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VP Naidu Calls For Innovative Ways To Preserve, Promote Indian Languages
VP Naidu Calls For Innovative Ways To Preserve, Promote Indian Languages

Urging people to take pride in speaking their own mother tongue, Naidu said there should not be any feeling of inferiority in the use of Indian languages in day-to-day life.

Ban On International Passenger Flights Extended Till Sep 30
Ban On International Passenger Flights Extended Till Sep 30

However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the regulator on a case-to-case basis.

Passion For Sports Greatest Tribute To Major Dhyan Chand: Modi In 'Mann Ki Baat’
Passion For Sports Greatest Tribute To Major Dhyan Chand: Modi In 'Mann Ki Baat’

The Prime Minister also wished people on Janmashtami during the Mann Ki Baat address.

Modi
PM Inaugurates Renovated Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Complex, Says Not Right To Ignore Such Horrors

Horrors like the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and the Partition speak of the sacrifices made for India's freedom and should not be forgotten as they inspire to keep the country above all.

Subramanian Swamy
India Should Go To War With China If It Does Not Vacate Indian Territory: Swamy

The BJP leader was speaking at an event organised here to release a book, titled "Blinkers Off, How Will The World Counter China", which is authored by Gaurie Dwivedi.

Kejriwal
Delhi Govt To Recommend Three Doctors For Padma Award

The names have been decided by a committee headed by Deputy CM Manish Sisodia who has examined all the recommendations of a total of 740 medical professionals by 9,427 people in response to Delhi government's appeal for seeking suggestions for the same.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh
Vicious Assault On Farmers In Haryana: Punjab CM

Pointing out that this was not the first time that farmers had been subjected to such ruthlessness at the hands of the Haryana Police, Amarinder Singh said it was evident that the BJP-led M.L. Khattar government had once again deliberately used brute force in a desperate bid to end the farmers' stir against the draconian farm laws.

Ayush Minister Announces Major Plans To Boost Initiatives In N-E
Ayush Minister Announces Major Plans To Boost Initiatives In N-E

The union minister announced as many as 1000 new Health & Wellness Centres (HWC) to be opened in the NE states as part of the National Ayush Mission (NAM) Scheme for growth and development of Ayush systems.

  • Saturday, 28 August 2021
  • AYUSH
Ram Nath Kovind
President Kovind Calls Upon Students To Build Strong, Self-Reliant India

Speaking after inaugurating the university, Kovind noted that he was confident that the Mahayogi Gorakhnath University would prepare such knowledgeable students who would contribute in building a self-reliant, strong and healthy India .

Migrant Labourer From Odisha Battles For Life In Nagpur Hospital, Family Pleads For Aid
Migrant Labourer From Odisha Battles For Life In Nagpur Hospital, Family Appeals For Help

Family of a migrant labourer from Odisha who is in a state of induced coma at a hospital in Nagpur, after suffering from the life-threatening hepertensive intracerebral hemorrhage, is making all out efforts to keep him alive.

In 30 Years, 80% of South Mumbai May Sink, Says BMC Chief
In 30 Years, 80% of South Mumbai May Sink, Says BMC Chief

The areas Chahal referred to comprise the cream of residential and commercial districts of south Mumbai like Cuffe Parade, Nariman Point, Fort and Colaba in the country's financial capital.

Discussions On FTAs With Several Countries Progressing Fast: Union Min Goyal
Discussions On FTAs With Several Countries Progressing Fast: Union Min Goyal

While addressing the business and trade fraternity through the platform of Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO), he noted that recently India emerged as the world's second most desirable manufacturing destination overtaking the US.

Centre Extends COVID Containment Measures Till Sep 30
Centre Extends COVID Containment Measures Till Sep 30

In a separate communication with states and UTs, he noted that the weekly enforcement data received from across the country with regard to wearing face masks in public, maintaining social distancing norms and imposition of fines indicate a downward trend, but asked the state governments and UT administrations to augment their efforts for effectively checking transmission of the disease.

Mysuru Gangrape Case: 5 Including A Juvenile Arrested, 1 Absconding
Mysuru Gangrape Case: 5 Including A Juvenile Arrested, 1 Absconding

All the accused came to Mysuru vegetable market often and consumed alcohol as well as partied before going back to their native place in Tamil Nadu. Unfortunately, they found the couple in the way and targeted them on the fateful day.

Help Gang-Rape Victim From Mumbai, Yuva Sena To Karnataka CM, DGP
Help Gang-Rape Victim From Mumbai, Yuva Sena To Karnataka CM, DGP

The woman was sexually assaulted by at least four-five men in a deserted location near the Chamundi Hills in Mysuru, while her male friend was brutally hammered.

MHA Cautions States Ahead Of Festivals
Covid: MHA Cautions States Ahead Of Festivals, Asks Them To Ensure No Large Gathering

A number of major festivals, including Diwali and Chhath, will be celebrated in the coming months.

Tamil Nadu Urges Centre To Revoke 3 Farm Laws
Tamil Nadu Urges Centre To Revoke 3 Farm Laws

Stalin had urged former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to convene a special session of the state Assembly to pass a resolution for revoking the laws.

PM Modi To Chair OpJan Dhan Accounts Swell To 43 Cr With Total Deposits Over Rs 1.46 Lakh Cren Debate On Maritime Security At UN Security Council
Jan Dhan Accounts Swell To 43 Cr With Total Deposits Over Rs 1.46 Lakh Cr

A total of Rs 30,945 crore has been credited in accounts of women PMJDY account holders during Covid lockdown as an income support measure.

Odisha Has A Long Road Ahead!
Odisha 10th State To Have Electric Vehicle Policy, Only 0.06% Electric Vehicles-On-Road

Though Odisha has been a late entrant to EV sector, the State has a long road ahead. With only 18 charging stations, the policy has little emphasis on EV charging

Mob Scuffle With Cops During Sheep Fighting Competition In Odisha
Mob Scuffles With Cops During Sheep Fighting Competition In Odisha

A group of policemen from Jamada police station found themselves at the receiving end of mob fury when they tried to intervene during a sheep fighting competition at Guduta village in Mayurbhanj district.

IAF Chief Reviews Eastern Air Command Amid Threats From China
IAF Chief Reviews Eastern Air Command Amid Threats From China

While addressing the Commanders, the CAS highlighted the increasing importance of the Eastern Air Command in the overall strategic perspective.

Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani Addresses 1st Ever G20 Ministerial Conference On Women's Empowerment

Smriti Irani also conveyed India's solidarity with the G20 for promoting gender equality and women's empowerment amongst partner countries

Reservoirs Drying In Odisha This Monsoon
Drying Reservoirs Ring Drought Bells In Odisha

Even as Odisha continues to face a possible drought threat due to acute rainfall deficiency this monsoon season, the situation has catapulted a serious drying up of reservoirs in the State.

Odisha Tops In Human - Elephant Encounter
Odisha Tops Country In Human-Elephant Encounters

State alone is bearing nearing 21 percent of human lives lost in man-elephant encounters in the country when it accounts for only around 7.2 percent of the country's elephant population. This disproportionate number drive home the scale of man-elephant encounter in Odisha.

70% electrocution deaths are traps by poachers
Odisha No 2 In Jumbo Electrocution deaths, 70% Are Traps By Poachers

As per the Odisha Forest Minister's data laid in State Assembly, the majority of the jumbo electrocution deaths have been attributed to live wire traps set up by poachers, though nearly 25-30 percent of deaths were also blamed on the discoms