Delhi has most Covid cases & deaths per million population | India News – Times of India

Delhi has the maximum Covid cases and deaths per million of all states in India. This is true whether we take into account all cases and deaths so far since the start of the pandemic or just those since the start of April this year. Of course, Delhi being a completely urban territory, the comparison … Read more Delhi has most Covid cases & deaths per million population | India News – Times of India

Andhra Pradesh CM slams Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren for his dig at PM Modi | India News – Times of India

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday lashed out at his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren for his jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jagan took exception to a tweet by Soren in which the latter took a dig at the Prime Minister saying he only spoke “Mann ki Baat” and … Read more Andhra Pradesh CM slams Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren for his dig at PM Modi | India News – Times of India

Ahead of India-EU Summit, European Investment Bank Announces Euro 250,000 to Support India's Fight Against Covid-19

The European Investment Bank (EIB) on Friday announced an emergency financial assistance of Euro 250,000 (approx Rs 2.2 crore) to support India’s response to the Covid-19 crisis. The announcement was made a day ahead of a virtual meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the heads of state or government of all the 27 European … Read more Ahead of India-EU Summit, European Investment Bank Announces Euro 250,000 to Support India's Fight Against Covid-19

Has India realised full potential of its paper currency?

Government paper currency was introduced in India in 1861. Some 160 years later, digital payments are gaining currency, and a central bank digital currency is around the corner. But paper currency is still here to stay. Notes in circulation will, in aggregate terms, soon cross Rs30 trillion and approach double pre-demonetisation level. Physical currency is … Read more Has India realised full potential of its paper currency?

Covid situation going from bad to worse; PM, health minister refuses to own responsibility: Chidambaram | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Asserting that the Covid-19 pandemic situation is going from bad to worse, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday alleged that prime minister Narendra Modi and health minister Harsh Vardhan are refusing to own responsibility and are making a “mockery of democratic principles”. His remarks came after the union health ministry data updated … Read more Covid situation going from bad to worse; PM, health minister refuses to own responsibility: Chidambaram | India News – Times of India

SBI report emphasises on vaccination, says nearly half of the new cases in rural India

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has engulfed rural India, spreading far beyond the worst hit cities and districts, with nearly half the country’s new cases being reported from rural districts, an SBI research report said on Friday. Red-flagging the slowing vaccination pace from an average 28 lakhs per day in April to just … Read more SBI report emphasises on vaccination, says nearly half of the new cases in rural India

India holds up wireless approvals for China-made devices, delaying launches

The Communications Ministry’s Wireless Planning and Coordination (WPC) Wing has withheld approval since at least November, according to the sources, who were familiar with lobbying efforts by firms seeking clearance (Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for a quick snapshot of top 5 tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.) India has held up … Read more India holds up wireless approvals for China-made devices, delaying launches

Covid-19: Six US planes carrying medical supplies reached India in past few days | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The US has so far sent six planes carrying emergency supplies to India, which is battling one of its worst public health crises. The emergency supplies include 20,000 courses of remdesivir (125,000 vials) to help treat critically ill patients, nearly 1,500 oxygen cylinders, which can be repeatedly refilled at local supply centres, and one … Read more Covid-19: Six US planes carrying medical supplies reached India in past few days | India News – Times of India

Deshmukh fails to get interim relief from HC in CBI’s graft case | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Granting former home minister Anil Deshmukh no immediate interim relief, the Bombay HC on Thursday adjourned a petition filed by the NCP politician that sought quashing of the FIR filed against him by the CBI under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) as the central agency said it needed time to file its reply. … Read more Deshmukh fails to get interim relief from HC in CBI’s graft case | India News – Times of India

Kamala Harris to speak at Covid aid to India event | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Under fire from some critics for what they saw as her tepid initial response to New Delhi’s Covid-19 crisis, US vice-president Kamala Harris will deliver a message of solidarity with the people of India on Friday, headlining a diaspora event on aid to their country of origin. “Kamala Harris will provide an opening message … Read more Kamala Harris to speak at Covid aid to India event | India News – Times of India