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13 January, 2019 10:06 PM Cutting Of Trees For PM Modi's Helipad Sparks Row In Odisha

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that people who are "afraid" of PM Modi's visit are trying to spread a false campaign by "misusing" forest officials. Two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Balangir district, a row surfaced on Sunday over alleged cutting of trees to prepare a temporary helipad. Divisional Forest Officer 167

10 January, 2019 4:28 AM Leopard That Had Killed 2 Dies Of Injuries After Being Caught In Gujarat

A leopard, captured by the Gujarat forest department after it reportedly attacked and killed two people in Chhotaudepur district, died of injuries at a rescue centre, officials said Wednesday. The leopard was believed to have attacked four people in separate incidents within two days, claiming two lives including a toddler. The animal was captured Monday 180

8 January, 2019 1:28 PM Civil Services Exam: Interview From February 11

A total of 1,994 candidates have qualified for the interview round. The personality test for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other Central Services (Group 'A' and Group 'B') will begin on February 11. The interview for Indian Forest Services will begin on January 28. Meanwhile candidates 242

6 January, 2019 6:14 PM 3 Dead In Karnataka From 'Monkey Fever', Vaccination Underway

At least 15 people in Karnataka's Shivvamogga district have tested positive for the Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) also known as "monkey fever", triggering panic among residents. Areport of the State Health Department says that, "The vaccination drive especially in Aralagoodu gram panchayat limits in Sagar taluk is going on as since December 2018, so far three 161

6 January, 2019 2:55 PM JD(U) leader likens Misa to 'Shurpanakha', invites brother Tej Pratap's ire

Patna: A leader of the ruling JD(U) in Bihar Sunday stirred controversy by comparing RJD president Lalu Prasad's eldest daughter Misa Bharati to Shurpanakha, the sister of the demon king Ravana who was depicted as a seductress in the epic Ramayana. Bharati's brother Tej Pratap Yadav reacted strongly to the analogy drawn by JD(U) MLC and party spokesman 173

6 January, 2019 10:39 AM Maoists Kill Watchman, Burn 5 Vehicles At Odisha Road Construction Site

The construction of the road at Odisha's Patiamba was being carried out under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). Maoists shot a watchman, suspecting him to be a police informer, in Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said today. The incident happened at a road construction site at Patiamba late on Saturday night. Police said the Maoists also burned 167

3 January, 2019 3:26 PM Lord Hanuman Belonged To Vaishya Community, Says BJP Leader

Vineet Agarwal Sharda claimed the Vaishya community and Lord Ram come from the same lineage and Lord Hanuman is the adopted son of Lord Ram. Uttar Pradesh BJP leader Vineet Agarwal Sharda has said Lord Hanuman belonged to the Vaishya community, weeks after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath termed the Hindu deity a Dalit. Talking to PTI Thursday, Mr Sharda 138

2 January, 2019 10:55 AM 75-Year-Old Doctor Dies In Suspected Elephant Attack In Tamil Nadu

The man, identified as Kitty of Mullankadu tribal village, had gone to the hills on Tuesday afternoon to collect medicinal herbs but did not return. A 75-year-old doctor, practicing traditional medicine, was found dead today in the forest of Vellingiri Hills near Coimbatore. The man, identified as Kitty of Mullankadu tribal village, left home for the hills 184

2 January, 2019 5:10 AM Leopard escapes from safari park in Siliguri, visitors left alarmed

They came to see wild animals but visitors at the Bengal Safari Park were left praying that they don't come face-to-face with them after a leopard managed to escape from its enclosure. The incident took place on Tuesday when forest officials noticed that one of the leopards in the park was not in its enclosure. Visitors at the park were stopped from entering 168

29 December, 2018 6:15 PM Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath distributes portfolios; Bala Bachchan gets Home, Bhanot finance

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath distributed portfolios to his cabinet on Friday evening, keeping Public Relations, Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Department and Employment Department among others with himself, an official said. Tribal MLA Bala Bachchan, who was the minister in the previous Digvijay Singh-led Congress government 154