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Monday, October 19, 2020

Mumbai: Two labourers, repairing water pipeline, electrocuted

October 19, 2020 10:11:52 pm

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has ordered an inquiry with additional municipal commissioner P Velarsu, who is in-charge of hydraulic department, seeking a report within 15 days.

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SPPU online examination: Students left in limbo as server glitches crop up after solving complete question paper

October 19, 2020 9:58:38 pm

According to students, while the online examination saw several interruptions, they managed to complete the exam but at the time of submission, the system would not accept the answers and, eventually, students were forced to reappear.

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Bengaluru sees many leave as firms extend ‘work from home’; rent saving driving decision

October 19, 2020 9:46:31 pm

However, the trend of the non-native population moving out of the city has had a direct impact on those in the realty sector in Bengaluru.

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To streamline processing of applications for licences & permits, Pune Police chief comes up with SOPs

October 19, 2020 9:21:43 pm

The various responsibilities on the police machinery in large urban jurisdictions like Pune include issuance of various licenses, permits, police clearances and no objection certificates (NOCs) required for permits issued by other government departments.

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Lawyer missing since Oct 1 murdered, three arrested: Pune police

October 19, 2020 8:39:52 pm

Police have arrested three persons, including a lawyer, in connection with the case. They were identified as Kapil Vilas Phalke (34), Deepak Shivaji Vandekar (28) and a lawyer, Rohit Dattatraya Shende (32).

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Telangana CM announces Rs 10,000 as relief to each flood-affected household in Hyderabad

October 19, 2020 6:35:04 pm

Observing that essential commodities like rice and pulses have been lost due to the flooding, Rao said the financial assistance of Rs 10,000 would be distributed from Tuesday itself, according to an official release.

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TRP scam case: HC directs Mumbai Police to submit progress report by Nov 4

October 19, 2020 9:44:21 pm

In view of the plea seeking interim protection from arrest to Republic TV editor in chief Arnab Goswami, the Court noted that at this stage, he was not an accused in the case.

Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal to be no-entry zones for visitors: Calcutta High Court

October 19, 2020 7:46:13 pm

The High Court said revelers would not be allowed within a five-metre distance for small pandals and 10 metre for big pandals.

As film turns the light on women priests, Bengal blows the conch on change

October 19, 2020 6:49:27 pm

Women priests and changed rituals are finding more acceptance as some question traditions out of sync with the times

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Karnataka temple priest’s family clash with management over Navaratri celebrations

October 19, 2020 2:07:45 pm

According to Sagar police, the management and chief priest have been at odds over various issues in the last few months. The priest's family, police said, resorted to violence after the temple management refused to grant permission to conduct Chandika homa during Navaratri.

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‘Anyone with self-respect will not continue in the post’: Pawar targets Maha Guv over his letter to Thackeray

October 19, 2020 11:42:03 am

Koshyari recently wrote to Thackeray on reopening places of worship in the state and asked if the Shiv Sena president had "suddenly turned secular," triggering a war of words between the governor and the chief minister.

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Water supply to be hit in East, South, Central Delhi this week

October 19, 2020 10:59:46 am

The canal supplies around 270 million gallons of raw water a day to the city, of which around 120 MGD goes to Bhagirathi plant and 150 to Sonia Vihar plant for treatment.

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Noida: 10-year-old boy found dead at Sector 73 construction site

October 19, 2020 10:54:03 am

"We received information from a local that a boy's body was found amidst rubble in an under construction house in Sarfabad... Once we ascertain the cause of death, we can investigate accordingly," said an official from Sector 49 police station.

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Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus Live Updates: Active cases fall below 40K in TN; Telangana to receive heavy rainfall, thunderstorms

October 19, 2020 9:30:43 am

Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: Till date, 4,15,121 males, 2,72,247 females and 32 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in Tamil Nadu.

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Pune: Old couple, son ‘attacked with sharp weapons by men trying to steal petrol from vehicles’

October 19, 2020 9:16:45 am

According to police, when Phadtare, his parents and the tenants spotted some people near vehicles inside their society, it came to light that they were stealing petrol.

In journey through India, artist hopes to paint with most marginalised

October 19, 2020 11:43:31 am

"At a moment like now, when there is so much trauma and fear, for us to occupy public spaces is radical. In UP, where people were not even being allowed to protest, we were standing on the streets and painting," says the artist.

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Man goes on stabbing spree on Bengaluru streets with butcher’s knife; one dead, five injured

October 19, 2020 8:59:53 am

According to the police, the man, later identified as Ganesh, walked for almost two kilometres around Anjanappa Garden, Bakshi Garden, and Balekai Mandi stabbing people without any provocation, spreading panic among residents.

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October 19, 2020 12:42:32 pm

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: The Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) said that at least 20,269 people have been evacuated by the Army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) besides local police and district authorities.

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At Durga Puja pandal: Sanitiser foot mat and kiosk for washing hands to greet visitors

October 19, 2020 6:36:21 am

The organisers said around Rs 50,000 was spent to procure and install these two equipment to ensure all Covid-19 safety norms are followed. Circles have been drawn till 500 metres on the road leading to the pandal to help people maintain social distancing.

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Redeem your constitutional oath: Governor tells Mamata Banerjee

October 19, 2020 7:48:58 am

The Governor’s letter came a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in an interview to CNN-News 18 that the demand for President’s rule in Bengal by BJP workers was “wajib (just)”, given the law and order situation, while adding that any action by the Centre would be as per the Constitution.

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Sepoy ‘shoots himself’ to death in Ghatkopar

October 19, 2020 7:13:27 am

The Ghatkopar police, which was in the process of lodging an accidental death report, said the sepoy was rushed to Rajawadi hospital where he was declared brought dead before admission.

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Kolkata: Man jumps off fourth floor to flee from police, dies

October 19, 2020 6:39:43 am

During investigation it was found that the deceased, Abdul Hussein, was a resident of Hooghly district.

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Another fire breaks out at Kolkata high-rise, 3 injured

October 19, 2020 6:28:32 am

According to police, the fire was first spotted around 3 am on the fourth floor of the multi-storey building where several workers were present at the time. Police were informed immediately after the workers started screaming for help.

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Kolkata: Gold with foreign markings, worth over Rs 2 crore, seized from Burrabazar shop

October 19, 2020 6:33:08 am

Officials from the department raided the shop in the city’s Burrabazar area on Saturday on the basis of intelligence inputs. They searched the jewellery store and found 20 pieces of tola bars, weighing 2.32 kg, with foreign inscriptions.

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Bengal Covid toll tops 6,000, almost 4K cases added in a day

October 19, 2020 6:42:04 am

West Bengal almost reported almost 4,000 cases in a day as a record 3,983 infections pushed up the case count to 3,21,036. The active caseload went up to 33,927.