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13 Mar 2020

Karnataka

Google employee in Bengaluru gets infected with coronavirus, work-from-home announced

Tech giant Google on Thursday confirmed that one of its employees, working at the Bengaluru office, caught the coronavirus infection on his trip to Greece.

Unnao: Sengar gets 10-years imprisonment for murder of victim's father

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was on Friday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Delhi's Tis Hazari court in connection to the murder of the father of Unnao rape survivor.

13 Mar 2020

Karnataka

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

A 76-year-old man in Karnataka died due to coronavirus and became the first COVID-19 fatality in India. The elderly also suffered from hypertension and asthma, the Health Ministry confirmed.

All you need to know about coronavirus tests (not exhaustive)

Coronavirus outbreak has been declared a pandemic and leaders across the globe have made containing the damage, their topmost priority.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.

11 Mar 2020

India

Coronavirus: Kerala in shutdown mode, health-emergency declared in four districts

With 14 people testing positive for coronavirus in Kerala, the state government has declared a health emergency in four districts and imposed several restrictions.

10 Mar 2020

Chhattisgarh

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

10 Mar 2020

Karnataka

Kerala reports 6 new coronavirus cases; 3 others in Karnataka

Kerala detected six new cases of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, on Tuesday. Separately, three new cases were reported in Karnataka.

Remove 'name and shame' hoardings, Allahabad HC orders UP government

In a major setback for the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed it to remove hoardings that carried details of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters, accused of inciting violence.

How RBI and government cast net to nab Rana Kapoor

Yes Bank is spiraling downwards and its founder Rana Kapoor is in the custody of Enforcement Directorate. The Central Bureau of Investigation is also probing him over corruption charges.

09 Mar 2020

Lucknow

Ex-IPS officer, 'named and shamed' in Uttar Pradesh, speaks up

The decision of the Yogi Aditynath government to name and shame protesters of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) puts their life at risk, said former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SR Darapuri, who also featured in the hoardings that were put up in Lucknow.

09 Mar 2020

India

Three-year-old in Kerala tests positive for coronavirus, tally reaches 41

In Kerala, a three-year-old, who had traveled to Italy recently, tested positive for coronavirus, reports said on Monday. The child has been admitted to the isolation ward of Ernakulam Medical College.

09 Mar 2020

Mumbai

Booked for corruption, Yes Bank's founder Rana Kapoor breaks down

Rana Kapoor, the founder of crisis-hit Yes Bank, was on Sunday booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating, and corruption.

08 Mar 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Allahabad HC order tomorrow on UP's 'name and shame' hoardings

The Allahabad High Court on Sunday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for installing hoardings with the names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters.

08 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence

As a violent mob ravaged Northeast Delhi two weeks ago, a man and his son saved as many as 60 lives in the Gokulpuri locality.

08 Mar 2020

Qatar Airways

Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Sunday reported five more positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

08 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday signed off from all his social media handles to allow seven women achievers to take over.

07 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

8-year-old climate activist rejects PM Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign; gets trolled

Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam on Friday refused to be included in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign for International Women's Day.

07 Mar 2020

Prakash Javadekar

Asianet, Media One back on air as government lifts ban

The ban on two Malayalam channels, Asianet News and Media One, was lifted on Saturday, ahead of the stipulated 48-hour window.

07 Mar 2020

Delhi High Court

CBI v/s CBI: Court accepts clean chit to Rakesh Asthana

A Special CBI Court on Saturday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation's charge-sheet giving a clean chit to former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in an alleged bribery case.

07 Mar 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 2 suspected of coronavirus infection isolated in Jammu

As the number of cases of a deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continue to be on the rise, Jammu and Kashmir administration identified two persons suspected to be infected.

06 Mar 2020

India

Watch out! Fake coronavirus information circulating on WhatsApp

With nearly 1 lakh infections and 3,200 deaths, the outbreak of coronavirus has created a sense of panic worldwide.

06 Mar 2020

Karnataka

Karnataka: Nothing seditious in school play, rules court

A court in Karnataka has noted there was nothing seditious in the play that was performed at a school in Bidar on January 21, as it granted bail to all accused.

06 Mar 2020

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi, Amrit Kaur named TIME's 'Women of the Year'

To make reparations for a century of mostly men on its covers, the TIME magazine named 100 'Women of the Year' for each year starting 1920.

Delhi violence: New video of shooting from hospital terrace emerges

Recently, shocking visuals of a group of miscreants shooting from the terrace of a hospital in Northeast Delhi had emerged.

06 Mar 2020

India

Government says parents' place, date of birth essential for NPR

Amid uproar regarding the National Population Register (NPR), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has informed a standing committee of Parliament that questions related to parents' birth were asked in the past as well and it's necessary for "back-end data processing".

05 Mar 2020

West Bengal

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.

05 Mar 2020

Manish Sisodia

Coronavirus: Delhi government orders primary schools shut till March 31

As the looming threat of a full-blown coronavirus outbreak continues to grow in India, the Delhi government on Thursday announced that all primary schools in the national capital have been ordered shut as a "precautionary measure."

05 Mar 2020

India

India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting Brussels for the India-EU summit, External Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.

05 Mar 2020

India

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

05 Mar 2020

Akshay Kumar

Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

A Delhi court on Thursday issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

05 Mar 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi riots: Murder-accused, suspended AAP leader Tahir Hussain gets arrested

Expelled AAP leader Tahir Hussain, who is an accused in the murder case of Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma, was on Thursday arrested after a Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court rejected his surrender plea.

05 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi riots: New video shows mob cornered cops, pelted stones

At the peak of last week's violence in Northeast Delhi's Chand Bagh area, the Delhi Police found itself helpless, a new video shows.

05 Mar 2020

Mumbai

Jet Airways founder booked for money laundering; ED raids home

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday night raided the home of Jet Airways founder and former Chairperson, Naresh Goyal, after it booked him in a case of money laundering.

05 Mar 2020

Flipkart

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal's wife alleges dowry harassment

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal's wife, Priya Bansal, has filed a case against him alleging dowry harassment.

05 Mar 2020

Paytm

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

An employee of Paytm tested positive for the coronavirus in Gurugram, making it the 29th case in India.

04 Mar 2020

India

Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

As Indians continue to worry about the outbreak of coronavirus in the country, a new piece of information has been doing the rounds: Warmer, humid temperatures of India can prevent the deadly virus from proliferating.

04 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

Northeast Delhi violence: HC stresses on security at exam centers

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi government and the police to ensure security at board examination centers in Northeast Delhi, which was hit by communal violence recently.

04 Mar 2020

Telangana

Telangana to sanitize Hyderabad Metro, TSRTC buses amid coronavirus outbreak

As reports of novel coronavirus cases emerged from Telangana, the state government has decided to sanitize its public transport.

Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs

In a new development, the administration of newly-formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has lifted curbs imposed on social media, reports said on Wednesday. The speed will, however, remain restricted to 2G and these services will not be extended to pre-paid SIMs, the authorities underlined.