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Sultan risked lives of his people for his false Shan-o-Shaukat: Congress attacks PM Narendra Modi over Vaccine Maitri

Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohilsaid that Centrein the name of vaccine friendship sent out 6.6 crore vaccines, adding that he Sultan (PM Narendra Modi) risked the lives of his people for his false Shan-o-Shaukat.

15 May 2021 9:25 am
Traders association writes to CM Arvind Kejriwal, asks not to extend COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi

The National Delhi Traders Association (NDTA) on Friday (May 14, 2021) wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, requesting him to lift the complete COVID-19 lockdown in the national capital.

15 May 2021 7:58 am
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Thane, and other parts of Maharashtra on May 17

Mumbai, Thane and Raigad would receive very heavy rainfall on Monday, while Raigad is expected to witness thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds from Saturday (May 15).

15 May 2021 7:51 am
Over 10,000 doses of DRDO`s anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be available from next week

The 2-DG drug reportedly helps in faster recovery of the hospitalised COVID-19 patients and reduces oxygen dependence.

15 May 2021 7:25 am
Odisha floats global tender for COVID-19 vaccine procurement

Odisha government has floated a global e-Tender for the supply of 3.80 croreCOVID-19 vaccines which the bidders are required to supplyin four phases.

15 May 2021 6:50 am
Tamil Nadu lockdown: New restrictions from today, grocery shops to open for 4 hours only, check guidelines here

Tamil Nadu recorded 31,892 new COVID-19 cases on Friday that took the total caseload to 15,31,377. The state currently has 1,95,339 coronavirus active infections.

15 May 2021 6:19 am
DNA Exclusive: India to live with COVID protocols when US, UK heading towards Big Unlock

Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Friday (May 14) explained the significance of the decisions taken by three of the biggest countries regarding COVID guidelines after vaccination.

15 May 2021 12:25 am
Jammu and Kashmir L-G Manoj Sinha approves Rs 3 crore relief package to tourism sector stakeholders

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has approved a relief package amounting to Rs. 2,94,22,000 as part of the relief package to tourism sector stakeholders in wake of the COVD-19 pandemic.

15 May 2021 12:09 am
India`s COVID-19 situation hugely concerning: WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

India is in the midst of a deadly wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with 3,43,144 people testing positive for the virus on Friday, taking the country's caseload to 2,40,46,809. The death toll stands at 2,62,317.

14 May 2021 11:46 pm
Cyclone Tauktae likely to intensify into `very severe cyclonic` storm, heads towards Gujarat

The deep depression in the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify further into a very severe cyclonic storm on May 17 and cross the Gujarat coast a day later, the IMD said.

14 May 2021 11:25 pm
Goons attack BJP MP Subhas Sarkar's car with stones in Bankura, minister accuses Trinamool Congress

BJP MP Subhas Sarkar's car was attacked by unidentified assailants with stones and bricks in Bankura district of West Bengal. Following the incident, an FIR was registered at Bankura Police Station and an investigation has been launched into the matter.

14 May 2021 11:25 pm
Cancel CBSE, ICSE class 12 Board exams: Petition in Supreme Court

The plea asked the court to set aside the CBSE and CISCE notifications of April 14, 16 and 19, 2021 issued only in respect of clauses dealing with the postponement of the Class XII examination.

14 May 2021 10:46 pm
Opposition should not indulge in needless politics, says Gautam Gambhir on police questioning

Gautam Gambhir appealed to Congress and other opposition parties to cooperate with the police in the legal process and not politicise the issue at the time of the pandemic.

14 May 2021 10:25 pm
Shaheed Bhagat Singh's nephew Abhay Singh Sandhu dies of coronavirus

Shaheed Bhagat Singh's nephew Abhay Singh Sandhu had tested positive for coronavirus a few days back and was admitted at Mohali's Fortis Hospital. According to reports, he breathed his last on Friday evening.

14 May 2021 10:07 pm
Madhya Pradesh cancels MPBSE class 10 board exams 2021, to hold class 12 exams after COVID situation improves

The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday (May 14) announced to cancel the class 10 board exams 2021 due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation. According to reports, MPBSE Class 12 board exams 2021, however, have been postponed. The exams will be held after the coronavirus situation improves across the state.

14 May 2021 9:48 pm
Tamil Nadu tightens lockdown restrictions, grocery shops to open for 4 hours from 6 am

The decision to tighten the lockdown measures was taken after receiving consent from representatives of all major political parties at an all-party meeting on Thursday.

14 May 2021 9:46 pm
Cant allow virtual parliamentary panel meet: Rajya Sabha secretariat to LOP Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge had urged Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to allow virtual meetings of parliamentary standing committees, saying the Parliament cannot be a mute spectator to people's suffering.

14 May 2021 9:25 pm
Experts call deaths of 18 elephants in Assam `mysterious`, govt orders probe

Days after reports of the deaths of 18 elephants in the deep forest presumably due to lughtning strike, the experts have termed the deaths as a mystery.

14 May 2021 9:25 pm
Mamata Banerjee's silence on Bengal bloodshed matter of concern: Governor Jagdeep Dhankar after meeting BJP supporters in Assam

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who visited Assam's Dhubri district, accused West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of maintaining silence over the violence unleashed in the state.

14 May 2021 9:03 pm
Breaking: Sikkim announces 7-day lockdown to control COVID-19 surge

The Sikkim government on Friday (May 13) declared a complete lockdown in the state starting from May 17 to May 24 in order to control the surge in COVID-19 cases.

14 May 2021 8:39 pm
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks villages to restrict entry to only COVID-free persons

Addressing the people of the state in a live Facebook telecast, the Chief Minister called for strict measures in the rural areas over the next two months, which he described as extremely crucial.

14 May 2021 8:38 pm
Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech to start producing coronavirus vaccines in Pune

The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech International Ltd will soon start manufacturing Covid-19 vaccines in Pune, through subsidiary Biovet Pvt Ltd, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar announced.

14 May 2021 8:25 pm
Two civilians killed in grenade attack in Assam, Amit Shah offers condolences

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma condemned the attack and ordered a probe.

14 May 2021 7:36 pm
Israel-Palestine conflict: Body of Indian woman killed in rocket attack to be brought home on May 15

The body of Soumya Santhosh from Kerala, who was killed in a Palestinian rocket attack in Israel on May 11, will be brought here on Saturday.

14 May 2021 7:25 pm
Monsoon to arrive early over Kerala, to be normal in 2021, predicts IMD

The IMD said that monsoon over Kerala is expected to arrive over Kerala a day earlier than its normal onset date. Initial monsoon rains are experienced over south Andaman Sea and the monsoon winds then advance north-westwards across the Bay of Bengal.

14 May 2021 7:05 pm
Complete lockdown till May 23 in Kerala, triple lockdown in four cities: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The state is currently under a 9-day complete shutdown from May 8 to May 16.

14 May 2021 7:02 pm
Unable to bear cremation expenses for the dead? Please call UP Police

With several reports mentioning dead bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims washing up ashore in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the police in UP has now come up with a unique method of raising awareness to discourage people from dumping bodies in the water.

14 May 2021 6:25 pm
Goa Hospital toll rises to 75 after 13 more patients die due to oxygen shortage

A senior health department official said today that total 75 people have so far succumbed at the government-run facility at Goa Medical College and Hospital, GMCH, since May 11. However, the state government has not revealed the exact cause of recent deaths.

14 May 2021 6:16 pm
BSF recovers arms consignment dropped by Pakistani drone in Jammu

The troops recoveredone AK -47 rifle, one pistol, one magazine, 15 pistol rounds round of 9 mm bullets and one wooden frame used to attach payload with drone.

14 May 2021 6:10 pm
Chhattisgarh to pay for education of children who lost parents to coronavirus

The Chhattisgarh government will pay for the education of children who lost their parents/guardians to coronavirus.

14 May 2021 5:48 pm
Delhi gynecologist S K Bhadari who delivered Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi, dies of COVID-19

One of the longest serving doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here and renowned obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr S K Bhandari died on Thursday due to COVID-19, officials said.

14 May 2021 5:46 pm
Gangster Mukim Kala among three prisoners killed in shootout at UPs Chitrakoot Jail, probe ordered

Gangster Mukim Kala was among three prisoners who were shot dead in a clash at the Ragaulidistrict jail in Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. According to the jailor S P Tripathi, one of them died in an exchange of fire with jail officials after he shot dead the other two prisoners.

14 May 2021 5:19 pm
Telangana High Court stays government's order stopping ambulances from other states

The order comes after Telangana Police were directed by the state government to stop all ambulances carrying COVID-19 patients that do not have prior permission and confirmation from the hospital for getting treatment.

14 May 2021 5:18 pm
Maharashtra to raise its oxygen production capacity to 3,000 MT, says Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy Chief MinisterAjit Pawar on Friday (May 14) said the state government has set a target of producing 3,000 metric tonnes of oxygen per day to ensure that the state does not face a paucity of life-saving gas.

14 May 2021 4:46 pm
CBSE class 12 exams big update: No decision yet on pending board exams, say officials

The CBSE board dismissed the specualtion that it may cancel the class 12 board exams 2021 in view of the COVID pandemic. The board officials stated that CBSE has not taken any decision yet on class 12 board exams 2021 even as a section of students and parents have been demanding cancellation of exams in view of the current crisis.

14 May 2021 4:25 pm
Strange and fascinating: Monstrous looking deep sea fish washes up on California beach

A fish found in deep ocean was found beached ashore the California's Crystal Cove State Park last Friday it has beenidentified as the Pacific Football Fish.

14 May 2021 4:25 pm
192 lakh COVID vaccines to states/UTs from May 16-31, says Health ministry

The Union health ministry saida total of 191.99 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines--Covishield and Covaxin--will be supplied to states/UTs free of cost from May 16 to May 31.

14 May 2021 4:25 pm
Oxygen black marketing: Delhi HC refuses interim protection from arrest to Navneet Kalra till May 18

The Delhi High Court declined to grant interim protection from arrest to businessman Navneet Kalra, seeking anticipatory bail in connection with alleged black marketing of oxygen concentrators.

14 May 2021 4:20 pm
The dead deserve respect, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath on bodies in river, orders patrolling by SDRF, PAC

The CM said that the rivers get polluted due to bodies of human beings and animals while his government is running a campaign for the cleaning of rivers.

14 May 2021 4:07 pm
COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech ready to share formula of Covaxin with other manufacturers, says Centre

Amid a political war of words between the Centre and the Delhi government over the availability of sufficient vaccines to inoculate all adults in the national capital, the central government has said that leading drug maker Bharat Biotech is ready to share the formula of its anti-COVID vaccine COVAXIN with other manufacturers.

14 May 2021 3:46 pm
Centre to provide 1.92 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses to states from May 16 to 31

Out of the total, 1.62 crore will be Covishield doses, while 29.49 lakh will be Covaxin doses, the health ministry said.

14 May 2021 3:46 pm
Ghazipur resident starts wood bank for cremation of needy, unclaimed corpses

A resident of Uttar Pradesh Sanjay Rai Sherpuria has started a wood bank for the needy in Ghazipur, amid the rising deaths due to COVID-19.

14 May 2021 3:29 pm
142 boats return to Raigad shore amid cyclone warning in Maharashtra

Raigad is also expected to witness thunderstorm with lightning and gusty winds from Saturday onwards.

14 May 2021 3:25 pm
CUSAT: Chandigarh University launches North India`s first Satellite Designing Program

The virtual inauguration session of CUSAT was held on May 14 which was attended by distinguished Aerospace Engineering Scientists and Professionals.

14 May 2021 3:25 pm
Karnataka Congress offers Rs 100 crore to help procure COVID-19 vaccines

Calling it an unprecedented decision in the history ofKarnataka, Siddaramaiah said at a press conference in Bengaluru that a total of Rs 100 crore will be given by Congress leaders to procure COVID-19 vaccines.

14 May 2021 3:25 pm
Black Fungus making Indias COVID battle complicated, Zee explains its signs, symptoms and treatment

Black Fungus or mucormycosis is a rare fungal infection. It is caused by a fungus named mucor, which is found on wet surfaces. Cases of mucormycosis are rapidly rising among COVID-19 survivors, causing blindness or serious illness and even death in some cases, health officials have warned.

14 May 2021 2:46 pm
NIA arrests People`s Liberation Army leader for ambush, killing of Assam Rifles personnel in Manipur

The NIA have taken over the investigation and have re-registered the case against theself-styled lieutenant.

14 May 2021 2:25 pm
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal makes BIG announcement for families, kids hit hard by COVID-19

The AAP chief also said that the Delhi government will bear the cost of education and the upbringing of children orphaned by the pandemic. Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said the number of fresh COVID-19 cases has come down to around 8,500 and the positivity rate has dipped to around 12 per cent.

14 May 2021 2:00 pm
COVID-19 an invisible enemy, govt working hard to win battle against coronavirus: PM Narendra Modi

Addressing a video conference on PM-KISAN scheme, the Prime Minister said 18 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been given so far and the government is making efforts to ensure that people get vaccinated at a fast pace.

14 May 2021 1:46 pm
Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to cost Rs 995.40 per dose, reveals Dr Reddy`s Laboratories

Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Friday (May 14, 2021) announced that Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V will cost 995.40 + 5% GST per dose in India and the price of vaccines produced in the country may be lower.

14 May 2021 1:25 pm