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New Delhi Updated on: January 17, 2021 23:20 IST
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  • 10:31 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Amazon Prime Video officials summoned by govt

    Amazon Prime Video officials in India summoned by the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, in connection with the controversy around web series 'Tandav'

  • 9:51 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Dr Harsh Vardhan to meet MEA officials tomorrow

    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will meet officials of Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Pharmaceuticals tomorrow to discuss the export of COVID-19 vaccine: Health Ministry official

  • 9:50 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    COVID update: Himachal Pradesh

    56,943 persons have tested positive for COVID19 in Himachal Pradesh, till now. 

    Total active cases: 697
    Total recovered cases: 55,280
    Total deaths: 954

  • 8:29 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Parliamentary committee summons Facebook, Twitter officials on Jan 21

    Parliamentary standing committee on IT has summoned Facebook and Twitter officials on January 21, in connection with the prevention of misuse of social media.

     

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Two illegal migrants from Myanmar arrested

    Two illegal migrants from Myanmar, who entered India illegally on 01.11.2020 from Bangladesh border, were arrested from Uttam Nagar area. They were living in Hastsal village without any legal passport or visa. Six suspected Rohingyas were detained outside Anand Vihar Railway Station and an FIR has been registered against them in Patparganj Industrial Area. They had arrived in Delhi on 06.01.21 through train: Delhi Police

  • 5:47 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Farmers to carry out tractor parade on Outer Ring Road of Delhi on Republic Day

    Farmers will carry out tractor parade with national flag on Outer Ring Road of Delhi on Republic Day. No disruption will be caused to the official Republic Day ceremony: Yogendra Yadav, Swaraj India

  • 5:45 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Amit Shah addresses Jana Sevaka Samavesha Rally in Belagavi

    I want to ask Congress leaders, you ruled the country for 4 generations, why there was no cooking gas in homes of poor women? Why there was no toilet, electricity, homes, Ayushman Bharat scheme for poor? Because they didn't want to remove poverty but poor?

     

    Don't believe what Congress says. When your turn comes, please get the vaccination administered and India will soon become a corona-free country.

  • 5:20 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Amit Shah addresses Jana Sevaka Samavesha Rally in Belagavi

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses Jana Sevaka Samavesha Rally in Belagavi, Karnataka.

  • 5:19 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    No change in number of people found positive with new UK strain

    There is no change in the total number of persons found positive with the new UK strain of COVID19 since yesterday, the number of infected persons remains at 116: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • 5:18 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Padma Vibhushan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan dies

    Indian classical musician and Padma Vibhushan awardee Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan passes away in Mumbai.

  • 4:45 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Mumbai Police arrests man for cheating people in the name of online shopping

    Mumbai Police have arrested a 32-year-old man who was allegedly cheating people, particularly women in the name of online shopping.  Police say that he cheated around 22,000 people for over Rs 70 lakhs. Further investigation underway.

  • 4:44 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    CBI arrests a senior railway engineering service officer for allegedly demanding Rs 1 crore bribe

    CBI arrests a senior railway engineering service officer along with two others for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 1 crores. Searches underway at 20 locations in five states.

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Himachal Pradesh: CM Jairam Thakur, wife casts vote in Bagsiad

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur along with his wife casts vote in Bagsiad, Mandi for elections to Panchayat Raj Institutions.

  • 2:56 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Punjab: Farmers leave from Ludhiana for Delhi to participate in a tractor march

  • 2:55 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mizoram logs 8 new cases, tally rises to 4,322

    Mizoram on Sunday reported eight new COVID-19 cases, taking the state's tally to 4,322. Of the eight cases, seven were reported from Aizawl district and one from Kolasib district.

    Six cases were confirmed at Zoram Medical College's RT-PCR laboratory and two were detected through Rapid Antigen Test from Aizawl and Kolasib district.

    Mizoram now has 85 active COVID-19 cases, while 4,228 people have recovered from the virus and the coronavirus recovery rate in the state is 97.83 per cent, the official said. The COVID-19 death toll in Mizoram is nine so far.

    The state has tested 1,92,766 samples till date, of which 2.24 per cent was found positive for COVID-19.

  • 2:12 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Birbhum MP Shatabdi Roy appointed as vice-president of TMC

    Trinamool Congress appoints Birbhum MP Shatabdi Roy as vice-president of the party's West Bengal unit.

  • 12:59 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: 4,317 health workers received COVID vaccine shots at 81 centres

  • 12:04 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi pays tributes to MGR on birth anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to AIADMK founder and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M G Ramachandran on his birth anniversary and lauded his efforts towards poverty alleviation and emphasis on women empowerment.

    "Bharat Ratna MGR lives in the hearts of several people. Be it the world of films or politics, he was widely respected," Modi tweeted.

    "During his CM tenures, he initiated numerous efforts towards poverty alleviation and also emphasised on women empowerment. Tributes to MGR on his Jayanti," the prime minister said.

  • 11:27 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Rajasthan: Bus overturns on Delhi-Jaipur highway near Neemrana in Alwar

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mercury dips at several places in Rajasthan

    Night temperatures dipped by a few degrees in parts of Rajasthan where Pilani was the coldest place with 1.4 degrees Celsius followed by Churu which shivered at 1.9 degrees. Dense fog also engulfed many parts of the state.

    Ganganagar, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Alwar, Bundi and Dabok recorded 2.5, 6.1, 6.3, 7.4, 9.6 and 10 degrees respectively. The night temperature in Ajmer, Jaipur, Barmer and Jodhpur was 11.1, 11.6, 12.3 and 13.2 degrees respectively, according to the weather department.

  • 9:36 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Puducherry: BJP MLA KG Shankar passes away due to cardiac arrest

    Puducherry: BJP MLA & state party treasurer KG Shankar passes away due to cardiac arrest at the age of 72.

  • 8:33 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'severe' category, AQI at 428

  • 8:31 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Married couple, man held for thefts in Thane homes

    Three people were arrested for house-breaking thefts (HBT) in Thane's Kalyan and Ambernath areas, police said on Saturday. Shekhar Nair, his wife Sunita and accomplice Devendra Shetty would zero in on homes of which owners were out of station, carry out thefts and escape in motorcycles and autorickshaws with no number plates, said Kalyan ACP AT Pawar. The arrests were made on Friday and stolen goods worth Rs 4.11 lakh had been recovered, he added.

  • 8:00 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Maharashtra: COVID-19 vaccination temporarily suspended till Jan 18 due to technical issues with CoWIN App

  • 7:59 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Assam: Rhino spotted in a residential area of Kaliabor in Nagaon district

  • 7:58 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Shimla: Woman alleges husband gave her triple talaq 24-years after marriage

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi to flag off 8 trains today to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to flag off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to Kevadiya, Gujarat, via video conferencing today.

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Four electrocuted to death in Rajasthan

    At least four persons died of electrocution and several others injured when a bus came in contact with hanging live electricity wire in Rajasthan's Jalore district on Saturday night.

    The incident occurred in Maheshpura village under Kotwali police station when the bus driver lost his track and entered into a rural area where the bus touched hanging wire and it caught fire, Deputy Superintendent of Police Himmat Singh said.

    The private bus was on its way to Beawar in Ajmer from Barmer. Four persons have died and several others injured, the DSP said, adding that the rescue operation is underway.