Shield generated by other strains not immune to Delta

Shield generated by other strains not immune to Delta

Saturday, 16 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Delhi Covid-19 cases shot up in April when Alpha was displaced by Delta rise: Study The severe outbreak of Covid-19 in Delhi in first quarter of this year when cases shot up from approximately 2,000 daily cases to alarming 20,000 (between 31 March and 16 April) showed that not only the...

Allow Chhath in Delhi as Covid under control, Kejriwal urges L-G

Allow Chhath in Delhi as Covid under control, Kejriwal urges L-G

Friday, 15 October 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Development after protest by BJP, Cong against ban Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal to allow Chhath puja celebrations in the national Capital. In his letter to the L-G, Kejriwal asked him to call a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) as soon as...

Bid to standardise BSF’s role in States along IB

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Centre’s decision to expand the operational jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) from 15 km to 50 km in Assam, Punjab and West Bengal, and reduce it from 80 km to 50 km in Gujarat is aimed at standardising the Central paramilitary’s role in the States with International...

India gets re-elected to UNHRC

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PTI | United Nations

India was re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council for the 2022-24 term on Thursday and vowed to continue to work for the promotion and protection of Human Rights through “Samman, Samvad and Sahyog.” “India gets re-elected to the @UN_HRC (2022-24) for a 6th term with overwhelming majority. Heartfelt gratitude to...

Several States hit by power crisis

Friday, 15 October 2021 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh in the northern region, Andhra Pradesh in the southern region, Bihar and Jharkhand in the eastern region and Gujarat in the western region are being adversely affected by the existing power crisis even as the Centre has gone all out to ensure States are...

Sulking Sidhu falls in line

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

A truce seems to have been struck as a sulking Punjab Congress president Navjot Sidhu on Thursday met the party central leadership and emerged to say that he had expressed his “concerns regarding Punjab and Punjab Congress to the party high-command. I have full faith in Congress president, Priyanka and...

In close touch with Dhaka: MEA

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) noted on Thursday that the Indian Mission is in close contact with the Bangladeshi authorities over the reported attacks on Durga Puja pandals and temples. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi told the media, “We note that the Government of Bangladesh has reacted promptly to ensure...

PIA suspends flights to Af after threat from Taliban

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan’s national flag carrier on Thursday suspended flight operations to Afghanistan due to what it termed “security concerns”, hours after the Taliban Government threatened to ban the airline unless it reduced the fare on the Kabul-Islamabad route to previous levels. A spokesperson for the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) confirmed the development,...

State Editions

Rains in State till Oct 22

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

4 ZP prez posts reserved each for OBCs, SCs

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

What made Min Tudu lose tempers?

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Centurion prof gets Union Govt grant

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Japan a trusted partner in Odisha's industrial growth'

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Let Goa, Jaipur flights from BBSR go via Jharsuguda'

18 October 2021 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer