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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Karnataka lockdown: Relief for MGNREGA workers as state govt permits work

May 13, 2021 11:01:59 am

The government allowed MGNREGA works with COVID-19 appropriate behaviour to a maximum of 40 workers at any location.

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Two arrested in Faridabad for black marketing of Remdesivir

May 13, 2021 10:49:30 am

Both the accused, officials said, had purchased the injections from people who were employed at different private hospitals in the city, and were looking to sell them at a higher price.

Ludhiana: Socks seller boy who got video call from CM, enrolled in government school

May 13, 2021 10:47:33 am

Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Varinder Sharma also handed over a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to the boy’s father Paramjit Singh, in the presence of his mother Rani.

After reports of overcharging, Chandigarh municipal corporation announces free cremation for poor victims of Covid

May 13, 2021 10:47:35 am

Civic body contractor doubles up as pandit at cremation ground.

Navneet Kalra’s anticipatory bail plea dismissed by Delhi court

May 13, 2021 10:31:58 am

On Wednesday, Kalra's lawyer, senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, had told the court that he was made a scapegoat "so that the attention is diverted from core issues in society".

Yet another theft at Jumbo COVID Centre in Pimpri

May 13, 2021 10:31:37 am

Police said while Sutar was admitted to the Jumbo COVID Centre for treatment, an unidentified person stole his gold ornaments worth Rs 21,400 on April 29.

Delhi receives light rains; IMD predicts overcast sky today

May 13, 2021 10:23:28 am

The minimum temperature recorded in the early hours of Thursday was 21.3 degrees Celsius, lower than 23.5 degrees a day earlier.

Ex-JNU student Umar Khalid recovers from Covid-19 inside Tihar jail, returns to barrack

May 13, 2021 9:56:31 am

Umar Khalid had tested positive on April 24 and was later isolated within the jail. “Medical consultation was provided to him and now after recovering, he has been sent to the barracks,” a senior official said.

Centre showing ‘serious bias’ against Karnataka in allocating Covid resources: Kumaraswamy

May 13, 2021 9:43:14 am

"Why the Centre has so much contempt against Karnataka and Kannadigas? Is it due to the fact that Karnataka has elected the highest MPs for the BJP or is it an effort to project Yediyurappa as a villain?" Kumaraswamy questioned.

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Four ministers seek action against Sidhu, one among them was part of meeting at Randhawa’s place

May 13, 2021 9:14:24 am

Kangar was among the five leaders, including Sukhjinder Randhawa, Charanjeet Channi, Partap Bajwa and Ravneet Bittu, had got together Monday fuelling speculation about rising dissent within the party.

Karnataka Bengaluru Live News Updates: Karnataka reports 39,998 new cases, 517 death

May 13, 2021 8:36:59 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News: There were 1,34,792 tests conducted on Wednesday including 1,24,232 using RT-PCR and other methods. So far 2.74 crore tests have been done cumulatively, the health department said.

Visva-Bharati University cancels lecture on Bengal polls

May 13, 2021 6:33:17 am

"Due to some unavoidable circumstances, this 35th lecture is treated to be as cancelled for the time being" was added to the notice.

Malda administration on alert over floating bodies ‘from UP & Bihar’

May 13, 2021 6:17:54 am

The state administration has issued directions to Malda District Magistrate Rajarshi Mitra that in the event, these should be “cremated properly and with due respect.”

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Speedily import vaccines: Mamata to PM

May 13, 2021 6:11:03 am

Banerjee also suggested to Modi that global players be encouraged to open up franchise operations in India to fight the pandemic.

14 health centre chiefs in Uttar Pradesh allege harassment by officials, offer to quit

May 13, 2021 8:36:29 am

This came a day after the district administration removed the officials in charge of the Fatehpur Chaurasi and Asoha primary health centres.

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Rs 200 for Covid negative report: Official sacked after video goes viral

May 13, 2021 5:54:50 am

DM Manvendra Singh also directed officials to lodge an FIR against the accused, Vijay Pal, who was working on a contract at the Nawabganj community health centre in Farrukhabad for the last five years.

Government’s compensation order flawed, include those who died of Covid after doing poll duty: Employees’ group

May 13, 2021 5:46:25 am

The association, in a letter to Chief Secretary, said the government’s order on compensation is flawed as it considers only those who died during the election duty or while travelling back home.

Infection spikes in Meerut, Noida, Muzaffarnagar: Covid deaths continue to stay high, but new cases declining

May 13, 2021 5:41:01 am

The highest number of new deaths were reported from Kanpur Nagar (26), followed by 23 in Lucknow, 17 in Jhansi, 14 in Moradabad, and 11 each in Meerut, Gautam Buddh Nagar and Hardoi.

Gujarat: Herd of 13 blue bulls fall in Narmada canal in Surendranagar, 5 drown

May 13, 2021 5:24:45 am

The herd fell in the irrigation canal of the Narmada project at around 10.30 am Tuesday, SS Asoda, the deputy conservator of forests (DCF) of Wild Ass Sanctuary in Dhrangadhra said.

Ahmedabad: Man held for uploading ‘objectionable photos’ of woman

May 13, 2021 5:18:52 am

A complaint submitted in the matter said a nude photo of the woman was sent to her brother-in-law through Telegram application from an unknown number, police said.

Gujarat: Short-statured woman with critical hump on back gives birth, mother and child safe

May 13, 2021 5:13:09 am

The woman, Antar Davar, was admitted in an unconscious state Wednesday morning, Padwal said. Her short height had fused her lungs and abdomen causing her oxygen to drop to around 50 per cent, the doctor added.

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Gujarat government extends ‘Maru Gam, Corona Mukt Gam’ to prevent spread in villages

May 13, 2021 5:03:04 am

The minister said a total of 15,322 Covid care centres have been set up within 14,236 gram panchayats, where 1.37 lakh beds have been readied to isolate and provide primary treatment with detected with mild symptoms.

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Gujarat government declares cremation ground workers ‘corona warriors’

May 13, 2021 4:57:23 am

The state government also announced that it will set up oxygen plants at 348 community health centres (CHCs) across the state, in preparation of a possible third wave of Covid-19 surge in the state.

Gujarat: Covid cases drop, but rural & tribal districts see rising trend

May 13, 2021 4:51:50 am

Some of these districts such as Aravalli, Dahod, Mahisagar and Panchmahal are also recording a high test positivity rate (TPR) of more than 10 per cent at present.

Gujarat: Woman duped while trying to purchase Remdesivir online

May 13, 2021 4:36:58 am

The drug is currently in high demand for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.