Israel-Palestine conflict: Netanyahu is in full command

Newsroom24x7 Network Sporadic violence between Israelis and Palestinians continuing since mid-April with the start of the month of Ramzan, escalated this past Friday in Jerusalem at a sacred religious site for Muslims and Jews. Saturday, Hamas militants fired a barrage of rockets on Israeli targets from the Gaza strip leading to retaliatory air strikes by… Read More Israel-Palestine conflict: Netanyahu is in full command

Ajit Sonakia symbolised the best of Indian Forest Service

Lalit Shastri Ajit was a dear dear friend. He was one of the finest human beings and the most dedicated Indian Forest Service Officers I have come across. He lived within his means and believed firmly in the tenet “justice with fairness”. He lived with a purpose and his commitment to enforcement of the law… Read More Ajit Sonakia symbolised the best of Indian Forest Service

Converting even half chances will be the key to success: Women hockey striker Lalremsiami

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Women’s Hockey striker Lalremsiami, has a mantra for team’s success and that is to convert even the half chances into goals. She  feels  that  Indian team’s focus  while preparing for the Tokyo Olympics is on creating more goal scoring opportunities . Talking to Hockey India in Bengaluru the 21-year old striker asserted that the… Read More Converting even half chances will be the key to success: Women hockey striker Lalremsiami

DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), Hyderabad. Clinical trial results have shown that this molecule helps in faster recovery of… Read More DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use

Indian hockey team captains promise better showing at the Tokyo Olympics

 Harpal Singh Bedi  New Delhi: Hockey Captains Manpreet Singh  and Rani Rampaul have  exuded confidence that their teams will  perform  well at the  Tokyo Olympics.Though the Indian Team Captains expressed their disappointment over not being able to travel for tours in the coming weeks due to the travel restrictions, they insisted  that the players continue… Read More Indian hockey team captains promise better showing at the Tokyo Olympics

Reliance Industries to become India’s largest producer of medical grade liquid oxygen from single location

Newsroom24x7 Network • RIL PRODUCES OVER 11% OF INDIA’S TOTAL PRODUCTION OF MEDICAL GRADE LIQUID OXYGEN – MEETING THE NEEDS OF NEARLY EVERY ONE IN TEN PATIENTS• RIL RAMPS UP PRODUCTION OF MEDICAL GRADE LIQUID OXYGEN FROM NEAR- ZERO TO 1000 MT PER DAY FREE OF CHARGE• 1000 MT OF OXYGEN TO MEET THE NEEDS… Read More Reliance Industries to become India’s largest producer of medical grade liquid oxygen from single location

Supreme Court strikes down reservation for Marathas in Maharashtra

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday 5 May passed an order which says that no extraordinary circumstances were made out by the Maharashtra Government in granting separate reservation of Maratha Community by exceeding the 50 per cent ceiling limit of reservation. The Act, 2018 violates the principle of equality as enshrined in… Read More Supreme Court strikes down reservation for Marathas in Maharashtra

Mamata takes oath as West Bengal CM for the 3rd time

Newsroom24x7 Network Kolkata: After a sweeping victory in the general election to the West Bengal State Assembly and in the backdrop of post-poll violence that has shaken the entire nation, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was on Wednesday 5 May 2021 sworn-in as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term. Governor Jagdeep… Read More Mamata takes oath as West Bengal CM for the 3rd time

Bengal is burning: Centre should invoke Article 356, take over law and order

Newsroom24x7 Network Bengal is burning. It has to be saved from the orgy of violence let loose by Trinamool Congress supporters after Mamata Banerjee’s party swept the Assembly polls.The Lutyen journalists and the so-called liberals are maintaining an eerie silence on this. The Centre should invoke provisions under Article 356 and the Governor should take… Read More Bengal is burning: Centre should invoke Article 356, take over law and order

Setback for Mamata: EC turns down demand for recounting of Nandigram votes

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: In the matter of recounting in Nandigram Assembly Constituency where the Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was a candidate, the Election Commission of India has given the order that the Returning Officer is the Final Authority under Law The ECI said in a statement on Tuesday 4 May that certain sections… Read More Setback for Mamata: EC turns down demand for recounting of Nandigram votes

Jotting of a distinguished scientist who should have headed India’s Space Programme

Newsroom24x7 Network After closely watching the achievements and also investigating the major causes behind successive failures of ISRO during the last one decade, Newsroom24x7 is saying with full conviction what we have underscored in the above heading. We are maintaining total objectivity and saying this keeping national interest in absolute focus. We are republishing a… Read More Jotting of a distinguished scientist who should have headed India’s Space Programme

COVID pandemic: For how long the deprived can stay at home?

Lalit Shastri Notwithstanding the losses being suffered by Industry, trade and commerce, let’s not turn a blind eye to the fact that all cannot earn their bread staying at home. What about the daily wage earners….what about the marginalised and the deprived who work in the unorganised sector…what about those who lack even the basic… Read More COVID pandemic: For how long the deprived can stay at home?

Assembly Polls: Victory for Mamata in West Bengal, BJP in Assam and Puducherry, LDF in Kerala and DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party, the ruling party at the Centre, has been beaten squarely by the All India Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee in the general election to the West Bengal Assembly. This is AITC’s third consecutive victory in Bengal Assembly election. Till 7 pm on Sunday 2 May 2021, AITC… Read More Assembly Polls: Victory for Mamata in West Bengal, BJP in Assam and Puducherry, LDF in Kerala and DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles death of Rohit Sardana

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top politicians, TV personalities and people across India have expressed shock, grief and offered their condolences on the demise of popular TV anchor and journalist Rohit Sardana, who was suffering from COVID. In a tweet, the PM said: “Rohit Sardana left us too soon. Full of energy,… Read More Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles death of Rohit Sardana

Biden Administration and sudden onset of humanitarian concern for India

Rajiv Lochan “भय बिनु प्रीत न होय गोपाला” (there is no love or affection without fear) You would have noticed the sudden onset of humanitarian concern in the Biden Administration for India. All of a sudden America is once again full of love and affection for the Indian people. This is not the result of… Read More Biden Administration and sudden onset of humanitarian concern for India

COVID pandemic, vaccines and India: Biden administration has understood the importance of mutuality of purpose

Newsroom24x7 Network Within days of an exclusive report by PB Jayakumar published on 22 April by Business Today underscoring “Mumbai headquartered pharma and nutraceutical specialty ingredient maker VAV Lifesciences and its subsidiary VAV Lipids was going to supply highly purified ‘synthetic phospholipids’ required for vaccine manufacturing in US”, the US President Joe Biden had to… Read More COVID pandemic, vaccines and India: Biden administration has understood the importance of mutuality of purpose

Why the District Magistrate should be sacked

Newsroom24x7 Network A video showing a District Magistrate’s tyranny and his brutal and unlawful behaviour towards the hosts and guests at a wedding function, when they had overstepped the time limit permitted under prohibitory orders for COVID, has gone viral on social networks and people are cursing the officer without end. When a gentleman approached… Read More Why the District Magistrate should be sacked

Department of Space committed himalyan blunder by losing the services of Tapan Misra

Newsroom24x7 Network Unfortunately, ISRO frittered away the advantage of the technology leadership of RISAT. It is a classic example how leadership failed ISRO in seizing technology leadership Tapan Misra, Distinguished Scientist Newsroom24x7 has been following closely the happenings and exposing the irregularities and a series of failures, all linked to leadership deficit in Indian Space… Read More Department of Space committed himalyan blunder by losing the services of Tapan Misra

COVID -19 Pandemic: Pressure mounts from different sectors on GoI and RBI on OTR of all loans

Lalit Shastri The One-Time Restructuring, (OTR), was intended to provide relief to industry and help overcome the economic crisis due to COVID-19. To provide relief, it is imperative to first understand the concerns, as all industries have their own nuances, which has not been done by the Kamath Committee. This Committee only met with representatives… Read More COVID -19 Pandemic: Pressure mounts from different sectors on GoI and RBI on OTR of all loans

Hockey India mourns death of former international umpire Suresh Thakur

Harpal Singh Bedi  New Delhi: Hockey India on Saturday mourned the death of former international umpire  Suresh Kumar Thakur, The 51-year old Thakur passed away  in Mohali, Punjab on  Friday due to covid-related complications.  Thakur had officiated in several  international tournaments including the Four Nation Tournament in Hamburg (Germany) and the Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.  He  also… Read More Hockey India mourns death of former international umpire Suresh Thakur

Sachin wins, India finishes with 11 medals including eight-gold at Youth World Boxing Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Young pugilist Sachin came up with a flawless performance to win the 56kg title and the  unprecedented eighth gold for India   a day after all seven women swept the top honours at the Youth World Boxing Championship in Kielce, Poland With Sachin’s gold, a 20-member contingent finished the championship  with  eight gold… Read More Sachin wins, India finishes with 11 medals including eight-gold at Youth World Boxing Championships

Saudi Arabia includes Ramayana and Mahabharata in school curriculum

Newsroom24x7 Network Nouf Almarwaai, who resides in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, has been honoured with a ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service by the President of India. She is the first Saudi Yogacharya, and founder of Saudi Yoga & Nouf Academy. Her tweet informing about the inclusion of Ramayan and Mahabharat in Saudi Arabia’s new Vision2030 &… Read More Saudi Arabia includes Ramayana and Mahabharata in school curriculum

Surge in COVID-19 cases: IAF airlifting oxygen containers, essential medicines & medical equipment

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) has swung into action by carrying out sorties from various parts of the country to airlift oxygen containers, cylinders, essential medicines, equipment required for setting up and sustaining COVID hospitals and facilities in the fight against fresh surge in COVID-19 cases. The IAF Transport aircraft and helicopters… Read More Surge in COVID-19 cases: IAF airlifting oxygen containers, essential medicines & medical equipment

Earth Day April 22: Shivaliks can be a green oasis with fruit trees

Maj Gen Goverdhan Singh Jamwal (Retd) On this Earth Day let’s pledge to grow more trees. We are lucky to have Shivaliks  which have over 130 Centimetres rainfall every year but the entire rainfall water flows down across the International border within 2 to 3 hours. Shivaliks can be a green Oasis with fruit trees,… Read More Earth Day April 22: Shivaliks can be a green oasis with fruit trees

Boxing: Historic performance by women pugilists as India wins seven gold medals at AIBA Youth World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: It was Indian women’s show all the way. Seven of them were finals and all of them finished  with a Gold each and in the process  they created history at the  AIBA Youth s World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland on Thursday. The  finalists –Gitika (48kg) Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg),… Read More Boxing: Historic performance by women pugilists as India wins seven gold medals at AIBA Youth World Championships

DMK’s vulgarity is legendary

Ram Ramkumar In this video, we have  Senthamizhan Seeman,leader of Tamil Nadu party,  Naam Tamizhar, which means “We Are Tamils”,  railing against the vulgar casteism of the Dravidian barbarians. “You are willing to accept Muslims and Christians in Tamil Nadu as true Tamils, although they have been here only a few centuries. But abuse brahmins who… Read More DMK’s vulgarity is legendary

COVID-19 vaccination: 13.5 crore people covered in India till 22 April

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The total vaccinations across the country has crossed more than 13.5 crore mark today with more than 30 lakh vaccine doses administered till 8 pm. The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 13,53,46,729 as per the 8 pm provisional report today. These include 92, 41, 384 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) who have… Read More COVID-19 vaccination: 13.5 crore people covered in India till 22 April

22 die in COVID facility due to oxygen leak in Nashik

Newsroom24x7 Network Nashik/Mumbai: Twenty two patients have died due to a leak in the oxygen tank at Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital in Nashik in Maharashtra.According to the district Collector Suraj Mandhare, most of those who died at the civic hospital in Nashik on 21 April 2021 were on ventillator. It was around 1100 hours when a glitch… Read More 22 die in COVID facility due to oxygen leak in Nashik

Tata Motors should apologise; demand intensifies for withdrawal of controversial video

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal/Jabalpur: Sanatan Mission has written a letter to N Chandrasekaran Non-Executive Director and Chairman Board of Tata Sons drawing attention to the objectionable video released by Tata Motors and is now circulating on social networks. In Jabalpur, Shaheed Samman Samiti, nationalist organisation also joined Sanatan Mission on Tuesday in asking Tata Motors to… Read More Tata Motors should apologise; demand intensifies for withdrawal of controversial video

We have to save the country from lockdown: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday 20 April 2021 addressed the nation on the COVID-19 situation and said “in today’s situation, we have to save the country from lockdown”. The PM especially told the States to try and avoid lockdown and ensure they use lockdown as the “last option”. According to… Read More We have to save the country from lockdown: Narendra Modi

Everyone above 18 will be eligible to get vaccinated against Covid-19 from 1st May

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Government of India has decided to allow vaccination to everyone above the age of 18 from 1 May 2021. This was decided at a meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi. The PM said that the Government has been working hard fot over a year to ensure that maximum number of Indians… Read More Everyone above 18 will be eligible to get vaccinated against Covid-19 from 1st May

50 COVID-19 isolation coaches with 800 beds ready at Shakur Basti Station in Delhi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: 50 COVID-19 isolation coaches with 800 beds ready at Shakur Basti Station & 25 coaches will be available at Anand Vihar Station in Delhi. This was announced on Sunday 18 April by Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways. He also underscored Railways can setup more than 3 lakh isolation beds across… Read More 50 COVID-19 isolation coaches with 800 beds ready at Shakur Basti Station in Delhi

Sanatan Mission asks Tata Motors to apologise and withdraw from public domain its video showing driver as Hindu and in poor light

Newsroom24x7 Network Sanatan Mission has echoed the sentiments and feelings of the Hindus and followers of Sanatan dharma and condemned in strong terms a video produced by Tata Motors depicting a driver as a Hindu and showing him in poor light. Founder of Sanatan Mission Lalit Shastri, who is also popular as Guru Lalitendra, has… Read More Sanatan Mission asks Tata Motors to apologise and withdraw from public domain its video showing driver as Hindu and in poor light

Gunman kills 8 in Indianapolis; Sikh community members among those killed and injured

Newsroom 24×7 Network Saturday daybreak in India brought the shocking news of mass slaughter in Indianapolis USA. A social network broke the news with the following newsreport : “Police responded just after 11 p.m. (US time) to reports of shots fired. Upon arriving at the facility, “the situation was over,” said Craig McCartt, deputy chief… Read More Gunman kills 8 in Indianapolis; Sikh community members among those killed and injured

India for united, democratic and sovereign Afghanistan

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: India is of the view that the Afghan peace process should be Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled. Any political settlement must be inclusive and should preserve the socio-economic and political gains of the past 19 years. India supports a united, democratic and sovereign Afghanistan. india is deeply concerned about the increase in… Read More India for united, democratic and sovereign Afghanistan

GoI issues Regulatory Pathways for foreign produced COVID-19 Vaccines

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: In a delayed move, the Union Government on 13 April 2021 approved the fast-tracking of regulatory system for COVID-19 vaccines approved for restricted use by the US FDA, EMA, UK MHRA, PMDA Japan or those that are listed in WHO Emergency Use Listing (EUL). This decision will no doubt lead to… Read More GoI issues Regulatory Pathways for foreign produced COVID-19 Vaccines

MP registers 13.4% week-on-week increase in new COVID cases

Newsroom24x7 Network The Centre has flagged critical bottlenecks in the response to COVID in Madhya Pradesh. These include – shortage of beds in general and oxygenated beds in particular and other hospital infrastructure. To prevent surge in cases and prevent mortality, the State has been asked to curb non-essential movement of large groups of people… Read More MP registers 13.4% week-on-week increase in new COVID cases

Hockey Olympics: Indian Captains Manpreet, Rani confident of podium finish

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Ace midfielder Manpreet Singh and versatile striker Rani Rampaul   have exuded confidence  that   given  spirited displays since the resumption of the international calendar,  both Men’s and women’s  sides can finish on the podium during the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. On current form, Indian men’s  side led by  Manpreet’s side. looks favourite for… Read More Hockey Olympics: Indian Captains Manpreet, Rani confident of podium finish

Zorawar Singh – the legendary General of Jammu and Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 remembers Zorawar Singh, the legendary General of Maharaja Gulab Singh – the Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir, on his 235th Anniversary (b.13 April 1786, in a Dogra family in village Kahlur, now Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh). Every Indian citizen should cherish the memory and legacy of this great warrior who will always be… Read More Zorawar Singh – the legendary General of Jammu and Kashmir

Watch out: Don’t fall for alarmist message about COVID-19 vaccines on Social Networks

Newsroom24x7 Network A web link now floating freely on social networks will obviously spread confusion about the efficacy and usefulness of vaccines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The matter in question is a news item titled “Top vaccine scientist warns the world: HALT all covid-19 vaccinations immediately, or “uncontrollable monster” will be unleashed We… Read More Watch out: Don’t fall for alarmist message about COVID-19 vaccines on Social Networks

3 Al-Badr terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Network Srinagar: On a specific input generated by Shopian Police about the presence of terrorists in orchards of Reban Bandpawa area of Shopian, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 34RR and 178Bn CRPF on Saturday 10 April. During the search operation, when it was confirmed that terrorists were present there,… Read More 3 Al-Badr terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Kashmir

De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Harpal Singh Bedi MYTH-BUSTING: Indian Cricket Behind the Headlines By Gulu Ezekiel Price: Rs 295  Rupa Publications  There is a myth that Cricket in India  gained popularity after winning the 1983 World Cup as the victory  was directly  beamed to the drawing rooms of  millions of people back home and they felt elated and proud watching Kapil Dev and… Read More De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Voting held in 1.5 lakh Polling Stations across 475 Assembly Constituencies

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry that went for single-phase Assembly polls on Tuesday, recorded about 70, 65, and 78 per cent voting till 6 pm, according to the Election Commission. With Tuesday’s polling, the voting process has concluded in three States – Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry. The… Read More Voting held in 1.5 lakh Polling Stations across 475 Assembly Constituencies

Israel-Palestine conflict: Hamas facilities razed to the ground

Newsroom24x7 Network Tel Aviv: Israel killed a number of senior Hamas military figures Wednesday 12 May and pounded three multistory towers as it hammered the Gaza Strip with airstrikes. The towers razed to the ground by Israel housed Hamas facilities.  Hamas militants in the territory also have been firing rocket on different parts of Israel,… Read More Israel-Palestine conflict: Hamas facilities razed to the ground