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Italy to impose national curfew amid rising COVID-19 cases

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a new decree signed Wednesday to further improve nationwide pandemic prevention and control measures from November 5 to December 3, and implement stricter controls and blockades in high-risk areas. According to the decree, a curfew will be imposed across Italy from 22:00 to 05:00 the …

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India’s COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 92.20 %

With recovery of more than 77 lakh people so far, the national recovery rate has reached at 92.20 per cent.  With overall recovery of nearly 77 lakh 12 thousand patients, the recovered cases in the country stand at nearly 15 times the number of active cases.  Over 55 thousand patients …

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Nearly 12.10 lakh COVID samples tested in last 24 hrs across country

With nearly 12 lakh 10 thousand COVID samples tested in the last 24 hours, the cumulative testing figure has reached over 11 crore 42 lakh mark.  The Union Government and Indian Council of Medical Research have scaled up the testing infrastructure in a calibrated manner.  India’s testing capacity has touched …

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US COVID-19 cases approach 9.5 mln

The CSSE said that the country’s cumulative case count had reached 9,472,548, including a death toll of 233,596, as of 18:24 Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday. According to a CNN report, the daily number of new cases in the United States continues to rise. In at least 36 states, the …

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Last day of poll campaigning in Bihar

In this phase, 78 constituencies spread over 15 districts including  Kishanganj ,Katihar, Madhepura and Supaul will go to polls on the 7th of November.   Polling for by election to Valmiki Nagar Parliamentary seat, will also be held simultaneously.   Stalwarts of BJP, RJD and Congress are making last ditch …

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Army Chief General on a visit to Nepal

General Naravane went to Kumari Ghar in Kathmandu Durbar Square and worshipped Living Goddess “Kumari” and later toured around Basantapur Durbar Square along with his spouse Veena Naravane.   Later, while touring around the ancient palace of the Himalayan Nation, General Naravane was briefed about temples and other structures standing …

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Pennsylvania governor calls for every vote to count

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vowed that “every vote is going to count.” He said, “I’m gonna fight like hell to protect the vote of every Pennsylvanian. I’m going to do everything in my power to make sure that every vote counts.” The Trump campaign has also filed lawsuits in …

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PM Modi to chair Virtual Global Investor meet

The VGIR is being organized by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, and National Investment and Infrastructure Fund. It is an exclusive dialogue between leading global institutional investors, Indian business leaders and the highest decision makers from the Government of India and Financial Market Regulators. Union Finance Minister, Union …

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First Committee of UNGA adopts annual resolution tabled by India

India’s Permanent  Representative at the UN TS Tirumurti Informed in a tweet that the resolution  was co-sponsored by more than 75 countries & adopted by consensus. India, a victim of state-sponsored cross-border terrorism, has been at the forefront in highlighting the serious threat to international peace and security emanating from …

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MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes, as was done in previous seasons. Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is progressing at a good pace in the procuring States/UTs of Punjab, Haryana, …

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Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge to Support Cities to Develop, Pilot & Scale Solutions to Enhance Quality of Life of Young Children, Caregivers/Families

Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched three initiatives, namely, the Nurturing Neighborhoods Challenge focusing on shaping cities for young children and their families; the Data Maturity Assessment Framework to evaluate data ecosystems of cities; and an on-line training programme for …

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Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism & Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel virtually inaugurates “Tourist Facilitation Centre” facility at Guruvayur, Kerala under PRASHAD Scheme today

Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism & Culture Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” facility constructed under the project “Development of Guruvayur, Kerala” under PRASHAD Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism through Virtual Platform today. Union Minister of State for External Affairs Sh. V. Muraleedharan, and Minister for …

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India sustains trend of consistently low Active Cases

With a high number of COVID patients recovering every day and the sustained fall in the mortality rate, India’s steady trend of registering dipping active cases continues. The active caseload is sustained below the 6L mark for the sixth successive day today. India’s active caseload stands at 5,33,787 today. Presently the active …

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