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  • ED seeks permission to interrogate Swapna, Sivasankar together
  • Haryana revises selection criteria of ASHA workers
  • Normal life affected in Valley as Hurriyat Conference calls strike
  • India registers 48,268 new COVID-19 cases, 551 more deaths
  • Dhankhar en route to North Bengal
  • Four youths killed in Bijnore mishap
  • Coronavirus infection cases spike by 1,445 in Telangana
  • Rahul remembers Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary
  • Opposition parties real faces have been exposed on Pulwama: PM
  • Mallarpur in Birbhum shut down to protest custodial death of 15-year-old boy
  • Sensex crashed 1071 43 pts during week
  • One-way traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway after day-long maintenance
  • LG pays rich tributes to Iron Man of India
  • Two sharpshooters, accused of killing BJP leader Manish Shukla, arrested in Ludhiana
  • PM condoles death of spiritual Guru Ramrao Bapu Maharaj
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UP scale up vaccine to protect children from pneumonia

Lucknow, Aug 25 (UNI) A vaccine to protect against a common cause of pneumonia among the children will now be available in all districts of Uttar Pradesh, under the national ‘Universal Immunisation Programme’ (UIP).
Earlier, this vaccine was only available in select districts under the national program.
The Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine( PCV) was introduced in the UIP in 2017, and since then, it has been scaled up across the country in a phased manner. Currently, the vaccine is available free of cost in Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Goa and parts of Rajasthan, besides Uttar Pradesh. The vaccine is also available in the private sector.
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Haryana revises selection criteria of ASHA workers

31 Oct 2020 | 1:37 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Haryana Health Department has overhauled the selection criteria of ASHA workers and simplified the payment procedure, a senior Health official said on Saturday.

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Normal life affected in Valley as Hurriyat Conference calls strike

31 Oct 2020 | 1:22 PM

Srinagar, Oct 31 (UNI) Normal life was on Saturday affected in the valley due to a strike called by Hurriyat Conference (HC) on the first anniversary of bifurcation of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.

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Four youths killed in Bijnore mishap

Four youths killed in Bijnore mishap

31 Oct 2020 | 12:58 PM

Bijnore, Oct 31 (UNI) Four youths of Bareilly were killed when their car fell into a roadside ditch in Nahtaur area on late Friday night.

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Haryana to organise COVID-19 testing camps

31 Oct 2020 | 12:31 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) To prevent surge of COVID-19 cases in the upcoming festive season, Haryana Health Department has directed all the Civil Surgeons of the State to organise COVID-19 sampling camps across the state over the next two weeks.

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One-way traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway after day-long maintenance

One-way traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway after day-long maintenance

31 Oct 2020 | 12:15 PM

Srinagar, Oct 31 (UNI) One-way traffic was on Saturday resumed on the national highway after remaining suspended on Friday to allow maintenance of the only all weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country.Meanwhile, the historic 86-km-long Mughal road and 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh highway are through for traffic, a traffic police official told UNI this morning.

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