8 cows mowed down by train, 6 injured

8 cows mowed down by train, 6 injured

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PTI | Etawah (Uttar Pradesh)

Eight cows were killed and six were injured after speeding Rajdhani Express mowed them down near Tamera Ki Madaiya village on Delhi-Howrah route in Jaswantnagar area of Etawah district. The incident took place on Sunday, between Jaswantnagar and Balrai railway stations. According to the villagers, a herd of cattle was grazing near...

Avian influenza confirmed in 14 States: Centre

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Centre on Monday said that avian influenza has been confirmed in 14 States across the country so far. Of them, avian influenza has been confirmed in five states in poultry birds while in nine States it is confirmed in crow/migratory and wild birds. “Further, avian influenza has been confirmed in...

PM: Vaccines being developed, manufactured in India will help humanity at large against Covid

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Indian scientists and health warriors have risen to the occasion and the vaccines being manufactured in India will help our people as well as humanity at large in escaping from the COVID-19 pandemic, PM Modi said in a message to Maldivian President Ibrahim Solih on Monday. He conveyed this to Solih...

Cold wave warning extended till Jan 22 in north India

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

North India will continue to reel under the grip of an intense cold wave for a few more days. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday extended the cold wave warning in north India till January 22. According to the IMD, change in wind direction from easterly to westerly/north westerly is...

Agri Min bats for farm reforms, defends laws

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, on Monday said that the previous Governments could not introduce these reforms because of pressure tactics. “These reforms will go a long way in elevating the living standard of farmers. Whenever any reform is introduced, impediments are bound to come in the way,” Tomar said. The...

Snags in Co-WIN, only 41% of target number inoculated in G’gram

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | IANS | Gurugram

Gurugram reported Co-WIN application glitches in all its 45 vaccine session sites on the second day of the inoculation drive on Monday, resulting in only 41 per cent of the healthcare workers getting the vaccine jabs, which was lesser than the targeted numbers, health officials said. The officials involved in the...

EC to visit poll-bound Assam, WB today

Monday, 18 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora along with Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar will visit Assam and West Bengal beginning Monday to take stock of preparations for assembly polls to be held in the next few months.   The commission would reach Guwahati on Monday evening and leave for Kolkata...

Nitish Kumar woos NRIs to invest in Bihar

Monday, 18 January 2021 | IANS | Patna

In a bid to attract Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) of Bihar origin, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held talks through video conference with members of the Bihar-Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA). Nitish invited BJANA members on Saturday evening to visit Bihar and see for themselves what he said was the development undertaken...

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