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Real reason Victoria’s lockdown fines were so high
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Real reason Victoria’s lockdown fines were so high

This coronavirus article is unlocked and free to read in the interest of community health and safety. Get full digital access to trusted news from the Herald Sun and Leader for just $5 per month for the first 3 months. A major reason for Victoria Police issuing thousands more lockdown fines than its interstate counterparts has been revealed, as the state prepares to further ease its coronavirus restrictions.The insight was offered by Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton, who explained to 3AW why Victoria Police issued nearly 6000 fines, almost five times more than New South Wales’ figure.“Some people say we’re doing too much, others say we not doing enough,” Mr Ashton said.He went on to reveal alleged criminals caught in the act “accounts for a lot of these fines”.Mr Ashton also said a spi...
Delhi: Tughlakabad reports 10 new COVID-19 cases
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Delhi: Tughlakabad reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Updated : 27 May 2020 11:54 PM (IST) Delhi's Tughlakabad has reported new cases of the coronavirus. Tughlakabad's ICD has reported 10 new cases of COVID-19. As per the latest reports, the coronavirus cases in India have surged past the 1 lakh 50 thousand-mark. On Tuesday, 170 deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in the country. Source link
Locust attack: Another crisis in the country | Ghanti Bajao
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Locust attack: Another crisis in the country | Ghanti Bajao

Updated : 27 May 2020 11:51 PM (IST) Not even half of the year has gone by and India is facing another crisis along with Covid-19. For now, the targets of this Locust attack, that originated from Pakistan, are - UP, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. Locusts, which usually appear in June-July, are heading towards Delhi, ruining all the crops coming in their way. According to the Ministry of Environment, crops and vegetables are in serious danger from them. The Ministry has also issued an alert to all the states.   Source link
As buses start plying, migrants try to leave again, stopped again
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As buses start plying, migrants try to leave again, stopped again

Written by Sourav Roy Barman | New Delhi | Published: May 28, 2020 5:08:31 am Sohail (19) and Aslam (17) sleep at a bus stand in New Delhi, Tuesday. The duo work as tailors at a jeans sewing unit in Seelampur and have been out of work for almost two months. They want to head home to Katihar, Bihar. For most of the day, they tried to reach Ghaziabad on a bus, but in vain. (Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) After a nearly two-month hiatus, Delhi’s public transport, including DTC and cluster buses, stuttered to life Tuesday. The number of buses as well as commuters were scant on most routes — except the ones having terminal stops...
Jammu & Kashmir Reports Biggest Single-Day Spike In Covid-19 Count; Total Tally Surges Past 1,900-Mark
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Jammu & Kashmir Reports Biggest Single-Day Spike In Covid-19 Count; Total Tally Surges Past 1,900-Mark

For the last two days, more people have tested positive in Jammu division than in the Valley. According to officials, Jammu division reported as many as 38 new cases while at least 124 were identified in the Kashmir division. By : Asif Qureshi | 27 May 2020 11:24 PM (IST) Jammu: In the largest single day spike ever in novel coronavirus cases, Jammu and Kashmir reported 162 fresh cases of COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, taking the overall tally of the patients to 1,921.For the last two days, more people have tested positive in Jammu division than in the valley. According to officials, Jammu division reported as many as 38 new cases while at least 124 were identified in the Kashmir divis...
Nepal’s proposal to validate new map delayed – Times of India
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Nepal’s proposal to validate new map delayed – Times of India

The Nepal government's proposal for a Constitutional amendment to revise Nepal's map in the national emblem has run into rough weather despite PM K P Oli claiming widespread support for his controversial move to change the country's map. Unsure of majority in Parliament, with support not forthcoming from Madhesi parties, the Oli government seemed to have put the proposal on hold Wednesday. For Nepal, it's important to validate the new map, which shows parts of India's Pithoragarh district as belonging to Nepal, by revising its image in the national emblem. Official sources here said India was carefully following developments in Nepal and that sensitive border issues required trust and confidence so as to allow these to be resolved to mutual satisfaction. "We note that there is a larger ...
Maharashtra reports 105 COVID-19 deaths in a day
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Maharashtra reports 105 COVID-19 deaths in a day

Updated : 27 May 2020 10:51 PM (IST) Maharashtra has reported the highest number of coronavirus deaths for a single day. In the last 24 hours, 105 people lost their lives due to the deadly virus. In the same time frame, 75 Police personnel in Maharashtra tested positive for COVID-19. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, 964 Covid patients recovered. Source link
Covid effect: NITIE adopts 5 villages to aid adivasi communities in absence of livelihood
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Covid effect: NITIE adopts 5 villages to aid adivasi communities in absence of livelihood

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 28, 2020 4:09:59 am Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the village residents, who are dependent on the sale of forest produce and handicraft artifacts to tourists, were facing livelihood challenges. (Representational Photo) Five villages have been adopted by National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, to help adivasi communities in training, capacity building and access to market links to earn a livelihood. Adopted under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, a flagship programme of Ministry of Human Resource Development, the villages — Vadachi Vadi, Shirwadi, Ekleshawadi, Shir...
Itel report claims to reveal features that budget smartphone buyers look for – Times of India
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Itel report claims to reveal features that budget smartphone buyers look for – Times of India

AI camera, fingerprint sensor and drop notch display are the most preferred features for consumers that drive their purchase decision while looking for a budget smartphone, claims a study done by smartphone brand Itel While AI camera remains to be the key aspect in terms of the consumer preference at 33%, consumers also look out for some trendy features like drop notch display at 25% followed by fingerprint sensor at 22%. The survey report also concludes an insightful preference for local language consumption. The probability of consuming content in one’s native language came out to be quite high. As per the report, 64% of the respondents prefer to consume content in their local language. The study evaluates and reports various dimensions of smartphone usage, consumer preferences in t...
Messi looking forward eagerly to ‘weird’ La Liga restart – Times of India
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Messi looking forward eagerly to ‘weird’ La Liga restart – Times of India

MADRID: Barcelona and Argentina captain Lionel Messi said he was eager to start playing again but thought La Liga games behind closed doors would feel "weird". Messi, who after a few weeks confined like the rest of Spain by the coronavirus pandemic, is training with Barca again ahead of a planned resumption of La Liga behind closed doors on the weekend on June 12. "We cannot think about what we are leaving behind this year. It is better to think about the future," said Messi on the website of sports brand Adidas. "Like going back to day-to-day training, seeing your teammates, playing your first few games. No doubt it will be strange at first, but I am looking forward to competing again! He said playing without fans "implies a series of challenges. The preparation at squad level is the...
PCB would not support rescheduling of T20 World Cup, says its official – Times of India
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PCB would not support rescheduling of T20 World Cup, says its official – Times of India

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said it would not support any move to reschedule this year's World T20 Cup to 2021 as it would hit the entire international calendar. A PCB official, ahead of the International Cricket Council meetings beginning on Thursday to discuss the fate of the World T20, said that Pakistan's stance will be to push for a wait and watch policy. "We are in May and there is still time. The ICC members should wait and see where this Coronavirus pandemic goes. A decision on staging the event can be taken even after say two months," he said. He also noted that by that time it would have become clear if member boards are able to resume full scale cricket activities in line with the policies of their governments on the pandemic. "There is no cricket being pl...
China’s Foreign Ministry offers to resolve dispute by negotiation | Master Stroke
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China’s Foreign Ministry offers to resolve dispute by negotiation | Master Stroke

Updated : 27 May 2020 09:58 PM (IST) China, on Wednesday, said that the situation on the border with India is "completely stable and controllable". The Ministry further stated that both countries have appropriate mechanisms and communication channels to resolve issues through dialogue and deliberation. In the backdrop of the ongoing standoff between the Indian and Chinese forces on the Line of Actual Control (LAC), a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of China made these comments. Source link
Google Pay may face CCI scrutiny in India – Times of India
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Google Pay may face CCI scrutiny in India – Times of India

India's antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Inc's Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country, five sources familiar with the case told Reuters. The complaint was filed in February and the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has kept the identity of the complainant confidential, the first source with direct knowledge of the case said. The complaint alleges the U.S. tech giant more prominently showcases its Google Pay app inside its Android app store in India, giving it an unfair advantage over apps of competitors which hurts consumers, the source added. Google did not respond to a request for comment. Two of the sources said the watchdog informed Google about the case being filed a few days ago and the company ...
Mouni Roy’s post dance session pictures will drive away your lockdown blues! – Times of India ►
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Mouni Roy’s post dance session pictures will drive away your lockdown blues! – Times of India ►

Mouni Roy loves to keep fans updated about her day-to-day activities through social media posts. The actress is currently stranded in Dubai due to lockdown imposed to curb the spread of Coronavirus. While being quarantined at friend's home, the actress is treating everyone with pictures and videos of how her lockdown looks like! Now, Mouni took to Instagram to share pictures post her dance session. The actress looked sizzling in a grey sports bra teamed with black jeggings and cool grey shoes. She captioned the post, "Sleep sneak after practice!" Fans poured in love for the actress in the comment section of her post. On the work front, she was last seen in 'Made In China' co-starring Rajkummar Rao. Helmed by Mikhil Musale, the film was released on October 25 last year. She will nex...
Mercury nears 50-degree mark in Delhi, Rajasthan; IMD says no immediate respite in sight | India News – Times of India
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Mercury nears 50-degree mark in Delhi, Rajasthan; IMD says no immediate respite in sight | India News – Times of India

Representative imageNEW DELHI: Parts of northern and western India reeled under scorching heat on Wednesday, with temperatures hovering near the 50 degree-mark in Delhi and Rajasthan, while the IMD said no immediate respite is likely from the ongoing heatwave conditions. In the national capital, the mercury settled six notches above normal in most areas. Palam remained the hottest with a maximum temperature of 47.2 degrees Celsius, marginally less than Tuesday's 47.6 degrees Celsius. In large areas, a heatwave is declared when the maximum temperature is 45 degrees Celsius for two consecutive days and a severe heatwave is when the mercury touches 47 degrees Celsius for two days on the trot. In small areas, like the national capital, a heatwave is declared if the temperature soars to 45 d...
India, Australia agree on Test series sans bio bubble with flexibility rider – Times of India
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India, Australia agree on Test series sans bio bubble with flexibility rider – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Cricket Australia (CA) and the Indian cricket board (BCCI) have agreed against the need for a bio-secure environment for India's four-Test tour in December. TOI has learnt that CA assured BCCI the coronavirus was likely to be under control in Australia by year-end, making a traditional series possible at four different venues. This will be the first marquee event in international cricket in the post-Covid world if CA is unable to stage the T20 World Cup as planned. The series will start in Brisbane on Dec 3, following which Adelaide will host a day-night Test. The traditional Boxing Day and New Year's Tests will be staged in Melbourne and Sydney as usual. The Adelaide Test will be India's first day-night affair in Australia. The series is likely to fetch $300 million for th...
Facebook-BCG report has recommendations for brands to deal with COVID-19 – Times of India
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Facebook-BCG report has recommendations for brands to deal with COVID-19 – Times of India

Facebook India in association with Boston Consulting Group has released a report titled ‘Turn the Tide’ that focuses on how COVID-19 has dramatically changed consumer behavior and altered the path-to-purchase. The report also shares actionable guidance for brands. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns have caused significant disruption for people, communities, and businesses. The report delves into key consumer-shifts based on three societal truths that have emerged as a result of the pandemic -- social distancing, increasing focus on health and hygiene and increasing income uncertainty. Within each of these shifts, the report claims that there are three kinds of behavior change movements that are being observed - reversal of past trends, acceleration of existing trends, a...
Samurai Shodown Collection to first launch on Epic Games Store and will be free for a week – Times of India
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Samurai Shodown Collection to first launch on Epic Games Store and will be free for a week – Times of India

SNK Games earlier today released a trailer of its upcoming Samurai Shodown collection game that is expected to launch in the next couple of weeks. The game is expected to first launch as Epic Games Store's exclusive on June 11 and will be completely free for a week. The game arrives on Steam on June 18, while PlayStation 4 and Switch players will be able to download the game starting July 28 for $39.99. The Samurai Shodown Neo Geo collection will come with a total of seven games which include all the six iterations of classic series -- Samurai Shodown, Samurai Shodown II, Samurai Shodown III, Samurai Shodown IV, Samurai Shodown V, Samurai Shodown V Special and Samurai Shodown V Perfect along with an unreleased game of the series which also happens to be the last game to launch under t...
Makers of Kundali Bhagya to resume shooting via video calling
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Makers of Kundali Bhagya to resume shooting via video calling

Updated : 27 May 2020 08:22 PM (IST) The makers of the serial Kundali Bhagya have decided to resume the shooting. The shooting will be done via video calling. The cast of the serial will take part in the shooting while wearing their costumes. The serial stars Shraddha Arya, Dheeraj Dhoopar, Anjum Faikh in pivotal roles. The show airs on Zee TV. Source link