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Feb 26, 2022 07:53 PM IST
BMC to provide free Covid testing, vaccines, food to students returning from Ukraine today, says Mumbai mayor
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will provide free services to all the students returning from Ukraine today. We will provide them free Covid testing, vaccines, food and all other facilities: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar pic.twitter.com/crjZ19tGpk
— ANI (@ANI) February 26, 2022
Feb 26, 2022 06:38 PM IST
Delhi reports 440 new Covid-19 cases & 2 deaths; Active cases stand at 2063
Delhi on Thursday recorded 440 new Covid-19 cases and 2 fatalities; Active cases stand at 2063, the state health department said.
Feb 26, 2022 06:23 PM IST
From Monday, not mandatory for people in Delhi to wear masks while travelling in private four-wheelers, says DDMA
Wearing masks will not be mandatory for people in Delhi travelling in private four wheelers, the Delhi government notified on Saturday.
Feb 26, 2022 06:07 PM IST
National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai reopens for public
Feb 26, 2022 05:59 PM IST
Afghan universities reopen, but few women return
Afghanistan’s universities reopened on Saturday six months after the Taliban returned to power, but only a few women returned to now-segregated classes, reports news agency AFP.
Feb 26, 2022 03:51 PM IST
West Bengal: Special Task Force arrests another member of banned Kamtapur Liberation Organisation from Siliguri
Feb 26, 2022 03:27 PM IST
Union Cabinet approves nationwide roll-out of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
The Union Cabinet approved the nationwide roll-out of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) with a budget of ₹1,600 crore for five years, reports ANI.
Feb 26, 2022 03:18 PM IST
BJP leader Locket Chatterjee urges Om Birla to organise two-day special session every year for women on International Women’s Day in the Parliament
MP and BJP leader Locket Chatterjee writes to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and requests to organise a two-day special session every year for women and girls on International Women’s Day in the Parliament, reports news agency ANI.
Feb 26, 2022 02:30 PM IST
ED files a prosecution complaint against Wasim Rahaman, Wajid Ali & Md Gulam Gausfor for money laundering
ED files a prosecution complaint under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 against Wasim Rahaman, Wajid Ali & Md Gulam Gausfor for money laundering. Rahaman along with his accomplices was arrested for their involvement in illicit trafficking of protected wildlife. pic.twitter.com/AUmixy8ScM
— ANI (@ANI) February 26, 2022
Feb 26, 2022 12:03 PM IST
Two pilots killed in chopper crash in Telangana
Two pilots killed have been killed in chopper crash in the state of Telangana. The incident happened at Tungaturthi village of Peddavura block, closer to Nagarjunsagar dam on Krishna river. Medical teams are rushing to the site of the incident.
Feb 26, 2022 09:31 AM IST
11,499 new Covid cases in India, positivity rate drops to 1.01%
India reports 11,499 new Covid cases, 255 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate drops to 1.01%
Feb 26, 2022 07:19 AM IST
Pak terror bid foiled in J&K, explosives dropped by Pak drone recovered
Y’day a Pakistani drone dropped grenades, IEDs, pistols, ammunition in J&K, for the first time a chemical in liquid form was also sent with the consignment. We are analyzing it to see what is it, its uses & what harm it could have done: J&K DGP Dilbag Singh (25.02) pic.twitter.com/RDDSxMn5t6
— ANI (@ANI) February 26, 2022
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Russia appreciates India’s ‘independent and balanced’ UNSC stand
India, China and the UAE were the only three countries which abstained from voting at the United Nations Security Council, as Russia used its veto power to block a proposed UNSC resolution against its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 07:23 PM IST
Assam man run over by escort vehicle minutes after President’s convoy passes
President Kovind who arrived in Guwahati on Friday is on a three-day visit to the state. He visited the Kamakhya Temple and launched the 400th birth anniversary celebrations of Ahom general Lachit Borphukan in Guwahati on Friday.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 07:10 PM IST
Wearing masks not mandatory in private cars in Delhi from Monday
Delhi government has lifted all Covid curbs on Friday including the night curfew. All schools have been asked to switch to offline classes starting from April 1. The fine for not wearing the mask in public places has been reduced from ₹2,000 to 500.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 06:18 PM IST
Jharkhand govt to bear travel expenses of its residents stranded in Ukraine
The Jharkhand government had on Friday issued helpline landline and Whatsapp numbers of the state control room for people from the state stranded in Ukraine amid a Russian invasion that began on Thursday.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 05:17 PM IST
Evening brief: Union Cabinet approves nationwide roll-out of Ayushman Bharat
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AMU takes U-turn, says final decision on common entrance test still pending
The Ministry of Education has already announced that it will conduct a Central Universities Entrance Test (CUET) for admission to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses from academic session 2022-23. The computerised test will be conducted by the national testing agency (NTA) in 13 languages. The test is likely to be held in June-July.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 04:19 PM IST
J&K: 15 heroin packets smuggled from Pakistan recovered on LoC in Poonch
The recovery comes within two days after a major terror plot by Pakistan’s ISI was averted by Special Operations Group (SOG) and Jammu police after they recovered a consignment of arms, ammunition and IEDs dropped by a Pakistani drone along the international border in Arnia area of RS Pura sector.
Updated on Feb 26, 2022 03:59 PM IST
Bihar: 3 Cobra jawans injured in IED blast, 2 airlifted for New Delhi
205 Cobra battalion launched an operation against Maoists between Chakarbandha, Langurahi and Panchrukhia hilly and forest area of Gaya-Aurangabad bordering districts for the last two days.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 03:34 PM IST
Delhi, Mumbai airports to ensure smooth arrival for Indians coming from Ukraine
While Delhi’s IGI Airport has announced exemption from uploading documents on Air Suvidha Portal, Mumbai’s CSMIA will set up a special corridor for the returnees.
Updated on Feb 26, 2022 03:18 PM IST
Ukraine crisis: Flight from Bucharest takes off for Mumbai with 219 Indians
- Air India is set to operate more flights from Bucharest as well as the Hungarian capital of Budapest to evacuate Indian nationals from Ukraine.
Published on Feb 26, 2022 02:51 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
Govt working to expand health infra beyond big cities: PM Modi
Prime Minister Modi, hinting at the large number of students stuck in the war-torn Ukraine, said that state governments should work towards formulating policies for land allotment for medical education so that India can, in the coming years, produce doctors and paramedics to fulfill even the global demand.
Updated on Feb 26, 2022 02:02 PM IST