LIVE News Updates: Sensex nosedives 1,708 points amid massive selloff; Nifty plunges below 14,350

Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted 1,708 points on Monday following an across-the-board selloff as spiking COVID-19 cases in the country spooked investors.

LIVE News Updates: Sensex nosedives 1,708 points amid massive selloff; Nifty plunges below 14,350
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12 Apr 2021, 4:18 PM

Sensex nosedives 1,708 pts amid massive selloff; Nifty plunges below 14,350

Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted 1,708 points on Monday following an across-the-board selloff as spiking COVID-19 cases in the country spooked investors.

12 Apr 2021, 3:41 PM

Subject Expert Committee approves Dr Reddy's application for emergency use authorisation to Sputnik V: Sources

12 Apr 2021, 3:20 PM

Maharashtra postpones State Board Exams

Given the current COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra, we’ve postponed state board exams for class 10th & 12th. Class 12th exams will be held by end of May, while 10th standard exams will be in June. Fresh dates will be announced accordingly: Maharashtra Education Minister

We'll also be writing to the CBSE, ICSE, IB, Cambridge boards, requesting them to reconsider their exams dates: Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad

12 Apr 2021, 2:23 PM

Delhi Court reserves order on bail plea of Deep Sidhu, arrested in connection with 26th Jan violence

Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of Deep Sidhu, arrested in connection with 26th January violence at Red Fort. The court sets April 15 for pronouncing the order or any clarification, if required, on the bail plea of Deep Sidhu.

12 Apr 2021, 2:13 PM

BMC will operationalise 1100 additional DCHC/DCH COVID beds including 125 ICUs in next 7 days: BMC

12 Apr 2021, 1:02 PM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal held a review meeting over COVID-19 situation today

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal held a review meeting over COVID-19 situation today. He directed that the number of beds be increased in hospitals. It was also decided that many government and private hospitals will be made fully COVID hospitals once again

Held review meeting. We are taking several steps to increase beds in both pvt and govt sectors. Urge everyone to cooperate. Please follow COVID protocols. Don’t rush to hospital unless necessary. Go and vaccinate if you are eligible: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
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12 Apr 2021, 12:35 PM

We're not satisfied with govt's policy, says Gujarat HC over COVID-19 situation

Gujarat HC hears suo motu PIL on COVID-19: HC says - We're not satisfied with govt's policy. Something needs to be corrected so that people can do something about this pandemic. Court also says that it will meet next on Thursday, 15th April to check what actions are taken by govt

12 Apr 2021, 11:38 AM

High Court of Gujarat begins hearing on suo motu PIL on the COVID-19 situation

High Court of Gujarat begins hearing on suo motu PIL on the COVID-19 situation in the state. Advocate General Kamal Trivedi says that it has become a fight between the people and Corona; he adds that he urges people to not rush for Remdisivir injection.

12 Apr 2021, 11:14 AM

15 new cases take COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 5,190

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,190 on Monday as 15 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

12 Apr 2021, 11:05 AM

One police officer from Mumbai, aged 54, has died after testing positive for COVID-19.

One police officer from Mumbai's Vakola Police Station, aged 54, has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was admitted at BKC jumbo Covid centre for treatment. 101 police personnel have died due to coronavirus so far: Mumbai Police

12 Apr 2021, 10:20 AM

Rupee slumps 24 paise to 74.97 against US dollar in early trade.

12 Apr 2021, 9:44 AM

India reports 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases, 75,086 discharges, & 904 deaths

India reports 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases, 75,086 discharges, & 904 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry

12 Apr 2021, 9:38 AM

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting today at 12 noon

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting today at 12 noon. 10,774 new cases and 48 deaths were reported in the national capital in the last 24 hours; case tally at 7,25,197

12 Apr 2021, 9:33 AM

Sensex plummets 1,108.73 pts to 48,482.59 in opening session

Sensex plummets 1,108.73 pts to 48,482.59 in opening session; Nifty tanks 337.45 pts to 14,497.40

12 Apr 2021, 9:28 AM

Maharashtra: 6,733 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 19 more deaths

Thane has added 6,733 new cases of coronavirus, raising the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 3,80,097, an official said on Monday.

12 Apr 2021, 9:15 AM

50% Supreme Court staff test positive, judges to work from home

Many staff members of the Supreme Court are believed to be infected with COVID-19 hence SC judges today will conduct hearings, from their respective residences: Supreme Court sources.

All the benches which are scheduled to sit at 10:30 am will sit at 11:30 am and those scheduled to sit at 11 am will sit at 12 noon in Supreme Court, today: Additional Registrar, DEU

12 Apr 2021, 8:52 AM

6.1-magnitude quake kills 8 in Indonesia

At least eight people were killed and 39 others injured when an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Java province, the National Disaster Management Agency said.

12 Apr 2021, 8:50 AM

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 135.8 million

The overall global COVID-19 caseload has topped 135.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.93 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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