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Welcome Steps To Return J&K To Full Economic, Political Normalcy: US

Welcome Steps To Return J&K To Full Economic, Political Normalcy: US

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Washington

The United States on Wednesday welcomed the steps taken by New Delhi to return the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to full economic and political normalcy consistent with India's democratic values.

Latest News LIVE Updates: Covaxin Phase 3 Trials Efficacy At 81 Per Cent, Says Bharat Biotech

Latest News LIVE Updates: Covaxin Phase 3 Trials Efficacy At 81 Per Cent, Says Bharat Biotech

Deepika | Thursday March 04, 2021, New Delhi

Covaxin is 81 per cent effective in preventing Covid and can work against the UK variant of the virus, Bharat Biotech said Wednesday as it revealed a "first interim analysis" of Phase III trial results for a vaccine cleared in January amid concerns over safety and efficacy.

Weight In Claim To Declare Judges, Lawyers As Frontline Workers To Get Covid Vaccine On Priority: Delhi High Court

Weight In Claim To Declare Judges, Lawyers As Frontline Workers To Get Covid Vaccine On Priority: Delhi High Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said prima facie there is weight in the claim of the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) to declare all people associated with the judicial functioning, including judges, court staff and lawyers as "frontline workers" so that they could receive COVID-19 vaccination on priority and without limitations of their age or physical condition.

Average 2 Murders, 4 Rapes In Gujarat Everyday, Assembly Told

Average 2 Murders, 4 Rapes In Gujarat Everyday, Assembly Told

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Gandhinagar

The crime figures of Gujarat shared in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday revealed that average two murders, four incidents of rape and six kidnappings occurred everyday in the state in the last two years.

People's Trust For PM Modi Endure: BJP On Gujarat Local Poll Win

People's Trust For PM Modi Endure: BJP On Gujarat Local Poll Win

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP on Wednesday cited its sweeping victory and the Congress'' rout in Gujarat local body polls to assert that farmers have voted for reforms brought in by the Modi government and rejected the opposition campaign on the issue as well as on LPG price.

Samajwadi Party Will Campaign For Trinamool Congress: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party Will Campaign For Trinamool Congress: Akhilesh Yadav

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday of misleading the people in West Bengal and said the party would campaign in favour of the TMC for the Assembly election.

"Metro Man" E Sreedharan Member Of BJP's Kerala State Election Committee

"Metro Man" E Sreedharan Member Of BJP's Kerala State Election Committee

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala BJP on Wednesday constituted a 16 member state election committee for the April 6 assembly polls, with ''Metroman'' E Sreedharan, who joined the party recently, being one of them.

Molestation Case Registered Against National Book Trust Editor

Molestation Case Registered Against National Book Trust Editor

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, New Delhi

An editor of the National Book Trust has been booked for allegedly molesting a woman in southwest Delhi last year, police said on Wednesday.

Power Under New Digital Rules Not Delegated To States: Centre

Power Under New Digital Rules Not Delegated To States: Centre

ANI | Thursday March 04, 2021, New Delhi

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Wednesday wrote to Chief Secretaries of all states and administrators of all Union Territories (UTs) clarifying that the powers under Part III of IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 are administered by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Maharashtra Police Arrests Drug Syndicate Head From Himachal Pradesh

Maharashtra Police Arrests Drug Syndicate Head From Himachal Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Mumbai

The Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra Police has arrested the main accused in the case related to the seizure of charas worth Rs 1.20 crore in Pune in December, a senior official said on Wednesday.

No Discrimination In UP, Over 30% Of Welfare Scheme Beneficiaries Are Muslims: Yogi Adityanath

No Discrimination In UP, Over 30% Of Welfare Scheme Beneficiaries Are Muslims: Yogi Adityanath

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Lucknow

Seeking to shed the tag of a government that discriminates against Muslims, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the community was drawing more benefits under the welfare schemes than its proportion in the state's population.

Odisha Chief Minister Reviews Simlipal Forest Fire, Says No Damage To Big Trees

Odisha Chief Minister Reviews Simlipal Forest Fire, Says No Damage To Big Trees

Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday March 04, 2021, Bhubaneswar

After videos of a forest fire in Odisha's Simlipal caused concerns among environmentalists and conservationists, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has reviewed the situation.

Manipur Terrorist Killed By Militants For Murder Of 8-Year-Old As "Gift"

Manipur Terrorist Killed By Militants For Murder Of 8-Year-Old As "Gift"

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Thursday March 04, 2021, Guwahati

A terrorist who escaped from jail in Manipur while undergoing trial in the sensational 2003 kidnapping and murder for ransom of the 8-year old daughter of a former state minister has been awarded "capital punishment" by a section of the United National Liberation Front, the oldest militant group in the state, currently reeling under an internal crisis.

Lok Janshakti Party's Tripura Unit Chief Arrested Over Forgery Charges: Police

Lok Janshakti Party's Tripura Unit Chief Arrested Over Forgery Charges: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday March 04, 2021, Agartala

The president of Tripura unit of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Rupan Kar was arrested by the crime branch of the state police on charge of forgery, police said Wednesday.

Naga Peace Talks Back On Track, Claims NSCN(IM)

Naga Peace Talks Back On Track, Claims NSCN(IM)

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Thursday March 04, 2021, Guwahati

The largest Naga armed group - National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), which has been involved with peace talks since 1997, on Wednesday claimed through a press release that the Naga political talk teams are back on the table and the talk would continue under the 2015 framework agreement that was signed by the Centre and NSCN(IM) for paving way to the final solution.