COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone past 70 lakh, with 49,881 new cases while the recoveries surged to 73.15 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 90.99 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 80,40,203 and […]

Economic recovery faster than expected, confident of meeting $5 trillion target by 2024: PM Modi

Economic recovery faster than expected, confident of meeting $5 trillion target by 2024: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy is getting back on track faster than expected as a timely lockdown and various relief measures announced by the government helped address issues faced by all sections of society and all economic sectors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. He also expressed confidence that the […]

Rajinikanth says doctors advised him against entering politics

CHENNAI: Breaking his silence, actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said he has been advised against entering politics by doctors as he had undergone a kidney transplant and due to the coronavirus pandemic. The actor said he would announce at the appropriate time whether he would enter politics or not after consulting office bearers of his ‘Mandram’. […]

It’s time to take out bicycles & stop using cars, says SC

NEW DELHI: It is time to take out bicycles and stop using “beautiful cars”, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while hearing the matter related to pollution caused in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) due to stubble burning in neighbouring states. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that some experts have informed […]

Fresh Covid-19 cases remain below 45,000 in India; total caseload inch closer to 80 lakh-mark

Fresh Covid-19 cases remain below 45,000 in India; total caseload inch closer to 80 lakh-mark

NEW DELHI: The new coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours remained below 45,000, even as the total Covid-19 caseload inched closer to 80 lakh, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. The country’s Covid-19 caseload mounted to 79,90,322 with 43,893 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the death […]

‘Dynastic corruption’ growing challenge for country: PM Modi

‘Dynastic corruption’ growing challenge for country: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that “dynastic corruption” is a major challenge for the country and lamented that it has become a part of political tradition in many states. Addressing a conference, he said that corruption which goes on from one generation to another makes the country hollow like a termite. […]

India will drive global energy demand: PM Modi

India will drive global energy demand: PM Modi

New Delhi: India will drive the global energy demand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he showcased his government’s recent reforms in the sector to global investors. Speaking at the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, Modi said the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in global energy demand falling by one-third, investment decisions being impacted […]

COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,959 with 45,148 new cases

COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,959 with 45,148 new cases

New Delhi: New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the second time this month, while the new fatalities registered during the same period fell under 500 after 108 days,according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. India’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 79,09,959 with 45,148 […]

India ranks 6th most positive about teachers in 35- country survey

India ranks 6th most positive about teachers in 35- country survey

LONDON: India ranks among the world’s top 10 countries when it comes to valuing its teaching workforce, according to a new 35-country global survey-based report. ‘Reading Between The Lines: What The World Really Thinks of Teachers’, released by the UK-based Varkey Foundation last week, found that India was sixth when it comes to people’s implicit, […]

Remember soldiers guarding our borders, light a ‘diya’ for them: PM Modi

Remember soldiers guarding our borders, light a ‘diya’ for them: PM Modi

New Delhi: Asserting that India stands firmly with its brave soldiers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to light a ‘diya’ at their homes to honour security forces guarding its borders while they celebrate festivals. In his monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio broadcast, Modi wished people on Dussehra and said that with various […]

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