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Free bore wells for Andhra farmers with land holdings in arid regions

Free bore wells for Andhra farmers with land holdings in arid regions

September 28, 2020 3:24:43 pm

A farmer or a group of farmers with a land holding of 2.5 to 5 acres can avail this initiative by applying either online or through the village secretariats.

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Alapan Bandopadhyay new West Bengal chief secretary

September 28, 2020 3:09:12 pm

Bandopadhyay, who is at present the state home secretary, will join his new posting on October 1, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

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BJP leader says will hug Mamata Banerjee if infected with Covid, complaint filed

September 28, 2020 2:54:48 pm

"Such words and statements can only come from BJP leaders. This reflects the mindset of the party. We condemn such insane statements," TMC leader Saugato Roy said.

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Fire breaks out at Fort William in Kolkata

September 28, 2020 12:39:42 pm

The blaze, which was reported at 7.35 am, was brought under control at 11.15 am, a Fire Brigade official said.

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Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: Chief Secy tests positive; Latur temple gets notice after it opens for devotees

September 28, 2020 1:35:04 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News Live Updates: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has initiated the process of purchasing real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test kits after the Indian Council of Medical Research discontinued its supply to states from September.

Mahoba businessman’s death: SIT red flags police notice to Tripathi for ‘gambling’ in August

September 28, 2020 9:59:08 am

The SIT officer said, “We contacted the journalist running the news portal. He told us that he had got the video from a police officer. The officer told us that then SP (Patidar) had asked him to give it to the journalist.”

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From infection to fatalities, Covid numbers slowing in UP; recoveries touch a new high

September 28, 2020 9:46:14 am

The dip in the infection was boosted by the rise in recoveries that reached an all-time high recovery rate of 84.19 per cent on Sunday.

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Lucknow: SP leader booked for putting up posters of Sengar, Chinmayanand

September 28, 2020 9:36:00 am

While Sengar, who was suspended by the BJP, has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the Unnao rape case, Chinamaynand, a former Union minister, is accused of sexual assault.

Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus Live Updates: State tally crosses 5.8 lakh with 5791 cases, 80 deaths

September 28, 2020 9:24:52 am

Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News Live Updates: Till date, 3,50,462 males, 2,30,316 females and 30 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.

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Tractor set on fire at India Gate to protest against farm Bills, 5 detained

September 28, 2020 12:20:24 pm

The fire department, they said, received a call at around 07:42 am. The group, which comprised of at least 20 people, escaped before the police arrived.

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Karnataka Bandh Live Updates: Wait for at least six months to see results, Yediyurappa tells farmers as protests intensify

September 28, 2020 3:05:33 pm

Karnataka Bandh Today, Farmers Protest Live News Updates: Hundreds of farmers under various associations and activists took to the streets against the anti-farmer legislations as the police forced struggled to ensure law and order across the state.

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51-year-old accused held in minor girl’s rape case

September 28, 2020 4:09:35 am

The victim on Saturday had accused the 51-year old man, a resident and sweet shop owner in the victim’s locality, of raping her, along with her brother and her brother’s friend.

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An atlas that maps Pune’s birds, their changing habitats

September 28, 2020 3:56:15 am

Pune is one of the global biodiversity hotspots and a UNESCO World Heritage Region

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Rahul Sinha face of Bengal BJP, says Mukul Roy

September 28, 2020 12:29:41 pm

Roy's comments came after Sinha on Saturday said that he was left out from the committee to make way for TMC leaders who defected to the saffron camp.

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Gujarat: 1,411 new cases; young violators of Covid norms under AMC lens

September 28, 2020 3:20:23 pm

This was followed by Ahmedabad with 197 fresh cases and three deaths. So far, Ahmedabad has reported 35,246 cases and 1,803 deaths. Rajkot reported 171 cases, including 112 from urban and 59 from rural areas, and one death.

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Kolkata: From October 1, enjoy 90-minute cruise on Hooghly for just Rs 39

September 28, 2020 2:30:02 pm

“The idea is to make heritage river cruise experience affordable, and popular among the youth,” said WBTC managing director Rajanvir Singh Kapur.

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‘When she was towed away, there was a sense it was not the end INS Viraat deserved’

September 28, 2020 12:05:22 pm

Director of Maritime Warfare Centre in Mumbai and Officer in Charge of the Naval History Project, relives the glory days of INS Viraat, once the centrepiece of the Navy’s combat capability, and tells Mayura Janwalkar why a generation of naval officers saw her go with a heavy heart

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CM seeks to preserve Gilbert Hill heritage site in Mumbai

September 28, 2020 11:18:13 am

Thackeray, while addressing a live online gathering to mark the World Tourism Day on Sunday, sought the preservation of the historic site as a national monument.

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Mumbai: 1 held, hunt on for S-I who conspired against 2 cops

September 28, 2020 1:55:40 am

DCP (Zone VII) Prashant Kadam said in August a rape case was registered against two policemen from Ghatkopar police station for sexually assaulting a 37-year-old woman.

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Met for Saamana interview, clarifies Fadnavis as Raut says ‘we are not enemies’

September 28, 2020 10:59:12 am

The two-hour long meeting on Saturday between Raut and Fadnavis in a five-star hotel in Mumbai was the first time that senior leaders from the two parties had met face to face after an acrimonious post-poll break up of their alliance last year.

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UP’s ‘biggest’ film city to begin ops by early 2021, proposed land inspected

September 28, 2020 9:44:17 am

Earlier this month, the state government announced that the “biggest” film city will come up in the district.

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Wife of al-Qaeda suspect: ‘My husband is being falsely implicated’

September 28, 2020 1:02:25 pm

The arrest, NIA said, was made in association with the Special Task Force of West Bengal. Ansari will be produced before a special court in Delhi, it said.

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New flats, better amenities on offer under new DDA scheme in Delhi

September 28, 2020 9:23:48 am

On offer are 843 flats: 215 Higher Income Group flats near Jasola Vihar-Shaheen Bagh Metro station, 352 Middle Income Group (MIG) flats in Dwarka Sector 19-B, and 276 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) flats in Dwarka's Manglapuri.

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In some districts of Delhi, flip-flop on home isolation of Covid patients older than 60 yrs

September 28, 2020 9:29:27 am

Southwest Delhi passed an order on September 21, stating that all Covid patients who have comorbidities or are above the age of 60 will have to be admitted in Covid Care Centres or Covid Health Centres.

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Probe ordered into Bandra SRA project stalled for 20 years

September 28, 2020 10:47:29 am

The action comes after residents of Jai Shiv Sai SRA Cooperative Housing Society (CHS) in Bandra East met the CEO last week alleging that their project — sanctioned in 2000 — is one of the 1,315 such projects pending for 10 years or more.