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Mumbai: 54-year-old sub-inspector dies of Covid-19

When asked why he had been asked to report despite being above 50 years and a diabetic as last year the police administration asked those above 50 years with comorbidities to stay home, a senior official said, “After the vaccination drive began, we allowed them to resume their duties. A 54-YEAR-OLD sub-inspector (SI), posted at […]

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Karnataka CM says lockdown could be imposed if need arises

B S Yediyurappa insisted that people should wear face masks, use hand sanitisers and maintain social distancing. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday said the state government could impose lockdown if the necessity arises. “People need to respond for their own good. If they don’t heed then we may have to take stringent […]

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Pune: MSEDCL sets up COVID coordination cell for employees

The Pune Zone which caters to power consumers in Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad cities, and parts of rural Pune, has an employee strength of around 5000. The Pune Zone of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) has set up a COVID Coordination cell for its employees and their families to ensure bed availability for them […]

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Organised gang behind theft of BSNL wires in Chandigarh

Cables from the rear of the BSNL office in Sector 4 and a nearby petrol pump in Sector 10 were stolen on Thursday night An organized racket, involving JCB operators and impersonators claiming to be representatives of the central telecommunication agency, BSNL, is believed to be behind the theft of 16 quintal underground wires, police […]