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Here are the highlights of April 8:

1;25 pm; There is no possibility of lockdown or night curfew in Assam. I request everyone to get themselves tested if they have symptoms. There is no need to panic but we should remain alert: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

1;15 pm; CM further requested the PM that the Centre should release a special commemorative stamp on this occasion. He suggested that the commemorative events should be held all across the country, as well as at all Indian missions abroad: CMO

1;10 pm; Punjab CM urged PM to clear state govt’s proposal for launching various projects worth Rs 937 cr, including development of Sri Anandpur Sahib as Smart City, to pay befitting tributes to 9th Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, whose 400th Prakash Purab is being celebrated this yr: CMO

1;00 pm; West Bengal: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda holds a roadshow in Alipurduar.

12;45 pm; Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani took his second dose of COVAXIN today. He took his first dose on March 9.

12;30 pm; During CAA protests, TMC people were supporting those who were instigating violence. In UP, we put up hoardings of rioters & confiscated their properties. Mamata Didi can’t do this as she sees them as TMC vote bank: UP CM & BJP leader Yogi Adityanath in Hooghly

12;15 pm; Centre sent us 1000 ventilators, we installed them but they stopped working within 2-2.5 hrs. In review meet CM raised the issue, it was told that Centre should be informed of it. We informed them. There's no politics in it, we're telling them about a defect: Rajasthan Health Min

12;00 pm; Delhi Metro's Flying Squads penalised 672 commuters on 7 April 2021 for not wearing a face mask properly & following social distancing. Let us all follow the protocols & politely counsel others to do the same: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

11;30 pm; I don't know what is the political meaning of this statement but academic meaning of that is Center is given all possible support to system. Central govt gave over 1 crore vaccine dosages but several dosages were wasted, why so?: Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil

11:10 am: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar takes his second dose of the #COVID19 vaccine at RML Hospital. He took the first dose on March 6.

11:00 am: The vaccination drive is going well in Delhi. We received some vaccines yesterday. We have stock for 4-5 days. We have demanded more and we will get it: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

10:45 pm: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee unlikely to attend today's meeting called by PM Narendra Modi over Covid situation. Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to attend the meeting with PM Modi: Sources

10:30 am: A new tactic has come to light wherein people who are in jail write letters. This is a political conspiracy I know Anil Parab, he can never indulge in such work. I can assure, no Shiv Sainik can take a false oath in Bala Saheb Thackeray's name: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut

10:10 am: There is no time for the hypothetical question as we are marching forward to capture Nabanna. We don't know where will Mamata Banerjee go if she loses. Politics is the art of the possible: WB Congress chief AR Chowdhury on being asked,"if Congress will support TMC if required?"

10;00 am; India reports 1,26,789 new #COVID19 cases, 59,258 discharges, and 685 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,29,28,574 Total recoveries: 1,18,51,393 Active cases: 9,10,319 Death toll: 1,66,862 Total vaccination: 9,01,98,673

9;45 am; General MM Naravane is also scheduled to interact with the Force Commanders of the United Nations Missions in Mali, South Sudan and Central African Republic and the Deputy Chief Operations Officer of the Royal Bhutanese Army on 12 April 2021: Indian Army

9:30 amArmy Chief will interact with Bangladesh's Minister of Foreign Affairs on April 11 at Bangladesh Army's Multipurpose Complex where he'll attend a seminar on UN Peace Support Operations&deliver an address on 'Changing Nature of Global Conflicts:Role of UN Peacekeepers':Indian Army

9;23 am; Entry for Shaheed Sthal is now open: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

9;20 am; Entry for Shaheed Sthal has been temporarily closed to ensure social distancing as part of our crowd control measures. Exit is allowed: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

9;15 am; Police arrested one person in possession of more than 6kgs of charas while checking a bus in Bajaura, yesterday. Case registered, probe underway: Gaurav Singh, SP, Kullu.

9;10 am; 25,26,77,379 samples tested for #COVID19, up to 7th April. Of these, 12,37,781 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

9;00 am; New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern temporarily suspends entry for all travellers from India, including its own citizens, following a high number of positive #COVID19 cases arriving from there. The suspension starts on April 11 and will be in place until April 28: Reuters

8:40 am: Andhra Pradesh: People cast their vote for Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency elections in the state today. Visuals from Ambapuram village in Krishna district.

8:30 am: South Western Railway (SWR) will be running additional trains from 8th to 14th April, in view of the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) strike & and for clearing the extra rush of upcoming Ugadi Festival: SWR

8:20 am: 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: Sister Nisha Sharma who inoculated PM Modi today.

8;15 am: I am the vaccinator who gave the first dose of COVAXIN to PM Narendra Modi. Today I got another opportunity to meet him & vaccinate him for the second time. I was elated again. He spoke to us, we even clicked pictures with him: Sister P Niveda who vaccinated PM Modi today.

8:00 am: More than 9 crore COVID19 vaccine doses administered, till now: Ministry of Health

7:45 am: Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane proceeded on a five-day visit to Bangladesh. The visit aims to further enhance the defence cooperation and strong bilateral ties between India and Bangladesh: Indian Army

7:30 am: Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his second dose of #COVID19 vaccine at AIIMS. He received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN on March 1

7:15 am: If surge in new cases continues, we could have a dearth of ventilator beds. Have written to Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope & Union Minister Prakash Javadekar requesting transfer of ventilators beds from states where #COVID19 is under control: M Mohol, Pune Mayor

7:00 am: Amid surge of #COVID19 cases, night curfew (10 pm to 8 am) will be imposed in Prayagraj from tonight till further notice. Essential services exempted: District Magistrate


Posted By: Talibuddin Khan