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This year’s flu vaccine even more essential for pregnant women: DAK

Srinagar, Sep 22 (UNI) Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said this year’s flu vaccine is even more essential for pregnant women because of COVID-19 pandemic.

Urging pregnant women to get vaccinated against flu as soon as possible, DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan said this season’s flu vaccine is particularly important for expecting mothers. “We could be facing a double danger of flu and COVID-19 this fall and winter. Getting both diseases at the same time can be serious and even deadly,” he said.
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Keeping Punjabi out of main subjects by CBSE very unfortunate: Pargat Singh

20 Oct 2021 | 2:22 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) The Education and Higher Education & Languages Minister Pargat Singh on Wednesday termed as unfortunate the decision to keep Punjabi out of the main subjects in the datesheet of 10th and 12th classes released by the CBSE.

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Soldier, 2 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Soldier, 2 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

20 Oct 2021 | 1:55 PM

Srinagar, Oct 20 ( UNI) A soldier of the Army's counter-insurgency unit was killed on Wednesday in Shopian as a joint operation team of the security forces brought down two terrorists, including a top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba, who was involved in the killing of a migrant worker in Pulwama, police said.

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Large cache of drugs, arms & ammunition drone dropped in Tarn Taran

Large cache of drugs, arms & ammunition drone dropped in Tarn Taran

20 Oct 2021 | 1:49 PM

Amritsar/Jalandhar, Oct 20 (UNI) A joint team of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Special Operation Cell of Punjab police on Wednesday seized a large cache of arms and ammunition from Tarn Taran area as a drone reportedly dropped drugs consignments in the Khemkaran sector.

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BSF & SSOC seize arms & ammunition near Indo-Pak border

20 Oct 2021 | 1:32 PM

Ajnala, Oct 20 (UNI) Border Security Force (BSF) and State Special Operations Cell (SSOC)
Amritsar on Wednesday recovered 22 pistols, 44 magazines, 100 live ammunition and about
one kilogram of Heroin in the Khemkaran area near the Indo-Pakistan border.

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46 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains

46 dead, 11 missing in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains

20 Oct 2021 | 1:32 PM

Dehradun, Oct 20 (UNI) A total of 46 people have been confirmed killed in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains and landslides while at least 11 are missing, official sources said. A total of 12 people have been rushed to hospitals since Sunday.

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