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7 candidates reach vaccine Phase III trial stage

In Phase III, the drug is given to many people to study its effectiveness and safety.   New Delhi: In...

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Ahead of polls, TMC mulls changing 50% of its sitting MLAs

New Delhi: In a bid to arrest anti-incumbency and complaints of widespread corruption, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) is mulling over...

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GST collection falls, Centre, states face revenue deficit

The drop in GST collection has been due to the Covid-19 pandemic hitting economic activities.   The depression in economic...

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Unnatural deaths in prisons rose in last two years

This is as per data recently published by the National Crime Records Bureau.   New Delhi: The number of unnatural...

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Delhi Congress to file review plea against jhuggi eviction

‘Both the AAP and the BJP are to be blamed for this. Why didn’t they request the court to consider...

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After a lull, automobile sector growth picks up

New Delhi: The Indian automobile industry which was one of the hardest hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown,...

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India becoming a global force in renewable energy

The country stands fifth globally in terms of installed renewable energy capacity.   NEW DELHI: India is slowly inching towards...

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Job, salary cuts hit formal sector employees hard

‘19 million people from the formal sector have lost jobs between April-August 2020’.   New Delhi: As jobs in the...

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Some Bengal Villages issue fatwa on TV, music

The minority dominated villages have set up kangaroo courts.   New Delhi: At least three minority dominated villages in the...

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End of loan moratorium looms, adds to Covid woes

As per CMIE, over 18.9 million people have lost their jobs in the last six months.   New Delhi: The...

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AAP to contest Uttarakhand polls based on Delhi model

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which earlier this week announced to contest all the seats from the hill...

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‘BJP must have CM face in Bengal if it wants to win’

‘A chief ministerial face is also needed to put brakes on the infighting among BJP leaders’.   New Delhi: If...

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Crime rate in Delhi dropped during lockdown

An alert Delhi Police and fear of the pandemic led to drop in crimes.   New Delhi: Delhi has witnessed...

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Six months on, doctors handling Covid cases are wiser, confident

The use of a combination of drugs, steroids and therapies instilled confidence in doctors.   New Delhi: Even as India...

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‘Digital India’s internet speed among the slowest’

This is as per a recent report published by world data speed monitoring platform Ookla.   At a time when...

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Delhi’s tangled overhead wires endanger lives

Many lives have been lost due to electrocution and fire.   New Delhi: The tangled and loose hanging high-tension electrical...

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India increasingly using Advanced Digital Production technologies: UN report

New Delhi: India is the only “lower middle-income” country which has made it to the second group of leading economies...

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Government widens scope of Air India’s sale

The Centre is allowing 100% Foreign Direct Investment by NRIs in Air India.   New Delhi: The scope for the...

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Amit Shah helps arrest Covid surge in Delhi

New Delhi: After around 40 days of Union Home Minister Amit Shah taking direct charge of the Covid-19 situation in...

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‘We will have more of a Covid plateau than a peak’

India will have sustained transmission in different areas at different points in time, says leading epidemiologist Giridhar R. Babu.  ...

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Delhi Metro faces Rs 1,200 crore loss, ready for operations

New Delhi: The Delhi Metro, which has remained shut for the last four months, has drawn up an elaborate plan...

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Ahead of Assembly polls, three Mamata Cabinet ministers unhappy

Ministers are upset with the way the Covid crisis and aftermath of cyclone Amphan have been handled.   New Delhi:...

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In seven years, 30 key Congress leaders deserted party

New Delhi: More than two dozen senior Congress leaders have deserted the Congress in the last seven years and have...

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Global brands employ Uyghur Muslims as ‘forced labour’

New Delhi: The Chinese government is forcing thousands of its Uyghur Muslim citizens to work as “forced labour” in hundreds...