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  • 543 new Coronavirus positive cases, 11 deaths reported in UT in last 24 hours
  • NIA busts Pak sponsored Al-Qaeda module, arrests 9 ultras from West Bengal, Kerala
  • COVID-19: Toll in Bengal rises to 4,242, cases touch 2,18,772
  • COVID-19 positive cases continue to mount in Telangana, overall death toll rises to 1,025
  • NIA arrest 9 Al-Qaeda operatives in Kerala, West Bengal
  • Army busts militant hideout, recovers arms, ammunition in Kupwara
  • US Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies of cancer, aged 87
  • US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies of pancreatic cancer at 87
  • Europe braces itself for a second wave of the COVID pandemic as winter approaches
  • Level 3 COVID-19 response declared for Irish capital Dublin
  • War against COVID-19: New rules of engagement in MP
  • MP CM’s condolences
  • More than 22k pattas to be given out in MP
  • War against COVID-19: MP gets another ICU
  • US to ban app downloads of TikTok and WeChat within 48 hours
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Unidentified boy recovered in Srinagar outskirts

Unidentified boy recovered in Srinagar outskirts

19 Sep 2020 | 10:25 AM

Srinagar, Sep 19 (UNI) Panic gripped in Nowgam area of Srinagar outskirts when a body was found on Saturday morning, official sources said.

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Army busts militant hideout, recovers arms, ammunition in Kupwara

Army busts militant hideout, recovers arms, ammunition in Kupwara

19 Sep 2020 | 10:18 AM

Srinagar, Sep 19 (UNI) The Army unearthed a militant hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in the woods in the frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday.

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War against COVID-19: New rules of engagement in MP

War against COVID-19: New rules of engagement in MP

19 Sep 2020 | 7:33 AM

Bhopal, Sep 19 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh administration has issued fresh guidelines for prevention of and protection from the novel coronavirus in view of religious programmes and festivals.
The order by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajesh Kumar Rajora unambiguously lays down that permission shall not be granted vis-à-vis processions and there will be no garba functions.

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MP CM’s condolences

19 Sep 2020 | 3:39 AM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday expressed grief over the demise of Mr Harish Choubey who was working as a senior journalist in Jabalpur for the vernacular daily ‘Dainik Bhaskar’.
“I pray for eternal peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the bereaved family for bearing this loss,” the veteran leader averred in a message.

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More than 22k pattas to be given out in MP

19 Sep 2020 | 3:02 AM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday reiterated his dispensation’s commitment vis-à-vis ensuring that tribal folk’s rights are not violated.
“With the cherished objective of enhancing our adivasi brethren’s earnings, the Centre increased support price of minor forest produce as well as ensured improved returns for tendu leaf. Credit availed till August 15 from usurers is being declared null and void by enacting a law to liberate tribal people from exploitation. Forest rights title deeds are being issued to Scheduled Tribes,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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War against COVID-19: MP gets another ICU

19 Sep 2020 | 2:10 AM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday dedicated to the people a novel coronavirus Intensive Care Unit set up in merely 45 days at Ujjain’s Civil Hospital, official sources said.
“The facility shall be nothing short of a boon for treatment of those afflicted by the ‘millennium scourge’. I heartily felicitate the entire team of doctors for steadfastly remaining on duty and performing yeoman service throughout this challenging period. Indeed, these health warriors are in a pitched battle against the contagion and should continue fighting with the same indomitable spirit. We shall vanquish the pathogen!” the veteran leader averred.

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With two deaths & 140 new cases of coronavirus found in Ambala dist

19 Sep 2020 | 12:06 AM

Ambala, Sep 18 (UNI) With two deaths of coronavirus positive patients, the total death tally has reached to 69 in Ambala district today. Both the deceased belonged to Ambala and Ambala Cantt. 40 years old patient was resident of Patel road Ambala City. He was suffering from kidney trouble with hypertension and blood pressure. The other patient of Ambala Cantt was resident of Mahshnagar. He was a cancer patient and died after admitted to the Covid-19 Care Centre today.

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MP’s ryots get Rs 4,686 cr under PMFBY

MP’s ryots get Rs 4,686 cr under PMFBY

18 Sep 2020 | 11:58 PM

Bhopal, Sep 18 (UNI) In a boon for Madhya Pradesh’s cultivators, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday electronically transferred Rs 4,686 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana to 22 lakh peasants during a programme conducted in the ancient temple town Ujjain, it was officially learnt.
“It is an unalloyed truth that my dispensation is farmer-friendly and the pivotal focus is on the agrarian sphere. Irrespective of circumstances, the government stands alongside our tiller brethren,” the senior politician assured.

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Biggest film city to come up in Gautam Buddha Nagar: UP CM

Biggest film city to come up in Gautam Buddha Nagar: UP CM

18 Sep 2020 | 11:45 PM

Lucknow, Sep 18 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced to set up the biggest and the most beautiful Film City of the country in Gautam Budh Nagar.

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Night bus service to start on 12 routes from Sep 20 in HP

18 Sep 2020 | 11:30 PM

Shimla, Sep 18 (UNI) Transport Minister Bikram Singh said here on Friday that the state government has decided to start night bus service on 12 routes from September 20 in the state.

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nCoV: 3842 fresh patients detected in Chhattisgarh, 17 deaths

18 Sep 2020 | 11:24 PM

Raipur, Sep 18 (UNI) As many as 3842 fresh COVID-19 (Coronavirus) positive patients have been found in Chhattisgarh during the last 24 hours, talking the tally to 81617 although 2614 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovery on Friday. Seventeen patients who were infected with Coronavirus have died.

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HP to open Educational institutions from Sep 21

HP to open Educational institutions from Sep 21

18 Sep 2020 | 10:59 PM

Shimla, Sep 18 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh Council of Ministers on Friday decided to open the Educational institutions from September 21, after a gap of six months.

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12 dies, 432 new cases of nCoV in HP

18 Sep 2020 | 10:43 PM

Shimla, Sep 18 (UNI) 12 people died and 432 new nCoV cases registered in the state on Friday, increasing the total cases in the hill state to 11622, state Government officer said.

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COVID: 2,488 fresh cases, 23 deaths in Haryana

COVID: 2,488 fresh cases, 23 deaths in Haryana

18 Sep 2020 | 9:11 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 18 (UNI) Haryana on Friday registered 2,488 new cases of COVID-19, while also recording 23 more fatalities due to the virus, taking the state's cumulative number of cases to 1,06,261 and death toll to 1092, the state health department said.

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UP has potential of bulk drug production: CM

UP has potential of bulk drug production: CM

18 Sep 2020 | 9:06 PM

Lucknow, Sep 18 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said there was huge potential for the manufacturing of bulk drugs and medical equipment as there was huge spurt in demand for both the commodities following the pandemic.
Mr Adityanath said the state will have to take urgent measures for tapping the potential and medical device park have to be set up for the manufacture of the bulk drugs and medical equipment.

A presentation about the manufacture of the bulk drugs and medical equipment was made before the Chief Minister on Friday.

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