215 migratory birds found dead in Himachal

215 migratory birds found dead in Himachal

Monday, 11 January 2021 | PTI | Shimla

Carcasses of 215 migratory birds were found in Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district on Sunday, taking the total number of such birds suspected to have died of avian influenza to 4,235, officials said. Each day, hundreds of migratory birds were found dead in the lake area...

900 hens die at Maha dist farm

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | PTI | Aurangabad

As man as 900 hens have died at a poultry farm in Murumba village in Parbhani district of Maharashtra, a senior official said on Saturday. Their samples have been sent for investigation to identify the exact cause of the death, Parbhani district collector Deepak Mulgikar told PTI.

10 infants immolated at Maha hospital

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

In a shocking incident, ten infants — aged between one and three months — were killed in the wee hours of Saturday, when a massive fire broke out in a Government hospital at Bhandara in eastern Maharashtra.  The fire — triggered prima facie by a short-circuit — broke out at the...

PLA soldier in Indian custody for transgressing LAC in Pangong

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Indian Army has apprehended a Chinese soldier in the areas of South of Pangong Tso (lake) in Eastern Ladakh where a stand-off between the two armies is on for the last nine months. The soldier transgressed across the LAC in India.  His interrogation is on.  This is the second...

Modi-led body to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

A high-level committee, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been constituted to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji  Subhas Chandra Bose in a “befitting manner”. A notification to this effect was issued on Saturday by the Ministry of Culture in which 85 members, including the PM, have been named,...

Of 33K fliers from UK, only 5K traced; strain cases rise to 90 in India

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Central Government on Saturday said that a total of 90 persons have been detected with the new “more transmissible” UK coronavirus mutant strain. They are kept in physical isolation in health facilities. Of 33,000 UK flyers who arrived in India from November 25 to December 23 last year, the...

Covid vaccination from Jan 16

Covid vaccination from Jan 16

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Modi terms it landmark step in fight against Covid-19; rollout date chosen as festivals will be over by Jan 15 Two days after celebrating Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, etc, India will kick off the much-awaited anti-coronavirus vaccination drive from January 16, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi terming the news...

Farm protest aim is to put Modi Govt on back foot

Sunday, 10 January 2021 | Swapan Dasgupta

The ongoing agitation is an instrument to put the Modi Government on the back foot. The calculation is that if Modi steps back, it will have a knock-on effect and reduce the Government’s appetite for future reforms. And, if the reforms are halted, the Modi Government will lose its momentum...

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