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Palghar district administration in Maharashtra issues advisory, asks farmers and officials to be prepared to tackle any possible locust infestation

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28 May 2020, 7:44 PM

Maha’s Palghar issues advisory, asks farmers, officials to be prepared for locust attack

Palghar district administration in Maharashtra issues advisory, asks farmers and officials to be prepared to tackle any possible locust infestation.

28 May 2020, 7:31 PM

Engaged with Chinese side to peacefully resolve it: MEA on Donald Trump's offer to mediate between India and China to resolve border row

28 May 2020, 7:03 PM

Delhi and Beijing continue to engage at a diplomatic level to resolve the issue peacefully: Sources

28 May 2020, 7:02 PM

Strong winds and rain hit Himachal Pradesh's Shimla

28 May 2020, 7:01 PM

India and Australia Leaders' virtual summit to be held on June 4: Sources

28 May 2020, 6:28 PM

3 Maoists killed in gun battle in Jharkhand

Three Maoist guerrillas have been killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district on Thursday, police said.

According to police, the gun battle took place between security forces and Maoists at Kentai jungle situated under Taibo police station of West Singhbhum district.

In the gun battle three Maoists including area commander of banned Maoist group, People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), were killed.

28 May 2020, 5:29 PM

NIA files charge sheet against narco-terrorist for funding terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir

NIA files charge sheet against a narco-terrorist, who was among 17 people arrested for their alleged involvement in an international drug racket operating from Pakistan and Afghanistan and funding terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

28 May 2020, 5:24 PM

Two held for looting Rs 11 lakh from ATM

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly looting more than Rs 11 lakh from an ATM machine here and a part of the stolen amount has been recovered from them, police said on Thursday.

28 May 2020, 5:24 PM

Very light rain/thunderstorm/dust storm accompanied with gusty winds forecast for Delhi NCR till 8.30pm: IMD

28 May 2020, 4:50 PM

Thunderstorm, lightning accompanied with rain are very likely to occur today during next three hours in UP

Thunderstorm&lightning accompanied with rain are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid up to 19:30 hrs. IST) at a few places over Mathura, Agra, Aligarh, Hathras, Etah, Jhansi, Mahoba, Hamirpur, Banda districts &adjoining areas: Meteorological Centre, Lucknow

28 May 2020, 4:49 PM

VAT on Petrol and Diesel revised by Govt of Puducherry. New prices to come into effect from tomorrow (May 29).

28 May 2020, 4:04 PM

Tablighi Jamaat gathering case: Delhi's Saket Court to further hear the matter on June 25

28 May 2020, 3:45 PM

Sensex rallies 595.37 pts to end at 32,200.59; Nifty spurts 175.15 pts to 9,490.10

28 May 2020, 3:37 PM

Delhi Police Crime Branch files 12 charge sheets against 541 foreign nationals in Tablighi Jamaat case

Delhi Police Crime Branch files 12 charge sheets against 541 foreign nationals, in connection with Tablighi Jamaat gathering case.

28 May 2020, 3:36 PM

Haryana sounds high alert after locust swarms attack crops in neighbouring Rajasthan.

28 May 2020, 3:00 PM

Monsoon to hit Kerala around June 1, says IMD

“The monsoon advance will be favourable during May 31 – June 4, due to the likely formation of a low pressure area over Arabian Sea, likely to favour monsoon onset over Kerala from June 1,” said IMD

28 May 2020, 2:54 PM

Wine shop employee beaten to death by four people in Punjab's Ludhiana after he refused to give them liquor: Police.

28 May 2020, 2:42 PM

Rupee settles 5 paise lower at 75.76 against US dollar

The rupee on Thursday settled 5 paise down at 75.76 against the US dollar amid escalating tension between the US and China.

Forex traders said the rupee traded in a narrow range as positive domestic equities and improving risk appetite were offset by a flare-up in US-China tensions.

At the interbank forex market, the rupee opened weak at 75.90, but pared most initial losses and finally settled at 75.76 against the US dollar, down 5 paise over its last close.

It had settled at 75.71 against the US dollar on Wednesday.

28 May 2020, 2:33 PM

NIA acted in unseemly haste in taking activist Gautam Navlakha, accused in Bhima Koregaon violence case, from Delhi to Mumbai: Delhi HC

Bhima Koregaon Matter: The Delhi High Court questions National Investigation Agency for hurriedly transferring activist and accused Gautam Navlakha to Mumbai. HC says that "frantic hurry shown by NIA in moving him from Delhi to Mumbai while this matter was pending."

28 May 2020, 2:29 PM

Fire breaks out a residential building in Delhi's Anand Vihar, seven fire tenders rushed to the spot.

A fire broke out at a residential building in east Delhi's Anand Vihar area on Thursday, officials said.

A call regarding the blaze was received at 12.27 pm, following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a senior police officer said.

The fire engulfed the second floor and a temporary structure on the rooftop of the building. It was brought under control at 1.25 pm, they added.

There was no report of injury to anyone in the fire.

28 May 2020, 1:47 PM

Ex-gram pradhan shot dead in UP

A former gram pradhan was shot dead in Faridpur village under Thariyaon police station area by unidentified assailants, police said on Thursday.

Former village head of Faridpur, Shiv Shankar Yadav (70) was sleeping outside his house on Wednesday night when unidentified assailants shot him dead, SHO, Vinod Kumar said on Thursday.

28 May 2020, 1:40 PM

Woman killed in house collapse in Uttarakhand

An elderly woman was killed in her sleep in the early hours on Thursday when her house caved in on her and her daughter sleeping nearby, officials said.

Nakti Devi (80) and her 48-year-old daughter Pitambari Devi were asleep in their house in Ghatol village when the ceiling collapsed on them at around 3 am, Devprayag SDM Sandeep Tiwari said.

28 May 2020, 12:55 PM

It's time for every Indian to speak up in one voice for our brothers & sisters struggling for survival

“It's time for every Indian to stand together & speak up in one voice. #SpeakUpIndia for our brothers & sisters struggling for survival; for those whose voice has been silenced; for those in despair & are fearful. We are India. Together we can make a difference,” tweeted Rahul Gandhi

28 May 2020, 11:43 AM

3 naxals neutralised in an encounter with CRPF & state Police in Jharkhand

Three naxals neutralised in an encounter with CRPF & state Police in West Singhbhum. The encounter broke out at 4:30 AM on Thursday

28 May 2020, 11:20 AM

Two migrants commit suicide after returning home in UP

Two migrant workers who returned a few days ago to the district committed suicide, police said on Thursday.

People close to the two deceased said that both were facing financial problems.

Suresh (22) committed suicide by hanging from a tree in his Lohara village under Mutondh police station area on Wednesday, SHO Mutondh Ramendra Tiwari said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem examination and investigations are on, the SHO said.

28 May 2020, 10:52 AM

Operation to rescue child from borewell in Telangana fails

The efforts to rescue three-year-old boy who fell into a borewell in Telangana's Medak district on Wednesday evening proved futile as he was found dead early on Thursday.

28 May 2020, 10:00 AM

Major incident of a vehicle-borne IED blast averted by Pulwama police

A vehicle-borne IED blast was averted as security forces detected a car fitted with explosives in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

The improvised explosive device (IED) was safely defused.

"A major incident of a vehicle borne #IED blast is averted by the timely input and action by #Pulwama Police, CRPF and Army," the Kashmir zone police wrote on its Twitter handle.

According to sources, a white coloured private car was flagged by security forces at a mobile vehicle check point but the driver sped away.

They said the security forces fired few shots at the car, which they found abandoned some distance away.

During checking, an IED was found fitted in the vehicle, which was later defused, the sources said.

Further details are awaited.

28 May 2020, 9:35 AM

Sensex jumps 206 points in opening session; Nifty advances 34 points

Sensex jumps 206.79 points to 31,812.01 in opening session; Nifty advances 34.70 points to 9,349.65

28 May 2020, 9:35 AM

Maharashtra govt 'stable and strong', will complete five years: NCP

The Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, which has completed six months of its formation, is stable and strong and will definitely complete its five-year term, state minister Nawab Malik said on Thursday.

28 May 2020, 9:35 AM

3-year-old boy who fell into borewell found dead in Telangana

A three-year-old boy who accidentally fell into a newly drilled open borewell in Telangana's Medak district was found dead in the early hours of Thursday, police said.

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