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Lucknow filling station hit by blast to function soon: Top cop

May 7, 2021 6:47:42 am

The district administration has, however, formed a committee of experts to look into the reason behind the explosion and assess if there was any fault in the filling mechanism and also if the incident could have been averted.

Uttar Pradesh: FIRs against Barabanki hospital & doctors for ‘medical negligence’

May 7, 2021 6:42:09 am

Two doctors of the institute have been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and causing the disappearance of evidence.

West Bengal: Kin of Sitalkuchi victims to get homeguard jobs

May 7, 2021 6:34:38 am

Meanwhile, an investigating officer of Mathabhanga police station, Malay Basu, was questioned by a special investigation team (SIT) of the CID.

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CM Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 2L each for post-poll victims, says Central ministers are instigating violence

May 7, 2021 6:29:13 am

The chief minister accused Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan, who was in the state to visit areas where BJP workers were attacked, of instigating violence in North Bengal.

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To boost its fight against Covid, West Bengal to recruit medical interns

May 7, 2021 6:17:18 am

Accusing the Centre of vaccine politics, the CM said, “Instead of helping states manage Covid-19 by sending timely oxygen supplies, they are sending a team to probe violence.”

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Covid-positive report not needed for hospital admission in Gujarat

May 7, 2021 6:02:23 am

Covid-19 patients in hospital, the state government in its order issued four key directions with respect to hospital patients.

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Gujarat High Court grants bail to PVS Sarma in PMLA case

May 7, 2021 5:56:41 am

With relief granted in both the complaints, Sarma is now expected to be out of prison on Friday, according to a source.

Gujarat: Rise in fertiliser prices worries farmers ahead of Kharif season

May 7, 2021 5:42:37 am

To make matters worse, the prices of diesel, that powers tractors and irrigation pumps, have also shot up.

Gujarat: Complaint against ad promising ‘pure air’

May 7, 2021 5:36:00 am

The CCPA has been constituted under the new Consumer Protection Act 2019, which is empowered to tackle advertisers making misleading claims.

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Fake remdesivir racket ‘main conspirator’ brought to Ahmedabad

May 7, 2021 5:30:39 am

According to police, on April 28, the DCB Ahmedabad arrested seven persons and seized as many as 133 duplicate vials of remdesivir which the accused were trying to sell in black market.

UPSC returns govt’s list for probable DGP, wants 2 more to be added

May 7, 2021 5:13:37 am

The names, sent to the UPSC on March 18, were returned in the first week of April with the commission asking for two more names and the ACRs of all 14, official sources said.

More Mumbai Police officers transferred

May 7, 2021 5:03:23 am

Nayak, who was transferred to Gondia, was with the Maharashtra ATS and was helping in the investigation of the Ambani terror scare case. Kothmire, who was sent to Gadchiroli, was attached with the Thane Anti-Extortion Cell for the last few years.

Centre notifies 48.32 sq km around TCFS as eco sensitive zone

May 7, 2021 4:47:12 am

The ESZ is meant to act as a buffer for protected areas and reduces developmental pressures around a wildlife sanctuary or national park.

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More than 50% e-pass applications rejected in state, 73% in Mumbai

May 7, 2021 4:38:34 am

The rejection percentage is much higher in Mumbai, with 73 per cent applicants being denied permission to travel by the city police.

BKC Jumbo Covid-19 centre: Patient’s body handed over to wrong family, cremated

With 55% Covid positivity rate, Vasai Virar one of worst-hit areas in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

May 7, 2021 4:14:01 am

The area’s problems have further been exacerbated by an acute shortage of beds for the treatment of patients.

Maharashtra: Duo held with uranium sent to ATS custody

May 7, 2021 4:05:41 am

Following an FIR under Atomic Energy Act, the two men were produced before a court that remanded them in the custody of the ATS till May 12.

Don’t make us lose focus: Private hospitals on direct purchase plan

May 7, 2021 4:00:33 am

Gautam Khanna, Association president and CEO of PD Hinduja Hospital, said, “The community around each hospital expects the hospitals to be a primary point of vaccine administration."

Mumbai: Drive-in centre at all 7 zones soon

May 7, 2021 3:53:25 am

Wankhede Stadium, Oval Maidan, Brabourne Stadium, Reliance Jio Garden, Andheri sports club and Cooperage maidan are some spots where open-ground drive-in vaccination centre will come up, said the civic body.

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Mumbai: BMC discontinues walk-in vaccinations

May 7, 2021 3:47:29 am

The move comes in the backdrop of chaotic scenes witnessed outside centre across Mumbai on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Stalin takes oath today, son not in first list of ministers

May 7, 2021 6:19:30 am

This will be the sixth time the chief minister will be from the DMK since 1967, when party founder C N Annadurai was first elected to the post. Stalin’s father M Karunanidhi held the post thereafter.

Union minister convoy attacked as Bengal post-poll violence continues

May 7, 2021 2:59:44 am

Armed with sticks, the attackers pelted his car with bricks and stones.

UK, double mutant variants now major strains in Karnataka

May 7, 2021 7:27:35 am

This has been revealed in a study by the Department of Virology at Nimhans -- one of the 10 labs in the country carrying out genome sequencing of coronavirus strains.

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Delhi: At gurdwara oxygen langar, many Covid patients get a breath of life

May 7, 2021 1:59:24 am

The “oxygen langar” at the gurdwara was set up two weeks ago by Khalsa Help International and Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha.

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Third Covid wave impending, finish vaccination: Supreme Court

May 7, 2021 1:51:43 am

The court was told Delhi had been supplied 730 MT oxygen on Wednesday.

Delhi: 70% work done at Ramlila Maidan’s 500-bed ICU facility, to be ready in a few days

May 7, 2021 1:33:57 am

Officials said 70% of the work is completed and it should be ready in a few more days.