Category: India News

Actor Ananya Panday appears before NCB for second day

Mumbai, Oct 22:  Bollywood actor Ananya Panday appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here on Friday to record statement in connection with her alleged WhatsApp chats with Aryan Khan, son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, arrested in a drugs case, sources said on Friday. This is for […]

Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample COVID shots

NEW DELHI, Oct 22 – Tens of millions of Indian adults are unlikely to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2021, despite ample supplies, due to an unusually large gap between the doses of the most widely-used vaccine and growing complacency as cases fall. The […]

PoK refugees observe October 22 as ‘black day’ in Jammu

Jammu, Oct 22:  Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) refugees on Friday observed October 22 as a “black day” here and paid tributes to members of Hindu and Sikh communities who were killed during the Pakistani invasion of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947. The community members said at least one-third […]

India’s top court: Protesting farmers can’t block roads indefinitely

NEW DELHI, Oct 21 – India’s Supreme Court said on Thursday farmers are entitled to protest against the government over three new agricultural laws but protesters cannot block a road indefinitely. For 11 months, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways around the capital […]

India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were among 11 countries singled out by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday as being “highly vulnerable” in terms of their ability to prepare for and respond to environmental and societal crises caused by climate change. In a new National Intelligence […]

Modi govt subscribes to pluralism in world, supports majoritarianism in India: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Oct 21:  Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday alleged that the Modi government subscribes to pluralism in the world but supports majoritarianism in India. He said the new Quad consists of four countries that reflect the pluralism of the world with the US (secular, but mainly […]

Total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India crosses 100-crore

New Delhi, Oct 21: India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on Thursday Hailing the vaccination landmark as a triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians, Prime […]

India floods block roads, sweep away bridges; 46 dead

NEW DELHI, Oct 20 – Floods unleashed by days of unseasonal heavy rain have wrecked crops, blocked roads and washed away bridges in northern India, killing at least 46 people, officials said on Wednesday, as they mounted rescue efforts for those stranded. Aerial images gave glimpses of engorged […]

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