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18 Jan 2021Uttar Pradesh
Healthcare worker's death in UP not linked to vaccine: Official
A healthcare worker in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad died on Sunday evening, nearly 24 hours after he received the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
18 Jan 2021Ayodhya
Dhannipur Mosque Project to begin on January 26 in Ayodhya
The Dhannipur Mosque Project, which includes a hospital, a museum, a library, a community kitchen, an Indo-Islamic Cultural Research Center, a publication house, besides a mosque, will formally begin in Ayodhya on January 26.
18 Jan 2021Delhi Police
Delhi Police must decide on farmers' R-Day tractor march: SC
The Supreme Court on Monday said that Delhi Police should decide whether protesting farmers must be allowed to enter the national capital on Republic Day with hundreds of tractors or not, as it adjourned the matter for Wednesday, January 20.
18 Jan 2021Yogi Adityanath
COVID-19 shot: UP Police lodges FIR after misleading pamphlets appear
A spate of pamphlets urging people of a particular community against taking anti-COVID-19 vaccine shots and spreading rumors about their ingredients surfaced in Bareilly on Sunday, prompting police to lodge an FIR against unknown miscreants.
18 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Will be peaceful: Farmers refuse to call off tractor march
Farmers, protesting against three agrarian laws, refused to call off the Republic Day tractor march while assuring that it will be peaceful.
18 Jan 2021Vaccine
17,000+ vaccinated in six states on day two: Health Ministry
Across six states — Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, and Tamil Nadu — more than 17,000 people got the first dose of coronavirus vaccine on the second day of the inoculation drive, the Union Health Ministry said last evening.
18 Jan 2021India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.57 million with 14K new cases
India on Sunday reported nearly 14,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.57 million cases. The recovery rate stands at 96.57%.
17 Jan 2021Madhya Pradesh
MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days
In a horrifying incident, nine men allegedly gang-raped a teenaged girl in five days in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, the police said.
17 Jan 2021Madhya Pradesh
Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive
The COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) platform suffered several glitches on the first day of India's vaccination drive.
17 Jan 2021South Korea
UK PM invites Modi for G7; to visit India
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to attend the G7 summit in Cornwall.
17 Jan 2021Maharashtra
Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots
On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.
16 Jan 2021Piyush Goyal
Farm laws: Centre wants clause-by-clause discussion with protesting farmers
During the ninth round of talks with farmers on Friday, the Centre insisted on clause-by-clause discussion, a departure from the blanket demand of protesters to repeal the three laws.
India's coronavirus vaccination drive: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria gets inoculated
Dr. Randeep Guleria, the Director of New Delhi's prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on Saturday received a vaccine shot against the novel coronavirus on live television, soon after India kicked off its massive inoculating drive to end the raging pandemic.
16 Jan 2021India
Vaccination drive: PM gets emotional while remembering 'fallen corona warriors'
As he launched the world's largest vaccination drive on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi struggled to hold back his emotions remembering the corona warriors who laid their lives in the line of duty. The vaccination of healthcare and frontline workers is "our tribute to them," he added.
Sleeves up India! PM Modi launches coronavirus vaccination drive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's coronavirus vaccination drive, paving the path for the immunization of three lakh healthcare workers at over 3,000 sites across the nation.
With vaccination drive today, India inching closer to ending pandemic
Nearly two weeks after two vaccines were given the emergency use authorization, India will begin administering doses of coronavirus vaccine to its citizens, joining the list of countries where lakhs have been immunized.
15 Jan 2021Arnab Goswami
TRP scam: WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami, ex-BARC CEO leaked
The Mumbai Police, which is probing the alleged TRP (Television Rating Points) scam, has reportedly released alleged WhatsApp chats between Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and ex-CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Partho Dasgupta.
15 Jan 2021Uttar Pradesh
President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.
15 Jan 2021Twitter
Didn't get Harvard offer, fell for phishing: Journalist Nidhi Razdan
Well-known journalist Nidhi Razdan claimed on Friday that she fell victim to a sophisticated cyber-attack that made her believe that she has been offered a job by Harvard University.
15 Jan 2021India
India's new COVID-19 cases among the lowest in the world
India recorded 87 new COVID-19 cases per million population in the last seven days which is one of the lowest in the world when compared with countries like the US, the UK, Russia, Germany, Brazil, France, and Italy, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
15 Jan 2021Yogi Adityanath
Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified
The UP Police has identified nine more victims, including seven minors, on the basis of data recovered from a laptop and other devices seized from an expelled BJP office-bearer arrested on charges of sexually exploiting two children, an official informed on Friday.
15 Jan 2021Arnab Goswami
TRP case: No coercive action against Arnab till January 29
The Mumbai Police told the Bombay High Court on Friday that it will not take any coercive action till January 29 against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami and other employees of ARG Outlier Media Pvt. Ltd. in the alleged fake TRP scam case.
15 Jan 2021Karnataka
10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident
In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.
15 Jan 2021India
Drone operations feature for first time at Army Day parade
The Indian Army, for the first time, demonstrated its drone services at the Army Day parade in Cariappa Ground, Delhi on Friday. Around 75 drones carried out mock kamikaze attacks and first-aid delivery exercises.
15 Jan 2021Shiv Sena
PMC Bank scam: Raut's wife repaid money after being summoned
Varsha Raut, the wife of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, repaid Rs. 55 lakh that she took as an "interest-free" loan from the wife of an accused in the PMC Bank scam after she was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
15 Jan 2021Rajasthan
Bharatpur hooch tragedy: Seven dead, five battling for life
Three more people, taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in Bharatpur, died in a hospital, raising the number of the death toll to seven and prompting the government to suspend several officials for their failure to check the production and sale of the fatal brew.
15 Jan 2021Ministry Of Home Affairs
Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission
As the scale of Indian elections and the coronavirus vaccination drive, starting from tomorrow, are comparable, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) requested the Election Commission to share electoral roll data, a plea which the polling body accepted.
15 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Farmers, Centre to hold ninth round of talks today
The Farmers and Centre will hold the ninth round of talks today at 12 PM, for the first time since the Supreme Court put a stay on the implementation of three laws that triggered a massive protest.
15 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
Before vaccination drive, Centre explains dos and don'ts to states
Just as India is readying itself for the massive coronavirus vaccination drive, the federal government explained to the states what they should do and what not, to ensure the entire process is seamless.
14 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Member quits SC's panel formed to talk with protesting farmers
Bhupinder Singh Mann, the President of Bhartiya Kisan Union, on Thursday quit the four-member committee formed by Supreme Court to talk with farmers who have been protesting against three farm laws for over a month.
14 Jan 2021Delhi Government
No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi
The Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit on Thursday confirmed that avian influenza, or bird flu, hasn't been detected in the poultry birds in the national capital.
14 Jan 2021Bollywood
Farmer group halts Janhvi Kapoor's shoot, reinstated again shortly
The shooting of actor Janhvi Kapoor's film Good Luck Jerry briefly came to a halt in Bassi Pathana in Punjab, after a group of Farmers insisted that she make a comment on the ongoing farmers' protest.
14 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
PM Modi to launch India's coronavirus vaccination drive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday, January 16, launch India's coronavirus vaccination drive virtually. He will also launch the Co-WIN app on that day.
14 Jan 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years
A major portion of Kashmir's famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the Valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years, officials informed.
14 Jan 2021Vaccine
Three lakh healthcare workers will be inoculated on Day 1
Around three lakh healthcare workers will be inoculated at 2,934 sites across the country on day one of the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive which is set to begin from January 16, official sources said.
14 Jan 2021West Bengal
Major blaze in Kolkata's Bagbazar, 24 fire tenders at spot
At least 24 fire tenders were pressed into service as a major fire broke out at a slum in north Kolkata's Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening.
14 Jan 2021Ganga river
Pilgrims take holy dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti
Thousands of pilgrims took the holy dip on Makar Sankranti at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal and offered prayers at the Kapil Muni temple on Thursday.
13 Jan 2021Coronavirus
COVAXIN shipped to eleven cities in India: Bharat Biotech
Bharat Biotech, on Wednesday, said that it has successfully air-shipped its COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN to eleven cities in India in the early hours. It has also donated 16.5 lakh doses to the Centre.
13 Jan 2021All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM
Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.
13 Jan 2021Twitter
Delhi schools reopening from Monday for Classes 10, 12
Shut since early last year due to coronavirus pandemic, Delhi schools will reopen from coming Monday, January 18, for Classes 10 and 12 in view of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exams that will be held from May.