April 15, 2021 00:33 (IST)
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Bengal Elections: Video clip on Sitalkuchi incident goes viral | Karnataka reports 11,265 Covid cases, highest one-day spike this year | No decision to cut short Kumbh Mela: Officials | Delhi reports over 17000 fresh Covid cases setting a new single-day record | Rajasthan announces 12-hr daily Covid curfew from 6 pm to 6 am in all cities

Bengal Elections: Video clip on Sitalkuchi incident goes viral

Kolkata/IBNS: Four days after the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) firing incident in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi during the fourth phase of the West Bengal Assembly election, that left four persons dead, a video clip, which is claimed to be of the incident, has gone viral on social media.

No decision to cut short Kumbh Mela: Officials

New Delhi/IBNS: The mega Kumbh Mela at Haridwar will continue till April 30 and there has been no discussion to close it early amid a surge in Covid infections in the holy city of Uttarakhand.

Rajasthan announces 12-hr daily Covid curfew from 6 pm to 6 am in all cities

Jaipur/IBNS: Rajasthan on Tuesday night announced a 12-hour daily curfew, from 6 pm to 6 am, starting Friday, across all cities, in an attempt to curb the spike of the coronavirus.

COVID second wave: Left not to hold any more large campaign rallies for Bengal assembly polls

Kolkata/IBNS: In the wake of the rapidly rising cases of Covid-19 in India as well as in West Bengal, the CPI-M led Left Front has decided not to hold any more large political gatherings to appeal votes for the remaining phases of Bengal assembly polls.

Bengal will burn the day BJP enters state: Rahul Gandhi

Matigara/WB/UNI: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday claimed Bengal will burn the day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) enters the state.

Goa seeks permission to vaccinate hospitality sector workers

Panaji/UNI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the state government had written to Union Health Ministry to grant permission to vaccinate state's hospitality sector's workforce across age barriers.

Rising COVID-19 cases: CBSE class 10 examinations cancelled, class 12 exams postponed

New Delhi: The Indian government on Wednesday announced its decision to cancel the central board for secondary education (CBSE) examinations for class 10 amid rising Covid -19 cases across the nation.

India will not increase its climate ambitions at the behest of developed countries : Javadekar

New Delhi/IBNS: Union environment minister, Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that India will not raise its climate ambitions under the influence or under pressure from developed countries, said media reports.

Fight against COVID-19: PM Modi-led government approves stepping up of production of Remdesivir

New Delhi: The Indian government on Wednesday said it has approved stepping up production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir.

As thousands reach Mumbai station amid Covid surge, Railways asks people not to panic and avoid crowding

Mumbai/IBNS:  As thousands gathered in Mumbai's Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to board long-distance trains a day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced strict restrictions on public movement to check the spread of COVID-19, Central Railway appealed to the people not to panic and avoid crowding the stations.

Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration, narco smuggling attempt foiled at LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar/UNI: Alert security forces guarding the Line of Control (LoC) foiled an infiltration and narco smuggling attempt when they recovered 10 kg of narco estimated to be approximately Rs 50 crore on Wednesday, a defence ministry spokesman said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Soldier injured after being hit by bullet at LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar/UNI: A soldier was injured when a bullet hit him at the Line of Control (LoC) in the frontier district of Kupwara late Tuesday night, official sources said.

Restrictions on religious gatherings cannot be eased , Centre tells Delhi HC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that religious gatherings in the capital have been banned under new disaster management rules, a day after allowing devotees into the Nizamuddin Markaz for Ramzan.

Anil Kapoor shows how he makes anything quirky at the KFC Burger Bash

Mumbai/IBNS: KFC India hosted a virtual KFC’s Big Burger Bash, a party that brought together burger lovers, popular social-media stars, food communities, bloggers and consumers from across the country to relish their burgers.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Kejriwal welcome Centre's decision on CBSE examinations

New Delhi: Key opposition parties of the country, including the Congress, have welcomed Centre's decision to cancel CBSE class 10 and postpone class 12 examinations.