LIVE News Updates: Kerala to withdraw cases of no serious criminal nature during Sabarimala & anti-CAA protest

Kerala govt to withdraw cases, which were not of serious criminal nature, registered during Sabarimala & anti-CAA protests: govt sources

LIVE News Updates: Kerala to withdraw cases of no serious criminal nature during Sabarimala & anti-CAA protest
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24 Feb 2021, 5:02 PM

Kerala govt to withdraw cases of no serious criminal nature during Sabarimala & anti-CAA protests

Kerala govt to withdraw cases, which were not of serious criminal nature, registered during Sabarimala & anti-CAA protests: govt sources

24 Feb 2021, 4:57 PM

Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander dies at Mohali hospital

Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander dies at Mohali hospital where he was undergoing treatment for COVID-19. He was 60

24 Feb 2021, 3:49 PM

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

Everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years and having other illnesses will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 for free at government facilities and for a charge at many private hospitals, the government said on Wednesday.

Announcing the next phase of India's vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said a proposal to this effect was approved at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"While the vaccine will be given for free at government centres, it will be available for a charge, to be decided later, at many private hospitals," the minister said at a post-Cabinet media briefing.


24 Feb 2021, 3:42 PM

Union Cabinet approves President's Rule in Puducherry

Union Cabinet approves President's Rule in Puducherry: Minister Prakash Javadekar

24 Feb 2021, 2:51 PM

Worse fate than former US President Donald Trump awaits PM Narendra Modi: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee


24 Feb 2021, 2:51 PM

CBI interrogation of TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife insult to our women: Mamata

24 Feb 2021, 2:41 PM

Mamata hits back at Modi’s ‘Tolabaz’ dig, calls BJP ‘Dhandabaz’, ‘Dangebaz’

Bengal will rule Bengal. Gujarat will not rule Bengal. Modi will not rule Bengal. 'Gundas' (miscreants) will not rule Bengal. Every time you (BJP) say that Trinamool Congress is 'Tolabaaj' but I say you (BJP) are 'dangabaaz and dhandabaaz'West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Hooghly


24 Feb 2021, 2:11 PM

England win toss, choose to bat first against India in the third Test

England win toss, choose to bat first against India in the third Test (D/N) at Narendra Modi Stadium, in Gujarat's Motera

24 Feb 2021, 2:04 PM

Two terrorists of JeM killed during Srigufwara forest, Anantnag encounter

Two terrorists of JeM killed during Srigufwara forest, Anantnag encounter. Search operation underway: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar to ANI


24 Feb 2021, 1:52 PM

UP high school student gang-raped, stabbed

In yet another shocking crime in Uttar Pradesh, a high school girl student in Mankapur Kotwali area of Gonda district was gang-raped and then stabbed by four men.

The girl was returning home from school on Tuesday evening when she was waylaid by four accused and dragged to a sugarcane field.

The four men, one of whom belongs to her village, raped her by turns and then stabbed her on the hand, warning her not to report the incident.

The girl returned to her home and informed her parents after which she lodged a complaint with the police.

24 Feb 2021, 1:45 PM

Cricketer Manoj Tiwary to join TMC today

Cricketer Manoj Tiwary to join TMC today at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's rally in Hooghly, ANI reported in a tweet


24 Feb 2021, 1:16 PM

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Narendra Modi Stadium

Gujarat: President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Narendra Modi Stadium, the world's largest cricket stadium, at Motera in Ahmedabad

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah also present

24 Feb 2021, 12:59 PM

Trading closed due to glitch, ill be restored as soon as the issue is resolved, says NSE India

All the segments have been closed at 11:40 am and will be restored as soon as the issue is resolved: NSE India


24 Feb 2021, 12:39 PM

Agricultural budget will be presented separately in Rajasthan from next year, says CM Gehlot

Agricultural budget will be presented separately in Rajasthan from next year: Gehlot in Budget speech

24 Feb 2021, 12:37 PM

Allahabad HC launches virtual court for traffic offences

The Allahabad High Court has launched a virtual court at the Allahabad district court for the disposal of the cases related to road traffic violation, Interoperable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) and Integration of Civil Court with Land Records (Bhulekh) through online mode.

The virtual court was e-inaugurated by Chief Justice Govind Mathur on Tuesday.

The ICJS has been introduced to facilitate speedy justice through data exchange between the courts, police/prosecution, jails and the forensic labs while the integration of civil court with land records will help resolve property disputes quickly.


24 Feb 2021, 12:18 PM

Nursing colleges to be opened in 25 districts, 8 already existing: Gehlot

24 Feb 2021, 11:22 AM

SC dismisses petition seeking extra attempt for UPSC candidates

Supreme Court has dismissed the petition filed by UPSC aspirants seeking extra attempt for candidates who appeared in October 2020 as their last attempt, Bar and Bench reported in tweet.


24 Feb 2021, 11:11 AM

Jaipur: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot presents state budget 2021-22 at the State Assembly

24 Feb 2021, 11:00 AM

Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag district

An encounter broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Shalgul forest area in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.

The gunfight took place after security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of a specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

"Encounter has started at Shalgul forest area of Srigufwara, Anantnag. Police and Army are on the job," police said.


24 Feb 2021, 10:55 AM

Schools, colleges shut in Maharashtra's Jalna district due to rise in COVID cases till March 31

Maharashtra | Jalna Dist Collector has ordered to shut schools, colleges, coaching classes & weekly markets in the district till Mar31, due to current COVID19 situation. Rapid Antigen test of all vegetable, fruit, newspaper vendors to be conducted periodically: Jalna SP V.Deshmukh

24 Feb 2021, 10:32 AM

Rupee gains 13 paise to 72.33 against US dollar in early trade


24 Feb 2021, 9:48 AM

Global COVID cases top 112 million: Johns Hopkins

The total number of global COVID-19 cases has topped 112 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.48 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 112,091,851 and 2,484,988 respectively.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 28,259,648 and 502,594 respectively, according to the CSSE.

24 Feb 2021, 9:48 AM

3 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram, tally rises to 4,413

Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 4,413, an official said on Wednesday.

Two cases were reported from Aizawl district and one from Lunglei district, he said.

Mizoram now has 24 active COVID-19 cases, while 4,379 people have recovered from the virus.

The coronavirus death toll in the state is 10.

The state has tested 2,28,634 samples for COVID-19 so far, including 936 on Tuesday.


24 Feb 2021, 9:47 AM

Andamans reports one new COVID-19 case

The coronavirus tally in Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,016 as one more person has tested positive for the disease in the union territory, a health department official said on Wednesday.

The new case was detected during contact tracing, he said.

The archipelago now has five active COVID-19 cases and all the patients are in the South Andaman district. The other two districts of the union territory North and Middle Andaman and Nicobar are COVID-19 free as both dont have any active coronavirus case at present.

The overall COVID situation is under control in the archipelago as the local administration has been strict to ensure that health safety protocols are followed to contain the spread of the disease, he said.

24 Feb 2021, 9:36 AM

Travellers from Maha, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, MP and Punjab to need negative corona test report to enter Delhi

Travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab will need a negative coronavirus test report to enter Delhi from 26th February till 15th March


24 Feb 2021, 9:09 AM

Rahul Gandhi arrives at Kollam's Thangassery beach to interact with fishermen

Kerala: Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi arrives at Kollam's Thangassery beach to interact with fishermen. Congress leaders KC Venugopal, Ramesh Chennithala and Mullappally Ramachandran also present with him

24 Feb 2021, 8:52 AM

Rape accused flees from police custody

One of the accused persons arrested in connection with the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in a village here, on Tuesday escaped from police custody in Allahabad.

Superintendent of Police Abhinandan said that Gulshan, an accused person along with another person was arrested on February 20 following an encounter. Gulshan got leg injury in the encounter, after which he was admitted to SRN Hospital in Allahabad. On Tuesday morning, he gave a slip to two cops posted there.


24 Feb 2021, 8:39 AM

UK records another 8,489 coronavirus cases, 548 deaths

Another 8,489 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,134,639, according to official figures released Tuesday.

The country also reported another 548 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 121,305. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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