India wants Human Rights Council to strengthen & reform itself

India said it is time to assess the achievements and failures of the Human Rights Council and deliberate on the ways to strengthen and reform the UN organ so as to help it achieve its objectives. Continue Reading

Congress attacks government on inflation figures

Attacking the government over the state of the economy, the Congress said the people have been hit by the ‘double whammy’ of low growth and high inflation for which the Modi government’s ‘gross mismanagement’ is responsible. Continue Reading

Covid-19 vaccine choice to be given in coming days: Centre

The Central government said it will let people choose their coronavirus vaccination centres when the campaign expands next week, effectively letting beneficiaries pick either a home-grown shot or the AstraZeneca one, unlike now. Continue Reading

After Surat show, AAP to focus on Gujarat Assembly polls

Buoyed by the Aam Aadmi Party’s good performance in the recently-held Surat civic polls, party chief Arvind Kejriwal has now set his eyes on the 2022 Gujarat Assembly polls. Continue Reading

Special cell at Arthur Road jail ready to lodge Nirav Modi

With a UK court ruling in favour of extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering in Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail has kept a special cell ready to lodge him, an official said. Continue Reading

Chennai students to launch own statellite along with PSLV-C51 tomorrow

Jeppiaar Institue of Technology (JIT), Sriperumpudur, is all set to launch its own satellite – JITsat along with PSLV-C51 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at around 10.30 am tomorrow. Continue Reading

Covid: Neuberg becomes first private lab to administer vaccine

Neuberg Diagnostics has received government approval for administering Covid-19 vaccine to its staff. It claimed that it became the first private lab to administer vaccine. Continue Reading