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Sputnik 5 Vaccine For Use In India To Be Discussed At Key Meet Today

April 12, 2021
Newsdesk

The use of Russia's Covid vaccine Sputnik-V in India will be discussed by a committee of experts today in the middle of a record spike in virus cases in the country. The vaccine, manufactured in India by Dr Reddy's, has an effectiveness of 91.6 per cent, highest after the Moderna and Pfizer shots. | Read more|

US Navy Holds Op Inside India's Exclusive Economic Zone "Without Consent"

April 9, 2021
Newsdesk

In a statement being looked at closely by the Indian government, the US Navy's 7th Fleet has said it conducted Freedom of Navigation Operations within India's exclusive economic zone off the Lakshadweep Islands without India's permission. As per news report of NDTV, this is in dissonance with India's maritime security | Read more|

1.31 Lakh COVID-19 Cases In India In New Daily High

April 9, 2021
Newsdesk

India has set another record of daily Covid cases with 1,31,968 infections in the last 24 hours, pushing the total case count to over 1.3 crore. The surge, much steeper than last year's first wave, has forced many states have imposed tight curbs. | Read more|

COVID-19: Over 62,000 New Covid Cases in India

March 27, 2021
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India recorded 62,258 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the biggest single-day jump October 16, taking the total Covid caseload to over 1.19 crore. The number of fresh infections is 5.3 per cent higher than yesterday's. 291 deaths in the last 24 hours have pushed the total death count to 1,61,240. | Read more|

High-Level Meet On COVID-19 Today As 6 States Account For 86% New Cases

February 27, 2021
Newsdesk

The cabinet secretary will chair a high-level review meeting today with eight states and union territories exhibiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, and six of whom account for 85.75 per cent of the new cases in the country, the Union Health Ministry said. The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh | Read more|

"Marvel In Making": Piyush Goyal Updates On 'World's Highest' Rail Bridge

February 25, 2021
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The iconic main arch of what is set to the world's highest railway bridge, in Jammu and Kashmir, is almost ready, over three years after construction began. Calling it an "infrastructure marvel in making", Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today shared a photo of the 476 metre-long steel arch of the upcoming railway bridg | Read more|

India Allows Imran Khan's Aircraft To Use Airspace For Lanka Trip: Report

February 23, 2021
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India has allowed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's aircraft to use Indian Air Space, sources told ANI. Imran Khan will be travelling to Sri Lanka on his maiden visit on February 23.In 2019, Pakistan had denied opening its airspace for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flights to the US and Saudi Arabia citing alleged | Read more|

"To Meet 21st Century Power Needs": US On Energy Partnership With India

February 23, 2021
Newsdesk

The energy cooperation between the US and India supports sustainable development, harnesses sources to meet 21st century power needs, protects national security and promotes regional and international stability, a senior official has said. The US and India collaborate on natural gas, renewable energy, nuclear energy, c | Read more|

The day after, Army chief flags: China’s moves lead to conflict

February 13, 2021
Newsdesk

A day after New Delhi confirmed the start of the disengagement process at Pangong Tso as a first step to resolve the nine-month military standoff in Ladakh, Army chief General MM Naravane cautioned against Beijing’s recent moves, including along the Line of Actual Control, which “have created an environment of conf | Read more|