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HP: 13 fresh cases take up tally to 295

29 May 2020 | 11:35 PM

Shimla, May 29 (UNI) With 13 fresh cases, the overall infection tally in the hilly state rose to 295 on Friday, State Health Department updated.

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COVID-19: MP CM stresses on lowering fatalities

29 May 2020 | 11:31 PM

Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh’s COVID-19-related mortality rate has to be reduced by ensuring a superlative system of medical care, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised on Friday while underlining that each and every life is precious therefore even a marginal lapse in treatment shall not be tolerated.
It was officially learnt that the veteran leader commenced an analysis with senior bureaucrats plus doctors – through videoconferencing – of every demise caused by the pathogen. First, a detailed scrutiny was done with the Dean and Medical Specialist of the Indore-based Medical College.

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COVID: Women headed Self Help Groups manufacture over 9 lakh face masks in J&K UT

29 May 2020 | 11:31 PM

Jammu, May 29 (UNI) Amid the growing concern over the dearth of face-masks to stop the spread of Coronavirus pandemic, the female-only self-help groups (SHGs) in Jammu and Kashmir have risen to the extraordinary challenge by manufacturing more than 9 lakh face masks, lending a helping hand to the government to combat the deadly virus.

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JMC distributes POS terminals to officials for e-revenue collection

29 May 2020 | 11:30 PM

Jammu, May 29 (UNI) Jammu Municipal Corporation, Commissioner, Avny Lavasa on Friday distributed POS terminal machines for collection of revenue.

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Lucknow Metro prepares to resume its operation

29 May 2020 | 11:19 PM

Lucknow, May 29 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited is all set to restart the commercial operations of the North-South corridor of Lucknow Metro, after being suspended for more than 60 days as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.

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HP Secretariat Admin suspends an official in Sanitisers deal

29 May 2020 | 11:15 PM

Shimla, May 29 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Secretariat General Administration on Friday suspended a Superintendent in a Sanitiser deal after finding his role in departmental probe.

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MP CM bows to Daddaji

29 May 2020 | 11:07 PM

Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid tributes on Friday to Dev Prabhakar Shastri ‘Daddaji’ – who passed away on May 17 – at Daddadham in Katni District.
The veteran politician consoled Daddaji’s sons Anil, Sunil and Neeraj. Among those present were Khajuraho parliamentarian Vishnu Dutt Sharma, state Home and Health Minister Narottam Mishra, Tribal Welfare Minister Meena Singh, Mr Suhas Bhagat, legislator Sanjay Satyendra Pathak, disciples, film actors Ashutosh Rana and Rajpal Yadav, an official release said.

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Three more Corona cases found in Hamirpur raising tally to eight, tally crosses 100 mark

29 May 2020 | 11:04 PM

Hamirpur (HP), May 29 (UNI) Three more Corona active cases have been detected in Hamirpur district on Friday thereby raising the tally to eight.

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Two JPDCL employees suspended, union threatens protest

29 May 2020 | 11:03 PM

Jammu, May 29 (UNI) Jammu Power Distribution Corporation Limited (JPDCL) on Friday ordered suspension of two if its employees over alleged dereliction of duties.

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Covid-19: Death toll crosses 200-mark; Infection tally soars to 7,445

29 May 2020 | 11:03 PM

Lucknow, May 29 (UNI) Covid-19 death toll in the state crossed the 200-mark as 201 patients lost their lives to the pandemic, State Health Department updated on Friday.

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Helpline established for domestic violence victims in Jammu

29 May 2020 | 10:47 PM

Jammu, May 29 (UNI) In compliance to the directions of the Division Bench of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court headed by the Chief Justice, Justice Gita Mital for evolving proper mechanism to provide payment of maintenance to the domestic Violence victims during lockdown, Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Jammu, Naushad Ahmed Khan on Friday established various Helpline numbers to facilitate those in distress.

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Bamitha: MP CM expresses grief

29 May 2020 | 10:47 PM

Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday mourned the death of three youths – who were struck by lightning in Chhatarpur District’s Bamitha – and directed the administration to assist the bereaved households.
The deceased in Thursday evening’s incident were identified as Mohit Agrawal, Shivam Khare and Ajay Sahu.

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Will keep equidistance from BJP, Congress: Akhilesh Yadav

29 May 2020 | 10:44 PM

Lucknow, May 29 (UNI) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has said his party would not go for an alliance with any party and the party would work with small parties and strengthen the SP at grassroots level.

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UP lag behind in wheat purchase

29 May 2020 | 10:34 PM

Lucknow May 29 (UNI) The two-month-long lockdown imposed in wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak has severely impacted the wheat procurement in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

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MP CM mourns Jogi’s death

29 May 2020 | 10:30 PM

Bhopal, May 29 (UNI) Expressing grief over the demise of neighbouring Chhattisgarh’s first chief minister, erstwhile parliamentarian and ex-Indian Administrative Service officer Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday recalled the former’s valuable contribution in the executive and political spheres.
“His contribution to Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh will be memorable. I pray for peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the bereaved family for bearing this sorrow,” Mr Chouhan averred in a message.

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