were found missing during the routine roll-call,” Sepahijala district police

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Sonia appoints 3 new general secretaries in poll-bound Punjab

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved fresh appointments in the jumbo Pradesh Congress Committee in poll-bound Punjab, with the addition of three new general secretaries. Congress leader and former mayor of Chandigarh Ravinder Pal Singh Pali, besides Sukhwinder Singh Saini and Rajanbir Singh have been appointed as new general secretaries in the PPCC

3 dead in Florida from Hurricane Matthew

Miami (US): The US marked its first three fatalities from Hurricane Matthew as the powerful storm lashed the Florida coast, officials have said. A 58-year-old woman suffered cardiac arrest in her home in central Florida’s St Lucie County overnight, but high winds from Matthew – then a major Category Three storm on a scale of

Attack on Army camp: 3 militants killed in operation in Kupwara district

Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Three separatist militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight that erupted after they attacked a counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles (RR) camp in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.”Three terrorists were killed in the resulting encounter,” Colonel Rajesh Kalia, spokesman of the Indian Army’s Srinagar-headquartered 15 Corps confirmed to IANS. “Heavily armed terrorists dressed

India were 110-6 at tea on day 3 of second Test

Kolkata: India were 110-6 in their second innings at tea on the third day of the second cricket Test against New Zealand at the Edens Garden here today. Rohit Sharma (20) and Wriddhiman Saha (4) were at the crease at the break with India leading by 222 runs with four wickets remaining. Earlier, starting the

Mark Zuckerberg, wife pledge $3 bn to cure all diseases

San Francisco: In a bid to help coming generations live disease-free, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3 billion to fund medical research over the next decade. Zuckerberg and Chan, unveiled the next phase of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – a new project the couple created in December 2015 to

Kejriwal blames LG, PM as chikungunya toll climbs to 3

New Delhi: Amid mounting criticism overspread of vector-borne diseases in the city, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today sought to pass the buck, saying the Delhi government was “incapable of even buying a pen” as he and his Cabinet colleagues stand “fully stripped of powers.” Kejriwal, who returned from Punjab yesterday, said Lt Governor Najeeb Jung

3 killed, 2 injured as car rolls down gorge in HP

Shimla: Three persons were killed and two others injured when the car in which they were travelling rolled down a 300-metre deep gorge near Kothi on Manali-Rohtang Highway, about 15 km from Manali, tonight, police said. The occupants of the car were returning from Rohtang Pass when the tragedy struck, police said. The accident took

DUSU polls: ABVP bags three top posts

New Delhi: The BJP-affiliated ABVP has won three top posts of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), it was announced on Saturday. The Congress-backed National Students Union of India (NSUI) got one seat. Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad’s Amit Tanwar, Priyanka Chabri and Ankit Sangwan were elected DUSU President, Vice President and Secretary respectively. Mohit Sangwan of

Moga police arrests 3 after motorcycle robbery

Moga: Moga police arrests 3 robbers on Thursday morning. Local Police has manged to recover 6

Sex CD case: Sacked AAP minister sent to 3 days police custody

New Delhi: Sacked Delhi Minister and AAP MLA Sandeep Kumar, arrested on rape charges on the complaint of a woman, was today remanded to three-day police custody by a court here. Kumar, 36, was produced before Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry on expiry of one day police custody. The former minister was arrested on September 3

3 killed in Peshawar firing

Islamabad: At least one civilian and two suspected terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire in Pakistan’s Peshawar city on Friday morning, security sources said. The exchange of fire between an unknown number of gunmen and law enforcement personnel reportedly began around 6 a.m. near the Christian Colony which lies close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan

Around 3,188 doping tests conducted at Rio Olympics so far

Rio de Janeiro: A total of 3,188 biological material samples have been tested for the purpose of doping control since the opening of the Olympic Village a week ahead of the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) medical director has said. The Summer Olympic Games are being held in Rio de Janeiro from August