Daily Archives: April 8, 2021

India needs to strengthen Covid-19 vaccination

With Covid 19 cases surging across India, a massive crisis over Covid vaccine has emerged in the country. The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced...

Appeasement of Hindu majority

Religion in Elections By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, bitterly fighting for re-election of her government, has claimed...

Govt launches ‘Tribal Health Collaborative’ to converge efforts to address STs’ health challenges

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Union health and tribal affairs ministries on Wednesday launched the 'Tribal Health Collaborative' (THC) to converge efforts of government...

Do not fear exams, value free time: PM Modi’s mantra to students ahead of...

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi told students on Wednesday not to fear exams but to see them as a test...

India, Bahrain vow to deepen cooperation in oil and gas sector

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) India and Bahrain on Wednesday agreed to deepen cooperation in key areas such as the oil and gas sector,...

China capable of launching cyber attacks on India; focusing on cyber defence: CDS

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said that China is capable of launching cyber attacks against...

Production-linked incentive scheme for white goods to strengthen ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ movement: PM

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the production-linked incentive scheme for white goods (air-conditioners and LED lights) is...

IIT-Guwahati researchers develop advanced technique to boost performance of lithium ion battery

Guwahati, Apr 7 (PTI) Researchers of IIT-Guwahati have developed an advanced technique to boost the overall performance of rechargeable lithium ion batteries used in...

Assam reports 195 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 2,19,027

Guwahati, Apr 7 (PTI) Assam reported 195 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, pushing the coronavirus tally in the state to 2,19,027, a bulletin issued...

Mizoram govt making massive efforts to curb drug and alcohol abuse: Zoramthanga

Aizawl, Apr 7 (PTI) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Wednesday said helping people who are affected by drugs and alcohol abuse was one of...

Mizoram pig deaths: Preliminary test indicates African Swine Fever

Aizawl, Apr 7 (PTI) A preliminary test indicated African Swine Fever (ASF) as the main cause behind the unusual pig deaths in a Mizoram...

Assam Rifles & Excise Dept seize heroin worth Rs 33.75 lakh in Mizoram

Aizawl, Apr 7 (PTI) Assam Rifles and Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department in a joint operation seized heroin worth Rs 33.75 lakh and apprehended...

Nethra Kumanan becomes first Indian woman sailor to qualify for Olympics

New Delhi, 7 Apr: Nethra Kumanan on Wednesday became the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Olympics after she was assured of...

SAI orders stricter COVID-19 protocols at its centers, all athletes to be tested weekly

New Delhi, 7 Apr: With several COVID-19 cases reported in the country's top training facilities, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday ordered...

Russian Olympic champions Silnov, Antyukh banned for doping

Lausanne, 7 Apr: Russian Olympic champions Andrei Silnov and Natalya Antyukh have each been banned for four years for doping offenses, the Court of...

Los Angeles sheriff will reveal cause of Tiger Woods crash

LOS ANGELES, 7 Apr: Authorities planned to announce Wednesday what caused Tiger Woods to crash an SUV in February in Southern California, a wreck...

Mary Kom, Lovlina in Indian women’s boxing squad for Asian Championships

New Delhi, 7 Apr: Olympic-bound six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) will spearhead the Indian women's challenge in the Asian Boxing Championship...

Tokyo-bound Sania Mirza included in TOPS four years after she opted out of scheme

New Delhi, 7 Apr: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was on Wednesday included in the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), four years after...

India is major player on global stage: US envoy John Kerry

Washington, 7 Apr: Observing that India is a major player on a global stage, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on Wednesday...