September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Foreigners stuck in India due to pandemic granted visa extension till September 30

Visas of foreigners stuck in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic for around one and a half years have been extended free of cost till September 30 this year, the Indian Home Ministry said last night.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Indian navy vessel delivers 2 mobile Oxygen generators

INS Savitri, an Indian Navy offshore patrol vessel, arrived in Chattogram yesterday to deliver two mobile oxygen plants (MOP) each with a capacity of generating 960 litres of oxygen per minute.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

India cases hit 2 months high

India reported the biggest single-day rise in Covid-19 cases in two months yesterday, as the government worries about the virus spreading from the most-affected Kerala state, schools reopening, and...

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

India holds first talks with Taliban

India’s ambassador to Qatar held talks with a top Taliban leader yesterday, the Indian foreign ministry said, the first formal diplomatic engagement since the hardline Islamist group took over...

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

School, College Reopening: Delhi issues guidelines

Delhi Disaster Management Authorities yesterday announced guidelines including setting up of quarantine room for emergency use and staggered lunch-break as schools, colleges and coaching centres...

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Northeast India: Thousands threatened by floods

Flood waters rose across northeastern India yesterday, where hundreds of thousands of people are stranded on the roofs of their homes or have fled to higher ground as more torrential rain fell.

August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021

Delhi issues guidelines for school, college reopening from Sept 1

As schools, colleges and coaching centres across Indian capital Delhi resume physical classes from September 1, after nearly five months’ closure due to Covid-19, Delhi Disaster Management...

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

India’s new Covid cases jump to two-month high

India yesterday reported 46,759 new coronavirus infections, the most in nearly two months, as cases surged in the southern state of Kerala after a big festival.

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Mamata’s nephew Abhishek summoned in graft case

India’s Enforcement Directorate has summoned Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of West Bengal Chief

August 28, 2021
August 28, 2021

Covid cases rise again in India

India has asked the states of Kerala and Maharashtra to consider night curfews in areas with high Covid-19 case numbers as the country reported more than 40,000 new infections for two days in a row...