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Priest shot dead in Bihar's Darbhanga, another injured
Patna | Thursday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
On the day when India is celebrating Mahanavami, a priest of a temple in Bihar's Darbhanga district was gunned down early morning on Thursday. ... read..


NDPS court reserves order on bail plea of Aryan Khan, others for Oct 20
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 5:46:18 PM IST
Mumbai Special NDPS court on Thursday reserved order for October 20 on the bail application of Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha. ... read..


OnePlus Buds Z2 unveiled with ANC, 38-hour battery life
Shenzhen | October 14, 2021 5:16:42 PM IST
Along with the latest smartphone OnePlus 9RT, OnePlus also revealed its new Buds Z2 wireless earphones. ... read..


Internal security is topmost priority, shouldn't be politicized, says former BSF IG
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 5:16:40 PM IST
The matters related to internal security should not be politicised and should be dealt with better coordination, said former Inspector General (IG) of Border Security Force (BSF), BN Sharma. ... read..


BSF always work in close coordination with state police, says IG operations
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 5:16:37 PM IST
Referring to the additional powers given to central paramilitary forces to conduct searches, arrest suspects and make seizures up to an area of 50 km inside Indian territory from the International Border (IB) along India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh bord ... read..


Chief priest of temple shot dead in Bihar's Darbhanga
Darbhanga (Bihar) | October 14, 2021 5:16:34 PM IST
The chief priest of the Kankali temple was shot dead in the Ram Bagh area of Bihar's Darbhanga district on Thursday. ... read..


Punjab CM Channi arrives at former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's farmhouse in Mohali
Mohali (Punjab) | October 14, 2021 5:16:30 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi arrived at former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's farmhouse, in Siswan, Mohali on Thursday. ... read..


Will not allow anyone to target Punjab on communal lines: Congress
Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 14, 2021 5:16:22 PM IST
Congress MLA Pargat Singh on Thursday said that the party will not allow anyone to target the state on communal lines in the wake of the upcoming state Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls that are scheduled in 2024. ... read..


A 12-12-5 model for digital success
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Why digitalize? Where to digitalize? What to digitalize? And how at all to digitalize? ... read..


Labourers' kids to get education in Atal schools
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to open Atal Residential Schools where children of labourers will be given free and quality education. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi to visit AIIMS to meet former PM Manmohan Singh
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 4:46:40 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi to meet former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh on Thursday, informed sources. ... read..


NCB to approach Bombay HC for cancellation of Sameer Khan's bail
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 4:46:37 PM IST
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has decided to file an application in Bombay High Court to cancel the bail of Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik's son-in-law Sameer Khan in connection with a drug case, sources said on Thursday. ... read..


India begins its journey in large scale Battery Energy Storage System for 1000 MW hour project
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 4:46:27 PM IST
Central Government has given go ahead for inviting the expression of interest for installation of 1000 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) as a pilot project. ... read..


UP court convicts 4 for planning terror attack
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
A Chief Judicial Magistrate court in Lucknow has sentenced four accused to five years imprisonment after finding them guilty of planning terror activities and instigating youths to take up arms. ... read..


Yediyurappa hits back, denies meeting Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa took to social media to proclaim that he will not rest until he puts BJP into the seat of power in Karnataka in the next assembly elections. ... read..


After Air India, govt to disinvest BPCL, float LIC IPO by last quarter of FY22
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 4:16:43 PM IST
Following the successful completion of the disinvestment of Air India, the government expects to carry out the divestment of BPCL in the current financial year. The government will also come up with Initial Public offerings (IPO) of Life Insurance Company ... read..


Reliance Industries Limited tops Indian corporates in Forbes' Best Employers rankings 2021; ranks 52
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 4:16:42 PM IST
The Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has topped the Indian corporates in the World's Best Employers rankings 2021 published by Forbes as it has been ranked 52 in the overall ranking of 750 global corporates. ... read..


UP Min announces Rs 50 lakh, govt job for kin of Sepoy Saraj Singh killed in Poonch encounter
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 4:16:40 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna on Thursday announced Rs 50 lakhs as financial assistance and a government job for a family member of Sepoy Saraj Singh, who lost his life in Poonch encounter on Monday. ... read..


Assam CM welcomes extension of BSF's operational jurisdiction
Assam | October 14, 2021 4:16:33 PM IST
The Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday welcomed the extension of the Border Security Force's (BSF) operational jurisdiction in coordination with the state police and said that the move will serve as a "deterrent" for illegal infiltra ... read..


Coal shortage was due to rain, says Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi
Chatra (Jharkhand) | October 14, 2021 4:16:28 PM IST
Amid the ongoing concerns regarding the coal supply in the country, Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said that the shortage of coal was due to rain and coal import was ceased. ... read..


There will be no shortage of coal for electricity production, says Union Minister Pralhad Joshi
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 4:16:27 PM IST
Amid concerns about a power crisis in the country, Union Minister of Coal Pralhad Joshi on Thursday assured that there would be no shortage of coal for electricity production. ... read..


TN to implement urban employment scheme on a pilot basis
Chennai | Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government has issued orders to implement the urban employment scheme in the state on a pilot basis. The scheme is aimed at providing livelihood and social security by increasing job opportunities and through creation and maintenance of public ... read..


Another day of clear sky in Delhi, air quality moderate
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted 'mainly clear sky' in the national capital on Thursday with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 19 degrees Celsius. ... read..


Crime branch to probe Kerala fake antique dealer's link with Malayalee woman in Italy
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
After the arrest of the fake antique dealer -- Monson Mavunkal last month by the Crime Branch of the Kerala Police, the role of a high profile Italy-settled Malayalee woman, Anita Pullayil, has emerged and the probe team is set to question her. ... read..


Vice President Naidu greets nation on eve of Dussehra, wishes peace, harmony, prosperity for country
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 3:46:45 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday extended his wishes to the nation on the eve of Dussehra and prayed that the festival brings peace, harmony and prosperity to the country. ... read..


PM Modi to virtually lay foundation stone of boys' hostel in Surat tomorrow
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 3:46:44 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually perform the 'Bhoomi Poojan' ceremony of Hostel Phase-1 (Boys' Hostel) constructed by Saurashtra Patel Seva Samaj in Gujarat's Surat on Friday. ... read..


Internal security is topmost priority, move will stop border crimes, says ex-BSF IG BN Sharma on expansion of BSF's powers
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 3:46:39 PM IST
Supporting the Centre's decision on expansion of powers of the Border Security Force over a wider area along the borders of three states, retired BSF Inspector General BN Sharma on Thursday said that "internal security is the topmost priority" and that th ... read..


BJP destroying federal structure, says Punjab Congress on BSF's extended jurisdiction order
Chandigarh | October 14, 2021 3:46:37 PM IST
Punjab Congress leaders Pargat Singh and Vijay Inder Singh on Thursday said the centre's decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) over a wide area in three states, including Punjab, is an attack on the federal structure of In ... read..


Centre must focus on own responsibilities, not take away rights of states, says Punjab Dy CM Soni on BSF jurisdiction
Chandigarh | October 14, 2021 3:46:34 PM IST
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Om Prakash Soni on Thursday reacting to the Centre's decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) over a wide area in three states, including Punjab, said that Centre instead of taking away the rights ... read..


Sold for child labour, UP boy rescued from Amritsar
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Abducted by a truck driver and sold to a farmer for child labour in Amritsar, a 14-year-old boy finally managed to escape and was rescued by the ChildLine from the Amritsar railway station. ... read..


UP bananas being exported to Iran
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh is all set to export bananas to Iran. ... read..


Shah to arrive in Goa to take stock of 2022 poll preparations
Panaji | Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Goa on Thursday to participate in two government functions as well as to take stock of the Bharatiya Janata Party's preparations for the upcoming 2022 state Assembly polls. ... read..


UP Assembly to elect Deputy Speaker
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Assembly will elect its Deputy Speaker who will hold office for less than five months before the new Assembly is constituted. ... read..


Religious conversions: K'taka govt to survey Christian missionaries
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
The Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Department in Karnataka has ordered the officers to conduct a survey of both official and non-official Christian missionaries functioning in the state, according to sources. ... read..


Mother-daughter found murdered in UP's Prayagraj
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
A woman and her daughter have been found murdered in their house in the Chak Miyan Poore Khurd village in trans-Yamuna area in Prayagraj. ... read..


Aligarh doctor found hanging in her home
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
A government doctor, deputed in the Covid-19 cell in Aligarh, has been found hanging at her residence in the Ramesh Vihar colony. ... read..


Lt Gen JS Nain calls on Maha Governor Koshyari who lauds Army's contribution in flood relief, tackling COVID-19
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 2:46:41 PM IST
Lt Gen JS Nain, Army Commander, Southern Command called on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari who appreciated the contribution of the Army, especially during flood relief operations across the state and assistance to the state machinery in tacklin ... read..


Fire at factory in Haridwar's Sidcul, no casualty reported
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) | October 14, 2021 2:46:39 PM IST
A fire broke out in Sidcul factory in Uttarakhand's Haridwar on Thursday. ... read..


Brazen infringement upon territory of states, says Congress' Adhir Chowdhury on BSF jurisdiction extension
Berhampore (West Bengal) | October 14, 2021 2:46:38 PM IST
Leader of the Indian National Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Chowdhury on Thursday slammed the Centre's move to extend the jurisdiction of the BSF to a 50-kilometre belt along the international border in Punjab, West Bengal and Assam stating that it is ... read..


Against cooperative federalism, encroachment upon state's rights: RJD's Manoj Jha on BSF jurisdiction
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 2:46:33 PM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Thursday slammed the Centre over its decision to extend the Border Security Force (BSF)'s jurisdiction over a wider area along the borders of three states and said that it is not in the "spirit of cooperative ... read..


Bombay HC rejects bail plea of Shiv Sena leader Adsul in Rs 980 cr bank fraud case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 2:46:31 PM IST
Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the plea by Shiv Sena leader and former MP Anandrao Adsul challenging the case registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with an alleged Rs 980 crore fraud at City Co-operative Bank. ... read..


Amit Shah lays foundation stone of National Forensic Sciences University in Goa's Dharbandora
Dharbandora (Goa) | October 14, 2021 2:46:27 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday laid the foundation stone of the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) in Goa's Dharbandora. ... read..


President Kovind in Ladakh for celebrating Dussehra with troops, welcomed by L-G R K Mathur
Leh (Ladakh) | October 14, 2021 2:46:25 PM IST
Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh R K Mathur on Thursday welcomed President Ram Nath Kovind on his arrival in the Union Territory for celebrating Dussehra with troops in Drass. ... read..


SIT arrives in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri for probe into incident
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 2:46:24 PM IST
Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, on Thursday reached the site along with security forces. ... read..


UP rape survivor provided security
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
The Lalitpur police has provided security to the 17-year-old girl who lodged a rape case against 28 persons, including her father and some Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) functionaries. ... read..


Eye on Nishad votes, Akhilesh meets Phoolan Devi's mother
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
Bandit queen turned politician, Phoolan Devi, is emerging as a one of a major poll issue in the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


Sign of truce in Cong: Rahul, Ghulam Nabi Azad seen together
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Ghulam Nabi Azad were together in two programmes of the party -- first in the photo exhibition of Bangladesh War and second during the delegation meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind. ... read..


One killed in Ayodhya Durga Puja pandal firing
Ayodhya | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
One person was killed and three injured when assailants opened fire inside a Durga Puja pandal in Ayodhya's Faizabad Kotwali area, according to the police. ... read..


Justice Malimath takes oath as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh HC
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 2:17:04 PM IST
Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath on Thursday was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. ... read..


OnePlus 9RT launched with Snapdragon 888 chipset, 50MP main camera
Shenzhen | October 14, 2021 2:17:03 PM IST
After months of anticipation, OnePlus has finally revealed its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 9RT. The device is currently only available in China, with an India launch date yet to be confirmed. ... read..


Twitter trying out in-conversation ad format
Washington | October 14, 2021 2:16:54 PM IST
Social media giant Twitter is testing a new advertisement format on its platform for iOS and Android, that would fit the ads in between the conversation. ... read..


Madhya Pradesh CM performs 'Kanya Pujan' on Maha Navami
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 2:16:49 PM IST
On the occasion of Maha Navami, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday performed 'Kanya Pujan'. ... read..


Punya Salila Srivastava appointed as Additional Secretary in PMO on 'lateral shift basis'
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 2:16:48 PM IST
The Centre has appointed IAS Punya Salila Srivastava, currently Additional Secretary in Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), as Additional Secretary in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on a 'lateral shift basis' for next two years. ... read..


Samajwadi Party could win 400 seats in the upcoming polls, says Akhilesh Yadav
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 2:16:51 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that his party could win 400 assembly seats in the upcoming 2022 state assembly elections. ... read..


Justice Mohammad Rafiq takes oath as Chief Justice of Himachal HC
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 2:16:36 PM IST
Justice Mohammad Rafiq on Thursday took oath as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court. ... read..


CCEA approves increased prices for Phosphatic, Potassic fertilisers
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 2:16:33 PM IST
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the rates for Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilisers for the year 2021-22 (from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022). ... read..


International E-Waste Day: Discarded cell phones richer in gold than ore
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 PM IST
How much gold can we get from mobile phones? Leading experts say a tonne of discarded mobile phones is richer in gold than a tonne of gold ore. ... read..


Punya Salila Srivastava appointed as additional secretary in PMO
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 1:47:11 PM IST
The Central government on Thursday appointed IAS Officer Punya Salila Srivastava as the additional secretary in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on a lateral shift basis for the balance tenure of her Central Deputation till upto November 11, 2023 or unti ... read..


Maha govt beefs up minister Nawab Malik's security after receiving threat calls
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 1:46:41 PM IST
Maharashtra Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Thursday informed that the state government has upgraded his security arrangement after he allegedly got threat calls from various states due to his press conference last week ... read..


Sanjay Raut reacts to fuel price hike as petrol crosses Rs 110/litre mark in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 1:16:25 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Raut, on Thursday, while interacting with reporters said the process of burning one demon (Ravana) that is Petrol and Diesel (prices) will begin from tomorrow i.e., Dussehra and in the year 2024, the demon will ... read..


Actor Jacqueline Fernandez likely to appear before ED tomorrow in Sukesh Chandrashekhar case
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:46:44 PM IST
Actor Jacqueline Fernandez will join the investigation in connection with the conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar case in Delhi on October 15, sources said. ... read..


BCI stays BCD order restraining advocates from holding religious functions in lawyers' chambers, bar associations' premises
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:46:38 PM IST
Disciplinary Committee of the Bar Council of India (BCI) has put an interim stay on the decision of the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) dated October 6, 2021, restraining advocates from holding any religious functions or activities in the lawyers' chambers and ... read..


Kejriwal requests Delhi LG to allow Chhath Puja celebrations
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:46:35 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote a letter to Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday requesting him to permit Chhath Puja in Delhi. ... read..


Cruise ship drug raid case: Aryan Khan, 5 others shifted to Arthur Road Jail's common cell
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 14, 2021 12:16:47 PM IST
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan's son Aryan Khan and five other accused, who were arrested by Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with cruise ship drug raid case, have been shifted to the common cell of the Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail after their ... read..


Akhilesh Yadav slams UP govt over Lakhimpur Kheri incident, says 'fake Baba will be removed soon'
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 12:16:44 PM IST
Slamming the Uttar Pradesh government over the Lakhimpur incident, former Chief Minister of state and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav alleged that "the BJP government was anti-farmer" and claimed that there will be a regime change in the state ... read..


Rajnath Singh flags off BRO's motorcycle expedition, presides over breakthrough blast of Sela tunnel virtually
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:16:43 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday flagged off a motorcycle expedition of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) from the National War Memorial in the national capital. ... read..


India records 18,987 fresh COVID-19 cases, 246 deaths
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:16:41 PM IST
A total of 18,987 new COVID-19 cases and 246 deaths were reported in India in the last 24 hours, said the Union Health Ministry on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi: IMD predicts fall in temp this week; air quality to remain moderate
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:16:37 PM IST
As the higher altitudes of Kashmir witnessed the first snowfall of the season early on Monday, the national capital is witnessing cooler weather. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also predicted a fall in temperature in the city this week. ... read..


Delhi CM Kejriwal wishes Manmohan Singh speedy recovery
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:16:33 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday prayed for the speedy recovery of former prime minister Manmohan Singh. ... read..


Actor Nora Fatehi to join ED probe in Sukesh Chandrashekhar case
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 12:16:30 PM IST
Actor and dancer Nora Fatehi on Thursday arrived at the office of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to join the investigation in connection with the conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar case. ... read..


Petrol, diesel prices rise after two-day pause
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 11:16:42 AM IST
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked again across the country on Thursday after a pause of two days. ... read..


Mortal remains of Sepoy Saraj Singh killed in Poonch encounter reach his residence in UP's Shahjahanpur
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 11:16:39 AM IST
The family of sepoy Saraj Singh, killed in action during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch, mourned their loss as the mortal remains of the late soldier reached his residence in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Thursday. ... read..


Ghaziabad records 15-20 dengue cases daily, 79 active
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 11:16:38 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad is witnessing an increase in the cases of Dengue with 79 active cases present currently in the district, informed Bahutosh Shankhdhar, Chief Medical Officer, Ghaziabad. ... read..


Durga Puja: Delhi Pollution Control Committee prohibits idol immersion at public places
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 11:16:36 AM IST
Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on Wednesday issued an order prohibiting people from immersing idols after Durga Puja at public places in order to curb water pollution. ... read..


PM Modi wishes Manmohan Singh speedy recovery
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 10:46:50 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished for the speedy recovery of former PM Manmohan Singh who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi for evaluation of fever last night. ... read..


Inter-city electric bus service between Pune-Mumbai to start from tomorrow
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 14, 2021 10:16:42 AM IST
An electric inter-city bus service from Pune to Mumbai and vice-versa was launched on Wednesday. ... read..


India reports 18,987 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 10:16:39 AM IST
India has reported 18,987 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, said Union Health Ministry on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi: Mansukh Mandaviya arrives at AIIMS to meet former PM Manmohan Singh
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 10:16:38 AM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday arrived at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi to meet former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh. ... read..


Muslim family making Ravana effigies in UP's Rampur faces hardships due to decline in orders
General News | October 14, 2021 10:16:36 AM IST
A Muslim family in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur, which has been making Ravana effigies for generations, is now facing financial problems due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the reduction in orders. ... read..


Amit Shah to lay foundation stone of National Forensic Sciences University in Goa today
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 10:16:29 AM IST
Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah will lay the foundation stone of the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) in Dharbandora in Goa at 12 pm on Thursday. ... read..


Inter-city electric bus service to start between Pune-Mumbai from tomorrow
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 14, 2021 9:46:35 AM IST
An electric inter-city bus service from Pune to Mumbai and vice-versa was launched on Wednesday. ... read..


Delhi Police increases security including anti-terrorist measures in view of festive season
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 9:46:33 AM IST
In view of the festive season, Delhi Police has intensified security including the anti-terrorist measures at Central Delhi and the Connaught Place area of the national capital. ... read..


India conducts over 13 lakh COVID-19 tests in last 24 hours
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 9:46:27 AM IST
With over 13 lakh COVID-19 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the cumulative tests conducted so far crossed 58.76 crores, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday. ... read..


Pune Police issues lookout notice for man in viral selfie with Aryan Khan at NCB office
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 9:46:25 AM IST
Pune City Police has issued a lookout notice for Kiran Gosavi, the man who made headlines after he was seen accosting Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan at Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) office in a viral selfie. ... read..


BJP leader Kavinder Gupta says situation in J-K deteriorating, demands action
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 9:16:21 AM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kavinder Gupta on Wednesday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has been constantly deteriorating and demanded action against those responsible for this envi ... read..


RSS workers controlled from Nagpur the way Naxals commanded by Andhra, Telangana, says Baghel
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | October 14, 2021 8:46:26 AM IST
Pointing out similarities between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Naxals, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday said that RSS workers in the state are controlled from Nagpur in the same way the Naxals in Chhattisgarh are be ... read..


UP: 1 killed, 2 injured in firing in Ayodhya
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 8:46:20 AM IST
A man died and two girls from his family sustained injuries in firing by assailants in the Deokali area of Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya on Wednesday night, the police said. ... read..


Delhi: NGO starts serving unlimited food, mineral water to needy at Rs 10 in air-conditioned hall
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 8:46:17 AM IST
In a bid to provide relief to the needy, a Delhi-based NGO has started serving unlimited food at a bare minimum cost of Rs 10 in an air-conditioned environment. ... read..


'Direct attack on federalism', says Punjab CM Channi on BSF jurisdiction; Capt Amarinder Singh approves Centre's move
General News | October 14, 2021 8:16:23 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday condemned the Centre's decision to extend the Border Security Force (BSF)'s jurisdiction over a wider area along the borders of three states and said that it is a "direct attack on federalism". ... read..


Warm milk makes you sleepy, study explains why
Washington | October 14, 2021 8:16:16 AM IST
According to time-honoured advice, drinking a glass of warm milk at bedtime will encourage a good night's rest. Here's why. ... read..


Tamil Nadu reports 1,280 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 14, 2021 7:46:19 AM IST
Tamil Nadu reported 1,280 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. ... read..


Manoj Tiwari politicising Chhath Puja due to fear BJP losing civic body polls, says Delhi minister
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 7:16:22 AM IST
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has slammed Lok Sabha MP Manoj Tiwari for demanding permission to conduct Chhath Puja in the city and asked him to talk to BJP-ruled Centre to issue fresh COVID-19 protocols. ... read..


Bengaluru's Madiwala lake overflow due to heavy rainfall, several localities flooded
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 14, 2021 7:16:21 AM IST
Bengaluru's Madiwala lake overflowed on Thursday after heavy rainfall lashed the city. ... read..


Family in Karnataka's Hubli organising toy exhibition on Dasara for past 30 years
Hubli (Karnataka) | October 14, 2021 7:16:19 AM IST
A family in Karnataka's Hubli has been organising a toy exhibition on the occasion of Dasara every year for the last 30 years. ... read..


Vice President Naidu pays tribute to his teacher in Hyderabad
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 6:46:22 AM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday stressed the importance of the foundational role played by teachers in shaping the lives of children and youngsters and said that Indian culture always accorded respect and reverence to gurus. ... read..


SKM threatens to burn effigies of Modi, Ajay Misra on Dussehra
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
A day after the 'antim ardaas' for the farmers who were mowed down by a cavalcade in Lakhimpur Kheri October 3, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday threatened to burn the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other BJP leaders, includi ... read..


Farmers in Punjab's Bathinda burn stubble, say not left with any other choice
Bathinda (Punjab) | October 14, 2021 6:16:17 AM IST
Farmers in Punjab's Bathinda have started burning stubble, saying that they are not being provided with a 50 per cent subsidy as directed by the state government in September. ... read..


Goddess Siddhidatri to be worshipped on 'Maha Navami'
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 5:46:24 AM IST
Goddess Siddhidatri will be worshipped on the ninth day of Navratri on Thursday. ... read..


Patients availing free treatment under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY in J-K's Poonch
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2021 5:46:22 AM IST
As many as 1,397 patients have been provided free medical treatment in Poonch District Hospital under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), an official said. ... read..


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