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India records 14,849 new corona cases; active cases 1.84 lakh

India records 14,849 new corona cases; active cases 1.84 lakh

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India recorded 14,849 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the active cases to 1,84,408 and total tally to 1,06,54,533, Health Ministry data said. A total of 155 more fatalities took the country's COVID death toll to 1,53,339.In all, 1,03,16,786 patients have recovered so...

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11th National Voters' Day to be celebrated on Monday

11th National Voters' Day to be celebrated on Monday

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Election Commission of India will celebrate eleventh National Voters Day with the theme of 'Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed'.During the event on Monday, President Ram Nath Kovind will confer the National Awards for the year 2020-21 and launch ECI's W...

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14 held, Rs 35 lakhs seized in Karnataka PSC exam leak

14 held, Rs 35 lakhs seized in Karnataka PSC exam leak

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 24 (ANI): The total number of people who have been arrested in the Karnataka Public Service Commission First Division Assistant (FDA) examination paper leak case has reached 14 on Sunday, the police informed."Total 14 people arrested so far, Rs 35 lakhs in cash...

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No case of bird flu in Jharkhand, Rapid Response Teams formed for proper surveillance

No case of bird flu in Jharkhand, Rapid Response Teams formed for proper surveillance

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], January 24 (ANI): Jharkhand has not reported any positive case of avian influenza or bird flu to date, the Animal Husbandry Department of Jharkhand said on Sunday.At least 4,353 samples including general and dead wild birds have been sent to the lab for the test to date.N...

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'Pakistan zindabad' slogans raised as families race e-bikes near Delhi's Khan Market metro station

'Pakistan zindabad' slogans raised as families race e-bikes near Delhi's Khan Market metro station

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): 'Pakistan zindabad' slogans were raised during e-bike race between families near Khan Market metro station in the national capital in the wee hours of Sunday, the Delhi Police informed. According to the police, "Tughlaq Road police station received a PCR call th...

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PM Modi lauds people for empowering girl child, ensuring 'Desh ki beti' leads life of dignity, opportunity

PM Modi lauds people for empowering girl child, ensuring 'Desh ki beti' leads life of dignity, opportunity

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, Prime minister Narendra Modi appreciated those working towards empowering the girl child and ensuring "Desh ki beti" leads a life of dignity and opportunity. The Prime Minister also extended greetings and saluted the ac...

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'Dedicated my life to the cause of Amazon forests'

'Dedicated my life to the cause of Amazon forests'

In Brazil, he took a doctorate degree and completed three post-doctoral studies. He has a law degree as well and is the only Indian origin lawyer practicing in the South American country. He has been a major environmental activist and even lived in a houseboat on the Amazon river. The following are ...

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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over high fuel prices

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over high fuel prices

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Central government over rising fuel prices, former Congress President and party MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the government has been busy collecting tax despite the prevailing high inflation. "Modi ji has achieved tremendous growth in 'GDP'...

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Uttarakhand govt to increase ex-gratia for kin of soldiers killed in action

Uttarakhand govt to increase ex-gratia for kin of soldiers killed in action

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], January 24 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has announced that an ex-gratia granted to the families of soldiers killed in action will be increased to Rs 15 lakh from Rs 10 lakh."Ex-gratia granted to next of kin of personnel of Army and paramilit...

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India reports 14,849 new COVID-19 cases

India reports 14,849 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): India reported 14,849 new COVID-19 cases, 15,948 discharges and 155 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the data of the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.With this, the total coronavirus cases in the country have mounted to 1,06,54,533 including 1,84,408 a...

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