NEWS ON AIR http://newsonair.com/Default.aspx Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR Top News Former PM Dr Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi on Corona pandemic http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414541 NAT Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has written a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with Corona pandemic. Indian Railways is devoting all its resources for fighting COVID-19: Piyush Goyal http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414536 NAT Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has said that Indian Railways is devoting all its resources for fighting COVID-19. More than 12 crore 26 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in country so far http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414502 NAT India's vaccination drive against COVID-19 crossed another milestone with the administration of over 12 crore 26 lakh doses within 92 days of the World's largest vaccination programme. Nation registers over 2 lakh 61 thousand new cases in last 24 hours http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414514 NAT The nation registered highest surge in COVID cases with 2 lakh 61 thousand 500 new cases. The number of total active cases in the country further swelled up to comprise nearly 12.18 per cent of the total reported cases. PM Modi reviews COVID-19 situation in Varanasi http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414513 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasized on Test, Track and Treat strategy has to be adopted to win over the Covid-19 pandemic. NIA declares Rs 7 lakh reward on Madvi Hidma, leader of Maoist group involved in ambush in Sukma early this month http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414519 NAT The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has declared a reward of 7 lakh rupees for the arrest of Naxal leader Madvi Hidma. Union Health Secy writes to Central Ministries & PSUs to dedicate hospital beds for COVID-19 Management in states, UTs http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414529 NAT Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to all Central Ministries and Public Sector Undertakings under them to dedicate their Hospital beds for COVID19 Management in States and Union Territories. Centre sanctions 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Oxygen plants for installation in public health facilities in all States http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414516 NAT Health Ministry today said that 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption, PSA oxygen plants have been sanctioned by Government of India for installation in public health facilities in all States and these will augment medical oxygen capacity by over 154 Metric Tonnes. JEE Main Entrance Exam for 2021 postponed till further orders http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414518 NAT The National Testing Agency has postponed the April session exams of the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main for the year 2021. Production of Anti-Viral drug Remdesivir to be doubled to nearly 3 lakh vials per day in next 15 days, says Government http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414525 NAT Production of Anti-Viral drug Remdesivir will be doubled to nearly 3 lakh vials per day in the next 15 days. Innovative Tributes to Bravehearts competition organised by Gallantry Awards portal http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414524 NAT The Gallantry Awards portal has organised an Innovative Tributes to Bravehearts competition wherein it is inviting participants from all over India to recommend unique and innovative tributes to salute the Bravehearts of the nation. Vice Prez M Venkaiah Naidu pays tributes to Shri Ramanujacharya Ji on his Jayanti http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414515 NAT Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid tributes to the great philosopher, saint & social reformer, Shri Ramanujacharya Ji on his Jayanti today. Fifth phase of assembly elections in West Bengal records 78.36% voter turnout http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414504 NAT The Election Commission has said that 78.36 per cent polling has been recorded in the fifth phase of Assembly Elections in West Bengal. National climate vulnerability assessment identifies eight eastern states as highly vulnerable to Climate Change http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414501 NAT National climate vulnerability assessment has identifies eight eastern states as highly vulnerable to climate change. Railways to impose fine upto Rs 500 for not wearing face mask in trains and stations premises http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414457 NAT Railways will impose a fine of upto 500 rupees for not wearing face mask in trains and stations premises. Pharma companies reduce prices of Remdesivir injections after Centre's intervention http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414474 NAT The price of Remdesivir Injection has been reduced following government’s intervention. PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation in the country; Says, India can defeat corona pandemic again like last year http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414463 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that together India had defeated Covid-19 last year and the country can do it again, with the same principles but faster speed and coordination. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tests positive for COVID-19 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414492 NAT Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju has been tested positive for COVID-19. Centre with all stakeholders ensuring maximum oxygen production in India: Piyush Goyal http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414465 NAT Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal has said that Centre with all stakeholders is ensuring maximum oxygen production in India. Over 2.34 lakh new cases of COVID-19 reported in country in last 24 hrs http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414424 NAT India has achieved the landmark of administering over 12 crore doses of Covid vaccine to the beneficiaries so far. Centre asks States to plan & increase COVID hospitals to deal with the surge in cases http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414464 NAT Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has exhorted the States to plan in advance and increase COVID hospitals, beds with oxygen supply facility and other relevant infrastructure to deal with the surge in COVID cases. Chief Seer of Juna Akhara ends Kumba Mela after PM's appeal http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414475 NAT Swami Avdeshanand Acharya Mahamandaleswar of Juna Akhara has said that the people of India and their survival is the first priority and in view of the rising cases of Covid-19, the Juna Akhara have immersed all the deities who were installed for Kumbh. Centre asks States, UTs to ensure hassle free movement of Oxygen carrying vehicles http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414393 NAT The Centre has asked all States and Union Territories to ensure hassle-free inter and intra-state movement of Vehicles carrying Medical Oxygen. PM Modi expresses grief on passing away of leading lawyer KJ Shethna http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414466 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief on the passing away of leading lawyer and legal scholar KJ Shethna. PM Modi reviews medical oxygen supply in the country; Directs to increase production to meet growing demands http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414375 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a comprehensive review to ensure adequate supply of medical oxygen in the country. Railways Ministry approves to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen container trucks on Roll-on roll-off basis http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414431 NAT Indian Railways has given in-principle approval to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen container trucks on Roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) basis. PM Modi pays homage to former PM Chandra Shekhar on his Jayanti http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414455 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid homage to former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar on his Jayanti. Assembly Election 2021: PM Modi addresses rally in West Bengal's Asansol http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414451 NAT Senior BJP leader Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing an election rally in Asansol of Paschim Bardhaman district today,has alleged that in the past decade, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has been standing as the wall against development of the state. PM Modi appeals to keep further processions of Kumbh Mela symbolic in wake of Covid-19 Pandemic http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414442 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appealed to keep further processions of Kumbh Mela as symbolic in the wake of Covid19 Pandemic. Ten states account for over 79% of new cases http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414446 NAT Government has said that more than 79 per cent of new Covid 19 cases have been reported in ten states. Government stresses on providing equity in access to Covid-19 vaccines to mitigate impact of coronavirus pandemic http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414443 NAT Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harshvardhan has stressed on providing equity in access to Covid-19 vaccines to mitigate the impact of corona virus pandemic. CISCE defers class10th and 12 board examination http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414406 NAT In light of the nationwide surge in COVID19 cases, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has deferred the Board Examinations for Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class 10th and Indian School Certificate (ISC) Class 12th. Govt ramping up medical infrastructure to deal with Covid pandemic, says Health Minister http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414361 NAT Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said the government is continuously ramping up its medical infrastructure to deal with COVID-19 pandemic. Centre advises Union Ministries and their PSUs to dedicate hospital beds for COVID-19 Management in states, UTs http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414362 NAT Union Health Ministry has advised Central Ministries and their PSUs to dedicate their Hospital beds for COVID19 Management in States and Union Territories. Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference 2021 concluded in New Delhi http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414422 NAT The Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference 2021, themed ‘Reorienting for the Future’ concluded at Air headquarters in New Delhi on Friday. UK grants approval for extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414396 NAT UK Home Ministry has approved the extradition of fugitive Nirav Modi. CBI officials confirmed it. In February this year, a UK court had ordered extradition of Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India in a Bank scam case. Union Home Secretary reviews COVID-19 situation in Chhattisgarh, UP http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414384 NAT Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Friday chaired high-level meeting and reviewed the status of COVID19 in Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. EC orders Candidates and political parties shall ensure absolute adherence to covid guidelines in letter and spirit http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414410 NAT The Election Commission has ordered that Candidates and political parties shall ensure absolute adherence to covid guidelines in letter and spirit. Govt to double Covaxin production by May-June http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414403 NAT The current production capacity of indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine will be doubled by Ma- June this year and then increased nearly 6 to 7 fold by July - August this year. Serum Institute of India requests US to lift ban on export of raw material required for production of Covishield http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414395 NAT Serum Institute of India has requested United States to lift ban on export of raw material required for production of Covishield. Fourth West Zone meeting of Rajya Sainik Boards held in New Delhi http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414394 NAT The fourth West Zone meeting of Rajya Sainik Boards, RSBs was held through video conferencing in New Delhi today. Prakash Javadekar tests positive for COVID -19 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414392 NAT Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has tested positive for COVID -19. He has urged all those who have come in contact with him in the last 2-3 days to get tested. Govt is taking every necessary step to accelerate production facilities of Remdesivir: Sadananda Gowda http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414388 NAT Chemical and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Friday said that Government is taking every necessary step to accelerate the production facilities of Remdesivir, it's capacity enhancement and availability. Govt clears Rs 110 cr ROPAX jetty project on Dhamra river in Odisha http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414383 NAT Centre has approved over 50 crore rupees for developing all-weather ROPAX, Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger Jetty and allied infrastructure connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district and Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative. Vice President expresses grief on passing away of Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414381 NAT Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has expressed grief on the passing away of renowned Radiologist, Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao today. Education Minister launches World 1st affordable and long-lasting hygiene product DuroKea Series http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414380 NAT Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Friday launched World 1st affordable and long-lasting hygiene product DuroKea Series. National level climate vulnerability assessment report to be released tomorrow http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414377 NAT A national level climate vulnerability assessment report will be released tomorrow. The report is titled ‘Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation Planning in India Using a Common Framework’. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Randeep Singh Surjewala test positive for Covid 19 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414374 NAT The leader of Shiromani Akali Dal, Member of Parliament and former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has tested positive for Covid 19. 100 new hospitals to have their own oxygen plant under PM-CARES fund: Govt http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414339 NAT Union Health Ministry has said that 100 Hospitals in the country will have their own Oxygen plants under Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund. EAM S Jaishankar and Maldivian Foreign Minister discuss bilateral, regional & international issues of mutual interest http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414372 NAT The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives Abdulla Shahid met External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar today on the second day of his two day visit to India. Will continue to operate all its trains, assures Railway Board Chairman http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414369 NAT Railway Board Chairman Suneet Sharma has assured everyone that Indian Railways will continue to operate all its trains and there is no reason for anyone to believe in rumours. IMD projects normal rainfall in country this year during monsoon season http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414364 NAT India will receive normal rainfall this year during the monsoon season. Science, Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Dr. Harshvardhan today informed that the country will receive normal rainfall during the southwest monsoon season which extends from June to September. Over 11 crore 72 lakh doses of Covid vaccine administered in country so far http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414315 NAT Over 11 crore 72 lakh 23 thousand doses of Covid vaccine have been administered to the beneficiaries in the country so far. Centre approves transfer of Covaxin technology from Bharat Biotech to Haffkine Institute http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414353 NAT Centre has approved the transfer of Covaxin technology from Bharat Biotech to Haffkine Institute. Govt simplifies process to re-issue OCI cards http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414347 NAT Government has decided to simplify the process to re-issue Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards. Currently, the OCI card is required to be re-issued each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age. All Centrally protected monuments, sites & museums under ASI closed till May 15 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414336 NAT In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the Centre has decided to close all the Centrally Protected Monuments, Sites and Museums under Archaeological Survey of India with immediate effect. Centre asks states to undertake publicity & awareness activity to sensitize public to mitigate panic buying http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414341 NAT Centre has asked states and Union Territories to undertake publicity and awareness activity and sensitize the public at large to address their concerns to mitigate panic buying of essential supplies. Piyush Goyal chairs first meeting of National Startup Advisory Council http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414337 NAT Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today chaired the first meeting of the National Startup Advisory Council. Govt decides to simplify process for re-issue of OCI cards http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414334 NAT Government has decided to simplify the process for re-issue of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards. Central Railways so far run 76 summer special trains towards destinations in North and East http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414326 NAT To cater to the extra rush of passengers in the ensuing summer, apart from regular special trains Central Railway has so far run 76 summer special trains towards destinations in North and East during the period from 7.4.2021 to 15.4.2021 from Mumbai/Pune/Solapur area. Northeast destined to play leading role in New India: Dr Jitendra Singh http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414324 NAT Minister for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh has said that Northeast is destined to play a leading role in New India. Lok Sabha Speaker to chair virtual meet on COVID19 situation on Monday http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414323 NAT Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will chair a virtual meeting of the Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies in the country on Monday over the COVID-19 situation. Secretary MeitY inaugurates three new initiatives of NIXI http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414321 NAT Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Ajay Prakash Sawhney today inaugurated three path breaking initiatives for National Internet Exchange of India, NIXI. Indian consulate advises Haj pilgrims to take covid-19 vaccine immediately on their own http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414320 NAT Indian consulate advised the Haj pilgrims -2021 to take their first covid-19 vaccine immediately on their own; then they can take a second dose before departure to Haj Yatra. Campaigning concludes for by-polls to two LS seats, 12 Assembly Constituencies http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414317 NAT The election campaign ended this evening for the By-Elections to two Lok Sabha seats including Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and Belgaum in Karnataka along with 12 Assembly Constituencies spread over Nine states. India looking towards kick-starting hydrogen ecosystem development: Dharmendra Pradhan http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414300 NAT Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said that India is looking towards kick-starting the hydrogen ecosystem development. Defence Minister asks IAF to draw up long term strategies to counter future threats http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414298 NAT Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Indian Air Force to draw up long term plans and strategies for capability enhancement to counter future threats Union Home Secy holds high level meeting to review COVID-19 status in Madhya Pradesh http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414296 NAT Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla today held a high level meeting to review the status of COVID-19 and public health measures taken by Madhya Pradesh. DCGI to take decisions on usage of foreign COVID vaccines within 3-days of their application http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414291 NAT Central Drug Regulator, DCGI will now take decisions on usage of foreign COVID vaccines in the country within three days of their application. Sufficient stock of medical oxygen available, assures Centre to States http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414274 NAT Amid the growing demands of medical oxygen in the country, the government has assured that sufficient stocks of oxygen are available in the country. NEET-Postgraduate examination postponed; next date to be decided later http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414314 NAT The Government today decided to postpone the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - Postgraduate (NEET -PG) examination-2021 in view of surge in COVID-19 cases. Self- Reliance is the key-highlight of New Education Policy: Education Minister http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414294 NAT Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has stressed on the need to provide education that could make one self-reliant. Housing & Urban Affairs Minister launches EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414292 NAT Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge through video conferencing. PM Modi says government is committed to ensure adequate availability of COVID vaccines in the country http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414257 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that the government is committed to ensuring adequate availability of COVID vaccines in the country. Country reports over two lakh fresh COVID cases today http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414273 NAT Corona cases are increasing rapidly in the country. The rapid rise in the Covid-19 cases has increased the active caseloads in the several States and Union Territories. As a result, the recovery rate is continuously declining in India. Over one crore 28 lakh vaccine doses administered under Teeka Utsav http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414278 NAT India has been scaling multiple peaks in its effort to vaccinate vulnerable sections of its population against the COVID-19 virus. Govt rejects claimed that lockdown will be imposed across country between 15th to 30th April http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414283 NAT Government today termed as fake a picture doing rounds on various social media platforms in which it is being claimed that lockdown will be imposed across the country between 15 to 30 April. PM Modi greets people on occasion of Poyla Boishak http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414263 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted people on the occasion of Poyla Boishak. In a tweet today, Mr. Modi said, the love of life and fervor of celebration that one sees in the people of Bengal are truly heartening. Agriculture Ministry signs MoU with Microsoft for a pilot project in 100 villages of six states to raise farmers income http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414253 NAT Union Agriculture Ministry has signed an MoU with Microsoft for a pilot project in 100 villages of six states. This project will carry out various tasks for the betterment of farmers in the selected villages, which will enhance their income. Govt cancels CBSE Exam for Class 10th; postpones Class 12th exams; PM Modi says well-being of students is top priority of govt http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414200 NAT The government has postponed CBSE Board Exams for class 12th and exams for class 10th stands cancelled. VP M Venkaiah Naidu and PM Modi interact with Governors and LGs on COVID-19 situation in country http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414171 NAT Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has asked Governors to collaborate actively with Chief Ministers in the fight against COVID-19. He added, they can provide guidance to the state governments on crafting a more effective strategy Indian Navy deploys its surface and air assets for search and rescue of missing fishermen at sea off coast of Mangalore http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414249 NAT Indian Navy has deployed its surface and air assets for the search and rescue of missing fishermen at sea off the coast of Mangalore. Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses election rally at Matigara in Darjeeling district of West Bengal http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414246 NAT Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressed an election rally at Matigara in Darjeeling district this evening. Fund raising through public issues witnesses 115 per cent rise, Assets under Mutual Fund Industry jump by 41 per cent to Rs 31.43 lakh crore in fiscal 2020-21 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414237 NAT Despite the uncertainty prevailing in the financial year 2020-21 owing to COVID-19 pandemic, fundraising was better than that in the previous fiscal year for both Public Issues and Rights Issues. Nation remembers Chief Architect of Indian Constitution Babsaheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414169 NAT The Nation is remembering chief architect of Indian Constitution Dr. B R Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary today. Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launches Aahaar Kranti mission to spread awareness about nutrition http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414222 NAT Government has launched Aahaar Kranti, a mission dedicated to spread awareness about nutrition. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches Online Grievance Management Portal of National Commission for Scheduled Castes http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414241 NAT Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today launched the Online Grievance Management Portal of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes. Centre approves increase in production of Remdesivir and reducing its prices http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414224 NAT Government has decided to increase production and supply of Remdesivir and also to reduce its prices in the country. Principal Scientific Adviser to Govt, Prof. K Vijay Raghavan launches MANAS App to promote wellbeing across age groups http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414232 NAT Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, Prof. K Vijay Raghavan has launched the MANAS App to promote wellbeing across age groups. MANAS. Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog sign agreement with Dassault Systemes Foundation http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414225 NAT Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog today signed an agreement with Dassault Systemes Foundation to jointly work towards providing a digitally rich ecosystem of Innovation among aspiring young minds across the country. Films Division pays tribute to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary today http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414173 NAT Films Division is paying tribute to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the great social reformer-scholar and the prime architect of the Indian Constitution on his 130th birth anniversary today by screening a biographical documentary on his life and works. Country reports Over One Lakh 84 thousand new cases of COVID-19 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414195 NAT The country has reported 1,84,372 new COVID19 cases in the last 24 hours. With this, total cases have reached 1,38,73,825. Self-reliant India can be achieved by active contribution of youth: PM Modi http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414202 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the National Education Policy of 2020 as a futuristic policy in accordance with the global parameters. Union Environment Minister urges leaders of developed countries to ensure availability of technology & resources to other nations http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414208 NAT Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has urged leaders of developed countries to ensure availability of technology and resources to other nations to aid their fight against climate change. Actor Ashok Saraf appeals all eligible beneficiaries to take vaccine against Covid-19 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414198 NAT Well-known actor Ashok Saraf has appealed all eligible beneficiaries to come foward and take jabs of vaccine against Covid-19. VP M Venkaiah Naidu pays tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414197 NAT Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today paid tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. President Ram Nath Kovind greets people on Tamizh Puthandu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha, Vaisakhadi festivals http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414191 NAT President Ram Nath Kovind has greeted people on Tamizh Puthandu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha and Vaisakhadi, which will be celebrated in different parts of the country today and tomorrow. PM Modi pays rich tributes to Dr. Ambedkar on his 130th Birth Anniversary http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414184 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid rich tributes to Bharat Ratna awardee Babsaheb Dr. Ambedkar on his 130th Birth Anniversary. Govt has no plan to impose countrywide lockdown amid spike in Corona cases: FM http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414170 NAT Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the Government has no plans of imposing countrywide lockdown amid the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the country. Corona pandemic presented opportunity to reshape world order and to reorient thinking: PM Modi http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414172 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented an opportunity to reshape the world order and to reorient the thinking. PM Modi extends his best wishes for holy month of Ramzan http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414165 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his best wishes for the holy month of Ramzan. PM Modi interacts with Intel CEO through video conferencing http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414164 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi today Interacted with Chief Executive Officer of Intel, Pat Gelsinger through video conferencing. NHAI decides to deploy NSV to enhance quality of National Highways http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414163 NAT National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to deploy Network Survey Vehicle, NSV to enhance the quality of the National Highways in the country. Over 11 Cr COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in country so far http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414162 NAT Over 11 crore 10 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far in the country. PM Modi extends his best wishes for Ramzan http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414160 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his best wishes for the holy month of Ramzan. Vice President, Prime Minister to interact with Governors over COVID-19 pandemic tomorrow http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414159 NAT Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Governors and Lieutenant Governors tomorrow over COVID-19 pandemic. PM Modi inaugurates 6th Edition of prestigious Raisina Dialogue http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414107 NAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented an opportunity to reshape the world order and to reorient the thinking. Siachen Warriors celebrate 37th Siachen Day with tremendous zeal, enthusiasm http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414156 NAT The Siachen Warriors celebrated the 37th Siachen Day with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm today. Approvals accorded under PLI Scheme for Promotion of Domestic Manufacturing of critical KSMs and APIs in country http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414155 NAT Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers today accorded approvals to 16 applicants under Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Promotion of Domestic Manufacturing of critical Key Starting Materials or Drug Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the country. Over 40 lakh doses of Covid vaccine administered on second day of Teeka Utsav across country http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414099 NAT India's COVID vaccination drive has gained remarkable momentum after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to observe Teeka Utsav from 11th to 14th of this month. India, EU's partnership can emerge as model of good governance, growth & development: Piyush Goyal http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414150 NAT Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal today said that the partnership of India and European Union- EU can emerge as a model of good governance, growth and development. Piyush Goyal inaugurates e-SANTA, an electronic marketplace for aqua farmers http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414131 NAT Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal inaugurated e-SANTA today. e-SANTA is an electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and buyers. Eliminating TB from India to have deeper ramifications for whole world: Dr. Harshvardhan http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414151 NAT Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today said that eliminating Tuberculosis- TB from India is not only important for the country but also has much deeper ramifications for the whole world. NCDC secures Rs 600 cr loan from Deutsche Bank http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414147 NAT The National Cooperative Development Corporation, NCDC has secured 600 crore rupees loan from Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest bank, for onward lending to cooperatives in the country. BIS played important role in growth of country: Consumer Affairs Secy http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414146 NAT Consumer Affairs Secretary Leena Nandan has said that Bureau of Indian Standards, BIS have achieved many milestones in its journey of development and played an important role in the growth of the country. NITI Aayog launches ‘Poshan Gyan’, a digital repository on health, nutrition http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414143 NAT NITI Aayog, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University today launched Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition. EdCIL pays highest ever dividend of Rs 12.5 Cr for 2019-20 http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414142 NAT EdCIL (India) Limited, a Mini Ratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprises under Ministry of Education, paid a highest ever dividend of 12.5 Crore rupees for the year 2019-20. Centre fast-tracks emergency approvals for foreign COVID19 vaccines http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414129 NAT The Central Government is fast-tracking the emergency use approvals for foreign vaccines. Centre rules out any shortage of Covid19 vaccine in the country http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414138 NAT The Centre has ruled out any shortage of Covid-19 vaccine in the country underlining that the problem is not vaccine availability but of better planning in the States for vaccination. Country reports over 1.61 lakh fresh COVID cases http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=414112 NAT The number of total active cases of COVID-19 in the country further swelled up today to comprise nearly 9.24 per cent of the total reported cases.