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J&K reports 473 new Covid cases, tally at 23,927

J&K reports 473 new Covid cases, tally at 23,927

Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) recorded 473 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the tally to 23,927, health officials said.A statement issued by the Information and Public Relations department said that of the 473 cases, 128 are from Jammu division and 345 from Kashmir division.So f...

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Congress slams Nadda over Chinese links

Congress slams Nadda over Chinese links

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Congress has slammed BJP President J.P. Nadda for dragging the opposition party and the Supreme Court into the controversy over the Congress' alleged links with the Communist Party of China.Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted, "Dear Nadda ji, absurdity is your...

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'Want me removed': Vijayan loses cool at media over gold smuggling case

'Want me removed': Vijayan loses cool at media over gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) In wake of the media highlighting the NIA report on the gold smuggling case that claimed prime accused Swapna Suresh was influential in his office, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday hit out at the media, alleging it of functioning with an agenda for hi...

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Jharkhand CM asks official to help international footballer making leaf plates for a living

Jharkhand CM asks official to help international footballer making leaf plates for a living

Dhanbad (Jharkhand) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): After a journalist tweeted about the difficult conditions in which international footballer Sangeeta Soren was living, Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday asked the divisional commissioner to help her and said that his government would soon come up with a ...

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Jharkhand CM asks official to help international footballer making leaf plates for a living

Jharkhand CM asks official to help international footballer making leaf plates for a living

Dhanbad (Jharkhand) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): After a journalist tweeted about the difficult conditions in which international footballer Sangeeta Soren was living, Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday asked the divisional commissioner to help her and said that his government would soon come up with a ...

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Gujarat delinks SGST incentives in new industrial policy

Gujarat delinks SGST incentives in new industrial policy

Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Friday announced its new industrial policy as it delinked incentives for industries under the State Goods & Services Tax (SGST).Now incentives of up to 12 per cent of the Fixed Capital Investment (FCI) will be given to industries instead of the SGS...

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MLAs' phones were never tapped: Rajasthan Police

MLAs' phones were never tapped: Rajasthan Police

Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police on Friday clarified that they did not tap the phones of any MLA or MP."The allegation of recording conversations via intercom is fake and fictitious. The Rajasthan Police always act to prevent criminal activities and illegal phone tapping is a criminal act,"...

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Terrorist hideout busted in Poonch

Terrorist hideout busted in Poonch

Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The police and the army on Friday busted a terrorist hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district and recovered arms and ammunition, including two AK-47 rifles and four magazines.The recoveries were made after the police and the army initiated a joint search operation in a f...

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Pay salaries of Covid Warriors, Congress workers tell CM Kejriwal

Pay salaries of Covid Warriors, Congress workers tell CM Kejriwal

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): A large number of Delhi Congress workers took out a Nyay March to the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and submitted a memorandum demanding payment of pending salaries of Covid Warriors in the MCDs and the Delhi government.During its protest, the party d...

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BSF seizes silver ornaments at India-Bangladesh border

BSF seizes silver ornaments at India-Bangladesh border

Basirhat (West Bengal) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) seized silver ornaments from a bike while it was being smuggled to Bangladesh in West Bengal's Kaijuri, BSF South Bengal said.According to the force, the incident occurred on August 6 when ornaments worth Rs 9,60,720 were s...

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