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Will take decision on reopening schools after mid-Nov: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of reopening schools anytime soon, saying her government will take...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

UP CM approves establishment of dedicated women and child safety wing

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has approved the creation of a women and child safety wing, to be headed by...

4G mobile Internet services restored in 2 districts in J-K on trial basis

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday night restored high-speed mobile Internet services on a trial basis in Ganderbal and Udhampur...

UP: Nishad Party MLA Vijay Mishra sent to 14-day judicial custody

Bhadohi: A Bhadohi court on Sunday sent Nishad Party MLA Vijay Mishra to 14-day judicial custody. He was taken to the Naini...

13-year-old girl raped, strangled to death in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri; 2 held

Lakhimpur Kheri: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and strangled to death in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, following which two men have...

Will not open schools in Delhi unless fully convinced: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the Delhi government will not open schools unless it is "fully convinced" about...

Delhi govt waives off parking, custodial charges on impounded vehicles during lockdown

New Delhi: In a relief to owners of vehicles that were impounded during lockdown, the Delhi government on Friday waived off parking and...

Ansal University Redefines Itself as Sushant University

Marching ahead of the journey from good to great, aimed at incorporating the practice into learning, the institution has unveiled its new...

Plan to teach Madhubani painting to school children: South Delhi mayor

New Delhi: Children studying in South Delhi Municipal Corporation schools may soon get to learn the ancient art of Madhubani painting as its...

Ensure EWS children get admission in schools: Ghaziabad DM tells Basic Shiksha Adhikari

Ghaziabad: The district administration has warned the private schools affiliated with the CBSE to give admissions to 25 percent of children from the...

Light to moderate rainfall recorded across Uttar Pradesh

There was light to moderate rain and thundershowers at most places in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated...

Heavy rains lead to traffic snarls in Delhi.

Overnight rains led to waterlogging in several parts of Delhi on Thursday, throwing traffic out of gear. Traffic congestion...

Bihar CM asks officials to create awareness about his govt’s work

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked officials to apprise people, especially the new generation, of the development work carried out...

Bihar flood situation deteriorates; over 77 lakh affected

Patna: The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Wednesday as over 2.16 lakh more people were affected by the calamity, taking the...

Yogi visits Gorakhpur Medical College, says 1.51 lakh beds available

Gorakhpur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Gorakhpur BRD Medical College on Wednesday and instructed the officials concerned to make ready a...

JD(U) leader shot dead in Bihar’s Madhepura

A 50-year-old JD(U) leader was shot dead in Bihar's Madhepura district, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place...

Punjab govt employees go on four-day pen-down strike

Chandigarh: Punjab government employees in Chandigarh and Mohali went on a four-day pen-down strike against the state's decision to reduce their mobile phone...

Vikas Dubey’s aide arrested in UP’s Chitrakoot

Lucknow/Kanpur: An aide of the slain gangster Vikas Dubey has been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police...

Adityanath visits Gorakhpur ‘to be with’ flood, virus-hit people

Gorakhpur (UP): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday distributed relief materials among the people hit by floods in Gorakhpur district and said...

Mizoram MLA Thiamsanga helps woman deliver baby as doctor on leave.

Mizoram legislator ZR Thiamsanga, who was visiting the earthquake-hit areas of the remote Champhai district, performed an emergency caesarean and helped a...

Poet Rahat Indori tests coronavirus positive, hospitalised

Indore: Noted poet and lyricist Rahat Indori on Tuesday said he has tested positive for coronavirus. He is admitted to the ICU of...

Raped minor commits suicide in Karnataka’s Dharwad district.

A minor girl committed suicide after allegedly being raped in a village in North Karnataka recently, police said on Monday.

56 prison inmates test positive for coronavirus in UP’s Bareilly.

At least 56 inmates of two prisons in Bareilly of Uttar Pradesh have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said.

20 security personnel among 38 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal.

Thirty-eight more people, including 20 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state's caseload to 2,155...

Maha: Fire at commercial building in Thane; no casualty

Thane, Aug 10: A fire broke out in a three-storey commercial building in Ulhasnagar township of Maharashtra's Thane district, a fire official...

One killed, 7 injured in LPG cylinder blast and wall collapse

Pune, Aug 9: One person was killed and seven others were injured when an LPG cylinder exploded in a flat and led...

Goa taking steps to make agriculture sector self-reliant: CM Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said his government had taken several initiatives to make the sector "atmanirbhar" (self-reliant).

UP Assembly to meet amid COVID-19 pandemic, MLA to sit one seat apart

UP Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit on Sunday said a three-day session of the state legislative assembly will begin on August 20,...

COVID-19 situation in Delhi under control: Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the COVID-19 situation in Delhi is under control and the recovery rate is improving.

Five arrested for illegal sand dredging in Thane.

Five people were arrested on charges of illegal extraction of sand from a creek in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Sunday.

UP: Nishad party MLA, his wife, son booked for grabbing property

Bhadohi (UP), Aug 7: The police have lodged an FIR against Nishad Party MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi Vijay Mishra, his wife...

Maha: Palghar man live-streams suicide on Facebook

Palghar, Aug 7:  A 22-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself and streamed the act live on social media in Jawhar...

UP: 3 held for communal posts on social media on ‘Bhoomi pujan’ day

Bahraich (UP), Aug 7: Three persons, including a doctor, linked to Popular Front of India (PFI) and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI)...

Panchaganga river still flowing above danger mark in Maharashtra

Kolhapur, Aug 7: The Panchaganga river in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra is still flowing above the danger mark, but the rise in water...

5-year-old raped by a teenager in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar: Police

Kota, Aug 6: A 5-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a boy aged around 16 while she was visiting her maternal grandparents'...

27 lakh job aspirants register themselves with Delhi govt’s ‘Rozgar Bazaar’

New Delhi, Aug 6: A total of 8.27 lakh aspirants have registered themselves with the Delhi government's 'Rozgar Bazaar' - a job...

17-year-old gang-raped in UP’s Ballia

Ballia (UP), Aug 6: A teenager was allegedly raped by four men in the Rasda area in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, police said...

UP couple burnt alive in a suspected honour killing

Banda (UP), Aug 6: A 19-year-old woman and her lover were allegedly burnt to death by her family members in a village in...

1.78 lakh smartphones to be given to class 12 students: Punjab Cabinet

Chandigarh, Aug 5: The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday paved the way for distribution of 1.78 lakh smartphones to class 12 students of state...

Heavy rain in Mumbai region: rail, road transport affected

Mumbai, Aug 5: Heavy rain lashed parts of Mumbai and neighbouring Thane and Palghar districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday, affecting some local...

Ghaziabad journalist murder case: Last absconding accused held

Ghaziabad, Aug 5: The Ghaziabad police on Wednesday said they have arrested the last remaining accused in the journalist Vikram Joshi murder...

Brajesh Pathak UP minister tests positive for COVID-19

Lucknow, Aug 5 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Brajesh Pathak on Wednesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19, and asked people who...

Delhi Police questions DU Professor Apoorvanand in Delhi violence case

New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI) Delhi University professor Apoorvanand was questioned by the Delhi Police's Special Cell in connection with the northeast Delhi...

16 districts affected by floods in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Aug 4: Sixteen districts have been affected by floods in Uttar Pradesh, and major rivers such as Sharda, Rapti and Saryu are...

Lucknow: Search on for COVID patients who gave false information

Lucknow, Aug 3: About 2,300 people, who tested positive for COVID-19 here, had given false information pertaining to their names, mobile numbers and...

West Bengal women make ‘rakhis’ from water hyacinth

Krishnaganj (WB), Aug 3: Women engaged by a non- governmental organisation (NGO) have made eco-friendly 'rakhis' from water hyacinth in West Bengal's Nadia...

‘UP BJP chief Swatantra Singh tests positive for COVID-19’

Lucknow, Aug 2: The chief of Uttar Pradesh's BJP unit, Swatantra Dev Singh, has tested positive for COVID-19 and has quarantined himself at...

Nitish releases book by Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary

Patna, Aug 2: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday released a book - a compilation of articles, views and life journey -...

Raigarh police to distribute masks on Raksha Bandhan

Raipur, Aug 2: Police in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district will distribute over 14 lakh face masks to people on the occasion of Raksha...

74 IPS transfers in Gujarat; Ahmedabad get new top cops

Ahmedabad, Aug 2: In a major reshuffle, the Gujarat government has transferred 74 IPS officers and appointed new police chiefs of Ahmedabad, Surat...

Maharashtra: Mother-son duo from Baramati conquer SSC exams together

Pune, Aug 1: While most parents push their children to study hard for the Maharashtra state board exams, Baramati resident Bebi Gurav led...

Telangana reports 2,083 new COVID-19 cases in record single day spike

Hyderabad, Aug 1: Telangana reported 2,083 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single day spike so far, breaching the two thousand mark for...

Lockdown in containment zones of Thane extended till Aug 31

Thane, Aug 1:  The coronavirus-induced lockdown has been extended till August 31 in the containment zones of Maharashtra's Thane district, a senior...

Tribal Day to be a public holiday in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jul 31: The Rajasthan government has decided to declare August 9 as a public holiday throughout Rajasthan on the occasion of World...

Unlock 3.0 guidelines: Yoga institutes, gyms, small places to reopen in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jul 31: Yoga institutes, gyms and small places of worship will be allowed to open in Rajasthan under Unlock 3.0 for...

Woman gangraped in UP’s Bulandshahr: Police

Bulandshahr, Jul 31 (PTI) A 50-year-old woman was allegedly raped by five men in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, police said on Friday.

Minor raped by 3 men in Uttar Pradesh

Muzaffarnagar, July 31: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, police said on Friday. According to a...

Gehlot govt allows women to travel free of cost in state roadways buses on Raksha Bandhan

Jaipur, Jul 30: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday announced free travel for girls and women in the state roadways buses...

Odisha COVID-19 tally crosses 29,000; death toll rises to 159

Bhubaneswar, Jul 20: Odisha's COVID-19 tally surpassed 29,000 on Wednesday after 1,068 people tested positive for the virus, while the death toll...

Over 1,500 arrested in Kolkata for defying total lockdown

Kolkata, Jul 29: More than 1,500 people were arrested in Kolkata on Wednesday for defying the total lockdown imposed to check the...

Doctor who was mastermind in over 50 murder cases arrested in Delhi

New Delhi, Jul 29: An Ayurvedic doctor who was allegedly a mastermind in over 50 murder cases of truck and taxi drivers...

All private hospitals ordered to update bed availability data: Karnataka Govt

Bengaluru, Jul 29: The Karnataka government has ordered private hospitals to update bed availability data in the respective software applications, failing which stringent...

At 10,000 cases, AP reports highest single-day COVID-19 cases, southern states’ daily tally at 25k infections

Chennai, Jul 29:  Andhra Pradesh witnessed its worst single day spike of coronavirus on Wednesday, 10,000 plus cases, as the other southern...

Odisha COVID-19 tally past 29,000, death toll rises to 159

Bhubaneswar, Jul 29: Odisha's COVID-19 tally surpassed 29,000 on Wednesday after another 1,068 people tested positive for the virus, while the death...

Maan Kunwar 95 not out versus COVID-19

Lucknow, Jul 29: Maan Kunwar, from the historic city of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, was initially scared to see doctors in protective gear...

91 new COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh; tally rises to 1,330

Itanagar, Jul 29: Ninety-one people, including 19 security personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state's caseload to...

Odisha’s COVID-19 tally crosses 28,000 mark, death toll climbs to 154

Bhubaneswar, Jul 28: Odisha's COVID-19 tally breached the 28,000-mark on Tuesday with 1,215 new cases, and the death toll climbed to 154...

West Bengal reports 2,134 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths

Kolkata, Jul 28: The death toll due to COVID-19 in West Bengal rose to 1,449 on Tuesday as 38 more people succumbed...

57% of the Mumbai slum population has developed antibodies: Study

Mumbai, Jul 28: A sero-surveillance study done in Mumbai has revealed that 57 per cent of slum population and 16 per cent...

Rakhis come with COVID-19 precautionary messages in Guj

Ahmedabad, Jul 28: With Raksha Bandhan just around the corner, a rakhi maker in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city has taken the opportunity to package...

Famous Ozar Ganesh temple in Pune burgled; incident on CCTV

Pune, Jul 28: Two unidentified persons broke into the famous Ganesh temple at Ozar in Maharashtra's Pune district on Tuesday and decamped...

Five-foot-long python rescued near Saket bus stop

New Delhi, Jul 28: A five-foot-long Indian rock python was rescued near a bus stop in Saket here, non-profit Wildlife SOS said...

UP: Chief medical superintendent of district hospital in Pratapgarh tests COVID-19 positive

Pratapgarh (UP), Jul 28: The Chief Medical Superintendent (CMS) of the district hospital here has tested positive for coronavirus, a senior officer...
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