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Union Home Ministry begins tripartite talks on issues related to Gorkhas
Union Home Ministry begins tripartite talks on issues related to Gorkhas

The second round of talks will be held in November

Bye-elections to 3 Parliament seats, 30 Assembly constituencies to be held on October 30
Bye-elections to 3 Parliament seats, 30 Assembly constituencies to be held on October 30

Counting of votes will be taken up on November 2

Incidents of left wing extremism declined by 23% in India: Home Minister
Incidents of left wing extremism declined by 23% in India: Home Minister

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews security situation, development projects in Naxal-hit areas with state CMs

Dysfunctional legislatures strike at the root of principle of parliamentary democracy: VP Venkaiah Naidu
Dysfunctional legislatures strike at the root of principle of parliamentary democracy: VP Venkaiah Naidu

The time has come to cleanse the system of various ills, he said while interacting with students

PM Modi lauds everyone involved for record 2.5-crore plus Covid-19 vaccinations
PM Modi lauds everyone involved for record 2.5-crore plus Covid-19 vaccinations

PM Modi also expressed happiness at every eligible person in Goa getting at least one dose of the vaccine

Bye-elections to 7 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on October 4
Bye-elections to 7 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on October 4

The last date of filing nominations is September 22 while the last date for withdrawal is September 27

At 70%, PM Modi’s approval ratings highest among global leaders: Survey
At 70%, PM Modi’s approval ratings highest among global leaders: Survey

PM Modi's approval ratings have gone up in the last two months as in June PM Modi's approval ratings were 66%

Historic Karbi peace accord signed to end insurgency in Assam
Historic Karbi peace accord signed to end insurgency in Assam

It proposes more legislative, executive, administrative and financial powers to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council

Fight against divisive forces, strengthen nation's unity: VP Venkaiah Naidu
Fight against divisive forces, strengthen nation's unity: VP Venkaiah Naidu

If everyone follows one’s religion in true spirit, there will not be any religious conflict, the Vice President said

Existence of powers trying to establish empires on basis of terror never permanent: PM Modi
Existence of powers trying to establish empires on basis of terror never permanent: PM Modi

The world is apprehensive of ideologies like those held by the attackers of Gujarat's Somnath Temple, he said

Nothing can stop India from realizing its dreams in the 21st century: PM Modi
Nothing can stop India from realizing its dreams in the 21st century: PM Modi

PM Modi described India's youth as the 'Can Do' generation which could achieve every goal

75 Vande Bharat trains will connect all corners of the country, announces PM Modi
75 Vande Bharat trains will connect all corners of the country, announces PM Modi

During his Independence Day speech, PM Modi also highlighted steps to improve connectivity in the North-East region

India has used technology extensively to make elections more participative and transparent: CEC Chandra
India has used technology extensively to make elections more participative and transparent: CEC Chandra

Technology driven processes became all the more important in view of Covid 19, the Chief Election Commissioner said

With over 70 million followers, PM Modi most followed politician in world
With over 70 million followers, PM Modi most followed politician in world

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has 19.4 million followers

Expedite redressal of pending applications on voter registration: Election Commission to states
Expedite redressal of pending applications on voter registration: Election Commission to states

Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra stressed on the significance of the purity of the electoral roll

Any form of surveillance not possible in India, says Union Minister Vaishnav
Any form of surveillance not possible in India, says Union Minister Vaishnav

With checks and balances in Indian laws, surveillance of individuals through spyware technology is not possible, he said

‘Raise most difficult, sharpest questions in Parliament’: PM Modi to opposition parties
‘Raise most difficult, sharpest questions in Parliament’: PM Modi to opposition parties

Democracy is strengthened when truth reaches people, the Prime Minister said

PM Modi chairs all-party meet ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament
PM Modi chairs all-party meet ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament

There should be meaningful discussion in both the Houses, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said

Monsoon Session of Parliament to take up 29 Bills and 2 financial items
Monsoon Session of Parliament to take up 29 Bills and 2 financial items

Bills to replace Ordinances include the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Modi Cabinet Reshuffle: List of portfolios for the Council of Ministers
Modi Cabinet Reshuffle: List of portfolios for the Council of Ministers

43 members including 36 new faces were appointed to the Narendra Modi cabinet Wednesday

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Over 16,000 Covid-19 samples sent for whole genome sequencing in last two months: Union Health Ministry
Over 16,000 Covid-19 samples sent for whole genome sequencing in last two months: Union Health Ministry

The ministry refuted media reports alleging that genome sequencing & analysis of Covid-19 had declined sharply in India

India is capable of handling any crisis, not biased minds
India is capable of handling any crisis, not biased minds

India will fight the possible third wave of Covid, but prejudiced minds underestimate the country’s ability every time

Center refutes reports of missing vaccination targets by July-end
Center refutes reports of missing vaccination targets by July-end

A total of 457 million doses have been supplied to the States and Union Territories since January 2021

Inferences drawn from comparison of HMIS, CRS data on Covid-19 deaths fallacious: Health Ministry
Inferences drawn from comparison of HMIS, CRS data on Covid-19 deaths fallacious: Health Ministry

A robust system of recording all Covid-19 related deaths already exists, the ministry said

Foreign Media

Three COVID-19 vaccines at clinical trial stage, two have completed phase 1 trial in India: ICMR DG
Three COVID-19 vaccines at clinical trial stage, two have completed phase 1 trial in India: ICMR DG

Serum Institute of India (SII) has completed phase II-B3 trials and will start phase-III trial after clearances

ثلاثة لقاحات COVID-19 في مرحلة التجارب السريرية ، أكمل اثنان المرحلة الأولى من التجربة في الهند: ICMR DG
ثلاثة لقاحات COVID-19 في مرحلة التجارب السريرية ، أكمل اثنان المرحلة الأولى من التجربة في الهند: ICMR DG

أكمل معهد مصل الهند (SII) تجارب المرحلة II-B3 وسيبدأ تجربة المرحلة الثالثة بعد التصاريح

ক্লিনিকাল ট্রায়াল পর্যায়ে তিনটি COVID-19 টি ভ্যাকসিন, দুটি ভারতে প্রথম পর্যায়ের ট্রায়াল সম্পন্ন করেছে: আইসিএমআর ডিজি
ক্লিনিকাল ট্রায়াল পর্যায়ে তিনটি COVID-19 টি ভ্যাকসিন, দুটি ভারতে প্রথম পর্যায়ের ট্রায়াল সম্পন্ন করেছে: আইসিএমআর ডিজি

সেরাম ইনস্টিটিউট অফ ইন্ডিয়া (এসআইআই) দ্বিতীয় ধাপে-বি 3 ট্রায়াল সম্পন্ন করেছে এবং ছাড়পত্রের পরে দ্বিতীয় ধাপের তৃতীয় বিচার শুরু করবে

Drei COVID-19-Impfstoffe in der klinischen Studienphase, zwei haben die Phase-1-Studie in Indien abgeschlossen: ICMR DG
Drei COVID-19-Impfstoffe in der klinischen Studienphase, zwei haben die Phase-1-Studie in Indien abgeschlossen: ICMR DG

Das Serum Institute of India (SII) hat die Phase-II-B3-Studien abgeschlossen und wird nach Freigabe mit der Phase-III-Studie beginnen