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Saturday, April 30

Delhi reels under heatwave conditions, mercury settles at 25.8 degree Celsius

New Delhi, May 01: The minimum temperature in Delhi settled at 25.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, on Sunday as the national capital continued to reel under heatwave conditions, the India Meteorological Department said. Accordi....

Vijay Goel to undertake cleanliness drive in Delhi's Jama Masjid area today

New Delhi, May 01: Former union minister Vijay Goel on Saturday said that he will undertake a cleanliness drive in the area outside the historic Jama Masjid on May 1 ahead of Eid. According to a statement issued by

Gen Naravane will be remembered for resolute reply to northern adversary in Eastern Ladakh: Govt

New Delhi, Apr 30: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said Gen M M Naravane, in his role as the Army Chief, contributed to strengthening India's defence capabilities and preparedness. The Defence Ministry said his tenure will be remembered fo....

Tejashwi Yadav breaks silence over Tej Pratap, assures appropriate step at appropriate time

Patna, Apr 30: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav Saturday broke his silence over the controversy around alleged assault on a junior level party worker by his mercurial elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav and said that "appropriate step" will be taken at "an

Friday, April 29

‘Nix laws obsolete for common man’: PM Modi at CJs-CMs conference

New Delhi, Apr 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged chief ministers to nix the lawst that have become irrelevant for the common man. "A serious topic is also the intricacies of law for the common man. In

India's heatwave turn deadly: Why Wet-bulb temperature is so important? What is it?

New Delhi, Apr 30: In a summer of record-breaking heat in many places, severe humidity has made the outdoors feel particularly unbearable. While there are numerous ways to measure climate conditions, some experts say it's time to start talking about ....

Kejriwal meets Banerjee; TMC says it was 'courtesy call'

New Delhi, Apr 29: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee here, their first meeting after the recent assembly polls in five states. The two leaders met at the official residence of TMC

Power crisis: 657 train trips cancelled to ramp up coal supply

New Delhi, Apr 29: In view of power outages due the coal crisis in several states, Indian Railways has decided to cancel 657 train trips to speed up the movement of coal rakes to power plants. As many as 509 mail/express

Thursday, April 28

PM Modi to address Sikh delegation today

New Delhi, Apr 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be hosting a Sikh delegation at his residence on Friday evening. "This evening, I will be hosting a Sikh delegation at my residence. The group includes people from different walks

Viral: Lions cling to Giraffe's back in risky attack, what happens next is incredible

New Delhi, Apr 29: The video of a herd of lions attacking a giraffe is going viral on social media. In the viral clip, lions can be seen pouncing on the giraffe's backside one by one, while the mammal fights with

Quota candidates getting more marks are entitled to General category seats: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Apr 28: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that candidates belonging to the Other Backward Class (OBC) category are required to be adjusted against the general category who were more meritorious than the last of the general category candid....

Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas seek home food in jail

Mumbai, Apr 28: Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her husband and MLA Ravi Rana on Thursday filed applications before a court here seeking home food in prison. The independent legislator couple was arrested on Saturday after they gave a call

Wednesday, April 27

Kannada leaders unite to back Sudeep on Hindi row with Devgn

New Delhi, Apr 28: Several Kannada leaders came together following the Twitter exchange between actors Ajay Devgn and Sudeep on the subject of Hindi being India's national language. Janata Dal (S) leader, H D Kumaraswamy backed Sudeep and said

8 eminent artistes asked to vacate govt bungalows by May 2

New Delhi, Apr 28: The Centre on Wednesday asked eight eminent artistes, who were allotted government accommodations years ago but which were cancelled in 2014, to vacate the facilities by May 2, a move that comes a day after eviction proceedings

Why is BJP delaying his induction: Akhilesh on reports over Shivpal's 'drift' towards saffron camp

Mainpuri, Apr 27: Amid reports of growing differences between him and Shivpal Singh Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday wondered if the BJP wanted to induct his uncle into the party, why was it delaying the move.

Anand Mahindra's findings after Twitter poll on regulation of opinions

New Delhi, Apr 27: Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Wednesday batted for permitting a greater degree of participation and expression on Twitter, agreeing with his followers on the social media platform. He, however, said there is an urgent

Tuesday, April 26

Hilarious interaction by frustrated employee of Goa Electricity Board on Twitter

New Delhi, Apr 27: The Goa Electricity Department's Twitter handle was full of life and a tweet by it, which is now deleted had gone viral. I also have no lights and would be anytime fadding away from you all

Wordle 312 answer for today: Check Wordle hints, clues and solution for April 27

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Odisha: Man hits woman official over wife's unpaid salary for 4 years

Berhampur, Apr 26: A woman official of the education department in Odisha's Ganjam district was on Tuesday allegedly assaulted by the husband of a school teacher who has not received her salary for the past four years, police said.

\"Roza Hai?\": Passenger onboard Shatabdi Express gets surprise Iftar

New Delhi, Apr 26: Shahnawaz Akhtar, a passenger on board the Howrah-Ranchi Shatabdi Express, was pleasantly surprised on Tuesday when iftar was offered to him on the train as he was about to break his Ramzan fast. While the

Monday, April 25

Prasar Bharti to close FY-21-22 with strong revenue growth of 13%

New Delhi, Apr 26: Prasar Bharti will close the FY 2021-2022 with a strong revenue growth of 13 per cent from commercial operations at nearly rs 1,350 crore. This has been fuelled primarily by the strong post COVID-19 recovery of the

Free Donald Trump: Republicans tell Elon Musk after his Twitter takeover

New Delhi, Apr 26: Following the takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk, the Republicans have demanded that Donald Trump be freed on Twitter. The Republicans asked Musk to free the suspended account of the former US President. In a

Mega LIC IPO likely to open on May 4; issue size cut to Rs 21,000 crore: Report

New Delhi, Apr 25: The much awaited mega initial share sale of Life Insurance Corp. (LIC) has been announced and the issue will open on 4 May, according to a PTI report. The bidding for IPO will end on till

India, EU agree to set up trade and technology council to deal with new challenges

New Delhi, Apr 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen agreed on Monday to launch the EU-India Trade and Technology Council, a strategic coordination mechanism to tackle challenges at the nexus of ....

Sunday, April 24

Macron gets a congratulatory message from friend Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Apr 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election, and said he looked forward to continue working together with him to deepen the India-France strategic partnership. Macron co....

PM Modi to visit Europe in May, will call on Macron, Scholz

New Delhi, Apr 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to travel to Europe in May and hold bi-lateral meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz apart from addressing the key India-Nordic summit in Copenhage....

Stuck in war-hit Ukraine, wheels of Vande Bharat trains reach Romania, to be airlifted to India

New Delhi, Apr 24: India's import orders to a Ukrainian firm for thousands of wheel sets for Vande Bharat trains have been hit by the war, but 128 wheels were taken to neighbouring Romania by road and these will be airlifted

Court sends Jignesh Mevani to one day judicial custody; will hear bail on Monday

Kokrajhar, Apr 24: A local court here on Sunday sent Gujarat Independent legislator Jignesh Mevani, arrested from the western state by Assam Police on Wednesday for a purported Tweet against the prime minister, to one-day judicial custody, a police o....

Saturday, April 23

Amit Shah failed to protect Delhi from riots: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai, Apr 23: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said Union Home Minister Amit Shah could not protect Delhi from communal riots. Speaking at a rally of the Nationalist Congress Party at Kolhapur in western Maharashtra, Pawar referred to

40-year-old dies, wife critical after EV bike battery explodes in Andhra

Amaravati, Apr 23: A 40-year-old man was killed when the battery of his new electric bike exploded causing fire in his bedroom in Vijayawada city in the early hours of Saturday. His wife suffered burns and was in a critical condition in

Friday, April 22

A read by Manoj Bajpayee goes viral amidst communal tensions

New Delhi, Apr 23: A 2020 poem, featuring Manoj Bajpayee as the narrator, has struck a chord on social media with its message of communal harmony, and filmmaker Milap Zaveri, who had conceptualised it, says it is great to see the

Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel will brring regions of Jammu and Kashmir closer

New Delhi, Apr 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a visit to Jammu & Kashmir to participate in the celebration of National Panchayati Raj Day at around 11:30 AM on 24 April, 2022 and address all the Gram Sabhas across

Dr Rajiv Kumar steps down as NITI Aayog's Vice Chairman

New Delhi, Apr 22: The government on Friday appointed Suman K Bery as the vice chairman of Niti Aayog, following the sudden resignation of Rajiv Kumar. Bery will take charge from May 1, 2022, an official order said. Rajiv Kumar's tenure will

Kareena Kapoor Khan faces social media ire as she features in Malabar Gold's Akshaya Tritiya ad without Bindi

New Delhi, Apr 22: Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan is facing backlash for apparently hurting Hindu sentiments in latest jewellery brand Malabar Gold new ad on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. Netizens came across the advertisement, which re....

Thursday, April 21

GMC elections: Polling underway for 57 wards

Guwahati, Apr 22: Polling for the 57 wards in the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) started on a brisk note on Friday morning. People queued up in front of the polling stations under a clear sky to elect their new councillors, as

Explained: Why there is a rise in respiratory allergy cases in Bengaluru?

Bengaluru, Apr 22: A lot of cases of respiratory allergies are being reported in Bengaluru in the last few months as people are meeting doctors complaining about respiratory allergies, itchy eyes, cough, cold, itchy throat, sinus, etc. Why There

Guru Tegh Bahadur stood like a rock in front of Aurangzeb's thinking: PM Modi

New Delhi, Apr 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India has never posed a threat to any country or society and even today the country thinks about the welfare of the whole world. Speaking at the PM

Is this the reason behind Covid-19 surge in Delhi?

New Delhi, Apr 21: Omicron sublineage BA.2.12 has been detected in a majority of the samples sequenced from Delhi in the first fortnight of April and it could be behind the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the city, sources said

Wednesday, April 20

With Khalistanis having a free run in the UK, the issue would crop up during the Johnson visit

New Delhi, Apr 21: India will seek action against the pro-Pakistan Sikh radicals operating from the United Kingdom when talks are held with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is on a two day visit to India. The Narendra Modi

UK PM Boris Johnson pens message in Sabarmati Ashram's visitors book

London, Apr 21: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited the Sabarmati Ashram, where he is expected to spend around 25 minutes in the first half of the day. During the second half, Johnson will visit the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar. {image-fq18mx....

Asaduddin Owaisi allegedly stopped by police from visiting riot-hit parts of Jahangirpuri

New Delhi, Apr 20: Lok Sabha MP and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi was allegedly stopped by the police from visiting the riot-hit parts of Jahangirpuri where the North Delhi Municipal Corporation demolished several structures on Wednesday before t....

India was under great pressure from West over Ukraine: Russian diplomat

Chennai, Apr 20: India was under tremendous pressure from the West in its geopolitical game against Russia and to isolate it following the conflict with Ukraine, a Russian diplomat said on Wednesday. Terming the idea by the West as

Tuesday, April 19

How bull dozers are razing encroachments in Delhi? See it in pics and videos

New Delhi, Apr 20: The anti-encroachment drive is underway in violence-hit Jahangirpuri area in New Delhi on Wednesday. Heavy police and paramilitary forces were deployed, even as the local mayor called it a "routine exercise". "We will provide secur....

SC stops anti-encroachment drive at violence-hit Jahangirpuri, to hear case tomorrow

New Delhi, Apr 20: Supreme court has ordered a status-quo on the demolition drive conducted by North Delhi Municipal Corporation in Jahangirpuri, Delhi. The demolition drive was started by the authorities at violence-hit Jahangirpuri on Wednesday, ev....

Centre writes to 5 states reporting surge in Covid cases, positive rate

New Delhi, Apr 19: In the wake of emerging Covid cases, the Centre on Tuesday advised Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra and Mizoram to maintain a strict watch and take pre-emptive action, if required to curb the coronavirus. As

Indian and foreign institutions will be able to offer joint degrees, twinning programmes soon

New Delhi, Apr 19: Indian and foreign higher educational institutions may soon be able to offer joint or dual degrees and twinning programmes with the University Grants Commission (UGC) approving the regulations for these programmes, according to its....

Monday, April 18

PM Modi lays foundation stone of multiple development projects at Banas Dairy Sankul

New Delhi, Apr 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit to Gujarat, inaugurated Banas Diary's new complex and potato processing plant at Diyodar in Banaskantha district on Tuesday.  Speaking at the occasion, PM Modi said tha....

Jahangirpuri violence: BJP MLA claims Pakistan link to incident

New Delhi, Apr 19: A BJP MLA has alleged that there is a Pakistan conspiracy behind the Jahangirpuri violence. BJP MLA from Loni in Uttar Pradesh, Nand Kishor Gurjar said that the Pakistan's ISI was behind the violence and they

Delhi logs 501 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, positivity rate above 7%

New Delhi, Apr 18: Delhi on Monday reported 501 fresh cases, 16 less than the previous day, according to health department data. The national capital on Sunday recorded a 4.21 per cent positivity rate. With the new cases, the city's infect....

Sonia Gandhi holds key meet, discusses party's strategy for assembly polls in Gujarat, HP

New Delhi, Apr 18: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi held crucial meeting with a select group of party colleagues to discuss the proposal of election strategist Prashant Kishor for the revival of the party and its game plan for the 2024 general electi....

Sunday, April 17

Explained: What is driving the daily COVID-19 numbers in Delhi

New Delhi, Apr 19: The number of COVID-19 cases have been increasing rapidly. In the last 24 hours, the number of cases reported was 2,183 while the death toll was at 214. This was an increase by 90 per cent when

HC was in a tearing hurry: Observations by SC while cancelling Ashish Mishra’s bail

New Delhi, Apr 18: The Supreme Court today cancelled the bail granted to Ashish Mishra, the son of union Minister Ajay Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The Bench comprising Chief Justice of India, N V Ramanna, Justices Surya

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MLA's wife found hanging at residence; suicide suspected

Mumbai, Apr 17: The wife of a local Shiv Sena MLA was found hanging at her residence in suburban Kurla here on Sunday night, with the police suspecting it to be case of suicide. The body of Rajani

Pakistan grants two months extension to India for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Islamabad, Apr 17: Pakistan on Sunday extended for two months the period for India to transport 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat and life-saving medicines as humanitarian assistance to war-torn Afghanistan via Attari-Wagah border crossing. Foreign Offi....

Saturday, April 16

Lakhimpur case: SC to deliver verdict tomorrow order on plea seeking cancellation of bail to Ashish Mishra

New Delhi, Apr 17: The Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver on Monday its order on a plea seeking cancellation of bail to Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister Ajay Mishra, in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. A bench headed by

Boris Johnson to arrive in Ahmedabad on April 21 hold 'in-depth' talks with PM Modi

New Delhi, Apr 17: Boris Johnson will become the first British Prime Minister to visit Gujarat when he lands in Ahmedabad next week for a two-day visit to India for "in-depth talks" with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, according to Downing

Violence at Hanuman Jayanti rally in Delhi, Amit Shah speaks to top cop

New Delhi, Apr 16: Violence broke out in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday as stones were pelted at a procession taken out on Hanuman Jayanti. ''A clash broke out between two communities. But we have deployed adequate forces

Hindutva is widely discussed now: RSS general secretary Hosabale

Bhopal, Apr 16: Stating that study, observation and dialogue sharpen the thought process, RSS general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Saturday said that Hindutva is currently discussed widely. He was speaking at RSS affiliated think-tank Prajna Pra....

Friday, April 15

Alliance Air no longer subsidiary of Air India; to sell tickets with ‘9I’ code

New Delhi, Apr 15: Centre-run Alliance Air said it will sell tickets with "9I" code and has shifted to its own cloud-based passenger service system (PSS) from Friday onwards. Even though parent airline Air India's control was shifted to the

Odisha: 12-year-old boy killed by friends for not letting play games on his mobile

Koraput, Apr 15: In a horrific incident, 12-year-old boy was bludgeoned to death with stones allegedly by his two friends in Odisha's Koraput district after he refused them to play video games on his mobile phone. The incident happened on

Thursday, April 14

Bengaluru school bomb threat: Cops treating case as act of cyber terror

Bengaluru, Apr 15: The Karnataka Police have registered a case under the Information Technology Act Act stating the case of sending fake bomb threat emails to 10 private schools in Bengaluru is an act of cyber terrorism. Despite it

Daughter-in-law shot at by man for serving breakfast without tea

Mumbai, Apr 15: A woman was injured when her father-in-law allegedly shot at her from his revolver at their residence in Maharashtra's Thane for apparently not serving breakfast to him, the police said today. The 42-year-old woman suffered bullet

Will mask mandate be back in Delhi? DDMA meet on Apr 20 to decide it as Covid cases sees uptick

New Delhi, Apr 14: In view of an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will hold a meeting on April 20 in which it may consider reimposing the mandatory use of face masks,

Passenger's phone catches fire mid-air on IndiGo's Dibrugarh-Delhi flight

New Delhi, Apr 14: A passenger's mobile phone caught fire mid-air on IndiGo's Dibrugarh-Delhi flight on Thursday but cabin crew doused it with the help of a fire extinguisher, said officials of aviation regulator DGCA. There was no injury

Wednesday, April 13

Perverts!! Four held for gang-raping monitor lizard

New Delhi, Apr 14: Four persons have been arrested in Maharashtra for allegedly raping a monitor lizard. The accused who are hunters allegedly entered the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve in the Sabha area at Gothane and committed the horrific crime. The

4th wave scare: Covid numbers creeping up in Delhi, Mumbai; Active cases in India rise to 11,058

New Delhi, Apr 14: India logged 1,007 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,30,39,023, while the active cases rose to 11,058, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death toll

95% of online responses to par panel oppose raising women's marriage age; 'conspiracy' suspected

New Delhi, Apr 13: Nearly 95 per cent of the email representations received by a parliamentary panel examining a bill to raise the legal age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 have opposed it, with sources in the

India also take its views on other people's human rights situation: S Jaishankar

Washington, Apr 13: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday that human rights issue was not a topic of discussion during the India US 2+2 ministerial meeting this week, as he asserted that whenever there is a discussion New Delhi

Tuesday, April 12

SC agrees to list for hearing Nawab Malik's plea seeking release from prison

New Delhi, Apr 13: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to consider listing for hearing Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik's plea seeking immediate release from prison in a money laundering case. A bench headed by Chief Justice

This Nagpur man maintains a mini bird sanctuary, to help birds survive the summer heat

Nagpur, Apr 13: Summer is here. Animal lovers will be busy setting up water bowls, baths, food to their loved visitors. Here is a man from Nagpur, who has gone a step ahead to help the birds beat the heat during

Goa Cabinet Ministers List 2022: Sawant allots portfolios to three new leaders

Panaji, Apr 12: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday allotted portfolios to newly-inducted ministers Sudin Dhavalikar, Nilkant Halarnkar and Subhash Faldesai. Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party's Dhavalikar has been given the departments of power,....

Cal HC orders transfer of Hanskhali rape case to CBI

Kolkata, Apr 12: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday ordered the handing over of the probe in the alleged rape and death of a minor girl at Hanskhali in West Bengal to CBI from the state police for ensuring a "fair

Monday, April 11

West Bengal: Polling underway for by-elections in Asansol, Ballygunge

Kolkata, Apr 12: Polling began at 7 am on Tuesday for the by-election to the Asansol Lok Sabha seat and Ballygunge assembly segment in West Bengal amid tight security arrangements, an election official said. Altogether 680 of the total

Top aide, right hand man of Nirav Modi deported from Cairo

New Delhi, Apr 12: A close aide of fugitive jeweller, Nirav Modi has been extradited from Cairo. He was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in Mumbai after being brought from Cairo. Subhash Shankar Parab (49) is said

Six run over by train in Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati, Apr 11: At least six people were run over by the Konark Express in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh late on Monday night, police said. They were passengers of a Guwahati-bound superfast express and had got down onto

Rajnath, Jaishankar meet US President Joe Biden ahead of 2+2 dialogue

New Delhi, Apr 11: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Minister Jaishankar met Joe Biden in the White House in the US on Monday ahead of the 2+2 dialogue between the two countries. "Met with US President Joe Biden at

Sunday, April 10

Punjab Congress’ Twitter handle hacked

Chandigarh, Apr 11: The official twitter handle of the Punjab unit of the Congress was hacked on Monday. The account posted over 100 tweets in a few minutes, tagging random accounts, most of whom seemed to be related to activities around digital....

WATCH: Bengal girl performs backflips in a saree with ease, internet is impressed

Kolkata, Apr 11: A woman can achieve anything if she sets her minds on. This woman by the name of Mili Sarkar from West Bengal posted a video of her doing a round of backflips while wearing a saree on her Instagram

Qutab Minar is 'Vishnu Stambh' build on a temple of Vishnu at the site: VHP leader

New Delhi, Apr 10: The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sunday claimed that the Qutab Minar was a ‘Vishnu Stambh' before some of its portions was reconstructed by a Muslim ruler and renamed as Quwwat-ul-Islam. VHP national spokesperson Vinod B....

Coronavirus is very deceptive, remain vigilant: PM Modi

New Delhi, Apr 10:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the coronavirus has not gone away and keeps resurfacing, and cautioned people not to let their guard down in the battle against the pandemic. Addressing the 14th Foundation Da....

Saturday, April 09

India reports 1,054 new Covid cases and 29 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi, Apr 10: With 1,054 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally has climbed to 4,30,35,271, while the death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 5,21,685 with 29 more fatalities, the Union health ministry said on Sunday. {image-omicron24-16....

Wordle 295 answer for today: Check Wordle hints, clues and solution for April 10

Are you a word games master? Then this game is a must for you. Wordle has a single daily solution, with all players attempting to guess the same word. The mechanics are nearly identical to the 1955 pen-and-paper game Jotto and

India Meteorological Department's Twitter account hacked

New Delhi, Apr 09: The India Meteorological Department's (IMD) Twitter account was hacked on Saturday. "Our Twitter account has been hacked, we are trying to restore it," said India Meteorological Department's Director-General Mrutyunjay Mahapa....

Pakistan Political Crisis: Supreme Court order calling for no-trust vote challenged

Islamabad, Apr 09: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Saturday filed a review petition against the Supreme Court's verdict on the Deputy Speaker's ruling over the no-trust motion in the National Assembly. Pakistan Parliament's crucial session....

Friday, April 08

When life hands you lemon you pay more: The best memes on the prices of ‘nimbus’

New Delhi, Apr 09: The prices of lemon is the talk of the town. In Delhi, a kilogram of lemon is selling at Rs 350, while in Noida it is up to Rs 280. There are various factors for the hike

Desi Money Heist: Video of man stealing money from groom’s garland

New Delhi, Apr 09: This one will sure make you laugh. In a viral video a man was spotted trying to take some money from the garland of a groom during a wedding. The video is interesting and also

Central rushes teams to Maha, Guj, Andhra, Kerala for random scrutiny of Covid death ex gratia claims

New Delhi, Apr 08: The Central Government has rushed central teams to Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh for random scrutiny of 5% claims filed for COVID-19 ex-gratia compensation in these States. This is in pursuance of Supreme Co....

20 lakh jobs in 5 years: Delhi govt unveils blueprint, department-wise targets set

New Delhi, Apr 08: The Delhi government on Friday unveiled a detailed blueprint of its five-year plan to generate 20 lakh jobs under the ‘Rozgar Budget' and set up department-wise targets to implement the AAP dispensation's ambitious scheme. I....

Thursday, April 07

Birbhum killings: Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe in TMC leader's murder

Kolkata, Apr 8: The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a CBI investigation into the murder of Trinamool Congress leader Bhadu Sheikh, in apparent retaliation to which nine persons were burnt to death in West Bengal's Birbhum district. The high cou....

RBI ups inflation target for FY23 to 5.7 pc on rising global prices amidst geo-political tensions

Mumbai, Apr 8: The Reserve Bank of India on Friday raised the retail inflation target for the current financial year to 5.7 per cent on the back of rising global prices amidst the ongoing geo-political tensions, even as it expected the

'Disappointed' with India abstention at the UN against Russia says US Congressman

Washington, Apr 7: A US Congressman on Thursday said that he is "disappointed" with India's decision to abstain from the United Nations voting on Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick from Pennsylvania told CNN in an ....

India abstains from voting in UN General Assembly to suspend Russia from Human Rights Council

United Nations, Apr 7: India on Thursday abstained in the UN General Assembly on a vote moved by the US to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council over allegations that Russian soldiers killed civilians while retreating from towns near

Wednesday, April 06

Petrol, diesel price remain unchanged: Check city wise list

New Delhi, Apr 07: The prices of petrol and diesel remained unchanged today. The prices of petrol and diesel had been hiked 14 times in 16 days. On Wednesday, petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 80 paise

World Health Day: Our initiatives have made healthcare affordable, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Apr 07: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings on World Health Day today. The PM highlighted the manner in which the Centre's initiatives have helped make healthcare affordable to everyone in the country. "I feel very

NTA NEET UG 2022 Exams on July 17: How to register

New Delhi, Apr 06: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2022 will be conducted on July 17 and the registration process began on Wednesday.  "The last date for submission of online application form is May 6. Candidates

No need to panic over 'XE covid variant' detected in Mumbai: Here is why

Mumbai, Apr 06: On a day confusion reigned supreme over detection of India's first case of XE variant of SARS-CoV-2 in Mumbai, a member of the Maharashtra government's Covid-19 task said there was no need to panic at the moment.

Tuesday, April 05

Ex-Amnesty India head Aakar Patel stopped from leaving India at Bengaluru airport

Bengaluru, Apr 6: Ex-Amnesty International India head Aakar Anil Patel on Wednesday alleged that he was stopped at the Bengaluru airport and prevented from leaving the country despite a court order allowing him to travel to the US for this specific

Karnataka girl who defied hijab ban gets honourable mention, a poem from Al Qaeda chief

New Delhi, Apr 06: Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri says that he was moved by the defiance of the Karnataka college student who took on a group of men protesting against hijab. He also composed a poem praising the

At UNSC, India unequivocally condemns Bucha killings, seeks independent probe

United Nations, Apr 05: India on Tuesday unequivocally condemned the "deeply disturbing" reports of civilian killings in the Ukrainian city of Bucha and supported the call for an independent investigation. Speaking at a meeting of the United Na....

On BJP Foundation Day, Nadda to interact with foreign envoys

New Delhi, Apr 05: In a first, BJP president J P Nadda will interact with a group of foreign envoys on the party's Foundation Day on Wednesday and apprise them of its ideology, culture and functioning. Nadda's interaction with

Monday, April 04

Before PFI, RSS and Bajrang Dal should be banned: Karnataka Congress

Bengaluru, Apr 5: The Karnataka Congress has not sought a ban on the RSS and Bajrang Dal, clarified MLA Zameer Ahmed. He said that the party leaders did ask for banning any organisations during the recent meeting with Karnataka Chief Minister Ba....

Chinese trap: When Gen. Rawat had warned Nepal about what Sri Lanka, Pak started at

New Delhi, Apr 05: Both Sri Lanka and Pakistan are in economic doldrums and the political crisis is only adding to the worse of these two nations that neighbour India. One of the main reasons for this is the Chinese debt

It’s ‘now or never’ to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees: UN climate report

New Delhi, Apr 04: Global emissions can be halved by 2030 with major transitions in the energy sector, including a substantial reduction in fossil fuel use, said an IPCC report released on Monday, highlighting that mitigation action needs to be taken....

PM Modi to visit J&K on April 24: BJP leader

Jammu, Apr 04: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu and Kashmir later this month, his first trip to the union territory since the abrogation of Article 370, a senior BJP functionary said on Monday. He will address

Sunday, April 03

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC to hear plea seeking cancellation of Ashish Mishra's bail

New Delhi, Apr 4: The Supreme Court will hear on Monday the plea challenging the grant of bail to Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister Ajay Mishra, in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that had left eight people, including four

Andhra Pradesh New Districts Names List 2022: Check out

Amaravati, Apr 4: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched 13 new districts of the state via video conferencing at Tadepalli, Guntur district. The state will now have a total of 26 districts. The state government

Saturday, April 02

Meteor shower? Blazing streak of light in sky seen from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi, Apr 02: In what appears to be a meteor shower, a gorgeous video has captured the blazing streak of light cutting through the night sky over Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Reports of people seeing these burning objects

Evicted from late father's house, Chirag sniffs `conspiracy'

Patna, April 02: Driven out of the ministerial bungalow in the national capital which had become synonymous with his late father, Chirag Paswan on Saturday played the victim card, sniffing out a conspiracy angle. Paswan alleged that a day

Friday, April 01

Burqa clad terrorists of J&K: Facing heat from forces Lashkar plans re-launch of Dukhtareen-e-Tayiba

New Delhi, Apr 02: A woman identified as Hasina Akhtar from Baramulla was arrested after she was caught on camera hurling a bomb at a CRPF camp while wearing a burqa. The police learnt that she had come in contact

XE variant of COVID-19 will be most contagious: WHO

New Delhi, Apr 02: The World Health Organisation has said that a new mutant of COVID-19 known as XE appears to be ten per cent more transmission that the Omicron variant. The BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron was the most contagious strain

Govt sends notice to Congress to vacate Chanakyapuri flat

New Delhi, Apr 01: The Directorate of Estates under the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has sent a show-cause notice to the Congress, asking it to vacate a flat in Chanakyapuri in Lutyens' Delhi, which was earlier occupied by

Kids below 12 yrs who are at high risk can be considered for COVID-19 vaccination

New Delhi, Apr 01: With many states ending Covid restrictions and some even lifting the mask mandate, Director of National Institute of Virology Dr Priya Abraham said COVID-19 vaccination can be considered for children below the age of 12 years who