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  • Jan 22, 2022 10:50 PM IST

    Southern states continue to report high daily Covid cases

    The southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka continued to report high single-day Covid-19 cases on Saturday. Karnataka logged 42,470 fresh cases, while Tamil Nadu and Kerala reported 30,744 and 45,136 infections, respectively.

  • Jan 22, 2022 09:58 PM IST

    Congress leader Bhupinder S Hooda tests positive for Covid-19

    Congress leader Bhupinder S Hooda took to Twitter on Saturday to inform that he has tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19). He added that he has isolated himself at his home as per the directions of his doctor.

  • Jan 22, 2022 09:16 PM IST

    TMC released second list of seven candidates for Goa polls 2022

    Mamata Banerjee-led the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday released its second list of seven candidates for the forthcoming Goa assembly elections.

  • Jan 22, 2022 08:18 PM IST

    Mumbai witnesses further decline in its Covid tally with 3,568 cases

    Mumbai on Saturday logged as many as 3,568 new Covid-19 cases, which is a further drop from Friday's 5,008 infections, according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data.

  • Jan 22, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    Delhi's Covid tally rises slightly with 11,486 cases

    Delhi's Covid tally rises slightly with 11,486 cases, while the case positivity reduces further to 16.36%. New deaths also increased marginally after 45 people succumbed to the virus as opposed to 38 on Friday.

  • Jan 22, 2022 07:59 PM IST

    SP leader Azam Khan moves SC seeking interim bail to campaign for UP assembly polls 2022

    Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan moves Supreme Court, seeking interim bail to campaign in forthcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. He remains lodged at the Sitapur jail with multiple cases against him, according to ANI.

  • Jan 22, 2022 07:32 PM IST

    Employment most important issue in upcoming polls: Sidhu

    Congress Punjab chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday said that employment is the “most important issue” for the Congress party in the upcoming assembly elections. “We will create skill-oriented entrepreneurship in the state and connect it to sports,” he told ANI.

  • Jan 22, 2022 07:03 PM IST

    AAP released sixth list of candidates for Goa assembly polls 2022

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released the sixth list of candidates for Goa assembly elections.

  • Jan 22, 2022 06:46 PM IST

    Delhi records wettest January in 27 years on Saturday

    Delhi on Saturday recorded the wettest January in 27 years. Furthermore, with 14.7 degrees Celsius maximum temperature, the national capital recorded the lowest maximum day temperature of the season.

  • Jan 22, 2022 06:24 PM IST

    Election Commission extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till January 31

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has extended the ban on physical rallies and roadshows in all poll-bound states till January 31 in wake of the Covid-19 situation in the country.

  • Jan 22, 2022 05:20 PM IST

    Bail plea of Bulli Bai app case accused Vishal Jha rejected

    Session court in Patiala dismisses anticipatory bail petition of Bulli Bai app case accused Vishal Sudhirkumar Jha.

  • Jan 22, 2022 04:01 PM IST

    Kerala HC restrains actor Dileep's arrest till Jan 27

    Kerala high court on Saturday passed an interim order in which it restrained actor Dileep's arrest till January 27. However, the court has directed the actor to appear before the investigation team for the next three days. The order was passed after a day long hearing. Notably, probe is underway against Dileep in actress assault case from 2017.

  • Jan 22, 2022 03:57 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at Bengal's thermocol factory, 3 tenders at spot

    A fire has broken out at a thermocol factory in the Rajapur area of Domjur police station in West Bengal's Howrah district, according to ANI, As many as three fire tenders have reached the spot.

  • Jan 22, 2022 03:50 PM IST

    Myanmar junta sentences deposed leader Suu Kyi's lawmaker to death

    A military court in Myanmar on Saturday sentenced Phyo Zeyar Thaw, a lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party to death, according to a report by Al-Jazeera.

  • Jan 22, 2022 03:34 PM IST

    Schools won't reopen in Pune for next week: Maha Dy CM Pawar

    Maharashtra deputy chief minister and Pune guardian minister Ajit Pawar said on Saturday that over 16,000 Covid-19 cases were reported in the city on Friday, thus the administration has decided not to reopen schools in the district for the next one week. “Covid numbers are not likely to come down in Pune, for at least the next eight days,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.

  • Jan 22, 2022 03:14 PM IST

    Accused in Clubhouse chat case remanded to police custody till Jan 24

    All three accused in Clubhouse chat case Akash Suyal, 19, Jaishnav Kakkar, 21 and Yash Parashar, 22 have been remanded to police custody till January 24, cyber police officials said. They were arrested from Haryana on Friday for making inappropriate and abusive remarks against Muslim women on Clubhouse, audio chat application. The accused men were produced before the Bandra holiday court on Saturday.

  • Jan 22, 2022 02:51 PM IST

    PM Modi announces ex gratia of 2 lakh each for kin of those who died in Mumbai fire incident

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ex gratia of 2 lakh each from PMNRF for the families of those who died in Mumbai's Kamala Building fire incident, according to a statement by the PMO. “The injured would be given 50,000 each,” the statement added.

  • Jan 22, 2022 02:16 PM IST

    Maharashtra govt to give 5 lakh compensation to families of Kamala Building fire incident

    Maharashtra government to give 5 lakh compensation to families of those who lost their lives in the Mumbai high rise fire incident, Aaditya Thackeray announces on Twitter.

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:53 PM IST

    Amit Shah launches district-level Good Governance Index for Jammu and Kashmir

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah virtually launches the District Good Governance Index (DGGI) in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:50 PM IST

    First part of $200 mln US defence aid arrives in Ukraine

    The first shipment of the United States' $200 million security support package for Ukraine arrived in Kyiv, the US Embassy said on Saturday.

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:43 PM IST

    Akhilesh Yadav to fight UP polls from Karhal, confirms SP general secretary

    Samajwadi Party chief national general secretary Ramgopal Yadav at Akhilesh Yadav's press conference that just began announced: "I am making a formal official announcement now. Our national president Akhilesh Yadav will contest the Karhal assembly constituency in Mainpuri..and he will win with massive mandate on the seat."

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:27 PM IST

    UP polls: Mayawati releases second list of candidates, announces new slogan

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati released the second list of 51 candidates her party will field in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Read More

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Over 10 people injured in 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Japan

    Over 10 people were injured as a result of a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake that hit southwestern and western Japan, media reported on Saturday.

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:06 PM IST

    Govt has identified 122 districts lagging on 1-2  parameters: PM Modi

    Government has identified 122 districts in 22 states lagging on just one or two parameters; they should take it as challenge to address that, says PM Modi. 

  • Jan 22, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    ‘Ensure time-bound delivery of govt benefits to every citizen': PM Modi to DMs

    The Prime Minister asks district magistrates to make plans for taking various government benefits to every citizen in their districts in time-bound manner. 

  • Jan 22, 2022 12:58 PM IST

    Mumbai building fire: Congress' Rahul Gandhi  asks party workers help victims

    The tragic news of fire in a Mumbai high rise is disturbing. My condolences to the family of those who’ve lost their lives.Wishing a speedy recovery to the injured. I appeal to Congress workers to be of every possible assistance, writes Rahul Gandhi on Facebook.

  • Jan 22, 2022 12:52 PM IST

    ‘Evaluate challenges': PM Modi in virtual meeting with DMs

    Every district needs to learn from success of others and also evaluate their challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in meeting with district magistrates. 

  • Jan 22, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    Covid-hit Gujarat clamps night curfew in 17 towns: What's allowed, what's not

    The Gujarat government has announced night curfew in 17 more towns and extended its implementation in eight metro cities till January 26. The decision was announced by chief minister Bhupendra Patel on Friday taken to keep the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in check. Read More 

  • Jan 22, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    Prosenjit Chatterjee tests negative for Covid-19

    Bengali film superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee on Saturday announced that he has tested negative for Covid-19.

  • Jan 22, 2022 11:32 AM IST

    UP election: After major hint on Congress CM face, a clarification from Priyanka Gandhi

    After dropping a major hint on Congress’ chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh, party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday clarified that she never said she was the CM face for the upcoming assembly elections. Read More

  • Jan 22, 2022 11:07 AM IST

    Mumbai building fire: Death toll rises to 6

    The death toll in Mumbai fire incident rises to six, reports ANI qouting  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). 

  • Jan 22, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    Quad summit announced, to be held after Australian elections in May

    With US President Joe Biden accepting Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio’s invitation to visit Tokyo in the first half of 2022 on Friday, the Quad summit is expected to take place in May with free and open Indo-Pacific, Covid-19 response, climate, clean energy, and infrastructure on the agenda. The last Quad summit was held on September 24, 2021, in Washington. Read More

  • Jan 22, 2022 10:47 AM IST

    Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Deve Gowda test positive for Covid-19

    Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) president HD Deve Gowda tested positive for Covid-19. He has no symptoms and his health is stable, says his office in a statement. 

  • Jan 22, 2022 10:36 AM IST

    Assam govt issued a new SOP for Republic Day celebration in the state

     

    The Assam government on Saturday issued an SOP for Republic Day amid Covid-19 surge. As per the order, a total of 1,000 people will be allowed to attend the programme at state level and 500 at the district level. Pre and post Republic Day celebration to be avoid, reads the SOP.

  • Jan 22, 2022 10:13 AM IST

    Can you get infected with Omicron twice? White House medical adviser answers

    Top US infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci on Friday said it is extremely unlikely for people to get re-infected with the Omicron variant of coronavirus for at least several months. Read More

  • Jan 22, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    2 dies, 15 injured in Mumbai building fire

    Two persons lost their lives and and 15 others are injured  in a fire incident in Mumbai. “It's an unfortunate incident," ANI qouted Maharashtra BJP president and MLA, Mangal Prabhat Lodha, as saying. 

  • Jan 22, 2022 09:18 AM IST

    India reports 3,37,704 new Covid cases, 488 deaths in 24 hours; active cases over 2.1 million

    India has reported 3,37,704 new Covid cases and 488 deaths in 24 hours. The active cases over 2.1 million, according to the Union health ministry's data. 

  • Jan 22, 2022 08:39 AM IST

    Fire breaks out in a 20-storeys- building near Mumbai

    Two people were injured in a major (level 3) fire at Kamala Building, in Nana Chowk near Gowalia tank. Fire on 18th floor of ground+20 storey building.

    Fire was reported at 7.28 am on Saturday, and declared level 3 at 8.10am. Thirteen fire engines, 7 jumbo tankers on the spot.

    The injured have been sent to Bhatia hospital, and the condition is awaited.

  • Jan 22, 2022 08:18 AM IST

    AG clears contempt action against Narsinghanand

    Attorney general of India KK Venugopal has granted consent to initiate contempt proceedings against controversial Hindu priest Yati Narsinghanand over his remarks made against the Supreme Court in an interview last week. Read More

  • Jan 22, 2022 07:44 AM IST

    UP polls: Amit Shah to hold door-to-door campaign in Kairana today

    To give a boost to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Union home minister Amit Shah will take part in meetings, dialogues and contact programs on Saturday, along with party chief Jagat Prakash Nadda, chief minister Yogi Adityanath, state BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and other leaders. Read More

  • Jan 22, 2022 07:22 AM IST

    Chirag's party writes to Bihar guv for president's rule to prevent hooch tragedy

    Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan on Friday said the party has written to Bihar governor Phagu Chauhan to recommend the president’s rule in the state to prevent deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor. Read More 

  • Jan 22, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Political rallies in UP: ECI to take a decision today

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) will review the Covid situation in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh on Saturday to take a decision over the ban imposed on political rallies, road shows and padyatras in view of the Covid surge. Read More

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PM Modi wishes Dalai Lama on his 87th birthday

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Razorpay shared donor data with Delhi Police, says Alt News

Razorpay reiterated transactions on the platform are safe and the company is fully abiding and compliant with necessary laws and regulations
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  • Each year, July 6 is celebrated as the "incarnation day" of the 14th Dalai Lama by followers all over the world. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the festivities for the incarnation day were muted for the last 2 years.
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Cooking gas prices up by 50 per cylinder, commercial LPG rate slashed

The price of domestic LPG -- used by over 305 million households for cooking -- on Wednesday increased from 1,003 per 14.2 kg cylinder in Delhi
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Row over Tamil Nadu bifurcation escalates, state BJP claims ‘they have power’

The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam condemned BJP leader Nainar Nagendran’s statements and claimed that the BJP is drunk on power
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 11:28 AM IST
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VIDEO | Flash floods, cloudburst in Himachal's Kullu, 4 feared dead: Report

The official also said emergency and rescue teams had been rushed to the spot, but were stuck due to landslides in the area. Further details on the cloudburst are awaited.
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At least five cattle were washed away in flash floods in the Manikaran valley. (ANI screengrab)
Updated on Jul 06, 2022 11:26 AM IST
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Teenager killed, 2 injured following landslide near Shimla

Deputy police superintendent Kamal Thakur said the three were inside a tent when the boulders fell on them in Shimla
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Updated on Jul 06, 2022 11:18 AM IST
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Lt Gen Subramanian appointed as Force Commander of UN Mission in South Sudan

India is the second-highest military troop-contributing country to UN Mission in South Sudan with 2,385 Indian peacekeepers serving with the mission, second only to Rwanda.
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Mahua Moitra unfollows TMC on Twitter amid Goddess Kaali row

As Mahua Moitra said Goddess Kaali, to her, is a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess, the Trinamool Congress condemned the comment and said it was not endorsed by the party. 
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:58 AM IST
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India sees 23% jump in daily Covid tally with 16,159 cases; 28 new deaths added

Covid cases in India July 6, 2022: The active cases have climbed to 1,15,212 and constitute 0.26% of the total cases (4,35,47,809). The daily Covid positivity rate is at 3.56% while the weekly rate is at 3.84%, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
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Updated on Jul 06, 2022 10:48 AM IST
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Mumbai rain updates: Local train ops under Central Railway delayed | Top points

Mumbai rain LIVE Updates: Parts of Maharashtra and its capital city are witnessing heavy showers for yet another day on Wednesday.
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:43 AM IST
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PM Modi dials Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi, wishes speedy recovery to RJD chief

  • “The PM spoke to Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday and enquired about the health of the RJD supremo. The PM wished speedy recovery to the RJD chief,” RJD spokesperson said.
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On Dawood Ibrahim's issue, Uddhav govt was indecisive, alleges Eknath Shinde

The Maha Vikas Aghadi government could not take decision on any Hindutva issue, on the issue of Dawood Ibrahim and Mumbai riots, Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde alleged. 
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:16 AM IST
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Ajmer man arrested for announcing reward for beheading Nupur Sharma

Additional police superintendent Vikas Sangwan said Salman Chishti was arrested late Tuesday night as he returned home after absconding for two days
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Published on Jul 06, 2022 10:09 AM IST
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Supreme Court to hear plea on crucial AIADMK meet to end party’s dual leadership

With the AIADMK currently being run under the dual leadership of Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam, the former in his appeal before the SC claimed to have the support of 2,190 general council members
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