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India beat England within 2 days in D-N Test at world's largest stadium India defeated England by 10 wickets on Thursday to win the DayNight Test i... President's Rule imposed in Puducherry after Congress-led govt loses majority  Puducherry The Presidents Rule has been imposed in Puducherry days after ... Fisherfolk need a dedicated ministry: Rahul clarifies 'fisheries ministry' remark After being mocked over his remarks on creating a fisheries ministry at the... WB CM rides pillion on electric scooter in protest against rising fuel prices Kolkatha West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode pillio... Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news The Australian Parliament on Thursday passed amendments to the News Media B... Kerala CM condoles death of Padma awardee poet Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri Thiruvananthapuram Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of Padma S... Delhi reports 220 fresh COVID-19 cases, highest in February so far Delhi reported 220 fresh COVID19 cases on Thursday the highest singleday ri... Car with explosive material found near Ambani's house in Mumbai Mumbai A suspicious vehicle was found abandoned on Carmichael Road on Thurs...

India defeated England by 10 wickets on Thursday to win the DayNight Test in Ahmedabads Narendra Modi Stadium the worlds largest sports stadium within two days With this India took a 21 lead in the fourmatch Test series The match witnessed leftarm spinner Axar Patel become the first bowler to take 1

25-02-2021

 Puducherry The Presidents Rule has been imposed in Puducherry days after CongressDMKled government lost majority in the Assembly the Ministry of Home Affairs issued a notification on Thursday Earlier the Union Cabinet approved the Presidents Rule on the Lieutenant Governors recommendation after BJP

25-02-2021

After being mocked over his remarks on creating a fisheries ministry at the Centre Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted Dear PM Fisherfolk need an independent and dedicated ministry of fisheries not just a department within a ministry Notably the Ministry of Fisheries Animal Husbandry and Dairying w

25-02-2021

Kolkatha West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday rode pillion on an electric scooter during a rally against rising fuel prices in the country Banerjee sat behind leader Firhad Hakim during the fivekmlong journey from Hazra More to the state secretariat In Bengal the prices of petrol

25-02-2021

The Australian Parliament on Thursday passed amendments to the News Media Bargaining Code to make technology companies like Google and Facebook pay for news The law was passed after an agreement between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In return for the changes Facebook agr

25-02-2021

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of Padma Shri awardee Malayali poet Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri on Thursday The 81yearold poet breathed his last at his residence in Keralas Thycaud due to oldage ailments The demise of Vishnu Narayan Namboothiri is a great loss to t

25-02-2021

Delhi reported 220 fresh COVID19 cases on Thursday the highest singleday rise in February so far taking the caseload to 638593 according to official data The positivity rate stood at 034 while no new death was reported due to the coronavirus infection The number of active cases has risen to 1169 and

25-02-2021

Mumbai A suspicious vehicle was found abandoned on Carmichael Road on Thursday near Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambanis residence Antilia Mumbai Police said Bomb detection and disposal squad and other teams examined the vehicle and found some explosive material gelatin inside Its not an asse

25-02-2021

Chamoli Over a fortnight after the flash floods in Uttarakhand the state government has initiated the process of declaring 136 people still missing as presumed dead and issued a notification to that effect officials said Chamoli Police on Tuesday said that bodies of 70 people and 29 body parts have

23-02-2021

NewDelhi The Indian Medical Association IMA on Monday released a statement on Patanjalis Coronil saying that the company was blatantly deceiving people with its claims about the medicine How can a drug be effective for prevention treatment and rehabilitation from COVID19 If Coronil is effective for

22-02-2021

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy and his cabinet colleagues in the union territory resigned on Monday after the government lost the confidence vote in the Assembly The CM met Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to tender his resignation Narayanasamy said he was accompanied by his ministers Congr

22-02-2021

Mumbai Maharashtra government has announced oneweek complete lockdown from Monday in Amravati district excluding Achalpur city amid rise in COVID19 cases in the state Only essential services will be allowed in the district during the period This came after Maharashtra reported over 6000 fresh COVID1

21-02-2021

The West Bengal government on Sunday announced a reduction of tax by ₹1 per litre on petrol and diesel effective from midnight West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said it will provide some respite to people struggling with the rising fuel prices The Centre earns ₹3290 per litre in taxes from pet

21-02-2021

A rare Amazonian cactus called the moonflower bloomed in what botanists believe is a first for the UK Experts at Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden livestreamed the flowering of the moonflower which lasts just 12 hours from sunset to sunrise The plant is believed to be the only specimen in the UK

21-02-2021

NewDelhi After reports of new strains of coronavirus in Maharashtra emerged AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria told NDTV the new Indian strains could be highly transmissible and dangerous He added they can even cause reinfections in people whove developed antibodies He further said that herd immunity is

21-02-2021

The BCCI on Saturday announced Team India squad for the T20I series against England Wicketkeeperbatsman Rishabh Pant who was not included in the squad for limitedovers series against Australia has been named in the side Further Suryakumar Yadav Rahul Tewatia and Ishan Kishan have received their maid

20-02-2021

NewDelhi The government has issued new guidelines for international passengers to reduce risk of importation of mutant strains of coronavirus The guidelines in effect from 2359 hours on February 22 mandates travellers to fill self declaration forms and carry negative Covid19 reports Travellers from

18-02-2021

Dubai UAE is bringing a law with more rigorous penalties and jail terms for people who are using fake university degrees and academic certificates for jobs in the country The Federal National Council FNC passed the federal draft law laying down the penalties which include fines ranging from Dh30000

17-02-2021

NewDelhi Union Home Minister Amit Shah while speaking in Lok Sabha on Saturday said that those who governed JK for generations are not fit to demand an account of the BJP governments work since abrogation of Article 370 He added Its been 17 months sinceabrogation and you are demandingaccount for it

13-02-2021

Chennai At least 11 people were killed and 36 others injured in a fire at a firecracker factory in Tamil Nadus Virudhunagar on Friday Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was saddened by the incident and announced an exgratia of ₹2 lakh each for families of the deceased CM Edappadi Palaniswami also

12-02-2021

Telanganas 23yearold Manasa Varanasi was named Miss India at the 57th Femina Miss India 2020 Miss India 2019 Suman Rao crowned Manasa who will go on to represent India at the 70th Miss World pageant in December 2021 Meanwhile Haryanas Manika Sheokand was declared Miss Grand India 2020 and Uttar Prad

11-02-2021

While addressing the Rajya Sabha on the ground situation in Ladakh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said No matter which party you belong to the country stands united when it comes to national security He added that sustained talks between India and China have led to agreement on disengagement on nort

11-02-2021

Mumbai Maharashtra government has made it mandatory for incoming passengers from Kerala to present RTPCR negative test reports before entering the state For air travellers the test should be done 72 hours before the flight while railway passengers need to do it 96 hours prior to their travel Travell

11-02-2021

Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on Thursday said that the rescue operation in Uttarakhands Chamoli district has been temporarily halted due to a rise in the level of water in Rishiganga river Orders have been given to vacate the areas downstream he stated requesting people to remain alert and not panic

11-02-2021

A 77magnitude earthquake that struck in the South Pacific has generated a tsunami the Australian weather agency confirmed Tsunami confirmed the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said in a tweet as it warned of a marine threat to Lord Howe Island Tsunami affecting marine area commencing after 245 am

10-02-2021

NewDelhi While replying in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on Presidents Address PM Narendra Modi said Aatmanirbhar Bharat selfreliant India has to make its place in new world order after COVID19 He added In such times remaining isolated from global trends will be counterproductive He further said

10-02-2021

New Delhi NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul on Tuesday said the South Africa variant of COVID19 is under the watch and no cases of this variant have been reported in India yet It has come forward that this variant spreads faster he added Union Health Ministry has said that 15 states and UTs havent report

09-02-2021

Around 100150 casualties are feared in the flash flood in Dhauliganga river caused by a massive glacier burst in Uttarakhands Chamoli district said states Chief Secretary Om Prakash to ANI An alert has been issued in several districts of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trive

07-02-2021

Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Saturday requested that the campaign on social media for Bharat Ratna to him be discontinued Instead I consider myself fortunate to beIndian and to try and contribute to Indias growth and prosperity he said Several Twitter users urged the government to confe

06-02-2021

The official Twitter handle of United Nations Human Rights on Friday wrote India We call on the authorities and protesters to exercise maximum restraint in ongoing FarmersProtests The rights to peaceful assembly expression should be protected both offline online Its crucial to find equitable solut

05-02-2021

JK Rohit Kansal Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Power Information on Friday said that 4G mobile internet services are being restored in the entire Union Territory The high speed internet services have been suspended in many regions of JK for around 15 years after the governments move to abrog

05-02-2021

US payments giant PayPal Holdings on Friday said it will wind down its domestic payments business in India which includes payments gateway and aggregator services for merchants from April 1 The company added it will instead focus on its crossborder payments business which means global customers will

05-02-2021

Bharatiya Kisan Union BKU leader Rakesh Tikait has said that he doesnt know American pop singer Rihanna or Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg but welcomed the support from international artists and activists If some foreigner is supporting the farmers movement then what is the problem They are

05-02-2021

Temperatures will likely fall by twothree degree Celsius during next threefour days in northwest India due to cold and dry northerlynorthwesterly winds IMD said However no cold day and cold wave conditions over northwest India IMD added Meanwhile light to moderate rain with isolated thunderstorm an

05-02-2021

Indias Gross Domestic Product GDP is expected to grow 105 in 202122 RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Friday In the first half of 202122 GDP growth may be between 83 and 262 he added Budget 202122 has provided a strong impetus for revival of sectors such as health and wellbeing infrastructure inn

05-02-2021

Kuwait has said that it will suspend entry for noncitizens for two weeks from February 7 amid rising coronavirus cases in the country Immediate relatives such as parents and children and accompanying domestic workers would be exempt from the entry ban an official statement read All those arriving in

04-02-2021

Bharatiya Kisan Union BKU leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday said the people that will be stuck in the February 6 chakka jaam will be given food and water We will tell them what is the government doing with us he added Therell be a threehourlong chakka jaamit wont take place in Delhi but everywhere ou

04-02-2021

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has liked tweets by American writer Karen Attiah wherein she praised Rihannas comments on farmers protest Rihanna raised her voice for social justice movements in Sudan Nigeria and now India and Myanmar She is a REAL ONE a tweet liked by Dorsey read He also liked a tweet whic

04-02-2021

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday tweeted I still StandWithFarmers and support their peaceful protest No amount of hate threats or violations of human rights will ever change that This comes after several people on social media accused her of being a part of an international conspira

04-02-2021

Pre and postwedding shoots will now be allowed at historical monuments and museums in Jaipur Interested parties will have to pay ₹5000 for every two hours if the shoot is during office hours and for shoots before or after office hours theyll have to pay ₹15000 per hour The places include Hawa Mahal

03-02-2021

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Farmers are the strength of India Suppressing them beatingand threatening them is not the governments job He added Delhi is surrounded by farmers Why is Delhi being converted into a fortress Why are we threatening beating and killing them Why is the gov

03-02-2021

After several foreign celebrities including singer Rihanna and activist Greta Thunberg tweeted about farmers protest in India Sachin Tendulkar tweeted Indias sovereignty cannot be compromised He added External forces can be spectators but not participants Indians know India and should decide for Ind

03-02-2021

The worlds secondrichest person Jeff Bezos has announced that he will step down as CEO of Amazon the ecommerce and cloud services giant he founded 27 years ago The 57yearold will be replaced by Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy in the JulySeptember quarter Bezos will become the Executive Chairman w

03-02-2021

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday tweeted urging the Centre to build bridges and not walls after barricades with nails cemented and barbedwire fencing were installed at Delhis Ghazipur and Tikri borders due to ongoing farmers protest At Singhu border also iron rods have been hooked between two

02-02-2021

The Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE today released the board examination date sheets for 2021 Both class 10 and 12 examinations will begin from May 4 While Class 10 examinations will conclude on June 7 class 12 examinations will conclude on June 11 Wish you good luck Education Minister Dr

02-02-2021

US President Joe Biden has threatened to reimpose sanctions on Myanmar after its military staged a coup and arrested the civilian leaders of its government including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Biden called the coup a direct assault on the countrys transition to democracy and the rule of law The

02-02-2021

New Delhi Delhi Police personnel of Shahdara district have been provided with iron batons to protect themselves from attacks by sharpedged weapons Station House Officers SHOs of all 11 police stations under the district jurisdiction took this initiative The move comes after Republic Day violence whe

02-02-2021

Mumbai Twelve children were administered hand sanitiser drops instead of oral polio vaccine drops in a village in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra The affected children all aged below five were admitted to a government hospital where their condition is stated to be stable said Yavatmal Zilla Parisha

02-02-2021

Farmers will launch a nationwide agitation against the three farm laws on Saturday February 6 said Balbir Singh Rajewal President of the Rajewal faction of farmers organisation Bharatiya Kisan Union BKU We will block roads between 12 pm and 3 pm said Rajewal on Monday Protesting farmers have been c

01-02-2021

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday thanked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for allocating ₹47 lakh crore for defence in Budget for the year 202122 He said the allocation includes capital expenditure worth ₹135 lakh crore He added Its nearly a 19 increase in defence capital expenditur

01-02-2021

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday demanded a separate budget for the agriculture sector and also asked for a waiver of agricultural loans Speaking at Delhis Ghazipur border Tikait said A separate fund for agricultural work under MNREGA should be announced to give regular payment to farm labourer

01-02-2021

Myanmars military has said itd hold an election after the oneyear emergency ends and would turn over power to the winner hours after carrying out a coup Aung San Suu Kyi who won the November election was detained today In the election Suu Kyis party captured 396 out of 476 seats in the combined lowe

01-02-2021

Myanmars elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in morning raids on Monday her party said Myanmar military television said the military has taken control of the country for one year The coup comes after tensions rose between the civilian government and military following a disputed election No

01-02-2021

NewDelhi Delhi Police on Sunday said that the registration numbers of tractors who took the wrong route during the farmers Republic Day rally have been sent to licensing authority to track addresses of the owners The tractors owners will be issued notices Delhi Police ACP Crime BK Singh said More th

31-01-2021

NewDelhi Delhi Congress on Sunday passed a resolution to make Rahul Gandhi the President of the party again Rahul ji is only one who can inspire Congress workers All his predictions are coming true from farmers issue to ills of GST Hes shown his leadership ability Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee Pr

31-01-2021

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has been appointed the President of the Asian Cricket Council ACC Im sure ACC will achieve greater heights under your leadership and the cricketers of the entire Asian region will benefit wrote BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal The ACC is Asias regional administrative body and it co

30-01-2021

Dubai The UAE government will offer citizenship to a select group of people UAE PM Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stated We adopted law amendments that allow grantingcitizenship to investors specialised talents professionals including scientists doctors engineers artists authors Authorities

30-01-2021

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi recently featured in a video of the popular YouTube cooking channel Village Cooking Channel Rahul whos in Tamil Nadu to campaign for Assembly elections is seen helping the chefs prepare raita and chatting with the locals while eating mushroom biryani The video that was uploa

30-01-2021

An FIR has been filed against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and several journalists in MPs Bhopal over social media posts on the violence during farmers Republic Day rally in Delhi The FIR was filed by a farmer for allegedly disrupting social harmony and posting defamatory tweets against Delhi Police A

29-01-2021

Two men were publicly caned 77 times in Indonesias Aceh province for having gay sex The men aged 27 and 29 were arrested in November after residents broke into their rented room and allegedly found them having sex Its reportedly the third time Aceh has caned gay men since Islamic laws outlawing homo

29-01-2021

The UK has said that it will be banning all direct flights to and from the United Arab Emirates UAE from Friday due to worries over the spread of the South African variant of coronavirus This shuts down the worlds busiest international airline route from Dubai to London Britain has also banned fligh

29-01-2021

Washington US President Joe Biden has reversed a ban by exPresident Donald Trump on US funding for abortion counselling provided by international organisations Biden said the move will reverse my predecessors Trumps attack on womens health access The move also includes restoration of US funding to t

29-01-2021

Chennai The Greater Chennai Corporation GCC will soon announce an online registration section on their website for acquiring pet licences Reports claim that people who opt for this licence will be eligible for free antirabies vaccination from civic bodies’ pet clinics in Nungambakkam T Nagar Meenamb

29-01-2021

The Economic Survey 202021 has recommended that public spending on healthcare services should be increased from the current 1 to 253 of GDP This can decrease the outofpocket expenditures from 65 to 30 of overall healthcare spend the survey said It also advised that the health infrastructure must be

29-01-2021

The Haryana government today suspended mobile internet and SMS services in a total of 17 Haryana districts till 5 pm tomorrow Apart from Sonipat Jhajjar and Palwal where the restrictions were already in place the services have been suspended in Ambala Yamunanagar Kurukshetra Karnal Kaithal Panipat H

29-01-2021

WhatsApp has rolled out a new security feature that will ask users to undergo biometric authentication before linking their account to WhatsApp Web or desktop app Users will have to use fingerprint or face unlock on their device and then scan a QR code to link their account It will be enabled by def

29-01-2021

Noida Police has registered an FIR against eight people including Congress MP Shashi Tharoor journalists Rajdeep Sardesai Mrinal Pande and Zafar Agha for allegedly spreading violence on Republic Day through social media posts on farmers protests Those named in the FIR spread misinformation that a pr

28-01-2021

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA on Thursday said that the ban on international passenger flight operations has been extended till 1159 pm on February 28 The restrictions shall not apply to international allcargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA the aviation regulat

28-01-2021

Ghazipur border has been closed Delhi Traffic Police tweeted on Thursday This came after a notice was served to the farmers to vacate the Ghazipur border Traffic diverted from NH 24 NH 9 Road no 56 57 A Kondli Paper market Telco T point EDM Mall Akshardham Nizamuddin Khatta wrote Delhi Traffic Poli

28-01-2021

India was placed 86th in Australian think tank Lowy Institutes ranking of 98 countries handling of the COVID19 pandemic New Zealand performed the best followed by Vietnam Taiwan Thailand and Cyprus The US ranked 94 while the UK stood at the 66th spot China was not included in the ranking due to a la

28-01-2021

NewDelhi As many as 22 FIRs have been registered in connection with the violence during the farmers tractor rally on Republic Day the Delhi Police has stated Public property was damaged and 83 Delhi Police personnel were injured in the violence Protesters had stormed the Red Fort and deliberately tr

27-01-2021

The Serum Institute of India SII will supply Saudi Arabia with 30 lakh AstraZeneca COVID19 vaccine doses in about a week priced at 525 ₹383 each CEO Adar Poonawalla said We continue to support AstraZeneca wherever they need it Were happy to do so he added SII is also supplying 15 lakh doses at the s

26-01-2021

The Delhi Police on Tuesday said that 83 police personnel were injured in farmers protest held in the national capital on the Republic Day Additional DCP East Manjeet had a close shave as an attempt was made to mow him down with a tractor Joint Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar said Appropriate lega

26-01-2021

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took to Twitter on Tuesday to write that hoisting the farmers flag atop Delhis Red Fort ramparts is most unfortunate I have supported the farmers protests from the start but I cannot condone lawlessness he tweeted And on Republic Day no flag but the sacred Tiranga shou

26-01-2021

NewDelhi The farmers protesting against the Centres three farm laws entered the Red Fort after a tractor rally in Delhi Several farmers were seen waving flags from the ramparts of the fort Earlier farmers faced lathi charge from police as they broke barricades at various border points during their r

26-01-2021

NewDelhi The Tricolour was unfurled at Rajpath in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day A 21gun salute was presented by Ceremonial Battery of 223 Field Regiment following the unfurling Earlier PM Modi paid tribute to the martyrs by laying

26-01-2021

Election Commission of India will launch the electronic version of the voter identity card on Monday on the occasion of National Voters Day Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will launch the eEPIC programme and distribute eEPICs and Elector Photo Identity Card EPIC to five new voters The new digital v

25-01-2021

Former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta claimed in a handwritten statement to Mumbai Police that he received 12000 from Republic TV EditorinChief Arnab Goswami for two family holidays He added he also got ₹40 lakh between 2017 and 2019 in return for manipulating channels ratings Even before launching Republ

25-01-2021

SpaceX has launched its Transporter1 mission with 133 commercial and government spacecraft and 10 more Starlink satellites onboard breaking ISROs record The launch is also SpaceXs first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission ISROs PSLV on its 39th flight PSLVC37 had successfully launched 104 s

24-01-2021

Rajasthan Royals have announced the appointment of exSri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara as their Director of Cricket for the upcoming IPL season To oversee the cricket strategy of a franchise in the IPLis an opportunity that really motivated me said Sangakkara Its wonderful to have someone like him

24-01-2021

Pakistans drug regulatory authority has approved Russias Sputnik V COVID19 vaccine for emergency use an official said on Saturday Earlier Pakistan had approved vaccines developed by OxfordAstraZeneca and Chinas Sinopharm for emergency use Pakistan has reported over 532 lakh coronavirus cases and 112

24-01-2021

Delhi Police on Sunday said that protesting farmers Republic Day tractor parade will be allowed to enter the city from the three border points of Singhu Tikri and Ghazipur The parade will return to the originating points after following a predecided route The sanctity and security arrangements of Re

24-01-2021

Dutch police has arrested the alleged head of one of the worlds biggest drugs gangs on a warrant issued by Australia Tse Chi Lop one of the worlds most wanted fugitives is said to be the head of The Company which dominates a 70 billion illegal drugs market across Asia Chineseborn Canadian national T

24-01-2021

NewDelhi India has reported 14849 new COVID19 cases and 155 more deaths in the last 24 hours according to the Union Health Ministry The total number of coronavirus cases in the country reached 10654533 while the death toll reached 153339 As many as 15948 people recovered in the last 24 hours taking

24-01-2021

An Indian amusement park is offering free entry on Sunday to anyone who shares their name with Kamala Harris the first Indianorigin woman Vice President of the United States The Wonderla amusement park said the offer is available only for the first 100 guests on displaying valid photo ID at its Beng

24-01-2021

India and China will hold the ninth round of corps commander level military talks on January 24 to address the ongoing military standoff in eastern Ladakh The talks would be held in Moldo opposite the Chushul sector in India Notably the eighth and last round of military talks between the two sides h

23-01-2021

US TV and radio host Larry King has passed away at the age of 87 weeks after contracting coronavirus He was taken to hospital in Los Angeles in late December after testing positive for the virus In March 2019 he had suffered a nearfatal stroke and later announced he had spent a couple of weeks in a

23-01-2021

WHO DirectorGeneral Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has thanked India and PM Narendra Modi for continued support to global COVID19 response Taking to Twitter he said Only if we act together including sharing of knowledge can we stop this virus and save lives and livelihoods This came after India started

23-01-2021

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya has applied to the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel for another route to be able to stay in the country his lawyer confirmed The 65yearold remains out on bail until Patel signs off on his extradition order The UK has previously said that a confidential legal process re

23-01-2021

Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol has announced that itll no longer be mandatory to wear masks while travelling with family members in fourwheelers within city municipal limits This discount is for private vehicles only and persons travelling in it must be from family Mohol added However wearing masks will

23-01-2021

NewDelhi The Congress Working Committee CWC has decided that there will be a new elected party president by June 2021 party leader KC Venugopal said after a CWC meeting on Friday The party has not had a fulltime president since Rahul Gandhi resigned from the post in 2019 Sonia Gandhi took over as in

22-01-2021

Bengaluru The biannual flower show held at Bengalurus Lalbagh Botanical Garden around Republic Day has been postponed till Independence Day August 15 due to COVID19 The show usually sees a footfall between fivesix lakh over a week Joint Director of Horticulture Parks and Gardens Lalbagh M Jagadeesh

22-01-2021

The Central Consumer Protection Authority CCPA warned advertisers that claim efficacy of products in protecting consumers from COVID19 without scientific proof will be penalised False claims are made to mislead consumers forproducts by taking advantage of the ongoing pandemic situation it said Such

22-01-2021

The government confirmed that Avian Influenza bird flu has been confirmed in 13 states and Union Territories UTs The states and UTs are Kerala Haryana Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Chhattisgarh Uttarakhand Gujarat Uttar Pradesh Punjab Himachal Pradesh Delhi Rajasthan and JK In some of these states and

22-01-2021

The National Payments Corporation of India on Thursday said that Unified Payments Interface UPI users may face inconvenience from 1 am to 3 am for the next few days as the platform is being upgraded So we urge you all to plan your payments it added The number of UPI transactions hit a record high of

22-01-2021

NewDelhi Addressing a seminar Army Chief General MM Naravane said India is now a rising regional global power in Asia more particularly in South Asia As we rise in our staturewell face increasingly higher security challenges He added Our external dependence for weaponscreates vulnerabilities during

22-01-2021

When asked about IndiaUS relationship White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said I would say that President Joe Biden respects and values the long bipartisan successful relationship between leaders in India and the US He looks forward to a continuation of that she added He selected the first IndianA

22-01-2021

At least 15 persons have been killed in a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Karnatakas Shivamogga District Collector KB Sivakumar told media Pained by the loss of lives in Shivamogga Condolences to the bereaved families Praying that the injured recover soon The State Government is providi

22-01-2021

Following a meeting with the Parliamentary committee on Thursday WhatsApp said it is thankful that the committee gave them an opportunity to provide their views The standing committee on information technology had summoned Facebook officials over the misuse of social media Earlier today Reuters repo

21-01-2021

Sanyukt Kisan Morcha in a full general body meeting on Thursday rejected the governments proposal to put agricultural laws on hold for a year and a half A full repeal of three laws and enacting legislation for remunerative MSP for all farmers were reiterated as the pending demands of the movement th

21-01-2021

Cyrus Poonawalla the Chairman and Managing Director of COVID19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India SII has announced ₹25lakh compensation each for families of workers who died in the fire incident at SIIs underconstruction plant Today is an extremely sorrowful day for all of us at SIIWere deeply

21-01-2021

The Ministry of Home Affairs MHA has issued an advisory before Republic Day urging the states and Union Territories to ensure that no plastic flags but only paper flags are used by the public The MHA said that appropriate disposal of national flag made of plastic with dignity is a practical problem

21-01-2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished Joe Biden as he was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States My warmest congratulations to Joe Biden on his assumption of office as President of the United States of America PM Modi tweeted I look forward to working with him to strengthe

21-01-2021

Washington DC Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States at the Inauguration Day ceremony in Washington DC Biden won the November 3 presidential election with 306 Electoral College votes while Donald Trump got 232 votes Trump did not attend the inauguration and became the

20-01-2021

The incoming administration of US Presidentelect Joe Biden is considering creating a White House position focused on competition policy and issues relating to antitrust reported Reuters Currently the US Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission share the work of antitrust enforcement and have

20-01-2021

Wicketkeeperbatsman Sanju Samson has been named the captain of Rajasthan Royals ahead of IPL 2021 The 26yearold replaces Australian Steve Smith as the captain of the franchise Smith has been released from the team ahead of the auction Rajasthan Royals had finished last in IPL 2020 which was held in

20-01-2021

Nepals Health Minister Hridayesh Tripathi has said India will export 10 lakh COVID19 vaccine doses to the country under VaccineMaitri programme adding that the vaccine will arrive in Kathmandu on Thursday Reiterating the friendship between two nations Tripathi said the first lot of vaccines will be

20-01-2021

A sessions court in Mumbai dismissed the bail application of exBroadcast Audience Research Council BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta who was arrested in an alleged TRP scam case Special Public Prosecutor Shishir Hirey said Dasgupta in his capacity as BARC CEO was supposed to be a neutral party Hirey submitte

20-01-2021

An FIR has been registered against the makers and actors of Tandav including Saif Ali Khan at Mumbais Ghatkopar Police station Mocking of our Hindu Gods will not be tolerated We will not stop our Tandav until adequate punishment is meted out to the culpritsSaif Ali Khan should also apologise tweeted

20-01-2021

India has reported 13823 new COVID19 cases and 162 more deaths in the last 24 hours according to the Health Ministry As many as 16988 people recovered in the last 24 hours taking the total number of active cases to 197201 This is the first time after June 2020 that the number of active COVID19 cases

20-01-2021

Congress and five other parties on Tuesday officially announced their grand alliance for the upcoming Assembly elections in Assam The CPI CPIM CPIML AIUDF and Anchalik Gana Morcha AGM are the five partners with Congress for the polls Assam Congress President Ripun Bora said We will fight together to

20-01-2021

NewDelhi The Ministry of External Affairs has announced that India will export COVID19 vaccines to Bhutan Maldives Bangladesh Nepal Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday The government received several requests for the supply of Indian manufactured vaccines the MEA added India is deeply honoured to

19-01-2021

The Supreme Courtappointed panel on farm laws will meet farmers to discuss the three legislations on Thursday January 21 a panel member said on Tuesday Physical meeting will be held with those organisations who want to meet us in person Video conferencing will be held with those who cant come to us

19-01-2021

MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday trolled Team Australia with word of the day tweet after India ended their 32year unbeaten streak at Brisbanes Gabba to win the series 21 Tharoor shared the word epicaricacy which means deriving pleasure from the misfortune of another He also shared comments of former Aus

19-01-2021

The government has reportedly written to WhatsApp asking the messaging app to withdraw the recent changes in the privacy policy The government said that any unilateral changes wouldnt be fair and acceptable In a letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart the government said the proposed changes raise grav

19-01-2021

India ended Australias 32year long unbeaten streak in Tests at The Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday with a threewicket victory in the fourth Test With the win India clinched their second Test series victory in Australia on a trot Australias last defeat in Brisbane came against West Indies in 1988 They w

19-01-2021

Indias largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Monday announced that it has raised the prices for some car models by up to ₹34000 to mitigate the impact of rising costs It did not specify the increases for individual models The move comes after rival Mahindra and Mahindra increased prices of its personal

19-01-2021

Kochi Lakshadweep reported its first COVID19 case on Monday nearly an year after outbreak of the pandemic in India The man who tested positive had left for Kavaratti by ship from Kochi on January 3 PTI reported The case was reported two weeks after Lakshadweep administration revised SOPs by doing aw

18-01-2021

OPPO has launched Reno5 Pro 5G smartphone and OPPO Enco X True Wireless earphones in a Live event today OPPO said that the 5G ready smartphone comes with industryfirst AI Highlight Video feature and offers the Reno Glow design that makes the surface scratch and fingerprint resistant The Reno5 Pro 5G

18-01-2021

NewDelhi The Health Ministry on Monday said that two men died after taking COVID19 vaccine in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka The death of 52yearold man in UP isnt related to the vaccine as the postmortem report revealed he died due to cardiopulmonary disease the ministry stated It added that a postmort

18-01-2021

The WCD Ministry in association with Srinagar district administration on Monday launched a onestop centre named Sakhi in Srinagar to help women in distress This schemewill surely help women who are battling with any form of violenceWe provide medical help psychological help police help or any other

18-01-2021

NewDelhi The Supreme Courtappointed committee on the three new farm laws is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Tuesday January 19 in Delhi its member Anil Ghanwat said on Sunday The Supreme Court had on January 12 stayed the implementation of the three laws against which farmers are protesting a

18-01-2021

Signal app which recently suffered a worldwide outage on Sunday said As an unfortunate side effect of this outage users might see errors in some of their chats It added This does not affect your chats security but you may have missed a message from that contact The next Signal app updates will fix t

17-01-2021

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday took to Twitter to formally announce the decision of contesting in the upcoming election of West Bengal After discussions with Party Chief Shri Uddhav Thackeray Shiv Sena has decided to contest the West Bengal Assembly Elections he added We are reaching Kolkata

17-01-2021

The number of people who have died after receiving first doses of PfizerBioNTech vaccine in Norway has risen to 29 All reported deaths are related to elderly people with serious basic disorders the Norwegian Medicines Agency said Most people have experienced the expected side effects of the vaccine

17-01-2021

China on Saturday finished building a 1500room hospital for COVID19 patients in five days to fight a surge in infections in Nangong city state media reported The hospital is one of the six hospitals being built in Nangong in Hebei province A similar programme of rapid hospital construction was launc

17-01-2021

Jiddah Preclinical studies on the first Saudi vaccine against COVID19 have been completed Professor of epidemiology Dr Iman Almansour who heads the team of researchers working on the vaccine at the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations IRMC affiliated with Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal Uni

17-01-2021

Actor Vijay Sethupathi has apologised for a viral picture that showed him cutting his birthday cake with a sword He released a statement saying that he was celebrating his birthday with the team of his upcoming film in which the sword plays an important role Everyonepointed outthis could set a bad e

16-01-2021

The Health Ministry on Saturday said that a total of 165714 beneficiaries were vaccinated across India on the first day of the coronavirus vaccination drive COVID19 vaccination drive was successful on Day 1 No case of postvaccination hospitalisation reported so far it stated during a press briefing

16-01-2021

NewDelhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the pan India rollout of COVID19 vaccination drive which is the worlds largest vaccination programme More than 3 lakh health care workers will be vaccinated at a total of 3006 sites across all states and Union Territories today Health Minister Harsh

16-01-2021

UK PM Boris Johnson said that the country would close all travel corridors from Monday to protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains He added that UK would require all incoming passengers to test negative for COVID19 within 72 hours of departure The new rules would be in place until

16-01-2021

As many as 8100 healthcare workers in Delhi are all set to get vaccinated against the coronavirus infection on Saturday Delhi received around 274 lakh COVID19 vaccine doses from Centre which will innoculate approximately 12 lakh healthcare workers in the national capital CM Arvind Kejriwal will visi

16-01-2021

NewDelhi Around 80 flights originating from and over 50 flights bound to Delhi airport have been delayed Airport officials said that this is mainly due to dense fog and other operational reasons Passengers are requested to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information Any inconvenienc

16-01-2021

Messaging app Signal is facing a global outage after adding millions of new users in recent days following a change in rival WhatsApps privacy terms Users reported messages failing to send Weve been adding new servers and extra capacity at a record pace every single day this week nonstop but today e

16-01-2021

WhatsApp has announced it has opted to delay its new privacy policy changes by three months following user backlash over the companys data sharing practices No one will have their account suspended or deleted on February 8 Were also going to do a lot more to clear up the misinformation around how pr

16-01-2021

Haryana CM ML Khattar has said that work on the plan to open a film city in the state is underway Haryana Directorate of Information stated on Friday An area between 50 to 100 acres has been earmarked for the same the state department said on Twitter An annual statelevel award will be given to encou

15-01-2021

Air India on Thursday said that it has launched its firstever nonstop flight service between Hyderabad and Chicago The flight AI107 from Hyderabad to Chicago will operate once a week every Friday departing from Hyderabad at 1250 pm The return flight AI108 from Chicago to Hyderabad will operate every

15-01-2021

Six people were rescued from the terrace of an Amazon storehouse in Delhis Rohini after a fire broke out on Friday Five aresafe and one woman sustained minor burn injuries to herhands a Delhi Fire Service official said One DFS staff membersustained an injury to his leg and was rushed to Ambedkar Hos

15-01-2021

Congress party on Friday observed Kisan Adhikar Diwas and held nationwide protests outside Governor houses against the farm laws and to show solidarity with the protesting farmers We demand that the government should repeal these laws We and farmers are not going to withdraw the protest tillthe dema

15-01-2021

National spokesperson of Bhartiya Kisan Union BKU Rakesh Tikait on Friday said If the Supreme Court will order farmers would not hold the proposed parade on Republic Day He added We would conduct the rally on some different day Earlier BKU had said that the farmers will take out a procession from Re

15-01-2021

Speaking about the farm laws in India Gerry Rice Director of Communications at the IMF stated We believe the farm bills do have the potential to represent a significant step forward for agricultural reforms in India However he said its crucial that the social safety net adequately protects those who

15-01-2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday clarified several information related to COVID19 vaccines side effects He said that some may have mild fever pain at injection site and body ache similar to side effects that occur post some other vaccines Theres no scientific evidence to suggest that

15-01-2021

NewDelhi The construction work of the new Parliament building started on Friday over a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the project under the governments ambitious Central Vista redevelopment plan A 14member heritage panel gave its approval to the new Parliament

15-01-2021

After samples taken from Delhis Ghazipur chicken market tested negative for bird flu Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal directed to open the poultry market He also directed to withdraw the orders to restrict trade and import of chicken stocks All 100 samples taken from Ghazipur tested negative Delhi gov

14-01-2021

Bhupinder Singh Mann former lawmaker and national President of Bharatiya Kisan Union has recused himself from the fourmember committee constituted by Supreme Court for negotiating with the protesting farmers Mann said he was ready to sacrifice any position offered but cant compromise the interests o

14-01-2021

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala received its first consignment of Covishield vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India on Wednesday A total of 433500 doses of the vaccine arrived at Kochi Airport and Trivandrum International Airport The vaccine will be stored at the regional vaccine centres at

14-01-2021

Washinton Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first President in US history to be impeached twice as the Democraticcontrolled House of Representatives formally charged him with incitement of insurrection Ten Republicans joined Democrats to impeach Trump by 232197 He will now face a trial in the Sen

14-01-2021

National Commission For Protection of Child Rights has issued notice to MP Congress leader Sajjan Singh Verma He had stated According to doctors a girl can reproduce by15On what basis should marriage age for girls be increased to 21 from 18 He has been asked to provide explanation within two days gi

14-01-2021

A new species of orange and black bat from the Nimba Mountains in West Africa has been discovered by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History and Bat Conservation International The species has been named Myotis nimbaensis in recognition of the Guinea mountain range it inhabits It has t

14-01-2021

NewDelhi India has reported 16946 new COVID19 cases and 198 more deaths in the last 24 hours according to the Union Health Ministry The total number of coronavirus cases in the country reached 10512093 while the death toll reached 151727 As many as 17652 people recovered in the last 24 hours taking

14-01-2021

The Allahabad High Court ruled that the requirement to publish a notice of intended marriage under Special Marriage Act wont be mandatory The HC observed that mandating such publication invades the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy It was hearing a petition that alleged that an adult girl wa

13-01-2021

The Cabinet Committee on Security CCS chaired by PM Narendra Modi today approved the largest indigenous defence procurement deal worth about ₹48000 crore to strengthen IAF’s fleet of homegrown fighter jet ‘LCATejas Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced This deal will be a game changer for self re

13-01-2021

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo moto cognisance of pollution in the Yamuna river and issued notice to the Haryana government The Delhi Jal Board in its plea had alleged that water containing high pollutants is being released in the river from Haryana The bench also appointed Senior

13-01-2021

Palakkad Bijesh a 29yearold Palakkad resident has been arrested for draping a flag of BJP on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi located in the district municipality compound The man appears to have a mental health problem the police said After the incident which took place on Monday several local leaders he

13-01-2021

Three men were arrested after a 15yearold deaf and mute girl was allegedly gangraped in Bihar and her eyes were damaged with a sharp object so that she couldnt identify the perpetrators the police said on Wednesday The minor is in a critical condition However it is yet to be ascertained whether she

13-01-2021

TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday burnt Andhra Pradesh government orders in Bhogi bonfire The orders were related to fixing meters to pump set motors zerointerest loans scheme and selection of farmers on basis of caste for welfare schemes the ANI reported Bhogi is part of the Pongal fes

13-01-2021

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation NDMC and South Delhi Municipal Corporation SDMC on Wednesday banned the sale and storage of poultry or processed chicken until further notice in the national capital due to bird flu outbreak The restaurants have been asked not to serve poultry meat and egg dishe

13-01-2021

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee on Tuesday said that the farmers will not participate in any Supreme Courtordered committee process Its clear that the court is being misguided by various forces it stated This comes after the court stayed the implementation of the farm laws and f

12-01-2021

Indonesia has recovered the flight data recorder one of the two black box recorders from the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea on Saturday with 62 people on board The device is expected to help investigators determine what caused the plane to crash minutes after taking off from Jakarta The

12-01-2021

Congress spokesperson Abbas Hafeez has said that strict action should be taken against the members of the Hindu Mahasabha who opened a study centre dedicated to Mahatma Gandhis assassin Nathuram Godse in Madhya Pradeshs Gwalior It is very unfortunate The man who killed Gandhi if people are worshippi

12-01-2021

NewDelhi Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday said that there will be a gap of 28 days between two doses of Covaxin or Covishield coronavirus vaccines The inoculation effect takes 14 days to develop after the administration of the two dosages Hence it is imperative to maintain COVIDappr

12-01-2021

NewDelhi The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to submit an affidavit tomorrow to support the claims that a banned organisation is helping the protests against the farm laws Attorney General KK Venugopal said Khalistanis have infiltrated into the protests and he will submit Intelligence Bureau reco

12-01-2021

Following confirmation of avian influenza outbreak in ten states the farmgate prices of broiler chicken have fallen from around ₹82 to ₹58 per kg in Maharashtra and ₹94 to ₹65 in Gujarat Egg prices have fallen from ₹510 to ₹420 per piece in Tamil Nadu and ₹535 to ₹405 in Haryana Only Maharashtra and

12-01-2021

India has reported 12584 new COVID19 cases in the last 24 hours which is the lowest rise in the number of daily cases since June 2020 With this the total number of coronavirus cases in the country reached 10479179 while 167 more deaths took the death toll to 151327 The total number of active cases s

12-01-2021

NewDelhi North Delhi Municipal Corporation NDMC Mayor Jai Prakash has said that ward public health inspectors will visit restaurants and request them not to sell roasted chicken amid bird flu scare Well form monitoring committees in all six zones in North Delhi and also set up monitoring committees

12-01-2021

PM Narendra Modi on Monday said that in the first phase of COVID19 vaccination drive around three crore frontline and health workers will be vaccinated and the cost will be borne by the Centre State governments will not have to bear the expenses of vaccination of these 3 crore people said PM while i

11-01-2021

Saudi Arabia the worlds top oil producer on Sunday announced the launch of an ecocity with zero cars zero streets and zero carbon emissions The 170 kilometrelong development called The Line will be part of the 500 billion project called Neom Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said The infrastructure w

11-01-2021

IndianAmerican Vijaya Gadde who is Legal Policy and Trust Safety Lead at Twitter spearheaded the decision to permanently suspend US President Donald Trumps account after the riots at US Capitol Gadde moved to US as a child and grew up in Texas A graduate of Cornell University and New York Universit

11-01-2021

Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma on Monday accused WhatsApp and Facebook of abusing their monopoly in India and taking away millions of users privacy for granted We should move on to Signal app nowIt is up to us to become victims or reject such moves he tweeted He also added They say market has power

11-01-2021

Reacting to a section of crowd at Sydney Cricket Ground racially abusing Team India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar tweeted Sport is meant to unite us not divide us He added Cricket never discriminates The bat ball recognises talent of the person holding themnot race colour religion or nationality Thos

11-01-2021

The third Test of the fourmatch series between Australia and India ended in a draw in Sydney Chasing down a target of 407 runs India scored 3345 in 131 overs in their second innings and the matchs fourth innings The last time India batted out 100plus overs in fourth innings was against England at Lo

11-01-2021

Chennai A day after thousands of fans protested in Chennai demanding that Rajinikanth enter politics the actor has issued a statement on Monday urging his fans to not organise any more protests for him to reconsider his decision He said I have taken my decision I appeal to everyone to not indulge in

11-01-2021

NewDelhi While hearing petitions against new farm laws Supreme Court told the Centre Tell us whether youll put the laws on hold or else well do it Whats the ego here Some people have committed suicide What is happening Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said adding that not a single plea has been filed

11-01-2021

Like many other celebrities Hollywood veteran Arnold Schwarzenegger recently reacted to the Capitol Hill attacks by Trump supporters and is going viral for the video he posted  The former governor of California took to Twitter to make his views clear about the riots and in the public in a video mess

11-01-2021

US Senator Mark Warner has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking him to preserve any and all posts that may be associated with Wednesdays attack on US Capitol Efforts to bring perpetrators to justice will involve digital evidence he added He also urged Zuckerberg to undertake reasonable mea

10-01-2021

Encrypted messaging service app Signal said that Facebook will do what they have to do to be the top result when users search for Signal on App Store It also shared a screenshot which shows Facebooks Messenger app as the first search result for signal on App Store The demand for Signal has suddenly

10-01-2021

Traders body CAIT has written to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanding the government must immediately restrict WhatsApp from implementing its new policy or put a ban on WhatsApp and Facebook It claimed that the policy will allow WhatsApp to acquire users personal data payment transactions and o

10-01-2021

Thiruvananthapauram Amid the Covid19 vaccination drive Kerala government has postponed its threeday pulse polio immunisation programme that was scheduled for January 17 The decision has been made as per Union Health Ministrys directive Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said Union Health Ministry as

10-01-2021

The Bahujan Samaj Party BSP on Sunday said that poor people who do not have any resources should be given COVID19 vaccine first People were troubled for a whole year because of COVID19 crisis and many people lost their lives BSP national spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria added The Centre has announced

10-01-2021

The UK is vaccinating over 2 lakh people a day against coronavirus the countrys Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday Weve now vaccinated around a third of the over80sso were making significant progress but theres still further expansion to go he added Every adult in the UK will be offered a

10-01-2021

NewDelhi The Congress party on Saturday announced that January 15 will be celebrated as Kisan Adhikar Diwas and that they will hold protests outside Governor houses across the country to show support towards protesting farmers Why is the government not fulfilling its duties towards people The govern

10-01-2021

NewDelhi Government on Saturday said bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in 7 states It has been confirmed in Kerala Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Haryana Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh Besides increasing surveillance around water bodies live bird markets zoos poultry farms proper disposal o

10-01-2021

Newdelhi Amid fears over bird flu Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has said that import of live birds is being banned in the National Capital Ghazipur poultry market will remain closed for 10 days he added He also said that samples have been sent to a Punjab lab for testing and that the government will ta

09-01-2021

NewDelhi The Centre has announced that the coronavirus vaccination drive in India will start from January 16 Priority will be given to the healthcare workers and the frontline workers estimated to be around 3 crore the government stated This will be followed by those above 50 years and the under50 p

09-01-2021

Following the death of 10 babies in a fire at the Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra on Saturday state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said I have been told that prima facie the cause of the firewas a short circuit Tope added Of the 10 children 3 died due to the fire while 7 died due to s

09-01-2021

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday said that whatever India learned during the coronavirus pandemic inspired the country to be selfreliant Today India is ready to save humanity with two Made in India COVID19 vaccines India has done this earlier and it is doing it now as well said the PM while inaugurating

09-01-2021

Twitter has permanently banned US President Donald Trumps personal account due to the risk of further incitement of violence following the storming of the US Capitol on Wednesday The account had more than 88 million followers This is the first time Twitter has banned a head of state the company conf

09-01-2021

After the outgoing US Ambassador to India issued a veiled warning against Indias procurement of S400 air defence systems from Russia MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India has always pursued an independent foreign policy He added This also applies to our defence acquisitions and supplies whic

09-01-2021

Veteran Congress leader Madhavsinh Solanki who had served as the Gujarat CM four times passed away at the age of 93 at his residence in Gandhinagar on Saturday Solanki had also served as the External Affairs Minister from June 1991 to March 1992 PM Narendra Modi condoled his demise tweeting I will

09-01-2021

The verdict on extradition case of wanted diamond merchant Nirav Modi to face fraud and money laundering charges related to Punjab National Bank PNB scam will be delivered by UK judge on February 25 District Judge Samuel Goozee confirmed the timeline after Modi and Indian governments defence lawyers

09-01-2021

Mumbai At least 10 babies died in a fire at the Sick Newborn Care Unit SNCU of Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra in the early hours of Saturday ANI reported All the children were between a month and three months old Seven children were rescued from the unit a doctor was quoted as sa

09-01-2021

NewDelhi The eighth round of meeting on the three farm laws held on Friday between Centre and farmer leaders was inconclusive Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said It was decided to hold the next meeting on January 15 said Tomar after the meeting Government is continuously talking to

08-01-2021

NewDelhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of all states and Union Territories on Monday January 11 to review the preparedness ahead of the rollout of coronavirus vaccines across the country The vaccines Covishield and Covaxin have been approved by DCGI fo

08-01-2021

Chennai After allowing 100 occupancy in cinema halls Tamil Nadu on Friday reversed its order after the Centre objected to it and asked the state to scrap the order The theatres are allowed to operate at 50?pacity for now Earlier a doctors open letter criticising the state governments decision amid c

08-01-2021

Amid fears over new COVID19 strain from UK Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has released guidelines for passengers coming to Delhi from UK While those testing positive for coronavirus will be isolated at isolation facilities passengers testing negative will also be subjected to sevenday institutional quaran

08-01-2021

NewDelhi The Air India Express has become the first airline in India to use robotic technology to clean and disinfectant the interiors of aircrafts using an ultraviolet Robotic device A UV ultraviolet robotic device fitted with UV disinfection lamping system was engaged by the airline today at Delh

08-01-2021

The person who waved the Indian flag outside the US Capitol building on Wednesday amidst American and proTrump flags was Keralaborn IndianAmerican Vinson Palathingal Trump rallies are always a lot of fun he said in a nowdeleted Facebook post explaining why he had gone to the Capitol Vinson said he w

08-01-2021

India ended the second day of the Sydney Test at 962 trailing Australia by 242 runs India opener Shubman Gill slammed his maiden Test fifty while Rohit Sharma opening for the first time overseas in Test cricket scored 26 runs off 77 deliveries Earlier in the day Australia were dismissed for 338 in t

08-01-2021

WHO says it is safe to eat chicken and eggs amid bird flu scare as long as they are properly prepared and cooked Normal temperatures used for cooking food reaches 70°C in all parts can kill the virus Cases in humans have mostly been linked to home slaughter and subsequent handling of diseased or dea

08-01-2021

Amid cases of bird flu reported in several states at least 10 crows were found dead near a concrete plant in UPs Sonbhadra district on Wednesday night Their samples will be sent to Madhya Pradeshs Bhopal for a bird flu test Meanwhile district authorities said that the crows may have died due to extr

08-01-2021

NewDelhi Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that the COVID19 vaccine for Indians will be available in the next few days In a short time India has done well by developing vaccines he added Lakhs of healthcare workers are being trained through dry runs and the process to train more is

08-01-2021

Condemning the violence that occurred at the US Capitol Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that it was a dark moment in US history Im personally saddened by this mob violence which is exactly what this is Zuckerberg wrote in a memo to his staff He further said that peaceful transition of power is cr

07-01-2021

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the 306km long New RewariNew Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor This section of the freight corridor is situated in Haryana and Rajasthan PM Modi also flagged off the worlds first Double Stack Long Haul 15km long container train hauled by

07-01-2021

A World Health Organization WHO team on Thursday visited a COVID19 vaccination centre in Gurugram for inspection A WHO official said Arrangements are satisfactory and all recommendations have been followed to the letter The centre is ready to conduct the vaccination drive Gurugram conducted a dry ru

07-01-2021

Washington US Presidentelect Joe Biden and Vice Presidentelect Kamala Harris win in the US Presidential election was officially confirmed after the Congress accepted the Electoral College result Vice President Mike Pence announced the 306232 Electoral College vote count The results were announced ho

07-01-2021

Thirtyeight women and children were rescued by the Rajasthan police after they were kidnapped by around 100 people wielding weapons including swords and knives in Baaman Devariyan village of Jhalawar district The police said that the accused came in the bus and other vehicles from Ratlam district of

07-01-2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted Distressed to see news about rioting and violence in Washington DC Orderly and peaceful transfer of power must continue He added The democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests This comes after US President Donald Tr

07-01-2021

The European Medicines Agency EMA has recommended the use of Modernas coronavirus vaccine in the European Union EU In response European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted Now we are working at full speed to approve it and make it available in the EU Earlier the EU had approved PfizerB

07-01-2021

Washington Mobs of US President Donald Trumps supporters stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday forcing Congress to suspend a session to certify Presidentelect Joe Bidens victory Police deployed tear gas inside the Capitol to disperse the rioters who used chemical irritants to attack police One w

07-01-2021

China has blocked the arrival of a team of investigators from the World Health Organization who are researching the origins of the coronavirus claiming that their visas had not yet been approved Two scientists had already left their home countries for Wuhan One of them was sent back home while the o

06-01-2021

The BCCI on Wednesday announced Team Indias playing XI for the third Test against Australia which will take place in Sydney from tomorrow Rohit Sharma has replaced Mayank Agarwal in the side and will open alongside Shubman Gill Further Navdeep Saini has been included in the side as the third fast bo

06-01-2021

Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla has said all government semigovernment and private schools will reopen for classes 5 to 12 from January 7 onwards An official press note said that the timings of the schools will be from 10 am to 3 pm The minister said that the decision was taken followin

06-01-2021

Shimla The Himachal Pradesh government today declared January 17 19 and 21 as public holiday on account of general election to Panchayat Raj Institutions The polling for the elections will be held from 8 am to 4 pm on the three days Elections for ward member block development committees zila parisha

06-01-2021

NewDelhi The government has warned people against downloading fake CoWIN apps which have been created by unscrupulous elements to sound similar to the governments upcoming official platform Do not download or share personal information on these The official platform will be adequately publicised on

06-01-2021

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has suggested that the Republic Day festivities should be cancelled altogether Getting crowds to cheer the parade as usual would be irresponsible he said on Twitter His comments came after UK PM Boris Johnson who was supposed to be Indias Chief Guest for Republic Day Parad

06-01-2021

At least four people died and six others fell ill due to toxic gas leakage from a unit at Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha on Wednesday The steel plant is run by the staterun SAIL According to a preliminary report the four workers died due to emission of carbon monoxide gas from the unit the official

06-01-2021

NewDelhi Three more people have tested positive for the new UK COVID19 strain in Chennai Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan said on Tuesday So far 4 people have tested positive for the new variant of the virus Dr Radhakrishnan added India reported 20 more cases of the UK variant on Tuesd

06-01-2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated a natural gas pipeline from Keralas Kochi to Mangaluru in Karnatakas Dakshina Kannada district via video conference PM Modi said It is an honour to dedicate the 450km pipeline to the nation This is an important day for India especially for people o

05-01-2021

WHO DirectorGeneral Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has praised Indias decisive action and its resolve to end the COVID19 pandemic As the worlds largest vaccine producer its India well placed to do so he said on Twitter On Sunday Indias drug regulator DCGI approved Serum Institute of Indias Covishield an

05-01-2021

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced a new national lockdown for England until at least midFebruary to combat the new variant of the coronavirus with people urged to stay at home He said that people will be asked to shield if they are vulnerable He further said that schools and colleg

05-01-2021

NewDelhi The laboratory at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute in Bareilly has detected bird flu in the samples of dead migratory water birds found at Pong Dam Lake in Himachal Pradesh said Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Wildlife Archana Sharma Around 1800 migratory birds most of them B

05-01-2021

Women in several places across Haryana are receiving training to drive tractors to take part in the Tractor Kisan Parade that protesting farmers have threatened to hold on January 26 Republic Day if their demands are not met A woman at one of the training sites said Women power has joined the battle

05-01-2021

Three people tested positive for new UK COVID19 strain on Monday in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan following which they were isolated and contact tracing was carried out to contain the spread of the virus A total of 38 samples have been found to be positive with the new UK variant of COVID19 i

05-01-2021

After Income Tax department officials on Monday visited premises of Robert Vadra to record his statement in connection with a benami assets case he said Were here to cooperate Vadra added It was nothing related to benami property Justice and truth will prevail Ive nothing to hide and worry Vadra is

04-01-2021

Maharashtras former minister Vilas Patil Undalkar passed away aged 82 in Satara on Monday He reportedly died after following a brief illness Popularly known as kaka Undalkar won from Karad South Assembly seat seven times till 2014 Ajit Pawar said that Undalkar will be remembered for his vital contri

04-01-2021

North India will likely witness a wet spell along with thunderstorm hailstorm and lightning at isolated places till Tuesday the India Meteorological Department IMD said Later fresh northerlynorthwesterly winds are likely to set in over northwest India plains leading to cold to severe cold wave condi

04-01-2021

Republican Congressman Andy Biggs has introduced a bill in the US Congress to terminate Pakistans designation as a major nonNATO ally The status allows benefits like access to excess US defence supplies and participation in defence research and development projects Pakistan was named a major nonNATO

04-01-2021

PM Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated National Atomic Timescale and Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya via video conferencing and dedicated them to the nation The National Atomic Timescale generates Indian Standard Time with an accuracy of 28 nanoseconds Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya supports testing and calibr

04-01-2021

Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday said that three people including a junior engineer have been arrested and a case is registered in connection with the Ghaziabad roof collapse incident On Sunday the roof of a crematorium collapsed in Ghaziabads Muradnagar killing at least 25 people CM Yogi Adit

04-01-2021

Chennai Tamil Nadu government has allowed 100 occupancy in cinema halls theatres and multiplexes amid decrease in COVID19 cases Earlier they were permitted to open with 50 of their seating capacity Further in order to create awareness among the spectators the precautionary measures for COVID19 shall

04-01-2021

The World Health Organization WHO on Sunday welcomed Indias decision to give emergency use authorisation to two COVID19 vaccines Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh Regional Director WHO SouthEast Asia said This decision taken today by India will help intensify and strengthen the fight against the COVID19 pan

03-01-2021

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said it was for the first time since Independence that such an arrogant government had come to power that cannot see the sufferings of annadatas In a statement she demanded that the new farm laws be immediately withdrawn unconditionally Over 50 farme

03-01-2021

At least 21 people have died and several others injured or trapped in debris after the roof of a crematorium collapsed in Ghaziabads Muradnagar As per reports several people were standing under the roof in an area undergoing construction work for taking shelter from rain Defence Minister Rajnath Sin

03-01-2021

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday tweeted India today takes a giant step towards decisively defeating the COVID19 pandemic with DCGI granting approval to vaccines of Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech The minister added We are proud of our scientists who made this vaccine possible in

03-01-2021

Chennai Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami has announced ₹600 crore relief assistance to about five lakh farmers whose crops were damaged due to the recent cyclones Crops on 31 lakh hectares were affected in Tamil Nadu due to Cyclone Nivar and Cyclone Burevi during NovemberDecember 2020 he said Th

03-01-2021

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah has said that no vaccine belongs to any political party they belong to humanity When my turn comes Ill happily roll up my sleeve and get a COVID19 vaccine he added This comes after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said he cannot trust BJPs vaccine and wo

03-01-2021

Drugs Controller General of India DCGI on Sunday approved Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotechs COVID19 vaccines Covishield and Covaxin for restricted use in emergency situation Ms Serum and Ms Bharat Biotech vaccines have to be administered in two doses said DCGI It further granted permissio

03-01-2021

Krantikari Kisan Union President Darshan Pal has announced that protesting farmers will hold a Tractor Kisan Parade on January 26 Republic Day in Delhi as part of their protest against the new farm laws Pal added that the protesting farmers will also hold marches towards the Governors Houses in diff

02-01-2021

Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 7°C at 830 am on Saturday which is likely to rise by 59°C during the next 24 hours the India Meteorological Department IMD stated Minimum temperatures have increased by around 5°C over Delhi These temperatures are likely to maintain during the next 23 days th

02-01-2021

Seven civilians received minor injuries in a grenade attack by terrorists in the Tral area of Jammu and Kashmirs Pulwama district on Saturday said the police The terrorists threw the grenade towards security personnel at the Tral bus stand but the grenade missed its target and exploded in the market

02-01-2021

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Buta Singh passed away aged 86 on Saturday Singh who fought his first elections as an Akali Dal member and joined the Congress in the 1960s had also authored a collection of articles on Punjabi literature and Sikh history PM Narendra Modi condoled hi

02-01-2021

NewDelhi Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that COVID19 vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country A dry run for administering COVID19 vaccine is being conducted today across all States and UTs Earlier in the day Vardhan said I appeal to the people not to be misg

02-01-2021

Kolkata BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after suffering a mild cardiac arrest at a gym He felt dizzy when he was in the gym and he went to Woodlands to get the tests done Thats when it came to light that there was a cardiac issue journalist Boria Maju

02-01-2021

Thiruvananthapuram Cinema halls and theatres in Kerala will reopen from January 5 with 50 seating capacity Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced on Friday Festive celebrations at places of worship will also be allowed with limited audience said CM Vijayan COVID19 vaccine that is to be made avail

01-01-2021

Banguluru Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa on Thursday launched an initiative Bengaluru Mission 2022 The initiative aims to build efficient city highways across Bengaluru and its suburban expanse through development and effective maintenance of key urban roads Bengaluru will be made a model city in the w

01-01-2021

Punes Resident Deputy Collector has announced that medical checkups are mandatory for travellers coming from Europe South Africa and Middle East in view of the threat from the new strain of coronavirus Out of the 512 passengers who had returned from UK between November 25 and December 23 four have b

01-01-2021

NewDelhi Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has said that exit gates of Khan Market Supreme Court Central Secretariat and Mandi House stations which were closed earlier today have been reopened However the exit gates of Rajiv Chowk station have now been closed Entry and interchange is permitted at this R

01-01-2021

NewDelhi Indias largest airline IndiGo on Thursday revealed that some of its servers were hacked during the early days of December There is a possibility that some internal documents may get uploaded by the hackers on public websites and platforms it said IndiGo added it was able to restore its syst

01-01-2021

A group of farmers protesting against farm bills at the RajasthanHaryana border broke the barricades to march towards Delhi on Thursday The Haryana Police said Around 20 to 25 tractors managed to break through the barricades this afternoon and enter Rewari Water cannons and tear gas shells were also

31-12-2020

Rajasthans Jhalawar district administration has imposed Section 144 in Radi area after several crows died due to Avian flu A Rapid Response Team has been constituted to collect samples from poultry farms and shops said Jhalawar District Collector If the poultry in a chicken farm is found to be infe

31-12-2020

NewDelhi Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today announced that the CBSE board examinations 2021 for Class 10 and 12 will commence on May 4 He added that the practical examinations will start from March 1 Further the board examinations are expected to end on June 10 while the results are e

31-12-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the three central farm laws with the support of both LDF and UDF legislators Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had moved the resolution in the Assembly against the laws in a special session convened to discuss the farmers issue

31-12-2020

Yemen At least 22 people were killed and over 50 wounded in an attack which was captured live on camera on Yemens Aden airport on Wednesday There was at least one explosion shortly after a plane carrying the wartorn countrys newly formed government arrived A second explosion was heard around Maasheq

31-12-2020

NewDelhi The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA has extended the suspension of scheduled international commercial passenger services to and from India till January 31 The restriction does not apply to international allcargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA However int

31-12-2020

NewDelhi Director of AIIMS Delhi Randeep Guleria on Wednesday said that it is a possibility that the UK COVID19 strain couldve entered India prior to December The reason of concern with this UK strain is that preepidemiological data shows it is more infectious he added Twenty cases of the UK strain

31-12-2020

NewDelhi Delhi Disaster Management Authority has imposed a night curfew in Delhi which doesnt allow over five persons to assemble at public places and no New Year events are permitted from 11 pm to 6 am on December 31 and January 1 at public places There is no restriction on interstate and intrastat

31-12-2020

Income Tax Department on Wednesday announced the deadline for filing income tax returns for individuals has been extended by 10 days to January 10 2021 The decision was taken in view of the continued challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting statutory compliances due to outbreak of COVID19 Today as m

30-12-2020

NewDelhi Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said consensus on two out of four issues was reached between the government and protesting farmers after the sixth round of talks One of the issues was an ordinance related to the environment regarding which unions were apprehensi

30-12-2020

A new Facebook Messenger scam has been identified where users receive a link which asks them Is it you in the video The link does not have a video and it redirects users to a URL that shows a page similar to Facebooks login page If users enter their details they stand to lose access to their Faceboo

30-12-2020

NewDelhi Citing a fresh surge of COVID19 cases in Europe and the US the central government has asked the states to maintain a strict vigil on New Year celebrations so as to curb potential super spreader events The government further said that the states and UTs can consider imposition of appropriate

30-12-2020

Banguluru IAS officer P Ravi Kumar has been appointed as Karnatakas 38th Chief Secretary Kumar a 1984batch officer will replace TM Vijay Bhaskar who will superannuate on December 31 An official notification that appointed Kumar as the Chief Secretary was issued by the Department of Personnel and Adm

30-12-2020

Pathanamthitta The Sabarimala temple will open on December 30 at 5 pm for the annual festival Makaravilakku officials said on Monday According to Travancore Devaswom Board TDB a COVID19 negative certificate taken within 48 hours of the pilgrimage will be mandatory for devotees visiting from December

29-12-2020

The Farmer unions on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare accepting Centres proposal to hold next round of talks on December 30 In the letter the unions reiterated its fourpoint agenda including modalities to repeal farm laws and a mechanism to bring a law for pr

29-12-2020

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC on Tuesday announced that all the schools in Mumbai will remain shut till January 15 This comes after cases of new coronavirus strain from the UK were confirmed in the country Earlier the city had revised guidelines for those arriving from the UK Middle Eas

29-12-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala government is planning to introduce a legislation to bypass Centres farm laws state Agriculture Minister VS Sunil Kumar said Wed also see the new legislation introduced by other statesbefore drafting he further said Mentioning that produces to Kerala markets come from mandi

29-12-2020

NewDelhi Social activist Anna Hazare said that he will go on a hunger strike if his demands on issues concerning farmers are not met by the Centre by the end of January 2021 The government is just giving empty promises due to which I do not have any trust left he added Hazare further said it would b

29-12-2020

Thiruvananthapuram CPIMs Arya Rajendran a 21yearold secondyear student of BSc Mathematics became the youngest Mayor in the country after taking charge of Keralas Thiruvananthapuram Corporation on Monday Arya whose father is an electrician and mother an LIC agent is the state president of Balasangam

29-12-2020

NewDelhi Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 36°C at 830 am on Tuesday which is likely to fall by 2°C during the next 24 hours the India Meteorological Department has stated Earlier the IMD had forecasted that the cold wave conditions will start in Delhi on Tuesday and will continue till Decembe

29-12-2020

NewDelhi India has reported its first six cases of the new coronavirus strain A total of 6 samples of 6 UK returnees were found to be positive with the new UK variant Three samples were found to be positive in NIMHANS Bengaluru two in CCMB Hyderabad and one in NIV Pune The six people have been kept

29-12-2020

Japan has said it will temporarily ban nonresident foreign nationals from entering the country after it reported cases of the new coronavirus variant detected in the UK The ban will be effective from December 28 and will run through January Japanese citizens and foreign residents can enter by showin

27-12-2020

The ICC on Sunday announced the Mens T20I Team of the Decade MS Dhoni has been named the captain of the side while Rohit Sharma Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are the other three Indians included in the team World number one T20I bowler Rashid Khan has also been included Chris Gayle has been include

27-12-2020

Hyderabad Four persons including a Chinese national were arrested by the Cyberabad police on Friday in connection with the illegal microfinance business The police seized two laptops four mobile phones and a bank account with Rs 2 crore deposits The arrested persons were identified as Yi Bai alias

25-12-2020

NewDelhi PM Narendra Modi on Friday released ₹18000 crore to over 9 crore farmers under the PMKISAN scheme Working for the welfare of our hardworking farmers PM Modi tweeted Speaking to a farmer PM Modi said I urge you to tell farmers about Kisan Credit Card and its various benefits which include th

25-12-2020

The Pune district administration on Thursday issued a prohibitory order under Section 144 in 17 villages including Perne Phata ahead of the BhimaKoregaon battle anniversary event on January 1 The order stated that no outsider would be allowed to visit the Jaystambh from 12 noon on December 30 till 6

25-12-2020

The BMC is monitoring over 1500 people who arrived in Mumbai between November 25 and December 22 from the UK where a mutated strain of coronavirus has been detected The BMC stated The UK returnees will be closely monitored and our teams have started following up with them They will also have to go t

25-12-2020

A 35yearold alleged gangrape victim in Uttar Pradeshs Shahjahanpur has accused a police subinspector of raping her She claimed she was on foot when five men came in a car forcibly dragged her to a field and raped her She further said that when she went to Jalalabad police station a subinspector took

24-12-2020

bangulur Karnataka government has withdrawn the night curfew order hours before it was set to be implemented in the state The night curfew was set to be imposed from 11 pm to 5 am from tonight until January 1 After receiving feedback from the publicand after discussingwith senior officials it was de

24-12-2020

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology MeitY has clarified that no penalty or punishment will be imposed on individual users of banned mobile apps such as PUBG TikTok and UC Browser In response to an RTI the ministry added that intermediaries recognised under Section 69A of Informati

24-12-2020

Vande Bharat flights from the UK have been temporarily suspended due to the emergence of a new strain of coronavirus there the MEA said An estimated 18 lakh people have been repatriated under Phase 8 Plus of the Vande Bharat Mission since early December it added Under the mission over 40 lakh people

24-12-2020

A Pakistani antiterrorism court has sentenced 2611 Mumbai attacks mastermind and JamaatudDawa chief Hafiz Saeed to 155 years in prison in a terror financing case The court also imposed a PKR 2 lakh fine on Saeed Saeed will have to undergo collective imprisonment of over 36 years in five terror finan

24-12-2020

The Cricket Advisory Committee CAC comprising Madan Lal Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik on Thursday met virtually to select three members of the AllIndia Senior Selection Committee Men Chetan Sharma Abey Kuruvilla and Debashish Mohanty have been selected as the three members of the committee

24-12-2020

The Government of India has written a letter to farmer unions and invited them for another round of talks over the new agriculture bills The government also asked the protesting farmers to decide the date and time for the next round of talks The government is committed to reaching logical solutions

24-12-2020

Banguluru The Karnataka government has issued Standard Operating Procedures SOPs for the night curfew imposed between 11 pm and 5 am till January 2 The movement of longdistance night buses train services and air services are permitted All industries companies organisations which require operations a

24-12-2020

Kolkatha The state board examinations for class 10 and 12 will be held in June 2021 West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Wednesday The Class 10 exams will be held first and the Class 12 after that Earlier Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank ruled out conducting CBSE

23-12-2020

NewDelhi Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that the farmers unions should tell whatever they want to add or subtract from the Centres proposal to the government He said Im hopeful that farmers unions will discuss our request He added Were ready for a discussion at th

23-12-2020

Banguluru The Karnataka government has revised its orders regarding the night curfew which was intended to be enforced from today The Chief Ministers Office said that the night curfew will be imposed from 11 pm to 5 am starting tomorrow December 24 until January 1 It added that movement of individua

23-12-2020

BJP has emerged as the single largest party in District Development Council DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir by winning 75 seats The National Conference NC has won 67 seats whereas the Peoples Democratic Party PDP secured 27 seats The Gupkar Alliance which includes the NC and PDP has won a total of 11

23-12-2020

To ensure containment of the COVID19 pandemic the Rajasthan government has decided to impose Diwalilike restrictions on New Years eve Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot appealed to people to celebrate at home and avoid bursting firecrackers or gathering outside Rajasthan will strictly follow the directions

22-12-2020

The Chhattisgarh government has declared a threeday state mourning till December 23 on the demise of former Madhya Pradesh CM and veteran Congress leader Motilal Vora on Monday The state government said it has also decided that the last rites of Motilal Vora would be performed with state honour PM N

21-12-2020

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has announced that all the flights originating from UK to India will be temporarily suspended till 1159 pm December 31 This suspension will be in effect from 1159 pm December 22 the ministry added The decision has been taken after UK reported a new coronavirus strain c

21-12-2020

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC has issued guidelines on COVID19 vaccination after allergic reactions Anyone who had a severe reaction to a COVID19 vaccine should not get the second dose the agency said Individuals with histories of severe allergic reaction to vaccines should c

21-12-2020

NewDelhi Farmer unions on Sunday announced a 24hour relay hunger strike at all protest sites starting from Monday and appealed to citizens to skip a meal on the occasion of Kisan Diwas on December 23 The hunger strike will take place in groups of 11 Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav said while addre

21-12-2020

A transparent glass sky bridge being constructed in Rajgir town in Bihars Nalanda is expected to open early next year officials said Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inspected the work in progress for the construction of the bridge which will be 200 feet high and 85 feet long Officials said people walking over

21-12-2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah criticised CM Mamata Banerjee saying infiltration in Bengal has increased manifold He said that the current TMC government headed by CM Banerjee cannot stop infiltration as it believes in minority appeasement adding Only BJP can do it Shah further said that political vi

21-12-2020

The World Health Organization WHO has urged European countries to redouble their control and prevention approaches to coronavirus after a new COVID19 strain was found in the UK Several European countries have decided to suspend all flights from the UK in response WHO also urged its members to increa

21-12-2020

Speaking about coronavirus vaccine Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said In Pfizer contract its very clear were not responsible for any side effects If you turn into a crocodile its your problem If a woman starts to grow a beard or if a man starts to speak with an effeminate voice they wont have a

19-12-2020

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that UP CM Yogi Adityanath should quit if he is unable to provide good education to the children of the state which has a large population The people will choose the person who has the ability to give good education to the children of the big state Sis

19-12-2020

ED has attached assets worth ₹1186 crore of former JK CM Farooq Abdullah and others in connection with its money laundering probe linked to alleged financial irregularities in the JK Cricket Association The agency has issued a provisional attachment order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act

19-12-2020

Bangluru Karnataka government on Saturday decided to reopen schools and PreUniversity Colleges which were shut due to the prevailing COVID19 situation for Class 10 and secondyear PUC Class 12 students from January 1 It added that Vidyagama programme for Class 69 will also begin from January 1 Atten

19-12-2020

Scientists at The Marine Mammal Center identified a novel skin disease in dolphins that is linked to climate change Due to decreased water salinity brought upon by climate change the dolphins develop patchy and raised skin lesions across their bodies The deadly skin disease was first noted on approx

19-12-2020

Honda Cars India has decided to shut its plant in Uttar Pradeshs Greater Noida which was set up in 1997 reports said However the plant will continue to have its research and development setup spare parts division and corporate office The automaker will rely on its facility in Rajasthan to roll out i

19-12-2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday had lunch at a farmers house in West Bengals West Midnapore district He was accompanied by BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya BJP National VicePresident Mukul Roy and state party chief Dilip Ghosh Sharing pictures from the lunch Shah said Gr

19-12-2020

IndoIslamic Cultural Foundation IICF trust has released the first architectural design for a mosque in Ayodhya district the fiveacre land for which was allotted by the Supreme Court last year The first phase of the project will have a hospital along with the mosque The name of the mosque is yet to b

19-12-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan claimed victory in local body polls and said its a befitting reply to those who are trying to destroy Kerala BJP and UDF who have taken antidevelopment campaign should withdraw from it and do an introspection he added Vijayanled Left Democratic Front was

16-12-2020

New Delhi Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the positivity rate of COVID19 cases is declining and it was below 2 for the first time on Tuesday since May The mask campaign started by the Delhi government seems to have a great effect Jain added Regarding the availability of ICU be

16-12-2020

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced JEE Mains exam will be held four times a year from 2021 He added that it will be held in February March April and May Itll be a good opportunity for students to improve marks he said The first cycle of JEE Mains will be held from February 23

16-12-2020

Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari resigned from the membership of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly on Wednesday This comes days after Adhikari quit as West Bengal transport minister and from other posts He is welcome in the party if he wishes to join us BJP state unit president Dilip Gh

16-12-2020

The US Congress has passed the 740 billion defence policy bill which among other things calls out the Chinese aggression against India The NDAA included components of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthis resolution language urging China to end its aggression against India By signing that legislation int

16-12-2020

Under the National AYUSH Mission the Ministry of AYUSH has approved 200 Health and Wellness Centres HWC in Uttarakhand In this regard Delhis Arvind Lal Vandana Lal Foundation is providing support to the Uttarakhands Department of AYUSH in the operationalisation of HWCs in Almora district The governm

15-12-2020

Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday wrote to Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar threatening that he will go on hunger strike if the Centre doesnt resolve farmers issues Hazares other demand include granting autonomy to the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices CACP He said the

14-12-2020

US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that the first vaccine against coronavirus has been administered in US Congratulations USA Congratulations WORLD he tweeted Vaccines made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech are the first authorised for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administra

14-12-2020

The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday decided to continue with night curfew in four COVIDhit districts till January 5 The curfew will be in place from 9 pm to 6 am in Shimla Mandi Kangra and Kullu Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Bhardwaj said The state imposed a night curfew in these distr

14-12-2020

The farmer unions have announced a hunger strike from 8 am to 5 pm on December 14 at Singhu border where farmers have been protesting against new agriculture laws The dharnas will be held at all district headquarters farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said hell hold one

13-12-2020

An officer of the CRPFs CoBRA unit was injured on Sunday when an IED planted by Maoists exploded while it was being defused by security personnel in Chhattisgarhs Sukma district a police official said Deputy Commandant Vikas received splinter injury in the blast IG Sundarraj P said The injured offic

13-12-2020

NewDelhi Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that he would be observing a oneday fast on Monday in support of the farmers protesting against the new farm laws He also appealed to AAP workers and supporters and the public to observe the fast as well Earlier he had visited the Singhu Border to sho

13-12-2020

The Odisha government has decided to allow aspirants one more attempt to appear in Odisha Civil Services Combined Competitive Recruitment Examinations 2020 The additional grant is for aspirants who may have exhausted their attempts or are now ineligible to appear in the examination due to upper age

13-12-2020

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country will never forget the cowardly attack on our Parliament in 2001 and paid tributes to security personnel who sacrificed their lives in the attack The Parliament was adjourned at the time of the attack but several parliamentarians and staff were present insi

13-12-2020

NewDelhi Thousands of farmers will begin tractor rally from Rajasthans Shahjahanpur at 11 am on Sunday and will block DelhiJaipur highway farmer leader Kamal Preet Singh Pannu said On December 14 all farmer leaders will sit on a fast sharing same stage at Singhu border said Pannu The farmers main de

12-12-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that the COVID19 vaccine will be made available free of cost to all people in the state The state government will bear all expenses We are ready once the Union Health Ministry gets us enough ampoules he added He further said

12-12-2020

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has reshuffled his Cabinet after the Islamabad High Court barred unelected advisers and special assistants from heading the Cabinet committees Khan appointed Sheikh Rashid Ahmed as Interior Minister and Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as Finance Minister This is the fourth Cabinet resh

11-12-2020

After Bahrain Saudi Arabia has become the second Gulf country to approve the use of COVID19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German partner BioNTech the state media reported on Thursday The Saudi Food and Drug Authority said it would analyse each vaccine shipment to ensure quality standards before us

11-12-2020

Calling on the US FDA to roll out the coronavirus vaccine US President Donald Trump tweeted I just want to stop the world from killing itself The Swine Fluand attempt for a vaccine by Obama Administration with Biden in charge was a disaster Now they want totake over one of the fastest medical miracl

11-12-2020

Hyderabadbased CCMB and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd on Thursday announced a collaboration for manufacturing of dry swab test Direct Amplification rapid RTPCR DArRTPCR to detect SARSCoV2 the COVID19causing virus The test allows for rapid safer and costeffective SARSCOV2 testing CCMB Director said

11-12-2020

JJP leader and Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala said hell resign from his post if he is unable to ensure Minimum Support Price MSP to farmers for their crops Ill work to secure MSP for farmers as long as I am in power said Chautala amid protests Central government has accepted farmers demand of a

11-12-2020

Delhi The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the AAP governments response on a plea challenging its decision of fixing a cap of ₹800 on RTPCR test for COVID19 in the national capital The plea was filed by Association of Practising Pathologists which said that the price fixed would not cover the cost

11-12-2020

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered to extend the statewide night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am and curbs on number of people at gatherings till January 1 next year He asked the state police to strictly enforce the restrictions of a maximum of 100 people at indoor gatherings and 250 people at

11-12-2020

The Maharashtra government has asked the state government employees and contractual staff to not wear jeans or tshirt in the Secretariat and government offices It has instructed the employees to wear appropriate formal clothes so that they appear professional Last year the Bihar government had issue

11-12-2020

The Union Cabinet has approved the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana at an expenditure of ₹1584 crore for the current financial year Union Minister Santosh Gangwar said that the scheme will benefit around 585 lakh employees Its been launched to boost employment in the formal sector and incentivise th

09-12-2020

Farmers unions have rejected the governments proposal over farm laws saying their protests will continue The farmers have insisted that the farm laws be repealed In a draft proposal to 13 unions the Centre had proposed to give a written assurance that the existing Minimum Support Price MSP regime fo

09-12-2020

Australia defeated India by 12 runs in the third T20I in Sydney on Tuesday as India clinched the threematch series 21 This is Indias first defeat in a T20I match since December 8 2019 India were on an 11match unbeaten streak in T20I cricket Team India captain Virat Kohli topscored in the match with

08-12-2020

Pune district has identified around 110 lakh beneficiaries as part of the process of creating a database of healthcare workers for administering the COVID19 vaccine after it is made available District Collector Dr Rajesh Deshmukh said 827 vaccinators including doctors and nurses will be appointed fo

08-12-2020

Kerala Chief Electoral Officer CEO Teeka Ram Meena was unable to cast vote in the states local body polls on Tuesday as his name was missing from the voters list prepared by the State Election Commission I checked with other officials Some of their names are not there too the CEO said Meena assumed

08-12-2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet representatives from protesting farmer unions at 7 pm on Tuesday Rakesh Tikait Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson said We are going to Singhu Border now and from there we will go to the Home Minister Tikait added This comes a day before the scheduled date of n

08-12-2020

The All India Lawyers Union AILU on Tuesday staged a protest at Tis Hazari District Court in Delhi in support of Bharat Bandh The governments response to protest is a matter of concern Legal fraternity stands with farmers Tis Hazari Bar Associations President said The next round of talks between the

08-12-2020

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Tuesday said hed been detained at his house by UP Police since morning Azad was reportedly detained while on his way to join bharat bandh protest India has again gone back into the Emergency era today Our providers the farmers need us but the police under the Y

08-12-2020

Serum Institute of India SII CEO Adar Poonawalla took to Twitter to confirm that they have applied for emergency use authorisation for the Indiamade COVID19 vaccine Covishield This will save countless livesI thank the Government of India and PM Narendra Modi ji for their invaluable support he added

07-12-2020

RTI records accessed by The Indian Express showed that 101 public sector units PSUs contributed nearly ₹155 crore from staff salaries to the PMOs COVID19 relief PM CARES Fund This donation doesnt include the ₹24228 crore PSUs donated from Corporate Social Responsibility CSR funds ONGC gave ₹2906 cro

07-12-2020

PM Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the construction work of Agra Metro Rail Project via video conferencing Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath was present at the programme Improved infrastructure and better connectivity benefits our tourism sector the most It has always been my opinion that tourism

07-12-2020

India has reported 32981 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 9677203 The number of active cases went down to 396729 falling below the four lakhmark for the first time since July The country reported 391 more deaths in the last 24 hours taking the death toll

07-12-2020

Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has been detained after he sat on a dharna against the new farm laws Yadav who was to take part in a Kissan Yatra on Monday staged the protest outside his Lucknow residence after police sealed a road near the Samajwadi Part

07-12-2020

A new penisshaped wooden sculpture appeared on a Bavarian mountainside in Germany after the old one suddenly went missing a week ago The 7foottall sculpture which even appeared on Google Maps classified as a cultural monument was reported to have been chopped down last weekend Its unclear how and wh

06-12-2020

India chased down the target of 195 against Australia in the last over in the second T20I in Sydney to take an unassailable 20 lead in the threematch series With this India registered their fifth consecutive T20I series victory Further India also extended their unbeaten run in T20I cricket to 11 mat

06-12-2020

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Election Commission SEC to declare polls to 198 wards of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike BBMP within six weeks from the date of state governments final reservation notice The fiveyear tenure of the incumbent BBMP had expired in September following which

06-12-2020

Congress has decided to support the Bharat bandh called on December 8 in support of the farmers protesting against the Centres new agriculture laws Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera said Itll be a step towards strengthening Rahul Gandhis support to the farmers Well ensure that the demonstration is s

06-12-2020

Delhi on Sunday experienced shallow fog in the morning as temperatures dropped in the city India Meteorological Department IMD said Meanwhile the Air Quality Index AQI in the national capital remained in the very poor category at 9 am today according to SAFAR Air quality in Delhi and NCR are likely

06-12-2020

Boxer Vijender Singh on Sunday joined the farmers protest at the Singhu border Addressing the farmers Vijender said If the government doesnt withdraw the black laws I will return my Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award The farmers protest at the Singhu border against the Centres farm laws entered the 11th

06-12-2020

Noida Police on Saturday diverted the traffic towards the DelhiNoida Direct DND flyway at the interstate border after protesting farmers blocked the road leading to Delhi Farmers sitting on Chilla border road have blocked Noida to Delhi route We have diverted trafficso the public should not face any

05-12-2020

Fishermen from Kerala have been awarded by the states forest department after they released an endangered whale shark which was accidentally caught in their fishing net back into the sea Pictures of the incident have also surfaced on social media showing the fishermen removing the net and pushing th

05-12-2020

The worlds largest solar telescope captured its first image of a 10000mile wide sunspot on January 28 The image shows the dark centre of the sunspot with a temperature of over 7500 degrees Fahrenheit despite being cooler than the surrounding area The sunspot is formed by a convergence of intense mag

05-12-2020

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla is among six people named Asians of the Year by Singapores The Straits Times Others include Chinas Zhang Yongzhen who led the team that mapped and published online the first complete genome of SARSCoV2 scientists MajorGeneral Chen Wei China Dr Ryuichi Mor

05-12-2020

Following Haryana minister Anil Vij testing Covid19 positive after receiving the first dose as part of Bharat Biotechs Covid19 vaccine trial the company said the trial is based on a twodose schedule given 28 days apart The vaccine efficacy will be determined 14 days post the second dose it said Bhar

05-12-2020

The Chairman of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital board Dr DS Rana has said that the hospital has been given approval for participation of healthcare workers in the Phase3 human trials of Covaxin But it has to be finally cleared by the hospitals ethics committee Once done healthcare workers who are willing wil

05-12-2020

As part of the Bharat Bandh call farmers protesting against Centres agriculture laws will on Tuesday block all the roads leading up to Delhi a farmers union member said on Saturday Harinder Singh Lakhowal of the Bhartiya Kisan Union BKU said toll plazas will also be occupied and protests against the

05-12-2020

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that schools for Class 1 to 8 in the state will remain shut till March 31 next year in view of the coronavirus pandemic No test would be conducted for students of Classes 1 to 8 and they will be evaluated on the basis of the project work he added

05-12-2020

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has threatened a nationwide agitation if the Centre does not withdraw the farm laws Im very concerned about the farmers their lives and livelihood Government of India must withdraw the antifarmer bills she tweeted From the very start we have been strongly o

03-12-2020

According to the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee CPCC the air quality index of the city reported on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti was 143 falling in the moderate category The CPCC said that on the day of Gurpurab last year the air quality index was 118 There were a few cases of cracker b

02-12-2020

Chennai Former High Court judge CS Karnan was arrested in Chennai on Wednesday over his alleged remarks against women judges wives of judges as well as against some Supreme Court and High Court judges Three FIRs have been registered against him over the remarks In 2017 he had become the first sittin

02-12-2020

The Pune Municipal Corporation PMC has extended the COVID19 induced lockdown in the city till December end without any fresh rules or relaxations The state government rules on lockdown in containment zones will continue to check the spread of the viral infection Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar s

02-12-2020

Honey sold by several major brands in India was found adulterated with sugar syrup research and advocacy organisation Centre for Science and Environment CSE said on Wednesday They found 77 of the samples adulterated with sugar syrup Honey samples from brands like Dabur Patanjali Baidyanath Zandu Hit

02-12-2020

In new guidelines issued on maskwearing WHO has recommended wearing face masks when indoors with other people if the ventilation has been deemed inadequate WHO advises that the general public should wear a nonmedical mask in indoor for example shops workplaces schools or outdoor settings where physi

02-12-2020

Cyclone Burevi is likely to hit Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow District Collector Navjot Khosa said on Wednesday We have asked fishermen to return and have completely banned fishing and regulated movement in hilly areas Khosa added We are expecting very high rainfall with wind speeds of 75 to 80 kmph t

02-12-2020

NewDelhi The meeting between protesting farmer unions and the government has concluded with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar calling it good Tomar said next round of talks with the farmers will be held on December 3 Chanda Singh a member of farmers delegation said their movement will contin

01-12-2020

Lucknow The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday capped the price of RTPCR test by private labs at ₹700 and at ₹900 for home collection In September the state government had revised the rates for COVID19 tests conducted by private labs from ₹2500 to ₹1600 This comes after Delhi and Gujarat government

01-12-2020

New Delhi Two days before the inauguration of the statue of Prime Minister Narendra Modis Dean Dayal Upadhyay in February 250 people were left homeless in Varanasi Since then they have been forced to stay on footpaths and temples in the area the National Herald reported Varanasi is Modis Lok Sabha c

01-12-2020

NewDelhi The overall air quality in Delhi deteriorated to the very poor category on Tuesday morning according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board The Air Quality Index in several places in the national capital was in the very poor category including Anand Vihar 389 and Ashok Vihar 398 T

01-12-2020

Former JNU student leader Shehla Rashids father Abdul Rashid Shora wrote to JK DGP Dilbag Singh alleging that her daughter took ₹3 crore to join Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement JKPM He cited a threat to his life from his daughters and wife and also alleged they were carrying out antinational acti

01-12-2020

The Joint Secretary of Punjab Kisan Sangharsh Committee in Delhi Sukhvinder S Sabhran on Tuesday said there are over 500 groups of farmers in the country but Centre has invited only 32 groups for talks He said they will not go till all groups are called Centre has invited the leaders of farmer union

01-12-2020

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Monday addressed the 19th meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation SCO Council of Heads of Government and called terrorism enemy of humanity Naidu said the most important challenge faced by SCO region is terrorism particularly crossborder terrorism India is conce

01-12-2020

An 18yearold student approached the Supreme Court after losing his seat for a fouryear electrical engineering course at IIT Bombay after clicking on a link which was meant to withdraw from the process The student who hails from Agra moved SC after the IIT said all the seats for the course were full

30-11-2020

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC announced on Sunday that they will provide a free mask to people who are found in public places without masks after charging them with a fine of ₹200 Furthermore the municipal body said that so far in the ongoing COVID19 pandemic they have collected more than ₹

30-11-2020

Bhopal Petrol prices crossed the ₹90 per litre mark in Madhya Pradeshs Bhopal on Monday Madhya Pradesh Petrol Pump Owners Associations President Ajay Singh said petrol rate was ₹9005 per litre while diesel was being sold at ₹8010 per litre He added that crude prices are going up due to the increasin

30-11-2020

Chennai Another storm is expected to affect Tamil Nadu less than a week after Cyclone Nivar hit the state the India Meteorological Department IMD said on Monday The cyclone will bring heavy rain over Tamil Nadu and Kerala it added The IMD has issued a red alert for the southern areas of Tamil Nadu a

30-11-2020

Diego Maradonas doctor Leopoldo Luque is being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentine football legend suffered a fatal heart attack Police raided the home and clinic of the 39yearold doctor earlier in the day a local prosecutors office stated This comes after witness

30-11-2020

While campaigning for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation GHMC elections on Saturday Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said Some people were asking me if Hyderabad can be renamed as Bhagyanagar I said Why not He added I told them that we renamed Faizabad as Ayodhya and Allahabad as Pr

29-11-2020

Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao of CRPFs CoBRA Commando Battalion for Resolute Action 206 battalion has been martyred and nine others injured in an IED blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarhs Sukma district Inspector General of Police Bastar Sundarraj P said a team of CoBRA was out for antin

29-11-2020

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Saturday announced that the state government has fixed ₹800 as the cost of a COVID19 test in the states private hospitals Earlier the private labs were charging ₹2200 for a COVID19 test we reduced it to ₹1200 and now this test will be done for ₹800 the Chief Minister sta

28-11-2020

Mumbai Railways on Thursday clarified that children arent allowed to board Mumbai local trains amid COVID19 This comes after authorities noticed women passengers are travelling with their childchildren Divisional Railway ManagerMumbai Division Western Railway tweeted Its requested to depute RPF at e

28-11-2020

The US has announced a reward of up to 5 million nearly ₹37 crore for information leading to arrest or conviction of LashkareTaiba member Sajid Mir for his role in the 2611 Mumbai attack Sajid Mir was LeTs operations manager for the Mumbai attack playing a leading role in its planning preparation an

28-11-2020

NewDelhi The overall air quality in Delhi deteriorated from the moderate category on Friday to the poor category on Saturday morning according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board The Air Quality Index AQI was poor in several places including Anand Vihar 232 and Ashok Vihar 249 However i

28-11-2020

An asteroid named 153201 2000 WO107 would be moving past Earth on November 29 and will be closest to the planet at 1038 am Indian Standard Time The asteroid has a diameter of more than 500 m and is over 800 m high – about the size of Burj Khalifa It was discovered in the year 2000 as per NASA

28-11-2020

Sonakshi Sinha has announced that she is now a licensed scuba diver Something I have been wanting to do for yearsMy love for the ocean has just grown ever since my first snorkel experience she said Sonakshi also shared a picture of her exams answer sheet and wrote This is the first time Ive scored 1

28-11-2020

During his maiden visit to Nepal Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla gifted 2000 vials of Remdesivir injections as part of COVID19related assistance to the country He also handed over essential medicines ventilators test kits and PPE materials to Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali Onc

27-11-2020

NewDelhi The Delhi High Court Thursday said the police and the authorities concerned should avoid collecting fines in cash for violation of Covid19 norms and the AAP government should create a portal for it On the Delhi governments decision to bring down the number of attendees at weddings to 50 t

27-11-2020

NewDelhi The police used tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers on the HaryanaDelhi border as they were marching towards the national capital for the Delhi Chalo agitation Five sandladen trucks and a water cannon have also been deployed at the border Thousands of farmers are marching towards

27-11-2020

An MiG29K trainer aircraft operating at sea met with an accident at around 5 pm on November 26 Thursday the Indian Navy said It added that one pilot has been recovered while searches by air and surface units is in progress for the second pilot An inquiry has been ordered to investigate the incident

27-11-2020

At least five patients died after a fire broke out in the ICU ward of Shivanand COVID19 hospital in Rajkot There were a total of 33 patients in the hospital with seven of them admitted to the ICU The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained Gujarat Chief Minister VIjay Rupani has ordered a probe i

27-11-2020

The Indian Navy has leased two MQ9B SeaGuardian drones unarmed version of the Predator series from US firm General Atomics for carrying out surveillance in the Indian Ocean Region reports said The drones which have been leased for one year can also be used in Ladakh reports added They can stay airbo

26-11-2020

NewDelhi The Delhi Police has situated barricades and trucks filled with sand to stop farmers tractors at Singhu Border Further the police has also stepped up deployment at the borders Thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana are marching towards Delhi as part of the Delhi Chalo agitation to pro

26-11-2020

Fiveyearold Balia one of the conjoined twins from Odisha who was separated from the head at AIIMS Delhi in Indias first Craniopagus surgery in 2017 passed away at a government hospital in Cuttack on Wednesday evening A doctor said He had developed pneumonia and suffered cardiac arrest around 9 pm He

26-11-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief at the passing away of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona Diego Maradona was a maestro of footballThroughout his career he gave us some of the best sporting moments on the football field His untimely demise has saddened us all May his s

26-11-2020

NewDelhi India has recorded 44489 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours data from the Health Ministry showed on Thursday the 19th straight day that singleday cases have stayed below the 50000mark Indias coronavirus tally now stands at 9266705 the secondhighest in the world after the United Stat

26-11-2020

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Thursday tweeted that a threemember Drafting Committee has been formed to frame a law on love jihad in the state Vij added The committee will study the love jihad law formed in other states as well Earlier this month Vij had announced that the state government was c

26-11-2020

Chennai Metro Rail has announced that it will resume services from 12 pm on Thursday and will run the holiday timetable with a headway of 10 minutes Chennai Metro had suspended services at 8 pm last night ahead of Cyclone Nivars landfall Operations at Chennai airport also resumed at 9 am today after

26-11-2020

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona passed away aged 60 due to heart attack on Wednesday Maradona who led Argentina to 1986 FIFA World Cup victory suffered heart attack at his home just two weeks after being discharged from hospital where he had undergone surgery on a blood clot in his brain Ma

25-11-2020

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has thanked Bahrain for taking special care of the Indian diaspora during the coronavirus pandemic Jaishankar who is on a twoday visit to Bahrain on Wednesday met with Bahrains PM Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa Appreciated his warm sentiments towards Indiaa

25-11-2020

Dubai The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslimmajority countries including Pakistan Iran and Syria Reuters reported quoting a document issued by a stateowned business park The decision has been taken over security concerns sources told Reuters Applicatio

25-11-2020

NewDelhi Water cannons were used by police on Wednesday on protesting Haryana farmers marching towards Delhi on the AmbalaDelhi highway in Kurukshetra district to prevent them from proceeding to Delhi They are marching towards Delhi as part of Delhi Chalo agitation to protest against farm laws The f

25-11-2020

After the Enforcement Directorate ED raided Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaiks properties senior party leader Sanjay Raut said We are not afraid of investigation Raut added The rulers in Delhi feel that the Marathispeaking people should not do business and entrepreneurship and if they do they will be fin

25-11-2020

Google on Wednesday issued a clarification saying Indian users will not have to pay any fee for money transfers on Google Pay and that the charges are for US users This comes after reports emerged of Google Pay adding a fee on instant money transfers Google had earlier announced that itll be launchi

25-11-2020

NewDelhi The government has announced all landlinetomobile calls will be dialed with prefix 0 from January 15 2021 Therell be no change in dialing from fixed to fixed lines mobile to fixed lines and mobile to mobile calls Roughly 2539 crore numbering series is expected to be generated This will free

25-11-2020

Chennai Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a public holiday tomorrow in 13 districts in the state in view of Cyclone Nivar Chennai Vellore Cuddalore Villupuram Nagapattinam Tiruvarur Chengalpet Kancheepuram Thanjavur Mayiladuthurai are among the 13 districts Mean

25-11-2020

Chennai The aircraft operations at Chennai International Airport will remain suspended from 7 pm on Wednesday till 7 am on Thursday due to Cyclone Nivar The decision has been taken considering the safety aspect of passengers and the severity of the approaching cyclone the airport said The last metro

25-11-2020

Jupiter Hospital in Thane has successfully conducted Indias first pediatric living donor small intestinal transplant The operation was conducted on a nineyearold COVID19 patient whose intestine had been affected by the viral infection The boys intestine was found to be infected with thrombosis and g

23-11-2020

Referring to BCCI sacking Sanjay Manjrekar from commentary exCoA member Ramachandra Guha said What Ganguly is doing is incorrect and no other country would allow it He added Gags on commentators are badThatManjrekar has to beg to be readmitted in the commentary team is pathetic He further said Why

23-11-2020

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has revealed that the BCCI earned ₹4000 crore from IPL 2020 and added that the TV viewership of the tournament went 25 higher than the last year He further said BCCI managed to cut nearly 35 of the cost as compared to IPL 2019 Over 30000 COVID19 tests were conducted for 18

23-11-2020

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away at the age of 86 after his health condition deteriorated while undergoing treatment at Gauhati Medical College Hospital for postCOVID complications The leader was earlier put on ventilator after he suffered multiorgan failure doctors said He had tested positiv

23-11-2020

The Maharashtra government has announced that passengers coming to the state from DelhiNCR Rajasthan Gujarat and Goa must carry negative RTPCR COVID19 test report For air passengers the RTPCR sample collection must have been done within 72 hours of scheduled time of landing while for rail passengers

23-11-2020

IITMadras researchers have made a SolarPowered Unmanned Autonomous Survey Craft for Indian ports and inland waterways It can undertake autonomous hydrographic and oceanographic surveys providing realtime data transmission over long distances It can be equipped with a 360° camera and LiDAR for seamle

23-11-2020

Telangana government on Monday issued an order allowing reopening of cinema halls theatres and multiplexes in the state at 50?pacity in areas outside the containment zones with immediate effect It also asked the management to make sure everyone wears mask hand sanitisers are provided at various poin

23-11-2020

Pakka Hyderabadi girl studied at Secunderabad Shiva Shivani Public School Amrin Qureshi Starring in two big Hindi Films has become an interesting topic in the Industry These two Hindi Films are remakes of Telugu Superhits Cinema Chupista Mava and Julayi Directors and Producers believe that Amrin has

23-11-2020

Bengaluru The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation BMTC has decided to offer selfdefence training to its women staff members in a bid to empower them to be custodians of their own safety Besides this the entire employee force will be offered classes on gender sensitisation selfassertiveness

22-11-2020

Mumbai A court in Mumbai has sent Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa to judicial custody till December 4 in connection with a drugs case The couple was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau The agency had recovered 865 grams of ganja from Bhartis production office and house During interr

22-11-2020

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday attended 15th edition of G20 Summit hosted by Saudi Arabia virtually At the Summit I put forward a need to develop a new global index based on talent technology transparency and trusteeship towards the planet said PM Modi Multiskilling reskilling to build a talent pool

22-11-2020

Chennai Police on Saturday arrested a 67yearold man identified as Durairaj for throwing a placard towards Home Minister Amit Shah while he was walking down the road greeting BJP supporters The placard which read Go Back Amit Shah fell far away from the Home Minister Police said Durairaj recently cre

22-11-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has signed an ordinance amending Kerala Police Act which proposes five years of imprisonment or a fine of ₹10000 or both for any social media post that is deemed offensive or threatening CM Pinarayi Vijayan claimed the ordinance was introduced t

22-11-2020

To curb rising COVID19 cases the Rajasthan government has decided to impose night curfew from 8 pm to 6 am in eight most affected districts They are Jaipur Jodhpur Kota Bikaner Udaipur Ajmer Alwar and Bhilwara The state government has also increased the penalty for not wearing masks from ₹200 to ₹5

22-11-2020

Chennai AIADMK today announced its alliance with BJP will continue for 2021 Assembly elections Party coordinator and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam made the announcement at a function attended by Home Minister and BJPs chief election strategist Amit Shah This comes amid BJPs Tamil Nadu unit being at logg

21-11-2020

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Friday said that all the schools in BMC jurisdiction would remain closed till December 31 The decision has been taken in the wake of rise in COVID19 cases in Mumbai Schools will not reopen on November 23 she stated The Maharashtra government had earlier allowed class

20-11-2020

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij was administered a trial dose of COVAXIN at a hospital in Ambala on Friday a video of which has surfaced online Vij had earlier offered to be the first volunteer for COVAXINs 3rd phase trials and had later said he would be administered the dose under the supervision

20-11-2020

An antiterrorism court in Pakistan on Thursday sentenced JamaatudDawa head Hafiz Saeed to 10year imprisonment in an illegal funding case The court has also ordered that the 2611 Mumbai attack masterminds properties should be confiscated Moreover three other members of JamaatudDawa have also been giv

19-11-2020

The Delhi Jal Board has planned to clean Yamuna river by March 2023 Delhi government will set up a modern technology to treat around 150 MGD of polluted water coming fromHaryana and Uttar Pradesh the Delhi government said Sludge and septage from septic tanks across Delhi will be collectedand reused

19-11-2020

The Rajasthan government has sought central clearance for denotifying Bansi Paharpur block of Bharatpurs Band Baretha wildlife sanctuary to allow mining of a unique pink sandstone reportedly to be used in the construction of Ayodhyas Ram temple Theres nothing in writing on supplying stone for any pa

19-11-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the Centre cannot extend CBIs jurisdiction without permission from the states The law is in tune with the federal structure of the constitution it said The ruling comes as eight states including Rajasthan West Bengal Kerala and Maharashtra have revo

19-11-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that the fine for not wearing masks at public places has been increased from ₹500 to ₹2000 in the National Capital This comes amid spike in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Delhi Kejriwal also urged people to celebrate Chhath Puja with caut

19-11-2020

Bihar Education Minister Mewa Lal Choudhary has resigned from the post three days after taking oath amid allegations of corruption against him This comes after opposition party RJD questioned the BJPled NDA over the appointment of corruptionaccused Choudhary as the minister Earlier an old video also

19-11-2020

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tweeted that there was no need for Congress leader Kapil Sibal to mention the partys internal issue to the media Gehlot said that this has hurt the sentiments of party workers This comes after Sibal criticised the state of affairs in the party after their po

17-11-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to CBSE and Delhi government to waive examination fees for class 10 and 12 this academic year amid the COVID19 pandemic How can we direct it Its for the government to decide the SC said Advocate Ashok Aggarwal appearing for t

17-11-2020

NewDelhi The Delhi government on Tuesday announced that November 20 has been declared as a public holiday on account of the Chhath Puja The Delhi Disaster Management Authority DDMA has banned community celebrations of Chhath Puja at public places like river banks temples ghats in view of the coronav

17-11-2020

Apple has started sending foldable iPhones to its assembly partner Foxconn for testing purposes with a possible release in September 2022 reported Chinese media portal Economic Daily News Apple has also reportedly asked Foxconn to perform over 100000 opening and closing tests Similar tests for lapt

17-11-2020

BJP General Secretary Tarun Chugh has announced that the party has started preparations on a war footing to contest all 117 seats in the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections Chugh added The last elections we fought alone was in 1992 His statement came nearly two months after the SAD had quit NDA over the

17-11-2020

Gujarat BJP leader PVS Sarma allegedly attempted suicide by hanging on Sunday a day after a cheating complaint was registered against him the police said Sarma who was reportedly found by his driver and hospitalised is stated to be out of danger He was accused of faking circulation figures for his n

17-11-2020

Olympic steeplechase gold medalist Conseslus Kipruto from Kenya has been booked for having sex with a 15yearold girl Under Kenyan law Kipruto was charged with defilement which is sexual intercourse with a minor under the age of 18 He was released on bail on Monday after he pleaded not guilty Kipruto

17-11-2020

After the recent results of Bihar Assembly elections and bypolls to Assembly seats in multiple states senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal has said First of all we Congressmen must recognise that we are in decline He added Ever since the communication revolution took place elections have turned into a

16-11-2020

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said there will be no reimposition of lockdown in Delhi I dont think it will be an effective step now wearing of masks by everyone will be more beneficial he added while stating that the third wave of COVID19 has passed its peak in Delhi Active coronavirus ca

16-11-2020

US Presidentelect Joe Biden took to Twitter to congratulate SpaceX and NASA for launching the first commercial crew flight into space Its a testament to power of science and what we can accomplish by harnessing our innovation ingenuity and determination Biden wrote This marks the second time in a de

16-11-2020

Conservation scientist Melanie Clapham and software developers Ed Miller and Mary Nguyen have developed a facial recognition system called BearID to identify and monitor the individual health of bears The system which has an accuracy rate of 84 aims to reduce direct interaction between humans and wi

16-11-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday unveiled Statue of Peace in Rajasthans Pali through video conference on the 151st birth anniversary of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj The PM said that this statue will become an inspiration source of peace and nonviolence in the world The

16-11-2020

A section of Eiffel Towers original staircase will be auctioned by a French auction house on December 1 which is expected to fetch up to ₹35 lakh up to €40000 The staircase from 1889 was used to connect the second and third levels of the monument A few years later an elevator replaced the original s

16-11-2020

NewDelhi Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said that around 70 people in the national capital didnt burn firecrackers on Diwali after the Delhi government imposed a ban on the same He added I hope that the results will be better next year He further said a longterm solution to the probl

16-11-2020

Fifteen AsiaPacific countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership RCEP considered the worlds biggest freetrade deal In addition to 10 ASEAN nations it includes China Japan South Korea Australia and New Zealand India last year refused to join RCEP over concerns that cheap Chinese g

16-11-2020

Karthi has a penchant for successfully selecting unique scripts and he has now joined hands with director PS Mithran of Irumbu Thirai and Hero fame Their combination has evoked the hype and expectation among movie audience This yettobetitled mega budget film is produced by Prince Pictures S Lakshman

15-11-2020

NewDelhi Reacting to former US President Barack Obamas remarks about Rahul Gandhi in his memoir Shiv Senas Sanjay Raut said A foreign politician cant give such opinions on Indian political leaders He added Subsequent domestic political discourse on it is distasteful We wont say Trump is mad How much

15-11-2020

Asteroid 2020 ST1 which is twice the size of Taj Mahal will pass NASA Earth today NASAs Centre for NearEarth Object Studies CNEOS said The asteroid has a size of 175 metres and it will pass Earth at an estimated speed of 28646 kmhour Another asteroid 2020 TB9 with a size of 30 metres will also pass

15-11-2020

NewDelhi As many as 7340 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Delhi in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the national capital to 482170 The death toll due to coronavirus in Delhi has surged to 7519 after 96 new deaths were reported Active cases in Delhi stand at 44456

15-11-2020

China on Friday congratulated Joe Biden on being elected the next US President days after projections showed the Democrat winning the presidential election We respect the choice of the American people We express our congratulations to Mr Biden and Ms Harris said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson

13-11-2020

A Delhi University professorled study has reported a new genus of the Old World treefrog family Rhacophoridae from the Andaman Islands the first report of a tree frog species from the region It has been named Rohanixalus after Sri Lankan taxonomist Rohan Pethiyagoda It comprises eight out of the 422

13-11-2020

Delhi government on Thursday launched the Jeevan Seva app using which COVID19 patients in Delhi can avail free ambulance services From health checkups ambulance requirements to admission in hospitals health amenities are now just a click awayYou will get access to an evehicle which will provide free

13-11-2020

WHO will set up a Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India to strengthen the research and awareness of traditional medicine chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said This will support WHOs efforts to implement the strategy which aims to support countries in developing policies to strengthen the r

13-11-2020

Former India captain Rahul Dravid who is now the director of National Cricket Academy NCA has said that the IPL is ready for expansion in terms of number of teams Dravid added There are a lot of talented players who are not getting an opportunity to play As per reports a new team will be added ahead

13-11-2020

Footage and pictures of a man walking on the Sarapuí River accumulated with garbage in Brazil have surfaced on social media Local media reports said the sea of garbage extended to a forest with high biodiversity in Rio de Janeiro About half of the people living adjoining the river do not have waste

12-11-2020

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has unveiled Project Air Care in Gurugram due to rising levels of air pollution Under the project 65 Wind Augmentation Purifying Units WAYU will be installed at around 810 locations with high AQI levels through publicprivate partnership WAYU can reduce PM10 by 6070 and

12-11-2020

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC has formed squads in its wards to monitor violations related to use of firecrackers and ensure COVID19related protocols arent violated during Diwali The BMC will monitor areas where air pollution rises during this period On Monday BMC banned firecrackers in

12-11-2020

NewDelhi The PM 25 concentration in Delhi on Diwali is likely to be the lowest in the last four years if no firecrackers are burnt a central government agency SAFAR said on Thursday Under zerofirecracker scenarionot so calm surface winds in Delhi will help in dispersion of pollutants it added The De

12-11-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled a statue of Swami Vivekananda at the Jawaharlal Nehru University JNU campus via video conferencing The Prime Minister said its a matter of immense pride that a Swami Vivekananda statue is being unveiled in JNU I wish that Swami Vivekanandas statue in

12-11-2020

Patna The NDA won the Assembly elections in Bihar with a vote share of 003 more than the RJDled Grand Alliance with NDAs vote share being 3726 and the Grand Alliances share being 3723 While the NDA got 15701226 votes in the election the Grand Alliance polled 15688458 votes according to Election Comm

12-11-2020

The Telangana High Court has directed the state government to ban the sale and use of firecrackers ahead of Diwali in view of the coronavirus pandemic The High Court also directed the state government to immediately close the shops selling firecrackers throughout the state It asked the state governm

12-11-2020

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday demanded recounting of postal ballot votes in all those constituencies where they were counted at the end The postal ballot votes are given by service peopleOn whose order were the postal ballots counted at the end We demand recounting of postal ballot votes as

12-11-2020

The BJP has secured six seats while the Samajwadi Party won one seat in the Uttar Pradesh bypoll on Tuesday Samajwadi Party retained the Malhani assembly seat with its candidate Lucky Yadav defeating Independent candidate Dhananjaya Singh by a margin of 4632 votes The bypoll to the seat was necessit

10-11-2020

After DC entered IPL 2020 final defeating SRH on Sunday DC head coach Ricky Ponting said that hes thrilled for the boys to make it through to their first IPL final Its a great reward for all the hard work theyve put in since we got here and gelled together as a group One more step to go he added

09-11-2020

Mumbai The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected Republic TV EditorinChief Arnab Goswami’s interim bail plea in abetment of suicide case registered against him in May 2018 The court also refused to grant bail to coaccused Neetish Sarda and Feroz Shaikh Goswami and the coaccused were arrested by Mumba

09-11-2020

Former Mumbai cricketer Robin Morris has been arrested along with two others for allegedly running a betting racket on IPL matches Morris was arrested after police raided his flat after receiving information about a betting racket The trio was allegedly found accepting bets for a match between RCB a

09-11-2020

China on Monday refused to congratulate Joe Biden for winning the US presidential election Foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Our understanding is that the outcome of the election will be determined in accordance with US laws and procedures Meanwhile Donald Trump has refused to accept defea

09-11-2020

Mumbai Actor Arjun Rampal has been summoned by Narcotics Control Bureau NCB on November 11 an official confirmed Earlier on Monday the agency conducted a raid at his Mumbai residence The actors electronic gadgets have also been seized His girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades brother Agisilaos had previo

09-11-2020

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday inaugurated the countrys longest motorable single lane suspension bridge The countrys longest motorable DobraChanthi Jhula bridge in the TehriGarhwal district will work to connect more than 100 villages the CM said The 440metrelong bridge has been built

08-11-2020

After defeating Donald Trump to be projected as the 46th President of the United States Joe Biden changed his Twitter bio to PresidentElect husband to Dr Jill Biden proud father grandfather Ready to build back better for all Americans Meanwhile Kamala Harris changed it to Vice PresidentElectSenator

08-11-2020

Haryana government on Sunday rolled back its decision for a complete ban on buying and selling of crackers Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said people would be allowed to burst crackers for two hours on Diwali without specifying the dedicated timings Traders can sell crackers during these two hours h

08-11-2020

Mumbai The Bombay High Court will pronounce its order on Republic TV EditorinChief Arnab Goswamis interim bail plea on Monday The high court had reserved its order on the bail plea on Saturday Goswami has been in judicial custody in connection with the 2018 case of abetment to suicide of interior de

08-11-2020

The Brihan mumbai Municipal Corporation BMC has fined over two lakh people across the city for not wearing face masks in public places As much as ₹47 crore has been collected as fines during the pandemic officials said Most defaulters were reportedly found in the market areas and each person is fine

08-11-2020

PM Narendra Modi announced on Sunday that the name of Ministry of Shipping is being changed to Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways He said this while virtually inaugurating Ropax Ferry Service in Gujarat Today the capacity of ports in the maritime border across India is also being increased New

08-11-2020

NewDelhi Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has said that Delhi has hit the peak of the third wave of coronavirus and cases will come down soon He further called the third wave of COVID19 in Delhi the worst so far Delhi currently has 40258 active coronavirus cases and death toll stands at 6912

08-11-2020

Washington After winning US Presidential elections Joe Biden tweeted America Im honored that youve chosen me The work ahead of us will be hard but I promise you this I will be a President for all Americans — whether you voted for me or not he added I will keep the faith that you have placed in me Bi

08-11-2020

Washington Joe Biden is projected to win 2020 US Presidential elections with 284 out of the 538 electoral votes according to AP Biden is projected to win US states including Michigan Wisconsin Pennsylvania California Colorado New York New Jersey Connecticut Minnesota Illinois and Massachusetts Biden

07-11-2020

PM Narendra Modi congratulated Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO for successful launch of the earth observation satellite EOS01 on board the PSLVC49 In the time of COVID19 our scientists overcame many constraints to meet the deadline PM said He added Nine satellites including four each from US

07-11-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala government has granted ₹20 lakh as financial assistance for education of the children of prisoners While ₹15 lakh has been sanctioned for their basic education ₹5 lakh is dedicated towards their professional studies Kerala minister KK Shailaja said on Saturday When the brea

07-11-2020

Gomati Nearly 6000 copies of vernacular newspaper Pratibadi Kalam dispatched for three districts in Tripura were burned and torn at Udaipur bus stand in Gomati district on Saturday The papers Editor Anol Roy Chowdhury said he suspects the assault was due to reports on an alleged ₹150 crore agricultu

07-11-2020

Chennai Tamil Nadu MP TR Baalu on Saturday wrote to Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar urging him to ensure the firecracker ban imposed in several states in view of COVID19 and pollution was lifted Calling the ban shocking Baalu said 90 of fireworks in the market were produced in Sivakasi and had

07-11-2020

RJDled Grand Alliance will win 120 seats in the Bihar Assembly Elections while the ruling NDA will win 116 seats Times Now CVoter exit polls stated Republic TVJan ki Baat exit polls gave 118138 seats to Grand Alliance and 91117 to NDA However India TV exit polls gave 112 seats to NDA and 110 to Gran

07-11-2020

NewDelhi The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Saturday announced that use of FASTag will be mandatory in all fourwheelers from January 1 2021 Moreover a valid FASTag has been made mandatory for getting a new third party insurance through an amendment in FORM 51 certificate of Insurance and

07-11-2020

NewDelhi Former diplomat Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner CIC on Saturday President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to 62yearold Sinha at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan The post had been lying vacant for over two months after Bima

07-11-2020

Sriharikota ISRO on Saturday launched EOS01 an earth observation satellite and nine other satellites of international customers onboard the carrier vehicle PSLV C49 The carrier was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SDSC in Sriharikota Andhra Pradesh The EOS01 was announced to provide agri

07-11-2020

The National Payments Corporation of India on Thursday gave its permission to WhatsApp to offer payments services via the Unified Payments Interface in the multibank model The decision ends a twoyear wait for WhatsApp Pay which has been operating pilot operations for Indian users WhatsApp Pay joins

06-11-2020

Bose has launched the new QuietComfort Earbuds with worlds most effective noise cancelling the company said Designed with breakthrough acoustic innovations these wireless earbuds promise to offer worlds most effective noise cancelling aiming to make your music shine with the finest details They prod

06-11-2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden who has 264 electoral votes is now leading in the state of Georgia which has 16 electoral votes according to Associated Press AP Biden will win presidency if he wins the state as per AP Biden is also leading US President Donald Trump in Nevada which has six

06-11-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to ensure that theres no smog in DelhiNCR after Centre informed that a commission for air quality management will start functioning from Friday Centre has appointed former Chief Secretary of Delhi MM Kutty as the chairperson of the commission The court

06-11-2020

Bangluru Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday said that the state government has decided to ban bursting of crackers during Diwali this year Due to COVID19 and other reasons we have decided to ban bursting of crackers during Diwali this year the CM said We held discussions before taking

06-11-2020

The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill 2020 which provides 75 reservation in private sector jobs to people from the state was passed in Haryana Assembly on Thursday Now 75 of all private jobs in state will be from Haryana Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala tweeted The bill was passed

05-11-2020

The Jharkhand government today became the eighth state to withdraw the general consent granted to the CBI to investigate cases in the state The other seven states to do so are West Bengal Chhattisgarh Maharashtra Rajasthan Kerala Tripura and Mizoram CBI comes under the DSPE Act and it requires state

05-11-2020

All the higher education medical education and technical education institutions including all universities and colleges in areas outside containment zones in Punjab will reopen from November 16 the state government announced However classes for final year students of universities and colleges under

05-11-2020

NewDelhi After a review meeting of COVID19 situation in the national capital Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that it has been decided to ban firecrackers Coronavirus cases have increased due to festival season and pollution he tweeted As many as 6842 coronavirus cases were reported in Delh

05-11-2020

Ranveer Singhs sports drama 83 which was scheduled to hit the theatres on Christmas this year will now release in 2021 Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibasish Sarkar said Christmas is no longer a possibility as we wont be able to set up a marketing campaign within a month Were looking at the Janu

05-11-2020

Gurugram DM Amit Khatri on Thursday listed certain areasfields for the bursting of crackers between 8 pm and 10 pm on the day of Diwali The designated places include HUDA ground in Sector 29 Beri Wala Bagh near Mini Secretariat HUDA ground in Sector 5 among other places The order will be effective i

05-11-2020

Canada on Wednesday reported the countrys first case of a human infected with the H1N2 virus a rare strain of swine flu The virus was detected in midOctober when a patient in Alberta sought medical care with influenzalike symptoms The patientwas tested and then quickly recovered Theres no evidence a

05-11-2020

Bihar CM and Janata Dal United chief Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced that the Bihar Assembly polls 2020 is his last election He made the announcement during an election rally in Purnia While appealing to the electorate to ensure his partys victory he said All is well that ends well Nitish Kumar f

05-11-2020

Ahmedabad Nine people were killed and eight others injured on Wednesday when a portion of a godown collapsed after an explosion ripped through it near Gujarats Ahmedabad officials said Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the incident The rescue operation is currently underway and 14 pe

04-11-2020

Thituvananthapuram The Kerala government on Wednesday withdrew the general consent given to CBI to probe cases in the state ANI reported Going forward the investigation agency will have to seek prior permission from the state government for registering a case within Kerala Recently the Maharashtra g

04-11-2020

Mumbai The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls theatres and multiplexes to open with 50 of their seating capacity in areas outside containment zones from November 5 No eatables will be allowed inside the halls the government said It added that SOP will soon be issued by the Cultural Affa

04-11-2020

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday alleged that fraud was underway with the vote count in the Presidential election Well be going to the US Supreme Court We want all voting to stop Trump added We were getting ready to win this election Frankly we did win this election Trump further said  US Pre

04-11-2020

Mumbai Actor Faraaz Khan who was battling for his life in a Bengaluru hospital after suffering seizures due to herpes infection in brain has passed away aged 45 With a heavy heart I break the news that FaraazKhan has left us for what I believe is a better place tweeted Pooja Bhatt Faraaz had starre

04-11-2020

Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona underwent successful brain surgery in Buenos Aires in Argentina to remove a blood clot according to his doctor Diego coped well with the surgery Its under control theres a little drainage of blood Hell remain under observation the doctor said Maradona was

04-11-2020

Washington Democratic presidential nominee Joe Bidens electoral vote count has reached 205 according to Edison Research exit polls A candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win the presidential elections Biden is projected to win from California which has 55 electoral votes According to the exit poll

04-11-2020

Mumbai Maharashtra Police arrested Arnab Goswami for allegedly abetting the suicide of 53yearold interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother in 2018 In a suicide note Anvay alleged Goswami and two others had not paid him ₹54 crore creating serious financial difficulties for him A reinvestigation was

04-11-2020

Dubai UAEs Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took to Twitter to share a picture as he received a dose of the coronavirus vaccine Were proud of our teams whove worked relentlessly to make the vaccine available in UAE he wrote In September the UAE had approved a Chinese coronavirus

03-11-2020

Onions were pelted at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar during an election rally in Madhubanis Harlakhi on Tuesday The video of the incident has also surfaced online showing the CM saying throw more while his security guards try to shield him This comes as the voting for the second phase of Assembly elections i

03-11-2020

After resigning from Congress former MP from UPs Unnao Annu Tandon joined Samajwadi Party SP SP chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted Hearty greetings and welcome toAnnu Tandon on joining the Samajwadi Party For several months there was a misalignment between the state leadership and me which made it difficu

03-11-2020

The IndoTibetan Border Police ITBP jawans deployed in Khagaria Siwan and Saran districts helped differentlyabled voters cast their votes at polling booths during the second phase of Bihar Assembly elections Voting for 94 constituencies is taking place during the second phase of the polls Over 285 cr

03-11-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said as Congress never walked the talk their strength in the Parliament has shrunk to less than 100 He further said Congress always made false promises regarding poverty eradication farm loan waiver among others In states like UP and Bihartheyre piggybacking other pa

03-11-2020

As election day voting began in the US President Donald Trump posted a video of him dancing during his rallies and wrote VOTE VOTE VOTE Earlier he tweeted To all of our supporters thank you from bottom of my heart Your hopes are my hopes your dreams are my dreamsyour future is what Im fighting for e

03-11-2020

Gujarati filmmakeractor Ashish Kakkad has passed away in Kolkata after suffering a massive cardiac arrest at the age of 49 He died in his sleep at 350 pm on Monday his music composerfriend Nishith Mehta told Ahmedabad Mirror The family is planning to bring him back to Ahmedabad said Mehta

03-11-2020

WhatsApps soontobelaunched disappearing messages feature will make new messages sent in individual or group chats disappear after seven days Either user can turn disappearing messages on or off in individual chat however only admins can do so in groups The option wont be enabled by default and user

02-11-2020

NewDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said there were no deaths due to dengue in the national capital this year Under Delhi governments 10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute campaign the Chief Minister and government officials engaged with the citizens through social media asking them to check for condit

02-11-2020

Mumbai Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday announced that the Railways is adding 753 suburban train services in Mumbai from November 2 onwards This will take the total number of services in Mumbai suburban to 2773 and pave the way for safer travel Goyal tweeted Railways began running 610

02-11-2020

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday tweeted that the state government is going to enact a law today to make masks compulsory in the state He wrote Rajasthan will be the first state in the country to enact a law on the necessity of masks for protection against coronavirus as masks are the only vaccin

02-11-2020

Dubai CSK captain MS Dhoni today confirmed that IPL 2020 will not be his last season for CSK Danny Morrison asked him during the toss ahead of CSKs last IPL 2020 match today if the match against KXIP will be his lastever match in yellow Dhoni responded Definitely not Dhoni is playing his 204th IPL m

01-11-2020

NewDelhi The Indian Oil Corporation IOC has started one common number for Indane LPG refill bookings across the country The common booking number 7718955555 will be available 24x7 for LPG refills The system of telecom circlespecific phone numbers for booking Indane LPG refills was discontinued after

01-11-2020

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal shared video of a water glass test on a moving train to show the smoothness of the journey between Bengaluru and Mysuru in Karnataka after intensive track maintenance Journey has become so smooth that not even a single drop of water spilled out of the glass while the t

31-10-2020

Sir Sean Connery the first actor to portray James Bond has passed away aged 90 He had also won the Oscar in the Best Supporting Actor category for his role in 1987 film The Untouchables Some of his popular films include Marnie Murder on the Orient Express The Man Who Would Be King and Indiana Jones

31-10-2020

A car that can transform itself into a plane within three minutes flew 1500 feet in the air over Slovakia as part of a test flight The vehicle AirCar has been developed by Slovakian firm KleinVision which released the video of the test flight The twoseat model weighs 1100 kg and can carry an additio

31-10-2020

South African cricketer AB de Villiers has released his new song The Flame He came up with the music video in collaboration with singersongwriter Karen Zoid and Ndlovu Youth Choir The video features cricketers including De Villiers RCB teammates Virat Kohli Yuzvendra Chahal and Dale Steyn De Villier

31-10-2020

Ahmedabad Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched Indias first seaplane service connecting the worlds tallest statue Statue of Unity in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad He also flew on its first flight from the statue to Ahmedabad in the seaplane after the inauguration The t

31-10-2020

Mumbai Shiv Sena has picked Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar for nomination to Maharashtra Legislative Council through Governors quota Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut has confirmed the same saying that Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has spoken to Matondkar and she agreed to be nominated by the party

30-10-2020

After much anticipation the trailer of Laxmmi Bomb was dropped online and managed to impress the audiences with its funny and scary scenes Akshay Kumar’s transgender character has created quite a buzz​ Today the film directed by Raghava Lawrence went for its censor certificate and post the screenin

30-10-2020

NewDelhi The coming long festive season poses a significant risk that may threaten the improvements made against COVID19 so far Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday We should all be vigilant for the next three months Following simple coronavirus appropriate behaviour will be effective

29-10-2020

Doha Qatar on Wednesday apologised after authorities stripsearched and medically examined female passengers from a Qatar Airways flight to Australia after a newborn was found dead at the airport in Doha Qatar said that it has launched an investigation into the incident that took place on October 2 E

28-10-2020

NewDelhi Air quality deteriorated in Delhi on Wednesday with the rise of pollutants in the atmosphere According to Delhi Pollution Control Committee data the Air Quality Index AQI was in the very poor category in several areas including Anand Vihar 313 RK Puram 305 Mundka 325 and Patparganj 309 Furt

28-10-2020

LJP chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday tweeted that Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has made preparations to leave the BJP and go with the RJD after the elections Paswan added Earlier also he has formed the government with the blessings of RJDA single vote given to Nitish Kumar ji will not only weakenBihar but

28-10-2020

Patna Voting for 71 constituencies across 16 districts in the first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections is currently underway Visuals from polling stations in Gaya Arrah and Lakhisarai among others have surfaced online People can be seen queueing up while maintaining social distancing The voting began

28-10-2020

After a matchwinning spell of three wickets for seven runs against Delhi Capitals SRH legspinner Rashid Khan said he bowls with a clear mind which helps him a lot What Im mainly focusing on is to bowl economically whether I get wickets or not I want to bowl a good line and length no matter the situ

28-10-2020

NewDelhi Coronavirus cases in India have reached 7990322 as 43893 people tested positive in the last 24 hours This comes a day after India recorded a singleday spike of 36470 cases the lowest oneday jump in three months The coronavirus death toll in the country has risen to 120010 while 7259509 coro

28-10-2020

NewDelhi Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that amid the COVID19 situation all government and private schools in Delhi will remain closed until the next order It is not safe to reopen schools in Delhi yet parents are also not in favour Sisodia who is also Delhis Education

28-10-2020

Indian jeweller Kotti Srikanth has set the Guinness world record for the most diamonds set in one ring setting a staggering 7801 gems into a flowershaped ring The design process for the ring started in September of 2018 We worked with many flowerbased designs Of these the Camellia designhad most vi

26-10-2020

Delhi Air pollution levels rose in Delhi on Dussehra nearly doubling the concentration of pollutants at five monitoring stations after 6 pm on Sunday At Patparganj the concentration of PM10 rose from 277 µgm3 at 6 pm to 509 µgm3 at 9 pm At Mundka PM25 concentration increased from 110 µgm3 at 6 pm to

26-10-2020

Chairman of South Koreas biggest conglomerate Samsung Lee Kunhee died on Sunday at 78 six years after he was hospitalised for a heart attack Lee inherited the chairmanship in 1987 and made Samsung one of the largest producers of smartphones under his leadership Since the heart attack his son Samsung

25-10-2020

CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwads maiden fifty in IPL helped his team defeat RCB by eight wickets on Sunday With the win CSK ended their threematch losing streak and moved to seventh on the points table The defeat was RCBs first after two consecutive wins and fourth in the tournament The match witnessed V

25-10-2020

Gujarati singer Mahesh Kanodia who could sing in 32 singers voices including female voices passed away aged 83 due to prolonged illness The singer was also a former BJP MP Mourning his demise PM Narendra Modi tweeted He was a versatilesinger who was well received by masses Even as a politician he re

25-10-2020

North Korea warned its citizens to remain indoors over fears that seasonal yellow dust from China could carry coronavirus with it Yellow dust refers to sand from Mongolian and Chinese deserts that blows into the Korean Peninsula and parts of Japan The dust carries industrial pollutants viruses fungi

24-10-2020

Washington DC US President Donald Trump has cast his ballot early in Florida ahead of the November 3 election Trump said I voted for a guy named Trump He added that inperson voting was very secure much more secure than when you send in a ballot I can tell you that Earlier Trump had said that mailin

24-10-2020

Washington After US President Donald Trump during the final presidential debate claimed he is the least racist person in the room Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said He pours fuel on every single racist fire Biden further said Trump was one of the most racist presidents in history Trump a

23-10-2020

TIME magazine is replacing the logo on the cover for the first time in its 97year history To mark the US presidential election it temporarily swapped its logo to read VOTE Few events will shape the world to come more than the result of the upcoming US presidential election TIME editorinchief and CE

23-10-2020

NewDelhi AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria has said that Swine flu shows a spike during winter months and it is likely that COVID19 would also do the same Coming to air pollution there is data that shows air pollution may also lead to a higher prevalence of COVID19 This is based on the study being don

23-10-2020

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss UEFA Champions League match against Barcelona next week after he tested positive for COVID19 for the second time After testing positive for COVID19 initially on October 13 the Portuguese footballer tested positive again on Thursday Ronaldo who is under se

23-10-2020

JK In her first press conference after being released from 14 months of detention former JK CM and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said she wont raise the tricolour flag until the flag of erstwhile JK state is brought back Our relationship with the flag of this country is not independent of this

23-10-2020

NewDelhi Indias 1983 World Cupwinning captain Kapil Dev suffered a heart attack and underwent angioplasty at a hospital in Delhi today Just saw him playing at Delhi Golf Club couple of days ago He has lost a lot of weight Literally with little muscle mass on arms exdiplomat KC Singh tweeted Wishing

23-10-2020

New Delhi Electronics and IT Ministry Secretary Ajay Sawhney has written to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey conveying governments disapproval after a location tag in a live broadcast showed Jammu Kashmir as part of China The letter mentions that such attempts raise questions on Twitters neutrality and fair

22-10-2020

Chennai Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said that once the COVID19 vaccine is developed it will be administered for free for the people of the state The total number of active coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu is 35480 as of Thursday morning On Thursday BJP promised free COVID19 v

22-10-2020

Scientists have found a new organ in the upper part of the throat  The researchers found an organ 15 inches in length on average according to the journal Radiotherapy and Oncology Histology and 3D reconstruction confirmed the presence of PSMAexpressing predominantly mucous glands with multiple dra

22-10-2020

NewDelhi Two international press associations Austriaheadquartered International Press Institute and Belgiumbased International Federation of Journalists have written to PM Narendra Modi urging him to direct the state governments to drop sedition cases against journalists As many as 55 journalists

22-10-2020

RCB defeated KKR by 8 wickets on Wednesday to register their seventh victory in 10 matches and jump to second position on the IPL 2020 points table The match witnessed KKR score the lowestever 20over total in IPL history after aggregating 848 in their 20 overs RCB won the match with 39 balls to spar

22-10-2020

Mumbai The Maharashtra government has withdrawn the general consent extended to CBI to probe cases in the state CBI will now have to approach the state government for permission to carry out an investigation on a case by case basis This comes a day after CBI registered an FIR in the TRP scam case ba

22-10-2020

Lucknow As many as 23 persons were sentenced to life imprisonment from October 19 to October 20 in connection with cases of crime against women and children in Uttar Pradesh said State Home Department Under the Mission Shakti Abhiyanthe prosecution department was also successfully able to seekimpri

21-10-2020

Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan has released partys manifesto for Bihar Assembly elections Paswan said I put forward our vision of Bihar 1st Bihari 1st which will resolve various problems that the people have been facing He promised to develop a coaching city for competitive exams if voted

21-10-2020

COVIRAP the diagnostic machine developed by IIT Kharagpur researchers has been successfully validated for its efficacy in COVID19 detection by the Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR the Institute said on Wednesday Per test will cost around ₹500 which can further be reduced through government in

21-10-2020

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced all shops and commercial establishments in the state will be allowed to operate until 10 pm from October 22 Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami announced the decision after meeting toplevel committee officials of the industry at the General S

21-10-2020

NewDelhi Union Health and Science and Technology Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched CuRED a website that gives comprehensive info about the numerous COVID19 clinical trials that the Council of Scientific Industrial Research CSIR is engaged in partnership with industry other government departments a

21-10-2020

Dubai The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has expressed its condolences on the death of Ibrahim Al Abed who passed away at the age of 78 on Tuesday morning Al Abed was a prominent figure in the UAE media sector and the Founder of the Emirates News Agency WAM His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid

21-10-2020

Telangana Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy on Tuesday tweeted that the Telangana government has postponed all examinations till Dussehra October 25 The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and Osmania University Hyderabad have already decided to postpone all exams scheduled on October 19

20-10-2020

ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava on Tuesday said If antibodies reduce in any person in five months then there is a possibility of COVID19 reinfection Thats why its important to wear mask and take precautions even if one was infected earlier he added He also informed about WHO solidarity trial

20-10-2020

New Delhi During his address to the nation on Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the lockdown may have been called off but coronavirus still remains He added We must not let the situation worsen during the festival season He further said There should not be any laxity until the vaccine c

20-10-2020

Mumbai Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Railways will allow women to travel on suburban trains in Mumbai from October 21 between 11 am to 3 pm and after 7 pm Until now only restricted categories of people including essential services staff were allowed to travel in local trai

20-10-2020

Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed four Bills including those negating the Centres new farm laws The Bills have become an Act at the Parliament but Vidhan Sabha unanimously rejected those Acts Weve adopted a resolution and have come here together CM Amarinder Singh said He further said that copies of

20-10-2020

NewDelhi A decision on Haj 2021 will be taken after the Saudi Arabian government’s final call on the pilgrimage and the national as well as international COVID19 guidelines will have to be kept in mind to ensure the wellbeing of the pilgrims Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Mond

19-10-2020

On completing eight years in Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan posted a note for his fans on Twitter and thanked them for believing in him The actor who made his Bollywood debut with Karan Johars Student of the Year in 2012 wrote I remember every city I toured The signs letters gifts tattoosI know you ca

19-10-2020

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao announced that all the houses which were totally damaged in rains would be given an assistance of ₹1 lakh each and partially damaged houses will get ₹50000 assistance A ₹10000 help will be extended to each affected poor household in lowlying areas Hyderabad hadnt exp

19-10-2020

Mathura A local court in Uttar Pradeshs Mathura on Friday admitted a plea that seeks to remove the mosque adjacent to Krishna Janmabhoomi The district court while admitting the petition issued notices to the UP Sunni Central Waqf Board Shahi Masjid Idgah Trust and others and posted the matter for fu

16-10-2020

NewDelhi The National Testing Agency has declared the NEET 2020 result in which Shoyeb Aftab of Odisha has bagged AIR 1 after scoring 720720 Akanksha Singh of Delhi is the topper among girls after she bagged AIR 2 and also scored 720720 This year over 14 lakh candidates appeared for the medical entr

16-10-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Allahabad High Court would monitor the Hathras case in which a 19yearold woman was allegedly gangraped and assaulted leading to her death The SC said Let the high court deal with it Were here if there is any problem The Lucknow Bench of Allahabad HC

15-10-2020

NewDelhi The government on Thursday said the export of alcoholbased hand sanitisers in containers with dispenser pumps is free for export This makes the export of alcoholbased hand sanitisers in any formpackaging freely exportable with immediate effect A notification in this regard was issued by the

15-10-2020

The death toll due to heavy rains and flash floods in Telangana has risen to 50 Chief Ministers Office said The rains under the impact of a deep depression that crossed the Andhra coast on Tuesday triggered flash floods in several districts Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao announced an exgratia of ₹

15-10-2020

Mumbais Sanjay Gandhi National Park SGNP reopened its gates for registered morning walkers from Thursday As per the guidelines the park will be open for registered morning walkers from 530 am to 730 am and no morning walkers will be allowed entry on Mondays Moreover citizens above the age of 65 preg

15-10-2020

WarnerMedia said itll discontinue its movie and entertainment channels HBO and WB in India Pakistan Bangladesh and Maldives on December 15 The company cited dramatic market shift in the payTV industry for the closure of the channels which had been running for over a decade WarnerMedia will continue

15-10-2020

Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya the first Indian to win an Oscar passed away aged 91 due to prolonged illness on Thursday Eight years ago she was diagnosed with brain tumour For the last three years she was bedridden due to paralysis her daughter said Athaiya had won the Best Costume Design Oscar fo

15-10-2020

Hyderabad saw its highest rainfall ever in 24 hours according to the India Meteorological Department IMD Hyderabad Meteorologist B Raja Rao said In GHMC limits so far the record rainfall is 24cm at Begumpet in August 2000Now in the last 24 hours till 5am around 298cm of rainfall has been recorded in

14-10-2020

Apple unveiled 5Genabled iPhone 12 mini with 54inch display and iPhone 12 with a 61inch display starting from 699 and 799 respectively to be sold without charging adapter in box Theyre powered by new A14 bionic chip and have Ceramic Shield which promises 4 times more chances of surviving drop Theyve

14-10-2020

Hyderabad Nine persons including a 2monthold have died after a compound wall collapsed due to heavy rains and fell on about 10 houses last night in the old city of Hyderabad AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi reached the spot in Mohammedia Hills Bandlaguda where the boundary wall fell Heavy rainfall t

14-10-2020

Stating that digital technologies are helping to make triedandtested public health tools even more effective WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus during a briefing said Aarogya Setu app from India has been downloaded by 15 crore people It has helped city public health departments to identify areas where COV

13-10-2020

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Portugal The 35yearold Juventus attacker was due to face Sweden with his national side on Wednesday in UEFA Nations League but has been released from the camp after his positive test The Portuguese football federa

13-10-2020

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti has been released after spending over 14 months in detention following abrogation of Article 370 As Ms Mufti’s illegal detention finally comes to an end Id like to thank everybody who supported me in these tough times I owe a debt of gratitude to you all

13-10-2020

The 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats They invented new formats for auctioning off many interrelated objects simultaneously for broad

12-10-2020

After Canada UK and Australia the protesting farmers in Punjab have now received support from NRIs in New Zealand Migrant Workers Association of New Zealand and Radio Inqilaab organised a rally outside the Indian consulate in Auckland to condemn the Hathras incident and to extend support to farmers

12-10-2020

NewDelhi Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday inaugurated 44 bridges made by Border Roads Organisation BRO across seven states and Union Territories including Ladakh Jammu and Kashmir Himachal Pradesh Punjab Uttarakhand Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh via videoconferencing He also laid the foundati

12-10-2020

Chennai Actorturnedpolitician Kushboo Sundar has resigned from Congress In her letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Sundar said Few elements seated at higher level within the party people who have no connectivity with ground reality or public recognition are dictating terms and people like me who w

12-10-2020

Mumbai Several areas in Mumbai experienced a power outage on Monday morning due to grid failure a BEST spokesperson confirmed The electric supply is interrupted due to TATAs incoming electric supply failure Inconvenience is regretted BEST Electric Supply tweeted Central Railways said that Mumbai S

12-10-2020

Samsungs allnew Galaxy S20 FE is tailormade for fans of all kinds the company said Whether youre a fan of fashion photography gaming this phone gives you what you want to do more of what you love Samsung said adding itll dedicate an entire week to celebrate and reward fansThe phone is priced at ₹499

12-10-2020

World number two Rafael Nadal defeated world number one Novak Djokovic in French Open mens singles final on Sunday With this the 34yearold won the French Open for a recordextending 13th time and also equalled Roger Federers record of winning 20 mens singles Grand Slam titles The Spaniard also became

11-10-2020

A video showing a twotonne elephant seal wandering around a coastal town in Chile has gone viral The elephant seal was helped back into the sea after neighbours police and naval officers used black tarpaulins to drive it towards the water Id never seen one so close up – and certainly never in middle

11-10-2020

Lucknow A temple priest was injured after he was shot at by some miscreants on Sunday allegedly over a land dispute in UPs Gonda The priest and villagers had a dispute over the 30acre temple land Gonda SP Shailesh Pandey said An attempt to murder case was filed against four people and two people wer

11-10-2020

NewDelhi The DDMA issued guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID19 during festivities stating that fairs food stalls jhoolas processions exhibitions and rallies wont be allowed during festivals till October 31 All event organisers will require the District Magistrates permission In a closed sp

11-10-2020

NewDelhi The BJP released a list of 30 star campaigners for Phase 1 and II of Bihar Assembly elections PM Narendra Modi Home Minister Amit Shah Defence Minister Rajnath Singh party president JP Nadda Union Minister Smriti Irani UP CM Yogi Adityanath are on the list Some other leaders on the list inc

11-10-2020

While performing the last rites of his father Ram Vilas Paswan his son Chirag Paswan fainted In a video that surfaced Chirag can be seen fainting after lighting the funeral pyre and his cousins who were helping him perform the rituals can be seen saving him from falling down Ram Vilas Paswan passed

10-10-2020

A French couple who purchased what they thought was a Savannah cat for nearly ₹518 lakh from an online advertisement found out it was a Sumatran tiger cub While Savannah cat is listed as a legal pet in France keeping a tiger as a pet is illegal Nine suspects including the couple were arrested for tr

10-10-2020

The trailer of Laxmmi Bomb starring Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani was dropped online yesterdayThe horrorcomedy sees Akshay’s character being possessed by the spirit of a transgender person who is out to seek revenge The trailer has comedy scenes as well as the drama that has impressed people​ Laxmm

10-10-2020

Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2020 to the World Food Programme The World Food Programme contributes daily to advancing the fraternity of nations referred to in Alfred Nobels will the committee said WFP has made a strong contribution towards mobilising UN Member States to co

09-10-2020

NewDelhi Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan has passed away at 74 Confirming the news of his fathers demise Chirag Paswan shared an old picture and wrote Papa Now you are not in this world but I know wherever you are you are with me Ram Vilas Paswan had undergone a h

08-10-2020

NewDelhi Coronavirus recoveries in India have exceeded the number of active cases by nearly 50 lakh with recoveries reaching 5827704 and active cases reaching 902425 The recovery rate has increased to 8525 Indias total coronavirus cases have increased to 6835655 after a singleday spike of 78524 case

08-10-2020

Lakshadweep Primary schools on the Lakshadweep islands reopened for the first time this academic year on Tuesday Classes 612 had resumed earlier and now over 11000 students on the 10 inhabited islands of the UT are back in school Over eight months after the first coronavirus case was reported in Ind

08-10-2020

A Hollywoodstyle Trump sign that appeared on the hills in California US was taken down by authorities who saw it as a traffic hazard This was a life and safety issue because there were concerns about distracted driving the California Department of Transportation said There were also concerns about w

07-10-2020

Shimla ExCBI chief Ashwani Kumar was found hanging at his residence in Shimla Mohit Chawla SP Shimla said Teams of police and doctors from IGMC have rushed to the spot The Tribune reported As per reports Ashwani Kumar was under depression for past some time The 69yearold was also the former Governor

07-10-2020

Congress on Wednesday released a list of 21 candidates for the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections It has fielded Sanjay Kumar Tiwari from Buxar Anand Shankar Singh from Aurangabad Shashi Shekhar Singh from Wazirganj Nitu Kumari from Hisua and Sudhir Kumar from Sikandra SC Out of 41 seats that

07-10-2020

Mumbai Rhea Chakraborty was granted bail by Bombay High Court in drugs case on Wednesday on personal bond of ₹1 lakh The court stated that Rhea should mark her presence for ten days in police station after release She should also deposit her passport not travel abroad without courts permission and i

07-10-2020

JK Two terrorists were killed by the security forces in an ongoing encounter in the Sugan Zainapora area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday police said The encounter started on Tuesday evening In a similar incident two terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security force

07-10-2020

NewDelhi According to Uttar Pradesh governments affidavit in Supreme Court two statements of Hathras victim were recorded after she was admitted to a hospital On September 19 she said one accused molested her and tried to kill her by strangulating her with a cloth dupatta On September 22 she alleged

07-10-2020

Patna Jharkhand Mukti Morcha JMM General Secretary Supriyo Bhattacharya has announced that the party will contest the upcoming Bihar elections without entering into any alliance He added We have identified seven Assembly constituencies where we will contest the polls The Bihar elections will be held

07-10-2020

You can now drive a new car every month as Revv provides the option to subscribe to your favourite car for 136 months with ₹0 down payment ₹0 road tax and without the hassle of maintenance and service The car will be sanitized and delivered to your doorstep ensuring complete safety for you and your

07-10-2020

Chennai AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam on Wednesday announced Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be the partys Chief Ministerial candidate for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly election Palaniswami who is the joint coordinator announced the formation of an 11member steering committee It will

07-10-2020

Washington United States President Donald Trump posted a video on his Twitter account on Saturday from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland where he is being treated for Covid 19 saying that he will be back soon and will resume campaigning but ‘real test’ lies ahead He said “I a

04-10-2020

Patna Rashtriya Janata Dal RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav will be the Chief Ministerial candidate for the opposition coalition in Bihar RJD will contest 144 seats in the upcoming Assembly elections while the Congress will get 70 and Left parties 29 the Grand Alliance announced on Saturday The elections a

03-10-2020

NewDelhi An All India Institute of Medical Sciences panel which was formed to look into Sushant Singh Rajputs death case has ruled out murder of the late actor in its report Its a case of hanging and death by suicide Dr Sudhir Gupta who led the panel told ANI There were no injuries on the body othe

03-10-2020

Washington US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID19 We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately We will get through this together Trump tweeted Trump and Melania got tested after the US Presidents close aide Hope Hicks tested positive fo

02-10-2020

OnePlus has launched OnePlus World an immersive 3D experience ahead of the OnePlus 8T launch Its a new virtual platform that allows consumers to play various games to earn points and explore photos shot using OnePlus phones Furthermore itll also allow fans to explore a virtual museum as well as orga

02-10-2020

Lucknow The UP police have lodged an FIR against 203 Congress members including Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi for violation of Section 144 on their way to Hathras The FIR has named 153 people while 50 of the accused are unknown They are accused of violating prohibitory orders und

02-10-2020

Thiruvananthapuram The Kerala government has banned the gathering of more than five persons from October 331 due to a rise in the COVID19 cases in the state Strict restrictions shall be imposed in containment zones and in specific areas where the spread of the disease is apprehended an official orde

02-10-2020

New Delhi Activistlawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday filed a petition in Supreme Court seeking review of the August 31 judgement against the contempt case in which the court slapped a Re 1 fine on him  Bhushan who had accepted the fine against the imprisonment of three months for his dissenting tw

01-10-2020

Lucknow Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been arrested as he was on his way to Hathras to meet the rape victims family He asked police on what grounds has he been arrested and which law did he violate Weve stopped them here The Epidemic Act is being violated Well not allow them to proceed forward No

01-10-2020

Lucknow The Uttar Pradesh government today announced that it will give ₹25 lakh as exgratia and a house to the family of Hathras gangrape victim Further one of the family members will be given a government job Earlier today the government had formed a threemember SIT to probe the case A fasttrack co

30-09-2020

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday extended the coronavirusenforced lockdown till October 31 with further relaxations from restrictions The number of domestic flights to land at Chennai airport will be doubled to 100 a day and cinema shootings with a 100 peoplelimit at a time will be permi

29-09-2020

Rajasthan Royals wicketkeeperbatsman Sanju Samson has said no one can and no one should try to play like MS Dhoni Its not at all easy to play like Dhoni so leave that aside I never think of playing like him He is a legend of Indian cricket a legend of the game I only focus on my game Samson added

29-09-2020

Schools in Andhra Pradesh would be reopened for the 202021 academic year on November 2 Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced on Tuesday We wanted to open the schools on October 5 but in view of the prevailing situation we have now decided to reopen them on November 2 the CM told the Distric

29-09-2020

Texas An investigation into a 6yearold boys death led to the detection of a braineating amoeba in a Houstonarea citys water supply health officials confirmed this weekend CBS affiliate KHOUTV reported Josiah McIntyre was hospitalized earlier this month after contracting naegleria fowleri at either t

29-09-2020

Mumbai Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has called for preservation and conservation of Mumbais Gilbert Hill heritage site believed to be remnant of a ridge formed 66 million years ago He said the site must be preserved in sync with Californias Devils Postpile National Monument which is a similar roc

28-09-2020

Lucknow The Film City in UP is likely to start operations by 2021 officials said The proposed land for the project has been inspected by Additional Chief Secretary of Home Department Awanish Awasthi and Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority YEIDA officials The Detailed Project Report D

28-09-2020

Kolkata The West Bengal Transport Corporation WBTC will launch a 90minute cruise tour on the Hooghly river from October 1 People will be charged ₹39 for the tour WBTC said The idea is to make heritage river cruise experience affordable and popular among people from all walks of life and all age grou

28-09-2020

After wicketkeeperbatsman Sanju Samson helped RR register an IPL record chase against KXIP Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted Ive known Samson for a decade and told him when he was 14 that hed one day be the next MS Dhoni Tharoor added Wellthat day is here After his two amazing innings this IPLyou k

28-09-2020

Washington A US federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trumps administrations ban on the Chinese short videomaking app TikTok just hours before it was scheduled to go into effect according to media reports On Sunday Judge Carl Nichols of the US District Court for the District of Colu

28-09-2020

Pune City Police has urged people to be cautious while posting pictures with their partners for the couple challenge on social media warning that they can be misused Think twice before you post a picture with your partner A cute challenge can go wrong if not cautious it tweeted Several couples are p

27-09-2020

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Police decided to stop the movement of trucks heavy vehicles and buses from driving on the internal and external roads of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi during the formation of fog until the visibility clears It explained that this measure contributes to enhancing traffic safety in or

27-09-2020

Former Defence Minister Jaswant Singh passed away today at the age of 82 Singh had also served as the Finance Minister and External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh Ji served our nation diligently first as a soldier and later during his long association with politics During Atal Jis Government he hand

27-09-2020

Chennai Legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on Friday at the age of 74 in Chennais MGM Healthcare his son SP Charan confirmed He was hospitalised on August 5 after testing positive for COVID19 Though he tested negative later he was put on ventilator The sixtime National Award w

25-09-2020

London Famous British Journalist and Author Sir Harold Evans 92 passed away He died of heart attack at his home in New York EditorinChief of the Reuters News Agency Sir Harold Evans was also the editor of the Sunday Times for fourteen years Later Harold Evans becomes editorinchief of Times of Londo

24-09-2020

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical KEAM 2020 rank list was published today ie Thursday September 24 at around 1100 am The KEAM 2020 result and rank list was released online by the higher education minister KT Jaleel At total of 13 girls and 87 boys made it into the top 100 T

24-09-2020

NewDelhi Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh has created history by becoming the first woman pilot to join Rafales Golden Arrows Squadron in Ambala Flt Lt Shivangi was commissioned into the IAF in 2017 as part of the second batch of women fighter pilots and she is currently undergoing conversion traini

24-09-2020

Tesla suffered a network outage on Wednesday that left owners of its electric cars unable to use the mobile app Those without physical key cards were unable to get into their cars as the app holds a digital key Although phones normally pair with the cars via Bluetooth to unlock the doors users said

24-09-2020

New Delhi Fire was reported in a mall in Delhis Karkardooma area on Thursday The fire was quickly brought under control and no loss of life was reported According to the Delhi Fire Services department the fire was reported in the Aditya Mall and eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot We receiv

24-09-2020

The third trailer of the Bollywood movie Sridevi Bungalow directed by Prashanth Mampully has arrived The trailer has been released by Malayalams favorite actor Mohanlal congratulating Prashant Mampulli and the team The third trailer includes fight scenes with Arbaaz Khan and parts of an item dance

23-09-2020

NewDelhi The Narcotics Control Bureau NCB which is probing an alleged Bollywooddrugs nexus on Wednesday summoned actors Deepika Padukone Shraddha Kapoor Sara Ali Khanand Rakul Preet Singh among others for questioning an official said Padukone has been summoned on Friday the senior NCB official said

23-09-2020

Paris The Eiffel Tower in Paris was evacuated Wednesday after a phonein bomb threat police said Police cars and tape surrounded the streets below the iconic structure and the bridge stretching across the Seine River to Trocadero Plaza had similar barricades put in place The 131yearold tower normal

23-09-2020

Saudi Arabias General Authority of Civil Aviation has suspended travel to and from India Brazil and Argentina due to the rising number of COVID19 cases This includes any person who has been to the three countries 14 days prior to their arrival in the kingdom Passengers who have official government i

23-09-2020

Samsung asked its fans what drives their fandom and what they would want in the next Galaxy especially the colors performance and camera features Fans answered and Samsung says it will deliver a Galaxy for every fan Launching today at 730PM the brandnew Galaxy promises to leave compromise behind giv

23-09-2020

Spokesperson of the IndoIslamic Cultural Foundation IICF Athar Hussain has said that the 15000squarefoot mosque to come up in Ayodhyas Dhannipur village will not be named Babri Masjid The shape of the mosque may be completely different from that of other mosques It may be squareshaped like the Kaaba

20-09-2020

Amid protests over farm Bills introduced by the Centre Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Im also farmernever believe government will hurt farmers I want to assure farmers of the country that MSP minimum support price and APMC Agricultural Produce Market Committee systems are not going to end he ad

20-09-2020

The ₹500 Feluda test a paperbased test strip to detect COVID19 in less than 30 minutes has been approved for commercial launch by DCGI Feluda is the acronym for FNCAS9 Editor Linked Uniform Detection Assay It uses indigenously developed CRISPR geneediting technology to identify and target the geneti

20-09-2020

Colombo Sri Lankan State Minister of Coconut Arundika Fernando climbed a coconut tree and said that the country is facing a dearth of 700 million coconuts due to high demand for local industries and domestic consumption The minister also plucked a few coconuts from the tree at his home garden Theres

19-09-2020

Paytm has said that it is back on the Play Store hours after it was removed for violation of Googles Play Store policies on gambling We assure all our users that their balances and linked accounts are 100 safe Our services are fully functional on all existing apps Paytm had earlier said Update An

18-09-2020

Google has pulled popular Indian financial services app Paytm from the Play Store for violating its gambling policies Paytm is India’s most valuable startup and claims over 50 million monthly active users Its marquee app which competes with Google Pay in India disappeared from the Play Store in the

18-09-2020

NewDelhi India opened its first exclusive terminal for private airplanes to cater to the world’s fastest growing ultrarich population The new terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport will allow movement of 150 jets daily Delhi International Airport Ltd said in a statement The new terminal

18-09-2020

The posters of Laxmmi Bomb starring Akshay Kumar in a neverseenbefore avatar has the audiences rooting for it already The film which is a remake of the Tamil hit Kanchana has managed to create buzz ever since its inception Akshay who has had a blockbuster year at the box office last year has been on

18-09-2020

Rewa MP Former Madhya Pradesh minister Ramakant Tiwari died on Thursday evening at his residence in Chakghat after prolonged illness family sources said Tiwari 80 is survived by two sons and three daughters He had represented Teonthar assembly seat four times and served as animal husbandry minis

18-09-2020

New Delhi Akali Dals only Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modis cabinet today as her party faced heat from farmers over its initial support to ally BJPs farm sector bills The minister who was part of the cabinet meet that cleared the bills stepped down short

17-09-2020

NewDelhi The number of coronavirus cases in India has reached 5118253 as record 97894 people tested positive in the last 24 hours according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare The coronavirus death toll in the country has risen to 83198 while 4025079 coronavirus patients have been discharge

17-09-2020

Alappuzha Kerala Government will introduce a new water transport service called Water Taxi in the state These are essentially tenseater boats that can be used by the public to commute from one place to another inside the city The Water Taxis service will be introduced in a phasewise manner across K

17-09-2020

Washington Bill Gates Sr a lawyer and father of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates died on Monday at his beach home on Hood Canal in the Seattle area He was 94 The cause was Alzheimers disease his family said in an announcement on Tuesday William Henry Gates II was born Nov 30 1925 in Bremerton Washingt

16-09-2020

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Amazons Alexa digital assistant starting next year as the Silicon Valley giant expands its presence in the significant marketIn a blog post on Monday Amazon India said Bachchans voice experience feature will

16-09-2020

Lucknow Thirteen people including nine minors were killed in rainrelated incidents in Uttar Pradesh as many parts of the state received heavy rainfall Three children were killed in a lightning strike in Siddharth Nagar They were in a madrassa at the time of the incident police said adding that in a

16-09-2020

NewDelhi Former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh who recently quit Rashtriya Janata Dal RJD has passed away at the age of 74 He was admitted at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi 

13-09-2020

Actress Anushka Sharma whos expecting her first child with Team India captain Virat Kohli has shared a new picture showing her baby bump Nothing is more real and humbling than experiencing creation of life in you When this is not in your control then really what is she wrote The couple had announced

13-09-2020

US Open 2020 womens singles winner Naomi Osaka took to Twitter to share a picture of herself wearing late NBA legend Kobe Bryants number eight LA Lakers jersey I wore this jersey every day after my matches I truly think it gave me strength she wrote The 22yearold won her second US Open title in th

13-09-2020

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday announced that the five men who have been missing from Arunachal Pradesh would be handed over by China on Saturday This comes days after Rijiju said the Chinas PLA responded to the hotline message sent by Indian Army confirming the presence of the missing men

11-09-2020

Fast bowler Sreesanth took to Twitter today to share that he is completely free of any charges now He added that he will now represent the sport he loves the most Will give my very best to every ball I bowl even if its just practice Just have another 57 years max to give it all Ive got he added 

10-09-2020

World Health Organizations DirectorGeneral Tedros Adhanom today said that around 180 vaccines are now in development across the world including 35 that are in human trials One therapeutic dexamethasone has proven effective for patients with severe and critical COVID19 and some others are in trials T

10-09-2020

NewDelhi Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally inducted Rafale fighter aircraft on Thursday into the Indian Air Force at the Air Force Station in Ambala Haryana The aircraft will be part of 17 Squadron dubbed the “Golden Arrows” The Rafale jets made by French manufacturer Dassault are Indias first

10-09-2020

BTech in Food Technology involves the study of food processing preservation techniques and applications related to food engineering used in the food industry The course aims to enhance the shelf life of the product JEE Main WBJEE Amity JEE are common entrance exams to apply for this course The aver

09-09-2020

After the JEE Main Exam whats next that Students must be aware of Finally the JEE Main Exams finally concluded The exams started on 1st September and continued till 6th September NTA had strictly enforced the COVID19 Advisory and the candidates are following the same Earlier the Indian Government h

09-09-2020

NTA has released the NEET admit card 2020 on the official website a while ago The exam is likely to happen September 13 now About a few more days are left to download the admit card As per reports out of 15 Lakh registrations 10 Lakh students have already downloaded their NEET Hall Tickets Along wit

09-09-2020

The government has released guidelines for partial reopening of schools for students of Classes 912 on a voluntary basis for taking guidance from teachers from September 21 The use of face masks will be mandatory physical distancing of 6 feet and frequent hand washing for at least 4060 seconds was r

08-09-2020

Actress Rhea Chakraborty will be arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau NCB in the drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajputs death case following a threeday interrogation KPS Malhotra Deputy Director of NCB confirmed Paperwork and other formalities are being completed he added The agency had earlier arrest

08-09-2020

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur on Monday said Kangana Ranaut is daughter of our state Her father has written to me expressing his concerns over her security The CM further said that a police team will be deployed with her in Manali This comes as the Centre extended Y level security for her Mumba

07-09-2020

DRDO has successfully flight tested the Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle using the indigenously developed scramjet propulsion system HSTDV can cruise at a speed of mach 6 and move up to an altitude of 325 km in 20 seconds according to the government It can also be used for launching satell

07-09-2020

Mumbai Actress Riya Chakrabortys brother Shovik Chakraborty has been arrested in connection with the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput He was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau NCB In addition to Shovik Sushants former manager Samuel Miranda was also arrested NCB conducted a raid

04-09-2020

Three more Paris SaintGermain players tested positive for the coronavirus taking the total number of cases in their squad to six Sports daily LEquipe named defender Marquinhos goalkeeper Keylor Navas and striker Mauro Icard as the three new players Neymar Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes were repo

04-09-2020

Veteran offspinner Harbhajan Singh who represents CSK in the IPL has pulled out of the 2020 edition due to personal reasons These are difficult times and I would expect some privacy as I spend time with my family he tweeted Earlier CSK batsman Suresh Raina had pulled out of the tournament due to pe

04-09-2020

Calendars diaries schedulers and similar other materials will be the story of old days in PSU banks and other public sector companies as the Ministry of Finance today released an order to use their digital substitutes All calendars diaries schedulers and similar other materials which were earlier pr

03-09-2020

The University of Hyderabad UoH has decided to conduct final semester examinations online for postgraduate students from September 16 amid COVID19 pandemic Those who cant attend the exams in September can appear for them in the second spell scheduled for October 5 UoH said A Supreme Court order had

03-09-2020

Multiplayer game PUBG is among the 118 more apps banned by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Wednesday Other apps banned by the government include Baidu WeChat Work Ludo World Ludo Superstar and PUBG Mobile Lite among others The banned apps are prejudicial to sovereignty an

03-09-2020

Twitter on Thursday said that the account of PM Narendra Modis personal website wwwnarendramodiin was hacked with tweets asking followers to donate to PM National Relief Fund through cryptocurrency Twitter said it has taken steps to secure the account which has over 25 million followers PM Modis per

03-09-2020

Dr Kafeel Khan lodged at the Mathura jail in Uttar Pradesh since January 29 was released late on Tuesday night following the order by the Allahabad High Court Earlier in the day the High Court had dismissed charges filed against Khan under the National Security Act NSA and ordered his immediate rele

02-09-2020

OPPO is set to launch F17 Pro sporting 6 AI portrait cameras and ultrasleek design through an online musical concert event Hosted by actor Rithvik Dhanjani the event will see performances by celebrities like Raftaar Harrdy Sandhu and fashion influencer Nikki Mehra With 748mm thickness and 164gm weig

02-09-2020

NewDelhi India recorded 27 more rainfall than normal in August 2020 the fourthhighest amount in the last 120 years the India Meteorological Department IMD said Rainfall in August 2020 was the highest in 44 years said RK Jenamani scientist with IMDs national weather forecasting centre August 1926 rec

01-09-2020

In major relief for Dr Kafeel Khan the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered his immediate release and the dropping of stringent National Security Act NSA charges against him which was invoked earlier this year over an alleged inflammatory speech by him against the Citizenship Amendment Act CAA K

01-09-2020

NewDelhi The government today announced that sevenday state mourning will be observed throughout India from August 31 to September 6 as a mark of respect to exPresident Pranab Mukherjee who passed away today During the state mourning the national flag will fly at halfmast on all buildings where it i

31-08-2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passed away at the age of 84 in Delhi on Monday his son Abhijeet Mukherjee confirmed through a tweet He was admitted to Army Hospital earlier this month after undergoing emergency lifesaving surgery from a brain clot He had also tested positive for coronavirus Prana

31-08-2020

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan tweeted a picture showing his lawyer Rajiv Dhavan giving him a ₹1 coin for paying fine to Supreme Court following its judgement in the contempt case My lawyer and senior colleague Rajivcontributed 1 Re immediately aftercontempt judgement today which I gratefully accepted he t

31-08-2020

New Delhi The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till September 30 said Indian aviation regulator DGCA on Monday However international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a casetocase basis noted the Directorate Ge

31-08-2020

Bhopal CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced free travel arrangements for all students from Madhya Pradesh who will appear for the NEET JEE For availing this facility students will have to register themselves by calling on 181 or through the portal httpsmapitgovincovid19 by August 31 Chhattisgarh

31-08-2020

NewDelhi Supreme Court has rejected Vijay Mallyas plea seeking review of its 2017 ruling holding him guilty of contempt of court Mallya was held guilty of contempt of court for transferring 40 million to his children in violation of courts order Mallya who is an accused in a bank loan default case o

31-08-2020

Delhis Army Research and Referral hospital on Monday said There is a decline in the medical condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee since yesterday He is in septic shock due to his lung infection and is being managed by a team of specialists it added He continues to be in deep coma and on ven

31-08-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court has fined lawyer Prashant Bhushan ₹1 in the contempt case against him In case he fails to pay the fine by September 15 hell be barred from practising for three years and will be imprisoned for three months Bhushan was held guilty of contempt over two of his tweets on CJI B

31-08-2020

India and Russia were named jointwinners of the FIDE Chess Olympiad after global internet outage affected the final India had filed an official appeal after Nihal Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost connection to their games in the second round and forfeited on time FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich made a

30-08-2020

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has instructed the District Collectors to arrange for free transport for aspirants appearing for NEET and JEE exams to reach examination centres According to the directions transportation like buses would be arranged in every district on the basis of number of aspirant

30-08-2020

Suresh Raina has pulled out of IPL 2020 and returned home to India according to a social media post on Chennai Super Kings’ official handle ‘Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season Chennai Super Kings offers complete suppor

29-08-2020

Actor Chadwick Boseman who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe died Friday of cancer his representative said He was 42 Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side

29-08-2020

Chennai Dr Justice AR Lakshmanan78 former judge of Supreme Court of India and former Chairman of Law Commission of India passed away today morning He was 78 and he died at a hospital in Tiruchirappalli on Wednesday at 1130 pm and is survived by two sons and two daughters He suffered a heart attack

27-08-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Thursday declined permission for carrying out Muharram procession across the country and asked the petitioner to approach Allahabad High Court with his plea The court said You are asking for a general order and then if we allow this there will be chaos Particular commun

27-08-2020

New Delhi The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall activity over several parts of north India in the next four days As per the weather departments latest bulletin heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places with extremely heavy falls over Madhya Pradesh Vidarhh

27-08-2020

A 29yearold Dutch author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has become the youngest to win the International Booker taking the award for their debut novel The Discomfort of Evening The £50000 ₹49 lakh prize will be split equally between Rijneveld and translator Michele Hutchison The book was chosen from a shor

27-08-2020

Team India captain Virat Kohli and his wife actress Anushka Sharma took to social media on Thursday to announce that they are expecting their first child And then we were three Arriving Jan 2021 the couple wrote in the caption while sharing a photo that shows Anushkas baby bump Virat and Anushka got

27-08-2020

Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that complete lockdown will be observed in the state on September 7 11 and 12 Current lockdown measures will remain in place in the state till September 20 she added We want Metro Rail services to be resumed by maintaining soc

26-08-2020

Sixtime Ballon dOr winner Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club The club confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Argentina forward sent a document expressing his desire to leave The announcement comes 11 days after Barcelonas 28 loss to Bayern Munich in the Champio

26-08-2020

NewDelhi Sonia Gandhi will continue as the Interim President of the party Congress Working Committee CWC member KH Muniyappa said The election for the party president post will take place as soon as possible he added This comes after a sevenhour CWC meeting where the letter by 23 senior party leader

24-08-2020

Lahore The Pakistan government has declared former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif currently in London for treatment an absconder and approached the UK government for his extradition Adviser to the Prime Minster on Accountability and Interior Shahzad Akbar said that Sharifs fourweek bail on medical gro

24-08-2020

Bayern Munich defeated firsttime finalists PSG 10 to win the Champions LeagueEuropean Cup for the sixth time in history Bayern Munichs French winger Kingsley Coman scored the only goal in the final in the 59th minute This was the German clubs 11th final in the history of Champions LeagueEuropean Cup

24-08-2020

The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI has congratulated star opener and Indias limitedovers vicecaptain Rohit Sharma on becoming only the fourth cricketer from his country to be conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Taking to its official Twitter handle the countrys cricket governin

22-08-2020

Punjabbased restaurateur and chocolatier Harjinder Singh Kukreja on Saturday took to Twitter to post a video of ecofriendly Ganesha idol made entirely out of chocolate It took 10 chefs 10 days and 40 kilograms of chocolate for the chocolate Ganpati to be made This is the fifth consecutive year of ma

22-08-2020

Pakistan has admitted underworld don and 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts accused Dawood Ibrahim is in Karachi as it imposed financial sanctions on 88 banned terror groups and their leaders JamaatudDawa chief Hafiz Saeed and JaisheMohammed JeM chief Masood Azhar have also been sanctioned Pakistan imposed the

22-08-2020

The turban that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore during the Independence Day speech on Saturday was sent by Sujansinh Parmar a farmer from Gujarats Tapi district BJP state chief CR Paatil has said Meanwhile Parmar said Several other leaders like Rajnath Singh Amit Shah and Congress leader Rahul Gan

19-08-2020

NewDelhi The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation DMRC has launched a new smart card with a contactless auto topup feature that can be availed on the Autope app The feature will allow commuters to recharge the card automatically at Automatic Fare Collection gates of metro stations when its value goes below

19-08-2020

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that the Common Eligibility Test CET for multiple government jobs will be held twice a year and will be conducted in multiple Indian languages The exam score will be valid for three years CET will be an online examination and every district in the coun

19-08-2020

New Delhi The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal for leasing out Thiruvananthapuram Jaipur and Guwahati airports After the Cabinet meeting Union Minister Prakash Javdekar announced in the press conference that that three airports of Airports Authority of India AAI will be leased throug

19-08-2020

Apple is planning to roll out locally made models of its upcoming iPhone by the middle of next year Business Standard reported The production is expected to begin at Narasapura plant in Bengaluru by Apple supplier Wistron by October 2020 This will be the seventh iPhone model to be made in the countr

19-08-2020

New Delhi Part of Central government’s Vande Bharat Mission India is establishing bilateral air bubble arrangements with 13 countries Making the announcement on Twitter Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said that the negotiation is being established with Australia Japan and Singa

18-08-2020

After as Wall Street Journal report said Facebook didnt apply hatespeech rules to a BJP leader the social media giant said We prohibit hate speech and content that incites violence and we enforce these policies globally without regard to anyones political positionparty affiliation Were making progre

17-08-2020

Riyadh Russia has reached an agreement in principle to conduct clinical trials of its controversial coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates according to the head of its sovereign wealth fund The Russians are working with a pharmaceutical company in the kingdom and

17-08-2020

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said the BJP and the RSS control Facebook and WhatsApp in India He said They spread fake news and hatred through it and use it to influence the electorate This comes after The Wall Street Journal reported that Facebooks top publicpolicy executive in India opposed app

16-08-2020

Randhir Jaiswal Consul General of India in New York hoisted the Indian National Flag at the Times Square on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day The event was organised by Federation of Indian Associations FIA Earlier FIA said Itll be the first time ever that Indias Tricolour will be unfurled a

16-08-2020

Former India captain MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket The 39yearold took to Instagram to share a video showing pictures from different parts of his career and had Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shair song in the background He wrote ThanksThanks a lot for ur love and support throu

15-08-2020

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Science IISc and the Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO has developed a sustainable process for making bricklike structures on the moon according to IISc The process uses urea which can be sourced from human urine and lunar soil as raw materials fo

15-08-2020

25 years ago VSNL now Tata Communications kick started Indias Internet revolution and built it from strength to strength From 64 Kbps bandwidth in 1995 in India to carrying almost 30 of the worlds internet routes Tata Communications has been transforming Indias digital foundation and now delivering

15-08-2020

NewDelhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hoisted the National Flag for the seventh straight time at the Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day With this he became the first nonCongress Prime Minister to do so most often He surpassed the number of times late Prime Minister Atal Bi

15-08-2020

Jaipur The Congress government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday won the motion of confidence through a voice vote in the Rajasthan Assembly The house has been adjourned till August 21 said Assembly Speaker CP Joshi Earlier Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs returned to the par

14-08-2020

Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to reveal that he has tested negative for coronavirus I will be staying in home isolation for a few more days on the advice of doctors he further wrote He had tested positive for coronavirus on August 2 and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram

14-08-2020

Chennai Veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam who was earlier this month admitted to MGM Healthcare in Chennai after testing positive for coronavirus has been moved to the ICU of the hospital The hospital authorities said that Balasubrahmanyam is on life support and his condition remains critical He i

14-08-2020

Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday went under quarantine after over 20 officials including Malappuram SP and District Collector associated with the Kozhikode Air India Express crash rescue operation tested positive for Covid19 Malappuram SP U Abdul Karim and District

14-08-2020

Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer aged 61 Punjab minister Rana Gurmit Sodhi tweeted Itsheartbreaking to learn about my friend being diagnosed with lung cancer I know he has the strength to beat cancer Cricketer and cancer survivor Yuvraj Singh tweeted I know the pain it causes but I al

12-08-2020

Indias KN Ananthapadmanabhan has been included in ICCs international panel of umpires following compatriot Nitin Menons promotion to the elite panel The former Kerala spinner joins fellow Indians C Shamshuddin Anil Chaudhary and Virender Sharma in the international panel and is now eligible to offic

11-08-2020

Beirut Lebanons entire government has resigned over last weeks explosion in Beirut that claimed at least 160 lives and injured over 6000 people Earlier nations health minister said that PM Hassan Diab went to presidential palace to hand over the resignation in the name of all the ministers The annou

11-08-2020

Irans Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has created a Twitter account in Hindi He already has Twitter accounts in other languages including English French Russian Persian Arabic Urdu and Spanish In his first tweet from his Hindi account he wrote In the name of Allah who is very kind and compassionate 

10-08-2020

Mumbai Actress Rhea Chakraborty arrived at the Enforcement Directorate office in Mumbai for the second time in four days for questioning related to Sushant Singh Rajputs death case Her brother Showik Chakraborty and father Indrajit Chakraborty also arrived at the office Sushants former business mana

10-08-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the submarine Optical Fibre Cable OFC connecting Chennai and Port Blair Laid at a cost of ₹1224 crore the 2300kilometre OFC will deliver bandwidth of 2x200 Gbps between Chennai and Port Blair and 2x100 Gbps between Port Blair and other islands The p

10-08-2020

NewDelhi Indias coronavirus recoveries reached 1535743 after a record 54859 recoveries in the last 24 hours The total number of cases has increased to 2215074 after a singleday spike of 62064 cases Coronavirus death toll in the country has surged to 44386 and 634945 cases are currently active As man

10-08-2020

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticised new Environment Impact Assessment EIA 2020 draft calling it disgraceful and dangerous He added that the draft has the potential to reverse many hardfought gains won over the years in the battle to protect the environment He also urged every Indian to

09-08-2020

KottayamA trial court in Kottayam on Friday granted bail with stringent conditions to former Bishop Franco Mulakkal who has been accused of raping a nun in Kerala The court directed him to be present on the dates of hearing of the case Bail granted to Mulakkal was cancelled on July 13 after he faile

07-08-2020

Idukki PM Narendra Modi has expressed his grief at the loss of lives in the landslide in Keralas Rajamalai after the death toll in the incident rose to 15 with over 50 people still said to be missing PMs office also announced compensation of ₹2 lakh each for the next of kin of deceased and ₹50000 ea

07-08-2020

Kozhikode A DubaiCalicut Air India Express flight broke into two pieces after overshooting runway at the Karipur Airport on Friday evening There were 191 passengers including crew members on board the flight Total 14 passengers including One of the pilots of the aircraft have been killed in the acc

07-08-2020

Mumbai Bhojpuri actress Anupama Pathak reportedly died on August 2 at her residence in Dahisar She went live on Facebook a day before her death where she spoke about feeling cheated and not being able to trust anyone Actress Anupama hailed from Bihar’s Purnea district where the late actor Sushant S

07-08-2020

VIVO back out as title sponsors of the cashrich Indian Premier League The Chinese mobile giant backs out amid all the voices rising among the country to ban all Chinese products in the wake of the Galwan Valley incident that saw 20 Indian soldiers martyred According to India Today VIVO wanted a 304

06-08-2020

The CBI team probing Vijay Mallya case has taken over Sushant Singh Rajputs death case It has registered FIR against Rhea Chakraborty Indrajit Chakraborty Sandhya Chakraborty Showik Chakraborty Samuel Miranda Shruti Modi and others on the basis of FIR filed by Bihar Police Sushants father KK Singh h

06-08-2020

A video of a bride on her wedding day in Beirut captured the moment a massive explosion took place at the port of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday The bride was seen running away from the scene along with others At least 4000 people were wounded when 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate exploded Video

06-08-2020

A picture of a nurse holding three newborn babies and attending a call in a hospital after an explosion hit Lebanons Beirut has gone viral The photographer who clicked the photo said the nurse remained calm despite being surrounded by dozens of bodies Heroes dont always wear capesbut they do run int

06-08-2020

A large explosion shook Lebanons capital Beirut on Tuesday and thick smoke was seen rising over the city with buildings getting damaged The source of the explosion was a fire at a warehouse for firecrackers near the port in Beirut the state media reported Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hasan said t

04-08-2020

A day before the Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has issued a statement in support of the ceremony saying the event can be a celebration of national unity in India along with friendship and brotherhood among all In a statement on Tuesday Priyanka Gan

04-08-2020

Japanese startup Donut Robotics has developed a smart mask that connects to the users smartphone or tablet through an app via Bluetooth Once connected it can be used to make calls and send texts remotely without accessing the smartphone and can also translate from Japanese into eight other languages

04-08-2020

NEW DELHI The Indian Premier League Governing Council IPL GC met today via videoconference to decide on the issues concerning the VIVO IPL 2020 edition Taking note of the prevailing COVID19 situation in India the IPL GC decided to stage the tournament in the United Arab Emirates UAE and the matches

02-08-2020

NewDelhi Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to reveal he has tested positive for coronavirus My health is fine but Im being admitted to the hospital on advice of doctors he added I request that all of you who have come in contact with me in the last few days please isolate yourself and get your

02-08-2020

NewDelhi Former Samajwadi Party leader and sitting Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has passed away today in Singapore He was 64 and had been hospitalised for a long time  Amar Singh had been battling health issues for several years In 2015 he was once rushed to the Fortis Hospital in New Delhi after he c

01-08-2020

After revealing that its considering a subscription model to generate additional revenue Twitter is exploring an Undo Send button among its options In a survey Twitter questioned users which potential paid features would they be interested in among ideas like Custom Colours Undo Send would give user

01-08-2020

Washington US President Donald Trump on Friday said he was planning to sign an executive order as soon as Saturday banning Chineseowned shortvideo app TikTok from the country Trump said this aboard Air Force One as he returned to Washington after a fundraising trip to Florida He further said he did

01-08-2020

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has announced that the citys legislative council election which was to be held on September 6 will be postponed by a year due to a spike in COVID19 cases Hong Kong reported 121 new COVID19 cases on Friday Earlier authorities disqualified 12 prodemocracy candidates from co

31-07-2020

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi has said that Mumbai Police is putting obstruction in way of fair investigation by Bihar Police in Sushant Singh Rajputs death case Bihar Police is doing its best but Mumbai Police is not cooperating BJP feelCBI should take over this case he tweeted Bihar Police had

31-07-2020

CHANDIGARH As many as 21 people have died in Punjab allegedly after drinking spurious liquor following which CM Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident officials said on Friday Police have been directed to launch a search operation to crack down on spurious liquor manufactu

31-07-2020

NewDelhi The Delhi Police has banned flying of subconventional aerial platforms starting from Friday till August 15 as part of security measures The order signed by Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava states that it is prohibited to fly subconventional aerial platforms like paragliders paramoto

31-07-2020

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA on Friday extended the ban on international commercial passenger flights till August 31 The ban shall not apply to international allcargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA said a government statement Central government had earlier ext

31-07-2020

Chennai Tamil Nadu has extended the COVID19 lockdown across the state till August 31 midnight albeit with certain relaxations the state government announced today There will be complete lockdown on Sundays the state governments guideline read Tamil Nadu currently has 57490 active coronavirus cases a

30-07-2020

NewDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that Delhi Cabinet has decided to reduce the Value Added Tax VAT on diesel from 30 to 1675 This will reduce the price of diesel in the city by ₹836 per litre from ₹82 to ₹7364 per litre he added Notably the central excise duty on petrol i

30-07-2020

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday 29 July congratulated the Indian Air Force for the Rafale aircraft but asked three pointed questions to the Government of India 1 Why each aircraft costs Rs 1670 Crores instead of Rs 526 Crores 2 Why 36 aircraft were bought instead of 126 3 Why was bankrupt

29-07-2020

Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board Chairman Zufar Ahmad Farooqui on Wednesday announced the formation of a trust IndoIslamic Cultural Foundation for the construction of a mosque in Ayodhyas Dhannipur village Farooqui said that he will be the chief trustee and the chairman of the trust which will

29-07-2020

A ceremonial Water Cannon Salute was given to the first batch of the five Rafale fighter jets as they landed at the IAF Air Force Station in Ambala on Wednesday Its arrival in India will make the IAF much stronger to deter any threat that may be posed on our country Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tw

29-07-2020

NewDelhi The Ministry of Human Resource Development has been renamed as Ministry of Education Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced on Wednesday after a Cabinet meeting The Cabinet also approved the New Education Policy 2020 NEP2020 which seeks to overhaul the education system in the

29-07-2020

NewDelhi The government today announced the Unlock 3 guidelines which will come into effect from August 1 The restrictions on movement of individuals during night night curfew have been removed Gyms will be allowed to reopen from August 5 Further schools colleges and coaching institutions will remai

29-07-2020

Alappuzha A video of a violent street fight involving men and women in Keralas Arattupuzha has surfaced online A police officer said that the fight broke out due to a dispute over construction of a road between several families living close to each other While at least three people were injured in t

29-07-2020

PM Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat on Sunday said I urge everyone that on this Independence Day we take resolve to get freedom from coronavirus adding that this time it will be celebrated in different circumstances He further said We must also take resolve for Aatmanirbhar Bharat and to learn and

26-07-2020

Gangster Tinku Kapala who was carrying a reward of ₹1 lakh for his arrest died following an encounter with a team of the Special Task Force in Uttar Pradeshs Barabanki on Friday night UP DGP HC Awasthy stated Kapala was active from the past 20 years and wanted in many cases I hope this has brought s

25-07-2020