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I have no religion, I'm an Indian: Amitabh Bachchan

NEW DELHI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he does not belong to any religion.

Villagers claim PMAY houses in UP given to dead & NRIs

BARABANKI (UTTAR PRADESH): The residents of the Shekhpur Alipur village in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have alleged that some houses built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) have been allotted to 'dead' persons and Non Resident Indians (NRIs).

Sukhjinder Randhawa wants all Punjab govt department coordinate to make Guru Nanak Purb memorable

CHANDIGARH: “The Punjab Government would pull out all stops to ensure that the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji is celebrated with full religious zest and vigour and the celebrations turn into memorable ones.” This was disclosed here today by the Cooperation and Jails Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa while presiding over a meeting of the various departments in connection with the celebrations besides reviewing the development projects going on at Dera Baba Nanak.

Capt Amarinder trashes Akali's bunch of lies on government performance

CHANDIGARH: Taking the Akalis head on over their baseless allegations on the achievements of his government, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday described the charges as a sign of desperation and frustration in view of the pathetic performance of the previous SAD-BJP government.

India spent nearly Rs 4Kcr on Swachh Bharat info, education: Study

NEW DELHI:  To make the Swachh Bharat Mission a success, India mobilised huge resources for information, education and communication (IEC) activities, with a new report estimating that the cash expenditure by the government, private sector, and the development community to be between Rs 3,500-4,000 crore in five years since the programme's launch.

Chidambaram moves Delhi High Court for bail

NEW DELHI: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has been arrested in INX media case, has moved High Court on Wednesday to seek bail.

Punjab Education minister releases smart school policy 2019-20

CHANDIGARH: Providing further thrust to its agenda to ensure quality and value-based education for all, Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Thursday unveiled the Smart Schools Policy 2019-20 terming it as a major step which would augment the existing infrastructure thereby revolutionising the education sector in state.

Humanify Foundation launched campaign “Paavni” on menstruation & personal hygiene

NEW DELHI: Humanify Foundation, one of the leading NGO in the country, has launched a unique national campaign “Paavni” through their first 'Paavni' workshop held at Shahbad dairy, Rohini, New Delhi recently. Around 200 female and 50 males attended the workshop wherein know-how on how to handle menstruation & personal hygiene while periods, etc. has been shared through interactive and engaging training methods to empower women & other segments of society.

Irani inaugurates 1,000th 'Nand Ghar' in Amethi

AMETHI: Smriti Irani, Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 1,000th Nand Ghar at Gauriganj in her parliamentary constituency Amethi.

Punjab Government issues Rs.4.5 cr to Flood hit Districts

CHANDIGARH: On the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, State government has released Rs. 4.50 crore to the five flood-affected districts of the State, informed Mr. GS Kangar, Revenue Minister Punjab.

Punjab Government issues Post Flood Action Plan

CHANDIGARH: On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh,  a the Post Flood Action Plan with exhaustive guidelines has been issued to District Administration Jalandhar to save human lives and animals from diseases and to restore normalcy.

After breach, Mumbai airport security to be tightened

MUMBAI:  The CISF and Mumbai Police will further beef up security both inside and outside the Mumbai airport after Thursday's mega-security breach when a 'mentally ill' person jumped over a wall to take a stroll beneath a Spicejet aircraft, official sources said here on Friday.

Collection centres open in UAE for flood-hit Kerala

DUBAI:  Indian expats from Kerala in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have opened collection centres for donations to support the thousands of displaced families in their flood-hit state, the media reported on Tuesday.

Goa to be made ODF by August 31: Chief Minister

PANAJI:  Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said the government's target is to make the state Open Defecation Free (ODF) by August 31, and has proposed levying fines on those defecating in the open after the deadline.

Study recommends RO plants only in problematic villages

HYDERABAD: National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) has recommended that Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants be set up only in the villages that have water quality problems so as to avoid high costs and maintenance burden.

Nearing completion Swachh Bharat sees cut in allocation: Official

NEW DELHI:  Governments much publicised Swachh Bharat Mission aiming to enhance the level of sanitation in India and make the country open defecation free (ODF) seems to be on its way out making way as other important schemes on solid waste management and drinking water is expected to get higher funding.

Tejas is 1st Lucknow-Delhi train to be run by private players

LUCKNOW: The first train, operated by private players, to be run between Lucknow and Delhi will be the Tejas Express.

Tejas is 1st Lucknow-Delhi train to be run by private players

LUCKNOW: The first train, operated by private players, to be run between Lucknow and Delhi will be the Tejas Express.

Minister warns action against Pradhan's failing to utilise funds of 14th FC

SHIMLA: Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virender Kanwar has expressed concern that Gram Panchayats are failing to spend the funds provided under 14th Finance Commission in a stipulated time period.

Yogi's push to tourism in UP

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has reviewed the performance of the state tourism department and directed measures to boost tourism.


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