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  • 9:45 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Taliban take Herat, Afghanistan's third-largest city, government forces and administration retreated: AFP

    Taliban take Herat, Afghanistan's third-largest city, government forces and administration retreated

  • 8:51 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Gujarat: At least 4 labourers fell into a chimney while working inside it, at a cement factory in Ranavav, Porbandar

    Gujarat: At least 4 labourers fell into a chimney while working inside it, at a cement factory in Ranavav, Porbandar this evening. Officials are present at the spot. Ambulances & Health Dept team present.

  • 8:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Taliban take over Herat police HQ in western Afghanistan

    Taliban take over Herat police HQ in western Afghanistan

  • 7:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Government of Rajasthan allows re-opening of schools from class 9-12 with 50% capacity

    Government of Rajasthan allows re-opening of schools from class 9-12 with 50% capacity, from 1st September 2021; teaching & non-teaching staff need to mandatorily have taken at least one dose of COVID19 vaccine 14 days prior to this.

    Read more: Rajasthan decides to reopen schools from Class 9-12. Check details

     

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    KPS Malhotra, working as DCP, CP Secretariat in Delhi, has been awarded Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation 2021

    KPS Malhotra, working as DCP, CP Secretariat in Delhi, has been awarded Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation 2021. He has worked in Narcotics Control Bureau & was also heading the SIT that probed the drugs case related to death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Venkaiah Naidu meets Om Birla to review the unfortunate sequence of events in the Parliament, during the recent session

    M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President and Chairman Rajya Sabha in a meeting with Speaker Lok Sabha Om Birla, reviewed the unfortunate sequence of events in the Parliament, during the recent session: Vice President Secretariat

     

  • 5:52 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Retail inflation at 5.59% in July 2021 as compared to 6.26% in June 2021: Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

    Retail inflation at 5.59% in July 2021 as compared to 6.26% in June 2021: Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation.

  • 5:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    A five-member TMC delegation, comprising four MPs and State Minister Bratya Basu, to visit Tripura tomorrow

    A five-member TMC delegation, comprising four MPs and State Minister Bratya Basu, to visit Tripura tomorrow after their youth leaders were allegedly attacked and FIR was registered against TMC leaders.

     

  • 5:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    High Court of Himachal directs the State Govt to reconsider its decision of holding ‘Maa Chintpurni Sawan Mela’ in Una district

    High Court of Himachal Pradesh directs the State Govt to reconsider its decision of holding ‘Maa Chintpurni Sawan Mela’ in Una district, in view of COVID 19 situation. The Court directs the State Govt to consider the decision, preferably before 13th August 2021.

     

  • 5:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Afghan government negotiators in Qatar offered the Taliban a power-sharing deal in return for an end to fighting in the country: AFP News Agency

    Afghan government negotiators in Qatar offered the Taliban a power-sharing deal in return for an end to fighting in the country: AFP News Agency.

  • 5:02 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Our Mission in Kabul issued advisory for Indian nationals earlier this week, advising them to return to India via commercial flights: MEA

    We're closely monitoring developments, we're concerned about the deteriorating security situation. Our Mission in Kabul issued an advisory for Indian nationals earlier this week, advising them to return to India via commercial flights. Last year, our Mission in Kabul had facilitated the return of over 383 members of the Hindu & Sikh communities in Afghanistan to India. Our Mission in Kabul continues to remain in touch with Afghan Hindu & Sikh community members&we'll ensure the provision of all necessary assistance to them, said a spokesperson of MEA.

  • 4:36 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Six Naxals, including four women, surrender before Andhra Pradesh police

    Six Naxals, including four women, surrender before Andhra Pradesh police. One of them is a Naxal division committee member and two are area committee members in Amaravati.

     

  • 4:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Union Health Minister Mandaviya meets WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan to dicuss WHO's approval of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin

    Today, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met WHO Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan and discussed WHO's approval of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.

     

  • 4:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Assam CM offers the post of DSP to Tokyo 2020 bronze medalist boxer Lovlina Borgohain

    Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma offers the post of DSP to Tokyo 2020 bronze medalist boxer Lovlina Borgohain. A road in Guwahati will be named after the boxer. A stadium will be constructed in her name in her home town Golaghat. Her coach will be given Rs 10 Lakhs. 

     

  • 4:27 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    If the opposition continue like this, things can't work out: Union Min Pralhad Joshi

    Discussion possible in a healthy environment. I would like to know from Rahul Gandhi what's the debate about? Y'day also we offered that if they're ready to discuss, we can run the House till Mon,Tues, but if they continue like this, things can't work out: Union Min Pralhad Joshi

     

  • 4:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    J&K Police tested drones which will be used for aerial surveillance in Srinagar on Independence Day

    J&K Police tested drones which will be used for aerial surveillance in Srinagar on Independence Day. "We've drones that will be used for aerial surveillance in & around the main venue for Independence Day in Srinagar," says Gh. Mohi-u-din, DSP, East Srinagar.

  • 4:11 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Home Ministry held a meeting with Delhi Police over the rape-murder of a minor girl in Delhi's Nangal & rape of another minor girl in Mayur Vihar

    Home Ministry held a meeting with Delhi Police over the rape-murder of a minor girl in Delhi's Nangal & rape of another minor girl in Mayur Vihar. Delhi Police is committed to file a chargesheet within 30 days of filing the case. Both matters will be heard in fast track courts.

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    CCTV footage shows Opposition MPs jostling with marshals in Parliament yesterday | WATCH

    CCTV footage shows Opposition MPs jostling with marshals in Parliament yesterday

    Read more: Opposition claims manhandling in Rajya Sabha, video captures MPs shoving marshals | EXCLUSIVE

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Calcutta High Court adjourns the Nandigram matter to 15th November

    Calcutta High Court adjourns the Nandigram matter to 15th November. CM Mamata Banerjee had filed a petition challenging BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari's election from Nandigram constituency in 2021 assembly elections. 

     

  • 3:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Instead of shedding crocodile tears, the Opposition must apologise to nation: Union Min Anurag Thakur

    "People wait for their issues to be raised in Parliament. Whereas anarchy remained the Opposition's agenda. They didn't care about people, taxpayers' money. What happened was condemnable. Instead of shedding crocodile tears, they must apologize to the nation. PM had told new ministers to go to Rajya Sabha & listen to quality debates. But we got feedback from them that what are the tables for - to dance on or is there some other purpose of the tables? Were Ministers asked to come to this RS where democracy was insulted?", asks Union Min Anurag Thakur.

     

     

  • 2:23 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Home Secy Ajay Kumar Bhalla gets 1-year extension of service

    Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla gets one year extension of service.

  • 2:06 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    J&K: Arms and ammunition, drugs recovered by security forces during search operation in Kupwara district: Police

    J&K: 15 Grenades, 3 detonators, 5 pistols with ammunition, 1 packet heroin recovered by security forces during a search operation in Hajitra, Tadd village near the Line of Control in Karnah sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district: Kupwara Police.

     

     

     

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Kinnaur landslide: Rescue operations halted for last 2 hours due to shooting stones from uphill, informs ITBP

    Rescue operations halted for last 2 hours due to shooting stones from uphill. At present, the national highway is closed. HRTC bus wreckage is seen spread over 100 meters of area in the middle of the rubble: ITBP spokesperson Vivek Pandey on Kinnaur landslide incident.

     

  • 1:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Siliguri: Landslide occurs on NH-10 in Sevoke following overnight rainfall, restoration work underway

    Siliguri: Landslide occurs on National Highway-10 near SNT Dhara in Sevoke following overnight rainfall, traffic movement affected; restoration work underway.

     

  • 12:53 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM Modi interacted with women SHG members promoted under DAY-NRLM during ‘Aatmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’

    PM Narendra Modi interacted with women Self Help Group members/community resource persons promoted under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) via video conferencing during ‘Aatmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’.

     

     

  • 12:43 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Total 2,64,442 passenger vehicles were sold in July 21 as against 1,82,779 passenger vehicles sold in July 2020: SIAM

    Total 2,64,442 passenger vehicles were sold in July 21 as against 1,82,779 passenger vehicles sold in July 2020: Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

     

     

     

  • 11:57 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    HP CM Jairam Thakur conducts aerial survey of landslide-hit area in Kinnaur

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur conducts aerial survey of the landslide-hit area in Kinnaur. A total of 13 bodies have been recovered so far from the landslide site in the Nugulsari area.

  • 11:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    I don't want to blame anybody but House must function: Former PM HD Deve Gowda

    I don't want to blame anybody but House must function. All seniors leaders of both sides must come together to run the parliament proceedings in the upcoming session in November: Former PM and Janata Dal-Secular (JDS)  president HD Deve Gowda. 

     

  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Uttarakhand STF nabbed 2 cyber-criminals of Jamtara, Jharkhand from Pune, in case related to cyber fraud

    Special Task Force (STF), Uttarakhand has nabbed two cyber-criminals of Jamtara, Jharkhand from Pune, Maharashtra in a case related to cyber fraud of Rs 10 lakhs.

     

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Opposition leaders march towards Vijay Chowk from Parliament demanding repeal of Centre's 3 farm laws

    Delhi: Opposition leaders march towards Vijay Chowk from Parliament demanding repeal of Centre's three farm laws.

     

  • 10:37 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Varanasi: Ganga river flowing above danger mark, floods low-lying areas; rescue operation on

    Varanasi: Ganga river flowing above danger mark, floods low-lying areas; National Disaster Response Force continues to conduct rescue and relief operation.

  • 9:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    2 criminals killed in police encounter in Delhi's Khajuri Khas area

    Two criminals killed in a police encounter in Delhi's Khajuri Khas area; 2 police personnel also injured in the incident.

     

  • 9:05 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Total no of samples tested up to Aug 11 is 48,73,70,196 including 21,24,953 samples tested on Wednesday: ICMR

    COVID-19: The total number of samples tested up to 11th August is 48,73,70,196 including 21,24,953 samples tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

  • 7:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Madhya Pradesh: Indore has been declared as India's 1st 'water plus' city

    Madhya Pradesh: Indore has been declared as India's first 'water plus' city. "Indore carried out survey and halted 7,000 outfalls of greywater that went in rivers, drains. We completed all criteria to gain this achievement," said Indore Municipal Commissioner Pratibha Pal on Wednesday. 

     

  • 7:23 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Himachal Pradesh: The number of dead bodies recovered from landslide site of Kinnaur rises to 13, says ITBP

    The number of dead bodies recovered from the landslide site of Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh rises to 13 after the retrieval of another body: ITBP

  • 6:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    HP: Another body recovered by ITBP personnel from wreckage of bus following landslide in Kinnaur

    Himachal Pradesh | Another body has been recovered by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel from the wreckage of a bus following the landslide in Kinnaur. Death toll rises to 11.

     

  • 6:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    ISRO's GSLV-F10 lifts off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota

    WATCH: Indian Space Research Organisation's GSLV-F10 lifts off successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota (Source: DD)