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Delhi: Sharpshooter of Kapil Sangwan gang arrested
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 7:19:42 PM IST
The Special Cell of Delhi Police have arrested a 27-year-old sharpshooter of gangster Kapil Sangwan from Kakrola Road in Delhi, said police on Sunday. ... read..


Delhi police bust honeytrap gang involved in extorting money, arrest kingpin
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 7:19:39 PM IST
Delhi Crime Branch sleuths busted a gang involved in honey-trapping people and also arrested its kingpin, identified as Neeraj. ... read..


AAP continues its attack on Channi over 'sand mining' in his constituency
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 7:19:37 PM IST
Keeping up the attack on the Congress-led government in Punjab, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday questioned Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi whether he visited a different mining site which has not been mentioned by Raghav Chadha ... read..


Maj Gen Abhijit Pendharkar takes over as GoC 28 infantry division
Srinagar | Sunday, 2021 7:15:08 PM IST
Major General Abhijit S. Pendharkar took over the reins as General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the elite Vajr Division from Major General V.M.B. Krishnan, who moved to the prestigious appointment of Commandant, Counter Insurgency Jungle Warfare School, Va ... read..


UP to light up like Diwali on Kashi Vishwanath corridor launch day
Varanasi | Sunday, 2021 7:15:08 PM IST
With the inauguration of Kashi Vishwanath corridor in Varanasi on December 13, the whole of Uttar Pradesh will be lit up similar to Diwali-like celebrations. This year the people of the state will invoke Lord Shiva in their homes by lighting lamps on the ... read..


BJP found new allies in Amarinder and Dhindsa to promote divisive designs in Punjab: CM Channi
Chandigarh (Punjab) | December 5, 2021 6:50:14 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party had now zeroed in on Captain Amarinder Singh and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa as new allies to fill the space vacated by the Shiromani Akali Dal to promote its divisiv ... read..


BJP will win 2023 Rajasthan Assembly polls with two-third majority, says Amit Shah in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 6:50:09 PM IST
Ahead of the 2023 Rajasthan assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday exuded confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win the polls with a two-thirds majority and will form the government in the state. ... read..


Congress using money power to win Council polls, depth of depravity is clear in party: Karnataka CM Bommai
Attibele (Karnataka) | December 5, 2021 6:50:05 PM IST
The Congress has lost people's support and is going to an extent of using money power to win the legislative council election, said Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai here on Sunday. ... read..


BJP will win 2023 Rajasthan Assembly polls with two-third majority, says Amit Shah
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 6:50:01 PM IST
Ahead of the 2023 Rajasthan assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday exuded confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win the polls with a two-third majority and will form the government in the state. ... read..


President's standard to be awarded to 22 killer squadron
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 6:50:00 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind will award the President's Standard to the 22nd Missile Vessel Squadron, also known as the Killer Squadron at a ceremonial parade to be held at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on December 8. ... read..


Prunes may be helpful in controlling holiday cravings: Study
Sacramento | December 5, 2021 6:49:58 PM IST
New research by the University of Liverpool has found that the intake of prunes can help control appetite and reduce overall caloric consumption. ... read..


Three BSP leaders likely to join Samajwadi Party ahead of 2022 UP polls
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 6:49:53 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party might face another setback ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, as BSP leaders Vinay Shankar Tiwari, Kushal Tiwari and Ganesh Shankar Pandey might join the Samajwadi Party soon, sources said. ... read..


Nagaland civilian killings: Internet, SMS services suspended in Mon district, SIT to probe
Kohima (Nagaland) | December 5, 2021 6:49:52 PM IST
A day after the reported civilian killings in Nagaland's Mon district by security forces, the State government on Sunday prohibited all mobile internet, data services, bulk SMS of all providers in the entire area of Mon district with immediate effect. ... read..


Kerala CPI-M dist conferences to commence from Dec 10
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
The district conferences of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kerala unit, which is ruling the state since 2016, will commence from December 10 onwards. ... read..


Xiaomi Redmi K50 series reportedly launching in February 2022
Beijing | December 5, 2021 6:19:14 PM IST
As per new reports, Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi's K50 series is tentatively scheduled to go official towards the end of February 2022. ... read..


Mayawati condemns lathi-charge on students protesting over teachers' recruitment in Lucknow
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 6:19:12 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday condemned the alleged lathi-charge on students protesting over teachers' recruitment in Lucknow. ... read..


AIIMS Bilaspur will be made functional within next six months: Anurag Thakur
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 6:19:11 PM IST
Union Sports and Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Sunday that the All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Bilaspur will be made functional within the next six months. ... read..


ED records Param Bir Singh's statement in Rs 100 cr money laundering case against Anil Deshmukh
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 6:19:06 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate recorded the statement of former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in connection with the Rs 100 crore money laundering case against ex-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, said the ED on Sunday. ... read..


Nagaland Governor strongly condemns 'killing of civillians', says court of inquiry instituted against army personnel involved
Kohima (Nagaland) | December 5, 2021 6:19:04 PM IST
Nagaland Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday condemned the killings of civilians by security forces in Oting village in the Mon district of the state. ... read..


Himachal Pradesh the first state to achieve 100 pc full COVID-19 vaccination of eligible population: Anurag Thakur
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 6:19:02 PM IST
Union Sports and Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday said that Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in the country to achieve the target of 100 per cent COVID-19 vaccination for its eligible population. ... read..


EC lodges case with Special Cell regarding fake messages
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
The Election Commission of India wants Special Cell of the Delhi Police to arrest persons behind circulating fake messages. One fake message that was circulated was -- EC will deduct around Rs 350 for not casting vote. ... read..


IIT-B makes you capable, disciplined and humble: BSE honcho Shankar Jadhav
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Ever since a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), Parag Agrawal, created waves by becoming the new CEO of Twitter Inc. last week, the focus is back on the renowned 63-year-old institution, its education strategies and the jewels ... read..


IIT Bombay: Breeding geniuses by the lakeside
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Nestled in a green jungle beside the picturesque Powai lake with misty-grey hills in the background, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) inspires and awes, as it promises to be the final academic destination for many students aiming to hit t ... read..


The men who created an enduring nursery of excellence
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Even as the Second World War was coming to an end, a motley group of people laid the foundation of the enduring edifice of India's scientific and technological soft power -- the IIT system. ... read..


From Raghuram Rajan to Sachin and Binny Bansal - IIT-D's power-packed alumnus
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
From Kiran Bedi, the first female IPS officer of India, to noted economist Raghuram Rajan to Sachin and Binny Bansal, the founders of Flipkart, the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) has produced some famous personalities who have played a great ... read..


From Sundar Pichai to Arvind Kejriwal, alumni keep the promise of the first IIT
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
'Yogah Karmasu Kaushalam' (Yoga is excellence at work) is the true spirit of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur (IIT-KGP). ... read..


Research finds new insights to fight against soft drinks consumption
Adelaide | December 5, 2021 5:49:01 PM IST
Flinders University psychology researchers, as part of an Australian Research Council Discovery project, have found potential individual responses and 'mechanisms' to combat the increase in the consumption of soft drinks. ... read..


MPs' suspension: Situation tense in Rajya Sabha, but Lok Sabha will function smoothly, says Adhir Ranjan
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 5:48:51 PM IST
As the two-day centennial celebration of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) concluded on Sunday, its chairman Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a senior Congress leader, said that the situation is tense in Rajya Sabha because of the suspension of 12 MPs, ... read..


Varun Gandhi is speaking language of the Congress: BJP MP
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 5:48:48 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha MP Harnath Singh Yadav on Sunday slammed a leader of his own party Varun Gandhi for criticizing the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged lathi-charge on protesters in Lucknow, alleging that he is speaking the lang ... read..


From Narayana Murthy to Arvind Krishna, IIT-Kanpur shines on global map
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
With IIT-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal being elevated as the new Twitter CEO, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -- the premier higher education institute in the country -- has once again hogged the limelight worldwide. ... read..


13 coal miners, soldier killed in Nagaland in case of 'mistaken identity' (Ld)
Kohima | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
At least 13 people, all coal miners, and a soldier were killed and 11 injured in an unfortunate incident of "mistaken identity" in Mon District of Nagaland, sources said on Sunday. ... read..


Religious leaders, musicians, chess players too pass out of IIT Madras
Chennai | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
Not only scientists, technologists, industrialists, businessmen and top executives have passed out of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M). ... read..


Nitish to launch 'yatra' to gauge women's mood over liquor ban
Patna | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will soon embark on another yatra across the state to gauge the views of women voters over the liquor prohibition law. ... read..


India sees 1-day rise of 2,796 deaths, new Covid cases at 8,895
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
India saw a single-day rise of 2,796 fatalities in the last 24 hours after Bihar carried out a reconciliation exercise of its Covid data. With this, the death toll in the country reached 4,73,326 even as the country reported 8,895 fresh Covid cases, the U ... read..


Navy Day celebrations held at INS Shivaji
Pune (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 5:19:01 PM IST
A 'wreath-laying ceremony' was conducted with Commodore Arvind Rawal, Commanding Officer INS Shivaji and Station Commander Lonavala laying a floral wreath at War Memorial to pay homage to the officers and sailors of the Indian Navy who made the supreme sa ... read..


COVID-19: Uttarakhand govt launches random testing, aims to conduct 25,000 tests per day in view of Omicron variant
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | December 5, 2021 5:18:59 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday said the state government would be launching random testing against COVID-19 with a target of 25,000 tests daily, in view of precautionary measures taken by the government in the wake of the new Omr ... read..


Himanta Biswa Sarma 'always engaged in communal politics,' alleges Congress
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 5:18:57 PM IST
Congress' Rajya Sabha MP Ripun Bora on Sunday slammed Himanta Biswa Sarma for holding Left and Liberals responsible for bitterness between Hindus and Muslims and alleged that Assam Chief Minister is creating divisions among minorities and polarizing the s ... read..


Another passenger from Singapore tests positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | December 5, 2021 5:18:56 PM IST
A day after two international passengers tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu amid the scare of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus, another passenger from Singapore tested positive for the infection on Saturday. ... read..


BJP govt in UP gave 4.5 lakh jobs in 4.5 years, says CM Adityanath
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 5:18:54 PM IST
Launching an attack on the Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that there were no new jobs during the SP regime while the BJP-led UP government has given 4.5 lakh jobs in the last four and a half years and no one can questio ... read..


Army helps avert massive fire at Baramulla in J&K
Srinagar | Sunday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST
The Indian Army helped avert a massive conflagration in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday. ... read..


How cutting back on processed foods helps in saving planet
Adelaide | December 5, 2021 4:49:25 PM IST
Reducing junk food consumption wil not only help you to stay fit but also save the planet. A new study published in the journal 'Current Nutrition Reports' has stated such an interesting observation. ... read..


Understanding of texts worsens with age: Study Understanding of texts worsens with age: Study
Washington | December 5, 2021 4:49:23 PM IST
According to psycholinguists from the Centre for Language and Brain, HSE University, older adults use their knowledge of the world instead of grammar more often than young adults to predict semantic relations between words when reading. ... read..


Vice President calls for moral resurgence in civil services to improve the delivery of services to the common man
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 4:49:20 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for a moral resurgence in civil services of the country to improve the delivery of services to the common man and to ensure the fruits of development reach the people, said a press release from the Vice Pre ... read..


Working of Public Accounts Committees should be flexible to match expectations of people: Om Birla
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 4:49:18 PM IST
The centennial year celebration of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament which was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in the Central Hall of Parliament House concluded on Sunday. ... read..


Amit Shah reaches Jaipur, to attend BJP state working executive committee meeting
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 4:49:16 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Jaipur on Sunday where he will attend the BJP state working executive committee meeting. ... read..


Tomato prices soar, touch Rs 100/kg in Chennai
Chennai | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
The price of tomato on Sunday touched Rs 100 per kilogram in the Koyambedu wholesale vegetable market in Chennai. ... read..


Plant based meat, replacing traditional meat
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
The uniquely diverse dynamics of India make it one of the prime treasures of savoury goodness. However, even though India's population makes up 18 per cent of the world's population, it has one of the lowest meat consumption rates in the world. But occasi ... read..


Shah condemns Nagaland killings, assures through probe
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah condemned the killing of around a dozen villagers in a case of 'mistaken identity' in Oting village in the Mon district of Nagaland. ... read..


Mumbai cyber cell arrests man for cheating women on promise of marriage, job
Mumbai | December 5, 2021 4:18:56 PM IST
Acting on a complaint from a woman, Mumbai cyber cell has arrested a man from Pune for allegedly cheating at least 10 women on the false promise of marriage and providing jobs. The victim woman had filed a case in this connection on December 2. ... read..


Amid schools shutdown, dropout rate goes up
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
With the shutdown of schools in many states including Delhi, lakhs of students are falling out of the eduction system. According to an estimate, out of two crore students who dropped out of school across the country, more than 20 lakh comes from Delhi alo ... read..


Several killed in Nagaland in case of 'mistaken identity'
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
In an unfortunate incident of "mistaken identity" around a dozen people and a security personnel were killed in Mon District of Nagaland. ... read..


Rain in plains, snow in mountains of J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar | Sunday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
Rain lashed the plains while snow occurred in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Sunday as the minimum temperature rose above the freezing point in Srinagar after over a week. ... read..


Uttarakhand CM announces inaugurates several development projects at Kashipur
Kashipur (Uttarakhand) | December 5, 2021 3:49:22 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday inaugurated several development projects at Kashipur in Udham Singh Nagar district. ... read..


We gave students laptops, UP govt resorting to lathi-charge, alleges Akhilesh Yadav
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 3:49:17 PM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged lathi charge on the teachers who were taking out candle march in the state capital Lucknow. ... read..


Bengal election commission likely to depend on state police for Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
The BJP has been demanding central forces for conducting the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Even Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has called on State Election Commissioner Sourav Das and sought clarification regarding the use and deployment of forces in the civi ... read..


Haryana for developing areas beyond 100-km NCR radius: Khattar
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state has asked the Centre that only the area up to 100 km should be kept in National Capital Region (NCR) radius and the area beyond will be developed by the state on its own level. ... read..


Goa Assembly polls 2022: Kejriwal promises Rs 1,000 per month to every woman
Navelim (Goa) | December 5, 2021 3:19:21 PM IST
AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday promised cash assistance of Rs 1,000 per month for every woman above the age of 18 years if his party came to power in the State in the 2022 Assembly elections. ... read..


Amit Shah meets 1971 India-Pak war hero Bhairo Singh Rathore in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 3:19:05 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday met Bhairo Singh Rathore who played an important role in the historic 1971 India-Pakistan war. ... read..


COVID-19: Omicron patient in Delhi fully vaccinated, has mild symptoms
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 3:49:15 PM IST
The Tanzania returnee, who tested positive for COVID-19 Omicron variant, has mild symptoms as he had taken both doses of the vaccine, informed Dr Suresh Kumar, Medical Director of LNJP Hospital on Sunday. ... read..


Complaint against K'taka Home Minister for his remarks on police
Chikkamagalur (Karnataka) | Sunday, 2021 3:15:08 PM IST
The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Hasiru Senehave lodged a complaint against state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on his derogatory remarks against the police in the Koppa police station of Chikkamagalur district. The video of Home Minister scolding po ... read..


Railway Police inspector, constable held for demanding bribe in UP's Barabanki
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 2:49:23 PM IST
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday arrested an Inspector and Head Constable of Railway Police Force (RPF) for allegedly demanding a bribe from a railway contractor in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki. ... read..


J-K govt organizes festival to promote tourism in Anantnag's Verinag
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) | December 5, 2021 2:49:22 PM IST
The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Anantnag district administration organized a day-long festival to promote tourism at Tourism Park, Verinag here. ... read..


Motorola Moto G51 5G coming to India on December 10
Washington | December 5, 2021 2:49:20 PM IST
Motorola is launching the Moto G51 5G in India on December 10. ... read..


Puducherry makes COVID19 vaccination compulsory
Puducherry | December 5, 2021 2:49:11 PM IST
The government of Puducherry has announced that COVID-19 vaccination is compulsory in the Union Territory with immediate effect. ... read..


Ahead of PM Modi's visit, Dharmendra Pradhan undertakes cleanliness campaign in Varanasi
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 2:19:03 PM IST
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday undertook a cleanliness campaign by cleaning the statue of India's first deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel at Maldahiya intersection in Varanasi. ... read..


MP Priyanka Chaturvedi resigns as anchor of Sansad TV show after suspension from winter session
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 2:18:56 PM IST
Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Sunday stepped down as anchor for a show on Sansad TV after being suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the entire winter session of the Parliament. ... read..


DMK, allies open new front against Centre over Dam Safety Bill
Chennai | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
The statement of DMK President and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday that the Centre had used its brute majority in the Parliament to pass the Dam Safety Bill is considered as a new war front being opened in Tamil Nadu against the Union gove ... read..


Capital pains continue to plague Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
Seven-and-a-half years after its contours were redrawn following the formation of Telangana state, the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh is still lost in search of its very own capital city. As the greenfield capital city of Amaravati wallows in the doldr ... read..


Raj Governor defies 'rubber stamp' positioning with many firsts!
Jaipur | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
The position of a Governor is often termed as a "rubber stamp" by experts in the political spectrum. However, Kalraj Mishra has been defying this positioning by making a mark with many firsts as Governor of Rajasthan. ... read..


Despite challenges, world's tallest railway bridge to come up in Manipur valley next year
Imphal/Agartala | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
Indias northeast region is the 6th most quake-prone belt in the world, the soil of the young Himalayan region is fragile and due to the heavy monsoon, the working season is very less. However, despite these challenges the world's tallest railway bridge is ... read..


Panneerselvam not an AIADMK member for 5 consecutive years: Ex-MP
Chennai | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
Even AIADMK Coordinator O. Panneerselvam will fail to qualify for the party's election condition of being a member of the party for five consecutive years, said expelled former MP K.C. Palanisamy (KCP). ... read..


West Bengal ranks below national average in rural wages
Kolkata | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
Though Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has occasionally said that the state government is committed to stand beside the farmers, agricultural workers and rural labourers, a recent report published by the Reserve Bank of India shows that the daily wage of t ... read..


Is govt's face-off with Opposition a well thought out strategy?
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
The face-off over the suspension of 12 MPs who allegedly created a ruckus during the monsoon session of Parliament could be a well thought out strategy of the government to engage the opposition on an issue which could have been a non issue. Otherwise, th ... read..


K'taka govt's decision to provide eggs to school children sparks debate
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
The Karnataka government has begun distribution of eggs to school children in seven districts of the state where the malnourishment indicator is alarming from December 1. The decision has angered a section of society who are demanding that eggs shouldnt b ... read..


'Ladki' is my tribute to Bruce Lee: Ram Gopal Varma
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 PM IST
Start the conversation with his cult-classic 'Shiva' that was released in 1990, becoming an instant hit in Tamil and Hindi, and filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma smiles, "But it was a blatant rip off of a Bruce Lee film, minus the martial arts of course. All I di ... read..


Navjot Singh Sidhu joins protesting teachers outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's residence
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 1:49:24 PM IST
Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday joined a dharna by guest teachers outside Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's residence. ... read..


Tanzania returnee tests positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai, officials suspect Omicron variant case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 1:49:20 PM IST
A man who came from Tanzania has tested positive for COVID-19 in Dharavi, officials informed on Sunday adding that the case is suspected to be Omicron variant. ... read..


Hyderabad man becomes India's first dwarf to obtain driving license
Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 5, 2021 1:19:06 PM IST
Gattipally Shivpal, who hails from Hyderabad, has become the first dwarf in the country to obtain a driver's license. ... read..


'Useless, futile', says Manish Tewari after Sidhu calls for trade talks with Pak
Ludhiana (Punjab) | December 5, 2021 1:19:03 PM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Sunday hit out at Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu over his statement on trade with Pakistan and said that it is "useless and futile" to hold any trade-related talks with Pakistan until the neighbouring country stops i ... read..


Winter session: Rajya Sabha shows signs of return to normal functioning
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 12:49:25 PM IST
After several days of the ongoing winter session of Parliament being washed away due to "disruptions and forced adjournments" amid Opposition ruckus, Rajya Sabha showed signs of a return to normal functioning as the productivity remained above 95 per cent ... read..


Centre committed in providing world-class technologies to BSF for border security: Shah
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 12:49:24 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday stated that the Centre is committed to providing world-class technologies to the Border Security Force (BSF) for border security. ... read..


First Covid Omicron case in Delhi after Tanzania returnee tests positive; 5th in India
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 12:19:38 PM IST
Delhi reported its first case of new COVID-19 Variant Omicron on Sunday. ... read..


Over 50 pc of India's eligible population fully vaccinated against COVID-19: Mandaviya
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 12:19:32 PM IST
Over 50 per cent of India's eligible population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya as he congratulated the people of the country. ... read..


Shiv Sena questioned Maharashtra BJP's silence over Gujarat CM's meet with business leaders in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 12:19:30 PM IST
After the Bharatiya Janata Party accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of 'diverting' businesses from Maharashtra to West Bengal, Shiv Sena questioned Maharashtra BJP's silence over Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel's Mumbai visit and his meeting with the busin ... read..


Yogi Adityanath slams previous regimes for ignoring development of eastern UP
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 11:50:42 AM IST
With months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday targeted the previous regimes for ignoring the development of the eastern region of the State even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate dev ... read..


Army regrets killing of civilians in Nagaland, assures appropriate action
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 11:18:53 AM IST
Expressing regret, the Army on Sunday said that incident of Nagaland killings is being investigated at the highest level and assured that appropriate action will be taken as per the course of law. ... read..


Amit Shah expresses anguish over Nagaland killings, conveys condolences to families
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 10:49:03 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed anguish over the reported killings in Nagaland's Mon district by security forces. ... read..


Study finds three factors why people inform themselves or not
London | December 5, 2021 10:48:58 AM IST
UCL researchers recently found that people choose whether to seek information or avoid it, regarding their health, finances and personality based on how they think it will make them feel, how useful it is and if it relates to things that matter to them. ... read..


Jaisalmer: Amit Shah participates in BSF's 57th Raising Day celebrations
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 10:48:56 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday participated at the Border Security Force (BSF)'s 57th Raising Day celebrations in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. ... read..


8,895 new COVID-19 cases in India, 2,796 deaths as Bihar reconciles data
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 10:48:55 AM IST
A total of 8,895 new COVID-19 cases and 2,796 deaths were reported across the country in the last 24 hours, informed Union Health Ministry on Sunday. ... read..


Nagaland Chief minister condemns 'killing of civilians', announces SIT probe
Kohima (Nagaland) | December 5, 2021 10:20:12 AM IST
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Sunday ordered a high-level probe into the reported killings of civilians by security forces in Oting village in the Mon district of the state. ... read..


Kerala: 1707 school staff in Kerala yet to take COVID-19 vaccine
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 5, 2021 10:20:06 AM IST
Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty on Saturday informed that there are 1,707 school staff who have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far. ... read..


Kerala: 1707 school staff yet to take COVID-19 vaccine
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 5, 2021 10:20:02 AM IST
Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty on Saturday informed that there are 1,707 school staff who have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far. ... read..


Cyclone Jawad: 18 NDRF teams deployed in West Bengal, sea at Digha turns rough
Kolkata (West Bengal) | December 5, 2021 9:49:22 AM IST
Ahead of the expected landfall of cyclonic storm Jawad at the Odisha coast near Puri around noon on Sunday, 18 NDRF teams have been deployed in West Bengal as the sea at Digha has turned rough due to cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal. ... read..


Karnataka: 29 students test COVID positive at private nursing school in Shivamogga
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | December 5, 2021 9:49:20 AM IST
Twenty-nine students have been found COVID-19 positive at a private nursing school in Karnataka's Shivamogga, informed Shivamogga Deputy Commissioner KB Sivakumar. ... read..


Delhi's air quality remains stagnant in 'very poor' category
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 9:49:13 AM IST
The air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the 'very poor' category on Sunday morning, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). ... read..


Omicron will be in major cities but with mild symptoms: Former CSIR institute Chief
By Shalini Bhardwaj

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 5, 2021 8:49:17 AM IST
The COVID-19 vaccines administered in India will be effective in the country's fight against the new variant of the virus Omicron and will provide a shield to vaccinated citizens of the country, according to a health expert. ... read..


Body with multiple stab wounds found in Delhi's Malviya Nagar
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 8:49:09 AM IST
The body of a 31-year-old man bearing multiple stab wounds was found in a park in Delhi's Malviya Nagar, the police said. ... read..


Odisha Govt signs agreement with Swimming Federation of India
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | December 5, 2021 7:19:50 AM IST
Odisha government, through its Sports and Youth Services Department (DSYS) and Swimming Federation of India (SFI) on Saturday entered into a partnership to develop, promote and expand the Swimming ecosystem in the state and India. ... read..


Heavy rush of pilgrims continue in Kerala's Sabarimala temple
Pathanamthitta (Kerala) | December 5, 2021 7:19:48 AM IST
Heavy rush of pilgrims continued in Kerala's Sabarimala temple on Saturday as over 42,354 people booked virtually to pay obeisance at the temple. ... read..


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