Highlights: 112 dead, 99 missing in Maharashtra floods
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Jul 24, 2021 10:24 PM IST
112 dead, 99 missing in Maharashtra floods
The state government said on Saturday that 112 people have been reported dead, 99 are still missing, and 53 have been injured in the Maharashtra floods. 875 villages affected and 135,313 have been evacuated from 8 districts.
Jul 24, 2021 09:51 PM IST
Haryana Dearness Allowance for employees & pensioners to 28%
Haryana chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, announced a hike in the dearness allowance of employees and pensioners from 17% to 28% applicable from July 1, 2021, reported ANI.
Jul 24, 2021 08:45 PM IST
IT dept says it found unaccounted transactions worth Rs. 200 crore during raids at UP media house
The IT dept in a statement said that it seized cash more than Rs. 3 crore and traced unaccounted transactions worth ₹200 crore. It also said in a release that the media house earned huge outside-the-books income through mining, processing and sales in liquor, flour business, real estate amounting to ₹90 crore.
Jul 24, 2021 08:32 PM IST
IT Dept says Dainik Bhaskar group evaded tax worth ₹700 crore
The Income tax department has found that several companies of the DB Group have booked bogus expenses and siphoned the profits from listed companies, amounting to ₹700 crore, the department said in a press conference on Saturday. IT dept says that the media house has more than 100 companies including the holding and subsidiary companies. It further added that the IT dept found that the media house have been operating several companies in the names of their employees, which have been used for booking bogus expenses and routing of funds. The IT dept also said that 'companies have been used for multiple purposes namely; booking bogus expenses and siphoning off the profits from listed companies'
Jul 24, 2021 06:54 PM IST
Delhi allows cinema halls to operate with 50% capacity; allows buses and Delhi Metro to run at full capacity from Monday
Delhi allows cinema halls/multiplexes to open with 50% seating capacity. Delhi Metro allowed to operate with 100% seating capacity and no standing passenger. Buses allowed to run with 100% seating capacity. Auditoriums and assembly halls allowed 50% seats.
Jul 24, 2021 06:40 PM IST
Haryana govt extends lockdown till Aug 2, allows some relaxations
The Haryana government extended the ongoing lockdown till August 2 but allowed some relaxations, reported ANI.
Jul 24, 2021 06:04 PM IST
11 bodies recovered till now in Ambeghar landslide incident
Jul 24, 2021 04:52 PM IST
ICICI Bank's consolidated net profit for June quarter rises to ₹4,747.42
ICICI Bank's consolidated net profit for June quarter rose 52.27 pc to ₹4,747.42 crore, the bank said in an exchange filing, reported ANI.
Jul 24, 2021 04:51 PM IST
NDRF rescues, shifts over 600 villagers from flood-hit Kolhapur
Jul 24, 2021 04:01 PM IST
NDRF recovers 6 bodies during rescue operation in Ambeghar
Jul 24, 2021 03:41 PM IST
ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 results declared
ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 results were declared on Saturday. The overall pass percentage for this year for ICSE is 99.98% and 99.76% for ISC, reported ANI.
Jul 24, 2021 02:55 PM IST
People living on risky terrain will be rehabilitated to safer locations, says Thackeray
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said a plan is being worked out to rehabilitate people living on risky terrain to safer locations. Instructions have been given to prepare plan for rehabilitation of such population across the state, he added. Thackeray had undertaken an official visit to Taliye on Saturday. On being asked about help from Union government, Thackeray said, all the Centre. Army, Navi and Air Force are helping in every possible way in conducting rescue operations.
Jul 24, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Arunachal reports 480 new Covid-19 cases, 4 more fatalities
At least 480 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the tally in the state to 45,188, a health department official said on Saturday. The death toll rose to 212 after four more persons from Tawang, Lohit, Changlang and Upper Subansiri districts succumbed to the infection in the last 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.
Jul 24, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Five bodies recovered from Ambeghar landslide site in Maha's Satara
Five bodies have been recovered on Saturday from the landslide site at Ambeghar village in Satara district of Maharashtra, an official said. The district administration had said that at least 16 people are feared trapped in the landslide at this village located in Patan tehsil as four to five houses were buried under the debris.
Jul 24, 2021 12:48 PM IST
76 killed, 59 missing in Maharashtra floods in 48 hours
76 dead, 59 missing, 38 injured in landslide and flood related incidents in Maharashtra. About 90,000 people from nine districts shifted to safer locations due to danger of flood, landslides. Around 890 villages have been affected, official data from CMO confirmed.
Jul 24, 2021 12:18 PM IST
Traffic on South Western Railway remains affected for second day due to landslides, derailment
Traffic on the South Western Railway (SWR) route continues to remain affected for the second consecutive day on Saturday, a day after two landslides occurred on the Goa-Karnataka border besides the derailment of a train in the section, an official said. The landslides took place on Friday morning in the ghat (hilly) section of Hubballi division of SWR- between Dudhsagar and Sonaulim, and between Caranzol and Dudhsagar.
Jul 24, 2021 10:48 AM IST
India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 42.78 crore
India has administered over 42.78 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine in its ongoing inoculation drive so far, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.
As the new phase of universalisation of Covid-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June, 42,78,82,261 vaccine doses have been administered through 52,34,188 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today out of which 42,67,799 vaccines were administered in the last 24 hours.
Jul 24, 2021 10:44 AM IST
Man killed, eight injured in clash between two groups in UP
A man was allegedly killed and eight others were injured in a clash between two groups of a community over bathing of children in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.
The trouble started when Keshav Saini and Bijender had an argument over bathing of children in a tube-well drain in Rangana village on Friday. The argument turned into a violent clash and supporters of the two men used lathis and bricks against each other, Station House Officer of Jhinjhana police station Shyambir Singh said.
Jul 24, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Karnataka relaxes Covid-19 curbs further, allows places of worship to reopen from tomorrow
Jul 24, 2021 10:16 AM IST
2 terrorists killed in Jammu-Kashmir's Bandipora
Jul 24, 2021 09:38 AM IST
NDRF team carries rescue, relief operations in flood-affected Maharashtra's Chiplun
Following heavy rainfall, a National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team carried out rescue and relief operations in the flood-affected lower Chiplun area in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district on Saturday.
As per the official figures, at least 129 people have lost their lives in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra over the last two days as the state continues to receive heavy downpours.
Jul 24, 2021 09:20 AM IST
India records 39,097 Covid-19 cases, 546 deaths in 24 hours
India's Covid-19 tally rose marginally on Saturday after at least 39,097 fresh cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, the Union ministry of health and family welfare data showed. The country also recorded 546 fatalities on Saturday, taking the total death toll to 420,016, the data updated on the health ministry's website at 8am showed. India has reported 31,332,159 cases of coronavirus disease so far, according to government data.
Jul 24, 2021 08:45 AM IST
Encounter breaks out in J-K's Bandipora
An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Sumblar area of Bandipora, informed the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday.
The operation is being carried out by Police and security forces at Shokbaba forest.
Jul 24, 2021 08:44 AM IST
SpaceX lands NASA launch contract for mission to Jupiter's moon Europa
Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was awarded a $178 million launch services contract for NASA's first mission focusing on Jupiter's icy moon Europa and whether it may host conditions suitable for life, the space agency said on Friday.
The Europa Clipper mission is due for blastoff in October 2024 on a Falcon Heavy rocket owned by Musk's company, Space Exploration Technologies Corp, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA said in a statement posted online.
Jul 24, 2021 08:07 AM IST
Soldier dies in mine blast in Jammu's Mendhar
Indian Army jawan dies in mine blast at J&K's Mendhar, another injured
Jul 24, 2021 06:57 AM IST
Raj Kundra taken to Crime Branch's property cell office in connection with Pornography case
Actress Shilpa Shetty's husband and businessman Raj Kundra was taken to Crime Branch's property cell office in Byculla, Mumbai, late on Friday night.
Earlier on Friday, a Mumbai Court sent Kundra and his associate Ryan Thorpe to police custody till July 27 in connection with a case related to the production of pornographic films.
Mumbai Police on Friday produced Raj Kundra and his associate Ryan Thorpe before Magistrate Court seeking further custody for seven days.
Jul 24, 2021 06:57 AM IST
Andhra Govt transfers 16 IAS officers across state
The Andhra Pradesh government, in a major reshuffle, issued orders on Friday to transfer 16 IAS officers with immediate effect.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Adityanath Das had issued a government order in this regard.
According to the order, D Muralidhar Reddy, IAS (2006), Collector and District Magistrate, East Godavari District was transferred and posted as Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Andhra Pradesh Medical Services and Infrastructure Development Corporation (APMSIDC)
Jul 24, 2021 06:00 AM IST
PM Modi assures Centre's full assistance to Goa amid floods due to incessant rains
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called him to enquire about the prevailing flood situation in Goa due to incessant rains and assured him of the Centre's full support and assistance to the State.
Sawant further said that he spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and briefed him about the widespread damage caused in the State due to incessant rains.
Jul 24, 2021 06:00 AM IST
Pentagon flags national security threat from Chinese tech firm Da Jiang Innovations
The US Defense Department said on Friday that systems made by Chinese manufacturer Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) pose potential threats to US national security.
"The Department of Defense (DOD) position is that systems produced by Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) pose potential threats to national security," the Defense Department said in a statement.