‘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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Odisha, West Bengal gear up for Cyclone Yaas

Around 20,000 people have already been evacuated in Odisha and the government is hiking payments for restoration work post the cyclone. Cuttack, Kolkata: A storm is coming. Within a year of the cyclone Amphan, another cyclone called Cyclone Yaas will make landfall on Odisha and West Bengal within the next 12 hours. While the state […]

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States gear up for Yaas

The evacuation process is expected to start today. Bengaluru: Disaster response teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters, and telecom equipment have been deployed in five states and union territories in view of Cyclone Yaas. Odisha is setting up cyclone shelters and temporary medical centres for relocating people who will be evacuated today. In Jagatsinghpur district alone, […]

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India records 2.2 lakh Covid cases and 4,454 deaths in the last 24 hours

India’s active cases have dipped to 27,20716 and the recovery rate has improved to 88.69 percent. Bengaluru: India recorded 2.2 lakh fresh Covid cases taking the overall count to 2.67 crore. 4,454 people died in the last 24 hours taking the total number of deaths to 3,03,720.  Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan and Karnataka have extended the […]

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Eid 2021: Online prayers and subdued enthusiasm

The Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in not-so-traditional ways amid the pandemic.  Bangalore: Mrs Ilaf Saqib Hakim’s husband went to Saudi Arabia after marriage and he couldn’t return due to the pandemic. For the past two years, she has been celebrating Eid virtually. “We thought we would be meeting at least this year […]

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Covid-19: India sees a deadly breakout of ‘Black Fungus’

As the country battles the second wave of Covid-19, cases of mucormycosis or black fungus has been on the rise.  Delhi- Disturbing reports of a fungal infection, mucormycosis, leading to blindness and removal of jaw bones in some cases, have been rising with the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the past two […]

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