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CBSE Board examination news: Class 10 exams cancelled, Class 12 exams postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases
India

CBSE Board examination news: Class 10 exams cancelled, Class 12 exams postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases

The decision regarding the board examinations was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: Rahul Gandhi to address poll rally in West Bengal's Goalpokhar shortly
Politics

Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: Rahul Gandhi to address poll rally in West Bengal's Goalpokhar shortly

Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: The Congress leader will address his first election rally in Bengal ahead of the fifth phase of state Assembly polls on 17 April. He is slated to hold two public meetings — one in Goalpokhar at 2.10 pm and the other in Bagdogra at 4 pm.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: CBSE Class 12 board exams postponed, Class 10 board exams cancelled
India

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: CBSE Class 12 board exams postponed, Class 10 board exams cancelled

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said the situation will be reviewed on 1 June and details for Class 12 exam will be shared after that

In Manipur's Moreh town, surging number of refugees from Myanmar poses humanitarian crisis
India

In Manipur's Moreh town, surging number of refugees from Myanmar poses humanitarian crisis

Although the state government has issued directives against the setting up refugee camps, local communities are clandestinely providing shelter to refugees

Bihar Board Class 12 compartment exams: Deadline extended till tomorrow; check biharboardonline.com
India

Bihar Board Class 12 compartment exams: Deadline extended till tomorrow; check biharboardonline.com

The compartment exams will be held from 29 April to 10 May while the last date to submit the registration fee is 20 April

Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11
World

Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Over the past year, Afghan security forces have lost territory from repeated Taliban assaults, and have relied on US air power to beat back the insurgents

Maharashtra imposes lockdown-like curbs: Devendra Fadnavis calls for concessions in electricity bills, GST
India

Maharashtra imposes lockdown-like curbs: Devendra Fadnavis calls for concessions in electricity bills, GST

The BJP leader also said that no financial assistance has been announced for salon operators, small businessman, flower vendors, among others

Ramzan, Navratri guidelines: Maharashtra shuts religious places, Karnataka and UP ban large gatherings; all you need to know
India

Ramzan, Navratri guidelines: Maharashtra shuts religious places, Karnataka and UP ban large gatherings; all you need to know

With the beginning of important festivals like Chaitra Navratri and Ramadan or Ramzan, several states have issued guidelines to be followed during the festival

Can't compare Markaz with Kumbh Mela, those attending are 'our own people', says Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat
India

Can't compare Markaz with Kumbh Mela, those attending are 'our own people', says Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

He also said that the Markaz was held in a closed space, in a Kothi-like structure, whereas the Kumbh is being held in the open on the sprawling ghats of the Ganga

West Bengal polls: EC bars Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hrs, Dilip Ghosh gets notice, light rap for Suvendu Adhikari
Politics

West Bengal polls: EC bars Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hrs, Dilip Ghosh gets notice, light rap for Suvendu Adhikari

This comes after the poll panel had barred Mamata Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours for her remarks against central forces and a statement that allegedly had religious overtones

COVID-19 update: 15-day curfew in Maharashtra; Centre fast-tracks EUA for foreign vaccines
India

COVID-19 update: 15-day curfew in Maharashtra; Centre fast-tracks EUA for foreign vaccines

This came after Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was cleared for restricted emergency use by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) with certain conditions

West Bengal polls: Calcutta HC orders strict compliance with COVID protocol during campaigning
Politics

West Bengal polls: Calcutta HC orders strict compliance with COVID protocol during campaigning

"We are dealing with an extraordinary situation and this calls for extraordinary measures," the division bench observed

Assembly Election 2021 Updates: Calcutta HC orders strict compliance with COVID protocol during campaigning
Politics

Assembly Election 2021 Updates: Calcutta HC orders strict compliance with COVID protocol during campaigning

Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: Hearing two PILs in this regard, a division bench presided by Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan ordered that all district magistrates will ensure that the guidelines laid down by the EC are strictly implemented

'Not enough COVID beds, ambulances in Lucknow': UP minister paints 'worrying' scene in confidential letter
India

'Not enough COVID beds, ambulances in Lucknow': UP minister paints 'worrying' scene in confidential letter

Law minister Brajesh Pathak's purported letter also blamed the death of Padma Shri winner Yogesh Praveen on the lack of an ambulance, though the victim's family denied making this charge

Remdesivir production scaled up by two-fold since first wave of COVID-19 hit, says Cipla
India

Remdesivir production scaled up by two-fold since first wave of COVID-19 hit, says Cipla

The Centre on Tuesday said doctors should ensure 'rational and judicious' use of remdesivir, underlining it is to be given only to serious COVID-19 patients in hospitals

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
India

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Launching the Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition, Kumar said that real change can be brought about only through changing behaviours on the ground

Southwest Monsoon to be 'healthy normal' this year with 103% LPA, predicts Skymet Weather
India

Southwest Monsoon to be 'healthy normal' this year with 103% LPA, predicts Skymet Weather

Monsoon in the range of 96-104 of the Long Period Average (LPA) is considered to be normal and 103 percent of the LPA is on the higher side of the normal range

Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September
Business

Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September

Last month, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said there is no choice but to either "privatise or close" the airline which has a debt of 60,074 crore

Negotiations on India-EU trade deal to resume next month, says finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman
World

Negotiations on India-EU trade deal to resume next month, says finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Negotiations on a free trade agreement have been stalled since May 2013, when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues including data security status for the IT sector

COVID-19: Pause sale of captured wild animals in wet markets as emergency measure, WHO urges nations
World

COVID-19: Pause sale of captured wild animals in wet markets as emergency measure, WHO urges nations

The coronavirus' origins have been the source of intense speculation, much of it centred around the likelihood that it was carried by bats and passed to humans through an intermediary species