India reports 20,550 new COVID-19 cases, 286 deaths

NEW DELHI: India reported as many as 20,550 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total positive coronavirus cases to 1,02,44,853, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Wednesday. The total figure includes 2,62,272…

UPPL-GSP-BJP alliance has majority, will stake claim to form next BTC: Assam Minister

Guwahati: Assam Cabinet Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that along with United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) and Gana Surakha Party (GSP), the BJP will stake a claim to form next Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) in the region. “United…

What is a property card? Details here

GUWAHATI: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the distribution of property cards under the Survey of Villages And Mapping With Improvised Technology In Village Areas (SVAMITVA) scheme. The launch will enable around 1 lakh property holders to download their…

China coronavirus outbreak: India to send plane to evacuate Indians from Wuhan

VADODARA: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that the Indian Embassy in Beijing is in close contact with the Chinese government in order to facilitate the evacuation process of the Indians, mostly students, from Wuhan by sending a…

PM Modi wishes nation on Eid al-Adha

New Delhi: Greeting people on Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hoped that the festival will further the spirit of peace and happiness in the society. Eid al-Adha, also called festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated on Monday. “My…

Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend Right To Information Act after division

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill after division that allows the Central government to notify the term of office for the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs) with the Opposition slamming the measure as…

National Medical Commission Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which seeks to replace the 63-year-old Medical Council of India (MCI) to reform the medical sector in India, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday. The Bill, introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan,…

Plea in HC for equal status to ‘Vande Mataram’ as that of national anthem

New Delhi: A plea was Monday filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to frame a policy to equally propagate the national anthem and the national song — ‘Vande Mataram’. The plea, filed by BJP leader and…

20 iron ore mines auctioned till date: Steel Minister

New Delhi:The government Monday said 20 iron ore blocks having reserves of 583.057 million tonne (MT) have been auctioned till date. The government has notified Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015 to streamline grant of mining leases…

We bounced back with flying colours: ISRO chief

Sriharikota (AP): “We bounced back with flying colours… success is coming after a hallow”, a beaming Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman said after the successful launch of Moon mission Chandrayaan-2, which was hit by a technical snag last week. Addressing the…

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