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Updated: May 27, 2020 6:10:47 am

One month, 293 cases and 13 Covid deaths later, the main government healthcare facility has got more beds, but is still short of key equipment and doctors.

Updated: May 27, 2020 6:09:56 am

Pawar's meeting with the chief minister, held at Thackeray’s residence Matoshree, came as the main opposition BJP has stepped up its criticism of the Thackeray government's alleged mishandling of the Covid-19 crisis in Maharashtra.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:54:53 am
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“Adnya Naik had complained to me that #AlibaugPolice had not investigated non-payment of dues from #ArnabGoswami's @republic which drove her entrepreneur father & grandmom to suicide in May 2018," he tweeted.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:47:09 am

Rahul’s remarks also come at a time when the BJP is sharpening its attack on the Thackeray government over its handling of the crisis. Maharashtra now has nearly one-third of the corona cases in India.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:43:30 am
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Ahmedabad reported 251 new cases, taking the total to more than 10,800 cases, while Surat saw 36 more persons test positive, taking the total to 1,387 cases.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:42:13 am
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A delegation of 19 members of ISCCM met Parimal Pandya, Resident Additional Collector of Rajkot, and offered their services on voluntary basis.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:41:03 am
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Speaking with The Indian Express, Raghuveer Chaudhary (82) said that Paruben was admitted to Apollo Hospital last week after her health deteriorated following urinary tract infection and other complications.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:39:33 am

While agreeing that the Centre’s response could be “ugly and brutal” if the party breaks its silence, former J&K minister Aga Roohullah asked his NC colleagues to be “ready for that”.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:38:32 am

Incidentally, 182 private labs in the country make up 29 per cent of the total testing infrastructure. There are 428 government laboratories where Covid testing is currently taking place.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:36:37 am
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The diversions have been done so that trains are not held up at one place for hours without water and food, a senior Railways official told The Indian Express.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:36:33 am
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“As an ad interim measure, we permit the petitioner to give a list of 30 personnel as discussed hereinabove. Upon such names being given to the District Collector, those persons shall be afforded access to the plant round the clock to maintain adequate safety measures,” the court said.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:35:25 am
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According to ACB officers, the accused were trapped while accepting a bribe to clear a truck seized for royalty in sand mining.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:34:55 am
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The “Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs” was established in January 2012 after border talks between then NSA Shivshankar Menon and his Chinese counterpart Dai Bingguo, and is headed by joint secretary-level officials from both sides.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:30:12 am
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Deputy Municipal Commissioner SK Patel said the move is to benefit both the VMC and the citizens. "We are planning to make use of social media and newspapers to ensure that the message about the rebate reaches the people. Property tax is one of our biggest incomes," he said.

Published: May 27, 2020 5:29:37 am
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About 80.53 per cent of the 14,94,071 students who had taken the board exams this year passed. The pass percentage was 80.73 last year, 68.89 in 2018 and 50.12 in 2017.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:26:42 am
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More than 400 persons, including a dozen policemen, were injured. Scores of houses were burnt down, shops looted and innumerable cases of assaults were reported from as many as 24 places in lower Assam.

Updated: May 27, 2020 5:18:19 am

HIV/AIDS was thwarted by a bottom-up approach, in which the marginalised and vulnerable were seen as partners, not subjects.

Published: May 27, 2020 4:55:17 am
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At least 12 Covid-19 patients were on oxygen support and six on ventilator support at the time of the outage, caused due to a transformer hitch. The power supply was restored at 7 pm.

Published: May 27, 2020 4:53:03 am
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A combined team of Detection of Crime Branch (DCB) and Cyber Crime Cell arrested constable Dashrathsinh Parmar and his woman accomplice, Rupal, who were allegedly involved in extorting a city-based businessman.

Published: May 27, 2020 4:51:18 am
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According to the state government’s s civil application moved on Monday in response to the critical HC order of May 22, “...the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases has been substantially slow in the state as compared to the said countries,” despite the latter having superior medical facilities.