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Meghalaya governor given additional charge of Manipur

New Delhi: Meghalaya Governor V. Shanmuganathan was on Monday given additional charge of Manipur following death of incumbent Syed Ahmed.

"Consequent upon the demise of Syed Ahmed, governor of Manipur, the president of India has appointed V. Shanmuganathan, governor of Meghalaya, to discharge the functions of the governor of Manipur, in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements are made," said a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said.

SEBI attaches Saradha's property to recover over Rs.774.3 crore

Kolkata: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has attached 134 properties of Kolkata-based Saradha Realty India Ltd. and its managing director Sudipta Sen to recover Rs.774.3 crore along with returns due to investors.

The market regulator, on its website, said notice to recover the amount was sent to the company and Sen but it went unanswered and the dues were not paid.

Internet services restored in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu/Srinagar : After remaining suspended for four days, internet services across Jammu and Kashmir were restored on Monday as the suspension was criticised.

"Internet services have been restored throughout the state today morning," a senior police officer told IANS in Jammu on Monday, adding: "Suspension of internet services had become necessary to maintain peace and harmony in the state on the occasion of the Eid festival."

Manipur governor Syed Ahmed laid to rest with state honours

Mumbai: Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed, who passed away on Sunday, was laid to rest with full state honours at the Rehmatabad cemetery in Byculla in south Mumbai on Monday morning, officials said.

Ahmed, 70, passed away after battling cancer at the Lilavati Hospital in Bandra, where he was admitted last week, his son Syed Zeeshan Ahmed said.

He is survived by his wife Syed Hasan Tara, two daughters and son Zeeshan Ahmed.

Manipur governor Syed Ahmed dies in Mumbai

Mumbai: Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed passed away following a brief illness here on Sunday morning, a family member said. He was 70.

Syed Ahmed is survived by his wife Syed Hasan Tara, two daughters and a son.

He passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Bandra, where he was admitted for treatment of cancer last week, said his son Syed Zeeshan Ahmed.

A former Congress leader and Maharashtra minister, Syed Ahmed was sworn-in as governor of the northeastern state of Manipur on May 16 this year. Prior to that, he was governor of Jharkhand since September 2011.

'Make India' before 'Make in India': Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday stressed the need of first Making India rather than "Make in India".

"Make in India would automatically happen if we first Make India ... Make India is to invest in health, education, water, safety, justice and infrastructure," Kejriwal tweeted.

Prashant Bhushan calls Aler shootout ‘cold blooded custodial killing’, reiterates demand for judicial enquiry

Five under trial Muslim prisoners killed in April this year by the escort policemen in cold blooded manner when they were handcuffed and chained to the seats on the way to court from jail to attend their trail.

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From religion to politics - Haryana sect dominates Punjab scene

By Jaideep Sarin,

Chandigarh: The release of a film on a sect chief and the protests linked to it, an apology by a self-styled godman and the pardon to him by the Sikh clergy drawing the ire of Sikh hardliners. All of this was part of the politico-religious scene in Punjab last week.

Tripura's Sarkar to attend Kejriwal-convened CMs' meet

Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar would attend the chief ministers' meet called by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on September 30, an official said here on Sunday.

"Sarkar would participate in the September 30 chief ministers' conclave in New Delhi. The meet would discuss Centre-state relations," a top official at the Tripura chief minister's secretariat told IANS.

Sarkar, who is leading the country's lone Left Front government, is in his fourth term, and is now in Delhi to attend the politburo meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M).


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