Commuters stage ‘rail roko’ over change in local train timings

Mumbai, Dec 2 (PTI) Train movement on the Western Railway’s suburban network here was disrupted for over an hour on Wednesday after commuters sat on tracks at some stations in neighbouring Palghar district to protest against the change in schedule of an early morning local train, GRP officials said. Commuters protest at Saphale railway station More...

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By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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India coronavirus cases stay below 50K for 25th straight day

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s daily coronavirus cases continued to stay below the 50,000 mark for the 25th straight day, with 36,604 new infections reported, data from the health ministry showed on Wednesday. Indians More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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India’s coronavirus cases continue to decline with 36,600

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has maintained a declining trend in coronavirus infections with 36,604 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, the total cases mounted to 94,99,413. An Indian man wearing a face mask as More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Sunny Deol tests positive for coronavirus

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Bollywood actor and BJP MP Sunny Deol on Wednesday said that he has been tested positive for novel coronavirus. Actor-MP Sunny Deol has urged his contacts to get themselves tested. The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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Bangladesh expects to receive first COVID vaccines by February

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh expects to receive its first batch of coronavirus vaccines by February which people will receive free of charge, the health secretary said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: People sit as More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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Nirav Modi”s remand extended in UK, final hearings in 2021

London, Dec 1 (PTI): Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, was further remanded in custody on Tuesday by a court in London hearing India”s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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Court grants Customs 7 days additional custody of M Sivasankar

Kochi, Dec 1 (PTI): A local court on Tuesday granted Customs seven days additional custody of M Sivasankar, arrested by the central agency in connection with the gold smuggling case. The Additional Chief Judicial More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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GST revenue at Rs 1.04 lakh cr in November

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI): Revenue from Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at over Rs 1.04 lakh crore in November as against Rs 1.05 lakh crore collected in the previous month, the Finance Ministry said in a statement. Revenue More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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India reports 31,118 new COVID-19 cases, lowest since November 17

New Delhi: India recorded 31,118 new coronavirus cases, the lowest daily tally since Nov. 17, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday. Sikh devotees, some of them wearing masks offer prayers during celebrations More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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Red Cross chief urges vaccine ‘fake news’ fight

UNITED NATIONS — The head of the world’s largest humanitarian network is urging governments and institutions to combat “fake news” about COVID-19 vaccines which has become “a second pandemic” and More...