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17 Feb 2021India
Child with killer disease gets new lease on life
14-month-old Fatima faced a bleak future afflicted with a killer muscular disorder, but a Rs. 16 crore "revolutionary" gene therapy she underwent after winning a lottery has given her a new lease on life.
17 Feb 2021Delhi Police
'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob granted transit bail for 3 weeks
Mumbai lawyer and climate activist Nikita Jacob, who is an accused in the "toolkit" case, has been granted three weeks' relief on her transit anticipatory bail plea.
17 Feb 2021Madhya Pradesh
Bus accident: Last minute route change; bravery by one family
A last-minute route diversion due to a heavy traffic jam proved fatal for most passengers of a private bus in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday even as tales of bravery and the human instinct to help those in distress emerged from the tragedy.
17 Feb 2021Farmers Protest
R-Day violence: Accused, who swung swords at Red Fort, arrested
The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested Maninder Singh, a 30-year-old protester from Delhi's Pitampura in connection with the violence that had erupted in the National Capital this Republic Day (January 26).
17 Feb 2021Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster
Uttarakhand disaster: Sludge, water entered lungs of those who died
Chamoli Chief Medical Officer GS Rana revealed on Tuesday that all those who died in the Uttarakhand glacial disaster suffered serious bodily injuries, with sludge and water also entering their lungs.
17 Feb 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.93 million with 11K+ new cases
India on Tuesday reported more than 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.93 million cases.
16 Feb 2021Farmers Protest
'Toolkit' case: Disha Ravi allowed access to family, lawyer
A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed arrested activist Disha Ravi access to her family and a lawyer while she remains in police custody.
16 Feb 2021Mumbai
Mumbai: 10-12% rise in COVID-19 cases; BMC warns strict measures
Mumbai's civic body - Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - has decided to keep its jumbo COVID-19 care centers open till March 31 and has also warned of stricter measures to keep the virus' cases in check.
16 Feb 2021Brazil
South African, Brazilian COVID-19 variants detected in India: Government
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director-General Dr. Balram Bhargava on Tuesday said that four COVID-19 cases involving the South African variant of the virus have been detected in India.
After party, 105 residents of Bengaluru complex test COVID-19 positive
As many as 105 residents of an apartment complex in Bengaluru's Bommanahalli locality have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past few days, according to the city's civic body - Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).
Patna: School principal sentenced to death for raping 11-year-old student
A private school principal in Patna has been given death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student of the institute, while another teacher of that school and a co-accused in the case was awarded life imprisonment for conniving with him.
16 Feb 2021Karachi
Court rejects deportation plea of eight Pakistanis in drug case
A special court in Mumbai has rejected the deportation plea of eight Pakistani nationals, who were nabbed by the Indian Coast Guard off the Gujarat coast with a boat allegedly carrying over 200 kg of heroin in 2015.
16 Feb 2021Supreme Court Of India
PIL to include judicial staff in vaccine priority list: Details
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking inclusion of judges, judicial staff, and lawyers in the priority category for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.
16 Feb 2021United Nations (UN)
Indian-origin Preeti Sinha to lead UN Capital Development Fund
The UN Capital Development Fund has appointed Indian-origin investment and development banker Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary, whose focus will be on providing micro-finance assistance to women, youth, small and medium-sized enterprises in under-served communities.
16 Feb 2021Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal: Scheme to provide meals at Rs. 5 launched
Ahead of the assembly elections in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday virtually launched the "Maa" scheme under which her government would provide a meal at a nominal cost of Rs. 5 mainly to poor people.
16 Feb 2021Madhya Pradesh
MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned
At least 32 people have reportedly died after a bus fell off a bridge into a canal in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.
16 Feb 2021Odisha
Six elephants dead in 14 days at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary
After six elephants died in just 14 days at Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha's Kalahandi district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday asked the authorities to take immediate measures to stop the fatalities.
FASTag now mandatory: Cost, documents, and how to recharge it
Starting today, the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made it compulsory for all vehicle owners to use FASTag for the payment of fees at toll plazas.
MP: Woman shamed, forced to carry relative on shoulders
A tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district was shamed, beaten up, and forced to walk for three kilometers while carrying a member of her husband's family on her shoulders.
16 Feb 2021Delhi Police
Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob, and Shantanu created toolkit: Delhi Police
Activist Disha Ravi had joined hands with a Mumbai-based lawyer, Nikita Jacob, and an engineer Shantanu to create the "toolkit" supporting the farmers' agitation, the Delhi Police said on Monday about the case that has garnered attention.
16 Feb 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.92 million with 9K+ new cases
India on Monday reported more than 9,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.92 million cases.
15 Feb 2021Haryana
Twitter probes Haryana Minister Anil Vij's Disha Ravi tweet
Twitter on Monday took notice of a tweet posted by Haryana Minister Anil Vij against arrested activist Disha Ravi.
15 Feb 2021Supreme Court Of India
Kerala journalist, arrested on way to Hathras, granted 5-day bail
Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh last October, has been granted bail by the Supreme Court for five days to visit his ailing mother.
15 Feb 2021Vijay Rupani
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani tests COVID-19 positive, condition stable
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has tested coronavirus positive and his condition is stable, a hospital in Ahemdabad where Rupani is admitted after he fainted in a rally said.
15 Feb 2021Bombay High Court
Rhea's case against one of Sushant's sisters holds: Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court on Monday quashed a First Information Report (FIR) filed against Meetu Singh, one of the sisters of late film actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
15 Feb 2021Maharashtra
PM Modi condoles death of 16 laborers in Maharashtra's Jalgaon
Sixteen persons were killed after a truck overturned in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, the police said on Monday.
15 Feb 2021Article 370
Abrogation of Article 370 improved law-and-order situation: Top CRPF officer
The law-and-order situation in Kashmir has improved a lot since the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, a top CRPF officer said on Sunday.
15 Feb 2021Supreme Court Of India
15 Feb 2021Love Jihad
Gujarat to bring law against love jihad: CM Vijay Rupani
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said his government will soon bring a strict law against love jihad in the state.
15 Feb 2021Bhopal
Bhopal: 17, including former BJP MLA arrested, over V-Day ruckus
Police in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, arrested 17 people for creating a ruckus on Sunday, Valentine's Day. Among those arrested is a former MLA of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Surendra Nath Singh.
15 Feb 2021Uttarakhand Glacier Disaster
Uttarakhand disaster: 12 more bodies recovered, 50 dead so far
On Sunday, exactly a week after tragedy struck Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, 12 more bodies were recovered, taking the death toll to 50. Of the recovered bodies, 25 have been identified.
15 Feb 2021Kerala
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.91 million with 11K+ new cases
India on Sunday reported more than 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.91 million cases.
14 Feb 2021Nitin Gadkari
FASTags mandatory from tomorrow midnight; double fee for violators: Centre
The automatic toll plaza payment system FASTag will be made mandatory from tomorrow midnight, the central government said on Sunday.
14 Feb 2021Farmers Protest
Arrested Bengaluru activist edited 'toolkit' document; sent to police custody
Climate activist Disha Ravi has been sent to five-day police custody by a Delhi court on Sunday a day after her arrest in connection with the "toolkit" case.
14 Feb 2021India
Chennai: PM Modi hands over Arjun Battle Tank to Army
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today handed over the indigenously-developed Arjun Main Battle Tank (Mark 1A) to Army Chief General MM Naravane in Chennai, where he has gone to launch various government programs.
14 Feb 2021Narendra Modi
Modi praises farmers in Tamil Nadu while launching infrastructure projects
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday applauded the farmers of Tamil Nadu for "record food grain production and good use of water resources."
14 Feb 2021Delhi Police
Wrestling coach, accused in murder of five, arrested in Delhi
Sukhvinder, a wrestling coach, who allegedly killed five people in Haryana's Rohtak on Friday has been arrested in Delhi.
14 Feb 2021Farmers Protest
21-year-old Bengaluru climate activist arrested in Greta Thunberg 'toolkit' case
A 21-year-old climate activist from Bengaluru, Disha Ravi, was arrested by Delhi Police in connection with the "toolkit" regarding the farmers' protest shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.
14 Feb 2021India China Border
India-China row: Pangong Tso disengagement to be completed by Friday
The first phase of disengagement along the India-China border around Ladakh's Pangong Tso lake will reportedly be complete by Friday.
14 Feb 2021Karnataka
Tesla to open manufacturing unit in Karnataka, says CM Yediyurappa
American electric car giant Tesla will set up its first manufacturing unit in India in Karnataka, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said.