Covid-19 vaccine updates: India likely to decide on first vaccine this week, South Korea seeks Moderna's candidate

India, Dec. 29 -- Vaccinations against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) are currently underway in many countries with several others, too, preparing to start their immunisation drives. Thus far, mos... Read More

New Year 2021: Here's when January 1 begins in countries around the world

India, Dec. 29 -- The first year of a new decade, 2021-2030, is almost upon us. This New Year, however, is different from any other as it comes in the midst of the ongoing global pandemic of the coron... Read More

Covid-19 recoveries: India's journey from 100,000 to 9.7 million

India, Dec. 28 -- India's tally of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) rose to 10,207,871 on Monday, as the Union health ministry reported that the country had logged a total of 20,021 new inf... Read More

PM Modi to flag off 100th Kisan Rail today as anti-farm law protests enter day 33

India, Dec. 28 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday virtually flag off the 100th 'Kisan Rail' service at 4:30 pm. This comes on a day when protests against the Centre's three contentious agr... Read More

Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections: Name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

India, Dec. 28 -- The State Election Commission (SEC), Uttar Pradesh, has prepared the initial draft of the voters' list for the upcoming three-tier Panchayat elections. The list will be available fro... Read More

'Took urbanisation as opportunity not challenge': PM Modi on India's first driverless Metro

India, Dec. 28 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday flagged off India's first driverless train on the Magenta Line of Delhi Metro. Delivering a virtual address at the ceremony, which also witness... Read More

Delhi sees 758 new Covid-19 cases, lowest since August 16

India, Dec. 25 -- A day after Delhi reported more than 1,000 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), new infections in the national capital registered a sharp fall on Friday. The city recorded 75... Read More

Covid-19 vaccination: From India to Morocco, here's where some countries stand

India, Dec. 25 -- The fight against the coronavirus pandemic is well and truly underway as several countries have either started vaccination drives or have given approval to shots against Covid-19. Fe... Read More

Farm law protests: Govt invites farmers for talks, Rahul Gandhi meets President Kovind | 10 points

India, Dec. 24 -- Protests against the Centre's three contentious farm laws continued for the 29th straight day on Thursday. As the deadlock continued, the government reached out to the farm unions, o... Read More

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 96th birth anniversary: Iconic poems penned by late former prime minister

India, Dec. 24 -- December 25 marks the birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart, who passed away in August 2018, besides being the co... Read More