Maha Nashik sees 2417 new COVID-19 cases two fatalities \
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Maha Nashik sees 2417 new COVID-19 cases two fatalities

20-Jan-2022
Nashik Jan 20 PTI With the addition of 2417 new cases of COVID-19 the tally of infections in Maharashtras Nashik district rose to 441495 on Thursday an official said At least 1691 patients were discharged from hospitals while two died of the infection during the day taking the count of recoveries to 417893 and the toll to 8775 he said Of the total number of cases reported in the district so far 252073 were detected in Nashik city 164970 in other parts of the district 13279 in Malegaon and 7257 patients were from outside the district the administration said There are currently 14827 patients undergoing treatment in the district the official added PTI COR ARU ARU
20-Jan-2022 National
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Fix fair rent to Anna Nagar Club HC tells TNHB \
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Fix fair rent to Anna Nagar Club HC tells TNHB

20-Jan-2022
Chennai Jan 20 PTI The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Housing Board TNHB to complete within 30 days the exercise of fixing a fair rent and calculate the arrears of rent and communicate the same to the Anna Nagar Tower Club at downtown Anna Nagar hereJustice S M Subramaniam gave the direction while disposing of on Wednesday a writ petition from the Club by its secretary E Ravichandran challenging an order dated June 9 2016 of the Executive Engineer of the TNHBThe order claimed that Rs 5225 lakh remained towards arrears of rent as on June 2016The judge directed the petitioner-club to settle the arrears of rent to the Board within four weeks In the event of failure the Housing Board can initiate all appropriate actions to evict the petitioner-club from the premises and recover all dues compensations and penalty etc by following the procedures as contemplated under law the judge addedThe petitioner stated that the club had paid a substantial sum of Rs 20 lakh by way of arrears of rent But still the Board was demanding the arrears of rent Hence the present petition in 2016The judge pointed out that the June 2016 communication cannot be construed as a cause for filing this writ petition The Board had demanded payment of rental arrears and the representations submitted by the petitioner were considered and the petitioner-club was treated as a defaulter and therefore was liable for penal actionThis Court is of the opinion that the petitioner being a Club are bound to follow the bye-laws approved by the competent authority and also abide by the terms and conditions of the allotment issued by the TNHB In the event of any violation the Board is competent to initiate action for eviction This being the factum established the Board is directed to ascertain the arrears of rent as of now and further consider whether the rent fixed is in commensuration with the actual market rental value prevailing in that locality or notAll appropriate actions to be initiated to fix the fair rent and collect the arrears of rent from the petitioner-Club and in the event of failure all appropriate actions are to be initiated including eviction of the petitioner-Club from the premises the judge saidIn the event of any violation or otherwise the competent authorities of the Registration Department is empowered to initiate action for cancellation of registration of the petitioner-Club and it is needless to state that the jurisdictional police authorities are also empowered to monitor the activities of the petitioner-Club and if any irregularity or illegality is identified then immediate actions are to be initiated in the manner known to law In the event of initiation of any action the intimation must be provided to the Registration Department as well as TNHB for all appropriate actions the judge added PTI COR VGN ROH ROH
20-Jan-2022 National
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Maha Boat carrying women labourers capsizes in river one dead \
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Maha Boat carrying women labourers capsizes in river one dead

20-Jan-2022
Nagpur Jan 20 PTI A 30-year-old woman drowned after a boat carrying a group of farm labourers capsized in a river in Maharashtras Nagpur district on Thursday police said The incident took place around 10 am when a group of women boarded the boat in Aam river under Veltur police station to go to work at a cotton field an official said Geeta Ramdas Nimbarte drowned after the boat capsized midway while five others are undergoing treatment at a hospital he said On being alerted personnel from Veltur police station rushed to the spot and fished out the deceased womans body and rushed the others to a hospital the official said Two of the victims have been referred to the government medical college and hospital in Nagpur for further treatment he said adding that the incident is being probed PTI COR ARU ARU
20-Jan-2022 National
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Prisoner dies in Nagpur hospital during treatment \
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Prisoner dies in Nagpur hospital during treatment

20-Jan-2022
Nagpur Jan 19 PTI A 59-year-old prisoner undergoing life imprisonment at the Central Jail in Nagpur died during treatment at a government hospital in the city a police official said on WednesdayThe deceased Gopal Bhauraoji Tarar was a native of Hingna in Nagpur district and sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in a criminal case he saidTarars health started deteriorating in the jail on Sunday and as per advice of the prisons Chief Medical Officer he was admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital GMCH where he died on Monday the official saidHe however did not elaborate on the cause of the convicts deathOn the basis of information given by Jail Superintendent A M Kumre the Dhantoli police registered a case of accidental death A magisterial inquiry would be soon conducted in the matter the official said PTI COR RSY RSY
20-Jan-2022 National
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Maha Nashik sees 2999 new COVID-19 cases administration closes tourist spots \
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Maha Nashik sees 2999 new COVID-19 cases administration closes tourist spots

19-Jan-2022
Nashik Jan 19 PTI With the addition of 2999 new cases of coronavirus the tally of infections in Maharashtras Nashik district reached 439078 on Wednesday an official said As many as 1654 patients were discharged from hospitals while one died of the infection during the day taking the count of recoveries to 416 202 and the toll stood at 8773 the official said At least 14103 patients were currently undergoing treatment in the district he said Of the total number of cases reported so far 250304 were from Nashik city 164505 from other parts of the district 13217 from Malegaon and 7136 patients were from outside the district it was stated Meanwhile in light of the rise in infections the administration has issued an order to shut all tourist spots in the district an official saidThe administration has closed Brahmagiri and Anjaneri mountains Dugarwadi waterfall Harihar Pahine Salher Bhaskar and Ramshej forts and dams including Bhavali Vaitarana and Gangapur to tourists he saidThe concerned departments have been directed to implement curfew rules and guidelines preventing gathering and assemblies in these areas Collector Suraj Mandhare stated in the order PTI COR ARU ARU
19-Jan-2022 National
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Woman charred to death as bus catches fire in Surat \
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Woman charred to death as bus catches fire in Surat

19-Jan-2022
Surat Jan 18 PTI A woman was charred to death while a man received severe burn injuries after the private luxury bus in which they were travelling caught fire and exploded in Gujarats Surat city on Tuesday night said officialsThe incident took place in the Varachha area of the cityPrimary investigations revealed there were around 15 passengers in the bus when it caught fire which spread quickly in the vehicle said Chief Fire Officer of Surat Basant PareekWhile all other passengers managed to alight in time a woman and a man got stuck in the burning bus While the woman was charred to death the man who suffered severe burn injuries was somehow pulled out of the bus by some people said PareekAccording to locals there were very few passengers in the bus when it started its journey towards Bhavnagar from the Katargam areaWhen it reached Hirabaug Circle at around 930 pm to take more passengers the bus was engulfed in flames after a sudden spark followed by a blast said PareekWe believe a spark in the engine area started the blaze The fire spread after it caused an explosion in the AC compressor of the vehicle Due to presence of foam and other synthetic materials in the bus the fire spread very quickly the officer said PTI COR PJT RSY RSY
19-Jan-2022 National
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Nagpur man ends life after killing wife 2 children \
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Nagpur man ends life after killing wife 2 children

19-Jan-2022
Nagpur Jan 18 PTI A 40-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and two minor children by stabbing them and then committed suicide at his rented house in Nagpur police said on TuesdayThe reason for the murders and suicide was not yet known they saidThe man identified by the police as Madan Agrawal and his wife Kiran 33 were staying in the house in the Jaripatka area with their 10-year-old son and daughter aged fiveAdditional commissioner of police North Region Navinchandra Reddy said Agrawal was operating a food stall near Dayanand ParkHis house was seized by bank recently after he failed to pay loan and the family shifted to a rented home in November last year he saidAnother official said the incident came to light on Tuesday at around 330 pm when a friend of Agrawal went to the house but got no response despite repeated knocks on the doorThe man broke open the door with the help of neighbours and found Agrawals children and wife lying in a pool of blood in the bedroom and his friends body hanging from the ceiling fan he saidThe police suspect the murders and suicide took place in the intervening night of Monday and TuesdayThe official said it appears Agrawal first stabbed to death his wife and children and later hanged himselfNo suicide note was recovered from the spot he added PTI COR RSY RSY
19-Jan-2022 National
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Two sanitation workers die while cleaning sewer in Surat \
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Two sanitation workers die while cleaning sewer in Surat

18-Jan-2022
Surat Jan 18 PTI Two sanitation workers who were relatives died after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning a sewer of a residential building in the Chalthan area of Surat district of Gujarat police said on TuesdayThe deceased were identified by the police as Pramod Teji 30 and his brother-in-law Vishal Pol 38 both natives of Rajasthan and currently living in Palsana near Surat cityThe duo was hired by the management of a residential building in Chalthan to clean the underground sewer line on Monday said Police Sub Inspector of Kadodara-GIDC police station of Surat Rural SM PatelMinutes after entering the sewer system in the evening both of them got unconscious due to toxic fumes Upon learning about the incident locals somehow pulled them out and called the ambulance Though they were rushed to a nearby hospital they were declared dead on arrival by doctors said PatelPolice have lodged an accidental death case and initiated an investigation the officer said PTI COR PJT RSY RSY
18-Jan-2022 National
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Gutkha tobacco products worth Rs 427 lakh seized in Navi Mumbai seven held \
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Gutkha tobacco products worth Rs 427 lakh seized in Navi Mumbai seven held

18-Jan-2022
Thane Jan 18 PTI The Navi Mumbai police seized banned gutkha and tobacco products worth Rs 4272 lakh and arrested seven persons in this connection an official said on Tuesday Based on a tip-off the police intercepted four tempos coming out of an automobile showroom in Mhape MIDC area on January 15 police commissioner Bipin Kumar Singh said Banned gutkha products were found in one of the tempos and on interrogation the driver revealed that the stock was being moved from Mhape he said The police subsequently raided a godown in the MIDC area and found banned products in three more tempos the official said The police with the help of the FDA officials seized gutkha and scented tobacco worth Rs 4272 lakh he said An offence under relevant sections of the IPC and Food Safety and Standards rules has been registered against the accused with the Rabale MIDC police station the official said The police have arrested Israr Ahmed Niaz Ahmed Shaikh 45 Suraj Harish Thakkar 41 Sastu Sameth Yadav 34 Nitin Baburao Kasbe 49 Nouruddin Ali Shoukat Sayyed 26 Mohammad Nafiz Rafique Shaikh 34 and Pawankumar Pannalal Srivastav 27 he added PTI COR ARU ARU
18-Jan-2022 National
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Gas tanker collides with truck on Mumbai-Nashik route traffic held up for five hours \
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Gas tanker collides with truck on Mumbai-Nashik route traffic held up for five hours

18-Jan-2022
Thane Jan 18 PTI A collision between a gas tanker and truck resulted in a traffic snarl on Mumbai-Nashik bypass road in Maharashtras Thane district in the early hours of Tuesday a civic official said Local firemen personnel from the disaster management cell and traffic police rushed to the spot and the vehicular movement was affected for five hours the official said The incident took place around 330 am when a gas tanker collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction at Mankoli said Santosh Kadam chief of the regional disaster management cell RDMC Drivers of both the vehicles were injured and rushed to a local hospital where they were undergoing treatment he said Deputy Commissioner of Police Traffic Balasaheb Patil said the highway has been since been cleared for traffic and the vehicular movement was restored PTI COR ARU ARU
18-Jan-2022 National
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