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Send sewage samples to sentinel sites monitoring poliovirus: Centre to states

April 18, 2022 7:29 am

The Centre has specifically asked the states to implement a two-prong approach to detect a new variant of the novel virus.

Study finds high prevalence of respiratory illnesses among children below five living around Chennai thermal power plant

April 12, 2022 2:09 pm

According to the study, more than 63 per cent of the children from the Ennore area reported to have experienced one or more symptoms in the month preceding the survey.

90 govt schools shut, 500 merged in Gujarat since 2020: Govt data

March 25, 2022 3:21 am

This is the third such step after two failed attempts in 2013 and 2019 when the initiative had to be abandoned following protests from various sections, including villagers, educationists and the opposition Congress.

Scramble for genome-sequencing samples at labs in Maharashtra as pandemic curve flattens

March 21, 2022 12:55 am

Following a Central government directive to ramp up genome sequencing, the state has decided to collect random samples from hospitals and patients with respiratory infections.

Ministry of Education warns against fake websites duping students

March 08, 2022 9:40 am

These fake websites have been created with names very similar to Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan — and

Himachal Pradesh CM inaugurates heliport, says ‘will boost tourism, help during emergencies’

January 13, 2022 12:01 am

The Chief Minister said heliports are also being constructed at Baddi, Rampur and Mandi under the Udaan-2 scheme of Government of India.

Cairn withdraws all lawsuits against India, to get Rs 7,900 crore tax refund

January 05, 2022 4:47 pm

The company on November 26, 2021, initiated proceedings to withdraw lawsuits it had filed in several jurisdictions to enforce an international arbitration award which had overturned the levy of Rs 10,247 crore retrospective taxes and ordered India to refund the money already collected.

Growing divergence in central and state-level fiscal trends

December 28, 2021 10:04 am

🔴 Aditi Nayar writes: State revenues have grown at a slower pace, leading to a widening of the deficit

Given robust system of reporting, missing out on Covid deaths unlikely: Government

July 22, 2021 12:43 pm

States have been advised to conduct thorough audits in their hospitals and report any cases or deaths that could have been missed with a district and date-wise details so as to guide a data-driven decision-making.

After the photos, the numbers: over 32,000 in Nainital for weekend, 20,000 in Mussoorie

July 13, 2021 7:13 am

Official figures show 35,425 tourists reached the outskirts of Nainital and 32,000 more travelled to Mussoorie in Uttarakhand over the last weekend as Covid figures dipped across the country.


The rise in government requests for Facebook data: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

There has been a surge in government requests for “information” and “user accounts” from Facebook, according to a report released by the social media giant. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Domestic airlines have reported the number of technical snags they have experienced. Of them all, IndiGo's numbers jump out, because it first reported 340 odd snags and when rivals reported the number suspect, it was revised to over 14,000 snags.

What the Jio institute is expected to earn in its first year: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Reliance’s Jio institute, recently declared an ‘Institute of Eminence,’ puts it at par with the likes of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IISc and BITS . Here's a look at its earnings projection in today's News in Numbers. See more:

Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more:

11 lakh PAN cards deactivated

June 22, 2020 6:56 pm

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

US-based Sikh actor barred from flight over turban row

February 09, 2016 8:16 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): A US-based Sikh actor and model Waris Ahluwalia was denied entry inside an Aeromexico flight in Mexico, accounting to his attire and beard. Reacting over issue, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Manjit Singh on Tuesday condemned the incident said that Government of India, along with the governments around the globe, should take initiatives to educate masses about the Sikh community.

FM Jaitley at World Economic Forum

January 23, 2016 3:30 pm

Switzerland, Jan 23 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, on Saturday attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Finance Minister Jaitley said that there are a set of structural reforms which are in progress and there are a large number of steps which the Government of India has taken over the last year-and-a-half. He further added that India's co-operative federalism has transformed to competitive federalism, and that's really a good news for India.