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  • You try to come to Punjab & I'll teach you a lesson, Punjab CM dares SFJ's Pannu
  • Amarinder extends 9 PM - 5 AM curfew to all cities
  • India establishes global position with export of 23 lakh PPEs in one month only
  • Meghalaya ‘quick to response’ to COVID-19 pandemic: Governor
  • Mock drill exercise conducted ahead of I-Day at Jammu Tawi Railway Station
  • BJP MLA Randhir Singh & other family members test positive for Covid-19
  • Rijiju virtually launches the Fit India Freedom Run
  • Rajasthan trust vote: Pilot bales out Gehlot
  • Naveen asks banks to provide loan to Women self help group at zero percent interest
  • Nanded Division incurred Rs 150 cr estimated loss during lockdown: DRM
  • Those who create unrest will be given befitting reply: President
  • New National Education Policy 2020 will pave way for new India: Kovind
  • K'taka govt to establish workforce training programmes in collaboration with Pennsylvania: Dy CM
  • Covid toll in Bengal stands at 2319; Tally 1,10,358
  • Final year exams: SC to hear plea against UGC decision on Aug 18
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Reorient farm priorities to more nutrition-sensitive food: Venkaiah

Reorient farm priorities to more nutrition-sensitive food: Venkaiah

07 Aug 2020 | 5:24 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for reorienting agricultural priorities towards more nutrition-sensitive food.

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Intellectuals come in support of Delhi University Prof Apurvanand

07 Aug 2020 | 4:51 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) More than a thousand well-known intellectuals, journalists, writers, teachers
and students from all over the country and abroad have strongly condemned the questioning of Delhi University Professor Apurvanand in connection with the violence in North-East Delhi in February.

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Jaishankar, Pompeo discuss wide-ranging issues

Jaishankar, Pompeo discuss wide-ranging issues

07 Aug 2020 | 4:14 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
held discussions Thursday night on several regional and global issues including South Asia, Afghanistan,
Indo-Pacific and beyond, The External Affairs Minister tweeted Friday that the two held wide ranging conversation and reviewed bilateral cooperation including working on relevant mechanisms.

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Delhi HC allows DU to conduct Open Book Exams

Delhi HC allows DU to conduct Open Book Exams

07 Aug 2020 | 3:35 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) The Delhi High Court on Friday gave a green signal to Delhi University (DU) to conduct online Open Book Examination (OBE) for final year undergraduate students as COVID-19 situation is still risky for taking physical papers.

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Diversion of trains on Konkan Railway route

Diversion of trains on Konkan Railway route

07 Aug 2020 | 3:35 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Due to suspension of rail traffic following collapse of a tunnel in Karwar region of Maharashtra, Konkan Railways have diverted the Ernakulam–H Nizamuddin Superfast Special Express and the New Delhi-Thiruvananthapuram Central Rajdhani Special Express among others.

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V-P asks civil servants to be pro-active change-agents in building New India

V-P asks civil servants to be pro-active change-agents in building New India

07 Aug 2020 | 3:15 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged young IAS officers to treat their vocation as a mission to bridge rich-poor, men-women and urban-rural divides and be pro-active change-agents in building a New India.

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Nadda says 'even SC is surprised at MoU signed by Congress with Chinese Govt'

Nadda says 'even SC is surprised at MoU signed by Congress with Chinese Govt'

07 Aug 2020 | 3:10 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Friday said that even the Supreme Court is surprised at the MoU signed by the Congress party with the Chinese Government and maintained that party leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi must give an explanation.

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Recovery rate at new high of 68 pc, Case Fatality Rate at 2.05 pc

Recovery rate at new high of 68 pc, Case Fatality Rate at 2.05 pc

07 Aug 2020 | 2:45 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) As the total number of cases in India crossed the 20-lakh mark, there was a surge of hope due to continuously rising recovery rate among the Covid-19 patients and Case Fatality Rate that has remained much below the global average.

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Tagore- a doctor during Spanish flu, could have re-emerged now

Tagore- a doctor during Spanish flu, could have re-emerged now

07 Aug 2020 | 2:44 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) What could be a more fitting and 'connected' tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on Friday, the 79th death anniversary of the 'Bard of Bengal,' during the shadow of Covid-19 than 'discovering' him as also a doctor?

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NEP is set to lay foundation of 21st century 'New India': PM

NEP is set to lay foundation of 21st century 'New India': PM

07 Aug 2020 | 2:07 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7(UNI) Emphasising that the focus of the new National Education Policy(NEP) is on 'how to think', a marked shift from the old policy's focus on 'what to think', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the NEP will lay foundation of a New India, an India of the 21st century.

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07 Aug 2020 | 1:18 PM

The PM said that NEP will help curb the gap between education and research.

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'Vocal for local' to boost morale of handloom sector: HM Shah

'Vocal for local' to boost morale of handloom sector: HM Shah

07 Aug 2020 | 12:20 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mantra of 'Vocal for local' will surely boost the morale of the handloom sector.

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PM says NEP will arm students with knowledge, skills for 21st century

PM says NEP will arm students with knowledge, skills for 21st century

07 Aug 2020 | 12:15 PM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday maintained the newly-unveiled National Education Policy (NEP) will pave the foundation of a new India by preparing students for the future with skills and knowledge that will be required for the 21st century.

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Modi govt 'missing' as COVID cases cross 20 lakh: Rahul

Modi govt 'missing' as COVID cases cross 20 lakh: Rahul

07 Aug 2020 | 11:51 AM

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) Attacking the NDA government over India's COVID-19 tally crossing the 20 lakh mark, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the Modi government is 'missing' in a time of crisis.

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