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Lt Gen Harpal Singh, an alumni of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla has been appointed Director General Border Roads. He was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers on 1982. He later commanded a Border Roads Task Force in Jammu and Kashmir valley. He has also been the Chief Engineer of Project...
In Manipur, two BSF personnel were killed and a woman critically injured in a bomb blast at Imphal today. Police sources said, the blast took place at around 2:45 near the CRPF outpost gate at Koirengei under Heingang Police Station in Imphal East. The outpost is situated nearby BSF Sectoral...
Lieutenant General Dewan Rabindranath Soni, an Armoured Corps officer of 1979 batch, assumed command of the Indian Army’s Pune-based Southern Command on Friday. The solemn ceremony commenced with wreath laying by the General Officer at the National War Memorial, Pune to pay homage to the martyrs and later reviewed an...
Veteran theatre artist, director, and pioneer of Children’s Theatre in Maharashtra, Sudha Karmarkar died in Mumbai today due to old age. She was 83. Karmarkar founded the children’s theatre in Mumbai which is known as ‘Bal Rangbhumi- Little Theatre’ and directed various plays for children. She not only directed the...
President Ramnath Kovind would be the chief guest at the valedictory function of the World Telugu Conference to be organised in Hyderabad by the Telangana government from December 15 to 19. An official release said in Hyderabad that Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest for the...
The Haryana government today announced setting up of a committee to find a solution to polluted water flowing in Yamuna river affecting the four districts of the state. Announcing this, Chief Minister Manohar Lal said, the committee, led by State Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Om Parkash Dhankhar, will...
In Uttarakhand nine people were killed in road accident at chalthi area in Champawat district today. The accident occurred early this morning when a jeep ferrying passengers fell into a deep gorge near Sawala devi temple. The ill fated jeep was on its way from Tanakpur to Pithoragarh. Chief minister Trivandra Singh...
A unique, first-of-its-kind, floating market has come up in Patuli in Kolkata. The market is similar to the ones on Dal Lake in Srinagar and in Bangkok. The project is being implemented by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). There are 228 stalls, set up on 114 boats, with zone-wise demarcations...
In Arunachal Pradesh, five Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans were killed and several others were seriously injured after a huge boulder fell on their vehicle in Lower Siang district yesterday. The incident occurred when a bus carrying 20 ITBP personnel of 49 Battalion was hit by a huge rock that...
In Uttarakhand, Saubhagya Yojana was launched at Pavilion Ground in Dehradun today. Union Minister of State for Energy R.K. Singh along with Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the scheme to be implemented in all the districts of Uttarakhand. As many as one thousand beneficiaries were given free electricity...