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Ismail Ali Khan to head Telangana Electricity Regulatory Commission

Hyderabad : Telangana government has appointed former director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Ismail Ali Khan as the chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC).

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao decided to constitute three-member commission.

Hailing from Asifabad of Adilabad district of Telangana, Khan is currently serving as member of Bihar State Electricity Regulatory Commission.

He previously served as advisor (energy) to the Planning Commission, said a statement from the chief minister's office.

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Differences in BJP? Gadkari also in race for Maharashtra CM's crown

Mumbai : Indicating differences in the BJP, Transport and Shipping Minister and senior leader Nitin Gadkari emerged as a front-runner for the post of Maharashtra chief minister here Tuesday.

In denial mode since the past two days, the leader from Vidarbha put up an apparent show of strength with at least 40 party legislators meeting him to seek "blessings and guidance" in Nagpur Tuesday.

73 students from Jamia Residential Coaching clears IAS Prelims

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Seventy Three students from the Residential Coaching Academy run by the Centre for Coaching and Career Planning, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, have cleared Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2014. These students appeared at the civil services (Prelims) examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 24th August, 2014.

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Muslim techie arrested in Mumbai for purported terror conspiracy

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter,

Mumbai: A 24-year-old software engineer has been arrested by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad for allegedly conspiring to blow up American establishments, including a school, in the city.

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Good news: Mohammedan not shutting down; bad news: 123-year-old club not to participate in Durand Cup

By Zaidul Haque, TwoCircles.net,

Kolkata: Denying media rumours that Mohammedan Sporting Club is shutting shop, the 123-year-old club has declared that it just has decided to abstain from Durand Club this year due to severe financial crunch and not close down.

JMB trains Assamese men to carry out attacks: Assam DG

Guwahati : Assamese youths have undergone a training under the Islamic terror network Jamatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to carry out attacks, Director General of Police (DGP) Khagen Sarma said Tuesday.

"We have received information against some youths who have been visiting Bangladesh for getting the training under the Islamic terror networks such as the JMB to carry out terror attacks," he told reporters while attending a function organised to observe the Police Commemoration Day at the 4th Assam Police battalion at Kahilipara area.

BJP accuses Akhilesh of failing poll promises

Lucknow : The BJP Tuesday accused the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh of failing to live up to its poll promises.

Party spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak questioned the government's decision to shelve the scheme to distribute free laptops to Class 12 pass-outs.

"The chief minister tom-toms the laptop scheme as his biggest achievement but he has shelved the scheme in the current budget," Pathak told reporters here.

" ...and today, he has got cabinet approval to distribute 1,000 laptops to select meritorious students. What does this flip-flop mean," he asked.

Security beefed up in Mathura

Mathura : Security has been beefed up in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district ahead of the five-day festival beginning Tuesday with thousands of security personnel keeping a hawk-eyed vigil to thwart any possible threats.

Officials said Mathura was on alert following inputs from the intelligence agencies fearing terrorist attacks during the festival season when lakhs of pilgrims would be in Mathura and Vrindavan.

Omar Abdullah downplays BJP's poll win

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said he disagrees that the BJP's victory in state elections was "unstoppable".

He said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was not able to repeat its Lok Sabha performance in Maharashtra and Haryana elections.

"It would be an exaggeration to say the BJP march to victory in elections is unstoppable," he told the media on the sidelines of the Police Commemoration Day function here.

"They have done well, but not that well as they expected. In Haryana, they have just about crossed the half-way mark."

Omar Abdullah hopes Modi will look to revoke AFSPA

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said there has been "double-digit reduction in violence" in the state so the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take a look at revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

"Taking 2008-2009 as the base, the decline in militancy has been of the order of 60 to 70 percent in the state," Abdullah said while attending the Police Commemoration Day function in Srinagar.

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