‘2/3rd Indians have Covid antibodies’

‘2/3rd Indians have Covid antibodies’

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

40 crore people are still at risk, says sero survey by ICMR  The fourth round of the national sero survey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) that covered 70 districts across 21 States in June-July showed that two-thirds of the country’s population aged above six has developed antibodies...

PM slams Opp as House disrupted over tapping row

PM slams Opp as House disrupted over tapping row

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament was marred by disruptions, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing the Opposition of not liking “women and those from deprived sections — Dalits, tribals, farmers and OBCs — finding their place in the Union Cabinet.” The PM made this calculated attack on...

Bid to malign Indian democracy: Vaishnaw

Bid to malign Indian democracy: Vaishnaw

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

On Pegasus list himself, IT Min says illegal spying impossible in the country The Government on Monday strongly refuted allegations of its alleged involvement in the Pegasus telephone tapping scandal and accused the Opposition of using it to disrupt Parliament. Information Technology and Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, whose name was also found...

FATF review of India’s anti-money laundering steps deferred again

Monday, 19 July 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

An evaluation by global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to analyse the effectiveness of India’s anti-money laundering moves and countering terrorist financing regime has been postponed for the second time due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and is now slated to be initiated next...

Sidhu elevated as Punjab Cong chief amid strife

Sidhu elevated as Punjab Cong chief amid strife

Monday, 19 July 2021 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Amid voices of opposition, the Congress High Command late on Sunday evening announced the elevation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as the new party president of the Punjab unit, ending the impasse prevailing within the party for over a month. Sidhu would be assisted by four working presidents — Sangat Singh...

ISI asks Taliban to target infra developed by India

ISI asks Taliban to target infra developed by India

Monday, 19 July 2021 | Rakesh K Singh | New Delhi

New Delhi has invested over $3 billion towards reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan The Pakistani deep State led by its covert agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been persuading the Taliban Islamists to target infrastructure developed and financed by India in the war-ravaged Afghanistan. India has invested over $3 billion towards reconstruction efforts in...

UP makes Covid negative report must to enter State

Monday, 19 July 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Government has now made it mandatory for the passengers travelling to UP from States with a high positivity rate to produce a negative RT-PCR (Covid-19) report before entering the State. Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgel said the UP Government in order to prevent rise in Covid cases...

33 killed as heavy rains lash Mumbai; rail, air services hit

Monday, 19 July 2021 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

As many as 33 people were killed and several others injured on Sunday, after a virtual cloudburst and consequent heavy rains that ravaged the metropolis and the neighbouring areas coming under the Mumbai Metropolis Region (MMR) affecting the rail, road and air services in the country’s commercial capital. On Sunday morning,...

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