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Kanpur IG pays fine for not wearing mask, sets example

Setting an example, Inspector General of Police (Kanpur range) Mohit Agarwal got himself challaned for not wearing a mask in public. Agarwal asked the Station House Officer of Barra police station, Ranjeet Singh, to fine him for stepping out without wearing a mask. The SHO made the challan and handed over a copy to the...

Pregnant woman dies in ambulance after 13-hour hunt for a hospital bed

An eight-month pregnant woman died in an ambulance after a frantic 13-hour hospital hunt failed to find her a bed as over half-a-dozen facilities denied her treatment, her family claimed on Saturday. Neelam, 30, and her husband Vijender Singh, 30, knocked the doors of eight hospitals, including government ones, before she died in the ambulance...

Delhi hospitals will be available only for residents of national capital: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that Delhi’s borders will be opened for inter-state movement from Monday and hospitals in the national capital will be available for people of Delhi only, while Central hospitals will remain open for all. In another development, Delhi Government has decided to withdraw the ‘special corona fee’ levied...

Polls show Biden is ahead of Trump as he secures Democratic nomination

Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination and polls have shown he is ahead of President Donald Trump in the US. The presidential election in the US will be held in the backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. Bident managed to get the 1,991 delegates needed to become the nominee...

Mamata lashes out at BJP for engaging in politics amid corona & Amphan crisis

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit out at the opposition BJP for “engaging in politics” at a time when the state was dealing with the coronavirus crisis and the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan. “I really feel bad that when we are fighting against COVID-19 and Amphan and working to save lives,...

It is still not too late to save our Earth

Environment Day: Everything around us is the environment, the food we eat, the water we drink, the fuel we use, the warmth of the sun, the coolness of the breeze, the land, the fire, the air, the vegetation and the flora and fauna, all together make the environment. We are a part of this ecosystem...

Bihar ADG rakes controversy by linking return of migrants with possible rise in crime rate

A high-ranking Bihar bureaucrat has triggered a controversy by linking the return of migrants with a possible rise in the rate of crime in the state. On May 29, Bihar’s Additional Director General (Law & Order) Amit Kumar wrote a letter to the Superintendents of Police of all districts, alerting them about a possible hike...

Govt gives Rs2,300 cr worth of partial tax waiver under Gujarat Atmanirbhar Package

Partial waving off property tax, electricity bill and motor vehicle tax for individuals and others are part of the Gujarat government’s Gujarat Aatmanirbhar package worth Rs 14,000 crore announced on Thursday. The package is aimed at helping individuals, industries and businesses recover from the pandemic related lockdown and its impact. In all the partial waiver...

SC asks pvt hospitals whether they are ready to charge at Ayushman Bharat rates for COVID-19 treatment

The Supreme Court on Friday asked private hospitals whether they are ready to provide treatment to COVID-19 infected patients at the charges prescribed under the government’s Ayushman Bharat Scheme. The query came during the hearing of a plea seeking a direction for regulating the cost of treatment of COVID-19 at private hospitals across the country....

One arrested in elephant death case in Kerala

A man was arrested and another detained by a team of the police and forest department in Kerala in connection with the brutal killing of a pregnant elephant in Palakkad. State’s forest minister K Raju was quoted by local media as saying that the arrested man has been identified as P Wilson. The man works...

IMF wants Pakistan to freeze salaries of government employees

The IMF has asked cash-strapped Pakistan to freeze salaries of government employees, news agencies reported on Friday. It has also asked the country to stick to the path of fiscal consolidation. The country has a public debt of whopping 90% of the total value of the national economy. Local media said that the country was...

HC again rejects Asaram’s bail plea citing COVID-19 scare

The Gujarat high court has for the second time rejected a bail plea of Asaram who is in jail in connection with the rape of a devotee at his Motera Ashram in the year 2013. The court while dismissing the petitions said that the reasons for applying for bail in the current application as well...