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No Drones Allowed Within 25 Km Of International Borders: Centre

No Drones Allowed Within 25 Km Of International Borders: Centre

Asian News International | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

No Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) shall be allowed to fly within 25 kilometres from the international border including the Line of Control (LoC), Line of Actual Control (LAC) and Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL), said the Civil Aviation Ministry.

Haryana Formulates Policy To Create Land Banks To Check Distress Sale By Farmers

Haryana Formulates Policy To Create Land Banks To Check Distress Sale By Farmers

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, Chandigarh

In a bid to prevent distress sale of land by farmers, the Haryana government has provided an option to them by formulating a policy to create land banks for government departments, boards and corporations, an official statement said on Thursday.

Death Count Reaches 12 In Madhya Pradesh Rain Fury, 23 Districts On Alert

Death Count Reaches 12 In Madhya Pradesh Rain Fury, 23 Districts On Alert

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, Bhopal

Twelve people have died and seven injured in various rain-related incidents in flood-ravaged Gwalior and Chambal divisions of Madhya Pradesh, officials said on Thursday, even as the IMD sounded a fresh heavy rain alert for 23 districts.

Assam Withdraws Mizoram Travel Advisory After Joint Statement On Border Peace

Assam Withdraws Mizoram Travel Advisory After Joint Statement On Border Peace

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, Guwahati

The Assam government on Thursday withdrew its travel advisory asking people not to travel to Mizoram following violence along the interstate border, officials said.

Mallikarjun Kharge, Rajnath Singh Trade Barbs Over Disruptions In Parliament

Mallikarjun Kharge, Rajnath Singh Trade Barbs Over Disruptions In Parliament

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

Rajnath Singh said he did have a phone call conversation over smooth functioning of the House with Mallikarjun Kharge.

Not Prosecuting Good Samaritans For Oxygen Distribution: Court Told

Not Prosecuting Good Samaritans For Oxygen Distribution: Court Told

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi said a draft policy has also been formed in this regard which has been accepted and approved by the concerned authorities.

Weather Office Issues Orange Alert For 6 Districts In Madhya Pradesh

Weather Office Issues Orange Alert For 6 Districts In Madhya Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued orange alert forecasting "heavy" to "very heavy" rainfall in six districts of Madhya Pradesh, as it said four districts in Delhi have recorded "large excess" rainfall this monsoon season.

India Will Follow Up With China On Indian Students' Return: S Jaishankar

India Will Follow Up With China On Indian Students' Return: S Jaishankar

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

India has taken up with Chinese authorities the issue of Indian students not being able to return to China, according to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Preparing For Worst-Case Scenario, Setting Up 37,000 Covid Beds: Delhi Minister

Preparing For Worst-Case Scenario, Setting Up 37,000 Covid Beds: Delhi Minister

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the city government was preparing for the worst-case scenario.

Grit, Guavas, <i>'Chak De'</i> Songs: Meet 'The Wall' Of Indian Women's Hockey

Grit, Guavas, 'Chak De' Songs: Meet 'The Wall' Of Indian Women's Hockey

Written by Shonakshi Chakravarty | Friday August 06, 2021, Jodkhan, Haryana

Driving out around five hours north-west of Delhi, when the landscape sheds all pretence of the urbane and starts resembling something straight out of the movie Dangal or Sultan, is the home of one of India's newest sports stars.

Won't Allow Civic Polls In State Without Backward Caste Quota: Maharashtra BJP Chief

Won't Allow Civic Polls In State Without Backward Caste Quota: Maharashtra BJP Chief

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil on Thursday said that the party would not let the state government conduct local body elections until the issue of OBC reservation is resolved.

Chhattisgarh Man Trampled To Death By Wild Elephants In Korba District

Chhattisgarh Man Trampled To Death By Wild Elephants In Korba District

Press Trust of India | Friday August 06, 2021, Korba, Chhattisgarh

A 65-year-old villager was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants on a national highway in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, a forest official said on Thursday.

Samajwadi Party Remembering Janeshwar Mishra For Political Gains: Mayawati

Samajwadi Party Remembering Janeshwar Mishra For Political Gains: Mayawati

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 05, 2021, Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday said the Samajwadi Party is now remembering the late Janeshwar Mishra after the immense success of her party's intellectual conferences.

Karnataka Chief Minister To Allocate Portfolios To Ministers On August 6

Karnataka Chief Minister To Allocate Portfolios To Ministers On August 6

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 05, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said allocation of portfolios to 29 Ministers inducted into his new cabinet, will be done on August 6.

Protesting Farmers Show Black Flags To Navjot Sidhu In Punjab

Protesting Farmers Show Black Flags To Navjot Sidhu In Punjab

Press Trust of India | Thursday August 05, 2021, Moga

Newly appointed Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu was shown black flags by farmers and contractual employees during his visit in Moga on Thursday.