Andaman & Nicobar
12 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: India reports 60,000+ new cases; total reaches 23.28 lakh
On Tuesday, India reported a spike of over 61,000 coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has risen to 23.28 lakh while over 46,000 patients have died of the viral disease.
10 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead
India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.
10 May 2020
Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland
Madhya Pradesh has the highest rate of infant mortality, recording 48 deaths per 1,000 live births, government data released on Friday showed. Meanwhile, Nagaland recorded the best infant mortality rate (IMR) across India.
08 May 2020
Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again
India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.
04 May 2020
Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes
On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.
20 Apr 2020
India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry
The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.
14 May 2019
Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here
India's private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Tuesday predicted that the Southwest Monsoon this year is likely to hit the Southern Kerala coast on 4 June, making a timely onset.
05 Apr 2019
CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examinations concluded yesterday, marking the end of 2019 boards.
09 Jan 2019
Soon, islands in Andaman will be connected by seaplanes
According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, islands in Andaman will soon be connected by seaplanes that can land on or take-off from water.
06 Jan 2019
'Orange' alert in Andamans due to cyclone Pabuk: Details here
The Center has sounded an "Orange" alert for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which is facing a cyclonic storm, officials said today.
05 Jan 2019
Cyclone 'Pabuk' moves towards the Andamans; yellow alert sounded
A 'yellow' alert has been sounded for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the cyclonic storm 'Pabuk' is moving towards the archipelago, a Home Ministry official said today.
25 Dec 2018
Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting
To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.
21 Nov 2018
Andaman: Tribals allegedly kill American-tourist, hit him with arrows
A 27-year-old American tourist, identified as John Allen Chau, was murdered in Andaman and Nicobar's North Sentinel Island.
17 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: Top 5 most beautiful Indian islands you must visit
India is (fortunately!) one such country that has been blessed with abundant natural beauty.
10 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India
Honeymoons, just like weddings, are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they have to be unforgettably special.
30 Jul 2018
Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s
Writer Henry Miller once said, "One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of seeing things."
23 Jun 2018
WWF-India launches its first-ever comic book about awareness of nature
WWF-India has launched its first-ever comic book for the love of nature and to raise awareness about its protection among children.
19 Jun 2018
IRCTC brings you five-day Andaman trip at just Rs. 21,120!
If you have been thinking of visiting Andaman and Nicobar but haven't yet managed to, stay free this Independence Day.
04 Jun 2018
Center asks states to monitor Rohingyas' activities, confine their movement
Stepping up its clampdown on Rohingya refugees, the Center has asked states to confine them to specified areas and record their biometrics, which'll prevent them from getting Indian documents illegally and help in their repatriation.
21 Apr 2018
Engineering colleges' intake to reduce by 1.36 lakh seats
Engineering colleges across seven states have approached All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to reduce the number of seats in B.Tech/M.Tech courses by 1.3 lakh, effective the new session in July.
28 Nov 2017
Upcoming ASEAN summit: North-eastern states to play a major role
In a first, India's north-eastern states are set to play a major role during the upcoming ASEAN-India summit.
25 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?
The Indian military conducted a major exercise in the Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Islands from November 20 to 24.
07 Feb 2017
Unemployment rates rising in India
Minister of State for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in the Rajya Sabha that the overall unemployment rate in the country was on the rise. He said backward classes were affected significantly.
20 Oct 2016
India's employment dwindling by 550 jobs per day
The data released by Labour Bureau early 2016 painted a scary picture of Indian employment.