Nov 13, 2020 10:26 PM (IST)
Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra
Maharashtra recorded 4,132 new coronavirus cases on Friday, which took the case tally to 17,40,461, the state health department said.
Nov 13, 2020 10:06 PM (IST)
Last metro service to be at 10 pm from terminal stations on Diwali
The last service from terminal stations of all Delhi Metro lines will be at 10 pm on Saturday on account of Diwali, officials said.
Nov 13, 2020 9:22 PM (IST)
Ajeet Sharma appointed Bihar Congress Legislative Party leader: Chhattisgarh CM
Ajeet Sharma has been appointed as Bihar Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader, Chhattisgarh CM and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel said on Friday.
Nov 13, 2020 8:29 PM (IST)
Bihar State Pollution Control Board orders complete ban on firecrackers in 3 cities
The Bihar State Pollution Control Board on Friday put a complete ban on sale or use of firecrackers in Patna, Muzaffarpur and Gaya, abiding by the
National Green Tribunals (NGT) directive for maintaining ambient air quality in all cities and towns where it was "poor or worse" in November last.
Nov 13, 2020 8:12 PM (IST)
RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on PNB
State-run Punjab National Bank on Friday said the RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on it for contravention of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act.
Nov 13, 2020 7:38 PM (IST)
AQI 'very poor' in Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon
The air quality deteriorated slightly but stayed in 'very poor' category in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurgaon in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Friday, according to a government agency. READ MORE
Nov 13, 2020 7:10 PM (IST)
Ayodhya Deepotsav: Earthen lamps lit on the bank of River Saryu
Nov 13, 2020 7:09 PM (IST)
Ayodhya Deepotsav: CM Adityanath lights lamp at Ram ki Paidi
Nov 13, 2020 6:16 PM (IST)
Medical, paramedical colleges to start from Dec 1: Karnataka Health Minister
Medical and paramedical colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (ARGUHS) would resume regular classes from December 1, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Friday.
Nov 13, 2020 5:53 PM (IST)
Greek PM vows virus vaccinations will be free
Greece’s prime minister says the government will provide the coronavirus vaccine, when it becomes available, to all Greeks free of charge.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis made the comments while chairing a ministerial meeting about the government’s vaccination strategy for COVID-19. Greece has seen a resurgence of the virus’s spread that is putting pressure on the country’s health system.
Nov 13, 2020 5:08 PM (IST)
Green firecrackers to have QR coding system
Green firecrackers sold this year would have a novel feature of quick response (QR) coding system to avoid manufacturing and sale of counterfeit products, the Karnataka government has said in its order.
Nov 13, 2020 4:42 PM (IST)
Grand Deepotsav celebrations start in Ayodhya
Deepotsav celebrations began on Friday in the holy city of Ayodhya in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a Diwali event which will also see the lighting of a record 5.
51 lakh earthen lamps at dusk.
Soon after landing in Ayodhya, the Governor and the chief minister offered prayers to Lord Ram and later welcomed actors representing Lord Ram, Goddess Sita and Lakshman who descended on the Saryu bank in a 'pushpak viman' -- a helicopter.
Nov 13, 2020 4:34 PM (IST)
J&K: Multiple ceasefire violations by Pak along LoC, 3 security forces personnel among 6 killed
Three security forces personnel were among six persons killed in multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) from Gurez sector to Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.
Nov 13, 2020 4:05 PM (IST)
France announces killing of Al Qaeda military leader in Mali
French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly announced on Friday that the country's forces have killed Bah ag Moussa, a military leader of Al Qaeda's North Africa wing, in Mali.
"This is a major success in the fight against terrorism that France is leading with its partners in the Sahel," Xinhua news agency quoted Par;y as saying.
"A historic figure of the jihadi movement in the Sahel, Bah ag Moussa is considered responsible for several attacks against Malian and international forces," she added in a statement.
Moussa, a military leader of the Rally for the Victory of Islam and Muslims, an Al Qaeda wing operating in the Sahel region, was killed on Tuesday during an operation involving significant intelligence resources, ground troops and helicopters, according to the Defence Ministry.
France has led a special military operation to curb insurgency in the Sahel region since 2014.
Nov 13, 2020 3:47 PM (IST)
Ayodhya Deepotsav: CM Yogi Adityanath offers prayers at Ram Janmabhoomi
Nov 13, 2020 2:43 PM (IST)
Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain likely to occur Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal: IMD
Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain likely to occur at a few places on 14th November over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal area. Thunderstorm with heavy rain likely to occur at isolated places over Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram & Thoothukudi districts of Tamil Nadu, says IMD
Nov 13, 2020 2:09 PM (IST)
MP: FIR registered against Computer Baba in Bhopal
Nov 13, 2020 12:54 PM (IST)
COVID-19 situation in Delhi should come under control in the next 7 to 10 days: Kejriwal
The #COVID19 situation in Delhi should come under control in the next 7 to 10 days. We are taking all the necessary measures: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Nov 13, 2020 12:52 PM (IST)
Pakistan violates ceasefire in three sectors along LoC
Pakistani troops opened fire in three sectors along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said. The first ceasefire violation was reported from Izmarg in Gurez sector of Bandipora district around noon and it was followed by another round of firing in Keran sector of Kupwara district a few minutes later, they said.
The Pakistan Army also fired towards Indian positions in Uri sector of Baramulla district, they said. No casualties have been reported in the incidents, the officials said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating in all the three sectors.
Nov 13, 2020 12:33 PM (IST)
Piyush Goyal extends wishes to everyone on occasion of Diwali
Nov 13, 2020 12:23 PM (IST)
Take responsibility of Congress' loss in Bihar: Tariq Anwar
Nov 13, 2020 11:59 AM (IST)
World Health Organisation is establishing the WHO Global Centre on Traditional Medicine in India, to strengthen the research on traditional medicines, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day
Nov 13, 2020 11:26 AM (IST)
PM Modi inaugurates 2 Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan, Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar (Gujarat) and National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur (Rajasthan), via video conferencing.
Nov 13, 2020 10:00 AM (IST)
Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at at a powerloom unit in Bhiwandi
Nov 13, 2020 10:00 AM (IST)
Ayodhya's 'Ram ki Paidi' ghats decorated with diyas for 'Deepotsav'
Nov 13, 2020 9:50 AM (IST)
Delhi: Next batch of Indian UN Peacekeepers set to leave for South Sudan
Nov 13, 2020 9:48 AM (IST)
4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands today
Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck the Andaman Islands at 0845 hours today, says National Center for Seismology
Nov 13, 2020 9:47 AM (IST)
Sensex falls 206.58 points to 43,150.61 in opening session; Nifty slips 52.85 points to 12,637.95
Nov 13, 2020 8:12 AM (IST)
Bengal logs record recovery of 4,453 COVID patients
West Bengal on Thursday reported the highest single-day recovery of 4,453 COVID-19 patients, taking the total number of cured people to 3,81,149, the health department said in a bulletin.
The discharge rate is now 90.57 per cent. The death toll rose to 7,506 after 54 more people succumbed to the disease.
Nov 13, 2020 8:12 AM (IST)
Bihar reports 5 more COVID-19 deaths, 523 new cases
Five more persons died of COVID-19 in Bihar on Thursday, raising the death toll to 1,167, while 523 fresh cases took the tally to 2,25,499, the health department said in a bulletin.
Altogether 536 patients also recovered from the disease, taking the total number of cured people to 2,17,958, the bulletin said. The recovery rate is now 96.66 per cent. The number of active cases currently is 6,374 in the state.
Nov 13, 2020 8:09 AM (IST)
PM Modi to inaugurate 2 Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan, Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat on Ayurveda Day today.
Nov 13, 2020 8:07 AM (IST)
Delhi: Air quality in 'very poor' category at Okhla Phase-2
Nov 13, 2020 7:21 AM (IST)
Nepal bus accident claims 9 lives
At least 9 dead and 34 others injured in a passenger bus accident in Baitadi district of Nepal: Police
Nov 13, 2020 7:20 AM (IST)
Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat on Ayurveda Day today
Nov 13, 2020 6:51 AM (IST)
2G mobile Internet service extended in 18 out of 20 districts till Nov 26 in J-K
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday ordered continuance of 2G mobile data services in 18 of the 20 districts of the Union Territory till November 26 citing apprehension about misuse of high-speed Internet to disrupt the district development council and panchayat polls.
Nov 13, 2020 6:42 AM (IST)
Earthquake hits Assam
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.7 on the Richter Scale, hit Karbi Anglong, Assam at 3:23 am today: National Centre for Seismology
Nov 13, 2020 6:41 AM (IST)
Floating crane crashes in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: A floating crane involved in the construction of a new Pamban rail bridge in Rameshwaram crashed into the pillars of the bridge due to strong wind yesterday