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Mumbai: Western Railway to run six more local train services from tomorrow

September 27, 2020 10:48:51 am

Prior to lockdown, the CR and WR together used to run nearly 3,000 local train services to ferry around 85 lakh commuters daily. Currently, they carry nearly 10 lakh commuters daily.

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Punjab: Farmers extend rail roko till Sept 29

September 27, 2020 2:28:25 am

“We have decided not to operate trains on September 27 as farmers are still squatting on some rail tracks in Punjab,” Divisional Railway Manager Rajesh Agrawal said. The next decision will be taken on Sunday evening as per prevailing circumstances, he said.

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Farm Bills: Haryana Cong announces over month-long protest schedule

September 27, 2020 2:22:47 am

Apart from this, the Congressmen will organise functions at Assembly constituency level and district level to observe “Save Kisan-Majdoor Day” on October 2 while a state-level farmer conference will be organised on October 10.

Karnataka: Congress no-confidence motion against BSY govt defeated

September 27, 2020 2:11:07 am

The debate on the motion, stretching late into Saturday night, was marked by a heated argument between Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah and the Chief Minister over allegations of corruption by members of Yediyurappa’s family.

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Chandigarh: Plant, look after 10 trees for 2 years, says HC while granting anticipatory bail to accused in assault case

September 27, 2020 2:08:59 am

As per the FIR, accused Dharminder was booked on the complaint of Head Constable Lakhwinder Singh, who was deputed at Police Station Sarangpur, Chandigarh, who was on lockdown duty at the time of the incident.

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Chandigarh: PGI doctor awarded Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize for 2020

September 27, 2020 2:02:19 am

Dr Ritesh Agarwal, who got the prize, has been systematically exploring this perplexing disease over the last ten years and has more than 90 publications describing the epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and several first-time descriptions.

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Speculation after Devendra Fadnavis, Sanjay Raut meet in Mumbai

September 27, 2020 10:39:46 am

Both the leaders, however, said the meeting was to discuss modalities of an interview that Raut is planning with the BJP leader as a part of a series of interviews on political leaders for Saamana, a Sena mouthpiece.

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Anti-encroachment drive set to resume in Panchkula

September 27, 2020 1:43:04 am

As per an announcement made by the district administration, the Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker and local MLA, Gian Chand Gupta, has given “strict instructions to the officers of Haryana Urban Development Authority (HSVP) to complete the pending development works in Panchkula city”.

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New 5-month study suggests Covid antibodies may last over 60 days

September 27, 2020 10:05:35 am

For the study, the hospital tested and followed up with 780 people — 448 healthcare workers and 332 individuals who visited the hospital for Covid testing from April to August.

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29 dengue cases so far, Gurgaon crosses last year’s tally

September 27, 2020 10:10:22 am

“Apart from the 29 cases that have emerged, there are over 100 suspected cases of dengue in the district, and three confirmed cases of malaria as well,” said district epidemiologist Dr Ram Prakash Rai.

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‘Espionage’ case: ‘Associates’ ran a low-key pharmacy

September 27, 2020 10:13:35 am

When The Indian Express visited the shop last Tuesday, it was found shut, with neighbouring shopkeepers saying they had little interaction with the duo or knowledge of their activities.

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Mumbai’s first hand transplant: Monika More Discharged

September 27, 2020 1:32:03 am

The 24-year-old will undergo a year-long rehabilitation to be able to use her hands normally. At this point, she has no touch sensation and cannot move her hands

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Telangana caste killing: Victim’s father chased abductors, lost trail in traffic, says police

September 27, 2020 1:27:44 am

Officials at Gachibowli police station said on Thursday evening, Avanthi’s maternal uncle Yugender Reddy and four hired killers went to the couple’s house in three cars and tried to persuade them to go to her father’s house.

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Crowds return to Connaught Place, but not business as usual just yet

September 27, 2020 10:20:18 am

Even though people visit the market nowadays, he said, most come in their cars.

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Delhi govt targets 24×7 water supply to cut dependence on pumps, overhead tanks

September 27, 2020 9:38:15 am

Kejriwal said the Aam Aadmi Party had promised before the Delhi assembly elections that in the next five years, it would ensure 24x7 clean water supply in each household.

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Man impaled by rod in bike accident survives

September 27, 2020 1:19:44 am

Doctors at KEM hospital conducted a series of tests and found the rod had pierced his brain and compressed a vertebral artery. On Thursday, he underwent surgery to remove the iron rod.

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Need time to discuss stubble burning, Kejriwal writes to Javadekar

September 27, 2020 9:41:01 am

Kejriwal said smoke from stubble burning would start affecting air quality in the next few days, and he wanted to discuss a new solution the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) has developed to tackle it.

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Delhi pollution panel imposes fines totalling Rs 4.05 crore

September 27, 2020 9:57:35 am

“The Delhi environment minister and chief secretary have asked departments concerned to implement necessary measures well in advance to minimise and prevent sources of air pollution and dust generation within Delhi,” said a DPCC press release Saturday.

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Ghaziabad woman booked for abetment after husband she accused of assault kills himself in jail

September 27, 2020 9:50:02 am

Two days after the incident, Shamsher's brother approached police with a complaint alleging the woman is responsible for his death.

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Mumbai: SGNP may open to morning walkers from Oct 1

September 27, 2020 1:11:11 am

Physical distancing, sanitising and wearing masks will be compulsory, officials said. The park has lost substantial revenue due to the Covid-19 lockdown in peak summer months — March, April, May and June.

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207 new Covid cases recorded in Chandigarh, three more volunteers get vaccine dose at PGIMER

September 27, 2020 1:11:07 am

As many as 13 journalists and their family members tested positive in the two-day second special camp for Covid-19 testing for media personnel and the club organised by the Chandigarh Press Club and UT Administration at the club premises on September 25 and 26.

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Mahoba businessman’s death: SIT didn’t take statement of main accused, says Tripathi’s kin

September 27, 2020 1:08:32 am

“Without saying in clear terms, the SIT has made people draw the conclusion that my uncle committed suicide by shooting himself with his own gun. If we believe this theory, then SIT should also explain what forced my uncle to take such a drastic step," Tripathi’s nephew Kamal Kant.

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Delhi: Maharishi Valmiki Hospital doctor ‘assaulted by patient’

September 27, 2020 9:52:31 am

DCP (Outer North) Gaurav Sharma said, "We have registered a case against the woman after the doctor complained that she misbehaved with him and also manhandled the staff. We are conducting an enquiry."

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Guard dies after being hit by van in Delhi

September 27, 2020 1:05:34 am

Police said the deceased, Ajay Kumar Singh, was on his way to the store on his cycle when the van hit him near Shamshan Ghat at Lala Lajpat Rai Marg around 9 pm Friday.

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Haryana: Berwala Bird Safari lies in a shambles, last partial maintenance happened in 2017

September 27, 2020 1:00:59 am

Sources in the district wildlife department maintain that no maintenance work took place at the safari in the last two years. The last partial maintenance work happened when two nature trails were cleaned and marked in 2017.