New Delhi, 18 February: India is third globally, after the US and the UK, in highest cumulative vaccination numbers, the Union health ministry said on Thursday.
New Delhi, 16 February: More than 200 Indian origin persons occupy leadership positions in as many as 15 countries including the United States and United Kingdom. Of these, 60 hold Cabinet ranks, according to the first of its kind-released by a US-based organisation working among Indian diaspora.
Patna, 14 February: The Bihar Health Department Saturday announced the setting up of 10 teams to randomly verify Covid testing data from across all the state’s 38 districts in the wake of The Indian Express investigation that found glaring gaps in testing records.
New Delhi, 14 February: India has won plaudits for gifting and selling COVID-19 vaccines around the world, but it will have to crank up the pace of immunisations at home to meet its targets.
New Delhi, February 12: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at a news conference on Wednesday informed that the country would receive around a million doses of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine sent from India in the early hours of Sunday.
Srinagar, 12 February: China and India have been pulling back frontline troops along disputed portions of their mountain border where they have been in a standoff for months, officials in both countries said.
New Delhi, 11 February: India and China have agreed to disengage troops from a bitterly contested lake area in the western Himalayas, the Indian defence minister said on Thursday, in a breakthrough after a months-long standoff on the disputed border.
Lucknow, 10 February: Rescuers raced to free around 35 Indian construction workers trapped in a tunnel, two days after the hydroelectric dam they were helping to build was swept away by a wall of water from a collapsed glacier that barrelled down a Himalayan river.
New Delhi, 9 Fenruary: U.S. President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed in a telephone call to strengthen Indo-Pacific security through the Quad grouping of countries that is seen as a way to push back against China’s growing assertiveness in the region.
Srinagar, 8 February: India ended an 18-month-long ban on high speed internet services on mobile devices in disputed Kashmir, where opposition to New Delhi has deepened after it revoked the region’s semi-autonomy.
Rudraprayag, 8 February: Rescuers in northern India were working Monday to rescue more than three dozen power plant workers trapped in a tunnel after part of a Himalayan glacier broke off and sent a wall of water and debris rushing down the mountain in a disaster that has left 18 people dead and 165 missing.
New Delhi, 7 February: AIR PicsIndia and Bahrain have agreed to forge deeper engagement in the field of renewable energy. The Joint Working Group in the field of Renewable Energy which held its first meeting in virtual format, underscored the importance of renewable energy to meet climate change goals.
New Delhi, 5 February: India rolled out 600,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines as grant assistance for Sri Lanka and Bahrain under its “Vaccine Maitri” initiative on Thursday, a day after Nepal and Myanmar launched their inoculation drives with made-in-India doses.
Mumbai, 5 February: India’s southern state of Andhra Pradesh will use a deepwater port to export rice for the first time in decades amid a global shortage of the grain, according to a government order seen by Reuters, which could raise shipments this year by a fifth.
New Delhi, 4 February: Protesting Indian farmers won global attention on Wednesday with prominent Western activists joining pop superstar Rihanna in support of their months-long campaign against agriculture reforms but India said the intervention was irresponsible.
Beijing, 3 February: China is presently conducting clinical trials of 16 COVID-19 vaccines, seven of which have entered phase three trials and one has conditionally hit the market, according to Wu Yuanbin, an official with the Ministry of Science and Technology.
New Delhi, 2 February, India has gifted over 55 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines to its neighbouring countries and several of those in its extended neighbourhood, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
New Delhi, 31 January: India’s economy contracted by 7.7% in the 2020-21 financial year, battered by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report released Friday.
Mumbai, 29 January : Three farm laws passed by the Indian government provide farmers new rights along with protecting their existing rights and facilities, the country's President Ram Nath Kovind told parliament on Friday.
New Delhi, 29 January: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country would release more locally made COVID-19 vaccines as New Delhi continues to save the lives of people in other countries by exporting medicines and vaccines.
Kathmandu, 28 January: China's anti-corona vaccine has been widely criticized around the world as it began distributing vaccines for geopolitical victories as the global vaccination campaign against the corona pandemic began.
New Delhi, 27 January: India has vaccinated 2 million health workers in less than two weeks and recorded 12,689 new coronavirus positive cases in the past 24 hours, a sharp decline from a peak level of nearly 100,000 in mid-September.
New Delhi, 27 January: Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a partnership to launch its COVID-19 vaccine in India, the Economic Times reported on Monday.
New Delhi, 26 January: India is celebrating 72nd Republic Day today (26 January) to mark the day India became a sovereign republic.
New Delhi, 26 January: India’s ministry of electronics and information technology has issued fresh notices to make permanent a ban imposed on video app TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps in June, Indian media reported late on Monday.