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 Special session of Telangana Assembly begins today STA Telangana Legislative Assembly will be meeting for a special session today and tomorrow to consider and pass the proposed New Municipalities Bill. Monsoon session of UP Assemly begins today STA The monsoon session of Uttar Pradesh assembly will begin today. During the seven-day session, the state government will seek the supplementary budget for the current 2019-20 fiscal in the assembly on July 23. Flood situation improves in Bihar STA In Bihar, except Budhi Gandak & Gandak water level of all major rivers are showing a falling trend. CCEA approves 2880 MW Dibang Project in Arunachal Pradesh STA Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has approved 2880 Megawatt Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh at the cost of 1600 crore rupees. UP: 9 die, 4 injured in firing incident in Sonbhadra distt STA In Uttar Pradesh at least 9 persons died and 4 injured in an incident of firing between two groups in Sonbhadra district. Two cops shot dead, three prisoners escape in UP STA In Uttar Pradesh, 2 police constables killed by criminals in Chandausi area of Sambhal district. Assam govt to explore permanent solution for flood problem in state STA With the help of NITI AAYOG, Assam government is trying to explore permanent solution for flood problem in state. Chief Minister Sarbanad Sonowal told reporters in Silchar today that necessary steps are being taken in this direction. Mumbai building collapse: Search & rescue operation for survivors called off STA More than 24 hours after the collapse of a residential building in Dongri area in South central Mumbai, the search and rescue operation for survivors was called off. Heavy rain continues to wreak havoc in Arunachal Pradesh STA Heavy rain continues to wreak havoc in Arunachal Pradesh. In capital city Itanagar, one person was reportedly buried and two were injured in a landslide triggered by torrential rain today morning. Tri-weekly Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham Air India flight to resume services on August 15 STA Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said, the tri-weekly Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham Air India flight would resume services on August 15th. Bihar govt to disburse Rs 6000 to each flood affected family from July 19 STA In Bihar, government would start disbursing Rs 6000 to each flood affected family from 19th July. Doubling of railway line approved between New Bongaigaon & Agthori via Rangiya in Assam STA CCEA has given its approval to the doubling of 142.97 km long railway line between New Bongaigaon and Agthori via Rangiya in Assam. Assam govt intensifies relief & rescue measures in flood hit areas STA The Assam government has intensified relief and rescue measures in flood hit areas. 57 lakh people in 29 districts are reeling under the fury of flood though most of the rivers are receding. 10 persons lost their lives due to flood in last 24 hours. Gujarat: Congress suffers political setback; key leaders of Junagadh, Botad join BJP STA In Gujarat, Congress has suffered political setback following its key leaders of Junagadh city and Botad Municipality switched to BJP today. WB govt to sign MoU with British Council to brush up spoken English skills of polytechnic students STA The West Bengal government has decided to sign an MOU with the British Council for brushing up the English Speaking skills of the students studying in Polytechnic Colleges in the state. Gujarat police seize Charas worth Rs. 1.20 cr from Aravalli district STA Gujarat police has seized Charas (Hashish) worth Rs. 1.20 crore from Aravalli district. Charas has been recovered from a car along with two persons. J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter STA In Jammu and Kashmir, an unidentified terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district. Public awareness campaign launched to accelerate vector control measures STA A three-day public awareness campaign to accelerate vector control measures got underway in Delhi today. Maha govt hikes compensation for kin of Jawans killed in line of duty STA Maharashtra government has decided to increase the compensation from 25 lakh to one crore rupees for families of security personnel hailing from the state who lay down their lives in the line of duty. Delhiites wake up to pleasant morning STA Delhiites today woke up to a pleasant morning as overnight light showers in various areas brought down the minimum temperature. Swatantra Dev Singh appointed new BJP chief of UP STA Swatantra Dev Singh has been appointed as the new Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief. Tension prevails in North 24 Paraganas dist in WB after fresh spell of violence STA In West Bengal tension prevails at Bhatpara in North 24 Paraganas district after a fresh spell of violence between two groups on Monday. Assam Govt to plant sapling spread over 1000 km across NH STA The Assam Government is to plant sapling spread over one thousand kilometres across the National Highways. Bombay HC quashes CRZ clearances to Rs 14,000 cr coastal road project STA The Bombay High Court today quashed the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearances granted to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's 14,000-crore rupees Coastal Road Project. 2 Accused criminals killed in encounter in Muzaffarnagar STA In Uttar Pradesh, two accused criminals killed in an encounter with State Police in Muzaffarnagar district on Monday. Delhi Court grants bail to CM Kejriwal and Deputy CM STA A Delhi court today granted bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia in a criminal defamation case filed by BJP leader Vijender Gupta. 14 People arrested for attempting to set up terror group in Tamil Nadu STA The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit in Tamil Nadu. Arunachal Pradesh: 11 cases of Japanese Encephalitis reported from across the state STA In Arunachal Pradesh, 11 cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been reported from across the state. Five cases have been reported from East Siang District, 3 from Papum Pare and one each from Upper Subansiri, Lohit and Kra Daadi districts. HD Kumaraswamy govt in Karnataka to face confidence motion on Thursday STA Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R.Ramesh Kumar announced in the Assembly today that the confidence motion will be taken up on Thursday at 11.00 A.M. MP: 1st international flight from Indore leaves for Dubai STA In Madhya Pradesh, the first international flight from Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International Airport of Indore left for Dubai today with 153 passengers on board. West Bengal: Prohibitory orders promulgated at Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district STA In West Bengal, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code has been promulgated at Bhatpara and adjoining areas in North 24 Parganas district today following series of clashes between two groups. Heavy rain lashes Delhi, brings respite from scorching heat STA Heavy rain lashed the national capital today bringing respite for the people from the scorching heat and humidity. Met Department has predicted light showers and similar weather conditions are likely to prevail until Thursday. Assam floods: PM Modi assures all help and cooperation to Assam STA Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured all help and cooperation to Assam as the state is facing one of the most devastating floods in recent times. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags off CRPF cycle rally STA Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today flagged off the Central Reserve Police Force cycle rally as a part of the celebrations of the 81st Foundation Day which will be held at the national capital on 27th July. Goa Assembly Session begins today STA Goa Assembly Session began today. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the e-auction of iron ore dumps lying across the state would begin in next 15 to 20 days. Navjot Singh Sidhu sends resignation letter to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh STA After tweeting copy of his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet on Sunday, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today posted a new tweet saying that he had sent the resignation letter to Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh as well and his resignation has reached in his official resi 14 people including 13 Armymen dead in Himachal building collapse STA In Himachal Pradesh, 14 people died in yesterdays building collapse incident at Kumarhatti in Solan district. The deceased include 13 Army personnel and one civilian. Kalraj Mishra appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor STA President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Kalraj Mishra as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh. Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF in J&K STA In Jammu and Kashmir, a Pakistani intruder was shot dead by BSF in the wee hours today when he crossed into the Indian territory in Ramgarh sector of Samba district. 2 killed, 27 injured as ride collapses at Adventure Park in Gujarat STA In Gujarat, two persons were killed and 27 others injured when a ride collapsed at Adventure Park in Kankaria of Ahmedabad city today. J&K: NC leader's PSO shot , injured at Kokernag area of Anantnag STA In Jammu & Kashmir, unknown gunmen shot at and injured Personal Security Officer, PSO, of National Conference leader Peer Tauqeer Ahmad at Hiller in Kokernag area of Anantnag district this evening. Relief camps set up in flood affected areas in Bihar STA In Bihar, relief camps have been set up in flood affected areas where cooked food and drinking water is being provided to people. Gujarat Governor O P Kohli receives special farewell on completing tenure STA Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli has been accorded a touching farewell at a special ceremony in Gandhinagar on completing his tenure. 2 Maoists killed in an encounter with police in Chhattisgarh STA In Chhattisgarh, two Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Dantewada district today. Any misadventure by Pak will be repelled: Army Chief STA Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said that any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with a punitive response. Goa cabinet reshuffled; four BJP ministers inducted STA The Goa cabinet was reshuffled today with the induction of four BJP ministers Michael Lobo, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Jennifer Monserratte and Philip Nery Rodrigues. Three killed in fire at rubber factory in Delhi STA Three people were killed after a fire broke out at a rubber factory in northeast Delhi's Jhilmil Industrial Area. Over 16,900 Yatris pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine STA In Jammu & Kashmir, the annual 46-day Amarnath Yatra is progressing smoothly.