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Mandatory RT-PCR tests for passengers arriving from UK, announces civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri

India, Dec. 21 -- As India on Monday temporarily suspended flights from the United Kingdom till December 31 over the discovery of a new coronavirus strain there, Union civil aviation Minister Hardeep ... Read More


Covid-19 vaccine update: Pfizer applies for EUA in Japan, FDA to approve Moderna candidate

India, Dec. 18 -- The global search for a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has reached a critical stage as several countries have started giving vaccine shots for emergency cases. The Pf... Read More


Supreme Court to decide on contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra today: All you need to know

India, Dec. 18 -- The Supreme Court will on Friday pronounce its order over a clutch of petitions seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against stand-up comic Kunal Kamra for his tweets ... Read More


India to make 300 million doses of Sputnik V in 2021, says Russian Direct Investment Fund chief

India, Dec. 18 -- India will produce about 300 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) next year, the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), ... Read More


India's Covid-19 recoveries near 9.5 million: Here's where other worst-hit countries stand

India, Dec. 17 -- India's count of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has exceeded 9.95 million, Union health ministry's data showed on Thursday. However, of these, 9,489,740 or over 95% are ... Read More


Farm law protests enter day 22, Supreme Court to resume hearing on blockade of Delhi's borders | 10 points

India, Dec. 17 -- Farmers' agitation against the three contentious agricultural laws reached day 22 on Thursday as protesters' numbers continue to swell on the borders of Delhi. On Wednesday, day 21 o... Read More


'Not a protest site': Prakash Javadekar slams Rahul Gandhi for walking out of Parliamentary defence committee meet

India, Dec. 17 -- Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for walking out of a meeting of the Parliamentary standing committee on defence, saying that G... Read More


50th anniversary of 1971 India-Pakistan war: All you need to know

India, Dec. 16 -- India on Wednesday is observing the 50th anniversary of the 1971 war with Pakistan, also known as the Bangladesh Liberation War. Fought under the leadership of then-prime minister In... Read More


Covid-19 vaccine update: Gennova Pharmaceuticals gets permission for trials, US deems Moderna candidate safe for use

India, Dec. 16 -- Global search for a vaccine to treat the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has entered a crucial phase with at least three countries - the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada -... Read More


'Helpless as our demands weren't met': AIIMS nurses' union as indefinite strike enters day 2

India, Dec. 15 -- In biting cold and amid the raging coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, an indefinite strike of the nurses' union of Delhi's premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIM... Read More