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PM Modi To Launch Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Tomorrow

PM Modi To Launch Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Tomorrow

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission at 11 am tomorrow via video conferencing, which will be followed by his address on the occasion, the Prime Minister's Office informed Sunday.

Cyclone Gulab Reaches Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Winds Up To 100 Kmph

Cyclone Gulab Reaches Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Winds Up To 100 Kmph

Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Cyclone Gulab has made landfall in coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the weather office tweeted this evening. The cyclone will cross the coasts between Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur in Odisha in the next three hours.

S Jaishankar On 2-Day Visit To Mexico Starting Today

S Jaishankar On 2-Day Visit To Mexico Starting Today

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Mexico today, the Ministry of External Affairs announced.

Amit Shah, 6 Chief Ministers Review Security, Development in Maoist-Hit Areas

Amit Shah, 6 Chief Ministers Review Security, Development in Maoist-Hit Areas

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today reviewed the security situation and the implementation of development projects in Maoist-affected areas with six chief ministers and top officials of four states.

'Bluetooth <i>Chappals</i>', How Some Tried To Cheat In Top Rajasthan Exam

'Bluetooth Chappals', How Some Tried To Cheat In Top Rajasthan Exam

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Bikaner

Five persons including three Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) candidates were arrested before the exam Sunday as the aspirants were found wearing slippers with bluetooth devices, officials said.

Goa Chief Minister Praises Fiery Diplomat Who Took On Pakistan In UN

Goa Chief Minister Praises Fiery Diplomat Who Took On Pakistan In UN

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Panaji

Goa Chief Minister today congratulated Indian diplomat Sneha Dubey for her blistering retort to Imran Khan at the UNGA after he raked up the Kashmir issue, and lauded her for building a strong foundation of her life during her schooling in the state.

Video: Su-30s, MiG-21s, Chinooks Roar In Srinagar Air Show After 14 Years

Video: Su-30s, MiG-21s, Chinooks Roar In Srinagar Air Show After 14 Years

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Srinagar

The skies over Srinagar roared on Sunday morning with fighter jets and Chinook helicopters exhibiting adrenaline-pumping manoeuvres at an air show conducted after 14 years here.

Cyclone Gulab: PM Speaks To Odisha, Andhra Chief Ministers, Assures Of Centre's Support

Cyclone Gulab: PM Speaks To Odisha, Andhra Chief Ministers, Assures Of Centre's Support

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in view of cyclone Gulab and assured all possible support from the Centre.

IAF Officer Arrested In Coimbatore Over Alleged Sexual Assault Complaint

IAF Officer Arrested In Coimbatore Over Alleged Sexual Assault Complaint

Reported by Uma Sudhir | Sunday September 26, 2021, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

A 26-year-old Flight Lieutenant in the Indian Air Force, who hails from Chhattisgarh, has been arrested by police in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore after a 27-year-old female officer complained of sexual assault.

"What's My Fault?": Punjab's Ex-Minister On Being Dropped From New Cabinet

"What's My Fault?": Punjab's Ex-Minister On Being Dropped From New Cabinet

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Chandigarh

Hours before the first cabinet expansion of the Charanjit Singh Channi-led Punjab government, a group of ministers in the previous Amarinder Singh government on Sunday questioned the apparent decision to drop them.

"Will Transform Lives": UP Hikes Sugarcane Prices Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls

"Will Transform Lives": UP Hikes Sugarcane Prices Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today increased the purchase price of sugarcane in the state by Rs 25 per quintal in a major decision ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections.

Terrorist With Links To "The Resistance Front" Arrested In Jammu: Police

Terrorist With Links To "The Resistance Front" Arrested In Jammu: Police

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, Jammu

The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police arrested an active terrorist with links to the terror outfit "The Resistance Front" (TRF) near the Jammu railway station today.

"Will Do Whatever Is Sensible To Reduce Discrimination": Odisha Chief Minister On Caste-Based Census

"Will Do Whatever Is Sensible To Reduce Discrimination": Odisha Chief Minister On Caste-Based Census

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

In the backdrop of the Centre virtually ruling out a caste-based census as per its affidavit in the Supreme Court, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that Odisha will do whatever will be sensible for its people to reduce discrimination in the state.

Punjab's New Chief Minister Gets His Pick In Expanded Cabinet

Punjab's New Chief Minister Gets His Pick In Expanded Cabinet

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday September 26, 2021, Chandigarh

Six of the 15 MLAs to be made ministers in Punjab's expanded cabinet today are totally new to the job, according to sources. At least one of them is returning to the ministerial position after three years, they said. Resentment is brewing among MLAs.

"Hope There Are No More Covid Waves": Chief Justice On Reopening Courts

"Hope There Are No More Covid Waves": Chief Justice On Reopening Courts

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Sumana Nandy | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana today hoped to fully resume offline, physical hearings after the Dussehra break if the country is not hit by another wave of the coronavirus.