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Updated on Nov 03, 2021 02:35 PM IST
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  • Nov 03, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    Can take help of local religious leaders to help vaccination pick up pace: PM Modi 

    At a Covid-19 vaccination review meet with districts Prime Minister Narendra Modi told officials that they "can take help of local religious leaders, make their short videos and circulate it" to help vaccination pick up pace and to dispel any rumours and misinformation amongst the masses, reported ANI.

  • Oct 31, 2021 11:45 PM IST

    Punjab CM announces initiative to curb illegal sand mining, liquor trade

    Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday announced "Mission Clean" under which the state authorities will take up strict measures against illegal sand mining and liquor trade in the state. 

  • Oct 31, 2021 11:18 PM IST

    FIR lodged against Maharashtra Cong working chief Arik Naseem Khan, 4 others: Mumbai Police

    An FIR has been filed against Maharashtra Congress working president Arif Naseem Khan and four others at Andheri Police Station in Mumbai under Sections 354, 509, 506, 323, 504 & 34 of IPC, on the basis of the statement of a woman, ANI reported quoting Mumbai Police.

  • Oct 31, 2021 09:35 PM IST

    Bodies of three women Maoists were recovered in Chhattisgarh

    As many as three bodies of women Maoists were recovered after an exchange of fire with the District Reserve Guard, Dantewada in jungles of Adwal and Kunjeras in Chhattisgarh this evening, Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallav was quoted as saying by ANI.

  • Oct 31, 2021 08:58 PM IST

    Kanpur reports 6 more Zika virus cases, tally reaches 10 in UP

    As many as six fresh Zika virus cases have been reported in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, thereby taking total tally of the infection in the state to 10. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the state health department to make sure stringent surveillance is done to contain the spread of the disease.

  • Oct 31, 2021 08:04 PM IST

    Huge crowd seen shopping in MP market flouting Covid norms

    After pictures of massive crowd in Delhi's Sadar Bazaar emerged earlier in the day, news agency ANI shared pictures of heavy footfall at the Rajwada Market in Indore ahead of Diwali. They showed people shopping without wearing masks and maintaining social distance.

  • Oct 31, 2021 06:14 PM IST

    2 more held by the NIA in J&K terrorism conspiracy case

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Sunday that it has held two more persons, Ishfaq Ahmed Wani and Umar Bhat, in J&K terrorism conspiracy case, ANI reported.

  • Oct 31, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    Ex-PM Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS, Delhi

    Former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi earlier this month, has been discharged following treatment.

  • Oct 31, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    NCSC vice chairman Arun Haldar visits residence of NCB's Sameer Wankhede

    National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) vice-chairman Arun Haldar visited the residence of NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede who is in-charge of the investigation in the ongoing drugs-on-cruise-case, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 31, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    Delhi's Sadar Bazar sees huge crow ahead of Diwali amid Covid-19

    Delhi's Sadar Bazar on Saturday saw massive footfall of shoppers ahead of Diwali on Thursday, according to ANI. “It is natural to have crowds in the markets during festivals but proper arrangement should be made by the administration which has not been done,” a leader of the market association told the news agency.

  • Oct 31, 2021 04:29 PM IST

    UK PM Johnson announces £50m aid for at-risk people in Afghanistan

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an aid of £50m for those “at risk” in Afghanistan, especially women and children, under the rule of Islamist militant group Taliban. “I urge the G20 to prioritise the rights of women and girls in all our international development efforts,” he added, according to ANI.

  • Oct 31, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    ‘Indira Gandhi knew…she could be murdered but never bowed down’: Cong general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

    Addressing a gathering in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said her grandmother and the former-first and only female Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi knew that she could be murdered “but never bowed down because for her, there was nothing greater” than people's “faith in her.” Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her former security guards on October 31, 1984.

  • Oct 31, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    3 members of Mumbai family die of suicide after consuming poison

    Three members of a family residing in Mumbai's Vashi area died after committing suicide by consuming poison on late Saturday night.

  • Oct 31, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    Urmila Matondkar tests positive for Covid-19

    Bollywood actor and Shiv Sena leader Urmila Matondkar took to Twitter on Sunday to inform that she has tested positive for Covid-19. “I'm fine and have isolated myself in home quarantine. Requesting everyone who came in contact with me to get tested immediately,” she wrote in the post.

    She also appealed to people to “take care” of themselves during the upcoming Diwali celebrations.

  • Oct 31, 2021 03:20 PM IST

    Delhi IGI Airport's Terminal 1 resumes flight ops after 18 months

    The Terminal 1 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport resumed flight operations on Sunday after a closure of 18 months, ANI reported.

  • Oct 31, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    Yogi Adityanath's govt is attacking people on daily basis: Priyanka

    Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday said that BJP leader and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath-led state government is “attacking people on a daily basis," according to ANI.

  • Oct 31, 2021 02:28 PM IST

    Tripura Ashish Das, who recently left BJP, joins TMC in Agartala

    Tripura Ashish Das, who had recently left the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the presence of party's general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in Tripura's capital Agartala on Sunday.

  • Oct 31, 2021 02:01 PM IST

    PM Modi calls review meeting with districts having low vaccination coverage on Nov 3

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a review meeting with districts having low vaccination coverage on November 3, 2021, according to a press release issued by the government.

  • Oct 31, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    MHA has withdrawn my security cover, says BJP's Sunil Kumar Mondal

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sunil Kumar Mondal on Sunday said that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has withdrawn his security cover. “Half of the security was withdrawn earlier and the remaining three left yesterday. I only have state security cover now,” news agency ANI quoted him as saying.

  • Oct 31, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    RS bypolls: Polling for one seat each from Maharashtra, Bengal & Kerala on Nov 29

    Polling for Rajya Sabha bypolls for one seat each from Maharashtra, West Bengal and Kerala will be held on November 29, reported news agency ANI.

  • Oct 31, 2021 12:35 PM IST

    One feared trapped after house collapses in Delhi: Report 

    A person is suspected to be trapped under debris of a house that collapsed near Kotwali area in Delhi on Sunday morning, PTI quoted Delhi Fire Service officials as saying. "A call about a house collapse was received at around 10.55 am and four fire tenders were rushed to the spot," Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service, said. Search and rescue operations are underway, he said.

  • Oct 31, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    Local train services resume with 50% seating capacity in West Bengal today 

    Local train services on Sunday resumed with 50% seating capacity in West Bengal.

  • Oct 31, 2021 11:25 AM IST

    RSS should talk about proverty, hunger rather than discrimination: BSP

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) national spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria on Sunday attacked Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabole for his statement on religious conversion. 

    Bhadoria said that RSS should talk about poverty, hunger and other problems of the country rather than talking about discrimination.

  • Oct 31, 2021 10:54 AM IST

    At least 12 feared dead in road accident in Uttarakhand's Dehradun

    At least 12 people are feared died following a road accident on the Bulhad-Baila road in Chakrata tehsil of Uttarakhand's Dehradun district. People familiar with the matter said that at least four others were injured. Rescue operations are underway. Read more

  • Oct 31, 2021 10:30 AM IST

    Rakesh Tikait says administration trying to pull down tents at Ghazipur farmers protest site

    Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said that the administration was trying to pull down the tents at the farmers' protest site at Ghazipur border, reports ANI. 

    “If they do that, the farmers will set up their tents at Police stations, DM offices,” he added.

  • Oct 31, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    BJP's Rajib Banerjee expected to join TMC today, reports ANI

    BJP leader Rajib Banerjee is expected to join Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday, during TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee's public meeting in Tripura, reported ANI.

  • Oct 31, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    Amit Shah attends ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’ event in Gujarat  

    Union home minister Amit Shah is attending the Rashtriya Ekta Divas or National Unity Day celebrations at Kevadiya in Gujarat. “Today is the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel. I want to tell crores of countrymen all over the country - Anytime only one Sardar can become a Sardar in centuries, that one Sardar keeps the lights on for centuries,” Shah said as he addressed the event.

  • Oct 31, 2021 10:07 AM IST

    He lives in hearts of all Indians: PM Modi pays tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary. “Today the nation is paying tribute to Sardar Patel who gave his life for 'Ek Bharat, shreshth Bharat'. Sardar Patel lives not only in history but also the hearts of all Indians,” he said.

  • Oct 31, 2021 09:25 AM IST

    India reports 12,830 new Covid-19 cases, daily tally 10.36% less than yesterday

    India reported 12,830 new Covid-19 cases and 446 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to data published by the Union Health Ministry website. With new cases, the Covid-19 caseload has gone up to 3,42,73,300, with the active cases standing at 1,59,272 (lowest in 247 days). As many as 14,667 people recuperated form the disease in the same time span, with total recovery soaring to 3,36,55,842.

  • Oct 31, 2021 09:02 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 37th death anniversary

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday paid tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal in the national capital on her 37th death anniversary. Taking to Twitter, he said, "My grandmother continued to serve the country fearlessly till the last moment - her life is a source of inspiration for us. Best example of women power, humble tribute to Indira Gandhi on her martyrdom day."

  • Oct 31, 2021 07:45 AM IST

    Taliban say failure to recognise their government could have global effects

    The Taliban called on the United States and other countries on Saturday to recognise their government in Afghanistan, saying that a failure to do so and the continued freezing of Afghan funds abroad would lead to problems not only for the country but for the world. Read more

  • Oct 31, 2021 07:01 AM IST

    Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai pays his last respects to actor Puneeth Rajkumar

    Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday paid his last respects to actor Puneeth Rajkumar at Sree Kanteerava Studios in Bengaluru. The actor's last rites will be performed today at the same studio.

  • Oct 31, 2021 06:34 AM IST

    One more case lodged against NCB witness Kiran Gosavi, total 3 cases: Pune Police

    The Pune Police have informed that one more case has been registered against Kiran Gosavi (NCB witness in cruise raid case) under sections 420,409,506(2), 120(b) of IPC, and arms act 3(b). So far, a total of 3 cases have been lodged against him. Gosavi is in police custody till November 5.

  • Oct 31, 2021 06:28 AM IST

    Amit Shah to address 'Rashtriya Ekta Divas' event in Gujarat

    Union home minister Amit Shah will on Sunday address the Rashtriya Ekta Divas or National Unity Day celebrations to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, at Kevadiya in Gujarat. Shah is also scheduled to address the event. Read more

  • Oct 31, 2021 06:23 AM IST

    PM Modi to attend second session of G20 Summit on climate change today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday attend the second session of the G20 Rome Summit on climate change and environment. He is also expected to hold a bilateral meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and the outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read more

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