MHA issues advisory against cybercriminals offering ‘Free Omicron Test’

Amid a rise in Omicron cases, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an advisory against cybercriminals targeting potential victims by offering them free tests for detecting Omicron variant of COVID-19. The cyber and information security division of MHA has issued an advisory that reads: “Cybercriminals are taking advantage of lowering of cyber defences due to the […]

China objects to participation of Indian MPs at Tibetan Parliament-in-exile event

Chinese Embassy in Delhi has expressed “concern” over the participation of a group of Parliamentarians, attending a dinner reception hosted by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, and asked them to “refrain from providing support to the ‘Tibetan independence’ forces”. Last week, a group of Members of Parliament, including Minister of State Rajeev, Biju […]

Kerala Governor’s decision to quit Chancellor post is illegal, unconstitutional

Kerala Opposition leader VD Satheesan on Friday termed Governor Arif Mohammed Khan’s decision to quit the post of Chancellor of Universities as illegal and unconstitutional. His reaction came after the Governor said he had ceased to function as chancellor from December 8. While speaking to ANI in Kochi, Satheesan said that the Governor […]

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami participates in ‘State Credit Seminar’

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami participated in the ‘State Credit Seminar’ programme, organised by NABARD in Dehradun on Friday. Dhami said, “The development work of the state is a collective journey of all of us. In this, everyone has to carry forward their responsibility with full dedication. NABARD will have an important contribution in making Uttarakhand the […]

BJP misusing central agencies to target Opposition: Akhilesh Yadav on IT raids

Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the income tax raids on the premises of Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders, party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said that the BJP is misusing central investigating agencies to target Opposition members. Addressing a press conference in Kannauj, the SP chief said, “BJP is trying to pollute SP’s name. […]

BCCI President Ganguly discharged from hospital after recovering from Covid-19

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly was on Friday discharged from Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital here after recovering from COVID-19. As per the Hospital sources, Ganguly was in a hemodynamically stable condition and was maintaining oxygen saturation of 99 percent on room air. Ganguly had tested positive […]

US healthcare system overloaded with almost 80pc ICU beds occupied: Reports

The United States’ health care system is experiencing an unprecedented overload amid the spread of COVID-19 Omicron variant, with 78% of beds in intensive care units (ICU) occupied all over the country, Dr James Phillips, chief of disaster medicine at George Washington University Hospital said as reported by CNN on Thursday. “What we’re experiencing […]

NIA begins probe against SFJ’s Multani for conspiring with ISI to carry out terror attacks in India

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said that it has registered a case against several “pro-Khalistani elements” and Germany-based Sikhs For Justice operative Jaswinder Singh Multani for hatching conspiracy with Pakistani Intelligence agency ISI’s operatives to carry out terror attacks in Mumbai and other parts of India. As per NIA, […]