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03 Feb 2021Ministry Of External Affairs
'Ascertain facts,' says MEA as global figures support farmers' protest
On Wednesday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) urged international icons to ascertain facts and understand the issue before commenting on matters pertaining to India.
03 Feb 2021Ministry Of Home Affairs
Home Ministry gets time till July to frame CAA rules
The rules for implementing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was passed in 2019, are under preparation, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed the Parliament on Tuesday.
03 Feb 2021Kerala
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.77 million with 11K new cases
India on Tuesday reported nearly 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.77 million cases. The recovery rate has crossed 97%.
02 Feb 2021Delhi Police
Left with no option: Centre defends police crackdown on farmers
The central government on Tuesday defended the police crackdown on farmers protesting against new agricultural laws.
02 Feb 2021Satyendar Jain
Half of Delhi has antibodies against COVID-19, finds serological survey
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday said that a serological survey conducted in the national capital found that as many as 56.13% of people have developed antibodies against COVID-19, indicating exposure to the coronavirus.
02 Feb 2021Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
CBSE Class X, XII Board exam date-sheets out! Details here
The Ministry of Education on Tuesday released the date-sheets for the upcoming Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board examinations for Classes X and XII.
02 Feb 2021Delhi Police
Delhi Police denies giving approval for 'metal lathis,' seeks explanation
With the farmers' protest turning violent, Delhi Police was spotted with an "upgraded protective gear" yesterday. In a viral picture, cops were seen carrying metal lances and wearing arm guards.
02 Feb 2021Ashwini Kumar Choubey
India showing declining trend of COVID-19 cases: Government
The country is showing a declining trend of COVID-19 cases since the last four months and compared to similarly placed nations, the cases and deaths per million population in India is among the lowest, the government told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
02 Feb 2021National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Home Ministry hands over Delhi blast probe to NIA
The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday reportedly handed over the probe into the blast near the Israel embassy in Delhi to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
02 Feb 2021Make in India
Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19
The country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition, Aero India 2021, takes off in Bengaluru on Wednesday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with buzz around "Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" and "Make in India" push.
02 Feb 2021India
India gets online COVID-19 memorial to commemorate pandemic victims
An online portal has been launched to memorialize people who lost their lives due to COVID-19 in India.
02 Feb 2021Ministry Of External Affairs
India allocates Rs. 7,148 crore as aid for several countries
India, on Monday, set aside over Rs. 7,100 crore in its Union Budget for 2021-22 as development assistance for several countries, with Bhutan getting the maximum allocation of Rs. 3,004 crore while Rs. 100 crore will be given to the Chabahar Port project in Iran.
02 Feb 2021Maharashtra
Maharashtra: 12 kids administered sanitizer instead of polio drops
In a shocking case of negligence, 12 kids in Maharashtra had to be hospitalized after they were given hand sanitizer instead of the oral polio vaccine on Sunday.
02 Feb 2021Ayurveda
IMA begins hunger strike over surgery permission to Ayurveda doctors
Members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday started a relay hunger strike at over 50 spots across the nation over the permission given to Ayurveda doctors to perform general surgical procedures.
02 Feb 2021All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore
The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) took a bright spot in the Union Budget as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave it an additional Rs. 310 crore.
02 Feb 2021Farmers Protest
Farmers plan to block roads across the nation on Saturday
Agitating Farmers have announced that they will block state and national highways for three hours on February 6, Saturday, to lodge protest against three farm laws, suspension of internet services in select areas, as well as the Union Budget presented yesterday.
02 Feb 2021Kerala
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.76 million with 9K new cases
India on Monday reported roughly 9,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.76 million cases.
01 Feb 2021Narendra Modi
Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman says government committed to farmers' welfare
While presenting her third Union Budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is committed to the development of farmers, while also assuring that procurement of produce at the minimum support price (MSP) will continue steadily.
01 Feb 2021Madhya Pradesh
Treat homeless people with humanity: Indore official to staff
After facing flak for dumping homeless people outside Indore amid the biting cold, the local administration has got into damage control by providing food and shelter to such people, and has asked officials to treat them with "sensitivity and humanity."
01 Feb 2021Vaccine
#Budget2021: Budget allocation for healthcare sector sees a 137% rise
With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging in India, healthcare has gained the prime focus in the Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday.
01 Feb 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
With eye on education, Sitharaman announces Central University, Sainik schools
In her annual Budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of education-related measures, like setting up a Central University in Leh and the establishment of 100 new Sainik schools.
01 Feb 2021Farmers Protest
Delhi Metro closes gates of Tikri Border, three other stations
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday announced that entry and exit gates at four stations on the Green Line will remain closed.
01 Feb 2021Air India
Union Budget 2021: Government to launch LIC IPO in FY22
In a major disinvestment push, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that the government plans to take control of two public sector banks and one general insurance company for stake sale in 2021-22.
01 Feb 2021India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.75 million with 11K+ new cases
India on Sunday reported more than 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.75 million cases.
31 Jan 2021Delhi Police
Farmers' Protest: Journalist Mandeep Punia sent to 14-day judicial custody
Journalist Mandeep Punia was detained by the police on Saturday from the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border and sent to 14-day judicial custody.
31 Jan 2021Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Cinema halls, theaters allowed 100% capacity from February 1
The central government has allowed cinema halls and theaters to function with 100% capacity from Monday (February 1).
31 Jan 2021Punjab
Republic Day violence: Five identified have criminal records, say cops
At least five people identified at Red Fort during the Republic Day breach reportedly have criminal records in Punjab.
31 Jan 2021India
#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.
31 Jan 2021Iran
Iran link emerges in blast near Israel embassy in Delhi
Days after a minor blast occurred near the Israel embassy in Delhi, the police suspect the involvement of Iran, an enemy of Israel.
30 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi
Addressing an all-party meeting on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi reiterated the Centre stands by the offer made by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers to suspend the three new farm laws for 18 months.
30 Jan 2021Uttarakhand
Three women killed; villagers demand killing of leopard in Pithoragarh
Residents of the Devalthal area in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, where three women were killed by a leopard recently, held a demonstration on Saturday demanding the killing of the leopard.
30 Jan 2021Gujarat
Night curfew in Gujarat cities to continue till February 15
The Gujarat Government on Saturday extended till February 15 the night curfew in four major cities of the state- Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, a senior official said.
30 Jan 2021India
Gujarat: Six-year-old girl rescued nearly two months after abduction
A six-year-old girl was rescued from Morbi, Gujarat, nearly two months after she was kidnapped from the state's Anand district, even as the accused, a laborer from Madhya Pradesh, is on the run, police said on Saturday.
30 Jan 2021Ministry Of Home Affairs
Internet services suspended in Delhi's border areas for two days
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a notification saying internet services will be temporarily suspended in Delhi's border areas—Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri—the epicenters of the farmers' protests against the newly-enacted farm laws.
30 Jan 2021Yogi Adityanath
UP: 10 killed in bus-truck collision on Moradabad-Agra Highway
At least 10 people were killed and around a dozen received injuries when a private bus collided with a truck on the Moradabad-Agra Highway on Saturday morning owing to poor visibility due to dense fog, an official said.
30 Jan 2021Karnataka
Karnataka Congress MLC Prakash Rathod caught watching porn during session
Karnataka Congress leader and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Prakash Rathod was allegedly caught browsing pornographic content on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Vidhan Parishad on Friday, said reports.
30 Jan 2021India
A year into pandemic, India's death toll drops to fourth-highest
As India's battle against coronavirus logged one year on Saturday, the nation slipped on the death toll index, going from the third to fourth position.
30 Jan 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Cold wave conditions persist in the Kashmir Valley
Cold wave conditions continued in Kashmir on Saturday as the mercury stayed several degrees below freezing point across the Valley. The extreme subzero temperatures have resulted in the freezing of water bodies and drinking water supply lines.
30 Jan 2021Bangladesh
Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory
Republic Day celebrations culminated on Friday with the Beating Retreat ceremony that featured 26 soulful band performances, including the special composition Swarnim Vijay to commemorate 50 years of India's victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan.
30 Jan 2021Uttar Pradesh
Ghazipur: After Tikait's appeal, hundreds of farmers, students join protest
After Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait broke down at the Ghazipur protest site on Thursday night, appealing to farmers from western Uttar Pradesh to join, hundreds—including not only farmers but also students from different universities/colleges—arrived at the site by Friday.