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30 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Rhea's case has lost steam: Lawyer after Supreme Court order
Actor Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Maneshinde has said that the drugs case against her has weakened after the Supreme Court's order on Thursday.
30 Oct 2020India
ISRO to launch EOS-01, 9 other satellites on November 7
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch 10 satellites using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on November 7.
30 Oct 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Third wave in Delhi? Rise in coronavirus cases sparks worries
Even as India has been performing well in October, as far as fresh coronavirus numbers are concerned, the National Capital has not been following the same trajectory since the last few days.
30 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 80.8 lakh; Delhi reports biggest spike
India on Thursday reported over 48,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 80.88 lakh cases.
29 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution
Days after it apprised the Supreme Court that it would bring a law to deal with the annual menace of air pollution, the Centre on Wednesday got President Ram Nath Kovind to sign an ordinance, that allows the setting up of a commission to look into the air quality in NCR.
29 Oct 2020Air Pollution
Delhi's air quality worsens to 'severe'; thick smog envelops capital
The air quality in Delhi fell into the 'severe' category on Thursday as residents awoke to a thick smog blanketing the national capital.
29 Oct 2020India
Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India
France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.
29 Oct 2020Oxford
Oxford's coronavirus vaccine could be available by December: Adar Poonawalla
In a welcome piece of development, Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Wednesday that the coronavirus vaccine, being developed by Oxford University, could be available for use in India by December 2020.
29 Oct 2020Assam
Assam JEE (Mains) topper, who used proxy for examination, arrested
The topper of JEE (Mains) from Assam, Neel Nakshatra Das, and his father, Dr. Jyotirmoy Das, have been arrested by the Guwahati Police after the former allegedly used a proxy to write the test, which is meant for admission in prestigious engineering colleges, including IITs.
29 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India second after US to report 8 million cases
India on Wednesday reported roughly 50,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the eight million mark. However, the recovery rate continued to rise, nearing 91%.
28 Oct 2020MeitY
Government has no information on who created Aarogya Setu
The Central Information Commission (CIC) on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to the Centre over providing evasive answers to a Right to Information (RTI) query.
28 Oct 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Professor Yogesh Tyagi, has been suspended by President Ram Nath Kovind, officials of the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.
28 Oct 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi schools to remain closed; more seats for higher education
Schools in Delhi will remain shut until further notice, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.
28 Oct 2020Haryana
#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man
The main accused in the murder of 21-year-old Nikita Tomar in Haryana, Tauseef, has confessed to the crime and told police that her imminent wedding with someone else drove him to kill her.
28 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 79.9 lakh; Delhi reports record spike
India on Tuesday reported roughly 43,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 79.9 lakh cases.
27 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: Guidelines for 'reopening' from lockdown extended till November 30
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday extended the guidelines for reopening from the coronavirus lockdown until November 30.
27 Oct 2020Bihar
Munger: Police clashes with Durga worshippers; 1 killed, many injured
A man was killed while several others were injured amid clashes during the immersion of Goddess Durga's idol in Bihar's Munger on Monday.
27 Oct 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
TN custodial deaths: CBI reveals how father, son were tortured
Months after the father-son duo — Jayaraj and Bennix — died, CBI divulged details of the inhumane torture they were subjected to inside the Sathankulam Police station.
27 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Hathras case: SC directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe
The Allahabad High Court will monitor all aspects of the probe in the Hathras gangrape and murder case, including a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Supreme Court said today.
27 Oct 2020Twitter
Jilted Muslim "lover" shoots woman dead in Haryana, arrested
A Muslim man named Taufeeq allegedly murdered a woman named Nikita Tomar, 21, in broad daylight on Monday, because she "rejected his advances."
27 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in over 3 months
India on Monday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections. This marks the lowest single-day spike in over three months as infections declined across most states.
26 Oct 2020Maharashtra
Actor, who accused Anurag Kashyap of rape, joins Athawale's party
Actor Payal Ghosh on Monday joined Union Minister Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Party of India (A) in Mumbai.
26 Oct 2020Delhi Police
Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty
Delhi Police will soon dismiss the 35-year-old sub-inspector, who was arrested for stalking and harassing four women, including a minor, between October 17 and 20.
26 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel
The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it would bring a legislation on stubble burning, one of the main drivers of the hazardous air pollution in North India.
26 Oct 2020India
India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.
26 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
2016 Kanpur train-accident: Not conspiracy, corrosion blamed for 152 deaths
Four years ago, the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 152 passengers. The accident, one of the worst to hit Indian Railways, was suggested to be a result of a terrorist conspiracy, even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
26 Oct 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot
The winter months and the blanket of air pollution are likely to worsen the coronavirus situation, even for those who have defeated the contagious disease. Hence, the recovered patients, staying in highly-polluted areas, must get a flu shot, said experts.
26 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 79 lakh; recovery rate over 90%
India on Sunday reported roughly 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide total past 79 lakh cases. Nearly 500 deaths in the past 24 hours also brought the death toll to 1,19,074.
25 Oct 2020Vaccine
Sputnik V Phase-II trials to have 100 volunteers: Dr. Reddy's
Phase II clinical trials for the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, will have 100 volunteers, the Indian Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation's Drug Controller General (DCGI) has told Sputnik.
25 Oct 2020Mumbai
9 barred by IndiGo over unruly conduct on Kangana's flight
IndiGo has barred nine media personnel from flying with the airline for 15 days.
25 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
#MannKiBaat: Modi calls for patience while celebrating festivals amid COVID-19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 70th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.
25 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 78.6 lakh; over 1.18 lakh dead
India on Saturday reported over 49,000 fresh coronavirus infections, only the second time in nearly the past three months that daily new cases dropped below 50,000.
24 Oct 2020Bihar
108 tribal villages to boycott Bihar polls; here's why
As Bihar gears up for the upcoming Assembly elections, the residents of 108 tribal villages of the Kaimur plateau have announced a boycott of the polls.
24 Oct 2020India
Imported items, including liquor, to be banned in Army canteens
The government is set to ban imported items, including liquor, in the defense canteens as it has ordered its 4,000 military shops to stop purchasing all "direct imported" goods, reported Reuters.
24 Oct 2020Vaccine
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.
23 Oct 2020Goa
Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son
A family in Goa, struggling to meet ends after the coronavirus outbreak, was devastated this month after their 16-year-old son took his life, over a broken phone.
23 Oct 2020India
Major fire at Mumbai mall; 3,500 evacuated from adjacent building
A major fire broke out at a mall in Mumbai last night prompting officials to evacuate nearly 3,500 people from the adjacent building, reports said on Friday.
23 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 77.6 lakh with 54k+ new cases
India on Thursday reported over 54,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 77.6 lakh.
22 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
Coronavirus: India reserves Rs. 50,000 crore for vaccinating entire country
The Indian government has reportedly set aside Rs. 50,000 crore to ensure that the COVID-19 vaccine reaches the entire country.
22 Oct 2020India
Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO
The Indian government has written a strongly-worded letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the micro-blogging website showed Leh as a part of China.