Once a close aide of Mamata Banerjee, Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP with much fanfare, is likely to return to Trinamool Congress along with his son Subhrangshu Roy. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in Delhi as murmurs grow against him in the party and his government's handling of the pandemic. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma touched a nerve today saying social menaces like land encroachment can be solved if the immigrant Muslims follow a family planning norms and control their population. India reported 91,702 new COVID-19 cases and 3,403 new deaths today. India's test positivity rate continues to decline. It stands at 4.48 per cent, the fourth straight day that it is below the 5 per cent-mark.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday arrived in New Delhi, where he met Amit Shah and is likely to meet PM odi and BJP chief JP Nadda; Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma urged the minority community to adopt a “decent family planning policy” to reduce poverty; The Nigerian government has officially joined Indian Twitter-alternative Koo after the country banned Twitter following the suspension of its president's account. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has moved the Calcutta High Court challenging her defeat in the Nandigram seat. She lost by a narrow margin of 1,956 votes to her protege, who switched camp to BJP, Suvendu Adhikari.
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Machines are becoming increasingly intelligent. Artificial Intelligence is helping to make production processes more efficient. But could it actually take over the world one day?
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting in Delhi to review development projects in Jammu and Kashmir. Twitter India faced tough questions today including why it had not appointed a Chief Compliance Officer in India as it faced the Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee on IT. A group of medical experts surveyed by news agency Reuters has projected that India’s next Covid-19 wave, the country’s third, would arrive here by October and other news.
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The Indian Medical Association on Friday observed 'National Protest Day' demanding a central law to protect doctors against violence. The slogan of the protest is 'Save the Saviour' and doctors and healthcare workers could be seen across the country with placards 'Stop violence against profession and professionals'.
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The Government said a further 11 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday, bringing the UK total to 127,956. It comes as the coronavirus reproduction number, or R value, in England remains unchanged from last week and is between 1.2 and 1.4, according to the latest Government figures.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched six crash course programmes to train and upskill around one lakh frontline workers to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The training will be imparted to Covid warriors in six customised roles - Home Care Support, Basic Care Support, Advanced Care Support, Emergency Care Support, Sample Collection Support, and Medical Equipment Support.
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PM Narendra Modi launched a customized crash course programme for Covid-19 frontline workers with an aim to preparing 1 lakh health assistants in anticipation of a third wave; The Delhi High Court warned that breach of Covid protocol will only hasten the third wave, while taking note of the violations in markets in the capital following the easing of restrictions this week. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the government has made an ambitious plan to keep 5000 health assistants ready in anticipation of a possible third wave of the pandemic. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Electronics & Information Technology said in a series of tweets: It is astounding that Twitter which portrays itself as the flag bearer of free speech, chooses the path of deliberate defiance when it comes to the Intermediary Guidelines; All this and more news at 2 PM.
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India reported 62,480 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. India's daily test positivity rate continues to decline. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a customised crash course programme..
Today, a 22-day-old baby girl was found in a wooden box drifting in the Ganga river in the Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the UP government will..