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India Again Reports Over 18K New Covid-19 Cases

New Delhi: Amid a worrying gradual but consistent increase in the number of single-day infections, India registered 18,711 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, similar to the level during mid-January, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. Sunday’s figure was an increase of 1,873 cases reported two days ago. […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
PM Modi Inaugurates 'Maitri Setu' Between India And Bangladesh

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the “Maitri Setu” between India and Bangladesh, a bridge built over the Feni river, with Bangladeshi premier Sheikh Hasina asserting that political boundaries should not become physical barriers for trade. Modi also inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of multiple infrastructure projects in Tripura during the […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Cholesterol, Hypertension, Diabetes On The Rise In India, Warns Report

New Delhi: While alcohol intake and thyroid issues among Indians seem to have reduced over the past year, a new health report has detailed a concerning increase in levels of blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes, despite fitness and health becoming a nationwide area of interest during the Covid-19 lockdown. As per the Health Risk Assessment […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
India Proposes Non-Tariff Measures Among BRICS Nations

New Delhi: The BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) held its first meeting under India’s Chairship from March 9-11, wherein India outlined the priority areas to be delivered on which also included non-tariff measures and resolution mechanism among the countries of the group. The theme of BRICS this year is “BRICS@15: Intra […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Covid-19 Vaccination In India Cross 2.9 Crore Mark

New Delhi: The cumulative tally of vaccination has crossed 2.9 crore mark in the country after 9,47,090 vaccines were administered on Saturday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. “Total 9,74,090 vaccine doses were given till 7 p.m. on Saturday out of which 8,05,014 beneficiaries were administered first dose while 1,69,076 healthcare workers and […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
India Records 25,320 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, Biggest Single-Day Jump In 84 Days

New Delhi: India on Sunday recorded 25,320 COVID-19 infections, the highest daily rise in 84 days, taking the case tally to 1,13,59,048, according to Union health ministry data. As many as 26,624 new infections were recorded on December 20. The death toll increased to 1,58,607 on Sunday with 161 new fatalities, the highest in 44 […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
All India Tourist Permit Through Online Mode From April 1
All India Tourist Permit Through Online Mode From April 1

New Delhi: Aimed to promote tourism across the states, the government has announced a new scheme under which any tourist vehicle operator may apply for an “All India Tourist Authorization or Permit” through online mode from April 1. The permit will be issued after relevant documents are submitted and fees deposited within 30 days of […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
India Now Has 4th Largest Forex Reserves

New Delhi: India’s forex reserves have now become the fourth largest in the world at $580.3 billion surpassing Russia. Emerging markets have been building reserves to guard against volatility due to Covid aftershocks. Reserves for India and Russia have plateaued rising for months. India pulled ahead as Russian holdings declined at a faster rate. India’s […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson To Visit India In April-End To Unlock' Indo-Pacific Opportunities

London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India at the end of April on his first major international tour following the UK’s exit from the European Union, Downing Street has announced, as Britain seeks to “unlock” the opportunities in the strategic Indo-Pacific region. The announcement of the visit, which had been postponed from a planned […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
Quad Summit
After Historic Quad Summit, France Edges Closer To Steel The Grouping

New Delhi: After their first historic summit last week, the Indo-Pacific Quad comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia, France is now set to steel the rapidly evolving grouping. From April 4-7, France will participate in a five-nation naval exercise, called La Perouse, which will include all the four Quad members. These naval manoeuvres will […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
'India's Child Maternal Mortality May See Biggest Spike In South Asia Amid Pandemic'

United Nations: India is projected to register the greatest increase in the number of deaths among children under 5 in South Asia in 2020 as well as the highest number of maternal deaths as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the country’s health services, a UN report has said. The report also noted that India could spend […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
'India Slips To 56th Position In Global Home Price Index'

Mumbai: India has moved down 13 spots in the latest global home price index finishing last at 56th rank in the quarter ending December 2020, a research report from Knight Frank said on Thursday. According to the research report – Global House Price Index Q4 2020 – by the international property consultancy, against its 43rd […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
India Records Highest Single-Day Vaccine Coverage

New Delhi: More than 36.7 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day coverage till now, the Union Health ministry said on Friday. Of the 36,71,242 vaccine doses, 33,65,597 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 51,215 sessions for the first dose and 3,05,645 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine, the […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
187 Persons With UK COVID-19 Strain, 4 With SA Variant Identified In India Today
India Calls For Further Investigation On Covid-19 Origin Following WHO's Inconclusive Findings

New Delhi: Reacting for the first time on the World Health Organization (WHO) report on the origin of Covid-19, India has said that it shares the “need for a comprehensive and expert-led mechanism” that would “expeditiously investigate” the origin of Covid-19 virus in cooperation with all stakeholders. “We join other stakeholders in voicing their expectations […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
ISSF World Cup
ISSF World Cup: India Win Silver In Men's Team Air Rifle Event, Women Finish Fourth

New Delhi: India’s Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Deepak Kumar and Pankaj Kumar combined to win the silver medal in the men’s team air rifle event on the third competition day of the ISSF World Cup here on Sunday. The Indian trio shot a total of 14 in the gold medal round to finish behind the […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021