How Centre’s Aug 5 Move Reduced Terror Strikes in Kashmir. But Resurgent Taliban, a New Worry

How Centre's Aug 5 Move Reduced Terror Strikes in Kashmir. But Resurgent Taliban, a New Worry

The Kashmir-based political parties have been observing August 5 as ‘black day’, ever since Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated and lost its special status two years ago. However, a central government data suggests that the move has proved to be a huge success in improving law and order situation in the Valley. There has been … Read more

You Can Now Ask Alexa About COVID-19 Vaccine Availability, Testing Centres in India

Alexa Can Now Locate COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Centres in India: Here’s How

Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant powering its Echo devices, has now been updated with the latest COVID-19 related features for Indian users. Alexa will now be able to help users locate COVID-19 testing and vaccination centres, as well as with information on vaccination availability among other details. Amazon says the information is sourced from authentic sources … Read more

Centre To Establish 1,000 Khelo India Centres Across Country: Anurag Thakur

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Anurag Thakur informed 236 sports academies are being accredited across the country (File) New Delhi: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has decided to establish 1,000 Khelo India centres across the country out of which 360 centres have already been notified, the central government informed on Monday. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, … Read more

Maharashtra Retailers Urge Govt to Consider Reopening of Malls, Shopping Centres

Maharashtra Retailers Urge Govt to Consider Reopening of Malls, Shopping Centres

The Retailers Association of India (RAI) on Wednesday said the prolonged closures of malls in Maharashtra due to COVID-19 have ‘impacted’ around 2 lakh jobs and asked the state government to allow them to operate with necessary safeguards. The closure has put the entire ecosystem that depends on the malls in “serious jeopardy” and is … Read more

It’s Centre’s Responsibility to Prevent Gold Smuggling: Kerala CM

'God of Kerala': Flex Board Near Temple Hailing CM Pinarayi Vijayan Stirs Rows, CPM Denies Hand

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the power and responsibility to crackdown on gold smuggling rackets rest solely with the Centre and its agencies and the state government has nothing to do in it. The Customs and airport security do not come under the jurisdiction of the state, he told the state Assembly … Read more

Mizoram Seeks Centre’s Intervention for Lifting of ‘Economic Blockade’ After Boundary Clash with Assam

Mizoram Seeks Centre's Intervention for Lifting of 'Economic Blockade' After Boundary Clash with Assam

The Mizoram government on Wednesday sought the Centre’s intervention for the lifting of an “economic blockade” staged by the people of Barak Valley in Assam after a recent bloody clash along the inter-state border. Seven people, including six Assam Police personnel, have been killed and over 50 people, including an SP, injured in a clash … Read more

Seafarers Body Seeks Centre’s Help as China ‘Not Allowing’ Ships With Indian Seamen

Seafarers Body Seeks Centre's Help as China 'Not Allowing' Ships With Indian Seamen

The copies of the letter have also been marked to the Ministry of External Affairs and sector regulator, Directorate General of Shipping. According to the Union, around 80 per cent of seafarers on various ships come from India and without them, the shipping industry will collapse and will be in big disaster. PTI Mumbai Last … Read more

Covishield at Delhi Govt Vax Centres to Be Reserved for 2nd Dose Only Till Jul 31

Due to shortage of vaccines, Delhi government has planned to administer Covishield for only those who are due for their second dose, till July 31. (Representational Image)

On account of limited supply of Covid vaccine, the Delhi government on Thursday issued an order to reserve Covishield shots only for beneficiaries whose second dose is due, across all its vaccination centres, till July 31. The order issued by the Directorate of Family Welfare said, all slots, booked online or availed through walk-in shall … Read more

Centre’s Wrong Decisions Killed 50 Lakh In 2nd Covid Wave: Rahul Gandhi

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Rahul Gandhi shared on Twitter a Centre for Global Development study on Covid deaths. File New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today alleged that about 50 lakh Indians died during the second wave of Covid infection due to “wrong decisions” of the Union government. India has officially reported around 4.18 lakh Covid deaths in the … Read more

HC Seeks Centre’s Stand on Plea for Repatriation of Five Indian Seafarers Stranded in Iran

While the petition was listed for hearing on July 27, advocate Gurinder Pal Singh, representing the petitioners, urged the court to pass immediate directions to give financial assistance to the seafarers in Iran. (Image: News18)

While the petition was listed for hearing on July 27, advocate Gurinder Pal Singh, representing the petitioners, urged the court to pass immediate directions to give financial assistance to the seafarers in Iran. (Image: News18) Justice Rekha Palli granted time to Central government counsel to seek instructions on the petition filed by the fathers of … Read more

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