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India Administers Over 74 Crore Covid Vaccines; All Adults In 6 States, UTs Got 1st Dose

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of frontline workers started on February 2.

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Government Says Over Half Of India's Adult Population Received At Least 1 Dose Of COVID Vaccine

On both August 27 and 31 more than one crore vaccinations took place. According to data shared at the press conference, the number of vaccine doses administered daily has increased from 19.69 lakh in May to 39.89 lakh in June and further to 43.41 lakh in July.

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Time To Step Up Defence Innovation & Modernization; Services Must Be The Primary Driving Force Behind All Defence R&D

Modernization is an inescapable and inexorable need of the defence forces in India. The thrust on technology and innovation is an imperative for both the establishment and industry. Instead of adopting a lead role in technological innovation in drone and anti- drone capability by virtue of the available expertise in IT, the country scrambled to hastily acquire even basic equipment. In the face of each crisis, the Armed Forces end up looking far and beyond and yet again initiate a complex cycle of procurement with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), mostly foreign. What is the way out then? The Indian Armed Forces must step into the role of the soldiers- scientist, taking ownership of the weaponry and technology that they depend on, to defend our country, writes Manish Kumar Jha.

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IEX Power Trade Grows 37 % To 7,322 MU In July

The term-ahead market comprising intra-day, contingency, daily and weekly contracts traded 761 MU during the month recorded 11 times growth.

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GST Collections Touches Rs 1.16 Lakh Cr In July, 33% More Than 2020: Ministry of Finance

The gross GST revenue collected in the month of July 2021 is Rs 1,16,393 crore of which CGST is Rs 22,197 crore, SGST is Rs 28,541 crore

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74 % Respondents Getting Pesky Messages Despite Being In Trai's DND List: Survey

The DoT has proposed to make the norms more stringent by reducing the slabs for levying penalty to Rs 1,000 per violation for 0-10 breaches; Rs 5,000 each for 10-50 violations; and Rs 10,000 each for more than 50 violations.

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FCI Has Supplied 69 Lakh Tonnes Of Foodgrains To States So Far For Free Distribution Under PMGKAY: Govt

The PMGKAY was announced for May and June to provide relief to the poor during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Liquor Sales Recover, Rise 6 % In Fourth Quarter; Full FY21 Number Declines 12 %

Markets such as Delhi and Chandigarh reported 2 per cent and 4 per cent growth, respectively, in January-March. The sales growth was flat in Assam.

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PM Modi Reaches Gujarat To Review Situation After Cyclone

Thirteen people were killed in Gujarat as cyclone Tauktae pummelled parts of the state and left behind a trail of destruction along the coast, uprooting electric poles, trees and damaging thousands of houses and roads.

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Cyclone Tauktae: Mandaviya Reviews Preparedness Of Ports Along Western Coast

'Directed to take every steps to ensure safety of people with least possible damage. Ports assured the readiness to combat the situation

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Pharma Industry To Be Given Priority To Come Back To Operation Post Taukate: Goyal

The minister also directed the railway authorities to closely monitor the situation, and be ready to rush the essential items to the affected areas in the shortest possible time, and provide help in any manner.

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Absence Of Clarity On Resumption Of Mining To Put Goa In Huge Debt, Say Mine Owners

The Goa government renewed 88 mining leases in the state. On February 7, 2018, the Supreme Court passed an order cancelling 88 iron ore mining leases in the state that were renewed by the government in 2014-2015.

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COVID-19: Five States Account For Over 79% Of Active Cases

Apart from Maharashtra, the four other states accounting for the majority of the active cases are Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab and Chhattisgarh.

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Bombay High Court Suspends Tender Process For Privatising Discom In UT: Torrent Power

The discom of the UT has annual revenues of about Rs 4,500 crore on sale of around 9,000 million units of electricity every year to 1.5 lakh consumers covering geographical area of 603 square kilometres.

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India's COVID-19 active caseload stands at 1.46 lakh

India's COVID-19 active caseload stands at 1.46 lakh

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