Chandigarh’s Covid cases shoot up to 23
As many as 23 people tested positive in Chandigarh on Thursday, highest in three months.
It was on February 26 last that the city had recorded 25 infections, following which their number crossed the 20 mark only once on May 11, when 22 people were found infected.
The new cases were reported from Sectors 8, 11, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 44, 48 and 38 (West), Daria, Khuda Lahora, Manimajra and PGIMER campus.
Mohali and Panchkula recorded three and four cases, respectively. Now, 94 people are infected with the virus in the UT, 44 in Mohali and 25 in Panchkula.
A 32-year-old man working in a multinational IT company based in Hinjewadi was arrested for allegedly raping a 22-year-old colleague at his residence on two occasions. The incidents took place on June 6 and June 10 this year. The accused called the complainant at his residence to complete office work on June 6. On 25 June, again the accused called her to his apartment. However, this time, she decided to lodge a police complaint.
The palkhis of Sant Tukaram Maharaj and Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj graced Pune after two years. Devotees share their experiences regarding police arrangement, civic facilities, traffic situation and security measures as thousands of warkaris and faithful take part in the annual pilgrimage. Police go the extra mile I felt depressed for the two years that I could not meet 'Mauli' who is my saviour. I am now overjoyed that Wari is happening this year.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BJP leader Yogi Adityanath on Sunday hailed the party's 'double engine' government as it breached the Samajwadi Party bastions, the Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha seats, for which byelections were held on June 23. He further credited the leadership of the saffron party, its dedicated 'karyakartas', and thanked the people of Rampur.
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday grabbed two keys seats from the Samajwadi Party in the by-elections held in Azamgarh and Rampur. In Azamgarh, an SP bastion, BJP candidate Dinesh Lal Yadav 'Nirahua' won againsNirahua'sis nearest rival, Dharmendra Yadav of the Akhilesh Yadav-led party. Nirahua is said to have left for BJP's Ghyanshyam Singh Lodhi wrested the Rampur parliamentary seat from Mohd Asim Raja by more than 42,000 votes.
Bihar education minister, Vijay Kumar Choudhary, on Saturday reviewed the ongoing appointment of assistant professors in seriously understaffed state universities and asked the Bihar state university service commission (BSUSC) to complete the exercise latest by December 31, 2022 by focusing on subjects having higher number of vacancies. The commission became functional in 2019 with the appointment of Dr Rajvardhan Azad as its first chairman and completed its three-year term.