Brazil signs deal with India's Bharat Biotech for 20 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

The health ministry in a statement said the 1.6 billion reais ($290,000) contract will assure the country 20 million shots, with the first eight million expected to arrive in March

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India sent over 30 million COVID vaccines abroad: MEA

India has sent consignments of anti-coronavirus vaccine doses as gifts to countries such as Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, the Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Oman,…

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India's new guidelines could become a global playbook 

There are new rules for streaming services as well. They will be overseen by a self-regulatory body headed by a retired supreme court or high court judge

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After reports of Khalistani threats, MEA asks Canada to ensure Indians’ safety  

Earlier this month, a group of Indian diaspora conducted a 'Tiranga Yatra rally' in Vancouver from Strawberry Hill in Surrey to the Consulate General of India as a display of the strong bilateral…

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PNB scam case: India will liaise with UK for Nirav Modi's early extradition, says MEA

Replying to a query during an online media briefing, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that since the Westminster Magistrate''s Court has recommended to the UK Home Secretary for Nirav Modi…

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President's Rule imposed in Puducherry after Congress government falls ahead of polls

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday notified President's Rule in Puducherry, days after a Congress-led government in the union territory lost power during a vote of confidence.

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India's TRIPS waiver proposal at WTO gets a boost, secures support of 57 nations

Speaking at the sixth edition of the International Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Industry - 'India 2021 and India Medical Devices 2021' via video conferencing, the Union…

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Jaishankar meets Uzbekistan counterpart, discusses issues of mutual interest

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement that during Kamilov's two-day visit to New Delhi on February 24 and 25, both sides took stock of various aspects of bilateral cooperation…

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PNB scam case: Nirav Modi to be extradited to India, loses case in UK court

He is the subject of two sets of criminal proceedings, with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case relating to a large-scale fraud upon PNB through the fraudulent obtaining of letters of…

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India announces new guidelines for social media, OTT platforms

The rules were laid out in a press conference addressed by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Need coordinated action between centre, states on tax reduction in fuel prices: RBI governor 

On the central bank's digital currency, the governor said a lot of work is going on internally in the RBI and some broad guidelines and approach papers will be released on it soon

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PM launches various projects in Puducherry; assures Centre's support for UT's development 

The Prime Minister inaugurated a Blood Centre at state-run JIPMER, a Sports Authority of India (SAI) girls hostel at Lawspet and a reconstructed Heritage Mairie Building. The heritage building…

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57 countries join India on COVID vaccine IPR waiver: Indian minister

The joint demand put forth by India and South Africa has found stiff opposition from western countries but has also found support from prominent power corridors

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India, Pakistan agree on 'strict observance' of ceasefire along LoC

The statement was issued after the Indian and Pakistani Director Generals of Military Operations(DGMOs) had held "hotline" talks in which both sides "reviewed" the situation along the Line of…

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India drafting rules for social media, web-content platforms

The latest draft rules - which would be legally enforcable -say companies should remove content as early as possible, but not later than 36 hours, after a government or legal order

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