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Aug 08, 2022 07:39 PM IST
Heavy rains wreak havoc in Arunachal, 1 killed
A woman was killed in Itanagar's Lobi-Panchali area on Monday after her house was swept away in a landslide triggered by a swollen stream amid incessant rains.
Aug 08, 2022 06:49 PM IST
Second phase of UGC-NET exam postponed
The second phase of the University Grants Commission-National Eligibility Test has been postponed and will be conducted between September 20 and 30, a top official told news agency PTI.
Aug 08, 2022 05:58 PM IST
Eknath Shinde expected to expand his council of ministers tomorrow
Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde is expected to expand his council of ministers with the induction of over a dozen ministers on Tuesday over 40 days after he was sworn in along with his deputy Devendra Fadnavis following the fall of Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.
Aug 08, 2022 05:36 PM IST
Shrikant Tyagi case: 6 cops suspended for ‘laxity’, complainant gets security
Six police officers were placed under suspension on Monday for alleged dereliction of duty in connection with a case involving Noida-based politician Shrikant Tyagi, who is accused of assaulting and abusing a woman resident at a housing society in Noida. Read more
Aug 08, 2022 03:42 PM IST
UP minister, who ‘disappeared’ with case file, gets bail after surrendering in court
Rakesh Sachan, a cabinet minister in the Yogi Adityanath government, was sentenced to one year of imprisonment with a fine of ₹1,500 in an Arms Act case after he surrendered before a court on Monday.
Aug 08, 2022 03:41 PM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to meet deputy amid buzz about differences within NDA
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to meet his deputy and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarkishore Prasad on Monday amid speculation about growing differences within Bihar’s ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government as some of the major parties have called meetings of their legislators.
Aug 08, 2022 02:44 PM IST
China announces fresh military drills around Taiwan
China on Monday held joint combat training exercises around self-governed Taiwan, focusing on anti-submarine and sea assault operations, as Beijing continued to put pressure on the island in response to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week.
Aug 08, 2022 02:42 PM IST
Rajasthan: SHO suspended after stampede kills three women at temple in Sikar
A Station House Officer (SHO) from Rajasthan Police has been suspended after a stampede broke out at a temple in Rajasthan, leaving three dead and several others injured, news agency PTI reported.
Aug 08, 2022 02:15 PM IST
AIBA terms Kapil Sibal's ‘lost hope in Indian judiciary’ statement ‘comtemptuous’
All India Bar Association (AIBA) has termed "contemptuous" the statement of former Union Minister for Law & Justice Kapil Sibal lamenting that he has lost hope in the Indian judiciary, reports ANI.
Aug 08, 2022 01:26 PM IST
Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till August 22
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut sent to judicial custody till 22nd August in connection with Patra Chawl land case.
Aug 08, 2022 01:16 PM IST
Ready to embrace JD(U) if Nitish breaks ranks with BJP, says senior RJD leader
Ready to embrace JD(U) if Nitish Kumar breaks ranks with BJP, senior RJD leader quoted as saying by PTI amid buzz over rift.
Aug 08, 2022 01:07 PM IST
Noida police announces ₹25,000 reward on arrest of absconding Shrikant Tyagi
Noida police announces ₹25,000 reward on arrest of absconding politician Shrikant Tyagi who is accused of assaulting woman, reports PTI citing officials.
Aug 08, 2022 01:06 PM IST
Youth Congress protests over inflation in Chandigarh
Youth Congress protests over inflation in Chandigarh; police uses water cannon to stop their movement to MP Kirron Kher's house.
Aug 08, 2022 12:33 PM IST
Amit Shah, Dharmendra Pradhan take part in 'Tiranga Yatra' in Cuttack
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan take part in 'Tiranga Yatra' in Cuttack.
Aug 08, 2022 12:15 PM IST
Jharkhand Congress MLA Kumar Jaimangal summoned by WB CID
Jharkhand Congress MLA Kumar Jaimangal also known as Anup Singh summoned by West Bengal CID to appear before it at Bhawani Bhavan today. Jaimangal earlier had written a letter of complaint against three Congress MLAs who were nabbed in Howrah with a huge amount of cash.
Aug 08, 2022 11:46 AM IST
3 years jail to former Coal Secretary HC Gupta in coal scam case
Rouse Avenue Court awards 3 years imprisonment to former Coal Secretary HC Gupta in a coal scam case of irregularities in the allocation of a Maharashtra coal block to a Nagpur-based private company.
Aug 08, 2022 11:26 AM IST
PM Modi marks VP Venkaiah Naidu's farewell
PM Modi marks VP Venkaiah Naidu's farewell, says it is 'an emotional moment'.
Aug 08, 2022 11:13 AM IST
Khatu Shyamji Temple stampede: Rajasthan CM announces compensation
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announces an ex-gratia of ₹5 Lakhs each for the next of kin of the deceased and an aid of ₹20,000 each for those injured in the stampede at Khatu Shyamji Temple in Sikar.
Aug 08, 2022 10:39 AM IST
NTA declares the final NTA scores for JEE (Main) - 2022
NTA declares the final NTA scores for JEE (Main) - 2022 for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.); 24 candidates received a 100 NTA Score.
Aug 08, 2022 09:53 AM IST
PM Modi on stampede at the Khatu Shyamji Temple complex in Sikar
Saddened by the loss of lives due to a stampede at the Khatu Shyamji Temple complex in Sikar, Rajasthan. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray that those who are injured recover at the earliest: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Aug 08, 2022 09:25 AM IST
India logs 16,167 new Covid cases in 24 hours
India logs 16,167 new Covid cases, 2,571 fewer than yesterday; daily positivity at 6.14%.
Aug 08, 2022 09:02 AM IST
BJP MP from Bharatpur claims car attacked by mining mafia in an attempt to kill her
BJP MP from Bharatpur, Ranjeeta Koli claims car attacked by mining mafia in an attempt to kill her, goes on a sit-in protest alleging police not paying attention, taking action.
Aug 08, 2022 08:10 AM IST
3 dead, several injured in stampede at Rajasthan temple, reports ANI
Three people have died, several injured in a stampede at Rajasthan temple, reported news agency ANI.
Aug 08, 2022 06:58 AM IST
IMD warns of heavy rainfall, flash floods in central India, west coast
Heavy rainfall of more than 200mm is likely in the next 3-4 days over parts of central India and the west coast, which could lead to flash floods at several locations, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned. Read more
Aug 08, 2022 06:08 AM IST
North Korea to convene parliament, anti-epidemic meeting after zero Covid claim
North Korea will convene two key meetings, including one to review the country's anti-epidemic policy, in coming weeks, state media said on Monday, as it claimed that no new Covid-19 cases since late July.