6/13/2021

Delhi, 13 June: Earlier this month, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the cancellation of key school-leaving examinations.

6/11/2021

New Delhi, 11 June: Many more men in India have received Covid-19 vaccines than women, government data showed on Tuesday, highlighting gender disparity in the country’s immunisation drive that has also disadvantaged the rural population.

6/10/2021

Mumbai, 10 June: Rizwanudeen, a 37-year old worker who delivers food in the southern Indian city of Chennai, struggles to pay his rent and loan instalments at the end of every month as he has been hit by the double whammy of higher fuel prices and fewer food orders.

6/10/2021

Gujrat, 10 June: In Gujarat, India, Lockdown will be open from June 11.

6/9/2021

New Delhi, 9 June: The central government of India has decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, till Diwali this year, the Prime Minister announced on Monday.

6/8/2021

New Delhi, 8 June: India’s capital New Delhi and financial hub Mumbai began a gradual easing of restrictions today as coronavirus infections in the country fell to a two-month low.

6/8/2021

New Delhi, 8 June: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the Indian federal government would provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to all adults from later this month in an effort to turn the tide of a pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands in India.

6/7/2021

New Delhi, 7 June: Pham Sanh Chau, Ambassador of Viet Nam to India, Nepal & Bhutan, distributed COVID relief material to various Indian institutes and bodies in an online & offline “Relief Presentation Ceremony”.

6/6/2021

New Delhi, 6 June: Some of India's states are easing lockdown restrictions as coronavirus infections subside, with the world's second most-populous nation on Saturday logging its lowest daily case count in nearly two months.T

6/6/2021

New Delhi, 6 June: India's capital city is preparing to deal with a coronavirus infection peak of 37,000 cases a day in future, its chief minister said as he also announced a partial easing of a lockdown.

6/4/2021

New Delhi, 4 June: Increase in manufacturing capacity of Covid-19 vaccines in India has the potential to be a game changer well beyond its borders, the Biden Administration said Thursday.

6/3/2021

New Delhi, 3 June: Expectations for India's economic growth are being revised sharply lower as a surge in people losing their jobs and defaulting on debt suggest a more halting recovery from the financial shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/3/2021

New Delhi, 3 June: India's government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for 15 billion rupees ($205.62 million).

5/31/2021

New Delhi, 31 May: The Delhi government has extended the Covid-induced lockdown till June 7.

5/31/2021

New Delhi, 31 May: Five-year-old Pratham and his 10-month-old brother Ayush lost their father to Covid in April. Days later, at a different Delhi hospital, they lost their mother.

5/31/2021

Mumbai, 31 May: India will have nearly 120 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines available for domestic use in June, the government said.

5/30/2021

Kathmandu, 30 May: India has viewed the World Health Organization (WHO) convened global study into the origin of COVID-19 as a crucial first step.

5/30/2021

New Delhi, 30 May: Coronavirus infections in the South Asia region surpassed 30 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally of official data, led by India which is struggling with a second COVID-19 wave and a vaccine shortage across the region.

5/30/2021

New Delhi, 28: The infection rate from the second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has decreased in the last few days in India. There are currently 2,419,107 active cases of COVID-19 in the country.

5/30/2021

New Delhi, 27 May: Lockdown has been extended in Delhi till May 31, announced Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

5/30/2021

London, 28 May: Pfizer and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are effective against the variant identified in India after two doses, according to a study.

5/30/2021

New Delhi, 27 May: Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief Samant Kumar Goel and Intelligence Bureau head Arvind Kumar have been given a one-year extension in their services, India’s Economic Times has reported.

5/26/2021

New Delhi, 25 May: The two major Indian cities-- Delhi and Mumbai-- that have been hit the hardest by the second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease have seen a decrease in the infection rate since the past few weeks. As many as 26.7 million people in India are infected by COVID-19 and 300,000 have died from the virus.

5/26/2021

New Delhi, 26: A powerful cyclone destroyed tens of thousands of mud houses in eastern India on Wednesday, forcing the closure of the busiest regional airport in Kolkata, as it brought storm surges to coastal areas, the second such event within a week.

5/23/2021

J&J vaccines. Jaishankar’s mission, during his visit from May 24-28, will be to “persuade the US to send as many vaccines as possible to India and its neighbours”. Recently, Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen had reached out to Jaishankar for lobbying with the US in this regard. Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives have also been asking for vaccines.