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PM pays homage to armed forces on Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has paid homage to armed forces on Kargil Vijay Diwas. “On Kargil Vijay Diwas, we remember the courage and determination of our armed forces, who steadfastly protected our nation in 1999. Their valour continues to inspire generations”, the Prime Minister said.   On Kargil ... Read More »

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar holds meeting with World Bank representatives to bring large Bihad area of Gwalior–Chambal region under agriculture

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Shri Narendra Singh Tomar held a meeting on 25th July, 2020 through Video Conference to deliberate with the representatives of World Bank, senior officers of the Department of Agriculture, Madhya Pradesh, scientists, Vice-chancellor of Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa ... Read More »

Sikkim extends lockdown till 1st August due to rise in Corona cases

 The state was already under lockdown from 21st July till Monday morning, which has now been extended. The Sikkim government extended the lockdown following a rapid surge in COVID19 cases and designation of several containment zones across the state, especially in East and South Sikkim districts. The state also reported ... Read More »

PM Modi to launch High Throughput COVID-19 testing facilities today

These facilities will ramp up testing capacity in the country and help in strengthening early detection and treatment, thus assisting in controlling the spread of the pandemic. These three high-throughput testing facilities have been set up strategically at ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, Noida; ICMR-National Institute for Research ... Read More »

Home minister to attend CRPF’s raising day event

He will also pay homage to martyrs as a wreath will be placed on his behalf at Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch town, where the CRPF’s first battalion was raised on July 27, 1939, as the Crown Representative’s Police (CRP) under the British. Its name was changed to Central Reserve Police Force ... Read More »

Stern action is proposed against the 1474 risky exporters

Finance Ministry sources said, the number of such untraceable risky exporters has gone up to 1,474 as on date. The IGST refund is suspended in all such cases where there is adverse report post verification about the exporter or their suppliers. However, Customs officials have been sensitized to expedite refunds ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Hanna leaves trail of destruction along Texas coast

Eventually downgraded to a tropical storm, Hanna came ashore on Padre Island on Saturday afternoon as a Category 1 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale and later made a second landfall in Kenedy County, Texas. Powerful winds smacked down at least three 18-wheeler trucks and a recreational vehicle, with tow ... Read More »

COVID-19 recovery rate in India improves to 63.92 %

This has taken the total number of recovered cases to 8,85,576. Union Health Ministry said, the recovery rate has reached 63.92 per cent. The gap between recovered patients and active COVID-19 cases has further increased to over 4,17,000. The recovered cases are 1.89 times the active cases.  The Ministry has ... Read More »

First container train from India reaches Bangladesh

The arrival of the container train is the culmination of the process that started in 2017 when an MoU was signed between Container Corporation of India and the Bangladesh Container Company Ltd. The trial run of the first container train from Kolkata to Bangabandhusetu West station (BBW) took place in April ... Read More »

Number of confirmed Coronavirus cases worldwide cross 16 million mark

Russia has recorded 5,765 new Coronavirus cases and 77 more deaths today. Russia’s Coronavirus crisis response center said, the nationwide tally of infections has risen to 8,12,485.  In France, the health authorities are making COVID-19 tests available free of charge without preion as they closely monitor an uptick in infections ... Read More »

Woman delivers baby on NDRF boat in flood-hit Bihar

The woman named Rima Devi (age- 25 yrs), wife of Muni Lal Mahato, resident of village Gobari, Block- Banjariya, District- East Champaran (Motihari) was in advanced stage of pregnancy at river Burhi Gandak flood-hit village. On getting information about this marooned pregnant lady, rescuers of 9 Battalion NDRF who were ... Read More »

Childbirth on NDRF rescue boat at district East Champaran, Bihar

The woman named Rima Devi (age- 25 yrs), wife of Muni Lal Mahato, resident of village Gobari, Block- Banjariya, District- East Champaran (Motihari) was in advance stage of pregnancy at her river Burhi Gandak flood-hit village. On getting information about this marooned pregnant lady, rescuers of 9 Battalion NDRF who ... Read More »

First container train from India arrives in Bangladesh

It had started from Majerhat station near Kolkata on Friday with a consignment of soaps, shampoos, other FMCG items and textile fabric in 50 containers. The Railway Advisor in the High Commission of India Anita Barik told Prasar Bharti Special Correspondent at Dhaka that the Container Train Service is going ... Read More »

Covid-19 recovery rate in country stands at 63.91 %

A record 36 thousand 145 people recovered in 24 hours pushing the recovery rate to 63.91 per cent. The case fatality rate has further declined to 2.31 per cent in the country.   The Health and Family Welfare Ministry today said the total recovered cases climbed to eight lakh 85 ... Read More »