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22 Jan 2021Pune
Antonio Guterres saddened by life loss in Serum Institute fire
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the loss of life in a fire at the Serum Institute of India (SII) facility in Pune and hopes that the incident is fully investigated, his spokesperson said on Thursday.
22 Jan 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Minimum temperatures rise marginally across Kashmir
The minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley increased marginally on Friday, even as they remained several notches below the freezing point, a Meteorological Department official informed.
22 Jan 2021Calcutta High Court
Wife has right over deceased man's sperm: Calcutta HC
On January 19, the Calcutta High Court refused to entertain the plea of a man seeking the right to collect his dead son's frozen sperm, maintaining that the only person having any right to it is his wife.
22 Jan 2021India
Over 10 lakh inoculated, India's vaccination drive picks pace
After the first day of the massive coronavirus vaccination drive in India led to disappointing results — the target of inoculating three lakh healthcare workers wasn't met — the country picked pace and 10,43,534 people have now been given the first dose of either Covishield or COVAXIN, data from Health Ministry revealed.
22 Jan 2021Karnataka
Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained
In a terrible piece of news, at least eight people died due to a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in the Shivamogga district of Karnataka. Two people were detained.
22 Jan 2021India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases
India on Thursday reported at least 14,000 fresh infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.62 million cases.
21 Jan 2021Farmers
Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws
Roughly 500 farmer groups under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday rejected the government's proposal to resolve the ongoing protests against the new agricultural laws.
21 Jan 2021Pune
Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe
The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday, killing at least five people.
21 Jan 2021Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir contributes Rs. one crore for Ram Temple construction
Gautam Gambhir, BJP MP from East Delhi, has donated Rs. one crore for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
21 Jan 2021West Bengal
PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, an iconic freedom fighter who hailed from the state.
21 Jan 2021Madhya Pradesh
ED arrests two people in MP's e-tendering money laundering case
The Enforcement Directorate has arrested two people on money laundering charges in the alleged over Rs. 3,000 crore e-tender rigging racket of Madhya Pradesh.
21 Jan 2021Amit Shah
World surprised at Indian economy's V-shaped recovery: Amit Shah
The Indian economy is undergoing a "V-shaped recovery" and the world is watching the same in surprise, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday.
21 Jan 2021Delhi Police
Farmers firm on holding tractor rally on Outer Ring Road
Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws are adamant about staging a tractor rally on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on Republic Day (January 26).
21 Jan 2021Yogi Adityanath
Lucknow: AI-cameras will read 'distressed' women's facial expressions, alert police
The capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, will get artificial intelligence-enabled cameras in public places that will conclude if a woman is in distress by reading the change in her facial expressions. The smart cameras will then alert the nearest police station.
21 Jan 2021Pune
Pune: Fire breaks out at Serum Institute of India
On Thursday afternoon, a fire broke out at the Terminal 1 gate of Serum Institute of India, Pune.
21 Jan 2021India
Chinese village: AAPSU demands counter-measures against Beijing's 'expansionist' move
The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) on Thursday said it has taken serious note of China reportedly establishing a village in Upper Subansiri district in the northeastern state and demanded that the Centre initiates appropriate counter-measures to check Beijing's "expansionist" move.
21 Jan 2021Gujarat
25-year-old IIM Ahmedabad student found hanging inside dorm
A 25-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad was found hanging inside her dorm on the institute's campus on Wednesday, the police said.
21 Jan 2021India
Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 70, would be getting the coronavirus vaccine shot in the second phase of the drive launched last week, reports said on Thursday.
21 Jan 2021Kerala
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.61 million with 15K new cases
India on Wednesday reported at least 15,000 fresh infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.61 million cases. The recovery rate stands at 96.7%.
20 Jan 2021National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Government ready to suspend contentious farm laws for 1.5 years
In a major development in the deadlock between the central government and protesting Farmers, farmer leaders said the Centre is ready to suspend the three contentious laws that triggered the agitation.
20 Jan 2021West Bengal
Bengal: Fourteen people killed in a road accident
Fourteen members, including four children, of a marriage party, died and ten others were injured due to a collision between a stone-laden truck and their three vehicles in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.
20 Jan 2021Kerala
Kerala CM flays takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by Adani Group
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday criticized the takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by the Adani Group, saying it is not for the development of the facility but to protect the interest of monopolies.
Panel recommends permission for Phase I Intranasal COVID-19 vaccine trial
An expert panel, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, (CDSCO) on Tuesday recommended granting permission for conducting the Phase I clinical trial of an intranasal vaccine against COVID-19 developed by Bharat Biotech, official sources said.
20 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Kisan Mahapanchayat seeks reconstitution of SC panel; court issues notice
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice on a plea filed by the Kisan Mahapanchayat seeking the reconstitution of a court-appointed panel to discuss the contentious agricultural laws.
20 Jan 2021Gujarat
Gujarat Government decides to rename dragon fruit 'Kamalam'
The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as Kamalam, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani informed on Tuesday.
20 Jan 2021India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.59 million with 13K+ new cases
India on Tuesday reported over 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.59 million cases. The recovery rate stands at 96.6%.
19 Jan 2021Coronavirus
Centre issues a new Letter of Comfort to Bharat Biotech
Bharat Biotech secured a fresh Letter of Comfort from the Centre for 45 lakh doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN.
19 Jan 2021Jammu And Kashmir
Cold wave sweeps Kashmir; several places record sub-zero temperatures
Minimum temperatures across Kashmir stayed several degrees below the freezing point as an intense cold wave swept the region, a meteorological department official said on Tuesday.
19 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Won't attend meeting with SC-appointed panel: BKU's Rakesh Tikait
On Tuesday, the spokesperson for Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Rakesh Tikait said farmer unions will not be attending the first meeting with the panel formed by Supreme Court to end the deadlock persisting between them and the Centre.
19 Jan 2021Bihar
Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested
A 13-year-old girl from Bihar was allegedly "sold" twice for marriage within 17 days, following which police has arrested five people on charges of human trafficking, including her mother.
19 Jan 2021Vaccine
Who shouldn't take COVAXIN? Maker Bharat Biotech issues fact-sheet
Two days after India started its coronavirus vaccination program, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech released guidelines revealing who should receive shots of COVAXIN.
19 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
Gujarat: Truck crushes 15 workers from Rajasthan to death
Fifteen migrant laborers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside in Gujarat's Surat district died on Tuesday after a truck ran over them.
19 Jan 2021Vaccine
Meeting discusses possible export of India's coronavirus vaccines: Sources
A multi-ministerial meeting on Monday discussed various aspects of India's possible export of COVID-19 vaccines in view of requests from an increasing number of countries to procure the vaccines, people familiar with the development said.
19 Jan 2021Bombay High Court
Republic, Times Now's reportage in SSR case 'contemptuous': Bombay HC
In its 251-page-long verdict related to media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the Bombay High Court on Monday observed that news channels Republic TV and Times Now ran a vicious campaign, donning the hats of "the investigator, the prosecutor as well as the judge."
19 Jan 2021All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
3.8 lakh inoculated, two deaths not associated with vaccine: Government
On Monday, the Union Health Ministry said that the number of people who have been inoculated since Saturday, when the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drive started, stands at 3,81,305.
19 Jan 2021India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.58 million with 10K new cases
India on Monday reported a little under 10,000 fresh cases, the lowest single-day spike in infections since early June last year.
18 Jan 2021Indian Air Force
This year's R-Day flypast to feature first woman fighter pilot
Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth will become the first woman fighter pilot to participate in the Republic Day parade this year on January 26, officials said on Monday.
18 Jan 2021Ministry Of External Affairs
Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'
India is keeping a "constant watch" on all developments having a bearing on national security, the central government said on Monday amid reports of fresh Chinese construction activity in Arunachal Pradesh.
18 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
Work underway on over 1,000 kilometer metro network: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said work is in progress on over 1,000 km long metro rail network in 27 cities in India.
18 Jan 2021Indian Railways
Two bogies of a passenger train derail in Lucknow
Two bogies of a passenger train on its way from Amritsar to Jaynagar in Bihar derailed in Lucknow on Monday morning. No casualties were reported.