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Covid-19 virus follows instructions of PM Modi, BJP: Goa Congress chief Amit Patkar

Panaji/UNI: In a startling remark, Goa Congress president Amit Patkar on Friday said it appears even Covid-19 virus now takes permission of the BJP government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and spreads as per the political convenience of the BJP government.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Centre of imposing Covid protocols to disrupt Bharat Jodo Yatra

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday accused the Centre of using Covid-19 protocols as an excuse to halt his pan-India foot march—Bharat Jodo Yatra.

PM Modi to chair high level meet to review Covid-19 situation

New Delhi/UNI: Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in China and some other countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday review the situation related to the pandemic and related aspects in the country at a high level meeting at 3:30 pm, officials said.

'Follow Covid protocols or postpone Bharat Jodo Yatra': Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday wrote to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to either "follow Covid-19 protocols" or "postpone Bharat Jodo Yatra", triggering a flashpoint between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and main opposition Congress.

Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma formally hands over Rs 10,000 each to Covid-hit priests

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday at a ceremony held at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati formally granted one-time financial assistance of Rs 10,000 each to 6,124 Namghoriyas and 2,148 Purohits (priests) of the state as part of the Assam government's promise of financial support to Covid-hit population of the state.

International passengers arriving in India no longer need to fill in Covid vaccine self-declaration form: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: All international passengers arriving in India will no longer be required to fill in the self-declaration for Covid-19 vaccination on the Air Suvidha portal, the Centre announced Monday.

'Indian students returning to China': Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Zha Liyou

Kolkata/IBNS: Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Zha Liyou has said the Indian students, who returned to India during Covid-19, are slowly travelling back to China with the infection rates plummeting worldwide.

PM Modi launches mega employment drive in backdrop of Covid-19 impacts on economy

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday highlighted the negative effects of Covid-19 pandemic on the economy launching the mega employment drive, dubbed as Rozgar Mela in Hindi, ahead of key assembly elections in the country.

Must help each other during crisis: PM Modi to global community

New Delhi/UNI: There is a need for an institutional approach by the international community to help each other during a crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday adding that "the Covid-19 pandemic should have been a wake-up call for taking everyone along".

India receives largest share of UK student, work visas as Covid eases; overtakes China

New Delhi/IBNS: The latest UK Immigration Statistics published Thursday show that nearly 118,000 Indian students received a student visa in the year ending June 2022 – an 89% increase from the previous year.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi tests Covid-19 positive again

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Sonia Gandhi tested positive for Covid-19 again, the party said Saturday.

Karnataka CM Bommai tests Covid-19 positive, calls off Delhi visit

Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has cancelled his Delhi visit after testing Covid-19 positive.

China imposes Covid lockdown in Xi'an

Beijing/UNI: China's Xi'an city with around 13 million population was put under partial lockdown on Wednesday after it reported the first outbreak of a highly transmissible new Omicron subvariant.

KCR attacks PM Modi, seeks support for Yashwant Sinha

Hyderabad/UNI: Telangana Chief Minister KC Rao launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, as he welcomed Opposition's Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha and sought support for him.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi calls upon people to follow Covid protocols amid cases' surge

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon the countrymen to follow the Covid-19 protocols and also urged all the eligible to take the precaution dose.