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BMC plans to take back children’s theatre allotted for project from NFDC

November 26, 2020 4:20:49 am

Citing violation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the BMC and NFDC, the civic body has said that the lease should be canceled and the theatre be handed over to some other organisation that can start the cultural centre.

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In Pune, Fadnavis attacks Uddhav govt: ‘Paltooram sarkar’ makes many promises, then backtracks

November 26, 2020 4:17:26 am

"This Maha Vikas Aghadi government is a paltooram sarkar as it has gone back on several promises it made to the people. In the last one year of its rule, it made several promises but failed to keep any of them," said Devendra Fadnavis.

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Maharashtra: Dairies concerned over milk supply shortage; procurement prices to rise

November 26, 2020 4:07:52 am

The pent-up demand from hotels, restaurants and canteens on one hand, and an almost stagnant production on the other, has led to the supply-demand mismatch, which spokespersons of dairy say is expected to grow sharper in the foreseeable future.

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Maharashtra: Man who shot dead history sheeter at Hubballi arrested

November 26, 2020 3:58:20 am

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad said the accused, Ankur Singh alias Golu, had been hiding at his relative's place at Ulwe in Navi Mumbai. He was arrested after he came to Andheri station to take money from an acquaintance.

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Maharashtra: Days after 3 found hanging, man held for abetting suicide

November 26, 2020 3:53:59 am

Investigations have revealed that the deceased, Nitin Behere (35), along with others, believed that by taking their own lives on November 14, a New Moon day when Laxmi puja was being celebrated, they would be immediately reborn with superhuman powers.

Safoora Zargar allowed to visit maternal home to care for her child

November 26, 2020 2:26:48 am

Safoora Zargar, who is out on bail in the case, gave birth to a child on October 12. The Delhi High Court had granted her bail on June 23 on humanitarian grounds as she was 23 weeks pregnant then.

5-day survey: Of 57 lakh Delhiites covered, 13,516 show symptoms

November 26, 2020 2:23:05 am

The survey was prompted by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, which turned its focus on the national capital after case and death count rose alarmingly.

Northeast Delhi riots: Plea questions MHA, Delhi govt sanction to prosecute accused

Delhi riots chargesheet: ‘Conspiracy not aborted, continues despite arrests’

November 26, 2020 2:21:41 am

The chargesheet stated that the accused had entered into a “deep-rooted and sinister conspiracy to do an illegal act with the express object to disturb societal harmony by their terrorist acts”.

In Delhi, patients ignoring symptoms, being rushed to hospitals later

November 26, 2020 2:11:06 am

Many hospitals have been seeing patients who didn’t pay attention to mild symptoms and get themselves tested but were later found to have antibodies against the virus.

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Strict monitoring of home isolation cases needed: L-G

November 26, 2020 2:07:15 am

The city recorded 5,246 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday as the day’s positivity rate declined to 8.49 per cent. The death toll increased to 8,720, with 99 more casualties. 

Delhi: Two arrested for murder of BJP worker, his son

November 26, 2020 1:48:30 am

DCP (Northeast) Ved Prakash Surya said the accused have been identified Mohammed Khalid (31) and Tarik Ali (30), residents of Sunder Nagri, and that efforts are on to nab their brother Naasir and his accomplice.

Delhi: Woman forcibly sent to rehab, court orders probe

Rajasthan govt gets Delhi HC notice after cops take away woman

November 26, 2020 1:45:34 am

According to the petition, filed by a lawyer on behalf of the woman, Sheena Choudhary, before the High Court, she was taken away by Rajasthan Police on Tuesday from Delhi while she was having lunch in Jamia Nagar with her friends.

Ahead of farmers’ march, police step up patrol at borders

November 26, 2020 1:45:28 am

The Delhi Metro also said no train will cross borders to enter Noida, Gurgaon or other NCR towns till 2 pm on Thursday.

On fire: Delhi’s garbage mountain

November 26, 2020 1:45:17 am

A fire broke out at the Ghazipur landfill site Tuesday night, burning for almost 24 hours before firefighters could bring in under control. This comes even as the capital’s air quality worsened to severe on Wednesday. A call was received around 10 pm Tuesday about the fire. Delhi Fire Service Chief Atul Garg said, “Firemen […]

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‘Backbone of Covid workforce’: BJ Medical College interns seek increase in stipend

November 26, 2020 1:21:24 am

The medical interns — those in the fifth year of their MBBS course — have highlighted that their monthly stipend of Rs 12,800 is “meagre” in comparison to most other states where government interns “are paid much more.”

TMC’s ‘outsider’ digs may land Bengalis in trouble: BJP

Bengal now a second Kashmir: BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

November 26, 2020 1:24:01 am

TMC secretary-general and state minister Partha Chatterjee said Basu was “uneducated”.

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Ahmedabad: AHNA issues discharge criteria for Covid patients

November 26, 2020 1:17:56 am

The AHNA had earlier announced admission criteria for Covid-19 patients in private hospitals following accusations of creating artificial shortage by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).

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Pashankar suffering from depression, had suicidal thoughts: Pune police

November 26, 2020 12:49:53 am

Pashankar (65), who had gone missing on October 21 and was traced by Pune police at a hotel in Jaipur on Tuesday, was brought back to Pune on Wednesday and reunited with his family.

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Mumbai: Three arrested with input tax credit fraud of over Rs 2,350 crore

November 26, 2020 12:42:22 am

"The total quantum of the fraud committed involves Goods and Services Tax (GST) amounting to Rs 1,159.99 crore," said Seema Jere Bisht , principal additional director general, DGGI, Mumbai.

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To improve Covid hit revenue collection: PMC to cut property tax discount for those failing to keep eco-friendly projects functional

November 26, 2020 12:37:31 am

“The PMC provides a discount in property tax to those implementing environment-friendly projects such as vermicomposting, solar energy and rainwater harvesting,” said Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar.

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Tamil Nadu: Proposed Sillahalla hydroelectric project in Nilgiris raises ecological concerns

November 26, 2020 12:35:19 am

In a bid to address peak-time power deficiency, the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDGO) proposed SPSHEP to produce 1000 MW at Kundah taluk in Nilgiris.

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Mumbai: ‘Blue tide’ spotted along Juhu, Devgad, Ratnagiri beaches

November 26, 2020 12:26:36 am

The spectacle occurs when phytoplankton (microscopic marine plants), commonly known as dinoflagellates, produce light through chemical reactions in proteins, said researchers. Waves disturb these unicellular microorganisms and makes them release blue light, they added.

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Boulders to block roads, heavy deployments: Haryana gets ready for farmers’ march

November 26, 2020 12:30:46 am

A Punjab Police official in Khanauri (Punjab) said: "We are diverting traffic from alternate routes now. We are also ensuring that movement of essential goods is not affected.”

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Dr Sanjay Oak resigns from post of CEO of Prince Aly Khan Hospital

November 26, 2020 12:10:16 am

A spokesperson from the hospital said Oak was suffering from "long Covid", a condition now common during the recovery phase of the Covid-19 infection in which a patient suffers from prolonged fatigue, anxiety, and complications due to the virus.

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HC to hear today plea seeking directions to Haryana not to stop farmers

November 26, 2020 12:02:09 am

The petition has been filed by Chandigarh resident Satbir Singh Walia against the State of Haryana, DGP Haryana, and the National Highway Authority of India.