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  • 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
  • Kerala plane accident: Air India, Air India Express blacken their logos on social media
  • Flight Accident : AI CMD, Air India express CEO reaches Calicut, 17, including two pilots dead
  • Country needs to stick to basics till a safe and effective Covid vaccine is found : Experts
States

Water level of Panchganga river rises, Kolhapur admin calls two more NDRF teams

06 Aug 2020 | 4:54 PM

Kolhapur, Aug 6 (UNI) After the water level of Panchganga river touches danger mark following an extreme flood situation here, the district administration has called two more National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) teams from Pune to take the situation under control.

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COVID-19: SII to conduct Covishield vaccine trials at four Pune hospitals

06 Aug 2020 | 4:49 PM

Pune, Aug 6 (UNI) Serum Institute of India(SII) has identified four hospitals in the city – Sassoon General Hospital, KEM Hospital, Jehangir Hospital and Bharati Hospital – to conduct Phase II and III clinical trials of 'Covishield', the COVID-19 vaccine candidate of Oxford University and AstraZeneca.

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Hemant Soren expresses grief over Ahmedabad Hospital fire incident

06 Aug 2020 | 4:47 PM

Ranchi, Aug 6 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has expressed grief over the fire incident inside in a Covid-19 hospital in Ahmedabad in which eight patients lost their lives.

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Gold smuggling case : Swapna wields enormous influence in CM's office : NIA to Spl Court

06 Aug 2020 | 4:47 PM

Kochi, Aug 6 (UNI) National Investigation Agency (NIA ), officials found that Swapna Suresh, the second accused in the gold smuggling case, had vast influence in the office of Chief Minister.

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Unacademy learners crack UPSC CSE; Many secure top ranks

06 Aug 2020 | 4:45 PM

Kolkata, Aug 06 (UNI) Unacademy, India's largest learning platform, has announced that many of its Learners have cracked and secured top ranks in the UPSC Civil services examinations 2019.

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Bansal writes to Home Minister on Estate Rules

06 Aug 2020 | 4:41 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Ex MP Pawan Kumar Bansal has written to Home Minister Amit Shah urging him to ask the Chandigarh Administration not to seek penalty from occupiers of property in Chandigarh at the enhanced monthly rate of Rs.500 per sq. ft. for any alleged building violation or misuse.

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Stree Nidhi launches B-PoST to empower poor women

06 Aug 2020 | 4:40 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 6 (UNI) Stree Nidhi, promoted jointly by Telangana Panchayat Raj and Rural Development (PR and RD) and Federations of Self Help Group (SHG), has launched B-PoST, a blockchain technology based solution to empower the poor women, especially the unbanked and underbanked population, here on Thursday.

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Govt taking steps to enhance revenue : CM

06 Aug 2020 | 4:34 PM

Puducherry, Aug 6 (UNI) Congress-DMK government in the Union Territory of Puducherry is taking all steps to enhance the Revenue, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Thursday.

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SKIMS denies report about threatening of COVID +ve HoD who spilled the beans

06 Aug 2020 | 4:33 PM

Srinagar, Aug 6 (UNI) The S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Thursday denied media reports that Head of Department (HoD), Emergency Medicine, who has tested positive, was threatened by the administration after he raised his concern regarding COVID and non-COVID patients in emergency areas.

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Mahak Group launches campaign for Mint ChocOn featuring Janhvi Kapoor

06 Aug 2020 | 4:32 PM

Kolkata, Aug 06 (UNI) Mahak Group has launched a new campaign-‘Mint Nahi Hint Hai’, for its trademark candy Mint Choc On. Mahak Mint ChocOn is a one-of-its-kind candy with mint favoured outer shell and delectable, chocolate filled centre.

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K'taka Floods: Former CM Siddaramaiah attacks govt, asks 'do we even have existing govt'

K'taka Floods: Former CM Siddaramaiah attacks govt, asks 'do we even have existing govt'

06 Aug 2020 | 4:30 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 6 (UNI) Former Karnataka chief minister and Opposition leader Siddaramaiah accused the state government of "doing nothing to help flood affected people", even as another flood loomed in parts of the state.

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Veteran Marxist and frontline trade unionist Shyamal Chakraborty dies of Covid

Veteran Marxist and frontline trade unionist Shyamal Chakraborty dies of Covid

06 Aug 2020 | 4:26 PM

Kolkata, Aug 6 (UNI) Veteran CPI(M) leader and frontline trade unionist Shyamal Chakraborty succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday, exactly eight days after his only daughter admitted him to a private hospital with chest infection and mild fever.

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Cong for trying to take credit for Ram Temple: Karnataka minister

06 Aug 2020 | 4:23 PM

Chikmagalur, Aug 6 (UNI) A day after Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted that Ram is with everyone, Tourism Minister C T Ravi on Thursday slammed her for trying to take credit for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

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For job seekers:Besides 'job fairs',Punjab govt mingles Ghar Ghar Rozgar site with centre's NCS

06 Aug 2020 | 4:19 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (UNI) Punjab government with an idea to make more employment opportunities available to the youth of Punjab has executed the integration of Punjab specific Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission portal with the National Career Service which is the official portal of the central government.

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Maintain essential health services during COVID-19 response: WHO

06 Aug 2020 | 4:14 PM

Kolkata, Aug 06 (UNI) The World Health Organization today urged Member countries in South-East Asia Region to maintain essential health and accelerate resumption of disrupted health-care services, hit by the pandemic, as an integral part of the COVID-19 response.

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