Breaking news highlights: Delhi’s daily Covid cases dip to 1,227; positivity rate rises to 14.57%
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Aug 15, 2022 10:30 PM IST
At 1,227, Delhi’s daily Covid tally sees dip; positivity rate rises to 14.57%
Delhi on Monday saw a massive drop in its single-day Covid caseload after 1,227 people tested positive for the virus from Sunday’s 2,162 infections. However, the case positivity rate of the national capital witnessed a further rise to 14,57 per cent from yesterday’s 12.64 per cent. Fresh fatalities also increased with eight patients succumbing to Covid-19 as opposed to five on Sunday.
Aug 15, 2022 09:33 PM IST
Bihar cabinet expansion to be held tomorrow at 11.30am
The Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance government in Bihar will see its first cabinet expansion tomorrow at 11.30am.
Aug 15, 2022 09:11 PM IST
All 11 life convicts of Bilkis Bano gang-rape case walks out of jail
All 11 convicts in 2002 Bilkis Bano gang rape case who were given life imprisonment walked out of Godhra sub-jail under the remission policy of the Gujarat government, PTI reported.
Aug 15, 2022 06:15 PM IST
Section 144 imposed in Shivamogga after group tries to remove VD Savarkar's banners
Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) was imposed in Karnataka's Shivamogga city on Monday after a group of Tipu Sultan followers tried to remove VD Savarkar's banners at the Ameer Ahmad circle. The group was trying to remove Savarkar's banners to install Tipu Sultan's banners.
Aug 15, 2022 05:43 PM IST
Myanmar leader Suu Kyi sentenced to 6 more years in prison
Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to six more years in prison. A special court inside a prison compound in the capital Naypyidaw found her guilty of four corruption charges related to a charity named after her late mother, news agency Bloomberg reported. Read more.
Aug 15, 2022 02:33 PM IST
BJP, TRS workers clash in Telangana's Jangaon
Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) clashed in Jangaon during Telangana BJP President Sanjay Kumar's Praja Sangrama Yatra, news agency ANI reported.
Aug 15, 2022 02:01 PM IST
Assam to withdraw 1 lakh minor cases, announces CM on Independence Day
The Assam government will withdraw one lakh "minor cases", including many of the pending cases on charges of objectionable social media posts, announced Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma while addressing the people on the occasion of Independence Day in Guwahati.
Aug 15, 2022 12:58 PM IST
Bihar CM announced 10 lakh additional jobs from Gandhi Maidan: Tejashwi
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar announced an additional 10 lakh jobs under various arrangements, his deputy Tejashwi Yadav said on Monday. Read more
Aug 15, 2022 11:57 AM IST
Two AR jawans injured in encounter at Mon
At least two Assam Rifles (AR) personnel were reported to have been injured in a shootout Monday morning between the AR and suspected militants belonging to banned Yung Aung led Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K-YA) in Nagaland's Mon district.
Aug 15, 2022 11:48 AM IST
President Murmu pays tribute at National War Memorial
President Droupadi Murmu pays tribute at National War Memorial in Delhi.
Aug 15, 2022 11:13 AM IST
August 5 to be celebrated as Freedom from Corruption day in J&K
The administration has decided that 5th August will be celebrated as Freedom from Corruption day every year in J&K and continuous drives against corruption will be done throughout the year: J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha.
Aug 15, 2022 10:09 AM IST
INS Tarkash hoists the national flag in Brazil, South America
INS Tarkash hoists the national flag in Brazil, South America on the 76th Independence Day.
Aug 15, 2022 09:25 AM IST
Marginal rise in India's daily Covid tally with 14,917 fresh infections
Marginal rise in India's daily Covid tally with 14,917 fresh infections; 32 deaths in 24 hours.
Aug 15, 2022 07:57 AM IST
Independence Day celebrations at Red fort
Independence Day celebrations at Red fort.
Aug 15, 2022 07:38 AM IST
PM Modi addresses nation from Red Fort after unfurling tricolour
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses nation from Red Fort after unfurling tricolour.
Aug 15, 2022 07:34 AM IST
PM Modi to lead celebrations, address nation from Red Fort
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to mark India’s 75 years of freedom from British colonial rule as he leads the celebrations from the iconic Red Fort in Delhi on Monday. Read more
Aug 15, 2022 06:24 AM IST
Salman Rushdie off ventilator and 'road to recovery has begun,' agent says
Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was hospitalized on Friday with serious injuries after being repeatedly stabbed at a public appearance in New York state, is off a ventilator and his condition is improving, his agent and a son said on Sunday. Read more