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ICSE board exams for classes 10 and 12 postponed, new dates to be announced later

New Delhi, April 16 -- The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) on Friday postponed the board exams for classes 10 and 12 amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases across the countr... Read More


Maharashtra wants to inoculate up to 7 lakh people daily: Rajesh Tope

New Delhi, April 16 -- Maharashtra wants to vaccinate 6 to 7 lakh people against COVID-19 on a daily basis and to achieve the target, the state needs 40 to 45 lakh vaccine vials every week, health min... Read More


Tamil Nadu sees over 8,000 Covid-19 cases for first time this year, 23 deaths reported

New Delhi, April 16 -- Tamil Nadu reported 8,449 new Covid-19 infections on Friday, pushing the caseload to 9,71,384, while the death toll mounted to 13,032 with 33 more fatalities, the health departm... Read More


AnKa SumMor raises Pre-Series A funding from Inflection Point Ventures

BENGALURU, April 16 -- Sales and distribution platform, AnKa SumMor, on Friday said that it has raised Rs.3 crore as a part of its pre-Series A round led by Inflection Point Ventures. According to th... Read More


UK govt clears Nirav Modi extradition to India, say CBI officials

New Delhi, April 16 -- United Kingdom's home secretary Priti Patel has cleared the extradition of fugitive billionaire and diamond merchant Nirav Modi to India according to CBI officials. Nirav Modi i... Read More


Retail body urges Maharasthra to allow home delivery of apparel, electronics

New Delhi, April 16 -- Industry body the Retailer's Association of India (RAI) on Friday appealed to the Maharashtra government to permit home delivery of non-food items such as clothing, personal car... Read More


Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi, April 16 -- Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Javadekar has requested all tho... Read More


Maharashtra CM thanks PM Modi as Centre allows Haffkine to produce Covaxin

New Delhi, April 16 -- Maharashtra's Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing Maharashtra-government owned Haffkine Institute to manufacture Bharat... Read More


Current production capacity of Covaxin vaccine will be doubled in next two months: Govt

New Delhi, April 16 -- Union government today decided to ramp up the production of Covaxin, an anti-coronavirus vaccine of Bharat Biotech. Ministry of Science & Technology issued a statement in which ... Read More


Pawan Kalyan, Jana Sena party chief and Telugu star, tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi, April 16 -- Telugu film star and Jana Sena Party chief K Pawan Kalyan has tested positive for Covid-19. He is now stable, the powerstar's political secretary P Hariprasad said today. The a... Read More