HM Amit Shah addresses BJP’s first virtual rally in Bihar:Home Minister Amit Shah addresses BJP’s first virtual rally in Bihar; says people should come together in fight against Coronavirus.
States to open religious places, shopping malls, restaurants & hotels from tomorrow:States and Union Territories are gearing up to open religious places, malls, restaurants, hotels and offices from Monday. Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry had on June 4 issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) to open up these places.
Over 65,000 Indians return on nearly 350 flights since May 6: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri:Over six lakh passengers have flown on nearly seven thousand flights since domestic operations resumed in the country. In a series of tweets, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said, on Saturday departure flights were 674 with 65,080 passengers while the number of arrival flights were 678 handling 65,243 passengers.
Delhi states borders to reopen from tomorrow:Delhi state borders will be opened from tomorrow.
Delhi likely to witness partly cloudy sky, Maximum Temp. expected to be 38°C:The National capital Delhi recorded minimum temperature of 26 degrees Celsius. Maximum temperature is expected to hover around 38 degrees Celsius with partly cloudy sky with possibility of development of thunder lightening.
Recovery rate of COVID-19 improves to 48.36 percent:The Central Government today said that the COVID-19 recovery rate is 48.36 per cent in the country and one lakh 19 thousand 293 people have recovered so far from corona virus so far.
UP govt. decides to open Religious places, Malls & Hotels from tomorrow:In Uttar Pradesh, the state government in consonance with guidelines of Union Government has decided to open Religious places, Malls, Hotels and restaurants from tomorrow in the state.
Churches in Goa not to open from tomorrow:Churches and mosques will not reopen in Goa despite permission from the Central government to do so with leaders of the respective communities saying that the situation is still not conducive for reopening places of worship
INS Jalashwa reaches Tuticorin Harbour carrying 700 Indian Nationals from Maldives:Indian naval ship INS Jalashwa reached Tuticorin Port in Tamil Nadu this morning, bringing back 700 stranded Indians in the Maldives.
Union Minister writes to Punjab Chief Minister for Jal Jeevan Mission:Union Minister of Jal Shakti,Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has complimented the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh for taking steps to provide tap connections to all rural households by March, 2020.
Meeting between India and China held in cordial and positive atmosphere: MEA:India and China have agreed to peacefully resolve situation in border areas in accordance with various bilateral agreements, keeping in view the agreement between the leaders that peace and tranquility in India-China border regions is essential for overall development of bilateral relations.
States gear up to open Religious places, Shopping Malls, Restaurants & Hotels from tomorrow:Staes and Union Territories are gearing up to open religious places, malls, restaurants, hotels and offices from tomorrow. Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry had on June 4 issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) to open up the these places.
Coal India Arm Western Coalfields opens 3 new coal mines:Coal India Subsidiary Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) opened 3 new coal mines in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh today having combined annual production capacity of 2.9 million tonnes (MT).
Southwest Monsoon advances into some more parts of South Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal:According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department:
Central Government pushes for 100% household tap connections in rural areas of West Bengal:In continuation of various initiatives taken up to improve the lives of people of this country, ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ was launched by Government of India last year to provide every rural household in the country a Functional Household Tap Connection for supply of potable water in adequate quantity and of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis.
Task Force set up to examine matters pertaining to age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering MMR, improvement of nutritional levels and related issues:The Government of India in a gazette notification issued on 04th June 2020, has set up a Task Force to examine matters pertaining to age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering MMR, improvement of nutritional levels and related issues.
Tiger has been taken from brink to an assured path of recovery: Environment Ministry:Environment Ministry has said that due to efforts of government thorough the National Tiger Conservation Authority, the tiger has been taken from the brink to an assured path of recovery.
NITI Aayog and MicroSave Consulting hold Int’l webinar on Cash Support Payments to the most vulnerable:NITI Aayog and MicroSave Consulting organised an international webinar on 5 June to discuss and share lessons from India’s successful cash support payments to the most vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh congratulates MDoNER for achieving 100% expenditure during 2019-20:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh on Saturday launched a Booklet and its e-version on one year achievements of the Ministry of Department of Development of North Eastern Region, MDoNER.
Delhi government asks private hospital not to deny admission to suspected Covid-19 patients:Delhi government has said that suspected patients of Covid-19 cannot be denied admission by any hospital in Delhi.
India, China High level Army delegation talks at Moldo- Chushul border post concludes :The High-level army delegation talks between India and China at Moldo- Chushul border post on Chinese side, have concluded, on Saturday.
Body of Army Havaldar P. Mathiazhagan buried with full military honours in Tamilnadu:The body of Havaldar P. Mathiazhagan who died on the Indo-Pak border was buried with full military honours in his home village of Sreerangaikadu near Salem in Tamilnadu Saturday evening .
Nepal: 213 new corona cases reported:Nepal reports 213 new cases of COVID-19; total number goes to 3448. 102 persons cured and discharged from various hospitals today with this 467 people recovered so far.
Minister infected by Corona, more areas brought under red zone in Bangladesh:The spread of Coronavirus infection continued to rise in Bangladesh with record number of deaths in a single day reported in the country on Sunday. In the meanwhile, Bangladesh Minister for Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) affairs Bir Bahadur Ushwe Singh who was found Corona positive has been airlifted to the military hospital in Dhaka from Bandarban.
Condolences from Netanyahu, a week after police kill autistic Palestinian:More than a week after Israeli police shot dead an unarmed and autistic Palestinian in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called the killing a tragedy and offered his condolences to the family.
Dozens in Hong Kong protest U.S. police violence:Dozens of people gathered in front of the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest the death of American George Floyd, who died when a white police officer in Minneapolis knelt on his neck.
OPEC and its allies agree to cut oil production by about 10% till July:Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allied nations have agreed to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to boost energy prices hard hit by the Coronavirus pandemic.
China’s foreign trade reaches 11.54 trillion yuan in first five months:China’s total foreign trade value reached 11.54 trillion yuan in the first five months of 2020, with exports continuing growing in May, official data showed Sunday.
Australia extends support to airlines for domestic flights:The Australian government said on Sunday it will continue to underwrite domestic flights through September, extending its aid for airlines such as Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd’s hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.
PSBs sanction loans worth over Rs 17,705 cr under ECLGS till Friday:Public Sector Banks have sanctioned loans worth over 17 thousand 7 hundred 5 crore rupees under the 100 per cent Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme till Friday.
Growth trajectory of direct tax collection and recent direct tax reforms:There are reports in a certain section of media that the growth of direct taxes collection for the FY 2019-20 has fallen drastically and buoyancy of the direct tax collection as compared to the GDP growth has reached negative.
RCF crosses Rs. 100 crore mark in cumulative sales of its industrial products in current financial year:Despite the current COVID19 situation Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd- RCF a PSU Under the Department of Fertilizers government of India has been successful in keeping its operations running and has crossed Rs. 100 Crores in sales of its Industrial Products in the first two months of the current Financial year 2020-21.
IIT, Hyderabad develops COVID-19 test kit that can deliver results within 20 minutes:Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad has developed a unique COVID-19 test kit that can deliver results within 20 minutes. The researchers at the Institute have claimed that the test kit is not based on the RT-PCR methodology but uses an alternative way to identify unique sequences in the COVID-19 genome.
NBRIC develops diagnostic kits for COVID-19:National Biomedical Resources Indigenization Consortium, NBRIC constituted by the Department of Biotechnology under Central Government as a collaborative Public Private Partnership has developed diagnostic kits for COVID-19.
Novel recipe for fabrication of Transparent Conducting Glass can bring down cost of smart windows, touch screens, solar cells:In recent years, the demand of transparent conducting glasses (TCG) with high light transparency has tremendously increased due to its wide range of applications in optoelectronic devices such as smart windows, solar cells, touch screen/ touch sensors, and so on.
CeNS synthesises novel photo-sensitive cholesteric liquid crystals for display devices at room temperature:Scientists from Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bengaluru an autonomous institute of the Department of Science & Technology have synthesised a series of novel photo-sensitive cholesteric liquid crystals at room temperature for widest thermal range which can be used to make optical storage devices such as optically rewritable boards, advertising boards and so on.
Scientists develop indigenous nasopharyngeal swabs:In the current pandemic scenario, global supplies of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs are not dependable resulting in supply chain delays, escalating prices and variable quality. CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, has developed an indigenous NP swab for collecting samples from the throat cavity of COVID-19 patients.
IASST develops a new process for synthesizing crystalline Rubrene useful for optoelectronic devices:Scientists at the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), an autonomous institute of the Department of Science & Technology, have found a new process for synthesizing crystalline rubrene, a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-based thin film which can be useful for the development of optoelectronic devices and also for preparation of Electronic Skin (E-Skin).
COVID19: DoPT asks all govt. servants to strictly adhere to safety measures:Department of Personnel and Training has asked all government servants to strictly adhere to the practices of social distancing norms and health and hygiene practices to contain spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings.
South Africa government, private hospitals agree deal on COVID-19 patients:The South African government has agreed how much it will pay private hospitals and medical practitioners to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients if public hospitals run out of space, according to sources.
China to strengthen global cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine trials:China will strengthen international cooperation in future COVID-19 clinical vaccine trials, building on earlier collaboration in vaccine development, the science and technology minister said on Sunday.
China completes first-ever systematic monitoring of wild giant pandas:China released its first-ever systematic data on wild pandas on Friday, as part of a pilot project to establish monitoring sites in wild panda habitats across the country to ensure the protection of the country’s national treasure.
820 centrally protected monuments under ASI to open from tomorrow:Ministry of Culture has approved opening of 820 centrally protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India-ASI from Monday.