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How Tamil Nadu Village's Only Graduate Helps As Schools Shut Amid Covid

How Tamil Nadu Village's Only Graduate Helps As Schools Shut Amid Covid

Asian News International | Friday June 18, 2021, Coimbatore

Sandhya, the first and only graduate of Chinnampathy tribal village in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, has stepped up to fill up the educational void in the lives of children caused by the shutting down of schools due to the COVID-induced lockdown.

22-Year-Old Designs App To Fight COVID-19 In Rajasthan

22-Year-Old Designs App To Fight COVID-19 In Rajasthan

Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Friday June 18, 2021, Jaipur

The "Corona Kavach Saathi" app makes it easy to collect data of suspected coronavirus cases, isolate them and then begin treatment. Early identification is one of the key steps to stop the spread of the virus.

Woman, Lover Arrested For Killing Her Husband In Maharashtra's Thane: Police

Woman, Lover Arrested For Killing Her Husband In Maharashtra's Thane: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday June 18, 2021, Thane

A woman and her paramour have been arrested along with one more person at Dombivli in Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly killing her husband, police said on Friday.

Part Of Vacant Building Collapses In Maharashtra's Thane, Nobody Hurt

Part Of Vacant Building Collapses In Maharashtra's Thane, Nobody Hurt

Press Trust of India | Friday June 18, 2021, Thane

Some part of a vacant 30-year-old building in Wagle Estate area of Maharashtra's Thane city caved in early on Friday, although nobody was injured in the incident as it had already been sealed by the authorities, civic officials said.

Conditions Unfavourable For Advance Of Monsoon In Delhi, Northwest India: Report

Conditions Unfavourable For Advance Of Monsoon In Delhi, Northwest India: Report

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Conditions are not favourable for the further advancement of monsoon into Rajasthan, some parts of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi till the last week of June, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

Rain Brings Respite From Heat In Delhi, Showers Likely On Friday

Rain Brings Respite From Heat In Delhi, Showers Likely On Friday

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

A short spell of rain lashed several parts of the national capital on Thursday providing respite from the hot weather to the residents.

Household Heating, Cooking Behind 40% Of Delhi's Pollution: Study

Household Heating, Cooking Behind 40% Of Delhi's Pollution: Study

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Household heating and cooking accounted for 40 per cent of Delhi's PM 2.5 pollution in December 2020 and January 2021, according to a new study.

158 New Covid Cases In Delhi, Lowest Positivity Rate Since February 16

158 New Covid Cases In Delhi, Lowest Positivity Rate Since February 16

Edited by Darshit Singh | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The national capital recorded 158 new COVID-19 cases and 10 fatalities on Thursday while the positivity rate dropped to 0.2 per cent, the lowest since February 16, according to a health department bulletin.

Eyes Of 3 Children Infected With Black Fungus Removed In Mumbai

Eyes Of 3 Children Infected With Black Fungus Removed In Mumbai

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday June 17, 2021, Mumbai

Three children infected with Black Fungus had to go through surgery to remove an eye each in Mumbai. Mucormycosis or Black Fungus cases in children are a worrying sign, say doctors.

12 Cops Injured In UP As Protest Against Road Crash Death Turns Violent; 43 Arrested

12 Cops Injured In UP As Protest Against Road Crash Death Turns Violent; 43 Arrested

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, Unnao (UP)

Twelve police personnel were injured when people protesting over the death of two motorcycle riders in an accident pelted stones at them near a village, officials said on Thursday.

Heavy Rain In Bengal, Downpour In Kolkata Leaves Roads Waterlogged

Heavy Rain In Bengal, Downpour In Kolkata Leaves Roads Waterlogged

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, Kolkata

Several low-lying areas and thoroughfares in Kolkaya lay inundated today as heavy rain continued to lash parts of Bengal, with the weather department predicting more downpour over the next three days.

Man Kills 6-Year-Old Son, Wife, Dumps Bodies In Well In Rajasthan: Police

Man Kills 6-Year-Old Son, Wife, Dumps Bodies In Well In Rajasthan: Police

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, Kota (Rajasthan)

A 28-year-old man, believed to be an alcoholic, allegedly killed his wife and six-year-old son and then dumped their bodies in a well at their agriculture field in Jhalawar district, police said on Thursday.

Chandigarh Boy, 16, Raises Rs. 7 Lakh For COVID-19 Patients

Chandigarh Boy, 16, Raises Rs. 7 Lakh For COVID-19 Patients

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali | Thursday June 17, 2021, Chandigarh

As second wave of COVID-19 hit our country, it certainly has highlighted the much-needed reform in the healthcare sector.

Delhi Police Plea Against Bail For 3 Activists In Supreme Court Tomorrow

Delhi Police Plea Against Bail For 3 Activists In Supreme Court Tomorrow

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a Delhi Police plea against the High Court decision to grant bail for activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, who were arrested in May last year over alleged links to the Delhi riots.

Ex-Mumbai Police "Encounter Specialist" Arrested In Ambani Bomb Scare Case

Ex-Mumbai Police "Encounter Specialist" Arrested In Ambani Bomb Scare Case

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Thursday June 17, 2021, Mumbai

The NIA on Thursday arrested former Mumbai Police 'encounter specialist' Pradeep Sharma in connection with the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare investigation