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Seven of Ghaziabad family booked for Rs 50-crore cheating

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New Delhi, Sep. 13 (IANS): Seven members of a Ghaziabad family have been booked on charge of duping over 50 persons of Rs 50 crore through Ponzi schemes, police said on Wednesday. A manhunt has been launched to arrest the accused, who were absconding for the last three months, a senior police officer said. Police […]

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Scaling Up Core Micronutrient Interventions: It’s $12 bn Vs $574 mn

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By Amit Kapoor | IANS Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, was quoted as saying: “If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.” Sadly, even today 248 million children across the globe are suffering from one or the other form of malnourishment — stunting, wasting and obesity. It accounts for 45 per […]

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HC adjourns hearing on Ryan trustees bail plea

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Mumbai, Sep. 13 (IANS): The Bombay High Court on Wednesday adjourned, till Thursday morning, the hearing in the anticipatory bail plea filed by Ryan International School trustees in a case involving the murder of a Class 2 student at their Gurugram branch. The adjournment follows an intervention application — filed by the father of seven-year-old […]

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Creamy layer income cap for OBCs raised to Rs 8 lac. per annum

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New Delhi, Sep. 13 (PTI): The ‘creamy layer’ ceiling for OBC reservation has been raised to Rs 8 lakh from the existing Rs 6 lakh per year, according to an official order issued today. This means that children of persons having a gross annual income of Rs 8 lakh or above for a period of […]

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Exploding population hampering sustainable development — Naqvi

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New Delhi, Sep. 13 (IANS): Growing population across the world is becoming the biggest hurdle in the way of sustainable development, and leaders and social activists will have to join hands to create awareness in this connection, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Wednesday. Addressing MPs and leaders from the social sector […]

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Modi to inaugurate world’s second biggest dam on September 17

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Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Sep. 13 (IANS): Fifty-six years after the foundation stone for the Sardar Sarovar Dam was laid by then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in Narmada district’s Kevadia, the dam, one of India’s biggest, will be finally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17, which is also his birthday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay […]

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Viswema Catholic youths observe ‘Youth Day’

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Dimapur, Sep 13 (EMN): Viswema Catholic Youth Association (VCYA) celebrated its 41st Annual Youth Day on September 10 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Viswema, on the theme “My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways” (Proverbs 23:26). Rev. Fr. Charles D’Sauza, parish priest of Mary Help of Christians Parish, […]

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Assam Rifles nab one ‘arms dealer’

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Dimapur, Sep 13 (EMN): Basing on specific information regarding presence of an arms dealer, 32 Assam Rifles and State police representative launched an operation in Signal Basti, Dimapur, on September 11 and arrested one person with arms and contraband drugs.

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Training on digital payment held at Angjangyang

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Dimapur, Sep 13 (EMN): Panchayat level capacity building on digital payment for Angjangyang RD Block was held on September 12 at BDO office, Mon. Er. Ravi Ranjan Kumar, District Informatics Officer, Mon, and resource person, stressed on the need of going digital as it provides transparency in the system,

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Organisations condemn Sep 11 incident

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Dimapur, Sep 13 (EMN): Khiamniungan Tribal Council (KTC) and the Old and New Pangsha village councils have jointly condemned the attack on 15 Assam Rifles by suspected NSCN (K) faction on September 11 at International Trade Centre (ITC) Dan in Pangsha under Noklak sub-division, Tuensang district, in which three security forces were injured. KTC, while […]

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