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Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Coronavirus LIVE UPDATES: Telangana reports 2,207 new cases, 12 deaths

August 8, 2020 10:27:16 am

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Coronavirus Live updates: After reporting its first case on 12 March, AP’s coronavirus graph peaked to over two lakh cases in just 149 days, witnessing a rapid rise, particularly in the past three weeks.

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Tamil Nadu COVID-19 Wrap: CM announces financial assistance to ambulance drivers; Less than 1000 cases in Chennai

August 8, 2020 1:49:52 pm

Chennai reported 984 positive cases, bringing the city's total to 1,07,109. Chennai recorded less than 1000 cases for the first time in months

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UP: Family members in jail for her ‘murder’, missing woman found

August 8, 2020 6:33:39 am

Taking serious note of the incident, Superintendent of Police, Amroha, Vipin Tada suspended the investigating officer of the case, inspector Ashok Kumar Sharma, and also initiated a departmental inquiry against him.

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Record rise in fatalities, Lucknow hits a new high

August 8, 2020 6:21:29 am

Lucknow recorded the highest new cases of Covid as well as deaths linked to the disease. In the past 24 hours, the Capital recorded 707 new cases and 13 more deaths, taking the respective cumulative count to 11,512 cases and 138 deaths.

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Liquor smuggling in Haryana: Dushyant defends excise dept he holds, says Vij should probe police role first

August 8, 2020 5:55:00 am

A day after Vij announced that he has “fully accepted” SET report and marked a “vigilance probe and registration of FIR” in the case, Dushyant, who is also the deputy CM, “dismissed” the observations made by the SET regarding his department.

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Odd-even system at Chandigarh’s congested markets, some shops to remain shut

August 8, 2020 5:47:10 am

The orders were passed by UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore, on the basis of the recommendations received from a committee headed by Finance Secretary to contain spread of infection.

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MHA sends Chahal’s name to DoPT for next Chandigarh SSP

August 8, 2020 5:36:18 am

Kuldeep Singh Chahal is the second longest serving SSP in Mohali after Gurpreet Singh Bhullar. His first stint started in December 2016 which ended in February 2019 when he was transferred to Tarn Taran.

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Chandigarh reports 3 Covid deaths, 47 test positive

August 8, 2020 5:30:53 am

The city has 530 active cases at present, while 23 patients have succumbed to the disease so far. Out of the total fresh cases, 36 positive cases were detected through RT-PCR and 11 positive cases were identified through rapid antigen tests.

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Chandigarh admin introduces on-the-spot mobile testing

August 8, 2020 5:25:25 am

Chandigarh Administrator VP Singh Badnore Badnore has "directed that dedicated teams visit different areas in ambulances carrying antigen testing kits to take samples and test on-the-spot", said a statement issued by the administration.

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Gurgaon: Wedding talks take violent turn, girl’s father stabbed to death

August 8, 2020 2:15:15 pm

Police said the incident took place in Sohna area around 7 pm, when the victim had gone with his wife and two sons to meet the family of a man they were considering as a prospective groom for their daughter.

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Delhi: Month after Tihar unrest, Ugandan inmate dies

August 8, 2020 2:18:17 pm

Delhi Prisons DG Sandeep Goel said, “The inmate had suffered an injury in her right hand during the incident of unrest by some foreign inmates in jail number 6 on June 16, when jail staff had to resort to use of minimum force to control them."

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Pimpri-Chinchwad: Of 9,000 Covid patients kept in home isolation, one succumbed to infection

August 8, 2020 3:07:52 pm

The PCMC administration, however, said there won't be many changes. “We have been putting restrictions that are done in red zone. Curbs like operation of shops on odd-even dates are already in practice,” Shravan Hardikar said.

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Noida man held for killing 70-year-old woman over Rs 1,500

August 8, 2020 1:06:04 pm

According to police, the victim, Santosh Kumari, was found dead at her residence on July 28.

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Delhi: Sero survey round 2 ends, results to be out in 10 days

August 8, 2020 1:02:09 pm

Last month, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain had announced that district health officials will carry out a sero survey across the capital every month, from the 1st till the 5th.

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Delhi: BSES offers to exchange old fans, ACs for energy saving ones

August 8, 2020 2:22:18 pm

The BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has launched the fan replacement scheme for consumers in South and West Delhi. It will also be launched for consumers of East and Central Delhi, said BSES.

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Funeral receipts of some patients who died in Shrey Hospital fire state cause of death as Covid: Families

August 8, 2020 4:48:13 am

However, in the case of another patient Lilavati C Shah (72), who was cremated at VS Hospital crematorium, her son Rajubhai said that the cause of death mentioned in the receipt was stated as “fire”.

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Delhi: Challenges remain as university gears up

August 8, 2020 4:46:47 am

The Open Book Examinations, only for final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students, was slated to begin on July 1. It was then pushed to July 10, and then to August 10.

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DU gets High Court nod, open book exams begin on Monday

August 8, 2020 11:58:31 am

The court directed that regular students “... will be given complete three hours for answering question paper and one more hour for scanning answer sheets and uploading the same.

Delhi HC disposes plea against order of Special CP, tells officers probing riots to go by law

Delhi HC disposes plea against order of Special CP, tells officers probing riots to go by law

August 8, 2020 7:56:20 am

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait said reports in electronic/print media on the order — the order stated that arrests of “some Hindu youth” from riot-hit areas has led to a “degree of resentment among the Hindu community” — are "against the letter and spirit of the order."

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Issued show-cause notice for externment: Civil society members support anti-CAA activist

August 8, 2020 4:27:30 am

Kaleem Siddiqui also filed a plea in Gujarat High Court, challenging the show-cause notice for externment issued against him, while seeking a stay on the operation of it, pending hearing and disposal of the matter.

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Delhi sexual assault on minor: Accused held in 2006 for murder, released for ‘good behaviour’

August 8, 2020 11:31:34 am

The man, Krishan Kumar, was sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2006 case, but was released in 2014 on grounds of “good behaviour”.

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Man detained for ‘killing’ 3 members of a family

August 8, 2020 4:09:57 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Virendra Singh Yadav, Superintendent of Police (Ahmedabad rural) said, "The accused was the neighbour of the victims and he used a sharp weapon to murder them. He also attacked two other women in the same locality.

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Delhi sexual assault: Doctors say minor may require another operation

August 8, 2020 1:13:15 pm

The victim, who was admitted to AIIMS on Tuesday, is critical and doctors are monitoring her condition.

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‘Our kids terrified’: Brutal assault of 12-year-old shakes Delhi neighbourhood

August 8, 2020 11:46:12 am

“I was boiling milk for my granddaughters when I heard her screaming for help. She was on her balcony, covered in blood. I told the children to go inside the house. I was scared and didn’t want them to see the little girl," said the woman, who lives in Outer Delhi.

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Jobs offered to 10 lakh via new govt portal: Gopal Rai

August 8, 2020 3:50:36 am

Over 6,000 companies have advertised on the web portal and there are still 9 lakh vacancies open for jobseekers.