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As BJP celebrates 40th anniversary, Modi asks workers to help those in need amid coronavirus

As BJP celebrates 40th anniversary, Modi asks workers to help those in need amid coronavirus

April 6, 2020 10:31:52 am

He also said whenever the BJP has been given the opportunity to serve, it has focused on good governance and empowering the poor.

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Armed with ‘crowdsourced’ farm equipment, Telangana set for ‘bumper’ paddy harvest amid Covid-19

April 6, 2020 10:09:12 am

The department of agriculture and co-operation, in a note, said that the state owns over 14,095 harvesters and another 753 harvesters were hired from other states, mainly Tamil Nadu, and are already available in Telangana. In all 14,848 harvesters are already readily available in the state, it said.

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Rajasthan newborn death: Charge of Muslim victimisation can’t be proved, says probe; man sticks to claim

April 6, 2020 9:00:27 am

On Sunday, a video surfaced on social media in which Khan is seen saying that after the newborn’s death, he “thought” that whatever happened to him was because he is a Muslim but this was only a “personal thought”.

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Can’t remove blockade of NH to Kerala for safety of Mangaluru people: BSY

April 6, 2020 7:37:26 am

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has raised the issue with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, stating that many people in north Kerala's Kasaragod district, which is closer to Mangaluru than other places in Kerala, have died for want of medical attention since the border is closed.

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Seven special flights from three cities to evacuate British nationals

April 6, 2020 6:21:35 am

“An estimated 35,000 British nationals are currently in India. Over 20,000 have told us they wish to return to the UK as soon as possible,” a British High Commission spokesperson said on Sunday.

Centre: Help firms get workers to supply essentials

April 6, 2020 6:09:14 am

In a letter to Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs, Consumer Affairs Secretary Pawan Kumar Agarwal stated that several companies have reported difficulties in getting labour.

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24 people who came in contact with Jawaharpur patient tested

April 6, 2020 5:30:52 am

The district administration said that as many as 1,416 people have completed the quarantine protocol, while 269 people were still in quarantine. Officials said that the containment protocol is being strictly followed.

Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter in Kulgam

Five militants, three soldiers die in Kashmir gunbattle

April 6, 2020 4:56:59 am

Defence sources told The Indian Express that Army personnel deployed on the LoC intercepted a group of militants in the Jamgund forest on April 1 following which a brief exchange of fire took place.

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Police launch app to keep watch on the quarantined

April 6, 2020 4:57:09 am

The officials monitoring the app said that every quarantined user will be fenced within 500 metre radius of his place of quarantine. The quarantined user would have to upload a selfie after every hour and the system will update their location when they upload the selfie.

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Couple take marriage vows in corona times

April 6, 2020 4:23:48 am

Khanna-based Rajdeep Singh was married to Daun resident Gagandeep Singh. The wedding was fixed for March 29 but due to the curfew, the families postponed it. Later, it was decided to solemnise the marriage in a simple way.

50 Jamaat attendees isolated and tested

April 6, 2020 4:03:01 am

The heath department will be testing all 125 within the next few days and quarantining them again after their tests. At present, 66 lie in the isolation ward of the Civil Hospital, Sector 6, which has a total of 113 beds in its isolation ward.

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Zoos in Gujarat strive to keep meat supply going for their animals

April 6, 2020 2:47:38 am

While the Vadodara, Rajkot and Junagadh zoos have been able to procure buffalo meat for its carnivores in advance, Surat Municipal Corporation’s Sarthana zoo has resorted to feeding smaller meals of chicken to its big cats.

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Surat APMC to be closed till April 14 after a near-stampede situation

April 6, 2020 2:22:09 am

Talking to the Indian Express, Dhaval Patel said, “We have found that the APMC authorities failed to enforce social distancing norms in the market yard. So we have decided to shut down the market till April 14.

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Migrant labourers flash torches, fight empty stomachs at relief camp

April 6, 2020 1:59:57 am

As majority of them gathered for dinner in the open space within the premises, some flashed their torch from downstairs while a few stood on the balconies. For the first two days, they stayed without electricity.

Madhya Pradesh: BJP govt to use outfit that faced closure under Congress rule to tackle COVID-19

April 6, 2020 1:54:24 am

Jan Abhiyan Parishad (JAP) has 416 members, who are functional at district and block levels and in touch with 27,000 rural-level organisations.

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Coronavirus: DRDO nod to coverall suits made by Railway workshop

April 6, 2020 1:49:02 am

Northern Railway, which made the breakthrough after another railway unit failed to get its samples passed, has raw material to make 3,000 coverall suits.

Tablighi Jamaat trail continues, 85 of 86 fresh Tamil Nadu cases linked to Nizamuddin meet

April 6, 2020 1:43:48 am

Tamil Nadu reported 86 COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 571.

Railways asks staff to install corona tracker Aarogya Setu

April 6, 2020 1:40:37 am

The move is an attempt to give a big push to develop a database of robust numbers and add to the intended usefulness of the tech.

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COVID-19: Man posts ‘no ventilators in Ludhiana’ on Facebook, booked for sedition

April 6, 2020 1:39:25 am

Police said the post also asked people to donate money to a particular NGO, which was ‘planning to buy ventilators’ for coronavirus patients.

Institutions are dragging their feet, it’s disappointing: Mehbooba’s daughter

April 6, 2020 1:34:52 am

Stating that the people of Kashmir went from a “military lockdown to a health emergency”, Iltija said this was an ordeal “with no end in sight”.