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Thursday, December 02, 2021

Gurgaon district administration steps up measures over Omicron concerns

December 2, 2021 10:51:08 pm

On Wednesday, the health department had directed private and government hospitals to update details of bed availability within 48 hours.

71-year-old NRI from Zimbabwe isolated after he tests Covid-positive in Jamnagar

December 2, 2021 10:45:18 pm

The state last reported as many cases in the second week of July. Ahmedabad city reported 15 cases while Vadodara reported 10 cases.

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Bengaluru: One held after video surfaces of ‘conspiracy to kill’ BJP MLA

December 2, 2021 10:36:25 pm

Yelahanka MLA SR Vishwanath has accused Congress leader Gopal Krishna of 'plotting his murder'. Krishna has denied the allegation.

Bengaluru: CBI files case against ESIC hospital employee for misappropriation of funds

December 2, 2021 10:36:14 pm

The misappropriated benefit payments were credited to 72 illegal bank accounts. Around 16 mobile numbers were linked with the bank accounts that received the illegal payments.

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Ahead of assembly polls, GFP MLA reigns, likely to join BJP

December 2, 2021 10:35:21 pm

Salgaonkar, a Bhandari Samaj leader, submitted his resignation to party president Vijai Sardesai on Thursday, sources said.

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Malwani IS case: Two accused plead guilty before special NIA Court

December 2, 2021 10:21:45 pm

The special NIA judge A T Wankhede directed them to file a written application in that regard in the next hearing.

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BJP forced Sirsa to choose between joining it or going to jail: Akal Takht Jathedar

December 2, 2021 10:14:25 pm

The Akali Dal on Wednesday had said that a case was registered against Sirsa, party's Delhi unit chief Jathedar Harmeet Singh Kalka and 11 other members of the DSGMC.

Karnataka awaits directions from Centre on booster dose for health workers

December 2, 2021 10:05:34 pm

🔴 In the wake of rising Omicron variant concerns, the state Covid-19 expert committee had recommended to the government to explore possibilities if a booster dose could be made available to health and frontline workers in the state.

Bengaluru: Man held with sword inside ATM kiosk, leads cops to ‘Rs 31-crore money laundering racket’

December 2, 2021 10:19:49 pm

The police suspect 'some Kerala merchants with connections in Karnataka were trying to convert black money into accounted cash' through the racket.

Omar Abdullah: BJP sees a Pakistani in every Muslim, especially in J&K Muslims

December 2, 2021 9:36:32 pm

🔴 “We do not ask for anything expect that you do justice with us,’’ Abdullah said.

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NCB witness Kiran Gosavi arrested for ‘duping job aspirants’

December 2, 2021 9:30:06 pm

Gosavi's selfie with Aryan inside the NCB office had gone viral, after which it came to the fore that Gosavi had multiple cases against him and was a wanted accused.

After flak, Maharashtra revises air travel rules in wake of Omicron

December 2, 2021 9:17:15 pm

🔴 Now, institutional quarantine of 7 days compulsory for international travelers coming from three ‘high-risk’ countries; rules relaxed for domestic air travel also

Cops told not to eat parcelled food from restaurants in public as it hurts their image

December 2, 2021 9:08:39 pm

The order comes four months after an audio clip went viral on social media in which a Deputy Commissioner of Police from Pune could be heard instructing subordinates to get food from a nearby restaurant free-of-cost.

Two Omicron cases in Karnataka: Doctor with no history of travel, South African who went back

December 2, 2021 9:05:51 pm

As many as five contacts of the doctor have also tested positive and quarantined in a government hospital in Bengaluru.

Hours after wedding, bride shot at in Rohtak, critical

December 2, 2021 9:03:24 pm

Police said that Mohan, a resident of Bhali-Anandpur village, got married to Tanishka, a resident of Sampla village, on December 1. The incident took place in Bhali-Anandpur village when the couple was going home and Mohan's brother Sunil was driving the car.

For 75th I-Day, ICCR plans event to showcase India’s rich culture

December 2, 2021 9:02:20 pm

ICCR, which functions under the Ministry of External Affairs, has invited under-35 leaders from 75 democracies to visit India.

BESCOM to set up 300 EV charging stations across Bengaluru

December 2, 2021 8:53:39 pm

The state government is preparing to amend building bylaws to make it compulsory for apartment complexes and shopping malls to provide electric vehicle (EV) charging points on their premises.

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Haryana BJP launches drive to increase Covid vaccine coverage

December 2, 2021 8:53:07 pm

The campaign, which was launched by state BJP chief Om Prakash Dhankar, shall see workers of the party going door-to-door and asking people about their vaccination status. Those who are yet to get their jabs will be motivated to get inoculated as soon as possible.

Abandoned bodies in morgue: Dean of Bengaluru hospital removed

December 2, 2021 8:48:51 pm

The transfer comes after the bodies of Durga (42), a resident of K P Agrahara who succumbed to Covid on July 5 last year, and Muniraju (68), a resident of Chamarajpet who died of Covid on July 2, were discovered in old mortuary.

Omicron threat: Stricter rules in place for unvaccinated people in Tamil Nadu

December 2, 2021 10:52:44 pm

Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Tamilisai Soundararajan, who is also a medical doctor, made a public appeal to all unvaccinated people in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to take their first dose or pending second one

Bengaluru airport: New rules cause chaos, fliers complain of absence of Covid-19 protocols

December 2, 2021 8:29:40 pm

Officials informed around 1,600 international passengers arrived in eight flights since Tuesday midnight and of them, as many as 1,191 were from the at-risk countries.

Mumbai court cancels proclamation declaring Param Bir Singh absconding in extortion case

December 2, 2021 8:26:08 pm

The case relates to a complaint filed by Bimal Agarwal, a hotelier and civic contractor, based on which the Goregaon police had booked Singh along with Riyaz Bhati, Vinay Singh, Sumit Singh and Alpesh Patel, and the now dismissed Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze.

Gujarat High Court extends relief from arrest to activist Teesta Setalvad till June 13

Larger conspiracy orchestrated by Setalvad to defame state: Gujarat to SC

December 2, 2021 8:24:03 pm

The bench, also comprising Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and C T Ravikumar, is hearing an appeal filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the Gulberg Society riots.

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Over 1,200 crore spent on Central Vista project so far, new Parliament building 35% complete: Govt

December 2, 2021 7:43:31 pm

Estimated to cost a total of Rs 20,000 crore, currently only four projects are under construction — The new Parliament building, redevelopment of the Central Vista Avenue, construction of the three Common Central Secretariat Buildings and construction of the Vice President Residence.

Omicron cases found: Kejriwal says ‘sad India didn’t stop flights from affected countries’

December 2, 2021 10:55:02 pm

🔴 After the variant was detected in South Africa, followed by countries in Europe, the CM had urged the Prime Minister on two separate occasions to stop flights from countries where the variant was detected.