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Friday, February 26, 2021

Centre working to iron out regulatory ecosystem for future: PSA Raghavan

February 26, 2021 11:50:49 pm

One of the key problems, while handling the pandemic, was dealing with multiple regulatory ecosystems even for straightforward matters, Raghavan said.

Bombay HC acquits woman of killing son in 2013, upholds conviction of former DSP

February 26, 2021 11:38:55 pm

The court also observed that a high-ranking officer, instead of taking action against the "notorious" son as per law, caused his death and attempted to make the evidence "disappear".

Punjab Police to establish health and wellness centres for cops

February 26, 2021 11:21:41 pm

The HWC will have facilities, including indoor gym, outdoor gym, space for meditation and yoga, physiotherapy centre and counselling room to provide counselling and appropriate interventions to focus on the health and wellness for the cops.

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BJP wrests 1 seat from Cong in AMC after recounting

February 26, 2021 11:21:27 pm

After Gitaba Chavda raised objections and appealed to the SEC for recounting, it was revealed that the counting of votes of the ninth round was not done.

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BMC clears proposal for developers to pay premium at 50% concession 

February 26, 2021 11:17:34 pm

As per the package, the 50 per cent concessional rate for premium would be valid till December 31, 2021, for all new construction projects – regardless of size and type - sanctioned in the state on or before the deadline.

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Immunisation for senior citizens, 45-plus with comorbidities likely from mid-March

February 26, 2021 11:13:09 pm

In Maharashtra, there are over 800 vaccination centres. Private hospitals which have storage facility, vaccinator, adequate space to vaccinate and experts to handle adverse events will also be selected as centres.

BMC to provide developers with incentives for redevelopment of small houses

February 26, 2021 11:05:24 pm

The new policy was cleared in a meeting of the BMC’s Improvement Committee on Thursday.

Pune: New version of CoWin app to be launched for next phase of Covid vaccinations

February 26, 2021 10:50:08 pm

No inoculations over the weekend.

Pune: Conference on data science to be held on March 8

February 26, 2021 10:36:42 pm

Organised in collaboration with Stanford University, the 24-hour conference will offer an opportunity to the data science community to listen to influencers and experts.

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Pune: Cop dies by suicide at his Shivajinagar home

February 26, 2021 10:12:01 pm

The deceased cop has been identified as police naik Nana Handal (40), attached to the Bundgarden police station of the Pune City police. He was found dead at his residence at Shivajinagar police quarters.

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Gujarat HC disposes of plea over Cong candidates’ nomination rejection

February 26, 2021 9:10:33 pm

‘Ministers shouldn’t indulge in activities that may lead to allegations’

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Gangster Iqbal Mirchi’s family declared fugitive economic offenders: Officials

February 26, 2021 8:59:22 pm

The court of Additional Sessions Judge A A Nandgaonkar declared the three as fugitive economic offenders under section 12 of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act of 2018, official sources said.

BMC’s property tax collection inches closer to 2020-21 target

February 26, 2021 8:58:24 pm

In 2020-21, the civic body had estimated to collect Rs 6,768 crore in property tax, but the same was revised to Rs 4,500 crore.

Over 750 lawyers seek continuation of virtual hearings at NCLT’s Mumbai bench

February 26, 2021 8:46:32 pm

The lawyers have written to the acting president of the NCLT, BSV Prakash Kumar, to exclude the Mumbai bench from initiating physical hearings in view of the current spike in Covid-19 cases in Mumbai and across Maharashtra.

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Court declares gangster Iqbal Mirchi’s wife, sons ‘fugitive economic offenders’

February 26, 2021 8:22:49 pm

The next step as per the Act would be to empower the investigating agencies to confiscate the properties belonging to the accused.

Hospitals look to increase bed strength as Covid-19 cases rise two-fold in Pune

February 26, 2021 8:21:32 pm

In areas under the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), more than 750 new infections are being reported daily for the past few days.

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West Bengal to poll in 8 phases starting March 27, EC announces more polling stations, extra voting hour

February 26, 2021 8:15:46 pm

Counting of votes in Bengal, along with Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry, has been scheduled for May 2.

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PMC compensates kin of 41 staffers who died of Covid-19 with Rs 25 lakh

February 26, 2021 8:13:19 pm

The compensation included a cover provided by the union government as well.

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Has ECI decided Bengal poll schedule on Modi-Shah’s advice, asks Mamata Banerjee

February 26, 2021 11:30:44 pm

The West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief asked the EC that if Assam polls can be conducted in three phases and Tamil Nadu in one then why Bengal polls were being bifurcated into eight phases.

Gujarat rolls out mobile app to telecast live proceedings of Budget session

February 26, 2021 7:46:10 pm

Move to reduce paper use by 80%.

Veteran CPI leader D Pandian no more; TN leaders condole death

February 26, 2021 7:45:57 pm

In his six decade-long political career, Pandian was an active trade union leader among others and had participated in Railway and port union activities, CPI state secretary R Mutharasan said in a party release.

Pune: Staffer held for theft of gold ornaments worth Rs 9.59 lakhs from jewellery shop

February 26, 2021 7:29:44 pm

Police said on February 14, the complainant found gold ornaments worth Rs 9,59,282 missing from the shop.

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500 Covid vaccine centres to be opened for next phase in Gujarat

February 26, 2021 7:24:02 pm

Those opting for government centres will get the vaccine free, while a price tag which is yet to be decided will be attached to the vaccine at private vaccination facility.

Woman held for ‘posting girl’s picture with price tag’ on social media

February 26, 2021 7:14:48 pm

According to police, the accused Radha Singh (32), a resident of Gota in Ahmedabad and native of Morena in Madhya Pradesh, was held by a team of Cyber Crime Cell of Ahmedabad police on Friday after a complainant approached them.

One arrested for ‘abducting’ property agent in Ahmedabad

February 26, 2021 7:09:06 pm

According to police, an FIR was lodged at DCB police station on Thursday where the complainant, 28-year-old Karan Bhatt, a resident of Ghodasar in Ahmedabad, had alleged that he was abducted by a group of five persons in a Baleno car near Cadilla bridge in Ahmedabad on February 17 night.