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All States to Begin Covid Vaccine Dry Run on Jan 2, Review of Oxford, Bharat Biotech’s Shots Today

A dry run for vaccination will be conducted by all state and union territory administrations on January 2 to test the delivery systems required to inoculate millions of people starting January. ..

Total Govt Liabilities Rise To Rs 101.3 Lakh Cr In First Quarter: Finance Ministry Report

Total liabilities of the government increased to Rs 101.3 lakh crore at end-June 2020 from Rs 94.6 lakh crore at end-March 2020, according to the latest data on public debt. The total debt of the government stood at Rs 88.18 lakh crore at end-Ju..

International Flights: Now Indians Can Travel to Japan, UK, Canada And 10 Other Countries | Who is Allowed & Who is Not?

Though International flights in India will remain suspended till September 30, the country has established bilateral air bubble arrangements with 13 countries — Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, Mald..

Tablighi Event Led To Covid Spread Among "Many": Government To Parliament

A huge gathering of the Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat in March in Delhi, despite orders issued by various authorities after the outbreak of coronavirus, "also" led to the spread of the virus among "many persons", the government today infor..

Schools Reopen from Today: Here's a State-Wise List of Rules for Students, Parents and Teachers

After almost six-months, schools in some states will reopen their gates to students of Classes 9-12 with a long list of rules to be followed as per the Covid-19 protocol announced in Unlock 4 by the central government. In the Unlock 4 guidelines..

Govt may allow companies with over 300 workers to fire staff without its nod

Companies having not less than 300 workers will soon be allowed to hire and fire workers without seeking prior government permission, with the labour ministry proposing changes t..

Rules & regulations: Trai suggestions no free pass for OTTs, data privacy still concern

The recent recommendations of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India stating that over-the-top (OTT) players like Facebook, Viber, Telegram, etc, do not need to be brought under any form of regulatory framew..

Police arrested a local journalist alleging spying for China

Police in India’s capital city on Saturday said they had arrested a local freelance journalist on allegations he was passing “sensitive information” to Chinese intelligence officers. In a statement, the Delhi Police said 61-year-old Rajeev Sharma was arrested ea..

Bills of Agriculture Marketing Reforms will enhance farm income

On the background of COVID 19 , GOI has taken a series of measures to bring the paralysed economy due to lockdown on resilience mode through various policy decisions and..

Covid-19: Single Day Recovery Surpasses Fresh Cases As Record 95,880 Recover

India's single-day recovery outstripped the number of new infections as nearly 96,000 people recuperated from the novel coronavirus, even as the total number of cases went past 53 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday. Early morning figures shows ..

India's coronavirus cases rise to 5.2 million, with 96,424 new infections

India recorded 96,424 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to 5.2 million, data from the federal health ministry showed on Friday. India has been posting the highest single-day caseload in the world since e..

Consistent ‘nudges’ by PM Modi played crucial role in India’s Covid battle: Cambridge study

Prime Minister Narendra Modi motivated India’s billion-plus population to stay home during the nationwide lockdown despite high economic and social costs, finds a Cambridge ana..

Unemployment crisis: Over 60 lakh white collar professional jobs lost during May-August

India’s formal sector unemployment has been rising sharply ever since a strict lockdown was imposed in the country towards the end of March. The 20th wave of CMIE’s Consumer Pyramids Household Survey (CPHS) ..

Explained: The Agri Reform Bills That Led to Farmer Protests in 3 States, Oppn Walkout & a Shock Resignation

Amid walkout by opposition parties and the resignation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal as the Union minister, the Lok Sabha on Thur..

TikTok’s Deal With Oracle Will Not Avert India Ban On The App: Report

It recently came to light that Oracle won the bidding for the U.S. operations of TikTok, beating out Microsoft in a deal. However, this partnership will not have any impact on the TikTok ban in In..

Tata Group Wins Bid to Construct New Parliament Building at Cost of Rs 861.90 Crore

The new Parliament building will be built as part of the Narendra Modi government’s plan to redevelop the central Vista in New Delhi. The Tata Projects Ltd has won the bid to construct the new Parliament building at a cost of Rs 861.90 crore, officials said. After the Central Public W..

How Telangana farmers will benefit from the state becoming Seed Bowl of the World

In Covid times, agriculture has emerged as the major driver of the Indian economy. States across the country have realised the value of agriculture in getting their economy back on track. In..

India's COVID-19 Tally Crosses 49 Lakh-Mark With 83,809 New Cases, Death Toll Goes Beyond 80K

With no respite from the rising number of infections, the coronavirus tally in India crossed 49 lakh on Tuesday with 83,809 new cases, said the Union Hea..

Yoga, chyawanprash, turmeric milk: Health Ministry issues guidelines for post-Covid care

The Union Health Ministry on Sunday issued a post Covid-19 management protocol for recovered patients. Among the long list of suggestions, the Health Ministry advised mild exercise like yoga, consuming a healthy diet and seeking social support or counseling. The ministry als..