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Former Union Minister Dilip Ray sentenced to 3-year-imprisonment in coal scam case

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A special CBI court in Delhi awarded three-year-imprisonment to former Union Minister Dilip Ray on October 26th, in a coal scam case pertaining to allocation of 105.15 hectares of abandoned coal mining area in Jharkhands Giridih district in favour of Castron Technologies Limited (CTL) by 14th Screening Committee of the Ministry of Coal in 1999. 

Earlier this month, the former Minister of Odisha for coal in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, was convicted by the court under various sections including Section 409 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) pertaining to criminal breach of trust by a public servant. 
Special Judge Bharat Parashar had also awarded three-year-imprisonment to two other senior officials from the Ministry of Coal ? Pradip Kumar Banerjee and Nitya Nand Gautam, and CTLs Director Mahendra Kumar Agarwalla, at that time for their respective roles in the coal scam. 
The court, against each convicted individual, has also slapped a fine of Rs 10 lakhs. 

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Remembrance

When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years

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Akshara Rohankar | Mumbai

Late Lata Mangeshkar and legendary actor late Dilip Kumar were known to share a special bond. She would also tie rakhi to the latter.

Nightingale of India, late Lata Mangeshkar and legendary actor late Dilip Kumar were known to share a special bond. So much so that the Queen of Melody would also tie rakhi to the latter. She was among the close ones who visited the late actor during his last days. But do you know the reason why their relation had gone sour, as a result of which they did not speak for 13 long years?

The story dates back to the time when Lata Mangeshkar was to sing ‘Laagin Naahi Chhute’ for the film Musafir, in 1957. At that time, Kumar told music composer Anil Biswas, “The Urdu of Marathis (Maharashtrians) is like dal and rice.” This offended the veteran singer, after which she decided to hone her Urdu speaking skills.

After 13 years when they met in 1970, the veteran singer remarked, “You know, Yusuf saab, I’d always heard you loathed me for being one up on you while recording the Laagi Naahin Chhute Rama duet with you in Musafir. But I only sang the way I can’t help singing any number.”

To this, Kumar gleefully asserted, “It’s precisely because you can’t help singing the way you do that my family and I adore you! How possibly could I loathe a voice so heavenly!”

On February 6, 2022, due to COVID-induced prolonged illness, the illustrious singer passed away in Mumbai.

 

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Politics

‘Even Modiji can’t finish my political career:’ Pankaja Munde

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Radhika Dhawad | Beed

Pankaja Munde (Photo by: Nitin Mankar/Nation Next)

BJP National Secretary Pankaja Munde said even Prime Minister Narendra Modi wouldn’t be able to end her political career if she lived in people’s hearts and minds. Munde said the same on Tuesday while addressing a public rally — part of PM Modi’s birthday celebrations for a fortnight across Maharashtra — at Ambajogai in Maharashtra’s Beed district.

Munde said, “If I live in people’s mind and heart, even Modiji cannot end my political career… Dynasty politics has been prevailing in the Congress party. Modiji, however, wants to end the dynasty rule… I hail from a political family, but if I live in your mind and heart, nobody will be able to finish (end the career) me. If I live in people’s minds and hearts, even Modiji cannot finish my political career.”

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Nagpur News

September 27, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next

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Avani Arya | Nagpur

Nation Next Nagpur Bulletin brings to you a summary of major news events that took place in Nagpur on September 24, 2022.

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