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  • Missing Mayor found dead in north Seoul
  • J&K BJYM holds anti-Pakistan protest, says guns can't silence voice of nationalist people
  • nCoV: 153 new patients found, 68 discharged in Chhattisgarh
  • UP govt imposes lockdown from Friday night till Monday morning
  • Airport gold smuggling case: MHA asks NIA to take over probe
  • COVID: Fresh 240 positive cases swells number to 9501 in J&K UT, five deaths reported
  • ED attaches assets worth Rs 2,200 cr of Rana Kapoor, Wadhawans in Yes Bank case
  • Met Office warns of landslides and mudslides in Shimla, HP
  • Mayor of S Korean capital Seoul found dead
  • Congress leaders discuss issues, problems that may arise during lockdown with Aurangabad Guardian Minister
  • PM to dedicate to nation, 750 MW Rewa Solar Project
  • Assam’s COVID death toll rises to 27 as plasma therapy launched
  • India closely following developments in Kuwait: MEA
  • Mayor of S Korean capital Seoul found dead
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IYC workers hold protest against UP govt; detained

IYC workers hold protest against UP govt; detained

08 Jul 2020 | 3:29 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers, holding a peaceful protest against the Uttar Pradesh government in front of UP Bhawan in Chanakyapuri, were detained by police on Wednesday.

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AIIMS Delhi starts tele-consultation guidance to state doctors on Covid clinical management

AIIMS Delhi starts tele-consultation guidance to state doctors on Covid clinical management

08 Jul 2020 | 2:37 PM

New Delhi, July 8 (UNI) To reduce case fatality rate by ensuring effective clinical management of all Covid-19 positive patients, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare has now involved specialist doctors from AIIMS, New Delhi to provide expert guidance and knowledge support to doctors manning ICUs in State hospitals.

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Test trial of train with battery engine successful

Test trial of train with battery engine successful

08 Jul 2020 | 1:58 PM

New Delhi, July 8 (UNI) Taking yet another step towards adoption of clean fuel, Indian Railways has successfully tested a battery-powered rail engine.

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Reimbursement of one pulse oximeter per family allowed under ECHS

08 Jul 2020 | 1:50 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Amid the rising cases of coronavirus in the country, the Defence Ministry on Wednesday decided to reimburse the cost of pulse oximeter purchased by the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) beneficiaries.

Measuring of oxygen saturation level is one of the most important parameters for monitoring the health of COVID-19 patients.

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Unmarried disabled sons eligible for ECHS facilities even after 25 yrs

08 Jul 2020 | 1:38 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) In line with the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) rule, the Defence Ministry on Wednesday decided to treat unmarried permanently disabled and financially dependent sons of Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) beneficiaries who have become disabled after attaining the age of 25 years as dependents.

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Police head constable posted at Paschim Vihar dies of Covid-19

Police head constable posted at Paschim Vihar dies of Covid-19

08 Jul 2020 | 1:35 PM

New Delhi , Jul 8 UNI A Delhi Police head constable posted at Police Station Paschim Vihar has died of Covid 19, sources said on Wednesday.

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Why should India agree on creation of “buffer zone” on its side of LAC, asks Cong

Why should India agree on creation of “buffer zone” on its side of LAC, asks Cong

08 Jul 2020 | 1:33 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8(UNI) Continuing its attack on the NDA government on the India-China border standoff, the Congress on Wednesday questioned as to why the Indian government agreed to creation of a “buffer zone” on Indian side of LAC and said that such an agreement goes against restoration of “status quo ante” in Galwan Valley and other points.

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CBSE deletes topics on nationalism, secularism from Class 9-12 syllabus

CBSE deletes topics on nationalism, secularism from Class 9-12 syllabus

08 Jul 2020 | 1:31 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, CBSE has reduced the syllabus by 30 per cent and dropped topics such as federalism, nationalism and secularism from Class 11 political science books and India’s relations with its neighbours from Class 12 political science books.

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V-P pays tributes to former PM Chandra Shekhar on his death anniversary

V-P pays tributes to former PM Chandra Shekhar on his death anniversary

08 Jul 2020 | 12:58 PM

New Delhi, July 8 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday paid tributes to former prime minister Chandra Shekhar who died on this day, saying he would be remembered for espousing social change.

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MHA sets up IMC team to coordinate probe against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation & others

MHA sets up IMC team to coordinate probe against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation & others

08 Jul 2020 | 12:44 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up an inter-ministerial team to coordinate investigation against alleged violations of foreign contribution and money laundering act by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and India Gandhi Memorial Trust.

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India's nCoV tally nears 7.5 lakh, deaths reach 20,642

India's nCoV tally nears 7.5 lakh, deaths reach 20,642

08 Jul 2020 | 10:33 AM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) India's Covid contagion tally on Wednesday climbed close to 7.5 lakh as yet another steep spike of 22,752 new cases was reported in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry Update said.

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Finance Commission to devote entire chapter on Health Financing

07 Jul 2020 | 11:41 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission NK Singh on Tuesday said that for the first time, the Finance Commission will devote an entire chapter on Health Financing.

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Peace march outside Press Club, demand for judicial inquiry into scribe's death

Peace march outside Press Club, demand for judicial inquiry into scribe's death

07 Jul 2020 | 11:32 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Journalists in Delhi on Tuesday gathered outside the Press Club holding a peace march, demanded judicial probe into the alleged suicide of the Hindi Daily journo Tarun Sisodia who was being treated for COVID at AIIMS.

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World Bank provides $400 million to enhance support for rejuvenating Ganga river

World Bank provides $400 million to enhance support for rejuvenating Ganga river

07 Jul 2020 | 11:09 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) The World Bank and the Government of India on Tuesday signed a loan agreement to enhance support for the 'Namami Gange' programme that seeks to rejuvenate the Ganga river.

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Sitharaman holds review meeting on CAPEX of 23 CPSEs to boost expenditure in economy

Sitharaman holds review meeting on CAPEX of 23 CPSEs to boost expenditure in economy

07 Jul 2020 | 10:59 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday held a meeting with the Secretaries of Ministries of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Power, Coal, Mines and Department of Atomic Energy and the CMDs of 23 CPSEs belonging to these Ministries.

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