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For 4th straight day, India reports more than 4 lakh cases

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India continued to report more than 4 lakh daily Covid cases with as many 4,03,738 people tested  positive during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning, taking the total number of active cases in the country to 37,36,648. During the same period 4,092  succumbed to the viral infection, taking the total death toll due to […]

No total lockdown in Maharashtra; govt tightens restrictions

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The Maharashtra government will tighten the restrictions imposed to curb Covid-19 transmission from 8 pm onwards on April 22, and the stipulations will remain in effect till 7 am on May 1. However, the State government has not announced a complete lockdown even as most of the Ministers in the State cabinet had pushed the […]

Monday blues: Second Covid-19 wave stings indices as markets drop 1.8%

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The worsening coronavirus crisis triggered yet another sell-off in the domestic stock market on Monday, with the benchmark indices dropping more than 3 per cent before recouping some of the losses. A sharp jump in Covid-19 cases and fresh curbs to contain the spread of the virus have stoked concerns […]

Stricter restrictions in Maharashtra from April 14

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The Maharashtra Government has announced a partial lockdown beginning Wednesday 8 pm, aimed at restricting movement of people, even as transportation of goods and delivery of services will be allowed. Unlike the full lockdown of last year, the State government will keep public transport, including trains, taxis and buses, operational. Private cars will not be […]

Maharashtra says vaccine stocks at ‘critically low level’

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The Covid-19 vaccine stocks in Maharashtra have reached a critically low level, and may not last last more than a couple of days. The Centre needs to immediately release at least 40 lakh vaccine doses so that it can take care of vaccination for at least one week, said State Health Minister, Rajesh Tope, on […]

Highest HTBT cotton sowing in coming kharif: Shetkari Sanghatana

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Maharashtra farmers will cultivate the unapproved herbicide-tolerate Bt (HTBt) cotton in over 50 per cent of the area under the fibre crop during the next crop year starting July, according to the State apex farmers’ body Shetkari Sanghatana (SS). It is illegal to grow HTBt cotton in India since the Government has not cleared it […]

Weekend lockdown, night curfew in Maharashtra to curb rising Covid cases

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A lockdown has been announced in Maharashtra over the weekends from Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 am to contain the fresh wave of coronavirus infections. Along with that, the Maharashtra government will also enforce a strict night curfew from 8 pm to 7 am daily. During this period only […]

Maharashtra imposes night curfew, weekend lockdown

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In view of the exponential rise in the cases of Covid-19, the Maharashtra Government on Sunday decided to impose 8 pm to 7 am curfew and at other times Section 144 would be applicable in the state. On weekends, there would be complete lockdown. The curfew will be applicable from Monday night, said Skill Development […]

Anand Mahindra seeks solution to effectively manage Covid-19

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Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has called for ideas to help manage medical staff’s differing needs as rising Covid-19 cases put pressure on them in certain states. Responding to a statement from Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Twitter on the need for medical staff as cases increase in the State, Mahindra called for ideas […]

Covid-19: India administers over 6 crore vaccine doses so far

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India has administered over 6 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses so far. As of March 28, 8 am, 21,54,170 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours taking the total to 6,02,69,782 doses administered so far as part of India’s vaccine drive, according to the official data of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. […]