Hyderabad Wins World Green City 2022 Award

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Hyderabad Wins World Green City Award, Only Indian City To Win Title

Telangan's Capital, Hyderabad secured 'World Green City" title at the International Association of Horticulture Producers (AIPH) World Green City Awards 2022 held in Jeju, South Korea. As per sources, Hyderabad is the only Indian city to make it to the list of World's Green City and win the award. With this, Hyderabad beat cities like Paris, Mexico City, Montreal, Fortaleza and Bogota to be adjudged the grand winner.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 03:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hyderabad, Telangana, KCR Government, World Green City Award, South Korea

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Jammu and Kashmir Govt

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J&K Administration Dismisses 4 Govt Employees Amid Anti-National Activities

In Jammu and Kashmir administration, four government employees, including police personnel, a bank manager were dismissed from services. On October 15, the administration fired the employees for their alleged involvement in anti-national activities, said a spokesperson. The dismissal orders were made under Article 311 of the Constitution of India.  The Article provide dismissal of employed in civil capacities under a Union or a state for anti-national activities.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 02:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Anti-national activities, Govt Employees, Jammu and Kashmir, Govt Administration, civil services

Tehran

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John Abraham And Manushi Chhillar Starrer "Tehran" Wraps Shoot, Makers Share Video

Directed by Arun Gopalan, his film "Tehran" concluded its shooting, announced the makers on October 15. Starring Bollywood actor John Abraham and Miss World turned Bollywood actress Manushi Chhillar is a suspense thriller, likely to release early next year. The film's wrap was announced in a creative and interesting video format, said to be film's clip. In the shared video, John was having rugged look, whereas Manushi was looking stunning.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 01:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tehran, Manushi Chhillar, Shoot Wrapped, Arun Gopalan, Indian Cinema

GN Saibaba

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Supreme Court Suspends Bombay HC Orders Of Acquitting GN Saibaba In Maoist Link Case

In a special hearing, the Supreme Court (SC) suspended the October 14, orders of the Bombay HC acquitting ex Delhi University (DU) professor GN Saibaba in Maoist Link Case. On October 15, the SC bench reviewed a plea filed by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) challenging the Nagpur bench verdict. Notably, Saibaba and four others were convicted by a session court in 2017, for having links with Maoist case.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ex du professor, gn saibaba, Maoist Link Case, Supreme Court, Bombay Court

Covid-19

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India Registers 2,430 New Covid-19 Cases With 17 Fatalities: MoHFW

India registered 2,430 new cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) with 17 fatalities, on October 15. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed the new cases, taking the active case tally to 26,618, fatalities at 5,28,874 and recovery cases at 4,40,70,935. In addition, recovery rate is at 98.70%, positivity rate at  1.07% and fatality rate at 1.19%. In addition, under the nationwide vaccination drive approximately 219.27 crores doses were administered.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 12:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nationwide vaccination drive, Covid-19 cases, MoHFW, Covid Data, new cases

Courtesy: News 18

Ibrahimpatanam Lake

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KTR Suggests HMDA To Explore Ibrahimpatnam Lake Expansion As Tourist Spot

Telangana MA&UD Minister KT Rama Rao suggested the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority to explore the options for development of the Ibrahimpatnam Lake, as tourist spot. The suggestion on October 14, was made after a Twitter user requested the minister to lookinto ways and make Ibrahimpatnam Lake as a weekend getaway spot. Notably, built by Ibrahum Qutb Shaha, during 1550-1580 AD, which is now likey to be a tourist spot soon.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 12:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ibrahimpatnam Lake, tourist spot, KTR, HMDA, Hyderabad

Courtesy: Telangana Today

Jairam Thakur

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Himachal Pradesh CM Kick Stars Campaign For Nov 12 Assembly Elections

Ahead of the Himachal Pradesh elections, on November 12, the State CM Jairam Thakur kick-started the campaign. During one of his rallies, Thakur said, "In Himachal too "Rivaj Badlega" (traditions will change)". Confident over the win, Jairam Thakur said, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will secure approximately 51% of votes and will hold a maiden victory against the opposition. He also assured the growth and development of the State.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 11:37 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh Elections, campaign, Jairam Thakur, HP Chief Minister, Assembly Elections

Courtesy: IANS

Robbie Coltrane

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Harry Potter Fame Robbie Coltrane Passes Away At 72

"Harry Potter" fame Robbie Coltrane passed away at the age of 72 years, on October 15. Coltrane who played Hagrid in "Harry Potter" died at hospital in Falkirk, Scotland, confirmed his agent Belinda Wright. Besides playing Hagrid, Coltrane was seen in many TV shows, James Bond series and movies. Robbie is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice and their mother Rhona Gemmell. 

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 10:39 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Harry Potter, Hagrid, Robbie Coltrane, passes away, Hollywood

Courtesy: BBC

Jammu and Kashmir Security

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Jammu & Kashmir Security Recovers IED In Bandipora, Vehicular Movement Halted

In Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora region, the security forces launched a search operation and found Improvised Explosive Devices (IED.) The search was launched after the BSF shot down a drone in the Gurdaspur region. In regard to the findings of IED, the Jammu and Kashmir security officials halted vehicular movement on the Bandipora-Sapore road, as a precautionary measure. This is a developing story, more details awaited.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 09:57 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IED, Jammu and Kashmir Police Force, Drone, Gurdaspur, BSF

Courtesy: ANI News

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi To Address All India Conference Of Law Ministers, Law Secretaries: Gujarat

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a conference of law ministers on October 15. As per sources, Modi will inaugurate the two-day All India Conference of Law Ministers and Law Secretaries, scheduled to be held in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat. Moreover, during the law conference, the officials will have a detailed discussion over legal policies, and the Indian Judicial system and share new ideas for enhancing the Indian legal system.

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 09:11 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: All Indian Law Conference, Indian government, PM Narendra Modi, inauguration, Indian Judicial System

Courtesy: ANI News