Delta variant still responsible for 99% of Covid cases globally: WHO

Delta variant still responsible for 99% of Covid cases globally: WHO

🕔15:27, 29.Nov 2021

Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) While the world is on high alert due to the new Omicron Covid strain, Delta variant continues to be a major cause of the pandemic contributing to 99 per cent of cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO)

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Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%

Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%

🕔15:26, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) There has been an increase in the share of government health expenditure in the total GDP of the country, according to the National Health Account Estimate report. It has increased from 1.15 per cent in 2013-14

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Farm Laws Repeal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha too

Farm Laws Repeal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha too

🕔15:25, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Monday amid heavy sloganeering by the opposition that wanted a debate on the issue. The Bill was passed by a voice just as

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LS passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill sans debate

LS passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill sans debate

🕔15:24, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid sloganeering by opposition members, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was passed by the Lok Sabha by voice vote even as the opposition kept on demanding a discussion on the same. Immediately after the Union

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Bharti Axa Life settles Rs 106 Cr as Covid related claims

Bharti Axa Life settles Rs 106 Cr as Covid related claims

🕔15:22, 29.Nov 2021

Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Life insurer Bharti Axa Life Insurance Company Ltd on Monday said it had paid Rs 106 crore in Covid-19 related claims during the first half of FY22. The company also said it had earned a total premium

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Indian Parliamentary Delegation participates in meetings on sidelines of 143rd IPU Assembly at Madrid

Indian Parliamentary Delegation participates in meetings on sidelines of 143rd IPU Assembly at Madrid

🕔13:04, 29.Nov 2021

Madrid, 29 November 2021: An Indian Parliamentary Delegation (IPD) led by Bhartruhari Mahtab, MP is presently participating in the 143rd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly at Madrid, Spain from 26-30 November 2021. On the sidelines of the Assembly, Bhartruhari Mahtab, Dr.

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UP drive to include more farmers under PMFBY

UP drive to include more farmers under PMFBY

🕔13:01, 29.Nov 2021

Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is set to mobilise the farming community by launching a state-wide drive from December 1 to bring the maximum number of farmers under the Central crop insurance scheme — Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima

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Pak drones threaten human lives, Indian drones carry life-saving drugs: Jitendra Singh

Pak drones threaten human lives, Indian drones carry life-saving drugs: Jitendra Singh

🕔13:00, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) While launching a pilot project on the use of indigenously manufactured drones for delivering medicines in Jammu and its surrounding areas, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh, said on Saturday that while

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Indian Textile Inc rolls out the red carpet for UAE, rest of the world

Indian Textile Inc rolls out the red carpet for UAE, rest of the world

🕔12:57, 29.Nov 2021

Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) Indian textile leaders have rolled out the red carpet to investors from the UAE and other parts of the world, urging them to become part of the country’s textile success story. At a global investor summit, organised

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Japan closes borders for overseas travellers amid Omicron scare

Japan closes borders for overseas travellers amid Omicron scare

🕔12:55, 29.Nov 2021

Tokyo, Nov 29 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday that the government will ban the entry of all foreign nationals in principle from Tuesday amid concerns over the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. Kishida told local media that

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Widespread rain/snowfall forecast for J&K between Dec 5-7

Widespread rain/snowfall forecast for J&K between Dec 5-7

🕔12:54, 29.Nov 2021

Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Widespread rain and snowfall is likely to occur in Jammu and Kashmir between December 5 and 7, weather forecast said on Monday. An official of the Meteorological Department (MeT) said, “A Western Disturbance (WD) is most likely

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Recovery roadmap released for New Zealand tourism

Recovery roadmap released for New Zealand tourism

🕔12:51, 29.Nov 2021

Wellington, Nov 29 (IANS) New projections for the recovery of New Zealand tourism suggest that it could be 2024 before the industry gets close to its “new normal”. Tourism Industry Aotearoa (New Zealand) (TIA) released a Tourism Industry Roadmap to an

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Diesel, petrol prices unchanged since early November

Diesel, petrol prices unchanged since early November

🕔12:50, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Oil marketing companies have continued to keep prices of diesel and petrol unchanged across major Indian cities post revision of duties by the Centre and state governments on the Diwali eve in early November. Accordingly, diesel

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3.6 magnitude quake hits TN’s Vellore

3.6 magnitude quake hits TN’s Vellore

🕔12:49, 29.Nov 2021

Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) A 3.6 magnitude quake hit 59 km Southwest of Vellore city in Tamil Nadu in the wee hours on Monday. According to the National Center for Seismology, the depth of the quake that occurred at 4.17 a.m.

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Modi to inaugurate Gorakhpur AIIMS, fertiliser unit in Dec

Modi to inaugurate Gorakhpur AIIMS, fertiliser unit in Dec

🕔12:47, 29.Nov 2021

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the branch of AIIMS in Gorakhpur in mid- December. According to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in December an All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be inaugurated in Gorakhpur

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WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible

WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible

🕔08:06, 29.Nov 2021

Geneva, Nov 29 (IANS) It is not yet clear whether the Omicron Covid-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. It’s not yet clear whether Omicron

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Cooperation only way to move towards country’s development: Amit Shah

Cooperation only way to move towards country’s development: Amit Shah

🕔08:05, 29.Nov 2021

Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Sunday cited cooperation as the only way through which the country can move towards development. In the Gujarat capital to inaugurate and dedicate new Amul plants worth Rs 415

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SL bans travellers of 6 African countries over fear of new Covid variant, Omicron

SL bans travellers of 6 African countries over fear of new Covid variant, Omicron

🕔08:04, 29.Nov 2021

Colombo, Nov 29 (IANS) Amidst fear of newly discovered South African Covid-19 variant, ‘Omicron’, travellers from six African countries, including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Swaziland are to be banned from entering Sri Lanka from Saturday night. Dr.

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Centre’s proposed cryptocurrency ‘regulation’ may shift investors to equity

Centre’s proposed cryptocurrency ‘regulation’ may shift investors to equity

🕔08:02, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre’s proposed Bill on cryptocurrency regulation is expected to shift a sizable number of investors to equity markets, analysts said. During the winter session of Parliament starting Monday, the Centre aims to table the Cryptocurrency

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Agriculture Minister’s comments ‘unjustified’, ‘illogical’, says SKM

Agriculture Minister’s comments ‘unjustified’, ‘illogical’, says SKM

🕔08:01, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Terming them “not correct or inadequate responses”, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s comments that a Committee to deliberate on the issues of crop diversification, zero-budget farming, and making the

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