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7,983 New Cases Push Kerala's Covid Tally To 4.2 Lakh

Times Of India

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 said. In the last 24 hours, 59,999 samples had been tested. The death toll mounted to 1,484 with the addition of 27 more fatalities, the minister said.

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SAD Seeks Relief Package For Farmers

Times Of India

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union finance ministry to offer a comprehensive relief package for farmers. In a statement here, Badal said the decision not to include the farming community in the ambit of the....

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World Coronavirus Dispatch: US Reports All-time High Single-day Surge

Business Standard

People who contract Covid-19 can quickly spread the virus through their households, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Friday, based on a study of 101 patients in Tennessee and Wisconsin, and 191 of their household contacts. And “substantial transmission” occurred, whether....

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UP Reports 1,822 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, State Tally Now Over 481,000

Business Standard

The COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh climbed to 7,025 on Saturday with 21 more fatalities, while 1,822 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to over 4.81 lakh, an official said. "In the past 24 hours, 1,822 fresh cases were recorded in the state while those discharged during this period were....

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Soumitra Chatterjee Given Blood Transfusion, Condition Remains Critical

Business Standard

Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee was given blood transfusion following a slight drop in his haemoglobin count and his health condition remained critical, doctors treating him at a Kolkata hospital said on Saturday. However, dialysis was not conducted on the 85-year-old thespian, who is under treatment since October 6, they said.

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Rajasthan Reports 1,780 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, Nine Additional Deaths

Business Standard

In Jaipur, the death toll has reached 373. It is followed by 183 in Jodhpur, 141 in Ajmer, 139 in Bikaner, 116 in Kota, 94 in Bharatpur, 75 in Pali, 71 in Udaipur, 57 in Sikar, 56 each in Nagaur and Alwar, 37 in Jalore, 35 in Barmer, 31 in Rajsamand, 30 each in Bhilwara and Chittorgarh, 29 in....

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Noida: Active Cases Increase Again, Infection Tally Now At 17,839

Business Standard

On the brighter side, 114 more patients got discharged during the period and the overall number of recoveries in the district reached 16,546, sixth highest in the state, it revealed. The district's death toll stood at 68 with a mortality rate of 0.38 per cent. The recovery rate of patients dropped slightly to 92.

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Andhra Pradesh Completes 8 Million Covid-19 Sample Tests On Saturday

Business Standard

In 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, 82,045 tests were done, yielding 2,783 fresh cases of COVID-19, the latest bulletin said. It said 3,708 patients had recovered from the infection while 14 more succumbed in 24 hours. The number of active cases fell below the 25,000 mark to 24,575, after a total of 7,92,083 recoveries and 6,690 deaths.

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India Could Cut Oil Import Bill Further As Saudi Looks At Crude Discounts

Business Standard

India's oil import bill may fall further in the remaining period of the current fiscal with Saudi Arabia looking at giving discount in crude it sells to Asian Buyers. Analysts tracking the development said that the benchmark Dubai prices of oil have fallen and so have the gross refining margins.

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Maharashtra: Amravati Reports 54 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, 79 Recoveries

Business Standard

The district has recorded a recovery rate of 93.72 per cent and 15,278 patients have been discharged from hospitals so far, he said. At present, there are 660 active cases in the district, of which 373 patients are in home isolation, he added. (Only the headline and picture of this report may have....

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Delhi Passengers Can Travel On All Seats Of Buses From November 1: Gahlot

Business Standard

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Saturday said passengers can travel on all seats of public transport buses from November 1, and cautioned that travellers will have to wear face masks and maintain physical distancing. Gahlot, however, said no passengers will be allowed to travel in standing position.

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ICICI Bank Q2FY21 Net Profit Jumps Six Times To Rs 4,251.3 Crore

Business Standard

The bank's NII grew 16 per cent to Rs 9,366 crore in Q2FY21 from Rs 8,057 crore. However, the Net Interest Margin (NIM) saw a dip to 3.57 per cent in Q2FY21 as against 3.64 per cent in Q2FY20. Sequentially, NIM was at 3.69 per cent in Q1Fy20. The decline in NIMs shows impact of the surplus liquidity that bank carries on book, Bank said.

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Amit Shah To Visit West Bengal On Nov 5

Mumbai Mirror

Kolkata: With his eyes on the upcoming Bengal Assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in the state on November 5 on a two-day visit to hold several organizational meetings in Kolkata and Midnapore districts. BJP National President JP Nadda ’s visit on November 6 stands cancelled as Shah will visit the state on November 5.

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Impossible To Wipe Off Covid-19 Spread Through Lockdown, Treat Mask As Vaccine, Says Satyendar Jain

News 18

. The Centre late March had announced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. From June 8, the central government brought in gradual 'Unlock', under which restrictions have been eased accordingly. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 20:08 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Delhi Health....

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Delhi Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Nov 1; Face Mask Mandatory, Standing Not Allowed

Hindustan Times

As per the revised order, it is mandatory for commuters to wear face masks during travel and no passengers will be allowed to stand in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and Cluster scheme buses. The travellers are also asked to maintain physical distancing. delhi Updated: Oct 31, 2020, 20:30 IST.

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Natasa Stankovic Misses Hardik Pandya As Son Agasthya Turns Three-month-old

DNA India

Natasa Stankovic shared an image of her son Agasthya as he turned three-year-old. While posting the image, she also mentioned about how much she misses her husband and Agastya's daddy, Hardik Pandya. She was seen wearing a black dress, holding Agasthya in her arms. He was seen wearing a grey-coloured onesie.

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TN: High Schools, Colleges, Hostels Permitted To Function From November 16; General Lockdown Extended Till Nov 30

DNA India

In view of the rapidly declining COVID-19 cases and considering the need to revive economic activity, the Tamil Nadu government has announced further set of relaxations of lockdown norms, while also extending few existing restrictions until November 30.

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Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar's Wife, 6 Family Members Corona Positive

DNA India

Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar's wife and six other family members tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, October 31. The 71-year-old labour minister immediately underwent a COVID-19 test and his report came out negative. According to Gangwar, the BJP parliamentarian from Bareilly in Uttar....

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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi Faces Flak For Campaigning Despite Being Covid Positive

DNA India

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has landed in a controversy after it emerged he was involved in election campaigning despite testing Covid positive 9 days ago. Modi was involved in a roadshow in Danapur in favour of the BJP candidate on Friday evening and he is also campaigning in....

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'James Bond' Sir Sean Connery Dies At 90

DNA India

Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, the actor's family confirmed to BBC News. He is best remembered for playing James Bond. Being the first actor to have played the suave character, Connery played the role in seven long films. The actor made his first appearance in the Bond film 'Dr No' which released in 1962.

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Impossible To Wipe Off COVID Spread Through Lockdown, Treat Mask As Vaccine: Satyendar Jain

The Financial Express

Interacting with reporters, the minister said that the lockdown was imposed in the beginning as "it was a new virus then" and its behaviour was totally unpredictable. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said it is “impossible to wipe off” COVID-19 transmission through a lockdown as the....

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CPI(M), Congress Join Hands For 2021 West Bengal Assembly Polls

The Financial Express

The party is down to 26 seats in the state assembly, which has a total of 294 seats, after the 2016 elections. The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has approved a tie up with the Congress for the upcoming assembly election in West Bengal, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram....

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Covid-19 Unlock: Passengers Can Travel On All Seats Of Buses From Nov 1, Says Gahlot

The Financial Express

Lt Governor Anil Baijal, who is the chairman of Delhi Diaster Management Authority (DDMA) recently gave approval to Delhi government's proposal to run the public transport buses with full seating capacity. Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Saturday said....

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5,548 New Covid-19 Cases In Maharashtra

Times Of India

Reported 5,548 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday taking the tally of cases to 16,78,406, while the death toll reached 43,911 with 74 fresh fatalities, a official said. With 7,303 patients being discharged from hospitals since Friday evening, the number of recovered patients in the state increased to 15,10,353, he said.

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Karnataka's Covid-19 Tally Reaches 8.23 Lakh

Times Of India

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday reported 3,014 infections and 28 deaths, taking the Covid-19 tally and cumulative fatalities in the state to 8,23,412 and 11,168 respectively, the health department said. According to the health bulletin, the total infections comprise 7,57,208 discharges cumulatively....

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Which States Are Least-affected From Coronavirus In India

Times Of India

NEW DELHI: India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world with 81 lakh confirmed cases and over 121,000 deaths. Maharashtra is the worst-affected state in the country with a caseload of 1.67 million and over 43,000 deaths. There are 11 states with more than 2 lakh cases.

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Assam: Central Govt Officials On Covert Visits Exempt From Covid-19 Tests

Times Of India

GUWAHATI: In a partial modification of the standard operating procedure for persons arriving in Assam by any mode of transportation , the state health department on Saturday has decided to exempt central government officials on covert visits from Covid-19 tests in order to protect their identities.

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ICICI Bank Q2 Takeaways: Record Profit, Prudent Provisioning & More

NEW DELHI: A record net profit , an improvement in asset quality, a fall in sequential provisioning, recovery in disbursements to pre-Covid levels, soft NIM and increase in mobile transactions were some of the key highlights of 's September quarter results.

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Ensure Mandatory Use Of Aarogya Setu App By Workers: Delhi Govt To Wholesale Liquor Vends

News 18

The Excise Department has also asked its bond inspectors deployed at these establishments to ensure strict compliance of anti-coronavirus guidelines and submit a report. New Delhi; Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 19:51 IST; FOLLOW US ON: New Delhi: The Delhi government has directed all wholesale....

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Loud Rhetoric With 'Ram Naam Satya' Warning, Yogi Adityanath Says Law On 'Love Jihad' Soon

News 18

Warning those involved in 'forced conversion' of being sent to their 'Ram Naam Satya' journey, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said Saturday that the state government would work to curb 'Love Jihad' and make a law in that respect. Love Jihad is a conspiracy theory touted by right wing....

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Tamil Nadu Eases Covid Curbs, Allows Reopening Of Schools, Colleges And Cinemas From November

News 18

Workers greet each others by tapping their legs at an assembly unit of Royal Enfield motorcycle inside its factory after the government eased a nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Oragadam, Tamil Nadu.

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Mumbai's Dharavi Area Reports Four New Coronavirus Cases

News 18

The COVID-19 caseload in Mumbai's slum-dominated Dharavi area rose to 3,547 after four persons tested positive for the viral infection on Saturday, a civic official said. Of the 3,547 cases, 3,123 patients have recovered from the infection and the area currently has 113 active cases, the official said.

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Diet Sabya Calls Out Myntra And H&M For Allegedly Copying Diwali Ads, Read On

India

Got a chance to go through Myntra and H&M India’s Diwali Ad Campaign starring Vikrant Massey, Tamannaah Bhatia, Radhika Madan, Karan Tacker, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Arjun Mathur? Well, the ad has landed itself in controversy. Diet Sabya, an anonymous account on Instagram followed by the likes of....

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Abhinav Kohli On Shweta Tiwari, Son

Mumbai Mirror

(This story was first published in the Times of India on October 31, 2020) Shweta Tiwari's estranged husband Abhinav Kohli , recently spoke exclusively to ETimes TV and revealed that he is worried about his four-year-old son, Reyaansh. He has made an appeal to people clicking selfies with Shweta Tiwari to ask her to send their son back to him.

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PCMC Admin Attributes Reduced Covid-19 Cases To My Family, My Responsibility Initiative

Hindustan Times

My family, my responsibility (Maze Kutumbh, Mazi Jababdari) initiative has turned out to be a trump card for the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) as they have managed to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases in the twin township, according to the civic officials.

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Civil Society Comes Forward To Pay CBSE Exam Fee Of Class 10, 12 Students In Govt Schools

Hindustan Times

From doctors and book publishers to grocery store owners and members of resident welfare associations, several civil society members have come forward and helped pay the board exam fee of Class 10 and 12 students of Delhi government schools. Saturday is the last date to pay the fee.

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Unlock 6: Odisha Govt Revises Guidelines, Says Classes 9-12 To Be Reopened In Graded Manner

BHUBANESWAR: Hours after allowing the reopening of classes for students from 9th to 12th standard in schools from November 16, the Odisha government revised its Unlock 6 guidelines and announced that a decision on this may be taken by the School and Mass Education department in a graded manner after....

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Bihar Polls: JP Nadda Holds Roadshow In Hajipur Amid COVID-19

Yahoo! Indian News

Hajipur (Bihar), Oct 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Jagat Prakash Nadda on October 31 held a massive roadshow in Bihar’s Hajipur. COVID-19 norms were flouted during the political rally. The first phase of the Bihar Assembly polls concluded on October 28, while the remaining two....

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Madhya Pradesh Byelections | In Desperate Chambal, Plight Of Migrant Workers Ignored

The Hindu

For 29-year-old Sonu Khatik, the byelection promise of a canal near his village in Bhind district holds little value. “What will we do with an irrigation system as we are landless and migrate for work?” he said, idling at the Ratwa village square. At the peak of the reverse migration in May, Mr.

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1445 COVID Cases In Telangana

The Hindu

Telangana recorded 1,445 COVID-19 cases on Friday taking the total to 2,38,632. While 41,243 people underwent tests, results of 914 were awaited. Six more COVID-19 patients died. The new 1,445 cases includes 286 from Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), 122 from Medchal Malkajgiri, 107....

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203 Cases In Pathanamthitta

The Hindu

As many as 203 persons tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Pathanamthitta on Saturday. Of the fresh cases, 169 contracted the virus through local contact. The contact source of 30 among these cases are yet to be traced. Eraviperoor and Ranni-Pazhavangadi panchayats reported 16 cases each, followed by....

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Top News Of The Day: Election Commission Says Free COVID-19 Vaccine Promise Not A Poll Code Violation; Modi Laments ‘politics’ Over Pulwama Attack, And More

The Hindu

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Benarasi Saris That Brought The Weaver And His Loom Back To Life In The Pandemic

The Hindu

“Such saris are heirloom pieces to be handed down generations. They are on a par with jewellery and their worth should be known and cherished.” Swati Agarwal is speaking about re-branding the Benarasi sari. Along with her partner Sunaina Jalan, she has brought a collection, which is currently on....

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ACT Fibernet Fails Customers; Poor Service, Negligence Malign Brand

Amid the ongoing pandemic, broadband internet connectivity has taken centerstage in the professional working ecosystem, especially since they are working from home. But what if your internet connectivity is lost for days and your internet service provider doesn't respond to your complaints? Well,....

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1,822 New Covid-19 Cases Reported In UP

Times Of India

In Uttar Pradesh climbed to 7,025 on Saturday with 21 more fatalities, while 1,822 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to over 4.81 lakh, an official said. "In the past 24 hours, 1,822 fresh cases were recorded in the state while those discharged during this period were 2,426," additional chief secretary (Information) Navneet Sehgal said.

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Punjab: Ludhiana Reports 42 New Covid Cases

Times Of India

LUDHIANA: Deputy Commissioner Varinder Sharma on Saturday informed that the number of Covid-19 patients getting cured in Ludhiana is increasing with each passing day. He said that there are 281 active patients in the district at present. He said that sincere efforts are being made to keep people safe from Covid-19.

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1,780 New Covid Cases Reported In Rajasthan

Times Of India

JAIPUR: Rajasthan on Saturday recorded nine more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus, taking the death toll in the state to 1,907, while 1,780 new cases pushed the infection count to 1,96,993. The state has now 15,251 active Covid-19 cases, according to a health department bulletin. In Jaipur, the death toll has reached 373.

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Assuring Law Against ‘Love Jihad’, CM Yogi Threatens Culprits Of ‘Starting Their Raam Naam Satya Journey’

News 18

Love Jihad is a conspiracy theory touted by right wing groups in which they claim Muslim men target women belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by faking love. After the statement, the Chief Minister clarified that he had warned mafias and criminals with the 'Ram Naam Satya....

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Delhi's Clogged Sadar Bazar A Recipe For Covid-19 Disaster

News 18

Forget social distancing, the national capital's wholesale market was clogged with buyers and sellers. With the Delhi government seemingly turning a blind eye, it has become a recipe for disaster in the city which till Friday saw 5,000 new Covid-19 cases for 3 consecutive days.

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Maruti Cautious About Possible Fall In Urban Demand Post Festive Period

Hindustan Times

Has been riding positive sales sentiments post lockdown days and has managed to register a decent performance, especially in the ongoing festive period. The country's largest car maker, however, is also cautious about the prospects of sales dwindling post the festive period and as a challenging calendar year draws to an end.

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Mumbai: 14-year-old Boy Sells Tea To Support Family After Mother Loses Job Due To COVID-19

Mid Day

Since the outbreak of coronavirus in March 2020, lakhs of people have lost their jobs and means of livelihood. While some chose unlawful ways to earn money, others have been forced to take up odd jobs to eke a living. One such inspiring story is of a 14-year-old boy from After his mother lost her....

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As COVID-19 Cases Decline, Beds Lie Vacant In Goa’s Hospitals

The Financial Express

Goa Home Minister Vishwajit Rane said the government is not complacent as a "second wave" can be expected in November and December. (Representational Image, PTI Photo) With a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases and the majority of infected persons opting for home quarantine, the number of vacant beds in....

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BS Yediyurappa Says Cabinet Expansion Soon After Assembly Bypolls

The Financial Express

The Chief Minister said Rs 900 crore worth work has already been sanctioned in the constituency. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday said cabinet expansion would take place soon after the November 3 assembly bypoll and that the BJP candidate in RR Nagar, Munirathna, would be made a minister “soon after he wins”.

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1,822 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Take UP’s Tally To Over 4.81 Lakh; Death Toll 7,025

The Financial Express

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh stands at 4,81,863. The COVID-19 death toll in Uttar Pradesh climbed to 7,025 on Saturday with 21 more fatalities, while 1,822 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to over 4.81 lakh, an official said.

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Is Mental Health India’s Next Pandemic?

Express India

Amitabh Sinha (15), a school student from Mumbai complained about not being able to sustain attention in online classes as they are spending way too much time with screens. Radhika Dixit (10) was seen crying each evening as she was unable to go down in the building and play.

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Police Making Scribes Wait For Long Hours During Interrogation: 2 Media Organizations

Express India

Two prominent media organizations have claimed that some journalists are being frequently summoned to police stations in Delhi for interrogation in cases of arrests of their colleagues and made to wait for hours, seriously hampering their normal professional duties.

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Schools For Classes 9-12 Will Resume From Nov 02 In Andhra Pradesh

Yahoo! Indian News

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 31 (ANI): After the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed to reopen the schools across the country in a graded manner amid COVID-19 pandemic, Andhra Pradesh Commissioner of School Education (CSE), V Chinaveerabhadrudu on October 31 informed that the schools for....

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'Antigen Tests Masking Real Extent Of Covid'

Times Of India

In the city, experts said. At the same time, the scaling up of the gold-standard RT-PCR tests and loosening the testing regimen has also significantly helped in diagnosing a large number of infections which would otherwise have gone untraced, the experts said.

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Inequality Created By Lack Of Access To Technology Must Be Removed: CJI

Times Of India

NAGPUR: Online functioning of courts, necessitated due to the coronavirus pandemic, created an unintended inequality as some people did not have access to digital technology, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde said on Saturday. However, he was proud that courts in the country kept functioning amid the pandemic, he said.

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AFI Chief Warns Athletes Not To Take Banned Drugs By Raking Advantage Of Covid-19 Pandemic

News 18

The Athletics Federation of India on Saturday warned athletes and coaches against using banned drugs by taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and said the country could be suspended if the doping menace continues unabated. AFI president Adille Sumariwalla raised the possibility of more athletes....

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Union Minister Santosh Gangwar's Wife, 6 Family Members Test Positive For Covid-19

News 18

. Gangwar, who is the parliamentarian from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, told reporters here that his family members had recently gone to Delhi where they contracted the infection. All of them have been admitted to the ESI Hospital in Faridabad. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 17:54 IST; FOLLOW US ON:....

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Shweta Tiwari Took My Son To Undisclosed Location, Says Abhinav Kohli

Indiatoday

Television actress Shweta Tiwari’s estranged husband Abhinav Kohli has courted another controversy now after he claimed that the actor has stopped him from meeting their four-year-old son, Reyansh. He claimed that their son is missing. In 2019, Shweta had filed a domestic violence case against after which he was arrested.

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Akshaya Patra, UK Charity Set Up Kitchen To Provide Low-cost Meals To Children In London

Indiatoday

'One meal feeding two children', one in the UK and the other in India, this unique formula has been devised by Akshaya Patra Foundation, a 20-year-old charity serving mid-day school meals in India. In partnership with UK charity God is My Silent Partner (GMSP), Akshaya Patra has set up a kitchen in....

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Uttar Pradesh Government Will Bring Law To Curb ‘Love Jihad’: CM Yogi Adityanath

India

Lucknow: Referring to the Allahabad High Court’s observation in a case that conversion just for the sake of marriage is not valid, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that government will bring a law to curb ‘love jihad’. Also Read - After Coronavirus Ends, Arrangement For....

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Parents Of Class 11 Students In Pune Region Demand Beginning Of Admission Process

Hindustan Times

At least one lakh students in the Pune region are awaiting the resumption of the Class 11 admission procedure, as it has been put on hold by the state education department. The wait has now started worrying students and parents, as delay in the admission may cost the students an entire academic year.

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Covid Claims Sultan Of Andhra TT

United News Of India

Kolkata, Oct 31 (UNI) S.M. Sultan, senior vice-president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), passed away this afternoon in a hospital at Vijayawada, where he was getting treated for COVID-19. He was 61 and is survived by his son and a daughter.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR OCTOBER 31, 2020

United News Of India

Patna:Health services on ventilator under Nitish regime: Congress (CA1) New Delhi:Delhi again sees "very poor" air (DI 14) Mumbai:Sensex crashed 1071.43 pts during week (DC6) Abu Dhabi:Chris Gayle fined for Code of Conduct breach against RR in IPL match (SPD4) Ankara:Death toll from earthquake in....

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CJI Bobde Inaugurates Country's First 'Nyay Kaushal' Centre In Nagpur

United News Of India

Nagpur, Oct 31 (UNI) Chief Justice (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde on Saturday inaugurated the country's first "Nyay Kaushal" e-resource centre, here. Speaking on the occasion, the CJI said the centre would bring change in the face of judiciary, as a litigant or a lawyer can now file a case in the Supreme....

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Union Home Secretary To Review COVID-19 Situation In Delhi On November 2

The Hindu

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla will review on Monday the ) situation in Delhi, which has seen a sudden spike in cases, officials said. Top officials of the Union Health Ministry and the Delhi government will attend the meeting. The Union Home Secretary will review the COVID-19 situation in....

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Students Set Smokeless Tobacco Worth ₹10 Lakh On Fire In Imphal

The Hindu

Some members of the Kangleipak Students’ Association on Saturday raided three shops in Thangal market here and seized a staggering quantity of smokeless tobacco. They made a bonfire of the banned items. The government had in April banned the sale and consumption of the tobacco products in Manipur.

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Raise Onion Stock Holding Limit: Maha CM

Times Of India

MUMBAI: Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has urged the Centre to increase to 1,500 metric tonnes the onion stock holding limit for wholesale traders in the state, who purchase the key kitchen staple directly from farmers In a letter written to Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution....

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Mizoram Reports 28 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, State's Tally Rises To 2,722

Business Standard

Sixteen people were diagnosed during contact tracing while 12 have returned from other states, he said. Three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and one Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan were among the newly infected people, he added. There are now 437 active COVID-19 cases in the state....

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As Coronavirus Cases Decline, Beds Lie Vacant In Goa's Hospitals

Business Standard

With a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases and majority of infected persons opting for home quarantine, the number of vacant beds in government and private hospitals is increasing with every passing day, an official from the health department claimed. However, state Home Minister Vishwajit Rane said the....

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ICICI Bank's Q2 Standalone Net Profit Jumps Over 6-fold To Rs 4,251 Crore

Business Standard

Said in a regulatory filing. On asset front, there was an improvement with gross non-performing assets (NPAs) falling to 5.17 per cent of gross advances as of September 30, 2020, against 5.37 per cent a year ago. In value terms, gross NPAs or bad loans stood at Rs 38,989.19 crore as against Rs 45,638.

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Covid-19: Rajasthan Govt Tables Bill To Make Wearing Face Mask Mandatory

Business Standard

In a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Rajasthan government on Saturday introduced an amendment bill in the state assembly to make wearing a face mask or cover mandatory. The Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal.

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India Coronavirus Dispatch: How Safe Is Your Data With Aarogya Setu?

Business Standard

Aarogya Setu: New revelations regarding the Aarogya Setu app show a lack of audit mechanisms and any procedure for anonymisation of data. To allay fears over privacy of data, the govt had put in place the Aarogya Setu Protocol. RTI responses by NIC now show that the body was unable to put implement these protocols.

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Consumers May See Marginal Fall In Petrol, Diesel Prices Next Week

Business Standard

Consumers can cheer as oil marketing companies (OMC) may actually bring down the retail prices of petrol and diesel in the coming week and provide relief to them ahead of Diwali. Oil sector experts said that with global oil prices under pressure from slowing demand in the second wave of the Covid-19....

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Amit Panghal, Sanjeet And Ashish Kumar Clinch Gold At French Boxing Tournament

News 18

. Amit Panghal, Sanjeet and Ashish Kumar won gold in their first competition since March at the Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 17:13 IST; FOLLOW US ON: World silver-medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) struck gold in their first....

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Abhinav Kohli Alleges His Son Is Missing Since Five Days, Blames Shweta Tiwari

DNA India

Abhinav Kohli has claimed that his son Reyaansh has been missing since last Sunday. He said that estranged wife Shweta Tiwari took him to an undisclosed location since then and he has been unable to reach either of them since five days. Abhinav gave an interview with Times of India, in which he....

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ICICI Bank’s Q2 Net Profit Rises Over Six-fold Compared To Last Year

Hindustan Times

ICICI Bank on Saturday reported an over six-fold jump in its standalone net profit at Rs 4,251 crore for the second quarter ended September 2020. The bank had posted a net profit of Rs 655 crore during the same period of the previous fiscal year. Total income (standalone) in July-September 2020 stood at Rs 23,650.

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Gujarat: PM Modi Inaugurates India's 1st Seaplane Service; All You Need To Know

DNA India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, October 31, launched a seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad. Modi inaugurated the service by boarding the twin-engine plane from pond-3 close to Sardar Sarovar Dam.

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Maharashtra CM Managed To Fight State’s Covid-19 Situation Well: Sanjay Raut

Hindustan Times

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray managed to fight the Covid-19 situation in the state very well, said Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut here on Saturday. “Pune is the centre of Maharashtra’s politics. When Balasaheb Thackeray was there it (centre) was Mumbai but now all important people are in Pune.

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Union Home Secy To Review Covid-19 Situation In Delhi Amid Surge In Daily Cases

Hindustan Times

The meeting is going to be held amidst the rising cases of coronavirus in Delhi. On Friday, the national capital recorded the highest single-day rise of 5,891 Covid-19 cases, taking Delhi’s tally of infection to over 3.81 lakh. india Updated: Oct 31, 2020, 17:01 IST.

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BJP To Hold Graduate Voter Registration Drive On Nov 1

Hindustan Times

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will conduct the registration drive for graduate voters in the city on Sunday (November 1). The party’s secretary Rajesh Pande, incharge for voter registration, said, “Our target is to register 25,000 voters.” The national party will organise the drive by following the Covid-19 prevention norms.

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Abhishek Bachhcan Shares Sweetest Birthday Note For 'baby Brother' Sikandar Kher

DNA India

Abhishek Bachchan has shared the sweetest birthday note for his 'baby brother' Sikandar Kher. In the note, Abhishek addressed Sikandar as 'little baby' and called him 'mad, crazy, irritating, disgusting, messy', and 'most genuine, loving, caring, funny and sweetest person'.

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Back Home, Migrants Prepare To Vote In Bihar After Long

Hindustan Times

Suraj Kumar, 28, worked in Srinagar for 14 years before the Covid-19 pandemic left him jobless and forced him to return to Bihar this summer. He has since set up a paver block unit at Madhopur-Bairiya village in West Champaran district as he tries to pick up the pieces back home.

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Truth Of Pulwama Attack Accepted In Pak Parl: Modi

Rediff India

His statement comes two days after Pakistan's Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry admitted his country's role in the Pulwama attack during a debate in their National Assembly (Parliament). Modi also said that when the entire nation was mourning the brave soldiers' death in Pulwama attack,....

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SP Supported Independent RS Candidate To Expose BSP-BJP Ties: Akhilesh

The Financial Express

Akhilesh Yadav enquired about the present state of the cleaning of river Gomti, a work started by his government. Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday asserted that his party supported independent nominee Prakash Bajaj for the Rajya Sabha election to expose the understanding between the BJP and BSP.

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Sensex, Nifty Back At Pre-COVID Level This Month; Will Markets Start November With Gains?

The Financial Express

During the month investors reacted negatively to the second wave of the COVID-19 cases in Europe and other countries which led to a lockdown for the second time. Indian share markets ended the month of October with over 2 per cent gain even as investors reacted negatively to the second wave of the....

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Union Home Secretary To Review COVID-19 Situation In Delhi On Monday

The Financial Express

In June, when COVID-19 cases were on the rise in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah swung into action after criticism in different quarters over the Delhi government's handling of the crisis. Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla will on Monday review the coronavirus situation in Delhi, which has seen a sudden spike in cases, officials said.

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High Number Of Unreliable Rapid Antigen Tests Masking Real Extent Of COVID In Capital: Experts

The Financial Express

Delhi recorded 4,473 cases on September 16, which experts call the "second major spike" after the June 23 peak of 3,947. A high number of unreliable rapid antigen tests being conducted in Delhi may be masking a mountain of COVID-19 cases at a time when a “dangerous cocktail” of pollution, crowding....

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COVID-19 Spreads Faster, More Widely Within Households Than Previously Estimated: Study

The Financial Express

The researchers believe the findings still underscore the potential for transmission from symptomatic or asymptomatic contact with household members and the importance of quarantine. Transmission of the novel coronavirus within households is high, occurs quickly, and can originate from both children....

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Medical Quota: DMK Played No Role, Says Minister

Times Of India

TUTICORIN: The DMK played no role in giving 7.5% internal reservation for government school students in medical admissions, said minister for milk and dairy development K T Rajenthra Bhalaji on Saturday. The minister accused DMK president M K Stalin of trying to take credit for the seeds sown and....

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Telangana Reports 1,445 New Covid-19 Cases

Times Of India

On Friday, taking the total cases in the state to 2,38,632, said the State on Saturday. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the state include 2,18,887 recoveries and 18,409 active cases. The death toll is at 1,336, according to the Meanwhile, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)....

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Punjab: ‘Cycle For Change’ Rally In Ludhiana

Times Of India

LUDHIANA: Food, civil supplies and consumer affairs minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Saturday morning, flagged off a “Cycle for Change” rally organised under Smart City Mission by the Municipal Corporation Ludhiana. Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu and Municipal Corporation commissioner Pardeep Sabharwal were also present on the occasion.

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Union Minister Santosh Gangwar's Wife, 6 Family Members Test Positive For Covid-19

Times Of India

. The 71-year-old minister too underwent test for Covid-19 and his report came negative. (File photo used for re... Read More. BAREILLY: Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said on Saturday that his wife and six other family members have tested positive for the novel The 71-year-old minister too for and his report came negative.

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ICICI Bank Q2 Net Profit Jumps Six-fold To Rs 4,251 Crore

Times Of India

NEW DELHI: Private lender ICICI Bank on Saturday posted a six-fold jump in its standalone net profit for the second quarter (Q2) ended September 2020. The bank reported a net profit of Rs 4,251 crore in the period under consideration as against a profit of Rs 655 crore posted in the same quarter last year.

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ICAI Issues Advisory For CA November Exams; All You Should Know Before Taking Papers

News 18

The Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) has released an advisory for November CA exams. The CA November exams will be conducted as per schedule from November 21. The ICAI had announced the revised schedule for the November CA exams on October 13.

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Relaxo Footwears Quarter 2 Profit Up By 6.5% At Rs 75.10 Crore

News 18

It had posted a net profit of Rs 70.54 crore in the July-September quarter last fiscal, Relaxo Footwears said in a regulatory filing. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 16:43 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Relaxo Footwears Ltd on Saturday reported an increase of 6.46 per cent in its net profit at Rs 75.10 crore in the second quarter ended September 2020.

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FM's Skill Set Very Different, Was Difficult Working With Her: Ex-Finance Secy

Former Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg, who opted for voluntary retirement from service after being shunted to the power ministry, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked for and insisted on his transfer from the ministry of finance in June 2019, immediately after she took office. "Mrs.

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Sale Of Fire Crackers To Be Allowed For Two Days In Rajamahendravaram

The Hindu

Rajamahendravaram Sub-Collector Anupama Anjali on Saturday said that the sale of fire crackers would be allowed only for two days on November 13 and 14 in the Rajamahendravaram city in East Godavari district. In a review meeting on the safety and licensing procedure with Fire Department, Revenue and Police officials, Ms.

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Rajasthan Govt Tables Bill To Make Wearing Face Mask Mandatory

The Hindu

In a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Rajasthan government on Saturday introduced an amendment bill in the state assembly to make wearing a face mask or cover mandatory. The Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal.

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Andhra Orders 30 Per Cent Fee Cut In Private Schools, Intermediate Colleges

AMARAVATI: With an aim to provide relief to people hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic, the Andhra Pradesh government has announced a 30 per cent reduction in fees charged in private unaided schools and intermediate colleges. "After careful examination of the matter and on Andhra Pradesh....

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Union Minister Santosh Gangwar’s Wife, Six Family Members Test Positive For COVID-19

The Hindu

Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said on Saturday that his wife and six other family members have tested positive for the novel The 71-year-old Minister too underwent test for COVID-19 and his report came negative. Mr. Gangwar, who is the Parliamentarian from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, told....

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Natural Antioxidants Will Keep Your Heart Healthy During Winters, COVID-19: Know The Sources

The Health Site

Taking natural antioxidants like Gamma-oryzanol, a natural antioxidant found in rice bran, can go a long way in protecting your heart health. In view of the winter season and COVID-19 pandemic, health experts say that taking natural antioxidants may help keep the heart healthy along with other health benefits.

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Unlock 6: Odisha Schools To Remain Shut Till Nov 30 But Classes For 9-12 To Resume From Nov 16 | Read Guidelines

India

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing pandemic, the Odisha government has instructed all academic institutions to remain shut till November 30. However, classes for grade 9-12 can resume November 16 onwards. Also Read - Odisha Government Extends COVID-19 Lockdown in Containment Zones Till November 30 Here’s....

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Covid-19 Pandemic Was Something As If The Heavens Fell, Says CJI

Hindustan Times

Inaugurating India’s first-ever e-resource centre Nyay Kaushal in Nagpur, Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on Saturday said how the Covid-19 pandemic created a huge challenge for physical hearings and subsequent virtual hearings could not become a proper solution as it created a divide....

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Two Months After First Survey, Pune’s Second Sero Survey Yet To Begin

Hindustan Times

The second sero survey for Pune city is yet to begin, even though it has been over two months since the pilot survey was conducted by the Pune Municipal Corporation in the city. The neighbouring civic body, Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), has begun its sero survey in association with DY Patil Medical College.

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PMC Temporarily Closes Down Two Swab Centres

Hindustan Times

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to close down two of its swab centres, temporarily, citing a drop in the number of Covid-19 patients in the city as the reason. PMC is currently operating 20 Covid testing centres in Pune city. Sanjeev Wavare, PMC’s assistant medical officer, said,....

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Amit Shah To Begin Two-day Visit To West Bengal Ahead Of 2021 Assembly Polls

Hindustan Times

Ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections in West Bengal, Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to the state from November 5 to take stock of the party’s organisational matters. According to party sources, Shah will be on a two-day visit to West Bengal on November 5 and 6.

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Post-Covid, Himachal’s Placement Initiative Meets Limited Success

Hindustan Times

Since the Covid-19 outbreak in March, an estimated 2.4 lakh Himachalis working in domestic and international companies have been rendered jobless and have returned to their native state. With a majority of companies retaining experienced staff, the axe fell mostly on employees below 30 years in....

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Bihar Assembly Election 2020: CPI-ML Leader Satyadeo Ram Aims To Retain Darauli Seat

Hindustan Times

Darauli, the reserved assembly constituency located in Siwan district, is one of the 94 seats that are going to polls in the second phase of the Bihar assembly elections. In the Bihar Assembly Election 2020, from the NDA the seat has gone to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which has fielded Ramayan Manjhi as its candidate.

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Ensure Minimum Govt, Maximum Governance: PM’s Mantra To IAS Probationers

The Financial Express

The prime minister said that achieving the big aim of nation building and making India self-reliant may not be easy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advised the probationary civil servants to take decisions in the national interest by following the mantra of “minimum government and maximum governance”.

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Uttarakhand: 24 Rafting Guides Test Positive For COVID-19

The Financial Express

Medical teams are conducting COVID tests at the camps in the Shivpuri and Brahmapuri areas of Rishikesh, Rafting Association president Dinesh Bhatt said. The Uttarakhand government had allowed resumption of the trading activities associated with adventure sports in the state from September 26.

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Coronavirus Surging Throughout Europe At ‘surprising Ferocity,’ Says WHO

Yahoo! Indian News

Is surging throughout Europe at a ‘surprising ferocity’, the World Health Organisation has said, as national authorities struggle to suppress the mounting second wave. The situation on the continent has worsened throughout October. A string of countries have reported record increases, led by....

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Noida: Second 200MVA Transformer At Sector 123 Substation Energised

Times Of India

NOIDA: The 400 kV substation at Sector 123 was energised with a second 200MVA transformer on Friday in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited (UPPTCL) MD Senthil Pandian C. With this, the substation capacity is now 400 MVS while plans are also underway to energise two more transformers at the substation.

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India Fully Prepared To Protect Its Territorial Integrity, Sovereignty, Says PM Modi

Times Of India

KEVADIA: Indian soldiers have the power to give a befitting reply to those eyeing the land of the country, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, adding that today India is fully prepared to protect its territorial integrity, sovereignty and honour. "India's posture and approach at its borders have changed.

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Tamil Nadu Minister Doraikkannu, A Covid-19 Patient, Is Extremely Critical, Says Chennai Hospital

News 18

. Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R. Doraikkannu, (Image: Twitter) Tamil Nadu agriculture minister R Doraikkannu, 72, was admitted to the hospital on October 13 after testing positive for Covid-19. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 14:52 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Chennai: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R....

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MALABAR's Phase 1 Will Begin Off Vizag

The Asian Age

New Delhi: The first phase of Malabar Naval exercise involving "Quad" countries - India, US, Japan and Australia - is set to commence off Visakhapatnam in Bay of Bengal from 3rd to 6th November 2020. The 24th edition of the Malabar Naval exercise is scheduled in two phases in November 2020.

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Halloween 2020: How To Make Spooky Halloween Cards To Scare Your Friends

News 18

. This year, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted Halloween as going out to party is not a wise option. Here's one thing you can do sitting at home. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 12:48 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Halloween is upon us and this time it is coming with a Blue Moon, something that is rare, adding to the spookiness of the occasion.

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Rajasthan Govt Tables Bill To Make Wearing Face Mask Mandatory

News 18

In a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Rajasthan government on Saturday introduced an amendment bill in the state assembly to make wearing a face mask or cover mandatory. The Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal.

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Coronavirus Vaccine Estimated To Cost Rs 450-5,500 When It Comes

Indiatoday

The novel coronavirus, as on October 30, has infected more than 4.5 crore people globally and has led to over 11 lakh deaths worldwide, since late January. Almost 60-70 per cent of the population (more than 5.5 billion people) needs to be vaccinated correctly to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Gaurav Chopraa Cuddles With His Baby Boy In New Heartfelt Post. See Pic

Indiatoday

New father Gaurav Chopraa often keeps narrating the feeling of becoming a father in his social media posts. The television actor keeps posting adorable pictures of his baby boy, Prince, on Instagram with heartfelt notes along with it. He recently shared another picture in which he is cuddling his baby, and penned an emotional note.

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Kannada Producer And Director Dinesh Gandhi Dies At 52

Indiatoday

Popular producer and director Dinesh Gandhi, who was a part of Kannada film industry for more than a decade, passed away on Saturday (October 31) morning after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. He was 52. According to reports, Dinesh Gandhi was recently admitted to a private hospital near his....

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Free Coronavirus Vaccine Promise In Bihar Does Not Violate Poll Code, Says EC

Indiatoday

The Election Commission has said that BJP's promise of providing free coronavirus vaccine in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls does not violate the model code. As per a report in the Press Trust of India, the commission responded to a complaint by RTI activist Saket Gokhale and said that it....

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Unlock 6 Guidelines Announced By Odisha Govt: Schools Closed Till Nov 30, Classes 9 To 12 To Begin From Nov 16

Indiatoday

As per the Unlock 6.0 guidelines issued by Odisha Government today, all academic institutions will remain closed till November 30. However, classes from Class 9 to Class 12 in all schools will reopen from November 16 as per the guidelines/ standard operating procedures (SOP) issued by the School and Mass Education Department.

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Be An Agent Of Change

The Hindu

Technology has been the driving force behind some of the biggest innovations in the past few decades and has proved its worth during the Covid-19 pandemic. The tech-fuelled industries of today want people with up-to-date skills. Therefore it is good for students to not only refresh their knowledge but also learn something new.

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Much In Demand

The Hindu

The outbreak of COVID-19 is not just reshaping our society, but also fundamentally changing and accelerating the way we do business. In the past few months, many companies that were running on outdated technologies had to shut down operations. Even though unemployment is on the rise and layoffs are....

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BBMP To Take Action Against Seven Hospitals

The Hindu

Seven hospitals are in the dock as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to take “exemplary action” against them for allegedly not complying with the direction of the civic body to reserve beds for BBMP-sponsored COVID patients. According to a BBMP release, the hospitals were to reserve 50% of beds in each category i.

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A Catalyst To Your Career

The Hindu

Does it give you a kick to bring out the next big market disruption? Are you interested in finding trends that are most important to consumers and businesses? Are you a creative thinker with the ability to develop ideas into executable plans? Then, you can consider this really cool profession, in....

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CPI(M) Instigating Project Displaced Families In Marrimakulapalli: Collector

The Hindu

Following a 5-year-old boy, Naga Chaitanya (Shourya), being injured at Marimakulapalli in the Chitravathi Balancing Reservoir inundated village on Friday while the revenue department was demolishing some of the houses, District Collector Gandham Chandrudu has blamed the Communist Party of India....

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TN Agriculture Minister “extremely Critical”, Says Hospital

The Hindu

Agriculture Minister R. Doraikkannu, who had tested positive for COVID-19 and was hospitalised, suffered a significant deterioration in vital functions. He is extremely critical despite being on maximal life support, according to a statement issued by Kauvery Hospital on Saturday.

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MP By-polls: BJP Candidate Tests Positive For Covid-19 Ahead Of Election

Hindustan Times

A BJP candidate contesting state legislative assembly by-poll in one of the constituencies in Bundelkhand region tested positive for Covid-19 just three days before the polling day, BJP leaders and doctors said. The candidate was busy canvassing in his constituency on Friday when he complained of....

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No Time To Die Costing Studio Rs 75 Cr In Interest Per Month Due To Delay

Hindustan Times

Daniel Craig’s No Time to Die costing studio $1 million in interest per month while it sits on shelf: report MGM is accruing an interest of $1 million (approximately Rs 7.5 crore) per month, while it sits on the shelf waiting for theatres to resume operations. hollywood Updated: Oct 31, 2020, 14:57 IST.

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BJP To Organise Business Event In West Bengal

Hindustan Times

Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning an event in West Bengal in December or January to attract investments to the state and prepare a roadmap for the revival of its economy. “We want to initiate a process of serious dialogue with all potential investors, industrialists,....

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Fed Homeless During Iraq War Too: Indian-origin Chef Turns Messiah For Melbourne's Poor Amid COVID

MELBOURNE: An Indian-origin chef in Australia has been tirelessly working to deliver free food to the homeless and needy people, including international students, ever since the coronavirus pandemic broke out here and is now raising funds for a food truck to enable him deliver meals to them.

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How Much Will Coronavirus Vaccine Cost In India? How Will It Be Distributed? FAQs Answered

India

Coronavirus Vaccine Update: Much has been speculated about the price at which the coronavirus vaccine, whenever it comes, will be sold. Will it be expensive? Will it be free? Will it be affordable? These are just a few of the questions on everyone’s mind as they await a cure that ends the pandemic.

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Revealed | Why Rohit Will NOT Feature In IPL 2020 Anymore

India

Regular Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma – who is recovering from a hamstring injury – may not take part in the rest of the ongoing Indian Premier League. Reports suggest that MI’s premier batsman is also not likely to be included in the team for the Australia tour even at a later date.

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Delhi Health Minister Cites Festive Season, Pollution As Reasons For Rising COVID Cases

Yahoo! Indian News

New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain updated on the rising COVID cases in national capital. He said, “It's a combined effect of the festive season, decrease in temperature and increased pollution. The experts had also suggested that at this time, COVID-19 cases could rise.

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India's Covid-19 Caseload Crosses 8.1 Mn With 48,648 Fresh Infections

Business Standard

A total of 74,32,829 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far, taking the national recovery rate to 91.34 per cent. The case fatality rate has dropped to 1.49 per cent. The number of active COVID-19 cases remained below 6 lakh for the second consecutive day.

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Telangana Covid-19 Update: 1,445 Fresh Cases Takes Tally Past 238,000

Business Standard

Cases taking the tally to 2.38 lakh while six more fatalities pushed the toll to 1,336. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 286, followed by Medchal Malkajgiri 122 and Rangareddy 107, a government bulletin said on Saturday providing data as of 8 PM on October 30.

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IndiGo Sees Demand Inching Up, Reduces Leave Without Pay For Pilots

Business Standard

Has reduced leave without pay (LWP) for its pilots from monthly 10 days in July to three days in November. Domestic air traffic jumped the most since the lockdown, with a month-on-month growth of 39 percent in September. Data from industry regulator DGCA showed that 3.94 million people travelled in September compared to 2.

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Covid19: Airline Pilots Under Stress, J&J Vaccine Trials In Youths

Business Standard

Out of the total Covid-19 cases, 582,649 are currently active, 7,432,829 have been discharged, while 121,641 lost the battle against the pandemic. According to the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the recovery rate at present stands at 91.34 per cent, while the fatality rate is 1.

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Covid-19 Factoid: United States Is In The Middle Of A Strong Second Wave

Business Standard

The global count of coronavirus cases is nearing 46 million, of which over 11.4 million are currently active. The global death toll has now crossed 1.19 million, with the US having the greatest number of deaths. In India, the confirmed case count is now over 8 million, of which 582,649 cases are currently active.

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Pandemic Takes A Worrying Turn Across Europe Sending Hospitals Reeling

Business Standard

Cases across Europe and North America are filling intensive-care beds, straining hospitals and prompting some to warn of critical shortages, as the global pandemic takes a worrying turn. Hospitalizations skyrocketed in more than a dozen countries in Europe, with admissions soaring beyond the peak....

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DATA STORY: India's Covid Toll Is Third-highest; US Has Nearly Twice As Many Deaths

Business Standard

Continuing with its trend of daily reductions in active coronavirus case count, India on Saturday reported a net decline of 11,737 to bring its number of active cases down to 582,649, the lowest since August 3 and 43 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754.

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Thane District Reports 781 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; 22 Additional Deaths

Business Standard

Moreover, with the recovery rate of 92.82 per cent, the number of recoveries in the district is nearing the 2-lakh mark, he said. The district has recorded a mortality rate of 2.52 per cent and there are currently 9,809 active cases, he said. Among the major cities in the district, Kalyan has....

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Active Cases In UP Down By 64% Since Peak

Times Of India

LUCKNOW: The numbers of active Covid-19 cases in the state have declined by over 64% since the peak reported on September 17. As on date, as many as 24,431 active patients are undergoing battling with coronavirus in the state. Of these 11,278 are under home isolation. Health officials stated that the number of recovered patients reached 4.

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Liquor To Get 20%-25% Dearer From Next Week

Times Of India

KOLKATA: Liquor is all set to burn a bigger hole in the pocket of tipplers from next week. India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) across all categories will be dearer by 20%-25% across the board from November 3. However, liquor in some off-shops may be available at the old rate till stock remains.

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Kolkata: Idols In Isolation, Priests In PPE

Times Of India

KOLKATA: Adapting to the new normal, hundreds of households in the city who are in isolation followed all safety measures and quarantine protocol while conducting on Friday. At Tala Park, the Ghosh family has been celebrating Kojagari Lakshmi Puja in a big way for over four decades.

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Dilemma Disease: Choice Between Covid, Blindness

Times Of India

CHANDIGARH: The first-ever national registry study on non-infectious uveitis-NIU (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye) concludes that the patients who stop medicine abruptly due to the fear of Covid-19 are at a higher risk of vision loss. Uveitis is a manifestation of several systemic....

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Cong, BJP Cry Foul Over Postal Ballot In Dubbak

Times Of India

HYDERABAD: The postal ballot facility being provided for Dubbak by-poll has run into rough weather as the main opposition parties Congress and BJP have alleged foul play by the Election Commission officials, in connivance with the ruling TRS. The ECI has extended the postal ballot option for the....

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Least Impact Of Lockdown On UP Agri Sector

Times Of India

LUCKNOW: The farm sector of the state showed least impact of Covid-19 in the first quarter of this fiscal year when Covid-induced lockdown was most stringent. As per the report of the State Planning Institute of the planning department, the primary sector comprising agriculture and allied sectors showed a decline of 4.

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Neither State Nor Centre Serious About Covid Crisis, Says Forum As Bengal Loses 5 Doctors During Durga Puja Revelry

News 18

The Secretary of the West Bengal Doctors' Forum said that the demarcation of potential risk was blurred between COVID-19 and non-COVID patient care. "Both categories of health workers are being equally vulnerable, due to large numbers of asymptomatic patients and community spread and lack of point....

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#GoBackStalin Trends On Twitter Against DMK Chief, Here's Why

DNA India

Thevar Jayanthi is celebrated every year on October 30, particularly in the Southern districts of Tamil Nadu to commemorate the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and spiritual leader Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar. As Thevar is revered as a deity by certain communities and respected by various....

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MEA To Brief Foreign Envoys On India's COVID-19 Response, Vaccine Development On Nov 6

DNA India

India will be briefing foreign envoys and diplomats based in Delhi next week in a mega exercise on its COVID-19 action plan. The briefing will take place on November 6 and will be done by India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla. This is not the first time India is briefing foreign diplomats on its COVID-19 action plan and response.

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Follow 'minimum Government, Maximum Governance' Mantra: PM Tells IAS Probationers

DNA India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advised the probationary civil servants to take decisions in the national interest by following the mantra of 'minimum government and maximum governance'. "The turn at which the country stands today, the role of you bureaucrats is of minimum government, maximum governance.

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After Hill Stations, Beaches Now Set To Welcome Visitors In Kerala Months Post Covid-19 Lockdown

News 18

As part of the unlock process,the government haddecided to open the tourism centres in the state in two phases. Accordingly, in the first phase; the hill stations, adventure resorts and backwater tourism centres including houseboats were reopened on October 12,strictly adhering to the Covid protocol.

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Savitri Jindal, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw: Meet Top 5 Richest Women In India, Know Their Net Worth

DNA India

On October 8, Forbes released the list of 100 richest Indians which was expectedly topped by none other than business tycoon Mukesh Ambani, whose approximate net worth according to the publication stands at $88.7 billion. And while the list included names of India's richest men and women who have....

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HC Rejects Firm’s Petition Against IFIN’s Decision To Declare Rs 100 Crore Loan As NPA

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected petition filed by Wavell Investments Private Limited, challenging the decision of IL&FS Financial Services Ltd (IFIN) to declare it’s Rs 100 crore loan account as a non-performing asset (NPA). The bench comprising Justice Nitin Jamdar and Justice Milind....

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Why Ready-to-move-in Homes Are A Better Bet For Homebuyers Now

The Financial Express

Ready-to-move-in homes have gained momentum as the segment has witnessed clubbed sweetened deals in addition to the savings of GST on purchase of a completed project. Gone are the days when homes under construction used to be much in demand and were the preferred option for homebuyers for a variety....

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Okinawa Electric Scooters Now Available With Easy EMI Financing: Tie-up With ZestMoney Announced

The Financial Express

The financing process is paperless and can be followed online easily with no physical intervention. The said facility is available across all 350+ Okinawa outlets across India. More details below! Okinawa has announced its tie-up with ZestMoney that happens to be an AI-driven EMI financing and ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ platform.

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After Hill Stations, Beaches Now Set To Welcome Visitors In Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The panoramic beaches of Kerala , one of the most sought after destinations of holidayers visiting the state, are all set to reopen on Sunday after months-long closure due to The tourism sector in the southern state had been in doldrums following the outbreak of the virus and the global coronavirus scare.

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Covid-19 Takes Steam Out Of Plastic Ban Enforcement Drive In Bhubaneswar

Times Of India

. Covid-19 takes steam out of plastic ban enforcement drive in Bhubaneswar. BHUBANESWAR: to ban plastic carry bags and containers have been hit since March when the lockdown was imposed. ) data revealed that there was no enforcement of the ban on single-use plastic between March and October as the....

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Triumph Of Hindutva Movement Would Mark End Of 'Indian Idea': Tharoor

Times Of India

NEW DELHI: The Hindutva movement is the "mirror image" of the Muslim communalism of 1947 and its triumph would mark the end of the Indian idea, says senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor , asserting that Hindutva is a political doctrine, not a religious one.

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Survey: 50% Of Bhubaneswar Residents Have Antibodies

Times Of India

BHUBANESWAR: The capital city is inching closer to acquiring herd immunity with 50% of its population having already developed antibodies, up from 5% in August. This was revealed in the Serological prevalence survey undertaken recently. Its outcome suggests that half the residents of the Smart City....

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Amit Panghal, Sanjeet Strike Gold At French Boxing Tourney

The Hindu

World silver-medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) struck gold in their first competition after a coronavirus-forced break, claiming the top honours at the Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament in Nantes, France. Amit, also an Asian Games champion besides being Commonwealth Games....

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The Dark Side To Daydreaming

The Hindu

As you log out of online classes, a pile of assignments awaits. After catching up with Zoom-fatigued friends, you decide to tackle your readings. You sprawl on your bed with your weighty economics textbook. As you wade through the chapter on supply curves, you wonder whether your sister’s wedding....

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COVID Scare Deprives Tourists Of ‘chill In Air’ Thrill

The Hindu

Drop in temperatures in the Agency areas of Visakhapatnam district generally draws tourists who love enjoying the chilly weather. Lambasingi and Chintapalli in the region recorded temperatures below 15 degree Celsius during the past few days. But for the pandemic situation and the restrictions on....

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A Green Initiative Spreads Its Branches

The Hindu

T here are many out there who would tell you that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought their favourite activity to a grinding halt. Thirty-six-year-old L.Thangapandian is not one of them. He used the lockdown to devote more time to his mission of planting saplings and caring for them.

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A Lockdown Project

The Hindu

Seethamma Extension Welfare Association (SEWA) in Teynampet will soon turn one. Though much of this year was spent locked-down, residents see a silver lining to it. The lockdown helped the Association raise the bar in terms of safety and cleanliness. Last year, the Association got unauthorised college vans parked on our roads removed.

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Shopping In COVID Times: Lifestyle Brands Greet At The Door

The Hindu

If groceries can come to your doorstep, why not fabrics, furniture and footwear? That is the new shopping mantra adopted by retailers as they set up pop-up stores at gated communities to cash in on the festival season while ensuring shoppers’ safety. Jains Inseli Park at Padur will open its club....

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U.S. Reports Record 1 Lakh COVID-19 Cases In Single Day

The Hindu

The daily caseload of 100,233 is also a world record for the global pandemic, surpassing the 97,894 cases reported by India on a single day in September. A worker wearing gloves, and other PPE holds a tablet computer as he waits to check people at a King County coronavirus testing site in Auburn,Washington.

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Odisha Allows Schools To Reopen For Higher Classes From November 16

The Hindu

After a steady decline in COVID-19 cases over the last few weeks, the Odisha government on Saturday allowed schools to reopen after nine months for Standard IX to XII in a graded manner from November 16. However, all academic institutions will remain closed till November 30.

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Odisha To Reopen Schools For Students Of Class IX To XII From Nov 16

BHUBANESWAR: Classes for students of IX to XII standard will begin from November 16 as per guidelines/standard operating procedure to be issued by the School and Mass Education department. The state government has also relaxed restrictions on the opening of temples and other places of worship.

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Telangana Among Indian States With Increasing Active COVID-19 Cases

HYDERABAD: A drastic fall has been registered in the number of COVID-19 tests being conducted in Telangana by the end of October as compared to the beginning of the month. Moreover, the State has also found a place among a small group of States that have recorded an increase in the number of active cases in the past 24 hours.

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Free COVID Vaccine Promise Before Bihar Elections Not Violation Of Poll Code: Election Commission

NEW DELHI: The BJP's promise of providing free coronavirus vaccine in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls is not violative of the provisions of the model code, the Election Commission has held. Responding to a complaint by RTI activist Saket Gokhale, the commission said it has found no....

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H&M’s Diwali Ad Starring Is A Copy Of Karman Verdi’s Coronavirus Artwork

Hindustan Times

H&M India’s ad for the end-of-the-year festive season starring Sobhita Dhulipala, Tamannaah Bhatia, Vikrant Massey, Arjun Mathur, Radhika Madan, Karan Tacker takes you through your own journey during the coronavirus lockdown- only dressed much better and looking a lot fitter.

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Amit Panghal, Ashish Kumar Win Gold In France Meet

CHENNAI: They looked a little rusty, but in the end India men’s team finished with three gold and one silver at the Alexis Vastine Memorial international boxing tournament in Nantes, France, on Friday. World No 1 boxer Amit Panghal cut through the defences of the Abraham Rene Perez of the US with....

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BMC Collects About Rs 3.5 Crore For Face Mask Norms Violation Since April 20

Hindustan Times

As per the Union health ministry on Saturday, Maharashtra continues to be the most severely affected state by Covid-19 in the country with 1,25,971 active cases.(Reuters Photo) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected approximately Rs 3.5 crore in fine for over 1.

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Bihar Polls: With Cong’s Luv And Debonair Debutants, BJP’s Bankipur Set For A Contest

Hindustan Times

Patna’s Bankipur assembly constituency, comprising 3.91 lakh voters, is set for an interesting contest. BJP’s Nitin Nabin (40), who is seeking his fourth successive win as a legislator here, is pitted against Congress’s Luv Sinha (39), son of actor and former Union minister Shatrughan Sinha who quit BJP last year and joined Congress.

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COVID Negative Certificate Must To Enter Kasaragod From Other States: Collector

KASARGOD: The district administration on Friday made the COVID negative certificate mandatory for those coming to the district from other states. The decision has been taken by the Corona Core Committee headed by district collector D Sajith Babu. The order flies in the face of the COVID-19 statistics.

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Prohibitory Orders Extended In Eight Districts Of Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Various district collectors in the state have issued orders extending the prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC to prevent public congregations and gatherings. Earlier, as part of Covid-19 containment measures, Section 144 was imposed across the state on October 3 which was to end on October 31.

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Sweep The Road Or Wear A Mask: Mumbai Cracks Whip Amid Spiking Coronavirus Cases

Yahoo! Indian News

Mumbai: Cracking the whip against people who don't wear face masks in public and refuse to pay the fine, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has warned that they will have to sweep the city roads as a punishment. In the past two days (Thursday-Friday), over a hundred persons caught without....

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How To Stay Safe In Gathering: If You Are Going To A Wedding Or Function In Corona, Keep These Special Things In Mind

India

Due to Corona virus, the whole world is troubled at this time, in this case the outbreak of this epidemic continues and everyone is upset due to this.

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Odisha Govt Extends COVID-19 Lockdown In Containment Zones Till November 30

India

New Delhi: The Odisha government on Saturday extended the coronavirus-infused lockdown in all contaminant zones across the state till November 30. Also Read - India's Coronavirus Tally Breaches 81 Lakh-mark With 48,268 New Cases The government had already extended the shutting of schools, colleges....

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ICAI CA November Exam Admit Card 2020: ICAI Will Release The Admit Card For CA November Exam Tomorrow, Download From This Direct Link

India

ICAI CA November Exam Admit Card 2020: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will issue Hall Ticket on 1st November i.e. tomorrow Sunday.

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Covid Vaccination: Odisha Begins Preparations, Chief Secretary-led Panel To Oversee Process

Times Of India

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has begun the process of forming various committees at state and district levels for Covid-19 vaccination programme , which may run over a year after the is launched. Acting on a letter from Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan written on October 26, the....

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If 2020 Is Like 2000, Trump Believes He's Got The Votes

Times Of India

WASHINGTON: More than 86 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election, but President Donald Trump thinks he can count on one hand the votes that will determine the outcome. "I think this will end up in the Supreme Court," Trump said last month of the election.

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Telugu Bidda In Race For US House Of Reps

Times Of India

HYDERABAD: As the United States of America goes to polls on November 3, all eyes will be on Telugu-American Manga Anantatmula , who is running for the House of Representatives from the 11th congressional district in Virginia. She will be contesting as a Republican and is the first Indian-American to contest from the state.

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Tejashwi Can't Even Spell 'Cabinet' While Nitish Kumar Is Qualified Engineer: Ashwini Choubey

Times Of India

PATNA: Taking a dig at Mahagathbandan's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav , Union minister Ashwini Choubey on Saturday said the Yadav scion can't even spell 'Cabinet' correctly. "That person who doesn't understand the issue and couldn't even clear class 10th exam is criticising Nitish Kumar who is a qualified engineer.

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India's COVID-19 Tally Reaches 81,37,119

Mumbai Mirror

New Delhi : With 48,268 new COVID-19 infections , India's total cases surged to 81,37,119, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Saturday. With 551 new deaths, the death toll mounts to 1,21,641. The total number of active cases is 5,82,649 after a decrease of 11,737 in the last 24 hours.

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Coronavirus India Live Updates: Case Fatality Rate Drops To 1.5% For First Time

The Indian Express

Shopkeepers selling green crackers at a market in Old Delhi on Friday. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) In the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is an enzyme called the main protease, which drives its replication once it infects the human cell. For the first time, scientists have completed a 3D map that....

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Kumar Sanu On His Covid-19 Experience: I Was Anxious And Scared Initially

Hindustan Times

Kumar Sanu took to social media on October 16 to share the news that he had tested positive for Covid-19, leaving his fans, well-wishers and industry colleagues worried. Thankfully, the singer is now doing better and he tells us that his tryst with the virus was not an easy one, more so, because he....

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Work, Don’t Show Off: PM Modi Mantra For Young Probationers

Hindustan Times

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen in this file photo. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed officer trainees belonging to various civil services currently undergoing the foundation course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie.

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Odisha Extends Covid-19 Lockdown In Containment Zones Till Nov 30

Hindustan Times

According to news agency ANI, Odisha has registered 290,116 Covid-19 cases till now, which includes 273,838 recoveries, 14,905 active cases and 1,320 deaths. The active cases are almost 5 per cent of the total caseload. india Updated: Oct 31, 2020, 12:35 IST. Odisha’s Covid-19 positivity rate stands at 6.

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Indian Immigrants Set New Record For Permanent Residencies In Canada

Hindustan Times

Indian immigrants accounted for one-fourth of the total permanent residencies granted by Canada in 2019, setting a new record. India was easily the largest source country for permanent residents (PR), with 85,593 admitted last year, a number that is larger than the total for the next four nations taken together.

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Mumbai Police Raid Fake N-95 Mask Factory In UP, Arrest One

Mid Day

The crime branch of Mumbai Police raided a factory at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh where fake N-95 masks were being manufactured, an official said on Friday. N-95 masks are in great demand since the outbreak of coronavirus. The raid was conducted on Thursday following the information given by a man....

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Lockdown Extension In India: Odisha Extends Lockdown In Containment Zones Till November 31

The Financial Express

Lockdown Extension in India: The Government Odisha today extended COVID19 lockdown in containment zones till 31st November 2020. All academic institutions to remain closed in Odisha till November 30. Under the supervision of schools, classes of 9th to 12th standard to be conducted from November 16, the state government said.

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Motilal Oswal’s 10 Stock Picks For Retail Investors

The Financial Express

1. Strong businesses with visibility of revenue for the next 12 to 24 months. 2. Relatively lower impact of post-Covid on consumer behaviour. One can also consider building such basket through the SIP route. 1. Tata Consumer (Buy; TP-INR 558) Tea prices currently stand at INR 234/kg, which is likely....

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How Marketing Has Evolved In The “abnormal” New Normal

The Financial Express

Covid-19 has changed our lives at an unprecedented, almost at an uncomprehensive scale. By Bhawna Sharma Ningthoujam. Early March this year, my daughter made me buy her a school bag, a lunch box, a pencil bag, and a water bottle, all in unicorn theme. She even badgered her way into making me get her....

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Home Is Where The Office Is

Express India

Prabhakar’s phone flashed a message: “Yes, you can.” His boss had just greenlighted his visit to the office complex on Chennai’s IT Highway. Prabhakar and two team members could now directly use the office system to run their checks on the latest project. “In the past, we used to message our bosses when we wanted a day off.

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Resurrection In 70mm

Express India

February 19. I landed in Berlin to attend the 73rd ‘Berlinale’ or the European Film Market. Adrenaline pumped through me as I looked forward to watching the best cinema in the world, and acquiring a bouquet of eclectic and commercial fare for our distribution company.

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Now Hiring Mr And Ms Versatility

Express India

The confusion keeps multiplying. There is no clarity as yet on the behaviour of the coronavirus as several nations are gripped by a second wave. No one is even sure whether India has achieved the peak of the first wave. In addition, the vaccine or cure may still be months away.

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A Job Of Work (From Home)

Express India

WFH is part of the new norms, or an ingredient of the ‘new normal’. A Gartner poll concludes that 48 per cent of employees will work from home, months after the COVID-19 scare ends. The figure is higher than the 30 per cent before the pandemic. A qualitative survey by Outlook finds that....

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Lessons In Solitude

Express India

Punam Mishra, a faculty member in the Jaipur-based J.K. Lakshmipat University’s (JKLU) Institute of Management, wasn’t sure if she could do it. This was in March this year when the decision was taken to shift teaching to the online mode due to COVID-19.

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COVID-19: India Crosses 81-lakh Mark

Yahoo! Indian News

New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): India's COVID-19 tally reached 81,37,119 on Oct 31. The spike of 48,268 new cases and 551 deaths reported in last 24 hours. Total active cases are 5,82,649 after a decrease of 11,737 in last 24 hrs. Total cured cases are 74,32,829 with 59,454 new discharges in the last 24 hrs.

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UP: A Few Parlours Open, Only 1 Person Found +ve In Focus Testing Day 2

Times Of India

NOIDA/GHAZIABAD: Healthcare officials in GB Nagar on the second day of a target testing campaign — which was launched earlier this week by testing various groups of people — complained of facing several difficulties while trying to test beauty parlour staff and mehendi artists. The teams said most of the parlours were not operational till 12.

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Karnataka: Students Turn Chocolatiers, Thanks To Lockdown

Times Of India

MANGALURU: Catering to the cravings of chocoholics, two postgraduate students from the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) have launched Intoxicate Chocolates. Shreya Chaudhary from Gorakhpur, says, “I always dreamt of a chocolate factory after I did a course on chocolate making.

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Cold Chain Plan For Storage In Maharashtra

Times Of India

PUNE: State health authorities are readying six walk-in coolers, two walk-in freezers, nine regional vaccine stores and 35 district vaccines stores as part of storage facilities for the Covid-19 vaccination drive. The walk-in coolers and the walk-in freezers will be ready by December.

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Puri Promises Immediate Action After Alleged Violation Of Covid-19 Protocol At Srinagar Airport

News 18

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday promised to take immediate action after a passenger alleged violation of COVID-19 social distancing protocol at the Srinagar airport. Sanjay Raina posted three pictures on Twitter on Thursday morning showing passengers standing extremely close....

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Sweep The Road Or Wear A Mask: Mumbai Cracks Whip Amid Spiking Coronavirus Cases

News 18

Interestingly, the stringent action came even as the BMC announced on Friday that in 212 days, it had collected a whopping Rs 3,49,34,800 since April, including Rs 18,21,400 only in October. Mumbai: Cracking the whip against people who don't wear face masks in public and refuse to pay the fine, the....

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India's Covid Tally Surges Past 81L, Delhi Sees 5K Cases Daily

Greater Kashmir

With a fresh spike of 48,268 coronavirus infections and 551 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally on Saturday rose to 81,37,119. The national capital, too, witnessed a rise in the number of infections with around 5,000 cases being recorded daily for the past three days.

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AA Edit | Don’t Relax Yet, Ward Off India’s 2nd Wave

The Asian Age

Notwithstanding the steady stream of good news with occasional reverses on the vaccine front, there is little on the ground for the world to breathe easy in the fight against the pandemic Covid-19. At present, 4.54 crore people have been infected the world over with 11.87 lakh deaths as on October 30.

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Farrukh Dhondy | Communist MP In Britain Was Tata’s Cousin, Gandhi’s Friend

The Asian Age

‘The Higher the monkey climb. The more him parts expose.’ And ‘Odours change with time. Don’t sniff the festering rose’ And ‘Beware the actor who can’t tell. The pitiful human from the pose’” — From One Day Martyr Rum by Bachchoo. Idle thoughts in a supposedly idle season.

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Mounting COVID Cases In Kerala, Delhi A Huge Worry For India

The Asian Age

Laborers wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus leave for work in the morning in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. India's confirmed coronavirus caseload surpassed 8 million on Thursday with daily infections dipping to the lowest level this week.

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Netizen Gets Kajal Aggarwal's Name Tattooed On Actress's Wedding Day. Twitter Is In Awe

Indiatoday

A Twitter user got Kajal Aggarwal's name inked on the actress's wedding day. Kajal Aggarwal is the new bride in town as she got married to her boyfriend Gautam Kitchlu on October 30. But, the actress's wedding day was even more special for her die-hard fans.

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Some Weren't Saddened...: PM Modi Attacks Opposition Over Pulwama Attack

Indiatoday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to the ‘Iron man of India’ Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, marked by the ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’. While recounting Patel's contributions and how he played a central role in the unification of India, PM Modi said the message of....

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We All Stand Firm In Fight Against Coronavirus, Says PM Modi

Indiatoday

While addressing the National Unity Day celebrations in Kevadia, Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India stands firm in fight against coronavirus. He said, "This pandemic came suddenly. It has affected human life all over the world, affecting our pace.

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Mahesh Babu, Keerthy To Shoot For Sarkaru Vaari Paata In January 2021

Indiatoday

Mahesh Babu is likely to shoot for his much-aniticipated film, Sarkaru Vaari Paata, from the first week of January 2021. The film, directed by Parasuram, was supposed to go on floors in summer this year. However, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic has put the production on hold. Now, the team has decided to shoot the film in early 2021.

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Covishield Showing ‘good’ Immune Response

The Hindu

Covishield, the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, has reportedly shown a “good” immune response among volunteers in the trials at JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSSAHER) in Mysuru.

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A Good Samaritan For These Times

The Hindu

Recently, when EVK Sampath Road, off Poonamallee High Road, in Vepery was flooded after sudden showers resulting in bumper-to-bumper traffic, a six-foot-tall man with a thick moustache pulled up to the curb. Removing his brown shoes, polished to a glint, and then folding his trousers up to the....

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A Man Looks On To A Large Crowd Of Shoppers At Sadar Bazar In New Delhi On October 28. With Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cases On The Rise In Delhi, Thousands Of...

Hindustan Times

A scene from Lajpat Nagar Central Market ahead of the festivities in New Delhi on October 28. “We urged the civic agencies to crack down on encroachment. Even if people try to ensure social distancing, there is hardly any space in the market for that. Trader bodies are in talks over staggered hours....

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Schools In Odisha’s Remote Areas Set Up Indigenous Knowledge Corners

Hindustan Times

Schools in some remote areas of Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts are setting up “indigenous knowledge corners” where students will be taught using teaching-learning material made of resources collected from people. “Indigenous knowledge corners in schools are an attempt to provide a learning....

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Bihar Polls: ‘BJP’s Covid-19 Vaccine Promise Not A Poll Violation,’ Says EC

Hindustan Times

The Election Commission of India has said that the free Covid-19 promise made by the BJP in the run-up to the Bihar election is not a violation of the Model Code of Conduct. In an RTI response to activist Saket Gokhale, dated October 28, the EC has cited three provisions from the MCC which include....

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Halloween 2020: Spooky Date Ideas To Trick-or-treat Your Partner

Hindustan Times

Maybe you have outgrown the idea of dressing up in a punny costume and hitting the town or the Covid-19 might have dampened your thrill for Halloween 2020 but we are just in time to try and lift up your mood with a flood of suggestions to give your partner a good scare on your Halloween date and bond closer together than on an ideal romantic date.

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PM Modi Hails Corona Warriors On Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Birth Anniversary

Yahoo! Indian News

Kevadia (Gujarat), Oct 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised country's fight against COVID-19 during his address at Gujarat's Kevadia on October 31. "130 crore Indians together honoured the COVID-19 warriors in their fight against this pandemic.

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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: PM Modi Pays Tribute To Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel At Statue Of Unity

DNA India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, October 31, paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat. On October 31, 2018, on the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, PM Modi had unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Narmada district.

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Delhi Registers Record Single-day Spike Of 5,891 Fresh Covid-19 Cases

Business Standard

The highest single-day rise of 5,891 COVID-19 cases on Friday took Delhi's tally of infection to over 3.81 lakh, while the positivity rate shot up to nearly 10 per cent amid festivities and rising pollution in the city. This was the third consecutive day when over 5,000 cases have been reported in a day in Delhi.

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RIL Q2 PAT Slips 15% YoY; GRM Slips To $5.7 Per Barrel

Business Standard

On a consolidated basis, Reliance Industries (RIL)'s net profit fell 15.05% to Rs 9,567 crore on 25.50% decline in net sales to Rs 111,236 crore in Q2 September 2020 over Q2 September 2019. Profit before tax (PBT) fell 29.66% to Rs 10,589 crore in Q2 September 2020 over Q2 September 2019. Current tax tumbled 81.

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US-India Relationship Has Bipartisan Support; Important To Any Administration: Top US Official

Times Of India

WASHINGTON: US-India relationship has bipartisan support in this country and it will be important to any administration as Americans fundamentally believe that the two nations are strong, more secure and prosperous when they are working together on global challenges like ensuring a free and open....

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Schools’ Diwali Break Cut By 8 Days, Christmas By 2

Times Of India

PANAJI: The directorate of education (DoE) has curtailed the Diwali and Christmas vacations for all schools for the academic year 2020-21, to be able to make up for the academic time lost due to the While the Diwali holidays have been cut down by eight days, schools will get two fewer days of the Christmas break.

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Bypolls: Section 144 Imposed In T'gana's Dubbak

Times Of India

All academic institutions to remain closed in Odisha till November 30. Under the supervision of schools, classes of 9th-12th standard to be conducted from November 16: Odisha government. Telangana records 1,445 new Covid-19 cases, taking total cases to 2,38,632: State health department, govt of Telangana.

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India’s Covid Count Crosses 81 Lakh Mark With 48,000 New Cases; Daily Deaths Below 1,000 For 10th Day

News 18

Image only for representation. (AP Photo) A total of 74,32,829 people have recuperated from Covid-19 so far, taking the national recovery rate to 91.34 per cent. The case fatality rate has dropped to 1.49 per cent. The number of active Covid-19 cases remained below 6 lakh for the second consecutive day.

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Halloween Candy Poses Minimum, But Not Zero, COVID-19 Spread Risk

M E D India

Risk of contracting coronavirus from Halloween candy can be decreased to practically zero if givers make sure that they wash their hands and recipients wash the candy with normal dish soap, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the journal mSystems The researchers enrolled....

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Early Arrival Of Siberian Winged Visitors Spurs Hopes Of Hustle-bustle Returning To Varanasi Ghats

Hindustan Times

Even though the arrival of foreign tourists in this ancient city is yet to begin, thousands of winged guests from Siberia are back on River Ganga, lighting hopes of the usual bustle to return to the iconic ghats. The birds which landed two days ago will be here for approximately four months and will....

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12 States Conduct More Covid-19 Tests Per Million Per Day Than National Average: Data

Hindustan Times

India’s national average of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tests per million per day is 844, with at least 12 states performing more tests per million per day than the national average, shows government data. Testing in Kerala is the highest at 3,258, followed by Delhi with 3,225 tests and followed by Karnataka with 1,550 tests.

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Mumbai Authorities To Set Up Walk-in Testing Facilities For Covid-19

Hindustan Times

In an attempt to scale up its Covid-19 testing capacity up to 24,000 a day, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned to have at least four walk-in Covid-19 testing facilities in each of the 24 administrative wards of the city. All ward officials will be directed to identify spots....

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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: PM Modi Pays Tributes To Sardar Patel At Statue Of Unity, Talks Of Pulwama, Politics

The Financial Express

Modi headed towards the parade that has been organised for the day, where he took the pledge for always maintaining unity in the country. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2020: To commemorate Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, also known as National Unity Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the day long events by....

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HC Lauds Mumbai Cops For 'working Against Odds' Amid Pandemic

Yahoo! Indian News

Mumbai, Oct 30 (PTI) Praising the Mumbai Police for working against all odds, the Bombay High Court has said that the police personnel are carrying out their duty under a lot of pressure amid the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, and hence cooperation from public is required.

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Country Is Establishing New Dimensions Of Unity: PM Modi

Yahoo! Indian News

Kevadia (Gujarat) [India], October 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the country is establishing new dimensions of unity as Jammu and Kashmir has moved on a new path of development. "Today, Kashmir has moved on a new path of development...

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Valmiki Jayanti 2020: Date And Significance Of Festival

News 18

The day marks Maharishi Valmiki’s birthday which is considered to be on the full moon day of Ashwin — a month in the Hindu calendar, often called Panchanga. In the year 2020, the day is falling on October 31. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 10:46 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Valmiki Jayanti is celebrated in....

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Coronavirus India Lockdown Day 219 Updates | Europe Still Virus Epicentre This Week

The Hindu

Coronavirus pandemic continued to rampage over the past week across the world with a record average of 476,000 new daily cases, almost 20% more than during the previous seven-day period. Again it is in Europe that the acceleration is most marked, with a huge 40% increase.

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CM, Stalin Garland Thevar Statue In Madurai

The Hindu

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M.K. Stalin paid respects to the statue of freedom fighter, Muthuramalinga Thevar at Goripalayam junction here on the occasion of his guru puja on Friday.

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State Records 6,638 New Cases, 7,828 Recoveries

The Hindu

Kerala reported 6,638 new COVID-19 cases on Friday when 53,981 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The test positivity rate that seems to have stabilised around 12-14 % these past two weeks remained at 12.29% on Friday. The State again reported more recoveries than new cases, with 7,828 patients leaving hospitals.

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Shuttlers Stuck In Germany Till Nov 10

Hindustan Times

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Subhankar Dey must remain in isolation in Germany till November 10 after which they can return home. “The health authorities got in touch with us today finally and said that irrespective of the test, rules mandate us to serve out the quarantine period,” said Dey on Friday.

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India’s Covid-19 Tally Over 8.13 Million, Recoveries Cross 7.43 Million

Hindustan Times

Health workers in Kerala’s Ernakulam district work at a real-time polymerase chain reaction laboratory (PCR lab) at the Kalamassery Medical Collage Hospital. India’s total recovered Covid-19 cases stand at 7,432,829.(ANI Photo) India reported 48,268 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19),....

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Delhi Sees 5K-plus Covid Cases For Third Day, Virus Load At 3.81L

NEW DELHI: For the fourth consecutive day, Delhi witnessed a record single-day surge in Covid-19 cases, lending credence to fears of another severe wave aided by air pollution and laxity is observing norms. This was the third consecutive day when over 5,000 cases have been reported in the city.

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Karnataka Braves COVID Fear; Recoveries More Than Double Of New Cases

With 8,521 discharged, recoveries were more than double of 3,589 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka. "Recoveries shot up to 7,49,740 till date, with 8,521 discharged on Thursday, while 3,589 fresh cases were registered on Thursday, taking the southern state's Covid tally to 8,20,398 so far,....

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Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament: India's Amit Panghal And Sanjeet Clinch Gold

India

World silver-medallist (52kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) struck gold in their first competition after a coronavirus-forced break, claiming the top honours at the Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament in Nantes, France. Also Read - Unwell Mary Kom to Skip as Olympic-Bound Boxers Travel to Europe For....

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The Country Can Never Forget The Pulwama Attack, I Faced The Ugly Politics, But Now The Opposition Is Exposed: PM Modi

India

On the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Modi) visited the Statue of Unity and worshiped and attended the unity parade.

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Chevron, Exxon Shrink Spending As Coronavirus Cuts Demand

Reuters India

U.S. oil majors Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp cut spending aggressively in the third quarter in a race to offset weak trends in fuel demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, though the former managed a slim profit.

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Virus In US And Crowd At Donald Trump Rallies Keep Surging

Mid Day

There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are cancelled. But it's a different story in Trumpland. Thousands of President Donald Trump's supporters regularly cram together at....

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Online Communication, Deeper Topics: How Pandemic Cemented Strong Friendships In Lockdown

News 18

. Two out of three respondents said they used online channels to communicate more often than before the pandemic. (AFP) Two out of three respondents said they used online channels to communicate more often than before the pandemic, and 49% claimed they had given up light topics to focus on deeper conversations.

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Online Communication, Deeper Topics: How Pandemic Cemented Strong Friendships In Lockdown

Yahoo! Indian News

The pandemic has had a very strong impact on the economy and the health sector -- but what about interpersonal relations? The lack of physical contact and shared experiences have inevitably shaken our perception of friendship. That's one of the conclusions drawn by the second "Friendship Report" conducted by Snapchat.

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Nora Fatehi Looks Gorgeous In This Floral Gown, See Pics

Yahoo! Indian News

Dilbar girl Nora Fatehi, who recently featured in singer Guru Randhawa’s Naach Meri Rani, looked gorgeous in her yellow-coloured floral dress which she wore while promoting her latest song on Bigg Boss 14. Nora and Guru were present in the Bigg Boss house over the weekend while Salman Khan was also interacting with the house participants.

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Doctors Fighting Against Time To Revive Soumitra Chatterjee

Hindustan Times

A team of specialised doctors treating veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee is fighting against time to get him back on his feet. “Repercussions of a prolonged stay in the hospital’s ICU and medical interventions are taking a toll on his body. Despite every effort, with every passing day, the chances of recovery are getting lower.

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CSK Coach Stephen Fleming Believes They Have Found ‘the Right Player’

Hindustan Times

Chennai Super Kings Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Coach Stephen Fleming during practice session at IS Bindra Stadium.(Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times) Chennai Super Kings did not have the best of seasons in 2020. The perennial title contenders were the first team to crash out of the race for the....

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Seaplane Service From Sabarmati Riverfront Will Boost Tourism: PM Modi At Statue Of Unity

Hindustan Times

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the seaplane service connecting the Statue of Unity in Kevadia of Gujarat’s Narmada district with Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad will boost tourism in the area. “The seaplane service from Sardar Sarovar to Sabarmati Riverfront is also going to be launched today.

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Sukhbir Urges PM Modi To Get Kartarpur Corridor Reopened

The Indian Express

Sukhbir said that there was an overwhelming sentiment in the Sikh community that the Kartarpur Corridor should be reopened so that devotees could pay obeisance at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib. (File photo) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra....

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Data Drive: Growth Rate Of Infections Halves

The Financial Express

Some states, like Odisha and Kerala, have a higher growth rate of deaths. (Representational image: IE) While the rest of the world is looking at a resurgence of coronavirus infections, in India, the daily growth rate of infections has halved. In September, cases grew daily by 1.8%, but the data for October shows a growth rate of 0.

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Amrita Rao Sports Casual Wear As She Gets Snapped Amid Pregnancy

Yahoo! Indian News

Actress Amrita Rao is going to be a mother soon. She was snapped with husband RJ Anmol earlier this month and her pregnancy bump was visible in pictures that went viral on social media. Later, she took to Instagram to confirm that she is pregnant and currently in the ninth moth of her maternity.

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PM Modi Recalls Bonding With Keshubhai Patel

Times Of India

GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the house of chief minister Keshubhai Patel and offered his condolences to the family members of the departed leader. Keshubhai, who was the state's first BJP president, died at the age of 92, on October 29.

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For 1st Time In 3 Months, Active COVID-19 Cases Are Below 6 Lakhs In India

Mid Day

The active caseload of Coronavirus infection in the country dropped below 6 lakh for the first time in nearly three months and comprises only 7.35 per cent of the total cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday, asserting India has achieved a significant milestone in its fight against COVID-19.

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Shah Rukh Khan Fans To Virtually Celebrate Superstar's Birthday On November 2

News 18

. Shah Rukh Khan's fans are taking their idols birthday celebrations online this year with virtual experience of being at Mannat through live streaming. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 9:11 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Shah Rukh Khan is turning 55 on November 2, and the superstar has asked his fans to not assemble outside his house as per usual.

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COVID Curve Flattening In J&K

Greater Kashmir

The COVID19 curve is flattening in J&K with daily number of cases remaining consistently stable over the past three weeks. The official data revealed there has been little variation in the number of positive cases since October 10. As per the data, 566 persons tested positive for the disease today....

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Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) Celebrated With Religious Fervour In J&K

Greater Kashmir

The devotees including men, women and children visited the shrine throughout the day. However, afternoon prayers witnessed the highest attendance. Emotional scenes were witnessed during the display of the holy relic as devotees were seen in tears, reciting verses from holy Quran and seeking blessings from Allah.

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Catch 'Online Career Counseling Summit 2020' Today

Greater Kashmir

Online Career Summit 2020 is being organized October 31 and November 1 at 11 am to 8 PM—which according to organizers be live streamed on social media networking site, Facebook. Accordant to a statement issued here, the program intends to provide guidance and inform the students and youth vis-à-vis....

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Centre Asks States To Form Committees For Smooth COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Greater Kashmir

The Centre has asked states to constitute committees for coordination and overseeing COVID-19 vaccination drive while ensuring minimal disruptions in other routine healthcare services, and stressed early tracking of social media to dispel rumours which could impact the community acceptance of coronavirus inoculation.

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Return Of The Virus

Greater Kashmir

Europe is witnessing a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of positive cases is rapidly increasing and hospitals are filling up with patients. This has resulted in a greater focus by European governments on measures to control the virus. The international media too has begun to once....

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'Global Cases Nearing 45 Million'

Greater Kashmir

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 45 million mark, while the deaths have surged to 1,179,270, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Friday, the total caseload and death toll stood at 44,908,477 and 1,179,278, respectively, the University’s Center for Systems....

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566 New Cases Take J&K's Covid Tally Past 94K-mark

Greater Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 566 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory’s coronavirus tally to 94,330, while five deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the UT’s Covid death toll to 1,471. A statement issued by the Information and Public Relations Department said that of the 566....

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Eid Milad (SAW) Celebrated With Religious Fervour Across Ramban

Greater Kashmir

Eid Milad Un Nabi (SAW) was celebrated in Ramban district with religious fervor. Various functions were organized and prayers held in mosques across the district on the occasion. The imams in their sermons impressed upon Muslims to follow the path of Islam and adopt the principals shown by the Prophet (PBUH).

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After COVID-19 Ends, Everyone Will Have ‘darshan’ Of Lord Ram’: Adityanath

The Hindu

) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said after the coronavirus pandemic ends, arrangements will be made for “darshan” of Lord Ram from every village in the state. “In Ayodhya, is on. Had there been no COVID-19 , we would have made arrangements to send everyone from villages to Ayodha.

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Colleges Apprehensive About Resuming Classes

The Hindu

Although the State government has given the green signal for colleges to conduct offline classes on a voluntary basis from November 17, many managements are in a dilemma over whether they should re-open or continue with online classes. Several college principals in Bengaluru told The Hindu that they....

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D.J. Halli Violence: Former Mayor Absconding

The Hindu

Former mayor R. Sampath Raj, who was named in the charge sheet in the D.J. Halli riots case, is allegedly absconding after being discharged from a private hospital where he had been treated for COVID-19. Sleuths from the Central Crime Branch (CCB) police have launched a drive to track him down and arrest him.

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How Bengaluru Law Varsities Are Becoming More Diverse

The Hindu

Access to the national law universities (NLUs) in the country was earlier restricted to the well-heeled and students from big cities. However, the efforts of a city-based non-profit is helping bring diversity in these university campuses by ensuring that students from low socio-economic and....

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Coronavirus Vaccine News: Moderna Preparing To Launch Potential Vaccine, J&J To Conduct Tests Among Teens

Indiatoday

Moderna Inc is "actively" preparing to launch its potential coronavirus vaccine mRNA-1273. Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson is planning to start testing its experimental Covid-19 vaccine among those aged 12 to 18 as soon as possible. Also, India announced on Friday that it will help all countries with vaccine and storage capacity.

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Rajasthan Govt To Introduce Resolution Against Centre's Farm Laws, BJP Leaders Unhappy

Indiatoday

With the fifth session of fifteenth Rajasthan assembly set to reconvene on Saturday, a bitter political slugfest between the Congress and opposition BJP is in the offing as the -led government is set to bring in a resolution against the Centre’s recently introduced farm laws.

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News Updates From Hindustan Times: AIIMS To Submit Proposal For Phase 3 Trials Of Covaxin Next Week And All The Latest News

Hindustan Times

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. AIIMS to submit proposal for phase 3 trials of Covaxin next week. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences is likely to submit a proposal to start phase 3 clinical trials....

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Covid-19 Vaccine Drive May Span Over A Year, Says Govt

Hindustan Times

The Union health ministry has said that the drive for the introduction of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) will span over a year with multiple groups being included sequentially starting from healthcare workers and therefore it is important to create strong advisory and coordination mechanism at the state and district levels.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Updates: J&J To Test Shots In Children, Novavax Plans An Ethnicity-based Study

Hindustan Times

Several countries across the world are witnessing a surge in their daily coronavirus disease (Covid-19) tally as the winter season is approaching. Lockdowns, aggressive testing, timely provision of drugs or medicines are some of the ways in which governments are trying to avoid the recurrence of....

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Covid-19: What You Need To Know Today

Hindustan Times

On Wednesday, October 28, the world saw another grim coronavirus disease (Covid-19) milestone. The number of new cases recorded that day crossed half a million the first time this was happening. Both the New York Times database and worldometers.info show this. They also show that the trend continued on Thursday.

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Amid Fight Against Covid-19, UP Attracts Investment Worth Over Rs 7k Cr

Hindustan Times

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday claimed to have received investment worth Rs 7000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore amid the fight against Covid-19. It also claimed to have attracted over 40 intents for investment of about Rs 45,000 from 10 countries that include Japan, the US, the UK, Canada, Germany and South Korea.

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Why Isn’t EC Cracking Whip On Bihar Covid Norms Violators?

Surging crowds at election rallies are a good indication of a vibrant democracy. But these are not normal times. The deadly coronavirus has already killed over 1.2 lakh people in India and its next wave is expected in winter. Amid all the scare, the Election Commission of India began its first big....

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Fighting Stigma The Hardest Part, Say COVID-19 Survivors

KOCHI: Never would have anyone seen even in his/her wildest dreams how grim 2020 would turn out to be. Covid-19 has had an impact on the humanity as a whole, and the struggles each one is going through to recover from its blow would have been just storylines for imaginative sci-fi filmmakers about a year back.

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No Place For Arrogance, Breaking Promises In A Ruler's Life: Sonia Gandhi's Dussehra Message

NEW DELHI: Vijaya Dashami's biggest message is that people are paramount in governance and there is no place for arrogance, falsehood and breaking of promises in a ruler's life, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Sunday while greeting people on Dussehra.

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Saluting Frontline Workers' Selfless Effort In Keeping City Afloat

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The United Nations General Assembly observes October 31 as World Cities Day, an occasion to address challenges of urbanisation, and contribute to sustainable urban development. This year, in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, an unprecedented catastrophe that affected life around the....

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Bihar Elections 2020: No Challenger To Nitish Kumar On Women Vote Bank

MUZAFFARPUR/PATNA/NEW DELHI: Although tucked away into a corner of a lane, it’s not difficult to locate the den of vice and atrocities against girls. “The shelter home, it’s that way,” said a bystander, pointing to a white-coloured, two-storey building whose upper floors have been visibly demolished.

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AIPC Organises Blood Donation Camps At Six Locations In MMR Today

Mumbai Mirror

The All India Professionals’ Congress (AIPC) Maharashtra is organising blood donation camps at six locations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) as well as in Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad on October 31. The AIPC has appealed to the people to donate blood in large numbers as due to the Covid-19....

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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas LIVE Updates: PM Modi Pays Tribute To Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel At Statue Of Unity

India

Kevadia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday witnessed the parade of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Also Read - Delhi's Air Quality Remains in 'Very Poor' Category, Likely to Improve By Sunday PM Modi paid tribute to Sardar....

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Second Covid Wave Likely In Winter, Warn Docs

Times Of India

LUCKNOW: Cases of Covid-19 have declined over the past one month but approaching winters may not only bring along the second wave of pandemic but the severity of infection can also be higher. According to doctors, viruses that cause respiratory tract infections thrive during winter season.

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Few Takers, 163 Engg Colleges In TN Face A Crisis

Times Of India

CHENNAI: The drop in engineering admissions may leave one-third of engineering colleges in the state fighting for survival in 2020-21. Of 461 colleges that took part in the online engineering counselling this year, 163 filled less than 20% seats, and 103 of them not even 10%.

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Kamala Harris: On The Cusp Of US Election History

Times Of India

WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris is on the verge of what would be a double-dream for US Democrats: becoming the nation's first woman vice president and ending Donald Trump's turbulent rule. Harris comes into the November 3 election already a repeat trailblazer as California's first Black attorney general....

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Setting WFH Goals: Ahm Man Teaches From Dal Lake

Times Of India

AHMEDABAD: While Amdavadis are waking up to the concept of ‘working vacation’ – where a person moves to a remote natural location while continuing his/ her work to beat Covid-19 blues – here’s a young man who is working from a houseboat in Dal lake for past two months.

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SAC Developing Astronomy Observatory In Himalayas

Times Of India

AHMEDABAD: The star-filled skies over the Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO) atop Mt Saraswati in the Hanle valley of Changthang Ladakh, is now becoming a window for astronomers to unravel the mysteries of the universe. The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), a part of the Centre for....

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Guj: 71% Teachers Reached Out To Kids In Lockdown

Times Of India

AHMEDABAD: In Gujarat , 71% teachers went an extra mile to reach out to their students during the trying times of Covid-19 pandemic as schools remained shut, according to the Annual State of Education Report (ASER) 2020 survey conducted in September, sixth month of the Covid lockdown in schools. This was the highest outreach of teachers in India.

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Number Of New COVID-19 Cases Continues To Decline Across Maharashtra

Mid Day

Maharashtra continued to record less number of patients as a little more than 6,000 new infections and 127 COVID-related fatalities were recorded on Friday. Mumbai, meanwhile, reported over 1,145 new cases along with 32 fatalities. According to health officials, 1,101 patients recovered and were....

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Indeep Bakshi Attacked By Goons, Singer Locks Himself Up After Colleague Gets Accused In Suicide Case

India

, known for songs Saturday Saturday and Kala Chashma , has put himself under house arrest in Delhi after he was attacked by random people multiple times. The popular singer has been given death threats by goons after he collaborated with singer Sumit Goswami for an album.

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After Coronavirus Ends, Arrangement For Lord Ram's Darshan Will Be Made From Every UP Village: Yogi Adityanath

India

Chitrakoot: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said after the Covid-19 pandemic ends, arrangements will be made for “darshan” of Lord Ram from every village in the state. Also Read - Ram Temple Will be Made of Only Stones, IIT Chennai Being Consulted For Construction Yogi....

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Amid Festivities And Air Pollution, Delhi Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 5,891 Covid Cases

India

New Delhi: The national capital on Friday recorded its highest spike in Covid-19 cases with 5,891 fresh infections, taking Delhi’s tally to over 3.81 lakh. The positivity rate also shot up to nearly 10 per cent amid festivities and rising pollution in the city.

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Is The Worst Over For Coronavirus In India? Here's What You Need To Know

India

New Delhi: India has witnessed a downward slope of COVID-19 pandemic for the past few weeks with the number of infections down by half of the mid-September peak. However, it is too soon to arrive on any conclusion right now as experts have predicted another surge of cases in December.

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DNA Special: Why Indian Muslims Are Protesting Against French President Emmanuel Macron, Know Here

DNA India

The biggest news of Friday was how Indians Muslims took to the streets to protest against everything that was happening in France. However, these people were not opposing the brutal killings, instead, supporting the murderers. It is an irony that while India and the Indian Prime Minister are....

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DNA Exclusive - How Sukant Kadam, A Para-badminton Athlete, Is Grateful To Saina Nehwal And PM Modi For Mission 2021?

DNA India

As a young kid, everybody would look forward to the evening time when they would go and play cricket with their friends in the gullies or the maidans in their hometown. The period at the ground is when people enjoy to the fullest with friends. For Sukant Kadam , it was just another day of enjoyment while playing cricket.

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Chevron, Exxon Shrink Spending As Coronavirus Cuts Demand

News 18

U.S. oil majors Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp cut spending aggressively in the third quarter in a race to offset weak trends in fuel demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, though the former managed a slim profit. Exxon posted its third straight quarter of losses on Friday and reduced spending plans for the coming year.

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LIVE: United States Crosses Nine Million Covid-19 Cases

Hindustan Times

A medical staff seen in PPE coveralls during a testing camp for coronavirus (Covid-19) infection. (Samir Jana. HT/Photo) India’s Covid-19 tally on Friday crossed the eight million-mark after 48,648 cases and 563 related fatalities were registered in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry’s dashboard.

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Gaurav Shares Adorable Photos With Baby Boy Prince, Ex Narayani Reacts

Hindustan Times

Posted cute new pictures with his son, Prince, on Instagram and said that holding the little one makes him forget all the negativity in the world. In the photos, the one-month-old was seen grabbing the neck of the actor’s T-shirt. “When #baby meets #babydaddy after two weeks! Our #princeChopra....

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Chennai: Now, For Some Covid-themed Meme Fest

Times Of India

Covid memes created during the pandemic have provided some much-needed comic relief for many netizens (file ph... Read More. CHENNAI: At a time when he was overcome by the coronavirus scare, Barath Rajendran found something that gave him a moment to drop the fear and laugh – a meme created out of a....

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Chennai: Covid Case Count Down To May-end Level

Times Of India

CHENNAI: The daily count of Covid-19 cases in the city is down to the level last seen exactly five months ago. On October 27 and 28, the city recorded 695 and 688 cases. On May 29 and 30, the figures were 618 and 616. However, there is a crucial difference.

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Covid-19: Recoveries Up In Karnataka's Kodagu District

Times Of India

MADIKERI: Kodagu could soon become a green district as the recovery rate has touched 94% and fresh cases are steadily dwindling. District deputy commissioner Anies Kanmani Joy said of the total 4,866 cases in the district, 4,565 have recovered. Positive cases have reduced to an average of 24 per day....

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Cases Surge In Festive Season, Hospitals Asked To Be Ready

Times Of India

Gurgaon: In a worrying sign, the district’s weekly Covid-19 case load rose by 37% during the last one week. While officials attribute this spike to the ongoing festive season, the health department has directed all private labs and hospitals to gear up for more cases in the coming month.

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Private Labs Cite Logistics, Want To Carry Out RT-PCR Test At Old Rate

Times Of India

Gurgaon: Private labs on Friday requested the health department to let them continue carrying out RT-PCR tests at Rs 1,200 for home collection of samples, a day after Haryana government slashed the price of both RT-PCR and antigen tests. There are about eight private labs in the city that are authorised to conduct Covid-19 tests.

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Private Schools Reluctant To Reopen, Parents Happy With Online Classes

Times Of India

Gurgaon: The state government's decision to reopen schools for students of classes IX to XII has evoked concerns among the parents and private schools . As the Delhi government has decided to keep schools shut until further notice, parents and teachers see no pressing need for the schools to reopen in Haryana.

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Covid-19: 60% Ventilator Beds Full In Delhi Hosps

Times Of India

NEW DELHI: Covid-19 bed occupancy and ventilator requirement in Delhi government and private hospitals have witnessed a sharp rise in the past fortnight. With the number of daily new cases rising due to multiple factors, including season change, high pollution and reckless behaviour by citizens,....

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Rajasthan: Stormy Assembly Session Likely Today

Times Of India

JAIPUR: The assembly session beginning on Saturday is likely to be heated as the BJP will oppose the legislation that seeks to override the recently-passed farm laws by the Centre. The session has been convened to counter three farm laws passed by the Parliament allowing private players to purchase....

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Delhi: 5,891 New Covid Cases, 47 Deaths On Friday

Times Of India

NEW DELHI: Breaking all previous records, Covid-19 cases again reached a single-day highest at 5,891. On Thursday, the city had reported 5,739 cases while 5,673 cases had been reported the previous day — both single-day peaks. For the last eight days, the daily number of Covid cases has been....

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Schools In Odisha’s Remote Area Set Up ‘indigenous Knowledge Corners’ Made Up Of Local Resources

Yahoo! Indian News

Mayurbhanj (Odisha), Oct 31 (ANI): Remote areas of Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts are setting up ‘indigenous knowledge corners’ in some schools where students will be taught using ‘Teaching Learning Material’ made of resources collected from people.

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Mapping Infections: Google Has Released A Hotspot Feature For Its US Users; Other Countries Need To Do The Same

The Financial Express

The service will be rolled out in the US first; Google Maps will alert users when they are in emerging hotspots. While South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore are excellent examples of how the government has been successful in convincing users to download contact-tracing apps, others have struggled to get people to adopt these.

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Is The Common Man Suffering Amid Maharashtra Government And Railways War?

Mid Day

After the increased friction over the resumption of suburban railway services for all commuters, the state government and the railways are likely to meet next week to ease the tension. The latest tussle began after the suburban railways said that the state has to develop solutions to streamline crowds and that it can only carry about 27.

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COVID-19 In Mumbai: Critical Cases Amid Younger People Are Down Drastically

Mid Day

While the first half of October did not see much difference in COVID-19 cases, the city fared much better in the second half with cases reduced by almost half. The test positivity rate (TPR) also declined from 16 per cent to below 10 per cent in this period. However, the deaths remain a concern.

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No Cab? Mumbaikars Can Now Take A Bike Taxi To Work

Mid Day

Mumbai residents can now hail a bike taxi after Rapido — one of India's largest bike taxi platforms, on Friday started its operations in the city. Rapido will allow Mumbaikars to book bike taxis for their everyday commute with 'captains' (driver-partner) at fixed fares as low as Rs 6 per km, making....

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COVID-19 In Maharashtra: MSRTC To Run 1,000 More Intra-state Buses For Diwali

Mid Day

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on Friday said they will add 1,000 more buses daily for 10 days, from November 10 to 22, to cater to the festive and Diwali crowds within the state. The special buses will be sourced from the major depots across the state, and the timetable and bookings will be available on the MSRTC website.

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History Being Replaced By Mythology: Naseeruddin Shah

The Hindu

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah called for people to fight for their right to democratic dissent, which, he said, is increasingly being interpreted as sedition at a time when history is being replaced by mythology. He was speaking at the virtual release of Halla Bol: Safdar Hashmi Savu Mattu Baduku,....

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17 Districts Report No Deaths On Friday

The Hindu

A BBMP marshal collects a penalty from a citizen for not wearing the mask properly even as health officials conduct COVID-19 tests in the background, at Yeshwantpur on Friday. | Photo Credit: K_MURALI_KUMAR The Case Fatality Rate (CFR) in the State touched 1.36% The State on Friday reported 3,589 new cases taking the total number to 8,20,398.

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A Virtual Birthday Bash For Shah Rukh Khan

Mumbai Mirror

Shah Rukh Khan is all set to ring in his 55th birthday on Monday, November 2, which is a festival for his fans, thousands of whom gather outside his sea-facing bungalow, Mannat, every year, waiting for the Badshah to wave out to them from a specially constructed balcony.

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Terror Attacks In France Not Result Of ‘lone Wolf Initiatives’: Harsh Shringla

Hindustan Times

During his interaction with a cross-section of leading members of the academia, media and think-tanks, Shringla said India stands by France following the attacks of the past week in Paris and Nice. india Updated: Oct 31, 2020, 06:51 IST. A policeman stands guard in front of the Notre Dame church in Nice, France on Friday.

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Kajal Aggarwal And Gautam Kitchlu Tie The Knot

Mumbai Mirror

Kajal Aggarwal weds Gautam Kitchlu. Kajal Aggarwal, known for her turn in films like Special 26 and Singham, has always been guarded about her personal life which is why it came as a surprise when, on Dussehra this year, the actress posted a loved-up picture with entrepreneur-boyfriend Gautam Kitchlu.

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Talk Time: Covid Ke Side Effects

Mumbai Mirror

I have been singing, “Aayega, aayega, aayega, aayega aanewala… aayega.” Vaccine zaroor aayega. But will that end our pandemic woes ? Or have those just begun? I have been talking to and consoling several friends who tested positive and are now in the clear. Are their lives back to ‘normal’? Hardly.

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Mumbai Police Best Force After Scotland Yard: HC

Times Of India

MUMBAI: Observing that the task of police officers during the Covid-19 pandemic was difficult and the city police, considered one of the best in the world after Scotland Yard , were overburdened, the Bombay high court on Thursday directed a Navi Mumbai woman to cooperate with the cyber police in an....

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Michigan's Chaundee Brown Granted Eligibility After Transfer

News 18

. Michigan guard Chaundee Brown has been granted immediate eligibility following his transfer from Wake Forest. Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 6:24 IST; FOLLOW US ON: ANN ARBOR, Mich.: Michigan guard Chaundee Brown has been granted immediate eligibility following his transfer from Wake Forest.

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Retail, Small Biz Loans Aid Credit Recovery

Hindustan Times

Outstanding bank credit in September rose by Rs71,490 crore from the previous month, in sharp contrast to August when it had shrunk by Rs36,000 crore month-on-month. However, on a year-on-year basis, bank credit rose just 5.8% in September, compared to an 8.2% growth in September 2019.

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Bookies Bet Record $1bn On The Winner

Mumbai Mirror

Biden is a clear bookies’ favourite with about a 65% chance to win LONDON The US presidential election is proving a boon for bookmakers, with estimates that more than $1billion has already been bet on the winner around the world even before polling day.

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15 Covid Centres Shut This Week In 5 Municipal Areas

Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai Metropolitan Region, not including Mumbai, reported 2609 cases on Oct 1. Yesterday, that number was 1041. Fifteen Covid care centres across five municipal corporations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) were closed this week, indicating a remarkable turnaround from just a month ago when....

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Macron’s Posters Stuck On Road, Removed

Mumbai Mirror

The Pydhonie police had to remove posters of French President Emmanuel Macron that were found pasted on Mohammed Ali Road in Bhendi Bazaar on Friday. Macron is facing criticism from the Muslim community after he spoke out in support of a French school teacher who was beheaded for showing caricatures of the Prophet at a class on free speech.

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Covid-19: Drop Of 50% In Cases And 42% In Deaths In Maharashtra This Month

Times Of India

MUMBAI: The state reported a slight increase in new Covid-19 cases and a decline in fatalities on Friday. A total of 6,190 cases and 127 deaths were reported, taking the tally since the outbreak to 16,72,858 and the toll to 43,837. The state crossed the 15 lakh mark for recoveries, with the rate of recovery at 89.

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As Cases Fall, Disinfection Business Takes A Beating In Hubballi-Dharwad

Times Of India

HUBBALLI: While the pandemic severely impacted many services, it also opened up new opportunities for lesser-known businesses. One of them is the disinfecting service which registered brisk business when the infection was its peak. But, now it’s waning as people are no longer that keen on disinfecting their houses or offices.

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India Needs More Online Dispute Resolution

The Financial Express

The Union minister (law & justice) told the Parliament on September 22 that 62,054 cases were pending at the Supreme Court, 51,57,378 at High Courts (HC) and 3,45,71,854 at the district courts. By Desh Gaurav Sekhri & Satwik Mishra. The pendency of over 40 million cases in our judicial system remains a focal point for reform and reduction.

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