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PM Ignored COVID-19 Crisis To Hide His Lack Of Foresightedness: Prashant Kishor

PM Ignored COVID-19 Crisis To Hide His Lack Of Foresightedness: Prashant Kishor

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Kolkata

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor who is looking after the Trinamool Congress' election strategy in West Bengal on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring the COVID-19 crisis to hide his lack of understanding and foresightedness.

"Tracking Course Of Covid Outbreak In India Very Closely," Says US

"Tracking Course Of Covid Outbreak In India Very Closely," Says US

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Washington

The United States is tracking the course of the COVID-19 outbreak in India "very closely", the State Department has said.

Peaceful Repolling In Four Polling Booths In Assam

Peaceful Repolling In Four Polling Booths In Assam

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Guwahati

Repolling in four polling stations in Ratabari, Sonai and Haflong constituencies of Assam Assembly passed off peacefully on Tuesday, officials said.

Air Pollution Costs Indian Businesses 95 Billion Dollars Every Year, Says Study

Air Pollution Costs Indian Businesses 95 Billion Dollars Every Year, Says Study

Reuters | Wednesday April 21, 2021, New Delhi

Air pollution costs Indian businesses $95 billion every year, or 3% of the country's Gross Domestic Product, and cuts annual consumer spending by $22 billion, according to a study released on Thursday.

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Over 13 Crore Vaccine Doses Administered So Far, Says Ministry

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Over 13 Crore Vaccine Doses Administered So Far, Says Ministry

Wednesday April 21, 2021, New Delhi

India has administered more than 13 crore coronavirus vaccine doses to eligible beneficiaries so far with nearly 29 lakh jabs being given on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said.

Railway Ministry Announces Rs 50,000 Award For Employee Who Saved Child

Railway Ministry Announces Rs 50,000 Award For Employee Who Saved Child

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Mumbai

The Ministry of Railways has announced an award of Rs 50,000 for Mayur Shelke, a Central Railway employee who saved a six-year-old boy by risking his own life.

More States Opt For Lockdown-Like Restrictions As Active Covid Cases Cross 20-Lakh Mark

More States Opt For Lockdown-Like Restrictions As Active Covid Cases Cross 20-Lakh Mark

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, New Delhi

More states went for partial-to-full lockdown, night curfew and other restrictions on Tuesday as India's active COVID-19 cases crossed 20 lakh with 2,59,170 new coronavirus infections and a record 1,761 fatalities.

Delhi High Court Lays Down Guidelines For Ensuring Quick Removal Of Offensive Content From Internet

Delhi High Court Lays Down Guidelines For Ensuring Quick Removal Of Offensive Content From Internet

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday laid down guidelines to be followed by courts while dealing with cases related to removal of objectionable content from the internet to ensure access to such offensive material is restricted at the earliest

US "Very Closely" Tracking Course Of COVID-19 Outbreak In India: Official

US "Very Closely" Tracking Course Of COVID-19 Outbreak In India: Official

ANI | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Washington

United States is "very closely" tracking the course of the COVID-19 outbreak in India, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price has said.

PM's Appeal For Discipline To Fight Covid Should Have Been Applied During Rallies: Shiv Sena MP

PM's Appeal For Discipline To Fight Covid Should Have Been Applied During Rallies: Shiv Sena MP

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Mumbai

The ruling NCP in Maharashtra on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation stressed a lockdown should be the "last resort" to fight COVID-19.

Gujarat Hospitals To Treat Covid Patients Without Prior Permission Till June 15: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Hospitals To Treat Covid Patients Without Prior Permission Till June 15: Vijay Rupani

ANI | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Ahmedabad

All private hospitals, clinics, nursing homes in Gujarat can treat COVID-19 patients till June 15, without any prior permission, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced.

UK Invites India As Guest Nation To G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

UK Invites India As Guest Nation To G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, London

India is among the guest countries invited to join parts of the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers' meeting to be hosted by the UK next month, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said on Tuesday.

Plea In High Court Against Movies On Sushant Singh Rajput's Life, Producers Asked To Respond

Plea In High Court Against Movies On Sushant Singh Rajput's Life, Producers Asked To Respond

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, Delhi

Delhi High Court has asked the producers of various proposed and upcoming films on the life of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to respond to a plea by his father seeking to restrain anyone from using his son's name or likeness in movies.

Wastage Of COVID-19 Vaccine In Current Situation ''Criminal'': Delhi High Court

Wastage Of COVID-19 Vaccine In Current Situation ''Criminal'': Delhi High Court

ANI | Wednesday April 21, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday expressed its concerns on the wastage of COVID-19 vaccine and said that the wastage of vaccine is a ''criminal waste''.

Delhi Metro Revises Operational Plan For 6-Day Lockdown In National Capital

Delhi Metro Revises Operational Plan For 6-Day Lockdown In National Capital

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 21, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday revised its operational plan for the six-day lockdown period and increased the frequency of metro trains from 30 minutes to 15 minutes during the peak hours.