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  • Vivek to be cremated with full police honours : TN govt
  • Madhupur Bypolls: Average voter turnout of 53 67 pc till 1300HRS
  • Bengal records a high turnout of more than 52 pc till 1315 hours
  • India's COVID-19 vaccinations nears 12 cr doses
  • Lalu Yadav granted bail by Jharkhand HC, hurdles cleared for coming out of jail
  • PM Modi remembers Chandra Shekhar on his birth anniv
  • Mamata will get the certificate of 'ex-chief minister' on May 2 : Modi
  • Naveen urges Modi to make Covid vaccines available outside government supply chain
  • Lalu Yadav granted bail by Jharkhand HC, hurdles cleared for coming out of jail
  • Odisha reports over 3000 covid+ ve cases for second day today,CM urges Modi to rush 25lakh covid vaccine doses
  • Madhupur bypolls: average voter turnout of 35 61 pc reported till 1100hrs, polling on peacefully
  • All party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss Covid scenario in K'taka postponed
  • Kejriwal appeals to people to follow "weekend curfew"
  • Polling in Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in progress, 17 8 pc voting recorded till 1100 hours
  • Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting
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Adequate nutrition, positive environment key to child’s development: VP

Adequate nutrition, positive environment key to child’s development: VP

New Delhi, Sep 4 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for a well-strategised collective action on multiple fronts to ensure well-being of young children for India to take full advantage of our demographic dividend.
"Child development should be the foundation of our development architecture," the Vice President said while releasing 'The State of Young Child in India' report, a comprehensive account of the challenges related to early child development in India.
Appreciating the report prepared by Mobile Creches, a policy advocacy organisation working with under-privileged children across India, he said such reports helped in policy formulation by developing greater understanding of the shortcomings and urgent needs of the children. He also appreciated the publisher Taylor & Francis Group for making the digital copy of report freely available for everyone.

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India's COVID-19 vaccinations nears 12 cr doses

India's COVID-19 vaccinations nears 12 cr doses

17 Apr 2021 | 1:55 PM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has nearly reached 12 crore on Saturday as part of the world's largest vaccination drive, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here.

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PM Modi remembers Chandra Shekhar on his birth anniv

PM Modi remembers Chandra Shekhar on his birth anniv

17 Apr 2021 | 1:49 PM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to former prime minister Chandra Shekhar on his 94th birth anniversary.

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Kejriwal appeals to people to follow  "weekend curfew"

Kejriwal appeals to people to follow "weekend curfew"

17 Apr 2021 | 1:23 PM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday appealed to people to
follow the "weekend curfew" imposed to counter the spread of Corona infection.

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PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic

PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic

17 Apr 2021 | 11:05 AM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Amid the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases across the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sant Samaj to make ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar symbolic, to strengthen the country's fight against COVID.

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India sees 2 34 lakh fresh nCoV cases, over 1,300 deaths

India sees 2 34 lakh fresh nCoV cases, over 1,300 deaths

17 Apr 2021 | 10:21 AM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) India registered 2,34,692 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic, according to the Union Health Ministry data released on Saturday.

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