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PM approves Rs 2 lakh as compensation for kin of NTPC blast victims

PM approves Rs 2 lakh as compensation for kin of NTPC blast victims

PM approves Rs 2 lakh kin NTPC blast victims: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved ex-gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of those killed in an explosion in the NTPC power plant in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district.At least 26 persons died after a massive explosion in one the boilers at

Small industries are answer to Chinese products

Small Industries Answer Chinese Products Punjab. The centre’s indigenous campaign for the elimination of foreign productivity is still in process at rural areas. The daily average, small industries are being set up in the rural areas of state. In this campaign, the oaths have been taken to boycott the goods made in abroad, especially China

Modi condemns violence saying deeply distressing

Modi condemns violence, by saying it ‘deeply distressing’

Modi condemns violence saying deeply

Train derailment Red Cross

Train derailment: Red Cross sends 100 units of blood for Injured

New Delhi, Aug 20, Train derailment Red Cross. The Indian Red Cross Society here has sent 100 units of blood to the Meerut Medical College Hospital where most of the injured in the yesterday’s Utkal Express derailment near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh are being treated.Dr. Vanshree Singh, director of the Red Cross blood bank said

30 children die in 48 hours in Gorakhpur hospital

30 children die Gorakhpur hospital. An inquiry committee has been set up to ascertain the exact causes of the deaths and it has been asked to submit its report by Saturday evening.   30 children and infants have died in less than 48 hours at a hospital in eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district that was

28 killed, 80 injured after two trains collide in Egypt

28 killed 80 injured Egypt. As many as 28 people were killed and 80 injured after two trains collided in the Egyptian city of Alexandria.Local media reports suggest that one of the trains was travelling from Port Said and the other from Cairo, before they crashed head-on. Egypt‘s railway authority said an express train had crashed into

Educational institutes closed in Kashmir after protests

Srinagar, Aug 1 Authorities today suspended class work in all educational institutes across Kashmir in the wake of protests after the killing of top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander Abu Dujana in an encounter with security forces. All schools, colleges and universities have been closed for the day, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan told PTI. Khan

859 complaints against IAS officers: Govt

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app For Android For IOS New Delhi, Jul 19  A total of 859 complaints were received against the officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) working across the country, Union minister Jitendra Singh said today. The complaints were received during the year from January 1, 2016 upto

Tripura bandh evokes mixed response congress failed

Tripura bandh evokes mixed response

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Tripura bandh evokes mixed response congress failed. A dawn-to-dusk bandh called by opposition Congress to protest against the government’s ‘failure’ to remove the indefinite road and railway blockade by Indigenous People’s Front Tripura (IPFT) has evoked a mixed response.Vehicles

Modi likely to go for Cabinet expansion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to go for a Cabinet expansion as senior minister M Venkaiah Naidu’s almost certain election as the next Vice President will leave two heavyweight portfolios without a Cabinet minister. Already, two key ministries- defence and environment-re without a full-time minister. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Science and Technology Minister

Capt bats for GST exemption on langar, parsad, writes to FM

Capt bats GST exemption langar parsad writes FM. Gurdwaras were exempted from paying VAT on goods bought for serving food in free kitchens. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a GST exemption on ‘langars’ and the ‘parsad’ distributed at various religious places, including temples. In a letter

Highest voter turnout witnessed in 2017 presidential elections

The polling for the 15th Presidential Election concluded today at 5 pm for which the voting took place at the Parliament House and in the state capitals. A total number of 714 Members of Parliament exercised their votes.“This is possibly the highest voter turnout. 9-10 states have witnessed 100 percent voting and overall 98 percent-99

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Bill to fund waterways from CRF in Monsoon Session: Gadkari

For all the Latest news download Daily Post app:- For Android For IOS Bill fund waterways CRF Monsoon Session Gadkari. The government will move a Bill in Parliament during the upcoming Monsoon Session to enable allocation of about Rs 2,000 crore from Central Road Fund for developing inland waterways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.

Tamil Nadu farmers detained outside PM’s residence

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app For Android For IOS New Delhi, July 16: Scores of Tamil Nadu farmers, who had grabbed eyeballs with their unique protest earlier this year, today landed in the national capital to resume their agitation for loan waiver and drought-relief package. Around 70 cultivators were, however,

Jaitley leaves industrialists, traders dejected in Ludhiana

Jaitley leaves industrialists traders dejected Ludhiana. Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited Ludhiana on Saturday and left the Industrialists completely dejected. During his visit, Jaitley was also shown black flags by local traders.The industrialists, traders and farmers were expecting some relief over Goods and Service Tax (GST) but the minister maintained distance from

Operation closed, bodies of three terrorists recovered

The security forces on Saturday recovered the body of the third killed terrorist, who was earlier holed up inside a case on a hillock, after a fierce encounter in the Satora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral district. The operation has now been declared closed with the forces recovering three AK, one UBGL, 18 AK

Indian Railways launches Indias first solar powered train

Indian Railways launches India’s first solar powered train

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Indian Railways launches Indias first solar powered train. Indian Railway is going to launch India’s first solar powered train and it will be started from 15 July 2017.The Indian Railways has introduced a friendly environment train. The 1600 HHP

Indian Forces killed 102 terrorists in J&K in 7 months

Indian security forces in Jammu & Kashmir have killed as many as 102 terrorists so far this year, making it the highest number of killings in the January-July period in seven years, a police official said on Friday. The security forces have also prepared a hit list of several other terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul

Funds released to flood affected states: Kiren Rijiju

Minister of States for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday informed that sufficient emergency funds have been released for flood affected states and Rs 500 crores has been given to the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to provide assistance. He also informed that a high level inter-ministerial team would be deputed to the states within

Mosul survivor dashes hopes of kin of 39 Indians

Even as hope returned to families of the 39 abducted Indians after terror group Islamic State (IS) was ousted from stronghold Mosul by government forces in war-torn Iraq, the lone returning survivor has stuck to his claim that they are dead. Harjit Masih, 30, who said he feigned death after being shot in the leg