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Former chairman of Sakhar Sangh to join NCP

August 3, 2020 8:32:27 pm

The main issue which seems to have mended the fences between both the leaders was the upcoming elections to the Shree Chhatrapati Cooperative Sugar Factory Lmited Bhavaningar, Indapur.

Covid-19: IISc, Bengaluru opens testing facility after 19 people on campus test positive

August 3, 2020 9:03:04 pm

Officials added that the Institute is in the process of contacting hospitals in the city to help manage dedicated Covid care centres for mild and asymptomatic patients, and for more serious cases being treated at hospitals.

Customer finds dead lizard in bowl of sambar’; FIR against Delhi restaurant

August 3, 2020 2:49:05 pm

He captured the sight in his mobile phone and questioned the restaurant staff following which the manager assured him that it will not happen in future, they said.

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Yediyurappa admitted to Manipal Hospital; daughter tests positive, son goes into quarantine

August 3, 2020 2:38:11 pm

Yediyurappa was in quarantine a couple of weeks ago after some staff at his home office ‘Krishna’ tested positive. The infection, sources in the Chief Minister's Office said, was detected during a routine weekly test by the health department.

As Covid-19 patient dies at home, big gaps in Telangana’s protocols come to life

August 3, 2020 1:35:13 pm

The task of handling bodies of COVID cases or suspects in GHMC limits is subcontracted to a private agency. But this works primarily in cases of COVID-related deaths in hospitals. Also, there are only 20 ambulances for transporting bodies for cremation or burial, and a shortage of body handlers too is often complained about

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Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus Live Updates: Karti Chidambaram tests positive

August 3, 2020 12:05:17 pm

Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News Live Updates: As of Sunday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 56,998. Till date, 1,56,140 males, 1,01,446 females and 27 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.

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Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: Karnataka Governor tests Covid-19 negative, had met CM on July 31

August 3, 2020 5:15:59 pm

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: Yediyurappa on Sunday announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus and was asymptomatic.

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Fortnight after testing positive, UP minister dies of coronavirus

August 3, 2020 6:29:05 am

The 62-year-old, the only woman with a Cabinet portfolio in the Yogi Adityanath government, is the first minister in Uttar Pradesh to succumb to the coronavirus. An MLA from Ghatampur in Kanpur Nagar, she was also a member of the 11th and 12th Lok Sabha.

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UP: Over 330 villages hit by floods, govt sets up 95 relief camps

August 3, 2020 6:21:32 am

A statement issued by the Relief Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh, said that according to information from the irrigation department, the following rivers are flowing above the danger level – Sharda river (Lakhimpur Kheri), Rapti river (Gorakhpur and Shravasti), Saryu/Ghagra river (Barabanki and Ayodhya and Ballia).

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Recovery rate dips: No easing in infection rate as more districts add to surge in UP

August 3, 2020 6:04:57 am

The average weekly growth rate in Covid cases also increased by 0.4 percentage points to 5.5%, thereby reducing the doubling days count to 13 from 14 in the previous week.

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Punjab hooch toll 104: Cops failed to connect supply links despite key accused’s arrest earlier

August 3, 2020 5:29:22 am

Officials said 16 deaths were reported on Sunday from Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Gurdaspur districts due to consumption of the illicit liquor that was allegedly supplied by a network run by two brothers: Rachpal Singh, a self-styled godman, and Gurpal Singh, from Dhotian village of Tarn Taran.

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Mohali MC elections: SAD gives free hand to former mayor

August 3, 2020 5:19:38 am

A former SAD councillor, who was present in the meeting held at Sector, told The Indian Express that the former councillors put their weight behind Kulwant Singh and asked him to lead the candidates in the upcoming civic body elections.

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Panchkula records new highest single-day surge as 58 test positive

August 3, 2020 5:16:30 am

In a quick escalation of the spread, more than 100 people tested positive for the disease between Thursday and Sunday. The district had breached its 500-mark on Thursday and the tally of positive cases reached 650 on Sunday.

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62-yr-old jumps off fifth floor of GMCH-32 to death

August 3, 2020 5:07:10 am

"He had been stabilised and we were planning to shift him to the Civil Hospital in Sector 48 today. In order to prevent further such incidents, we have posted another guard outside the ward,” said Dr B S Chavan, Director Principal of GMCH- 32.

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‘If we close city for 15 days, everything will begin again as soon as borders reopen…City Beautiful has to be City Responsible,’ says Manoj Parida

August 3, 2020 4:49:54 am

As per advice of medical experts, unless there is 15-day total lockdown, it doesn’t help in breaking the chain of the virus. For the last three to four months, the central government has done enough to contain it.

What camera traps saw during survey: More domestic dogs than tigers in major reserves

What camera traps saw during survey: More domestic dogs than tigers in major reserves

August 3, 2020 11:34:11 am

Experts say the proliferation of dogs and livestock, mostly feral and abandoned, inside forests carries the risk of transmission of various diseases to wildlife.

Amit Shah positive for Covid-19, TN Gov and BSY too have the virus

August 3, 2020 11:37:59 am

Amit Shah has been visiting hospitals and Covid-19 centres in Delhi. He is the first member of the Union Cabinet to test positive for the disease.

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Chandigarh BJP begins preparing 25 quintal of ladoos to celebrate Ram mandir foundation stone laying

August 3, 2020 4:26:02 am

BJP Chief Arun Sood said that proper measures of cleanliness have been ensured while making the ladoos. He said that the ladoos will be distributed at old age homes, among homeless people and slum dwellers.

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Govt school students in Chandigarh struggle to access smartphones

August 3, 2020 4:19:37 am

While several parents and student have complaints regarding the excessive use of screen time for educational purposes now— the masses struggle to overcome the digital divide and ensure that their children have access to smartphones and screen time, so that they can pursue their education per usual.

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1 more held for beating up Gurgaon truck driver

August 3, 2020 4:01:28 am

Police had arrested a man on Friday evening, who claimed during questioning that the group tried to stop the driver as they suspected he was transporting beef.

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Punjab: Fear psychosis has started coming up in minds, says HC, dismisses snatching accused’s bail application

August 3, 2020 4:00:32 am

Accused Ajay is facing charges under the sections 356 (Assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person), 379-B (snatching and use of force) and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC.

Ayodhya echo in Delhi as BJP plans events, screening

August 3, 2020 11:02:21 am

These include kavi sammelans at its Pant Marg office, decorating temples in markets and residential areas, holding community kitchens and installing LED screens in all 70 Assembly constituencies to live-stream the programme.

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16-year-old mowed down by speeding car in Delhi: Accused held

August 3, 2020 3:52:34 am

The incident took place on July 23 when the victim was dragging his cousin’s scooter along the side of the road. According to the FIR, the accused, Sandeep Singh, was allegedly speeding when he hit the boy. He got out, looked at the boy but then sped away.

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Mohali: Missing lawyer found murdered

August 3, 2020 3:51:14 am

According to the police, advocate Kulbir Chauhan (40) was found to be murdered on Sunday. His body was found from Khnauri in SYL Canal.

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Sero survey begins in Mohali, 125 blood samples collected

August 3, 2020 3:45:21 am

On the first day of the survey, the teams went house-to-house and collected blood sample of 125 people on random basis.