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Rahul Gandhi terms draft EIA notification 'dangerous' and 'disgraceful', urges people to protest against it
Politics

Rahul Gandhi terms draft EIA notification 'dangerous' and 'disgraceful', urges people to protest against it

The EIA draft is a 'disaster' and it seeks to silence the voice of communities who will be directly impacted by the environmental degradation it unleashes, Gandhi said.

From doubling enrolment rates to increasing Budget allocation, NEP 2020 could prove transformational
India

From doubling enrolment rates to increasing Budget allocation, NEP 2020 could prove transformational

The reforms embedded in the National Education Policy 2020 represent an overhaul of the current education system and could usher in a better tomorrow for the country

India accounts for 70% of world's tigers, says Prakash Javadekar, releases new status report on wild cats
India

India accounts for 70% of world's tigers, says Prakash Javadekar, releases new status report on wild cats

The report compares information gathered during tiger surveys of 2006, 2010 and 2014 with data from the 2018-19 review to estimate population trends, patch colonisation and extinction rate

Delhi Police cites UAPA to block website opposing draft EIA 2020; site back online after cops 'withdraw' notice
India

Delhi Police cites UAPA to block website opposing draft EIA 2020; site back online after cops 'withdraw' notice

Running an online campaign against the controversial Draft EIA 2020, FridaysforFuture.in was blocked by the Delhi Police, saying it depicted "objectionable contents and unlawful activities or terrorist act, which are dangerous for the peace, tranquillity and sovereignty of the India"

Govt slams 'uninformed commentary' over exclusion of topics from CBSE syllabi, says 'leave politics out of education'
India

Govt slams 'uninformed commentary' over exclusion of topics from CBSE syllabi, says 'leave politics out of education'

Congress said CBSE's removal of chapters on Federalism, Secularism, Nationalism and citizenship, which are the pillars of Indian democracy, is a crude joke on democracy

Cabinet approves international airport at Kushinagar; move will bring better opportunities for locals, says Narendra Modi
India

Cabinet approves international airport at Kushinagar; move will bring better opportunities for locals, says Narendra Modi

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for declaring Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh as an international airport in a bid to improve connectivity to the important Buddhist site.

Over 1,500 cooperative banks to be brought under RBI's supervision, says Prakash Javadekar
India

Over 1,500 cooperative banks to be brought under RBI's supervision, says Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar further said that the Union Cabinet has approved a scheme "for interest subvention of 2 percent to Shishu loan category borrowers under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, outstanding as on 31 March, 2020, for one year to eligible borrowers."

Prakash Javadekar says the 'worst phase' of coronavirus is over, but social distancing and other guidelines must be observed
India

Prakash Javadekar says the 'worst phase' of coronavirus is over, but social distancing and other guidelines must be observed

Javadekar said India took various timely initiatives, including a countrywide lockdown, and its management of COVID-19 has been better than other countries.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The MCGM said that 751 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Mumbai on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 7,625.

Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506
India

Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506

Maharashtra on Friday saw a big jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 1,008 persons testing positive, the highest in one day so far, taking the tally of cases to 11,506

Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains

Several states, in the meantime, announced steps they were taking for facilitating the movement of migrant workers and students, stranded in various cities due to the lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries

Fraudulent documents and certificates are used to traffic counterfeit products related to coronavirus outbreak.

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
India

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living

Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.

Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
India

Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks

It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department on Thursday said that 27 new coronavirus deaths and 583 new cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of cases 10,498.

Govt seeks suggestions from auto industry leaders for resource mop-up; sector demands financial package
Business

Govt seeks suggestions from auto industry leaders for resource mop-up; sector demands financial package

The government of Thursday sought suggestions on methods of resource mobilisation from captains of the automobile industry, who raised several demands for a financial package to overcome the impact of the COVID-19-induced lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the new guidelines issued to fight COVID-19 will come into effect from 4 May, 'which shall give considerable relaxations to many districts. Details regarding this shall be communicated in the days to come."

At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
India

At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors

At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 729 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra , count reaches 9,318; with 31 deaths, toll mounts to 400, says state health department.