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Girls Fall Ill at Government Hostel in Barwani, Madhya Pradesh Recently, over 40 girls residing at a government hostel in Barwani, Madhya Pradesh, fell ill and had to be hospitalized. Out of the 40 girls, 10 were admitted to the hospital while the rest were discharged after receiving initial treatment, according to a health official. The incident occurred at Kasturba Kanya Ashram in Niwali, with girls reporting symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, and fever. Five girls had to be transferred to the district hospital for further evaluation. Officials are currently awaiting medical reports to determine the cause of the illness. In…

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At a recent party rally in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Sharad Pawar highlighted the transformation of the area into an industrial hub, crediting late Y B Chavan for the initiative. He emphasized the need for continued development to make Maharashtra a premier destination for trade and industry, especially with the upcoming assembly elections in October. Pawar praised the growth of Pimpri-Chinchwad as an automobile hub and the emergence of IT centers in areas like Hinjewadi and Chakan in the Pune district. He also mentioned the government’s efforts in bringing jobs to the youth and transforming the region into a thriving IT sector. During…

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Amidst violence in Bangladesh, 284 more individuals arrived in India through the Dawki integrated check post in Meghalaya. Among them, 168 are from Nepal and 115 are from India, including students from Meghalaya and one from Canada. In total, 953 people have crossed over in three days from India, Nepal, and Bhutan due to the ongoing agitation in Bangladesh. The protesters in Bangladesh are demanding reform to the quota system for government jobs, sparking violence in Dhaka. Similarly, over 40 students from Assam have returned from Bangladesh, with the state government ensuring their safety by coordinating with the Ministry of…

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Tamil Nadu sets up helplines for stranded Tamils in violence-hit Bangladesh Chennai: In response to the ongoing violence in Bangladesh, Tamil Nadu has set up helplines for the stranded Tamils living in the affected areas to enable their safe return, as announced by the government on Saturday. The Indian High Commission has advised Indians in Bangladesh to limit public movement for their safety, as stated in an official release from the Public and Rehabilitation Department. Under the directives of Chief Minister M K Stalin, the Commissionerate of Rehabilitation and Welfare of Non-Resident Tamils is working closely with the Indian High…

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A man was arrested in Ahmedabad, Gujarat for flaunting his illegal liquor business on social media. Ashraf Pathan, a repeat offender with multiple prohibition cases, was seen in a viral Facebook video boasting about his activities with liquor bottles in the background. After the video attracted police attention, Pathan was taken into custody for interrogation. He claimed to have filmed the video at a liquor store in Ajmer, Rajasthan, and posted it as a social media reel. Due to the misleading nature of the video, Pathan was charged under section 292 of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita for creating public nuisance.…

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In a surprising act of respect, NCP (SP) chief Sharad Pawar stood up in the presence of his estranged nephew and Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar during an official meeting in Pune. This gesture of following protocol was praised by Sharad Pawar’s daughter and Baramati MP Supriya Sule, who encouraged all political workers to learn from her father’s example. Despite the strained family relationship, the 83-year-old Pawar attended a meeting of the District Planning and Development Council as a Rajya Sabha member. When Ajit Pawar, the guardian minister of the district, entered to chair the meeting, Sharad Pawar, like…

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Assistant Teachers Protest in Ranchi Police in Ranchi used tear gas and mild lathi-charge to disperse assistant teachers protesting outside Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s residence for better pay and recognition as government employees. The teachers gathered at Morabadi ground with the demand for ‘equal pay for equal work’ and status upgrade. Assistant teachers currently earn between Rs 17,000 to Rs 23,000, but they are demanding a new pay scale that would increase their cumulative salary to around Rs 45,000. Despite the police intervention, a delegation managed to meet with state education minister Baidyanath Ram to discuss their grievances, who promised…

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The parents of Agniveer soldier Nikhil Dhadwal, who tragically passed away in Kashmir, are calling for an inquiry into his death to seek justice. Nikhil, a dedicated soldier in the army, was from the first batch of Agniveers and had served for two years. Nikhil’s father, Daler Singh, a taxi driver, received the devastating news of his son’s injury and subsequent death. The family is urging President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding Nikhil’s passing. Emotional scenes unfolded as Nikhil’s body was laid to rest in his village with full…

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Maulana Arshad Madani Criticizes Orders Along Kanwar Yatra Route New Delhi: Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind chief Maulana Arshad Madani has strongly criticized the orders issued by the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments to eateries along the Kanwar Yatra route. The directive requires all eateries to display their owners’ names, which Madani has called “discriminatory and communal”. Madani, who leads one faction of the Jamiat, described the order as a political move disguised under the pretext of religion. He emphasized that such measures could lead to the exploitation of anti-national elements and damage communal harmony. The Jamiat leader raised concerns about the violation…

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Are you a homebuyer looking for more tax benefits? Or perhaps a builder seeking incentives to develop low-cost homes? Look no further! The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (Credai) has recommended various measures to the government in the upcoming Budget to boost the real estate sector. Credai President Boman Irani emphasized the importance of streamlining approval processes, reintroducing the credit linked subsidy scheme (CLSS), and increasing interest exemptions for homebuyers. The real estate sector is hopeful for measures to boost sentiment, including granting industry status and rejuvenating affordable housing. PropEquity CEO Samir Jasuja highlighted the need for…

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