# %%%# . . !" &. " & . )*( , , +(,-) " $ " " !& ! # ! ' " ' ! Captain returns home after 16 months in jail BHOPAL: Merchant vessel captain Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, who was arrested and jailed for 16 months in Mauritius after his ship ran aground in July 2020 and triggered oil spill off its coast, has returned to India following his release . from the island country Nandeshwar, who resides with his family members in Bhopal, reunited with them . on Thursday "I am extremely thankful to the Maritime Union of India (MUI) for its support and help in securing my release from Mauritius jail. I am back home because of the relentless efforts of the MUI general secretary Amar Singh Thakur, who consistently pursued my release from the jail through a series of negotiations and representations with the local maritime union of Mauritius, High Commission of India in Port Louis, Shipping Ministry of India and External Affairs Ministry of India," said Nandeshwar in a release issued by the MUI, India's oldest union of merchant navy officers. happiness Expressing over his return, his wife Namrata said, "Yes, finally my husband is back and our ordeal is over. He is fine and has safely reached home." Japanese bulk carrier MV Wakashio under the command of Captain Nandeshwar was en route to Brazil from China when it veered off its course in the evening on July 25, 2020 and hit a coral reef. 35 health employees sacked for getting job on fake certificates ACTION COMES after arrest of 4 officials of the company The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) teams conducted raids at office and residence of Dilip Buildcon chairman, Dilip Suryavanshi, here on Thursday night following arrest of six persons including four company's officials, as per a CBI press release and other officials in Bhopal. The arrest was made while a regional officer of Nation- NO RELIEF FROM COVID ON LAST DAY OF 2021 62 test +ve in city Rate of positivity@ 0.85% # + $, '( + %$ ! , &)% , (.!+(& (/$ , , &)% , - ,(! )(,$-$/ (' -# % ,- 2 (! - (! )(,$-$/ ) -$ '-, (- % 0 , + (+ '.& + (! )(,$-$/ ) -$ '-, -# ( + # 0 , + )(+- (' +$ 2 , ) -$ '-, + & '2 , " --$'" -+ -& '- $' -# $-2 ) -$ '-, # / (- % ' $, # +" ,( ! + 0$-# ) -$ '-, $, # +" (' +$ 2 ( ' 0 , (! 2 &$ +(' 0 , + )(+-# # %-# )- , -# '.& + + & $', $' ' (+ , 0 %% , $' -# ,- - al Highway Authority of India (NHAI) based at Bengaluru Aqeel Ahmad was taking a bribe of Rs 20 lakh from the company's officials. Besides the NHAI officer those arrested include Ratnakaran Sajilal, general manager (Bengaluru), Devendra Jain, executive director, Mahim Pratap Singh Tomar, AGM and Sunil Kumar Verma, an official, all of M/s Dilip Buildcon Limited. A private person Anuj Gupta was also arrested. Centre okays Rs 600 cr addl assistance for flood-hit MP The Centre has approved an additional assistance of Rs 600.50 crore for flood-affected Gwalior-Chambal division and Bidisha district. A high-level committee, headed by Home Minister Amit Shah, gave the approval for the central assistance of Rs 600.50 crore, the Union agriculture ministry said in a statement. Agriculture Minister NS Tomar visited the food-hit districts and also requested the Centre and MP govt for help. Eight districts of Gwaliorand division Chambal Bidisha district were badly impacted due to heavy rains during rain season. A Central team was sent in August to assess the damage. Based on its report, Rs 600.50 crore has been approved from NDRF. On , Thursday a high-level committee, headed by Home Minister Amit Shah, approved additional assistance of Rs 3,063.21 cr from the NDRF to six states hit by floods, landslides and cyclones in 2021. It approved Rs 1,133.35 cr to Gujarat, which was affected by cyclone 'Tauktae', and Rs 586.59 crore to Bengal, which was affected by cyclone 'Yaas'. Apart from Gujarat and Bengal, Assam received Rs 51.53 cr. Karnataka, MP and Uttarakhand, all affected by floods and landslides received Rs 504.06 crore, Rs 600.50 crore and Rs . 187.18 crore respectively The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states. Course correction Raid on trader with SP links The income tax raids on perfume traders in UP are at turning into a farce least, this is the public perception that the authorities have unwittingly created. Last week, the• Directorate General of GST Intelligence had swooped down on the premises of one Piyush Jain and recovered piles of cash stashed away in trunks and cupboards. In the hype that ensued, it was erroneously concluded that Jain was close to the Samajwadi Party; this became political fodder for the BJP in the poll-bound state with party leaders suggesting that the cash belonged to Akhilesh Yadav. This time, in a course correction, the authorities descended on the intended another perfume target trader named Piyush Jain, a Samajwadi Party MLC who had sometime back launched the SP Itar. Several other perfume traders were also in the dragnet, most of them known for their proximity to the Samajwadi Party. Sensing a political opportunity thanks to the television optics Chief Akhilesh Yadav reached Kannauj and lost no time in addressing the media. Devendra Jain is said to be brother of an IPS officer. "The CBI arrested a Regional Officer of NHAI, Bangalore, four officials including GM, executive director, , AGM of a private company with head office at Bhopal and site office at Benguluru and a private person in an alleged bribery case of Rs 20 lakh", said the press release. "Searches are being conducted at the premises of accused including at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Cochin, Gurugram, Bhopal etc. Cash of Rs 4 crore (appropx) from the premises of private person and cash of Rs 4 Lakh from the premises of regional officer of NHAI were recovered. Thirty five out of 119 employees of health department who were facing an inquiry for obtaining jobs by furnishing fake certificates have been sacked and an action has been initiated to recover the their against amount salaries and allowances. The accused have caused loss of crores of rupees to the government exchequer as Rs 1,67,18,850 have been paid to them as salaries and allowances. An FIR has been registered in this regard. Disciplinary action has been taken against accused under provisions of Civil Services Act, 1966. Finally, PSC-2019 main exam results out 13 PER CENT EXTRA CANDIDATES SELECTED IN UR CATEGORY DUE TO OBC RESERVATION TANGLE Apply for interview till January 31 The wait of the candidates took state service main examination-2019 got over on the last day of 2021. After holding it for nearly 9 months, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) finally released results on Friday evening. For tackling OBC quota dispute, MPPSC increased the number of candidates belonging to general i.e. unre. served category A total of 1918 candidates have been selected for the final round of interview. The PSC exam2019 was held in March for filling 571 vacancies in different departments. According to the rules, three times the % .% -$(' $' -# + ,.%# (! -# & $' 1 &$' -$(' # , ' (' $' ,. # 0 2 -# - -# )+( ,, ( , '(# / -( 2 -# ' %% $,$(' (! -# (.+- ' -#$, + " + $',-+. -$(', 0 + (+ + $/ !+(& -# -# !$' % +(.' 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