Army explores procurement of 350 light tanks for mountainous terrain after border standoff with China | India News – Times of India

Disengagement of tanks between India & China south of Pangong Tso in February. NEW DELHI: The Army is now exploring the possibility of procuring 350 light tanks, which can also be transported by air, to augment its firepower in high-altitude areas in the backdrop of the continuing military confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh. The […]

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Three drown in Peddapalli district of Telangana | Hyderabad News - Times of India

Three drown in Peddapalli district of Telangana | Hyderabad News – Times of India

After performing the rituals, eight members of the family entered the abutting Maneru river to take bath (Photo for representative purpose only) HYDERABAD: In a tragic incident, two men and a 9-year-old boy drowned in Maneru river at Neerukulla village of Sultanabad mandal in Peddapalli district on Friday. The incident happened when the family members […]

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Khat leaves worth Rs 1.17 crore seized in Chennai | Chennai News - Times of India

Khat leaves worth Rs 1.17 crore seized in Chennai | Chennai News – Times of India

Khat leaves that were seized in Chennai CHENNAI: Customs officials have in Chennai seized 46.8 kg of khat leaves — worth Rs 1.17 crore – despatched from Nairobi in Kenya. They arrested a man in connection with the seizure. Khat leaves, known as miraa, is a stimulant drug and prohibited under the Narcotic Drugs and […]

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Would have taken part in Covid meeting between PM Modi, CMs had I been invited: Mamata | India News – Times of India

DURGAPUR: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she would have had in the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the chief ministers of states with the highest burden of Covid-19 cases, had she been invited. Chairing a meeting on the Covid-19 situation with Chief Ministers of 11 states and Union Territories […]

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Karnataka CM urges PM to supply 1,471 tonnes of oxygen and two lakh doses of Remdesivir | Bengaluru News - Times of India

Karnataka CM urges PM to supply 1,471 tonnes of oxygen and two lakh doses of Remdesivir | Bengaluru News – Times of India

CM Yediyurappa made this request to the PM during the PM’s video conference with chief ministers of 10 states, where coronavirus cases have exploded in an alarming proportion. BENGALURU: Amid surging Covid-19 cases, Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday urged the Centre to supply 1,471 tonnes of oxygen and two lakh doses of […]

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Covid-19: Telangana ropes in IAF freighters to ferry oxygen from Odisha | Hyderabad News - Times of India

Covid-19: Telangana ropes in IAF freighters to ferry oxygen from Odisha | Hyderabad News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: In view of the pressing requirement of medical oxygen, Telangana government has hired two cargo aircraft of the Indian Air Force to ferry eight empty tankers to Odisha to bring liquid oxygen, health minister Etela Rajender said on Friday. The oxygen are to be brought from the steel plants in Rourkela and Angul, Odisha. […]

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Delhi govt grants Rs 5,000 ex gratia relief to registered construction workers in city | Delhi News - Times of India

Delhi govt grants Rs 5,000 ex gratia relief to registered construction workers in city | Delhi News – Times of India

The Delhi government said a total of 2,10,684 construction workers will be granted the aid under this scheme. NEW DELHI: Delhi government has disbursed Rs 52.9 crore among over 1 lakh construction workers as part of relief to help them during the pandemic because of which many have lost their jobs. An ex-gratia payment of […]

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Covid-19: HC asks Delhi hospitals, nursing homes to first contact nodal officer for oxygen requirement | Delhi News - Times of India

Covid-19: HC asks Delhi hospitals, nursing homes to first contact nodal officer for oxygen requirement | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court Friday asked hospitals and nursing homes to first approach the nodal officer of the AAP government in Delhi to meet the requirement of medical oxygen to treat seriously ill Covid-19 patients. A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli was hearing two separate pleas by two private hospitals, […]

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Karnataka curfew: Govt classifies 50 industries as essential and exempted from partial lockdown | Bengaluru News - Times of India

Karnataka curfew: Govt classifies 50 industries as essential and exempted from partial lockdown | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: The state industries department on Friday issued a clarification on which industries are exempted from the regular curfew and those from the weekend curfew in Karnataka. Accordingly, 50 industries have been exempted and a list has been issued by the state government. Broadly classified under 10 segments, the government has given exemption to: * […]

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Maharashtra unprepared despite CM's Nov second wave talk: BJP leader Madhav Bhandari | Pune News - Times of India

Maharashtra unprepared despite CM’s Nov second wave talk: BJP leader Madhav Bhandari | Pune News – Times of India

PUNE: The Maharashtra government did not prepare for a second wave of coronavirus infections in the state despite chief minister Uddhav Thackeray predicting it in November last year, senior BJP leader Madhav Bhandari said on Friday. He said the state’s hospitals would not have been facing such an acute shortage in oxygen supply if the […]

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