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People burst firecrackers as they celebrate Diwali, at Vashi, on October 24. (HT PHOTO)

Mumbai witnesses highest Diwali burns in five years

Navi Mumbai: The National Burns Centre, Airoli, received at least 25 cases of burning within three days of Diwali, the highest in five years. The extent of injuries is between 10% to 40% burns. Around 12 cases among the 25 were of children and the maximum cases were of cracker bursts. “Diya burns are dangerous too,” said Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr Sunil Keswani, from National Burns Centre.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the participants of Jaipur Mahakhel via video conferencing from New Delhi, on Sunday. (PTI)

PM discloses reason behind naming millets as 'Sri Anna' in Karnataka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday revealed the rationale behind terming millets as 'Sri Anna' as announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech. Addressing a public rally in Tumakuru district, he said this name has been picked up from Karnataka where the millets are called 'Siri Dhaanya', which is a colloquial way of saying 'Sri Dhaanya'.

The Foundation also said that the Adiyogi statue, which was inaugurated on January 15, is located 31 km away from Nandi Hills.

Isha foundation rejects reports on receiving funds from Karnataka for project

Isha Foundation on Monday clarified that it has not received any funds or land from the Karnataka government for its project in Chikkaballapura district. It condemned the false information being spread regarding the 100 crore budget allocated by the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai headed government towards state ecological activities with emphasis on soil conservation to the forest department. ALSO READ 112-foot tall Adi Yogi statue unveiled in Karnataka.

The court has directed the Sector-34 SHO to register an FIR and submit a compliance report by February 28. (iStock Photo)

Diploma instead of degree: Chandigarh court says no FIR after parties compromise

A local court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against a Sector-34 institute for duping a student of 2.9 lakh by issuing a diploma instead of the promised degree. The order came on the plea of a resident of Patiala, Shivam Malhotra, who had approached OXL Enterprises, Sector 34, in 2012 for a degree in animation and multimedia through their OXL School of Multimedia.

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