NHRC Issues Notice to UP Govt Over Chaining of Elderly Prisoner to Hospital Bed in Etah

NHRC Issues Notice to UP Govt Over Chaining of Elderly Prisoner to Hospital Bed in Etah

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the chaining of a 92-year-old prisoner to his hospital bed during treatment at the Etah district hospital, officials said on Friday. The NHRC has sought a report from the state government within six weeks of receipt of the notice. … Read more

Centre Asks Kejriwal Govt to Comply With Provisions of Nat’l Food Security Act by June 30

Centre Asks Kejriwal Govt to Comply With Provisions of Nat'l Food Security Act by June 30

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has written to the Delhi government’s secretary of Food and Civil Supplies Department seeking compliance with provisions under the National Food Security Act, 2013, by June 30. The letter came a day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal re-sent a file to Lt-Governor Anil Baijal regarding … Read more

Four Covid-hit Lions in Tamil Nadu Zoo Infected With Delta Variants, Govt Forms Task Force for Support

Four Covid-hit Lions in Tamil Nadu Zoo Infected With Delta Variants, Govt Forms Task Force for Support

Genome sequencing of the samples of four COVID-19 infected lions at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park (AAZP) at Vandalur, near here, has revealed that they belong to Pangolin lineage B.1.617.2 and are Delta variants as per WHO nomenclature, the park said on Friday. On May 11, this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) classified B.1.617.2 … Read more

Pre-poll Bonanza for 5.4L Govt Employees, Punjab to Implement Pay Panel Recommendations

Combative Capt Amarinder Pulls in Regional Leaders to Counter Dissidents in Congress

In a move that will benefit over 5.4 lakh serving and retired government employees in the state, the Punjab Government has decided to accept the recommendations of the 6th Pay Commission and implement them from July 1. The decision will be implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016. This decision, however, will lead to … Read more

Asaram Hospitalised, His Plea for Shifting to Ayurvedic Centre Infructuous: Raj Govt to SC

Father of Minor Child Survivor Moves Supreme Court, Opposes Bail Plea of Asaram Bapu

New Delhi: The Rajasthan government on Friday told the Supreme Court that self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, serving a life term in two rape cases, has been hospitalised and is in intensive care unit. A bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and M R Shah was informed by senior advocate Manish Singhvi, appearing for Rajasthan, that Asaram’s … Read more

Beneficiaries Protest Against Govt Housing Project In Ranchi

Beneficiaries Protest Against Govt Housing Project In Ranchi

The Light House project, a scheme launched by the Jharkhand government to provide ‘pucca’ houses to the poor, has been facing protests in Ranchi. The people who are supposed to benefit from this project are protesting against this. On Thursday, locals protested by raising slogans against the housing project being built in the HEC area … Read more

Govt Rules Out Repeal of New Farm Laws, Says Ready to Resume Talks on Provisions

Agri Minister Tomar Says Govt Ready for Talks on Issues Other Than Agri Bills, Farmer Unions Unmoved

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday ruled out repealing the three new farm laws but said the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmer unions on provisions of the legislations. The government and unions have held 11 rounds of talks, the last being on January 22, to break the deadlock and end … Read more

Andhra Govt Extends Curfew Till June 30, Relaxes Timings by 4 Hours

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Police officers stop a cyclist for violating curfew norms. (PTI) In East Godavari district, which is still reporting a higher number of coronavirus cases, the curfew will be in force from 2 pm to 6 am. News18 Last Updated:June 18, 2021, 18:04 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to further … Read more

Vaccines Give 94% Protection Against Covid-19, Cut Hospitalisation Risk by 80%: Govt

News18 Daybreak | Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Top 3 States by Vaccination Rate; Possible Third Covid Wave Unlikely to Affect Kids

Vaccination against the COVID-19 gives at least 94 per cent protection from the infection and reduced the chances of hospitalisation by 75-80 per cent, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said in a Health Ministry briefing on Friday. He further cited studies on efficiency of vaccine in healthcare workers which show that the possibility of needing … Read more

Govt Amends Cable TV Network Rules to Provide Statutory Mechanism for Grievance Redressal

Govt Amends Cable TV Network Rules to Provide Statutory Mechanism for Grievance Redressal

The Centre has amended the Cable Television Network Rules to provide for a three-layer statutory mechanism for the redressal of complaints relating to content broadcast by television channels. The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry notified the Cable Television Networks (Amendment) Rules, 2021 in an official gazette on Thursday. “The @MIB_India has by amending the Cable … Read more

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