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COVID-19 guidelines will continue till March 31, says MHA

COVID-19 guidelines will continue till March 31, says MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs in a statement said while there has been a substantial decline in the active and new COVID-19 cases, there is need to maintain surveillance, containment and caution so as

Feb 26, 2021, 16:28 PM IST
Governments should support MSMEs, says EAM Jaishankar

Governments should support MSMEs, says EAM Jaishankar

Speaking at the Asia Economic Dialogue 2021, Jaishankar said, "People expect today the government to bat for them. It is not just the business of Indian diplomacy to do business, it is the business

Feb 26, 2021, 16:05 PM IST
Meet Gulabi Gang, a women's association that enforces COVID-19 guidelines in Maharashtra

Meet Gulabi Gang, a women's association that enforces COVID-19 guidelines in Maharashtra

Maharashtra’s Gulabi Gang, following the rules set by the government, charges offenders fines if found disobeying the correct protocol. They ask the offenders to wear their masks and use sanitizer

Feb 26, 2021, 15:35 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu: National Medical Commission will bring great transparency

PM Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu: National Medical Commission will bring great transparency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his address by saying, “Friends we are transforming the entire medical education and healthcare sector.” He also said the National Medical Commission would bring

Feb 26, 2021, 15:29 PM IST

Assembly polls in West Bengal on Mar 27, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry on Apr 6; results on 2 May

The Election Commission of India (ECI) chaired by Chief Election Commissioner in a press conference on Friday (February 26 ) announced polling dates for assembly elections to West Bengal, Assam,

Feb 26, 2021, 15:27 PM IST
Kerala Congress MP Shashi Tharoor pulls auto-rickshaw in protest against fuel price hike - WATCH

Kerala Congress MP Shashi Tharoor pulls auto-rickshaw in protest against fuel price hike - WATCH

Kerala Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday protested against the rising fuel prices by “pulling an auto-rickshaw with a rope” in Thiruvananthapuram. Tharoor took to the streets in his constituency

Feb 26, 2021, 14:51 PM IST
Gujarat municipal corporation polls: BJP wins one more seat in Kuber Nagar, Ahmedabad tally reaches 160

Gujarat municipal corporation polls: BJP wins one more seat in Kuber Nagar, Ahmedabad tally reaches 160

BJP’s Gitaba Chavda won the Kuber Nagar seat, defeating Congress` Jagdish Mohanani. An error in the counting of votes of the ninth round was reported earlier, which was referred to the State Election

Feb 26, 2021, 13:50 PM IST
No COVID-19 vaccination exercise to be held on these dates: Union Health Ministry

No COVID-19 vaccination exercise to be held on these dates: Union Health Ministry

In wake of the IT System Transition from Co-Win 1.0 to Co-Win 2.0, there will be no vaccination exercise on Saturday and Sunday, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. The nationwide COVID-19

Feb 26, 2021, 13:04 PM IST
Fact check: UP Police clarifies on mask checking campaign, terms social media post as 'fake'

Fact check: UP Police clarifies on mask checking campaign, terms social media post as 'fake'

The UP police, however, refuted the social media message and tweeted (in Hindi), and said that no such campaign of mask checking is being launched by it, nor has any such information been

Feb 26, 2021, 12:01 PM IST
Election Commission to announce assembly poll dates for 4 states, 1 UT today, press conference at 4.30 PM

Election Commission to announce assembly poll dates for 4 states, 1 UT today, press conference at 4.30 PM

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will announce the dates for the assembly elections in four states, including West Bengal, and the Union Territory of Puducherry on Friday. The poll panel will

Feb 26, 2021, 11:22 AM IST
Balakot airstrike 2nd anniversary today: How India avenged Pulwama terror attack

Balakot airstrike 2nd anniversary today: How India avenged Pulwama terror attack

The Defence Minister lauded the Indian Air Force and said, “On Balakot Air Strikes anniversary, I salute the exceptional courage & diligence of IAF. The success of Balakot strikes has shown India

Feb 26, 2021, 10:39 AM IST
US, UN welcome ceasefire agreement between India, Pakistan, call it a 'positive step'

US, UN welcome ceasefire agreement between India, Pakistan, call it a 'positive step'

United Nations Secretary General`s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is encouraged by India and Pakistan’s decision to strictly observe all agreements on a

Feb 26, 2021, 09:06 AM IST
COVID-19: This state makes negative RT-PCR report mandatory for travellers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala

COVID-19: This state makes negative RT-PCR report mandatory for travellers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala

On February 24, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) deputed high-level multi-disciplinary teams to Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Karnataka,

Feb 26, 2021, 08:12 AM IST

Live: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor steps out to protest fuel price hike

"On this Saturday and Sunday (27th and 28th Feb), the Co-Win digital platform will be transitioning from Co-Win1.0 to Co-Win 2.0. In view of this, COVID-19 Vaccination sessions will not be scheduled

Feb 26, 2021, 07:36 AM IST
Bharat Bandh today: All commercial establishments to remain closed, over 8 crore traders to protest against GST, fuel price hike

Bharat Bandh today: All commercial establishments to remain closed, over 8 crore traders to protest against GST, fuel price hike

Nearly 40, 000 trade associations, which represent eight crore traders of the country, have extended support to the Bharat Bandh call given by the CAIT. The CAIT said in a release that the traders

Feb 26, 2021, 07:16 AM IST
India says under LAC disengagement pact with China 'no territory was conceded

India says under LAC disengagement pact with China 'no territory was conceded

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava at a media briefing said there has not been any change in India's position on the LAC and the mutual redeployment as a result of the

Feb 25, 2021, 23:40 PM IST
WHO Director praises PM Narendra Modi for promoting vaccine equity around the globe

WHO Director praises PM Narendra Modi for promoting vaccine equity around the globe

India’s vaccine distribution drive is expected to reach over 60 nations. Not just neighbouring countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and others, Indian government has also sent vaccines to

Feb 25, 2021, 23:12 PM IST
J P Nadda hails people of West Bengal for ‘supporting BJP's Poriborton Yatra', vows to rout Mamata Banerjee government

J P Nadda hails people of West Bengal for ‘supporting BJP's Poriborton Yatra', vows to rout Mamata Banerjee government

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda on Thursday (February 25) asserted that people of West Bengal have blessed that party’s ‘Poriborton Yatra’ of Nabadwip zone culminated in Anandapuri of

Feb 25, 2021, 22:38 PM IST
New regulations on social media, OTT evoke divergent views from experts

New regulations on social media, OTT evoke divergent views from experts

The government's new regulations for social media platforms and over-the-top (OTT) players Thursday (February 25) evoked divergent responses from experts with one section welcoming them, some saying

Feb 25, 2021, 21:49 PM IST
DNA Exclusive: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on first originator, social media platforms' self-regulation and minimum govt interference

DNA Exclusive: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on first originator, social media platforms' self-regulation and minimum govt interference

In DNA show on Thursday, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke exclusively to Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on new guidelines to curb misuse of social media platforms. The government

Feb 25, 2021, 21:41 PM IST