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Glitches galore on Day 1 of vax drive

Health minister promises the glitches in the system will be streamlined in coming days

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The Morning Standard
March 02, 2021

GST Collections Rise 7% To ₹1.13 L Cr In Feb

Sequentially, however, the collections were still lower than an all-time high of nearly `1.2 lakh crore seen in January

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The Morning Standard
March 02, 2021

Over 6k Senior Citizens, Those With Comorbidities Get Vaxed In Capital

Total of 300 vaccination centres are situated in around 192 locations, says Health Minister

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The Morning Standard
March 02, 2021

Farm Agitation Casts Shadow On Punjab's Budget Session

THE first day of the Budget session of Punjab Assembly got off to a stormy start on Monday in the backdrop of the ongoing farmers’ agitation against three new farm laws.

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The Morning Standard
March 02, 2021

Modi Dispels Vax Hesitancy, Pain Point Is Enrolling

Software glitches make registration difficult on Day 1 of second round of vaccination, 1.47 lakh beneficiaries managed to take the jab despite hiccups across the country

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The Morning Standard
March 02, 2021

1st Malaria RNA Vaccine In The Works

Coronavirus-driven new immunisation technology proves useful in reviving anti-malaria R&D

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The Morning Standard
March 01, 2021

On Stage, ISF's Word Of Caution For Cong

A day after Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said his party was yet to forge an alliance with the newly formed Indian Secular Front (ISF) in West Bengal, ISF founder Abbas Siddiqui on Sunday made it clear that his party would not join hands with the grand old party if his demands are not met ahead of the Assembly polls.

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The Morning Standard
March 01, 2021

‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Campaign A National Spirit'

In his monthly radio address, PM Modi regrets not learning ‘world’s oldest language’ Tamil

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The Morning Standard
March 01, 2021

Development Priority, Not Publicity

Minister Satyendar Jain speaks to Somrita Ghosh and Gayathri Mani on Covid management, urban matters, inroads in Gujarat and other issues. He says the Centre claims credit without doing anything constructive and sounds confident that the AAP model of development is setting a national example

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The Morning Standard
March 01, 2021

Death Warrant! CM Slams Agri Laws

Kejriwal claims Centre, BJP planned Jan 26 violence, AAP govt foiled design to jail farmers

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The Morning Standard
March 01, 2021

Capital records over 200 Covid cases for fourth successive day

The national capital recorded 243 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday with three more fatalities and a positivity rate of 0.36 per cent, according to the data shared by the city health department.

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The Morning Standard
February 28, 2021

Centre fails to finalise jab details

Many states say they don’t know how many vaccine doses of which companies will they get

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The Morning Standard
February 28, 2021

$1.9 trillion relief bill passes divided US House

More relief for individuals and small businesses: Senate vote looms

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The Morning Standard
February 28, 2021

Raised tents, jute pads to beat the heat at Ghazipur

With summer approaching fast and daily temperatures rising, protestors at the Ghazipur border of the national capital are busy making arrangements to beat the heat.

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The Morning Standard
February 28, 2021

Hundreds Protest Death Of Dissident Writer In Bangladesh Prison

Hundreds of people in Bangladesh took part on Saturday in the second day of demonstrations sparked by the death of a writer at a high-security prison in a case that has drawn international concern.

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The Morning Standard
February 28, 2021

RBI in favour of keeping inflation target for 5 years

THE Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has sought to retain its current inflation targeting regime and recommended that the government renew it for another five years. This would help instill confidence in the broader economy that is still prone to supply shocks and demand shrinkage, it said.

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The Morning Standard
February 27, 2021

More events lined up for garden festival

BUOYED by the response of public, the Delhi Tourism department is planning to organise multiple cultural events during the ongoing ‘Garden Tourism Festival’ at The Garden of Five Senses.

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The Morning Standard
February 27, 2021

Majority of city markets stay open despite CAIT bandh call

MARKETS remained open in Delhi despite the Confederation of All India Traders’ (CAIT) call for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on Friday. Brijesh Goyal, president of Chamber of Trade and Industry (CTI), said most of the markets in Delhi remained open as the association didn’t support the ‘bandh’.

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The Morning Standard
February 27, 2021

High fuel prices, GST changes spark protest

OVER eight crore traders from over 40,000 trade associations, one crore transporters, three crore hawkers and nearly 75 lakh small industries across India have shut shop in protest against rising fuel prices, changes in GST rules and the e-way bill mechanism, among other issues.

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The Morning Standard
February 27, 2021

Ashwin spins a different tale

IF Harbhajan Singh hadn’t suffered an injury in Australia during the 2002 tour, Anil Kumble might not even have found a second wind. Harbhajan’s absence meant Kumble not only found his place back in the XI; by the end of the tour he had re-established his stature as the side’s lead spinner.

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The Morning Standard
February 27, 2021

Infighting In Raj BJP Intensifies, Raje Stays Silent

The BJP infighting in Rajasthan has intensified following a clash between two senior leaders at the BJP Legislature party meeting on Wednesday.

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The Morning Standard
February 26, 2021

DMRC Flags Off 25 E-Rickshaws From Jamia Station

TO boost the reach of its last-mile connectivity for the safety and security of the metro commuters, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday flagged off 25 e-rickshaws from Jamila Milia Islamia Metro Station on the Magenta Line.

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The Morning Standard
February 26, 2021

PM's Wake-up Call Puts BJP Machinery In City On A Roll

Following PM Modi’s remark during the recent BJP office-bearers meet that some leaders of the party were disconnected from grassroots-level workers, the party leadership in Delhi has launched a exercise named Pravas (stay) for buttressing the organisation structure ahead of the municipal elections scheduled early next year.

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The Morning Standard
February 26, 2021

Kejriwal Highlights Surat ‘Victory', Says Only AAP Can Defeat BJP

Continuing his campaign for the upcoming by-elections to five wards of urban civic bodies in the national capital, Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday participated in roadshows in east Delhi.

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The Morning Standard
February 26, 2021

Burger That

AFTER introducing generations of Indians to the café culture (thanks Mocha), deli chic (Smoke House Deli), and a whole new meaning to partying (Social much?), among a slew of foods, beverages and the destinations to enjoy them in, Riyaaz Amlani’s Impresario Handmade Restaurants has now ventured into the cloud kitchen space with BOSS Burgers.

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The Morning Standard
February 26, 2021

19 Arrested, 25 Firs Registered Over R-Day Violence: Centre

Govt counsels tell HC that probe is still going on and around 50 people have been detained so far; adequate security provided to Red Fort

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The Morning Standard
February 25, 2021

Odd One Out: Bittu

Karishma Dev Dube’s Bittu is on the top 10 list for Best Live Action Short at the Oscars. Released last year, the 16-minute short film is inspired by the 2013 school poisoning incident in Bihar.

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The Morning Standard
February 25, 2021

Fear Of The Unknown At Agrasen Ki Baoli

The feeling of being watched is the most common feeling in paranormal encounters. Many people have confided to me about this phenomenon.

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The Morning Standard
February 25, 2021

Freezing Time In Black And White

A series of black and white images of distinct dancers and musicians across India by veteran photographer Rakesh Sinha form part of the ongoing exhibition, titled Aks-e-Mausiqui (Shadow of Music).

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The Morning Standard
February 25, 2021

‘The Actor In Me Is Still Alive'

Aavartan, the debut directorial work of writer-director Durba Sahay, highlights the cycle of guru-shishya parampara

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The Morning Standard
February 25, 2021

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