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  • CPI(M) demands probe into Air India crash at Kozhikode
  • Politician, others condole demise of Aga Ashraf
  • WB refuses to mediate in India- Pakistan water sharing agreement
  • NTPC Group achieves over 100 BUs of cumulative generation in the current financial year
  • Plane accident : Puri announces compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to families of those killed
  • Need to focus on interests of river cities by merging urban planning with river management: DG NMCG
  • Wait for investigation by DGCA, revelations available from black box for cause of plane crash : Puri
  • COVID-19: Life remains crippled due to lockdown in Kashmir
  • Davinder case: NIA conduct raids in Srinagar, few other places in Kashmir
  • G C Murmu takes charge as CAG of India
  • Rain fury: Flood-like situation throws life out of gear in Karnataka
  • Odisha reports 12 more Covid deaths,Tally surges to 44,193 with 1643 new cases
  • COVID-19 claims senior politician, six-time LS member Nandi Yellaiah
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as Prime Minister on Aug 9
  • Courts could meddle with decisions of legislature when decisions violates constitution : Ramakrishnudu
States

11 employees of Assam Legislative Assembly tested COVID19 positive

07 Aug 2020 | 7:24 PM

Guwahati, Aug 7 (UNI) As many as 11 employees of the Assam Legislative Assembly has
tested positive for Coronavirus, officials said
The assembly administration has conducted test on all its employees numbering around
270 out of which 11 results came as COVID 19 positive. The Monsoon session of the
Assam Assembly is slated to commence from August 31.

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200 Railway Protection Force Constables took part in passing out parade

07 Aug 2020 | 7:22 PM

Kolkata, Aug 7 (UNI) Exactly 200 Railway Protection Force Constables today successfully
took part in the passing out parade, many of them postgraduates and honours graduates,
thanks to Indian Railways to keep the recruitment process on despite difficulties amids
covid-19 situation.

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IIT- Guwahati and Imperial College, London, develop ‘meta-grid’ to boost LED performance

07 Aug 2020 | 7:17 PM

Guwahati, Aug 7 (UNI) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati,
(IIT-G) and Imperial College, London, have developed a tailored ‘meta-grid’ of
nanoparticles that could make light-emitting diodes (LEDs) brighter, energy-efficient
and durable.

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Mock dharna by Badal akin to 'shameful' act of Dera chief of insulting sikh traditions :Jakhar

07 Aug 2020 | 7:15 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 7 (UNI) Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) Chief Sunil Jakhar has said mock dharna staged by Sukhbir Badal in Patiala is similar to blasphemous act committed by Dera Chief to denigrate Sikh religious maryada at Dera Salabatpura.

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Curfew lifted from Silchar parts after restoration of normalcy

07 Aug 2020 | 7:14 PM

Guwahati, Aug 7 (UNI) Following no fresh reports of any untoward incident, the Cachar
district administration of Assam lifted curfew in areas falling under Malugram Police
Outpost of Silchar town from this morning.

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Mah: Jalna reports 59 new COVID-19 cases

Mah: Jalna reports 59 new COVID-19 cases

07 Aug 2020 | 7:12 PM

Jalna, Aug 7 (UNI) As many as 59 new COVID-19 cases were detected here on Friday hence taking this district's pandemic tally to 2,655, informed district administration.

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Railway Protection Force apprehends oil thieves, drug peddlers

07 Aug 2020 | 7:08 PM

Guwahati, Aug 7 (UNI) Three oil thieves were arrested and large quantity of HSD oil
extracted from railway engines was seized by personnel of Railway Police Force
(RPF) at New Tinsukia station yard.

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'I could achieve decentralised development in all 3 regions only with help of Capital City Amaravati' : Naidu

07 Aug 2020 | 7:05 PM

Vijayawada, Aug 7 (UNI) Telugu Desam Party National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu clarified to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy that he could achieve the true decentralised development in all the three regions only with the help of a centrally located Capital City Amaravati.

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Jalandhar police under massive drive against liquor mafia files 1084 cases & arrests 1130 smugglers

Jalandhar police under massive drive against liquor mafia files 1084 cases & arrests 1130 smugglers

07 Aug 2020 | 7:03 PM

Nakodar, Aug 7 (UNI) In its commitment to eliminate the illicit liquor trade by taking stringent action under massive drive, Jalandhar Commissionerate Police and Jalandhar Rural Police have so far registered 1084 cases and arrested 1130 people involved in the liquor smuggling, bootlegging and illicit distillation of liquor from January 1 to July 31 besides confiscating 359510-kg Lahan.

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Chhagan Bhujbal performs pooja as Bhavli dam overflows in Nashik

Chhagan Bhujbal performs pooja as Bhavli dam overflows in Nashik

07 Aug 2020 | 7:01 PM

Nashik, Aug 7 (UNI) Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday performed 'jal pujan' at the Bhavli dam located in Igatpuri taluka of this district.

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K'taka ex CM urges to constitute taskforce to manage crisis

07 Aug 2020 | 7:01 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 7(UNI) Former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday urged the CM and Ministers to constitute a taskforce to manage the flood-like situation and landslides which continue to cause havoc in several parts of Karnataka due to the torrential rains.

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IIT Kharagpur brings global academia to retrospect on Gandhian Thoughts

07 Aug 2020 | 7:00 PM

Kharagpur, Aug 7 (UNI) IIT Kharagpur is organising an international e-symposium
in association with top global universities to commemorate the completion of the
150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.

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MLA, MLC among three booked in UP's Bhadohi

07 Aug 2020 | 6:52 PM

Bhadohi, Aug 7 (UNI) Vijay Mishra, MLA from the Gyanpur seat, his MLC wife and son have been booked for not vacating a house and giving death threats, following a written complaint from their relative in this Uttar Pradesh district, police sources said on Friday.

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Punjab govt invites applications for subsidy on straw handling machines during kharif

07 Aug 2020 | 6:52 PM

Kapurthala, Aug 7 (UNI) The Punjab Government has invited applications till August 17 for subsidy on straw handling machines during Kharif 2020.

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Former PM Deve Gowda demands special aid for flood relief

07 Aug 2020 | 6:51 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 7 (UNI) Former prime minister and National JD(S) president H D Deve Gowda has appealed to the Centre to announce special financial assistance to Karnataka, which is reeling under flood owing to incessant rains.

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