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  • 2 in 5 schools around world lacked basic handwashing facilities prior to COVID-19 pandemic: UNICEF, WHO
  • US Seizes Iranian Fuel Shipments for First Time - Reports
  • 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
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  • Rain lashes Nashik
  • Jammu Crime Branch arrests fugitive in fraud, murder case
  • Man held following exchange of fire in Rohini
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Idol workshops 'idle' in Delhi,' 'dilemma' in Mumbai-Kolkata

Idol workshops 'idle' in Delhi,' 'dilemma' in Mumbai-Kolkata

13 Aug 2020 | 1:47 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) If Lord Ram 'comes,' can Goddess Durga be 'far behind,'?
While leading the 'Bhoomi Pujan' of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had indicated that the entire economy of the region would undergo transformation through the 'much-awaited' temple,-certainly an instance of 'positivity' relating to worship.

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Necessary to nurture policies to build strong network for young minds: Vishwas Tripathi

Necessary to nurture policies to build strong network for young minds: Vishwas Tripathi

13 Aug 2020 | 1:37 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) Highlighting that global action can be fostered by engaging youth, BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BRICS-CCI) Chairman Vishwas Tripathi has stressed on the necessity to nurture policies for building a strong network for young minds to facilitate the growth of their ideas.

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Sonia demands revocation of EIA 2020

Sonia demands revocation of EIA 2020

13 Aug 2020 | 12:35 PM

New Delhi, Aug 13(UNI) Terming the Draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), 2020 a 'disastrous ' law that will unleash 'unprecedented devastation on the environment', Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that the government must stop dismantling India’s environmental regulations and demanded withdrawal of its notification.

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My Father Pranab Mukherjee is alive and haemodynamically stable: Abhijeet Mukherjee

My Father Pranab Mukherjee is alive and haemodynamically stable: Abhijeet Mukherjee

13 Aug 2020 | 11:10 AM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) Son of former president Pranab Mukherjee, Abhijeet Mukherjee on Thursday cleared the speculations around his father's health and said that his condition is 'haemodynamically stable', while slamming the media for circulating fake news over his demise.

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COVID-19 fight: India extends $1 million to Antigua, Barbuda

COVID-19 fight: India extends $1 million to Antigua, Barbuda

13 Aug 2020 | 8:06 AM

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UNI) In the wake of coronavirus pandemic across the globe, India has extended an assistance of one million dollars to Antigua and Barbuda in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Delhi to Jammu in six hours by 2023

Delhi to Jammu in six hours by 2023

12 Aug 2020 | 11:58 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) The work has begun on the first-of-its-kind Katra (J&K)-Delhi Express Road Corridor which will be ready by 2023 and when it becomes functional, the travel time from Katra to Delhi will get reduced to around six and half hours, and from Jammu to Delhi to just about six hours.

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Birla enquires about Pranab Mukherjee's health

Birla enquires about Pranab Mukherjee's health

12 Aug 2020 | 11:51 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday spoke to Ms Sharmishtha Mukherjee, daughter of former president Pranab Mukherjee and enquired about Mr Mukherjee's health.

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Cong condemns violence in Bengaluru, terms it complete failure of law & order machinery

Cong condemns violence in Bengaluru, terms it complete failure of law & order machinery

12 Aug 2020 | 11:29 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Condemning the violence in Bengaluru, the Congress on Wednesday slammed the BJP government in Karnataka over the issue of law and order and said 'riots and arson is condemnable and unacceptable'.

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Delhi records 1,113 fresh cases, 14 more die

Delhi records 1,113 fresh cases, 14 more die

12 Aug 2020 | 11:18 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) The National Capital on Wednesday recorded 1,113 fresh COVID-19 infections while 14 people succumbed to the virus during the past 24 hours.

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SC to hear plea seeking 'unified probe' in Sushant Singh case

SC to hear plea seeking 'unified probe' in Sushant Singh case

12 Aug 2020 | 10:18 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a fresh petition on Thursday, seeking 'unified CBI investigation' into the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

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MoS Defence Shripad Yesho Naik tested positive for COVID

MoS Defence Shripad Yesho Naik tested positive for COVID

12 Aug 2020 | 10:13 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Minister of State Defence and Ayush Shripad Yesho Naik has tested positive for COVID 19 on Wednesday.

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Pranab Mukherjee remains critical

Pranab Mukherjee remains critical

12 Aug 2020 | 10:11 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12(UNI) The health condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee continued to remain critical on Wednesday, the Army’s Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital said .

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Fifteen CBI officers awarded Union Home Minister's medal for Excellence in Investigation

Fifteen CBI officers awarded Union Home Minister's medal for Excellence in Investigation

12 Aug 2020 | 10:06 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) A total of fifteen Central Bureau of Investigation officers have been honored with the Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation.

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SC to hear plea seeking 'unified probe' in Sushant Singh case

12 Aug 2020 | 10:00 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court scheduled to hear a fresh petition on Thursday, seeking 'unified CBI investigation' into the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

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Rahul Gandhi condoles death of Rajiv Tyagi

Rahul Gandhi condoles death of Rajiv Tyagi

12 Aug 2020 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday expressed condolence on the death of party spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi.

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