Delhi under lockdown from 10 pm today till 5 am April 26: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): To tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases, a six-day complete 'corona lockdown' has been imposed in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 12:32 IST

Police nab Kerala man whose 11-year-old daughter was found dead

Kochi (Kerala) [India], April 19 (ANI): Sanu Mohan, who was "absconding" after the death of his 11-year-old daughter Vaiga, was arrested almost after a month on Sunday in Karnataka, police said.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 12:19 IST

Sanjay Raut demands special session of Parliament to discuss COVID situation in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 19 (ANI): Amid a sharp rise in the number of cases across the country, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday demanded the Centre to convene a special session of Parliament for atleast two days to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the country.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 12:19 IST

10.10 pc voting recorded till 9 am in UP Panchayat polls

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 19 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh witnesses 10.10 per cent voters turnout till 9 am on Monday in the second phase of the Panchayat elections.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 12:19 IST

Mumbai police introduces 'green corridor' to facilitate uninterrupted movement of essential vehicles

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 19 (ANI): The Mumbai Police has introduced a 'green corridor' to facilitate smooth and uninterrupted movement of 'red sticker vehicles' such as ambulances.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 12:04 IST

Maharashtra administers 1,27,079 COVID-19 vaccine in last 24 hours

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 19 (ANI): Maharashtra vaccinated 1,27,079 people in the last 24 hours against the COVID-19 in 1,515 sessions, informed the Maharashtra Health Department on Monday.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:59 IST

National security massively jeopardised by Centre's wasteful talks: Rahul Gandhi on disengagement talks with China

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Central government for wasteful talks with China to discuss disengagement and said that the national security is massively jeopardised by them.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:54 IST

Rajnath Singh directs DRDO to provide 150 jumbo oxygen cylinders to UP govt

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday supplied 150 jumbo cylinders of medical oxygen to the Uttar Pradesh government, as per directions by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:45 IST

Mamata directs Bengal officials to make arrangements to deal with deteriorating COVID-19 situation

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 19 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has directed all the top officials to make elaborate arrangements and step up their efforts at every level to deal with the deteriorating COVID-19 situation in the state.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:48 IST

COVID-19: Delhi district courts to take up only urgent matters through virtual hearings

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): In view of the alarming rise in the Covid-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Monday ordered that all the judicial officers of the District Courts in Delhi will take up only urgent cases of their respective Courts, through videoconferencing mode.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:31 IST

Covid: Karnataka activist develops mask that grows into plant once sown after use

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 19 (ANI): A Karnataka-based social entrepreneur and environmental activist has come up with a unique initiative for conserving the environment by introducing eco-friendly masks made up of cotton rags which will grow into plants once disposed off in the soil as they are embedded with seeds of fruits and vegetables.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:25 IST

COVID-19: Delhi govt directs Drugs Inspectors to monitor movement of Remdesivir injections

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): The Delhi government has directed all Drug Inspectors to personally monitor the movement of Remdesivir injections in the national capital on a daily basis amid the alarming rise in COVID-19 infections.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:14 IST

Farmers' protest: Ghazipur, Singhu, Tikri, borders closed for traffic movement

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Due to the ongoing farmers' protests, the Ghazipur, Singhu, Mungeshpur, Harewali and Tikri borders have been closed for traffic movement, said the Delhi Traffic Police on Monday.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:13 IST

PM Modi to chair COVID-19 review meeting today

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in the country at 11:30 am on Monday.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:12 IST

Telangana reports 4,009 new COVID-19 cases

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 19 (ANI): Telangana reported 4009 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths on Sunday, said the state health bulletin.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 11:00 IST

Hassle-free procurement experience for farmers topmost priority: Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], April 19 (ANI): Asserting that the procurement process of crops is in full swing in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain (retired) Amarinder Singh on Monday said that smooth and hassle-free procurement experience for the state's farmers is his topmost priority.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 10:53 IST

K'taka CM Yediyurappa to attend all-party meeting over COVID-19 situation in state

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 19 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will virtually participate in an all-party meeting over the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state, which is set to begin at 3:30 pm in Vidhana Soudha.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 10:51 IST

Woman held in Himachal's Kullu for selling charas

Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) [India], April 19 (ANI): Kullu district police on Sunday arrested a 36-year-old women for the illegally selling charas in Kasol.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 10:36 IST

Bihar Police nabs two prisoners attempting to escape from Muzaffarpur jail

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], April 19 (ANI): Two prisoners were apprehended after an alleged failed attempt to escape from the Bihar jail with the help of three other inmates on late Sunday.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 10:26 IST

Urdu Bulletin: PM Modi's review meeting, Manmohan Singh's suggestions on COVID reported

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Various Urdu newspapers in the national capital on Monday highlighted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's review meeting regarding the COVID-19 situation in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing.

Updated: Apr 19, 2021 10:14 IST