ED questions Congress leader Ahmed Patel for third time in PMLA case against Sandesara brothers
India

ED questions Congress leader Ahmed Patel for third time in PMLA case against Sandesara brothers

Patel is being questioned about his purported links with the Sandesara brothers, the promoters of Vadodara-based Sterling Biotech pharmaceutical.

Top lawyers' refusal to defend TikTok undermines India’s claims of being rule of law country
India

Top lawyers' refusal to defend TikTok undermines India’s claims of being rule of law country

By opting against representing ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Mukul Rohatgi have set the legal profession and the rule of law in India on a slippery slope

Andhra Pradesh records over 16,000 COVID-19 infections after 845 fresh cases emerge; toll at 198
India

Andhra Pradesh records over 16,000 COVID-19 infections after 845 fresh cases emerge; toll at 198

Andhra Pradesh's COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 45.43 percent on Thursday after 7,313 patients were discharged, with 281 of them being released in the past 24 hours.

Can patients cured of COVID-19 be reinfected? All you need to know about T-cells and antibodies
India

Can patients cured of COVID-19 be reinfected? All you need to know about T-cells and antibodies

Antibodies are not the only type of cells that our immune system makes to fight an infection. T-cells are another type of cells that help fight pathogens, especially intracellular (those that live inside body cells) ones like viruses.

ICAI extends registration date for CA Foundation Course till 31 August due to coronavirus outbreak
India

ICAI extends registration date for CA Foundation Course till 31 August due to coronavirus outbreak

Candidates who have been either allotted the admit card and/or appeared in one or more papers in February or March in Class 12 exams may provisionally register in the course.

Panjab University starts admissions for 2020-2021, 8 August last day to submit forms; details at puchd.ac.in
India

Panjab University starts admissions for 2020-2021, 8 August last day to submit forms; details at puchd.ac.in

Candidates with a minimum of 50 percent marks in the Bachelor’s programme can apply for the Panjab University entrance examination 2020.

India ban on Chinese apps a 'digital strike', will give befitting reply if anyone casts evil eye, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

India ban on Chinese apps a 'digital strike', will give befitting reply if anyone casts evil eye, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Insisting that India banned Chinese apps to protect data of countrymen, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad sought to know why Mamata Banerjee's TMC was opposing the ban

Bengaluru man dies after 18 hospitals deny admission, state govt sends show-cause notice
India

Bengaluru man dies after 18 hospitals deny admission, state govt sends show-cause notice

Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare issues show-cause notice to hospitals under the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (KPME) Act, 2007.

Tablighi Jamaat case: All blacklisted foreign nationals can challenge individual orders against them before HCs, says SC
India

Tablighi Jamaat case: All blacklisted foreign nationals can challenge individual orders against them before HCs, says SC

The petitioners had contended that the en-masse blacklisting of foreigners without any opportunity to defend themselves is a blatant violation of Article 21

COVID-19 pandemic grips nation's attention, but people with rare diseases suffer silently; CSR funding for research, awareness among medical fraternity key
India

COVID-19 pandemic grips nation's attention, but people with rare diseases suffer silently; CSR funding for research, awareness among medical fraternity key

In the near future, as COVID-19 takes a backseat, one can only hope that these rare diseases too occupy the collective mental bandwidth of the new normal.

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Delhi's first plasma bank, urges recovered COVID-19 patients to donate
India

Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Delhi's first plasma bank, urges recovered COVID-19 patients to donate

The plasma bank will be set up at the Delhi government-run Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences. Kejriwal said his government will make transportation arrangements for those willing to donate their plasma.

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion: 28 new ministers, including loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia, join BJP govt
India

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion: 28 new ministers, including loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia, join BJP govt

Those inducted into the Madhya Pradesh government include 20 cabinet ministers and eight ministers of state. Prominent among the new ministers are BJP MLAs Yashodhara Raje Scindia and Gopal Bhargava.

Goa set to reopen for tourists today, allows pre-booking at registered hotels; makes COVID-19 test compulsory for visitors
India

Goa set to reopen for tourists today, allows pre-booking at registered hotels; makes COVID-19 test compulsory for visitors

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that tourism sector in the state will have to strictly abide by social distancing and strict standard operating procedures (SOPs). Actions will be taken against violators, Rane said.

India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow
India

India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow

The defence minister's visit to the region comes in the midst of India significantly ramping up the number of troops and weaponry along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern Ladakh region.

As COVID-19 brings uncertainty, stress for teachers, it's time we foster mechanisms that support them
India

As COVID-19 brings uncertainty, stress for teachers, it's time we foster mechanisms that support them

With the changing face of educational systems and processes, it is important to acknowledge the systemic and structural underpinnings of teacher and educator stress that are very unique to this time period.

NCERT releases notification for 266 teaching, non-teaching posts; candidates can apply at ncert.nic.in
India

NCERT releases notification for 266 teaching, non-teaching posts; candidates can apply at ncert.nic.in

NCERT began the online registration for these posts on 29 June and it will end on 3 August. Those who want to apply can do so by visiting the official website ncert.nic.in.

The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it
India

The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it

The media is that solitary institution of democracies across the world that has just one, and one single, function and that is to tell the truth as best it can

Electric bills in Maharashtra too high, say celebs, common man; discoms blame COVID, heat, WFH
India

Electric bills in Maharashtra too high, say celebs, common man; discoms blame COVID, heat, WFH

How's the electricity bill? Far higher than usual for some in Maharashtra and too high for many, that's for sure. If you're among those who recently saw an massive increase in their electricity bill, you can take heart in the fact that you're not alone.

MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020 Date: Result date announcement likely today; updates on mpbse.nic.in
India

MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020 Date: Result date announcement likely today; updates on mpbse.nic.in

MP Board MPBSE 10th Result 2020 Date: Around 11.5 lakh students appeared for the board exam this year. However, the exams could not be completed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Joe Biden says he'll bolster ties with 'natural partner' India if elected in US presidential election
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Joe Biden says he'll bolster ties with 'natural partner' India if elected in US presidential election

'Our strategic partnership with India was a high priority in the Obama-Biden administration and will be a high priority if I'm elected president,' said Joe Biden during a virtual fund raiser event on Wednesday.