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No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report

11 Jan 2021

No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report

India will reportedly not have a chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations this year.

Ahead of nationwide exercise, COVID-19 vaccine dry run in Haryana

07 Jan 2021

Ahead of nationwide exercise, COVID-19 vaccine dry run in Haryana

A dry run of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out was conducted in Haryana on Thursday, a day before the exercise will be conducted across India.

Fashion designer Swapnil Shinde comes out as a transwoman

06 Jan 2021

Fashion designer Swapnil Shinde comes out as a transwoman

Fashion designer Swapnil Shinde has come out as a transwoman, and said that she may be addressed as Saisha.

Toxic gas leak at SAIL's Rourkela plant kills four workers

06 Jan 2021

Toxic gas leak at SAIL's Rourkela plant kills four workers

At least four workers at the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in Odisha died due to a toxic gas leak, officials said on Wednesday.

17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar

03 Jan 2021

17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar

At least 17 people were killed on Sunday as the roof of a building in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh collapsed, officials said.

Angry with son, MP farmer names pet dog his heir

31 Dec 2020

Angry with son, MP farmer names pet dog his heir

In a bizarre case, a 50-year-old farmer in Madhya Pradesh has named his pet dog his heir in his will.

Kerala becomes fourth state to promise free COVID-19 vaccines

12 Dec 2020

Kerala becomes fourth state to promise free COVID-19 vaccines

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that COVID-19 vaccines will be provided for free in the state.

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

12 Dec 2020

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Bollaram industrial area of Sangareddy district near Hyderabad, Telangana, on Saturday.

Shah meets cops, security officials to avoid violence in Delhi

12 Dec 2020

Shah meets cops, security officials to avoid violence in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday met with senior government, police, and security officials, and discussed measures to pre-empt any chances of violence on Delhi's borders in connection with the ongoing farmers' protest, according to reports.

Delhi's private hospitals violating COVID-19 guidelines, say inspection teams

06 Dec 2020

Delhi's private hospitals violating COVID-19 guidelines, say inspection teams

An inspection conducted by government-constituted teams has flagged several violations of COVID-19 management guidelines by private hospitals and nursing homes in Delhi.

Actor Shiv Kumar Verma suffering from COPD; CINTAA seeks help

03 Dec 2020

Actor Shiv Kumar Verma suffering from COPD; CINTAA seeks help

Veteran actor Shiv Kumar Verma, who has also worked in many movies including Halla Bol, is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and has been hospitalized.

India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report

02 Dec 2020

India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been invited to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in January next year, a report said on Wednesday.

Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

30 Nov 2020

Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to chair an all-party meeting this Friday to review the COVID-19 situation in India, according to reports.

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

27 Nov 2020

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.

India to produce 100 million Sputnik V doses starting 2021

27 Nov 2020

India to produce 100 million Sputnik V doses starting 2021

India will produce over 100 million doses a year of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V starting 2021, under an agreement between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Hyderabad-based Hetero Biopharma, Hindustan Times reported.

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

22 Nov 2020

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

Months into a border standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India has reportedly deployed "tunnel defenses" in Ladakh.

Russia's Sputnik V to start human trials in India soon

22 Nov 2020

Russia's Sputnik V to start human trials in India soon

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine candidate, called Sputnik V, is expected to start human trials in India soon.

'Scam 1992' actor Nikhil Dwivedi tests positive for coronavirus

20 Nov 2020

'Scam 1992' actor Nikhil Dwivedi tests positive for coronavirus

Actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi, who recently featured in the web series Scam 1992, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Ajay Devgn all set to direct Amitabh Bachchan in 'Mayday'

08 Nov 2020

Ajay Devgn all set to direct Amitabh Bachchan in 'Mayday'

After a gap of seven years, Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan are all set to reunite for another exciting project.

IPL 2020: Ganguly praises the youngsters, speaks on Suryakumar Yadav

06 Nov 2020

IPL 2020: Ganguly praises the youngsters, speaks on Suryakumar Yadav

The exclusion of Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumar Yadav from Team India's squads for the Australian tour was recently slammed by fans and experts across the nation.

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

04 Nov 2020

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

Security has been increased at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport after the banned outfit 'Sikhs for Justice' (SFJ) called for the obstruction of two Air India flights.

Rohit, Ishant still in contention for Australian tour: Sourav Ganguly

03 Nov 2020

Rohit, Ishant still in contention for Australian tour: Sourav Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly opened up on the availability of marquee players Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma for Team India's impending tour Down Under.

After Army chief's Nepal visit, foreign secretary-level talks could resume

02 Nov 2020

After Army chief's Nepal visit, foreign secretary-level talks could resume

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is set to meet Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Thursday.

Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

25 Oct 2020

Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

Turkey was the only country of the 39 members of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) batting for Pakistan's removal from the terror financing watchdog's grey list.

Coronavirus: Bharat Biotech aims to launch COVAXIN by June 2021

24 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Bharat Biotech aims to launch COVAXIN by June 2021

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech is expecting to launch its coronavirus vaccine candidate, COVAXIN, by June next year.

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

04 Oct 2020

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.

Bobby Deol speaks about his career and the insider-outsider debate

02 Oct 2020

Bobby Deol speaks about his career and the insider-outsider debate

Filled with many ups and downs, the filmic journey of Bobby Deol, has been one-of-its-kind.

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

01 Oct 2020

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

Amid prolonged tensions along the Indo-China border, the Indian Army said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

01 Oct 2020

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

The first of the two VVIP custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, will arrive on Thursday.

India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC

29 Sep 2020

India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC

India on Tuesday reacted to China's claim that it abides by the 1959 interpretation of the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan

26 Sep 2020

Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan

With the Bihar elections about a month away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has unveiled his seven-point plan in his hopes to return to power.

Assam: African swine fever spreads; government orders culling of pigs

26 Sep 2020

Assam: African swine fever spreads; government orders culling of pigs

The Northeastern state of Assam has been hit by African swine fever (ASF), prompting the state government to order the culling of 12,000 pigs.

33% in Delhi already exposed to coronavirus, according to serosurvey

17 Sep 2020

33% in Delhi already exposed to coronavirus, according to serosurvey

Roughly 33% of people in Delhi have antibodies against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, initial findings of a serological survey showed.

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

15 Sep 2020

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said that a vaccine for COVID-19 is critical and the herd immunity strategy cannot end the pandemic.

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

12 Sep 2020

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.

Bars reopen in Delhi: Here's all you need to know

09 Sep 2020

Bars reopen in Delhi: Here's all you need to know

After a five-month hiatus, bars, restaurants, hotels, and clubs will start serving liquor in Delhi on a trial basis till September 30, barring containment zones.

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

06 Sep 2020

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

An ambulance driver in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman, who had tested positive for COVID-19, the police said on Sunday.

DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow

06 Sep 2020

DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made several preparations ahead of the resumption of its services from Monday (September 7).

Rhea Chakraborty summoned by NCB; asked to join drug probe

06 Sep 2020

Rhea Chakraborty summoned by NCB; asked to join drug probe

Actor Rhea Chakraborty was served summons by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday morning in connection with the drug investigation following actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

05 Sep 2020

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

In a tragic incident, at least eight migrant workers from Odisha were killed in a road accident in Cherikhedi in Chhattisgarh on Saturday morning. Seven others have reportedly been injured in the accident.