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PM’s J&K All-Party Meet On Delimitation Exercise, Not Statehood:Report

PM’s J&K All-Party Meet On Delimitation Exercise, Not Statehood:Report

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting on June 24 with the political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir is about the delimitation exercise, which has started in the new Union Territory ahead of the assembly elections, sources said today, brushing off speculation about a restoration of statehood. Though the government has promised that statehood will […]

MHA asks states, UTs to not lower guard, calibrated opening up of lockdown advised

New Delhi, Jun 18 (UNI) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday asked all states and Union Territories to keep a close watch while relaxing restrictions in a cautious manner and ensure that there is no complacency in adhering to COVID-19-appropriate behaviour. Referring to the visuals of marketplaces on social media where people are […]

President, Vice-President, PM mourn demise of ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of legendary sprinter Milkha Singh due to post-COVID complications at the age of 91. Expressing grief over the passing away of the sports icon on Friday night, Mr Kovind said the story […]

India reports 60,753 new COVID cases, 1,647 fatalities

India reports 60,753 new COVID cases, 1,647 fatalities

A total of 97,743 patients recuperated during the past 24 hours, pushing the number of recoveries to 2,86,78,390. With these new recoveries, recovery rate jumped from 96.03 to 96.16 per cent. Meanwhile, the death toll stands at 1.29 per cent.Now, active caseload further declined to 7,60,019, the lowest in 74 days, shows the data. Meanwhile, […]

Breaking:Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha arrives at Delhi to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Breaking:Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha arrives at Delhi to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha arrives at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Four killed, 7 injured in car-trailer collision in Bikaner

Four killed, 7 injured in car-trailer collision in Bikaner

Bikaner, Jun 18 (UNI) Four people were killed and seven others injured when an SUV collided with a trailer near Jamsar in the district on Friday. The SUV, proceeding towards Nokha in Bikaner from Hanumangarh, collided with the gravel-laden trailer at 0530 hrs. Three people were killed on the spot while one succumbed to the […]

PM Modi launches COVID-19 training prog to upskill 1 lakh frontline workers

PM Modi launches COVID-19 training prog to upskill 1 lakh frontline workers

New Delhi, Jun 18 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday virtually launched a ‘Customised Crash Course’ programme to train one lakh frontline workers. While unveiling the programme virtually, the PM said, ‘Covid-19 is very much among us with a strong possibility of the virus being mutated. Hence, the country’s preparations have to be stepped […]

India reports 62,480 new nCoV cases, 1,587 deaths

India reports 62,480 new nCoV cases, 1,587 deaths

New Delhi, Jun 18 (UNI) India recorded 62,480 fresh infections of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the overall cases to 2,97,62,793, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. Besides, the country also saw 1,587 deaths, the lowest since April 18 this year, pushing the total number of fatalities to 3,83,490. The […]

India logs 67,208 new nCoV cases; 2,330 deaths

India logs 67,208 new nCoV cases; 2,330 deaths

New Delhi, Jun 17 ;India reported 67,208 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 2,97,00,313, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. Besides, the country also saw 2,330 deaths, pushing the total number of fatalities to 3,81,903. The death toll stands at 1.29 per […]

Decision to increase gap between Covishield doses based on scientific evidence: NTAGI chief

Decision to increase gap between Covishield doses based on scientific evidence: NTAGI chief

New Delhi, Jun 16 (UNI): Decision to increase the gap between two Covishield doses from 4-6 weeks to 12-16 weeks was based on scientific evidence, Chairman of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), Dr N K Arora said. On May 13, the Centre had announced that it has accepted the COVID-19 Working Group’s recommendation […]

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