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NBW against wife of Salman Khurshid in trust funds case | India News

AGRA: Former MLA Louise Khurshid, wife of former Union minister Salman Khurshid, faces arrest in a case of alleged misappropriation of central grants for a trust she ran with him after a local court in Farrukhabad issued a nonbailable warrant against her. The next hearing is on August 16. “I will file an application on …

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Professor held for making derogatory remarks against Smriti Irani | India News

FIROZABAD: A professor, who allegedly made derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on Facebook, was sent to jail after he surrendered in a court here. Shaharyar Ali surrendered to Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved an interim bail application on Tuesday. The judge cancelled the bail plea after which the professor was sent …

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Don’t think my phone was being hacked, says Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Pegasus row | India News

NEW DELHI: Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Tuesday denied reports indicating he was under surveillance Israeli company NSO Group‘s Pegasus and said that the BJP-led Central government does not indulge in such activities. Speaking to ANI, Patel, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti said: “I have seen the reports …

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Covid crisis should not become reason to play politics: Health minister in Rajya Sabha | India News

NEW DELHI: In a staunch defence of the Centre’s handling of the Covid crisis, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya dismissed opposition allegations that the government fudged data during the devastating second wave. Replying to a short duration discussion on Covid-19 management in Rajya Sabha, the minister said that the registration of Covid deaths is done …

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Panel will be formed to study origin and evolution of Indian culture: Union minister | India News

MADURAI: It has been decided to reconstitute the ‘committee for holistic study of origin and evolution of Indian culture since 12,000 BP (before present) and its interface with other cultures of the world,’ minister for culture and tourism G Kishan Reddy said in his reply to unstarred questions raised by Madurai MP Su Venkatesan on …

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Farmers will hold peaceful protest at Jantar Mantar from July 22: Farmer union leader | India News

NEW DELHI: Farmers will hold peaceful demonstrations at Jantar Mantar demanding scrapping of the agri laws and no protester will go to parliament where the monsoon session is underway, a farm union leader said on Tuesday after a meeting with Delhi police officials. Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh national president Shiv Kumar Kakka told PTI that …

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Over 2.11 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses available with states, UTs and private hospitals: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: More than 2.11 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories, and private hospitals, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday. Over 42.15 crore (42,15,43,730) vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories (UTs) so far, through all sources, and 71,40,000 doses are being supplied, it said. …

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Two Union ministers, Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor on Pegasus list: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress member Rahul Gandhi, former election commissioner Ashok Lavasa, recently-appointed railways, communications and IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and junior Jal Shakti minister Prahlad Patel, along with poll strategist Prashant Kishor and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee were allegedly targeted for surveillance by Pegasus spyware, web portal The Wire reported on Monday. The names …

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NMC to hike UG medical seats from 82,500 to 1 lakhby next year | India News

AHMEDABAD: The National Medical Commission (NMC) under the ministry of health and family welfare is working out a plan to increase the total number of undergraduate medical seats to 1 lakh by next year, sources said. This was discussed at a recent meeting of NMC chaired by the Union health secretary. “There are presently 82,500 …

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Union health ministry recommends Tuberculosis screening for all Covid-19 positive patients | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Saturday recommended Tuberculosis (TB) screening for all Covid-19 positive patients and Covid-19 screening for all diagnosed TB patients. Accoriding to the ministry, there have been some media reports alleging that a sudden rise in cases of Tuberculosis (TB) has been noticed among patients who were infected with Covid-19 …

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