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Sri Lanka: 94 people tested positive of COVID19 bringing the total to 2605

The center has seen 383 positive cases over past three days, becoming a rapidly growing cluster. Health authorities are carrying out contact tracing and quarantine process to find out all positive cases related to the new cluster. The country is scheduled to hold parliamentary elections on 5thof next month as number of cases had come ...

12 Jul 2020 5:28 pm
Global tenders up to Rs 200 crore not to be allowed in government procurement: FM

In the review it was decided that no Global Tender Enquiry (GTE) shall be invited for tenders upto 200 crore rupees, unless prior approval is obtained from Cabinet Secretariat. Giving relief to contractors, it was announced that all central agencies like Railways, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and CPWD will give extension of up ...

12 Jul 2020 5:08 pm
Pandemic needs to be used for making necessary changes in perspectives and living practices: VP

In his facebook page, VP Naidu said, the pandemic needs to be looked at not only as a disaster but also as a corrector for making necessary changes in the perspectives and practices of living. He said, constant evaluation of the course of life in all its manifestations and in the totality of context is ...

12 Jul 2020 4:38 pm
Commercial farming of endangered species in Myanmar may boost demand for rare animals: WWF

The organisations in a joint statement cautioned that commercial trade has been shown to increase trade in wildlife by creating a parallel market for these products, according to sources. The government of Myanmar in June passed a law allowing private zoos to breed 90 wildlife species out of which more than 20 are endangered. The ...

12 Jul 2020 4:28 pm
Al Ain Zoo has had over 411 animal births since the beginning of 2020

AL AIN : Thanks to its breeding programs for endangered species, and by providing them with the best veterinary and conservation standards, in the first half of 2020 Al Ain Zoo enjoyed more than 411 animal births, many from the Arabian Gazelle, followed by its carnivores, ruminants (antelopes and gazelles), birds, reptiles, and other species. ...

12 Jul 2020 4:15 pm
Actress Aishwarya Rai, daughter Aaradhya test COVID-19 positive

Veteran actress Jaya Bachhanis tested negative for Covid-19. Earlier on Saturday,actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, who were suffering from mild symptoms, hadtested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. The 77-year old superstar was admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, along with Abhishek. I have tested Covidpositive .. shifted to Hospital, Amitabh Bachchan told his ...

12 Jul 2020 4:08 pm
Coronavirus cases rise to 2,511 in Sri Lanka

Another 13 patients were detected from the treatment and rehabilitation Centre, from where over 350 people have tested positive in past three days. Thirty people in contact with the centre also tested positive. Government agencies are carrying out contact tracing and quarantine process to find out all positive cases related to the new cluster at ...

12 Jul 2020 3:19 pm
J&K: Terrorist neutralized in encounter underway at Sopore

The operation is still underway. More details are awaited.

12 Jul 2020 3:00 pm
Fight against COVID-19 being fought with contribution of every citizen: Amit Shah

Participating in a tree plantation campaign run by the Central Armed Police Forces in Gurugram on Sunday, he said this battle is not being fought by the government alone but with the contribution of each and every citizen of the country. He said there was apprehension about how a huge country like India which has ...

12 Jul 2020 2:38 pm
INST scientists formulate nanoparticle to reduce severity of rheumatoid arthritis

Element Zinc is vital for maintaining normal bone homeostasis, and its levels are reported to get reduced in rheumatoid arthritis patients and arthritis-induced animals. It is also known that oral supplementation of zinc in the form of zinc gluconate have very low bioavailability in humans. Chitosan, the biocompatible, biodegradable natural polysaccharide that is one of ...

12 Jul 2020 2:38 pm
Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Package: Progress So Far

He gave a clarion call for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat or Self-Reliant India Movement. He also outlined five pillars of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Economy, Infrastructure, System, Vibrant Demography and Demand. The following progress has been reported so far: 1. Global tenders will be disallowed in Government procurement tenders up to Rs 200 crore Giving a ...

12 Jul 2020 2:28 pm
Comments invited on standards for safety evaluation of hydrogen propelled vehicles

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified a draft notification GSR 436(E) dated 10th July, 2020 proposing amendment to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 for inclusion of the standards for the safety evaluation of the vehicles being propelled through hydrogen fuel cells. It is proposed to include motor vehicles of Categories M ...

12 Jul 2020 12:47 pm
To combat Covid -19 , RCF comes out with a new product : Hand Cleansing Iso Propyl Alcohol (IPA) Based Gel

To assist Government in its Effort to combat Covid -19 , Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF ) a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has introduced a Hand Cleansing IPA Gel RCF SAFEROLA According to RCF This Hand Cleansing Gel is a skin friendly moisturizer based hand-sanitizer which contains Iso Propyl ...

12 Jul 2020 12:45 pm
Shri Piyush Goyal addresses the valedictory session of FICCI Frames;

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Shri Piyush Goyal today addressed the valedictory session of FICCI Frames, through virtual means. The Minister said that the Indian Film and Advertising Industries have the potential and talent to be global players. They can churn out quality products, win awards, and invite more investment and capital in ...

12 Jul 2020 12:44 pm
Dr. Harsh Vardhan emphasises Family Planning as a human rights issue on World Population Day; lauds its inclusion an essential Non-COVID Service

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare chaired the virtual meeting on the occasion of World Population Day, here today, in the presence of Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS (HFW). Dr. Harsh Vardhan while welcoming everyone on the occasion said, Commemorating World Population Day is important as it emphasizes the importance of ...

12 Jul 2020 12:43 pm
UPDATES ON COVID-19

The approach for treatment of COVID-19 is largely based on asymptomatic and supportive care, since there is no cure as yet. Maintaining good hydration is also essential. Based on severity of symptoms, COVID-19 can be categorised into 3 groups: mild, moderate and severe. In a Video Conference with States on 10.07.2020 and a virtual meeting ...

12 Jul 2020 12:43 pm
NITI Aayogs Atal Innovation Mission launches ATL App Development Module for school students nationwide

In a major step towards revving up the Indian Mobile App Development innovation ecosystem,in line with the clarion call for Aatmanirbhar initiatives of the Hon Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, NITI Aayogs Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) today launched theATL App Development Modulefor school children all across the country. The ATL App Development modules have been ...

12 Jul 2020 12:42 pm
Recovered cases cross 5 lakhs; outnumber active cases by more than 2.31 lakhs

A series of pro-active, pre-emptive and coordinated measures have been taken by the Centre and the State governments for containment and prevention of COVID-19. Coupled with effective implementation of containment zones, surveillance activities, timely diagnosis and effective clinical management of COVID-19 cases, the cumulative total number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients has crossed the ...

12 Jul 2020 12:42 pm
Continuous action is being taken to control locust swarms Control operations undertaken in 2,83,929 hectares area in Rajasthan

As per the instructions of Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, continuous action is being taken to control locust swarms. Starting from 11th April, 2020 till 9th July, 2020, control operations have been done in 1,51,269 hectares area in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana ...

12 Jul 2020 12:41 pm
Vice President calls for the adoption of Green and Sustainable Architecture

The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today called upon the architects of the country to adopt and promote Green Architecture. He said that the use of renewable energy sources such as solar energy should be promoted in the upcoming building projects. Virtually addressing the inaugural ceremony of the National Convention of the ...

12 Jul 2020 12:39 pm
Indias Tiger Census sets a New Guinness Record for being the worlds largest camera trap wildlife survey.

The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day last year by Prime Minister,Shri Narendra Modi has entered the Guinness World Record for being theworlds largest camera trap wildlife survey. Terming this achievement a great moment, Union Environment Minister,Shri Prakash Javadekar in ...

12 Jul 2020 12:38 pm
Vice President asks 10 self-assessment questions to citizens on life during corona

Seeking to engage with the people on the causes and consequences of COVID-19 pandemic, VP posted on Facebook on Sunday,Musings of Life in Corona Times. Writing in a conversational format, he posed 10 questions, the answers to which would help in assessing the lessons learned and the transformation brought about by the demands of life ...

12 Jul 2020 12:38 pm
Ensure capturing FASTag details before new vehicle registration, fitness certificate: MoRTH

In a letter addressed to NIC, with copies to all the States and UTs, the ministry has informed that full integration of National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC) with VAHAN portal has been achieved, and the same has gone live with API on 14th May last. The VAHAN system is now getting all information on FASTags ...

12 Jul 2020 11:38 am
COVID-19 in India: Toll stands at 22,674 currently

Active Cases 2,92,258 Cured/Discharged- 5,34,620 Deaths 22,674 Migrated 1

12 Jul 2020 10:18 am
Kerala gold-smuggling case: Swapna, Sandeep to be produced before NIA court today

Both will be produced before the NIA Court in Kochi, Kerala on Sunday.

12 Jul 2020 10:08 am
Locust control operation done on 2,83,929 hectares of land till July 9

Starting from 11th April, 2020 till 9th July, 2020, control operations have been done in 1,51,269 hectares area in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs). Till 9thJuly, 2020, control operations have also been done in 1,32,660 hectares area in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya ...

12 Jul 2020 9:38 am
Several states re-impose partial lockdown

During the lockdown on every Sunday, all markets, offices and establishments will remain completely closed. However, this order will not be applicable onmilk parlours, medical stores, hospitals and other emergency services. There will be a restriction mainly on the unnecessary movements of people. Official release said that the violation of lockdown will be punishable under ...

12 Jul 2020 9:19 am
Disengagement and de-escalation between India and China in progress: EAM

He said, we have agreed on the need to disengage because the troops on both sides are deployed very close to each other. So there is a disengagement and de-escalation process which has been agreed upon. He said, the process of disengagement has just commenced and it is very much a work in progress. Dr ...

12 Jul 2020 9:19 am
Several states re-i pose partial lockdown

During the lockdown on every Sunday, all markets, offices and establishments will remain completely closed. However, this order will not be applicable onmilk parlours, medical stores, hospitals and other emergency services. There will be a restriction mainly on the unnecessary movements of people. Official release said that the violation of lockdown will be punishable under ...

12 Jul 2020 8:48 am
UN restarts cross-border aid to Syria in reduced form: Diplomats

Following a week of division and seven ballots, the Council passed a proposal submitted by Germany and Belgium allowing the use of the Bab al-Hawa crossing point for one year. The measure passed with 12 of 15 votes, with Russia, China and the Dominican Republic abstaining, diplomats said. Authorization for the continued transport of aid ...

12 Jul 2020 8:18 am
Disney World reopens amid WHO warning against virus

Hundreds of people in face masks and some in red Mickey Mouse ears queued to enter the Magic Kingdom, with social distancing and hygiene precautions in place. The Disney complex is in Orlando, Florida one of several states where the daily rate of new cases of the virus has been increasing. The WHO on ...

12 Jul 2020 8:18 am
Hong Kong democrats hold primary election despite security law warning

Thousands queued in the intense summer heat at unofficial polling stations across the city hours after police raided an opinion pollster helping to conduct the vote. The more Hong Kong people were suppressed, the firmer Hong Kong people stand, democracy campaigner Benny Tai, a legal scholar and co-organiser of the primary, said as voting got ...

12 Jul 2020 8:18 am
Airtel launches NEW Prepaid Packs with Premium Content from ZEE5

Udaipur. As part of its strategic alliance withZEE5, Indias Entertainment Super-app, Bharti Airtel (Airtel) today launched new propositions for its mobile customers in India. These prepaid propositions are designed to deliver an exciting digital entertainment experience to Airtel smartphone customers by unlocking the full ZEE5 premium content catalogue to go with generous high speed data ...

12 Jul 2020 7:14 am
HRD Ministry formulates detailed SoP for conducting University examinations

The SOP formulated in association with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health have been devised to ensure students safety, fairness and equal opportunity amid the global pandemic due to COVID-19. Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has informed that the UGC has issued a guideline to conduct all the examinations of the ...

12 Jul 2020 1:48 am
Venkaiah Naidu calls for adoption of environment friendly architecture and designs

Vice President urged architects and designers to answer the challenges posed by the pandemic through modification in their designs. He said, the design and architecture fraternity need to regroup and look for solutions to the problems created by the current crisis, while envisioning ways to tackle future threats. Vice President emphasised that structures should be ...

11 Jul 2020 11:18 pm
PM Modi reviews COVID-19 situation; appreciates efforts of Centre

He said awareness about Covid-19 should be disseminated widely and a continuous emphasis should be laid on preventing spread of the infection. The Prime Minister reiterated that there is no room for any complacency in this regard. He appreciated the concerted efforts of the Centre, State and local authorities in containing the pandemic situation in ...

11 Jul 2020 11:08 pm
First Parcel Cargo with Chilli for Bangladesh leaves Guntur

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in a tweet hailed the Indian Railways for gearing up to export the dry chillies to Bangladesh. The Special Parcel Express (SPE) from Guntur station of the South Central railway is carrying 384 tonnes of parcel over the distance of 1372 kilometre from Reddipalem in Guntur to Benapole in Bangladesh. Guntur ...

11 Jul 2020 5:18 pm
Health Minister releases White paper on Focused Interventions for Make in India: Post COVID 19 by TIFAC

Dr. V K Saraswat, Chairman TIFAC Governing Council, and Prof. Pradeep Srivastava, Executive Director, TIFAC, Dr. Sanjay Singh, Scientist G and Shri Mukesh Mathur, Incharge (F&A), TIFAC were also present on the occasion. Dr. Harsh Vardhan congratulated TIFAC for bringing out this White Paper document at a right time when India is gearing up for ...

11 Jul 2020 2:19 pm
Dietitian Lavleen Kaur conducts workshop to address police personnels obesity

The workshop was attended by eminent personalities of the Punjab Police. Dr. Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, IAS (Retd.), Former Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Punjab was the chief guest along with Mr. Gurpreet Ghuggi, Bollywood Celebrity & Trustee GRD, Group of Colleges. The keynote speaker of the workshop was Ms. Lavleen Kaur, a renowned dietitian and lifestyle ...

11 Jul 2020 1:58 pm
Restrict movement from hotspot cities during Eid-Ul-Azha- Bangladesh Advisory committee on COVID 19

In a press statement issued after its 14th meeting on Friday, the committee said that movements from Dhaka, Chattogram, Narayanganj and Gazipur should be restricted as these cities have the maximum number of reported Corona cases in the country. The committee expressed concern over the unhindered life in Dhaka and other parts of the country ...

11 Jul 2020 1:38 pm
Batman to get new spinoff police TV series

HBO Max (T.N) said the original drama series would be produced by Matt Reeves, director of the upcoming Warner Bros. movie The Batman that stars Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader with no special superpowers. It said the series would extend the world established in the movie and further explore the myriad of compelling and ...

11 Jul 2020 10:08 am
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Defence Secy Mark Esper review bilateral defence co-operation between both countries

Rajnath Singh during a telephonic conversation with his US counterpart on Friday evening discussed issues of mutual interest. The two leaders have been in regular touch with each other. The conversation held today, on Mark Espers request, was in continuation of this mutual exchange between India and the United States.

11 Jul 2020 10:08 am
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh holds telephonic conversation with Defence Minister of Korea

The two Defence Ministers had discussions on issues pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Shri Rajnath Singh informed Jeong Kyeong-Doo on Indias contribution to international efforts against COVID-19 and discussed areas of mutual cooperation in the global fight against the pandemic. The Ministers agreed to work together to deal with the complex challenges posed by ...

11 Jul 2020 9:48 am
Lockdown being re-imposed in Maharashtra

Steady rise is seen in number of Covid-19 patients in prominent cities like Pune, Thane, Kalyan and Mira- Bhayandar. Therefore many of the local administrations have decided to impose lockdown and continue with door to door testing. Thane municipal corporation has decided to extend the previously imposed lockdown by one week till July 19 due ...

11 Jul 2020 9:48 am
Vice President advises DU authorities to continue the present quota procedure by earmarking seats for the talented artists

The Vice President made this suggestion after receiving numerous requests on this issue from Members of Parliament and prominent artists. M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Chancellor of the University of Delhi, made these remarks in a meeting with the Pro-Vice Chancellor & Dean Colleges, Delhi University who called on the Vice President on ...

11 Jul 2020 8:48 am
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar holds meeting with States through Video Conferencing

The meeting was attended by Ministers of State for Agriculture, Parshottam Rupala and Kailash Chaudhary, Agriculture Ministers of almost all the States and senior officers of the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare. On the occasion, the Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister released a booklet on new operational guidelines for formation and promotion ...

11 Jul 2020 8:48 am
FACT places import orders for 3 shipment of fertilizers to provide essential crop nutrients to farmers

The company is planning to improve the top and bottom lines by fertilizer trading. So far company has placed purchase orders for import of 3 shipments of fertilizers. Out of this two shipment has already arrived. In this one shipment is of 27500 MT of MOP and the other one is of 27500 MT of ...

11 Jul 2020 8:48 am
Indias foreign exchange reserves touches all time high of 513.25 billion dollars

Foreign currency assets, a major part of the overall reserves, rose by 5.66 billion dollars to 473.26 billion dollars. In the previous week, the reserves had increased by 1.27 billion dollars to end at 506.84 billion dollars. The reserves had crossed the half-a-trillion-dollar mark for the first time in the first week of June, ...

11 Jul 2020 8:28 am