At a briefing this evening the Health Ministry said that, so far, the bulk of infections linked to this strain – around 20 per cent – have been reported from Maharashtra – 206 cases. Cases have also been reported from Delhi, Gujarat and Punjab, among other places, the ministry added.
“We see Bangladesh as a key neighbour and a valued partner not only in South Asia but also in the broader Indo-Pacific region. Every outcome and achievement in our relationship resonates through this region. It is no secret that we cite it to others as an example for emulation,” he said.
The three policemen, who have crossed the porous border, have been sheltered near Lungkawlh in Serchhip district of Mizoram, a top Mizoram Home department official said on condition of anonymity.
As many as 2,08,791 doses of Covid vaccine have administered to people above 60 years of age and the 45+ population with comorbidities, taking the total doses administered so far to 1,48,55,073, the health ministry informed.
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The centre have urged states and Union terrotoris to utilise 100% capacities of private hospitals functioning as Covid Vaccination Centres
Three of the 155mm/52-calibre K-9 tracked guns, which have a strike range of 38-km, have been taken to a base up the hills in Ladakh to determine their suitability and efficacy for deployment in the high-altitude region.
Based on the performance of the howitzers, the Army could consider placing additional orders for them.
The swimming event was conducted under the observation of the Swimming Association of Maharashtra, a recognised body of the Swimming Federation of India. The event was also associated with the Fit India Movement by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
As per the requisitions received from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoP&T), Government of India, talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building are being invited to join the government at the level of Joint Secretary on contract basis in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry said.
Airbus said in a statement that it brings a wealth of experience in aviation training, courseware development, safety and quality standards, while Flytech excels in aviation training services, including the training of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
The tractor parade, which began much ahead of the scheduled time, turned violent with farmers opposing the Centre’s new farm laws and police clashing at several areas of the national capital.
Speaking exclusive to ANI, he added that terrorists from the neighbouring country also continue to target our security forces and civilians in crowded areas, expecting forces to react and cause more civilian casualties.
The Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust is conducting a mass contact and contribution campaign for the construction of the grand temple in Ayodhya which began on January 15 and will go on till February 27.
The Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust was set up in accordance with the Supreme Court verdict on November 9, 2021, for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya.
He was addressing the 16th Justice PD Desai Memorial Lecture on”Criticism of judiciary, contempt jurisdiction and its use in the age of social media”.
With the installation of the plants with a capacity of 452 KWh over two artificial lakes, the airport’s total installed capacity has risen to 40 MWp helping it to produce around 1.60 lakh units of power a day against per day consumption of around at 1.30 lakh units, the CIAL said.
More than 4,000 healthcare workers were vaccinated in Delhi on Day One. Barring the Centrally-run hospitals like the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, all have been given Covishield, which is developed by the Oxford University with pharma major AstraZeneca, and manufactured by the Serum Institute.
PM Modi will also inaugurate a broad gauge line connecting Vadodara with Kevadia in Gujarat. (File) Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday inaugurate virtually the newly-built Kevadia railway station near the Statue of Unity in Narmada district of Gujarat and a broad gauge line connecting Vadodara with Kevadia, […]
(Representational Image) New Delhi: India on Friday said all member states of the United Nations, including those lying beyond the tropics, can now join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) with an amendment to its framework agreement coming into effect recently. In pursuance of the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]
NEW DELHI: Even as UK and India appear to be resetting their relations post Brexit, a major British think tank has a word of caution for the British government. “While giving India the attention it deserves, the UK government needs to accept that gaining direct national benefit from the relationship, […]
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a fresh attack on dynastic succession and sense of entitlement in the country’s politics, saying it is a menace and new form of dictatorship, which needs to be uprooted for which youth of the country could play the most vital role. […]
NEW DELHI: The parliamentary standing committee on information technology on Tuesday unanimously decided to summon Twitter and Facebook to explain their actions in recent days to ban accounts and institute sudden changes in privacy policies — a move that comes in the backdrop of US President Donald Trump being banned […]
Elon Musk had also confirmed the entry of Tesla into the Indian market in 2021 Highlights Tesla has set up an R&D unit in Bengaluru, BS Yediyurappa confirmed. Elon Musk had confirmed the entry of Tesla into the Indian market in 2021. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari had also announced Tesla’s […]
NEW DELHI: PM Modi on Monday advised politicians to stay out of the first round of vaccination exercise on January 16. “This is my personal suggestion and no one should take it otherwise. We public representatives are not part of it,” the PM said as he announced that Centre will […]
SRINAGAR: PDP youth wing president Waheed Para, who was granted bail by an NIA court on Saturday, was arrested again on Monday by the Jammu and Kashmir Police over a case related to an alleged nexus involving politicians, terrorists and secessionist forces, officials said. The case was registered by the […]
NEW DELHI: The first phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive will be paid for by the Central government, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. As many as 3 crore frontline workers are scheduled to be vaccinated in the first phase which is scheduled to start January 16 onwards. Interacting with […]
NEW DELHI: Colonel B Santosh Babu and some of the other Indian Army personnel, who were killed while valiantly fighting Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in June last year, are expected to be honoured with gallantry awards on Republic Day, sources said on Monday. Col Babu, […]
NEW DELHI: Mumbai Police crime branch filed a 3,600-page supplementary chargesheet in the TRP scam case on Monday. The chargesheet has been filed against Republic TV official Vikash Khanchandani, former CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC)Partho Dasgupta and ex-COO Romil Ramgadia.. Republic TV COO Priya Mukherjee, Shivendu Mulelkar, Robert […]
NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday will kick off its largest-ever coastal defence exercise “Sea Vigil”, with all maritime stakeholders led by the Navy swinging into action along the country’s entire 7,516-km coastline including island territories and the two million sq km Exclusive Economic Zone. The two-day Sea Vigil exercise is […]
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday questioned the Centre‘s vehement opposition to its suggestion that the implementation of three new farm laws be held back for the time being so as to help find an amicable solution to the ongoing farmers’ protest against them at Delhi borders. While rapping the […]
JAMMU: The Army and police are on alert to foil any attempt of infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir by terrorists assembled at launching pads across the Line of Control, a top police officer said on Monday. Asserting that attempts were being made to revive terrorism in Poonch, a border district […]
NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Chinese Army has moved back around 10,000 troops from the depth areas near the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. However, the deployment in the frontline areas has remained the same and the troops from both sides remain in an eyeball to […]
The top court said it may stay the implementation of these laws as talks between the government and farmers are “breaking down”. The court observed that the Centre wants to discuss these legislations point by point, while the farmers want them to be repealed. The Attorney General said that laws […]
NEW DELHI: Parliamentary legislations cannot be stayed by the Supreme Court unless it is satisfied prima facie that they are unconstitutional and illegal, legal experts said on Monday. They largely concurred with the views of attorney general K K Venugopal who on Monday opposed the apex court observation on stay […]
Budget 2021: Budget 2021-22 is significant as it will be presented amid the COVID-19 crisis Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget 2021-22 on February 1, 2021. The Budget is an annual financial statement of the government which has details such as revenue, expenditure, growth projections, as well […]
“Air India’s woman power flies high around the world,” Hardeep Puri said. New Delhi: An all-women cockpit crew will operate the inaugural San Francisco-Bengaluru flight on Saturday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said. The Air India flight fly on Saturday over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route to […]
Fresh cases of birds death were reported from parts of Rajasthan. (Representational) Jaipur: Fresh cases of birds death were reported from parts of Rajasthan on Friday, taking the tally to 2,166. The avian influenza subtype H5N8 has been detected in 11 districts of the state, including the state capital. As […]
The value of the attached properties is Rs 2.80 crore, ED said in a statement. (Representational) New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 2.80 crore in connection with its money laundering probe linked to an alleged ponzi or chit fund scheme in Rajasthan. The central probe […]
India signed a $5.43 billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400 systems (File) New Delhi: India has been pursuing an independent foreign policy based on national security interest which also applies to its defence acquisition and supplies, Ministry of External Affairs said Friday, after US warned New […]
India, China have agreed to hold another round of senior commanders’ meeting, Anurag Srivastava said New Delhi: India and China have maintained communication at the ground level to avoid any “misunderstandings and misjudgments” even as discussions continue for achieving complete disengagement in all friction areas, the Ministry of External Affairs […]
New Delhi: Facebook executive Ankhi Das, whose name came up in a recent controversy over alleged bias by the social networking giant in dealing with hate speeches, has resigned from the company. A statement by Ajit Mohan, Facebook India’s Managing Director, said: “Ankhi has decided to step down from her role in Facebook […]
The BJP should think why its foundation stones are coming off when it is reaching the pinnacle of success, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Wednesday after Eknath Khadse quit the BJP to join the NCP. Talking to reporters in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad, Mr Thackeray said Eknath Khadse is “definitely […]
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today said multilateralism is in serious danger and it would be in the interest of the global community to reform the United Nations (UN). “If we can continue the way we are and given the fact that there is less and less common ground, […]
The government is working on the next stimulus package to support the economy amid positive signs of a fall in COVID-19 cases, news agency Reuters reported quoting a senior finance ministry official. The development comes five months after the government rolled out the first stimulus package, called Aatmnirbhar Bharat, to […]