Seasonal storm kills 14 in Bangladesh

 At Least 12 people have died in two districts of Bangladesh in a storm that swept across the region.

No division of Assam: Governor

Assam Governor J B Patnaik on Friady ruled out any division of the state and said the autonomous councils were capable of taking care of development in the districts.

Bill passed to create four new districts in Arunac

After eight hours deliberation, The Assembly today passed the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Organisation of Districts) (Amendment) Bill, 2013, paving way for creation of four new districts.

Delhi HC seeks govt records on creation of new districts

A lawyers` body moved the Delhi High Court seeking annulment of the city government`s order to create 11 districts, alleging that the move is "arbitrary".

Petition challenging renaming of districts, parks filed in HC

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought a reply from the Uttar Pradesh government on a writ petition challenging renaming of some districts, parks and schemes by the current Samajwadi Party regime.

All Arunachal dists to come under e-governance pro

Arunachal Pradesh government was contemplating to cover all districts under the e-governance project
for effective administration.

U`khand govt issues GO for creation of 4 new dists

The Uttarakhand government has
issued a Government Order regarding creation of four new
districts of Ranikhet, Didihaat, Kotdwar and Yamunotri,
officials said.

Soon telecom towers in Naxal-hit districts: Ramesh

Government on Wednesday
decided to set up telecommunication towers by creating high
security zones in such areas.

TN: 3 districts to benefit from dam water

Tamil Nadu CMJ Jayalalithaa on Tuesday directed release of water from two dams in the state that will benefit irrigation of over 34,000 acres.

Flood-like situation improves in WB districts

The flood-like situation in West
Bengal`s East and West Midnapore districts, triggered by
discharge of water from Subarnarekha river, improved.

Centre increases limit on forest land use in Maoist-hit districts

State governments can now set up public interest projects on upto five hectares of forest land in Maoist-affected districts without seeking permission from Centre instead of two hectare earlier.

Orissa plans mega job fair in Maoist-hit districts

In its bid to encourage
youths to join mainstream, Orissa government has planned a
mega job fair in left-wing extremism (LEW) affected districts.

Maoist activity spreads to more Bengal districts: Governor

Maoist activity in the western
part of West Bengal has been checked to a some extent but it
has spread to several other districts, Governor M K Narayanan
on Thursday said.

Five girls raped in Uttar Pradesh in four days

Five girls, including a dalit
girl were sexually assaulted in different districts of Uttar
Pradesh in the last four days, police said on Monday.

JK Cabinet creates 55 posts in 8 new districts, promotes 7 IAS

J&K govt has created 55 posts in eight new districts, besides promotion to 7 IAS officers.

Interlocutors need to address issues in border districts: RPUF

The Centre-appointed interlocutors
on Jammu and Kashmir need to address issues pertaining to
people in the border districts of Rajouri and Poonch, a front
representing residents of the area said.

Outdated info on govt websites in J-K

If you go by the official website of the J&K govt, the state has only 14 districts as against 22.

Cyclone `Jal` claims five lives in Andhra Pradesh

The cyclonic storm, Jal, heading towards Andhra Pradesh claimed five lives in different districts.

Deficit rains in only 3 districts of Rajasthan

Rainfall this season has been
deficit in only three of the 33 districts of Rajasthan as
compared to 25 last year.

Development plans in Maoist districts to be revised: Chidambaram

The govt will soon approve a financial aid of Rs 13,742 crore, for Naxal-hit districts.