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WB: Total lockdown in containment zones from July 9

WB: Total lockdown in containment zones from July 9

Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to impose complete lockdown in all the designated Covid-19 containment zones across the state from July 9.According to sources in the state secretariat Nabanna, the new restrictions will be imposed in all the containment zone...

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No cancellation of exams for varsity students

No cancellation of exams for varsity students

New Delhi: Ending all speculation over the holding of university examinations, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said the UGC has changed its earlier guidelines for university examinations.These changes were made in consultation with the Ministry of Home Affa...

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PM Narendra Modi made India proud as China agreed to disengage at LAC: BJP

PM Narendra Modi made India proud as China agreed to disengage at LAC: BJP

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made India proud as China has agreed to disengage at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said NV Subhash, BJP's Telangana spokesperson on Tuesday."Nation conveys its gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making India proud as Chin...

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Donald Trump expected to refile paperwork to end DACA program

Donald Trump expected to refile paperwork to end DACA program

Washington: US President Donald Trump is expected to refile paperwork this week to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, that offers protection for thousands of young immigrants and work lawfully.White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows hinted in an interview on Monday that t...

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COVID-19 just rising trend of diseases: UN report

COVID-19 just rising trend of diseases: UN report

New Delhi: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and disrupt economies across the world, a new UN report warns further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population.The report sets out 10 recommenda...

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872 rail employees, kin, ex-staffers test corona positive

872 rail employees, kin, ex-staffers test corona positive

New Delhi: As many as 872 employees of the Central Railway and Western Railway, their family members and retired personnel have so far tested positive for coronavirus and 86 of them have died, officials said. All of them were admitted to the Western Railways Jagjivan Ram Hospital in Mumbai which was...

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Anti-China protests held in PoK against illegal construction of dams

Anti-China protests held in PoK against illegal construction of dams

Muzaffarabad [PoK]: Protests against China and Pakistan have been taking place in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), against the illegal construction of Dams on the Neelam and Jhelum rivers.On Monday, a massive protest rally was held by residents to condemn illegal construction of...

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COVID-19 cases rise to 7.19 lakh, death toll at 20,160

COVID-19 cases rise to 7.19 lakh, death toll at 20,160

New Delhi: Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in India have risen to 7,19,665, according to the latest update from the Union Health Ministry. This number includes cases involving foreign nationals, patients who have recovered and the death toll.The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus pandem...

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India, China agree to ensure complete disengagement of troops along LAC for peace restoration

India, China agree to ensure complete disengagement of troops along LAC for peace restoration

New Delhi [India]: India and China have agreed that it was necessary to ensure at the earliest the complete disengagement of the troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), and de-escalation from India-China border areas for full restoration of peace and tranquillity.The Special Representatives o...

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'Aug 15 for COVID-19 vaccine launch unfeasible'

'Aug 15 for COVID-19 vaccine launch unfeasible'

New Delhi: The Indian Academy of Sciences, a Bengaluru-based body of scientists, has said the Indian Council for Medical Research's  target to launch a coronavirus vaccine by August 15 is "unfeasible" and "unrealistic".The IASc said while there is an unquestioned urgent need, vaccine developmen...

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