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The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social i ...more

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India Logs 30,773 New COVID-19 Cases, 309 Fresh Fatalities
India Logs 30,773 New COVID-19 Cases, 309 Fresh Fatalities

As many as 15,59,895 tests were conducted on Saturday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 55,23,40,168

Fake OTET Certificate Submission
Fake OTET Certificate Submission: 3 Govt School Teachers Suspended

An RTI activist Abhimanyu Barik had sought information about the teachers employed in government schools of Barachana, their qualifications and related certificates. He was informed that some teachers were serving in government schools by submitting...

About 50% Rise In Child Marriage Cases In 2020: NCRB
About 50% Rise In Child Marriage Cases In 2020: NCRB

Experts say the gradual rise in the cases of child marriage may not necessarily mean that there has been a jump in such instances but that the reporting of such cases has also increased.

Water From 115 Countries To Be Offered At Ayodhya, Defence Min Says It Replicates Message Of Vasudha
Water From 115 Countries To Be Offered At Ayodhya, Defence Min Says It Replicates Message Of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

"In Ayodhya, there is a place called 'Saptasagar'. It is believed that water from all oceans of the world was brought during the coronation of Lord Ram in Treta Yuga. And now when his temple...

Human Trafficking: About 1,714 Cases Registered In 2020
Human Trafficking: About 1,714 Cases Registered In 2020

The conviction for cases of human trafficking was recorded at 0 in seven states, while the highest conviction rate of such cases was reported from Tamil Nadu at 66 per cent followed by Delhi at...

80 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In Country: Health Minister
80 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In Country: Health Minister

The countrywide vaccination drive against the corona virus has been recorded to 80 crore doses till date and Friday was described as as a golden chapter in world history.

India COVID19 Cases
India Records 34,403 COVID-19 Cases, 320 Deaths

It said that active COVID-19 cases in the country decreased by 3,867 cases in a span of 24 hours.

Sensex
Sensex Rallies Over 400 Pts To New Peak In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 17,700

Both key indices, S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50, made new record highs. The Sensex crossed the 59,500 mark, while Nifty breached the 17,700 level.

PM Modi
PM Modi Turns 71; President Kovind, Ministers & Others Extend Wishes

The BJP embarked on a mega 20-day public outreach, "Seva and Samarpan", from Friday to mark his 71st birthday and it will continue till October 7 to also commemorate his 20 years in public life,...

IMF
IMF Suspends Its Engagement With Afghanistan

Our engagement with Afghanistan has been suspended until there is clarity within the international community on the recognition of the government, IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said.

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel Govt's New Ministers To Take Oath Today
Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel Govt's New Ministers To Take Oath Today

The following were sworn in as cabinet ministers: Rajendra Trivedi, Jitu Vaghani, Rushikesh Patel, Purnesh Modi, Raghavji Patel, Kanubhai Desai, Kiritsinh Rana, Naresh Patel, Pradip Parmar and Arjunsinh Chauhan.

COVID test
India Records 30,570 COVID-19 Cases, 431 Deaths

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 3,25,60,474, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.

Mystery Behind Odisha's 'Black Tigers' Decoded
Mystery Behind Odisha's 'Black Tigers' Decoded

The enduring mystery behind the black tigers' of Similipal in Odisha may finally have been solved. A team of researchers from NCBS, Bangalore have discovered a single mutation in a gene that is believed to...

Telecom
Cabinet Approves Relief Package For Telecom Sector

The relief package for the telecom sector will come as a breather to the three private players at a time when Vodafone Idea is confronting an existential crisis.

PM Modi
PM Modi To Virtually Lead Indian Delegation At SCO Summit On Sept 17

It will be the first SCO summit being held in a hybrid format and the fourth summit that India will participate in as a full-fledged member of the bloc.

Bengal Extends COVID Restrictions
Bengal Extends COVID Restrictions Till Sep 30, Night Curbs To Continue

District administrations, police commissionerates and local authorities shall ensure strict compliance with the state directives of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

Abolition Of Odisha Administrative Tribunal
SC Notice To Centre On Plea Challenging Abolition Of Odisha Administrative Tribunal

The high court had noted in its order that there was sufficient material to support the view of the state government that OAT has not served the purpose of delivery of speedy justice to litigants.

Lt Gen Gurmit Singh
Lt Gen Gurmit Singh Sworn In As Governor Of Uttarakhand

Singh, who retired as the deputy chief of the Indian Army, is a highly decorated officer. He is considered an expert on India-China affairs.

Appointments In Tribunals Clearly Indicates
Appointments In Tribunals Clearly Indicates "Cherry Picking" Of Names: SC To Centre

The CJI said the Supreme Court judges undertook an elaborate exercise to shortlist the names during the COVID and the entire efforts are going in vain.

Afghans register in India
736 Afghans Recorded For New Registration In India From Aug 1 To Sep 11: UNHCR

The UNHCR said it has also set up an Afghanistan emergency cell and a dedicated help page for Afghans with comprehensive information on registration and assistance available.

The author teaches biochemistry in a medical college at Manipal University. He has a graduate certificate in public policy from Takshashila Institution. He writes mainly on policy matters, social issues and higher education.