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India TV News Desk Edited By: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: August 16, 2022 23:57 IST
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  • 10:03 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Woman given spiked drink, gang raped after birthday party

    A 19-year-old woman was raped allegedly by three youths after a birthday party in Modi Nagar town in this district, police said on Tuesday. The woman, employed with a private company, attended the party on Sunday and somebody served her drink laced with sedatives, they said.

  • 10:02 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Gujarat records 425 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death; active tally at 3,480

    Gujarat on Tuesday reported 425 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its overall tally to 12,66,168, while one more patient succumbed to the infection in the state, said the health department said. With the death of one more patient-reported from Ahmedabad - the state's COVID-19 death toll rose to 10,994, said the department in a release.

  • 8:33 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Five shopkeepers arrested for selling banned 'Chinese Manjha'

    Police have arrested five shopkeepers for allegedly selling banned 'Chinese Manjha' and recovered 598 rolls of banned kite string from northeast Delhi, officials said on Tuesday. The National Green tribunal (NGT) banned the glass-coated synthetic string -- used largely for kite-flying -- in the national capital in 2017.

  • 8:18 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    KKR sells 27 pc stake in Max Healthcare Institute for over Rs 9,100 crore

    The US private equity major KKR on Tuesday sold 27 per cent stake in hospital chain Max Healthcare Institute for Rs 9,185 crore through open market transactions.

  • 8:17 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Lumpy skin disease: Union minister Rupala assures help to Punjab, Haryana

    Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala on Tuesday reviewed the vaccination of cattle in Punjab and Haryana in the wake of lumpy skin disease affecting a large number of animals and assured help from the Centre.

  • 6:17 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Delhi LG says pandemic far from over, urges people to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour

    Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena on Tuesday said the pandemic is far from over and appealed to people to adhere to Covid-appropriate behaviour. Delhi on Monday reported 1,227 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 14.57 per cent, while eight more people succumbed to the disease, according to official data.

  • 6:16 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    Assam man beheads villager, walks into police station with severed head

    A man allegedly beheaded his fellow villager following an altercation over a bet on a football match and walked into a local police station with the severed head in Assam's Sonitpur district, a senior officer said on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Monday in Doyalur area under the Rangapara Police Station limits after the football match organised on the occasion of Independence Day was over, he said.

  • 3:53 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    UP: Fake spice factory busted, 4 held

    A factory manufacturing fake black pepper was busted and four people were arrested here on Tuesday, police said. Superintendent of Police (City) Sanjay Kumar said eight quintals of fake black pepper and 25 quintals of ingredients including green peas and chemicals were found in the factory in Baruwa Patti village.

  • 3:26 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra

    NCR: 4 dead, 2 injured after truck falls on car

     Four people, three of them software engineers, died and two others were injured after a truck fell on the car they were travelling in, police said on Tuesday. Three of the deceased were IIT alumni and worked in Adobe in Noida. According to police, the incident happened around 2 am while the passengers were returning to Noida from Udaipur.

  • 2:37 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Sharp decline in daily COVID-19 cases in Puducherry

    Puducherry witnessed a sharp fall in the number of new COVID-19 cases, with only 20 people testing positive for the virus on Tuesday, taking the overall caseload to 1,72,174. The fresh cases were detected during the examination of 209 samples. Puducherry region alone reported 14 fresh cases while Karaikal saw four and Yanam two.

  • 2:37 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Israeli leaders highlight growing influence of India on 75 years of Independence

    Senior Israeli leaders from across the political spectrum have congratulated India on its 75 years of Independence, emphasising on its growing influence as a regional and global power and emergence as an innovation superpower that could help in changing the world for the better. Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Monday evening attended an event to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India's Independence and 30 years of full diplomatic relations between India and Israel attended by hundreds of Indians and local India enthusiasts.

     

  • 12:48 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Bus falls into gorge in J-K, two ITBP personnel killed

    A bus fell into a gorge in Pahalgam area of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, leaving two Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel dead and 37 others returning from Amarnath Yatra duty injured. A police official said the police bus carrying 37 ITBP personnel and two policemen fell into a gorge between Chandanwari and Pahalgam.

  • 12:48 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Mass singing of national anthem held across Telangana

    The national anthem was simultaneously sung by people across Telangana on Tuesday as part of the celebration of 75 years of Independence. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, his cabinet colleagues, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi and other leaders attended the event at Abids here. Rao paid floral tributes at a statue of the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at Abids before singing the national anthem.

     

  • 12:47 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Kashmiri Pandit shot dead, brother injured in militant attack in J-K

    A Kashmiri Pandit died and his brother was injured after they were shot by militants in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. A police official identified the deceased as Sunil Kumar and the injured as Pintu Kumar. "Terrorists fired upon civilians in an apple orchard in Chotipora area of #Shopian. One person died and one injured. Both belong to minority community. Injured person has been shifted to hospital. Area #cordoned off. Further details shall follow," a police spokesperson said.

  • 10:56 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Amitabh Choudhary, former president of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) passes away

  • 10:56 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Bihar CM Nitish condoles the demise of former Bihar minister Subhash Singh

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin will arrive in Delhi today

  • 9:56 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    India logs 8,813 Covid infections in a day; active cases decline to 1,11,252

  • 9:04 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Arvind Kejriwal to visit Kutch today, attend town hall meet ahead of Gujarat polls

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be on a one-day Gujarat visit on Tuesday and will attend a town hall meeting at Bhuj in Kutch district, a party leader said. This will be the fourth visit of the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convener this month to Gujarat, where the Assembly polls are due later this year.

  • 9:04 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Kerala CPI(M) leader killing: 2 accused in police custody

    The police has taken into custody two of the eight accused involved in the killing of a local CPI(M) leader on the eve of Independence Day, which saw both the Left party and the BJP trying to pin the blame on each other. A top police officer said two of the accused were taken into custody on Monday night and that they were being questioned presently regarding the killing of CPI(M) local committee member Shajahan on August 14 night.

  • 9:03 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Man who escaped from mental asylum caught by Karnataka police

    The Karnataka police have caught an inmate of a mental health centre here, who had escaped from the hospital on August 14 midnight, sources said. The escaped inmate was apprehended by Karnataka police on Monday and a team of Kerala police personnel is expected to bring him back to the institution by noon, they said.

     

  • 7:55 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Schools in MP's Bhopal to remain shut due to heavy rains

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    President Droupadi Murmu pays floral tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar pays floral tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    PM Modi pays floral tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihar Vajpayee

  • 7:27 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    FIFA suspends India's national soccer federation

    FIFA suspended India's national soccer federation late Monday “due to undue influence from third parties,” the sport's governing body said. The suspension of the All India Football Federation threatens the country's hosting of the Under-17 Women's World Cup scheduled for Oct. 11-30.

  • 7:27 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Ukrainian military says it repelled more than dozen attacks

    The Ukrainian military has said that it had repelled more than a dozen Russian attacks in the country's east and north, including attempts to advance on key cities in the eastern industrial heartland known as the Donbas.

  • 7:27 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    138 judicial appointments so far in 2022, surpasses record of 2016

    With the appointments of 11 new High Court judges in the Punjab and Haryana High Court on August 14, the Government of India has created a record by making 138 appointments so far this year thus surpassing its earlier record of 126 High Court appointments in 2016.

  • 6:28 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Mobile snatcher arrested in Delhi

    A woman sub-inspector of Delhi Police caught a man who was trying to escape after allegedly snatching the mobile phone of a person in central Delhi's Kamla Market, officials said on Monday. According to police, one Ashish Patel was waiting at Kamla Market bus stand Sunday evening when two people approached him and one of them snatched his mobile phone and ran towards a roundabout.

     

  • 6:27 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Punjab Police recovers weapons used by Pak Army from arrested ISI-backed terrorists

    The weapons recovered from Pakistan ISI-backed terrorists are lethal and usually used by Pakistan Army, Punjab Police said. Punjab Police on Sunday busted a Pak-ISI-backed terrorist module and arrested four members. The accused were associated with Canada-based Arshdeep Singh alias Arsh Dala and Australia-based gangster Gurjant Singh alias Janta. They were apprehended from Delhi during the intel-led operation carried out by the Counter-Intelligence unit of Punjab Police with the help of Delhi Police.

  • 6:26 AM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    J&K: Flood-like situation in Ujh river in Kathua