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  • Joe Biden sworn-in as 46th US President
  • US Supreme Court receives bomb threat
  • Nagaland detects 1 new COVID-19 positive cases
  • Farms Law Committee: CJI against 'maligning' of 'brilliant minds'
  • BJP, TMC members argue over pol violence in WB in Parliamentary Committee
  • Congress extends support to 3-day farmers stir in Mumbai
  • UK Prime Minister calls accidental deletion of records from Police databases 'Outrageous'
  • Karnataka registers 501 fresh cases of COVID-19
  • Indian vaccines reach Maldives, Bhutan
  • Union Cabinet clears Rattle Hydroelectric Project, J&K LG terms it historical decision
  • Govt proposes to put farm laws on hold for 1 5 years, next round of talks on Jan 22
  • NDRF celebrates its 16th Foundation Day
  • Seven new COVID-19 cases, seven recoveries in Meghalaya
  • 19 new Covid cases in Manipur
  • TRP scam: Partho Dasgupta's bail rejected
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ASHA workers tracked nearly 30.43 lakh migrant returnees in UP: Ministry

ASHA workers tracked nearly 30.43 lakh migrant returnees in UP: Ministry

New Delhi, Jun 30 (UNI) The Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in Uttar Pradesh have tracked nearly 30.43 migrant returnees, thus playing a critical role in supporting the state’s COVID-19 management.
'In a gigantic exercise, UP’s 1.6 lakh ASHAs have tracked over nearly 30.43 lakh migrant returnees in two phases- 11.24 lakh in the first and 19.19 lakh in the second phase. They have assisted in contact tracing and community level surveillance,' the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement on Tuesday.
The ASHAs not only identified 7965 persons with symptoms but also regularly followed up on their health status. They have facilitated sample collection from 2232 returnees of which 203 were found to be positive and were referred to COVID health care services.

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Indian vaccines reach Maldives, Bhutan

Indian vaccines reach Maldives, Bhutan

20 Jan 2021 | 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The consignments of India-made vaccines reached the island nation of Maldives and the Himalayan nation of Bhutan on Wednesday.

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BJP, TMC members argue over pol violence in WB in Parliamentary Committee

20 Jan 2021 | 9:28 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs on Wednesday witnessed heated exchanges between BJP and TMC members, as the two sides accused each other of abetting political violence in West Bengal.

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Govt proposes to put farm laws on hold for 1 5 years, next round of talks on Jan 22

Govt proposes to put farm laws on hold for 1 5 years, next round of talks on Jan 22

20 Jan 2021 | 9:10 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The tenth round of talks between the Government and farmers' unions concluded on Wednesday evening, with the Government proposing to put the farm laws on hold for one-and-a-half years.

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NDRF celebrates its 16th Foundation Day

NDRF celebrates its 16th Foundation Day

20 Jan 2021 | 9:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Wednesday celebrated its 16th Foundation Day on January 20.

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Aadhar case: SC dismisses pleas challenging verdict of Constitution Bench

Aadhar case: SC dismisses pleas challenging verdict of Constitution Bench

20 Jan 2021 | 8:43 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a batch of review petitions, challenging the judgement of the Constitution Bench in the Aadhaar case.

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