Highlights: As Delhi sees rises in Covid cases, Manish Sisodia says 90% of patients at hospitals are doubly vaccinated
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Aug 16, 2022 09:44 PM IST
At 917, Delhi sees dip in daily Covid tally for 2nd straight day, reports 3 deaths; positivity rate rises to 19.20%
Delhi on Tuesday registered 917 new cases, 1,566 recoveries, and 3 deaths. The Covid positivity rate jumped to 19.20%, according to the data shared by the health department here.
Aug 16, 2022 09:17 PM IST
Teesta Setalvad moves SC seeking bail in Gujarat riots case
Social activist Teesta Setalvad has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the Gujarat riots case. A bench, led by Justice UU Lalit, will the plea of the activist arrested for allegedly fabricating evidence to frame "innocent people" in the 2002 riots cases on August 22. Read more
Aug 16, 2022 09:11 PM IST
Maha govt asks people to take part in mass singing of anthem at 11am tomorrow
The Maharashtra government has appealed to the people in the state to sing the national anthem at 11am on Wednesday as a part of the celebrations of 75 years of Independence, ANI reported.
Aug 16, 2022 09:04 PM IST
As Delhi sees rises in Covid cases, Manish Sisodia says 90% of patients at hospitals are doubly vaccinated
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said 90 per cent of Covid-19 patients at city hospitals are doubly vaccinated and only 10 per cent took a precautionary dose.
Aug 16, 2022 08:40 PM IST
On I-Day in UP, Hindu Mahasabha takes out Tiranga yatra with Godse's photographs: Reports
The Hindu Mahasabha has courted yet another controversy by taking out a Tiranga yatra with photographs of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse on Independence Day in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar. Read more
Aug 16, 2022 08:23 PM IST
People hold protest near Clock Tower against the recent killings of civilians by terrorists in Kashmir
People hold a protest near Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar) at Lal Chowk in Srinagar against the recent killings of civilians by terrorists in Kashmir.
Aug 16, 2022 07:52 PM IST
Shivamogga incident: Siddaramaiah says, Savarkar's photo placed in Muslim area instead of Tipu Sultan's potrait.
Karnataka Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah on Tuesday responded to the incident happened in Shivamogga, said BJP is doing double standard politics and asked why should they place Savarakar's photo in a Muslim area.
Aug 16, 2022 07:26 PM IST
Amit Shah holds meeting with Bihar BJP core group after Nitish Kumar expands cabinet
Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president JP Nadda held a meeting of the party's core committee at the headquarters in Delhi to Tuesday to discuss the recent political developments in Bihar and take a call on the saffron party's next course of action. Read more
Aug 16, 2022 06:39 PM IST
IIT (BHU) orders probe as clip of students dancing to Bhojpuri songs after flag hoisting draws flak
A day after students from the Indian Institute of Technology - Banaras Hindu University were caught on camera dancing to “vulgar” Bhojpuri songs moments after the national flag was hoisted on Independence Day, the university formed a probe team to look into the incident calling the act “objectionable and indecent”. Read more
Aug 16, 2022 04:09 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh: 18 people trapped in Kolua village due to rise in water level of the river
Aug 16, 2022 04:00 PM IST
China warns ‘third parties’ as vessel docks in Sri Lanka amid India's concerns
Despite concerns from India and the US about its alleged spying activities, Chinese vessel Yuan Wang 5 bristling with antennas and communication gear docked at Sri Lanka's Chinese-run port of Hambantota on Tuesday. Read more
Aug 16, 2022 03:44 PM IST
Shivamogga Clashes: Home minister meets top police officials
Karnataka home minister Araga Jnanendra held a meeting with the additional director general of police (law and order), Alok Kumar, and other senior police officials in Shivamogga a day after clashes broke out between two communities in the town over putting up banners of Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and 18th Century Mysuru ruler Tipu Sultan.
Aug 16, 2022 03:29 PM IST
Jammu & Kashmir | Mortal remains of Sunil Kumar Bhat brought to his residence in Shopian
Sunil Kumar Bhat was shot dead in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian Tuesday and his brother, Pintu Kumar was injured.
Aug 16, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Prices of Amul's Gold, Shakti and Taaza milk brands increased by ₹2 per litre
The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets its dairy products under the Amul brand, on Tuesday increased the prices of its Gold, Taaza and Shakti milk brands by ₹2 per litre.
Aug 16, 2022 01:01 PM IST
Wholesale Price Index eases to 13.93% for July compared to 15.18% last month
India's annual wholesale price-based inflation eased to 13.93% year-on-year in July from 15.18% in the previous month, government data showed on Tuesday.
Aug 16, 2022 12:31 PM IST
6 ITBP troops die as bus with over 30 security personnel meets with accident
6 ITBP troops die as bus with over 30 security personnel meets with accident in J&K; those injured being airlifted to Srinagar.
Aug 16, 2022 12:16 PM IST
Bus carrying over 30 ITBP and J&K Police personnel meet with accident
Bus carrying over 30 ITBP and J&K Police personnel headed from Chandanwari to Pahalgam meets with accident, casualties feared.
Aug 16, 2022 11:42 AM IST
Bihar cabinet expansion begins
Bihar cabinet expansion: 31 ministers - 16 from RJD - take oath days after Nitish Kumar's return to Grand Alliance.
Aug 16, 2022 10:48 AM IST
MK Stalin to arrive in Delhi today for a two-day visit
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin will arrive in Delhi today for a two-day visit. During his visit, he will call on President Droupadi Murmu, Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 17.
Aug 16, 2022 10:35 AM IST
Raju Srivastava's health improving: Personal Secy
Raju Srivastava's health condition is improving, says his Personal Secretary Garvit Narang.
Aug 16, 2022 09:59 AM IST
Markets opening bell
Markets opening bell: Sensex rises to 59,770; Nifty to 17,797.20.
Aug 16, 2022 08:50 AM IST
Former Bihar minister Subhash Singh passes away
Former Bihar Minister and BJP leader Subhash Singh passed away at the AIIMS Delhi on Tuesday morning.
Aug 16, 2022 08:45 AM IST
India Covid tally drops below 10K-mark for first time in around 2 months
India Covid tally drops below 10K-mark for first time in around 2 months with 8,813 new cases; 29 deaths in 24 hours.
Aug 16, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Chinese vessel has reached Sri Lanka port amid concerns in India
Chinese vessel has reached Sri Lanka port amid concerns in India, reports ANI, citing local media.
Aug 16, 2022 08:10 AM IST
President pays floral tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President Droupadi Murmu pays floral tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary, at Sadaiv Atal.
Aug 16, 2022 06:46 AM IST
India gifts Dornier to Sri Lanka a day ahead of Chinese vessel arrival
India on Monday gifted a Dornier reconnaissance aircraft to Sri Lanka to bolster the island nation’s capability to tackle drug trafficking and maritime security challenges, with the move coming a day ahead of a controversial visit by a Chinese research vessel. Read more
Aug 16, 2022 06:19 AM IST
Bihar govt to expand cabinet today
The Bihar cabinet expansion is scheduled to be held on August 16 with focus on a larger representation for backward classes and minorities, in line with the vote base of the two major constituents of the Grand Alliance — the Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) and Janata Dal (United) — functionaries familiar with the matter said. Read more