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JUL 04, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Uttarakhand new CM chairs state cabinet meeting
Uttarakhand's new chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami chaired a meeting of the state cabinet in Dehradun on Sunday. "Many important decisions have been taken in the meeting, in interests of the youth and unemployed persons," ANI quoted state govt spokesperson Subodh Uniyal as saying.
JUL 04, 2021 10:48 PM IST
PM Modi to address Co-Win global conclave tomorrow
JUL 04, 2021 10:08 PM IST
Goa govt allows bars, restaurants to open with 50% capacity
JUL 04, 2021 09:23 PM IST
Temples in Tamil Nadu sanitized ahead of reopening tomorrow
JUL 04, 2021 08:39 PM IST
Maharashtra's former home minister moves SC seeking protection from coercive action
Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has filed a plea in Supreme Court praying that no coercive action should be taken against him, his lawyer Inderpal B Singh said on Sunday, according to ANI. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Deshmukh for questioning on July 5, in connection with alleged money laundering case.
JUL 04, 2021 08:03 PM IST
J-K: PAGD leaders meet at its chairman Farooq Abdullah's residence
JUL 04, 2021 07:40 PM IST
2 new Covid vaccine testing facilities set up from PM CARES Fund: Govt
The Centre on Sunday said that with the funding support from PM-CARES Fund, two new Covid-19 vaccine testing facilities have been set up in National Centre for Cell Science, Pune and National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, Hyderabad as Central Drug Laboratory for batch testing and quality control of vaccines, reported ANI.
JUL 04, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Haryana govt extends Covid lockdown till July 12; eases some curbs
JUL 04, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Air quality of Delhi-NCR likely to be moderate
Air quality over Delhi-NCT is likely to improve marginally but remain in moderate category on Sunday, said the ministry of earth sciences. Air quality is likely to remain in moderate category on July 5 and 6 2021, as per the air quality & weather forecast bulletin for Delhi issued by India Meteorological Department (IMD), the ministry added.
JUL 04, 2021 06:31 PM IST
'Best wishes to this team': PM Modi to new cabinet ministers of Uttarakhand
JUL 04, 2021 06:13 PM IST
Discussed various issues confronting religious minorities: Assam CM
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday after meeting with 150 intellectuals from religious minorities of the state said that 8 sub-groups should be constituted. One sub-group will work on health, one on education, one on population stabilization, one on cultural identity, one on financial inclusion, one on woman empowerment, one on skill development. "If at all we have to become among the 5 states of the country, then we have to manage our population explosion. That has been agreed upon today," the CM said, reported ANI.
JUL 04, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Bishan Singh Chuphal, Subodh Uniyal, among others take oath as new ministers in Uttarakhand cabinet
Bishan Singh Chuphal, Subodh Uniyal, Arvind Pandey, and Ganesh Joshi were sworn-in as ministers in the new cabinet of Uttarakhand. Dhan Singh Rawat, Rekha Arya, and Yatishwaranand also took oath as new ministers on Sunday.
JUL 04, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn-in as chief minister of Uttarakhand
JUL 04, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir govt relaxes weekend lockdown in 13 districts
JUL 04, 2021 04:13 PM IST
Death toll in Philippine plane crash rises to 29
JUL 04, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Now there will be no shortage of medical oxygen: Gadkari inaugurates plant in Nagpur
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday inaugurated an Oxygen Plant at Vivekanand Hospital in Nagpur. "Now there will be no shortage of medical oxygen. The hospital is serving poor people of the district," ANI quoted Gadkari as saying.
JUL 04, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Delhi’s active Covid-19 caseload falls below 1000-mark; city sees 94 fresh infections and seven related deaths
Delhi reported 94 new Covid-19 cases, 111 recoveries and 7 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Total cases 14,34,554
Total recoveries 14,08,567
Death toll 24,995
Active cases 992
JUL 04, 2021 02:53 PM IST
Assam CM to meet 150 Muslim intellectuals in view of 2 child policy
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday joined 'ALAAP- ALOCHANA: Empowering The Religious Minorities', an interactive session with intellectuals and religious minorities. Earlier, he had said that he will be meeting 150 Muslim intellectuals in view of state's 'two-child policy', reported ANI.
JUL 04, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Congress leader DK Shivakumar challenges K'taka govt to vaccinate 80% of state's adult population by September end
Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar said on Sunday that Karnataka can only be save from the third wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic if 80 per cent of its 'adult population' is vaccinated.
"Experts are predicting that the third wave will hit us by October. However, if we fully vaccinate at least 80 per cent of the adult population by September-end, there may be no third wave. Even if there is, it will be very mild. That is why I am asking the Karnataka government if they are up for this challenge?" Shivakumar said in a statement, according to news agency ANI.
JUL 04, 2021 02:05 PM IST
PM Modi greets US Prez Joe Biden on America's Independence Day, says strategic partnership has 'truly global significance'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted United States President Joe Biden on America's 245th Independence Day. Taking to Twitter, Modi said, "Warm felicitations and greetings to @POTUS@JoeBiden and the people of the USA on their 245th Independence Day. As vibrant democracies, India and USA share values of freedom and liberty. Our strategic partnership has a truly global significance.
JUL 04, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Odisha adds 2,870 new Covid-19 cases, 42 more deaths
Odisha's caseload of the Covid-19 disease climbed to 921,896 on Sunday after 2,870 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, a health department official told news agency PTI. Forty-two more people succumbed to the viral disease and 3,158 recovered, taking the death toll and total recoveries to 4,196 and 887,420 respectively.
JUL 04, 2021 12:41 PM IST
‘National security only a slogan for them’: Cong slams Centre over Rafale deal
The Congress party, which has been the strongest critic of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government over the deal with French manufacturer Dassault Aviation to purchase Rafale jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF), said on Sunday that national security is only a slogan for the Centre. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 12:40 PM IST
Delhi unlock: Stadiums, sports complexes to open; movie halls to remain shut
In a fresh order issued on Sunday, the Delhi government allowed stadium and sports complexes to open without spectators from Monday as the city will enter the sixth phase of the unlock process, news agency ANI reported. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 12:07 PM IST
Maharashtra's Thane district reports 475 new Covid-19 cases, 13 more deaths
Thane has added 475 new cases of coronavirus, taking the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 534,011, an official said on Sunday. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 11:48 AM IST
Tremor of 3.7 magnitude hits Gujarat's Kutch
A tremor of 3.7 magnitude was experienced in Gujarat's Kutch district on Sunday morning, officials told news agency PTI. No casualties or damage to property have been reported so far, the officials said.
JUL 04, 2021 10:54 AM IST
Philippine military plane carrying 85 people crashes, rescue operations on
A military plane carrying 85 people crashed in Southern Philippines on Sunday, the country's armed forces chief told news agency AFP. So far 15 have been rescued from the burning wreckage of the C-130, which crashed as it tried to land on Jolo island in Sulu province, General Cirilito Sobejana said.
JUL 04, 2021 10:22 AM IST
Germany's Covid-19 caseload climbs to over 3.7 million
Germany on Sunday reported 559 new cases of the Covid-19 disease and seven more deaths, taking the caseload and death toll to 3,730,912 and 91,030 respectively, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed.
JUL 04, 2021 09:53 AM IST
'Dysfunction' in Kamala Harris' office: 2024 is elephant in the room
The White House has moved to defend US Vice President Kamala Harris after media reports claimed there is dysfunction and infighting in her office. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 09:34 AM IST
India's new Covid-19 cases fall to 43,071; 955 more deaths reported
India's daily tally of the Covid-19 disease continued to fall after 43,071 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry. As many as 955 succumbed to the viral disease within the same period, taking the toll to 402,005. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 08:34 AM IST
2 dead, 20 missing in mudslide-hit Atami in Japan
Two people have died so far while 20 others are still missing after mudslides swept away homes and cars in the Atami town of Japan. Hundreds of firefighters, military troops and three coast guard ships have been carrying out rescue operations since Saturday, according to news agency AP. Ten people have been rescued so far while 121 have been evacuated from Atami.
JUL 04, 2021 08:29 AM IST
Ahead of US Independence Day, Donald Trump holds 'Save America' rally in Florida
A day ahead of the Fourth of July, the country's former president Donald Trump on Saturday held his much anticipated "Save America" campaign-style rally at the Sarasota Fairgrounds in Florida. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 07:15 AM IST
How dangerous third wave of Covid-19 will be? Scientist on govt panel explains
A scientist, who is part of a government panel, has said that a possible third wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) can hit its peak between October-November if Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed. The panel is tasked with modelling of Covid-19 cases. Read more
JUL 04, 2021 06:37 AM IST
Explosion reported at chemical plant in Maharashtra's Palghar district
An explosion took place at a Bharat Chemicals in Maharashtra's Palgarh district on Saturday night, news agency ANI reported. Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the injured were shifted to Thunga hospital. The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained, ANI further reported.