Over 1,000 people evacuated from low-lying areas in Saurashtra region of Gujarat as heavy rain continues for third consecutive day: Official
A search operation was launched close to Line of Control at Maidan Nala in Uri Sector of Baramulla, today afternoon. Cache of arms comprising of 3 AK 56, 2 Pistols with magazines and ammunition was recovered: Indian Army
Kenya has declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January
6 people, including 5 NDRF personnel, test COVID-19 positive in Mizoram, tally 197, active cases 58: Official
A middle-aged couple were killed when a tree fell on the shed under which they were sleeping in Sultanpur's Rampur village, police said on Tuesday.
Ramcharan Gautam (45) and his wife (43) were sleeping under the shed when a mango tree fell on it due to heavy rainfall late on Monday night, they said.
Beijing has reported zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since the emergence of a cluster in the Chinese capital in June that prompted fears of a domestic second wave.
Bombay HC directs that University Grants Commission be made a party to PIL challenging Maharashtra govt's decision to issue degrees without holding final year exams
A fire broke out at an office of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment at the Shastri Bhawan here on Tuesday, a Delhi Fire Services official said.
No casualty was reported in the incident and the fire was brought under control within 25 minutes, he said.
The call about the fire was received around 1.30 pm and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the official said.
It is suspected that the fire started in a split air-conditioner and then engulfed a sofa in room number 253 of the ministry. The office is located on the second floor of the Shastri Bhawan, he said.
CBSE brings big respite to students, reduces syllabus for classes IX-XII: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), reported ANI
Highest spike of 1,332 new COVID-19 cases in UP, tally 29,968, active cases 9,514; toll rises to 827 with 18 more deaths: Health official.
Delhi: Journalists staged silent protest outside Press Club of India today, demanding judicial inquiry into death of a journalist who jumped off AIIMS building y'day In accordance with Union Health Min's order,a high-level committee was set up that'll submit report within 48 hrs, reported ANI
Supreme Court issues notice to Civil Aviation Ministry, DGCA on plea seeking directions to airlines to refund full amount of tickets for flights cancelled due to COVID lockdown
Considering the importance of learning achievement, it has been decided to rationalise CBSE syllabus up to 30% by retaining the core concepts: Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, reported ANI
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday cancelled two more international tournaments -- China Masters and Dutch Open -- from its revamped 2020 calender because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Krishna Holdings, a subsidiary of UltraTech Nathdwara Cement, will sell its entire 92.5 per cent stake in China's Shandong Binani Rongan Cement for around $129 million.
UltraTech Nathdwara Cement is a subsidiary of the UltraTech Cement.
The letter written in March by senior police officer Devendra Mishra, who was martyred in the Kanpur massacre, was an alarm for this brutal incident.
Today there are many reports about the letter being missing. All these facts raise a serious question on the working of the Home Department of UP, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.
32 new COVID-19 cases in Puducherry, tally 1,041, active cases 510: Health Dept
1,178 COVID-19 positive cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 21,197. Death toll rises to 252 and a total of 9745 discharged: State Command Control Room, Andhra Pradesh, reported ANI
ED files money laundering case against GVK group, MIAL to probe alleged financial irregularities in Mumbai airport operations: Officials.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted interim bail to Unitech Ltd promoter and former Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, who has been behind bars for nearly three years in the homebuyers' case.
If you look at the statistics of murders in the country, UP has been consistently on top for the last 3 years. An average of 12 murder cases occur every day.
Between 2016-2018, crimes against children increased by 24% in UP.
What has UP's Home Department and CM done other than covering these figures?
Today it is the result of this covering up that the criminals in UP are unbridled. They have the protection of power. Law and order has bowed down before them
Our committed officers and jawans are paying the price, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
A criminal carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head was killed by the police in an encounter in Bhadohi district in the wee hours of Tuesday.
In view of the epidemic, the government will release the Standard Operating Process (SOP) for film shooting in India to speed up the resumption of film production which has stalled due to COVID-19.
The government is also bringing incentives in all production including TV serial, film making, co-production, animation, gaming. These will be announced soon: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar addressing the inaugural address in 'FICCI Frame 2020', reported ANI
In yet another disturbing development, the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Mumbai has now oustripped China, where the pandemic reared its head in late 2019, according to the official data here on Tuesday.
The country's commercial capital, Mumbai currently has 4,938 COVID-19 deaths and 85,724 cases, while China has a total of 4,634 fatalities and 83,565 patients, and stands 22nd on the Worldometer.
Congress state president Ajay Kumar Lallu, Congress leader MLA Aradhana Mishra Mona, Nasimuddin Siddiqui, Alok Prasad, Tanuj Punia and many other activists arrested on the way to submit memorandum to UP Governor on law and order.
Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 10,000-mark with 571 fresh cases, toll rises to 42 as four more die: Health Department
A massive landslide on Tuesday resulted in the collapse of a National Highway which connects West Bengal with the Himalayan state of Sikkim, virtually snapping the road connectivity in the north-eastern region.
Citing the Covid induced lockdown, the Centre has asked the Supreme Court to grant it six months extra to comply with its verdict granting permanent commission to eligible women officers in the army and also making provisions for them in command posts.
In an application, the Ministry of Defence said: "The applicants have commenced the process of substantial compliance of the directions issued by this court, in earnest and in letter and spirit. However, in view of the corona pandemic and the ensuing lockdown coupled with exigencies of service, the applicant has not been able to complete the same and requires some more time to complete the entire process."
National interest is paramount. GOI's duty is to protect it.
1. Why has Status Quo Ante not been insisted on?
2. Why is China allowed to justify the murder of 20 unarmed jawans in our territory?
3. Why is there no mention of the territorial sovereignty of Galwan valley?, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
New York City, once the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, has entered phase three of reopening, but without resuming indoor dining.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that the United States is "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok: Reuters, reported ANI
Sensex surges 173.07 pts in opening session to 36,660.35; Nifty rises 39.95 pts to 10,803.60.
A pregnant 22-year-old woman, who was refused admission to the Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) till she cleared the corona test, delivered her baby while standing in queue for the test on Monday.
Former Deputy Mayor of Lucknow and senior BJP leader Abhay Seth has died of COVID-19 infection, a health official said on Tuesday.
India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 7 lakh mark with 22,252 new cases and 467 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 7,19,665 including 2,59,557 active cases, 4,39,948 cured/discharged/migrated 20,160 deaths: Ministry of Health reported ANI
US public health officials registered an additional 48 COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County, the most populated in the country, taking the total number of fatalities to 3,534.
Ten COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
Eleven new cases have taken the COVID-19 tally in Agra to 1,306, while 1,081 have been discharged upon recovery. Fortunately, no death has been reported in the past two days. The death toll remains at 90 in the Taj city.
Japan's disaster management agency says the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50 and at least a dozen others are still missing.
At least seven people were killed and several others injured in Pakistan's Karachi city in separate rain-related incidents.
One terrorist was killed and one army jawan also died in action and a policeman of the special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police was injured in an ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said.
According to details on a credible police input, an operation was launched on Monday night at Gasoo, Pulwama by the police along with local security forces unit.
While the cordon was being put around the target house, the operation party came under fire in which one police and one army jawan got injured.
The injured army jawan later succumbed to his injuries. The Police special operation group jawan has been shifted to hospital.
One terrorist has been killed so far. The operation is going on.