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Railway coaches being modified for quarantine, isolation

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has swung into action to modify coaches into quarantine / isolation coaches to house Covid-19...

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PM ensuring food grains supply to remotest areas

New Delhi: India has a sufficient stock of food grains—rice and wheat—in the country and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food...

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Railways on overdrive to ensure availability of essential commodities

New Delhi: Indian Railways carried more than 1.6 lakh wagons in four days this week in order to keep the...

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Nod to bill on registering marriages with NRIs in 30 days

Bill empowers authorities to impound or revoke passport or travel documents of NRIs. New Delhi: A Parliamentary Standing Committee has...

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Jails parole inmates to protect health

The move, following the SC’s order, has been widely welcomed. New Delhi: As the Covid-19 outbreak spreads across India, many...

Patna: A doctor attending a suspected Coronavirus victim at the isolation ward of Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), on March 15, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

For now, govt won’t go for large-scale tests for virus

If a person is asymptomatic, the viral load is not likely to be very high in the beginning. New Delhi:...

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‘No need to hoard, no shortage of food grains’

New Delhi: The Centre is making all out efforts to ensure that there is no shortage of essential commodities like...

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Trains with flexi fares saw 14% vacant berths

‘Reduced passengers in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto is indicative of falling popularity of these premium trains’.   NEW DELHI: More...

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India treads with caution on Iran’s take on riots

‘For Iran, India appears to have a tilt toward Saudi Arabia, and it has given a message to India not...

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Sharp drop in inbound Indians from abroad

There has been a 40% decline in the last 20 days, as per official data.   New Delhi: There has...

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India watching Scenario in Kabul after US-Taliban deal

‘Majority in Afghan are against the deal, which may lead to a civil war-like situation’.   NEW DELHI: India, which...

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Bengal tops in snakebite deaths

NEW DELHI: West Bengal accounted for the maximum number of snakebite deaths in India in the last few years, followed...

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‘Saptarishis’ to help BJP mobilise voters in Bihar

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to adopt the “Saptarishi” strategy to mobilise its voters even as...

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Railways’ high-speed track needs being met by Bhilai Steel Plant

Bhilai, Chhattisgarh: The Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) is ramping up its production facilities to meet Indian Railways’ requirement of running...

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Bhilai Steel providing equipment for ‘Gaganyaan’ mission

The plant has dispatched special steel plates rolled in BSP which would be used in the satellite launch vehicle. Bhilai,...

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Bid to start interim mining in Rowghat

This will help the Bhilai Steel Plant get a footprint in the area. Rajhara, Chhattisgarh: The Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP)...

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Two-year freeze on new engineering colleges

NEW DELHI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has put a blanket ban on opening of new engineering...

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Saryu firm on ‘exposing’ Raghubar Das in graft case

Roy said he would resurrect the Meinhardt deal, allegedly involving Das.   New Delhi: Former BJP leader Saryu Roy, who...

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Over 18,000 from Pak, Bangla, Afghanistan given Indian citizenship in five years

New Delhi: Even as uproar over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) within a section fails to subside, fresh data from...

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‘Trump visit will help India and US counter the axis of Russia, China, Pak’

New Delhi: As US President Donald Trump awaits a warm welcome to India, foreign policy experts in both the United...

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AIIMS to sensitise people on incurable Celiac

The institute is already carrying out research and it is the main centre not only in India, but in entire...

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‘Nearly 20% of madrasas are unrecognised’

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states with the most number of such unrecognised madrasas. New Delhi: Around 20% of...

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Flop population control plans led to ‘unwanted kids’

Due to failure by successive governments, over 23 lakh ‘unwanted births’ happened. New Delhi: As demand for a stringent law...

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BJP hopes Marandi’s return will help party gain tribals’ trust

There is excitement among BJP workers over Marandi’s move to re-join the BJP. New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...