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Russia has proposed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow on September 10, the meet will also see the participation of Pakistan and China. According to diplomatic sources, "On the same day, Russia has also offered to host BRICS Foreign Minister's meet."
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People flying into India from Saturday (August 8) onward can seek exemption from institutional quarantine if they come with a corona-negative test report. The test should have been conducted within 96 hours of undertaking the journey to India and passengers submitting false or forged medical reports will be prosecuted.
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Union home minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to a hospital. The minister said that even though his health is fine, he has been hospitalised on the advice of doctors. "I request all of you who have come in contact with me in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get yourselves tested," he said.
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Director General of Health Services (DGHS) in the health ministry Dr Rajiv Garg in the letter to the principal secretaries of health and medical education of states and Union territories said appropriate protocols for disinfecting devices and allotting timeslots can be developed by the hospital concerned to facilitate contact between patients and their family.
Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 15:44:59 IST - india
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More than 56 lakh people have been affected by the floods, which have wreaked havoc across 30 districts of Assam, according to a daily status report on Sunday. According to the report, the total number of 56,89,584 people have been affected in 30 districts of Assam since May 22 and 109 people have lost their lives in flood-related incidents.
Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 15:16:41 IST - india
While floods have wreaked havoc in 30 districts of Assam, four-day-old rhino calf was rescued in the Kaziranga National Park staff on Sunday morning. All efforts are underway to reunite the calf with his mother.
Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 15:06:23 IST - india
The world's highest railway bridge, over river Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir, will be ready by next year, and will connect the Kashmir Valley with the rest of India by train for the first time by 2022, officials said on Sunday. The bridge, which has a central span of 467 metres, is being built at a height of 359 metres from the bed level.
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Criticising former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his 'Mi punha yein' (I will come back) refrain during the last year's assembly polls, Pawar said that voters thought that this stance smacked of arrogance and felt that they should be taught a lesson.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:09:12 IST - india
India’s 2018 tiger census has set a new Guiness World Record with not only a strong and rapid increase in the number of tigers in the country, but also for managing to capture over 76,000 pictures of tigers and over 51,000 pictures of the elusive wild cats, leopards during the enumeration process.
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The Enforcement Directorate has sought details of immovable and movable assets owned by gangster Vikas Dubey — who was killed in a police encounter on Friday — his family as well as his close associates from Kanpur police.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:22:43 IST - india
The people in Shivali village in Kanpur on Friday distributed sweets after gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in a police encounter. “We are very happy a big terror from our area has been eliminated. We are feeling free. Earlier we used to be scared that he could do anything. We would like to congratulate the personnel of Uttar Pradesh STF,” said Atul Kumar, a local.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:14:45 IST - india
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PM Modi on Friday said solar energy would power aspirational India in the 21st century and the country was emerging as the “most attractive market for clean energy” because of the “exemplary progress” made in this field. Dedicating the 750MW Rewa project to the nation, Modi described solar energy as “sure, pure and secure" and said such projects represent ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 03:38:39 IST - india
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UP ex-DGP Prakash Singh called Vikas Dubey’s death in an encounter unfortunate and disappointing. Former Kerala DGP NC Asthana called it an “outrageous story”. "Even a fool with a paunch would not consider running away in open,” tweeted Asthana. Former UP DGP Bikram Singh called for a fair inquiry into Dubey's network with the police and politicians who benefitted from him.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:03:30 IST - india
India’s Covid-19 caseload went past the 8 lakh mark, just four days after having crossed 7 lakh, while the death toll topped 22,000 on Friday. Amid a major surge, fresh infections reported during the day crossed 27,000 for the first time, the third record high in daily numbers in the past three days. Friday’s death toll crossed 500 for the first time in six days.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:56:21 IST - india
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said initial investigations into Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case had revealed that proceeds from the gold being smuggled from offshore locations into India could be used for financing terrorism in India. Sources said Sunday's consignment was latest in a series of gold consignments part of an organised racket.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:32:45 IST - india
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Exactly a week after killing eight cops in a guerrilla-style ambush on a police team, UP gangster Vikas Dubey met his end on Friday in typical “encounter” fashion – following a car accident that, according to the police, gave him the opportunity to snatch a gun from an STF commando, open fire and run, only to be brought down with three shots to his chest and one in an arm.
Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 00:49:41 IST - india
To counter complaints of shortage and black marketing of experimental drugs, Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration has made it mandatory for the kin of patients to produce Aadhaar card details, doctors’ prescription, consent form, a Covid positive report and contact details for the purchase of the anti-viral drug remdesivir and the anti-inflammatory medicine tocilizumab.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:32:32 IST - india
Heritage monuments managed by the Archaeological Survey of India will now be available for film shoots within 20 days of the film crew filing online applications, minister of state for tourism and culture (independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel said on Thursday.Highlighting the opportunity that closure of international travel had presented to the Indian film industry, Patel said they should follow the Prime Minister’s Aatma nirbhar Bharat call and utilise the sought-after sites as well as popularise the lesser known monuments across India.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:00:24 IST - india
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday allowed the National Investigation Agency to probe the gold smuggling case detected at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport in Kerala as the incident "may have serious implications for national security," officials said.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:52:35 IST - india
With scientists from several countries claiming that coronavirus is airborne, the health ministry on Thursday said it is an "evolving situation" and the government is "keeping abreast" with the information coming from the WHO. About 239 scientists from 32 nations have written to the WHO, saying there is evidence that the virus is airborne.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:48:15 IST - india
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India has once again rejected China's claim over Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh even as both sides are expected to hold another round of diplomatic talks on the border row on Friday to thrash out modalities for further de-escalation of tension along the LAC. The MEA said India is committed to ensuring its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:55:36 IST - india
A team of 25 commandos was deployed in Poonthura on Wednesday after 119 Covid-19 positive cases were reported from the 600 samples tested in five days.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:50:50 IST - india
India on Thursday said it is assessing all legal options in the case related to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav, who is on death row in Pakistan and assured that it is committed to protecting the life of Indian nationals. Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer, has refused to initiate review petition of his sentence and conviction.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:43:51 IST - india
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to change their habits and make the guidelines to contain spread of coronavirus a part of culture. In a virtual interaction with representatives of various Varanasi-based non-governmental organisations (NGOs), he said habits like spitting on roads (or public places) have to be junked.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:34:54 IST - india
As China withdraws troops from several friction points in eastern Ladakh, India on Thursday said it remained convinced of the need for maintenance of peace and tranquility in the border areas and resolution of differences through dialogue. At the same time, India said it is strongly committed to ensuring its sovereignty and territorial integrity, MEA said.
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:25:34 IST - india
The health ministry on Thursday clarified that August 15 deadline for an indigenous Covid-19 vaccine is "only to expedite duly approved clinical trials without compromising on safety concerns". It said, "Please don't read something which is not there in DG-ICMR's letter. Letter's intent is only to expedite duly approved clinical trials."
Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:22:19 IST - india
With an eye firmly on China, the government plans to hike the budget allocation for the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to Rs 11,800 crore during the ongoing fiscal to boost infrastructure development in forward areas.