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February 12, 2020

14 feared dead in bus-truck collision on Agra-Lucknow expressway near Firozabad

Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 13 (ANI): At least 14 persons were feared dead when a bus collided with a truck here on the Agra-Lucknow expressway on Wednesday night."A double-decker private bus rammed into a stationary truck on Agra-Lucknow expressway at around 10 pm in the night. The bus driver did not take notice of the truck and hit it from behind. There were 40-45 passengers in the bus. There are many casualties and several people got injured. Around 10-14 casualties may be there," Sachindra Patel, SSP, Firozabad…

AP CM seeks Special Category Status; funds for Polavaram

New Delhi , Feb 13: (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in New Delhi on Wednesday and discussed various issues related to the state including the release of funds to Polavaram Project and Special Category Status (SCS) to the state.In a meeting that lasted over 100 minutes, the Chief Minister invited the Prime Minister to the historic event of the distribution of 25 lakh house-site pattas to the landless poor in the state on Telugu New Year day Ugadi on…

All cabinet ministers in UP will be given iPads

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 13 (ANI): On the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, all ministers will be given iPads to make them techno-savvy.With this, the next cabinet meeting is planned to be paperless. The cabinet meeting which is scheduled to be held next week will be done using iPads. (ANI)

DRI seizes gold worth Rs 1 crore at Hyderabad, Mumbai airports, nab 8 persons

Hyderabad/Mumbai (Telangana/Maharashtra) , Feb 13 (ANI): In three separate cases at Hyderabad and Mumbai airports, smuggled gold weighing 2.512 kgs worth Rs one crore was seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Customs officials.Acting on specific intelligence that a passenger travelling from Dubai to Hyderabad would be carrying a suitcase having smuggled gold concealed in it, officers of DRI launched an operation on February 11 and intercepted three persons at the exit gate of Rajiv Gandhi International…

Court allows Delhi Police to take voice samples of Sharjeel Imam

New Delhi , Feb 13 (ANI): The court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) on Wednesday allowed Delhi police to take the voice samples of activist Sharjeel Imam.Sharjeel Imam was arrested on sedition charges for allegedly making hate speeches.Sharjeel is currently in judicial custody and will be produced at Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) on February 13, after the direction of the court.The court of CMM Purushottam Pathak while allowing Delhi Police application noted the submission of Delhi Police that Imam has…
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