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  • Govt land worth Rs 100 cr freed of encroachers
  • COVID-19: Vaccine trial begins in MP capital
  • Covid-19 cases in Nashik cross 1 lakh-mark
  • COVID-19 hits school education, again
  • MP CM reviews procurement
  • Covid-19: 19 new cases detected in Kolhapur
  • Iran blames Israel for killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
  • War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 3,237
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  • Campaign for MVA graduate candidate
  • Seven missing girls from 5 districts of UP rescued
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Edu dept winds up sixth phase of special campaign about Corona epidemic awareness

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (UNI) Punjab education department has completed sixth phase of special campaign to make people aware about Corona-19 epidemic.
Disclosing this here on Wednesday a spokesman for the department said the teachers and officers / employees of all the government schools educated the people of the state about taking precautionary measures to defeat the corona-19. During the outreach campaign, the teachers instructed the general public on how to wash their hands as well as how to wear masks and keep physical distance. The general public was also explained in detail about the use of these precautions to prevent the spread of covid-19.
The spokesperson said during door to door campaign in 6th phase, teachers apprised the general public about the symptoms of the corona affected patient and urged them to be vigilant. The general public was also urged to take special care of the elderly and children and to follow the government's guidelines regarding the gathering of a certain number of people during social functions.
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COVID-19: Vaccine trial begins in MP capital

29 Nov 2020 | 3:30 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) The trial process of the indigenous novel coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN has commenced at the city-based People’s Hospital where 35 volunteers registered themselves thus far, official sources said on Saturday.
State Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang took stock of the procedure at the infirmary and averred, “The state dispensation is leaving no stone unturned vis-à-vis controlling COVID-19 and Madhya Pradesh ranks 16th in terms of recovery. There is no paucity whatsoever of oxygen and beds.”

The senior politician interacted with people getting the vaccine administered and appreciated their awareness. The testing will be extended to Gandhi Medical College in the near future.

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COVID-19 hits school education, again

29 Nov 2020 | 1:54 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) As the nation battles the ‘millennium scourge’, the Madhya Pradesh government issued an order on Saturday that classes up to the eighth standard shall not be conducted until December 31 in educational institutions, it was officially learnt.
This is an extension of the earlier November 30 date. As far as pupils of higher classes are concerned, they may approach teachers for clearing academic doubts while maintaining precautions against the novel coronavirus.

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MP CM reviews procurement

29 Nov 2020 | 1:42 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday directed his officers to maintain adequate arrangements vis-à-vis procurement of millet, jowar and paddy on support price.
“The cultivators should not face any quandary whatsoever. Collectors must submit acquisition reports on daily basis and undertake regular tours,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 3,237

29 Nov 2020 | 12:49 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 3,237 on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh where 13 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 2,03,231 with 1,634 more sufferers being detected during analysis of 30,312 specimens.

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Jammu Police nabs accused fleeing in murder case in few hours

28 Nov 2020 | 11:13 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) Jammu Police on Saturday evening arrested the accused person absconding in murder case in few hours after the crime incident was reported in the heart of city here.

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