India reported 17,336 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest daily figure reported since February 20, as the country is witnessing an upward tick in infections amid fears of a new wave. The 24-hour figure indicates a massive 30 per cent jump since yesterday’s infections. The active cases tally increased to 88,284, an increase of 4,294 cases… Continue reading "India reports 17,366 fresh coronavirus cases"
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A night curfew has been announced in Uttar Pradesh – from 11 pm to 5 am, starting tomorrow (Saturday) – amid growing concern over the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant. In addition, UP also said only 200 people could attend marriages and social functions, at which all necessary Covid-safety protocols must be followed. Government sources said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath… Continue reading "Uttar Pradesh government announces night curfew from 11pm to 5 am from Saturday"
The Winter Session of Parliament began on a stormy note on Monday as 12 Rajya Sabha MPs were suspended for rest of the session for their “violent behaviour” during the previous Monsoon Session. While the Opposition unitedly condemnded the move, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said suspension can be revoked if the MPs apologise to the Rajya Sabha chairman. Meanwhile,… Continue reading "12 Rajya Sabha MPs suspended for ‘violent behaviour’ on first day on Monsoon Session"
The result of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021, the national-level entrance exam for admission to undergraduate medical courses, has been announced. Three students – Mrinal Kutteri of Telangana, Tanmay Gupta of Delhi and Karthika Nair of Maharashtra – have topped the exam this year scoring full marks. Scorecards are now available at neet.nta.nic.in and ntaresults.ac.in. A total of… Continue reading "Three students top NEET this year"