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Another AIIMS doctor commits suicide — third in the past month

August 15, 2020 5:17:36 am

The doctor has been identified as Mohit Singhla, who worked in the department of paediatrics at AIIMS. DCP Thakur said the doctor last reported to work on Tuesday. A police officer said, “Prima facie, it appears he took this step two-three days ago.”

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DU denies ‘corruption’ charges by Deputy CM

August 15, 2020 5:12:30 am

On Friday, the university released a statement refuting the charges. It claimed there was an 80-100% increase in expenditure on account of salary and 300-500% increase in non-salary expenditure since 2014 across the 12 colleges.

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Ambulance driver, sanitation staff: Delhi govt to honour frontline workers

August 15, 2020 5:06:37 am

Dr Hirdesh Kumar has been posted at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital since June. “It is all about taking the right amount of precautions and using PPE.

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SC orders de-sealing of residential premises sealed by monitoring panel: ‘Had no power’

August 15, 2020 4:59:49 am

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra, B R Gavai and Krishna Murari said: “This court did not appoint the monitoring committee (to see) each and every residential building on private land not misused for commercial purposes and to deal with the same.

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Shorter guest list, no rugs and plenty of sanitiser for I-Day in the time of Covid

August 15, 2020 4:52:30 am

Several changes have been made in the guest list and arrangements due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to senior police officers, the guest list this year has been cut down and invites have been sent to around 4,000 people, including ministers, dignitaries and other VVIPs.

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FDCA busts unlicensed manufacturer of sanitiser in Ahmedabad

August 15, 2020 4:27:19 am

FDCA Commissioner Hemant Koshiya told this paper that the hand sanitisers were being sold under a “fictitious brand name and fictitious manufacturing company, with a fake address and a fake license number provided on the product label.”

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Pune admn decides: ‘No processions for Ganesh idol immersion this year’

August 15, 2020 4:29:48 am

Speaking to the media later, Pune Divisional Commissioner Saurabh Rao said the decision was made in the light of the central government’s directives to avoid religious, social or political events with potential to attract crowds in highly affected districts.

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Liquid oxygen tank diverted from Aundh Civil Hospital to Sassoon General Hospital

August 15, 2020 2:34:32 am

The tank is being installed at the Infosys super-specialty building on the campus, which houses neurosurgery, urosurgery, and other departments. At least 70 beds in this building will be used for Covid patients.

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Rain hampers work, but officials hope ‘jumbo’ facilities will be ready by Aug 19

August 15, 2020 2:21:01 am

The facilities will be operational for six months and are estimated to cost Rsv 90 crore each. The state government is bearing 50 per cent of the expenditure, and the rest will be borne by PMC, PCMC, the district collectorate and PMRDA.

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Ganpati pandal takes in ill Russian woman staying on road, family contacted

August 15, 2020 1:52:45 am

Marina (35), who had come to India just before the lockdown was imposed in March, had been sleeping on the roads in Saki Naka with injury marks on the body. When approached, she could hardly identify herself.

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Navi Mumbai Police gets its first 33-acre firing range

August 15, 2020 1:47:29 am

The official said the only civil work required at the range is the construction of platforms for shooters and permanent targets. “After the monsoon is over, we will begin short-range firing practice at the range with pistols and revolvers,” the official added.

One-third of Odisha’s Berhampur has Covid antibodies: Sero survey

August 15, 2020 1:47:03 am

“The prevalence ranged from 7 per cent in some wards and 60 per cent in others,” said RMRC director Dr Sanghmitra Pati. 

Goa government bans fish imports for 6 months: Health Minister

Goa Medical College to treat state’s critical Covid patients

August 15, 2020 1:44:41 am

The announcement, which comes a day after Goa reported its highest spike in Covid-19 cases, means that patients with extreme co-morbid conditions will no longer be sent to Covid hospitals in south Goa.

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Youth Congress workers protest, say Centre failed to implement economic revival package

August 15, 2020 1:33:42 am

In Mumbai, state Youth Congress president Satyajeet Tambe and three others were detained by the city police when they tried to march towards the BJP office.

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Borrowed money to fight legal battle, hoped for compensation, say petitioners

August 15, 2020 1:26:42 am

The scariest was the rate of toluene reported in the air — 0.169 parts per million, much higher than the threshold of 0.021 ppm. Toluene can affect kidney and liver and impair the immune system. Toluene, the report added, was released by BPCL and HPCL.

Tender floated for Rs 40-lakh repair of BMC chief’s bungalow, Oppn calls it a waste

August 15, 2020 1:18:33 am

On August 11, the BMC had floated a tender for “internal repairs and furniture work of heritage bungalow of municipal commissioner”, located on M L Dahanukar Marg in Malabar Hill.

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RTI appeals to be heard on virtual platforms amid pandemic, BMC tells HC

August 15, 2020 1:10:28 am

The BMC filed its response to a division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Surendra P Tavade, which was hearing a PIL filed by advocate Mayur Faria, who had sought directions to the BMC for online hearing of RTI appeals.

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Yellow alert in Mumbai till Tuesday: Over 1,000 mm of excess rain recorded since June

August 15, 2020 1:05:39 am

In 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Friday, the Santacruz observatory recorded 41.4 mm of rain while the Colaba station recorded 21.6 mm. The IMD classifies 15.6 mm to 64.4 mm of rainfall as moderate.

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1965 war hero Air Marshal PP Singh passes away

August 14, 2020 11:34:29 pm

The Mahavir Chakra awardee was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in April 1950. In the beginning, he served as a Dakota pilot but later he switched over to the Canberra aircraft.

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Dams near Pune 72 per cent full, city to get moderate rainfall till Aug 20

August 14, 2020 11:32:33 pm

Two days since it touched optimum stock, water is being released at regular intervals from Khadakwasla dam. The present water stock in the three remaining dams on Friday was 80 per cent at Panshet, 66 per cent at Varasgaon, and 58 per cent at Pavana.

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Several Pune cops nominated for President’s police medal for ‘distinguished, meritorious’ service

August 14, 2020 11:23:02 pm

Additional Director General of Police Ritesh Kumar is currently the additional DGP of the wireless department of Maharashta Police, located in Pune. Sushma Chavan is attached to the Pune unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Maharashtra Police.

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Only govt servants to be appointed as gram panchayat administrators, state tells Bombay HC

August 14, 2020 11:23:28 pm

In its interim order, the court also told the state government not to appoint any private person as administrator until further orders. 

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City gets first govt-funded Biopharma Analysis Centre

August 14, 2020 11:09:58 pm

The facility has been set up at Venture Centre, an incubation hub run under CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), and is funded by DBT under the National Biopharma Mission (NBM), launched in May 2017.

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Husband, parents booked over marriage of 12-year-old girl

August 14, 2020 11:00:14 pm

Other than her parents, police have also booked the 20-year-old man and his parents under sections of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006.

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TN Covid-19 wrap: CM unveils Amma Covid Home Care Kit; Guv tests negative for virus

August 14, 2020 10:37:25 pm

Costing Rs 2,500, the kit comprises of a pulse oximeter, a digital thermometer, packs of herbal immunity boosters like 'Athimathuram' and 'Kabasura Kudineer', the state government said.

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