Monday, May 25, 2020

'Missing' posters of Jyotiraditya Scindia put up in Gwalior
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 7:11:40 AM IST
'Missing' posters of Jyotiraditya Scindia, who left Congress to join BJP earlier this year, were put up in Gwalior by Congress workers. ... read..

Eid in lockdown: Jama Masjid to remain closed for devotees, people say will adhere to guidelines
New Delhi/Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 25, 2020 7:11:37 AM IST
The iconic Jama Masjid will remain closed for devotees on Monday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown. ... read..

ABVP man clones currency with Godse image
Bhopal | Monday, 2020 6:45:08 AM IST
A man from Sidhi district, claiming to be a member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) - student outfit of the BJP - has cloned a Rs 10 currency note replacing Mahatma Gandhi's image with that of his assassin Nathuram Godse. ... read..

COVID-19 test mandatory for passengers landing at Chandigarh airport
Mohali (Punjab) | May 25, 2020 6:41:41 AM IST
All inbound air travellers of Punjab landing at Chandigarh airport shall be mandatorily tested for COVID-19 upon arrival, said Mohali District Magistrate (DM) Girish Dayalan. ... read..

'Work comes first': Flight attendants back to duty as domestic air services resume
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 6:41:39 AM IST
Flight attendants on early Monday morning arrived at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, Terminal-3, as domestic flight operations resumed from today. ... read..

Nine CRPF personnel test COVID-19 positive
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 6:41:38 AM IST
Nine CRPF personnel tested positive for COVID-19 here on Sunday. ... read..

Cong stayed in power for long time due to democracy, people's power: Akhilesh Singh to Mayawati
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 5:41:38 AM IST
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Akhilesh Prasad Singh hit back at BSP chief Mayawati for his comment that the grand old party stayed in power for a long time and ruled in many states after Independence. ... read..

Seize LG Polymers premises, orders Andhra HC over gas leak
Amaravati | Monday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered that the premises of LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam be seized in the case relating to gas leakage from the plant which claimed 12 lives and affected hundreds of others on May 7. ... read..

As domestic flight ops resume from today, taxis, cabs allowed to and fro Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 25, 2020 5:11:39 AM IST
Cyberabad Traffic Police has allowed movement of taxis/cabs to and fro Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here as domestic flight operations are set to resume from Monday. ... read..

Piyush Goyal takesTwitter dig at Uddhav Thackeray
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal decided to address Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray through Twitter, demanding "required information" about Monday's planned 125 trains from the state. ... read..

'Pinjra Tod' activists arrested in another case, sent to police custody
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
A court here on Sunday sent two members of 'Pinjra Tod' who were arrested in connection with their alleged role in an anti-CAA protest in east Delhi's Jafrabad area to police custody for two days. ... read..

Man who made threat call to Yogi Adityanath handed over to UP STF
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 25, 2020 4:41:37 AM IST
A 20-year-old man from Nashik, who claimed to make a threat call to kill Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a bomb blast, has been handed over to Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF), said Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). ... read..

New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST
A massive spike in ticket cancellations, along with a drop in bookings, was reported by the aviation industry for Monday's flights as several states moved to limit air operations. ... read..

Husband arrested for getting wife killed by snake in Kerala
Kollam (Kerala) | May 25, 2020 4:11:39 AM IST
A crime branch probe into a death of a woman due to snakebite in Anchal here has turned out to be a pre-planned murder carried out by her husband, who purchased the snake allegedly to kill his wife. ... read..

First flight from Delhi following resumption of domestic air travel to depart for Pune
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 4:11:38 AM IST
The first domestic flight following the resumption of flight operations is scheduled to depart from New Delhi for Pune at 4:45 am. ... read..

Notifying only 41 Shramik trains for Maharashtra despite being prepared to run 125 trains: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 4:11:36 AM IST
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal stated that the Indian Railways will notify as 41 Shramik special trains for Maharashtra despite being prepared to run 125 trains. ... read..

Covid deaths, new cases continue to soar in Telangana
Hyderabad | Monday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
There was no let-up in the fatalities due to Covid-19 in Telangana as four more succumbed to the deadly virus while six more foreign evacuees were among 41 tested positive on Sunday. ... read..

2 members of Pinjra Tod sent to police custody for role in anti-CAA protest
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 3:41:39 AM IST
A Delhi court on Sunday remanded two members of "Pinjra Tod" to two-day police custody in connection with their alleged role in an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in northeast Delhi's Jafrabad. ... read..

Delhi's power demand crosses 5K MW first time this season
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Amid the lockdown, the power demand in the national capital has seen a drastic drop of about 50 per cent, but, on Sunday, it crossed the 5,000 MW mark for the first time in the season, data from State Load Dispatch Centre said. ... read..

No Ramzan gifts for poor Muslim families in Telangana this year
Hyderabad | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Poor Muslim families in Telangana were this year deprived of Ramzan gifts which the state government has been distributing among them every year on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr since 2015. ... read..

Bengaluru airport readies for domestic flight services
Bengaluru | Monday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
The Kempegowda airport at Devanahalli on the city's northern outskirts has been readied for resuming domestic flight operations from Monday, two months after all services were suspended on March 23 to contain the coronavirus spread, an official said on Su ... read..

Kuwait to deport 136 people of Assam, Tripura by June 4
Agartala | Monday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The Kuwait government would deport 136 Indians belonging to Assam and Tripura and they would reach Guwahati by June 4, a Tripura Minister said on Sunday night. ... read..

YSRCP MLA lays foundation for renovation of proposed 'Three Lanterns Junction'
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 3:11:40 AM IST
YSRCP MLA K Veerabhadra Swamy has laid the foundation for the renovation of proposed 'Three Lanterns Junction'. ... read..

In communal harmony message on Eid, people of Alappuzha collect money for surgery of 36-year-old man
Alappuzha (Kerala) | May 25, 2020 3:11:38 AM IST
In an act of kindness on Eid-ul-Fitr, people from all religions of Vattayal in Alappuzha district united to collect money for the surgery of 36-year-old Mohammed Rafi, whose both kidneys failed, thereby sending a message of communal harmony. ... read..

Woman raped by 3 in Gurugram; police register FIR
Gurugram | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The police have registered an FIR on a complaint filed by a 28-year-old woman, alleging rape by three, including a constable, in the Palam Vihar area. ... read..

No decision to close interstate movement: Himachal govt
Shimla | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday said there was no decision to bar the entry of stranded residents into the state from May 31 and those who are coming would be kept in institutional quarantine at borders. ... read..

Goa SSC English paper triggers political row
Panaji | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Sunday, demanded disciplinary action against the person who prepared English language question paper for this year's SSC examination, conducted on Saturday. ... read..

2 constables caught for illegally transporting liquor in Andhra's Krishna
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 2:41:38 AM IST
Two police constables were caught for illegally transporting liquor from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh. ... read..

71% prefer domestic travel, only 1.4% wish to go abroad
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
A survey by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has shown that around 71 per cent people in the country would prefer domestic travel in the coming months, while only 1.4 per cent people wanted to travel abroad. ... read..

Still not received passenger details for 125 planned trains from Maharashtra: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 2:11:42 AM IST
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal stated that the Maharashtra government has not provided the details of 125 Shramik special trains, which were scheduled to run in the state on Monday and its list of passengers. ... read..

Andhra govt releases guidelines for resumption of domestic flight services
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 2:11:41 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh government has released guidelines for the resumption of domestic flight operations in the state. ... read..

56 new COVID-19 cases in Indore, district tally at 3,064
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 2:11:39 AM IST
Indore on Sunday reported 56 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the district to 3,064, according to the office of Chief Medical and Health Officer. ... read..

Delhiites brace for an Eid at home amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Observe Eid with simplicity, help your neighbour and feed the hungry. This seems to be the message this Eid ul-Fitr, at least in the national capital. ... read..

Domestic flights set to resume from today across India, excepting in Andhra, Bengal
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 1:41:37 AM IST
Domestic flight operations will resume across the country from Monday except in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal after two months of suspension due to coronavirus-induced lockdown. ... read..

2 more injured in house collapse at Srinagar gunfight site succumb
Srinagar | Monday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Two more civilians injured in a house collapse at an encounter site in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar last week succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll to three. ... read..

Smart city control rooms as first line defence against Covid-19
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
With the increasing number of coronavirus infected patients in India, smart city control rooms are forming the first line of defence against the virus at several places in the country. ... read..

President greets people on Eid, urges adherence to safeguards
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind, here on Sunday, advised people to follow the social distancing norms and all other precautions while celebrating Eid ul-Fitr to stay safe from coronavirus. ... read..

Thackeray indicates extension of lockdown, curbs on flights (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted at further extension of the lockdown after May 31 and proposed restrictions on plans to resume domestic flights from May 25 as the Covid-19 situation could worsen after the onset of monsoon. ... read..

UP issues alert against locust attack
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 1:11:49 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Agriculture Department on Sunday informed Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and bordering districts of the State about the possibility of locust attack and asked them to take preventive steps accordingly. ... read..

Vizag gas leak incident: Andhra Pradesh HC issues interim directions to completely seize premises of LG Polymers
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 25, 2020 1:11:48 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued interim directions to completely seize the premises of LG Polymers at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam district where the gas leak mishap took place. ... read..

U'khand Forest Dept releases report on conservation of plant species
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 25, 2020 1:11:46 AM IST
The research wing of Uttarakhand Forest Department on Sunday released a report on the biggest successful conservation programme of plant species of the State. ... read..

Bihar, DoP join hands to home deliver Shahi lichi, Zardalu mango
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 1:11:45 AM IST
The Department of Posts, Government of India and Department of Horticulture, Government of Bihar have joined hands to supply "Shahi Lichi" and "Zardalu Mango" to the people at their doorstep. ... read..

'Overwhelmed, will go for trial called by CFI': Bihar girl who cycled over 1,200 km home with injured father
Darbhanga (Bihar) | May 25, 2020 1:11:40 AM IST
Fifteen-year-old Jyoti Kumari, who cycled with her wounded father from Gurugram in Haryana to Darbhanga in Bihar covering over 1,200 km in around 7 days, is receiving help from all quarters, be it politics, civil society or administration. ... read..

Enough has been discussed, debated about it: Harsh Vardhan on Tablighi Jamaat event
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 1:11:39 AM IST
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday stated that enough has been discussed and debated about the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi and said he "feels bad" to raise the issue every time. ... read..

Goa makes COVID-19 negative certificate mandatory for people entering state
Panaji (Goa) | May 25, 2020 1:11:37 AM IST
The Goa government has made COVID-19 negative certificate mandatory for people who want to come to the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday. ... read..

DRI seizes 30 lakh sticks of foreign brand smuggled cigarettes in Vijayawada
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 11:42:01 PM IST
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized around 30 lakh foreign brand smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 3 crore approximately. ... read..

Facebook introducing in-app notifications feature in Messenger to warn about potential scammers
Washington D.C. | May 24, 2020 11:41:58 PM IST
American social media company Facebook is introducing in-app notifications in Messenger to warn people who are about to connect with someone impersonating someone else or simply trying to scam them. ... read..

MoCA decides to restart flights under UDAN Scheme
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 11:41:53 PM IST
As domestic flight operations are set to resume from May 25, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Sunday decided to restart flights under the UDAN Scheme in a calibrated manner. ... read..

Around 23 lakh migrant labourers brought back to UP from other States, says Addl Chief Secretary
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 11:41:52 PM IST
Around 23 lakh migrant labourers have been brought back to the State from other States during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, said Awanish Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday. ... read..

UP govt issues guidelines ahead of resumption of domestic flights operation
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 11:41:50 PM IST
A day before the resumption of domestic flights operations amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown, Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday issued guidelines for passengers arriving at the airport for domestic flights. ... read..

Plea in SC seeks to preserve fundamental rights of press, electronic, print media
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 11:41:49 PM IST
A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to preserve and protect the fundamental rights of the press, electronic and print media guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India. ... read..

BJP MLA blames police for inaction in sadhu's murder in Maharashtra's Nanded
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 24, 2020 11:41:43 PM IST
BJP MLA from Naigaon, Rajesh Pawar, on Sunday slammed the police administration and demanded action against them over the murder of a sadhu in Nanded's Umri region. ... read..

19 new COVID-19 cases, all districts designated as orange zone in Uttarakhand
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 24, 2020 11:41:41 PM IST
Uttarakhand's COVID-19 count surges to 357 with 19 new case reported in the last 24 hours, said the Health Department in a bulletin on Sunday. ... read..

52 new cases of COVID-19 reported in J-K
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 24, 2020 11:41:37 PM IST
Fifty-two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. ... read..

Ensure no migrant walks back home within Punjab, CM tells officials
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed the Deputy Commissioners and district police chiefs to ensure that no migrant is forced to walk or remain hungry while returning to his or her native state while in the state. ... read..

Mumbai International Airport gears up for commercial flight operations
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 24, 2020 11:11:46 PM IST
GVK-led Mumbai International Airport managing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is set to resume 25 commercial passenger flight movements on departure and 25 on arrival from May 25. ... read..

'Migration Commission' to be set up in UP for providing skill-based employment to workers
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 11:11:43 PM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday ordered the formation of a 'Migration Commission' for the purpose of providing the workers, who have returned to the state during the lockdown phase, with employment suited to their skills. ... read..

Over 2 lakh passengers travel in Shramik Special trains so far: SCR
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 24, 2020 11:11:41 PM IST
The South Central Railway (SCR) on Sunday said that more than 2 lakh passengers have travelled in Shramik Special trains till now. ... read..

Tihar jail staff tests positive for COVID-19, contacts sent to quarantine
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 11:11:40 PM IST
A Tihar Jail official tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, according to an official. ... read..

People throng Jama Masjid market for Eid shopping
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 11:11:38 PM IST
Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid coronavirus lockdown, people gathered in large numbers to shop at the market near Jama Masjid. ... read..

Will not tolerate high-handedness of UP govt: Jitin Prasada
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Upset over the arrest of state party president Ajay Kumar Lallu and registration of cases against its leaders, the Congress has warned the UP government that this "high-handedness" will not be "tolerated". ... read..

NASA, SpaceX get ready for historic crewed mission to ISS
Washington | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Preparations are in full swing as NASA is to launch two of its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in collaboration with its commercial partner SpaceX on May 27 from Launch Complex 39A in Florida. ... read..

Yogi govt revokes ban on mobile phones in Covid hospitals
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government has "modified" its decision to ban mobile phones in Covid hospitals. ... read..

Gujarat reports 394 COVID-19 positive cases in last 24 hours
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | May 24, 2020 10:41:51 PM IST
Gujarat has reported 394 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 14,063 in the state. ... read..

Tight measures in place for safety of passengers, drivers at BLR airport
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 24, 2020 10:41:49 PM IST
Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has put in place a comprehensive sanitisation mechanism to ensure the safety of passengers at Kempegowda International Airport, also known as BLR Airport. ... read..

With 53 new cases, Kerala's COVID-19 count reaches 847
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 24, 2020 10:41:48 PM IST
With 53 new confirmed cases, the COVID-19 count in Kerala reached 847 on Sunday, according to the state health department. ... read..

Chennai temperature likely to touch 40 degree Celsius in next few days: IMD
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2020 10:41:46 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted that Chennai will record its maximum temperature at 40 degree Celsius in the next few days. ... read..

Heavy rain lashes Bengaluru, uproots trees
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 24, 2020 10:41:45 PM IST
Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds lashed Bengaluru on Sunday leaving trees uprooted near the BTM layout. ... read..

Mumbai reports 1725 new cases of coronavirus, 39 deaths today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 24, 2020 10:41:41 PM IST
Mumbai reported 1,725 new COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday, taking the number of cases so far to 30,359. ... read..

In Gujarat, we don't have health care system, we have sick system: Congress
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 10:41:40 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, while lashing out at Gujarat government on Sunday where COVID-19 cases have risen to 13,664 including 829 deaths, said that "in Gujarat today we don't have a health care system. We have a sick system." ... read..

Madhya Pradesh: Symptomatic passengers arriving by flights to be quarantined
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 10:41:38 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday said any passenger coming by flights found symptomatic will be placed under quarantine and samples will be collected for COVID-19 testing. ... read..

Thackeray hints at lockdown extension, flight restrictions
Mumbai | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, here on Sunday, hinted at further extension of the lockdown after May 31 and proposed restrictions on plans to resume domestic flights from May 25 as the Covid-19 situation could worsen after the onset of monso ... read..

Sadhu's murder in Nanded saddens Cong leader
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam, here on Sunday, expressed anguish over murder of a saint in Nanded, Maharashtra. "Is being saint in India a crime? After killing of two saints in Palghar, murder of a saint is very sad," he tweeted. ... read..

TikTok video reunites hearing-speech impaired Telangana man with kin
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
TikTok may have been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times, but the video-sharing social networking service has helped reunite a hearing- and speech-impaired Telangana man with his family after two years. ... read..

Sadhu murdered in Maha, prime suspect caught (Lead)
Nanded (Maharashtra) | Sunday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
In a sensational incident, a sadhu was robbed and murdered in his bedroom at his ashram in Umri (Nanded), early on Sunday. Barely 12 hours after the incident, the prime suspect was caught, a top police officer said. ... read..

Cyclone Amphan: Power restoration work in full swing in Odisha's Bhadrak
Bhadrak (Odisha) | May 24, 2020 10:11:43 PM IST
The District Administration of Bhadrak on Sunday conducted power restoration work at Basudebpur and Chandbali, the worst affected areas by cyclone Amhpan. ... read..

Ready to give 125 Shramik special trains to Maharashtra, just waiting for passenger details: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 10:11:38 PM IST
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said the Indian Railways is ready to provide 125 Shramik Special trains to Maharashtra on May 25 and urged Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to immediately send the list of passengers and trains, which are lying with ... read..

Accused arrested in sadhu's murder case in Maharashtra's Nanded, police deny any communal angle
Nanded (Maharashtra) | May 24, 2020 9:41:53 PM IST
Police have arrested the accused in connection with the murder of a sadhu in Nanded's Umri, said Vijay Kumar Magar, Superintendent of Police (SP) on Sunday. ... read..

2 constables suspended after seen thrashing man in viral video in Madhya Pradesh
Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 9:41:48 PM IST
Two police constables have been suspended on the basis of a viral video in which both the cops were seen thrashing a man. ... read..

130 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 24, 2020 9:41:47 PM IST
Karnataka reported 130 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases in the State to 2,089. ... read..

West Bengal reports 208 new cases of COVID-19
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 24, 2020 9:41:45 PM IST
West Bengal on Sunday reported 208 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of cases to 3,667 in the state. ... read..

41 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 24, 2020 9:41:43 PM IST
Forty-one new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Telangana on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1854. ... read..

Punjab's doubling rate in COVID-19 cases is 98 days: Capt Amarinder Singh
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 24, 2020 9:41:38 PM IST
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the doubling rate is at 98 days in Punjab and less number of cases has been reported in the state in comparison to others. ... read..

Punjab Health Department issues advisory for barbershops, salons
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 24, 2020 9:41:37 PM IST
Punjab government's Health Department on Sunday issued a detailed advisory for maintaining hygiene and sanitisation of barbershops and hair-cut salons during COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

IPS officer walks down the crime trail in UP (IANS Special)
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
An IPS officer has embarked upon a crime trail in UP, reliving milestones of almost three decades that changed the face of crime and politics - and also its relationship. ... read..

Two cops brutally thrash man in MP, video goes viral (Ld)
Bhopal | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
In yet another gruesome incident, a video showing two policemen brutally thrashing a man in Madhya Pradesh, has gone viral on social media. ... read..

Kejriwal praises AAP MP for helping migrants
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday praised Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and his wife Anita Singh for providing food and transportation to the migrants amid the lockdown. ... read..

UP Roadways helps migrant who boarded wrong train
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Vijay Pillai, 65, will probably never forget what the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has done for him. ... read..

Low footfall in Chennai markets ahead of Eid
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 24, 2020 9:11:43 PM IST
As COVID-19 induced lockdown continues, markets in Chennai witnessed relatively low footfall ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. ... read..

Electricity restored in parts of cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 24, 2020 9:11:41 PM IST
Giving updates about the restoration work post-cyclone Amphan, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has restored electricity in parts of cyclone-affected areas. The super cyclone has claimed 86 lives so far. ... read..

Eid shopping hit by lockdown in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 24, 2020 9:11:39 PM IST
Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, people in fewer numbers were seen at shops in Hyderabad's market area on Sunday. The shopping areas were bereft of the usual festival buzz in view of COVID-19 induced lockdown. ... read..

UP govt withdraws order on ban of mobile phones in COVID-19 isolation wards
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 9:11:38 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday afternoon withdrew its earlier order banning the use of mobile phones by patients in isolation wards of L-2 and L-3 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals. ... read..

37 lakh passengers travel in over 2,800 Shramik special trains: Ministry of Railways
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 9:11:36 PM IST
Indian Railway has run over 2,813 Shramik Special trains carrying over 37 lakh passengers, till 10 am on Saturday, informed Ministry of Railways. ... read..

Two cops brutally thrash man in MP, video goes viral
Bhopal | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
In yet another gruesome incident, a video showing two policemen brutally thrashing a man in Madhya Pradeshs Chhindwara district, has gone viral on social media. ... read..

India helps Uganda to set up military war game centre
Jinja (Uganda) | Sunday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Indian Association in Uganda, with help of the Indian Military training team, set up a military war game centre in Jinja district. On Sunday, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni inaugurated the war game centre conceptualised by Indian military team for Ugan ... read..

Doubling rate of COVID-19 cases currently over 13 days: Dr Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 8:41:46 PM IST
The doubling rate of COVID-19 cases in the country is currently at above 13 days, which is a significant improvement compared to the 3.4 days, which existed in the pre-lockdown phase, according to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday. ... read..

Special train carrying 580 passengers reaches Pathankot
Nurpur (Himachal Pradesh) | May 24, 2020 8:41:40 PM IST
A special train carrying 580 passengers from Maharashtra's Thane reached Pathankot's Chakki Bank railway station on Sunday amid the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown. ... read..

Kolkata, Bagdogra airports will operate from May 28: AAI
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 8:41:38 PM IST
The domestic flight operations at Kolkata Airport and Bagdogra Aiport in West Bengal will resume from May 28, with a reduced schedule amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown, said the Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials here on Sunday. ... read..

Sadhu murdered inside ashram in Maha
Nanded | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
A sadhu was robbed and murdered at his ashram here in Maharashtra, a police official said on Sunday. ... read..

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