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School closure for classes upto 8 extended further till Oct 31: DDMA

School closure for classes upto 8 extended further till Oct 31: DDMA

New Delhi, Oct 14 (UNI) Schools for classes up to 8 will continue to remain close while only 50 per cent of the strength will be allowed to attend classes physically above grade 8 till October 31, according to the latest order from Delhi Disaster Management Authority issued on Thursday.
Besides, the authority has directed all District Magistrates, District DCPs and top officials of other agencies to enforce strict enforcement of COVID Appropriate Behaviour at all places identified vulnerable for transmission of COVID-19, in view of upcoming festivals.
It also said that a criminal prosecution could be initiated against the defaulters found violating COVID-19 containment norms.

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Five-day Naval commanders' conference starts in Delhi

Five-day Naval commanders' conference starts in Delhi

18 Oct 2021 | 1:19 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday addressed the Naval Commanders' Conference that took off in the national capital amid rising security concerns following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, and continuing disturbance at both northern and western borders.

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Govt has gone beyond set norms of democracy: RSS-affiliate BMS slams Centre

18 Oct 2021 | 1:03 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) Opposing the move to privatise Air India and corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), an RSS affiliate that powers ruling BJP at grassroot level, has said the government has gone beyond all set norms of democracy.

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30 locations in Punjab affected by SKM-called 'Rail Roko'

30 locations in Punjab affected by SKM-called 'Rail Roko'

18 Oct 2021 | 11:48 AM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) At least 30 locations in Punjab alone were affected as the six-hour long 'Rail Roko' agitation called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha began on Monday calling for the arrest and dismissal of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

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India registers 13,596 Covid-19 cases, recovery rate touches 98 12 percent

India registers 13,596 Covid-19 cases, recovery rate touches 98 12 percent

18 Oct 2021 | 10:52 AM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) India has registered 13,596 new cases of coronavirus cases in past 24 hours, lowest in 230 days, while the number of deaths climbed to 452,290 with 166 more fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry's data on Monday.

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IMD issues yellow alert for Delhi-NCR; Red alert for Uttarakhand, Char Dham Yatra  postponed

IMD issues yellow alert for Delhi-NCR; Red alert for Uttarakhand, Char Dham Yatra postponed

18 Oct 2021 | 9:59 AM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (UNI) Moderate to heavy rain lashed several parts of Delhi and its adjoining areas in the early hours on Monday, leading to a in the temperature to 21 degree Celsius, according to India Meteorological Department.

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