In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the city on Thursday, May 26, the Chennai City Police Commissioner has imposed a ban on drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles in the city limits. PM Modi will be in Chennai to participate in the inauguration of 1,152 houses, constructed as part of the Light House Project at a cost… Continue reading "Ban on drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles in Chennai ahead of Modi’s visit"
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Bypolls to three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats across six states will be held on June 23, the Election Commission said on Wednesday. The three Lok Sabha seats are Azamgarh and Rampur in Uttar Pradesh vacated by Samajwadi Party leaders Akhilesh Yadav and Mohd Azam Khan respectively after winning the assembly polls and Sangrur in Punjab vacated by Bhagwant… Continue reading "Polls for three Lok Sabha and seven assembly seats across six states to be held 23 June"
Alerted by the global supply volatilities due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Centre has ordered regulation of sugar exports from June 1 to ensure adequate sugar stock for domestic demand and price stability. For the first time in six years, the government has introduced curbs to regulate exports of sugar. Now, only 100 LMT of sugar can be exported out… Continue reading "Centre orders regulation of sugar exports"
Fierce clashes and arson broke out in Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram city on Tuesday as protesters rallied against the government’s move to rename the newly created Konaseema district after Dr B R Ambedkar. The protesters set fire to the house of ruling YSRCP MLA from Mummidivaram, P Satish, and also burnt furniture kept outside Transport Minister P Viswarup’s home, police said. Konaseema SP… Continue reading "Fierce clashes in Andhra against renaming of newly created district"
North-western parts of the country finally got some respite from the scorching heatwave as the region received heavy rain and thunderstorms.No part of the country, except West Rajasthan, is likely to witness a heatwave during the next five days, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD). An extra-tropical weather system approaching from northern Pakistan led to the formation of rain-bearing clouds… Continue reading "Rain brings respite in North-Western India"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia attended the second in-person meeting of Quad leaders in Tokyo today. In his opening remarks, PM Modi said the mutual trust, and determination of the member countries is giving new energy and enthusiasm to democratic powers. Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister… Continue reading "Quad ensures peace, prosperity and stability in India-Pacific: Modi"
The INSACOG has confirmed the presence of the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron sub-variants of the coronavirus in India — one case in Tamil Nadu and another in Telangana. BA.4 and BA.5 are sub-variants of the highly-transmissible Omicron variant of the virus. In a statement on Sunday, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said a 19-year-old woman in Tamil Nadu has… Continue reading "First case of new coronavirus variant detected in India"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Tokyo, received a rousing welcome on Monday from the Indian expatriates at the Hotel New Otani where he will be staying during his trip. “Har Har Modi”, “Modi Modi”, “Vande Mataram” and “Bharat Mata ki Jai” slogans reverberated at the hotel as Indian expatriates cheered and waved their flags seeing… Continue reading "Modi accorded warm welcome in Tokyo"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary. Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister, was assassinated in 1991 by terrorist organisation Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam or LTTE in Tamil Nadu where he was on an election campaign. He was 46. PM Modi tweeted, “On his death anniversary, paying tributes to our former… Continue reading "Modi pays tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary"
India’s COVID-19 tally increased to 4,31,34,145 today with 2,323 fresh infections, while the number of active cases came down to 14,996, according to Union health ministry data. The number of deaths climbed to 5,24,348 with 25 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate… Continue reading "India reports 2,323 fresh coronavirus cases"