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  • Andhra Pradesh: Telangana TDP leader Dayakar Rao said extension in deadline to debate Telangana bill in assembly will be unacceptable
  • Assam: Union minister Oscar Fernandes arrives in Guwahati to attend the closing ceremony of 74th Indian Road Congress
  • Bihar: Maoists blast a panchayat building at Pio village in Giridih district in Jharkhand; no casualties, say police today
  • Chennai: CM urges PM to ensure release of 25 fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy to facilitate fishermen-level talks
  • Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal was hospitalised Wednesday morning due to severe lung congestion, an AAP party member said
  • Gujarat: Two persons killed as miscreants fired at a petrol pump office Tuesday night Botad in Bhavnagar, probe on
  • Haryana: Four persons killed, 13 hurt when maxi cab collided with truck near Dhani Toda village on Bhiwani-Loharu road Tuesday
  • Himachal Pradesh: CM directs officials to stop felling of trees for widening of road from Dharamsala to Bagli, say officials
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar-Jammu national highway closed for all sorts of vehicular traffic today following heavy snowfall
  • Karnataka: First joint session of state legislature in the new year begins at vidhana soudha in central Bangalore
  • Kerala: CM Tuesday demanded apology from AAP leader Kumar Vishwas for his alleged derogatory remarks against nurses from state
  • Kolkata: Govt will set up a puppet museum at Kankurgachi in Kolkata to preserve art of puppetry, announces minister Upen Biswas
  • Madhya Pradesh: A Sagar district court awards 3-years of jail to a head constable for taking bribe from an accused
  • Maharashtra: State Secondary and Higher Secondary School Principals Federation to protest in Pune Jan 27 for their pending demands
  • Mumbai: BJP leader Vinod Tawde demands principal secretary to probe the Jan 18 Malabar Hills stampede, which left 18 dead
  • Northeast: Agartala Municipal Council, oldest municipal body of northeast, Tuesday upgraded as a corporation
  • Odisha: Berhampur police Tuesday arrested 7 members of a gang involved in burglary cases on national highway in Ganjam dist
  • Punjab: AICC expands Punjab poll panel adding five new members, including former law minister Ashwani Kumar
  • Rajasthan: Jaipur administration extends holiday in schools till Class 5 to January 25 due to extreme cold condition
  • Tamil Nadu: CM urges PM to ensure release of 25 fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy to facilitate fishermen-level talks
  • UP East: Uttarakhand assembly Tuesday passed a new Lokayukta Bill modelled on Lokpal of the Centre
  • UP West: Uttarakhand assembly Tuesday passed a new Lokayukta Bill modelled on Lokpal of the Centre
  • West Bengal: Govt will set up a puppet museum at Kankurgachi in Kolkata to preserve art of puppetry, announces minister Upen Biswas
  • Andhra Pradesh: AP govt today said exact amount required for loan waiver scheme is still being computed; Opposition staged walk-out
  • Assam: CM visited flood-hit areas of Lakhimpur and Jorhat districts; asked officials to speed up relief, rehabilitation work
  • Bihar: Bihar official purchased 55 plots in his, wife name in 25 yrs of service, which was found during raid, officials said
  • Chennai: Tuticorin fishermen on indefinite strike,seeking Rs5 lakh aid for a fisherman who died in a mishap while fishing
  • Delhi: Delhi chief secretary SK Srivastava has been replaced by DM Spolia, currently financial commissioner in the Delhi govt
  • Gujarat: Emirates airline to begin direct flight service from Ahmedabad to Oslo in Norway and Brussels in Belgium from Sept
  • Haryana: CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda today announced tax relief on textile and textile products under the Haryana VAT Act, 2003
  • Himachal Pradesh: HP Univ students stage protests in Shimla, other towns over its decision to defer polls to student bodies for a year
  • Jammu and Kashmir: SHO,two other policemen suspended after man dies in police custody in Khour police station in Jammu
  • Karnataka: Three special train to run August 28-31from Yesvanthpur to Belgaum to clear Ganesh festival rush
  • Kerala: Chief minister Oommen Chandy today refuted reports that the government has plans to windup the state Planning Board
  • Kolkata: International Science Conference to be held at the Science City Auditorium at Kolkata tomorrow
  • Madhya Pradesh: The newly constituted Madhya Pradesh State Haj Committee will elect its new chairman on August 28
  • Maharashtra: Outgoing governor K Sankaranarayanan and his wife Radha today given an emotional farewell by state cabinet led by CM
  • Mumbai: Outgoing governor K Sankaranarayanan and his wife Radha today given an emotional farewell by state cabinet led by CM
  • Northeast: Flood situation in Arunachal marginally improves as water level in many rivers show receding trend, say officials
  • Odisha: Rain or thunder shower would occur over some parts of south and coastal Odisha during next 2 days, met dept said today
  • Punjab: SGPC will launch its cleanliness drive from September 1 to remove heaps of garbage around the Golden Temple
  • Rajasthan: One killed and another injured today when a stone-laden truck fell in a gorge at Kalyanpura-Kala, near Kotputali
  • Tamil Nadu: Tuticorin fishermen on indefinite strike,seeking Rs5 lakh aid for a fisherman who died in a mishap while fishing
  • UP East: Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav flagged off the first batch of 348 Haj pilgrims today
  • UP West: Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav flagged off the first batch of 348 Haj pilgrims today
  • West Bengal: International Science Conference to be held at the Science City Auditorium at Kolkata tomorrow

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