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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 91-lakh mark

November 23, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload went past 91 lakh with?44,059 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries surged to 85,62,641, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. | Read more|

Daily Texts For First Week For Those Who Get Pfizer Vaccine

November 23, 2020
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Regulatory authorities are gearing up for a deluge in people reporting side effects when the new covid-19 vaccines go into use. Even as vaccines like the one from Pfizer and BioNTech reach safety milestones and look set for regulatory approval, managing the reporting and follow-up of what are known as adverse drug reac | Read more|

"5-Star Culture": Ghulam Nabi Azad On Why Congress Loses Polls

November 23, 2020
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Congress's Ghulam Nabi Azad, one of the key dissenters in the party, on Sunday offered another explanation of the party's recent slump when it comes to elections. Speaking in the middle of the latest controversy to hit the party - sharp criticism by party colleague Kapil Sibal after the Bihar election - Azad said leade | Read more|

India's Covid Tally Nears 91 Lakh; Delhi Sees Most Cases, Deaths In A Day

November 22, 2020
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Coronavirus cases in India rose by 45,209 in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, government data showed today. There has been a slight dip in infections since Saturday when it recorded 46,232 cases. 501 deaths were reported in the last day taking the total fatalities du | Read more|

Home Minister Amit Shah winds up Chennai visit

November 22, 2020
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday left for Delhi after launching various infrastructure projects worth over Rs 67,000 crore during his one day visit to the metropolis. Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, his Cabinet colleagues including K A Sengottaiyan and P Thangamani gave him a warm send off at the airport | Read more|

In Fight Against Covid, Central Teams Rushed To Punjab, Himachal, UP

November 22, 2020
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High-level central teams have been sent to four more states -- Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh -- to help the state governments tackle the Covid surge. Last week, the Union Government has sent teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur. All these states have been either reporting a rise i | Read more|

Trump Team Seeks Recount Of Georgia Votes After Biden's Historic Win

November 22, 2020
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The Trump Campaign has filed a petition for recount of votes in Georgia, days after US President-elect Joe Biden wrested the Republican stronghold by a little over 12,000 votes. Democrat Biden became the first Democrat to have won the key battleground state since 1992 after a hand recount of nearly five million votes, | Read more|

After Comedian Bharti Singh, Husband Also Arrested In Drugs Probe

November 22, 2020
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Comedian Bharti Singh's husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa was arrested on Sunday morning over allegations of possession and use of marijuana. The 33-year-old screenwriter, producer and TV personality was taken into custody after being questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for 15 hours. His wife, Bharti Singh, was a | Read more|

46,232 new COVID-19 cases in India, tally reaches 90.50 lakh

November 21, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 90.50 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to over 84.78 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.67 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday. | Read more|

Mnuchin denies trying to limit Biden's economic options

November 21, 2020
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied on Friday that he is attempting to limit President-elect Joe Biden's options for reviving the pandemic-damaged economy by ending several emergency loan programs being run by the Federal Reserve. | Read more|

NY probes Trump consulting payments that reduced his taxes

November 20, 2020
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New York's attorney general has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for records related to consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump as part of a broad civil investigation into the president's business dealings, a law enforcement official said Thursday. | Read more|

COVID-19: India records 45,576 infections

November 19, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 89.58 lakh with 45,576 fresh infections, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to over 83.83 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.58 per cent, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday. | Read more|

Rs. 2,000 Fine For Not Wearing Mask In Delhi

November 19, 2020
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a steep Rs. 2,000 fine -- up from the current Rs. 500 -- for those caught without masks, to help control the coronavirus surge that's in its third week. The Chief Minister also appealed to all political parties and social organisations to distribute masks at public pla | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 89-lakh mark

November 18, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload went past 89 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 83 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.52 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. | Read more|

Vedanta Group Expresses Interest In Buying Government's Stake In BPCL

November 18, 2020
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Vedanta Ltd, the billionaire Anil Agarwal-controlled metals-to-oil conglomerate, said on Wednesday it was interested in buying the government's stake in the state-run Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd, India's largest fuel retailer. “Vedanta's expression of interest (EoI) for BPCL is to evaluate potential synergies with our | Read more|

India records 29,163 infections in single day

November 17, 2020
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The number of new coronavirus infections reported in a day dropped below 30,000 after four months,taking India's COVID-19 caseload to 88.74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 82,90,370 according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. | Read more|

Two suspected JeM terrorists held in Delhi

November 17, 2020
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The Delhi Police's Special Cell has arrested two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists from Sarai Kale Khan area in southeast Delhi, officials said on Tuesday. Abdul Latif Mir (22), a resident of Doru village in Baramulla district and Mohd. Ashraf Khatana (20), a resident of Hat Mulla village in Jammu and Kashmir | Read more|