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Panel formed to strengthen COVID-control measures

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration set up a committee on Monday to strengthen the COVID control measures at the Government Medical College (GMC) Hospital here, the institution’s principal said on Monday. The premier health facility is catering to all patients amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to GMC principal N C Dingra. A committee has […]

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LAC faceoff: Army commanders from India, China hold fresh talks

Reading Time: 3 minutes New Delhi: Senior army commanders of India and China on Monday held talks on implementing a five-point agreement reached between the two countries on disengagement of troops and de-escalation of the tense situation in eastern Ladakh, government sources said. The sixth round of Corps commander-level talks began at around 9 AM in Moldo on the […]

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Farm bills: Congress to launch nationwide protest

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Delhi: Congress party on Monday said it will launch a nationwide agitation against the farm bills passed by Parliament and also initiate a campaign for collecting two crore signatures of farmers and the poor against these proposed legislations. At a press conference after a meeting of the party’s senior leaders, K C Venugopal said […]

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Digital media is completely uncontrolled: Centre tells SC

Says Print, electronic media rarely cross line

Reading Time: 3 minutes New Delhi: The print and electronic media rarely cross the line by the very nature of their composition but the digital media is completely uncontrolled and remains unregulated by and large, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. The government said if the apex court considers it necessary to lay down guidelines for mainstream electronic […]

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Govt blames God, sometimes people, but not its ‘misrule’: Rahul

Govt blames God, sometimes people, but not its ‘misrule’: Rahul

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Centre over Union Minister Harsh Vardhan’s remarks that people’s “irresponsible behaviour” has resulted in a surge in COVID-19 spread, saying the Modi government’s “blind arrogance” sometimes blames God, sometimes people, but not its own “misrule”. Gandhi’s attack on the government came a day after Health […]

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86,961 new COVID-19 cases in India, tally reaches 54,87,580

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally reached 54.88 lakh with 86,961 people being infected in the past 24 hours, while 43,96,399 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 80.12 per cent on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 54,87,580, while the death toll climbed […]

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Opposition parties in Pak unite to ‘oust’ PM Imran Khan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Islamabad: Demanding Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s immediate resignation, the country’s major Opposition parties have launched an alliance to hold a countrywide protest movement to oust his government. A 26-point joint resolution was adopted on Sunday by the All Parties Conference (APC), which was hosted by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and attended by Pakistan […]

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Senior PDP leaders meet for first time after revocation of special status

Reading Time: < 1 minute Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday held a meeting of its senior leaders here for the first time since Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was revoked by the Centre in August last year, the party said. The meeting was chaired by party’s vice president Abdul Rehman Veeri in the absence of party president […]

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Pak Army shells forward areas in Poonch, Rajouri

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jammu: Pakistani troops shelled forward areas along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri districts on Monday, prompting strong retaliation by the Indian Army, a defence spokesperson said. The shelling from across the border at Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors in Poonch and Sunderbani in Rajouri was “unprovoked” and in violation of the ceasefire […]

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Will introduce e-offices in govt, panchayats: Ladakh Lt Guv

Reading Time: < 1 minute Leh: Ladakh Lt Governor R K Mathur on Monday said the objective of his administration is to make every government official IT trained within a year and to introduce e-offices in government and panchayats in coming years that will ensure work efficiency and transparency. Mathur launched the five-day Information Communication Technology (ICT) training programme for […]

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