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All coronavirus deaths to be certified, action against defaulters: Centre informs Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: All coronavirus deaths, regardless of where the patients die, will have to be certified as 'Covid deaths', the Centre has stated in an affidavit in the Supreme Court.

Can't give Rs. 4 lakh compensation to every Covid victims' kin: Centre tells Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: Families of Covid victims cannot be paid compensation as it is applicable to natural disasters, the Centre told Supreme Court.

COVID-19: India's recovery rate steadily increases to 96.16 percent

New Delhi: India continues to report a sustained slide in the daily new COVID cases. The country has reported 60,753 Daily New Cases in the last 24 hours.

India abstains from voting on UN resolution on Myanmar; stands with ASEAN initiative

New York/IBNS:India on Friday abstained from voting on the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA's) resolution for an arms embargo against Myanmar, saying it did not correspond to its views.

Indo-Pak 1971 war 'Mashaal' arrives at Kashmir

Srinagar/UNI: The “Swarnim Vijay Varsh Victory Mashaal”, symbolic of India’s 1971 war victory over Pakistan, reached Kashmir valley to a warm welcome.

Twitter in India loses legal shield from prosecution over users' posts

New Delhi/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter has lost its legal shield from prosecution over users' posts in India, amid a faceoff with the Modi government over new IT rules, media reports said.

S Jaishankar feels India and Africa must strive together to attend decentralized globalization 

Nairobi: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday stressed on the need for India and Africa to strive to attend together 'decentralized globalization' which can enhance capacities and overcome challenges posed by COVID-19.

Army pays tribute to soldiers killed in India-China Galwan valley clash

Srinagar/UNI: The Army on Tuesday paid rich tributes to the soldiers who were killed in a violent clash with Chinese troops on this day last year in Galwan valley along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh.

Looking forward to meet, deepen strategic partnership between Israel, India: Narendra Modi tweets congratulating Naftali Bennett

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Monday tweeted to wish new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett and said he is looking forward to meeting and deepening the strategic partnership between our two countries.

COVID-19 death figure: Indian government counters international media report, calls it 'speculative'

New Delhi: The Indian government on Saturday rejected an international media report which speculated that ‘India has suffered perhaps five-to-seven times “excess deaths” than the official number of COVID-19 fatalities’.

India, Kuwait sign MoU on safeguarding Indian workers

New Delhi/UNI: India and Kuwait have signed a memorandum of understanding providing Indian workers in the Gulf nation protection under law.

Indian, Thai navies conduct coordinated patrol exercises

New Delhi: The 31st edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navyand the Royal Thai Navy started from Wednesday.

Appreciate US' assurance of vaccine supply to India, PM Modi says after phone call with Kamala Harris

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening informed that he had a telephone conversation with US Vice President Kamala Harris, who assured that India will receive Covid vaccines from the Joe Biden administration as part of the first 25 million doses that country plans to supply globally.

India remains engaged with US for vaccines, Joe Biden assures to support COVAX

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Thursday informed that the government has been making all efforts to augment the availability of vaccines in India, whether through enhanced production in the country or through supply from abroad.

India reports 1.34 lakh COVID-19 cases, 2,887 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: Over 1.34 lakh new COVID-19 cases and 2,887 deaths apparently linked to the virus were reported from 36 states and union territories of India on Thursday.