India's virus count over 2.6 lakh, daily spike inching close to 10,000-mark
The rise in cases comes at a time when the country has stepped out of a 75-day coronavirus lockdown with malls, religious places and offices opening in several parts of the country under strict conditions. Since the onset of June, the country has also been witnessing over 200 COVID-19 fatalities each day that has taken the country's death toll to 7,466.
India better positioned in fight against COVID-19 but no space for complacency: Harsh Vardhan
Vardhan chaired the 16th meeting of the high-le...
Director in PMO, Joint Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat repatriated prematurely
The ACC "has approved the premature repatriation" of Panday to his parent cadre from July 31, this year, the officials said.
Lockdown, Day 76: Maharashtra > China
India's first phase of unlocking, after over 70 days of being locked in, began today with religious places across the country reopening first.
Tripura to do away with Left-era school syllabus
A team of NCERT experts is scheduled to arrive here on December 3 to impart a three-month-long training to the teachers about the new syllabus, Education minister Ratan Lal Nath said.
Unfavorable travel advice of US, UK over CAA protests puts pressure on travel business
“A single unfavorable advice can initiate spiraling effect causing wide spread impact in eastern India as dependency of this region on tourism is quite high,” said veteran tourism adviser Raj Basu. “Now flow of cancellation calls from overseas clients has started making us worried,” said many tour operators. Foreign tourists form large chunk of tourism biz in the region.
Lockdown, Day 74: An imminent explosion?
A weekend before the first phase of repealing the lockdown, the country's worst hit cities - Mumbai and Delhi - are facing a severe shortage of beds.
India now sixth worst-hit nation by COVID-19, surpasses Italy with an infection tally of 2,36,657
India went past Italy to become the sixth worst-hit nation by the COVID pandemic with the country registering a record single-day spike of 9,887 cases.
Supreme Court to hear plea seeking deportation of illegal Bangladesh nationals, Rohingyas
The plea has sought a direction to the Centre and the state governments to identify, detain and deport all illegal migrants and infiltrators, including Bangladesh nationals and Rohingyas.
26 lakh migrant labourers stranded across 33 states: Preliminary govt data
The data has been released after a strongly-worded directive from Central Information Commission (CIC) following a complaint by Right to Information (RTI) activist Venkatesh Nayak. The chief labour commissioner had initiated this enumeration exercise during Lockdown 1.0 with lakhs of labourers trying to get back to their native villages.
61 held in Assam for chain-pulling to evade quarantine
According to Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) more than 80 Shramik Special trains already reached North eastern states. Nearly 125000 stranded people from all North eastern states including Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland arrived in stations located in Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, and Assam under NFR.
Polling to Tripura East Lok Sabha seat deferred
Polling will now take place in the seat on April 23, in the third phase of the polls, an official said.
India's Covid-19 tally reaches 2,16,919 with record spike of 9,304 cases; death toll 6,075
India stood seventh among the nations worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic after the US, Brazil, Russia, the UK, Spain and Italy.
Odisha, Sikkim, Mizoram join 'One Nation-One Ration Card' scheme: Ram Vilas Paswan
Under the 'One Nation-One Ration Card' initiative, eligible beneficiaries would be able to avail their entitled foodgrains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) from any Fair Price Shop in the country using the same ration card.
No casuals at meetings: Tripura government to officials
The secretary said even during his three decades of service with the Central government, he had not seen an officer from and of the services attend office in casual attire.