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Abhishek Bachchan, along with father Amitabh Bachchan, tested positive for coronavirus on July 11 and got admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati hospital. Amitabh was discharged on August 2 after testing negative for COVID-19.

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The central government on Wednesday transferred Sushant Singh Rajput's death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

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Miguel Herrán, who plays the young hacker Rio in Netflix show Money Heist, once featured in an Indian ad in 2015.

Technology

The training this time will, however, be held online due to international travel restrictions on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, DoT said in the memorandum.

At the Unpacked event, 2020 Samsung unveils five new products including its next-generation foldable smartphone dubbed Galaxy Z Fold2.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Buds Live. Galaxy Watch3 is a next-generation smartwatch from the company bundled with lots of health and wellness features.

Chandigarh News

BJP asks Union MoS Home for CBI inquiry into hooch tragedy
BJP asks Union MoS Home for CBI inquiry into hooch tragedy

The state president said that the rampant corruption by the Congress regime is apparent from the mere fact that in the last few months since lockdown the state exchequer has lost a Rs 5,600 crore in revenue due to the sale of bootlegging .

Punjab CM cracks whip, directs to book those involved in hooch tragedy for murder
Punjab CM cracks whip, directs to book those involved in hooch tragedy for murder

This comes a day after Amarinder termed the hooch deaths as “sheer murder”and vowed that he won’t spare the “killers”.

Haryana police cautions retired govt staff against cyber frauds
Haryana police cautions retired govt staff against cyber frauds

Haryana is adding six more new cyber crime police stations, one each at Faridabad, Rohtak, Karnal, Ambala, Hisar and Rewari.

Daughter of civil servants bags 74th rank, tops Tricity
Daughter of civil servants bags 74th rank, tops Tricity

The topper graduated from Punjab Engineering College (PEC) in 2017 before deciding to sit for the UPSC exam.

AAP leaders demand CBI probe, Capt resignation
AAP leaders demand CBI probe, Capt resignation

When the AAP leaders were taken to the Phase 1 police station, they raised slogans against the Punjab government alleging that the state government failed to stop the hooch tragedy which claimed more than 100 lives.

5 members of child trafficking racket remanded in 7-day police custody
5 members of child trafficking racket remanded in 7-day police custody

The gang members have reportedly confessed their involvement in the selling of at least two children including one in Delhi and another in Chandigarh.

Lockdown blues: Ludhiana records suicide a day
Lockdown blues: Ludhiana records suicide a day

The figures from Ludhiana city police reveal a disturbing trend, according to which at least 120 persons ended their lives and died by suicide during the lockdown period from April 1 to July 31.

Punjab ready to sell 23,500 stubble mgmt machines on subsidy, farmers unenthused
Punjab ready to sell 23,500 stubble mgmt machines on subsidy, farmers unenthused

Punjab government has been providing subsidised farm machinery to the farmers since 2018 under the grant being provided by the central government.

Covid-19: 47% of Punjab’s patients aged between 21 and 40 years
Covid-19: 47% of Punjab’s patients aged between 21 and 40 years

Health economist with the Chandigarh-based Centre for Rural and Industrial Development Aswini Kumar Nanda attributed the high positivity rate between persons aged 21 to 40 years to their “more mobility”.

Cops bust illegal liquor factory in Cong MLA’s native village; locals say had complained over a month ago
Cops bust illegal liquor factory in Cong MLA’s native village; locals say had complained over a month ago

The factory was raided only after a fresh crackdown in light of the hooch tragedy. Two people were arrested and police also claimed to have recovered over 2 lakh ML illicit liquor.

Raw material for hooch flowed into Tarn Taran from 2 sources, supply reached 3 districts
Raw material for hooch flowed into Tarn Taran from 2 sources, supply reached 3 districts

According to the police probe, the two streams of raw material supply converged at a family of illicit liquor suppliers from Pandori Gola village in Tarn Taran.

2017 bribery case: UT Police DIG declines prosecution sanction for Inspector Jaswinder Kaur
2017 bribery case: UT Police DIG declines prosecution sanction for Inspector Jaswinder Kaur

The CBI had held Mohan Singh in 2017 while accepting bribe of Rs 2 lakh from Prem Singh Bisht, from the Sector 31 market.

Purchase of PPE kits, masks by UT Police: UT vigilance dept asks DGP to look into matter
Purchase of PPE kits, masks by UT Police: UT vigilance dept asks DGP to look into matter

The matter was forwarded to DGP from the office of Adviser-cum-Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) Manoj Parida.
The initial complaint into the matter was filed with the UT vigilance wing.

In Sec 45 hospital, staff concerned over proximity of COVID centre to TB clinic
In Sec 45 hospital, staff concerned over proximity of COVID centre to TB clinic

Thirty new patients were registered at the centre in July alone.

Punjab Hooch Tragedy Jakhar wants 2 party MPs who sought CBI, ED probe shown the door, cites Pilot
Punjab Hooch Tragedy Jakhar wants 2 party MPs who sought CBI, ED probe shown the door, cites Pilot

In Rajasthan, in January after the deaths of 107 infants, then deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot had flayed his own government.

Bajwa, Dullo copying Pilot’s playbook, need to be shown the door, says Jakhar
Bajwa, Dullo copying Pilot’s playbook, need to be shown the door, says Jakhar

Targeting their own party’s government in Punjab over the spurious liquor tragedy that has claimed 111 lives, Bajwa and Dullo Monday termed it a “clear cut failure” on part of state’s administration and petitioned Governor VP Singh Badnore for a probe by the CBI.

Haryana: Anti-Covid measures tightened in Chandimandir after spike in Covid cases
Haryana: Anti-Covid measures tightened in Chandimandir after spike in Covid cases

Sources said several personnel attached on the staff of the GOC-in-C, Lt Gen RP Singh, have been quarantined after a non-commissioned officer (NCO) tested positive for the novel virus.

Chandigarh: ASHA workers, police constable among 5 arrested for running child trafficking racket
Chandigarh: ASHA workers, police constable among 5 arrested for running child trafficking racket

Police investigation revealed that the gang charged Rs 4 lakh for a male child and Rs 1 lakh for a girl child.

Haryana hits best recovery rate in country after Delhi
Haryana hits best recovery rate in country after Delhi

According to state Covid bulletin released on Monday evening, Haryana’s recovery rate showed a further improvement to 81.97 per cent.

Hooch tragedy: NGO approaches human rights body, seeks Rs 5-10L compensation for victims
Hooch tragedy: NGO approaches human rights body, seeks Rs 5-10L compensation for victims

The NGO also sought that the compensation be deducted from the salary of Police and Excise officials alleging that they are negligent, and careless in performing their duties.

Chandigarh reports 43 new cases; 8 discharged
Chandigarh reports 43 new cases; 8 discharged

There are 434 active cases now. As many as five children in the age group of five months to 15 years tested positive Monday. At least 17 women from the city tested positive.

Haryana health dept website uploads details of Covid care hospitals, availability of beds
Haryana health dept website uploads details of Covid care hospitals, availability of beds

The documents uploaded on the website details the list of notified Covid hospitals in the state, both private and government.

Chandigarh: Behlana village shopkeeper held for ‘misbehaving’ with woman cop, refusing to follow protocol
Chandigarh: Behlana village shopkeeper held for ‘misbehaving’ with woman cop, refusing to follow protocol

A police party rushed to the spot. Gurpreet Singh was rounded up and taken to the Sector 31 police station. 

SAD MLA says Congress leader patronising illegal liquor sale; latter says ready for inquiry
SAD MLA says Congress leader patronising illegal liquor sale; latter says ready for inquiry

Derabassi MLA N K Sharma said that he had submitted a representation to Mohali SSP and informed him about “large scale sale of illegal liquor that has been going on unabated in Dera Bassi area, including Zirakpur and Lalru”.

Biggest single day surge in Tricity: Panchkula reports 64 cases
Biggest single day surge in Tricity: Panchkula reports 64 cases

The most cases were seen in Raipurrani, where as many as 19 tested positive.

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