Kolkata, East, and West Medinipur likely to receive moderate rainfall

West Bengal’s Kolkata, East and West Medinipur districts is likely to receive moderate rainfall and experience thunderstorm with lightning during morning hours of Thursday “Thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall are likely to affect parts of Kolkata, East and West Medinipur districts of West Bengal during next 1 to 2 hours from 5:55 […]

Odisha continues transporting oxygen amidst Cyclone Yaas

The transportation of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) from Odisha remained unhindered even during the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas on Wednesday. According to an official release, four oxygen tankers were transported from Angul to Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam today, while two were transported from Jajpur to Berhampur and Bhubaneswar, under close supervision and escort from Odisha Police. As many […]

Sputnik V agreed to supply vaccine to Delhi; quantity yet to be decided: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday informed that Sputnik V makers have agreed to supply vaccines in Delhi. However, the exact quantity of vaccines supply is yet to be ascertained. While addressing the reporters, Delhi CM said, “Talks are on with them (Sputnik V makers). Their people had a meeting with our officers yesterday. […]

Cyclone Yaas crossing Odisha border, will reach Jharkhand tomorrow morning: IMD

Cyclone Yaas is currently crossing the Odisha border south of Balasore and will reach Jharkhand on Thursday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today. IMD Director General of Meteorology Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that the cyclone caused heavy to extremely heavy rain in Odisha in the past 24 hours and northern and coastal parts of the state are […]

Telangana CM asks officials to invite tenders for lift irrigation schemes

Ahead of the approaching monsoon season, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the officials to complete estimates for all the Lift Irrigation Schemes proposed from Devarakonda to Kodad under Nagarjuna Sagar Left Canal jurisdiction by June 15. As per the Chief Minister’s Office, Rao asked the Irrigation department officials to prepare estimates for each Lift separately […]

Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM reviews preparedness

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reviewed the arrangements regarding cyclone-yaas”>Cyclone Yaas and said that every life is precious thus all possible steps should be taken to protect lives. He held a meeting with Chief Secretary and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) through a virtual platform linking the state control room and cyclone dashboard. Patnaik also […]

Congress seeks removal of Lakshadweep administrator over his ‘undemocratic’ measures in Island

Kerala Leader of Opposition (LoP) VD Satheesan on Tuesday wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeking the newly-appointed Administrator of Lakshadweep Praful Patel to be immediately called back as the people of the island are being subjected to his undemocratic measures. “After the appointment of the new Administrator in the island, breaking the […]

AAP launches ‘Doctor Helpline’ for information on Covid, Black Fungus in Punjab

Punjab unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday launched ‘Doctor Helpline’ campaign to deal with COVID-19 and Black Fungus (Mucormycosis) infections in the state. Under this campaign, a helpline number 782-727-5743 has been launched through which one can get information about prevention and treatment of COVID-19 infection. The campaign was launched by MLA and Youth Wing […]

Hyderabad cab drivers association offering free cab service to pregnant women amid lockdown

Hyderabad-based cab driver association “Telangana Gig and Platform Workers Union” (TGPWU) is offering help to pregnant women by giving them free cab service to the hospital. They have helped safely escort more than 27 pregnant women to hospitals during the last week of lockdown in Telangana. Speaking to ANI, Shaik Salauddin, the founder […]

Man held with country-made pistol in Mumbai

Mumbai Police Crime Branch unit has arrested a man with a country-made pistol from Borivali area. “A 38-year-old man was arrested by Crime Branch unit 11 from the Borivali area. A country-made pistol and two live cartridges have been seized from his possession,” the Mumbai police informed on Monday. According to police, there […]

Andhra Pradesh CM thanks industrialists for supplying oxygen amid Covid-19 crisis

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Monday thanked the industrialists who helped the state by supplying oxygen amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a series of tweets, he thanked Naveen Jindal of JSPL, Sajjan Jindal of JSW, Tata Steel, and Mukesh Ambani for standing with Andhra Pradesh in this fight against COVID19. “Thank you @MPNaveenJindal ji for standing with Andhra Pradesh in […]

Narada case: CBI moves SC against Calcutta HC order allowing house arrest of TMC leaders

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court’s order which allowed the house arrest of four Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, who are accused in the Narada case. The probe agency, CBI, in its appeal, filed before the Apex Court, sought deferment […]