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Delhi withdraws ₹500 fine for not wearing masks in public
short by Atul Mishra / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
Delhi Disaster Management Authority has withdrawn the order imposing a fine of ₹500 for not wearing masks in public places from October 1. The services of health care workers hired on a contract basis in COVID-19 hospitals have been extended till the end of 2022, it added. Delhi on Tuesday reported 74 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 1.07%.
short by Atul Mishra / 08:40 am on 05 Oct
At least five persons died following a collision between four cars and an ambulance on Mumbai's Bandra-Worli Sea Link on Wednesday morning, Mumbai Police said. Earlier, it was reported that 10 persons got injured in the collision. Notably, the ambulance and other vehicles were preparing to take the victims of an earlier accident to a hospital.
short by Atul Mishra / 09:30 am on 05 Oct
At least 25 persons were killed after a bus carrying a wedding party of over 40 persons fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal on Tuesday night. "Police and SDRF rescued 21 people overnight; the injured have been admitted to nearby hospitals," Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar said. The wedding procession left in bus from Laldhang, Haridwar SP City said.
short by Atul Mishra / 08:22 am on 05 Oct
During a phone call with PM Narendra Modi, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Ukraine will not conduct negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Zelenskyy said that all the aggressor's decisions aimed at attempting illegal annexation of Ukrainian territories do not change reality. He also emphasised the importance of PM Modi's recent statement that now is not the time for war.
short by Apaar Sharma / 08:50 am on 05 Oct
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed 'Shastra Puja' at Auli Military Station in Chamoli, Uttarakhand on the occasion of Dussehra. "We're confident that our country is safe in the hands of our armed forces. India is the only country where 'puja' of weapons is performed," he said. Indian Army chief General Manoj Pande was also present during the ceremony.
short by Apaar Sharma / 09:52 am on 05 Oct
4 terrorists killed in 2 encounters in J&K's Shopian: Police
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
Four local terrorists were killed in two separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, Kashmir Zone Police tweeted on Wednesday. In the first encounter that broke out in the Drach area, three terrorists linked with Jaish-e-Mohammed were killed, said police. In the second encounter that took place in the Moolu area, one terrorist linked with Lashkar-e-Taiba was killed, added police.
short by Saurabh Sinha / 10:01 am on 05 Oct
A 16-year-old boy died after an LED TV exploded at his house in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad. The explosion, which injured the teen's mother, sister-in-law and a friend, left a massive hole in a wall of the house. "The explosion was so powerful, the entire house shook and parts of the wall collapsed," a family member said.
short by Ankush Verma / 09:30 am on 05 Oct
The IMD, in its latest bulletin, issued heavy to very heavy rainfall warning for several states till Saturday. It's very likely over Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Telangana on Wednesday and Thursday. It's very likely over Uttar Pradesh till Saturday, while it is likely over Madhya Pradesh till Friday. Andaman and Nicobar Islands may witness it from Thursday to Saturday.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:14 pm on 04 Oct
The first woman to scale Mount Everest twice, Santosh Yadav, has been invited by the RSS as a chief guest at its annual Dussehra function in Nagpur on Wednesday. This will be the first time that a woman will be the chief guest at an RSS event, officials said. The Haryana-born mountaineer climbed Everest in May 1992 and May 1993.
short by Mohammad Anab / 11:25 pm on 04 Oct
BJP insulted voters of J&K: NC on Amit Shah's 'family rule' remark
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 04 Oct 2022,Tuesday
Reacting to Home Minister Amit Shah's remarks about "family rule" in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference (NC) spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said BJP's rhetoric is an insult to lakhs of voters. Shah had stated that just three political families have ruled Jammu and Kashmir since independence. "It's unfortunate that this false narrative is being peddled time and again," Dar said.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 11:38 pm on 04 Oct
Pune woman cheated of ₹3.23 lakh in online gift fraud case
short by Atul Mishra / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
A Pune woman was cheated of ₹3.23 lakh in an online gift fraud case by a fraudster claiming to be a doctor in a foreign country, police said. The accused told her he had sent a gift but it had been seized by customs officials, police added. The woman transferred ₹3.23 lakh but never received the gift, police stated.
short by Atul Mishra / 09:47 am on 05 Oct
Police arrested a 43-year-old man in possession of 300 kilograms of illegal firecrackers in Delhi's Shyam Vihar area. "It was also revealed...the same person was arrested last year in the same season while selling the banned firecrackers," police said. "The accused disclosed...he had procured firecrackers from Gurugram and was selling at higher rates to earn huge profit," police added.
short by Atul Mishra / 10:31 am on 05 Oct
Hyd Police issue traffic advisory for Durga Visarjan, TRS meet on Wed
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
Hyderabad Police have issued a traffic advisory for Wednesday. Owing to Telangana Rashtra Samithi meet, citizens coming from Masab Tank towards Banjara Hills Road Number 12 are requested to take alternative routes between 10 am-3 pm. Due to Durga Visarjan in Hussain Sagar from 4 pm, traffic coming from Khairatabad Flyover and Ambedkar statue won't be allowed towards NTR Marg.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 07:00 am on 05 Oct
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has closed three exits near the newly constructed Chipyana rail overbridge to streamline the flow of traffic on Delhi-Meerut Expressway (DME). The three exits, present within a distance of about two kilometres, were opened to ease traffic flow when the rail overbridge, which was the last pending structure on DME, was under construction.
short by Subhangi Singh / 09:43 am on 05 Oct
Police raid illegal parking lot in Gurugram Sector 48, 2 booked
short by Subhangi Singh / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
The Gurugram Police and Chief Minister's flying squad booked two people for allegedly running an illegal parking lot during a joint raid in Sector 48. The parking lot was being run by encroaching on Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) land. The CM's flying squad has identified at least 20 places in Gurugram where groups are running illegal paid parking lots.
short by Subhangi Singh / 10:28 am on 05 Oct
India reports 2,468 new COVID-19 cases, active cases stand at 33,318
short by Sakshi Sharma / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
India reported 2,468 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The active cases in the country stand at 33,318. The coronavirus-related death toll so far has reached 5,28,733. This comes a day after India reported 1,968 cases, the lowest daily rise in the number of fresh COVID-19 cases since May.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 10:17 am on 05 Oct
27-yr-old Gr Noida man held with 25 cartons of illegal firecrackers
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
A 27-year-old man was arrested with 25 cartons of illegal firecrackers in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Tuesday, police said. The accused had procured them from Delhi and wanted to sell them ahead of Diwali, police said, adding that the accused was arrested while transporting the firecrackers in a pickup truck.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 07:00 am on 05 Oct
Parts of Pune to face water cuts on Thursday due to repair work
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has announced that water supply will be cut off in various parts of the city on Thursday due to repair work. The maintenance work will be carried out at Warje water works, Chandani Chowk water tank, Gandhi Bhavan, SNDT, Swargate etc. Water supply will be restored on Friday with low pressure, added the PMC.
short by Saurabh Sinha / 08:52 am on 05 Oct
A day before Dussehra, the Delhi Traffic Police shared a series of tweets to spread awareness about road safety rules. The traffic police posted an image stating similarities between 'Dandiya' with 'Driving' and shared it saying, "Ae Haalo Re Haalo! Road par GARBAd nahi karo, araam se chalo! (Don’t panic on the road, relax and drive)."
short by Subhangi Singh / 09:09 am on 05 Oct
A 56-year-old man was arrested for killing a 75-year-old security guard after he refused him permission to consume alcohol in an open plot. The accused used to go to the plot often to consume alcohol but got irked when the victim asked him not to come. The victim and the accused knew each other.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 07:00 am on 05 Oct
JNU hostel room roof collapses; second such incident in 6 months
short by Nakul Ahuja / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
The ceiling of a hostel room at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) partially collapsed, making it the second such incident in the last six months. "Although there were no serious injuries to any resident, the residents of the room were sleeping nearby and the ceiling fell directly on their study table," said Swati Singh, President of the Democratic Students Federation (DSF).
short by Nakul Ahuja / 07:00 am on 05 Oct
A 71-year-old man underwent robotic-assisted surgery for treating bladder cancer at Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday. The surgery was carried out to remove his urinary bladder and prostate gland. "The advantages of robotically-assisted surgery are that it's minimally invasive and enables high surgical accuracy," a senior doctor at Apollo Hospital said. The man's condition is now stable.
short by Ashley Paul / 07:00 am on 05 Oct
Mumbai local trains decorated amid Dussehra, pics surface
short by Subhangi Singh / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
String decorations have been put up inside Mumbai local trains amid Dussehra celebrations and commuters shared pictures of the decorated train on social media. Last week, a video of a group of women performing Garba dance aboard a Mumbai local train also went viral on social media. The group of women performed Garba when the train reached Kalyan station.
short by Subhangi Singh / 08:44 am on 05 Oct
Youth kidnaps 11-year-old girl from Mumbai pandal, rapes her
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
A 19-year-old youth allegedly kidnapped an 11-year-old girl from a garba pandal in Mumbai and raped her. The victim had gone to the pandal with her sister, who made a quick trip home and when she returned, her sister was missing. The parents approached the police, who tracked down and arrested the suspect. He confessed he sexually assaulted the victim.
short by Saurabh Sinha / 09:16 am on 05 Oct
PM Modi greets people on Vijayadashami, wishes them positive energy
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 05 Oct 2022,Wednesday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on the occasion of Vijayadashami on Wednesday. "Many congratulations to all citizens on Vijayadashami, the symbol of victory. I wish that this auspicious occasion brings courage, restraint and positive energy in everyone's life," he tweeted. The PM is expected to participate in Kullu Dussehra celebrations in Himachal Pradesh today.
short by Saurabh Sinha / 09:35 am on 05 Oct
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