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India lifts ban on entry of OCI cardholders with riders


New Delhi: In a major relief to the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders stranded abroad, the Ministry of Home Affairs eased visa and travel restrictions imposed during coronavirus lockdown for certain categories. The move came after Indian-Americans holding OCI cards voiced frustration over the government's temporary hold on long-term visas. The MHA Spokesperson in a tweet said,...

Indian health minister to head WHO Exec Board

Indian health minister to head WHO Exec Board


New Delhi: India's Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is all set to be the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board. Dr Vardhan, an acclaimed ENT surgeon, presently leads the national effort against COVID-19 pandemic. He will be replacing Dr H Nakatani who is the advisor for international affairs to Japan's Minister of Health. As the...

Lockdown 4.0 begins with more relaxations in India

Lockdown 4.0 begins with more relaxations in India


New Delhi: In the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown beginning Monday, many restrictions  have been eased. In fresh guidelines, the home ministry gave permission to the functioning of all shops, markets and commercial establishments except those in malls; and eased curbs on private offices that were previously allowed to function with 33% staff strength. Sports...

India hits back at Nepal, says its territorial claims unacceptable

Post Date: May 21, 2020

Kathmandu/New Delhi: India hit back at the Nepal government over incorporating some its territory along the border in its revised official map, saying such unilateral moves and territorial claims are completely unacceptable. The Nepalese government has released a revised official map which has included Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh, and Kalapani, the areas which have been part of...

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

FIR in Karnataka against Sonia for Cong tweets


Bengaluru:  An advocate from Karnataka's Shivamogga district has lodged a complaint with the police against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi based on a tweet by the party's twitter handle alleging not proper use of the Prime Minister Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency (PM-CARES) Fund, according to an official here on Thursday. "An FIR has been...

To date, 45,299 people have been cured, taking our recovery rate to 40.32%.

Recovery rate improves to 40.32%, lockdown gainfully utilised: India


New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said the period of lockdown has been gainfully utilized to ramp up the health infrastructure in the country. In a press statement the Health Ministry said the recovery rate in the country improved up to 40.32%. “There are reports in a section of...

The cyclone killed as least 12 people.

Savage cyclone Amphan leaves death, destruction in its trail


Kolkata: Scenes of large uprooted trees, damaged houses and flown off roofs were just the beginning when Super Cyclone Amphan made its appearance less that 24 hours back, as it pummeled through the night over Kolkata and large parts of West Bengal it left behind a trail of deaths as at least 12 people...

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More trains soon, time to take India towards normalcy: Minister


New Delhi: Emphasizing on the resumption of more train services in the coming days to transport more people across the country, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that more trains will be announced soon to take India towards normalcy. He also said that bookings of tickets will resume at 1.7 lakh common service...

Surendra Rametra supported Shanti Foundation to distribute 2000 bags with food supplies in India

Post Date: May 21, 2020

Shanti Foundation, a nonprofit trust focussed on upliftment of women, children and destitute has embarked on a mission to distribute 2000 bags of food supplies in India. The Foundation is supported by Long Island based Surendra Rametra. The local volunteers in India will procure the food items and reach out to needy people especially in...