Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is mulling over the reopening of all educational institutions, which were shut due to COVID-19 second wave, after the vacation for Bengali festival Durga Puja ends, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday.
Dubai/IBNS: United Arab Emirates will lift restrictions on the entry of passengers from India and five other countries, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday, according to media reports
Mumbai/IBNS: The Maharashtra government on Monday relaxed the restrictions put in place to curb the COVID spread and allowed shopping malls, gymnasiums and salons to reopen for functioning.
New Delhi/UNI: India is taking up the issue of normalising foreign travel of its citizens with various countries in view of the improvement in the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress Lok Sabha MP from Kerala's Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi, Friday termed the rising cases of COVID-19 in the southern state as "worrying".
Srinagar/IBNS: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said that climate change is the most critical challenge before humanity, adding that global warming is making its impact everywhere.
Kolkata/IBNS: Besides extending the ongoing anti-Covid-19 restrictions with existing relaxations till Aug 15, the West Bengal government on Thursday night announced that cinema halls in the state will be allowed to open with 50 per cent of its seating capacity from Saturday (July 31).
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal Government on Thursday extended the state-wide anti-COVID-19 restrictions till Aug 15 with all the existing relaxations.
Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: The south Indian state of Kerala is going into complete lockdown this weekend amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor, in view of the improvement in the Covid situation, to facilitate people to visit the historic shrine in Pakistan.
New Delhi/IBNS: Snubbing her national political ambition, if at all any, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday once again appealed to all opposition forces to unite to oust the Modi government in 2024 polls, meeting Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi and top leader Rahul Gandhi here.
New Delhi/UNI: Peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and a lasting solution to the Afghanistan issue will be on the table of talks as well as tackling the Coronavirus pandemic, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday in opening remarks during his meeting with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken here.
Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government has allowed Delhi Metro and public buses to run at full capacity while cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes can reopen at 50 per cent capacity starting Monday.
New Delhi: Indian Railways' Oxygen Express is set to embark on its journey to Bangladesh.
New Delhi: India recorded 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday.