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Assam govt employees who got both Covid-19 vaccine doses, told to return to work | Latest News India

The Assam government last week asked its employees who have received both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine to physically attend office from Monday as the test positivity rate has declined in the state following month-long, curfew-like restrictions. “…All employees of the government of Assam who have received both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine are hereby directed to attend office from ...

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They did it: Pakistan’s foreign minister blames previous govt of ‘complicating’ Kulbhushan Jadhav case | World News

The Kulbhushan Jadhav case was “complicated” by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government, Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said. Qureshi also claimed that India was trying to take Pakistan again to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for not implementing its verdict. “Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (government) complicated the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav,” Qureshi said on Sunday, according to ...

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Govt to give away more food as granaries bulge | Latest News India

The Union government’s record buying of vast quantities of food grains from farmers at minimum support prices this year points to a glut of cereals, with stocks breaching previous limits, prompting the government to make additional plans to pare reserves. Even after distributing subsidised grains to nearly 730 million beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act and additional distribution of ...

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Israeli Parliament approves new govt, ending Netanyahu’s historic 12-year rule | World News

AP | UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 11:41 PM IST Israel’s parliament approves new coalition government, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic 12-year rule. Get our daily newsletter Subscribe Thank you for subscribing to our daily newsletter. Close

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No cyber breach into NIC email system, clarifies govt | Latest News India

The government on Sunday rejected reports that data breaches in organisations like Air India, Big Basket and Domino’s have exposed the email accounts and passwords of National Informatics Centre (NIC) emails to the hackers. “There has been no cyber breach into the email system of the Government of India maintained by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The email system is ...

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India’s engagement with G7 stands on its own, govt looking forward to COP26: MEA | Latest News India

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson conveyed to the Indian government that he was disappointed for not being able to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi in person at the G7 summit, the ministry of external affairs said on Sunday. P Harish, additional secretary (economic relations) at the MEA, said that Johnson, however, was understanding and supportive of PM Modi’s decision to ...

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Drones to deliver Covid-19 vaccines in India’s remote corners? Govt invites bids | Latest News India

The people living in the remote corners of the country may soon get Covid-19 vaccine through drones. HLL Infra Tech Services Limited, on behalf of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), on Friday invited expression of interest for delivery of medical supplies (vaccines/drugs) by Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at select locations in India. The company said that ICMR will engage ...

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Maharashtra govt forms 6-member panel to probe killing of tigress Avni | Latest News India

Following a rap from the Bombay High Court on the forest department’s lack of accountability, the Maharashtra government has finally constituted a six-member committee to hold those accountable in the shooting of the ‘problematic’ tigress, Avni (T1), which witnessed a national outrage a couple of years ago. The tigress was shot by Asghar Ali Khan, a shooter from Hyderabad in ...

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Kerala govt orders SIT probe into axing of protected trees | Latest News India

The Kerala government on Saturday constituted a special investigation team (SIT) under Additional Director General of Police S Sreejith to investigate the alleged smuggling of centuries old rosewood and teakwood from Wayanad and other districts after misusing a government order that allowed cutting of trees on revenue land allotted to farmers before 1964. The SIT will have officials from forest, ...

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Karnataka govt eases Covid curbs on economic, other activities. All you need to know | Latest News India

Karnataka government on Saturday announced phased relaxations of economic and other activities from 6am of June 14 to 6am of June 21, including in Bengaluru. However, the weekend curfew would be in force from 7pm on June 18 to 5am on June 21. Night curfew would also be in force each night on remaining days between 7pm to 5am during ...

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