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Haryana allows gathering of 500 in open spaces

Gurugram, Nov. 28 -- The Haryana government on Saturday relaxed norms for open gatherings and allowed up to 500 people in open spaces, subject to strict observance of Covid-19 protocols. The directio... Read More


HC upholds right to dissent while rejecting book ban plea

New Delhi, Nov. 28 -- The right to dissent is the essence of a vibrant democracy, the Delhi high court said in its order dismissing a plea to ban Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book. The freedom to... Read More


2 from South Africa test Covid +ve amid Omicron concerns

Bengaluru, Nov. 28 -- Two travellers from South Africa have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Bengaluru and their samples have been sent for genome sequencing to determine the ... Read More


Woman raped, killed in Kurla, 2 held: Cops

Mumbai, Nov. 28 -- Two people have been arrested for the rape and murder of a young woman whose decomposed body was found on the terrace of a vacant residential building in Kurla, Mumbai police said. ... Read More


'Accused used ghost firms to sell drug'

Bhopal, Nov. 28 -- A drug peddling gang arrested by the Madhya Pradesh police on November 13 had opened ten firms on the e-commerce site Amazon to sell prohibited drug marijuana under the guise of ste... Read More


Dhakoli youth killed, friend left with fractured leg in hit-and-run

Mohali, Nov. 28 -- Out for a walk in wee hours, a 21-year-old youth was killed while his friend sustained injuries after being hit by an unidentified vehicle at Dhakoli, police said on Saturday. The ... Read More


Rs.50K relief to Covid victims' kin

Chandigarh, Nov. 28 -- The Chandigarh administration on Saturday announced Rs.50,000 ex gratia assistance to each of the families of residents who died due toCovid-19. As many as 820 Chandigarh reside... Read More


Protesting teacher climbs mobile tower

Chandigarh, Nov. 28 -- Protesting against being put on probation and subsequent salary cut, an elementary teacher from Barnala on Saturday climbed atop a mobile tower at the Punjab MLA Hostel in Secto... Read More


Another theft from car after smashing glass

Chandigarh, Nov. 28 -- Adding to a spree of similar crimes in Chandigarh this month, thieves fled with items kept in a car after smashing its rear windshield at the main market in Manimajra, police sa... Read More


A breather as tricity's daily tally drops to single digit after 6 days

Chandigarh, Nov. 28 -- After staying in double digits for six straight days, the tricity's Covid-19 tally dropped to eight on Saturday. Chandigarh led with five new cases, followed by two in Panchkul... Read More