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Army facilitates J-K students in getting scholarships to pursue higher education
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2021 5:46:21 AM IST
Indian Army in association with Mewar University in Jammu and Kashmir launched a special scholarship scheme for higher education for local youths in which 300 students got scholarships for various Engineering and other diploma courses. ... read..


Chennai Port, NHAI, Tamil Nadu govt sign MoU to develop multimodal logistic park at Mappedu
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 14, 2021 5:46:19 AM IST
The Chennai Port Trust, National Highway Authority of India and the Tamil Nadu government will develop a multimodal logistic park at Mappedu in Tiruvallur district, said the Chairman of Chennai Port Trust. ... read..


Congress gives 71 litre of fuel in Kochi as a mark of protest against rising petrol, diesel prices
Kochi (Kerala) | October 14, 2021 5:16:32 AM IST
As a mark of protest against the rising petrol and diesel prices, the Congress party in Kochi distributed 71 litres of fuel to two-wheelers and three-wheelers on Wednesday. ... read..


Artists in Delhi's Kathputli colony struggle to make ends meet as COVID-19 restrictions continue
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 5:16:31 AM IST
Delhi's Kathputli Colony which is home to 2,800-odd families of puppeteers, magicians and acrobats, is struggling to make ends meet as COVID-19 restrictions on social gatherings and celebrations continue. ... read..


Kerala govt going for land acquisition before taking Centre's permission for K-Rail project: LoP Satheesan
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 14, 2021 5:16:27 AM IST
After staging a walkout from Kerala Assembly over the demand to discuss semi-high speed rail network between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod, Leader of Opposition (LoP) VD Satheesan alleged that the Kerala government is going to acquire land for the proj ... read..


Man fakes robbery with accomplices to embezzle Rs 55 lakh from employer in Noida, nabbed
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 5:16:26 AM IST
A driver along with his two accomplices were arrested by the police on Wednesday for allegedly faking a robbery so that they could steal cash worth Rs 55 lakhs from his employer in Greater Noida on Tuesday, the police informed. ... read..


Odisha: Boy commits suicide after parents stop him from playing mobile games
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old boy in Odisha's Koraput district allegedly committed suicide after his parents stopped him from playing games on his mobile phone, the police said on Wednesday. ... read..


Raj CM's proposed Delhi tour fuels cabinet expansion speculation
Jaipur | Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Amid the much-awaited cabinet expansion and reshuffle in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposed trip to Delhi on October 16 to attend the CWC meeting has once again triggered speculation in the desert state. ... read..


'Central rule by proxy', says Sukhbir Badal on move to empower BSF
Chandigarh | October 14, 2021 4:46:28 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday came down heavily against both the Central and the Punjab governments for what he described as "Central rule by proxy". ... read..


Kolkata: Durga puja pandal designed as old English castle attract people
Kolkata (West Bengal) | October 14, 2021 4:46:27 AM IST
A Durga puja pandal in Kolkata's Salt Lake has been designed on the theme of an old English castle. ... read..


86-yr-old ex-Kerala Minister faces probe on solar scam accused's complaint
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Kerala cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on Wednesday decided to order a vigilance probe against 86-year-old former Congress Minister Aryadan Mohammed and sought sanction of Governor Arif Mohammed Khan. ... read..


Lalu Prasad a national-level leader, says JD-U MLA
Patna | Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Ahead of the crucial Bihar by-elections, JD-U MLA Gopal Mandal on Wednesday termed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad a national-level leader of the country, but said that his party would win both seats. ... read..


PM Gati Shakti plan will improve quality of life of Indians, says Kumar Mangalam Birla
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 4:16:32 AM IST
Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday said that PM Gati Shakti plan will improve the quality of life of Indians. ... read..


Assam reports 175 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hrs
Dispur (Assam) | October 14, 2021 4:16:31 AM IST
As many as 175 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours in Assam, as per a health bulletin issued by the state government on Wednesday. ... read..


Punjab opposes giving more powers to BSF
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Slamming the Centre for amending Section 139 of the BSF Act to give the border and guarding force wider jurisdiction and terming it tantamount to an attack on federalism, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa on Wednesday asked Union Home Minis ... read..


DK Shivakumar working as 'collection agent', says BJP's CT Ravi on controversial Karnataka Cong viral video
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 3:46:26 AM IST
After an alleged conversation on a video clip between two Karnataka Congress leaders about DK Shivakumar surfaced, BJP National General Secretary CT Ravi said that the KPCC president is working as a "collection agent" and has collected a lot of money. ... read..


Youth Congress holds torchlight march over Lakhimpur Kheri incident in Delhi
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 3:46:25 AM IST
Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers held a torchlight march in New Delhi over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident on Wednesday. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra inaugurate photo exhibition on Bangladesh Liberation War
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 3:46:22 AM IST
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday inaugurated a photo exhibition on the completion of 50 years of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) office here. ... read..


Indore: Ahead of Dussehra, Ravana effigy makers face financial crisis due to COVID-19
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 3:46:20 AM IST
Ahead of Dussehra, Ravana effigy makers in Indore are facing a financial crisis as people are less interested in buying effigies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


Employee murder case: CB-CID gets one-day custody of DMK MP
Chennai | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Police's CB-CID has got one day custody of DMK leader and Cuddalore MP, T.R.V.S Ramesh, who is the accused in a case related to the murder of his cashew factory worker. ... read..


Equity, climate justice touchstones of any global climate response: India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
India's Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister, Bhupender Yadav, on Wednesday said equity and climate justice are touchstones of any global climate response. ... read..


Kashmir trade bodies, civil society members condemn civilian killings
Srinagar | Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Twenty-eight trade bodies and members of civil society on Wednesday condemned civilian killings in Kashmir and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families. ... read..


MHA extends BSF's jurisdiction in 3 states, cuts short in one
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended BSF's area of jurisdiction in three states by 35 km, while cutting it short by 30 km in another, according to an official order issued on Wednesday. ... read..


Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here on Wednesday evening with complaints of fever and weakness. ... read..


AIADMK alleges DMK ensured victory in rural local body polls through violence
Chennai | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The Opposition AIADMK which got a drubbing in the rural local body polls has alleged that the ruling DMK won the elections through unfair means and by unleashing violence across the state. ... read..


Kanimozhi meets Odisha CM, hands over Stalin's letter on NEET
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Senior DMK leader Kanimozhi on Wednesday met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the latter's residence here. ... read..


Manish Tewari asks Punjab CM to oppose MHA notification enhancing BSF mandate
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Congress MP from Anandpur Sahib Manish Tewari on Wednesday asked Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi to oppose the Ministry of Home Affairs notification for enhancement of the Border Security Force operational mandate in Punjab. ... read..


Prashant Mishra sowrn-in as Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh HC
Amaravati | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra was on Wednesday sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court by Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan at Vijayawada. ... read..


Telangana CM's wife, daughter-in-law take part in Bathukamma
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's wife Shobha, daughter-in-law Shailima, and other women family members participated in Bathukamma festivities on Wednesday. ... read..


Cyber Police Kashmir bust KYC fraud gang
Srinagar | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Cyber Police Station Kashmir has busted a KYC fraud gang after it received multiple complaints regarding KYC frauds. The victims were receiving unsolicited calls and SMS, urging them to call on some provided numbers for updating their KYC, a statement by ... read..


NCB accuses Aryan Khan and others of 'illicit drug trafficking'
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
In a sensational claim, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday alleged that Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, along with others, was prima facie involved in "illicit drug trafficking, procuring and distribution of contraband" ... read..


Stalin launches melting of gold ornaments in temples
Chennai | Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday virtually launched the preliminary work regarding melting of gold ornaments donated at state temples, covered under the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act, for converting into gold bars. ... read..


BJP's constituency management plan for MP assembly seats not won since 2013
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has implemented a 'special constituency management plan' for those assembly constituencies which the saffron party has frequently lost since 2013. There are around 35 such seats and the BJP has decided to pay special attention to ... read..


J-K: Trade bodies, civil society members condemn recent killings of innocent people
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 14, 2021 1:46:42 AM IST
Representatives of 28 Trade Associations of Kashmir and civil society members on Wednesday unanimously condemned the recent killings of innocent people in the Valley and expressed grief over the loss of lives. ... read..


Air India unions express concern over employee issues, write letter to MoCA secretary
New Delhi | October 14, 2021 1:46:40 AM IST
Air India unions on Wednesday raised concerns over employee issues including cash, leave, medical benefits, accommodation of employees and arrears. ... read..


Naib Subedar Jaswinder Singh who was killed in Poonch encounter cremated with state honours at native village in Punjab
Kapurthala (Punjab) | October 14, 2021 1:46:39 AM IST
Naib Subedar S Jaswinder Singh, who lost his life during a counter-terror operation in the Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir on October 11, was cremated on Wednesday with full military honours at his native village Mana Talwandi in Kapurthala district. ... read..


Mortal remains of Sepoy Vaisakh H reach Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 14, 2021 1:46:36 AM IST
Mortal remains of Sepoy Vaisakh H, who lost his life in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch during an anti-terrorist operation, reached Thiruvananthapuram airport on Wednesday. ... read..


Hyderabad Zoo to get two pairs of Eastern Grey Kangaroos from Japan
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park will get two pairs of Eastern Grey Kangaroos from Japan. ... read..


Topmost local JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter (3rd Lead)
Srinagar | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The topmost local terrorist of proscribed terror outfit JeM was killed in an encounter with security forces at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora district on Wednesday. ... read..


Kerala IT industry hoping against hope
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
After spending more than 18 months under the Work from Home model, those in the IT industry in Kerala, following relaxation of Covid norms is eagerly waiting to return to work from office. ... read..


Rajnath uttered lies on Savarkar: Owaisi
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh uttered a lie that it was on Mahatma Gandhi's request that Savarkar wrote mercy petitions to the British. ... read..


Kerala: CM Vijayan says K-Rail project will boost infrastructure
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 14, 2021 1:16:34 AM IST
Addressing the concerns of Kerala Opposition leaders against semi-high speed rail network between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the project will reduce the travelling time by almost 12 hours and also b ... read..


1 dead, 3 injured after bus falls from flyover in UP's Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 1:16:31 AM IST
One person died and three people were seriously injured in the bus accident at the Bhatia Modh flyover in Ghaziabad on Wednesday, the police said. ... read..


Dharmendra Pradhan, Ashwini Vaishnaw release special postal covers on 6 unsung heroes of Odisha
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar | October 14, 2021 1:16:28 AM IST
As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of Communications, Railways and IT Ashwini Vaishnaw via video conference released Special Covers on six "Unsu ... read..


Tej Pratap will have no effect on RJD, says ex MP Rama Singh
Patna | Thursday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Rebellious RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav is facing the heat within the party these days. ... read..


Further turmoil likely in Uttarakhand BJP as more leaders may quit
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
There is more turmoil in the offing for the Uttarakhand BJP unit after the exit of Yashpal Arya and his son. Sources say that next month more BJP leaders are in the queue to join the Congress, but the party is weighing their utility in the upcoming electi ... read..


TRS Telangana presidential elections to be held on October 25
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 14, 2021 12:46:21 AM IST
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao on Wednesday announced that the elections for state party president post will be held on October 25. ... read..


Bus falls from flyover in UP's Ghaziabad, 3 injured
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | October 14, 2021 12:16:16 AM IST
Around three people were seriously injured after a bus fell from Bhatia Modh flyover in Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, the police said. ... read..


CBI books former DGM for alleged corruption in construction of Navodaya Vidyalaya
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 11:46:33 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday registered an FIR against the former deputy general manager (DGM) of National Projects Constructions Corporation (NPCC) and others for alleged corruption in the award of tender for the construction of ... read..


Cannot be expected to react to hallucinations: DK Shivakumar on BJP's allegations
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 13, 2021 11:46:31 PM IST
Responding to several allegations made against him by BJP, Karnataka Congress President DK Shivkumar said on Wednesday that he should not be expected to respond to 'hallucinations' of the Opposition and claimed that 'his life is an open book'. ... read..


Centre's schemes making huge difference in lives of vulnerable sections of society in J-K's Anantnag
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 13, 2021 11:46:28 PM IST
The central government and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) are making a difference in the lives of the underprivileged and vulnerable sections of society through various pension and scholarship schemes in Anantnag. ... read..


Bhupesh Baghel slams BJP over coal supply issue
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | October 13, 2021 11:46:27 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday said that the Centre has failed to recognize the problem posed by coal shortage and termed the recent visit of Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi in Bilaspur Korba in this state as merely a publicity gimmic ... read..


Delhi: Three held for running ponzi scheme
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 11:46:24 PM IST
The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police has busted a Ponzi scheme worth crores and arrested three accused, said a press release by the department on Wednesday. ... read..


Army chief Gen Naravane calls on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Colombo | October 13, 2021 11:46:19 PM IST
Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo on Wednesday. ... read..


Seven foreign nationals deported for residing illegally in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The Delhi Police has caught seven foreign nationals in the national capital for residing illegally in India, an official said here on Wednesday. All of them have been deported. ... read..


TRS to elect party President on October 25
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Telangana's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) will elect its President on October 25. ... read..


Panchayat secy held in J&K while accepting Rs 50K bribe
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested a panchayat secretary in Poonch district while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000. ... read..


Top JeM commander killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Lead)
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Top JeM terrorist commander Sham Sofi was killed in an encounter with security forces at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..


Congress demands Teni's removal during meeting with President
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday demanded the dismissal of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra Teni for a free and fair probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed eight lives. ... read..


BJP MP Kirit Solanki slams Congress over killing of Dalit man in Rajasthan
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 11:46:17 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha MP Kirit Solanki on Wednesday slammed Rajasthan's Congress unit over their stand on the alleged murder of a Dalit man in the state and called it 'a heinous murder'. ... read..


Independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar extends support to Goa TMC
Dona Paula (Goa) | October 13, 2021 11:17:04 PM IST
Independent MLA from Sanguem constituency, Prasad Sashikant Gaonkar, pledged absolute support to the Goa Trinamool Congress (TMC) at a formal event in Dona Paula on Wednesday and said that he would join the TMC once his term in the office comes to an end. ... read..


No outage on account of power shortage in Delhi DISCOMs, says Center
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 11:16:51 PM IST
Amid the rising concerns over coal supply in the country, the Ministry of Power on Wednesday said there is no outage on account of power shortage in Delhi DISCOMs, as the required amount of power was supplied to them. ... read..


Cong seniors call K'taka unit chief Shivakumar a 'collection agent'
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
In an embarrassing development for the Karnataka Congress unit, the video of two senior leaders of the party calling State Party President D.K. Shivakumar a collection agent and discussing commissions in government work went viral on social media on Wedne ... read..


Punjab CM lends shoulder to martyred soldier's bier
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Lending his shoulder to the bier of the martyr, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Wednesday paid tributes to Sepoy Gajjan Singh, 26, who was cremated at his native village Pachranda in Nurpur Bedi in Ropar district with full military honours. ... read..


Himachal: Nomination process completes for bye-elections of 1 Lok Sabha, 3 assembly constituencies
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | October 13, 2021 10:46:55 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer of Himachal Pradesh C Palrasu said that the nomination process for the bye-elections to Mandi Lok Sabha constituency and Fatehpur, Arki and Jubbal-Kotkhai assembly constituencies were completed on Wednesday. ... read..


CM Dhami announces Rs 50,000 compensation to kin of deceased due to COVID-19
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | October 13, 2021 10:46:42 PM IST
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 to the next kin of the deceased on death due to COVID-19 in the state and also directed the District Magistrates to provide the compensation amount to the victim's families w ... read..


Delhi HC pull authorities over failure to remove illegal hawkers from CP
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 10:46:41 PM IST
The High Court on Wednesday said that there should be zero-tolerance against illegal encroachers, and asked the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and the Delhi Police to file a status report about the steps taken by them to remove the encroachments in th ... read..


Gold worth over 20 lakhs seized at Trichy airport
Trichy (Tamil Nadu) | October 13, 2021 10:46:38 PM IST
Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of customs at Trichy international airport seized Gold worth Rs 21.45 Lakhs from two passengers in two days who arrived in Trichy. ... read..


U'khand: CM Dhami announces ex-gratia of Rs 50000 to kin of deceased due to COVID-19
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | October 13, 2021 10:46:37 PM IST
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 to the next kin of the deceased on death due to COVID-19 in the state and also directed the District Magistrates to provide the compensation amount to the victim's families w ... read..


Devotees throng temple in Delhi on 'Maha Ashtami'
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 10:46:35 PM IST
Devotees thronged a temple in Delhi to offer their prayers on the occasion of 'Durga Ashtami' of Navratri. ... read..


Former PM Manmohan Singh's condition stable: AIIMS officials
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 10:46:33 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi for evaluation of fever is stable, said hospital officials on Wednesday. ... read..


Delhi govt imposes fine of Rs 53.5 lakh at 165 construction sites
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 10:46:29 PM IST
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday conducted a surprise inspection of the construction site of the WHO Building at Mahatma Gandhi Marg, IP Estate. ... read..


India hits out at China's objection to Naidu's trip to Arunachal
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
India hit out at China on Wednesday for questioning the recent visit of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to Arunachal Pradesh, saying the state is an integral and inalienable part of India. ... read..


Workers in US quitting their jobs at record pace
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Workers in the Us are quitting their jobs at a record pace, Al Jazeera reported. ... read..


Model shot and injured in Patna
Patna | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
A Patna-based model was shot and injured by unidentified assailants right outside her home, police said on Wednesday. ... read..


Everyone shares responsibility, K'taka CM says on moral policing
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka) | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Commenting on moral policing during his visit to Dakshina Kannada on Wednesday, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that there should be morality in the society, for which "everyone shares the responsibility". ... read..


Tiger MDT23 seen on camera finally, TN Forest Department speeds up combing
Chennai | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Forest Department has sped up its combing operations in the forest tracts of Gudalur, Masinagudi, and Singara areas after the hidden cameras spotted the MDT23 tiger which had remained elusive for the past five days. ... read..


Shah to review BJP's poll preparations in Goa on Thursday: Fadnavis
Panaji | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will review the BJP's preparations for the upcoming Assembly elections in Goa scheduled next year, the party's Goa election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis said on Wednesday. ... read..


Fadnavis backs Rajnath's statement on Savarkar mercy petition
Panaji | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Maharashtra's Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Devendra Fadnavis said that Hindu Mahasabha leader Veer Savarkar helped in preparing mercy petitions for several people but wrote one for himself "only after insistence from others". ... read..


ACB arrests Telangana electricity dept official accepting bribe
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 13, 2021 10:16:43 PM IST
The Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested a State electricity department official while accepting a bribe at Nagole Bandlaguda, LB Nagar, Hyderabad. He was produced before the Special Judge and further investigation into the matter is on. ... read..


Over 32 lakh COVID vaccine doses administered today, total coverage exceeds 96.78 cr
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 10:16:40 PM IST
With the administration of over 32 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses till 7 PM on Wednesday, India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 96.78 crore doses, as per a press release from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. ... read..


Central armed forces should not be dragged into politics: Amarinder Singh on empowering BSF
Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 13, 2021 10:16:36 PM IST
Former Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday that enhanced power and presence of Border Security Force's (BSF) in Punjab will only make the state stronger, adding that central armed forces should not be dragged into politics. ... read..


14 judges appointed to Telangana, Orissa and Kerala High Courts
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 10:16:34 PM IST
The Central government on Wednesday notified the appointment of 14 judges/additional judges across Telangana, Orissa and Kerala High Courts. ... read..


Telangana Congress observes 'silent protest' demanding resignation of MoS Ajay Mishra
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 13, 2021 9:46:54 PM IST
Telangana Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao along with other party members held a silent protest here on Wednesday seeking the removal of Union minister of state for home affairs Ajay Mishra Teni, whose son Ashish Mishra is an accused in the Lakhimpur Kher ... read..


Emerging economies likely to recover speedily from COVID-19 effect, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Boston | October 13, 2021 9:46:52 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that emerging economies are likely to recover speedily from the effects of COVID-19 and India will be one of the highest growing economies. ... read..


Goa MLA Prasad Shashikant Gaonkar extends support to TMC
Panaji (Goa) | October 13, 2021 9:46:51 PM IST
Ahead of the Assembly elections slated for next year, Goa MLA Prasad Shashikant Gaonkar extended his support to Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday. ... read..


UP Assembly Deputy Speaker election to be held on October 18
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 13, 2021 9:46:49 PM IST
The election of Deputy Speaker in the UP Legislative Assembly is scheduled to be held on October 18, officials said on Wednesday. ... read..


COVID-19: Delhi reports zero fatalities, 31 new cases
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 9:46:48 PM IST
Delhi reported 31 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Delhi Health Department on Wednesday said. ... read..


Karnataka reports 357 new COVID-19 cases
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 13, 2021 9:46:46 PM IST
Karnataka reported 357 new COVID-19 cases and 10 related fatalities on Wednesday. ... read..


BSF jurisdiction extension: Punjab govt terms Centre's decision attempt to weaken federalism
Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 13, 2021 9:46:45 PM IST
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has termed the Centre's recent decision of allowing more jurisdiction to the Border Security Force (BSF) in border areas as an attempt to 'weaken the spirit of federalism'. ... read..


Kerala cabinet gives nod for relief of Rs 5000 per month for BPL families of COVID-19 deceased
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 13, 2021 9:46:43 PM IST
Kerala government has decided to give financial assistance of Rs 5000 per month for three years for dependent families of persons who have died due to Covid-19, in addition to the existing financial assistance. ... read..


Air India acquisition by Tata Sons to give impetus to air traffic from Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 13, 2021 9:46:37 PM IST
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), led by GMR Group on Wednesday welcomed the Tata Sons emerging as the successful bidder for Air India and said that the acquisition will expedite the expansion momentum and open doors for aviation busine ... read..


Amit Shah likely to visit poll-bound Uttarakhand on Oct 29,30
New Delhi | October 13, 2021 9:46:36 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit the poll-bound Uttarakhand on October 29 and 30. ... read..


Thanks to Fadnavis, I remembered I was 4-time CM, quips Sharad Pawar
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Veteran politician and Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday took a sharp swipe at Leader of Opposition in Assembly Devendra Fadnavis over his statement that he "still feels the Chief Minister" of Maharashtra. ... read..


7 UP Districts excel in Niti Aayog ranking
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
As many as 7 districts of Uttar Pradesh have found a place in the top 10 best-performing aspirational districts in the 'delta ranking' released by NITI Aayog for the month of August 2021. ... read..


CM Channi 'unwittingly' handed half of Punjab to Centre: Sunil Jhakhar on BSF's jurisdiction extension
Punjab | October 13, 2021 9:16:32 PM IST
Former Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday raised questions over the state government's move to ask the Centre to "seal" the international border of the state and said Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has "unwittingly managed to hand ... read..


Small, isolated populations of India more susceptible to COVID-19: Centre For Cellular and Molecular Biology
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 13, 2021 9:16:27 PM IST
The small, isolated populations of India are more susceptible to COVID-19, as per a press release from the Centre For Cellular And Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. ... read..


Flood alert sounded along banks of Bhavani river
Chennai | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The Coimbatore district administration has issued a flood alert along the banks of the Bhavani river, and a team comprising of 300 fire personnel and 50 Tamil Nadu Special commandos has been rushed to the area to deal with any emergency in Mettupalayam, P ... read..


IMD predicts rain, thunderstorms in Chennai, adjacent areas in next 48 hours
Chennai | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rain and thunderstorms here in the next 48 hours and winds from opposing directions converging close to the coast. ... read..


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