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Telangana imposes salary cut for employees for May too
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Telangana government on Wednesday decided to continue 50 per cent salary cut for the employees for the month of May in view of the state's revenues reaching rock-bottom due to Covid-19 induced lockdown. ... read..


All shops except those in malls in Hyderabad to open from today
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 28, 2020 4:11:38 AM IST
The Telangana government decided to open all shops except those in malls in Hyderabad from Thursday. ... read..


'Little Kashmir' in Telangana: Tribal farmer harvests maiden apple crop
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Four years of hard work of a young tribal farmer in Telangana have literally borne fruit. ... read..


3-year-old falls into borewell in Telangana
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
A three-year-old child accidentally fell into an open borewell in Telangana's Medak district on Wednesday. ... read..


Oppn hits out at K'taka govt over naming bridge after Savarkar
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Ahead of the scheduled inauguration of a city flyover by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday, Karnataka opposition leaders came out against naming it after Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar. ... read..


'We take all matters seriously': SC on fake news on Tablighi Jamaat
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday, directing the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) be made a party to the pleas alleging a section of media was demonising the Muslim community in connection with the Nizamuddin Markaz incident in Delhi, said: "We take all m ... read..


3 children die at construction site in Patna, Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia announced for victims' kin
Patna (Bihar) | May 28, 2020 3:41:42 AM IST
Three children lost their lives after a slab fell on them at a construction site on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg here on Wednesday. ... read..


3-year-old child falls into borewell in Telangana's Medak, rescue operations underway
Medak (Telangana) | May 28, 2020 3:41:40 AM IST
A three-year-old child fell into an open borewell in Medak town on Wednesday, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Chandana Deepti. ... read..


Fire breaks out at hotel in Mumbai, no injuries reported
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 28, 2020 3:41:38 AM IST
A fire broke out in the second and fourth floors of Hotel Fortune building in Dhobi Talao here on Wednesday. ... read..


Churu bakes at 49.6 degrees Celsius, heatwave to reduce by May 29
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Churu city of Rajasthan once again recorded the maximum temperature at 49.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) asserting that the heatwave will substantially reduce by May 29. ... read..


Telangana CM holds review meeting on state's economic situation
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 28, 2020 3:11:40 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Wednesday held a review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan here on the state's economic situation. ... read..


SC seeks response from Centre, Assam on plea challenging delimitation
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Assam government and the Centre on a plea seeking to defer the delimitation of Assembly and parliamentary constituencies in the state of Assam until the completion of Census 2021. ... read..


SC on in-flight middle seat: Let interim arrangement continue till June 6
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a plea seeking modification of its order, which allowed Air India to fill the middle seats up to June 6 on its non-scheduled flights to bring back Indians stranded in various foreign countries. ... read..


Kashmir's Mela Kher Bhavani Mela cancelled
Srinagar | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The annual Kheer Bhawani Mela and Yatra, scheduled for May 30, will not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the J&K Dharmarth Trust, here on Wednesday. ... read..


N-R headquarters sealed after staffer tests Covid-19 positive
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Baroda House, which houses the Northern Railway headquarters in the national capital, has been sealed after a staffer tested positive on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..


Manipur youth creates 'Iron Man' replica out of electronic waste
Thoubal (Manipur) | May 28, 2020 2:41:39 AM IST
Enthralled by Hollywood superhero movies, a 20-year-old youth from Manipur created a replica of Marvel's iconic character 'Iron Man' out of electronic waste. ... read..


Woman found dead in Mumbai's govt-run Covid-19 hospital
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
A Class IV woman employee posted on Covid-19 duty at the state-run St George Hospital was found dead in an elevator in the hospital building, the police said here on Wednesday. ... read..


Decades later, Nehru remains most hotly debated Indian politician ever
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Four days after the Karnataka BJP blamed India's first Prime Minister for the country's migrant crisis, state Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa joined many in paying homage to Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary on Wednesday. ... read..


Cong SpeakUp campaign to highlight demand of migrants, poor
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The Congress will launch a 'SpeakUp' campaign on Thursday to take the voice of poor, migrants, small businesses and the middle class to the central government. ... read..


TDP leader accused of threatening tehsildar produced before magistrate in Andhra's Srikakulam
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) | May 28, 2020 2:11:40 AM IST
TDP leader Kuna Ravi Kumar, who is accused of abusing and threatening a tehsildar was produced before judicial first class magistrate here on Wednesday. ... read..


2 migrants found dead in Shramik train at UP's Manduadih railway station
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | May 28, 2020 2:11:39 AM IST
Two migrants were found dead in a Shramik special train that arrived from Mumbai at Manduadih railway station here on Wednesday. ... read..


Locust invasion warning in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
The Odisha government on Wednesday advised farmers to take preventive measures to save crops from the attack of locusts after the swarms spread to several states. ... read..


'Where's the promised money?' MVA govt asks Fadnavis, BJP (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
In a scathing attack on the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi on Wednesday demanded Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis justify his claims of the state getting huge financial help from the Centre to tackle the Co ... read..


Prepare micro-plan for opening schools: Sisodia to principals
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday directed all Delhi government school principals to prepare a micro-plan for opening the schools, saying common plan cannot go for all schools. ... read..


US-deported al Qaeda terrorist Mohammed Ibrahim Zubair sent to home quarantine in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 28, 2020 1:41:39 AM IST
Al Qaeda terrorist Mohammed Ibrahim Zubair, who was deported back from the US to Punjab last week, has been brought to Hyderabad and kept in home quarantine. ... read..


Telangana CM to unveil Kondapochamma Sagar Project on Friday
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 28, 2020 1:41:37 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao is set to unveil the Kondapochamma Sagar Project on Friday, which would pump the Godavari water to arid lands in the state. ... read..


Ensure better facilities in institutional quarantine centres: HP CM
Shimla | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday stressed upon the need to ensure better facilities in institutional quarantine centres so that the people have a comfortable stay there. ... read..


'India's Q1 GDP may contract 40%, states to lose Rs 30 lakh cr on Covid'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
As the pandemic and the nationwide lockdown severely hits the economy, India's gross domestic product for the first quarter of the financial year 2020-21 is likely to contract by over 40 per cent, according to an SBI Ecowrap report. ... read..


Punjab seeks fiscal stimulus of Rs 51,102 cr from Centre
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Amid mounting economic woes, the Punjab government on Wednesday decided to seek a fiscal stimulus of Rs 51,102 crore from the Centre to help the state tide over the financial crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and the prolonged lockdown that ensued ... read..


Kerala CM changes stance on diaspora returnees' paid quarantine (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday changed his stance after numerous protests broke out and said poor diaspora returnees won't have to pay for their quarantine arranged by the state. ... read..


Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece, nephew Class II legal heirs (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Wednesday declared J. Deepak and J. Deepa as the Class II legal heirs of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and suggested to the government that it convert part of the latter's residence as a memorial. ... read..


Telangana CM to unveil Kaleswaram Project on Friday
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 28, 2020 1:12:00 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao is set to unveil the Kaleswaram Project on Friday, which would pump the Godavari water to arid lands in the state. ... read..


Kerala confirms 40 new cases of COVID-19: Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 28, 2020 1:11:56 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that 40 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Kerala on Wednesday taking the total number of positive cases to 1,004 in state of which 445 are active cases. ... read..


Chandrababu Naidu demands to shift Dalit doctor to private hospital
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 28, 2020 1:11:52 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of Dr Sudhakar and demanded to shift the doctor to a private hospital. ... read..


Yes Bank case: Mumbai PMLA court sends Kapil, Dheeraj Wadhawan to judicial custody till June 11
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 28, 2020 1:11:49 AM IST
Mumbai's Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court on Wednesday sent businessmen Kapil Wadhawan and Dheeraj Wadhawan to judicial custody till June 11 in connection with the Yes Bank scam case. ... read..


354 departures, 288 arrivals till 5 pm on Day 3 of domestic flight resumption: Puri
New Delhi | May 28, 2020 1:11:48 AM IST
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that on day three of the resumption of domestic flights in the country, there have already been 354 departures and 288 arrivals, and the numbers continue to grow. ... read..


Scuffle between factions of YSRCP in Andhra village
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) | May 28, 2020 1:11:45 AM IST
A scuffle broke out between two factions of the YSR Congress Party in Payalakuntla village of Kadapa district on Wednesday during the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of village secretariat. ... read..


Daati Maharaj arrested for lockdown violation, granted bail
New Delhi | May 28, 2020 1:11:43 AM IST
Self-styled godman Daati Maharaj on Wednesday was granted bail after he was arrested earlier in connection with the opening of Shani Dham temple in Mehrauli here amid lockdown. ... read..


FIR in Aligarh after video showing 10-15 people dancing at wedding goes viral
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | May 28, 2020 1:11:41 AM IST
After a video went viral showing more than 10-15 people participating in a dance programme, a case has been registered for the violation of lockdown here on Wednesday. ... read..


Gujarat photographer sells customised masks with face printed on it
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | May 28, 2020 1:11:39 AM IST
With masks having become a necessity to contain spread of COVID-19, Billu Sharma, a photographer in Gandhinagar, is selling digitally printed masks customised with a person's face on it. ... read..


Suspended doctor admitted in Vizag mental hospital writes letter expressing concerns about treatment
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | May 28, 2020 1:11:38 AM IST
Dr Sudhakar, who was suspended for his remarks against the state government, arrested for creating ruckus at a public place and admitted at a mental hospital in Vizag on the grounds that his mental condition is not good, has written a letter to the hospi ... read..


R. Sreelekha to become Kerala's first woman DGP
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Kerala Police will get its first woman Director General when R.Sreelekha assumes office as the new head of the Kerala Fire and Rescue Services on June 1. ... read..


Himachal BJP chief quits, seeks probe into health scam
Shimla | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajeev Bindal, here on Wednesday, resigned from the post on moral grounds and sought an impartial probe into the last week's arrest of the state Health Director for allegedly seeking Rs 5,00,000 bribe. ... read..


Army's common entrance exam to be scheduled for May 31 postponed
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 11:41:50 PM IST
An Indian Army recruitment examination, scheduled for May 31, has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


IRCTC provides more than 78 lakh meals, over 1 crore water bottles in Shramik Special trains
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:41:48 PM IST
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has provided more than 78 lakh meals, over 1 crore water bottles in Shramik Special Trains. ... read..


CBSE students who went back to home states can write board exams in their districts: HRD Minister
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:41:47 PM IST
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday said that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to allow students who went back to their home states to give their Board examinations in schools located in their respective dis ... read..


Locust control operations stepped up: Union Agriculture Ministry
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:41:45 PM IST
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on Wednesday informed that locust control operations have been stepped up in affected states to combat the menace. ... read..


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauds performance of NDB
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:41:43 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday attended the Special Board of Governors meeting of the New Development Bank (NDB) and commended the 'contribution of the bank in funding infrastructure development, which has positively impacted the d ... read..


Need to arrest the trend of people travelling to Goa because it's safe zone: Digambar Kamat
Panaji (Goa) | May 27, 2020 11:41:42 PM IST
The Goa government needs to arrest the trend of persons who are travelling to the state, just because it is a safe zone and not because they are stranded elsewhere and are returning to a place they belong to, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on We ... read..


K'taka to launch 'Statewide Health Register' to maintain health database
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 27, 2020 11:41:39 PM IST
In a first of its kind initiative, the Karnataka government will soon launch 'Statewide Health Register', a project to maintain the health database of all its citizens, announced Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday. ... read..


COVID-19: TCS iON readies exam centers to operate post lockdown
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has announced a new standard operating procedure called Social Distanced Assessments (SD-Assessment) to help it conduct secure, proctored in-center assessments for recruitment and academic admi ... read..


2 out of 3 MSMEs are well-placed in lockdown
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Two out of three micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are well-placed to surge through the lockdown while 30 per cent are very strongly positioned, according to TransUnion Cibil and SIDBI market pulse on MSMEs. ... read..


MP people will give Scindia a befitting reply: Kamal Nath
Chhindwara | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Wednesday said that the state's people will give a befitting reply to former party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia who had switched sides to the BJP. ... read..


280 new COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, total count spikes to 7,816
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 27, 2020 11:12:02 PM IST
As many as 280 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths have been reported in Rajasthan on Wednesday. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh confirms 269 new COVID-19 cases, total count mounts to 6,991
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 11:12:01 PM IST
A total of 269 more people have tested positive of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total count to 6,991. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh: Youth climbs mobile phone tower to get his money from a buyer
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 11:11:59 PM IST
A youth climbed a mobile phone tower to get his money back from the buyer who bought his land but is allegedly not paying him the due amount for it. ... read..


National Research Centre on Litchi in Muzaffarpur rejuvenates old trees
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) | May 27, 2020 11:11:58 PM IST
National Research Centre on Litchi in Muzaffarpur has initiated 'buniyad purani, nayi kahani' to rejuvenate old trees. ... read..


China, India pose no threat to each other, shouldn't allow differences to shadow bilateral cooperation: Chinese envoy
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:11:56 PM IST
Amid the stand-off between the two countries in eastern Ladakh region, Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong on Wednesday said they pose no threat to each other and should resolve their differences through communication while not allowing them to oversh ... read..


Chhattisgarh govt decides to allow opening of shops for six days in a week
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 27, 2020 11:11:55 PM IST
The Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday decided to allow the opening of shops for six days in a week, although with all COVID-19 related precautions in the state. ... read..


State-run buses exempted from curfew restrictions in Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 27, 2020 11:11:53 PM IST
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday declared that the state-run buses are exempted from the curfew restrictions from Thursday. ... read..


Kerala has entered next phase of COVID-19 containment with people returning to state: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 27, 2020 11:11:52 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said Kerala has entered the next phase of COVID19 prevention and containment with people returning to the state and there is a spike in the number of cases. ... read..


Punjab Cabinet approves fee hike for MBBS in govt, private medical colleges
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 27, 2020 11:11:50 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday has approved fee hike for MBBS course in government and private medical colleges of the state. ... read..


NHAI gears up to ensure national highways are in good condition during monsoon
By Joymala Bagchi

New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:11:47 PM IST
The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has directed its Regional Officers (ROs) and Project Directors (PDs) to undertake the maintenance of national highways on top priority-basis considering the ensuing monsoon season. ... read..


Rain lashes parts of Kolkata
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:11:46 PM IST
A week after super cyclone Amphan struck West Bengal that claimed 86 lives, rainfall lashed out in parts of Kolkata. ... read..


76 new COVID-19 cases in Haryana, total count 1381
Chandigarh (Haryana) | May 27, 2020 11:11:44 PM IST
A total of 76 new COVID-19 cases reported in Haryana on Wednesday and the total number of cases in the state has gone up to 1,381. ... read..


Liquor shops in Kerala to reopen from May 28
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 27, 2020 11:11:43 PM IST
Liquor shops will re-open from 9 am on Thursday in Kerala, however, booking tokens online is mandatory for the purchase of liquor, Minister for Excise and Labour T.P. Ramakrishnan said on Wednesday. ... read..


23,217 arrested for violating lockdown norms in Maharashtra: Anil Deshmukh
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 27, 2020 11:11:40 PM IST
As the country continues to battle COVID-19, Maharashtra records over one lakh offences booked under Section 188 of IPC since lockdown, leading to 23,217 arrests and over Rs 5 crore of fine collection, tweeted Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on We ... read..


Rahul must apologise for his comments on lockdown: Dharmendra Pradhan
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 11:11:38 PM IST
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday hit out at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, saying that he must apologise to the people of the country for his comments that the government had underestimated the scale of the battle against coronavirus and India is ... read..


ED attaches 2011 Jodhpur hooch tragedy accused's flat
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said, here on Wednesday, it had attached a two-BHK flat of Amandeep Singh Bhullar in connection with probe into the Jodhpur illegal liquor case in which 22 people had died. ... read..


Haryana firm, 3 directors booked over Rs 100 cr loss to SBI
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), here on Wednesday, said it had registered a fresh case against Haryana-based Shakti Basmati Rice and its three directors for allegedly causing over Rs 100 crore loss to the State Bank of India (SBI). ... read..


Smartphone industry slowly getting back on track: Vivo India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
As the nation observes lockdown 4.0 and more people gear up to step out of their homes, the smartphone industry is also slowly getting back on track as sales are picking up at both online platforms and retail stores, Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, ... read..


Like Scindia, Aditi Singh removes INC from Twitter profile
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Aditi Singh, the rebel Congress MLA from Rae Bareli, seems to be going the Jyotiraditya Scindia way. ... read..


Tamil Nadu reports 917 new COVID-19 cases, count reaches 18,545
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 27, 2020 10:41:54 PM IST
As many as 817 people have tested positive of coronavirus in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. ... read..


UP received 1337 trains carrying migrants from various states: UP govt
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 10:41:50 PM IST
Gorakhpur has become the first district in the country to receive more than 200 trains, by which over 2 lakh migrant workers have returned, amid the ongoing COVID-19 induced lockdown. While 1337 trains have arrived in Uttar Pradesh carrying migrants from ... read..


Congress asks Centre to take 'country into confidence' on India-China standoff
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 10:41:47 PM IST
Congress urged the Centre to take the "country into confidence" and address its "concerns" regarding the ongoing standoff between the Indian and Chinese armies, as per the statement released by the party on Wednesday. ... read..


Jammu-Kashmir's COVID-19 tally increases to 1,921
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 27, 2020 10:41:45 PM IST
With 162 new COVID-19 cases being reported in Jammu and Kashmir, the total count reached 1,921 in the Union Territory on Wednesday. ... read..


Health Ministry issues advisory for re-processing, re-using of eye-protection goggles during COVID-19 fight
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 27, 2020 10:41:44 PM IST
The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday issued an advisory for re-processing and re-using of eye-protection goggles used by healthcare workers during COVID-19 fight. ... read..


West Bengal reports 183 new COVID-19 cases, tally 4,192
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 27, 2020 10:41:42 PM IST
Hundred and eighty-three new COVID-19 cases were reported in West Bengal on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 4,192, informed the state government. ... read..


Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally stands at 56,948
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 27, 2020 10:41:40 PM IST
With 2,190 new COVID-19 cases reported in Maharashtra on Wednesday, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state rises to 56,948, said the state health minister Rajesh Tope. ... read..


Karnataka temples to open on June 1
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
After more than two months, temples in Karnataka are set to open doors to devotees on June 1, according to an official, here on Wednesday. ... read..


Congress leader to SC: No plan to address migrant crisis
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
There is no nationwide action plan to address stranded migrant labourers' crisis, senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday told the Supreme Court, seeking to intervene in the matter where the top court took suo moto cognizance on the "unfortu ... read..


List pvt hospitals for free/cheap Covid-19 care: SC to govt
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, here on Wednesday, asked the Centre to consider free treatment for Covid-19 patients and identify hospitals where minimum or free of cost treatment could be provided. ... read..


79 COVID-19 patients recover in Odisha today
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) | May 27, 2020 10:11:46 PM IST
With 79 new patients recovering from COVID-19 on Wednesday, the total recovered cases in the State have reached 812, tweeted the state's Department of Health and Family Welfare. ... read..


Captain Amarinder Singh to announce decision on lifting of extension of lockdown in Punjab on May 30
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 27, 2020 10:11:44 PM IST
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will chair a review meeting with concerned departments over the COVID-19 situation in Punjab and will then announce the government's decision on lifting or extending the lockdown further. ... read..


China took 'four early', 'four concentrated' measures to fight coronavirus: Chinese Ambassador
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 10:11:41 PM IST
Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong on Wednesday said that China had taken "four early" and "four concentrated" measures in its fight against coronavirus and tried to achieve the goal of "testing all who need to be tested, hospitalization of all who n ... read..


Dargah Committee Nazim files complaint against unknown people for offering prayers at Ajmer Sharif Dargah on Eid
Ajmer (Rajasthan) | May 27, 2020 10:11:40 PM IST
The Dargah Committee Nazim has filed a police complaint against unknown people for flouting lockdown norms to offer prayers on the day of Eid-ul-Fitr at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, according to the police. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh: 2 brothers killed in road accident
Prakasam (Andhra Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 10:11:38 PM IST
Two brothers died in a road accident at Daggubadu village under Parchuru Mandal of Prakasam on Wednesday afternoon when a lorry coming from the opposite direction hit the two-wheeler they were travelling on. ... read..


Modi always plays on front foot: Law Minister hits out at Rahul
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "always plays on the front foot in the interest of the country". ... read..


'Safe' Goa needs to arrest trend of people flocking in: Oppn
Panaji | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The Goa government needs to arrest the trend of persons who are travelling to Goa just because it is a safe zone and not because they are stranded elsewhere and are returning to a place they belong to, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on Wednesday ... read..


Rare species of Babool tree found in Rajasthan after 68 years
Jaipur | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
A rare species of the Babool tree called Acacia eburnia has been found in Rajasthan after 68 years, said Dr Satish Sharma, an environmental scientist and retired Assistant Conservator of Forests. ... read..


Small temples' closure in UP affecting priests: Congress
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
The Congress has voiced concern over prolonged closure of small temples forcing many priests to go without wages during the lockdown. ... read..


36 trains are coming to West Bengal from Mumbai without our knowledge: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 27, 2020 9:41:46 PM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that 36 trains are coming to the West Bengal from Mumbai without the knowledge of the state government. ... read..


Army top brass discusses Ladakh situation during commanders conference
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 9:41:45 PM IST
Amid the ongoing tensions with China in Eastern Ladakh, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane and top commanders on Wednesday held deliberations on the security challenges faced by the country on northern and western fronts. ... read..


TDP holds 2-day long digital political conclave amid corona-induced lockdown
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 9:41:43 PM IST
At a time when the coronavirus-induced lockdown has put a halt to gatherings, the Telegu Desam Party (TDP) is organising its two-day annual political conclave -- 'TDP Digital Mahanadu 2020' -- beginning Wednesday via Zoom conferencing, making it the first ... read..


Special court in Delhi reserves order on AAP MLA's bail plea in doctor's suicide case
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 9:41:42 PM IST
A special court in Delhi on Wednesday reserved the order on the bail petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Prakash Jarwal, who was arrested in connection with the alleged suicide case of a doctor in the national capital. ... read..


Indian Railways refutes media reports of Shramik special trains losing paths, reaching wrong destinations
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 9:41:39 PM IST
Indian Railways on Wednesday refuted media reports, which claimed that 'Shramik Special' trains were losing their paths and once reached different destinations. ... read..


Protesters take to streets against Chinese anthem law in HK (Ld)
Hong Kong | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Hundreds of protesters on Wednesday gathered on the streets here against a contentious law criminalizing disrespect towards the Chinese national anthem, leading to the police making arrests and using tear gas on demonstrators. ... read..


No one can threaten Modi's India: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Amidst the rising tension in east Ladakh along the Sino-India border, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that no one can threaten Narendra Modi's India. ... read..


Naidu hits out at Jagan at TDP's first-ever virtual 'Mahanadu'
Amaravati | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
For the first time in its history, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Wednesday held its annual conclave 'Mahanadu' in online mode with party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu addressing 14,000 participants through Zoom video conferencing platform, to target Andhra Pra ... read..


TDP leader Kuna Ravi Kumar surrenders to police
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) | May 27, 2020 9:11:46 PM IST
TDP leader Kuna Ravi Kumar, accused of abusing Ponduru Tehsildar T Ramakrishna, has surrendered at Ponduru Police station. ... read..


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