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New Delhi Updated on: November 15, 2020 23:26 IST
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  • 11:07 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Bihar

    Bihar's COVID-19 tally rose to 2,26,915 as 247 more people tested positive for the infection, while five fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,184, a health department bulletin said on Sunday.

  • 10:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi University defers spot admission for entrance-based undergraduate courses due to COVID-19

    The Delhi University on Sunday deferred spot admission for entrance-based undergraduate courses in view of many university departments and officials being affected by COVID-19.

    The university has also deferred till further notice the announcement of special cut-off for undergraduate courses for seats that are still vacant after admissions under five cut-off lists.

  • 9:12 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Pollution levels higher in Delhi this Diwali compared to last year: CPCB

    Pollution levels were higher in Delhi this Diwali as compared to the last year and this could be attributed to high share of stubble burning and unfavorable meteorology during the festival season, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

     

  • 9:10 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UAE grants 10-year golden residency visa to more professionals

    The UAE on Sunday approved the issuance of a 10-year golden visa for more professionals, including PhD holders, physicians, engineers as well as graduates from certain universities, in a bid to keep the “talented people and great minds” in the Gulf country and help in nation-building.

  • 8:45 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Siddhivinayak temple to allow 1,000 devotees beginning Nov 16

    Only 1,000 devotees will be allowed inside famous Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai every day beginning Monday in staggered time slots to be booked through a mobile phone application, its chairman Aadesh Bandekar said on Sunday.

  • 6:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air quality "severe" in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon

    The air quality deteriorated to 'severe' level in Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Sunday, according to a government agency.

  • 6:07 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Upcoming G20 summit will be a milestone: Saudi Arabia

    The upcoming summit of the G20 will be a "milestone", Saudi Arabia, the chair of the powerful economic bloc, said on Sunday amid mounting expectations of fiscal support, debt reductions and several other monetary measures by the grouping to help the global economy recover from the coronavirus-driven collapse.

  • 6:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Lord Ayyappa temple opens, devotees to be allowed from Nov 16

    The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala opened on Sunday evening for the annual two-month long Mandala-Makaravillakku season, adhering to strict COVID-19 protocol. Devotees would be allowed inside the temple only from Monday morning, temple sources said.

    No special pujas were held on Sunday.

  • 4:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Alwar: Five shop destroyed in fire

    Five shops in a shopping complex were gutted in Rajasthan’s Alwar on Saturday night, police said. The incident took place in the Chudi market after a fire broke out in one of the shops.

    The flames were doused, SHO Kotwali police station Rajesh Sharma said.

    He said no loss of life was reported in the incident. The matter is being probed, he added.

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gangotri Temple closes for winters

    The portals of the Gangotri Temple in Uttarkashi were closed for winters on the occasion of Annakoot-Govardhan Puja on Sunday.

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

    Delhi: Parts of national capital receive rainfall

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Tarkishore Prasad elected as leader of BJP legislature party in Bihar

    Tarkishore Prasad unanimously elected as the leader of BJP legislature party in Bihar, party leader Sushil Kumar Modi tweeted.

  • 2:49 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Oath ceremony to be held tomorrow afternoon, says JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar after staking claim to form government

  • 2:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Manipur CM N Biren Singh tests positive for COVID-19

  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi reports 3,235 new Cpvid cases, 95 deaths and 7,606 recoveries

  • 2:09 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Uttarakhand: Portals of Gangotri Temple have been closed for winter season

  • 12:16 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    12-year-old girl killed as hut catches fire in UP's Ballia

     A 12-year-old girl was killed as her hut caught fire in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Sunday. According to Narhi Station House Officer (SHO) Gyaneshwar Mishra, the incident took place in Kulharhia village on Saturday night.

    Mishra said on Saturday night, when people were celebrating Diwali, the hut of Avadh Bihari Ram suddenly caught fire at around 10 pm and it assumed a huge proportion. A girl, identified as Sonam (12), died due to burns in the incident, the SHO said.

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Arunachal Pradesh reports more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases

    Arunachal Pradesh reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases in a single-day as 102 people were cured of the disease while 34 new infections
    pushed the tally to 15,792, a health department official said on Sunday.

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

    VP Naidu greets people of Jharkhand on state's foundation day, pays tributes to Birsa Munda

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu greeted the people of Jharkhand on the state's formation day on Sunday. He also paid tributes to tribal leader Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary. Known as the "Land of Forests", Jharkhand is a treasure trove of minerals and the people of the state have contributed immensely to the growth of the nation, Naidu wrote on Twitter.

    "My best wishes to the people of the state for a prosperous future," he said. "My humble tributes to the iconic tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary today. Known as Dharti Aaba 'Father of Earth', Birsa Munda mobilised the tribals against the oppression of the British," Naidu said.

    Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar in 2000 on the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda.

  • 11:24 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    How can someone become CM after getting 40 seats: RJD leader Manoj Jha attacks Nitish

    How can someone become Chief Minister after getting 40 seats? People's mandate is against him, he is decimated & should decide on it. #Bihar will find its alternative, which will be spontaneous. It might take a week, ten days, or a month but it will happen, RJD leader Manoj Jha told news agency ANI.

  • 11:22 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Fire crackers waste seen on the streets of Varanasi post Diwali celebrations

  • 11:20 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Jammu and Kashmir: Pir Panjal range in Rajouri receives snowfall | WATCH

  • 11:20 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Poor visibility in parts of Lucknow as air quality deteriorates

    Air Quality Index is at 396 (very poor) in Lalbagh area of the city, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

  • 11:19 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Telangana reports 661 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths and 1,637 recoveries on Saturday

  • 8:38 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat: COVID-19 patients, doctors celebrated Diwali at Sir Sayajirao Hospital in Vadodra | WATCH

  • 8:37 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Tripura: Devotees thronged temples to offer prayers to Goddess Kali on occasion of Kali Puja

  • 8:35 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi: Smog shrouds parts of the national capital leading to decreased visibility | WATCH

  • 8:35 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    West Bengal: Fire broke out at shanties near Tapsi Baba mod in Asansol

  • 8:34 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to hold a meeting in Patna today over Bihar election results.

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