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States » East

Nitish for expanding Laboratory test facilities of Corona cases in Bihar

03 Apr 2020 | 9:30 PM

Patna, Apr 03 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today stressed on need for expanding
the test facilities of Corona cases in the state so that more and more persons could be
properly screened within a short period.

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Minor commits suicide by setting herself on fire in Dumka

03 Apr 2020 | 9:28 PM

Dumka, Apr 3 (UNI) A minor girl committed suicide on Friday by setting herself on fire
at Basbutiya village under Jarmundi Police Station area in this district.

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Assam COVID 19 cases shoot up to 20; all linked to Nizamuddin Markaz

03 Apr 2020 | 9:25 PM

Guwahati, Apr 3 (UNI) Four new cases of COVID 19 were detected in Assam today,
taking the total number of cases to 20 in the state, with all patients linked to the
Nizamuddin Markaz congregation in Delhi last month.

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NEC sanctions Rs 3.25 cr to Arunachal to tackle COVID-19

03 Apr 2020 | 9:22 PM

Itanagar, Apr 3 (UNI) The North Eastern Council (NEC) has sanctioned Rs 3.25 crore
to Arunachal Pradesh to tackle COVID-19 outbreak.

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President, Vice-president briefed on Assam combating COVID-19

03 Apr 2020 | 9:11 PM

Guwahati, Apr 3 (UNI) Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi today briefed the President
and the Vice-President on the steps being taken to combat spread of COVID 19 in the
state as well as comprehensive measures to safeguard the livelihood of the people of the

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People shouldn't be panicky : Mamata ; Asks people to stay indoors

03 Apr 2020 | 9:05 PM

Kolkata, Apr 3 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today iterated that
the people should not be panicked as the government was taking all its resources to
check spread of the COVID-19 and advised them to refrain from socialising and stay

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Army, BSF provides essentials to villagers

03 Apr 2020 | 9:00 PM

Guwahati, Apr 3 (UNI) As the financially weaker section of the society faced hardships
due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat spread of novel coronavirus, the
Army and the Border Security Force (BSF) have come forward in Assam to help families
in distress.

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Andaman urges Islanders not to panic over stock of essential commodities

03 Apr 2020 | 8:55 PM

Port Blair, Apr 3 (UNI) The Andaman and Nicobar Administration has assured the Islanders
that there is sufficient stock of essential commodities like daal, rice, atta, potato, onion,
tomato, edible oils, salt, sugar etc and LPG, petrol & diesel available in the UT of Andaman
and Nicobar Islands.

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ECR may incur heavy loss due to lockdown

ECR may incur heavy loss due to lockdown

03 Apr 2020 | 8:51 PM

Patna, Apr 3 (UNI) The East Central Railways which was running in profit, may incur heavy
loss of more than Rs 200 crores during the nationwide lockdown owing to the the online
bookings too.

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Husband-Wife electrocuted in Latehar

03 Apr 2020 | 8:46 PM

Latehar, Apr 3 (UNI) A couple lost their lives as they were electrocuted in Barra village
under Balumath Police Station area in this district on Friday.

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No deduction in pension and salaries of Bihar government staff:Modi

No deduction in pension and salaries of Bihar government staff:Modi

03 Apr 2020 | 8:23 PM

Patna, Apr 3 (UNI) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today sought to dismiss apprehension of any deduction from salaries and pension of government staff saying it was
only based on rumours being spread in social media.

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GHADC member seeks payment of salaries to contribute COVID-19 fund

03 Apr 2020 | 7:58 PM

Shillong, Apr 3 (UNI) Lone woman member of Garo Hills Autonomous District Council
(GHADC) in Meghalaya on Friday sought partial payment of her salaries, pending for
two years to enable her to contribute to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to combat

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Most of top 25 markets for engineering exports in lockdown, hard restrictions, big hit foreseen: EEPC India

03 Apr 2020 | 7:55 PM

Kolkata, Apr 3 (UNI) Of the top 25 markets, accounting for over 75 per cent of Indian
engineering exports, most of the major destinations are in the state of lockdown or
stringent restrictions due to outbreak of coronavirus, the EEPC India has pointed out.

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Three cities in Odisha come under complete shut down for 48 hours, Covid positive case rises to nine

03 Apr 2020 | 7:51 PM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 3 (UNI) The Odisha government today brought the twin cities of
Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak town under 48 hours complete shut down as
the corona positive case in the state went to 9 with four more case reported today.

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Amway India contribute Rs 1.61 crores to support the fight against coronavirus

03 Apr 2020 | 7:47 PM

Kolkata, Apr 3 (UNI) Amway India has pledged a contribution of INR 1.61 crores to support
the fight against coronavirus.

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