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Feb 22, 2021 08:41 AM IST Daybreak

'Will Watch for 15 Days': CM Uddhav's Lockdown Warning Amid Rise in Covid Cases, Gatherings Banned from Today

All public functions, including government, religious, political, and social events will be banned in Maharashtra from Monday as chief minister Uddhav Thackeray warned of a "stricter lockdown" if Covid-19 rules are flouted. Giving the slogan of "wear masks, say no to lockdown", the CM said that almost 7,000 daily cases are worrying and it would be clear in a fortnight if Maharashtra is witnessing a second wave.

Week-long Lockdown in Amravati, Night Curfew in Nashik, Pune as Maha Sees 6,971 New Cases in 24 Hrs

Amid sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, Amravati district in Vidarbha region will be placed under a week-long lockdown from 8 pm from Monday. The lockdown will be in force till 8 am on March 1, minister Yashomati Thakur said. Some reports stated that Nashik too has imposed night curfew from 11pm to 5am till Tuesday.

Another Puducherry Congress MLA Quits, Ruling Party's Strength Drops to 13 a Day Before Floor Test

One more ruling Congress MLA in Puducherry resigned from his post on Sunday, delivering yet another jolt to Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, who is scheduled to face a floor test on February 22 to prove majority. K Lakshminarayanan, elected from the Raj Bhavan constituency, tendered his resignation to Assembly Speaker V P Sivakolundhu at the latter's residence.

Kerala Court Said 'Love Jihad' a Conspiracy to Turn State 'Islamic' but Govt is Sleeping: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday slammed the Left front government in Kerala for allegedly not taking any constructive steps to stop "love jihad" in the state. Though the Kerala High Court had made remarks against love jihad in 2009, the state government had done nothing so far to check it, he claimed here.

Chandrayaan-3 Launch Delayed Further to 2022, Says ISRO Chief K Sivan

Chandrayaan-3, India's third mission to Moon, is likely to be launched in 2022, ISRO chief K Sivan has said. The COVID-19 lockdown has hit several projects of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) including Chandrayaan-3, which was scheduled to be launched in late 2020, and Gaganyaan, the country's first manned space mission.

Taimur is Big Brother Now as Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan Welcome Second Baby

Kareena Kapoor and Saif ALi Khan have been blessed with a baby boy. According to reports, Kareena was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, last night. They welcomed their second son on Sunday, February 21.

'Experts Should Talk About the Cricket, Not Pitches' - Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma slammed the discussions over spinning pitches in India, saying the team has every right to make use of home advantage. Rohit said no one discusses the nature of the pitches when India travel overseas, and said others too should not make a controversy out of nothing.