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West Bengal polls 2021: EC bans roadshows, rallies ahead of phase 7 and 8; only 500 allowed in public meetings
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West Bengal polls 2021: EC bans roadshows, rallies ahead of phase 7 and 8; only 500 allowed in public meetings

The EC order came on a day West Bengal reported its highest single-day spike of 11,948 COVID-19 cases and 56 fresh deaths

New COVID-19 vaccine price might cause 'financial burden' on India's 'lowest denomination', says Madras HC
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New COVID-19 vaccine price might cause 'financial burden' on India's 'lowest denomination', says Madras HC

The Madras high court also sought information from the Tamil Nadu government about the availability of medical facilities like oxygen and remdesivir in the state

COVID-19 oxygen crisis: No supply in six private Delhi hospitals, others running low, Manish Sisodia tells Centre
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COVID-19 oxygen crisis: No supply in six private Delhi hospitals, others running low, Manish Sisodia tells Centre

Two of the six hospitals — Saroj Super Specialty Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital — have been flagging their shortage since Thursday morning

Lack of COVID drug a violation of Article 19, notes Karnataka HC; demands real-time updates on availability
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Lack of COVID drug a violation of Article 19, notes Karnataka HC; demands real-time updates on availability

On the availability of medical oxygen, the court noted that the 'the situation is very, very bad' and added, 'We have found that people are not getting oxygen in 24 hours'

PBKS vs MI IPL 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch
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PBKS vs MI IPL 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch

Live Streaming of PBKS vs MI, IPL 2021: Here's everything you need to know about the television and online coverage of the 17th match of IPL 2021 between Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians in Chennai.

Coronavirus Updates: Delhi registers record 306 COVID-19 deaths; Kerala sees highest one-day surge with nearly 27,000 cases
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Coronavirus Updates: Delhi registers record 306 COVID-19 deaths; Kerala sees highest one-day surge with nearly 27,000 cases

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Delhi logged 26,169 cases with a positivity rate of 36.24 %, the highest since the pandemic began a year ago, even as the city hospitals grappled with depleting oxygen supplies

IPL 2021: Devdutt Padikkal smashes unbeaten ton as RCB thrash RR by 10 wickets to extend unbeaten start
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IPL 2021: Devdutt Padikkal smashes unbeaten ton as RCB thrash RR by 10 wickets to extend unbeaten start

RCB never looked in any tearing hurry and yet the target was achieved in only 16.3 overs with all 10 wickets intact.

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal battles past Kei Nishikori in three sets to enter quarter-finals
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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal battles past Kei Nishikori in three sets to enter quarter-finals

The world number three triumphed 6-0, 2-6, 6-2 over 2014 and 2015 champion Nishikori and next faces Britain's Cameron Norrie, a fellow left-hander, for a place in the semi-finals.

Stuttgart Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Jelena Ostapenko to set up quarter-final against Ashleigh Barty
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Stuttgart Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Jelena Ostapenko to set up quarter-final against Ashleigh Barty

Pliskova, the sixth seed, recovered from losing the first set in a tie break by firing down 21 aces, 10 of which came in the last set alone, for a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 6-3 second-round win.

Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh's training and competition tour of Turkey suspended due to hard quarantine
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Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh's training and competition tour of Turkey suspended due to hard quarantine

Olympics-bound javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh were to be among the group to travel to Turkey this month, along with the quarter-milers — both men and women — but the tour has been put on hold.

European Super League: 'Absolutely necessary', Barcelona president Joan Laporta maintains support for tournament
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European Super League: 'Absolutely necessary', Barcelona president Joan Laporta maintains support for tournament

The Super League was announced by a dozen top clubs in Europe but quickly collapsed and is now officially backed only by Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes making political, social justice demonstrations to get global union’s backing
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes making political, social justice demonstrations to get global union’s backing

The pledges came one day after the IOC confirmed its long-standing ban on “demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda” on the field of play, medal podiums or official ceremonies.

AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships: Six Indian boxers claim gold medals with dominant performances
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AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships: Six Indian boxers claim gold medals with dominant performances

While Gitika prevailed 5-0 over Poland's Natalia Kuczewska, Babyrojisana defeated Valeriia Linkova of Russia by a similar margin after a close opening round.

Tour of the Alps: Simon Yates retains overall lead as Pello Bilbao takes fourth stage
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Tour of the Alps: Simon Yates retains overall lead as Pello Bilbao takes fourth stage

Team Bahrain's Bilbao edged Russian Aleksandr Vlasov of Astana with Yates, riding for Bike Exchange, third in the 'queen stage' of this year's race from Naturno to Pieve di Bono in northern Italy.

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Najmul Shanto, skipper Mominul Haque share record stand as Tigers end Day 2 on 474/4
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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Najmul Shanto, skipper Mominul Haque share record stand as Tigers end Day 2 on 474/4

Shanto took his maiden Test century to 163 while Mominul weighed in with 127 as they shared Bangladesh's best-ever partnership for the third wicket in Tests.

Climate Summit 2021: Narendra Modi announces India-US clean energy initiative, pitches 'back to basics' philosophy
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Climate Summit 2021: Narendra Modi announces India-US clean energy initiative, pitches 'back to basics' philosophy

Modi pitched for concrete action at a "high speed" and on a large scale to combat climate change, and asserted that India was doing its part to deal with the challenge

Ola Electric reveals details of its Hypercharger network ahead of e-scooter launch
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Ola Electric reveals details of its Hypercharger network ahead of e-scooter launch

With a planned 100,000 charging stations, Ola Hypercharger will be the world’s largest electric two-wheeler charging network.

UAE bans all flights from India for 10 days starting 24 April due to surge in COVID-19 cases
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UAE bans all flights from India for 10 days starting 24 April due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Arrival passengers from India, who have transited through other countries, will not be allowed in UAE unless they were staying for 14 days in other countries, said reports

West Bengal Election 2021: 79.11% turnout recorded in Phase 6; polling 'by and large' peaceful, says CEO
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West Bengal Election 2021: 79.11% turnout recorded in Phase 6; polling 'by and large' peaceful, says CEO

Nadia registered the highest voter turnout of 82.67 percent, followed by Purba Bardhaman (82.15 percent), Uttar Dinajpur (77.76 percent) and North 24 Parganas (75.94 percent)