Taliban threaten journalists amid surge in violence in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 6 (ANI): Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media outlets and have accused them of siding with Afghanistan's intelligence agency, saying "media must be aware" to maintain their neutrality and avoid becoming the Kabul administration's propaganda tool.

Updated: May 06, 2021 21:03 IST

COVID-19: Air Force's C-17 airlifts cryogenic oxygen tanks from Bangkok

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Amid an acute shortage of oxygen due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Air Force airlifted fifth consignment of cryogenic oxygen tanks from Bangkok on Thursday.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:43 IST

Centre reminds Mamata govt to provide data of eligible beneficiaries for PM-Kisan scheme

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): In one of the first communications sent to the newly sworn-in Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal, the Centre has asked it to be part of PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme and appoint officers to fast-track the process.

Updated: May 06, 2021 21:04 IST

COVID-19: Lakshadweep reports highest vaccine wastage followed by Tamil Nadu, Assam

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Thursday informed that Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Assam are the top three states/Union Territories that reported maximum COVID-19 vaccine wastage in the country.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:34 IST

No confirmation of N440K mutant spread in state, Chandrababu Naidu 'more dangerous' than COVID-19: Andhra minister

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 6 (ANI): Refuting the allegations of TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu about detection of N440K variant of COVID-19 virus in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool, Minister of Transport and Information and Public Relations Perni Venkataramaiah (Perni Nani) clarified that there was no clear diagnosis about the mutant strain in state and said Naidu is "more dangerous than COVID-19".

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:32 IST

COVID-19: Delhi govt caps private ambulance rates

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Delhi government on Thursday capped the maximum prices that private ambulance services can charge in the national capital.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:32 IST

PUBG Mobile officially back in India as 'Battlegrounds Mobile India'

Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): PUBG Mobile India is officially back in India with a new avatar, 'Battlegrounds Mobile India'. Krafton, the South Korean publisher of PUBG Mobile finally made the news official after months of teasing.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:31 IST

PM Modi to participate in European Council meeting on May 8

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the meeting of the European Council at the invitation of President of the European Council, Charles Michel on May 8 as a special invitee, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:30 IST

Jaishankar, Dominic Raab discuss Indo-Pacific, global health challenges and UN cooperation

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday discussed the Indo-Pacific, global health challenges and UN cooperation with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:29 IST

GARP expresses concern for COVID situation in India

Jersey City (New Jersey) [US], May 6 (ANI/ Seraphim Communications LLP): The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the world's leading risk management association and the provider of the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Certification, expresses its heart-felt concern for citizens of India as the country navigates the COVID crisis.

Updated: May 06, 2021 20:29 IST