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Sikkim CM and his wife receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Gangtok, April 11: Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang along with his wife Krishna Kumari Rai on Sunday received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, following which he appealed to those eligible for the immunisation drive to get inoculated. The chief minister and his wife were administered 'Covishield' vaccine at

Arunachal Pradesh logs three more cases, tally 16,878

Itanagar, April 11: Three more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the tally in the northeastern state to 16,878, a senior health department official said on Sunday. The fresh cases were detected from Lower Dibang Valley, Changlang and the Capital Complex region. One more person recuperated

29 new cases push Mizoram's COVID-19 tally to 4,612

Aizawl, April 11: At least 29 people, including three children and a CRPF employee, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram on Sunday, taking the tally in the state to 4,612, an official said. Of the new cases, 28 were reported from Aizawl and one from Mamit district, he said.

Schools up to Class VIII closed in Mizoram

Correspondent AIZAWL, April 10: The Mizoram Government has ordered closure of schools for students up to Class VIII following a surge in COVID-19 cases. Fresh guidelines issued last night said that the State Government has again banned night church service and extended the duration of night curfew by two hours

COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for Nagaland cops

Correspondent DIMAPUR, April 10: The Nagaland Police has made COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all its personnel. The office of the State DGP today directed all unit commanders to ensure that all personnel under them are vaccinated. It said the vaccine is administered to help the human immune system to develop

Mizoram to close schools for class 8 and below following spike in COVID-19 cases

Aizawl, April 10: Mizoram will close down schools for students of class eight and below following a spike in COVID-19 cases due to the second wave of the virus in the state, a new guideline issued by the state government which came into effect on Saturday said. Schools for students

Tripura Tribal Council polls: Pradyot Manikya's party in the lead

Agartala, April 10: Counting of votes polled in elections to the 30-member Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council, which governs two-thirds of the state's territory, is underway amidst tight security, a senior official said on Saturday. Counting of votes began at 8 am and no untoward incident has been reported