India and Germany sign agreement on ‘Cities combating plastic entering the marine environment’: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety signed an agreement on Technical Cooperation titled ‘Cities Combating Plastic Entering the Marine Environment’ at a virtual ceremony in New Delhi today.
Zero tolerance against the hoarders during Covid curfews/ lockdowns: The Department of Consumer Affairs stressed upon all the States/ UTs to adopt zero tolerance against the hoarders so that the supplies of the essential commodities may be maintained during the curfews/ lockdowns imposed due to the pandemic.
Delhi 6-day lockdown: Delhi Metro issues new rules: In view of the Curfew imposed w.e.f. 10 PM today i.e. 19th April 2021 till 5AM on 26 April 2021 by the Govt. for the containment of Covid-19 in NCT Delhi, Metro services on the network during this period will be available as per following details:-
Cabinet Secretary to chair a meeting with Chief Secretaries of 10 states, UTs to discuss availability of Medical Oxygen: Cabinet Secretary has today convened a meeting at 3 PM with Chief Secretaries of 10 states and one Union Territory to discuss the issue of availability and supply of Medical Oxygen.
Union Health Minister says India has launched largest vaccination drive in the world: Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harshvardhan has said that history will be kinder to Dr Manmohan Singh if his offer of constructive cooperation and valuable advice was followed by the Congress leader in such an extraordinary time.
6 day lockdown in National Capital from tonight: The Delhi government has decided to impose a six day long lockdown in the national capital to contain the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 12.38 crores: The cumulativenumber of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country hascrossed12.38 Cr today as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive.
HM Amit Shah says, fight against COVID-19 is topmost priority for government: Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the fight against Covid-19 is the topmost priority for the government.
Campaigning for sixth phase of assembly elections ends this evening in West Bengal: Campaigning for the sixth phase of assembly elections will end today in West Bengal.
Bangladesh extends flight suspension, lock down to be extended by one more week: Amid the continuing spate of record daily deaths due to COVID 19, the government of Bangladesh has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown for one more week.
Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2021 stands postponed due to surge in COVID-19 cases: In an emergency discussion held with Badminton World Federation (BWF), the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has decided to postpone the upcoming Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2021 on Monday in the wake of a sudden rise in the COVID-19 cases in New Delhi and an announcement of the lockdown in the city.
Asian Wrestling Championships gold medallist Ravi Dahiya grateful to Target Olympic Podium Scheme for support: Olympics-bound Ravi Dahiya, who won the gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2021 in Almaty, Uzbekistan, is raring to go for the upcoming games in Tokyo.
Three women, six men in action in quarters on Day 7: World Boxing Championships: The 2019 Asian Youth Champion Vinka and Alfiya Pathan are among the four Indian women boxers who advanced into the semi-finals on the sixth day at the AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland.
Satellite-based real-time monitoring of Himalayan glacial catchments can strengthen early flood warning & minimize disaster risk: Satellite-based real-time monitoring of Himalayan glacial catchments would improve understanding of flood risk in the region and help inform an early flood warning system that could help curb disaster and save human lives, says a recent study.