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Aug 29, 2021 10:59 PM IST
Hurrican Ida makes landfall as Category 4 storm in Louisiana, reports AFP
Hurricane Ida makes landfall as Category 4 storm in Louisiana, reports AFP, citing US forecasters.
Aug 29, 2021 10:11 PM IST
₹51,531 crore issued as refund to over 22.99 lakh taxpayers between April 1, August 23: IT Department
The IT Department said that ₹51,531 crore have been issued as refund to over 22.99 lakh taxpayers between April 1, 2021 and August 23, 2021.
Aug 29, 2021 09:39 PM IST
18 children test positive for Covid-19 in Mankhurd Children's Home, Mumbai
As many as 18 children from the Mankhurd Children's Home have tested positive for Covid-19 in the three days between August 25 and 27, the Mumbai civic body (BMC) said.
Aug 29, 2021 09:20 PM IST
US, China discuss Afghanistan, bilateral relations, reports Reuters
Afghanistan, bilateral relations were discussed in a phone call today between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi, reports Reuters citing Chinese state media.
Aug 29, 2021 09:17 PM IST
Uttarakhand govt to collect report on damaged bridges in state within a week
The Uttarakhand government has sought a report of the investigation of damaged and dilapidated bridges in the states and issued a notification to the effect, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 09:05 PM IST
Taliban bans co-education in universities, says women to be allowed to study
Taliban said that while women would be allowed to continue their education at university, co-education classes would be banned, reports AFP.
Aug 29, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Delhi records no new Covid-19 related deaths for 4th straight day
Delhi reported no new deaths due to Covid-19 for the fourth day running and the 19th time since the onset of second wave, reports PTI.
Aug 29, 2021 07:27 PM IST
Taliban spokesperson says US airstrike killed suicide bomber, reports AP
US military airstrike has targeted a suicide bomber in a vehicle who wanted to target the Kabul international airport amid the American evacuation operation, reports AP quoting Taliban spokesperson.
Aug 29, 2021 07:07 PM IST
US officials say carried out military strikes in Kabul, reports Reuters
The US has carried out military strike in Kabul, reports Reuters citing two US officials.
Aug 29, 2021 07:06 PM IST
1 child dead in rocket attack in Kabul, reports AP
An Afghan police chief says a rocket has struck a neighborhood northwest of Kabul's international airport amid the US evacuation there, killing a child.
Rashid, the Kabul police chief who goes by one name, says the rocket struck Sunday afternoon.
No group immediately claimed the attack, reports AP.
Aug 29, 2021 06:51 PM IST
US says 300 Americans yet to be evacuated
Blinken says 300 US citizens left to be evacuated from Afghanistan, reports AFP
Aug 29, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Explosion heard in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, reports ANI
An explosion was heard in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul, reports ANI citing local media sources.
Aug 29, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Maharashtra minister Anil Parab receives ED notice, Sena's Raut says will go for legal fight
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that Maharashtra transport minister Anil Parab has received a notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
"As the Jan Arshirwad Yatra culminated, ED notice was served to Anil Parab. The government at the top has started working. The epicentre of the quake was Ratnagiri. Parab is the guardian minister of Ratnagiri. Please understand the chronology. We will fight it legally. Jai Maharashtra," Raut tweeted.
Aug 29, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh reports 1,557 new Covid-19 cases, 18 deaths in 24 hours
Andhra Pradesh reported 1,557 new Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths as the tally reached 2,012,123 and the death toll climbed to 13,825, reports PTI.
Aug 29, 2021 05:56 PM IST
In TN, Kodaikanal Boat and Rowing Club opens for tourists following new Covid-19 relaxations
The Kodaikanal Boat and Rowing Club reopened for tourists in wake of the Tamil Nadu government's new Covid-19 relaxations, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 05:23 PM IST
Chandigarh police use water cannon as AAP women wing members tried to enter BJP office
Chandigarh police used water cannons as members of the AAP party's women wing tried to enter the BJP Punjab office and many workers were also detained, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 05:18 PM IST
France, Britain to submit proposal for safe zone in Kabul to people leaving Afghanistan: Emmanuel Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron said that France and Britain would submit a proposal for a safe zone in Kabul to protect people trying to leave Afghanistan, during an emergency meeting by the UN, reports Reuters.
Aug 29, 2021 04:59 PM IST
Former Haryana CM Hooda demands high level inquiry on police baton charge on farmers
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda demanded a high level inquiry on the police baton charge on farmers in Karnal yesterday, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 03:51 PM IST
President Kovind plants sapling at Ayodhya temple
President Ram Nath Kovind offered prayers at the Ram temple in Ayodhya and planted a sapling, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 03:29 PM IST
Delhi police asks people to celebrate Janmashtami at homes, warns of action against violation of guidelines
Delhi police asked people to celebrate Janmashtami at their homes and to avoid visiting temples as DDMA has not permitted religious gatherings. It also warned of action against people violating guidelines, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 02:42 PM IST
Actor Armaan Kohli sent to NCB custody for a day
Actor Armaan Kohli has been sent to NCB custody for a day, reports ANI. He was arrested in Mumbai after seizure of drugs from his residence.
Aug 29, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Farmers block road near Bhandari Bridge, Amristar for 2 hours in protest against Karnal incident
Farmers in Punjab protested against the police baton charge on farmers in Karnal, Haryana yesterday. The road at Bhandari bridge in Amritsar was blocked for two hours, reports ANI.
Aug 29, 2021 01:59 PM IST
New section of Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation inaugurated
Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraja Bommai on Sunday along with Union Minister Hardeep Singh puri, Revenue minister R Ashok, South Bengaluru MP Tejaswi Surya and Minister for Housing V Somanna inaugurated a new 7.5 kilometres long metro line in Bengaluru.
Aug 29, 2021 01:42 PM IST
At least 14 people injured in a cylinder blast in Dharavi
14 people have been reported injured in the cylinder blast in Dharavi area of Mumbai: BMC; the injured rushed to Sion Hospital.
Aug 29, 2021 01:37 PM IST
Gujarat govt to give ₹3 crore to Paralympic silver medallist Bhavina Patel
The Gujarat government on Sunday announced a ₹3 crore reward for paddler Bhavina Patel for her historic silver medal win at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
Aug 29, 2021 01:15 PM IST
Non-bailable warrant issued against accused of Mahakumbh Covid-19 testing scam in Haridwar
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has obtained a non-bailable warrant from the court against the accused of the Mahakumbh COVID-19 testing scam in Haridwar.
Aug 29, 2021 01:11 PM IST
SpaceX launches ants, avocados, robot to space station
A SpaceX shipment of ants, avocados and a human-sized robotic arm rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday.
Aug 29, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Ashok Gehlot has been discharged from hospital following angioplasty
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has been discharged following angioplasty at Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur.
A stent was placed in one of his arteries that had 90% blockage, according to the hospital.
Aug 29, 2021 12:23 PM IST
AAP to take out Tiranga Yatras in Ayodhya, Lucknow, Noida
Ahead of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the AAP will take out a Tiranga Yatras in Ayodhya, Lucknow and Noida to mark the 75th year of India's Independence, party leaders said.
Aug 29, 2021 12:10 PM IST
Hurricane Ida upgraded to Category 3 with sustained winds of 115 mph
Hurricane Ida upgraded to Category 3 with sustained winds of 115 mph: NHC
Aug 29, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Mansukh Mandaviya releases first commercial batch of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin from new plant in Gujarat
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya releases first commercial batch of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin from new plant in Gujarat's Ankleshwar.
Aug 29, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Centre extends suspension on international passenger flights till September 30
Suspension on regular international passenger flights extended till September 30.
Aug 29, 2021 11:44 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Ayodhya onboard the special presidential train
President Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Ayodhya onboard the special presidential train. He was received by Governor Anandiben Patel and CM Yogi Adityanath on arrival.
Aug 29, 2021 11:01 AM IST
Three children die due to drowning in Yamuna river
Three children die due to drowning in Yamuna river near Wazirabad old bridge, investigation underway: Police.
Aug 29, 2021 10:28 AM IST
Economic Offences Wing, Delhi Police has arrested accused one Murari Kumar Srivastav of committing fraud
Economic Offences Wing, Delhi Police has arrested accused one Murari Kumar Srivastav of committing fraud and cheating in the name of an investment scheme. After collecting more than ₹3.5 crore from more than 500 investors, he shut down the company and ran away.
Aug 29, 2021 10:07 AM IST
Rain lashes various parts of Thiruvananthapuram
IMD predicts cloudy skies with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers till 2nd September.
Aug 29, 2021 09:53 AM IST
NCB arrests actor Armaan Kohli in a drugs case
NCB arrests actor Armaan Kohli in a drugs case, he will be presented before a city court today.
Aug 29, 2021 09:28 AM IST
India logs 45,083 fresh Covid-19 cases, 460 deaths in last 24 hours
India recorded 45,083 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 32,695,030, while the death toll climbed to 437,370 with 509 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday.
Aug 29, 2021 09:04 AM IST
US evacuates about 2,000 people from Kabul in the last 24 hours
The US has evacuated approximately 2,000 people from the Kabul airport in the last 24 hours, the White House has said, as the countdown for the end of America's longest military mission begins in Afghanistan.
Aug 29, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi congratulates Bhavina Patel
Congratulations to Bhavina Patel for winning the #Silver . India applauds your achievement. You’ve done the nation proud, tweets Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
Aug 29, 2021 08:09 AM IST
New Zealand reports 83 local Covid-19 cases as Delta outbreak grows
New Zealand reported 83 locally acquired cases on Sunday of the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying that some changes on how the outbreak is managed could be announced on Monday.
Aug 29, 2021 08:00 AM IST
Bhavina Patel brings home silver medal at Tokyo Paraolympics
Indian Para table tennis player Bhavina Patel brings home silver medal at Tokyo Paraolympics.
"She has made us proud, we will give her a grand welcome on her return," says her father Hasmukhbhai Patel in Mehsana, Gujarat.
Aug 29, 2021 06:48 AM IST
US embassy issues security alert
"Due to a specific, credible threat, all US citizens in the vicinity of Kabul airport, including South (Airport Circle), new Ministry of the Interior and gate near Panjshir Petrol station should leave the airport area immediately" the US Embassy in Kabul says in a security alert.
Aug 29, 2021 06:16 AM IST
Last UK troops leave Kabul, Boris Johnson hails 'heroic' evacuation effort
The last of the British troops in Afghanistan have now been evacuated out of the Kabul airport, ending the United Kingdom's two-decade-long military campaign in the war-torn country.
Aug 29, 2021 06:01 AM IST
Joe Biden says another attack at Kabul airport highly likely in next 24 to 36 hours
United States president Joe Biden on Saturday (local time) warned that a new terror attack was likely at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan in less than two days, as he put the timeframe for the predicted attack to "the next 24 to 36 hours".
Aug 29, 2021 05:54 AM IST
Airtel board to meet today to consider fundraising options
The board of Bharti Airtel will meet on Sunday to consider various fundraising plans, including equity and debt.
Aug 29, 2021 05:37 AM IST
IRCTC's 'Bharat Darshan' special train to start today
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will operate a 'Bharat Darshan' special tourist train from Sunday.
Aug 29, 2021 05:14 AM IST
US administers 367.9 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines: CDC
The United States has administered 367,911,870 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning and distributed 439,428,235 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Aug 29, 2021 05:05 AM IST
Blinken, Jaishankar discuss US-India coordination on Afghanistan, in United Nations
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday (local time) and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar discussed bilateral ties between the United States and India.