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COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax's samples cleared by India's apex testing laboratory

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevex's samples were cleared by the Central Drugs Laboratory in Kasauli on Tuesday.

01 Nov 2021


Australia accepts COVAXIN as 'recognized' vaccine for incoming travelers

Australia on Monday accepted India's indigenous vaccine, COVAXIN, as a "recognized" vaccine for the purpose of travel to the country.

01 Nov 2021


Commercial LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs. 266. Check rates

The price of commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders has been hiked by Rs. 266 from Monday.

01 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

COP26: Modi to hold talks with Boris Johnson at Glasgow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in United Kingdom's Glasgow to attend the COP26 climate summit.

27 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Many face police action for celebrating Pakistan's win against India

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets in a T20 match on Sunday, breaking a decades-old winning streak for India.

25 Oct 2021


1,000 and counting: Delhi sees a surge in dengue cases

Delhi has recorded more than 1,000 cases of dengue this year, with over 280 cases registered in the last week alone.

CJI Ramana, sharing stage with Law Minister, criticizes judicial infrastructure

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Saturday raised concerns about the judicial infrastructure in India.

21 Oct 2021


Coronavirus: India reports 18K+ new cases; vaccinations cross 1 billion

India on Thursday reported over 18,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.78 lakh.

21 Oct 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya

COVID-19 vaccinations cross 1 billion in India; 21% fully vaccinated

India's COVID-19 vaccinations crossed the 100 crore mark Thursday morning.

20 Oct 2021


Coronavirus: India reports 14K+ new cases; vaccinations near 1 billion

India on Wednesday reported over 14,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.78 lakh, the lowest in 229 days.

Cannot cut corners, thorough evaluation needed for COVAXIN EUL: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) Monday clarified the reason behind the delay in COVAXIN's emergency use listing (EUL), stating that it is expecting more information from Bharat Biotech on its COVID-19 vaccine.

15 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

7 new defense companies inaugurated by PM. Which are they?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched seven new defense companies carved out of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) which was dissolved earlier this month.

13 Oct 2021

Health & Wellness

Five nutritious and delicious Indian dishes to gorge on

Besides its grand history, beautiful cities, and magnificent forts, India is also known for its diverse food worldwide. While some of them can easily fall under the category of "unhealthy," believe it or not, there are certain dishes that are just as healthy as they are tasty.

13 Oct 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman rubbishes reports of coal shortage as 'baseless'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday denied reports of coal shortage in the country and said these are "absolutely baseless."

13 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

PM launches GatiShakti National Master Plan to transform infrastructure development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the PM GatiShakti National Master Plan at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

13 Oct 2021

Travel And Tourism

India drops mandatory 10-day quarantine for UK nationals

India has withdrawn its tit-for-tat move requiring all British nationals to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival irrespective of their vaccination status.

13 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh has accused 28 people, including her father and several political leaders, of raping her over the past several years.

13 Oct 2021

Coal India

Power companies allowed to import 10% of their coal requirement

In a bid to mitigate the supply issues faced by India's coal-fired power plants, the Power Ministry on Tuesday reportedly allowed the power producers using domestic coal to import up to 10% of their coal requirement.

12 Oct 2021


Pakistani terrorist arrested in Delhi; AK-47, hand grenade recovered

A terrorist from Pakistan, allegedly associated with the country's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), has been arrested in Delhi.

Lakhimpur Kheri: SC slams UP government; says 'dissatisfied with probe'

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it is not satisfied with the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case probe.

08 Oct 2021


No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians in UK from Monday

The United Kingdom has announced that Indians who are fully vaccinated with Covishield or any other UK-approved coronavirus vaccine will not have to quarantine upon arrival in Britain from Monday, October 11.

07 Oct 2021


CoinSwitch Kuber raises $260 million, becomes India's second crypto unicorn

Cryptocurrency exchange CoinSwitch Kuber announced it has raised $260 million in a Series C round of funding, bumping up its valuation to $1.9 billion.

07 Oct 2021


COVID-19 vaccination: 7% of India's population hesitant, finds survey

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among adult Indians has reduced to 7% of the total population, the lowest among Indians since January 2021, a survey has found.

01 Oct 2021

Travel And Tourism

India's reciprocal move: Tests, 10-day quarantine mandatory for UK nationals

In a reciprocal move to the United Kingdom's COVID-19-related travel regulations for Indian visitors, the Centre has now decided to impose similar restrictions for British travelers starting October 4, reported NDTV, citing government sources.

29 Sep 2021


Taliban asks India to resume international flights to Afghanistan

The Taliban has reportedly written to India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), seeking the resumption of commercial flights between India and Afghanistan.

27 Sep 2021

Gandhi Jayanti

Banks closed up to 21 days in October: Check list

Banks in India will be closed for up to 21 days in October, including weekly offs, viz., second and fourth Saturdays and Sundays.

We need 50% reservation for women in judiciary: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Sunday said that women are entitled to a 50% reservation in the judiciary, calling it their right.

Who is Sneha Dubey, India's UN representative who lambasted Pakistan?

Sneha Dubey, India's representative at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), has garnered praise for her fiery response to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech at the forum on Friday.

25 Sep 2021


Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

Leaders of the Quad countries, the US, India, Australia, and Japan, have denounced the use of "terrorist proxies" in South Asia, in a veiled reference to Pakistan, as they emphasized the importance of denying any support to terrorist groups which could be used to launch or plan terror attacks, including cross-border attacks.

23 Sep 2021


AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

The United States has ruled out the possibility of adding India or Japan to the new trilateral security alliance between the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia, known as AUKUS.

21 Sep 2021


UK's decision to not recognize Covishield discriminatory, says India

India on Tuesday issued a sharp reaction to the United Kingdom's decision to not recognize Covishield as a legitimate COVID-19 vaccine.

21 Sep 2021

Health & Wellness

CIA officer reported 'Havana Syndrome' symptoms on India trip

A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer suffered symptoms consistent with the mysterious "Havana Syndrome" during their recent trip to India with agency chief William J Burns, reports said.

20 Sep 2021


BCCI announces Team India's schedule for 2021/22 season: Details here

India are set to host New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka, and South Africa in the next nine months.

20 Sep 2021

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Hindu family tortured for fetching drinking water from mosque

A poor Hindu family reportedly faced torture in Pakistan's Punjab province for fetching water from a mosque.

20 Sep 2021

European Space Agency

Indian-origin space scientist's foundation gives wings to passionate Indian students

Twenty-five-year-old Indian-origin space scientist Priya Patel has had an illustrious career working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) for interplanetary missions.

17 Sep 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya

India sets record by administering 2.5 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses

India administered more than two-and-a-half crore coronavirus vaccine doses in a day for the first time as the central government strived to set a new record on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday.

India's first solar mission will be launched next year: ISRO

India's first solar mission, Aditya L1, which was postponed from early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will likely be launched in the third quarter of 2022, officials at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

17 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

Busted terror module was planning series of blasts across India

The Pakistan-backed terror operatives arrested earlier this week were planning a series of blasts across India, News18 reported citing sources.

15 Sep 2021


Engineer's Day special: Saluting a few marvelous constructions of India

September 15 is celebrated annually as Engineer's Day in India.