PM Modi reviews research & vaccine deployment ecosystem against COVID-19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a review meeting of the research and vaccine deployment ecosystem against the COVID-19 pandemic including testing technologies, contact tracing, drugs and therapeutics.
Govt urges all citizens to contribute to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund:Government has requested all citizens to connect with the cause of war-widows, Ex-Servicemen, wards of the martyred soldiers and contribute generously to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund in solidarity with the soldiers and their next of Kin or dependents.
International Day of Rural Women being observed today:Today is International Day of Rural Women. The Day recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.
Covid-19 recovery rate improves to 87.36 per cent:Government today said that the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached to 87.36 per cent. During the last 24 hours, more than 81 thousand COVID patients have recovered.
Nation pays tribute to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary:Nation pays tribute to former President Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary. Dr Kalam is also known as the Missile Man of India. President Ram Nath Kovind ,Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Dr Kalam.
Anti-pollution measures under GRAP come into force in Delhi-NCR region:Anti-pollution measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) will come into force today in the Delhi-NCR region. Delhi Government has banned use of electricity generators, except those needed for essential or emergency services, in the national capital.
Nitin Gadkari initiates simultaneous blasting for Zojila Tunnel in J&K, Ladakh:Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari initiated the first blasting for Zojila tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir today.
President Kovind and Turkmenistan President hold telephonic talk:President Ram Nath Kovind, received a telephone call on Thursday from Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the President of Turkmenistan.
Well-marked low pressure area persists over south central Maharashtra and adjoining south Konkan: IMD:According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):
India sets unprecedented record of corona recoveries, doubles time nearly 73 days:India is reporting a progressively high increase in the recoveries and a persistent decline in the percentage active cases.
Environment Minister flags off 50 CPCB teams for survey of air pollution hotspots:Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar flagged off 50 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) teams for pollution control in Delhi-NCR on Thursday.
COVID-19 recovery rate in India improves to 87.36%:The government on Thursday said that the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has reached to 87.36 per cent.
India is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of generic medicines: DV Sadananda Gowda:Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda has said India is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of generic medicines across the world.
Centre to provide all assistance to rain-battered Telangana and Andhra Pradesh:The Centre is closely monitoring the situation in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in the wake of heavy rainfall.
Take a look at the weather forecast in your city:National Capital Delhi saw mild fog in the morning and will witness partly cloudy sky later.
MoRTH minister Nitin Gadkari starts ZojiLa Tunnel work with ceremonial blast:Union Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari began the ZojiLa Tunnel works with ceremonial blast, at ZojiLa in Kargil district on Thursday
Unlock: Cinema halls, multiplexes to re-opening today:Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes in the country will re-open on Thursday, with only 50 per cent seating capacity.
Cabinet announces special package of Rs. 520 cr for J&K, Ladakh:The Union Cabinet has approved a special package worth Rs. 520 crore for Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh for a period of five years till 2023-24.
Entire North Konkan updated to Red Alert including Mumbai, Thane:Entire North Konkan has been updated to Red Alert including Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, which are likely to receive extremely heavy rains accompanied with lightning, thundering and gusty winds.
Beijing city tightens rules for entry of people from Qingdao, the new cluster of local COVID infections:Chinese capital city Beijing has tightened the entry of people from Qingdao after it reported five close contacts linked to confirmed COVID-19 cases in east China city.
China has no locus standi to comment on India’s internal matters: MEA:New Delhi today said that China has no locus standi to comment on India’s internal matters.
Bangladesh a key partner in the Indo-pacific region: US:The US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E Biegun has said that Bangladesh is a key partner of the US in the Indo-pacific region.
Bangladesh rejects Chinese corona vaccine co-financing request:Bangladesh will not co-finance the phase 3 trial of the Corona vaccine being developed by the Chinese company Sinovac Biotech.
President’s son Barron tested positive for COVID-19: Melania Trump:President Donald Trump’s 14-year-old son, Barron, tested positive for COVID-19 but exhibited no symptoms after both of his parents contracted the virus, first lady Melania Trump said on Wednesday.
Russian spacecraft with an American and two Russian cosmonauts reaches ISS:A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts successfully reached the International Space Station after blasting off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, live footage broadcast by Russia’s space agency Roscosmos showed.
Sensex falls 1066 pts to end at 39,728; Nifty down by 291 pts to 11,680:Equity benchmarks today snapped winning rally of ten sessions amid a massive selloff in global share markets.
Gold prices fall to Rs. 32 to Rs. 51,503 per 10 gram in Delhi:Gold prices today declined Rs. 32 to Rs. 51,503 per 10 gram in the national capital.India designated Vice-Chair of OECD Working Group on GLP:India has been designated the ‘Vice-Chair’ of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Working Group of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), recognising the contribution of the Indian GLP programme.
G20 offers a 6-month debt relief extension to poor countries:The G20 nations have announced a six-month extension to a debt suspension initiative for poor countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Sports Ministry issues SOPs for use of swimming pools for sports persons:The Sports Ministry has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for use of swimming pools for sports persons. The Home Ministry had allowed swimming pools to open for the purpose of training from 15 October.
Facebook takes down New Zealand party’s page ahead of election:Ahead of the general elections in New Zealand, Facebook announced it was shutting down Advance New Zealand party’s page over allegedly spreading misinformation about coronavirus.
Thousands more underfed children may die due to COVID-19: WHO:An extra 10,000 children per month may die this year from malnutrition due to the COVID-19 crisis, the head of the World Health Organisation warned on Wednesday.
World Students Day celebrated to mark Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary:World Students Day is celebrated on October 15 on the occasion of Dr. A.P.J Kalam’s birth anniversary.