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Here are the top headlines of the hour: 1. In the aftermath of Cyclone Tauktae, a barge P305 of ONGC was capsized on the coast of Mumbai and the rescue operations are still underway. As many as 26 people are still missing while over 40 people have lost their lives. While the navy is working relentlessly to rescue those trapped in the sea, a blame game has ensued in the aftermath of this tragedy. 2. After the warnings were ignored by Central Govt's PSU ONGC; the angry families are now questioning the ignorance on the part of ONGC, as cyclone Tauktae takes a toll and 26 people are still missing. 3. An IAF MIG 21 fighter aircraft has crashed near Moga in Punjab. The incident happened late last night and an IAF officer Squadron leader Abhinav has died in the crash. According to the officials, the aircraft was on a routine training sortie, when the accident happened. 4. The black fungus cases are on a rise in India and over 5,500 cases have been reported in the country so far. 126 lives have been lost. 5. The COVID pandemic's second wave has drastically affected the children in Karnataka, with as many as 40,000 kids being tested positive in the last 2 months.28 children died till March due to the virus. 6. India yesterday recorded its lowest count of vaccine doses that were administered. While the Central government ensured the citizens of enough vaccine supply in all the states, Bharat Biotech has now come forward and stated that they will be able to manufacture as many as 200Mn additional vaccine doses. 7. A BJP leader and MP Arjun Singh faces West Bengal's CID heat after a case was filed against him after his alleged involvement in the economic offence committed by him while he was a member of the ruling TMC party. The CID raided the residence of the BJP MP in the state. The Bhartiya Janata Party has lashed out at the TMC over this, citing vendetta. 8. DMK chief and Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin writes to President Kovind, urges to free the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. 9. Verdict today in the sexual assault case of former editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal. Tejpal is accused of sexually assaulting a colleague in an elevator of a 5-star hotel. 10. Israel, Hamas begin truce. US President Joe Biden hails the deal and vows to continue country diplomacy.

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