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Raids on to nab wrestler Sushil Kumar, victims record statements

May 9, 2021 1:09:19 pm

The victims have alleged that Kumar and his associates abducted Sagar from his house in Model Town to teach him a lesson for bad mouthing him in front of other wrestlers, police said.

Pune civic hospital allows family members to attend critically-ill Covid patients

May 9, 2021 12:49:56 pm

Dr Wable said this kind of practice is only being followed in YCM hospital and not in other civic hospitals. "We have 650 patients but do not have adequate staff to care for each and every patient, especially those who cannot move out of their beds," he said.

Health license relaxation for eateries in New Delhi area

May 9, 2021 12:47:21 pm

"This has been done to liberalise the procedure and reduce compliance norms, reduce harassment and delays," said a senior official of the licensing department.

Delhi lockdown extended by another week; metro services to remain suspended

May 9, 2021 12:49:55 pm

Delhi first announced a week-long lockdown this year on April 19. It has been extended every Sunday since, as cases and positivity rate refused to dip.

Delhi: 5 oxygen plants to be installed at 5 hospitals as part of CSR initiatives

May 9, 2021 11:52:50 am

The Hindu Rao Hospital, Balak Ram Hospital, and the Rajan Babu Institute of Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis (RBIPMT) will each get a plant with the capacity of producing 1,000 litres per minute.

Ambulance rates capped in Noida: Rs 1,000 for 10 km those without oxygen support

May 9, 2021 11:07:15 am

According to the official order, any non-oxygenated ambulance will be costing Rs 1000 for the first 10 kilometres and Rs 100 for each kilometre exceeding. For oxygen ambulances, the service providers will be charging Rs 1500 for the first 10 kilometres and Rs 100 for each kilometre exceeding it.

Delhi weather forecast: Light rain expected next week

May 9, 2021 10:14:44 am

The Western Disturbance, which is a weather pattern associated with non-monsoon showers in northwest India, is also likely to bring a spell of light rain to Delhi from Wednesday to Saturday.

Anil Deshmukh corruption allegations: One-man probe panel gets powers of civil court

May 9, 2021 10:09:37 am

The move came after the Opposition termed the committee an “eyewash”. Additional powers have been granted to the one-man committee of Justice (retd) K U Chandiwal under the provisions of the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952.

Covid care centre inside ‘gaushala’ with medicines from cow milk, urine

May 9, 2021 8:29:57 am

Called the "Vedalakshana Panchgavya Ayurved Covid isolation centre", it is currently treating seven Covid-19 patients from the village in Deesa taluka.

Swami Adhyatmananda succumbs to Covid; PM, CM condole death

May 9, 2021 6:02:17 am

PM tweeted and stated that Yogaguru Swami Adhyatmanandaji apart from teaching yoga, used to explain deep spiritual subjects in a simple manner.

UP Panchayat Polls: 14-year-old boy killed as kin of rival candidates clash election in Unnao

May 9, 2021 5:46:37 am

Police said the clash took place between family members and associates of winning Pradhan Anuradha Singh and his unsuccessful rival Seema Pal.

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Two UP village heads booked for ‘pro-Pak’ songs, another for cow slaughter: Police

May 9, 2021 5:41:50 am

It was alleged that the processions were taken out despite a strict direction from district administration that no winning candidate of panchayat election would arrange victory rallies or feasts for the people.

Ludhiana: Pyres burn late into the evening as volunteers work overtime to cremate Covid dead

May 9, 2021 5:30:22 am

As Sharma spoke to The Indian Express on Thursday, Ludhiana hospitals had reported over 1,800 deaths out of which around 300 were from outside the district.

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Chandigarh: 7-year-old traced within 24 hrs after abduction

May 9, 2021 5:19:58 am

The accused is a resident of Beriya village at Mahotari in Nepal and was presently residing at Dappar.

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Inquiry initiated against private hospital found receiving 400 oxygen cylinders per day in Chandigarh

May 9, 2021 5:15:48 am

Officials of the administration said that “a private hospital was found taking an abnormal quantity of 400 oxygen cylinders per day, while another hospital of almost same capacity was consuming about 90 cylinders.”

Chandigarh: What are your councillors doing to ease Covid crisis?

May 9, 2021 5:08:16 am

The Indian Express spoke to the councilors about their role and endeavours to provide help to people who are suffering with the virus.

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Punjab: 24 Covid-19 deaths in Tricity, active cases breach 21k-mark

May 9, 2021 4:48:15 am

The cumulative active cases count in the Tricity reached 21,035 on Saturday.

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Chandigarh reports highest ever cases in May, was among top 10 in country

May 9, 2021 4:38:50 am

May has been the cruelest month, with Chandigarh reporting a high of 890 cases on May 3 and May 7, the highest since the pandemic began.

PGI battles Chandigarh admin for precious oxygen

May 9, 2021 4:30:20 am

Governor Badnore intervenes as UT officials stop vendor from supplying oxygen to PGI, saying it’s above their quota

Demand up by 60 MT in 8 days: Punjab gasps for oxygen as cases spiral

May 9, 2021 4:19:16 am

Another government official pointed out that total allocation to the state was 227 MT, including 195 MT allocated from other states which Punjab has been unsuccessful in availing to full capacity due to logistical constraints.

Bijnor MLA booked for attending iftar: Police

May 9, 2021 4:07:03 am

The matter came to light after photographs and videos of the party went viral on social media, said police.

Uttar Pradesh sees 26,847 fresh Covid cases, 298 more deaths in a day

May 9, 2021 4:00:04 am

The fresh death count has also showed a minor decline and 298 Covid related fatalities were reported since Friday, taking the total number of deaths to 15,170 since April last year.

Yogi Adityanath reviews Covid-19 centres in Moradabad, Bareilly

May 9, 2021 3:55:52 am

He added that in order to deal with the challenge of the second wave, the central and state governments are working with full strength.

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Mukul Roy ends talk of TMC return, reaffirms faith in BJP

May 9, 2021 3:43:09 am

“My fight would continue as a soldier of BJP to restore democracy in the state. I would request everyone to put concoctions and conjectures to rest. I am resolute in my political path,” Roy tweeted on Saturday.

Post-poll violence: Dhankhar calls chief secy, DGP to Raj Bhavan, seeks report

May 9, 2021 3:39:05 am

The governor alleged that despite repeated attempts by the Raj Bhawan, the additional chief secretary (ACS) of the Home Department had not forwarded the police report.