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    Kerala: Govt Recycles Old KSRTC Buses Into Food Trucks

    In a novel initiative, the Kerala government is converting old Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses into mobile food trucks. In collaboration with Milma or the Kerala Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), the first such truck has been set up in the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday, September 23. "KSRTC is...

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    Parliament Clears IIIT Amendment Bill, Five New Institutes Given National Importance Tag

    Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to declare five newly established Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) as institutions of national importance. The five new IIITs set up under the Public-Private Partnership mode are situated in Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala, and Raichur. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment)...

    • 21 hrs ago
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    'The World Is In Trouble,' So Sir David Attenborough Has Joined Instagram

    Now you can follow another one of your faves: Sir David Attenborough has joined Instagram. In his debut video on the app, the 94-year-old natural historian and broadcaster said he's joined because "saving our planet is now a communications challenge. We know what to do, we just need the will." "This is my first time on Instagram," Attenborough...

    • 24 hrs ago
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    COVID-19 vaccine: J & J begins Phase-3 trials

    Washington, Sep 24: Johnson & Johnson said that it was entering the final Phase 3 stage of its COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials following positive results in early stages. The trial will seek to enrol 60,000 volunteers from across more than 200 sites in the US and around the world. J & J has become the tenth maker globally to conduct a Phase 3 trial against the virus and the court in the...

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    Madhya Pradesh: CM Shivraj Chouhan Announces Rs 4,000 Direct Cash Transfer To Farmers

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday, September 23 announced that there will be an increase in the amount given to farmers under the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna. The Chief Minister said that his government will transfer ₹4,000 into the bank accounts of farmers in the state in two equal instalments in a financial year. The...

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    PM Modi Seeks IIT-Guwahati's Help In Tackling Natural Calamities In Northeast

    Speaking at the 22nd convocation of the institute at a virtual conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Northeast states required a high degree of technical support and intervention to tackle their problems. On Tuesday, the Prime Minister suggested setting up a centre at IIT-Guwahati for disaster management and risk reduction given that the occurrence of...

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    Over 1.26 Crore Got Free Treatment Under Ayushman Bharat, Manual Scavengers, Truck Drivers To Be Covered Next

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday, September 22 addressed 'Aarogya Manthan' 2.0 to virtually celebrate the second anniversary of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), country's largest healthcare scheme. Termed as one of the revolutionary steps towards a healthy India, Ayushman...

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    COVID-19: KEM hospital begins phase II and III trials of Oxford Covishield vaccine

    The King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday started phase II and III trials of the Oxford Covishield ... The King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday started phase II and III trials of the Oxford Covishield vaccine for COVID-19, an official said. The Maharashtra ethics committee on Tuesday gave nod to the hospital to conduct...

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    Noida Will Be Developed As Biggest Hub In North India: CM Yogi Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that Noida will be developed as the biggest hub in north India. He also said that as an outcome of the sustained efforts of the state government during the last three years, the state has secured the second position in the country in 'Ease of Doing Business'. Further, he shared that the state has strived to...

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    Saudi Arabia to re-allow umrah pilgrimage from Oct 4

    Saudi Arabia will allow pilgrims residing inside the country to undertake the umrah pilgrimage beginning on Oct. 4, after a seven-month pause due to coronavirus concerns, state news agency SPA reported. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina undertaken any time of the year, attracting 19 million people last year. Saudi Arabia had instituted a freeze on umrah in March. It will now...

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