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Haryana CM Khattar plays snake charmers flute, Vice Prez Dhankhar tries hands on Dhol in Surajkund Mela
Faridabad (Haryana) | February 3, 2023 10:04:01 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar played snake charmers flute and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar tried his hands on Dhol at Surajkund International Crafts Mela in Faridabad. ... read..


Delhi: 3-year-old gang-raped in Fatehpur Beri, two held
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:03:59 PM IST
A three-year-old was allegedly gang-raped by two persons in Delhi's Fatehpur Beri area on Friday, the police said. ... read..


Banking sector remains resilient, stable: RBI
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:03:56 PM IST
RBI said on Friday that according to its current assessment, the banking sector remains resilient and stable and noted that it maintains a constant vigil on the sector and on individual banks with a view to maintain financial stability. ... read..


Bridge collapses in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba, two vehicles damaged
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh) | February 3, 2023 10:03:54 PM IST
Two vehicles were damaged after the Choli Bridge in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh collapsed on Friday evening, officials said. ... read..


50 govt websites hacked, 8 data breaches in 2022-23 alone: IT Minister informs Rajya Sabha
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:03:52 PM IST
Union Minister for Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology on Friday informed Rajya Sabha in a written reply that 50 government websites have been hacked in the year 2022-23. ... read..


Railways targets 7,000 km new railway tracks in FY 2023-24
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 9:32:38 PM IST
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday said that a target has been set to lay new railway tracks for a distance of 7,000 kilometres in the financial year 2023-24. ... read..


"Parliament is North Star of democracy...we are required to work according to rules": RS Chairman Dhankar tells MPs
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 9:32:34 PM IST
Amid protests by opposition in the House over their demands, Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday said that Parliament is the "North Star of democracy", a place of discussion and deliberation to realize the aspirations and dreams of the people a ... read..


Govt to promote rural and archaeological tourism during G20: Union Tourism Secretary
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 9:03:58 PM IST
The Ministry of Tourism will organize a series of side events during the G20 Meetings to promote rural and archaeological tourism. This will include promotion of UNESCO Heritage Sites, Arvind Singh, Secretary of Tourism, Government of India, told ANI on F ... read..


Mumbai train blast case: Information compromises country's security, can't be disclosed under RTI, says Delhi HC
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 9:03:54 PM IST
Delhi High court on Friday dismissed the appeal of Ehtesham Quubddin Siddiqui, a death row convict in the 2006 Mumbai Train blast case against the Central Information Commission's order. ... read..


Financial regulation effective instrument of parliamentary oversight: Om Birla
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 9:03:50 PM IST
A Parliamentary delegation led by Mkhuleko Hlengwa, Chairman, the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa called on the Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla at the Parliament House Complex. ... read..


UP CM congratulates State Legislative Council winners; says 'People have faith in double-engine government'
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 3, 2023 9:03:48 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath congratulated winning candidates of the State Legislative Council elections, and said that their victory showcases public faith in the "double-engine" government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


Interstate arms racket busted in Delhi, five held
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 9:03:44 PM IST
Special Cell of Delhi police busted three interstate firearms syndicates and arrested five people including four traffickers and one supplier along with recovery of 38 illicit pistols during raids, the police said on Friday. ... read..


Delhi: Man arrested for attacking MCD parking staff with cricket bat
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 8:32:07 PM IST
A 28-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly attacking a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) car parking attendant with a cricket bat for asking carking parking fee, the police said. ... read..


AIADMK leadership row: SC asks party's General Council to pass resolution for candidate of upcoming bye-elections of Erode (East)
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 8:03:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the AIADMK party General Council to pass a resolution related to a candidate who will represent the party in the upcoming bye-elections of Erode (East) constituency in Tamil Nadu. ... read..


GSI to conduct study after J-K houses develop cracks
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 8:03:31 PM IST
Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh on Friday said that a Geological Survey team will conduct a study of the underlying factors of cracks developed in the houses in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Mundaka fire case: Delhi HC issues notice to police on bail plea of building owner
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 8:03:24 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Delhi Police on the bail plea of Manish Lakra, the building owner accused in Delhi's Mundka fire case in which 27 people were killed that broke out on May last year. ... read..


Solar to Ethanol: PM Modi to launch key green energy initiatives at India Energy Week
By Naveen Kapoor

New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:33:24 PM IST
Key energy initiatives will be unveiled during India Energy Week which will be held in Bengaluru from February 6 to 8. ... read..


Parliament is North Star of democracy, not a place of disturbance: RS Chairman Dhankhar
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:33:20 PM IST
As the Opposition created a ruckus in Parliament demanding a probe into the tanking of Adani Group company's shares, which led to a fall in the stock market, Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said Parliament is a place of ... read..


Two avalanches hit J-K's Bandipora, no casualties
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 3, 2023 7:33:16 PM IST
Two avalanches hit Gurez and Tulail tehsils of the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, said, officials. ... read..


Delhi LG approves transplantation, felling of trees for Thal Sena Bhavan
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:33:15 PM IST
Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Friday approved the proposal of afforestation and compensatory plantation of trees for the construction of Thal Sena Bhawan in the cantonment area of the national capital. ... read..


UP to junk all govt vehicles older than 15 years before April 1
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 3, 2023 7:33:13 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to scrap all the government vehicles in the state which are older than 15 years. ... read..


Punjab: Pakistani drone, with 5kg heroin, shot down in Amritsar
Amritsar (Punjab) | February 3, 2023 7:33:08 PM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) troops shot down a Pakistani drone in Amritsar near Indo-Pak border and recovered 5 kg of contraband on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, officials said. ... read..


IIT Roorkee organizes National Conference on Tribal Development in India
Roorkee (Uttarakhand) | February 3, 2023 7:33:06 PM IST
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute Of Technology- Roorkee, organised a National Conference on Tribal Development in India- Prospect and Retrospect, an official statement issued on Friday said. ... read..


Govt emphasizing on tourism, focus on 50 destinations across India: PM Modi
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:03:15 PM IST
Highlighting his government's commitment to holistic development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country is giving priority to the development of Northeast by boosting tourism, adding that the proposed Budget 2023 also lay emphasis in dev ... read..


WB coal case: Delhi HC seeks comprehensive medical report of Gurupada Maji
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:03:13 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed to file a comprehensive medical report on the health condition of Gurupada Maji. He is an accused in the West Bengal coal mining money laundering case. He sought four weeks' bail on medical grounds. ... read..


J-K terror funding case: Four accused "voluntarily agreed to plead guilty" in ED case
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:03:11 PM IST
Four accused in the Jammu Kashmir Affectees Relief Trust (JKART) terror funding case on Friday have "voluntarily agreed to plead guilty" before the Special Court of Delhi's Patiala House Court. ... read..


CBI searches 37 locations in J-K over irregularities in finance department recruitment scam
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:03:10 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday conducted searches at 37 locations in six districts of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with a case related to alleged irregularities in the written examination of Accounts Assistant in the Finance (FAA), ... read..


Delhi HC issues notice to ASI on plea challenging denial of permission to organise program in Agra Fort
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 6:33:15 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) on a plea challenging the denial of permission to organise a program in Agra Fort on the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on February 19. ... read..


We support PM Modi's vision of 'Make in India', says Armscor Chairman
By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | February 3, 2023 6:33:12 PM IST
South African government's defence procurement agency, Armscor's Chairman Dr Phillip David Dexter on Friday said that they support Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'Make in India' and seek more military collaboration between the two nations. ... read..


Massive crackdown against child marriages in Assam, Over 2000 people arrested
Guwahati (Assam) | February 3, 2023 6:33:05 PM IST
In a major crackdown against child marriages, Assam Police on Friday said that they have arrested over 2000 people from across the state. ... read..


Many factors responsible for pendency of cases: Kiren Rijiju
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 6:02:26 PM IST
The pendency rate of court cases is not only due to the shortage of judges but also various other factors, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju informed Parliament on Thursday. ... read..


Mizoram: Mock drill on earthquake disaster held in Aizwal
Aizawl (Mizoram) | February 3, 2023 6:02:25 PM IST
A state-level mock exercise on earthquake disaster for Mizoram was conducted by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in the Aizawl district, an official statement said. ... read..


Bharatiya Bhasha Samiti led by former CJI to decide on use of regional languages in legal system: Rijiju
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 6:02:23 PM IST
While responding to the queries in regards to the use of regional languages in the judiciary, the Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday informed the Parliament that "under the aegis of the Ministry of Law and Justice, the Bar Council of India ha ... read..


J-K: 6 JeM terrorists arrested with arms in Kulgam
Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 3, 2023 6:02:21 PM IST
In a joint operation with the Army, Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested six terrorists associated with the proscribed terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession. ... read..


Pending recommended names of five SC judges will be cleared soon: Attorney General to SC
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 5:33:13 PM IST
Attorney General R Venkataramani on Friday apprised the top court that the central government will soon clear the names of the five judges recommended by the Supreme Court collegium in December for elevation from high courts to the apex court. ... read..


Govt committed to fill up vacancies expeditiously in a time-bound manner: Rijiju
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 5:33:11 PM IST
The Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday informed the Parliament that the Central government is committed to filling up of vacancies expeditiously in a time-bound manner. ... read..


Kerala Budget: Congress attacks Pinarayi Vijayan govt over "tax terrorism"
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 5:33:08 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Kerala Legislative Assembly VD Satheesan lashed out at the Pinarayi Vijayan government over the State Budget announcement. ... read..


Indigo flies passenger to Udaipur instead of Patna, inquiry ordered
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:03:08 PM IST
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered an inquiry after a passenger who was supposed to take an Indigo flight to Patna instead boarded another flight of the airline and landed at Udaipur - about 1400km away from his destination. ... read..


Home Minister Amit Shah to attend 'Vijay Sankalp' rally in Jharkhand
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 5:32:54 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend a 'Vijay Sankalp' rally and lay the foundation stone of IFFCO Nano Urea Plant in a day-long visit to Jharkhand on Saturday. ... read..


Congress suspends Captain Amarinder Singh's wife MP Preneet Kaur for anti-party activities
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 5:03:52 PM IST
Congress on Friday suspended Lok Sabha MP from Patiala and wife of former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Preneet Kaur, for indulging in anti-party activities and was helping the BJP. ... read..


Study reveals how cutting on sweets, carbohydrates affects behaviour
Washington | February 3, 2023 4:32:37 PM IST
Are you following any diet plan currently? Maybe you're cutting off all sweets and carbohydrates or trying to control your late-night cravings. These are examples of behaviour changes, and avoiding those diet cues when it comes to food can be challenging ... read..


Crackdown against child marriages to continue in coming days, says Assam CM
Guwahati (Assam) | February 3, 2023 4:32:35 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday informed that the crackdown against child marriages in the state would continue in the coming days. ... read..


BASA members wear black badges against abusive Bihar bureaucrat KK Pathak
Patna (Bihar) | February 3, 2023 4:32:23 PM IST
Members of the Bihar Administrative Services Association on Friday wore black badges on Friday in protest against bureaucrat KK Pathak for allegedly using abusive language against government officials in a meeting. ... read..


Singapore Chief Justice to deliver first annual lecture on 73rd anniversary of SC
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 4:03:47 PM IST
Chief Justice of Singapore Sundaresh Menon is scheduled to deliver the first annual lecture for the 73rd Foundation day of the country's top court on Saturday. ... read..


J-K: Cracks had appeared in houses since December, now they have started aggravating, says Doda SDM
Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 3, 2023 4:03:40 PM IST
After Uttarakhand's Joshimath, the people in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda have also started to witness cracks in their residences. ... read..


Budget increased by 4 times for tribal communities: Nadda at Vijay Sankalp Jansabha in Tripura
Gomati (Tripura) | February 3, 2023 4:03:39 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Friday said that the budget has been increased by four times for the tribal communities adding that for the past 70 years, no one cared for the tribals. ... read..


Hindu Jan Aakrosh Morcha in Mumbai allowed only if 'no hate speech' is guaranteed: SC
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 4:03:32 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to ensure that there are no hate speeches if the Hindu Jan Aakrosh rally is permitted in Mumbai on February 5. ... read..


BSF Jawans foil smuggling bid on India-Bangladesh border; 1 Bangladeshi woman held
North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 3, 2023 3:33:12 PM IST
Officials of the Border Security Force apprehended one Bangladeshi woman red-handed with 10 bottles of Phensedyl and other cosmetic items, officials said on Friday. ... read..


Centre elevates Judicial Officer Aribam Guneshwar Sharma as Judge of Manipur High Court
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 3:32:54 PM IST
The Ministry of Law and Justice on Friday notified the elevation of a Judicial Officer Aribam Guneshwar Sharma as Judge of the Manipur High Court. ... read..


AAP's mayoral candidate Shelly Oberoi withdraws her plea from SC for time-bound election
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 3:32:52 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Aam Aadmi Party's mayoral candidate Shelly Oberoi to withdraw her plea demanding the mayor post election be conducted in a time-bound manner. ... read..


Opposition does not want to let House function: Union Ministers over repeated Parliament adjournments
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 3:04:02 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal on Friday lashed out at the Opposition over the repeated stalling of the Houses and said the parties do not want to let the Parliament function. ... read..


"Biggest corruption of the century": Opposition slams govt over Adani row
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:32:52 PM IST
The Opposition MPs continued to question the government on the Adani row as both Houses were adjourned soon after the session began for the day on Friday. ... read..


BBC documentary row: SC issues notice to Centre, seeks report within 3 weeks
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:32:51 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and sought its response to a plea seeking direction to restrain the Central government from censoring the BBC documentary relating to the 2002 Gujarat Riots. ... read..


Telangana: Days before inauguration, Hyderabad's new secretariat building catches fire, controlled
Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 3, 2023 2:32:46 PM IST
The under-construction building of the new secretariat in Telangana's Hyderabad caught fire during the early morning hours of Friday. However, a senior police official said that the fire was later doused off with the help of several fire tenders. ... read..


FAAs paper leak case: CBI conducts searches in 37 J-K locations
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:32:44 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday conducted searches at 37 locations in Jammu & Kashmir in the question paper leak of the Financial Accounts Assistants (FAAs) recruitment exam. ... read..


Delay in transfer of judges in HC may lead to administrative actions: SC to Centre
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:32:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday expressed its concern on the issue of keeping the list of the transfers of judges of the high courts pending with the Centre and warned that delay in transfers might lead to administrative actions which may not be palatable. ... read..


Ramcharitmanas row: Case lodged against Samajwadi Party's Swami Prasad Maurya, eight others in Gwalior
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) | February 3, 2023 2:32:41 PM IST
A case has been registered here against Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya and eight others for hurting religious sentiments and disturbing social harmony over his contoversial remarks against Ramcharitmanas. ... read..


India's U-19 World Cup star Hrishita Basu receives grand welcome from family, friends at Kolkata airport
Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 3, 2023 2:32:37 PM IST
India's U19 World Cup star Hrishita Basu received a grand welcome from her family and friends at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata. ... read..


Delhi LG Saxena approves Sisodia's foreign trip
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:02:56 PM IST
Amidst an ongoing tussle between the Delhi government and Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena over approving teachers' educational trip to Finland, the latter on Friday approved Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's foreign trip to the US. ... read..


CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem gives notice in Rajya Sabha opposing introduction of Places of Worship Repeal Bill
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:02:54 PM IST
Alleging threat to communal harmony, Communist Party of India (Marxist) Rajya Sabha MP Elamaram Kareem on Friday gave notice in the upper house opposing the introduction of 'The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Repeal Bill, 2022'. ... read..


Amid ruckus on Adani row, both houses of Parliament adjourned
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:02:52 PM IST
Proceedings of Lok Sabha were adjourned till 2 pm on Firday while those of Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 2:30 pm today due to opposition parties reiterating their demand for a joint parliamentary committee probe into the tanking of Adani Group company s ... read..


Kerala: 543 grams of gold recovered at Kochi airport from passenger
Kochi (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 2:02:47 PM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs department seized 543 grams of gold worth Rs 27.70 lakh from a passenger at Kochi airport on Friday morning. ... read..


Kerala Budget: Rs 2,000 Crore To Tackle Price Rise; Petrol, Diesel prices hiked by Rs 2 per litre
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 2:02:45 PM IST
Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal on Friday presented the budget for the 2022-23 financial year in the legislative assembly. ... read..


Nine booked for irregularities in UKPSE exam, CM Dhami says "culprits won't be spared"
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) | February 3, 2023 1:33:42 PM IST
A case has been registered against nine people at Haridwar's Kankhal police station on Friday after an investigation by Police's Special Investigating Team (SIT) for the irregularities in AE/JE exam under Uttarakhand Public Services Examination (UKPSE), a ... read..


Crackdown against child marriages: Around 1,800 people arrested across Assam, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma
Guwahati (Assam) | February 3, 2023 1:04:01 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday informed that Assam Police has so far arrested around 1,800 people across the state in its crackdown against people involved in child marriages. ... read..


Maharashtra: 19 year old student stabbed to death on Mumbai road, accused absconding
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 3, 2023 1:04:00 PM IST
A 19-year-old college student was stabbed to death with sharp-edged weapons in the middle of a Mumbai road on Thursday evening by two unknown persons, Chunabhatti police informed. ... read..


TN: Annamalai meets AIADMK leaders OPS, EPS at their residences amid speculations of contesting Erode bypolls
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 3, 2023 1:03:55 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai on Friday called upon the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leaders O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS), hours before announcing the party's stand on the upcoming Erode ... read..


Congress issues whip to its Lok Sabha MPs to remain present in House today
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 1:03:50 PM IST
Congress has issued a three-line whip to its Lok Sabha MPs to remain present in the House on Friday. ... read..


Will the Union Budget impact your life and style?
Delhi | February 3, 2023 12:50:54 PM IST
While some industries had favourable results that will spur the growth of the sector, others were rather underwhelmed. Experts in the field expresses their thoughts ... read..


Astronomers detect radio signal from atomic hydrogen in distant galaxy
Pune (Maharashtra) | February 3, 2023 12:34:42 PM IST
Astronomers from McGill University in Canada and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru have used data from the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in Pune to detect a radio signal originating from atomic hydrogen in an extremely distant g ... read..


Chhattisgarh: Youth sustains injuries after elephant trampled him in Sakti
Sakti (Chhattisgarh) | February 3, 2023 12:34:40 PM IST
A 25 yr old youth sustained serious injuries after an elephant trampled him while he was trying to take a selfie with herds of elephants in Chhattisgarh's Sakti district on Thursday evening, an official said. ... read..


Viral tweet: Nagaland BJP chief does not reveal reason behind his laugh with PM, says let social media find out
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 12:34:31 PM IST
Nagaland Minister and BJP state chief Temjen Imna Along has grabbed public attention after tweeting a "laughing" picture of himself shaking hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting here. ... read..


Crackdown against child marriages: 1,793 people arrested across Assam
Guwahati (Assam) | February 3, 2023 12:02:43 PM IST
In a crackdown against people involved in child marriages in the state, Assam Police on Friday said that as many as 1,793 people have been apprehended so far in the state. ... read..


J-K: SIA conducts raids at multiple locations in Srinagar in terror funding case
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 3, 2023 11:32:46 AM IST
The State Investigation Agency's (SIA) raids were underway at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Friday. ... read..


Mail threatening terror attack in Mumbai received; NIA, police initiate joint probe
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 3, 2023 11:32:43 AM IST
National Investigation Agency has received a mail from an unidentified individual claiming to be a Talibani member threatening to carry out a terror attack in Mumbai, police sources said on Friday. ... read..


Punjab: BSF troops shoot down Pak drone in Amritsar sector, recover contraband
Punjab | February 3, 2023 11:32:39 AM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) troops shot down a Pakistani drone along the Indo-Pak border which intruded on the Amritsar sector in the intervening night of February 2 to February 3 at 2:30 AM. ... read..


'Phone-free Tihar' target for 2023, says DG Prisons
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 11:02:50 AM IST
Director General (Prisons), Sanjay Beniwal has said that 'Phone Free' Tihar is the jail authorities' target for this year. ... read..


Threat call received to blow up Ram Janmabhoomi complex in Ayodhya: UP Police
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | February 3, 2023 11:02:49 AM IST
A threat call was received at Ram Lalla Sadan in Ayodhya to blow up the Ram Janmabhoomi where the construction of Ram temple is underway, police said on Thursday. ... read..


Budget session: Oppn gives Suspension of Business Notice for both Houses of Parliament
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 11:02:45 AM IST
The Opposition on Friday gave the Suspension of Business Notice for both Houses of the Parliament, demanding a discussion on the Hindenburg report on the Adani Group. ... read..


"Country will go bankrupt if OPS gets implemented": Haryana CM Khattar
Chandigarh (Haryana) | February 3, 2023 11:02:44 AM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar held a Cabinet meeting in Haryana Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh and said that the country would go bankrupt by 2030 if the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) gets implemented. ... read..


Lok Sabha: Congress MP Manish Tewari gives Adjournment Motion notice to discuss border situation with China
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 11:02:39 AM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Friday gave Adjournment Motion notice in the Lok Sabha to have a detailed discussion on the border situation with China. ... read..


Over nine lakh fake coins seized from Malad area in Mumbai, one held: Police
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 3, 2023 10:32:56 AM IST
In a joint operation with Delhi Police, over nine lakh counterfeit Indian coins were seized from a car in Malad area and one accused was arrrested, a senior offcier said. ... read..


Calicut-bound Air India Express flight lands in Abu Dhabi after flames detected mid-air
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:32:54 AM IST
A Calicut-bound Air India Express flight from Abu Dhabi landed back at Abu Dhabi airport after flames were detected in one of the engines soon after take-off, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said on Friday. ... read..


Stalwart of cinema world: PM Modi condoles demise of noted film director K Viswanath
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:32:52 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the demise of veteran film director Kalatapasvi K Viswanath and said that he was a stalwart of the cinema world, distinguishing himself as a creative and multifaceted director. ... read..


Central government reviews supply of Atta at Rs 29.50 through Open Market sale Scheme
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:32:50 AM IST
Sanjeev Chopra, Secretary of the Department of Food and Public Distribution of the central government reviewed the progress of Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) on Thursday. He particularly reviewed the progress of supply of Atta (wheat flour) at Rs. 29.50 p ... read..


Finance Minister Sitharaman briefs BJP lawmakers on Budget, prior to party's outreach programme
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:32:45 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday arrived in the Parliament to brief the Members of Parliaments (MPs) of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the Union Budget 2023-24 presented in the Parliament earlier this week. ... read..


Crackdown against child marriages: Guwahati Police apprehends 53 people
Guwahati (Assam) | February 3, 2023 10:32:44 AM IST
In a crackdown against people involved in child marriages in the state, officials of the Guwahati Police Commissionerate on Friday said that as many as 53 people have been apprehended so far. ... read..


Pollution control, better health system among others should be in BMC budget: Maha CM Shinde
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 3, 2023 10:32:39 AM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Thursday directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal (Administrator) to prioritise pollution control, strengthening of the health system, administration transparency, an ... read..


Minor girl stabbed to death by boy in Haryana's Rewari
Rewari (Haryana) | February 3, 2023 10:03:40 AM IST
A minor girl was allegedly stabbed to death by a boy who after killing her committed suicide, informed the police on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi: Special Cell arrests 2 members of Lawrence Bishnoi's gang in an encounter
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:03:38 AM IST
In an encounter, two members of Lawrence Bishnoi's gang were arrested by the Special Cell of the Northern Range of Delhi Police on Friday near Rohini Sector 28-29. ... read..


Parliament Budget Session: Kharge calls Opposition meeting to chalk out strategy, amid row over Adani stocks
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:03:35 AM IST
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has called a meeting of Opposition MPS at 10 am on Friday at his parliament office to chalk out the strategy for the floor of the House during the ongoing budget session. ... read..


Veteran Telugu film director K Viswanath passes away in Hyderabad at 92
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 10:32:40 AM IST
Renowned Telugu filmmaker Kalatapasvi K Viswanath passed away at his residence on Thursday at the age of 92 from age-related ailments. ... read..


Tripura Chief Minister holds door-to-door campaign in Agartala
Agartala (Tripura) | February 3, 2023 9:32:46 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Thursday held a door-to-door campaign in the state capital Agartala, ahead of the Assembly elections which is scheduled to be held on February 16. ... read..


Crackdown against child marriages: Several apprehended from Morigaon and Majuli districts in Assam
Guwahati (Assam) | February 3, 2023 9:02:27 AM IST
Following the directives of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Police has launched a massive crackdown against child marriages in the state and apprehended many people from Morigaon and Majuli districts. ... read..


Royal Bengal tiger found dead in Assam's Orang National Park
Darrang (Assam) | February 3, 2023 10:03:36 AM IST
A carcass of a Royal Bengal tiger was found near Bhabapur camp inside the Orang National Park here on Thursday, a senior forest department official said. ... read..


Uttarakhand will be drug free by year 2025, says CM Dhami
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 3, 2023 8:33:14 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami called upon people in the state to work to come forward to help the government in its resolution to make the state drug-free by the year 2025. ... read..


9 trains running late due to low visibility: Railways
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 7:02:16 AM IST
As many as nine trains are running late due to low visibility, informed Railway officials on Friday. ... read..


PIL in Delhi HC seeks Lok Sabha, Assembly, municipal polls together
New Delhi | February 3, 2023 6:32:07 AM IST
A PIL has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Centre and the Election Commission of India to ascertain the feasibility of conducting elections to the House of the People and Legislative Assemblies simultaneously in order to save money ... read..


Kerala: Class 6 student is new internet sensation after stunning back-heeled goal goes viral
General News | February 3, 2023 5:32:30 AM IST
Malappuram (Kerala) [India], February 3 (ANl): A class 6 student of Al Anwar UP School in Areekode Kuni, Malappuram has emerged as the newest social media sensation for a back-heeled goal he scored in a football match. ... read..


I-T dept raids over 30 locations of five builder groups across Jaipur
Jaipur | Friday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
The Income Tax department on Thursday raided over 30 locations of five builder groups across Jaipur. The teams also conducted search operations at two locations of a builder group in Gurugram. ... read..


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