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Tamil Nadu govt announces restrictions in existing lockdown period

AMN The Tamil Nadu Government has announced restrictions in the existing lock down period. New restrictions have been announced from 17th to 24th of this month. Accordingly grocery vegetables, fish and meat stalls will be allowed from 6 to 10 am every day with 50 per cent customers and no air conditioning facility. People have Continue reading Tamil Nadu govt announces restrictions in existing lockdown period

15 May 2021 12:47 am
Sikkim govt announces complete lockdown from 17th to 24th May

AMN Sikkim government today announced a complete lockdown in the state from 5 am on 17th May to 5 am on 24th May. The decision was taken after the state reported a continued COVID-19 case positivity rate of more than 20 per cent over the last few weeks. Sikkim has recorded 2,903 new cases and Continue reading Sikkim govt announces complete lockdown from 17th to 24th May

15 May 2021 12:39 am
8506 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection reported in Delhi

AMN A total of 8506 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection were reported in the national capital during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to over 13.80 lakh. Delhi Government has said that over 12.88 lakh people affected with Coronavirus have been cured so far. In the last 24 hours, more Continue reading 8506 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection reported in Delhi

15 May 2021 12:38 am
2 persons killed and 2 others injured in grenade blast near Digboi at Tinsukia district in Assam

AMN In Assam, two persons were killed and two others injured in a grenade blast near Digboi at Tinsukia district today. Motorcycle borne miscreants lobbed a grenade in a shop at Tingrai market area. Security personnel reached the spot and injured persons were shifted to hospitals. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma condemned the incident and Continue reading 2 persons killed and 2 others injured in grenade blast near Digboi at Tinsukia district in Assam

15 May 2021 12:35 am
Explosion inside mosque on outskirts of Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 12 people

AMN/ WEB DESK An explosion inside a mosque on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 12 people today. Ferdous Faramarz, spokesman for the Kabul police, said the mosques Imam was among the 12 dead and that at least 15 people were wounded in the blast at a mosque in the capitals Continue reading Explosion inside mosque on outskirts of Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 12 people

14 May 2021 9:53 pm
Bangladesh celebrates Eid amid the shadow of COVID-19 pandemic

AmN/ WEB DESK Eid-Ul-Fitr was celebrated in Bangladesh in a sombre atmosphere amid the continuing shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The main congregation of Eid in the capital city of Dhaka was held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque under government instructions to maintain the health guidelines in view of the corona Continue reading Bangladesh celebrates Eid amid the shadow of COVID-19 pandemic

14 May 2021 9:47 pm
JJM: Over 4.17 crore rural households have been provided with new tap water connection

AMN / NEW DELHI The Government has said that more than 4.17 crore rural households have been provided with new tap water connection under Jal Jeevan Mission. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced this mission on 15th August, 2019, which aims to provide tap water connections to every rural household in the country by 2024. Continue reading JJM: Over 4.17 crore rural households have been provided with new tap water connection

14 May 2021 9:03 pm
Japan declares emergency in 3 more prefectures hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

WEB DESK Japan has declared a state of emergency in three more prefectures hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest declaration comes as Japan grapples with a surge of a more infectious virus strain just 10 weeks before the Tokyo Olympics are due to start on 23 July. Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is Continue reading Japan declares emergency in 3 more prefectures hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

14 May 2021 8:58 pm
Janaushadhi Kendras making significant contributions in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

WEB DESK Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras are making significant contributions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by providing essential medicines at affordable cost. Over 7700 Janaushadhi Kendras are functional across the country. The Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry has said, a total of 1449 essential medicines are available for sale in these centers. The Continue reading Janaushadhi Kendras making significant contributions in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

14 May 2021 8:53 pm
CBSE says no decision taken regarding cancellation of Class 12th exam

AMN Responding to certain speculative media reports regarding the Class 12th CBSE examinations, the Board has clarified that no such decision regarding cancellation of Class 12th examinations have been taken. CBSE has said that any decision taken in this regard will be officially communicated to the Public.

14 May 2021 3:40 pm
First dose of Sputnik V vaccine administered in Hyderabad; Vaccine priced at Rs 995

AMN The first dose of Sputnik-V vaccine has been administered in Hyderabad today as part of its soft launch and limited pilot. Dr Reddys Laboratories limited in a press release said it received the regulatory clearance from the Central Drugs Laboratory, Kasauli yesterday. The laboratory further said the soft launch of Sputnik-V vaccine has been Continue reading First dose of Sputnik V vaccine administered in Hyderabad; Vaccine priced at Rs 995

14 May 2021 3:36 pm
India is not a nation to lose hope during tough times: PM

AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured that the country will overcome the challenge of the Corona pandemic with our strength & dedication. He asserted that India is not a nation that will lose hope in tough times. Speaking at a virtual event after releasing the 8th instalment of financial benefit under Continue reading India is not a nation to lose hope during tough times: PM

14 May 2021 3:33 pm
Eid being celebrated in India amid Covid restrictions

AMN / Amid COVID-19 restrictions, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in most parts of the country tomorrow. Earlier, Shahi Imam of Delhis Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari had appealed to people to offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at their homes in view of Coronavirus pandemic. Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Mosque, Mufti Mukarram Ahmed had also made similar appeal. Continue reading Eid being celebrated in India amid Covid restrictions

14 May 2021 3:53 am
India, Pakistan armies exchange sweets on Eid

AMN / WEB DESK Indian Army and Pakistan Army celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on the Line of Control (LoC) at Poonch-Rawalakot Crossing Point and Mendhar-Hotspring Crossing Point in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday. Sweets and compliments were exchanged by the representatives of both the Armies in an atmosphere of bonhomie and festivities. The ceremony Continue reading India, Pakistan armies exchange sweets on Eid

14 May 2021 3:34 am
COVID: US relaxes mask rules for fully vaccinated people

WEB DESK Health officials in United States have recommended that fully vaccinated people will not have to wear masks outside, even in large crowds. The US has seen a dramatic drop in new cases and deaths since providing immunizations. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday eased mask-wearing guidance for people Continue reading COVID: US relaxes mask rules for fully vaccinated people

14 May 2021 2:00 am
India Should urge Israel to abstain from aggression : Muslim Leaders

AMN / WEB DESK Several Muslim leaders have urged Government of India to support the oppressed Palestinian people and pressure Israel to renounce its aggressive behavior. We urge our Government of India, while respecting our countrys long-standing foreign policy and its long-standing commitment to the Palestinian people and the Palestinian cause, to support the oppressed Continue reading India Should urge Israel to abstain from aggression : Muslim Leaders

14 May 2021 1:58 am
Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Fitr amid COVID restrictions

WEB DESK Eid al-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, being celebrated worldwide under the shadow of the COVID pandemic restrictions. Traditionally, Eid is celebration marked by large family festivities and mass prayers. But this year many could only celebrate at home with immediate family. Special prayers were held in Continue reading Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Fitr amid COVID restrictions

14 May 2021 1:42 am
Over 70 killed as Israel, Palestinians exchange worst violence in years

WEB DESK Over 70 killed as Israel, Palestinians exchange worst violence in years and prepare for moreAirstrikes and rocket fire continued through the day with ethnic violence reported in mixed Arab-Israeli cities Wednesday night, report NBC. In the worst flare-up of violence in seven years, Israel launched hundreds of airstrikes and Palestinian militants fired Continue reading Over 70 killed as Israel, Palestinians exchange worst violence in years

14 May 2021 1:11 am
OIC calls urgent ministerial summit on Palestine

Talks to focus on developments in Al-Quds Al-Sharif, Israeli raids on Al-Aqsa Mosque The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called an emergency ministerial meeting on Sunday to discuss the Israeli attacks on Palestinian territories. The OIC will hold, at the request of Saudi Arabia the chair of the Islamic summit a virtual emergency Continue reading OIC calls urgent ministerial summit on Palestine

14 May 2021 1:05 am
Israels human rights violations must come to an end: Turkish president

ANKARA Turkeys president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Israels actions violate basic human rights and so must be brought to an immediate halt. Turkey demands the despicable attacks on [Jerusalems] Al-Aqsa Mosque and Muslims be stopped immediately, said Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Twitter. Decrying Israels actions as violating decisions by humanitys common organizations, fundamental Continue reading Israels human rights violations must come to an end: Turkish president

14 May 2021 1:01 am
Over 7,000 MT of Medical Oxygen delivered so far across country by Indian Railways

AMN / WEB DESK Indian Railways has so far delivered nearly 7,115 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen, LMO in more than 444 tankers to various states across the country. Ministry of Railways in a statement said that yesterday Oxygen Expresses delivered nearly 800 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to the Nation. It said, Continue reading Over 7,000 MT of Medical Oxygen delivered so far across country by Indian Railways

14 May 2021 1:00 am
Centre should come up with national policy to import vaccines from foreign countries: Maharashtra Health Minister

AMN Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said that Centre should come up with a national policy to import vaccines from the foreign countries. Tope told reporters after his meeting with Union Health Minister, Dr. Harshvardhan through video conference. He said, if a national policy is formulated to procure vaccine from foreign countries then Continue reading Centre should come up with national policy to import vaccines from foreign countries: Maharashtra Health Minister

14 May 2021 12:33 am
1,946 new COVID cases recorded during last 24 hours in Mumbai

AMN 1,946 new cases of COVID-19 was recorded during the last 24 hours in Mumbai. According to the health bulletin of the BMC, 2,037 patients were discharged following their recovery. It said, around 68 patients died due to the infection in last 24 hours. The recovery rate of the city remains steady at 92 per Continue reading 1,946 new COVID cases recorded during last 24 hours in Mumbai

14 May 2021 12:32 am
55 people died due to COVID during last 24 hours in J&k

AMN In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, 55 people died due to COVID during the last twenty-four hours till 5 pm on Thursday. With this a total of 2,967 deaths have taken place due to COVID in the Union Territory till date. Of the 55 deaths, 35 deaths took place in Jammu Division Continue reading 55 people died due to COVID during last 24 hours in J&k

14 May 2021 12:31 am
Nagaland to impose 7-day total lockdown from May 14

AMN Nagaland will come under one week total lockdown from 6 PM tomorrow till 21st of May to contain the spread of coronavirus. During the total lockdown period, all activities and movements of persons will remain suspended except permitted activities such as essential services including agricultural activities. All healthcare facilities, pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, Continue reading Nagaland to impose 7-day total lockdown from May 14

14 May 2021 12:30 am
Nagaland to start Vaccination process for 18 to 44 years from May 17

AMN Nagaland will start the Vaccination process for 18 to 44 years from 17th of May. Health and Family Welfare Department said the state has received 36,580 doses of the COVISHIELD Vaccine for vaccination of 18-44 years from Serum Institute of India yesterday. The department said the registration and booking for the vaccine will begin Continue reading Nagaland to start Vaccination process for 18 to 44 years from May 17

14 May 2021 12:29 am
Cameroon cancels National Day celebrations due to COVID-19

AMN/ WEB DESK Cameroon has cancelled celebrations marking this years National Day due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement by a state minister Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh said President Paul Biya had called off all official ceremonies to commemorate the day that is 20th of May. The president asked Cameroonians to observe measures to limit the Continue reading Cameroon cancels National Day celebrations due to COVID-19

13 May 2021 10:28 pm
Everyone would be brought under COVID vaccination programme in Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina

AMN/ WEB DESK Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has assured that everyone in Bangladesh will be brought under COVID 19 vaccination programme. In her televised address on the eve of Eid Ul Fitr on Thursday, Prime Minister Hasina said that her government has contacted multiple sources to procure one crore doses of COVID 19 vaccines which Continue reading Everyone would be brought under COVID vaccination programme in Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina

13 May 2021 10:26 pm
German regulators tell Facebook to stop processing user data from WhatsApp

In Germany, regulators told social media site Facebook yesterday to stop processing user data from its instant messaging service WhatsApp, arguing that the messaging apps controversial new terms of service are illegal under European privacy law. Johannes Caspar, Data Protection Commissioner in Hamburg, the city where Facebook has its German headquarters, issued an order banning Continue reading German regulators tell Facebook to stop processing user data from WhatsApp

13 May 2021 3:34 pm
Over 90% people developed antibody after Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine in Bangladesh

WEB DESK More than 90 percent of people have been found with antibodies after taking the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID 19 vaccine in Bangladesh. In a research conducted by the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Bangladesh, it was found that 92 percent of people had antibodies one month after taking the vaccine. Two Continue reading Over 90% people developed antibody after Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine in Bangladesh

13 May 2021 3:22 pm
Navy has been supporting civilian authorities in several states to deal with pandemic: Navy Chief

AMN / WEB DESK Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh has said that the Navy has been supporting civilian authorities in several states to deal with the coronavirus cases. He said, all the Navy teams are putting their shoulder to the wheel to support the national effort. In his message to Indian Navy personnel, Communities Continue reading Navy has been supporting civilian authorities in several states to deal with pandemic: Navy Chief

13 May 2021 3:14 pm
India received 9,284 oxygen concentrators, over 7000 cylinders as foreign aid

WEB DESK The Union Government is continuously engaged in the allocation and supply of medical equipment and medicines to the States and Union Territories received from the various countries. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said that a total of nine thousand 284 Oxygen Concentrators, over seven thousand Oxygen Cylinders, 19 Oxygen Generation Plants, Continue reading India received 9,284 oxygen concentrators, over 7000 cylinders as foreign aid

13 May 2021 3:01 pm
President Joe Biden speaks to Israel PM on Israel-Palestine conflict

AMN / WEB DESK US President Joe Biden spoke to the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu on the Israel-Palestine conflict. President Biden said he hopes that the hostilities will come to a conclusion. Speaking to the media at the White House, President Biden said he had a conversation with the Prime Minister of Israel Continue reading President Joe Biden speaks to Israel PM on Israel-Palestine conflict

13 May 2021 2:58 pm
CJI launches mobile App for Journalists to cover proceedings of Supreme Court

WEB DESK Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana today launched an official mobile application for Journalists to cover proceedings of the apex court. Speaking at the inaugural event, Chief Justice Ramana asserted that transparency is a time-honoured principle when it comes to the judicial process in our country. He said, hearing of cases have always Continue reading CJI launches mobile App for Journalists to cover proceedings of Supreme Court

13 May 2021 2:54 pm
Bihar and Madhya Pradesh show declining trend in fresh COVID infections

AMN / WEB DESK Bihar and Madhya Pradesh are witnessing a marked decline in fresh COVID-19 cases. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called upon the people of the state to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with strong will power and positive thoughts. Mr Kumar said, in the wake of a sudden rise in COVID Continue reading Bihar and Madhya Pradesh show declining trend in fresh COVID infections

13 May 2021 2:49 pm
Oxygen demand in Delhi significantly reduces with decline in number of COVID-19 cases

AMN / WEB DESK Delhis Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said that the demand of oxygen in the citys hospitals have been significantly reduced with the decline in the number of COVID-19 cases. Briefing the media in New Delhi today, Mr. Sisodia said, the demand for oxygen has increased in Delhi with the rise Continue reading Oxygen demand in Delhi significantly reduces with decline in number of COVID-19 cases

13 May 2021 2:43 pm
Bharat Biotech gets permission to conduct Phase- II and III trials for its vaccine for children

AMN / WEB DESK Bharat Biotech has been granted permission to conduct Phase- II and III trials of COVID vaccine Covaxin for the age group of two to 18 years. The expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has recommended the conduct of trials. The Drugs Controller General of India has accepted the Continue reading Bharat Biotech gets permission to conduct Phase- II and III trials for its vaccine for children

13 May 2021 2:41 pm
Over 17 crore 72 lakh COVID vaccine doses administered in India so far

AMN / WEB DESK Over 17 crore 72 lakh COVID vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far. The Union Health Ministry said that more than 18 lakh 94 thousand beneficiaries were inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, a total number of three lakh 62 thousand 727 new Continue reading Over 17 crore 72 lakh COVID vaccine doses administered in India so far

13 May 2021 2:36 pm