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  • 10:21 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Telangana | Man killed by wife's relatives, five held

    A day after a 20-year-old man was brutally murdered here, five close relatives of his wife were arrested for allegedly killing him, police said. A juvenile in conflict with law was also apprehended in connection with the murder, they said.

  • 10:21 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    J&K | Chief priest of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine dies; LG expresses condolences

    Head priest at the revered Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Amir Chand passed away at his residence in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Saturday, officials said.

  • 10:19 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Lord Parashuram in Arunachal Pradesh

  • 10:17 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami met BJP president JP Nadda in Delhi

  • 10:16 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Delhi | Certain areas receive light rain

  • 10:14 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Opened medical facility in Hyderabad taking inspiration from mohalla clinics: Telangana CM

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday said his government has opened a primary healthcare unit in Hyderabad drawing inspiration from the AAP government's mohalla clinics. Rao, along with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, visited a mohalla clinic in Mohammadpur on Saturday where he interacted with doctors and patients.

  • 10:14 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Char Dham Yatra | More than 8 lakh devotees have visited so far

    About eight lakh pilgrims from across the country and abroad have so far undertaken the Char Dham yatra, visiting the shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand, while lakhs more have registered for the pilgrimage, officials said on Saturday. They said there are no slots for registration left for the month of May. People who intend to undertake the pilgrimage are required to register themselves prior to the yatra.

  • 10:12 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Delhi | One dead, 2 injured as roof collapses Dwarka

    A 35-year-old man was killed while two others suffered injuries after a roof collapsed in the national capital's Dwarka area on Saturday, a Fire Department official said.

  • 10:11 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    J&K | Farooq Abdullah visits fire victims

     National Conference (NC) president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Saturday visited the victims of a fire incident here and assured all possible help to them.

  • 10:10 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Assam | Professor arrested over objectionable e-mail to CM; gets bail

    A college professor in Assam's Hailakandi district was arrested on Saturday for allegedly sending an objectionable e-mail to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

  • 10:10 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Kerala should be vigilant, officials should create awareness on Monkeypox disease: Health Minister

    A day after the Union government directed the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to keep a close watch on Monkeypox cases being reported from some countries, Kerala Health Minister Veena George directed the district authorities in the state to remain vigilant and create awareness about the disease.

  • 7:08 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Delhi | 1 killed, 2 hurt after wall collapses in Dwarka: Officials

    A 35-year-old man was killed and two people, including a 10-year-old boy, were injured after a wall collapsed in the Dwarka Sector-23 area on Saturday, officials said.

  • 6:51 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Govt reduces central excise duty on petrol by ₹8/litre and on diesel by ₹6/litre

  • 6:39 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    J&K | 10 injured in road accident in Ramban district

    Ten people were injured on Saturday when a passenger bus met with an accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district.

  • 6:37 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Australian PM Scott Morrison concedes election defeat, reports AFP News Agency

  • 5:06 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Palestinian teen killed in West Bank clashes

    A 17-year-old Palestinian teenager was killed and another critically injured on Saturday during clashes in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

  • 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    MP | Elderly man beaten to death in Neemuch

    A 65-year-old differently-abled man was beaten to death on alleged suspicion of belonging to another community in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch district.

  • 4:54 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Paytm FY22 results: Revenue jumps 77% to Rs 4,974 crore, losses reduce 8% to Rs 1,518 crore

    One97 Communications Limited (OCL) which owns the brand Paytm, India's leading mobile payments and financial services company, announced its quarter-ending March 2022 and full financial year FY22 results. The company saw its revenue jump by 77 percent in FY22 to Rs 4,974 crore from Rs 2,802 crore the previous year.

  • 4:45 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    WBSSC crisis: West Bengal education minister cancels London

    Amid the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam imbroglio, state Education Minister Bratya Basu and education secretary Manish Jain have canceled their official tour to London.

  • 4:41 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Gyanvapi case: DU professor Ratan Lal granted bail by court

    A Delhi court granted bail to Delhi University professor Ratan Lal on furnishing a bond of Rs 50,000 and surety on like amount

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    PM Modi interacts with Deaflympics contingent in New Delhi

  • 2:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Active case count hits zero, Manipur turns coronavirus-free

    Manipur became a coronavirus-free state with three active COVID-19 patients recovering from the disease, a health department official said. The active case count in the northeastern state hit zero for the first time in the last 26 months, Health Services Director Dr K Rajo Singh said. The caseload remained at 1,37,230, he said. Altogether, 1,35,110 people have so far recuperated from the disease and the recovery rate was 98.45 per cent.

  • 2:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Lawsuit seeking Shahi Idgah's removal: Mathura court fixes July 20 as next date of hearing

    A fast-track court here has fixed July 20 as the next date of hearing in a suit related to the shifting of the Shahi Masjid Idgah from the land of the Katra Keshav Dev temple filed by petitioner Gopal Baba, a disciple of Naga Baba, last year, the petitioner's counsel said. "Owing to a no-work call given by the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, the matter was posted for hearing on July 20," Deepak Sharma, the counsel for the petitioner, said.

  • 2:03 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Man wanted for murder in Maha nabbed at wedding in UP

    A 24-year-old man, who had been on the run for four years in a murder case in Maharashtra, was apprehended at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday. Based on a tip-off, a team from the MBVV police's crime unit-I took part in the wedding, which the accused Sachin Sunil Upadyaya was to attend in Jounpur, and nabbed him on Friday, senior inspector Aviraj Kurhade said.

  • 12:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Fire breaks out at factory in Delhi

    A fire broke out at a factory in north Delhi's Bawana area on Saturday morning, officials said. The information about the fire was received at 11.05 am. Seven to eight fire tenders are working at the spot to douse the blaze, the fire officials said. In another incident, a fire broke out at a shop in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar area. The fire department received information about it at 11.05 am, they said. Seven fire tenders have been pressed into service, the officials said. No casualty has been reported in either of the incidents so far. Further details are awaited.

  • 12:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Meghalaya Chief Minister rules out possibility of repealing Gaming Act

    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has ruled out the possibility of repealing the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021 saying its repeal would cost the state about Rs 10 crore revenue loss. He said the Act is required to regulate existing gambling parlours which have been there for the past 25 years in the hill state. “If we repeal (the Act) then there will be nothing to regulate and we will only be losing close to Rs 8 crore to Rs 10 crore of revenue,” the Chief Minister told reporters on Friday night.

  • 12:07 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    NSE co-location scam: CBI launches search operation in multiple cities

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched a coordinated search operation at over 10 locations in multiple cities on Saturday in connection with the NSE co-location scam case, officials said. The search operation will cover brokers at more than 12 premises in Mumbai, Gandhinagar, Delhi, Noida, Gurugram and Kolkata, among other cities, they added. The central agency has filed a chargesheet against former National Stock Exchange (NSE) CEO and MD Chitra Ramkrishna and group operating officer Anand Subramanian in the case, the officials said.

  • 11:35 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    High Court tells Meghalaya govt to file affidavit on implementing prevention of cruelty to animals act

    The Meghalaya High Court has directed the state government to file a comprehensive affidavit to indicate the steps taken to implement the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017. Acting on a PIL filed by the Gau Gyan Foundation, the two-member bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice W Diengdoh in its order on Friday said: "A secretary to the state government should file an affidavit to indicate the steps taken in terms of the said Rules of 2017, the measures taken in consonance with the Act of 1960 and a clear timeline within which the said rules may be implemented and the other concerns indicated herein addressed."

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rajasthan ACB arrests government hospital official, 2 others for taking bribes

    The financial advisor of a government hospital here and two others were arrested for allegedly taking bribes of Rs 15.6 lakh, Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials said. The accused were arrested under the Prevention of Corruption Act on Thursday night, they said. The accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 5 crore to clear a bill for the installation of a radiotherapy machine in Sawai Man Singh Hospital from the complainant, who runs a private hospital, ACB Director General B L Soni said on Friday. After verification of the complaint, a trap was laid and SMS Hospital's financial advisor Brijbhushan Sharma was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 7.80 lakh, he said.

  • 10:09 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    In biggest victory yet, Russia claims to capture Mariupol

    In what would be its biggest victory yet in the war with Ukraine, Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city to a smoking ruin, with over 20,000 civilians feared dead. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to President Vladimir Putin the “complete liberation” of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol — the last stronghold of Ukrainian resistance — and the city as a whole, spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Friday. There was no immediate confirmation from Ukraine. Russia's state news agency RIA Novosti quoted the ministry as saying a total of 2,439 Ukrainian fighters who had been holed up at the steelworks had surrendered since Monday, including over 500 on Friday.

  • 9:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    India reports 2,323 new COVID cases in last 24 hrs

  • 8:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM Modi will interact with India’s contingent at the Deaflympics today


  • 8:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Palestinian teen shot in Israeli raid in occupied West Bank

    Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian teenage boy as clashes erupted when they entered a volatile town in the occupied West Bank early Saturday, the Palestinian Health Ministry and local media said. There was no immediate comment from the Israeli military, which has intensified overnight raids in the northern West Bank town of Jenin over the past months.

  • 8:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    6 killed, 3 injured in accident in Uttar Pradesh

    Six members of a marriage party were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between an SUV and a tractor-trolley on the Tulsipur-Barhni National Highway here, police said on Saturday. The accident took place near Ganwaria trisection late on Friday when the victims were travelling from Laxmanpur to Bhagwanpur in Gasadi police station area, Balrampur Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar Saxena said . A jeep, too, rammed into the SUV on its rear end, the SP said.

  • 8:10 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    BJP govt unable to control crime in UP: Akhilesh

    Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday accused the ruling BJP of failing to control crime in Uttar Pradesh. Yadav claimed that crimes against children have attained new records under the BJP rule. In a statement issued from the SP headquarters, Yadav claimed that from January 1 to April 30, 82 children, including 35 boys and 47 girls, have gone missing from four districts of the state. The former chief minister said 28 children are missing in Kushinagar, 23 in Deoria, 16 in Gorakhpur, and 15 in Maharajganj.

  • 7:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    At least 1 killed, 23 hurt in rare northern Michigan tornado

    A tornado tore through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring at least 23 others as it flipped vehicles, tore the roofs off of buildings, and downed trees and power lines. The twister hit Gaylord, a city of about 4,200 people roughly 370 kilometers northwest of Detroit, at around 3.45 pm (local time). Mike Klepadlo, owner of Alter-Start North, a car repair shop, said he and his workers took cover in a bathroom.

  • 7:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rare tornado batters northern Michigan town, injuring some

    A rare tornado tore through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, inflicting injuries, flipping vehicles, tearing the roofs off buildings and causing other damage. Ambulances were taking injured people to hospitals, though no deaths were confirmed, the State Police said. The tornado struck Gaylord, a community of roughly 4,200 people about 370 kilometers northwest of Detroit.

  • 6:56 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Telangana logs 45 new COVID-19 cases

    Telangana on Friday recorded 45 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 7,92,802, a health department bulletin said. The death toll continued to be 4,111, it said. Hyderabad recorded the highest number of 33 cases. A total of 28 people recovered from the infection taking the cumulative number of recoveries till date to 7,88,278. The active cases in the state stood at 413, the bulletin said.


  • 6:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Delhi government raises minimum monthly wages of unskilled, skilled labourers

    The Delhi government has hiked minimum monthly wages of unskilled and skilled labourers by Rs 450-Rs 550 in view of high rate of inflation, according to an official statement on Friday. The increased minimum wages for labourers will be applicable from April 1, it said. "The hike in minimum wages will give respite to the labour class facing back-breaking inflation. The Delhi government is paying the highest rates of minimum wages in the entire country," Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.

  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chhattisgarh: 6 held for impersonation in CISF constabulary exam in Durg

    Six persons, five of them belonging to Uttar Pradesh, were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Durg district for allegedly appearing in place of actual candidates in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable recruitment exam, a senior official said on Friday. The accused were caught on Wednesday when they arrived at CISF's Recruitment and Training Centre (RTC) in Bhilai town here to appear for the physical test as part of the exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Durg Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava said.

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chhattisgarh: Woman jumps into Chitrakote waterfall, video goes viral

    An unidentified woman on Friday jumped into the Chitrakote waterfall on the Indravati river in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district, police said. The incident took place around 2 pm and search has been launched in the river for the woman, said an official. In a video which went viral, onlookers can be heard yelling in the background, trying to stop the woman poised to jump from the top of the 96-feet high waterfall. According to eyewitnesses, the woman stood on the edge of the waterfall for some time before jumping off.