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Kanpur road accident: Sarh police station in-charge suspended for laxity
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 2, 2022 7:27:46 AM IST
After 26 people were killed in a road accident in Kanpur, the Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday suspended the station in-charge of Sarh police station for negligence. ... read..


5G technology will transform every Indian's life, says MoS Chandrasekhar
New Delhi | October 2, 2022 7:00:14 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Electronics and Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Saturday said 5G technology will transform the life of every Indian. ... read..


25-year-old man stabbed to death in Delhi's Sunder Nagri
New Delhi | October 2, 2022 6:29:42 AM IST
A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death by three men in North East Delhi's Sunder Nagri on Saturday evening. ... read..


Assam Police foils smuggling bid, rescues cattle in Nagaon
Nagaon (Assam) | October 2, 2022 6:03:10 AM IST
Assam Police on Saturday foiled a smuggling attempt and rescued 34 cattle heads from a bus in Nagaon district. ... read..


Crop diversification, improved irrigation, technology transformed Odisha's farm sector: CM Patnaik
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 2, 2022 6:03:08 AM IST
Highlighting the efforts of the state government towards the development and empowerment of farmers, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said that crop diversification, improved water provision and the use of technology have made a transformative im ... read..


Students from school set up by President participate in 5G live demo
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2022 5:15:11 AM IST
For over 100 students, teachers, and residents at SLS Memorial Residential School in Odisha's remote Pahadpur village, it was a memorable occasion and lifetime experience as they became a part of a unique live demonstrative class through 5G network on Sat ... read..


Special menu for inmates in Kolkata's prison during Durga Puja
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 5:15:11 AM IST
For the 2,500 odd prisoners at Presidency Central Correctional Home in south Kolkata, the coming four days from October 2 to October 5 will be somewhat different from the four days of Durga Puja festival. ... read..


Jamaat-e-Islami Hind calls aborting fetus a 'moral crime'
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) has called aborting fetus a moral crime, and appealed to the Supreme Court to review its ruling which has given legal abortion rights to all women, married and unmarried, up to 24 weeks into pregnancy. ... read..


Manipur govt to publish white paper on prohibition: CM
Imphal | Sunday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Saturday that the state government will soon publish a white paper on liquor legalisation in the state. ... read..


TDP Twitter account targetted by hackers
Amaravati | Sunday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The Telugu Desam Party's official Twitter account, @JaiTDP, was targeted by hackers on Saturday. The Twitter handle displayed the user ID 'Tyler Hobbs' instead of the political party's username. ... read..


13 firms signed pact to access data on ULIP: Govt
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP), launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the National Logistics Policy (NLP) on September 17, has received good response from the industry, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Saturday. ... read..


Top BJP leaders call for truce between OPS and EPS in AIADMK
Chennai | Sunday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The BJP's central leadership is urging for a truce between deposed AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and the party's interim General Secretary Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS). ... read..


Railway employees to get bonus equivalent to 78 days' wages before Dussehra
New Delhi | October 2, 2022 4:59:42 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Cabinet on Saturday gave the approval to pay Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days of wages to eligible non-gazetted railway employees (excluding RPF/RPSF personnel) for the financial year 2021-22. ... read..


CPI-M leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan no more
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan who was often referred to as the smiling face of the party's Kerala unit, passed away on Saturday at a private hospital in Chennai. ... read..


Kaziranga National Park to partially reopen for tourists on Sunday
Guwahati | Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
After four months of closure, the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR) will reopen partially for tourists on Sunday. ... read..


Chandigarh to host Air Force show
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Adviser to the Chandigarh Administrator, Dharam Pal, on Saturday reviewed the preparations of the Indian Air Force (IAF) air show to be held on October 6-8 at the famed man-made Sukhna Lake. ... read..


Bolstering national security top priority: Defence Minister
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said bolstering national security has been "our top priority since the beginning", adding that the allocation of a total budget of Rs 5.25 lakh crore to the Ministry of Defence in 2022-23 is a testament to that u ... read..


State machinery overlooks Durga Puja committee with Partha Chatterjee as former mentor
Kolkata | Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The hints were clear when despite two invitations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refused to come for the inauguration of Kolkata's iconic Durga Puja organised by the Naktala Udayan Sangha whose principal mentor and patron was Partha Chatterje ... read..


Delhi Police holds mock drills to raise its response level amid festive season
New Delhi | October 2, 2022 4:28:13 AM IST
In view of the ongoing festive season and to review the preparedness of forces in case of any terrorist attack or untoward incident, the Delhi Police is conducting mock drills across the city. ... read..


Mumbai: 1 killed in post-Navratri firing; killers nabbed from Guj (Ld)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
In a horrifying incident, two persons opened indiscriminate fire at a crowd dispersing after Navratri celebrations, in Kandivali west suburb, killing one and injuring at least three others, early on Saturday. ... read..


Hry police nab gangster of Lawrence Bishnoi gang after encounter
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana Police has arrested a gangster of Lawrence Bishnoi gang after an encounter and recovered foreign-made arms and ammunition from his possession. ... read..


Ten killed, several injured as tractor-trolley overturns in UP
Kanpur | Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Ten people died while several others were injured after a tractor-trolley carrying devotees overturned in a pond in Kanpur district. ... read..


Delhi: DCPs told to present reports on sexual harassment cases of last 5 yrs
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora has directed all the Deputy Commissioners to file a detailed report on all sexual harassment cases that were reported to the internal complaint committee in the last five years. ... read..


I2U2: A new geo-economic group on world map
Dubai | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
I2U2 is the newest alliance to be formed on the world stage, a 4-country alliance that is going to give a new direction to the world in business, economic, peace, and energy development. I -- India, Israel, U -- United Arab Emirates, US. ... read..


Worst is yet to come for global economy: Credit Suisse
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
In emerging economies, weaker external demand and dollar strength will weigh on growth, foreign brokerage Credit Suisse said in a report. ... read..


Two girls injured in acid attack in Jaipur
Jaipur | Sunday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Two unidentified bikers threw acid on two girls in Jaipur on Saturday. The girls were attacked separately at a distance of 2 km from each other. They sustained minor burn injuries and have been discharged from the hospital after treatment. ... read..


'Legislative intervention required to ensure IBC's objective is achieved'
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Experts say that the situation that has arisen out of this Supreme Court judgement in Vidarbha Industries case calls for legislative intervention to ensure that the objective of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is achieved as otherwise this can lead t ... read..


Amarinder warns AAP govt in Punjab to wake up against inimical forces
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday warned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Punjab to wake up against the activities of the forces which are inimical to the state and the nation. ... read..


Tharoor likely to make way for Shinde faction Sena MP as IT panel chief
By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | October 2, 2022 2:27:52 AM IST
The Standing Committees for both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha are likely to be reconstituted in the coming days. ... read..


Body of tiger found floating in river in Pench National Park
Bhopal | Sunday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The body of a tiger was found floating in a river in the buffer zone of Pench National Park -- a tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh, officials said on Saturday. ... read..


After anti-CAA agitation, Shaheen Bagh back in the news for PFI links
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, which grabbed the headlines in December 2019 due to the anti-CAA protests, again drew the attention of investigating agencies as the Centre cracked the whip on Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associates during the last couple o ... read..


Brown sugar valued at Rs 1cr seized in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2022 1:45:11 AM IST
Brown sugar valued at Rs 1 crore has been seized by the Odisha police during a raid at Havelipadia under Khordha town police station, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


103-year old voter honoured in poll-bound Himachal
Shimla | Sunday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
In the run up to the Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Electoral Officer Maneesh Garg on Saturday felicitated 103-year old retired government teacher Pyar Singh, who has been declared district icon, by visiting his house in Chamba town. ... read..


Delhi: Class 12 student shot dead by friend for not selling iPhone
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Not keeping the promise of selling an iPhone despite taking money from a friend proved costly for a 17-year-old Class 12 student, who was allegedly shot dead by his friend in Delhi's Batla House area, the police said. ... read..


Google's Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro smartphone pre-orders to start soon in India
New Delhi | October 2, 2022 1:28:50 AM IST
People who are in India and want to buy a flagship Google smartphone, will soon be able to do as the company has decided to offer its high-end device range in the subcontinent once more. ... read..


Scientists monitor vitals by embedding sensors into t-shirts
Washington | October 2, 2022 1:28:48 AM IST
New low-cost sensors in t-shirts and face masks that track breathing, heart rate, and ammonia have been embedded by imperial researchers. ... read..


Apple responds to junkyard crash tests not always triggering its detection feature
Washington | October 2, 2022 1:28:46 AM IST
As the latest iPhone 14 lineup was announced last month, these new devices have been outfitted with sensors and tech that can detect when a user has been in a car crash. ... read..


UP: Death toll in Kanpur road accident rises to 26
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 2, 2022 1:28:42 AM IST
The death toll in the Kanpur road accident in Uttar Pradesh, where a tractor trolley carrying pilgrims overturned, rose to 26 on Saturday. ... read..


New AICC Prez will be remote control of Nehru family: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi
Dharwad (Karnataka) | Sunday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Taking potshots at the election for AICC chief, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi stated on Saturday that no matter who becomes the President, he will be the remote control of Nehru family. ... read..


Kerala: Woman conductor hurls abuses at passengers, video goes viral
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
An purported video of a woman conductor of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) went viral on Saturday, in which she could be seen hurling abuses at women passengers. ... read..


Indore, Surat & Navi Mumbai bag awards for India's top 3 cleanest cities
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Surat (Gujarat) and Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) bagged the awards for India's top three cleanest cities having over one lakh population. ... read..


Assam karateka, his brother die in road accident
Guwahati/Sivasagar | Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Two brothers died after their scooter hit a roadside tree in Assam's Sivasagar district on Friday night, an official informed on Saturday. ... read..


Dr Rajendra Prasad College emerging as top medical college in country: Himachal CM Jairam Thakur
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 11:58:18 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said that Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Tanda is emerging as the top medical college in the country. ... read..


Hockey becoming popular among girls in Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir | October 1, 2022 11:58:16 PM IST
Hockey is becoming the new attraction for Kashmiri girls with its rising popularity. The girls are becoming passionate about the sport and it is also leading to empowerment of women in the valley. ... read..


Chota Shakeel's relative Salim Fruit sent to Mumbai Crime Branch's custody till Oct 6 in extortion case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 1, 2022 11:58:02 PM IST
Mumbai Crime Branch today took Salim Fruit, an accused in a Rs 62 lakh extortion case and a relative of Chhota Shakeel, into its custody from jail after a court sent him to Crime Branch custody till October 6. ... read..


MoS Meenakshi Lekhi interacts with artists and youth in Shimla, says preservation of culture important for nation building
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 11:57:58 PM IST
Union Minister of State for External Affairs and culture Meenakshi Lekhi said that cultural promotion and preservation are important for the nation's development. ... read..


Karnataka government to utilize services of senior citizens: CM Bommai
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 1, 2022 11:57:53 PM IST
A special scheme will be evolved to make use of the experience of senior citizens wherever it is necessary in the government works, said Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday. ... read..


Nalanda University launches multidisciplinary research centre on Bay of Bengal
Nalanda (Bihar) | October 1, 2022 11:57:51 PM IST
Nalanda University on Friday launched its Centre for Bay of Bengal Studies (CBS) on the occasion of World Maritime Day. ... read..


Kerala LoP Satheesan extends support to Kharge in Tharoor's backyard
Kochi (Kerala) | October 1, 2022 11:57:46 PM IST
The Congress leader and Kerala Leader of Opposition VD Satheesan on Saturday, extended support to Mallikarjun Kharge for party's presidential poll instead of Shashi Tharoor, an MP from Thiruvananthapuram. ... read..


SC notice to Tamil Nadu on appointment of govt employees in Hindu temples
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 11:28:23 PM IST
The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a plea alleging deputation of government employees for the administration of Hindu Temples in the State. ... read..


Goddess Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari adorned with notes, ornaments worth crores in AP's Amalapuram
Amalapuram (Andhra Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 11:28:21 PM IST
A temple decorated with flowers is a common sight but recently as part of the ongoing Navratri celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, a 135-yr-old temple of Goddess Vasavi Kanyaka Parameswari has been decorated with currency notes and gold ornaments worth crores ... read..


Durga Puja celebrations at CR Park from a non-Bengali's perspective
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 11:28:19 PM IST
With the sweet fragrance of the 'shuili' flowers scattering around and blending with the autumn breeze, it's an indication that the annual occasion when goddess Durga is commemorated for conquering the demon king 'Mahishasura' is finally here. ... read..


Several feared dead in Kanpur tractor accident, PM, Prez, Shah express condolences
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 11:28:10 PM IST
Leaders from the political fraternity expressed condolences after at least 10 people were feared killed and dozens were reported to have sustained injuries following an accident of a tractor trolley carrying pilgrims in the Ghatampur area in Kanpur distri ... read..


CPI(M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan passes away at 69
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 1, 2022 11:28:08 PM IST
Former CPI(M) Kerala secretary and politbureau member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan passed away at 69 on Saturday. ... read..


Arunachal Governor given additional charge of Meghalaya as Satya Pal Malik's term ends on Oct 3
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 11:28:03 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra has been given additional charge of Meghalaya as incumbent Satya Pal Malik completes his tenure on October 3, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Saturday. ... read..


Bharat Joda Yatra will change the future of country, says Telangana Congress chief
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 1, 2022 10:59:33 PM IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Revanth Reddy said that Bharat Jodo Yatra is a journey that will change the future of the country. ... read..


Four injured as swing breaks in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 10:59:31 PM IST
Four people were injured when a swing broke at the Ghantaghar Ramlila Ground here on Saturday, officials said. ... read..


Muslims organise Durga Puja for Hindu neighbours showcasing brotherhood in Kolkata
By Syeda Shabana Parveen

Kolkata (West Bengal) | October 1, 2022 10:59:27 PM IST
Showcasing brotherhood while also setting an example of humanity, people from the Muslim community organised the Durga Puja celebration in their locality here. ... read..


Tractor trolley carrying pilgrims overturns in UP's Kanpur, at least 10 killed
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 10:59:26 PM IST
At least 10 people were feared killed and dozens were reported to have sustained injuries after a tractor trolley carrying pilgrims overturned in Ghatampur area in Kanpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. ... read..


Cong's Jitu Patwari writes to MP CM Chouhan about students demanding completion of MPSSC recruitments
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 10:59:22 PM IST
Former Union Minister and Congress MLA Jitu Patwari on Saturday wrote a letter to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan about the protests carried out by students demanding completion of the process of MPSSC recruitments. ... read..


Adulteration in food items will not be tolerated: UP CM Yogi Adityanath
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 10:28:07 PM IST
In view of the festive season, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued instructions to start a state-wide campaign to ensure the purity of food items and said that "adulteration is playing with the lives of common people and it will not be tolerated ... read..


Andhra CM harassing those questioning his govt's failures: TDP
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 10:27:56 PM IST
The former minister and senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Alapati Rajendra Prasad on Saturday said that those who are questioning the failures and the atrocities being committed by the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy are being subject ... read..


Anurag Thakur launches Swachhata Abhiyan 2.0 in Prayagraj
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 9:58:04 PM IST
Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday launched Swachhata Abhiyan 2.0 in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj and called upon the people to join the initiative to collect 100 lakh kgs of plastic waste in the country. ... read..


Centre to kickstart month-long Special Campaign 2.0 from Sunday to reduce pendency in govt offices
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 9:28:32 PM IST
The central government will kickstart its month-long Special Campaign 2.0 from Sunday focusing on the timely disposal of pending references in government offices and departments, as well as a clean workspace. ... read..


Hyderabad is generating intellectual pearls: Dharmendra Pradhan at University of Hyderabad
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 9:28:30 PM IST
Hyderabad, which is known as the city of decorative pearls, is also a city that is generating intellectual pearls, said Union Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday, while addressing the 22nd Convocati ... read..


Defence Accounts Department celebrates its Foundation Day
Chandigarh | October 1, 2022 9:28:26 PM IST
The Foundation Day of the Defence Accounts Department, which comes under the Ministry of Defence was celebrated today in the office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Western Command) in Chandigarh, a government press release informed. ... read..


"If satisfied with party's working, vote for Kharge", says Tharoor
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 9:28:24 PM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday drew an analogy between the Gandhi family and the DNA of the party and said that no party chief can distance himself from the Gandhi family, asserting that he is contesting the party's presidential elections to b ... read..


New Congress President to be like a bulb with switch in hands of Gandhi family: BJP leader NV Subhash
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 1, 2022 9:28:22 PM IST
Regarding the polls of Congress president, N V Subhash, the official spokesperson of Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that the new Congress President would be like a "bulb" whose "switch" would be in the hands of Gandhi family. ... read..


BJP slams Rajasthan govt over rape of minor; says Gehlot busy in Satta Bachao, Rapist Bachao
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 9:28:18 PM IST
BJP national spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government over the alleged rape of a minor girl by eight men in Bhiwadi for months. ... read..


Uttarakhand secures second place in Blood Donation Amrit Mahotsav
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | October 1, 2022 9:28:15 PM IST
Uttarakhand secured second place in the blood donor collection under the Blood Donation Amrit Mahotsav organised by the Health department. ... read..


CM Jairam Thakur inaugurates Art and Craft Culture Centre in Himachal Pradesh's Manali
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 9:28:11 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated an Art and Craft Culture Centre 'Dev Lok' at Baragran Bihal near Manali in Kullu district on Saturday. ... read..


RailWire retail broadband connection now available on RailTel's Wi-Fi network at 6,105 railway stations across India
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 9:00:06 PM IST
RailTel on Saturday announced that customers of its retail broadband RailWire can now use their home broadband plans on RailTel's high-speed Wi-Fi network across 6,105 railway stations across the country. ... read..


Indore tops list of 10 cleanest cities in India as per govt survey, check it out
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 9:00:03 PM IST
Ranked first in the Swachh Survekshan 2022 Awards for the cleanest city in the country, Indore retained the tag for the sixth time in a row in the Centre's annual cleanliness survey, while Madhya Pradesh held on to the tag of the cleanest state. ... read..


Air Marshal SP Dharkar takes over as IAF's Eastern Air Commander
Shillong (Meghalaya) | October 1, 2022 8:29:43 PM IST
Air Marshal SP Dharkar on Saturday took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Indian Air Force's Eastern Air Command from Air Marshal R D Mathur in Shillong, officials said. ... read..


Unidentified bike-borne miscreant throws chemical substance at two girls in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | October 1, 2022 8:29:41 PM IST
An unidentified bike-borne miscreant threw a chemical substance at two girls near Vatika Road area under the Sanganer Sadar police station area of Jaipur on Saturday. ... read..


NSE money laundering case: Court takes cognizance of ED chargesheet
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 7:28:21 PM IST
A Special Court on Saturday took cognizance of a prosecution complaint (Chargesheet) filed by the Enforcement Directorate in a case related to National Stock Exchange (NSE) money laundering involving two former CEOs of NSE. ... read..


NIA Court further extends remand of 19 accused associated with PFI till Oct 6
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 7:28:18 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court of Delhi on Saturday extended the remand of 19 accused associated with the Popular Front of India (PFI) by five more days. ... read..


Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav strengthened noble cause of humanity: Mandaviya
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 7:28:16 PM IST
More than 2.5 lakh people have voluntarily donated blood under the Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday adding that it has strengthened the noble cause of humanity which will help immensely in saving many preci ... read..


Mumbai customs officials seize cocaine worth Rs 4.9 cr hidden inside sandal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 1, 2022 7:28:14 PM IST
Mumbai Airport Customs Officials arrested a woman passenger at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport for allegedly smuggling cocaine worth Rs 4.9 crore hidden in the cavity of her sandal, on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi CP orders DCPs to file report on sexual harassment complaints received in last 5 years
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 7:00:42 PM IST
Delhi Police Commissioner Sanjay Arora has ordered all DCPs in the city to file a report on the complaints of sexual harassment received by the Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) in the last five years. ... read..


Private madrasas in UP oppose govt's move to change class timings
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 1, 2022 7:00:40 PM IST
The private madrasas in Uttar Pradesh have come out in protest against the recent order of the state government to change the timings of the madrasas across the state and demanded to revert to the previous schedule. ... read..


Avalanche hits mountains behind Kedarnath temple, temple committee says pilgrims need not worry
Rudraprayag (Kedarnath) | October 1, 2022 7:00:37 PM IST
Pilgrims visiting the holy shrine of Kedarnath need not worry, said temple committee officials after an avalanche hit the mountains behind the Kedarnath Temple on Saturday morning. ... read..


"Any account spreading hate on social media won't be allowed to function": MoS Rajiv Chandrashekhar
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 7:00:35 PM IST
Union Minister of State Rajiv Chandrashekhar reacted to the Pakistan government's Twitter handle being blocked in India and said that any account that spreads hate on social media will be blocked by the Indian government. ... read..


Punjab Police arrest one more operative of ISI-backed terror module
Chandigarh | October 1, 2022 7:00:25 PM IST
Punjab Police on Saturday arrested a third operative of the ISI-backed terror module controlled by Canada-based Lakhbir Landa and Pakistan-based Harvinder Rinda. ... read..


Akali Dal, Cong finished in Punjab; people are fed up with AAP: Capt Amarinder Singh
Chandigarh | October 1, 2022 7:00:21 PM IST
Exuding confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will come to power in Punjab, former Chief Minister and BJP leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said that Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress are finished in Punjab and the people of the sta ... read..


Swachh Survekshan 2022 Awards: Indore ranked cleanest city in India, followed by Surat, Navi Mumbai
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 7:00:19 PM IST
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Saturday announced that Indore has been ranked as the cleanest city in India in the Swachh Survekshan 2022 Awards, followed by Surat and Navi Mumbai. ... read..


Congress presidential poll: Former Jharkhand Minister KN Tripathi's nomination rejected
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 6:29:28 PM IST
Former Jharkhand Minister KN Tripathi's nomination for the Congress presidential election was rejected on Saturday, said Congress' Central Election Authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry. ... read..


KCR starting national party to divert attention from unfulfilled promises in Telangana: BJP leader
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 1, 2022 6:29:23 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr K Lakshman on Saturday, attacked Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and said that he is starting a national party just to divert public attention from the unfulfilled promises of the Telangana Rashtriya Sa ... read..


Delhi petrol pumps not to give petrol without Pollution Under Control certificate from Oct 29
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 5:29:02 PM IST
In view of the increasing pollution levels, the petrol pumps in Delhi will not give petrol without a 'Pollution Under Control' certificate from October 29, said Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Saturday. ... read..


Lok Sabha Privileges Committee to hear Sisir Adhikari disqualification plea
By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | October 1, 2022 5:28:52 PM IST
The Parliamentary panel for Privileges has summoned Lok Sabha member of Parliament Sisir Adhikari to appear before it on October 12 in reference to the plea filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) demanding his disqualification as a Lok Sabha MP. ... read..


Northeast Delhi Violence: Court discharges five persons accused of setting shops on fire
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 5:28:47 PM IST
A Delhi Court hearing the Northeast Delhi riots case has recently discharged five accused for the offence of setting shops on fire during the riots in February 2020 in the Karawal Nagar area. ... read..


4 out of 5 CCLs can be tried as adults, says JJ Board in Jubilee Hills gang-rape case
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 1, 2022 4:59:17 PM IST
Juvenile Justice Board in Hyderabad pronounced that four of the five children in conflict with the law in the Jubilee Hills gang-rape case could be tried as adults, on Friday. ... read..


Loneliness, unhappiness increases ageing faster than smoking: Study
Washington | October 1, 2022 4:59:09 PM IST
The accumulation of molecular damage contributes to the development of frailty and major diseases associated with ageing. Some people's molecular processes are more intense than others, resulting in accelerated ageing. ... read..


SC transfers plea to Calcutta HC relating to certain areas in North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 4:59:07 PM IST
The Supreme Court has transferred the petition to the Calcutta High Court relating to certain areas falling under Mauza-Toushkhali in district North 24 Parganas in West Bengal. ... read..


SC to hear ED's plea seeking transfer of gold smuggling case from Kerala to Karnataka court on October 10
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 4:00:12 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear on October 10 the Enforcement Directorate's plea seeking transfer of gold smuggling case from Kerala to Karnataka court. ... read..


Telangana's per capita income more than financial capital Mumbai, says KCR
Warangal (Telangana) | October 1, 2022 4:00:09 PM IST
Telangana's Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao inaugurated the Prathima Relief Institute of medical sciences at Warangal on Saturday. ... read..


BJP to hold silent protest against deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar: Sushil Modi
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 4:00:07 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party will conduct a 15-minute silent protest near the statue of Mahatama Gandhi in Patna on Sunday to protest against the "deteriorating law and order conditions in Bihar," former deputy chief minister of the state Sushil Kumar Modi ... read..


Executive Committee of Mission Clean Ganga approves 14 projects worth Rs 1145 cr
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 3:29:04 PM IST
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) held the 45th meeting of the Executive Committee under the chairmanship of G Asok Kumar, Director General, NMCG and approved 14 projects worth Rs 1145 crores, said the Ministry of Jal Shakti on Saturday. ... read..


Technology has become democratic in its truest sense, PM Modi after launching 5G services
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 2:58:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched 5G technology services in India and said that technology has become democratic in its truest sense since even the poor of the country have always come forward in adopting new technologies. ... read..


Amit Shah to visit J-K on Tuesday; security review, public meetings on agenda
New Delhi | October 1, 2022 2:58:22 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will review the security situation, attend public meetings and lay foundations of various development projects during his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


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