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Crime Against Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes Rise 8% In Odisha: Report

Crime Against Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes Rise 8% In Odisha: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Bhubaneswar

Crimes against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes rose by over 8 per cent each in Odisha in 2020 in comparison to the previous year, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

Punjab Headed For Leadership Change? Key MLA Meet Today Amid Power Tussle

Punjab Headed For Leadership Change? Key MLA Meet Today Amid Power Tussle

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar and Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

There is fresh sparking in the Punjab unit of the Congress. Citing "representation from a large number of MLAs", the Congress, in a late night tweet, has called for a key meeting of its Punjab legislators today.

35,662 New Covid Cases In India In 24 Hours, 3.65% Higher Than Yesterday

35,662 New Covid Cases In India In 24 Hours, 3.65% Higher Than Yesterday

Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

India's daily Covid numbers jumped by over three per cent as the country reported 35,662 new cases on Saturday, a day after record 2.5 vaccinations in a day. The country reported 281 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours.

Coronavirus Live: India Reports 35,662 New Cases, 281 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Coronavirus Live: India Reports 35,662 New Cases, 281 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Saturday September 18, 2021

India crossed 2.5 crore Covid vaccinations in a day for the first time on Friday as the government raced to deliver a record on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted to confirm the "historic" figure.

WHO Emergency Approval For Covaxin Delayed Till October 5

WHO Emergency Approval For Covaxin Delayed Till October 5

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

World Health Organisation's (WHO) approval for the emergency use authorisation (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is likely to be delayed till October 5.

PM Praises Frontline, Health Workers As India Administers Over 2 Crore Doses

PM Praises Frontline, Health Workers As India Administers Over 2 Crore Doses

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

As India set a new record on Friday by administering over 2 crores COVID-19 vaccine doses, PM Modi dedicated the success of the vaccination drive to the country's doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare and all front-line workers.

UN Appoints Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi As Sustainable Development Goals Advocate

UN Appoints Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi As Sustainable Development Goals Advocate

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, New York

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi as new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate ahead of the start of the 76th UN General Assembly.

Maharashtra Logs 3,586 Covid Cases, 67 Deaths

Maharashtra Logs 3,586 Covid Cases, 67 Deaths

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Mumbaia

Coronavirus Cases Today: Maharashtra saw 3,586 new coronavirus infections and 67 fatalities today.

"Won't Sell UAE Villa...": Singer Honey Singh On Court Order

"Won't Sell UAE Villa...": Singer Honey Singh On Court Order

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Singer Honey Singh, after recording his statement at a Delhi Court on Friday, assured the court that he will not create any third party rights on his UAE Property. The court vacated the status quo order issued on September 15, 2021.

Mamata Banerjee, Not Rahul Gandhi: Trinamool On Face Of United Opposition

Mamata Banerjee, Not Rahul Gandhi: Trinamool On Face Of United Opposition

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Kolkata

The bonhomie between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday hit choppy waters after the TMC claimed that party chief Mamata Banerjee, and not Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, has emerged as the face of the Opposition against PM Modi.

Char Dham Yatra Set To Begin, Uttarakhand Issues Crowd Caps For Temples

Char Dham Yatra Set To Begin, Uttarakhand Issues Crowd Caps For Temples

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Dehradun

The Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand will begin on Saturday after its prolonged suspension due to COVID-19.

Congress's Scheduled Castes Body Passes Resolution For Rahul Gandhi Appointment As Party Chief

Congress's Scheduled Castes Body Passes Resolution For Rahul Gandhi Appointment As Party Chief

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress' Scheduled Castes Department on Friday passed a resolution calling for senior leader Rahul Gandhi's appointment as the president of the party.

Kerala Reports 23,260 Covid-19 Cases

Kerala Reports 23,260 Covid-19 Cases

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Covid Cases Today: Active cases in the state stood at 1,88,926, of whom only 12.8 per cent were admitted to hospitals, she said.

Bihar Boys' Rs 900 Crore Surprise Not A First For This Rural Bank

Bihar Boys' Rs 900 Crore Surprise Not A First For This Rural Bank

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Patna

Two children in a Bihar village recently became richer by nearly a thousand crore rupees, albeit momentarily, thanks to a technical glitch which was immediately rectified by the bank concerned.

"UP's Unemployment Rate Down From Over 17% In 2016 To 4-5%": Yogi Adityanath

"UP's Unemployment Rate Down From Over 17% In 2016 To 4-5%": Yogi Adityanath

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today claimed that the unemployment rate in the state was more than 17 per cent in 2016 which has now come down to four to five per cent.