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  • Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 3 mln-mark
  • MHA deputes 25 doctors, 75 paramedics at DRDO Covid hospital in Ahmedabad
  • Sonia Gandhi urges govt to lower Covid vaccination eligibility to 25 years
  • Prohibitory orders clamped in twin cities of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack during night curfew
  • Bypoll : 53 3 pc polling till 1300 hours in Nagarjuna Sagar
  • Vivek to be cremated with full police honours : TN govt
  • 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
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India's COVID-19 vaccinations cross 10.85 cr doses

India's COVID-19 vaccinations cross 10.85 cr doses

13 Apr 2021 | 1:11 PM

New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in
the country crossed 10.85 crore on Tuesday as the 'Tika Utsav' entered the third day, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said here.

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Jaishankar to hold talks with French counterpart in New Delhi

Jaishankar to hold talks with French counterpart in New Delhi

13 Apr 2021 | 12:20 PM

New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will hold talks with his French counterpart on bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest here on Tuesday.

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Festivals showcase country's diversity and spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat: PM Modi

Festivals showcase country's diversity and spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat: PM Modi

13 Apr 2021 | 11:32 AM

New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the people on the occasions of Chaitra Navratri, Ugadi and other festivals today and over the next few days.
Festivals showcase the country's diversity and spirit of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat, he tweeted.

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COVID-19: India records 1,61,736 fresh cases, 879 deaths

COVID-19: India records 1,61,736 fresh cases, 879 deaths

13 Apr 2021 | 10:40 AM

New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) India on Tuesday reported 1,61,736 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, pushing the total case tally to 1,36,89,453, the data by the Union Health Ministry stated on Thursday.

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PM pays tributes to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims

PM pays tributes to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims

13 Apr 2021 | 10:03 AM

New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims.

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Sushil Chandra appointed as new CEC

Sushil Chandra appointed as new CEC

12 Apr 2021 | 10:59 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appointed Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra as the new Chief Election Commissioner, the Ministry of Law and Justice said.

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SC judge recuses from Maudany bail hearing

SC judge recuses from Maudany bail hearing

12 Apr 2021 | 10:33 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) Supreme Court judge, Justice V Ramasubramanian, recused himself on Monday from hearing a plea filed by Kerala's People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nazir Maudany, an accused in the 2008 Bengaluru bomb blast case.

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Sushil Chandra appointed as new CEC

Sushil Chandra appointed as new CEC

12 Apr 2021 | 9:55 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appointed Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra as the new Chief Election Commissioner, the Ministry of Law and Justice said.

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SC reserves order on appointment of special public prosecutor in coal scam case

SC reserves order on appointment of special public prosecutor in coal scam case

12 Apr 2021 | 9:46 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on the appointment of the Special Public Prosecutor in cases related to the Coal block scam.

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Multi-national military exercise Shantir Ogrosena ends in Bangladesh

Multi-national military exercise Shantir Ogrosena ends in Bangladesh

12 Apr 2021 | 9:41 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) With an aim to strengthen defence ties and enhance interoperability among the neighbourhood countries to ensure effective peace keeping operations, the four-nation military exercise ‘Shantir Ogrosena which started on April 4 has culminated at Bangabandhu Senanibas (BBS) in Dhaka on Monday.

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Centre extends ceasefire agreements with  3 Naga groups by one year

Centre extends ceasefire agreements with 3 Naga groups by one year

12 Apr 2021 | 9:30 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI)The Centre has extended the ceasefire agreements with National Socialist Council of Nagaland/NK (NSCN/NK), National Socialist Council of Nagaland/ Reformation (NSCN/R) and National Socialist Council of Nagaland/K-Khango (NSCN/K-Khango) for another year, a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) communication said here on Monday.

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Delhi reports whopping 11,491 new cases of coronavirus, 72 deaths

Delhi reports whopping 11,491 new cases of coronavirus, 72 deaths

12 Apr 2021 | 8:41 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The national capital on Saturday reported a massive spike of 11,491 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, while 72 people lost their lives in the same period.

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SC dismisses plea against dismantling of INS Viraat

SC dismisses plea against dismantling of INS Viraat

12 Apr 2021 | 8:31 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a plea against the further dismantling of aircraft carrier INS Viraat following its decommissioning by the Navy in 2017 and to convert it into a museum.

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EC imposes 24-hour campaigning ban on Mamata Banerjee

EC imposes 24-hour campaigning ban on Mamata Banerjee

12 Apr 2021 | 8:13 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Election Commission on Monday imposed a 24-hour campaigning ban from 2000 hrs April 12 to 2000 hrs April 13 on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the violation of Model Code of Conduct.

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Over 44 staff in Supreme Court test Covid +ve, all judges to switch to virtual courts

Over 44 staff in Supreme Court test Covid +ve, all judges to switch to virtual courts

12 Apr 2021 | 7:50 PM

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday decided that all judges will hold sittings via video conferencing from home after over 44 staffers in the top court of the country tested positive for the COVID-19.

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