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Maha sees new daily Covid high, tally crosses half mn mark

Maha sees new daily Covid high, tally crosses half mn mark

🕔21:44, 8.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 8 With a new high of 12,822 cases, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally on Saturday shot past the half-million mark, while the state saw 275 more deaths, health officials said. Saturday’s tally surpasses the previous peak of 11,514 cases on Thursday.

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Delhi’s first district E-Lok Adalat disposes of 5,838 cases

Delhi’s first district E-Lok Adalat disposes of 5,838 cases

🕔21:38, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  The Delhi State Legal Services Authority on Saturday organised its first-ever E-Lok Adalat, in view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in all the district courts, where 5,838 pending cases were disposed of. “The current times require

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Solar-powered classrooms in 122 Karnataka schools

Solar-powered classrooms in 122 Karnataka schools

🕔12:26, 8.Aug 2020

Bengaluru, Aug 8  State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has set up solar-powered smart classrooms in 122 government schools across the backward Yadgir district in north Karnataka, an official said on Saturday. “About 13,000 children studying in 122 government schools will

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Manoj Sinha takes over as J&K LG

Manoj Sinha takes over as J&K LG

🕔07:37, 8.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 8  Manoj Sinha on Friday took oath as the new Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir at the Rajbhavan here. Sinha became the second Lt Governor of the UT replacing G.C. Murmu, who has

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Maharashtra sees 10K new Covid cases, toll crosses 17K

Maharashtra sees 10K new Covid cases, toll crosses 17K

🕔07:35, 8.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 8  Maharashtra’s Covid deaths crossed the 17,000 mark with 300 fatalities on Friday while the state recorded 10,483 more cases, down from the peak of 11,514 on Thursday, health officials said. With the new deaths, the state death

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Electric vehicle policy for Delhi announced

Electric vehicle policy for Delhi announced

🕔18:00, 7.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 7  In a bid to boost the economy and reduce pollution level in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday rolled out Delhi’s electric vehicle policy. “We have notified the electric vehicle policy today. With

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BHU-NHAI tie-up to improve road quality

BHU-NHAI tie-up to improve road quality

🕔16:50, 7.Aug 2020

Varanasi, Aug 7  A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Indian Institute of Technology in Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for improving the quality of roads in the country. This research

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Maha sees record spike of 11,514 Covid cases, 316 deaths

Maha sees record spike of 11,514 Covid cases, 316 deaths

🕔07:44, 7.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 7  Maharashtra on Thursday saw a new record high of 11,514 Covid-19 cases, besides 316 deaths, the third-highest fatality figure so far, health officials said. The new daily tally surpassed the previous high of 11,147 (July 30), even

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Ocean warming making Mumbai rainfall extreme: Scientists

Ocean warming making Mumbai rainfall extreme: Scientists

🕔18:00, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6 Scientists on Thursday explained the extreme rainfall event in Mumbai to an anomaly that will become a recurrent pattern with increasing warming of the ocean and poleward shift of the low-level jetstream that impacts the Indian summer

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Rains lash Mumbai, landslide at Malabar Hill

Rains lash Mumbai, landslide at Malabar Hill

🕔12:50, 6.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 6  Intermittent heavy showers continued to lash Mumbai a day after it was battered and shattered by stormy weather that left a trail of destruction, fallen trees or branches, hundreds of vehicles submerged or broken down, officials said

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BJP leader Manoj Sinha appointed Lt. Governor of J&K

BJP leader Manoj Sinha appointed Lt. Governor of J&K

🕔09:00, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manoj Sinha was on Thursday appointed the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, a day after G.C. Murmu in a surprise development resigned from the post exactly a year after

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Maha sees record 334 corona deaths, over 10K new cases

Maha sees record 334 corona deaths, over 10K new cases

🕔07:14, 6.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 6  Maharashtra on Wednesday witnessed a new high of 334 Covid-19 deaths in a day even as the new coronavirus cases across the state zoomed above 10K-mark, health officials said here. The previous peak of 322 deaths was

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Ninth UP minister tests positive for Covid-19

Ninth UP minister tests positive for Covid-19

🕔16:46, 5.Aug 2020

Lucknow, Aug 5  Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak has tested positive for Corona virus. He is the ninth minister of the UP government to have tested positive for the virus. Two days ago, UP Jal Shakti Minister Dr Mahendra

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Article 370 anniv: Rs 1,700 cr project for J&K panchayats

Article 370 anniv: Rs 1,700 cr project for J&K panchayats

🕔13:07, 5.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 5  In order to strengthen the grassroots democracy in Jammu and Kashmir, the administration has decided to spend Rs 1,700 crore to empower the newly constituted panchayats and give them control of 21 departments to be headed by

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Maha records 300 new Covid fatalities, MMR deaths cross 10K

Maha records 300 new Covid fatalities, MMR deaths cross 10K

🕔07:26, 5.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 5  Continuing to record high fatalities, Maharashtra saw 300 deaths on Tuesday, though the number of cases dropped below the 8,000 level and the state’s recovery rate continued to rise, health officials said. The state recorded 7,760 new

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Aug 5 anniv: J&K govt claims 100% success in 7 schemes

Aug 5 anniv: J&K govt claims 100% success in 7 schemes

🕔12:16, 4.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 4  A day ahead of the anniversary of nullification of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Territory (UT) government claims 100 per cent achievement in seven schemes that include Saubhagya and PM Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). Other

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Curfew ordered in Srinagar on August 4 and 5

Curfew ordered in Srinagar on August 4 and 5

🕔07:15, 4.Aug 2020

Srinagar, Aug 4  The authorities have announced the imposition of curfew in Srinagar district on August 4 and 5, after receiving intelligence reports which suggested that subversive elements are planning to disrupt peace during this period. August 5 will mark

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Maha records 266 Covid fatalities, Nagpur rockets to 50 deaths

Maha records 266 Covid fatalities, Nagpur rockets to 50 deaths

🕔07:14, 4.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 4 Maharashtra continued to record a high daily Covid toll with 266 deaths on Monday, including a sudden shooting up of fatalities in the state’s second capital Nagpur, even as the recovery rate improved further, health officials said. The

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Ayodhya railway station: A replica of Ram temple

Ayodhya railway station: A replica of Ram temple

🕔10:08, 3.Aug 2020

Ayodhya, Aug 3  When people arrive in Ayodhya in the coming months, they will get a glimpse of the grand Ram temple before they actually visit the shrine. The Ayodhya railway station is getting a makeover and will be a

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Karnataka CM Yediyurappa tests Covid positive

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa tests Covid positive

🕔07:16, 3.Aug 2020

Bengaluru, Aug 3  Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital, an official said on Sunday night. “The Chief Minister took a test after feeling unwell. As the test was

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