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Chalgenius News | Over 387 million Covid-19 tests done in India so far, says ICMR

With 1,929,476 samples tested for Covid-19 on June 17, cumulative testing in India reached 387,167,696, the Indian Council of Medical Research said.   India reports 62,480 new Covid-19 cases and 1,587 more fatalities according to data from the Union health ministry. Active cases below 800,000-mark at 798,656. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would launch ‘Customized Crash …

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Chalgenius News | Mehul Choksi Firms Siphoned Off Over ₹ 6,000 Crore From Punjab National Bank: CBI

The CBI said the Punjab National Bank was conned by its employees who were hand in gloves with Mehul Choksi and his company executives. Companies owned by fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi have allegedly siphoned off over ₹ 6,344.96 crore from the Punjab National Bank (PNB) using fraudulent letters of undertaking and foreign letters of credit, the CBI …

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Chalgenius News | India reports 62,224 new Covid cases, 2,542 deaths in last 24 hours

India recorded 62,224 new Covid-19 cases and 2,542 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s overall caseload rose to 2.96 crore, while the death toll surged to 3.62 lakh. Kerala is the top contributor, adding 12,246 new cases to the country’s caseload. Amidst a debate over high prices of Covid19 vaccines in the private hospitals, …

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Chalgenius News | First death confirmed due to anaphylaxis following COVID-19 vaccination

A government panel studying COVID-19 vaccine side effects has confirmed the first death, due to anaphylaxis, following COVID-19 vaccination here on Tuesday. According to a report submitted by the national Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) Committee, a 68-year-old man died due to anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) after being vaccinated on March 8. The death is reported as …

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Oxygen Express: Indian Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days

In a “milestone achievement”, the Indian Railways has delivered nearly 30,182 Metric Tonnes (MT) of medical oxygen in more than 1,734 tankers across the country, bringing relief to 15 states in the last 50 days. Oxygen relief by 421 Oxygen Expresses reached to 15 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil …

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Cyberspace Must Foster, Not Curb, Democratic Values: PM Modi At G7 Summit

Speaking at the G7 Summit’s Outreach Sessions, PM Modi stressed that India was the only G20 country on track to meet its Paris commitments.   India on Sunday advocated global solidarity and open democratic societies to tackle challenges like health, climate change, and economic recovery. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message of worldwide unity was well …

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Byju’s becomes India’s most valued startup at $16.5 billion with UBS, Blackstone funding

Byju’s has raised $350 million from UBS, private equity giant Blackstone, Abu Dhabi state fund ADQ, Phoenix Rising and video conference firm Zoom’s founder Eric Yuan, regulatory filings said.   Online learning Online learning firm Byju’s has become India’s most valuable internet startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion in its current funding round, surpassing …

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He added, “Was I a good son? Did I do enough to save them? I’ll have to live with these questions forever. Can’t wait to see them again. I wish the day comes soon.” Bhuvan Bam is best known for his wildly popular BB Ki Vines videos, which are short comedy sketches in which he portrays multiple characters. Bhuvan is also a singer. He even appeared in a short film, Plus Minus, alongside Divya Dutta.

Chalgenius News | Bhuvan Bam loses parents to Covid-19: ‘Will have to learn to live again’

Comedian and YouTube personality Bhuvan Bam took to Instagram on Saturday to share that his father and mother died due to Covid-19 complications. He also shared photos of himself and his parents. Sharing the pictures, Bhuvan wrote, “Lost both my lifelines to covid. Aai aur Baba ke bina kuch bhi pehle jaisa nahi rahega. Ek mahine mein …

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Chalgenius News | Goa Extends Covid Lockdown Till June 21, CM Pramod Sawant Announces Relaxations

The Goa government on Saturday announced extension of the coronavirus-induced “curfew” in the state till June 21 with some more relaxations. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the curfew will be extended up to 7 am on June 21.  “Shops, including in panchayat and municipal markets, may open between 7 am to 3 pm. Marriage function …

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No Tax On Black Fungus Medicine

Chalgenius News | No Tax On Black Fungus Medicine, 5% GST To Continue On Covid Vaccines

No tax will be charged for medicines like Tocilizumab and Amphotericin B, used for treating Black Fungus, the GST Council said.   Tax on medicines, some hospital equipment and other items needed in the fight against COVID-19 has been reduced by the Goods and Services Tax Council. The tax cut is based on recommendations by …

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