Friday, January 15, 2021

Rahul Gandhi hails Tamil tradition of ‘jallikattu’ in Madurai

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The Congress leader said the sport reflected the ‘richness of the tradition of the people in this region’ and appreciated the large turnout of...

IAS officer who worked closely with PM joins BJP in Lucknow after voluntary retirement

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An 1988 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, Arvind Kumar Sharma held the post of Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium...

Plastic pens covered under Plastic Waste Management Rules: NGT

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A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the Central Pollution Control Board to coordinate with the state PCBs and...

Health Ministry reschedules Polio National Immunisation Day to Jan. 31

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‘The decision is in keeping with the stated policy of the Health Ministry to ensure that COVID-19 health services and non-COVID-19 essential health services...

Coronavirus live: India records 16,946 new cases

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India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,05,12,093 with 16,946 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries have surged to 1,01,46,763, according to Union health...

‘Bhogi Theru’ marksend of Dhanurmasam

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‘Bhogi Theru’ was organised at the Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple on Wednesday, marking the end of the month-long festivities during the Dhanurmasam. It also...

Farmers’ protests | No clarity on January 15 talks, a day after Supreme Court...

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Protesters burn copies of the contentious legislation during Lohri festivities. As thousands of protesting farmers burned copies of the three contentious farm reform laws...

Man ‘ends’ life after losing money to deposit app

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A resident of Madakuppam village of V.Kota mandal, 100 km from here, reportedly ended his life by throwing himself before a running train on...

TDP, CPI(M) leaders oppose fixing of power meters

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The Telugu Desam Party and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders opposed fixing of power meters for agricultural connections in the State, with...

Education boards get BMC nod to hold exams

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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has allowed State, national and international educational boards to hold exams physically in Mumbai by following COVID-19 guidelines.Last month,...