France to soon announce ‘exceptional package’ to boost India’s Covid-19 fight: Envoy

New Delhi: France will soon announce an “exceptional package” for India, including ventilators and expertise, as part of its efforts to jointly combat the COVID-19 More...

India’s June retail inflation picks up after easing of lockdown

New Delhi: India’s retail inflation picked up in June, pushed by price increases for some food and fuel items, but economists said the central bank could still ease rates because More...

Sensex, Nifty end lower on virus fears, financials suffer

Bengaluru: Indian shares closed lower on Friday as record daily increases of domestic coronavirus cases threatened to disrupt an economic recovery, with financial stocks taking More...

Govt employees’ all leaves cancelled in Lucknow till Aug 31

Lucknow: Lucknow administration on Thursday cancelled all the leaves of the government employees till August 31 in the view of COVID-19 pandemic. Lucknow administration has cancelled More...

Haryana freezes DA hike till July 2021

Chandigarh: The COVID-19 induced economic crisis has compelled the Haryana government to freeze Dearness Allowances to state government employees and Dearness Relief to its pensioners More...

2 accused in Kerala gold smuggling case sent to judicial custody

Kochi: An NIA court here on Sunday remanded to judicial custody, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, the two key accused arrested More...

ACB unearths over Rs 4 crore disproportionate assets of Inspector

Hyderabad: A day after a Police Inspector was trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), along with an ASI, for More...

COVID-19 pandemic may lead to surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths: Lancet study

London: Scientists have predicted a surge in HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria deaths in low- and middle-income...

India will cross 10 lakh-mark of COVID-19 cases this week: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the total number of coronavirus cases in...

COVID-19 is unpredictable, no room for complacency: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: The positivity rate and the death rate is coming down but people shouldn’t be...

Vidhu P Nair appointed India’s next ambassador to Turkmenistan

Vidhu P Nair New Delhi: Vidhu P Nair, Foreign Service Officer of batch 2002, has been appointed as the next More...

IAS officer Vineel Krishna appointed officer on special duty at Odisha CMO for COVID-19 management

Bhubaneswar: Amid spike in coronavirus cases, the Odisha government on Thursday appointed IAS officer Vineel Krishna as officer on special duty..

WHO appoints 2 women to lead pandemic panel

Geneva: The head of the World Health Organization says former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former New Zealand Prime Minister..

Congress sacks Sachin Pilot from Rajasthan Deputy CM, State President

Jaipur: Sachin Pilot has been removed as Deputy Chief Minister and Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee Chief, More...

No job cuts but profiles may change: Railways

New Delhi: The Railways on Friday said certain job profiles of its employees might change in the coming days but asserted..

ICMR’s chief epidemiologist Dr Gangakhedkar retires today

Mumbai: Dr R R Gangakhedkar, the Chief Epidemiologist and Head of Communicable diseases at the Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR)..

Rajasthan govt okays creation of 51 posts in colleges

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has approved the creation of 51 posts in various colleges besides those in Sessions Court Jaipur Mahanagar-II..

20 IAS officers promoted to Additional Chief Secretary rank in UP

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has promoted 20 senior IAS officers to the rank of Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), official sources said..

Jammu and Kashmir IPS officer Basant Rath suspended for misconduct

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath has been suspended for alleged instances of “gross misconduct and misbehaviour”..