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Now, a scale to help youngsters know where they stand on ‘Flourishing Spectrum’

June 18, 2021 4:51:45 pm

This is part of an initiative called 'Nirman', which was started by the doctor couple Dr Abhay and Rani Bang in 2006 to identify, nurture and organise young changemakers to solve various societal challenges.

BJP MLC Vishwanath alleges Rs 21,473 crore tender 'scam', targets K'taka CM's son

BJP MLC Vishwanath alleges Rs 21,473 crore tender ‘scam’, targets Karnataka CM’s son

June 18, 2021 4:00:51 pm

"The tender of over Rs 20,000 crore is ready in the Irrigation department, which pertains to Bhadra Upper canal project and Cauvery irrigation project. No financial clearance (from the Finance Department) has been sought, no board meeting took place. It was done in a hurry," Vishwanath alleged at a press conference.

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No anganwadi or education centre to be closed, no employee to be laid off; Andhra CM reviews ‘Nadu-Nedu’ progress

June 18, 2021 3:46:35 pm

Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting on the progress of 'Nadu-Nedu' works in schools and Anganwadi centres and said that the reforms are also in tune with the National Education Policy.

Delhi riots: HC adjourns UAPA accused Gulfisha Fatima’s habeas corpus plea, cites large number of cases

June 18, 2021 3:36:24 pm

The Delhi Police had opposed a habeas corpus plea by student activist Fatima stating that it was not maintainable, but is a "blatant abuse of the process of law and deserves to be dismissed with cost."

Four arrested for conducting unauthorised vaccination drive in Mumbai housing society

June 18, 2021 3:49:55 pm

The Kandivali Police, however, said there is no clarity on whether the vaccines administered to 390 people from the housing society on May 30 were genuine or not.

Tamil Nadu lockdown relaxation

Covid-19: TN govt mulls opening public transport in 27 districts

June 18, 2021 3:21:00 pm

The relaxations will not apply to 11 districts – Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthrurai – as active caseload continues to remain high

Pune: Missing man found dead days after murder of wife, son

June 18, 2021 2:53:10 pm

Police suspected the victim's involvement in the murder of his son and wife.

Former SC judge Justice Santosh Hegde files complaint against cyber fraudsters 

June 18, 2021 2:05:53 pm

Earlier similar cyber fraud complaints have been lodged by the various senior IPS officers in Karnataka.

‘Baba Ka Dhaba’ owner in Safdarjung Hospital following suicide bid, says Delhi Police

June 18, 2021 2:55:52 pm

Last year, Kanta Prasad had lodged an FIR of cheating against YouTuber Gaurav Wasan for allegedly misappropriating money that was raised to help him and his wife.

Ex-Lokayukta of Karnataka Justice Santosh Hegde files complaint against cyber criminals

June 18, 2021 1:50:57 pm

According to the complaint filed on June 15 by Santosh Hegde, he received a call from an unknown number on June 14 at 6 pm where a woman informed him that the reward points of his credit cards were going to expire soon.

Pune: Mortality rate sees slight increase even as daily Covid-19 cases continue to dip

June 18, 2021 1:02:18 pm

On June 17, areas under PMC had 2,703 active cases, an 85 per cent drop from last month’s figure.

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Hope, despair, hope: Natasha Narwal’s brother details 50 hours between bail news, her release

June 18, 2021 2:19:37 pm

"That day a lot of confusion was there in my mind. Pessimism had taken root. I couldn’t sleep properly", said Aakash Narwal.

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Delhi HC flags violations as city unlocks, says such breach will only hasten 3rd wave

June 18, 2021 1:33:14 pm

The high court asked the Centre and Delhi government to take strict measures, sensitise shopkeepers and hold meetings with markets and vendors associations in this regard.

State govt joins hands with Cognizant Foundation to dedicate 100-bed COVID care facility in Pune

June 18, 2021 12:26:31 pm

Located at Mahalunge, the COVID care facility offers 100 oxygen beds, patient monitors and defibrillators to help provide lifesaving care to underserved communities through INR 92 lakh in relief funding by the foundation.

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PCMC to set up Covid helpline for children, to be manned by school kids

June 18, 2021 12:07:22 pm

On Thursday, the civic chief held a meeting of principals, teachers and parents of eight schools. The meeting was also attended by sixteen students from class 7 to 9.

From Patna to Ludhiana, a 19-year-old’s search for her husband

June 18, 2021 11:53:58 am

The woman only had the incomplete phone number of her husband, police used it to track him down.

Pune this weekend: Community dance, ancient craft workshop and Father’s day painting

June 18, 2021 11:31:13 am

You could also take in an art exhibition, beat the gloom with a comedy festival or engage with a common problem of email

Chennai: YouTuber Madan, accused of obscene talk in live-streamed game videos, arrested

June 18, 2021 12:58:16 pm

Madan aka Madan OP enjoys a cult following among youngsters, mostly below 18. With 776K subscribers on YouTube and more than 100K subscribers on Toxic Madan 18+, he live-streamed videos of his gameplay were regularly uploaded.

Delhi Police bust fake call centre, arrest 7 for duping customers by posing as Amazon support

June 18, 2021 10:38:31 am

The callers, on the pretext of helping people, would note down their account details and siphon-off money from their bank accounts by purchasing gift cards.

Ghaziabad Police asks Twitter India MD to report to police station within 7 days

June 18, 2021 10:30:40 am

This comes after Ghaziabad Police booked certain journalists, Congress leaders, Twitter Inc and Twitter Communications India Pvt over tweets in connection with a video of an elderly Muslim man being allegedly assaulted.

One Nation, One Card transactions record uptick in Seemapuri amid Delhi-Centre tussle over ration

June 18, 2021 10:11:47 am

Between June 11 and June 17, there have been 225 transactions under the ONORC policy across 42 fair price shops in Seemapuri circle.

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Plumber dies at Hyderabad airport, investigation underway

June 18, 2021 10:10:40 am

The GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited, in an official statement, said "A worker of Faber Sindoori Facilities Management Services was found dead today. The cause of death is yet to be ascertained. We are offering all our support to the family of the deceased."

Pune witnesses continuous rainfall at night, moderate showers on Friday

June 18, 2021 9:59:40 am

On Friday, the IMD has forecast moderate intensity rain over Pune city and heavy rain along the ghats in Pune district.

Delhi court acquits couple accused of subjecting daughter-in-law, a police constable, to cruelty

June 18, 2021 9:50:36 am

The court also granted a compensation of Rs 10,000 to the in-laws stating that they have “suffered ignominy of trial for several years".

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Special courts to dispose of cases quickly: Madras HC

June 18, 2021 9:32:06 am

While passing orders on a petition, the Supreme Court in September 2020 had directed the Madras High Court to monitor the progress of the cases pending in the Special Courts for trial of Criminal Cases against MPs/MLAs in Tamil Nadu.