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Latest News: IAF MiG-21 Bison Crashes; Army Chief In Dimapur; Biden Welcomes Ceasefire

IAF pilot martyred as Bison fighter aircraft crashes near Moga in Punjab, US President Biden welcomes ceasefire between Israel and Palestine, read latest news.

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Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane Visits Northeast; Reviews Operational Readiness

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Thursday had arrived at Dimapur in Nagaland on a two-day visit to review the army's operational readiness. General Naravane reviewed the Indian Army's preparedness along the Northern Borders of Arunachal Pradesh and the overall security situation in the hinterland of the North East. 

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Punjab: IAF Pilot Martyred As MiG-21 Bison Crashes In Moga During Training Sortie

An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft crashed near Moga in Punjab late Friday night. According to IAF officials, the MiG-21 was on a routine training sortie when the incident occurred. As per reports, the body of the pilot - Squadron leader Abhinav Choudhary has been recovered 2 kilometres away from the crash site after police launched the search operation.

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Chandigarh Health Department Notifies Black Fungus Under Epidemic Diseases Act

Amid the surge of 'Black Fungus' cases in the country, Chandigarh Health Department has notified Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) under Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 as has been made mandatory for all government and private health facilities to report all suspected and confirmed cases to the Health Department,  announced the Chandigarh Administration. States like Odisha, Assam, Telangana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat have notified Black fungus as a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Act currently in force in all states, to let patients avail treatment under govt insurance.

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US Prez Joe Biden Welcomes Israel-Hamas Ceasefire: 'Will Continue Relentless Diplomacy'

Welcoming the unconditional ceasefire between Israel-Hamas, US President Joe Biden on Friday, said that he had spoken to both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Egyptians who are in touch with Hamas. He lamented the deaths of the hundreds of civilians due to the 11-day war, condoling all families - Israeli and Palestinian hoping for a recovery. Vowing to continue US diplomacy with Israel and Palestine, he said that both equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy freedom.

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Gujarat: Crematorium Workers Allege Discrimination In Vyara; Not Allowed To Meet Family

In a shocking incident of COVID apathy, several workers from a crematorium in Gujarat's Vyara village in Tapi district, on Thursday, alleged discrimination by villagers. Speaking to ANI, one of the workers - Kawasik Kumar said that the villagers do not allow him to fill water or meet his family out of fear of the virus. Kumar stated that inspite of filing a complaint, no action has been taken.

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