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10 Million Vaccine Doses From India Won't Hurt Poor Nations: UK Minister

10 Million Vaccine Doses From India Won't Hurt Poor Nations: UK Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, London

UK Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi has defended a shipment of 10 million doses of Covishield en route from India amid some concerns that it would impact supplies of COVID-19 vaccines for poorer nations.

Entire Gujarat To Be Under "Nal Se Jal" Scheme By 2022: Vijay Rupani

Entire Gujarat To Be Under "Nal Se Jal" Scheme By 2022: Vijay Rupani

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Ahmedabad

All households in Gujarat will get tap water connections under the centre's ''Nal Se Jal Yojana'' by the year 2022, ahead of the year 2024 target set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani told the Legislative Assembly on Saturday.

Rape Survivor Set Ablaze, Dies Due To Burn Injuries In Rajasthan: Police

Rape Survivor Set Ablaze, Dies Due To Burn Injuries In Rajasthan: Police

ANI | Saturday March 06, 2021, Hanumangarh (Rajasthan)

A rape survivor who was burnt in Goluwala village of Hanumangarh district in Rajasthan died due to injuries in Jaipur during treatment on Friday.

BJP's Pragya Thakur Takes Ill Again, Airlifted To Mumbai

BJP's Pragya Thakur Takes Ill Again, Airlifted To Mumbai

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday March 06, 2021, New Delhi

Bhopal Parliamentarian Pragya Singh Thakur was today airlifted to Mumbai for treatment after she complained of problem in breathing. She was admitted to the city's Kokilaben Hospital, the MP's office informed. This is the second time in less than a month that the leader, also known as Sadhvi Pragya, has been hospitalised. On February 19, she was taken to New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), with similar issues.

100 Days Of BJP's Arrogance: Congress Slams Government Over Farmers' Protest

100 Days Of BJP's Arrogance: Congress Slams Government Over Farmers' Protest

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, New Delhi

As the farmers' protest against the Centre''s new farm laws completed 100 days, the Congress on Saturday said the period was a "black chapter" in India's democracy for the treatment meted out to the protesters and also marked 100 days of the ruling BJP's "arrogance".

"Nails Laid For Those...": Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre Over Farmers Protest

"Nails Laid For Those...": Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre Over Farmers Protest

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the Centre over the farmers' protest and said nails were laid at Delhi's borders for those whose sons risk their lives at the country's borders.

Smriti Irani Accuses Rahul Gandhi Of "Insulting" People Of Amethi

Smriti Irani Accuses Rahul Gandhi Of "Insulting" People Of Amethi

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Amethi

Union Minister Smriti Irani launched a scathing attack on former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, accusing him of "insulting" the people of Amethi by comparing voters in the north with those in Kerala.

5 Killed, Over 25 Injured As Buses Collide In UP

5 Killed, Over 25 Injured As Buses Collide In UP

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Noida

Five people were killed and over 25 injured after a collision between two Haryana Roadways buses in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district on Saturday, officials said.

Heavy Rains, Rising Temperature Likely Caused Uttarakhand Disaster: Report

Heavy Rains, Rising Temperature Likely Caused Uttarakhand Disaster: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, New Delhi

Heavy precipitation in the Chamoli region from February 4-6 and an overall rise in temperature in Uttarakhand in last four decades could have led to the rock collapse which triggered the deadly flash floods in the state last month, according to a study by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.

Centre Sends Health Teams To Maharashtra, Punjab Amid Rise In Covid Cases

Centre Sends Health Teams To Maharashtra, Punjab Amid Rise In Covid Cases

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre has rushed high-level multi-disciplinary public health teams to Maharashtra and Punjab in view of the increase in number of daily COVID-19 cases being reported by these states.

"Wrong To Politicise" Death Of Man Linked To SUV Near Ambani Home: Shiv Sena

"Wrong To Politicise" Death Of Man Linked To SUV Near Ambani Home: Shiv Sena

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Mumbai

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today said it is important for the "image" and "prestige" of the Maharashtra government to uncover the truth behind the death of Hiren Mansukh, a car parts dealer linked to an SUV filled with explosives found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home last week.

Madhya Pradesh To Give Rs 1 Crore To Family Of Jawan Killed In Chhattisgarh

Madhya Pradesh To Give Rs 1 Crore To Family Of Jawan Killed In Chhattisgarh

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced Rs one crore financial assistance to the family of a security personnel from the state, who was killed in Chhattisgarh two days back in a blast of IED planted by Naxals, officials said on Saturday.

"Test, Track, Treat": Centre To 8 States, Union Territories On Covid Surge

"Test, Track, Treat": Centre To 8 States, Union Territories On Covid Surge

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday March 06, 2021, New Delhi

The effective strategy of "test, track and treat" has yielded results at the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the centre said today in a reminder to the states that are witnessing a high active caseload.

Multilayer Masks Most Effective At Preventing Aerosol Generation: Study

Multilayer Masks Most Effective At Preventing Aerosol Generation: Study

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Bengaluru

Multilayer masks are most effective at preventing aerosol generation, says a new study conducted by a team led by researchers at Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

"With All The Love": Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's First Comment After Tax Raids

"With All The Love": Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's First Comment After Tax Raids

Press Trust of India | Saturday March 06, 2021, Mumbai

"With all our love to all the haters", filmmaker Anurag Kashyap said on Saturday in a message on Instagram to announce that shooting of his film "Dobaaraa" with Taapsee Pannu had resumed.