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2023 set as revised deadline for Gosikhurd irrigation project

January 27, 2021 10:34:24 pm

The Centre has also agreed to allocate Rs 5,000 crore to complete the project which has the potential to irrigate 2.5 lakh hectares of land

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Schools reopened for classes V-VIII across Maharashtra

January 27, 2021 10:14:33 pm

Till now, schools have opened across the state except in Mumbai, Thane city and Navi Mumbai.

Maharashtra to reassess reservation of beds for Covid patients in private hospitals

January 27, 2021 9:59:45 pm

While Mumbai has a large number of vacant isolation beds, state government officials said they need to assess district-wise bed situation for Covid-19 patients

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Multi-crore animal husbandry tender scam: DIG surrenders in Lucknow court, sent to judicial custody till Feb 9

January 27, 2021 9:54:46 pm

According to the police, last June, Madhya Pradesh-based businessman Manjeet Singh Bhatia had lodged a case against 12 people and some other unidentified persons at the Hazratganj police station in Lucknow.

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Pune: Man kills wife, claims it happened in road accident

January 27, 2021 9:50:41 pm

The deceased woman has been identified as Sangita Rajesh Soni (22), a resident of Ganga Nagar, Fursungi.

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Republic Day violence: BJP blames AAP, Congress for emboldening ‘disruptive forces’

January 27, 2021 9:23:39 pm

Making an appeal to the Punjabis to keep peace, Ashwani Sharma hit out at the Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for lending support to anti-national forces “which brought shame” to the nation at the Red Fort.

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Mumbai: Over Rs 35 lakh fake currency seized, 4 arrested

January 27, 2021 9:06:26 pm

One of the accused had seen videos on making fake currency on YouTube and had gathered the necessary equipment for the same, say police

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Pune: Tuition teacher arrested for molesting 12-year-old girl

January 27, 2021 9:04:02 pm

Police have booked the teacher under sections 354, 354 (b), 323, 506 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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Ahmedabad: Fined for not wearing masks, 3 men ‘assault’ police team; arrested

January 27, 2021 9:01:14 pm

According to police, a patrolling team had stopped a group of five persons outside the Municipal Market shopping complex on CG Road around 6 pm Tuesday for not wearing masks.

Pune: At 83%, vaccinations in PMC area rise

January 27, 2021 10:39:31 pm

On Monday, 921 of the 1,628 selected healthcare workers were inoculated, which is 57 percent of the target. This further increased on Wednesday with 83 percent target achievement.

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Mumbai: 14-day-old conjoined newborns separated in six-hour surgery

January 27, 2021 8:40:15 pm

The babies were born facing each other with their liver, lower chest bone and abdominal cavities fused together.

PMC to set up veterinary hospital for increased sterilisation of stray dogs

January 27, 2021 8:32:40 pm

The hospital will be constructed on the premises of Naidu Sewage Treatment Plant on Raja Bahadur Mill road of the city.

As Sasikala prepares for homecoming, buzz of new political equations in Chennai

January 27, 2021 9:24:19 pm

While her travel back to Chennai could still be a few days away as she is under treatment for Covid-19, speculations have already begun on the moves that may be afoot on the state’s political chess board with the return of ‘Chinnamma’.

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Farmer protest has gone out of control, its leaders have deviated from direction: Khattar on R-Day violence

January 27, 2021 7:38:42 pm

“I also appeal farmers to return to their homes after yesterday's sad incident,” Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said.

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Deep Sidhu a BJP stooge, was planted to create chaos in tractor parade, says AAP

January 27, 2021 7:31:29 pm

Deep Sidhu was among protesters at the Red Fort where a religious flag was hoisted Tuesday during the tractor parade announced by farmer unions to press for repeal of the three new agriculture laws.

Mumbai: Car designer Dilip Chhabria’s sister held in DC Avanti scam

January 27, 2021 9:03:14 pm

A team of the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) of the Crime Branch, led by assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, arrested Kanchan from a restaurant at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, the official said.

Karnataka: Sub-registrar accuses minister R Ashok’s PA of demanding bribe

January 28, 2021 8:02:56 am

BJP national general secretary C T Ravi said the personal secretary was allegedly collecting money of which the minister was unaware about.

At 15.3 degrees Celsius, Mumbai records coldest day of season so far

January 27, 2021 6:56:43 pm

The minimum temperature is likely to drop further to 14 degrees Celsius in the next 48 hours, says IMD

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WeHub creates a ramp for Telangana’s women entrepreneurs to take off

January 27, 2021 6:31:54 pm

At WeHub, enabling women as entrepreneurs has also led to the creation of solutions for problems specific to women.

Retired Bengaluru cop booked for allegedly running over stray dog, video leaves netizens outraged

January 28, 2021 8:02:58 am

According to police, 65-year-old Nageshaiah, who was in the car with his son, noticed a stray dog sleeping on the road and despite honking or waiting for the dog to move he allegedly ran over the animal.

Telangana govt empowers sarpanches to decide on wild boar culling, order triggers fear of misuse

January 27, 2021 6:27:13 pm

While the latest order is hailed by some as need of the hour, others criticize the same as an open invitation to indiscriminate hunting that could impact the wildlife adversely.

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Plastic burning main reason behind visibility reduction over Delhi: IIT Madras study

January 27, 2021 5:24:26 pm

The new study found that chloride-rich particles were the highest inorganic fraction in particulate matter, primarily responsible for haze and fog formation in the region.

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INLD MLA Abhay Chautala resigns from Haryana Assembly over farm laws

January 27, 2021 7:56:52 pm

Abhay Chautala drove a tractor to the Vidhan Sabha with his supporters and tendered his resignation to Speaker Gian Chand Gupta. Gupta accepted his resignation.

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Gujarat: 75-year-old man killed in leopard attack in Amreli district

January 27, 2021 5:40:28 pm

This is the fifth incident of a human death in conflict with wild animals in the greater Gir landscape over the past five weeks.

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R-Day violence: FIR against 2,000 people in Palwal; Section 144 imposed in Faridabad

January 27, 2021 1:54:41 pm

In his orders, District Magistrate Yashpal Yadav has stated that gatherings of “five or more than five people”, carrying “sticks…swords…any kind of firearms”, will be “completely prohibited”.