New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Politicos welcomed Congress President Sonia Gandhi's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi which asked the PM to act swiftly on the abandoned Indians in Iraq. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the NDA government failed to take counter of the situation in the middle-east and save the citizens of India. Meanwhile, CPI leader D Raja said that every party is trying and should try to get back the stranded Indians from violence hit Iraq.Jun 20, 2014
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Political leaders reacted differently as Congress is likely to remove the chief ministers of Maharashtra, Haryana, Assam on Friday. Party leader Rashid Alvi said that it is the decision of the party high command. JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that changing the CMs won't change things, but the party should re-work on its principles. CPI leader D Raja said that it is for the Congress party to assess on their further proceedings and on how to gain the confidence of people. Meanwhile, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that whatever the Congress party does, BJP will come to power in all states and changing the CMs won't show any positive change.Jun 20, 2014
Bangalore, June 20 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that the ministry cannot do anything in the Campa Cola society crisis in Mumbai after the Supreme Court's orders. Naidu said that he sympathized with the residents but cannot take anything to save them. He added that the officials are trying if anything can be done to save the residents.Jun 20, 2014
Althouth the state govt. has made tremendous efforts to upgrade the education standard in kashmir valley but still lot more needs to be done in the rural areas. One such example is of govt. middle school saderkot payeen in north kashmirs bandipora district.The school has no fencing and the students face a tough time without a well maintained play ground.
24x7 Ambulance service is now available for common people in hilly district Doda. District hospital, Doda has 28 new ambulances which are at your service by just (102) dialed away. The health department is giving this service to people of Doda after observetion that district is accident prone and referral cases are very high here.
Lack of facilities at the waterfall tourist spot in Ganderbal district annoys the visiting tourists as they demand more facilities so that this new tourist spot is developed in a good way and attract more and more tourists. A beautiful waterfall point is situated in Ganderbal district and nowadays has become a major attraction for tourist who visits this place on way to Sonamarg. But due to lack of sitting facilities, parking and other things tourists are annoyed.Jun 20, 2014
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Talking about the increasing inflation rate, Market Expert Akash Jindal said that the ongoing Iraq crisis and the El Nino effect has further the inflation rate to this high. He also said that government should work to curb the same and free the people from the impact of the same. Jindal said that the prices of crude oil will increase due to situations in Iraq following which other food items and articles will also get costlier. He also said that government should try and stop hoarding and black marketing and therefore try to minimize the impact of these problems soon.Jun 20, 2014
Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) senior legislator and a sixth-time MLA from Guntur district Kodela Sivaprasada Rao was on Friday, 20 June, elected unanimously as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh.Jun 20, 2014
New Delhi, June 20(ANI): Union Public Service Commission aspirants staged a protest on Friday outside the residence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh, demanding a four-year age relaxation in the examinations of these services. The protesters also demanded the removal of CSATs.
Recently, the UPSC has effected major changes in norms of civil services examination and has given two more attempts for the aspirants. It has also given a relative age relaxations from this year onwards.
There is, however, no restriction on number of attempts by a candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories.Jun 20, 2014
Bijapur, June 20(ANI): : A four-year-old girl, who fell in a 300-feet borewell in Dyaberi village near Nagatana, Bijapur, died on Thursday. Akshata's lifeless body was brought to the surface by rescuers almost 50 hours after the child's ordeal started. The incident, which sparked a massive rescue mission, happened while Akshata was walking home on Tuesday with her father, who is a farm labourer. Bijapur district incharge minister M.B. Patil refused to give details about the girl’s death, but said that case have been filed against the officials. He reiterated that if the diggers were unable to find water after digging borewells it was their responsibility to close it as well.Jun 20, 2014
Mumbai, June 20(ANI): The residents of the Campa Cola Society are worried about their future, as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will begin its demolition today.
The BMC is preparing to cut off water, electricity and gas supply to the illegal buildings While the residents are carrying out a puja before yet another face-off against the authorities, the municipal corporation has chalked out a plan for the demolition process. BMC had earlier given a May 2 deadline to the residents by which the residents failed to evict their homes..Jun 20, 2014
New Delhi, June 20(ANI): US President Barack Obama has decided to send 300 additional U.S. Special Operations troops to assist in Iraq's fight against advancing ISIS militants. Obama said that he is sending up to 300 US military advisers to Iraq, but made clear that he will continue to hold back more substantive support till its deemed necessary. He further said that the troops are being deployed to better assess the situation on the ground, where forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have moved ever nearer to Baghdad. He added that the US will be prepared to take "targeted and precise military action" if and when the situation on the ground requires it. Though the possibility of US air strikes against a militant insurgency is still open, he insisted that the US troops would not return to combat in Iraq.Jun 20, 2014
Washington , June 20(ANI): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key to the State Department at a meeting where Iraq topped their agenda. Kerry then addressed the news that President Barack Obama is sending him to the Middle East to step up diplomatic efforts with allies and partners to address the growing insurgency in Iraq. The Obama administration will also send as many as 300 military advisers to Iraq to help train local security forces. Kerry also echoed the administration's call for the establishment of a more inclusive, unity government in Iraq.Jun 20, 2014
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