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Fadnavis writes to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray listing suggestions to tackle the flood situation

Maharashtra Opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis wrote a letter Sunday to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray recommending short and long-term measures to tackle the floods in the state. Urging Thackeray to convene an all-party meeting to deliberate on the grave situation which has left lakhs of people devastated, Fadnavis listed certain recommendations based on his tour of the flood-hit areas. The Opposition leader emphasised the need for a disaster management cell in the Konkan region which has borne the brunt of repeated natural calamities including cyclones and said, “A permanent Konkan Disaster Management Unit, which is adequately equipped with manpower, is must.” In the last one year, the coastal region has thrice been hit by cyclones or floods leaving people vulnerable. T...
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Theatres screen Hollywood titles to lure audiences back as Delhi unlocks

There was a nervous excitement amongst the staff at PVR Premiere, Select City Walk — one of the most popular cinema multiplexes in the Delhi NCR region — as they geared up to welcome patrons back to the theatre after a gap of almost three months owing to Covid-19, albeit at 50 per cent capacity, as ordered by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). The usually crowded cinema hall bore a deserted look on Friday afternoon as a few filmgoers trickled in. A ‘no-touch admission system’ that comprised a QR-code ticket scanning greeted them. With a fancy temperature scanner and a spray-on hand sanitiser dispenser, PVR Premiere was taking every measure to get the message across that the filmgoers are safe and they should be comfortable to head back to theatres. Big standees...
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Delhi: Three underpasses waterlogged due to rain, commuters alerted to avoid travel

Following morning showers, three underpasses in Delhi were waterlogged on Sunday. The Delhi Traffic police asked commuters to avoid Zakhira Underpass, Azadpur underpass and Shakti Nagar underpass temporarily. The Delhi Traffic police alert on Sunday morning on Twitter read, “Traffic is affected in Zakhira underpass, Azadpur underpass and Shakti Nagar underpass due to water-logging. Inconvenience is regretted.” Traffic AlertTraffic is affected in Zakhira underpass, Azadpur under pass and Shakti Nagar underpass due to water-logging. Inconvenience is regretted. — Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) August 1, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Traffic police officers said that they are trying to encourage commuters to avoid these routes so that accidents can be avoide...
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Over one lakh vaccinated in a day in Mumbai; twice in last one week

Mumbai on Saturday vaccinated 1,01,903 people on Saturday — twice in a week and thrice in two months that the city has been able to inoculate over 1 lakh people in a day. Over 17.71 lakh people have been inoculated in Mumbai to date. On Friday, 1,01,944 people were vaccinated across 426 centres. Of Saturday’s figures, 70,213 people were vaccinated at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation-run centres while the 113 private centres across the city gave shots to 26,459 residents. BMC had received 1.8 lakh doses earlier this week. The doses will last till Monday. The city has been inoculating an average of 70,000 people per day over the last few weeks. However, due to a shortage in supply, the government and civic-run centres were closed for five days in July. In June, 1.54 lakh d...
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Former West Bengal higher education minister Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury passes away

Former West Bengal higher education minister and veteran CPM leader Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury passed away at a private hospital in Hooghly district following a massive heart attack on Saturday night. He was 75. “The veteran leader had been sick for some time and was hospitalised on Saturday morning after his health deteriorated. He had a massive heart attack following which he was declared dead around 8.20 pm,” a party source said. Chowdhury, who was a professor of political science in Serampore College, was elected as an MP from the same Lok Sabha constituency. He was made the higher education minister by the then chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya after he won the assembly election from Jangipara in 2006. Professor Sudarshan Roychoudhury, former Member of Parliament, ex...
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Former West Bengal higher education minister Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury passes away

Former West Bengal higher education minister and veteran CPM leader Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury passed away at a private hospital in Hooghly district following a massive heart attack on Saturday night. He was 75. “The veteran leader had been sick for some time and was hospitalised on Saturday morning after his health deteriorated. He had a massive heart attack following which he was declared dead around 8.20 pm,” a party source said. Chowdhury, who was a professor of political science in Serampore College, was elected as an MP from the same Lok Sabha constituency. He was made the higher education minister by the then chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya after he won the assembly election from Jangipara in 2006. Professor Sudarshan Roychoudhury, former Member of Parliament, ex...
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Arun Arora is new GM of Eastern railways

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the name of Arun Arora as the new General Manager of the Eastern Railways. Arora was posted as an additional member at the Railway Board in charge of environment and mechanical engineering segments since October 2020. A 1984-batch IRSME (Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineering) batch official, Arora has over the years held posts such as divisional railway manager of Delhi, principal chief mechanical engineer of the Northern Railway, the largest railway zone, and deputy secretary in the Union Ministry of Steel and Mines. He has been twice named for National Railway Award for outstanding contribution. Amid the Covid pandemic in 2020, Arora,then principal chief mechanical engineer of Northern Railway, led the chall...
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Arun Arora is new GM of Eastern railways

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the name of Arun Arora as the new General Manager of the Eastern Railways. Arora was posted as an additional member at the Railway Board in charge of environment and mechanical engineering segments since October 2020. A 1984-batch IRSME (Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineering) batch official, Arora has over the years held posts such as divisional railway manager of Delhi, principal chief mechanical engineer of the Northern Railway, the largest railway zone, and deputy secretary in the Union Ministry of Steel and Mines. He has been twice named for National Railway Award for outstanding contribution. Amid the Covid pandemic in 2020, Arora,then principal chief mechanical engineer of Northern Railway, led the chall...
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5 held for bank robbery at Palwal

Five men who had allegedly robbed Rs 95 lakh from a private bank in Palwal earlier this month have been arrested by police while they were planning another dacoity incident. Police said the robbery took place on July 14 at a bank in Sector 2, in broad daylight. The accused had threatened employees and customers at the bank with weapons. It was on Friday that police finally received a tip off that led them to the men, who were inside a car. Two teams were immediately rushed to the spot, who surrounded the vehicle and arrested the men. Source link
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5 held for bank robbery at Palwal

Five men who had allegedly robbed Rs 95 lakh from a private bank in Palwal earlier this month have been arrested by police while they were planning another dacoity incident. Police said the robbery took place on July 14 at a bank in Sector 2, in broad daylight. The accused had threatened employees and customers at the bank with weapons. It was on Friday that police finally received a tip off that led them to the men, who were inside a car. Two teams were immediately rushed to the spot, who surrounded the vehicle and arrested the men. Source link
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5 held for bank robbery at Palwal

Five men who had allegedly robbed Rs 95 lakh from a private bank in Palwal earlier this month have been arrested by police while they were planning another dacoity incident. Police said the robbery took place on July 14 at a bank in Sector 2, in broad daylight. The accused had threatened employees and customers at the bank with weapons. It was on Friday that police finally received a tip off that led them to the men, who were inside a car. Two teams were immediately rushed to the spot, who surrounded the vehicle and arrested the men. Source link
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CIDCO takes steps for uninterrupted water supply in Navi Mumbai

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has taken a number of measures to ensure uninterrupted water supply to Navi Mumbai and meet the region’s present and future demand for water. “The water demand of Navi Mumbai will highly increase due to rise in population and various ambitious projects. CIDCO is implementing various schemes to meet the present and future water demands of the region. The triad of efficient management of available water, optimal use of reservoirs and creation of new water reservoirs is finalised in this regard,” Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, VC&MD, CIDCO, said. The water demand of the city till 2050 will be around 1,275 megaliters per day. CIDCO has planned the optimal use of available reservoirs and creation of new water reservoirs to meet...
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CIDCO takes steps for uninterrupted water supply in Navi Mumbai

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has taken a number of measures to ensure uninterrupted water supply to Navi Mumbai and meet the region’s present and future demand for water. “The water demand of Navi Mumbai will highly increase due to rise in population and various ambitious projects. CIDCO is implementing various schemes to meet the present and future water demands of the region. The triad of efficient management of available water, optimal use of reservoirs and creation of new water reservoirs is finalised in this regard,” Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, VC&MD, CIDCO, said. The water demand of the city till 2050 will be around 1,275 megaliters per day. CIDCO has planned the optimal use of available reservoirs and creation of new water reservoirs to meet...
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CIDCO takes steps for uninterrupted water supply in Navi Mumbai

The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has taken a number of measures to ensure uninterrupted water supply to Navi Mumbai and meet the region’s present and future demand for water. “The water demand of Navi Mumbai will highly increase due to rise in population and various ambitious projects. CIDCO is implementing various schemes to meet the present and future water demands of the region. The triad of efficient management of available water, optimal use of reservoirs and creation of new water reservoirs is finalised in this regard,” Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, VC&MD, CIDCO, said. The water demand of the city till 2050 will be around 1,275 megaliters per day. CIDCO has planned the optimal use of available reservoirs and creation of new water reservoirs to meet...
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Day after his arrest for murder, Axis Bank files police complaint against manager

A day after the arrest of its manager Anil Dubey in a murder and robbery case, the Axis Bank on Friday approached the Valiv police station in Mira Bhayandar Vasai Virar Commissionerate to file a complaint of criminal breach of trust after it learnt that the 35-year-old employee had siphoned Rs 26.84 lakh from the locker of its Nagaon branch. Following the complaint filed by the cluster head of Axis Bank, a case under sections 408 (criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant) and 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent) of the Indian Penal Code was registered, said an officer from Valiv police station. The police said that Dubey was arrested on Thursday night for allegedly stabbing to death Yogita Vartak (35), a deputy manager of ICI...
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Mumabi: Man dupes MCOCA accused of Rs 93L on pretext of getting him released from jail early

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on Wednesday for allegedly duping the family members of a businessman, who was arrested under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, 1999, to the tune of Rs 93 lakh on the pretext of facilitating his early release from prison. Vikhroli police said the accused, Suraj Kalav, was arrested in a cheating case in 2018. While in custody in Arthur Road jail, he met one Sunil Angane who was arrested by the Mumbai Crime Branch on February 1, 2020, for allegedly extorting money from a Vikhroli-based builder at the behest of gangster Prasad Pujari. “After Angane went to jail in February 2020, Kalav helped him with his day-to-day needs inside the prison. After gaining his trust, he told him that he could help him get bail early,” said an offi...
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The hunt for gangster Kala Jathedi: Operation lasting 2 weeks, 12 states

An operation that lasted two weeks and spanned 12 states led the Delhi Police Special Cell to gangster Sandeep alias Kala Jathedi and his associate Anuradha Chaudhari, who were arrested from UP’s Saharanpur on Friday night. While Jathedi is allegedly involved in more than 40 cases of murder, extortion and kidnapping across Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, UP and Punjab, Anuradha has earned the moniker of “lady don” in Rajasthan and is allegedly involved in several murder and extortion cases. To extort money from her targets, she would fire bullets from her AK-47 to scare them, police said. Jathedi’s associates and known gangsters Goldy Brar, Monty, and Kala Rana operate from Canada, UK, and Thailand respectively. He is also the alleged mastermind in the shootout at GTB hospital i...
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The hunt for gangster Kala Jathedi: Operation lasting 2 weeks, 12 states

An operation that lasted two weeks and spanned 12 states led the Delhi Police Special Cell to gangster Sandeep alias Kala Jathedi and his associate Anuradha Chaudhari, who were arrested from UP’s Saharanpur on Friday night. While Jathedi is allegedly involved in more than 40 cases of murder, extortion and kidnapping across Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, UP and Punjab, Anuradha has earned the moniker of “lady don” in Rajasthan and is allegedly involved in several murder and extortion cases. To extort money from her targets, she would fire bullets from her AK-47 to scare them, police said. Jathedi’s associates and known gangsters Goldy Brar, Monty, and Kala Rana operate from Canada, UK, and Thailand respectively. He is also the alleged mastermind in the shootout at GTB hospital i...
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Kolkata: Doctors remove needle from 50-year-old man’s nasal cavity near brain

Doctors at a private neurological hospital in Kolkata have saved a 50-year-old man who had a needle placed inside his nasal cavity near the brain, performing a surgery by opening a part of the skull. A senior doctor of the Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata (INK) said that they the conducted craniotomy, a process generally used to remove a brain tumour or abnormal brain tissue, on the man recently. “The man came to us with one day’s history of bleeding from the nose following which he was admitted. When he came to us he was drunk and we had no clue if he had an injury or somebody had hit him. So we decided to conduct a CT scan of his skull which showed that a needle extended from his nose till his brain,” the doctor said. Despite having the met...
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Kolkata: Doctors remove needle from 50-year-old man’s nasal cavity near brain

Doctors at a private neurological hospital in Kolkata have saved a 50-year-old man who had a needle placed inside his nasal cavity near the brain, performing a surgery by opening a part of the skull. A senior doctor of the Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata (INK) said that they the conducted craniotomy, a process generally used to remove a brain tumour or abnormal brain tissue, on the man recently. “The man came to us with one day’s history of bleeding from the nose following which he was admitted. When he came to us he was drunk and we had no clue if he had an injury or somebody had hit him. So we decided to conduct a CT scan of his skull which showed that a needle extended from his nose till his brain,” the doctor said. Despite having the met...