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Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda Takes Oath As Rajya Sabha Member

Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda Takes Oath As Rajya Sabha Member

Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Sunday took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha. Gowda, 87, was in June elected to the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka. This is the first time that the JD(S) leader has become a member of the Upper House since 1996. When the House met for the […]

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Parliament: Lok Sabha leaders reach consensus on curtailing Monsoon Session, Speaker to take final call

Parliament: Lok Sabha leaders reach consensus on curtailing Monsoon Session, Speaker to take final call

Amid intensifying scare of Covid-19 spread in the premises of the Parliament building, MPs in the Lok Sabha have reached a consensus to curtail the ongoing Monsoon Session. With the treasury benches insisting on passing the bills listed and the opposition seeking debates on crucial issues, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is expected to take a final […]

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NIA arrests 9 suspected Al Qaeda operatives for ‘planning terror attacks’

NIA arrests 9 suspected Al Qaeda operatives for ‘planning terror attacks’

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested nine suspected Al Qaeda operatives for allegedly planning a terror strike in various parts of the country at the behest of handlers from Pakistan. The agency swooped down on the group operating out of Murshidabad in West Bengal and Ernakulam in Kerala in an early morning raid, […]

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Rs 750 for burnt restaurant, Rs 8,500 for store: Delhi Assembly panel flags gaps in riot relief

Rs 750 for burnt restaurant, Rs 8,500 for store: Delhi Assembly panel flags gaps in riot relief

After his small restaurant in Gokulpuri was vandalised and looted during the Northeast Delhi riots, Usman Ali sought  Rs 3 lakh in damages from the state government. He was paid Rs 750. Days into her pregnancy, on February 25, Gulzeb Parveen’s husband Moshin Ali was killed. His charred body was found metres from the Khajuri […]

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India To Receive 100 Million Doses Of Sputnik V Vaccine From Russia

India To Receive 100 Million Doses Of Sputnik V Vaccine From Russia

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russia’s sovereign wealth fund and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (Dr. Reddy’s), a global pharmaceutical company headquartered out of India, have agreed to cooperate for clinical trials and distribution of Sputnik V vaccine in India. Upon regulatory approval in India, RDIF shall supply 100 million doses of the vaccine to […]

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COVID-19 tally in India crosses 50-lakh mark

COVID-19 tally in India crosses 50-lakh mark

New Delhi:  India’s COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 50 lakh, just 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh with 90,123 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries surged to 39,42,360 on Wednesday pushing the recovery rate to 78.53 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 50,20,359, […]

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COVID-19 tally in India breaches 48-lakh mark; death toll climbs 79,722

COVID-19 tally in India breaches 48-lakh mark; death toll climbs 79,722

New Delhi:India’s COVID-19 case tally crossed 48 lakh with 92,071 new infections being reported in a day, while over 37.8 lakh people have recuperated taking the national recovery rate to 78 per cent on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 48,46,427, while the death toll climbed to […]

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Serum Institute to resume Covid-19 vaccine trial after DGCI gives nod

Serum Institute to resume Covid-19 vaccine trial after DGCI gives nod

After pharma company AstraZeneca announced the resumption of its Covid-19 vaccine trial in the UK, its India partner Serum Institute said it will also restart the trials once the Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) gives the nod. DGCI has earlier sent a show-cause notice to the Pune-based firm, questioning why it has not stopped trials […]

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India Reports Over 97,000 Covid Cases, 1,200 Deaths In 24 Hours

India Reports Over 97,000 Covid Cases, 1,200 Deaths In 24 Hours

India’s COVID-19 caseload raced past 46 lakh with a record 97,570 infections being reported in a day, while 36,24,196 people have recuperated so far taking the national recovery rate to 77.77 per cent on Saturday, according to Union health ministry data. The total number of coronavirus cases has mounted to 46,59,984, while the death toll […]

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DGCA To Indigo: Take Action Against Media Personnel Who Violated Air Safety, Covid Norms On Kangana Flight

DGCA To Indigo: Take Action Against Media Personnel Who Violated Air Safety, Covid Norms On Kangana Flight

The aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked private airline IndiGo to file a detailed report on the action taken against the alleged violations of air safety norms by media persons during a flight which had actor Kangana Ranaut on board. Ranaut was flying from Chandigarh to Mumbai. The DGCA has come […]

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