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Sensex rises 226.47 pts to end at 55,555.79; Nifty advances 45.95 pts to 16,496.45

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23 Aug 2021, 3:59 PM

Sensex rises 226.47 points; Nifty advances 45.95 points

Sensex rises 226.47 pts to end at 55,555.79; Nifty advances 45.95 pts to 16,496.45

23 Aug 2021, 3:22 PM

Portion of Delhi landfill collapses, no casualty reported

A portion of the Bhalswa landfill site in northwest Delhi collapsed on Monday and several shanties located nearby were reported to have been buried under the debris. However, no casualty has been reported so far, officials said.

23 Aug 2021, 2:56 PM

Indian Army promotes 5 women officers to Colonel rank

The Indian Army cleared the way for the promotion of five women officers to Colonel rank, post completion of 26 years of reckonable service.


23 Aug 2021, 1:58 PM

21 dead, 20 missing after severe floods hit Tennessee

At least 21 people died and 20 others were reported missing after severe floods hit Humphreys County in the US state of Tennessee on August 21, authorities said.

23 Aug 2021, 1:33 PM

COVID-19 third wave peak likely in October: NIDM report


23 Aug 2021, 12:47 PM

If animals, trees can be counted, so can people; caste census will be historic pro-poor measure, says Tejashwi Yadav

If animals, trees can be counted, so can people; caste census will be historic pro-poor measure: RJD's Tejashwi Yadav

23 Aug 2021, 12:47 PM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates India's first smog tower

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates India's first smog tower at Connaught Place


23 Aug 2021, 11:52 AM

5-day Monsoon session of Uttarakhand Assembly commences today

Dehradun | 5-day Monsoon session of Uttarakhand Assembly commences today. MLAs will be seated in two groups - out of the 71 MLAs, 40 will sit in the main area of the Assembly while 31 will sit in room 107, to ensure social distancing amid the COVID19 pandemic

23 Aug 2021, 10:39 AM

UP: 1 killed, 3 injured as bike crashes into police vehicle

One person was killed and three others injured when the bike they were riding hit a police vehicle head-on in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district.


23 Aug 2021, 10:34 AM

Twice resolutions have been passed in Bihar Assembly for caste census, says Tejashwi

Twice resolutions have been passed in Bihar Assembly for caste census in the state. With such a census we can get data that can help in preparing relevant benefit schemes for people from different sections of society: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in Delhi

23 Aug 2021, 10:31 AM

India reports 25,072 new COVID-19 cases

India reports 25,072 new COVID-19 cases, 44,157 recoveries and 389 deaths in the last 24 hrs, as per Health Ministry


23 Aug 2021, 9:50 AM

NIDM warns of a third COVID-19 wave peak in October

National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has warned of a third COVID-19 wave peak in October in its recent report to Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

23 Aug 2021, 9:34 AM

Sensex rallies 411.04 pts to 55,740.36 in opening session

Sensex rallies 411.04 pts to 55,740.36 in opening session; Nifty surges 109.35 pts to 16,559.85


23 Aug 2021, 9:34 AM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to meet PM over caste-based census today

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to meet PM over caste-based census today "I'm part of the delegation led by Nitish Kumar Ji that will meet PM today. On the issue of caste-based census, whatever decision the PM takes should be acceptable to us," says Bihar minister and BJP leader Janak Ram

23 Aug 2021, 9:33 AM

50,75,51,399 samples tested up to 22nd August 2021 for COVID-19

50,75,51,399 samples tested up to 22nd August 2021 for COVID-19. Of these, 12,95,160 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)


23 Aug 2021, 9:33 AM

No new COVID-19 case in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands did not record any new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours, a health official said on Monday.

23 Aug 2021, 9:31 AM

Maharashtra: Thane logs 196 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

With the addition of 196 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 5,49,596, an official said on Monday.


23 Aug 2021, 9:00 AM

146 people evacuated from Afghanistan arrive in Delhi on various flight

146 people evacuated from Afghanistan arrive in Delhi on various flights. One of them Sunil says, "We left on Aug 14. A US Embassy's flight took us to Qatar where we stayed at Army base. US Embassy spoke with Indian Embassy after which people from Indian Embassy came to take us"

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