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Active Covid cases cross 1-lakh mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) With a record 14,859 new Covid cases in a day, active cases in Karnataka crossed 1-lakh mark, while 78 deaths occurred across the state in the last 24 hours, said the state health bulletin on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Deepak Chahar's knuckle balls made the difference: Rahul
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper K.L. Rahul called Deepak Chahar's kunckle balls that got a couple of PBKS batsmen and his own run out as the reason behind his team's poor outing with the bat on Friday night against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium here.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Football Olympian Ahmed Hussain no more
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Football Olympian Ahmed Hussain, who was a member of the India team which finished fourth at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, died on Friday. He was 89.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Kumbh Mela might culminate early amid Covid-19 surge
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Niranjan Akhada has announced curtailing the ongoing Kumbh Mela on April 17, almost two weeks ahead of schedule, after several senior BJP leaders in Uttarakhand held discussion with the Akhadas to convince them to end it amid surge in Covid-19 cases and concerns of violation of Covid protocols, a senior party leader said.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
2 tiger, 2 lion cubs born in Bengaluru zoo
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) Two tiger cubs and two lion cubs were born recently in the city's Bannerghatta zoo, an official said on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
DRS is not there to take a chance: Dhoni
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni offered a brief lesson on how to use Decision Review System (DRS) that might come in handy for those struggling to use it well like the current Indian team.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Coimbatore industrial associations take lead to inoculate workers
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Industrial associations in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore have taken the lead to vaccinate their employees, with the Small Industries Development Corporation (SIDCO), which has 5,000 workers in 240 industrial units, seeking to vaccinate those above 45 years of age.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Chahar bags 4 as Chennai thrash Punjab by 6 wkts (Ld)
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Seamer Deepak Chahar's four-wicket haul, in which he removed four of the top five Punjab Kings batsmen, powered Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a thumping six-wicket win -- their first in this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) -- here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat now sees 8,920 new Covid cases, 94 deaths
Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) Once again breaking all previous records, Gujarat on Friday saw 8,920 new Covid cases, taking its tally to 3,84,688, while the death toll climbed to 5,170 as 94 more succumbed.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Victory makes Dhoni's 200th match for CSK special
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) MS Dhoni's 200th match for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) turned out to be special as his team put in a commanding performance to thump Punjab Kings by six wickets on Friday night at the Wankhede Stadium.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Rapid rise of Covid 2.0 means it will be less protracted: Report
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The rapid spread of the second wave of Covid-19 in India means that it will be less protracted too with 40 per cent of Indias population estimated to develop antibodies by end April.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru hoteliers demand exemptions to cut their losses
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) In the wake of an exponential spurt in Covid cases that has resulted in enforcement of night curfew, the Bruhat Bengaluru Hoteliers Association (BBHA) demanded the Karnataka government provide them exemption on property tax, electricity bills, and excise license fees to help them survive during the second year of the pandemic.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Jagan writes to PM demanding 60L more Covid vaccines
Amaravati/New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting 60 lakh more Coronavirus vaccines doses.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
1,919 new cases push Gurugram's Covid tally to 76,775
Gurugram, April 16 (IANS) Gurugram recorded 1,919 new Covid-19 cases, the district's highest single day spike, on Friday while two people succumbed to the infection taking the total toll to 374, officials said.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka buying 84K units of remdesivir for Covid-hit
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) Grappling with the pandemic's second wave, Karnataka has floated a tender to buy 84,000 units of remdesivir to treat Covid patients, state Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
19-year-old jumps to death in Gurugram
Gurugram, April 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth in Gurugam allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the 3rd floor of a restaurant in Sector-46, at around 3.30 p.m. on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chahar's 4-wicket haul helps CSK get first win of IPL 2021
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Riding on a four-wicket haul by pace bowler Deepak Chahar, Chennai Super Kings defeated Punjab Kings by six wickets to claim their first win in this season's Indian Premier League.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
'Multi-pronged strategy to transform Hyd into low-carbon city'
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Hyderabad has employed a multi-pronged strategy to transform into a climate resilient and low-carbon city, Mayor Vijayalaxmi Gadwal said on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
On BJP's appeal, TRS decides to stay away from GMHC bypoll
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Responding to a request by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday decided not to contest the by-election to a division of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
2021-04-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana too facing shortage of oxygen
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Telangana Health Minister E. Rajender on Friday admitted that there is shortage of medical oxygen in the state, and that the government was taking all steps to tide over the problem triggered by the massive Coid-19 surge.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sharmila continues her fast in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The daughter of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Y.S. Sharmila, continued her fast for a second consecutive day on Friday demanding the Telangana government to issue job notifications for the unemployed youth of the state.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India's forex reserves up by over $4 bn
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $4.344 billion during the week ended April 9.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AIUDF candidates return to Assam from Covid-hit Raj
Guwahati, April 16 (IANS) After around a week's stay in Rajasthan, the candidates of AIUDF, an ally of the Congress-led 'Mahajot' (grand alliance) in Assam, returned to the northeastern state on Friday following the surge in the number of Covid cases in the Congress ruled desert state.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Karnataka bans religious congregations, caps wedding guests
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) Karnataka on Friday issued fresh Covid guidelines in the wake of the exponential spurt in Covid cases, banning all religious gatherings and limiting attendees at political gatherings in open spaces to 200.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Govt expands ambit of ECLGS 2.0, allows SMA-1 borrowers
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Expanding the scope of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) 2.0, the government has said that Special Mention Accounts-1 (SMA) will now be eligible for credit under the scheme.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EC made record seizures of over Rs 1,000 cr from poll-bound states/UT
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has made record seizures of cash and goods worth over Rs 1,000 crore for the first time in any Assembly polls, during the March-April polls in four states and a Union Territory.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SRH eye stability in batting against MI after early losses (Lead Preview: Match 9)
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) After successive losses in their first two matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in their third game, while desperately looking for a win.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
No restrictions on inbound tourists: Goa CM (ld)
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday ignored requests made by the state BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade to impose restrictions on inbound tourists, while urging the administration to crack down on public functions and political rallies which flout social distancing norms.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Set up help-desk, inform people about beds in hospitals: LG to Delhi govt
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) People may no longer have to struggle to know the availability of beds for Covid-19 patients in all the government hospitals in the national capital as the Delhi government will soon issue a helpline number for the purpose, a direction in this regard was issued by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid resurge: Bihar govt likely to decide on lockdown in certain pockets
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Amid a resurgence of Corona cases, the Bihar government is likely to impose total lockdown in certain pockets of the state in the next couple of days.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Private vehicle not a 'public place' as per Sec 43 of NDPS Act: SC
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declared that a private vehicle would not come within the expression of a public place as per the explanation given under the NDPS Act.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shreyas Talpade off to Goa to shoot for his next
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade on Friday travelled to Goa to shoot for his next film "Manu Aur Munni Ki Shaadi".
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress seeks nod to make Guj HQ Covid Care Centre
Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) Congress' Gujarat chief Amit Chavda has asked Ahmedabad Municipal Commissioner Mukesh Kumar for permission to convert the state party headquarters in Ahmedabad into a Covid Care Centre, considering the rising number of patients and the shortage of infrastructural and medicinal facilities.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
India coach Shastri lauds Deepak Chahar's spell
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Medium pacer Deepak Chahar's four-wicket haul for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Friday drew praise from India coach Ravi Shastri who acknowledged the pace bowler's ability to use conventional swing to take wickets.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
As Citi exits India retail biz, foreign banks, card-companies may explore M&A
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS)
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
Industrial activity to continue despite surge: Haryana CM
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said despite the rapid surge in Covid cases, industrial activities would run unhindered in the state.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Williamson getting back to full fitness
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) New Zealand cricket's run-machine Kane Williamson could take his place in the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) team very soon after he posted a video of him at the nets and said he was 'pretty optimistic about being close to full fitness very soon'.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
High stakes for BJP, Congress in Karnataka by-polls
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress have high stakes in Karnataka's by-elections in one Lok Sabha and two Assembly seats on Saturday amid the Covid-19 scare in the state.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Driver who stole gold ornaments worth Rs 18 lakh arrested in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) The Bengaluru police on Friday arrested a 38-year-old person for allegedly decamping with a bag containing gold ornaments and a Toyota Innova car in two different cases.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
On eve of weekend curfew, Delhi reports near 20K fresh Covid cases
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A day before the national capital enters the weekend curfew mode, Delhi on Friday reported another single-day high of 19,484 fresh Covid-19 cases, while 141 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted its Covid death toll to 11,793, according to the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NCB busts gang cultivating Cannabis in Thane flat
Thane (Maharashtra), April 16 (IANS) In another major achievement, the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) bust a gang cultivating Cannabis inside a 2-BHK flat in Dombivali town in the district, a top official said here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala sees 10,031 new Covid cases, TPR nears 15%
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) The number of people testing Covid positive in Kerala continues to spike with the test positivity rate on Friday reaching 14.8 per cent.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Man held in Gurugram for disrupting communal harmony
Gurugram, April 16 (IANS) The Gurugram Police arrested a man and his associate for disrupting communal harmony here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Deepak Chahar flattens Punjab Kings with 4-wicket haul
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) turned up a dominating show with the ball in skipper MS Dhoni's 200th match for the franchise as they restricted Punjab Kings (PBKS) to 106 for eight wickets in their 20 overs.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
On eve of Rajasthan bypolls, Pilot unfazed on being 'sidelined'
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) As Rajasthan goes to the by-polls for three seats on Saturday, the absence of former deputy CM of Rajasthan and PCC president Sachin Pilot from campaigning in the desert state has become a much-talked about issue here as the Congress government pooled in all senior leaders for electioneering, except Pilot.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Healthy Monsoon forecast, global cues pushes equities higher (Roundup)
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Forecast of a healthy monsoon season cheered India's key benchmark equity indices which trade in the green during Friday's late afternoon session.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid: Maha cases record new daily high, second highest toll
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Soaring above the 60K range, Maharashtra on Friday recorded a new high of 63,729 infections and the second highest death toll of 398, with the state jumping past the 37-L mark, health officials said.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra records 6K Covid cases, active tally over 35K
Amaravati, April 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Friday reported 6,096 new Covid-19 cases, raising the overall tally tally over 9.48 lakh, while the state's active cases breached the 35,000-mark to reach 35,592.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Former law minister Ashwani Kumar writes to SC on super-spreader events
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Ashwani Kumar has written a letter to Chief Justice of India seeking suo moto intervention to ban political rallies, protest assemblies, religious and festive congregations of more than 50 people until Covid-19 situation is under control.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kartik Aaryan won't be another Sushant, warn fans
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Soon after Karan Johar's banner Dharma Productions dropped their official statement on social media announcing lead actor Kartik Aaryan's exit from the film on Friday evening, netizens started slamming the production house alleging nepotism.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion