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Kumbh Mela: Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction to clear mass gathering from Haridwar

The plea, filed by Noida-resident Sanjai Kumar Pathak, said that COVID-19 cases are increasing rapidly across the country and the health infrastructure is 'crumbling' in many states.

published on : 17th April 2021

No mask on our premises will attract Rs 500 fine: Southern Railway

The new rule of the railway comes into immediate effect and extend for six months until further notice, a press release said here.

published on : 17th April 2021

UP coronavirus: Employees of essential industries exempted from 35-hour weekly closure 

Examiners and candidates have to show their identity cards to authorities to go to their exam centres, the official said in the statement.

published on : 17th April 2021

FICCI writes to 25 CMs on COVID-19 management, urges to avoid lockdown

The chamber has acknowledged the need to break the COVID chain but has suggested the strategy to focus more on ramping up COVID testing, awareness drive.

published on : 17th April 2021

Global COVID-19 death toll crosses a staggering three million as cases continue to surge in India

The virus that surfaced in late 2019 in central China and the ensuing pandemic has infected more than 100 million people, leaving billions more under crippling lockdowns.

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Remdesivir shortage continues in Maharashtra; BMC changes tack on converting Jaslok Hospital as dedicated COVID facility

Minister Rajendra Shingane said pharma companies manufacturing Remdesivir have stepped up production but it will take time for the new stock to reach the market.

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As COVID-19 active cases remain over 1.2 lakh mark, Chhattisgarh to add ICU, oxygen beds

The state's COVID-19 tally mounted to 5,16,412 on Friday as 14,912 more people tested positive for the infection, while 138 fresh fatalities took the toll to 5,580.

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Tripura shuts schools, colleges as COVID cases surge

Schools reopened for students in Tripura in various phases since December 8 after they were closed in the wake of the pandemic in March last year.

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UP COVID crisis: After temple town Varanasi, Mathura brings in strict COVID-19 curbs

According to officials, temple authorities have been asked to adhere to Covid-19 norms strictly with a complete ban on garland offerings and distribution of Prasadam.

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Lockdown ruled out, Andhra government gears up to face second wave of Covid-19

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday ruled out the possibility of imposing a lockdown for now.

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Life comes to halt as weekend curfew underway in Delhi amid spiralling COVID situation

The weekend curfew aimed at breaking the chain of spiralling coronavirus infections was clamped at 10 pm on Friday and will continue till 5 am on Monday.

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Covid lockdown violators may face arrest: Delhi police

Delhi Police chief calls for strict enforcement of weekend curbs, action against those not adhering to restrictions.

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Puducherry L-G Tamilisai warns of partial lockdown amid Covid surge

Many have been giving suggestions to shut down places where spread is high. Already, lockdown has been implemented in places like Delhi and Maharashtra.

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As Maharashtra registers its highest-ever COVID spike, Pune becomes state's pandemic hub

According to the Maharashtra government’s health department data, 36,39,855 have tested positive in the state till date. Of this, 6,89,274 are from Pune.

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COVID-19: Maharashtra CM chairs meet on oxygen supply, beds in Mumbai

The CM chaired a review meeting on the COVID-19 situation in Mumbai, which was also attended by BMC commissioner IS Chahal.

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