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Sensex rallies 749.85 points to end at 49,849.84; Nifty jumps 232.40 points to 14,761.55

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01 Mar 2021, 4:03 PM

Sensex rallies 749.85 points to end at 49,849.84

Sensex rallies 749.85 points to end at 49,849.84; Nifty jumps 232.40 points to 14,761.55

01 Mar 2021, 3:40 PM

Delhi: A person was shot at in Nagloi area today; police are investigating the matter.

01 Mar 2021, 3:40 PM

Sharad Pawar takes the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at JJ hospital in Mumbai

Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar takes the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at JJ hospital in Mumbai

01 Mar 2021, 3:39 PM

J&K Police arrest JeM terror associate

The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested a person, who was helping the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists, at Awantipora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district and recovered incriminating material from his possession, police said on Monday.

01 Mar 2021, 3:38 PM

Prashant Kishor (political strategist) has joined me as my Principal Advisor: Amarinder Singh

Prashant Kishor (political strategist) has joined me as my Principal Advisor. Look forward to working together for the betterment of the people of Punjab: Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh

01 Mar 2021, 3:38 PM

Punjab Assembly pays tributes to farmers who died during stir against farm laws

The Punjab Assembly on Monday paid tributes to the farmers who died during the ongoing agitation against the Centre's farm laws.

Several farmers who were part of the agitation against the three farm legislations had died due to varied reasons, including health issues like heart attack.

On the first day of the Budget session, the House also remembered former Union Home Minister Buta Singh, former ministers MS Gill, Major Singh Uboke, Bal Mukund Sharma and Satpal Gosain.

The House also paid tributes to noted Punjabi singer Sardool Sinkander, bhajan singer Narinder Chanchal and freedom fighters Ajit Singh, Gohal Singh Tur and Balwant Singh.

A two-minute silence was observed as a mark of respect to the departed souls.

01 Mar 2021, 3:12 PM

Police use water cannon to disperse members of Left parties protesting in Patna over education, health and employment

Police use water cannon to disperse the members and workers of Left parties who were protesting in Patna over the issues of education, health and employment. Police also baton-charged the protesters.

01 Mar 2021, 2:08 PM

Rahul Gandhi dances with students of St. Joseph's Matriculation Hr. Sec. School in Mulagumoodubn, Tamil Nadu

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi dances with students of St. Joseph's Matriculation Hr. Sec. School in Mulagumoodubn, Tamil Nadu during an interaction with them

01 Mar 2021, 2:07 PM

Nitish Kumar took his first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine today in Patna

Bihar: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took his first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine today in Patna.

01 Mar 2021, 2:07 PM

Stalin hits back at Amit Shah for 'corruption' charge; accuses BJP of siding with 'corrupt' AIADMK

DMK leader M K Stalin on Monday sought to make light of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's allegation of corruption against his party, saying it was the BJP that "stands by corruption" by aligning with the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu.

01 Mar 2021, 1:06 PM

You should give COVID19 vaccine to youngsters who have a longevity in life, says Kharge

I am above 70 years of age. You should give it (COVID19 vaccine) to youngsters who have a longevity in life as opposed to me. I merely have 10-15 more years to live: Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, when asked if he would take the vaccine jab

01 Mar 2021, 1:03 PM

Mumbai Court issued bailable warrant against Kangana Ranaut in defamation case

Mumbai court issues bailable warrant against Kangana Ranaut after she fails to appear before court in defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar.

01 Mar 2021, 12:24 PM

Vaccination will be absolutely free in Bihar, even at private hospitals, says Nitish Kumar

Vaccination will be absolutely free in the entire Bihar state. Such facility will be made available even at private hospitals, it will be facilitated by the state government: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

01 Mar 2021, 11:53 AM

47 HK activists charged with 'subversion'

Police in Hong Kong have charged 47 activists, who were arrested in January, for "conspiring to subvert state power".

01 Mar 2021, 11:42 AM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi eats palmyra palm fruit at Achangulam village road

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi eats palmyra palm fruit at Achangulam village road while going to Nagercoil.

01 Mar 2021, 11:41 AM

Chandrababu Naidu sat down in protest at Tirupati airport after he was detained

Andhra Pradesh: TDP leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu sat down in protest at Tirupati airport in Renigunta after he was detained by Renigunta police while he was going to attend election campaigning in Chittoor district.

01 Mar 2021, 11:35 AM

Telangana adds 116 fresh COVID-19 cases

Telangana recorded 116 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 2,98,923, while no fresh fatality has been reported and the death toll stood at 1,634.

01 Mar 2021, 11:28 AM

N Chandrababu Naidu detained by Renigunta police at Tirupati airport in Renigunta

Andhra Pradesh: TDP leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu detained by Renigunta police at Tirupati airport in Renigunta while he was going to attend election campaigning in Chittoor district. More details awaited.

01 Mar 2021, 11:28 AM

BJP leaders write to Kolkata PC stating about an exercise to collect photocopies of voter & Aadhar cards of Police personnel

WB: A delegation of BJP leaders write to Kolkata Police Commissioner stating that an exercise is being carried out within Police force to collect photocopies of voter & Aadhar cards of Police personnel to enable collection of postal ballot of all concerned & effect proxy votes.

01 Mar 2021, 11:26 AM

Registration and booking for appointment for COVID-19 vaccination are to be done through CoWIN portal

Registration and booking for appointment for COVID-19 vaccination are to be done through CoWIN portal: cowin.gov.in. There is no CoWIN App for beneficiary registration. The App on Play Store is for administrators only: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

01 Mar 2021, 11:06 AM

CM Palaniswami doesn't represent State, he represents what Modi wants him to do

Govt in Delhi doesn't respect Tamil culture. They've a CM who does everything they say. CM (E.K. Palaniswami) doesn't represent State, he represents what Modi wants him to do. A person who bows before only Modi can't represent Tamil Nadu: Rahul Gandhi at a roadshow in Kanyakumari

He (CM) must not let RSS insult Tamil culture. Modi says '1 nation, 1 culture, 1 history'. Is Tamil not an Indian language? Is Tamil history not Indian or is Tamil culture not Indian? As an Indian, it's my duty to protect Tamil culture: Rahul Gandhi during roadshow in Kanyakumari

01 Mar 2021, 10:57 AM

DMK is working for people irrespective of being or not being in power: DMK president MK Stalin

Within 2 months there's going to be a change in govt, that people are eagerly waiting for...We've planned to make Tamil Nadu become advanced in the next 10 yrs. DMK is working for people irrespective of being or not being in power: DMK president MK Stalin

01 Mar 2021, 10:57 AM

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

Assam: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

01 Mar 2021, 10:31 AM

Sensex soars 890.59 points, currently at 49,990.58

Sensex soars 890.59 points, currently at 49,990.58. Nifty at 14,784.50, up by 255.35 points

01 Mar 2021, 10:31 AM

Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal joins Aam Aadmi Party

Delhi: Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal joins Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of party leader Raghav Chadha

01 Mar 2021, 10:17 AM

Kerala: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives in Kanyakumari.

01 Mar 2021, 10:03 AM

Assam: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visits Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati.

01 Mar 2021, 10:03 AM

People arrive at BKC Jumbo COVID19 hospital in Mumbai to get COVID-19 vaccination

Maharashtra: People arrive at BKC Jumbo COVID19 hospital in Mumbai to get COVID-19 vaccination, as the nationwide drive to inoculate people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years with comorbidities, begins today.

For comorbidities, citizen has to produce a certificate from registered medical practitioner in which one of the enlisted comorbidities has to be verified & certified by registered medical practitioner. They have to submit it to the center & on-site registration can be done: Dean

01 Mar 2021, 10:02 AM

My client Mehul Choksi has clarified that he is Antiguan citizen, says Mehul's advocate

My client Mehul Choksi has clarified that he is very much an Antiguan citizen. His citizenship has not been revoked: Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi's advocate Vijay Aggarwal to ANI, on reports of revocation of Choksi's citizenship by an Antiguan civil court

01 Mar 2021, 9:43 AM

Sensex rallies 509 points to 49,608.97 in opening session

Sensex rallies 509 points to 49,608.97 in opening session; Nifty rises 153.15 points to 14,682.30

01 Mar 2021, 9:43 AM

Maharashtra: 668 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 4 more deaths

With the addition of 668 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has reached 2,64,918,an official said on Monday.

01 Mar 2021, 9:36 AM

JDU workers celebrate Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's 70th birthday as 'Vikas Diwas'

JDU workers celebrate Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's 70th birthday as 'Vikas Diwas' by offering prayers at Mahavir Temple near Station Golambar and distributing 'laddus', notebooks, pencils & milk among the poor in Patna

01 Mar 2021, 9:36 AM

India reports 15,510 new COVID-19 cases, 11,288 discharges and 106 deaths

01 Mar 2021, 9:18 AM

Sikkim reports 8 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 6,145

Sikkim's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 6,145 on Monday as eight more people tested positive for the infection, an official said.

01 Mar 2021, 9:17 AM

Gujarat: 2 firemen injured in blaze at Surat textile mill

Two firemen were injured in a fire that broke out in a textile mill in Gujarat's Surat city, an official said on Monday.

01 Mar 2021, 9:02 AM

A total of 21,68,58,774 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 28th February.

A total of 21,68,58,774 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 28th February. Of these, 6,27,668 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research

01 Mar 2021, 8:56 AM

Mamata Banerjee to chair election committee's meeting today at her residence in Kalighat

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee to chair election committee's meeting today at her residence in Kalighat.

01 Mar 2021, 8:56 AM

Tejashwi Yadav to meet Mamata Banerjee today in for discussion on Bengal Elections 2021

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav to meet West Bengal CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee today in Kolkata, for discussion on West Bengal Elections 2021

01 Mar 2021, 8:54 AM

Global Covid-19 cases top 114 million: Johns Hopkins

The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 114 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.53 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

01 Mar 2021, 8:53 AM

2 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 5,020

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,020 on Monday as two more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

01 Mar 2021, 8:44 AM

Nine killed, 41 injured in road accident in Nigeria

Nine people were killed and 41 others injured in a road accident involving multiple vehicles in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kano on Sunday, a local official said.

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