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India reaches out to Saarc with rapid response teams, platform for health info exchange

India and other Saarc nations will soon hold a video conference of trade officials to study the likely impact of covid-19 on intraregional trade, official sources said. India is also looking to quickly launch an information exchange platform (IEP) to facilita
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India reaches out to Saarc with rapid response teams, platform for health info exchange

India and other Saarc nations will soon hold a video conference of trade officials to study the likely impact of covid-19 on intraregional trade, official sources said. India is also looking to quickly launch an information exchange platform (IEP) to facilitate real time exchanges among health professionals of Saarc countries.

Media bodies welcome SC's fake news order

The NBA, in a statement, said it agreed that media should report responsibly and weed out any «fake news» in social media while telecasting news on coronavirus crisis.
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Media bodies welcome SC's fake news order

The NBA, in a statement, said it agreed that media should report responsibly and weed out any «fake news» in social media while telecasting news on coronavirus crisis.

In 1st foreign case, NIA to probe Af gurdwara attack

National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its first probe involving an act of terror against an Indian citizen on foreign soil, has filed a case in connection with the March 25 bombing on a gurdwara in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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In 1st foreign case, NIA to probe Af gurdwara attack

National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its first probe involving an act of terror against an Indian citizen on foreign soil, has filed a case in connection with the March 25 bombing on a gurdwara in Kabul, Afghanistan.

'Food trains' race to ferry PDS grain to ‘deficit states’

On Tuesday, FCI moved 58 rakes, a record, through Indian Railways with around 1.6 lakh tonnes of wheat and rice — against an average 30-35 rakes. It was a similar story on Wednesday with 53-55 rakes expected to leave surplus states such as Punjab, Haryana,
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'Food trains' race to ferry PDS grain to ‘deficit states’

On Tuesday, FCI moved 58 rakes, a record, through Indian Railways with around 1.6 lakh tonnes of wheat and rice — against an average 30-35 rakes. It was a similar story on Wednesday with 53-55 rakes expected to leave surplus states such as Punjab, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Centre redefines domicile for J&K, extends it to those living in UT for over 15 years

In a major decision, the Centre on Tuesday notified changes in domicile rules for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir providing that anyone residing in J&K for 15 years or more will be eligible for government jobs.
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Centre redefines domicile for J&K, extends it to those living in UT for over 15 years

In a major decision, the Centre on Tuesday notified changes in domicile rules for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir providing that anyone residing in J&K for 15 years or more will be eligible for government jobs.

You can’t buy justice with money, SC tells wealthy convict

«You cannot buy justice with money,» the Supreme Court said on Wednesday and dismissed Vismay Amitbhai Shah's appeal against his conviction and five-year sentence for causing death of two students while rashly driving his BMW car in Ahmedabad in F
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You can’t buy justice with money, SC tells wealthy convict

«You cannot buy justice with money,» the Supreme Court said on Wednesday and dismissed Vismay Amitbhai Shah's appeal against his conviction and five-year sentence for causing death of two students while rashly driving his BMW car in Ahmedabad in February 2013.

Govt looks to expand testing in high risk zones following migrant exodus

Keeping in view the urgent need to check migrant workers who left cities for their homes in the hinterland for Covid-19, the government is modifying its testing strategy to test all symptomatic cases in high risk zones or 'hotspots' reporting large number of
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Govt looks to expand testing in high risk zones following migrant exodus

Keeping in view the urgent need to check migrant workers who left cities for their homes in the hinterland for Covid-19, the government is modifying its testing strategy to test all symptomatic cases in high risk zones or 'hotspots' reporting large number of cases.

Trace all Jamaat attendees on war footing: Centre to states

Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba on Wednesday asked states to complete contact tracing of all Tablighi Jamaat members who attended events at the outfit’s Nizamuddin headquarters on a war footing and highlighted the risk it posed to efforts for containment of C
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Trace all Jamaat attendees on war footing: Centre to states

Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba on Wednesday asked states to complete contact tracing of all Tablighi Jamaat members who attended events at the outfit’s Nizamuddin headquarters on a war footing and highlighted the risk it posed to efforts for containment of Covid-19.

J&K parties slam Centre's new domicile rules

While the National Conference termed the new domicile rules for Jammu and Kashmir as hollow, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the rules will give rise to massive problems for residents of J&K. «At a time when all our efforts & attention should b
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J&K parties slam Centre's new domicile rules

While the National Conference termed the new domicile rules for Jammu and Kashmir as hollow, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the rules will give rise to massive problems for residents of J&K. «At a time when all our efforts & attention should be focused on the #COVID outbreak the government slips in a new domicile law for J&K,» said Omar Abdullah.

CBSE to conduct class 10, 12 exams for only 29 main subjects: HRD minister

CBSE will conduct class 10 and 12 examinations for only 29 main subjects which are crucial for promotion and admission to higher educational institutions, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced.
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CBSE to conduct class 10, 12 exams for only 29 main subjects: HRD minister

CBSE will conduct class 10 and 12 examinations for only 29 main subjects which are crucial for promotion and admission to higher educational institutions, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced.

5 trains, thousands of passengers under scanner over travelling with Tablighi Jamaat participants

Railways is scrambling to provide information regarding thousands of passengers who travelled on five trains with people who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, many of whom have tested positive.
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5 trains, thousands of passengers under scanner over travelling with Tablighi Jamaat participants

Railways is scrambling to provide information regarding thousands of passengers who travelled on five trains with people who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, many of whom have tested positive.

4 more test positive for Covid-19 in Assam, all attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi

Four more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in Assam to five, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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4 more test positive for Covid-19 in Assam, all attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi

Four more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in Assam to five, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

India, China mark 70 years of diplomatic ties

«Today - 1 April 2020 - is the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of #India and the People's Republic of #China | Congratulations and best wishes to all friends in India and China. Wish all of them peace,
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India, China mark 70 years of diplomatic ties

«Today - 1 April 2020 - is the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of #India and the People's Republic of #China | Congratulations and best wishes to all friends in India and China. Wish all of them peace, prosperity and good health,» Indian Ambassador to China, Vikram Misri, tweeted.

Non-adherence of lockdown, request for rescue from foreign countries among grievances on Covid-19

Over 300 public grievances, including those related to non-adherence of the ongoing lockdown and request for rescue from foreign countries, have been received by the central government under a recently-launched mechanism, officials said on Wednesday.
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Non-adherence of lockdown, request for rescue from foreign countries among grievances on Covid-19

Over 300 public grievances, including those related to non-adherence of the ongoing lockdown and request for rescue from foreign countries, have been received by the central government under a recently-launched mechanism, officials said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for WHO graded protective gear to medical staff

The plea has claimed that in the absence of appropriate protective gear, doctors and other medical staff are putting themselves at risk of being affected by the virus, also called Covid-19, and it is the duty of the state to ensure that they get all the requi
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Coronavirus: SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for WHO graded protective gear to medical staff

The plea has claimed that in the absence of appropriate protective gear, doctors and other medical staff are putting themselves at risk of being affected by the virus, also called Covid-19, and it is the duty of the state to ensure that they get all the required kit while treating patients.