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New Delhi Updated on: August 08, 2021 23:14 IST
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  • 11:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Tropical Storm Kevin gains force in eastern Pacific

    Tropical Storm Kevin was gaining force Sunday in the eastern Pacific and forecasters said it was likely to reach hurricane strength while remaining far off Mexico's coasts. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph (95 kph) Sunday while centered about 495 miles (795 kilometers) south of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.

    It was heading westward at 8 mph (13 kph). Forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane on Monday, but its only threat to land were expected to be storm-driven surf.

     

  • 10:40 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Soldier found dead inside Rajouri camp

     A 24-year-old soldier was found dead Sunday under "mysterious circumstances" inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.

     

  • 8:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mumbai local train services to start for fully vaccinated people from August 15: Uddhav Thackeray

  • 6:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi to launch Ujjwala 2.0 on August 10

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - PMUY) by handing over LPG connections at Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh on August 10.

  • 6:06 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    From August 9, students of class 10 to 12 in Delhi can visit schools for work related to admission, practical activities for board exams: DDMA

  • 5:42 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM to chair UNSC debate on maritime security

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level open debate on "Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation" on Monday via video conferencing.

    His office said on Sunday the meeting is expected to be attended by several heads of state and government of member states of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), and high-level briefers from the UN system and key regional organisations. 

  • 5:12 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Passenger bus overturns in western Turkey, killing 14 people

     A passenger bus veered and tumbled off a highway in western Turkey, killing 14 people on Sunday. The governor's office of Balikesir province said 18 people injured in the crash were being treated in five hospitals.

    It said the bus overturned at 04:40 local time (0140 GMT). Emergency units arrived at the site, where 11 people died. Three others died in the hospital.

     

  • 5:11 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Assam minister Atul Bora tests positive for COVID-19

    Assam Agriculture Minister Atul Bora was hospitalised on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19.

    "I have tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. I request all those who have come in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest," he tweeted.

    The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) president has been admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital and his condition is stated to be stable, party sources said.

  • 2:23 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Assam MP Badruddin Ajmal to meet Amit Shah over Assam-Mizoram border dispute

    Assam MP Badruddin Ajmal to meet Amit Shah over Assam-Mizoram border dispute

  • 2:22 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM Modi requesting to increase vaccines for West Bengal

    Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM Modi requesting to increase vaccines for West Bengal

  • 2:21 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel takes part in Hareli festival

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel takes part in Hareli festival

  • 2:20 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    J&K: Baramulla police set up drug de-addiction centre to help youth

    J&K: Baramulla police set up drug de-addiction centre to help youth

  • 2:20 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    More than 52.37 crores vaccine doses provided to States/UTs so far: Health Ministry

    More than 52.37 crores vaccine doses provided to States/UTs so far: Health Ministry

  • 10:31 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    India's cumulative COVID vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.68 Cr: Health Ministry

    India's cumulative COVID vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.68 Cr: Health Ministry

  • 10:30 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    IGI PS informs Airport Operations Control Centre about bomb threat

    IGI PS informs Airport Operations Control Centre about bomb threat

  • 8:29 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Surat Municipal Corporation installs sculptures using waste material in the city

    Surat Municipal Corporation installs sculptures using waste material in the city

  • 8:29 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    G Kishan Reddy to inaugurate exhibition on 'Quit India Movement'

    G Kishan Reddy to inaugurate exhibition on 'Quit India Movement'

  • 8:28 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Devising a 3-tier training program which includes basic, intermediate, advance training: Commandant 12 Bn NDRF

    Devising a 3-tier training program which includes basic, intermediate, advance training: Commandant 12 Bn NDRF

  • 8:27 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    NIA conducting raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir

    NIA conducting raids at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir