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  • 10:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    India removes import duty on Remdesivir

    India has removed import duty on remdesivir, an anti-viral drug which is currently used to treat Covid-19 patients. 

  • 9:50 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Night curfew to be imposed in Karnataka from 9pm on 21st April to 6am of 4th May

  • 8:45 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi addresses the nation on COVID-19 situation

    1. We are facing the second wave of COVID19 now. I understand the pain you are going through and express my sympathies to the families who have lost their loved ones due to COVID, says PM Modi
    2. The challenge before is big but we have to overcome it with our resolve, courage and preparation, says PM Modi during an address to the nation on COVID19 situation
    3. The demand for oxygen has increased in many parts of the country. The Centre, state govt, private sector are trying to make oxygen available to all those who are in need of it. Many steps are being taken in this direction, says PM
    4. Work is on to increase the number of beds in hospitals. In some cities, large COVID19 dedicated hospitals are being built: PM Modi during an address to the nation on the COVID19 situation
    5. India with two 'made in India' vaccines started the world's largest vaccination program. Till now, more than 12 crore vaccine doses have been administered. From 1st May, those above the age of 18 years can be vaccinated, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
    6. I request State governments to urge the workers to stay where they are. This trust given by the states to the workers will help them, and that they will be vaccinated in the city where they are, says PM Modi
    7. I urge the States to consider lockdowns only as the last option and focus creating on micro containment zones, says PM Narendra Modi
  • 8:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi to address the nation on COVID-19 situation at 8:45 PM 

  • 8:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    All educational institutions in Sikkim to remain closed till April 30

    Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang said that all educational institutions in the state will remain closed till April 30 to curb the spread of COVID-19 cases.

  • 7:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi Hospitals left with Just hours of oxygen: Manish Sisodia

    In most hospitals in Delhi, oxygen is available for the next 8 to 12 hours only. We have been demanding for one week to increase the oxygen supply quota to Delhi, which the central government has to do: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

  • 7:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UK extends G7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting invite to India

    India is among the guest countries invited to join parts of the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ meeting to be hosted by the UK next month, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said on Tuesday.

    The meeting in London will be the first in-person summit of the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven countries – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, US and UK as well as the European Union (EU) and will be held in what has been dubbed a COVID-secure way between May 3 and 5.

  • 7:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Lockdown in Chandigarh on Wednesday

    Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Chandigarh administration has announced a one-day lockdown in the city on Ram Navami on Wednesday (April 21).

  • 6:50 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi holds meeting with leading vaccine manufacturers

  • 5:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    All Indian Army recruitment rallies in North-East states and Common Entrance Exam scheduled for 25th April postponed till further orders

  • 4:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Assam govt issues new COVID-19 guidelines

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UGC NET December 2020 exams postponed

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Johnson & Johnson Cares submits an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) requesting approval to conduct a bridging clinical study of single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate in India to comply with local regulations

  • 3:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Jharkhand: Complete lockdown in state from April 22

    Amid an exponential rise in Covid-19 cases, Jharkhand will be placed under lockdown from April 22, Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced on Tuesday. The restrictions will remain in place from 6 am April 22 till 6 am April 29. READ MORE

  • 2:21 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    15000 Remdesivir injections reach MP's Indore

    15000 Remdesivir injections reach MP's Indore

  • 2:17 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    CM Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita Kejriwal tests corona positive

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita Kejriwal tests covid 19 positive. The CM has also gone into quarantine. 

  • 1:44 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Weekend lockdown in Uttar Pradesh from April 23

    Weekend lockdown in Uttar Pradesh from April 23

  • 1:18 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Telangana reports 5,926 news cases and 18 new deaths

    Telangana reports 5,926 news cases and 18 new deaths

  • 12:18 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    COVID-19: Delhi's deputy CM Manish Sisodia address media | LIVE

    COVID-19: Delhi's deputy CM Manish Sisodia address media | LIVE

  • 12:06 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar test Corona positive

    Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra who took charge as the 24th CEC after the retirement of Sunil Arora, has tested positive for coronavirus along with Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar.

  • 9:40 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    ICSE 10th Board exams cancelled, 12th boards to be held offline

    Amidst rising coronavirus cases, ICSE has canceled its 10th board exams, while the 12th board exams will go as planned. 

  • 9:37 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Elections 2021: BJP will not hold mega rally in West Bengal

    Amidst the rising covid 19 cases in West Bengal, after TMC, BJP has also announced that it will not hold mega rallies in the state. Now, rallies will not include more than 500 people. 

  • 9:06 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Migrants residing in Delhi head home amid week long lockdown

    CM Kejriwal announced a week-long lockdown on Monday and urged migrants to stay put during this period. Nevertheless, migrants were seen heading home from Delhi.

  • 9:01 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    COVID 19: Non-essential shops in Patna to open 3 days a week

    Amid the rise in the number of Covid-positive patients, the authorities in Patna have directed that non-essential shops will remain open only three days a week. 

  • 8:36 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Lockdown: People assemble in huge numbers around Daryaganj sabji mandi

    One day after 6-day lockdown was imposed in Delhi, huge crowds were spotted around Daryaganj vegetable market. CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the lockdown in an attempt to curb the covid 19 second wave surge in Delhi.

  • 8:32 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Delhi Schools: Summer vacations to start from today, April 20

    The Delhi government on Monday advanced summer vacation in all schools of the national capital in view of the spiraling COVID-19 cases. The vacation, which was to start from May 11 and continue till June 30, has now been rescheduled from April 20 to June 9.

    "In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the summer vacation has now been rescheduled and will be observed from April 20 to June 9," the Directorate of Education (DoE) said in an order.

  • 7:51 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Maharashtra: Devotees offer prayers outside Mumba Devi Temple

    Maharashtra: Devotees offer prayers outside Mumba Devi Temple in Mumbai on Ashtami

  • 7:51 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Delhi: Migrant workers continue to leave for their hometown

    Delhi: Migrant workers continue to leave for their hometown as the 6-day lockdown in the national capital comes into effect

     

  • 7:32 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Former US vice president Walter Mondale dies

    Former US vice president Walter Mondale died on Monday at age 93, Axios reported, citing a family spokesperson

  • 7:12 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Entry to New Delhi, Chandni Chowk metro stations shut

    Entry for New Delhi & Chandni Chowk (station) has been temporarily closed to ensure social distancing as part of crowd control measures. Exit is allowed: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

  • 6:30 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma tests positive

    Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma tests positive for COVID-19; admitted to Apollo Hospital

  • 6:30 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Maharashtra: Fire broke out near Solapur Airport

    Maharashtra: Fire broke out near Solapur Airport

  • 6:29 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Indore DM says all weddings should be postponed

    No permission will be given for weddings as there's a higher risk of COVID-19 transmission. People are requested to postpone their weddings and stay home till April 30. This will help us reduce numbers as hospitals' capacity is full now: Manish Singh, Indore DM

  • 6:28 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    COVID-19: USA advises citizens to avoid India travel

    Amid a surge in COVID cases (in India), travellers should avoid all travel to India. Even fully vaccinated travellers may be at risk for getting & spreading variants and should avoid all travel to India. If you must travel to India, get fully vaccinated before travel: CDC, USA

  • 6:27 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Vadodara's Jahangirpura Masjid converted into a 50-bed COVID facility

    Vadodara's Jahangirpura Masjid converted into a 50-bed COVID facility

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