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Nitish hails inauguration of Kosi rail mega bridge by PM

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating the 'Kosi Rail Mahasetu' that will connect Mithila...

Mayawati asks Union govt to pay heed to wishes of farmers

Lucknow: BSP president Mayawati on Friday opposed the passage of two farmer-related bills in Parliament and asked the central government to pay...

Political heat rises over farm bills, but BJP confident of passage in RS

New Delhi: Political heat may be rising over three farm sector bills amid strident protests by the Opposition and revolt by the BJP's...

Bamboo industry to play crucial role in post-COVID economy: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is planning to promote domestic bamboo industry which is going to play a critical role in...

Bandhan Bank collection efficiency ratio touches 90pc in August

Kolkata: Private lender Bandhan Bank on Friday said collection efficiency ratio has touched 90 per cent at the end of August, and...

Paytm app removed from Google Play store for policy violation; co says app will be back shortly

New Delhi: Paytm, whose app was removed from Google Play store on Friday for violation of policy on sport betting activities, said the...

Kejriwal appeals to all non-BJP parties to unite in RS to oppose farm bills

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to all non-BJP parties on Friday to unite in the Rajya Sabha and oppose three...

Parliament passes bill to cut salaries of MPs by 30 per cent

New Delhi: Parliament on Friday passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 per cent "to meet...

Girl raped, accused thrashed by her family in UP’s Banda

Banda (UP): A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth who was then severely beaten up by her family members in a...

Statistical highlights of IPL

Abu Dhabi: With the IPL set to kick off from Saturday, here is a look at the event's statistical highlights from the past...

Sudharshan TV seeks live telecast of hearing in SC of case against its ‘Bindas Bol’ programme

New Delhi: Sudarshan TV, which is facing legal proceedings in the Supreme Court, has moved an application seeking a live telecast of the...

As Himachal Pradesh Eases Travel Restrictions, OYO Hotels & Homes Opens its Doors with the ‘Sanitised Stays’ Experience

Following the new state guidelines, OYO is open to hosting guests in Himachal Pradesh with the Sanitised Stays experience As the state...

‘New rapid COVID-19 test with improved sensitivity developed’

Boston: Researchers have developed a new rapid test for the detection of the novel coronavirus that can be performed in less than an...

Govt should provide free smartphones to all school children: CRY NGO

Kolkata: To ensure that no children are left behind in education in the COVID pandemic situation, governments should distribute textbooks, free smartphones...

Union minister Harsimrat submits resignation in protest against farm bills

New Delhi: Harsimrat Kaur Badal has submitted her resignation as Union minister to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), principal advisor to Shiromani Akali...

Sudarshan TV defends programme ‘UPSC Jehad’ in SC, says not against Muslims in bureaucracy

New Delhi: Sudarshan TV on Thursday defended in the Supreme Court its programme on alleged infiltration of Muslims in civil services, saying it...

IPL 2020: England and Australia players arriving from UK will undergo 36-hour quarantine

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League franchises will be heaving a sigh of relief as all the 21 Australian and English players arriving...

Border standoff: India says China should work with it for complete disengagement in Ladakh

New Delhi: India on Thursday said China should sincerely work with it for complete disengagement of troops at the earliest from all friction...

Steve Smith Concussion: CA to work to Rajasthan Royals on his return to cricket

Dubai: Cricket Australia on Thursday revealed that Steve Smith is following "concussion protocols" which are crucial for his return to cricket in the...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer ‘Serious Men’ to hit Netflix on October 2

Mumbai: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra's upcoming feature "Serious Men", headlined by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, will premiere on Netflix on October 2. Written...

Lawyer challenges challan for not wearing mask when driving alone; HC seeks govt reply

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday sought response of the Centre and AAP government on a lawyer's plea challenging the Rs 500...

Need to be mindful of Hardik Pandya’s workload: MI coach Jayawardene

Abu Dhabi: Monitoring comeback man Hardik Pandya's workload is paramount for Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene as he intends to groom a "few...

Unemployment issue not political, but humanitarian: Priyanka

Lucknow: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Thursday that the problem of unemployment was not a political issue, but a humanitarian one...

Team now more acceptive of bio-bubble, empty stands won’t lead to drop in intensity: Kohli

Dubai: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said his teammates have become "acceptive" of living in the IPL bio-bubble and there...

Knew making ‘Knock Knock Knock’ was lunatic, but had to do it: director Sudhanshu Saria

Mumbai: Sudhanshu Saria, best known for his same-sex romance Loev", is back with another unconventional story in Knock Knock Knock but the...

Modi govt should apologise for lathicharge on farmers in Hry: Kisan Congress

Dehradun: The All India Kisan Congress (AIKC) on Thursday condemned the alleged lathicharge on protesting farmers in Haryana recently and demanded an...

ASIA’s FIRST & LARGEST SPORTS LITERARY FESTIVAL TO DEBUT IN CANADA

The Canadian International Ekamra Sports Literature Festival takes place September 18th Toronto, September 17, 2020: After two outstanding events in India, the...

Immune system’s T cells play bigger role in reducing COVID-19 severity: Study

Los Angeles: Vaccine candidates for COVID-19 should elicit a broad immune response that includes antibodies, and the body's helper and killer T cells,...

Rajasthan Royals: Problem aplenty if Ben Stokes misses season

New Delhi: They are heavily dependent on individual brilliance of Ben Stokes and the looming absence of the England all-rounder would severely impact...

Mismatch between what China says and does: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said China attempted to change the status quo along the LAC with its provocative military...

No plan to drop civil services aptitude test from civil services exam: Govt

New Delhi: There is no plan to drop the civil services aptitude test (CSAT) from the civil services examination, the government said on...

India ranks 116 in World Bank’s human capital index

Washington: India has been ranked at the 116th position in the latest edition of the World Bank's annual Human Capital Index that...

South Korea Donates One Lakh Masks to TVS Motor Company for Free Distribution to Aid India’s Fight Against COVID-19

Social Welfare Corporation Anguk Zen Center donated health masks in a first-ever private exchange Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (NewsVoir) Social Welfare Corporation...

Record 97,894 infections pushes India’s COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh

New Delhi: A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of people who...

Rahul Gandhi greets PM Modi on his birthday

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Thursday. The prime minister turned...

SpiceJet starts cargo service in North East

Guwahati: Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday launched a dedicated cargo service connecting the North East with the rest of the country and international...

Nitin Gadkari tests COVID-19 positive

Mumbai: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said he has tested COVID-19 positive. "Yesterday, I was feeling weak and...

Total tax collection plunges 22.5% to Rs 2.54 lakh cr so far this fiscal: Source

Mumbai: Reflecting the tepid recovery in the overall economy after lifting of national lockdowns, the pace of deceleration in tax collections has slowed...

China committed to peace and stability in border areas with India: spokesman

Beijing: China on Wednesday claimed it has been "honouring" the agreements signed with India, adding it is committed to peace and stability at...

Kalyan Singh discharged from Lucknow hospital, flown to Ghaziabad

Lucknow/Ghaziabad: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh, who had tested positive for coronavirus, was shifted Wednesday from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute...

Farmers’ interest supreme for SAD, to vote against bills listed for Wednesday in Parl: Sukhbir Badal

New Delhi: In a veiled warning to its ally BJP, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday said his party can...

NEP backward looking document, says Kharge in RS

New Delhi: Terming the new National Education Policy as a "backward looking document", senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Wednesday that education...

Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram seek leave of absence from RS on health grounds

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram are among over a dozen Rajya Sabha MPs who have...

COVID-19 vaccine: AFI requests government to give priority to Olympic-bound athletes

New Delhi: Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday said it has requested the government to give priority to Olympic-bound athletes when a...

BSP with govt, Army on China issue: Mayawati

Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati Wednesday extended her party's full support to the government and the Army on the LAC standoff with China...

Adjusting to UAE heat biggest challenge says RCB star AB de Villiers

Dubai, Sep 16 (PTI) South African star AB de Villiers believes the biggest challenge for all teams in the upcoming Indian Premier League...

Sushant case: NCB probe team member tests COVID-19 positive

Mumbai: A member of the NCB team probing drugs angle in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday...

Sumeet Vyas to star in series on Indo-China war

Mumbai: Actor Sumeet Vyas says his next project is a series on Indo-China war. The show has been directed...

First gene-edited livestock created that can serve as ‘super surrogates’

New Delhi: Scientists have created first gene-edited livestock that can serve as viable "surrogate sires" -- males that produce sperm carrying only the...

China: War games a signal to Taiwan leader, foreign backers

Beijing: Recent Chinese war games near Taiwan were a deliberate signal to the leaders of the island and its foreign backers that Beijing...

Shiv Sena backs Jaya Bachchan for standing up for Bollywood

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday came out in support of Rajya Sabha MP and veteran actor Jaya Bachchan for slamming those...

Will arrival of Morris and Finch change RCB’s fortunes?

New Delhi: Can the perennial under-achievers of the IPL turn it around for good this time? It's a question for which the Virat...

Over 30 vaccine candidates supported, 3 in advance trials, 4 in advanced pre-clinical stage: Govt

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said more than 30 vaccine candidates for coronavirus have been supported, and three of them are in...

Look forward to jointly take our special strategic partnership to new heights: Modi to new Japan PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Yoshihide Suga on his appointment as Japan's prime minister, and said he is looking...

Rainshine Entertainment and UK based 555 partner to develop and produce extraordinary stories for audiences worldwide

The partnership will focus on producing and distributing long and short-form film & TV formats, audio podcasts, and Extended Reality (XR) content...

Govt has info that some individuals, including from South, joined IS: MoS Home

New Delhi: Some instances of individuals from different states, including from southern ones, having joined terror group Islamic State have come to the...

10-12 people missing as boat capsizes in Chambal river in Rajasthan’s Kota

Kota: Nearly 12 people are missing after a boat carrying over 40 devotees to a temple in Bundi district of Rajasthan capsized...

The shape, mental space I’m in now, things will go well: Hardik

Abu Dhabi: Back from a lengthy injury layoff, Mumbai Indians' star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said the setback motivated him to work harder...

Yoshihide Suga named Japan’s prime minister, succeeding Abe

Tokyo: Yoshihide Suga was formally elected Wednesday as Japan's new prime minister in a parliamentary vote. Suga is replacing Shinzo...

Social distancing globally won’t help combat COVID-19; world needs multilateralism: UNGA prez

United Nations: Social distancing at the global level will not help as no country could combat COVID-19 alone, President of the UN General...

UP govt collecting charges for unloading, cleaning wheat: SP MP

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government is charging Rs 20 per quintal in cash in the name of unloading and cleaning charges for...

In 11 days, COVID-19 cases in India cross 50-lakh mark from 40 lakh

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 50 lakh, just 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh, with 90,123 infections...

St Louis Rapid online chess: Harikrishna in joint lead after 3 rounds

Chennai:  Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna claimed a share of the top position with Armenian GM Levon Aronian after posting two wins and...

Rupee sees high volatility against USD ahead of US Fed policy decision

Mumbai, The rupee witnessed high volatility against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy...

Walls used to teach maths to poor students in Maha villages

Chandrapur: Amid the COVID-19 crisis when poor students are unable to take up online classes, the zilla parishad here in Maharashtra has...

Amazon India Expands Its Fulfilment Network in Telangana; Ahead of the Festive Season

Hyderabad, India Business Wire India Opens 2 new Fulfilment Centres and expands one existing sort centre in Hyderabad to create thousands of...

BJD MP demands land for Odisha Cultural Centre and Library in Delhi

Bhubaneswar: A Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP has demanded allotment of suitable land in Delhi for setting up of Odisha Cultural Centre and...

COVID-19 tally in India crosses 50-lakh mark

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 50 lakh, just 11 days after it crossed 40 lakh with 90,123 infections being...

HUL’s Boost expands its footprint in India

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), today announced the expansion of Boost, one of India's leading nourishing beverage in chocolate flavour, into the Western,...

Independent Research Firm identifies Wipro as a Leader in Healthcare and Life Sciences Robotic Process Automation

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned as a...

Companies Shifting to Virtual Campus Placements this Season: Mercer | Mettl Report

Organizations that aim to hire this season are increasingly shifting to virtual campus placements as they face significant challenges with their traditional...

Serum Institute of India gets DCGI nod to resume clinical trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr V G Somani has gave permission to Serum Institute of India to resume clinical...

Maha: Archaeology dept takes up restoration of Dharashiv cave

Aurangabad: The Maharashtra archaeology department has taken up restoration of one of the seven Dharashiv caves in Osmanabad district after rains caused...

UK crime agency recovers suspect cash from Indian-origin couple

London: Crime prevention officials and police in the UK have recovered over 300,000 pounds in cash suspected of being the proceeds of crime...

UN assembly chief: unilateralism will strengthen pandemic

United Nations: The new president of the UN General Assembly warned Tuesday that unilateralism will only strengthen the COVID-19 pandemic and called for...

US tariffs on China are illegal, says world trade body

Geneva: A World Trade Organisation panel ruled Tuesday that Trump administration tariffs on USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods are illegal, vindicating...

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe resigns, clearing way for successor

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet resigned, clearing the way for his successor to take over after parliamentary confirmation later...

Indian-American pleads guilty in USD17-million bank fraud

Washington: An Indian-American president of a now-defunct New Jersey-based marble and granite wholesaler has admitted his role in scheming to defraud a bank...

Trump says he wanted Syrian President Assad dead in 2017

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wanted to order the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2017 but...

Gehlot asks officials to constitute 2,000 gram sewa cooperative societies in next 4 years

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday instructed officials to constitute 2,000 gram sewa cooperative societies in the next four years...

Chidambaram says India unique parliamentary democracy where no questions allowed

New Delhi: India is a unique parliamentary democracy where no questions are asked and no debate takes place, Congress leader P Chidambaram said...

Maha: Crocodile rescued from sewer water in Solapur

Pune: A 5-year-old male crocodile was rescued from a sewerage-fed waterbody on the outskirts of Solapur on Tuesday, several weeks after the...

COVID-19 case tally tops 50 lakh; Govt says recoveries in India among highest in world

New Delhi: The COVID-19 case tally crossed the 50-lakh mark on Tuesday with the government saying that the number of recoveries in...

Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology under ‘Make in India’

New Delhi: The DMRC on Tuesday said it has taken a major step towards the development of an indigenously-built signalling technology for...

Dismissed cop dies of heart attack in police compound in UP

Noida (UP): A 34-year-old man, who was recently dismissed from the Uttar Pradesh Police, died of a heart attack in a police...

DU teachers move HC seeking direction to pay salaries of the past four months

New Delhi: Some teachers of Delhi University Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the colleges which are affiliated to the...

Virat Kohli roped in as Brand Ambassador by EdTech major, Great Learning

Great Learning, one of India's leading edtech companies for professional and higher education today announced the appointment of Virat Kohli, as its...

Indian economy to shrink 9 pc in FY21: Asian Development Bank

New Delhi: India's coronavirus-battered economy will shrink by 9 per cent this fiscal, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted on Tuesday saying...

NCB arrests 2 more persons in drug probe in Sushant’s death

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested two more persons in connection with the probe related to drug angle in actor...

Astronomers spot possible signs of microbial life on Venus clouds

London: Scientists on Monday announced the discovery of a rare molecule - phosphine - in the clouds of Venus, a possible hint of...

‘How can Mughals be our heroes’ asks Yogi, renames upcoming Agra Mughal Museum after Shivaji

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday decided to name the upcoming Mughal Museum in Agra after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, asking...

Are Mumbai Indians ready for an encore?

Mumbai:  A batting line-up dotted with big-hitters makes Mumbai Indians a formidable outfit but the absence of quality spinners and pace veteran...

Pb BJP chief Ashwani Sharma, over 40 others booked for COVID-19 guideline violation

Pathankot: Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma and over 40 others have been booked for allegedly violating the COVID-19 guidelines, police said on...

Delhi Environment minister calls crucial meeting ahead of stubble burning season

New Delhi: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will hold a crucial meeting with senior officials on Tuesday to discuss ways to deal...

AYUSH practices inducted into management protocol for patients who have recovered from COVID-19

New Delhi: Several AYUSH practices have been inducted into the management protocol for patients who have recovered from COVID-19, an official statement...

UK tests if COVID-19 vaccines might work better inhaled

London: British scientists are beginning a small study comparing how two experimental coronavirus vaccines might work when they are inhaled by people instead...

14 सितंबर : हिंदी को मिला राजभाषा का दर्जा

नयी दिल्ली: बहुत सी बोलियों और भाषाओं वाले हमारे देश में आजादी के बाद भाषा को लेकर एक बड़ा सवाल आ खड़ा हुआ।...

‘Busy with peacocks’, says Rahul in dig at Modi over rise in COVID cases

New Delhi: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the rise in COVID-19 cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said...

‘Fukrey 3’ script ready, team excited to work on the film

Mumbai: Filmmaker Mrigdeep Singh Lamba has announced that he has finished writing the third instalment of the comedy franchise "Fukrey".

Masks, plastic shields, Lok Sabha members attend House amid pandemic

New Delhi: Separated by plastic shields installed in front of their benches, members of Lok Sabha attended the first day of the Monsoon...

Microsoft’s proposal to partner TikTok in US rejected, Oracle wins bid

New York: Satya Nadella-led Microsoft lost a bid to acquire TikTok in the US after the Chinese owner of the video-sharing platform chose...

Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested in connection with Delhi riots

New Delhi: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Umar Khalid was arrested late on Sunday night under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act(UAPA) for...

Neymar among 5 stoppage-time red cards, Marseille beats PSG

Paris: Neymar was among five players sent off in stoppage time as Marseille beat bitter rival Paris Saint-Germain for the first time in...

Rs 50 cr PDS hoarding fraud unearthed in MP’s Mhow, 7 booked

Mhow (MP): Irregularities to the tune of Rs 50 crore have been unearthed in the public distribution system (PDS) in Indore's Mhow...

NDA will contest Bihar assembly polls unitedly, win hands down: Nadda

Patna: BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Saturday asserted that the NDA in Bihar, which also comprises JD(U) and LJP, will contest upcoming...

IPL will set the momentum for Australia tour, says KXIP pacer Mohd Shami

Kolkata: The IPL is the right kind of tournament that allows players to get into the groove nicely, an absolute must before they...

Diesel price dips below Rs 73, petrol rate cut for 2nd time in six months

New Delhi: Diesel price on Saturday fell below Rs 73 a litre mark while petrol saw a second reduction in rates in six...

Study: Kids infected at daycare spread coronavirus at home

New York: Children who caught the coronavirus at daycares and a day camp spread it to their relatives, according to a new report...

Govt’s ‘well-planned fight’ against COVID has put India in ‘abyss of GDP reduction’: Rahul

New Delhi: Taking a dig at the government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said its "well-planned fight" against coronavirus has allegedly put...

5 Delhi boys score 100 percentile in JEE-Main

New Delhi: Five students from the national capital have scored 100 percentile in the JEE-Main exam, which was conducted earlier this month...

From fitness point of view everyone is looking in great shape: RCB skipper Kohli

Dubai:  Back into the thick of things after five months of coronavirus-forced break, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is happy with...

Hateful content: Delhi Assembly panel summons Facebook official

New Delhi: A Delhi Assembly panel has issued a notice to Facebook India vice president and managing director Ajit Mohan asking him...

UN General Assembly adopts pandemic resolution

United Nations: The UN General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution on tackling the coronavirus pandemic over objections from the United States and...

JEE-Mains result declared; 24 candidates score 100 percentile

New Delhi:  The result for JEE-Mains was announced on Friday with 24 students scoring 100 percentile in the engineering entrance exam which...

4 firms get land near Jewar airport; Rs 178 cr investments, 2,480 jobs expected

Noida: Four private companies were on Friday allotted 50,000 square metres land near the upcoming Jewar airport, in a move expected to bring...

Major reshuffle in Congress Top Level

New Delhi: In a major reshuffle of the party, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday removed Ghulam Nabi Azad, Motilal Vora, Ambika Soni,...

Congress announces names of 15 candidates for MP bypolls

Bhopal: The Congress on Friday announced names of 15 candidates for the upcoming by-elections to 27 Assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh.

Dilip Ghosh WB BJP chief says “Corona is over”, TMC asks visit a doctor

Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has claimed that the COVID-19 pandemic is over but Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is imposing lockdown...

Will another revamp and Rahul-Kumble partnership work for KXIP?

New Delhi: A restructured Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have all the required ingredients to achieve success in the upcoming IPL but they have...

NEP aims to remove marksheet pressure: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that school students should have a new curriculum, which is in sync with the...

Drugs case: Court denies bail to Rhea, Showik and 4 others

Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Friday denied bail to Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik, arrested by the NCB in connection...

New BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS at Just INR 4,500 per Month

The new BMW G 310 R and BMW G 310 GS can now be pre-booked at an irresistible offer. Customers will be...

Trump ‘deliberately misled’ Americans on coronavirus: Harris

Washington: Donald Trump "deliberately misled" Americans on coronavirus, Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has said, referring to the US president's comments on...

Lockdown: Normal life comes to grinding halt in West Bengal

Kolkata: Normal life came to a grinding halt in West Bengal on Friday as a complete lockdown was enforced across the state to...

Rs 6 lakh fraudulently transferred from Ram Temple Trust bank account

Ayodhya: The Uttar Pradesh Police have registered an FIR against unknown persons for fraudulently transferring Rs six lakh from the bank account of...

भारत में कोविड-19 के मामले 45 लाख के पार

नयी दिल्ली : भारत में एक दिन में कोविड-19 के 96,551 नए मामले सामने आने के बाद देश में संक्रमण के मामले...

COVID-19 cases in India cross 45-lakh mark

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 caseload sprinted past 45 lakh and the death toll climbed to 76,271 with a record 96,551 infections and...

India had estimated 6.4 million COVID-19 infections by early May: National serosurvey

New Delhi: The much-awaited findings of the first national serosurvey conducted by the ICMR, published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, indicate...

Revised SOP issued for conducting exams amid COVID-19

New Delhi: The government has issued a revised SOP for conducting examinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, removing the provision that allowed symptomatic candidates...

Trinbago Knight Riders canter to CPL title

Tarouba: Skipper Kieron Pollard produced a magical spell before Lendl Simmons and Darren Bravo went on a six-hitting spree to take Trinbago Knight...

Bhave, Vivekananda have a lot to teach humanity: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday recalled two important events that mark this day for India -- the birth anniversary of...

Asian shares mixed after technology fall leads US stock fall

Tokyo: Asian shares were mixed on Friday following a selloff of technology shares on Wall Street. Big tech stocks might have seemed like...

Pak continues to foment ‘culture of violence’ at home, across its borders: India at UN

United Nations: Hitting out at Pakistan, India has said the country foments a culture of violence at home and across its borders and...

Trump rules out extension of TikTok deadline

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out extending the September 15 deadline for Chinese video-sharing social networking platform TikTok to...

India, China agree on 5-point roadmap at Jaishankar-Wang talks to resolve border standoff in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: Noting that the current situation at their border is not in the interest of either side, India and China have...

Serum Institute halts India trials of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India on Thursday said it is putting on hold clinical trials of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine for which...

Actor Paresh Rawal appointed new chief of National School of Drama

New Delhi: Veteran actor Paresh Rawal was Thursday appointed chairperson of the National School of Drama (NSD), India's premier theatre institute. The post...

Wearing mask mandatory for candidates taking civil services exam on Oct 4: UPSC

New Delhi: Wearing masks or face covers is mandatory for candidates appearing for the civil services (preliminary) examination scheduled for October 4, the...

After Kangana, Manish Malhotra on BMC radar over construction

Mumbai: After Kangana Ranaut, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has issued a notice to Manish Malhotra for 'unauthorised construction' at the leading fashion...

Court may pass order on bail pleas of Rhea, Showik on Friday

Mumbai, Sep 10 (PTI) A special court in Mumbai is likely to pass an order on Friday on the bail pleas of Rhea...

Why should TV news not be regulated by govt, asks Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it was surprised to know that the government had no control over the electronic media...

NEET: TN CM announces solatium, govt job to kin of youth who died by suicide

Chennai: Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami on Thursday announced a solatium of Rs seven lakh to the family of a 19-year old teenager...

EU, UK in urgent meeting on lawbreaking British Brexit plan

London: Top European Union and British officials were holding an emergency meeting in London on Thursday over Britain's plan to break part...

China denounces US visas revocations as racial discrimination

Beijing: US move to revoke the visas of about 1,000 Chinese students amounts to outright political persecution and racial discrimination, China's foreign ministry...

HP assembly: LoP seeks expunging of CM’s remarks; CM says intention was not to hurt Opposition

Shimla: Leader of Opposition in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Mukesh Agnihotri on Thursday urged the Speaker to remove a remark made by...

President Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize nomination hard-earned and well-deserved: WH

Washington: The nomination of Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for brokering the landmark Israel-UAE deal is a "hard-earned and well-deserved honour,"...

India putting up well-planned fight against COVID-19: Shah

Gandhinagar: Terming coronavirus as an unprecedented challenge, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said India is putting up a well-planned fight against...

CBSE won’t be able to help students taking class XII compartment exams: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said the CBSE would not be able to help much the students taking compartment exams for class...

Shiv Sena targets Fadnavis over CAG report on Jalyukt Shivar

Mumbai: Latching onto the CAG's adverse remarks about the 'Jalyukt Shivar' scheme rolled out by the previous Devendra Fadnavis government, the ruling...

Ahead of festival season, Kejriwal urges people to take precautions

New Delhi: With the festival season kicking in next month, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged people to take precautions against COVID-19...

Five Rafale jets formally inducted into IAF in boost to India’s air power

Ambala: Five Rafale fighter jets were formally inducted into the Indian Air Force on Thursday at a glittering ceremony in the Ambala air...

Lockdown not an attack on coronavirus, but on poor: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the lockdown was not an attack on coronavirus but on the poor people and...

Kangana moves HC, seeks stay on demolition at her Mumbai home

Mumbai: Actor Kangana Ranaut approached the Bombay High Court on Wednesday challenging the notice issued by the Mumbai civic body for 'illegal construction'...

SC refuses to entertain pleas seeking cancellation of NEET exam

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a batch of pleas seeking deferment or cancellation of the National Eligibility cum...

Omar Abdullah to vacate government accommodation in Srinagar

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said he was voluntarily vacating the government accommodation provided to him 18...

Rhea Chakraborty shifted from NCB office to Byculla jail

Mumbai: A day after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested her, Rhea Chakraborty was on Wednesday shifted from the anti-drug agency's office in...

Kangana to face ‘drug link’ probe; Mumbai home under BMC lens

Mumbai: Already under fire over her remarks on Mumbai, trouble mounted for actress Kangana Ranaut as the Maharashtra government on Tuesday said the...

Nitish cant win seats in double digit if he fights on his own: Tejashwi

Patna: Hitting back at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for launching a blistering attack on Lalu Prasad politically as well as personally, RJD...

Rhea being hounded because she loved drug addict with mental issues: lawyer

Mumbai: Actor Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer said after her arrest by the NCB on Tuesday that she was being hounded by three agencies...

CINTAA condemns attack on film industry by ‘ill-informed debates, personal opinions’ in media

Mumbai: In the wake of the ongoing coverage by the Indian media in the investigation of the death of actor Sushant Singh...

Rhea Chakraborty arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday arrested Rhea Chakraborty after questioning her for three days in connection with drugs-related allegations in...

Campaign to succeed PM Abe as party leader begins in Japan

Tokyo: The official campaigning to lead Japan's ruling party began on Tuesday with the longtime right-hand man of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now...

Sanjay Raut appointed Shiv Sena’s chief spokesperson

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said it has appointed its Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut as the chief spokesperson of the party.

Maharashtra govt scraps 70:30 admission norm in medical courses

Mumbai The Maharashtra government on Tuesday scrapped the 70:30 region-wise formula for admission in medical courses in the state. The...

BMC posts notice on illegal construction at Kangana’s bungalow

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials on Tuesday posted a notice at Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's bungalow here, pointing out many alterations undertaken...

India Ratings revises FY21 GDP growth projection to negative 11.8 pc

Mumbai: Domestic rating agency India Ratings and Research on Tuesday revised the country's FY21 GDP growth forecast to (-) 11.8 per cent from...

Nitish kicks of poll campaign, “15 yrs vs 15 yrs” will be the battle cry

Patna: Fashioning his campaign for the assembly elections around 15 years of his rule versus a decade-and-half of Lalu-Rabri government, Bihar Chief Minister...

RLD stages protest against farm ordinances

Ghaziabad: The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on Monday protested against three farm ordinances promulgated by the BJP-led Centre. Scores of...

Modionomics has failed, time for a reality check : Adhir Chowdhury

Kolkata: Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Monday slammed the Centre for the negative GDP growth and said "Modinomics"...

UK court rejects plea seeking partial reporting ban in Nirav Modi case

London: A UK judge, presiding over fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's extradition case over the estimated USD 2-billion PNB fraud and money laundering charges...

Not joining any party; I’m a doc, would like to remain so: Kafeel Khan

Lucknow: Putting an end to speculation about him joining the Congress after being released from jail recently, Dr Kafeel Khan said that he...

Dell Technologies and NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission Launches SheCodes Innovation Challenge, Aimed at Championing Girl-Led Innovation

Dell Technologies in association with NITI Aayog's Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) launches SheCodes Innovation Challenge', aimed to encourage girls to create, tinker,...

Tiger Shroff to debut as singer with track ‘Unbelievable’

Mumbai: Actor Tiger Shroff on Monday announced that he is making his singing debut with upcoming track "Unbelievable". The 30-year-old...

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA booked for rape in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: BJP MLA from Dwarahat, Mahesh Negi, has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation weeks after a woman accused him of the...

Fear of contracting COVID-19 prevents parents from taking kids for vaccination

New Delhi: Parents are delaying vaccination for kids by avoiding hospital visits to prevent their exposure to coronavirus, even as pediatricians call it...

Collective responsibility that NEP is implemented in letter and spirt: PM

New Delhi The new National Education Policy (NEP) policy focuses on learning instead of studying and goes beyond curriculum to focus on critical...

HC seeks Centre, Netflix response to Mehul Choksi’s plea on ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’ docuseries

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and online video streaming platform Netflix on PNB scam accused...

Ishaan Khatter, Ananya Panday’s Khaali Peeli’ to release on Zee Plex in October

Mumbai: Actors Ananya Panday and Ishaan Khatter's Khaali Peeli will be released on the pay-per-view service Zee Plex on October 2, filmmaker Ali...

India- Australia cricket series likely to begin in east coast after WA denies quarantine relaxation

Melbourne: Indian cricket team's much-anticipated tour of Australia will begin either in Adelaide or Brisbane instead of favoured Perth after WA (Western Australia)...

Sushant case: Rhea Chakraborty appears before NCB for questioning on 2nd day

Mumbai: Actress Rhea Chakraborty on Monday appeared before the NCB for questioning for the second straight day in the drugs case linked...

Delhi Metro resumes services with strict safety measures after 169-day COVID hiatus

New Delhi: The Delhi Metro resumed services with curtailed operations on the Yellow Line on Monday after being closed for over five months...

Djokovic out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

New York: Novak Djokovic was kicked out of the US Open for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a tennis...

India’s COVID-19 infection tally crosses 42 lakh with record single-day spike of 90,802 cases

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 32,50,429...

Russell is heartbeat of KKR, can score double hundred at No 3: Hussey

Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders, who have a new think tank in place headed by coach Brendon McCullum, are exploring the options of...

In a first, UV tech to sanitise tokens as Lucknow Metro restarts from tomorrow

Lucknow: With Lucknow Metro set to resume operations from Monday, it will become the first metro service in India to use ultraviolet...

Parivaar ke moh se upar uthe : Expelled UP Congress leaders urge Sonia Gandhi

Lucknow: Nine expelled Congress leaders have written to party president Sonia Gandhi, asking her to "rise above the affinity for the family (parivaar...

LJP meet on Monday to decide whether to contest against JD(U) in Bihar polls

New Delhi: The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) is holding a crucial meeting of its Bihar leaders on Monday to decide whether to fight...

Ceasefire violations : Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat

Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday summoned a senior diplomat from the Indian High Commission here to register its protest over the alleged ceasefire violations...

Will think apology if Kangana says sorry to Maha: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday said he would consider tendering an apology only if actress Kangana Ranaut does so...

BCCI finally releases IPL schedule, MI to face CSK in opener

Dubai: Ending days of anxious wait, the BCCI on Sunday released the schedule for the upcoming IPL, and in keeping with tradition,...

Massive blood donation drive in Rajasthan to mark Pilot’s 43rd birthday

Jaipur: As former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot turns 43 on Monday, his supporters plan to celebrate his birthday in a novel...

Sanjay Raut seeks apology from Kangana over comments on Mumbai

Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday demanded that actress Kangana Ranaut apologise for her comments against Mumbai and Maharashtra. Ranaut in...

One year of ‘Chhichhore’: Cast and crew give emotional tributes

Mumbai: Filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari, actors Shraddha Kapoor and Varun Sharma on Sunday paid homage to Sushant Singh Rajput on the first anniversary of...

GST second major attack on India’s unorganised economy: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the NDA's Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not a tax system but an...

COVID-19 tally in India crosses 41-lakh mark

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 41 lakh with a record 90,632 people being infected in a day, while 31,80,865...

We can give training to councillors of BJP-ruled MCDs on minimising corruption: AAP

New Delhi: Senior AAP leader Durgesh Pathak on Saturday said if the BJP wants, his party can give training to councillors of the...

Sushant case: NCB arrests late actor’s personal staff member

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday arrested Dipesh Sawant, a member of Sushant Singh Rajput's personal staff, in connection with...

All stakeholders agreed to relegation, promotion in ISL from 2024-25 season

New Delhi: Relegation and promotion will be an intrinsic part of Indian Super League (ISL) from 2024-25 season as this has been "agreed...

Sushant case: Rhea’s brother Showik remanded in NCB custody

Mumbai: A court here on Saturday remanded Showik Chakraborty and Samuel Miranda, arrestedin connection with the drugs probe linked to actor Sushant Singh...

Rajnath Singh discusses defence ties with counterparts from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan

Moscow: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his counterparts from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan here on Saturday and discussed ways to further boost bilateral...

Mumbai police cooperating with CBI in Sushant case: Minister

Nagpur: Maharashtra Home minister Anil Deshmukh on Saturday said the Mumbai police is extending full cooperation to the CBI in its probe...

Mosque in Ayodhya will be of same size as Babri Masjid

Lucknow: A mosque that will come up in Ayodhya pursuant to the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi case will be of...

In Barr, Trump has powerful ally for challenging mail voting

Washington: As President Donald Trump sows doubt about the legitimacy of the 2020 election, he's found a powerful partner in Attorney General William...

Soren writes to PM against centre’s GST compensation proposal

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the centre not giving full GST compensation to the...

Do not make attempts to unilaterally change status quo at LAC, Rajnath tells Chinese counterpart

Rajnath Singh has clearly conveyed to his Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe that China must strictly respect the Line of Actual Control(LAC)...

12 killed, 25 injured as six air conditioners explode in Bangladesh mosque

Dhaka : At least 12 worshippers, including a child, were killed and 25 others injured when a suspected gas leak caused six air...

Bell-free school to global citizenship curriculum: National award winning teachers’ innovative ideas

New Delhi: Introducing 'bell-free school', 'child parliament', gender sensitisation exercises and 'global citizenship curriculum' are among the innovative teaching-learning practices adopted by 47...

Pentagon reaffirms Microsoft as winner of disputed JEDI deal

Washington:The Pentagon on Friday reaffirmed Microsoft as winner of a cloud computing contract potentially worth USD 10 billion, although the start of...

UN chief warns of famine risk in 4 countries

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that there is a risk of famine and widespread food insecurity in four countries affected by...

Modi dispensation’s thinking — minimum govt, maximum privatisation: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Centre over the issue of recruitment to government posts, alleging that the...

CBI team visits Sushant’s flat again

Mumbai: A team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, visited his flat...

President confers National Teachers’ Awards

New Delhi: For infusing joyful learning to making maths easy and developing innovative methods of teaching---47 teachers from across the country were...

No need to panic, COVID-19 situation is completely under control in Delhi: Kejriwal

Amid a rise in the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday sought to assure people that...

China’s Xi promises more market opening at trade fair

Beijing: President Xi Jinping pledged to open China's service industries wider to foreign competitors as its first in-person trade fair since the coronavirus...

Police checkpoints along Jammu-Pathankot highway alerted after carjacking in Punjab

Jammu: All checkpoints along Jammu-Pathankot highway have been put on alert and security strengthened following an incident of carjacking by unidentified armed...

Scientists redesign face mask to improve comfort, protection

Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have designed a new reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from the novel...

Only country not reaping lockdown strategy benefit appears to be India: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday attacked the government over the rise in the number of coronavirus cases, claiming...

Sushant case: NCB to question Rajput’s cook

Mumbai : The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will record the statement of Sushant Singh Rajput's cook on Saturday in connection with a drugs...

SC reject pleas seeking review of its order allowing holding of NEET & JEE exams physically

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the pleas, including the one filed by ministers of six opposition-ruled states, seeking review of its...

Harbhajan Singh: I have pulled out of IPL due to personal reasons

New Delhi: Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Friday became the second high-profile name to pull out of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL)...

Noida Metro resumes service Monday; only one gate for entry/exit at 15 of 21 stations

Noida (UP) : Only one gate would be functional for entry or exit at 15 of the 21 stations of the Noida-Greater Noida...

Bihar elections, 65 pending bypolls to be held around same time: EC

New Delhi : The Election Commission on Friday said it has decided to hold 65 pending by-elections and the Bihar assembly polls "around...

Hina Khan is The Times Most Desirable Woman on Television 2019

The coveted list of The Times 20 Most Desirable Women on Television 2019 is out. Based on their popularity and votes of...

India’s COVID-19 tally goes past 39 lakh; no. of recoveries crosses 30-lakh mark

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally went past 39 lakh on Friday with 83,341 fresh cases reported in a span of 24 hours,...

CSK to start training after all, except 13, test negative for COVID-19 again

Dubai: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and all other Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players, except for the COVID-19 afflicted duo of Deepak Chahar and...

Sushant case probe: HC asks media to exercise restraint

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it expects media organisations to exercise restraint while publishing or reporting any details about investigation...

BCCI contingent member tests positive for COVID-19: IPL source

Dubai: A member of the BCCI contingent, which is here to oversee the conduct of IPL, has tested positive for COVID-19, a league...

Anti-CAA protests: Sharjeel Usmani granted bail, released from jail

Aligarh: Former AMU student leader Sharjeel Usmani, who was lodged in jail in connection with anti-CAA protests, has been released after a district...

Facebook bans BJP politician Raja Singh

New Delhi: Under pressure for weeks over its handling of hate speech, Facebook on Thursday said it has banned BJP politician T Raja...

India thanks UNSC members for thwarting Pak attempt to get 2 Indians listed as terrorists

United Nations: India has thanked members of the UN Security Council who thwarted Pakistan's bid to get two Indian nationals listed as terrorists...

Government bans 118 more mobile apps, including PUBG

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday blocked 118 more mobile applications, including popular gaming app PUBG, terming them prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity...

Rahul Gandhi: India reeling under ‘Modi-made disasters’

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the state of the economy, rise in...

‘Victory of justice’: AMU doctors’ body welcomes Dr. Kafeel Khan release

Aligarh (UP): The resident doctors' association at the Aligarh Muslim University on Wednesday welcomed the release of doctor Kafeel Khan from detention.

Sushant case: NCB arrests alleged drug dealer in Mumbai

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday arrested an alleged contraband dealer who has "links" with the drugs trafficking case pertaining to...

Gunjan Saxena: HC refuses to stay streaming of Netflix movie

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to stay at this stage streaming of Netflix movie 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil...

Security Council to meet on post-COVID-19 security threats

United Nations: The UN Security Council will hold a high-level summit during the annual meeting of world leaders at the General Assembly later...

August receives 27 pc more rainfall, fourth highest in 120 years

The country received 27 percent more rainfall than normal in August, the fourth-highest amount in the last 120 years, the India Meteorological...

Rupee jumps 53 paise to 73.07 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee strengthened 53 paise to 73.07 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday supported by weak American currency and...

CSM Technologies launches CoVID-19 vaccine tracker as world eagerly awaits a panacea for the pandemic

As the global quest continues for an effective panacea to forestall the spread of the CoVID-19 pandemic, GovTech pioneer CSM Technologies has...

COVID 19 test: Scientists develop portable, point-of-care

COVID 19 test :  Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a prototype of a rapid COVID-19 test using a simple-to-use portable...

Delhi records ‘good’ air quality

# Delhi air quality : The national capital on Tuesday morning recorded its air quality in the "good" category, with experts...

Strong typhoon sweeping over Japan’s southernmost islands

Tokyo: A strong typhoon was blowing over Japan's southernmost islands early Tuesday on course for Japan's main southern island and later the...

The Latest: WHO survey finds virus disrupts health services

Geneva: The UN health agency says a new survey found that 90 percent of countries that responded reported fallout from COVID-19 on the...

Mann Ki Baat video: BJP alleges Congress role in ‘dislikes’

New Delhi: The BJP said on Monday that over 98 per cent of the 'dislikes' for the YouTube video posted by the party...

Pranab Mukherjee’s death: Government announces 7-day state mourning

New Delhi: The government on Monday announced a seven-day state mourning following the death of former president Pranab Mukherjee. In...

Jio Platform success gives hope to struggling Indian IT vendors impacted by COVID-19

Jio IT jobs HYDERABAD: Challenges faced by Indian IT vendors are in stark contrast to global counterparts Indian tech companies have traditionally...

Xinjiang government forces unproven medicine on people in lockdown

Beijing: When police arrested the middle-aged Uighur woman at the height of China's coronavirus outbreak, she was crammed into a cell with dozens...

Yamuna water level receding gradually: Officials

New Delhi: The water level of the Yamuna was receding gradually and the river was flowing below the warning mark in Delhi, officials...

Chadwick Boseman (43) Black Panther Star dies of colon cancer

Chadwick Boseman : American actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his titular superhero role in "Black Panther" and as baseball icon Jackie Robinson...

UN chief asks G20, including India, to invest in green transition as they recover from COVID-19

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday renewed his call on India and other G20 countries to invest in a clean, sustainable...

SC notice to Centre on PIL to frame guidelines for identifying minorities at state level

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to frame guidelines for identifying...

China blocks imports from Australian beef producer

Beijing: China blocked imports from an Australian beef producer on Friday after reporting a banned drug was found in its meat, and Australian...

Cong launches campaign against holding of NEET, JEE; Rahul asks people to speak up for students’ safety

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday launched a campaign against the government's decision to hold NEET and JEE exams during the coronavirus...

No need for alarm on COVID-19 reinfection, need more data for reliable inference: scientists

New Delhi: The first documented instance of coronavirus reinfection came from Hong Kong this week followed quickly by Belgium and the Netherlands reporting...

Jan Dhan scheme game-changer, foundation of poverty alleviation initiatives: PM

New Delhi: Marking the sixth anniversary of the 'Jan Dhan' scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the initiative has...

BJP Gorakhpur MLA: notice for social media posts maligning’ party image

Lucknow: Gorakhpur BJP MLA Radha Mohan Das Agarwal was on Thursday served a show-cause notice by the party over his social media posts...

FSS and Airpay to Onboard MSMEs Onto Digital Payments

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a globally leading provider of payment products and a payment processor and Airpay, a leading omnichannel financial...

COVID-19 tally in India climbs to 33,87,500

New Delhi: A record single-day spike of 77,266 COVID-19 cases pushed India's virus tally to 33,87,500, while the recoveries surged to 25,83,948 on...

Biden will be destroyer of American greatness: Trump

Washington: Seeking another four years in the White House, US President Donald Trump has slammed Democratic rival Joe Biden 's record as...

Walmart joins Microsoft in bid for video app TikTok

Washington: Walmart is the latest company to want a piece of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has come under fire...

SC declines permission to carry out Muharram procession across country

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday declined permission for carrying out Muharram procession across the country and asked Lucknow-based petitioner to move...

Patnaik speaks to PM over phone, seeks postponement of NEET, JEE exams

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the phone and requested him to postpone...

HC dismisses PIL seeking declaration of PM CARES funds

Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking declaration of funds received by the Prime Minister's Citizens...

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli expecting first child

Mumbai: Actor Anushka Sharma on Thursday announced that she is expecting her first child with cricketer husband Virat Kohli.

SC says its 2004 verdict on sub-classification of SC/STs needs to be reconsidered

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday held that its 2004 verdict holding that states do not have the power to further sub-classify...

Vaccine trial: Vital signs of volunteers normal, says doctor

Pune: Vital health parameters of the two volunteers, who have been administered the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate at a medical college here...

Dissident freed under Obama: Trump ‘courage’ can stop China

Washington: A blind Chinese dissident whose escape to the US was facilitated by the Obama administration is calling on other countries to...

TikTok CEO resigns amid US pressure to sell video app

Hong Kong: TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned Thursday amid US pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which...

Further delay in conducting JEE, NEET will compromise students’ future: Over 150 academicians to PM

New Delhi: Over 150 academicians from various universities in India and abroad have written to PM Narendra Modi, saying that delaying the...

COVID-19 can affect almost all organs, symptoms maybe unrelated to lungs: experts

New Delhi: COVID-19 can affect almost all organs besides the lungs and the initial symptoms may be totally unrelated to chest complaints,...

Pithani called for questioning by CBI for 7th day in row

Mumbai: The CBI on Thursday called Sushant Singh Rajput's flat-mate Siddharth Pithani for the seventh consecutive day for questioning in the actor's death...

Record 75,760 COVID-19 cases in single day, India’s virus tally crosses 33-lakh mark

New Delhi: Registering over 75,000 COVID-19 cases for the first time in a span of 24 hours, India's virus tally sprinted past...

Report: China fires ‘carrier killer’ missile in disputed sea

Beijing: China's military test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea, including a carrier killer military analysts suggest might have been developed...

INTAS Develops COVID-19 Hyperimmune Globulin – A New Treatment

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a leading Pharmaceutical company from India. As per IQVIA (IMS), Intas is the 9th largest company in India...

Asian stocks mixed ahead of US Fed chair’s speech

Beijing: Asian stock markets retreated on Thursday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the US Federal Reserve chairman for signs of...

COVID-19 vaccine access strategy should have been in place, govt’s ‘unpreparedness’ alarming: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asserted that a fair and inclusive COVID-19 vaccine access strategy should have been in...

Trump is no hawk, believes in seeking peace instead of perpetual conflict: White House official

Washington: US President Donald Trump "is no hawk" and he believes in seeking peace instead of perpetual conflict, a top national security...

TRAI issues showcause notice to Voda Idea on priority plan; says offer misleading

New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI has slapped a showcause notice on Vodafone Idea Ltd over its pay-more-for-priority treatment mobile plan, saying the tariff...

Lionel Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave the club

Barcelona: Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants.

‘We are not dissenters but “proponents of revival’: Congress letter writers

New Delhi: A day after a stormy Congress Working Committee meeting, some members belonging to the 'group of 23' who wrote to Sonia...

NIA files chargesheet in 2019 Pulwama terror attack case

Pulwama: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a chargesheet on Tuesday in a special court here against 19 people including Masood Azhar, the...

Greta Thunberg support to calls for postponement of NEET, JEE exams

London: Swedish teen climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg on Tuesday threw her weight behind postponing the NEET and the JEE exams in India...

SC grants 30 minutes to Bhushan to reconsider his stand on contemptuous tweets

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday granted 30 minutes to activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, convicted for contempt, to 'think over' his stand of...

Rs 2,000 notes were not printed in 2019-20: RBI annual report

Mumbai: Currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination were not printed in 2019-20 and the circulation of these notes have declined over the...

Indian Youth should be the driving force to realize the Modi’s dream of Self-Reliant: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"The call given by our Prime Minister to become Self-Reliant India is a visionary thought and Indian Youth should be the driving...

Bus services resume in Bihar

Patna: To facilitate the smooth running of public transport in Bihar, the state Transport department has allowed resumption of bus services from...

It is not about a post, but about country: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who is among the 23 party leaders who have written to Sonia Gandhi seeking an organisational...

We just have to make this ‘China virus’ go away and it’s happening: Trump

New York: Americans have to make this China virus go away and it is happening, President Donald Trump has said, as he thanked...

India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 31,67, 323

New Delhi: With 60,975 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 31,67,323, while recoveries surged...

No hard copies of ordinances will be distributed in upcoming Parliament session

New Delhi: Hard copies of ordinances will not be circulated among MPs in the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament to check the spread...

Prashant Bhushan refuses to apologise in SC for his 2 tweets against judiciary

New Delhi: Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan refused to offer an apology to the Supreme Court on Monday for his two tweets against the...

COVID-19: AICTE allows admission to MBA, PGDM courses based on marks in qualifying UG exams

New Delhi: Institutions offering MBA and PGDM courses have been allowed to admit students based on marks obtained in qualifying undergraduate exams...

Mirzapur Season 2 : Release Date 23rd October 2020

Mirzapur Season 2 : At last the waiting for Mirzapur 2 is completed. The show will premiere on October 23rd, says Amazon...

HC asks Rajasthan Assembly speaker to decide BJP MLA’s plea against merger of BSP MLAs

Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Monday asked the state assembly speaker to decide on merit a writ petition filed by BJP MLA...

APCC urges Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress president

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Monday requested Sonia Gandhi to continue as the AICC president as "there is no...

Top Trump advisor Conway resigns; to leave White House by month end

Washington: US President Donald Trump's top advisor Kellyanne Conway has resigned abruptly and will leave the White House this month to focus on...

Congress Working Committee meet underway, to discuss leadership issue

New Delhi: A crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee started here on Monday amid divisions in the party over the leadership...

Merger of BSP MLAs with Cong: Raj HC asks speaker to hear complaint filed by BJP MLA

Jaipur, Aug 24: The Rajasthan High Court on Monday disposed of a writ application filed by BJP MLA Madan Dilawar against the...

‘Thru’ allows guests to check-in into hotels using their own mobile phone

DigiValet the architects of the innovative guest-facing technology across luxury hotels, launches Thru, an end-to-end cloud-based solution for hotel guests to complete...

Nath, Digvijaya express faith in Sonia Gandhi’s leadership

Bhopal: Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, party veterans Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh have come out in support...

Amitabh Bachchan starts shooting for ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ with precautions

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday said he has started filming the twelfth season of the popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati"...

Congress ‘adrift’ ideologically, organisationally: BJP general secretary

New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) With a number of Congress leaders seeking a revamp of the party's organisational machinery, BJP general secretary P...

Pompeo heads to Mideast as part of Trump’s Arab-Israeli push

Washington: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is headed to the Middle East, the first of two senior US officials to travel to...

COVID-19 led to revival of technology, expertise: Nilekani

Ahmedabad: Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani said on Sunday that the coronavirus pandemic has led to the revival of technology and expertise, and...

Collective leadership vs Gandhis: Cracks wide open in Congress on CWC eve

New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, the party was deeply divided on the leadership issue with a...

India can’t progress unless women are given equal opportunities in all spheres: Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asserted that India cannot make progress unless women are given equal opportunities in...

Amarinder opposes challenge to Gandhi family leadership

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has opposed the bid by some Congress leaders to challenge the Gandhi family leadership in...

Homeopathic drug given to half of Gujarat population since Mar

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat health department has said it distributed Homeopathic drug Arsenicum Album-30 to more than half of the state's population as prophylaxis...

Top Cong leaders write to Sonia Gandhi seeking collective leadership, another group bats for Rahul

New Delhi: Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, different voices have emerged within the party with one section comprising...

Govt should consider concerns of students on NEET, JEE: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday urged the government to consider the concerns of students on the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test...

China successfully launches new optical remote-sensing satellite

Beijing: China successfully launched a new optical remote-sensing satellite from its Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China on Sunday. The satellite,...

Changing weather prompts more fire fears in California

San Francisco: An unwelcome change in the weather, with higher winds, temperatures and lightning that threatens to spark new wildfires was coming...

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 30-lakh mark

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh, while 22,80,566 people have...

Looked like a maverick, destroyed whatever came in front of him: Holding lauds unflappable Dhoni

Kingston: A maverick who destroyed every opposition and managed to look unflappable while he was at it -- that's how West Indies great...

Current Test team under Kohli is India’s best ever: Gavaskar

New Delhi: Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has described the current Indian Test side under Virat Kohli as the best ever, saying that...

Trump campaign releases first commercial for Indian-Americans featuring PM Modi

Washington: Aiming to woo the influential Indian-American voters numbering over 2 million, the Trump campaign has released its first video commercial that...

MHA issues SOP for international passengers

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the...

Bloomsbury says it won’t publish book on Delhi riots after social media backlash

New Delhi: Bloomsbury India on Saturday said that it will not publish an upcoming book on the February Delhi riots after there...

Only 27 percent children in UP have electronic devices, online education is impractical: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav termed as impractical the decision of the Uttar Pradesh government to impart online education following the outbreak...

India has ‘best’ COVID-19 recovery rate, lowest mortality rate: Harsh Vardhan

Ghaziabad/New Delhi:  India has the "best" COVID-19 recovery rate of about 75 per cent, which is improving every day, and the "lowest"...

‘ISIS operative’ Khan left his Balrampur village for Lucknow two days ago: UP Police

Balrampur: Alleged ISIS operative Mustakeem Khan alias Abu Yusuf, arrested in Delhi before he could carry out a lone wolf terror strike...

Sooryavanshi’, 83′ makers says will consider digital release if COVID-19 situation worsens

Mumbai: Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibashish Sarkar on Saturday said that they are "inclined" to release their much-awaited films Akshay Kumar-starrer "Sooryavanshi" and...

BSF kills 5 Pak intruders on Punjab border; arms, drugs recovered

Chandigarh/New Delhi: The BSF shot dead five heavily armed Pakistani intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, the force said.

Centre forms National Council for Transgender Persons

New Delhi: The Centre has constituted the National Council for Transgender Persons to formulate policies, programmes, legislation and projects regarding members of the...

Rahul launches fresh attack on govt over Rafale deal; BJP hits back

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a fresh attack on the government over the Rafale fighter aircraft deal, prompting Union...

Bengal: 16-year-old gang-raped, killed, body dumped in septic tank

Jalpaiguri (WB): A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped multiple times, killed and the body dumped in a septic tank of a house...

Gym owners protest near Delhi LG office to reopen fitness centres

New Delhi: Delhi police Saturday detained nearly a dozen gym owners protesting near the Lt Governor's office for permission to reopen the...

Actor Siddhant Issar Marks his Screen Debut with Short Film Resurrection ‘Jaago Aur Jiyo’

Actor Siddhant Issar, who has excelled in theatre over the years where he acts on stage as Duryodhan in India's Most successful...

UP BJP appoints new office-bearers

Lucknow: The UP BJP on Saturday announced its new team of office-bearers. UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh said...

COVID-19 saliva diagnosis cheaper, faster alternative to swab testing, say scientists

New Delhi: A low-cost saliva test that will enable people to collect their own samples with minimal discomfort, without invasive nasal or...

BSF kills 5 intruders along India-Pak IB in Punjab

Chandigarh/New Delhi: The Border Security Force shot dead five intruders along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab early Saturday, a senior BSF...

Militant killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Baramulla district

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday, police said.

Security checks intensified in Noida after ISIS operative held in Delhi

Noida (UP): Security checks have been intensified along the Delhi border in Uttar Pradesh's Noida in the wake of an alleged ISIS...

Plane carrying comatose Russian dissident lands in Germany

Berlin: A plane carrying Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning, touched down early Saturday in...

UP DGP sounds alert after the arrest of ISIS operative in Delhi

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi on Saturday sounded an alert in the state following the arrest of an alleged ISIS...

Felt surreal: Shilpa Shetty Kundra on shooting for Ganesh Chaturthi special

Mumbai: Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Friday said she is feeling "overwhelmed" to get back to work after a five-month hiatus.

SP, BSP stage walkout from UP Vidhan Parishad over law and order issue

Lucknow: Opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council over...

Discontent in Delhi BJP over Muslim members from Shaheen Bagh joining party

New Delhi: A section of Delhi BJP leaders has expressed "displeasure" over the recent joining of some members of a minority community from...

JEE-Main and NEET to be held as per schedule in September: Officials

New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) will be conducted in September as scheduled,...

Meerut: Pirated NCERT books worth Rs 35 crore seized from godown

Meerut, Aug 21: Pirated NCERT books worth around Rs 35 crore and six printing machines were seized during a raid on...

Crawley nears century, England 184-4 vs Pakistan in 3rd test

Southampton: Zak Crawley was on the verge of posting his first test century as England reached tea on 184-4 on the opening day...

Babri mosque demolition case: CBI submits written arguments in court

Lucknow: The CBI on Friday submitted its written arguments in connection with the Babri mosque demolition case in a special court here.

Nearly 83 lakh affected in 16 flood-hit districts of Bihar

Patna: The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Friday with an additional 1.13 lakh people bearing the brunt in 16 districts in...

New scam detected in Bihar: 8 girls born to 65-year-old in 14 months

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): Superhuman rates of fertility, shown among women in their 60s, all residents of an administrative block in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, has...

BJP will win all seats in 2022 Gujarat polls: Party’s state chief

Ahmedabad: Newly-appointed Gujarat BJP chief C R Paatil on Friday said the party workers have resolved to make the ruling party win all...

9 killed in Srisailam hydel power plant fire mishap in Telangana

Hyderabad: Nine people died in a fire mishap in the Srisailam hydroelectric plant on the Telangana-Andhra Pradesh border on Friday, a senior government...

The Advantages Of Doing MBA/PGPM From ICFAI Business School After Engineering

After completing high-school studies, many students take up engineering courses, so they can specialize in technical skills suitable for jobs desired. After...

ED questions Sushant’s sister in money laundering case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday questioned and recorded the statement of Priyanka Singh, elder sister of Sushant Singh Rajput,...

We don’t grant female characters same humanity that we have for male roles: Swara Bhasker

New Delhi:  Actor Swara Bhasker says the portrayal of women in films and other visual medium differs vastly from their male counterparts...

Insurance cover extended to private doctors who die of COVID-19

Thane: The Maharashtra government has extended Rs 50 lakh insurance cover to private doctors who die of coronavirus infection during the pandemic, an...

Akshay Kumar to feature in Into The Wild With Bear Grylls’, episode to premiere on Sept 11

Mumbai: Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar is set to appear in the upcoming episode of adventure show "Into The Wild With Bear...

Kaleen Bhaiya is back with Mirzapur season 2: Teaser out

The Long wait of Mirzapur season 2 is going to end soon. Mirzapur season 2 teaser is out and the internet is...

Taapsee Pannu-starrer ‘Rashmi Rocket’ to go on floors in November

Mumbai: Taapsee Pannu on Friday said her upcoming film "Rashmi Rocket" will commence filming in November this year. Set...

OYO Introduces ‘Yo! Help’, its 24×7 Realtime Chat Assistant; Enables a Seamless Customer Experience

While preventive lockdowns have helped countries flatten the curve and break the chain, it has also impacted industries across the world, including...

Arunachal COVID-19 tally crosses 3,000-mark with 116 fresh cases

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh's coronavirus tally crossed the 3,000-mark on Friday as 116 more people, including 36 security personnel, tested positive for the disease,...

Young Girl Diagnosed and Treated With the Rare Case of the Rosai Dorfman Disease

Rosai Dorfman Disease is an extremely rare entity with probably less 1000 cases in the world reported Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Business...

Bloomberg says America would be lost if Trump reelected; urges countrymen to vote for Biden, Harris

New York: Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg has warned that America is in danger of being lost under President Donald Trump's leadership and urged...

Senior Kolkata Police officer dies due to COVID-19

Kolkata: A senior officer of Kolkata Police died due to COVID-19 on Friday, taking the total number of its personnel succumbing to...

Mayawati appeals to all UP legislators to rise above party politics, raise issues of public interest

Lucknow: With the UP Assembly in session, BSP chief Mayawati Friday urged all legislators to rise above party politics and raise issues...

Rahane focuses on physical and mental health’, Shaw training ahead of IPL

New Delhi: Ajinkya Rahane is focused on maintaining his physical as well as mental health ahead of a challenging Indian Premier League...

Asian shares track Wall Street gains amid vaccine hopes

Tokyo, Aug 21: Asian shares were higher Friday on hopes for the development of a coronavirus vaccine, although worries remained about long-term...

People will get roads between villages if we return to power: Nitish

Patna: Laying emphasis on the construction of quality roads, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced that, if voted back to power,...

Will support govt panel to facilitate Indian firms interested in COVID-19 vaccine candidates: MEA

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said with its inputs and support, the national expert group on vaccine administration...

Digital health, One Nation One Ration cards launched in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: The One Nation One Ration Card and the digital health card schemes have been launched in the Union Territory of Chandigarh,...

French embassy: 7 centres opened in India to receive visa applications

New Delhi: The Embassy of France here said seven visa facilitation services (VFS) centres have been opened in India for a select category...

Allow Ramlila performances with social distancing: Delhi BJP to L-G

New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta wrote a letter to Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday seeking permission for Ramlila performances...

Left parties oppose ‘privatisation’ of airports

New Delhi: The Left parties on Thursday hit out at the government over the decision to lease out three airports to the...

Congress leaders prevented from proceeding to slain Dalit leader’s village

Azamgarh: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and other leaders of his party were on Thursday prevented from visiting the family members...

KXIP, KKR, Royals land in UAE; set ball rolling for bio-secure IPL

Dubai: Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday arrived in the UAE for the IPL beginning September...

UP bus hijack mastermind held after encounter with police, NSA to be slapped

Agra/Firozabad: The alleged mastermind behind the hijacking of a bus with 34 passengers on board was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police following...

Does govt have plans to tackle economy, unemployment: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday demanded answers from the government on whether it has plans to tackle vital issues concerning the common...

Manchester concert bombing: Man sentenced for 55 years

London: The brother of the suicide bomber who set off an explosion at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killing 22...

Facebook row: BJP MP Dubey requests LS speaker to replace Tharoor as head of parliamentary panel on IT

New Delhi: Stepping up his attack against the parliamentary panel on information technology chairman Shashi Tharoor, BJP MP and a member of the...

Manjhi s HAM quits Grand Alliance in Bihar ahead of polls

Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) on Thursday quit the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) but preferred to remain...

Gmail services being restored, expect resolution for all users in near future: Google

New Delhi: Google on Thursday said its Gmail service has been restored for some users and the outage issue will be resolved...

Modi govt destroyed unorganised economy in last 6 years: Rahul

Raipur: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of decimating the unorganised economy, comprising farmers, labourers and small businesses,...

Ambience Group announces 3 day Home Fiesta for Home Buyers in Delhi NCR

Ambience Group, one of India's leading names in the real estate, hospitality, and education sectors, has today announced an exclusive offer for...

Monsoon session UP: Opposition set to corner govt on rising crime rate

Lucknow: Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are gearing up to corner the BJP-led government on the law and order front during the ongoing...

Dhoni illustration of new India where family name doesn’t make destiny: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the embodiment of a new India where family name does not...

Trump: US demands restoration of UN sanctions against Iran

Washington: The Trump administration is set to demand the restoration of all international sanctions on Iran in a move that will further isolate...

BMW Customer Experience like Never Before: BMW Urban Retail Store Debuts in India

BMW India today launched its first-ever BMW Urban Retail Store with KUN Exclusive in Hyderabad. Based on the BMW Facility NEXT concept,...

Premier League Fixture 2020-21; First Match starts on 12th September

https://twitter.com/Arsenal/status/1296356313203695616 https://twitter.com/ChelseaFC/status/1296358575498027009 https://twitter.com/ManCity/status/1296356293993730054 https://twitter.com/ManUtd/status/1296356563792404483 https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1296356479633678338

Chidambaram accuses BJP govt of shielding PM-CARES Fund from scrutiny

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of shielding the PM CARES...

Gmail services disrupted, company says investigating issue

New Delhi: Google's email service, Gmail, is facing disruption in service since Thursday morning, affecting some users in various parts of the world.

HC rejects plea for review of order dismissing PIL opposing water, power subsidies by AAP govt

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a plea seeking review of its verdict rejecting a PIL challenging the Aam Aadmi Party...

DGCA starts special safety audit of all Indian airlines

The DGCA has started a special safety audit of all Indian airlines, around two weeks after the plane crash in Kerala's Kozhikode...

Rahul pays tributes to his father Rajiv Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi:  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's memorial, Veer Bhumi, and paid homage on his...

27 percent students do not have access to smartphones, laptops for online classes: NCERT survey

New Delhi: At least 27 percent students do not have access to smartphones or laptops to attend online classes, while 28 percent of...

Donald Trump hasn’t grown into the job because he can’t: Obama

New York: In his most blistering attack on Donald Trump, former President Barack Obama has accused his successor of treating the presidency like...

Indore gets cleanest city tag for 4th time in a row

New Delhi: Indore was adjudged India's cleanest city for the fourth straight year in the central government's cleanliness survey announced on Thursday.

SC rejects submission of Bhushan for hearing on sentence by another bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the submission of activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan that the arguments on quantum of sentence in...

Militant killed in Kupwara encounter identified as Pakistani: Police

Srinagar: A militant who was killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district along with a top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander was...

India’s COVID-19 caseload crosses 28-lakh mark

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 caseload went past 28 lakh with a record single-day spike of 69,652 infections, while the recoveries increased to 20,96,664...

Indian-origin Kamala Harris secures Democratic Party’s nomination for US vice-president

Washington: Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris was nominated the Democratic Party's candidate for the US vice-president, becoming the first-ever American of Indian and...

PM pays tributes to Rajiv Gandhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.

Trump weighs F-35 jet sales to UAE over Israeli objections

Washington: President Donald Trump said Wednesday the US is considering selling advanced American F-35 warplanes to the United Arab Emirates over the...

जानिए राष्ट्रीय भर्ती एजेंसी की मुख्य विशेषताएं

नयी दिल्ली : केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने बुधवार को बहु एजेंसी निकाय के रूप में राष्ट्रीय भर्ती एजेंसी (एनआरए) का गठन करने का...

Congress attacks govt over NSCN-IM’s claims on 2015 framework agreement

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday attacked the government over Naga rebel group NSCN-IM's claim that the 2015 Framework Agreement was signed after...

Facebook row: Tharoor, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey seek breach of privilege proceedings against each other

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and BJP MP Nishikant Dubey have sought breach of privilege proceedings against each other after a spat...

How can PM CARES escape scrutiny? asks CPI(M)

New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Wednesday questioned how the PM CARES could escape scrutiny when it received contributions from government employees whose pay...

Apple is 1st US company to be valued at USD 2 trillion

New York: Apple is the first US company to boast a market value of USD 2 trillion, just two years after it became...

India, China expected to hold another round of diplomatic talks

New Delhi: India and China are expected to hold a fresh round of diplomatic talks on Thursday to carry forward the disengagement process...

A US WeChat ban could hurt many in America, not just China

New York: For millions of people in the US who use the Chinese app WeChat, it's a lifeline to friends, family, customers...

More pilots move HC against termination by Air India

New Delhi: Several more Air India pilots have moved the Delhi High Court challenging the airline's decision to terminate their services from August...

Diet, nutrition play key role in preventing deaths due to diseases including COVID: Vardhan

New Delhi: Highlighting the key role played by healthy food in combating morbidities and building one's resilience and immunity towards various kinds...

National Recruitment Agency to conduct online test for govt jobs twice a year: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: Terming the setting up of a National Recruitment Agency as "historic", Union minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said it will...

Sushant Singh Rajput case: CBI team to visit Mumbai for probe into actor’s death

New Delhi: After getting a nod from the Supreme Court to probe actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, a CBI team will visit...

Workers want Rahul to become chief; Priyanka’s remarks were made last year: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's remarks on party leadership issue that were carried in a new book...

Will look to lean on Shubman Gill for some leadership: McCullum

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum wants to delegate some "leadership responsibility" to young Shubman Gill during the upcoming IPL in...

Rajput case: SC’s single judge bench invokes power under Article 142 for “complete justice”

New Delhi: A single-judge bench of the Supreme Court Wednesday exercised its extraordinary power under Article 142 of the Constitution to do "complete...

Centre orders immediate withdrawal of 10,000 troops from Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The Centre has ordered "immediate" withdrawal of about 10,000 paramilitary forces personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir,...

Dream11 to be IPL title sponsor for 2020; BCCI rejects their 2021 and 2022 bid

New Delhi: The BCCI on Wednesday announced fantasy gaming platform Dream11 as this year's IPL title sponsor but the company will not...

Plenty of people capable of leading Cong, Priyanka in book; party says remarks made in 2019

New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has endorsed her brother Rahul Gandhi's stand on a non-Gandhi president for the Congress, saying there are...

TN CM urges Centre to hike milling copra MSP to Rs 125 a kg

Chennai: The present Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 99.60 per kilo for milling copra would not be adequate and it should be...

Bihar could see mix of virtual, physical campaigning during assembly polls

New Delhi: The state of Bihar, where assembly elections would be held later this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is likely to witness...

Protect cooperative banks, Pawar writes to PM

Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the "existence" of cooperative banks and their "cooperative...

National Recruitment Agency to be boon for youngsters: PM Modi

New Delhi: The National Recruitment Agency will prove to be a boon for crores of youngsters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday,...

Hemkund Sahib in Uttarakhand to open on September 4

Gopeshwar: The annual pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib will begin on September 4, late by three months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cabinet clears National Recruitment Agency to conduct common test for govt jobs

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved the creation of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) for conducting a common eligibility test for central...

Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal for leasing out airports at Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram through public-private partnership (PPP).

I spoke to Ishant and still consider him a brother like 2014: Darren Sammy

New Delhi: Ishant Sharma is "still a brother" for former West Indies captain Darren Sammy, who holds "no grudges" against the India...

Cong leadership to decide who will work in govt or party organisation: Pilot

Jaipur: Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who was removed as Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief and deputy chief minister last month after a...

Journalist Prashant Kanojia arrested for sharing indecent’ post on Ram temple

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested scribe Prashant Kanojia for allegedly sharing an objectionable social media post on Ram temple, claiming that...

Draft EIA notification “deeply anti-democratic”: Jairam Ramesh

Hyderabad: The draft environment impact assessment (EIA)notification is in a series of moves that the BJP-led central government has taken to dilute...

Jitin Prasada asks UP MLAs to raise issue of atrocities against Brahmins in UP Assembly

Lucknow, Senior Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Wednesday urged the UP MLAs to effectively raise the issue of atrocities on Brahmins during...

PM SVANidhi: Puri launches mobile app to process loan applications of street vendors

New Delhi: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri has launched a mobile app for urban local bodies to source loan applications from street...

Rahul Gandhi targets govt saying 2 crore jobs lost in last 4 months

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that around two crore people lost their jobs in the last four months amid...

SC upholds CBI investigation into “unnatural death” of Sushant Singh

New Delhi: "According approval" to the ongoing CBI probe into the FIR against actress Rhea Chakraborty in connection with the "unnatural death" of...

Justice triumphs: Ravi Shankar Prasad on SC’s verdict in Sushant case

New Delhi: BJP leader and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday hailed a Supreme Court order upholding a CBI probe in...

Trump and Biden campaigns woo Hindus in USA

Washington:  In a sign of the growing political prominence of Hindus in America, the Trump and Biden campaigns are wooing this...

Truth will remain same whichever agency investigates: Rhea’s lawyer

New Delhi: Truth will remain the same whichever agency investigates the case, actress Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer said in his reaction to the Supreme...

Sushant Singh Rajput case: SC upholds transfer of Patna’s FIR to CBI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the transfer of an FIR, lodged at Patna against actress Rhea Chakraborty and others...

Clinton: For Trump, US Presidency means spending hours watching TV, zapping people on social media

New York: Former US president Bill Clinton has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, saying the Oval Office under him is...

Rupee rises 7 paise to 74.69 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai:  The rupee appreciated 7 paise to 74.69 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday supported by positive domestic equities...

Mali’s president announces resignation after armed mutiny

Bamako: Mali's president announced his resignation late Tuesday, just hours after armed soldiers seized him from his home in a dramatic power grab...

Report: Trump campaign’s Russia contacts a ‘grave’ threat

Washington: The Trump campaign's interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a grave counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel...

UK, EU resume talks on future ties, as new deadline looms

Brussels: Negotiations were to resume Tuesday on the future trade ties between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) after Brexit,...

BJP ‘scripted’ northeast Delhi riots, alleges AAP; BJP hits back

New Delhi: The AAP on Tuesday alleged that the BJP engineered the northeast Delhi riots by instigating Hindus and provoking Muslims at the...

Evergreen, contemporary and sensitive: The importance of being Gulzar

Mumbai: Lyricist-writer-filmmaker Gulzar, who turned 86 on Tuesday, is contemporary and relevant across generations with his ability to transform mundane into magical with...

Following are the top foreign stories at 2030 hrs

Top foreign stories at 2030 hrs Historic Democratic convention kicks off with a call to unite America...

PM CARES fund created in wake of public health emergency, no exception can be taken: SC

New Delhi: PM CARES fund has been constituted with an objective to extend assistance in the wake of public health emergency like COVID-19...

IPL in UAE is much-needed “chaos” we need in our lives: Ravi Shastri

Mumbai: India's head coach Ravi Shastri feels that IPL in the United Arab Emirates is the "much needed chaos" that everyone needs in...

Atal Innovation Ranking: Madras, Bombay and Delhi IITs bag top positions

New Delhi: Madras, Bombay and Delhi IITs have bagged the top three positions among centrally-funded institutes of national importance in the Atal Ranking...

Ashok Lavasa resigns as Election Commissioner; to join ADB as VP

New Delhi: Ashok Lavasa on Tuesday resigned as Election Commissioner and would soon be joining the Asian Development Bank as vice president, sources...

India negotiating with 13 countries to establish bilateral air bubble arrangements: Puri

New Delhi: India is negotiating with 13 countries, including Australia, Japan and Singapore, to establish separate bilateral air bubble arrangements for international flight...