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Singhu border killing accused sent to seven days police custody
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 4:17:10 PM IST
The accused in the Singhu border incident where a mutilated body was found hanging on Friday at the site of farmers' protest, has been sent to seven days police custody by the court on Saturday. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S21 FE may launch on January 11
Seoul | October 16, 2021 4:17:09 PM IST
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is rumoured to launch on January 11, 2022. ... read..


Everybody is of the opinion that Rahul Gandhi should become Congress president: Ambika Soni
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 4:17:07 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni said on Saturday that everyone in the party is of the opinion that party leader Rahul Gandhi should become the party president. ... read..


Juvenile commits suicide in Bihar observation home
Patna | Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
A 16-year-old juvenile inmate allegedly committed suicide in a Children Observation Home (COH) in Bihar's Bhojpur district. ... read..


Apple fires leader of #AppleToo movement at workplace: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Apple has reportedly fired a leader of the #AppleToo movement at the workplace, who deleted apps from her work devices during an internal investigation. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh seeks support from Madya Pradesh govt to operationalise Suliyari coal block
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 3:46:46 PM IST
Amid concerns regarding a power crisis in the country, Andhra Pradesh has sought support from the Madhya Pradesh government to operationalise the Suliyari coal block located in Singrauli district. ... read..


Surgeon Captain Marak Pertin assume command of Indian Naval Hospital Ship Kasturi
Lonavla (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 3:46:45 PM IST
Surgeon Captain Marak Pertin assumed command of Indian Naval Hospital Ship Kasturi, Lonavla. ... read..


Apple working on adding health features to Airpods
Washington | October 16, 2021 3:46:43 PM IST
Apple Airpods may soon help you monitor your body temperature and posture, as the tech-giant company is working on adding health features to Airpods just like the recently launched Apple Watch Series 7. ... read..


Kerala: IMD issues Red alert for five, orange for seven districts amid heavy rainfall
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 3:46:40 PM IST
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday has issued a red alert in five districts, an orange alert for seven districts and a yellow alert for two districts of Kerala amid continuous rainfall being recorded in various parts of the state. ... read..


No need to speak to me through media: Sonia Gandhi to G-23 leaders
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 3:46:34 PM IST
Taking a veiled dig at the group of 23 (G-23) leaders, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said that there is no need to speak to her through the media adding that she appreciates frankness. ... read..


Top LeT commander among two terrorists killed in Pampore encounter
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 3:46:29 PM IST
A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Commander was among the two terrorists killed in an encounter in the Pampore area of Pulwama district on Saturday, informed Jammu and Kashmir Police. ... read..


There's a 'Succession'-inspired ice cream!
Washington | October 16, 2021 3:46:28 PM IST
Season 3 of 'Succession' is almost here, and an ice cream joint in the US called Ample Hills is celebrating with a new flavour inspired by the Emmy-winning HBO series. ... read..


Conventional terror activities, drone moves among key threat perceptions: NSG DG
Manesar (Haryana) | October 16, 2021 3:46:26 PM IST
National Security Guard Director General MA Ganapathy on Saturday said various threat perceptions are being noticed in the country and major one among them is linked to terrorism. ... read..


Efforts made to diminish image of many freedom fighters, time to change this: Amit Shah
Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) | October 16, 2021 3:46:23 PM IST
In a veiled dig at Congress for diminishing the "image of many freedom fighters" like Subhash Chandra Bose and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre is making efforts to give such leaders their proper place in ... read..


NCB raids 3 locations in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 3:16:26 PM IST
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) conducted raids at three locations in Mumbai on Saturday. ... read..


India to procure over 30 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses per month by January: Sources
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | October 16, 2021 3:16:24 PM IST
India will have a vaccine capacity of 28 crore doses this month, which includes 22 crore Serum Institute of India's Covishield and 6 crore doses of Bharat Biotech Biotech's Covaxin and production of 60 lakh Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D doses are also ready, sai ... read..


ABHP chief urge Human Rights Commission, Centre to raise issue of communal violence in Bangladesh at international level
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 3:16:21 PM IST
Following a series of communal violence in Bangladesh which led to the killings of several people, Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha President Swami Chakrapani on Saturday urged the International Human Rights Commission and the Centre to raise an issue on an ... read..


Youths blackmail K'taka women over nude pics, extorts Rs 5 lakhs
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Police in Karnataka have launched a manhunt for two youths in connection with blackmailing a woman over nude photos and videos and extorting Rs 5 lakhs from her. ... read..


Drugs-on-cruise case: Fadnavis slams Thackeray over anti Centre remarks
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 2:47:00 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over his allegation that the Centre is using the drugs-on-cruise case to defame the state. ... read..


IT Dept raids trader, Rs 2.75 crore unaccounted cash seized
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 2:46:57 PM IST
The Income Tax Department has carried out search and seizure operations on an importer and a trader of laptops, mobile phones and peripheral parts, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Saturday. ... read..


BSF's jurisdiction extension: Emergency like situation being created, alleges Punjab Dy CM
Amritsar (Punjab) | October 16, 2021 2:46:45 PM IST
Slamming the Centre for extending the jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF), Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Saturday alleged that an "unseen emergency like situation" is being created in Punjab. ... read..


UP polls 2022: BJP plans massive rally of PM Modi in Varanasi, dates to be finalised soon
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | October 16, 2021 2:46:44 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning to organise a massive rally to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi soon. ... read..


Rain lashes Thiruvananthapuram; IMD predicts more showers
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 16, 2021 2:46:42 PM IST
The capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram was lashed by rain on Saturday. ... read..


Poonch-Rajouri anti-terror operation enters 5th day
Jammu | Saturday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
A counter insurgency operation entered the fifth day on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts as the Army deployed para commandos to eliminate terrorists whose exact number is still not known. ... read..


Centre's foreign policy diabolical instrument of electoral mobilisation, polarisation: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 2:16:39 PM IST
Claiming that India's foreign policy has become a diabolical instrument of electoral mobilisation and polarisation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said the consensus between government and Opposition on diplomatic issues has been dama ... read..


TN entrepreneur helps kin 'relive memories' through statuettes of people who died due to Covid-19
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 16, 2021 2:16:33 PM IST
Techie turned entrepreneur, Arun Titan is helping to ease the pain of the families of people who died due to Covid-19 through lifelike statuettes of the deceased. ... read..


Mumbai: BJP's Kirit Somaiya burns Ravan effigy symbolising corruption of MVA govt
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 2:16:29 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday held a programme to burn an effigy of Ravan symbolising the corruption of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra on the occasion of Dussehra in Mulund area here. ... read..


Delhi HC issues notice to filmmaker Hansal Mehta over his film 'Faraaz' based on 2016 Dhaka attack
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 2:16:27 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has issued notice and summon to filmmaker Hansal Mehta on a suit seeking a permanent and mandatory injunction and damages for restraining the defendants from releasing the movie 'Faraaz' made on the terrorist attack on July 1, 2016, i ... read..


LeT commander trapped in J&K encounter (Lead)
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 2:15:06 PM IST
A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander involved in the killing of two police personnel in Srinagar has been trapped in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, ... read..


45 injured in Banni Utsav stick fight festival in Andhra's Kurnool
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 1:46:35 PM IST
Around 45 people were injured in violence during Banni Utsav fight, an ancient ritual practiced among villagers in Kurnool district on the eve of Dussehra, police said. ... read..


Tourist influx in Kashmir increasing gradually after COVID-19 pandemic
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 1:46:29 PM IST
The influx of tourists in Kashmir has started rising gradually months after the tourism sector came to a halt following the COVID-19 pandemic that hit the country last year. ... read..


IAF chief visits forward areas in Ladakh
By Ajit K Dubey

Leh (Ladakh) | October 16, 2021 1:46:24 PM IST
Amid tensions over build-up by the Chinese across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh and reluctance to resolve remaining issues between the two countries, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari is visiting forward area ... read..


Social goals in jeopardy due to Modi govt's single-point agenda of "Becho, Becho, Becho": Sonia Gandhi at CWC
By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | October 16, 2021 1:46:21 PM IST
Slamming Centre's National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) scheme, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said the country's social goals are in jeopardy because of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's single-point agenda of "Becho, Bech ... read..


Singhu border killing could be new way to create chaos in India, alleges BJP's Kavinder Gupta
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 1:16:30 PM IST
Alleging conspiracy behind the killing of the man near Singhu border where farmers are protesting against three farm laws since November last year, former Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kavinder Gupt ... read..


Disbalance between RSS, Centre on national population policy issue, claims PL Punia
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 1:16:27 PM IST
Senior Congress leader and Chhattisgarh in-charge PL Punia has claimed that there is a lack of coordination between Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre. ... read..


Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Pampore
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 1:15:06 PM IST
An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said. ... read..


Gehlot meets Cong leader Ambika Soni ahead of CWC meet
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:06 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who has arrived here to take part in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled to be held on Saturday has met senior party leader Ambika Soni. ... read..


Farm fires in Punjab this year till now less than last year's, but more than 2019
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST
The government has claimed that the number of farm fires in Punjab, Haryana and eight districts of Uttar Pradesh falling in the NCR this season have gone down compared to last year. But the numbers for Punjab till October 13, even if way less than last ye ... read..


Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi, withdraws resignation as Punjab Cong president
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu who resigned as the chief of party's Punjab unit last month has met former party president Rahul Gandhi at his residence here following which he withdrew his resignation. Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat was also ... read..


India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 97.23 crores
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 12:46:45 PM IST
With the administration of 8,36,118 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 97.23 crores, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. ... read..


I am full-time, hands-on Congress President, says Sonia Gandhi at CWC meeting
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 12:46:42 PM IST
Attempting to silence critics ahead of the crucial 2022 Assembly polls, interim president of Congress Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said she is the "full-time and hands-on" party chief during her address at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in New D ... read..


NSG is world-class trained force to tackle terrorism: Amit Shah
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 12:16:44 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday greeted the elite National Security Guard (NSG) force on its 37th raising day, saying it is a "world-class trained force to tackle all facets of terrorism" and the country is proud of its troops. ... read..


Singhu border killing 'unfortunate', would not affect farmers' protest, says Rakesh Tikait
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 12:16:42 PM IST
Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said the alleged killing of a man near the Singhu border was "unfortunate", but it will not affect the farmers' protest against the Centre's three farm laws. ... read..


Chennai: Sasikala pays floral tribute to Jayalalithaa at her memorial
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 16, 2021 12:16:39 PM IST
Former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala on Saturday paid floral tribute to former Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers J Jayalalithaa at her memorial at the Marina Beach here. ... read..


Chhattisgarh CM announces aid of Rs 50 lakh to kin of deceased in Jashpur mishap
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 12:16:37 PM IST
Following the Jashpur incident in which a car mowed down one person and left several others injured, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced financial assistance of Rs 50 lakh to the kin of the deceased on Saturday. ... read..


Cruise ship drug haul being used to defame Maharashtra, alleges Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 12:16:36 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday slammed the BJP-led Central government over the drugs-on-cruise case alleging that the drug haul is being used to defame the state. ... read..


BSP, SP leader arrested in Lalitpur minor girl rape case
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:16:37 AM IST
Three people including a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Dipak Ahirwar, a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Tilak Yadav and an engineer Mahendra Dubey have been arrested in the rape case of a minor girl in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, informed the polic ... read..


Maharashtra: Fire in Thane furniture godown doused, no casualty reported
Thane (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 11:16:34 AM IST
A fire which broke out at a furniture godown in Kasheli locality of Bhiwandi, Thane on Friday has been doused after six hours of efforts by the fire department. ... read..


38 'Corona Warriors' doctors complete combat training at ITBP academy
General News | October 16, 2021 11:16:31 AM IST
Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], October 16 (ANI) A group of 38 young doctors of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), including 14 women, completed their combat training under the Gazetted Officers Combatisation Course for a batch of Assistant Commandan ... read..


Mayawati demands strict action against culprits of Singhu border killing, aid for Chhattisgarh mishap victims
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 11:16:30 AM IST
Calling the killing of a man near the Singhu border where farmers are protesting against three farm laws since November last year, as sad and shameful, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday asked the "Dalit" Chief Minister of Punjab Charanj ... read..


Plea in SC for early hearing of case to remove protesting farmers from Delhi borders
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:46:34 AM IST
In the wake of killing a man at the Singhu border in Haryana's Sonipat on Friday, an application has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of a plea to remove all protestors from borders of Delhi, where farmers are agitating against t ... read..


Sonia Gandhi chaired Congress Working Committee meeting begins in Delhi
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:46:31 AM IST
The meeting of the Congress Working Committee chaired by party's interim President Sonia Gandhi is underway at All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters in New Delhi. ... read..


Sherlyn Chopra files complaint against Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty for fraud, mental harassment
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 10:46:27 AM IST
Bollywood actor Sherlyn Chopra has filed a complaint against Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly committing fraud against her and mental harassment. ... read..


UP Police registers FIR against sub-inspector for raping woman in Meerut
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 10:46:25 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh police have registered an FIR against a sub-inspector over allegedly raping a woman in Meerut. ... read..


Durga Puja: After immersion of idols, Yamuna in Delhi littered with waste
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:16:29 AM IST
Despite the restrictions imposed by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on the immersion of Durga idols and other religious material at public places, the Yamuna ghat at ITO was littered with waste on Saturday morning. ... read..


Four CRPF personnel injured in minor blast at Raipur railway station in Chhattisgarh
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | October 16, 2021 10:16:26 AM IST
Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel sustained injuries in a minor blast that occurred while shifting a detonator at Raipur railway station on Saturday morning. ... read..


UP Assembly Polls: Congress appoints additional office-bearers to state unit
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:16:25 AM IST
Ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday approved the proposal for the appointment of additional office-bearers to the state unit of the party with immediate effect. ... read..


India reports 15,981 new COVID-19 cases
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 10:16:23 AM IST
India has reported 15,981 new COVID-19 cases and 166 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Saturday. ... read..


Petrol, diesel prices hiked for third consecutive day
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:46:39 AM IST
Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise across the country for the third consecutive day on Saturday. ... read..


Hyderabad: 4 held for murder of NRI businessman
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 16, 2021 9:46:36 AM IST
Telangana Police on Friday arrested four brothers for allegedly killing an NRI businessman in Hyderabad. ... read..


Chhattisgarh: 4 CRPF personnel injured in blast inside train at Raipur railway station
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | October 16, 2021 9:46:32 AM IST
Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured in an explosion caused after a box containing igniter set fell on the floor in a CRPF Special Train at Raipur railway station in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, said Raipur Police. ... read..


Encounter between security forces, terrorists underway in J-K's Pulwama
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 9:46:30 AM IST
An encounter between security forces and terrorists is underway in the Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. ... read..


Accused in murder of ASI's son held after encounter with police in Delhi's Dwarka
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:16:48 AM IST
An accused in a murder case has been arrested after an encounter with police that took place at Dwarka Sector 23 in the national capital on Friday night. ... read..


Over 58.98 crore samples tested for COVID-19 in India so far
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:16:45 AM IST
With COVID-19 testing capacity ramped up extensively India has so far conducted 58,98,35,258 tests, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Saturday. ... read..


PM Modi greets Odisha CM on his birthday
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 9:16:55 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended birthday greetings to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and wished him long and healthy life in the service of the people. ... read..


Search operation underway following encounters with terrorists in J-K's Poonch
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 8:46:20 AM IST
Days after encounters with terrorists in which Army personnel were killed, a search operation by security personnel continued in the Bhata-Durian area which is adjacent to the Dehra Ki Gali (DKG) forest ridge in Rajouri-Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmi ... read..


Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hits Manipur's Churachandpur
Churachandpur (Manipur) | October 16, 2021 8:16:28 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Churachandpur in Manipur on Saturday morning. ... read..


PM Modi to address 82nd edition of Mann Ki Baat on Oct 24
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 7:46:42 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 82nd episode of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on October 24. ... read..


Five devotees from UP's Agra drown during durga idol immersion
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 7:16:21 AM IST
Five people from Uttar Pradesh's Agra drowned in the Parvati river during immersion of a Durga idol in Dholpur, Rajasthan on Friday, said police. ... read..


Mumbai Police looking for Dawood Ibrahim's aide in extortion case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 7:16:20 AM IST
Mumbai Police's Crime Branch on Friday informed that it is now looking for underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's aide Riyaz Bhati who has been named in the FIR against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in an extortion case. ... read..


J-K's Kathua celebrates Dussehra with Covid protocols
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 6:46:18 AM IST
Members of Shree Ram Natak Sabha in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district celebrated Dussehra on Friday while following Covid protocols. ... read..


Special COVID-19 vaccination drive to be launched in Dehradun on Oct 18
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | October 16, 2021 6:46:15 AM IST
A special COVID-19 vaccination drive will be launched in Dehradun's main markets and shopping malls from October 18. ... read..


Durga Puja pandal in Patna honours 'Corona warriors' in a special way
Patna (Bihar) | October 16, 2021 6:16:22 AM IST
During the nine-day long Durga Puja, idols of Goddesses were shown as felicitating 'Corona warriors' including doctors, police personnel and sanitation workers at a pandal in the Anandpuri area of Patna as an honour for their selfless service during the p ... read..


Looking into 'Trishula Deeksha' by Bajrang Dal activists, action if found any violation: Mangaluru Police Commissioner
Mangaluru (Karnataka) | October 16, 2021 6:16:19 AM IST
Mangaluru Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar on Friday said that he has instructed officials to look into the distribution of Trishul (trident) among Bajrang Dal activists at a programme in the city. ... read..


Every inch of Cellular jail testimony of freedom struggle: Amit Shah
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in Port Blair on Friday that every inch of the Cellular jail is a testimony of the freedom struggle, which inspires every Indian to serve the nation. ... read..


Now, green fireworks permitted in Rajasthan except two districts
Jaipur | Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
The Rajasthan government on Friday lifted its ban on use of crackers announced earlier, allowing use of green firecrackers for two hours on Diwali across the state, except Bharatpur and Alwar which fall under the NCR area. ... read..


CM Stalin seeks PM Modi's intervention for release of 23 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 16, 2021 5:46:18 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi on Friday, seeking his intervention for securing the release of 23 Indian fishermen, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy. ... read..


Punjab Police seizes 6.73 kg heroin from fields near international border, arrests drug smuggler with links to Pakistan
Ferozepur (Punjab) | October 16, 2021 5:46:17 AM IST
Anti-Narcotics Cell of Ferozepur Police arrested a drug smuggler and recovered 6.73 kgs of heroin worth Rs 34 crores from fields near the international border of Punjab, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harmandeep Hans informed on Friday. ... read..


Mumbai Police seizes fake currency, 4 held
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 16, 2021 5:46:15 AM IST
Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested four people from the Malad area and seized fake currency on Friday. ... read..


Haryana CM calls high-level meeting over Singhu border killing
Chandigarh | October 16, 2021 5:16:30 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday called a high-level meeting at his residence in Chandigarh over the incident at Singhu border where a body of a man with hands and legs chopped off, was found hanging on a police barricade. ... read..


Gurugram: Locals protest against Namaz offering at ground
Gurugram (Haryana) | October 16, 2021 5:16:28 AM IST
Residents of Sector-47 in Gurugram on Friday staged a protest by performing puja for the fourth consecutive week against offering Friday Namaz at a ground here, said police. ... read..


Puducherry extends COVID-19-induced restrictions including night curfew till Oct 31
Puducherry | October 16, 2021 5:16:25 AM IST
Puducherry government on Friday extended COVID-19-induced restrictions including night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am every day till October 31, as per an official order. ... read..


Praise flows in for TN foresters after heart-warming picture
Chennai | Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials are garnering praise from netizens after a senior forest officer tweeted a photo of an elephant calf hugging a forest official who rescued it. ... read..


Man brutally killed on Singhu border; one Nihang surrenders (Roundup)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
The farmers' protest site on Singhu border on the periphery of the national capital, which was till now labelled as a pious spot for the farmers' movement, was on Friday soaked with the blood of a man, who was mercilessly killed for allegedly desecrating ... read..


'Jumbo Savari' takes place within Mysuru Palace premises on Dasara
Mysuru | Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday inaugurated the Dasara procession of 'Jumbo Savari' by performing a puja at the Balarama Gate of the Mysuru Palace. Bommai also paid floral tribute to the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari along with other ... read..


Farmers' protest taken over by criminals, they are functioning like Taliban: BJP's Dushyant Gautam on Singhu border killing
New Delhi | October 16, 2021 4:46:26 AM IST
After a corpse of a man was found near the Singhu border where farmers are protesting against three farm laws since November last year, Punjab BJP in-charge and national general secretary Dushyant Kumar Gautam on Friday alleged that farmers' protest has b ... read..


Loss of senior CPI (Maoist) leaders would deplete Naxal movement strength, says Bastar IGP
Bastar (Chhattisgarh) | October 16, 2021 4:46:25 AM IST
P Sundarraj, Inspector General of Police, Bastar Range on Friday said that loss of senior committee members of CPI (Maoist) would certainty deplete the strength of the Naxal movement in the region. ... read..


CM Baghel should tell if he will sit on protest over Jashpur incident, asks UP minister
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | October 16, 2021 4:46:23 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh minister Sidharth Nath Singh on Friday said that there seems to be a conspiracy behind the Jashpur incident and took a dig at Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday, saying whether he has plans to protest against the incident. ... read..


Singhu killing: One Nihang Sikh surrenders before Haryana Police
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
A Nihang Sikh has taken the responsibility for the brutal killing of a man at the Singhu border early on Friday, official sources said. ... read..


Parkash Badal seeks fair probe into Singhu border killing
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday condemned the entire sequence of events at the Singhu border and demanded a fair and impartial probe into all angles of the heinous crime, including the brutal murder and allegations of sacrilege ... read..


ISI pushing its agenda of targeted killings in Kashmir
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Despite the ongoing operations against terrorists in Kashmir, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been pushing its agenda of targeted killings in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and has also prepared a list of 100 targets, including ... read..


Congress targets BJP over Global Hunger Report
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
The Congress' Maharashtra unit on Friday hit out at the Centre's ruling BJP after the Global Hunger Report-2021, yanked India down from the 63rd rank to the 101st with a reduced score. ... read..


Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel to attend CWC meeting in Delhi today
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | October 16, 2021 4:16:26 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel confirmed his participation at Congress Working Committee (CWC) in New Delhi on Saturday and said that upcoming Assembly polls as well as organisational elections, will be discussed in the crucial meet. ... read..


J-K: LeT top commander involved in killing of 2 police personnel trapped in Pampore encounter, says IGP Vijay Kumar
Pampore (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 16, 2021 4:16:23 AM IST
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Umar Mustaq Khandey, one of the top 10 targets of Jammu and Kashmir police who was involved in the killing of two police personnel at Baghat, Srinagar and other terror crimes, is trapped in Pampore encounter, informed Kashm ... read..


Rewa 1st district in MP to have direct flight to Bhopal
Bhopal | Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
If everything proceeds as per the plan, Rewa will become the first district in Madhya Pradesh to have direct flight connectivity with state capital Bhopal, as its Raja Bhoj Airport is all set to connect the two destinations by the end of 2021. ... read..


At Dussehra Rally, Uddhav Thackeray takes aim at several political 'Ravanas' (Lead)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party and its brand of Hindutva, called for a national debate on federalism, sympathised with the farmers, and lavished praise on his West Bengal coun ... read..


J&K DGP reviews security scenario in Kashmir
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
J&K Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on Friday chaired a meeting at the police control room here to review the current security scenario in Kashmir. ... read..


Yashpal Arya joining Congress won't affect party: BJP
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
The BJP has claimed that Yashpal Arya joining the Congress will have no impact on the party's poll prospects in Uttarakhand. ... read..


Singhu border killing: Deceased's family members demand justice, says guilty should be punished
Tarn Taran (Punjab) | October 16, 2021 3:46:36 AM IST
The family members of a person, whose body was found near the Singhu border where farmers are protesting against three farm laws since November last year, on Friday demanded justice and said that the guilty should be punished as soon as possible. ... read..


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