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War against COVID-19: MP’s death toll touches 334

30 May 2020 | 3:38 AM

Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) The fatality count owing to COVID-19 rose to 334 on Friday in Madhya Pradesh where 13 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 7,645 with 192 new cases being detected.
A Health Services Directorate bulletin issued tonight mentioned that of the 4,862 samples analysed over the past 24 hours, 192 were found positive and 18 rejected.

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WB boost of Rs 223 cr to MP

30 May 2020 | 12:44 AM

Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) The World Bank has provided an incentive of Rs 223 crore to Madhya Pradesh as a recognition of milestones accomplished under the Swachh Bharat Mission, it was officially learnt on Friday.
During a review meeting with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Additional Chief Secretary Manoj Kumar Shrivastava also said, “As many as 4.18 lakh labourers have been provided work under the Shram Siddhi Abhiyan. Approximately 81 per cent of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme projects relate to water catchment as against 66 per cent last year.”
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Man held in an ATM withdrawal case

30 May 2020 | 12:42 AM

Hamirpur (HP), May 29 (UNI) A police spokesman said here on Friday that the Bhoranj police have arrested one Nikhil Thakur, 28 years of Makker village of the district last night for allegedly defrauding a woman by withdrawing money from her account by changing her ATM card.

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Punjab Police cracks interstate racket of drug smugglers, four held

30 May 2020 | 12:14 AM

Jalandhar, May 29 (UNI) The Commissionerate police on Friday claimed to have busted an interstate gang of drug smugglers and arrested four people and recovered 120 kg of poppy husk and 2 kg opium from their possession in two separate incidents.

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HP: 14 fresh cases take up tally to 296

30 May 2020 | 12:14 AM

Shimla, May 29 (UNI) With 14 fresh cases, the overall infection tally in the hilly state rose to 296 on Friday, State Health Department updated.

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Covid testing not monkey's job: Priyanka

30 May 2020 | 12:13 AM

Lucknow, May 29 (UNI) After taking on Yogi Adityanath government through 'facebook live' on Thursday, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday took a jibe on the Uttar Pradesh government over poor corona testing claiming that testing in a not a "monkey’s job".

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Chhattisgarh’s 1st COVID-19 death confirmed in Raipur

30 May 2020 | 12:03 AM

Raipur, May 29 (UNI) Chhattisgarh today registered first death due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The deceased wasresident of Kailash Nagar area of Birgaon in the capital Raipur. This first COVID-19 death
was confirmed by the Birgaon Municipal Commissioner.

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With eight more Corona cases, tally rises to 247 in Jalandhar

30 May 2020 | 12:01 AM

Jalandhar, May 29 (UNI) Eight new corona cases found in the city on Friday have raised the tally to 247 positive corona patients in the district. Five of these cases are said to be in the contact of old ones who had been discharged after recovery.

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Relief from heatwave due to rain in Phagwara

29 May 2020 | 11:59 PM

Phagwara, May 29(UNI) Hailstorm followed by downpour lashed the Phagwara town and its surroundings on Friday afternoon.

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Normal life affected due to rains, thunderstorms in northwest region

29 May 2020 | 11:57 PM

Chandigarh, May 29 (UNI) In the northwest region, there was a relief from severe heat and heat in the last twenty-four hours due to the heat, thunder and heavy rains, but the uprooting of trees and falling electric poles caused problems.

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Bali demands CBI inquiry into Himachal scams, asks Shanta Kumar to apprise PM

29 May 2020 | 11:54 PM

Kangra, May 29 (UNI) Former Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister and senior Congress leader GS Bali on Friday demanded CBI inquiry into different Scams of this hill state including recent health department scam and the appointment scam of the Central University of Himachal Pradesh.

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Kheer Bhawani Mela: J&K LG greets people, urge devotees to practice worship at home

29 May 2020 | 11:46 PM

Jammu, May 29 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu on Friday evening extended greetings to the people, especially the Kashmiri Pandit community on the eve of Kheer Bhawani Mela and urged people to practice worship at home in view of Corona Virus pandemic.

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Himachal's Kangra reports one more case of coronavirus

29 May 2020 | 11:43 PM

Dharamshala, May 29 (UNI) One more youth tested positive for novel coronavirus in Kangra district on Friday, taking the number of corona positive cases to 72 in this district.

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Bovine smuggler slapped PSA in Kathua, jailed

29 May 2020 | 11:39 PM

Jammu, May 29 (UNI) A notorious bovine smuggler has been slapped Public Safety Act in Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir and has been lodged in a jail at Jammu.

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Operations in social sector to be permitted from June 1 in Srinagar

29 May 2020 | 11:36 PM

Srinagar, May 29 (UNI) The Srinagar administration is looking to permit more sectors to operate from June 1 after the end of the current phase of the lockdown enforced in the district in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official spokesperson said on Friday.

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