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Commercial establishments warned on COVID-19 norms in Chennai

Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIONAL. Commercial establishments warned on COVID norms in Chennai.  The Chennai corporation has warned shops and other commercial establishments that they will be forced to shut down if COVID-19 norms are violated. The corporation has pressed into service the monitoring committees which it had constituted during the ...

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Maharashtra: Mattress-making factory used discarded face masks instead of cotton; probe on

Image Source : PTI Mattress-making factory used discarded face masks instead of cotton; probe on A mattress-making factory in Maharashtra was busted for using discarded masks to stuff products. According to a report with NDTV, the incident was reported from the Jalgaon district of the state, where the factory used ...

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Karnataka RTC workers strike enters 6th day, bus services continue to be hit

Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIONAL. Bus services continue to be hit in Karnataka.  Bus services were hampered for the sixth consecutive day in Karnataka, as the strike by the employees of the road transport corporations on wage related issues continued on Monday. With a stalemate between the government and employees of ...

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Odisha cinema halls sealed for flouting COVID-19 norms

Image Source : PTI Odisha cinema halls sealed for flouting COVID-19 norms  The police sealed two cinema halls in Paralakhemundi in Odisha’s Gajapati district for violating COVID guidelines and two others for not renewing the licence, in the last two days, said Achyutananda Jani, Additional Tahasildar and Executive Magistrate Paralakhemundi. ...

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6-year-old shuns birthday party, promotes blood donation in Maharashtra’s Palghar

Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIONAL. Girl shuns birthday party to promote blood donation in Maharashtra.  In a noble gesture, a six-year-old girl in Maharashtra’s Palghar decided not to celebrate her birthday and rather encouraged her family members to donate blood on the occasion to prevent its shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Containment operations sub-optimal in Maharashtra districts: Central teams

Image Source : PTI Containment operations sub-optimal in Maharashtra districts: Central teams The Central teams deputed in Maharashtra to coordinate the response to the coronavirus pandemic have observed that containment operations were sub-optimal in Satara, Sangli and Aurangabad districts, says a report sent by the Centre to the state government. ...

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