Heavy rains batter Gujarat: 25,000 evacuated to safety

hevyrainsAt least 25,000 people have been evacuated to safety in various parts of Gujarat as heavy rains continued to lash in the state. Several districts in the north and central parts of Gujarat witnessed heavy rains.

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30,000 cases of tax evasions under IT department’s lens

TaxmanThere are nearly 30,000 cases of tax evasion that are being probed by the Income Tax department.

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7 Hurriyat leaders arrested for money laundering by NIA

arrestThe National Investigation Agency has arrested 7 Hurriyat leaders in connection with a money laundering case. The NIA has arrested Nayeem Khan, Bitta Karate, Altaf Fantosh among others. The NIA had expressed its inability to interrogate these persons as they were in preventive custody. The NIA had made a formal request to arrest these persons for questioning.

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Mayawati plays numbers game again: This time it is 18

maywa1BSP supremo, Mayawati who resigned from the Rajya Sabha has decided to hold rallies on the 18th of every month. She has decided to make the 18th of every month a significant date as it was on July 18 that she resigned from the Rajya Sabha.

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Ram Nath Kovind to be sworn in as President of India today

ramnathkovind2aRam Nath Kovind will take oath as the 14th President of India today. He will be sworn in by Chief Justice of India, J S Khehar at the Central Hall of Parliament on today.

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Fast processing of some H-1B visas allowed by US

visaThe US government said that it would resume fast processing of H-1B visas requested by institutions of higher education and non-profit and governmental research organizations. US President Donald Trump had signed an executive order in April in which he called for a review of the H-1B programme. The visa allows foreigners with certain skills to work on a temporary basis in the US.

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Will hang officials upside down if they don’t clear files fast: MP CM Chouhan

MP CM  Shivraj Singh Chouhan at  MP Conference-2017Will hang you upside down if there are delays in clearing routine revenue matters, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

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With half sanctioned strength and obsolete weapons, UP police is a mess

up-police-1aObsolete weapons, half the manpower and outdated communication technology is how the Comptroller and Auditor General has described the Uttar Pradesh police. The CAG report titled ‘Performance Audit of Modernisation and Strengthening of Police Forces’ also said that forensic science labs in the state were ill-equipped to handle increasing number of requests for examination of samples for investigation.

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SC refuses to re-open cases of Kashmiri Pandit killings

supremeThe Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition that sought to re-open 215 cases in which Kashmiri Pandits were killed. The court observed that it would be difficult to obtain evidence after 27 years and hence the cases could not be re-opened.

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Give up your illusions, China’s army tells India amidst Doklam standoff

chin-indDon’t harbour illusions the Chinese military on Monday told India. The largest armed force in the world, People’s Liberation Army, the world’s largest armed force, said its capability to protect China’s territory was “indomitable” and it was ready to step up deployment on the Doklam plateau.

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