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News updates from Hindustan Times: Some Covid-19 patients test positive after discharge, trigger worry and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 09:04 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Some Covid-19 patients test positive after discharge, trigger worry

Scientists have called for urgently revisiting the discharge protocol for Covid-19 patients after recent international studies showed people can test positive for the virus even after two consecutive negative results.The first study, by Chinese medical experts in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal, found that 14.5% of 172 patients discharged from the Shenzhen Third People’s Hospital between Jan 23 and Feb 21 tested positive again.Read more.

15 Pak soldiers, 8 terrorists killed in Army’s LoC action, says intel report

The Indian Army’s artillery assault on terror launch pads at Dudhnial facing the Keran sector across the Line of Control (LoC) on April 10 killed eight terrorists and 15 Pakistan Army soldiers, two people in the security establishment told Hindustan Times. Read more.

12 new neighbourhoods in Delhi’s 43 containment zones, mostly in South Delhi

The government on Sunday ordered 12 South Delhi neighbourhoods to be brought under the containment zones, reportedly after fresh confirmed cases were reported from these localities. Sunday’s orders increase the total number of containment zones in Delhi to 43. Read more.

Vishu 2020: Importance and significance of the festival

In Kerala, the beginning of the Zodiac New Year is celebrated as the festival of Vishu. While it is referred to as Vishu only in Kerala, the same spirit is shared in various festivals over India- such as Ugadhi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Bihu in Assam and Baisakhi in Punjab. Read more.

This Twitter thread is full of derpy dogs, it’s bound to make you smile. Watch

It is no lie that we love our furry little dog friends. They bring us so much joy, much-needed cuddles, and endless licks. On this Twitter thread, their dopey behaviour is brightening up almost everyone’s Sunday. On April 10, a Twitter user asked people on the microblogging platform to share the most absurd thing their doggos had ever done. Read more.

Zoom’s top five features every user should know

Even as millions of users around the world are working remotely, videoconferencing applications are gaining huge traction. Pick of the season is Zoom. The video conferencing app has become quite popular as its daily meetings topped 200 million in the month of March. Read more.

Zoa Morani gets discharged from hospital after treatment for coronavirus, shares photo

Actor Zoa Morani has been discharged from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital after recovering from the coronavirus. She took to her Instagram stories to announce the good news with a selfie. Read more.

Didn’t have sponsors, had limited clothes, kits: How Adam Gilchrist made Deccan Chargers IPL 2009 champions, Pragyan Ojha reveals

Uncertainties are the only certain factors – IPL proved that in its second season itself. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Deccan Chargers (now renamed as Sunrisers Hyderabad) – the two bottom-ranked teams of the inaugural edition in 2008, faced off in the final of IPL 2009 with Deccan Chargers – the team finishing last in 2008 – emerging as champions. But it wasn’t that simple for the Hyderabad-based franchise. Read more.

‘Won’t let anyone fall’: IG MP Police’s inspiring message to cops on duty

Inspector General, Madhya Pradesh Police, Vivek Sharma sang ‘Hum Honge Kamyab’ to uplift the spirits of cops on duty in Indore. He sent an inspiring message to the cops on the frontline fighting the pandemic. Sharma said, “If we walk together, we will win this battle. We fill not fear corona. Some of us will definitely fall but we won’t let anyone else fall.” Watch the full video for more details. Watch here.

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Actor Taapsee Pannu is currently shooting for her film Loop Lapeta.(HT_PRINT)

'According to our finance minister': What Taapse Pannu said on 2013 I-T raids

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT photo)

Odisha: State govt to increase funds for MSMEs, says CM Patnaik

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Rajasthan makes negative Covid report mandatory for visitors from 4 more states

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'India-China border tensions reflect growing Chinese aggression': Kahl

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Active Covid-19 cases above 1.8 lakh, with 18,327 new infections in 24 hours

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UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 09:55 AM IST
In the beginning of Februray, India's active cases dropped below 1.5 lakh. The gradual rise indicates a definite resurgence, as the vaccination programme is going on full swing.
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Final hearing of Alwar lynching case to be held today. Here's a recap

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News updates from HT: PM to address Combined Commanders' Conference today

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 09:04 AM IST
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ITBP jawan killed in Maoist IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur

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  • It was the second Maoist attack in the last two days in Chhattisgarh.
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SC seeks Centre’s response to trace Army captain in Pakistani jail since 1997

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) asked the petitioner's lawyer to compile a list of similarly placed officers of the Indian armed forces still languishing in Pakistani jails.
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End dowry system: Leaders speak up after Gujarat woman allegedly dies by suicide

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UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 08:39 AM IST
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Uddhav Thackeray is not in favour of imposing lockdown in the state.

Maharashtra adds over 50k new cases in 6 days: What ministers said on lockdown

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UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 07:50 AM IST
Going by Thackeray's deadline of 8 to 15 days to review the Covid-19 situation of the state, a decision on whether new restrictions will be imposed across the state is likely to be made after February 8.
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Alex Ellis, British high commissioner to India.(MINT)

British envoy says farmers' protest is India’s 'internal issue'

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LIVE: Jump in India's daily Covid-19 count, reports 18,327 new infections

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PM Modi in his address also asked students to practice three mantras. He said that students should follow the goals set by them in their lives by following the mantras of self-confidence, self-awareness and selflessness.(PTI Copy)
PM Modi in his address also asked students to practice three mantras. He said that students should follow the goals set by them in their lives by following the mantras of self-confidence, self-awareness and selflessness.(PTI Copy)

PM Modi to address Combined Commanders' conference in Kevadia today

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 06:34 AM IST
During the event, the PM is expected to be intimated about the progress made in the creation of the theatre command. In a step towards restructuring the defence forces, the defence ministry would be creating the Air Defence Command.
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