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  • 'Assam on track to become Har Ghar Jal state by 2024'(1 minute ago)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In about 28 months since the launch of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), 17.46 lakh households in Assam have been provided with clean tap water, of which, in last six months alone, clean tap water supply was provided to more than 8.5 lakh households, it was announced at a meeting on Wednesday.

    National
  • Budget FY23: Reduce central excise on ATF to 5%, says IndiGo(21 minutes ago)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo on Wednesday urged the Centre to reduce central excise on jet fuel to 5 per cent from 11 per cent in the Union Budget FY23, to be tabled in the Parliament on February 1.

    Business
  • Drug peddling case: Two K'taka cops suspended for 'lapses'(23 minutes ago)

    Bengaluru, Jan 20 (IANS) Taking a serious note in the lapse into the investigation into the case of arrest of two policemen on charges of drug peddling in Bengaluru, the Karnataka police department has suspended a police inspector, and a sub-inspector, while issuing notices to two Deputy Commissioners in the city.

    National
Govt agency ties up with Amazon for products by grassroot innovators
  • Govt agency ties up with Amazon for products by grassroot innovators(27 minutes ago)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Products by grassroots innovators, outstanding traditional knowledge holders, as well as student creativity-based innovative products will be available to millions of customers by virtue of a new partnership between NIFientreC and Amazon India launched on Wednesday.

    Business Technology
Call from Telangana about planting bomb at CRPF HQ turns hoax (Ld)
  • Call from Telangana about planting bomb at CRPF HQ turns hoax (Ld)(29 minutes ago)

    New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A bomb threat call received by the Delhi Fire Service stating the presence of a bomb at the Central Reserve Police Force headquarters in the national capital turned out to be a hoax call, an official said here on Wednesday.

    National
Two pairs of Red Pandas restocked in the wild by Darjeeling Zoo
  • Assam's Covid surge after Bihu festivities continues(00:08)

    Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) The surge of Covid-19 infections in Assam after the harvest festival 'Bhogali Bihu' continued as 8,339 cases were reported on Wednesday, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Gujarat reports over 21K Covid cases
  • Gujarat reports over 21K Covid cases(00:06)

    Gandhinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday reported 21,966 new Covid infections, taking the overall caseload to 9,77,078, officials said.

    National Health/Medicine
  • SL govt criticises Tamil parties' intervention request to Indian PM(00:00)

    Colombo, Jan 20 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday criticised minority Tamil parties for writing to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Indian intervention to implement 13th Amendment and find a lasting solution to the long-standing Tamil issues.

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 Stories dated 2022-01-19

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Shut liquor shops, bars amid Covid surge in TN: AIADMK
  • Shut liquor shops, bars amid Covid surge in TN: AIADMK(23:22)

    Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has come out strongly against the DMK government for not shutting Tasmac liquor shops and bars even when the state is reporting single-day tally of around 24,000 fresh Covid cases.

    National
'Supari' killer Chiku Pandey arrested in Bihar's Bodh Gaya
Covishield, Covaxin cleared for regular market approval
  • Covishield, Covaxin cleared for regular market approval(23:14)

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India's two main vaccines -- Bharat Biotechs Covaxin and Serum Institute of India's Covishield -- on Wednesday got the nod for regular market authorisation.

    General Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
K'taka logs in 40,499 Covid cases; 21 deaths
  • K'taka logs in 40,499 Covid cases; 21 deaths(23:14)

    Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Karnataka on Wednesday logged in 40,499 cases against 23,209 discharges. Besides, 21 deaths reported in the last 24 hours and positivity rate for the day stood at 18.80 per cent.

    National Health/Medicine
PKL 8: Telugu Titans end winless run, beat Jaipur Pink Panthers
Three R&D projects approved under India-Israel I4F
  • Three R&D projects approved under India-Israel I4F(23:06)

    New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Deliberating on widening the scope of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F), the two countries have approved three joint R&D projects worth $5.5 million and suggested measures to create a broader India-Israel collaborative ecosystem.

    National Science
Boat capsizes in Bihar's West Champaran, 10 missing
  • Boat capsizes in Bihar's West Champaran, 10 missing(23:04)

    Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) At least three persons were drowned and 10 others were missing after an overloaded boat, on which a tractor was also taken, capsized on the Gandak river in Bihar's West Champaran district on Wednesday, police said.

    National
Assam, Meghalaya CMs to meet Shah on inter-state border dispute
  • Assam, Meghalaya CMs to meet Shah on inter-state border dispute(22:58)

    Guwahati/Shillong, Jan 19 (IANS) With recommendations of the ministerial committees, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma are expected to meet Union Home minister Amit Shah on Thursday in a bid to resolve the six of the 12 inter-state border disputes.

    National
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Celebrated French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies in skiing accident
  • Celebrated French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies in skiing accident(22:52)

    Paris, Jan 19 (IANS) Gaspard Ulliel, one of France's best-known actors, who'll soon be seen in Marvel's upcoming and much-anticipated 'Moon Knight' series on Disney Plus, died following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Wednesday, reports 'Variety'. He was 37.

    Cinema/Showbiz