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BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, 16 other lawmakers test positive for COVID-19 on first day of Monsoon Session of Parliament 

New Delhi: BJP MP  Meenakshi Lekhi and 16 other lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19 on the first day of the Monsoon session of the Parliament which started on Monday.

Helicopter service resumes in Andaman for remote and scattered Islands

Port Blair/UNI: Keeping in view the requirement of remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the administration of the union territory has decided to recommence the helicopter services between scattered islands from tomorrow.

Will face all political storms, will fight Covid too: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray -- assailed on both political and public health front -- Sunday that he would balance it all.

Home Minister Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS again

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to Delhi's All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday night, nearly two weeks after he was discharged from the hospital.

Maintain two yards distance and wear mask till medicine is discovered: Narendra Modi warns people on COVID-19

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday warned people that they should not be careless about COVID-19.

Govt, private school fee should be waived in public interest: BSP chief Mayawati

Lucknow/UNI: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday demanded central and state governments to cut their expenditure in the larger public interest and waive school fees for children in government and private schools.

AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik to be discharged from hospital

Panaji/UNI: Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH, Shripad Naik, will be discharged from Manipal Hospital later on Saturday, according to a senior doctor of the hospital.

Ahead of Monsoon Session, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu undergoes COVID-19 test

New Delhi: Preparing himself to preside over the upcoming Monsoon Session of the Parliament beginning on September 14, 2020, the Chairman, Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu underwent COVID-19 test on Friday.

Supreme Court asks state govts to fix reasonable ambulance charge for Covid patients

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the states to fix a reasonable rate for ambulance services to Covid patients and ensure there are sufficient ambulances in each district to take the Covid patients to hospitals, reported media.

'Corona is over, Mamata Banerjee calling lockdown to stop BJP': Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS: In another weird statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh has said the Novel Coronavirus pandemic is over at a time the country is adding over 90,000 Covid-19 cases on a daily-basis.

Unlock 4: Delhi Metro resumes services on Magenta, Grey lines

New Delhi/UNI: After resuming services on most of its Lines under Stage-I of the Graded resumption from September 7-10, where services were being run for four hours each in morning and evening, the Delhi Metro resumed services on its last major Line-8, the Magenta Line from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden (37.5 KM/25 stations) & Line-9, Grey Line from Dwarka to Najafgarh (4.3 KM/3 stations) on Friday, under Stage-II.

Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma tests positive for Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: Commissioner of the Kolkata Police force, Anuj Sharma, on Thursday tested positive for novel coronavirus and he is currently in home quarantine with mild symptoms, city police officials said.

No anti-Covid-19 lockdown in West Bengal on Sept 12, announces Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: In yet another change in the lockdown dates, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state won't witness complete anti-Covid-19 restrictions on Sept 12, keeping in mind the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled to be held on the next day.

Unlock 4: Delhi Metro services resume on Red, Green, Violet lines

New Delhi/UNI: As a part of the Stage-I of graded resumption of metro services, the Delhi Metro on Thursday resumed operations after 172 days on its three Lines- Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal), Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok-Brig Hoshiar Singh) and Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh).

CPI-M MLA Sujan Chakraborty in quarantine after his colleague tests Covid-19 positive

Kolkata/IBNS: CPI-M MLA from West Bengal, Sujan Chakraborty, has quarantined himself after his colleague who drives his car tested positive for Covid-19.