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  • Madhupur Bypolls: Average voter turnout of 53 67 pc till 1300HRS
  • Bengal records a high turnout of more than 52 pc till 1315 hours
  • India's COVID-19 vaccinations nears 12 cr doses
  • Lalu Yadav granted bail by Jharkhand HC, hurdles cleared for coming out of jail
  • PM Modi remembers Chandra Shekhar on his birth anniv
  • Mamata will get the certificate of 'ex-chief minister' on May 2 : Modi
  • Naveen urges Modi to make Covid vaccines available outside government supply chain
  • Lalu Yadav granted bail by Jharkhand HC, hurdles cleared for coming out of jail
  • Odisha reports over 3000 covid+ ve cases for second day today,CM urges Modi to rush 25lakh covid vaccine doses
  • Madhupur bypolls: average voter turnout of 35 61 pc reported till 1100hrs, polling on peacefully
  • All party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss Covid scenario in K'taka postponed
  • Kejriwal appeals to people to follow "weekend curfew"
  • Polling in Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in progress, 17 8 pc voting recorded till 1100 hours
  • Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting
  • 31 54 pc turnout till 1130 hours in Bengal; BJP polling agent dies
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SC to hear new PIL seeking probe into Rafale deal after two weeks

SC to hear new PIL seeking probe into Rafale deal after two weeks

12 Apr 2021 | 5:23 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court will hear a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking an investigation into the Rafale fighter jet deal after two weeks.

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Kejriwal instructs increase in COVID-19 beds in all govt, private hospitals

Kejriwal instructs increase in COVID-19 beds in all govt, private hospitals

12 Apr 2021 | 5:22 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held an emergency review meeting on the Covid-19 situation in the national capital and instructed the officials to increase the number of Covid beds in all government and private hospitals in Delhi and converting some private and government hospitals to fully COVID-dedicated hospitals.

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Deepika Padukone quits as MAMI Chairperson

Deepika Padukone quits as MAMI Chairperson

12 Apr 2021 | 4:09 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone on Monday announced that she has stepped down as the Chairperson of Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), citing her assignments commitments.

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Vice-President greets nation on beginning of traditional New Year

Vice-President greets nation on beginning of traditional New Year

12 Apr 2021 | 4:03 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday greeted the nation on the eve of the upcoming festivals celebrated to mark New Year.

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SC rejects PIL to scrap verses from Quran, terms it is 'frivolous’

SC rejects PIL to scrap verses from Quran, terms it is 'frivolous’

12 Apr 2021 | 4:00 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board Waseem Rizwi seeking deletion of 26 verses from the Quran alleging that the verses violate the law of the land and promote extremism.

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Three judges of Delhi HC test +ve for COVID-19

Three judges of Delhi HC test +ve for COVID-19

12 Apr 2021 | 3:08 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Three sitting judges of the Delhi High Court on Monday tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR APRIL 12, 2021

12 Apr 2021 | 2:59 PM

New Delhi:India reports 1,68,912 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs (DI2)
Mumbai:Sensex tanks over 1800 pts (DC9)
New Delhi:India's COVID-19 vaccinations cross 10.45 cr doses; 30 lakh doses administered on Day 1 of 'Tika Utsav' (DI4)
:SC judges to work from home after staff test COVID + ve (DI5)
Bardhaman:Didi's govt will go on May 2: Modi (CA13)
Bengaluru:Buses off roads for sixth straight day in Karnataka (MS9)
Bidar:Karnataka may witness another lockdown: Yeddyurappa (MS15)
Srinagar:Militants misused mosques for attacks, people should condemn such acts: IGP (DR3)
Kabul:Conflicts leave 65 dead in Afghanistan (DF5)
Hyderabad:Joel Chianese & Hyderabad FC agree terms for one-year extension till end of 2021-22 season (SPD1)
Moscow:Muslims around world begin observing holy month of Ramadan on Monday (FN27)
UNI GNK PS1457.

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Kejriwal holds review meeting on COVID-19 situation, says Delhi govt taking steps to increase beds in both pvt, govt sectors

Kejriwal holds review meeting on COVID-19 situation, says Delhi govt taking steps to increase beds in both pvt, govt sectors

12 Apr 2021 | 2:01 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday held a review meeting on
Novel Coronavirus situation in Delhi and said the city government is taking several steps to increase beds in both private and government sectors.

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SC judges to work from home after staff test COVID + ve

SC judges to work from home after staff test COVID + ve

12 Apr 2021 | 1:47 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday decided that all judges will hold sittings via video conferences from home after many of its staff tested positive for the COVID-19.

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Rahul calls for vaccination of all

Rahul calls for vaccination of all

12 Apr 2021 | 12:57 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday exhorted the people to demand for COVID-19 vaccination saying everyone has the right to a safe life.

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India's COVID-19 vaccinations cross 10.45 cr doses; 30 lakh doses administered on Day 1 of 'Tika Utsav'

India's COVID-19 vaccinations cross 10.45 cr doses; 30 lakh doses administered on Day 1 of 'Tika Utsav'

12 Apr 2021 | 12:57 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Nearly 30 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered on Day 1 of 'Tika Utsav' pushing cumulative coverage to 10.45 crore, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here on Monday.

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India reports 1,68,912  fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs

India reports 1,68,912 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs

12 Apr 2021 | 11:49 AM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) With 1,68,912 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally has surged to 1,35,27,717, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here on Monday.

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Delhi CM to hold meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

Delhi CM to hold meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

12 Apr 2021 | 11:06 AM

New Delhi, Apr 12 UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will review the Novel Coronavirus situation in the national capital in a meeting on Monday noon, officials said.

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Centre prohibits exports of Injection Remdesivir, Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till COVID situation in country improves

Centre prohibits exports of Injection Remdesivir, Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till COVID situation in country improves

11 Apr 2021 | 8:30 PM

New Delhi, Apr 11 (UNI) Centre has prohibited the exports of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till the COVID situation in the country improves.

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