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West Bengal Budget Session To Begin From July 2 With Governor Dhankhar's Address

West Bengal Budget Session To Begin From July 2 With Governor Dhankhar's Address

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Kolkata

The budget session of the West Bengal Assembly will begin from July 2 with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's address, Speaker Biman Banerjee said on Tuesday.

Illegal Liquor Manufacturing Unit Raided In Punjab; 3 Arrested

Illegal Liquor Manufacturing Unit Raided In Punjab; 3 Arrested

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Patiala

Punjab Police on Tuesday busted an illegal liquor manufacturing unit in the state with the arrest of three persons from Shagun Vihar area in Patiala, officials said.

Jharkhand Extends Service Terms Of Retiring Doctors By Up To 10 Months To Fight Covid

Jharkhand Extends Service Terms Of Retiring Doctors By Up To 10 Months To Fight Covid

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Ranchi

Facing a shortage of medical professionals as it fights against the coronavirus pandemic in the state, Jharkhand today approved one-time extension of services of retiring government doctors by up to 10 months, a government official said.

"Don't Want Anyone To Derail Talks": Alert In Valley Before PM Meets J&K Leaders

"Don't Want Anyone To Derail Talks": Alert In Valley Before PM Meets J&K Leaders

Written by Neeta Sharma , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Ahead of the June 24 meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and representatives from 14 political parties from Jammu and Kashmir, a core group of security met in Srinagar today to discuss the situation in the Union Territory.

4 Die In Uttar Pradesh Village After Inhaling Toxic Gas Released By Dung Cakes

4 Die In Uttar Pradesh Village After Inhaling Toxic Gas Released By Dung Cakes

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Moradabad

Three members of a family among four men were found dead in the basement of a cement store in Rajpur Kesaria village under Dilari police station area, police said on Tuesday.

Home Guard Borsing Bay Assists Assam Police's War On Drugs; Draws Praise

Home Guard Borsing Bay Assists Assam Police's War On Drugs; Draws Praise

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Diphu/ Nagaon

The Assam Police is leading the war on drugs from the front over the past couple of months and the honesty of a Home Guard which led to the recovery of illegal drugs worth Rs 12 crore has drawn appreciation from the Director General of Police.

Drones Being Used To Infiltrate Weapons, Drugs In India: General Bipin Rawat

Drones Being Used To Infiltrate Weapons, Drugs In India: General Bipin Rawat

ANI | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Ceasefire is holding along the Line of Control (LoC) so far but the internal peace process is being disrupted by "infiltration of weapons and drugs using drones", Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said today.

UP Unit Of Congress Meets To Discuss Poll Strategy

UP Unit Of Congress Meets To Discuss Poll Strategy

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Lucknow

UPCC chief Ajay Kumar Lallu on Tuesday held a meeting of senior Congress leaders and former MLAs at the party headquarters in Lucknow to deliberate on the Congress' strategy for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections next year.

Ex-Mumbai Top Cop Fined Rs 5,000 For Not Appearing Before Government-Appointed Panel

Ex-Mumbai Top Cop Fined Rs 5,000 For Not Appearing Before Government-Appointed Panel

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Mumbai

A commission headed by a retired High Court judge on Tuesday imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh for not appearing before it despite its summons.

Railways Completes Valsad Road Over Bridge On Gujarat Corridor In Record 20 Days

Railways Completes Valsad Road Over Bridge On Gujarat Corridor In Record 20 Days

Asian News International | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

In a record time of 20 days, the Indian Railways has completed the construction of Valsad Road Over Bridge (ROB) on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) in Gujarat.

Case Against 200 People After Haryana Minister Misses Meeting Due To Protest Against Farm Laws

Case Against 200 People After Haryana Minister Misses Meeting Due To Protest Against Farm Laws

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Ambala

The Haryana police have booked over 200 people protesting against the three central farm laws here a day ago during which they had blocked a road, forcing a state minister to skip a scheduled meeting in Ambala.

Trinamool Slams Centre Over "Penalty Proceedings" Against Bengal Bureaucrat

Trinamool Slams Centre Over "Penalty Proceedings" Against Bengal Bureaucrat

Asian News International | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Kolkata

TMC today slammed the Centre for its decision to hold major "penalty proceedings" against ex-Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay, who is now the advisor to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, under All India Service (Discipline and Appeal) Rules.

"Impacting Taxpayers": Finance Minister To Infosys On I-T Portal Glitches

"Impacting Taxpayers": Finance Minister To Infosys On I-T Portal Glitches

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has expressed her disappointment over the glitches in the new Income Tax portal at a meeting with Infosys officials.

Tribal Products From India Turn Heads At Event In New York's Times Square

Tribal Products From India Turn Heads At Event In New York's Times Square

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Stalls showcasing tribal products were the centre of attraction at an event organised by the Consulate General of India in New York to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, the Union Tribal Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.

Congress To Participate In All-Party Meeting Convened By PM Modi

Congress To Participate In All-Party Meeting Convened By PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Jammu

The Congress will attend the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday, its Jammu and Kashmir unit spokesperson Ravinder Sharma said on Tuesday.