Daily Newsletter

May 25,2018

Nipah virus claims 10 lives in Kerala, two serious
The toll due to the Nipah virus (NiP), presently identified in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram, rose to 10 on Tuesday even as the Central and state governments scrambled to contain its outbreak.
Nine dead in police firing in Toothukudi as Sterlite protests turn violent
Nine people, including a girl, died on Tuesday in police firing after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the District Collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company.
Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa orders suspension of 4 officers
The Jail Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has ordered the suspension of 4 officers in the matter pertaining to the fleeing of 2 prisoners from the Ludhiana Central Jail recently. The minister took the action after an enquiry ordered into the incident found the officers in absolute negligence
Punjab Vigilance Bureau nabs Assistant Lineman taking bribe
State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an assistant lineman of PSPCL red handed and registered a bribery case against a medical officer and ward servant of civil hospital  Ferozepur city.
Punjab government ensures timely pension release for 5th consecutive month
Adhering to its commitment of ensuring timely disbursement under various social welfare schemes, the Punjab Government, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, has made timely disbursement of social security pension for the fifth consecutive month, while also clearing all the AMRUT funds, totalling Rs. 234 crore,
Railways spending Rs 9,000 cr on 43 northeast projects: Minister
The Railways is executing 43 projects at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore to extend rail connectivity in the border areas of northeast India and with other parts of the country, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said here on Tuesday.
Gestational diabetes may increase risk of kidney damage
Gestational diabetes -- high blood sugar condition during pregnancy -- may cause early-stage kidney damage that can later lead to chronic kidney diseases among women, reported a study.
New air passenger-friendly norms soon
Domestic air passengers will soon be able to avail of full refunds and additional compensation for flight delays/cancellations as the government on Tuesday put in the public domain a new 'passenger charter' for eliciting comments/suggestions before notifying them.
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