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Coronavirus outbreak: Over 77.66 lakh healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated, says Centre
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Over 77.66 lakh healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated, says Centre

'A total 2,61,309 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm on Friday across 35 states and UTs. These include 50,837 HCWs and 2,10,472 FLWs,' said the health ministry

India reports over 60,000 COVID-19 cases for third consecutive day; fatality rate down to 2.01%, claims govt
India

India reports over 60,000 COVID-19 cases for third consecutive day; fatality rate down to 2.01%, claims govt

India reported more than 60,000 new COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day. The country's case count had crossed 20 lakh on Friday.

COVID-19 cases near 8.5 lakh as India reports 28,637 new cases, 551 deaths; UP announces weekend lockdown
India

COVID-19 cases near 8.5 lakh as India reports 28,637 new cases, 551 deaths; UP announces weekend lockdown

The number of recoveries stands at 5,34,620, while there are 2,92,258 active cases of the COVID-19 infection presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am on Sunday showed.

French hacker claims Pakistan's COVID-19 contact tracing app reveals patients' locations, govt denies claims
News & Analysis

French hacker claims Pakistan's COVID-19 contact tracing app reveals patients' locations, govt denies claims

The hacker revealed that due to the privacy issues, this app can give out the 'exact coordinates' of the infected people.

Sonia Gandhi calls MGNREGA a powerful mechanism to help people, asks Centre not to play politics 'in time of crisis'
India

Sonia Gandhi calls MGNREGA a powerful mechanism to help people, asks Centre not to play politics 'in time of crisis'

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Monday made an impassioned plea for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to be depoliticised, saying it is a powerful mechanism that can be used to help the people of India in "their time of need."

Coronavirus Outbreak: UGC recommends varsities to reduce exam duration, asks them to conduct tests online
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: UGC recommends varsities to reduce exam duration, asks them to conduct tests online

Universities may conduct semester exams in July either online or offline depending upon the feasibility and the COVID-19 situation and reduce the exam duration from three hours to two hours, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended.

In bid to provide relief to parents, states order private schools to not hike fees, ease up on collection during lockdown
India

In bid to provide relief to parents, states order private schools to not hike fees, ease up on collection during lockdown

With schools being shut due to the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, many states have asked private schools to not force parents to pay the fees

Coronavirus Outbreak: Saudi Arabia urges Muslims to hold off on making Hajj plans; country has reported over 1,500 cases
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Saudi Arabia urges Muslims to hold off on making Hajj plans; country has reported over 1,500 cases

In February, the Kingdom took the extraordinary decision to close off the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to foreigners over the coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak: David Harbour wants Marvel to stream Black Widow online after release date delay
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: David Harbour wants Marvel to stream Black Widow online after release date delay

Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz and OT Fagbenle, was supposed to release on 1May

Coronavirus Outbreak: White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion rescue bill to aid US businesses, workers and hospitals
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion rescue bill to aid US businesses, workers and hospitals

The economic rescue package would give direct payments to most Americans, expand unemployment benefits and provide a $367 billion program for small businesses to keep making payroll while workers are forced to stay home.

Pune-based Mylabs develops India's first indigenous coronavirus-testing that can bring down costs; ICMR grants approval
India

Pune-based Mylabs develops India's first indigenous coronavirus-testing that can bring down costs; ICMR grants approval

Pune based Mylab Discovery Solutions Pvt Ltd has developed a indigenous coronavirus testing kit which has been approved for commerical use by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 chairman Chase Carey expecting a shortened season of 15-18 races
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 chairman Chase Carey expecting a shortened season of 15-18 races

Formula One expects to run a shortened season of 15-18 races once racing can resume after the coronavirus pandemic, hopefully during the European summer, chairman and chief executive Chase Carey said.

Universal Music chairman Lucian Grainge hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus
Entertainment

Universal Music chairman Lucian Grainge hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus

According to Variety, Lucian Grainge is currently receiving treatment at the Los Angeles' UCLA Medical Center.

Coronavirus lockdown: People are relying on apps like WhatsApp, Skype for communication
News & Analysis

Coronavirus lockdown: People are relying on apps like WhatsApp, Skype for communication

Users in Italy are placing 20 percent more calls and sending 20 percent more messages on WhatsApp compared to a year ago.