Tuesday , August 3 2021

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Thane logs 290 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Thane : With the addition of 290 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra”s Thane district has reached 5,45,051, an official said on Monday. These new cases were reported on Sunday, he said. The virus claimed the lives of five more people, pushing the death toll in the ... Read More »

Former Manipur Congress chief joins BJP

New Delhi : Former Manipur Congress president Govindas Konthoujam joined the BJP on Sunday, saying he was impressed with the Modi government”s development work for the region. He joined the BJP in the presence of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, state BJP chief A Sharda Devi, Rajya Sabha MP ... Read More »

Delhi reports 85 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

New Delhi : The national capital Sunday reported 85 coronavirus cases and one death, while the positivity rate stood at 0.12 per cent, according to data shared by the health department here. With the new cases, the overall infection tally in the city rose to 14,36,350. Of this, over 14.10 lakh ... Read More »

Maha sees 6,479 new COVID-19 cases, 157 deaths, 4,110 recoveries

Mumbai : Maharashtra on Sunday reported 6,479 fresh COVID-19 cases and 157 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 63,10,194 and the toll to 1,32,948 while 4,110 patients recovered, the state health department said. With the new additions, the tally of recoveries in Maharashtra now stands at 60,94,896, leaving the ... Read More »

Heavy rainfall in many parts of Rajasthan

Jaipur : Normal life was hit in many parts of Rajasthan due to heavy rains which inundated several low-lying areas of the state. The Meteorological Department issued a ”red alert”, warning of torrential rains in some parts of the state on Monday. It said 240 mm rainfall, the highest in ... Read More »

CIDCO announces concessions for Marathi medium schools

Thane : Town planning authority CIDCO has announced that it would give 50 per cent concession in colony charges to Marathi medium schools in its jurisdiction. An official said the decision was taken in a meeting of the City and Industrial Development Corporation on Saturday, an official said. The move ... Read More »

NGT directs DPCC to stop polluting activities at Ghazipur Murga Mandi

New Delhi : The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to identify, initiate prosecution and stop polluting activities and recover compensation from violators at Ghazipur Murga Mandi. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take ... Read More »

New Polyhouse Technology for Horticulture CROPS

Dr. (Prof.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur inaugurated a “Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse Facility” and laid foundation stone of “Retractable Roof Polyhouse” at Ludhiana in Punjab. Briefing about the technology, Prof. Hirani said that the farmers face number of problems such as excessive or insufficient cold, heat, ... Read More »

Rescue & relief operations by BRO in flood-hit Himachal Pradesh

Key Highlights: BRO deploys its personnel and equipment to clear landslides in different places Restores traffic in Manali – Sarchu road BRO teams rescue stranded people and move them to safer locations Two BRO personnel lose their lives in the operations Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is carrying out rescue & ... Read More »

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses the landmark of 46 Cr

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 46 Cr yesterday. Cumulatively, 46,15,18,479 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,94,423 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today. 52,99,036 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. These include:   HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,02,313 2nd Dose 78,22,150 FLWs 1st Dose 1,79,32,882 2nd Dose 1,12,50,974 Age ... Read More »