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Anuradha, "Woman Don" Of Rajasthan, Arrested In Uttar Pradesh: Police

Anuradha, "Woman Don" Of Rajasthan, Arrested In Uttar Pradesh: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Police's Special Cell on Saturday said it has arrested a 'woman don'' of Rajasthan, identified as Anuradha, a day after wanted gangster Kala Jathedi was held from Uttar Pradesh.

Babul Supriyo, Replaced As Union Minister Recently, Says Quitting Politics

Babul Supriyo, Replaced As Union Minister Recently, Says Quitting Politics

Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

Babul Supriyo, Replaced As Union Minister Recently, Says Quitting Politics

1 Crore Vaccination Jabs Completed In Delhi, 50% Adult Population Covered

1 Crore Vaccination Jabs Completed In Delhi, 50% Adult Population Covered

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

More than 1 crore vaccine doses have been given in Delhi so far, and nearly 50 per cent of the national capital's adult population has got at least one shot, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.

Boy, 12, Trafficking Survivor Becomes Child Rights Body Chief For 1 Hour

Boy, 12, Trafficking Survivor Becomes Child Rights Body Chief For 1 Hour

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, Kolkata

A 12-year-old boy, survivor of child trafficking and child labour was made the chairperson of West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) for an hour, an official said.

"Attack In Defence": Meghalaya BJP Minister Backs Mizoram On Assam Clash

"Attack In Defence": Meghalaya BJP Minister Backs Mizoram On Assam Clash

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday July 31, 2021, Guwahati

Meghalaya Labour Minister and BJP leader, Sanbor Shullai, on Friday, appeared to support the controversial "kill them all" remark made by Mizoram's Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena following the recent Assam-Mizoram border clash.

Gujarat's Famous Tarnetar Fair Cancelled This Year Due To COVID-19

Gujarat's Famous Tarnetar Fair Cancelled This Year Due To COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, Surendranagar

Gujarat's Tarnetar fair, which attracts a large number of tourists from across India and abroad, will not be held for the second year in a row this year due to the coronavirus situation, a senior official said on Saturday.

Assam, Nagaland Agree To Withdraw Forces From Disputed Border Area

Assam, Nagaland Agree To Withdraw Forces From Disputed Border Area

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday July 31, 2021, Dimapur

The governments of Assam and Nagaland today agreed to withdraw forces from the disputed border area in Dessoi Valley reserved forest.

Discontinue Extended Covid Facilities At Hotels: Delhi Government To Private Hospitals

Discontinue Extended Covid Facilities At Hotels: Delhi Government To Private Hospitals

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government has directed private hospitals to discontinue their extended Covid facilities at hotels with immediate effect in view of the marked improvement in the coronavirus situation in the capital.

Centre's Warning As 46 Districts See Higher Than 10% Positivity Rate

Centre's Warning As 46 Districts See Higher Than 10% Positivity Rate

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

Ten states are seeing an upsurge in Covid cases, the government said today, stressing on the need of strict restrictions in districts witnessing a positivity rate of more than 10 per cent.

"Not On Manifesto": Raghav Chadha After Twitter User Says She Wants Him

"Not On Manifesto": Raghav Chadha After Twitter User Says She Wants Him

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday July 31, 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha has received an endorsement on social media, but it appears it's more for his looks than his work as a public representative.

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade Takes Charge As New Vice Chief Of Navy

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade Takes Charge As New Vice Chief Of Navy

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, a navigation and direction specialist, on Saturday assumed charge as the new Vice Chief of the Navy.

66% Of Tamil Nadu Population Has Covid Antibodies, Says Sero Survey

66% Of Tamil Nadu Population Has Covid Antibodies, Says Sero Survey

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, Chennai

The third Tamil Nadu Cross Sectional Sero survey in July, covering over 26,000 samples revealed that at least 66.2 percent of the population has developed antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19.

Karnataka Makes RTPCR Test Must For Those Coming From Maharashtra, Kerala

Karnataka Makes RTPCR Test Must For Those Coming From Maharashtra, Kerala

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday July 31, 2021, Bengaluru

After the second Covid wave ebbed, Karnataka had relaxed many curbs. But a steep spike in new Covid cases has been reported in the past few days. The state government has now made a negative RT-PCR test a must for those entering from the two states.

India, China Hold 12th Round Of Military Talks: Report

India, China Hold 12th Round Of Military Talks: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

India and China are holding another round of high-level military talks on Saturday with an aim to move forward on the disengagement process in the remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh to end an over 14-month standoff, sources said.

Amit Shah To Lay Foundation Of Forensic Institute In UP Tomorrow

Amit Shah To Lay Foundation Of Forensic Institute In UP Tomorrow

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will travel to Uttar Pradesh on Sunday to launch projects.