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Karnataka To Get Real-Time Water Data System At Dams: Maharashtra Minister

Karnataka To Get Real-Time Water Data System At Dams: Maharashtra Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra minister Jayant Patil said Karnataka government has decided to set up real-time data acquisition system at its Almatti and Narayanpur dams to monitor water level, which will help prevent recurrence of flood situation.

Jitin Prasada Meets UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Seeks "Blessings"

Jitin Prasada Meets UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Seeks "Blessings"

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday June 19, 2021, New Delhi

Former Union Minister Jitin Prasada, who recently joined the BJP after leaving the Congress, today met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath apparently to discuss various government welfare schemes and strengthening of the party organisation.

Sprint Legend Milkha Singh Cremated With Full State Honours In Chandigarh

Sprint Legend Milkha Singh Cremated With Full State Honours In Chandigarh

Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Saturday June 19, 2021

Iconic sprinter Milkha Singh, who died late last night of of COVID-19 complications, was cremated in Chandigarh on Saturday evening with full state honours.

Steps Taken By Lok Sabha Speaker Enriched Parliamentary Democracy: PM

Steps Taken By Lok Sabha Speaker Enriched Parliamentary Democracy: PM

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded the work of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, who completed two years at the helm.

Jharkhand On High Alert As Black Fungus Cases Rise

Jharkhand On High Alert As Black Fungus Cases Rise

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, Ranchi

With a rise in mucormycosis or black fungus cases in Jharkhand, the state government has directed the health machinery to be on high alert and extend all possible care to the affected people, an official said on Saturday.

"Made Indians, Punjabis Proud": Punjab Chief Minister On Milkha Singh

"Made Indians, Punjabis Proud": Punjab Chief Minister On Milkha Singh

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday June 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today visited the residence of the legendary Milkha Singh to pay his respects to the athlete who died at the age of 91 yesterday due to post-Covid complications.

Will Gradually Implement 2-Child Norm For Benefits Under Some Schemes: Chief Minister

Will Gradually Implement 2-Child Norm For Benefits Under Some Schemes: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, Guwahati

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said the Assam government will gradually implement a two-child policy for availing benefits under specific schemes funded by the state.

PM's Aide Made UP BJP Vice President, After Buzz Over Role As Minister

PM's Aide Made UP BJP Vice President, After Buzz Over Role As Minister

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday June 19, 2021, Lucknow

Former bureaucrat AK Sharma, known to be among Prime Minister Narendra Modi's close aides, has been made the BJP's vice president in Uttar Pradesh, where assembly elections will be held next year.

MK Stalin Greets "Beloved Brother" Rahul Gandhi On His Birthday

MK Stalin Greets "Beloved Brother" Rahul Gandhi On His Birthday

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday greeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on his 51st birthday, praising his "selfless, untiring work to establish an egalitarian India."

Court Summons Actor Deep Sidhu On June 29 In Republic Day Violence Case

Court Summons Actor Deep Sidhu On June 29 In Republic Day Violence Case

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, New Delhi

A Delhi court on Saturday took cognisance of the supplementary charge sheet filed against actor-activist Deep Sidhu and others in the Republic Day violence case.

<i>"Jaan Hai To Jahan Hai"</i> Covid Vaccine Awareness Campaign To Start From June 21: Minister

"Jaan Hai To Jahan Hai" Covid Vaccine Awareness Campaign To Start From June 21: Minister

Asian News International | Saturday June 19, 2021, New Delhi

The Ministry of Minority Affairs will begin a pan-India campaign "Jaan Hai To Jahan Hai" to tackle concerns and myths about the COVID-19 vaccine from June 21.

Milkha Singh's Achievements Will Always Make Country Proud: Yogi Adityanath

Milkha Singh's Achievements Will Always Make Country Proud: Yogi Adityanath

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 19, 2021, Lucknow

The achievements of sprint legend Milkha Singh, popularly known as the "Flying Sikh", will always make the citizens of this country proud, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday, expressing grief over the athlete's demise.

Telangana Ends Covid Lockdown, Says Schools, Colleges To Reopen From July

Telangana Ends Covid Lockdown, Says Schools, Colleges To Reopen From July

Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Saturday June 19, 2021, Hyderabad

The Telangana government has decided to reopen the state completely as the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic showed strong signs of receding.

After Amit Shah Meet, Bengal Governor's Stern Remarks On Post-Poll Violence

After Amit Shah Meet, Bengal Governor's Stern Remarks On Post-Poll Violence

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Saturday June 19, 2021, New Delhi

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has been in Delhi since Tuesday, met Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the second time in 48 hours.

Expert Panel On Wages To Submit Report "As Early As Possible": Ministry

Expert Panel On Wages To Submit Report "As Early As Possible": Ministry

Written by Himanshu Shekhar Mishra | Saturday June 19, 2021, New Delhi

Amid reports that the constitution of an expert group to provide recommendations on fixation to the government is a ploy to delay the exercise, the centre has clarified that the group will submit its recommendations "as early as possible".