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Lawyers in western UP strike

Muzaffarnagar: The lawyers in western Uttar Pradesh today abstained from judicial work in protest against Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. “The lawyers in Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat and Ghaziabad are observing one day strike against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017 which bars advocates from holding agitation and makes them liable to compensate litigants if they

Lt Gen Surinder Singh takes charge of Western Command

Chandigarh: Lt Gen Surinder Singh today took over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command. After arriving from New Delhi this morning, Gen Surinder laid a wreath and paid homage to the martyrs of Western Command. Later, the western army Commander reviewed a Guard of Honour, said an official release. He also met the senior staff

Western Indian coastline is tsunami prone: Scientist

Panaji,: City planners need to incorporate the potential of the western Indian coastline as a tsunami-prone area, when they plan urban habitats in the region, an expert has said. Speaking to IANS, outgoing Director of the National Institute of Oceanography S.W.A. Naqvi also said that tsunamis were not new to the western Indian coastline, the

Kalki Koechlin prefers western attire

New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who is known for her subtle style statement, says she prefers western attire that is not over-the-top. The actress shared her fashion funda when she was in the national capital to launch fashion brand Kazo’s Autumn/Winter 2016 collection inspired from New York fashion. The range was unveiled on Tuesday at

Amarinder criticises appointment of adhoc Commander to WC

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh today said there cannot be a “worst example of indecisiveness” of the Modi government than the appointment of an adhoc Commander to the crucial Western Command of the army. Reacting to the reports about the army having appointed an “officiating” General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Command, Amarinder

Western Naval Command scales Mount Satopanth in Uttarkashi 

Mumbai: A Western Naval Command hassuccessfully scaled mountain peaks Mount Satopanth (7075m) and an unnamed but challenging peak at 6020m in Uttarkashi region. The expedition, lead by Lieutenant Commander Rameshwar Puri was received by Vice-Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla, Chief of Personnel, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy), on their return to New Delhi today. The