Latest News: J&K Local Body Elections to be Held in October

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10:40 PM , 31 Aug

Girl From Bihar Shelter Home Dies During Treatment

Another girl from 'Aasra Home' dies during treatment at Patna Medical College and Hospital in Bihar. Earlier this month, two girls of the shelter home had died, reported ANI.

10:22 PM , 31 Aug

J&K Municipal Body Elections To be Conducted Between 1 Oct & 5 Oct

The State Administrative Council (SAC) of Jammu and Kashmir has decided that the elections to municipal bodies will be conducted in 4 phases with polling dates between 1 October and 5 October, 2018. Elections to panchayats will be conducted in 8 phases with polling dates between 8 November and 4 December, reported ANI.

5:31 PM , 31 Aug

Russia's Putin to Meet Leaders of Turkey & Iran on 7 September

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a three-way summit in Tehran on 7 September with the leaders of Turkey and Iran, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

The three leaders met in April in Ankara, where they discussed developments in Syria.

(Source: The New York Times)

4:47 PM , 31 Aug

Census 2021 to Collect Data on OBC For the First Time

Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on 31 August, said that data on Other Backward Class for the first time will be collected in the upcoming census of 2021, ANI reported.

The announcement came after Singh was reviewing the functioning of the Office of Registrar General and Census Commissioner in New Delhi.

“The Home Minister discussed the road map for undertaking census in 2021 and emphasised that improvements in design and technological interventions will be made to ensure census data is finalised within three years after conducting of census,” ANI reported.

Minister of State (Home) Kiren Rijiju, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, and other senior officers were also present in the meeting, ANI added.

Published: 31 Aug 2018, 7:37 AM IST
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