In case of delay in salary, pension for govt employees, interest should be paid: Supreme Court

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday said salaries and pensions are “rightful entitlements” of government employees and in case of delay, they should be paid with interest. Representative Image. A Bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud observed that the government which has delayed the payment of salaries and More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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EC announces polling dates for 824 assembly constituencies in Kerala, TN, West Bengal, Assam, Puducherry

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): As many as 824 assembly constituencies shall be going for polls in four states- Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam and Puducherry (Union Territory), said Chief Election More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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India plans two-day halt in vaccinations for software upgrade to widen campaign

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will halt coronavirus vaccinations this weekend to upgrade software used to coordinate its campaign, the health ministry said on Friday, preparing to expand the programme after More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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India records 16,577 COVID-19 fresh infections, 120 deaths

New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI) India recorded its single-day increase in coronavirus cases above 16,000 for the second consecutive day as the infection tally rose to 1,10,63,491, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,50,680, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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Brazil to buy 20 million COVID-19 vaccines from India’s Bharat Biotech

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Health Ministry on Thursday signed a contract to purchase 20 million doses of Covaxin, the COVID-19 vaccine made by India’s Bharat Biotech, for delivery between March and More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Marriage an institution between biological man & woman, not just union of individuals: Centre to HC

New Delhi, Feb 25 (PTI) Marriage in India is not just a union of two individuals but an institution between biological man and woman, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Thursday while opposing same-sex marriage. Indian More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants? By tweaking their vaccines, a process that should be easier than coming up with the original shots. A logistics officer, right, and a vaccinator, left, prepare More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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183 kin of Maharashtra cops who died on duty get jobs

Nagpur, Feb 25 (PTI): The Maharashtra police have provided jobs to more than 180 family members of police personnel who died while on duty, including those in fight against coronavirus, DGP Hemant Nagrale said on More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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From flashy diamantaire to fugitive: Nirav Modi’s long road to extradition

London, Feb 25 (PTI): Nirav Modi’s story up until the UK court verdict on Thursday, just two days before his 50th birthday, is one of stark contrasts. From someone flush with diamonds, quite literally, as More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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CBI files case against ESIC officer in Panaji

Panaji (Goa) [India], February 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered a case against a social security officer of State Insurance Employees Corporation (ESIC) in Panaji over the More...