IAF plans grand Republic Day flypast

The Republic Day parade this year will have the “largest and grandest” flypast ever with a total of 75 aircraft and helicopters, including seven new Rafale fighters, to mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations. Both the flypast, which...

India to send troops for Africa peacekeeping operations

India will soon dispatch an infantry battalion for UN peacekeeping operations in the oil-rich Abyei region in Africa, which straddles northern and southern Sudan and is hotly contested by both.

Karnataka reports 32,793 new Covid cases

Bengaluru: Registering yet another spike in numbers, Karnataka logged 32,793 new Covid-19 cases and seven fatalities, taking the tally to 31,86,040 and the death count to 38,418. The state, which has been witnessing a steady surge in cases since...

Karnataka seeks nod to administer booster dose

In view of rising Covid-19 cases, the Karnataka government has requested the Centre to allow the state to administer the booster dose of vaccine to prevent the third wave, state revenue minister R Ashok said. After the high-level meeting chaired...

Mamata writes to PM Modi on Bengal’s tableau exclusion

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing shock over the Central government’s decision to exclude Bengal’s tableaux from this year’s Republic Day Parade.

Bengal govt launches ration at doorstep scheme

Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal launched the ‘Duare Ration’ (ration at doorstep) scheme which the administration said will benefit around 10 crores of people of the state.

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

From January 10 to14, the average daily calls on the 104 fever helpline were 227. It rose to an average of 518 on January 15 and 16, recording a spike of 28%. Likewise, the shift from homes to hospitals for Covid patients from January 10 to...



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