(New Delhi)Prices of Food Items Raises Retail Inflation
food inflation, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, increased to 9.62 per cent in July.
The retail inflation in June was 6.23 per cent, while the food inflation stood at 8.72 per cent.
It is for the second consecutive month that the retail inflation has been above the RBI’s comfort level. The government has mandated the cetral bank to restrict the inflation at 4 per cent
(New Delhi)Prices of Food Items Raises Retail Inflation food inflation, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data, increased to 9.62 per cen...
(Chd,Pb)Pb Mandi Board Launched In-House Video Conferencing Mobile App ‘QVIC’ Punjab Mandi Board launched an in-house Video Conferencing Mobile App...
,(Lucknow)UP Police Gets 16 New Cyber Crime Police Stations Sixteen new cyber crime police stations have been set up in Uttar Pradesh to check grow...
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(New Delhi)Prices of Food Items Raises Retail Inflation
,(Lucknow)UP Police Gets 16 New Cyber Crime Police Stations
Sixteen new cyber crime police stations have been set up in Uttar Pradesh to check growing cases of crime
Till now, the state had just two such police stations, one each in Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar.
With this, there are 18 cyber crime police stations in the state, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said.
(Lucknow,UP) UP Reports 54 Fresh Deaths in 24 Hrs
Uttar Pradesh reported on Wednesday 4,475 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, while 54 more people died due to the infection.
As per Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad ,the total number of cases in the state now stands at 1,36,238 and fatalities at 2,230. He put the number of fresh cases in the past 24 hours at 4,583.
On Tuesday, the state’s COVID-19 tally was 1,31,763.
“So far, 84,661 people have been treated and discharged. There are now 49,347 active COVID-19 cases in the state, of which 21,758 are in home isolation,” Prasad said.
The total number of COVID-19 tests done so far in the state is over 34 lakh, of which 97,000 were conducted on Tuesday.
The five districts where the cirinavirus positivity rate was maximum include Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Deoria and Mahrajganj
(New Delhi)A search action was mounted at various premises of Chinese entities, their close confederates and couple of bank employees
Search action revealed that at the behest of Chinese individuals, more than 40 bank accounts were created in various dummy entities, entering into credits of more than ₹ 1,000 Crore over the period.
A subsidiary of Chinese company and its related concerns have taken over ₹ 100 Crore bogus advances from shell entities for opening businesses of retail showrooms in India.
Further, incriminating documents in respect of hawala transactions and laundering of money with active involvement of bank employees and Chartered accountants has been found as a result of search action. Evidences of foreign hawala transactions involving Hongkong and US dollars have also been unearthed
(Chd,Pb)Punjab Govt Employees’s Pen Down:4 Dayer Strike
Punjab government employees in Chandigarh and Mohali went on a four-day pen-down strike against the state’s decision to reduce their
mobile phone allowance and
cut down the pay scale for new recruits to bring it on par with the Central pay scale.
The employees staged protests and raised slogans against the state government for its apathetic attitude towards their demands.
Punjab and Union Territory Employees’ Joint Front Convener Sukhchain Singh Khaira said the employees have also stopped work at the offices of Cabinet ministers at the Civil Secretariat and added that the pen-down strike would continue till August 14.
Khaira said employees were against the government’s decisions to reduce their mobile phone allowance and cut down the pay scale for new recruits. They are also demanding release of pending dearness allowance, arrears, implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission and restoration of the old pension scheme.
Khaira warned of a complete strike on August 18 across the state.
(Indore)Renowned Urdu Poet & Lyricist Rahat Indori (70)Dies
Famous Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who was being treated for COVID-19, died of a heart attack at a hospital
Indori was undergoing treatment at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences.
In the morning, the lyricist-poet tweeted about his confirmed COVID-19 report and said he will keep everyone updated through social media.
“After initial symptoms of COVID-19, my corona test was done yesterday which came out positive. Pray that I defeat this disease as soon as possible,” Indori said in his last post.
With a 50-year career in poetry, Indori was known for the lyrics of songs like “M Bole toh” from Munnabhai MBBS (2003), Chori Chori Jab Nazrein Mili from Kareeb (1998), Koi jaye to le aye from Ghatak (1996), and “Neend Churai Meri” from Ishq (1997).
Earlier this year, his poem “Bulati hai magar jane ka nahi” went viral on social media, rendering him a sensation among the youth.
(Chd,Pb)Capt Govt Treasured ₹4.12 Crore on 310 Defaulter Vehicles
Punjab Govt Treasured ₹ 4.12 crore on 310 defaulter vehicles out of total 348 during the month of July 2020 especially amid trying circumstances of Covid-19.
According to a spokesperson of the Taxation Department, the penalty of ₹ 1.76 Crore on Vehicles carrying iron scrap, ₹ 1.12 Crore on Vehicles carrying iron and steel finished goods, ₹. 65 Lakh on Vehicles carrying (parchoon)/mixed items, ₹. 15.5 Lakh on Vehicles carrying Aluminium scrap/Copper scrap, ₹ 7.5 Lakh on Vehicles carrying Cigarette/Tobacco products and ₹ 34.81 Lakh on Vehicles carrying miscellaneous items, has been imposed during July 2020.