Highlights: Delhi reports 326 new Covid-19 cases & 3 deaths
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Mar 03, 2022 09:02 PM IST
Karnataka adds 382 new Covid-19 cases, 689 recoveries and 10 deaths
Mar 03, 2022 08:43 PM IST
6.2-magnitude earthquake shakes eastern Mexico: seismologists
A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Mexico on Thursday, reports AFP.
Mar 03, 2022 08:05 PM IST
Delhi reports 326 new Covid-19 cases & 3 deaths; Active cases stand at 1588
Delhi on Thursday recorded 326 new Covid-19 cases and 3 fatalities; Active cases stand at 1588, the state health department said.
Mar 03, 2022 07:35 PM IST
6 slum rooms damaged in gas cylinder blast in Maharashtra
Mar 03, 2022 06:37 PM IST
Covid-19: Kerala reports 2,222 new cases, 3 deaths
Kerala has reported 2,222 new cases of the Covid-19 infection and 3 deaths in the past 24 hours, reports ANI.
Mar 03, 2022 05:39 PM IST
TMCP protests in WB against showing of black flags to Mamata
The Trinamool Congress student wing Thursday held protests in Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal against showing of black flags to party chairperson Mamata Banerjee allegedly by supporters of a right-wing outfit in Varanasi, reports PTI.
Mar 03, 2022 04:31 PM IST
Rakesh Tikait meets Telangana CM KCR in Delhi
Mar 03, 2022 04:01 PM IST
Jagdeep Dhankhar summons assembly at 2 pm on Mar 7 after fresh cabinet proposal
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday summoned the state assembly at 2 pm on March 7 after a fresh cabinet proposal, reports PTI.
Mar 03, 2022 03:26 PM IST
Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik sent to ED custody till March 7 in money laundering case
A Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court sends Maharashtra minority minister Nawab Malik to ED custody till 7th of March. Read more
Mar 03, 2022 02:04 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Byculla area, 8 tenders rushed to spot
On Thursday, a fire broke out in Mumbai's Byculla area, news agency ANI reported. Eight fire tenders are present at the spot. Fire fighting operations are underway.
Mar 03, 2022 01:36 PM IST
Ladakh adds 16 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally at 28,061
Ladakh's caseload of Covid-19 climbed to 28,061 on Thursday after 16 fresh cases were added. No death was reported in last 24 hours and the number of active cases have come down to 138.
Mar 03, 2022 01:24 PM IST
70% of Maharashtra's adult population fully vaccinated against Covid
Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari said on Thursday that 70 per cent of the adult population in the state is fully inoculated against Covid-19.
Mar 03, 2022 12:36 PM IST
Jharkhand govt tables budget for financial year 2022-23
Jharkhand finance minister Rameshwar Oraon on Thursday tabled the budget for financial year 2022-23.
Mar 03, 2022 12:25 PM IST
'For the first time in Maharashtra…': Devendra Fadnavis slams Nawab Malik
Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed state minister and senior NCP leader Nawab Malik by saying that for the first time in the state, a minister is behind bars but his resignation hasn't been taken.
“This is unexpected. He hasn't been jailed for a small matter, he's accused of dealing with family of Dawood Ibrahim,” Fadnavis told reporters on Thursday.
Mar 03, 2022 11:32 AM IST
States, UTs to ensure no vial of Covid vaccine is wasted, says govt
The Centre has asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that no vial of Covid-19 vaccine is wasted, either in state-run hospitals or private facilities.
Mar 03, 2022 11:31 AM IST
India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 178 crore
The Union health ministry said on Thursday that the country's vaccination coverage has exceeded 178 crore after 21,83,976 doses were administered to eligible beneficiaries in the last 24 hours.
Mar 03, 2022 10:45 AM IST
PM Modi to participate in Quad leaders' virtual meeting today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday participate in the Quad Leaders' virtual meeting along with United States President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
According to the external affairs ministry, the four leaders will exchange views and assessments about important developments in the Indo-Pacific.
Mar 03, 2022 10:30 AM IST
Make in India is demand of the time: PM Modi at post-budget webinar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that ‘Make in India’, is demand of the time. “We need to give focus on 'Make in India', need to manufacture sustainable and qualitative products. We have to become self-reliant in production of semiconductors,” Modi said as he addressed a post-budget webinar on ‘Make in India for the World’.
Mar 03, 2022 10:06 AM IST
Covid-19: Goa to decide on resuming economic activities by tomorrow, says CM
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that his government will take a decision on resuming economic activities in the state by Friday.
“In view of less positivity rate, the expert committee has advised resuming economic activities with 100% capacity. The govt will take the decision by tomorrow & will resume the activities including casinos," Sawant told news agency ANI.
Mar 03, 2022 09:24 AM IST
In opening session, Sensex rises over 350 points
Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 350 points in opening trade on Thursday. The 30-share Sensex was trading 353.52 points or 0.64 per cent higher at 55,822.42.
Mar 03, 2022 09:08 AM IST
Maharashtra's Thane district adds 34 new Covid-19 cases
Thane district's Covid-19 caseload climbed to 7,08,366 after 34 new infections were reported in the last 24 hor
Mar 03, 2022 08:34 AM IST
India adds new Covid-19 cases, 142 deaths in last 24 hours
India on Thursday continued a downward trend in its daily Covid-19 tally after 6,561 new cases were added in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 4,29,45,160, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard.
Mar 03, 2022 08:21 AM IST
AIADMK functionaries pass resolution to readmit Sasikala
AIADMK functionaries in Tamil Nadu's Theni district passed a resolution that the party should consider readmitting both TTV Dhinakaran and Sasikala, news agency ANI reported on Thursday.
Mar 03, 2022 07:51 AM IST
Grateful to PM Modi for growing friendship between India, US: American Senator
Top American Senator Chris Murphy has said that the United States is grateful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the growing friendship between India and the US.
“The US India relationship arguably has never been stronger, and the United States is grateful to the people of India and to Prime Minister Modi for our growing friendship,” Murphy said on Wednesday.
Mar 03, 2022 07:19 AM IST
World Bank stops all programs in Russia and Belarus
The World Bank has stopped all its programs in Russia and Belarus with immediate effect in response to Moscow's full scale invasion in Ukraine. "The World Bank Group has not approved any new loans to or investments in Russia since 2014. There has also been no new lending approved to Belarus since mid-2020," the institution said on Wednesday.
Mar 03, 2022 07:16 AM IST
Polling begins for sixth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh
Polling began for the sixth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. In this phase, 676 candidates are in the fray in 57 assembly seats across 10 districts.
Mar 03, 2022 06:21 AM IST
Australia fully opens to Covid vaccinated travellers
Australia on Thursday became fully opened to vaccinated travellers after the country's Western region became the last state to lift border restrictions. Western Australia had closed its borders to a majority of international and interstate travellers in 2020 to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
Mar 03, 2022 05:40 AM IST
West Bengal adds zero Covid-19 deaths after a gap of one year
West Bengal on Wednesday saw no death due to Covid-19 after a gap of one year and the state's toll remain unchanged at 21,178. Meanwhile, 153 people were detected as Covid-19 positive on Wednesday and the total number of cases have climbed to 20,15,406.
Mar 03, 2022 05:31 AM IST
PM Modi to address post-budget webinar on 'Make in India for the World' today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday address the post-budget webinar on 'Make in India for the World'.
"The objective of the webinar is to sustain the momentum of Union Budget 2022 by synergizing efforts with all stakeholders on various initiatives taken for boosting manufacturing, increasing exports and strengthening the MSMEs," the commerce ministry said on Wednesday.