Sunday, October 17, 2021

Constituency would develop only when BJP candidate wins the seat: Anurag Thakur in Fatehpur
Fatehpur (Himachal Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:46:45 PM IST
Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday said that the development of Fatehpur is on a halt because the constituency has a Congress MLA and urged the people to vote for the BJP candidate Baldev Thakur in the upcoming by-polls on October 30. ... read..

One arrested for running 'sextortion' racket from Rajasthan's Bharatpur
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 11:46:36 PM IST
The Delhi Police Cyber Crime Cell arrested a person on Saturday for allegedly running a 'sextortion' racket from the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan. ... read..

People coming without RT-PCR reports being provided COVID-19 testing facility: Dehradun SSP
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | October 16, 2021 11:46:33 PM IST
People coming to Dehradun without their RT-PCR tests reports are being provided with COVID-19 testing facilities, informed Dehradun SSP Janmejaya Khanduri on Saturday. ... read..

Owaisi a threat to India's unity, integrity: RSS leader
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 11:46:32 PM IST
Hitting out at the AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday, RSS slammed him for his comments on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh calling him 'misguided' and said that the one who differentiates between RSS and Gandhi's patriotism cannot be an Indian or a true ... read..

Ancestors of all Indians same: RSS leader Indresh Kumar slams Uddhav Thackeray for questioning RSS chief's comment
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 11:46:30 PM IST
Referring to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent statement that ancestors of all Indians were the same, RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for questionin ... read..

Ahead of UP polls, BJP state unit prepares for proposed PM Modi rally in Varanasi
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:46:29 PM IST
Ahead of Assembly polls scheduled in the state for next year, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit is preparing for a proposed rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his constituency, Varanasi. ... read..

The way Sibal speaks on issues concerning Congress is against party's discipline: Rajasthan Minister Raghu Sharma
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 11:46:27 PM IST
Senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Cabinet Minister Raghu Sharma said on Saturday that fellow party leader Kapil Sibal's way of speaking about the party's issues is against the discipline of the party. ... read..

15 Dalit outfits meet NCSC president, demand action
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
More than 15 Dalit organisations on Saturday met National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) President, Vijay Sampla over the brutal lynching of a Dalit man at the farmers' protest site along the Singhu border. They demanded strict punishment to the a ... read..

Is NCB spreading terror in Bollywood, asks Nawab Malik
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
In a fourth stinger attack in the past 10 days, NCP Minister Nawab Malik on Saturday asked whether the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is willy-nilly targeting film personalities to instil terror in Bollywood with the help of some outsiders. ... read..

Delhi reports 21 new COVID-19 cases
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 11:17:00 PM IST
Delhi reported 21 new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. ... read..

J-K LG Manoj Sinha condemns killing of two civilians in Pulwama, says perpetrators of attacks will be punished soon
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 11:16:57 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday condemned the killing of two civilians by terrorists in Pulwama and assured that the perpetrators of the attacks will be punished soon. ... read..

ISKCON appeals UN to send delegation to Bangladesh over attack on devotees, vandalisation of temples: Radharamn Das
Kolkata (West Bengal) | October 16, 2021 11:16:54 PM IST
Vice-President of ISKCON, Kolkata, Radharaman Das on Saturday condemned the attack on the ISKCON temple in Bangladesh and urged Prime Minister Modi to hold talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to end the cycle of violence. ... read..

Five hours of physical activity per week may prevent some cancers: Study
Washington | October 16, 2021 11:16:53 PM IST
A new research has found that if Americans met the five hours per week of moderate-intensity recommended physical activity guidelines, then more than 46,000 cancer cases annually in the United States could be prevented. ... read..

Baby abducted in Andhra's Guntur found safe, re-united with family
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:16:50 PM IST
A baby abducted from the Guntur Government Hospital was found safe on Saturday and reunited with his family, informed the police. ... read..

J-K separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's grandson sacked from govt job
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 11:16:45 PM IST
The grandson of Jammu and Kashmir separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani namely Anees-ul-Islam was on Saturday sacked as the research officer from a government-owned convention centre in Jammu and Kashmir by Lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha. ... read..

Infant abducted in Andhra's Guntur found safe, re-united with family
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:16:44 PM IST
An infant abducted from the Guntur Government Hospital was found safe on Saturday and reunited with his family, informed the police. ... read..

Himachal Pradesh reports 103 new COVID-19 cases
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), | October 16, 2021 11:16:36 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh reported 103 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. ... read..

Ahead of UP Assembly polls, Dharmendra Pradhan holds meeting with BJP workers in Moradabad
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:16:35 PM IST
Ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled to be held in 2022, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a meeting with key workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit in Moradabad. ... read..

Captured tiger to be treated at Mysuru Zoo
Mysuru (Karnataka) | Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
An adult tiger that was captured by Tamil Nadu forest officials at the Madhumalai Tiger Reserve will be treated at the Mysuru Zoo. ... read..

Drone warfare is a new challenge, we are capable to handle it: NSG DG
Manesar (Gurugram) | Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
National Security Guard (NSG) DG M.A. Ganapathi on Saturday said that drone warfare is a new challenge and the NSG is fully capable to handle it. ... read..

One should not openly talk about country's defence, border issue, says Pawar
Pune (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 10:46:51 PM IST
On the issue of providing additional powers to Border Security Force, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that he will soon meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the matter, adding that his own experience as a defence minister shows that on ... read..

Resolutions on political situation, inflation, acute agrarian distress passed in CWC meeting: KC Venugopal
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:46:50 PM IST
Hours after the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting concluded, party general secretary KC Venugopal informed that three resolutions have been passed--on the political situation, on inflation and on acute agrarian distress. ... read..

Hyderabad: 300 kg ganja seized, two inter-state smugglers arrested
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 16, 2021 10:46:47 PM IST
Hyderabad Police on Saturday seized 300 kilograms of ganja worth 30 lakh and arrested two inter-state smugglers in connection with the seizure, informed Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar. ... read..

Second Edition of Naval Commanders' Conference to be held from October 18-22
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:46:45 PM IST
The second edition of the Naval Commanders' Conference of 2021 is scheduled to be held in New Delhi from October 18 to 22, informed the Indian Navy on Saturday. ... read..

Delhi: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot meets Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:46:41 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday left from the residence of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after holding a meeting with the latter. ... read..

IMD issues red alert for five Kerala districts
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 10:46:38 PM IST
One person died in Thodupuzha, Idukki district of Kerala due to heavy rains. Twelve people are missing due to rains in the state. ... read..

Manipur: Special COVID-19 vaccination drive with bumper draw for participants to be conducted in Imphal
Imphal (Manipur) | October 16, 2021 10:46:34 PM IST
A special COVID-19 vaccination drive will be conducted in Manipur's Imphal where the participants will get an opportunity to win prizes by participating in a bumper draw, informed Kiran Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of West Imphal district. ... read..

Farm leaders should take onus for Singhu murder: Dushyant Chautala
Gurugram | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday condemned the brutal murder which took place at Singhu border in Kundli, Sonipat where farmers' protest is underway. ... read..

No global sports team gets as much support as Indian cricket team: Ganguly
Panaji | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
The kind of support which the Indian cricket team gets across the globe is unprecedented for any sports team in the world, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday. ... read..

Two held for threatening to kill vocalist Rashid Khan
Kolkata | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Two people have been arrested for allegedly making ransom calls to acclaimed singer Ustad Rashid Khan's daughter, threatening to kill her family if they fail to give protection money. ... read..

Activists to perform 'pothole pooja' in B'luru to embarrass govt
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Activists in Bengaluru are gearing up to protest pothole-ridden roads across the city by performing 'pothole pooja' (worshipping potholes) as the government is turning a blind eye to the plight of vehicle riders. ... read..

BJP MP Gomati Sai sits on 'dharna' demanding SIT probe, judicial inquiry of Jashpur incident
Jashpur (Chattisgarh) | October 16, 2021 10:16:45 PM IST
Raigarh BJP MP Gomati Sai and the local people on Saturday sat on a dharna (sit-in demonstration) demanding SIT probe and judicial inquiry of the Jashpur incident in which a car ran over an idol immersion procession killing one and injuring 17 people on F ... read..

HC seeks Centre's response on plea filed by over 40 Assistant Commandants of CRPF
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:16:42 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to file a reply on a petition filed by more than 40 Assistant Commandants of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), of the different batches, for the benefit of "Transfer Travelling and Joining Time Pay" which was d ... read..

Singhu border killing: Two more Nihangs detained by Haryana police
Haryana | October 16, 2021 10:16:41 PM IST
Two more Nihangs have been detained by Haryana Police on Saturday in connection with the Singhu Border incident where a mutilated body was found hanging at the site of farmers' protest. ... read..

CPI MP writes to PM Modi urging to deploy NDRF in Kerala following heavy rains
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:16:31 PM IST
Communist Party of India (CPI) Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha, Binoy Viswam has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday to draw his attention towards heavy rainfall across Kerala and urged him to assist the State Government's e ... read..

Valve bans blockchain games and NFTs on Steam
Washington | October 16, 2021 10:16:29 PM IST
Games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies won't be allowed on Steam, according to a rule added to Valve's 'What you shouldn't publish on Steam' list. ... read..

Police quarter building in B'luru tilts due to wide crack
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Even as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is getting ready to demolish 404 buildings in Bengaluru, which are structurally weak and could collapse any time, newly built seven-floored police quarters along Magadi Road dangerously tilted by 1.5 f ... read..

World leaders to address 4th International Solar Alliance General Assembly from October 18 to 21
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:46:43 PM IST
The fourth General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), will be held virtually from October 18 to 21 and will be presided over by Union Power, New and Renewable Energy RK Singh and the President of the ISA Assembly. ... read..

Terrorists trapped, Poonch-Rajouri-Jammu highway to be re-opened soon: DIG Vivek Gupta
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 9:46:40 PM IST
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Rajouri-Poonch Range, Vivek Gupta on Saturday said that the terrorists were trapped at one place and the Poonch-Rajouri-Jammu highway will be opened as soon as the security is provided to the area. ... read..

Two soldiers killed in counter-terrorist operation in J-K's Poonch
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 9:46:37 PM IST
The two Army personnel who lost their lives in a counter-terrorist operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch have been identified as Subedar Ajay Singh and Naik Harendra Singh. ... read..

Veteran journalist Prem Prakash's book is story of evolution of India after Independence: India's High Commissioner to Canada
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:46:36 PM IST
The book by veteran journalist Prem Prakash on his seventy-year journey as a journalist is the story of the evolution of India and is the juxtaposition of an eye-witness account with an assessment of what the country was at different phases of time, India ... read..

PM Modi to interact with Swayampurna Mitras on Oct 23
Panaji (Goa) | October 16, 2021 9:46:35 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually interact with Swayampurna and hold review meetings with Swayampurna Mitra's, Panchayats, Municipalities, HoDs, Taluka Nodal Officers and Paryavekshaks. ... read..

Chorus grows for Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Congress Working committee members on Saturday appealed to Rahul Gandhi to take over as the president of the party. A proposal in this regard was mooted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and vetted by other Chief Ministers and leaders. ... read..

Dozens injured during traditional stick fighting in Andhra
Amaravati | Saturday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Dozens of people were injured in the violence during traditional fight with sticks during Dasara celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district. ... read..

Gunmen kidnap arrested terrorist's brother in Kashmir
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Unknown gunmen suspected to be terrorists have kidnapped a person in Nikloora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, sources said. ... read..

NSG is integral part of country's security policy: MoS Home
Manesar (Gurugram) | Saturday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai on Saturday said that the National Security Guard (NSG) is a part of the independent security policy of the country, brought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'poor'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
The national capital's air quality on Saturday touched the 'poor' category mark with its Air Quality Index crossing 300, data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) revealed. ... read..

Before abrogation of Article 370, 80 pc of funds used to land in political leaders' pockets, alleges RSS Chief
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 9:16:58 PM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday alleged that before the abrogation of Article 370, about 80 per cent of funds allocated to Jammu and Kashmir used to land in the pockets of political leaders. ... read..

CM Channi compromising interests of Punjab to save his chair, says Sukhbir Singh Badal
Ludhiana (Punjab), | October 16, 2021 9:16:56 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday alleged that Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi was 'compromising' the interests of the state purely to "save his chair and retain power for the next three months". ... read..

Doubting NCB probe is absurd, BJP leader Jual Oram slams Shiv Sena on Mumbai cruise drugs case
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:16:55 PM IST
As the investigation in the Mumbai cruise drugs case is underway wherein Aryan Khan, the son of popular Bollywood celebrity Shahrukh Khan, is being kept in the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) among others till October 20, BJP leader Jual Or ... read..

Kerala State Disaster Management Authority seeks Navy's help to airlift families trapped in Kottayam
Kochi (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 9:16:51 PM IST
The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) on Saturday sought assistance from the Indian Navy for airlifting of families trapped in rainwater at the Koottickal Village of Kottayam district of Kerala, as per sources from Southern Naval Command. ... read..

Four dead, 12 missing in Kerala landslides
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 9:16:49 PM IST
Four people died in landslides in Koottickal in Kottayam and Kokkayar in Idduki districts of Kerala and 12 persons went missing on Saturday due to heavy rainfall in the state. ... read..

Study suggests lower death risk linked to higher intake of fatty acid in nuts, seeds, plant oils
Washington | October 16, 2021 9:16:45 PM IST
A high intake of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found mainly in nuts, seeds, and plant oils, is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes, and specifically from diseases of the heart and blood vessels, a new study has shown. ... read..

NASA flies Lucy mission to explore solar system's 'fossils'
Washington | Saturday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST
The Lucy probe -- the first-ever NASA mission to explore distant asteroids and seek out the origin of our solar system -- was successfully lifted off on Saturday from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida in the US. ... read..

Idol immersion turns violent in Patna: 1 killed, several injured
Patna | Saturday, 2021 9:15:07 PM IST
Immersion of Durga idols turned ugly in Patna on Saturday after two groups clashed in which one person was killed and several others were injured. ... read..

Top LeT commander among 2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Top LeT commander responsible for the killing of two policemen has been eliminated in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said. ... read..

PMK pays Rs 5 lakh to family of worker killed in cashew factory
Chennai | Saturday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has given a financial assistance of Rs five lakh to the family of K. Govindarasu, who was allegedly murdered inside the cashew processing unit belonging to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP, T.R.V.S. Ramesh. ... read..

2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (Ld)
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said. ... read..

Second accused arrested in Singhu border incident after he confesses to murder
Amritsar (Punjab) | October 16, 2021 8:46:49 PM IST
The second accused in the Singhu Border incident where a mutilated body was found hanging at the site of farmers' protest, was arrested by Amritsar Rural Police on Saturday outside a Gurudwara in Rakh Devidass Pura, Amarkot village, Punjab. ... read..

Kerala govt issues guidelines to prevent damage, upscale rescue operations amid heavy rains in state
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 8:46:47 PM IST
Following heavy rains in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has issued guidelines to prevent damage and upscale relief and rescue operations in the state. ... read..

Centre blaming states over coal issue, but not responding on GST payment, says Pawar
Pune (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 8:46:46 PM IST
NCP Chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday hit out at the Centre for blaming the states for delaying the payment of coal, adding that the Centre is yet to give the GST amount to the state but nobody is saying anything on the issue. ... read..

Worsening communal atmosphere, bad economic situation discussed in CWC meeting: Meira Kumar
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 8:46:43 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Meira Kumar said on Friday that various issues like the "worsening communal atmosphere" and "bad economic situation" of the country, were discussed during the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Delhi. ... read..

Central investigative agencies CBI, ED, IT, NCB being misused: Sharad Pawar
Pune (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 8:46:41 PM IST
Slamming the Centre, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar alleged that central investigative agencies like Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Income Tax Department, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are being misuse ... read..

Two non-local workers shot dead by terrorists in J-K
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 8:46:38 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said that two non-local labourers, who had been fired upon by terrorists in Srinagar and Pulwama, has succumbed to injuries. ... read..

Despite ban, devotees immerse idols in Yamuna
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Despite ban on idol immersion in river Yamuna along with other natural water bodies in the national capital, several Delhiites have flouted the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) norms issued a day before the 'visarjan' (immersion) ritual. ... read..

LS bypoll: 'Get Joe Biden, we are not scared', Raut taunts BJP
Silvassa (Dadra & Nagar Haveli) | Saturday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Kickstarting the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha bypoll to the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli seat, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the party is not worried even if the BJP brings US President Joe Biden for canvassing, here on Saturday. ... read..

Bank loan fraud case: Rajiv Saxena bail matter adjourns till October 21
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 8:16:34 PM IST
Hearing on Saturday adjourned in bail petition of Rajiv Saxena who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) last month in a connection with an alleged Moser Baer loan fraud case. He is also accused in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP choppers deal case. ... read..

Man held for raping minor girl in Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Police arrested a man for raping a minor girl in Kotla Mubarakpur area of South Delhi. ... read..

NC stalwart's son joins Sajad Lone's party
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Hilal Rather, the son of National Conference (NC) stalwart Abdul Rahim Rather, on Saturday joined Sajad Lone-led Peoples' Conference (PC) in Jammu & Kashmir's capital city Srinagar. ... read..

Heavy rains lash Kerala as all 14 districts issue alert
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Heavy rains lashed Kerala forcing the authorities to issue a red alert in 5 districts while 7 districts are given an orange alert and two districts are under yellow alert, thereby indicating that all the 14 districts in the state are experiencing heavy r ... read..

IT raids political, targeted for working with Cong: Poll campaign firm
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Hitting out at the Income Tax department, Naresh Arora, the Managing Director of a firm 'DesignBoxed', which was recently raided by the IT department in Bengaluru, said, "The raids were so obviously political and during the raid the IT sleuths found absol ... read..

Union Minister Sonowal strongly pitches for PM 'GatiShakti' master plan
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 7:46:32 PM IST
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal highlighted the salient features of the PM Gati Shakti, a 'national masterplan' and said that it will give impetus to 21st century India by ending decades of bureaucratic entanglements and working in silos when it comes t ... read..

Kerala reports 7,955 new COVID-19 cases
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 7:46:26 PM IST
Kerala reported 7,955 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. ... read..

Fadnavis: MVA govt 'most corrupt', betrayed public mandate in 2019
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
In a stinging counter-attack at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis once again labelled the MVA government as the "most corrupt" in the state's history, here on Saturday. ... read..

New list of Cong office bearers in Kerala continues to be elusive
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
There seems to be no idea when the brand new team of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee is going to be announced, as it has now been delayed by nearly three weeks and none have a clue of when it will be announced. ... read..

4 brothers arrested for NRI businessman's murder in Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Police in Hyderabad have arrested four brothers for killing a Dubai-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman, it was revealed on Saturday. ... read..

'Will consider' becoming party chief again, says Rahul Gandhi at CWC meeting
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 7:16:37 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he "will consider" becoming party chief again as senior leaders urged him to take the mantle at the meeting of Congress Working Committee, according to sources. ... read..

Release captured tiger into wild: TN BJP
Chennai | Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Appreciating the Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials for capturing the MDT 23 tiger, a senior BJP leader of the state urged for the release of the big cat into the wild after proper treatment. ... read..

15 Dalit community organisations meet NCSC chairman, seek strict action in Singhu border killing case
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 6:46:20 PM IST
Fifteen organizations of Dalit community on Saturday met Vijay Sampla, Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), and handed over written complaints demanding strict action against those responsible for the brutal murder of a man whose m ... read..

Will meet Amit Shah, says Sharad Pawar on extension of BSF's operational jurisdiction
Pune (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 6:46:19 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party chief, Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that he will be meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah "to know his thoughts about" the extension of BSF's (Border Security Force) operational jurisdiction. ... read..

US DFC COO to visit India to boost global health investments
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
David Marchick, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), will travel to India to advance its investments helping boost global health and expand Covid-19 vaccine production capacity throughout the develop ... read..

For Congress, Dalit lives are expendable as long as it suits their politics: BJP
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Questioning Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's silence over the brutal Singhu border murder, the BJP said that for the Congress, Dalit lives are expendable, as long as it suits their politics. ... read..

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates 29th 'HunarHaat' in UP's Rampur
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 6:16:25 PM IST
Union Minister for Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated the 29th "HunarHaat" at Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, an official statement said here. ... read..

Sonia counters G-23, says 'I'm full-time President'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Responding to queries by Congress dissenters over who takes decisions in the party, Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday that she was the "full-time and hands on Congress President". ... read..

How Facebook ads exploit specific user via 'nanotargeting'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
As governments aim to break the Big Tech and tighten control over social media platforms regarding data privacy of billions of users, significant research has revealed that Facebook advertising platform can be systematically exploited to deliver ads exclu ... read..

Congress to elect new party chief in September next year
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 5:46:33 PM IST
Congress on Saturday announced that elections to elect a new party chief will be held next year between August 21 and September 20. ... read..

13 terrorists killed in nine encounters after civilian killings in J-K: IGP Kashmir
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 5:46:29 PM IST
At least 13 terrorists have been killed in as many as nine encounters between security forces and the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir after civilian killings, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said on Saturday. ... read..

Nobody is above party's discipline: Raghu Sharma slams Sibal after CWC meeting
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 5:46:26 PM IST
Senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Minister Raghu Sharma slammed Kapil Sibal after the Congress Working Committee meeting in Delhi on Saturday and said that nobody is above the party's discipline, adding that partymen should put up their suggestions bef ... read..

Study finds COVID-19 related parenting stress impacts eating habits of children
Houston (Texas) | October 16, 2021 5:46:23 PM IST
According to a new study, stress that parents have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic has a negative effect on the eating habits of their children. ... read..

K'taka govt to resume 'Grama Vaastavya' amid dip in Covid cases
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will re-inaugurate the ambitious 'Grama Vaastavya' (village stay) programme in Davanagere district on Saturday amid a dip in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in the state. ... read..

Woman murdered in K'taka
Chikkaballapur (Karnataka) | Saturday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
In a horrifying incident, a woman was allegedly murdered by contractual killers her son had hired in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district, police sources said on Saturday. ... read..

Sonia slams Congress leaders for speaking to media
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday slammed party leaders for speaking to the media. ... read..

Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Pulwama; huge cache of ammunition recovered
Pampore (Jammu & Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 5:16:30 PM IST
Two terrorists have been neutralised in the encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists in Drangbal area of Pampore, Pulwama on Saturday. The incriminating materials, including arms & ammunition, have been recovered. ... read..

CWC unanimous to make Rahul Gandhi Congress chief: Meria Kumar
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 5:16:26 PM IST
Senior Congress party leader Meira Kumar said on Saturday that the Congress Working Committee (CWC) has unanimously decided that Rahul Gandhi be made the party chief. ... read..

Mainly clear skies in Delhi, light rain predicted for next 3 days: IMD
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
The National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to a clear sky on Saturday with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting light rain or thundershowers towards the evening or night for the next three days. ... read..

ED issues fresh summons to actor Jacqueline Fernandez in Rs 200-cr money laundering case
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 4:46:29 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday issued fresh summons to Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez to appear before its Delhi office on Monday for questioning in connection with the Rs 200-crore money laundering case. ... read..

Challenges have changed, security forces should be ready for drone strikes, Lone wolf attacks: MoS Nityanand Rai
Manesar (Haryana) | October 16, 2021 4:46:21 PM IST
Taking cognisance of growing terror challenges, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Nityanand Rai on Saturday warned the security forces to prepare themselves to deal with incidents like drone strikes, airstrikes and Lone wolf attacks. ... read..

Chhattisgarh BJP demands judicial probe into Jashpur incident
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh) | Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
The Chhattisgarh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit on Saturday demanded a judicial probe into the Jashpur incident in which one person was killed and more than 15 others were seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a ... read..

iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1 tipped to launch on October 25
Washington | October 16, 2021 4:17:12 PM IST
Apple's iOS 15 has been off to a rocky start with users reporting several bugs. The Cupertino tech giant is already ironing out these complaints with the upcoming iOS 15.1 build which is currently in the beta stage. ... read..

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