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  • 11:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mizoram extends lockdown till June 30

    The Mizoram government on Friday extended the lockdown with certain relaxations till June 30, a notification said.

  • 8:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    President appoints Anil Verma, Arun Kumar Sharma, Satyendra Kumar Singh, Sunita Yadav, Deepak Kumar Agarwal, and Rajendra Kumar (Verma) as Judges of Madhya Pradesh High Court

  • 8:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    President appoints Robin Phukan as an Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court

    President appoints Robin Phukan as an Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court. He will hold the office for a period of two years.

     

  • 6:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal Board releases evaluation criteria for Class 10th & 12th examinations

    For Class 10: 50% of (Class 9 marks)+ (50% of Class 10 internal assessment marks). 

    For Class 12: 40% (Best of 4 subs in Class 10) + 60% (Class 11 theory results) + (Class 12 & practicals).

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia (INSACOG) to release report on Delta Plus variant soon: Government sources

  • 5:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex, Nifty end flat; RIL, HDFC twins come to rescue

    The BSE Sensex staged a smart recovery to end in the positive terrain after diving over 722 points during the session on Friday, as heavyweights Reliance and HDFC duo saved the day for the benchmark.

    After swinging over 985 points during the day, the BSE gauge ended 21.12 points or 0.04 per cent higher at 52,344.45. On the other hand, the broader NSE Nifty slipped 8.05 points or 0.05 per cent to close at 15,683.35.

    Intraday, the index touched a high of 15,761.50 and a low of 15,450.90. In the Sensex pack, 18 shares suffered losses and 12 ended with gains.

    ONGC was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding around 4 per cent, followed by NTPC, PowerGrid, M&M, Nestle India, SBI and HCL Tech.

    On the other hand, HUL, Bajaj Auto, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finserv and IndusInd Bank were major gainers. Index heavyweights Reliance Industries as well as HDFC Bank and HDFC too logged gains – helping the Sensex end in the green.

  • 5:06 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh reaches Union Home Ministry

  • 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Health Ministry on Covid situation

    • We've been witnessing an increase in the recovery rate since May 3, which now stands at 96%. We are seeing a downward trend in active cases. Between June 11-June 17, the overall positivity case was less than 5% in 513 districts: Luv Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry
    • Studies show that chances of hospitalization are 75-80% less in vaccinated individuals. The possibility of such individuals needing oxygen support is around 8% and the risk of ICU admission is only 6% in vaccinated persons: Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, Niti Aayog
    • WHO-AIIMS survey shows seropositivity in persons below and above 18 years of age is almost equal. In persons above 18, the seropositivity rate is 67% & 59% in persons below 18. In urban areas, it is 78% in persons below 18 & 79% in above 18: Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, Niti Aayog
    • In rural areas, the seropositivity rate is 56% in persons below 18 years of age & 63% in persons above 18. The information show that the children were infected but it was very mild. Only isolated cases of infection may occur in children (during 3rd wave of COVID): Dr VK Paul
    • It may not be true that children will be disproportionately affected in the third wave as the serosurvey shows seropositivity was almost equal in all age groups. But govt is not leaving any stone unturned in terms of preparations: Luv Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry
  • 4:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Tripura extends COVID curfew till June 25

    The Tripura government has extended the COVID curfew from 2 pm to 5 am in Agartala and 11 other urban local bodies (ULBs) till June 25, a notification
    said. However, night curfew from 6 pm to 5 am has been lifted from the villages.

  • 4:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    LS Speaker Om Birla on Central Vista

    • Everyone has the right to have a opinion about Central Vista, says Om birla
    • Many kinds of expenses would be curtailed through new Parliament building: LS Speaker
    • In past 2 years we have saved 400 cr, says Lok Sabha Speaker
    • Digitisation has saved a lot of money in Lok Sabha, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla
  • 3:55 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian-American chemist wins European Inventor Award

    Indian-American chemist Sumita Mitra has won one of Europe's most prestigious innovation prizes for her pioneering use of nanotechnology in dentistry to produce stronger and more aesthetically pleasing fillings which are now used by dentists around the world.

    Mitra won European Inventor Award 2021 in the “Non-EPO countries” category.

  • 3:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    New Zealand PM receives Covid vaccine

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Friday received her first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in Auckland.

     

  • 3:44 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gautam Adani not Asia's 2nd richest any more

    Suffering a rout in the stock markets this week, Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has lost the coveted tag of being Asias second richest billionaire.

     

  • 2:23 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    West Bengal: Two people died, five injured in caving-in incident during tunnel construction work

    West Bengal: Two people died, five injured in caving-in incident during tunnel construction work

  • 2:22 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Assam: Congress expels Rupjyoti Kurmi from the primary membership of the party

    Assam: Congress expels Rupjyoti Kurmi from the primary membership of the party

  • 2:22 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Karnataka: Red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall issued in Dakshin Kannada, Udupi, other districts

    Karnataka: Red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall issued in Dakshin Kannada, Udupi, other districts

  • 12:39 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Assam: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspects DRDO's COVID care centre in Guwahati

    Assam: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspects DRDO's COVID care centre in Guwahati

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Assam Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi submits his resignation

    Assam Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi submits his resignation

  • 12:09 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Odisha: 6-year old missing girl found dead in Nayagarh District

    Odisha: 6-year old missing girl found dead in Nayagarh District

  • 9:59 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    MP: 7-month-old tiger cub dies after being hit by a vehicle on NH 43

    MP: 7-month-old tiger cub dies after being hit by a vehicle on NH 43

  • 9:58 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    If there's any truth, we'll take action: Karnataka HM on phone tapping allegations by BJP MLA Arvind Bellad

    If there's any truth, we'll take action: Karnataka HM on phone tapping allegations by BJP MLA Arvind Bellad

  • 9:49 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Assam: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visits Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

    Assam: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visits Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

  • 9:48 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Forced to fetch contaminated drinking water: J&K village locals

    Forced to fetch contaminated drinking water: J&K village locals

  • 8:12 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    We demand the MP govt to correct number of deaths due to COVID19: Jitu Patwari

    We demand the MP govt to correct number of deaths due to COVID19: Jitu Patwari 

  • 8:11 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Maharashtra: Part of building collapses in Thane West today

    Maharashtra: Part of building collapses in Thane West today

  • 7:28 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Karnataka: Madrasa converted into 25-bed COVID care centre in Hubli

  • 7:26 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Loni Assault Case: Ghaziabad Police sent legal notice to Twitter India MD

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