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People taking COVID-19 vaccine should not abandon safety measures: Health ministry

The Union government on Tuesday warned that people who get vaccinated in the phase 1 of the COVID-19 vaccination programme should not dump the safety protocols that they have been following until now. The health ministry said that even those who get vaccinated should wear masks, maintain physical distance and regularly wash hands to contain...

Rajnath Singh reaches Goa to ascertain health of Shripad Naik

Defence minister Rajnath Singh flew to Goa on Tuesday to meet his colleague Shripad Naik who underwent surgeries at a state-run hospital after he met with an accident in the neighbouring Karnataka. Notably, Shripad Naik received serious injuries while he was returning to Goa from Karnataka’s Dharmasthala. Unfortunately, his wife and an aide died in...

PM Modi says youth must enter politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged youngsters to join politics to make positive changes in society and end dynastic politics. PM Modi was addressing the valedictory programme of the National Youth Parliament Festival on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary. The prime minister said Indian politics require young people so that it could be...

Supreme Court suspends controversial farm laws

The Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the new farm laws passed by the Centre that has resulted in countrywide protests, with farmers alleging that the laws are not in their interest and would benefit the corporate players. The court’s decision has come as a major blow for the Union government that was hell-bent on implementing...

First batch of COVID-19 vaccine received by Ahmedabad, 12 other cities

With pan India vaccination for COVID-19 all set to begin from January 16, the first batch of Serum Institute of India’s ‘Covishield’ left Pune for 13 cities including Ahmedabad. The first batch of the vaccine has been already received by Gujarat. Health minister Nitin Patel was present at the Ahmedabad airport to receive the stock....

India’s daily surge in COVID-19 cases dips to 12,584

The health ministry on Tuesday informed that 12,584 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 1.04 crore. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...

Rajasthan man leaks Army’s information to ISI for pictures of naked women

The Rajasthan CID (special branch) on Sunday arrested the husband of a former sarpanch from Jaisalmer district who was honey-trapped by a Pakistani ISI agent and leaked sensitive information about the Indian Army. The 42-year-old Satyanarayan Paliwal was arrested on charges of spying under the Officials Secrets Act, 1923. Paliwal confessed during interrogation that he...

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma blessed with baby girl

Cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma on Monday were blessed with a baby girl. The good news was shared by Virat Kohli on his Twitter account. The couple also requested people to respect its privacy at the moment. Notably, Anushka delivered the baby in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. The couple had reached the hospital...

SC lambasts Centre for poor handling of farmers’ protest

The Supreme Court on Monday lambasted the Union government for its poor handling of the farmers’ protest. The court said that the situation has become worse and it was disappointed with the manner in which the negotiation with farmers was handled by the Centre. The apex court’s remarks came during the hearing on petitions challenging...

Reliance enters into rice deal with Karnataka farmers

Reliance Retail Limited, an arm of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has entered into a deal with the farmers of Sindhanur taluk in Raichur district of Karnataka for the procurement of 1,000 quintals of Sona Masoori—a variety of rice. The deal is being hailed as the first such transaction between a corporate and farmers...

Indian Army returns Chinese soldier held in Ladakh

The Chinese soldier, who was arrested last week on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, has been handed back to China on Monday. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier was handed back to China at the Chushul-Moldo meeting at 10.10 AM. China had demanded the immediate return of its...

16,311 COVID-19 cases, 161 deaths in a day in India

The health ministry on Monday informed that 16,311 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 1.04 crore. So far, the biggest single-day surge of 97,894 COVID-19 cases was reported in India on September 17. The...