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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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After Corps Commander-level talks, Chinese Army moves back tents, troops by 1-2 km in Galwan

After Corps Commander-level talks, Chinese Army moves back tents, troops by 1-2 km in Galwan

New Delhi [India]: The Chinese Army has moved back tents, vehicles and troops by 1-2 kilometres from locations where disengagement was agreed upon at Corps Commander-level talks, Indian Army sources said on Monday.Chinese heavy armoured vehicles are still present in the depth areas in the Galwan riv...

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8 lakh Indians may be forced to leave after Kuwait approves Expat quota bill

8 lakh Indians may be forced to leave after Kuwait approves Expat quota bill

Kuwait City [Kuwait]: The legal and legislative committee of Kuwait's National Assembly has approved the draft expat quota bill, which could result in 8 lakh Indians leaving the country.The National Assembly's legal and legislative committee has determined that the draft expat quota bill is constitu...

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Expect more rain in Mumbai today: IMD

Expect more rain in Mumbai today: IMD

New Delhi: Mumbai's suburbs and neighbouring Thane district received over 100 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, the IMD said on Monday and predicted more heavy showers in those areas and other parts of Konkan Maharashtra. The observatory in Thane-Belapur Industrial Association area recorded 213.4 mm...

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106-yr-old who was child during Spanish Flu survives COVID-19

106-yr-old who was child during Spanish Flu survives COVID-19

New Delhi: A centenarian man from Delhi, who was four years old during the 1918 Spanish Flu, has survived COVID-19 and recovered faster than his son, in his 70s, at a dedicated coronavirus facility in Delhi, doctors said.The 106-year-old patient (name withheld), a resident of Old Delhi, was discharg...

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Rahul only knows how to demoralise India: BJP

Rahul only knows how to demoralise India: BJP

New Delhi: Launching a fresh attack on Rahul Gandhi, BJP president J P Nadda said on Monday that the Congress leader "has not attended" a single meeting of Parliament's standing committee on defence but continues to "demoralise" the nation and question the valour of armed forces.Nadda's tweets came ...

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Kerala makes COVID guidelines mandatory till July 2021

Kerala makes COVID guidelines mandatory till July 2021

Kochi: The Kerala government has made it mandatory for public to adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines such as wearing of masks for the next one year, as part of its measures to tackle the spread of the virus in the state.Through an amendment brought to the Epidemic Diseases Act, the state government...

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