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Omicron: UP intensifies screening on borders

Omicron: UP intensifies screening on borders

Lucknow, Dec 3(UNI) Ramping up preventive measures amid the cases of new ‘Omicron’ variant that has been found in other states of the country, the Uttar Pradesh Government has intensified screening and has strengthened surveillance at the borders of the state.
After successfully controlling the first and second waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government has asked officials to further improve surveillance with a focus on airports to ensure that normalcy prevails in the state.
In another proactive move in view of rising cases of omicron variant in other countries, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has also instructed to intensify genome sequencing of Covid samples. In pursuance of the directives issued by the CM, the genome sequencing of samples at Lucknow's KGMU and PGI is being carried out at a rapid pace.

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Ladakh wins national Women's Ice Hockey Championship 2022

21 Jan 2022 | 1:06 AM

Kaza/Shimla, Jan 20 (UNI) The 9th National Women's Ice Hockey Championship 2022 ended on Thursday at Ice Hockey Rink Kaza.

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CM launches Apna Kangra App and Apna Kangra hamper

21 Jan 2022 | 12:47 AM

Dharamshala, Jan 20 (UNI) Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched Apna Kangra App and Apna Kangra hamper (a product handcrafted by Self help groups) at Dharamshala in Kangra district on Thursday.

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Woman dies in Kashmir fire

20 Jan 2022 | 11:29 PM

Srinagar, Jan 20 (UNI) A 44-year-old woman was charred to death while two others sustained injuries in a fire incident in Srinagar on Thursday, a Fire and Emergency service official said.

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Houses for poor will be built in every city on the land freed from the mafia: Yogi

20 Jan 2022 | 11:23 PM

Lucknow, Jan 20(UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday assured that houses will be constructed for the poor and dalits on the land freed from the mafia in every urban body of the state, adding that the work has already started in Prayagraj.
He also said that the Anti-Land Mafia Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh Government is active and action will be taken by marking such land under every urban body.

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RLD announces candidates for two seats

20 Jan 2022 | 11:12 PM

Lucknow, Jan 20 (UNI) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), which is contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections in alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) announced its candidates for Rampur Maniharan and Bijnor seats here on Thursday.

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