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  • Prez Kovind nominates former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha

    March 17, 2020 11:14 am Published by

    President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha. A notification to this effect was issued by the Centre yesterday. Mr Gogoi served as the 46th Chief Justice of India from 3rd... View Article

  • First human trial to evaluate vaccine against COVID-19 begins in US

    March 17, 2020 11:14 am Published by

    The first human trial to evaluate a candidate vaccine against coronavirus disease 2019 has begun in Seattle, US health officials said. The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) said in a statement that the open-label trial will enroll 45 healthy... View Article

  • Centre orders closure of all schools, colleges, gyms, museums, swimming pools & theatre till March 31

    March 17, 2020 11:13 am Published by

    The Centre has taken the decision to close all the educational institutions including school and colleges, gyms, museums, swimming pools, theaters till 31st of this month due to corona virus situation in the country. An advisory in this regard have... View Article

  • PM Modi calls for innovative & technology-driven solutions to fight Covid-19

    March 17, 2020 11:12 am Published by

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked people to share technology-driven solutions for coronavirus. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, a lot of people have been sharing technology-driven solutions for COVID-19. Prime Minister urged them to share it on citizen engagement... View Article

  • Coronavirus: Rajya Sabha member asks govt to consider exemption of cancellation charges by Airlines and Railways

    March 16, 2020 12:56 pm Published by

    A CPI-M member in the Rajya Sabha today asked the government to consider exemption of cancellation charges by Airlines and Railways in view of the threat of Coronavirus. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Elamaran Karim expressed concern over the... View Article

  • Railway Board orders withdrawal of curtains, blankets from AC coaches to check spread of COVID-19

    March 16, 2020 12:56 pm Published by

    Railway Board has asked all zonal railways to remove curtains and withdraw blankets from all trains as a precautionary measure to check the spread of COVID-19. The Board also directed to set the minimum temperature of ACs at 24-25 degree celsius.... View Article

  • Coronavirus cases in India rise to 110

    March 16, 2020 12:54 pm Published by

    The number of COVID 19 cases in the country has risen to 110 with Uttarakhand reporting its first case and one fresh case each in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. Union Health Ministry said, the number of cases includes two persons... View Article

  • Yes Bank reports Rs 18,564 crore loss for Q4, 2019

    March 16, 2020 11:13 am Published by

    YES Bank has reported a staggering Rs 18,654-crore loss for the December quarter due to higher recognition of dead assets on the books, and an erosion of capital buffers to the brink. The gross non-performing assets shot-up to Rs 40,709... View Article

  • COVID-19: UP govt closed cinema halls, clubs and multiplex in 11 districts till further orders

    March 16, 2020 11:13 am Published by

    Uttar Pradesh government has closed cinema halls, clubs and multiplex in 11 districts of the state till further orders in view of COVID-19. These include Lucknow, Agra, Gautambuddh Nagar, Gaziabad and 7 districts along Indo-Nepal border. The move comes after... View Article

  • Coronavirus: Fourth batch of 53 Indians arrive from Iran

    March 16, 2020 10:54 am Published by

    The fourth batch of 53 Indians has arrived from coronavirus affected Tehran and Shiraz in Iran. In a tweet, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, the latest batch of evacuees include 52 students and a teacher. With this, a total... View Article