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Temple priest shot at over land dispute in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda, two arrested | India News

GONDA: A day after the horrific incident in which a temple priest was set ablaze by a few people in Rajasthan’s Kalauri, another priest came under an attack and was shot at in Uttar Pradesh.  The incident took place in Gonda district on Saturday (October 11) over a long-standing property dispute. According to reports, the miscreants shot Das and immediately ...

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Hathras gang-rape case: Centre issues notification for CBI to take over probe | India News

Lucknow: Six days after the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into the Hathras gang-rape and murder case, the CBI on Saturday (October 10, 2020) took over the case. The incident of the alleged brutal gang-rape, murder and forcible cremation by the police of a 19-year-old girl has sparked furious protests and ...

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Unlock 5.0: Jammu and Kashmir issues fresh guidelines, Vaishno Devi pilgrim limit raised to 7,000; cinemas, restaurants to open with 50% force | India News

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir government issued fresh guidelines for Unlock 5.0 allowing cinemas and restaurants to open with 50 per cent capacity from October 15 while keeping all education institutions shut across the Union Territory till October 31.  Addressing a press conference, the Secretary said the government has permitted opening of cinema halls, theatres, multiplexes, swimming pools, bars in ...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrims Navratri festival Vande Bharat train between New Delhi-Katra to resume services soon | India News

In Unlock 5, while all economic activities are being normalised in a graded manner, the service of the Indian Railways is also slowly returning to track. The Centre has recently asserted that pilgrims from across the country planning visits during Navratri festival will be able to do so. Along with special trains, Indian Railways have decided to restore their railway ...

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Coronavirus cases in India cross 69-lakh mark with 70,496 new COVID cases | India News

New Delhi: Coronavirus cases in India cross 69 lakh mark on Friday (October 9, 2020) with more than 70,000 cases reported in last 24 hours. As per the Ministry of Heath data the coronavirus cases in India stands at 69,06,152 with 70,496 new infections.  Out of the total cases 8,93,592 active cases, 59,06,070 cured/discharged/migrated cases. The recovery rate in India stands at 85.52 ...

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IMD reviews preparedness and plans for cyclone season between October-December | India News

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) held a meeting to review the preparedness, take stock of requirements, plan for the cyclone season October-December and share its new initiatives. The IMD organized the on-line pre-cyclone exercise meeting on October 6, under the chairmanship of Director General of Meteorology (DGM) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra. IMD DGM in his opening address touched upon various issues from ...

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India’s COVID-19 cases cross 68-lakh mark, recoveries rise to 85.25% | India News

New Delhi: Even as India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to over 68 lakh the number of people who recuperated from the infection has surged to 58,27,704. The recovery rate stands at 85.25 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Thursday (October 8, 2020).  The total recoveries have surged to 58,27,704 while there are 9,02,425 active cases of coronavirus ...

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Nearly 43 lakh govt school students in Andhra Pradesh to get free uniforms, bags, shoes, books | India News

Amaravati: In what could be a game-changer in the field of education in Andhra Pradesh, all the students of government school, aided, residential schools up to 10th standard will be given a school kit named as ‘Jagannana Vidya Kanuka’, a scheme which is being launched from Thursday (October 8, 2020). As per the scheme, every student will get a school ...

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Public places, roads can’t be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh protest | India News

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 7) said that public places and roads cannot be occupied indefinitely and agitations should be permitted in designated areas only. The SC made the observation while hearing petitions on road blockade during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh. “There cannot be ban on public meetings but they have to be in designated ...

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