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Uttarakhand: All police forces to be tested to prevent COVID-19 infection
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | November 29, 2021 10:18:45 PM IST
Amid concerns about the COVID-19, all-district in-charges and branch, unit in-charges on Monday have been directed to conduct rapid antigen test of all the police personnel appointed under them. ... read..


Kerala logs 3382 new COVID-19 cases, 59 deaths in last 24 hrs
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 29, 2021 10:18:43 PM IST
A total of 3382 new COVID-19 cases and 59 deaths were reported in Kerala during the last 24 hours, the state health department informed on Monday. ... read..


DMRC to obtain forest clearance to cut trees for Phase IV metro expansion project
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to take permission of the Chief Forest Conservator to cut trees for the construction of the Phase IV metro expansion project. ... read..


NITI Aayog pushes for online dispute resolution for speedy access to justice
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:39 PM IST
NITI Aayog on Monday released the report 'Designing the Future of Dispute Resolution: The ODR Policy Plan for India', to scale dispute avoidance, containment and resolution online. ... read..


Terrorist attacks, security forces' personnel killed in them reduce in 2021 in J-K compared with last 2 years: MoS Defence in RS
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:37 PM IST
Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt on Monday said that number of terrorist attacks and security forces personnel killed in these attacks have come down in 2021 in Jammu and Kashmir in comparison to the last two years. ... read..


Construction banned again in Delhi, says Environment Minister
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 10:15:07 PM IST
The Delhi government on Monday banned all construction and demolition activities in the national capital till further orders to curb the rising level of air pollution. ... read..


Kerala: Travellers from 'Omicron' risk countries will have to undergo 14 days quarantine, says health minister
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 29, 2021 9:49:08 PM IST
Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Monday said the travellers from the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' risk countries will have to undergo for fourteen days quarantine. ... read..


'A little different from Delta variant': Karnataka Minister on COVID-19 positive sample of SA passenger
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 9:49:00 PM IST
Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said that samples of one of the two passengers who arrived at the Bengaluru airport from South Africa had tested positive for novel coronavirus which is "a little different from the Delta variant." ... read..


RS suspends 12 oppn MPs for monsoon session ruckus
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha on Monday suspended 12 MPs for the entire winter session of parliament for creating ruckus in the house during monsoon session of the parliament on August 11. ... read..


K'taka Cong chief opposes proposed shifting of human space flight prog
Bengaluru | Monday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Karnataka Congress chief D.K. Shivakumar has shot off letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai opposing the proposed shifting of Indian Human Space Flight Programme of ISRO from Bengaluru to Gujarat. ... read..


Woman sells baby boy, gets robbed of money in Chennai
Chennai | Monday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Chennai Police are probing into a complaint filed by 28-year-old woman Yasmin that two men robbed her of Rs 2.5 lakh which she had received by selling her baby. ... read..


Parliamentary Committee on Education interacted with class 9 student
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 9:45:07 PM IST
Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday informed the house that parliamentary committee in one of its meeting interacted with a class 9 student on content and design of textbooks. ... read..


Ban on construction activities to continue till further orders in Delhi: Gopal Rai
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 9:19:11 PM IST
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday held a review meeting with concerned departments regarding air pollution and said that all construction activities would remain suspended in the national capital till further orders. ... read..


Parental depression is associated with worse childhood mental health
Washington | November 29, 2021 9:19:08 PM IST
According to a new study, children who live with a parent who has depression are more likely to develop depression and do not achieve educational milestones. ... read..


Punjab CM announces over 10,000 recruitment in education department
Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 29, 2021 9:19:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi gave nod to the recruitment of 10,880 posts vacant in the education department related to various Cadres, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) informed on Monday. ... read..


Uttarakhand: CM Dhami chairs high-level meeting on 'Omicron' COVID variant
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | November 29, 2021 9:19:05 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday chaired a high-level meeting on the new COVID-19 variant, 'Omicron' in Dehradun. ... read..


Chandigarh: PGIMER expresses condolence on demise of Jagdish Lal Ahuja
Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 29, 2021 9:19:02 PM IST
Chandigarh based Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on Monday expressed deep condolence on the demise of the Padma Shri Jagdish Lal Ahuja whos is popularly known as Langar Baba. ... read..


Leak reveals Oppo foldable phone's screen, camera specs
Beijing | November 29, 2021 9:19:00 PM IST
Oppo is close to releasing its foldable phones and a new leak has confirmed some of the specifications. ... read..


Another tiger dies in MP, toll mounts to 40
Bhopal | Monday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST
Yet another big cat was reported dead in Madhya Pradesh on Monday, pushing the toll to 40 this year so far in the state, the highest across the country. ... read..


RS Chairman calls for democratic space for productive session
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday urged members to follow rules so that the winter session can be productive and the house does not have to witness unruly scenes as was seen during monsoon session. ... read..


Tejashwi slams Nitish govt for failure on liquor ban
Patna | Monday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST
The Opposition in the Bihar Assembly on Monday criticised the Nitish Kumar government for "failing" to control liquor mafia in the state. ... read..


Vice Admiral Hari Kumar to take over as new Navy Chief on Nov 30
General News | November 29, 2021 8:49:16 PM IST
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar would take over as the next chief of naval staff from November 30, from Admiral KB Singh who is superannuating after a 30-month tenure. ... read..


Centre extends certain powers of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act to states, UTs to use it against fugitive Islamic evangelist Zakir Naik's IRF foundation
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 8:49:10 PM IST
Days after declaring Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as an unlawful organisation for another five years, the Centre on Monday authorised all the state governments and the Union territory Administrations to use certain powers of Unlawful Activities (Prev ... read..


NGOs receiving foreign funds under govt's scrutiny in MP
Bhopal | Monday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday asked senior officials to scrutinize all Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) operating in the state and are receiving funds from overseas. ... read..


Sisodia again asks Punjab govt for details of edu infrastructure
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 8:45:07 PM IST
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday once again asked the Congress-led Punjab government for the details of the 250 government schools to compare the education models of both the states. ... read..


'Little different from Delta variant': K'taka Health Min after 2 people found COVID-19 positive at airport
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 8:19:11 PM IST
Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said that one of the two people who had tested positive at Bengaluru airport after arriving from South Africa are having 'a little different from Delta variant.' ... read..


Proud to be suspended for raising voice in support of farmers: TMC's Dola Sen
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 8:19:08 PM IST
All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC) MP Dola Sen and Shanta Chhetri expressed elated on being suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining part of the ongoing winter session in the Parliament for raising voice in support of farmers and slammed Centre for the ... read..


Five riding on a bike killed after being hit by truck
Prayagraj | Monday, 2021 8:15:07 PM IST
In a shocking incident, five people, including four members of the same family, died in a road accident in the Nawabganj area in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


42 students at Telangana residential school test positive for Covid
Hyderabad | Monday, 2021 8:15:07 PM IST
As many as 42 students and one teacher of a government-run residential school for girls in Telangana's Sangareddy district have tested positive for Covid-19. ... read..


Farm Laws Repeal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha too
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 8:15:07 PM IST
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Monday amid heavy sloganeering by the opposition that wanted a debate on the issue. ... read..


SC issues notice on plea seeking SIT probe into communal violence in Tripura
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 8:15:07 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice on a plea seeking independent SIT probe into the communal violence in Tripura. ... read..


Centre continues to remain silent over MSP legal guarantee to farmers: Mayawati
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 7:49:28 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday said that the Centre continues to remain silent on the demand of providing legal guarantee for the minimum support prices (MSP) of crops to farmers. ... read..


Depression to result in heavy rainfall in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh from Nov 30 to Dec 2
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 7:49:25 PM IST
A depression would result in heavy rainfall in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh from November 30 to December 2, informed RK Jenamani, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist. ... read..


BJP-ruled states ahead in vaccination coverage, no state ruled by Congress, allies has given first COVID-19 dose to 90 pc of population
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 7:49:17 PM IST
No state ruled by Congress or its allies has been able to give the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to over 90 per cent of its population and second dose to over 50 per cent of its residents, government sources have said. ... read..


Realme confirms upcoming flagship title as 'GT 2 Pro'
Shenzhen | November 29, 2021 7:49:07 PM IST
Realme founder and CEO Sky Li, on Monday, confirmed that the upcoming device touted to be Realme's most premium flagship to date will be called 'GT 2 Pro' and will be available worldwide. ... read..


LS passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill sans debate (Ld)
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
Amid sloganeering by opposition members, the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 was passed by the Lok Sabha by voice vote even as the opposition kept on demanding a discussion on the same. ... read..


Leopard sighted in congested Kanpur college
Kanpur (UP) | Monday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
An adult leopard has been caught on CCTV camera, strolling in the campus of the Vikramajit Singh Sanatan Dharma degree college (VSSD) in Kanpur. ... read..


Man electrocuted, wife dies trying to save him
Shahjahanpur (UP) | Monday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
A man died after coming into contact with a high-tension power cable near his house and his wife died while trying to rescue him. ... read..


Chandy, Chennithala stay away from UDF meeting
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
The difference of opinion between the old guard in the state Congress and the party high command-backed new leadership on Monday deepened when veterans Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala stayed away from the United Democratic Front meeting, held here. ... read..


YSRCP MLA meets Amaravati farmers, extends support
Amaravati | Monday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
In an interesting development, a legislator of Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Monday called on Amaravati farmers participating in ongoing 'Maha padyatra' and extended his support. ... read..


Bridge collapses in UP district, no casualties
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
The longest 2-km Kolaghat bridge suddenly collapsed on Monday morning. ... read..


Quashing single-bench order: Malik, Wankhede Sr on same page
Mumbai | Monday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
Dnyandev Wankhede, father of Narcotics Control Bureau Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, said he had no objection to a plea by Nationalist Congress Party Minister Nawab Malik seeking to quash a single-judge order declining interim relief to Wankhede Sr in hi ... read..


Do not panic, it is being tracked, checked regularly: CM Bommai on Omicron
Davanagere (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 7:18:56 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai on Monday asked people not to panic about the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', and suggested them to follow covid precautionary measures strictly. ... read..


Karnataka seeks additional grants from Centre for input subsidy to compensate farmers: Bommai
Tumakuru (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 7:18:50 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said the state government wrote to the Centre seeking additional grants for input subsidy to compensate farmers for the loss of crops due to incessant rains. ... read..


SC issues notice to Centre on plea to provide ration to refugees registered with UNHCR
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 7:18:46 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central government on a plea seeking to ensure food security for all refugees and asylum-seekers registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). ... read..


Two die in poison gas leak at Vizag pharma city
Visakhapatnam | Monday, 2021 7:15:07 PM IST
In a tragic development, two young men died after reportedly inhaling poisonous gases, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parswada. The mishap took place at the sewage pump house, in the wee hours of Monday, police sources said. ... read..


Arvind Kejriwal visits, gives financial aid to family of corona warrior who died due to COVID
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:49:01 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday visited and handed over financial aid to the family of a COVID-19 warrior who died due to the novel coronavirus. ... read..


Opposition to deliberate on future course of action tomorrow over suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:48:58 PM IST
Condemning the 'unwarranted and undemocratic' suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs, floor leaders of Opposition parties of the Upper House said they will meet on Tuesday to deliberate on the future course of action to resist the government's "authoritarian de ... read..


Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. amid uproar
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Amid sloganeering by members of the opposition, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. during the question hour on Monday. ... read..


Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 passed by Lok Sabha
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 was passed in the Lok Sabha amid sloganeering by the opposition members on Monday. ... read..


Fintech firm Slice becomes India's new unicorn
Bengaluru | Monday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Fintech company Slice on Monday announced it has become India's new unicorn with raising $220 million in a Series B round, that values it at over $1 billion. ... read..


Widespread rain/snowfall forecast for J&K between Dec 5-7
Srinagar | Monday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Widespread rain and snowfall is likely to occur in Jammu and Kashmir between December 5 and 7, weather forecast said on Monday. ... read..


Security tightened in Delhi as winter session of Parliament begins
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Security has been stepped up across the national capital as the winter session of Parliament began on Monday. ... read..


NHA report for 2017-18 released: Centre's health expenditure in GDP increased 1.35 pc
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:19:24 PM IST
The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Monday released findings of the National Health Accounts (NHA) Estimates for India for 2017-18. ... read..


Kerala HC disposed of plea seeking 3rd jab with internationally recognised COVID-19 vaccine
Kochi (Kerala) | November 29, 2021 6:19:14 PM IST
Kerala High Court disposed of a plea seeking a third jab with an internationally recognised COVID-19 vaccine filed by a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) who works in Saudi Arabia. ... read..


File report on whereabouts of animals in circuses; be present during next hearing: Delhi HC asks AWBI Secy
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:19:13 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Secretary of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) to be personally present before the Court on the next date of hearing and asked the board to file a status report on the whereabouts of all the wild animals or ... read..


Share of govt health expenditure in GDP increased from 1.15 pc in 2013-14 to 1.35 pc in 2017-18
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:19:11 PM IST
National Health Authority (NHA) estimates for 2017-2018 clearly show that there has been an increase in the share of government health expenditure in the total GDP of the country. It has increased from 1.15 per cent in 2013-14 to 1.35 per cent in 2017-201 ... read..


12 Rajya Sabha MPs suspended for rest of Winter Session over 'indiscipline' during Monsoon Session
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:19:01 PM IST
Rajya Sabha on the first day of its business for the Winter Session on Monday suspended 12 of its members for the rest of the current session on account of 'unruly and violent behaviour' during the Monsoon Session of Parliament. ... read..


Punjab CM expresses condolences on demise of social activist Jagdish Lal Ahuja
Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 29, 2021 6:18:59 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi expressed his condolences on the demise of Jagdish Lal Ahuja, who was popularly known as Langar Baba, on Monday. ... read..


Centre introduces unique face recognition technology for pensioners
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 6:18:57 PM IST
The Central government on Monday introduced a unique face recognition technology for pensioners aimed at bringing ease of living for the retired and the elderly citizens. ... read..


Kerala models' death case: Arrested interior designer dealt in drugs, police suspects
Kochi | Monday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
The Kerala police Crime Branch police probing the death of three people, including two models, in a car accident suspect that the arrested interior designer Saiju Thankachen had alleged dealings in drugs. ... read..


Govt ready to discuss all issues, but dignity of Parliament be maintained: Modi
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to all political parties for cooperation to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament and said that the Union government is ready to discuss and answer all issues. ... read..


Bengal gives financial assistance to the families of Nadia accident victims
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
A day after the tragic road accident that took away 18 lives, the state government gave financial assistance to the families of the victims and the injured. The state administration also promised to help the families in all possible ways. ... read..


5 new members take oath in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST
Five new members ook oath on Monday in the Rajya Sabha as the winter session of Parliament begins. ... read..


Bodies of two COVID-19 victims found in Bengaluru mortuary after 15 months
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 5:49:23 PM IST
Bodies of two COVID-19 positive patients who had died over a year ago were recovered from the mortuary of an ESI Hospital in Bengaluru's Rajajinagar city. ... read..


Air pollution in Delhi-NCR: SC directs states to file report on steps taken to curb pollution
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 5:49:22 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab governments to explain steps taken by them in compliance with directions issued by Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region (NCR) and adjoining a ... read..


3.6 magnitude quake hits TN's Vellore
Chennai | Monday, 2021 5:45:07 PM IST
A 3.6 magnitude quake hit 59 km Southwest of Vellore city in Tamil Nadu in the wee hours on Monday. ... read..


South Africa condemns travel ban over Omicron
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 5:45:07 PM IST
South Africa's president has condemned travel bans enacted against his country and its neighbours over the new coronavirus variant Omicron, BBC reported. ... read..


Bypoll to Rajya Sabha seat gets underway in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, 2021 5:45:07 PM IST
Voting to elect a Rajya Sabha member began in the Kerala Assembly on Monday morning with the 140 legislators beginning to queue up to cast their votes . ... read..


'Closer to create independent task force', SC seeks states' response on worsening Delhi air pollution
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 5:45:07 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday said if the state governments do not implement the direction issued -- by top court, the Centre, and the air quality management commission -- to curb air pollution, then the court will set up a task force for the implementation ... read..


Our alliance will form government in Punjab, says Amarinder Singh after meeting Haryana CM
Chandigarh (Haryana) | November 29, 2021 5:20:08 PM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that he along with his allies will form the government in Punjab after securing victory in the upcoming Assembly election. ... read..


Visakhapatnam: 2 men die after toxic gas leakage in Ramky pharma city
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | November 29, 2021 5:20:06 PM IST
At least two men died after a toxic gas leaked at Ramky pharma city in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam, the police informed on Monday. ... read..


Karnataka Bitcoin Scam: Prime accused Sriki has links with Congress leaders, alleges Araga Jnanendra
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 5:19:59 PM IST
Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Monday alleged that the prime accused Sriki (Srikrishna Ramesh ) in the bitcoin hacking case has links with Congress leaders. ... read..


Uttarakhand: Minor raped in Dehradun orphanage
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | November 29, 2021 5:19:57 PM IST
A minor was allegedly raped in an orphanage in Dehradun, police said. ... read..


Next version of Vivo OriginOS coming on December 9
Dongguan | November 29, 2021 5:19:53 PM IST
OriginOS, which is Vivo's platform of choice for its Chinese phones, is about to get a new version. ... read..


12 Rajya Sabha MPs suspended for rest of Winter Session over 'indiscipline' during Monsson Session
By 12 Rajya Sabha Mps Suspended For Rest Of Winter Session

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 5:19:51 PM IST
Rajya Sabha on the first day of its business for the Winter Session on Monday suspended 12 of its members for the rest of the current session on account of 'unruly and violent behaviour' during the Monsoon Session of Parliament. ... read..


47.4 lakh of 14.2 kg LPG cylinders consumed daily: Ministry
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 5:19:36 PM IST
The government on Monday informed that 47.4 lakh of 14.2 kg and 2.9 lakh of 19 kg LPG cylinders were consumed per day respectively during April to September this year. ... read..


Jayalalithaa's heirs approach Chennai District Collector for possession of 'Veda Nilayam'
Chennai | Monday, 2021 5:15:07 PM IST
The legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa have sought the keys of her residence 'Veda Nilayam' from the Chennai District Collector. ... read..


TN, Kerala officials agree to erect fence at rail tracks for elephants' safety
Chennai | Monday, 2021 5:15:07 PM IST
Officials of Tamil Nadu forest officials and Kerala's Palakkad railway division have agreed to erect electric fences in vulnerable stretches in railway tracks between Kanjikode and Madukkarai to prevent elephants from crossing the track. ... read..


State-level football player held in drunken state in Bihar
Patna | Monday, 2021 5:15:07 PM IST
Patna police arrested a state-level football player in a drunken state, an official said on Monday. ... read..


Calendar dedicated to farmers' protest unveiled in Canada
Chandigarh | Monday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Canada-based online magazine that covers alternate politics unveiled its annual calendar dedicated to the year-long farmers' protest in India, organisers said on Monday. ... read..


Tirumala temple's super priest Dollar Seshadri dead at 74
Visakhapatnam | Monday, 2021 4:45:07 PM IST
Senior priest of Tirumala temple Pala Seshadri, popularly known as Dollar Seshadri, died of cardiac arrest here early Monday. He was 74. ... read..


Sushil Modi challenges NITI Aayog's report on Bihar
Patna | Monday, 2021 4:45:07 PM IST
Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi has challenged NITI Aayog's latest report ranking Bihar lowest in all parameters. ... read..


14-feet python travels with passengers in private bus
Jaipur | Monday, 2021 4:45:07 PM IST
In a bizarre incident reported in Udaipur, a 14-feet python travelled along with passengers in a private bus, which was going from Udaipur to Mumbai, but the passengers were all unaware of the presence of this unknown guest. ... read..


Rajasthan set to witness line of festivals starting with Kumbhalgarh festival from Dec 1
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | November 29, 2021 4:20:10 PM IST
Rajasthan will be witnessing a line of festivals for tourists visiting the desert state in winters, starting from the Kumbhalgarh festival from December 1. ... read..


Covid Omicron variant: 'Concerning, but not alarming', says top official
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 4:20:08 PM IST
Following the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', which has led to travel bans and new restrictions in many countries across the world, DG Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Dr Shekhar C Mande said that India is observing the situ ... read..


Angry with son, UP man wills his property to state
Agra | Monday, 2021 4:15:38 PM IST
After a woman in Odisha bequeathed her property to a rickshaw puller, an 83-year-old man in Agra has given his immovable property worth around Rs 2.5 crore to the state. ... read..


UP youth held for tweeting misleading photo
Deoria (UP) | Monday, 2021 4:15:38 PM IST
The Deoria police have arrested a youth for posting a misleading picture on his social media profile showing Uttar Pradesh Teacher's Eligibility Test (UPTET) aspirants resting on a platform. ... read..


Oppn gives notices in both Houses, demands MSP & compensation to farmers
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 4:15:38 PM IST
Opposition in both Houses of Parliament has upped its ante against the government as it prepares to repeal the farm laws on Monday. Several MPs from the Congress and other parties have moved notices in their respective Houses. ... read..


Heavy rains likely in South Tamil Nadu
Chennai | Monday, 2021 4:15:38 PM IST
Heavy rains will shift to South Tamil Nadu on Monday and lash the southern districts till Tuesday, as per the India Meteorological Department. ... read..


Delhi-NCR wakes up to fog, very poor AQI
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 4:15:38 PM IST
Delhi-NCR woke up to a foggy Monday morning with its minimum temperature settling at 10 degrees celsius and an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 370, which is likely to deteriorate further from December 1 due to change in wind speed. ... read..


Mission Shakti 3: Health clubs for UP girls
Lucknow | Monday, 2021 4:15:32 PM IST
In the third phase of 'Mission Shakti', the Uttar Pradesh government is organising health clubs for girls in every state university, private university, government college, non-government aided college and self-funded college in the state. ... read..


Newly appointed media advisors in Raj not to get any cabinet rank
Jaipur | Monday, 2021 4:15:32 PM IST
Looking at the raging controversy over the appointment of six MLAs as advisors, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has clarified that none of them would get the status of a cabinet minister or minister of state. ... read..


Cold wave intensifies in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar | Monday, 2021 4:15:32 PM IST
Cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Monday as the minimum temperatures dropped further across the two union territories. ... read..


Tewari gives notice for adjournment motion in LS over farmers issue
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 4:15:26 PM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari has given a notice for the adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha demanding compensation for the farmers who lost their lives in a year long agitation. ... read..


Modi to inaugurate Gorakhpur AIIMS, fertiliser unit in Dec
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2021 4:15:26 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the branch of AIIMS in Gorakhpur in mid- December. ... read..


2 killed in violence in UP's Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2021 4:15:26 PM IST
Two persons were killed and one injured when two groups attacked each other in a village in the Jhangha area of the district. ... read..


Govt to table Bill in LS today to repeal farm laws
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 4:15:26 PM IST
The government will table 'The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021' in the Lok Sabha on Monday to complete the constitutional provisions to repeal three farm laws. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar will introduce the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 in the Lo ... read..


UP drive to include more farmers under PMFBY
Lucknow | Monday, 2021 4:15:20 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government is set to mobilise the farming community by launching a state-wide drive from December 1 to bring the maximum number of farmers under the Central crop insurance scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). ... read..


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