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Scientists say Modi govt ignored warnings amid coronavirus surge: Report

By | May 2, 2021

A forum of scientific advisers set up by the government warned Indian officials in early March of a new and more contagious variant of the coronavirus taking hold in the country, five scientists who are part of the forum told Reuters. Despite the warning, four of the scientists said the federal government did not… Read More »

Govt writes to farmer unions inviting them for next round of talks

By | December 20, 2020

The government on Sunday asked protesting farmer unions to specify their concerns over its earlier proposal of amendments in the new agri laws and choose a convenient date for the next round of talks so that the ongoing agitation could end at the earliest. In a letter to 40 union leaders, Union Agriculture Ministry… Read More »

Need to ensure timely roll-out of next generation 5G technology: PM Modi

By | December 8, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that all the stakeholders have to join hands for a faster roll out of next generation 5G technology in the country. He said that the new telecom revolution would empower millions of Indians. “We need to work together to ensure a timely roll out of 5G to… Read More »

PM Modi defends farm reforms, attacks ‘misinformation, propaganda’

By | November 30, 2020

A misinformation campaign is underway against recently enacted laws that give farmers the freedom to sell crops for better prices, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday as he again defended the reforms that have drawn protests. “There’s a new trend now—earlier decisions of the government were opposed but now rumours have become the… Read More »

States must ramp up cold storage system for Covid vaccine: Modi tells CMs

By | November 24, 2020

India’s priority is to make a coronavirus vaccine “safe on all scientific standards” available to all its citizens, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with chief ministers on Tuesday. The central government and states have to “work together” in controlling the coronavirus pandemic and “no one can impose any view”, Modi told… Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to review coronavirus situation with CMs on Tuesday

By | November 23, 2020

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to review the situation on Tuesday with the Chief Ministers, sources said. Sources also said the Prime Minister will discuss the rollout of the vaccine programme in the states. He will hold virtual meetings with the Chief… Read More »