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Western coast may face first cyclone of the year next week, specific prediction is expected by Friday | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s western coast may witness the first cyclonic storm of the year by Sunday with India meteorological department (IMD) on Tuesday predicting its...

Centre, states doing everything possible to tackle Covid-19 crisis: Rajnath | India News

LUCKNOW: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Centre and the state governments are doing everything possible to tackle the Covid-19 crisis, while asserting...

India’s seven-day Covid average at new high, WHO issues warning on strain | India News

BENGALURU: India’s coronavirus crisis showed scant sign of easing on Tuesday, with a seven-day average of new cases at a record high and international health...

Vaccine Maitri grounded, neighbours turn to China for relief | India News

NEW DELHI: With the government’s Vaccine Maitri grounded for now, India’s neighbours are looking at China to infuse some life into their own tottering vaccination...

No financial aid given to SII & Bharat Biotech: Govt in SC | India News

NEW DELHI: Clearing a cloud of claims over monetary aid given to Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers, the Centre informed the Supreme Court that it has provided...

Centre pushes back at SC, warns of ‘overzealous judicial intervention’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has conveyed to the Supreme Court that judges have little expertise in dealing with the dynamic nature of numerous challenges posed...

DoT says no link between 5G and Covid; urges public not to be misled by baseless claims | India News

NEW DELHI: The telecom department on Monday asserted that there is absolutely no link between 5G technology and the spread of Covid, and urged the...

Centre indulging in politics over supply of vaccines: Jharkhand health minister | India News

RANCHI: Battling severe vaccine shortage, the Jharkhand government hit out at the Centre and alleged that it was “indulging in politics” by not providing the...

NCP calls for ‘one nation, one policy’ to tackle Covid-19 | India News

MUMBAI: The ruling NCP and Congress in Maharashtra on Monday hit out at the Centre over its handling of the Covid-19 situation in the country...

As news breaks, Cotton Univ celebrates its ‘very own CM’ | India News

GUWAHATI: The Cotton University — erstwhile Cotton College — fraternity was elated after receiving the news of their most popular student union leader from the...

Opposition dials VP Naidu, seeks virtual meetings of Parliamentary standing committees | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress and TMC on Sunday wrote separate letters to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla seeking their...

World’s ‘best’ vaccines could soon come to poor countries | India News

In the 6 months since Covid vaccines became available, those based on mRNA technology have scored top marks. So far, there are only two –...

‘Didi significant frontline occupant of anti-BJP space, but let’s not decide on a leader right now’ | India News

File photo Discussing the implications of the recent round of assembly polls for the opposition, senior Congress MP Abhishek Singhvi told Subodh Ghildiyal that an...

Sad to see health ministry occupy ‘alternative reality’ as ‘nation gasps for breath’: Tharoor | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh Covid-19 cases have been detected...

Amarinder Singh urges PM Narendra Modi to increase oxygen, vaccine supplies | India News

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh (ANI) CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the state’s oxygen quota...

Consensus among MLAs that Badals ruling Punjab, instead of Congress: Navjot Singh Sidhu | India News

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu (File photo) CHANDIGARH: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday sharpened his attack against his own government in Punjab, alleging...

Ten states account for over 71% of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi are among 10 states that account for 71.75% of the 4,03,738 new Covid-19 cases registered in a day, the...

Variant accelerating India’s Covid explosion: WHO top scientist | India News

GENEVA: A Covid-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country’s explosive outbreak, the World Health...

PM calls for vaccine patent waiver, EU says ease curbs on imports | India News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participates in the India-EU Leaders’ meeting through video conferencing (PTI) NEW DELHI: The first India-EU Leaders’ meeting on Saturday saw a...

Release inmates to decongest jails, orders SC | India News

Prisoners of Birsa Munda Central Jail under police custody, arrive for COVID-19 tests (PTI) NEW DELHI: In order to protect prisoners’ right to life, the...

Fix vaccination drive, ensure poor & villagers not left out: Lancet | India News

NEW DELHI: India needs to overcome its shortcomings in combatting Covid quickly by adopting a two-pronged strategy to control the outbreak, that include setting right...

Kerala reports 41,971 cases; pathogen strain more virulent, says CM Vijayan | India News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With Kerala’s positive cases touching nearly 42,000 on Saturday and over four lakh people undergoing treatment for the virus, the Kerala government decided to...

Wake up from slumber, mitigate Covid challenges: IMA to health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday slammed the Union health ministry, saying it is “astonished to see the extreme lethargy and inappropriate...

Shiv Sena slams Modi govt for Central Vista project amid pandemic | India News

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Saturday said that while smaller countries in the neighbourhood are offering help to India to tackle Covid-19, the Modi government...

Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Tamil Nadu announces lockdown to curb Covid-19; what will open and what won’t | India News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced complete lockdown across the state from 4am of May 10 to 4am of May 24, an official...