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Aug 08, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Fire breaks out at private factory in Noida sector 63
Massive fire breaks out at a private factory in Noida sector 63. At least six fire tenders rushed to spot.
Aug 08, 2021 10:21 PM IST
Soldier found dead in Rajouri garrison: Army
24-year-old soldier found dead under mysterious circumstances in Rajouri garrison. Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of death: Indian Army
Aug 08, 2021 10:03 PM IST
Number of injuries in Quetta blast rises to 13: Pakistan media
At least 13 people have now sustained injuries in the Quetta blast, reports local media.
Aug 08, 2021 09:23 PM IST
2 policemen killed in blast in Pakistan's Quetta, reports local media
Two policemen killed, at least six injured in a blast near Unity Chowk area of Quetta, reports Pakistan media.
Aug 08, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Considering relaxations for fully vaccinated people, says Thackeray
"We are considering relaxations for fully vaccinated people in the state. I have asked industries to stagger the office timings," says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray.
Aug 08, 2021 08:16 PM IST
Have urged Centre to remove 50% ceiling on reservation: Uddhav Thackeray
"We have urged the Centre to remove 50% ceiling on reservation. We have also requested prime minister Narendra Modi to avail empirical data on backward classes for OBC reservation in politics," says Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in address to state.
Aug 08, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Delhi reports 66 new Covid-19 cases; daily toll at zero
Delhi reports 66 new Covid-19 cases, 95 recoveries; no death reported in the last 24 hours.
Aug 08, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Nearly 1600 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka
Karnataka reports 1598 new Covid-19 cases, 1914 recoveries and 20 deaths. Cumulative infection tally at 2,918,525.
Aug 08, 2021 06:29 PM IST
Schools in Delhi to reopen partially from tomorrow: DDMA
Schools to partially open for class X and XII students in Delhi from August 9; students can visit their schools for admission related work including counseling/guidance and practical activities related to board exams: Delhi Disaster Management Authority
Aug 08, 2021 06:17 PM IST
U'khand appoints India hockey player as ambassador
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami announces India hockey player Vandana Kataria, who hails from state, will be the brand ambassador of its Department of Women Empowerment and Child Development.
Aug 08, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Assam CM to meet PM Modi tomorrow to discuss dispute with Mizoram
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and state BJP MPs to meet PM Modi on Monday to discuss border dispute with Mizoram.
Aug 08, 2021 05:33 PM IST
2050 new Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh reports 2050 new Covid-19 cases, 2458 recoveries and 18 deaths. Recovery count at 1,948,828, while active cases and deaths at 19,949 and 13,531 respectively.
Aug 08, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Shops in Pune to open till 8pm six days a week from Monday
Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar announces shops in Pune can open till 8pm six days a week, from Monday. Hotels and Restaurants have been allowed dine-in facility till 10 pm on all days.
Aug 08, 2021 04:22 PM IST
Haryana allows bars, gyms restaurants to open at 50% capacity
Haryana extends Covid-19 lockdown till August 23; restaurants, bars, gyms and spas allowed to open with 50% capacity.
Aug 08, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Iran records grim milestone of 500 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hrs
Aug 08, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Fire breaks out at a godown in Delhi's Peeragarhi Chowk area
Aug 08, 2021 02:05 PM IST
Russia reports 22,866 new Covid-19 cases, 787 deaths
Russia reported 22,866 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 2,761 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 6,447,750 since the pandemic began.
Aug 08, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Covishield, Covaxin mix can give better results, says ICMR
The Indian Council of Medical Research has revealed that a mix of Covishield and Covaxin, the two main vaccines of India's Covid vaccination programme, can actually yield better results, news agency ANI reported.
Aug 08, 2021 01:24 PM IST
Passenger bus overturns in western Turkey, killing 14 people
A passenger bus veered and tumbled off a highway in western Turkey, killing 14 people on Sunday.
Aug 08, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Freedom fighters under the leadership of Mahatama Gandhi overthrew a power: CJI Ramana
Today is an important day as exactly 79 years back marked the turning point in the freedom struggle. Freedom fighters under the leadership of Mahatama Gandhi overthrew a power, which gave them dominant status. It was a deep-rooted desire to end inequality and discrimination: CJI NV Ramana.
Aug 08, 2021 12:56 PM IST
Over 52 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre
More than 52.37 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far and a further 8,99,260 doses are in the pipeline, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.
Aug 08, 2021 12:29 PM IST
PM must intervene to end Parliament logjam; Monsoon session be extended: RJD MP
Accusing the government of "closing the door" on negotiations to break the logjam over the Pegasus issue in Parliament, RJD leader Manoj Kumar Jha on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must intervene to end the impasse, and called for extending the Monsoon session to make up for the lost time
Aug 08, 2021 12:14 PM IST
Key city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan falls to Taliban
Key city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan falls to Taliban, battle begins in another provincial capital, reports AFP. The Taliban said Sunday they had captured the key Afghan city of Kunduz, a claim confirmed by an AFP correspondent in the vicinity, as fierce fighting raged in the centre of a second northern capital, Shar-e-pul.
Aug 08, 2021 11:52 AM IST
1 officer dead, another wounded in Chicago shooting
One Chicago police officer died and another was wounded following an exchange of gunfire during a traffic stop late Saturday, officials said.
Aug 08, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Karkidaka Vavu Bali rituals in Kerala will not be allowed in public places
In a view of Covid-19, Karkidaka Vavu Bali rituals will not be allowed in public places.
State urged people to perform Karkidaka Vavu Bali, an annual Hindu ritual, where people perform balitarpan to pay obeisance to their ancestors, at their homes.
Aug 08, 2021 11:23 AM IST
Nepal receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine from Japan
Nepal received the first batch of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from Japan on Saturday, local media reports said.
Aug 08, 2021 10:52 AM IST
Beijing imposes new travel restrictions to prevent Covid-19 spread
The city of Beijing has rolled out a range of measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by imposing restrictions on travellers from regions with relatively high virus transmission rates.
Aug 08, 2021 10:38 AM IST
Security increased at Delhi's IGI airport after threat email
Security has been increased at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after a bomb threat email to Delhi Police cautioned about terrorist outfit Al Qaeda planning to attack the airport.
Aug 08, 2021 10:12 AM IST
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.68 crore: Union health ministry
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.68 crore. A total of 55,91,657 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, as per the 7 am provisional report today: Union health ministry.
Aug 08, 2021 09:31 AM IST
India reports 39,070 new Covid-19 cases
India reports 39,070 new Covid-19 cases, 43,910 recoveries and 491 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry
Total cases: 3,19,34,455
Active cases: 4,06,822
Total recoveries: 3,10,99,771
Death toll: 4,27,862
Aug 08, 2021 09:08 AM IST
Landslide in Thane; no casualty, 6 houses damaged
At least six houses were damaged after a landslide in Kalwa area here in Maharashtra on Sunday, but no one was injured, a civic official said.
Aug 08, 2021 08:53 AM IST
British cyclist Jason Kenny makes history with Olympic keirin gold
Jason Kenny won the men's keirin on Sunday to collect his seventh Olympic gold medal, overtaking Chris Hoy as Britain's most successful Olympian of all time.
Aug 08, 2021 08:39 AM IST
Olympics-organisers report 26 new games-related Covid-19 cases
Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics reported 26 new Games-related Covid-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total since July 1 to 430 cases.
Aug 08, 2021 08:06 AM IST
Australian Delta outbreak continues as vaccination push ramps up
Australia continued its struggle to contain a delta outbreak across the nation’s east coast, with the race to increase vaccinations now key to prospects for a reduction in virus restrictions.
Aug 08, 2021 07:48 AM IST
NIA is conducting raids at multiple locations in J-K related to a terror funding case
National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir related to a terror funding case, reports news agency ANI.
Aug 08, 2021 07:38 AM IST
5 killed, driver seriously injured after single car crash in New Zealand
New Zealand police confirmed Sunday that five people died in Saturday night's overloaded single-car crash, one of the worst recently in South Island's Timaru.
Aug 08, 2021 07:29 AM IST
India moves to UK's 'amber list' today
The United Kingdom has announced that it is moving India, which was so far on its high-alert 'red list' for entering England, to the medium-risk 'amber list' from today (i.e. August 8, Sunday).
Aug 08, 2021 07:14 AM IST
China reports 96 new Covid-19 cases vs 107 the day before
China reported 96 new cases of Covid-19 on the mainland for August 7, down from 107 cases a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Sunday.
Aug 08, 2021 07:07 AM IST
Brazil reports 43,033 Covid cases, 990 deaths in 24 hours
Brazil had 43,033 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 990 deaths from Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
Aug 08, 2021 06:42 AM IST
7 killed in lightning strike in Bihar's Banka
Seven people have been killed in a lightning strike in Bihar's Banka district on Saturday, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey informed.
Aug 08, 2021 06:11 AM IST
Saudi Arabia to reopen borders to vaccinated pilgrims: state media
Saudi Arabia will begin accepting vaccinated foreign visitors to the Islamic holy city of Mecca as part of the umrah pilgrimage, state media reported Sunday, around 18 months after a border closure prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Aug 08, 2021 06:03 AM IST
Wildfires rampage in Greek forests, cut large island in half
Three large wildfires churned across Greece on Saturday, with one threatening whole towns and cutting a line across Evia, the country's second-largest island, isolating its northern part.
Aug 08, 2021 05:42 AM IST
4 drown in pond at Andhra's Veligallu project
Four members of a family drown in Gandi pond at Andhra Pradesh's Veligallu project on Saturday.
Aug 08, 2021 05:31 AM IST
Maharashtra: 6 houses damaged due to landslide in Kalwa East
In a tragic incident, six houses got damaged due to a landslide at Ma Kali Chawl in Indira Nagar at Kalwa east, on Saturday evening. So far, no casualty has been reported.
Aug 08, 2021 05:14 AM IST
Australia's Victoria reports 11 Covid-19 cases
Australia's second most populous state Victoria reported 11 new locally acquired coronavirus cases on Sunday, as the state remains under a seven-day strict lockdown imposed earlier this week to reign in the highly infectious Delta variant.
Aug 08, 2021 05:03 AM IST
Thousands evacuated as floods hit North Korea: state TV
More than a thousand homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated in North Korea after flooding caused by heavy rains, the country's state broadcaster reported, with swathes of farmland also inundated by the deluge.