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  • 11:12 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi to inaugurate various projects in Somnath, Gujarat tomorrow

    At 11 AM tomorrow, various projects in Somnath, Gujarat would be inaugurated. These works will add to the overall infrastructure at Somnath: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • 11:10 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    US Pres Joe Biden & VP Kamala Harris met with their national security team

    US Pres Joe Biden & VP Kamala Harris met with their national security team to discuss security, diplomatic & intelligence updates in Afghanistan. They discussed status of operations at Hamid Karzai Int'l Airport, which continues to be secure & operational: White House official

  • 10:19 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    2 labourers dead, 5 injured after lift at under-construction building collapses in Palghar

    Two labourers died, five sustained injuries after a lift at an under-construction building collapsed in Vada area of Palghar, Maharashtra: Palghar Disaster Management

  • 9:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Section 144 CrPC imposed in Dholpur district, Rajasthan

    Section 144 CrPC imposed in Dholpur district, Rajasthan in wake of #COVID19 situation. Organising of public, social, political, entertainment, educational, cultural & religious gatherings/processions/festivals will not be allowed. This will come into effect from 20th August.

  • 9:56 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    J-K: Terrorists lob grenade on police party

    Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists lobbed a grenade on police naka party of Police and CRPF at Saraf Kadal in Old Srinagar city. One policeman received minor injuries. 

  • 7:45 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Washington: Police investigating report of possible explosive in truck near Library of Congress

    Washington: Police investigating report of possible explosive in truck near Library of Congress, area being evacuated, say AP sources. 

     

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Terrorists open fire at political leader Ghulam Hassan Lone in Kulgam

    Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists fired bullets at political leader Ghulam Hassan Lone at his residence at Devsar in Kulgam district. He has been shifted to a hospital. Details awaited.

  • 7:09 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    NIA searches 3 locations in Bihar in Jehanabad Arms recovery case

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted searches at three locations in Bihar in the Jehanabad Arms recovery case.

  • 5:52 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Several people killed in Afghan city of Asadabad

    Several people were killed in the Afghan city of Asadabad when Taliban fighters fired on people waving the national flag at an Independence Day rally: Reuters 

  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    A hardcore naxal Ramesh Ganju aka Azad arrested in joint operation by Chatra Police & CRPF. He was carrying a reward of 15 lakhs. Over 45 cases are registered against him in Bihar & Jharkhand. The arrested naxal is believed to be an expert in planting landmine: Jharkhand Police

  • 4:59 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Dhanbad judge death: CBI submits progress report in a sealed cover in Jharkhand HC

    Dhanbad judge death: CBI submits progress report in a sealed cover in Jharkhand HC. HC instructs competent authority of FSL Ranchi to appear before them on next hearing,after it learnt that FSL allegedly couldn't do urine test of accused due to unavailability of required facility

  • 4:24 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    West Bengal DG & IGP Virendra gets additional charge

    West Bengal DG & IGP Virendra has been given additional charge of the post of Chairman, West Bengal Police Recruitment Board.

     

  • 4:22 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Assam government says detention centres will now be called 'Transit camps'

    Assam government has said that detention centres, which house 'foreigners' in Assam, will now be called 'Transit camps'. A notification, signed by Niraj Verma, principal secy of home and political Dept of Assam govt, on Aug 17, stated that “the nomenclature of detention centre is changed to ‘Transit Camp’ for detention purpose” in partial modification of an earlier notification dated 17.06.2009.

     

  • 4:21 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    SC allows Gali Janardhan Reddy to visit and stay in Bellary district

    Supreme Court allows former Karnataka minister and mining baron, Gali Janardhan Reddy, accused in a multi-million illegal mining case to visit and stay in Bellary district in Karnataka and Kadapa and Anantpuram in Andhra Pradesh

  • 2:59 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    BREAKING | Explosion rocks Muharram procession in Pakistan, at least 30 wounded, deaths feared, reports AP

  • 2:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    MHA recommends preliminary probe by CBI into purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses by Delhi Govt

    Ministry of Home Affairs recommends a preliminary investigation by CBI into the purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses by Delhi Govt.

     

  • 2:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Gujarat HC issues restraining order on implementation of certain sections of Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act

    Gujarat High Court issues restraining order on the implementation of certain sections of Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act; says FIR cannot be registered unless it is proved that the marriage was solemnized through coercion, pressure or greed.

     

     

     

     

  • 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    JP Nadda offers prayers at Jageshwar Temple in Uttarakhand's Almora today

    Uttarakhand: BJP President JP Nadda offers prayers at Jageshwar Temple in Almora district.

  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Punjab Congress appoints former state DGP Mohd Mustafa as principal strategic advisor to Navjot Singh Sidhu

    Punjab Congress appoints former state DGP Mohammad Mustafa as principal strategic advisor to state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. "He would also act as PCC coordinator with AICC", Punjab Congress says.

  • 1:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    India Ratings revise FY22 real GDP growth projection to 9.4%

    India Ratings revise FY22 real GDP growth projection to 9.4%, projects quarterly GDP growth of 15.3% in Q1, 8.3% in Q2, 7.8% in Q3 and 7.8% in Q4.

     

  • 12:02 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Caste-based census: Nitish Kumar to meet PM Modi on August 23

    Caste-based census: Nitish Kumar to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 23. I had sought an appointment with the PM to meet him along with a delegation from Bihar to conduct the caste-based census. We have been given time on August 23: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Post-poll violence in WB took place under protection of state govt: Kailash Vijayvargiya

    Post-poll violence in West Bengal took place under the protection of the state government. The order by the Calcutta High Court has exposed the government. We welcome the court order: BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.

     

     

     

     

  • 11:37 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Calcutta HC also orders to set up SIT for probe; senior officers from WB cadre to be a part of team

    Calcutta High Court also orders to set up SIT for investigation; senior officers from West Bengal cadre to be a part of the team.

     

  • 11:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Calcutta High Court orders court-monitored CBI probe into incidents of post-poll violence in WB

    Calcutta High Court orders a court-monitored CBI probe into the incidents of post-poll violence in West Bengal.

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

    Encounter breaks out in Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri district

    Jammu & Kashmir: Encounter breaks out in Thanamandi area of Rajouri district. Details are awaited.

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Dharmendra Pradhan, Ashwini Vaishnaw arrived at Bhubaneswar today to join Jan Ashirwad Yatras in Odisha

    Odisha: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw arrived at Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar this morning. The two Union Ministers will join Jan Ashirwad Yatras in the State.

     

     

     

     

  • 10:09 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Let her dream. What happened to the party with which she was earlier (Congress)?: Dilip Ghosh on Sushmita Dev

    Let her dream. What happened to the party with which she was earlier (Congress)?: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on TMC leader Sushmita Dev's reported statement that Sonia Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee are preparing together for 2024 polls.

     

     

  • 9:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Lakshadweep's Society for Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports of Lakshadweep decided to disengage 111 contractual staff in its units for 1 month

    Lakshadweep's Society for Promotion of Nature Tourism and Sports of Lakshadweep has decided to disengage 111 contractual staff in its units for a period of one month, considering the financial condition & actual requirement.

     

  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    ICMR achieved milestone of conducting 50 crores tests in India

    Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the apex body at the forefront of formulating COVID-19 testing protocols in India has achieved the milestone of conducting 50 crores tests on Wednesday. 

     

     

  • 9:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Joint patrolling party of Indian Army, J&K Police arrested 2 bike-borne persons in Kulgam: Police

    A joint patrolling party of Indian Army and J&K Police arrested two bike-borne persons & recovered a pistol, two magazines, and 12 rounds following a chase after one of them brandished the pistol when security forces asked them to stop in Kulgam yesterday. FIR registered: Police

  • 8:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    An ICMR study conducted in Chennai found that Delta variant has potential to infect both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals

    An ICMR study conducted in Chennai has found that the Delta variant has the potential to infect both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, but it reduces mortality among the former group.

     

     

  • 7:24 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Train movement disrupted after train hit an animal near Jhinjhak Railway Station in UP's Kanpur

    Train movement disrupted after a train hit an animal near Jhinjhak Railway Station in UP's Kanpur Dehat district late last night, leaving three pillars of OHC line damaged. Repair work underway.

     

  • 6:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on Richter scale hit Katra, J&K today: National Centre for Seismology

    An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale hit Katra, Jammu and Kashmir at 5.08am today: National Centre for Seismology.

  • 6:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Ashraf Ghani said that he left Kabul to prevent bloodshed: Reuters

    Ashraf Ghani said that he had left Kabul to prevent bloodshed. He denied reports of taking large sums of money with him as he departed the Afghan presidential palace: Reuters.