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The strike would potentially be affecting banking services like cheque clearances, cash deposits, and withdrawal at branches and other facilities.
Rajput confirmed to Firstpost that safety concern was the major factor behind the two parties parting ways.
The traders claimed that the implementation of the GST had hit them badly after the consumers refused to pay higher prices for sweets.
Former law minister Kapil Sibal who is also featured in 'Courting Politics' which talks about lawyers who have become famous politicians in the country sought to draw attention to the fact that law and society do not move at the same pace.
Railway Board Member Md Jamshed, while addressing the press on Sunday, said action against negligent officials would be taken as soon as prima facie evidence emerge in the case.
Neighbours who watched them grow up in the quiet mountain town of Ripoll, set beneath the Pyrenees and ringed by forested hills, said they showed no sign of radicalisation.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] August 20 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the terror funding issues and naxalism, the Northeast region has witnessed 75% and 40% fall respectively in both the areas. "The NIA has successfully emerged as a credible agency since its inception in 2009. This is India's first NIA's residential complex in Lucknow.
Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 (ANI): Pakistan's top graft organisation National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to appear before it in Lahore on Sunday in a reference related to the Sharifs' Avenfield properties. It appears unlikely, however, that Sharif, his sons - Hassan and Hussain Nawaz - his daughter, Maryam Nawaz and her husband Captain Safdar will appear before the investigating team today, the Dawn quoted NAB spokesperson Asim Ali Nawazish as saying.
Fans becomes filled whenever they see love birds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma together, once again the couple has been spotted in Sri Lanka but this time the duo were planting trees. A fan club shared photos of couple planting a sapling together in large city in central Sri Lanka, Kandy.
Senior Congress leader and former railway minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday blamed negligence on part of the government for the tragic railway accident in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, saying the ruling dispensation is not spending on the safety of passengers despite claiming to have lots of funds. Last evening, 14 coaches of Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express derailed at Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli in which 23 people lost their lives and 156 others got injured.
Harare: Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, accused of assault in South Africa where she is seeking diplomatic immunity, returned home from a visit there on Sunday, public broadcaster ZBC reported.
Police alleged the operation was led by Mufti Abdul Hannan, the late leader of extremist group Harakat ul Jihad Al Islami, which perpetrated a string of attacks across Bangladesh in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
The daylong festival at Sankey Tank, in the heart of the city, witnessed people participating from all walks of life.
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Violence that erupted at a white supremacist rally in Virginia may have shocked many but hate crime is actually rampant in the US, Google's new website using artificial intelligence (AI) to track hate crime has revealed. Google has launched "The Documenting Hate News Index" in partnership with its News Lab and the data visualisation studio Pitch Interactive, collecting news reports on hate incidents and makes them searchable by name, topic and date, Fortune reported.
New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence has decided to delegate administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to avoid delays on account of references between the Chief Engineer, HQ DGBR and the Ministry. The Defence Ministry intends to bring transformational changes in the organisation in order to improve the pace of execution of works and to achieve desired outcomes according to the requirement of the armed forces. Enhancing the powers at all levels in the BRO, the Ministry of Defence has now approved that for both departmental and contractual mode of execution, a chief engineer of the BRO can accord administrative approval up to Rs. 50 crore, ADGBR up to Rs. 75 crore and DGBR up to Rs. 100 crore.
Kapil Saini, a student of Sri Krishna college, had gone to the Chandmari mine of Hindustan Copper along with six friends for a picnic, but met with a tragic end while taking bath.
The Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Saturday had filed a closure report in the multi-crore scam in the court which according to the sources cited lack of evidence for acquittal.
A top US commander has asked Pakistan to ensure that its soil is not used for any terrorist attack against the neighbours. United States Central Command (CENTCOM) commander General Joseph Votel this week led a delegation to Pakistan.
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 20 (ANI): Allahabad's Saumya Dubey, Class 10 student, on Sunday took charge as the Station House Officer (SHO) for a day, after winning an essay competition on 'A society without police'. Saumya was given charge of the SHO at the Civil Lines Police Station after she bagged the first position in the essay writing competition organised by the police department at the auditorium of the Reserve Police Line on August 8.
At the World Championships, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy look set to smash their way into the reckoning and take doubles badminton to the level where they will no longer be considered a dark horse but a genuine title contender.
CM Chouhan also said that all students who secured 75 per cent in 12th or 85 per cent and want to pursue medical and engineering will be provided with financial help by the BJP.