Farmers' protest: Metro stations near Delhi-Haryana border to remain closed, says DMRC

India, Nov. 27 -- The Metro stations near Delhi-Haryana border will remain closed due to the farmers' protest, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said on Friday. "Entry & exit gates of Brigadier... Read More

Farmers' protest: Tear gas shells fired at Singhu border

India, Nov. 27 -- The Delhi Police resorted to firing tear gas shells to deter a group of farmers that had reached the Singhu border on Friday morning. About 10 tear gas shells were fired around 9am ... Read More

Farmers' protest: After Singhu border, Delhi Police close Tikri border

India, Nov. 27 -- Even as the Singhu border near outer Delhi's Narela has remained closed for traffic since Thursday evening because of thousands of agitating farmers marching towards Delhi, on Friday... Read More

EAM Jaishankar begins Seycelles visit, to focus on security, development cooperation

India, Nov. 27 -- External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Friday began a two-day visit to Seychelles, part of India's renewed focus on security and development cooperation with its Indian Ocean neig... Read More

Madhya Pradesh: 3-year-old girl dies in celebratory firing; police exhume body, book nine family members

India, Nov. 27 -- Police on Friday arrested two people in connection with the death of a three-year-old girl in celebratory firing in Rewa, 536 km east of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Among those arrested ... Read More

Covid-19: Vials for phase 3 trials of Covaxin arrive in Kolkata; NICED looking for volunteers

India, Nov. 27 -- The National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (ICMR-NICED) is looking for around 1,000 volunteers to conduct the phase 3 clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine. While vials for... Read More

Nepal will be beneficiary when India rolls out Covid-19 vaccine: Foreign secretary Shringla

India, Nov. 27 -- Five promising Covid-19 vaccine candidates are in advanced stages of trials in India and Nepal will be among the beneficiaries when the vaccine is finally rolled out, foreign secreta... Read More

LU's centenary celebrations: New Bharat to be gyanwan, dhanwan, charitrawan, says Rajnath

India, Nov. 26 -- The centennial celebrations of Lucknow University concluded with the Foundation Day event organised on Wednesday. Defence minister Rajnath Singh and UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath... Read More

Delhi AQI improves marginally, reaches very poor zone

India, Nov. 26 -- Delhi's overall air quality improved to reach the very poor zone on Thursday morning, after it plunged into the severe category a day ago. The air quality index at 6am was 384, in th... Read More

Covid-19: Uttarakhand slashes rates of RT-PCR, antigen tests

India, Nov. 26 -- The Uttarakhand government on Thursday reduced the price for both RT-PCR and antigen tests for Covid-19. An order issued by state health secretary Amit Singh Negi said the decision ... Read More