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Indian Army to get drones from Israel, America for surveillance along China border

Indian Army to get drones from Israel, America for surveillance along China border

 In a major boost to its capabilities, the Indian Army is soon going to get Israeli Heron and American mini drones for upgrading its surveillance capabilities in Eastern Ladakh and other areas along the China border. “The deals for the acquisition of the Heron surveillance drones is in the final stages and is expected to […]

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‘This is absolutely wrong’: Arvind Kejriwal over use of water cannons on protesting farmers

‘This is absolutely wrong’: Arvind Kejriwal over use of water cannons on protesting farmers

It is absolutely wrong that farmers are being prevented from holding peaceful demonstrations against the Centre’s new farm laws and water cannons are being used on them, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today. Haryana put up road barricades along its border with Punjab on Wednesday as farmers in the adjoining state massed with their […]

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National coronavirus cases remain below 50,000 for 19th consecutive day

National coronavirus cases remain below 50,000 for 19th consecutive day

India’s COVID-19 caseload increased to 92.66 lakh with 44,489 new infections being reported in a day while the recoveries surged to 86.79 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday. The country’s infection tally mounted to 92,66,705 while the death toll climbed to 1,35,223 with 524 new fatalities, the Ministry data updated at 8 am […]

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Looking to ‘sink differences’, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder invites Navjot Sidhu for lunch

Looking to ‘sink differences’, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder invites Navjot Sidhu for lunch

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday invited former Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for lunch on Wednesday. The two leaders have been cold-shouldering each other in the past and it would perhaps be their first meeting to bury the hatchet. FLASH: Punjab CM @capt_amarinder has invited Navjot Singh Sidhu for lunch tomorrow (Nov 25). He & @sherryontopp are […]

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Marginal improvement in Delhi’s air quality, stays in ‘poor’ category

Marginal improvement in Delhi’s air quality, stays in ‘poor’ category

Delhi’s air quality recorded a marginal improvement on Saturday morning due to favourable wind speed but remained in the “poor” category. Government agencies said the air quality index (AQI) was likely to improve to the “moderate” category later in the day. The city’s AQI was 263 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 296 […]

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Second Covid wave striking Punjab is a certainty, says Amarinder

Second Covid wave striking Punjab is a certainty, says Amarinder

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday offered all possible help to Delhi in managing its spiralling Covid cases, even as he lauded the “unsung heroes” of Punjab for their excellent work in handling the pandemic in the state, while assuring full preparedness by his government to augment health care facilities to prepare for a […]

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Income Tax dept conducts searches at 16 locations in Ludhiana, Delhi, UP

Income Tax dept conducts searches at 16 locations in Ludhiana, Delhi, UP

The Income Tax Department started a search and survey action in the case of a leading cattle feed producer in Northern India. The search and survey actions are being carried out at 16 locations in Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Noida, Delhi and Ludhiana. The I-T department said that the main allegations against the group are that it […]

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Covid-19: ICU Beds With Ventilators Not Available At Nearly 60 Hospitals In Delhi

Covid-19: ICU Beds With Ventilators Not Available At Nearly 60 Hospitals In Delhi

Amid spiralling cases of Covid-19 in the national capital, the number of available Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds equipped with ventilators is shrinking fast at several hospitals here, with zero vacancy at nearly 60 facilities, according to official data. The rise in cases of the infection has happened at a time when approaching winter and […]

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Covid-19: Delhi Govt’s Revised Containment Strategy To Be Announced Soon: Officials

Covid-19: Delhi Govt’s Revised Containment Strategy To Be Announced Soon: Officials

The Delhi government is working on revising its containment strategy and is likely to conduct a survey in the high-coronavirus incidence areas of the city, officials said on Monday, a day after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Union Home Minister Amit Shah for a review of the Covid-19 situation in the capital. A top official […]

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RJD to boycott Nitish Kumar’s oath-taking ceremony

RJD to boycott Nitish Kumar’s oath-taking ceremony

Bihar’s main opposition party RJD on Monday said it will boycott the oath-taking ceremony of Nitish Kumar as chief minister, claiming the mandate in the elections was “against the NDA” which has been changed by a “fraud”. Kumar is scheduled to take oath as chief minister for the seventh time in Raj Bhavan this evening. […]

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