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Covid in cities: Ahmedabad has highest CFR, Mumbai deaths/m

IndiaTimes Friday, 19 June 2020 ()
Ahmedabad has the highest case fatality rate and Mumbai the highest number of cases and deaths per million among the country’s nine largest megapolises, but the growth of cases and deaths over the last fortnight has been sharpest in Bangalore, Chennai and Delhi
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News video: COVID: Tamil Nadu reports highest single-day spike with 2532 cases

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COVID-19 cases continue to surge in India. Tamil Nadu reported highest single-day spike of 2532 coronavirus cases with 53 deaths. National capital recorded fresh 3000 cases, taking the total number of cases to 59,746. Death toll rose to 2175 after 63 deaths were reported today, meanwhile recoveries...

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Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Metropolis in Gujarat, India

Water level increases in Shetrunji river after heavy rainfall in Junagadh [Video]

Water level increases in Shetrunji river after heavy rainfall in Junagadh

Due to heavy rainfall in Junagadh, water level has been increased in Shetrunji River on July 05. The highway road from Somnath to Una has also been closed. Porbandar recorded 10 inches, Dwarka 12, Junagadh and Gir Somnath districts recoded 5 to 3 inches rainfall. Indian Meteorological Centre in Ahmedabad has forecasted heavy rainfall in the area for next 24 hours.

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Watch: Heavy rain triggers flood-like situation in several areas of Dwarka [Video]

Watch: Heavy rain triggers flood-like situation in several areas of Dwarka

Heavy rain with thundershowers triggered flood-like situation in several areas of Dwarka in the state of Gujarat. The district recorded heavy rain with thundershowers leading of flooding in several areas. Indian Meteorological Centre in Ahmedabad has forecast moderate rain and thundershowers across Gujarat over the next four days.

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Flights from Delhi, 5 other cities can’t land in Kolkata

The civil aviation ministry has announced suspension of flights to Kolkata from six cities with a high incidence of Covid-19, including Delhi and Mumbai, with..
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Taj Mahal to remain shut after COVID cases soar in Agra [Video]

Taj Mahal to remain shut after COVID cases soar in Agra

: In the view of current COVID-19 situation in Agra, historical monuments like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Akbar tomb and others to remain closed until further orders as they fall in 'buffer zone' areas. Over 55 new COVID infections were reported in past four days, according to District Magistrate of Agra. Earlier, Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel announced that all monuments can be reopened with complete precautions from July 6 onwards, amid relaxations in the COVID-19 lockdown.

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21 states/UTs have higher recovery rate than national average

The Covid-19 recovery rate in 21 states and Union Territories (UTs), including Delhi, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, was higher than the national average of 60.77%,..
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Sawan 2020: Devotees performs 'Jal-abhishek' to lord Shiva amid COVID-19 [Video]

Sawan 2020: Devotees performs 'Jal-abhishek' to lord Shiva amid COVID-19

Devotees performed 'Jal-abhishek' to lord Shiva on first Monday of the month of 'sawan'amid COVID-19 pandemic. Temple authority disinfecting the premises regularly. Devotees and priest were seen wearing masks.

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Mumbai Mumbai Megacity in Maharashtra, India

Indian Coast Guard rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai [Video]

Indian Coast Guard rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai

Indian Coast Guard rescued six Sri Lankan fishermen by a merchant vessel YM Summit from 170 nautical miles east of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. The rescue operation was coordinated by Indian Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of Mumbai and Chennai on July 05 morning. The merchant vessel was on her way to Visakhapatnam when she sighted a capsized fishing boat with six survivors atop, at about 07:15 am on 05 Jul 2020, approximately 170 nautical miles east of Chennai. The master transmitted the information to MRCC, Mumbai which was timely shared with MRCC, Chennai for further coordination. MRCC Chennai coordinated with the vessel for safe rescue of the survivors. The six survivors are identified as natives of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. They were reportedly stranded and adrift at sea, braving the vagaries of rough weather for four days. MRCC, Chennai further, coordinated with the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission, Chennai and MRCC Colombo to verify the credentials and arranging for their safe return to home.

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Mumbai top cop meets CM hours after transfer of DCPs revoked

Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh called on Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday, hours after the state government revoked the home..
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Trees uprooted in Mumbai due to incessant rainfall [Video]

Trees uprooted in Mumbai due to incessant rainfall

Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds lashed Mumbai on July 05 leaving trees uprooted near the Bandra in Mumbai. Despite several warnings issued by Mumbai Police, people were also seen at sea shore. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) also issued high tide warning and has requested people to stay away from the seashore.

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Rough sea worries fishermen in Mumbai's Colaba [Video]

Rough sea worries fishermen in Mumbai's Colaba

Fishermen living at the coast in Mumbai's Colaba seek help from local administration fearing water-logging in their houses due to incessant rainfall. High tides were also witnessed today at the coast. A local said, "From past 3 days it's raining heavily. We're scared for our safety; we live in low lying areas. Admin should help us." Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had issued high tide warning and has requested people to stay away from the seashore.

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Bangalore Bangalore Capital of Karnataka, India

Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari [Video]

Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana's Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to move to tier-2 and tier-3 cities which already have skilled manpower, giving reason that industrialisation has peaked in tier-1 cities like Delhi and Mumbai. "Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru have reached their saturation (in industrialisation).You can go to tier-II/tier-III cities, where skilled manpower is already available," said Nitin Gadkari.

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Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai for next 2 days, orange alert issued: IMD [Video]

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai for next 2 days, orange alert issued: IMD

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana's Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to move to tier-2 and tier-3 cities which already have skilled manpower, giving reason that industrialisation has peaked in tier-1 cities like Delhi and Mumbai. "Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru have reached their saturation (in industrialisation).You can go to tier-II/tier-III cities, where skilled manpower is already available," said Nitin Gadkari.

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Giant Bengal monitor lizard rescued in Bengaluru [Video]

Giant Bengal monitor lizard rescued in Bengaluru

A giant Bengal monitor lizard was rescued on June 30 in Bengaluru's Gangamma Circle. The reptile was rescued by the forest department. With the help of a forest official, the lizard was later released in the wilderness.

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Chennai Chennai Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India

COVID-19: Lockdown to be eased in Chennai from Monday

Earlier, the state government announced a 12-hour strict lockdown in four cities on June 19 in Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpattu.Currently, the..
DNA
Tamil filmmaker turned grocery seller helps needy in Chennai [Video]

Tamil filmmaker turned grocery seller helps needy in Chennai

Coronavirus and lockdown have impacted lives on all fronts. Amid the crisis, Tamil film director Anand turned into a grocery shop owner. Due to crisis, his several projects have been put on hold. The director is now selling essentials in relatively lesser cost to people in order to ease their lives. In the past, director Anand has worked in films like Mouna Mazhai, Oru Mazhai Naangu Saaral.

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Delhi Delhi Megacity and union territory of India, containing the national capital

Devotees flock to Delhi's Bankhandi Mahadev Temple on 1st Monday of 'Sawan' month [Video]

Devotees flock to Delhi's Bankhandi Mahadev Temple on 1st Monday of 'Sawan' month

Prayers were offered at Bankhandi Mahadev Temple in Delhi's Chandni Chowk on the first Monday of 'sawan' month. Precautionary measures are being taken by temple authorities in view of COVID spread. Sawan, the fifth month in Hindu calendar, is dedicated to Lord Shiva and considered to be the most auspicious month of the year. It is believed that on 'sawan ke somwar' (Mondays falling in the month of Shravan), devotees observe a special fast and visit Shiva temples.

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Devotees' temp check, barricading, sanitisation: How Delhi's Gauri Shankar Temple is prepared for Sawan Somwar

At Gauri Shankar Temple in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, the temperature of devotees is being checked with a thermometer gun, as a precautionary measure that has become..
DNA
India Now Has The Third Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases In The World [Video]

India Now Has The Third Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases In The World

India just moved up a step on a list no country wants to be on. According to Business Insider, India on Sunday surpassed Russia in its number of new novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases. India's total number of cases is now 697,836, compared to Russia's 681,251. India is now behind the United States, in the top spot, and Brazil. The hotspot is India's capital, Delhi, which leads the country in new COVID-19 cases.

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