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03:00 PM | The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday sprung a surprise by naming E Sreedharan, also known as ‘Metro Man’, as their chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Kerala assembly elections.
Sreedharan had joined the BJP amid much fanfare in February and had evinced interest in contesting for the Chief Minister’s post.
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Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur took the first dose of the COVID19 vaccine in AIIMS, today
— ANI (@ANI) March 4, 2021
Taj Mahal, the iconic Mughal-era monument, which attracts crores of tourists every year, was on Thursday shut temporarily after an unidentified person called Uttar Pradesh Police and said that some explosive device has been planted inside the monument premises which would blow up soon.
Following the phone call on UP Police’s emergency number 112, security agencies went on a tizzy and at once started search operations inside the Taj Mahal.
With a daily increase of 17,407 in total cases, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 11,156,923. The death toll has reached 157,471, with 89 fatalities in a day. India’s count of active cases has jumped to 175,044.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,169,330), Kerala (1,064,279), Karnataka (952,037), Andhra Pradesh (890,080), and Tamil Nadu (852,478). Maharashtra is now contributing more than half of fresh COVID infections in India, fanning fears of a second wave in the state.
Fire continues to rage in Similipal National Park, Odisha. State CM Naveen Patnaik has reviewed the situation and asked officials to take preventive measures to control it, as per Chief Minister’s Office.
Police have arrested nine persons for allegedly robbing a trader of Rs 25 lakh here in Maharashtra, an official said.
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The first tranche of 500k doses arrived this morning in Canada from Serum Institute of India with 1.5 million more doses to follow. We look forward to future collaboration: Anita Anand, Canadian Minister of Public Services & Procurement.