Daily Archives: April 4, 2021

EC halves campaigning ban on BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma after he tenders ‘unconditional apology’

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday reduced the 48-hour campaign ban imposed on Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta...

India’s vaccine endeavour truly a ‘Vaccineyaan’ as it is going across world: DBT Secy

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) India's vaccine endeavour in fighting the novel coronavirus can truly be termed 'vaccineyaan' because it is going all over...

India expresses grief over deadly train accident in Taiwan

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) India expressed grief on Saturday over the death of around 50 people in a train accident in Taiwan that...

AIUDF to support Congress CM in Assam: Badruddin Ajmal

Guwahati, Apr 3 (PTI) AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal on Saturday said the party will support a leader from the Congress as the next chief...

74 women candidates in fray in Assam Assembly elections

Guwahati, Apr 3 (PTI) Political parties have made promises galore to woo the 49.35 per cent strong women electorate but only 74 women candidates...

Press Council seeks Tripura govt response on ‘open threat to media’ complaint

Agartala, Apr 3 (PTI) The Press Council of India has sought response from the Tripura government on a complaint filed by a journalists' body...

Ruling NDPP candidate elected unopposed to Nagaland Assembly from Noksen seat

Kohima, Apr 3 (PTI) Ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) candidate H Chuba Chang was elected unopposed to the Nagaland Assembly in the by-election...

6 new cases push Sikkim’s COVID-19 tally to 6,251

Gangtok, Apr 3 (PTI) Sikkim reported six new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the coronavirus tally in the state to 6,251,...

3 fresh cases take Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally to 4,487

Aizawl, Apr 3 (PTI) Mizoram's COVID-19 tally rose to 4,487 on Saturday as three more people tested positive for the infection, a health official...

Delhi Capitals’ Axar Patel tests positive for COVID-19, set to miss match against CSK

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) Delhi Capitals and India all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive for COVID-19 and is set to miss the team's...

BCCI keen on hosting scheduled IPL matches in Mumbai; Axar, 10 ground staff members...

Mumbai, Apr 3 (PTI) The BCCI is bullish about holding the 10 IPL games in Mumbai between April 10-25 despite an enormous spike in...

Smith reaches Mumbai to join DC squad, to be in quarantine for seven days

Mumbai, Apr 3 (PTI) Star Australian batsman Steve Smith on Saturday joined the Delhi Capitals squad and will undergo a mandatory seven-day hard quarantine. The...

Seven Out of 30 Recipients of AstraZeneca Jab in UK Died After Blood Clots:...

LONDON, Apr 3 (AFP): The UK medical regulator said Saturday that out of 30 people who suffered blood clots after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine,...

Amazon Admits Some Drivers In US Have To Urinate In Bottles, Apologises

Washington, Apr 3 (AFP): E-commerce giant Amazon has apologized to a US lawmaker after falsely denying that some of its drivers are forced at...

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority Says Shipping Backlog Cleared

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 3 (AFP): Egypt's Suez Canal Authority said Saturday that a shipping traffic jam caused by a giant container vessel getting stuck...

Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence

PARIS , Apr 3 (AP) — A year-long, nationwide French effort to uncover and combat sexual violence in sports has identified more than 400...

Taiwan prosecutors seek arrest in deadly train crash

HUALIEN COUNTY, Taiwan , Apr 3 (AP) — Prosecutors in Taiwan on Saturday sought an arrest warrant for the owner of an unmanned truck...

Myanmar death toll mounts amid protests, military crackdown

YANGON, Myanmar , Apr 3 (AP) — Security forces in central Myanmar opened fire on anti-coup protesters on Saturday, killing at least two people...