17 Nov 2022World
Iranian forces open fire, beat women as anti-hijab protests swell
As protests over the death of Mahsa Amini entered the third month, Iranian security forces on Tuesday opened fire on people at a metro station in Tehran, Iran.
17 Nov 2022India
Delhi's air quality improves, Noida reels under 'very poor' AQI
Following weeks of hazardous air quality in Delhi, the capital city recorded a significant improvement on Tuesday with the Air Quality Index (AQI) at 221 (poor) against 309 (very poor) on Monday.
Tihar Jail superintendent suspended over 'special treatment' to Satyendar Jain
The superintendent of Tihar Jail No. 7, Ajit Kumar, has been suspended after he was found to have committed "irregularities," reported PTI citing sources.
14 Nov 2022Business
Wholesale price-based inflation eases to 8.39%, lowest since March 2021
Wholesale price index (WPI), which determines the price of products at the wholesale stage, eased in October, as per the government data shared on Monday.
'Act of terror': Rajasthan Police on Udaipur railway track explosion
The Rajasthan Police has said that the recent explosion on a railway track in Udaipur was "an act of terror" to create an atmosphere of panic among people, reported India Today.
Delhi: AQI improves; BS-4 diesel, BS-3 petrol vehicles ban lifted
As Delhi's air quality index (AQI) has slightly improved, authorities in the national capital have reportedly decided to lift the ban on BS-3 petrol and BS-4 diesel vehicles from Monday.
Historic 1-day catch: 61 kg gold seized at Mumbai airport
The Customs department seized gold worth Rs. 32 crore from travelers on Friday, that was being imported into India, in two separate searches at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.
Dr. Randeep Guleria's 30-year AIIMS-Delhi journey ends with voluntary retirement
Dr. Randeep Guleria, former director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has taken voluntary retirement.
13 Nov 2022World
Democrats retain control of US Senate after key mid-term polls
Amid widely predicted loss for Joe Biden-led Democratic Party in the mid-term elections in United States, the party has managed to control the Senate.
Law should not become an instrument of oppression: CJI Chandrachud
While talking about colonial-era laws that still constitute part of India's constitution, Chief Justice of India (CJI), DY Chandrachud, said decision-makers should ensure that the "law does not become an instrument of oppression."
13 Nov 2022World
Dallas: 6 feared dead as 2 WWII-era planes collide mid-air
A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra, two World War II era planes, crashed into each other mid-air in the United States (US) on Saturday.
12 Nov 2022Politics
Congress unveils Gujarat poll manifesto, promises free electricity, unemployment grant
Congress on Saturday unveiled its manifesto for Gujarat polls that are scheduled on December 1 and 5.
12 Nov 2022World
800 test COVID-19 positive on Australian cruise ship in Sydney
As several hundred people on board a cruise ship in Australia tested positive, Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil on Saturday tried to reassure the public that "COVID-19 protocols were adequate" to deal with the situation.
12 Nov 2022India
Nandigram: TMC minister makes objectionable remarks against President Droupadi Murmu
Trinamool Congress's (TMC) West Bengal minister Akhil Giri has come under severe criticism following his comment on India's President Droupadi Murmu's look.
12 Nov 2022India
Tamil Nadu: 27 districts shut schools as heavy rains continue
At least 27 districts in Tamil Nadu have announced a holiday for schools and colleges on Saturday as heavy rains continue to lash the state.