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Thursday, April 02, 2020

Youth who returned from Gurgaon ‘beaten up’ by cop, hangs self; probe on

April 2, 2020 12:49:09 pm

The youth, Roshan Lal in one of the two audio clips reportedly recorded by him before taking the step on Tuesday night, is heard alleging that he was beaten up by a constable in public for defying the quarantine guidelines, which prompted him to end his life.

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One held, dozen booked in Noida for group namaaz despite COVID-19 lockdown

April 2, 2020 4:04:04 pm

The matter was immediately probed and it emerged that the prayer had taken place under the leadership of a man identified as Sadiq in the JJ Cluster in Sector 16, under Sector 20 police station here, it said.

Fire breaks out in Bengaluru’s Shivajinagar, shops in Bamboo Bazaar damaged

April 2, 2020 10:43:06 am

 As many as 17 fire tenders were rushed to douse the fire, according to Bengaluru City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao, who inspected the area.

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21 of Tablighi Jamaat identified, 6 had attended event in New Delhi

April 2, 2020 7:17:48 am

The Tablighi Jamaat members who had attended the jamat in Mumbai had reached Chandigarh through Chandigarh Express train from Mumbai on March 17

‘No labourers, running out of stock’: How eastern India’s largest wholesale market is dealing with the lockdown

April 2, 2020 6:48:21 am

Posta, which would see retailers from neighbouring states like Assam and Sikkim, among others, hasn’t seen any buyers from neighbouring states.

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In absence of delivery persons, home delivery becomes a hassle, most shut

April 2, 2020 6:45:12 am

While the online grocery store BigBasket has resumed the services in the Tricity, it is unable to accept any orders, both due to backlog and lack of uninterrupted supply. Both Panchkula and UT administrators, however, have put up a list of stores and shops on their websites for home delivery

Chandigarh: Despite IDA advisory on COVID-19, govt dental clinics function as usual

Rainwear instead of PPEs? Bengal govt rushes to make protective gear

April 2, 2020 2:39:27 pm

The government admitted that initially there was a scarcity of masks and PPEs in the market, but added that enough would be available within a week since it had started to manufacture them.

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A‘Move car for at least 5 meter once a week to avoid mechanic failure,’ says experts

April 2, 2020 6:05:01 am

“We advise car owners to keep their car in motion, even if it has been stationary. The car should be run atleast 5 meters front or reverse, once a week, to avoid any mechanic failure in the vehicle,” said Hitesh Taneja, Manager, Volkswagen, Chandigarh.

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Punjab and Haryana HC stays sentence of ex-UT officer

April 2, 2020 5:55:15 am

In the order, Justice Suvir Sehgal said that the trial court’s decision to suspend the sentence will remain operative till the next date of hearing, May 12. The lower court had sentenced Chada to three-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 84 lakh on him

Linked to 23 cases, firm is sealed

Noida: 9 ‘linked’ to firm test positive

April 2, 2020 5:55:18 am

Officials suspect the new cases are linked to the Noida fire safety firm which was sealed Tuesday. Till Wednesday evening, Noida had the maximum number of cases in the district at 48.

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Councillors get five curfew passes each

April 2, 2020 8:37:24 am

These passes, which include one pass for the councillor, four for their aides and one for their car, have been issued when norms of social distancing have to be followed strictly.

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Woman’s death leads to clash between UT police and residents

April 2, 2020 5:19:03 am

The protesters attacked the police personnel with sticks, iron rods and bricks. Later, police personnel lathicharged them after entering their houses. Local residents claimed a partially blind son of woman Mindoo was hit on the head and thrashed in full public view.

Stranded since lockdown, over 200 people are finally evacuated from Majnu ka Tila gurdwara

Stranded since lockdown, over 200 people are finally evacuated from Delhi’s Majnu ka Tila gurdwara

April 2, 2020 5:19:01 am

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the sub-divisional magistrate has visited the area and is preparing a report. “Prima facie, it seems like people inside the gurdwara were migrant workers who sought food and shelter.

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Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 19 in Maharashtra, cases now 336

April 2, 2020 5:05:47 am

Anup Kumar Yadav, Director of National Health Mission, said in most of the cases of death, the patients neither had a foreign travel history nor came in close contact with any infected person.

At CR Park, those building a govt school are case study

Delhi: At CR Park, those building a govt school are case study

April 2, 2020 4:55:44 am

And with the lockdown shutting down such construction sites, workers are not only staring at uncertainty over income, they also run the risk of losing the roof over their heads.

Coping with coronavirus: Big challenge for India’s 37%— ‘internal migrants’

2015 to 2020: Registered construction workers fell from over 3 lakh to 40,000

April 2, 2020 4:52:49 am

Records available with The Indian Express show that between 2015 and 2020, the number of registered workers came down from over 3 lakh to less than 40,000.

BMC traces 150 contacts of patients at Worli Koliwada, 87 shifted to hospital

April 2, 2020 4:46:46 am

The move came after three persons tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, including a senior citizen couple, taking the number of the infected from Koliwada and its neighbouring slums to 15 since Sunday.

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GMCH staff nurse absconds from home quarantine

April 2, 2020 4:37:15 am

An order by the Director Principal of GMCH 32, B S Chavan, which was circulated to all heads of departments of the hospital, warned all staff to avoid such an incident in the future.

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Woman arrested for hoarding, selling 3-ply face mask

April 2, 2020 4:21:17 am

Police said Thane resident Rinky Thayyil was reportedly unemployed for the last few years and was planning to sell 3-ply masks at Rs 25, above the prescribed rate of Rs 10, when police raided the Andheri storeroom.

Coronavirus: RBI allows moratorium on loans, deferment of interest payments

Maharashtra govt unlikely to meet April loan waiver deadline

April 2, 2020 4:11:10 am

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said, “Till March 31, 18.89 lakh farmers have received the loan waiver. The total amount credited in these farmers’ accounts is Rs 11.96 lakh crore.”