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Punjab makes negative RT-PCR test mandatory for air travellers

India, April 14 -- The Punjab government on Wednesday announced new restrictions on incoming air travellers in a bid to contain the rising number of Covid-19 cases. From now on, all air travellers wil... Read More


'National lockdown not needed but...': Immunisation advisory group chairman on containing Covid-19

India, April 14 -- The chairman of the Covid-19 working group of the National Technical Advisory Group of Immunisation (NTAGI), Dr NK Arora, on Wednesday warned against political rallies and religious... Read More


Why govt decided to cancel CBSE Class 10 exams, postpone Class 12 exams

India, April 14 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a REPLACED on Wednesday to discuss the issue of holding board examinations at a time when Covid-19 cases are surging across the country. A decision... Read More


Pune's Covid cases fall but shortage of ambulances, Remdesivir worry residents

India, April 12 -- Pune reported a slight dip in the number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases on Monday as the district recorded 9621 infections, data showed. Pune recorded a dip of 2756 cases a... Read More


Chandigarh administration says can't rule out lockdown if Covid-19 cases rise

India, April 12 -- Authorities in Chandigarh on Monday warned that if coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases continue to rise in the city then they will have to consider imposing a lockdown. Chandigarh ... Read More


Mumbai reports surge in daily Covid-19 cases with 9,989 fresh infections

India, April 11 -- Mumbai on Sunday reported 9989 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) taking the tally in the financial hub to 520,214, according to data shared by the Brihanmumbai Munic... Read More


Maharashtra, Punjab, C'garh: Govt points out gaps in Covid containment strategy

India, April 11 -- The Centre on Sunday wrote to Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab outlining feedback shared by the REPLACED, deployed in these states witnessing a spike in coronavirus disease (Cov... Read More


Madhya Pradesh extends lockdowns in several cities, ramps up oxygen supply

India, April 10 -- Madhya Pradesh on Saturday announced a slew of measures, including lockdowns in several districts, to contain the surging cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), officials said... Read More


Ask them first: Ravi Shankar Prasad hits back at Rahul over vaccine letter

India, April 9 -- Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday launched a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi after the REPLACED asking him to allow states to have a greater say in the procurement and dis... Read More


After Lucknow, UP's Moradabad imposes night curfew to check Covid-19 cases

India, April 9 -- Authorities in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad on Friday decided to impose a night curfew from 10pm to 6am for a week in a bid to check the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as ... Read More