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AIIMS-Delhi RDA demands resignation of Hostel Superintendent, Senior Warden
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 3:41:39 PM IST
Resident Doctors' Association (RDA) of AIIMS-Delhi on Friday demanded the resignation of Hostel Superintendent and Senior warden after a mess worker died of COVID-19. ... read..


150 COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, state tally at 6377
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 22, 2020 3:41:37 PM IST
With 150 new cases reported in Rajasthan on Friday, the total number of coronavirus cases in the state reached 6377, as per information provided by the State Health Department. ... read..


Pak violates ceasefire on LoC for 5th consecutive day (Ld)
Jammu | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Pakistan continued violating ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) for the fifth consecutive day on Friday by using small arms and mortars in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts. ... read..


UP govt paid Rs 19 lakh for diesel used for ferrying students from Kota: Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 3:11:49 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Friday said that Rajasthan Government demanded Rs 19 lakh for the diesel used in transporting students of Uttar Pradesh from Kota back to their home state. ... read..


HC directs Delhi govt to conclude action against minorities panel chief Zafarul Islam over controversial post
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 3:11:47 PM IST
Delhi High Court has asked Delhi government to conclude the process under the provisions of Delhi Minorities Commission Act against Zafarul Islam Khan in accordance with law within two weeks for posting a controversial post on social media. ... read..


IMD issues heatwave warning for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 3:11:46 PM IST
India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday warned that heatwave conditions would prevail over Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh for the next five days. ... read..


JMI hostelers from Bihar left for their homes in five buses arranged by the university
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 3:11:44 PM IST
A large number of students belonging to different parts of Bihar staying in boys and girls hostels of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) left for their homes in five special buses arranged by the university on Thursday. These students were stranded in hostels ... read..


Kerala: Shutters of Aruvikkara dam raised due to heavy rainfall in catchment areas
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 22, 2020 3:11:41 PM IST
Low lying areas of Thiruvananthapuram were submerged in knee-deep waters after shutters of Aruvikkara Dam were opened on Friday following heavy rainfall in the catchment areas. ... read..


Karnataka govt to bear travel expenses of migrant workers returning to their states by Shramik special trains
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 3:11:38 PM IST
Karnataka government will bear the cost of travel of migrant workers and stranded persons to their respective states by Shramik special trains up to May 31, said Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. ... read..


Pak violates LoC ceasefire twice in J&K
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan resorted to ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. ... read..


SC seeks Centre's response on PIL to ban use of Zoom video calling app
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:41:58 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Central government on public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a ban on the usage of 'Zoom' video conferencing application in the country claiming it breaches privacy. ... read..


Air India resumes booking for domestic flights
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:41:56 PM IST
Air India on Friday started booking for domestic flights amid the COVID-19 lockdown. ... read..


Cyclone Amphan: Naveen Patnaik speaks to Mamata Banerjee, offers support
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 22, 2020 2:41:55 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday spoke to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and offered all possible support to the state in view of the damage caused by cyclone Amphan. ... read..


One more COVID-19 case in Manipur, state tally reaches 26
Imphal (Manipur) | May 22, 2020 2:41:53 PM IST
One more COVID-19 case has been reported in Manipur, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 26 on Friday, said the state Health Department. ... read..


Rajasthan Govt raised bill of Rs 36 lakh as their 94 buses were used to bring back UP students from Kota
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 2:41:50 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation's buses were used to bring back stranded UP students from Kota, 94 buses of Rajasthan Roadways were also used and a bill of Rs 36 lakh was raised by Rajasthan Government for the same, said Managing Director, ... read..


Cyclone Amphan: Kejriwal extends support to Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:41:49 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday extended support to his counterparts in West Bengal and Odisha, Mamata Banerjee and Naveen Patnaik respectively, in the wake of the destruction caused by cyclone Amphan. ... read..


Locusts from Pakistan enter Indian states, threaten standing crops
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:41:47 PM IST
Locust swarms from Pakistan have entered Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh threatening major damage to standing cotton crops and vegetables, said Spokesperson, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. ... read..


Autos, cycle rickshaws can ply in Tamil Nadu from Saturday
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 22, 2020 2:41:44 PM IST
Further relaxing the COVID-19 lockdown norms, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday allowed plying of autos and cycle rikshaws from May 23, with only one passenger on board. ... read..


Barber shops, salons reopen in Kochi only for haircut
Kochi (Kerala) | May 22, 2020 2:11:54 PM IST
Barber shops and salons reopened in Kochi on Friday amid the COVID-19 lockdown, but are only allowed to offer hair cutting services to the people. ... read..


Vande Bharat Mission: Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran with 57 crew members arrive at Cochin International Airport
Kochi (Kerala) | May 22, 2020 2:11:53 PM IST
Malayalam film crew including actor Prithviraj, director Blessy and 56 other members of a film shooting team arrived at Cochin International Airport by an Air India special flight (AI 1902) from Jordan. ... read..


Mamata Banerjee thanks President Ram Nath Kovind for conveying support amid cyclone Amphan crisis
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2020 2:11:51 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed her gratitude to President Ram Nath Kovind for personally calling her to convey support amid the crisis in the state due to cyclone Amphan. ... read..


Indian Navy asks personnel to wear colour-coded masks matching with uniform
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:11:50 PM IST
In a bid to bring in uniformity in uniforms put on by its personnel, Indian Navy's Southern Naval Command has asked its men to put on colour-coded masks to match with their uniforms. ... read..


Twitter brings 'Retweets with comments' feature for Android, web users
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:11:48 PM IST
Days after rolling out a feature for iOS users to see retweets with comments, Twitter on Thursday made the feature available for Android and web users. ... read..


105 new COVID-19 cases reported in Karnataka, state tally 1710
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 2:11:47 PM IST
105 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Karnataka from 5 pm yesterday till noon today, according to information provided by the State Health Department. ... read..


J-K: Lockdown restrictions eased in Srinagar ahead of Eid
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 22, 2020 2:11:45 PM IST
Amid the coronavirus spread, lockdown restrictions have been eased out at Srinagar's Lal Chowk on Friday ahead of Eid al-Fitr, the festival of breaking the fast. ... read..


Two terrorists arrested by J-K police
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 22, 2020 2:11:44 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday arrested two terrorists who are associates of the proscribed outfit Ansar Gazwat uL Hind (AuGH) and the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) from Tral and Awantipora in South Kashmir, police said. ... read..


Bhima Koregaon case: Gautam Navlakha moves interim bail plea in Delhi HC on medical grounds
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 2:11:42 PM IST
Activist Gautam Navlakha, who is facing a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for his alleged role in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, moved Delhi High Court seeking interim bail on medical grounds. ... read..


TN govt acquires Jayalalithaa's house 'Veda Illam' to convert into memorial
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 22, 2020 2:11:41 PM IST
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's house 'Veda Illam' in Chennai has been acquired by the state government, after an ordinance was passed to convert it into a government memorial. ... read..


Second intrastate train leaves from Bengaluru for Mysuru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 2:11:39 PM IST
The second intrastate train, Bengaluru-Mysuru Daily Special Express, left from Kanteerava Sangolli Rayanna Station here for Mysuru on Friday, said South Western Railway. ... read..


WB govt taking every effort under Mamata's leadership to tackle cyclone Amphan damage, COVID-19 crisis: PM Modi
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2020 2:11:37 PM IST
West Bengal government has taken all efforts under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to tackle the situation caused by Cyclone Amphan and COVID-19 crisis, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. ... read..


14 deaths, 660 more COVID-19 cases in Delhi
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 1:42:01 PM IST
14 deaths and 660 more cases of COVID-19 have been reported from Delhi in the last 24 hours, as per state Health Bulletin. This has been the highest jump in COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, so far. ... read..


Plea in SC seeks compensation for migrant workers killed, injured during lockdown
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 1:41:59 PM IST
A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking directions to the Central government and other authorities concerned to pay compensation to the family of all the migrant workers who died, or were injured during the lockdown. ... read..


INS Sunayna returns to Kochi after being deployed for anti-piracy patrol in Gulf of Aden
Kochi (Kerala) | May 22, 2020 1:41:53 PM IST
INS Sunayna, an offshore patrol vessel, has returned to Kochi after being deployed for 80-day anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden without entering any port. ... read..


2 intra-state trains run from Bengaluru to Belagavi, Mysuru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 1:41:49 PM IST
Amid COVID-19 lockdown, the first intra-state tri-weekly superfast special train, carrying 338 passengers, embarked on its maiden journey on Friday from Kanteerava Sangolli Rayanna Station in Bengaluru to Belagavi, PRO, South Western Railway stated. ... read..


Vande Bharat Mission: Special flight carrying passengers from Canada reaches Amritsar
Amritsar (Punjab) | May 22, 2020 1:41:47 PM IST
A special repatriation flight brought 116 passengers from Vancouver in Canada to Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar on Friday. ... read..


State paid for fuel of buses ferrying Kota students to UP: Rajasthan transport Minister
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 22, 2020 1:41:46 PM IST
Responding to the criticism for charging bus fare from UP govt for transporting Kota students, Rajasthan Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachariya said that the state government has shelled out for the fuel for buses. ... read..


Cyclone Amphan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 cr relief package for West Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2020 1:41:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Rs 1,000 crore relief package for West Bengal and Rs 2 lakh each for the kin of deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured in the destruction caused by cyclone Amphan. ... read..


J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch and Nowshera districts; Indian Army retaliates
Poonch/ Nowshera (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 22, 2020 1:41:41 PM IST
Pakistan initiated ceasefire violations in Krishna Ghati and Nowshera sectors in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. ... read..


Days after relaxation in lockdown norms, heavy traffic at Delhi's ITO area
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 1:41:40 PM IST
With the lockdown guidelines being relaxed under the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, heavy traffic congestion was seen at ITO area here on Friday. ... read..


16 new COVID-19 cases reported in Chhattisgarh today
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 22, 2020 1:41:38 PM IST
Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Chhattisgarh on Friday, as per information provided by the State Health Department. ... read..


With nowhere to go, cancer patient dies in COVID-19 shelter in Odisha
Gajapati (Odisha) | May 22, 2020 1:41:37 PM IST
A cancer patient, who had returned from Andhra Pradesh after attempting to meet his son, died at a COVID-19 quarantine shelter on Thursday in Allada village, Kasinagar district of Odisha. He was not allowed into his son's house because the villagers oppos ... read..


HC directs Delhi govt, SDMC to fumigate, sanitise places where health workers reside
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 1:11:48 PM IST
Delhi High Court has directed Delhi government and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to take all actions, such as fumigation and sanitisation where health workers are residing, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ... read..


HC refuses to entertain PIL claiming Delhi govt deliberately underplaying COVID-19 crisis
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 1:11:47 PM IST
Delhi High Court on Friday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) claiming Delhi government was deliberately underplaying the extent of COVID-19 pandemic by establishing a committee which screens reports from hospitals treating the virus. ... read..


Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) | May 22, 2020 1:11:45 PM IST
A fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Kurkumbh MIDC area of Pune on Friday. ... read..


Fadnavis, BJP leaders demonstrate against Maharashtra govt; demand Rs 50,000 cr package for farmers, workers
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 22, 2020 1:11:44 PM IST
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other BJP leaders staged a 'Sarkar Jagao' demonstration outside their party office, demanding the state government to announce a Rs 50,000-crore package for farmers, labourers and workers of the unor ... read..


Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes aerial survey of areas affected by cyclone Amphan in West Bengal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2020 1:11:40 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by cyclone Amphan in West Bengal. ... read..


5 CISF personnel test positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand
Bokaro (Jharkhand) | May 22, 2020 1:11:37 PM IST
Five CISF personnel have tested positive for coronavirus in Bokaro district of Jharkhand on Friday, informed District Magistrate Mukesh Kumar. ... read..


Centre should provide financial aid to WB, Odisha: Manoj Jha on Cyclone Amphan
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 12:41:48 PM IST
Terming the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha as massive, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha said Centre should provide financial aid to the affected states and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce cyclone Amphan as a ... read..


278 Maharashtra Police personnel test COVID-19 positive in last 48 hours
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 22, 2020 12:41:47 PM IST
As many as 278 police personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai in the last 48 hours, said Maharashtra Police on Friday. ... read..


62 more COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh, state tally reaches 2,514
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 12:41:45 PM IST
62 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Andhra Pradesh, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 2,514, said Arja Srikanth, State Nodal Officer. ... read..


Movement restrictions continue at Delhi-UP border
Gautam Buddh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 12:41:42 PM IST
The police are not allowing any movement of people between the national capital and the district without valid passes amid the coronavirus lockdown. ... read..


Two more COVID-19 cases in Assam, state tally reaches 214
Guwahati (Assam) | May 22, 2020 12:41:39 PM IST
Two more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Assam, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 214, said Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday. ... read..


COVID-19: Karnataka govt collected Rs 3.43 lakh as fine for not wearing masks
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 12:41:37 PM IST
The Karnataka government, which has fixed Rs 200 as fine for not wearing masks and covering faces to contain coronavirus spread, has collected Rs 3.43 lakh from 15,000 people as fine from May 5 till date. ... read..


Cyclone Amphan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in West Bengal to take stock of situation
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 22, 2020 12:11:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived at the Kolkata Airport to take stock of the situation in the wake of cyclone Amphan and conduct an aerial survey. He was received by West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and state Chief Minister Mamata Baner ... read..


Welcome RBI's move to cut repo rate, it will boost demand amid COVID-19: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 12:11:41 PM IST
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to cut repo rate and reducing the reverse repo rate saying that it will boost demand amid COVID-19 by extending affordable credit to MSMEs and other businesses. ... read..


Former DMK leader VP Duraisamy joins BJP
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 22, 2020 12:11:39 PM IST
VP Duraisamy, who was removed from the post of deputy General Secretary of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday, has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). ... read..


COVID-19: Uttarakhand govt to allocate Rs 1,000 each to auto drivers registered with Tourism Department
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 22, 2020 11:41:39 AM IST
The Uttarakhand government has decided to grant Rs 1,000 to auto drivers registered with the State Tourism Department. This will impose a surcharge of Rs 25 crore on the state government. ... read..


COVID-19: Delhi HC extends suspension of functioning of High Court, subordinate courts till May 31
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 11:11:45 AM IST
In view of the fourth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, the Delhi High Court has further suspended the functioning of all subordinate courts and district court of Delhi till May 31. Earlier the Delhi High Court had suspended the functioning till May 23. ... read..


One held, drugs and cash seized by Central Crime Branch Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 11:11:43 AM IST
Central Crime Branch (CCB) Bengaluru has arrested an alleged drug peddler, an Ivory Coast national, and claimed to have recovered cocaine and MDMA drug from him on Thursday. ... read..


86 new COVID-19 cases reported in Odisha, state tally 1189
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 22, 2020 11:11:42 AM IST
Eighty-six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Odisha on Friday, as per information provided by the State Health Department. ... read..


Delhi HC asks Centre, Delhi govt to 'keep a tab' on number of COVID-19 cases
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 11:11:39 AM IST
The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and Delhi government to keep their hand on the pulse and keep a tab on the number of cases of COVID-19 while hearing a plea prayed for allowing more private hospitals in the national capital to treat coronaviru ... read..


54 more COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan, state tally reaches 6,281
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 22, 2020 11:11:37 AM IST
One death and 54 more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Rajasthan, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 6,281 on Friday, said the state Health Department. ... read..


Vande Bharat Mission: Many flights landed at Hyderabad International Airport from multiple destinations
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2020 10:41:47 AM IST
Under Vande Bharat Mission, Hyderabad International Airport on Thursday handled arrivals of several evacuation flights from multiple destinations. ... read..


Delhi Police's control room remains closed for 5 days after 7 people test COVID-19 positive
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 10:41:46 AM IST
Delhi Police's Wireless Control Room in West district has been shut for five days as seven people have tested positive for COVID-19. ... read..


Woman claims COVID-19 positive husband is missing, authorities respond he was cremated
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2020 10:41:43 AM IST
A woman, who along with her family had earlier tested positive for COVID-19, claimed that her husband was missing. ... read..


Mayawati slams Ashok Gehlot govt for charging bus fare from UP govt for transporting Kota students
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 10:41:41 AM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Friday slammed the Congress government in Rajasthan for demanding payment of over Rs 36 lakh for transporting students of Uttar Pradesh from Kota to Agra and Jhansi, saying, the move shows its "depravity" and "i ... read..


Ahmedabad: Satisfied with Indian govt's COVID-19 crisis handling, Pak migrants decide against returning to their country
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 22, 2020 10:41:40 AM IST
Migrants from Pakistan staying in Ahmedabad have said that they do not want to return to their country, as they are satisfied with the Indian government's handling of the COVID-19 crisis. ... read..


India sees biggest spike in COVID-19 with 6,088 cases; tally reaches 1,18,447
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 10:11:49 AM IST
India on Friday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases with 6,088 new cases and 148 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,18,447, as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW ... read..


Pandemic changing shopping, focus now on making it faster, easier, safer
Washington D.C. | May 22, 2020 10:11:48 AM IST
A reminder of mandatory masks, rearranged shelves, paying bills through a plexiglass divider, checking shoppers' temperatures at the door - the coronavirus crisis is changing the shopping experience, albeit, for a faster, easier, and a safer one. ... read..


COVID-19: ASHA worker attacked in Karnataka's Bagalkot, one held
Bagalkot (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 10:11:46 AM IST
An ASHA worker, Jyothi Pola, was allegedly attacked while on COVID-19 duty to verify travel details of people in Mudhol police station, near Bagalkot, on Thursday. ... read..


With inadequate protective equipment, security guards deployed at HP Secretariat fear of contracting COVID-19
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 10:11:43 AM IST
Security guards deployed at the state secretariat here expressed fear that reporting for duty and interacting with people everyday without any protective gear may put themselves at risk of being infected with COVID-19. ... read..


India Post Office resumes booking for int'l speed post to 15 countries
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 10:11:40 AM IST
India Post Office has resumed booking for international speed post to 15 countries and international tracked packet services to already available destinations amid the lockdown, said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday. ... read..


Indian Railways resumes booking of reserved tickets through counters, portals
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 10:11:37 AM IST
The Indian Railways on Friday opened its reservation counters and portals for booking and cancellation of reserved tickets. Passenger train services had remained shut for weeks during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown. ... read..


Vande Bharat Mission: Air India Express special flight arrives in Kochi with over 170 passengers from Doha
Kochi (Kerala) | May 22, 2020 9:41:48 AM IST
An Air India Express special flight (IX-0476) that took off from Doha, Qatar landed at Cochin International Airport in Kerala on Friday. ... read..


Karnataka permits inter-state movement of people
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 9:41:47 AM IST
Amid the fourth phase of nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, inter-state travel from Karnataka is now permitted with the consent of the receiving state, informed Praveen Sood, Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) and Inspector General (IG). ... read..


Uttarakhand: College, university exams from July 1; admissions to next session from September 1
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 22, 2020 9:41:42 AM IST
Examinations in colleges and universities across Uttarakhand will be held from July 1 and completed within a month period, while new admissions will begin from September 1, said Principal Secretary Anand Vardhan. ... read..


Vande Bharat Mission: AI flight with 327 passengers to arrive in Delhi from New York
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:41:41 AM IST
Under the second phase of Vande Bharat Mission, An Air India repatriation flight from New York carrying 327 passengers and one infant is scheduled to land in Delhi at 10:30 am on Friday. The flight will then leave for Chandigarh. ... read..


Online medical consultation software launched in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2020 9:41:39 AM IST
NowFloats, a Hyderabad based technology company, has launched online video clinic software to provide simple, easy-to-use, virtual clinics to any of the 1.15 million registered doctors in India amid COVID-19. ... read..


Man dies after vehicle catches fire in Delhi's Mangolpuri
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:41:38 AM IST
A man was killed after his vehicle caught fire in the Mangolpuri police station area of Delhi on Thursday evening. ... read..


Cyclone Amphan: Rahul Gandhi extends condolences to kin of victims, offers assistance to Bengal, Odisha
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:41:36 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has extended condolences to the families of victims, who lost their lives due to the destruction caused by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha. ... read..


Delhi Police reduces COVID-19 fund to infected personnel from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 10,000
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:11:46 AM IST
Delhi Police has reduced the amount given to Police personnel, who get infected with COVID-19 while on duty, from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 10,000. ... read..


Five new COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand's Bokaro, state tally reaches 308
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 22, 2020 9:11:45 AM IST
With five new cases of COVID-19 in Jharkhand's Bokaro district, the total number of coronavirus cases reached 308 on Friday, said Nitin Madan Kulkarni, Jharkhand Health Secretary. ... read..


Cyclone Amphan weakens into a deep depression over Bangladesh
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:11:42 AM IST
Cyclone Amphan crossed West Bengal coast last evening and gradually weakened into a deep depression over Bangladesh and its neighbourhood, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


People arrive at Delhi's Ghazipur market to buy essentials amid lockdown
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:11:40 AM IST
People arrived at the wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Ghazipur here on Friday to make purchases amid the COVID-19 outbreak. ... read..


3.6-magnitude earthquake hits Manipur's Ukhrul
Ukhrul (Manipur) | May 22, 2020 9:11:38 AM IST
The National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported that the earthquake initially recorded at 3.6 magnitude, shook East of Ukhrul, Manipur at around 3:26 am on Friday morning. ... read..


Cyclone Amphan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs for West Bengal to undertake aerial survey
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 9:11:36 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday departed for West Bengal to undertake an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan hit areas. He will also visit Odisha later today.Besides conducting aerial surveys, the Prime Minister will take part in review meetings, where ... read..


PM Modi to visit Bengal, Odisha today to conduct aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan damage
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 8:41:40 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to West Bengal and Odisha today to take stock of the situation in the wake of cyclone Amphan and conduct aerial surveys.He will also take part in review meetings in which relief and rehabilitation will be discussed ... read..


RBI Governor to hold press conference at 10 am today
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 8:41:39 AM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday will address a press conference at 10 am. ... read..


Vande Bharat Mission: Special flight arrives in Amritsar from Kuala Lumpur
Amritsar (Punjab) | May 22, 2020 8:41:37 AM IST
Under Vande Bharat Mission, a special repatriation flight carrying Indian nationals from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia arrived at Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar on Friday. ... read..


With 76 new cases, Indore's COVID-19 tally reaches 2,850
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 7:11:36 AM IST
Seventy-six persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in Indore on Thursday, taking the city tally to 2,850, CMO Dr Praveen Jadiya informed. ... read..


South Central Railway completes mega-maintenance of bridge across river Godavari during lockdown
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2020 6:41:38 AM IST
The South Central Railway (SCR) undertook mega maintenance work of the rail cum road bridge across river Godavari amid the COVID-19 lockdown. ... read..


Railways to open reservation counters, allow agent booking
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
In a relief for several people planning to travel with the coming resumption of train services, the Indian Railways has given green signal to the re-opening of reservation counters and booking through the Common Service Centres (CSCs) and also ticket agen ... read..


Officer suspended for saying police beat up lawyer for being 'Muslim'
Bhopal | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
The Madhya Pradesh Police have suspended B.S. Patel, a sub-inspector in Betul district, for letting out what they believed was a secret. Patel had told a lawyer that the police once beat up the latter as he was mistaken to be a Muslim. The suspension beca ... read..


Police official inspects quarantine centre in Andhra's Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 6:11:38 AM IST
Parvatipuram Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) G Bindumadhav inspected the quarantine centre at Gumma Lakshmipuram village of the district. ... read..


Preparations in full swing at Amritsar airport for domestic flight services resumption
Amritsar (Punjab) | May 22, 2020 6:11:37 AM IST
Amritsar airport authorities are making arrangements to ensure social distancing in view of resumption of domestic flight services from May 25. ... read..


Haryana COVID-19 tally rises to 1,031
Chandigarh (Haryana) | May 22, 2020 5:41:39 AM IST
With 38 new positive cases reported on Thursday, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Haryana stands at 1031, as per the State Health Department. ... read..


Wreath laying ceremony of cop killed in terror attack held in Awantipora
Awantipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 22, 2020 5:41:38 AM IST
A wreath-laying ceremony was held in District Police Lines Awantipora to pay homage to the Head Constable Anoop Singh who lost his life in a terror attack at Prichoo, Pulwama on Thursday. ... read..


Madras HC slams govt over defamation cases against media, quashes 28
Chennai | Friday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Madras High Court on Thursday said the menace of misusing the criminal defamation law by the state as a tool to settle scores should be curbed, as it quashed 28 cases against media. ... read..


Ensure no migrant worker should walk back home: Telangana CM to officials
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2020 5:11:37 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday instructed officials to ensure that no migrant worker should walk back to his native place. ... read..


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