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List of states where COVID-19 restrictions are imposed

13 Apr 2021

List of states where COVID-19 restrictions are imposed

As India faces the second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak, several states across the country have enforced fresh restrictions to keep the virus from spreading further.

13 Apr 2021

India fast-tracks approval to foreign-made COVID-19 vaccines

The Indian government on Tuesday decided to fast-track the grant of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved in other countries.

13 Apr 2021

Delhi records 13,500 coronavirus cases, Kejriwal wants board exams canceled

Delhi recorded 13,500 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday.

13 Apr 2021

India to get limited doses of Sputnik V by April-end

Sputnik V, the Russia-made coronavirus vaccine, will be manufactured in India by five pharmaceutical firms. It is estimated that 850 million doses will be produced yearly.

13 Apr 2021

Haridwar: Coronavirus norms ignored in Kumbh Mela, 102 test positive

As coronavirus infections soar in India, lakhs of devotees took a dip in the Holy Ganges on Monday's shahi snan of Kumbh Mela, which is being held in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

13 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.6M with 1.6L new cases

India on Monday reported more than 1.6 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to nearly 13.6 million cases.

12 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Maharashtra lockdown decision soon; state board exams postponed

As the COVID-19 situation worsens in Maharashtra, the state government is expected to announce a 15-day lockdown after Thursday.

12 Apr 2021

Haryana announces night curfew, day after record COVID-19 spike

The Haryana government on Monday announced a night curfew as the state has been witnessing a rise in coronavirus infections.

12 Apr 2021

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine recommended for approval in India

Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia, was reportedly recommended for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in India on Monday.

12 Apr 2021

Difficult to follow coronavirus norms, says cop on Kumbh crowd

Even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across India, the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, is continuing unabated.

12 Apr 2021

Over 50% SC staff contract coronavirus, judges to work remotely

India's ferocious second wave of coronavirus has jolted the Supreme Court, situated in Delhi, with more than 50% of the staff members testing positive.

12 Apr 2021

Health emergency: Gujarat HC initiates suo motu PIL on coronavirus

On Sunday, the Gujarat High Court initiated a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) on the coronavirus situation in the state.

12 Apr 2021

Shreya Ghoshal's friends surprise her with baby shower: See pics

Singer Shreya Ghoshal, who is expecting her first child with her husband Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, was pampered by her friends with a surprise baby shower on Sunday.

12 Apr 2021

Maharashtra records 63,000+ coronavirus cases; CM holds meeting on lockdown

On Sunday, Maharashtra reported more than 63,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic.

11 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.7L new cases

India on Sunday reported roughly 1.7 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the sixth consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13.5 million cases.

11 Apr 2021

India to get 5 more COVID-19 vaccines by October: Report

India is likely to have five more COVID-19 vaccines by October this year, top government sources told the news agency ANI.

11 Apr 2021

Delhi's fourth COVID-19 wave 'more dangerous', says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that the current and fourth wave of COVID-19 in the national capital is more dangerous than before.

11 Apr 2021

COVID-19 scare: Ajay Devgn puts 'Mayday's final schedule on hold

Ajay Devgn has decided to put the shoot of his upcoming thriller Mayday on hold in view of the worrying coronavirus situation.

11 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: 15-day lockdown likely in Maharashtra from tomorrow

The Maharashtra government is likely to order a 15-day state-wide lockdown starting Monday (April 12) in light of the worsening COVID-19 situation.

11 Apr 2021

Delhi announces new coronavirus curbs: Know what's allowed, what's not

As a new wave of coronavirus has wreaked havoc in New Delhi, the government on Saturday revealed new guidelines to control the situation.

11 Apr 2021

Amid coronavirus spike, four-day-long 'Tika Utsav' begins today

A four-day-long Tika Utsav is being organized in India to vaccinate as many eligible people as possible against coronavirus.

10 Apr 2021

'Mahabharat' actor Satish Kaul, 74, dies due to COVID-19 complications

Veteran actor Satish Kaul passed away on Saturday due to COVID-19 complications.

10 Apr 2021

MP: BJP minister performs 'puja' to ward off coronavirus

Usha Thakur, the Minister for Culture and Tourism in Madhya Pradesh, was on Friday spotted conducting a puja at Indore Airport to ward off coronavirus. Ironically, Thakur herself was not wearing a mask.

10 Apr 2021

Now, Kangana Ranaut's 'Thalaivi' gets postponed due to coronavirus

Kangana Ranaut-starrer Thalaivi is the latest project to get postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

10 Apr 2021

Follow coronavirus norms or will ban rallies: EC tells parties

The Election Commission (EC) said on Friday that it may ban political rallies if coronavirus norms are not followed.

10 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.44L new cases

India on Friday reported more than 1.44 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the fourth consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13.2 million cases.

09 Apr 2021

Amid COVID-19 spike, Delhi schools, colleges shut until further notice

Schools in Delhi will remain shut until further notice, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday.

09 Apr 2021

J&J set to begin India trial of its single-shot vaccine

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is in talks with the Indian government to soon begin clinical trials of its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine in the country, the company said on Friday.

09 Apr 2021

Countries worldwide hit new records for coronavirus cases, deaths

Nations around the world set new records on Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new infections, and the disease surged even in countries that have kept the virus in check.

09 Apr 2021

Delhi: 37 doctors of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital contract coronavirus

As many as 37 doctors working at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi have tested positive for coronavirus, multiple reports said on Thursday.

09 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.3L new cases

India on Thursday reported more than 1.31 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike yet for the third consecutive day. The nationwide tally climbed past 13 million cases.

08 Apr 2021

Testing key to contain COVID-19 second wave: Modi tells CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting with Chief Ministers to review the COVID-19 situation in India.

08 Apr 2021

Centre increases vaccine doses to Maharashtra; 'not enough,' says state

Even as the central government increased the number of vaccine doses to Maharashtra, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday complained that the same was not enough.

08 Apr 2021

Rajasthan alleges ventilators received from Centre under PM-CARES are 'faulty'

The government of Rajasthan has written to the central government after receiving complaints from several districts about "faulty" ventilators that it received under the PM CARES fund, The Indian Express reported today.

08 Apr 2021

Starting today, night curfew in Noida from 10 pm-5 am

Amid a surge in coronavirus infections in several parts of India, a night curfew has been ordered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

08 Apr 2021

New Zealand suspends travel with India as COVID-19 cases rise

New Zealand has decided to suspend entry for all travelers from India as the latter is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases.

08 Apr 2021

PM Modi gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the second dose of coronavirus vaccine, over a month after he took the first shot.

08 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India reports biggest single-day spike with 1.26L new cases

India on Wednesday reported more than 1.26 lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began. The nationwide tally climbed past 12.9 million cases.

07 Apr 2021

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.

07 Apr 2021

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.


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