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Nov 12, 2021 10:31 PM IST
Amit Shah offers prayers at Kaal Bhairav temple in Varanasi
Union Home Minister Amit Shah offers prayers at Kaal Bhairav temple. CM Yogi Adityanath and UP election in-charge and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also present.
Nov 12, 2021 10:01 PM IST
Two arrested in Sonipat murder case granted transit remand to Haryana Police
Two accused arrested by Special Cell in connection with Sonipat wrestler Nisha's murder case have been granted transit remand to Haryana Police by Delhi court Metropolitan Magistrate.
Nov 12, 2021 08:43 PM IST
2014 Chitrakoot gang rape case: Three convicts sentenced to life imprisonment
Three convicts, including former UP minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, have been sentenced to life imprisonment and penalised with ₹2 Lakhs each.
Nov 12, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira sent to 7-day ED custody in money laundering case
Congress leader and former Punjab MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira has been sent to 7-day ED custody in money laundering case.
Nov 12, 2021 06:26 PM IST
Austria plans lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19, reports AFP
Austria has planned lockdown for those not vaccinated against Covid-19, says chancellor as quoted by AFP.
Nov 12, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Johnson & Johnson splits into two companies; shares jump
Johnson & Johnson shares jumped after the company said it will break itself up into two public companies, one focused on drugs and medical devices, and the other on consumer products. Read full report
Nov 12, 2021 05:43 PM IST
Saudi Arabia recognises Covishield, lifts quarantine rule for those vaccinated with it
Saudi Arabia has recognised Covishield vaccine against coronavirus infection for those entering the country. The Saudi Tourism Authority stated that travellers vaccinated with Saudi-approved vaccines need not undergo institutional quarantine.
Nov 12, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Top Maoist leader Prashant Bose, who had bounty of ₹1 cr on head, held by Jharkhand Police
Top Maoist leader Prashant Bose alias Kishan Da has been held by Jharkhand Police. He has been nabbed along with his wife, Sheela Marandi - also a senior Maoist leader, police officers said. Prashant had bounty of ₹1 crore on head. The apprehended couple was being taken to Ranchi for further interrogation.
Nov 12, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Norovirus cases reported in Kerala, 11 students get infected in Wayanad
At least11 students of a veterinary college in Wayanad, Kerala, have been infected by norovirus.
Nov 12, 2021 04:33 PM IST
Union home minister Amit Shah arrives in Varanasi for pre-poll meeting
Union home minister Amit Shah has arrived in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh to chair the crucial pre-poll meeting. He is on a two-day visit to Varanasi and Purvanchal.
Nov 12, 2021 04:29 PM IST
At least 3 killed, many wounded in blast at Afghanistan mosque
At least three people have died in the blast at mosque in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, reported news agency AFP.
Nov 12, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Jammu & Kashmir: 1 terrorist held, grenade recovered in Ganderbal
One terrorist associate has been apprehended and a grenade has been recovered. Probe underway, said Ganderbal Police.
Nov 12, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Blast at mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, reports AFP
An explosion took place at a mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, news agency AFP quoted Taliban officials.
Nov 12, 2021 03:06 PM IST
Swift decision to be made regarding women Army officers seeking Permanent Commission, Centre tells SC
After the Supreme Court cautioned Army of contempt, Centre assures it'll roll out Permanent Commission option to all eligible women Army officers.
Centre tells SC that swift decision will be made within 10 days with regard to 11 women Army officers who approached SC for Permanent Commission.
Nov 12, 2021 02:10 PM IST
AAP releases first list of 10 candidates for 2022 Punjab Assembly polls
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released its first list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. It has fielded 10 of its sitting MLAs.
Nov 12, 2021 02:06 PM IST
Covaxin approved by Bahrain, announces Indian embassy
Bahrain’s National Health Regulatory Authority approves the emergency use of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin: Embassy of India, Bahrain
Nov 12, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Ex-Maharashtra HM in ED custody till November 15
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh send to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till 15th of November by a session court.
Nov 12, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Delhi govt imposes fine of ₹5 lakh on NBCC
NBCC fined ₹5 lakh for violating dust-control norms at construction site in east Delhi, says Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai.
Nov 12, 2021 01:02 PM IST
Wrestler Nisha murder case: Main accused held
Delhi Police Special Cell arrests main accused Pawan and his associate in Sonipat wrestler Nisha's murder case.
Nov 12, 2021 12:30 PM IST
CM Uddhav Thackeray's surgery successful, says Maharashtra CMO
Surgery performed on chief minister Uddhav Thackeray was successful. Following the cervical spine surgery, the chief minister is in postoperative care and is in stable condition. The surgery was performed by Dr Shekhar Bhojraj at the HN Reliance hospital in Mumbai: Maharashtra CMO
Nov 12, 2021 12:10 PM IST
Congress leader Sachin Pilot arrives at Sonia Gandhi's residence
Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot reaches interim party president Sonia Gandhi's residence in Delhi to discuss political developments in the state.
Nov 12, 2021 11:38 AM IST
SC adjourns Lakhimapur Kheri violence case to Monday on request made by UP govt
Supreme Court on the request of Uttar Pradesh government adjourns the hearing for November 15 in the case relating to the October 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri where eight persons, including four farmers, were killed during a farmers' protest.
Nov 12, 2021 11:29 AM IST
Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail
A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday sentenced detained US journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty on several charges including incitement for allegedly spreading false or inflammatory information.
Nov 12, 2021 11:26 AM IST
Home secretary Ajay Bhalla to visit Bengal, likely to meet top BSF officers
Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla will meet West Bengal chief secretary H K Dwivedi in Kolkata on Friday to discuss pending land acquisition for construction of border fence, road projects, Border Out Posts (BOPs) and Integrated Check Posts (ICPs), people familiar with the matter said. Read More
Nov 12, 2021 11:10 AM IST
Punjab govt makes Punjabi language complusary in schools
Punjabi language has been made a compulsory subject for all students from class I to X in Punjab. Schools to be fined up to ₹2 lakhs for violation. Punjabi is mandatory in offices. Also, Punjabi will be written on top of all the boards in the State, announced chief minister Charanjit S Channi on Friday.
Nov 12, 2021 10:12 AM IST
Delhi records minimum temperature of the season so far
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 12.6 degrees Celsius on Friday, a notch below normal, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The city recorded a minimum temperature of 12.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the season so far, on Thursday as well.
Nov 12, 2021 09:30 AM IST
India reports 12,516 new cases and 501 deaths
India reports 12,516 new cases and 501 deaths in the last 24 hours; Active caseload stands at 1,37,416 ( lowest in 267 days), according to the data by Union health ministry.
Nov 12, 2021 08:34 AM IST
‘Not true’: CDS refutes reports of China building villages on Indian territory
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat on Thursday refuted all rumours regarding China building its villages on Indian territory and said that there are no transgressions against the Indian “perception” of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) as of yet. Read More
Nov 12, 2021 08:09 AM IST
Covaxin demonstrates 77.8% efficacy against symptomatic Covid-19: Lancet
The Lancet peer-review confirms the efficacy analysis of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. As per phase-three clinical trials data, Covaxin demonstrates 77.8% efficacy against symptomatic Covid-19.
Nov 12, 2021 08:05 AM IST
SpaceX capsule with crew of four docks with International Space Station
A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, kicking off a six-month stay on the orbiting outpost. Read More
Nov 12, 2021 06:53 AM IST
Amit Shah in Varanasi today, to hold meetings on upcoming assembly polls
Union minister and senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah is set to visit Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on Friday ahead of the state assembly elections. During the two-day visit, Shah will attend Akhil Bharatiya Rajbhasha Sammelan in Varanasi. He will also hold meetings with BJP office-bearers including state chief minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya.
Nov 12, 2021 06:15 AM IST
Bombay HC to hear today defamation suit filed by Sameer Wankhede's father against Nawab Malik
The Bombay high court will on Friday hear out the defamation suit filed by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) zonal director Sameer Wankhede's father, Dhyandev, against Maharashtra cabinet minister Nawab Malik in connection with a series of allegations raised by the latter in a sensational drugs bust case, which had high-profile figures like Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aaryan Khan implicated weeks ago. Read More
Nov 12, 2021 05:23 AM IST
Chennai sinking in the rain
Torrential showers for the second time in five days pounded Chennai and gale force winds forced authorities to bar incoming flights for seven hours on Thursday as thousands of residents scrambled for high ground and rescue personnel waded through knee-deep water to rescue citizens. Read More