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  • Two drug peddlers arrested, charas recovered in Kashmir
  • India, Indonesia express satisfaction on Defence cooperation
  • Kejriwal chairs review meeting on status of on-going JJ cluster rehabilitation plan under Mukhyamantri Awas Yojana
  • No refugees will be left out, 2,79000 patta will be given: Mamata
  • Covid-19: 17 new cases detected in Kolhapur
  • BJP will demolish 3,500 mosques in India: Badruddin Ajmal
  • Maas criticises US extraterritorial sanctions on Nord Stream 2, vows to discuss issue with US
  • India officially handed over 20 lakh corona vaccine to Bangladesh as a gift
  • 19 new Covid cases, 43 recover in Manipur
  • SC grants bail to Kannada actor Ragini in drug case
  • Commissioning of VSATs in schools will be 'game-changer', says Arunachal CS
  • Five bodies recovered after fire breaks out at Serum Institute of India's plant in Pune
  • Civil society groups demand meeting with Shah on ILP
  • UP legislative council polls: 10 from BJP, two from SP, elected unopposed
  • Odisha to provide guide books to students appearing for HSc examination
States

IIT Kanpur, Prof Amitabha Bandyopadhyay nominated to National Startup Advisory Council

20 Jan 2021 | 6:03 PM

Kanpur, Jan 20(UNI) The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has nominated Prof Amitabha Bandyopadhyay, Professor In-charge, Innovation and Incubation, IIT Kanpur, to the National Startup Advisory Council.

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Ban controversial Islamic outfit PFI immediately- Sufi Board to Centre

20 Jan 2021 | 5:48 PM

Ahmedabad, Jan 20 (UNI) Reiterating its demand for nationwide ban on controversial Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), the Sufi Islamic Board on Wednesday said that if the Centre did not proscribe the outfit which was involved in terrorist and anti-national activities and radicalising Muslim youths, the board would be compelled to start an on-road campaign for it.

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Stolen export goods worth over Rs 1.92 cr recovered; 5 held in Thane

20 Jan 2021 | 5:42 PM

Thane, Jan 20 (UNI) With the arrest of four persons, including two from Uttar Pradesh, the Thane Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a major racket of theft of goods meant for export and recovered stolen goods of the value of over Rs 1.92 crore.

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Khandu mourns demise of former Guv Mata Prasad

Khandu mourns demise of former Guv Mata Prasad

20 Jan 2021 | 5:40 PM

Itanagar, Jan 20 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday condoled the death of former Governor Mata Prasad, who passed away at a hospital in Lucknow (UP). He was 95.

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Punjab's assets being looted by mining mafia under patronage of Captain: AAP

20 Jan 2021 | 5:37 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 20 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) targeted Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over the ongoing mining mafia in Punjab, stating that it was only under the patronage of Captain that the mining mafia was plundering Punjab's wealth and filling its coffers; while the former sitting in his royal farmhouse, was busy spending time with foreign friends.

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Nodal officer appointed to monitor construction of 9 demolished temples

Nodal officer appointed to monitor construction of 9 demolished temples

20 Jan 2021 | 5:36 PM

Vijayawada, Jan 20 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Minister for Endowments Vellampalli Srinivas Rao said that Additional Commissioner-2 in the Endowment Department K Ramachandra Mohan was appointed as nodal officer to monitor the construction of 9 temples, which were demolished during the erstwhile Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government.

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Gang of house thieves nabbed, Rs 45 lakhs worth stolen articles seized

20 Jan 2021 | 5:34 PM

Bengaluru, Jan 20 (UNI) Police have nabbed a notorious seven member gang of house thieves, including a teen aged boy and a woman, in the city and recovered from them Rs 45 lakhs worth gold and other stolen articles.

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Two health workers fall sick after receiving Covid-19 vaccine in Tripura

20 Jan 2021 | 5:31 PM

Agartala, Jan 20 (UNI) Two health workers were admitted to Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) today when they fell ill after taking Covid-19 vaccine. Their condition is stable, doctors attending them have said.

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ECI to launch e-EPIC on January 25

ECI to launch e-EPIC on January 25

20 Jan 2021 | 5:18 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 20 (UNI) In a historic and landmark initiative, the e-EPIC (electronic Electoral Photo Identity Card) programme will be formally launched by the Election Commission of India on January 25, marking the occasion of National Voters’ Day.

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Emirates partners with IATA to trial Travel pass for COVID testing, vaccine information

20 Jan 2021 | 5:16 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (UNI) Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial the IATA Travel Pass -- a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing or vaccine information.

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CRPF jawan dies after brief illness in Srinagar hospital

20 Jan 2021 | 5:13 PM

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan died after a brief illness in S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Wednesday, official sources said.

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Prof Sanjiv Mittal new Vice-Chancellor of Sambalpur University

20 Jan 2021 | 5:13 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (UNI) Prof Sanjiv Mittal was today appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Sambalpur University.

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Cyber Police warns public about 'sextortion', says don't accept random friend requests

Cyber Police warns public about 'sextortion', says don't accept random friend requests

20 Jan 2021 | 5:11 PM

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) The Cyber Police on Wednesday warned public about falling prey to 'sextortion' by accepting random friend requests and video calls on social media sites, including Facebook and WhatsApp.

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Kerala Tourism plans to conduct annual traditional arts festival 'Utsavam' in February

20 Jan 2021 | 5:08 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (UNI) Kerala Tourism will conduct the annual traditional arts festival 'Utsavam' in February in all districts across the state.

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Tripura: CPI(M) MLAs protest against alleged attacks on party leaders

Tripura: CPI(M) MLAs protest against alleged attacks on party leaders

20 Jan 2021 | 5:08 PM

Agartala, Jan 20 (UNI) All the 16 MLAs of opposition CPI (M) in Tripura today held an hour-long sit-in protest demonstration here against the attacks on party members and leaders, including Rajya Sabha MP Jharna Das Baidya, allegedly by the BJP activists.

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