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'Appreciate he doesn't hide his true self': Ghulam Nabi Azad showers praise on PM Modi

'Appreciate he doesn't hide his true self': Ghulam Nabi Azad showers praise on PM Modi

Politics | Feb 28, 2021, 04:55 PM IST

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has showered praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet again. Talking about his humble beginnings, Azad said he appreciated the fact that Modi doesn't hide his true self.

Delhi coronavirus cases

Delhi records 197 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 10,910

India | Feb 28, 2021, 04:47 PM IST

Delhi recorded as many as 197 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 6.39 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 10,910. 

Pooja Chavan death case, Sanjay Rathod resignation, Sanjay Rathod resigns, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Tha

Pooja Chavan death case: Maharashtra minister Sanjay Rathod tenders resignation, Uddhav accepts

India | Feb 28, 2021, 10:15 PM IST

Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod Sunday submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, days after his name figured in the death case of a 23-year-old woman.

Army paper leak, army paper cancelled, Common Entrance Examination Recruitment Soldiers General Duty

Common Entrance Examination for Recruitment of Soldiers cancelled after paper leak

Education | Feb 28, 2021, 03:48 PM IST

A Common Entrance Examination for Recruitment of Soldiers (General Duty) has been leaked, officials have told PTI. Following this, the Army has decided to cancel the examination for pan-India recruitment of general duty personnel.   

pune night curfew

COVID-19: Pune extends night curfew till March 14; schools to remain shut

India | Feb 28, 2021, 02:34 PM IST

The State Health Department informed on Saturday that Maharashtra reported 8,623 new COVID-19 cases, 3,648 recoveries, and 51 deaths in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 death toll reached 1,56,938 on Saturday with additional 113 deaths.

Amazonia-1 satellite

PM Modi congratulates Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on successful launch of Amazonia-1

India | Feb 28, 2021, 02:01 PM IST

ISRO informed that primary satellite Amazonia-1 successfully separated from PSLV C51. It also said that all co-passenger satellites have been separated from PSLV-C51.

amit shah

Congress collapsing across India due to dynasty politics: Amit Shah

India | Feb 28, 2021, 01:49 PM IST

Shah also ridiculed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for saying there was no 'dedicated' fisheries ministry and pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set it up two years ago.  

west bengal polls

WB polls: 3,064 booths designated for 9 assembly seats across West Bardhaman district

India | Feb 28, 2021, 12:34 PM IST

An additional 1.27 lakh electors have registered to vote this time. About 450 polling stations will have an all-woman polling staff, and all booths will be provided basic facilities like drinking water and toilets.

Centre to launch campaign to promote water conservation: PM

Centre to launch campaign to promote water conservation: PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'

India | Feb 28, 2021, 02:45 PM IST

The Prime Minister made the statement while addressing this year's second 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme.

Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021: Legal action to be taken against COVID-19 SOP violators

Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021: Legal action to be taken against COVID-19 SOP violators

India | Feb 28, 2021, 11:25 AM IST

The Kumbh Mela will take place from April 1 to 30 in Haridwar this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Kumbh Mela will take place from April 1 to 30 in Haridwar this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

india coronavirus numbers

With 16,752 new COVID-19 cases, India records biggest single-day jump in 30 days

India | Feb 28, 2021, 10:25 AM IST

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. 

IT dept detects Rs 220 crore black income after raids on TN-based tiles manufacturer

IT dept detects Rs 220 crore black income after raids on TN-based tiles manufacturer

India | Feb 28, 2021, 09:52 AM IST

The CBDT said in a statement that Rs 8.30 crore cash was seized during the raids on the group engaged in the business of manufacture and sale of tiles and sanitaryware. The group is the "leader" in tiles business in south India.

National Science Day 2021

National Science Day 2021: Know history, significance, theme

Feb 28, 2021, 10:31 AM IST

National Science Day is celebrated in India every year on February 28. The celebration includes public speeches, radio, TV, science movies, science exhibitions based on themes and concepts, debates, quiz competitions, lectures, science model exhibitions and many more activities.

Hisar's Khap panchayat to increase milk price in protest against farm laws, fuel rates

Hisar's Khap panchayat to increase milk price in protest against farm laws, fuel rates

India | Feb 28, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

Many people were sitting in agitation against the rising fuel prices coupled with their angst against the recently passed farm laws.

arvind kejriwal

Delhi's law and order situation in serious turmoil, says Kejriwal on recent incidents of crime

India | Feb 28, 2021, 08:59 AM IST

"Deeply concerned by the murder of an 8-yr old girl in Khichdipur & attack on a 17-yr old boy in Kalkaji. Delhi's law and order situation is in a serious turmoil, I appeal to Hon'ble Home Minister and Lt. Gov to take appropriate action to address the situation," Kejriwal said.

PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission

ISRO launches PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1, 18 other satellites from Sriharikota

India | Feb 28, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

NSIL undertook this mission under a commercial arrangement with Seattle, US-based satellite rideshare and mission management provider, Spaceflight Inc. Amazonia-1 is the optical earth observation satellite of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE).

bengaluru coronavirus cluster

3 more COVID-19 clusters identified in Bengaluru, 33 new cases reported

India | Feb 28, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

Meanwhile, Karnataka has enforced that passengers coming from Kerala and Maharashtra must produce an RT-PCR negative certificate 72-hours prior to their travel date before entering the state. 

mann ki baat

PM Modi addresses 2021's second 'Mann Ki Baat'

India | Feb 28, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

In the last Mann Ki Baat in January, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to the countrymen to write about freedom fighters and stories of their struggle to mark the country's 75th Independence Day this year.

odisha coronavirus home isolation

COVID-19: Odisha mandates home isolation for people coming from THESE 5 states

India | Feb 28, 2021, 07:04 AM IST

Odisha reported 86 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday from 21 districts. Sundergarh district recorded the highest of 10 new cases followed by Khurda and Sambalpur (9 each).

Gujarat local bodies polls

Gujarat local bodies polls underway, 3.04 crore people to vote

Elections | Feb 28, 2021, 08:41 AM IST

While the BJP has been the dominant force in the state for several years now, Congress believes the fuel price hikes and disenchantment of the people with the ruling party will help it make a comeback.