Sunday, March 26, 2023

UP: Wife, relatives booked for 'killing' doctor in Lucknow
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 23, 2023 2:08:29 AM IST
A case has been registered against four persons for allegedly killing an Unani doctor in Lucknow, said police officials on Wednesday. ... read..

Cong moves privilege notice against Rajnath Singh for his statement on Rahul
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Wednesday moved a privilege notice against Defence Minister Rajnath Singh over his statement on Rahul Gandhi under Rule 222 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha for violating Rule 352 (vii) and ... read..

TSPSC paper leak: Congress urges Telangana Governor to use special powers
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
The Congress in Telangana on Wednesday urged Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to exercise her special powers to take action in the question paper leak that has rocked the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC). ... read..

Delhi Police bust tiger skin smuggling gang; 5 held
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
With the arrest of five men, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a racket that indulged in smuggling and selling skin of Royal Bengal Tigers, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..

WBSSC scam: Calcutta HC declines stay on counselling for replacement of terminated staff
Kolkata | Thursday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday refused to grant an interim stay on the counselling process for freshly recruited non-teaching staff in state-run schools as replacement for those whose services have been terminated on charges of irregularities. ... read..

Bodies of two women, with heads missing, found in Bihar's Madhubani
Patna | Thursday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
Two beheaded bodies of women were found in Bihar's Madhubani district on Wednesday, police said. ... read..

Vijayawada Customs arrests four with 12.97 kg gold valued at Rs 7.48 cr
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
The Customs officials at Vijayawada arrested four persons for smuggling 12.97 kg gold valued at Rs 7.48 crore, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..

'Youth Mahapanchayat' to mark 3 yrs of Shivraj govt; Kamal Nath says people will reply
Bhopal | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government in Madhya Pradesh will complete three years in office on Thursday after the Kamal Nath-led Congress government was toppled in March 2020. ... read..

NGT directs Joint Committee to ensure efficient use of water in metro rail construction
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The National Green Tribunal has directed a joint committee to take corrective steps and carry out an action plan in order to ensure efficient utilisation of water that is wasted during the building of Metro Rail in Delhi, Jaipur, and Mumbai. ... read..

Bhaichung Bhutia flags rising violence in Sikkim
Gangtok | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Former India footballer-turned-politician Bhaichung Bhutia said on Wednesday that Sikkim has acquired the image of a violence-ridden state in the last two years due to the politics of violence unleashed against opposition parties. ... read..

Mamata visits Jagannath temple, terms scheduled meeting with Patnaik courtesy call
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a three-day visit to Odisha, on Wednesday visited Jagannath temple in Puri and offered prayers for the welfare of all. ... read..

Bihar: 9 escape from child observation home
Patna | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Nine children have fled from an observation home in Bihar's Jehanabad district, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..

Instagram is putting ads in search results
Los Angeles | March 23, 2023 12:06:04 AM IST
Instagram users may soon see ads in search results. ... read..

Punjab sub-inspector recruitment: Merit list be out in first week of April
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 23, 2023 12:06:02 AM IST
The merit list for the posts of Sub-Inspectors (SI) in different cadres/wings of Punjab police is expected to be out in the first week of April 2023. ... read..

Assam govt to create 819 teachers' posts in schools of tea garden areas
Guwahati (Assam) | March 23, 2023 12:05:59 AM IST
The Assam government on Wednesday decided to create 819 posts for teachers in the schools of tea garden areas in the state. ... read..

President Murmu confers Padma awards to 54 distinguished achievers, Ustad Zakir Hussain, former Union minister SM Krishna honoured
New Delhi | March 23, 2023 12:05:57 AM IST
President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday presented 3 Padma Vibhushan, 4 Padma Bhushan and 47 Padma Shri Awards for the year 2023 at a grand presentation ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan. ... read..

JP Nadda to host dinner for OBC MPs on March 28 in Delhi
By Aashique Hussain

New Delhi | March 23, 2023 12:05:47 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda will host a dinner for all the Other Backward Classes (OBC) Morcha MPs of the party on March 28, a party source said. ... read..

Punjab assembly passes resolution to name Ludhiana airport after Shaheed Kartar Singh
Chandigarh | March 23, 2023 12:05:43 AM IST
The Punjab Vidhan Sabha, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution to request the Government of India (GOI) to name the upcoming International Airport at Indian Air force Station Halwara, Ludhiana as Shaheed Kartar ... read..

"Happened in London but aftermath uplifting": BJP MP Mahesh Jethmalani on Indian response to vandalism of UK consulate
New Delhi | March 23, 2023 12:05:40 AM IST
Senior advocate and Rajya Sabha MP Mahesh Jethmalani on Wednesday lauded the Union government's response to the vandalism of the Indian High Commission in the UK and the desecration of the national flag by Khalistan supporters, calling it very uplifting a ... read..

CAG outreach from babus to political executives now
New Delhi | March 23, 2023 12:05:29 AM IST
From just dealing with the bureaucracy, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is now reaching out to the political executive in the Union and states. ... read..

West Bengal to give civic reception to President Murmu on March 27
Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 22, 2023 11:34:50 PM IST
The West Bengal Government will give a civic reception to President Droupadi Murmu at Netaji Indoor Stadium during her maiden visit to the state on March 27. ... read..

Sunil Kumar Jha becomes new GM of Northeast Frontier Railway
Guwahati (Assam) | March 22, 2023 11:34:49 PM IST
Sunil Kumar Jha, an officer of the Indian Railway Service of Engineers from UPSC's 1986 batch, has taken over as the General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway (Construction), an official statement from the railways said on Wednesday. ... read..

JNU MBA Admission 2023: Registration deadline extended till March 31
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 11:34:47 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management and Entrepreneurship, has extended the registration deadline for admission to the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme till 31 March 2023. ... read..

UDF demands resignation of Kerala Health minister over arrest of hospital attendant for rape
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | March 22, 2023 11:34:44 PM IST
United Democratic Front (UDF) convenor and senior Congress leader MM Hassan demanded the resignation of Kerala Health Minister Venna George over an alleged rape attempt by a hospital attendant. ... read..

Delhi: 3 juveniles held for killing 24-yr-old in Ghazipur
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 11:34:38 PM IST
Three juveniles were caught by the Delhi Police for allegedly stabbing a 24-year-old man to death at Kondli Pul in Ghazipur area, officials said. ... read..

One more FIR registered against Amritpal in Jalandhar
Jalandhar (Punjab) | March 22, 2023 11:34:35 PM IST
Another FIR has been registered against pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh, who has been declared a fugitive by the Punjab Police, on the complaint of the granthi of Nangal Ambian gurdwara. ... read..

UP CM Yogi participates in event to mark India-South Korea ties
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 11:34:33 PM IST
Even as the diplomatic relations between India and South Korea complete half a century, the spiritual ties between the two countries go back to ancient times. India is not 'foreign', but 'home' to spiritual ancestors of the Koreans, said Uttar Pradesh Chi ... read..

Income Tax department launches 'AIS for Taxpayer' mobile application
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 11:34:31 PM IST
Income Tax department has launched a mobile application, called 'AIS for Taxpayer', to allow taxpayers view their information as available in the Annual Information Statement (AIS)/Taxpayer Information Summary (TIS), an official statement said on Wednesda ... read..

FSSAI reconstitutes its Scientific Panels, empanels 200 experts
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 11:34:25 PM IST
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has reconstituted its Scientific Panels, and empanelled about 200 experts from different scientific organisations such as ICMR, CSIR, ICAR, NIFTEM, IIT's and various institutes working in the area o ... read..

TN cracker factory blast: PM Modi announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for kin of dead
Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu) | March 22, 2023 11:04:20 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed anguish over the death of 8 persons in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each for the injur ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Surrendered Naxals tie knot in presence of police
Sukma (Chhattisgarh) | March 22, 2023 11:04:13 PM IST
Displaying a sensible approach, police in the worst insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh solemnized the marriage of surrendered Naxals on Wednesday. ... read..

You filled our 'jholi' with happiness, an emotional Padma awardee tells PM Modi
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 11:04:11 PM IST
The Padma awards ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday saw some touching moments with Hirabaiben Ibrahimbhai Lobi, a Padma Shri awardee from Gujarat who has worked extensively for Siddi community and women's empowerment, saying words of appreciat ... read..

Manickam Tagore gives notice to LS Speaker against Rajnath Singh's "defamatory" remarks on Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 11:04:09 PM IST
Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Wednesday wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asking for action against Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh over his alleged defamatory remarks about Rahul Gandhi in the Lower House earlier on March 13 related to certain sp ... read..

Four accused, who helped Amritpal Singh escape, taken to court
Punjab | March 22, 2023 10:35:01 PM IST
Amid the crackdown on 'Waris Punjab De' and the continuing manhunt for its chief, Amritpal Singh, and his aides, the four accused persons who helped the Khalistani leader escape were on Wednesday taken from Shahkot police station in Jalandhar to court. ... read..

Nikki Yadav murder case: Delhi court extends judicial custody of Sahil, 5 other accused for 14 days
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 10:34:57 PM IST
Delhi's Dwarka court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of Sahil Gahlot and five other accused in the Nikki Yadav murder case, including his father and two cousins, for the next 14 days. ... read..

Indian Army to reintroduce millet flour in ration of soldiers
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 10:34:52 PM IST
With a view of promoting the consumption of millets in light of the UN declaring 2023 as the International Year of Millets, the Indian Army has steered the introduction of Millets Flour in the rations of soldiers, an official statement said on Wednesday. ... read..

Mumbai: Former driver of Sonu Nigam's father booked for stealing Rs 72 lakh
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | March 22, 2023 10:34:51 PM IST
Mumbai police on Wednesday booked the driver of popular singer Sonu Nigam's father for allegedly stealing Rs 72 lakh from his residence. ... read..

Delhi HC issues notice to AAG in case of detention of interfaith couple by UP police
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 10:05:22 PM IST
The Delhi High Court recently issued a notice to the Additional Advocate General (AAG) of Uttar Pradesh to appear before it in a matter related to taking away an interfaith couple without informing Delhi police and alleged detention by the Uttar Pradesh P ... read..

"A comprehensive plan for clean, beautiful and modern Delhi": Gahlot on Budget
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 10:05:21 PM IST
After a Budget was presented for a 'Clean, Beautiful, and Modern Delhi', Finance Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday said never has a more "comprehensive plan" been outlined for any state. ... read..

Odisha CM announces Rs 3 lakh ex gratia for kin of 3 students killed in car accident
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 22, 2023 10:05:19 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh to kin of the three deceased students who were killed in a tragic car accident today. ... read..

Need to preserve the 'Blue' to keep the 'Green': Himachal CM Sukhu on World Water Day
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 9:35:12 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu while presiding over State Level 'World Water Day' function on Wednesday stated that the day is all about accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis because water affects us all and ... read..

Mehbooba Mufti welcomes opening of Sharda Devi temple in J-K
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 22, 2023 9:35:11 PM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday welcomed the opening of the Sharda Devi Temple near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, saying that Pandits of Union Territory were looking forward to it. ... read..

BSF rescues 22 cattle heads from Assam's Karimganj
Karimganj (Assam) | March 22, 2023 9:35:07 PM IST
Officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday rescued 22 cattle heads and detained three persons in Assam's Karimganj district along the Indo-Bangladesh border. ... read..

Maharashtra reports one Covid death, 334 new cases in last 24 hours
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | March 22, 2023 9:35:03 PM IST
Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country, Maharashtra on Wednesday reported one Covid death and recorded 334 new cases, the state Public Health Department said on Wednesday. ... read..

Himachal Pradesh logs 64 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 9:34:59 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh logged 64 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Department of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday. ... read..

Crescent moon not sighted anywhere in India; Ramzan to start on March 24
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 9:34:57 PM IST
Lucknow's Markazi Chand Committee on Wednesday announced that the month of Ramzan will begin on Friday as the crescent moon was not sighted anywhere in the country. ... read..

NGO terror funding case: NIA arrests program coordinator of J-K Coalition of Civil Societies
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 9:34:54 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested second person in NGO terror funding case registered in October 2020 for propagating secessionist agenda and collecting funds from various international entities based abroad and channelizing mo ... read..

PM Modi advises precaution, maintenance of vigil amid rise of Covid-19 cases
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 9:05:09 PM IST
Amid the spike in influenza cases in the country and the rise of Covid-19 cases in the past 2 weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to assess in terms of preparedness of health infrastructure and logistics, the status of the vac ... read..

Partition saw birth of Pakistan, remaining country is Hindu nation, says Vijayvargiya; Congress hits back
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 9:05:08 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday evening said that after the partition of India, Pakistan was formed and the remaining country is a Hindu nation. ... read..

President Murmu confers Padma Awards, SM Krishna, Narendra Chandra Debbarma honoured
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 9:05:06 PM IST
President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday conferred Padma awards to distinguished honorees across diverse fields, including former Union Minister SM Krishna and Narendra Chandra Debbarma, the late president of the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura. ... read..

Bus catches fire in Assam's Nalbari district, no casualties
Guwahati (Assam) | March 22, 2023 9:05:04 PM IST
As many as 20 passengers of a bus had a narrow escape after the bus caught fire in Assam's Nalbari district on Wednesday. ... read..

"It is a shame...had we continued, a lot of things would have become better": General VK Singh on disbandment of TSD
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 9:04:58 PM IST
Union Minister of State Minister of State for Civil Aviation and former Army Chief General VK Singh has said that Technical Support Division (TSD), a military intelligence unit that was later disbanded, could have bettered a lot of things and he considers ... read..

Widespread rainfall in next 3 days across Himachal Pradesh: IMD head
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 8:35:18 PM IST
Widespread rainfall is expected in the next three days across the state, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Head (Himachal) Surinder Paul said on Wednesday. ... read..

Centre has enough stock of fertilizers for Kharif season: Mansukh Mandaviya
By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | March 22, 2023 8:35:15 PM IST
Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday said that Centre has enough stock of fertilizers for the upcoming Kharif season and fertilizers will be easily available to farmers across the country. ... read..

Outcome of Legislative Council polls an indication of change: TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 8:35:11 PM IST
TDP national president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister, Chandrababu Naidu, on Wednesday said the people have already hinted at a change at the helm of the state administration, if the outcome of the recent elections to the Legislative Council is ... read..

Amritpal aide Daljit Kalsi's wife files habeas corpus plea, says Punjab govt taking 'revenge'
Chandigarh (Haryana) | March 22, 2023 8:35:08 PM IST
Actor Sarabjit Singh alias Daljit Kalsi's wife has filed a habeas corpus petition at the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking his release from "illegal custody" in Assam. ... read..

Kerala govt alerts all districts amid rise in Covid-19 cases
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | March 22, 2023 8:06:36 PM IST
Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Wednesday flagged concerns regarding Covid-19 infections and said that there has been a slight increase in Covid cases in the state. ... read..

L-G VK Saxena chairs meet on cleaning up Najafgarh Lake on Delhi-Haryana border
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 8:06:30 PM IST
Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Wednesday chaired a meeting to devise ways for the revival of the Najafgarh Lake on the Delhi-Haryana Border, which is pivotal to the overall cleaning of River Yamuna in the national capital, stated an official release on ... read..

"Somebody imagined a thing like that in journalistic circles": General VK Singh on "attempted military coup" in 2012
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 8:06:22 PM IST
General VK Singh, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Road Transport and Highways, has dismissed there was any "attempted military coup" during then-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's tenure in 2012 after a news report had claimed that the Indian Arm ... read..

SC Collegium recommends names of 4 district judges for appointment as Madras HC judges
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 8:06:17 PM IST
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of four district judges for appointment as judges of the Madras High Court. ... read..

"Don't know whether he is gentleman or ..." Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams ST Hasan on his Parliament remark
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 7:34:33 PM IST
Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched an attack on Samajwadi Party MP ST Hasan after the latter criticized the Centre for a holiday was declared for the Parliament on the occasion of Chaitra Navratri, sa ... read..

U'khand CM Dhami holds meeting to set up sports university
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 22, 2023 7:34:30 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday held a meeting with the officials in the secretariat regarding the proposed sports university in the state. ... read..

PM Modi to address 'One World TB Summit' on March 24 in Varanasi
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 7:05:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi on March 24 and address the 'One World TB Summit' on World Tuberculosis Day at Rudrakash Convention Centre. ... read..

Delhi HC grants two weeks to respondents to file reply on plea challenging order of re-election of MCD'S Standing Committee
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 7:05:20 PM IST
The Delhi High court on Wednesday granted two weeks' time to respondents to file their reply on a plea challenging the re-election of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). ... read..

SC grants bail to law intern held for recording court proceedings in Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 7:05:18 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to a law intern arrested for allegedly recording the court proceedings of a sensitive matter in Madhya Pradesh. ... read..

Delhi's growth to be higher than national average: CM Kejriwal
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 7:05:16 PM IST
As Delhi Budget for fiscal 2023-24 was presented on Wednesday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the national capital is estimated to grow at 9 per cent, more than the country's estimated growth rate of 7 per cent. ... read..

NGO Terror Funding Case: NIA Court sends journalist to 10-day remand
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 6:34:56 PM IST
Delhi's National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court on Wednesday sent arrested accused freelance journalist Irfan Mehraj to 10-day remand in NGO Terror Funding Case. ... read..

Tamil Nadu: Six dead, several injured in explosion at firecracker factory
Tamil Nadu (Chennai) | March 22, 2023 6:34:54 PM IST
Six people were killed and several injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram district, officials said. ... read..

Amid poster row, Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann to address public meeting at Jantar Mantar tomorrow
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 6:04:48 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart and fellow Aam Aadmi Party leader Bhagwant Mann will jointly address a public meeting at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Thursday. ... read..

Mild tremors felt as magnitude 2.7 earthquake strikes west-northwest of Delhi
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 6:04:43 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 2.7 on the Richter scale struck 17 km west-northwest of Delhi on Wednesday, the National Center for Seismology reported. ... read..

Peace is being established in J-K after abrogation of Article 370: Amit Shah
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 5:37:37 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday said that peace is being established in Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territory is once again returning to the old civilization and traditions after the abrogation of Article 370. ... read..

Sharad Pawar to hold opposition leaders' meet in Delhi tomorrow
By Ajit K Jha

New Delhi, | March 22, 2023 5:37:32 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has invited the floor leaders of the opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha for a meeting on Thursday to discuss the Rural Electronic Voting Machine (EVM). ... read..

Man held from Surat for sending threat message to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar: Police
Patna (Bihar) | March 22, 2023 5:04:53 PM IST
Patna Police on Wednesday said it arrested a person from Surat for sending a message on WhatsApp threatening Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. ... read..

Delhi HC reserves order on Satyendar Jain's bail plea in PMLA case
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 5:04:47 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has reserved the order on jailed former AAP minister Satyendar Jain and two others in a money laundering case after multiple hearings in the matter. ... read..

Dhami inquires about quake situation in Uttarakhand, instructs officials to exercise vigilance
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 22, 2023 4:34:58 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday reviewed the situation after an earthquake hit parts of north India late on Tuesday. ... read..

Mind-control robots could be a reality: Research
Sydney | March 22, 2023 4:34:55 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have developed biosensor technology that will allow you to operate devices, such as robots and machines, solely through thought control. ... read..

Excise Case: Manish Sisodia sent to judicial custody till April 5
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 5:37:29 PM IST
The Rouse Avenue Court on Wednesday sent Delhi's former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to judicial custody till April 5, 2023, in a money laundering case pertaining to alleged irregularities in the framing and implementation of the excise policy of ... read..

Kaziranga National Park to be closed from April 6 to 8 for Gaj Utsav
General News | March 22, 2023 4:34:52 PM IST
Kaziranga (Assam) [India], March 22: The Kaziranga National Park issued a notification on Wednesday that it will be closed for tourists from April 6 to 8, 2023 for Gaj Utsav. ... read..

PM Modi to chair high-level meeting today to review Covid-related situation
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 4:34:48 PM IST
In view of the recent surge in COVID cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a high-level meeting today to review the Covid-related situation and public health preparedness. ... read..

Delhi police should take action against Kejriwal for objectionable poster against PM: BJP's Harnath Singh
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 4:34:46 PM IST
Rajya Sabha MP Harnath Singh Yadav on Wednesday slammed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleging that the AAP was involved in putting up the posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "Modi Hatao Desh Bachao" written on th ... read..

7 Non BJP CM's skip Kejriwal's G-8 meeting invitation in Delhi
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 4:34:45 PM IST
The meeting of the Chief Ministers of eight non-BJP-ruled states in Delhi was cancelled due to the unavailability of the Chief Ministers from the event. ... read..

Delhi excise policy case: Manish Sisodia brought to court as his remand period ends
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 6:04:46 PM IST
Former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was brought to the Rouse Avenue Court on Wednesday by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday after his remand period ended today. ... read..

"No amendment in Right to Health Bill": Rajasthan minister Parsadi Lal Meena
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | March 22, 2023 4:05:57 PM IST
Reacting to the Right to Health Bill which has been passed in the State Assembly on Tuesday, Rajasthan minister Parsadi Lal Meena said that there would be no amendment in the Right to Health Bill, as it has become a law and everyone has to accept it. ... read..

Chandrababu Naidu "transferred Rs 371 crore" in skill development scam, claims AP minister
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 4:05:46 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh state Industries Minister Gudivada Amarnath hit out at Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu over the skill development "scam", claiming that the former CM "transferred Rs 371 crore" to shell companies. ... read..

PM Modi unveils 6G vision document, inaugurates ITU Area Office and Innovation Centre
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 4:05:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled Bharat's 6G Vision Document and inaugurated the new International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Area office and Innovation Centre. ... read..

Man arrested for beating up house-keeping staff in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) | March 22, 2023 4:05:40 PM IST
One person has been arrested by Pimpri Chinchwad Police for allegedly making casteist slurs and beating a 42-year-old female housekeeping staff in his office, said the police. ... read..

LIFE mission case: Court sends Santosh Eapen to ED custody
Kochi (Kerala) | March 22, 2023 4:05:36 PM IST
Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court at Kochi on Tuesday, sent Santosh Eapen, the managing director of Unitac Builders to ED custody till March 23, in connection with the alleged LIFE Mission scam case. ... read..

SC to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of exception to marital rape issue on May 9
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 3:35:00 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will hear the plea challenging the constitutional validity of Exception 2 to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, related to the marital rape issue on May 9. ... read..

VHP lauds AAP govt in Punjab, Centre for 'willpower', determination against Amritpal
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 3:34:50 PM IST
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday praised the Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab as well as the Centre for investigation against Waris Punjab De leader Amritpal Singh. ... read..

India is rapidly moving towards next step of digital revolution: PM Modi
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 3:34:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asserted that India is rapidly moving towards the next step of the digital revolution and that telecom technology is about empowering Indian citizens. ... read..

Punjab: 4 detained amid crackdown on Amritpal, bike recovered
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 22, 2023 3:05:43 PM IST
Amid the crackdown on 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh and his aides, four accused were detained in Ludhiana on Wednesday, and were sent to jail, informed the police. ... read..

BJP's big planning: PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat 100th episode to broadcast worldwide
By Suchitra Mukherjee

New Delhi | March 22, 2023 3:05:40 PM IST
This time not only India but even other countries too would listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 100th episode of the radio programme Mann Ki Baat and for this, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is also preparing in full swing. ... read..

"On issues of national security, all political parties must support govt": Ex-law minister Ashwani Kumar
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 2:35:01 PM IST
Former Union Law Minister and senior leader of Punjab Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday condemned the tweets of Sukhbir Singh Badal, President of the Shiromani Akali Dal, and said that all political parties must support the state and central governments on issue ... read..

NIA court sentences Bodo militant to life imprisonment in case of 2014 for indiscriminate firing on Assam villagers
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 2:05:15 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency Special Court in Guwahati has sentenced a Bodo militant Rabi Basumatary to life imprisonment in a 2014 case of indiscriminate firing on villagers in Assam, the agency said on Wednesday. ... read..

World Water Day: India provided tap connections to over 11 crore rural households
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 2:05:12 PM IST
World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 every year. It is an annual United Nations Observance, started in 1993, that celebrates water and raises awareness of the two billion people currently living without access to safe water. ... read..

DMRC to increase operational speed of Airport line to 100 kmph
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 1:34:52 PM IST
The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) will increase the operational speed of the Airport Express Line from 80 kmph to 100 kmph from Wednesday. ... read..

Delhi: Fire breaks out at restaurant, no injuries reported
New Delhi | March 22, 2023 1:34:48 PM IST
A fire broke out in a restaurant at Khan Market in the national capital, on Wednesday. ... read..

UP CM performs 'puja' at Maa Pateshwari temple on first day of Chaitra Navratri
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 22, 2023 1:34:45 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited, worshipped and offered prayers at Maa Pateshwari temple in Tulsipur on the first day of Chaitra Navratri and wished for a happy, healthy and prosperous Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. ... read..

Amritpal fallout: Akali Dal takes on AAP; sets up hotlines to provide legal aid to those detained
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 22, 2023 1:05:40 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said that the party is ready to provide legal assistance to all the Sikh youth who are arrested by Punjab Police in their ongoing search hunt for fugitive Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh. ... read..

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