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PM Modi, German Chancellor agree to focus on climate, green energy

New Delhi, Jan. 6 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday agreed to diversify bilateral cooperation and to focus on collaborations in the field of climate action... Read More


As Covid cases rise, Congress halts big rallies in poll-bound UP

New Delhi, Jan. 5 -- The Congress on Wednesday suspended its big political rallies in Uttar Pradesh and asked district units to assess the situation locally before holding any poll-related programmes ... Read More


Centre suspends biometric attendance for govt employees

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- Biometric attendance for government officials has been suspended amid rising cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 across the country, junior minister at the Prime Minister's O... Read More


As pollution improves slightly in Delhi, Met forecasts rain from Tuesday

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- The Capital breathed marginally cleaner air on Monday, with pollution levels falling out of the 'severe' zone, showed data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). With th... Read More


Census activities postponed amid Covid surge

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- Census 2021 and activities around it have been postponed until further orders due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the home ministry told Parliament last month. In line with the decisio... Read More


Marriage bill: Women groups reach out to Parliamentary panel

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- Several women organisations have reached out to the Parliamentary committee assigned to examine the The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which seeks to raise ... Read More


Muslim women's photos morphed: Centre steps in, police file FIR as outrage mounts

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- Union minister for electronics and information technology Ashwini Vaishnaw Sunday said government had already asked for a ban on the account of a user on the online portal GitHub ... Read More


2 SpiceJet pilots temporarily suspended for taking off without ATC nod

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- Two SpiceJet pilots have been temporarily suspended by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for taking off from Gujarat's Rajkot without the mandatory clearance from t... Read More


2 western disturbances to bring rainfall across northwest, central India: IMD

New Delhi, Jan. 2 -- Two consecutive western disturbances are likely to cause widespread rainfall over northwest and adjoining parts of central India over the next week, the India meteorological depar... Read More


Centre extends validity of FCRA registration of NGOs till March 31

New Delhi, Dec. 31 -- The ministry of home affairs on Friday extended the validity of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration of non-government organisations (NGOs) by three months til... Read More