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Delhi High Court to hold only virtual hearings till April 23 in view of rising COVID-19 cases, Bar and Bench reported

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08 Apr 2021, 9:52 AM

India reports 1,26,789 new COVID-19 cases and 685 deaths

India reports 1,26,789 new COVID-19 cases, 59,258 discharges, and 685 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,29,28,574 Total recoveries: 1,18,51,393 Active cases: 9,10,319 Death toll: 16,68,62 Total vaccination: 9,01,98,673

08 Apr 2021, 7:59 PM

WHO rejects Serum Institute of India's proposal seeking extension of shelf-life of Covishield from 6 to 9 months: sources

08 Apr 2021, 7:59 PM

Delhi High Court to hold only virtual hearings till April 23 due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Delhi High Court to hold only virtual hearings till April 23 in view of rising COVID-19 cases, Bar and Bench reported.

08 Apr 2021, 7:37 PM

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray attends meeting of CMs with PM on COVID-19 situation

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar attend the meeting of Chief Ministers with PM Narendra Modi on the COVID19 situation in the country

08 Apr 2021, 7:30 PM

Delhi records 7,437 fresh positive cases and 24 deaths in the last 24 hours

Delhi records 7,437 fresh positive cases and 24 deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases at 23,181, case tally 6,98,005

08 Apr 2021, 6:26 PM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tests positive for COVID-19

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has tested positive for COVID-19, Hindustan Times reported

08 Apr 2021, 6:26 PM

Soldier kidnapped by Maoists after an ambush in Chhattisgarh released.

Soldier kidnapped by Maoists after an ambush in Chhattisgarh released, NDTV reported

08 Apr 2021, 6:18 PM

Sachin Tendulkar discharged from hospital after recovering from COVID-19

Sachin Tendulkar discharged from hospital after recovering from COVID19. He will be in home quarantine for few days.

08 Apr 2021, 5:36 PM

All schools in Haridwar shut from 9th to 15th April in view of huge rush of devotees to Kumbh Mela

All schools in the district to remain closed from April 9 to 15, in view of huge rush of devotees to Kumbh Mela: Haridwar District Magistrate C Ravishankar, Uttarakhand

08 Apr 2021, 4:55 PM

Fire breaks out in four coaches of a parked train at Rohtak Railway Station

Haryana: Fire broke out in four coaches of a parked train at Rohtak Railway Station; no casualty reported, fire doused

08 Apr 2021, 4:44 PM

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel urges PM Modi to allow all people above 18 years of age to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel urges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow all people above 18 years of age to get vaccinated against COVID-19, in wake of alarming rise in coronavirus cases

08 Apr 2021, 4:00 PM

Night Curfew in Ghaziabad, UP from 10 pm to 5 am till April 17

It has been decided to impose a night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am in Ghaziabad district till April 17, 2021. The order comes into effect from tonight: Ajay Shankar Pandey Ghaziabad DM

08 Apr 2021, 3:54 PM

Priyanka claims Yogi attending rallies despite 'coming in contact' with COVID-positive person

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday cited media reports to allege that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath acted in an "irresponsible" manner by attending rallies even after coming in contact with a COVID-positive person.

08 Apr 2021, 3:24 PM

Night curfew in Noida from 10pm to 5am till April 17

Noida administration imposes night prohibition/regulation order in the district from 10pm to 5am till 17th April 2021. All movement of essential goods/commodities and essential/medical services shall be exempted.

08 Apr 2021, 3:11 PM

Passengers from Mumbai and Karnataka via flight will have to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test

Passengers coming from Mumbai and Karnataka via flight will have to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test, even if they have got themselves tested. There is no need for night curfew: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

08 Apr 2021, 3:11 PM

Ten states including Maha, UP, Delhi Gujarat, Karnataka showing steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases, says Health Ministry

Ten states – Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab – showing steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases. They account for 84.21 per cent of the 1,26,789 new infections: Health ministry

08 Apr 2021, 2:01 PM

Maharashtra: A Central team arrives at BKC COVID Vaccination centre in Mumbai to assess the current situation in the city

08 Apr 2021, 1:47 PM

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to skip meeting called by PM Modi with CMs to discuss COVID-19 situation

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to skip meeting called by PM Narendra Modi with chief ministers to discuss COVID-19 situation

08 Apr 2021, 1:43 PM

We want at least 40 lakh vaccine dosages every week. Instead of supplying vaccines to other countries, supply them to our own states. The centre is helping us but it is not helping us in the way it should: Rajesh Tope, Maharashtra Health Minister

We want at least 40 lakh vaccine dosages every week. Instead of supplying vaccines to other countries, supply them to our own states. The centre is helping us but it is not helping us in the way it should: Rajesh Tope, Maharashtra Health Minister

08 Apr 2021, 1:43 PM

Gujarat is half of the population of Maharashtra, Gujarat has got 1 crore vaccines till now, however, we have got only 1.04 lakhs vaccine dosages: Maharashtra Health Minister

Gujarat is half of the population of Maharashtra. Gujarat has got 1 crore vaccines till now, however, we have got only 1.04 lakhs vaccine dosages: Rajesh Tope, Maharashtra Health Minister

08 Apr 2021, 1:37 PM

26 vaccination centres shut in Mumbai, waiting for more doses from Centre, says Maha HM

26 vaccination centres shut in Mumbai, waiting for more vaccine doses from Centre, says Maharashtra Health Minister, NDTV reported

08 Apr 2021, 1:29 PM

We have stock for the next 1-2 days, have requested Union HM to provide us vaccine, says Jharkhand CM

We have stock for the next 1-2 days. We have made a request to the Union Home Minister and I am hopeful that he will provide us the vaccine: Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta

08 Apr 2021, 1:20 PM

Arunachal Pradesh reports 8 more COVID-19 cases, infection tally rises to 16,861

Arunachal Pradesh reports 8 more COVID-19 cases, infection tally rises to 16,861. The state now has 17 active cases of the disease.

08 Apr 2021, 1:14 PM

88 students of IIT Roorkee test COVID positive

Nearly 88 students of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district have tested positive for coronavirus, an institute official said on Thursday.

08 Apr 2021, 12:13 PM

Lockdown in all urban areas of MP from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday

In the wake of COVID19 situation, there'll be lockdown from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday in all urban areas of MP. For cities where cases have increased, appropriate action will be taken after meeting of crisis mgmt group. We're making containment areas in big cities: MP CM

08 Apr 2021, 12:12 PM

60 staff of Chandra Layout Police station in Bengaluru test positive for COVID-19

60 staff of Chandra Layout Police station in Bengaluru test positive for COVID-19: DCP West.

08 Apr 2021, 11:52 AM

Amid COVID surge, all hostels in Bhopal closed indefinitely

The Madhya Pradesh government is taking all precautionary measures to contain the rising infections due to coronavirus. The government has now decided to close all hostels in the state capital Bhopal indefinitely.

Bhopal District Collector Avinash Lavania has directed the hostel superintendents of the government colleges to keep the departmental hostels closed till further orders for the prevention of coronavirus infections.

Earlier, the Additional Chief Secretary of the Home Department had instructed to discontinue teaching and othe academic activities in all the schools and colleges of Bhopal till April 15. He had also instructed that all undergraduate and postgraduate examinations for the academic year 2020-21 will be held in the months of May and June.

08 Apr 2021, 11:16 AM

Delhi HC seeks stand of Centre, EC on plea to ensure masks are worn during poll campaigns during ongoing elections

08 Apr 2021, 10:58 AM

CM had written to Centre that vaccination should be opened for all, says Satyendra Jain

CM had written to Centre that vaccination should be opened for all. We've made 2 more requests that vaccination should be allowed at least for all adults. Secondly, it should be allowed even at camp settings & not only at health care facilities: Delhi Health Minister

08 Apr 2021, 10:57 AM

Doon School declared a restricted zone after 12 COVID-19 positive cases

Doon School declared a restricted zone after 12 COVID-19 positive cases found here. Entry&exit to& from the school restricted,essential goods will be supplied here. Testings will be done here. 4 more areas, besides Doon School, declared restricted zones: Dehradun DM.

08 Apr 2021, 10:56 AM

Mamata Banerjee unlikely to attend today's meeting called by PM Modi over Covid situation

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee unlikely to attend today's meeting called by PM Narendra Modi over Covid situation. Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to attend the meeting with PM Modi: Sources

08 Apr 2021, 10:29 AM

Fire breaks out in a factory near MTNL office at Damodar Park, Dilshad Garden

Delhi: Fire breaks out in a factory near MTNL office at Damodar Park, Dilshad Garden Industrial Area. 15 fire tenders are carrying out fire fighting operations.

08 Apr 2021, 9:53 AM

Sensex surges 343.32 pts to 50,005.08 in opening session; Nifty jumps 102.90 pts to 14,921.95

08 Apr 2021, 9:16 AM

Maha: Traders threaten to protest against COVID-19 curbs

Traders in Aurangabad have threatened to protest against restrictions imposed by the Maharashtra government to curb the spread of COVID-19.

08 Apr 2021, 9:15 AM

Entry for Shaheed Sthal temporarily closed to ensure social distancing; exit is allowed

Entry for Shaheed Sthal has been temporarily closed to ensure social distancing as part of our crowd control measures. Exit is allowed: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

08 Apr 2021, 9:09 AM

25,26,77,379 samples tested for COVID-19, up to 7th April

25,26,77,379 samples tested for COVID-19, up to 7th April. Of these, 12,37,781 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

08 Apr 2021, 9:08 AM

14-year-old boy apprehended for rape of two-year-old girl in Ghaziabad

A 14-year-old boy with speech impairment was apprehended from Loni for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl, police said.

08 Apr 2021, 8:39 AM

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern temporarily suspends entry for all travellers from India

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern temporarily suspends entry for all travellers from India, including its own citizens, following a high number of positive COVID-19 cases arriving from there. The suspension starts on April 11 and will be in place until April 28: Reuters

08 Apr 2021, 8:39 AM

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, night curfew imposed in Prayagraj

Amid surge of COVID-19 cases, night curfew (10 pm to 8 am) will be imposed in Prayagraj from tonight till further notice. Essential services exempted: District Magistrate

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