EC likely to allow polls to 9 legislative council seats in Maharashtra | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission is likely to allow polls to be held to 9 legislative council seats in Maharashtra at the earliest, giving chief minister Uddhav Thackeray an opportunity to become an MLC within the six-month deadline for being elected to either Vidhan Sabha or Vidhan Parishad. The EC, sources said, will take a…

“I Never Visited Rishi Kapoor In Hospital”: Amitabh Bachchan Explains Why In Send-Off Post

Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor in a still from 102 Not Out. (courtesy zeeaflamtv) Highlights Rishi Kapoor died in a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday “He never ever lamented his condition,” wrote Big B “I never wanted to see distress on his smiling cherubic face,” he added New Delhi: The most comprehensive memorial of Rishi…

Coronavirus | Russian Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus and has told President Vladimir Putin he will self-isolate. First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov will temporarily perform Mr. Mishustin’s duties, but the prime minister said on Thursday that he would stay in touch on key issues. Also read: Cases in…

Coronavirus | U.K. to operate seven additional flights to evacuate stranded Brits from India

The United Kingdom on Thursday announced seven additional charter flights to bring home the over 2,000 British travellers stranded in India due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown. All the new flights are between Amritsar and London to cater to the thousands still stranded in Punjab, with a daily flight planned every day between May…

Chhattisgarh to quarantine migrants: Singh Deo | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI/RAIPUR: After the Centre decided to relax the norms for migrant workers to travel inter state and reach to their destinations, the Chhattisgarh government has made quarantine arrangements for asymptomatic people to the place nearest to their homes. Speaking to IANS, Chhattisgarh Health and Panchayati Raj Minister T.S. Singh Deo said, “The migrants should…

Oman orders firing of expats from state sector companies

In a dramatic development which is being closely studied here, the Gulf monarchy of Oman has asked all state-owned companies to fire expat workers and replace them with local Omanis. The order shows that the “Omanisation” campaign, which was launched during the rule of Sultan Qaboos who passed away on January 10, has intensified. Sources,…

“Remember Rishi Kapoor With A Smile, Not Tears,” Say Actor’s Family

Rishi Kapoor with his family, from Neetu’s Instagram (courtesy neetu54) Highlights “Family, friends, food and films remained his focus,” said the statement “He was grateful for the love of his fans,” it added “He remained determined to live to the fullest,” said the statement New Delhi: Rishi Kapoor “would like to be remembered with a…

Trump says he won’t extend social distancing guidelines, hopes to hold mass campaign rallies

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the federal government will not be extending its COVID-19 social distancing guidelines once they expire Thursday, and his son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, predicted that by July the country will be “really rocking” again. To underscore his confidence, Mr. Trump said he plans to resume out-of-state travel after spending more…

New estimates highlight need to step up the response to hepatitis D

Lyon, France, 29 April 2020 – In a study published in the Journal of Hepatology, 1 Professor Anna Maria Geretti and Dr Alexander Stockdale from the University of Liverpool (United Kingdom), in collaboration with researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), estimate that worldwide, hepatitis D…

Unpaid for a month, over 2,000 migrants attack cops in Hyderabad | India News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Barely hours before the Centre eased lockdown rules on Wednesday to let migrant workers return home, more than 2,000 angry labourers attacked private security and police at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) campus. They had been hired to work on a construction site inside the campus. The labourers were upset over being…

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