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On CM's directions, UD Dept releases Rs 109 cr to 3 MCDs for vector borne diseases

On CM's directions, UD Dept releases Rs 109 cr to 3 MCDs for vector borne diseases

17 Jul 2019 | 5:12 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) On the directions of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Urban Development (UD) Department has released Rs 109 crore to three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs), so that these local bodies are prepared to deal with the vector borne diseases (Dengue, Chikungunya etc) during and after Monsoon.

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Bill to repeal Medical Council Act, replace MCI gets cabinet nod

Bill to repeal Medical Council Act, replace MCI gets cabinet nod

17 Jul 2019 | 5:07 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) In a major reform in country's medical education sector, Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a draft law, which will enable setting up of National Medical Commission replacing Medical Council of India .

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Cabinet okays doubling of New Bongaigaon-Agthori via Rangiya railway line

Cabinet okays doubling of New Bongaigaon-Agthori via Rangiya railway line

17 Jul 2019 | 4:55 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17(UNI) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to construct the New Bongaigaon and Agthori via Rangiya doubling (142.97 km) of Northeast Frontier Railway in Assam at an estimated cost of Rs 2,042.51 crore.

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U'khand gun-toting MLA Pranav Singh Champion expelled from BJP for six years

U'khand gun-toting MLA Pranav Singh Champion expelled from BJP for six years

17 Jul 2019 | 4:39 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) Uttarakhand legislator Pranav Singh Champion was on Wednesday expelled for six years from the primary membership of BJP on charge of "indiscipline", a party announcement said here.

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Cabinet's nod to 2,880 MW Dibang multipurpose project in Arunachal

Cabinet's nod to 2,880 MW Dibang multipurpose project in Arunachal

17 Jul 2019 | 4:33 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17(UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 2,880 MW Dibang Multipurpose Project at cost of Rs 1,600 crore which will help in enhancing infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh.

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Cabinet approves 3 Railway projects to give boost to rail connectivity

Cabinet approves 3 Railway projects to give boost to rail connectivity

17 Jul 2019 | 4:22 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17(UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved three projects for improving
rail connectivity in different states, including the construction of a new line between Sahjanwa and Dohrighat at an estimated cost of Rs 1,319.

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Cong criticises SC order on Karnataka rebel MLAs, says to recall previous orders

Cong criticises SC order on Karnataka rebel MLAs, says to recall previous orders

17 Jul 2019 | 4:14 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) Criticising the Supreme Court decision that allowed Karnataka rebel MLAs to decide whether to attend the crucial Assembly proceedings or not, Congress on Wednesday said that "sets a terrible judicial precedent".

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Ordnance Factory Dehradun to launch latest night vision devices at International Police Expo

17 Jul 2019 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) Ordnance Factory Dehradun (OFD), manufacturers of state-of-the-art Day and Night Vision Devices, will launch its world class devices at International Police Expo 2019, the country’s largest exhibition and platform for security equipment and technology.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR JULY 17, 2019

17 Jul 2019 | 3:09 PM

New Delhi :K'taka crisis: Can't force rebel MLAs to participate in trust vote: says SC (DI7) :Verdict on.

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Blood banks to be set up in every district of remote areas

Blood banks to be set up in every district of remote areas

17 Jul 2019 | 2:41 PM

New Delhi, Jul 17(UNI) The Centre has formulated a policy for setting up at least one blood bank in every district.

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