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Monkeypox: Symptoms, precautions and other important details
With India reporting its second monkeypox case from Kerala on Monday, a high alert has been sounded in all the districts of the state.
No coercive action can be taken against Nupur Sharma: SC
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Centre and states like Delhi, West Bengal, and Maharashtra on ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma's plea and directed that no coercive shall be taken against her pursuant to the impugned FIRs.
19 Jul 2022Politics
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned after Opposition protests
On the second day of Parliament's monsoon session, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till Wednesday amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs on issues of price hikes and inflation.
'Cite concrete examples:' SC on denying minority status to Hindus
Questioning a plea arguing that Hindus are not getting "minority" status in states where they are a minority, the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday asked the petitioner to cite concrete examples to substantiate the contention.
Tamil Nadu suicide case: 2 teachers held, repeat autopsy ordered
After a class 12 student died by suicide, two teachers of a private residential school in Tamil Nadu's Kalakurichi were arrested on allegations of mental torture, the police said on Monday.
18 Jul 2022World
Pakistan: Imran Khan's party PTI wins Punjab assembly bypolls
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made a comeback in the crucial Punjab assembly bypolls on Sunday.
Sanitation worker sacked after Modi, Yogi's photos found in trash
A sanitation worker in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was sacked from his job after he was found carrying discarded images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in his garbage cart, on Sunday.
Monsoon Session begins today: PM urges MPs for fruitful session
The Monsoon Session of Parliament began on Monday.
Murmu vs Sinha: India elects its 15th President today
The polling for the election of the President of India will begin in Parliament and respective state assemblies on Monday.
London's Heathrow Airport caps daily passenger limit. Here's why
With London's Heathrow Airport capping passenger numbers to 1,00,000 per day, the travel plans for many have gone awry.
15 Jul 2022Delhi
Delhi: Class 10 girl gang-raped in moving car
In a horrific incident, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by three men in the Vasant Vihar area of Delhi, the police said.
US House approves India-specific waiver over Russian missile deal
The US House of Representatives approved the legislation that recommended an India-specific waiver under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), on Thursday.
15 Jul 2022India
Suspect of 1985 Air India bombing shot dead in Canada
Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was acquitted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing case that killed 331 people, was shot dead in Canada's British Columbia on Thursday.
Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as Acting President of Sri Lanka
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as Acting President of Sri Lanka after Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation was officially accepted.
NEET-UG won't be postponed: Delhi HC dismisses aspirants' petition
The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition by several National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate (NEET-UG) aspirants seeking to postpone the competitive examination scheduled to be held on Sunday.
Bihar: Police busts terror module plotting to target PM Modi
The Bihar Police on Wednesday busted a potential terror module with some links to the extremist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI).
Maharashtra: Petrol, diesel become cheaper. Check new rates
The Maharashtra government has decided to reduce value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by Rs. 5 and Rs. 3 per liter, respectively, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said on Thursday.
Gurugram: Woman held captive, sexually assaulted for days in hotel
In a shocking incident reported from Haryana's Gurugram, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly held captive inside a hotel room by two men, the police said on Wednesday.
14 Jul 2022World
Curfew imposed in Colombo; President Rajapaksa likely to reach Singapore
Acting President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday asked Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena to nominate a prime minister who is acceptable to both the government and the Opposition.
13 Jul 2022India
Lucknow: 83-year-old woman mauled to death by son's pit bull
In a shocking incident reported from Lucknow, an 83-year-old woman was mauled to death by her son's pet pit bull dog on Tuesday.
13 Jul 2022World
Sri Lanka: PM Wickremesinghe orders military, police to restore order
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed the country's acting president and a state of emergency has been declared in the island nation following a standoff between the security forces and angry protesters who tried to enter the Prime Minister's Office.
13 Jul 2022Politics
Draupadi Murmu shouldn't be made 'symbol of Adivasi': Congress leader
In the run-up to the presidential election scheduled for Monday (July 18), Congress leader Ajoy Kumar raked up a controversy by saying the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu represents a "very evil philosophy of India."
13 Jul 2022India
Monsoon mayhem: Rains claim 18 lives in Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP
As incessant rainfall continued to lash west and central India, as many as 18 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.
13 Jul 2022World
Sri Lankan PM declares emergency as Gotabaya flees to Maldives
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday declared a state of emergency after embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives on a military jet after facing a massive public revolt for the collapse of the country's economy.
12 Jul 2022World
I2U2 Summit to focus on joint projects in key areas
The first summit of the new four-nation grouping "I2U2" will be held virtually on Thursday.
12 Jul 2022India
Gurugram: Six-lane Sohna elevated highway opens for traffic
The six-lane Sohna elevated highway constructed on National Highway 248 between Rajiv Chowk and Badshahpur in Gurugram was opened for traffic on a trial basis on Monday.
12 Jul 2022India
Delhi court postpones Mohammed Zubair's bail plea hearing to Thursday
A Delhi court on Tuesday postponed the hearing on a bail plea filed by Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair to Thursday.
12 Jul 2022Business
Cheating case filed against SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh in Gurugram
There seems to be no end to the troubles of SpiceJet as its Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh was booked in Gurugram for allegedly duping a businessman on the pretext of allotting company shares to him, the police said on Monday.