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  • Punjab: Cancel Agreements
    Chandigarh [India]: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to cancel or revisit all one-sided Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with private companies that are not beneficial to the state.An official release said that Chief Minister has asked the PSPCL […]
  • Delhi Police pulled up
    New Delhi [India]: A Delhi court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Police for not updating records on pending cases against under-trial prisoners (UTPs) and said it is “pathetic” not to do such exercise as it is delaying disposal of bail applications of accused/UTPs. “In […]
  • Rajasthan: ‘Niryatak Bano’
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 28: Rajasthan government’s Industries Department and the apex industrial development body, the Rajasthan Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), have launched a campaign to help local traders in expanding their businesses to foreign countries.The campaign “Mission Niryatak Bano” is planned in […]
  • Delhi dips to 29 degrees
    Several parts of Delhi received rainfall on Tuesday morning, bringing the temperature down to 29 degrees Celsius in relief from sultry weather conditions. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that a thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain is likely in many parts of Delhi, […]
  • ‘0.01% positivity’: Yogi
    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday announced that the Covid-19 (24-hour) positivity rate in Uttar Pradesh has now come down to a negligible 0.01%. The positivity rate is the number of samples that test positive against the total number of samples tested. Yogi Adityanath made […]
  • BKU to intensify protest
    Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday gave ample indication of spreading the eight-month-old farmers’ agitation to Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the two Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states that are scheduled to go to assembly polls early next year. The farmers’ agitation against the […]
  • UP: woman allegedly raped
    A woman, in her mid-sixties, was allegedly tied up and raped in Kabrai town in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday. After receiving information about the incident, police reached the spot and found the woman, aged around 65 years, in a critical condition with her […]
  • Earthquake: Delhi Metro Services
    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) briefly stopped its train services on Monday morning, soon after it began day’s operations after mild tremors were reported in the national Capital. DMRC officials said that this was done as a precautionary measure. At 8 am, DMRC tweeted, […]
  • Weekend curfew lifted in J&K
    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday lifted the weekend curfew from all districts of the Union territory though some restrictions such as night curfew will stay in place. As per the orders issued by the state executive committee (SEC) chief secretary Arun Kumar Mehta […]
  • Delhi returning to status quo
    The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday allowed further relaxation in the national Capital and said from July 26 Delhi Metro will run at full capacity and cinema halls and theatres in the city will be allowed to reopen at half of their capacity. Bars […]
  • Sidhu is the new Captain
    Striking the right chord in his first address to party workers, a charged-up Sidhu said that the real issue is the ‘ongoing farmers protest’. In the presence of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, senior Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu assumed command of the Punjab Pradesh Congress […]
  • ‘No proof’: Haryana CM
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that there was no proof as to who targeted the 50,000 smartphone numbers in ‘Pegasus’ spyware row, adding that even his number could be on the database. Khattar’s remarks came after various reports said that Pegasus […]
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