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Cabinet approves 17% rise in minimum numbers of corporators in municipal corporations & councils

Cabinet approves 17% rise in minimum numbers of corporators in municipal corporations & councils
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The Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday approved an increase in the number of elected members in municipal corporations and municipal councils, except for Mumbai, in view of the exploding population in the state and the need to speed up urban development schemes.

At present, the number of members in the corporation is a minimum of 65 members and a maximum of 175 members.

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Chill in hills: Snow, rain forecast in Himachal Pradesh till December 4

Chill in hills: Snow, rain forecast in Himachal Pradesh till December 4
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The western disturbance active over the region will bring rain and snow in Himachal Pradesh till December 4.

Shimla meteorological centre director Surender Paul said on Tuesday that a yellow weather warning has been issued for snowfall in the higher hills and thunderstorm and lightning in the middle hills of the state on December 3.

Another western disturbance is likely to hit the region on December 4.

The weather department has forecast disruption in essential services such as power and communication and blockade of roads in Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba and the higher reaches of Shimla district due to the snowfall.

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Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal`s 11-year-old tweet raises a storm on social media

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal`s 11-year-old tweet raises a storm on social media
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A ‘controversial’ 11-year-old tweet by Twitter’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Parag Agrawal has gone viral on social media, with conservatives expressing their displeasure over it.

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