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Three year rigorous imprisonment for former Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Special Judge for CBI cases, Chennai has convicted A. Ashokan former Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise in a disproportionate assets case and sentenced him to undergo 3 years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs. 50,000. The Court has also ordered for confiscation of disproportionate assets of Rs. 12,72,961. CBI had

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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan asks bureaucrats to remain sensitive towards the public

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh in central India Shivraj Singh Chouhan has conveyed the stern message to the bureaucracy and asked the public servants to work with a deep sense of responsibility towards the people. The chief minister was addressing the Civil Service day function in the State capital on Monday. He told

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Top level Customs and Excise department promotions leave many frustrated, pressure mounts on FM to intervene

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi:  In its zeal to send a message that the Government is working across the administrative set up in the Customs & Central Excise department, the Department of Revenue under the Union Finance Ministry has finally promoted 63 officers in Commissioner grade to the grade of Principal Commissioner notified in 2013 but

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JB Patnaik, three-time Odisha CM passes away

Newsroom24x7 Desk Tirupati: Senior Congress leader and former Odisha chief minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik (89) passed away here early this morning. Patnaik was in Tirupati to be present at the convocation ceremony of Rashtriya Sanskrit University. He was rushed to a hospital after he developed chest pain at night. His body will be brought to Bhubaneswar

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Husband arrested for attempt to murder: Newly married victim is a struggling model

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: With the arrest of a proclaimed offender, Prince Tewatia (23), resident of Rohini in the capital, the Delhi Police has solved the sensational case of attempt to murder of a struggling model, who was shot at on the intervening night of April 17 and 18. The accused was also wanted in

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Food, clothing, shelter and Internet: For a world more equitable and E-nnovative

Opinion: Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup​ ​As regulator TRAI is primed to secure the interest of the Consumer and to safeguard Constitutional guarantees such as the freedom of speech and expression but it is indeed an irony that it has set in motion proposals that would not only hurt the consumers because access to

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Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha expelled from Aam Aadmi Party

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: After a marathon meeting of the disciplinary committee of Aam Admi Party the expulsion of four senior party leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha was annouinced close to midnight on Monday. AAP took the decision to expell the four senior party leaders on the ground that their conduct

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Rahul Gandhi lashes out at ‘Suit-Boot Sarkar’ in Lok Sabha

Newsroom24x& Desk New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government in Lok Sabha by describing it as a ‘Suit-Boot Sarkar’ and accusing it of being ‘pro-corporate and anti-farmer’. Addressing the Lok Sabha on the first day of the reconvened Budget session, the Congress vice

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Four UNICEF staff members killed in terrorist attack in Somalia

Newsroom24x7 Desk Nairobi, Kenya: Four UNICEF staff members have reportedly been killed in an attack on a vehicle in which they were riding in Garowe, Somalia. Four other UNICEF colleagues are reportedly in a serious condition and the casualty figure is likely to rise. The IED (improvised explosive device) attack occurred when the staff were

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PEB scam: STF to quiz former bureaucrat now a member of Central Administrative Tribunal

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Latest reports relating to the massive Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam indicate that a team of Special Task Force of State Police would be going to Hyderabad to question Ranjana Chowdhary, retired IAS officer borne on the Madhya Pradesh cadre. She earlier headed the PEB and is now Member (A) at

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Australia Today: 5 arrested in Joint Counter Terrorism raids in Melbourne

Newsroom24x7 Desk Victoria Police and the Australian Federal Police jointly undertook a major Melbourne Joint Counter Terrorism Team operation during the early hours of April 18. Operation Rising has resulted in the execution of seven search warrants in the South Eastern Metropolitan area, in the suburbs of Narre Warren, Hampton Park, Hallam and Eumemmerring. Five

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JNU alumni welcome appointment of Sitaram Yechury as CPI(M) General Secretary

Newsroom24x7 Desk Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury, whom friends call Sita, was today elected unanimously as the party General Secretary. Soon after Prakash Karat, the outgoing CPI(M) General Secretary, announced Yechury’s appointment at the Visakhapatnam Central Committee meeting of the party, the new General Secretary expressed optimism that the party would

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Journalism has helped in shaping history: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

National and State-level Honours for Excellence in Journalism Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said that Journalism has given direction and helped in shaping events through history. We cannot forget the role played by journalists during the French Revolution or India’s freedom movement, he pointed out. Chouhan said that in the post-Independence

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Congress is eye ball to eye ball with ruling BJP on Land Acquisition

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: On returning from his 56-day vacation, which has been described by Congress managers as a sabbatical (at a destination that remains a mystery), Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will make his first big public appearance at a Kisan (farmers’) Rally at Ramlila Maidan here today. The Congress party is holding the Kisan

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