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07 Apr 2021Karnataka
Karnataka: Section 144(1) imposed in Bengaluru as COVID-19 cases rise
The Bengaluru Police on Wednesday imposed Section 144(1) of CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the city.
08 Apr 2021Uttar Pradesh
Mukhtar Ansari denied basic necessities in Banda jail, alleges brother
Inhuman treatment was meted out to Mukhtar Ansari as he was transferred to Uttar Pradesh's Banda jail from Punjab last night, his brother alleged on Wednesday.
07 Apr 2021Punjab
Amid COVID-19 spike, Punjab orders night curfew, bans political gatherings
The Punjab government on Wednesday introduced fresh curbs to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
07 Apr 2021Vaccine
Centre allows COVID-19 vaccinations at workplaces; check guidelines here
The central government on Wednesday allowed COVID-19 vaccinations at workplaces with 100 eligible and willing beneficiaries.
07 Apr 2021Gujarat
Gujarat: Night curfew in 20 cities from today
Amid the sharp rise in coronavirus positive cases, the Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a curfew from 8 pm to 6 am in 20 cities, which will come into force from Wednesday, till April 30.
07 Apr 2021Dwarka
Delhi woman mows down elderly couple; says she was distracted
A Delhi woman on Sunday mowed down an elderly couple in the Dwarka region of the national capital, the police said on Tuesday.
Top doctor says COVID-19 situation in Mumbai is 'grim'
The coronavirus situation at the ground level in Mumbai is grim, a top doctor at the KEM Hospital, one of the city's largest medical facilities, has warned.
Maharashtra: Eight bodies of COVID-19 victims cremated on one pyre
Eight bodies of COVID-19 victims were cremated on one pyre due to a shortage of space at a makeshift crematorium in Maharashtra's Beed district, a civic official said on Wednesday.
07 Apr 2021Chhattisgarh
MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15
The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday suspended bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15 in the wake of a rise in COVID-19 cases in the neighboring state.
07 Apr 2021Vaccine
Centre to collect data on those testing COVID-positive after vaccination
The central government will now collect data on those testing positive for COVID-19 after getting vaccinated for the viral disease.
07 Apr 2021Amritsar
Pakistani smuggler shot dead along border in Amritsar
A Pakistani smuggler who crossed over to India with around 22 kgs of heroin was shot dead along the International Border (IB) in Amritsar in a joint operation of the Punjab police and the BSF, officials said.
07 Apr 2021Maharashtra
Maharashtra COVID-19 vaccine stocks to last 3 days: Health Minister
Maharashtra, India's worst-hit state in the COVID-19 outbreak, is fast running out of its vaccine stocks, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday.
Chhattisgarh: Maoists release picture of the commando in their custody
The Communist Party of India (Maoist) today released a picture of a commando from the CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) unit, confirming that he is in their custody.
07 Apr 2021Delhi High Court
Mask compulsory even if driving alone, rules Delhi High Court
Wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is compulsory even when a person is driving alone in a car, the Delhi High Court ruled on Wednesday, terming cars a "public place."
07 Apr 2021Narendra Modi
On World Health Day, PM urges people to fight COVID-19
On the occasion of World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged people to focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all precautions, including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands, and following other protocols.
07 Apr 2021Suicide
Rohtak teacher dies by suicide in support of protesting farmers
A teacher died by suicide in Rohtak, Haryana by consuming poison on Tuesday in support of the farmers protesting against the farm laws, police said.
07 Apr 2021Ashok Gehlot
Finalize integrated COVID-19 control SOP for states, Gehlot urges PM
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to finalize an integrated standard operating procedure (SOP) for COVID-19 control to ensure better coordination among states, an official release said on Tuesday.
Man, whose mask slipped, beaten severely by cops in MP
A shocking incident has come to the fore where a 35-year-old man was severely beaten up by two policemen in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, allegedly for not wearing a face mask properly.
07 Apr 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.1L new cases
India on Tuesday reported more than 1.1 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began. The nationwide tally climbed to nearly 12.8 million cases.
06 Apr 2021Punjab
In UP Police custody, Mukhtar Ansari to reach Banda tomorrow
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday took custody of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Ropar jail to transfer him to Banda prison.
06 Apr 2021Supreme Court Of India
Maharashtra government moves SC to cancel CBI probe against Deshmukh
Shortly after Nationalist Congress Party leader Dilip Walse Patil assumed office as the new Home Minister of Maharashtra, the state government moved the Supreme Court seeking to cancel the corruption probe against his predecessor, Anil Deshmukh.
06 Apr 2021Pune
Facing bed shortage, Pune hospital gives patients oxygen in waiting-area
Patients at a Pune hospital were provided oxygen support in the waiting area while authorities try and find a room inside.
06 Apr 2021Odisha
COVID-19 negative report must to visit Jagannath Temple
The district administration in Odisha's Puri, where the iconic Shree Jagannath Temple attracts lakhs of visitors, on Tuesday made it mandatory for travelers from five states to produce RT-PCR negative reports at the railway station and bus stands in view of spiraling cases.
Maharashtra: Traders wait for respite following COVID-19 curbs
Merchants' and traders' associations in Aurangabad District are in "wait and watch" mode, following the announcement of a fresh set of curbs issued by the Maharashtra Government to control the COVID-19 spread.
Leopard strays into posh Jammu locality, injures three
An adult leopard on Tuesday strayed into a posh locality of Jammu and attacked and injured three persons including two Wildlife Department officials before being captured in a rescue operation lasting over two hours.
Man masturbates in autorickshaw at woman taking son to hospital
A 30-year-old man has been arrested by the police in Pune district, Maharashtra for allegedly masturbating in an autorickshaw while staring at a woman co-passenger.
06 Apr 2021Gujarat
COVID-19 spike: Gujarat HC suggests lockdown for short period
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday said the COVID-19 situation in Gujarat was getting "out of control," and suggested a curfew or lockdown could be imposed for three to four days to break the infection chain.
06 Apr 2021Vaccine
Covishield 90% effective if doses given 2-3 months apart: Poonawalla
The efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield could increase to 90% if the two doses are given 2.5-3 months apart, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said Monday.
06 Apr 2021Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release
The five-year-old daughter of a CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) commando has appealed for the release of her father, who is reportedly in the custody of Naxals in Chhattisgarh.
Delhi: Part of under-construction bridge collapses, 1 died
A 50-year-old man was killed after a concrete and iron beam of a railway bridge under construction in West Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area fell on four parked trucks this morning.
06 Apr 2021Uttarakhand
'Baba Barfani' pilgrimage in Timmersain to begin from Wednesday
A pilgrimage to Timmersain in Uttarakhand's Chamoli District will begin from Wednesday on the lines of the Amarnath Yatra.
Amid COVID-19 surge, Delhi imposes night curfew starting today
A night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am has been imposed in Delhi starting today until April 30, the city's government said on Tuesday.
06 Apr 2021Supreme Court Of India
Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President
Justice NV Ramana has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Four booked for duping Nagpur man of Rs. 40 lakh
Police has registered a case against four persons for allegedly duping a 52-year-old Nagpur resident of Rs. 40 lakh on the pretext of providing admission to his daughter in a medical course, an official said.
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 12.6 million with 96K+ new cases
India on Monday reported more than 96,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 12.6 million cases.
05 Apr 2021France
Dassault paid 1M euros to 'middleman' in Rafale deal: Report
The French anti-corruption agency Agence Française Anticorruption (AFA) has reportedly found that Dassault Aviation paid 1 million euros to a "middleman" after signing the 2016 Rafale deal.
05 Apr 2021Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi COVID-19 vaccination centers to function 24 hours from tomorrow
As Delhi is witnessing a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, the Health Ministry on Monday said that the vaccination centers in the national capital will be operational throughout the day starting Tuesday.
05 Apr 2021Mukesh Ambani
Ambani security scare: NIA seizes high-end bike
The NIA has seized a high-end bike, suspected to be registered in the name of an alleged woman associate of API Sachin Waze, arrested for his role in planting an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, an official said on Monday.
05 Apr 2021Uttarakhand
IAF helicopters begin firefighting operations in Uttarakhand
IAF helicopters on Monday began firefighting operations in Uttarakhand, conducting several sorties over burning forests in Garhwal region to spray water over raging flames and extinguish them.
05 Apr 2021Coronavirus
Vaccinate Indians first, then export COVID-19 doses: AAP tells Centre
The AAP questioned the Centre for sending COVID-19 vaccines across the world instead of further accelerating the inoculation drive within the country, claiming it will take at least 15 years to vaccinate the entire population of India at this rate.