Weekly markets in Nainital to promote self-help group products | Dehradun News

NAINITAL: Weekly markets will be set up across Nainital district for marketing and promoting products of local self-help groups under the “Vocal for Local” drive, district magistrate Dhiraj Garbyal said on Wednesday. Garbyal said a weekly market has already been opened in the municipality complex of Bhowali and such markets will also be set up … Read more

2 workers from West Bengal killed as electric tower collapses in Meerut | Meerut News

MEERUT: Two daily wage workers died and six others were injured after an under construction electricity tower collapsed in the outskirts of Ajrana village under Mundali police station area of Meerut on Wednesday. Those who died have been identified as Mohd Hasrat (25) and Mohd Azmal (24), both residents of Gouripur area of Malda district … Read more

Madras HC refuses to stay Tamil Nadu law on online rummy | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Madras high court has refused to stay the Ordinance promulgated by the Tamil Nadu government banning online rummy and poker played for stakes. The first bench of Acting Chief Justice T Raja and Justice D Krishnakumar wondered how a stay could be granted even before the ordinance comes into force. The court, however, suggested … Read more

Gujarat assembly elections 2022: AAP says nominee ‘abducted’; neta emerges, opts out of poll | Gujarat Election News

SURAT: Kanchanlal Jariwala, an AAP nominee for the Surat East seat reportedly kidnapped on Tuesday, resurfaced the next day to withdraw from the fray. The AAP brass claimed Jariwala backed out under duress from BJP, an allegation he purportedly denied in a video and blamed AAP workers for his decision instead, alleging they refused to … Read more

Art & craft from poll states Himachal, Gujarat f ill India’s gift hamper for G20 | India News

NEW DELHI: PM Modi greeted the world leaders at the G20 Summit with gifts highlighting India’s culture and arts, mostly from Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, the two states which are going to the polls. Modi gifted Kangra miniature paintings to US President Joe Biden portraying ‘Shringar Rasa’ or depiction of love on a natural backdrop. … Read more

Supreme Court: ‘Juvenile’ accused in Kathua case an adult | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the juvenility of a Kathua gang-rape-murder case accused, ordering him to face trial as an adult and suggested a relook at the efficacy of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, while expressing serious concern over the trend of minors escaping with lenient punishment even after committing grave and … Read more

Surgery without anaesthesia in Bihar hospital: Pinned down by four people and shrieking, women operated on | India News

PATNA: Around 24 village women who had opted for tubectomy at two state-run public health centres in Bihar‘s Khagaria over the weekend were allegedly made to undergo the surgical procedure to prevent pregnancy without anaesthesia, leaving them awake and writhing in pain on the operating table. The standard practice for tubectomy is to use local … Read more

After missed Diwali deadline, PM Modi, UK PM Rishi Sunak bid to revive FTA | India News

After India and the UK missed the Diwali deadline for the free trade agreement under discussion, PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Rishi Sunak in a meeting on Wednesday backed a trade deal which, according to the UK, has the potential to unlock investment and increase jobs in both the countries, and to expand their … Read more