PM to deliver keynote address at inaugural function of Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020

DELHI, OCTOBER 17: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural function of Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020, on 19th October at 7:30 PM via video conferencing. The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, for the last 15 years, has fostered international innovation collaborations to […]

Prime Minister chairs meeting on the COVID-19 pandemic situation

PM calls for speedy access to vaccines for citizens once ready. PM suggests vaccine delivery system to be developed on the lines of conduct of elections, involving all levels of governments and citizen groups. Indian Scientists and Research Teams are collaborating and strengthening the research capacities in neighbouring […]

MSP Operation during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

DELHI, OCTOBER 17: The arrival of Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21 has already commenced and Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes as was done in previous seasons. With start of procurement in some new States like […]

Biden warns Trump wants to scrap health law

Washington, Oct 17: Joe Biden is warning Michigan voters that President Donald Trump wants to strip health insurance from tens of millions of Americans with preexisting conditions. Campaigning outside Detroit on Friday, the Democratic nominee said Trump promises to protect the insurance eligibility of all Americans but in reality […]

Delhi’s air quality poor, stubble contribution in pollution may increase

New Delhi, Oct 17:  The national capital’s air quality was recorded in the ‘poor’ category on Saturday morning but is likely to improve slightly due to favourable wind speed, according to government agencies. The air pollution level in Delhi had hit an eight-month high on Thursday but reduced […]

India’s COVID-19 infection tally crosses 74 lakh with 62,212 new cases

New Delhi, Oct 17: India’s COVID-19 caseload went past 74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 65 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.78 per cent, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday. The coronavirus death toll climbed […]

White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info

NEW YORK — The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as the administration seeks to paint a positive outlook, sometimes at odds with the scientific evidence. The […]

Twitter CEO says it was wrong to block links to Biden story

Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of the story that had prompted cries of censorship from the right. “Straight blocking of URLs was wrong, and we updated our policy […]

China rapidly expands use of experimental COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company providing another free to students going abroad. The city of Jiaxing, south of Shanghai, is offering a vaccine under […]

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