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. The tests comes as the apex drug regulator on Thursday hinted that approval for a vaccine can be grante..
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-June 2019. Public debt ac..
Though International flights in India will remain suspended till September 30, the country has established bilateral air bubble arrangements with 13 countr..
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 ..
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 Cov..
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 pr..
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 regul..
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 sta..
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 a..
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 95,880 people recovered from..
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. In..
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 analysis. The University of Cambridge did to the media ..
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) has now revealed that nearly 6.6 million or 66 lakh white c..
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 Thursday passed two key bill..
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 India and the app will..
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 wo..
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..
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 Health Ministry. The death toll rose to 80,776 with 1,054 more people dying of the virus. The case fatality rate stands at 1.64 per ..
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 also suggested a number o..
On the night of August 29-30, almost four months after the PLA made significant ingress into Indian territory in eastern Ladakh, India, for the first tim..