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06 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh
Raped 27 years ago, woman files complaint against two
Raped on several occasions by two men at the age of 12 about 27 years ago, the victim, who had become a mother, has now lodged a case against the accused on court orders after her son inquired about his father's name.
06 Mar 2021Haryana
Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway as agitation enters 100th day
Farmers protesting the three new central farm laws on Saturday blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Western Peripheral Expressway in Haryana to mark 100 days of their ongoing agitation.
06 Mar 2021Anurag Kashyap
'Not so sasti anymore': Taapsee Pannu on Income Tax raids
Film actor Taapsee Pannu, who recently faced Income Tax raids, has opened up about the three days of search that took place at her properties this week.
06 Mar 2021India
Rajasthan: 14-year-old girl abducted, raped repeatedly by relative
A 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted by her distant relative, raped repeatedly and forced to work, has been rescued from Pokaran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan after 22 days, the police said on Friday.
06 Mar 2021Bhiwandi
Fire destroys powerloom factory in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town
A powerloom factory was gutted in a major fire that broke out in Bhiwandi town of Maharashtra's Thane district in the wee hours of Saturday, an official said.
06 Mar 2021Narendra Modi
PM will chair committee formed to mark 75-years of freedom
On Friday, the government issued a gazette notification announcing the formation of a high-level committee to commemorate 75 years of India's independence on August 15, 2022.
06 Mar 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.19 million with 18K+ new cases
India on Friday reported more than 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.19 million cases.
05 Mar 2021Mukesh Ambani
Owner of explosives-laden vehicle near Mukesh Ambani's house found dead
The owner of the vehicle, recently found parked near billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home laden with explosives, was found dead on Friday, the police said.
05 Mar 2021Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
CBSE Class X, XII Board exam date-sheet revised
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday released a revised date sheet for Class X and Class XII 2021 board examinations.
05 Mar 2021India
Overseas Citizens need permission for 'Tabligh, journalistic activities': Centre
Overseas Citizens of India or OCI cardholders will require special permission if they want to take up any research, missionary, Tabligh or journalistic activities, according to fresh rules issued by the Union Home Ministry on Friday.
05 Mar 2021Nepal
Nepalese Police fires at three Indians, one killed
A young man was killed after the Nepalese Police allegedly fired at three Indians who had gone across the border from Pilibhit district to attend a fair in Nepal's Kanchanpur.
05 Mar 2021Supreme Court Of India
Supreme Court grants Amazon Prime India head protection from arrest
The Supreme Court on Friday granted protection from arrest to the India Head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit.
05 Mar 2021Odisha
Odisha pays tribute to Biju Patnaik on his birth anniversary
Odisha on Friday paid rich tribute to legendary leader Biju Patnaik as his five-time Chief Minister son Naveen Patnaik called upon people to keep alive the ideologies of "service and self-esteem" followed by the veteran politician all through his life.
05 Mar 2021Rajasthan
Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh
A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.
05 Mar 2021Coronavirus
Over 1.8 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 1.8 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
05 Mar 2021Pune
Be sensitive, don't publicize Pune woman's death: Bombay-HC tells media
The Bombay High Court has asked the media not to give unnecessary publicity to an incident where a woman allegedly died by suicide in Pune and her suspected illicit relations with a man, according to an order made available on Friday.
05 Mar 2021Twitter
COVID-19 vaccination drive gives people something to smile about
As the elderly population of the country is currently getting vaccinated against COVID-19, many social media users are professing their love for their parents and some are expressing it with a shot of healthy humor.
05 Mar 2021Ghaziabad
Inter-state gang, that looted more than 100 jewelers, busted
The Ghaziabad police, on Thursday, claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of thieves that targeted jewelry shops with the arrest of four of its members, including a woman. Interestingly, three jewelers also used to help the gang regularly.
05 Mar 2021India
Farmers' protest: Key Delhi borders stay closed; traffic diverted
The Singhu and Tikri borders of Delhi continue to remain completely blocked in the wake of the ongoing Farmers' protest against the three new farm laws passed by the central government last year.
05 Mar 2021Madhya Pradesh
Angry protesters put up controversial Scindia poster in MP
A controversial poster of BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was put up on Thursday in Indore by protesters who were reportedly enraged over the change in the name of a road in the Guna district of Madhya Pradesh.
05 Mar 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.17 million with 16K+ new cases
India on Thursday reported more than 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.17 million cases.
Man detained for Taj Mahal hoax bomb threat call: Police
A man has been detained in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad on Thursday for allegedly making a hoax call to the police earlier in the day, claiming that a bomb had been planted inside the iconic Taj Mahal in the city of Agra, reports say.
04 Mar 2021Delhi High Court
Delhi HC pulls up Centre for exporting COVID-19 vaccines
The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up the central government over restricted COVID-19 vaccinations in India, even as vaccine exports to other nations continue.
04 Mar 2021Hardeep Singh Puri
Ease of Living Index: Bengaluru, Shimla 'most liveable' cities
Bengaluru was adjudged the most liveable among 111 cities in India in the government's Ease of Living Index (EoLI) released on Thursday, followed by Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Surat, Navi Mumbai, Coimbatore, Vadodra, Indore, and Greater Mumbai.
COVID-19 vaccination: Important dos and don'ts you should follow
More than 1.6 crore have been administered the coronavirus vaccine in India thus far.
04 Mar 2021Supreme Court Of India
OTT platforms should be screened, says SC; 'even porn shown'
The Supreme Court on Thursday called for the screening of video content on over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Amazon Prime and Netflix.
04 Mar 2021Supreme Court Of India
SC: Private hospitals should treat elderly on priority amid pandemic
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that elderly people be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals besides at government medical institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
04 Mar 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: Centre sends teams to 6 states, including Maharashtra, Kerala
Taking cognizance of the COVID-19 situation in six states, the central government has decided to rush to the states to help local authorities in managing the situation.
04 Mar 2021Odisha
A student of Class 10 stabs classmate in Odisha
A class 10 student, on Wednesday, stabbed his classmate in the school premises in the Ganjam district of Odisha, police said.
After 20 years in prison, UP man acquitted of rape
Vishnu Tiwari, a man from Uttar Pradesh who spent 20 long years in prison over a false rape case before being pronounced innocent by the Allahabad High Court earlier this year, finally walked out of the Agra Central Jail on Wednesday evening.
Taj Mahal briefly shut after hoax bomb threat call
The iconic Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh's Agra was briefly shut and all tourists were immediately evacuated after the UP Police received a bomb threat call this morning.
04 Mar 2021Mumbai Police
Cops seize 151 cars with banned BS-IV engines, arrest nine
Navi Mumbai Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a pan-India racket with the arrest of nine persons who were involved in the illegal sale of cars with BS-IV engines.
04 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh
Occultist murder case: Rival held for murder conspiracy in Ghaziabad
An occultist has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder of his rival in Ghaziabad last month, police said on Wednesday.
04 Mar 2021Infosys
Infosys and Accenture will bear COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees
Software major Infosys and consulting firm Accenture said it will cover the coronavirus vaccination costs for its employees and immediate family members in India.
04 Mar 2021Parliament
Tunnels will link PM, VP's houses with new Parliament building
The new Parliament building, one of the most ambitious projects of the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime, will have underground tunnels, connecting it with the residences of the Prime Minister, the Vice-President, as well as chambers of Members of Parliament (MPs), TOI reported on Thursday.
04 Mar 2021Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 11.15 million with 17K+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported more than 17,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 11.15 million cases.
03 Mar 2021India
COVID-19: Should the gap between vaccine doses be increased?
India kicked off the crucial second phase of its massive inoculation drive against the coronavirus on Monday.
03 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh
UP: Man kills minor girl after failed rape bid, arrested
A 22-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing a minor girl in Bulandshahr after a failed rape attempt, police said, adding that the victim's body was exhumed from his house.
03 Mar 2021Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Girls stripped, forced to dance in government-run hostel
The Maharashtra Government has formed a four-member high-level committee to conduct a probe into an incident where girls were allegedly stripped and forced to dance by policemen at a state-run hostel in Jalgaon, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday.
03 Mar 2021Odisha
Man who killed wife with sword is jailed for life
Ramesh Kumbhar was sentenced to life in jail for fatally attacking his wife with a sword during a counseling session at a family court in Odisha's Sambalpur district.