LIVE News Updates: Arrested Hindu Army chief Sushil Tiwari in Jantar Mantar sloganeering, says Delhi police

Delhi Police says it has arrested Sushil Tiwari (40), chief of Hindu Army, in connection with the Jantar Mantar sloganeering case

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21 Aug 2021, 7:57 PM

Arrested Hindu Army chief Sushil Tiwari in Jantar Mantar sloganeering case, says Delho police

Delhi Police says it has arrested Sushil Tiwari (40), chief of Hindu Army, in connection with the Jantar Mantar sloganeering case.

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 7:08 PM

1,350 COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths in Karnataka

Karnataka reported 1,350 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of infections to 29,37,427 and the toll to 37,123.

The day also saw 1,648 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 28,79,433.

21 Aug 2021, 6:12 PM

We increased MGNREGA budget from Rs 60,000 cr to around Rs 1 lakh cr due to COVID, says FM

If in a district, more than 25,000 migrant workers working in the informal sector return to their native place will get benefits from 16 Central schemes for employment. In 2020, we increased the MGNREGA budget from Rs 60,000 cr to around Rs 1 lakh cr due to COVID: Finance Minister.

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 5:18 PM

Today's 138.8 mm rainfall in Delhi is the 9th highest in last 62 years for August

Today's 138.8 mm rainfall in Delhi is the 9th highest in last 62 years for August and the highest after 2007 for the month: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 4:57 PM

A delegationof 10 parties to meet PM over demand for a caste census, says Nitish Kumar

A delegation, comprising a representative each from 10 parties, is going to meet PM Narendra Modi on Monday over demand for a caste census. It is the desire of the people that there must be a caste census. I hope there will be a positive discussion on this: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 3:48 PM

Metro services will begin at 6:30 am on pink line, 6 am on magenta line on Rakshabandhan

In order to facilitate those travelling for Rakshabandhan, metro services will begin at 6:30 am on pink line, 6 am on magenta line, 5:30 am on red line extension & 6 am on blue line extension tomorrow: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 3:27 PM

Indian Army soldiers deployed at the Indo-China border in East Sikkim remain on high alert to counter any threat

Indian Army soldiers deployed at the Indo-China border in East Sikkim remain on high alert to counter any threat "I am ready to protect the borders of the country from enemies in every weather. I am proud of my training and skill," says an Army soldier.

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 2:45 PM

32 injured after a bus rolled down a cliff in Solan district, HP

Himachal Pradesh | 32 people injured after a bus rolled down a cliff in Barotiwala of Nalagarh in Solan district. All injured being treated at a local hospital: State Disaster Management Authority

21 Aug 2021, 1:58 PM

ZYCOV-D is a three-dose vaccine for adults and adolescents above the age of 12: Dr Sharvil Patel, MD, Zydus Group

ZYCOV-D is a three-dose vaccine given on day zero, day 28th and then on the 56th day. This vaccine is approved for adults and adolescents above the age of 12: Dr Sharvil Patel, MD, Zydus Group.

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 1:49 PM

Efficacy of ZyCOV-D vaccine is over 66%, says Zydus Group MD Sharvil Patel

The efficacy of our COVID19 vaccine is over 66%, and its efficacy against the Delta variant is about 66%: Dr. Sharvil Patel, MD, Zydus Group.

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 1:40 PM

4.1 earthquake jolts Gujarat's Kutch

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Gujarat's Kutch district on Saturday, said the Institute of Seismology Research (ISR), Gandhinagar.

(Source: IANS)


21 Aug 2021, 1:31 PM

All Indians are safe reports Afghan media

All Indians are safe reports Afghan media, documents being processed for evacuation.

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 1:08 PM

Heavy rain leads to waterlogging, traffic jams in Gurugram

A few hours of heavy rain on Saturday caused waterlogging in Gurugram, affecting the vehicular and pedestrian movementse.

(Source: IANS)


21 Aug 2021, 1:08 PM

3 JeM terrorists killed in encounter

Three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said on Saturday.
(Source: IANS)

21 Aug 2021, 12:51 PM

150 people, awaiting evacuation reportedly kidnapped by Taliban, Taliban denies abduction

Ahmadullah Waseq, a Taliban spokesman has denied this report to a member of the Afghan media that reported kidnapping of 150 people including Indians.


21 Aug 2021, 12:41 PM

150 people including Indian citizens, awaiting evacuation reportedly kidnapped by Taliban

Multiple Afghan media outlets report kidnapping by Taliban of persons awaiting evacuation from Kabul. Among them are reported to be Indian citizens. No official confirmation of this, more details awaited

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 12:25 PM

Delhi receives highest rainfall since 2009

Delhi received the highest rainfall in a month since 2009, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday, leading to waterlogging and traffic snarls across the national capital.


(Source: IANS)


21 Aug 2021, 12:02 PM

Taliban co-founder Baradar in Kabul for talks on setting up govt

Taliban co-founder Baradar in Kabul for talks on setting up govt: official, reports AFP.

"He will be in Kabul to meet jihadi leaders and politicians for an inclusive government set-up," a senior Taliban official to AFP News Agency

21 Aug 2021, 11:45 AM

JeM terrorist Wakeel Shah, involved in the killing of BJP leader Rakesh Pandita killed

JeM terrorist Wakeel Shah, involved in the killing of BJP leader Rakesh Pandita killed in today’s encounter at Tral: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 11:21 AM

40 kg heroin along international border seized in Punjab

In a major breakthrough, the Punjab Police in a joint operation with the Border Security Force on Saturday seized 40 kg heroin along the international border with Pakistan in Amritsar district, officials said.

(Source: PTI)

21 Aug 2021, 11:05 AM

IT Department has provisionally attached the Al-Jabriya Court building at Marine Drive

Mumbai | Income-tax Department has provisionally attached the Al-Jabriya Court building at Marine Drive under the Benami Properties Act. The building was also probed by the ED in an alleged money laundering case against NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 10:43 AM

An Indian Air Force C-130J transport aircraft took off from Kabul with over 85 Indians

An Indian Air Force C-130J transport aircraft took off from Kabul with over 85 Indians. The aircraft landed in Tajikistan for refuelling. Indian government officials are helping in evacuation of Indian citizens on the ground in Kabul: Sources

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 10:29 AM

Man who had set himself ablaze in front of SC gate number D on August 16 succumbs to his injuries

Delhi | The man who had set himself ablaze in front of Supreme Court gate number D on August 16 succumbs to his injuries He and a woman had set themselves on fire in front of the Supreme Court

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 10:28 AM

IMD issue orange alert for Delhi, rain likely to continue

IMD issue orange alert for Delhi, thunderstorms, rain likely to continue

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 10:16 AM

Tree uproots at Mandi House as heavy rainfall hits the national capital

Delhi | Tree uproots at Mandi House as heavy rainfall hits the national capital, restoration work underway

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 10:16 AM

Heavy rains in the national capital cause waterlogging at Rajghat premises

Delhi | Heavy rains in the national capital cause waterlogging at Rajghat premises.

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 10:16 AM

India reports 34,457 new cases, 375 deaths in the last 24 hours

COVID19 | India reports 34,457 new cases, 375 deaths in the last 24 hours; Active caseload stands at 3,61,340; lowest in 151 days

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 10:15 AM

Commuters face difficulties in travelling through the waterlogged roads at AIIMS Flyover

Delhi | Commuters face difficulties in travelling through the waterlogged roads at AIIMS Flyover following heavy rains.

(Source: ANI)

21 Aug 2021, 9:31 AM

17 more FIRs registered by Mumbai Police against BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra over COVID protocols

Mumbai | 17 more FIRs have been registered by Mumbai Police against BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra for violation of COVID-19 protocols. A total of 36 FIRs have been registered so far.

(Source: ANI)


21 Aug 2021, 9:26 AM

Maharashtra: Missing Thane jeweller's body found in creek with hands, legs tied

The body of a 40-year-old Thane-based jeweller, who had gone missing on Sunday, has been recovered from a creek in the city with his hands and legs found to be tied with ropes, police have said.

(Source: PTI)

21 Aug 2021, 9:26 AM

Two elephants electrocuted in Assam's Baksa

Two elephants were killed after they came in contact with illegally installed electric fences in Assam's Baksa district near the Bhutan border, a forest official said on Saturday.

(Source: PTI)

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