The Union Home Ministry has sent a four-member team to the state to assess the ground situation in West Bengal amid post poll violence; Supreme Court raps Centre, asks it to ensure better logistics for oxygen supply as third wave is coming; Sourav Ganguly said that a breach in the bio-bubble was highly unlikely and yet the virus has infected IPL players. This and more news at 2pm.
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IPL's 'Mumbai Indians' team snapped at Kalinga Airport in Mumbai as they returned home after suspension of IPL due to surge in COVID-19 cases. Cricketer and son of Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar was also seen along with his teammates. BCCI decided to suspend the IPL tournament after several players tested positive for the virus. 'Mumbai Indians' had won 4 matches out of 7 played so far in the tournament.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended after several players across the eight teams tested positive for COVID-19. Cricket lovers across the country also welcomed and supported the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision of suspending the matches. So far, 29 out of the scheduled 56 league games were played in this season - the last match played this season was between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals on May 02.
Chirag Paswan, isolated in his party by a coup led by his uncle, was removed as Lok Janshakti Party president today. At least 1 lakh test reports were forged by a private agency in Kumbh Mela. Anyone over the age of 18 can walk in to the nearest vaccination centre to get registered on the CoWIN digital platform and be inoculated against COVID-19, the Union Health Ministry said Monday afternoon. The 'delta' variant of COVID-19 - a version first detected in India - has evolved to form the 'delta plus' or AY.1 variant. The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Tuesday announced India's 15-member squad for the World Test Championship final, starting June 18.
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Ultraconservative leader Ebrahim Raisi has become Iran's new president. Raisi won Iran's presidential election as his rivals conceded even before official results were announced.
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Machines are becoming increasingly intelligent. Artificial Intelligence is helping to make production processes more efficient. But could it actually take over the world one day?
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting in Delhi to review development projects in Jammu and Kashmir. Twitter India faced tough questions today including why it had not appointed a Chief Compliance Officer in India as it faced the Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee on IT. A group of medical experts surveyed by news agency Reuters has projected that India’s next Covid-19 wave, the country’s third, would arrive here by October and other news.
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The ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended owing to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases within the bio-bubble. BCCI's vice-president Rajeev Shukla confirmed the development to ANI. "IPL has been suspended, we will see whether we can reschedule it, it is not cancelled. It is just suspended for now," he said. The suspension was came after several IPL players tested COVID positive.
Actor Kangana Ranaut's Twitter account has been suspended for violating Twitter norms; Having hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, IPL 2021 has been suspended for the time being after an SRH player tested positive; Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the only way to stop the spread of coronavirus now was a full lockdown. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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