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Mumbai: 57% slums residents found COVID positive

As Mumbai’s civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, gets ready to conduct the second round of serological survey, experts are divided over whether the residents of the city’s slums are approaching herd immunity for coronavirus disease, COVID-19. In the first sero survey conducted in July, the BMC found 57% infection prevalence in slums. In the […]

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Economy

Schemes for poor, middle class get cabinet approval

The Narendra Modi government had announced these welfare schemes in May when the union cabinet could not meet for their mandatory approvals

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India

Modi announces free ration for 80 crore people till Chhath Puja

PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna extended till November end; 80 crore people to get free ration for five more months, PM Modi said

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India

Garib Kalyan Rozgar: Scheme by MGNREGA-critic Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched yet another socialist welfare scheme today, catering the most to Bihar that will go to polls this year

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India

Modi to launch Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan on 20 June

PM Modi will launch this Abhiyaan at 11 am through Video-Conference in presence of the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar

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Elite Policy For Poor Lay Exposed By Lockdown

The elite of India, the policymakers, opposition and enforcers alike, have no idea what facilities the have-nots are capable of availing

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Economy

Government tells SC there’s abundance of food, other essentials for poor

The government is supplying food and other humanitarian aid material to 22,88,000 poor people as of now, Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta said

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Entertainment

Divya Khosla Kumar says Kejriwal spending money on personal advertisement

Divya Khosla’s husband Bhushan Kumar is the owner of the T series and she has donated Rs 11 crore to the PM Care Fund in the past

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Economy

Soren to face 5 immense challenges as Jharkhand CM

No time to relax for JMM head Hemant Soren who had made the tall electoral promise of providing employment to 100% youth of Jharkhand, the state with the fifth highest population of unemployed people

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India

Mother Teresa: Twitter users question her intentions anew

While Christopher Hitchens, Serge Larivée, Carole Sénéchal, Geneviève Chénard et al have slammed the ‘saint’, here is a new reason to condemn her celebration of penury: a book by Aroup Chatterjee