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Doctor who risked his life offering oxygen support to save elderly patient, on path to COVID-19 recovery

Doctor who risked his life offering oxygen support to save elderly patient, on path to COVID-19 recovery

Sanket was taken off ECMO support on Tuesday and his lungs with 40% oxygen support are able to sustain oxygenation at 100% oxygen saturation. 

Sep 23, 2020, 19:20 PM IST
Heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, public transport services hit; BMC declares holiday

Heavy rainfall lashes Mumbai, public transport services hit; BMC declares holiday

Heavy overnight rainfall lashed the Mumbai city causing waterlogging in many parts of the metropolis on Wednesday, prompting disruption of road and rail traffic. Rains across the island city and the

Sep 23, 2020, 09:15 AM IST
MDMA pills from France worth Rs 4 lakh with derogatory sign ‘ACAB’ seized in Chennai

MDMA pills from France worth Rs 4 lakh with derogatory sign ‘ACAB’ seized in Chennai

The seized tablets contain around 250mg of MDMA which is a very high dose.

Sep 22, 2020, 19:44 PM IST
NIA takes over investigation of Bengaluru riots that took place in August

NIA takes over investigation of Bengaluru riots that took place in August

An NIA team headed by an IG-rank officer is camping at Bengaluru in connection with the investigation of these cases.

Sep 22, 2020, 17:28 PM IST
NIA court grants transit remand to 6 Al Qaeda terrorists arrested in West Bengal

NIA court grants transit remand to 6 Al Qaeda terrorists arrested in West Bengal

The six arrested persons suspected to be Al Qaeda terrorists were produced before the NIA Special Court in Kolkata.

Sep 20, 2020, 00:26 AM IST
Indian Railways allows 10 per cent of private banks staff to travel in Mumbai locals

Indian Railways allows 10 per cent of private banks staff to travel in Mumbai locals

The Western Railway also said that they are increasing daily suburban special services from 350 to 500 from September 21 to ensure social distancing and contain overcrowding amid COVID-19 outbreak.  

Sep 20, 2020, 00:04 AM IST
NIA court convicts two more accused in Burdwan blast case, awards 7-year jail term

NIA court convicts two more accused in Burdwan blast case, awards 7-year jail term

The case pertains to a powerful bomb (IED) blast that took place on the first floor of a house in the busy Khagragarh locality of Burdwan district of West Bengal on October 2, 2014. 

Sep 15, 2020, 19:47 PM IST
Madras High Court seeks Tamil Nadu govt's response over possible ban on online gambling, violent games

Madras High Court seeks Tamil Nadu govt's response over possible ban on online gambling, violent games

The case has been adjourned for September 29 for the State Government to file their response. 

Sep 15, 2020, 18:59 PM IST
Psychotropic drugs worth over Rs 12 lakh seized by Chennai Air Customs

Psychotropic drugs worth over Rs 12 lakh seized by Chennai Air Customs

These drugs are psychotropic substances falling under Schedule ‘X’ & ‘H’ of Drug and Cosmetic Rule 1945 and are also covered under the NDPS Act, 1985. 

Sep 15, 2020, 18:41 PM IST
CBI registers case against Mumbai-based private company after SBI alleges Rs 338.52 crore loss

CBI registers case against Mumbai-based private company after SBI alleges Rs 338.52 crore loss

Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused and company in Mumbai which led to the recovery of incriminating documents.

Sep 15, 2020, 00:33 AM IST
Two peddlers including Nigerian arrested worth Rs 13 lakh drugs in Bengaluru

Two peddlers including Nigerian arrested worth Rs 13 lakh drugs in Bengaluru

Police have recently intensified its crackdown on drug traffickers and peddlers after the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested three persons from Kerala in the city with a huge consignment.

Sep 07, 2020, 23:39 PM IST
Police arrests 3 for taking photos of women, making lewd comments in Kolkata restaurant

Police arrests 3 for taking photos of women, making lewd comments in Kolkata restaurant

"When protested, the three allegedly attacked the women and outraged the modesty of the complainant," the officer said, adding that CCTV footage of the restaurant is being checked.

Sep 07, 2020, 23:33 PM IST
Two fake Indian currency note smugglers sentenced to four years in jail by NIA special court in Kolkata

Two fake Indian currency note smugglers sentenced to four years in jail by NIA special court in Kolkata

During the investigation, it was revealed that the accused had hatched a criminal conspiracy for procuring and circulating fake Indian currency notes in India. 

Sep 05, 2020, 18:59 PM IST
MDMA pills, crystals worth Rs 7 lakhs seized at Chennai Airport

MDMA pills, crystals worth Rs 7 lakhs seized at Chennai Airport

"Total 215 MDMA pills and 7 grams of MDMA crystals valued at Rs 7 lakhs were recovered and seized under the NDPS Act, 1985," read the official statement.

Sep 02, 2020, 19:18 PM IST
Driver of app-based cab apprehended for molesting woman passenger in Kolkata

Driver of app-based cab apprehended for molesting woman passenger in Kolkata

Both the woman and the driver were taken to Garfa police station and the man was arrested after a formal complaint was lodged against him.

Aug 24, 2020, 16:21 PM IST
Woman found living with father's body for three days in Kolkata

Woman found living with father's body for three days in Kolkata

Body of the deceased was sent for post mortem and a probe has been started into the matter.

Aug 19, 2020, 23:05 PM IST
Bengaluru violence: CCB arrests PA of former Mayor Sampath Raj

Bengaluru violence: CCB arrests PA of former Mayor Sampath Raj

The violence in DJ Halli and adjoining areas on August 11 night was unleashed by hundreds of people over a purportedly inflammatory social media post allegedly put out by P Naveen, a relative of

Aug 19, 2020, 21:50 PM IST
NIA arrests Islamic State Khorasan Province case accused in Bengaluru

NIA arrests Islamic State Khorasan Province case accused in Bengaluru

This case was initially registered by Delhi Police Special Cell in March 2020, after the arrest of a Kashmiri couple namely Jahanzaib Sami Wani and his wife Hina Bashir Beigh from Okhla Vihar, Jamia

Aug 18, 2020, 16:50 PM IST
Durga idol in Kolkata sports silver mask, holds sanitisers to send message on COVID-19

Durga idol in Kolkata sports silver mask, holds sanitisers to send message on COVID-19

Traditionally, Khuti puja is performed on a wooden frame on which the clay idol is built and is usually performed on Ulta Rath Puja but this year it was delayed due to coronavirus.

Aug 17, 2020, 16:05 PM IST
Social media fake followers racket: Chtrbox CEO Pranay Swaroop reportedly has 30,000 clients

Social media fake followers racket: Chtrbox CEO Pranay Swaroop reportedly has 30,000 clients

Chtrbox is one of the leading social media influencers marketing company which was also accused of leaking private data of as many as 49 million Instagram users in 2019.

Jul 25, 2020, 18:18 PM IST