Minimum temperature in some places in Kashmir settles above normal

Minimum temperature in some places in Kashmir settles above normal

Srinagar: There was some respite from the intense cold wave conditions in Kashmir as the minimum temperature improved by several degrees, officials said here on Sunday. The night temperature at most places in the valley on Saturday night was above normal for this part of the season, the officials said. The minimum temperature in Srinagar, […]

India’s Covid vaccination drive completes 1 year, over 156.76 crore doses administered so far

India’s Covid vaccination drive completes 1 year, over 156.76 crore doses administered so far

NEW DELHI: The countrywide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on Sunday completed one year, during which over 156.76 crore of vaccine doses were administered. According to health ministry officials, over 92 per cent of the adult population have received at least one dose while over 68 per cent have been fully vaccinated. The Centre will issue […]

Vaccination drive added great strength to fight against COVID: Modi

NEW DELHI: Lauding India’s COVID-19 vaccination drive as it completes a year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it has added great strength to the fight against the pandemic and has resulted in saving lives and protecting livelihoods. “When the pandemic first struck, not much was known about the virus. However, our scientists and […]

BJP’s hate politics responsible for unemployment: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the BJP’s politics of “hatred” is very harmful for the country and is also responsible for unemployment. The former Congress chief said this a day after he attacked the BJP government by putting out an online quiz. “I also believe that the hate politics of the […]

Indian, Russia navies conduct passing exercise in Arabian Sea

New Delhi: The navies of India and Russia conducted a passing exercise in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy said on Sunday. Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and built guided-missile destroyer INS Kochi exercised with Russian Federation Navy’s destroyer Admiral Tributs on Friday, it mentioned. “The exercise showcased cohesiveness and interoperability between the two navies and […]

Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU: Doctor

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to be under treatment in the ICU of a city hospital here, the doctor treating her said on Sunday. The 92-year-old singer tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai last week. Associate […]

Shocked by Centre’s move to reject Bengal tableau from Republic Day parade, Mamata writes to Modi

Kolkata: Expressing shock over the Centre’s decision to exclude West Bengal’s tableau, which was set to highlight contributions of freedom fighters, from the upcoming Republic Day Parade in Delhi, Chief Minister Mamara Banerjee on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to reconsider the decision as people of the state would be “pained” […]