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  • Specialist from AIIMS, Delhi to provide expert guidance on COVID-19 to doctors manning ICUs in state hospitals

    Specialist doctors from AIIMS in New Delhi will provide expert guidance and knowledge support on COVID 19 to doctors manning ICUs in State hospitals. Ten hospitals have been selected, including nine from Mumbai and one from Goa. The first session of the expert teleconsultation was held this evening. A calendar of these expert-led tele-consultation sessions has […]

    CBSE clears air on reduction of syllabus; says move only one-time measure

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has clarified that topics mentioned in certain media reports as dropped from the syllabus are either being covered by the rationalized syllabus or are in the Alternative Academic Calendar of NCERT. In a press statement released today, the CBSE has informed that the Alternative Academic Calendar of NCERT […]

    Govt refutes claims of privatisation of Indian Railways

    Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has refuted claims of privatisation of the Indian Railways. In a tweet, the Minister said, all the current services of the Indian Railways will continue to remain operational and the railways is not being privatised in any way. Mr. Goyal informed that 151 additional modern trains will be operational on 109 […]

    CBDT, SEBI sign MoU for data exchange

    A  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for data exchange between the two organizations. Ministry of Finance in a statement said,  the MoU will facilitate the sharing of data and information between SEBI and CBDT on an […]

    Operation Samudra Setu culminated after successfully evacuating 3,992 Indian citizens

    Operation Samudra Setu, which was launched on 5th of May this year as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas during the COVID-19 pandemic has culminated after successfully bringing 3 thousand 9 hundred 92 Indian citizens back to their homeland by sea. Indian Naval Ships Jalashwa, Airavat, Shardul and Magar participated […]

    India says full & effective implementation of ICJ judgment in Kulbushan Jadhav case being pursued through diplomatic channels

    India has said full and effective implementation of the ICJ judgment in the case of Kulbushan Jadhav is being pursued through diplomatic channels. In response to a media query, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, the statement made by Pakistan today in the case seeks to mask its continuing reticence to implement the ICJ […]

    Cabinet approves extension of PM Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojana till November

    The Cabinet has given approval for extending Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojana for five more months. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that under the scheme, five kilogram of Wheat or Rice will be given to every member of the beneficiary family and one kilogram of Chana […]

    WHO acknowledges evidence emerging about airborne spread of novel coronavirus

    The World Health Organization has acknowledged that evidence is emerging about the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus. Maria Van Kerkhove, technical lead on the COVID-19 pandemic at the WHO, told a news briefing yesterday that there was a discussion about the possibility of airborne transmission and aerosol transmission as one of the modes of […]

    Expert Speak: Stay at home, spend time with family & practice Yoga

    In our series ‘Expert Speak’ on All India Radio we bring you the views of the leading medical experts on COVID-19. Dr. Nand Kumar, Professor of Psychiatry, AIIMS suggested people to stay at home, spend time with family members and practice Yoga. Dr. Anvita Aggarwal, Resident, Infectious Diseases, AIIMS advised people to not be negligent […]

    CBI registers cases on allegations of custodial death of traders in Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu

    CBI has registered two cases on the allegations of custodial death of two traders in Kovilpatti District on the request of Tamilnadu Government. CBI has taken over the investigation of these cases registered at Kovilpatti East police station in Turicorin district of Tamil Nadu. Our correspondent reports, a team has been constituted by CBI. The […]