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At 53,476, India records highest surge in 5 months

India reported 53,476 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, highest single-day spike since October taking the total tally to 1,17,87,534 on Thursday.

Parliament passes National Commission for Allied, Healthcare Professions Bill

NEW DELHI, March 24: A Bill to set up a Commission for regulating and prescribing uniform education standards for allied and healthcare professionals was approved by Parliament with Lok Sabha giving a nod to the legislation by a voice vote on Wednesday. The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions

New double mutant variant of SARS-CoV-2, several 'variants of concern' found in India: Govt

New Delhi, March 24: A new "double mutant variant" of SARS-CoV-2 has been detected in India in addition to the several "variants of concern" that have already been found in at least 18 states, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. Some of these "variants of concern" had earlier been

Nuns heckled in UP train, Shah vows action

Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh)/Kottayam (Kerala), March 24: Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), who allegedly heckled and forced two nuns and two novices to get off a train in Jhansi district, are now in the midst of a major controversy. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday assured

Retired SCC officers can now use military ranks

New Delhi, March 24: The Defence Ministry has decided to allow retired Short Service Commission (SSC) officers of the Indian Army to use their military ranks, as applicable. The SSC officers, after completion of their mandated terms and conditions of service, had not been authorised to use their military ranks.

COVID-19: Centre asks states to restrict public observance of festivals, limit or stop gatherings

New Delhi, March 24: Amid a spike in COVID-19 infections in some parts of the country, the Centre on Wednesday asked states and union territories to consider imposing local restrictions in public observance of the upcoming festivals and limit or do away with mass gatherings for effective control of the

Give 3-day notice to Arnab in case of his arrest: HC to police

Mumbai, March 24: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Mumbai Police to give the advance notice of three days to Republic TV's editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami if it wanted to arrest him in the Television Rating Point (TRP) scam case. A bench of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pitale