Review policy of ban on supply of poultry from other States, Centre asks States

Review policy of ban on supply of poultry from other States, Centre asks States

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Centre has asked States to review policy of banning supply of poultry and poultry products from other States as there is no scientific report available that infection of Avian Influenza or bird flu viruses spread through processed products as this would add to the negative impact on the poultry...

Portable testing laboratory for genome sequencing at IGIA

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

To ensure early detection of new mutant variants of Covid-19, SpiceHealth in collaboration with CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) has set up a portable testing laboratory for genome sequencing at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport for all positive samples from international travellers. The lab was inaugurated by Dr...

UP woman goes missing, cops lodge case against man under anti-conversion law

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PTI | Gorakhpur (UP)

Police have lodged a case against a Karnataka man for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old woman after befriending her, hiding his religious identity, police said on Thursday. A missing report was lodged by the woman's father on January 5 after she did not return home from college, Station House Officer, Chiluatal police...

Polio drops plan delayed due to mega Covid jab drive

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

As the country gears up to launch the mega anti-Covid-jab drive for health workers on January 16, children in the age group of 0-5 years will have to wait to get their share of polio drops with the Government rescheduling the polio immunisation programme from earlier January 17 to January...

Efforts on to bring back sailors stuck in Chinese waters: MEA

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

India on Thursday said it is closely coordinating with China to bring back 16 Indian sailors who are stranded on a cargo ship in Chinese waters for nearly four months. Thirty-nine Indian crew members are stranded on two cargo ships in Chinese waters out of whom 23 who are stuck on...

Owaisi helped BJP in 2020 Bihar Assembly poll, claims Maharaj

Friday, 15 January 2021 | Deepak Upreti | New Delhi

Notwithstanding the denial of Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj, has created a political controversy by claiming that All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi had helped the BJP in the 2020 Bihar Assembly elections and that he would do the same in the...

Dealer of stolen luxury cars arrested by Gurugram Police

Friday, 15 January 2021 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

In a major crackdown on vehicle theft cases, the Gurugram police have nabbed the kingpin who is also a dealer of stolen luxury cars stolen from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and other States and after changing their engine number, chassis number and vehicle number and sold them in the faraway northeastern...

CBI raids 14 locations, 4 of its own officials

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The CBI on Thursday conducted searches at 14 locations including Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Meerut and Kanpur on the premises of four of its own officials, including two Deputy Superintendents of Police, an Inspector and a Steno besides private persons, including advocates, on allegations of compromising the investigation of certain...

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