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Giriraj Singh holds meeting with Odisha Minister over issues in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana implementation
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 12:27:27 PM IST
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Panchayati Raj Minister of Odisha Pradip Amat met Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday regarding the issues relating to the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Odisha. ... read..


Two arrested for child marriage in Assam's Barpeta
Barpeta (Assam) | August 12, 2022 11:57:11 AM IST
Police arrested two people in a case of alleged child marriage in Assam's Barpeta district on Thursday. ... read..


J-K: Tiranga Shikara rally held at Dal Lake
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 11:57:05 AM IST
The Youth Services and Sports Department of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday organised a Tiranga Shikara rally at the Dal Lake in Srinagar. ... read..


Is Elon Musk coming up with new social meda site X.com amid Twitter legal feud?
Washington | August 12, 2022 11:28:45 AM IST
Amid his ongoing legal battle against Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased a potential social media site of his own as a competitor for Twitter. ... read..


"Saw him lying in pool of blood", says brother of migrant labourer shot dead in J-K's Bandipora
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 11:28:43 AM IST
A migrant labourer was shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district last night. According to his brother, he saw Mohd Amrez, the deceased, lying in a "pool of blood" at midnight. ... read..


Karnataka: More than 25 arrested in connection with violence in Koppal
Koppal (Karnataka) | August 12, 2022 11:28:41 AM IST
Karnataka Police on Friday said that more than 25 people were taken into custody in Hulihyder village, in connection with a clash that broke out between two communities in the Koppal district on Muharram. ... read..


BJP takes on Kejriwal with full force over freebies remark
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:56:33 AM IST
The BJP has taken on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with its full force in refuting his claims about the BJP seeking withdrawal of subsidies in the education and health sectors. ... read..


India records 16,561 new COVID cases
General News | August 12, 2022 10:56:28 AM IST
India's active caseload currently stands at 1,23,535 and accounts for 0.28 per cent of the total cases. ... read..


6 dead after car rams into auto rickshaw, motorbike in Gujarat's Anand, accused arrested
Anand (Gujarat) | August 12, 2022 10:28:41 AM IST
At least six persons were killed after a car rammed into an auto rickshaw and motorbike in Gujarat's Anand district on Thursday and the accused has been arrested, police said. ... read..


Bihar war of words: Giriraj Singh vs Tejashwi Yadav
By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:28:32 AM IST
A war of words has broken out on Twitter between newly sworn-in Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and Union Minister Giriraj Singh. ... read..


Migrant labourer shot dead by terrorists in J-K's Bandipora
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 8:26:31 AM IST
A labourer from Bihar was fired upon by terrorists at Soadnara Sumbal in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, following which he succumbed to his injuries, police said. ... read..


Giriraj Singh raises concern over irregularities in PMAYG implementation in Odisha
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 7:27:51 AM IST
Union Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday raised concerns over several irregularities flagged by the Central team that visited Odisha to verify and review the status of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) or PMAYG schem ... read..


Union Minister Anurag Thakur congratulates Kangra Central Cooperative Bank on phenomenal growth
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:58:22 AM IST
Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Thursday congratulated the Kangra Central Cooperative Bank (KCCB) on its phenomenal turnaround. ... read..


Har Ghar Tiranga: Department of Posts sells over 1 crore national flags in 10 days
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:58:20 AM IST
Within a short span of ten days, India Post has sold more than 1 crore national flags, through its 1.5 lakh post offices as well as online, to citizens, informed the Ministry of Communications on Thursday. ... read..


CISF organizes Tiranga bike rally as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 6:58:18 AM IST
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday organised a Tiranga bike rally in Hyderabad as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. ... read..


Viral video of YSRCP MP Gorantla Madhav is not original: Andhra Police
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh) | August 12, 2022 6:27:45 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Police on Wednesday said that a video of Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) MP from Hindupur Gorantla Madhav, which went viral over the last week, is not original. ... read..


Delhi govt refuses to honour CWG22 winner Divya Kakran with reward as she represents UP
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:27:43 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj on Thursday said the Delhi government cannot give cash rewards to Commonwealth Games bronze medal winner Divya Kakran as she represents Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


Amit Shah to inaugurate National Conference of Rural Cooperative Banks today
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:27:41 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate a one-day National Conference of Rural Cooperative Banks organized by the Ministry of Cooperation and the National Federation of State Cooperative Banks (NAFSCOB) on Friday. ... read..


Odisha govt to distribute 30 lakh national flags free of cost to people
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | August 12, 2022 5:57:01 AM IST
Odisha Government has decided to distribute the 30 lakh national flag to the people of Odisha free of cost to celebrate the country's 75th anniversary of Independence. ... read..


BJP MLA threatens to stop Munawar Faruqui's show in Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Friday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui's proposed show in Hyderabad has once again triggered a row with a BJP MLA from the city threatening to stop the programme and beat up the artiste. ... read..


Aguada Jail Museum to be thrown open to public from September 1
Panaji (Goa) | August 12, 2022 4:57:44 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that the Aguada Jail and the museum which is dedicated to the freedom struggle along with galleries will be opened for the general public from September 1. ... read..


CBI gets 10-day custody of TMC leader Anubrata Mondal in cattle smuggling case
Asansol (West Bengal) | August 12, 2022 4:57:43 AM IST
Arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Anubrata Mondal was on Thursday sent to 10-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till August 20 by a special CBI court of Asansol in connection with cattle smuggling case. ... read..


Six died after car rams into auto rickshaw, motorbike in Gujarat's Anand
Anand (Gujarat) | August 12, 2022 4:57:41 AM IST
As many as six persons were killed after a car rammed into an auto rickshaw and motorbike near Dali village of Sojitra tehsil of Anand district of Gujarat on Thursday evening, police said. ... read..


Centre spending taxpayers' money to waive loans of super rich: Kejriwal
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday weighed in on the freebie debate and raised doubts over the Central government's finances while questioning its policies. ... read..


Delhi LG orders FIR against 11 ex-DDA officials, withdrawal of pension benefits
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, V.K. Saxena, in his capacity as Chairman of Delhi Development Authority (DDA), ordered on Thursday to register an FIR against 11 former DDA officials in a nine-year-old case of financial misappropriation and violation of Coda ... read..


Minister agrees to allocate 8 lakh houses to Odisha under PMAY
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh has agreed to allocate additional 8 lakh houses to Odisha under PMAY scheme. ... read..


Karnataka HC abolishes ACB formed by Siddaramaiah govt, transfers cases to Lokayukta Police
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 12, 2022 4:28:10 AM IST
The Karnataka High Court on Thursday abolished the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), formed by the Congress government headed by Siddaramaiah in 2016 and transferred all pending cases before the ACB to the Lokayukta Police division. ... read..


Isaac doesn't need not to appear till Aug 17, ED tells Kerala HC (Ld)
Kochi | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday told the Kerala High Court that two-time state's former Finance Minister Thomas Isaac does need not to appear before it until next Wednesday (August 17). ... read..


Fire at Hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar brought under control, all evacuated safely
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | August 12, 2022 3:57:47 AM IST
A massive fire that broke out at Alento hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar area has been bought under control. ... read..


Har Ghar Tiranga: Assam CM visiting homes of senior citizens to gift Tricolour
Guwahati (Assam) | August 12, 2022 3:57:43 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said he is visiting the homes of senior citizens in Guwahati and gifting one national flag to each one of them under the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign. ... read..


TN Education Minister visits parents of girl who died by suicide in Kallakurichi
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 11:57:07 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Education Minister Anbil Mahesh on Thursday visited the residence of a 17-year-old girl, who died by suicide after alleged torture by teachers last month in Kallakurichi. ... read..


Six killed in J&K suicide attack; injured soldier succumbs (2nd Ld)
Jammu | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
An army soldier who was injured while fighting the terrorists on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district succumbed to his critical injuries in the hospital. ... read..


Gurugram: Woman's condition critical after Pitbull attack
Gurugram | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A 36-year-old woman has been admitted to the hospital in a critical condition after she was attacked by a Pitbull dog here, causing serious injuries. ... read..


OnePlus' upcoming Nord Watch to available in two shapes, five variants
Shenzhen | August 12, 2022 3:26:28 AM IST
Five variations of OnePlus' rumoured Nord Watch budget-friendly wearable are most likely to be offered. ... read..


Vedic scriptures like Manusmriti give respect to women: Justice Prathiba Singh
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Delhi High Court Justice Prathiba M. Singh has said that Vedic scriptures like Manusmriti have always given a very respectable position to women, adding that our ancestors knew very well how to respect them. ... read..


Smoking-on-plane video: SpiceJet says passenger was put on no-flying list for 15 days, Bobby Kataria claims it was dummy plane
Gurugram (Haryana) | August 12, 2022 2:57:15 AM IST
After a video of a man smoking inside a SpiceJet flight surfaced on the internet, the carrier aircraft on Thursday said that the action was taken as the passenger was put on a no-flying list by the airline for 15 days in February 2022. ... read..


IAF band conducts 'symphony band performance' in Hyderabad to inspire young to take up armed forces as their career
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 2:57:13 AM IST
As a part of the "Swarnim Vijay Varsh" and "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav" celebrations, the Indian Air Force (IAF) band performed a grand "Symphony Band Show" in the hallowed precinct of the historic Golconda Fort in Hyderabad on Thursday. ... read..


Cattle smuggling scam: Trinamool starts distancing itself from Anubrata Mondal
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Following his arrest by the CBI in connection with the cattle smuggling case in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress leadership has started distancing itself from the party's strongman and Birbhum district head Anubrata Mondal. ... read..


No one can force ration card holders to buy national flag: Haryana CM
Chandigarh | Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said no one can force the ration card holders to buy the national flag along with the ration. ... read..


After a long gap, flight to connect Silchar with Imphal, Aizawl
Silchar | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
After a gap of 10 years, the air connectivity between Silchar -- the second populous city of Assam, and Manipur capital Imphal is set to resume from October. ... read..


Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini moves SC seeking premature release
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has moved the Supreme Court seeking premature release. ... read..


CM Eknath Shinde snubs Thackeray again, drops Shiv Sena from BAC meet
Mumbai | Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
In a fresh snub to ex-CM Uddhav Thackeray, his Shiv Sena faction in the Maharashtra Assembly was dropped from the crucial Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meet to prepare for the upcoming Monsoon Session of the Legislature. ... read..


Valiant Tulu queen who united Hindus, Muslims against the Portuguese
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Rani Abbakka, the great Tulu queen regarded as the first female freedom fighter of India, is not only known for her valour who repulsed the Portuguese army, but also her strength to unite people of different faiths against the armed forces of a foreign st ... read..


Rs 1,000cr disbursed to farming communities in Meghalaya
Shillong | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Thursday said over Rs 1,000 crore has been disbursed to the farming communities in the state through different welfare schemes including the state's flagship scheme 'FOCUS', in the last four years. ... read..


Andhra: Woman walks into police station with severed head of daughter-in-law
Annamayya (Andhra Pradesh) | August 12, 2022 1:58:35 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a woman walked into the police station in Andhra Pradesh's Annamayya district with the severed head of her daughter-in-law on Thursday. ... read..


PM Modi writes to former V-P Naidu; compares him to Vinoba Bhave
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:18 AM IST
A day after former Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu demitted office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote a letter to him and praised him on his outstanding political journey. ... read..


Tricolour put up at SFJ leader's Chandigarh residence
Chandigarh | Friday, 2022 1:45:18 AM IST
Congress leaders on Thursday put up the national flag at the Chandigarh residence of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the leader of US-based separatist group 'Sikhs For Justice' (SFJ), who faces charges under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. ... read..


Madras HC quashes FIR against Tamil actor Suriya, Jai Bhim Director Gnanavel
Chennai | Friday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Thursday quashed a First Information Report (FIR) against Tamil actor Suriya and Director of Jai Bhim movie, T.J. Gnanavel. ... read..


Goa was rich, so Portuguese came here: CM Sawant
Panaji | Friday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
Stating that Goa was rich through minerals, development and natural wealth, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that because of these reasons the Portuguese came to Goa. ... read..


7 students suspended after their hugging video goes viral
Silchar | Friday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
Seven students of a college in Assam have been suspended after being caught indulging in an "inappropriate act" in the classroom. ... read..


TN forest dept finds two elephant carcasses in Erode forest area
Chennai | Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu forest department on Thursday detected two wild elephant carcasses in the forest area of Erode. The elephants, according to forest department officials, died of old age. While one elephant was aged 50, the second one was aged 40. ... read..


Naya Kashmir focused on good governance, self-reliance post Art 370
Srinagar | Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
On August 5, 2019, a monumental and courageous decision was taken by the Parliament of India to revoke the temporary special status granted to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution. ... read..


Gadchiroli SP Ankit Goyal's community initiative earns top global award
Nagpur | Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
The Superintendent of Police of the Maoist-infested Gadchiroli district Ankit Goyal has been selected for the prestigious International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) - 2022, for his unique initiatives in community policing, officials said here on ... read..


Tejashwi invites ED, CBI, I-T to open their offices in his house
Patna | Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Newly appointed deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav invited ED, CBI and Income Tax to open their offices inside his residence and investigate whatever they want. "We have no objection with it," Yadav said. ... read..


Inclusiveness, Accessibility and Participation a prerequisite for meaningful and aspirational democracy: CEC
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Thursday said that no democracy can ever be meaningful and aspirational, unless it is Inclusive for all citizens, Accessible without fear or favour and Participative despite different social, political, economic ... read..


'Victim's dead body not recognisable', SC acquits murder accused
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday acquitted an accused in a murder case, where the dead body of the victim was not recognisable, saying that an accused cannot be convicted on the ground of suspicion, no matter how strong it is. ... read..


Are Vijay Rupani and CR Patil still at loggerheads in Gujarat BJP?
Ahmedabad | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's another trustworthy aide has lost his job in the party. Party sources told IANS that it is a clear indication that state BJP chief C.R. Patil and Rupani have not yet resolved their differences. ... read..


Cattle smuggling case: Anubrata Mandal remanded to CBI custody till Aug 20
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at Asansol in West Burdwan district of West Bengal remanded Trinamool Congress strongman and the party's Birbhum district president, Anubrata Mandal to CBI custody till August 20. ... read..


No chair for many Dalit panchayat presidents in TN: Shocking survey report
Chennai | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
In a survey conducted by the Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front (TNUEF), it was shockingly found that many Dalit panchayat presidents in the state were not even allowed a chair in their offices. The survey found that in 22 out of the 386 panchaya ... read..


Bishop Samantaroy decorated with Cross of St Augustine at Lambeth Conference 2022
Amritsar | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
In a proud moment for the Diocese of Amritsar (DoA), the Church of North India (CNI) in particular and its Bishop in general, the Most Rev P.K. Samantaroy was among those decorated with the coveted Cross of St Augustine by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of ... read..


Omicron strains 20-30 per cent more infectious: INSACOG to meet to review data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:37 AM IST
Amid rising COVID cases in the national capital and other States, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) will review the data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants on Friday, said sources. ... read..


BJP leaders slam Kejriwal, say his politics is all about 'revdi culture'
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:35 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal came under heavy attack from BJP leaders on Thursday over his allegations against the Centre and they said he has given a perverse twist to debate on freebies and his politics is all about 'revdi culture'. ... read..


India holds world's highest rate of recognising start-ups per day
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:30 AM IST
Start-ups have been the buzzword in India for the last several years. India is powering its growth with innovation and entrepreneurship. Currently, there are 75,000 start-ups in the country, which coincides with the 75th year of independence. ... read..


Omicron strains 20-30 pc more infectious: INSACOG to review data of genomic surveillance of COVID variants
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:28 AM IST
Amid rising COVID cases in the national capital and other States, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) will review the data of genomic surveillance of COVID-19 variants on Friday, said sources. ... read..


Bihar Assembly session on August 24, Speaker refuses to comment on notice against him
Patna (Bihar) | August 12, 2022 1:29:26 AM IST
With the change in government in Bihar, a session of the state assembly has been convened for August 24. Legislators of the ruling Mahagathbandhan have given a notice for the removal of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha. ... read..


No Change of Guard ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:24 AM IST
The Change of Guard ceremony will not take place this Saturday on the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan due to the preparations related to the Independence Day celebrations, an official release said. ... read..


Culture Ministry to organize spiritual programmes in 75 prisons across country to commemorate Maharshi Aurobindo's 150th birth anniversary
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 11:58:49 PM IST
On the occasions of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Maharshi Aurobindo and the 75th Year of Independence, the Ministry of Culture is commemorating the life and philosophy of Shri Aurobindo by undertaking spiritual programmes in 75 prisons across the natio ... read..


Kin of Rifleman killed while repulsing terror attack seek a govt job
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | August 11, 2022 11:58:47 PM IST
The family of Rifleman D Lakshmanan, who was killed while repulsing a terror attack, has demanded that the government provide them with assistance in form of a job. ... read..


Fire breaks out at hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | August 11, 2022 11:58:45 PM IST
A fire broke out in the Alento hotel in Gujarat's Jamnagar and as many as 5 fire tenders rushed to the spot of the incident. ... read..


ECI hosts virtual Asian Regional Forum meet on making elections inclusive, accessible
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 11:58:35 PM IST
Election Commission of India (ECI) hosted a virtual meeting of the 'Asian Regional Forum' on the theme 'Making our Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative at Nirvachan Sadan on Thursday. ... read..


IAS Paban Kumar Borthakur to take charge as Chief Secretary to Assam govt
Guwahati (Assam) | August 11, 2022 10:59:44 PM IST
An IAS officer of the 1989 batch Paban Kumar Borthakur will be the new chief secretary to the Assam government. ... read..


Centre to hold Chintan Shivir for improving functioning of AIIMS on Aug 24, 25: Sources
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | August 11, 2022 10:59:40 PM IST
In a first, the Central government has decided to organize a 'Chintan Shivir' that will primarily focus on improving the functioning of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) across the country, sources said on Thursday. ... read..


J-K: Three army braves killed while neutralising terrorists
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 11, 2022 10:28:23 PM IST
Three Indian Army personnel on Thursday succumbed to injuries received while neutralising two terrorists carrying out a suicide bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri. ... read..


AAP slams Goa CM's rejection of advice as "arrogant"
Panaji (Goa) | August 11, 2022 10:28:21 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party's Goa unit President Amit Palekar slammed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over his remarks while rejecting advice from other political parties and called Sawant's views "arrogant". ... read..


BJP leaders hit back at Kejriwal over freebies remark, accuse him of speaking lies, resorting to 'revdi politics'
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 10:28:15 PM IST
The BJP on Thursday strongly hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his allegations against the Centre, saying he has given a perverse twist to debate on freebies and was resorting to lies and there is difference between welfare politics and ... read..


There will be no tolerance, says Jyotiraditya Scindia on viral video of man smoking on flight
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 10:28:13 PM IST
Reacting to a viral video of a man smoking inside a SpiceJet flight, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that there will no tolerance for such behaviour. ... read..


J-K: Three hardcore LeT terrorists neutralised in Operation Watrahel
Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 11, 2022 9:58:22 PM IST
Three hardcore Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were neutralised in a joint cordon and search operation that was launched in the Budgam area by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police on the night of August 9, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


Union minister Giriraj Singh takes jibe at Nitish Kumar; says time will reveal his prime ministerial ambitions
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 9:58:20 PM IST
Union Panchayati Raj Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh has said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wanted to become the Prime Minister or Vice-President of India. ... read..


J-K: Three army braves martyred while neutralising terrorists
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 11, 2022 9:58:16 PM IST
Three Indian Army personnel on Thursday succumbed to injuries received while neutralising two terrorists carrying out a suicide bomb attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri. ... read..


Pendency of 2,099 disciplinary matters prior to December 2018 reduced to 227 by June 30
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 9:58:12 PM IST
Pendency of as many as 2,099 disciplinary matters for the period prior to December 2018 had been reduced to 227 by June 30, 2022, newly appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) Suresh N Patel informed Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday. ... read..


Arvind Kejriwal has given 'perverse twist' to debate on freebies: Nirmala Sitharaman
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 9:28:07 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he had given a "perverse twist" to the debate on freebies as health and education were never considered giveaways and no Indian government has ever deni ... read..


U'khand: State to send proposal for electronic charging station at Char Dham Yatra route
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | August 11, 2022 9:28:03 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami paid a courtesy call to Union Minister, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Mahendra Nath Pandey, in New Delhi and said that the state government will send a proposal for an electronic charging station on the Char ... read..


Odisha: Excise sleuths seize Rs 1.22 cr cash, 22 gold biscuits, 1 held
Ganjam (Odisha) | August 11, 2022 9:27:59 PM IST
During a drive against ganja smuggling, Excise sleuths on Thursday recovered as many as 22 gold biscuits and over Rs. 1 crore in cash from a Maharashtra-based businessman. ... read..


Cochin Shipyard assures delivery of India's first indigenous Hydrogen-fuelled electric vessel by next year
Kochi (Kerala) | August 11, 2022 8:57:46 PM IST
Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) Madhu S Nair on Thursday said that India's first indigenous Hydrogen-fuelled electric vessel is likely to delivered by March-April next year. ... read..


Difference between welfare politics and 'revdis', says BJP as it hits out at AAP
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 8:27:53 PM IST
The BJP on Thursday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claiming that the culture of 'revdis' being promoted by the outfit was more focussed on advertising but weak on governance. ... read..


Nitish may reconsider his decision: Maharashtra minister on Bihar politics
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 11, 2022 8:27:51 PM IST
Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar on Thursday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar might "reconsider" his decision to part ways with the BJP if he felt he had picked a "wrong party". ... read..


Girl stabbed by her boyfriend in Telangana's Nalgonda; probe on
Nalgonda (Telangana) | August 11, 2022 8:27:47 PM IST
A girl was stabbed allegedly by her boyfriend for refusing to continue the relationship here on Wednesday. ... read..


Corbevax likely to be available at vaccination centres from tomorrow
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 11, 2022 8:27:37 PM IST
The recently approved heterologous Covid-19 vaccine, Corbevax is expected to be available as a booster dose on the COWIN App in both public and private vaccination centres from Friday, manufacturer Biological E. Limited (BE) said. ... read..


Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves SC seeking release
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 8:27:27 PM IST
Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts who was serving life imprisonment in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on Thursday, approached the Supreme Court, seeking release from the prison-like fellow convict AG Perarivala ... read..


Study: Vegetarian women are at higher risk of hip fracture than habitual meat eaters
Woodhouse (Leeds) | August 11, 2022 8:27:25 PM IST
According to research of over 26,000 middle-aged UK women, vegetarians have a 33% higher risk of hip fracture than habitual meat eaters. ... read..


Gas pipeline explodes in Coimbatore, no casualties reported
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | August 11, 2022 8:27:16 PM IST
A gas pipeline in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore exploded while it was being cleaned on Thursday, but no casualties or injuries were reported. ... read..


Telangana govt to distribute 1.2 crore national flags door-to-door
Siddipet (Telangana) | August 11, 2022 8:27:15 PM IST
With India marking the milestone of 75 years of independence, the Telangana government is all set to celebrate Vajrotsavam, as state Finance and Medical Health Minister Harish Rao on Thursday inaugurated the Freedom Park in Ranganayak Sagar and said that ... read..


Jahangirpuri violence: Court grants interim bail to accused to look after pregnant wife
New Delhi | August 11, 2022 8:27:09 PM IST
A Delhi Court on Thursday granted interim bail to an accused in the Jahangirpuri violence case taking into consideration that his pregnant wife needed care. ... read..


Nitish Kumar to face floor test in Bihar assembly on Aug 24
Patna (Bihar) | August 11, 2022 6:58:32 PM IST
The Nitish Kumar-led Mahagathbandhan government in Bihar will go for a floor test on August 24 to prove its majority in the state assembly. ... read..


Telangana: Youth from across the world take part in National Tiranga campaign at meditation centre
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 11, 2022 6:58:30 PM IST
Youth from across the world waved the Indian National Flag at the world's largest meditation centre in Telangana's Hyderabad on Thursday. ... read..


Karnataka: Two die, 6 others injured following communal clash in Koppal
Koppal (Karnataka) | August 11, 2022 5:57:15 PM IST
Two people died and six others were injured after a clash broke out between two communities at the Hulihyder village of Koppal district in Karnataka. ... read..


Tamil Nadu police arrests 6 for gang raping, robbing woman
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 11, 2022 5:30:18 PM IST
Six people were arrested on Thursday for gang-raping a woman in a car near the Porur region of Tamil Nadu's Chennai, police said. ... read..


Tricolour unfurled at Khalistani leader Gurpatwant Pannu's house
Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 11, 2022 5:30:12 PM IST
A national flag was displayed on Thursday at the residence of Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, the leader of the outlawed group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), who had announced a cash reward for the hoisting of Khalistani flag at key places. ... read..


UP Court rejects Shrikant Tyagi's bail plea in Noida assault case
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | August 11, 2022 4:58:59 PM IST
A court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of Shrikant Tyagi, accused of threatening a woman in a Noida housing society. ... read..


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