New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Tuesday evening cancelled the Class 12 board exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement.
New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after the Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking suspension of the ongoing construction of the Central Vista Project in the national capital amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Union Minister Hardeep Puri said a false narrative was being propagated over the plan.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday directed some tough questions to the central government over its COVID-19 vaccination strategy which is key in the middle of the pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: In a suo-moto move, the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Press Information Bureau under the guidance of Prakash Javadekar, had compiled and collated the details of journalists who lost their lives due to the pandemic in the years 2020 & 2021 and started a special drive to provide assistance to their families under the Journalist Welfare Scheme.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Thursday trashed a New York Times report as "baseless" that said India's Covid deaths were severely undercounted and underreported.
Chennai/IBNS: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday wrote to the Centre seeking an immediate ban on the release of The Family Man 2 web series on Amazon Prime OTT platform across the country.
New Delhi/IBNS: The central government on Monday sought an adjournment of petitions on same-sex marriage in the Delhi High Court, citing there were more urgent matters to be heard at a time the country is dealing with COVID-19, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Wednesday decided to offer a whopping 140 per cent subsidy on fertiliser to offset the price rise in the international market, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Thursday filed a petition to the Supreme Court to review its judgement where it directed that the power to add a community to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) list should lie with the President only.
New Delhi/IBNS: The government has accorded sanction for procurement of 1,50,000 units of Oxycare System at a cost of Rs 322.5 Crore. It is a comprehensive system developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to regulate oxygen being administrated to patients based on the sensed values of their SpO2 levels.
Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr. K Sudhakar on Tuesday urged the Centre to allow utilisation of locally-produced oxygen to overcome the ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday admonished the Centre for not implementing its order of supplying a full quota of oxygen to the national capital amid a severe crisis of life-saving gas as Covid cases surged massively during the second wave.
New Delhi/IBNS: A new Prime Minister's residence is to be built by December 2022 as a part of the Central Vista project, the government announced on Monday amid the Covid crisis.
New Delhi/UNI: Revising its order for a total ban of liquid oxygen for industrial purpose, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday exempted three sectors-Defence, Ampules and Pharma companies-to use the gas for commercial purposes.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Monday instructed the states to impose strict restrictions for 14 days in specific areas in order to flatten the curve of the Covid cases' spike.