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Police team headed unprepared into ‘darkness’ of trap laid by Vikas Dubey: Cop who survived ambush | India News

LUCKNOW: Neither equipped with any arms or ammunition nor anticipating that they would face an “encounter-like” situation in Kanpur’s Bikhru village, police personnel headed unprepared towards the trap laid by gangster Vikas Dubey at his mansion, said a policeman who survived the ambush in which eight of his colleagues were killed. Speaking to reporters, Kaushalendra […]

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Rise in Covid-19 cases ‘worrisome’: Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday expressed concern over the rise in coronavirus infections in the country and accused the government of “wasting time” by not utilising the lockdown period to ramp up the health infrastructure. At a virtual press conference, Congress spokesperson Gaurav Vallabh also questioned the government why only 1,340 ventilators could be […]

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ASHAs pillars of Covid-19 response in Rajasthan, reached out to 39 crore people: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Accredited Social Health Activists have emerged as integral pillars of Rajasthan’s Covid-19 response and reached out to nearly 39 crore people in eight crore households, in collaboration with Auxiliary Nurse Midwives, for active surveillance and information dissemination, the Union health ministry said on Sunday. While being vigilant about people with symptoms, ASHAs also […]

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BSF alerts units along B’desh border against spurt in human trafficking during Covid-19 | India News

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded an alert all along the 4,096 km long India-Bangladesh front to check cross-border human trafficking instances that may witness a spurt in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the linked lockdown, officials said on Sunday. The force has noticed some innovative methods to push the poor […]

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Covid-19 recovery rate in 21 states, UTs higher than national average of 60.77%: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Twenty-one states and UTs, including Delhi, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, have a Covid-19 recovery rate higher than the national average of 60.77 per cent, the Union health ministry said on Sunday as India’s case count mounted to 6.73 lakh and the death toll rose to 19,268. Collective and focused efforts for containment and […]