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  • COVID: Delhi reports 306 fatalities, 26,169 new cases; positivity rate swells to 36 24 pc
  • PM Modi cancels Bengal visit, to hold high level review meetings on COVID situation
  • CSIR-CMERI develops oxygen enrichment unit to combat nationwide oxygen supply shortage
  • Top 2 seeds in Men' Singles event, set up a summit clash at AITA Men's Open Tennis Tournament
  • TECNO ropes in Bollywood Superstar Ayushmann Khurrana as its Indian brand ambassador for 2021
  • EC prohibits road shows, pad-yatras, vehicle rallies for remaining two phases of West Bengal Assembly polls
  • COVID: HP sees 1,774 new cases, 18 die
  • Turnout around 80 per cent in sixth phase in Bengal
  • COVID-19: Karnataka reports 25,795 cases, highest single day hike
  • Out source employees to get incentive of Rs 200 per shift: CoM
  • PM cancels West Bengal tour
  • Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Chhatapur to reopen within 3 days
  • Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey to meet in Istanbul: Ankara
  • UP adds 34,379 fresh Covid-19 cases, 195 deaths
  • Covid management: SCBA moves SC on transfer of cases
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Jhajjar Power and CII Foundation’s Crop Residue Management initiative led to 80% decrease in stubble burning in Haryana

Jhajjar Power and CII Foundation’s Crop Residue Management initiative led to 80% decrease in stubble burning in Haryana

Kolkata, Dec 07 (UNI) CII Foundation and Jhajjar Power Limited (JPL) have joined hands to reduce crop residue burning in Rohtak, Fatehabad and Sirsa districts of Haryana, providing support to 6,000 farmers.
The two-year program that began last year in 6 villages, now covers 16 villages. The program aimed at bringing about a behavioural change among farmers to give up the practice of burning residual straw in their farms to restrict particulate emissions and enable them to adopt straw management and farm practices that are sustainable and eco-friendly.

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Rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya, non-essential outlets to be shut

22 Apr 2021 | 10:11 PM

Shillong, Apr 22 (UNI) With rapid rise in COVID-19 infection in Meghalaya over the past week, non-essential public outlets will be shut, especially in the most affected East Khasi Hills district that includes state capital Shillong from April 23, 2021, officials said on Thursday.

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CSIR-CMERI develops oxygen enrichment unit to combat nationwide oxygen supply shortage

22 Apr 2021 | 9:53 PM

Durgapur, April 22 (UNI) The entire nation is undergoing an unprecedented pandemic situation
due to the second wave of the COVID-19.

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CM PS Tamang takes stock of COVID situation & preparedness in Sikkim

22 Apr 2021 | 9:28 PM

Gangtok, Apr 22 ( UNI) Chief Minister PS Tamang chaired a high level meeting to take stock of Corona Pandemic in the State.

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Manipur reports 86 new Covid cases

Manipur reports 86 new Covid cases

22 Apr 2021 | 9:26 PM

Imphal, Apr 22 (UNI) Manipur on Thursday recorded 86 new covid cases, including two personnel from Central Armed Police Force (CAPF).

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Turnout around 80 per cent in sixth phase in Bengal

Turnout around 80 per cent in sixth phase in Bengal

22 Apr 2021 | 9:06 PM

Kolkata, Apr 22 (UNI) Barring splinter injuries to at least six persons, including a child, at Titagarh in North 24 Pargana district, nearly a casualty free election was witnessed on Thursday in West Bengal's 43 assembly seats for the sixth phase in four districts with turnout being around 80 per cent.

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