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Centre asks states to test grocery shop workers, vendors; says they can be potential Covid spreaders

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News video: Covid update: 2 more ministers infected; plane crash testing; USA schools

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From two more Union ministers testing positive, to hospital staff preventing a suicide bid by a patient - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. After Union Home minister Amit Shah and petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, MoS Heavy Industries Arjun Ram Meghwal, and MoS Agriculture...

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Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP's Bihar Polls in-charge Devendra Fadnavis on September 25 said that the people of the state have faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also in Nitish Kumar governance, which has worked for the benefit of the people. "For the 1st time such a large exercise is to be held in world during COVID. People of Bihar have faith in Modi ji, also govt under Nitish Kumar ji and Sushil Modi ji has worked for people. It'll be re-elected," said Fadnavis.

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COVID-19: SC reserves order on pleas seeking refund for cancelled flights' airfare

The affidavit was filed in a batch of pleas seeking a refund of air airfare to passengers whose flights were cancelled during the lockdown.
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USF sees around 240 positive COVID-19 cases in students since start of fall semester

Around 240 USF students across all campuses have tested positive for COVID-19 so far since the fall semester started on August 24, the university says. Story: https://bit.ly/3kObogk

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