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Wreath laying ceremony of CRPF jawan Shymal Kumar Dey performed
Midnapore (West Bengal) | June 28, 2020 11:41:58 PM IST
Wreath laying ceremony of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Shymal Kumar Dey who lost his life in a terrorists attack on a CRPF party in Anantnag on June 26, was performed at his native village in West Midnapore on Sunday. ... read..


UP Guv given additional charge of Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 11:41:55 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Sunday was given additional charge of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh during the absence of Lal Ji Tandon, Rashtrapati Bhawan said. ... read..


KPCC to hold statewide protest against fuel prices hike on Monday
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 28, 2020 11:41:53 PM IST
The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) will hold a statewide protest against the Centre and state government over the rising fuel prices on Monday. ... read..


Police recover cash over Rs 50 lakh from clerk in Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 11:41:52 PM IST
Visakhapatnam Police recovered cash worth over Rs 50 lakh at Dwarka bus station here, from a clerk of a jewellery shop in West Godavari district, said Visakhapatnam city police. ... read..


Mamata announces financial incentives for trained HHW in urban areas
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 28, 2020 11:41:47 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced a package of financial incentives for the trained Honorary Health Workers (HHW) providing services in urban areas. ... read..


Private medical establishments can't deny treatment to COVID-19 patients: Karnataka Govt
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 28, 2020 11:41:46 PM IST
Private medical establishments in Karnataka cannot deny treatment to COVID-19 patients or those with related symptoms, said the State Government on Saturday. ... read..


Assam Rifles provides umbrellas in Mizoram villages to ensure social distancing
Aizawl | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
In an innovative attempt to follow 'social distancing by people, the Central paramilitary Assam Rifles have been distributing umbrellas to economically weaker sections of society and senior citizens in Mizoram, officials said here on Sunday. ... read..


Intel warns of pro-Khalistan activity in India backed by ISI, SFJ (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and recent military face-off on the India-China border in Ladakh, intelligence agencies have warned the government of pro-Khalistan activities in the country backed by Pakistan's ISI spy agency and the banned Sikhs for Justice ( ... read..


624 COVID-19 cases, 19 death in Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | June 28, 2020 11:12:05 PM IST
A total of 624 COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths were reported in Gujarat on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 31,397 in the state while the death toll rose to 1,809. ... read..


Amit Shah speaks to Assam CM regarding landslides near Guwahati
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 11:12:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take stock of the "alarming situation" in Brahmaputra river and landslides near Guwahati. ... read..


Shopping markets portray plaguing scenario as COVID-19 continues to grip Delhi
By Joymala Bagchi

New Delhi | June 28, 2020 11:12:02 PM IST
It has been more than a month since Delhi's shopping destination resumed its services for public, however, a sneak-peek into these markets brings out a rather plaguing scenario which is far from its previous sheen and elan. ... read..


161 new COVID-19 cases in Punjab, tally reaches 5,216
Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 28, 2020 11:12:01 PM IST
Punjab on Sunday reported 161 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 5,216 in the state, said Department of Information and Public Relations in a bulletin. ... read..


DGCA issues show cause notice to AirAsia India as pilot alleges safety violations
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 11:11:59 PM IST
The DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) has issued a show cause notice to AirAsia India in connection with a pilot levelling allegation that the airline is compromising on the issue of safety. ... read..


Pune: FIR against housing society secretary for restricting entry of tenant
Pune (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 11:11:54 PM IST
An FIR has been registered against Secretary of a housing society in Pune for restricting entry of a new tenant and asking him to preoduce a medical certificate for entering the society. ... read..


Maharashtra reports 5,493 new COVID-19 cases, state tally reaches 1,64,626
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 11:11:53 PM IST
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 5,493 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of recorded cases to 1,64,626 in the state, said Maharashtra Health Department. ... read..


Books, food distributed in unique way to Mumbai slum areas children
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 11:11:51 PM IST
Mumbai's Sion friends circle group has come forward with a helping hand in this lockdown by distributing books and foods to needy people in Mumbai. ... read..


22 new COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 28, 2020 11:11:46 PM IST
A total of 22 new coronavirus cases were reported in Jharkhand on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 2,342, informed the State Health Department. ... read..


Telangana marks ex-PM Rao's centenary birth anniversary
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Rich tributes were paid to former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao on Sunday on his 100th birth anniversary with leaders recalling his services to the nation, especially the economic reforms initiated by him. ... read..


PV Narasimha Rao put country on path of prosperity: TPCC president
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 10:41:55 PM IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president and Member of Parliament Captain Uttam on Sunday attended PV Narasimha Rao's birth centenary celebrations at Gandhi Bhavan. ... read..


983 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths reported in Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 10:41:52 PM IST
Four deaths and 983 new coronavirus cases were reported in Telangana on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 14,419, informed the state government. ... read..


221 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths reported in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 10:41:51 PM IST
A total of 221 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths were reported in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 13,186, informed the State Health Department. ... read..


Pratap Sarangi launches MSME Forum for Indian entrepreneurs on World MSME Day
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 10:41:49 PM IST
WC Education Private Limited celebrated the World Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day on Saturday by launching a solitary flagship platform titled MSME Forum in the grand presence of Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for MSME and ... read..


Congress is devoid of moral, patriotism: Pragya Thakur
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 10:41:48 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur on Sunday said that Congress party is devoid of moral, ethics and patriotism. ... read..


One more CRPF personnel succumbs to COVID-19
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 10:41:46 PM IST
A CRPF personnel who was under treatment with plasma therapy for COVID-19, on Sunday passed away, taking the total number of deaths in the paramilitary force to nine, officials said. ... read..


Spotlight back on PV, the architect of India's economic reforms
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The birth centenary celebrations of former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, which began on Sunday, brought the spotlight back on the life of 'Telugu bidda'. ... read..


Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya, offers prayers
Ayodhya | Sunday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, on Sunday, visited Ayodhya where he met saints and seers and saw the progress of work going on at the Ram temple construction site. ... read..


Punjab postpones exams for university exit classes till July 15
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced the postponement of exams for the exit classes in all universities of the state till July 15 owing to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to ex-PM Narasimha Rao
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday paid tribute to former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. In a Facebook post, Rahul Gandhi wrote, "My tribute to former Congress President and Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao Ji on his birth anniversary." ... read..


127 new COVID-19 cases reported in J-K, tally reaches 7,093
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 28, 2020 10:11:59 PM IST
As many as 127 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 7,093 while the death toll stands at 94, said Government of Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


32 new COVID-19 cases in Uttarakhand
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 28, 2020 10:11:57 PM IST
A total of 32 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Uttarakhand on Sunday taking the total count of cases in the state to 2,823. ... read..


SC dismisses plea challenging Raj HC upholding conduction of state board exams
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 10:11:55 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed the plea challenging the Rajasthan High Court decision upholding the conduct of two remaining State Board Examinations for Class 10 on June 29 and 30. ... read..


Indians demand ban on Chinese apps amid Galwan stand-off
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 10:11:53 PM IST
Angry over Chinese aggression at Line of Actual Control (LAC) and killing of 20 Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley stand-off on June 15, Indian citizens are now demanding a complete ban on Chinese apps in the country. ... read..


Police did not allow me to pay homage to PV Narasimha Rao: Congress leader
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 10:11:52 PM IST
Congress leader Marri Shashidhar Reddy on Sunday said that he was not allowed to pay homage to late former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao on his birth centenary celebrations in Hyderabad. ... read..


Fire breaks out in UP's Rampur
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 10:11:50 PM IST
A fire broke out in the Tilak colony under the limits of Kotwali Police Station in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district on Saturday. ... read..


Home Minister speaking goons' language: Baghel on Shah's 'do-do haath ho jayein' remark
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | June 28, 2020 10:11:49 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday slammed Union Home Minister Amit Shah over his statement challenging Rahul Gandhi for a debate in Parliament on Indo-China conflict since 1962, saying that "such kind of language is used by goons and mi ... read..


Will urge PM Modi to honour late PV Narasimha Rao with Bharat Ratna: Telangana CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 10:11:47 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said that he will lead a delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will urge him to honour late former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao with Bharat Ratna. ... read..


Chinese companies contributed to PM-CARES fund, alleges Congress
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Amid political mudslinging between the opposition Congress and the ruling BJP on the issue of donations from Chinese companies, the Congress has alleged that PM-CARES fund also received donations from Chinese firms. ... read..


UP govt's claim of providing one crore jobs bunkum: Cong
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The UP unit of the Congress, here on Sunday, said the state government's claim of providing more than one crore jobs was false. ... read..


Drones in UP to help control locust swarms
Chennai | Sunday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Drone-as-a-Service (DAAS) provider Garuda Aerospace will soon start spraying anti-locust pesticide in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Noida near Delhi, said a top company official. ... read..


Will seek permission from Court to transfer Tuticorin custodial death case to CBI: Palaniswami
Salem (Tamil Nadu) | June 28, 2020 9:41:57 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the state government will seek permission from the court to transfer the Tuticorin custodial death case to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the next hearing. ... read..


16 deaths, 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 in Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 28, 2020 9:41:55 PM IST
Sixteen deaths due to COVID-19 and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Karnataka, according to information provided by the State Health Department. ... read..


93 new COVID-19 cases in Manipur
Imphal (Manipur) | June 28, 2020 9:41:54 PM IST
As many as 93 new cases have been reported in Manipur in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 1,185. ... read..


COVID-19: Situation will improve in coming weeks, says Sisodia
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 9:41:52 PM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday said that situation will improve in the coming weeks in the national capital. ... read..


With 402 new COVID-19 cases, Haryana's tally reaches 13,829
Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 28, 2020 9:41:49 PM IST
As many as 402 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Haryana on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 13,829, said Haryana Health Department. ... read..


Mission Sagar: INS Kesari returns to Kochi after 55 days of deployment in southern Indian Ocean
Kochi (Kerala) | June 28, 2020 9:41:48 PM IST
Indian Naval Ship Kesari arrived at Kochi on Sunday after 55 days of deployment to the southern Indian Ocean region as part of 'Mission Sagar'. ... read..


8 deaths, 327 new COVID-19 cases reported in Rajasthan
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | June 28, 2020 9:41:46 PM IST
Eight deaths and 327 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Rajasthan till 8:30 p.m. today, according to information provided by the State Health Department. ... read..


Despite Cong not being in power, RGF attracts big names of India Inc as donors (IANS Special)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Despite the Congress being out of power for more than six years now, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) headed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi attracts the top names of India Inc who have made donations to the foundation. ... read..


Not just Imran; Iqbal and Jinnah also supported Islamic terror
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Imran Khan calling Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a 'shaheed' (martyr) may shock many, but anybody familiar with the past and present of Pakistan will not be surprised. It has always glorified terrorists; even before Pakistan was born, when ... read..


Facing financial crisis, Hyderabad barbers seek help from government
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 9:11:54 PM IST
While salons have reopened in Telangana's Hyderabad, barbers here are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 crisis in absence of the customers, they have urged the government to provide them with some aid. ... read..


118 new COVID-19 cases in Kerala
General News | June 28, 2020 9:11:48 PM IST
As many as 118 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Kerala on Sunday, said Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja. ... read..


AI predicts side effects of testicular cancer treatment on kidneys
London | Sunday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based model that can predict how chemotherapy can affect the kidneys of testicular cancer patients. ... read..


ICMR identifies PGIMER for validation of Rapid Antigen Detection Assays for COVID-19
Chandigarh | June 28, 2020 8:41:50 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical and Research (ICMR) has initiated a programme of clinical trials for rapid antigen detection assays for COVID-19 patients and PGIMER, Chandigarh has been selected as one of seven premier tertiary care hospitals across the cou ... read..


Andhra CM, LOP pay tribute to PV Narasimha Rao; Naidu appeals Bharat Ratna for former PM
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 8:41:49 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday paid tribute to late former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary saying that his contribution to the growth of the nation will be remembered by the generations to come. ... read..


6 more ITBP personnel test positive for COVID-19
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 8:41:47 PM IST
Six more personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday. ... read..


More than 100 terrorists eliminated in Kashmir this year: Nityanand Rai
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 8:41:46 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai, on Sunday addressed virtual rally in Madhubani district of Bihar and said that "more than hundred terrorists were eliminated" this year in Kashmir, and Tral area is now a 'militancy free zone' in Ka ... read..


Locusts wouldn't have spread had Rajasthan cooperated: Kailash Choudhary (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Kailash Choudhary has said that if the Rajasthan government had cooperated, the problem posed by locusts would not have spilled beyond the state, and rather would have been contained there. ... read..


Four suicides, three suicide bids in 48 hrs shock Maharashtra
Mumbai/Nagpur | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Four alleged suicides and three cases of suicide attempts by different families in Nagpur and Palghar within 48 hours shocked Maharashtra over the weekend, officials said. ... read..


Modi remembers Narasimha Rao on 99th birth anniversary
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered P.V. Narasimha Rao on his 99th birth anniversary, and described the former premier as "one of India's most experienced leaders". ... read..


150 police personnel test COVID-19 positive in 48 hours: Maharashtra Police
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 8:11:54 PM IST
A total of 150 new personnel tested positive for COVID-19 among the Maharashtra Police in the last 48 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 4,666. ... read..


West Bengal reports 572 new COVID-19 cases
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 28, 2020 8:11:52 PM IST
As many as 572 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths were reported in West Bengal on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases to 17,283, according to the state health department. ... read..


India witnesses record surge of 19,906 COVID-19 cases, total count crosses 5.28 lakh
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 8:11:51 PM IST
With the highest single-day spike of 19,906 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus count mounts to 5,28,859 on Sunday, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. ... read..


Rain lashes parts of Pune on Sunday
Pune (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 8:11:49 PM IST
Rain lashed parts of Pune on Sunday. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted generally cloudy sky with moderate rain in the city for today. ... read..


Delhi reports 2,889 new COVID-19 cases, total count reaches 83,077
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 8:11:48 PM IST
A total of 2,889 COVID-19 cases were reported on Sunday taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 83,077 in the national capital, informed the Health Department of Delhi Government in a bulletin. ... read..


'Rehabilitate us before giving domicile certificates to others in J&K'
Srinagar | Sunday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Migrant Kashmiri Pandits on Sunday demanded rehabilitation and return to their homeland before domicile certificates are issued to others in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


J-K Police does not target terrorists' families without evidence: IGP
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 28, 2020 7:41:51 PM IST
Vijay Kumar, Kashmir Inspector-General of Police (IGP) on Sunday said that Jammu and Kashmir Police does not target the families of the terrorists without evidence. ... read..


No law has been broken, says activist Rehana Fathima's husband
Kochi (Kerala) | June 28, 2020 7:41:46 PM IST
Manoj K Sreedhar, husband of activist Rehana Fathima, expressed hope regarding approval of his wife's bail application by the Kerala High Court and insisted that she had not broken the law. ... read..


Bihar minister tests COVID-19 positive
Katihar (Bihar) | June 28, 2020 7:12:05 PM IST
Bihar government minister Vinod Singh was tested positive for COVID-19 and has been kept under quarantine at a hotel in Katihar. ... read..


68 inmates in Akola jail test positive for COVID-19
Akola (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 7:12:03 PM IST
Sixty-eight inmates in the Akola jail have tested positive for COVID-19 out of which many are asymptomatic, said Sanjay Khadse, Deputy Collector, Akola. ... read..


Student appearing for board exam tests positive in Karantaka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 28, 2020 7:12:00 PM IST
A student who appeared in the board exams in Karnataka's Arakalagud town on Sunday tested positive for COVID-19. ... read..


Tamil Nadu reports 3,940 new COVID-19 cases
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 28, 2020 7:11:58 PM IST
Tamil Nadu has reported 3,940 new COVID-19 positive cases and 54 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 82,275, said State Health Department. ... read..


Indian Railways suspends regular train services till August 12
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 7:11:57 PM IST
In the backdrop of COVID-19, the Indian Railways has decided to suspend the regular train services till August 12. ... read..


Himachal Pradesh reports total 902 COVID-19 positive cases
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 7:11:54 PM IST
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 902 including 367 active cases, 515 recoveries and seven deaths, said State Health Department. ... read..


Manipur extends lockdown till July 15
Imphal (Manipur) | June 28, 2020 7:11:52 PM IST
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday announced the extension of lockdown in the state till July 15. ... read..


Exams for exit classes in all universities in Punjab postponed till July 15
Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 28, 2020 7:11:49 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced the postponement of exams for exit classes in all universities of the state till July 15. ... read..


Deonar abattoir in Mumbai to function from July 2: BMC
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 28, 2020 7:11:46 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to allow the functioning of Deonar abattoir in Mumbai after almost three months of shutdown under the under 'Mission Begin Again.' ... read..


When you will talk on nation's defence: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Amid the political slugfest over the Chinese transgression, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday again questioned the government on the status of the LAC. ... read..


Those who cast an evil eye on Ladakh have got befitting response: PM (Ld)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India has given a befitting reply to the Chinese transgression in Ladakh and the world has seen India's commitment to safeguarding its borders. ... read..


UP reports 606 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 28, 2020 6:41:51 PM IST
In the last 24 hours, 606 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh, currently there are 6,679 active cases, said Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad. ... read..


Decision to be taken whether lockdown should be re-imposed in GHMC limits: Telangana CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 6:41:46 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said that a decision will be taken on the proposals whether lockdown should be re-imposed in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits for a few days. ... read..


Suicide, domestic violence cases surged during lockdown in Ludhiana: Police
Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 28, 2020 6:41:45 PM IST
A hike is witnessed in suicide and domestic violence cases in Ludhiana during the lockdown with 100 cases of suicide and 1500 domestic violence complaints registered during the period, said Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Akhil Chaudhary. ... read..


Agra shifts focus to khadi shoes to tide over economic crisis
Agra | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on businesses, Agra shoe manufacturers have now shifted their focus to new products to help them tide over the crisis that has robbed the happiness and economy of the labour-intensive industry. ... read..


Plan to help livelihood through pine needles delayed in Himachal
Shimla | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh government's ambitious plans to help locals weave livelihood out of forest produce pine needles and farm-raised bamboo by making baskets and other household items has virtually been locked out because of the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..


Web of digitisation catches up with India's nomads
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
It is not just the small and medium-sized businesses that have scaled up their digital presence in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nomads selling bohemian furniture and vintage home decor items at the aptly named Banjara Market in Sector 56 of Guru ... read..


Modi remembers ex-PM Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered former Prime Minister Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary, calling him a great scholar. ... read..


Indian CEOs of Chinese firms to answer: Is brand bigger or Bharat?
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Famously known as 'Rajni' for his unique accent and 'Jingle' for his jovial nature among his classmates and friends, Colonel Santosh Babu remained in the frontline and was mortally wounded in the attempts to ensure withdrawal of Chinese troops from the In ... read..


Birth centenary celebrations of PV Narasimha Rao begins in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 6:11:54 PM IST
The centenary birthday celebrations of PV Narasimha Rao began in Hyderabad on Sunday, with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao paying tribute to the late former Prime Minister. ... read..


Assam: People buy essentials before lockdown in Guwahati
Guwahati (Assam) | June 28, 2020 6:11:49 PM IST
People gathered at markets to buy essential items in Guwahati, Assam, before complete lockdown is imposed on entire Kamrup Metropolitan from 7 p.m. today, for the next 14 days, due to rise in COVID-19 cases. ... read..


PM-CARES Fund received donations from Chinese companies: Congress
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 6:11:48 PM IST
Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Sunday said that the PM-CARES Fund has received donations from Chinese companies which is "alarming for the national security". ... read..


India has given befitting reply to China: Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat'
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India has given a befitting reply to the Chinese transgression in Ladakh and the world has seen India's commitment in safeguarding it's borders. ... read..


UP boy dies after being bitten by snake in bed
Lakhimpur (UP) | Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
A 15-year-old boy died after being bitten by a black cobra who had slipped inside his mosquito net at Jamalpur village. ... read..


Yogi to start door-to-door survey to curb corona
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to launch a door-to-door survey across all 75 districts to screen and detect 'hidden' cases for capping coronavirus spread. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 5:41:51 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday paid tribute to late former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary. ... read..


Northeast India likely to receive widespread rainfall in next 4-5 days: IMD
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 5:41:49 PM IST
Northeast India is likely to receive widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rains over the region in next four to five days as the eastern end of monsoon trough continues to run along the foothills of Himalayas with the convergence of stron ... read..


Rainwater enters Bihar road construction minister's residence in Patna
Patna (Bihar) | June 28, 2020 5:41:46 PM IST
Rainwater entered the residence of State Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav in Patna on Sunday. ... read..


China silent over its casualties suffered in Galwan valley during talks: Sources
New Delhi | June 28, 2020 5:41:45 PM IST
India and China will hold talks every week in the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) meeting to discuss the ongoing aggression by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Eastern Ladakh sector and find ways for de-escalating the t ... read..


Merkel warns UK of weaker ties to EU after Brexit
London | Sunday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
As she hardens the stance on a no-deal Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled of "no compromise" with trade after the UK's exit from the European Union (EU). ... read..


Hyderabad: Telangana CM attends PV Narasimha Rao's birth centenary celebrations
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 28, 2020 5:11:52 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday attended the birth centenary celebrations of late former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao held at PV Ghat, Necklace Road in Hyderabad. ... read..


Siddaramaiah asks K'taka govt to release 'White Paper' on COVID-19 preparedness
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 28, 2020 5:11:50 PM IST
Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah asked the Karnataka government to release White Paper over the state of healthcare system and the government's preparedness to address COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Shopping malls to re-open in Gurugram, Faridabad from July 1
Chandigarh (Haryana) | June 28, 2020 5:11:49 PM IST
Malls that have been shut for almost three months owning to coronavirus-induced lockdown are set to re-open from July 1 in Gurugram and Faridabad districts, said Haryana government on Sunday. ... read..


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