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India waiting to welcome you, Modi tells Harris
New York | Friday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Hailing US Vice President Kamala Harris' barrier shattering rise to her country's highest political office, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Harris a "source of inspiration for so many people across the world", ahead of an India-US bilateral at ... read..


Public-private partnership imperative to make Santacruz electronics export processing zone world-class, says Piyush Goyal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 24, 2021 5:16:16 AM IST
Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ) in Mumbai can be made 'world-class' with a public-private partnership scheme, said Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Thursday. ... read..


Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 20.80 lakh seized by Assam Rifles in Mizoram's Champhai
Champhai (Mizoram) | September 24, 2021 5:16:15 AM IST
The Assam Rifle seized a huge quantity of foreign-origin cigarettes worth Rs 20.80 lakh in Mizoram's Champhai district on Thursday. ... read..


Mumbai Mayor lauds police for action against BJP worker in alleged sexual harassment case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 24, 2021 5:16:13 AM IST
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Thursday lauded the Mumbai Police for taking appropriate and timely action against the accused in the alleged sexual harassment case of a female Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker by her fellow male worker. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh reports fresh 1171 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1207 new recoveries
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 4:46:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh reported 1,171 fresh COVID-19 cases and 1,207 new recoveries, as per the health bulletin released by the state government. ... read..


Rain lashes several parts of UP's Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 4:46:04 AM IST
Rain lashed in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad and areas around it in the early hours of Friday. ... read..


Suvendu Adhikari lashes out at Abhishek Banerjee, says no one can control BJP's vote back
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 4:46:02 AM IST
Reacting to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee's claim that BJP will collapse if TMC keeps its door open, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday said that no one can control BJP's vote bank. ... read..


New EPR regulations for plastic packaging industry soon
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
The packaging industry utilising plastic in any form will soon witness a totally new chapter with the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) set to bring in a new regulation that will focus on the extended producer's responsibility ... read..


MP's 90-year-old 'grandma' learns to drive, CM lauds her efforts
Dewas (Madhya Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 4:16:06 AM IST
A 90-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district became an internet sensation after a video of her driving a car went viral online on Thursday. ... read..


Punjab CM Channi held discussion with Rahul Gandhi over new cabinet formation
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 4:16:04 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the selection of ministers for the new cabinet. ... read..


Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: J-K LG flags off CRPF's cycle rally from Jammu to New Delhi
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 24, 2021 4:16:02 AM IST
As a part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Thursday flagged off a cycle rally of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) from Jammu to Rajghat in New Delhi. ... read..


Naxal camp busted in Odisha's Malkangiri, arms, ammunition seized
Malkangiri (Odisha) | September 24, 2021 3:46:01 AM IST
A Naxal camp was busted by the Odisha Police on Thursday after an exchange of fire between the Naxalites and the security personnel in Malkangiri district of the state, the police said. ... read..


Tamil Nadu reports 1,745 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 24, 2021 3:16:06 AM IST
Tamil Nadu registered 1,745 new cases, 27 deaths and 1,624 recoveries in the last 24 hours, said the state's health department on Thursday. ... read..


Consumer Court directs hotel chain to pay Rs 2 crore compensation to model for wrong haircut
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 3:16:04 AM IST
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed a luxury hotel chain to pay Rs 2 crore as compensation to a woman observing that "she lost her expected assignments and suffered a huge loss which completely changed her lifestyle an ... read..


'Is there room for humiliation', Amarinder retorts on Cong's 'no place for anger' comment
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Amarinder Singh has been in news these days for his rhetoric since he resigned as the Chief Minister of Punjab, on which the Congress made a formal statement that 'there is no place for anger in politics'. To this the Captain retorted, 'Is there room for ... read..


Assam logs 371 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in last 24 hrs
Dispur (Assam) | September 24, 2021 2:46:04 AM IST
Assam recorded 371 new COVID-19 cases and 10 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the state health bulletin on Thursday. ... read..


Defence Ministry orders 118 Arjun Mk-1A for Army worth over Rs 7,500 cr
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 2:15:55 AM IST
In a big step towards achieving 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', the Ministry of Defence (MoD) placed an order for the supply of 118 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) Arjun Mk-1A worth Rs 7,523 crore for the Indian Army on Thursday. ... read..


'Trinamool to contest 2022 Goa polls, with eye on Mamata in 2024'
Panaji | Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress is contesting the upcoming Goa Assembly polls, but the party's eyes are actually on the 2024 general elections in which party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be projected as the Prime Ministerial candidate, ... read..


Nitish said to have asked Dy CM to clarify corruption charges
Patna | Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had reportedly asked Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad to clarify corruption charges levelled against him. ... read..


K'taka to be the only state to have 3 major industrial corridors: Minister
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Pitching Karnataka as the best place for global investors, Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani said on Thursday that Karnataka will be the only state in India to have three major industrial corridors. ... read..


Bengaluru residents cautioned against modifying balconies
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has issued a circular asking apartment owners not to change or modify balconies in wake of the recent tragedy at an apartment where two elderly women were burnt to death. ... read..


FIR registered in alleged religious conversion case in Faridabad
Faridabad (Haryana) | September 24, 2021 1:45:57 AM IST
A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against a group of people for alleged conversion of the religion of a man in Haryana's Faridabad, police said on Thursday. ... read..


Karnataka reports 836 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 24, 2021 1:45:54 AM IST
A total of 836 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths and 852 recoveries were reported in Karnataka on Thursday, said the state's health department. ... read..


Congress in Punjab indulging in caste politics, says Union Minister Som Prakash
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 1:45:53 AM IST
Days after Charanjit Singh Channi took charge as Punjab Chief Minister, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Prakash on Thursday said that Congress is indulging in 'caste politics'. ... read..


Maintain balance between organics, chemical fertilisers: Tomar
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday called for balanced use of chemicals and fertilisers in agriculture sector. ... read..


Area under organic farming along Ganga increases four-fold
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Total area under organic farming and agro-forestry increased from 23,840 hectare (ha) to 1,03,780 ha along the river Ganga, a meeting of the Empowered Task Force was informed here on Wednesday. ... read..


Online citizen services to be launched at panchayat level: Bommai
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday that the state government will launch the 'Grama Seva Yojane' on a trial basis in five districts to provide online citizen services at the gram panchayat level. ... read..


Shah to address cooperative members on Sep 25
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah will address India's first cooperative conference on September 25 at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here. ... read..


Woman dead in fire in Mumbai's Khar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 24, 2021 1:15:54 AM IST
A woman died after a fire that broke out at a residential building in Mumbai's Khar on Thursday, said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ... read..


All steps will be taken to protect one-horned rhinos, says PM Modi
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 12:46:03 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the Assam government for burning around 2,500 rhino horns and assured that steps will be taken for the protection of one-horned rhinos in India. ... read..


Telangana BJP leader slams opposition statement that Modi govt is selling public properties
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 24, 2021 12:46:02 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy on Thursday slammed the opposition parties for saying at a dharna that the BJP-led government at the centre was selling public properties. ... read..


Digital platforms being used for convenience of farmers, MP CM tells Union agriculture minister
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 12:46:00 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday met with the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and spoke about the efforts made by the Madhya Pradesh government in the interest of the agriculture sector and farmers, said a p ... read..


CISF nabs 3 passengers travelling with forged documents at Delhi's IGI Airport
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 12:45:57 AM IST
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) surveillance and intelligence staff of the Indira Gandhi International Airport nabbed three passengers travelling with forged documents, said the force on Thursday. ... read..


Indian languages have not received due attention, 220 lost in 50 years: Union Minister
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 12:45:55 AM IST
Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi on Thursday said that Indian languages have not received due attention and the country has lost over 220 languages in the last 50 years. ... read..


'Must record reasons ': SC sets aside HC order to shift NH toll plaza
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday said an administrative authority, exercising judicial or a quasi-judicial power, must record reasons for its decision, as it set aside the Patna High Court judgment, which directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHA ... read..


2 BSF troopers killed, officer shot at in Tripura fratricide
Agartala | Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were killed and a Sub-Inspector shot at in a fratricidal incident along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura on Thursday, police said. ... read..


Punjab CM announces curtailment in his security cover, says 'VIP culture' should end
Kapurthala (Punjab) | September 23, 2021 11:46:18 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday announced curtailment in his security cover. ... read..


Delhi Govt preparing to supply RO treated water to 7.25 Lakhs households
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 11:46:16 PM IST
Water Minister and Chairman of Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Satyendar Jain on Thursday announced that the Delhi government is planning to provide Reverse Osmosis (RO) treated water to 7.25 Lakhs households in Delhi. ... read..


Defence Ministry promulgates framework for use of simulators by three services, Coast Guard
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 11:46:12 PM IST
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has promulgated the framework for enhanced and synergised utilisation of simulators by the three Services and the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). ... read..


National Commission for Women summons official of restaurant for denying entry to woman wearing saree
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 11:46:06 PM IST
The National Commission for Women has come across a social media post wherein a restaurant in Delhi has allegedly denied entry to a woman because she was wearing a saree. Reportedly, the restaurant's dress code policy for guests allows only smart casuals ... read..


No increase in Maoist footprints in Madhya Pradesh: DGP Johri
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police, V.K. Johri, said on Thursday that there has been no increase in Maoist footprints in the state. ... read..


Operationalise FASTER for efficient transmission of bail orders: SC
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday said it is high time that Information and Communication Technology tools are utilised for efficient transmission of its orders, emphasising that it is concerned about the plight of jail inmates, who are not released despite t ... read..


Delhi woman held with heroin valued at Rs 26 lakh
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
A woman drug peddler has been apprehended 266 gm of fine quality heroin, valued at Rs 26 lakh in the international market, seized from her, Delhi Police said on Thursday. ... read..


Bengal Speaker might summon ED, CBI officers again
Kolkata | Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The ongoing tussle between the central probe agencies and West Bengal Speaker Biman Banerjee on the issue of filing chargesheet in the Narada sting operation case without the latter's permission is far from over. ... read..


Dhanbad judge case: Jharkhand HC shows dissatisfaction over CBI's pace of investigations
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 23, 2021 11:16:12 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday submitted a progress report on the alleged murder of Dhanbad Additional District Judge (ADJ) Uttam Anand. The High Court has expressed dissatisfaction with the progress of the agency's investigation an ... read..


Study suggests BMI, health behaviours in males affected by involuntary job loss
Canterbury | September 23, 2021 11:16:09 PM IST
The findings of a new study by the University of Kent suggest that involuntary job loss affects the Body Mass Index (BMI) of men and behaviours differentially across the life cycle. ... read..


Mobile remote launched by Google for Android users
Washington | September 23, 2021 11:16:08 PM IST
American technology giant Google has launched a new Google TV feature that will allow users to use their Android mobile devices as remotes for those moments when their streaming box's wand disappears without a trace. ... read..


Thermal plants to buy 20 MT 'parali' to help keep air pollution in check
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Among steps initiated by the government for an air pollution-free season for Delhi NCR, thermal plants would be buying 20 million tonnes of 'parali' (agrowaste). ... read..


Delhi reports 48 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 10:46:13 PM IST
Delhi reported 48 new COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities in the last 24 hours. ... read..


Primary trial of smog tower completed, 90 per cent reduction in pollution level observed
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 10:46:10 PM IST
The smog tower at Connaught Place inaugurated by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has completed one month and is functioning at full capacity. ... read..


Childhood abuse, neglect associated with early death in adulthood
London | September 23, 2021 10:46:09 PM IST
According to a new study analysing data from the 1950s to the present by researchers at UCL and the University of Cambridge, children who experience sexual or physical abuse or are neglected are more likely to die prematurely as adults. ... read..


Exclusion of any caste other than SC/ST from 2021 Census, a conscious policy decision: Centre to SC
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 10:46:08 PM IST
The Centre has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court and said the exclusion of any caste other than Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe from the purview of the upcoming 2021 Census is a "conscious policy decision" taken by Central government. ... read..


PM-CARES Fund, not a fund of Government of India: Centre informs Delhi HC
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 10:46:05 PM IST
The PM CARES Fund is not a fund of the Government of India and the amount does not go in the Consolidated Fund of India, Prime Minister's Office (PMO) informed the Delhi High Court. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh DGP denies allegations drug abuse is spreading in state
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 23, 2021 10:46:03 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Thursday denied allegations by the opposition parties that drug abuse was spreading in the state. ... read..


Delhi restaurant issues clarification over saree row, claims guest slapped
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Delhi restaurant Aquila which allegedly denied the entry to a woman wearing saree has issued clarification and responded to the controversy. ... read..


Road safety expert urges Kerala to implement high-security number plate scheme
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
National Road Safety Council Member and a road safety expert Kamal Soi on Thursday said Kerala has not implemented the scheme for fixing high security registration plates (HSRP), including the third registration mark HSRP on existing vehicles. ... read..


Delhi-NCR states must adopt bio-decomposer solutions for problem of stubble burning: Delhi environment minister
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 10:16:13 PM IST
Delhi-NCR states must adopt bio-decomposer solutions for the problem of stubble burning, said Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday. ... read..


Google moves Delhi HC against CCI after confidential report 'leak'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Google on Thursday said that it has filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court against the leak of the Competition Commission of India's confidential report pertaining to the investigation against the global search engine giant. ... read..


Centre holds meet with states on Delhi's air pollution
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
To reach a common ground over tackling Delhi's air pollution, a joint meeting of the states of Delhi, Uttar Pardesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana was held under the chairmanship of Union Minister Bhupender Yadav on Thursday. ... read..


T'gana govt allots Rs 1,200 Cr to ramp up water supply in Hyd outskirts
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
The Telangana government has sanctioned Rs 1,200 crore to Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) for improving drinking water supply to urban local bodies and gram panchayats around Greater Hyderabad. ... read..


Yogi govt to build 1.9 km-long market under Lahartara-Chowkaghat flyover in Varanasi
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | September 23, 2021 9:46:04 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that a market will be built under the Lahartara-Chowkaghat flyover in Varanasi. ... read..


Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates Aarogya Manthan 3.0
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 9:46:02 PM IST
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated and chaired the inaugural session of Aarogya Manthan 3.0 to mark the third anniversary of the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) scheme for its three y ... read..


British Dy High Commissioner lauds Jhakhand govt for overseas scholarship scheme for tribal students
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 23, 2021 9:45:59 PM IST
British Deputy High Commissioner Nick Low on Thursday praised the Jharkhand government for its Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Overseas Scholarship Scheme which helps students from tribal communities pursue higher studies abroad, said a press release from ... read..


Keep strict vigil to prevent spread of Covid during festivals: Union Health Secretary to States/UTs
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 9:45:56 PM IST
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to the Chief Secretaries and Administrators of all the States and Union Territories advising them to keep a strict vigil to curb the spread of Covid 19 amid the festive season. ... read..


Derek O'Brien arrives in Goa ahead of TMC's foray into polls
Panaji | Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Amid reports of the Trinamool Congress making a re-entry in Goa politics ahead of the 2022 assembly polls, the party's Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien arrived here on Thursday. ... read..


Dhanbad judge was deliberately hit by auto rickshaw: CBI to HC
Ranchi | Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The CBI on Thursday informed the Jharkhand High Court that an auto rickshaw had deliberately hit Dhanbad Additional District Judge (ADJ) Uttam Ananad in July leading to his death. ... read..


If AAP MLAs are elected, they will shelter Rohingyas in Goa: BJP
Panaji | Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
If Aam Aadmi Party MLAs are elected in Goa, they will shelter Rohingya refugees in the coastal state, North Goa Zilla panchayat chairperson and BJP state office bearer Kartik Kudnekar said on Thursday. ... read..


Jagan Mohan Reddy launches American Corner in Andhra University
Amaravati | Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday virtually launched American Corner at Andhra University (AU) in Visakhapatnam. ... read..


Only 53 MW of additional capacity was added by AIADMK govt: Stalin
Chennai | Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Only 53 MW of additional power capacity was added by the erstwhile AIADMK government during its 10 year rule, said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin here on Thursday. ... read..


CBI team reaches Prayagraj to probe Mahant's death
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
A five-member CBI team has reached Prayagraj to take over the investigation into the suspicious death of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad chief, Mahant Narendra Giri. ... read..


Heavy rainfall in parts of Himachal, IMD issues yellow alert
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | September 23, 2021 9:16:15 PM IST
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a yellow alert on Thursday for the next 12 hours for five districts of Himachal Pradesh as the heavy and incessant rain lashes the hill state. ... read..


CISF detects 4 gold bars worth Rs 14 lakh at Delhi airport
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 9:16:12 PM IST
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday detected four gold bars weighing about 300 gm worth approximately Rs 14 lakh at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport during pre-embarkation security check and passenger was handed over to Custo ... read..


Health Ministry issues guidelines for Covid vaccination at home for people with special needs
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 9:16:09 PM IST
The government on Thursday said that an advisory has been issued to make arrangements for 'vaccination at home' for those who have special needs or are differently abled, in line with COVID-19 standard operating procedures. ... read..


Union Health Minister aims at 100 pc Ayushman card distribution in one year
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 9:16:06 PM IST
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday inaugurated and chaired the inaugural session of Aarogya Manthan 3.0 on the completion of the third anniversary of the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) ... read..


Asansol: Firearms seized, one arrested
Asansol (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 9:16:05 PM IST
The West Bengal Police in Asansol Durgapur Commissionerate on Thursday recovered 25 firearms from the Asansol-Jharkhand border. ... read..


India cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crosses 84 crore doses
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 9:16:03 PM IST
India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 84 crore doses on Thursday, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. ... read..


Bottled water industry in Kerala up in arms
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Kerala Packaged Drinking Water Manufacturers Association on Thursday urged the government to increase the price of bottled water from Rs 13 to Rs 16. The Association has warned to stop production if their demands are not met. ... read..


Lalitesh Pati of Kamala Pati Tripathi's family quits Congress
Varanasi (UP) | Thursday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
The Congress suffered yet another jolt on Thursday when the family of one of its oldest families severed its ties with the party. ... read..


Patna gym trainer attack: Doctor and his wife arrested
Patna | Thursday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Patna police arrested a doctor, Rajiv Kumar Singh, and his wife Khusboo Singh in connection with a case of attempt to murder of gym trainer Vikram Singh. ... read..


Parvathy Baul and discovering oneself anew, everyday
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
She says Baul songs underline a certain truth -- are translucent and ever flowing. That their essence, a fruit of consciousness, emerges after finding the clarity and the source of our being. "And they deal with the tatva of creation and destruction; some ... read..


Amit Shah to address first national cooperative conference in Delhi on Saturday
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 8:46:02 PM IST
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Sahakar se Samriddhi," India's first cooperative conference will be held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on September 25 where Union Home Minister and Minister for Cooperation Amit Shah will ... read..


Army to organise Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav to mark golden jubilee of India-Pak war
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 8:45:59 PM IST
Indian Army will organise 'Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav' from September 26 to 29 in Kolkata to mark 50 years of Bangladesh's liberation following India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. ... read..


Govt accepts RN Ravi's resignation as interlocutor for Naga peace talks
Kohima/New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The Government has accepted the resignation of Ravindra Narayan Ravi, the interlocutor for the Naga peace process, officials said here on Thursday. ... read..


South India's aim to become $1.5 trillion economy by 2025 achievable: V-P Naidu
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the aspiration of the southern region of India to become a $1.5 Trillion Economy by 2025 is certainly achievable, and advised the states to focus on reforms, 'Ease of Doing Business' and adopt the best pra ... read..


Manjhi hits back at BJP after his controversial statement on Lord Ram
Patna | Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Jitan Ram Manjhi, the former chief minister of Bihar, who is facing criticism for his controversial statement on Lord Ram, retaliated on Thursday by saying that they should also speak about Dalit entry into temples. ... read..


PMGSY-3 puts UP in fast lane
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana has put Uttar Pradesh in the fast lane. Around 6,208.45 km of new roads are being constructed at a cost of Rs 4,130.27 crore under PMGSY-III. ... read..


20 million tons of bio-pellets made from farm stubble to be obtained by Power Ministry and NTPC
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 8:16:09 PM IST
20 million tons of bio-pellets made from farm stubble will be obtained by the Union Power Ministry and NTPC, as per sources in the Union Environment Ministry. ... read..


PM Modi pays tributes to Ramdhari Singh Dinkar on his birth anniversary
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 8:16:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to poet Ramdhari Singh Dinkar on his birth anniversary. ... read..


Cancel NEET as it is a den for cheats: Ramadoss
Chennai | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss on Thursday said the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical college admission has become "the den of cheaters and it should be cancelled". ... read..


3 dead, 4 injured in powerful blast in Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Close on the heels of a fire tragedy in an apartment in which two elderly women were burnt alive on Wednesday, in another incident three people died and four others were severely injured in a suspected blast on Thursday in Bengaluru, Karnataka. ... read..


Two beaten up by mob in UP for carrying meat
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Two men were intercepted and beaten up brutally by a mob in Mathura for carrying meat through an area where there is a ban on meat products. ... read..


UP to get 2 plastic processing parks
Lucknow | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Government is all set to develop two plastic processing parks in the state -- one in Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) area and the other in Gorakhpur. ... read..


Maoist camp busted in Odisha, ammunitions seized
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Security personnel have busted a Maoist camp and seized arms, ammunition and other Maoist articles during an operation conducted in Malkangiri district of Odisha, police said on Thursday. ... read..


CBI raids J&K Bank corporate office in Srinagar
Srinagar | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday carried out a raid at the corporate headquarters of J&K Bank in Srinagar city. ... read..


Eight idols stolen from Ayodhya temple
Ayodhya | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Eight ancient idols were stolen from a century-old temple in Ayodhya. ... read..


Mumbai coastal road project to be ready by end-2023
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The first phase of the upcoming Mumbai coastal road - a showpiece project of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - is 40 per cent complete and is expected to be operational by November 2023, a top official said here on Thursday. ... read..


COVID-19: Health Ministry makes arrangements for 'vaccination at home' for people with special needs
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:46:12 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry has made arrangements for vaccination at home for those who have special needs or are differently-abled, said the ministry on Thursday. ... read..


Army eliminates three terrorists in J-K's Uri
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 23, 2021 7:46:10 PM IST
The Indian Army eliminated three terrorists in the Rampur sector near Uri on the Line of Control (LOC) on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi Police to prepare list of 100 'bad drivers', recommend them to attend road safety classes, counselling
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:46:06 PM IST
Delhi Police will prepare a list of 100 'bad drivers' who often jump the red light, indulge in overspeeding and rash driving and will recommend them to do classes and counselling sessions on road safety, as per Special Commissioner of Traffic, Delhi Polic ... read..


Uttarakhand to hold Shaheed Samman Yatra in October, state BJP leaders see it game-changer ahead of assembly polls
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:46:04 PM IST
In a massive exercise to reach out to families whose members have served or are serving in defence forces, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttarakhand is set to organise 'Shaheed Samman Yatra' in October. ... read..


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