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Government sacks 22 more tax officers for alleged graft, misconduct

New Delhi: Acting on alleged corruption charges and misconduct, the government Monday compulsorily retired another 22 senior tax officers under Rule 56 (J). The move has come close on the heels of government sending home in June 27 high-raking revenue officers on allegations ranging from harassment, bribe, extortion and corruption. The officers fired by CBIC include KK Uikey, SR Parate, Kailash Verma, KC Mandal, MS Damor, RS Gogiya, Kishore Patel from...

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Amit Shah holds meeting with Chief Ministers to review operations against Naxals

Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of State G Kishan Reddy and Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla (L) during the review meeting, Monday

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed Monday the ongoing operations against Naxals and development initiatives being undertaken in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas, officials said. Chief ministers Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Kamal Nath (Madhya Pradesh), Raghubar Das (Jharkhand), Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh) besides top police and civil officials of 10 Naxal affected states attended the meeting. Top officials of paramilitary forces and the Home Ministry...

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Mural artists yet to be fully paid

Bhubaneswar: Come November, it will be a year since the Capital city hosted the Hockey World Cup. While the world appreciated and endeared the aesthetics, the backroom boys are yet to be paid by the civic authority. Hired to beautify the city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) had contracted eight agencies last year to do street and mural paintings. The tender floated by the BMC said payments to the artistes would...

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Most sex-change ops in state unscientific and unregulated

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Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the spurt in awareness levels among the masses relating to the third gender and their legal rights, the marginalised community in the state is still a victim of unregulated and unscientific ways of sex-change operations. Despite spending lakhs on the surgeries, the third gender population often ends up in clinics that don’t follow the scientific procedures required for such operations. High costs of such surgeries also drive the people...

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Dwayne Johnson Marries Longtime Girlfriend Lauren Hashian in Intimate Hawaii Ceremony
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The Rock ‘feels great’ after getting married

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Restrictions were lifted in most areas of the valley, but the deployment of security forces continued to maintain law and order.

Normalcy eludes Kashmiris for 22nd consecutive day

Srinagar: Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 22nd consecutive day Monday as markets and schools were shut, but the movement of private vehicles in the city improved, officials said. Restrictions were lifted in most areas of the valley, but the deployment of security forces continued to maintain law and order, they said. The communication blockade...

Government sacks 22 more tax officers for alleged graft, misconduct

New Delhi: Acting on alleged corruption charges and misconduct, the government Monday compulsorily retired another 22 senior tax officers under Rule 56 (J). The move has come close on the heels of government sending home in June 27 high-raking revenue officers on allegations ranging from harassment, bribe, extortion and corruption. The officers fired by CBIC include KK...

Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of State G Kishan Reddy and Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla (L) during the review meeting, Monday

Amit Shah holds meeting with Chief Ministers to review operations against Naxals

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed Monday the ongoing operations against Naxals and development initiatives being undertaken in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas, officials said. Chief ministers Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Kamal Nath (Madhya Pradesh), Raghubar Das (Jharkhand), Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh) besides top police and civil officials of 10 Naxal...

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