PM’s vaccine announcement injects new strength in fight against COVID: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI, Jun 7 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement that the Centre would provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to all above the...

Railway employees launch campaign demanding ‘frontline worker’ status

NEW DELHI, Jun 7 (PTI): The Railways' largest employee union Monday launched a major campaign demanding they be declared frontline Covid workers as they...

5 states, UTs get highest grade in education ministry’s PGI 2019-20

NEW DELHI, 6 Jun: Punjab, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Kerala occupy the highest Grade A++ in 2019-20 in the field...

BoI makes net profit of Rs 250.19 cr

NEW DELHI, 5 Jun: State-owned Bank of India (BoI) on Friday reported a standalone net profit of Rs 250.19 crores for the quarter ended...

SC quashes case against Vinod Dua

NEW DELHI, 3 Jun: Journalists are entitled to protection in sedition cases under a 1962 verdict, so long as they do not incite violence...

Google claims new IT rules not applicable to its search engine, HC seeks Centre’s...

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI) US-based Google LLC has contended that India's new IT rules for digital media are not applicable to its search...

Urban Company raises $255 million, valuation crosses $2.1 billion

New Delhi, 2 Jun: On-demand home services provider Urban Company on Wednesday said it has raised USD 255 million (about Rs 1,857 crore) in...

Union Cabinet approves SCO agreement on co-operation in mass media among member states

New Delhi, 2 Jun: The Cabinet on Wednesday accorded an ex post facto approval for signing and ratifying an agreement on cooperation in the...

India’s diamond exports expected to grow 20 pc this fiscal as markets improve: Report

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI): With the export markets recovering from the pandemic, India’s diamond outbound shipments are expected to grow 20 per cent...

Cabinet gives nod to India-Japan MoC on urban development

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of cooperation with Japan in the field of sustainable urban development...

Nestle working on company-wide project to update its nutrition, health strategy

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI): Swiss FMCG major Nestle SA said it is looking across its entire portfolio to increase the nutrient profile of...

Two smugglers arrested in Jammu; poppy, heroin seized

Jammu, Jun 2 (PTI) Two alleged narcotic smugglers were arrested and poppy and heroin was seized from their possession in separate incidents in Jammu...

India brings forward target of 20 pc ethanol-blending in petrol to 2023

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI) The government has brought forward the target date for achieving 20 per cent ethanol-blending with petrol by two years...

Cabinet gives nod to India-Japan collaboration on sustainable urban development

New Delhi, Jun 2 (PTI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of cooperation with Japan in the field of sustainable urban development...

DRDO issues directions on usage of anti-coronavirus drug 2-DG on patients

New Delhi, 1 Jun: The DRDO on Tuesday issued directions on the usage of its 2-DG drug on COVID-19 patients, stating that caution should...

Consignment of 3 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine from Russia land in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, 1 Jun: A consignment of three million doses of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V landed at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on...

BRICS supports proposal by India, S Africa to temporarily waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines

New Delhi, June 1 (PTI) In a major move, influential five-nation grouping BRICS on Tuesday supported a proposal by India and South Africa to...

Irrational and indiscriminate arrests are gross violation of human rights: Allahabad HC

Allahabad, June 1 (PTI) Irrational and indiscriminate arrests are a gross violation of human rights, the Allahabad High Court has said, accepting an anticipatory...

US City San Antonio Donates USD 10,000 to Chennai for Covid Relief

Chennai, June 1 (PTI): Chennai Sister City in the US, San Antonio, has donated USD 10,000 towards COVID-19 relief work in the city. A release...

Close to commit over $1-bn to Moderna for Covid-19 booster vaccine; Provide price capping...

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI): Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla has requested the government for...