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Rahul Gandhi: Hate-filled narrative spread by TV channels, will share thoughts on current affairs from tomorrow

Rahul Gandhi: Hate-filled narrative spread by TV channels, will share thoughts on current affairs from tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Monday said he will launch a video series to address the country on issues confronting it. “I want to make our current affairs, history and crisis clear and accessible for those interested in the truth,” Gandhi tweeted, saying he will begin from Tuesday. “Today a large part of the Indian news […]

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Nepal’s ambassador to India likely to be recalled as tensions between neighbours rise

Nepal’s ambassador to India likely to be recalled as tensions between neighbours rise

New Delhi: Amid domestic turmoil and the widening diplomatic gap with India over PM K.P. Sharma Oli’s “cartographic engineering exercise”, Nepal could recall its Ambassador to New Delhi, Nilamber Acharya, before the end of his term, ThePrint has learnt. According to diplomatic sources, the Oli government believes that while Nepal and India should hold formal rounds […]

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Electricity to jobs: Uptick in economy but that’s flattening

Electricity to jobs: Uptick in economy but that’s flattening

WHILE unwinding of the national lockdown set off a definite uptick in economic activity, there is an unmistakable plateauing as state authorities slap fresh curbs to counter the viral surge. This trend is seen from June across multiple data sets analysed by The Indian Express: indicators for mobility, both at workplaces and retail areas; electricity consumption, […]

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Covid-19 pandemic: Working memory capacity plays major role in social distancing compliance

Covid-19 pandemic: Working memory capacity plays major role in social distancing compliance

The crucial finding of a research paper suggest that whether you decide to engage in social distancing in the early stages of COVID-19 depends on how much information your working memory could hold. This research paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences was co-authored by Weiwei Zhang, an associate professor of psychology at the University […]

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Psoriasis injection okayed for limited use to treat Covid-19 patients: Drug controller

Psoriasis injection okayed for limited use to treat Covid-19 patients: Drug controller

India’s drug regulator has approved Itolizumab, used to cure skin ailment psoriasis, for restricted emergency use on COVID-19 patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory distress, officials said. Considering the unmet medical needs to treat COVID-19, Drugs Controller General of India Dr V G Somani approved monoclonal antibody injection Itolizumab for restricted emergency use for the treatment […]

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Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall kill 8 in Arunachal Pradesh

Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall kill 8 in Arunachal Pradesh

A series of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed eight people in 24 hours in Arunachal Pradesh. While in Papumpare district, a family of four, including a baby, was buried alive in Tigdo village in Doimukh, a mudslide killed four others in Modirijo village in Itanagar Capital Complex. Earlier in May, three people had […]

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Delhi Court Grants Bail To 82 Bangladeshi Nationals Who Attended Tablighi Jamaat

Delhi Court Grants Bail To 82 Bangladeshi Nationals Who Attended Tablighi Jamaat

A Delhi court Friday granted bail to 82 Bangladeshi nationals who were chargesheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the national capital for allegedly violating visa conditions, indulging in missionary activities illegally and violating government guidelines, issued in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted the relief to the foreigners on […]

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Story of global revival will have India playing a leading role: PM Modi

Story of global revival will have India playing a leading role: PM Modi

In a bid to attract foreign investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said there is faith that the story of global revival from the coronavirus pandemic will have India playing a leading role. Addressing the India Global Week 2020 event, PM Modi said India’s talent-force and her ability to reform and rejuvenate are the two key factors that […]

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Galwan Valley Pullback Shifts LAC By 1 Km To India’s Disadvantage: Report

Galwan Valley Pullback Shifts LAC By 1 Km To India’s Disadvantage: Report

The de facto border — Line of Actual Control — between India and China has been shifted into Indian territory by a kilometre after the mutual troop disengagement in Galwan Valley, a media report said. According to a report in Business Standard, the terms of disengagement, negotiated on June 30 between senior military commanders from both sides, […]

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China’s pullback in Ladakh’s Pangong Finger Area to test disengagement

China’s pullback in Ladakh’s Pangong Finger Area to test disengagement

With disengagement between the Indian and Chinese armies making measurable progress in Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Gogra, the focus of reducing tensions in eastern Ladakh has shifted to the sensitive Finger Area near Pangong Tso, where the Indian Army has observed a marginal thinning of troops, vehicles and removal of structures from a key […]

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