Rules issued by MP govt on 18 September restricted height of Durga idols to six feet, and size of pandals to no more than 10 feet x 10 feet. They have now been revoked.
Karnataka issues order reserving Group C and D category govt jobs for ‘Kannadigas’, adding that those from the state will be given priority for employment in the private sector.
The new guidelines for opening up of activities are for areas outside Containment Zones only. For schools, states have been given flexibility to take a decision in a graded manner.
Kirpa Shankar Saroj, whose report indicted minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, has been sent from social welfare to the animal husbandry and fisheries department.
Former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has been made a member of the panel on external affairs. Congress leader Anand Sharma will continue to chair the parliamentary panel on home affairs.
Rajiva Sinha, who has been made West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation chair, is latest civil servant to earn important post-retirement posting under Mamata govt.
The project, launched by police of Sandi town in Hardoi district, has been described as a pilot that, if successful, may be rolled out wider.
The idea — ‘One Nation, One Health System’ — has already appeared in Modi govt’s new health and education policies, and a committee has been formed to study its implementation.
IPS officer Gupteshwar Pandey, who served as Bihar DGP, applied for VRS Monday and his application was accepted within 24 hours.
The seven participating chief ministers represented Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi.