3 companies in race of contract to build new parliament

3 companies in race of contract to build new parliament

🕔08:06, 13.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 13  Out of seven companies who were in the race to get contract to construct the new Parliament building, three have been selected to submit online financial bids, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) said. Larsen &

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Political workers, Panchayat members to be provided better security: J&K L-G

Political workers, Panchayat members to be provided better security: J&K L-G

🕔08:03, 13.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday that the administration will ensure better security arrangements for political workers and Panchayat representatives. Speaking at a felicitation function for COVID warriors in Srinagar city, Sinha said

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Maha Covid deaths, cases zoom up again, but recoveries rise too

Maha Covid deaths, cases zoom up again, but recoveries rise too

🕔08:00, 13.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) After a brief lull, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 deaths and cases soared again into thee higher ranges with the Mumbai region seeing a jumping of 1,000 deaths in just eight days, but simultaneously, recoveries have also improved, health officials

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Bengal govt withdraws state-wide lockdown on Aug 28

Bengal govt withdraws state-wide lockdown on Aug 28

🕔07:56, 13.Aug 2020

Kolkata, Aug 13  The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Wednesday withdrew the complete lockdown on August 28 and imposed a curfew on August 20 instead. The state government passed an order to this effect, saying the step was taken

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J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC

🕔07:46, 13.Aug 2020

Jammu, Aug 13  Pakistan again resorted to small arms firing and intense mortar shelling on Wednesday, violating the ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir’s Rajouri district. Defence ministry spokesman Colonel Devender Anand said at about

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I-T officers asked to attend PM’s web telecast ‘without fail’

I-T officers asked to attend PM’s web telecast ‘without fail’

🕔07:44, 13.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 13  The Income Tax (I-T) Department has issued instructions for mandatory attendance of officers to view the web telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to I-T officers and taxpayers on Thursday. An instruction to this effect

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Foreign cos among 23 firms in pre-bid for running pvt trains

Foreign cos among 23 firms in pre-bid for running pvt trains

🕔07:42, 13.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 13  Even as the Indian Railways plans to introduce the first set of 12 private trains in 2023 followed by 45 more in the next fiscal as per an initial timeline, the national transporter held the second

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MoS Defence tests positive for Covid-19

MoS Defence tests positive for Covid-19

🕔07:40, 13.Aug 2020

Panaji, Aug 13  Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH Shripad Naik has tested positive for Covid-19, the Minister tweeted on Wednesday. “I underwent Covid-19 test today and it has turned out asymptomatically positive. My vitals are within normal

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Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

🕔17:19, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country’s recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due to successful implementation of an effective containment strategy, and aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with standardised clinical

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Top Hizbul commander Azad Lalhari killed in J&K encounter

Top Hizbul commander Azad Lalhari killed in J&K encounter

🕔17:16, 12.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 12  Top Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Azad Lalhari was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. “In the initial firing, two soldiers were injured. One of the

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Gold, silver prices now collapse after record run

Gold, silver prices now collapse after record run

🕔17:14, 12.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Futures of gold and silver which were touching new highs every other day lately have started to falter in line with international markets and traders booking profits. The fall in gold prices, which is considered as a

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Maha & TN with 31% active cases can hit Covid peak soon’

Maha & TN with 31% active cases can hit Covid peak soon’

🕔17:12, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said 10 states in India account for 81 per cent of total active Covid-19 cases. However, it is Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu who have contributed 23 per cent and 8 per

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V-P urges people to push Atmanirbhar campaign amid corona crisis

V-P urges people to push Atmanirbhar campaign amid corona crisis

🕔16:27, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  Referring to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday urged people to display greater resilience to defeat the virus and to give a major push to the Atmanirbhar

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121 policemen awarded Home Minister’s medal for excellence

121 policemen awarded Home Minister’s medal for excellence

🕔16:26, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The prestigious ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for 2020 has been awarded to 121 police personnel across the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Wednesday. Those awarded include 15 officials from

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Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee remains critical

Ex-Prez Pranab Mukherjee remains critical

🕔16:23, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s condition remains critical following an emergency brain surgery two days ago, and he remains on ventilator support, the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital here said on Wednesday. “Presently, he is haemodynamically stable

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UPSRTC to sell reusable masks to passengers

UPSRTC to sell reusable masks to passengers

🕔16:21, 12.Aug 2020

Lucknow, Aug 12  The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), in view of the increasing number of Coronavirus cases, has initiated the selling of reusable protective face masks at its major bus stands across the state. UPSRTC Managing Director

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Covid cases haven’t yet peaked or even plateaued: AIIMS Dir

Covid cases haven’t yet peaked or even plateaued: AIIMS Dir

🕔16:18, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria, one of India’s leading medical experts, has asserted that the coronavirus cases in the country have not yet hit their peak or even plateaued. The remarks

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Reliance Foundation partners with W-GDP, USAID to bridge gender gap

Reliance Foundation partners with W-GDP, USAID to bridge gender gap

🕔15:08, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12 Under the Womens Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, a new partnership between the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Reliance Foundation will bridge the gender and digital divide in India. The partnership was announced

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PM to launch platform for honouring honest taxpayers

PM to launch platform for honouring honest taxpayers

🕔14:21, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a platform to honour honest taxpayers on Thursday. The launch of the platform for ‘Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’ will further carry forward the journey of direct tax reforms,

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60,963 new corona cases take India tally across 23L

60,963 new corona cases take India tally across 23L

🕔11:46, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  India’s novel Coronavirus tally crossed the 23-lakh mark on Wednesday with detection of 60,963 new cases in the last 24 hours, while 834 more fatalities took the death toll to 46,091, the Health Ministry said. Out

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