Uttar Pradesh Congress Minority Department has launched a statewide campaign from July 22 to August 12 demanding release of Dr Kafeel Khan. In the third phase of the campaign many UP Congress workers donated blood today.
We are ready to fight against oppression and injustice at every level for the release of doctor Kafeel Khan, says Shahnawaz Alam
The Air India flight (IX-1344) from Dubai carrying 174 passengers skidded during landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode . There were 6 crew members onboard, including two pilots: Air India Express
Transfer of Patna FIR to CBI in Sushant Rajput death case makes Centre a necessary and proper party to actress Rhea's plea: government to SC
Centre moves SC, seeks to make itself a party to actress Rhea Chakraborty's plea in Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Bihar reports its highest single-day spike of 3,646 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 71,794; death toll reaches 400 with 12 new fatalities: Health department's bulletin
Delhi records 1,192 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking tally to 1,42,723; death toll mounts to 4,082 with 23 more fatalities reported: Authorities.
Three people were killed after a flour mill exploded at a shop in Pharendra town here on Friday, police said.
The explosion took place when a trial of the flour mill was being conducted at the shop under Pharendra police station area for a customer, they said.
Overheating of the machine of the mobile flour mill led to the explosion, Additional Superintendent of Police Nivesh Katiyar said.
A shop worker, Diwakar, died on the spot. Two customers, Akhilesh and Dipak, both residents of Kushinagar district, succumbed to injuries at the Gorakhpur medical college, he said.
My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the landslide in Munnar, Kerala. I request the State Govt to bring those trapped to safety. I urge all the Congress workers to assist in the rescue and relief work, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
19 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mizoram today, taking the total tally to 558 so far. Number of active cases is 270 while 288 people have been discharged. No death reported in the state till date: Government of Mizoram, reports ANI.
RBI reveals the real 'Mood of the Nation': People's confidence at all time low. Fear and insecurity at all time high. Expect more bad news on the economy and jobs front, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
The UN human rights office is calling for an independent investigation into the Beirut explosion, insisting that victims' calls for accountability must be heard .
Spokesman Rupert Colville of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights cited the need for the international community to step up to help Lebanon with both a quick response and sustained engagement.
He said Lebanon is facing the triple tragedy of a socio-economic crisis, COVID-19 and the ammonium nitrate explosion" that devastated the capital on Tuesday.
Colville also called for the poor and most vulnerable to be respected as Beirut and Lebanon rebuild, and urged Lebanese leaders to overcome political stalemates and address the grievances of the population .
11 Assam Assembly employees test positive for COVID-19 ahead of session: Official
Special NIA Court rejects Assam-based peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's bail plea in anti-CAA protest case; activist to move Gauhati HC
244 new COVID-19 cases, 77 recoveries & 5 deaths reported in Puducherry today, taking the total number of cases to 4,862, including 1873 active cases, 2914 recoveries, and 75 deaths: Puducherry Health Department, reports ANI.
For the fifth consecutive day on Friday, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district.
Defence ministry spokesman Colonel Devender Anand said at about 6.30 am on Friday, Pakistan again initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Balakote sector of Poonch district.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches electric vehicle policy which aims to boost economy, create jobs and reduce pollution level.
Highest single-day spike of 1,833 cases takes Odisha's COVID- 19 tally to 42,550; 12 fatalities push its coronavirus death toll to 247: Health official.
Bombay High Court allows all persons above 65 years of age working in the entertainment industry to work on a film set. The court sets aside the state government order.
Rhea Chakraborty arrives at Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Mumbai. ED rejected her earlier request that the recording of her statement be postponed till Supreme Court hearin, reports ANI
Bombay HC quashes Maharashtra government orders restricting TV, film artistes above 65 from attending studio/ restricting TV, film artistes above 65 from attending studio/ outdoor shoots, reports ANI.
At least four persons are feared killed in a landslide at Rajamalai in Idukki district due to heavy rain for the past four days, an official said on Friday.
The Kerala official said that details of the incident are awaited, with initial reports indicating four casualties.
"The initial reports indicate that four persons are reported dead. We are on our way to the spot," said Munnar revenue official Madhu.
State Power Minister M.M. Mani, who hails from the district, said the landslide had occurred at a place where tea estate workers were staying. He said the details are awaited as the terrain is very tough at the spot.
12 deaths and 2,207 COVID positive cases reported in Telangana on 6th August. The number of Coronavirus rises to 75,257 in the state. The death toll mounts to 601: State Government, reports ANI.
The Nepal government has reported five COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, the largest single day spike in the number of fatalities.
With the new deaths, Nepal's coronavirus fatality toll has reached 65, reports Xinhua news agency.
"Five persons aged between 42 years to 72 years died of the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours," Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, told a press briefing on Thursday.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested here for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old minor girl in Paschim Vihar area, the police said.
The man, identified as Krishna, also tried to kill the girl.
The victim has been admitted to AIIMS and her condition is said to be critical as she sustained multiple injuries on the body including the skull and stomach.
Brazil has recorded 1,237 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the national death toll to 98,493.
Tests also detected 53,139 new infections, bringing the total caseload to 2,912,212, said the health ministry on Thursday, Xinhua reported.
The Chinese mainland reported 10 new imported COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,120, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 20-lakh mark with highest single-day spike of 62,538 cases.The COVID19 tally rises to 20,27,075 including 6,07,384 active cases, 13,78,106 cured/discharged/migrated & 41,585 deaths, says Ministry of Health
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 19 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 713,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
COVID tally has crossed 20 lakh but Modi government is missing, tweeted Congress MP Rahul Gandhi
In yet another attempt to increase tensions, Pakistan on Thursday opened fire with small arms and mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district, a defence officials said.
Defence Ministry spokesman, Colonel Devender Anand, said Pakistan initiated a unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing in Mendhar and Balakote sectors of Poonch
"Pakistan's firing and shelling started at 8 p.m. Indian Army is retaliating befittingly," he said.
Since the beginning of this year, Pakistan has so far violated the ceasefire over 2,720 times, killing 21 civilians and injuring 94 others.
Lives and livelihood of hundreds of border villagers living along the LoC have been thrown out of gear because of the continuing cross-border shelling.