Heat wave alert

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IMD Issues Heatwave Alert For Indian States

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an alert for several states of India, amid rising temperature. In Odisha, alert has been issued till April 15, asking people not to venture out in scorching heat. In addition, districts of Telangana also witnessed extreme rise in temperature, following which the IMD issued an orange alert. In Andhra Pradesh also, 32 Mandals are under alert. In 2023, Indian states will witness extreme summers… read-more

Wed, 12 Apr 2023 - 10:04 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: heatwave, Summers, IMD, Indian States, temperature rise

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

COVID-19 cases

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India COVID-19 Cases Rises With Over 1,500 New Cases

India is continuing to record a hike in the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, with `1,590 single-day cases. On March 25, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed 1,590 new cases, with six fatalities. With this, active cases is now at 8,601 and fatalities increased to 5,30,824, with daily positivity rate at 1.33%. The Union Health Department urged people to take precautions and follow the proper guidelines of COVID-19.

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 12:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Health Ministry, Coronavirus, Indian States, pandemic, Union Minister

Rainfall Alert

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IMD Issues Heavy To Very Heavy Rain Alert In Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a heavy to very heavy rainfall alert for states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha.  On August 10, Wednesday, a depression, lay above Odisha, which will cause heavy to very heavy rainfall in low-lying isolated regions of Indian states. Besides the aforementioned states, regions of Tamil Nadu, Nalgonda and Karnataka are also on alert for the rainfall in the states.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 01:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IMD, Rainfall alert, Madhya Pradesh, Low Depression, Indian States

Courtesy: Zee News India


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IMD Forecasts Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorms In Several States, Check Here

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted severe rainfall in some Tamil Nadu regions during the next four days. A heavy rainfall red alert has been issued in 11 districts of Kerala on August 3-4, after downpours and thunderstorms claimed six lives and wounded others. Several states, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh,… read-more

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IMD, weather forecast, HEAVY RAINFALL, Red Alert, Indian States

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Rajya Sabha Elections

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Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan Conduct Rajya Sabha Polls For 16 Seats

Four states, Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, and Rajasthan, are conducting polls for 16 Rajya Sabha seats, on June 10. The polls started at 9 am-to 4 pm, whereas the counting will begin at 5 pm. To observe smooth polling, the ECI appointed special observers and deployed security including videography of the exercise. Furthermore, approximately 57 Rajya Sabha seats were announced recently and all 41 candidates were elected unopposed.

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 - 01:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: rajya sabha elections, Seats, Indian States, voting, Indian Leaders

 Prahlad Joshi

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Union Minister Announces 122 Coal, Lignite Mines For Auction

Approximately 122 Coal and Lignite mines, spread over 11 states, including Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. On March 30, Union Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi announced the commercial auction.  He said, "This will provide employment opportunities to more than1.17 lakh people". Furthermore, this is the fifth tranche of auction, with the highest… read-more

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 10:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Coal Mines, union ministry, Prahlad Joshi, Auction, Indian States

Courtesy: ANI

Amit Shah

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Amit Shah Approves Rs 1,887.23 Central Assistance To 5 States

Five states Bihar (Rs 1,038.96 crore), Himachal Pradesh (Rs 21.37 crore), Rajasthan (Rs 292.51 crore), Sikkim (Rs 59.35 crore) and West Bengal (Rs 475.04 crore) received Rs 1,887.23 crores additional fund from the Central Government under the NDRF. Union Home Minister Amit Shah approved the funds during a high-level meeting, held on March 30.

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Amit Shah, Home Ministry, NDRF, Natural Disaster, Indian States

 School students

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Union Ministry Issues Fresh Guidelines For Schools Amid COVID-19

With the declining COVID-19 cases, many Indian states reopened schools for offline classes from February 1. In regard to this, the Union Education Ministry, issued fresh guidelines for schools and educational institutions, conducting primary classes.  New guidelines, eases mandatory parents approval norm, giving authority to respective state government to take a call on this. In addition, the new guidelines focused on "bridge courses" for… read-more

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, Covid-19 guidelines(43), Schools, Union government, Indian States

Courtesy: DNA India

 Election Commission of India

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EC Extends Rallies And Public Meetings Ban Till Feb 11

The Election Commission of India (EC,) on January 31, extended the ban on conducting roadshows and rallies till February 11. Concerned with the COVID-19 third wave, the ECI extended the ban in 5 poll bound states. Chief Election Commission officer Sushil Chandra and Commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Rajiv Kumar held a review meeting over COVID-19 situation. Notably, no election rallies, public gatherings and crowd is allowed during… read-more

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Election Commission Of India, Covid-19, Indian States, Elections, Ban

Courtesy: One India

IMD Rainfall Alerts

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IMD Issues Rainfall, Fog And Cold Wave Alert In Several Regions In India

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), issued rain alert in few states, till February 5. West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Manipur, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are to recieve moderate to light rainfall from January 31 to February 5. Besides, decreased temperature, cold waves and snowfall are expected in North India and Himalayan region, respectively till February 4. The weather forecast came amid the Western disturbance and… read-more

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 12:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Meteorological Department, snowfall, Winter Cold Wave, fog, Indian States, Himalaya

Courtesy: Live Mint