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Rs 1,570 crore has been approved for opening nursing colleges in various states of the country and these will be completed in the next 24 months, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in a press briefing post Cabinet meeting.

Today in the Cabinet meeting tribute was paid to 10 District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans and one driver who lost their lives in an IED attack by naxals in Dantewada. Tribute was also paid to Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal, said Union Minister Anurag Thakur.

10 District Reserve Guard (DRG)personnel, and one driver have died in a maoist attack in Chattisgarh. As per reports, 50 Kg IED was planted by naxals to target a vehicle carrying DRG (District Reserve Guard) personnel near Aranpur in Dantewada district. "10 DRG (District Reserve Guard) personnel and one driver killed in IED attack by naxals in Dantewada," Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel tweeted. Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Chief Minister of Chattishgarh and took stock of the Dantewada incident. He said centre will give all possible help to state government. Dantewada superintendent of police Siddhart Tiwari told TOI that DRG personnel were on a search operation in the area following specific inputs about the presence of ultras in the forests of Aranpur when the Maoists unleashed the attack. He said that reinforcement was sent to the spot."10 DRG jawans and one civilian driver lost their lives in the attack. Bodies of all of them are being evacuated from the spot. Senior officers are present there. Search operation is underway," says IG Bastar, P Sundarraj.


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Parkash Singh Badal brought to his native place Lambi for last rites

Mortal remains of former Punjab CM & Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal brought to his native place Lambi for last rites. His last rites will be performed tomorrow.
 
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26 medical devices PLI has been approved: Health minister

26 medical devices PLI has been approved, out of which 19 are already manufactured in India, says health minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
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Cabinet approves establishment of 157 new nursing colleges and Policy for the Medical Devices Sector

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Government aims to provide equitable nursing education in the country: Health minister

Health minister said the aim is to provide quality, affordable and equitable nursing education in the country and enhance the number of nursing professionals.
 
Co-location of these nursing colleges with medical colleges will allow optimal utilisation of the existing infrastructure, skill labs, clinical facilities and faculty.
 
The government plans to complete the project within two years with detailed timelines laid out for every stage of planning as well as execution.
 
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Cabinet approves National Medical Device Policy 2023

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Mansukh Mandaviya announces development of 157 new government nursing colleges in India

"Rs 1,570 crore has been approved for opening nursing colleges in various states of the country and these will be completed in the next 24 months," said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya. 
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Today in the Cabinet meeting tribute was paid to those driver who lost their lives in attack by naxals: Thakur

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Yogi Adityanath slams Cong over 'anti-constitutional' religion-based reservation in poll-bound Karnataka

In his first election rally in poll-bound Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday attacked the Congress over religion-based reservation saying that it was against the Constitution.

He also claimed that no riots took place in Uttar Pradesh in the past six years due to the strong ''double engine government".

"Congress appeases the Popular Front of India (PFI) and gives religion-based reservation, which is against the Indian Constitution," Adityanath said during an election rally here in the Vokkaliga heartland, the stronghold of JD(S) headed by former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda.

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People throng SAD office to pay homage to Parkash Singh Badal; PM pays floral tributes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid floral tributes to Parkash Singh Badal at the Shiromani Akali Dal office here as scores of people and political leaders assembled to pay homage to the five-time Punjab chief minister.

Badal had not been keeping well and was admitted to the Fortis Hospital in Mohali near here on April 16 after he complained of uneasiness in breathing. He died on Tuesday aged 95

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Parkash Singh Badal contributed immensely to development of Punjab: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed her sorrow over the demise of former Punjab Chief Minister and veteran Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal.

The Trinamool Congress supremo described Badal as a mass leader of indomitable courage contributing immensely to the development of Punjab.

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11 detained for violence in Bengal's Kaliaganj; prohibitory orders continue amid heavy security

death of a teenage girl, even as roads in the town wore a deserted look on Monday amid heavy deployment of security forces, police said.

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC continued in some parts of Kaliaganj, a senior police officer said.

Raids were conducted in and around Kaliaganj throughout Tuesday and 11 people were detained in connection with incidents of arson, he said.

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Probe agency should not file charge sheet without completing investigation to deny default bail to accused: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that an investigating agency should not file charge sheet in court without completing probe to deprive default bail to an accused.

According to section 167 of the CrPC, an accused will be entitled to default bail if the investigating agency fails to file a charge sheet within 60 days from the date of remand. For certain category of offences, the stipulated period can be extended till 90 days.

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Bihar govt announces 2-day state mourning over Parkash Singh Badal's death

The Bihar government on Wednesday declared a two-day state mourning over the death of former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Badal, a five-time former CM of Punjab and Akali Dal patriarch died at a private hospital in Mohali on Tuesday. He was 95.

According to a circular issued by the Bihar government, "The state government has declared two-day state mourning on April 26 and April 27 over the death of Punjab's former CM, Parkash Singh Badal. During this period the National Flag will be flown at half-mast throughout the state on all buildings. No government ceremonies or official entertainment will take place on these two days".

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First Published: Apr 26 2023 | 8:07 AM IST

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