PM Modi holds Telephonic conversation with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu:Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel on Wednesday; He reiterated his warm congratulations for Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent assumption of office, and expressed confidence that the India-Israel partnership would continue to flourish under PM Netanyahu’s leadership and guidance.
Assam oil well inferno: Two fire fighters dead, houses damaged:At least two fire fighters of Oil India Ltd (OIL) were killed near the oil well blowout site in Assam”s Tinsukia district on Wednesday, while many houses in the adjoining areas were also damaged, officials said.
PM expresses happiness over increasing population of the majestic Asiatic Lion:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his happiness over the increasing population of the majestic Asiatic Lion, living in Gujarat’s Gir Forest.
India now has more COVID-19 survivors than patients : Health Ministry:As many as 5,991 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This takes the total number of patients recovered to 1,35,205, while the total number of active cases is now 1,33,632. For the first time, the total number of recovered patients has exceeded the active cases. The recovery rate now stands at 48.88%.
Rajasthan seals its state borders in wake of surge in COVID-19 cases:The Rajasthan Government sealed all its inter-state borders today in the wake of continuous increase in Corona cases.
Prime Minister conducts review of Kedarnath Reconstruction project:Prime Minister on Wednesday conducted a review of the Kedarnath Math development and reconstruction project with the Uttarakhand state government via video conferencing.
J&K: Three terrorists killed in Shopian encounter:Three militants were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Health Ministry directs all CGHS empanelled hospitals shall provide facilities for COVID treatments:Health and Family Welfare Ministry has ordered that all CGHS empanelled hospitals, which are notified as COVID-Hospitals by State Governments shall provide treatment facilities to CGHS beneficiaries for all COVID related treatments.
Monsoon Session of Parliament likely to be virtual:Parliament is exploring the option of holding the monsoon session through virtual participation of members as plans of holding sittings of the Lok Sabha in the Central Hall and the Rajya Sabha in the lower House chamber have hit a roadblock due to logistical constraints.
COVID-19 recovery rate is 48.88% in country:The Central Government today said that the recovery rate reached to 48.88 per cent in the country and the total number of recovered people from Corona virus reached at 1,35,206.
Vande Bharat Mission, Phase 3: Air India tickets sale from destinations in Europe to India to commence from today:Sale of tickets for third phase of Vande Bharat Mission Air India flights, from destinations in Europe to India will commence from today at 3.30 P.M. (Indian Standard Time)
Railways transports approximately 60 lakh migrant workers to their destination states since 1st May:Indian Railways will continue to provide Shramik Special trains within 24 hours after the demand is received from the states.
PM Modi holds telephonic conversation with Philippines President on steps to tackle COVID-19 pandemic, strengthen bilateral ties:Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with the President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte.
Health Minister: India is in much better place than rest of the world in COVID-19 containment:The 16th meeting of Group of Ministers (GoM) was held in New Delhi through video conference in which containment measures of COVID-19 was reviewed.
High level multi-disciplinary central teams deployed in 15 most affected States, UTs to contain COVID-19:Union Government has deployed high level multi-disciplinary central teams in the most affected 15 States and Union Territories that are witnessing high numbers of COVID -19 infections.
Sri Lanka to hold parliamentary election on 5th August:In Sri Lanka, the date for next parliamentary election has been finally decided for August 5th. The new date comes after elections have been postponed twice because of COVID crisis.
Bangladesh launches plasma network for COVID 19 treatment:The Government of Bangladesh has launched an online network to facilitate plasma exchange between recovered patients of COVID-19 and those undergoing treatment for Corona infection in the country.
ED brings back Rs 1,350-cr worth polished diamonds, pearls of Nirav Modi, Choksi firms from HK:The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday brought back over 2,300 kg of polished diamonds and pearls worth Rs 1,350 crore of firms belonging to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi from Hong Kong, officials said.
Govt hikes custom duty on bamboo to 25 percent: Union Government has hiked Customs duty on bamboo imports by agarbatti manufacturers from 10 per cent to 25 per cent with immediate effect.
EPFO settles 36.02 lakh claims, disburses Rs 11,540 cr in April-May:The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization(EPFO) has settled 36.02 lakh claims and disbursed 11,540 crore rupees to its members during lockdown in the last two months.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman reviews functioning of Public Sector Banks:Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reviewed functioning of Public Sector Banks with regard to loan sanctions for MSMEs and other companies under Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme.
With virtual fans and daily matches, soccer returns to Spain:With virtual crowds, daily matches and lots of testing for the coronavirus, soccer is coming back to Spain. The Spanish league resumes this week more than three months after it was suspended because of the pandemic, becoming the second top league to restart in Europe.