Time to tread cautiously as Covid cases rise 

In Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, nearly a million devotees are there. All of them are heading to the banks of the Ganga, taking a dip in the river during this time is considered auspicious but there are…

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TN to carry out nearly 90K daily RT-PCR tests, amid spike in Covid-19 cases

Tracing of 25-30 contacts of the infected person, conducting fever camps. It was also decided to declare streets/residential apartments with three Covid-19 cases as micro- containment zones

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Delhi gets more than 11k beds in private hospitals for 2021 Covid wave

This mobilisation gives an additional 5689 Covid ward beds to the Delhi government to handle the new wave of Covid cases

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Little Guru: India launches first of its kind app that teaches Sanskrit

There has been great demand from some countries for assistance in learning Sanskrit, often called 'language of the Gods'

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Vietnamese envoy gets first dose of Indian COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin

Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau acknowledged the contribution of Indian scientists to the noble cause of vaccinating the whole world

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Russia's Sputnik V COVID vaccine gets emergency nod from expert panel in India

This is the third vaccine to get a go-ahead for use after Covishield and Covaxin

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India polls: Didi clean-bowled, BJP has scored century in Bengal, says PM Modi

The fifth and sixth phases of the ongoing elections will take place on April 17 and April 22. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.

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India records 170,000 new COVID-19 cases, overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country

India also witnessed a grim record of fatalities due to covid-19 in a single day in 2021, which stood at 904. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 170,209.

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Full lockdown in Maharashtra looming? Uddhav meets task force, state says decision after April 14

The CM once again underlined the need to break the coronavirus transmission chain by imposing a lockdown and said a standard operating procedure (SoP) will be prepared after holding consultations…

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Nepal King reaches Haridwar to participate in Kumbh festival 

During his visit, King Gyanendra met Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Kailashanand Giri Maharaj of Niranjani Akhara at Dakshin Kali Temple and took his blessings. He will offer prayers in the Kali temple…

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India: More than 2.7 million COVID vaccine doses administered on Day 1 of 'Tika Utsav'

The tika utsav refers to COVID-19 vaccination drive between April 11 and 14

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Indian Army chief Gen Naravane calls for enhancing budget for UN peacekeepers 

Gen Naravane, who is here on a five-day official tour, delivered a keynote address on ‘Changing Nature of Global Conflicts: Role of UN Peacekeepers' during the "Army Chiefs Conclave" hosted by his…

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India finalises air bubble pact with Sri Lanka

India now has such pacts with 28 countries, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, the Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar, the UAE, the UK and the USA

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PM Modi launches 'Teeka Utsav' as India records 152,879 new Covid cases

On Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry reported 152,879 new Covid cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours

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India protests US Navy's transit through its exclusive economic zone

The USS John Paul Jones "asserted navigational rights and freedoms," inside India's EEZ in line with international law by sailing about 130 nautical miles (241 km) west of India's Lakshadweep…

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