Monthly Archives: June 2021

Health care delivery vital

Modular HospitalsBy Dr Oishee Mukherjee In India, out of pocket (OOP) expenditure makes up 63 per cent or almost two-thirds of total health expenditure as...

Indian embassy in Afghanistan advises Indians to exercise caution about their security

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The Indian embassy in Afghanistan on Tuesday advised all Indians visiting, staying and working in Afghanistan to exercise utmost...

Drone attack: Security tightened around vital installations in Kashmir, says top cop

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI): Security has been strengthened around vital installations across Kashmir in view of the threat posed by possible drone attacks,...

New pandemic package to raise fiscal deficit by 60 bps, opens Rs 70,000-cr new...

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI): The latest credit push for the pandemic-hit sectors and other relief supports will have an additional 60 bps impact...

Half of India’s working population of 400 million people credit active, says report

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI): Half of the country’s working population of 400 million people is credit active, having at least one loan or...

Twitter faces more heat as FIRs registered for depicting distorted India map, allowing child...

New Delhi/Lucknow, Jun 29 (PTI) In more trouble for Twitter, two FIRs were lodged in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh against senior officials of...

Compliance with new IT rules must, parliamentary panel tells Facebook, Google representatives

New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) Facebook and Google representatives Tuesday deposed before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology over the issue of social...

Indian Navy signs pact with Bharat Electronics Ltd to develop emerging technologies

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The Indian Navy inked a pact with premier DPSU Bharat Electronics Limited on Tuesday to develop emerging technologies related...

Gen Rawat visits forward posts along LAC with China in central sector

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Tuesday visited a number of forward locations along the Line of...

Kashmir IGP warns militants against targeting off-duty cops, civilians

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI): Kashmir’s Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar on Tuesday warned militants against incurring the wrath of police by making...

Mizo Peace Accord most successful pact in India: Zoramthanga on 35th anniv eve

Aizawl, Jun 29 (PTI) The historic Mizo Peace Accord signed on June 30, 1986 is the most successful agreement in India, Mizoram Chief Minister...

Meghalaya imposed Rs 153 crore fine on 133 illegal stone miners: Govt to NGT

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The Meghalaya government has told the National Green Tribunal that it has imposed fine of Rs 153 crore on...

NIA files additional chargesheet against jailed legislator Akhil Gogoi

Guwahati, Jun 29 (PTI) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed an additional chargesheet against independent legislator Akhil Gogoi who has been booked...

More power to autonomous colleges of Assam soon

Guwahati, Jun 29 (PTI) More powers should be granted to the three autonomous colleges in Assam to allow them to award degrees on their...

Woman holed up in Meghalaya bank for three days as robbery attempt goes awry

Shillong, Jun 29 (PTI) A 40- year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly attempting to rob a bank in the Meghalaya state capital after...

Cong’s Assam unit to get its new chief this week: Senior leader

Guwahati, Jun 29 (PTI) The opposition Congress in Assam will get its new state president this week, a senior leader said on Tuesday, nearly...

Mizoram CM to meet all parties, NGOs, civil society groups on COVID situation

Aizawl, Jun 29 (PTI) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga has called for a meeting of all political parties, civil society groups, students' bodies, doctors' associations...

Discus thrower Seema Punia qualifies for Olympics, Hima set to miss Tokyo Games

Patiala, Jun 29 (PTI) Veteran discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a gold wining effort of 63.72m on...

Neeraj pulls out of Switzerland event, takes break post hectic schedule

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Tuesday pulled out of a top-level competition in Switzerland, owing to fatigue. Chopra...

Aditi Ashok qualifies for her second successive Olympics

New Delhi, June 29 (PTI) India's top ranked woman golfer Aditi Ashok will take part in her second successive Olympic Games in Tokyo next...