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    Maharashtra: Latur police register graft case against engineer

    Police on Thursday registered a graft case against an engineer in Latur district of Maharashtra for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 40,000 from a villager, an official said. The accused has been identified as Dnyandev Pralhadrao Sude, posted as a branch engineer at mechanical sub-division office at Latur Zilla Parishad, the police said.

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    India reports 44,230 COVID-19 cases and 555 deaths in last 24 hours

    India's active COVID-19 tally continues to remain above the 4 lakh mark as the country reported 44,230 fresh cases and 555 deaths in the last 24 hours. As per a Health Ministry update on Friday morning, 42,360 people recovered during this time. With this, the total number of active cases has now risen to 4,05,155. In the meantime, India's cumulative vaccine coverage...

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    Photographer Danish Siddiqui 'brutally murdered' by Taliban after they verified his identity: US magazine report

    Washington: Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan, nor was he simply collateral damage, but was "brutally murdered" by the Taliban after verifying his identity, according to a report published in a US-based magazine on Thursday.

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    Bhopal: Rewa District hospital CMO held for graft

    BHOPAL: Lokayukta police trapped Rewa chief medical officer of district hospital Dr Alakh Prakash while accepting Rs 10,000 bribe for issuing a medical certificate on Thursday.SP Lokayukta Rewa Rajendra Verma informed Free Press that the complainant Amit Tiwari, a †resident of Rampur tehsil, had approached the Lokayukta complaining against the CMO who was allegedly seeking monetary...

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    COVID-19: 645 children orphaned due to pandemic in one year; Maharashtra tally at 83

    The government on Thursday stated that a total of 645 children were orphaned due to the Covid-19 pandemic from April 2021 to May 28, 2021. The maximum number of children who lost their parents to Covid are from Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, the government said in the Parliament. In Uttar Pradesh, 158 children were orphaned, while in Andhra Pradesh 119...

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    Mirabai Chanu's possible medal upgrade news turns out to be wrong; China's Zhihui Hou stands winner

    Tokyo, July 30: The gold medal in the weightlifting 49kg category will stay with China's Zhihui Hou, and Mirabai Chanu will remain the silver medallist.Earlier, ANI had reported Zhihui Hou will be tested by anti-doping authorities and if she failed the test, then Chanu stands a chance to be awarded gold.

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    'We did not have a single penny': Late actress Pratyusha Banerjee's parents on battling financial crisis

    Television actress Pratyusha Banerjee gained popularity as Anandi in the television show "Balika Vadhu".In 2016, Pratyusha committed suicide by hanging from a fan at her residence in Mumbai's Goregaon area.Her then boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh took her to the hospital, where she succumbed.

    • 21 min ago
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    Doc Destiny: Let's talk about Leos

    The Leo season, which spans from July 21 to August 20, has already arrived. Hence in today's column, we will try to understand the significance of the 5th zodiac sign and the unique qualities, characteristics of individuals whose zodiac sign is Leo. So, if you are a Leo or someone in your life is, then read on as we are going to shed light on some of the lesser-known facts and traits of the...

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    Parliament Monsoon Session Live Updates: Lok Sabha to discuss COVID-19 situation today

    Lok Sabha scheduled to hold discussion on COVID-19 todayA discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic has been listed in the business schedule of Lok Sabha for Friday.According to the revised order paper for Friday, N K Premchandran and Vinayak Raut will "raise a discussion on the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic in the country and various aspects...

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    Dana Incorporated picks up 1% stake in Switch Mobility for $18 mn

    Switch Mobility, the electric commercial vehicles arm of Ashok Leyland, on Friday said Dana Incorporated (Dana), a global leader in drivetrain and e-propulsion systems, has picked up 1 per cent stake in it for $18 million (over Rs 130 crore).Switch Mobility has signed a strategic agreement with Dana under which the latter will also be a preferred supplier of electric drivetrain...

    • 31 min ago