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Court recalls arrest directive, orders planting of saplings

Ghaziabad: In a first-of-its-kind order, a court here recalled its arrest warrant on condition that the accused will plant five saplings, an official said on Saturday. It also ordered submission of an affidavit regarding compliance of its order, said Rajiv Kumar, Additional District Government Counsellor (ADGC), Ghaziabad district. The court of special judge (fast track) […]

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Demands for air strike proof making Pakistan ‘happy’: Modi

Ghaziabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the opposition parties’ demand for proof of the Balakot air strike was making Pakistan “happy”. Addressing a rally here, Modi slammed the opposition parties, particularly the Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Congress, for “not believing” the security forces with regard to the air strike […]

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Funeral of CRPF trooper martyred in Pulwama attack held in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad :  The last rites of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Ajay Chaudhary, one of the 40 killed in the Pulwama terror attack, were held in Ghaziabad district on Tuesday with full state honours. Additional District Magistrate, Executive, Jitendra Kumar said that while Chaudhary hailed from Basi Tikri village in neighbouring Meerut district, his family […]

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Rafale, S-400 will enhance our capabilities: IAF chief B.S. Dhanoa

Ghaziabad : Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said the induction of Rafale fighter aircraft, the S-400 missile system and the Apache and Chinook choppers will considerably enhance the IAF’s capabilities. “We are in the process of acquiring new combat systems… The acquisition of 36 Rafale aircraft, the S-400 missile systems, […]

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Ghaziabad tops cleanliness chart in UP

Ghaziabad :  Ghaziabad has topped in Uttar Pradesh in a cleanliness survey conducted by an independent agency, District Magistrate Ritu Maheswari said on Thursday. The agency had been appointed under the Centre’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to carry out the survey. Speaking to the media here, Maheswari said the parameters of the survey included sanitation, cleanliness, […]