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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

NewDelhi India has recorded its biggest oneday rise in coronavirus cases as 49310 people tested positive in the last 24 hours The total cases have increased to 1287945 and the death toll in the country has risen to 30601 While the number of people who have been cured discharged migrated stands at 81

24-07-2020

Six more people have lost their lives in floodrelated incidents in Assam taking the death toll to 85 the state government said on Monday Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has informed that over 70 lakh people have been affected due to Assam floods Central and state government are providing all kinds of as

20-07-2020

Mumbai The death toll in the multistorey building collapse in Mumbais Fort area has risen to 10 the BMC said on Friday Fire Department rescued a total of 27 people yesterday the BMC tweeted The owner and tenants of the building had planned to repair it earlier this year however the plan got delayed

18-07-2020

While addressing the UN at the Highlevel segment of its Economic and Social Council ECOSOC Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the UN was originally born from the furies of the Second World War Today the fury of the COVID19 pandemic provides the context for its rebirth and reform Let us not lose

17-07-2020

As many as 99 doctors across the country have died due to coronavirus while 1302 have been infected Indian Medical Association IMA said on Wednesday Of the doctors who died 73 were above 50 years while 19 were in the 3550 age group and seven were aged under 35 IMA asked health workers to raise their

16-07-2020

Mumbai Under the influence of strong lower level wind convergence along the West coast and eastwest shear zone in mid tropospheric levels enhanced rainfall activity is likely over the region The India Meteorological Department IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai and nearby districts following hea

16-07-2020

Mumbai Maharashtra Home Department on Saturday issued guidelines for Ganesh mandals in Mumbai for organising Ganeshotsav this year amid coronavirus spread The guidelines said that processions while arrival or immersion of Ganesh idols will not be allowed Government has urged citizens to either delay

12-07-2020

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have tested positive for coronavirus This comes after they initially tested negative for the virus They are absolutely stable and I pray for their speedy recovery Rajesh Tope Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare Maharashtra sa

12-07-2020

Mumbai Actor Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to Mumbais Nanavati Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus The 77yearold actor tweeted I have tested COVID19 positiveshifted to Hospitalhospital informing authoritiesfamily and staff undergone tests results awaitedAll that have been in close p

11-07-2020

NewDelhi The India Meteorological Department IMD on Friday predicted extremely heavy rainfall in UP Uttarakhand DelhiNCR and Bihar It also stated that moderate to intense thunderstorms and lightning are likely over UP Bihar Karnataka Telangana Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya among other states Further

10-07-2020

Dubey Vikas a notorious Indian gangster accused of killing eight police officers was shot dead on Friday morning after his arrest on Thursday The Uttar Pradesh police said the gangster was killed as he attempted to flee when one of the vehicles bringing him back to his home city of Kanpur overturne

10-07-2020

Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey who is wanted in the killing of eight policemen who went to arrest him in Kanpur has been arrested from Ujjain Madhya Pradesh The bounty on Dubey who was missing since the incident was doubled to ₹5 lakh Earlier today two aides of Dubey were killed in separate enco

09-07-2020

Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday inaugurated a plasma therapy unit for treating COVID19 patients at Mumbais SevenHills Hospital The unit which is an initiative of the BMC will offer convalescent plasma therapy to COVID19 patients using blood plasma donated by those who have recover

08-07-2020

BJP leader Wasim Bari his father Bashir Ahmad and his brother Umer Bashir were killed in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmirs Bandipora district on Wednesday The trio were injured during indiscriminate firing and were shifted to hospital where they succumbed to their injuries Police said they we

08-07-2020

Kanpur The Uttar Pradesh government has increased the reward for the arrest of gangster Vikas Dubey involved in gunning down eight police personnel from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 5 lakh officials said on Wednesday “Cash reward for the arrest of Vikas Dubey has been increased to Rs 5 lakh It would be given t

08-07-2020

The Telangana government on Tuesday began the demolition of the states old Secretariat complex in Hyderabad parts of which were built by the Nizams This comes less than 10 days after the High Court gave approval for the construction of the new Secretariat In 2019 the state government said the estima

07-07-2020

Mumbais Dharavi area which is considered as the largest slum in Asia reported only one new COVID19 patient on Tuesday which took the case tally in the area to 2335 an official said The last time Dharavi had recorded a single COVID19 case was on April 5 three months ago The official added that Dharav

07-07-2020

A robotic trolley named Gollar has been deployed at Mumbais Podar Hospital a video of which was shared by Maharashtra Chief Ministers Office The robot helps serve medicines food and water to patients in COVID19 facilities This is an important step in our WarAgainstVirus as it willreduce risk for our

07-07-2020

Kanpur Police on Tuesday released pictures of accomplices of historysheeter Vikas Dubey an attempt to arrest whom led to the killing of eight policemen UPs ADG law and order Prashant Kumar said on Tuesday that 40 teams of UP Police and a Special Task Force STF are working to arrest Dubey and his acc

07-07-2020

Aarogya Setu the Covid19 tracker made by the Indian government has finally given users the option to delete their account from the app and erase all their data A new update has also brought in an option that will let you share your health data on Aarogya Setu with other health apps These new change

07-07-2020

Kanpur The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday further increased the prize money for the arrest of dreaded criminal Vikas Dubey who headed the gang which shot dead eight policemen who came to arrest him The prize money has been increased to Rs 25 lakh news agency ANI quoted Uttar Pradesh Director General

06-07-2020

In an article uploaded on the official website of the Press Information Bureau PIB the Ministry of Science and Technology said that no coronavirus vaccine is likely to be ready for mass use before 2021 However the government withdrew the statement hours later This comes after Indian Council of Medic

05-07-2020

Kanpur UP historysheeter Vikas Dubeys partner Daya Shankar Agnihotri who has been arrested has revealed that Dubey received a call from police station that a team was arriving to arrest him After he received the call Dubey arranged 2530 people who fired at the police personnel killing 8 of them Agni

05-07-2020

Kanpur Uttar Pradesh Police has launched a manhunt to nab gangster Vikas Dubey after eight policemen were killed during a bid to arrest him in Kanpur Dehat on Thursday night A historysheeter accused in over 60 criminal cases including murder Dubey was hiding in Kanpurs Bikru village under the jurisd

04-07-2020

Bengaluru Bengalurus civic body BBMP along with police and health officials has collected ₹6704 lakh in fines from 31740 people for not wearing masks and 1800 people for not following social distancing amid coronavirus spread City authorities have booked 118 commercial establishments for not maintai

04-07-2020

ChennaiTamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announced that a complete shutdown will be reimposed in Madurai and area limits of adjoining rural civic bodies of Paravai Thiruparankundram panchayats till July 12 The decision has been taken in a bid to combat the spread of COVID

04-07-2020

Bengaluru Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Commissioner Anil Kumar on Saturday announced Complete lockdown will be imposed from 8pm tonight till 5am on Monday in BBMP limits as per Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappas instructions in view of COVID19 He added sale of essential items would be allowed during

04-07-2020

Ladakh PM Narendra Modi on Friday met soldiers who were injured in the faceoff with Chinese soldiers at Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15 Our country has never bowed down and will never bow down to any world power and I am able to say this because of brave soldiers like you PM Modi said to them dur

03-07-2020

While addressing the soldiers in Ladakh during his visit on Friday PM Narendra Modi said Those who are weak can never initiate peace bravery is a prerequisite for peace The bravery that you and your compatriots showed a message has gone to the world about Indias strength Nation rests peacefully beca

03-07-2020

Patna At least 26 people died in eight districts as lightning struck various parts of Bihar on Thursday according to the State Disaster Management Department Patna recorded six casualties Samastipur and Katihar recorded three each while East Champaran reported four deaths Bihar Chief Minister Nitish

02-07-2020

New Delhi In a major breakthrough in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack case in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed the National Investigation Agency NIA on Thursday said it has arrested one more accused who was in touch with JaisheMohammad JeM members in Pakistan An NIA spokesperson here said that it h

02-07-2020

All monuments in India will be reopened for the public from July 6 Culture Minister Prahlad Patel said on Thursday The minister said all coronavirusrelated protocols issued by the Union health ministry would be followed by the monument authorities As many as 3691 centrallyprotected monuments and arc

02-07-2020

NewDelhi A plasma bank to treat novel coronavirus started functioning in Delhi on Thursday with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that COVID19 patients can donate their plasma 14 days after recovery Addressing an online media briefing Kejriwal said the eligibility for being a plasma donor is “ve

02-07-2020

Banguluru Aligning its services with the state governments night curfew the BMTC has limited the trips in each zone with depot managers told to completely halt operations of buses between 8 pm and 6 am In a recent circular the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation BMTC has directed its offic

01-07-2020

Lucknow Six members of a family in UPs Miyaganj village were admitted to hospital after consuming a dish laced with ganja As per reports the family was given a packet of dried cannabis leaves by a fellow resident of the village who told them it was fenugreek methi The man was later detained and said

01-07-2020

NewDelhi India will not allow Chinese companies to participate in highway projects including those through joint ventures Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday Gadakri also said the government will ensure that Chinese investors are not entertained in various sectors like Micro Small and Me

01-07-2020

As many as 2199 coronavirus cases were reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 87360 Meanwhile the death toll in the national capital due to coronavirus surged to 2742 A total of 58348 coronavirus patients have recovered in Delhi while active cases stand at 26270

30-06-2020

NewDelhi KK Venugopal was on Monday reappointed as the Attorney General for India for one year His present threeyear term ends on Tuesday “The President is pleased to reappoint Shri K K Venugopal Senior Advocate as Attorney General for India for a period of one year wef July 1 2020” a notification

30-06-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation said that the government provided free food grains to more than 80 crore people over three months during the lockdown period The number of beneficiaries is more than 12 times the UKs total population 25 times the population of the US and

30-06-2020

Visakhapatnam At least two workers were killed and four were taken to a hospital after a gas leak in a factory in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam city news agency ANI reported on Tuesday The leakage of benzimidazole gas was reported from Sainor Life Sciences Pvt Ltd in Visakhapatnam according to the

30-06-2020

Guwahati Nearly 25 districts of Assam got affected by the flood due to heavy rain bringing huge damage to the people of the state The flood has claimed the lives of 24 people and over 13 lakh people have been affected due to the heavy rain said the Assam State Disaster Mgmt Authority As per the sta

30-06-2020

The Centre has released guidelines for Unlock 2 stating that schools colleges and coaching institutes will remain shut till July 31 The other activities prohibited during this period include international flights metro rail service cinema halls gymnasiums swimming pools bars and similar places Large

29-06-2020

Jashpur Three people including a woman were allegedly buried in cow dung by some villagers in a bid to ‘cure’ them after lightning struck them in the tribaldominated Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh a police official said on Monday  They were later shifted to a hospital where two of them were decla

29-06-2020

Delhi governments Guru Teg Bahadur GTB Hospital which was converted into a COVID19only facility last month is facing a shortage of senior resident doctors At present 95 posts of senior resident doctors are vacant The teachers association of University College of Medical Sciences UCMS wrote to the Vi

29-06-2020

NewDelhi The Ministry of Information Technology has banned 59 applications calling them prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India The apps include TikTok UC Browser ShareIt and Club Factory among several other Chinese applications This move will safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mo

29-06-2020

Mumbai The Maharashtra government on Monday extended the lockdown in the state till July 31 amid rising cases of coronavirus in the state Issuing guidelines for its Mission Begin Again the state government said people should restrict their nonessential activities like shopping and outdoor exercises

29-06-2020

NewDelhi The Railways’ air conditioned trains will now have operation theatrelike fresh air pumped into its coaches replacing the circulated air which raises the chances of spread of infections officials have said The experiment started with 15 pairs of air conditioned trains being run by the Railw

29-06-2020

Home Minister Amit Shah today said that Delhi wont reach 55 lakh coronavirus cases by July 31 and added that the national capital will be in a better position He added that Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodias remark that there will be 55 lakh coronavirus cases in Delhi by July 31 had created panic

28-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus recoveries in India exceeded active cases by over 1 lakh on Sunday with recoveries reaching 309712 and active cases reaching 203051 The coronavirus recovery rate in India has reached 5856 The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 528859 marking t

28-06-2020

Mumbai has reported symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease among young coronavirus patients doctors said A 14yearold was brought to a private hospital this week with rashes and high fever two symptoms of the disease and tested positive for COVID19 Dr Tanu Singhal a paediatrics and infectious disease e

28-06-2020

A baby girl was born without arms and legs to a 28yearold woman in Sakla village of Sironj Tehsil in Madhya Pradeshs Vidisha district As per reports the baby was born with an autosomal recessive congenital disorder called TetraAmelia characterised by absence of all four limbs According to Bhopal CMH

28-06-2020

New Delhi As swarms of locusts were spotted on Saturday near Gurgaon the Delhi government issued an advisory to contain and control the menace of desert locusts in Delhi It has also urged all district magistrates to remain on high alert and to coordinate with the district fire department personnel t

27-06-2020

Bangaluru The Karnataka government today announced that lockdown would be imposed in the state every Sunday with effect from July 5 No activities shall be permitted on that day except essential services and supplies it added Further the night curfew timings will be changed to 8 pm to 5 am from 9 pm

27-06-2020

NewDelhi The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA has said that scheduled international commercial passenger services to from India shall remain suspended till July 15 This restriction shall not apply to international allcargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA it added Howev

26-06-2020

NewDelhi The Railway Board on Thursday announced that the regular timetabled passenger services including Mail Express passenger and suburban services stand cancelled up to August 12 2020 All the tickets booked for the regular timetabled trains for journeys from July 1 to August 12 also stand cancel

25-06-2020

Lucknow At least 107 people died due to thunderstorms in Bihar and UP in the last 24 hours according to figures provided by the Chief Ministers Office Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announced a compensation of ₹4 lakh each for the families of the deceased Gopalganj reported 13 deaths while eight each died in

25-06-2020

Bangaluru Karnataka government has reserved an entire wing of Bengalurus Kumara Krupa Guest House as Covid Care Centre for ministers MPs MLAs MLCs and senior officials of government above secretary rank for clinical management An order was issued stating that 100 rooms will be reserved Management ha

25-06-2020

Kolkata The West Bengal government on Wednesday announced extension of lockdown till July 31 to contain the spread of COVID19 The development comes after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held an allparty meeting at Nabanna in Kolkata to discuss measures to tackle COVID19 situation in the state I ann

24-06-2020

An IAS officer allegedly took his own life by hanging himself in his house on Tuesday evening The deceased officer was BM Vijay Shankar He had been arrested by special investigation team SIT in the I Monetary Advice IMA case when he was deputy commissioner DC Urban Bengaluru He had spent few days in

24-06-2020

New Delhi Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajputs body was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14 2020 His shocking death left his family friends and film fraternity mourning Social media has been abuzz with various theories surrounding his death with fans demanding CBI enquiry to rule out a

24-06-2020

The government has decided that pilgrims from India wont be sent to Saudi Arabia for Hajj this year Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Application money of over 23 lakh pilgrims will be returned without cancellation deductions through a direct transfer Naqvi added Saudi Arabia has restricted th

23-06-2020

Odisha DGP Abhay said complete shutdown will be in place in Puri district from 9 pm on Monday till 2 pm on Wednesday for the smooth conduct of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra Odishas Special Relief Commissioner said in an order that no passenger trains and public or private buses barring a few excep

23-06-2020

As many as 3721 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the state to 135796 Further 113 new coronavirus deaths were reported taking the total death toll to 6283 A total of 67706 patients have recovered from the virus so far As many

23-06-2020

NewDelhi Days after the Supreme Court of India had stayed Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra due to the COVID19 pandemic upon Centre and state of Odishas pleas among many the top court on Monday 22 June reversed its previous order and allowed it to be held in Puri without public participation The apex court

22-06-2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs MHA on Sunday asked the Delhi government to delineate all containment zones afresh and enumerate all households even outside containment zones The MHA also instructed the Delhi government to send a detailed report on every COVID19 death in the city The MHA passed the ins

22-06-2020

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga on Monday tweeted that two earthquakes have struck Mizoram within a span of 12 hours and the damage assessment is being undertaken by the district administration Fortunately no casualties reported so far the CM said Following the earthquake Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ass

22-06-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today announced that government will provide pulse oximeter which is used to monitor amount of oxygen carried in the body to all home quarantine cases Every district will have oxygen concentratorswell have a helpline and our team will come to your home to provide you with ox

22-06-2020

Bombay HC on Saturday asked BMC and Maharashtra government to implement the Supreme Courts order to hand over COVID19 test reports directly to patients or their family members HC was hearing a plea filed by a BJP corporator seeking to set aside a BMC order The order directed private labs to first sh

21-06-2020

A Pakistani drone loaded with a sophisticated rifle and some grenades was shot down by the Border Security Force along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday officials saidThis is the first such incident in Jammu region when a drone carrying arms and explosives

20-06-2020

As many as 14516 coronavirus cases were reported in India in last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the country to 395048 This is the first time that over 14000 coronavirus cases have been reported in a single day in India Meanwhile the coronavirus death toll in India surged to 12948 afte

20-06-2020

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has announced that the family of Colonel B Santosh Babu who was martyred in the Galwan valley faceoff will be given ₹5 crore and a residential plot His wife will be given a government job Telangana government also announced ₹10 lakh each for families of t

19-06-2020

NewDelhi Talking about IndiaChina faceoff in allparty meet PM Narendra Modi said Neither have China intruded nor has any post been taken over by them He added 20 of our jawans were martyred but those who dared Bharat Matathey were taught a lesson Today we possess such capability that no one can dare

19-06-2020

A viral message of an order allegedly from the National Informatics Centre that claims that the government has prohibited some Chinese apps from being available on app stores is fake the Press Information Bureau PIB said No such instruction has been given by the Ministry of Electronics and Informati

19-06-2020

NewDelhi The Odisha government has said that it will abide by the Supreme Courts order to not hold Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri this year in view of the COVID19 pandemic The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by CM Naveen Patnaik The state instructed the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing

19-06-2020

Actor and politician Paresh Rawal on Thursday tweeted that Amazon Flipkart Snapdeal and the other online merchants should ensure that they put a disclaimer on Chinese goods As your customer I would like to know the origin of the product that I am buying he added The actor also tweeted BoycottChinese

18-06-2020

Mumbai The total number of coronavirus tests in Maharashtra has crossed the 7 lakh mark with a total of 700954 tests having been conducted so far A total of 3307 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 116752 Meanwhile the coronavirus

17-06-2020

NewDelhi Ministry of Home Affairs MHA has said the price of COVID19 test in Delhi has been fixed at ₹2400 based on suggestions of a committee set up by Home Minister Amit Shah The MHA announced that tests will be done via new Rapid Antigen methodology approved by ICMR from June 18 and Delhi would be

17-06-2020

Pune District Collector Naval Kishore Ram has said that domestic helps from containment zones cant be allowed into residential society premises He added that residential societies also have no right to ask for medical certificates from domestic helps who come from noncontainment zones He further sai

17-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 343091 after a jump of 10667 cases in the last 24 hours This is the lowest daily jump in coronavirus cases in 5 days Meanwhile the number of patients who have been cureddischarged has reached 180012 Coronavirus death toll in India has s

16-06-2020

NewDelhi An Indian Army officer and two soldiers were killed during a violent faceoff with the Chinese army in Ladakh in unprecedented and dangerous escalation of an intense faceoff between the two armies since April A statement released by the Indian Army said the casualties were suffered on Monda

16-06-2020

New Delhi The CBI has alerted the police in all the states and Union territories and other lawenforcement agencies about an Interpol input warning about racketeers selling fake hand sanitiser manufactured using the highlytoxic methanol and another gang posing as PPE and other COVID19related medica

15-06-2020

Tamil Nadu government has announced maximised restricted lockdown in areas of Chennai Kancheepuram Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur which come under Metropolitan Chennai Police limits from June 19 to 30 Grocery shops vegetable shops and petrol bunks can open between 6 am and 2 pm People driving to market

15-06-2020

Bombay High Court on Monday allowed airlines to fill up middle seats in planes in compliance with the May 31 circular issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation The guidelines stated that the middle seat passengers should be provided with a wraparound gown in addition to masks and face shie

15-06-2020

Two Indian High Commission officials are missing in Pakistans Islamabad news agency ANI reported on Monday quoting sources Ministry of External Affairs has taken up the matter with Pakistan the report added This comes after two Pakistani officials at the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi were a

15-06-2020

Maharashtra Polices cyber department has asked people to refrain from circulating pictures of late actor Sushant Singh Rajputs body Calling it a disturbing trend they emphasised that circulation of such pictures is against legal guidelines and court directions and is liable to invite legal action Th

15-06-2020

Mumbais Dharavi slum area recorded 13 new coronavirus cases on Sunday taking the total number of cases there to 2043 said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC No coronavirus deaths were recorded in the area on Sunday and the COVID19 death toll of Dharavi remained at 77 Mumbai has recorded over

14-06-2020

Delhi government on Saturday declared all nursing homes having 10 to 49 beds as COVID nursing homes an official order read All such nursing homes are required to make their COVID beds functional within three days of the issuance of the order Standalone exclusive eye centres ENT centres dialysis ce

14-06-2020

New Delhi Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said testing for COVID19 in Delhi will be doubled in the next two days and tripled in 6 days PM Narendra Modis government is committed to control spread of COVID19 in Delhi Several important decisions were taken in the meeting held with Delhi Lieutenant Go

14-06-2020

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide in Mumbai on Sunday at the age of 34 said police His body was found hanging at his residence in Bandra said reports The police were reportedly informed by his domestic help Sushant had starred in films including Kai Po Che and MS Dhoni The Untol

14-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in Punjab has risen to 3063 out of which 671 cases are active The death toll due to coronavirus in the state has surged to 65 after two new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours A total of 2327 patients have recovered while 14 are on oxygen support and one i

13-06-2020

New Delhi The Health Ministry has added loss of smell anosmia and loss of taste ageusia as new symptoms of COVID19 in a document published for use by health professionals as a reference The other symptoms listed in the Clinical Features section of the document are fever cough fatigue shortness of br

13-06-2020

Amid criticism over alleged low COVID19 testing numbers in Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Saturday If you want the number of tests conducted for COVID19 to increase then ask ICMR Indian Council of Medical Research to change its guidelines Jain added We cannot flout ICMR guidelines that

13-06-2020

PM Narendra Modi will interact with CMs of all states and Union Territories on June 16 and 17 As per the schedule PM Modi will interact with CMs of 21 states and UTs including Punjab Assam Kerala Himachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh among others on June 16 He will interact with CMs of states badly affe

12-06-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Friday criticised the Delhi government over its mismanagement of dead bodies of coronavirus patients terming the situation as horrific Coronavirus patients are being treated worse than animals the apex court said The patients families arent even informed about deaths In

12-06-2020

The junior doctors of Hyderabads Gandhi General Hospital who have been protesting for two days called off their strike on Friday morning This was after Health Minister Eatala Rajender assured that their demands which included adequate security would be fulfilled within 15 days They had been protesti

12-06-2020

India overtook the UK to become the fourth worst coronavirushit country with total cases reaching 297535 after a record jump of 10956 cases in last 24 hours The UK has reported 291409 cases till date Indias coronavirus death toll has surged to 8498 after 396 deaths were reported in last 24 hours Mea

12-06-2020

The ICMR on Thursday said that with coronavirus prevalence as low as less than 1 in small districts in a large country like India the nation is “definitely” not in the community transmission phase We have ramped up testing and we have calibrated testing guidelines We have capacity to do up to 2 lakh

11-06-2020

The coronavirus recovery rate in India has exceeded 49 for the first time the government announced today As of June 11 the recovery rate stands at 4921 with a total of 141029 patients having been cured discharged migrated Indias coronavirus recovery rate was 2659 on May 3 Further India has tested as

11-06-2020

India has recorded the biggest oneday jump in the number of coronavirus deaths and cases with a spike of 331 deaths and 9987 cases in the last 24 hours While the total cases have increased to 266598 the death toll in the country has surged to 7466 The number of patients who have been cureddischarged

09-06-2020

New DelhiGovernment has released guidelines to stop coronavirus spread in Central government departments after several departments reported cases of COVID19 Only asymptomatic staff will be allowed and not more than 20 people can attend office in a day guidelines stated Face shield and mask have to b

09-06-2020

World Health Organizations WHO DirectorGeneral Tedros Adhanom on Monday said that almost 70 lakh cases of coronavirus and 4 lakh coronavirus deaths have been reported to the WHO so far Although the situation in Europe is improving globally it is worsening he added Yesterday more than 136000 cases we

08-06-2020

NewDelhi A day after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said hospitals run by Delhi government and some private hospitals providing coronavirus treatment will be reserved only for Delhi residents LG Anil Baijal overruled the decision The Delhi Disaster Management Authority Chairperson Baijal directed authorit

08-06-2020

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has developed fever and sore throat since Sunday afternoon tweeted Aam Aadmi Partys Sanjay Singh He has kept himself in isolation at home on the advice of doctors Tomorrow on 9 June he will undergo coronavirus test Singh added I pray to God to heal him soon his t

08-06-2020

NewDelhi The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 256611 the government announced on Monday with a jump of 9983 cases in the last 24 hours This is the fifth straight day of over 9000 daily cases The death toll in the country has surged to 7135 Meanwhile active cases and cured discharge

08-06-2020

As many as 3007 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the state to 85975 With this Maharashtra overtook China which has reported 84186 coronavirus cases till date The coronavirus death toll in Maharashtra stands at 3060 while the

07-06-2020

India overtook Spain to become the fifth worst coronavirushit country with total cases reaching 246628 after a jump of 9971 cases in the last 24 hours This is the biggest singleday jump in coronavirus cases so far The countrys coronavirus death toll has increased to 6929 Meanwhile the number of acti

07-06-2020

NewDelhi Following talks between India and China over tensions along the Line of Actual Control LAC the Ministry of External Affairs MEA has said Both sides agreed to peacefully resolve situation in border areas The two sides will continue military and diplomatic engagementsto ensure peace and tranq

07-06-2020

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that Delhi borders will be opened from tomorrow All restaurants malls and places of worship in Delhi will open from tomorrow But people will have to maintain social distancing he added Last week Kejriwal had sought suggestions from the citize

07-06-2020

As many as 2739 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the state to 82968 The death toll due to coronavirus in Maharashtra has risen to 2969 A total of 537124 coronavirus tests have been conducted in Maharashtra while 37390 coronav

06-06-2020

Mumbai A step ladder belonging to SpiceJet detached from its parked position and crashed into the wing of an IndiGo aircraft parked at Mumbai airport early this morning because of strong winds This led to some damage to the wing and the engine cowling of the plane IndiGo said the incident is under i

06-06-2020

India on Saturday crossed Italys coronavirus case count as 9887 new cases were reported in last 24 hours The country now has 236657 coronavirus cases 2126 more than Italys 234531 infections and has reported 6642 deaths Out of the total cases in India 115942 are active while 114073 people have been c

06-06-2020

West Bengal recorded its highest singleday rise in coronavirus cases at 427 taking the total to 7303 The coronavirus death toll rose to 294 after 11 more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours At least 144 patients were discharged today taking the total recoveries to 2912 Kolkata the states w

05-06-2020

The website of People for Animals an NGO founded by BJP leader Maneka Gandhi was hacked by a group of ethical hackers called Kerala Cyber Warriors It was hacked after Maneka criticised Keralas Malappuram district over death of a pregnant elephant there Maneka dragged the sad death of pregnant elepha

05-06-2020

New Delhi The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that a CBI probe was not needed into the Tablighi Jamaat event at New Delhis Nizamuddin Markaz in March The Centre added that the investigation by the Delhi Police Crime Branch into the event will be completed in a timebound manner The Markaz eve

05-06-2020

The government today issued guidelines for places of worship to contain the spread of coronavirus Touching of statuesidols holy books will not be allowed Physical offerings like prasad distribution or sprinkling of holy water will not be allowed inside the religious place As far as feasible recorded

05-06-2020

India has recorded the biggest oneday jump in number of coronavirus deaths and cases with a spike of 260 deaths and 9304 cases in the last 24 hours While the total cases have increased to 216919 the death toll in the country has surged to 6075 As many as 25 states and Union Territories have reported

04-06-2020

Dispur An oil well in Assam is still leaking gas uncontrollably a week after a blowout that forced 2500 people to evacuate their homes An expert team from Singapore will reach the site today to assist Oil India Limited which operates the well in plugging the leak A critically endangered Gangetic riv

03-06-2020

NewDelhi India and China will hold Lieutenant Generallevel talks on June 6 to address ongoing border dispute in eastern Ladakh along Line of Actual Control reports said The 14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Army sources told the media Ea

03-06-2020

Railway Protection Force RPF personnel deputed as frontline workers in the fight against COVID19 across India can be prescribed Hydroxychloroquine HCQ as prophylaxis under strict medical supervision The drug would be given only with the informed consent of the personnel Director General DG of RPF Ar

03-06-2020

Allahabad In a submission to the Allahabad High Court the UP government stated that theres no Tablighi Jamaat member at any of its COVID19 quarantine centres The government added that all have been released and sent home The submission came after a PIL sought the courts intervention in seeking the r

03-06-2020

New Delhi The number of active coronavirus cases in India has reached 101497 and number of patients who have been cured discharged now stands at 100302 The total number of cases has reached 207615 with biggest oneday jump of 8909 cases Meanwhile coronavirus death toll in the country has surged to 58

03-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has surged to 72300 after 2287 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours Out of the total 72300 coronavirus patients 31333 have recovered while the death toll stands at 2465 A total of 483875 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the state t

02-06-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced the launch of Delhi Corona app which will give everyone the status of hospital beds and ventilator availability in Delhi It will provide you information about all the hospitals in Delhi private as well as government It will tell you the number of vacant

02-06-2020

The death toll due to coronavirus in Delhi has risen to 523 after 50 new deaths were reported on Sunday The total number of cases has surged to 20834 in the national capital after 990 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours As many as 8746 patients who were diagnosed with coronavirus in Delhi h

01-06-2020

Mumbai The IMD issued a districtwise forecast on Sunday and has put Maharashtras Palghar on red alert with the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on June 3 and 4 Mumbai and Thane are put on orange alert with the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall Heavy and extremely

01-06-2020

Talking about the coronavirus pandemic Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted The virus may be an invisible enemy But our warriors medical workers are invincible He added In the battle of Invisible vs Invincible our medical workers are sure to win He further said Doctors and medical workers are

01-06-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced that Delhis borders will remain closed for one week amid rising coronavirus cases in the national capital He further sought suggestions from Delhi citizens on reopening of borders Keeping Friday as the deadline he added that people can mail their suggestions to

01-06-2020

Music composer Wajid Khan passed away on Sunday night at the age of 42 Composer Salim Merchant in a statement to PTI said that Wajid was suffering from kidney infection and was on ventilator for the last four days  Terrible newsMy condolences to his family and everyone grieving actress Priyanka Cho

01-06-2020

As many as 1295 people tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi in the last 24 hours marking the biggest singleday rise so far The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the national capital surged to 19844 while the death toll reached 473 The number of active coronavirus cases in Delhi stan

31-05-2020

Mumbai The Indian Meteorological Department IMD on Sunday said a cyclonic storm is brewing over the Arabian Sea and is likely to hit the coastal districts of Maharashtra and Gujarat by June 3 The Met department also iterated that monsoon has not yet reached Kerala yet and conditions will be favourab

31-05-2020

Mumbai Maharashtra government announced Mission Begin Again and released guidelines to ease the lockdown in phased manner Phase 1 will begin from June 3 allowing individual physical exercises in open public spaces Phase 2 will allow opening of shops and market areas except malls from June 5 Phase 3

31-05-2020

During Mann Ki Baat on Sunday PM Narendra Modi said Indias seva shakti is visible in its fight against COVID19 Every Indian has played a part in this battle In villages small towns our sisters daughters are making thousands of masks on daily basis Many social organisations too are helping them in

31-05-2020

Coronavirus cases in India have increased to 182143 government announced on Sunday with a jump of 8380 cases in last 24 hours This is the first time that India has recorded over 8000 cases in 24 hours marking the biggest oneday jump so far Coronavirus death toll in the country has surged to 5164 whi

31-05-2020

NewDelhi The nationwide lockdown has been extended in containment zones till June 30 while prohibited activities will reopen in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones the government has announced Hotels restaurants shopping malls and religious places will open from June 8 outside the con

30-05-2020

Delhi government has released a video explaining the process of home isolation and the precautions patients caregivers and neighbours need to take The video shows how a caregiver takes care of a man who has contracted COVID19 My Delhiites dont worry if you contract coronavirus Most of you can be tre

30-05-2020

New Delhi An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow had to return midway from over Uzbekistan after the airline realised that one of the pilots had tested positive for coronavirus Officials said there was an error in the preflight test report which was read as negative initially The pilot reportedly

30-05-2020

Mumbai Amid COVID19 spread two schools in Mumbai have been identified and proposed to be set up as temporary jails for Byculla womens jail and Arthur Road jail inmates A proposal was sought from the prison department detailing its requirements Based on this a few options were given including civic s

30-05-2020

New Delhi The number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 173763 the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced on Saturday This is the second day in a row that India has witnessed a daily rise of over 7000 cases The coronavirus death toll in the country has risen to 4971 while 8237

30-05-2020

Lyricist Yogesh Gaur who wrote the lyrics of songs like Kahin Dur Jab Din Dhal Jaye and Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli passed away aged 77 on Friday He also wrote songs for films like Chhoti Si Baat 1976 Baton Baton Mein 1979 Manzil 1979 Condoling his death Lata Mangeshkar said that he was a very calm an

29-05-2020

Kolkatha West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announced on Friday that all public and private sector offices in the state will be allowed to operate with 100 attendance from June 8 Social distancing must be followed in all cases said CM Banerjee All schools in the state will continue to be closed she said

29-05-2020

NewDelhi An earthquake hit Delhi at 908 pm today The magnitude is measured to be 45 on the Richter Scale according to the National Center for Seismology NCS The tremors were also felt in Gurugram and Noida The earthquake hit 16 kilometers ESE of Rohtak in Haryana There were no immediate reports of a

29-05-2020

NEW DELHI Days after nine deaths were reported onboard Shramik Special trains the Indian Railways on Friday appealed to people not to travel on these trains if they are suffering from preexisting health conditions It has been observed that some people who are availing this service have preexisting

29-05-2020

The body of a 37yearold migrant worker was found inside a train toilet in Jhansi Officials said the body had decomposed in the four days that it was lying unattended adding that it was found when the train was being sanitised by officials His face had swollen and we had kept the body at the mortuary

29-05-2020

Delhi A day after Haryana sealed its border with Delhi citing rising cases of coronavirus there was a massive traffic jam and hundreds of people gathered on the DelhiGurugram border Police personnel were seen checking passes and identity cards of people commuting via the border A policeman stated No

29-05-2020

Pulwama The car carrying 4045 kg IED in Pulwama belonged to an active Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Shopian district a JK police officer has stated The driver who had managed to escape is also suspected to be a Hizbul terrorist Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said that the driver was in touch with Jaishe

29-05-2020

India now has the worlds 9th worst coronavirus case count as number of those infected in the country rose to 165799 According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare the number of deaths from coronavirus in India stands at 4706 Out of the total cases 89987 are active while 71106 people have bee

29-05-2020

New Delhi No fare for travel by train or bus shall be charged from migrant workers and it shall be shared by the states the Supreme Court said Railways should provide migrants food and water in trains SC added Migrants found travelling on foot must be immediately taken to shelters and provided food

28-05-2020

NewDelhi Amid threats of a probable locust attack the Delhi government issued an advisory with preventive measures As swarmsfly in day the locust shouldnt be allowed to rest at night” the advisory said It added that four chemicals– Melathion 50? Melathion 25 WP Chloropyriphos 20?and Chloropyriphos 5

28-05-2020

Bangulru The Karnataka government has banned air travel from five states which include Maharashtra Gujarat Tamil Nadu Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan This comes after large number of domestic travellers were tested positive for coronavirus from these states Karnataka had already banned rail and road tr

28-05-2020

Medak A threeyearold boy who accidentally fell into an open borewell in Telanganas Medak district on Wednesday evening died due to asphyxiation the police said on Thursday His body was retrieved by National Disaster Response Force teams following a nearly 12hourlong rescue operation Medak DM K Dharm

28-05-2020

Pulwama A major terrorist attack was averted when police in JKs Pulwama intercepted a vehicle moving with huge quantity of explosives in it on Wednesday night Bullets were fired towards it and the driver escaped in the darkness Locals were evacuated and the vehicle was exploded in situ by bomb dispo

28-05-2020

Pune At least 3 employees of Serum Institute of India have tested positive for coronavirus This is the new normal and there has been no disruption in the workDepartments where COVID19 cases were found have been shut Chief Executive Officer of the company said The employees hail from nearby villages

28-05-2020

Mumbai on Wednesday reported 1044 new coronavirus cases and 32 deaths according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation A total of 33835 coronavirus cases have been reported in Mumbai so far and the cumulative death toll has reached 1097 The total number of coronavirus cases in Dharavi has reached

27-05-2020

VaranasiTwo persons were found dead when a Shramik Special Train from Mumbai arrived in Varanasi on Wednesday amid the lockdown The bodies were found by railway staff after other passengers had got off the train The deceased were identified as 20yearold Dashrath Prajapati who was a physically challe

27-05-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court of India on May 26 Tuesday declined to hear a petition seeking the linking of Aadhaar to social media accounts in order to prevent fake accounts The petition was filed by a Bharatiya Janata Party BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay It was being heard by a bench of Justices

27-05-2020

Actor Kiran Kumar who tested positive for coronavirus on May 14 has revealed he has now tested negative for the virus I was totally asymptomatic and apart fromboredom that accompanies isolation I had no other complaints said Kiran who was home quarantined after testing positive for the virus He furt

27-05-2020

The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday 325 pm issued a notification saying thunderstorm with light rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Uttar Pradeshs Mathura Agra Tundla Firozabad and Etah and Rajasthans Deeg and Bharatpur in the next two hours Light rain over and adjoining areas

27-05-2020

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant revealed Aarogya Setu predicted over 3000 hotspots at subpost office level across India almost 317 days ahead of time He added it has alerted over 14 lakh people of potential risk of infection Kant mentioned that today Aarogya Setu has around 15 crore users and is the onl

26-05-2020

As many as 97 coronavirus patients were reported dead in Maharashtra today marking the biggest singleday rise in the number of deaths in the state so far The death toll in Maharashtra rose to 1792 while the total number of cases rose to 54758 after 2091 cases were reported today A total of 390170 te

26-05-2020

NewDelhi The India Meteorological Department IMD has predicted that heatwave conditions will be at their peak on Tuesday over the plains of northwest India central India and adjoining interior parts of eastern India The IMD added that the hot spell is very likely to prevail over these areas till May

26-05-2020

Uttarakhand A 47yearold government officer heading a Covid19 city response team CRT in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district died during a training programme on Sunday while his colleagues thought he was sleeping said officials Jaswant Singh an assistant engineer in the Public Works Department i

26-05-2020

Gujarat has recorded over 400 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours taking the total number of cases there to above 14400 said the states health department on Monday Gujarats coronavirus death toll rose to 888 with 30 more dying of the virus in the last 24 hours A total of 6636 coronavirus patients

26-05-2020

New Delhi Ever since TikTok star Faizal Siddiqui’s acid attack video sparked outrage on social media many such problematic and disturbing TikTok videos have surfaced online One such controversial TikTok video depicts animal cruelty wherein two teenagers tie the mouths and legs of a dog and throw the

25-05-2020

New Delhi Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists at Khur village in Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district in the morning hours on Monday May 25 according to IG Kashmir The encounter ensured as cordon and search operation CASO was lau

25-05-2020

Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr passed away at the age of 96 on Monday morning The threetime Olympic gold medallist was undergoing treatment at the Fortis Hospital in Mohali for over two weeks He was in semicomatose state since May 18 He holds the record for most goals scored by an individual i

25-05-2020

With 6977 cases in the last 24 hours coronavirus cases in India have increased to 138845 the government announced on Monday This marks the biggest oneday jump in cases in India for fourth day in a row India also recorded 154 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 4021 Number of active

25-05-2020

Maharashtra Public Works Department PWD Minister Ashok Chavan has tested positive for COVID19 He is the second minister in the Maharashtra government to catch the infection after Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad According to reports Chavans condition is stable and he is currently admitted at a hospit

25-05-2020

As many as 3041 coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in last 24 hours marking the first instance of the state reporting over 3000 cases in a single day With this the total number of cases in the state rose to 50231 of which 33988 are active cases A total of 14600 coronavirus patients have

24-05-2020

Mumbai Veteran actor Kiran Kumar has been tested positive for the corona virus The actor confirmed the news to The Indian Express Kiran said he was diagnosed with COVID 19 on May 14 and since then he has been living under selfquarantine away from the family The actor added that he is an ‘asymptomati

24-05-2020

NewDelhi Railways will operate 2600 Shramik Special trains in next 10 days to ferry around 36 lakh stranded migrant workers to their home states said Railway Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav on Saturday Over 40 lakh migrants have travelled through Shramik trains since May 1 said Yadav Nearly 80 of t

23-05-2020

The carcass of a 40footlong endangered whale washed ashore in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary area in Odisha a senior forest official said on Saturday It weighed around 10 tonnes “The mammal’s body bore injury marks The species figures in the list of IUCN Red list of threatened marine species The fores

23-05-2020

New Delhi The Army on Saturday accepted the West Bengal government’s request for assistance in restoration of essential infrastructure and services sending five columns to help the Kolkata city civil administration in its efforts in this regard In a statement the Army said “Based on the request from

23-05-2020

As many as 62 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Kerala in last 24 hours marking the biggest oneday jump so far and taking the total number of cases to 794 Kerala had reported the previous highest singleday rise 42 cases yesterday The coronavirus death toll in Kerala stands at 4 Out of the total ca

23-05-2020

The Haryana government today issued guidelines for barber shops and salons in view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic As per the guidelines people with coronavirus symptoms those without masks will not be allowed inside the shops Adequate spacing at least 1 metre shall be maintained for seating it

22-05-2020

Tamil Nadu reported 786 new coronavirus cases and 4 more fatalities taking the total number of infections to 14753 with 98 deaths the state health department said on Friday As many as 846 patients were discharged today taking the total recoveries to 7128 The total cases in Chennai district rose to 9

22-05-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphanaffected areas in West Bengal with CM Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar PM Modi will also be taking part in review meetings where relief and rehabilitation measures will be discussed The cyclone has claime

22-05-2020

Maharashtras Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad who had recently recovered from coronavirus wrote to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray stating that Dharavi is fast becoming the COVID19 capital of Mumbai A major factor for the spread of the infection in the area has beenthe lack of quality healthcare serv

22-05-2020

The PMO today announced that PM Narendra Modi will travel to West Bengal and Odisha to take stock of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Amphan tomorrow Hell conduct aerial surveys and take part in review meetings where aspects of relief and rehabilitation will be discussed PMO stated At least 72 p

21-05-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that he saw the visuals of the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan and added The entire nation stands in solidarity with West Bengal He said top officials are working with West Bengal government He added My thoughts are with the people of OdishaAuthorit

21-05-2020

NewDelhi Indian Railways on Thursday 21 May said that within two hours of online booking opening 149025 tickets were booked for the first set of 73 special passenger trains that will be run from 1 June The booking began at 10 am on Thursday Shortly after the IRCTC also tweeted saying “Website is wo

21-05-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu reached 13191 after 743 new infections were reported the state health department said on Wednesday The death toll from coronavirus rose to 87 after three more fatalities were reported in Tamil Nadu today Chennai recorded 557 new cases taking the to

21-05-2020

At least two people were killed and two severely injured due to Cyclone Amphan which made landfall in West Bengal today Bibek Vasme SubDivisional Officer SDO Basirhat said that around 5500 houses were damaged due to the cyclone Earlier the government had said that around 5 lakh people have been evac

20-05-2020

Delh In a bid to avoid the spread of coronavirus the Delhi Office of the District Sessions Judge HQs has issued a direction to lawyers court staff to not use saliva while affixing the court fees stamps on petitions or applications The officials have also been directed to not use saliva while doing

20-05-2020

NEW DELHI All central government departments have been asked to exempt pregnant women persons with disabilities and those with comorbidities from joining offices in view of the COVID19 pandemic the Personnel Ministry said on Tuesday The directive comes a day after it allowed 50 per cent of junior s

20-05-2020

West Bengal has recorded 136 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours taking the total number of cases there to 2961 said the states Health Department West Bengals coronavirus death toll rose to 178 after six more died of the virus in the last 24 hours The total number of COVID19 patients discharged i

20-05-2020

Delhi The Delhi High Court has expressed disappointment at Delhi governments failure to implement its previous orders that no citizen currently residing in Delhi should go hungry amid the lockdown The court asked the Delhi government to immediately ensure that food grains are distributed to poor nee

19-05-2020

HAPUR An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was on Tuesday sent to police lines following a viral video of him in social media in which he is seen beating two labourers who were going to their respective homes and also made them roll on road in Hapur The constable and a home guard can be seen thrashing

19-05-2020

Locknow An FIR was registered by the Uttar Pradesh Police against Priyanka Gandhi Vadras personal secretary Sandeep Singh and UP Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu in Hazratganj Police station of Lucknow on Tuesday 19 May alleging fraud and forgery for furnishing wrong details about the b

19-05-2020

New Dlehi In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak Section 144 will be imposed in Delhi with effect from 9 pm tonight till March 31 This comes after India reported seven deaths from coronavirus Earlier today Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged the citizens to stay at home for the next few day

22-03-2020

NewDelhi Seven years three months and four days after the gruesome rape and murder of Nirbhaya all four convictsMukesh Singh Pawan Gupta Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh were hanged till death at 530 am today Friday March 20 2020 in Tihar Jail by Meerut hangman Pawan Jallad The hanging brings an

20-03-2020

Prasar Bharati News Services on Wednesday tweeted a photo of a resident doctor carrying a sheet of paper with the message I stayed at work for you you stay at home for us amid coronavirus pandemic PM Narendra Modi retweeted it and wrote Well said Doctor Also a shoutout to all those working to make o

19-03-2020

New Delhi The Cabinet has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 The Bill proposes increasing the upper limit for termination of a pregnancy from 20 weeks to 24 weeks 6 months The Bill will be introduced in the ensuing

30-01-2020

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khans cousin Noor Jehan passed away in Peshawar on Tuesday after a prolonged illness Jehan 52 a paternal cousin of the Bollywood superstar resided in Mohallah Shah Wali Qataal area close to Peshawars Qissa Khwani Bazaar Jehans husband Asif Burhan said that she was suffe

29-01-2020

Chennai A doctor from Tamil Nadus Rathna Siddha Hospital in Chennai has claimed to have formulated a herbal medicine that can cure novel Coronavirus as China continued to reel under deadly coronavirus epidemic and has no effective vaccine or drug to treat it Dr Thanikasalam Veni who has 25year of v

29-01-2020

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26-01-2020

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rejected the mercy petition filed by Nirbhaya gangrape and murder convict Mukesh Singh This comes after the Home Ministry sent the mercy plea to the President and recommended him to reject it Singh had filed the plea after the Supreme Court rejected his

17-01-2020

The first photo of veteran singer the nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar after she was discharged from Mumbais Breach Candy Hospital where she was admitted for 28 days has surfaced online Bollywood photographer Viral Bhayani shared it on Instagram and wrote The nurses from Breach Candy Hospital wh

10-12-2019

Maharashtra caretaker CM Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday tweeted that a fish bellyshaped flyover expected to reduce travel time by 30 minutes between Sion and Dharavi has been opened for public Fadnavis said the 16km long 17metre wide and 4lane BKCChunabhatti Connector would provide a faster route to Ea

11-11-2019

Jaunpur A man died after trying to eat 50 eggs in an eating competition in India after collapsing unconscious when he reached number 42 Subhash Yadav 42 had gone to Bibiganj market in Uttar Pradeshs Jaunpur district with a friend to eat the eggs when a row reportedly broke out between the pair poli

05-11-2019

Thirteen employees of airlines and airports have failed breath analyser tests since 16 September and they have been suspended for three months a DGCA official said on Monday 28 October Two Bengaluru International Airport Limited employees – one a senior assistant and the other a manager at the airli

29-10-2019

Trichy Twoyearold Sujith Wilson who was trapped in an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu since Friday 25 October has been reported dead His body was retrieved by rescue officials in the wee hours of Tuesday 29 October after intense rescue efforts that lasted four days Sujith had fallen into the disus

29-10-2019

New Delhi A 28member European parliamentary delegation will visit Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow Ahead of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir the delegation met PM Narendra Modi and NSA Ajit Doval and discussed the situation prevailing in Kashmir following abrogation of Article 370 Their visit should give

28-10-2019

New Delhi India has reportedly taken Pakistan to International Civil Aviation Organisation for denying permission to use its airspace for PM Narendra Modis special flight to Saudi Arabia Overflight clearances are sought and granted by other countries as per prescribed guidelines of the ICAO official

28-10-2019

New Delhi As the deadline for the Supreme Court verdict on the politically sensitive Ram Jamnabhoomi land dispute case nears Ayodhya witnessed vibrant and extravagant Diwali alias ‘Deepotsav’ celebrations on Saturday 26 October Over 55 lakh diyas were lit up along the banks of Saryu River in Ayodhya

27-10-2019

A court in Mangaluru on Thursday 24 October has sentenced a notorious serial killer to death for the murder of an anganwadi worker from Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district in 2005 The sixth Additional District and Sessions Judge Sayeedunnisa handed down death penalty t

25-10-2019

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday shared a video of herself jogging in saree for 10 km in Darjeeling to create awareness on conservation The 64yearold leader was accompanied by her security men and journalists for the jog Let us all solemnly pledge to make every effort to conserve the envir

25-10-2019

Noida Businessman Robert Vadra on Monday underwent treatment at a Noidabased private hospital after he complained of back pain His wife and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also spent the night at the hospital while he was undergoing treatment Meanwhile there is no official confirmation from th

22-10-2019

The Supreme Court has granted bail to Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case registered by the CBI However the leader will continue to be in the custody of Enforcement Directorate ED till October 24 in the case filed by it Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI

22-10-2019

Bollywood stars spent their Saturday evening along with PM Narendra Modi who hosted the creme de la creme of Bollywood including Shah Rukh Khan Aamir Khan Sonam Kapoor Kangana Ranaut Ekta Kapoor among others who participated in the Change Within Meet and initiative to mark Mahatma Gandhis 150th birt

21-10-2019

Amitabh Bachchan who was discharged from Nanavati Hospital after four days on Friday following a routine checkup took to his blog to criticise medias speculative reporting about his illness Adding that all is not for sale in this world Amitabh said that medical conditions are the confidential right

20-10-2019

Mumbai Actor Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalised in Nanavati Hospital in suburban Mumbai for issues relating to his liver He was admitted on Tuesday 15 October and continues to be in the hospital “Mr Bachchan had come for a routine checkup” a hospital source told reporters Initial reports in Mu

18-10-2019

Benguluru Police in Benguluru on Thursday 17 October said that they have solved the sensational murder case of former Vice Chancellor of Alliance University D Ayyappa Dore within 48 hours of the crime and arrested two persons including the present Chancellor The accused in custody are Sudhir G Angu

18-10-2019

New Delhi A Delhi court on Thursday extended former Union Minister P Chidambarams custody by Enforcement Directorate ED in the INX Media case till October 24 The court also extended judicial custody in the case by the CBI till October 24 However the court has allowed facilities like western toilet

17-10-2019

American ridehailing giant Uber has reportedly fired 1015 of its employees in India across all of its businesses in the country including Uber Eats This comes after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi emailed employees on Monday saying the company would cut jobs of 350 people across the world Uber reportedly

16-10-2019

All postpaid mobile phone services were on Monday restored in Jammu and Kashmir after a period of 70 days The telecom services were suspended on August 5 when the government decided to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate the state into two Union TerritoriesLadakh and Jammu and Kashmir In September all

14-10-2019

A Ranchi court has issued an arrest warrant against Bollywood actress Ameesha Patel in a cheating and cheque bounce case police said on Saturday Ranchi police will go to Mumbai to execute the warrant which was issued on a complaint by Ajay Kumar SinghAmeesha Patel and her business partner Kunal had

13-10-2019

Chennai During the delegationlevel talks between India and China Prime Minister Narendra Modi said A new era of cooperation will begin today through Chennai Connect PM Modi added Tamil Nadu and the historic city of Chennai have connected India and China through cultural and trade exchanges since age

12-10-2019

Padma Shri awardee and noted saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath breathed his last in the early hours of Friday 11 October days after he was admitted to a Mangaluru private hospital He was 69 and was hospitalised for agerelated issues His last rites are slated to be held later in the day in order to wait f

11-10-2019

Ranbaxy’s former promoters Shivinder Singh and his brother Malvinder Singh were arrested on Thursday 10 October in an alleged cheatingfraud case of Rs 740 crore While the Economic Offences Wing EOW of the Delhi Police had arrested Shivinder Singh in the evening Malvinder Singh was held at night as a

11-10-2019

On Wednesday during rush hour a PanvelCSMT local caught fire at Vashi station No injuries have been reported The incident took place at around 930 am Local services running on harbour line were delayed for 10 minutes Heavy smoke was seen rising in the pantograph apparatus on the roof of

09-10-2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday officially received first of the 36 Rafale aircraft in the French port city of Bordeaux Earlier in the day Rajnath held a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron Rajnath Singh will also take a sortie in the Rafale combat aircraft which will be fl

09-10-2019

Hyderabad Following heavy rain in Hyderabad several places in the city were waterlogged including the Intensive Care Unit ICU of Malla Reddy Narayana Multispeciality Hospital in Jeedimetla A picture showing hospital staff walking inside the waterlogged ICU of the hospital surfaced online Hospital s

08-10-2019

New Delhi Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed that the advisory asking tourists to leave Jammu and Kashmir be lifted on October 10 On August 2 the Jammu and Kashmir government had issued the advisory for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists to curtail their stay in the valley A p

08-10-2019

New Delhi Several cars were damaged as they fell into the gap after a bridge collapsed near Malanka village in Junagadh district of Gujarat Reports claimed that the bridge collapsed due to heavy rainfall on Sunday Some people are said to be trapped at the moment however no casualty has been reporte

07-10-2019

New Delhi The Supreme Court has said that no more trees are to be cut in Mumbais Aarey Colony till the next hearing on the matter on October 21 The apex court said this while hearing petitions challenging the felling of trees to build a car shed for the Mumbai Metro The SC also asked to include Envi

07-10-2019

Hyderabad Dispute over payment after gay sex led to the murder of ISRO arm National Remote Sensing Agency NRSA scientist S Suresh Kumar in Hyderabad four days ago police said on Friday The police cracked the murder case with the arrest of a lab technician who was having sexual relations with the d

05-10-2019

Speaking about the Mi17 chopper crash in JKs Budgam in February Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria said It was our mistake as our missile had hit our own chopper We accept this was our big mistakewell ensure such mistakes are not repeated he added A civilian was killed and six IAF person

04-10-2019

The Karnataka government is collecting information on immigrants in the state and will proceed on working toward Assamlike National Register of Citizens NRC after a discussion with the central government its home minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday The state home minister had said on Wednesda

03-10-2019

Delhi The Delhi Police on Wednesday sounded a red alert following a categoryA intelligence input regarding the presence of 34 terrorists planning to carry out attacks during the festive season Following the alert the police reportedly carried out raids at several places and detained two suspects Mea

03-10-2019

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wrote an oped in the New York Times to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi PM Modi in his article says Mahatma Gadhi had the unique ability to become a bridge between some of the greatest contradictions in human society Mahatma Gand

02-10-2019

Jaipur India is all set to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Gandhi a political ethicist who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s Independence from British rule was born on October 2 1869 Fondly remembered as the Father of the Nation he is

01-10-2019

Srinagar Saliq Rayees a student of class XI from Chanapora area of Srinagar said “I am unable to get in touch with my friends and classmates for more than a month due to the communication blackout I am able to talk to some of my friends and clasmates only after the landlines telephones were restored

01-10-2019

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed November 14 to commence hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre’s decision to dilute sections of Article 370 that give special status to Jammu Kashmir A fivejudge Constitution bench headed by Justice NV Raman

01-10-2019

Lucknow A set of instructions have been released by the DGP to district police chiefs to identify Bangladshis along with other foreigners in the State Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police OP Singh said that in the present scenario to strengthen the State’s internal security it is necessary to id

01-10-2019

Chennai Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chennai this morning to address the 56th annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology IIT Madras Shortly after landing the PM said he was delighted to be back as this was his first visit to the state after this summers win in the general electi

30-09-2019

Bangluru Jubilation turned to despair early Saturday morning as the Chandrayaan2 lander lost contact with Earth minutes before it was to land on the Moon All was going well for the Vikram lander which was descending on to the lunar surface as planned Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisat

07-09-2019

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07-09-2019

New Delhi Delhi Rose Avenue court on Thursday sent former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to 14 days judicial custody in the INX Media case During the judicial custody P Chidambaram who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation CBI last month will be lodged in the Tihar Jail till Sept

05-09-2019

Former Union finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday Jaitley 66 was admitted to AIIMS on August 9 after he complained of palpitations and restlessness He was placed under observation at the hospital’s CardioNeuro Centre Prime Minister Narendra Modi Union Home Min

24-08-2019

New Delhi Former Union minister P Chidambaram was arrested by CBI Wednesday from his Jor Bagh residence in Delhi in the corruption cases related to the INX Media scam A CBI team reached the former union minister’s Delhi home minutes after he held a press conference at the Congress party headquarters

21-08-2019

New Delhi P Chidambaram to move SC tomorrow against Delhi HC order rejecting his anticipatory bail plea Congress leader P Chidambaram will move the Supreme Court on Wednesday to challenge the Delhi High Court order which dismissed his anticipatory bail plea in cases filed by the CBI and the ED rela

20-08-2019

As former finance minister Arun Jaitley remains on life support many politicians including veteran BJP leader LK Advani paid him visit at AIIMS on Monday 19 August to enquire about his health Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and BJP national generalsecretary Arun Singh also visited the hospital t

19-08-2019

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited former finance minister Arun Jaitley at AIIMS late on Friday Jaitley had been admitted after complaining of palpitations and restlessness and is under observation Jaitley 66 was admitted to the CardioNeuroCentre of the hospital around 10 am He is under

09-08-2019

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08-08-2019

Former president Pranab Mukherjee was on Thursday conferred with the Bharat Ratna Indias highest civilian honour The political career of the 83yearold who served as Indias President from 2012 till 2017 spanned about five decades President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee Hazarikas son Tej

08-08-2019

New Delhi Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away in Delhi following a cardiac arrest She was admitted to AIIMS earlier yesterday She was the first woman external affairs minister of India The 67yearold leader who had served her fourth term in Lok Sabha had long been her party’s m

07-08-2019

New Delhi Former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has passed away on August 6 According to the reports Swaraj had suffered a cardiac arrests and was rushed to AIIMS hospital in Delhi as her condition was critical Attempts to revive her had failed

06-08-2019

New Delhi Former Delhi Chief Minister Congress leader Sheila Dixit passes away in Delhi at the age of 81 years Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit had on June 28 dissolved all 280 block Congress committees in Delhi with immediate effect a decision which was later stayed by All India Congress C

20-07-2019

Taking on unlicensed private sector service providers in railways Indian Railway Catering Tourism Corporation Limited IRCTC has approached lower courts Indian Railways’ catering arm has complained against many companies including Rail yatri and Travel khana for providing food ordering services witho

04-05-2019

New Delhi The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Saturday postponed the National Medical Entrance exam NEET in Odisha which was scheduled to be held on May 5 in the wake of the aftermath of cyclone Foni Earlier the National Students’ Union of India NSUI Goa president Ahraz Mulla also penned

04-05-2019

Mumbai A special court in Mumbai on Friday issued a nonbailable warrant against the wife of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi a key accused in the 2billion Punjab National Bank Ltd fraud case The warrant against Ami Modi was issued by Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act by Judge MS Azmi after h

16-03-2019

New Delhi Delhi has been ranked the most polluted capital in the world while Gurugram is the most polluted city according to a Greenpeace reportAccording to the latest data compiled in the IQ Air Visual 2018 World Air Quality Report and interactive world’s most polluted cities ranking which is prepa

05-03-2019

Mumbai Nearly 5000 flights in and out of Mumbai airport have been cancelled for 6 hours on Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays between 7th February and 30th March 2019 The planned closure at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is to allow repairs of the two runways Mumbai airpor

06-02-2019

Missing Hindu Mahasabha leader Pooja Pandey who shot at Mahatma Gandhi’s effigy in Aligarh arrested The right wing leader and Hindu Mahasabha Secretary Pooja Shakun Pandey who shot  Mahatma Gandhi’s effigy on his 71st death anniversary was arrested on Tuesday from Tappal in UP’s AligharPandey was mi

06-02-2019

Priyanka Gandhi has been allotted an office at the Congress headquarters in 24 Akbar Road Priyanka’s name plate has been put up outside the room which is adjacent to the office of her brother and congress president Rahul Gandhi Priyanka’s office was occupied by Rahul when he was the party vicepresid

05-02-2019

New Delhi The centre has made Aadhaar number of small and marginal farmers optional for availing the first instalment of Rs2000 under the recently launched Rs 75000 crore PM Kisan scheme according to an official document However to get the subsequent instalments it has been made compulsory for farme

04-02-2019

A man was arrested for posting an obscene tweet against Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Bihar’s Katihar police said The Bihar Police cyber cell had received an email complaint from a social activist about a tweet that carried a morphed image of Priyanka police added The cyber cel

04-02-2019

New Delhi Indian Railways has announced an exgratia of Rs5 lakh each to family of those who lost their lives in the Seemanchal Express derailment in Bihar on Sunday Additionally Rs 1 lakh will be given to the grievously injured and Rs 50000 to those who have suffered ‘simple injuries’ The Railways w

03-02-2019

Social activist Anna Hazare on the fourth day of his hunger strike said ‘If something happened to me people will hold PM Modi responsible’ This comes after Hazare received a letter from PM Modi which Hazare said did not address any issues raised by him Hazare is fasting to press for the appointment

03-02-2019

New Delhi The government on Saturday appointed Rishi Kumar Shukla the new director of the Central Bureau of Investigation for a term of two years Shukla a 1983 batch Indian Police Service Officer is the former Director General of Police of Madhya Pradesh He is currently the chairman of the Madhya Pr

02-02-2019

New Delhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi congratulated former President Pranab Mukherjee on being chosen for the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna Rahul said that his party takes great pride in the fact that the immense contribution to public service and nation building of one of their own has be

26-01-2019

New Delhi The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation IRTC an Friday introduced the electronic payment mode for the food items on trains through the use of Point of Sale POS machines Also the paper bill is generated immediately after the payment is made by the customers as a record of the pu

26-01-2019

The Election Commission of India Tuesday asked the Delhi Police to file a FIR against a US based cyber expert a day after he claimed that the 2014 General Elections were rigged The expert Syed Shuja had said at a press conference in London that he could demonstrate how electronic voting machines us

22-01-2019

London A United State based cyber expert who claims he was part of a team that designed the electronic voting machines used in India told a press conference in London on Monday that the 2014 General Elections had been rigged He also claimed that BJP leader Gopinath Munde and journalist Gauri Lankesh

21-01-2019

A video has surfaced online showing a phenomenon called ‘fish rain’ in Amalapuram Andhra Pradesh after cyclone Phethai on Monday The video shows fish either dead or jumping in the puddles formed after the rains As per the Meterological Department this happens when strong winds sometimes carry displa

20-12-2018

A CCTV footage from a Chennai railway station shows a Railway Protection Force RPF constable saving a man after he slipped and almost fell into the gap between a moving train and platform The man was apparently trying to hop on the moving train when he slipped and was pulled out just in time by the

15-11-2018

New Delhi An another shocking case being reported from the national capital Delhi police has received a call  of multiple murders from South Delhi Vasant Kunj area The bodies of a fashion designer and her security guard were found in a pool of blood in vasant kunj enclave area early on Thursday morn

15-11-2018

A video is being shared across social media platforms showing a Kasjmiri farmer crying and shoveling aside snow with his bare hands after apples in his orchards were destroyed by the snowfall ‘All his efforts over the summer his investment in tree oil and other treatments has been for nothing’ twee

08-11-2018

A video has surfaced online wherein some sellers could be seen mocking the Supreme court order that allowed bursting only ‘green fire crackers’ in DelhiNCR In the video the men were selling firecrackers shoved inside vegetables like capsicum cabbage bittergaurd etc ‘Bomb nai bhi jalega tho aap iski

08-11-2018

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet led by CM Yogi Adithyanath has approved the proposal to rename Allahabad which will be Prayagraj from today Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh informed the media regarding the decision The new name derives from a place in the city called Prayag where three rivers

16-10-2018

A video showing newlyelected Assam Deputy Speaker Kripanath Mallah falling off an elephant has surfaced online The incident took place on Saturday as the BJP MLA was being welcomed by his supporters in his constituency Ratabari The video shows Mallah losing balance when the elephant started running

08-10-2018

New Delhi Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday took oath as the 46th Chief Justice of India CJI in front of President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan Justice Gogoi succeeds Dipak Misra and is the first CJI from a North East state Earlier in January he held a press conference with three other

03-10-2018

A whitecoloured Pakistani helicopter violated Indian airspace along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir around 12pm on Sinday Defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said The helicopter flew near the Line of Control before returning to Pakistan territory as per reports The Indian Army reportedl

30-09-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launched the world’s largest public health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan mantra Jan Arogya Yojna ABPMJAY in Ranchi on Sunday The cashless scheme which offers an annual cover of Rs 5 lakh to economically weaker section of society will be launched at th

23-09-2018

In a notification issued on Friday the Jharkhand government has mandated doctors of all government hospitals and private nursing homes to follow the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 which seeks to mention generic name of drugs apart from writing presc

22-09-2018

A special investigation team that has been formed to investigate the alleged kidnap and gangrape of a 19yearold woman in Haryana’s Rewari has taken one person in custody in relation to the case on Sunday 16 September A day earlier in a breakthrough the SIT revealed that one of the main accused in t

16-09-2018

New Delhi A major fire broke out at Hotel Pamposh in Srinagar of JK media reported on Saturday The fire broke out at 130 pm in the afternoon As per media reports the fire broke out on the top floor of the Hotel As per reports five fire tenders are present at the spot and the rescue operation is cur

15-09-2018

The midair refuelling of wet contact trial for Tejas aircraft was conducted successfully by Indian Air Force at an altitude of 20000 feet During the process 1900 kg fuel was transferred The AirtoAir refuelling capability is a force multiplier for IAF giving the aircraft the potential to stay airborn

11-09-2018

New Delhi The CBI judge hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case filed a plea in the Supreme Court saying his promotion has got stuck because of the case He said the Allahabad High Court had appointed him a District and Sessions judge The appointment got cancelled as the SC said in 2017 that the ju

11-09-2018

A 32yearold lawyer was arrested by the Delhi Police last week for allegedly sexually harassing a woman journalist inside the Supreme Court premises The victim had revealed that the accused molested her on two occasions first on July 12 right outside the Chief Justices court and then on July 27 insid

11-09-2018

According to officials reports a total of 55369 cases of theft and 1570 robberies has taken place inside running trains in the last three and a half years According to data collated by Indian Railways between January and June this year 9222 cases of thefts of passengers belongings were registered wh

10-09-2018

The Mumbai Police on Monday said that 20yearold cab driver Sarfaraz Shaikh allegedly killed 39yearold HDFC Bank Vice President Siddharth Sanghvi for around ₹35000 The accused driver had been working for the bank for almost three years the police added We found his role in hatching the conspiracy mur

10-09-2018

Eleven years after the twin bombings in Hyderabad at Gokul Chat and Lumbini Park a Special NIA Court on Monday sentenced two accused Aneeq Sayeed and Ismail Chaudhary to death Another accused Tariq Anjum was sentenced to life imprisonment Two powerful explosions had ripped through a popular eatery a

10-09-2018

Some people are trying to make the word Hindu “untouchable” and “intolerable” vice president M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday as he stressed on the need of preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter “illinformed” opinions and attitudes In his keynote address to the concluding session of the second

10-09-2018

Peoples Democratic Party PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti has announced that the party will boycott the upcoming panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti said that there was an atmosphere of insecurity among the people of Jammu and Kashmir with the sword of Arti

10-09-2018

A former Infosys employee who was working in the US Anuj Kapoor has sued the company alleging it made him work over 1000 hours of overtime without pay Kapoor said he worked for 11 hours a day but was paid for eight hours or fewer His manager allegedly said employees refusing to work overtime will be

10-09-2018

Delhi Metro looks swanky from the outside with an aesthetic look in its newly launched metro stations however its backbone its employees drivers engineers and other staff members which constitute the Delhi Metro employees are often ignored According to the revelations of an RTI filed by activist Z

10-09-2018

Delhi government started its doorstep delivery of services programme to make 40 government services including driving license new water connection and ration card available at residents doorstep in the first phase Available at an extra fee of ₹50 applicants have to call the helpline number 1076 to r

10-09-2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday offered holy water from Lake Mansarovar at Raj Ghat before starting the march towards the Ramlila Maidan to lead Bharat Bandh to protest rising petrol and diesel prices This was Gandhis first public appearance since he returned from the Kailash Mansarovar ya

10-09-2018

Several incidents of violence were reported from Mumbai Patna and Gujarat during Bharat Bandh called by Congressled Opposition to protest against the rise in fuel prices Protesters vandalised buses shut down petrol pumps and halted train services in Mumbai while tyres were burnt and road traffic blo

10-09-2018

Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan 34 presently deputy commissioner incharge of GST in Paradip circle of Odisha commercial tax department said she will soon marry her boyfriend with whom she has been in livein relationship for last 2 years Now that the Supreme Court has decriminalised it homosexuality I h

10-09-2018

Chennai The Tamil Nadu cabinet on Sunday urged the Union government to confer ‘Bharat Ratna’ India’s highest civilian honour on late former state chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa who passed away in December 2016  The states deputy chief ministe

10-09-2018

Siddharth Sanghvi a vicepresident of HDFC Bank has been found dead four days after he went missing after leaving office in Mumbai on Wednesday This comes after police arrested a cab driver who confessed to dumping Sanghvis body near a highway at the behest of the killers Sanghvis car was found on Se

10-09-2018

Actress Raveena Tandon while commenting on Kerala MLA PC Georges remark where he referred to a nun allegedly raped by a bishop as a prostitute tweeted This is clear intimidation of a victim to suppress her voice Tagging Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi Raveena added Can a

09-09-2018

After the launch of payments bank the postal department has decided to set up an insurance firm as a special business unit within two years Communications Minister Manoj Sinha has said “The request for proposal to appoint a consultant for setting up insurance unit will be floated in the coming week”

09-09-2018

In a major move to restructure the Indian Army General Bipin Rawat has asked for studies to prepare the force for 21stcentury conflict General Rawat wants a leaner meaner and more technology driven army with fewer troops envisaging a cut of 150000200000 troops from the current 12 million plus force

09-09-2018

The police have arrested Sanjeev Trikha a Yes Bank relationship manager from Delhi for fraudulently stealing ₹15 crore from an elderly man and his wifes account The man alleged his signature was forged to create fake bank accounts and withdraw money through cheques and ATMs The money was used to pay

09-09-2018

UP IPS officer Surendra Kumar Das who allegedly consumed poison on Wednesday has passed away after being admitted in the hospital He passed awaydue to celphos poisoning We tried our best to revive him but we could not save him stated hospital officials It had been revealed that he had been searching

09-09-2018

A  family in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district called off a wedding alleging that the bride spends excessive time on WhatsApp The bride and her relatives were informed about the wedding being called off over the phone The brides family alleged that the real reason behind them cancelling the wedding wa

09-09-2018

The Nepal Army has withdrawn from the first Bay of Bengal Initiative for MultiSectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation BIMSTEC military exercise to be held in India following a political row in the country over participation The decision was taken just a day before the Army squad was set to trave

09-09-2018

Police in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said that a youth who went missing last month was found murdered while two suspects has been arrested While interrogation the two suspects Irshad Ahmed Wani and Imtiyaz Ahmed Wani admitted that they had murdered Teli on the day he went missing and buried his bod

09-09-2018

The doctors at Hyderabad governments Osmania General Hospital are wearing helmets while on duty to protest against the unsafe old hospital building It could collapse at any moment We are constantly worried said the hospitals joint action committees chairman Blocks of the ceiling from an inpatient wa

08-09-2018

Former President Pranab Mukherjee will teach public policy and inclusive development to the students of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Mukherjee will be in the faculty for at least 12 out of 22 sessions and it is unclear if he will be paid an honorarium for the same Former president APJ Ab

08-09-2018

The Eastern Railways had informed Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority KMDA about the danger surrounding the Majerhat bridge in a letter dated July 27 around six weeks before the bridge collapsed Pointing out at the slab going out of the alignment in the letter the Eastern Railway Zone’s Deput

08-09-2018

A drug haul case accused complained to the judge about the poor quality of food served to prisoners inside Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail The accused Sajid Electricwala a patient suffering from hypertension and epilepsy reportedly handed over some rotis chapatis to the judge so that the latter allow him

08-09-2018

Nalini Sriharan convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has withdrawn a plea for a sixmonth parole for the wedding of her daughter who lives in the UK Nalini has also filed a fresh plea seeking early release a day after the Supreme Court asked the Tamil Nadu Governor to consider the mercy p

08-09-2018

Petrol prices crossed Rs 80 a litre in New Delhi on Saturday to hit an alltime high on the back of rising global crude oil prices Petrol prices at retail outlets hit Rs 8030 per litre in the national capital against Rs7999 on Friday according to the price notification issued by stateowned fuel retai

08-09-2018

The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action In a recent incident policemen disguised themselves in a mob that was pelting stones at security forces and caug

08-09-2018

An Assam court on Friday awarded death sentence to a 19yearold man who was the main accused in gangrape and murder of an 11yearold girl by setting her on fire The sentence was pronounced by the court of chief judicial magistrate Nagaon The convict Zakir Hussain had allegedly taken the lead in raping

08-09-2018

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of failure on all fronts saying it had led to agrarian distress economic turmoil and deteriorating relations with neighbouring countries and called for a national debate on providing an alternative

08-09-2018

Mumbai The Bombay High Court deprecated Friday the practice of people writing directly to the prime minister the president or chief minister making wide allegations against certain persons instead of following due process of law A division bench of Justices S S Shinde and Mridula Bhatkar said this t

08-09-2018

Starting with Bengaluru airport in 2019 biometric technology for facial recognition will be used to verify passenger details According to reports Bangalore International Airport Ltd BIAL the technology will be used to identify passengers by their face when they move across the airport This will elim

07-09-2018

Four members of a family including a fiveyearold boy were found with their throats slit in their house in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad early on Friday The victims had been identified as Kamlesh Devi 55 her daughter Kiran Devi 30 soninlaw Pratap Narayan Mishra 35 and grandson Virat 5A onemonthold girl w

07-09-2018

New Delhi Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said the WiFi available at railway stations is fastest in terms of speed across the country Goyal further said the facility is available at 710 railway stations in India The service which offers thirty minutes of free access to the internet started

07-09-2018

An Air India ThiruvananthapuramMalé flight was stranded after it mistakenly landed on an underconstruction runway at Velana International Airport in the Maldives on Friday Two of the main wheels of the plane got deflated during the landinh According to Reportsall 136 passengers and crew on board the

07-09-2018

New Delhi Two alleged operatives of the Islamic State in Jammu Kashmir ISJK returning to the state with weapons they had picked up from Uttar Pradesh were arrested near the Red Fort by the special cell The two suspects identified as Parvez Rashid and Jamshed Jahoor from Kashmir’s Shopian were arres

07-09-2018

The government has decided to exempt electric vehicles EVs and automobiles run on alternative fuel from permit requirements in a bid to boost such vehicles in the country said  Union Minister Nitin Gadkari He said that states have agreed to abide by the decision Cab aggregators like Ola and Uber cou

07-09-2018

A pregnant woman in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayanagaram district had to be carried to a hospital on Tuesday on a makeshift cloth stretcher in the absence of proper road connectivity in the area Her relatives were carrying her on a makeshift cloth stretcher in the absence of proper road connectivity The h

07-09-2018

Terming demonetisation a disaster Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has demanded the abolition of the ₹2000 currency notes Naidu claimed he had suggested the use of digital currency claiming it is more costeffective but the Centre could not implement it properly He also accused the c

07-09-2018

With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch its pilots have warned the management of “noncooperation” The Naresh Goyalled carrier said it has paid salaries on time to 84 of its employees and is committed to honour its

06-09-2018

Speaking about south Kolkatas Majerhat bridge collapse West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that stern action will be taken against those responsible for the incident She also pointed out that the bridges were not constructed during the Trinamool Congresss tenure so they should not be the only one to

06-09-2018

The RSS has supported Supreme Courts verdict striking down parts of Section 377 of IPC but called gay sex unnatural The RSS has supported Supreme Courts verdict striking down parts of Section 377 of IPC but called gay sex unnatural Samesex relations and samesex marriages are not natural This is why

06-09-2018

New Delhi As a protest againt the hike  in fuel price The Indian National Congress has declared a Bharath Bandh to be conducted on Monday 10th September The Congress said the people should cooperate with Bharat band  on Monday from 9 am to 3 pm

06-09-2018

In a landmark judgment the fivejudge bench of the Supreme Court unanimously on 6 September partially struck down the Britishera law which criminalised consensual homosexual sex in India Reading out his verdict on scrapping certain parts of Section 377 of IPC that criminalised homosexuality Justice R

06-09-2018

The first state assembly of Telangana has been dissolved nine months before the term of the House expires based on the recommendation of CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and his Cabinet Governor ESL Narasimhan has asked Rao and his Cabinet to continue as a caretaker government till the new government is forme

06-09-2018

New Delhi India’s supreme court has struck down a colonialera law that effectively banned homosexual sex in a landmark ruling for gay rights in the country The court announced the verdict in Delhi on Thursday morning drawing cheers from a crowd of LBGTI Indians and their supporters gathered on a law

06-09-2018

On the first death anniversary of journalist Gauri Lankesh today the new edition of Lankesh Patrike a Kannada weekly tabloid she used to edit was relaunched as Nyaya Patha Narasimha Murthy one of the four says there was no doubt in their minds that they had to continue Lankesh’s legacy despite oppos

05-09-2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce the verdict on pleas challenging the validity of Section 377 of Indian Penal Code which criminalises consensual gay sex In July a fivejudge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra concluded hearing the arguments on the contentious issue aft

05-09-2018

A teenage boy in Uttar Pradeshs Ghaziabad was arrested for allegedly raping a 19yearold girl whom he befriended on Facebook The girl initially told her family she was raped by her tutor but he later told cops she had not attended his classes Meanwhile CCTV footage showed her roaming with the boy who

05-09-2018

Three men were given death penalty by a local court in Himachal Pradeshs Shimla on Wednesday for kidnapping and murdering a fouryearold boy in 2014 Yug Gupta was kidnapped on June 14 2014 from Shimla’s Ram Bazaar locality Two years later the skeleton of the missing boy was found in the water tank of

05-09-2018

Sushant Singh Rajput on Tuesday visited the floodravaged state of Nagaland and met with Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio The actor pledged his support in providing aid to the region and has reportedly donated Rs 125 crore to help in relief efforts Earlier Sushant had also contributed ₹1 crore for flood r

05-09-2018

Jet Airways has taken its crew members off flying duty for investigation after a Londonbound flight on August 25 was about to takeoff without taking permission from Air Traffic Control ATC of the Delhi airport The aircraft was reportedly carrying more than 330 passengers at the time of the incident

05-09-2018

Seventeen women including five minor girls have been rescued by police in Bihar’s East Champaran district from alleged sex and human traffickers who managed an orchestra group The raids were carried out after the police reportedly received information about the presence of two Nepali girls who had g

04-09-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday urged the youth not to get carried away by the instantness of technology saying they must continue to work hard without the expectation of immediate reward He added The pursuit of excellence should be the key factor that should dominate the minds of future generatio

04-09-2018

Chief Information Commissioner R K Mathur ordered the list of private persons not linked with security who travelled with the Prime Minister of India at government expenditure should be provided to an appellant Last October Karabi Das approached the ministry seeking information on expenses incurred

04-09-2018

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has said the 28yearold woman who allegedly shouted fascist BJP government down down onboard a domestic flight could be a member of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE A lot of Tamils in Canada are LTTE people and they use this word fascist for the BJP he added Identified a

04-09-2018

The Aligarh Muslim University AMU on Monday hit back at the University Grants Commission UGC over the latters idea to drop the word Muslim from its name saying the proposition is preposterous The name of the university gives us an idea about its history purpose and character and preserving the same

04-09-2018

A Tamil Nadu court has granted bail to a woman who was arrested yesterday for allegedly shouting fascist BJP government down down on a flight in front of BJP state President Tamilisai Soundararajan Soundararajan later filed a complaint and called the 28yearold who is pursuing studies in Canada a ter

04-09-2018

Women belonging to Below Poverty Line BPL families in Rajasthan will soon get free mobile phones under the Bhamashah Yojana the state government has announced CM Vasundhara Raje also announced that the government is planning to launch apps to help the poor get benefits of social schemes easily Furth

04-09-2018

Majerhat bridge in South Kolkata collapsed today following heavy rainfall Nearly 20 people are feared trapped under the debris One minibus a few cars and number of twowheelers were damaged as the bridge collapsed The bridge connects Behala to other parts of Kolkata and runs over the Majerhat railway

04-09-2018

A gold tiffin box weighing two kilogram a cup saucer and spoon studded with rubies diamonds and emeralds were stolen from Nizams Museum in Hyderabad Police suspect the burglar entered the museum through the ventilator and to avoid being caught had bent the CCTV The antiques stolen were reportedly us

04-09-2018

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Uttar Pradeshs Faizabad has allegedly issued an admit card to a student with Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchans picture on itI had filled up the form with my picture I am worried that my mark sheet might be issued with Amitabh Bachchans picture in it the BEd st

04-09-2018

An MiG 27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jodhpur on Tuesday morning The incident was reported from Banar’s Devaliya village The pilot managed to eject safely The police and fire brigade team have reached the spot Attempts are on to douse the fire A court of inquiry will investigate t

04-09-2018

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called on political parties to evolve a consensus on a national code of conduct for MPs and MLAs both inside and outside legislatures In my view political parties must evolve a consensus on the code of conduct for their members both inside the legislature and

03-09-2018

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday blamed former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajans policies for declining economic growth rate over the last three years  Rajiv Kumar said that the GDP growth rate was declining for over halfadozen quarters due to the policies of Raghuram Rajan as RBI governor

03-09-2018

Several sadhus have lodged a protest against the sailing of a fivestar cruise ship on river Ganga which was inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath How can nonvegetarian and liquor be served on holy river Ganga Ganga Mahasabha General Secretary Jitendranand Saraswati asked This comes even as

03-09-2018