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Newly appointed Commission reviews air quality scenario in NCR and adjoining areas; Identifies ten major immediate measures

The Commission noted that future action will necessitate consultation with various stakeholders. However, at this stage the Commission stressed the need to strictly enforce existing laws, rules, guidelines, directions and standard operating procedures to minimize air pollution on an emergency basis. The Commission also felt that active public involvement is ... Read More »

Health Minister reviews COVID and public health measures with Health Ministers and senior State officials of 9 States

These states included Andhra Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Haryana and Kerala. .K. K. Shailaja, Health Minister (Kerala), Pijush Hazarika, Health Minister (Assam), Balbir Singh Sidhu, Health Minister (Punjab), Etela Rajendra, Health Minister (Telangana), Rajiv Saizal, Health Minister (Himachal Pradesh) attended the meet on behalf of ... Read More »

COVID19: India reports 37th Day of Recoveries outnumbering New Cases

The trend of recoveries outnumbering new cases has continued for the 37th Day with 48,405 cases recovering in the last 24 hours. This trend has continued to shrink the active caseload of India which is presently 5.09 lakhs. With a manageable contribution of 5.95% of India’s total positive cases, India’s active caseload stands at 5,09,673. ... Read More »

PM Modi virtually inaugurates several developmental projects in Varanasi

The total cost implication of these projects is Rs. 614 crores. Prime Minister also interacted with the beneficiaries of these projects during the event. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh was present on the occasion. The projects inaugurated include Sarnath Light and Sound show, upgradation of Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital Ramnagar, sewerage ... Read More »

Dr. Harsh Vardhan holds first of its kind policy consultations with Indian Scientific Diaspora on STIP-2020 in a virtual meeting

Union Minister for Science Technology, Earth Sciences, and Health & Family Welfare, Dr.Harsh Vardhan chaired thefirst of its kind policy consultation with the highly-skilled Indian diaspora to facilitate channels for them to contribute to India’s Science Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) 2020, on Saturday evening in New Delhi.The consultation meeting was attended by ... Read More »

PM congratulates US Vice President elect Kamala Harris

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has congratulated US Vice President elect Kamala Harris. “Heartiest congratulations Kamala Harris! Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense pride not just for your chittis, but also for all Indian-Americans. I am confident that the vibrant India-US ties will get even stronger with ... Read More »

PM inaugurates Ro-Pax terminal at Hazira

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Ro-Pax terminal at Hazira and flagged off the Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira and Ghogha in Gujarat through video conferencing. He also interacted with the local users. He renamed the Ministry of Shipping as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. Speaking on the ... Read More »

Less than 50,000 cases reported in the last 24 hours

India has reported less than 50,000 daily new cases in the last 24 hours with 45,674 persons having tested positive for COVID-19. New daily cases have been trending downward since 15th of October. Keeping with the trend of recoveries outnumbering new cases, 49,082 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This ... Read More »

Italy’s coronavirus lockdown leaves many out and about

The restrictions – which divide the country into three zones according to the severity of the latest outbreak – are less severe than the blanket measures imposed when the pandemic first took hold in March. Like other countries in Europe, Italy, which reported more than 34,000 cases and 445 deaths ... Read More »

COVID-19 recovery rate in country improves further to 92.49%

With recovery of more than 78.68 lakh people so far, the national recovery rate has reached 92.49 per cent. 49,082 people recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours. With a high number of COVID patients recovering every day along with a steadily falling and sustained low mortality rate, India’s ... Read More »