Testing: 23 States perform better than national average

Around 70 per cent (69.04) of the daily new Covid-19 cases are contributed by eight States/Union Territories- Maharashtra, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Chhattisgarh. Continue Reading

70% of India’s active caseload from 8 States

About 70 per cent (69.59%) of the total active Covid-19 cases India is contributed by eight States/UT– Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh. Continue Reading

Two in Noida test positive for coronavirus

Two people in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Gautam Buddh Nagar district health department officials said on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Total confirmed corona cases in India reaches 52

The number of confirmed cases of novel corona virus in the country has risen to 52, with two fresh positive cases one each from Delhi and Rajasthan being reported, the health ministry said today. Continue Reading

Mayawati urges cadres to take on casteist forces

BSP supremo Mayawati today offered tributes to party founder Kanshi Ram on his 13th death anniversary and urged cadres to take on the challenge of casteist forces. She also pledged to fulfil the dreams of Kanshi Ram and take forward his legacy of Dalit emancipation. Continue Reading

Three more students detained in NEET scam in Chennai

In a case of more skeletons stumbling out of the closet, three more MBBS students and their parents have been taken into the custody by CB-CID on suspicion of malpractice in NEET. Continue Reading

Modi launches programme to vaccinate 500 million livestock

Asking people to shun single use plastic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the wanton use of plastic posed a hazard to the environment and had led to livestock and fish being killed. Continue Reading

Unnao rape survivor accident case: SC grants CBI two more weeks

A bench comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose extended the time for completing the probe after the CBI moved an application seeking four more weeks, on the ground that the statements of the rape survivor and her lawyer have not been recorded so far. Continue Reading

Ganga pollution: CPCB directs four State PCBs to take action

Taking note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four State pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if they don’t comply with environmental norms. Continue Reading