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India TV News Desk Edited By: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: August 15, 2022 23:53 IST
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  • 11:42 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    4-time boxing champ Broner withdraws from Saturday fight

    Four-time world champion Adrien Broner withdrew Monday from his nationally televised fight against Omar Figueroa on Saturday night, citing mental health. Broner announced his decision on Instagram, apologizing to his fans and asking for prayers. He said mental health is real and that “I've watched a lot of people die playing with they boxing career and that is something I won't do ...”

  • 11:41 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Four students killed in road accident in AP

    Four architecture students were killed in a road accident in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday evening. According to police, the four – two boys and two girls – were going towards Chilakaluripeta on NH-16 when the car they were travelling in rammed into a stationary lorry at Tummalapalem village.

     

  • 9:34 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Afghan diplomatic missions call for reinforcing travel ban on Taliban leaders

    The international community should reinforce the UN-mandated travel ban on certain Taliban leaders as the group has misused the exemptions, Afghan diplomatic missions across the world said on Monday on the first anniversary of the fall of the democratically-elected government in Kabul.

  • 5:34 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Gujarat: Kejriwal to visit Kutch on Tuesday, will attend town hall event

    Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be on a one-day visit to Gujarat on Tuesday and will attend a town hall in Bhuj in Kutch district, a party leader said here on Monday.

  • 5:34 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Six Bihar cops suspended in connection with Anand Mohan incident

    Six police personnel in a north Bihar district were on Monday suspended in connection with an embarrassing incident involving controversial politician Anand Mohan who was taken to the state capital in judicial custody and allegedly allowed to visit his residence there.

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Odisha reports 381 new Covid cases, 1 death

    Odisha's COVID-19 tally rose to 13,23,052 on Monday as 381 more people, including 84 children, tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 9,156 as a 55-year-old woman died in Rayagada. Fifty-three other patients have died due to comorbidities so far, the health department said.

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    India hands over Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft to Sri Lanka Navy

    The security of India and Sri Lanka is enhanced by mutual understanding, mutual trust and cooperation, the Indian envoy here said on Monday, as India handed over a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft to the Sri Lanka Navy to further boost bilateral defence partnership. Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe was present at the handover ceremony.

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Karnataka CM Bommai says there were attempts to forget Ambedkar, Shastri

    Amid controversy over excluding first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in the Karnataka government's newspaper advertisement on freedom fighters, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday took a veiled dig at the Congress without naming it as he pointed at attempts to "forget" national icons like B R Ambedkar and Lal Bahadur Shastri.

     

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    US Congress members meet Taiwan leader amid China anger

    Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen met on Monday with a delegation of US Congress members in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island that China claims as its own territory. Taiwanese media showed the delegation arriving for the talks, but details of the meeting were not immediately released.

  • 12:08 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Every Indian should be proud of country, parliamentary democracy: Yogi

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said every Indian should be proud of the country and its parliamentary democracy. Addressing the gathering after hoisting the tricolour on the occasion of the 76th Independence Day at the Vidhan Bhavan here, Adityanath said, "The country's 135 crore people, in one voice and with the concept (parikalpana) of 'Ek Bharat, Sarva Shreshth Bharat' (One India, Best India), have hoisted the tricolour, which is the pride of India.

  • 12:08 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    NMDC not considering investment in new steel projects, says CMD Sumit Deb

    State-run miner NMDC has no plans of investing in new steel projects and it will continue to focus on the mining sector, its chairman and managing director Sumit Deb said. The PSU looks to increase its iron ore output to 100 MT by 2030 to support the country's ambitious steel production programme, the CMD told PTI.

  • 12:07 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    DIAL launches beta version of DigiYatra app for quicker check-in process at Delhi airport

    The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Monday launched a beta version of the DigiYatra app on the Android platform that will allow passengers to avail quicker check-in at the Indira Gandhi International Airport's Terminal 3. Under the Digi Yatra project, a passenger will pass through various checkpoints at the airport through paperless and contactless processing, using facial features to establish the identity which would be linked to the boarding pass.

     

  • 10:54 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Dam breach management: MP govt to honour excavator machine drivers with Rs 2 lakh each

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday announced a reward of Rs two lakh each for drivers of the earth-moving machines engaged in averting a disaster after a dam wall breach in Dhar district. Addressing an Independence Day function at the Motilal Nehru Stadium in state capital Bhopal amid heavy rainfall, Chouhan said the danger was looming large following a leakage reported in the under-construction dam on the Karam river three days back.

  • 10:53 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    1 dead, 5 injured as stones fall on jeep in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

    A man died while five people were injured after stones fell on their jeep in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district, the state disaster management said on Monday. The deceased was identified as Karnail Singh, a resident of Jhuled village, they said Chamba District Emergency Operation Centre said the incident occurred at Tundi-Baneta road in Sihunta on Sunday night.

  • 10:53 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Malaysia ex-PM begins final bid to toss out graft conviction

    Malaysia's top court Monday began hearing a final appeal by former Prime Minister Najib Razak to toss out his graft conviction linked to the massive looting of the 1MDB state fund. He would become Malaysia's first former prime minister to be imprisoned if his case fails. Najib, 69, has reiterated his innocence and has been out on bail pending his appeals.

  • 9:00 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Kerala HC directs trial to be expedited in 2021 murder of RSS worker in Palakkad

    The Kerala High Court has directed a sessions court in Palakkad to expedite the trial in the case regarding the killing of an RSS worker who was hacked to death in November last year in that district. Justice Bechu Kurian Thomas issued the direction to the sessions court while granting bail to one of the accused, in the case, who is alleged to have conspired to commit the murder and also harboured three of the main accused.

  • 9:00 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    'Azadi Gaurav Yatra' of Chhattisgarh Congress to culminate today

    The Chhattisgarh Congress's 'Azadi Gaurav Yatra', which began on August 9 on the August Kranti Diwas, will culminate in Raipur on the occasion of the Independence Day on Monday, a party functionary said. The march covered a distance of 6,750 kilometres while passing through all 90 Assembly constituencies of the state.

  • 7:35 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Cong demands apology from Karnataka govt for omission of Nehru from govt I-Day advertisement

    Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President DK Shivakumar on Sunday demanded an apology from the Karnataka government for ignoring former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in the state government's advertisement for 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign.

  • 7:34 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Say 'Vande Mataram' instead of 'hello': Maharashtra govt's directive to officials

    Newly-appointed Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Sunday directed all officials of the state government to start telephonic conversations with "Vande Mataram" instead of greeting a phone call with a 'hello".

  • 6:51 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    IAF's woman pilot Deepika Misra gets Vayu Sena medal

    Wing Commander Deepika Misra, a pilot of the Indian Air Force, was on Sunday conferred with the Vayu Sena medal, becoming perhaps the first woman to bag the prestigious award. The government also conferred the Vayu Sena medal to Group Captain Rahul Singh and Group Captain Ravi Nanda for their respective roles during India's Operation Devi Shakti, the evacuation mission launched to bring back Indians from Kabul after its takeover by the Taliban.

  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Ashok Gehlot meets families of nomadic, semi-nomadic castes

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday met families of nomadic and semi-nomadic castes who earn their livelihood by selling handmade wooden products here, an official statement said. The CM interacted with the families which have been living here for years after his cavalcade halted outside the area, it said.

  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Woman beats Agra society guard over alleged ill-treatment of stray dogs

    A woman thrashed a residential society security guard here and hurled abuses at him for allegedly ill-treating stray dogs, with a video of the purported incident going viral on Sunday The Agra police said they have taken cognisance of the video and registered a case against the woman who claims to be an animal rights activist. In the about 2.10-minute clip, the woman, who appears to be in her late twenties, is purportedly heard threatening the man that she will complain about him to BJP MP and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi.