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Sharpshooter, involved in attack on Rakesh Roshan in 2000, arrested

10 Oct 2020

Sharpshooter, involved in attack on Rakesh Roshan in 2000, arrested

A notorious criminal and sharpshooter, who was involved in the attack on Bollywood filmmaker Rakesh Roshan earlier in 2000, has been arrested by cops in Maharashtra.

Delhi student beaten to death over relationship with woman

10 Oct 2020

Delhi student beaten to death over relationship with woman

In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old was beaten to death in the Adarsh Nagar region of Northwest Delhi.

TRP scam: Republic TV CFO skips Mumbai Police summons

10 Oct 2020

TRP scam: Republic TV CFO skips Mumbai Police summons

Shiva Subramaniyam Sundaram, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Republic TV, has requested the Mumbai Police to reschedule the summons issued to him into a scam about the manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points).

Active coronavirus cases dip. Is India's worst phase over?

09 Oct 2020

Active coronavirus cases dip. Is India's worst phase over?

For the first time in weeks, the active number of coronavirus cases in India fell below nine lakh, data from the Ministry of Health revealed on Friday, giving the country a rare moment to rejoice as the pandemic rages.

Rajasthan: Priest set on fire for resisting land encroachment

09 Oct 2020

Rajasthan: Priest set on fire for resisting land encroachment

A group of six men allegedly poured petrol on a 50-year-old priest and set him on fire in Rajasthan's Karauli, leading to his demise, reports said today. The priest was attacked over a land dispute and breathed his last at Jaipur's Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital.

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

09 Oct 2020

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

On Tuesday, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the AYUSH standard treatment protocol for coronavirus patients, only to be at the receiving end of pointed questions by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

09 Oct 2020

With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

With the relationship between China and Pakistan going steadfast, the superpower is learned to be helping the Islamic nation set up missile systems in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, reports IE.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

09 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 70,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 69 lakh cases.

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

08 Oct 2020

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

In a stunning revelation, Mumbai Police on Thursday claimed three news channels, including Arnab Goswami's Republic TV, are under scanner for TRP manipulation.

Rhea to take action against 'media scums' for spoiling reputation

08 Oct 2020

Rhea to take action against 'media scums' for spoiling reputation

After actor Rhea Chakraborty walked out of prison on bail, her lawyer said they are planning to take legal action against the media houses that tried to defame the 28-year-old.

What Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said about India's COVID-19 fight

08 Oct 2020

What Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said about India's COVID-19 fight

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz on Tuesday criticized the Indian administration over its poor handling of the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the economy.

SSR case: News channels asked to apologize for insensitive coverage

08 Oct 2020

SSR case: News channels asked to apologize for insensitive coverage

A number of well-known news channels were reprimanded by News Broadcasting Standard Authority over the insensitive coverage of Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, Live Law reported on Thursday.

India rejects large scale trial of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

08 Oct 2020

India rejects large scale trial of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

India's drug regulator has refused to allow a large scale clinical trial of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

08 Oct 2020

Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused

Amid an outpouring of grief and anger in connection to the gut-wrenching episode in Hathras, the main accused has written a letter to local police, claiming innocence and blaming the family for allegedly killing the 19-year-old Dalit woman.

On IAF Day, Rafale exhibits prowess; Chief addresses Indo-China tensions

08 Oct 2020

On IAF Day, Rafale exhibits prowess; Chief addresses Indo-China tensions

On the 88th Indian Air Force Day today, the leading jets showcased their strength at a ceremony in Hindon station, that was attended by IAF Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh.

Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

08 Oct 2020

Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over Aadhaar-like cards to property owners, spread across 763 villages in India, under the SVAMITVA scheme launched in April 2020, that intends to end disputes and boost the finances of properties in rural areas.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 68.3 lakh with 78k+ new cases

08 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 68.3 lakh with 78k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 78,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 68.3 lakh cases.

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

07 Oct 2020

Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.

Pregnant Dalit teen killed in Uttar Pradesh for "bringing shame"

07 Oct 2020

Pregnant Dalit teen killed in Uttar Pradesh for "bringing shame"

A 16-year-old teen belonging to the Dalit community was allegedly killed by her father and elder brother for bringing "shame to the family" with her pregnancy, reports TOI.

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

07 Oct 2020

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

07 Oct 2020

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public places can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.

Rhea Chakraborty gets bail; brother Showik will remain in jail

07 Oct 2020

Rhea Chakraborty gets bail; brother Showik will remain in jail

Nearly a month after she was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), that is investigating the drug abuse angle in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on Wednesday.

Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days

07 Oct 2020

Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days

On orders of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the rape and inhumane assault of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, got ten more days to submit its findings. The team was scheduled to furnish its report today.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead

07 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead

India reported over 71,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the nationwide tally to 67.5 lakh cases. The recovery rate rose to 85%.

No festivities in containment zones: SOPs for festive season released

06 Oct 2020

No festivities in containment zones: SOPs for festive season released

Ahead of the festive season in October in India, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 during festivities.

Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity

06 Oct 2020

Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

06 Oct 2020

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.

50% occupancy, staggered show-timings: SOPs for re-opening cinema halls released

06 Oct 2020

50% occupancy, staggered show-timings: SOPs for re-opening cinema halls released

Shut since March as a part of coronavirus-linked restrictions, cinema halls across India will re-open from October 15. And, on Tuesday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar released Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the same.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

On Monday, India reported a little over 60,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the lowest rise in daily infections in over a month. The nationwide tally has reached 66.8 lakh cases.

SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks

05 Oct 2020

SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks

The Ministry of Education on Monday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for the reopening of schools from October 15.

Fighting air pollution amid coronavirus: Kejriwal's government prepares seven-point-plan

05 Oct 2020

Fighting air pollution amid coronavirus: Kejriwal's government prepares seven-point-plan

With the winter months fast approaching, the quality of air in Delhi has started deteriorating forcing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by Arvind Kejriwal, to move into action.

Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

05 Oct 2020

Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions

Sending a strong message to China, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday that India was well-prepared for airstrikes after the Galwan Valley episode in June.

India may have crossed coronavirus peak, claims Finance Ministry

05 Oct 2020

India may have crossed coronavirus peak, claims Finance Ministry

Seven months after India imposed a strict lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, the country may have crossed the peak, the Finance Ministry said in its September report.

JEE (Advanced) results declared; Pune's Chirag Falor tops the exam

05 Oct 2020

JEE (Advanced) results declared; Pune's Chirag Falor tops the exam

The Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) released the results for JEE (Advanced) on Monday, October 5, less than a month after the competitive examination was held.

2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon

05 Oct 2020

2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon

India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

05 Oct 2020

25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested

Even as India remains outraged over the gang-rape, assault, and subsequent death of a 19-year-old woman, belonging to the Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh, heinous crimes against women are not abating, as one case from Gurugram shows.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

05 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

India reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 66.22 lakh cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 1,02,735 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

Coronavirus vaccine to reach 25 crore Indians by mid-2021: Government

04 Oct 2020

Coronavirus vaccine to reach 25 crore Indians by mid-2021: Government

The Indian government is planning to provide vaccines to roughly 25 crore people by July 2021, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday.

Delhi schools to remain shut till October 31: Manish Sisodia

04 Oct 2020

Delhi schools to remain shut till October 31: Manish Sisodia

All schools in Delhi, both government and private, will continue to remain closed till October 31 in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

04 Oct 2020

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

Two officers of the Indian Navy died Sunday morning as a glider aircraft crashed in Kochi, Kerala.