Cyclone Tauktae storms over Mumbai, razes trees, damages homes

Cyclone Tauktae storms over Mumbai, razes trees, damages homes

🕔10:25, 17.May 2021

Mumbai, May 17  Cyclone Tauktae hit Mumbai with full fury bringing heavy rains, strong gales of over 60-75 km/hr, which wreaked havoc by uprooting scores of trees, damaged some homes, and disrupted road traffic, though there are no human casualties,

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Govt to ‘defend’ its case legally if Cairn’s seizure plan proceeds

Govt to ‘defend’ its case legally if Cairn’s seizure plan proceeds

🕔07:02, 17.May 2021

New Delhi, May 17  Amid reports of identification of Indian assets overseas worth $70 billion by UK’s Cairn for potential seizure, informed sources in the government said that the Centre is well aware of its legal rights and will defend

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DRDO imports zeolite to make oxygen for Covid-hit

DRDO imports zeolite to make oxygen for Covid-hit

🕔07:00, 17.May 2021

Bengaluru, May 17  Two Air India cargo aircraft have landed in Bengaluru with 34,200kg of zeolite imported by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to make medical oxygen for treating Covid patients, an official said on Sunday. “The two

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Delhi Metro extends suspension of services till ‘further notice’

Delhi Metro extends suspension of services till ‘further notice’

🕔20:49, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  In wake of the Delhi government’s order of extension of lockdown in the city for another week (till May 24), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday announced it was also extending the suspension of

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Nishank receives international honour, dedicates it to Covid warriors

Nishank receives international honour, dedicates it to Covid warriors

🕔20:48, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has been honoured with “International Invincible Gold Medal” of 2021. In a statement to the media, Tony Nader, president of Maharshi Organisation world-wide and various Maharshi Universities, said that Nishank

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Now online booking on CoWIN for 2nd vax dose not before 12 weeks

Now online booking on CoWIN for 2nd vax dose not before 12 weeks

🕔20:45, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Requisite changes have now been made on the CoWIN digital portal, making online or on-site appointments for Covishield vaccine not possible if the period after first dose for a beneficiary is less than 84 days, it

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Lockdown extended till May 24 in Delhi: Kejriwal

Lockdown extended till May 24 in Delhi: Kejriwal

🕔20:44, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  The Delhi government has extended lockdown period for one more week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday. “We have been witnessing good recovery following the lockdown. Coronavirus cases have been on a decline. We don’t

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Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rains claim 4 lives in Karnataka

Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rains claim 4 lives in Karnataka

🕔17:29, 16.May 2021

Bengaluru, May 16  Four persons died in isolated incidents across coastal and central Karnataka due to heavy rains and gusty winds triggered by Cyclone Tauktae during the last 24 hours, a weather official said on Sunday. “The isolated incidents occurred

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Over 20 cr vaccine doses given to states/UTs free of cost: Centre

Over 20 cr vaccine doses given to states/UTs free of cost: Centre

🕔17:26, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Over 20 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs free of cost by the Centre so far and more than 1.84 crore doses are still available with them to administer to people, an official statement

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Indian Railway commissions Wi-Fi at 6,000th railway station

Indian Railway commissions Wi-Fi at 6,000th railway station

🕔17:25, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Indian Railways has commissioned Wi-Fi at 6,000th railway station in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district, the Ministry of Railways said on Sunday. “With the commissioning of Wi-Fi at Hazaribagh Town falling under Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand in Dhanbad

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Airtel announces benefits for low-income customers amid Covid crisis

Airtel announces benefits for low-income customers amid Covid crisis

🕔17:23, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Bharti Airtel on Sunday announced special benefits for low-income customers on its network to help them stay connected during the ongoing pandemic. As a one-time gesture, Airtel will give the Rs 49 pack free of cost

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FPIs pull out Rs 6,427 cr from Indian equities

FPIs pull out Rs 6,427 cr from Indian equities

🕔17:22, 16.May 2021

Mumbai, May 16  Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) continue to pull out investments from the Indian equities amid the severe Covid crisis and the lockdowns across states. So far in May, FPIs have pulled out a net investment of Rs 6,427

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Microsoft, AWS share top spot in Public Cloud Services market

Microsoft, AWS share top spot in Public Cloud Services market

🕔17:21, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16 Microsoft shared the top position with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the worldwide public cloud services market grew 24.1 per cent (year-over-year) in 2020 with revenues reaching $312 billion, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Spending

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Petrol, diesel prices rise again on Sunday

Petrol, diesel prices rise again on Sunday

🕔17:19, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Petrol and diesel prices have increased across the four metros on Sunday after a pause for a day. In the national capital, petrol price increased 24 paise to Rs 92.58 per litre, up 24 paise from

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Tracking variant’s epidemiology a time-taking process: Renu Swarup

Tracking variant’s epidemiology a time-taking process: Renu Swarup

🕔15:41, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Tracking a variant, sequencing and analysing its epidemiology and understanding its clinical manifestation is a time-taking process, says Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. The UK variant, B.1.1.7, was first noted in

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Oxgyen generator given by Israel up and running at Kolar KGF Hospital, Karnataka

Oxgyen generator given by Israel up and running at Kolar KGF Hospital, Karnataka

🕔15:16, 16.May 2021

The #oxygen generator from #Israel is up and running at Kolar KGF Hospital. It is truly our honour to be able to help #India in the battle against #Covid19SecondWave @CMofKarnataka pic.twitter.com/7ar7Klpu7z — Israel in Bengaluru (@IsraelBangalore) May 16, 2021

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Second batch of #SputnikV has landed in Hyderabad : Russian Ambassador to India

Second batch of #SputnikV has landed in Hyderabad : Russian Ambassador to India

🕔14:21, 16.May 2021

Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) The second consignment of the Sputnik V vaccine landed in Hyderabad on Sunday. A special cargo flight carrying 60,000 doses landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. A second batch of #SputnikV has landed in Hyderabad today!

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Gopal Baglay, Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka speaks on Bilateral relations, business opportunities, Tourism & people to people to people contacts

Gopal Baglay, Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka speaks on Bilateral relations, business opportunities, Tourism & people to people to people contacts

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Govt ready to defend ‘illegal’ enforcement action if pursued by Cairn: Sources

Govt ready to defend ‘illegal’ enforcement action if pursued by Cairn: Sources

🕔09:39, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Government and other public sector undertakings have not received any notice from courts in US and other countries for attachment of any property in pursuance to UK-based energy major Cairn Energy Plc. plea to recover $

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India will have 51.6 crore vaccine doses by end of July: Harsh Vardhan

India will have 51.6 crore vaccine doses by end of July: Harsh Vardhan

🕔09:38, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that India will have 51.6 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses by July end including the 18 crore doses already administered. Vardhan reviewed the public health response to Covid-19 and

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