15 officers of Delhi Police Special Cell awarded Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) Fifteen officers of the Delhi Police Special Cell have been awarded Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal on the occasion of birth anniversary of India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, officials said. Delhi DCP Manishi Chandra was awarded for his role in ‘Operation PAMIR’. According More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Kerala reports 7983 fresh cases pushing COVID-19 tally to 4.2 lakh

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (PTI) Kerala reported 7,983 fresh cases on Saturday, pushing the COVID-19 caseload to 4,20,166, while as many as 91,190 people are presently undergoing treatment, Health minister K K Shailaja More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Nirmala wanted me out of Finance Ministry, says former finance secretary Garg

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI): Subhash Chandra Garg, the former finance secretary who was shunted out of the finance ministry within three weeks of Modi-2.0 government”s first budget last year, on Saturday alleged More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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COVID-19 antibody therapy may lower hospitalisations, emergency visits, study finds

Los Angeles, Oct 31 (PTI) COVID-19 patients who were administered a novel antibody had fewer symptoms and were less likely to require hospitalisation or emergency medical care than those who did not receive the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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BMC collects about Rs 3.5 cr for face mask norms violation since Apr 20

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 31 (ANI): The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected approximately Rs 3.5 crore in fine for over 1.6 lakh violations of face mask norms between April 20 to October More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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India reports 48K cases in downward trend

NEW DELHI — India has registered 48,268 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, continuing a downward trend. A health worker arranges swab samples of people to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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U.S. reports world record of more than 1 Lakh COVID-19 cases in single day

(Reuters) – The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just over 1 Lakh new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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India’s COVID-19 caseload goes past 81 lakh with 48,648 fresh infections

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) With 48,648 fresh COVID-19 infections, India’s caseload rose to 81,37,119 on Saturday, while the number of recoveries crossed the 74-lakh mark, pushing the recovery rate to 91.34 per More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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Assam introduces transgender category in civil services exam application form

Guwahati, Oct 30 (PTI) The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has introduced ”transgender” as an option in the gender category in the state civil and allied services examination application form More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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EU: WHO should have more power to investigate outbreaks

LONDON (AP) — European countries are calling for the World Health Organization to be given greater powers to independently investigate outbreaks and compel countries to provide more data, after the devastating More...