Daily Archives: February 5, 2021

US calls for dialogue to resolve farmers’ protests; backs govt steps to improve efficiency...

New Delhi/Washington, Feb 4 (PTI) In its first reaction to the ongoing farmers' agitation, the new US administration on Thursday said it encourages that...

5L patients of rare disease, treatment costs in crores; govt lacks budget: HC told

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) The Delhi High Court was informed on Thursday by the Ministry of Health that there are over five lakh...

Indian democracy doesn’t need foreign certificate: BJP on global celebrities’ support to farmer protest

New Delhi Feb 4 (PTI) The ruling BJP on Thursday dubbed the support of some foreign celebrities to the protesting farmers as an attempt...

Amazon opposing deal as Reliance is competitor: Future Retail to HC

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail Ltd (FRL) on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that Amazon was opposing the Rs...

Centre shuts 201 institutions under Social justice Ministry over violations

New Delhi, 4 Feb (PTI): As many as 201 institutions funded by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment have been shut down by...

Will remove misinformation and false claims around Covid, vaccine: Facebook

New Delhi, 4 Feb (PTI): Social media giant Facebook on Thursday said it is focused on removing misinformation around COVID-19, including false claims related...

Govt blocked 296 mobile apps since 2014, says Union minister Sanjay Dhotre

 New Delhi, 4 Feb (PTI): As many as 296 mobile apps have been blocked by the government since 2014 in the interest of the...

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates state’s first heliport

Guwahati, Feb 4 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inaugurated the state's first heliport in Majuli district with the facility of simultaneous...

Assam: Former BLT militant’s house raided over arms seizure

Kokrajhar (Assam), Feb 4 (PTI) The residence of former Bodo Liberation Tigers (BLT) militant Janomohan Musahary in Assam's Kokrajhar district was raided on Thursday...

32 chargesheeted in misappropriation of scholarship fund for minority community students

Guwahati, Feb 4 (PTI) Assam Police on Thursday submitted the chargesheet against 32 accused in the misappropriation of government fund for pre-matric scholarship for...

9,995 healthcare workers vaccinated in Mizoram

Aizawl, Feb 4 (PTI) At least 9,995 healthcare workers in Mizoram have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, an official statement said on...

Minister’s brother gets interim bail in illegal coal mining case

Shillong, Feb 4 (PTI) The Meghalaya High Court has granted interim bail to cabinet minister Kyrmen Shylla's brother Bison Shylla and his aide for...

8 girls among 10 Brus rescued in Tripura

Agartala, Feb 4 (PTI) Eight girls and two women from the Bru community were rescued here after they fled a rehabilitation camp in North...

Monty used to bowl at much quicker pace compared to what I have seen...

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) Sachin Tendulkar feels that Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar's secret behind success during England's series win in India in...

AIFF rejects East Bengal review plea on Fowler punishment but says remark against referees...

Kolkata, Feb 4 (PTI) The All India Football Federation's disciplinary committee on Thursday rejected a review plea by East Bengal to overturn their head...

Pant will get long rope, says captain Kohli; hints Axar might be in line...

Chennai, Feb 4 (PTI) Rishabh Pant has earned his stripes with excellent batting performances in Australia and will get a long rope in the...

Becoming father greatest moment in my life, can’t be compared to missing Australia Tests:...

Chennai, Feb 4 (PTI) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday called the triumph in Australia the most special series win for his team, but...

Sports Ministry gives 5 NSFs 1 year, others 6 months to align with Sports...

New Delhi, Feb 4 (PTI) The Sports Ministry on Thursday gave six months to all National Sports Federations (NSFs), except for five who were...

Clinical Real Kashmir FC hit Indian Arrows for a six

Kalyani (WB), Feb 4 (PTI) Real Kashmir FC got back to winning ways in grand fashion, inflicting a 6-0 drubbing on Indian Arrows in...

India-US fully committed to further strengthening ties: India’s envoy

Washington, 4 Feb (PTI): India and the US both are fully committed to further strengthening their strategic bilateral ties to the next level and...