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Railway Police Force launches ‘Meri Saheli’ for security of women in trains – india news

In view of festival season, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Bengaluru Division on Friday launched ‘Meri Saheli’ or ‘Nanna Sakhi’ initiative for the security of women passengers in trains. “An initiative of RPF, the strategy entails interaction with lady passengers especially those travelling alone by a team of young lady RPF personnel at the originating station. These lady ...

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Covid-19: What you need to know today – india news

On Wednesday, October 28, the world saw another grim coronavirus disease (Covid-19) milestone. The number of new cases recorded that day crossed half a million — the first time this was happening. Both the New York Times database and worldometers.info show this. They also show that the trend continued on Thursday. According to the NYT database, the world saw 524,554 ...

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AIIMS to submit proposal for phase 3 trials of Covaxin next week – india news

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences is likely to submit a proposal to start phase 3 clinical trials in the hospital to the Institute of ethics committee for Bharat Biotech’s anti Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine candidate by early next week. Bharat Biotech last week got an approval from drugs controller general of India to conduct phase 3 clinical trials of ...

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Protests break out against Emanuel Macron in UP, Maharashtra, Gujarat – india news

Protests against French president Emanuel Macron surfaced in various cities across the country on Friday, amid an escalating row over depiction of Prophet Mohammad in cartoons. In western Uttar Pradesh’s Deoband town, protesters pasted photos of the French president on the road between Jama Masjid and Bada Jiya-ul-Haq locality. Condemning his comments, the protesters also took out a march and ...

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EC revokes ‘star campaigner’ status of Kamal Nath over violations – india news

The Election Commission of India (EC) on Friday revoked the “star campaigner” status of Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath for repeatedly violating the model code of conduct ahead of the bypolls to 28 assembly constituencies in the state, even as he will be allowed to conduct political rallies with conditions. The costs of star campaigners’ rallies ...

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De-radicalised twice, Pune woman went back to IS: NIA – india news

A 20-year-old woman from Pune, who wanted to be a suicide bomber, was de-radicalised twice in three years by Indian intelligence agencies, but she kept going back to embracing jihadi ideology, according to a charge sheet by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Sadiya Anwar Shaikh, a resident of Yerwada in Pune, was de-redicalised once in 2015 and then again in ...

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Situation along Assam-Mizoram border continues to be tense – india news

Guwahati: The situation along the Assam-Mizoram border remained on edge on Friday as residents on the Assam side continued to block the national highway connecting Mizoram for the third straight day. The movement of vehicles remained paralysed on NH 306, were residents of Lailapur in Assam’s Cachar district have set up a blockade since Wednesday. The residents are demanding an ...

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2 cops injured in Maoist attack in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga – india news

Two Jharkhand police personnel were on Friday injured in a grenade attack triggered by suspected Maoists in Lohardaga district. Following this, an encounter erupted between security forces and the Maoists. The incident occurred at around 12 noon at Peshrar block under Sereingdag police station area. The two injured cops – Upendra Singh, 52, of district police and Anjani Kumar Pandey, ...

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Delhi public buses will run with full seating capacity, SOP to be issued in 1-2 days – india news

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has approved the Delhi government’s proposal to allow buses to run with full seating capacity, a senior government official said Friday. The buses are currently running with 20 passengers in view of the outbreak of coronavirus. The development comes amid Delhi witnessing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases in last few days. As per the Delhi ...

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2 arrested from Punjab in Bengal BJP leader’s murder – india news

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal police on Thursday arrested two alleged contract killers, Sujit Kumar Rai and Roshan Yadav, during a raid at Ludhiana in Punjab in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manish Shukla on October 4. Rai and Yadav hail from Bihar, CID officials said. They were brought to Bengal’s ...

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