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  • Indian Air Force attentive along LAC in Eastern Ladakh region

    Indian Air Force is attentive along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh region. High altitude and difficult terrain of the northern frontiers of the Himalayas need special skills and aircrafts to meet the challenges. Indian Airforce with new acquisitions is more confident in the region. Our correspondent reports that ever since the […]

    Defence Minister says construction of strategic roads, bridges & tunnels in border areas to be expedited

    Defence Minister Rajanth Singh has said that the construction of strategic roads, bridges and tunnels in the border areas will be expedited. Mr. Singh said, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is working vigorously towards this goal. The Minister reviewed the ongoing infrastructure projects of BRO at a high-level meeting in New Delhi yesterday. During the meeting, […]

    Developed countries must implement financial and technological commitments under UNFCCC and Paris agreement: Prakash Javadekar

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said, developed countries must implement the financial and technological commitments under UNFCCC and Paris agreement. Representing India at the fourth edition of the virtual Ministerial on Climate Action, Mr Javadekar said, India has taken very significant steps for combating climate change and will continue its efforts in the future also. […]

    Locust control operations have been carried out in more than 2.75 lakh hectare area in various states: Agriculture Ministry

    Union Agriculture Ministry has said that locust control operations have been carried out in more than 2.75 lakh hectare area so far since 11th of April in various states. The States are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Bihar. The Ministry said, aerial spraying capacity has been strengthened for anti-locust […]

    CBSE syllabus for classes 9 to 12 reduced by 30 percent

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has rationalised the syllabus up to 30 per cent for classes 9 to 12 to make up for academic loss during COVID-19 lockdown. In a series of tweets, Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, considering the importance of learning achievement, it has been decided to rationalize syllabus […]

    NIA arrests one more accused in Pulwama terror attack case

    National Investigation Agency has arrested one more accused in connection with Pulwama terror attack case. The arrested person is a terror associate who harboured and extended logistic support to the JeM terrorists involved in the attack. It is the seventh arrest made by NIA in this case so far. The NIA Special Court, Jammu has […]

    Registration for human trials of Indian vaccine for Coronavirus begins today

    Indian COVID 19 vaccines are in the global race to end the coronavirus pandemic. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had written to 12 Medical Institutes in the country to start the first phase of Human Clinical Trials by registering volunteers. Our Correspondent has reported that a maximum number of these Institutes have begun the […]

    Over 15 thousand people recovered from Coronavirus in last 24 hours; Recovery Rate rises above 61%

    Government today said a total of four lakh 39 thousand 947 people have recovered from COVID19 so far and the recovery rate has improved to 61.13 per cent in the country. In the past 24 hours alone 15 thousand 514 people have recovered. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said a total of 22 thousand […]

    NSA Ajit Doval holds talk with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to resolve India-China standoff at LAC

    National Security Advisory Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed border issues in a telephone conversation on Sunday. The two Special Representatives of India and China on the Boundary Question had a frank and in-depth exchange of views on the recent developments in the Western Sector of the India-China border areas. External Affairs […]

    Uttarakhand suspends Kanwar Mela in wake of COVID-19; Requests devotees not to come to Haridwar

    In Uttarakhand, Police has issued a notice of suspension of Kanwar Mela due to COVID-19 and request devotees not to come to Haridwar as the district’s borders have been sealed. Earlier, Haridwar District Magistrate C Ravishankar said that Kanwariyas who enter Haridwar defying the ban on the annual Kanwar Yatra will have to serve a […]