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India asks Pakistan to jointly tackle menace of locusts

Since the locusts are also coming from Iran, India is looking at a trilateral response to deal with the problem....

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Acute funds crunch affects Spic Macay’s work

New Delhi: A voluntary movement for promoting Indian culture and heritage, that touched the lives of millions of youths of...

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‘Temples were not meant to become cash-cows’

Anuraag Saxena, founder, India Pride Project, spoke to The Sunday Guardian on a host of issues. Excerpts:   Q: Do...

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Demand to free temples from government control

‘If churches and mosques are not under government control, why only temples?’   New Delhi: Amidst controversy over the use...

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‘Labour migration won’t hit functioning of SAIL plants’

SAIL chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary says during lockdown, SAIL kept its essential equipment in running condition.   The nationwide lockdown...

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Congress state units not keen on paying migrants’ railway fare

Party president Sonia Gandhi had said that her party’s state units would come to the rescue of migrant workers.  ...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the 4th interaction with Chief Ministers of all states and Union territories through video conferencing in New Delhi during the extended nationwide lockdown imposed to mitigate the spread of coronavirus; on Apr 27, 2020. Also seen Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and Harsh Vardhan. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

Focus on states with high Covid cases

73% of confirmed cases are from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Delhi and Rajasthan.   New Delhi: As the country gears...

Mumbai: Migrant workers headed for Delhi walk past Mumbai's Matunga Road with their belongings to reach the Mumbai Central Railway Station during the extended nationwide lokdown imposed to mitgate the spread of coronavirus, May 12, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Hard for Covid-hit employers to retain full workforce: Survey

Respondents said payment of staff salaries and working capital would be tough. New Delhi: Worried over the mass exodus of...

Thivim: Migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh who were stranded in Goa due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, arrive at Thivim Railway Station to board a Shramik Special train of Konkan Railways to Gwalior, in Thivim, Goa on May 8, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Congress state units not keen on paying migrants’ railway fare

Party president Sonia Gandhi had said that her party’s state units would come to the rescue of migrant workers. New...

Thivim: Migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh who were stranded in Goa due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, arrive at Thivim Railway Station to board a Shramik Special train of Konkan Railways to Gwalior, in Thivim, Goa on May 8, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Manpower crunch as migrant workers leave for home

New Delhi: As the country gears up for relaxation in lockdown, which was enforced to contain the spread of Covid-19,...

Amritsar: Migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh who were stranded in Punjab due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, arrive at Amritsar Junction railway station to board a Shramik Special train to Gonda, on May 7, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Gujarat tops in ferrying migrants in special trains

While Gujarat was one of the top originating stations, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh remained among the top receiving states.  ...

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Steel demand to contract 7.7% in 2020 on steps to check virus

The Indian Steel Association (ISA) which represents major public and private sector steel companies has forecast that steel demand would...

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‘Online Yoga classes, Ayurveda products help boost immunity’

It is only recently that Yoga has been recognised all over the world. New Delhi: As the country battles the Covid-19...

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Covid pall on Bihar polls, EC studying South Korea model

 The tenure of the Bihar Assembly is set to expire in November.   New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) is studying the...

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Second only to China in manufacturing PPEs, India ramps up procurement of key medical equipment

NEW DELHI: After procuring sufficient quantities of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and ramping up health infrastructure, the Centre has shifted its focus on...

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India battling virus at home, helping others

New Delhi: India is offering a helping hand to different countries fighting the Covid-19 pandemic with medicines as well as...

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‘Swift action let taiwan manage covid crisis’

James C.F. Huang, Chairman of Taiwan External Trade Development Council says that this global fight against Covid-19 should go beyond...

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Corrupt babus block action in sports injury hub scam

New Delhi: Corrupt officials in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare are delaying action in a case related...

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‘India now has 672 dedicated Covid hospitals’

‘There are over 1.07 lakh isolation beds and over 14,700 ICU beds’. New Delhi: The Centre’s pre-emptive and graded approach...

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India’s Muslims join other citizens in backing lockdown

Muslim scholars question the way a narrative is being built linking Covid to Muslims.   New Delhi: Muslim scholars are...

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Indian firms raise anti-malarial HCQ production

NEW DELHI: Indian pharmaceutical companies have set in motion the process to increase production of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in the...

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‘The lockdown is being fully implemented in JNU’

JNU V-C Jagdesh Kumar says he sees no option other than completing the remaining syllabus through online mode. New Delhi:...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a meeting with all the floor leaders of various parties in the Parliament on COVID-19 via video conferencing, in New Delhi on Apr 8, 2020. Also seen Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, MoS External Affairs V. Muraleedharan and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

‘PM has motivated every citizen to become a soldier in the war against corona’ 

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assumed the role of the captain of Team India in the country’s fight...

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Plea seeks ‘consecutive sentence’ for graft, terror convicts

A consecutive sentence is harsher than a concurrent one.   New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues his...