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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

New Delhi, Apr 12 :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. All the judges will hold video hearings from their respective residences and all the courtrooms are currently being sanitised. In view of the development, […]

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

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. Also, the 904 deaths were reported in the same period taking the death toll to 1,70,179. Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-affected state with […]

Five killed in poll-related violence in Bengal; 33.98 per cent turnout till 1115 hrs

Five killed in poll-related violence in Bengal; 33.98 per cent turnout till 1115 hrs

Kolkata, Apr 10 (UNI) At least five people were killed in North Bengal in poll-related violence even as the fourth phase recorded 33.98 per cent turnout till 1115 hours in West Bengal on Saturday. At least four people were killed in Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district after CISF allegedly opened fire at them after coming […]

COVID-19: India records 1,45,384 cases, highest single-day spike

COVID-19: India records 1,45,384 cases, highest single-day spike

New Delhi, Apr 10(UNI) India has logged 1,45,384 fresh coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest-ever single-day surge since the start of the pandemic, pushing the tally to 1,32,05,0926, the Ministry of health and Family Welfare said here on Saturday. As many as 794 people succumbed during the same period taking the total […]

Four killed in fire at Well Treat COVID Hospital in Nagpur

Four killed in fire at Well Treat COVID Hospital in Nagpur

Nagpur, April 10(UNI): At least four persons were killed and several other injured in a massive fire erupted at Well Treat hospital in Wadi area on Amravati road in Maharashtra’s Nagpur district on Friday night , Chief fire officer Rajendra Uchke said. According to the primary information the fire reportedly started from AC unit of […]

11th round of corps commander talks between India, China underway in Chushul

11th round of corps commander talks between India, China underway in Chushul

New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) The 11th round of meeting between the military commanders of India and China began at Chushul on Friday to resolve the ongoing issues along with the friction points in Gogra, Hot Springs and Depsang plains in Ladakh. The Indian side is being headed by the Leh-based 14 Corps commander Lt […]

COVID-19: India records single-day hike of over 1.3 lakh cases

COVID-19: India records single-day hike of over 1.3 lakh cases

New Delhi, Apr 9(UNI) India on Thursday recorded 1,31,968 Covid-19 fresh infections, the highest single-day hike for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, pushing the tally to 1,30,60,542, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday. With 780 people succumbing to the disease during the same period, the fatalities have […]

Army Chief General Naravane on five-day Bangladesh visit

Army Chief General Naravane on five-day Bangladesh visit

New Delhi, Apr 8 (UNI) Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General MM Naravane on Thursday proceeded on a five-day visit to Bangladesh to further boost the bilateral and defence ties between between the nations. The Army Chief will pay tributes to the martyrs of the Liberation War by laying a wreath at the Shikha […]

Former KU VC Riyaz Punjabi no more

Former KU VC Riyaz Punjabi no more

Former Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Riyaz Punjabi died on Thursday after a brief illness.Reports quoting the deceased’s family said that Riyaz breathed his last Thursday morning at his Delhi residence. The deceased was a former Professor and Vice Chancellor at the University of Kashmir. He was granted the Padma Shri, one of India’s highest civilian awards, […]

COVID-19: India reports 1,26,789 new cases, 685 deaths

COVID-19: India reports 1,26,789 new cases, 685 deaths

New Delhi, Apr 8 (UNI) India on Thursday reported 1,26,789 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, the highest ever daily surge since the outbreak of the pandemic, the data by the Union Health Ministry stated on Thursday. With this, the country’s overall Covid tally now stands at 1,29,28,574.The death toll mounted to […]

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