Chinese man caught on B’desh border smuggled 1,300 Indian SIM cards to his country:...

Kolkata/New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI) A Chinese national apprehended while trying to cross the India-Bangladesh border illegally has told the investigators that he and...

Rajnath inaugurates two centres of excellence of BRO

New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday inaugurated two centres of excellence of the Border Roads Organisation that have been...

Education ministry launches online module to track, re-enrol out-of-school children

New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI) The Ministry of Education on Friday launched an online module to compile data on out-of-school children that will facilitate...

Mukul Roy’s return to TMC will make no difference, he should quit as MLA:...

Kolkata, Jun 11 (PTI) Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy's return to the TMC evoked mixed reactions in the saffron camp on Friday, with its...

2,100 constables promoted in CISF

New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI) A total of 2,100 CISF constables posted across the country were pipped their newly-promoted ranks of head constable on...

IRDAI issues guidelines on professional indemnity policy for insurance intermediaries

New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI): Regulator IRDAI has come out with guidelines on standard professional indemnity policy for insurance intermediaries, including brokers, corporate agents...

US denying emergency approval to Covaxin will have no impact on our vaccine programme:...

New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI): In the view of the US FDA rejecting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the government Friday said...

Decrease in active covid cases should not lead to complacency: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, 11 Jun: A decrease in the number of Covid cases should never inculcate a sense of complacency among the public, Union Health...

Covid-19: Bombay HC asks Centre to look at Kerala, J&K pattern for door-to-door vaccination

Mumbai, 11 Jun: The Bombay High Court on Friday said the Union government should look at the door-to-door vaccination programme carried out successfully by...

USCIS reverses Trump-era policy denying certain immigrant visa applications

Washington, 11 Jun: The US'' immigration agency has said that it would rescind a 2018 Trump-era policy that allowed immigration officers to reject visa...

UPSC to commence interviews for civil services exam from 2 Aug

NEW DELHI, 10 Jun: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to commence interviews for civil services examination 2020, which were deferred due...

Enrollment of female students lowest in institutes of national importance: MoE

NEW DELHI, 10 Jun: The share of girl students is lowest in institutes of national importance while female participation in professional courses is lower...

Centre asks states to prepare plans for expediting second-dose coverage among healthcare workers

NEW DELHI, 10 Jun: Terming the low Covid vaccination coverage among the healthcare and frontline workers, especially for the second dose, a cause of...

India asks Chinese govt to allow travel by Indians to China

NEW DELHI, 10 Jun: India on Thursday asked China to allow Indian citizens to travel to that country, especially those who work or study...

ISRO to help development projects in Northeast: Minister Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI) Union minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will assist development projects in the...

FSSAI asks states to enforce decision to ban blending of mustard oil with other...

New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI) Food regulator FSSAI has asked states to effectively enforce the decision to ban blending of mustard oil with any...

Two women Army officers selected to train as combat pilots

New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI) In a historic move, the Army has selected two women officers to train as combat helicopter pilots for its...

Walnut Medical develops oxygen concentrator based on pressure swing adsorption technology

New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI) Mohali-based Walnut Medical has developed a medical grade oxygen concentrator based on pressure swing adsorption (PSA) technology with an...

Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 72 per quintal to Rs 1,940 for 2021-22...

New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI): The government on Wednesday raised the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy marginally by Rs 72 per quintal to...

India offers huge potential for digital banks: Report

New Delhi, Jun 9 (PTI): India offers a huge potential for Digital Challenger Banks (DCBs) but currency depreciation and local regulations are concerns for...