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Paras Bisht Edited by: Paras Bisht @ParasBisht15 New Delhi Published on: May 20, 2022 6:37 IST
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  • 11:56 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Assam floods: 14 people dead, over 8 lakh affected

    The flood situation in Assam further worsened on Friday, while the death of four more persons, including two children, took the toll to 14 in the current pre-monsoon floods and landslides and over 8 lakh people have been affected in 29 of the state's 34 districts, officials said.

  • 10:20 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Monkeypox spreads to more European countries, Australia, Canada

    Italy, Sweden, Australia and Canada have joined a slew of countries with confirmed cases of monkeypox, signaling a global outbreak.

  • 8:50 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    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.

  • 8:02 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Fraud case of Rs 230cr against Amrapali Leisure Valley Developers

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said it has registered a loan fraud case of Rs 230 crore against Amrapali Leisure Valley Developers on the complaint of Bank of Maharashtra.

  • 7:19 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Jet Airways gets air operator certificate from DGCA, to resume commercial flights

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    J&K | 8 injured in road accident in Shopian

    Eight persons were injured in a road accident in J&K's Shopian district on Friday, police said.

  • 7:03 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Biden: South Korean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

    President Joe Biden opened a trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel technological innovation and foster vibrant democracies.

  • 6:38 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Punjab to launch Mohalla Clinics on Aug 15

    In a bid to provide the best healthcare services free of cost, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday announced to launch his government's flagship programne of Mohalla Clinics, with 75 clinics to be dedicated in the first phase on August 15.

  • 6:01 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Telangana | Hyderabad detects India's first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4

  • 5:16 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Vande Bharat Express to connect all regions: Railway Minister

    Indian Railways will connect the country's different regions with Vande Bharat Express trains, said Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw here on Friday.

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

    Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 8 wounded

    Two people are dead and another eight wounded following a shooting near a fast food restaurant in Chicago that sent bystanders scattering, authorities said.

  • 4:35 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Delhi riots conspiracy case: HC notice to Delhi Police on Meeran Haider's bail plea

    The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the police in the bail petition of JNU scholar and Rashtriya Janata Dal Party youth leader Meeran Haidar, in connection with the alleged 'larger conspiracy' behind the 2020 Delhi riots.

  • 4:35 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Maharashtra | Fishing near coast banned between June 1 and July 31 in view of breeding period

    Maharashtra government has imposed a ban on fishing between June 1 and July 31 as standard procedure to minimize the capture of marine life that comes near the shore for breeding. The decision was announced recently under the Maharashtra Marine Fishing Regulation Act 1981, which prohibits machined fishing within 12 nautical miles from the state's coast.

  • 4:31 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Delhi | Major fire at Jhandewalan cycle market

    A major fire broke out at a cycle market in Jhandewalan area in central Delhi on Friday and 27 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot, officials said.

  • 4:30 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders in court Patiala in 1988 road rage case

    Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu surrendered in a court here Friday, a day after he was sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment by the Supreme Court in a 1988 road-rage case. Accompanied by some party leaders including Navtej Singh Cheema, he reached the district court, which is closed to the former Congress president's house, in the afternoon.

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    NSE scam case: Delhi HC notice to CBI on Chitra Ramkrishna's bail plea

    The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail application of National Stock Exchange's (NSE) former chief Chitra Ramkrishna, who was arrested in connection with the NSE co-location scam case.

  • 3:29 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    HC adjourns hearing on Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi mosque issue till July 6

    Allahabad High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on the Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi mosque issue till July 6. After hearing a lengthy petition filed by the Anjuman Intazamiya Masjid of Varanasi and other connected matters, Justice Prakash Padia adjourned the hearing of the case till July 6.

  • 1:52 PM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    NSE scam case: Delhi HC notice to CBI on Chitra Ramkrishna's bail plea

     The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail application of National Stock Exchange's (NSE) former chief Chitra Ramkrishna, who was arrested in connection with the NSE co-location scam case.

     

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Delhi HC seeks CBI's stand on former NSE boss Chitra Ramkrishna's bail plea in co-location case

    The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea by former managing director and chief executive officer of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Chitra Ramkrishna in connection with the co-location case.

  • 12:28 PM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Karnataka mining: SC permits firms to export excavated iron ores

    The Supreme Court on Friday permitted mining firms to export their excavated iron ore from mines in districts of Ballari, Chitradurga, and Tumakuru in Karnataka.

     

  • 12:16 PM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Bilawal Bhutto defends Imran Khan's Russia visit

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto has defended former Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan's Russia visit in February this year, saying it was "unfair to punish Pakistan for such an innocent action."

  • 12:16 PM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Sidhu seeks more time to surrender

    Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday requested the Supreme Court to grant him a few more weeks to surrender, citing health grounds.

     

  • 11:28 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Pegasus row: SC-appointed technical committee seeks more time to submit report

    Supreme Court-appointed technical committee seeks more time from the top court to submit the report on the Pegasus probe. Court says the supervising judge would study the technical committee's report and give his opinion to the court by June end.

  • 10:58 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    3 rescued, 10 missing in J&K highway tunnel collapse

    Ten labourers were still missing while three were rescued on Friday in the tunnel collapse accident on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in J&K's Ramban district.

     

  • 10:57 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Raj Thackeray 'postpones' Ayodhya trip

    In a huge climbdown, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President President Raj Thackeray announced that he has temporarily postponed his forthcoming visit to Ayodhya on June 5.

     

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    PM Modi asks BJP to launch campaign to ensure no poor, eligible beneficiary left out of govt's welfare measures.

  • 10:54 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Students use boats to reach school due to the current flood situation in Assam

  • 10:52 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Hoax bomb call triggers panic in Bengaluru Intn'l airport

    Tension gripped Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) on Friday following a bomb threat call, which later turned out to be a hoax.

  • 9:55 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    India reports 2,259 new COVID cases, 20 fatalities in last 24 hours; active cases dip to 15,044

    India recorded 2,259 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 20 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. The data was shared by the Union Health Ministry on Friday (May 20). Read more 

     

  • 9:40 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Azam Khan meets his supporters after being released from Sitapur district jail

  • 9:21 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    CBI registers fresh case against Lalu Prasad Yadav in graft case

  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    CBI registers fresh case against Lalu Prasad Yadav in graft case, searches multiple places

    The CBI has registered a fresh case against former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on the charge of taking land from aspirants in return for jobs in the railway. The probe agency has started searches at 17 locations in Delhi and Bihar. 

  • 7:39 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Deoband clerics slam UP govt over stopping grants to new madrasas

    'Ulemas' (body of Muslim scholars) at Deoband, which is home to one of the largest Islamic seminaries in the country, have questioned Uttar Pradesh government's recent decision of not giving grants to new madrasas in the state.

     

  • 7:38 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Indian-origin man faces 21 cheating charges in Singapore

    An Indian-origin man was charged in a Singapore court on Thursday for cheating two others of SGD 1.6 million under a timeshare recovery scheme that was linked to a payout agency in Bangalore.

     

  • 7:37 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    PM Modi to address BJP national office bearers' meeting today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address a meeting of BJP national office bearers today. The meeting of the national office bearers of the BJP began on Thursday with the meeting of the national general secretaries. 

  • 7:37 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    US accuses Russia of weaponizing food in Ukraine war

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia on Thursday of weaponizing food and holding grain for millions of people around the world hostage to help accomplish what its invasion of Ukraine has not -- "to break the spirit of the Ukrainian people." He told a UN Security Council meeting called by the United States that the war has halted maritime trade in large areas of the Black Sea and made the region unsafe for navigation, trapping Ukrainian agricultural exports and jeopardizing global food supplies.

  • 6:43 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    4 injured, several trapped as part of tunnel on J-K highway collapses in Ramban

    A part of a four-lane tunnel under construction on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district collapsed, injuring four people and trapping several others on Friday. 

  • 6:37 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Tripura | Several parts of Agartala waterlogged after heavy rainfall in the city