LIVE News Updates: Meghalaya's COVID-19 toll surpasses 1000-mark, 558 new cases detected

The COVID-19 toll in Meghalaya breached the 1000-mark on Friday as 21 more succumbed to the disease, pushing the total number of fatalities to 1,009 while 558 new cases raised the tally to 59,904

LIVE News Updates: Meghalaya's COVID-19 toll surpasses 1000-mark, 558 new cases detected
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23 Jul 2021, 8:03 PM

Meghalaya's COVID-19 toll surpasses 1000-mark, 558 new cases detected

The COVID-19 toll in Meghalaya breached the 1000-mark on Friday as 21 more succumbed to the disease, pushing the total number of fatalities to 1,009, while 558 new cases raised the tally to 59,904, a senior official said.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 7:50 PM

Japan's emperor declares Olympics Games open

Japan's emperor declares Olympics Games open, NDTV reported

23 Jul 2021, 7:15 PM

Andhra Pradesh: A flood-like situation arises in Guntur as water levels rose at Pulichintala project

Source: ANI


23 Jul 2021, 7:14 PM

LG Anil Baijal grants powers of detaining authority to Delhi Police chief till Oct 18 under National Security Act

LG Anil Baijal grants powers of detaining authority to Delhi Police chief till Oct 18 under National Security Act.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 7:13 PM

Shilpa Shetty's statement taken in porn case involving her husband, say sources

Shilpa Shetty's statement taken in porn case involving her husband, say sources, NDTV reported


23 Jul 2021, 6:31 PM

TMC MPs unanimously choose Mamata Banerjee as its parliamentary party's chairperson

TMC MPs unanimously choose Mamata Banerjee as its parliamentary party's chairperson

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 6:14 PM

30 trains cancelled, 12 diverted and 8 short-terminated due to heavy rains in Mumbai/Konkan region

30 trains cancelled, 12 trains diverted and 8 trains short-terminated due to heavy rains in Mumbai/Konkan region: Central Railway.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 6:13 PM

Kerala reports 17,518 new cases, 132 deaths

Kerala reports 17,518 new cases, 132 deaths and 11,067 recoveries today; Test positivity rate is at 13.63%: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on COVID19 situation.

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 6:13 PM

COVID-19: 5 deaths, 61 new cases in Uttar Pradesh

COVID-19: 5 deaths, 61 new cases in Uttar Pradesh

(Source: PTI)


23 Jul 2021, 6:13 PM

Raj Kundra moves Bombay HC against arrest, says films do not contain explicitly sexual acts

Businessman Raj Kundra moves Bombay High Court against arrest, says films do not contain explicitly sexual acts.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 5:49 PM

The Indian contingent led by flagbearers boxer MC Mary Kom & men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh enters Olympic Stadium in Tokyo

The Indian contingent led by flagbearers boxer MC Mary Kom & men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh enters the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

Union Youth Affairs & Sports Minister Anurag Thakur cheers for the Indian contingent from Delhi.

MoS Sports Nisith Pramanik & Olympic medallist Karnam Malleswari are also present on the occasion.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 5:38 PM

Delhi govt has given Rs 293 cr to North MCD in advance to help it disburse salaries to its employees, says Satyendar Jain

Delhi govt has given Rs 293 cr to North MCD in advance to help it disburse salaries to its employees: Minister Satyendar Jain.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 5:31 PM

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem arrested for 'Cow Dung' post, released

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem has been released from Imphal Central Jail.

This comes after the Manipur HC directed his release and said that his detention would be as much a "violation of Article 21 of the Constitution", Bar and Bench reported.


23 Jul 2021, 5:31 PM

IMD issues red alert for six rain-hit districts of Maharashtra extremely heavy showers expected

India Meteorological Department issues red alert for six rain-hit districts of Maharashtra; extremely heavy showers expected.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 5:31 PM

Schools in Andhra Pradesh to open for 2021-22 academic year on August 16

Schools in Andhra Pradesh will open for 2021-22 academic year on August 16: State govt


23 Jul 2021, 5:16 PM

Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to re-open for public viewing from August 1

Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex to re-open for public viewing from August 1.

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 5:14 PM

Opening ceremony for Tokyo Olympics begins

Tokyo 2020: Opening ceremony for pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics begins, news agency AFP reported


23 Jul 2021, 5:08 PM

Third ODI: Rain stops play in Colombo; India 147/3 in 23 overs against Sri Lanka

Third ODI: Rain stops play in Colombo; India 147/3 in 23 overs against Sri Lanka

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 5:06 PM

Railways lost 2,903 employees due to COVID-19, says Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Railways lost 2,903 employees due to COVID-19: Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw


23 Jul 2021, 4:00 PM

Twitter India chief gets relief in court, doesn't need to travel to UP to testify

Twitter India chief gets relief in court: to be treated as witness, doesn't need to travel to UP to testify, NDTV reported

23 Jul 2021, 3:39 PM

Karnataka HC holds petition filed by Manish Maheshwari challenging Section 41A notice sent to him by UP Police is maintainable

Karnataka HC holds that petition filed by Manish Maheshwari challenging Section 41A notice sent to him by UP Police is maintainable, Bar and Bench reported


23 Jul 2021, 3:36 PM

Timing of tax raids on media houses is a matter of concern, says Editors Guild

Editors Guild of India says timing of media tax raids is concerning, reported NDTV

23 Jul 2021, 3:21 PM

RS proceedings adjourned for day amid uproar by opposition parties over Pegasus snooping row

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day amid uproar by opposition parties over Pegasus snooping row.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 2:45 PM

Rain lashes parts of Bhubaneswar in Odisha

Rain lashes parts of Bhubaneswar in Odisha

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 2:45 PM

India win the toss, elect to bat first against Sri Lanka in 3rd and final ODI

SL Vs IND: India win the toss, elect to bat first against Sri Lanka in 3rd and final ODI at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo India has an unassailable lead of 2-0.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 2:20 PM

Death toll from China floods climbs to 51: local authorities, news agency AFP reports  

23 Jul 2021, 1:44 PM

Police seek 7 days custody of Raj Kundra & Ryan Thorpe till July 27

Maharashtra: Police produced Shilpa Shetty's husband & businessman Raj Kundra and Ryan Thorpe before Magistrate Court and sought 7 days further police custody, in connection with a case relating to the production of pornographic films.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 1:43 PM

ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 results to be declared tomorrow at 3 pm

ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 results to be declared tomorrow at 3 pm.

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 1:23 PM

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Amazon to prohibit 'Shein' products entry in Indian mkt

Delhi High Court issues notice to Centre and Amazon. in on a PIL seeks direction to prohibit the entry of “Shein” products in the Indian digital market through Amazon.


23 Jul 2021, 12:24 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned till July 26 amid uproar and protests over 'Pegasus Project' media report

Lok Sabha adjourned till Monday, 26th July amid uproar and protests in the House over 'Pegasus Project' media report and other issues

Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2:30 PM

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 12:09 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12.30 pm

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh requests TMC MP Santanu Sen to withdraw from the House as he has been suspended from the House - a Motion has been moved and approved. House adjourned till 12.30 pm.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 11:39 AM

TMC MP Shantanu Sen suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining part of monsoon session

TMC MP Shantanu Sen suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining part of monsoon session after motion passed in House.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 11:35 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 pm amid uproar

I'm deeply distressed by the course of events in House. Unfortunately, proceedings of the House hit a new low with papers being snatched from the Minister and torn into pieces. Such actions are clear assault on our Parliamentary democracy: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

Santanu Sen, please withdraw from House. Allow the House to function: says RS Chairman & adjourns House till 12 PM following an uproar that started during TMC MP Derek O'Brien's statement over y'day's incident TMC's Santanu Sen y'day snatched paper from hands of IT Min & tore it

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 11:24 AM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 pm amid uproar by Opposition MPs

Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 pm amid uproar in the House by Opposition MPs

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 11:01 AM

Pegasus is classified by the Israeli state as a weapon and used against terrorists: Rahul Gandhi

Pegasus is classified by the Israeli state as a weapon and that weapon is supposed to be used against terrorists. The Prime Minister and Home Minister have used this against the Indian state and against our institutions: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

PM, HM used Pegasus as weapon against India and its institutions; this is treason: Rahul Gandhi

(Source: ANI and PTI)


23 Jul 2021, 11:00 AM

We demand a sitting SC judge-led judicial probe: Congress' Shashi Tharoor on Pegasus

We've two agenda items: Citizen's data privacy & security and cybersecurity. This issue ('Pegasus Project' media report) comes under these agendas. Standing committee has right to question govt secretaries. We demand a sitting SC judge-led judicial probe: Congress' Shashi Tharoor

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 11:00 AM

SC dismisses applications filed by Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea for correction of errors in AGR calculation

Supreme Court dismisses all the applications filed by Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea seeking a direction for correction of errors in AGR (Adjusted Gross Revenue) calculation.

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 10:57 AM

Congress gives adjournment motion notice in LS over 'Pegasus'

Congress' AR Chowdhury, TN Prathapan, RSP's NK Premchandran, CPM's AM Ariff, IUML's ET Mohammed Basheer gives adjournment motion notice in LS over 'Pegasus'. Congress' Benny Behanan, AAP's Bhagwant Mann & SAD's Harsimarat Kaur Badal gives adjournment motion notices over Farm Laws

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 10:19 AM

Western Naval Command, Mumbai mobilised flood rescue teams & helicopters to provide assistance to State Admn

Based on a request received from Maharashtra Govt, the Western Naval Command, Mumbai mobilised flood rescue teams & helicopters to provide assistance to State Admn. Seven naval rescue teams departed by road for deployment to Ratnagiri & Raigad districts on 22 July from Mumbai.

Airlift of marooned personnel from Raigad district is also being undertaken. One Seaking 42C Helo from INS Shikra, Mumbai departed for rescue at Poladpur/Raigad during early morning hours today.

Additional flood rescue teams have been kept on standby, for immediate deployment, should the need arise

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 10:19 AM

CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem gives notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to suspend the business

CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem gives notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to suspend the business and discuss 'Pegasus Project' media report.

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 10:17 AM

Saddened to learn of bus accident in Moga dist in which 3 Congress workers died: Amarinder Singh

Saddened to learn of the bus accident in Moga dist in which 3 Congress workers have reportedly died & many persons are injured. Have directed DC Moga to immediately provide full medical treatment to all the injured and to send a report to the Govt: Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 10:08 AM

Congress, DMK, and Shiv Sena MPs protest against 'Pegasus Project' media report in Parliament premises

Congress, DMK, and Shiv Sena MPs protest against 'Pegasus Project' media report in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue inside Parliament premises

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 10:00 AM

Seven people died, three injured after a building collapsed in Govandi area of Mumbai

Maharashtra | Seven people died, three injured after a building collapsed in Govandi area of Mumbai. Details awaited: Mumbai Police

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 10:00 AM

India reports 35,342 new COVID-19 cases

India reports 35,342 new COVID-19 cases, 38,740 recoveries, and 483 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 9:28 AM

Sensex rises 114.51 pts to 52,951.72 in opening session

Sensex rises 114.51 pts to 52,951.72 in opening session; Nifty advances 34.85 pts to 15,858.90

(Source: PTI)


23 Jul 2021, 9:26 AM

Deependra Hooda has given suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha over farmers' agitation

Congress MP Deependra Hooda has given suspension of Business notice in Rajya Sabha over farmers' agitation

(Source: ANI)

23 Jul 2021, 9:18 AM

In view COVID pandemic, only a symbolic 'snan' will be held in Haridwar on July 24 on occasion of Guru Purnima

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and a possible third wave, only a symbolic 'snan' will be held in Haridwar on 24th July on the occasion of Guru Purnima. Only 'Shri Ganga Sabha' and 'Teerth Purohit' to participate in the snan: Haridwar District Administration

Devotees will be allowed in Haridwar if they produce a negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours, but they won't be allowed in the 'snan': Haridwar District Administration

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 9:10 AM

Maha: COVID-19 caseload of Thane rises by 305, death toll by 10

With the addition of 305 coronavirus positive cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 5,41,960, an official said on Friday.

(Source: PTI)

23 Jul 2021, 9:05 AM

A drone was shot down in Kanachak area and explosive material was recovered

Jammu and Kashmir: A drone was shot down in Kanachak area and explosive material was recovered

(Source: ANI)


23 Jul 2021, 8:57 AM

Five people died in Maharashtra's Raigad district due to landslides and floods

Five people died in Raigad district due to landslides and floods: Nidhi Chaudhary, District Collector, Raigad

(Source: ANI)

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