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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is a matter of concern that big crowds are thronging hill stations and market areas without masks and social distancing.

"It is true that tourism and business have been greatly affected due to Corona. But today I will say with great emphasis that it is not right to have huge crowds in hill stations, markets without masks. We all need to work together to stop the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic," PM Modi said.

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  • JUL 13, 2021 11:56 PM IST

    9 dead, eight missing due to flash floods in Himachal Pradesh

  • JUL 13, 2021 11:30 PM IST

    Telangana govt to give 50% reservation to local students in resident schools

    Telangana cabinet on Tuesday decided to provide 50% reservation to local students in residential schools in local constituencies, said chief minister's office, reported ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 11:04 PM IST

    Eleven cases of Kappa Covid-19 variant detected in Rajasthan, says health minister Raghu Sharma

    Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma said that 11 cases of the Kappa Covid-19 variant have been detected in the state, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 09:52 PM IST

    Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba forms 5-member cabinet

    Newly appointed Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba formed a five-member cabinet. The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) is onboard to support Deuba, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 09:30 PM IST

    Vegetable market in Delhi's Sultanpuri closed for 3 days due to gross violation of Covid-19 norms

    Vegetable market located at P2 Block in Sultanpuri, Delhi, has been closed with immediate effect till July 16, for grossly violating Covid-19 norms, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 08:38 PM IST

    After brief delay, Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as Nepal’s PM for 5th time

    After a brief delay, Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as the Prime Minister of Nepal. The ceremony was earlier delayed after Deuba demanded the President to revise the notice of his appointment.

  • JUL 13, 2021 07:21 PM IST

    Uttarakhand cancels Kanwar Yatra this year in view of Covid-19 pandemic

    Uttarakhand government cancelled the Kanwar Yatra this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    Punjab Congress to get 'good news' in 3 to 4 days, says state in-charge Harish Rawat

    Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat, after meeting with Rahul Gandhi, said that the party unit in the state would receive "good news" in the next three or four days, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:53 PM IST

    PM Modi to visit Varanasi on July 15 to inaugurate multiple development projects

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on July 15 to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    Mansukh Mandaviya says NEET postgraduate exam to be conducted on Sept 11

    Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya saysNEET postgraduate exam to be conducted on September 11.

    "We have decided to conduct #NEET Postgraduate exam on 11th September, 2021. My best wishes to young medical aspirants!" he tweeted.

  • JUL 13, 2021 05:40 PM IST

    PM Modi interacts with Indian athletes ahead of Tokyo Olympics

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Anurag Thakur, the Union sports and youth affairs minister , minister of state Nisith Pramanik and law minister Kiren Rijiju were also part of the interaction.

  • JUL 13, 2021 02:59 PM IST

    PM Modi to meet with chief ministers of 6 states on July 16 to discuss Covid-19 situation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra and Kerala via video conferencing at 11am on July 16 to discuss the Covid-19 situation, reports ANI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 02:32 PM IST

    Will abide with SC order': Nepal's KP Sharma Oli resigns from the post of caretaker prime minister

    Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigned following the country's supreme court order.

  • JUL 13, 2021 01:57 PM IST

    58 dead in fire at coronavirus ward: Iraqi health officials

    The death toll from a catastrophic blaze that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq the previous day rose to 58 on Tuesday, Iraqi medical officials said.

  • JUL 13, 2021 01:33 PM IST

    SII will commence production of Sputnik V in September

    Serum Institute of India (SII) will commence production of Sputnik V in September. Some other manufactures are also ready to produce this vaccine in India: Kirill Dmitriev, CEO, Russian Direct Investment Fund.

  • JUL 13, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    2 new Zika virus cases found in Kerala

    2 new Zika virus cases found in Kerala, state-wide infection tally reaches 21

  • JUL 13, 2021 01:13 PM IST

    France fines Google 500 million euros over news copyright row

    France fines Google 500 million euros over news copyright row, reports AFP.

  • JUL 13, 2021 12:58 PM IST

    We need to keep an eye on Covid variants: PM Modi

    The number of Covid-19 cases is rising. We need to take strict action to curb the situation at the micro level. We need to keep an eye on Covid variants, experts are studying them. We need to encourage people to follow Covid-19 appropriate behaviour: PM Modi.

  • JUL 13, 2021 12:47 PM IST

    PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation in North-East with CMs

    PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation in North-East with CMs of eight states from region through video conferencing.

  • JUL 13, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Southwest Monsoon covers entire country

    Southwest Monsoon covers entire country after delay of five days: IMD.

  • JUL 13, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Monsoon showers cause waterlogging, traffic snarls in Delhi

    The long-awaited monsoon showers in Delhi brought with it inevitable annual traffic snarls and waterlogging in several parts of the city and many commuters struggled to drive past roads with ill-equipped drainage systems.

  • JUL 13, 2021 11:48 AM IST

    More than 39.46 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

    More than 39.46 crore (39,46,94,020) vaccine doses have been provided to the States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 12,00,000 doses are in the pipeline, informed the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.

  • JUL 13, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Lucknow on July 16

    Congress General Secretary and Uttar Pradesh Incharge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Lucknow on July 16.

  • JUL 13, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    Former India cricketer Yashpal Sharma dies due to cardiac arrest

    Former India cricketer Yashpal Sharma dies due to cardiac arrest: Family sources, reports PTI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 10:44 AM IST

    Delhi HC directs activist Saket Gokhale to remove tweets defaming Lakshmi Puri

    Delhi HC directs activist Saket Gokhale to immediately remove all tweets defaming Lakshmi Puri and all the connected tweets arising out of it.

  • JUL 13, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    India registers 32,906 single-day Covid-19 cases

    India on Tuesday recorded 32,906 new coronavirus infections, taking total tally of Covid-19 cases to 30,907,282.

  • JUL 13, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    Rupee gains 11 paise to 74.47

    Rupee gains 11 paise to 74.47 against US dollar in early trade.

  • JUL 13, 2021 09:55 AM IST

    2 dead, 10 missing, 20 stranded in Himachal flash-floods

    As parts of Himachal Pradesh continue to receive heavy rainfall triggering devastating flash floods, at least two people have died, 10 are missing and 20 are stranded in different locations in Kangra district.

  • JUL 13, 2021 09:49 AM IST

    Sputnik V soft launched in over 50 cities in India: Dr Reddy's

    Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd, which soft-launched Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V here on May 14 has expanded the pilot project to over 50 other cities and towns in the country.

  • JUL 13, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Sensex rises 228 points to 52,600.69 in opening session

    Sensex rises 228 points to 52,600.69 in opening session; Nifty advances 69.50 pts to 15,762.10.

  • JUL 13, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    New members of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

    Union ministers Virendra Kumar, Kiren Rijiju, Anurag Thakur are new members of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs: Notification, reports PTI.

  • JUL 13, 2021 08:41 AM IST

    Monsoon arrives in Delhi

    Delhi witnesses heavy showers; monsoon arrives in national capital.

  • JUL 13, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    8 dead, 9 still missing in hotel collapse in eastern China's Suzhou city

    Authorities say at least 8 dead, 9 still missing in hotel collapse in eastern China's Suzhou city.

  • JUL 13, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    Seven more rescued from rubble of China hotel collapse

    Rescuers have pulled another seven survivors out of the rubble of a small budget hotel that collapsed in the eastern China city of Suzhou, state media said Tuesday.

  • JUL 13, 2021 07:54 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal in Goa today

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal will visit Goa on Tuesday.

  • JUL 13, 2021 07:17 AM IST

    China reports 29 new coronavirus cases for July 12 vs 27 a day ago

    China reported on Tuesday 29 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 12, up from 27 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission.

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:51 AM IST

    Two killed, one injured after a tiger attacked them in forest area in UP's Pilibhit

    "Victims were traveling on bike at night. Bodies have been sent for post mortem. Further probe on," said Kirit Kumar Rathod, SP

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:39 AM IST

    Sher Bahadur Deuba to take oath as new Nepal PM today

    Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to succeed KP Sharma Oli as Prime Minister of Nepal on Tuesday.

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:22 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 strikes Russia's Kuril Islands

    An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck Russia's Kuril Islands on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

  • JUL 13, 2021 06:17 AM IST

    New Zealand records 13 more positive Covid-19 cases on quarantined boat

    New Zealand said on Tuesday that 13 more crew members of a fishing boat quarantined in the capital city of Wellington have tested positive for Covid-19.

  • JUL 13, 2021 05:35 AM IST

    Cinema halls to open, markets to function till 10pm in Madhya Pradesh from today

    Cinema halls can now operate with 50 per cent strength and markets can remain open till 10pm in Madhya Pradesh in the wake of a significant dip in the coronavirus cases in the state.

  • JUL 13, 2021 05:14 AM IST

    PM Modi to interact with India's Olympic contingent today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Indian athletes' contingent for the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday via video conferencing.

  • JUL 13, 2021 05:06 AM IST

    PM Modi to review Covid-19 situation in northeastern states today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the situation pertaining to Covid-19 with the chief ministers of the northeastern states at 11am on Tuesday, people familiar with the development said on Monday.

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