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08 Dec 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 97 lakh with 26k+ new cases
India on Monday reported over 26,000 fresh coronavirus infections, the first time since mid-November that daily infections fell under 30,000.
07 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
Old laws a burden, reforms needed: Modi amid farmers' protest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.
07 Dec 2020Farmers Protest
Ensure peace and tranquillity: Centre's advisory on 'Bharat bandh' tomorrow
The central government on Monday issued an advisory ahead of Tuesday's nationwide strike or "Bharat bandh" announced by Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws.
07 Dec 2020Farmers
Unhygienic conditions at Singhu border making protesting farmers sick
Braving the chilly winter, hundreds of farmers have been camping at the Singhu border for days, to protest against three controversial laws. While they have claimed they would not move until the government revokes the reforms, the filthy condition of the protest site is making them sick.
07 Dec 2020Coronavirus
AI, using parents as invigilators: Schools plan for online pre-boards
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, schools are gearing up to conduct online pre-board examinations for students of Classes X and XII from the second week of December.
07 Dec 2020Pfizer
Serum seeks emergency use approval for Oxford's coronavirus vaccine
Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought emergency use authorization from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the coronavirus vaccine, which is developed by the University of Oxford and the British-pharma giant AstraZeneca, multiple reports said.
07 Dec 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 96.7 lakh with 33k+ new cases
India on Sunday reported over 33,000 fresh coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide tally past 96.7 lakh cases.
06 Dec 2020Haryana
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh
Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.
06 Dec 2020Farmers Protest
Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP
The central government is ready to give written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said on Sunday.
06 Dec 2020Supreme Court Of India
Delhi's private hospitals violating COVID-19 guidelines, say inspection teams
An inspection conducted by government-constituted teams has flagged several violations of COVID-19 management guidelines by private hospitals and nursing homes in Delhi.
06 Dec 2020Lok Sabha
All you need to know about the new Parliament building
The new Parliament building will be bigger than the existing complex, boasting bigger Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers, a grand Constitution Hall, paperless offices, etc.
06 Dec 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 96.4 lakh with 36k new cases
India on Saturday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 96.4 lakh cases.
05 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
New Parliament building: Modi to lay foundation stone next week
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the new Parliament building on December 10 (Thursday), Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla said on Saturday.
05 Dec 2020Piyush Goyal
Next round of farmers' meeting with government on December 9
Representatives of the protesting Farmers and the government sat down for the fifth round of talks on Saturday amid the brouhaha over the Centre's new agricultural bills.
05 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
As farmers threaten nationwide shutdown, Centre may amend laws: Report
Ahead of the fifth round of talks between representatives of protesting Farmers and the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly held a meeting at his house Saturday.
05 Dec 2020Farmers
Block roads to Delhi: Agitating farmers call for nationwide shutdown
The farmers, who have been protesting fiercely against three newly-enacted farm laws, have called for a nationwide shutdown on Tuesday, December 8, and threatened to block all roads leading to the National Capital, Delhi.
04 Dec 2020Supreme Court Of India
People not wearing masks are violating rights of others: SC
The Supreme Court said on Thursday that those who chose to not wear masks in public places were violating the right to life of everyone else.
04 Dec 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.7 lakh; over 90 lakh recovered
India on Thursday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 95.7 lakh cases.
03 Dec 2020Farmers Protest
Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting
Representatives from Farmers groups protesting against the Centre's new farm laws on Thursday held talks with the government to address their concerns.
03 Dec 2020Tamil Nadu
Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban soon; alert in TN, Kerala
The cyclonic storm named Burevi in the Bay of Bengal is expected to reach Pamban island off the Tamil Nadu coast soon, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
03 Dec 2020India
#CoronavirusImpact: Formal sector's wages fell by 3.6%, informal sector's 22.6%
The coronavirus pandemic, which adversely affected the Indian economy, also had an impact on wages, a recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) said.
03 Dec 2020Pfizer
Indians willing to travel to UK to get coronavirus vaccine
After the British government approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by US-based Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech, a number of Indians contacted travel agents, showing a willingness to travel to the country to get inoculated.
03 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect
Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.
03 Dec 2020West Bengal
Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion
Cyclone Amphan, which battered West Bengal and parts of Bangladesh, could be the costliest tropical cyclone to be recorded in the North Indian Ocean, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional report on the State of Global Climate.
03 Dec 2020Padma Bhushan
Dharampal Gulati, face and owner of MDH Spices, passes away
In a tragic piece of news, Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Spices, passed away this morning at the age of 97.
03 Dec 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.3 lakh with 35k+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 35,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 95.3 lakh cases.
02 Dec 2020Gujarat
Farmers demand Parliament session to repeal laws; threaten intensified protest
Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws passed by the Centre on Wednesday demanded a special session of the Parliament to repeal the laws.
02 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been invited to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in January next year, a report said on Wednesday.
02 Dec 2020Tamil Nadu
Cyclone Burevi likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday forecasted that the cyclonic storm Burevi is likely to cross Tamil Nadu early on Friday (December 4).
02 Dec 2020COVID-19
IIT placements: Offers as high as Rs. 1.5cr on Day-1
The prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have kicked off their final placements for 2020-21 session on a positive note despite the COVID-19-induced slowdown.
02 Dec 2020Ayurveda
IMA's strike on December 11: Here's why doctors are fuming
In the middle of a raging pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has asked doctors to stop services on December 11, in response to a notification issued by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) which opened doors for post-graduate students of Ayurveda to be trained in surgeries.
Trial will continue: Centre on SII vaccine's "adverse reaction" claims
With the coronavirus vaccine trials being conducted by Serum Institute of India (SII) being shrouded in controversy after a participant complained of an "adverse reaction," the Centre on Tuesday said there's no need to stop the process.
02 Dec 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95 lakh; recovery rate crosses 94%
India on Tuesday reported nearly 37,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 95 lakh cases.
01 Dec 2020Vaccine
Coronavirus: Government says it doesn't plan to vaccinate entire country
The government on Tuesday said that it has never talked about vaccinating the entire country against the coronavirus disease.
01 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday
On Tuesday, a three-member team of Union Ministers started talks with 35 representatives of farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws.
01 Dec 2020Ministry Of External Affairs
India criticizes Canadian PM's 'ill-informed, unwarranted' comments on farmers' protest
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments on the ongoing protests by Indian Farmers were "ill-informed" and "unwarranted," India said in a sharp rebuke on Tuesday.
01 Dec 2020India
In November, India registered lowest coronavirus tally in four months
India's coronavirus numbers have steadily improved with November's tally being the best one in four months. Last month, the nation added 12.8 lakh new cases, a massive improvement from mid-September when nearly 1,00,000 fresh cases were recorded daily.
01 Dec 2020Mumbai
BMC to use AI-based voice analysis to detect COVID-19 risk
Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), will start a pilot project of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based voice analysis test to determine the risk of COVID-19.
01 Dec 2020West Bengal
EC wants NRIs to vote through postal ballots, approaches government
The Election Commission is willing to extend the option of postal ballot voting to non-resident Indians (NRIs) and has approached the government for the same, Indian Express reported on Tuesday.
01 Dec 2020Twitter
Shehla Rashid involved in anti-national activities, claims father; she denies
After her father claimed on Monday that she is involved in anti-national activities and demanded a thorough probe into her finances, former JNU student Shehla Rashid called him a wife-beater and added he was resorting to cheap stunts because she decided to act against him.