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01 Aug 2020


COVID-19 detection in 30 seconds? Delhi tests four Israeli technologies

With the economy struggling to get back on its feet after being ambushed by coronavirus pandemic, the only way to return to normalcy is testing, isolating, and treating the patients.

30 Jul 2020


Six months of coronavirus pandemic, six months that changed India!

On January 30, television screens flashed reports of the first coronavirus patient in India - a student from Kerala who had returned from China's Wuhan.

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

Taking into account the protracted legal battle that the disputed site in Ayodhya stirred, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, tasked with building a Ram Temple, has decided to place a time capsule about 2,000 feet below the structure.

26 Jul 2020

Kargil War

#MannKiBaat: Coronavirus still as lethal as before, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 67th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

SSR case: PM Modi acknowledges Swamy's letter seeking CBI inquiry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has acknowledged a letter from Member of Parliament and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, wherein he had sought a CBI (Crime Bureau of Investigation) inquiry into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

25 Jul 2020


As coronavirus cases surge, PM to meet CMs next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to convene a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of all states on July 27, Monday, to discuss the coronavirus situation in their respective regions and the steps taken to mitigate the effect of the biggest health crisis in a century.

24 Jul 2020

Delhi Police

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

With Independence Day approaching, the Centre has gotten busy planning intricate details of the event at the Red Fort, while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic.

24 Jul 2020


'Bhabhiji Papad' can develop antibodies, fight coronavirus: Union Minister

At a time when the world is scrambling to develop a vaccine against coronavirus, a Union Minister launched a "papad" claiming it develops antibodies to fight the highly contagious disease.

21 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon passed away in the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 85, his son Ashutosh Tandon announced on Twitter.

Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya

The Ram Temple Trust in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, wants to create a spectacle of the groundbreaking ceremony, scheduled for August 5 and has started preparations for the same.

14 Jul 2020


Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

09 Jul 2020

Article 370

Kashmir: BJP leader, his brother, and father killed by terrorists

A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his brother, and father were shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora, North Kashmir, late on Wednesday evening.

06 Jul 2020


China pulls back troops at Galwan Valley by 1 km

Weeks after the violent clash at Galwan Valley, China's People's Liberation Army has withdrawn its troops by over one kilometer, news agency ANI reported citing sources.

04 Jul 2020

Indian Army

Was Modi's hospital visit to injured soldiers fake? Army clarifies

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to soldiers injured in the June 15 Indo-China clash in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.

03 Jul 2020


PM Modi addresses soldiers in Ladakh, salutes their bravery

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the soldiers in Nimu, Ladakh, where he paid a visit for the first time since last month's Galwan Valley clash.

03 Jul 2020


Weeks after Galwan Valley episode, PM Narendra Modi visits Leh

Sending a strong message that India stands with its soldiers defending its borders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid a visit to Leh to review the situation.

01 Jul 2020

Times of India

PM Modi quits Chinese platform Weibo after India's app ban

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have quit Chinese microblogging platform Weibo.

30 Jun 2020


Free food for poor till November-end, announces PM Modi

In his short address to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana will be extended till November-end.

28 Jun 2020

India China Border

#MannKiBaat: India gave befitting reply to China, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 66th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

20 Jun 2020

India China Border

Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese forces are being given a "mischievous interpretation," the PM's office said in a statement on Saturday.

20 Jun 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

Modi launches Rs. 50,000 crore employment scheme for migrant workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scheme to create employment for migrant workers who returned home during the coronavirus lockdown.

20 Jun 2020


After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley

Amid heightened tensions with India, spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian gave a step-by-step account of what happened at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.

19 Jun 2020


PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.

19 Jun 2020


Galwan martyrs had brutal marks, nation bids a tearful goodbye

Attacked by the Chinese in a barbaric manner at Galwan Valley, 20 Indian soldiers laid their lives, defending our territories.

18 Jun 2020


Decades of lockdown ends: PM launches auction of coal mines

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a two-stage electronic auction of coal blocks for commercial mining, saying this will make India self-reliant energy-wise, and help all sectors.

18 Jun 2020


Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted

A Major General of the Indian Army spoke to Chinese military officials on Thursday, again, after Wednesday's talks at the same level remained inconclusive.

17 Jun 2020


Expansion of health infrastructure of utmost priority: Modi on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of 15 states and union territories over the coronavirus crisis.

17 Jun 2020

Indian Army

India-China clash: Capable of giving fitting reply, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reacted to the recent escalations along the India-China border saying that the sacrifices of our soldiers will not go to waste.

16 Jun 2020


PM Modi speaks with Chief Ministers on coronavirus crisis

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with chief ministers, lieutenant-governors, and administrators of 21 states and UTs, on the coronavirus crisis, the unlocking phase which India entered in June, and the steps ahead.

16 Jun 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Prices of petrol and diesel hiked for tenth straight day

The prices of petrol and diesel were increased for the tenth consecutive day on Tuesday, taking fuel prices to the highest level in more than a year.

14 Jun 2020


RIP Sushant Singh Rajput: India mourns the tragic loss

The country suffered an irreparable loss as film and television star Sushant Singh Rajput bid us adieu a little too early. The actor committed suicide at his Mumbai residence. He was 34.

13 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Look towards death toll, not cases, suggest experts

With a population of 1.3 billion, India's coronavirus tally is a little above 3 lakh, a number which has made the government happy. It has been reiterating that the lockdown and subsequent measures curtailed the transmission.

Doctors of Kasturba Gandhi Hospital threaten mass-resignation over unpaid salaries

At Kasturba Gandhi Hospital, which is run by New Delhi Municipal Council, resident doctors haven't been paid salaries since March. After their pleas didn't move the authorities, the doctors threatened to resign en masse.

05 Jun 2020


TikTok competitor Mitron returns: Here are all the changes

Mitron, the video-sharing app that shot to fame as 'India's answer to TikTok' before being pulled from Google Play Store, has made an official comeback.

04 Jun 2020


Modi-Morrison virtual summit: India and Australia sign key defense pact

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison held a virtual summit—Modi's first "bilateral" online summit with a foreign leader.

02 Jun 2020


Mitron app removed from Google Play Store: Here's why

Mitron, the video-sharing app that made headlines as India's answer to TikTok, has been pulled from the Google Play Store.

02 Jun 2020


India will get growth back: PM Modi after unlocking begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is confident India's economy, which suffered immensely due to coronavirus pandemic, will return on track. He passed these remarks on Tuesday while addressing the annual general meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

02 Jun 2020


Top US Congressman slams China's aggression against India, suggests diplomacy

The chief of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Eliot Engel, spoke on the underway tensions between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), commenting on Monday that the aggression of the Chinese is a matter of concern.

MHA withdraws order delisting non-Swadeshi items from CAPF canteens

Amid a push for Swadeshi (homegrown) goods, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday released a list of over 1,000 foreign goods that will not be sold by the Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB) from June 1.

01 Jun 2020

Nitin Gadkari

All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting

Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.