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CBSE assures as over 1 Lakh students want board exams cancelled| Oneindia News
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, over one lakh students of classes 10 and 12 have signed petitions urging the government to either cancel board exams. All urban areas of Madhya Pradesh will go into a lockdown from 6 pm tomorrow to 6 am on Monday in a move to control the steep surge in coronavirus cases in the state.
India recorded 1,26,789 fresh Covid cases, setting another grim one-day record as the county battles the second wave of infections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his second dose of the Covid vaccine today at Delhi's AIIMS - 37 days after his first shot - and urged all those eligible to get inoculated against the deadly virus.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that last year, he and his party leaders collectively warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi about COVID-19 virus and requested him to take action to save economy, small-scale industry and migrant labourers but media mocked him. "Last year in Feb, all Congress leaders and I collectively said to PM that India is going to be affected by COVID. You start preparing to save economy, migrant labourers and small-scale industry. Press mocked me and said I am trying to scare people,' he said.
Congress has finally launched its digital media platform named 'INC TV'. The party said that the objective is to make Congress voice heard and reach more people. The platform will be available on YouTube. The party has, over the years, alleged that the mainstream media is biased against the Opposition, and the YouTube channel will allow it to convey its message directly to the public.
#CongressTV #INCTV #CongressMediaChannel
Watch this special espisode of Global Chit-Chat on the future of International travel amidst the Pandemic. As the world has been reeling under the Coronavirus Pandemic for over a year now, International travel and tourism industry has been severly hit. While some countries has begun bubble travel with only a few countries, now a raging debate has emerged over the issuance of a Vaccine Passport. While Israel has begun with a vaccine passport, United States and UK have vehemently opposed the idea. What will be the future of International travel, can countries come up with innovative strategies to resume the travel.
Pakistani protestors were paraded in a chain with their kurtas tied to eachother's on a road spurred on by the police, and a video of that incident was shared widely. Although details are not clear, but it appears these men are supporters of an islamist political party which is waging a protest against the French envoy demanding his expulsion.
#Karachi #Lahore #PakistanProtest
For any parent wanting to marry their child would seem apalling, disgusting and extremely hard to believe. But this is actually true as it has already happened. A parent in New York has filed a legal request to marry their own adult child, terming it a case of 'individual autonomy'. The parent who wants to remain autonomous also wants laws barring the incestuous practice to be overturned.
#ShockingStory #ParentsMarriesChild #NewYork
Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, artists came forward to motivate people about COVID-19 vaccination. Unique Society of Artist, Panchkula came up with the idea of making paintings of the vaccination on aprons to spread awareness. Sakshi, a local said, "Vaccination is compulsory and lockdown is not a solution. Govt is vaccinating people above 45 years of age. Artists have also motivated us. They are making people aware of vaccination." Sita, an artist said, "We artists also think that we are having some responsibility towards the society and the paintings we are making on aprons are working like posters. People are getting motivated and aware of the fact that COVID vaccination is very important."
COVID-19 situation continues to deteriorate as India reported highest single day spike on April 15 with over 2,00,739 new COVID cases on April 15. Total caseload of the country stood at 1,40,74,564 and currently there are14,71,877 active cases. 93,528 patients were discharged in last 24 hours taking the recovery tally to 1,24,29,564. With 1,038 new deaths, country's toll mounted to 1,73,123.
A COVID-19 patient died in ICU ward of Shivpuri District Hospital after a ward boy allegedly removed the oxygen planted. Anguished at the demise, family of deceased created ruckus in the hospital premises and urged for a probe in the matter. A team of 3 doctors has been formed by the Superintendent of the Medical College to look into the matter and submit the report within 48 hours following which appropriate action will be taken. Family is adamant on not cremating the body until justice is served.
Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Prabhuram Choudhary asserted that the state government is not hiding any COVID data and the correct figures are updated daily. "Apart from COVID19 infected bodies, suspected bodies are also being cremated as per COVID protocol. We are not hiding any data, correct figures are being updated every day," added Prabhuram Choudhary.
President Kovind, PM Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. PM Modi paid his tribute to Ambedkar while addressing the Association of Indian Universities. He also took to twitter saying Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India. VP Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tribute to Ambedkar at his residence in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution. BSP supremo Mayawati remembered Ambedkar's legacy on his birth anniversary. DMK chief MK Stalin paid a floral tribute to BR Ambedkar at Koyambedu in Chennai. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891 in Mhow of Madhya Pradesh. Termed as the father of Indian constitution, he always worked for the welfare of deprived people. Ambedkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 1990.
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Madhya Pradesh's health infrastructure stands exposed in the battle against the Coronavirus Pandemic.
In a bizarre incident, a gardener at a government hospital in Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district was assigned to collect samples for Covid-19 tests. Halke Ram was seen collecting samples while people, who came to get themselves tested for the infection at the hospital, were seen performing a 'self' Covid test.
#GardenerCollectsSample #MadhyaPradesh #Covid19
A viral video shows a man assaulting a police personnel in Delhi. The alleged assault took place on April 1 in Uttam Nagar area. The cop, identified as Sushil, was allegedly assaulted by a gym-owner. Sushil was earlier posted as a PSO to a person named Sanjay Gupta, police said. When Sushil went to meet Gupta, the cop & Gupta's relative got into an argument. Sushil was then allegedly beaten up by Gupta's younger brother & his accomplice. Delhi Police said details are being verified; matter being taken very seriously. Investigation is underway. Watch the full video for more.
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A major fire broke in a slum area on the night of April 14 in Paschim Puri's Shaheed Bhagat Singh camp located in West Delhi. Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse massive flames. No casualties have been reported so far. Further details are awaited.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his second shot of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi on April 08. He received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN on March 01. "I have given the second dose of COVAXIN to our Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. He spoke to us. It was a memorable moment for me as I got to meet him and vaccinate him," said Nisha Sharma, Nurse. "I am the vaccinator who gave the first dose of COVAXIN to PM Narendra Modi. Today, I got another opportunity to meet him and vaccinate him for the second time. I was elated again. He spoke to us, we even clicked pictures with him," said P Niveda, Nurse. The two nurses who administered COVID-19 vaccine to PM Narendra Modi at AIIMS, Delhi are-P Niveda from Puducherry and Nisha Sharma from Punjab.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Wednesday welcomed the Centre's decision to cancel Class 10 CBSE board exams and appealed that the same decision should be taken for Class 12 students..
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