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Oct 25, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Kanpur Metro today began run on test-track in depot: UPMRC MD
Kanpur Metro today commenced a run on test-track in depot, ANI reported quoting UPMRC MD Kumar Keshav. “Extremely satisfying and fulfilling achievement for the whole team of UPMRC. We will be achieving bigger goals in the next few months,” he added.
Oct 25, 2021 09:51 PM IST
NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede reaches Delhi, says have come for ‘different purpose’
NCB Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede reaches Delhi amid allegations of payoff in the cruise ship drugs case involving Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan. "I've come here for a different purpose. Allegations against me are baseless," he told ANI.
Oct 25, 2021 09:08 PM IST
Sudan army kills 2, injures 80 others among anti-coup protesters
Amid the ongoing unrest in Sudan, the country's army has killed two people, and injured as many as 80 others among the anti-coup protesters, AFP reported citing medics.
Oct 25, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Kinnaur administration in HP bans trekking, mountaineering activities
Amid multiple deaths among trekkers due to extreme snowfall in the state, the Kinnaur administration in Himachal Pradesh has prohibited trekking and mountaineering activities on all treks in the district, ANI reported.
Oct 25, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Maharashtra begins process of announcing ex-Mumbai cop Param Bir Singh as an ‘absconder’
The Maharashtra home department has commenced the process of announcing former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh as an ‘absconder’. The department has written to the Intelligence Bureau (IB) that the IPS officer is untraceable. The state said it has sought legal opinion on the process to declare him an absconder.
Oct 25, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Bengal governor Dhankar admitted to AIIMS, Delhi with Malaria
News agency ANI on Monday reported that West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been admitted in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi after testing positive for Malaria.
Oct 25, 2021 06:42 PM IST
NIA court sentences 4 Hizbul Mujahedeen terrorists to up to 12 years
The NIA court Delhi on Monday sentenced Md Shafi Shah and Muzaffar Ahmad Dar to 12 years of imprisonment, and Talib Lali and Mushtaq Ahmad Lone to 10 years of imprisonment for conspiring to commit terror activities in India, and also conspire to wage war against the Indian government. “All are functionaries of Hizbul Mujahedeen,” ANI reported citing the court order.
Oct 25, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Moderna reports ‘robust’ response to Covid vaccine in kids aged 6-11
Moderna has reported ‘robust’ response to Covid-19 vaccine in children between six and 11-years-old, news agency AFP reported.
Oct 25, 2021 06:24 PM IST
US-based car rental giant Hertz orders 1 lakh Tesla electric autos
Car rental giant headquartered in Florida in the United States, Hertz, has ordered 100,000 Tesla electric autos, news agency AFP reported.
Oct 25, 2021 05:46 PM IST
Delhi's air quality to deteriorate to ‘moderate’ category in coming days
In the forthcoming days, the air quality of Delhi will deteriorate to ‘moderate’ category, IMD's Vijay Kumar told ANI on Monday. He said that on Sunday, due to “very good rainfall” in the Delhi-NCR region, the air quality improved to ‘satisfactory’ category from ‘poor’ category.
Oct 25, 2021 04:55 PM IST
Uttarakhand raises grant to ₹1.5L each from ₹95K for damaged houses due to rain
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said that according to the standard of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), the state government has raised the aid from ₹3,800 to ₹5,000 for household goods that was damaged due to rains. “We've also raised grant from ₹95,000 to ₹1.5 lakh each for damaged houses,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.
Oct 25, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Ananya Pandey skips NCB questioning today for being unwell, agency confirms
Actor Ananya Pandey has sought for a different summon date from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for questioning in the Mumbai cruise ship drugs' case, deputy director general Mutha Ashok Jain said. “Actress Ananya Panday is not well and sought for time.” He said that the NCB will be issuing another summon to her in the next few days.
Oct 25, 2021 03:21 PM IST
RJD chief Lalu Prasad to campaign for Bihar bypolls on Oct 27
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad who returned to Bihar after nearly three-and- half years on Sunday will campaign on October 27 for the party candidate in two assembly seats in the state where bypolls are scheduled. The by-elections, notably, will be held on October 30.
Oct 25, 2021 02:35 PM IST
SC allows Cong MP to travel abroad on condition of depositing ₹1 cr
Supreme Court on Monday allowed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad between October 25 and November 21, 2021 on the condition of depositing ₹1 crore, ANI reported.
Oct 25, 2021 02:27 PM IST
Schools, colleges in Bengal to reopen from Nov 15: CM Mamata
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced tht schools, and colleges in the state will reopen from November 15 onwards.
Oct 25, 2021 01:57 PM IST
Centre rushes team to Kanpur where a case of Zika virus was reported
The Centre has sent a multi-disciplinary team to Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, which reported a case of Zika Virus on Sunday. Read more
Oct 25, 2021 01:28 PM IST
PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure mission in Varanasi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission and development projects in Varanasi. PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission is one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country.
Oct 25, 2021 01:20 PM IST
PM, officials detained, internet down in apparent Sudan coup: Report
Sudan's interim prime minister and a number of senior government officials were arrested Monday, the information ministry said, describing the actions as a military coup, reported news agency AP. According to the ministry's Facebook page, the internet in the country was largely cut off and military forces closed bridges. It said the whereabouts of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok were not immediately known.
Oct 25, 2021 11:39 AM IST
Witness in cruise drugs case arrives at NCB office
Prabhakar Sail, the witness in the Mumbai drugs case, has reached the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai Police Commissioner’s office. The witness has claimed that ₹25 crore was demanded by an official of the NCB and other persons, including absconding witness K P Gosavi, to let off Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was arrested in the case.
Oct 25, 2021 10:49 AM IST
PM Modi inaugurates 9 medical colleges in UP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated nine medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister left for Siddharthnagar and Varanasi today to launch Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and inaugurate medical colleges in the state.
Oct 25, 2021 10:02 AM IST
3 trekkers dead amid heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur
Three trekkers died following heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, while 10 others were rescued, reported news agency ANI. Search and rescue operations are underway, the news agency further quoted Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) as saying in a statament.
Oct 25, 2021 09:41 AM IST
India's daily Covid-19 tally comes down after 14,306 new infections; active caseload lowest in 239 days
India reported 14,306 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, marginally lower that the previous day's number, according to the Union Health Ministry's data published on Monday. A total of 443 Covid-19 related fatalities were recorded in the same time span. Further, 18,762 people recovered from the viral disease in the last 24 hours, with the active caseload standing at 1,67,695.
Oct 25, 2021 09:23 AM IST
Internet services interrupted in Sudanese capital Khartoum: Report
Internet services were interrupted in the Sudanese capital Khartoum early on Monday, Reuters reported. Several local media reports also confirmed internet services were down, according to Reuters. Military forces arrested several members of Sudan's civilian leadership early on Monday, Al Hadath TV reported, as a prominent pro-democracy group called on Sudanese people to take to the streets to resist any military coup.
Oct 25, 2021 09:11 AM IST
Delhi CM Kejriwal in Lucknow, to offer ‘aarti’ at Saryu Ghat
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday arrived in Lucknow. He will be offering 'aarti' at Saryu Ghat, this evening, reported news agency ANI.
Oct 25, 2021 08:38 AM IST
As Covid cases surge in Germany, questions on extension of state of emergency
Germany is currently facing an increased spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), prompting calls to extend the nationwide state of emergency, which will end next month. Read more
Oct 25, 2021 08:33 AM IST
Uttarakhand rains: Total deaths climb to 72
The Uttarakhand government said on Sunday that a total of 72 people have died due to rain-related incidents in the state, adding four people are still missing.
Oct 25, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Amit Shah to inaugurate various development projects in J-K
With Monday being the last day of his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Union home minister Amit Shah will inaugurate and lay foundation stone of various development projects in Srinagar.
Oct 25, 2021 07:17 AM IST
PM Modi to launch ₹64k-cr health infra scheme from Varanasi today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will launch the Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY), worth ₹64,180 crore, to strengthen the health care infrastructure across the country. Read more
Oct 25, 2021 06:10 AM IST
From today, Maharashtra to start special vaccination drive for college students
Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope, while announcing the special inoculation drive on October 21, said that vaccination, especially among the youth, is the need of the hour as they have to travel the most. Tope added that those universities and colleges which perform well in this inoculation drive will be rewarded. Read more
Oct 25, 2021 05:59 AM IST
Afghanistan: 17 killed in clashes between Taliban, group of armed men in Herat province
Seventeen people were killed in a clash between the Taliban fighters and a group of armed men in the western Afghan province of Herat, Sputnik reported on Monday citing a local hospital. "Today, the bodies of 17 people, including seven children, three women and seven men, were taken to a hospital in the province of Herat. All of them died from gunshot wounds," the sources told the news agency.