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India to have 40K primary health care centres under Ayushman Bharat by 2019-20 — Govt.

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New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that the country will have 40,000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC), meant for primary health care, by the end of 2019-20.

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Balakot showed IAF’s ability of precision bombing — IAF Chief

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New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): The Balakot strike demonstrated the IAF’s ability of precision bombing, Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa said on Tuesday, asserting that it is capable of taking part in full spectrum of conflict, ranging from “sub-conventional to nuclear”.

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Delhi court grants bail to Kejriwal in 2 defamation cases

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New Delhi, July 16 (PTI): A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in two criminal defamation complaints filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its leader Vijender Gupta.

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10 killed, 10 injured in Mumbai building crash

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Mumbai, July 16 (IANS): At least 10 people, including four women and a infant, were killed when a four-storied residential building came crashing down in south Mumbai while 10 injured persons were rescued from the debris, BMC Disaster Control officials said.

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Air India passengers travelling to UAE can now carry 40 kgs of check-in luggage

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Air India passengers travelling to UAE can now carry 40 kgs of check-in luggage

Dubai, July 16 (PTI): Passengers travelling to the UAE by Air India can now carry 40 kgs of check-in luggage after the national carrier enhanced the baggage limit by 10 kgs.

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CSC partners with Facebook to empower rural women

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New Delhi, July 16 (IANS): Common Services Centre (CSC), which serves as access point for the delivery of various electronic services to villages in India, on Tuesday announced a partnership with social media giant Facebook to provide digital skill training to women village level entrepreneurs. In the first year of this project, Facebook, in collaboration […]

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Karnataka crisis: Congress-JDS govt. to face floor test on July 18, says Speaker

By   /  July 15, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Karnataka crisis: Congress-JDS govt. to face floor test on July 18, says Speaker

Bengaluru/New Delhi/Mumbai, July 15 (PTI): The tottering Congress-JDS government in Karnataka led by H D Kumaraswamy will face the floor test in the assembly on July 18, that would end suspense over the numbers game triggered by a raft of resignations by the ruling coalition lawmakers. As the political turmoil lingered on with the ruling […]

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LS passes bill to give NIA more teeth

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New Delhi, July 15 (PTI): Seeking to give more teeth to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to allow it to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad. The amendments will also allow the NIA to probe cybercrimes and cases of human trafficking. The NIA was set […]

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24 dead in Bihar floods, over 25 lakh people affected

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Patna, July 15 (PTI): The death toll in the Bihar floods mounted to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal, officials said. Five more children drowned in two separate incidents in East Champaran district, but a senior official […]

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NIA arrests 14 people suspected of attempting to set up terror group in Tamil Nadu

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Chennai, July 15 (PTI): The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror outfit ‘Asnarulla’ in Tamil Nadu, court officials said on Monday. These 14 accused were brought in a special aircraft to Chennai where they were produced before […]

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