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January 9, 2020

Privatisation will strengthen the civil aviation sector: Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi , Jan 10 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday that privatisation will strengthen the civil aviation sector in the country."We are currently in the process of a privatisation programme for our flight carriers. According to projections, privatisation will strengthen the civil aviation sector and contribute to the expansion of the sector both in the short and medium term," Puri said at the curtain raiser event for WINGS India 2020.The Union Minister expressed confidence that the…

Visually impaired Tapaswini Das cracks Odisha civil service exam despite all odds

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Jan 10 (ANI): Despite all odds, visually impaired student Tapaswini Das has cleared the Odisha Civil Service Examination 2018 conducted by the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC).With her determination to achieve her goals, she secured 161st position in the exam for which over five lakh candidates had appeared and only 218 have qualified.A native of Bhubaneswar, Tapaswini lost her vision due to alleged negligence of a Doctor during her eye surgery when she was a student of second standard."When I…

FIR registered against AMU students for raising “indecent slogans”

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan 10 (ANI): Aligarh police have registered an unnamed First Information Report (FIR) against over two dozen students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for allegedly raising indecent slogans during a protest here on Thursday.Sharing details of the case, Anil Samania, Circle Officer (CO) of Aligarh Civil Lines, said, "Students of AMU had formed a human chain in protest. 25-30 students raised indecent slogans. A video for the same went viral on social media. Based on that, an FIR has been registered…

BJP leader accuses Mamata Banerjee of turning West Bengal into “terrorist state”

Bardhaman (West Bengal) , Jan 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Rahul Sinha on Thursday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of turning the state into a 'hub for terrorists'."Mamata Banerjee is turning West Bengal into a terrorist state. That is why the people of the state gave her 18 slaps on her face. They will give the last slap in the year 2021 and she will go away," Sinha told reporters at an event here.The BJP had secured 18 seats in the 2019 general elections in West Bengal, where…

Wrong medicine kills girl, man held for running clinic without degree

New Delhi , Jan 10 (ANI): Following the death of a 13-year-old girl after allegedly being given the wrong medicine, Delhi police have arrested a man for practicing as a doctor without having any such qualification.A complaint regarding the death of the 13-year-old girl was given by the victim's father Bachchu Paswan on Wednesday who has alleged that her daughter had died because of wrong medicines/injections given by the alleged Doctor Banshi Lal, having a clinic at Sanjay Colony.During the course of enquiry alleged Doctor…
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