Covid-19 case tally rises to 26.47 lakh, death toll crosses 50,000

The recoveries surged to 19,19,842, pushing the recovery rate to 72.51 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed. The total number of tests for detection of covid-19 also crossed the three crore mark in India, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research data. The death toll due to coronavirus infection climbed to … Read more Covid-19 case tally rises to 26.47 lakh, death toll crosses 50,000

India’s Covid-19 testing crosses 3 crore mark: Health ministry

Focussing on aggressive testing, India has surpassed three crore Covid-19 tests with the aim to keep both positivity rate and fatality rate low, Union health and family welfare ministry said on Monday. The ministry said that aggressive testing leads to early identification, then isolation of Covid-19 cases and coupled with efficient treatment brings the fatality … Read more

India’s Covid-19 testing crosses 3 crore mark: Health ministry

Facebook refused to remove anti-Muslim posts to not upset Modi govt: WSJ

Facebook refused to comply with its hate-speech policy and allowed anti-Muslim posts on its platform to avoid ruining the social media company’s relationship with the Indian government. A report published in the Wall Street Journal alleges that Facebook’s top public-policy executive in India, Ankhi Das, refused to apply company anti-hate speech rules to BJP politicians … Read more Facebook refused to remove anti-Muslim posts to not upset Modi govt: WSJ

Fire incident reported at Parliament Annexe building

Seven fire tenders were rushed to Parliament Annexe building in central Delhi after a fire incident was reported there Monday morning, an official said. The Delhi Fire Service official said the fire broke out on the sixth floor of the building. A call was received at 7.30 am and it is suspected the fire started … Read more Fire incident reported at Parliament Annexe building

J&K youth should direct activisim towards development, become future leaders: Manoj Sinha

Citing his own example, lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha exhorted that the youth of Jammu and Kashmir should “direct their activism towards development to become future leaders of the country”, in his address on Independence Day. Sinha said that the constitutional changes in 2019 had led to 50 decisions which will usher in a new era … Read more

J&K youth should direct activisim towards development, become future leaders: Manoj Sinha