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Mansukh L Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh L Mandaviya speaks in Bengaluru during the inauguration of a field hospital for Covid-19 (PTI Photo)

Medicine is an issue related to public health. So all the companies manufacturing spurious medicines won't be spared. DGCI inspection is being conducted across India and action is being taken against such pharma companies, says Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

Former Chief Minister and BJP Central Parliamentary Board Member B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday claimed that his party has not done any injustice to Muslims of the state while fixing reservation quotas for communities.

India saw a single-day rise of 3,016 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest in nearly six months, while the active cases increased to 13,509, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Thursday.

People, who were shifted to hotels by the administration after cracks developed in houses due to land subsidence in Joshimath of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, have now been asked by hotel owners to vacate their hotel rooms by March 31. The "ultimatum" by hotel owners has been issued in view of the forthcoming Yatra season for Chardham pilgrimage in the state.

Ajay Banga, the US pick to head the World Bank, appears almost certain to become the anti-poverty lender’s next president after nominations closed Wednesday with no country publicly proposing an alternative candidate.


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West Bengal police conduct flag march in Howrah after Ram Navami procession violence

6:26 PM

Defence Ministry signs Rs 19,600 crore contracts with Indian shipyards

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Rajnath Singh to reach Bhopal today to attend Combined Commanders’ Conference-2023

5:01 PM

Amit Shah inaugurates Patanjali University in Uttarakhand's Haridwar

4:06 PM

Home Minister always misguides, lies, says Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge

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PM Narendra Modi meets Oscars winners Guneet Monga, Kartiki Gonsalves

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3 killed, 20 injured in road accident in Chhattisgarh's Baloda Bazaar

Three women were killed and 20 others injured when a tractor ferrying them overturned in Chhattisgarh' Baloda Bazaar district, said the police on Thursday.

"The accident took place near Thakurdiya village under Kasdol police station limits late last night", said Kasdol SDOP Abhishek Singh.

2:26 PM

Casualties reported after Army helicopters crash in Kentucky

Two Army helicopters crashed Wednesday night in southwestern Kentucky during a routine training mission, causing several casualties, military officials said.

The two HH-60 Blackhawk helicopters, part of the 101st Airborne Division, crashed around 10 p.m. Wednesday in Trigg County, Kentucky, according to a statement from Fort Campbell.

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AP CM meets Amit Shah in Delhi, takes up pending demands

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has called on Home Minister Amit Shah and urged him to resolve several long-pending issues since the bifurcation of the state. This is his second visit to Delhi in a month. On March 17, Reddy had met with Prime Minster Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.
Observing that the pending issues have pushed AP backwards in terms of development and revenue, the CM asked the Home Minister to immediately release Rs 10,000 crore on an ad-hoc basis to expedite Polavaram project.
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BJP has put democracy in dustbin: Goa AAP

Vowing to display 'Modi Hatao, Desh Bachao' posters across Goa, Aam Aadmi Party in Goa has alleged that the present BJP government at Centre has put democracy in 'dust bin'.

Addressing a press conference on Thursday, AAP State President Amit Palekar said that time has come to fight for freedom of speech and expression.

1:40 PM

Patna court summons Rahul Gandhi over defamation case on April 12

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been summoned by Patna MP-MLA court on April 12 to record his statement on a petition filed by BJP senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi over his "Modi surname" remark.
Sushil Modi has levelled criminal defamation charges against Gandhi for making statements against people with Modi surname.
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India, Sri Lanka to jointly build solar power plant in island nation

India and Sri Lanka have agreed to jointly build in two stages a 135-megawatt solar power plant in the island nation's eastern port district of Trincomalee to promote renewable energy.
Sri Lankan Cabinet has given approval for the project as the country aims to generate 70 per cent of its electricity requirement by 2030 from renewable energy sources.
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PM to visit Bhopal on April 1 to attend combined commanders' conference

Prime minister Narendra Modi will reach Bhopal on April 1 on a day-long visit, where he is scheduled to attend the combined commanders' conference 2023.
He will also flag off the Bhopal-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express train during the visit. The three-day conference of military commanders began this morning and will continue till April 1. It is being held on the theme "Ready, Resurgent, Relevant".
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Germany takes note of Rahul's disqualification from LS; BJP, Cong trade barbs

As Germany took note of Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from Lok Sabha, the BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of "inviting foreign powers" for interference in India's internal matters and the Opposition party hit back, alleging that its rival was attempting to divert attention from the Adani issue.

In a tweet Thursday, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh thanked German foreign ministry and Richard Walker, Chief International Editor of Deutsche Welle, for "taking note of how the Democracy is being compromised in India through persecution of Rahul Gandhi".

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Lord Ram our country's identity, not merely embodiment in stone or wood: Rajnath

Lord Ram is India's identity and not merely an embodiment in stone or wood, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday.

He asserted that the government will construct hospitals, schools, set up industries and also build temples.


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First Published: Mar 30 2023 | 8:31 AM IST

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