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Bhandara hospital fire: Civil surgeon among 4 officials suspended & transferred; contracts of three terminated

January 22, 2021 7:50:28 am

The decision comes a day  after Nagpur Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Kumar submitted an inquiry report into the fire incident to Health Secretary Dr Pradeep Vyas.

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‘In city, 80% of meat supplied is halal’: Delhi meat traders

January 22, 2021 12:58:16 pm

Licenced shops in the city are mandated to display the kind of meat they sell as per existing norms.

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Won’t allow eviction of refugees from Centre’s land, will give them pattas: Mamata

January 22, 2021 3:25:49 am

Addressing mediapersons at state secretariat, Banerjee said that her government would hand over pattas (land certificates) to all such refugees.

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Delhi restaurants to move municipal body against halal meat order: ‘Timing of decision wrong’

January 22, 2021 12:59:00 pm

According to the South MCD order, appropriate action will be taken against those found violating the rules.

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Halal or jhatka: SDMC claims move will help other communities

January 22, 2021 3:03:43 am

South MCD Mayor Anamika said this has been done “to give respect to every religion”. “In Hindu religion, it is said that animals should not be cut brutally... other religions have their own rules. People are free to eat whatever they want," she said.

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Furfura Sharif cleric launches party: ‘Want to be kingmaker’

January 22, 2021 2:52:24 am

Open to form alliance with Left & Cong; planning to contest all 294 seats, says Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui, the 34-year-old cleric of Furfura Sharif.

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With workers’ meets and tours, BJP starts early preparations for bypolls on 4 seats

January 22, 2021 2:36:00 am

According to party insiders, the by-elections will also be a test for the BJP state president Satish Poonia, as three out of the four constituencies, where the bypolls will take place, were held by Congress and it would be a challenge for the saffron party to wrest them this time.

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CEC report on sand mining: BJP slams Gehlot govt, says law and order situation in state jeopardised

January 22, 2021 2:36:20 am

The BJP’s reaction came after The Indian Express report published on Thursday which highlighted how the CEC’s report indicted the Rajasthan government, saying that the state tacitly participated in 'the free-for-all loot of this valuable natural resource'.

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Punjab: Enthusiasm missing, only 38% opt for Covid vaccine shot on Day-5

January 22, 2021 2:15:35 am

According to a Health Department data, only 4,852 health workers got themselves vaccinated out of the target of 12,872 on Thursday.

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Drugs case: Accused objects to giving voice sample to NCB

January 22, 2021 2:12:46 am

The NCB has claimed that the investigators had recovered voice chats between these accused and therefore, it is necessary to obtain their voice samples “to ascertain the nature and extent of their involvement”.

High rise near DU North campus will need new environmental clearance, NGT told

January 22, 2021 2:07:20 am

After concerns about the project’s impact on the area’s air quality, traffic, groundwater and other issues were raised in the application and in February last year, the Tribunal had suspended the EC by stating that the plan does not appear to be viable.

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Farmers hold protest march with over 800 tractors on Mohali roads

January 22, 2021 2:00:58 am

Farmer leader, Davinder Singh Deh Kalan, said that they carried out the march in solidarity with the farmers protesting on the borders of Delhi for the repeal of the three controversial Agri-Laws.

On daughter’s plaint, another FIR against aide of builder who was CBI witness in Sohrabuddin case

January 22, 2021 1:58:20 am

With this, the number of cases registered against the Patels since August 2020 has touched six – four against Raman and two against Mukesh.   

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Private hospitals report better vaccine turnout in Delhi

January 22, 2021 1:55:44 am

At Max hospital in Saket, 100 healthcare workers each were inoculated on Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday. Similarly, at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Indraprastha Apollo, the target of vaccinating 100 healthcare workers was met on Tuesday and Thursday.

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13 heritage items of Chandigarh set to be auctioned for Rs 1.3 cr in Paris

January 22, 2021 7:48:50 am

"I am humbly approaching our mission to step in with the help of local law enforcing agencies and initiate an inquiry into the auction of Chandigarh heritage items and probe as to how these banned items have gone beyond the territory of India," Member of heritage protection cell Ajay Jagga.

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Punjab: Court hands over sacrilege cases’ records to CBI

January 22, 2021 1:45:02 am

The court also directed the CBI to comply with the order of Punjab and Haryana High Court, as issued of January 4, at the earliest and within the prescribed time limit given by Punjab and Haryana High Court.

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Few hospitals see 100 inoculations: Walk-in boost for vaccinations in Delhi

January 22, 2021 1:44:09 am

AIIMS saw 62 workers getting the shot, a slight increase from Tuesday's 55. RML and Safdarjung saw 35 and 34 vaccinations respectively, as compared to 27 and 30 on Tuesday.

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No coercive action against Eknath Khadse till Jan 25: ED to Bombay HC

January 22, 2021 1:40:55 am

Khadse, who had left BJP to join NCP last October, had appeared before the ED on January 15 and was questioned for over six hours in connection to the case.

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Frequent deaths of bats trigger anxiety among residents of Panchkula’s Sector 7

January 22, 2021 1:47:08 am

Residents, who are very familiar with a bat colony residing in the trees of a public park surrounded by a private school, maintained, "At a time when confirmatory reports of avian influenza is coming from everywhere, we cannot overlook and take the death of these nocturnal birds lightly."

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Nigerian man held for cyber crime: Accused trapped victims through voice changing apps

January 22, 2021 1:32:13 am

Police sources said that Francis Emeka, a Nigerian national, was in a relationship with a woman from Ranchi, Jharkhand, whose role is also under scanner.

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Bombay HC stays MU registrar’s appointment by state govt

January 22, 2021 1:32:11 am

The MU registrar’s post had been lying vacant since last July after the death of Ajay Deshmukh. MU Vice-Chancellor Suhas Pednekar had then given additional charge of registrar to Vinod Patil.


HC raps Delhi govt, MCDs on salary delay: ‘Disgusted, ashamed of you’

January 22, 2021 1:27:04 am

The bench ordered the Delhi government to pay back the amount deducted or adjusted by it during the pandemic from the funds to be released to the corporations in two weeks.

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1 death, 16 fresh Covid cases in Chandigarh, 284 people vaccinated

January 22, 2021 1:25:40 am

A 71-year-old man from Sector 30, a case of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension, succumbed to coronavirus at Grecian Hospital in Mohali. The Covid-19 death toll reached 331.

Farmers plan tableaus as thousands expected to join tractor parade

January 22, 2021 1:20:15 am

Gurnam Singh Chaduni, who was elected president of the Haryana Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, on Thursday said lakhs of tractors are expected to join the tractor parade from different parts of the country.

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‘Minor side effects are good signs… mean one’s body is responding well’: Covid Vaccine Principal Investigator

January 22, 2021 1:11:05 am

“There are just minor side-effects like pain, fever and body aches, which are good signs, for it means our body is responding well to the vaccine. Except for minor pain, I have experienced nothing and am now back to work and a normal routine, said PGIMER Professor Madhu Gupta.