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Bengal records 4,511 new COVID cases

Bengal records 4,511 new COVID cases, highest one-day spike since pandemic began

India | Apr 13, 2021, 07:16 AM IST

West Bengal on Monday registered 4,511 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic started last year, pushing the state's tally to 6,19,407, the state health department said in a bulletin.


'Major' team to wait for 100 per cent theatrical occupancy, calls digital release 'disservice'

Apr 13, 2021, 06:27 AM IST

Telugu actor Adivi Sesh says his upcoming film "Major", a biopic on late Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, is a big screen experience and the team would release the movie only when the theatres are allowed to run on 100 per cent occupancy.

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IPL 2021 | Don't see anything wrong with Kuldeep Yadav's bowling: Harbhajan Singh

Cricket | Apr 12, 2021, 11:12 PM IST

Once a vital cog in India and KKR's attack, the chinaman bowler has struggled recently and he is not a regular in the playing XI.

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Indian men's hockey team drops one place to 5th in FIH rankings

Other Sports | Apr 12, 2021, 10:48 PM IST

India registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Argentina on Sunday in Buenos Aires in the second match of the FIH Pro League.

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Allow emergency use of more COVID-19 vaccines, expand vaccination based on need: Sonia writes to PM

India | Apr 12, 2021, 09:48 PM IST

In a letter to the prime minister after her meeting with chief ministers of Congress-ruled states, Sonia Gandhi sought expansion of categories of people eligible for vaccination on the basis of need and exposure rather than age.  

TTD's claim on Hanuman's birthplace at Tirumala Hills creates stir in Karnataka

TTD's claim on Hanuman's birthplace at Tirumala Hills creates stir in Karnataka

India | Apr 12, 2021, 09:21 PM IST

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams claim that Tirumala Hills is the abode of Lord Hanuman and they would release an 'evidence' based book has created a stir in religious and archaeological circles as Hampi near Ballari is considered 'Kishkindha Kshetra' or monkey kingdom for ages.

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Weather alert! IMD predicts rainfall in these states in next 4-5 days

India | Apr 12, 2021, 09:08 PM IST

Rain Alert: IMD has predicted that several parts of the country are likely to receive rainfall in the next five days.

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TMC spreading lies about NRC, it will have no impact on Gorkhas: Amit Shah

Elections | Apr 12, 2021, 08:57 PM IST

Amit Shah has alleged that the Trinamool Congress is lying about the possible fallout of NRC on the Gorkhas in order to create fear among them.

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TCS Q4 results: Tata Consultancy Services' profit rises 14.9% to Rs 9,246 crore in fourth quarter

Business | Apr 12, 2021, 08:38 PM IST

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has reported a 14.9 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 9,246 crore for the March 2021 quarter.

DU issues fresh COVID guidelines, online classes to continue

DU issues fresh COVID guidelines, online classes to continue

Education | Apr 12, 2021, 08:18 PM IST

 In a notice, the university said the classes for the undergraduate and postgraduate students will continue in the "online mode only" in all the colleges, while the research scholars may continue their academic work with the consent of their supervisors.

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Retail inflation rises to 5.52 per cent in March on account of higher food prices

Business | Apr 12, 2021, 07:10 PM IST

This inflation was mainly on account of higher food prices. The consumer price index (CPI) based on retail inflation stood at 5.03 per cent in February.

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Migrants rush to Mumbai railway stations to catch trains amid talks of complete lockdown

India | Apr 12, 2021, 06:38 PM IST

The Railway administration, however, attributed the passenger rush to the summer season which sees a large number of people travelling to their native places.

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Industrial production contracts by 3.6% in February

India | Apr 12, 2021, 06:42 PM IST

As per IIP data released, manufacturing sector output declined by 3.7 per cent in February 2021.

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Bangladesh team arrives in Sri Lanka for two-match Test series

Cricket | Apr 12, 2021, 06:13 PM IST

The visiting team will be in a bio-bubble at a resort in the western coastal town of Negombo before playing a two-day warm-up game at Katunayake.

Since the delayed IPL was held in the September-November

Women's T20 Challenge likely to remain three-team affair

Cricket | Apr 12, 2021, 06:03 PM IST

The Board had planned to increase the exhibition event to four teams last year but it will continue to be a three-team affair due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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President Kovind returns to Rashtrapati Bhavan after bypass surgery at AIIMS

India | Apr 12, 2021, 06:04 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said he has returned to Rashtrapati Bhavan after bypass surgery at the AIIMS here.

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Sanjay Raut questions Centre for rising Covid 19 cases

Politics | Apr 12, 2021, 05:50 PM IST

Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut slammed the Centre for not providing enough Remdisivir to Maharashtra and for only questioning non-BJP ruled states.

Vaccinated people better protected against Covid but can still transmit disease: experts

Vaccinated people better protected against Covid but can still transmit disease: experts

India | Apr 12, 2021, 05:47 PM IST

COVID-19 vaccines protect against serious illness but transmissibility can still continue and inoculated people can pass on the infection to others, say scientists, warning against complacency in those who stop maintaining protocol after they get their jabs. 

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Sunanda Pushkar death case: Court reserves order on framing of charges against Shashi Tharoor

India | Apr 12, 2021, 05:41 PM IST

A Delhi court on Monday reserved its order on the issue of framing of charges against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death in a luxury hotel in the national capital. 

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No on board meals for flights under two hours: Ministry

India | Apr 12, 2021, 05:36 PM IST

The Civil Aviation Ministry has said that no meals will be served to passengers in flights under two hours.