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Jul 09, 2021 10:58 PM IST
Foreign minister delivers holy relic of Georgian religious figure St Queen Ketevan
Jaishankar delivers relics of Georgian religious figure Ketevan the Martyr during visit Tbilisi visit.
Jul 09, 2021 10:54 PM IST
US president Joe Biden tells Russian president Putin to take action on ransomware groups
Days after Russian ransomware attackers attacked a Miami-based MSP, the US president asked his counterpart to take action against the hackers.
Jul 09, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Mahrashtra death toll touches new milestone
Covid-related deaths cross 125,000-mark in Maharashtra; daily caseload remains static at close to 9,000
Jul 09, 2021 07:49 PM IST
Haryana to reopen schools for children in phased manner
Haryana government decided to reopen schools for children in Class 9-12 from July 16 and children in Classes 6-8 from July 23
Jul 09, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Wall Street to open higher
The US stock exchange could see a rebound to as energy and banking shares, news agency Reuters reported.
Jul 09, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Mukul Roy made chairman of Bengal's public accounts committee
Mukul Roy was made chairman of public accounts committee in West Bengal on Friday. BJP, the party to which Roy still belongs and is holding the seat of an MP, walked out in protest.
Jul 09, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Delhi reports 81 Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths
Jul 09, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Punjab lifts weekend and night curfew as positivity rate drops to 0.4%
Punjab lifted the ongoing weekend and night curfews on Friday as Covid-19 positivity in the state dropped to 0.4%. Indoor and outdoor gathering will also be allowed from July 12 onwards.
Jul 09, 2021 04:29 PM IST
Need to continue taking precautions against Covid-19, says health ministry
A day after news emerged of crowding in tourist spots the Union health ministry urged people to continue abiding by necessary precautions as Covid-19 cases are increasing even in countries like UK, Russia, and Bangladesh.
Jul 09, 2021 04:03 PM IST
'We are committed to an independent, Afghanistan', says EAM Jaishankar
External affairs minister S Jaishankar said that is important for India and Russia to work together to ensure peace in Afghanistan, adding that both countries are committed to an independent Afghanistan.
Jul 09, 2021 02:37 PM IST
40 killed, at least 30 injured as fire breaks out in a Bangladeshi factory
Jul 09, 2021 02:29 PM IST
ICMR urges breastfeeding mothers to get vaccinated against Covid-19
Dr Samiran Panda, who heads the Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases at ICMR, urged breastfeeding mothers to get vaccinated against Covid-19. "Breastfeeding mothers should get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 without any hesitation," Panda told ANI.
Jul 09, 2021 01:49 PM IST
Controls 85% of Afghan territory, says Taliban as US troops pullout
As US troops withdarw from the war-torn Afghanistan, Taliban claims to controls 85 per cent of Afghan territory.
Jul 09, 2021 01:22 PM IST
Over 1500 PSA Oxygen plants coming up across the country: PM Modi
Over 1500 PSA Oxygen plants are coming up across the nation. PSA Oxygen plants contributed by PM CARES would support more than 4 lakh oxygenated beds. Ensure that the plants are made functional at the earliest: PM Modi at today's meeting over augmentation and availability of oxygen
Jul 09, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Kerala HC restrains Centre from taking coercive action against news broadcasters under new IT rules
Responding to News Broadcasters Association (NBA) plea challenging the new IT rules "on the ground that they give govt authorities excessive powers," Kerala High Court in an interim order restrains the Central Govt from taking any coercive action against NBA under new IT Rules, ANI reported.
Jul 09, 2021 12:17 PM IST
ED gets nod to record Sachin Waze's testimony against Anil Deshmukh tomorrow
Enforcement Directorate obtains court's permission to record suspended Mumbai Police Officer Sachin Waze's statement in ED case against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh at Taloja prison on July 10
Jul 09, 2021 12:15 PM IST
Jul 09, 2021 12:01 PM IST
Delhi High Court begins hearing Facebook and WhatsApp pleas challenging a single-judge bench order dismissing their pleas against the Competition Commission of India (CCI) decision.
Jul 09, 2021 11:41 AM IST
PM Modi to interact with Tokyo-bound athletes on July 13
Indian athletes are all set to do the nation proud in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with India's Olympic-bound sportspersons on July 13, three days before the first batch of athletes departs for the Games in Tokyo. Read more
Jul 09, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Condition of former UP CM Kalyan Singh better, says hospital
The condition of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh is better, the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, told news agency PTI on Friday. Singh, who is currently in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital, was admitted on July 4 due to an infection and reduced consciousness levels.
Jul 09, 2021 10:38 AM IST
Search operation underway in J&K's Jatwal
Jul 09, 2021 09:55 AM IST
PM Modi to chair high-level meet on oxygen availability
PM Modi to chair a high-level meeting to review augmentation and availability of oxygen across the country at 11:30 am.
Jul 09, 2021 09:35 AM IST
India reports 43,393 new Covid-19 cases, active cases slide to 458,727
India reported 43,393 new cases and 911 more deaths due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Friday, taking the caseload and death toll to 30,752,950 and 405,939 respectively, according to the Union health ministry’s update at 8am. Read More
Jul 09, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Only 50 tourists now allowed at Mussoorie's Kempty falls
Only 50 tourists now allowed at Mussoorie's Kempty falls, says Uttarakhand after hundreds seen flouting Covid-19 norms, reports ANI.
Jul 09, 2021 08:45 AM IST
Haiti cops makes more arrests in President Jovenel Moise assassination case
Taiwan says Haiti police arrested 11 assassination suspects on its embassy grounds, news agency AFP reported.
Jul 09, 2021 08:19 AM IST
US CDC exempts fully vaccinated citizens from taking Covid-19 booster shots
US regulators said on Thursday that Americans who have been fully vaccinated do not need a booster Covid-19 shot at this time.
"We are prepared for booster doses if and when the science demonstrates that they are needed", the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a joint statement late on Thursday.
Jul 09, 2021 07:23 AM IST
Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine may require third dose, companies seek approval
The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, sold under the brand name 'Comirnaty', may require a third dose to work more effectively against the original strain of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), news agencies reported on Friday morning, citing a statement from the companies from a day ago. Read More
Jul 09, 2021 05:22 AM IST
Second Covid-19 wave lingering, or early signs of 3rd?
India faced a severe second wave of Covid-19 infections starting February. The seven-day average of daily new infections rose 36 times between February 11 and May 9, which is when the second wave peaked. Read More