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India Reported More Than 2 Lakhs Covid-19 Cases, Record Daily High

India Reported More Than 2 Lakhs Covid-19 Cases, Record Daily High

Highlights: According to the new revised data, the death toll rose to 1,73,123, with 1,038 new deaths. In worst-hit Maharashtra, CM Uddhav Thackeray has imposed severe, curfew-like restrictions on public movement for the next 15…

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Latest Travel Guidelines If You Are Travelling To Or From Maharashtra

Latest Travel Guidelines If You Are Travelling To Or From Maharashtra

Highlights: Airlines issue fresh guidelines for passengers travelling to and from Maharashtra Random sample collection will be done for passengers arriving from states where there has been a spurt in the number of COVID-19 cases…

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India Gets 3rd Covid-19 Vaccine, Approves Sputnik V For Emergency Use

India Gets 3rd Covid-19 Vaccine, Approves Sputnik V For Emergency Use

Highlights:  On Monday, the DCGI approved the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. After the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, Sputnik V has the highest efficacy (91.6%). Covaxin, Covishield, and Sputnik-V are the three Covid-19…

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With 1.68 Lakh Covid-19 Cases, India Is Now Second Worst Hit Country After US

With 1.68 Lakh Covid-19 Cases, India Is Now Second Worst Hit Country After US

Highlights:  With 904 new Covid deaths, India’s overall death toll now stands at 1,70,179. With 63,294 new cases, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state. So far, over 10.45 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered throughout…

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Novel $ 800 Million Factory To Take On A Big China Monopoly, In Karnataka

Novel $ 800 Million Factory To Take On A Big China Monopoly, In Karnataka

Highlights: Son-in-law of India’s biggest steel tycoon is betting big on converting coal tar into graphite anodes The new factory in Karnataka is aiming to take on a big China monopoly by investing $ 807…

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Punjab Agrees To Implement Direct Bank Transfer Of MSP For Farmers From April 10

Punjab Agrees To Implement Direct Bank Transfer Of MSP For Farmers From April 10

Highlights:  FM of Punjab on Thursday, Manpreet Singh Badal said the state government has “no alternative” but to follow the Centre’s mandated order. Amarinder Singh, Punjab’s CM, called a meeting with ‘arthiyas’ (commission agents) on…

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Railways Stop Sale Of Platform Tickets At Mumbai CSMT And 5 Other Stations

Railways Stop Sale Of Platform Tickets At Mumbai CSMT And 5 Other Stations

Highlights: Railways stop sale of platform tickets at 6 stations including Mumbai CSMT Earlier authority hiked the price of platform tickets at some key stations to discourage people from going to platform The direction of…

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New Zealand Temporarily Suspends Entry Of Travellers From India Amid Rise In Covid-19 Cases

New Zealand Temporarily Suspends Entry Of Travellers From India Amid Rise In Covid-19 Cases

Highlights:  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday (April 8) that all travellers from India will be temporarily barred from entering the country. During a press conference in Auckland, Jacinda Ardern said that…

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Maharashtra Districts To Run Out Of Vaccine Stock Soon, Amid Surge in Covid-19 Cases

Maharashtra Districts To Run Out Of Vaccine Stock Soon, Amid Surge in Covid-19 Cases

Highlights:  The BMC has confirmed that there is a shortage in the city, and that Covid shots are “about to” end. According to Rajesh Tope, the state has requested more stock from the central government.…

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List Of States Under Night Curfew To Check Covid-19 Surge; Details Here

List Of States Under Night Curfew To Check Covid-19 Surge; Details Here

Highlights:  Amid surge in novel coronavirus cases, a large part of India is now under restrictions. On Monday, over 1 lakh new Covid-19 cases were registered in a single day. The most badly affected state…