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Hockey India’s high-performance director David John resigns

Sources told Doordarshan News that the Australian’s has sent his resignation to Hockey India and Sports Authority of India. John’s stint as the High Performance Director was his second term with Hockey India. John, who was employed at a monthly salary of $12,000, cited personal and health issues as reasons …

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5 Features You Might Not Know on the Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra

The latest additions to the Galaxy Note family, the Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra, are packed with meaningful innovations that to help you maximize your day. From powerful productivity to premium entertainment, the Galaxy Note20 series has something for everyone.   While the stunning display, seamless syncing with Microsoft services, …

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No significant change in flood situation in Bihar

The river is flowing above the danger mark at Patna’s Gandhi Ghat, but its water level has stabilized at present. The water level of the Ganga river in Kahalgaon is 31 cm above the danger mark, and its level is rising. Principal Secretary of Water Resources Department Sanjeev Hans said …

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Complete lockdown in West Bengal today to contain coronavirus spread

Adequate deployment of police personnel has been done in order to break the chain of coronavirus infection. As mentioned in the guidelines issued by the Bengal government, public transport, government and private offices, banks and other commercial establishments have been ordered to remain shut during the lockdown. Only people associated …

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A look at the measures taken by ESIC during COVID19 pandemic

 Following important decisions were taken during the meeting:   1. Relaxation in eligibility criteria and enhancement in the payment of relief under Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan yojana:   ESIC is implementing the Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyna Yojna under which unemployment benefit is paid to the workers covered under ESI Scheme. …

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#IndiaFightsCorona: India conducts over 9 lakh tests per day

This is bolstered with all States/UTs testing more than 140 tests/day/million population as advised by WHO. The ministry, in a tweet, also said that aggressive testing has led to early identification and isolation of COVID19 positive cases. This, coupled with efficient clinical treatment, keeps the Fatality Rate down.

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9 missing as fire breaks out at Telangana power plant

Several blasts were heard and huge flames engulfed the fourth unit terminal of the power plant.  About 25 personnel were on duty out of which ten escaped through the tunnel. Nine personnel’s whereabouts are still missing. Power Minister Jagadish Reddy reached the spot and the state machinery galvanised into action with …

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World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100 million

The Washington-based development lender previously estimated that 60 million people would fall into extreme poverty due to COVID-19, but the new estimate puts the deterioration at 70 to 100 million, and he said “that number could go higher” if the pandemic worsens or drags on. The situation makes it “imperative” …

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Coronavirus hits back in Europe as Latin America tops 250,000 deaths

Worrying spikes in cases reported Thursday in France, Italy, Spain and Germany showed the pandemic was rebounding across the continent — often due to travel, summer holidays and parties. While Italy registered 845 new cases on Thursday, its highest daily tally since May, France reported 4,700 fresh infections — a …

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Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ministry of Rural Development Sign a Joint Communication to Promote Sustainable Livelihood Opportunities Among Tribal Women SHGs in Rural India

Shri Deepak Khandekar, Secretary Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Shri N.N. Sinha,Secretary,Ministry of Rural Developmentsigned a Joint Communication on 18.08.2020 for leveraging each other’s strengths to propel the rural economy and jointly promote sustainable livelihood opportunities among tribal women Self  Help Groups (SHGs) under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).  The …

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