It is not possible to pinpoint how humans in China were first infected with SARS-CoV-2

Newsroom24x7 Network Until the source of this virus is identified and controlled, there is a risk of reintroduction of the virus into the human population and the risk of new outbreaks like the ones we are currently experiencing. Geneva / Washington DC: The WHO report on Origin of SARS-CoV-2 says at this stage, it is… Read More It is not possible to pinpoint how humans in China were first infected with SARS-CoV-2

Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh report high Daily New Cases

Newsroom24x7 Network Over 6.3 cr vaccine doses administered across the country New Delhi: Eight States, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh report a surge in the COVID daily new cases.  84.73% of the new cases are reported from these 8 states. 53,480 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra… Read More Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh report high Daily New Cases

Germany suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

Newsroom24x7 Network Healthcare and frontline workers got priority in the first phase and have recived shots of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, known as Covishield in India. Now people over 60 and those who are between 45 and 59 but have other illnesses are getting covered by this vaccine. India launched the first phase of its vaccine… Read More Germany suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

Why so many are quitting the paramilitary forces

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Between 2016 and 2020, 40, 096 para military personnel took voluntary retirement and 6, 529 of these troops resigned from service. 20, 2049  personnel from Border Security Force personnel, 11, 029 from Central Reserve Polive Force, 2, 858 from Central Industrial Security Force, 2, 279 from Assam Rifles, 1, 912 from… Read More Why so many are quitting the paramilitary forces

Temples of Tamil Nadu – Tragic recent history

Ram Ramkumar  Tamil Nadu is known as the Land of Temples. Nearly 33,000 ancient temples, many over a 1000 years old, are found scattered all over the State. As per Tamil Nadu Hindu Endowments Board, there are 38615 temples. Since 1967, Godless Dravidianism and lumpen ‘rationalism’ have pillaged and plundered these magnificent monuments.  Usurped their… Read More Temples of Tamil Nadu – Tragic recent history

Kejriwal and party should know Delhi is not a State

KK Sethi Good news that the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act has been amended. In fact the amendment also should have been to remove the designation ‘Chief Minister’. It gives the false notion of being equivalent to the Chief Minister in such States as Maharashtra and/or Karnataka. In fact, when first appointed… Read More Kejriwal and party should know Delhi is not a State

Trap teams win two-gold as India sign off  Shooting World Cup with 30 medals 

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: It was a day of double delight for India as  hosts won both  Men and women trap team titles to finish  ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage with  whopping 30 medals to make it as their most successful ever ISSF World Cup event which concluded at  Dr Karni Singh Shooting range here on… Read More Trap teams win two-gold as India sign off  Shooting World Cup with 30 medals 

Cricket IPL: Ajay Ratra named Delhi Capitals Assistant Coach

 Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi:  Delhi Capitals  on Sunday named former  wicketkeeper Ajay Ratra as the team’s Assistant Coach for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.(IPL) Ratra recently coached the Assam state team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament and the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He has coached Punjab in the past too, and has… Read More Cricket IPL: Ajay Ratra named Delhi Capitals Assistant Coach

BJP MLA beaten, his clothes torn apart by protesting farmers in Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Network Malout, Punjab: BJP’s Abohar MLA Arun Narang was Thrashed, beaten and his clothes were torn apart by protesting farmers at Malout in Punjab. Narang, the BJP MLA from Abohar, was in Malout, along with his supporters to address a press conference.  First the farmers threw ink at him. He was soon rushed into… Read More BJP MLA beaten, his clothes torn apart by protesting farmers in Punjab

Nitin Gadkari bats for bamboo as substitute for coal: Point counterpoint

Lalit Shastri A news item the other day quoting Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that bamboo can be a good substitute for coal. The experts don’t agree with this. On being contacted mining and forestry experts said Bamboo does not give  good quality coal. It’s calorific value is also very less.  A retired Indian Forest… Read More Nitin Gadkari bats for bamboo as substitute for coal: Point counterpoint

Surge in COVID-19 cases in India

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Union Health Secretary on Saturday 27 March chaired a High Level meeting with 12 States and UTs reporting Surge in Cases States/UTs have been advised to focus on stringent containment and public health measures in 46 high burden districts Five-Fold containment Strategy includes increased testing and vaccination, effective tracing, prompt isolation,… Read More Surge in COVID-19 cases in India

Boxing: Ankit Narwal, Gitika, Alfiya Pathan to spearhead 20-member Indian challenge in Youth World Championship

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Ankit Narwal and Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu will spearhead 20- member (10 men,10 women) Indian squad in the  AIBA Youth  World Boxing Championships to be held at Kielce, Poland from April 10-24. Besides  the Asian Youth Championship silver medallist Ankit Narwal (64kg) the other pugilists who will fight it out for the top honours for the country… Read More Boxing: Ankit Narwal, Gitika, Alfiya Pathan to spearhead 20-member Indian challenge in Youth World Championship

Shooting World Cup: Vijayveer, Tejaswini win Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Gold

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Another mixed pair and another Gold.  Vijayveer Sidhu and Tejaswini repeated the script in the 25M Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team event, as they defeated compatriots  Gurpreet Singh and Abhidnya Ashok Patil 9-1 in one sided final on the penultimate day of the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage at  Dr Karni Singh… Read More Shooting World Cup: Vijayveer, Tejaswini win Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Gold

Trainer aircraft crashes soon after takeoff near Bhopal airport

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Shortly after takeoff from Raja Bhoj Airport here, a plane crashed and fell in the agricultural field at Badwai village near Gandhinagar Nagar, a suburb of Bhopal, not far from the airport on Saturday 27 March 2021. The ill-fated plane was a trainer aircraft on a cross country flight to Guna in… Read More Trainer aircraft crashes soon after takeoff near Bhopal airport

Our relationship will not break under any pressure: Narendra Modi on 50 years of India-Bangladesh friendship

Newsroom24x7 Network Dhaka: Today the blood of those who fought for their freedom and the Indian soldiers is flowing together in Bangladesh. Our relationship will not break under any pressure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a special function here to mark the National Day of Bangladesh. Text of Prime Minister’s speech: This affection of… Read More Our relationship will not break under any pressure: Narendra Modi on 50 years of India-Bangladesh friendship

Xi Jinping doesn’t have a democratic bone in his body: Joe Biden

Newsroom24x7 Network Doesn’t have a democratic — with a small “D” — bone in his body. But he’s a smart, smart guy. He’s one of the guys, like Putin, who thinks that autocracy is the wave of the future and democracy can’t function in an ever — an ever-complex world. – US President Joe Biden… Read More Xi Jinping doesn’t have a democratic bone in his body: Joe Biden

Shooting World Cup: India wins two more gold, Anish misses Olympic quota chance

Harpal Singh Bedi  New Delhi: Mixed pair Tejaswini Sawant and Sanjeev Rajput and 3 P team of  Chain Singh, Swapnil Kusale and Niraj Kumar won two more gold  for the country as Indian shooters maintained their domination in the  ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage at  Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range here on Friday, Besides these two gold medals the… Read More Shooting World Cup: India wins two more gold, Anish misses Olympic quota chance

Tours to Argentina, Germany helped players fine tune their game ahead of Olympics: Women’s Hockey Vice Skipper Savita

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Women’s Hockey Team vice captain Savita feels that the recent tours to Argentina and Germany has helped the players in fine tuning their game ahead of the Olympic Games in July,  “Not having played competitive matches in over a year, we were not sure how we would do against top teams… Read More Tours to Argentina, Germany helped players fine tune their game ahead of Olympics: Women’s Hockey Vice Skipper Savita