Colgate is the official Smile Partner for 6 teams in Dream11 IPL 2020

Udaipur : Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, the market leader in Oral Care in the country, in its continuous endeavor to Keep India Smiling, has collaborated as the official Smile Partner with 6 teams at the upcoming Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020. The teams include Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, …

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PM lays foundation stone of 9 highway projects in Bihar today

These nine highway projects involve a road length of about 350 kilometers. Prominent road projects are six laning of 39 km stretch of Patna Ring road, four laning of Ara-Mohania section of NH 30, Bakhtiarpur-Rajauli section of NH 31 and four laning of Narenpur-Purnea section of NH 131A. Paving the …

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Maharashtra: At least 10 dead in Bhiwandi building collapse

At least 10  people have lost their lives and 11 are admitted to the hospital in Bhiwandi of Thane District near Mumbai. A three-storied building collapsed in Patel Compound area Monday morning. 35 people have been rescued by locals. At least 20-25 people are still feared to be trapped, as …

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India, China hold 6th Commander level Talks at Moldo

The Core Commanders are sitting across the table after a gap of one and half month to discuss the border situation. However, in the backdrop of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Moscow and High powered China Study group meetings recently, along with the core Commander,  the Joint Secretary from external affairs …

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No significant mutation in SARS-CoV-2 in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

He informed that ICMR has been conducting large-scale sequencing of nationally representative strains of SARS-CoV-2 virus collected over the past several months over different time-points and detailed results on mutations and evolution of the virus will be available in early October. The Minister was answering  questions posed by his social …

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Minimum Support Price for farmers will continue: Government

He added farmers will continue to get MSP. He was brefing the media on Sunday Parliament  passed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill 2020 and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill 2020 with Rajya Sabha approving it on Sunday …

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MP: School uniforms to be now made by women SHGs

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that all the uniforms that will be made in the schools will be made by the women of Self Help Group. He was speaking at the credit distribution function of self-help groups of the credit camp program in the capital Bhopal. He said …

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Eight MPs suspended from Rajya Sabha for one week

People who have been suspended include, Congress members Rajiv Satav, Ripun Bora and Nazeer Hussain, TMC members Derek O’Brien and Dola Sen, CPI(M) MPs K.K. Ragesh and Elamaram Kareem and Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, V. Muraleedharan moved a motion to suspend these members …

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U.S. to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran arms

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said Iran could have enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon by the end of the year and that Tehran has resumed long-range missile cooperation with nuclear-armed North Korea. He did not provide detailed evidence regarding either assertion. The new sanctions fit into …

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Britain witnesses sharp rise in COVID-19 cases

According to health minister Matt Hancock, the country is at a tipping point on COVID-19. He has also warned that a second national lockdown could be imposed if people don’t follow government rules designed to stop the spread of the virus. Earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the UK …

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Impact of pandemic on child immunisation programmes

The utilization of immunization services slowed down at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, but coverage has improved subsequently because of series of measures been taken. To restore universal immunization, following steps were taken by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) during COVID-19 pandemic: States/ UTs …

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Steps taken for Documentation of various art forms

Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi has a scheme Survey, Research, Documentation, Dissemination & Publication which has the objective of preserving recordings of different arts forms, for the purpose of research and dissemination. Under the said scheme, Akademi provides grant to individuals and arts and cultural institutions for research work and documentation …

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COVID19 World: Over 3.12 crore coronavirus cases reported

The United States continues to top the list being the worst-hit country by the pandemic so far with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. The U.S. has crossed the 70 lakh mark in terms of Covid-19 cases with deaths now crossing 2.04 lakh. In terms of the death toll, Brazil …

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U.S.: More than 70 lakh COVID-19 cases and over 2.04 lakh deaths

Faraway doctors are helping treat rural American COVID-19 patients all thanks to technology. Vast stretches of rural America lack easy access to advanced medical care. Rural areas tend to have higher rates of underlying health conditions, their populations often are older and poorer making them more vulnerable to COVID-19. Tele-ICU …

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Taj Mahal re-opens for public after six months

Nation’s lead  tourist attraction, Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, have reopened for visitors on Monday, after an unprecedented closure of six months, due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Archaeological Survey of India officials have made all necessary arrangements for the reopening. Also, Mahabodhi temple, the first world heritage site of the Bihar …

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