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Civic Body Polls In Gujarat's Gandhinagar Postponed Over COVID-19

Civic Body Polls In Gujarat's Gandhinagar Postponed Over COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Ahmedabad

The Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) on Saturday decided to postpone the elections to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation, scheduled to be held on April 18, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, an official statement said.

Madhya Pradesh Doctor Resigns As Congress MLA Shouts At Him After Man's Death

Madhya Pradesh Doctor Resigns As Congress MLA Shouts At Him After Man's Death

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021

A doctor in a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh resigned on Saturday after some Congress leaders, including former minister PC Sharma, allegedly misbehaved with him following the death of a patient.

Indian Business Tycoon Yusuffali MA Gets Top Civilian Award In UAE

Indian Business Tycoon Yusuffali MA Gets Top Civilian Award In UAE

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, Dubai

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has honoured Indian-origin businessman Yusuffali MA and 11 other individuals with Abu Dhabi's top civilian award for their noble and charitable contributions to the community.

Samajwadi Party To Form Outfit Named After Dr BR Ambedkar

Samajwadi Party To Form Outfit Named After Dr BR Ambedkar

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, Lucknow

In an apparent bid to widen its electoral base, the Samajwadi Party on Saturday decided to set up ''Babasaheb Vahini'', a party affiliated outfit after Dalit icon Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar's name.

Scenes Of Despair As Covid Patients' Families Scramble For Beds In Indore

Scenes Of Despair As Covid Patients' Families Scramble For Beds In Indore

Written by Anurag Dwary | Saturday April 10, 2021, Indore

Ambulances with patients lining up outside hospitals, desperate relatives running from pillar to post in search for a bed were among the scenes of despair witnessed in Indore as the medical services in the city have been struggling to cope with the s

Full List Of Restrictions Announced By Delhi As Covid Cases Spike

Full List Of Restrictions Announced By Delhi As Covid Cases Spike

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

As Delhi continues to record massive spike in single-day Covid cases, the Delhi government has issued a fresh set of guidelines and restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Delhi Announces Strict New Covid Curbs On Restaurants, Theatres, Travel

Delhi Announces Strict New Covid Curbs On Restaurants, Theatres, Travel

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government on Saturday announced new restrictions amid an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, banning most public gatherings and setting limits for attendance at restaurants, theatres, on public transport and functions like weddings.

BJP Can't Give Citizenship To <i>Matuas</i>, They Already Have It: Mamata Banerjee

BJP Can't Give Citizenship To Matuas, They Already Have It: Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, Baduria/Hingalganj/Bijpur

Accusing the BJP of giving false promises to the members of the politically significant Matua community on citizenship, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday claimed that those people have already been given all rights as citizens.

India Fastest To Administer Over 100 Million Covid Jabs In 85 Days

India Fastest To Administer Over 100 Million Covid Jabs In 85 Days

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

As the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the 10 crore-mark, the Union Health Ministry on Saturday said that India is the fastest nation to administer 100 million doses in 85 days.

Punjab Farm Agents '<i>Arhtiyas</i>' Withdraw Strike After Amarinder Singh's Assurance

Punjab Farm Agents 'Arhtiyas' Withdraw Strike After Amarinder Singh's Assurance

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, Ludhiana/Chandigarh

A few hours after going on a state-wide strike against the Centre's direction to the state government to transfer the minimum support price of farmers' crops directly to their bank accounts, ''arhtiyas'' in Punjab on Saturday withdrew their strike.

Politicians Banned In Bengal District After Clashes, Phase 5 Campaign Cut

Politicians Banned In Bengal District After Clashes, Phase 5 Campaign Cut

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

No politician can enter West Bengal's Cooch Behar district for the next three days, the Election Commission has said following Saturday's violence in which four people died.

Mumbai Records Over 9,300 New Covid Cases, Infections Doubling In 34 Days

Mumbai Records Over 9,300 New Covid Cases, Infections Doubling In 34 Days

Reported by Puja Bharadwaj, Edited by Stela Dey | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

Mumbai reported 9,327 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, slightly up from yesterday's 9,200, as the gripping pandemic forces Maharashtra to implement stricter rules to contain the surge.

Siblings Day 2021: All You Need To Know About The Special Day

Siblings Day 2021: All You Need To Know About The Special Day

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday April 10, 2021, New Delhi

The bond between siblings is special, isn't it? From arch enemies to trusted mentors, siblings can just about slip into any role when required. So, it only seems fitting to set aside a day to honour this unique relationship.

Two Encounters Break Out In J&K's Shopian, Anantnag

Two Encounters Break Out In J&K's Shopian, Anantnag

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 10, 2021, Srinagar

Security forces are engaged in exchange of fire with terrorists in Shopian and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir as two separate encounters broke out Saturday, police said.

Indian-American, 5, Reads 36 Books Nonstop In 105 Minutes, Sets Record

Indian-American, 5, Reads 36 Books Nonstop In 105 Minutes, Sets Record

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday April 10, 2021, Chennai

She is barely five but Indian-American Kiara Kaur in UAE has already won international acclaim for reading 36 books nonstop for over an hour. She has entered the World Book of Records in London and Asia Book of Records for her feat.