PM To Interact With Healthcare Workers, Vaccine Beneficiaries In Goa Tomorrow

<!– –> PM Modi will interact with Goa’s healthcare workers and vaccine beneficiaries tomorrow New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of COVID-19 vaccination programme in Goa on Saturday via video conferencing after the state completed 100 per cent first dose coverage for its adult population. In a statement, the PM’s Office said that the efforts undertaken by the state government that resulted in the successful vaccination coverage include organisation of successive “Tika Utsavs” for community mobilisation and grassroot outreach, targeted vaccination for priority…

Almost 90 Per Cent of Mumbai Has COVID-19 Antibodies: Survey

<!– –> Yesterday Mumbai reported 446 new Covid cases and two deaths (File) Mumbai: 87 per cent of people in the Greater Mumbai area have COVID-19 antibodies – meaning they have been exposed to the coronavirus at least once – according to the results of a sero-survey conducted between August 12 and September 9 in anticipation of a third wave of infections. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the city’s civic body, has warned people that estimated sero-prevalence levels do not necessarily indicate high protection levels. Scientists continue to emphasise the use…

Two Metro Stations On Delhi-Haryana Border Closed

<!– –> Two Delhi Metro stations near Tikri border with Haryana were closed owing to security reasons. New Delhi: Two Delhi Metro stations near Tikri border with Haryana, one of the sites of the ongoing farmers’ protests, were on Friday closed owing to security reasons, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said. The two stations in Haryana — Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City — fall on the Green Line of the network. The DMRC tweeted to alert commuters: “Security Update Entry/exit for Pandit Shree Ram Sharma and Bahadurgarh City…

Under-Construction Flyover Collapses In Mumbai’s Bandra, 14 Injured

<!– –> The under-construction flyover collapsed at about 4.40am. At least 14 people were injured after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Bandra Kurla Complex in Maharashtra’s Mumbai today. The injured were taken to the VN Desai Hospital and their condition is stable, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. The flyover collapsed at about 4.40am. Visuals shared by news agency ANI showed police personnel and fire departments on the spot as the rescue work is underway. #WATCH | Nine people sustained minor injuries & were taken to a nearby…

Executive Lounge With Recliners, Wifi Services Opens At Delhi Station

<!– –> This new lounge has been set up on the first floor of Platform No. 1 of New Delhi Railway Station New Delhi: To offer an enhanced travel experience to railway passengers, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday opened a new world-class executive lounge at New Delhi Railway Station. This new lounge has been set up on the first floor of Platform No. 1 of New Delhi Railway Station and gives an exclusive experience of the train journey. Talking about this new lounge, IRCTC PRO,…

Man, Son Found With Throats Slit Inside Own Home: Ghaziabad Police

<!– –> The police said a case has been registered against unidentified persons (Representational) Ghaziabad: A furniture manufacturer and his son were found lying in a pool of blood with their throats slit in Ghaziabad, the police said Thursday. The incident took place on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, they said, adding that a case has been registered against unidentified persons. The victims – Naeem-Ul-Hasan and his son Ovesh – were alone in their home the night of the incident and they were allegedly attacked with knives, senior…

Tattoo On Chopped Arm Helps Identify Murder Victim: Mumbai Cops

<!– –> Police teams were sent to Thane, Raigad, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai to probe the case. (Representational) Thane: Days after the body parts of an unidentified man were found dumped in Navi Mumbai, police have identified the victim with the help of a tattoo on his chopped arm, and also arrested the accused for the murder, a senior official said on Thursday. The accused, Sumitkumar Harishkumar Chouhan (27), had brutally killed Ravindra Ramesh Mandotiya (30), and chopped his body parts before dumping them a few days back, he said.…

Court Frames Charges Against 5 For Setting Man On Fire During Delhi Riots

<!– –> The judge noted that there was a delay in recording the statement of public witnesses (Representational) New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday framed charges of murder and arson against five accused for allegedly setting a man on fire inside the Ramlila Ground during last year’s riots, to which they have pleaded not guilty and claimed trial. As per Delhi Police, five men shot Mohd Anwar and set him on fire inside Ramlila Ground opposite his house in Delhi’s Karawal Nagar area, as he was from a “different…

One Killed, 2 Injured In Fire At Unit In Pune Industrial Area

<!– –> Eight fire brigade vehicles were the rushed to the spot, officials said. Pune: One person was killed and two others were injured after a fire broke out at a small unit involved in making cake firework candles at an industrial estate in Maharashtra’s Pune district on Thursday, officials said. According to fire brigade officials, they got a call at 10.20 am about the blaze at the unit located in Bhau industrial area on Sinhagad Road. Eight fire brigade vehicles were the rushed to the spot, they said, adding…

Fire At Factory In Delhi’s Mayapuri, No Casualities Reported

<!– –> Fire broke out in a factory in the Mayapuri area of Delhi. New Delhi: A fire broke out on Thursday in a factory in the Mayapuri area of Delhi. According to the fire department, a call was received at around 9.30 am and 22 fire tenders immediately rushed to the spot. “A call was received at around 09.30 hours regarding a fire in a factory at Mayapuri Phase 2, C-61, near DD motors,” said the fire department. As per preliminary information, the factory was a car bumper production…