New Delhi, Mar 8: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu are the six states that cumulatively account for 86.25 per cent of the new coronavirus cases reported in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
Srinagar, Mar 1: Thousands of students returned to classrooms on Monday as schools in Kashmir reopened for classes 9 to 12 after remaining closed for almost a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The students attended school for the first time since March 9 last year.
New Delhi, Feb 25: Various private schools in the national capital plan to promote students upto class 8 or assess them on the basis of projects and assignments through the year in view of continuing closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Feb 11: The Central Board of Secondary Education has directed schools under it to take steps to identify and resolve learning gaps, and then conduct examinations for Classes 9 and 11 by following COVID-19 safety protocols.
Jammu, October 15: Nizamia Education Group (NEG) formally started counselling process for students eligible for free education under Nizamia Scholarship in Jammu.
New Delhi, September 27: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced on Sunday that entrance tests for admission to 126 undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes will commence from October 10.
New Delhi, Sep 22: The Union Home Ministry has sought applications from the spouse and children of victims of terrorist attacks for pursuing MBBS and BDS courses in medical and dental colleges under the central pool.
Jammu, September 21: To sensitize Principals/ Headmasters and staff members about the various guidelines and processes related to reopening of schools, the Directorate of School Education Jammu in collaboration with Bharti Foundation organized a webinar, here today.
New Delhi, Sep 20 Determined efforts should be made to make Jammu and Kashmir a hub of knowledge, innovation and learning by implementing the new National Education Policy (NEP) in letter and spirit, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 19: The new National Education Policy (NEP) aims to reorient the education system towards meeting the needs of the 21st century by achieving the twin objectives of inclusion and excellence, President Ram Nath Kovind said Saturday.
Srinagar, Sep 14: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday congratulated two residents of the union territory for scoring high percentiles in the prestigious JEE Mains examination.
Kolkata, September 07: West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday said the new National Education Policy (NEP) undermines the country's federal structure, and it will not be implemented in the state any time soon.
Kolkata, March 8: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "spreading lies and canards" against the TMC government, and said voters, this time, would witness 'Didi versus BJP' fight in all 294 constituencies of the poll-bound state.
New Delhi, Mar 8: Several Rajya Sabha members on International Women's Day on Tuesday pushed for at least one-third reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies, saying this will ensure they get adequate representation.
New Delhi, Mar 8: Thousands of women farmers held protest marches and delivered speeches at the Singh, Tikri and Ghazipur protest sites at Delhi's borders on International Women's Day.
New Delhi, Mar 8: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day without transacting any legislative business amid an uproar by Opposition members who were demanding a discussion on the rising fuel prices.
Dehradun, Mar 8: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat left for Delhi on Monday amid growing speculation about a leadership change in the state.
An official at the chief minister's office here confirmed his departure but said the visit was of a "routine nature".
New Delhi, Mar 8: The Opposition's persistent demand for a discussion on "huge and frequent" increases in petrol, diesel and LPG prices on Monday led to an uproar in the Rajya Sabha, which was adjourned twice in quick succession.
The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned around 10.
Kolkata, Mar 7: Veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty on Sunday joined the BJP at Brigade Parade Ground here ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega rally.
Chakraborty was welcomed into the fold by BJP national general secretary Kailash giya and state president Dilip Ghosh among others.
New Delhi, Mar 6: The BJP on Saturday released its first list of 57 candidates for the West Bengal assembly polls and fielded Suvendu Adhikari from his home turf of Nandigram, from where Trinamool Congress president and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has already announced her candidature.
New Delhi, Mar 4: A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to forthwith appoint a regular CBI director.
New Delhi, Mar 4: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi used three popular Hindi idioms on Thursday to hit out at the government and accuse it of carrying out raids against those who are pro-farmers.
Mumbai, Mar 3: Maharashtra ruling allies Congress and the NCP on Wednesday criticised the Income Tax raids on filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and actor Taapsee Pannu, and termed the action as an attempt to suppress the voices of those who speak against the Modi government and put forth "facts".
New Delhi, Mar 3: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that China had mobilised its conventional and cyber forces to threaten India and warned that the government's "cowardice" would have tragic consequences in the future.
Mumbai, Mar 8: Actor Parineeti Chopra says boarding Saina Nehwal biopic post Shraddha Kapoor's exit was not a point of concern for her as she was completely engrossed in the process of understanding director Amol Gupte's vision.
Mumbai, Mar 8: On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Amazon Prime Video announced "Hush Hush", an upcoming original series from the streamer, led by an all-female cast and crew.
Mumbai, Mar 5: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday filed a charge-sheet before a special court here in a case related to drugs angle in the death of filmstar Sushant Singh Rajput last year, naming 33 accused, including actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik.
Mumbai, Mar 4: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday shared a poem about his eye surgery, saying that he is in the "sweet company" of those who care for him.
The actor, who had revealed about the eye surgery on March 1, also expressed his gratitude to fans for their well wishes in the poem.
Mumbai, Mar 4: Popular playback singer Shreya Ghoshal on Thursday announced she is expecting her first child with her husband, entrepreneur Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya.
The 36-year-old singer took to Instagram and shared her picture cradling the baby bump.
Mumbai, Mar 3: Filmmaker Karan Johar, the man behind popular love story "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", says the romance genre, which dominated the 1990s, has completely vanished from Bollywood today as the audience is not invested in watching such stories on the big screen.
Mumbai, Mar 2: Actor Kartik Aaryan on Tuesday announced that his upcoming film "Dhamaka" will be heading to the streaming platform Netflix.
The Ram Madhvani-directed thriller will see Aaryan play a journalist named Arjun Pathak, who covers the live broadcast of a terror attack in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Mar 1: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Monday revealed he has undergone an eye surgery, two days after hinting about a medical condition on his official blog.
JAMMU, FEBRUARY 26: A two day Jammu and Kashmir Gojri folk music programme, organized by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL), began today at K L Sahgal hall, Jammu.
Mumbai, Feb 25: Superstar Salman Khan will start shooting for his extended cameo in Shah Rukh Khan's next, action-thriller "Pathan", from Thursday.
Backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF), "Pathan" is helmed by "War" director Siddharth Anand.
Mumbai, Feb 24: Actor Madhuri Dixit on Wednesday thanked her fans for their continuous love and support as crossed the 22 million followers mark on Instagram.
The 53-year-old actor celebrated the moment by posting a picture of herself from the sets of her reality show "Dance Deewane".
Mumbai, Feb 23: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actor Emraan Hashmi-led mystery thriller "Chehre" is set to have a theatrical release on April 30.
Directed by Rumy Jafry, the film also stars Annu Kapoor, Krystle D'Souza, Drithiman Chakroborthy, Raghubir Yadav and Siddhanth Kapoor.
Ahmedabad, Mar 8: The Indian team management faces a problem of plenty going into the five T20 Internationals against England, an assignment which marks the beginning of the side's build-up to this year's T20 World Cup at home.
Mumbai, Mar 6: Every person needs a hero and for a young Sachin Tendulkar while growing up, the only person he would aspire to become was none other than India's original 'Little Master' Sunil Gavaskar.
New Delhi, Mar 5: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday pitched for hosting the Summer Olympics in the future, saying the Olympic movement is not complete till India hosts an edition of the quadrennial sporting extravaganza.
Ahmedabad, Mar 5: India lost two more wickets in the middle session to reach 153 for six in their first innings at tea on the second day of the fourth and final Test against England here on Friday.
Ahmedabad, Mar 5: Rohit Sharma traded his natural attacking instincts for a cautious approach even as India lost three important wickets, including that of skipper Virat Kohli, to reach 80 for 4 at lunch on the second day of the fourth and final Test against England here on Friday.
Ahmedabad, Mar 4: Ben Stokes displayed the indefatigable side of his batsmanship in his 24th Test half-century but India did well enough to get breakthroughs at the right moments to leave England reeling at 144 for 5 at tea on the opening day of the fourth and final match on Thursday.
Chennai, Mar 4: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has landed here to take part in the team's training camp likely to begin on March 9 in the lead-up to the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Ahmedabad, Mar 4: A scarred England were once again done in by Axar Patel's straight deliveries before partially recovering to reach 74 for 3 at lunch during an intriguing opening session of the fourth and final Test against India here on Thursday.
Karachi, Mar 4: The ongoing Pakistan Super League was on Thursday postponed with immediate effect after three more cricketers tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of cases in the T20 event to seven.
Ahmedabad, Mar 3: India skipper Virat Kohli feels rotation policy is the way forward in the age of bio-bubbles as mental fatigue caused by restrictive quarantines will make it extremely difficult for players to stay hungry.
Ahmedabad, Mar 3: A ruthless India will not take their foot off the pedal while taking England for another "spin ride" in the high-stakes Test series finale starting Thursday, aiming to not just complete another dominant home performance but also realise their World Test Championship dreams.
Dubai, Mar 2: Seasoned India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin along with England captain Joe Root and West Indies' new batting sensation Kyle Mayers were on Tuesday nominated for the ICC 'Player of the Month' for their exceptional performances in February.
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New Delhi, Mar 7: Urging women not to ignore their intimate hygiene, health experts have warned against the use of chemical-ridden vaginal washes that increase the risk of infection.
New Delhi, Mar 5: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 1.8 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
New Delhi, Mar 4: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that elderly people be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals besides at government medical institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Mar 3: Bharat Biotech on Wednesday said its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has demonstrated an interim vaccine efficacy of 81 per cent in Phase 3 clinical trials.
New Delhi, Mar 1: India expanded its COVID-19 vaccine coverage on Monday by including everyone over 60 and those aged between 45-59 who have co-morbidities in the net with Prime Minister Narendra Modi setting the pace by being the first person to take a jab.
Washington/New Delhi, Mar 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday joined a growing list of the world leaders who have received the COVID-19 vaccine to instill confidence among the public about the efficacy of the jab.
New Delhi, Mar 1: The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive began on Monday in the national capital as elderly people received their first shots of the vaccine, officials said.
In the first phase, starting January 16, over 3.
New Delhi, Feb 26: The COVID-19 vaccination sessions will not be held this Saturday and Sunday in view of the Co-Win digital platform transitioning from Co-Win 1.0 to Co-Win 2.
New Delhi, Feb 22: A 54-year-old sanitation worker died from health complications on Monday, days after he was administered a coronavirus vaccine, according to his son.
New Delhi, Mar 5: The DRDO said it successfully carried out a flight test of its solid fuel-ducted ramjet (SFDR) missile propulsion system on Friday morning at the Chandipur test range in Odisha.
Bengaluru, Mar 4: Close on the heels of the launch of a Brazilian satellite by ISRO, India and Italy have decided to explore opportunities in the field of earth observation, space science and robotic and human exploration.
New Delhi, Mar 2: Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said it has picked up radiowaves worth Rs 18,699 crore in just-concluded auction, while rival Vodafone Idea said spectrum acquired by it in five circles will help boost 4G coverage and capacity.
The auction, which put on offer a total of 2308.
Bengaluru, Feb 25: The Indian Space Research Organisation on Thursday completed launch rehearsal of the PSLV-C51 mission slated for February 28.
New Delhi, Feb 25: The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) on Thursday asked Google to compensate Indian newspapers for using their content and insisted that the global search giant increase the publisher share of advertising revenue to 85 per cent.
New Delhi, Feb 19: As NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars in the early hours of Friday to look for signs of past life, ISRO's next mission to the Red Planet is likely to be an orbiter.
Beijing, Feb 15: China's Tianwen-1 probe on Monday performed an orbital manoeuvre around Mars, days after it successfully entered the orbit around the red planet capping a nearly seven-month voyage from Earth.
New Delhi, Feb 15: The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and WhatsApp within four weeks on a fresh plea alleging lower standards of privacy for Indians in comparison to European users of the messaging app.
New Delhi, Feb 12: India's industrial production grew by 1 per cent in December, official data showed on Friday.
According to the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data, the manufacturing sector output grew by 1.6 per cent in December 2020.
Mining output declined by 4.
New Delhi, Feb 5: The Delhi government on Friday floated a tender to set up 100 charging stations for electric vehicles across the city.
Bengaluru, Feb 5: In its first mission in 2021, India's space agency ISRO planned to launch on February 28 Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 and three Indian payloads, including one built by a home-grown start-up.
Mumbai, Mar 8: Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty eke out gains on Monday after two sessions of decline as investors snapped up energy, IT and pharma shares.
After fighting multiple bouts of volatility during the session, the BSE gauge Sensex settled 35.75 points or 0.
Mumbai, Mar 8: The rupee on Monday closed down by 23 paise at 73.25 (provisional) against the US dollar as rising crude oil prices and strengthening of the American currency in the overseas market weighed on investor sentiment.
At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 73.
Bangkok, Mar 8: Oil prices pressed higher Monday after strikes on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, shook energy markets already rattled by a decision by oil producers last week to not lift output.
New Delhi, Mar 5: Gold prices on Friday tumbled by Rs 522 to Rs 43,887 per 10 grams in the national capital, due to muted trend in the international markets, according to HDFC Securities.
The precious metal had closed at Rs 44,409 per 10 grams in the previous trade.
Mumbai, Mar 5: The BSE gauge Sensex tumbled over 440 points and the NSE Nifty cracked below the psychological 15,000-level on Friday in line with relentless sell-offs in global equities as US bond market turmoil continued to rattle investors.
Mumbai, Mar 5: The Indian rupee slumped 16 paise to 72.99 against the US dollar in opening trade on Friday, as a rebound in the US dollar and muted opening in domestic equities weighed on investor sentiment.
At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 72.
New Delhi, Mar 5: PNB Housing Finance on Friday said it has tied up with Yes Bank for a strategic co-lending service that will facilitate retail home loans at competitive rates.
Mumbai, Mar 4: The Indian rupee slumped 27 paise to 72.99 against the US dollar in opening trade on Thursday, weighed down by a rebound in the US dollar and lacklustre opening in domestic equities.
At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 72.
Mumbai, Mar 3: The rupee on Wednesday surged by 65 paise -- its biggest single day spike since September 2020 -- to end at 72.72 against the US dollar on the back of weakness in the American dollar and rise in risk appetite in the global markets.
Mumbai, Mar 3: Continuing their winning run for the third session in a row, the BSE Sensex surged nearly 1,148 points to breach the 51,000-level and the NSE Nifty recaptured the 15,200-mark on Wednesday, propped up by intense buying in financial and energy stocks.
Mumbai, Mar 3: The rupee strengthened by 65 paise to end at 72.72 (provisional) against the US dollar on Wednesday on the back of weakness in the American dollar and rise in risk appetite in the global markets.
At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 73.