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  • Will not rest till Punjab's economy back on track: CM
  • A 4-year old becomes youngest person diagnosed with COVID-19 in Bhutan
  • Abdul Qadir bestowed on Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan's third-highest civilian award
  • Don't air views in media without high command consent : AIADMK tells partymen n
  • Cong attacks Modi for not naming China over LAC standoff in I-Day address
  • We will definitely become a superpower if Indians continue to carry out their fundamental duties honestly : Raha
  • Important challenge to make concept of social justice a reality: Akhilesh
  • WHO raising funds globally to make corona vaccine free for public : Dr Soumya
  • Will intensify dialogue process with people of J&K in coming days: LG Sinha
  • US, Poland sign military cooperation agreement strengthening US army presence in the country
  • SPB condition stable, continues to be on life support : Hospital
  • I want to emulate the way Harmanpreet Singh plays his game, says Sanjay
  • ENC to be prepared to face challenges from asymmetric threats : CinC Vice Admiral Jain
  • Posters extolling OPS as next Chief Minister appears in Theni, removed
  • PM Modi’s speech telecast on big screens in Srinagar
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Karnataka: Seven new faces in Yeddyurappa cabinet

Karnataka: Seven new faces in Yeddyurappa cabinet

Bengaluru, Aug 20 (UNI) There are 7 BJP MLAs who became Ministers for the first time in the Karnataka Cabinet which was expanded by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa here on Tuesday.

All the 17 New Ministers inducted were given Cabinet rank and the portfolios are likely to be announced by evening, official sources told UNI.

The first time Ministers include Lakshman Sangappa Savadi, Kota Shrinivas Poojari, J C Madhu Swamy, Chandrakantagouda Channappagouda Patil, Prabhu Chavan, Ms Jolle Shashikala Anna Saheb and Dr C N Ashwat Narayana.

While Jagadish Shettar had served as Chief Minister of the State, R Ashok and K S Eshwarappa were Deputy Chief Ministers in the previous BJP government. There are as many as 6 former Ministers who made re-entry in to the Cabinet and they included Govind M Karjol, S Suresh Kumar, V Somanna, C T Ravi, Basavaraj Bommai and B Sriramulu, close aid of Mining baron and former Minister Gali Janardhana Reddy.

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Telangana CM pays homage to valiant martyrs on Independence Day

Telangana CM pays homage to valiant martyrs on Independence Day

15 Aug 2020 | 4:37 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 15 (UNI) On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao laid a wreath at Veerula Sainik Smarak, Secunderabad in presence of Senior Military officers to pay homage to the valiant martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the nation.

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Police foil attempt to install Sangolli Rayanna statue at Belagavi village

15 Aug 2020 | 4:35 PM

Belagavi, Aug 15 (UNI) Police foiled an attempt to install Sangolli Rayanna's statue at Peeranwadi village in Belagavi taluk on the city outskirts on Saturday.

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K'taka: We must increase fish production to reach top position in India, says Kota Srinivas Poojary

15 Aug 2020 | 4:29 PM

Mangaluru, Aug 15 (UNI) District-in-Charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary said that the fisheries department has chalked out programmes to generate self-employment for 10,000 people in the fisheries sector in the state.

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Don't air views in media without high command consent : AIADMK tells partymen n

15 Aug 2020 | 4:27 PM

Chennai, Aug 15 (UNI) Amid ongoing debate on who will be the
next CM for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls and a group of
Ministers holding a series of parleys with both Chief Minister
Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam,
the ruling AIADMK today urged the party functionaries not to
air their views to the media without the consent of the party
high command.

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WHO raising funds globally to make corona vaccine free for public : Dr Soumya

WHO raising funds globally to make corona vaccine free for public : Dr Soumya

15 Aug 2020 | 4:14 PM

Chennai, Aug 15 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) was
raising funds on a global scale to enable people get corona vaccine
free, WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan said on Saturday.

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