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War against COVID-19: Active cases lessen in MP

07 Aug 2020 | 2:05 AM

Bhopal, Aug 6 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan underlined on Thursday that the state is down to 16th position in the ‘red list’ of the country’s active novel coronavirus cases.
“The number of such patients is 8,716. Initially, this figure was seamlessly declining but during the past few days it spurted rapidly across the nation and we were no exception. Now, compared to fresh sufferers, more are recuperating. On this very day, 838 recovered and 830 new instances were detected. Our recovery rate has attained 73.6 per cent. The Health Department should issue detailed guidelines for residential isolation of asymptomatic individuals and home quarantine of suspected victims so that those who have adequate space within their dwellings plus prefer being there can be helped,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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Honour killing case: 19-year old girl and her lover burnt to death in Banda

07 Aug 2020 | 1:04 AM

Banda, Aug 6 (UNI) In a sensational case of honour killing, a 19-year-old girl and her lover were allegedly attacked and later burnt to death by her family members in a village in Banda district.

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J&K Panchayat members asks PM Modi to declare Pak as terrorist state

07 Aug 2020 | 12:59 AM

Jammu, Aug 6 (UNI) Blaming Pakistan for cowardice attacks on innocent Panchayat members, All J&K Panchayat Conference on Thursday demanded that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi should declare Pakistan as a “Terrorist State” and snap all diplomatic ties with it.

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Covid tally mount to 3047 in HP, 131 new cases of nCoV

07 Aug 2020 | 12:58 AM

Shimla, Aug 6 (UNI) Including Power Minister of Himachal Pradesh, his two daughters, Private Secretary and a BJP Youva Morcha former President 131 people tested postive in the state on Thursday mounting the Covid tally to 3047 in state, a senior officer said.

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HPCC condemns hike in power tariff

07 Aug 2020 | 12:10 AM

Shimla, Aug 6 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday condemned the hike in the power tariff in the state alleging that the State Government indulged in double wehmeny as it has recently hiked the bus fare by 25 per cent in the state.

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COVID-19: 395 new cases, 6 dead in Chhattisgarh

COVID-19: 395 new cases, 6 dead in Chhattisgarh

06 Aug 2020 | 11:41 PM

Raipur, Aug 6 (UNI) As many as 395 new Coronavirus patients were found in Chhattisgarh during the last 24 hours taking the number of infected to 10932 while six patients succumbed to virus surging the death toll to 77.

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Basmati battle: MP CM slams Punjab Govt

Basmati battle: MP CM slams Punjab Govt

06 Aug 2020 | 11:32 PM

Bhopal, Aug 6 (UNI) A tempest appears to be brewing in the agrarian sector as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday condemned as a politically-fuelled move his Punjab counterpart Captain Amarinder Singh’s dispatching a communication to Premier Narendra Modi regarding endeavours to obtain a Geographical Indication Tag for this state’s famous Basmati rice.
“I condemn – in the strongest terms – the letter penned by Punjab’s Congress dispensation. I wish to ask my opposite number as to what hostility he harbours vis-à-vis this state’s cultivators? It is not a matter of Madhya Pradesh or Punjab; it concerns the entire country’s peasants and their livelihood,” Mr Chouhan was officially quoted as saying.

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Waseem Rizvi slams Owaisi for hatred statement

06 Aug 2020 | 11:29 PM

Lucknow, Aug 6 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board Chairman Syed Waseem Rizvi on Thursday slammed All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi for his comments on the commencement of the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

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HP CM wishes for early recovery of his cabinet colleague

HP CM wishes for early recovery of his cabinet colleague

06 Aug 2020 | 11:24 PM

Shimla, Aug 6 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday wished for the early recovery of one of his cabinet colleague Sukh Ram Chaudhary who found positive for novel coronavirus on Thursday.

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HP: 21 new COVID cases found in Hamirpur

06 Aug 2020 | 10:42 PM

Hamirpur (HP), Aug 6 (UNI) As many as 21 new cases of novel coronavirus were found here on Thursday, Chief Medical Officer Archna Soni said.

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Jammu Crime Branch books fraudsters

06 Aug 2020 | 10:06 PM

Jammu, Aug 6 (UNI) The sleuths of Crime Branch Jammu on Thursday booked fraudsters for hatching criminal conspiracy and duping the complainants on the pretext of providing job in Defense Border Roads wing.

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HP Electricity regulatory Commission increases power tariff

06 Aug 2020 | 9:50 PM

Shimla, Aug 6 (UNI) During the Lockdown, Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Regulatory Commission
recommended increased power tariff from 30 Paisa to Rs one under different slabs.

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Minor girl among 4 test Covid+ve in Kangra dist

06 Aug 2020 | 9:46 PM

Dharamshala, Aug 6 (UNI) Four more persons, including a six year old girl, have tested positive for the lethal novel corona virus, here pushing the Kangra district caseload to 499 on Thursday.

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Lockdown & unlock witness swings in crime-graph against juvenile and women in HP

06 Aug 2020 | 9:38 PM

Shimla, Aug 6(UNI) Himachal Pradesh, known for the low crime graph in the country witnessed upward swing in the crime against juvenile and women from Lockdown to Unlock phase, state police data revealed.

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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Mendhar, Balakote sectors of Poonch

06 Aug 2020 | 9:29 PM

Jammu, Aug 5 (UNI) Pakistan troops yet again violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked in Mendhar and Balakote sectors along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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