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Aug 11, 2021 11:18 PM IST
Taliban could take over Afghan capital in 90 days, says US
A United States defence official told news agency Reuters that Taliban fighters could isolate Afghanistan's capital in 30 days and possibly take it over in 90.
Aug 11, 2021 10:54 PM IST
Opposition spreading lies, request RS chairman to release CCTV footage, says Pralhad Joshi
Aug 11, 2021 10:17 PM IST
Badruddin Ajmal discusses Assam-Mizoram border issue with Amit Shah
Badruddin Ajmal, the chief of AIUDF, met Amit Shah on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing Assam-Mizoram border dispute. "We've demanded early intervention of home ministry for peaceful retreat of Mizo admin to maintain peace & tranquility at the inter-state border," Ajmal told news agency ANI.
Aug 11, 2021 09:33 PM IST
PM Modi to address Investors Summit in Gujarat on August 13
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing an Investors Summit on August 13 in Gujarat. This summit is being organized to invite investment for setting up vehicle scrapping infrastructure under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy, reported news agency ANI.
Aug 11, 2021 08:41 PM IST
Haven't seen women MPs attacked like they were today in last 55 yrs, says Sharad Pawar
Aug 11, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Maharashtra reports 5,560 cases of Covid-19, 163 deaths
Maharashtra recorded 5,560 cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the state-wide tally to 63,69,002. In the last 24 hours 163 deaths were also reported, taking the death toll to 134,364, as per the state health bulletin.
Aug 11, 2021 07:39 PM IST
Karnataka reports 1,826 new Covid-19 cases, 33 deaths
Karnataka reported 1,826 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total caseload of the state to 2,922,875. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 22,851. The death toll is currently at 36,881, after 33 more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hrs, as per the state health bulletin.
Aug 11, 2021 06:52 PM IST
Death toll in Kinnaur landslide rises to 10, 14 people rescued so far
Aug 11, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Lockdown to be reimposed in Maharashtra if daily requirement of oxygen surpasses 700MT
Maharastra health minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday that lockdown will be reimposed in Maharashtra if the daily requirement of oxygen for the treatment goes up to 700MT.
Aug 11, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Restaurants in Maharashtra allowed to conduct business till 10 pm from Aug 15
Maharashtra allowed restaurants and eateries to conduct business till 10pm from August 15 onwards, health minister Rajesh Tope announced on Wednesday. However, theatres, multiplexes, and places of worship will remain shut until further orders, Tope declared.
Aug 11, 2021 06:27 PM IST
Delhi court grants bail to Ashwini Upadhyay
A Delhi court granted bail to lawyer and former BJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay on Wednesday. Upadhyay, along with three others, was sent to judicial custody for two days in connection with the alleged anti-Muslim sloganeering at an event on Jantar Mantar on August 8.
Aug 11, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Death toll in Kinnaur landslide now stands at 5
Aug 11, 2021 05:24 PM IST
Govt’s efforts leading to major FDI investments in India, says PM Modi
Aug 11, 2021 05:06 PM IST
PM Modi addresses the CII Annual Session via video conferencing.
Aug 11, 2021 04:06 PM IST
2 casualties reported due to landslide in Kinnaur, 10 rescued so far
The State Emergency Operation Centre of Himachal Pradesh told news agency ANI that two individuals have lost their life in the Kinnaur landslide while 10 people have been rescued from the rubble so far. The landslide occurred on the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway in Kinnaur district on Wednesday.
Aug 11, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Cong appoints Syed Naseer Hussain, Chhaya Verma as whips in Rajya Sabha
Aug 11, 2021 03:12 PM IST
Fire breaks out in a high-rise building in Byculla
Aug 11, 2021 03:10 PM IST
4 people rescued so far, 50-60 feared trapped in Kinnaur landslide, says Himachal Pradesh CM
Aug 11, 2021 02:41 PM IST
Rescue operation hindered by falling boulders: MLA on Kinnaur landslide
The rescue operations carried out by ITBP personnel on the Peo- Shimal highway has been hampered by falling boulders Kinnaur MLA JS Negi told ANI. A bus, few cars, and trucks have been buried in the rubble due to the landslide that occurred on the Reckong Peo-Shimla highway in Kinnaur district on Wednesday, and the bus driver and another individual has been rescued so far, he added.
Aug 11, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Briton arrested in Germany accused of spying for Russia
Germany arrests a Briton in for allegedly spying for Russia, say prosecutors.
Aug 11, 2021 01:37 PM IST
'Hundreds' of Afghan soldiers surrender to Taliban near Kunduz
Hundreds of Afghan soldiers who retreated to the airport outside Kunduz after the Taliban captured the northern city at the weekend have surrendered, a local lawmaker told AFP Wednesday.
Amruddin Wali, a member of the Kunduz provincial council, said soldiers, police and uprising forces "surrendered to the Taliban with all their military gear".
Aug 11, 2021 01:00 PM IST
New Parliament building to be ready by Aug 15 next year: Om Birla
Construction of the new Parliament building is expected to be completed before August 15 next year, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.
Aug 11, 2021 12:29 PM IST
'All sacredness of House destroyed': Naidu warns of action over RS ruckus
Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that action will be taken against members of opposition parties who created ruckus during a short-duration discussion on farm issues yesterday. Read More
Aug 11, 2021 11:09 AM IST
Venkaiah Naidu to take action against Opposition MPs over house ruckus
Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to take action against Opposition MPs who created ruckus in Rajya Sabha, yesterday. Home Minister Amit Shah, Leader of the House Piyush Goyal, and other BJP MPs met Naidu over the same, this morning, news agency ANI reported citing sources.
Aug 11, 2021 11:02 AM IST
Over 4,000 injured being treated by Red Cross as violence intensifies in Afghanistan
Over 4,042 patients wounded by weapons are being treated at Red Cross-supported health facilities since August 1 in Afghanistan, the humanitarian organization informed on Tuesday.
Aug 11, 2021 10:23 AM IST
FIR against TMC's Abhishek Banerjee, other top leaders
Tripura police FIR against TMC's Abhishek Banerjee, top leaders including WB minister Bratya Basu, days after Khowai feud.
Aug 11, 2021 09:16 AM IST
DCGI allows study on mixing Covaxin & Covishield
India's Drugs Controller General of India has given nod for conducting a study on mixing Covaxin & Covishield.
Aug 11, 2021 09:00 AM IST
BMC begins issuance of local train passes
BMC begins issuance of local train passes to fully vaccinated people for whom services begin on August 15. "We're verifying vaccination certificates of people administered both doses & issuing them QR codes," ANI quoted Anil Kate of BMC, as saying.
Aug 11, 2021 08:28 AM IST
China sentences Canadian national to 11 years in jail for spying, stealing state secrets
China sentences Canadian national to 11 years in jail for spying, stealing state secrets, reports Bloomberg
Aug 11, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Isro all set to launch GISAT-1 Earth observation satellite tomorrow, countdown begins
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) informed early on Wednesday morning that countdown has begun for the launch of the GSLV-F10 EOS-03 mission. Read More
Aug 11, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Indian men & women hockey players comes to warm welcome in Amritsar
Aug 11, 2021 06:35 AM IST
Kerala to allow shops in malls to reopen from today, Covid-19 norms mandatory
Even amid a recent surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan-led state government has allowed the reopening of shops in malls starting today (i.e. Wednesday, August 11). Read More
Aug 11, 2021 06:02 AM IST
TikTok replaces Facebook from world's most downloaded app in 2020
Chinese-owned TikTok was the world's most downloaded app last year, overtaking Facebook and its messaging platforms, market tracker data shows
Aug 11, 2021 05:18 AM IST
Delhi govt aims to build 7 makeshift hospitals in next 6 months
The Delhi government will build seven makeshift hospitals with 7,000 ICU beds in the next six months to prepare for a potential third wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), state health minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.