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Watch what Chahat Pandey is up to during lockdown period
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Watch what Chahat Pandey is up to during lockdown period

Updated : 14 May 2020 05:36 PM (IST) The lockdown period has turned into a bliss for those who reached their hometowns before the declaration of restrictions pan India. One of such television stars is Chahat Pandey, who went to her home in Bundelkhand before lockdown. She is now enjoying her time to the fullest. Chahat is seen indulging in daily chores just like a desi girl. Watch her sweep the house, swab it with cow dung and even offer prayers to tulsi. Source link
Weaving Stories Around Nature: Dia Mirza Chats With ‘Panga’ Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
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Weaving Stories Around Nature: Dia Mirza Chats With ‘Panga’ Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

The 'Thappad' actress resumed her #DownToEarthWithDee sessions in conversation with the 'Bareily Ki Barfi' director, on keeping nature a constant in the craft of cinema By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 05:34 PM (IST) New Delhi: Describing her as 'someone who has silently made a world of difference through her stories', actor-producer Dia Mirza introduced writer and director Ashwiny Tiwari on the latest Instagram live #DownToEarthWithDee. Dia’s weekly Instagram Live every Wednesday started on Earth Day this year and will continue till World Environment Day on June 5, 2020. This series is Dia's attempt to reconnect with nature through conversations with individuals who have made their own u...
CBSE: Failed 9 and 11 Classes Students To Be Given Another Chance To Clear Exams
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CBSE: Failed 9 and 11 Classes Students To Be Given Another Chance To Clear Exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that the class 9th and 11th students, who have failed, will be able to appear for school-based tests. By : PTI | 14 May 2020 05:29 PM (IST) New Delhi: Students who have failed in class 9 and 11 will be given another opportunity to appear for school-based tests in view of the COVID-19 crisis, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced."The schools can conduct either online or offline exams for the failed class 9, 11 students. This one time opportunity is being extended only in current year in view of the unprecedented condition of COVID-19," CBSE Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj said. Source link
Economic Package Round-II | FM Announces 63 Lakh Loans To The Tune Of Rs 86,600 Cr For Small Farmers
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Economic Package Round-II | FM Announces 63 Lakh Loans To The Tune Of Rs 86,600 Cr For Small Farmers

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, co-joined by the MoS Anurag Thakur and other finance ministry officials, briefed the media about measures and facilities provided to the marginal farmers. By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 05:22 PM (IST) 25 lakh new Kisan Credi Cards have been sanctioned with a loan limit of Rs 25,000 crore, FM said. (Representative Image/ Getty) New Delhi: In a major move to benefit small farmers who suffered huge economic losses due to Coronavirus lockdown, the Central government announced that 63 lakh loans to the tune of Rs 86,600 crore amid the lockdown have been sanctioned by the central government.Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, co-join...
Migrants are being duped: Ajay Kumar Lallu on UPSRTC charges for taxi rides
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Migrants are being duped: Ajay Kumar Lallu on UPSRTC charges for taxi rides

Updated : 14 May 2020 05:13 PM (IST) Ajay Kumar Lallu was speaking to ABP News when he said that the decision of the Uttar Pradesh government was faulty and in such troubled time like Coronavirus and lockdown, it should not have been done. "The decision is surely duping migrants and the government should reconsider it," he added.To transport migrants coming from foreign countries to India UPSRTC will run busses from Noida, Ghaziabad and Delhi to other parts of Uttar Pradesh. UPSRTC will charge Rs 10,000 for taxi rides from Delhi airport to Noida, Ghaziabad which is till 250km distance. Source link
Coronavirus: Shah Rukh Khan Urges Everyone To Support ‘Brave Health Officials & Medical Teams’
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Coronavirus: Shah Rukh Khan Urges Everyone To Support ‘Brave Health Officials & Medical Teams’

Shah Rukh Khan urged the citizens to contribute towards healthcare soldiers, who are working round the clock to support the government's fight against Coronavirus. By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 05:09 PM (IST) New Delhi: After announcing a range of initiatives and contributing widely, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is urging everyone to contribute towards the healthcare soldiers who are fighting Covid-19 at the frontline, through crowdfunding and help them take PPE kits, ventilators to the workers.Sharing a message with a video, Shah Rukh Khan took to his social media handle and posted, “Let’s support the brave health officials and medical teams that are leading the fight against th...
Rs 11,000 crores given to set up shelters for migrants: FM
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Rs 11,000 crores given to set up shelters for migrants: FM

Updated : 14 May 2020 04:53 PM (IST) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was talking about migrants and she revealed, "To reach out to the Urban poor, Government of India has permitted the state governments to utilise State Disaster Response Fund for setting up a shelter for migrants and providing them food and water. Rs 11,000 crores were sent to SDRF, which was sent by centre for the states to help the migrant workers." Source link
McDonald:  McDonald’s to resume take-out service in 30 restaurants in Canada – Times of India
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McDonald: McDonald’s to resume take-out service in 30 restaurants in Canada – Times of India

REUTERS: McDonald's will restart take-out services at 30 restaurants in Canada, weeks after shutting down all of its stores in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company's Canadian unit said on Thursday. The fast-food chain said it would test protective measures in the 30 locations before rolling them out across its 1,400 restaurants in the country. High-touch areas, including kiosks and washrooms, will be sanitized frequently and the company will keep on hold drink refills and reusable mugs, while condiment stations will be closed, it said. In the United States, McDonald's has been serving diners through drive-thru, take-out and delivery. Source link
Donald Trump:  US military offers condolences over Iran accident killing 19 – Times of India
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Donald Trump: US military offers condolences over Iran accident killing 19 – Times of India

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: The U.S. military offered condolences Thursday to Iran over a friendly fire incident in the Islamic Republic that saw an Iranian missile kill 19 Iranian troops, identifying the weapon that detonated as an anti-ship cruise missile. Iranian authorities on Monday said that the missile struck the Iranian navy vessel Konarak near the port of Jask, some 1,270 kilometers (790 miles) southeast of Tehran in the Gulf of Oman. Authorities said the Konarak was too close to a target and was accidentally hit Sunday in an incident that also wounded 15 troops. In a statement, Capt. Bill Urban, a spokesman for the U.S. Central Command, said the force offered ``our sincere condolences to the Iranian people for the tragic loss of life.'' However, Urban also criticized the trai...
25 lakh new Kisan credit cards given, interest subvention extended till May 31: FM
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25 lakh new Kisan credit cards given, interest subvention extended till May 31: FM

Updated : 14 May 2020 04:36 PM (IST) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media for the second time for Atamanirbhar India initiative. She said, "Today's initiatives focus on migrant workers, street vendors, small traders, the self-employed & small farmers."She also said that the interest subvention and prompt repayment incentive on crop loans was extended to 31st May Source link
Aarogya Setu App Crosses 10-Crore Mark Of Users. Here’s What You Should Know About Data Processing Rule?
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Aarogya Setu App Crosses 10-Crore Mark Of Users. Here’s What You Should Know About Data Processing Rule?

According to the guidelines to be followed for data processing issued by the government, there could be a jail term for those violating the norms. By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 04:26 PM (IST) Image Courtesy: Aarogya Setu App. New Delhi, May 14: Aarogya Setu app, which became popular as the Covid-19 situation turned grim leaving nearly 2,450 people dead,  has registered a record 10-crore users.The app has turned out to be the most downloaded free app on both Android and iOS. Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has announced the number of registrations received on the app on his Twitter timeline.The app was the government’s initiative to monitor the movement of Covid-19 affected peopl...
Nirmala Sitharaman Full PC: Sops For Migrants, Farmers, Street Vendors, Urban Poor | Key Takeaways
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Nirmala Sitharaman Full PC: Sops For Migrants, Farmers, Street Vendors, Urban Poor | Key Takeaways

Starting the press conference, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that today's initiatives focuses on migrant workers, street vendors, small traders, the self-employed and small farmers. By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 04:25 PM (IST) FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces second tranche of economic package for farmers, migrants and street vendors. (Image: PTI) New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday unveiled second tranche of Rs 20 lakh crores economic stimulus announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revive the economy hit by novel Coronavirus outbreak in the country. Starting the press conference, FM Sitharaman said that today's initiatives focuses on mi...
Another Mumbai policeman succumbs to Coronavirus; death toll 9
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Another Mumbai policeman succumbs to Coronavirus; death toll 9

Updated : 14 May 2020 04:04 PM (IST) This is one of the most unfortunate stories from Maharashtra's Mumbai. Here another policeman has died due to Coronavirus. Till date, nine policemen have succumbed to the deadly disease which originated from China's Wuhan. The 45-year-old policeman was posted at Shivaji Nagar police station and complained of difficulty in breathing since long. After his death, the toll has risen to 9 out of which six hailed from Mumbai itself. Source link
President am Nath Kovind takes 30 per cent salary cut, announces austerity measures to aid Covid-19 fight | India News – Times of India
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President am Nath Kovind takes 30 per cent salary cut, announces austerity measures to aid Covid-19 fight | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: PresidentRam Nath Kovind has decided to take 30 per cent salary cut for himself besides announcing a slew of other austerity measures to aid the government's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The domestic tours and programmes of the President will be substantially reduced in order to follow social distancing restrictions and minimise expenditure, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique issued on Thursday. The consumption during ceremonial occasions such as At-Home ceremonies and state banquets will also be minimised by keeping smaller guest lists, reducing the food menu and lesser usage of flowers and other decorative items, it said. Kovind has also decided to defer purchase of the Presidential Limousine which was to be used for ceremonial occasions. "The existing res...
Shoaib Akhtar Reacts After Getting Brutally Trolled By ICC, Shares Video
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Shoaib Akhtar Reacts After Getting Brutally Trolled By ICC, Shares Video

Making a controversial remark yet again, Shoiab Akhtar had claimed that he can dismiss Steve Smith on the fourth delivery after bowling three 'hurting bouncers'. By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 03:53 PM (IST) New Delhi: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has finally responded to ICC's cheeky tweet where the cricket governing body had brutally trolled Akhtar for his comments on Aussie star batter Steven Smith.Making a controversial remark yet again, Shoiab Akhtar had claimed that he can dismiss Steve Smith on the fourth delivery after bowling three 'hurting bouncers'.In response to Akhtar's tweet, ICC came up with a savage response. Now, the former Pakistan speedster has blamed In...
Fugitive Vijay Mallya’s Final Appeal Against Extradition Struck Down By UK High Court
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Fugitive Vijay Mallya’s Final Appeal Against Extradition Struck Down By UK High Court

Fugitive businessman, Vijay Mallya congratulated the govt on the COVID-19 economic relief packages and asked why he was not allowed to pay his dues to the banks. By : ABP News Bureau | 14 May 2020 03:47 PM (IST) Vijay Mallya. (Image: AFP) New Delhi: Fugitive business tycoon & former member of Parliament Vijay Mallya has lost his application to appeal in UK's Supreme Court in the extradition case. In a major development, the UK High Court has dismissed the application.According to reports, earlier this month, he had filed an appeal in the UK Supreme Court after losing an appeal in the London High Court against an extradition order to India on alleged charges of fraud and money ...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Coronavirus From Entering Body Cells, Claims Study
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Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Coronavirus From Entering Body Cells, Claims Study

The new information detailed in the study could also aid the development of small molecule antivirals and vaccine candidates to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19. By : IANS | 14 May 2020 03:29 PM (IST) (Representative Image/ Getty) Beijing: From a patient who recovered from COVID-19, scientists have isolated a pair of neutralising antibodies that could potentially block the virus responsible for the pandemic from entering into host cells. The study, published in the journal Science, suggests that a "cocktail" containing both antibodies could provide direct therapeutic benefits for COVID-19 patients.The new information detailed in the study could also aid the develop...
Messages to support Ghanti Bajao report on online classes pour in
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Messages to support Ghanti Bajao report on online classes pour in

Updated : 14 May 2020 03:03 PM (IST) A lot of messages poured in for the Ghanti Bajao report on the online classes amid Coronavirus pandemic. These video messages showed support for our report and agreed to the fact that many students from economically weaker sections are deprived of the online education during these tough times where lockdown has put a temporary stopper in functioning of schools.Take a look Source link
Messages to support Ghanti Bajao report on online classes pour in
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Messages to support Ghanti Bajao report on online classes pour in

Updated : 14 May 2020 03:03 PM (IST) A lot of messages poured in for the Ghanti Bajao report on the online classes amid Coronavirus pandemic. These video messages showed support for our report and agreed to the fact that many students from economically weaker sections are deprived of the online education during these tough times where lockdown has put a temporary stopper in functioning of schools.Take a look Source link
Messages to support Ghanti Bajao report on online classes pour in
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Messages to support Ghanti Bajao report on online classes pour in

Updated : 14 May 2020 03:03 PM (IST) A lot of messages poured in for the Ghanti Bajao report on the online classes amid Coronavirus pandemic. These video messages showed support for our report and agreed to the fact that many students from economically weaker sections are deprived of the online education during these tough times where lockdown has put a temporary stopper in functioning of schools.Take a look Source link