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Supreme Court rejects plea to postpone GATE exam

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking postponement of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination 2022 due to COVID-19.

Maharashtra: Restrictions lifted as COVID-19 cases decline

Mumbai/UNI: Following sharp decline in the number of coronavirus cases in the state, the Maharashtra government lifted the COVID-19 related restrictions in the state on Tuesday.

West Bengal to reopen schools, colleges, universities on Feb 3

Kolkata/IBNS: Schools for classes eighth to 12th standard, colleges and universities will reopen with the decline in COVID-19 cases in West Bengal on Feb 3, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday amid sporadic protests against the closure of educational institutions.

Parliamentarian Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur tests COVID-19 positive

Bhopal/UNI: Local parliamentarian Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has become infected with the novel coronavirus.

Union Budget session starts tomorrow with Covid-19 protocols in place

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Budget session will start from tomorrow and last for 79 hours during which the government will conduct legislative business and pass the Finance Bill, the Rajya Sabha secretariat said today.

75 pct of India's adult population vaccinated, PM Modi tweets congratulations

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated citizens as 75 per cent of India's adult population got fully vaccinated.

Tamil Nadu schools, colleges to reopen Feb 1, night curfew lifted from tomorrow

Chennai/IBNS: Schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu, closed due to the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases, will reopen from Feb 1, the state government announced on Thursday.

Delhi to lift anti-COVID-19 weekend curfew, schools to remain shut: Sources

New Delhi/UNI: Weekend curfew would be lifted in the national capital while schools will continue to remain closed, according to the decisions taken in a meeting of Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) held on Thursday.

India registers 2,85,914 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India registered 2,85,914 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as daily positivity rate touched  16.16 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Sharad Pawar tests COVID-19 positive

Mumbai/UNI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has tested positive for COVID-19.

Assam suspends all offline classes due to COVID-19 situation

Guwahati/UNI: In a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), the Assam government has suspended all offline classes in schools up to Class 8 to control the spread of COVID-19.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu tests COVID-19 positive

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday tested COVID-19 positive.

Ban on election rallies extended till Jan 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The ban on rallies and roadshows for the state polls scheduled for next month has been extended to January 31 albeit some relaxations for the first two poll phases due on February 10 and 14.

Assam government issues new SOP for Republic Day celebrations

Guwahati/IBNS: Amid rising the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Assam government has issued a new SOP for Republic Day celebrations in the state.

Karnataka ends weekend curfew, continues night restrictions

New Delhi/IBNS: Karnataka on Friday lifted the weekend curfew, although, the night restrictions (10 pm-5 am) will continue to stem the spread of COVID-19.