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COVID: 42 districts in UP become virus free

Lucknow, Oct 18 (UNI) With an emphasis on strict screening, proper treatment and vaccination, the state has been able to restrict the number of fresh Covid-19 cases below 50 per cent for over two consecutive months.
Indicating consistent decline, the state of Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded as many as 9 fresh cases, testifying success of the multi-pronged approach adopted by the state government in limiting the transmission of the virus in the densely populated state, a statement said here.
The fresh cases have declined by more than 38,000 from their peak which was 38,055 on April 24. In sharp contrast to the most populous state, states like Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have been reporting a greater surge of fresh Covid-19 infections (daily cases ranging from 15,000-2,000), it added.
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Setting up another investigation committee into drug trafficking case, openly wrongdoing: Bhagwant Mann

29 Nov 2021 | 12:40 AM

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Detonators, wire recovered from passenger cab in J&K's Kishtwar

28 Nov 2021 | 11:54 PM

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Contractual police personnel stage protest outside HP CM's residence, CM assures to look into their demand

28 Nov 2021 | 10:53 PM

Shimla, Nov 28 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh contractual Police personnel staged protest outside the official residence of state Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here on Sunday, demanding regularisation.

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Sisodia challenges Pargat Singh to release list of reformed government schools in Punjab

Sisodia challenges Pargat Singh to release list of reformed government schools in Punjab

28 Nov 2021 | 10:09 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 28 (UNI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday released a list of Delhi’s 250 government schools upto class 12, as part of the challenge posed to Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh; to compare the condition and entire education system of the Punjab and Delhi government schools; further seeking a list of such schools from the Punjab government.

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