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Delhi govt wants lifting of weekend curfew amid drop in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government has recommended the lifting of weekend curfew in view of the declining COVID-19 cases in the national capital, media reports said.

Maharashtra govt allows schools to reopen from Jan 24

Mumbai/UNI: The Maharashtra government on Thursday gave a nod to reopen schools in the state from Monday, however, it has granted the power to local bodies to take a final decision considering the Covid-19 situation in their respective areas.

SAD patron Parkash Singh Badal tests COVID-19 positive

Ludhiana/UNI: Former Punjab chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal Patron Parkash Singh Badal has tested positive for Covid.

Ex-Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu tests COVID-19 positive

Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said ehe has tested COVID-19 positive.

India tackling another Covid wave while managing economic growth: PM Modi at Davos Agenda

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered ‘State of the World’ special address at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda on Monday via video conferencing where he said India has given a bouquet of hope to the entire globe.

Covid-19: Bengal allows gyms, jatras, outdoor shooting for films, TV in restricted manner

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government on Monday allowed more activities amid the ongoing restrictions in the state to curb the surge in Covid-19 cases.

No person can be forced to get vaccinated against COVID-19: Centre tells Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it can advise but not force individuals to get vaccinated against coronavirus pandemic, media reports said.

India's approach to fighting Covid will always remain science based: PM Modi on 1 year of vaccination drive

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday saluted each and every individual associated with the vaccination drive as the country completes one year of inoculation against the COVID-19 virus.

Hong Kong to suspend flight transits due to COVID spike: Airport authority

Hong Kong/UNI/Xinhua: The Airport Authority Hong Kong said on Friday that it will ban the transit of flight passengers from more than 100 countries and regions from Sunday until February 15 amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

'Intensify vaccination, ensure momentum of economy': PM Modi tells states on Omicron spread

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a comprehensive high-level meeting with state chief ministers and Lt. governors of union territories to review the COVID-19 situation amid the Omicon variant's spread and vaccination progress.

Courts to go virtual in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar/UNI: Amid alarming surge in Covid-19 and Omicron Variant cases, the Chief Justice of High Courts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh have directed that the hearing and filing of cases in the Union Territories and other subordinate courts and tribunals shall be conducted through virtual mode.

Mamata Banerjee, Abhishek Banerjee differ over COVID-19 restrictions in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: The difference of opinion between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew parliamentarian Abhishek Banerjee has been caught over the restrictions to curb COVID-19 spread in the eastern state.

Assam govt to procure unsold stock of traditional handloom items from indigenous weavers

Guwahati/IBNS: With a view to providing relief to handloom weavers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the state, the Assam government will procure unsold stock of traditional handloom items from indigenous weavers of the state through ARTFED and AGMC Limited.

Union minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Union minister Nitin Gadkari has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time.

Lata Mangeshkar, hospitalised after testing COVID positive, has pneumonia: Doctor tells media

Mumbai/IBNS: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who has been admitted in ICU at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital after she tested positive for COVID-19, is also suffering from pneumonia, latest media reports said.