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One lakh people cured in J&K, recovery rate soars to 93.47%

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:30 AM IST
The UT recorded 10 deaths and 431 fresh coronavirus infections
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A notice put up by the Tamil Nadu Police on closure of Marina Beach due to Janta Curfew. Many public places are closed and people are expected to stay indoors today.(ANI Photo)
A notice put up by the Tamil Nadu Police on closure of Marina Beach due to Janta Curfew. Many public places are closed and people are expected to stay indoors today.(ANI Photo)

More than 4 lakh people take the Janta Curfew pledge, shows govt data

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2020 10:36 AM IST
Janta Curfew is being observed for 14 hours today, starting at 7 am. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation on Thursday.
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Colorectal cancer arises from the colon or rectum, which are parts of our large intestine.(iStock)
Colorectal cancer arises from the colon or rectum, which are parts of our large intestine.(iStock)

Colorectal cancer affects over 17 lakh people every year

By By Dr.Rohit Swami
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Some risk factors are being overweight, smoking, and consuming alcohol or excessive red and processed meat.
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People struggle to move on a street flooded with water in Bihar. (HT Photo)
People struggle to move on a street flooded with water in Bihar. (HT Photo)

130 dead in Bihar floods, 88 lakh people affected

By Press Trust of India | Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 10:18 AM IST
In Bihar 88.46 lakh people have been affected in 13 districts in inundation caused earlier this month due to the torrential rainfall in the catchment areas of Nepal, state disaster management department said.
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Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India July 15, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Villagers are transported on a boat towards a safer place at a flooded village in Nagaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam, India July 15, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)

Flood situation in Assam, remains grim, death toll rises to 15, over 42 lakh people affected

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Over 83,000 people uprooted by floods are now living in 494 relief camps in Assam. A total of 4157 villages in 113 revenue circles have been affected and crops across 1.50 lakh hectares inundated.
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The Union Cabinet decided to continue the scheme beyond the four-year period ended August 14 with an aim to take the formal banking system from “every household to every adult”.(HT Photo)
The Union Cabinet decided to continue the scheme beyond the four-year period ended August 14 with an aim to take the formal banking system from “every household to every adult”.(HT Photo)

20 lakh people join modified JanDhan scheme, total account holders 32.61 crore

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 02:21 PM IST
The government earlier this month relaunched PMJDY as an open-ended scheme with higher insurance cover and double the overdraft facility.
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