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Anti-Romeo squads hit the streets in Uttar Pradesh

Anti-Romeo squads hit the streets in Uttar Pradesh

Orders came from the IG's office in Lucknow to constitute the squad in each of the 11 districts of the zone. Confirming this, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, said that the Chief Minister has examined the annexe and ordered the administrators to keep cleanliness so that the difference is visible in the state.


Yogi Adityanath takes oath as 21st CM of UP

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as 21st CM of UP

Adityanath said he was younger to Gandhi by nearly a year and elder to Yadav also by a year. In what appeared to be his farewell speech, Adityanath thanked the MPs for their affection during his membership of the Lok Sabha. Adityanath, who lacks administrative experience, was unanimously elected on Saturday as the BJP legislature party leader at a meeting of the newly elected MLAs, a move that took many by surprise.


Uttar Pradesh gets Hindu firebrand leader

Uttar Pradesh gets Hindu firebrand leader

Adityanath spoke while the lower house was debating the finance bill. "We will bring a new model of development in Uttar Pradesh under the leadership of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi". The Congress and the Samajwadi Party had forged an alliance in the assembly polls with Gandhi and Yadav holding some joint press conferences and roadshows.


Birla, Colao meet telecom minister, discuss merger

Birla, Colao meet telecom minister, discuss merger

The combined entity would have nearly 400 million customers, overtaking market leader Bharti Airtel to account for about 40 percent of revenue of the world's second-biggest mobile phone services market by users after China. Colao said on Friday the pending case, with India demanding more than US$2 billion in taxes, will not affect the deal, which needs regulatory approval.


Iraqi forces advance into Mosul Old City, move closer to Iron Bridge

Iraqi forces advance into Mosul Old City, move closer to Iron Bridge

The propaganda wing of the Islamic State has released a video purporting to show USA -led coalition air strikes on residential areas in the city of Mosul, and the toll those strikes have had on the civilian population. Some 600,000 people are reportedly trapped in western Mosul. At least 27 civilians were killed in US -led coalition airstrikes and a roadside bomb in western Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling to oust Daesh militants from the area, according to an Iraqi activist.