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As Delhi grapples with dipping temperature, IMD likely to declare cold wave in city

The weather department also said the month of November this year is expected to be the coldest in the last four to five years

COVID-19 War Room to come up in national capital to keep eye on city's fight against virus. (PTI Photo)

COVID-19 war room in Delhi to track city's fight against virus

The new strategic facility will cover aspects such as testing, bed strength, medical equipment and containment zones

AAP minister Gopal Rai inaugurating the Green War Room

Delhi gets a 'Green' war room in its fight against pollution

The minister said a 10-member team has been set up to monitor the levels of primary pollutants

 Police seize illegal fire-crackers from a shop in Gorakhpur, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (PTI)

Total ban on sale, use of firecrackers in Delhi from midnight

The direction will apply to all cities and towns where the average of ambient air quality during November fell under the 'poor' category

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Around 60 paramedical staff of Delhi prisons dept vaccinated against COVID-19 so far

The vaccination will help boost the morale of the jail officials and security forces personnel

Mumbai

Smoke rises from City Central Mall after fire broke out in it, in Mumbai, Friday, October 23, 2020. (PTI)

Mumbai Central mall fire under control, 3,500 evacuated from adjacent tower

The fire brigade evacuated around 3500 people residing in a building adjacent to City Centre Mall which caught a huge Level-5 fire

People buy firecrackers despite the government urging public to restrain from bursting crackers during Diwali festival in view of current COVID-19 status, in Thane district, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (PTI)

Mumbai civic body bans firecrackers, fireworks ahead of Diwali

However, BMC has permitted the use of 'mild' crackers on Laxmi Pujan, saying people can use 'anar' and fulzadi within their private premises

corona frontline workers. (PTI)

Mumbai sero survey: 27 per cent health workers have developed COVID-19 antibodies

The BMC had conducted the second round of sero-survey along with other organisations in the second half of August

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COVID-19 in India: BMC puts curbs on mass Chhath Puja celebration in Mumbai

The festival dedicated to the Sun god will be celebrated on Friday and Saturday

Kolkata

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy

Mukul Roy booked for taking bribe, moves Calcutta HC for anticipatory bail

Sources claimed that he played a crucial role behind the recent induction of a group of Tollywood actors into the BJP.

The Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kolkata is a central government institution.

Bengal to turn two big hospitals into corona facilities

Together they will add 2300 beds to the war against corona

BJP MP of Barrackpore Arjun Singh (Photo: ANI)

BJP MP suffers head injuries, claims police attacked him

The Barrackpore police commissioner led a large contingent of force to bring the situation under control.

 Cyclone Amphan toll rises to 85 in Bengal; protests over electric, water supply. (PTI Photo)

Cyclone Amphan death toll rises to 85 in Bengal, residents protest over basic needs

People in various parts of Kolkata staged protests and blockades since Friday night demanding immediate resumption of power and water supply

West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Senior govt doc dies in state, CM tweets tribute

The doctor died at a private hospital in Salt Lake at 1.30 am on Sunday

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Kapil, who had acquaintance with Raj and offered help to get him out on bail and took Rs 60 lakh through a hawala agent.

Pune-based businessman arrested for cheating man held in Explosive Substances Act case

The complainant Raj Kumar, a city-based businessman who deals in explosives was arrested by the RGI Airport police in 2019

Supriya Sule

Pawar buries hatchet with Patil, seeks support for Sule

NCP MLA Supriya Sule is contesting from the Baramati Lok Sabha constituency.

 The nearly 20-foot tall wall, a portion of which collapsed, is on the way to the highest point of the fort.

Hyderabad rains: Another wall collapse in Golconda Fort

The incident follows the one on Thursday when a wall of the Quilashapur fort of Sarvai Papanna in Jangaon district came down

A man takes a nap under a tree in a closed commercial street after a lockdown was reimposed as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai. AFP Photo

Garment MSMEs to Tamil Nadu: Don’t even think of extending lockdown

Over 400 MSME's in garment exports urge CM not to extend lockdown