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LIVE News Updates: Sensex tumbles 870 points to close at 49,159; Nifty slumps 229 points to 14,637
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05 Apr 2021, 4:03 PM

Sensex tumbles 870.51 points to close at 49,159.32; Nifty slumps 229.55 points to 14,637.80

05 Apr 2021, 3:49 PM

Accelerate inoculation drive in India first before sending COVID-19 vaccines outside: AAP

The AAP questioned the Centre for sending COVID-19 vaccines across the world instead of further accelerating the inoculation drive within the country, claiming it will take at least 15 years to vaccinate the entire population of India at this rate.

05 Apr 2021, 3:09 PM

Harsh Vardhan to chair a meeting tomorrow over surge in COVID-19 cases

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to chair a meeting tomorrow over surge in COVID-19 cases; health ministers of 11 states & UTs to attend the meet: Sources

05 Apr 2021, 2:26 PM

99 students, 23 staff members of elite Himachal school test positive

At least 99 students and 23 staff members of an elite residential public school in Himachal Pradesh's Dalhousie resort in Chamba district have been tested positive for coronavirus, officials said.

05 Apr 2021, 2:18 PM

Negative COVID report now mandatory to enter Rajasthan

People coming from outside the state need to mandatorily produce their RT-PCR report not older than 72 hrs. If they don't,they'll be placed in 14-day home isolation. If they don't follow protocols in home isolation,they'll be sent to institutional quarantine: Rajasthan Health Min

05 Apr 2021, 1:59 PM

80 students found Covid positive in 48 hours in Bihar

A total of 80 students have been found coronavirus positive in the last 48 hours in Bihar.

05 Apr 2021, 1:53 PM

SC asks Central govt to consider convene meeting of selection committee for appointment of a regular CBI director

Supreme Court asks Central govt to consider convening the meeting of the selection committee comprising Chief Justice of India, PM & Leader of Opposition (LoP) before May 2 for appointment of a regular CBI director

05 Apr 2021, 1:36 PM

Maha minister Shankarrao Gadakh tests positive for coronavirus

Maharashtra minister Shankarrao Gadakh on Monday said he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

05 Apr 2021, 1:33 PM

Punjab: One dead, 10 injured & hospitalised after the lintel of a factory collapsed in Ludhiana

Punjab: One dead, 10 injured & hospitalised after the lintel of a factory collapsed in Giaspura Daba, Ludhiana today. 36 people have been rescued till now. NDRF, SDRF, Police, and district administration are present at the spot and carrying out rescue & relief operation.

05 Apr 2021, 1:16 PM

I will win Bengal on one leg and in the future, will get victory in Delhi on two legs, says Mamata

BJP,can't you find a local candidate to contest elections? They don't have locals, all their people are borrowed from either TMC or CPM. They're sprinkling money like water from a hosepipe. They who can't say Sonar Bangla properly,can't rule Bengal: WB CM in Debanandapur, Hooghly

What was the need for an eight-phase election? It was done by BJP Mandal. Given the present situation (COVID), shouldn't they have wrapped up the election within a short period of time?: West Bengal CM and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee in Debanandapur, Hooghly

I will win Bengal on one leg and in the future, will get victory in Delhi on two legs: West Bengal CM and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee in Debanandapur, Hooghly

05 Apr 2021, 12:33 PM

Actor Vicky Kaushal says he has tested positive for COVID-19; isolates himself at home.

05 Apr 2021, 11:48 AM

9 students test positive for COVID-19 at Arya Kanya Gurukul in Rajinder Nagar

Delhi: Nine students have tested positive for COVID-19 at Arya Kanya Gurukul in Rajinder Nagar. The school has been closed till further orders.

05 Apr 2021, 11:44 AM

Bomb squad and dog squad present at National Media Centre , after a suspicious object was found outside

Bomb squad and dog squad present at the spot, after a suspicious object was found outside National Media Centre in New Delhi today

05 Apr 2021, 11:28 AM

Kartik Aaryan tests negative for COVID-19

Actor Kartik Aaryan on Monday said he has tested negative for COVID-19 and will soon resume work. The 30-year-old actor had shared his coronavirus diagnosis on March 22, two days after he walked the ramp for designer Manish Malhotra at the FDCI X Lakme Fashion Week here.

05 Apr 2021, 11:20 AM

Bhumi Pednekar tests positive for COVID-19

05 Apr 2021, 11:05 AM

Home Minister Amit Shah and CM Bhupesh Baghel lay wreath at coffins of 14 security personnel

Chhattisgarh: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel lay wreath at the coffins of 14 security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack, in Jagdalpur.

05 Apr 2021, 10:35 AM

Amid increasing COVID cases, Ludhiana district administration sets up RT-PCR test kiosks

Punjab: Amid increasing COVID cases, Ludhiana district administration sets up RT-PCR test kiosks; launches vaccination vans "200 vaccination vans will be set up soon. Besides, we've mobile teams conducting RT-PCR tests of people seen without masks", says the Civil Surgeon

05 Apr 2021, 10:09 AM

Akshay Kumar hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19

Actor Akshay Kumar says he has been hospitalised as a 'precautionary measure under medical advice'. He tested positive for the disease on Sunday.

05 Apr 2021, 9:58 AM

Our Jawans are not cannon fodder to be martyred at will, says Rahul Gandhi

If there was no intelligence failure then a 1:1 death ratio means it was a poorly designed and incompetently executed operation. Our Jawans are not cannon fodder to be martyred at will, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

05 Apr 2021, 9:57 AM

Ajaz Khan, who was arrested by NCB in a drug case, test positive for COVID-19

Actor Ajaz Khan, who was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drug case, has tested positive for COVID-19. He is being shifted to a hospital. The officer involved in this probe will also undergo COVID test: NCB

05 Apr 2021, 9:49 AM

Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Katiyar takes over as new commander of Mathura-based One Strike Corps

Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Katiyar has taken over as the new commander of Mathura-based One Strike Corps. The Corps is responsible for offensive operations along both Pakistan and China borders.

05 Apr 2021, 9:45 AM

Maha: 6,077 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 17 more deaths

Thane has reported6,077 new cases of coronavirus, taking the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 3,38,743, an official said on Monday.

05 Apr 2021, 9:40 AM

Yogi Adityanath receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine here and appealed to all those eligible to get inoculated.

05 Apr 2021, 9:36 AM

J&K: One Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) terrorist was arrested with 1 pistol

In a joint operation by SOG & Jammu Police, one Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) terrorist was arrested with 1 pistol, 8 rounds and cash worth Rs 1.13 lakhs in Kotli Jhajjar area of Jammu, around 7 pm yesterday. Case has been registered: Jammu & Kashmir Police

05 Apr 2021, 9:28 AM

Sensex tumbles 410.21 pts to 49,619.62 in opening session; Nifty declines 114.25 pts to 14,753.10

05 Apr 2021, 9:27 AM

India crosses 1-lakh mark in daily Coronavirus cases for the first time

India reports 1,03,558 new COVID-19 cases, 52,847 discharges, and 478 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,25,89,067 Total recoveries: 1,16,82,136 Active cases: 7,41,830 Death toll: 1,65,101 Total vaccination: 7,91,05,163

05 Apr 2021, 9:05 AM

Maharashtra: Crowd seen at Dadar Vegetable Market in Mumbai this morning.

Maharashtra: Crowd seen at Dadar Vegetable Market in Mumbai this morning. Mumbai reported 11,163 new COVID-19 cases & 25 deaths yesterday. State govt has imposed Section 144 of CrPC between 7 am & 8 pm, banning gathering of more than 5 people at a place.

05 Apr 2021, 8:18 AM

Over 65 students test positive for COVID-19 at Rajasthan’s IIT-Jodhpur

65-70 students have tested positive so far at Rajasthan's IIT Jodhpur. Of which 55-60 active cases. No serious case. Block G3 on campus declared a micro-containment zone. Most of positive students travelled from Chandigarh, Gujarat & Jaipur: Deputy CMHO P Singh (04.04)

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