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  • Uganda troops kills 189 Al Shabaab terrorists
  • Literary programme organised in Indian embassy in Madagascar
  • All incoming and outgoing flights cancelled at Srinagar airport
  • Bomb blast targeting ex-lawmaker in Somalia’s Mogadishu kills 4 soldiers - Reports
  • Why Netaji's birthday is not a national holiday?: Mamata questions Centre amid PM Modi's visit to Bengal
  • Six labourers killed in Mahasrashtra's Nandurbar district
  • Bodies of four fishermen killed by Sri Lankan Navy reaches TN
  • NIA files charge sheet against 10 ultras of Jihadi Gang ‘Shahadat is our Goal’ in Chennai
  • BSF detects tunnel in series of anti-tunnel drive along IB in Kathua
  • Rahul slams present GST, says without protection, incentives for MSMEs, economy will not move forward
  • ED files prosecution complaint against two in MLM companies promoting Ponzi schemes in Hissar
  • Modi reaches Kolkata; to visit Netaji Bhavan first
  • Jammu: 150-meter long tunnel found along Indo-Pak border in Kathua
  • Thousands of farmers leave for Delhi to participate in proposed tractor march on Jan 26
  • Maharashtra state to start jail tourism from Jan 26: Anil Deshmukh
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PMAY is PM Modi’s pledge to give dignified life to the poor: Shah

PMAY is PM Modi’s pledge to give dignified life to the poor: Shah

20 Jan 2021 | 7:55 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna is a pledge of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give a dignified life to the poor.

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PM to address 18th convocation of Tezpur University on Jan 22

PM to address 18th convocation of Tezpur University on Jan 22

20 Jan 2021 | 7:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 18th Convocation of Tezpur
University, Assam on January 22 at 1030 hrs, through video-conferencing.

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SC brackets Delhi Police with 'Executive,' tells to decide for themselves on farmers' R-Day rally

SC brackets Delhi Police with 'Executive,' tells to decide for themselves on farmers' R-Day rally

20 Jan 2021 | 7:16 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday told the Delhi Police to decide for themselves, whether to allow the tractor rally, proposed to be carried out by the farmers in the national capital on Republic Day, in protest against the three farm laws.

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Cabinet approves investment proposal of Rs 5281.94 cr for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Power Project in JK

Cabinet approves investment proposal of Rs 5281.94 cr for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Power Project in JK

20 Jan 2021 | 7:09 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the investment of Rs.5281.94 crore for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Electric (HE) Project located on river Chenab, in Kishtwar district of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Cabinet approves signing of MoU b/w India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in solar energy

20 Jan 2021 | 7:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of Solar Energy.

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Centre asks states/UTs to ensure 2-minute silence on Martyrs’ Day

Centre asks states/UTs to ensure 2-minute silence on Martyrs’ Day

20 Jan 2021 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Centre on Wednesday asked States and Union Territories (UTS) to ensure the observance of two minutes silence on the Martyrs’ Day on January 30 in the memory of all those who have sacrificed during freedom struggle.

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Kalka Mail is now Netaji Express

Kalka Mail is now Netaji Express

20 Jan 2021 | 5:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) One of the Indian Railways' oldest and popular trains, the Howrah-Kalka Mail has been renamed as Netaji Express.

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24th 'Hunar Haat' in Lucknow from January 22-Feb 4

20 Jan 2021 | 5:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Ministry of Minority Affairs is organising the 24th 'Hunar Haat' at Avadh Shilpgram, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) from January 22 to February 4 with the theme of 'Vocal for Local'.

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SC withdraws 2 pleas challenging Delhi HC's order to do away with virtual hearings

SC withdraws 2 pleas challenging Delhi HC's order to do away with virtual hearings

20 Jan 2021 | 3:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday disposed of as withdrawn two pleas that challenged the Delhi High Court's order to resume the physical hearings, thereby devoiding the lawyers of choices to argue cases virtually, and maintained that it is sure the latter will do the needful.

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Centre, farmers' representatives begin 10th round of talks

Centre, farmers' representatives begin 10th round of talks

20 Jan 2021 | 3:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The tenth round of talks between the Centre and farmers' representatives
to end the logjam over the three farm laws began here on Wednesday afternoon.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR JANUARY 20, 2020

20 Jan 2021 | 3:00 PM

Jalpaiguri : 13 killed and 18 injured in an accident at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri, PM condoles (CA7)
Washington/New Delhi: Corona kills 20.56 lakh worldwide, 9.61 cr infected (DF2)
New Delhi: Over 6.31 healthcare workers inoculated: Health Ministry (DI5)
Moscow : Trump Grants Pardon to 73 Individuals, Including Ex-Adviser Bannon - White House (FN19)
Chennai : Final electoral rolls released ahead of Assembly polls, TN has 6.26 cr voters (MS5)
Srinagar : Ex J&K minister Sardar Rafiq Hussain Khan passes away; PDP, AP condole demise (DR5)
Panaji : Nodal officer appointed to deal with Avian influenza in Goa (BY3)
New Delhi: Petrol-diesel prices remain stable (DI2)
Mumbai : Sensex up 160 pts (DC4)
UNI JAL SB 1500.

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Delhi records min temp of 7.8 degrees C; air quality improves slightly

Delhi records min temp of 7.8 degrees C; air quality improves slightly

20 Jan 2021 | 1:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Delhi's minimum temperature was recorded at 7.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

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PM condoles loss of lives in Jalpaiguri road accident; announces ex-gratia

PM condoles loss of lives in Jalpaiguri road accident; announces ex-gratia

20 Jan 2021 | 1:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed grief over the road accident in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri in which 13 lives were lost and announced an ex-gratia of 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased.

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Over 6.31 healthcare workers inoculated: Health Ministry

Over 6.31 healthcare workers inoculated: Health Ministry

20 Jan 2021 | 1:31 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) As many as 6,31,417 healthcare workers have been vaccinated so far across 11,660 sessions, Health Ministry has cited in its provisional report.

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“Wish we were a vote bank”: Kashmiri Pandits

“Wish we were a vote bank”: Kashmiri Pandits

20 Jan 2021 | 1:02 PM

By Ujwal Jalali
New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Kashmiri Pandit community is in dilemma over their ‘early’ return to the valley.

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