Bhopal Covid funerals exceed govt count

The last rites of 108 people were performed according to coronavirus protocol in Bhopal on Thursday, according...

Bodies pile up at Varanasi’s ghats

The cremation ghats in Varanasi are overflowing with bodies of the Covid dead with queues sometimes stretching...

NEET postponement disappoints aspirants

Pulkit Santoshi has been preparing for the postgraduate medical entrance exam for the past two years. Three d...

Sonia reminds Modi of ‘rajdharma’

Congress president Sonia Gandhi reminded the Prime Minister of his “rajharma” on a day a chief min...

PM wakes up to Kumbh Covid threat

Sections of political leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday voiced concern about the Ku...

Suicide glare on pressure on bank staff

The suicide of a young Kerala bank manager, a widow and mother of two, has once again brought to the fore the ...

India  /  Published 17.04.21

Devotee curbs in Puri temple on weekends

The Puri Shree Jagannath Temple in Odisha will remain closed for devotees on weekends in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases. On Saturday and Sunday, the temple will be disinfected. The Shree Jaganna...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 17.04.21

Nalco gets coal block

The National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), the Navratna CPSE (Central Public Sector Enterprises), and leading producer of alumina and aluminium in the country has been granted the mining lease of...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Prakash Javadekar tests positive for Covid-19

Javadekar had received the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at a private hospital in Pune on March 5. He had appealed to all the citizens to get vaccinated as and when they become eligible. Javadekar ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Nod to extradite Nirav Modi

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has signed off on the order to extradite Nirav Modi, wanted in India on fraud and money laundering charges related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PN...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

India  /  Published 16.04.21

ICSE, ISC exams deferred till June

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations on Friday deferred its Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) examinations until June in view of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases across the co...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Nadda questions Mamata's administrative skills

  Slamming Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "gherao central forces" remark, BJP president JP Nadda on Friday wondered how she has been running the administration for so ma...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Monsoon forecast cheers economists

The Southwest monsoon, which brings more than 75 per cent of rainfall to the country, is expected to be normal this year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday. The Long Period Ave...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Modi: scale up oxygen production

Amid a steep rise in coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday undertook a comprehensive review to ensure adequate medical grade oxygen supply in the country and called for ramping up ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.21

Yediyurappa tests Covid positive, again

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in eight months, and was being shifted to a private hospital for treatment. The 78 year-old Yeddiy...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bangalore

India  /  Published 16.04.21

UP imposes Sunday lockdown to curb Covid

Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, the Uttar Pradesh government has announced a lockdown across the state on Sunday. To enforce wearing of masks, the state government has doubled the fine to Rs 1,000 fo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow


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