Defence Ministry promulgates framework for use of simulators by three services, Coast Guard

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has promulgated the framework for enhanced and synergised utilisation of simulators by the three Services and the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 23:20 IST

Delhi Govt preparing to supply RO treated water to 7.25 Lakhs households

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Water Minister and Chairman of Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Satyendar Jain on Thursday announced that the Delhi government is planning to provide Reverse Osmosis (RO) treated water to 7.25 Lakhs households in Delhi.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 23:07 IST

Punjab CM announces curtailment in his security cover, says 'VIP culture' should end

Kapurthala (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday announced curtailment in his security cover.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 23:05 IST

Dhanbad judge case: Jharkhand HC shows dissatisfaction over CBI's pace of investigations

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], September 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday submitted a progress report on the alleged murder of Dhanbad Additional District Judge (ADJ) Uttam Anand. The High Court has expressed dissatisfaction with the progress of the agency's investigation and said that the delay in the matter was affecting the morale of the judicial officers.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:43 IST

Andhra Pradesh DGP denies allegations drug abuse is spreading in state

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], September 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Thursday denied allegations by the opposition parties that drug abuse was spreading in the state.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:34 IST

PM-CARES Fund, not a fund of Government of India: Centre informs Delhi HC

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The PM CARES Fund is not a fund of the Government of India and the amount does not go in the Consolidated Fund of India, Prime Minister's Office (PMO) informed the Delhi High Court.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:32 IST

Exclusion of any caste other than SC/ST from 2021 Census, a conscious policy decision: Centre to SC

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The Centre has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court and said the exclusion of any caste other than Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe from the purview of the upcoming 2021 Census is a "conscious policy decision" taken by Central government.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:26 IST

Primary trial of smog tower completed, 90 per cent reduction in pollution level observed

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The smog tower at Connaught Place inaugurated by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has completed one month and is functioning at full capacity.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:21 IST

Delhi reports 48 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Delhi reported 48 new COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities in the last 24 hours.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 22:11 IST

Delhi-NCR states must adopt bio-decomposer solutions for problem of stubble burning: Delhi environment minister

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Delhi-NCR states must adopt bio-decomposer solutions for the problem of stubble burning, said Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:42 IST

Keep strict vigil to prevent spread of Covid during festivals: Union Health Secretary to States/UTs

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to the Chief Secretaries and Administrators of all the States and Union Territories advising them to keep a strict vigil to curb the spread of Covid 19 amid the festive season.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:30 IST

British Dy High Commissioner lauds Jhakhand govt for overseas scholarship scheme for tribal students

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], September 23 (ANI): British Deputy High Commissioner Nick Low on Thursday praised the Jharkhand government for its Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Overseas Scholarship Scheme which helps students from tribal communities pursue higher studies abroad, said a press release from the state government.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:23 IST

Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates Aarogya Manthan 3.0

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated and chaired the inaugural session of Aarogya Manthan 3.0 to mark the third anniversary of the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) scheme for its three years successful implementation across the country.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:15 IST

Yogi govt to build 1.9 km-long market under Lahartara-Chowkaghat flyover in Varanasi

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 23 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that a market will be built under the Lahartara-Chowkaghat flyover in Varanasi.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:12 IST

India cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crosses 84 crore doses

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 84 crore doses on Thursday, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:03 IST

Asansol: Firearms seized, one arrested

Asansol (West Bengal) [India], September 23 (ANI): The West Bengal Police in Asansol Durgapur Commissionerate on Thursday recovered 25 firearms from the Asansol-Jharkhand border.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:01 IST

Union Health Minister aims at 100 pc Ayushman card distribution in one year

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday inaugurated and chaired the inaugural session of Aarogya Manthan 3.0 on the completion of the third anniversary of the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) scheme across the country. Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, also took part in the event.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 21:22 IST

Health Ministry issues guidelines for Covid vaccination at home for people with special needs

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The government on Thursday said that an advisory has been issued to make arrangements for 'vaccination at home' for those who have special needs or are differently abled, in line with COVID-19 standard operating procedures.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 20:51 IST

CISF detects 4 gold bars worth Rs 14 lakh at Delhi airport

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday detected four gold bars weighing about 300 gm worth approximately Rs 14 lakh at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport during pre-embarkation security check and passenger was handed over to Customs Officials for further action in the case.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 20:45 IST

Heavy rainfall in parts of Himachal, IMD issues yellow alert

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 23 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert on Thursday for the next 12 hours for five districts of Himachal Pradesh as the heavy and incessant rain lashes the hill state.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 20:44 IST

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