Bangladesh flood situation improves

The overall flood situation in Bangladesh has improved in most of the districts with water levels receding in many rivers, an official said on Thursday. Sarder Udoy Raihan, Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) executive engineer, told Xinhua news agency that water levels receded at most of the 101 observation points across the four major river

Modi: ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Will Make The Global Economy Resilient’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled address to the captains of the Indian defence industry to assure them that Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self-reliant India) is not an inward-looking idea but is for a stable global order…reports India Daily News “Atmanirbhar Bharat will make the global economy resilient, stable, and will work towards world peace. India

SC Refuses Permission To Muharram Processions

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined permission to hold Muharram processions across the country during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A bench comprising Chief Justice S. A. Bobde and Justices A. S.Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian said, “Cannot grant general directions….case different from Puri (Rath Yatra) or Jain temples, as they had identified areas of access.” The

Over 100 Academicians Back Modi on JEE, NEET Exams

In what can definitely be termed as a shot in the arm for the government facing Opposition flak, a long list of academicians including professors from Delhi University, JNU, Central University of Kerala, California University among others have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi supporting the conduct of JEE-NEET exams in the hope that students

Anushka Virat Expecting Baby

Actress Anushka Sharma and her husband, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, are set to be parents for the first time. The couple confirmed on Thursday that they will welcome their firstborn in January 2021. The announcement came with a picture of the couple on Anushka and Virat’s respective Instagram accounts, where her baby bump is

Covid 19: India Records Highest Single Day Spike

India on Thursday witnessed the worst-ever single-day spike of 75,760 Covid cases that has ever been recorded by any country. It pushed the national tally to 33,10,234 while the toll breached the 60,000 mark with 1,017 more fatalities in the last 24 hours. Out of the total 33,10,234 cases, 7,25,991 are active cases; 25,23,771 people

‘Covid-19 Can Affect Almost All Organs’

Manifestations of the SARS-Cov-2 virus go beyond the pulmonary complications that previous studies suggested, experts at the AIIMS asserted on Thursday. What started out as viral pneumonia has turned into a multi-systemic disease that ranges from simple Anosmia to life-threatening Encephalopathy or sudden cardiac arrest…reports India Daily News They also suggested that the classification of

Phase II trial of Oxford vaccine begins

The Phase II clinical trial of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine, Covishield, began on Wednesday. The first dose was given to two males, aged 28 and 48, in Pune’s Bharti Vidyapeeth’s Medical College and Hospital. “Two volunteers were given 0.5 ml of the vaccine, observed for half an hour to see if they get any local

Minister Foresees Role Of N-E Agro Sector In Reviving Economy

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that the agro sector in the Northeast region is crucial for the post Covid economy of India…reports India Daily News Interacting with North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) officials and groups of farmers through video