SC takes Suo Motu cognizance of alarming Covid situation, issues notice to Centre

NEW DELHI, Apr 22 (Agencies): The Supreme Court on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of the “alarming situation” in connection with various health emergencies including oxygen shortage, during the COVID-19 pandemic, and issued notice to the Centre seeking a response on kinds of immediate and effective action it can take to handle such situation.A three-judge […]

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BSF thwarts infiltration bid of 3 Pak intruders along IB in Pathankot

CHANDIGARH, Apr 22 (Agencies): The BSF thwarted an infiltration attempt by three Pakistani intruders along the India-Pakistan international border in Punjab’s Pathankot district, officials said on Thursday.Border Security Force personnel opened fire when they noticed suspicious movement of three people trying to enter into the Indian territory around 10:15 pm Wednesday, a BSF official said.He […]

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India reports 2,59,170 new COVID19 cases, 1,761 deaths in the last 24 hours

NEW DELHI, Apr 20 (Agencies): India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,53,21,089 with 2,59,170 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while active cases surpassed the 20-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.The death toll increased to 1,80,530 with a record 1,761 daily new fatalities, the data […]

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