The meeting comes amid rising global concerns over a new strain of the coronavirus which the World Health Organization has named 'Omicron' and classified as a highly transmissible virus of concern.
The AIADMK district secretary-level meeting held on Wednesday was vociferous with several leaders accusing the present leadership of soft-pedaling certain issues and not acting as a constructive opposition.
PM Modi's review meeting includes districts with less than 50 per cent coverage of the first dose and low coverage of the second dose of vaccine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Pope Francis, ahead of the delegation level talks, during which they are expected to discuss global perspectives and Covid-19 pandemic.
PM Narendra Modi will be meeting representatives of Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufactures including Serum Institute of India, Bharat Biotech and Dr Reddy's Laboratories among others.
The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.
Four working presidents of the Punjab Congress will also assume charge at the ceremony at the party's state headquarters here.
During the visit she is expected to hold meeting with party functionaries and leaders to prepare for next year’s assembly polls
‘The U.S. is obliged to lift all oppressive sanctions against Iran,’ Iran’s president-elect and judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi said
Refurnishing work underway at the temple complex of Kashi Vishwanath, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
15 Corps commander Lieutenant General D P Pandey watches the joint exercise by Indian Air Force, Navy and Army personnel at snow clad higher reaches of Gulmarg on the heights of 9000 feet, in Baramulla district of North...PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Indian Air Force, Navy and Army personnel during a joint exercise at snow clad higher reaches of Gulmarg on the heights of 9000 feet, in Baramulla district of North Kashmir.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
A child sitting in a bucket being evacuated by a man and a policeman from a flooded area of Verma Nagar due to the overflowing Ariyar river following heavy rains, in Trichy district.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is felicitated after the announcement of November 15th as 'Janjatiya Gaurav Divas' during the BJP Parliamentary party meeting, at Ambedkar International Centre, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
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Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
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While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.