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  • Police prevents BJP workers from hoisting flag in Lal Chowk
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Covid prevention in UP has given big blow to spread of vector-borne, infectious diseases

Lucknow, Sep 1(UNI) Uttar Pradesh government has claimed that prevention for Covid-19 by the masses like wearing face mask, hand wash and sanitation drive has given a big blow to the spread vector borne and infectious disease during this monsoon.
Besides, the government said that though there is a spike in positive cases in some selected districts of the state in the month of August but overall the positivity rate was below 5 per cent with recording 4.6 per cent.
The recovery rate in the state on Tuesday has reached 75 per cent while the fatality rate has come down to 1.5 per cent much less than the national average.
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Police prevents BJP workers from hoisting flag in Lal Chowk

Police prevents BJP workers from hoisting flag in Lal Chowk

26 Oct 2020 | 11:22 AM

Srinagar, Oct 26 (UNI) Police on Monday foiled an attempt by few BJP workers of frontier district of Kupwara from hoisting the National Flag at Lal Chowk, nerve centre of summer capital, Srinagar.

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War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 2,885

26 Oct 2020 | 12:20 AM

Bhopal, Oct 25 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 2,885 on Sunday in Madhya Pradesh where ten fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 1,67,249 with 951 more sufferers being detected during analysis of 31,101 specimens.
A Health Services Directorate bulletin issued tonight pegged the active cases at 11,237 – a statistic that has been providentially witnessing a downward trend of late. Indore District continued to have the dubious distinction of spawning the highest 263 new instances, Bhopal 213, Jabalpur 54, Sagar 40, Gwalior 27, Betul 22, Khargone 21, Rewa 20, Hoshangabad 15, Seoni 13 and Vidisha 12. A total 711 fever clinics are operating across the state.

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MP CM’s Dussehra wishes

26 Oct 2020 | 12:06 AM

Bhopal, Oct 25 (UNI) Extending hearty Vijayadashami greetings to the populace, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised that Dussehra conveys the profound lesson regarding good always triumphing over evil.
“Whenever arrogance and truth confront each other, the latter emerges victorious. We receive this precise knowledge from the noble character of Lord Ram. I wish for the state’s prosperity but all of us should exercise precautions against the COVID-19 infection while celebrating the festival. Guidelines must be followed in letter and spirit,” the veteran leader averred in a message.

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BJP adoring Ambedkar?

25 Oct 2020 | 10:39 PM

Amritsar, Oct 25 (UNI) Bhartiya Janta Party National General Secretary on Sunday paid floral tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar near the Town Hall here despite from Dalit oriented Bhahujan Samaj party.

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One die, 157 new cases in HP

25 Oct 2020 | 10:18 PM

Shimla, Oct 25 (UNI) One died and 157 new nCoV cases registered in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, state Government officer said.

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