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09 Nov 2020Air Quality Index
Delhi: Worst air quality of season recorded today, citizens suffer
The residents of the Delhi/NCR woke up to a thick smog on Monday as air quality dipped drastically and remained severe.
09 Nov 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 85.5 lakh with 46k+ new cases
India on Sunday reported over 46,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 85.5 lakh cases.
08 Nov 2020Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Army officer, 3 soldiers killed; 3 terrorists shot dead
An officer of the Indian Army and three security personnel were killed during a major anti-terror operation along the Line of Control or LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said on Sunday.
08 Nov 2020Navi Mumbai
Arnab Goswami shifted to Taloja Jail; alleges threat to life
Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami was shifted to the Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai on Sunday morning. Goswami, 47, has been arrested in connection with a two-year-old abetment to suicide case.
08 Nov 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 85 lakh; over 1.26 lakh dead
India on Saturday reported over 46,000 new coronavirus infections, the fifth time daily new cases dropped under 50,000 this week. The nationwide tally has crossed 85 lakh cases.
07 Nov 2020Gujarat
Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris
A street vendor serving fast food was caught on camera mixing toilet water with 'pani puris' in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
07 Nov 2020Bombay High Court
Bombay HC reserves order on Arnab Goswami's interim bail plea
The Bombay High Court on Saturday reserved its order in the habeas corpus plea by Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami, challenging his arrest by the Mumbai Police in a 2018 abetment to suicide case and seeking interim bail.
07 Nov 2020Vaccine
COVAXIN: Doctors, nurses, MBBS students to get first vaccine doses
Health workers will be among the first 30 crore people to be administered Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine.
07 Nov 2020Air Pollution
In a first, Delhi logs over 7,000 new coronavirus cases
Delhi is buried under a heavy coronavirus caseload and on Friday made a new record by crossing the 7,000-mark for the first time since the outbreak.
06 Nov 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi: Rs. 1 lakh fine on bursting or selling firecrackers
Bursting or selling firecrackers in the national capital this season could invite a fine of up to Rs. 1 lakh, Delhi's Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Friday.
06 Nov 2020Mumbai
Mumbai sees the lowest active COVID-19 cases in 5 months
Mumbai has reported the lowest number of active COVID-19 cases in the last five months as the number dropped to 16,000 on Thursday thanks to a rise in the recovery rate of the affected patients.
Government eases tech sector guidelines to facilitate work from home
The government has simplified guidelines to facilitate permanent Work from Home and Work from Anywhere initiatives for the technology industry.
IAF's fleet becomes stronger as eight Rafale jets join
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has become stronger than ever, as its fleet now has eight Rafale jets. After the first batch of five jets arrived in July, the second batch of three landed in India on Wednesday.
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 84 lakh; over 1.25 lakh dead
India on Thursday reported over 47,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past the 84 lakh mark.
05 Nov 2020Supreme Court Of India
Delhi bans firecrackers before Diwali to control pollution, COVID-19 spread
Delhi has banned firecrackers in a bid to control the spread of air pollution in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday.
05 Nov 2020Bombay High Court
Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow
The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Republic TV's boss Arnab Goswami in the habeas corpus petition he filed, challenging his dramatic arrest and remand on Thursday.
05 Nov 2020India
Affordable COVID-19 vaccine by January 2021, promises SII's Adar Poonawalla
Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of Serum Institute of India, said that the vaccine against coronavirus will be available in India by January 2021, two months from now, provided that the government gives approvals on time.
05 Nov 2020Haryana
Delhi's pollution worsens, PM2.5 ten times the safe level
With the onset of winters, Delhi's battle with poisonous air has also started and Wednesday's hazardous condition proves the same.
05 Nov 2020Jharkhand
Scholarship scam: How corrupt middlemen are cheating poor students
Money meant for poor minority students, under a Centrally-funded scholarship scheme, never reached them but was siphoned off by corrupt middlemen in Jharkhand, an investigation by Indian Express has found.
04 Nov 2020Delhi Police
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.
04 Nov 2020Kuldeep Srivastava
Delhi records season's lowest temperature; IMD may declare cold wave
The minimum temperature in the National Capital - Delhi - dropped to 10 degrees Celsius, this season's lowest thus far.
04 Nov 2020Maharashtra
Mumbai Police arrests Arnab Goswami in abetment to suicide case
On Wednesday, Republic TV's head honcho, Arnab Goswami, was arrested by Mumbai Police in an abetment to suicide case, filed in 2018, the news channel reported.
04 Nov 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 83 lakh; Delhi reports record spike
India on Tuesday reported roughly 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 83 lakh cases.
03 Nov 2020Tamil Nadu
Pooja performed in Tamil Nadu village for Kamala Harris's win
In Tamil Nadu, residents of a small village, Thulasendrapuram in Mannargudi Taluk of Tiruvarur district, are following the United States elections closely, as one of their granddaughters, Kamala Harris, is in the fray.
03 Nov 2020India
30 Indian cities could face dramatic water risks by 2050
From people lining up in queues to get water for daily needs to flooding after rainfall, a number of Indian cities could face increased "water risks" by 2050, i.e., in thirty years from now, if corrective measures aren't taken immediately, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Monday.
03 Nov 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 82.6 lakh with 37k+ new cases
India on Monday reported over 37,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 82.6 lakh cases.
02 Nov 2020Uttarakhand
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.
02 Nov 2020Maharashtra
After Maharashtra, Delhi mulls banning sale of loose cigarettes, beedis
Taking a leaf out of the Maharashtra government's handbook, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government is considering banning the sale of loose cigarettes and beedis, reports said on Monday.
Ayurvedic medicines helpful in treating mild coronavirus cases, claims study
While the world awaits a vaccine to give respite from coronavirus, the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), which falls under the Ministry of AYUSH, has claimed that a couple of Ayurvedic medicines can treat mild and moderate cases.
02 Nov 2020Rajasthan
Days before Diwali, CM Ashok Gehlot bans firecrackers in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday issued guidelines to ban firecrackers in the state, to protect the general population and coronavirus-infected from harmful smoke.
Gilgit-Baltistan is India's integral part, Pakistan must vacate it: MEA
Hours after a provisional provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan was announced by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Ministry of External Affairs released a strong statement saying the territory is India's integral part and Islamabad has no locus standi.
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 82.3 lakh with 46k+ new cases
India on Sunday reported roughly 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 82.3 lakh cases.
01 Nov 2020Jammu And Kashmir
Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Saifullah killed in Srinagar encounter
The chief commander of the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen, Saifullah, was killed in an encounter in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday.
01 Nov 2020Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'
A 17-year-old girl was killed on Saturday night after a man slit her throat following a heated argument in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.
01 Nov 2020Assam
Assam schools reopening from Monday; check guidelines here
After a gap of over seven months, schools are set to reopen in Assam from Monday (November 2). The state government has issued a fresh set of guidelines for the reopening of schools, colleges, and other educational institutions.
01 Nov 2020India
Tamil Nadu: Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu, 72, dies due to COVID-19
Tamil Nadu's Minister for Agriculture, R Doraikkannu, passed away on Saturday after battling COVID-19. The 72-year-old leader breathed his last at a private hospital in Chennai.
01 Nov 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 81.8 lakh with 46k+ new cases
India on Saturday reported 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 81.83 lakh cases.
31 Oct 2020Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Nirmala Sitharaman wanted me out of FinMin, says Ex-Finance Secretary
Former Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Saturday blamed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for his sudden transfer from the Ministry.
31 Oct 2020India
AIIMS to submit proposal for COVAXIN's phase three trials soon
By early next week, AIIMS will submit a proposal to start the third phase of clinical trials of COVAXIN, a vaccine against coronavirus being developed by Bharat Biotech.
31 Oct 2020NITI Aayog
Coronavirus: Delhi crosses 5,000-mark for third straight day, rings alarm
Delhi is once again being burdened by coronavirus caseload, as for the third consecutive day on Friday, the National Capital recorded more than 5,000 cases. On Friday, a record 5,891 fresh cases came to the fore; on Thursday, Delhi reported 5,739 cases, and on Wednesday, 5,673 cases.