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Biden Expresses "Grave Concern" Over Violence To Israeli PM: White House

Biden Expresses "Grave Concern" Over Violence To Israeli PM: White House

Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 16, 2021, Washington, United States

US President Joe Biden, in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, expressed his "grave concern" Saturday over the flareup of violence in Israel and Gaza, the White House said.

Case Filed Against Ex-IAS Officer For Spreading Misinformation: UP Police

Case Filed Against Ex-IAS Officer For Spreading Misinformation: UP Police

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, Unnao

A former IAS officer has been booked for allegedly spreading misinformation by tweeting a seven-year-old photograph of dead bodies floating in the Ganga in Unnao and claiming them to be recent ones spotted in the river in Ballia, police said on Satur

"Restore Deterrence To Stop China From Nibbling At LAC": Ex-Foreign Secretary

"Restore Deterrence To Stop China From Nibbling At LAC": Ex-Foreign Secretary

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, New Delhi

India needs to restore deterrence if it wants to stop China from attempting to nibble at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and changing its status quo, noted strategic affairs expert and former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said.

Vaccination Of Frontline Workers In Delhi Below National Average: Centre

Vaccination Of Frontline Workers In Delhi Below National Average: Centre

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, New Delhi

The inoculation of frontline and healthcare workers against coronavirus in Delhi is less than the national average, Member (Health) of the Niti Aayog VK Paul said on Saturday.

Some Cases Of "Black Fungus" Seen In Kerala: Chief Minister

Some Cases Of "Black Fungus" Seen In Kerala: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said some instances of Mucormycosis, a rare but dangerous fungal infection, found in Maharashtra and Gujarat since the outbreak of COVID-19 last year, have been reported from some parts of the state.

Arvind Kejriwal Launches Centre For Realtime COVID-Related Data

Arvind Kejriwal Launches Centre For Realtime COVID-Related Data

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government's preparations will not slow down as there is a possibility of a third coronavirus wave, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.

Adhere To Approved Categories Of Frontline Workers For Vaccination: Centre To States

Adhere To Approved Categories Of Frontline Workers For Vaccination: Centre To States

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre has asked states and union territories to refrain from approving additional categories as frontline workers for vaccination, and recommended doing so using only vaccines procured directly by them.

Akali Dal Chief Asks Congress To Share Evidence Over Sacrilege Cases

Akali Dal Chief Asks Congress To Share Evidence Over Sacrilege Cases

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 16, 2021, Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday asked Congress leaders to share the proof, if they have any, on the "planning and execution" of the alleged acts of the desecration of a religious text in the state's Faridkot in 2015.

"16 Transport Aircraft, 18 Choppers Ready": Air Force's Cyclone Tauktae Plan

"16 Transport Aircraft, 18 Choppers Ready": Air Force's Cyclone Tauktae Plan

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Indian Air Force on Saturday said it has kept 16 transport aircraft and 18 helicopters in readiness in peninsular India as part of preparations to deal with the situation that could arise out of cyclone Tauktae.

Overall Coronavirus Situation Stabilising In India, Says NITI Aayog

Overall Coronavirus Situation Stabilising In India, Says NITI Aayog

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

The overall COVID-19 situation in the country is stabilising and the government will work towards ensuring further improvement, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said on Saturday.

"To Know What's Right...": Navjot Singh Sidhu Targets Punjab Chief Minister

"To Know What's Right...": Navjot Singh Sidhu Targets Punjab Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, Chandigarh

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu today again targeted Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over the 2015 sacrilegious incidents involving Guru Grath Sahib and the killing of two people in police firings.

India To Have 51.6 Crore Vaccine Doses By July, Says Health Minister

India To Have 51.6 Crore Vaccine Doses By July, Says Health Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

The number of vaccine doses administered in India will reach 51.6 crore by the end of July, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday.

Share Data Of Vaccination Drive: Congress Leader To Assam Chief Minister

Share Data Of Vaccination Drive: Congress Leader To Assam Chief Minister

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday May 15, 2021, Guwahati

Assam Congress leader and Kaliabor MP Gaurav Gogoi urged Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to clear details regarding COVID-19 vaccination in Assam.

Uttar Pradesh Extends Coronavirus Curfew Till May 24

Uttar Pradesh Extends Coronavirus Curfew Till May 24

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government decided today to extend the partial coronavirus curfew till 7 am on May 24.

Nearly No Vaccination In Kashmir As Stocks Run Out, Zero Jabs In Srinagar

Nearly No Vaccination In Kashmir As Stocks Run Out, Zero Jabs In Srinagar

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday May 15, 2021, Srinagar

Coronavirus vaccinations have practically come to a halt in Kashmir with many districts reporting zero doses administered on Saturday.