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PM Modi meets virtually with 3 teams working on vaccine development | India News

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister on Monday had virtual meetings with 3 teams working on developing & manufacturing vaccine for Covid-19. A release from the Prime Minister’s Office said Modi met with teams from Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd Pune, Biological E Ltd Hyderabad and Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd Hyderabad. The Prime Minister appreciated the efforts being …

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Almost 52% vote in Phase 1 of J&K’s first poll as UT | India News

SRINAGAR: In biting cold, and with the chilling thought of past terrorist disruptions cloaked in a security blanket, the first phase of J&K’s inaugural electoral exercise as a Union Territory on Saturday saw a 51.7% voter turnout in 43 newly delimited District Development Council (DDC) constituencies spread across 14 districts. North Kashmir’s terrorist-infested Bandipora district …

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India discusses further opportunities to work with UAE in a ‘changing world’ | India News

ABU DHABI: Noting that the experiences from the Covid-era hold lessons for both India and the United Arab Emirates, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has discussed further opportunities to work together with the Gulf kingdom in a “changing world” during a meeting with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Jaishankar paid a …

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BrahMos hits target with ‘pinpoint precision’ in test firing | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday conducted two more “live operational firings” of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, amidst the continuing military confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh. The land-attack variant of the “deep-strike precision missile” hit the target on an island almost 300-km away with pinpoint precision in the …

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In message to dissidents, Cong says seniors should adhere to ‘basic modicum of discipline’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid persistent criticism by senior leaders about the drift in the party, with leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad renewing the debate, Congress on Monday said seniors should desist from airing private views in public and observe discipline which is a must for any organisation to work coherently. Facing a …

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After Malaria and Covid, British man survives cobra bite in India | India News

NEW DELHI: A British charity worker who survived coronavirus, dengue and malaria was recovering after a potentially deadly snake bite in western India’s Rajasthan state. Ian Jones was bitten by an Indian cobra in rural Jodhpur district of the desert state and admitted to hospital in Jodhpur city, about 350 kilometres (220 miles) from the …

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In a 1st, India to build commercial tech for mobile base station | India News

BENGALURU: In a first, India will be developing technologies for mobile base stations that can be commercialised, which will boost a host of private firms including small and medium industries, academia research labs and make 5G services — yet to be launched — more affordable. The technology will be developed as part of a Rs …

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PM pays tributes to Rani Lakshmibai on birth anniversary | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Rani Lakshmibai, the queen of Jhansi who was a leading figure in the fight against the British rule in 1857, on her birth anniversary. “Rich tributes to the brave Rani Lakshmibai who showed exemplary courage in the first war of independence. Tales of her …

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BJP should create better, bigger varsity in Vivekananda’s name instead of renaming JNU: Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday said the NDA government should create a new, bigger and better university in the name of Swami Vivekananda instead of renaming the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in the national capital. Senior Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken said it is not proper on the BJP‘s part to change the name of …

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India has initiated an integrated response against Covid-19 pandemic: Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: From development of indigenous vaccines to novel point-of-care diagnostics, India has initiated an integrated response to overcome the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday. Speaking at the 8th BRICS STI Ministerial Meeting held on Friday, Vardhan said India is also hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccines, and …

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National interest should not be compromised for individual ideologies: Modi in JNU | India News

NEW DELHI: Urging students to develop campuses as platforms for cohesive and inclusive debates, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while unveiling a statue of Swami Vivekananda on the JNU campus on Thursday, suggested that national interest should not be compromised for individual ideologies and thoughts, a message seen in the context of frequent clashes and even …

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India will need 6 crore vials for Covid-19 shots in first 6 months | India News

NEW DELHI: India would require around 6.10 crore glass vials to pack Covid-19 vaccines for the first six months once a vaccine is available and pharma companies developing the shots have indicated they have sufficient stock to cater to the immediate demand. There is also an additional capacity to manufacture 9.3 crore vials over next …

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Strong bipartisan support for Indo-US ties: India on US presidential election | India News

NEW DELHI: As the world awaits the result of the American presidential election, India on Friday said the global strategic partnership between the two countries have a very strong bipartisan support in the US, suggesting that the bilateral ties will not be impacted by the poll outcome. “We are also awaiting the election results,” ministry …

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Some countries have still not removed restrictions on entry of Indians: Hardeep Singh Puri | India News

NEW DELHI: Some countries have still not removed restrictions on the entry of Indian nationals and the central government is ready to fly passengers to these countries whenever they ease their limits, said civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia is one such country that does not allow airlines to bring passengers …

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After UP, Haryana plans law against ‘love jihad’ | India News

CHANDIGARH: A day after UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced his intent to bring a law against “love jihad”, his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar said his state, too, was contemplating a legislation to combat the alleged trend of Hindu women being drawn into relationships with Muslim men and forced to convert. The BJP-led coalition’s …

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Tejashwi can’t even spell ‘Cabinet’ while Nitish Kumar is qualified engineer: Ashwini Choubey | India News

PATNA: Taking a dig at Mahagathbandan’s chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav, Union minister Ashwini Choubey on Saturday said the Yadav scion can’t even spell ‘Cabinet’ correctly. “That person who doesn’t understand the issue and couldn’t even clear class 10th exam is criticising Nitish Kumar who is a qualified engineer. He cannot even write the spelling …

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