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We'll protest country-wide if new farm laws not withdrawn: West Bengal CM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has threatened a nationwide agit... Air Quality Index in 11 cities of Haryana recorded as 'very poor' According to the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee CPCC the air qualit... Former HC judge CS Karnan arrested over remarks against judges' wives Chennai Former High Court judge CS Karnan was arrested in Chennai on Wednes... Pune's lockdown norms to continue till Dec end, no new relaxations The Pune Municipal Corporation PMC has extended the COVID19 induced lockdow... Honey sold by major brands in India adulterated with sugar syrup: CSE Honey sold by several major brands in India was found adulterated with suga... Wear masks indoors if ventilation is poor: WHO in new guidelines on mask-wearing In new guidelines issued on maskwearing WHO has recommended wearing face ma... Cyclone Burevi will likely hit Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow: District Collector Cyclone Burevi is likely to hit Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow District Collec...

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

In a letter to ticket aspirants and workers ahead of Assembly elections Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee has directed them to become active on social media and to get 15000 likes on their Facebook page and 5000 followers on Twitter It also directed them to have a WhatsApp group of boothlevel worker

03-09-2018

A Brazilian man was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International IGI Airport on Thursday for allegedly trying to smuggle 64 capsules of cocaine worth around Rs 31 crore into the country Officials said that the man had swallowed the capsules in order to escape customs checking at the airport The pas

03-09-2018

A 38yearold Navy officer has been arrested in Kottayam on charges of raping a woman police said Sunday The woman’s father had lodged a complaint with the police alleging that the Navy officer raped his daughter after making a false promise to marry her Murali Kumar a chief petty officer of Navy in M

03-09-2018

As many as 93500 aspirants have applied for 62 vacant posts for a messenger in UP Police for which minimum eligibility required is Class 5th Around 50000 graduates 28000 postgraduates and 3700 PhD holders have applied for 62 vacant posts in the telecom department of UP Police However the department

03-09-2018

The forensic science laboratory FSL report of Yunus a key CBI witness in the Unnao rape case who died recently has ruled out poisoning as the cause of his death Last week Yunus family including his wife reached the residence of CM Yogi Adityanath to protest against the redigging of his body Yunus fa

02-09-2018

The Supreme Court has fined the Income Tax Department ₹10 lakh for making misleading statement about the pendency of an appeal and said that the apex court is not a picnic place The court added it was shocking that the department took the matter so casually The Income Tax Department had delayed the

02-09-2018

No human tissue was found by doctors in the plastic bags suspected to be carrying 14 bodies of newborn babies in Kolkata on Sunday Some dry ice is there An examination is on for exact nature of the material said Kolkata Polices SouthWest Divisions Deputy Commissioner Earlier police suspected an abor

02-09-2018

A 20yearold woman and her fiancé were arrested for murdering her exboyfriend in UPs Mathura The woman claimed her exboyfriend had been threatening to post nude pictures of her online to pressure her into continuing their relationship The woman then invited the 23yearold to a hotel where she drugged

02-09-2018

The government has proposed to amend rules under the Income Tax Act to ensure that children of single mothers do not face problems in securing a PAN Permanent Account Number PAN is compulsory for financial transactions like receiving salary and buying gold above specified limits In April IT departme

02-09-2018

Bodies of 14 newborns in a various stages of decomposition were found wrapped in plastic bags in a vacant land in Haridebpur area in southern Kolkata during a cleaning programme on Sunday The bodies wrapped in plastic bags were found on the grassy land on Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani under the Haridebpu

02-09-2018

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that reciting sacred texts like Hanuman Chalisa and Bajrang Balis aarti will stop monkeys from causing harm to people He was responding to Mathura residents complaints of monkeys attacking them Adityanath also shared an instance where a monkey came a

01-09-2018

As a consequence of the continuous rainfall and landslides in various parts of Uttarakhand a 100metre long and 50metre deep lake has been formed near the Tehri GarhwalDehradun border forcing the people living in nearby houses to vacate the area on the instructions of the authorities Soon after the d

01-09-2018

India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian border town for smoother movement of passengers and cargo to the landlocked Himalayan nation which neighbouring China is also trying to woo with a similar plan An agreement to study the feasibility of a rail line lin

01-09-2018

Rajasthan BJP leader Badri Narayan Meenas son Bharat Bhushan Meena was arrested after his car ran over four sleeping labourers in Jaipur on Thursday killing two of them Police said 35yearold Bharat Bhushan Meena the son of Karaudi BJP farmer cell head Badri Meena was found to be in an inebriated con

01-09-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the India Post Payments Bank which will go live with 650 branches and 3250 access points Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said loan defaulters will not be spared and the government was working speedily towards recovery of bad loans The government a

01-09-2018

A video showing soldiers from India Pakistan and Russia dancing to Punjabi songs has gone viral The video was taken when India hosted a cultural event during the multinational antiterror drills organised by Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Russia This was the first time that troops from India an

01-09-2018

A gurdwara priest and his wife were apprehended on Saturday for allegedly disrespecting holy scriptures in Punjab’s Ferozepur The couple has been accused of using torn pages of holy scriptures to wrap the tiffin of their two schoolgoing children  According to police the priest’s wife used the pages

01-09-2018

Two boys who broke into their favourite biryani joint in Delhis Sarita Vihar in order to rob the cash counter decided to eat all the biryani they could find when they laid eyes on an empty cash counter and stole a laptop instead Police said the duo had intended to steal money from the cash counter b

01-09-2018

In order to marry another man a married woman in Uttar Pradeshs Faizabad faked her own death After an FIR was lodged alleging that her inlaws killed her for dowry a woman from Uttar Pradeshs Barabanki district was found alive and married to another man in Delhi The police were able to arrest her aft

01-09-2018

As many as 36 Hindu migrants from Pakistan were awarded Indian citizenship in the presence of District Collector Siddharth Mahajan in Jaipur on Thursday 72 Pakistani migrants were granted Indian citizenship earlier and as of now 60 cases are pending as the report from the Intelligence Bureau is yet

31-08-2018

The Maharashtra Police said on Friday there were clear links between the five arrested activists and Naxals When we were confident that clear links have been established then only we moved to take action against these people in different cities Evidence clearly establishes their roles with Maoists A

31-08-2018

Authorities have decided to install automatic rail track fracture detection system across the 508 km bullet train project connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad to prevent accidents The bullet trains will be laced with advanced fire detection system and antiderailment measures while protecting the structur

31-08-2018

Police in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday stopped a man from selling his oneyearold son to arrange money for treatment of his pregnant wife They even pooled in money and donated blood for the woman Arvind Kumar a dailywage worker from Saurikh in Kannauj district had admitted his pregnant wife to the dist

31-08-2018

Terrorists have kidnapped family members of five police personnel in Kashmir after raiding their houses on Thursday The abductions were carried out after the terrorists raided houses of many policemen in the Kashmir Valley Police have launched a massive search operation to trace them Nine of the ten

31-08-2018

Mumbais Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji ‘Maharaj’ International Airport on Thursday Congratulations to the people of Maharashtra the long pending demand is now fulfilled said Suresh Prabhu Minister of Civil Aviation The request was initially made by BJP M

31-08-2018

Banks will largely remain open in the first week of September and there will be no impact on the functioning of ATMs contrary to social media buzz that claimed banks across India will be closed for six days during the week The clarification was made by Ashwani Rana VP of National Organization of Ba

31-08-2018

The Uttarakhand high court on Thursday banned fatwas in the state stepping in after a media report that a panchayat in Haridwar district had asked a 15yearold rape victim and her family to leave their village The court slammed the panchayat for having the audacity to extern the family instead of sym

31-08-2018

Former Andhra Pradesh CM NTR Raos son Nandamuri Harikrishna wasnt wearing a seat belt before the accident on Wednesday Nalagonda police said Had he used a seat beltthe impact wouldve been less and he couldve survived police said adding the actorpolitician was thrown out of the car on the other side

30-08-2018

Syed Shakeel Yousuf the son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin was arrested by National Investigation Agency NIA in Srinagar on Thursday in connection with a 2011 terror funding case Shakeel who works as a lab technician at the ShereKashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura is the second s

30-08-2018

A passenger bitten by a rat while travelling on a train was on Wednesday awarded a compensation of Rs 25000 by a consumer forum which also directed the railways to pay additional Rs 2000 towards medical expenses District Consumer Forum president R V Dheenadayalan and member S Rajalakshmi awarded the

30-08-2018

A Buddhist monk was detained on Wednesday in Bihars Bodh Gaya for allegedly sexually abusing 15 boys from Assam studying at a schoolcummeditation centre run by him Superintendent of Police City Gaya Anil Kumar said the monk was being interrogated by Town Deputy SP Rajkumar ShahThe monk ran an instit

30-08-2018

Chennai The second bench of the Madras High Court has directed the authorities concerned to provide a separate lane for VIPs including sitting judges of the High Court to pass through the toll plazas in the country without any hindrance Any violation of this directive will be viewed seriously and sh

30-08-2018

The Delhi consumer commission has asked a private hospital here to pay Rs 25 lakh as compensation to the family of a man who died there during treatment due to deficient service The Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has asked the Jaipur Golden Hospital to pay Rs 24 lakh as compensat

30-08-2018

Four policemen were martyred during a terrorist attack in Kashmirs Shopian district on Wednesday The attack took place close to the fruit mandi at Bongam in south Kashmir’s Shopian district The incident happened hours after security forces killed two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Anantnag They wer

30-08-2018

Jalandhar Police arrested Chandigarhs first woman cab driver Navdeep Kaur accused of carjacking and kidnapping along with two others on Monday Kaur who goes by the alias Deep is famously known as first woman cabbie in Chandigarh Her husband Gurwinder Singh has already been serving a jail term in Cha

30-08-2018

A teacher at a school in Gujarat allegedly cut off rakhis tied on students wrists a day after Rakshabandhan The Gujarat government has sought explanation from a school in Gandhinagar following allegations that one of its teachers forcibly removed rakhis tied on the wrists of students Some parents ha

30-08-2018

A 10yearold girl was allegedly molested by her elder brother after he forced her to drink liquor at their house in Carterpuri village in Palam Vihar on Monday police said on Tuesday The 22yearold man was arrested on Tuesday morning when he came to the house to collect his belongings after fleeing th

29-08-2018

The Supreme Court today heard a plea challenging the arrest of five activists who were rounded up for alleged Maoists links from different parts of the country on Tuesday Maharashtra Police had arrested five leftwing activists Sudha Bhardwaj Varavara Rao Gautam Navlakha Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Fe

29-08-2018

New Delhi The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday asked the states to ban Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems ENDS including ecigarettes vape esheesha ehookah etc in a bid to protect children adolescents and women of reproductive age from several health risks Children and nonsmokers us

29-08-2018

Banks have received 993 of the ₹500 and ₹1000 notes invalidated after PM Narendra Modi governments demonetisation move in November 2016 the Reserve Bank of India RBI said in its annual report for 201718 An amount of Rs 107 billion has not yet been received by the RBI after the cash ban the report sa

29-08-2018

An FIR has been lodged after 30 children from Jharkhand went missing from a shelter home in Punjabs Ludhiana district police said on Tuesday The complaint filed before the antihuman trafficking unit AHTU of the Chaibasa police also accused the Ludhianabased Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home of co

29-08-2018

The Union Cabinet today approved the release of an additional instalment of dearness allowance DA for central government employees and dearness relief to pensioners with effect from 1 July 2018 The DA hike will benefit about 4841 lakh central government employees and 62 lakh pensioners The decision

29-08-2018

PM Narendra Modi has said that everybody should train themselves not to spread dirt through social media In a video interaction with Bharatiya Janata Party workers and volunteers from Varanasi his Lok Sabha constituency Modi said everybody should train themselves to never use social media platforms

29-08-2018

The process for selecting three astronauts for India’s first manned space flight will begin at the earliest to give them enough time to train for the 2022 mission which is slated to cost less than ₹10000 crore ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Tuesday said the three astronauts chosen for Indias first manned

29-08-2018

Nandamuri Harikrishna actorpolitician and son of former Andhra Pradesh CM NT Rama Raoalso the father of popular Telugu film actor Jr NTR  passed away on Wednesday morning after he met with an accident on the Annaparthi road near Narketpally in Telanganas Nalgonda district He was 61  Reportedly the T

29-08-2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said roughly 6000 railway stations will be WiFienabled in the next six to eight months The minister also stressed on the need for highspeed Internet connectivity in the remotest parts of the country “We believe that if we have to leverage digital technology the basi

29-08-2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi who is on a twoday visit to floodhit Kerala let an air ambulance take off before his own helicopter at a helipad in Chengannur on Tuesday Pictures also showed Gandhi walking towards the ambulance to check on the patient He then proceeded back to his helicopter and wai

28-08-2018

A video of rainwater gushing through the ceiling of Guwahatis international airport has gone viral The video shows rainwater pouring from the light sockets in the newlyexpanded baggage screening area of Assams only international airport While passengers complained about getting drenched the airport

28-08-2018

Two members of a gang involved in drawing blood out of youngsters after sedating them were caught redhanded by Basti police on Monday The police had laid out a trap based on a tipoff and caught the culprits when they were extracting blood from a child after luring him into a clinic by offering him a

28-08-2018

The Tripura government has issued a dress code barring government officials from wearing jeans cargo pants and sunglasses It has instructed them against using mobile phones during meetings In a memo it also directed magistrates and top district officials to ensure that the dress code is followed at

28-08-2018

The government on Monday announced that industries including real estate power and agriculture will be able to legally fly drones in the country for commercial purposes from December 1 Initially drones will be allowed only along visual lineofsight during daytime with a maximum altitude of 400 feet T

28-08-2018

Two Supreme Court judges — Kurian Joseph and KM Joseph — took to the stage and sang songs in Hindi English and Malayalam at a fundraising event for Kerala flood victims Monday evening The function comes days after Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra announced that all the judges of the apex court don

28-08-2018

Nearly 37 years after an Air India plane was hijacked and commandeered to Pakistan a Delhi court on Monday acquitted two of the accused in the case who were charged with waging war against the country The court said that the prosecution had miserably failed to prove its case against them beyond reas

27-08-2018

Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in over a dozen states including Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra besides eastern coast in the next two days Heavy rains are expected over isolated places in Uttarakhand Rajasthan Jharkhand Assam and other Northeastern states the National Disaster M

27-08-2018

At least 12 persons were injured after clashes broke out between protestors and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir as many parts of the valley observed a spontaneous shutdown following rumours about scrapping of Article 35A Meanwhile a threejudge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and J

27-08-2018

Suspended Gorakhpur BRD Medical College Hospital Doctor Kafeel Khan on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of doing politics in infant death case Reacting to Adityanaths remark Khan said he is doing politics and trying to mislead people on the issueWhat CM has said is incorre

27-08-2018

Former Prime Minister Manmohan wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising concern over what he termed as an governments’s ‘agenda’ to ‘change the nature and character’ of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library NMML and the Teen Murti complex The former PM in his letter has asserted that the h

27-08-2018

One died and many trapped as a building collapsed in Ahmedabad The incident happened in the Aadav section of Ahmedabad Many people are trapped in the ruins of the building Four people were rescued There are about ten people who are trapped Following a warning that the building could be broken at any

27-08-2018

A special SIT court in Ahmedabad today convicted two of the five accused to the life sentence in the train burning at Godhra in 2002 The court also acquitted three others in the case  These persons were accused of burning the S6 coach in 2002 at Godhra Six persons were absconding when the special co

27-08-2018

At least seven people are feared trapped under debris after two blocks of a fourstorey government colony building for the economically weaker section collapsed in Ahmedabad on Sunday nightOfficials said the building was declared unsafe a day ago and 150 occupants were evacuated Mayor Bijal Patel tol

27-08-2018

Former UN SecretaryGeneral and Noble Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan will be laid to rest in his home country Ghana on September 13 The President said Annan will be given a full state burial that “befits his status as a global icon diplomat and statesmanAnnan will be buried at the Burma Camp militar

26-08-2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI on Sunday said it has established links between the murders of Punebased rationalist Narendra Dabholkar and Bengalurubased journalist Gauri Lankesh It also asked for extension of police custody of one of the prime suspects Sachin Andure The agency has recovere

26-08-2018

Four terrorists were arrested this morning after a brief gunfight with security forces in the upper reaches Jammu and Kashmirs Kupwaradistricts Handwara while they trying to cross across the Line of Control or LoC A team of the army and the state police surrounded a group of newly recruited terroris

26-08-2018

Reliance Naval and Engineering on Saturday said that Anil Ambani has resigned as the companys director with immediate effect Ambani resigned in compliance with Companies Act 2013 prescribing the limit on directorships to only 10 public companies the company said Reliance Naval and Engineering operat

26-08-2018

A complaint was filed against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a court  seeking registration of a defamation case against him for allegedly tarnishing and lowering the image of the countryThe complaint was filed by advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Hari Prasad wh

26-08-2018

A day after Karnataka Tourism Minister Sa Ra Mahesh had a spat with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the BJPled government at the Centre accused him of lowering the dignity of the Rajya Sabha The Ministry of Defence issued a statement in New Delhi stating that Maheshs remarks had showed utter lac

26-08-2018

Women seeking to end early pregnancies in England soon will be allowed to take an abortion pill at home under a new government plan set to take effect by the end of the year Currently women undergoing medical abortions up to the 10th week of a pregnancy must take two pills at a clinic 24 to 48 hours

25-08-2018

The Defence Ministry on Saturday approved procurement worth nearly Rs 46000 crore including the purchase of 24 multirole helicopters for the Navy and manufacturing of 111 naval utility helicopters in India through a Strategic Partnership route The Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minist

25-08-2018

Air India on Friday clarified that a letter pretending to be an official letter announcing the permanent shutdown of the airline from October 1 2018 is absolutely fake The fake letter claimed the board of directors unanimously called for the airlines shutdown due to poor profit margins Employees are

25-08-2018

A car carrying BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao hit two women in Andhra Pradeshs Guntur on Friday killing one on the spot “I was sleeping on a back seat when the incident happened I was at the spot for 45 minutes until police came injured woman was taken to hospital a vehicle arrived to take the deceased l

25-08-2018

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman got into a heated exchange of words with Karnataka Minister Sa Ra Mahesh when the former was on her visit to Karnatakas floodhit Kodagu district on Friday to review the armys relief operations Nirmala Sitharaman lost her cool at a press conference and blasted Karn

25-08-2018

The first Humboldt Penguin chick in the country which hatched in the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan Zoo also called the Byculla Zoo in Mumbai on August 15 has died The Humboldt Penguin chick died on August 22 night due to anomalies associated with newborn penguins The zoo has four female penguins an

25-08-2018

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday launched Neta App a technology platform that allows voters to rate their political representatives The app’s makers say it would help “fostering political accountability by being an early indicator of how a leader’s performance is being perceived by the vo

25-08-2018

The government of India has reportedly withdrawn the security clearance for English news channel Al Jazeera The television channel will be required to stop broadcasting in the country without the license reported The Economic Times Sources reportedly told the newspaper that the decision to cancel th

24-08-2018

A consumer redressal commission in Delhi has directed a private hospital and doctor to give ₹20lakh compensation to a patient who lost four fingers on his right hand after being given the wrong injection 17 years ago Delhi’s Vimhans Hospital and a doctor associated with it have been ordered to pay R

24-08-2018

The Jharkhand High Court has ordered fodder scam convict and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to surrender by August 30 and rejected his plea for a threemonth extension on medical grounds On August 10 the court had extended Yadavs bail till August 20 He is currently admitted at the Asian Heart Institute

24-08-2018

A selfstyled godman known as Kissing Baba has been arrested in Assam for allegedly sexually exploiting female devotees The accused claims that he has acquired supernatural powers from Lord Vishnu to solve physical and psychological problems of women through his chamatkari chumban miraculous smooch p

24-08-2018

Passengers travelling in Delhis DTC and cluster buses can now use their metro cards to pay bus fares after the service was launched on Friday The launch of the epaying services through a “common mobility card” comes after a fivemonth delay It had been announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in J

24-08-2018

The Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha’s official website was hacked purportedly by Team Kerala Cyber Warriors on Friday  The landing page of the website httpwwwabhmorgin displayed a recipe to make “Kerala Spicy Nadan Beef Curry” The website hacking was apparently in response to ABHM chief Swami Chakra

24-08-2018

New Delhi The water level will be kept 2 to 3 feet below the permissible limit at the Mullaperiyar dam the Supreme Court has said The current water level is at 139998 feet Responding to the Kerala governments affidavit Tamil Nadu said that this is a clever device to get out of the SC judgment which

24-08-2018

According to Reports WhatsApp turned down Indias demand for a solution to track the origin of messages on its platform It has said building traceability will undermine endtoend encryption and affect the protection of user privacy The Facebookowned firm said the messaging platform was used for all ki

24-08-2018

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Kushalnagar in Kodagu district and headed towards Madikeri to assess the damage caused by floods She assured the people of Indian Armys help in rebuilding the devastated regions roadsI can assure you that the task force of the Indian Armys Border Roads Org

24-08-2018

After announcing that all 8000 candidates who had appeared for an examination for the post of accountant in the Goa government had failed  the Accounts department would ask for a reevaluation of the answer papers Goas director of accounts Prakash Pereira in a notification issued on August 21 had sai

24-08-2018

Following an alert for heavy rain The Himachal Pradesh government has ordered all educational institutions in Kangra district to remain closed The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh on Friday Last week at least 19 people were killed fo

24-08-2018

Putting an end to speculations surrounding simultaneous polls Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat  emphatically ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the state assemblies along with the Lok Sabha polls anytime soon There has been some speculation in the recent weeks that A

24-08-2018

Rahul Gandhi accused the Modi government of taking away protection from minorities and hitting the informal economy through demonetisation and GST causing anger which is leading to lynching incidents In his  address in Hamburg he traced the creation of Islamic State to warn against a similar situati

24-08-2018

With the Central government not keen on accepting foreign aid for the floodravaged Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has specifically pointed out the case of the United Arab Emirates saying the Gulf country cannot be considered as “any other nation” Vijayan said while referring to Rs 700 crore

23-08-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he dreams of every family having a home of its own by 2022 when the nation will celebrate 75 years of independence He was addressing a gathering at Jujwa village in Gujarat’s Valsad town after interacting with the beneficiaries of the housing scheme The

23-08-2018

As many as nine coaches of Bihar Sampark Kranti Express which runs between Darbhanga and New Delhi have been painted with Mithila art a traditional art form of Bihar Madhubani art is popular all over the world and now Indian Railways is using the art form to adorn nine coaches of the 12565 Bihar Sam

23-08-2018

Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested Abdul Razak Ismail Supariwala builder of Crystal Tower in Mumbais Parel in connection with the fire at the residential tower which claimed four lives A case of culpable homicide among others has been registered against him The fire broke out on the 12th floor of t

23-08-2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  returned to his office after a threemonth gap during which he underwent a kidney transplant surgery The 65yearold Union Minister attired in formal trousers and wearing a characteristic smile on his face headed directly to his office which wore a new look after a fresh

23-08-2018

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday night at the age of 95 Nayar died around 1230 am at the Escorts hospital his elder son Sudhir Nayar said He was suffering from pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital five days back The veteran journalist a proponent of IndiaPa

23-08-2018

The US space agency Nasa on Tuesday released satellite measurements of Kerala rainfall to demonstrate how crucial was the role of Western Ghats in triggering heavy rainfall over south Karnataka and Kerala that displaced nearly 800000 people Although the extreme Himalayan topography is much more well

23-08-2018

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the draft UDAN International scheme on Tuesday evening As per the draft the scheme provides for a subsidy to selected airlines for the unsold seats from the number of seats as a bid by the airline to make operations viable There is no cap on airfare as in the

23-08-2018

A college student in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri filed a complaint with the police on Wednesday about an unknown caller who allegedly tried to incite her into participating in ‘Momo Game’ challenge a new virtual suicide game The girl said she had posted on social media that she wished to take her own l

23-08-2018

The Indian government has asked its missions abroad to decline offers of foreign aid for flood relief operations in Kerala India through emails has instructed all its missions abroad to decline offers of aid from foreign governments for the state of Kerala The External Affairs Ministry wrote to Indi

22-08-2018

The fire that ripped through Crystal Towers in Mumbais Parel could have claimed many more lives had it not been for the heroics of Zen Sadavarte The young girl all of 10 used the learnings from her disaster management lessons to offer useful advice and rescue the residents of the building Four perso

22-08-2018

Around 8000 candidates who appeared for an examination for the post of accountant conducted by Goa governments Directorate of Accounts have failed to clear it About 11000 candidates had applied for the 80 posts but only around 8000 appeared for the exam held in January Only candidates who possessed

22-08-2018

Mumbai Four people have died  as a fire broke out at Crystal Tower residential apartment in Mumbais Parel on Wednesday morning The fire broke out on the 12th floor of Crystal Tower near Hindmata Cinema which gradually spread to the 13th 14th and 15th floors Initially 10 firefighting engines were pre

22-08-2018

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan confirmed that a total of 13 individuals have been sentenced to death in connection with the raping of minor girls in the state Madhya Pradesh was the first state to promulgate a law to award death penalty to individuals accused in rape of minor gi

22-08-2018

Threeyearold P Sanjana from Chennai shot 1111 arrows in threeandahalf hours in a bid to set a Guinness World Record Sanjana shot the arrows on a target eight metres away and took fiveminutelong breaks after every hour Official observers from the South Asia Archery Association SAAA documented the fea

21-08-2018

A 25yearold man who was allegedly posing as a doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS here was arrested on Monday police said Ashish Tripathi a resident of Ghaziabad was found roaming inside one of the wards of the hospital wearing a white coat they added Upon police interrogatio

21-08-2018

Activists in Mumbai  are in touch with volunteers in Kerala to help rescue animls stranded in the floods and even set up a call centre Activist Anand Siva said more than 500 animals in distress  including dogs cats cows and snakes were attended to in the past few days Siva said the call centre numbe

21-08-2018

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government has issued a directive asking all government and private colleges to ban students from using mobile phones on premises Centrerun institutes like IIT Madras have been exempted from the ban stating their students know how to use mobiles reasonably This comes after com

20-08-2018

Tharoor who has been facing trial on charges of abetment of suicide and committing cruelty in Sunanda Pushkar case had sought permission from Patiala Court to allow him to visit  the family of former UN SecretaryGeneral Kofi Annan who passed away recently Now The Delhi court on Monday granted permis

20-08-2018

A soldier who claimed in a viral video that the Kerala CM is not letting the Army help in the flood ravaged state is fake The Indian Army clarified that there is an imposter wearing an Army combat uniform and is spreading disinformation The ADG PIIndian Army was quick to react and bust the news as f

20-08-2018

Over three lakh people are living in relief camps as Kerala battles the worst flooding in a century As water levels recede the task now is to rebuild the state and the government is now seeking help from people not for relief material but for their skills There will be no electricity in homes carpen

20-08-2018

Jharkhand Eleven people were arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls in the Lohardaga district of Jharkhand The accused all aged between 18 and 28 years had raped the girls on August 16 when they were going to the Hirhi Harra Toli area along with their neighbour They were travelling on a motor

20-08-2018

New Delhi A 62yearold lady don was arrested for allegedly running several crime syndicates for nearly two decades in Delhis Sangam Vihar the police said on Saturday Police said a total of 113 cases including murder contract killing extortion kidnapping for ransom bootlegging and robbery are register

19-08-2018

The Maharashtra government has announced an immediate aid of ₹20 crore for floodhit Kerala The announcement comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ₹500 crore relief fund for the state after a meeting with CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday It has also prepared to send 25000 packets of assor

19-08-2018

Delhi All AAP MPs MLAs and ministers will donate their onemonth salary for the relief work in floodravaged Kerala Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today and also urged the city government employees to contribute at least oneday salary for the cause The Chief Minister who yesterday announced

18-08-2018

A Nigerian national and his Indian girlfriend have been arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing them jobs abroad police said today Imasaun Henry Omorogby and his girlfriend Sheela Dey have been running a scam using fake bank accounts and data from various websites to lure pe

18-08-2018

New Delhi The Congress on Saturday demanded that the floods in Kerala be declared a national disaster Taking to twitter Congress President Rahul Gandhi wrote Dear PM Please declare Kerala floods a National Disaster without any delay The lives livelihood and future of millions of our people is at sta

18-08-2018

Speaking about the accommodation facilities at the Asian Games Village in Indonesia an athlete from the Indian contingent said Rooms are on the smaller side It has three beds each and a single bathroom Athletes including Indians have given a thumbs up to the variety of food on offer at the Asian Gam

18-08-2018

New delhi The Supreme Court today said it would hear in October a plea by one of the convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case regarding the status of probe by the CBIled Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency MDMA into conspiracy behind the murder The MDMA set up in 1998 has b

17-08-2018

Two people were arrested after a 50yearold NRI businessman died of cardiac arrest following an assault in the posh DLF 2 township in Gurgaon police said Friday Somou Balaya was assaulted by a private security guard Pradeep Singh 46 and his employer Manik Khosla 26 after an argument over directions B

17-08-2018

Thousands of people paid  homage to India’s former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body was  taken to his Hindu nationalist party’s headquarters before cremation on the banks of the Yamuna River Many paid tribute to the threetime prime minister in his home in the morningPrime Minister Nar

17-08-2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condoled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayees death and praised his vision for famously characterising USIndia ties as a natural partnership of shared endeavours Recounting the former Prime Ministers many contributions the US statement said He championed

17-08-2018

The railways said the Railway Recruitment Board exams scheduled for Friday for the post of assistant loco pilots and technicians will go ahead as per schedule We are announcing that tomorrows RRB exam will be conducted in all the three shifts as per schedule This is being done through the RRB websit

17-08-2018

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA has advised airlines to operate relief flights to flood affected Kerala and not to overprice air tickets It also informed carriers to reschedule their flights to and from Cochin to Trivandrum and Calicut reports said Operations at Cochin airport have be

16-08-2018

New Delhi The Supreme Court has said that the Disaster Management Committee will sit with the National Crisis Management tomorrow to bring down the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam The court said that both Kerala and Tamil Nadu will cooperate with the committee to give displaced people adequate s

16-08-2018

A flood alert has been issued at Salem Erode Namakkal Karur and the Cauvery delta districts due to heavy inflow into Mettur and Bhavani Sagar dams in Mettur and Bhavani respectively even as heavy rain continued to lash Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts early on Thursday With rains pounding the

16-08-2018

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP stalwart passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the national capital on Thursday  He was 93 It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Former Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 0505 pm

16-08-2018

A teenage girl was allegedly dragged into a jungle and gangraped by four miscreants in West Singhbhum district Jharkhand on Wednesday Two sisters along with two friends were walking towards ChaibasaHatgamariah main road when four miscreants intercepted them near Talaburu railway crossing yesterday e

16-08-2018

The Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Centre for its approval to rename Bareilly airport to Nath Nagri which is believed to be an ancient name of the city which had worshippers of Lord Shiva It has also proposed renaming Kanpurs Chakeri airport after freedom fighter Ganesh Shankar Vidyarth

16-08-2018

Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha on Wednesday set up the first Hindu court which will function on the lines of Shariat courts The court was set up as the government didnt take action against the establishment of Shariat courts the group claimed The court will deal with issues related to harassment of

16-08-2018

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhis All India Institute for Medical Sciences AIIMS on Wednesday The AIIMS held a press conference on Wednesday 13 June and announced that former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee is responding positively to the

15-08-2018

The national flag dropped during a flaghoisting ceremony led by BJP President Amit Shah at the BJP head office in Delhi on Wednesday Amit Shah found himself in an embarrassing situation as while hoisting the flag when he pulled the rope the flag dropped on the ground by mistake The mistake was corre

15-08-2018

Two persons including a temple priest were allegedly beaten to death by unknown assailants when they were sleeping on the terrace of a Shiv temple in Uttar Pradeshs Aligarh The incident has left one saint sadhu injured The deceased priest have been identified as 60yearold Kalidas Yadav and 50yearold

15-08-2018

An officiating postmaster in a village of the Bhadrak district of Odisha was suspended Tuesday after finding around 6000 letters and packages with some dating back to 2004 were lying undelivered in the post office Postal delivery agent postman Jagannath Puhan who was officiated as branch postmaster

15-08-2018

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in his address on Independence Day made references to the criticism he faced from senior judges earlier this year  He said “To criticise attack and destroy a system is quite easy What is difficult and challenging is to transform it into a performing one For this on

15-08-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the worlds largest governmentfunded healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat will be rolled out on September 25 on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay The ambitious scheme aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually for over 10

15-08-2018

A businessman was arrested at Delhis IGI Airport on Thursday after he screamed bomb at a boarding gate and threatened to crash a plane  According to CISF officers the man was identified as Amar Chaudhary a businessman who sells electronic goods He had arrived at the Delhi airport to board an Air Ind

15-08-2018

The halfburnt body of a 50yearold French tourist has been found in Tamil Nadus Avikkottai village The killing came to light on Sunday after the halfburnt body of M Pierre Boutier wrapped in a gunny bag was found in an irrigation channel Police arrested 29year old Thirumurugan a resident of Avikkotta

14-08-2018

Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon passed away at the age of 90 after suffering a cardiac arrest on Tuesday Tandon was admitted to a hospital in Raipur after he suffered a cardiac arrest earlier in the day He was appointed as the governor of the state on 14 July 2014Tandon has served as cabinet

14-08-2018

In an interview released by Madame Tussauds P M Narendra Modi had requested that Mahatma Gandhis wax figure be the first statue at the Delhi museum and not his The request was made after Narendra Modi was informed that his was the first wax figure to be included in the museum that opened doors to th

14-08-2018

The body of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee who passed away aged 89 on Monday will be donated to the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata for medical research Chatterjee had pledged to donate his body to the hospital in 2002 Chatterjees body was taken from the hospital to the Calcutta High Court whe

14-08-2018

NewDelhi A CCTV grab of a man who is suspected to have opened fire at JNU student activist Umar Khalid on Monday has surfaced online The CCTV footage recovered by the police shows the suspect fleeing from the spot  Police have recovered CCTV footage which shows the attacker fleeing from the spot Uma

14-08-2018

New Delhi The Centre has denied accusations that a Chinese company has been given a contract to print Indian currency The Ministry of Finance in a statement said Reports about any Chinese currency printing corporation getting any orders for printing Indian currency notes are totally baseless Subash

14-08-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a proposal seeking to issue hologrambased coloured stickers for vehicles in Delhi based on the fuel used The MoRTH told a bench headed by justice M B Lokur that hologrambased sticker of lightblue colour will be used for petrol and CNG run vehicles while similar s

13-08-2018

An unidentified man opened fire at JNU student activist Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club of India in New Delhi where he had gone to attend an event As per Khalid and his friends two men approached them and one of them had a pistol They alleged that two shots were fired at Khalid however the JNU

13-08-2018

ISRO has announced its plans to launch incubators across India to support startups working on building newer solutions in rocketry communication satellites and applications based on remote sensing data The idea is to help space startups as well as exploit them commercially to create a strong space e

13-08-2018

A  40yearold man has been arrested for allegedly burning a copy of the Constitution of India in protest against the amendments in the SCST Act The accused had also shouted slogans against Dalit icon BR Ambedkar who is known as the Father of the Constitution The Complaint filed by Akhil Bhartiya Bhee

13-08-2018

Chennai The Madras High Court dismissed all petitions against the burial of former CM and DMK Chief Karunanidhi at the Marina Beach and ruled in favour of the DMK Earlier the ruling AIDMK head refused to allot the land citing legal complications The DMK had requested burial space next to Karunanidhi

08-08-2018

Chennai President Kovind on Sunday visited ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi at the Hospital and enquired about his healthAt the hospital the President Briefly interacted with Karunanidhis son and DMK working president M K Stalin and DMK MP KanimozhiThe President who arrived here from Hyderabad dro

05-08-2018

Two days after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Kalaignar M Karunanidhi was rushed to hospital for emergency medical treatment a photograph of the ailing leader has been released The photo tweeted by those managing the official Twitter account of Karunanidhi shows Vice President Venkaiah Naidu payin

29-07-2018

Chennai A lion cub Tamil nadus Vabdalur Zoo was named Jaya after late chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Jayalalitha Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami named the lion club after the late AIADMK supremo as she was always known as a lioness a lady with the iron firstE Palaniswami has named another male cu

26-07-2018

Continuing its flurry of arrests the special investigation team SIT probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh picked up 50 years old Rajesh Bangera from Madikeri in Kodagu district Bangera was produced before a magistrate on Tuesday and has been remanded in police custody till August 6This is t

26-07-2018

Two lakshareTaiba terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in kashmirs anantang following an intelligence input about their presence inside a house the police has said The police said this was a difficult operation as it was in a crowded locality All civilians were evacuated and t

26-07-2018

The Bihar government will now grant facility of reservation in promotion to the scheduled castesScheduled Tribes personnel in its servicesThe decision has been taken following an advice received from the  Union Personnel and Training Department in the ligt of the order passed by the Supreme Court on

22-07-2018

The ATM operations industry on Fridays said an investment of Rs 100 crore will be needed to recalibrate 24 lakh ATM across the country to make them ready for dispensing new Rs100 notes Over 12 months of time will be needed for recalibration said Hitachi Payment Services Managing Director RBI on Thur

21-07-2018

Lucknow As per the last wish of noted poet and lyricist Gopal Das Neeraj his body will be donated to the students of the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Aligarh Muslim University instead of cremationNeeraj had a breathed his last at AIIMS in New Delhi on Thursday at the age of 94 As per the fami

21-07-2018

Uttarakashi A team of mountaineers found the wreckage of an AN12 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in 1968 and body of one the 102 soldiers on board at Dhaka glacier in Himachal Pradesh The plane crashed in the lahaul valley of Himachal Pradesh while flying from Chandigarh to Leh on February

21-07-2018

Indian womens T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur has come down hard at the criticism she is facing for allegedly producing a fake graduation degree that earned her a job of a Deputy Superintendent in Punjab PoliceAccording to report Punjab Police who had given Kaur the rank of a Deputy Superintendent aft

14-07-2018

New Delhi The supreme court maintained that no tax will be levied on the Delhi Noida Direct DND flyway for now The court was hearing a plea filed by the Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited NTBCL against an Allahabad High Court orderAllahabad High Court had on October 26 2016 ordered that no toll would

14-07-2018

A video showing waterlogging and leakage inside the Delhi Secretariat has emerged after heavy rain was reported in the area In the video several parts of the ceiling can be seen leaking heavily while water covers the floor of the room Meanwhile the meteorological department has predicted heavy rainf

13-07-2018

A19 year old student died during a mock drill conducted by the National Disaster management authority in a coimbatore college on thursday police said A video of the insident shows the girl N Logeswari standing on the ledge on the second floor of the college building and being assisted by NDMA traine

13-07-2018

Panchkula Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women their fingers will be chopped offKutta further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemesIf anyone dares to point fingers

13-07-2018

The Archaeological Survey of India ASI has issued orders to allow photography within the premises of centrally protected monuments hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned the logic behind the existing restrictions at an eventPhotography will be allowed in all of the monuments and archaeo

13-07-2018

New Delhi To discourage the practice of dowry and ward off false cases registered under the dowry prohibition laws the Supreme Court has recommended the central government to make it mandatory for families to submit wedding expenditure to the concerned marriage officer The Apex court issued a notice

12-07-2018

Hyderabad 30 people including 22 telecallers have been arrested by the Cyberabad police in New Delhi for allegedly cheating nearly 2000 SBI credit card holders to the tune of Rs 5 croreCyberabad police commissioner VC Sajjanar told reporters here they acted on a complaint that some unknown persons p

12-07-2018

Dada J P Vaswani the Spiritual head of the Sadhu Vaswani mission passed away on Thursday at the age of 99An acclaimed writer humanitarian philosopher and educator Vaswani excelled as a student and had obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the age of 17 He also wrote a thesis on The scattering o

12-07-2018

Lucknow The regional passport office here today transferred an official accused of humiliating an interfaith couple and expressed regret over the incidentRegional passport officer Piyush Verma said a show cause notice has been issued to the officer and he has been transferred with immediate effect

21-06-2018

Nirmala sitharaman visits Aurangzeb’s family in Jammu and Kashmir Defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday met the family of riflemen Aurangzeb who was abducted and later killed by terrorists in Pulwama’s GusooThe defense Minister met the family of deceased at his residence in Jammu and Ka

20-06-2018

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian will be leaving the finance ministry because of “pressing family commitments” and will return to the USSubramanian was appointed as CEA to the finance ministry on October 16 2014 for a period of three year

20-06-2018

Srinagar National conference NC leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday called for immediate dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and holding of fresh elections in the stateIn a surprise move the BJP on Tuesday pulled out of the threeyearold ruling coalition with the PDP in the state

20-06-2018

At least 5 people have died in a major fire that broke out inside SSJ international Hotel in Lucknow’s Charbagh during the early hours of Tuesday 19 June“More than 50 people were rescued from the building Cause of fire still to be ascertained If we find any lapse on hotels part during pour investiga

19-06-2018

Questioning who authorized Delhi CM Arvind Kejrival to sit on dharma at lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s house residence the Delhi High Court has said “You can’t go inside someone’s house and hold a strike there “The government advocate called the protest an “individual decision” This comes after B

18-06-2018

Patna Two Chinese nationals were arrested in a drunken state for violating the liquor ban in force in Bihar the police said on Monday The arrests took place on Sunday night“We have launched a probe to find out how they got the liquor ”Patna senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said The two w

18-06-2018

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday pitched for safety in Railways and said “any work related to safety will be given the highest priority”Addressing the media here Goyal said punctuality cleanliness and catering were 3 issues on which we’ve done reviews of 7 zones While efforts to improve

18-06-2018

New Delhi  After installing biotoilets in almost all the train coaches the Indian Railways is now mulling to replace them with ”upgraded” vacuum biotoilets Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has saidIn an interview to the media the minister said that to compete with the airlines replacing the biotoilets

17-06-2018

Kolkata In a most bizarre series of events a 55yearold women died twice the same day Sibani Biswas’ first death was when a hospital declared her dead However her family noticed her breathing as she lay on the funeral pyre She was then rushed to another hospital where she was declared dead upon arriv

16-06-2018

Parashuram Waghmare the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalistactivist Gauri Lankesh was her assassin the SIT probing the sensational case said today A senior official in the Special Investigation Team also said the same weapon was used to shoot Lankesh and ra

15-06-2018

BhubaneswarNew Delhi The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation IRCTC has brought in a few changes in the ticket booking system wherein passengers will have to be cautious before booking normal tickets as well Tatkal and Premium Tatkal tickets This apart IRCTC has clarified about refund in

14-06-2018

New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the fitness video he put out on Twitter as bizarre and ridiculousAt the Iftar party hosted by him Gandhi citing the video said Did you see the PMs fitness video It is ridiculousIt is bizarrethis is b

14-06-2018

The Aadharissuing body UIDAI has delayed the introduction of face reconition facility for authentication by one month to August 1 in order to get enough time to prerpare for a smooth rolloutUnique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told that some more time will be needed to pr

13-06-2018

New Delhi Thunderstorm accompanied with squall dust storm rain and hailstone is very likely to occur during next hours till 9PM over several areas in Uttar Pradesh The regions to be affected are gonda  Shravasti Faizabad Basti districts and joining areasAn advisory issued by metrological Centre Luck

13-06-2018

A Lesbian couple Committed suicide in Ahmedabad by jumping into the Sabarmati river after they threw a 3 year old girl into the water The girl was the daughter of one of the deceased women Gujarat Police said on MondayThey apparently committed suicide in the wee hours It appears that they first thre

12-06-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi on Monday evening Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS in the morning for routine checkup on the advice of doctors Vajpayees condition is stated to be stable nowWhile

11-06-2018

Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre KSNDMC in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike BBMP is working on a dedicate monsoon mobile app to alert local residents of impending heavy rain and flood in Bengaluru Currently KSNDMC has placed sev

08-06-2018

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind will not host an Iftar party this year at the Rashtrapati Bhavan “After the President took over office he decided there would be no religious celebrations or observances in a public building such as Rashtrapati Bhavan on taxpayer expense This is in keeping with

06-06-2018

The ministry of information and broadcasting has released Rs 617 crore towards the payment of salaries of three months for the employees of Doordarshan and All India Radio an official aware of the developments said on Tuesday The salary fund for the employees of AIR and DD the broadcast arms of Pras

05-06-2018

New Delhi Just like air travel now beware of carrying excess luggage while travelling in trains as wellAs a result of numerous complaints regarding excess baggage being towed into train compartments the Indian Railways has decided to strictly enforce its overthreedecadesold baggage allowance rules w

05-06-2018

Aizwal At least 11 people including 6 women were killed and 19 injured when the bus they were travelling is fell into a 500 m deep gorge in Mizorams Lunglei district on Tuesday police said The private bus was being driven by

05-06-2018

At least 15 persons lost their lives while 9 were injured in a dust storm that swept various parts of Uttar Pradesh last evening A UP government spokesperson today said that most of the deaths were caused due to the falling of trees and house collapse Moradabad bore the brunt of the storm with as m

02-06-2018

Bengaluru Congress and Janata Dal Secular JDS announced the cabinet expansion and portfolio allocation for their coalition in Karnataka on Friday with unambiguous reiteration that HD Kumaraswamy will be the chief minister for the full term and the two parties will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election

01-06-2018

A level2 fire broke out inside an office at Scindia House near Income Tax Office Ballard estate on Friday Five fire tenders present at the spot Later the level2 fire that broke out inside an office reached Level3 fire The five persons who were stranded have also been rescued No casualities have bee

01-06-2018

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on high alert following reports of largescale infiltration of militants in the valley from across the line of control official said today Friday 1st JuneThere are Reports of infiltration of over 20 militants into Kashmir from Pakistan occupied kashm

01-06-2018

7 persons were killed after a bus carrying 33 passengers rolled down a gorge near Chaila in Shimla district The bus was on its way to Tikkar from ShimlaAll the 7 persons including two women died on the spot while the 26 others have been injured The accident was noticed by a car driver who reported t

01-06-2018

New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said there were valuable lessons to be learnt from the results of the bypolls across the country in a reference to the need for United opposition for the 2019 general electionsCongratulations to all the winners in the bypolls across India Valuabl

31-05-2018

Communist party of India Red star leader Alik Chakraborty was arrested today from Bhubaneswar He has been leading the Peoples Movement in bhangar West Bengal over the construction of a power grid on agricultural land and in the heart of residential areas He had gone to Bhubaneswar for a checkup and

31-05-2018

New Delhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Modi over the cut in petrol and diesel price If this is your idea of a prank its childish and in poor taste he said while mocking PM Modi over reducing the petrol and diesel price by one paisa“Dear PM

30-05-2018

Panaji A Keralabased man who was kept under observation at a hospital in Goa after showing symptoms of Nipah virus has tested negative for the deadly infection The blood samples of the patient sent for testing to the National Institute of Virology in Pune have come out negative for the virus Goa Hea

30-05-2018

Hubbali Newlyelected Karnataka Congress MLA Siddhu Nyamagouda passed away in a road accident at Tulasigere cross near Bangluru on early Monday morning The MLA was returning to his constituency Jamkhandi from Goa He was one of the 78 Congress MLAs that were elected to the Karnataka Assembly in May 1

28-05-2018

Mandsaur Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Piplya Mandi village near Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh on June 6 the first death anniversary of 6 farmers who were killed in police firing during a protest there last year During his visit rahul Gandhi will hold a condolence meeting cum rally the Con

23-05-2018

The National Human Rights Commission NHRC on Tuesday sought a report from Gujarat government over the beating to death a rag picker who belongs to a Dalit community by five men in a factory Taking suomotu cognizance of media reports the NHRC said the incident raises a serious issue of violation of

22-05-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Shimla on Sunday He will stay at President’s Retreat in Charabra and will be accompanied by his family members Governor Acharya Devrat will host a dinner party for the President later in the day On May 21 Kovind who is on a 5 day tour in Himachal will attend

20-05-2018

For the first time the railways will use artificial intelligence to control air circulation sign ages and even supervision and maintenance work in the 1028 km long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110km railway line from Jiribam to Manipur’s capital city While the national transporter is already usin

20-05-2018

The Supreme Court today ordered live telecast of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly where Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has to prove his majorityThe floor test is scheduled for 4 pmThe bench also made it clear that no other item in the agenda shall be taken up during the trust voteThe bench s

19-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Friday commenced hearing on the Congress JDS combine petition challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s decision of inviting the BJP to form the government in Karnataka According to the reports the 3 judge bench was of the view that floor test should be conducted on Saturd

18-05-2018

A border Security Force BSF soldier was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s RS Pura sector early on Friday 18 May medias reports Two civilians and one security personnel were also reportedly injured in the attack Sitaram Upadhyay who lost his life in ceasefire violation

18-05-2018

The north Eastern Railway plans to deploy women police personnel on trains during night hours as well as install panic button in coaches with a view to strengthening the security of women passengers in trains Since the Railways are focusing on women and child safety this year it plans the deployment

16-05-2018

Newdelhi In a major decision the centre today asked security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan The decision has been taken to help the peace loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment a home ministry spokesperson said The Security force

16-05-2018

Newdelhi In order to boost public transport infrastructure the Union Cabinet has approved an extension of Delhi Metro corridor from Noida City Centre to Sector 62 Noida in Uttar Pradesh The extension will cover a length of 6675 km at the total completion cost of Rs 1967 croresThe extension of Delhi

16-05-2018

Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar will expectedly serve a second term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council after he was elected unopposed by the governing body’s BoardThis will be his second consecutive term as ICC Chairman having being elected to the post previously

15-05-2018

 Justice J Chelameswar who earlier refused to attend his own farewell has now decided to not sit with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on his last working day on May 18 FridayThough Justice Chelameswar will formally retire on June 22 as the last working day for him falls during summer vacation his

15-05-2018

At least 40 people mostly tribals are feared drowned in Godavari river when a boat capsized during inclement weather in Andhra Pradeshs East Godavari district Tuesday eveningAccording to initial reports the boat with around 50 passengers was going from Kondamodalu tribal hamlet on the banks of the r

15-05-2018

An airconditioned rake of the Kolkata Metro Railway saw its journey disrupted twice after smoke was seen coming out from one of the coaches following a technical snagAround 3 pm the AC rake from Dumdum station had to halt at Belgachia station and the passengers had to deboard as smoke was seen in th

15-05-2018

 More than 12 people have died after portion of an under construction flyover collapsed near Cantt railway station in Varanasi on TuesdayAccording to reports at least 50 people including labourers are feared trapped under the debrisThe injured have been rushed to nearby hospitalNDRF team has reached

15-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider on May 16 a plea by three witnesses in the Kathua gangrape and murder caseThe witnesses claimed that they are being harassed by the state policeA bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud posted the petition for

15-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre and all states on a plea seeking a ban on the practice of private hospitals fleecing patients by forcing them to buy medicines from their own pharmacies with an inflated priceA bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao issued a noti

15-05-2018

Issuing a fresh set of dos and donts for civil pensioners the Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions has also ruled out photographs with coloured and dark glasses and long hair covering the eyesDo not pasteupload black and white photographs Dimensions of photographs and signature shoul

14-05-2018

Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at state secretariat on MondayADAG has taken up power and infrastructure projects in Visakhapatnam and Nellore districtsAnil Ambani reportedly held a discussion on the progress of tho

14-05-2018

Communist Party of India Marxist CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday called incidents of violence during West Bengal Panchayat Election a complete destruction of democracyThis is nothing but complete destruction of democracy The Election Commission is not giving time to political repres

14-05-2018

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday 14 May underwent a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS in DelhiBoth the donor