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Indian hospitals cancel Russia's Sputnik V orders amid surge in free vaccine doses: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: A number of India's private hospitals have cancelled their orders for Russia's Sputnik V vaccine as they struggled to sell the Covid-19 shot amid a surge in free doses administered by the government.

'No issues on CoWin with certification' : India's response over UK's concern

New Delhi/IBNS: India has dismissed the "vaccination certification issues" cited by the British authorities for not exempting Indians vaccinated with two doses of Covishield from mandatory quarantine on their arrival in the UK.

Centre allows flights to operate 85 pc of their pre-Covid capacity, eases fare rules also

New Delhi/UNI: With Covid situation easing in the country, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Saturday allowed airlines to operate upto 85 per cent of their pre-Covid flight capacity.

Despite rising COVID-19 cases, Kerala, Maharashtra rule out statewide lockdown

Thiruvananthapuram/Mumbai/IBNS: Kerala and Maharashtra, the two states reporting highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, have ruled out the imposition of a statewide lockdown, media reports said.

Jharkhand policemen thrash army jawan for not wearing mask

Chatra/IBNS: An Indian Army jawan was beaten black and blue by policemen in Chatra district of Jharkhand for not wearing a mask on Wednesday.

SC slams a section of private news channels for communal tone in news reporting

Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the news published on web portals and social media platforms have communal colour, and "only listen to powerful voices" and "write anything" against judges or institutions.

Delhi HC directs authorities to see Afghan protest gathering doesn't turn into 'super spreader' event

New Delhi/IBNS: The residents' group of South Delhi's Vasant Vihar has approached the Delhi High Court over an ongoing protest gathering in front of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR).

Three arrested while smuggling Covid vaccines, medicines to Myanmar

Imphal/IBNS: Three persons have been arrested for  allegedly trying to smuggle Covid vaccines and other medicines to Myanmar, Manipur Police said.

India reports 35,178 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: In a spike in daily coronavirus cases, India Wednesday reported over 35,000 new infections while the toll went up by 440.

I share the grief of all families affected by COVID-19: President

New Delhi/UNI: President Ram Nath Kovind here on Saturday said he shared the grief of all families affected by the COVID-19 and cautioned that the pandemic is not over yet and precautions need to be continued.

AAP seeks extension of deadline to ascertain oxygen deaths, demands formation of probe committee

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia informed on Thursday that the Delhi government has written a letter to the Centre stating the deadline given to the union territory is insufficient to determine the fatalities that occurred due to the lack of oxygen.

West Bengal Govt extends COVID restrictions for 15 more days with relaxations, no local trains till Aug 31

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the extension of the ongoing Covid19-induced restrictions in the state till Aug 31 with some additional relaxations.

UAE eases travel restrictions for Indians and travellers of five other countries

Dubai/IBNS: United Arab Emirates will lift restrictions on the entry of passengers from India and five other countries, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday, according to media reports

Delhi Metro, public buses to run at full capacity, theaters at 50 pc as state govt eases Covid restrictions

Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government has allowed Delhi Metro and public buses to run at full capacity while cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes can reopen at 50 per cent capacity starting Monday.

India records 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday.