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Cabinet approves investment proposal of Rs 5281.94 cr for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Power Project in JK

Cabinet approves investment proposal of Rs 5281.94 cr for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Power Project in JK

20 Jan 2021 | 7:09 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the investment of Rs.5281.94 crore for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Electric (HE) Project located on river Chenab, in Kishtwar district of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Cabinet approves signing of MoU b/w India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in solar energy

20 Jan 2021 | 7:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of Solar Energy.

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Centre asks states/UTs to ensure 2-minute silence on Martyrs’ Day

Centre asks states/UTs to ensure 2-minute silence on Martyrs’ Day

20 Jan 2021 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Centre on Wednesday asked States and Union Territories (UTS) to ensure the observance of two minutes silence on the Martyrs’ Day on January 30 in the memory of all those who have sacrificed during freedom struggle.

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Kalka Mail is now Netaji Express

Kalka Mail is now Netaji Express

20 Jan 2021 | 5:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) One of the Indian Railways' oldest and popular trains, the Howrah-Kalka Mail has been renamed as Netaji Express.

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24th 'Hunar Haat' in Lucknow from January 22-Feb 4

20 Jan 2021 | 5:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Ministry of Minority Affairs is organising the 24th 'Hunar Haat' at Avadh Shilpgram, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) from January 22 to February 4 with the theme of 'Vocal for Local'.

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SC withdraws 2 pleas challenging Delhi HC's order to do away with virtual hearings

SC withdraws 2 pleas challenging Delhi HC's order to do away with virtual hearings

20 Jan 2021 | 3:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday disposed of as withdrawn two pleas that challenged the Delhi High Court's order to resume the physical hearings, thereby devoiding the lawyers of choices to argue cases virtually, and maintained that it is sure the latter will do the needful.

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Centre, farmers' representatives begin 10th round of talks

Centre, farmers' representatives begin 10th round of talks

20 Jan 2021 | 3:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The tenth round of talks between the Centre and farmers' representatives
to end the logjam over the three farm laws began here on Wednesday afternoon.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR JANUARY 20, 2020

20 Jan 2021 | 3:00 PM

Jalpaiguri : 13 killed and 18 injured in an accident at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri, PM condoles (CA7)
Washington/New Delhi: Corona kills 20.56 lakh worldwide, 9.61 cr infected (DF2)
New Delhi: Over 6.31 healthcare workers inoculated: Health Ministry (DI5)
Moscow : Trump Grants Pardon to 73 Individuals, Including Ex-Adviser Bannon - White House (FN19)
Chennai : Final electoral rolls released ahead of Assembly polls, TN has 6.26 cr voters (MS5)
Srinagar : Ex J&K minister Sardar Rafiq Hussain Khan passes away; PDP, AP condole demise (DR5)
Panaji : Nodal officer appointed to deal with Avian influenza in Goa (BY3)
New Delhi: Petrol-diesel prices remain stable (DI2)
Mumbai : Sensex up 160 pts (DC4)
UNI JAL SB 1500.

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Delhi records min temp of 7.8 degrees C; air quality improves slightly

Delhi records min temp of 7.8 degrees C; air quality improves slightly

20 Jan 2021 | 1:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Delhi's minimum temperature was recorded at 7.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

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PM condoles loss of lives in Jalpaiguri road accident; announces ex-gratia

PM condoles loss of lives in Jalpaiguri road accident; announces ex-gratia

20 Jan 2021 | 1:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed grief over the road accident in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri in which 13 lives were lost and announced an ex-gratia of 2 lakh each to the kin of the deceased.

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Over 6.31 healthcare workers inoculated: Health Ministry

Over 6.31 healthcare workers inoculated: Health Ministry

20 Jan 2021 | 1:31 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) As many as 6,31,417 healthcare workers have been vaccinated so far across 11,660 sessions, Health Ministry has cited in its provisional report.

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“Wish we were a vote bank”: Kashmiri Pandits

“Wish we were a vote bank”: Kashmiri Pandits

20 Jan 2021 | 1:02 PM

By Ujwal Jalali
New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Kashmiri Pandit community is in dilemma over their ‘early’ return to the valley.

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Petrol-diesel prices remain stable

Petrol-diesel prices remain stable

20 Jan 2021 | 12:39 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Petrol and diesel prices in the country remained steady on Wednesday after two consecutive days of hike.

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PM pays tribute to Guru Gobind Singh on his Parkash Purab

PM pays tribute to Guru Gobind Singh on his Parkash Purab

20 Jan 2021 | 12:31 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to Guru
Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru, on his birth anniversary.

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Rijiju gets additional charge of Ministry of AYUSH

Rijiju gets additional charge of Ministry of AYUSH

19 Jan 2021 | 11:21 PM

New Delhi, Jan 19 (UNI) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday was given additional charge of the Ministry of AYUSH.

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