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Narendra Modi says lockdown should be last resort, urges migrant workers to stay put and get vaccinated
India

Narendra Modi says lockdown should be last resort, urges migrant workers to stay put and get vaccinated

The address came just hours after his meeting with vaccine manufacturers, in which he urged them to continuously scale up their production capacity to inoculate all Indians in the shortest possible time

Reliance Industries increases supply of oxygen to over 700 tonnes a day to coronavirus-hit states
India

Reliance Industries increases supply of oxygen to over 700 tonnes a day to coronavirus-hit states

The supplies are being made to states like Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, which will provide relief to over 70,000 critically-ill patients every day

Maharashtra cancels Class 10 board exams due to rising COVID-19 cases, decision on internal assessment soon
India

Maharashtra cancels Class 10 board exams due to rising COVID-19 cases, decision on internal assessment soon

Making the announcement on social media, state education minister Varsha Gaikwad said the safety of students and teachers is the government's top priority

China's Xi Jinping warns US against 'meddling' in internal affairs of others
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China's Xi Jinping warns US against 'meddling' in internal affairs of others

The Chinese president's statement comes as Beijing faces increasing pressure from Washington and its allies over human rights violations, Taiwan and Hong Kong

US evasive on allowing export of critical COVID-19 vaccine raw materials to India
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US evasive on allowing export of critical COVID-19 vaccine raw materials to India

The White House said that it would be difficult to export the critical raw materials mainly due to an Act that forces American companies to prioritise domestic consumption

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

Pakistan govt gives in to banned extremist group's demands, brings resolution to expel French envoy
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Pakistan govt gives in to banned extremist group's demands, brings resolution to expel French envoy

The expulsion of the French ambassador is one of the main four demands of the radical Islamist party TLP, which was banned last week after its members staged violent anti-France protests across the country

'Is he over 45 years?': Devendra Fadnavis faces flak after image of nephew getting COVID-19 vaccine goes viral
India

'Is he over 45 years?': Devendra Fadnavis faces flak after image of nephew getting COVID-19 vaccine goes viral

Former CM's office issued a statement on Tuesday, saying it was "completely improper" if the age criteria was violated. Tanmay Fadnavis appears to be in his 20s

Uttar Pradesh extends UPJEE 2021 application date to 30 April; apply at jeecup.nic.in
India

Uttar Pradesh extends UPJEE 2021 application date to 30 April; apply at jeecup.nic.in

A candidate can submit one application form in each group. In total, one candidate can apply a maximum of three times

'Economic interests can't override human lives': Delhi HC slams Centre over vaccine wastage, says it's 'bad planning'
India

'Economic interests can't override human lives': Delhi HC slams Centre over vaccine wastage, says it's 'bad planning'

The observations of the bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli came during the hearing of a disposed of petition related to COVID-19 tests, which was revived on 19 April (Monday)

BPSC Bihar Panchayat Auditor Prelims 2021 Admit Card released; steps to download hall ticket
India

BPSC Bihar Panchayat Auditor Prelims 2021 Admit Card released; steps to download hall ticket

Candidates who qualify for the prelims examination will be called for a written exam which has three compulsory subjects and one optional paper

Hong Kong suspends flights connecting India till 3 May after 50 Vistara passengers test positive
India

Hong Kong suspends flights connecting India till 3 May after 50 Vistara passengers test positive

The government also suspended flights to and from Pakistan as well as the Philippines for the aforementioned time period

NATA 2021: Council of Architecture expected to declare result today on nata.in; steps to check score
India

NATA 2021: Council of Architecture expected to declare result today on nata.in; steps to check score

The result for the computer-based test (CBT), which was held on 10 April, was expected to be released on 14 April

UPSC defers EPFO (EO/AO) 2020 Exam due to rising COVID-19 cases; no new date announced
India

UPSC defers EPFO (EO/AO) 2020 Exam due to rising COVID-19 cases; no new date announced

The notification says that due to changing circumstances, health advisories issued by the Government of India, and lockdown restrictions, the commission is not in a position to conduct the examination and the interview

Armin Laschet wins race to lead Angela Merkel's Centre-Right Bloc in German election
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Armin Laschet wins race to lead Angela Merkel's Centre-Right Bloc in German election

Laschet, the leader of the Christian Democrat, now faces a big battle ahead of the 26 September parliamentary election — to connect with voters and win over fellow conservatives who backed his more popular rival, Markus Soeder

Karnataka SSLC 2021 exams to be held as per schedule, says minister; evaluation process for classes 1-9  soon
India

Karnataka SSLC 2021 exams to be held as per schedule, says minister; evaluation process for classes 1-9 soon

Karnataka is one of the few states which is going ahead with the state board examinations for Class 10 students despite a surge in COVID-19 cases

Market Roundup: Sensex loses 244 points, Nifty below 14,300; today's top gainers and losers
India

Market Roundup: Sensex loses 244 points, Nifty below 14,300; today's top gainers and losers

The top gainers of the day were Bajaj Finsv, Dr Reddy, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Auto, and M&M. The top laggards included Ultra Cemco, HCL Tech, HDFC, Tech M, and HDFC Bank

Delhi lockdown: Centre must put money in accounts of migrant workers, says Rahul Gandhi as thousands flee city
India

Delhi lockdown: Centre must put money in accounts of migrant workers, says Rahul Gandhi as thousands flee city

People were seen gathering at bus stations in large numbers in the National Capital on Tuesday after the Delhi government imposed a week-long lockdown from Monday night to curb COVID cases

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

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to boost Covaxin production to 700 million doses per year
India

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to boost Covaxin production to 700 million doses per year

According to a press release issued by the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, manufacturing scale-up has been carried out in a stepwise manner across multiple facilities at Hyderabad and Bangalore