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Kanwar yatra can be much riskier than Kumbh: Experts | India News

DEHRADUN: As Uttarakhand considers the possibility of allowing the annual kanwar yatra, experts have cautioned against it, expressing concerns that the fortnight-long pilgrimage could be “five times more likely to be a superspreader event” than the Kumbh festival that took place in Haridwar in April. According to experts, the risk of spread of Covid-19 infection …

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Kumbh scam: Company got nod for tests without documents | India News

HARIDWAR: Initial investigation in the Maha Kumbh Covid-19 testing scam has indicated that the mela health department allowed Max Corporate Services, the firm accused of conducting over one lakh fake tests, to come on board even though it did not have valid documents. This was revealed by Haridwar district magistrate (DM) C Ravishankar to TOI …

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Multiple factors led to the exit of U’khand ex-CM Tirath Rawat | India News

DEHRADUN: Although Tirath Singh Rawat tendered his resignation ostensibly to ward off a constitutional crisis since there was difficulty in him getting elected through a bypoll, sources say there were other factors which may have led to his exit. The spate of controversial remarks given by him soon after taking over had made many in …

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SIT lens now on Uttarakhand CMO in Kumbh scam | India News

DEHRADUN/ HARIDWAR: The special investigation team probing the fake Covid testing scam during the Kumbh mela in Uttarakhand is also probing the role of Haridwar chief medical officer (CMO) Dr SK Jha under whose watch the tests were conducted by the contracted agencies, report Ishita Mishra and MS Nawaz. Incidentally, Jha is the complainant in …

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