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Punjab left with 5 days of Covid vaccine stock: CM Amarinder Singh

April 10, 2021 8:27:09 pm

The CM said his government was undertaking an extensive media campaign to address misinformation around Covid-19 and vaccination hesitancy.

Delhi: Baby kidnapped by family’s tenant, rescued by cops after 7-hour operation

April 10, 2021 8:20:16 pm

The accused wanted to settle down with his girlfriend in Kanpur but didn’t have the money and therefore resorted to abduct the child for ransom, the police said.

Gujarat forest fires

No bird, animals died in 3,031 forest fires in 3 years: Gujarat govt

April 10, 2021 8:06:00 pm

Most of these forest fires have broken out in tribal areas of the Gujarat that have dense forest cover.

Procure Remdesivir from wholesalers directly, don’t ask patients to get it: Pune Collector to Covid hospitals

April 10, 2021 7:58:53 pm

The Chemists' Association of Pune district officials said they did not have a single vial on Saturday morning. To ensure that relatives did not have to run around for Remdesivir injections, they had set up 20 distribution centres in the city.

Maharashtra Covid-19

People losing patience with Covid lockdowns but can’t give up at this stage: Ajit Pawar

April 10, 2021 7:42:18 pm

Pawar attended the weekly Covid-19 review meeting at Pune’s Council Hall on Saturday along with Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. He thanked the residents of Pune for following the ‘Weekend Lockdown’ rules.

Maharashtra will get 1,121 ventilators from Gujarat, Andhra: Prakash Javadekar

April 10, 2021 7:23:06 pm

Javadekar, a Pune resident, participated in the weekly Covid-19 review meeting along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Saturday. He said that Covid-19 was a national calamity and that the Union government looks at all the states equally.

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Gurgaon records over 800 cases in a day for the first time this year

April 10, 2021 7:09:58 pm

The last time the count of fresh cases in Gurgaon crossed 800 in a single day was on November 24, when 822 new cases had emerged. And the largest single-day jump before today was on November 23, when 866 new cases had been detected.

Covid spike: Delhi colleges and coaching centres will remain closed as well, says Sisodia

Covid spike: Delhi colleges and coaching centres will remain closed as well, says Sisodia

April 10, 2021 6:57:28 pm

On Friday, the Delhi government’s education department had notified that all offline academic activities for students of classes IX to XII in schools have been discontinued till further orders.

‘Is CR Paatil above state govt machinery’: AAP slams BJP over ‘free Remdesivir jabs’ in Surat

‘Is CR Paatil above state govt machinery’: AAP slams BJP over ‘free Remdesivir jabs’ in Surat

April 10, 2021 6:45:01 pm

On Friday, Paatil told The Indian Express, “We have made arrangements to buy 5,000 Remdesivir injections from (Ahmedabad-based firm) Zydus, and have placed orders."

At 10%, Covid positivity rate highest in Delhi’s central, southwest districts

April 10, 2021 6:31:44 pm

The overall positivity rate, which is the number of positive cases against total tests, stands at 4.6 per cent. The graph has, however, risen considerably over the last few days, with the daily positivity rate reaching 8.10 per cent on April 8.

Dr B R Ambedkar

Ambedkar Jayanti event at Chaityabhoomi to be aired live on April 14

April 10, 2021 6:21:59 pm

State Energy Minister Nitin Raut has urged the Chief Minister to announce various social welfare schemes on Ambedkar Jayanti.

Coaching centres

With Covid cases rising, there’s no clarity on if we should continue to hold offline classes, say coaching centres in Delhi

April 10, 2021 4:21:05 pm

On Friday, the Delhi government’s directorate of education notified that all schools should discontinue offline academic activities for students of classes IX to XII till further orders.

Former MP minister, Congress leader Mahesh Joshi dies

April 10, 2021 4:05:07 pm

The three-time MLA was first elected to the state assembly in 1967 from Indore-1 constituency. He was later elected twice from Indore-3 assembly segment.

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Lockdown not an option in Delhi, will announce some more restrictions to check Covid spread: Kejriwal

April 10, 2021 3:23:45 pm

Speaking to reporters after reviewing facilities at the LNJP Hospital here, Arvind Kejriwal said authorities are working to reinstate the level of arrangements that were put in place in November, when Delhi had battled the third wave of the virus, with daily case count peaking at 8,593 cases on November 10.

Pune: 17 ventilators received under PM-Care Fund gather dust at YCM hospital

April 10, 2021 2:57:42 pm

Last year, PCMC had received 72 ventilators under the PM-Care Fund. Later, the central government had asked the PCMC to donate at least 16 ventilators to B J Medical College. The rest of them were installed at YCM hospital.

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Delhi temperature to touch 40 degrees coming week

April 10, 2021 2:45:40 pm

The minimum temperature recorded in the early morning hours also increased to 17.1 degrees on Saturday, higher than 14.3 degree Celsius recorded on Friday.

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Union leader detained as Karnataka RTC employees’ strike enters 4th day

April 10, 2021 2:41:29 pm

According to sources in the Belagavi administration, Chandrashekar wanted to meet the Deputy Commissioner of the district, which was not granted.

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CIC raps Delhi University’s College of Vocational Studies for denying info to RTI applicant

April 10, 2021 2:36:04 pm

The Indian Express had reported in September 2020 on how 180 books worth Rs 1 lakh had been bought for the library but never reached it. In March this year, Retd Delhi High Court judge, Justice S N Dhingra, upheld that there had been “irregularities” and indicted the principal for hushing up the matter.

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Amid Covid-19 surge, PCMC to increase oxygen, ventilator beds; all 87 vaccination centres open today

April 10, 2021 6:42:48 pm

"As COVID cases are rising every day, there is a shortage of beds in both private and civic hospitals. As a first step, health officials have been directed to set up oxygen beds in three COVID care centres," said Municipal Commissioner Rajesh Patil.

RTI: Goa authority showed green flag to 99.3% felling tree cut requests

April 10, 2021 3:20:31 pm

The PIL filed by Living Heritage Foundation, a Goa-based NGO, has also stated that Goa has lost over 77,000 trees as the Tree Authority in the two districts of the state has failed to ensure replantation of the trees by the applicants who were allowed to fell trees.

PMC, Pune covid cases

PMC urges Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms to stay at CCC isolation facility

April 10, 2021 8:43:26 pm

Earlier, Covid-19 patients, who were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms but had no separate room and toilet at home, had to register with the civic Disaster Management Cell and get a certificate from a medical practitioner for institutional isolation.

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Covid-19 in Delhi: Doubling rate down to six days from 16

April 10, 2021 12:08:02 pm

Doubling time is the number of days required for the number of cases in an epidemic to double, based on the rate of cumulative increase in the number of cases.

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Pimpri Chinchwad: Six arrested with banned drugs worth Rs 4.2 lakh

April 10, 2021 11:43:19 am

During searches, the police claims to have recovered 298 grams of marijuana from Mali, nine grams of charas from Nagarkar, 12.434 kilograms of marijuana along with packaging material and a weighing machine from Dangi and Dagade.

NDMC plans to launch websites for schools

April 10, 2021 11:16:45 am

The NDMC has yet to award the tender, and the target for the launch of the website is June 30.

Punjab’s positivity rate near doubled in less than two weeks in March, still high

Punjab’s positivity rate near doubled in less than two weeks in March, still high

April 10, 2021 11:15:52 am

It fell just a notch on April 1 (8.2 per cent), and since then has shown some improvement coming down to 8 per cent on April 7, 7.2 per cent on April 8, as per the Covid status report of the Punjab Health Department.

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