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BJP's Michael Lobo resigns as Goa minister ahead of Assembly polls, says "in talks with other parties"
Panaji (Goa) | January 10, 2022 12:20:06 PM IST
Ahead of Goa assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Michael Lobo on Monday resigned from the post of Goa Minister. ... read..


Punjab seeks court-monitored probe into PM's security breach case
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 12:20:00 PM IST
The Punjab government on Monday urged the Supreme Court to set up an independent committee to look into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach in the state on January 5. ... read..


Foraged foods: From survival to fine dining
By Pushpesh Pant

New Delhi | January 10, 2022 12:19:50 PM IST
Foraging food started as a vogue some ten years back--a push back to proliferating globalization and homogenization of food. The reaction, it was claimed, was to restore our link with Mother Earth and persuade us to adopt an eco-friendly lifestyle full of ... read..


Administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years begins in Delhi on Monday
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 12:19:49 PM IST
The administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years began in the national capital on Monday. ... read..


Delhi: Father beats paralysed son to death, arrested
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 11:50:51 AM IST
A man was arrested after he allegedly murdered his paralysed son in Delhi's Bharat Nagar area, said the police on Monday. ... read..


TN begins administering COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' to healthcare, frontline workers, senior citizens
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 10, 2022 11:21:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu government on Monday began administering COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' to healthcare, frontline workers and senior citizens, who are above 60 years of age with co-morbidities. ... read..


Gang that sold minor girls to older men busted, six held in Greater Noida
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | January 10, 2022 11:20:58 AM IST
Six members of a gang involved in child trafficking have been arrested in Greater Noida, informed local police on Monday. ... read..


'She will come back', claims Bihar BJP president after MLA Rashmi Verma resigns citing 'personal issues'
Patna (Bihar) | January 10, 2022 11:20:55 AM IST
After Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Bihar's Narkatiaganj Rashmi Verma announces her resignation citing "personal reasons", party's state president Sanjay Jaiswal informed that the MLA wrote the letter due to some family issue but did not present it to t ... read..


2 terrorists killed in encounter at Kulgam in J&K
Srinagar | Monday, 2022 11:15:09 AM IST
Two terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Hasanpora area in South Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said on Monday. ... read..


India reports over 1,79 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, Omicron tally reaches 4,033
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 10:49:45 AM IST
India reported 1,79,723 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the daily positivity rate in the country to 13.29 per cent, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday. ... read..


Mumbai godown fire under control, no casualty reported
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 10, 2022 10:20:14 AM IST
A fire that broke out in a godown in Mumbai in the early hours of Monday has been brought under control, informed Fire Brigade Officers. ... read..


AAP MP ND Gupta writes to Nirmala Sitharaman, seeks extension in tax audit filing
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 9:49:58 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP ND Gupta on Sunday wrote a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought an extension in the tax audit filing date for the current financial year. ... read..


Indore-based bamboo artifacts craftsman forced to sell goods on footpath to make ends meet
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | January 10, 2022 9:49:49 AM IST
A bamboo artefacts craftsman who claims to be a Master degree holder in Fine Arts seeks government intervention as he is forced to sell his goods on the footpath, making it difficult for his family to make ends meet. ... read..


With AQI at 53, Delhi's air quality remains in 'satisfactory' category
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 9:20:58 AM IST
The air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the 'satisfactory' category on Monday with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 53, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). ... read..


SC to hear plea on recent breach in PM Modi's security during Punjab visit today
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 9:20:49 AM IST
The Supreme Court will hear a plea on Monday seeking a court-monitored probe into the breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security during his visit to Punjab's Ferozepur. ... read..


Fire in Mumbai godown, no casualty reported
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 10, 2022 8:20:30 AM IST
A fire broke out in a wood godown situated in the Byculla area of Mumbai on Monday, informed Fire Brigade officials. ... read..


Kerala CM aims to earn commission, says Sudhakaran on SilverLine project
Kochi (Kerala) | January 10, 2022 7:20:23 AM IST
Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President K Sudhakaran lashed out at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan regarding the SilverLine semi high-speed rail project and alleged that his only aim is to earn commission from it. ... read..


Over 55 pc people in UP's Ayodhya fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | January 10, 2022 7:20:21 AM IST
More than 55 per cent of people in Ayodhya are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, District Magistrate Nitish Kumar informed. ... read..


CAIT urges ECI to introduce e-voting using internet technology
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 7:15:07 AM IST
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday has written to the Election Commission of India suggesting an introduction of e-voting mechanism for citizens to cast their votes. ... read..


Maharashtra reports 44,388 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 10, 2022 6:49:58 AM IST
As many as 44,388 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra during the last 24 hours, as per the state health department on Sunday. ... read..


VHP objects to sanction of Rs 78 lakhs for Missionaries of Charity by Odisha govt
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 10, 2022 6:49:53 AM IST
Objecting to the sanction Rs 78.76 lakh from the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) to support 13 institutions run by Missionaries of Charity in Odisha, Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) General Secretary Milind Parande said that CM Naveen Patnaik has no right t ... read..


Kerala actress attack case: Dileep, 5 others booked for threatening investigation officials
Kochi (Kerala) | January 10, 2022 6:49:52 AM IST
Kerala Police Crime Branch on Sunday registered a new case against Malayalam movie actor Dileep and five others for allegedly threatening the investigation officials in connection with the actor attack case. ... read..


Elephant calf falls into well in Odisha's Chakundapada village, rescued
Mayurbhanj (Odisha) | January 10, 2022 6:49:50 AM IST
An elephant calf fell into a well in Chakundapada village of Rasgovindpur forest range in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district and was rescued later after five hours. ... read..


UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav knows he'll lose, finding new excuses every day, says Sidharth Nath Singh
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | January 10, 2022 6:49:47 AM IST
Ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Minister Sidharth Nath Singh on Sunday took a dig on Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and alleged that he knows that he'll lose, and is therefore looking for new excuses every day. ... read..


Telangana CM holds COVID-19 review meeting, urges people to follow protocols
Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 10, 2022 6:19:52 AM IST
In view of the surging COVID-19 cases, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao held a review meeting and urged people to follow COVID protocols issued by the government. ... read..


Defence Ministry surveys its land, takes measures for its protection
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
The Defence Ministry, which has conducted the first-ever digital survey and documentation of its lakhs of acres of its land holdings across the country, has now begun specialised training for capacity-building of technical personnel and officers of the D ... read..


K'taka minister blackmailed for Rs 1cr over son's video; 1 held
Bengaluru | Monday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
Karnataka police on Sunday arrested the son of an astrologer in connection with the case of blackmailing a state cabinet minister over the "private video" of his son and demanding an extortion amount of Rs 1 crore. ... read..


Puducherry: Schools for class 1 to 9 to remain closed amid rising COVID-19 cases
Puducherry | January 10, 2022 5:50:42 AM IST
Amid rising cases of COVID-19, all the physical classes for students of classes 1 to 9 to remain closed in the union territory, the Puducherry government informed on Sunday. ... read..


Over 80 Tibetans test COVID positive so far in Himachal's Dharamshala
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | January 10, 2022 5:50:41 AM IST
Amid the rising number of COVID cases in the country, over 80 cases were reported from the Tibetan community so far in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala. ... read..


Western Disturbance that brought rains over Delhi unique in many ways
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Did you know that the Western Disturbance that brought in record rainfall over Delhi these last three days is unique in many ways? ... read..


India to begin administering COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' to 60+ age group, healthcare, frontline workers from today
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 4:50:04 AM IST
The administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years in the country is set to begin on Monday. ... read..


27 militants lay down arms to join mainstream life in last year: Tripura Police
Agartala (Tripura) | January 10, 2022 4:50:01 AM IST
As many as 27 militants belonging to various proscribed groups laid down arms before Tripura police to join mainstream life last year, the Tripura Police's Annual Press Communique said. ... read..


Cong's Mekedatu padayatra politically motivated: Bommai
Bengaluru | Monday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said the Congress has undertaken the "politically motivated" Mekedatu padayatra to fool the people. ... read..


Telangana ready to face any situation, says CM
Hyderabad | Monday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said that the state government is ready to face any situation in view of the current surge in Covid-19 cases. ... read..


KCR betrayed people of Telangana: Assam CM
Hyderabad | Monday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday alleged that his Telangana counterpart K. Chandrasekhar Rao betrayed the people, especially the unemployed youth. ... read..


114 cops, 18 senior officers test COVID positive in last 24 hrs, informs Mumbai Police
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 10, 2022 3:49:41 AM IST
Amid the surge in the COVID-19 cases, 114 police personnel and 18 senior officers including 13 Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCPs), four Additional Commissioner of Police (CPs) and one Joint CP (Level Officer) have tested COVID-19 positive in the last 48 ... read..


Ahed of commissioning in 2022, IAC Vikrant sets out for new trials
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
After two successive high-profile visits, that of the President and Vice President within a span of less than two weeks, indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) Vikrant is heading out for the next set of sea trials, officials said on Sunday. ... read..


Manipur Congress legislator joins BJP
Imphal | Monday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Tribal leader and Congress MLA Chaltonlien Amo of Tipaimukh Assembly constituency joined the ruling BJP on Sunday -- a day after the Election Commission announced the schedule of the elections to the 60-member Manipur assembly. ... read..


India greets France for taking over EU Presidency, discusses goals for 2022
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar on Sunday spoke to his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian and discussed what France and India can achieve together in 2022 and how to make France's EU presidency an accelerator for EU-India ties. ... read..


Despite heavy snowfall, COVID-19 vaccination drive for 15-18 age group continues in J-K's Doda
Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 10, 2022 2:50:05 AM IST
Despite heavy snowfall, the COVID-19 vaccination drive for children between the 15 to 18 age group continued in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Sunday. ... read..


'Sulli Deals' app creator arrested; sent to 4-day police custody (Ld)
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
Six months after the registration of a case against the creator of the Sulli Deals mobile application, where photos of Muslim women were displayed for auction, the Delhi Police has finally arrested the mastermind behind the creation of the derogatory appl ... read..


Two unidentified terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Kulgam
Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 10, 2022 2:19:58 AM IST
Two unidentified terrorists have been killed in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in the Hasanpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam, the police informed on Monday. ... read..


Punjab polls: No alliance with AAP, says Samyukta Samaj Morcha
Chandigarh | January 10, 2022 2:19:56 AM IST
Samyukta Samaj Morcha president Balbir Singh Rajewal on Sunday said that they will not form an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the Punjab Assembly polls which is scheduled to be held next month. ... read..


Over 300 Delhi Police personnel test COVID positive
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 2:19:53 AM IST
As the surge in COVID cases grips the national capital, over 300 Delhi Police personnel, including the Public Relations Officer (PRO) and Additional Commissioner Chinmoy Biswal have tested positive for the virus. ... read..


Govt to organise first-ever Startup India 'Innovation Week'
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 2:15:07 AM IST
The Centre will organise the first-ever Startup India "Innovation Week" from Monday to bring together the country's key startups, entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, funding entities, banks, policymakers, etc under one platform to celebrate entrepreneur ... read..


North Central Railway generates 94 lakh units of energy using solar power
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 1:50:52 AM IST
The productivity of solar plants in North Central Railway (NCR) is registering an upward trajectory by generating 94 lakh units of energy. ... read..


Entire process of assembly election will be carried out as per COVID protocols, says Uttarakhand Chief Electoral Officer
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | January 10, 2022 1:50:50 AM IST
In view of rising COVID-19 cases, Uttarakhand Chief Electoral Officer Soujanya on Sunday said that the entire process of assembly election will be carried out adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. ... read..


Temperature to dip in NW India including Delhi: IMD
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 1:45:07 AM IST
The cold weather is likely to intensify in northwest India, including Delhi, during the next three days while isolated areas of some states may witness foggy mornings and evenings. ... read..


BSF airlifts 3 patients from snow-bound Tangdhar sector in J&K
Srinagar | Monday, 2022 1:45:07 AM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) has airlifted three patients for medical attention from the snow-bound Tangdhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Sunday. ... read..


K Kavitha slams Assam CM, says BJP intents to 'erase glorious history of Telangana'
New Delhi | January 10, 2022 1:20:10 AM IST
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLC and daughter of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, Kalvakuntla Kavitha on Sunday slammed Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma over his comments against the TRS-led state government and said that the BJP intents to "erase the ... read..


Breach in PM Modi's security: Supreme Court to hear plea on Monday
New Delhi | January 9, 2022 11:49:54 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking a court-monitored probe into the breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security during his visit to Ferozepur, Punjab on Monday. ... read..


Gujarat logs 6,275 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | January 9, 2022 11:49:53 PM IST
Gujarat reported 6,275 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, said the state government on Sunday. ... read..


Fireworks adorn sky over Golden Temple in Amritsar on Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh
Amritsar (Punjab) | January 9, 2022 11:49:50 PM IST
As fireworks adorned the sky, devotees offered prayers at the Golden Temple in Punjab's Amritsar on the Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh on Sunday. ... read..


Punjab adds 3,922 new COVID-19 cases, 9 fatalities
Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 9, 2022 11:49:48 PM IST
Punjab on Sunday reported 3,922 fresh COVID-19 cases, 145 recoveries and nine deaths, as per the state's Department of Information and Public Relations. ... read..


Sulli Deals app creator sent to 4-days police custody
New Delhi | January 9, 2022 11:49:45 PM IST
Sulli Deals app creator Aumkareshwar Thakur, has been sent to police custody for four days by a court, informed Delhi Police on Sunday. ... read..


All COVID hospitals, care centres should have help desk for patients' relatives, directs Odisha chief secretary
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 9, 2022 11:49:43 PM IST
Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra on Sunday held a district wise review meeting with all collectors on COVID-19 situation and ground level preparedness for the third wave of pandemic. ... read..


Maharaja Bir Bikram Agartala Airport conducts trial run of New Integrated Terminal Building
General News | January 9, 2022 11:49:41 PM IST
The trial run of the New Integrated Terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated, was conducted on Sunday. ... read..


UP polls: BJP to showcase law & order, Hindutva to woo voters
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 11:45:07 PM IST
With the announcement of polling dates for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, all major political parties have intensified their campaign, apart from taking pot-shots at one another. ... read..


Pregnant women, divyang employees of central govt exempted from attending office due to spike in COVID cases: Jitendra Singh
New Delhi | January 9, 2022 11:21:33 PM IST
Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that pregnant women and divyang (differently-abled) employees of the Central government have been exempted from attending office in the wake of a surge in COVID cases. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh closes schools, increases duration of night curfew amid rising COVID-19 cases
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 11:21:32 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has issued new COVID-19 guidelines in the state on Sunday amid a surge in COVID cases in the state. ... read..


COVID vaccination certificate will not have PM Modi's photo in 5 poll-bound states
By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | January 9, 2022 11:21:30 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry has applied filters to CoWIN software to ensure Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo does not appear on vaccination certificates in the five poll-bound states to comply with the model code of conduct, sources said. ... read..


COVID-19: Tripura enforces night curfew from Jan 10 to Jan 20 as state expects over 32,000 cases in 3rd wave
Agartala (Tripura) | January 9, 2022 11:21:28 PM IST
Amid a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases and with a projection of over 32,000 infections in Tripura in the possible third wave, the state government has decided to impose a night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am. ... read..


Amarinder's Punjab Lok Congress announces names of its office bearers
Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 9, 2022 11:21:25 PM IST
Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced the names of office bearers for his newly floated party Punjab Lok Congress. ... read..


Congress leader Imran Masood to discuss joining SP with supporters tomorrow, plans to meet Akhilesh
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 11:21:20 PM IST
In a major setback to the Indian National Congress ahead of upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, senior party leader Imran Masood on Sunday said that he will hold a meeting with his supporters about joining Samajwadi Party (SP) and seek an appointment t ... read..


Railway Protection Force seizes drugs worth approx Rs 1.5 cr
Hubballi (Karnataka) | January 9, 2022 11:21:18 PM IST
Railway Protection Force on Sunday informed that it has seized drugs worth approximately Rs 1.5 crore. ... read..


Tamil Nadu reports 12,895 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths in past 24 hours
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 9, 2022 11:21:15 PM IST
Tamil Nadu reported 12,895 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, informed the State health department on Sunday. ... read..


Assam logs 988 new COVID-19 cases, positivity rate over 6 pc
Guwahati (Assam) | January 9, 2022 11:21:13 PM IST
Assam on Sunday reported 988 new COVID-19 cases, 448 recoveries and one death, as per state's health department. ... read..


WB BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar tests COVID-19 positive, admitted to hospital
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 9, 2022 11:21:12 PM IST
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Sukanta Majumdar has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to a hospital. ... read..


Record 7.93 lakh houses in Himachal get tap water connections
Shimla | Sunday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
With Tashigang village in the Spiti Valley, the country's highest polling station located close to the India-China border, connected with tapped water, a record 7.93 lakh households in Himachal Pradesh have been connected with taps in two years, and the n ... read..


Congress to go without CM face in state polls
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
In the upcoming five state elections, the Congress has decided to go without declaring the chief ministerial face despite having incumbent face in Punjab as a chief minister. ... read..


Army's gallant help to pregnant women wins hearts in Kashmir
Srinagar | Sunday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
A video clip showing the Indian army soldiers carrying a pregnant woman to hospital on their shoulders amid heavy snowfall in J&K's Uri sector is doing the rounds on the social media on Sunday. ... read..


Gunfight breaks out at J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar | Sunday, 2022 11:15:07 PM IST
An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said on Sunday. ... read..


COVID-19: Air India offers 'One Free Change' of date, flight number till March 31
New Delhi | January 9, 2022 10:49:55 PM IST
Air India is offering 'One Free Change' of date or flight number or sector for domestic tickets with confirmed travel till March 31, in view of the current prevailing situation of COVID-19. ... read..


MP police suspend constable who refuses to trim long moustache saying it's a matter of pride
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 10:49:54 PM IST
The Madhya Pradesh police have suspended a constable who refused to trim his long moustache saying that it was a matter of his pride and self-respect. ... read..


COVID-19 infected children, adolescents witnessing high-fever, shivering, says expert
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | January 9, 2022 10:49:52 PM IST
High fever and shivering are the common symptoms found in COVID-19 infected children and adolescents in the age group of 11-17 years, informed Dr Dhiren Gupta, Paediatric Pulmonologist at Sir Gangaram Hospital in Delhi on Sunday. ... read..


AAP likely to face fund crunch in upcoming Assembly polls
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
After limiting fund collection from abroad, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may face a financial crunch for campaigning in four of the five poll-bound states it is contesting in the February-March elections. ... read..


BJP enjoys definite edge in virtual campaigning
Lucknow | Sunday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
The ongoing pandemic situation has thrown political parties in Uttar Pradesh into chartered territory with virtual campaigning. ... read..


Adopt 'No Mask, No Service' policy to combat COVID-19, Haryana Health Minister urges people
Chandigarh (Haryana) | January 9, 2022 10:20:59 PM IST
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij today urged people to adopt the "No Mask, No Service" policy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the state. Vij also urged the people to follow the COVID-19 protocols strictly. ... read..


Air Asia Ranchi to Chennai flight directed to Bhubaneswar due to medical emergency
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | January 9, 2022 10:20:57 PM IST
Air Asia Ranchi to Chennai flight was directed to Bhubaneswar due to a medical emergency on Sunday evening. ... read..


After Punjab, Congress to adopt 'one family, one ticket' formula for Uttarakhand Assembly polls
New Delhi | January 9, 2022 10:20:56 PM IST
After Punjab, the Congress high command has decided to follow the 'one family, one ticket' formula for Uttarakhand Assembly polls also. ... read..


Four SC judges, several staff members test positive for COVID-19
By Garima Tyagi

New Delhi | January 9, 2022 10:20:54 PM IST
Out of a total working strength of 32 judges, at least four Supreme Court judges have been tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Sunday. ... read..


Goa Independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar joins Congress
Panaji (Goa) | January 9, 2022 10:20:49 PM IST
Independent Goa MLA Prasad Gaonkar who submitted his resignation earlier today, joined the Congress party, a month ahead of the state Assembly elections. ... read..


Mumbai Police rescues female tourist from drowning near Gateway of India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 9, 2022 10:20:46 PM IST
A team of Coastal Police and Colaba Police rescued a woman tourist from drowning in the sea near Gateway of India in Mumbai on Sunday. ... read..


Omicron: Himachal govt tightens curbs, all govt offices to remain closed on weekends
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 10:20:45 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday tightened its COVID-19 restrictions as infections in the state continue to escalate following which all government offices will remain closed on weekends. ... read..


Specs for Moto G Stylus (2022) leaked
Washington | January 9, 2022 10:20:43 PM IST
Motorola has been working on Moto G Stylus (2022) and this model has had several leaks. Leaked renders were already out last month, and now a pretty complete spec list has been outed. ... read..


West Bengal reports 24,287 new COVID cases, 18 deaths
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 9, 2022 10:20:41 PM IST
West Bengal on Sunday logged 24,287 new COVID cases taking the total active cases in the state to 78,111, stated the Health Bulletin. ... read..


Himachal BJP delegation led by CM submits memorandum to President Kovind through Governor on PM Modi's security breach
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 10:20:40 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday handed over a memorandum to Governor Rajendra Arlekar to be given to President Ram Nath Kovind on the security breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi du ... read..


Kerala Police arrest 7 in exchange of partners for sex
Thiruvananthapuram | Sunday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
The Kerala Police have arrested seven persons in connection with exchange of partners for sex after a woman lodged a complaint with the Karukachal police in Kottayam district. ... read..


Cyprus detects new 'Deltacron' Covid variant
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Cyprus has detected a new variant dubbed as "Deltacron", that has a similar genetic background to the Delta variant, coupled with 10 mutations from Omicron. ... read..


Himachal Governor, CM enjoy snowfall
Shimla | Sunday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar and Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Sunday enjoyed snowfall in the state capital by hurling snowballs. ... read..


Delhi Police gets 90 days to file chargesheet against ISI-trained terrorist
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
The Special Cell of Delhi Police, which arrested ISI-trained Mohammed Asraf alias Ali Ahmad Noori, a Pakistani national for allegedly planning terrorist attacks across the country, has got extension of 90 days to file the charge sheet 'as the investigatio ... read..


Govt has been outsourced in last 30 years in Punjab: Sidhu
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday criticised all the previous governments in the state, which includes the Congress governments also. ... read..


'Vote without fear, people have suffered enough', says AAP MP on Punjab polls
Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 9, 2022 9:51:30 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state unit president and MP Bhagwant Mann on Saturday urged to people of vote for the future of Punjab without any fear, greed or influence in the upcoming Assembly polls adding that the people have "suffered enough." ... read..


J-K: Chinar Corps safely evacuates pregnant lady amid heavy snowfall
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 9, 2022 9:51:29 PM IST
Amid heavy snowfall, the Chinar Corps unit of the Indian Army on Sunday evacuated a local woman in labour pain on a stretcher to the hospital in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Delhi: Preparations in full swing at vaccination centres for COVID-19 precautionary dose
New Delhi | January 9, 2022 9:51:27 PM IST
Preparations are in full swing at vaccination centres in the national capital for administering COVID-19 precautionary dose, which is scheduled to commence from January 10. ... read..


Kerala logs 6,238 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 9, 2022 9:51:25 PM IST
Kerala reported 6,238 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours. ... read..


YSRCP celebrates 3 yrs of YS Jagan's Praja Sankalpa Yatra
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | January 9, 2022 9:51:24 PM IST
The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) workers on Sunday celebrated three years of Praja Sankalpa Yatra across the State by recalling all those moments and promises made by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy during the yatra since the inceptio ... read..


NEET-PG counselling to start from Jan 12
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 9:45:07 PM IST
The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-Post graduation (PG) counselling 2021 will start from January 12, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday. ... read..


Rejection of accounts shouldn't be overlooked, Gymkhana member writes to FM, MCA
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 9:45:07 PM IST
For close to two years, members of the Delhi Gymkhana Club (DGC), located in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi, are fighting a legal battle with the Centre, which has appointed an administrator to manage the affairs of the club, to retain its decades-old exclus ... read..


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