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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Woman killed in hit-and-run case: Delhi Police arrest 42-year-old dentist

December 1, 2020 2:18:02 pm

Eyewitnesses told the police a speeding Honda City car hit the woman when she was crossing the road and fled the spot. Locals rushed the woman to AIIMS, but the doctors declared her dead on arrival.

Punjab and Haryana High Court issues bailable warrants for Barnala SSP

Punjab and Haryana High Court issues bailable warrants for Barnala SSP

December 1, 2020 10:21:48 am

A Bench of Justice Fateh Deep Singh was hearing the anticipatory bail matter of Harpreet Singh, who had been booked by Barnala police, in October 2018 for allegedly assaulting a PRTC bus conductor at Barnala.

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TRS MLA Nomula Narasimhaiah passes away at 64

December 1, 2020 10:11:31 am

A native of Nakrekal in Nalgonda district, Narsimhaiah was a former Communist leader who won from Nakrekal assembly seat, twice as a CPI(M) candidate. In 2018, he defeated senior Congress leader K Jana Reddy and won Nagarjunasagar segment on TRS ticket.

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Struck by the pandemic: ‘All that I built is lost… I will have to begin from scratch’

December 1, 2020 9:56:54 am

Amid the lockdown, as schools and colleges start new batches in a remote set up, Pankaj Aggarwal's hard work of more than ten year has come undone.

After intense campaign, voting underway in Hyderabad civic body polls

December 1, 2020 9:51:28 am

The civic body election is a high stakes battle for the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the BJP, which is trying to make inroads, and Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM.

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Punjab MPs express their views on the farmer protests

December 1, 2020 9:27:47 am

"The Centre has left Punjab farmers with no option but to protest. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had created history by making Punjab the first state in the country to formally reject the Central government’s anti-farmer laws, now like Punjab, the Centre must make MSP a legal entity," says Congress MP, Santokh Singh Chaudhary.

Reschristened RoundGlass Punjab FC, Mohali club ready for maiden season

December 1, 2020 8:48:36 am

The club, which was earlier known as Minerva Punjab FC before being fully taken over by the new management this year, had won the I-League title in 2018

Amit Shah’s promise to ‘liberate Hyderabad from Nizami culture’ is gimmick, says Nizam’s kin

December 1, 2020 9:49:05 am

The grandson of Nizam VII, Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan, has hit out saying politicians should seek votes by working for the people 'rather than spewing unnecessary negative narrative against Nizam VII.'

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Chandigarh: Withdraw orders to wear GPS watches or we’ll protest, say safai karamcharis

December 1, 2020 8:38:15 am

Sanitation workers argue that after wearing the watches, they were getting a sensation of “whirling” and feeling giddy.

Do cops need policing? Graft charges against Chandigarh cops worry seniors

December 1, 2020 8:34:41 am

At least six FIRs under the Prevention of Corruption Act have been registered against UT police personnel in the last one and half years.

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Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: State reports less than 1000 new Covid-19 cases

December 1, 2020 8:12:45 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: Cumulatively 8,84,897 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state and these include 11,778 deaths and 8,49,821 discharges.

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UP: Pandemic parole extension over, convicts asked to return to jail

December 1, 2020 5:51:55 am

To decongest prisons in view of the coronavirus spread fears, the Supreme Court had in March asked state governments to release undertrials and convicts who are facing offences with a term of seven years or below.

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UP: Labourer booked under anti-conversion law

December 1, 2020 5:48:30 am

Police have lodged a case against two persons – Nadeem and his friend Suleman, both labourers – under UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020.

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Joint venture to power Indian villages bags Times Higher Education award

December 1, 2020 12:25:02 pm

SUNRISE researchers are developing solar-powered applications so people in rural India may enjoy power supply round the clock.

Rajkot hospital fire: 3 directors of firm that runs pvt hospital held

December 1, 2020 5:22:39 am

Police arrested neurosurgeon Dr Prakash Modha, his son Dr Vishal Modha and Dr Tejas Karamta around 8.30 pm.

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Queues at crematoriums get longer in Ahmedabad as Covid-19 cases surge

December 1, 2020 11:58:57 am

On Monday, Ahmedabad city reported 291 cases, and added eight more micro-containment zones, with maximum households contained in the areas of Chandlodia and Gota. Gujarat reported 1,502 new cases.

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Gujarat: Man held for ‘abducting, raping’ minor

December 1, 2020 11:57:21 am

According to a first information report (FIR), the accused abducted the girl on November 18 evening from her village in a Maruti Eeco van and took her to a secluded area where he raped the girl.

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Inaugurates 2 flyovers in Ahmedabad: Amit Shah praises state for infrastructure growth amid Covid, hopes for GDP revival

December 1, 2020 11:54:36 am

At the e-inauguration of the two flyovers, which pass through his constituency in Gandhinagar, Shah said Gujarat has been made a “role model of development” by providing it with world-class modern cities through infrastructure development works, including roads.

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BMC plans floating solar power plant on dam

December 1, 2020 11:50:55 am

According to officials in the Water Supply Projects (WSP) department, the decision of developing a floating solar plant was made after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's suggestion while approving the hydro power project in December 2019.

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Mumbai: FIR lodged against casting director for ‘raping’ actor

December 1, 2020 11:49:44 am

The 28-year-old actor registered an FIR at Versova police station on November 25. She told police she was in a relationship with the casting director since March after initially meeting him for a film project.

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Sena leader backtracks on Azaan contest after criticism by BJP

December 1, 2020 12:26:30 pm

Shiv Sena leader Pandurang Sakpal, who had earlier said that he found the Azaan, the Muslim call to prayer, soothing later said that holding the competition was only a suggestion made by a Muslim party functionary and he had no plans of holding such an event.

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Mumbai: This November was one of the warmest in past decade

December 1, 2020 11:42:56 am

The Santacruz weather observatory, representative of Mumbai, recorded a minimum temperature at 19.2 degrees Celsius on November 10 and 19.7 degrees Celsius on November 7.

Delhi riots: Court denies bail to murder accused, notes witness still in shock after losing brother

Delhi riots: Court denies bail to murder accused, notes witness still in shock after losing brother

December 1, 2020 11:02:28 am

S Hasan Zaidi, counsel for Saifi, had argued that prosecution witness Rohit Solanki was a "planted witness" as he did not name anyone in his statement to the police, but named Saifi in his subsequent statement to the police.

Delhi riots: Accused in murder case gets bail, HC says not seen in CCTV footage

Delhi riots: Accused in murder case gets bail, HC says not seen in CCTV footage

December 1, 2020 11:01:36 am

The single bench of Justice Suresh Kumar Kait has ordered the release of the accused, Shahrukh alias Rinku, in the FIR registered by Jyoti Nagar police station with regard to the alleged murder of one Deepak at Kardam Puri area.

Delhi: Average minimum temperature in November lowest in 71 years

Delhi: Average minimum temperature in November lowest in 71 years

December 1, 2020 11:05:22 am

However, IMD scientists also said the La Niña weather phenomenon, which is currently active, has been influencing temperatures.