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Rs 9,800 crore allocated to NE states for Jal Jeevan Mission: Shekhawat

Rs 9,800 crore allocated to NE states for Jal Jeevan Mission: Shekhawat

The Centre has allocated Rs 9,800 crore as a grant to the North-eastern states under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) which will enhance living conditions of crores of people in the region, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Thursday. The JJM aims at providing tap water to all households in the country...

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Scindia: Drone industry to reach Rs15,000 crore turnover by 2026

Scindia: Drone industry to reach Rs15,000 crore turnover by 2026

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 16 A day after the government announced Rs 120 crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the drone industry for three years, Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia today said the sector is poised to have a total turnover of up to Rs 15,000 crore by 2026. PLI scheme The...

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Rahul may visit Bastar before taking decision on Baghel-Deo tussle

Rahul may visit Bastar before taking decision on Baghel-Deo tussle

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is likely to soon undertake a trip to Bastar on the invite of Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, after which he will take a final decision on the power struggle in the state where senior minister TS Singh Deo has demanded Baghel be replaced. Well placed sources said Rahul will...

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Many pregnant women likely to get sick from Covid, finds new ICMR study

Many pregnant women likely to get sick from Covid, finds new ICMR study

A new study by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggests that SARS-CoV-2 may infect a higher proportion of pregnant women, and when symptomatic, a large proportion can develop moderate-to-severe disease. The experts have recommended that pregnant women may be counselled for vaccination to reduce the adverse impact of Covid-19 on maternal health. In their...

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India rejects reports relating to over-the-horizon strikes by US in Afghanistan

India rejects reports relating to over-the-horizon strikes by US in Afghanistan

India on Thursday rejected media reports suggesting that the US was in touch with it to explore the option of carrying out ‘over-the-horizon’ counter-terror strikes in Afghanistan. While responding to a question on the issue at a press briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that the conversation in the US Congressional hearing on...

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Two Bihar boys find crores of rupees credited to their bank account

Two Bihar boys find crores of rupees credited to their bank account

Patna, September 16 People of Bihar are surprised over crores of rupees being credited in the bank accounts of two children. The incident appeared in Katihar district where two Class 6 students, Ashish Kumar and Gurucharan Biswas received Rs 6.2 crore and Rs 900 crore, respectively, in their bank accounts on September 15. Both the...

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Only 3% juveniles in crime studied beyond Class 12

Only 3% juveniles in crime studied beyond Class 12

NEW DELHI: Of the 35,352 juveniles apprehended in 29,768 cases in 2020, just 1,088 had studied beyond higher secondary and as many as 2,552 were illiterate. In terms of family background, over 29,000 juveniles lived with their parents and 76% of those apprehended were in the age group of 16 years to 18 years. The...

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Govt lets NCLAT ex-chair return under SC pressure

Govt lets NCLAT ex-chair return under SC pressure

Under Supreme Court pressure, the central government on Thursday reinstated former judge AIS Cheema as the acting National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) chairman, days after removing him from office and replacing him with a new acting chairman. Cheema’s sudden replacement, just days ahead of his retirement, had caused much outrage, with the Madras High...

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India expresses concern over activities by Khalistani separatist groups in US

India expresses concern over activities by Khalistani separatist groups in US

New Delhi, September 16  Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US next week, India on Thursday expressed concern over reports of growing anti-India activities by Pakistan-backed Khalistani separatist groups from American soil. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said ensuring the security of the prime minister and his delegation was an important...

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ED raids Harsh Mander’s Delhi residence, NGO offices

ED raids Harsh Mander’s Delhi residence, NGO offices

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday searched the Delhi residence of activist Harsh Mander and offices of non-government organisations he runs. The searches were conducted under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. ED has registered a case on the basis of a first information report filed by the Delhi Police and launched a probe, insiders said....