Maharashtra reports first Zika virus case in Pune: Symptoms, prevention, cure – all you need to know

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The first Zika virus infection case in Maharashtra has been reported from the Pune district. However, Dr Pradip Awate, Maharashtra’s Surveillance Officer, told news agency ANI that the infection in the patient is mild.

“First case of Zika virus has been reported from Belsar village in Pune. The infection in the patient is mild and no other member of his family has developed any symptom of the infection. This infection does not need specific treatment,” Dr Awate

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‘Bachelorette on a yacht in Capri, wedding at Tirupati’: Janhvi Kapoor dishes out her dream wedding plans

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Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor, 24, who has delivered only four films so far, is one of the few Bollywood actresses who is already clear-headed about what she wants for her dream wedding.

In an interview with Peacock Magazine, Janhvi said that she’d want to have her bachelorette party on a yacht in Capri, while her wedding will take place at Tirupati. Besides that, she would want her mehndi and sangeet to take place at a house in

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Thane: 42-year-old man’s body found in car in Bhiwandi; murder suspected

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The body of a 42-year-old man was found in a car in Maharashtra’s Thane district and the police suspect it to be a case of murder, an official said on Monday.

Some passersby found the man lying motionless in the car at Mankoli junction in Bhiwandi area on Sunday and alerted the police, the official from the city police control room said.

The police rushed to the spot and sent the body for postmortem, the official said, adding that

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Sensex rises by over 311 pts to 52,898 in opening session; Nifty jumps 93.35 pts

Sensex rises by over 311 points to 52,898 in opening session; Nifty jumps 93.35 points to 15,856.

PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2021 09:28 AM IST

Sensex rises by over 311 points to 52,898 in opening session; Nifty jumps 93.35 points to 15,856.

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India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Struggle to Sell Doses to Private Hospitals

Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers in India are finding it difficult to sell vaccines to private hospitals and have stockpiles lying around that are part of the 25% quota allocated for private hospitals since the new regulations took effect, according to sources.

In a recent review meeting between the manufacturers and government officials, Indian Covid-19 vaccine makers raised concerns over placing orders using the CoWIN portal, the sources added.

The government had rolled out new centralised vaccination policy from June 21. According

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Gold Price Today Sees Huge Drop, Rate Below Rs 48,000 Again. Good Time to Invest?

Gold price in India saw huge drop on the fist day of this week, tracking the global peers. On the Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX), August gold contracts tanked 0.13 per cent to Rs 47,940 for 10 grams at 0905 hours. Silver was trading plat on Monday. The precious metal was up by 0.03 per cent to Rs 67,870. In the international market, gold prices edged lower on Monday. Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,809.21 per ounce by 0137 GMT. Prices retreated

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Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a positive opening for indices despite mixed Asian cues

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Trends on SGX Nifty indicate a positive opening for the inde with a 89 points gain. The Nifty futures were trading at 15,863 on the Singaporean Exchange around 7.30 AM.

The markets could open higher, despite mixed Asian markets today and despite negative US markets on Friday, said Deepak Jasani, Head of Retail Research, HDFC Securities.

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Horoscope Today, August 2, 2021: From Aries to Pisces, Know How Your Day Will Turn Out on Monday

Being in Leo season means a bump in the status of one and all in so many ways. Love life, social standing and even financial position, signs will shine in each sector. While hosting Venus in Virgo, it is likely that people feel a rise in their practical, analytical side. Aries, Virgo and Sagittarius need to focus on changes at the workplace. Gemini, Scorpio, Cancer and Pisces may be busy dealing with challenges in personal relationships. Taurus, Capricorn and Aquarius

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Maharashtra’s first Zika virus patient in Pune was also infected with Chikungunya

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Maharashtra has reported its first Zika virus infection at a village in Pune, said Dr Pradip Awate, Maharashtra’s Surveillance Officer.

However, the infection in the patient is mild, he told ANI.

“First case of Zika virus has been reported from Belsar village in Pune. The infection in the patient is mild and no other member of his family has developed any symptom of the infection. This infection does not need specific treatment,” Dr Awate said in an interview with

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With 100,000 Daily Cases, Onset of Covid Third Wave Likely This Month, May Peak in Oct, Say Researchers

A study by a group of researchers led by Mathukumalli Vidyasagar and Manindra Agrawal at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Hyderabad and Kanpur have predicted that India is likely to witness another rise in Covid-19 cases as soon as August with the third wave peaking with less than 100,000 infections a day in the best-case scenario or nearly 150,000 in the worst scenario.

The body of researchers noted that the surge in Covid-19 cases will push the third

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Mumbai: Latest updates on August 2

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Mumbai and MMR cases 

Mumbai reported 328 new cases and 10 deaths, which raised the overall case-load to 7,35,107 and the count of fatalities to 15,899, the department said in a statement.

Mumbai division reported 998 cases during the day and 17 deaths, taking the tally to 16,41,493 and the toll to 34,365.

Maharashtra sees 6,479 new COVID-19 cases, 157 deaths, 4,110 recoveries

Maharashtra on Sunday reported 6,479 fresh COVID-19 cases and 157 fatalities, taking the tally … Continue Reading

Maharashtra govt sets 36-month target for Worli chawl revamp redevelopment

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Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has set an ambitious target – that of the completion of redevelopment of BDD Chawls at Worli in south-central Mumbai in 36 months. This was announced on Sunday, on the occasion of the foundation stone-laying ceremony by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar. For the Shiv Sena-led MVA government, the function was to showcase its commitment to provide free homes in the heart of the Mumbai to the ‘Marathi Manoos’ in

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Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE Updates: Houses to Assemble After Another Week of Washout, Oppn May Continue Tirade

Parliament LIVE | TThe Upper and Lower Houses of the Parliament will assemble on Monday to take up business after a week of a washout due to vociferous protests over the Pegasus spying row and the three new farm laws. Two bills were introduced before House proceedings were adjourned for the day amid continued opposition protests on Friday.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on Monday make a statement regarding the status of implementation of the recommendations contained in the

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Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Onset of Third Wave Likely in August, May Peak in Oct, Says Report; 7.5% Spurt in Cases in India After 11 Months of Steady Decline

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India may witness a rise in Covid-19 cases as soon as August with the third wave peaking with less than 100,000 infections a day in the best-case scenario or nearly 150,000 in the worst scenario, researchers have said. Researchers led by Mathukumalli Vidyasagar and Manindra Agrawal at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Hyderabad and Kanpur have also noted that the surge in Covid-19 cases will push the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which

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Guiding Light by Sadhguru: Yoga is not an exercise

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Treating yoga as an exercise form, or even comparing yoga to some other exercise system, is completely out of context. When we talk about fitness, it can be of many kinds for different requirements. For example, a wrestler needs one kind of fitness. A labourer on the street needs another kind of fitness. An executive needs a different level of fitness. An athlete needs another kind of fitness. Fitness is not the same for everyone. Just building muscle and

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PM Modi to launch ‘futuristic digital payment solution’ e-RUPI today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch e-RUPI, a person and purpose-specific digital payment solution via video conferencing. “Digital technology is transforming lives in a major way and is furthering ‘Ease of Living.’ At 4:30 PM tomorrow, 2nd August, will launch e-RUPI, a futuristic digital payment solution which offers several benefits for its users,” Modi said in a tweet on Sunday.

PM also said that among the benefits of e-RUPI are cashless and contactless digital payment, connecting service sponsors

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Today’s Panchang: Check out the Tithi, Shubh Muhurat, Moon Sign, and Name Letter for New born for August 2, 2021

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Today is Monday 2 August 2021, Tithi Navami till 10:27 thereafter Dashami Purnimant month is Shravan and Amavasyant month is Ashadha. Sun is in Cancer and Moon remains in Taurus.

New born baby Moonsign will be Taurus. Nakshatra will be Kritika till 22:42 thereafter Rohini. Today’s new born baby name word as per Moonsign will start from I, U, E, O. The lucky number will be 6. Calm and quietly achieve their goals. Intelligent and diplomatic. Also

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Square To Buy Installment Payment Firm Afterpay In $29B Deal

Digital payments company Square Inc. says it has agreed to acquire Afterpay, which provides a buy now, pay later option for merchants, in an all-stock deal valued at about $29 billion.

Square said Sunday it has agreed to buy all of the Australian companys shares, and that the transactions estimated value is based on last Friday’s closing price of Square common stock.

San Francisco-based Square, which processes credit card transactions via devices that plug into mobile devices like tablets or

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Venugopal Dhoot moves NCLAT against Twin Star order

Videocon Group promoter Venugopal Dhoot approached an appeals court against a June insolvency tribunal order that cleared the resolution plan of Vedanta group firm Twin Star Technologies.

Dhoot listed three respondents in his petition filed at the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Saturday—Videocon Group resolution professional Abhijit Guhathakurta, the committee of creditors (CoC) and Twin Star Technologies. A copy of the petition has been reviewed by Mint.

At a December vote, over 95% of lenders backed Twin Star’s

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Realty, agri help labour market recover from second wave

The labour market seems to have recovered from the devastating impact of the pandemic’s second wave with the unemployment rate falling and the labour force participation rate (LFPR) and employment rate improving by the end of July.

The revival was, however, primarily driven by the farm and real estate sectors. Mining and manufacturing sectors, in contrast, shed millions of jobs, while employment data in the services sector has stayed largely unchanged, showed monthly data accessed on Sunday from the Centre

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