TOP AWAAZ

Exemptions and GST reductions on COVID-related equipment and drugs extended

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI GST Council on Saturday largely accepted the recommendations of the Group of Ministers constituted to look into extending the ambit of GST concessions on COVID treatment-related medical devices and drugs. Briefing media here, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed that the Council has agreed to completely exempt antifungal drug Amphotericin – … Continue reading Exemptions and GST reductions on COVID-related equipment and drugs extended

French president urges ‘certain’ G7 countries to ‘lift export ban on vaccine ingredients to India’

WEB DESK France President Emmanuel Macron has urged ‘certain’ G7 nations to lift the export ban on raw materials necessary to produce COVID-19 vaccines to India. Before suggesting that it will help in the production of vaccines for the poorest countries, Macron hoped an agreement will be reached among nations at G7 Summit in this … Continue reading French president urges ‘certain’ G7 countries to ‘lift export ban on vaccine ingredients to India’

India registers sharp decline in active and fresh COVID cases

AGENCIES India is registering a sharp decline in active caseload and number of fresh cases. With this, the recovery rate is continuously improving in the country and it now stands at 94.93 per cent in the country. Briefing the media in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary of Health and Family Welfare Ministry Lav Agarwal has … Continue reading India registers sharp decline in active and fresh COVID cases

“No data to show children will be seriously infected in subsequent COVID-19 waves”

Follow COVID Appropriate Behaviour aggressively to avoid future waves: Dr. Guleria Staff Reporter The Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi, Dr. Randeep Guleria has clarified that there is no data – either from India or globally – to show that children will be seriously infected in subsequent COVID waves. “It is … Continue reading “No data to show children will be seriously infected in subsequent COVID-19 waves”

Govt issues SOPs for vaccination of persons travelling abroad for employment, education

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Government of India has issued SOPs for vaccination of persons undertaking international travel for educational purposes. It has also issued guidelines for people travelling abroad for employment opportunities, or as part of India’s contingent for the Tokyo Olympic Games. It said, CoWIN certificates will have to be linked to Passports … Continue reading Govt issues SOPs for vaccination of persons travelling abroad for employment, education

Russia ready to transfer Vaccine technology & to expand production abroad: Putin

AMN / WEB DESK The Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is ready to transfer Covid-19 vaccine technology and to expand production abroad. The remarks by the Russian president on Saturday came a day after the government officials in India said that Serum Institute of India has received a preliminary approval from the … Continue reading Russia ready to transfer Vaccine technology & to expand production abroad: Putin

Paid News to be electoral offence, remote voting for migrants, NRIs likely

TIA WEB DESK In a bid to ensure free and fair elections in the country, the Election Commission, has recommended to include Paid News in the list of electoral offences. In an interview to AIR News, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that the Commission has suggested the Law Ministry to take necessary steps to … Continue reading Paid News to be electoral offence, remote voting for migrants, NRIs likely

Forest cover in India increases by 24.56% to over 8 lakh sq kms

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that every day is an environment day for India. He said trees, animals, and birds have always been revered in India. Mr Javadekar has said that India is one of the few countries where forest cover has actually increased in the last decade. He … Continue reading Forest cover in India increases by 24.56% to over 8 lakh sq kms

Navy’s proposal for construction of 6 submarines at cost of Rs 43,000 crore approved

AMN / NEW DELHI The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) today approved the Navy’s proposal for construction of six submarines at an approximate cost of Rs 43,000 crore. Defence minister Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting. AIR correspondent reports, this is a landmark approval, being the first case processed under the Strategic Partnership model. This would be … Continue reading Navy’s proposal for construction of 6 submarines at cost of Rs 43,000 crore approved

India committed to become self-reliant in every sector: PM

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India was committed to become self-reliant in every sector. He said, the global COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down the pace to achieve the target, but it is our resolve to become self-reliant and strong in multiple sectors. While chairing the virtual meeting of the Council of … Continue reading India committed to become self-reliant in every sector: PM

SPORTS

EURO Cup 2020: Germany thrash Portugal 4-2; Italy to clash with Wales tonight

@EURO2020 In Euro Cup Football, Germany thrashed Portugal 4-2 in the Group F encounter as Kai Havertz and R ...

Obituary: “Flying Sikh” is no more

By Harpal Singh Bedi Legendary runner Milkha Singh passed away late last night at Chandigarh leaving behind ...

India mourns demise of Milkha Singh

Tributes pour in for different quarters after demise of Indian sprint legend Flying Sikh Milkha Singh A ...

خبرنامہ

کورونااورلاک ڈاؤن بھی نفرت کے وائرس کو ختم نہیں کرسکے

مذہبی منافرت اور فرقہ وارانہ بنیاد پر عوام کو تقسیم کرنے کا ی ...

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وزارتِ صحت نے کہا ہے کہ آج لگاتار تیرہویں دن کووڈ کے نئےمعامل ...

ایران کے نو منتخب صدر ابراہیم رئیسی نے انقلابی اور فعال حکومت بنانے کا وعدہ کیا

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TECH AWAAZ

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates Indian IT rules: Govt tells Delhi HC

FILE PHOTO AMN Government of India told Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsAp ...

Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

MARQUEE

Taj Mahal reopen, 650 visitors allowed at a time

AMN / Agra The iconic Taj Mahal reopened for visitors today. Only 650 people have been allowed to enter the ...

MoU signed for Development of Sea Plane Services in India

MoU will be a game changer in enhancing seamless connectivity across the nation and give a boost to the touris ...

MEDIA

PEC lauds India for corona compensation to scribes 

by Thakuria Navajyoti Press Emblem Campaign, the Switzerland-based international media rights and safety bo ...

Delhi CM inaugurates vaccination facility for journalists

AMN Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today inaugurated free of cost walk-in vaccination facility for jo ...