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  • COVID-19: Toll in Bengal rises to 4,298, cases touch 2,21,960
  • Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 1 39 mln as death toll passes 33,626
  • Taxation Law Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha
  • India on top across globe in terms of COVID recoveries with over 42 lakh cured cases
  • Haryana registers 2,691 new COVID-19 cases, 28 fatalities
  • 'I know farming, proud to say I am a farmer', Stalin opposing farm bills politically : Palaniswami
  • Minister assures service extension, increase in honorarium for SPOs, agitators adamant for permanent jobs
  • Pakistan hell-bent to disturb peace in J&K: DGP
  • Indian aquaculture industry to aid in creating AatmaNirbhar Bharat
  • AP reports 8,218 new COVID-19 cases of, 58 more die
  • Punjab registers 2,696 fresh COVID cases, 49 deaths
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Bring law to prevent people having more than 2 kids from contesting panchayat polls: Union Min tells UP CM

Lucknow, Jul 11 (UNI) Union Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Minister Dr Sanjeev Balyan has requested Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to bring a law preventing people with more than two child to contest next Panchayat Elections.
In a letter to Chief Minister Dr Balyan said that Uttar Pradesh has a huge population following which the benefits of the government schemes are not reaching the people.
“The need of the hour is to educate people about small families and how small population of the state is beneficial for them. Therefore, the Government should bring a law debarring people with more than two children not allowed to contest Panchayat election,” he said in his letter which was released to media on Saturday – the World Population Day.
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Pakistan hell-bent to disturb peace in J&K: DGP

Pakistan hell-bent to disturb peace in J&K: DGP

19 Sep 2020 | 9:12 PM

Jammu, Sep 19 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Saturday said that Pakistan is hell-bent to disturb the peace and order in the Union Territory.

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Haryana registers 2,691 new COVID-19 cases, 28 fatalities

19 Sep 2020 | 9:10 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) With the detection of 2,691 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the total tally in the state surged to 1,08,952.

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Congress will take unemployment issue to all levels

19 Sep 2020 | 9:07 PM

Lucknow, Sep 19 (UNI) With AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra already taking on both the state and Central governments for rising unemployment and change in recruitment policies, the Member of Legislative Council (MLC) of Congress, Deepak Singh on Saturday said the party will take the issue of unemployment and regarding the recruitment of candidates despite having cleared the examinations, from 'streets to Parliament'.

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Aspirational districts of Bahraich, Shravasti & Balrampur have tremendous growth potential: UP CM

19 Sep 2020 | 9:05 PM

Lucknow, Sep 19 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that Bahraich, Shravasti and Balrampur have been included in the list of aspirational districts which truly hold a lot of growth potential.

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Punjab registers 2,696 fresh COVID cases, 49 deaths

19 Sep 2020 | 8:34 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) As many as 2,696 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 49 deaths were reported in Punjab on Saturday, taking the infection tally to 95,529 and the death toll to 2,757 in the state.

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