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Haryana DGP gets one year extension

Haryana DGP gets one year extension

Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Despite the reservations of Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij, Director General of Police (DGO) Manoj Yadava, who was due to return to central deputation, on Tuesday got a one-year extension to continue in the state, said a notification by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).T...

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Miguel Cardona confirmed as US Education Secy

Miguel Cardona confirmed as US Education Secy

Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US Senate has voted to confirm Miguel Cardona, a former public school teacher, as the country's new Secretary of Education.On Monday, Cordona was confirmed after a 64-33 vote, reports Xinhua news agency.At his confirmation hearing last month, Cardona pledged to provide...

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Delhi riots: Judge quotes Russian Novelist, says 'hundred suspicion don't make a proof'

Delhi riots: Judge quotes Russian Novelist, says 'hundred suspicion don't make a proof'

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) : "From a hundred rabbits you can't make a horse, a hundred suspicions don't make a proof," said the Additional Sessions Judge of a district court in Delhi, quoting Russian Novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky, while dropping charges of attempt to murder against two accused in the De...

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Trumps received Covid vax before leaving WH

Trumps received Covid vax before leaving WH

Washington, March 2 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump were administered coronavirus vaccines in private before they departed the White House in January, according to a media report.The New York Times report on Monday citing an adviser said that it was not known if th...

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Andhra trade body urges FM to allot mega textile park

Andhra trade body urges FM to allot mega textile park

Amaravati, March 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation (AP Chambers) officials have submitted a representation to the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to allot an integrated mega textile park in the state.K.V.S. Prakash Rao, President of AP Chambers and its Ge...

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Cong workers protest against Azad for praising Modi

Cong workers protest against Azad for praising Modi

Jammu, March 2 (IANS) The Congress workers on Tuesday staged a protest against senior leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu for praising Prime Minister Narindra Modi.Holding party flags in their hands they raised slogans against Azad and burnt his effigy.They said his praise for...

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Voices against dissenters rising in Congress

Voices against dissenters rising in Congress

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The first voice against senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has been raised in his hometurf in Jammu with scores of party workers raising slogans against him, even burning his effigy.The Congress has called J&K state President Ghulam Ahmed Meer to Delhi to discuss the s...

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Delhi air quality 'moderate'

Delhi air quality 'moderate'

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The air quality of the national capital improved to 'moderate' category on Tuesday, but is likely to deteriorate due to an increase in mineral dust contribution in the coming days.Delhi's air quality index stood at 165 micrograms per cubic meter at noon. AQI within the limi...

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EU to introduce health passport system

EU to introduce health passport system

Brussels, March 2 (IANS) The European Commission's Vice President Margaritis Schinas said that it is set to introduce a Digital Green Pass that will enable the continent's safe opening "while preserving the sacrifices done so far".Addressing an online press conference following an informal meeting o...

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Jio partners Firework for video 'stories'

Jio partners Firework for video 'stories'

Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Reliance Jio has roped in Silicon Valley-based short video platform Firework to offer vertical video "stories" to its over 100 million KaiOS users in India, the two companies said on Tuesday.Jio has embraced Firework's "stories" and made it available to the KaiOS users under t...

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