Patna/UNI: Bihar Industry Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain today said the government has sanctioned Rs 71.20 lakh as subsidy to 712 weavers, who have been affected by the lockdown enforced during COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
New Delhi/IBNS: The restrictions on international passenger flights will continue till March 31, Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA has said.
Mumbai/IBNS : Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray today asked the people to strictly follow coronavirus protocols to avoid a new lockdown while pointing out that the pandemic situation in the state was "serious".
Mumbai/IBNS : A day after Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar warned against a second lockdown amid rising Covid-19 cases, Amravati district administration clamped a week-long shutdown from Monday to control the spread of the infection, media reports said.
Mumbai/IBNS : Lockdown may be clamped in Mumbai once again if the daily coronavirus cases are not arrested and people do not follow the Covid-19 protocols and wear masks, city mayor Kishori Pednekar has said, media reports said.
Pune/UNI: With a sudden rise in fresh coronavirus cases in Maharashtra's Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad areas, the district administration on Thursday ordered for stricter implementation of Covid-related rules and guidelines.
Bengaluru/UNI: A new Covid-19 cluster emerged in Bengaluru among Nursing College students last week. Now, 56 residents of an apartment complex in ward 188, Bilekahalli have tested positive for Covid-19.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Padmanabhaswamy Temple is not able to reimburse Rs 11.7 crore Kerala government for security and maintenance related expenses due to Covid-19 impact.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Expelled AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa aide VK Sasikala has tested positive for coronavirus and shifted to a COVID-19 intensive care unit, media reports said on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Norway has cautioned against vaccinating the very old and terminally ill patients with Coronavirus vaccine after 23 people died in the country after a few days of the injection.
Kolkata/UNI: A two-judge bench of Calcutta High Court observed on Friday that the court would give green light to hold Ganga Sagar Mela if the state government enforce restrictions to combat covid-19.
Lucknow/UNI: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, who on Saturday termed the Covid vaccines used for immunisation in India as "BJP's vaccine" that couldn't be trusted and also urged people to not get immunised, changed his statement on Sunday.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday expressed apprehensions over the DCGI's nod for the emergency use of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin'.
Lucknow/IBNS: Even as India completed a nationwide mock drill for administering the COVID19 vaccine, Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav today exhorted people against getting what he termed "BJP's vaccine" as it couldn't be trusted.
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