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Shimla or 'Shyamala'? Himachal Chief Minister Says Proposal Rejected

After Allahabad was renamed Prayagraj by the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government, social media was abuzz with reports that the party's administration in Himachal Pradesh will follow suit, and Shimla, ...

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Vacancies In Lower Courts "Unacceptable", Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today took note of over 5,000 vacant posts of judicial officers in lower courts across the country and sought information from all the 24 high courts as also states, terming the e...

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Kumbh 2019: Sugar mills warned not to discharge effluents in Ganga basin

Weeks before the next crushing season kicks off, pollution watchdog Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Monday asked Uttar Pradesh sugar mills to ensure zero effluent discharge, especially in...

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Anticipatory bail applicable, contemplating amendment to restore provision: Uttarakhand to SC

The Uttarakhand government informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it was contemplating an amendment to restore the provision of anticipatory bail, as done by Uttar Pradesh, to enable its citizen...

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Petrol pump strike: Motorists in national capital caught unaware

Several motorists were caught unaware as petrol pumps across the national capital were shut Monday in protest against the Delhi government's refusal to cut Value-Added tax (VAT) on petrol and diese...

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Jainism stresses on non-violence for human welfare: Prez Ram Nath Kovind

Jainism emphasises the importance of non-violence for human welfare and compassion, President Ram Nath Kovind said. The President was speaking after inaugurating the 'Vishwashanti Ahimsa Sammelan' ...

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Uttar Pradesh is a state located in northern India. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh and Kanpur is the economic and industrial capital of Uttar Pradesh while Allahabad acts as the administrative center as it headquarters Uttar Pradesh Police force a...