WB post-poll violence: ‘More than 200 displaced’ and 74 complaints received

The Calcutta High Court heard a PIL calling for an investigation into the violence that happened after the declaration of assembly poll results on May 2, 2021.  Delhi: Over 200 people were displaced and are out of their homes during the pandemic in the violence that followed the declaration of assembly poll results in the […]

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Baripada halts vaccination of 18+ group, stocks run out

The vaccination drive at Baripada has come to a halt after the shortage of vaccine doses, and the impact of Cyclone Yaas. May 29, 2021 Sudeept Singh Baripada: The Odisha Government suspended the COVID testing and door-to-door vaccination drive in various districts due to Cyclone Yaas and the unavailability of vaccine doses. Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, […]

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Private bus owners struggle to survive

As Odisha announces a second lockdown, private bus owners in Odisha demand tax relaxation. Cuttack-: The private bus owners are facing financial constraints due to lockdown. “We are struggling financially, we don’t know from where to pay our conductors and drivers,” said Debabrata Pattnaik, owner of Dilkhus bus. He added, “Both inter and intra-state buses […]

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Vizag gas leak: AP Govt pauses compensation for gas leak victims

Even a year after the LG Polymers gas leak tragedy, the government has delayed paying compensation to the victims.   Warangal: A year after the LG Polymer Gas leak tragedy in Venkatapuram, Visakhapatnam, affected families still await compensation as promised by the Andhra Pradesh government, says a local politician. Around 12 people, including minors, were killed […]

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‘Let the man come to court’: Delhi HC on Sushil Kumar

The two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was arrested in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case that led to the death of another wrestler Sagar Rana. The High Court was hearing a plea to restrain the media.   New Delhi– The Delhi High Court, refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the media trial […]

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Vegetable vendors face financial trouble

Vendors find no takers in the operating hours allotted to them resulting in surplus stock going to waste and unhappy vendors.  Vapi, Ghaziabad: With lockdown restrictions in place, the allotment of limited functioning hours for vegetable and fruit vendors has become a reason behind their low sales. Markets are overcrowded, yet vendors remain under financial stress. […]

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No ICU beds for paediatric reservation: Hospitals

Ghaziabad hospitals were directed to reserve 10 ICU beds for children, in order to gear up for the ‘third wave’ of the pandemic, which is expected to primarily affect children. Ghaziabad: Private hospitals treating Covid-19 in Ghaziabad have been unable to reserve Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for Children, as directed by the district magistrate. […]

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