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Civilians to help check social media  misuse: DGP

Civilians to help check social media misuse: DGP

PATNA: director general of police (DGP) K S Dwivedi on Friday said the and units (CCSMUs) of the police department would work in close coordination with the proposed Cyber Senani Samooh (CSS) units, comprising civilians as their registered members, in a bid to prevent misuse of social media in the state. “Steps have already been initiated to constitute 74 CCSMUs […]

Rs 99 crore sanctioned for PMC projects

Rs 99 crore sanctioned for PMC projects

PATNA: The (PMC) board on Friday sanctioned Rs 99.09 crore for the purchase of equipment for garbage collection, fogging and other related works to be carried out in the city. mayor , who chaired the 10th general meeting of the board, said the equipment would be purchased from the central government’s e-marketplace portal. The equipment include 300 dumper placers, 405 […]

Shelter home raided, man held for luring girls

Shelter home raided, man held for luring girls

PATNA: Police raided a shelter home and arrested one Ram Nagina Singh alias Banarsi (50) for allegedly helping three girl inmates in their bid to escape, at under the Rajiv Nagar police station area in around 6am on Friday. Banarsi sells vegetables in the area. The Vishesh Ashra Grih is run by Anumaya Human Resource Foundation, an NGO, under the […]

‘Har Ghar Bijli‘ scheme must be over by Dec: CM

‘Har Ghar Bijli‘ scheme must be over by Dec: CM

PATNA: chief minister on Friday set three stiff targets for the Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited (BSPHCL) – implementation of ‘Har Ghar Bijli’ scheme of the state government by December this year, creation of agriculture feeders by March next year and replacement of old transmission lines by 2020. Addressing a function at Vidyut Bhavan here after laying foundation stones, […]

MLA plan for SSLC students includes yoga, strict monitoring

MLA plan for SSLC students includes yoga, strict monitoring

MYSURU: Krishnaraja MLA has taken up several initiatives to see that those taking the exam from his constituency, secure 100% result. Ramadas told TOI that he has decided to go all out in his effort to see that those studying in Class 10 in his constituency clear the exam successfully. “I aim to see that all students clear the SSLC […]

Voice of Dalits no longer rejected: N Mahesh

Voice of Dalits no longer rejected: N Mahesh

MYSURU: Political, religious and economic reasons continue to confine to the margins even today, lamented Karnataka minister for primary education and leader here on Friday. “However, the society has changed over the years, and the voice of Dalits is no longer opposed or rejected as was the case earlier,” said Mahesh, who participated in a ceremony to felicitate Kannada writer […]

Heavy rains lash coastal, south Karnataka

Heavy rains lash coastal, south Karnataka

BENGALURU: Heavy rains of up to 15 cm lashed coastal and southern Karnataka, causing rivers to overflow and creating a flood-like situation in villages and towns in the region, said an official on Saturday. “Heavy rains are being received in the coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, and Udupi, along with south interior districts of Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu and Shivamogga,” the Director […]