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Monday, November 30, 2020

Delhi government reduces RT-PCR test price to Rs 800

November 30, 2020 6:25:04 pm

The testing of samples collected through home visit will cost Rs 1,200. All labs and hospitals have also been asked to display the revised rates at a prominent place within 24 hours.

Karnataka: Yediyurappa’s political secretary NR Santhosh says did not attempt suicide

November 30, 2020 2:51:09 pm

Clarifying that he has not attempted suicide, Santhosh said, “After taking the wrong medician I felt drowsy and hence was taken to hospital by my family. I have no reason to commit suicide and there was no political pressure.”

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Arvind Kejriwal issues directives to reduce price for covid tests in Delhi’s private labs

November 30, 2020 1:11:49 pm

Currently, people have to spend Rs 2,400 for the RT-PCR test at private labs.

Eight-year-old girl raped, strangled to death in Rajasthan

November 30, 2020 1:00:51 pm

The accused abducted the minor from her house on Friday night while she was sleeping with her mother. She was allegedly raped and strangled to death before the accused threw her body into a dry well.

FIR against casting director on charge of raping TV actress

November 30, 2020 12:08:30 pm

The FIR was registered last week after the actress submitted an application at Versova police station, accusing the casting director of raping her at various locations in the city after promising to marry her, an official said.

Mayawati asks UP govt to reconsider its new anti-conversion law

November 30, 2020 12:03:36 pm

The BSP president said that the ordinance on love jihad brought by the UP government in a hurry is full of doubts and apprehensions and added that there is neither any recognition nor acceptability to conversion through force or deceit in the country.

'No question of fielding a Muslim': Karnataka minister on Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll

‘No question of BJP fielding a Muslim’: Karnataka minister on Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll

November 30, 2020 11:37:43 am

The Belagavi Lok Sabha seat fell vacant following the death of Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi due to COVID-19. The date for the bypoll is yet to be announced by the Election Commission.

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‘Will announce my decision soon’, says Rajinikanth on entering politics

November 30, 2020 3:51:32 pm

Rajinikanth, who will turn 70 next month, has been reportedly advised against entering politics by doctors, who said that his health will not permit him to run campaigns during a pandemic.

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Tamil Nadu Covid-19 restrictions to remain in force till Dec 31, some exemptions made

November 30, 2020 12:06:49 pm

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Guidelines & Rules: Marina beach in Chennai to reopen on December 14; e-registration not mandatory for travellers from Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka; swimming pools to open for sports training.

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At Chandigarh’s new integrated call centre, complaints resolved on papers only

November 30, 2020 10:18:19 am

The helpline was inaugurated two months ago by Municipal Commissioner KK Yadav and a new complaint number (0172-278720) was launched. A timeline has been set for different problems, which are supposed to be resolved in the specified time.

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Chandigarh Covid-19 toll at 276; Mohali reports 113 new cases

November 30, 2020 9:42:49 am

As per data, 14,628 out of every 10 lakh people in the UT have tested positive. The active ratio is 6.5 per cent and case fatality ratio is 1.6 per cent.

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Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus Live Updates: 1,410 fresh cases recorded in TN, Lockdown extended till Dec 31

November 30, 2020 6:42:05 pm

Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: For the first time since March, Marina beach in Chennai will open for the public on December 14. Swimming pools will be reopened across the state for sports training. Entry will remain restricted to the general public.

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Karnataka Bengaluru Live Updates: State reports 1,291 fresh Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths

November 30, 2020 5:04:56 pm

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: According to the health department bulletin, cumulatively, 8,83,899 Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state and these included 11,765 deaths and 8,47,612 discharges.

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Will go with people’s decision: Suvendu on his home turf after quitting TMC govt

November 30, 2020 5:41:47 am

Addressing an event in memory of late freedom fighter Ranjit Kumar Bayal at Mahishadal in Purba Medinipur district, Suvendu Adhikari invoked Bhimrao Ambedkar and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and said that he will uphold the Constitution and serve Bengalis and Bengal as their “sevak”.

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Bengal: Campuses to stay shut, online classes to go on

November 30, 2020 5:34:34 am

After a virtual meeting with vice-chancellors of state universities, State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said campuses “cannot be opened for students due to the Covid-19 pandemic under the present circumstances.”

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Back in Darjeeling, GJM leader says BJP fooled people of Hills for 15 yrs

November 30, 2020 5:27:48 am

Addressing party workers in Kurseong, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri asserted that this time, the GJM would support TMC to elect Mamata Banerjee as the Chief Minister for the third straight time.

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Governor may soon ask TMC to prove majority in Assembly: BJP MP

November 30, 2020 5:28:39 am

“The way TMC MLAs are leaving the party, the Governor may all of a sudden ask the Chief Minister to prove majority. There is a possibility as several ministers in the Mamata Banerjee Cabinet are ready to switch over to the BJP,” claimed BJP MP Saumitra Khan.

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Abhishek Banerjee dares BJP leaders to take his name instead of ‘resorting to bhaipo’

November 30, 2020 4:33:55 am

Sharpening his attack, TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday called Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya as outsiders. He also called state BJP president Dilip Ghosh a "goon".

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UP: Govt promises job to dead Balrampur journalist’s wife; 17 people questioned

November 30, 2020 4:18:23 am

Superintendent of Police Dev Ranjan Verma told The Indian Express that the district administration gave a cheque of Rs 5 lakh to the journalist’s family on Sunday.

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Adityanath to visit Mumbai this week, meet industrialists

November 30, 2020 4:14:54 am

A government spokesperson said the Chief Minister is scheduled to meet Tata Sons chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Hiranandani Group chairman Niranjan Hiranandani, L&T chairman S N Subrahmanyan and other industrialists.

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In random testing, places of worship emerge most risky zone for Covid-19

November 30, 2020 4:05:52 am

Uttar Pradesh reported 24 more Covid-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the death toll to 7,742, while 2,036 new cases pushed the state's infection tally to 5,41,873.

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Pune: Youth booked for abetment to suicide after minor girl’s kin allege conversion bid

November 30, 2020 9:55:07 am

The girl was found hanging from the ceiling in her house in Ahmednagar on November 25. While no suicide note was found, a case of abetment to suicide was registered at Tofkhana police station Saturday based on the complaint filed by the girl’s mother.

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Maharashtra: Former BJP minister in spot for threatening policeman

November 30, 2020 3:47:38 am

"Policesaana vidhasabhet ulta tangu (Will hang the police upside down in the Vidhan Sabha)," Lonikar is heard telling an assistant police inspector (API) from Partur, his home constituency, in the audio clip.

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Maharashtra CID’s fingerprint centre helps crack 588 types of crimes since 2015

November 30, 2020 9:23:46 am

Collection of fingerprints from crime scenes and using the database to match them with suspects has, more recently, enabled the police to trace some house-breakers within 48 hours.

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No deal between Pawar and Shah for secret 2019 swearing-in: Raut

November 30, 2020 9:22:20 am

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said in his weekly column Rokhthok in Saamana that it was "completely false" that Pawar and Union Home Minister Amit Shah had a meeting where the plan for an early morning swearing-in ceremony was decided.