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  • Two Tripura farmers trapped outside wire fencing, now land into Bangladesh jail
  • India confirms 17,407 new COVID-19 cases
  • Maoist execute IED blast in Chaibasa, 2 jawans martyred, 3 others injured
  • Rupee falls 3 paise against USD
  • K'taka: 9,903 senior citizens vaccinated on Day 3 of inoculation
  • Sensex down 600 pts
  • Easter Sunday: Christian forum seeks alteration of Tripura poll date
  • Easter Sunday: Christian forum seeks alteration of Tripura poll date
  • Sikkim reports 3 new Corona cases, 29 active
  • Sasikala decides to keep away from politics
  • Ahmedabad Test: England win the toss, elect to bat first
  • Ahmedabad Test: England win the toss, elect to bat first
  • Battle of attrition in Bengal in coming Assy election
  • Facebook removes 530 Instagram accounts supporting Navalny
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India confirms 17,407 new COVID-19 cases

India confirms 17,407 new COVID-19 cases

04 Mar 2021 | 11:51 AM

New Delhi, Mar 4 (UNI) India has confirmed 17,407 new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, with the total number of those infected having reached 11,156,923, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday.

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Covid-19: Over 247 million children affected in India due to closure of schools, says UNICEF

04 Mar 2021 | 12:01 AM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Over 247 million children enrolled in primary and secondary schools in India, have been affected by the closure of nearly 1.5 million schools in India due to Covid-19 and lockdowns, a report by UNICEF said on Wednesday.

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Over 168 million children globally without school for almost an year due to lockdowns

Over 168 million children globally without school for almost an year due to lockdowns

03 Mar 2021 | 9:32 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Schools for more than 168 million children worldwide have been completely closed for almost a full year because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the United Nations Children's Fund.

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Election Commission briefs Observers for Assembly polls

Election Commission briefs Observers for Assembly polls

03 Mar 2021 | 8:43 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday briefed Observers for the Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal scheduled for March 27 to April 29.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR MARCH 3, 2021

03 Mar 2021 | 8:03 PM

Hyderabad:Bharat Biotech announces Phase 3 results of COVAXIN; Demonstrates Interim Clinical Efficacy of 81 pc (MS34)
New Delhi:MCD bypolls: AAP wins 4 out of 5 wards, BJP draws a blank (DI17)
:Covid surge in Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, TN, Gujarat, Karnataka (DI9)
Bengaluru:Jarkiholi steps down (MS31)
Kolkata:104 sitting MLAs have declared criminal cases against themselves in Bengal (CA27)
New Delhi:SC directs Centre to form committee for disposal of cheque bounce cases (DI18)
:Come what may, China will deepen strategic ties with Pakistan: Wang (DF7)
:PM calls for fast implementation of NEP (DI10)
Mumbai:BJP demands President rule in Maharashtra (BY12)
:Sensex spurts 1147.76 pts (DC36)
Ahmedabad:India to take on England in fourth Test to save berth in Test Championship final (SPD4)
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Vice-President tells scientists to be ready to combat new, emerging diseases

Vice-President tells scientists to be ready to combat new, emerging diseases

03 Mar 2021 | 7:58 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called upon scientists and researchers to be always ready to combat new and emerging diseases as the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need to be ever vigilant to tackle an outbreak of sudden and unforeseen epidemics and pandemics.

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Piyush Goyal flags off Kotdwar-Delhi Junction-Kotdwar Siddhabali Jan Shatabdi Express Special train

Piyush Goyal flags off Kotdwar-Delhi Junction-Kotdwar Siddhabali Jan Shatabdi Express Special train

03 Mar 2021 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday flagged off Kotdwar-Delhi Junction-Kotdwar Siddhabali Jan Shatabdi Special train through video conferencing along with Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'.

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SC directs Centre to form committee for disposal of cheque bounce cases

SC directs Centre to form committee for disposal of cheque bounce cases

03 Mar 2021 | 7:52 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to constitute a committee for disposal of cheque bounce cases, which form 30 per cent to 40 per cent of the backlog in trial courts and a sizeable chunk of the pile-up in High Courts.

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IAF Chief on two-day visit to Sri Lanka

IAF Chief on two-day visit to Sri Lanka

03 Mar 2021 | 6:13 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria arrived at Colombo on Wednesday on an invitation from Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF).

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Javadekar takes jibe at Rahul for his emergency remark

Javadekar takes jibe at Rahul for his emergency remark

03 Mar 2021 | 6:05 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday termed as laughable Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's remarks that institutions were not weakened during emergency.

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MCD bypolls: AAP wins 4 out of 5 wards, BJP draws a blank

MCD bypolls: AAP wins 4 out of 5 wards, BJP draws a blank

03 Mar 2021 | 6:04 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday emerged victorious on four out of five municipal wards in the Capital elections to which were held on February 28.

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External Affairs Minister to visit Dhaka

03 Mar 2021 | 5:27 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Dhaka on Thursday.

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Naidu, Modi urge people to save, preserve wildlife

Naidu, Modi urge people to save, preserve wildlife

03 Mar 2021 | 5:23 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed to people to protect animals and preserve forest and safe habitats for them.

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PM calls for fast implementation of NEP

PM calls for fast implementation of NEP

03 Mar 2021 | 5:19 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stressed the need to quickly implement all the provisions of the National Education Policy from pre-nursery to PhD level for building a self-reliant India.

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India, Norway agree to conduct marine spatial planning in Lakshadweep and Puducherry

03 Mar 2021 | 5:11 PM

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) In a move towards a sustainable blue economy, India and Norway have agreed to jointly work in the area of marine spatial planning in the oceanic space for the next five years.

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