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The Press Trust of India Ltd., commonly known as PTI, is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has about 500 full-time employees as of 1 Jan 2020 including about 400 journalists and 500 part time correspondents in most of the district headquarters in the country..

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IIT Madras, Australian varsities to launch 'Australia-India Centre for Energy'

IIT Madras, Australian varsities to launch 'Australia-India Centre for Energy'

PTI  |  Sunday, November 27, 2022, 21:15 [IST]
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is partnering with Australian Universities to launch "Australia-India Centre for Energy" to work on UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to officials, the AICE aims to promote collaboration among universities, research institutes and ind...
Navy week: Over 4,000 students visit ships

Navy week: Over 4,000 students visit ships

PTI  |  Sunday, November 27, 2022, 20:45 [IST]
Ships of the Western Fleet hosted around 4,000 children from more than 20 schools from across the country on Saturday and Sunday as part of Navy Week 2022. A Naval spokesperson said in a statement students from the National ...
Air pollution may increase COVID severity, even for vaccinated: Study

Air pollution may increase COVID severity, even for vaccinated: Study

PTI  |  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 18:26 [IST]
Sep 29: Exposure to air pollutants, in particular fine particles (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), increased the risk of hospitalisation in COVID-19 patients by up to 30 per cent, even for the fully vaccinated, according to a study. A team, including ...
Need for UNSC reform cannot be denied forever: Jaishankar

Need for UNSC reform cannot be denied forever: Jaishankar

PTI  |  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 18:21 [IST]
Sep 29 (PTI): The need to reform the UN Security Council cannot be denied forever, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said even as he noted that India never believed that this will be an easy process. Currently, UNSC has five ...
Kumaon literature festival to return in physical avatar after 2 years

Kumaon literature festival to return in physical avatar after 2 years

PTI  |  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 18:16 [IST]
The Kumaon literature festival, 'Himalayan Echoes 2022', is set to return to its home Nainital in a physical avatar after a hiatus of two years, starting October 8. Founded by author-social entrepreneur Janhavi Prasada and mentored by eminent writer Namita Gokhale, ...
UP govt gives nod to Bundelkhand’s first tiger reserve

UP govt gives nod to Bundelkhand’s first tiger reserve

PTI  |  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 17:59 [IST]
In a bid to promote tiger conservation in the state, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday gave a green signal for development of a first tiger reserve in the Bundelkhand region. In a meeting chaired by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi ...
ASI to seek world heritage status for Barabar and Nagarjuni caves in Bihar

ASI to seek world heritage status for Barabar and Nagarjuni caves in Bihar

PTI  |  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 17:51 [IST]
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to propose the Barabar and Nagarjuni caves in Bihar's Jehanabad district for inclusion in the tentative list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, an official said on Wednesday. These are considered to be ...
Blood test could predict people at risk of long COVID: Lancet study

Blood test could predict people at risk of long COVID: Lancet study

PTI  |  Thursday, September 29, 2022, 13:28 [IST]
A blood test could predict if a person infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus will develop long COVID, a study published in the Lancet eBioMedicine journal suggests. Some people who have been infected with COVID-19 experience long-term effects from their infection, known ...
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