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Modi govt ignored COVID-19 crisis to hide lack of foresight, says Prashant Kishor
Politics

Modi govt ignored COVID-19 crisis to hide lack of foresight, says Prashant Kishor

Kishor's statement came after Modi addressed the nation on Tuesday on the coronavirus situation amid a surge in cases

COVID-19 mortality rate lower in second wave, but correlation between vaccination and mortality rate unclear
India

COVID-19 mortality rate lower in second wave, but correlation between vaccination and mortality rate unclear

As India readies for the next phase of vaccination, the question that remains unanswered is whether or not the vaccination drive has played a role in keeping the COVID-19 mortality rate low

UP, Maharashtra impose COVID-19 curbs, PM says lockdown last resort; Delhi sends oxygen shortage SOS
India

UP, Maharashtra impose COVID-19 curbs, PM says lockdown last resort; Delhi sends oxygen shortage SOS

Earlier in the day, the Maharashtra government had said that grocery and food shops will remain open only between 7 am to 11 am till 1 May, to discourage people from venturing out for non-essential chores.

Oscars 2021 producers prep to battle pandemic fatigue, but past ratings predict yet another freefall
Entertainment

Oscars 2021 producers prep to battle pandemic fatigue, but past ratings predict yet another freefall

TV ratings for awards shows have been at low, especially during the pandemic, and hence Hollywood doesn’t want its biggest awards night to face the similar doomsday scenario

UP imposes weekend curfew across state, bans non-essential activities in districts with over 500 COVID-19 cases
India

UP imposes weekend curfew across state, bans non-essential activities in districts with over 500 COVID-19 cases

The government decision comes hours after the SC stayed an Allahabad High Court order imposing lockdown in five cities in the northern state

Veteran actor Kishore Nandlaskar passes away at 81 due to COVID-19 complications
Entertainment

Veteran actor Kishore Nandlaskar passes away at 81 due to COVID-19 complications

Kishore Nandlaskar, a popular face in Marathi cinema, also worked in Hindi movies like Vaastav, Singham, and Khakee.

Jharkhand orders 7-day COVID-19 lockdown from 22 April; full list of what is allowed and what isn't
India

Jharkhand orders 7-day COVID-19 lockdown from 22 April; full list of what is allowed and what isn't

Restrictions have been imposed on non-essential shops, private offices and the movement of people. Gathering of more than five people at one place has also been banned in the state

'Very high level' of COVID-19 in India: US advises its citizens to avoid travel even if fully vaccinated
India

'Very high level' of COVID-19 in India: US advises its citizens to avoid travel even if fully vaccinated

The recommendation from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's comes a day after Britain placed India on its COVID-19 travel red list

JKBOSE releases Class 11 results for Kashmir and Kargil division; check details at jkbose.ac.in
India

JKBOSE releases Class 11 results for Kashmir and Kargil division; check details at jkbose.ac.in

Class 10 students will be marked on the basis of the papers they have undertaken this year

Telangana govt imposes night curfew till 30 April to curb spread of COVID-19
India

Telangana govt imposes night curfew till 30 April to curb spread of COVID-19

The curfew will be in place between 9 pm and 5 am. All offices, firms, shops, establishments and restaurants will close at 8 pm

India registers 2,59,170 new coronavirus cases, record 1,761 fatalities in 24 hrs
India

India registers 2,59,170 new coronavirus cases, record 1,761 fatalities in 24 hrs

The total number of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,53,21,089 while active cases crossed 20 lakh, according to Union health ministry data

Qatar defies raging coronavirus cases, presses on with major sporting events
Sports

Qatar defies raging coronavirus cases, presses on with major sporting events

In the past 30 days, more than 25,000 people tested positive compared to just 7,501 in January, among a population of 2.75 million, although there is no evidence linking sporting events to the surge.

WHO against use of vaccine passports for international travel as it would promote inequality
World

WHO against use of vaccine passports for international travel as it would promote inequality

Some have criticized that the passport would lead to discrimination between young, old and rich, poor.

Actor Vivek's fans question vaccine safety after actor dies following inoculation; grief grips Tamil Nadu
Entertainment

Actor Vivek's fans question vaccine safety after actor dies following inoculation; grief grips Tamil Nadu

Even as newsrooms in the north of the country remain immune to Tamil Nadu's tragedy, the great comedian's last laugh has put people in Tamil Nadu in a quandary

As COVID deaths cross 3 million globally, a look at the pandemic's most defining images
long-reads

As COVID deaths cross 3 million globally, a look at the pandemic's most defining images

To mark the milestone of 3 million COVID-19 deaths worldwide, The Associated Press asked 15 photographers in 13 countries to pick the single image they shot that affected them the most, and explain why.

Greta Thunberg urges nations to 'step up' fight against COVID-19 vaccine inequality
World

Greta Thunberg urges nations to 'step up' fight against COVID-19 vaccine inequality

It's unethical that young, healthy people in high-income countries are getting vaccines when at-risk groups in low- and middle-income countries aren't.

COVID-19 surge: Take strict action against those hoarding, selling remdesivir on black market, Centre tells states
India

COVID-19 surge: Take strict action against those hoarding, selling remdesivir on black market, Centre tells states

Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda added that he has chaired a meeting with the Union Pharma Secretary to review the availability of the antiviral drug used in the treatment of COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson seeks permission to conduct phase 3 trials for single-shot vaccine in India
India

Johnson & Johnson seeks permission to conduct phase 3 trials for single-shot vaccine in India

The company sought an early meeting of the subject expert committee of the CDSCO to take a decision on its application, sources told PTI

Coronavirus Updates: Johnson & Johnson seeks permission to conduct phase 3 trials in India: Report
India

Coronavirus Updates: Johnson & Johnson seeks permission to conduct phase 3 trials in India: Report

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: They said the company has sought an early meeting of the subject expert committee on COVID-19 of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to take a decision on its application