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Government making serious mistake by asking Priyanka Gandhi to vacate bungalow, says KTS Tulsi
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 8:41:48 PM IST
Congress MP KTS Tulsi has said that the government is making "a serious mistake" with its decision to ask party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to vacate the bungalow allotted to her following withdrawal of her SPG cover, saying that "Gandhi family is ranked ... read..


CIAL airport installs Rs 36-crore aeronautical ground lighting system
Kochi (Kerala) | July 3, 2020 8:41:46 PM IST
The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has installed an upgraded Aeronautical Ground Lighting system, which enhances visual acuity and provides near-perfect alignment guidance to pilots for approach and landing in inclement weather. ... read..


Bengaluru police rescue 27 women from brothel, 3 held
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
As many as 27 women have been rescued from a brothel in the city in a Central Crime Branch police raid on Thursday night, an official said on Friday. ... read..


Advani-Joshi allotted bungalows on security grounds: Govt
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The ruling party and the opposition have been at loggerheads ever since the central government ordered Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to vacate the government bungalow allotted to her in New Delhi. The Congress is accusing the government ... read..


'On road to being militancy-free: Ultras wiped out before setting base in Srinagar'
Srinagar | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir police said on Friday that militants are being killed before they can set up their base in Srinagar city. ... read..


Meena Kumar Meena takes over as Goa DGP
Panaji | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Mukesh Kumar Meena, a 1989 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, took over as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Goa on Friday. ... read..


Study reveals why early marriage unsafe for young adults
New York | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Want to get married at a very young age? Kindly take note. Researchers have found that early marriage may lead to unsafe drinking behaviour in young adults with a higher genetic predisposition. ... read..


PM Modi visits Hall of Fame Museum in Leh, pays tribute to soldiers killed in Galwan clash
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 8:11:54 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Hall of Fame Museum here and paid tribute to soldiers killed in Galwan Valley Clash on June 15. ... read..


India's COVID-19 count reaches 6,25,544, recovery rate 60.73 per cent
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 8:11:48 PM IST
With the highest ever single-day spike of 20,903 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, India's coronavirus tally reached 6,25,544 on Friday. Out of which 2,27,439 patients are active cases while 3,79,892 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated, the Union Healt ... read..


Wards at India's largest COVID-19 hospital to be named after Indian Army soldiers killed in Galwan clash, says DRDO
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 8:11:47 PM IST
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to name different wards of new Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital in Delhi after the Indian Army troops who lost their lives in the Galwan valley clash last month. ... read..


Japan extends strong support to India on Ladakh
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
In a strong show of support for India, Japan on Friday hit out at China, saying that it opposes any unilateral attempts to change the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh where the Chinese aggression led to the killing of 20 Indian ... read..


Covid didn't turn bitter for kinnow growers of Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
The Covid-induced lockdown did not turn out bitter for the kinnow -- a citrus fruit resembling orange -- growers and farm labourers of Punjab and Haryana as they got handsome returns from the natural fruit droppings. ... read..


Centre seeks closure of Italian Marines case in SC after Arbitration Court's order
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 7:41:50 PM IST
A day after the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague in the Netherlands held that the two Italian marines, accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012 off the coast of Kerala, will not be tried in India, the Central Government on Friday submitted b ... read..


Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi, nearby areas Noida, Ghaziabad
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 7:41:49 PM IST
The national capital on Friday was jolted by tremors of an earthquake. In July, Delhi was hit with a quake for the first time this year. ... read..


No Shravani Mela this year, Jharkhand HC allows 'virtual Darshan' of Pooja at Deoghar temple
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | July 3, 2020 7:41:47 PM IST
Jharkhand High Court has allowed for 'Virtual Darshan' of Pooja performed at Deoghar Temple during Sawan, an auspicious month dedicated the lord Shiva, said Jharkhand's advocate general Rajiv Ranjan on Friday. ... read..


Fake Tata Salt manufacturing unit busted in Delhi
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Police on Friday busted a racket involved in the manufacturing and packaging of fake Tata salt and recovered over 3,000 kg of the product. ... read..


Mumbai lashed by heavy rain, traffic hit
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
In the current season's first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said. ... read..


Accountability needs to be fixed: Priyanka on Kanpur firing
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Alluding to the recent killings in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Friday emphasised on the need to fix accountability in the state. ... read..


Beijing threatens retaliation against UK for offering residency to Hongkongers
London | Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
China says the UK will "bear all consequences" if it grants residency to Hongkongers fleeing a harsh new national security law. ... read..


UP reports 982 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 7:11:57 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh reported 982 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, said Amit Mohan Prasad, State Principal Secretary (Health) on Friday. ... read..


India's COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 60.73 pc
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 7:11:56 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Friday said that early detection and timely clinical management of COVID-19 cases has resulted in increasing daily recoveries and the recovery rate now stands at 60.73 per cent. ... read..


Uttarakhand forms technical committee to provide inputs on COVID-19 containment
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | July 3, 2020 7:11:53 PM IST
Uttarakhand government has constituted a technical committee to provide inputs to the government on COVID-19 containment in the state, the Health Department informed on Friday. ... read..


Kochi's Chellanam fishing harbour declared COVID containment zone
Kochi (Kerala) | July 3, 2020 7:11:50 PM IST
In the backdrop of recent COVID-19 positive cases, ward number 15 of Chellanam Gram Panchayat and Chellanam fishing harbour were declared containment zones with only essential services allowed to operate in the region. ... read..


PM Modi condoles death of Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan accident
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 7:11:48 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of Sikh pilgrims who were killed in an accident in Pakistan. ... read..


Sports Ministry seeks consent to give provisional recognition to 57 NSFs; Delhi HC issues notice
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 7:11:47 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Rahul Mehra, who has filed a plea seeking a probe into the functioning of various sports bodies, on an application filed by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports seeking to grant provisional recognition t ... read..


Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down Kerala diaspora: Cong
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Senior Congress Legislator and former State Minister for Diaspora K. C.Joseph on Friday said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down the Kerala diaspora on all fronts. ... read..


Supreme Court releases list of proposed setting of benches from July 6 to 10
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 6:41:53 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday released a list of the "proposed setting of benches/judges" from July 6, as the apex court continues to take up matters through video conferencing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


No power equipment can be imported from China, Pak without permission: RK Singh
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 6:41:51 PM IST
Union Power Minister RK Singh on Friday announced that no power equipment can be imported from China and Pakistan without prior permission of the government. ... read..


Kanpur incident is well planned conspiracy, says UP DGP
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 6:41:50 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Hitesh Chandra Awasthi on Friday said that the Kanpur encounter incident, in which eight police personnel were killed, was a well-planned conspiracy. ... read..


UP CM announces Rs 1 cr each ex-gratia to kin of policemen killed in Kanpur encounter
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 6:41:47 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday paid floral tributes to the policemen who lost their lives in an encounter at Bikaru village in the district, at the police line, and announced Rs 1 crore each ex-gratia for their families. ... read..


Another proof of hooliganism in UP: Rahul on Kanpur firing
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:15:07 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday raised questions about the safety of the common people in Uttar Pradesh after eight policemen were shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district. ... read..


Taj Mahal to reopen from July 6, tourism industry upbeat
Agra | Friday, 2020 6:15:07 PM IST
The Tourism industry captains in Agra have welcomed the decision of the Union Culture Ministry to reopen the Taj Mahal and other ASI protected monuments for visitors from July 6. ... read..


Restrain Tamil Nadu CM from holding home portfolio till probe, trial in custodial death case: plea in SC
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 6:11:55 PM IST
A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking direction to restrain Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy from holding the home portfolio till the completion of investigation and trial in the father-son custodial death case. ... read..


Kamat demands White Paper on finance, COVID-19 situation in Goa
Panaji (Goa) | July 3, 2020 6:11:53 PM IST
Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said that CM Pramod Sawant must release white paper on Finance and COVID-19 situation in Goa immediately. ... read..


PM's claim 'nobody took our land' is contrary to what Ladakhis say: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 6:11:52 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that "nobody took our land" is contrary to what Ladakhi people say. ... read..


YSRCP delegation meets Om Birla over issue with Raghurama Krishnam Raju
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 6:11:50 PM IST
A delegation of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in the national capital on Friday. ... read..


All of you gave befitting reply, PM Modi tells soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 5:41:51 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met soldiers who were injured during the violent face-off in Galwan Valley with Chinese troops and said neither has India bowed before anyone nor will it bend in the future. ... read..


We will never bow down to any world power: PM Modi to soldiers injured at Galwan clash
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 5:41:46 PM IST
"Our country has never bowed down and will never bow down to any world power, and I am able to say this because of braves like you," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday while interacting with the soldiers, who were injured in the June 15 clash wit ... read..


Kerala baby thrown by father recovers, to be discharged
Kochi | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
The two-month-old baby girl, who was flung away by her father last month, has recovered and will be discharged on Saturday, according to the doctors treating her. ... read..


PM visits forward location in Ladakh amid tension with China (Ld)
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Amid ongoing tension at borders with China in Eastern Ladakh, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Leh and forward locations on Friday morning to review the ground security situation, barely 18 days after a violent stand-off. ... read..


Study reveals morning exercise a key to good night's sleep after heart bypass surgery
Sophia Antipolis | July 3, 2020 5:11:55 PM IST
If you are having trouble sleeping after heart bypass surgery, morning walks are the solution, according to recent research. ... read..


Do not bring labourers from outside the state till July 31: Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation orders business establishments
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 3, 2020 5:11:49 PM IST
In the backdrop of rising number of coronavirus cases, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has ordered that business organizations, within its municipal limits, shall not bring any workers or labourers from ouitside the state till July 31. ... read..


Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi over denial of OBC reservation in all India quota filled through NEET
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 5:11:46 PM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding "denial of reservation" to OBC candidates under all-India quota being filled through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in the state and union ... read..


Modi in Leh to review situation post June 15 Galwan clashes
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Leh on Friday morning to review the situation 18 days after a violent faceoff in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh with the Chinese forces, in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives. ... read..


Kanpur bloodbath: 2 aides of gangster Dubey shot dead (Ld)
Kanpur | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Two criminals, purportedly belonging to the Vikas Dubey gang that shot dead eight police personnel early on Friday, have been shot dead by the police, hours after the incident. ... read..


DGCA extends ban on international flights till July 31
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:42:12 PM IST
The ban on international commercial passenger flights to and from India has been extended till July 31, according to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). ... read..


Delhi returnee tests positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya
Shillong (Meghalaya) | July 3, 2020 4:42:07 PM IST
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IndiGo unveils 'Tough Cookie' campaign providing up to 25 pc discount to COVID-19 frontline warriors
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:42:05 PM IST
Low-cost carrier IndiGo on Thursday launched the 'Tough Cookie' campaign as a tribute to the medical fraternity by providing them with a discount of up to 25 per cent for doctors and nurses serving during COVID-19. ... read..


Changes in national permit regime on cards to allow tourist passenger vehicles move seamlessly
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:42:04 PM IST
The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification for an amendment to National Permit regime under the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 for promoting tourism across the country. ... read..


BJP state units to give presentation to PM about work done during lockdown
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:41:59 PM IST
The BJP state units will give a detailed presentation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 4 about the work done by them during the coronavirus induced lockdown, said party's national general secretary Arun Jain on Friday. ... read..


Gujarat, Delhi likely to receive heavy rainfall tomorrow: IMD
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:41:57 PM IST
Gujarat as well as Delhi are likely to be battered by heavy rains on July 4, said RK Jenamani, Senior Scientist, India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


Nagaland bans sale of dog meat
Kohima (Nagaland) | July 3, 2020 4:42:00 PM IST
Nagaland's Chief Secretary Temjen Toy on Friday declared that the State government has decided to ban the commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of the meat, both cooked and uncooked. ... read..


Delhi court declines police's request to probe defamatory posts against prominent politicians
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:41:46 PM IST
A Delhi court has declined a request of Delhi Police's Special Cell seeking permission for conducting an investigation into the alleged fake news circulated to tarnish the image of prominent politicians. ... read..


Kanpur encounter: 2 Vikas Dubey aides dead
Kanpur | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Two criminals, purportedly belonging to the Vikas Dubey gang that shot dead eight police personnel early on Friday, were also killed by the police, hours after the bloodbath. ... read..


Opposition slams Yogi govt on Kanpur incident
Lucknow | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Opposition parties have mounted a blistering attack on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the killing of eight policeman in Kanpur on Friday. ... read..


No law and order in UP: BSP
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:12:03 PM IST
BSP Spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria on Friday said that there is no law and order in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


Mother's enraged male friend slits five year old's throat
Medchal (Telangana) | July 3, 2020 4:11:55 PM IST
A five-year-old child was killed by her mother's male friend here after he discovered another man in the woman's house. ... read..


Kejriwal hands over Rs 1 cr compensation to kin of Delhi doctor who died battling COVID-19
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:11:52 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday visited the family of LNJP Hospital's Dr Aseem Gupta, who passed away due to COVID-19. ... read..


4.6 magnitude quake jolts Mizoram
Champhai (Mizoram) | July 3, 2020 4:11:50 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hit near Champhai in Mizoram on Friday, said the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). ... read..


Tejashwi Yadav is undoubtedly Chief Ministerial face of 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar: Manoj Jha
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:11:49 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha on Friday said that party leader Tejashwi Yadav is the Chief Ministerial face of the grand-alliance or 'Mahagathbandhan' in Bihar. He said that Yadav is working on a new all-round development model for the state. ... read..


Couple arrested for extortion in Delhi, probe underway
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 4:11:47 PM IST
The Delhi Police have arrested a man and his wife for their alleged involvement in two extortion cases. ... read..


Want to delve deeper into 'Make in India' strategy: OnePlus
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Despite a surge in anti-China sentiment in the country, a top executive of smartphone brand OnePlus said on Friday that the company has commenced manufacturing TVs in India and remains committed to achieving long-term growth as it seeks to integrate and d ... read..


Patient beaten to death for not paying hospital bill
Aligarh (UP) | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
A daily wage labourer was allegedly beaten to death by the hospital staff following an argument over payment of bills on Thursday. ... read..


Family claims gangster Dubey was not home during firing
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
The family members of Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel on Friday, are now claiming that Dubey has not been home since the past two days. ... read..


Deadline for furnishing TDS/TCS statements extended till July 31
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 3:41:57 PM IST
The Income Tax department has extended the deadline for furnishing of TDS/TCS statements for FY 19-20, the department has also extended the issuance deadline of TDS/TCS certificates for FY19-20 till August 15. ... read..


Himachal's COVID-19 count reaches 1,016
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 3:41:56 PM IST
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 1,016, informed the State's Health Department on Friday. ... read..


Tributes paid to CRPF jawan killed in Srinagar encounter
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 3, 2020 3:41:53 PM IST
Tributes were paid to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Kuldeep Oraon on Friday, who lost his life in an encounter with terrorists in Srinagar's Malbagh. ... read..


Bihar: Case against groom's father as over 70 people test positive after attending wedding
Paliganj (Bihar) | July 3, 2020 3:41:51 PM IST
A case of negligence has been registered against the father of the groom who passed away two days after his wedding in Paliganj. ... read..


Prenatal cannabis use has long-term impact on children's sleep cycle
Colorado | July 3, 2020 3:41:50 PM IST
Using marijuana during pregnancy can cause sleep problems among children as much as a decade later, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study of nearly 12,000 youth. ... read..


View of women soldiers on battlefield at border is inspiring: PM Modi in Ladakh
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 3:41:48 PM IST
Lauding the participation of women in the Indian Army, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the view of women soldiers on the battlefield at the border is inspiring. ... read..


PM Modi in Ladakh: Era of expansionism is over, new age of development has come
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 3:41:47 PM IST
Taking an apparent dig at China, while addressing the soldiers in Nimmoo, Leh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the age of expansionism is over and added that the new age of development is here. ... read..


Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away after cardiac arrest at 71 (Ld)
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac arrest on Thursday night. She was 71. ... read..


Goa legislative assembly Speaker appeals to all MLAs to get tested for COVID-19
Panaji (Goa) | July 3, 2020 3:12:07 PM IST
The Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly Rajesh Patnekar, on Thursday, appealed to all MLAs to get themselves tested for COVID-19. ... read..


Tales of bravery displayed by 14 Corps will echo everywhere: PM Modi in Ladakh
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 3:12:03 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the soldiers at Nimmoo in Leh said that the tales of bravery displayed by the 14 Corps will echo in every home. ... read..


231 more COVID-19 cases in Bihar, state tally reaches 10,914
Patna (Bihar) | July 3, 2020 3:11:55 PM IST
231 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Bihar, taking the state's total coronavirus cases to 10,914, said the Bihar Health Department on Friday. ... read..


PM in Ladakh: Age of expansionism is over, this is the age of development
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 3:12:01 PM IST
Taking an apparent dig at China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the age of expansionism is over and added that the new age of development is here. ... read..


Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several parts of Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 3, 2020 3:11:49 PM IST
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, has come to a standstill with heavy waterlogging being reported in several areas. ... read..


Intel Capital invests Rs 1,894 crore in Jio Platforms
Mumbai | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Industries Limited on Friday announced that Intel Capital, the investment arm of chip giant Intel, has invested Rs 1,894 crore in Jio Platforms. ... read..


Over two crore N95 masks, one crore PPE kits distributed to states free of cost: Govt
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 2:41:54 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that more than two crore N95 masks and over 1 crore PPEs distributed free of cost by the Centre to the states, since April 1. ... read..


Modi in Ladakh: Lauds Indian soldiers' bravery, says their strength sent strong message to world
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 2:41:51 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the soldiers in Nimmoo, Ladakh, saying that the bravery displayed by them and their compatriots have conveyed a message to the world about India's strength. ... read..


Calcultta HC additional judge Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee passes away
Kolkata (West Bengal) | July 3, 2020 2:41:49 PM IST
Calcutta High Court additional judge Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee died on Friday after suffering a heart attack. ... read..


Uttarakhand CM sanctions Rs 11.25 cr to increase COVID-19 testing
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | July 3, 2020 2:41:48 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has sanctioned Rs 11.25 crore on Friday to increase the state's COVID-19 testing capacity. ... read..


World Wars or peace, whenever need arises world has seen our soldiers' efforts towards peace: PM Modi in Ladakh
Leh (Ladakh) | July 3, 2020 2:41:46 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday while addressing the soldiers at Nimmoo in Leh said that whether it is about World Wars or peace, whenever the need arises, the world has seen the victory of our braves and their efforts towards peace. ... read..


Home and a question mark
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST
He has always believed that a specific geographical location may not contain the identity we possess, despite the fact that we 'belong' there. No wonder, New-Delhi based multimedia artist Gigi Scaria has always considered himself a perpetual outsider. ... read..


8 deaths, 837 more COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 2:11:49 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh has reported 837 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths in the last 24 hours, said the State Health Department. ... read..


MP minister demands CBI probe against Sonia, Rahul Gandhi, Kamal Nath on their Chinese links
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 3:11:53 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Minister Kamal Patel wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah demanding a CBI probe against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath for their relationship with Ch ... read..


Sending ED to harass Ahmed Patel; Priyanka Gandhi questions Centre's priorities amid pandemic
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 2:11:46 PM IST
Questioning the Centre's priorities, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday slammed the BJP-led government for "harassing" party leader Ahmed Patel in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Family members allege patient beaten to death in Aligarh after failing to pay Rs 4,000
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 1:41:49 PM IST
The relatives of a patient have alleged that they were thrashed by a hospital's staff after they were unable to pay Rs 4,000 to the hospital. The patient got injured and died during the scuffle, the kin claimed. ... read..


Eight policemen killed by gangster in Kanpur (Lead)
Kanpur | Friday, 2020 1:15:06 PM IST
In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Ka ... read..


Eight policemen killed by gangster in Kanpur
Kanpur | Friday, 2020 1:15:06 PM IST
In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Ka ... read..


Police to question Sanjay Bhansali in Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 3, 2020 1:12:00 PM IST
Popular filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali will be questioned by Mumbai police on Monday in relation to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death by suicide. ... read..


I-T department refunds Rs 62,361 crore during COVID-19 lockdown days: CBDT
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 1:11:58 PM IST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Friday announced that the Income Tax Department has issued refunds for over 20.44 lakh cases amounting to more than Rs 62,361 crore. ... read..


Bihar Assembly polls: Tejashwi Yadav apologises for 'mistakes' during RJD's 15-year tenure
Patna (Bihar) | July 3, 2020 1:11:57 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said that RJD stayed in power for 15 years but nobody can deny that party supremo Lalu Yadav did not do social justice, he also apologised for committing any mistakes during the tenure. ... read..


ICMR ramps up COVID-19 testing in Ladakh
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 1:11:52 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Friday announced that rapid antigen testing kits have now reached Leh after setting up a lab for RT-PCR testing. ... read..


Rajnath Singh thanks PM Modi for Ladakh visit, says meeting soldiers boosted morale
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 1:11:50 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making a surprise visit to Ladakh amid border tensions with China and meeting the soldiers, saying that it has boosted the morale of the Indian Army. ... read..


UP police arrests accused in BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | July 3, 2020 1:11:49 PM IST
The police on Friday arrested Khalid Ajim alias Ashraf, the brother of former MP Atiq Ahmed, an accused in the murder case of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal. ... read..


Delhi HC refuses to entertain plea against domicile reservation in NLSIU, Karnataka
New Delhi | July 3, 2020 12:41:56 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea challenging Karnataka government's decision to impose a 25 percent domicile reservation in the National Law School of India University in Bengaluru. ... read..


Singareni Collieries workers continue with strike for second day
Bhadradri Kothagudem (Telangana) | July 3, 2020 12:41:53 PM IST
Labour unions of the Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) mines went on strike for the second consecutive day on Friday. The workers raised slogans against the e-auction of coal blocks to private parties. ... read..


Amazon Prime Video's dedicated app now available for Windows 10 users
Washinton D.C. | July 3, 2020 12:41:50 PM IST
Amazon Prime Video's app for Windows 10 is now available in the Microsoft stores with one notable feature for the users. ... read..


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