Sagar

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Sagar covers national news for NewsBytes. He has previously worked as an editorial intern at NDTV. Over the course of his near three-year career, Sagar has gained experience in news writing, copy editing, and video production. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Delhi.
Sagar

18 Dec 2019

Lifestyle

5 interesting facts about parrots you should know

It's no wonder that parrots are one of the world's favorite pets.

28 Feb 2022

India

When will fourth wave of COVID-19 hit India?

A fourth wave of COVID-19 cases may hit India between June and October this year, according to a study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur.

28 Feb 2022

Business

Madhabi Puri Buch becomes first woman chairperson of SEBI

The Indian government on Monday appointed Madhabi Puri Buch as the new chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)—the country's market regulatory body.

28 Feb 2022

India

India extends ban on international flights 'until further orders'

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday said it has extended the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to and from India until further orders.

28 Feb 2022

World

Russian billionaires speak out against invasion of Ukraine

Several Russian billionaires have spoken out against Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and called for an end to the conflict.

28 Feb 2022

Politics

Manipur elections: Voting underway in 38 seats in first phase

Polling to elect members of the state legislative assembly in the northeastern state of Manipur began on Monday morning.

26 Feb 2022

World

Ukraine says it derailed Russian bid to capture capital Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday said his country's military had halted the Russian forces' attempt to capture the capital Kyiv and oust his government.

26 Feb 2022

India

Karnataka Bajrang Dal member's murder: Probe suggests local gang rivalry

Police in Karnataka say that the murder of Harsha Hindu—a 27-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal—was likely carried out due to a local and long-standing gang rivalry.

26 Feb 2022

World

'Need ammunition, not ride': Ukrainian President rejects US's evacuation offer

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has turned down an offer from the United States government to be evacuated from the country amid the Russian invasion, according to a report by Associated Press.

26 Feb 2022

World

Over 50,000 flee Ukraine after Russian invasion, UN says

The United Nations has said that more than 50,000 people have fled Ukraine since Russia began an invasion of its neighbor earlier this week.

26 Feb 2022

World

Ukraine crisis: India abstains from UNSC resolution against Russian invasion

Russia, on Friday, vetoed a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution against the Russian attack on Ukraine.

25 Feb 2022

India

Supreme Court to review punishment in Sidhu's road rage case

The Supreme Court has decided to review its verdict in a 1988 road rage case involving Congress party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu.

25 Feb 2022

World

Russia says ready to talk if Ukraine 'lays down arms'

Russia is ready to hold talks with its hostile neighbor Ukraine if the latter laid down its arms, the country's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said, according to news agency AFP.

25 Feb 2022

India

Delhi lifts night curfew, other curbs as COVID-19 cases dip

The government of Delhi has decided to lift various restrictions as cases of the coronavirus continue to fall.

25 Feb 2022

World

Ukraine crisis: What sanctions have been imposed on Russia?

The United States and other countries in the West have announced stringent sanctions against Russia, after it launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

25 Feb 2022

World

MEA teams to evacuate Indians from Ukraine's land borders

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is sending teams to the land borders of Ukraine to help evacuate Indian nationals stranded in the country.

23 Feb 2022

Business

BharatPe fires co-founder Ashneer Grover's wife Madhuri Jain: Report

Fintech company BharatPe has sacked Madhuri Jain—the company's controller and co-founder Ashneer Grover's wife—based on charges of misappropriation of funds, The Economic Times reported on Wednesday.

23 Feb 2022

India

Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik arrested in money laundering case

Officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday (February 23) arrested Nawab Malik—Nationalist Congress Party leader and a minister in the Maharashtra government—in connection with a money laundering case.

23 Feb 2022

India

36-hour blackout in Chandigarh as power employees go on strike

Most residential and industrial areas in Chandigarh have been facing a power outage for more than 36 hours, disrupting household life and work at hospitals and offices.

23 Feb 2022

World

Ukraine crisis: Biden says Russia cut off from Western finances

United States President Joe Biden has announced the first set of sanctions against Russia, saying that Moscow had started an invasion of Ukraine.

22 Feb 2022

India

Six arrested for Bajrang Dal member's murder in Karnataka's Shivamogga

The police in Karnataka's Shivamogga district have arrested six people in connection with the murder of Harsha—a 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal.

22 Feb 2022

India

SC halts probe against ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh

The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday (February 22) directed the Maharashtra police not to take any action against Param Bir Singh—the former police commissioner of Mumbai—until March 9.

22 Feb 2022

India

Haryana government accords Z-Plus security to rape convict Ram Rahim

The government of Haryana has granted Z-Plus category security cover to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh—the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect.

22 Feb 2022

World

Russia recognizes separatist regions in Ukraine as independent states

Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognized two rebel regions in eastern Ukraine as independent states as he signed an agreement with separatist leaders.

21 Feb 2022

India

Biological E's Corbevax vaccine approved for children aged 12-18 years

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Corbevax—a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Biological E—for use in children aged between 12 and 18 years.

21 Feb 2022

India

Haryana board exams for classes 5, 8 canceled

The government of Haryana has said there will be no board exams for classes five and eight this year.

21 Feb 2022

Politics

CPI(M) worker hacked to death in Kerala; party blames RSS

A worker associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was allegedly hacked to death in the Kannur district of northern Kerala early on Monday, local police said.

21 Feb 2022

India

Bajrang Dal member killed in Karnataka's Shivamogga; Section 144 imposed

A 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal was stabbed to death in Karnataka's Shivamogga on Sunday night.

21 Feb 2022

World

US says Russia has ordered final preparations for Ukraine invasion

Officials in the United States have claimed that Russia has ordered the final preparations to launch an imminent attack on its neighbor, Ukraine, amid tensions along the border.

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