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  • TN Health Min takes Bharat Biotech's Covaxin shot in Chennai

    TN Health Min takes Bharat Biotech's Covaxin shot in Chennai

    January 22, 2021 12:12 IST

    The Health and Family Welfare Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr C Vijayabaskar took Bharat Biotech's Covaxin shot.

  • PM Modi address students at Convocation of Tezpur University in Assam

    PM Modi address students at Convocation of Tezpur University in Assam

    January 22, 2021 11:52 IST

    Our nation is entering the 75th year of independence. Innumerable people of Assam had contributed towards freedom. Several people had sacrificed their lives, their youth. Now you have to live for New India, Aatmanirbhar India: PM Modi, at Convocation of Tezpur University, Assam

  • Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation opens doors of opportunities for transgender community

    Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation opens doors of opportunities for transgender community

    January 22, 2021 11:16 IST

    Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has opened doors of new hopes and opportunities for the transgender community. They have handed over the responsibility of managing parking areas to them on January 21.

  • Police, officials inspect Shivamogga dynamite blast site

    Police, officials inspect Shivamogga dynamite blast site

    January 22, 2021 11:13 IST

    Police and officials inspected the site in Hunasodu village of Shivamogga district where a blast occurred last night.

  • Farm law: Govt to hold 11th round of talks with farmers today

    Farm law: Govt to hold 11th round of talks with farmers today

    January 22, 2021 11:02 IST

    The next round of talks between the Centre and the farmers' unions is scheduled to be held today in Delhi. In the earlier 10th round of talks, the government had proposed to put on hold the implementation of farm laws for 18 months and set up a joint committee to find an amicable solution in the interest of the farming community. Farmers on Thursday, however, rejected the Centre's proposal and said that they want nothing but a complete repeal of all the three legislations.

  • Watch UP's minister of state for health Atul Garg on Covid vaccination

    Watch UP's minister of state for health Atul Garg on Covid vaccination

    January 22, 2021 10:32 IST

    We are prepared for today's vaccination plan says, UP minister of state for health Atul Garg

  • Srishti Goswami to become one day CM of Uttarakhand

    Srishti Goswami to become one day CM of Uttarakhand

    January 22, 2021 10:13 IST

    To mark National Girl Child Day on January 24, Haridwar-based teenage girl Shristi Goswami will become the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand for one day.

  • Video: 10 people dead in Karnataka explosion

    Video: 10 people dead in Karnataka explosion

    January 22, 2021 10:05 IST

    A loud sound of explosion of a truckload of explosives, suspected to be meant for mining, killed at least 10 people in Karnataka's Shivamogga district on Thursday night and sent shockwaves in neighbouring areas. The massive explosion took place in Abbalagere village, near a gravel and boulder crushing facility around 10.30 pm, sending shockwaves not only in Shivamogga, but also in neighbouring Chikkamagaluru and Davangere districts.

  • Top 9 News: Farmers refuse to accept Govt's offer of putting farm laws on hold

    Top 9 News: Farmers refuse to accept Govt's offer of putting farm laws on hold

    January 22, 2021 9:45 IST

    Protesting farmers on Thursday rejected the government's proposal to suspend the three contentious farm laws for one year. They remained adamant on the repeal of the agriculture reforms and said that the tractor march scheduled for January 26 will go on as planned. The decision was taken at a marathon meeting on Thursday, a day before the eleventh round of talks between the farmers and government. Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farm unions leading protests at several Delhi border points, held a discussion at the Singhu border and decided to turn down the government's latest offer.

  • Delhi: Fire breaks out in a building in ITO area

    Delhi: Fire breaks out in a building in ITO area

    January 22, 2021 9:35 IST

    A massive fire broke out in a building in the ITO area of Delhi on Friday. At least 3 fire tenders are present at the spot. Fire fighting operations are underway.

  • Road safety month awareness camp organises in J&K's Poonch

    Road safety month awareness camp organises in J&K's Poonch

    January 22, 2021 8:29 IST

    Road safety month awareness camp has been organised in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. The '32nd National Road Safety Month-2021' was organised by the Motor Vehicles Department in Jhalas area of Poonch. The transport authorities properly provided the awareness about driving rules and road safety.

  • 2 bus, 1 car catch massive fire at parking lot in Mumbai's Borivali

    2 bus, 1 car catch massive fire at parking lot in Mumbai's Borivali

    January 22, 2021 8:27 IST

    Fierce fire broke out in vehicles at a parking lot in Mumbai's Borivali Link Road on January 21. At the parking lot, two buses and one car caught fire. Three fire tenders has reached the spot and doused the fire. No casualties have been reported in the matter.

  • Clash between TMC,BJP workers in West Bengal's Bardhaman

    Clash between TMC,BJP workers in West Bengal's Bardhaman

    January 22, 2021 8:01 IST

    West Bengal: Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were injured following a clash between BJP and Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers in Purba Bardhaman, yesterday.

  • VIDEO: 5 people killed in Serum institute fire tragedy

    VIDEO: 5 people killed in Serum institute fire tragedy

    January 22, 2021 7:53 IST

    5 construction workers — 2 each from Pune, Uttar Pradesh and one from Bihar lost their lives in the incident. Their bodies were recovered by fire brigade personnel from the fifth floor, police said, adding nine others were evacuated from the spot.

  • Sensex slips below 50,000 on profit booking

    Sensex slips below 50,000 on profit booking

    January 21, 2021 21:53 IST

    The S-P BSE Sensex crossed historical milestone of 50,000 in Thursday's session as benchmark indices scaled fresh lifetime highs but closed 0.4 per cent lower as traders booked profit in the last hour of trading. At the closing bell, however, the S-P BSE Sensex was down by 167 points or 0.34 per cent at 49,625 while the Nifty 50 tumbled by 54 points or 0.37 per cent to 14,590. Except for Nifty auto, all sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange closed in the negative zone with Nifty PSU bank losing by 3.1 per cent, realty by 2.5 per cent and metal by 2 per cent.

  • Self-reliance in Defence a strategic necessity: Army Chief

    Self-reliance in Defence a strategic necessity: Army Chief

    January 21, 2021 21:51 IST

    The Indian Army Chief MM Naravane attended '25 years of Army Industry - Partnership' in Delhi on January 21. "2020 was a unique year with twin challenges of the COVID pandemic and the belligerence on the northern borders. The events of the past year have brought to the fore the vulnerability of global supply chains, underscoring the need for self-reliance. Today self-reliance in Defence has become a strategic necessity. It is imperative for us to invest in building long term indigenous capabilities for application across the entire spectrum of conflict," said the Army Chief. He also said, "Considering the quick pace of Defence modernisation being undertaken by our adversaries, we are lagging behind slightly. Continuous and heavy dependence of Indian armed forces on equipment of foreign origin needs to be addressed through indigenous capability development."

  • Law will take its course: CRPF DG on sexual harassment complaint against Arjuna awardee

    Law will take its course: CRPF DG on sexual harassment complaint against Arjuna awardee

    January 21, 2021 21:46 IST

    On sexual harassment charges filed by woman officer against Arjuna awardee Khajan Singh and coach S Singh, CRPF DG AP Maheshwari said, "The FIR has been registered with Delhi Police. We have set up an Empowered Committee as envisaged under Supreme Court guidelines after Vishakha judgment. The committee is headed by Charu Sinha, IG Srinagar...That lady hasn't come to us with any complaints of threats. I have gone to camps talking to women personnel. We still don't know exact facts. Law will take its course."

  • Nearly 10 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated so far: Health Ministry

    Nearly 10 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated so far: Health Ministry

    January 21, 2021 21:43 IST

    Union Health Ministry's Additional Secretary Manohar Agnani said that a total of 9,99,065 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID across the country till 6 pm January 21 in 18,159 sessions. "The provisional figures for today, up to 6 pm - vaccination sessions were organised in 27 states and UTs and a total of 1,92,581 beneficiaries were vaccinated today," he added.

  • Mixed reaction to Biden inauguration

    Mixed reaction to Biden inauguration

    January 21, 2021 20:20 IST

    Some Palestinians in the Gaza Strip called on newly sworn in President Joe Biden to stop taking sides with the Israeli occupation and to support the Palestinian people. Others said they did not expect much from Biden, but he would be better than Donald Trump towards the Palestinian issue.

  • Meet Sheetal Agrawal, a medical clowns who cheers-up migrants in shelter homes

    Meet Sheetal Agrawal, a medical clowns who cheers-up migrants in shelter homes

    January 21, 2021 19:52 IST

    There is a saying that laughter is the best medicine Sheetal Agrawal, a medical clown has up with a unique way to cheer up people and make the mood lighter in the midst of all this anxiety.

  • India's free vaccine supply to foreign countries begin with Bhutan, Maldives

    India's free vaccine supply to foreign countries begin with Bhutan, Maldives

    January 21, 2021 19:31 IST

    India will start supplying hundreds of thousands of doses of ‘Covishield’ vaccine on a grant basis to key neighbours beginning with 2,50,000 vaccine doses for Bhutan and Maldives. Other countries like Bangladesh and Nepal are likely to receive their supplies on Thursday.

  • Serum Institute Fire: CM Uddhav Thackeray orders probe, will visit the accident site tomorrow

    Serum Institute Fire: CM Uddhav Thackeray orders probe, will visit the accident site tomorrow

    January 21, 2021 19:24 IST

    Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will visit the unit of Serum Institute of India in Manjri, Pune, where the fire mishap took place, to inspect & take stock of the situation tomorrow at noon

  • Deeply saddened by the loss of lives, says Adar Poonawala On Serum Institute Fire

    Deeply saddened by the loss of lives, says Adar Poonawala On Serum Institute Fire

    January 21, 2021 18:32 IST

    Serum Institute of India chief Adar Poonawala said that he is deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the fire at the vaccine-maker's facility in Pune which is at the heart of India's fight against the coronavirus. Five people have died in the fire.

  • Pune: Five charred bodies recovered from Serum Institute of India building

    Pune: Five charred bodies recovered from Serum Institute of India building

    January 21, 2021 18:15 IST

    While the plant produces multiple vaccines, the facility affected by fire did not have any production work on at the time of the incident, said the police.

  • SII Chief thanks everyone for the concern, says there has been no loss of lives and major injuries due to fire

    SII Chief thanks everyone for the concern, says there has been no loss of lives and major injuries due to fire

    January 21, 2021 17:52 IST

    Thank you everyone for your concern & prayers. So far the most important thing is that there've been no lives lost or major injuries due to fire, despite a few floors being destroyed: Adar Poonawalla, CEO-Owner, Serum Institute of India

  • Fire breaks out at Serum Institute building in Pune, vaccine production not hit

    Fire breaks out at Serum Institute building in Pune, vaccine production not hit

    January 21, 2021 16:15 IST

    The fire broke out at Terminal 1 gate of Serum Institute of India in Pune. It continued to rage at the fourth and fifth floors of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ3) building inside Terminal 1. 10 fire tenders have reached the site of the mishap.

  • PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

    PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

    January 21, 2021 16:08 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose.

  • Farmers firm on conducting tractor parade on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on R-Day

    Farmers firm on conducting tractor parade on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on R-Day

    January 21, 2021 15:55 IST

    Krantikari Kisan Union's Darshan Pal said that they are firm on their stance of conducting tractor parade on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on Republic Day.

  • Breaking: Major Fire breakout at Pune's SERUM institute

    Breaking: Major Fire breakout at Pune's SERUM institute

    January 21, 2021 15:14 IST

    A massive fire broke out at Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday afternoon, news agency ANI reported. The blaze was reported near the Terminal 1 gate of the institute.

  • Aaj Ka Viral: Will Yogi Adithyanath shut madrasas amid Republic Day celebration?

    Aaj Ka Viral: Will Yogi Adithyanath shut madrasas amid Republic Day celebration?

    January 21, 2021 14:56 IST

    A viral Video on social media claims that the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will shut down madrasas which do not celebrate Republic Day on January 26.

  • Rajnath Singh attends NCC rally in New Delhi

    Rajnath Singh attends NCC rally in New Delhi

    January 21, 2021 14:49 IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspected a guard of honour during the annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally, at NCC Parade Ground in New Delhi on January 21.

  • Over 1,100 schools identified to begin NCC training: Defence Minister

    Over 1,100 schools identified to begin NCC training: Defence Minister

    January 21, 2021 14:47 IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally said that over 1,100 schools have been identified to begin NCC training.

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