Andhra now cancels Class 10, 12 state board exams

Amaravati |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Unable to meet the deadlines set up by the Supreme Court for conducting and evaluating the intermediate (Class 12) board examinations, the Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled it as well as

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Russia's daily Covid-19 cases surge to 5-month high

Moscow |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST

Russia logged 20,182 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the highest daily increase since January 24, taking the nationwide tally to 5,388,695, the official monitoring and response cent

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Chile confirms first case of Covid-19 Delta variant

Santiago |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Chile confirmed the first case of the Delta variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 in the country on Thursday, after analysing the test results from a Chilean patient who came from the US, authorit

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Fiji's reports 308 new Covid cases reported in 24 hours

Suva |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Fiji recorded 308 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, setting a new record for daily infections, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Global Covid-19 caseload tops 179.9mn

Washington |Friday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 179.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.89 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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Myanmar reports 787 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths

Yangon |Friday, 2021 10:15:07 AM IST

Myanmar reported 787 new Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the tally to 150,714 on Thursday, the Health and Sports Ministry said.

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UP completes 'Mission June', 6 days ahead of deadline

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh has vaccinated one crore people, six days before the end of its 'Mission June' deadline.

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Kerala continues to report high proportion of total Covid cases

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

With daily Covid tallies in Kerala continuing to remain high, the state accounts for nearly a fourth of new cases reported across the country.

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Rains expose more graves in UP, officials hold cremations

Prayagraj (UP) |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Incessant rains and rising water level in the Ganga river have brought back haunting images of floating bodies in the waters.

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K'taka Cong to collect data of Covid-hit families to 'expose' BJP

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

The President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, D.K. Shivakumar, on Thursday directed the party workers to fan out across the state as part of an ‘outreach programme' to collect ‘exact data

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Malaria tracker launched to help affected Commonwealth nations

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

A new tracker has been launched to help Commonwealth countries monitor progress towards halving malaria cases by 2023 and ultimately eradicating the disease by 2030.

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Over 96 lakh vaccinated so far in Telangana

Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

Over 96.50 lakh Covid-19 doses have so far been administered in Telangana, health officials said on Thursday.

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