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Prof Sanjeev Dhurandhar elected APS Fellow for his contribution to physics

September 30, 2020 12:53:37 pm

It is a rare international honour, especially for scientists working in India, read a statement issued on Tuesday by IUCAA.

‘Covid infection leads to two types of cardiac complications: acute & chronic’

‘Covid infection leads to two types of cardiac complications: acute & chronic’

September 30, 2020 12:20:44 pm

Patients with underlying heart disease are at increased risk of complications such as intensive care unit admission, ventilator support and also death, following Covid infection.

Electricity dept disconnects street lights in Chandigarh villages

September 30, 2020 11:52:49 am

“I have asked the executive engineer concerned to check if the bills were pending before we took over the villages. If not, he has been asked to take necessary action,” said the civic body chief engineer, Shailender.

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Punjab: 1,600-metre stretch of Kharar flyover opened to traffic

September 30, 2020 11:43:02 am

A senior official of NHAI told The Indian Express that after opening the 1,600-metre stretch from Balongi, they would open the flyover from Ludhiana side by the end of next month which would be a major relief for commuters.

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Farmers, arhtiyas intensify protest, call for boycott of Reliance, its products

September 30, 2020 11:39:44 am

In a statement, the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) said, “On October 2, farmers will take a pledge for social boycott of those political leaders and representatives whose parties have not opposed the anti-farmers laws”.

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Patiala sees high incidence of occupational spread of Covid

September 30, 2020 11:31:40 am

Starting from banks to motor garages, combine making units to car showrooms, petrol pumps to sweet meat factories and factories to schools, the district has witnessed the virus spreading among the employees of these units.

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Khattar raises paddy procurement cap after farmers threaten stir

September 30, 2020 11:13:46 am

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) has objected to the condition under which the government agencies will procure the produce up to 25 quintal per acre only. Citing higher production of paddy, the BKU wants this cap to be revised to 30 quintal per acre.

Chandigarh: Residents of micro-containment zone allege house arrest, move High Court

Chandigarh: Residents of micro-containment zone allege house arrest, move High Court

September 30, 2020 10:33:35 am

Around 35 people were confined inside their houses despite the fact that they all tested negative for COVID-19.

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NCB arrests four for selling MDMA to college students in Karnataka

September 30, 2020 10:35:16 am

The contraband was imported from the Netherlands and paid for using bitcoins on the darknet, the NCB said. The arrests were made after confiscating a package from the foreign post office in Bengaluru.

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Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus Live Updates: Lockdown till Oct 31; Order permitting classes 10-12 students to visit school put on hold

September 30, 2020 9:30:21 am

Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News Live Updates: The restrictions on containment zones will remain in place without any relaxation. Popular tourist spots, research centres, colleges, theatres, museums and amusement parks will remain closed.

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Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus Live Updates: Karnataka, Bengaluru see biggest single-day spike in new cases

September 30, 2020 9:13:07 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: According to NCB, the contraband was imported from the Netherlands via the darknet and paid through bitcoins.

Maharashtra: No dandiya, garba events as govt issues Navratri SOP

September 30, 2020 6:27:37 am

In a 16-point circular issued ahead of Navratri, Durga Puja and Dusshera, the state home department said the festivals need to be celebrated in a “simple manner”. This year, Navratri starts on October 17, with Dusshera falling on October 25.

Six family members can perform last rites of Covid victims, says Bengal govt

September 30, 2020 6:25:07 am

Only six members of a deceased person’s family can attend the cremation or the burial.

West Bengal: After a month, active cases back to 26K

September 30, 2020 6:16:34 am

However, Bengal’s discharge rate continued to move upwards, rising to 87.8 per cent on the back of the recovery of 2,961 patients.

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Mumbai University senate member questions nod for satellite centre, writes to Governor

September 30, 2020 5:22:36 am

University of Mumbai senate member Mandar Sawantdesai questioned the move to accept the proposal allegedly without abiding by the timeline and criteria prescribed by the department in its September 18 government notification.

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Maharashtra Governor issues notification modifying FRA to allow tribals build houses near forest areas

September 30, 2020 12:49:26 pm

The notification was issued by the Governor using his powers under sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph 5 of the Schedule V of the Constitution, an official statement issued by Raj Bhawan said.

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Guided tours to heritage sites, markets to restart in Mumbai

September 30, 2020 12:51:50 pm

The restarting of guided tours will almost coincide with the reopening of restaurants, cafes and bars.

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Maharashtra Education Minister Uday Samant in home isolation after testing positive for Covid

September 30, 2020 5:06:39 am

As a matter of caution, Sawant has urged those who had come in touch with him just before he went into quarantine to exercise caution.

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Funds taken away to fight Covid, Sena’s Konkan MLAs meet Uddhav Thackeray

September 30, 2020 5:00:07 am

The legislator added that Uddhav has assured them that he would take up the matter with the finance department, led by NCP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.

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Bandra court discharges 12 Indonesian nationals

September 30, 2020 4:55:00 am

The plea stated the 12 Indonesian nationals had come to India on February 29 and attended the congregation of the jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi.

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Strike by non-teaching staffers: Three Maharashtra varsities defer final-year exams

September 30, 2020 4:52:41 am

A statement by Samant on Monday said the state government was positive towards solving issues raised by the committee and urged it to withdraw the strike in view of smooth conduct of exams for students.

Mumbai: Start paying for pay and use public toilets again

Mumbai: Start paying for pay and use public toilets again

September 30, 2020 4:36:28 am

On September 24, the BMC issued an order stating that public toilets that run on “pay and use” basis can again start charging for services.

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Mumbai: Cyber fraudsters dupe 78-year-old of Rs 2.32 lakh

September 30, 2020 4:34:53 am

Mehta gave away his credit card number, CVV and expiry date details as well as the OTP generated on his cellphone.

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Sushant, Salian deaths: Court restrains few persons from posting online defamatory content against Arbaaz Khan

September 30, 2020 4:23:17 am

Khan had approached the court with a defamation suit stating that these persons were using social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, to put up posts alleging his involvement in the deaths of actor Sushant Singh Rajput and his former manager Disha Salian in June.

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Aspiring actor Akshat Utkarsh found dead in Andheri home

September 30, 2020 4:03:21 am

Utkarsh, who had shifted to Mumbai two years ago, was staying as a paying guest at Gokul society in Andheri with owner Sneha Chauhan, for the last six months.