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Centre Amends Policy On Suspension Of Family Pension

Centre Amends Policy On Suspension Of Family Pension

Asian News International | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre has amended the decades-old policy regarding the suspension of family pension to the spouse of a dead government employee if he or she is charged with murdering the employee or abetting the commission of such an offence.

PM Modi US Visit Live Updates: PM On High-Level Visit To US To Arrive In Washington Soon

PM Modi US Visit Live Updates: PM On High-Level Visit To US To Arrive In Washington Soon

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a high-level US visit on Wednesday at the invitation of President Joe Biden and is scheduled to meet global CEOs today in Washington DC. The prime minister is expected to land in Washington around 3:30 am.

Reports Of 148 Train Passengers Testing Covid Positive False: Nitish Kumar

Reports Of 148 Train Passengers Testing Covid Positive False: Nitish Kumar

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asserted that reports claiming 148 train passengers recently tested positive for COVID-19 at Madhubani railway station are false.

"Mamata Banerjee Fled To Nandigram As...": BJP's Suvendu Adhikari

"Mamata Banerjee Fled To Nandigram As...": BJP's Suvendu Adhikari

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Kolkata

Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday said Mamata Banerjee had fled away from her home turf Bhabanipur to Nandigram before the 2021 assembly poll as her party had consistently got fewer votes in the constituency in the last two Lok Sabha polls.

Nationwide Rollout Of Pradhan Mantri Digital Health Mission On September 27

Nationwide Rollout Of Pradhan Mantri Digital Health Mission On September 27

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the nationwide rollout of the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), which has been renamed as Pradhan Mantri Digital Health Mission (PM-DHM), on September 27.

Supporting Taliban Means Supporting Anti-India Acts: Yogi Adityanath

Supporting Taliban Means Supporting Anti-India Acts: Yogi Adityanath

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Hapur (UP)

Supporting the Taliban means supporting anti-India, anti-humanity, anti-women and anti-children acts, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday, cautioning people to be wary of sympathisers of the Islamic extremist group.

Quad Partnership On Track To Produce 1 Billion Covid Jabs In India, Says Joe Biden

Quad Partnership On Track To Produce 1 Billion Covid Jabs In India, Says Joe Biden

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Washington

The Quad partnership is on track to produce at least a billion vaccine doses in India by 2022, US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday, asserting that nothing is more urgent than working together to defeat COVID-19

In Madhya Pradesh, Woman Beaten Up, Chemical Poured In Her Eyes

In Madhya Pradesh, Woman Beaten Up, Chemical Poured In Her Eyes

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday September 22, 2021

A 21-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district has suffered serious damage to her eyes after some residents of her village abducted her and her brother, beat them up and then poured an acid-like chemical into her eyes.

UP Recommends Central Agency Probe Into Seer's Death

UP Recommends Central Agency Probe Into Seer's Death

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday September 22, 2021

The Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI investigation into the death of Narendra Giri, head of top religious body Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad.

Contesting From Bhabanipur Is My Destiny: Mamata Banerjee

Contesting From Bhabanipur Is My Destiny: Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said contesting from Bhabanipur is her destiny and slammed the BJP for bringing in outsiders to the state to create disturbances during the September 30 by-poll in the seat.

"India Still Has Some Covid": UK On Stricter Quarantine Rules For Indians

"India Still Has Some Covid": UK On Stricter Quarantine Rules For Indians

Written by Meher Pandey , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Although it is the same as the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine used in the UK's immunisation programme, Covishield wasn't approved until now. But the problem, the British envoy in India said, is India isn't on the 'green list' as Covid cases remain here.

Bihar Court Orders Molestation Accused To Wash Women's Clothes For Free

Bihar Court Orders Molestation Accused To Wash Women's Clothes For Free

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Madhubani, Bihar

A court in Bihar's Madhubani district has directed a man accused of molesting a woman to wash and iron the clothes of all female residents of his village, free of cost, by way of repentance.

Defeated Bengal BJP Candidate Dies After "Assault"; CBI Probe Demanded

Defeated Bengal BJP Candidate Dies After "Assault"; CBI Probe Demanded

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Kolkata

A BJP leader of West Bengal, who lost the assembly election from a seat in South 24 Parganas district and was allegedly assaulted by Trinamool Congress workers in May, died at a hospital on Wednesday, his family members said.

Wrong To Link Narcotics Crimes To Particular Religion: Pinarayi Vijayan

Wrong To Link Narcotics Crimes To Particular Religion: Pinarayi Vijayan

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan reiterated his opposition to the "narcotic and love jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop in the state and said that attributing crimes related to narcotics to a particular religion is wrong.

No Sikh Should Be Called "Khalistani": Hardeep Puri Slams Mehbooba Mufti

No Sikh Should Be Called "Khalistani": Hardeep Puri Slams Mehbooba Mufti

Asian News International | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Kolkata

Hitting out at PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti over her "Sardars are Khalistani" remarks, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that no Sikh should be called "anti-national or Khalistani".