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  • 2 in 5 schools around world lacked basic handwashing facilities prior to COVID-19 pandemic: UNICEF, WHO
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  • Minister launches portal
  • Minister stresses on filth-free urban areas
  • Father-son duo charred to death as MSRTC bus-van collide, catch fire in Palghar
  • Mother India idol in MP capital
  • MP CM’s condolences
  • Covid-19 cases in Nashik cross 22K
  • Janmashtami at CM House
  • 1,226 new corona +ve cases added in Thane
  • Aurangabad registers 335 fresh cases, tally nears 18k
  • Rain lashes Nashik
  • Jammu Crime Branch arrests fugitive in fraud, murder case
  • Man held following exchange of fire in Rohini
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nCoV: India reports highest single-day recoveries

nCoV: India reports highest single-day recoveries

10 Aug 2020 | 12:38 PM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) India on Monday reported highest daily recoveries of 54,859 from the deadly novel Coronavirus during the past 24 hrs, taking the total number of cured and discharged to 15,35,743.

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EIA 2020 draft must be withdrawn: Rahul Gandhi

EIA 2020 draft must be withdrawn: Rahul Gandhi

10 Aug 2020 | 11:37 AM

New Delhi, Aug 10 (UNI) Terming the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 draft as an example of how the BJP government at the Centre is allowing its capitalist friends to loot the nation of its natural resources, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that the draft must be withdrawn to put an end to the national and environmental destruction.

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Sonia to continue as Cong's interim president till new leader is elected: Singhvi

09 Aug 2020 | 11:57 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) A day before the end of Ms Sonia Gandhi's tenure as interim Congress president on August 10, party leader and spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Sunday said that the former will continue as the party's interim president till a new leader is chosen as per the procedure laid down in the party constitution.

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Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra, tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's idea of clean India: Shekhawat

Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra, tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's idea of clean India: Shekhawat

09 Aug 2020 | 11:04 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Jalshakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Sunday opened the Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra for the public and introduced the concept behind the place, on what he called a tribute to the father of the nation and his message of cleanliness.

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Newly-appointed UPSC Chairman calls on Jitendra Singh

Newly-appointed UPSC Chairman calls on Jitendra Singh

09 Aug 2020 | 10:24 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Newly-appointed Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission, Prof Pradeep Kumar Joshi on Sunday made a courtesy call to Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions Jitendra Singh.

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Delhi records 1300 fresh COVID cases in past 24 hrs

Delhi records 1300 fresh COVID cases in past 24 hrs

09 Aug 2020 | 9:07 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) The National Capital on Sunday witnessed a spike of 1300 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, taking the city's overall case tally to 145427, the Health bulletin said here.

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NDMC provides 4000 steel twin bins in view of waste segregation at source

NDMC provides 4000 steel twin bins in view of waste segregation at source

09 Aug 2020 | 8:59 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) The New Delhi Municipal Corporation on Sunday provided around 4000 steel twin-bins of different color in view of waste segregation at source point.

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PM to inaugurate Submarine Optical Fibre from Chennai to Andaman & Nicobar on Monday

PM to inaugurate Submarine Optical Fibre from Chennai to Andaman & Nicobar on Monday

09 Aug 2020 | 8:47 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday inaugurate Submarine Optical Fibre from Chennai to Andaman & Nicobar to enable high speed broadband & boost mobile services in the islands.

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Kejriwal inaugurates 200 bedded COVID hospital in Ambedkar Nagar

Kejriwal inaugurates 200 bedded COVID hospital in Ambedkar Nagar

09 Aug 2020 | 8:38 PM

New Delhi , Aug 9 (UNI) In a bid to further ramp up Delhi’s hospital bed infrastructure amidst the COVID situation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday inaugurated a 200-bedded COVID hospital in Ambedkar Nagar Delhi.

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New Environment Impact Assessment draft not only disgraceful but dangerous: Rahul

New Environment Impact Assessment draft not only disgraceful but dangerous: Rahul

09 Aug 2020 | 7:42 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday that the new Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 draft which has been placed by the BJP Government for public feedback, is not only disgraceful, it is dangerous.
'Not only does it have the potential to reverse many of the hard fought gains that have been won over the years in the battle to protect our environment, it could potentially unleash widespread environmental destruction and mayhem across India,' Mr Gandhi said on Facebook.

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For development of New India, entire nation needs to progress: Modi

For development of New India, entire nation needs to progress: Modi

09 Aug 2020 | 7:35 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said for the development of New India, the entire nation needs to progress.

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Shah expresses grief over fire accident at COVID 19 facility in Vijayawada

Shah expresses grief over fire accident at COVID 19 facility in Vijayawada

09 Aug 2020 | 7:09 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed his grief over the tragic fire accident at COVID-19 facility in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh and prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in this incident.

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1.5 lakh tele-consultations completed through ‘eSanjeevani’, ‘eSanjeevaniOPD’

1.5 lakh tele-consultations completed through ‘eSanjeevani’, ‘eSanjeevaniOPD’

09 Aug 2020 | 6:35 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday lauded the contribution of States in popularising eSanjeevani, the Tele-Medicine platform rolled out by the Ministry as 1.5 lakh tele-consultations completed through ‘eSanjeevani’ and ‘eSanjeevaniOPD’.

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Heavy rain likely to continue over Kerala, Karnataka: IMD

Heavy rain likely to continue over Kerala, Karnataka: IMD

09 Aug 2020 | 6:15 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said the heavy to isolated heavy rainfall very likely to continue over Kerala, Mahe, coastal and south interior Karnataka on August 9-10 and after that it is likely to decrease intensity thereafter.

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Rahul says policies of govt rendered 14 cr people unemployed, asks  youth to associate with campaign of youth Cong

Rahul says policies of govt rendered 14 cr people unemployed, asks youth to associate with campaign of youth Cong

09 Aug 2020 | 6:01 PM

New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Attacking the NDA government at the Centre on the issue of unemployment, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that the policies of the government like demonetization and faulty implementation of the GST have rendered 14 crore people unemployed.

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