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Trivendra Rawat inaugurates Women's Commando Force, Smart Cheetah Police of Uttarakhand

Trivendra Rawat inaugurates Women's Commando Force, Smart Cheetah Police of Uttarakhand

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], February 24 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Wednesday inaugurated the Women's Commando Force and Smart Cheetah Police of Uttarakhand here.The chief minister honoured Commando Instructor Shifu Shaurya Bhardwaj, Military Officer Rubina Korky, ...

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Andhra DGP supervises COVID-19 vaccination drive for state police

Andhra DGP supervises COVID-19 vaccination drive for state police

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 24 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Deputy General of Police Gautam Sawang on Wednesday supervised the COVID-19 vaccination programme for police personnel at his office here.The COVID-19 vaccination drive for the Andhra Pradesh police personnel was launched in the st...

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Kejriwal takes out roadshow ahead of MCD bypolls

Kejriwal takes out roadshow ahead of MCD bypolls

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With just three days left for the bypolls to five municipal wards of Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) scheduled on February 28, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit the campaign trail on Wednesday to seek support for AAP candidates.Kejr...

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AIIMS Director hails move to expand ambit of COVID-19 vaccination

AIIMS Director hails move to expand ambit of COVID-19 vaccination

By Joymala BagchiKolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 24 (ANI): AIIMS Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Wednesday termed the government's move to vaccinate people above 60 years and above 45 years with comorbidities "as a very good step" and the move to expand the vaccination ambit will also...

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Facebook VP questions Delhi Assembly's power over peace and harmony

Facebook VP questions Delhi Assembly's power over peace and harmony

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Facebook India Vice President and MD Ajit Mohan on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi Assembly has no legislative power to set up a panel to examine the issue of peace and harmony.Senior advocate Harish Salve, representing Mohan, submitted that his client has ri...

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SC asks Maharashtra police to place fresh chargesheet on record of Palghar lynching case

SC asks Maharashtra police to place fresh chargesheet on record of Palghar lynching case

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Maharashtra government to place before it the second chargesheet filed by the police in the Palghar mob-lynching incident that took place in April last year.A Bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan adjourned the hearing...

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PM Modi chairs 36th PRAGATI interaction; reviews 8 projects worth Rs 44,545 cr

PM Modi chairs 36th PRAGATI interaction; reviews 8 projects worth Rs 44,545 cr

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the 36th PRAGATI meeting, the ICT-based multi-modal platform for 'pro-active governance and timely implementation' of policies involving Central and state governments.In the meeting, a total of ten agenda items w...

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BJP hits out at Gehlot for separate agriculture budget, says they should first fulfill poll promises

BJP hits out at Gehlot for separate agriculture budget, says they should first fulfill poll promises

By Kumar Gaurav New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has reacted sharply to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's announcement that the state will present a separate agriculture budget from next year, saying that Congress leaders should first fulfill promises made b...

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2 terrorists eliminated in J-K's Anantnag

2 terrorists eliminated in J-K's Anantnag

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), February 24 (ANI): Two unidentified terrorists were killed in Srigufwara Anantnag here in a joint operation by the Jammu and Kashmir police and 3 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) on Wednesday.Acting on a specific input by the Anantnag Police regarding the presence of terrorists in...

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Chikkaballapur blast: How playing with fire cost the victims dear

Chikkaballapur blast: How playing with fire cost the victims dear

<br>A senior police officer told IANS on condition of anonymity that the police started raiding various mines and stone crusher units across the district after the Hunasodu incident in Shivamogga last month woke up the district administration."We had conducted a series of raids on explosi...

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