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Curfew clamped, internet suspended in Rajasthan town after communal clash

Jaipur | Curfew was clamped and internet services suspended in Chhabra town of Rajasthan’s Baran district on Sunday as communal clashes broke out, leaving several shops and vehicles set on fire, while other shops were looted, police said. Senior officials, including the Inspector General of Police, the District Collector, and the Superintendent of Police, were holding […]

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12 militants killed in 72 hours in Kashmir: DGP

Srinagar | Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have killed 12 militants during the last 72 hours in four encounters in the Valley, Dilbagh Singh, director general of police (DGP) said. “The slain militants belonged to Al-Badr, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGUH) outfits. “Seven of them belonged to AGUH including the group’s chief, 3 […]

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2 days after taking jab, Omar Abdullah tests positive for Covid

Srinagar | Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has tested positive for Covid-19. Taking to Twitter on Friday, Omar said he is asymptomatic and self-isolating. “For a year I did my best to dodge this damn virus but it’s finally caught up with me. I tested positive for Covid-19 this afternoon,” Omar tweeted. “I’m completely asymptotic. Based […]

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Vijayan, Chandy test Covid positive

Thiruvananthapuram | Two days after the Kerala Assembly polls, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his predecessor and Congress leader Oommen Chandy both tested Covid positive on Thursday. While Vijayan himself wrote on his Facebook page that he has turned Covid positive and is getting himself admitted to the Kozhikode Medical College, Chandy’s family is preferring to […]

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Activities at SAI centre in Bhopal stopped as 30 test positive

New Delhi | Sports activities in Bhopal’s Sports Authority of India (SAI) training centre have been stopped temporarily after more than 30 athletes tested positive for Covid-19, confirmed a SAI coach. The affected athletes, comprising judokas, boxers, hockey players and those from track & field, have been shifted to a local hospital. SAI has a National […]

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Lucknow turns into Covid hotspot, vax hesitancy rises as top docs infected

Lucknow | Lucknow is turning into the biggest Covid hotspot in Uttar Pradesh. After 40 doctors in the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) tested positive for Covid on Tuesday night, 11 employees of the Axis Bank in the posh Hazratganj locality tested positive for the virus on Wednesday. As the corona scare gets bigger, vaccine hesitancy […]

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Allahabad HC asks Yogi to consider night curfew in UP

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | The Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to consider a night curfew situation as the state witnesses a surge in the number of coronavirus cases. The court also asked the government to consider vaccination for all. The court directed the state government to ensure Covid protocols are followed in […]

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Himachal: 99 students, 23 staff members of Dalhousie Public School test positive

Shimla | At least 99 students and 23 staff members of an elite residential public school in Himachal Pradesh’s Dalhousie resort in Chamba district have been tested positive for coronavirus, officials said. Deputy Commissioner D.C. Rana told the media that all patients of Dalhousie Public School were asymptomatic. “All of them have been kept in isolation […]