Briefly Nation: Kaziranga park to reopen today
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Kaziranga park to reopen today
GUWAHATI: Despite having suffered major damages due to three waves of floods in the past four months, Kaziranga National Park will reopen for tourists on Thursday. While elephant safari will resume from Thursday, jeep safaris will resume in a few weeks, said the park's Director, as some repair works are yet to be completed. Manas, another national park in Assam, will reopen on Sunday.
HRD workshop on vigilance awareness
NEW DELHI: The Human Resource Development Ministry organised a workshop on 'Vigilance Awareness' to sensitize CVOs and other concerned officers of educational institutes dealing with purchases, tenders and civil works in these organizations. R Sri Kumar, Vigilance Commissioner, said there was a need to move on from punitive and preventive vigilance to proactive, predictive and participative vigilance. He also emphasised on the need to inculcate ethical values in students.
Dara encounter: SC stays Rathore's trial
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed criminal proceedings against former BJP minister Rajendra Singh Rathore in connection with the killing of Rajasthan liquor smuggler Dara Singh in an alleged fake encounter in 2006. The apex court sought the response of the Central Bureau of Investigation on the petition filed by Rathore, challenging the Rajasthan High Court's order. The court later fixed November 27 as the next date of hearing of the case.
Armymen booked for assault in J&K
SRINAGAR: The J&K Police on Wednesday registered a case against unknown Armymen in north Kashmir's Baramulla for assaulting and robbing drivers and passengers plying on highway early in the morning. Officials said some Army personnel had set up naka on the highway near Military Police checkpost on the outskirts of the town. They stopped vehicles and without any reason started thrashing passengers and drivers. Three persons who were thrashed were admitted to hospital and later discharged. Eight persons reported the matter to the police and also blamed the Armymen for snatching their money. The injured included employees of the Animal Husbandry department who were travelling in an official vehicle.
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