Monday, April 19, 2021

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Covid-19: What you need to know today

Delhi recorded 24,375 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Saturday at a positivity rate of 24.56%. No Indian city has registered more; actually no city anywhere in the world has, at least to this columnist’s knowledge. Sure,...

A 3rd of all new infections reported from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh

A third of all new cases of Covid-19 reported across India on Sunday came from just two states – Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh – both of which broke all previous single-day case records as the outbreak continued to soar...

Bengal has been a divided ground for long: Amartya Sen

Ahead of the fifth of eight phase assembly elections in West Bengal on Saturday, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen spoke to Sunetra Choudhury about the elections and the issues involved. Edited excerpts:Why are Bengal elections associated with violence? The fear...

EC imposes 24-hr campaign ban on BJP’s Basu and TMC’s Mondal

In an order, the poll panel said it had carefully considered Mondal’s reply to it notice which does not justify the relevant portions of her statement “denigrating the Scheduled Caste community in West Bengal”. PTI | PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021...

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan bats for Janata Curfew in Madhya Pradesh amid Covid-19 spike

The CM requested people to support the Madhya Pradesh government to contain the infection as the average number of daily positive cases had increased to 11,000. PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 01:31 AM IST Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday...

NH9 lane towards Meerut to be opened at Ghazipur border for ambulances

The exercise is being carried out in association with the Ghaziabad police and there was no opposition to the move by the agitating farmers at least until late Sunday evening. PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 12:39 AM IST One carriageway of...

No lockdown for now, Bihar to contain Covid-19 spread through night curfew

Bihar will not go in for lockdown but will impose night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am and close all government and private educational institutions and postpone exams till May 15, to break the chain of transmission of...

Chhattisgarh records 12,345 new Covid-19 cases, 170 deaths

Chhattisgarh on Sunday reported 12,345 fresh Covid-19 cases and 170 deaths, taking the infection count to 5,44,840 and the toll to 5,908, a health official said.The state has recorded over 2.25 lakh cases and 1,993 deaths in the last...

No charges will be levied from states for Covid-19 isolation coaches: Railways

"To my knowledge, no charges will be levied from states for Covid isolation coaches. Health ministry guidelines don't mention any such thing," Northern Railway General Manager Ashutosh Gangal said. ANI | PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 10:50 PM IST No charges will...

Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September: Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by September while manufacture of remdesivir jabs, an anti-viral drug against Covid-19, will be doubled to 74.1 lakh each month...
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Covid-19: What you need to know today

Delhi recorded 24,375 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Saturday at a positivity rate of 24.56%. No...
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A 3rd of all new infections reported from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh

A third of all new cases of Covid-19 reported across India on Sunday came from just two states – Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh –...

Bengal has been a divided ground for long: Amartya Sen

Ahead of the fifth of eight phase assembly elections in West Bengal on Saturday, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen spoke to Sunetra Choudhury about the...

EC imposes 24-hr campaign ban on BJP’s Basu and TMC’s Mondal

In an order, the poll panel said it had carefully considered Mondal’s reply to it notice which does not justify the relevant portions of...

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan bats for Janata Curfew in Madhya Pradesh amid Covid-19 spike

The CM requested people to support the Madhya Pradesh government to contain the infection as the average number of daily positive cases had increased...