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Surge in 6 states, Maharashtra worst hit: India’s Covid situation in 6 charts | India News

NEW DELHI: A marginal, yet consistent, rise in daily coronavirus cases has stoked fresh concerns in India even as the country has expanded its vaccination...

Centre’s ‘silence’ indicates steps being planned against farmers protest, claims BKU leader | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre’s “silence” over the ongoing farmers protest seems to have left the farm leaders guessing and apprehensive about the government’s possible next...

PM Modi sends out key message as he takes Covaxin shot | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. He also became the first person to be inoculated...

Six states contribute to 87 per cent of new Covid-19 cases in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The ministry of health and family welfare on Monday said six states in India continue to report an increased number of daily new...

Tamil Nadu assembly polls; BJP takes 60-constituency list to AIADMK, may get 21 | India News

CHENNAI: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam on Sunday met Union home minister Amit Shah to finalise seats for the BJP...

What PM Modi told nurse who gave him Covid vaccine shot | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered coronavirus vaccine on Monday by Puducherry nurse P Niveda. Another nurse, who assisted sister Niveda, was Rosamma...

China appears to warn India: Push too hard and the lights could go out | India News

WASHINGTON — Early last summer, Chinese and Indian troops clashed in a surprise border battle in the remote Galwan Valley, bashing each other to death...

Patent success rate: 40% abroad, 10% here | India News

NEW DELHI: Indian researchers, scientists and innovators appear to have more success in obtaining patents when they file applications in another country. Analysis of data...

Sign up from 9am today for vaccine at 136 private, 56 government hospitals in Delhi | India News

NEW DELHI: India is set to enter the second phase of Covid-19 vaccinations on Monday, when registrations will open at 9am for senior citizens (60...

Rally of Left-Cong-ISF’s 3rd alternative calls for ‘janhit sarkar’; cracks in alliance evident on Day 1 | India News

KOLKATA: After a decade of losing power, the Left Front, in alliance with the Congress and the newly formed Indian Secular Front (ISF) on Sunday...

My dream is to see India and Pakistan become ‘true good friends’, says Malala Yousafzai | India News

NEW DELHI: The old philosophy of having borders and divisions doesn’t work anymore and the people in India and Pakistan want to live in peace,...

Arrival of ‘sticky bombs’ in Kashmir sets off alarm bells | India News

The ‘sticky bombs’ are being smuggled in from Pakistan via drones and tunnels, Indian security agencies believe (File photo) SRINAGAR: Security forces battling a decades-long...

65% low, lower-middle income countries slashed education budgets after Covid-19 outbreak: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Education budgets were cut by 65 per cent of low and lower-middle income countries after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic while only...

PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission: Isro places Brazilian satellite in orbit | India News

CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation placed Amazonia-1, an optical earth observation satellite from Brazil, into a sun synchronous polar orbit on Sunday. PSLV-C51 carrying...

700 species will lose habitat to warming by 2070, finds study | India News

What climate change pushes, human activity aggravates. In another 50 years, high emissions could push most of the habitats of 35% of mammals and 29%...

In bid to boost food industry, govt maps products unique to districts | India News

NEW DELHI: If you want to start a business in food products, it would serve you well to look at the farm/animal/marine product-specific map with...

Covid vax price to be capped at R250/dose at private hospitals | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100,...

Congress getting weaker, say G23 ‘dissenters’; party hits back, questions their role in strengthening organisation | India News

NEW DELHI: The deep differences within the Congress were once again out in the open on Saturday, with the G23 “dissenters” going public with their...

Single-phase poll in Bengal if BJP voted to power: Dilip Ghosh | India News

KOLKATA: Slamming West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for raising questions over eight-phase assembly elections, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Saturday said it was...

UK district judge flings away Justice Markandey Katju’s expert evidence in Nirav Modi case | India News

NEW DELHI: An UK district judge flung away the expert evidence given by retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on behalf of diamantaire Nirav Modi...

Restoring democratic order should be the priority of all stakeholders in Myanmar: India at UNGA | India News

UNITED NATIONS: Restoring democratic order in Myanmar should be the priority of all stakeholders and the detained leaders be released, India has told a UN...

Research shows early detection of colon cancer possible | India News

GUWAHATI: Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G), and Cotton University (CU) have achieved a major breakthrough by developing an automated system to...

Tamil Nadu: No Amma, no Kalaignar. It’s EPS vs Stalin | India News

CHENNAI: The stage is set in Tamil Nadu for a do-or-die battle between AIADMK member and outgoing CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (better known as EPS)...

Assam poll dates: Geographical, ethnic & linguistic factors at play | India News

GUWAHATI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) seems to have strictly followed distinctive geographical, ethnic and linguistic divisions while finalizing the poll schedule for the...

RJD to contest assembly polls in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal; JD(U) to go solo in two states | India News

PATNA: Bihar’s both leading regional parties- Lalu Prasad-led RJD and CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Friday gird up their loins to contest the forthcoming assembly...