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Delhi Police chief calls for district, thana committees to tackle possible 3rd Covid wave

June 20, 2021 7:54:30 am

In an order, Shrivastava asked senior police officers to form committees in each district and at police stations to “prevent the resurgence of next wave of Covid and help tackle the menace”.

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Dalit woman ‘slapping’ row: Villagers gherao Bhikhi police station, demand FIR against sarpanch

June 19, 2021 9:47:40 pm

The police have already lodged a case against landlord Gora Singh, who allegedly slapped the Dalit farm labourer in Matti.

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Decision on resumption of local train services to be taken after consulting task force: Aaditya Thackeray

June 20, 2021 12:06:13 am

On Saturday, Thackeray inaugurated the Shiv Sena party office at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) head office at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).

Gym trainer arrested for ‘stalking, harassing’ over 100 women online

June 20, 2021 7:57:35 am

The complainant alleged the accused was harassing her by sending obscene messages and stalking her online despite her telling him not to do so.

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Karnataka unlock: 16 districts with Covid positivity below 5% to gradually reopen from June 21

June 19, 2021 9:33:57 pm

The district of Mysuru, where the positivity rate is above 10 per cent, will remain under lockdown for a period of two more weeks, CM B S Yediyurappa said.

Pune: PCMC announces more relaxations, shops to operate till 7 pm, restaurants and bars till 10 pm from Monday

June 19, 2021 10:20:56 pm

The PCMC has also allowed non-essential industries to operate with 50 per cent capacity. However, industries have criticised the PCMC move barring workers from using PMPML buses.

Woman survives unhurt after train passes over her

Woman survives unhurt after train passes over her

June 20, 2021 8:05:12 am

Kalyan GRP officials said the woman, Shruti Vishal Malve who is suffering from a mentally disorder, had laid on the tracks early on Thursday after leaving home without informing anyone.

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Punjab: AAP slams CM Amarinder Singh for govt jobs to sons of MLAs

June 19, 2021 8:20:47 pm

Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Punjab Assembly and senior AAP leader, Harpal Singh Cheema said that Captain Amarinder Singh’s Ghar-Ghar Rozgar scheme has turned out to be ‘Congressiyande Ghar Rozgar’.

For this LIC agent, Covid means longer hours, journey on bike and boat

June 20, 2021 7:59:56 am

“Before Covid, people often ignored insurance. In the last few months, many are opting for life insurance and, sadly, there are many deaths, so many are getting claimed,” LIC agent Binda Rawat said.

‘Have great respect for social activism, but politics makes it easier to implement changes we want’: Vijay Kumbhar

June 19, 2021 7:38:02 pm

RTI and anti-corruption activist Kumbhar had recently joined the Aam Aadmi Party as its state organiser, which marks his debut into the world of politics.

‘Sand mafia’: Pune cops seize three trucks with sand worth Rs 31.8 lakh; 6 booked

June 19, 2021 7:32:45 pm

A Crime Branch team raided an illegal gambling den at Khedkar Mala in Uruli Kanchan on Friday and arrested five persons in this case.

Maharashtra: Five cooperative sugar mills yet to pay farmers, repay banks as September deadline looms

June 19, 2021 7:28:36 pm

A month after the crushing season has ended, sugar mills in the state are still to pay Rs 2,955.55 crore to their farmers.

Capt defends govt jobs to sons of Cong MLAs; SAD says ‘purchasing loyalty’

June 19, 2021 7:24:54 pm

Taking a dig at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Amarinder said if these parties provide names of any youth whose father or grandfather have made similar sacrifices for the nation, they will also be provided jobs.

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Air Force to Delhi Police, AAP govt to give Rs 1 crore to families of 6 personnel who died on duty

June 20, 2021 8:04:10 am

Three out of the six personnel worked in the Indian Air Force, two personnel in Delhi Police and one was a Defence Personnel, said Sisodia.

Preventing anaemia among pregnant women: Treating 70,000 anaemic women under AMB prog, says Maharashtra health officer

June 19, 2021 7:12:18 pm

According to the National Nutrition Survey, 30 to 50 per cent anaemia cases are linked to iron deficiency.

Ludhiana administers 1 million Covid jabs, achieves feat in 5 months

June 19, 2021 7:01:09 pm

With this, Ludhiana on Saturday also became the first district of Punjab to have administered one million doses of the Covid vaccine, confirmed Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma.

Gujarat: Illegal VoIP exchange network busted, one person arrested

June 20, 2021 1:25:57 am

A JioFi router, WiFI router, CPU, and other computer hardware and software, worth Rs 46750, have also been seized

Hundreds living in Delhi’s shelter homes still await Covid shot

June 20, 2021 8:06:53 am

According to the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board, there are over 209 shelters across the city. These include temporary structures housing more than 4,000 people, most of them daily wagers.

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Delhi to give financial assistance to children in distress

June 20, 2021 8:09:33 am

Due to a lack of state guidelines, the programme had not been implemented yet in Delhi. As per the newly released guidelines, the quantum of assistance is Rs 2,000 per month and is limited to two children per family.

Gunmen spare man’s life after his daughter walks into the shop in Faridabad

June 20, 2021 8:12:27 am

“The accused claimed that on seeing the child, they changed their mind and instead waited until the girl was gone before threatening her father, looting the cash, and fleeing the spot,” Sube Singh, PRO of Faridabad Police, said.

PCMC chief under fire from corporators, Mayor accuses him of playing politics at NCP’s behest

June 19, 2021 7:04:22 pm

The mayor's comments came a day after ruling BJP corporators accused Patil of playing politics over the issue of granting Rs 3,000 financial assistance to hawkers, vendors, auto-rickshaw drivers and barbers.

Pune-based group holds short film festival to help backstage theatre artistes hit by pandemic

June 19, 2021 4:18:20 pm

“Since the lockdown, the theatre industry has been affected greatly and there seems to be no quick recovery at present. Being familiar with the way theatre works, we backstage artists are suffering as their livelihood has vanished,” says Kushal Kote, the head of events at Wide Wings.

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Pune: New Covid cases lowest in 5 weeks but six ward office areas witness a rise

June 19, 2021 10:06:10 pm

The PMC’s weekly report said that while 1,962 new patients were found infected from June 5 to 11 at a positivity rate of 4.75 per cent, 1,838 new infections were reported from June 12 to 18 at a weekly positivity rate of 4.96 per cent.

Assam proposes two-child norm to avail of govt schemes

June 20, 2021 1:35:06 am

The proposed population control policy will, however, not be applicable in all the schemes in Assam immediately as many of the benefits are offered by the central government, Himanta Biswa Sarma said at a press conference here.

Samajwadi Party leader who appeared in Facebook Live with elderly Ghaziabad man arrested

June 20, 2021 8:15:07 am

In an FIR, police had alleged that Ummed Pahalwan Idrisi “attempted to give the incident a communal colour”.

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