April 20, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Addressing the 54th Commission on Population and Development on the theme ‘Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development’ here on Monday, he said that the Government of India accords the highest priority to food security and nutrition as evidenced by the various national legal instruments and schemes over the last few years.
- April 20, 2021 11:26 AM IST
The Indian drug regulator had approved the Russian-made Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use earlier this month. Dr Reddy's will import and sell the jab in India.
- April 20, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The India-EU summit is scheduled for May 8 in Porto, the second-largest city of Portugal.
- April 20, 2021 11:24 AM IST
President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump had invoked the war-time Defence Production Act (DPA) that leaves US companies with no option but to give priority to the production of COVID-19 vaccines and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for domestic production to combat the deadly pandemic in America, the worst-hit nation.
- April 20, 2021 11:05 AM IST
As Delhi went into a six-day lockdown from Monday night amid the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, hundreds of migrant workers thronged the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal to board the buses for their native places.
- April 20, 2021 10:59 AM IST
India reported more than 2 lakh COVID-19 new cases for the 6th consecutive days according April 20 update. Active cases rose to 20.31 lakh mark. Over 12.71 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- April 20, 2021 10:58 AM IST
The party that ruled Bengal for 34 uninterrupted years has been relegated to the margins. The assembly election is all about the Trinamool and the BJP. Its history of political violence and dismal economic record have a lot to do with voters’ disenchantment with the Left.
- April 20, 2021 10:56 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's virtual meeting with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers comes a day after the Centre announced that all Indians above 18 years of age will be eligible to get the jab from May 1.
- April 20, 2021 10:48 AM IST
Speaking to reporters here, he said, "Bengaluru is the epicentre of Karnataka. If you see the total cases, at least 70 per cent are reported in Bengaluru."
- April 20, 2021 10:47 AM IST
'Finally the Central govt has relented & taken decision to allow everyone above 18 to be vaccinated. The Central govt should now ensure adequate availability of vaccines so that people above the age of 18 years can be vaccinated asap, ' he tweeted. 'We look forward to a rational & transparent strategy for vaccine distribution among states in the coming days,' he added.
- April 20, 2021 10:29 AM IST
India has so far granted emergency use authorisation to three COVID-19 vaccines -- Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik V.
- April 20, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Coronavirus update: The death toll increased to 1,80,530 with a record 1,761 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
- April 20, 2021 09:50 AM IST
TV Scaria was the founder of Kerala’s most popular umbrella brand Popy. He received IMM awards multiple times.
- April 20, 2021 09:45 AM IST
EPFO subscribers can now check their PF or EPF balance without the Universal Account Number (UAN) number by logging in and following some simple steps
- April 20, 2021 09:32 AM IST
The centre, set up within a fortnight, is equipped with beds made out of cardboard which can be easily disposed of after use, MP government's COVID-19 advisory committee member Dr Nishant Khare told reporters on Monday.
- April 20, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Online and offline dealers are reportedly citing a waiting period of 10-15 days for the next delivery of oxygen cylinders
- April 20, 2021 09:16 AM IST
Chandrasekaran suggested the use of predictive analytics to anticipate pockets where there will be rise in COVID-19 cases, learning from what has happened in Delhi and Mumbai and have a concerted plan to be able to handle those segments.
- April 20, 2021 09:03 AM IST
The night curfew will be imposed in Kerala from April 20. Malls and cinemas will be allowed to function only till 7.30 pm.
- April 20, 2021 08:56 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government said it would not implement the Allahabad High Court order because it had to protect both lives and livelihoods.
- April 20, 2021 08:46 AM IST
CISCE's Gerry Arathoon, in the circular, has also directed the principals of all affiliated schools to begin the admission process for class 11, if not already started.
- April 20, 2021 08:36 AM IST
One of the officials said the administration of President Joe Biden had told India that its request was being considered and would be acted upon "at the earliest".
- April 20, 2021 08:27 AM IST
More than 12.71 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered across India so far.
- April 20, 2021 08:09 AM IST
The advisory further said that in case of necessary travel to India, get vaccinated before travel.
- April 20, 2021 08:01 AM IST
The Northern Railways' decision came hours after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a six-day lockdown -- from 10 pm on Monday till 5 am on April 26 -- which he said was necessary to deal with the rising number of COVID-19 cases as the city's health system was stretched to its limits.
- April 20, 2021 07:58 AM IST
They said the company has sought an early meeting of the subject expert committee on COVID-19 of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to take a decision on its application.