Experts- The New Indian Express

Experts- The New Indian Express

By ANI NEW DELHI: India may see another rise in COVID-19 cases in mid of August with the third wave peaking, with less than 1,00,000 in the best cases scenario and nearly 1,50,000 infections a day in the worst scenario. A study by a group of researchers led by Mathukumalli Vidyasagar and Manindra Agrawal at … Read more

Govt hopes for split in Opposition ranks to break Parliament impasse- The New Indian Express

Govt hopes for split in Opposition ranks to break Parliament impasse- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service NEW DELHI:  With the monsoon session of Parliament entering the last leg, the government is hoping for a division in the Opposition ranks by taking up discussions on Covid-19 and farmer agitations in Lok Sabha, while packing the legislative businesses in both the Houses.  The Opposition stays on an aggressive course … Read more

August 2, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Flood Woes

August 2, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Flood Woes

Floods in the major rivers of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar had by the night of August 1 engulfed 37 districts in the two states, while in Assam the deluge compelled the authorities to seek the help of the army in Dibrugarh subdivision for relief and rescue work. According to official reports, about 9.3 million people … Read more

Kerala government must strategise vaccine delivery to most affected districts. Centre should ramp up vaccine supplies.

Kerala government must strategise vaccine delivery to most affected districts. Centre should ramp up vaccine supplies.

After falling appreciably for most of May and June, India’s Covid graph plateaued last month. Kerala has been one of the notable outliers in the country’s second wave recovery. The state added more than 20,000 cases every day on five days last week — about half the country’s caseload — and its positivity rate is … Read more

Heavy police force in Goa CM’s town as Congress tries to take out march against him over rape remark- The New Indian Express

Heavy police force in Goa CM's town as Congress tries to take out march against him over rape remark- The New Indian Express

By PTI PANAJI: Heavy police deployment was witnessed at Sankhalim in Goa on Sunday as Congress tried to take out a protest march against state Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over his recent remarks about rape victims, while workers of the ruling BJP gathered outside the CM’s residence in the town in his support. Sankhalim town … Read more

WATCH | TMC’s Madan Mitra dons role of ‘chaiwala’, pegs price of cup at Rs 15 lakh

WATCH | TMC's Madan Mitra dons role of 'chaiwala', pegs price of cup at Rs 15 lakh

By PTI KOLKATA: TMC MLA Madan Mitra on Sunday donned the role of a ‘chaiwala’ (tea-seller) and symbolically pegged the price of one cup at Rs 15 lakh. A former state transport minister, Mitra alluded to allegations of the Trinamool Congress and other opposition parties that Narendra Modi’s 2014 poll promise to credit Rs 15 lakh … Read more

Cops launch mega plantation drive in Naxal-hit Bastar ‘to connect with nature, locals’- The New Indian Express

Cops launch mega plantation drive in Naxal-hit Bastar 'to connect with nature, locals'- The New Indian Express

By PTI RAIPUR: Police in Chhattisgarh’s Naxal-affected Bastar division, who have been fighting the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) for the past three decades, have embarked on a mega tree plantation drive aimed at strengthening the bond with nature as well as local population. The nine-day long plantation drive named ‘Pothla Uraskana’, which means ‘plantation festival’ in … Read more

Schools in Punjab set to reopen for all classes from August 2- The New Indian Express

Schools to open for Classes 10 to 12 from August 2- The New Indian Express

By PTI CHANDIGARH: Schools in Punjab will start conducting physical classes right from pre-primary levels from Monday, state School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla said on Sunday. The government had already allowed reopening of schools for classes 10 to 12 from July 26. On Saturday, the state government had allowed reopening of schools for all … Read more

Diversity and inclusion are sources of strength

Diversity and inclusion are sources of strength

With weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s silver medal, India got its first win in the Tokyo Olympics. PV Sindhu’s bronze has given India a second medal. And boxer Lovlina Borgohain’s success assured India of a third medal. And while India remains in contention for other medals, there is a lesson in Ms Chanu and Ms Borgohain’s … Read more

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