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Head of the UP Congress minority cell, Shahnawz Alam has been granted bail by the Lucknow session court. Alam was arrested in connection with violence during a protest against CAA last year

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14 Jul 2020, 7:47 PM

Head of UP minority cell Shahnawz Alam granted bail by Lucknow session court

Head of the UP Congress minority cell, Shahnawz Alam has been granted bail by the Lucknow session court Tuesday. He will be released from the jail tomorrow. Alam was arrested in connection with violence during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Lucknow last year.

"Alam was arrested from Hazratganj area on Monday night in connection with an FIR registered at the Hazratganj police station in connection with the violent protest during an anti-CAA agitation on December 19 last year. Alam’s location was found near the violence spot," claimed Luucknow police after his arrest .

14 Jul 2020, 8:30 PM

India, European Union finalise framework agreement on cooperation in civil nuclear sector

India, European Union finalise framework agreement on cooperation in civil nuclear sector ahead of their online summit tomorrow: Officials

14 Jul 2020, 8:16 PM

Former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping nun in Kerala, tests positive for COVID-19: Health Department official

14 Jul 2020, 8:16 PM

Gujarat reports highest one-day rise of 915 COVID-19 cases taking tally to 43,723; toll at 2,071 as 14 die: Health department

14 Jul 2020, 8:16 PM

Delhi records 1,606 fresh coronavirus cases, taking tally to 1,15,346; death toll climbs to 3,446: Authorities

14 Jul 2020, 7:48 PM

COVID-19 death toll in West Bengal rises to 980 with 24 more fatalities; 1,390 fresh cases take tally to 32,838: Health department

14 Jul 2020, 7:48 PM

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rises to 2,67,665 with 6,741 fresh cases; 213 new deaths take toll to 10,695: Health department

14 Jul 2020, 7:26 PM

Iran has executed a man convicted of spying for the United States

Iran has executed a man convicted of spying for the United States by selling the CIA information on the Islamic republic's missile programme, the judiciary spokesman said.

14 Jul 2020, 7:23 PM

Nagaland reports 51 new COVID-19 cases

Nagaland reports 51 new COVID-19 cases, including 24 in Kohima, tally rises to 896: State health dept

14 Jul 2020, 7:23 PM

Identical twins from Noida score 95.8 per cent each in CBSE class 12 exams, also receive same marks in each subject

14 Jul 2020, 7:12 PM

Eight held for black marketing of COVID-19 drugs

Eight people who allegedly indulged in black marketing of emergency drugs used for COVID-19 patients were taken into custody on Tuesday.

Police seized 51 Remdesivir 100 mg injections among other drugs besides Rs 55,000, from the possession of the arrested persons who are into surgical business, medical agency and medical distributor.

14 Jul 2020, 6:47 PM

At least nine soldiers killed as fighting broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia

At least nine soldiers were killed on Tuesday as fighting broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia for a third day despite international calls for restraint

14 Jul 2020, 6:46 PM

25-year-old migrant worker dies after allegedly being bitten by snake at COVID-19 quarantine facility in Chhattisgarh's Korba district: Police

14 Jul 2020, 6:45 PM

US carries out first federal execution in 17 years: media

14 Jul 2020, 6:45 PM

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav goes into self-quarantine

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav goes into self-quarantine after party's Jammu and Kashmir unit president Ravinder Raina, who had accompanied him to residence of a slain party leader, tests COVID-19 positive

14 Jul 2020, 6:20 PM

Around 80 Metro Rail workers test positive for COVID-19: Bangalore Metro official

Around 80 workers associated with Metro Rail work test positive for COVID-19: Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited official

14 Jul 2020, 5:44 PM

UP reports 28 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,594 new cases, 39,724 total cases

UP reports 28 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,594 new cases, bringing toll to 983 and virus count to 39,724; number of active cases stands at 13,760: Health department, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 5:29 PM

Two online sessions of up to 45 minutes each for classes 1-8, says HRD's guidelines

Two online sessions of up to 45 minutes each for classes 1-8, four sessions for classes 9-12:c on appropriate screen time.

14 Jul 2020, 5:29 PM

Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi president Prakash Ambedkar demands scrapping of 'political reservation' in Lok Sabha

Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi president Prakash Ambedkar demands scrapping of 'political reservation' in Lok Sabha, Vidhan Sabha constituencies for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

14 Jul 2020, 5:29 PM

Flipkart Group raises USD 1.2 billion from Walmart, others: Statement

14 Jul 2020, 5:29 PM

Online classes for pre-primary should not be for more than 30 mins, says HRD guidelines

HRD Ministry announces guidelines for online classes by schools, recommends cap on screen time for students.

Online classes for pre-primary students should not be for more than 30 minutes: HRD Ministry guidelines

14 Jul 2020, 5:11 PM

1,916 more COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh, 33,019 total cases

The COVID-19 toll mounts to 408 in Andhra Pradesh with record 43 deaths in a day. Another 1,916 positives take coronavirus aggregate to 33,019. Government bulletin.

14 Jul 2020, 4:42 PM

National COVID-19 fatality rate is 2.6% and it is rapidly coming down: Health Ministry

14 Jul 2020, 4:37 PM

Karnataka govt orders cancellation of outpatient services for 48 hours at Apollo hospital

Karnataka govt orders cancellation of outpatient services for 48 hours at Apollo hospital in Jayanagar & Vikram hospital in Bengaluru for allegedly not admitting COVID-19 patients. Yesterday, govt served show-cause notices to hospitals over the allegations but they didn't reply, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 4:32 PM

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM seeking his intervention for release of Telugu poet Varavara Rao

Congress Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention for release of Telugu poet Varavara Rao, arrested in Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case in Maharashtra, says he can't be threat to nation at the age of 81.

14 Jul 2020, 4:31 PM

Bihar govt issues guidelines for lockdown from 16 to 31 July:

Bihar govt issues guidelines for lockdown from 16 to 31 July: Farming & construction-related activities allowed. Places of worship to remain closed. Commercial, private and govt establishments to remain closed apart from mentioned exceptions. Essential services allowed, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 4:30 PM

There are 2 Indian indigenous candidate vaccine, says ICMR

There are 2 Indian indigenous candidate vaccines. They have undergone successful toxicity studies in rats, mice and rabbits. Data was submitted to DCGI following which both these got clearance to start early phase human trials early this month: Balram Bhargava, DG-ICMR.

14 Jul 2020, 4:25 PM

Twenty-two states performing more than 140 tests per day per million of population for COVID-19: Health Ministry

14 Jul 2020, 4:25 PM

Delhi court grants bail to 150 Indonesians booked for attending Markaz by allegedly violating visa rules

14 Jul 2020, 4:25 PM

Total recovered cases of COVID-19 are about 1.8 times the number of active cases: Health ministry

14 Jul 2020, 4:24 PM

Special NIA court sends Gautam Navlakha to NIA custody till 22nd July in Bhima Koregaon case

Bhima Koregaon violence: Special NIA court sends Gautam Navlakha to NIA custody till 22nd July, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 4:24 PM

Between May 2 to May 30, number of active COVID-19 cases was more than recovered case

Between May 2 to May 30, number of active COVID-19 cases was more than recovered cases. After that, the difference between number of active & recovered cases is rising. Today, number of recovered cases is 1.8 times higher than the active cases: Rajesh Bhushan, OSD, Ministry of Health, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 4:17 PM

Worst single-day spike of 1,432 COVID-19 cases in Bihar pushes tally to 18,853

Worst single-day spike of 1,432 COVID-19 cases in Bihar pushes tally to 18,853: Health dept

14 Jul 2020, 4:15 PM

86 % of total active cases of COVID-19 are in 10 states: Health ministry

Eighty-six per cent of total active cases of COVID-19 are in 10 states: Health ministry

14 Jul 2020, 3:36 PM

Yadgir district Deputy Commissioner orders lockdown for one week in the district from July 15

Karnataka: Yadgir district Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao M orders lockdown for one week in the district, starting July 15, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 3:13 PM

Tamil Nadu CM, staff test negative for coronavirus

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has tested negative for coronavirus infection.

In a statement issued here the government said Palaniswami, all staff members and workers at his camp office have tested negative for coronavirus.

14 Jul 2020, 2:45 PM

Rupee skids 23 paise to close at 75.42 against US dollar

The Indian rupee tumbled 23 paise to settle at 75.42 (provisional) against the US dollar on Tuesday as risk appetite remained weak amid heavy selling in domestic equities and strengthening American currency.

14 Jul 2020, 2:43 PM

Over 80 labourers working on Nagavara - Gottigere lane of Namma Metro test COVID positive

Over 80 labourers working on the Nagavara - Gottigere lane of Namma Metro phase two, have tested positive for COVID-19

14 Jul 2020, 2:41 PM

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi reaches 10, Janpath to meet party president Sonia Gandhi

14 Jul 2020, 2:34 PM

HRD Ministry issues guidelines to states, UTs regarding education of migrant workers' children

The HRD Ministry on Tuesday issued guidelines to states and union territories regarding education of migrant workers' children who have returned home during the COVID-19 pandemic, asking them to ensure that their names are not struck off the school rolls.

14 Jul 2020, 2:30 PM

Low laying areas of Tiruvuru town in Krishna district have been flooded following heavy rainfall last night.

14 Jul 2020, 1:43 PM

Complete lockdown in Bihar from July 16 to July 31

Bihar has announced complete lockdown from 16 July to 31 July. During this time only emergency services will be allowed.

Corona virus infection is spreading rapidly in Bihar. In the last 24 hours, 1116 new cases and nine people died in all 38 districts of Bihar, taking the total number of people who lost their lives in the state to 134

14 Jul 2020, 1:25 PM

Greater Noida businessman 'murdered' by friends, 2 held

Two 'friends' of businessman Aditya Soni, who went missing on July 5, have been arrested for his murder over a petty issue, police said on Tuesday.

The 22--year-old victim was a resident of Greater Noida Gaur Atulayam society. The accused too are from the same residential complex.

14 Jul 2020, 1:14 PM

Priyanka clarifies, she made no request for extension, will vacate house by Aug1

If someone called you Mr Puri, I thank them for their concern, and thank you for your consideration as well but it still does not change the facts: I have made no such request, and I am making no such request. As I said, I will be vacating the house by the 1st of August as required in the eviction letter, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

14 Jul 2020, 1:07 PM

Delhi education model has made history with 98% children in govt schools passing in the Class 12 CBSE exams, says CM

Delhi education model has made history with 98 % children in our government schools passing in the Class 12 CBSE exams: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

14 Jul 2020, 12:51 PM

COVID-19 death toll in Odisha mounts to 74 with four more fatalities

COVID-19 death toll in Odisha mounts to 74 with four more fatalities; 543 fresh cases push tally to 14,280: Officials

14 Jul 2020, 12:50 PM

CBSE to announce class 10 result on July 15

14 Jul 2020, 12:26 PM

US reports nearly 60,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

he US has registered another record single-day spike of nearly 60,000 COVID-19 cases, which took the total tally over 3.36 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.

On Monday, the country registered a total of 59,222 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 3,363,056, Xinhua news agency quoted the University as saying.

14 Jul 2020, 12:24 PM

1 killed in Vizag Pharma City fire

A man died and four others were injured in a massive fire that broke out at Visakha Solvents plant at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parwada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam on Monday night.

14 Jul 2020, 12:13 PM

This baby pack of lockdown was not done for corona prevention, but for anything else, says Priyanka

The baby pack of lockdown ended yesterday and 1,664 new COVID-19 detected in UP yesterday.

It is clear that such steps are not able to prevent spread of coronavirus and testing, contact tracing is being negligent.

Or this baby pack of lockdown was not done for corona prevention, but for anything else, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

14 Jul 2020, 11:45 AM

Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting begins at Fairmont Hotel in Jaipur, Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting begins at Fairmont Hotel in Jaipur, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 11:30 AM

Positivity rate and death rate is coming down, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Positivity rate and death rate is coming down but people shouldn't be complacent. You never know, COVID-19 may surge again. Use of masks, sanitisers and washing hands is very important. Increased testing and working in unison is to credit for the betterment in situation: Delhi CM, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 11:25 AM

543 new COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha, 14,280 total cases

543 new COVID-19 positive cases and 505 recoveries have been reported in Odisha. Total number of cases now at 14,280 including 4929 active cases, 74 deaths and 9255 recoveries: State Health Department, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 11:00 AM

Of 21 named accused in Kanpur ambush, 6 killed and 4 arrested so far

Of 21 named accused in Kanpur ambush, 6 killed and 4 arrested so far. Hunt on for 11 named accused: ADG, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar

14 Jul 2020, 11:00 AM

2 rifles of UP police looted during Kanpur ambush recovered

2 rifles of UP police looted during Kanpur ambush recovered after arrest of Vikas Dubey's aide Shashikant: ADG Prashant Kumar

14 Jul 2020, 10:59 AM

Puducherry reports 63 new COVID-19 positive cases, 1,531 total cases

Puducherry reports 63 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total number of cases to 1,531 including 684 active cases and 18 deaths: Puducherry Health Department, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 10:43 AM

4-year-old found hanging from tree in UP

he body of a four-year-old boy, who had gone missing from his house in Aliganj area, have been found hanging from a tree with injury marks on his face, police said.

The body was found late on Monday, same day after he went missing.

14 Jul 2020, 10:43 AM

33 new COVID-19 positive cases in Nagaland, 878 total cases

33 new COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed today, taking the total number of cases to 878 including 538 active cases and 340 recoveries: S Pangnyu Phom, Nagaland Health Minister, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 10:41 AM

98 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths in Rajasthan, 25,034 total cases

98 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan till 10:30 am today. Total number of positive cases stand at 25,034 including 5,759 active cases and 521 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 10:40 AM

Slain gangster Vikas Dubey's aide Shashikant, accused in killing of 8 cops in Kanpur, arrested

Slain gangster Vikas Dubey's aide Shashikant, accused in killing of 8 cops in Kanpur, arrested: ADG, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar

14 Jul 2020, 10:13 AM

Post-mortem report reveals that sharp weapons and guns were used to kill the 8 policemen at Bikru village

Post-mortem report reveals that sharp weapons and guns were used to kill the 8 policemen at Bikru village on July 3. Circle Officer Devendra Mishra had four bullet injuries. Also, it reveals that all bullets were shot from point blank range, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 9:43 AM

India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 9 lakh mark with 28,498 new cases

India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 9 lakh mark with 28,498 new cases & 553 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 9,06,752 including 3,11,565 active cases, 5,71,460 cured/discharged/migrated and 23,727 deaths: Ministry of Health, reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 9:39 AM

It is fake news, says Priyanka on seeking extension for Lutyens’ bungalow

This is FAKE NEWS.

I have not made any such request to the government. As per the eviction letter handed to me on the 1st of July, I will be vacating the government accommodation at 35 Lodhi Estate by the 1st of August, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.

14 Jul 2020, 9:24 AM

Sensex falls 229 points to 36,464, Nifty drops 51 points to 10,750

Sensex falls 229.34 points to 36,464.35 in opening session; Nifty drops 51.85 pts to 10,750.85

14 Jul 2020, 9:10 AM

Delhi records 1,246 more coronavirus cases, 40 deaths

With 1,246 new coronavirus cases and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital recorded a total tally of 1,13,740 cases and 3,411 deaths as on Monday.

According to Delhi government's daily health bulletin, as many as 91,312 people have recovered, more than four times the number of active cases which stand at 19,017. A total of 1,344 patients recovered in the last 24 hours.

14 Jul 2020, 9:10 AM

1,550 new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths in Telangana

The number of COVID-19 cases in Telangana crossed 36,000 as 1,550 fresh cases were reported on Monday, officials said.

The state's tally has reached 36,221 with 12,178 active cases.

14 Jul 2020, 9:09 AM

Lockdown in 2 COVID-hit K'taka districts from Wednesday

With Covid cases spiking by the day, two districts in Karnataka -- Dakshina Kannada and Dharwad -- on Monday declared 7-day and 10-day lockdown from Wednesday till July 21 and July 24, respectively, to contain the coronavirus spread.

14 Jul 2020, 9:08 AM

11 more deaths take UK COVID-19 death toll to 44,830

Another 11 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,830, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.

14 Jul 2020, 9:08 AM

An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck Longleng District in Nagaland

An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck Longleng District in Nagaland at 8:32 am today: National Center for Seismology (NCS), reported ANI

14 Jul 2020, 8:41 AM

This week figure will cross 10,00,000 in our country, said Rahul Gandhi on COVID-19 cases

This week figure will cross 10,00,000 in our country, tweeted Rahul Gandhi in Hindi on COVID-19 cases

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