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  • 10:44 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended till March 31

    The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday announced the extension of the lockdown in the state till March 31, in view of the rising coronavirus cases. READ MORE

  • 8:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Germany limits travel from French region over virus variant

    Germany announced that travelers from France’s northeastern Moselle region will face additional restrictions due to the high rate of variant coronavirus cases there.

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

    CBDT chief PC Mody's term extended till May 31

    The Centre has extended the tenure of Pramod Chandra Mody as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) by three months till May 31, 2021.

  • 7:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Govt extends due date for filing FY20 GST annual returns till March 31

    The government extended the deadline for filing GST annual returns for 2019-20 fiscal by a month till March 31.

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

    Phase-II of COVID-19 vaccination in Telangana from March 1

    The second phase of the vaccination drive against COVID-19 for priority age groups in Telangana would start from Monday, health officials said.

    The vaccination rollout programme for people aged above 60 and those between 45 and 59 years old with specified co-morbidities would be soft-launched in102 centres across the state initially, they said.

  • 5:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Varanasi: BJP President JP Nadda inaugurates newly-constructed party office in Rohaniya

  • 5:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    J&K: Srinagar-Leh highway reopens for vehicular traffic

  • 4:54 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Kerala gets new Chief Secretary

    Senior IAS officer V P Joy on Sunday took charge as the 47th Chief Secretary of Kerala. He replaces Vishwas Mehta who retired today. A 1987 batch Kerala cadre, Joy was on Central deputation before assuming the new charge.

    He took over from Mehta at the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram, official sources said.

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar new chief of Western Naval Command

    Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar took over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Naval Command. He succeeded Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, who served at the helm of this premier command since January 2019, and who retired after an illustrious career spanning 40 years, a Navy release said.

     

  • 4:42 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    All UK children to get free COVID-19 test kits

    Britain’s government says families with children in school will be provided with free coronavirus home test kits as part of plans for schools to reopen beginning on March 8.

    Free, twice-weekly tests will be provided to children’s households regardless of whether anyone has symptoms, officials said Sunday. The tests will also be offered to adults working with schools, including bus drivers.

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

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Rathod tenders his resignation as Maharashtra Minister.

  • 2:50 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Phagwara: 45-year-old woman found murdered, matricide suspected

    A 45-year-old woman was on Sunday found murdered in an open plot near Khothran colony here, police said. Behram Station House Officer Rajiv Kumar identified the victim as Urmila Devi, a resident of local Onkar Nagar. A case of murder was registered against victim's son Deepak on a complaint of Urmila's daughter Rekha, he said.

  • 1:42 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Pune: Schools, colleges, pvt coaching classes to remain closed till 14th March amid surge in Covid cases

  • 1:41 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Tamil Nadu: Rahul Gandhi interacts with tender coconut seller in Tirunelveli

  • 12:37 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PSLV-C51 successfully places 18 more satellites into orbit: ISRO

  • 12:34 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Puducherry: Amit Shah arrives at Karaikal to address a public meeting

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Tamil Nadu: Rahul Gandhi visits Arulmigu Nellaiappar Temple in Tirunelveli

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Budget session of Maharashtra Legislature from Monday

    The Budget session of the Maharashtra Legislature will begin on Monday under the shadow of a surge in COVID-19 cases in the state, and is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition BJP expected to corner the state government over various issues. The 10-day-long budget session will have eight working days and the budget will be tabled on March 8.

  • 11:02 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    ISRO's PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre | WATCH

  • 11:02 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    ISRO's PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites lifts off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre | WATCH

  • 10:16 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Kolkata: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan offers prayers at Kalighat Temple

  • 10:15 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    China: 5 dead, 8 fall sick after inhaling toxic gas leaked from chemical fibre plant

    At least five people died and eight others fell sick after inhaling toxic gases leaked from a chemical fibre plant in northeast China's Jilin Province, officials said on Sunday.

    The accident happened late Saturday in the city of Jilin, local authorities told state-run Xinhua news agency. The eight people who fell sick are in hospital and stated to be in stable condition. 

  • 10:04 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Single-day rise of 16,752 COVID-19 infections, 113 fatalities pushes India's caseload to 1,10,96,731, death toll to 1,57,051: Health Ministry

  • 9:59 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Kumbh Mela Haridwar 2021: People violating COVID SOPs will be prosecuted

    People violating COVID19 SOPs at 2021 Kumbh Mela Haridwar, will be prosecuted. Pilgrims are required to register by uploading a medical certificate, RT-PCR report not older than 72 hrs, following which E-pass will be issued for the fair, said Om Prakash, Chief Secretary, Uttarakhand

  • 9:18 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Voting begins for bypolls to 5 municipal wards in Delhi

    Voting began on Sunday morning for the bypolls to five municipal wards in Delhi, results of which are likely to have an impact on the 2022 civic elections.
    Polling began at 7:30 am amid tight security arrangements.

  • 9:17 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat: Polling underway for civic polls for 88 seats in Vadodara, 34 Zila panchayat seats and 168 taluka panchayat seats

  • 7:52 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Amit Shah to address public meeting in Karaikal, Puducherry and Vijay Sankalp rally

  • 7:51 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address 'Mann ki Baat' at 11am today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 2021's second Mann Ki Baat on Sunday at 11 AM. "Tune in tomorrow at 11 AM. #MannKiBaat," tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. On February 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited people of the country to share their inspiring stories in the field of art, culture, and tourism.

  • 6:59 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Uttarakhand: Champawat Police arrested Pakistani-American woman in Noida

  • 6:27 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bhopal: Illegal building demolished in controlled blast by admin

  • 6:26 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Sitaram Kunte appointed Maharashtra chief secretary

    Senior IAS officer Sitaram Kunte was on Saturday appointed chief secretary of Maharashtra succeeding Sanjay Kumar. Kunte, a 1985 batch officer, was presently additional chief secretary (home). He has served as Mumbai municipal commissioner earlier. 

  • 6:24 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Jabalpur: Indian Army's Central Command investiture ceremony held at Jabalpur Cantonment

  • 6:24 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat: 11-feet long crocodile rescued from construction site in Kelanpur area

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