Malegaon blast trial: Maha ATS officials leave NIA court after defense objects

Malegaon blast trial: Maha ATS officials leave NIA court after defense objects

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PTI | Mumbai

Two officials of the Maharashtra ATS  on Thursday left the special court here which is conducting the trial of the 2008 Malegaon blast case after the defense lawyers objected to their presence.The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) had probed the case initially before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) took it over. When...

Active Covid cases in India decline to 22,02,472

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

The active Covid-19 cases have decreased to 22,02,472 and now comprises 5.46 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.33 per cent. However, more than 400 districts are still reporting over 10 per cent positivity rate. Also, the daily positivity rate -...

If colleague honoured, greet him with appreciation: Karan Singh on Nabi's Padma award

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

Amid internal rumblings in the Congress over Ghulam Nabi Azad being awarded Padma Bhushan, senior Congress leader Karan Singh on Thursday said national awards should not become subject of intra-party controversy and if “one of our colleagues” is honoured, he should be greeted with warm appreciation rather than “snide remarks”. Singh’s...

Congress to chalk out plan for Budget Session

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

Top Congress leaders will hold deliberations on Friday morning to discuss the party's strategy during the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament. Congress President Sonia Gandhi will hold discussions with senior party leaders at a virtual meeting of the Parliamentary Strategy Group. The group is headed by Sonia Gandhi, who is also the...

Centre mulling to revisit booster dose policy

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

The Centre is rethinking over the relevance of the precaution Covid-19 dose to all the categories. Currently the jabs are being administered to the frontline and healthcare workers along with 60 plus population in the country. The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) for Covid-19 held a high level meeting...

Covaxin, Covishield to be available in clinics, hospitals, not stores

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

Hospitals and clinics can now purchase Covid-19 vaccines — Covishield and Covaxin but these will not be available at medical stores for general public, as per the condition put by the India's drug regulator, Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), on Thursday which granted regular market approval for the jabs...

Bank loan fraud: ED attaches assets of Hyderabad-based firm

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached immovable properties worth Rs 43.25 crore belonging to Hyderabad-based Sheetal Refineries Limited and its promoter and MD Jitender Kumar Agarwal under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for defrauding State Bank of Hyderabad and Punjab National Bank in a bank fraud case. The ED...

Info correct: Twitter on Rahul plaint of sharp drop in followers’ number

Friday, 28 January 2022 | PNS | New Delhi

After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wrote to Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal last month flagging a sharp drop in his followers, Twitter on Thursday said numbers are ‘meaningful  and accurate’. Twitter also pointed out that it does not arbitrarily censor political content and elevating political debate and open discourse is fundamental...

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