India News


Western Railway cancels 56 trains as Cyclone Tauktae heads towards Gujarat coast

Some trains were `short-terminated', which means their journey will end before the final destination. All cancelled trains originate or terminate in cities in Saurashtra region.

published : 1 hour ago

India needs to restore deterrence to stop China from attempting to nibble at LAC: Ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

On what should be India's foreign policy priorities, Menon said it must focus on consolidating relations with countries in the neighbourhood as also in the Indian Ocean region.

published : 1 hour ago

India to administer 51.6 crore COVID vaccine doses by July: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India has so far administered over 18 crore jabs to eligible beneficiaries.

published : 1 hour ago

Ghulam Nabi Azad writes to PM, suggests measures to ramp up vaccine manufacturing, health infrastructure

The former union health minister also suggested improving oxygen availability and strengthening the field infrastructure by optimum use of pre-fabricated beds.

published : 2 hours ago

Yogi Adityanath's tweet on Melerkotla attempt to incite communal hatred: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

"The whole world knows of the communally divisive policies of the BJP, and particularly the Yogi Adityanath government in UP," CM Amarinder Singh said in a statement.

published : 2 hours ago

TN looking to airlift oxygen cylinders, concentrators from MP

Sources said that the talks for this are on and the ways of streamlining oxygen through the air are being discussed by a special team. 

published : 2 hours ago

Covid second wave now showing signs of stabilisation: Centre

The Union Health Ministry said it would work towards ensuring further stabilisation and rapid decline of this pandemic.

published : 2 hours ago

'With folded hands...': Covid task force head insists real-life proof drove Covishield call

Dr VK Paul reminded that India earlier did not go for the gap of 12 weeks, despite a decision by the UK to do so, as there was no evidence on its effectiveness back then...

published : 3 hours ago

Military put on standby as Cyclone Tauktae likely to intensify within hours

The IAF has kept 16 transport aircraft and 18 helicopters on operation readiness in peninsular India in the wake of the cyclone.

published : 3 hours ago

PM reviews preparedness on cyclone Tauktae, asks officials to take all measures to ensure safe evacuation

He also called for ensuring maintenance of all essential services such as power, telecommunications, health and drinking and their immediate restoration in the event of damages caused to them.

published : 3 hours ago

'Corona' curfew extended till May 24 in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded 3,677 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally of infected persons to 2,40,467.

published : 4 hours ago

COVID-19 patients on home care should not take Remdesivir: AIIMS doctors

One of the doctors also said that 80 per cent of infected patients experience very mild symptoms and suggested a repeat RT-PCR rest if the first test report comes negative.

published : 4 hours ago

No decision yet on COVID lockdown in Tripura: CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Speaking to reporters while visiting COVID care facilities in the Sepahijala district, Deb said such a decision is taken when healthcare experts and the administration collectively feel the necessity.

published : 4 hours ago

AAI taking all precautions in view of cyclone Tauktae

The Authority has directed all airports concerned to take all precautions and plan preparedness in view of cyclone 'Tauktae' approaching the western coast of the country, AAI said in a statement.

published : 5 hours ago

Govt, administration, public, all dropped guard after first COVID wave: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Addressing a lecture series 'Positivity Unlimited', Bhagwat said the country should stay united and work as a team in these testing times, instead of pointing fingers at each other.

published : 5 hours ago