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Professionals with MSc degree, three yrs of lab experience can become authorised signatory: Health Ministry

18 Feb 2020 | 8:42 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday made it official that professionals with MSc degree in Medical Microbiology or Medical Biochemistry with three years of laboratory experience can become authorised signatory in diagnostic laboratory for tests respective to their specialization without recording any opinion or interpretation of lab results.

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BJP attacks PC over ex top cop's revelations

BJP attacks PC over ex top cop's revelations

18 Feb 2020 | 8:04 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flayed former Home Minister P Chidambaram after ex Mumbai top cop Rakesh Maria revealed in his book that 26/11 terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab was disguised as a Hindu and wanted to know why this information was withheld by the Congress leader.

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Record foodgrains, oilseeds crops estimated in 2019-20

Record foodgrains, oilseeds crops estimated in 2019-20

18 Feb 2020 | 7:57 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) India's total foodgrain production for 2019-20 is estimated at a record 291.95 million tonnes, higher by 6.74 million tonnes over the production of foodgrain of 285.21 million tonnes achieved during 2018-19 and by 26.20 million tonnes over the previous five years’ (2013-14 to 2017-18) average production of foodgrain.

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Naidu for timely completion of all sports projects in A P

18 Feb 2020 | 7:46 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju to expedite various ongoing sports projects in Andhra Pradesh, including the construction of multipurpose Sports Complex at Mogallapalem village in Nellore district.

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'Hunar Haat' is good platform for artisans & it would bring prosperity to them: LS Speaker

'Hunar Haat' is good platform for artisans & it would bring prosperity to them: LS Speaker

18 Feb 2020 | 7:38 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday appreciated the 'Hunar Haat', an initiative of Ministry of Minority Affairs, saying the ministry is providing a good platform for the artisans and it would bring prosperity to their lives.

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Total foodgrain production in 2019-20 to be higher than normal: Govt

18 Feb 2020 | 6:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Production of most of the crops for the agricultural year 2019-20 has been estimated higher than their normal production after cumulative rainfall in the country during the monsoon season was 10 per cent higher than Long Period Average, government said on Tuesday.

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Minister meets Paswan, requests him to release Rs 4,000 cr arrears to aP

18 Feb 2020 | 6:32 PM

New Delhi,Feb 18 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Minister Food & Civil Supplies Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao met Union Minister Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi and requested him to release Rs.4,000 crore arrears from FCI to the state.

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Indian nationals may consider travelling to Iraq except for five provinces:MEA

Indian nationals may consider travelling to Iraq except for five provinces:MEA

18 Feb 2020 | 6:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) In a travel advisory, External Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said that Indian nationals may now consider travelling to Iraq except to the five provinces of Nineveh, Salahuddin, Diyala, Anbar, and Kirkuk.

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AAP MLA Bhardwaj to organise 'Sundar Kand' on first Tuesday of every month

18 Feb 2020 | 6:07 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson and Greater Kailash MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj on Tuesday said that he would organise recitation of Ramayana's Sundar Kand in different parts of his constituency on the first Tuesday of every month and also extended the open invitation for all.

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Cong demands release of NSO report on consumer spending, says Govt 'hiding' poverty

18 Feb 2020 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Congress on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led Union government for 'hiding' National Statistical Office's report on consumer spending and demanded that the report be released.

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MHRD to celebrate Matribhasha Diwas on Feb 21

18 Feb 2020 | 5:51 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Matribhasha Diwas, which is on February 21, will be celebrated by HRD Ministry across the country, a statement said here on Tuesday.

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Apex court times Mallya plea for after Holi

Apex court times Mallya plea for after Holi

18 Feb 2020 | 5:37 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned, till after the Holi break, hearing on a petition filed by elusive and beleaguered liquor baron, Vijay Mallya, against Enforcement Directorate's proceedings to declare him a fugitive economic offender.

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Police files chargesheet in Jamia violence case, names Sharjeel Imam as 'instigator'

Police files chargesheet in Jamia violence case, names Sharjeel Imam as 'instigator'

18 Feb 2020 | 5:13 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Delhi Police have filed the chargesheet in the December 15 Jamia-New Friends Colony violence case, naming Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam as an "instigator'.
Police said the chargesheet was filed on February 13. CCTV clips, call detail records and statements of more than 100 witnesses were attached. No Jamia Millia Islamia student has been named in the chargesheet.

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J P Nadda appoints Saroj Pandey as observer for Delhi BJP

J P Nadda appoints Saroj Pandey as observer for Delhi BJP

18 Feb 2020 | 4:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) BJP national president J P Nadda on Tuesday appointed party's Rajya Sabha MP Saroj Pandey as the central observer to oversee the election of legislature party leader in the Delhi Assembly.

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Fadnavis 2014 election papers: SC reserves order on review plea

Fadnavis 2014 election papers: SC reserves order on review plea

18 Feb 2020 | 4:37 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a review petition filed by former Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, against a October, 2019, judgement that allowed a trial court to consider a complaint against him for not disclosing all criminal cases in nomination papers filed for 2014 state polls.

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