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AAP’s Cheema writes to Scheduled Castes panel on ministers’ role in ‘scholarship scam’

June 13, 2021 12:13:47 am

In his letter to Vijay Sampla, chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Cheema alleged that Captain Amarinder Singh and the ruling Congress government had misappropriated the scholarships for SC students.

Schools, colleges run by Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments to get facelift: Minister

Schools, colleges run by Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments to get facelift: Minister

June 12, 2021 11:49:56 pm

Toilets and buildings would be replaced in the first phase for which Rs 1.70 crore has been allocated, State HR and CE Minister Sekar Babu said.

KC Iyer, IIT-Delhi professor and brain behind several infra projects on campus, dies of Covid

June 12, 2021 11:25:22 pm

Associate Dean (Infra-Electrical) Abhijit R Abhyankar said Iyer and his family had contracted the virus around April 25.

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Financial woes, labour & raw material crunch: Pune restaurants, bars to offer fewer dishes

June 12, 2021 10:58:57 pm

Many bars and restaurants they are yet to pay taxes and rentals, among others, although no business was coming in for most of the year.

Police arrest Haryana man whose credentials were used to rent flat for gangsters Bhullar, Jassi

June 12, 2021 10:44:51 pm

Jaipal and Jassi were killed by a Special Task Force (STF) of West Bengal Police after they allegedly opened fire on a police party that raided their flat near Kolkata, Prasad said.

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Panic in two villages near Hinjewadi after sighting of leopards

June 12, 2021 10:05:57 pm

A villager, Hanumant Paigude, said the leopards had killed a few of his hens and roosters.


Maharashtra Covid toll over 1.08 lakh, higher positivity rate in 9 districts

June 13, 2021 12:48:57 am

In a process of reconciliation exercise across all districts, Maharashtra has added 6,500 Covid fatalities in past three days, most from April and May, when fatalities peaked during the second wave.

IMD red alert for southern Konkan region, orange for Mumbai & Thane today

June 12, 2021 10:01:35 pm

While Raigad and Ratnagiri districts are very likely to record extremely heavy rain, with a forecast of above 204.5 mm rain in 24 hours at isolated places, thunderstorm and lightning, Mumbai and Thane are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rain, the IMD said.


Maharashtra reports 10,697 new Covid cases and 360 deaths; Mumbai’s daily count at 733

June 12, 2021 9:38:40 pm

The Covid positivity rate in Maharashtra is at 15.59 per cent while the case fatality rate is at 1.84 per cent.

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Adani Group to foray into cement business

June 12, 2021 9:23:14 pm

ACIL has an authorised share capital of Rs 10 lakh and paid-up share capital of Rs 5 lakh each and the new entity has 50,000 equity shares of Rs 10 each, Adani Enterprises stated in its filing with BSE.

Will help girls from families hit by Covid get married: BJP MP Parvesh Verma

Will help girls from families hit by Covid get married: BJP MP Parvesh Verma

June 12, 2021 9:25:24 pm

These marriages will take place at the time fixed. Instead of worrying about the marriage, such families should WhatsApp their numbers and addresses on my mobile number 9868181111,” the Delhi MP said.

Haryana: Villagers clash with police in Nuh over death of 24-yr-old after ‘brutality’

June 12, 2021 9:12:03 pm

Police refute allegations, say a group of goons misleading the victim's family to give it a “communal angle”

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BJP leader Rajib Banerjee meets WB Trinamool Congress gen sec amid indication of return to old party

June 12, 2021 9:03:39 pm

The development comes a day after BJP national vice president Mukul Roy came back to Trinamool Congress in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

‘Make masks, sanitisers, oximeters tax free’: Sisodia appeals to Centre after GST Council meeting

June 12, 2021 8:57:41 pm

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the suggestions made by him in the GST Council meeting on Saturday have been turned down.

Despite settlement between victim and accused, crimes involving mental depravity to child can’t be quashed: HC

June 12, 2021 8:47:44 pm

The Bombay HC refused to quash an FIR against a couple living at a Chembur housing society for employing a minor girl as a domestic help and physically assaulting her.

‘We had clothes in bulk, everything caught fire’: Lajpat Nagar traders rue losses

June 12, 2021 8:04:46 pm

Inside the Van Heusen showroom, an employee was going about tidying the premises when he noticed sparks from a portion of the electrical wiring. He quickly alerted three-four people inside the shop to vacate the place immediately. Minutes later, the garment store next door caught fire.

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Bhikhi becomes Punjab’s first village with 100% vaccination coverage

June 12, 2021 7:19:29 pm

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma also congratulated the village residents and urged other hamlets of Ludhiana to follow Bhikhi's example and to get vaccinated in large numbers.


Wrecked by hospital bills, many families turn to online fundraisers

June 12, 2021 6:59:39 pm

According to data from Ketto, the platform has been hosting over 272 campaigns for black fungus treatment across the country since May, with a collective goal amount of Rs 28.3 crore.

Algae in Yamuna, water supply in Delhi to be affected

June 12, 2021 6:45:58 pm

The areas likely to be affected include places around Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar, Karol Bagh, Pahar Ganj and NDMC areas, Old & New Rajinder Nagar, Patel Nagar (East & West), Baljeet Nagar, Prem Nagar, Inderpuri, and part of Cantonment and South Delhi areas.

At Singhu, 2 Delhi Police personnel ‘assaulted’ while taking photos of protest site

June 12, 2021 7:39:47 pm

Reacting on the incident, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait claimed, “The police personnel were in civil clothes and the protesters must have mistaken them for media persons who are trying to take photos without permission.”

Children make up 14% of active Covid-19 cases in Pune

June 12, 2021 9:41:37 pm

Data showed that as many as 484 children are among active patients of Covid-19 in the city as on June 9 with 71 of them recuperating in hospitals. Of these, nine are on oxygen support.

SPPU’s decision to charge morning walkers draws flak; minister tweets ‘scheme suspended’

June 12, 2021 7:01:39 pm

The circular, issued by SPPU registrar Prafulla Pawar on a new scheme, ‘SPPU Oxy Park initiative’, stated that all outsiders, except students and university staffers, who visited the campus for walks would have to pay Rs 1,000 per month as membership fees.

Six-member gang behind theft, attack on senior citizens in Pune, other districts booked under MCOCA

June 12, 2021 7:22:24 pm

During the investigation, the police arrested the six accused and recovered Rs 21.75 lakh from their possession.

Maharashtra: Performance in previous years to be considered for sports quota admissions

June 12, 2021 8:03:46 pm

In a notification issued late on Friday evening, the MSBSHSE said that since no sporting events took place in 2020-21, the sports quota marks for Class X students will depend on their performance in sporting events in Class VIII and Class IX.

Why Delhi will see an early monsoon this year

June 12, 2021 1:00:47 pm

In Delhi the expected arrival date of monsoon this time is around June 15, as per the IMD, and it should cover the entire country in the next 2-3 days, except south Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat.