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  • 11:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    PM will interact with Heads of Indian Missions abroad along with stakeholders of the trade & commerce sector of the country tomorrow

    PM Narendra Modi will interact with Heads of Indian Missions abroad along with stakeholders of the trade & commerce sector of the country tomorrow, via video conferencing. The event will mark a clarion call by the PM for ‘Local Goes Global - Make in India for the World’: PMO

     

  • 11:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal met Tony Abbott, Australian PM's Special Trade Envoy

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal met Tony Abbott, Australian PM's Special Trade Envoy, to discuss ways to further strengthen bilateral ties. "India & Australia working for a resilient & reliable supply chain," Union Minister tweets Piyush Goyal.

  • 9:35 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Haryana: Farmers protest on 19th foundation day of JJP students' union, INSO | WATCH

    Haryana: Farmers protest against Centre's three farm laws on 19th foundation day of JJP students' union, Indian national students organisation (INSO) outside Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak.

  • 9:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit Sikar, Rajasthan

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit Sikar, Rajasthan at 8:14 pm today: National Center for Seismology

     

  • 9:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    SC on Friday will deliver its judgement in Amazon-Future-Reliance case

    Supreme Court on Friday will deliver its judgement in Amazon-Future-Reliance case & will decide whether Singapore's Emergency Arbitrator Award restraining Future Retail Ltd from going ahead with its merger deal with Reliance Retail is valid under Indian law &if it can be enforced

     

  • 8:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Assam- Mizoram travel ban withdrawn

    Government of Assam issues order, "In view of the joint statement issued today by the representatives of the Governments of Assam and Mizoram, the travel advisory (advising people of Assam not to travel to Mizoram) dated 29th July is hereby withdrawn."

  • 7:02 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Indigenous ALH Dhruv helicopter operating onboard 'Vikrant' during its sea trials off the coast of Kochi | WATCH

    Indigenous ALH Dhruv helicopter operating onboard Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 'Vikrant' during its sea trials off the coast of Kochi, Kerala.

     

  • 6:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    NIA files charge sheet in case of extortion by terrorist gang PLFI in Latehar, Jharkhand.

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) files chargesheet in case of extortion by terrorist gang Peoples’ Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in Latehar, Jharkhand.

     

  • 6:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    What is happening regarding Farm laws is politically motivated: Shobha Karandlaje, MoS Agriculture, on farmer's protest

    The laws are beneficial for the farmers. They were bound to sell their produce in a fixed area but now it can be sold anywhere at a better price. But what is happening regarding this is politically motivated: Shobha Karandlaje, MoS Agriculture, on farmer's protest.

     

  • 6:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    After Vodafone and Cairn Energy setbacks, Central Government moves to end Retrospective Tax and amends Income Tax Act

    After Vodafone and Cairn Energy setbacks, Central Government moves to end Retrospective Tax and amends Income Tax Act

  • 6:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Both the representatives of Assam and Mizoram led the delegation and decided that neutral forces will be deployed in the area of conflict

    Both the representatives of Assam and Mizoram led the delegation and decided that neutral forces will be deployed in the area of conflict. Govt of Mizoram has condoled the deaths of six Assam police personnel and wished the injured speedy recovery: Assam Minister Ashok Singhal

     

  • 5:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia loses to Myles Amine, misses out on bronze

    Deepak Punia was leading about 5:50 minutes before conceding a painful defeat to San Marino's Myles Amine.  ​

  • 5:02 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia loses to San Marino's Myles Amine in men's Freestyle 86 kg

    Wrestler Deepak Punia loses to San Marino's Myles Amine in men's Freestyle 86 kg

  • 4:38 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Dahiya wins silver medal in 57kg category

    Wrestler Ravi Dahiya gets #Silver medal, loses to ROC's Zavur Uguev in men's Freestyle 57 kg final.

  • 4:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Bengal has received fewer vaccines as per its density of population, says Mamata

    Gujarat, UP, Karnataka have received enough amount of COVID vaccines. I don't discriminate among people. Bengal has received fewer vaccines as per its density of population. I would request the Centre and appeal PM not to discriminate among states, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

     

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    NSF conducted a counter-terrorism security exercise by helicopter at Amma ground near Pandi Kovil, Madurai | WATCH

    Over 150 personnel of National Security Forces conducted a counter-terrorism security exercise by helicopter at Amma ground near Pandi Kovil, Madurai. Forces also conducted rehearsal on security measures to be taken in the event of terrorist attack in protected area.

  • 4:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee holds Global Advisory Board meeting over third COVID-19 wave

    West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee holds Global Advisory Board meeting over third COVID-19 wave. Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee was also present at the meeting.

  • 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Tokyo Olympics: Belarus’ Vanesa loses in semis, Vinesh Phogat's medal hopes dashed.

    Belarus’ Vanesa loses in semis, Vinesh Phogat's medal hopes dashed.

     

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Himachal Opposition Congress staged a walkout in state assembly on the issue of changing Chief Secretary

    Himachal Pradesh: Opposition Congress staged a walkout in state assembly on the issue of changing Chief Secretary.

  • 3:29 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3.40 pm amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3.40 pm amid sloganeering by MPs of the Opposition over various issues, including  'Pegasus Project' media report.

     

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Assam, Mizoram cut the ice over border tension, hold first round of talks since deadly clashes

    Days after violent border clashes which claimed the lives of 6 policemen, Assam and Mizoram on Thursday held the first round of talks where the states agreed to take forward the initiatives taken by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and their Chief Ministers to ease the prevailing tensions.  

    Read more: Assam, Mizoram cut the ice over border tension, hold first round of talks since deadly clashes

     

  • 3:27 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Himachal Chief Secretary Anil Kumar Khachi appointed as State Election Commissioner with immediate effect

    Himachal Chief Secretary Anil Kumar Khachi appointed as State Election Commissioner with immediate effect.

     

     

  • 3:25 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Youth Congress protests over issues including fuel price hike and Pegasus in Delhi

    Youth Congress protests over issues including fuel price hike and Pegasus at Raisana road. Water cannons were used to disperse the protestors.

  • 3:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Tokyo Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok tied on 2nd after two rounds, in contention for podium finish

    Tokyo Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok tied on 2nd after two rounds, in contention for podium finish

    Read more: Aditi Ashok finishes T-2nd at end of second round

  • 2:56 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 4:00 pm amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs

    Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 4:00 pm amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs.

  • 2:52 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Delhi: Youth Congress protests over issues including fuel price hike, Pegasus at Raisana road today

    Delhi: Youth Congress protests over issues including fuel price hike and Pegasus at Raisana road. Water cannons were used to disperse the protestors.

     

  • 2:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Aug 5 will be remembered in history for abrogation of Article 370 and construction of Ram Temple: PM Modi

    August 5 will be remembered in history. Two years ago on this day, Article 370 was abrogated in Jammu and Kashmir. On this day last year, the first step was taken towards the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Today, construction of a grand Ram Temple is underway: PM Modi.

     

     

  • 2:05 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    No matter how much Opposition try to disrupt Parliament proceedings, India cannot become hostage to such selfishness, politics: PM Modi

    No matter how much some people (Opposition) try to disrupt Parliament proceedings and stall the development of the country, our country cannot become hostage to such selfishness and politics: PM Modi.

     

     

     

  • 1:51 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya held meeting with Chairman of Dr Reddy’s Lab over production, supply of Sputnik V COVID vaccine

    Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya today held a meeting with Dr Satish Reddy, Chairman of Dr Reddy’s Lab over the production and supply of  Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.

     

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

    PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana via video conferencing

    PM Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Uttar Pradesh, via video conferencing.

     

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

    PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana via video conferencing

    PM Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana in Uttar Pradesh, via video conferencing.

     

  • 1:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    UP CM Yogi Adityanath offers prayers to Ram Lalla in Ayodhya

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayers to Ram Lalla at Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya.

  • 12:36 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM speaks to India Hockey team Captain, coach and others after the team won Bronze medal in men's hockey match against Germany

    PM Narendra Modi speaks to the India Hockey team Captain Manpreet Singh, coach Graham Reid and assistant coach Piyush Dubey after the team won Bronze medal in men's hockey match against Germany.

     

  • 11:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11:30 am amid protests by Opposition MPs

    Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 11:30 am amid protests by Opposition MPs.

  • 11:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs

    Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 12 noon amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs.

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Karnataka: ED team conducted raids at residence of Chickpet MLA BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan in IMA scam case

    Karnataka: A team of the Enforcement Directorate also conducted raids at the residence of Chickpet MLA BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan in connection with the IMA scam case.

     

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

    Over 51.01 cr COVID vaccine doses provided to States/UTs so far: Health Ministry

    More than 51.01 crore (51,01,88,510) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 48,60,15,232 doses as per data available at 8 am today: Union Health Ministry.

     

  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    COVID: India reports 42,982 new cases, 533 deaths in last 24 hours, says Health Ministry

    India reports 42,982 new COVID-19 cases, 41,726 recoveries and 533 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.

     

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

    Pegasus issue: Congress MP Manish Tewari gives notice to move motion for adjournment of business of LS

    Congress MP Manish Tewari gives the notice to move a motion for the adjournment of the business of Lok Sabha over the Pegasus issue.

     

  • 9:58 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Opening bell: Sensex slips 121 points, currently at 54,248.68

    Sensex slips 121 points, currently at 54,248.68; Nifty at 16,215.75.

  • 9:01 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Indian men's Hockey team brings Bronze medal home after they beat Germany, 5-4

    Tokyo Olympics: Indian men's Hockey team brings Bronze medal home after they beat Germany, 5-4.

  • 8:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Wrestling, Women's 57 kg: Anshu Malik loses to Valeria Koblova in Repechage round

    Tokyo Olympics: Wrestling, Women's 57 kg: Anshu Malik loses to Valeria Koblova in Repechage round.

  • 8:15 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Wrestling, Women's 53kg Freestyle, 1/8 Final: Vinesh Phogat beats Sofia Magdalena 7-1

    Tokyo Olympics: Wrestling, Women's 53kg Freestyle, 1/8 Final: Vinesh Phogat beats Sofia Magdalena 7-1.

  • 7:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Delhi girl death: NCPCR requests DM to ensure that victim's identity is not disclosed during investigation under POCSO Act 2012

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) wrote to District Magistrate, South West, New Delhi yesterday in a matter where a minor girl was allegedly raped, murdered & cremated without her parents' consent in Delhi. NCPCR requests DM to ensure that the victim's identity is not disclosed during the process of investigation under POCSO Act 2012 and furnish action taken report within 48 hours. 

     

     

  • 7:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    UNSC will meet on Aug 6, under Indian Presidency to discuss and take stock of situation in Afghanistan: Ambassador of India to UN

    UN Security Council will meet on Friday, August 6, under Indian Presidency to discuss and take stock of the situation in Afghanistan: Ambassador of India to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti.

     

  • 7:15 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    CCB seized 9 tons of red sandalwood worth Rs 4.5 crores in Bengaluru

    Karnataka: Central Crime Branch (CCB) says it has seized 9 tons of red sandalwood worth Rs 4.5 crores and arrested two persons in Bengaluru.

     

  • 7:01 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Psychotropic drugs seized from home, godown of a person in Maharajganj on Wednesday

    Psychotropic drugs worth Rs 686 crores have been seized on Wednesday from the home and godown of a person in Thuthibari area of Maharajganj. "The person has been arrested and another accused is on the run. They sold the drugs to local medical stores and in Nepal," says SP Pradeep Gupta.

     

     

     

  • 6:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    COVID: UK to move India from 'red' to 'amber' list on Aug 8, as per information available on UK Govt website

    COVID-19: UK to move India from 'red' to 'amber' list on August 8, as per information available on UK Govt website.