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    New farm laws: Farmers step up agitation in Punjab; top Akali leadership hold demonstrations

    Chandigarh, Oct 1 (PTI) Punjab farmers stepped up their agitation against the new farm laws on Thursday with rail blockades at over 30 places, even as top SAD leaders, including party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, led 'kisan' marches from three revered places of the Sikh community.

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    We know sky is the limit in last four overs: Pollard

    Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (PTI) We know sky is the limit in the last four overs, said Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard after adding 67 runs in 23 balls with his big-hitting comrade, Hardik Pandya, in the IPL here on Thursday.

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    Assam logs 14 fresh COVID fatalities, 1,585 new cases

    Guwahati, Oct 1 (PTI) Assam's COVID-19 death toll mounted to 711 with 14 people succumbing to the disease on Thursday, while 1,585 new positive cases were detected taking the tally to 1,82,396, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

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    RBI approves appointment of CoD to run Dhanlaxmi Bank till appointment of CEO

    New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) Dhanlaxmi Bank on Thursday said that the RBI has approved a three-member interim committee of directors, headed by G Subramonia Iyer, to run the private sector bank after the shareholders voted out its MD and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani.

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    COVID-19, Chinese actions, economic downturn accelerates India-US relationship: senior US official

    Washington, Oct 1 (PTI) Despite the daunting challenges like COVID-19, Chinese actions in the Indo-Pacific region and the global economic downturn, India and the US are finding ways to cooperate and collaborate and there is an acceleration in the breadth and depth of the relationship between the two countries, a senior State Department official has said.

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    Section 144 imposed around India Gate, no gathering allowed: Delhi police

    New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) Delhi police on Thursday said that no gathering is allowed around India Gate due to imposition of Section 144 CrPC.

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    Woman and two children died by suicide by jumping in front of train

    Guwahati, Oct 1 (PTI) A 27-year-old woman died allegedly by suicide with her two children by jumping in front of a train in Assam's Barpeta district on Thursday, police said.

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    Dismiss Yogi Adityanath government, demands Cong leader

    Nagpur, Oct 1 (PTI) Congress leader and Maharashtra minister Nitin Raut on Thursday demanded dismissal of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged gang-rape and death of a Dalit woman in Hathras.

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    ICMR, Biological E Ltd develop potential treatment for COVID-19

    New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) The ICMR in collaboration with a Hyderabad-based biopharmaceutical company has developed highly purified antisera prepared by injecting inactivated SARS-CoV2 in horses, which can be a potential treatment for COVID-19.

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    Amit Shah likely to visit Bengal before Durga Puja

    (Rptg after adding name of place in third para) Kolkata, Oct 1 (PTI) Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah is likely to visit West Bengal before Durga Puja to look into the party's organisational aspects ahead of state assembly polls due in 2021, its state president Dilip Ghosh said on Thursday.