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Worst JE outbreak in 20 yrs: Experts

Worst JE outbreak in 20 yrs: Experts

Virology experts said at least 70 per cent of the total number of cases reported with AES have been tested positive for JE.

Work culture has changed, won’t tolerate strikes now: Didi

Work culture has changed, won’t tolerate strikes now: Didi

The chief minister also inaugurated 48 ‘Karmatirtha' that would provide jobs to around five lakh youths associated with the self-help groups.

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The district with headquarters at Palghar, has been carved out of country’s biggest district Thane.

All the bodies were sent for postmortem after identification efforts.

Nevertheless, e-rickshaws started operating in the city about five months ago.

Virology experts said at least 70 per cent of the total number of cases reported with AES have been tested positive for JE.

Large parts of the city were devoid of the hustle and bustle of a working day, with buses running with fewer passengers.

After Gadkari's intervention, all three MCDs had started the procession of regularizing these vehicles.

Justice Dutta had earlier ordered registration of FIR and transfer of the case to CID within 72 hours.

A fresh alert of 'very heavy rainfall' in the city during the next 48 hours has been issued by

Mishra aalleges ‘conspiracy’, says would clarify things to Mulayam.

A UPSC aspirant reportedly tried to self immolate at the protest venue near Batra Cinemas in Mukherjee Nagar.

The common people have been hurt the most, Rahul said.

Dey led the charge and his achievement was a huge moment of pride for the entire Bengal sporting fraternity.

ACB had told court it found prima facie substance in allegations against Vijay Kumar Gavit.

 

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