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9:04 PM , 16 Jan

PM Modi Announces Rs 1,000-Cr Seed Fund for Startups

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a Rs 1,000-crore seed fund for startups.

Interacting with startups during the 'Prarambh: StartUpIndia International Summit', the PM said, "We are launching a Rs 1,000 crore Start-Up India Seed Fund to help new startups grow in the country. We are trying to create a startup system which is based on the mantra 'of the youth, by the youth, for the youth’."

(Source: ANI, PTI)

6:06 PM , 16 Jan

Sample from Dead Owl in Delhi Zoo Tests Positive for Bird Flu

The sample from a dead owl in Delhi zoo has tested positive for bird flu, an official said on Saturday.

(Source: PTI)

4:20 PM , 16 Jan

BJP Names Shahnawaz Hussain as MLC Candidate from Bihar

The BJP on Saturday named its national spokesperson, Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, as its MLC candidate from Bihar.

The saffron party also released a list of six candidates for the upcoming biennial elections to 12 Legislative Council seats in Uttar Pradesh that will fall vacant later this month.

(Source: PTI, ANI)

4:15 PM , 16 Jan

Number of People Infected With New UK COVID Variant Rises to 116

The total number of people found positive with the new UK variant of coronavirus stands at 116, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.


Published: 16 Jan 2021, 8:45 AM IST
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