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Rifleman Pranab Jyoti Das of Assam Rifles Conferred with Shaurya Chakra

Guwahati: Rifleman Pranab Jyoti Das of 6 Assam Rifles has been honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind with Shaurya Chakra for his extreme bravery and courage displayed during an operation at Longding in Arunachal Pradesh. Sharing the information, Assam Rifles on its Twitter…

India conducts over 11 lakh COVID-19 tests in last 24 hrs

New Delhi : Over 11 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 across the country in the last 24 hours, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed on Wednesday. The total samples tested for COVID-19 in the country so far…

Union Cabinet likely to approve bill to repeal farm laws today; to be tabled in Winter Session

Guwahati: The Union Cabinet is likely to approve the proposal to withdraw the three farm laws in the meeting on Wednesday, sources said. “Union Cabinet is likely to take up on Wednesday, November 24 the withdrawal of the three Farm…

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi in Delhi today

Guwahati: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. It is expected that issues pertaining to the Border Security Force (BSF) and the development of the state will come up during discussions…

India logs 9,283 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs, active caseload lowest in 537 days

New Delhi : India reported 9,283 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. With this, the active caseload of the infection stands at 1,11,481, which is the lowest in 537 days.…

Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Modi, discuss BSF, development issues

Kolkata (West Bengal): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to discuss issues pertaining to the Border Security Force (BSF) and development of the state during her visit to Delhi. Briefing the media…

Kamal Haasan tests positive for COVID-19, hospitalised

Chennai: Makkal Needhi Maiam president and actor Kamal Haasan on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to a hospital. “I had mild cough following my return from the USA. When I tested, the coronavirus infection…

Pulwama martyr Late Major Dhoundiyal accorded Shaurya Chakra; wife, mother receive award

New Delhi : Army Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who was killed in the 2019 Pulwama terrorist attack, was accorded the Shaurya Chakra (posthumously) by President Ram Nath Kovind in an investiture ceremony on Monday. Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal’s wife Lieutenant…

Balakot airstrike hero Abhinandan Varthaman awarded Vir Chakra

New Delhi: Indian Air Force ace pilot Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman was accorded the Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind in an investiture ceremony on Monday. He has been accorded the Vir Chakra for shooting down a Pakistani F-16…

India logs 8,488 new cases in last 24 hrs, lowest in 538 days

New Delhi : India reported 8,488 new cases in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 538 days, the Union Health Ministry informed on Monday. As many as 249 people succumbed to the COVID-19 infection in the country…

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