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PM to lay foundation stones of  Metro rail projects in Ahmadabad, Surat on Jan 18

PM to lay foundation stones of Metro rail projects in Ahmadabad, Surat on Jan 18

17 Jan 2021 | 2:21 PM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmadabad Metro Rail Project Phase-two and Surat Metro Rail Project at 1030 hrs on Monday via video conferencing.

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Dr Kalam laid strong framework of ‘Atma Nirbharta’ in defence, space sectors: VP Naidu

Dr Kalam laid strong framework of ‘Atma Nirbharta’ in defence, space sectors: VP Naidu

17 Jan 2021 | 2:13 PM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) The Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that senior scientist and former President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam laid strong framework of ‘Atma Nirbharta’ in defence and space sectors.

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Active Corona cases dip below 2 per cent of the total cases

Active Corona cases dip below 2 per cent of the total cases

17 Jan 2021 | 12:58 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 17 (UNI) India continued on its steady trajectory of reporting a sustained downfall in the daily new cases and consequential decline in the active cases. For the first time, India’s share of Active Cases within the total Positive Cases has shrunk below 2 per cent at 1.98 per cent.

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17 Jan 2021 | 12:42 PM

The Prime Minister said the connectivity will be beneficial for tourists coming to the Statue of Unity but also help in changing the lives of the tribal community of Kevadiya. He expressed the hope that the connectivity will bring new opportunities for job and self-employment.

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PM Modi flags off eight trains connecting Statue of Unity

PM Modi flags off eight trains connecting Statue of Unity

17 Jan 2021 | 12:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to Kevadia in Gujarat where the world's tallest statue, Statue of Unity, is located.

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Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after US withdrawal on Nov 22, 2020

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after US withdrawal on Nov 22, 2020

17 Jan 2021 | 12:29 PM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) Russia has announced its decision to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, an international agreement to enhance understanding between its member nations for unarmed aerial surveillance to instill mutual trust and confidence regarding any military activities.

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Road Safety month from January 18

Road Safety month from January 18

17 Jan 2021 | 11:46 AM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will jointly inaugurate the 'National Road Safety Month' on Monday.

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PM condoles loss of lives in Rajasthan bus accident

17 Jan 2021 | 11:46 AM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives due to a bus accident in the South western district of Jalore in Rajasthan.

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PM pays tributes to MGR

PM pays tributes to MGR

17 Jan 2021 | 11:28 AM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to AIADMK Founder and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M G Ramachandran, popularly called as 'MGR", on his birth anniversary.

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India reports 15,144 new cases of COVID-19

India reports 15,144 new cases of COVID-19

17 Jan 2021 | 10:57 AM

New Delhi, Jan 17 (UNI) India recorded 15,144 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, pushing the country caseload to 1,05,57,985, while the death toll soared to 1,52,274 with 181 fresh fatalities.

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Modi launches Rs 1,000 cr Startup India Seed Fund

Modi launches Rs 1,000 cr Startup India Seed Fund

16 Jan 2021 | 10:12 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a Rs 1,000 crore Startup India Seed Fund to help startups in need of seed money for their new and growing ventures.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR JANUARY 16, 2021

16 Jan 2021 | 8:13 PM

New Delhi:PM launches COVID vaccination drive, calls it 'proud day for India' (DI14)
:India offers Nepal HADR training, capacity building (DI16)
:SC Bar Association Election Committee resigns after panel decides to hold polls in hybrid manner (DI15)
Mumbai:Activist Saket Gokhale moves Bombay HC over lack of Covaxin data (BY11)
Lucknow:BJP announces 6 more candidates for UP legislative council polls (DR28)
Madurai:52 persons injured in “Alanganallur bull fight carnival” (MS37)
Washington:Trump unblocked on Facebook, Instagram (DF4)
Washington:Moscow:Iran fired long-range missiles in drills hitting targets over 1,000 miles away: Reports (FN12)
Galle:1st Test, Day 3: Sri Lanka 156/2 at stumps, trail England by 130 runs (SPD8)
UNI GNK PS2012.

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RBI can consider idea of bad bank: Governor

RBI can consider idea of bad bank: Governor

16 Jan 2021 | 6:46 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Reserve Bank of India would consider the idea of a bad bank if there is any such proposal, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Saturday.

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20 ITBP personnel get first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

20 ITBP personnel get first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

16 Jan 2021 | 6:23 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Twenty Indo Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) personnel on Saturday received first shot of covid-19 vaccine at Leh hospital.

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Bhutan PM congratulates Modi for COVID-vaccine launch

Bhutan PM congratulates Modi for COVID-vaccine launch

16 Jan 2021 | 6:15 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering on Saturday congratulated
Mr Narendra Modi and the people of India for the 'landmark launch' of the COVID-19 vaccination
saying he (Mr Modi) had displayed profound and compassionate leadership.

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