Saturday, May 30 2020 | Time 08:13 Hrs(IST)
  • 16 officials among 136 police personnel infected with corona in Thane
  • BJP corporator passes away in Thane
  • UNSC extends sanctions on south Sudan for 1 more year - Resolution
  • Maha Govt to provide insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh to all employees engaged in combating coronavirus
  • 52 more corona cases witnessed in Aurangabad
  • War against COVID-19: MP’s death toll touches 334
  • Sevan fresh corona cases identified in Jalna
  • Trump issues entry ban for China’s researchers, post-Grad students with military ties
  • 37 more corona cases identified in Nashik
  • Trump says US "terminating" relationship with World Health Organization
  • Six fresh cases of corona detected in Parbhani
  • Assam COVID count breaches 1000-mark with massive spike of 177 new cases
  • Maha Minister Mushrif takes dig at LoP Fadnavis
States


G D Agrawal passes away on 112th day of fast for Ganga

G D Agrawal passes away on 112th day of fast for Ganga

Dehradun, Oct 11 (UNI) Environmentalist Prof G D Agrawal, on hunger strike for the Ganga in Kankhal-Haridwar, for 111 days passed away Thursday afternoon at AIIMS, Rishikesh, following cardiac arrest.

The IIT professor-turned-sanyaasi ( known as Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand) was brought to the hospital by authorities yesterday from the venue of his fast following decline in his condition.

Associates of Prof Agrawal present at the hospital said, the 87-year old Ganga warrior suffered cardiac arrest and breathed his last around 1300hrs but the doctors declared him dead late this afternoon after suspense for more than three hours.

Earlier this morning, doctors administered him potassium and drip to give 500 ML IV fluid.

Agrawal, an acclaimed river activist, who earlier headed Civil Engineering department at IIT Kanpur and served as the first member secretary of the Central Pollution Control Board, had in his will bequeathed his body to AIIMS Rishikesh.

UNI SS RP1735

More News

ACB officials arrests a private official for demanding bribe of RS 10,000

30 May 2020 | 6:17 AM

Sangli, Maharashtra, May 29 (UNI) Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) official Sangli division today arrested a private official for demanding bribe of Rs 10,000 to dispose a complaint against complainant on his agri land.

see more..

30 May 2020 | 5:56 AM

Meanwhile a report from neighbouring Nashik district said that, about 144 police personnel, who contracted coronavirus while on duty in Malegaon, have overcome the deadly disease.

see more..

16 officials among 136 police personnel infected with corona in Thane

30 May 2020 | 5:26 AM

Thane, May 30 (UNI) Altogether 136 police personnel, including 15 officials, of the Thane Police Commissionerate have been tested positive for COVID19 so far.

see more..

BJP corporator passes away in Thane

30 May 2020 | 5:02 AM

Thane, May 30 (UNI) A 45-year-old corporator of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Thane Municipal Corporation died in the city, the party sources said.

see more..

Maha Govt to provide insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh to all employees engaged in combating coronavirus

30 May 2020 | 4:46 AM

Aurangabad/ Mumbai, May 30 (UNI) The Maharashtra government will provide insurance cover of Rs.50 lakh to all kinds of employees who are working to tackle the corona crisis in the state, announced Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar.

see more..