Month: April 2022

COVID-19 cases
Coronavirus News

COVID-19 cases have increased to 3,377 in India, with 17,801 current cases.

According to data released on Friday by the Union Health Ministry, India added 3,377 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall number of cases to 4,30,72,176, with 17,801 active cases. The death toll rose to 5,23,753 with 60 more deaths, according to figures updated at 8 a.m. According to the government, active cases account for 0.04 […]

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Finance Ministry
Economy News

Finance Ministry: GST dues to states total Rs 79,000 crore for FY22:

The Union finance ministry announced on Wednesday that the States owed Rs 78,704 crore in compensation in lieu of goods and services tax (GST) for the financial year 2021-22 (FY22), which is equivalent to four months’ compensation. It also said that all dues for FY21 had been paid. It has so far disbursed Rs 7.35 […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi will head to Germany, Denmark, and France from May 2 to 4.

From May 2 to 4, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to three European countries: Germany, Denmark, and France. PM Apart from speaking at the key India-Nordic summit in Copenhagen, Modi is scheduled to conduct bilateral talks with re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. In 2022, this will be the Prime […]

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minimum temperature in Delhi is 24.9 degrees Celsius, and IMD anticipates heat wave starting on April 28.

According to the India Meteorological Department, Delhi’s minimum temperature on Tuesday was 24.9 degrees Celsius, one degree above usual. The highest temperature will likely be around 42 degrees Celsius. At 8.30 a.m., the relative humidity in the city was 37%, according to the weather agency. During the day, the weatherman predicts mostly clear skies. According […]

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weapons from US officials.

Zelenskyy wishes to obtain heavy weapons from US officials.

Ukraine will request more strong weapons from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin during their scheduled visit to Kyiv on Sunday, as part of efforts to fortify the country’s defenses against a Russian invasion. In an emotional address at Kyiv’s 1,000-year-old Saint Sophia Cathedral to honor Orthodox Easter, Ukrainian President […]

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Zomato offset roughly 500,000 metric

Last year, Zomato offset roughly 500,000 metric tonnes of carbon emissions.

Zomato, a food delivery service, claimed on Friday that it offset nearly 500,000 metric tonnes of waste last year and now offers 100 percent plastic-free deliveries. “Last year, we made our first move toward long-term sustainability by introducing ‘Climate Conscious Delivery,’ in which we began sponsoring local environmental programmes to offset the carbon footprint of […]

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India reports 2,380 new coronavirus infections, 56 deaths in 24 hours

With 2,380 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,30,49,974, while the active cases increased to 13,433, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death toll climbed to 5,22,062 with 56 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent […]

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Crisis-hit Sri Lanka,

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka, India revive talks to link electric grids

India and Sri Lanka have resumed talks on linking their electricity grids, officials told Reuters on Tuesday, a step that could aid New Delhi’s goal of reducing China’s influence on the island nation, now grappling with a severe economic crisis. There was no immediate prospect that power cuts brought by the crisis could be eased […]

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Oil prices rise

Oil prices rise on supply concerns as Ukraine crisis deepens

Oil prices rose on Monday as concerns grew about tighter global supply, with the deepening crisis in Ukraine raising the prospect of heavier sanctions by the West on top exporter Russia. Brent futures were up $1.50, or 1.3%, at $113.20 a barrel at 0030 GMT, and U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures rose 98 cents, or […]

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Tributes pour in on Ambedkar Jayanti

Tributes pour in on Ambedkar Jayanti; ‘indelible contributions’, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to B R Ambedkar on his 131st birth anniversary, saying it is a day to “reiterate our commitment to fulfilling his dreams”. In a tweet, he said Ambedkar has made indelible contributions to India’s progress. President Ram Nath Kovind also paid tributes to B R Ambedkar on the occasion and said that he being the […]

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