As India grapples with the world’s worst coronavirus crisis, fires in crematoriums continue to burn around the clock with capital New Delhi reporting one death every four minutes. Today marked another grim record high with 379,257 new infections and 3,645 deaths in the previous 24 hours. Meanwhile, a mass vaccination drive due to begin on the weekend is also facing a setback as Indians are struggling to register online.
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- The Defence Secretary assures justice for Easter Sunday victims