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  • No Covishield doses available in Pune for last 4 days: Mayor Murlidhar Mohol
    Pune (Maharashtra) [India]: Covishield Covid vaccine is unavailable in Pune as the city did not receive its supply for the last four days, said Pune City Mayor, Murlidhar Mohol on Tuesday.“26 lakh vaccinations have been done in Pune so far. In the last 5-6 days, […]
  • Bhubaneswar: Municipal Corporation intensifies anti-dengue drive
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha): The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has intensified the dengue prevention and awareness drive in the city.As dengue cases crossed the 500-mark in the city, BMC started fogging, bush cutting and mosquito oil spraying in 67 wards of the city. The drive is being […]
  • Department of Income Tax conducts raids in Kanpur
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh): A total of 31 premises were searched spread across Kanpur, Noida, Ghaziabad, Delhi, and Kolkata after the Income Tax Department carried out a search action on Thursday on a Kanpur and Delhi-based large group in the business of producing Pan Masala and […]
  • Captain Amarinder Singh gives go-ahead to put new Punjab SC Welfare bill before cabinet
    Chandigarh: In a landmark move that will earmark a part of the state’s annual budget for the welfare of the Scheduled Castes in proportion to their population in Punjab, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday gave the go-ahead for putting a new Bill before […]
  • Earthquake with 3.1 magnitude strikes Tezpur
    Tezpur (Assam) [India]: An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale was reported near Assam’s Tezpur on Thursday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said. According to the NCS, the earthquake occurred at 6:45 pm. The epicentre of the earthquake lay in Assam, 28 […]
  • Amid reports of horse-trading, Jharkhand Congress President says party intact
    Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India]: With party legislators under scanner amid allegations of horse-trading, Jharkhand Congress president Rameshwar Oraon on Wednesday said all is well and the party is intact.“We are intact as a party. Whatever is coming in media is not true. We can’t rely on […]
  • 72-year-old Tree Teacher plants more than 30,000 trees over 60 years in Nayagarh
    Nayagarh (Odisha) [India], June 28: At a time when the world is witnessing the horrors of nature due to climate change and its over-exploitation by humans, a 72-year-old man in Odisha has dedicated his life to planting trees and increasing the green cover of the […]
  • Chandigarh: 50% fee waiver for Classes 9, 10 students of govt schools
    The UT education department has decided to waive off 50% of the fee for government school students in classes 9 and 10 for the academic session 2021-22. The decision was taken to help students and their families who have been affected by the economic slowdown […]
  • ‘Complaints against 20 IAS, IPS officers, 4 booked’: Chhattisgarh govt
    Chhattisgarh government, in a reply to a question in the legislative assembly on Monday, said from January 1, 2018, to June 2021, a total of 44 complaints were received against 20 Indian Administrative Officers (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) officer by Chhattisgarh’s Anti-Corruption Bureau […]
  • World Heritage inscription to Ramappa temple brings cheer to T’gana; state govt vows to develop premises
    The UNESCO conferring World Heritage inscription to the historic Rudreswara temple, famously known as Ramappa temple, in Mulugu district of Telangana, has brought immense cheer to different sections – political leaders, heritage activists, and common people who hope that the monument would now get international […]
  • Chandigarh hires hi-tech machine to rid Sukhna Lake of weeds
    Struggling to clear the Sukhna Lake of the widespread weed growth, the UT administration has, for the first time, put into use an Aquatic Weed Harvesting Machine (AWHM). Over the years, though de-weeding was taken up regularly; it was done manually, which could clean the […]
  • PM lauds Chandigarh’s food stall owner for his unique initiative
    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded a Chandigarh-based food stall owner for his self-driven initiative in motivating others to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19. At the suggestion of his daughter and niece, a food stall owner Sanjay Rana started feeding free chole […]
  • Over 85% healthcare workers in 3 Odisha districts developed Covid-19 antibodies
    Over 85 per cent of healthcare workers in three Odisha districts have developed Covid-19 antibodies, a serosurvey report conducted by Bhubaneswar’s Regional Medical Research Centre revealed. Director of state health services, Bijay Mohapatra, said the serosurvey was conducted among 1,230 community and 311 health workers […]
  • Sales at Chandigarh nurseries finally pick up
    With monsoons finally making a comeback and Covid cases dropping significantly, nurseries in the city that were reeling under losses are finally reporting an increase in sales. Ranbeer Sood, manager of Durga Nursery at IT Park Road, Manimajra, said business had been hit as rains […]
  • Khori demolition to continue
    The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the ongoing demolition of encroachments in Faridabad’s Khori Gaon village on Aravalli land to be completed in four weeks, as it directed the city’s municipal authority to ensure that no illegal structure occupying forest land is spared. The Municipal […]
  • Chaos at vaccination centres in MP, health department to increase sites
    Long queues, stampede-like situations, chaotic atmosphere, scuffles between people and protests are some of the common sights at various vaccination centres in Madhya Pradesh owing to the alleged absence of proper arrangement and enough doses. Recent incidents of ruckus were reported from at least six […]
  • Ludhiana to get 60 sanitary pad vending machines by first week of August
    To promote menstrual hygiene, the Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) has started installing sanitary pad vending machines in different parts of the city, including markets, government offices and public places. A total of 60 such machines are to be installed under the Smart City Mission and […]
  • Traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu national highway
    Srinagar, Jul 22: Traffic was resumed on Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Thursday after remaining suspended for weekly maintenance yesterday. Meanwhile, one-way traffic continued on the Srinagar-Leh national highway, while historic 86-km-long Mughal road and Anantnag-Sinthan-Kishtwar roads are also through, a traffic police official told UNI. […]
  • Kerala: three more Zika positive, tally now 41
    Two residents of Anayara aged 26 years and 37 years and one person (25) from Pettah were diagnosed with Zika, the minister said in a release. Three more persons tested positive for Zika virus in the state taking the total reported cases of the infection […]
  • After Patole’s call on civic polls, Cong prepares to go solo in Pune
    Pune: Anticipating fewer seats in alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Shiv Sena in municipal corporation elections, the Congress has started preparations to contest the civic elections solo with the support of local leaders. The party has started preparations following the announcement by […]
  • Maoists release 11 people from captivity in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma
    Eleven people in Maoist captivity in Chhattisgarh’s Left-wing insurgency-hit Sukma district have been released, the state police said on Wednesday. The police said that they are now back home and were warned against supporting police and development works. “After the intervention and pressure of the […]


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