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August 17, 2017 6:02 am

Between April 2013-March 2017, as many as 25,987 cases of illegal mining were registered across Gujarat, according to data furnished by Piyush Goyal, MoS (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, in a written reply in Lok Sabha earlier this month.

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August 17, 2017 5:06 am

A head constable and a constable, posted at a police station in Srinagar, were accompanied by two persons. They were looking for a woman, who was suspected to have disappeared from her village near Srinagar, and were accompanied by the complainants.

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August 17, 2017 5:01 am

Conversations in Bawana now revolve around the deaths of over a 100 children in Gorakhpur. Anil Sharma, a resident of Bawana and a BJP supporter, explained, “The area has a lot of people who are from eastern UP, and this is something they feel strongly about.”

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August 17, 2017 4:56 am

The accused has been identified as Lalit, a resident of Bhajanpura in northeast Delhi. He had been arrested within five hours of the incident being reported to police, after they managed to get their hands on a CCTV footage showing Lalit leaving on his bike with the boy.

August 17, 2017 11:51 am

Police, however, maintained that the youngster was racing with his friends. “They were driving in a rash manner...They could have put someone’s life at risk,” a police officer privy to the investigation said.

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August 17, 2017 4:51 am

As reported by The Indian Express earlier, out of the total 64,000, about 60,000 students had failed. Among those who had failed, 5,918 students had passed in three main subjects, while 5,034 students had failed to clear science.

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August 17, 2017 7:19 am

According to a report prepared by CPCB in March last year, the cities of Varanasi and Faridabad are the most polluted in winters, with the air quality index regularly showing the severely polluted warning sign. Delhi is at number three, as per the report.

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August 17, 2017 4:27 am

The government also decided that vendors associated with its hospitals would be paid within a month of receipt of bill, and strongly vowed that it would “never allow” a Gorakhpur-like situation to occur in the national capital.

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Bhardwaj said, “The ponds aren’t very deep, so the cranes might not be necessary. But we have spoken to the department and water minister Rajender Pal Gautam, and we don’t think it would be a problem. The department is chalking out a final plan.

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August 17, 2017 4:21 am

Last week, panic broke out among home investors after IDBI filed an insolvency plea in the Allahabad bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), stating that the company had defaulted on a loan of Rs 526 crore.

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August 17, 2017 4:16 am

The WannaCry malware attack exploits potential vulnerabilities of computer systems as hackers encrypt all files and demand ransom in exchange for unlocking them. Last year, a ransomware attack was used to target the Mumbai police system, and several files were encrypted by hackers.

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August 17, 2017 4:12 am

Taking note of the amount of paper wasted during last year’s election, the NGT had issued notice to Delhi University, the Centre and the Ministry of Environment and Forests against the wastage.

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August 17, 2017 4:07 am

“Workers get Rs 5,000 per month and helpers get Rs 2,500 per month for working six days a week... How do we run our homes?” says 33-year-old worker Shashi from Dwarka Mod.

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August 17, 2017 4:04 am

Surender Kumar, who was a salesman at a footwear showroom in Shakthi Nagar — within the limits of Roop Nagar police station — was arrested for not complying with a police circular to install a CCTV camera in the shop.

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August 17, 2017 9:44 am

The government also filed an affidavit in the Delhi High Court, stating that they have already processed the “proposal to issue showcause notices for taking over the management of schools under Section 20 read within Section 24 (4) (c ) of Delhi School Education Act 2009”.

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August 16, 2017 5:01 am

Fadnavis said the government would build 12 lakh houses in rural and 10 lakh houses in urban areas under affordable housing project by 2019. “We have started work on 3 lakh houses,” he said.

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August 16, 2017 4:57 am

While the state Public Works Department (PWD) spends crores of rupees every year to repair potholes, most resurface soon after. To resolve this problem, the government has now decided to award annual maintenance contracts for 50,000 kilometres of roads in the state.

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August 16, 2017 4:51 am

The accident had taken place when Purnekar and two other Congress leaders — Sanjay Chauphane and Ramakant Mhatre — were returning to Thane after attending a Congress party function in Aurangabad.

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August 16, 2017 4:48 am

The proposal is to permit irrigation development corporations to raise resources through such bonds, with the state government issuing guarantees for them.

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August 16, 2017 4:44 am

Reshma Dhavale, 23, whose husband Sepoy Kisan Ganesh Dhavale was martyred in January, said, “I wanted to become a police officer but now I’m going to do all I can to make my husband’s dream come true, of making my son, who is a year old, an army officer.”

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August 16, 2017 4:39 am

The department of tourism and information technology worked on the project, and the CM said it would be run on a trial basis for 15 days. "This can be further enriched with modifications based on suggestions from experts and people,” he said.

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August 16, 2017 4:37 am

Farmers had threatened to prevent ministers from hoisting the Tricolour, insisting that the honour should be given to a farmer instead. Protests were held in Nashik, Nandurbar, Beed, Pune and Aurangabad.

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August 15, 2017 6:10 am

His daughter ‘thrown off’ building, he has 1 question: How can someone do this to a human being?

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August 15, 2017 5:58 am

During interrogation, Meitei told police that he is the commander-in-chief of the organisation and had earlier been arrested by the Manipur Police. He was on the run for five years.

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August 15, 2017 5:55 am

The only disruption in Metro service will be when the convoy passes through Tilak/Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg. Train services between Indraprastha and Mandi House section of Line-3 will be put on hold briefly at the time.

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August 15, 2017 5:36 am

If Adityanath had gone to Gorakhpur Monday, he had to return either the same night or early Tuesday as he had to attend the Independence Day event in the state capital.

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August 15, 2017 5:14 am

CMRS Satish Kumar Pandey gave his approval to the LMRC after inspecting a trial run of a Metro train at the maximum operating speed of 80 kmph. He, along with senior LMRC officials, carried out the inspection on Monday.

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August 15, 2017 5:03 am

Dr Padmakar Singh, Director General (DG) Health, said, to curb the spread of the virus, the state has released an advisory to schools and officials to avoid any kind of gathering, including morning assembly until the virus is in control.

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August 15, 2017 4:49 am

In a statement on Monday, Gandhi said he will contribute Rs 5 crore from his MPLADS fund and an equal amount will be raised “personally through donations and collections from Corporate Social Responsibility funding”.

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August 15, 2017 4:43 am

“Around 4 am, police noticed a Maruti Brezza car coming towards the checkpoint. On noticing police, they increased the speed of the car and tried to escape. However, the car crashed into a divider,” Khirwar said.

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August 15, 2017 4:40 am

Both the structures are part of a three-tier plan conceptualised by the Government of Haryana and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to resolve traffic problems at three major junctions — IFFCO Chowk, Signature Tower, and Rajiv Chowk.

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August 15, 2017 4:37 am

The brawl escalated, and the two groups confronted each other on the second floor of the mall. According to police, one person, identified as Saleem, whipped out a knife and stabbed Sajjan three times, killing him.

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August 15, 2017 4:33 am

The move comes after a primary creditor to the company, Bank of Baroda, approached the NCLT with an insolvency plea against the builder over defaultiang on loans.

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August 15, 2017 4:17 am

Baijal also asked municipal bodies to redevelop and beautify one market in each ward and to encourage and incentivise shopkeepers to keep their surroundings clean

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August 15, 2017 4:15 am

Additional Sessions Judge Ashwini Kumar Sarpal, while hearing a 2015 case, said that “vague” and unspecified allegations made against the accused — that he had misbehaved with the victim by giving blow on her back — is “not sufficient” to “invoke” provisions of POCSO Act against him.

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August 15, 2017 4:10 am

As per the 2013 university ordinance, 20 points were allotted for teaching experience. One year of teaching experience is equal to four points, and in case a teacher has five years of teaching experience, he would get 20 points.