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22 Oct 2018, Edition - 1196, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • PMO summons CBI Chief and Special Director
  • Asthana, who is number two in the CBI’s hierarchy, has been booked in a bribery case by the agency in Moin Qureshi graft probe
  • Supreme court will take the decision on the hearing of 19 review Petition in Sabarimala case tomorrow
  • PIL has been submitted for CBI inquiry in Amritsar incident, approval awaited
  • Earthquake of magnitude 3.0 hit Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur at 9:11 am today
  • My government fixing one family’s mistakes, giving credit to leaders like Bose: PM Modi
  • CBI chief trying to frame me, special director Rakesh Asthana wrote to CVC
  • Government plans exam to recruit 6,000 judges for lower courts
  • Petrol pump owners are on a 24-hour strike in New Delhi

Kerala News

Kerala Govt doubles compensation to land surrendered for GAIL project

Covai Post Network

Thrissur: Kerala government has decided to double the compensation to those surrendering their land for GAIL project.This will add to a financial burden of Rs 116 crore on the government exchequre.

The decision was taken at a meeting presided by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.The land owners will get benefit in retrospective from 2012. The width of the land needed to lay gas pipeline has been reduced to two metre in areas where people own less than ten cents. Pipeline will be laid in a planned manner in places where there are no houses at present.

This will be done to facilitate building of houses by the land owners in future. Meanwhile, the action committee of the protesters will meet on Sunday to consider the offers made by the government.

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