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In a first, Pune sees decrease in active patients in the week

August 8, 2020 12:38:51 am

As per the report, the number of active cases came down by 1,240 by the end of this week. When compared to the week before, it has shown the trend of active to positive cases drop to -14.4 per cent.

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Man held for selling imported cigarettes without warning labels

August 7, 2020 11:16:39 pm

A press release issued by the police stated that a stock of imported cigarettes of foreign companies worth Rs 7,65,960 was recovered from the spot.

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Shrey Hospital fire: Traumatising experience, cannot forget the screams of the victims, say survivors

August 7, 2020 10:58:36 pm

Forty-one Covid-19 patients, including 27 men and 15 women, and one paramedic staff of the hospital who sustained injuries in the fire were shifted to SVP hospital after the incident.

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Pune: Collectorate officials inspect Covid patient care at YCM hospital

August 7, 2020 10:18:24 pm

“Teams have been formed to do an on-the-spot inspection of the hospital. We want to find out the system in place for Covid-19 patients as well as the shortage of specialists and other doctors at the hospital,” Naval Kishore Ram said.

Covid-19: Telangana reports 24 per cent rise in containment zones, caseload within 10 days

August 7, 2020 8:32:52 pm

The number of active cases has also risen from 13,753 to 21,417 (an increase of 35.8 per cent), whereas the recoveries have improved from 42, 909 to 53, 239 (an increase of 19.4 per cent) in the last 10 days in the state.

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Pune: IISER’s low-cost ventilator heads for mass manufacturing

August 7, 2020 7:58:50 pm

As the Covid-19 case load increased during March and April, hospitals were falling short ventilator support for critical patients. This led the scientists to prepare a prototype which was ready for trial within three weeks.

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Delhi job portal: 10 lakh jobs offered so far, says minister

August 7, 2020 3:08:45 pm

Hailing this as a new “Delhi model” for success, Employment Minister Gopal Rai said over 6,000 companies have advertised on the web portal and nine lakh vacancies are still open for applying.

Sushant Singh death case: HC refuses to pass orders in PILs seeking transfer of probe to CBI, awaits SC decision

Sushant Singh death case: HC refuses to pass order on PILs seeking transfer of probe to CBI, awaits SC decision

August 7, 2020 1:55:37 pm

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, had directed Maharashtra Government to submit a status report in a probe, after hearing a plea filed by Rhea seeking that the FIR registered against her by the Bihar Police be transferred to Mumbai Police

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Attacked with swords, Punjab cop serious with 18 stitches on the head

August 7, 2020 1:19:16 pm

The inspector was attacked with swords and other sharp-edged weapons by miscreants after he and his father objected to the noise of a JCB machine being operated in the area around midnight.

Parents stage protest against private schools, allege they’re facing pressure to pay full fee

Parents stage protest against private schools, allege they’re facing pressure to pay full fee

August 7, 2020 12:55:32 pm

For those parents who have already paid the hiked fee, UT Adviser Manoj Parida had said that schools will have to adjust that fee in the coming months.

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Stray cattle issue: Ten IAS officers asked to appear before Haryana Info Commission

August 7, 2020 12:43:29 pm

The commission had asked the ADCs of all districts to appear before the panel on February 3 to prevent further action by the commission in a matter related to the issue of stray cattle.

High Court raps PU, sets aside order of varsity refusing extension of affiliation to DAV course

High Court raps PU, sets aside order of varsity refusing extension of affiliation to DAV course

August 7, 2020 12:45:50 pm

The DAV Institute of Management had approached the HC, pleading that it applied to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for approval to start the course of MBA governed by AICTE Regulations.

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In Punjab, govt school admissions register all time high — 13.48% more than last year

August 7, 2020 12:18:12 pm

The maximum new admissions has happened in the pre-primary section — 97,460, an increase of 43.21 per cent compared to last year — with a total strength of 3.23 lakh students as compared to 2.25 lakh students in the last financial year.

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Now, Cabinet ministers want Bajwa and Dullo expelled

August 7, 2020 12:05:00 pm

The ministers called for immediate and strict action against them by the party high command for attacking their own Congress government in the state over the hooch tragedy.

After three lives lost, paying guest policy approved by CHB

After three lives lost, paying guest policy approved by CHB

August 7, 2020 11:37:46 am

The approved draft will be sent to the UT Administration for its final approval.

Co-morbidity a common factor in UT Covid deaths

Co-morbidity a common factor in UT Covid deaths

August 7, 2020 11:18:57 am

In July itself, the UT recorded 12 deaths in 25 days. In August, it has already seen two deaths.

P’kula deaths: Two with co-morbidities, one due to delay in admission

Panchkula deaths: Two with co-morbidities, one due to delay in admission

August 7, 2020 11:03:41 am

As per the district bulletin, this was recorded as the first Covid-19 related death in district.

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Bengaluru: Over 60% COVID mortality rate in patients reaching hospital three days after first symptoms

August 8, 2020 9:56:51 am

Treatment protocols at hospitals are now tuned to consider all patients arriving with severe respiratory illness and influenza-like illness as COVID cases, as the state government pushes efforts to reduce the number of fatalities from that in July.

Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus Live Updates: Small places of worship in corporations, drivings schools to reopen from Aug 10

August 8, 2020 1:48:10 pm

Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus (Covid-19), Lockdown Latest News Live Updates: Till date, 1,72,334 males, 1,12,663 females and 27 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state.

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Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus August 8 Highlights: Kodagu braces for flood-like situation following heavy rains

August 8, 2020 9:12:13 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News August 8 Highlights: According to IMD data, in the last three days, Kodagu has received an average of 106.12 mm (between 8.30 am of August 3 and 4), 142.49 mm (August 4 and 5) and 162.4 mm (August 5 and 6).

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Bengal Fire dept procures 4 firefighting robots, awaits CM nod for use

August 7, 2020 2:51:13 pm

It can sprinkle water up to a height of 80-100 feet. The robots also come with installed cameras, which can easily detect fire points.

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West Bengal: Almost 3,000 cases added in one day, Covid toll up to 1,902

August 7, 2020 9:17:07 am

About 63 per cent of the latest infections, and 47 of the deaths were recorded in the pandemic epicentre in South Bengal comprising Kolkata, its adjoining districts North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Howrah; and Hooghly.

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Cord blood will be used to treat Covid-19 patients: Mamata Banerjee

August 7, 2020 2:45:21 pm

Cord blood is found in the blood vessels of the placenta and the umbilical cord, and collected after a baby’s umbilical cord is cut after birth. It contains blood-forming stem cells that are used in treating certain blood and immune system disorders.

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Ahmedabad Hospital Fire: ‘They call for money…couldn’t they inform when people died’

August 7, 2020 7:26:10 am

Calling for justice, Shiraj Mansuri, younger brother of another victim, Arif Mansuri (42), a resident of Vejalpur, told The Indian Express, "We have lost our family member. The government should bring out the real reason behind this incident."

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West Bengal: Veteran CPM leader Shyamal Chakraborty dies days after testing Covid positive

August 7, 2020 4:19:18 am

76-year-old Shyamal Chakraborty had served as the West Bengal transport minister during the erstwhile Left Front government. He was also elected to the Rajya Sabha.