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Andhra to offer Rs 10K instant aid in accidental deaths

Andhra to offer Rs 10K instant aid in accidental deaths

Amaravati, Oct 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government will disburse Rs 10,000 as immediate financial assistance to the kin people succumbing to accidents."Immediate financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to families of those who die in accidents," Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said while launchi...

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Corona surge continues in Kerala, 8,369 more test positive

Corona surge continues in Kerala, 8,369 more test positive

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) In yet another day of high numbers of daily coronavirus cases, Kerala on Wednesday reported 8,369 more infections as its test positivity rate continued to hover above 13 per cent."The day saw 6,839 recoveries while active cases climbed up to 93,425. As many as 2,67,...

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Exporters petition govt on freight increases as shipping companies form 'cartels'

Exporters petition govt on freight increases as shipping companies form 'cartels'

FIEO President Sharad Kumar Saraf, in a letter to Director General Shipping has said that the shipping lines have again increased their freight to main European ports. It is about 60% increase within a week. Similarly freight to Latin American ports have been increased by 50% and for US ports are al...

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624 new corona cases in J&K, 655 more patients recover

624 new corona cases in J&K, 655 more patients recover

Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 624 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking its COVID-19 tally past 89,000 and active cases to 8,088.Of the total 89,582 cases, 80,092 patients have recovered that include 655 discharged from various hospitals on Wednesday...

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Work like warriors to implement NEP: K'taka Dy CM

Work like warriors to implement NEP: K'taka Dy CM

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayana on Wednesday said that all stakeholders need to work like warriors towards the phase-wise implementation of the New Education Policy (NEP).Narayana, who is Minister for Higher Education, was speaking on an online platform on t...

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Couple booked for negligence after COVID-19 positive wife skips treatment

Couple booked for negligence after COVID-19 positive wife skips treatment

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): A couple has been booked under charges for negligent act likely to spread infection of a disease dangerous to life in Delhi after the wife left a hospital, where she tested positive for the virus, to avoid being shifted to a dedicated corona centre.According to t...

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Couple booked for negligence after COVID-19 positive wife skips treatment

Couple booked for negligence after COVID-19 positive wife skips treatment

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): A couple has been booked under charges for negligent act likely to spread infection of a disease dangerous to life in Delhi after the wife left a hospital, where she tested positive for the virus, to avoid being shifted to a dedicated corona centre.According to t...

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CM Amarinder praises farmers for lifting blockade on goods trains

CM Amarinder praises farmers for lifting blockade on goods trains

Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday welcomed the farmer unions' decision to allow movement of goods trains, saying it was in the interest of the state's economy and its revival.Thanking the farmer unions for heeding his appeal, the Chief Minister said the far...

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Will join NCP on Oct 23, have suffered a lot in BJP: Khadse

Will join NCP on Oct 23, have suffered a lot in BJP: Khadse

Jalgaon (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): Eknath Khadse who recently resigned from the BJP said on Wednesday that he will join the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on October 23."I will join the NCP on October 23," Khadse told reporters. He also alleged that he has suffered a lot in the BJP."...

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