According to the local police, the explosion took place at 7.30 am in a residential complex in Mahadevnagar area of Dighi.
The statewide raids as part of the crackdown on illicit/spurious liquor business have been intensified since the hooch tragedy case, which claimed the lives of 113 persons across three districts
Rakesh Pandey alias Hanuman Pandey was shot dead in Sarojininagar area of the state capital.
After the easing of restrictions, Padalkar, a resident of Panvel in neighbouring Navi Mumbai township, recently went to the GRP office at Vashi where he was given part of the money that was in the wallet.
Portion of the wall, measuring nearly 10 metres, of the 1.5-km-long tunnel has caved in allowing slush into the tunnel from multiple cracks.
Three Durga puja committees in the city, all crowd-pullers and located within one-km stretch in south Kolkata, have joined hands to introduce a drive-in 'darshan' concept.
Police said the man has completed his MSc from NIT, Jamshedpur and was working with a private company in Gurgaon.
With the coronavirus-induced lockdown still putting a lid on cultural events, several Telugu regional music bands have now launched virtual concerts and live streamings on social media to connect with their audience.
UP has till now had a total of 1,18,038 cases for Covid-19 and 2,028 deaths. The total number of active cases in the state is 46,177 with 69,833 people discharged after treatment till date.
Owing to the lockdown, MSRTC has suffered huge financial losses. The state Transport department had sought a Rs 1,000-crore financial assistance from the Centre to tide over the crisis.
Giving credit for this recovery to the financial management and discipline as well as directives of CM Yogi Adityanath, he said that despite the challenge posed by coronavirus pandemic, the state has managed to pay the salaries and pension to its staff in time.
Municipality teams, accompanied by officials from the local police station, will conduct the survey. They will be asked to visit housing complexes, especially those in containment zones, to gather first-hand information about senior citizens living there.
“The victim’s family suspect the role of one of their relatives in the kidnapping… Police are still trying to trace the accused involved in the kidnapping," said Moradabad SSP Prabhakar Chaudhary, adding that a note mentioning the boy’s home address was found from his pocket.
Potato prices have also gone up despite surplus as the supply chain has been hit following enforcement of lockdown. Bengal sends surplus potatoes to other states, including Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Assam and Jharkhand.
Kolkata Police said it arrested 671 people and prosecuted 32 vehicles for violating lockdown rules since the morning. The officials booked or prosecuted 379 people for not wearing masks, and 25 people were booked for spitting in the public.
The Trust said as per Islam, foundation stone laying is not done for construction of a mosque, so there is no question of calling the Chief Minister for that, but he will be invited for inauguration of four other facilities, including a hospital and a library, on the same plot.
Experts said that around 12-15 lakh litres of Pendimethalin was sold in Punjab this year and if this is banned then DSR sowing will definitely get hit till the time its alternative is not available.
According to officials, there has been an improvement in both the doubling rate and the growth rate between July 27 and August 7, with the former rising from 52.88 days to 108.67 days, and the latter falling from 1.40 percent to 0.87 percent.
The state’s overall recovery rate is also above the national rate, but has stalled since climbing over 70 per cent at the start of the week. It declined marginally to 70.32 per cent on Saturday despite the release of 2,064 patients.
“One person from the party will be heading each civic body, and the remaining 15 people will be mayors, leader of houses, standing committee heads and other senior leaders of the corporations,” he said.
Speaking in Faridabad, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said, “It does not matter who agrees or disagrees with the report’s findings...corruption will not be tolerated at any cost.”
The spokesperson said the martyrs hence honoured are associated with a range of battles including the 1962 Indo-China war, 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak conflicts, Operation Meghdoot, Pawan, Kargil, Rakshal, and other counter-insurgency operations.
While the hooch tragedy has exposed a well-oiled nexus of illicit liquor mafia, experts ask if PCOCA could have actually helped the police, which, in fact, was caught unawares and reacted too late.
According to a Tata Trusts spokesperson, the hospital has its own diagnostics and pathology lab, which are equipped for processes such as haematology, biochemistry and serology.
The principal chief conservator of forests (PCCF), Ishwar Singh, told The Indian Express that creation of a land bank would make the process of compensatory plantation simpler and quicker, as the DDA would not have to identify new land each time and companies or agencies could approach the forest department directly.