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Rapid COVID-19 tests to be conducted at airports, railway and bus stations: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Rapid COVID-19 tests to be conducted at airports, railway and bus stations: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

The UP government has decided to conduct rapid COVID-19 tests on passengers coming from outside the state. 

Apr 19, 2021, 19:50 PM IST
UPSC recruitment: Civil service interviews deferred amid spurt in COVID-19 cases

UPSC recruitment: Civil service interviews deferred amid spurt in COVID-19 cases

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has deferred its civil services examination 2020 interviews as a the country is witnessing a massive spike in coronavirus cases.

Apr 19, 2021, 19:47 PM IST
India.com scaling new heights: 10x growth story in one year

India.com scaling new heights: 10x growth story in one year

India.com has undergone a revamp in its overall strategy over the past year. From being a news website until last year, the brand has evolved into a content aggregator curating content from various

Apr 19, 2021, 19:45 PM IST
184 Indian, International patents filed from IIT-Madras despite COVID-19 lockdown

184 Indian, International patents filed from IIT-Madras despite COVID-19 lockdown

This trend also highlights a steady and multi-fold increase from the 22 patents folded in the year 2017.

Apr 19, 2021, 19:31 PM IST
People over 18 years can get COVID-19 vaccine from May 1

People over 18 years can get COVID-19 vaccine from May 1

The central government on Monday (April 19) announced that people over 18 years wil be able get COVID-19 vaccine from May 1.

Apr 19, 2021, 19:21 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tests COVID-19 positive, admitted to AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tests COVID-19 positive, admitted to AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has tested positive for COVID-19, an AIIMS official confirmed on Monday, as per ANI.

Apr 19, 2021, 18:46 PM IST
E-Pass in Delhi: Who all need it during 6-day complete lockdown

E-Pass in Delhi: Who all need it during 6-day complete lockdown

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday decided to impose a six-day lockdown in the national capital from tonight till next Monday morning to control the pandemic situation. 

Apr 19, 2021, 18:36 PM IST
Divy Ashwinbhai Trivedi to serve his best towards the people of Gujarat and nation

Divy Ashwinbhai Trivedi to serve his best towards the people of Gujarat and nation

Divy Ashwinbhai Trivedi is a name everyone is extremely well versed within Gujrat and Gandhinagar for his numerous social activities.

Apr 19, 2021, 18:19 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee urges EC with 'folded hands' to curtail poll schedule amid COVID-19 crisis

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee urges EC with 'folded hands' to curtail poll schedule amid COVID-19 crisis

WB CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged the Election Commission to curtail the poll schedule for the remaining three phases of the ongoing Assembly election in the state. 

Apr 19, 2021, 18:00 PM IST
COVID-19: Punjab extends night curfew hours, malls, cinema halls closed, check new restrictions here

COVID-19: Punjab extends night curfew hours, malls, cinema halls closed, check new restrictions here

COVID-19: The new restrictions in Punjab will come into force from Tuesday in which curfew timing will now start from 8 pm and last till 5 am. 

Apr 19, 2021, 17:54 PM IST
Lockdown in 5 cities of Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad HC scolds Yogi Adityanath Govt

Lockdown in 5 cities of Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad HC scolds Yogi Adityanath Govt

The Allahabad High Court on Monday (April 19) ordered lockdown-like restrictions across five cities of Uttar Pradesh in view of the worsening COVID-19 situation.

Apr 19, 2021, 17:49 PM IST
Delhi metro frequency reduced during lockdown, check details here

Delhi metro frequency reduced during lockdown, check details here

The frequency of the trains will be reduced as per the new rules which will remain in effect till the lockdown is in place that is till April 26.

Apr 19, 2021, 17:33 PM IST
Kumbh visitors to undergo compulsory 14-day quarantine: Delhi government

Kumbh visitors to undergo compulsory 14-day quarantine: Delhi government

Residents of Delhi who visited the Kumbh Mela between April 4 and April 17 are required to upload their details on a link provided on the Delhi government website within 24 hours.

Apr 19, 2021, 17:28 PM IST
Noida police starts helpline for plasma donation as COVID-19 situation worsens

Noida police starts helpline for plasma donation as COVID-19 situation worsens

The police commissionerate has launched a helpline number – 8851066433 – to connect people in need of plasma with donors, the officials said.

Apr 19, 2021, 17:13 PM IST
Remdesivir, Plasma therapy limited role in treating COVID-19, says AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria

Remdesivir, Plasma therapy limited role in treating COVID-19, says AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria

The AIIMS director stressed that Remdesivir injections should be administered to only critical COVID-19 infected patients. 

Apr 19, 2021, 17:09 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee declares summer vacation for all schools in West Bengal from Tuesday

Mamata Banerjee declares summer vacation for all schools in West Bengal from Tuesday

The vacation will start from Tuesday (April 20) and continue till June. The decision to announce early vacation has been taken in view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

Apr 19, 2021, 16:50 PM IST
COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi: Know how to apply for an e-Pass on www.delhi.gov.in

COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi: Know how to apply for an e-Pass on www.delhi.gov.in

The movement of the individuals during COVID-19 lockdown will be allowed only with the possession of an e-pass (in soft or hard copy). 

Apr 19, 2021, 16:04 PM IST
COVID-19: Delhi to monitor procurement, distribution of medical oxygen, Remdesivir

COVID-19: Delhi to monitor procurement, distribution of medical oxygen, Remdesivir

"The Delhi government will now directly oversee the entire procurement and distribution process of both Remdesivir injections and medical oxygen to ensure adequate treatment for corona patients in

Apr 19, 2021, 15:59 PM IST
UP panchayat polls: SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav misses voting due to COVID-19

UP panchayat polls: SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav misses voting due to COVID-19

Mulayam Singh Yadav did not cast his vote due to the surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 19, 2021, 15:56 PM IST
Noida authorities to increase random COVID-19 testing for commuters from Delhi

Noida authorities to increase random COVID-19 testing for commuters from Delhi

Amid the rising COVID-19 infections in the district, the Gautam Buddh Nagar administration has started conducting random COVID-19 tests from Friday onwards. 

Apr 19, 2021, 15:34 PM IST