NEWS ON AIR Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR State News Rain, Snowfall hits normal life in Himachal Pradesh STA In Himachal Pradesh, normal life has been disrupted due to heavy rain and snow for last two days. J&K: Two armed terrorists gunned down along LoC in Tangdar Sector STA In Jammu & Kashmir, two armed terrorists were killed along LoC as Army foiled Infiltration bid in Tangdar Sector of North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday. LG Admiral DK Joshi (Retd.) launches state level programme of Ayushman Bharat in Andaman & Nicobar Island STA Lieutenant Governor Admiral D.K. Joshi (Retd.) launched the state level programme of the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in Andaman and Nicobar Island at a function held at the GB Pant Hospital on Sunday. Ganesh Idol Immersion underway in Telangana STA In Telangana, Ganesh Idol Immersion is underway as lakhs of people are taking part in the mammoth ‘Shobha Yatra’, the immersion procession. Jammu-Srinagar NH closes due to landslides, incessant rain in Udhampur STA Parrikar to continue as leader of Goa state govt: BJP Chief Amit Shah STA BJP national president Amit Shah has said that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue the leadership of the state government. Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha launches Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY STA The Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha launched the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana at the Dr S.Z. Quasim auditorium, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula near Panaji on Sunday. Two leaders of ruling TDP shot dead by Maoists in Andhra Pradesh STA In Andhra Pradesh, two leaders of the ruling Telugu Desam Party, sitting MLA K Sarveswara Rao and a former MLA Siveri Soma were shot dead by Maoists near Araku agency area in Visakhapatnam district on Sunday. Assam CM inaugurates PM Jan Arogya Yojna STA Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna in Guwahati. J&K: Slain terrorist at Tral identified as top JeM commander Adnan of Pakistan STA In Jammu & Kashmir, the slain terrorist killed in Tral gunfight Sunday morning has been identified as top Jaish e Muhammad commander Adnan of Pakistan. Assam police detain three suspected Hizb-ul-Mujahideen operative STA The Assam police have detained 3 persons at Barpeta district for their alleged connection with Hijbul Muzahidin. Fierce gunbattle between militants, security forces underway in Tral, J&K STA In Jammu & Kashmir, an unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Tral subdivision of Pulwama district. PM Modi to inaugurate Pakyong airport tomorrow STA Sikkim is all set to operate its first airport ever. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pakyong airport tomorrow. Authors' rally demands inclusion of Khasi language in 8th Schedule STA In Meghalaya, thousands of people took to the streets at Shillong today demanding the inclusion of the Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. Gujarat BJP to hold Sardar Patel yatras in 10,000 villages STA Gujarat unit of BJP will organise "Sardar Patel Yatras" in 10,000 villages over 10 days prior to the unveiling of Statue of Unity on October 31. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the statue on October 31, coinciding with the birth anniversary Delhi BJP organises 'Purvanchal Mahakumbh' at Ramlila ground today STA The BJP's Delhi unit has organised a Purvanchal Mahakumbh at the Ramlila ground in Delhi today for people from eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar settled in the city. Need to complete developmental work in time-bound manner: Yogi Adityanath STA Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that it was necessary to complete developmental works in a time-bound manner while upholding the quality. J&K: Security forces launch massive cordon, search operation in Shopian, Pulwama STA In Jammu and Kashmir, security forces launched a massive cordon and search operation in Shopian and Pulwama districts on Saturday morning. World Rhino Day being celebrated in Assam today STA World Rhino Day is being celebrated in Assam today. Heavy rain hits normal life in Himachal Pradesh STA Heavy rain during the past 24 hours has disrupted normal life in Himachal Pradesh. Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's India Region-IV conference to begin in Shimla today STA In Himachal Pradesh, two day Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Indian Region-IV, Conference and Workshop is being organised in Shimla today. Jharkhand govt inks MoU with NICL for Ayushman Bharat Scheme STA The Jharkhand government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Insurance Company Ltd to provide medical facilities to the people of the state under the Centre's flagship health scheme - Ayushman Bharat Yojana. Bihar Shelter Home Rape Case: Arrest warrant issued against former minister Manju Verma's husband STA In Bihar a local court of Begusarai has issued a warrant against former Minister Manju Verma's husband, Chandra Sekhar Verma. Tributes paid to policemen killed in J&K's Sophian STA In Kashmir valley, rich tributes were paid to the three special police officers Nisar Ahmad, Firdous Ahmad and Kuldeep Singh, at the District Police Lines at Shopian today. Gujarat: Kutch declared scarcity-hit district due to poor monsoon STA Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Thursday declared Kutch as 'scarcity hit district' after it received just 26.51 per cent rains this monsoon. UP: Five killed, 50 injured in road accident in Amroha STA In Uttar Pradesh, at least five people were killed and 50 injured today when a private bus fell into a ditch at Joya Sambhal Road in Amroha. Five-day autumn session of 10th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly begins today STA The five-day autumn session of the 10th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly began today at the temporary Assembly Chamber at Rilbong, Shillong. Gujarat: State executive meeting of ruling BJP to be held on tomorrow STA In Gujarat, the State executive meeting of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will be held on tomorrow. Tamil Nadu govt announces novel scheme for the protection of the exotic Neela Kurinji plants STA Tamil Nadu government has announced a novel scheme for the protection of the exotic Neela kurinji (Strobilanthus kunthianus) plants that flower only once in 12 years. Punjab Cabinet approves setting up of ropeway between Sri Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi ji STA The Punjab Cabinet today approved the setting up of a ropeway between Sri Anandpur Sahib and Naina Devi ji in public private partnership (PPP) mode to boost the tourism sector in the state. Gujarat govt doubles farmers' accident insurance amounts STA The Gujarat government has doubled the monetary assistance to farmers under the state-run Farmers' Accident Insurance Scheme. Assam govt to bear 2 pc premium of Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana STA Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that State government would bear 2 per cent premium for the farmers to help them to reap rich dividends from Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana. Fulfil Ram Mandir promise made to Hindus, Shiv Sena to Centre STA The Shiv Sena Thursday welcomed the Centre’s ordinance banning instant triple talaq and asked the government to take a similar route for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. Inter-ministerial team visiting Kerala to assess damage caused by recent devastating floods STA An inter- ministerial team, headed by special secretary of the Home Ministry BR Sharma, is visiting Kerala today to assess the damage caused by the recent devastating floods. Sukhbir Badal, SAD workers booked for 'thrashing' Congress worker in Muktsar STA Shiromani Akali Dal, SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and some workers of his party were booked for allegedly thrashing a Congress worker at Killianwali village in Punjab's Muktsar district during zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls. J&K: State Congress announces its participation in upcoming Panchayat, Municipal elections STA In Jammu & Kashmir, the state Congress announced its participation in the upcoming Panchayat and Municipal elections in the state. At least two persons died, 48 others injured as bus overturned in Chamba STA At least two persons died and 48 others were injured as a bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district today. Amit Shah meets MPs from Goa to take stock of current political situation STA BJP national president Amit Shah met all three MPs from Goa in New Delhi today to take stock of the current political situation in the state, Rajya Sabha MP and Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar informed AIR. Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik launches 3rd edition of School Road Safety Campaign STA Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik today launched the 3rd edition of School Road Safety Campaign in the national capital. Gujarat: Opposition Congress organises cycle rally in Gandhinagar to protest against increasing prices of petrol and diesel STA In Gujarat, opposition Congress has organised a cycle rally in Gandhinagar today to protest against the increasing prices of petrol and diesel. New Premier Skills phase kicks off in Kolkata STA The hugely successful Premier Skills initiative, run by the Premier League and the British Council, is being organised in Kolkata 10 years after its first session in the city. New trekking route coming up in Mirik STA The West Bengal State Tourism Department has decided to open a new trekking route in Mirik, passing through picturesque tea gardens, forests and mountains. Punjab: Voting underway for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 Panchayat Samitis STA In Punjab, voting is underway for 22 Zila Parishads and 150 Panchayat Samitis today. Odisha Assembly passes unanimous resolution to name the newly-built Jharsuguda airport after noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai STA The Odisha Assembly yesterday passed a unanimous resolution to name the newly-built Jharsuguda airport after noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. EC to hear office of profit case against AAP MLAs on 25th of this month STA Election Commission will today hold a hearing in the office of profit case in which 20 MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party are facing disqualification. Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurates two-day National Convention of National Association of Street Vendors of India, NASVI STA Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today inaugurated a two-day National Convention of National Association of Street Vendors of India, NASVI, in New Delhi today. Goa: Congress MLAs meet governor, stake claim to form govt STA Goa Congress MLAs met Governor Mridula Sinha Tuesday evening with a request to call a one-day assembly session asking the ruling BJP-led coalition government to prove its majority. Two-day session of Gujarat Assembly begins today in Gandhinagar STA In Gujarat, the two-day session of the state assembly began today.