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BJP Chief Visits Temples In UP, Eats <i>Kachori, Jalebi</i> After Prayers. See Photos

BJP Chief Visits Temples In UP, Eats Kachori, Jalebi After Prayers. See Photos

Edited by Stela Dey | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

BJP President JP Nadda visited Varanasi's iconic Kashi Vishwanath temple today and also offered prayers at the Kaal Bhairav temple later.

Amid Trinamool Poll Preparation, Mamata Banerjee To Meet Tejashwi Yadav

Amid Trinamool Poll Preparation, Mamata Banerjee To Meet Tejashwi Yadav

Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday March 01, 2021, Kolkata

The new Election Committee of the Trinamool Congress - headed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee - will meet today at her Kalighat residence in Kolkata. The committee includes Trinamool Youth wing chief Abhishek Banerjee, along with other senior leaders of the party.

Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal Joins Aam Aadmi Party

Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal Joins Aam Aadmi Party

Edited by Arun Nair | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal today joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of party leader Raghav Chadha.

CoWIN App Only For Administrators, Use Website For Vaccination: Centre

CoWIN App Only For Administrators, Use Website For Vaccination: Centre

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

The Union Health Ministry today clarified that the CoWIN app available on Play Store was not meant to register for or book Covid-19 vaccinations. That can be done only through the portal. The app is meant for use only by the administrators, it said.

Mumbai Outage Example Of China Targeting India Power Facilities: Report

Mumbai Outage Example Of China Targeting India Power Facilities: Report

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

China may have targeted power facilities across India last year in the middle of hostilities at the border, a new study has said. A massive power outage in Mumbai in October, which stopped trains and shut down hospitals for hours at the height of the Covid crisis, may have been linked to these activities by a Chinese threat activity group, says the report that has been the government has been told about.

Mumbai Police On Jaish-Ul-Hind Link To Mukesh Ambani Security Scare

Mumbai Police On Jaish-Ul-Hind Link To Mukesh Ambani Security Scare

Reported by Neeta Sharma,Sohit Rakesh Mishra, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Monday March 01, 2021, Mumbai

Days after an explosives-filled car was found abandoned near business tycoon Mukesh Ambani's house in Mumbai, police have dismissed any connection to terror outfit Jaish-ul-Hind.

In PM's Birthday Wish For Nitish Kumar, A Compliment On Leadership

In PM's Birthday Wish For Nitish Kumar, A Compliment On Leadership

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning tweeted a birthday wish for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with a compliment on his leadership skills and his efforts in developing the state. Nitish Kumar turns 70 today; he took oath in November for a fourth straight term as the state's chief minister.

Social Distancing, Sanitisers: UP Primary Schools Reopen With Covid Protocols

Social Distancing, Sanitisers: UP Primary Schools Reopen With Covid Protocols

Written by Alok Pandey | Monday March 01, 2021, Lucknow

Primary schools across Uttar Pradesh have opened from today after a year-long gap due to the Covid pandemic. Strict guidelines have been issued to safely resume schooling for classes 1 to 5.

Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Assam To Launch Poll Campaign

Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Assam To Launch Poll Campaign

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Monday March 01, 2021, Guwahati, Assam

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached Assam this morning to launch campaign for the three-phased state elections that begin on March 27. Guwahati is the first stop for the 49-year-old party leader as she begins her two-day visit.

India's COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1.11 Crore; Death Count Reaches 1,57,157

India's COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1.11 Crore; Death Count Reaches 1,57,157

Press Trust of India | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

India's COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.11 crore on Monday with 15,510 new infections, while the active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day and were recorded at 1,68,627, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij Explains Why He Won't Take Covid Vaccine

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij Explains Why He Won't Take Covid Vaccine

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

As the second phase of the nationwide Covid vaccination began with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the first beneficiary, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij tweeted that he did not need the vaccine.

With 51 New Covid Cases In A Day, Maharashtra District Put Under Curfew

With 51 New Covid Cases In A Day, Maharashtra District Put Under Curfew

Reported by Purva Chitnis, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday March 01, 2021, Mumbai

Eastern Maharashtra's Hingoli district was today placed under a strict curfew, a day after it registered 51 new cases of Covid-19. The curbs will remain till March 17, authorities have informed. Similar restrictions placed earlier on the city of Pune, too, were yesterday extended till March 14. These developments come amid a spike in the number of cases across the state, especially the Vidarbha region, over the past many weeks.

Covid Vaccination Begins For People Above 60: How You Can Register

Covid Vaccination Begins For People Above 60: How You Can Register

Edited by Arun Nair | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

India today expanded the nationwide vaccination against the coronavirus, opening registerations for people above 60 years and those aged 45 in the second phase of the inoculation drive which began on January 16. , , , , ,

What PM Modi Told Nurse After Receiving Vaccine

What PM Modi Told Nurse After Receiving Vaccine

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday March 01, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first to take a Covid shot today as nationwide vaccination of persons above 60 and those over 45 with illnesses began.

Days After Unnao, 16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In UP's Aligarh Field

Days After Unnao, 16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In UP's Aligarh Field

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday March 01, 2021, Lucknow

A 16-year-old girl's body has been found in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district. She had gone missing since yesterday morning and her remains were recovered last night, the police have said. The incident less than two weeks after three girls, all related to each other, were found under similar circumstances in Unnao district on February 17 - two of them died.