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 West Bengal Guv expresses serious concern over Gherao of Babul Supriyo STA The West Bengal Governor Jagdip Dhankar has justified his visit to Jadavpur University in Kolkata on Thursday to rescue Union Minister Babul Supriyo from gherao by the students. Maharashtra CM Fadnavis hails slashing of corporate tax rates as a historic step STA Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has hailed the slashing of corporate tax rates as a historic step. Imphal will have full-fledged Regional Office of FCI by beginning of next year: Paswan STA Union Minister for Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has said that Manipur capital, Imphal will have a full-fledged Regional Office of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) by the beginning of the next year. UP: Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram App makes screening of malnourished children easy STA In Uttar Pradesh, Mobile App of Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram has made screening and referral of malnourished children easy. DoNER Ministry approves more than 200 projects worth Rs 3,000 cr STA DoNER Ministry has approved more than 200 projects worth Rs 3,000 crores in the Entire North East including ASSAM. 13 workers injured in fire at Haldia Petro-Chemical’s unit STA In West Bengal, at least 13 workers received burn injuries in a devastating fire at Naptha Cracker Unit of the Haldia Petro-Chemical Factory in East Midnapore District today. Punjab, Haryana welcome ordinance to ban e-cigarettes STA In Punjab and Haryana the people and the governments have welcomed the ordinance brought by Central government to ban the e-cigarettes. NDA in Bihar is intact; assembly elections will be fought under one umbrella: Nitish Kumar STA JD(U) President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today reiterated that NDA in Bihar is intact and the assembly elections scheduled in next year's will be fought under one umbrella. J&K HC report does not support claims on inability to access court there: SC STA The Supreme Court today said that court received the report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court which does not support the claim of the petitioners who alleged that people are unable to access the high court in the state. Directives for cleanliness week in J&K hospitals from Sep 23 STA Jammu and Kashmir Health and Medical Education Department has directed officials to observe cleanliness week in the hospitals across the State from 23 to 28 of this month. J&K: Army trains 10 farmers on mushroom cultivation in Rajouri STA In Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Army commenced “Training on Mushroom Farming” for 10 farmers of the border district of Rajouri with the aim to promote skill development and self-employment in remote areas of border district. Pakistani troops resort to heavy shelling & mortar fire along LoC in J&K’s Poonch district STA In Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani Army once again violated ceasefire and resorted to indiscriminate and unprovoked firing in border district of pooch last evening. MP floods: Central team to visit Raisen, Rajgarh & Agar-Malwa districts STA In Madhya Pradesh, a central team led by Sandeep Ponderik Joint Secretary, National Disaster Management Authority will visit Raisen, Rajgarh and Agar-Malwa districts today. Flood situation continues to remain grim in UP STA In Uttar Pradesh, flood situation continues to remain grim in the low lying areas close to Major rivers. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will take stock of the flood situation in Prayagraj, Gazipur and Varanasi districts today. Transport strike against new Motor Vehicles Act evokes mixed response in Delhi-NCR STA Transport strike called against the new Motor Vehicle Act evoked a mixed response in Delhi-NCR region today. AAP MLA Alka Lamba disqualified from Delhi Assembly STA Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA Alka Lamba has been disqualified from the legislative assembly on the grounds of defection. J&K administration directs DCs to identify land in each district for setting up industrial estates STA Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam has asked Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh to review the availability of state land in each district. UP has become number one to implement many govt schemes: Yogi Adityanath STA Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said the state has become the number one in implementing many central government schemes. Former Jharkhand Congress President Ajoy Kumar joins AAP STA Former Jharkhand Congress President Dr Ajoy Kumar joined the Aam Aadmi Party, AAP, in New Delhi today. Restrictions lifted in nearly all areas of Kashmir Valley STA In Jammu & Kashmir, restrictions have been lifted in nearly all areas of the Kashmir Valley following significant improvement in the security situation. Govt inaugurates 15 power projects in Jammu & Kashmir STA Union Power Minister RK Singh and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik have jointly inaugurated 15 power projects and laid the foundation stone for 20 others worth 10,000 crore rupees in the state. HC orders registration of case against MHADA officials STA The Bombay High Court yesterday directed the police to register a case against officials of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) for allegedly colluding with developers and causing a loss of Rs 40,000 crore to the state exchequer. Bypoll for Martselang constituency of LAHDC Leh today STA Bypoll for Martselang constituency of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh is taking place today. Gujarat to defer implementation of new Motor Vehicles Act till Oct 15 STA Gujarat Government has decided to defer till 15th of October the implementation of new rules under Motor Vehicles Amendment Act with stiffer fines. UP govt to celebrate half way mark of Yogi govt STA In Uttar Pradesh, 30 month old Yogi government has completed half term in office today. Tamil Nadu: Heavy rain lashes Chennai & adjoining districts STA In Tamil Nadu, heavy rain lashed Chennai and its adjoining districts last night. Rajasthan govt requests cente to provide additional resources to check further movement of locust in state STA Rajasthan Government has requested central government to provide additional resources to check further movement of locust in the state. IMD warns of heavy rain in Mumbai & adjoining Raigad district STA India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rain in Mumbai and adjoining Raigad district today. Thunderstorm, lighting claim 24 lives in Bihar STA Thunderstorm and lightning claimed 24 lives in many parts of Bihar during the last 24 hours. 19 people were also injured. J&K: Block Development Council elections to be completed by October end STA In Jammu and Kashmir, the process of holding the Block Development Council (BDC) elections will be completed by the end of October, 2019. Jharkhand progressing to become free from menace of Naxalism: Amit Shah STA BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that Jharkhand is progressing to become free from menace of Naxalism. He attributed the change to the developmental works done by the BJP Governments at the Centre and State. MP: Major rivers in spate due to incessant rains STA In Madhya Pradesh, due to incessant rains many rivers are in spate including Chambal and Sindh. Crops have been completely damaged due to floods in Malwa-Nimar region. Six arrested with 13 kgs of poppy, over 1,000 intoxicant tablets recovered in Jammu STA In Jammu and Kashmir, six people were arrested after 13 kilograms of poppy and over 1,000 intoxicant tablets were recovered in separate raids in Jammu. Arunachal Pradesh: Resurfaced runway inaugurated at Vijaynagar Advanced Landing Ground STA In Arunachal Pradesh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command Air Marshal R D Mathur and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command jointly inaugurated the resurfaced runway at Vijaynagar Advanced Landing Ground in Changlang District today. TN: Ooty to host 2nd flower festival during North East Monsoon STA Udhagamandalam - Ooty - in Tamilnadu will be hosting the second flower festival of the year during the North East Monsoon in October and November. Flood like situation prevails in low lying areas of UP STA In Uttar Pradesh, heavy rain in many parts of state along with water released into rivers from various dams and barrages has made flood like situation in low lying areas. J P Nadda arrives in Nagpur; to address Vidarbha Vijay Sankalp Rally STA In Maharashtra, BJP Working President Jagat Prakash Nadda arrived in Nagpur today. He will address BJP’s Vidarbha Vijay Sankalp Rally arranged in Suresh Bhat Auditorium. Meghalaya : MLA H Brolding Nongsiej takes oath as Minister STA In Meghalaya, two-time United Democratic Party (UDP) MLA, H Brolding Nongsiej took oath as Minister of the Conrad K Sangma-led Meghalaya Government at the Raj Bhavan today in Shillong. Viswakarma Puja being celebrated all over West Bengal STA In West Bengal, Viswakarma Puja is being celebrated all over the state today. NGT rejects plea challenging Delhi govt's decision to implement odd-even scheme STA National Green Tribunal today refused to entertain a plea challenging the decision of Delhi Government to implement odd-even road rationing scheme in the national capital in November this year. J&K: CEC lays foundation stone of school building at Silmoo, 11 KV transmission line from Barchay to Lhalung STA Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Ladakh Feroz Ahmad Khan along with Executive Councillors today laid the foundation stone of the raising works of the 2nd storey of the existing building of Higher Secondary School. J&K: National Conference condemns Farooq Abdullah’s arrest under PSA STA Jammu and Kashmir National Conference has strongly condemned the arrest of National Conference President and former J&K Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah under Public Safety Act. Death toll rises to 28 in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap STA In Andhra Pradesh, death toll has risen to 28 in the Sunday's boat mishap at Devipatnam in East Godavari District. No tree felling in Aarey for metro car shed till Sep 30: HC STA The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said that no trees shall be cut in Aarey Colony in north Mumbai to make way for Metro car shed till September 30 when it will hear a petition challenging proposed felling of over 2,600 trees in the area. Flood situation improves in Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan STA In Madhya Pradesh, the flood situation is improving. However, due to the water releasing from other places including Kota Barrage in Rajasthan, the danger is not yet to be completely averted. Defection of BSP MLAs: Mayawati says Cong again proved it is untrustworthy STA Bahujan Samaj Party President, Mayawati today hit out at the Congress saying the party has once again proved that it is unreliable and untrustworthy. DRDO’s unmanned aerial vehicle crashes in Karnataka STA In Karnataka, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) developed by Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed near Jodi Chikkenahalli village, in Chitradurga district today. Tamilnadu: Exercise of rehabitating deer population begin in Kodiakkarai Wild Life sanctuary STA A unique exercise of rehabitating deer population has been started in the Kodiakkarai Wild Life sanctuary in Tamilnadu.