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  • 11:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    One killed, four injured in landslide in Nepal

    One person was killed and four others injured during a landslide in western Nepal on Thursday, police said. The incident happened in Dadeldhura district when rocks with heaps of soil came rolling down from a mountain and hit a group of workers at a bridge construction site.

  • 10:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Centenarian freedom fighter Sudhakar Chaturvedi dead

    Centenarian freedom fighter and Vedic scholar Sudhakar Krishna Rao, widely known as Sudhakar Chaturvedi died on Thursday in Bengaluru due to old age-related ailments, one of his disciples said.

    Rao, an eye-witness to the Jalianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, 1919, breathed his last at his resident in Jayanagar in Bengaluru, disciple Sudhakar Sharma said.

  • 10:54 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Abdullah Azam Khan disqualified from UP Assembly

    The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Thursday disqualified Mohammad Abdullah Azam Khan from the membership of the House and declared his Suar seat in Rampur district as vacant.

  • 10:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sonia Gandhi sends 'chadar' for Ajmer dargah

    A 'chadar' will be offered on behalf of Congress president Sonia Gandhi at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer on the occasion of the 808th Urs ceremony of the Sufi saint.

     

  • 10:38 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Chhattisgarh: SECL official, others held for coal theft

    The police claimed to have busted a coal theft racket in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district on Thursday by arresting four persons including an official of the government-run South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL).

  • 10:30 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Government to soon register 10,000 new FPOs

    The government will register 10,000 new Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in order to promote cooperative farming, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Thursday.

  • 10:09 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MP government, Tatas sign MoU for healthcare

    The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday signed an MoU with Dorabji Tata Trust to provide better healthcare services in the state.

    Primary health services will be improved through Arogyam Health and Wellness Centres in the state under the MoU.

  • 10:07 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Kanhaiya shares stage with Medha Patkar, Tushar Gandhi at Patna rally

    Social and cultural activists from far and wide converged in Patna on Thursday to lend their support to a massive rally that marked the conclusion of Kanhaiya Kumar's 'Jan Gan Man Yatra' across Bihar to galvanise public opinion against CAA-NPR-NRC.

  • 9:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Forest fire triggers mine blasts along LoC in J&K's Poonch

    A forest fire triggered several mine blasts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Thursday, officials said.

  • 9:39 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Before preaching others on human rights, Pakistan must remember terrorism is worst form of rights abuse: India at UNHRC.

  • 7:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mumbai: Two held for cheating people of Rs 16 lakh in job scam

    Two people were arrested for allegedly cheating 27 people of Rs 16 lakh by promising them jobs abroad, police said on Thursday.

     

  • 7:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MP: Court orders state govt to impose immediate ban on single-use plastic, polythene in state

    A Madhya Pradesh court today ordered the state government to impose an immediate ban on single-use plastic and polythene in the state.

  • 7:44 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rajasthan: Section 144 of CrPC imposed in Baran district

    Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in Baran district to maintain communal harmony, peace and law & order situation. It will be in place till April 30.

  • 7:40 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    119 evacuees from Japan cruise ship quarantined at Indian Army Facility in Manesar

    The 119 evacuees, including 114 Indian nationals and five foreign nationals, who were brought back from the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship off the Japanese coast in Yokohama by an Air India special flight from Japan, have been quarantined at the Indian Army Facility at Manesar.

  • 7:32 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    HC directs Kerala govt to consider relief for Class X students of unauthorised CBSE school

    The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the state government to consider allowing 29 students of an unauthorised CBSE school here to appear for the Class X examination being conducted by the state board.

  • 7:21 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UP: Two of a family died in wall collapse in Mainpuri

    Two members of a family, including a three-year-old girl, were killed and three others injured as a wall of their house in Timanpur village near Mainpuri collapsed on them on Thursday morning, said police.

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    NHAI project for water conservation solved drinking water problem in 287 villages: Nitin Gadkari

    I started a project under the National Highway Authority of India dug ponds and farm lakes for water conservation in Maharashtra's Buldhana. The project solved the drinking water problem in 287 villages and provides water for irrigation to 25,000-acre land, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

  • 7:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sebi levies Rs 65 lakh fine on Helios and Matheson Information Technology for disclosure lapses

    Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday levied a total fine of Rs 65 lakh on Helios and Matheson Information Technology Ltd for disclosure lapses and violation of listing agreement.

  • 6:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian fishermen in Iran seek evacuation over Coronavirus fears

    Over 600 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Gujarat are in Iran and want to return home following coronavirus outbreak in the country, activists and family members said.

  • 6:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Digital Communications Commission meet likely on Friday to discuss AGR relief

    The Digital Communications Commission (DCC) is likely to meet on Friday to discuss relief measures for AGR-hit telecom companies, according to a source.

     

  • 6:10 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sebi amends guidelines for intermediaries at IFSC

    Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday amended the guidelines for intermediaries operating at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), wherein such entities will be permitted to carry out operations without forming a separate company.

  • 5:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rupee settles 6 paise higher at 71.59 (provisional) against US dollar

  • 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian Army pays tribute to Sepoy Karnail Singh at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar

    Indian Army today paid tribute to Sepoy Karnail Singh at Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar. He had fallen into a deep gorge following an avalanche on 26th February and later succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

  • 4:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Maharashtra govt withdraws 348 cases from 649 cases registered in Bhima Koregaon violence

    Maharashtra Government withdraws 348 cases out of the total 649 cases registered in Bhima Koregaon violence and 460 of the 548 cases registered in connection with Maratha agitation.

     

  • 4:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ensure free, fair elections: Dhankhar to state election commissioner

    State Election Commissioner Sourav Das on Thursday met West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar who asked him to ensure peaceful and fair civic polls in the state, and take action to prevent a repeat of the violence that marred the panchayat elections in 2018.

  • 4:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Farmers to protest for revision of compensation for land acquired to build two highways

    Thousands of farmers will begin an indefinite strike in Jalore district of Rajasthan on Friday demanding the government revises compensation against land acquisition for two highway projects.

  • 4:05 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    1 killed, 10 injured as bus collides with truck in Bengal

    A bus carrying family and friends of a groom collided with a truck on National Highway 34 in West Bengal's Malda district, killing one person and
    injuring 10 other passengers, police said.

  • 4:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    BJP MLA robbed of his mobile phone: Police

    A BJP MLA was robbed of his mobile phone while waiting for a cab near Civil Lines in the city, an official said on Thursday.

  • 4:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gold rises Rs 78 on global cues, silver up by Rs 35

    Gold prices on Thursday rose by Rs 78 to Rs 43,513 per 10 gram in the national capital on positive global trend as worries over spread of coronavirus raised yellow metal's safe haven appeal, according to HDFC Securities.

     

  • 3:44 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex drops 143.30 points to end at 39,745.66; Nifty slips 45.20 points to 11,633.30

  • 3:43 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    S Jaishankar meets President of Myanmar in Delhi

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar called on President of Myanmar, U Win Myint earlier today.

  • 11:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi High Court disposes of stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea

    Delhi High Court disposed of stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging his suspension from flying with IndiGo airlines for a period of 6 months. The court said Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should decide on his representation dated Feb 20, within 8 weeks.

     

  • 11:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi High Court disposes of stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea

    Delhi High Court disposed of stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging his suspension from flying with IndiGo airlines for a period of 6 months. The court said Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should decide on his representation dated Feb 20, within 8 weeks.

     

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi HC Judge S Muralidhar transferred by govt to save BJP leaders, alleges Randeep Surjewala

    Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said: "Delhi HC Judge S Muralidhar transferred by govt to save BJP leaders in Delhi violence case."

  • 10:47 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Transfer of Justice Muralidhar done on recommendation of SC collegium, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: "Transfer of Justice Muralidhar done on recommendation of SC collegium; well-settled process was followed."

  • 10:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PIL filed in SC to implement Law Commission's report on hate and inflammatory speech

    BJP leader & lawyer, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay today filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Supreme Court seeking its immediate direction to implement the Law Commission's report on alleged hate and inflammatory speech.

    In 2017, the Law Commission defined hate and inflammatory speech & suggested the addition of section 153-C & 505-A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) & Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), on the direction of Supreme Court.

     

  • 9:59 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Sensex drops over 200 pts; Nifty near 11,600

    Market benchmark Sensex dropped over 200 points in opening session on Thursday as incessant foreign fund outflow and coronavirus overhang weighed on global investor sentiment. The 30-share index dropped 202.44 points, or 0.51 per cent, to 39,686.52, while the NSE Nifty fell 62.75 points, or 0.54 per cent, to 11,615.75.

     

  • 9:58 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rupee rises 5 paise to 71.60 against US dollar in early trade

    Rupee rises 5 paise to 71.60 against US dollar in early trade.

  • 9:05 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    All the evacuees will undergo a 14-day quarantine at the quarantine facility: MEA

    Ministry of External Affairs (MEA): All the evacuees will undergo a 14-day quarantine at the quarantine facility set up by the Indian Army in Manesar, Haryana. 

  • 8:10 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Secretary-General is very saddened by the reports of casualties following the protests in Delhi: UN

    Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General on Delhi Violence said: "Secretary-General is very saddened by the reports of casualties following the protests in Delhi. As he has done in similar circumstances, he calls for maximum restraint and for violence to be avoided."

     

  • 7:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Globemaster landed at 6:45 am today from China with 112 evacuees

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP): Globemaster landed at 6:45 am today from China with 112 evacuees, including 36 foreign nationals. All evacuees will be taken to the ITBP quarantine facility in Chhawla, Delhi after their thermal screening. 

  • 7:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Koodathayi serial murders accused Jolly attempts suicide in jail

    Kozhikode Police: Koodathayi serial murders accused Jolly attempts suicide in jail, admitted to Kozhikode Medical College with a slit wrist. More details awaited

  • 7:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    China reports 29 more Coronavirus deaths, lowest in almost a month

    China reports 29 more Coronavirus deaths, lowest in almost a month.

  • 6:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Entry to country for purpose of Umrah is temporarily suspended: Saudi Arabia

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia: Entry to the country for the purpose of Umrah (pilgrimage) and/or visiting the Prophet's mosque in Medina is temporarily suspended.

  • 6:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Appreciate facilitation of Japanese authorities: EAM

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said: "Air India flight landed in Delhi from Tokyo (Japan),carrying 119 Indians and 5 nationals from Sri Lanka,Nepal,South Africa and Peru who were quarantined on board Diamond Princess ship due to COVID-19. Appreciate facilitation of Japanese authorities."

  • 6:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We welcome commitments made by United States and India during President Trump’s recent visit: US Senators

    US Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Mark R Warner (D-VA), co-chairs of the Senate India Caucus, issued statement following President Donald Trump’s visit to India saying, 'We welcome the commitments made by United States and India during President Trump’s recent visit'.

    The statement further says, '2 countries(India-US) agreed to continue working together to ensure free&open Indo-Pacific region, secure 5G & open internet, increase our defence trade, strengthen our energy partnership, expand counterterrorism, maritime, cyber,& space cooperation'.

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