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Gujarat: Mines dept officer caught taking Rs 20,000 bribe

Gujarat: Mines dept officer caught taking Rs 20,000 bribe

A supervisor working with the mines and minerals department of the Narmada district was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000. The accused Deepesh Divetiya had sought money for not seizing a truck carrying sand. Times of India, 2 months ago

Man cycles from Mumbai to Jammu to meet sick father

With the country in a lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, 30-year-old Arif had only way to meet his ailing father: cycle 2,100 km from Mumbai to Jammu's Rajouri district, where the 60-year-old lives in a remote village along the Line of Control. Arif, a watchman, set out on the daunting journey hoping some miracle would happen and he would be able to see his father, who had suffered a massive stroke and was in critical condition. And miracle did happen, when the Central Reserve Police ...
 Rediff.com21 hours ago

States rope in pvt hospitals to fight coronavirus

In the past one week alone, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh have issued orders to take over private hospitals in some districts.  Sohini Das, Vinay Umarji and Gireesh Babu report. IMAGE: The Odisha government has set up two COVID-19 dedicated hospitals. Photograph: PTI Photo Given that the government infrastructure is inadequate to treat the influx of coronavirus patients from growing hotspots, state governments are scrambling to create the space for it by ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
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Lockdown in Gujarat extended to the entire state

Gujarat DG of Police Shivanand Jha told the media late on Monday night that the lockdown of the state will come into force from Monday 12.00 midnight and wil be applicable through out the state. It may be mentioned here that earlier the municipal areas of ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

India reports 3 new Covid deaths, toll 7; cases rise to 360

India reported three more coronavirus deaths on Sunday, including the first casualty from Bihar, taking the toll to seven and the number of COVID-19 cases rose to 360, officials said, as authorities suspended all train passenger and inter-state bus services till March 31 in unprecedented steps to contain the spread of the infection. CORONAVIRUS ATTACK: Full coverage   IMAGE: Health department officials pump sanitiser on the hands of a horse rider in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

PIX: India observes Janta curfew, PM says long battle ahead

Millions of people across the country stayed indoors on Sunday in an unprecedented and overwhelming response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a 'Janta curfew' to help check the spread of coronavirus, coming out briefly at 5 pm to show gratitude to health and other essential service providers with sounds of bells, conches and claps. IMAGE: Police officials stop commuters during Janta curfew in the wake of deadly coronavirus, in Bhilwara, on Sunday. Photograph: PTI Photo The ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

11 caught drunk from MLA’s party plot

Sleuths of local crime branch of Anand busted a liquor party at a party plot from where nabbed 11 persons were nabbed in an inebriated state in Petlad town of Anand district on Thursday night.
 Times of India3 weeks ago

India reports 2nd coronavirus death, several states in shutdown mode

A 68-year-old woman in Delhi became the country's second victim of coronavirus on Friday as several states went into battle mode to contain the spread of COVID-19, shutting down schools, theatres and colleges, and many public events, including the Indian Premiere League, were postponed. IMAGE: People wearing mask to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, walk past a cinema hall, in New Delhi, on Thursday. Cinema halls in Delhi will be shut till March 31 as a preventive measure.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

A Reason to Smile

There are almost 1 million people in India with a cleft palate or cleft lip who have not received any treatment to remedy their condition.Every year, almost 35,000 infants are born with cleft lip and palate, reports Geetanjali Krishna. *IMAGE: Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete plays with a child with a cleft lip at a hospital during an Operation Smile event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters   Some believe it's a sign of bad luck or bad karma. Others believe that ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

10 UNUSUAL holiday destinations in India

Forget Munnar and Manali, these places in India are worth your time, says Vineet Rajan. 1. Halebidu, Karnataka IMAGE: The temples in Halebidu boast of fine architecture.  Photograph: Ankush Manuja/Wikimedia Commons The town of Halebidu is located in the Hassan district of Karnataka. Situated 150 km from Mysore, this town is known for the Vaishnavism Hindu temples. Halebidu was the regal capital of the 12th century Hoysala Empire. The two most famous temples in Halebidu are the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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