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No kids offering jaggery to elephant, just men in khaki keeping vigil
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No kids offering jaggery to elephant, just men in khaki keeping vigil

Written by Vaibhav Jha | Ahmedabad | Published: June 23, 2020 5:18:45 am The elephant, Bhola Prasad from Bihar, is decked up for the Rath Yatra to be held as a low-key affair on Tuesday. (Photo: Javed Raja) For 28-year-old Bhola Prasad from Bihar, these are extraordinary times. As he waits outside the Jagannath Temple in Jamalpur of Ahmedabad, decked up in painted motifs on his forehead, he finds no children in queues to offer him jaggery or devotees thrusting Rs 10 notes in his trunk as ‘offerings’. Instead there is a TV reporter and men in khaki keeping vigil. Bhola Prasad, the only male elephant at the Jagannath T...
Watch how Pakistan is playing cheap tricks against India
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Watch how Pakistan is playing cheap tricks against India

Pakistan leaves no opportunity to play the blame game and cheap tricks against India. In recent information, Pakistan sent two Indian officials back to India after booking them for hit and run case. Why Pakistan did this? Watch this report to know more.  Stay tuned with us for more updates. Source link
Virus spike sparks travel confusion
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Virus spike sparks travel confusion

The topic of reopening interstate borders as Australia moves out of its coronavirus crisis has been a sore spot for weeks now – now a number of states have been forced to reconsider their plans ahead of the school holidays as Victoria’s COVID-19 situation escalates. While federal Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has said the Victorian clusters shouldn’t stop other states reopening their border as soon as possible, some have indicated they could retain their tough stances against interstate travel. Australia’s chief medical officer Brendan Murphy has also cautioned against visiting the parts of Victoria thought to be hotspots, as the state recorded another double digit rise in new COVID-19 infections.From the border restrictions currently in place to whether the growing number of cases c...
With 3,721 New Covid-19 Cases, Maharashtra Tally Jumps Past 1.35 Lakh; Death Toll Over 6,200
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With 3,721 New Covid-19 Cases, Maharashtra Tally Jumps Past 1.35 Lakh; Death Toll Over 6,200

On the positive side, a total of 1,962 fully cured patients returned home, taking the number of those discharged to 67,706 now. By : IANS | 22 Jun 2020 11:33 PM (IST) Health care staff check temperature and pulse rate of residents at Dharavi. (Getty Image) Mumbai: Maharashtra on Monday notched 3,721 Covid-19 cases - down by 153 from the peak of 3,874 on June 20 while there were 62 deaths, the lowest this month till date, health officials said. ALSO READ | WHO Calls For Rapid Production Of Dexamethasone For Coronavirus PatientsThe fatalities came down by 39 from Sunday's 101 - and a sharp fall of 116 from the previous peak of 178 fatalities recorded on June 15.With this, the state ...
As migrant workers leave, Kerala asks: Who will plug the gap?
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As migrant workers leave, Kerala asks: Who will plug the gap?

Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: June 23, 2020 7:06:33 am Over 3 lakh migrants left during lockdown, state is looking at Gulf returnees. (Photo: AP/file) SHAMEER V T, a labour contractor in Kozhikode, is a worried man. Just over three months ago, he was managing about 150 migrant workers, mostly from the Northeast, who were busy at building sites across the northern district. Today, he’s left with “just six” — and they want a wage hike. “Business has become costly. Earlier, an unskilled worker was paid about Rs 700-800 for a day’s work. Now, they want Rs 1,000 since there are only a few left,’’...
SC clears Puri Rath Yatra, but with no crowds, with distancing
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SC clears Puri Rath Yatra, but with no crowds, with distancing

Written by Ananthakrishnan G | New Delhi | Published: June 23, 2020 4:55:39 am In Puri on Monday, ahead of the Rath Yatra. PTI The Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri will go ahead as scheduled from Tuesday, but no congregation will be allowed and steps will be taken to ensure that health and safety are not compromised. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Monday partially modified its June 18 order, by which it had restrained temple authorities in Puri and elsewhere in Odisha from taking out Rath Yatras this year. The court had cited the “danger” to public health th...
Delhi to send oxygen support to those who fall ill in home isolation
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Delhi to send oxygen support to those who fall ill in home isolation

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 23, 2020 4:45:15 am ‘Will implement L-G decision in letter and spirit,’ said Kejriwal. As Covid cases continue to surge in the Capital, with Delhi overtaking Tamil Nadu as the state with the second highest caseload in the country after Maharashtra, the Delhi government on Monday said it would help patients under home isolation to monitor their oxygen saturation levels and even send oxygen concentrators, if necessary. “The biggest issue we have seen is oxygen levels falling suddenly. Some patients require oxygen immediately. Those under home isolation will be given oximeters...
Air India briefs employees on new guidelines as DGCA rules ‘Risk Assessment’ to determine quarantine for crew
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Air India briefs employees on new guidelines as DGCA rules ‘Risk Assessment’ to determine quarantine for crew

In the latest development, Air India has informed its employees that its earlier guidelines about quarantining the entire crew if there's a positive passenger on board the aircraft, stands annulled.The airline management told its staff that because the crew is wearing proper PPE [hazmat suit] while operating a flight, "the risk of contracting Covid-19 infection from a positive passenger is negligible. Moreover, there are no in-flight catering services".The airline has, however, clarified on the following:1. If there's a breach of PPE of a crew while undertaking an activity in close contact to a Covid positive passenger on board, then the crew shall go into preventive home quarantine for 14 days. There is no need for the rest of the crew to be quarantined.2. If a cabin crew tests positiv...
WHO Calls For Rapid Production Of Dexamethasone For Coronavirus Patients
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WHO Calls For Rapid Production Of Dexamethasone For Coronavirus Patients

WHO welcomed the positive results of dexamethasone in treating the novel Coronavirus, while warning that the drug should not be used on mild cases or for prevention purposes. By : ABP News Bureau | 22 Jun 2020 10:50 PM (IST) Dexamethasone, usually given orally in a tablet form or even infect to the patients, was first discovered in 1957. (File Photo/ AFP) New Delhi: In what could be considered as a big relief for the world that is reeling under the deadly Coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organisation on Monday called for a rapid increase of production of steroid dexamethasone, after clinical trails in UK found that the drug had life-saving potential for critically-ill Covid-...
HP starts mobile vans to service PCs and printers – Times of India
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HP starts mobile vans to service PCs and printers – Times of India

HP has launched ‘Contactless Service On Wheels’. The new service aims to provide customer support to the users...Read MoreHP has launched ‘Contactless Service On Wheels’. The new service aims to provide customer support to the users of the company’s PCs and printers. It is aimed at users who have postponed onsite service visits for their PCs or printers due to social distancing and health advisory norms. As per HP, the service is being provided through its support service ecosystem and certified HP technicians traveling in mobile vans. These technicians follow all the necessary health and safety guidelines. The service is currently operational in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Noida and Ghaziabad. It will be soon expanded to 25 cities across the country including Pune, Ahme...
Trump issues proclamation to suspend H-1B, other visas till year end
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Trump issues proclamation to suspend H-1B, other visas till year end

By: PTI | Washington | Updated: June 23, 2020 6:06:24 am US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order that suspends issuing of H-1B visas. (File Photo) US President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation to suspend issuing of H-1B visas, which is popular among Indian IT professionals, along with other foreign work visas for the rest of the year. Trump said the step was essential to help millions of Americans who have lost their jobs due to the current economic crisis. Issuing the proclamation ahead of the November presidential elections, Trump has ignored the mounting opposition to the order by various business organi...
Shakti-Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Actress Rubina Dilaik To Make Her COMEBACK With THIS Show
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Shakti-Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Actress Rubina Dilaik To Make Her COMEBACK With THIS Show

Rubina Dilaik will make her comeback to the small screen with Star Bharat's Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi. By : ABP News Bureau | 22 Jun 2020 10:41 PM (IST) New Delhi: TV actress Puja Banerjee, who played the role of Goddess Vaishno Devi in Star Bharat’s ‘Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi’, has decided not to continue with the show post the lockdown. The shooting for Hindi TV shows are expected to start by the end of June 2020. The makers of the small screen shows are sanitizing the sets and taking all precautionary measures to safeguard their actors and crew members from COVID-19.Also READ: Puja Banerjee Flaunts Sindoor As Actor-Hubby Kunal Verma Shares FIRST PIC After Announcing WeddingPuja, wh...
Crucial to Mumbai infra projects, tunnelling machines made in China
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Crucial to Mumbai infra projects, tunnelling machines made in China

Written by Laxman Singh , ZEESHAN SHAIKH | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 4:08:08 am Of the total 18 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) being used to dig underground tunnels in the city for major infrastructure projects, eight have been manufactured by Chinese-owned companies while 10 are by Western companies but manufactured in China. (Representational) Mumbai’s efforts to address its traffic woes with an ambitious coastal road project and underground Metro line is crucially reliant on Chinese equipment. Of the total 18 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) being used to dig underground tunnels in the city for major ...
Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf and Haider Ali test COVID-19 positive ahead of team’s departure to England | Cricket News – Times of India
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Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf and Haider Ali test COVID-19 positive ahead of team’s departure to England | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Pakistan cricketers Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf and rookie Haider Ali on Monday tested positive for the novel coronavirus. "The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed three players - Haider Ali, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan - have tested positive for Covid-19," said the PCB in a statement. "The players had shown no symptoms until they were tested in Rawalpindi on Sunday ahead of the Pakistan men's national cricket team's tour to England." The infected players will go into self-isolation. "The PCB medical panel is in contact with the three who have been advised to immediately go into self-isolation," the statement said. Earlier this month, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was tested positive for the deadly virus. Source link
VrC awardee Tashi Chhepal reveals how India can ‘easily’ defeat China | Master Stroke
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VrC awardee Tashi Chhepal reveals how India can ‘easily’ defeat China | Master Stroke

Vir Chakra awardee Tashi Chhepal talked to ABP News over the ongoing tiff between India and China. He said that there was no denying the fact that China had a large force but India was more capable and well-trained. He claimed that the level of training Indian forces get, Chinese soldiers could easily be defeated.Take a look at the detailed report. Source link
Terror threat from ‘lone actors’ growing, Priti Patel tells UK Parliament – Times of India
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Terror threat from ‘lone actors’ growing, Priti Patel tells UK Parliament – Times of India

British home secretary Priti Patel (Reuters)LONDON: The threat from "lone actors" is growing, British home secretary Priti Patel warned on Monday as she visited the scene of the terror attack in the southern English city of Reading where three people were killed in a knife attack. Addressing the MPs in the House of Commons, the senior Indian-origin minister praised the bravery of unarmed police officers who tackled and arrested the 25-year-old Libyan suspect, Khairi Saadallah, after he stabbed three people to death in a busy park in Reading on Saturday evening. "It is clear the threat by lone actors is growing. These terrorists are united by the same vile hate for what our country holds dear. Decency, tolerance and respect," Patel said in the Parliament. "The UK's counter-terrorism stra...
Watch complete truth behind hollow propaganda videos of China
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Watch complete truth behind hollow propaganda videos of China

Here is an in-depth report over the Chinese army and its strength. But the army of China is not at par with that of India.The Chinese lack skill and technique whereas Indians are pro at it. On the other hand, the Chinese army has been accused of corruption too. But despite all the flaws, the Chinese government has been releasing many propaganda videos. But here is a report to reveal its hollownessTake a look. Source link
Mumbai Police notice ‘forged’: To quiz accused, cops visit her house, find her missing
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Mumbai Police notice ‘forged’: To quiz accused, cops visit her house, find her missing

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 3:22:10 am Mogul said that in the maintenance plea, the family court ruled in his favour last year after which Mogul approached HC that is currently hearing the matter. He said that the financial statements were submitted before HC by Shaista. The Mumbai police, investigating a case where a police notice was allegedly forged to obtain the bank statements of a person, went to the residence of the complainant’s wife to question her. Shaista Mogul is one of the four accused named in the case in addition to two lawyers and a police officer. An Azad...
Cyclone Nisarga: 20 days on, many areas in Raigad without power supply
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Cyclone Nisarga: 20 days on, many areas in Raigad without power supply

Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 3:14:40 am The team visited villages Akshi, Nagaon, Nagaon beach, Chaul, and Agrav in Alibag; Nandgaon, Rajapur and Murud in Murud taluka; Adgaon, Dive Agar in Shrivardhan; and Harihareshwar, the Raigad district administration informed Tuesday. (Express/Representational) Nearly 20 days since Cyclone Nisarga’s landfall in Raigad district, some homes and commercial establishments continue to remain without power supply, as authorities tackle the damage caused to electricity infrastructure. From buying and renting generators or paying money to charge their cellp...
Maharashtra: 3,721 new cases, 113 deaths added
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Maharashtra: 3,721 new cases, 113 deaths added

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 3:04:47 am Mumbai’s toll increased to 3,737 on Monday after it recorded 66 more deaths. Of them, while 46 people had died before June 20, the rest succumbed in the last 48 hours. (Representational) Maharashtra on Monday recorded 3,721 new Covid-19 cases, taking its overall tally to 1.35 lakh. While 113 deaths were added to the toll, only 62 people had succumbed to the virus in the last 48 hours, health officials said. The state has reported 6,283 deaths so far. Mumbai’s toll increased to 3,737 on Monday after it recorded 66 more deaths. Of them, while 46 people had di...