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This is your Captain…: Special announcement for Air India flyers from today

Marking a historic moment, Air India Thursday formally became part of its founder Tata Group after......

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Covid update: Advisory on reopening schools likely to be issued soon

Spelling some relief for both parents and school-going children, the Centre is likely to issue an ......

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Covid-19: India records 2.51 lakh new cases in 24 hours

With 2,51,209 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, Indias total tally of CO......

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How Modi govt is asserting dominance in Indian Ocean as China gains strength

India is carrying out more warship patrols than ever before as concerns grow about the country’s a......

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Railways issues FAQs over recruitment exams amid protests by job aspirants

Indian Railways issued  series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the recruitment process as ......

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Goods train derails at Aluva railway station in Kerala, 11 trains cancelled

Four wagons of a goods train going towards Kollam in Kerala derailed at Aluva railway station on T......

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Punjab Polls: BJP releases list of 27 candidates. Details

Punjab Polls: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released a list of 27 candidates for th......

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Lata Mangeshkars team shares health status: Didi continues to be in ICU

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkars team has shared her health status on Thursday via social media. ......

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Its official! Tatas take back their Maharaja

69 years after it was nationalised, the Maharaja has finally returned to the Tata Group, Indias bi......

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Covaxin, Covishield granted normal drug permission: Health Minister

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) under the Ministry of Health has has now u......

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Five couples in fray to add spice to Goa Assembly polls

Apart from being a multi-cornered fight with several parties in fray, next months Goa Assembly ele......

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West Bengal CM to hold meeting on 3 Feb, likely to discuss Covid situation

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold an administrative meeting at the Netaji Indoo......

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Govt mulls model for staggered opening of schools following all Covid protocols

The union government is working on a model for staggered opening of schools for physical classes f......

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UK scientists develop lab-in-a-backpack for cheaper, accurate Covid testing

Scientists in the UK have developed a low-cost lab-in-a-backpack that they say is as accurate as c......

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Covid-19: Over 3 lakh active cases in Karnataka, Maha, Kerala, says Centre

Centre on Thursday notified that there are over 3 lakh active COVID cases in Karnataka, Maharashtr......

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BA.2 subvariant of Omicron more prevalent in India: Centre

The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus is more prevalent in India now, National Centre for......

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Vaccination of children: Govt clarifies on age for those eligible for jab

The government today clarified that those attaining the age of 15 years as on January 2023 are eli......

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In public interest! Now, no traffic disruption during CM travel in Assam

The Assam Cabinet on Friday took slew of decisions to end public inconvenience, including reducing......

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A joke: Kyiv mayor on Germanys offer of 5,000 helmets to Ukraine

BERLIN : Germany will supply 5,000 military helmets to Ukraine to help defend against a possible......

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Mumbais iconic double-decker goes electric, BEST procuring 900 AC buses

The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) is procuring 900 AC electric double-decke......

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External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar tests COVID-19 positive

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar today said he has tested positive for Covid-19. “Urge al......

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Your arrival was much awaited: Tata after formal takeover of Air India

The Centre formally handed over Air India airline to Tata Group on Thursday, months after the cong......

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Centre warns amid Covid surge: Its still a matter of concern

In wake of rising COVID cases, the Centre said that though people are recovering fast this time, i......

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Ashok Chavan, Maharashtra minister and Congress leader, tests Covid-19 positive

Maharashtra minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan has tested positive for Covid-19. Confirming......

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Keralas daily Covid count rises again, 51,739 cases in 24 hours

Kerala has once again reported over 50,000 Covid cases, taking the total caseload to 58,26,596. In......

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Delhi sees major decline in new Covid cases; positivity rate drops. Read here

Delhi today reported 4,291 COVID cases, 9,397 recoveries, and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours, stat......

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Karnataka govt to decide on Covid curbs based on experts report. Details inside

The Karnataka government will review the coronavirus situation soon, and take decisions regarding ......

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Delhi: 64% COVID deaths among unvaccinated, people with comorbidities

Noting that 64% of COVID death in Delhi have been witnessed among the unvaccinated people and thos......

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Tamil Nadu lifts night curfew, Sunday lockdown, schools to reopen. Details

Covid: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday ended the night curfew and Sunday lockdown which was ......

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Centre extends COVID curbs till 28 Feb. Details here

The Centre on Thursday extended the existing COVID curbs till February 28 in the wake of the massi......

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India initiates anti-dumping probe against acid from China, Korea

India has initiated an anti-dumping probe against Ursodeoxvcholic Acid, used in the medical field,......

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US economy grew 5.7% in 2021 in rebound from 2020 recession

The U.S. economy grew last year at the fastest pace since Ronald Reagans presidency, bouncing back......

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At 38,083, Karnataka sees dip in new Covid cases, 67,236 discharges

Recoveries outnumbered the daily new Covid-19 cases, which dipped to 38,083 in Karnataka today tak......

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Air India flights departing from tomorrow to have this announcement

Air India has issued a new circular for cockpit crew welcome announcement. As per the new circular......

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Good news! Major decline in daily Covid cases in Bengaluru across all zones

Bengaluru civic commissioner on Thursday notified there is about a 30% drop in the daily COVID-19 ......

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Kerala witnessing Omicron wave, says Health Minister Veena George

Kerala Health Minister Veena George said on Thursday said that the southern state is witnessing a ......

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England lifts COVID restrictions as omicron threat recedes

Most coronavirus restrictions including mandatory face masks were lifted in England on Thursday, a......

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Air India: Govt settles over ₹61,000 cr debt before transfer to Tatas

The government has settled over ₹61,000 crore of Air Indias legacy debt and other liabilities tha......

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Gujarat logs 12,911 new COVID cases, 22 deaths in last 24 hrs

With 12,911 new COVID -19 cases being recorded from Gujarat on Thursday, the states active tally t......

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India administers first Covid vaccine dose to 95% of eligible population

Covid vaccination in India: The Union Health Ministry on Thursday informed that the 95% of the eli......

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Maharashtra sees 25,425 new Covid cases, 72 Omicron infections in 24 hours

Maharashtra on Thursday logged 25,425 fresh coronavirus cases during a span of 24 hours, informed ......

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Maharashtra: Now you can buy wine from supermarkets, walk-in-stores

Now, wine will be allowed to be sold in supermarkets and walk-in stores across Maharashtra. As per......

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9 Covid vaccines, 19 more in pipeline: Top US expert amid Covid shadow. See post

Our tools will outsmart this virus and its variants, said Dr Faheem Younus, Chief of Infectious Di......

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‘Stealth’ Omicron variant is behind major outbreak in this country

After avoiding Covid for months, Hong Kong is grappling with an outbreak caused by a novel twist o......

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DGGI busts fake invoice racket of 275 firms

The Directorate of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence (DGGI) has bust a network of firms allegedly......

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Union Budget 2022-23: Halwa gives way to sweets amid Omicron fears

Amid fears of the virulent Omicron variant, the finance ministry has this time around dispensed wi......

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Delhi: 74% parents dont support reopening of schools amid Covid, survey shows

A recent study has revealed that 74% Delhi-based parents dont support reopening of schools even a......

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Gherkin’s rise, sinking cities: The week that was, in charts

Every Friday, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights, complete with easy-to-re......

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Prepare for an unsettling monetary tightening cycle

If you were born after 1980, the monetary tightening that the Fed said this week will begin in Mar......

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US economy saw robust growth in late 2021

Economic growth accelerated to a 6.9% annual rate in the fourth quarter. But it appears to have lo......

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More Padma Bhushan for biz leaders, only 10 doctors in list

Business personalities bagged five out of 17 Padma Bhushan titles given away this year, the most s......

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S-400 to India is an example of destabilising role that Russia is playing: US

ussia selling S-400 missile defense system to India shines a spotlight on the destabilising role t......

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Picasso NFT: Family clarifies no Picasso NFT is set to be sold online

Pablo Picassos family is not selling a digital asset linked to one of his works after all. After a......

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Why the Philippines is once again the worst place to be in Covid

The Philippines fell again at the bottom of Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Ranking of the best and w......

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Parliament to follow strict Covid-19 protocols for Budget session. See details

Covid protocols: As the Covid-19 situation continues to draw attention in the country amid rising ......

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PM Modi to address NCC Rally at Cariappa Ground today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the National Cadet Corps PM Rally at Cariappa Ground in ......

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Singapore house prices surge most in decade as curbs test market

Singapore home prices climbed the most in more than a decade last year, underpinning the governmen......

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Honour to receive Padma Bhushan: Microsofts Nadella on receiving Padma Bhushan

On the eve of its 73rd Republic Day, India conferred the Padma Bhushan to Google CEO Sundar Pichai......

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Delhi covid update: Omicron in 79% of samples sequenced in January

The Omicron variant of coronavirus has been found in 79 per cent of the samples from Delhi sequenc......

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Union Health Minister to hold review meeting with southern states, UTs today

In an attempt review the Covid-19 situation and public health preparedness as well as response mea......

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This is your Captain…: Special welcome announcement for Air India passengers

Marking a historic moment, Air India on Thursday formally became part of its founder Tata Group ft......

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Covid-19: Kerala reports 94% of positive samples with Omicon variant

Kerala Health Minister Veena George said that the ongoing third wave in the state is clearly the O......

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Bangaluru to get more mini buses for public transport

Small buses are ideal for public transport in city limits, therefore priority should be on inducti......

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PM Modi opts for unique traditional cap for 73rd Republic Day celebrations

Known for celebrating Indias diverse culture with his sartorial choices, Prime Minister Narendra M......

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Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi tests positive for Covid-19

Telugu film industrys superstar Chiranjeevi has tested positive for Covid-19, the actor informed h......

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Republic Day Parade: India celebrates 73rd Republic Day. In pictures

The Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi commenced on Wednesday amid Covid-19 scare and wit......

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Could 5G really ground planes? Why the US has delayed rollout near airports?

Several international airlines recently cancelled flights into certain US airports over concerns t......

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Delhi weekend curfew to end? Decision on covid curbs tomorrow

Amid demands of lifting weekend curfew, Delhis apex COVID-19 management body DDMA will meet on Thu......

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‘Rafale Rani’: What Mahindra said about Indias first woman Rafale pilot

Indias first woman Rafale fighter jet pilot Shivangi Singh was part of the Indian Air Force tablea......

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India slams Pak at UN, says 26/11 Mumbai attackers continue to enjoy patronage

Perpetrators of the heinous 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks continue to enjoy Pakistan’s patronage, In......

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Republic Day: President’s Bodyguard horse retires; PM Modi pets Virat

As the 73rd Republic Day Parade concluded on Wednesday, President Ram Nath Kovinds bodyguard escor......

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Hotline exchanged on Republic Day by Indian Army with Chinas PLA: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that Indian Army exchanged hotline on Republic Day w......

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Citi to overhaul Canary Wharf skyscraper for flexible work era

Citigroup Inc. will completely refurbish its 42-story office tower in London’s Canary Wharf distri......

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Best possible: Andhra Governor backs pay revision while employees protest

Pay revision: Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on Wednesday said that the recent pa......

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IMD warns of cold wave in these states during next 3-4 days. See full forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted light to moderate rainfall and co......

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Goa Polls 2022: BJP announces list of six candidates. Details here

Goa Elections 2022: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced a list of six candidat......

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Punjab poll 2022: Arvind Kejriwal to visit several constituencies this week

Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be on a 2-da......

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Covishield, Covaxin vaccine doses to be capped at ₹275 each. Details here

The price of Covishield and Covaxin, the Covid vaccines which are expected to soon get regular mar......

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Centre notifies drone certification scheme. Details here

The central government on Wednesday notified drone certification scheme to make certification of d......

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Offshore oil spill threatens beaches in eastern Thailand

BANGKOK : Thailand’s navy was helping Wednesday to clean up a spill of as much as 128 tons (160,......

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‘Bonds that span over decades’: UK PM extends wishes on Indias Republic Day

Republic Day: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday extended his best wishes to the people ......

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Jharkhand: BPL families to get ₹250 subsidy on 10 litres of petrol per month

Below Poverty Line (BPL) families will get a subsidy of ₹25 per litre for up to 10 litres of petr......

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Case against Google CEO Sundar Pichai in Mumbai for Copyright Act violation

Mumbai Police on Wednesday booked Google CEO Sundar Pichai and five other company officials for Co......

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Rail minister to job aspirants: Dont destroy property, will resolve grievances

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Wednesday urged job aspirants, who indulged in violent protes......

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Delhi schools to reopen soon? DDMA decision tomorrow. Read here

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday advocated reopening of schools in the nati......

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Railways forms committee to look into concerns of candidates over NTPC-CBT-1 result

Railways has constituted a high power committee to look into the concerns and doubts raised by can......

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Delhi adds 7,498 new Covid cases in 24 hrs, positivity at  10.6%

Delhi recorded 7,498 new Covid cases with 10.6% positivity in the last 24 hours, according to a da......

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Andhra Pradesh to get 13 new districts, total to be 26. Full list

With the addition of 13 new districts, Andhra Pradesh will soon get 26 districts in total. The sta......

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Top Indian metros continue to be India’s busiest airports in Dec

NEW DELHI : Airline passenger traffic in India continued to grow in December, with the airports ......

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Mumbai logs 1,858 new Covid cases in 24 hours

Mumbai recorded 1,858 new Covid infections and 13 deaths in the past 24 hours, the Brihanmumbai Mu......

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Accountant arrested for issuing fake invoices of over Rs1,000 crore

NEW DELHI : GST officials have arrested an accountant for allegedly issuing bogus invoices of mo......

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Delhi Police launches e-FIR app for registering theft cases

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Wednesday launched an e-FIR app where people will be a......

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PM Modi to virtually host first India-Central Asia Summit tomorrow

India-Central Asia Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first India-Central Asia Sum......

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Huge protests over Railways exam: Train vandalised, bogie set on fire

Amid violent protests by aspirants, the railways ministry on Wednesday suspended non-technical pop......

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Karnataka Covid cases rise again, nearly 49,000 new infections in 24 hours

Karnataka has once again reported surge in Covid cases with nearly 49,000 fresh daily count on Wed......

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Wanted: Volunteers to catch Covid in the name of science

The worlds first medical trial authorised to deliberately expose participants to the coronavirus i......

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WTO grants China a $645 million tariff weapon against the US

The World Trade Organization granted Beijing a new tariff weapon against the U.S. during a politic......

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India on growth path with innovation, digitalisation: Vedantas Anil Agarwal

India is on the growth path with innovation and digitalisation, Vedanta Chairman Anil Agarwal said......

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Over half of Delhi citizens want weekend curfew to continue: Survey

Fifty four per cent of Delhiites are in favour of lifting the odd-even restrictions in markets but......

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Maharashtra: Govt to decide about reopening tourist places in review meet

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will review the COVID situation next week and accordin......

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Fed flags rate hike soon, plans for significantly reducing balance sheet

WASHINGTON : The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled it is likely to raise U.S. interest rates......

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile off its east coast, South Korea says

North Korea fired an unidentified projectile Thursday toward waters off its east coast, South Kore......

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Moderna begins trial of Omicron-specific covid vaccine booster

US biotech company Moderna announced on Wednesday that it has begun clinical trials of a booster d......

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed amid fresh landslide in Ramban

The 270-km stretch, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, the Ja......

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Vladimir Putin sends message to India on occasion of Republic Day

As India celebrated 73rd Republic day on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his cong......

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Delhi weekend curfew update: Key LG, CM meet over covid curbs today

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal will chair the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting ......

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UK lifts Covid restrictions: Face mask rules, Covid passes to end. Read here

Most coronavirus restrictions including mandatory face masks were lifted in England on Thursday, a......

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PM Narendra Modi to host first ever India-Central Asia Summit today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format tod......

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UK police to investigate alleged lockdown breaches at PMs residence

LONDON : British police will investigate alleged lockdown breaches at Prime Minister Boris Johns......

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All steps of retro tax repeal law completed, eligible for tax refund: Cairn

NEW DELHI : Britains Cairn Energy on Tuesday said it has complied with all rules of the retro ta......

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Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) to invest ₹10,000 cr in six new city gas licences

The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will invest ₹10,000 crore over the next five years in......

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BJP likely to change CM in Karnataka ahead of Assembly polls: Report

Karnataka: Keeping an eye on the Karnataka Assembly polls next year, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ......

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National Restaurant Association of India writes to Delhi CM, LG to allow restaur

NEW DELHI: The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Tuesday appealed to Delhi chief ......

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Covid vaccines can protect against severe disease caused by Omicron: Study

WASHINGTON : A research published in the journal Cell has revealed that the current vaccines bei......

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WHO board nominates chief Tedros for May re-election

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is all but guaranteed a second term aft......

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TN: Prevalence of Covid spread will emerge this week, says health minister

CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Tuesday said that the actual prevalence o......

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Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU, marginal improvement in health

Legendary Bollywood singer Lata Mangeshkars health has marginally improved but she continues to re......

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U.S. set to release study details on chips shortage amid funding push

WASHINGTON : The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to soon release details from a study of se......

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Delhis new Covid cases marginally up, positivity drops further to 10.55%

Delhi recorded over 6,000 new Covid cases with 10.55% positivity rate in the past 24 hours, margin......

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Kerala reports highest-ever single-day COVID surge with over 55,000 cases

In the highest-ever daily COVID tally in the state, Kerala on Tuesday reported over 55,475 new cas......

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Mumbai logs 1,815 new Covid cases, 10 deaths in 24 hours; active cases at 22,185

The capital city of Maharashtra, on Tuesday recorded 1815 new Covid-19 cases in the past twenty fo......

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PMC Bank merged with Unity Small Finance Bank with immediate effect: RBI

The RBI on Tuesday informed that the Centre has sanctioned the merger of the Punjab and Maharashtr......

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How to make a novel virus irrelevant, Dr Faheem Younus explains

As Covid-19 third wave engulfs the world top infectious diseases expert Dr Faheem Younus explains ......

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Himachal: Free power to households consuming 60 units per month, announces CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday announced free electricity to households......

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IMD issues severe cold wave warnings in 8 states. Check forecast

The Republic Day celebrations are to be held in Delhi on a very cold day as India Meteorological D......

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Karnataka sees slight drop in COVID cases; 41,400 new infections today

Karnataka on Tuesday reported as many as 41,400 new COVID19 cases and with that, the active tally ......

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Third wave: India yet to see peak in Covid cases, say experts

NEW DELHI : India is yet to see the peak of the current Covid-19 wave, warned health experts on ......

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Padma awards announced; Chandrasekaran, Pichai, Nadella among awardees

Padma Awards 2022: The central government on Tuesday announced the names of Padma awardees for thi......

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Haryana schools to reopen for classes 10,11 and 12 from 1 Feb. Details here

Haryana education minister, Kanwar Pal on Tuesday announced that schools in the state will open fo......

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Amid omicron and inflation, IMF cuts world growth forecasts

WASHINGTON : The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its forecast for the world economy t......

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COVID vaccination: India administers over 163.49 cr doses so far

Cumulatively a total of 163.49 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses has been administered in the country s......

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Lifetime debarment: Railways issues stern warning to protesting aspirants

The Ministry of Railways on Tuesday said that aspirants who have indulged in vandalism and unlawfu......

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Wagah-Attari like beating retreat ceremony to start at 3 border posts in Rajasthan: BSF

Tourists visiting the Indo-Pak border districts Jaisalmer and Bikaner in Rajasthan will soon be ab......

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Maharashtra reports 33,914 new COVID cases; 15% higher than Mondays tally

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 33,914 new COVID cases, which is about 15% higher than yesterdays ......

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Delhi sees coldest day in January in 9 years

Delhi witnessed the coldest day in January in nine years on Tuesday as the maximum temperature plu......

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Anthony Fauci says prudent to have Omicron vaccine, but may not be needed

A COVID-19 vaccine specifically targeting the Omicron variant would be prudent even if it ultimate......

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U.S. funding to WHO fell by 25% during pandemic - Report

BRUSSELS, GENEVA : U.S. financial contributions to the World Health Organization ......

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Ex Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee refuses Padma Bhushan. Read here

Rejecting the Padma Bhushan award, former West Bengal chief minister and veteran CPI(M) leader Bud......

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Vax makers, tech heads get Padma awards

NEW DELHI : Vaccine makers Poonawalla, Krishna Ella along with Indian origin global tech heads S......

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Could more LNG supplies get to Europe in the event of a crisis?

The United States, the worlds top natural gas producer, is in talks with major energy-producing co......

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Biden says Putin at risk of personal sanctions over Ukraine

President Joe Biden said he would consider personally sanctioning Vladimir Putin if he orders an i......

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IMFs new reserves allocation not the solution to financing needs: Gopinath

A second issuance of International Monetary Fund reserves would not address the financing needs of......

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Republic Day Parade: Nation to witness many firsts, check timings, other details

Republic Day Parade 2022 is all set to showcase Indias military might, cultural diversity and many......

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PM Modi to host first India-Central Asia meet virtually on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first-ever meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit in ......

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Republic Day: Security beefed up in Delhi to prevent terror incident. 5 points

Just as the country prepares for the much awaited 73rd Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 20......

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Republic Day: Govt buildings, railway stations lit up in tricolours | See photos

On the eve of Indias 73rd Republic Day, several government buildings, railway stations across the ......

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IMF urges El Salvador to drop Bitcoin as legal currency citing financial risks

The International Monetary Fund wants El Salvador to drop the highly volatile cryptocurrency Bitco......

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PM Narendra Modi congratulates Padma award winners

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Padma award winners and said the entire nation cher......

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Can Covid be eradicated? What Harvard immunologist Dr Pillai wants you to know

As the country battles with the Covid virus threat, prominent Harvard immunologist Dr Shiv Pillai ......

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Delhi: Fog formation in December-January lowest in thirty years, says IMD

Delhi saw foggy conditions -- with visibility levels below 1000 metres -- for just 252 hours in th......

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Karnataka withdraws weekend restrictions, night curfew to continue

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Delhi: New Covid cases decline to 10,756; positivity rate at 18.04%

The National Capital of Delhi saw a major decline in Covid cases, with 10,756 new COVID-19 cases i......

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Covid-19 related data of thousands of Indians leaked online: Report

Personal data of thousands of people in India has been leaked from a government server which inclu......

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I&B ministry blocks YouTube news channels operating from Pakistan

New Delhi: The ministry of information and broadcasting has ordered blocking of 35 news channels o......

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Nano-bubbles in Covid patients blood could block infection from variants

WASHINGTON : Scientists in the US have identified tiny natural bubbles containing the ACE2 prote......

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WHO advisory panel recommends extending use of Pfizer vaccine to 5-11 year old

The World Health Organizations advisory panel on Friday recommended extending the use of a reduced......

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Kerala reports 41,668 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs

Kerala on Friday reported 41,668 new cases of Covid during the last 24 hours, less than what was r......

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Are COVID vaccines harmful to pregnant women? Study reveals data

It is recommended that pregnant women take COVID vaccine to reduce the detrimental health effects ......

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PM Modi to interact with DMs on Saturday

New Delhi: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will interact with district magistrates (DMs) of various......

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Netaji statue to be installed at India Gate

New Delhi: A grand statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be installed at India Gate to commem......

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Karnataka reports 48,049 new Covid cases, slight decline seen in Bengaluru

As many as 48,049 more people tested positive for Covid-19 across Karnataka in the last 24 hours, ......

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Covid deaths: Centre seeks clarification from Kerala on reconciliation of data

Covid-19 deaths: The Union Health Ministry has written to the Kerala government for clarification ......

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Mumbai adds 5008 new COVID cases, 12 deaths in 24hrs

Mumbai which has been witnessing a massive surge in COVID cases, driven by the Omicron variant, fo......

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Gujarat revises night curfew guidelines. Read whats allowed, whats not

Gujarat: In wake of the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the state, the Gujarat governmen......

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Co-WIN: Centre clarifies on data leak reports

The Ministry of Health on Friday rejected the reports of data leak from Co-WIN portal and said “no......

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Covid-19 booster shots should be given to most vulnerable people, says WHO

GENEVA : The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that coronavirus vaccine boosters should now b......

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Active Covid-19 cases decline in West Bengal as state logs 9,154 cases in 24 hrs

KOLKATA : West Bengal in the last 24 hours has reported 9,154 new Covid-19 cases and with that, ......

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Lata Mangeshkar still in ICU, dont give wind to false news: Spokesperson

Giving an update about legendary singer Lata Mangeshkars health, her team has issued a statement u......

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Airports likely to see 10% drop in revenue due to third Covid wave: Report

Hit by the third wave of the pandemic that led to massive cancellations of domestic flights and ex......

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UK designates Omicron sub-lineage BA.2 as variant under investigation

LONDON :  The UK Health Security Agency on Friday said it had designated a sub-lineage of the do......

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NHA denies any Covid-19 related data leak from Co-WIN portal

NEW DELHI : The National Health Authority (NHA) has denied any Covid-related data leak from Co-W......

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Amid Covid surge, Karnataka minister shares when schools will be closed

The Karnataka government on Friday informed that the decision to shut the schools will be taken ke......

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Booster Covid shots significantly improve protection against Omicron: Studies

Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that Covid-19 vaccines are standing up to the ......

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Kerala HC bans gathering of more than 50 people in this district. Read here

Amid rising Covid cases, the Kerala High Court has banned gathering of more than 50 people in the ......

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Canada: Trudeau vows action after Indian family freezes to death

Canada is doing all it can stop people smuggling across the US border after a family of four froze......

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Maharashtra to reopen schools for classes 1-12 from next week: Minister

Maharashtra School Education Minister,  today said that from 24 January Maharashtra will be reopen......

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Karnataka weekend curfew likely to end? What CM Bommai says

Karnataka govt is likely to withdraw weekend curfew and reduce night curfew by an hour. Karnataka ......

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IndoPacific guidelines: German chief visits India to discuss maritime security

The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said that Indian foreign secretary Harsh V Shringla w......

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5G launches in US without huge impact on flights

Telecom giants AT&T and Verizon began 5G service in the United States Wednesday without major disr......

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Gujarat: Fire breaks out at textile printing mill, 10 rescued

As many as 10 workers were rescued after a three-storey textile dyeing and printing mill, located ......

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Uttarakhand: BJP releases list of 59 candidates; Dhami to contest from Khatima

BJP has announced the names of candidates for 59 out of the total 70 Assembly constituencies today......

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Delhi past third Covid wave peak, says health min; curbs likely to be eased?

Seems peak of the third wave of Covid-19 has gone past in the national capital, after record singl......

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Pan-coronavirus vaccines is our best bet to win this fight: How to grab them

Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc. are starting to churn out doses of omicron-specific vaccines, and the......

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Decision on Covid curbs in Karnataka tomorrow amid surge in cases

A day ahead of the Karnataka government deciding about the future of coronavirus restrictions that......

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Air India’s Boeing 777 cleared to fly to the US

NEW DELHI : Air India, which had to cancel several flights to the US following safety risks to B......

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Covid-19: These 6 are states of concern in India, says health secy. Read here

Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan, during a press conference on Covid-19 situation in India to......

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PM Modi stresses on need to modernise education, infra, healthcare

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday emphasised the need for continuous modernisati......

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Vaccines have helped avert severe Covid infections, deaths in third wave: Govt

We have been able to prevent severe illnesses and deaths due to Covid-19 in the third wave due to ......

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‘We’ll be expanding: Health secy on vaccination for kids below 15 yrs. Read

Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary, while reviewing the Covid-19 situation in India, said Indi......

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IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in these states for next few days. Details here

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted very light to light intensity rain......

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IIT-K prof behind Sutra model on states where third Covid wave is peaking

IIT Kanpur professor Manindra Agrawal, the man behind Sutra model, who had earlier predicted that ......

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Fintech industry body seeks regulatory nod to act as SRO

Mumbai: Fintech Association for Consumer Empowerment (Face), a body of digital lenders on Thursday......

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Sputnik V says its vaccine protects two times more than Pfizers in study

Sputnik V today said its Covid-19 vaccine has demonstrated strong protection against Omicron varia......

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Final decision awaited: Govt on regular market approval for Covishield, Covaxin

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday said that a final decision by Indias central dru......

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CBDT issues ₹1.59 trillion in tax refunds so far for AY 21-22

NEW DELHI: The Income Tax Department said in a tweet on Thursday that refunds worth over ₹1.59 tr......

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Karnataka to achieve 100% first Covid vaccine dose coverage soon. Read here

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday said the state is 0.1% away from becoming the fir......

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Bihar extends all Covid restrictions till February 6. Full details here

Bihar has extended the existing coronavirus restrictions till February 6. During a review of the C......

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Heavy viral load? No! Heres why Omicron Covid variant spreads so fast

The new Omicron variant, which has driven the latest surge in Covid-19 infections across the world......

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Kerala records highest single-day rise with 46,387 new Covid-19 cases

As many as 46,387 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours across Kerala, the......

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India facing tidal wave of Omicron Covid infections: Top US doctor

Dr Faheem Younus, an infectious diseases expert, who practices in the US said that the new variant......

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How long does it take to recover from Omicron? Centre reveals data

If infected with Omicron, most patients recover within 5 days, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan sai......

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Delhi logs 43 Covid deaths, highest since 10 June; positivity rate dips to 21.5%

The national capital on Thursday witnessed 12,306 new Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours. The ci......

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Karnataka reports 47,754 new Covid cases; over 30,000 infections from Bengaluru

As many as 47,754 more people tested positive for Covid-19 across Karnataka in the last 24 hours, ......

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EPFO adds nearly 14 lakh net subscribers in November

Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has added 13.5 lakh net subscribers during the month o......

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Toll collections for FY22 to suffer a cut of 100 bps because of Omicron spread: ICRA

NEW DELHI : Toll collections for the FY22 to suffer a cut of 100 bps because of the Omicron spre......

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Jharkhand revises rates for RT-PCR, Rapid tests. Check new prices here

In a recent revision, Jharkhand government has decided to reduce the rate for the RT-PCR, Rapid An......

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Mumbai adds 5,708 new Covid cases in 24 hours; positivity rate at 10.72%

Maharashtra capital Mumbai on Thursday registered 5,708 new cases of coronavirus, which is 5% lowe......

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5G services spectrum bands in India will not interfere with aircraft altimeters: ITU APT India

NEW DELHI : Proposed 5G services rolled out in India will be in spectrum bands that will have su......

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Delhi fixes prices for RT-PCR, RAT Covid tests at private labs. Details here

Amid a significant drop in Covid-19 cases across the national capital, the Delhi government today ......

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‘Constitutionally valid’: SC upholds OBC quota in NEET UG, PG admissions

Upholding the constitutional validity of 27% OBC reservation in All India Quota (AIQ) seats in the......

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Covid third wave hits Karnataka, Kerala. Check new cases, curbs in these states

With the Omicron surge waning in Delhi and Mumbai, it seems the third wave has hit hard the southe......

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Tamil Nadu sees spike in COVID cases; 28,561 new infections today

Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported as many as 28,561 new COVID cases and 39 deaths. Currently, the ac......

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French to cull over 1 million birds to fight surging bird flu outbreak

The French government said Thursday that it would cull more than one million birds in the coming w......

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Machine learning model uses blood tests to predict Covid survival chances: Study

A single blood sample from critically ill patients infected with coronavirus was used for analysis......

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Kerala imposes fresh curbs as Covid cases reach all-time high. Details here

As coronavirus cases topped to its highest ever at 46,387 in Kerala today, the state government ha......

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Mumbai: Schools to reopen from Monday. Check details

With daily COVID cases on a decline in Mumbai, city municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal on T......

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Centre issues revised Covid rules on use of drugs, masks for children. Read here

The Centre on Thursday said that the use of antivirals or monoclonal antibodies is not recommended......

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Jammu & Kashmir imposes more Covid curbs as cases rise. Details here

Complete restrictions will be imposed on non-essential movements in Jammu and Kashmir from every F......

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Omicron pushes Japan to consider treating Covid like the flu

Calls are growing in Japan to treat Covid-19 as endemic, adding to a global chorus pushing for a r......

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WHO warns against long Covid again. What are symptoms, effects

As the world continues to deal with the Omicron-driven latest coronavirus surge, the World Health ......

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Omicron-led fourth Covid wave reaches peak in Africa; cases drop significantly

Cases of Covid have plummeted in Africa and deaths are declining for the first time since the Omic......

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Data recap: Cold wave, covid peak, rise of bias

Every Friday, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights, complete with easy-to-re......

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‘India has to count its covid deaths right to steer policy’

MUMBAI : India must record covid deaths accurately to frame appropriate public policies and trac......

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Pariksha pe Charcha 2022: Deadline extended till January 27. See details

The Ministry of Education officials said on Thursday said that the deadline to participate in the ......

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Britain warns Putin and Xi: West will fight together against dictatorship

Britain on Friday warned Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping that th......

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China, Russia delay US bid to sanction North Koreans at UN

UNITED NATIONS : China and Russia delayed a U.S. bid to impose U.N. sanctions on five North Kore......

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PM Modi to inaugurate new Circuit House today near Somnath Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new Circuit House near Somnath Temple in Gujarat ......

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Maharashtra: Despite high positivity, 95% beds are vacant, says health minister

Giving it a sigh of relief, Maharashtra health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that the state hospit......

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Daughters to inherit fathers’ self acquired, inherited properties: Supreme Court

The daughters of a male Hindu, dying intestate, would be entitled to inherit the self-acquired and......

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Will Karnataka relax Covid curbs, weekend curfew? CM is likely to decide today

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai on Friday will be holding a meeting regarding the Covid......

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Himachal Pradesh: Theres possibility of increase in Covid-19 cases, warns CM

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said that there is a possibility of an ......

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Northern Railway update: 21 trains running late due to dense fog. Read here

In the wake of a blanket of dense fog engulfing the national capital on Friday morning leading to ......

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BMC uses Deepikas Gehraiyaan trailer to remind people to dispose waste wisely

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai in a bid to remind the citizens of the importance of d......

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PM Modi tops in global leaders approval ratings, leaves behind Biden, Trudeau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again topped the global approval rating and emerged as the m......

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OPECs share of Indian oil imports falls to lowest in at least 15 years

OPECs share of Indian oil imports fell in 2021 to the lowest in more than a decade despite a 4% re......

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Millennials, GenZ drove demand for Buy Now, Pay Later in 2021: Report

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) emerged as the preferred option for people across age groups in 2021, wi......

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Mumbai: Covid-19 situation ‘under control’, no need to panic, says BMC

The current Covid-19 situation in Mumbai is “under control and there is no reason for citizens to ......

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‘Our approach to regulations cannot be one size fits all’

MUMBAI : Certain sectors are becoming burdened by regulations at a rapid rate, Uday Kotak, manag......

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Covid-19 cases hit 8-month high in India, full impact weeks away. Read here

India reported 2,82,970 new coronavirus infections, the highest in eight months, on Wednesday, and......

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Cabinet approves infusion of ₹1,500 cr in IREDA; other announcements here

The Union Cabinet has approved the infusion of ₹1,500 crores in Indian Renewable Energy Developme......

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HAL to export Advanced Light Helicopter to Mauritius. Details here

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has signed a deal with Mauritius to export one Advanced Light Helico......

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Andhra Pradesh revises rates for RT-PCR tests at private labs. Details here

The Andhra Pradesh government has revised the rates for RT-PCR at private laboratories, fixing it ......

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What is e-EPIC voter card? Features, benefits, other details

Apart from being identity proof while casting votes, a voter card is undoubtedly one of the most a......

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Covid 3rd wave likely to peak this week in Maha, Ktaka; TN may see peak later

The third wave of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country may peak on 23 January with dail......

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5G issue: Airlines rush to cancel or change flights heading to US

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or......

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India extends ban on schedule international flights to Feb-end

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday extended the ban on international commercial flights till 28 Februar......

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Ex-Punjab CM Parkash Badal tests Covid positive; admitted to hospital

Former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has tested positive for COVID-19. The 94-year-old......

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MP allows sale of liquor at all airports, select supermarkets. Details here

Under the new Excise Police for the next fiscal year, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to......

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UK consumer prices rise at fastest pace in almost 30 years

Consumer prices in the United Kingdom have risen at the fastest pace in almost 30 years as higher ......

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Kerala: Both Omicron, Delta behind Covid-19 surge, says health minister

Cautioning people against the rapid spread of Covid-19, Kerala health minister Veena George on Tue......

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Andhra Pradesh reports 10,057 new Covid cases in 24 hrs; active cases at 44,935

Andhra Pradesh reported 10,057 fresh cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours on Wednesday. The gross positiv......

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PM Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit on 27 Jan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format on ......

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Sriram Nadathur sells Bengaluru residential property for ₹11.6 crore

Bengaluru: Sriram Nadathur, son of Infosys Ltd co-founder NS Raghavan and CEO at Nadathur UK Ltd h......

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Johnson set to lift most Covid-19 rules as England looks to live with the virus

LONDON : Johnson set to lift most COVID rules as England looks to live with the virus British Pr......

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Unvaccinated pregnant women at risk of developing complications? Study answers

Pregnant women unvaccinated against Covid-19 are at a much higher risk of developing birth-related......

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Centre notifies new ULIP taxation rules

NEW DELHI : The Centre on Wednesday notified new rules to calculate capital gains tax on the pro......

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‘MSMEs together can create a supply chain’

There is tremendous potential for Indian engineering MSMEs to be integrated into the global value ......

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Mid-air scare: 2 IndiGo planes avert collision over Bengaluru airport. 10 points

A mid-air collision involving two IndiGo domestic passenger flights that took off from the Kempego......

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When should you get COVID booster dose? Study on vaccine effectiveness

Owing to the vastness of our country, 30% of the entire population, especially those with co-morbi......

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Kerala reports 34,199 new Covid-19 infections, active caseload reaches 1,68,383

As many as 34,199 more people tested positive for Covid-19 and 49 patients succumbed to the diseas......

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Ahmedabad airport to be closed for 9 hours till May 31. Details here

Ahmedabad airport will be partially closed for at least nine hours till May 31 due to runway re-ca......

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Meghalaya Cabinet relaxes age limit for govt job aspirants. Details here

The Meghalaya Cabinet on Wednesday has decided to increase the upper age limit for government job ......

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Mallya faces prospect of bailiffs knocking on doors of his luxury London home any time now

LONDON : Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is based in Britain for over five years, face......

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Karnataka logs over 40,000 new COVID cases two days in a row

For the second day in a trot, Karnataka recorded over 40,000 new coronavirus cases. This comes at ......

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R-Day: Red Fort to remain shut for visitors from 22 to 26 Jan

In view of Republic Day, the Red Fort will remain closed for public and general visitors from 22 t......

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Mumbai clocks 6,032 new Covid cases in a day, positivity rate dips to 10%

Maharashtra capital Mumbai on Wednesday clocked 6,032 new Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths and 18,241 rec......

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West Bengal sees decline in COVID cases, active tally at 1.5 lakh

West Bengal in the last 24 hours has reported 11,447 new COVID19 cases and with that, the active t......

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Global Covid-19 cases rose by 1.8 crore last week as Omicron slows, says WHO

The number of Covid-19 cases globally rose by 20% or 1.8 crore in the last week, marking a slowdow......

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Depending upon COVID vaccine availability, children aged above 5 yrs should be vaccinated, suggests Dr Faheem

NEW DELHI : Emphasising that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for children, children over the age of f......

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Omicron is a bigger risk for the young, medical data shows

The omicron variant may be more dangerous for children than earlier coronavirus strains, a study o......

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Assam to tighten COVID curbs? Heres what CM says as cases surge

Amid the massive surge in COVID-19 cases in Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma pointed out ......

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Govt panel recommends full market approval for Covaxin, Covishield: Report

A government expert panel has recommended regular market approval for Serum Institute of Indias (S......

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Delhis new Covid cases rise 17.9% than yesterday to 13,785; positivity rate 5%

Delhi has reported a total of 13,785 new COVID-19 cases, 16,580 recoveries and 35 deaths in the pa......

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End acute phase of Covid-19 or prolong it: WHO chief warns world leaders

In 2022, we can end the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic or prolong it, World Health Organizat......

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Jharkhand: Aadhaar card required to avail ₹25 concession on fuel, says min

Beneficiaries will have to enter their Aadhaar card details in an app to get the ₹25 per litre co......

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Maharashtra: 4,000 more Covid cases than yesterday at 43,697

Showing a slight rise compared to yesterdays tally, Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 43,697 new C......

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Advance rulings can now be sought by e-mail

NEW DELHI : Businesses can now seek rulings from the Board for Advance Rulings by email to clari......

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Is Kerala going through 3rd wave of Covid? Here what health minister has to say

Confirming that Kerala is witnessing a third wave of coronavirus, Kerala Health Minister Veena Geo......

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Czech anti-vaccine singer dies after deliberate infection

An anti-vax Czech folk singer has died after she deliberately contracted Covid to obtain a health ......

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Bihar govt planning to relax prohibition law amid criticism: Report

Amid allegations of ineffective implementation of the prohibition law and recent hooch tragedies i......

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Omicron starts receding in the US, data shows

The United States appears to be emerging from its latest coronavirus wave driven by the Omicron va......

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Delhi govt, CESL sign pact for installation of EV charging stations

The Delhi government signed an agreement with the Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) on We......

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India, Denmark agree to initiate joint research on green fuels

India and Denmark agreed to initiate joint research and development on green fuels including green......

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Researchers launch trials for Covid-19 vaccine to be administered via arm patch

Swiss medical researchers said on Wednesday they have launched an early-stage study to test a next......

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Maharashtra state bats for Tesla over import tax on EVs

Indias western Maharashtra state on Wednesday urged the federal government to lower tax rates on i......

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Hindustan Times to host India’s biggest school quiz on 23 January

NEW DELHI : Hindustan Times is set to host India’s biggest online school quiz on 23 January for ......

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Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin will pay dear price if he invades Ukraine

President Joe Biden said he believes Vladimir Putin doesnt want full blown war in Ukraine and woul......

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5G flight disruption eases as Emirates blasts US rollout

Disruption to U.S.-bound air travel caused by the rollout of 5G services in the United States ease......

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Kim Jong Un rips US, signals resumption of major weapons tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has signaled he may lift a self-imposed moratorium on major nuclea......

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Joe Biden says it’s ‘uncertain’ whether China tariffs will be lifted

President Joe Biden said that he’s not ready to lift tariffs his predecessor imposed on Chinese im......

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The magical land of low Inflation and no rate hikes amid global slowdown

Bonds are sliding and forecasts for U.S. interest rate increases are escalating rapidly. Borrowing......

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Joe Biden confirms Kamala Harris going to be my running mate in 2024

US President Joe Biden confirmed on Wednesday that Vice President Kamala Harris would be his runni......

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Websites, YouTube channels conspiring against India to be blocked: I&B Ministry

In an attempt to take control of divisive and anti-India content online, the Information and Broad......

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Govt expert panel recommends market approval to Covaxin, Covishield for adults

The Indian drug regulators subject expert committee  recommended full approval for Covishield and ......

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Hike in pension: BMS to hold nationwide protest outside EPFO offices today

The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) will stage dharna outside offices of Employees’ Provident Fund O......

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Delhi weather update: IMD predicts light rainfall during next two hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted light rainfall over parts of the na......

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Is natural immunity more potent than Covid vaccine? What new study says

During Americas last surge of the coronavirus driven by the Delta variant, people who were unvacci......

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Momentum in Indias favour, need to prevail over Covid: Deloitte CEO

India needs to continue creating an environment of being an attractive destination for foreign inv......

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Republic Day: Restrictions on unscheduled flights at Delhi airport. Details here

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has stated a notice to airmen (NOTAM) and imposed restrictio......

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Republic Day: ‘No revision of decision on exclusion of TN, WB, Kerala tableaux’

Republic Day 2022: The Centre will not revise its decision to not include the tableaux of Kerala, ......

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Anil Deshmukhs default bail plea rejected in money laundering case

Money laundering case: A Special PMLA court on Tuesday rejected default bail plea of Maharashtra f......

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Goa Assembly polls 2022: AAP to declare their CM candidate on 19 January

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will on 19 January declare their candidate for the post of chief ministe......

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Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

HONG KONG : Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 small animals, inc......

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Centre directs states to ‘immediately increase’ Covid testing

The Ministry of Health has asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) to immediately increase te......

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Third covid wave: Hospitality industry sends SOS to finance minister

NEW DELHI: The Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has sought urgent st......

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Explainer-Do 5G telecoms pose a threat to airline safety?

The chief executives of major US passenger and cargo airlines have warned of a catastrophic aviati......

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TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu tests positive for Covid

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said he has test......

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BRICS STI Steering Committee meeting decides India will host 5 events in 2022

In an official statement it was announced that India will host five events in 2022 as decided by i......

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India offers $500 million fuel credit line to forex strapped Sri Lanka

COLOMBO : India offered a new $500 million credit line to Sri Lanka to fund fuel purchases, the ......

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CBIC steps up revenue collection drive

NEW DELHI : The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is scaling up its revenue col......

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‘Omicron can increase immunity against Delta only if…’ WHO chief scientist

Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist of World Health Organization (WHO) pointed out that Omicron in......

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Centre to release ₹80K cr to states for power sector reform

Centre launched a programme in June this that allows additional borrowing space to State Governmen......

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Assam-Meghalaya border row: CM Himanta shares update on final settlement

GUWAHATI : Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday took to microblogging site Twitte......

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Kerala logs 28,481 new Covid-19 cases, 39 deaths in 24 hours. Details here

The Health Department of Kerala on Tuesday informed that 28,481 new Covid-19 cases had been detect......

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Lt Gen Manoj Pande appointed as next Army Vice Chief: Report

Even as the appointment of the next Chief of Defence Staff is awaited, the Government on Tuesday a......

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Delhi logs 11,684 fresh Covid cases in 24 hrs, positivity dips to 22%

Delhi recorded 11,684 new Covid cases and 38 deaths in last 24 hours, according to a daily bulleti......

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Covid: Andhra Pradesh records highest spike in 7 months

AMARAVATI : The state of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 6,996 fresh cases of Covid-19, the n......

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Mumbai reports 6,149 new COVID cases in 24 hrs; active tally touches 44,084

Mumbai on Tuesday reported 6,149 new cases, 193 infections more than yesterdays tally. With this, ......

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Covid cases surge in Karnataka, over 41,000 new cases in 24 hours

BENGALURU : In a single day jump, the state of Karnataka log 41,457 new Covid-19 cases in the pa......

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GAIL director Ranganathan suspended after CBI arrest

The government has suspended E S Ranganathan, Director (Marketing) of GAIL (India) Ltd, after his ......

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Sweden scraps demand for negative Covid test to enter country

STOCKHOLM : Travelers to Sweden will no longer be required to show a negative Covid test before ......

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ED arrests Servomax India promoter for money laundering offence

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Avasarala Venkateswara Rao, Promoter & MD of Servomax In......

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Bengaluru: Even as city reports over 25,000 COVID cases, there is Good News!

Amid the massive surge in COVID cases, Bengaluru civic body on Tuesday notified that the city is w......

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Sikkim bans milk from outside the state on quality issues

The Sikkim government on Tuesday temporarily banned the entry of all packaged and canned milk from......

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Maharashtra reports nearly 40,000 new COVID cases in last 24 hrs

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported as many as 39,207 new COVID cases, and with that, the active tally......

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Assam records highest single-day spike since onset of Covid

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday informed that the state had recorded 8,072 new......

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Explainer: Why airlines fear 5G will upend travel this week

The airline industry is raising the stakes in a showdown with AT&T and Verizon over plans to launc......

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Punjab polls 2022: Former Army Chief General J J Singh joins BJP

CHANDIGARH : Ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab, former Army chief Gen Joginder ......

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Govt to use SC order to counter Devas’ arbitration cases abroad

NEW DELHI : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday the Narendra Modi administration......

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Endemic Covid would not mean end of danger, warns WHO

The World Health Organization on Tuesday warned against the notion that the Covid-19 pandemic beco......

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Covid-19: Gujarat logs highest one-day surge so far

Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 17,119 new coronavirus infections, its highest single-day tally so far......

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Nearly 20 states commit to power sector reforms incentivised by increased borrowing space

NEW DELHI : Nearly 20 states have shown interest in power sector reforms in a bid to get increas......

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Every second patient…. Top US doctor highlights intensity of Omicron spread

Amid rapid spread of Omicron variant of coronavirus, a top US doctor has shared an interesting dat......

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Mumbai: Three naval personnel die in explosion onboard INS Ranvir, probe ordered

MUMBAI : On Tuesday, Indian Navy officials informed that three navy personnel died in an explosi......

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Haryana extends Covid curbs till 28 January. Details here

The Haryana government has extended coronavirus-related restrictions in the state till 28 January ......

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Kerala likely to announce more curbs on Thursday as Covid cases surge

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : The Kerala government on Tuesday decided to strictly implement the Covid-19......

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Oil hits 7-year highs on recovery hopes, unrest

Oil prices traded at the highest levels in more than seven years Tuesday, in part on hopes of a gl......

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Vijay Mallya can be evicted from London home over unpaid loan, UK court orders

Embattled businessman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday lost a legal battle to hold on to his plush London h......

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AT&T, Verizon will delay some 5G deployment amid aviation standoff

WASHINGTON : AT&T and Verizon Communications on Tuesday agreed to temporarily defer turning on s......

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DPIIT holds stakeholder meeting on e-com policy

NEW DELHI : The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Tuesday held ......

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Air India, Emirates, ANA cancel some US flights over 5G rollout

NEW DELHI : Air India, Dubais Emirates, Japans All Nippon Airways on Tuesday suspended some flig......

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In a fight against obesity, Kelloggs sanctioned for breaking labeling rules

US cereal giant Kelloggs has been sanctioned by the Mexican authorities for breaking sugar and oth......

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Covid rules: British ministers to decide on lifting recent restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with his Cabinet on Wednesday to review restriction......

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EV battery makers face supply shortages as demands rise for electric vehicles

One of the most abundant and essential ingredients in electric vehicle batteries is beginning to e......

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Top US doctor explains why more children are getting infected with Covid-19

Dr Faheem Younus, Chief of Infectious Diseases at US University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Healt......

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‘There won’t be enough people for Mars’: Elon Musk warns of population collapse

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants people to be concerned about having more children. “We should......

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Three Navy personnel killed in explosion on INS Ranvir at Mumbai dockyard

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI : Three Navy personnel were killed and 11 injured in an explosion on-board the ......

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Covid 3rd wave peak projections for Bengaluru, Karnataka and other states here

The latest analysis of the Covid-19 situation by scientists reveals that the overall peak of the t......

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NEET UG 2021: Registration for admission to start today. Details here

The counselling for NEET-UG will be started by Medical Counselling Committee(MCC) from today.  The......

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Planning to travel this year? What UN experts have to say on world tourism

Tourism arrivals around the world are not expected to return to their pre-pandemic levels until 20......

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Amid Covid-19 scare, CCEA, Union Cabinet meet to be held virtually today

In the wake of mounting concerns around rising Covid-19 cases, the Cabinet Committee on Economic A......

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Covid-19: India logs more than 2.8 lakh new cases, daily positivity at 15,13%

India saw a single-day rise of 2,82,970 new coronavirus infections taking the tally of cases to 37......

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Indias Omicron tally inches closer to 9,000 amid Covid spread. See details

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday informed that there has been a 0.79% increase in Omicron ca......

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PM Modi invites ideas for the first Mann Ki Baat of 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited citizens to share their ideas for the first Mann Ki Baat ......

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Covid vaccination: Young, youthful India is showing the way, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared his appreciation to the youngsters in the country......

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4-day work week: Staff at 30 UK firms will spend less time without pay cut

The dream of spending less time at work without a pay cut is about to become a reality for more em......

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Gujarat: Ahmedabad Covid positivity rate at 21.5% against state average of 8%

The Ahmedabad district in Gujarat has reported a Covid-19 positivity rate of 21.5% as compared to ......

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Haryana schools to remain closed till January 26 amid Covid spike. Details here

In view of increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the state, the Haryana government has decided th......

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Covid-19: Maharashtra, Bengal, Delhi emerging as states of concern, says Centre

The Centre on Wednesday said that Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pr......

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Omicron has ‘substantial growth advantage’ over Delta Covid variant, says Centre

Omicron has a substantial “growth advantage over Delta variant of coronavirus as per the World Hea......

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New discharge policy for mild, moderate Covid-19 patients: Key things to know

The central government on Wednesday announced that it has revised the discharge policy for Covid-1......

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Omicron is not common cold: Niti Aayogs Dr Paul on how to contain virus

The government today said people should not think that new and highly infectious Covid-19 variant,......

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PM Modi inaugurates National Youth Festival in Puducherry

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 25th National Youth Festival, celebrating ......

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Omicron will infect everybody, says top US expert Fauci as Covid cases soar

Eliminating Covid-19 was unrealistic, top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has said, add......

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Cannabis prevents Covid-19 virus from affecting healthy human cells: Lab study

Cannabis compounds prevented the virus that causes Covid-19 from penetrating healthy human cells, ......

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Textile exports up 31% so far in FY22, nears $30 billion

NEW DELHI: Indias textile exports during April-December 2021 touched $29.8 billion, up 31% year-on......

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DDMA issues fresh guidelines on e-passes for essential goods, services. Read

In view of the rising Covid-19 tally across the national capital, the Delhi Disaster Management Au......

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Covaxin booster dose neutralises Omicron, Delta Covid variants: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad-based biotechnology firm Bharat Biotech on Wednesday said a booster shot of its Covid-19......

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Covid at-home test kits: How to use and everything you need to know

As Covid-19 cases skyrocket across the country, the central government has advised states to encou......

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Sputnik V jabs ‘more effective’ against Omicron than other Covid vaccines: Putin

Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine has demonstrated to be “very effective against the new Omicron variant,......

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COVID-19: Maharashtra school buses exempt from paying vehicle tax this year

In view of COVID-19, all school buses in Maharashtra will get a 100% exemption from annual vehicle......

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India Inc tells govt to link curbs to hospitalisation rate

As local authorities impose restrictions in view of Omicron, industry bodies have asked the govern......

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Karnataka detects over 21,000 new Covid cases, positivity rate rises to 10.96%

As many as 21,390 more people tested positive for Covid-19 across Karnataka in the last 24 hours, ......

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No need of testing asymptomatic people for Covid-19, ICMR DG says. Watch here

ICMR DG Dr Balram Bhargava has said that all symptomatic individuals will be be tested for Covid-1......

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Eminent scientist S Somanath appointed ISRO chief for 3 yrs; to succeed K Sivan

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet today approved the appointment of eminent rocket scienti......

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Maharashtra: Current Covid surge in Pune may peak by Jan-end, says official

The ongoing Covid-19 wave in Maharashtras Pune is likely to reach its peak by the last week of Jan......

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Mumbai records 16,420 new Covid cases; positivity rate crosses 24%

The city of Mumbai recorded 16,420 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, while 14,649 patients ......

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Odisha logs 67 Omicron cases; official warns virus spreading at local level

As many as 67 new cases of Omicron cases were registered from Odisha on Wednesday, the highest so ......

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Delhi reports 27,561 new Covid cases, 29% higher than yesterday

The national capital on Wednesday recorded 27,561 new Covid-19 cases in a day, the second-highest ......

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West Bengal reports 22,155 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate at 30.86%

As many as 22,155 more people tested positive for Covid-19 across West Bengal in the last 24 hours......

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PM Modi to interact with CMs tomorrow to assess Covid situation

PM Modi will interact with CMs of all states tomorrow at 4:30 pm via VC on Covid-19 situation, rep......

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Govt expects 1 cr to participate in Surya Namaskar programme on Jan 14

NEW DELHI : The Ministry of AYUSH is all prepared for the global Surya Namaskar Demonstration pr......

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COVID-19 threat: WHO chief thinks this one task can save countless lives

Upholding data that only 5% people of low-income countries are vaccinated against COVID-19, WHO ch......

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Maharashtra: 46,723 new Covid cases; 86 patients infected with Omicron

Maharashtra has reported as many as 46,723 new COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths today. A total of 28,0......

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Vaccines work, excuses dont: Top health expert busts myth around Covid jabs

Covid-19 vaccines work, excuses dont work, said US-based top infectious disease expert Dr Faheem Y......

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Is India ready for bullet trains?

New Delhi: In 2022, as India marks its 75th year of independence, a few lucky Indians were expecte......

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Maharashtra district launches contest to curb Omicron, winner to get ₹50 lakh

Amid the surge in cases of coronavirus across India, Maharashtras Pune district launched the Covid......

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Delhi: Vaccination centres for 15-18 age group to be opened in schools

The Delhi government on Wednesday directed to open temporary vaccination centres for children of a......

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Odisha imposes curbs on religious rituals, bans congregation at river banks

The Odisha government on Wednesday prohibited congregations at river banks as the state registered......

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Omicron is dangerous: WHO chiefs warning amid global surge

As the countries struggle to contain the Omicron-led Covid wave, the World Health Organisation (WH......

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Karnataka prohibits inter, intra-district movement for Congress padayatra

The Karnataka government on Wednesday prohibited inter-district and intra-district (within Ramanag......

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Maharashtras Covid curve not flattening despite dip in cases. Read here

Despite a drop in the number of daily coronavirus cases in the last couple of days, the Covid-19 c......

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How will telecom reforms package impact the industry? Govt issues FAQs

The telecom reforms package will help companies sustain their business amid the crisis brought by ......

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PM to meet CMs of all states tomorrow; to discuss Covid strategy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host a meeting with CMs of all states via video conferencing on ......

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Why there is no recovery in sight for Indian airlines

What do the traffic numbers say? Average daily fliers were at 65,000 for the week ending 15 May, 2......

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Sebi cracks down on stock tips scam on social media

MUMBAI : The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Wednesday cracked down on a stock ......

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Don’t  treat  Omicron  as  common  cold,  govt warns as positivity rate surges

As many as 300 districts in India are reporting weekly covid case positivity of more than 5%, the ......

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‘China will be dealt with in a firm, resolute, peaceful way’

The Indian Army will deal with the People’s Liberation Army in a firm, resolute and peaceful manne......

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Free trade deals are on track, says Piyush Goyal

India is striving to conclude several early harvest agreements with proposed free trade agreement ......

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S. Korea, India can forge stronger ties

South Korea aims to conclude negotiations with India within 2022 to upgrade the bilateral Comprehe......

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Oil rises 2% on US crude drawdown, weaker dollar

Oil prices hit two-month highs on Wednesday on tight supply as crude inventories in the United Sta......

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Space travel on a budget? India’s space agency looking to challenge big players

India is one of only a handful of nations that have sent probes to the moon and Mars. But the most......

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As covid delta variant retreats experts warn darker days lie ahead for hospitals

The highly infectious omicron variant has flushed out the delta strain across the U.S., but the as......

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Covid-19: This city records the second-highest weekly positivity rate in India

KOLKATA : The cumulative weekly positivity rate of Covid-19 in Kolkata has reached 60.29 per cen......

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Largest seller of stolen credit cards on dark web shuts own

Another seller of stolen credit cards on the dark web appears to be closing up shop. UniCC has pos......

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UK, India kick start negotiations on post-Brexit trade deal

The U.K. and India will kick off negotiations on a free-trade deal on Thursday, the latest post-Br......

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Omicron a ‘welcome’ variant, says Brazils Bolsonaro amid surge

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said the omicron strain that’s causing a surge in Covid cases at......

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PM Modi to chair meet with CMs of all states on Covid-19 situation today

Amid surging COVID-19 cases following the emergence of Omicron variant, Prime Minister Narendra Mo......

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US inflation jumps to 40-year high, pressuring consumers, President Biden

Inflation jumped at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years last month, a 7% spike from a year earlier......

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Former Theranos CEO Holmes to be sentenced in September for fraud conviction

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is slated to be sentenced on Sept. 26 on her convictions for def......

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Sri Lanka downgraded as it eyes loan from China to service debt

Sri Lanka sees the possibility of fresh lending by China to help meet its debt servicing obligatio......

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Delhi govt to open temporary vaccination centres in schools for 15-18 age group

Delhi will open temporary vaccination centres for the age group of 15-18 years of children in its ......

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Eminent rocket scientist S Somanath appointed as new ISRO chief. 5 points

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced on Wednesday the appointment of the eminen......

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Army chief says India will come out victorious’ while defending its borders

The threat in eastern Ladakh has by no means reduced and the Indian Army will continue to deal wit......

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Air quality in Delhi slips to moderate category,

Delhis air quality has slipped from the satisfactory category to moderate , with the city recordin......

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Ladakh standoff: India, China 14th round of military talks lasted for 13 hours

The 14th round of Corps Commander level talks which was held yesterday between India and China  la......

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Omicron tally in India crosses 5,000 mark, with highest single day jump

India crosses a grim milestone as the countrys Omicron tally reaches the 5,000-mark on Thursday as......

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China steps up construction along disputed Bhutan border, satellite images show

China has accelerated settlement-building along its disputed border with Bhutan, with more than 20......

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Lateral flow tests can detect Covid from day 3 to day 8: ICMR DG Balram Bhargava

NEW DELHI : The Centre on Wednesday said lateral flow tests, which includes rapid-antigen and ho......

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Maharashtra staring at more curbs as oxygen demand rises due to Covid surge

Maharashtra is expected to see a spike in hospitalisation of COVID-19 patients this month-end or i......

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‘No virus is welcome’: WHO rebuts Bolsonaros Welcome Omicron remarks

BRASILIA: World Health Organization Emergency Director Mike Ryan on Wednesday refuted statements m......

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Covid-19: India registers nearly 2.5 lakh cases in 24 hours, highest in 8 months

India added 2,47,417 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,60,7......

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Rajnath Singh recovering well after testing positive for Covid

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who tested positive for Covid, is recovering well, the ministry in......

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Tamil Nadu: All steps taken to prevent COVID surge in Coimbatore, says min

Amid Omicron spike, Tamil Nadu government revealed that it has taken all preventive measures to ch......

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Mumbais daily Covid count dips further, 11,647 fresh cases in 24 hours

Mumbai recorded 11,647 fresh cases and two deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a health bull......

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Centre revises rules for R-Day event amid Covid case surge. Details here

NEW DELHI : An official statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday informed that the......

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West Bengal sees 21,098 new Covid cases in 24 hours, positivity rate at 32.35%

KOLKATA : West Bengal on Tuesday registered 21,098 fresh Covid-19 cases in the the past twenty f......

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Karnataka adds over 14,000 fresh Covid cases in 24 hrs, positivity crosses 10%

Karnataka logged 14,473 new Covid cases with over 10% test positivity in the past 24 hours, the st......

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Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu event rescheduled for 17 January. All details here

Tamil Nadu has decided to reschedule famed Alanganallur Jallikattu event for 17 January. The event......

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Omicron variant has 35 mutations, finds Delhi hospital study. Read here

Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital in the national capital has done a study on the new strain ......

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Karnataka announces more curbs as Covid cases surge. Details here

Karnataka on Monday announced additional restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus due to ......

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Indias cumulative Covid vaccine coverage exceeds 153.70 crore: Govt

The Union Ministry of Health Affairs on Tuesday said that Indias Covid-19 vaccination drive had cr......

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WHO body says Covid vaccines may need to be updated for Omicron

A technical advisory group established by the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that curre......

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Omicron: Mild or severe impact on economy?

After limping its way back from the Covid pandemic last year, the global economic recovery has bee......

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Maharashtra logs 34,424 new COVID cases today, Omicron tally at 1,281

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported a total of 34,424 new COVID cases pushing the active tally to 2,21......

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Arunachal imposes night curfew, other Covid curbs till Jan 31. Details

Amid sharp surge in Covid case, the Arunachal Pradesh government on Tuesday imposed night curfew a......

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India appeals against WTO dispute panel ruling on sugar subsidies

NEW DELHI : India has appealed against a ruling of the World Trade Organisations trade dispute s......

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Lakshadweep achieves 100% vaccination of children aged 15-18, first among UTs

Lakshadweep has vaccinated all eligible children in the age group of 15 to 18 years, the district ......

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Gujarat clamps COVID curbs; event venues can operate at 50% capacity

Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to impose new COVID restrictions in the state in the wake of......

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Mysuru suspends physical classes till class 10 amid Covid surge. Details here

MYSURU : Mysuru city Deputy Commissioner Bagadi Gautham on Tuesday declared that all schools wil......

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Making all efforts to release 7 Indians on board ship seized by Houthis: MEA

India is closely monitoring developments following seizure of United Arab Emirates (UAE) flagged s......

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PM Modi to inaugurate event in memory of Vivekananda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday inaugurate the two-day 25th national youth festival......

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PM Modis security breach: SC to pronounce order on committee tomorrow

The Supreme Court will pronounce its order tomorrow (Wednesday) on the constitution of a Committee......

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Covid-ravaged restaurant industry seeks tax holiday

NEW DELHI : Restaurants are seeking simplification in taxes, tax holidays or reduction in fees g......

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What is the biggest driver for workplace resignations? See what new survey says

Employers scrambling to hold onto workers during the Great Resignation should take a hard look inw......

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N.Koreas Kim calls for more military muscle after watching hypersonic missile

SEOUL : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for boosting the countrys strategic military forc......

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No vax, pay tax, says Canadas Quebec as health system struggles

Quebec, Canadas second most populous province, is planning to force adults refusing to get COVID-1......

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Bill Gates talks of decline in Covid cases, yearly shots after Omicron

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates in a Twitter discussion with Professor Devi Sridhar of Edinb......

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests Covid-19 positive with ‘mild symptoms’

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently under home quaranti......

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US on threshold of living with Covid as a manageable disease: Top scientist

Despite soaring cases and record-high Covid-19 hospitalizations, the United States is approaching ......

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Pollution: Air quality in Delhi drops to moderate, Noida to ‘poor’ category

The air quality in the national capital has dropped from the satisfactory category to moderate, wi......

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Siddharth writes apology letter to Saina Nehwal for rude joke. Full text here

Following heavy criticism for his joke on the badminton player on Twitter, actor Siddharth took to......

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Covid-19: India logs 194,720 new cases in 24 hours, positivity rate above 11%

India logged 1,94,720 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 36,07......

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UP district imposes fresh restrictions amid spike in Covid cases. Details here

One of the most populated districts in Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur imposed fresh restrictions amid a spi......

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Omicron quickly overtaking Delta globally in terms of circulation: WHO

United Nations/Geneva: Omicron is quickly overtaking the Delta variant of COVID-19 and becoming do......

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From Mumbai to Missouri: Mahindras Twitter turns into a ‘World Cup’ of sunsets

The Twitter savvy, Mahindra Group CEO, Anand Mahindra has an eye for beautiful sunsets. As the bil......

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PM Modi pays tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary

Paying tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wedn......

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Lata Mangeshkar still in ICU, under observation after Covid infection: Hospital

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai after testing pos......

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Job vacancies in Australia jump to record high

Australia was already facing a record shortfall of workers before spiraling omicron infections tri......

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Govt asks states to ensure availability of oxygen concentrators as cases spike

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in a letter to states and union territories asked the  State......

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PM Modis security breach: Retired SC Judge Indu Malhotra to head probe panel

The security breach that left Prime Minister Narendra Modi stuck on a flyover in Punjab for 20 min......

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Nearly 2,000 Delhi police personnel infected with Covid since January 1

The Delhi police on Wednesday said that 1700 of its personnel have tested positive for Covid-19 be......

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Covid curbs to be lifted in Delhi if cases come down in 2-3 days, says minister

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain today said that if Covid cases come down in 2-3 days, restric......

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You should not target a woman: Saina Nehwal responds to Siddharths apology

Just after actor Siddharth penned an apology after facing heavy criticism for posting a “rude joke......

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Frequent Covid-19 booster shots may weaken immune system, European agency warns

European Union regulators warned that frequent Covid-19 booster shots could adversely affect the i......

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I&B ministrys Twitter account briefly hacked, restored later

The Twitter account of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was briefly compromised today ......

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Omicron tally in India reaches 4,868 as the country battles highest Covid cases

Just the country battles with rising number of Covid-19 cases, the highly transmissible variant is......

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Mumbai Covid-19 update: Cases coming down says Mayor Kishori Pednekar

Mumbai: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar has said the numbers of COVID-19 cases and its fast spreadin......

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India, China hold 14th round of military talks to resolve Ladakh standoff

India-China talks: The 14th round of senior military commander level talks is taking place at Chus......

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World’s most powerful passports in 2022. Where India stands

London-based global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners has released the Hen......

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‘Great asset: IMFs Gita Gopinath on her successor Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

After the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas as its new chief e......

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High WPI a blessing in disguise for toll road projects: Icra

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Omicron puts world economy at risk as half of Europe on track to catch Omicron

More than half of people in Europe will likely catch Omicron by March, the World Health Organizati......

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Delhi: Covid-19 current wave may have peaked, says minister

Spelling relief for Covid-19 patients, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday said the ......

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Kerala reports 76 new cases of Omicron Covid variant, tally reaches 421

As many as 76 more cases of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected in Kerala, t......

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Assam relaxes night curfew timings for tomorrow. Details here

The Assam government today relaxed the night curfew timings for Thursday in view of the celebratio......

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IMD issues cold wave alert in 3 states; ‘heavy’ rains likely in some regions

Cold wave conditions are likely to grip parts of north India - including Punjab and Rajasthan - fo......

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World Bank: Global GDP to drop to 4.1% amid surge in Covid variants, inflation

The new emerging Covid-19 variants and a rise in inflation, debt and income inequality will cause ......

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Omicron pushing Covid pandemic towards endemic stage: European drug regulator

The spread of the Omicron variant is pushing Covid towards being an endemic disease that humanity ......

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Indias neighbour hands out jail terms as long as 4 years for Covid lapses

China has sent three people to prison for up to four-plus years over breaches of rules that led to......

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18 staff members, students test Covid positive at IIT-Jammu

A total of 18 people including staff, faculty and students of IIT-Jammu have tested positive for C......

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When will Covid third wave curve flatten in India? IISc-ISC scientists predict

The researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Statistical Institute (IS......

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Kerala clamps more Covid curbs amid Omicron surge; 50 persons allowed at wedding

In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, driven by the Omicron variant, Kerala government brought new......

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Nearly 1,000 Delhi police personnel test Covid positive amid surge in cases

On Monday the Delhi police in an official statement informed that around 1000 police personnel had......

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Singapore says 30 per cent Covid-19 deaths in 2021 were fully vaccinated

Fully vaccinated individuals accounted for 30 per cent of Singapore’s total Covid-19 related death......

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Ahead of Budget, Centre extends tax holiday for affordable housing projects

The Finance Ministry on Monday announced that it has extended tax holiday for affordable housing f......

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Tamil Nadu issues Covid norms for Jallikattu, allows 150 spectators. Read here

Amid a steep rise in its Covid-19 cases over the past few days, the Tamil Nadu government on Monda......

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Covid surge: Andhra Pradesh govt imposes night curfew. Details here

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy announces night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am to b......

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Setback for BJP: Two MLAs resign ahead of assembly elections in Goa

Goa Assembly Elections 2022: Ahead of assembly elections, two BJP MLAs – Pravin Zantye and Michael......

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Karnataka CM Bommai has a warning for all Covid norm violators

BENGALURU : Amid a worrying surge in Covid cases, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on M......

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Red Alert in Delhi? Heres what DDMA says on lockdown possibilities

Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Monday announced that there will be no lockdown in t......

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T-cells from common colds can provide protection against COVID-19 - study

LONDON : High levels of T-cells from common cold coronaviruses can provide protection against CO......

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PM Modi to inaugurate 25th Youth festival in Puducherry on 12 January

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 25th Youth festival on Wednesday in......

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14th round of India-China military talks on 12 January

India-China talks: The 14th round of senior military commander level talks will take place at Chus......

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Covid vaccination centres can operate till 10 pm daily: Centre tells states

There is no time limit set for operationalisation of Covid vaccination centres, the Centre told th......

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NATO chief warns Russia of severe costs if Ukraine attacked

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Russia Monday of severe costs if it launches a fresh attack on ......

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tests Covid positive, has mild symptoms

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday tested positive for Covid-19. The senior BJP leader......

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India Pavilion at Dubai Expo marks 100 days of hectic activities; woos over 7 lakh visitors

DUBAI : The India Pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai marked its 100th-day on Monday, becoming one of th......

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Centre warns states: Covid hospitalisation rate at 5-10%, may change rapidly

The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that only 5% to 10% of patients infected with Covid-19 ha......

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Chandigarh: School principals to inform students on COVID vaccination camps

With COVID vaccination for children being rolled out across the country, Chandigarh administration......

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Watch: Goldfish driving fish-operated vehicle. Yes, in a study in Israel

A team of Israeli researchers at Ben-Gurion University developed an FOV - a fish-operated vehicle.......

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Haryana clamps more COVID curbs: Schools, colleges shut. Check details here

Haryana government has decided to shut down all schools and colleges till January 26 in the wake o......

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Section 144 imposed in Uttarakhand district ahead of Assembly polls

Chamoli district of Uttarakhand has been put under Section 144 from 8 January, ahead of the upcomi......

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When will Omicron-led third wave decline in India? Expert shares timeline

Following a massive surge in coming weeks, the Omicron-led third COVID wave will also see a sharp ......

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Karnataka reports 146 new Omicron cases today; tally surges to 479

Karnataka Health minister Dr Sudhakar K on Monday stated that Karnataka had recorded 146 new Omicr......

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Why armies may soon turn to e-bikes

After the United States and the UK, the Australian Armys testing of stealth e-bike has triggered a......

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Indian hospitals have plenty COVID hospital beds for children

NEW DELHI : Indian states have reserved more than double the COVID-19 hospital beds for children......

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Andhra Pradesh govt issues stricter Covid curbs as cases mount. Details here

The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday issued stricter Covid-related restrictions in view of the ......

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Tax department detects ₹200 crore unaccounted income of two Kerala firms

NEW DELHI: The Income Tax department has detected alleged unaccounted income of about ₹200 crore ......

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Delhi covid deaths: Govt shares data on comorbidities, age, vaccination status

NEW DELHI : Of the 46 COVID-19 patients who died in Delhi between January 5 and January 9, 34 ha......

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₹800 crore black money detected after I-T raids in Andhra, Telangana

The Income Tax department has detected black money of ₹800 crore after raids in Andhra Pradesh an......

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Myanmars Suu Kyi faces six years in jail after new sentences: Report

A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Monday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years......

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Domestic air traffic saw 52% annual growth in December: Icra

NEW DELHI : Domestic air passenger traffic rose about 52% year-on-year and about 6% sequentially......

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Maha begins administering Covid vaccine precaution dose to eligible people.

MUMBAI : The state of Maharashtra started administering the precautionary dose of vaccine agains......

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Salary, flexibility, inspiration: What workers really want in a job

What do workers really want in a job? The answer depends in part on where they’re from, according ......

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2021 ended as 5th-hottest year with push from spiking methane

A substantial rise in atmospheric methane levels helped push global temperatures in 2021 towards t......

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Moderna working on Omicron-specific vaccine, to be available soon, says CEO

Moderna is working on an Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine that should be available in clinics soo......

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PLI scheme: 115 firms file application for automotive sector

The Centre on Monday informed that a total of 115 companies have filed their application under the......

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Govt puts curbs on export of Enoxaparin

NEW DELHI : The government on Monday imposed curbs on export of Enoxaparin, used to treat or pre......

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar tests positive for Covid

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Covid surge: Delhi imposes fresh curbs, shuts restaurants and bars

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Monday announced to close the restaurants and bars and to......

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‘Omicron is mild but…’: Centre alerts on effects on comorbid patients

In the wake of the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Monday sounded an alert pointing ou......

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ED attaches assets worth over ₹36 cr in Morris Coin cheating case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth over ₹36 crore of Nishad K, MD and his......

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Uttarakhand schools closed for students till class 12 amid surge in Covid cases

The Uttarakhand government on Monday closed physical classes for students up to class-12. The orde......

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Delhi adds over 19,000 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours, positivity at 25%

Delhi reported 19,166 fresh Covid cases with positivity rate of 25% in the last 24 hours. The city......

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Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai tests positive for Covid

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said he has tested positive for Covid “with mi......

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Lakhs of 60+ receive third Covid jab as India administers ‘precautionary’ dose

NEW DELHI : India on Monday started the vaccination drive for the third vaccine dose against the......

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Employment in 9 key sectors rise by 2 lakh in July-Sept: survey

Employment in nine key sectors, excluding agriculture, increased to around 3.10 crore jobs in tota......

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Should you get tested on contact with Covid patient? Check ICMR fresh guidelines

Amid rapid surge in coronavirus cases, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has come up w......

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Mild Covid cases can be managed at home with symptomatic treatment: AIIMS doctor

NEW DELHI : Dr Neeraj Nischal, an additional professor in the Department of Medicine at AIIMS on......

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India and Korea to hold trade talks tomorrow, market access on agenda

India and Korea will hold a bilateral meeting tomorrow (11th January) to discuss bilateral trade ......

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Mumbai records 13,648 new Covid cases, 5 deaths in 24 hours

MUMBAI : The capital city of Maharashtra Mumbai on Monday recorded a dip in cases for the third ......

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AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria takes precautionary dose amid Covid rise

Randeep Guleria, Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, on Monday too......

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TN Covid curbs extended till Jan-end; full lockdown on Sunday. Details here

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday decided to extend the COVID restrictions in the state till Jan......

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Delhi: Safdarjung Hospital curtails elective surgeries amid spike in Covid cases

NEW DELHI : Delhis Safdarjung Hospital on Monday decided to curtail elective surgeries in view o......

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BJP president JP Nadda tests positive for Covid-19, isolates self

BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “I......

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WATCH: Tow van catches fire at Mumbai airport, narrow escape for 85 on plane

Mumbai: A pushback van caught fire while readying to tow out an aircraft at Chhatrapati Shivaji Ma......

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Maharashtra reports 33,470 new Covid cases in 24 hours, Omicron tally at 1,247

MUMBAI : Maharashtra on Monday reported 33,470 new Covid-19 cases, the state health department s......

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Rajasthan govt caps Covid rapid antigen test price. Details

Covid testing: The Rajasthan government on Monday capped the charge of rapid antigen test in priva......

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Odisha raises maximum age limit to apply for state govt jobs

Odisha Cabinet today decided to extend the upper age limit for entry to state government service t......

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Maharashtra: Covid third wave has started, will peak by Jan-end, says health min

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Monday said the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has......

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Prakash Karat, Brinda test Covid-19 positive, taken to hospital for more tests

HYDERABAD : A senior left party leader on Monday informed that polit bureau members Brinda Karat......

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Booster shot: More than 9 lakh doses of Covid vaccine administered on first day

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Visiting Meghalaya? Govt likely to impose lockdown amid Omicron fears

With COVID-19 cases rising again, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday pointed out tha......

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Gujarat: 67 persons test Covid positive on IIM-A campus in the past ten days

AHMEDABAD : In an alarming surge seven people were found infected with the novel coronavirus wit......

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Four IITs, including Delhi and Madras, get new directors

IIT-Delhi, Madars, Mandi and Indore got new directors on Monday. IIT-Bombay professor Rangan Baner......

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PM Modis photo removed from vaccine certificates ahead of polls in 5 states

In a bid to comply with the model code of conduct of the election commission, Prime Minister Naren......

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Jerome Powell heads for US Senate vetting punctuated by inflation urgency

Jerome Powell is set to be grilled on the Federal Reserve’s sharpest shift toward monetary tighten......

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West Bengal: 5 districts recording Covid surge to enforce stricter curbs

KOLKATA : West Bengal Chief secretary HK Dwivedi on Monday held a virtual meet with district adm......

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Dine-in restaurants in Delhi worried by fresh covid curbs

NEW DELHI : Delhi has shut down dine-in services in restaurants, with the Omicron variant of cor......

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Only Covaxin for 15-18 years age group: Bharat Biotech tells healthcare workers

Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Friday said that it has received reports of......

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Covid vaccine: Over 2 crore teens in 15-18 age group vaccinated with first dose

The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday announced that over 2 crore teenagers......

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Wearing cloth mask? You can still get Covid within 20 minutes. Heres what to do

The entry of a new variant of coronavirus is once again making people think twice before reaching ......

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This state relaxes some Covid-19 restrictions. Details here

The West Bengal government today relaxed some its COVID-19 relaxations in the state which includes......

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Covid-19 in Delhi: Home isolation rules for mild, asymptomatic patients

Amid the looming fears of the third wave of Covid-19, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has sha......

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IndiGo shares an update on Tamil Nadu in view  of total lockdown in the state

In view of the full lockdown announced by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the spread of coron......

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IndiGo offers a Plan B as flights to these cities get cancelled. Check details

For passengers who have had their travel plans derailed this weekend given inclement weather, Covi......

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Andaman Island. Details here

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale occurred at Andaman Island, with its epicentre lo......

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Chandigarh: BJP wins mayor seat, defeats AAP by just 1 vote

Chandigarh Mayor: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday won the mayor post of Chandigarh Mu......

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IMD weather forecast: Intense rain, thunderstorms in these areas in next 24 hrs

NEW DELHI : The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted that the Western Hi......

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Omicron variant driving third Covid wave across states. Heres what data shows

The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic across all states is being driven by the fast-spreading Om......

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Not double vaccinated yet? You may not get train ticket in Chennai from tomorrow

In a first, amid rising cases of the novel coronavirus, the Southern Railways on Saturday announce......

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EC announces election schedule for 5 states, 1st phase from 10 Feb

Assembly Elections Schedule: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced election sched......

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Centre cracks down on fake news, blocks several social media handles

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Saturday said that the central government has blocked sever......

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Gujarat: Man spends ₹7 lakh on dogs birthday amid Covid curbs; held

AHMEDABAD : The Gujarat Police on Saturday arrested three for allegedly flouting Covid Norms to ......

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Haryana Deputy CM tests positive for Covid-19; isolates himself

Taking to microblogging site Twitter Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Friday ann......

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CDC Director encourages schools to stay open with Covid-19 precautions

Schools should stay open with precautions in place and eligible children should get vaccinated as ......

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EC bans political rally, roadshows till 15 Jan. Details here

Assembly Elections 2022: The Election Commission on Saturday banned physical rally and roadshows o......

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Assembly polls schedule announced in 5 states amid Omicron threat; 10 points

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday in a press conference announced Assembly electi......

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After free electricity, Akhilesh promises laptops to students if party voted to power

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said if his party is voted to power in U......

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CBSE Term 1 results 2022: Check tentative date, process, other details

NEW DELHI : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to declare the CBSE Term I......

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Odisha: 13 new Omicron cases today; overall tally rises further. Details here

A total of 14 new Omicron cases were detected in Odisha today, which has taken its overall tally t......

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Assembly polls: Can you vote if temperature shows above limit? EC answers

Assembly Elections 2022: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday announced election schedule for ......

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Does COVID-19 vaccine disrupt pregnancy? US study explains

WASHINGTON : US-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported finding which ad......

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Steel minister lays foundation stone for 7 MTPA plant at NMDC Donimalai mine

Minister of Steel Ram Chandra Prasad Singh laid the foundation stone for a 7 MTPA (million tonne p......

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Train travel to cost more as Railways plans to levy special fee. Read here

NEW DELHI : Long-distance train travel is likely to cost more for passengers boarding or alighti......

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Karnataka: Bengaluru continues to be ‘epicentre’ of Covid; reports 7,113 cases

The test positivity rate has crossed 10 per cent in Bengaluru city, which recorded as many as 7,11......

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Tax evasion: Raid on gutkha traders factory in UPs Varanasi

The tax authorities raided the factory of a gutkha trader in Varanasi’s Pandeypur, sources said on......

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Covaxin booster dose: Trial shows long-term safety, says Bharat Biotech

Bharat Biotech has said the Covaxin booster dose trial has shown long-term safety with no serious ......

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Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray to decide on Covid-19 restrictions, says Tope

JALNA : Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday said that the need for hospitalizati......

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Delhi reports 20,181 fresh Covid cases; positivity rate rises to 19.6%

Delhi has reported as many as 20,181 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the Delhi health d......

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U.K. govt advisers recommend against 4th vaccine dose

LONDON : U.K. government advisers have recommended against giving a fourth dose of COVID-19 vacc......

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India restores foreign fund permit for Mother Teresa charity

NEW DELHI : India’s government has allowed Mother Teresa’s charity to receive foreign funds, wee......

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World tops two million new daily Covid cases: AFP tally

The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and ......

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Delhi relaxes curfew norms for Gurudwaras on Prakash Parab. Details

The Delhi government on Saturday said the devotees will be allowed to visit Gurudwaras tomorrow (S......

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Mumbai logs 20,318 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours

Mumbai recorded 20,318 fresh COVID cases and 5 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a health ......

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Export of Indian mangoes to US set to begin in January-February

In a boost to Indo-US trade relations, both the countries have signed a framework agreement improv......

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