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Nov 9, 2021 12:11 AM IST

3 children dead in fire incident at Bhopal hospital

Three children died in a fire that broke out in a paediatric ward of the Kamal Nehru Hospital. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan confirmed the deaths. He said it was unfortunate to lose three children, who were already serious and admitted at the critical ward of the hospital.

Nov 9, 2021 12:05 AM IST

'No information on our children,' say parents outside Kamala Nehru Hospital in Bhopal

"We have no information of our children, it's been 3-4 hours," parents who are waiting outside the Kamla Nehru Hospital told news agency ANI. Fire brigade reached the spot and rescue operations are underway.

Nov 8, 2021 11:01 PM IST

Fire at children's ward in Bhopal hospital; fire brigade reach spot

The children's ward of Bhopal's Kamla Nehru Hospital has caught fire, news agency ANI reported. Several children are suspected to be stuck in the building. The fire brigade is at the spot and rescue operations are currently underway. State medical education minister Vishvas Sarang is also present at the spot.

Nov 8, 2021 10:03 PM IST

Police arrest two active LeT (TRF) terrorists in south Kashmir

Police have arrested two categorised active terrorists of LeT (TRF) in south Kashmir and also busted a terror module in Baramulla by arresting three terrorist associates. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession, police added.

Nov 8, 2021 9:39 PM IST

Cops named as co-accused in FIR along with Param Bir Singh in extortion case held by Maharashtra CID

The Maharashtra Crime Investigation Department (CID) has arrested two police officers, who were named along with former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh in extortion case.

Nov 8, 2021 9:01 PM IST

Srinagar included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network: J&K Lieutenant Guv Manoj Sinha

Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir took to Twitter on Monday to inform that Srinagar has been included in UNESCO's Creative Cities Network in the “crafts and folk art category.” “It is ultimate recognition for artisans and weavers of J&K,” he tweeted.

Nov 8, 2021 8:41 PM IST

Firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar, salesman shot at by terrorists

According to latest updates, firing is underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar wherein a salesman has been shot at by terrorists. This is the second attack in the city in the previous 24 hours.

Nov 8, 2021 7:45 PM IST

Two small boats came from Pak and started firing as boat Jalpari turned: Police

Boat 'Jalpari' left from Okha port for fishing on October 25 as per the complainant, news agency ANI reported quoting JC Kothiya, Incharge SP, Porbandar. “Two small boats came from Pakistan and started firing as the boat turned due to which, of six fishermen, one died,” Kothiya said, adding that an FIR under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been lodged at Navibandar PS.

Nov 8, 2021 6:55 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval to hold bilateral talks with his Uzbek and Tajik counterparts tomorrow, reports ANI

National Security Ajit Doval will hold bilateral talks with his Uzbekistan and Tajikistan counterparts tomorrow, ahead of NSA level dialogue on Afghanistan on November 10, ANI reported citing people familiar with the matter.

Nov 8, 2021 6:45 PM IST

NSAs discuss terrorism, arms left behind in Afghanistan

Discussions over terrorism in Afghanistan and across border along with radicalisation and extremism were held among NSAs. “Central Asian countries also worried about drug production, trafficking. Threat emanating from military weapons left behind in Afghanistan,” ANI reported quoting people familiar with the development.

Nov 8, 2021 6:32 PM IST

Security beefed up outside Antilia after Mumbai Police

The security billionaire Mukesh Ambani's residence 'Antilia' has been beefed up after Mumbai Police received a call from a taxi driver that two people carrying a bag asked for his residence, ANI reported.

Nov 8, 2021 5:50 PM IST

Delhi reports 25 new Covid-19 cases, 48 more recoveries 

The national capital on Monday recorded 25 new cases, 48 recoveries and zero deaths due to the coronavirus disease, according to the health department's bulletin. 

Nov 8, 2021 5:40 PM IST

India summons Pak diplomat over killing of fisherman in maritime security agency firing

India on Monday summoned a senior diplomat from the Pakistan High Commission, and strongly condemned the death of fisherman in maritime security agency firing. The Pakistani agency fired upon an Indian fishing boat ‘Jalpari’ on November 6, 2021, resulting in the death of an Indian fisherman and serious injury to another.

Nov 8, 2021 5:21 PM IST

A militant has been held in J&K's Pulwama with two hand grenades

A militant, identified as Sarwar Ahmad Mir, has been arrested from Rajpora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama during conducting search operations in the region. The militant has been found with two hand grenades. The Valley police said that the militant has gone missing and only recently joined Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

Nov 8, 2021 4:46 PM IST

Joint meeting of all depts to be held tomorrow over air pollution: Gopal Rai

Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said on Monday that a joint meeting consisting of all departments of Delhi will be held tomorrow over the issue of air pollution, ANI reported. “Its primary reason is stubble burning. Yesterday stubble burning reported at around 400 places. It needs to be restricted,” Rai was quoted saying.

Nov 8, 2021 4:16 PM IST

Winter session of Parliament between Nov 29 and Dec 23

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on Monday recommended the winter session to take place between November 29 and December 23, ANI reported.

Nov 8, 2021 4:09 PM IST

Data for Covaxin for children under evaluation by DCGI, ANI report citing people familiar with the matter

The data for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for children is under evaluation, and the process will take some more time for getting the final nod from DCGI, ANI reported citing people familiar with the matter.

Nov 8, 2021 3:40 PM IST

South Delhi civic body says 1,171 dengue cases reported last week

As many as 1,171 dengue cases reported last one week, ANI reported citing the South Delhi Municipal Corporation . The total tally now stands at 2,708 for this year, with nine deaths including three last week.

Nov 8, 2021 3:04 PM IST

Delhi court sentences Ansal brothers to 7 years over tampering evidence in Uphaar fire tragedy case

Delhi court has sentenced seven years simple imprisonment to Gopal Ansal and Sushil Ansal in a case related to the tampering of evidence in the Uphaar fire tragedy case. Chief metropolitan magistrate Pankaj Sharma also imposed a fine of 2.25 crore each on the Ansal brothers.

Nov 8, 2021 2:55 PM IST

Prabhakar Sail reached CRPF camp in Mumbai where Delhi NCB vigilance team has been recording his statement in drugs' case

Prabhakar Sail, a key witness in the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case has reached CRPF camp in Bandra (west) in Mumbai where the vigilance team of Delhi NCB has been recording his statement. The vigilance team was formed to probe the allegations levelled by Sail against NCB's zonal director Sameer Wankhede and the central agency's independent witness Kiran Gosavi. The is led by deputy director general Gyaneshwar Singh, and it had come to Mumbai from Delhi on October 27 and commenced probe. They recorded statement of as many as eight people, of which are five NCB officials, including Wankhede, and three private persons.

Nov 8, 2021 2:41 PM IST

Bengal BJP leaders take out rally protesting against TMC-led govt over VAT on fuel prices still not been reduced

West Bengal BJP leaders and workers have taken to the street in Kolkata to protest against the TMC-led state government over VAT on petrol and diesel prices still not been reduced in state, ANI reported. State BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar says, “We'll force CM [Mamata] Banerjee to reduce the VAT. Police might try to stop us but we'll fight them.”

Nov 8, 2021 2:09 PM IST

Nitish Kumar calls high-level meet on Nov 16 over liquor ban

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has called a high-level meeting on November 16 over liquor ban existing in the state, ANI reported. This comes after multiple deaths in the Bihar after suspected consumption of spurious liquor.

Nov 8, 2021 2:04 PM IST

PM Modi calls on President Kovind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Nov 8, 2021 1:29 PM IST

Defamation suit: Bombay HC seeks Nawab Malik's reply

Bombay HC seeks reply from Nawab Malik by tomorrow over defamation suit filed by Sameer Wankhede's family. Matter adjourned to November 10.

Nov 8, 2021 12:47 PM IST

Calcutta HC seeks fresh probe report in post-poll violence case

Calcutta high Court directs both CBI and SIT to file a fresh investigation report over alleged post-poll violence case. Report to be submitted by December 23, the next date of hearing in the case.

Nov 8, 2021 12:03 PM IST

‘Will appoint a retired HC judge from outside UP to monitor probe’

“We will appoint a former judge of a high court from outside UP to monitor the investigation,” says SC on Lakhimpur Kheri case. Next hearing on November 19.

Nov 8, 2021 11:47 AM IST

‘Nothing in Lakhimpur Kheri case status report’: SC to UP govt

Supreme Court expresses unhappiness over the status report filed by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri case. “Nothing in report apart from saying that more witnesses have been examined,” top court observes.

Nov 8, 2021 11:22 AM IST

Padma Awards ceremony begins

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives for Padma Awards ceremony. PM Modi, home minister Amit Shah among the attendees.

Nov 8, 2021 10:44 AM IST

Global Covid-19 cases top 250 million: Reuters

Global coronavirus disease cases surpass 250 million, reports Reuters citing its tally.

Nov 8, 2021 10:22 AM IST

PM Modi greets BJP veteran LK Advani on 94th birthday

“Birthday greetings to respected Advani Ji. Praying for his long and healthy life. The nation remains indebted to him for his numerous efforts towards empowering people and enhancing our cultural pride. He is also widely respected for his scholarly pursuits and rich intellect,” tweets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 8, 2021 9:51 AM IST

Tamil Nadu rain: Schools to remain shut in Sivaganga

Schools and colleges will remain closed today due to heavy rain in Sivaganga district: Madhusudhanan Reddy, district collector

Nov 8, 2021 9:19 AM IST

11,451 new Covid-19 cases and 266 deaths in India

India reports 11,451 new Covid-19 cases and 13,204 recoveries, while daily toll comes down to 266. Total tally at 34,366,987 including 33,763,104 recoveries, 461,057 deaths and 142,826 active cases.

Nov 8, 2021 9:00 AM IST

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Manipur

An earthquake with magnitude 4.4 on the Richter Scale hit 56km ESE of Ukhrul, Manipur today at 7:48 am: National Centre for Seismology

Nov 8, 2021 8:21 AM IST

Delhi's air quality remains 'severe' with AQI of 432

Air quality in Delhi continues to remain in the 'severe' category for the third consecutive day with Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 432.

Nov 8, 2021 7:57 AM IST

4 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in fratricide in Chhattisgarh

Four jawans of CRPF 50 battalion killed, three others injured in a case of fratricide in a CRPF camp in Sukma. A jawan opened fire inside the camp.

Nov 8, 2021 7:39 AM IST

Drugs case: NCB DDG Gyaneshwar Singh leaves for Mumbai

NCB DDG Gyaneshwar Singh leaves for Mumbai from Delhi airport in connection with probe in the drugs-on-cruise case.

Nov 8, 2021 7:04 AM IST

Puducherry closes schools for 2 days due to inclement weather

Puducherry govt announces holiday for all schools on November 8 and 9 due to inclement weather and incessant rain. Reopening of classes 1-8, scheduled for today, postponed for the same reason till further orders.

Nov 8, 2021 6:37 AM IST

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 in Andaman and Nicobar

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred 218 km south east of Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 5:28 am today: National Center for Seismology

Nov 8, 2021 12:03 PM IST

‘Will appoint a retired HC judge from outside UP to monitor probe’

“We will appoint a former judge of a high court from outside UP to monitor the investigation,” says SC on Lakhimpur Kheri case. Next hearing on November 19.

Nov 8, 2021 11:47 AM IST

‘Nothing in Lakhimpur Kheri case status report’: SC to UP govt

Supreme Court expresses unhappiness over the status report filed by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri case. “Nothing in report apart from saying that more witnesses have been examined,” top court observes.

Nov 8, 2021 11:22 AM IST

Padma Awards ceremony begins

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives for Padma Awards ceremony. PM Modi, home minister Amit Shah among the attendees.

Nov 8, 2021 10:44 AM IST

Global Covid-19 cases top 250 million: Reuters

Global coronavirus disease cases surpass 250 million, reports Reuters citing its tally.

Nov 8, 2021 10:22 AM IST

PM Modi greets BJP veteran LK Advani on 94th birthday

“Birthday greetings to respected Advani Ji. Praying for his long and healthy life. The nation remains indebted to him for his numerous efforts towards empowering people and enhancing our cultural pride. He is also widely respected for his scholarly pursuits and rich intellect,” tweets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 8, 2021 9:51 AM IST

Tamil Nadu rain: Schools to remain shut in Sivaganga

Schools and colleges will remain closed today due to heavy rain in Sivaganga district: Madhusudhanan Reddy, district collector

Nov 8, 2021 9:19 AM IST

11,451 new Covid-19 cases and 266 deaths in India

India reports 11,451 new Covid-19 cases and 13,204 recoveries, while daily toll comes down to 266. Total tally at 34,366,987 including 33,763,104 recoveries, 461,057 deaths and 142,826 active cases.

Nov 8, 2021 9:00 AM IST

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits Manipur

An earthquake with magnitude 4.4 on the Richter Scale hit 56km ESE of Ukhrul, Manipur today at 7:48 am: National Centre for Seismology

Nov 8, 2021 8:21 AM IST

Delhi's air quality remains 'severe' with AQI of 432

Air quality in Delhi continues to remain in the 'severe' category for the third consecutive day with Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 432.

Nov 8, 2021 7:57 AM IST

4 CRPF jawans killed, 3 injured in fratricide in Chhattisgarh

Four jawans of CRPF 50 battalion killed, three others injured in a case of fratricide in a CRPF camp in Sukma. A jawan opened fire inside the camp.

Nov 8, 2021 7:39 AM IST

Drugs case: NCB DDG Gyaneshwar Singh leaves for Mumbai

NCB DDG Gyaneshwar Singh leaves for Mumbai from Delhi airport in connection with probe in the drugs-on-cruise case.

Nov 8, 2021 7:04 AM IST

Puducherry closes schools for 2 days due to inclement weather

Puducherry govt announces holiday for all schools on November 8 and 9 due to inclement weather and incessant rain. Reopening of classes 1-8, scheduled for today, postponed for the same reason till further orders.

Nov 8, 2021 6:37 AM IST

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 in Andaman and Nicobar

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred 218 km south east of Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 5:28 am today: National Center for Seismology

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