Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Tuesday (local time) paid tribute to the thousands of lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic at a memorial held by the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall in Washington.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Intensifying his attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over newly-enacted farm laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that "the government feels that farmers can be weary and fooled, but farmers are more sensible than the Prime Minister".
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): As a gift from India, the first consignment of 1.5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' was dispatched to Thimphu, Bhutan from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): India and the United States have "very strong" potential to work together and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a "very strong" advocate of renewable energy and different technologies, said US Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken on Tuesday.
Paris [France], January 20 (ANI/Xinhua): France registered 23,608 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its accumulative total since the outbreak of the epidemic to 2,938,333, data from the health authorities showed on Tuesday.
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as "Kamalam" as the outer shape of the fruit resembles a lotus, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Taking a potshot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over commenting on the Capitol Hill violence in the US and maintaining "silence" on the farmers' protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the former has a "lack of understanding of fundamentals".
Guwahati (Assam) [India], January 20 (ANI): During his visit to Assam, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met representatives of various industry organisations and industries in the North East region to promote capital investment in manufacturing and allied sectors in Chhattisgarh.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 20 (ANI): Despite all the adversities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha has kept up the high rate of implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and targetted to complete the PMGSY roads by end of March 2021, the government officials said.
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Donald Trump, in his farewell address on Tuesday, highlighted his accomplishment as president and offered luck as well as "best wishes" to the incoming administration.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested an absconding accused Narender Kumar Patel, the director of Jay Ambe Gowri Chem, under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in a bank fraud case for cheating the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of Rs 65.39 crores.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 20 (ANI): The project to combat sea erosion will be implemented with the help of the Kerala Industrial Infrastructure fund board (KIIFB), informed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial assistance of around Rs 2,691 crores to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY-G) on Wednesday at 12 noon via video conferencing.
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Following the administration of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin', the recipients will remain at the vaccination site for at least 30 minutes of the observation to record any adverse event, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in its guidelines for the vaccination drive.