Parliament gears up for Monsoon Session amid pandemic
The Monsoon Session of Parliament will begin from tomorrow and continue till 1st of nex...
Covid-19 pandemic: Govt wasted initial golden months to curb spread of virus, says Ghulam Nabi Azad in RS
Participating in a debate on COVID-...
SC to organise workshop to enable staff to cope with stress during COVID-19 pandemic
The workshop will be organized in collaboration with the...
No question hour in Parliament monsoon session due to Covid-19 pandemic
In the wake of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no question hour and private members' business during the monsoon session, according...
Parliament's monsoon session likely to be curtailed, may end by mid-next week
At a meeting of the business advisory committee of Lok Sabha, which has floor leaders of all parties besides the government representatives and is chaired by the Speaker, most political parties favoured curtailment of the session, which started on September 14 and was scheduled to conclude on October 1.
Record number of COVID-19 tests - over 12 lakh - conducted in 24 hours, says Health ministry
This strongly demonstrates a substantial strengthening of the COVID-19 testing infrastructure in the country, the health ministry said, underlining that India's daily testing numbers are among the highest in the world.
Coming months going to be challenging due to coronavirus pandemic: Radico Khaitan's MD
In his address to shareholders in the company's Annual Report 2019-20, Khaitan said, "In the current scenario, the company has adopted a deliberate and prudent approach which is not very different from our long-term strategy. First and foremost is the focus on strengthening our brand portfolio."
Rajya Sabha: Opposition slams government on lockdown, Covid deaths
Sharma asked the government to share the latest figures of those infected by the virus and the number of casualties. He further said the range of 1.4-2.9 million people being saved from infection due to the lockdown as well as the measures saving the lives of 38,000 to 78,000 was too high.
COVID-19: Various measures taken to ensure availability of essential drugs, says gov
"The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) has taken various measures to ensure the availability of essential drugs at reasonable prices during the COVID-19 pandemic," Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda said in reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.
India suggests three-point proposal for global movement of citizens amid pandemic
The Indian Minister called on Governments around the world to ensure that interests of foreign students are protected and movement of stranded seafarers back to their home country is facilitated.
Parliament monsoon session begins today adhering to Covid-19 protocols, will take up 47 items in 18 sittings till Oct 1
The monsoon session of Parliament is set to begin today amid unprecedented safety measures for coronavirus or COVID-19. The government has c...
COVID-19 in Delhi: Highest single-day spike recorded with over 4,000 new cases
The national capital on September 09 crossed 2-lakh mark with highest single-day spike of 4,039 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. The total ...
Coronavirus pandemic pushed 37 million into extreme poverty: Gates Foundation
Citing a projection by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the report said the global economy will lose USD 12 trillion or more by the end of 2021 despite spending of USD 18 trillion in trying to stimulate growth around the world.
Covid-19 pandemic hits the only source of income for majority of Tibetan refugees
According to Sonam Topgyal, if Tibetan winter business is cancelled this year, apart from Tibetans suffering a huge loss in income, the Indian garment factory owners in Ludhiana and Delhi will also see a steep fall in their profits.