One million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India in just 6 days: Health ministry

One million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India in just 6 days: Health ministry

New Delhi: India took only 6 days to administer one million COVID-19 vaccine doses, a count which is higher than that of countries like the US and the UK, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday as the number of beneficiaries who have received the anti-coronavirus shots inched close to 16 lakh. The UK took […]

Covid-19: India records 14,849 fresh cases, 155 more fatalities

Covid-19: India records 14,849 fresh cases, 155 more fatalities

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 caseload has gone up to 1,06,54,533 with 14,849 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection in a day, while the number of recoveries has surged to 1,03,16,786, according to the health ministry. The death toll due to the viral disease has climbed to 1,53,339 with 155 more fatalities, the ministry’s data […]

PM Modi exhorts youths to defeat ‘network of lies and rumours’ on Covid-19 vaccination

PM Modi exhorts youths to defeat ‘network of lies and rumours’ on Covid-19 vaccination

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Indian scientists have done their duty by developing the Covid-19 vaccine and “now we have to fulfil ours” by defeating through the right information every network spreading lies and rumours. Addressing NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and artists who would be participating in the Republic Day parade, […]

Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi, says Chinese troops occupying Indian territory

TIRUPUR: Continuing to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his second day of campaign in Tamil Nadu, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged Chinese troops have occupied Indian territory and the man with “56 inch-chest” cannot even utter the name of the neighbouring country. Addressing meetings here and in neighbouring Erode as part of […]

PM Modi pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

PM Modi pays tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary on Saturday and said a grateful nation will always remember his sacrifice and dedication for its independence. Modi will be in West Bengal on Saturday to address “Parakram Diwas” celebrations in Kolkata to commemorate Bose’s birth […]

India should have four capitals on a rotation basis: Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said India should have four capitals on a rotation basis and sessions of Parliament should be held in different locations in the country. She also slammed the Centre for its decision to observe January 23 as ‘Parakram Diwas’ to commemorate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas […]

With 14,256 fresh cases, India’s Covid-19 tally climbs to 1,06,39,684

With 14,256 fresh cases, India’s Covid-19 tally climbs to 1,06,39,684

NEW DELHI: With 14,256 fresh cases, India’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 1,06,39,684 on Saturday, while 1,03,00,838 patients have recuperated so far, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.81 per cent, according to the health ministry. There are 1,85,662 active cases of the coronavirus infection in the country currently, which accounts for only 1.78 per cent […]

PM Modi seeks to dispel fears over Covid vaccine

PM Modi seeks to dispel fears over Covid vaccine

LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to dispel fears and misconceptions over the efficacy and safety of Covid vaccines in an interaction with health workers in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency. “When doctors and health workers give a clean chit to the vaccine, it sends a very strong message among people about the […]

India records 14,545 new cases

India records 14,545 new cases

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,06,25,428with 14,545 people testing positive for corona virus infection in a day, while the recoveries have surged to 1,02,83,708, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll increased to 1,53,032 with 163 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The […]

Govt offers to amend farm laws; farmer leaders insist on repeal, discussion on MSP

Govt offers to amend farm laws; farmer leaders insist on repeal, discussion on MSP

NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday offered to amend the three contentious farm laws at their 10th round of talks with protesting unions but farmer leaders stuck to their demand for a complete repeal of the Acts and alleged that the Centre was avoiding discussion on a legal guarantee for MSP. Farmer leaders said there […]

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