4/16/2021

Lucknow, 16 April: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has tested positive for COVID-19.

4/16/2021

New Delhi, 16 April: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi virtually addressed the inaugural session of the sixth edition of Raisina Dialogue on April 13 about #ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control”.

4/15/2021

New Delhi, 15 April: The Delhi government has decided to enforce a weekend curfew to contain the spread of coronavirus.

4/15/2021

New Delhi, 15 April: India is concerned about a vacuum developing in Afghanistan following the proposed withdrawal of the United States and NATO forces from the country, the chief of the defence staff said on Thursday.

4/14/2021

Indian State of Maharashtra is imposing lockdown from today with the spike in coronavirus cases, of late.

4/13/2021

New Delhi, 13 April: India’s top drug regulatory body late on Monday gave the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine developed by a Moscow laboratory permission for use in an emergency situation, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund said.

4/13/2021

India on Day 1 of the ‘Tika Utsav’ administered 27.69 lakh doses of the Covid-19 vaccine till Sunday evening, the Health Ministry said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling the drive the “beginning of another major war against corona”.

4/13/2021

New Delhi, 12 April: As more than 10,000 new infections were detected in Delhi for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal warned on Sunday that the capital may have to be put under lockdown if hospitals start running out of Covid beds.

4/13/2021

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to get a boost.

4/13/2021

India reported a record 168,912 COVID-19 infections overnight, data from the health ministry showed on Monday, overtaking Brazil to become the second-most affected country globally by the coronavirus.

4/13/2021

A day after India and China concluded their 11th round of discussions at the Corps Commander-level to try and end the nearly year-long military standoff along the Line of Actual Control, the Ministry of Defence said Saturday that “the two sides had a detailed exchange of views for the resolution of the remaining issues related to disengagement along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh”.

4/13/2021

In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the antiviral injection and its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) has been banned till the situation improves.

4/13/2021

With a surge in Covid-19 cases in Gujarat and Maharashtra, and imposition of stricter curfew or other regulations showing a possible out flux of migrant workers, the Western Railways announced that it will introduce 14 summer special trains to UP, Bihar and Assam.

4/13/2021

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost.

4/9/2021

In view of the rising coronavirus cases, the Delhi government has imposed night curfew from 10PM to 5AM with immediate effect, Indian media reports said on Tuesday.

4/9/2021

New Delhi, 9 April: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi.

4/4/2021

New Delhi, 4 March: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind was on Saturday shifted from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to a special room at the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital after undergoing bypass surgery earlier this week.

4/2/2021

Srinagar India, April 2: The machine guns peeking over parapets of small, sandbagged concrete bunkers and the heavy artillery cannons dug deep into Himalayan Kashmir’s rugged terrain have fallen silent. At least for now.

4/1/2021

Wuhan: China has gone from being the world’s epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic to one of the countries with the lowest reported infection rates one year after the Covid-19 virus was first identified in China’s Wuhan.

3/30/2021

New Delhi, March 30: India reported the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in five months on Monday, with the second wave of the disease driven by surging infections in the country’s richest state Maharastra.

3/25/2021

India’s Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday informed Rajya Sabha that petrol and diesel are sold secretly on a large scale in districts of Bihar that are bordering Nepal due to the price difference of Petrol and diesel in both countries and said that 84 persons were apprehended in the last six months for smuggling the same.

3/24/2021

ndia reported 275 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, the most this year, as a second surge in cases fills up hospital beds in big states such as Maharashtra.

3/23/2021

New Delhi, 23 March: India reported its most COVID-19 cases and deaths in months on Monday, on the first anniversary of the start of a chaotic nationwide lockdown that left many people jobless and shrank the economy.

3/22/2021

New Delhi, 22 March: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin held delegation-level talks at Vigyan Bhawan.

3/21/2021

New Delhi, 21 March: India reported 40,953 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the biggest daily jump in nearly four months, with its richest state and economic backbone Maharashtra accounting for more than half the infections.