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India
Sonia writes to PM on plight of migrant workers

Sonia writes to PM on plight of migrant workers

28 Mar 2020 | 9:34 AM

New Delhi, Mar 28 (UNI) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has expressed concern on the plight of migrant workers who were forced to walk back to their homes in other states due to the 21-day lock down.

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India reiterates for strict compliance of treaty on banning biological weapons

28 Mar 2020 | 1:35 AM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) India has reiterated for strict compliance of a global treaty banning production of entire range of biological weapons of mass destruction.

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Indian Railway's 138 & 139 Helpline numbers become 24X7 functional

28 Mar 2020 | 1:12 AM

(Rptg correcting error in Headline & first para)
New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) In a effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Indian Railway has made two Helpline numbers – 138 and 139 - 24X7 functional to answer inquiries, provide assistance and to disseminate relevant information to its customers and others during the 21-day all-India lockdown.

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Indian Railway launches two helpline numbers

28 Mar 2020 | 12:55 AM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) In a effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Indian Railway has introduced two 24X7 Helpline numbers – 138 and 139 -to answer inquiries, provide assistance and to disseminate relevant information to its customers and others during the 21-day all-India lockdown.

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MHA sanctions Rs 5751.27 crore as additional Central assistance to eight states under NDRF

28 Mar 2020 | 12:48 AM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) A high level committee meeting under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday approved a package of additional Central assistance of Rs 5,751.27 to eight states for the 2018-19 natural calamity.
The state of Bihar, Kerala, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan and West Bengal will be getting funds for floods, landslides, cyclone ‘Bulbul’, drought during 2019 and Karnataka for drought (Rabi) of 2018-19 under National Disaster Relief Fund, an official statement said.

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NEET exam postponed

28 Mar 2020 | 12:17 AM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) In view of the hardships faced by parents and the students due to COVID-19 epidemic, the National Testing Agency has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination scheduled to be held on May 3, 2020.

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2-day Ideathon to combat COVID-19

28 Mar 2020 | 12:14 AM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) A two-day online ideathon, Fight Corona IDEAthon, is being organised by the Human Resource Development Ministry Innovation Cell to search for accessible and affordable technological solutions that can stem the rapid spread of the infection, ease the mounting pressure and ensure a quick return to normalcy.

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Vice President donates month’s salary to PM National Relief Fund

28 Mar 2020 | 12:00 AM

New Delhi, March 27 (uni) Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday contributed a month’s salary to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) to strengthen the government’s efforts in combating COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

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COVID-19 infections continue unabated, MHA steps in to help migrant labours

COVID-19 infections continue unabated, MHA steps in to help migrant labours

27 Mar 2020 | 11:27 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) While the Novel Coronavirus continued to spread it's tentacles far and wide, claiming as many as 17 lives and infecting 640 people across the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday directed both the state government and the Union Territories, to come to the aid of daily wagers and migrants labourers, by way of providing them with shelter, food and basic amenities.

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Forget boredom: Government brings epic serials Mahabharata, Ramayana back

Forget boredom: Government brings epic serials Mahabharata, Ramayana back

27 Mar 2020 | 11:06 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) The government on Friday decided to re-telecast the famous and decades old serials Mahabharat and Ramayana from Saturday, bringing some respite to mythological art lovers amid the countrywide lockdown due to coronavirus.

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Union Home Ministry issues second addendum to exempt some agriculture related activities

27 Mar 2020 | 10:41 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Union Home Ministry on Friday issued second addendum to the guidelines ,exempting some of the agriculture related activities during the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

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Vice Prez donates one month salary to PM’s National Relief Fund

Vice Prez donates one month salary to PM’s National Relief Fund

27 Mar 2020 | 10:01 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday donated one month’s salary to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) to strengthen the Government’s efforts in combating COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

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Sonia writes to Rae Bareli administration, offers her MPLADS funds to deal with coronavirus crisis

Sonia writes to Rae Bareli administration, offers her MPLADS funds to deal with coronavirus crisis

27 Mar 2020 | 8:34 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Friday wrote to the District Magistrate in Rae Bareli to offer her MPLAD funds for fighting corona virus in the constituency.

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Press Association seeks insurance for mediapersons for risks associated with reporting on COVID-19

27 Mar 2020 | 8:03 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Press Association on Friday demanded an insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh for the scribes as they are also exposed to the COVID 19 during their reporting from the fields.

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COVID-19: DEPwD issues guidelines to states/UTs for protection, safety of persons with disabilities

27 Mar 2020 | 7:35 PM

New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment on Friday issued 'comprehensive disability inclusive guidelines' to states and Union territories for protection and safety of persons with disabilities (Divyangjan) in light of pandemic Coronavirus.

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