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AAP worker in Gujarat nabbed for posting fake message about death of PM on Facebook, granted bail

Vadodara, Apr 3 (UNI) A worker of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Vadodara city of Gujarat who had allegedly posted fake message and morphed photos claiming sudden death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media Facebook was arrested by the police.
Police said that BJP's youth wing worker Yogesh Jaisinh Parmar had seen the post on the Facebook in the late night of April 1. "There were morphed pictures of Mr Modi. He got shocked and put on the television to confirm it only to realize that it was someone's mischief and informed the police," police said.
The cyber cell of the crime branch of Vadodara Police nabbed AAP activist Ghanshyam Parmar who had allegedly posted it.
According to police, during interrogation, he accepted that he was an AAP worker and had downloaded photo of PM from the internet and later edited and morphed it using pics art app and posted it. He had written in Gujarati at the post that the beloved prime minister had suddenly died, police said.
A local court however granted him bail on Tuesday. The accused claimed that he had done so with an intention to April fool his friends.
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30 more COVID-19 cases detected in Goa, tally goes up to 196

05 Jun 2020 | 9:36 PM

Panaji, Jun 5 (UNI) The number of COVID 19 cases continued to increase in Goa as 30 persons tested positive for the deadly virus taking the total tally of confirmed cases in the state to 196.

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Maha: Another murder rocks Nagpur

05 Jun 2020 | 9:03 PM

Nagpur, Jun 5 (UNI) Another youth was stoned to death by some miscreants near Hardas Ghat under jurisdiction of New Kamptee police station in Maharashtra's Nagpur city on Friday , sources said.

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Goa Governor writes to CM urging appropriate austerity measures in state

05 Jun 2020 | 8:55 PM

Panaji, Jun 5 (UNI) Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik has written to the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant requesting him to adopt appropriate austerity measures in the state economy and reduce the wasteful expenditure so that more resources are made available for battling COVID 19 and bringing the economy back on the track.
In a letter, the Governor has said that the spread of pandemic COVID-19 had thrown various challenges before the state which were never faced before.
"The pandemic has dented the economy severely. In the prevailing scenario, it becomes imperative for the state to bring in greater economy in the expenses and set an example. The need of the hour is to make available greater resources towards COVID – 19 relief measures and for reviving economy," he said.

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Maha Govt directs its employees to be present once in week

05 Jun 2020 | 8:37 PM

Mumbai, Jun 5 (UNI) The Maharashtra government on Friday issued a directive making it mandatory for the government employees to be present in office once a week during the COVID-19 lockdown, failing which they will have to face salary cut.

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Heavy rainfall likely in Sub-Himalayan West Bengal in next 24 hours

Heavy rainfall likely in Sub-Himalayan West Bengal in next 24 hours

05 Jun 2020 | 7:58 PM

Pune, Jun 5 (UNI) Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of central Arabian Sea, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, southwest & eastcentral Bay of Bengal, entire southeast Bay of Bengal and some stretches of westcentral Bay of Bengal during next 2 days, forecast the India Meteorological Department today.

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