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Himachal CM inaugurates Technology Innovation Hub at IIT Mandi

Himachal CM inaugurates Technology Innovation Hub at IIT Mandi

Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) [India], February 24 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday inaugurated Technology Innovation Hub developed with an investment of Rs 110 crores at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi.The Chief Minister was presiding over the 12th Founda...

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COVID-19: Odisha govt issues operational strategy for vaccination of people with co-morbidities

COVID-19: Odisha govt issues operational strategy for vaccination of people with co-morbidities

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], February 24 (ANI): The Odisha government has issued an operational strategy for initiating the vaccination of the elderly population and persons with co-morbidities in the state on Wednesday.The government mentioned in the order that COVID-19 vaccination was started in ...

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BJP MLC moves censure motion against Rahul Gandhi over his 'MP in north' remark

BJP MLC moves censure motion against Rahul Gandhi over his 'MP in north' remark

Patna (Bihar) [India], February 24 (ANI): Bihar MLC Sanjay Mayukh on Wednesday moved a censure motion in the state Assembly against Wayanad lawmaker Rahul Gandhi over his "MP in north" remark, stating that he has 'hurt sentiments of Bihar's people.'"It is a question on North India and by extension o...

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Mukhtar Ansari custody: UP, Punjab spar over Art 32 use

Mukhtar Ansari custody: UP, Punjab spar over Art 32 use

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the Punjab governments have locked horns over whether a state government can file a petition under the Constitution's Article 32 to claim fundamental rights.The UP government had moved the Supreme Court under this constitutional provision seeking direct...

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Govt has no intention of protecting culprits of Hirenagavalli blast: K Sudhakar

Govt has no intention of protecting culprits of Hirenagavalli blast: K Sudhakar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 24 (ANI): Karnataka Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday asserted that the state government had no intention of protecting the culprits in the Hirenagavalli blast incident that took place in Chikkaballapura earlier this week."Several suspects have already been ...

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Delhi records 200 new COVID-19 cases, 115 recoveries in last 24 hours

Delhi records 200 new COVID-19 cases, 115 recoveries in last 24 hours

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Delhi reported 200 fresh COVID-19 cases, 115 recoveries, and two deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Delhi health department's data on Wednesday.With the addition of new infections, the cumulative COVID-19 cases in the national capital reached 6,38,373...

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Srinagar-Leh Highway to be opened for traffic from Feb 28

Srinagar-Leh Highway to be opened for traffic from Feb 28

Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The Srinagar-Leh highway will be opened for regulated traffic from February 28, officials said on Wednesday.Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, P.K. Pole on Wednesday convened a meeting of officers to review status of the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri (SSG) road scheduled to be throw...

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Bihar MLA urges PM to bring population control law for country's benefit

Bihar MLA urges PM to bring population control law for country's benefit

Patna (Bihar) [India], February 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Bihar Neeraj Bablu on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring population control law for the country's benefit.He clarified that he was not targeting a particular group but was talking about the benefit of ...

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Andhra Pradesh reports 94 new COVID-19 cases

Andhra Pradesh reports 94 new COVID-19 cases

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 24 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh reported 94 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday taking the total count of cases to 8,89,503.According to the data from the state COVID nodal officer, the state has 603 active COVID-19 cases.The death toll in the state stands at 7,168 ...

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Bihar cop shot dead as liquor smugglers open fire on police during raid

Bihar cop shot dead as liquor smugglers open fire on police during raid

Sitamarhi (Bihar) [India], February 24 (ANI): A police sub-inspector was shot dead in the Majorganj area of Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Tuesday when he had gone to arrest a person accused in an illegal liquor sale case. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police PN Sahu, the late sub-inspector D...

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