40 woman SIs to take exam for SHO post in Patna

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PATNA: Altogether 40 female sub-inspectors (SI) of Patna police would take up an hour’s written and oral examination at Patna police lines on Wednesday so that senior officials could zero in on one most eligible officer who could be posted as station house officer (SHO) of Women’s police station in the state capital. The examination was ordered by DIG (central range) Rajesh Kumar on Tuesday soon after he suspended Women’s police station SHO Bibha Kumari as she delayed in registering an FIR in a rape case of a five-year-old girl…

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Noida: Two women caught running illegal abortion centres

NOIDA: Acting on a complaint received on Tehsil diwas-dedicated for grievance redressal of citizens’ complaints, the health department on Monday recovered medicines and equipment used in termination of pregnancy from two women running unregistered abortion and delivery centres in Gautampuri colony of Dadri area. The women Reena Lal and Zareena Bilayat had been running these centres in the colony for over a decade. Both of them have no medical degree or diploma in medicine but could only produce certificates for short-term courses of training in hospitals for “child care”. According…

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Farmers from Kiri Afgana seek restarting of Chadha Sugar Mill

PATIALA: A farmers delegation of villages around Kiri Afgana village where the molasses spillage from the Chadha Sugar mill had created the worst ever ecological disaster a few months back, on Tuesday met the chairman of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) requesting the board to let owner operate the mill in view of the upcoming crushing season. The delegation of around 50 farmers met KS Pannu, chairman of the board at his office and submitted a memorandum seeking immediate intervention into the matter. In the letter submitted to the…

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