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Emergent variant raises Covid severity in hamsters: ICMR-NIV

May 6, 2021 8:04:52 pm

Study flags pathogenic potential of B.1.617, a variant under investigation.

4% population of Himachal Pradesh have got Covid jabs: Health Bulletin

May 6, 2021 7:51:26 pm

Health officials said that 90.3 percent of health workers in the state have been administered both the vaccine doeses while 78 percent of people aged above 45 years have been given the first dose of the vaccine.

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Chamarajanagar deaths: HC says govt should have come to it before setting up probe body, appoints its own panel

May 6, 2021 7:50:41 pm

While the inquiry commission appointed by the state was to submit its report in a month, the fact-finding committee of the Karnataka High Court has been given time till Monday.

Pune: Woman drugged, robbed of valuables worth Rs 2.5 lakh in bus

Pune: Woman drugged, robbed of valuables worth Rs 2.5 lakh in bus

May 6, 2021 7:44:20 pm

The police are probing the case on the basis of the description of the accused given by the victim. Assistant Police Inspector Harish Thakur is investigating the case.

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No plans to restrict or cut water supply to Covid hospitals: Delhi Jal Board

May 6, 2021 7:42:50 pm

The statement comes a day after the DJB said low water levels in the Yamuna will affect water supply in parts of south, central, north, west Delhi, the cantonment area and the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area until the situation improves.

Pune police probe defamatory posts about politicians, historical figures

Pune police probe defamatory posts about politicians, historical figures

May 6, 2021 7:36:29 pm

Officials said a separate probe has been launched into around 14 such posts. Some of these posts contain morphed images, while others have objectionable text or both.

Punjab procures 95% wheat in just 26 days

May 6, 2021 7:33:37 pm

Till Wednesday, a total of 12.4 million tonnes of wheat arrived at the mandis, out of which at least 12.3 million tonnes had been purchased by government agencies.

Madhya Pradesh rescinds its order banning sale of soybean seeds

Madhya Pradesh rescinds its order banning sale of soybean seeds

May 6, 2021 7:20:27 pm

In April, senior agriculture officers in the districts of Indore and Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh had banned the transportation and sale of soybean seeds outside their district borders.

Western Railways ran five 'Oxygen Express' trains so far

Western Railways ran five ‘Oxygen Express’ trains so far

May 6, 2021 6:58:38 pm

According to Western Railways Chief Public Relations Officer Sumit Thakur, a total of five tankers containing 104 tonnes of LMO was transported in a goods train from Hapa Railway Station in Jamnagar to Delhi Cantonment Railway Station in New Delhi on May 5.

Release seized 12 oxygen concentrators to cops, courts and family members: Delhi court

May 6, 2021 6:23:21 pm

It said that no useful purpose would be solved by keeping these machines, seized on May 4, at Dwarka police station

Medical infra in national capital ‘completely exposed’: Delhi HC

HC rejects Delhi govt statement on oxygen supply being only issue: ‘Medical infra completely exposed during pandemic’

May 6, 2021 7:25:34 pm

The court said the system in the country today has failed because people do not demand enough and elect governments without asking for accountability.

Delhi witnesses moderate rain, thunderstorm in several parts of city

May 6, 2021 6:15:26 pm

This sudden change in weather also brought down the mercury level.

Snake sightings on the rise with soaring temperatures across Delhi: Wildlife SOS

Snake sightings on the rise with soaring temperatures across Delhi: Wildlife SOS

May 6, 2021 6:00:22 pm

During summer, snakes seek out shade and shelter to stay cool. Our team has responded to over 30 calls in the past month alone, says Wasim Akram, top official of the non-profit

Post-poll violence in Bengal: Mamata accuses central ministers for inciting violence, Nadda lays blame on TMC

May 6, 2021 6:46:37 pm

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement comes hours after a convoy of Union minister and BJP leader V Muraleedharan was attacked in west Midnapore district. The minister has accused “TMC goons” for orchestrating the attack.

Karnataka: Journalist with suspected Covid-19 kills self by jumping before train in Honnali

Karnataka: Journalist with suspected Covid-19 kills self by jumping before train in Honnali

May 6, 2021 3:31:59 pm

Paramesh was a part-time reporter with Kannada daily ‘Vijaya Karnataka.’ Earlier he had worked as a journalist in ‘Andolana’, ‘Lankesh Patrike’ and ‘Janavahini’ newspapers and leaves his wife and two children

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Bombay HC nod to state govt to send a team to Hyderabad to record Shukla statement

May 6, 2021 7:17:04 pm

Rashmi Shukla's counsel Mahesh Jethmalani said the IPS officer is willing to cooperate with the investigation into the case and the police team can record her statement in Hyderabad.

Pune doctors save visions of 5 patients affected by Covid-triggered mucormycosis

Post-Covid, 10 patients undergo surgery for mucormycosis, Pune doctors save vision of 5 with severe conditions

May 6, 2021 10:37:10 pm

Doctors say higher doses of antibiotics and steroids on diabetic patients during Covid-19 treatment lead to the fungal infection.

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Karnataka to use services of 1 lakh medical, nursing students to combat Covid second wave

May 6, 2021 2:20:49 pm

According to Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwathnarayan, who also heads the ministerial taskforce, the students will also be provided with incentives for their service.

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Bombay High Court refuses Deshmukh immediate protection from coercive steps, seeks CBI reply on plea

May 7, 2021 4:57:33 am

The Court refused to grant immediate interim protection to Deshmukh and said that he can approach the vacation bench with 48-hour notice to respondent CBI in case of extreme urgency.

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Delhi HC questions Delhi govt logic not to take over 150-bed closed down pvt hospital

May 6, 2021 1:27:01 pm

The high court exhorted the Delhi government to "think out of the box" in view of the severe second wave of COVID-19 pandemic as "we are not in normal times" and there was a shortage of beds for patients in the national capital.

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Karnataka: Police continue crackdown on Remdesivir black-marketing rackets

May 6, 2021 1:25:00 pm

"As many as 90 people have been arrested in 38 cases booked so far for black marketing Remdesivir injection or packing fake Remdesivir. Our drive will continue against those trying to profiteer in this tough situation," DG&IGP Praveen Sood said.

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Tamil Nadu: Three youths held for attacking wild elephants in Tiruppur

May 6, 2021 1:17:10 pm

In videos that surfaced on various social media, the three youths could be seen teasing and hurting the elephants with stones and sticks.

Care centres in Telangana a boon for children of COVID-19 positive patients

May 6, 2021 12:42:23 pm

Pratyusha Sharma, joint secretary of the SCSC, said the three centres are fully equipped to ensure a secure environment for children in the age group of 7 to 14 till their parents recover from Covid-19.

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Vaccine shortage halts drive at Pimpri Chinchwad’s residential societies

May 6, 2021 11:53:32 am

Many government centers have also remained shut as the state grapples with vaccine shortages.

Pune: Work on double-decker bridge on Karve road gains momentum

May 6, 2021 11:46:03 am

The PMC has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (Maha-Metro) to construct the flyover along with the elevated metro rail route on the stretch.Pune n