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    4 Dengue Deaths, 1,468 Cases in 9 Months: Goa Health Minister

    Panaji: Four people have died of dengue in Goa and 1,468 suspected cases have been detected in the past nine months, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Monday. He said he would be chairing a meeting of health department and panchayat officials in Porvorim on Tuesday to discuss measures to curb the spread of the mosquito-borne viral infection. "The four dengue deaths...

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    PM Modi Highlights Progress Made by Govt's Ayushman Bharat Scheme, Says it Empowers Indians

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday highlighted the progress made by the government's flagship Ayushman Bharat programme under which 50 lakh beneficiaries have been treated free of cost. He described it as an "important milestone" towards a healthy India. "It would make every Indian proud that in a year, over 50 lakh...

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    185 Dengue Cases in October, Total Mounts to 467 in Delhi

    New Delhi: Cases of dengue have spiked in the national capital with at least 111 of those being reported in the last one week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this year in Delhi to 467, according to a municipal report released on Monday. The number of malaria cases recorded till October 12 has also risen to 459, it said. October alone has seen 185...

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    More Than 200 People Test Positive for Dengue in Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu: As many as 222 people have been tested positive for dengue in Jammu and Kashmir this year, a health department official said on Saturday, asserting that there is no need to panic as necessary measures are in place to deal with the vector-borne disease. Last year, the total number of dengue patients in the state was 214, while no one has died due to the disease in the...

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    Green, Eco-Friendly Crackers Take Centre-Stage This Diwali in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi in Line With SC Order

    Sivakasi (TN): This Diwali will see green crackers taking centre-stage with the country's fireworks hub here rolling out the eco-friendly varieties which have reduced emission of harmful chemicals and low sound in line with the Supreme Court order. After a gloomy 2018 in the wake of the apex court banning the conventional crackers on...

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    Cabinet to Consider Splitting GAIL; Pipeline Business Not to be Sold Before 2022

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet may by next month consider a proposal to hive off state-run gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd's pipeline business into a separate entity but its sale to a strategic investor may not happen before 2022, sources privy to the development said. GAIL is India's biggest natural gas marketing and trading firm and owns more than two-thirds of the...

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    ICAI Admit Card 2019 Released at; Steps to Download

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has released ICAI Admit Card 2019 in respect of candidates admitted to the Foundation, Intermediate (IPC), Intermediate, Final and Final-New examination. The ICAI Admit 2019 for all the examination were uploaded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on its official website at The Institute of...

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    PMC Bank Crisis: Here's What Makes Co-operative Banks Different From Commercial Ones

    New Delhi: Last month, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) put the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank under restrictions after alleged financial irregularities in some loan accounts came to light. In its directions, the apex institution placed curbs on withdrawals from the bank, capping them up to Rs 1,000 per customer for the next six months, which was...

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    APJ Abdul Kalam's Birth Anniversary: Remembering the Missile Man of India

    APJ Abdul Kalam's Birth Anniversary | Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007, was born in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu on October 15, 1931. An aerospace scientist, who spent the majority of his life at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), APJ Abdul Kalam was...

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    Is Modiji Listening, Asks Kapil Sibal as He Highlights Nobel Prize Winner Abhijit Banerjee's Warning

    New Delhi: Congress senior leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday cited Nobel Prize winner economist Abhijit Banerjee's comments to question the Modi government's stance on the economy. On the same day that he won the Nobel Prize for Economics for his work in fighting global poverty, Abhijit Banerjee told CNBC-TV 18 that the "Indian economy is on a...

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