Half a million lives saved by Covid vax in less than a year in Europe

Half a million lives saved by Covid vax in less than a year in Europe

🕔12:10, 27.Nov 2021

London, Nov 27 (IANS) Covid vaccination has prevented almost 470,000 deaths among people aged 60 years and older across Europe between December 2020 and November 2021, finds a new study. The study, published in the journal Eurosurveillance, indicates that this figure

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Govt forms 5-member panel to monitor Central Vista project

Govt forms 5-member panel to monitor Central Vista project

🕔12:09, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Union government has formed a five-member Central Vista Oversight committee to monitor and ensure timely completion of its ambitious Central Vista Redevelopment project. The panel, headed by former finance secretary Ratan P. Watal, will keep

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Denmark to start vaccinating children aged 5-11 against Covid

Denmark to start vaccinating children aged 5-11 against Covid

🕔11:54, 27.Nov 2021

Copenhagen, Nov 27 (IANS) The Danish Health Authority (SST) recommends Covid-19 vaccination for children aged five to 11 as a “crucial weapon in keeping society open.” “We have seen an increase in infection rate among children. This is due to both

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Why this new Covid variant ‘OMICRON’ is more lethal that Delta

Why this new Covid variant ‘OMICRON’ is more lethal that Delta

🕔09:38, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the world reopens after 18-20 months of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns, a new variant of the coronavirus — called B.1.1.529 — has been identified in South Africa that has left the scientific community worried,

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WHO marks new covid strain as ‘OMICRON”, variant of concern

WHO marks new covid strain as ‘OMICRON”, variant of concern

🕔09:13, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified the new Covid variant detected in southern Africa this week as the ‘Variant of Concern’ following the Technical Advisory Group meeting on Friday. Dr @mvankerkhove gives an update on

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EU countries tighten travel rules over new Covid variant concerns

EU countries tighten travel rules over new Covid variant concerns

🕔07:24, 27.Nov 2021

Brussels, Nov 27 (IANS) A slew of European countries have restricted travel from southern Africa amid concerns over the new Covid-19 variant. The B.1.1.529 variant, first detected in South Africa, is reportedly more transmissible and has been classified as a “Variant

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2023 will see Kashmir on the Railway canvas

2023 will see Kashmir on the Railway canvas

🕔07:23, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The first proposal of bringing railways to Kashmir was made in 1898 by the Britishers, but their idea remained on paper. Fast forward some 120 years, and India’s dream of fully integrating with the Valley

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India’s foreign exchange reserves rise by $289 mn

India’s foreign exchange reserves rise by $289 mn

🕔07:22, 27.Nov 2021

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $289 million during the week ended November 19. The Reserve Bank of India’s forex reserves increased to $640.401 billion from $640.112 billion reported for the week ended November 12. India’s forex

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‘Gold Bond’ VIII to be issued at Rs 4,791 per gram

‘Gold Bond’ VIII to be issued at Rs 4,791 per gram

🕔07:21, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The issue price for Sovereign Gold Bonds’ next series has been fixed at Rs 4,791 per gram of gold. According to the Ministry of Finance, the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 (Series VIII) will be opened

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Forces with colonial mindset use freedom of expression to disrupt India’s development: PM

Forces with colonial mindset use freedom of expression to disrupt India’s development: PM

🕔07:19, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India’s development faces road blocks by “forces with a colonial mindset”, sometimes in the name of freedom of expression. In his address at a Constitution Day event organised by

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Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited launch  Model Retail Outlet Scheme and Darpan@petrolpump

Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited launch Model Retail Outlet Scheme and Darpan@petrolpump

🕔05:57, 27.Nov 2021

Mumbai, Nov 27, 2021:India Oil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited announced the launch of Model Retail Outlet Scheme and a Digital Customer Feedback Program called Darpan@petrolpump. Three oil PSU’s have joined hands to launch Model Retail

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HPCL bags  FIPI’s Oil Marketing Company of the Year Award

HPCL bags FIPI’s Oil Marketing Company of the Year Award

🕔05:54, 27.Nov 2021

Mumbai, Nov 27: HPCL is conferred with ‘Oil Marketing Company of the Year’ award 2021 by Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI), recognizing HPCL’s excellence in Oil and Gas Marketing. This is the third time in the last four years

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RBI accepts 21 recommendations on ownership of private banks

RBI accepts 21 recommendations on ownership of private banks

🕔05:49, 27.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has accepted 21 out of the 33 recommendations submitted by an internal working group on the ownership and corporate structure of India’s private sector banks. The internal group was constituted by

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Serum Institute resumes export of Covishield to COVAX

Serum Institute resumes export of Covishield to COVAX

🕔21:04, 26.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Pune-based vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII) on Friday resumed exporting Covishield vaccine doses to COVAX, a worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines. The first vaccine consignment left Pune on Friday for

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Sitharaman confers awards on CBIC officers in UP

Sitharaman confers awards on CBIC officers in UP

🕔21:03, 26.Nov 2021

Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, on Friday conferred the Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificates and Medals for ‘Specially Distinguished Record of Service’ on the officers and staff of Central Board of Indirect Taxes

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How can the parties which have lost their democratic character protect democracy: Modi

How can the parties which have lost their democratic character protect democracy: Modi

🕔21:00, 26.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at the opposition parties and said that ‘how can the parties which have lost their democratic character protect democracy’. Prime Minister Modi was speaking at the Constitution Day

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PM Modi respected kisans by withdrawing the farm bills – former MoS Home Hansraj Ahir

PM Modi respected kisans by withdrawing the farm bills – former MoS Home Hansraj Ahir

🕔20:53, 26.Nov 2021

BY Ashok Nilakantan New Delhi, Nov 26 : Former Minister of State for Home, Hansraj Ahir, today said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government  withdrew the three farm bills respecting the sentiments of farmers, who had launched ayearlong agitation protesting

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India to allow international flights operations from Dec 15

India to allow international flights operations from Dec 15

🕔20:09, 26.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India will allow resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services from December 15, it was announced on Friday. The Ministry of Civil Aviation said there will be a calibrated resumption of operations from the countries recognised

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Power Minister and CM Bihar dedicate power units at NTPC Barauni & Barh to the nation

Power Minister and CM Bihar dedicate power units at NTPC Barauni & Barh to the nation

🕔18:28, 26.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 28: R.K Singh Union Minister of Power and  New & Renewable Energy and Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar dedicated Stage -II 500MW (2×250 MW) of NTPC Barauni Thermal Power Station and Unit #1 (660 MW) of

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Punjab National Bank Salutes The Nation & Celebrates The Constitution Day

Punjab National Bank Salutes The Nation & Celebrates The Constitution Day

🕔18:25, 26.Nov 2021

Delhi, 26 November, 2021: Punjab National Bank (PNB) today celebrated the 72nd Constitution Day (Samvidhan Divas) to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India and to honour and acknowledge the contribution of the Founding Fathers of the Constitution of India. The

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