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Twenty-seven Naxals surrender at two places in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, saying they were impressed by rehabilitation campaign being run by police: Official

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9 Jul 2020, 8:18 PM

27 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh, saying they were impressed by rehabilitation campaign

Twenty-seven Naxals surrender at two places in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, saying they were impressed by rehabilitation campaign being run by police: Official

9 Jul 2020, 7:58 PM

Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally rises to 2,30,599 with addition of 6,875 new cases: Health dept

Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally rises to 2,30,599 with addition of 6,875 new cases; 219 deaths take toll to 9,667: Health dept

9 Jul 2020, 7:57 PM

Woman injured in firing incident near her home in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Circumstances of the incident being ascertained: Police

9 Jul 2020, 7:57 PM

US Supreme Court orders Trump financial records released to NY prosecutors

9 Jul 2020, 7:44 PM

CICSE board to announce class 10, 12 results on July 10

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) will announce class 10 and 12 board results on Friday, Board Secretary Gerry Arathoon said.

"The results of the Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) year 2020 examinations will be declared on Friday, July 10 at 3 pm. The results will be made available through the board website and SMS facility," Arathoon said on Thursday.

9 Jul 2020, 7:29 PM

Asia Cup cricket tournament postponed until June 2021 owing to COVID-19 pandemic

9 Jul 2020, 7:08 PM

Bangladesh authorities say hundreds of Rohingya refugees on a flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal will not be allowed to leave unless they agree to return home

9 Jul 2020, 6:59 PM

IIM Calcutta to start academic year in online mode from August

IIM Calcutta has announced that it will start the academic year in the online mode from August.

Starting August 2020, new as well as returning students of the flagship MBA programme will attend classes digitally from the safety of their homes, the premier institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

"As we reopen in the online mode, it is equally important that we sustain our academic rigour and preserve our unique teaching and learning experience," Director of IIM Calcutta, Prof Anju Seth said.

More such digital initiatives are in the pipeline, the statement said.

On-campus activities were suspended throughout the lockdown period, it said.

9 Jul 2020, 6:53 PM

Congress leader Sushmita Dev tests COVID positive in Assam

While former Congress Lok Sabha member Sushmita Dev has tested positive for coronavirus, the Assam government refuted the media reports that Akhil Gogoi, jailed top farmers leader, tested COVID-19 positive.

On Thursday, COVID-19 death toll rose to 24 and number of cases jumped to 14,032 in the state.

All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) chief and the party's national spokesperson Dev, daughter of former Union Minister Santosh Mohan Dev, was on Wednesday admitted to the Silchar Medical College and Hospital after she tested nCoV positive.

"I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am asymptomatic as of now," the 48-year-old Congress leader tweeted. Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra inquired about her health.

9 Jul 2020, 6:51 PM

WHO launches pandemic response review panel: Tedros

The World Health Organization, which faced fierce US criticism over its handling of the coronavirus crisis, launched an independent panel on Thursday to review its response to the pandemic

9 Jul 2020, 6:47 PM

TN COVID-19 tally touches 1.26 lakh with 4,231 fresh cases

TN COVID-19 tally touches 1.26 lakh with 4,231 fresh cases. Sixtyfive more deaths take toll to 1,765. Govt

9 Jul 2020, 6:47 PM

In talks with Chinese Foreign Minister, NSA Ajit Doval conveyed India's position on developments along LAC including in Galwan valley: MEA

9 Jul 2020, 6:40 PM

Court grants bail to 76 foreigners from 8 countries booked for attending Markaz

Court grants bail to 76 foreigners from 8 countries booked for attending Markaz by allegedly violating visa rules, govt guidelines

9 Jul 2020, 6:15 PM

TCS consolidated net profit falls 13%

TCS consolidated net profit falls 13.8 % to ₹ 7,008 crore in Q1; revenue rises marginally to ₹ 38,322 crore.

9 Jul 2020, 5:44 PM

Malaysians sought lesser punishment under plea bargain process by accepting mild charges, says lawyer

Nizamuddin Markaz: Malaysians sought lesser punishment under plea bargain process by accepting mild charges, says lawyer,.

9 Jul 2020, 5:18 PM

9 new COVID19 positive cases in Dharavi, Mumbai, 2,347 total cases

9 new COVID19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today; the total number of positive cases in the area is now 2,347 and 86 deaths: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), reported ANI

9 Jul 2020, 4:52 PM

60 years and above accounts for 53% of country’s COVID-19-linked deaths, says govt

Over 20,000 COVID-19 tests done per day in Delhi now; active cases under control despite increase in testing capabilities, said Home Ministry.

“COVID-19 situation in Delhi showed remarkable improvement; recovery rate over 72 per cent, doubling rate nearly 30 day.”

On an average India is testing more than 2.6 lakh samples per day for COVID-19, says ICMR

India's COVID-19 cases and deaths per million population is amongst the lowest in the world, said Health Ministry.

10 per cent of India's population (60 years and above) accounts for 53 pc of country's COVID-19-linked deaths, said the Ministry. COVID-19 recovered cases are 1.75 times that of active cases, says Health Ministry

9 Jul 2020, 3:50 PM

Record single day spike takes AP COVID tally to 23,814

Andhra Pradesh reported yet another record single day spike as 1,555 positive cases surfaced in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Thursday, the health officials said. The tally includes 55 returnees from outside the state. The previous single day high was recorded on Monday when 1,322 new cases were reported.

9 Jul 2020, 3:45 PM

ED attaches assets worth over ₹ 2,200 crore of Rana Kapoor and others in Yes Bank money laundering case

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth over ₹ 2,200 crore of Rana Kapoor and others in the Yes Bank money laundering case: Official.

9 Jul 2020, 3:26 PM

Bihar reports 704 new COVID-19 positive cases,13,978 total cases

Bihar reports 704 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total number of cases to 13,978. Number of recovered cases stand at 9,541: State Health Department, reported ANI

9 Jul 2020, 3:06 PM

EU-India summit on July 15 aimed at delivering concrete benefits for people in EU and India: EU officials

9 Jul 2020, 3:06 PM

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 struck 23km South-West of Champhai, Mizoram

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 struck 23km South-West of Champhai, Mizoram at 2:28 pm today: National Center for Seismolog, reported ANI

9 Jul 2020, 2:41 PM

8-day 'total lockdown' in Assam's Golaghat town from Thursday evening

The Assam government has decided to impose a "total lockdown" in Golaghat town from Thursday evening for eight days to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, an official said.

9 Jul 2020, 2:22 PM

Delhi Police ASI succumbs to COVID-19

A Delhi Police ASI on Thursday succumbed to Covid-19, a senior police officer said.

9 Jul 2020, 1:59 PM

One tower in Vasant Vihar's CBI colony declared as COVID-19 containment zone

The authorities have declared one of the towers in the CBI colony in Vasant Vihar here a COVID-19 containment zone after an agency official and his family members tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said on Thursday.

9 Jul 2020, 1:57 PM

India is ready to do whatever it can to further global good, prosperity, says PM Modi

9 Jul 2020, 1:56 PM

Aatmanirbhar Bharat not about being self-contained or closed to the world; it is about being self-sustaining, self-generating: PM

9 Jul 2020, 1:52 PM

India's pharma industry an asset not just for India but for entire world, says PM Modi citing its role in reducing cost of medicines

9 Jul 2020, 1:50 PM

India remains one of the most open economies in the world; We are laying red carpet for global investors: PM

9 Jul 2020, 1:50 PM

We are already seeing green shoots of economic recovery, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

9 Jul 2020, 1:49 PM

History has shown India has overcome every challenge, be it social or economic: PM

9 Jul 2020, 1:45 PM

Amid talks of economic revival, it is natural to link global revival and India, says PM Narendra Modi at India Global Week 2020

9 Jul 2020, 1:36 PM

Delhi High Court asks Delhi University to file an affidavit mentioning the date-sheet for final year examinations

Delhi High Court asks Delhi University to file an affidavit mentioning the date-sheet and other details for the conduct of the final year examinations, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 1:28 PM

India has one of the lowest cases per million and deaths per million, says government of India

The global comparison between the five most affected countries clearly depicted that India has one of the lowest cases per million (538) and deaths per million (15) compared the global average of 1453 and 68.7, respectively: government of India, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 1:23 PM

Priyanka Gandhi seeks CBI probe in Vikas Dubey's case

The UP government has failed completely in showing the promptness with which it should have acted in the heinous massacre of Kanpur proved to be a complete failure.

Despite the alert, the accused reached Ujjain, this not only exposes the claims of security but also indicates connivance.

No action on the three-month-old letter and the absence of 'Vikas' in the list of notorious criminals suggest that the strings of the case are deeply connected.

The UP government should get a CBI inquiry conducted into the matter and make all the facts and concerns of the protection public, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

9 Jul 2020, 1:20 PM

6 new critically key bridges in J&K thrown open for people

ix major bridges in Jammu and Kashmir constructed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) at a cost of Rs 43 crore were thrown open for the people on Thursday. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated these bridges and said that these bridges would facilitate movement of the Armed Forces in strategically important sectors and also contribute towards the overall economic growth of remote border areas.

9 Jul 2020, 1:19 PM

IIM Calcutta to start academic year in online mode from August

IIM Calcutta has announced that it will start the academic year in the online mode from August.

9 Jul 2020, 12:50 PM

Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1101 in Himachal Pradesh

Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1101 in Himachal Pradesh, active cases stand at 256. Total 821 patients have recovered so far. Death toll stands at 9: State Health Department, reported ANI

9 Jul 2020, 12:49 PM

Gangster Vikas Dubey to be brought to UP on transit remand: Police

After the arrest of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Thursday, the Uttar Pradesh police said he would be brought to the state on transit remand.

"Dubey will be brought to the state on transit remand. Our campaign against all those involved in the Kanpur case will continue till not even a single member of the Dubey gang is left," ADG, Law and Order Prashant Kumar said.

9 Jul 2020, 12:44 PM

Portion of roof collapsed in North Block, delhi

A portion of a roof at the second floor, North Block that houses the Finance Ministry, collapsed. One official received minor injuries in the incident.

In a viral video, some staffers are seen seeking cover and one person is seen seated with minor injuries.

However, the Delhi Police and Fire services department said they were not informed about the incident which took place on Wednesday afternoon.

"There is no PCR call that has been made in this regard and have no information on this." Said a senior police officer.

9 Jul 2020, 12:44 PM

Brazil with same population as UP recorded more deaths: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday compared Uttar Pradesh with Brazil and asserted that even though the Indian state has the same population as the latter, it has witnessed less deaths due to coronavirus.

9 Jul 2020, 12:35 PM

There is no community transmission in India, says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

During our discussions today, experts again stated that there is no community transmission in India. There may be some localised pockets where transmission is high but as a country, there's no community transmission: Health Min Harsh Vardhan after Group of Ministers meet, reported ANI

9 Jul 2020, 12:29 PM

11 new cases increase Arunachal COVID-19 tally to 287

Arunachal Pradesh reported 11 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, raising the state's tally of coronavirus patient to 287, a health department official said.

9 Jul 2020, 12:21 PM

Domestic cricket will only happen when travelling is safe: Sourav Ganguly

The Indian domestic season will only start when it is safe for young players to travel within the country for their Ranji Trophy matches, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said.

9 Jul 2020, 12:20 PM

Trump Jr's girlfriend reports being asymptomatic

Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top fundraiser for the US President re-election campaign, revealed that she was "asymptomatic" after she tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

9 Jul 2020, 12:19 PM

Exclusions are a 1-time measure for exams due to COVID-19, says HRD Minister

Exclusions are a 1-time measure for exams due to COVID-19. While it's easy to misconstrue exclusion of 3-4 topics like nationalism, local govt, federalism & build a concocted narrative,a wider perusal of different subjects will show that this is happening across subjects: HRD Minister, reported ANI

9 Jul 2020, 12:18 PM

There has been a lot of uninformed commentary on the exclusion of some topics from CBSE syllabus, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

There has been a lot of uninformed commentary on the exclusion of some topics from CBSE syllabus. The problem with these comments is that they resort to sensationalism by connecting topics selectively to portray a false narrative: Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union HRD Minister, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 12:18 PM

Uttar Pradesh not only checked the pace of COVID-19 spread but those infected are also recovering fast, says PM Narendra Modi

9 Jul 2020, 12:17 PM

PM Modi says Varanasi can emerge as export hub and develop as a key centre of 'Aatma Nirbhar Bharat' campaign

9 Jul 2020, 12:15 PM

PIA to resume regular UAE flights from Thursday

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will resume regular flight operations to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Thursday, but the passengers are required to get their COVID-19 tests carried out 48 hours prior to the travel date.

9 Jul 2020, 12:15 PM

Tokyo COVID-19 cases surge to highest since outbreak

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo surged to a record high of 224 on Thursday, the highest since the virus outbreak hit the Japanese capital, officials said.

9 Jul 2020, 12:14 PM

Pakistan's coronavirus cases cross 240,000-mark

Pakistan's number of coronavirus cases on Thursday crossed the 240,000-mark after 3,359 new infections were detected in the last 24 hours, while 61 people died of the disease, taking the death toll to 4,983, the health ministry said

9 Jul 2020, 12:12 PM

It doesn't matter what I say, govt is going to do what is appropriate, says Sarla Devi, mother of Vikas Dubey

His (Vikas Dubey's) in-laws are in Madhya Pradesh. He visits Ujjain Mahakal Temple every year. It doesn't matter what I say, govt is going to do what is appropriate: Sarla Devi, mother of Vikas Dubey, after his arrest in Ujjain earlier today, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 12:01 PM

Highest single-day spike of 577 cases takes Odisha's COVID-19 tally to 11,201

Highest single-day spike of 577 cases takes Odisha's COVID-19 tally to 11,201; toll rises to 52 with four more deaths: Health department.

9 Jul 2020, 11:52 AM

Surrender or arrest, asks Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has asked the Yogi Adityanath government to clarify whether Vikas Dubey had surrendered or he was arrested.

He said that the government should now make public all the call detail records of the gangster so that his links with influential people could be known to all.

Congress spokesman Surendra Rajput meanwhile questioned whether Dubey would be brought back to UP safely.

"Will he also try to run away and meet a fate similar to other?" he asked on the social media.

He said that it was the duty of the police to bring back the gangster and make him face the law of the land.

9 Jul 2020, 11:43 AM

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for Coronavirus

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for Coronavirus, says Raj Nivas statement. She was tested for COVID-19 after Raj Nivas employee was found infected with the virus.

9 Jul 2020, 11:41 AM

PM hails role of govt departments in helping people, including food distribution, during coronavirus crisis

9 Jul 2020, 11:38 AM

Pak schools should reopen in September: Education Ministers

Schools across Pakistan should be reopened in September subject to approval from the National Coordination Committee (NCC) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, provincial Education Ministers said.

9 Jul 2020, 11:37 AM

Kashi has vigorously countered the unprecedented coronavirus crisis: PM Narendra Modi tells NGO representatives of Varanasi

9 Jul 2020, 10:51 AM

Rupee rises 11 paise to 74.91 against US dollar in early trade

9 Jul 2020, 10:23 AM

US surpasses 3 million COVID-19 cases

More than three million people in the US have now tested positive for COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Over 131,000 deaths have been reported, and on Tuesday the US broke its record for most new cases reported in one day, the BBC reported on Thursday.

9 Jul 2020, 9:59 AM

India China diplomatic engagement - another round of virtual meet of the WMCC tomorrow

India China diplomatic engagement - another round of virtual meet of the WMCC (Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination) on border affairs to take place tomorrow: Sources, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 9:54 AM

Vikas Dubey, main accused in Kanpur Encounter case arrested in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

Vikas Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur Encounter case, has been arrested at a police station in Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), say UP Govt Sources, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 9:46 AM

India reports highest single-day spike of 24,879 new COVID-19 cases, 7,67,296 total cases

India reports the highest single-day spike of 24,879 new COVID-19 cases and 487 deaths in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 7,67,296 including 2,69,789 active cases, 4,76,378 cured/discharged/migrated and 2,11,29 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, reported ANI.

9 Jul 2020, 9:32 AM

Fire breaks out at logistics godown in Delhi

A huge fire broke out at a logistics godown here in Mundka on Wednesday night, officials said. At least 34 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to control the blaze.

"We received a call around 10.23 p.m. No casualties reported so far," Delhi Fire Services Director Atul Garg said.

Police personnel were also present at the spot.

9 Jul 2020, 9:32 AM

With 17 fresh cases, Agra risks another partial lockdown

Concerned over fresh COVID-19 spurt in cases after the Unlock-1, Agra district authorities have warned people to observe the ICMR guidelines and avoid crowding in markets, if they wish to avoid another lockdown.

Already the number of containment zones has risen to 76, with 1,341 total cases of Covid-19, so far. District Magistrate PN Singh has appealed to people to wear masks, observe social distancing and stay home.

9 Jul 2020, 9:31 AM

Sensex jumps 190 points to 36,519, Nifty rises 54 points to 10,760

Sensex jumps 190.57 points to 36,519.58 in opening session; Nifty rises 54.70 points to 10,760.45.

9 Jul 2020, 9:19 AM

Kartikeya, close aide of gangster Vikas Dubey, was injured in encounter and sent to hospital: UP ADG

9 Jul 2020, 9:12 AM

A total of 1,07,40,832 samples tested for COVID-19 till 8th July, says ICMR

A total of 1,07,40,832 samples tested for COVID-19 till 8th July. Of these, 2,67,061 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

9 Jul 2020, 9:11 AM

Is this the India of our dreams?, asks Rahul Gandhi

Starving family in unplanned lockdown

These girls have paid this terrible price to live.

Is this the India of our dreams?, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

9 Jul 2020, 9:06 AM

Gangster Vikas Dubey's aide Bauwa Dubey killed in encounter in Etawah

Gangster Vikas Dubey's aide Bauwa Dubey, carrying reward of Rs 50,000, killed in encounter in Etawah: SP, Etawah Akash Tomar

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