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Domestic Air Traffic Expected to Grow from July

NEW DELHI, June 3: India’s domestic air passenger traffic is expected to start growing from the next month when the existing travel restrictions will be further eased but the current year’s traffic flow will still remain far below last year’s traffic volume. Aviation think tank and consultancy firm Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) projected […]

Supreme Court Gives Two Weeks’ Time to Decide ‘Objective Criteria’ for CBSE, ICSE Board Results as PM Interacts with ‘Thankful’ Students, Parents

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, June 3: Some students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and their parents were pleasantly surprised and elated to find the Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with them at a virtual meeting organized by the union education ministry on Thursday. Modi conducted the surprise interactive session two days after […]

SII Sought Permission to Manufacture Sputnik V

NEW DELHI, June 3: The Serum Institute of India (SII) has applied to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking permission to manufacture the Sputnik V Coronavirus vaccine for examination, test and analysis at its licensed facility in Pune, official sources said on Thursday. The Pune-based firm has collaborated with the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology […]

Relief for Baba Ramdev from Delhi High Court

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, June 3: Hounded down by the medical fraternity for his pungent remarks against the allopathic system of medicine, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev enjoyed some relief from the judiciary with the Delhi High Court on Thursday only sending him notice but refusing to “restrain” him except only making oral request. The notice […]

Jaishankar Presides over BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

NEW DELHI, June 2: Dr S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, presided over a video conferencing meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) Ministers on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Foreign Ministers from China, Brazil, Russia, and the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa. All the participants praised India for its efforts to […]