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24 Oct 2022

Ayodhya
Deepotsav: Ayodhya creates new Guinness record by lighting 15.76L 'diyas'

The city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh has broken its own Guinness World Record by lighting over 15.76 lakh clay oil lamps on the eve of Diwali—the festival of lights!

24 Oct 2022

Diwali
PM Modi reaches Kargil to celebrate 9th Diwali with soldiers

Continuing with his annual tradition, PM Narendra Modi on Monday landed in Ladakh's Kargil—where the 1999 war with Pakistan was fought—to celebrate Diwali with soldiers.

24 Oct 2022

Cyclone
Cyclone 'Sitrang' to affect several Indian states, high alert issued

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued an advisory after a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone—named Sitrang by Thailand—on Sunday.

Cyclone Sitrang likely to cause heavy rains in several states

Cyclone Sitrang—formed over India's eastern coast—is predicted to shift direction in the next 12 hours, intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Centre cancels Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Charitable Trust's foreign funding license

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) canceled the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) license of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) and the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGCT) on Saturday for allegedly violating the foreign funding law.

22 Oct 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Noida: Four arrested for recording couples in OYO rooms

Uttar Pradesh Police arrested four men for allegedly blackmailing couples after recording their intimate moments through hidden cameras in OYO rooms in Noida.

22 Oct 2022

India
Government working on softening COVID-19 impact: PM at job fair

Prime Minister (PM) of India Narendra Modi during a job fair on Saturday said that his government is working on "softening the economic impact" of COVID-19.

22 Oct 2022

Jharkhand
Jharkhand: 26-year-old software engineer attacked, gang-raped; 10 suspects booked

A 26-year-old woman was reportedly raped by about 10 men in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, PTI reported on Saturday, citing police authorities.

22 Oct 2022

Madhya Pradesh
15 laborers travelling home for Diwali die in bus-truck collision

At least 15 persons died and 40 others were injured after a bus ferrying them crashed into a stationary truck in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district.

21 Oct 2022

India
Army helicopter crashes in Arunachal; 2 bodies recovered from site

Bodies of two army personnel among the five on board the crashed Indian Army's Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) have been recovered.

21 Oct 2022

Eknath Shinde
Eknath Shinde government restores general consent to CBI in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government restored the general consent to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe cases in the state, which the previous Uddhav Thackeray government had withdrawn this day two years ago.

21 Oct 2022

Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad gang-rape case a conspiracy to implicate property rivals: Police

The alleged Ghaziabad gang-rape that was reported on Tuesday has a new twist as police have said that it was a 'conspiracy' to implicate the rivals involved in a property dispute.

21 Oct 2022

Prayagraj
Prayagraj: Instead of platelets, dengue patient transfused with juice; dies

A private hospital in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh (UP), was sealed when a dengue patient died after he was allegedly transfused lime juice instead of platelets on Wednesday.

20 Oct 2022

India
PM Modi, UN's Antonio Guterres launch 'Mission LiFE' in Gujarat

United Nation chief Antonio Guterres and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched 'Mission LiFE' (Lifestyle for Environment) at the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Ekta Nagar.

Ryan school murder: SC grants accused bail after 5 years

The Supreme Court granted bail to the accused in the 2017 Ryan International School murder case on Thursday.

20 Oct 2022

SpiceJet
No flights to Sikkim as SpiceJet suspends operations to Pakyong

Sikkim will lose civil air connectivity indefinitely as the only carrier to operate in the state, SpiceJet has decided to suspend its operations to Pakyong Airport mentioning functional requirements.

20 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 luxury trains in India that are worth your money

If you want to travel back in time and experience luxury like the kings, then try taking a ride in some royal trains across India, managed by the Indian Railways and the IRCTC.

20 Oct 2022

Punjab Government
Punjab government mulls removing governor as chancellor of state universities

The Punjab government led by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is considering replacing the governor with the chief minister as the chancellor of all state-run universities.

20 Oct 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP: No hearse, man boards bus with neice's body

A man walked to the bus stand carrying the body of his four-year-old niece, who died in a freak accident, after he failed to get a hearse from the hospital in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

19 Oct 2022

India
Emergence of new Omicron sub variants put government on toes

The emergence of new Omicron sub variants in India has alerted government as the Ministry of Health has said that they were "monitoring key data."

19 Oct 2022

Cyclone
Cyclone Sitrang likely to hit Bay of Bengal on Diwali

The threat of a tropical storm is looming over India's eastern coast and especially Odisha as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) confirmed the probability of a cyclonic formation over the Bay of Bengal around Sunday or Monday.

19 Oct 2022

Ghaziabad
5 abduct, gang-rape woman in Ghaziabad, dump her on road

Five men allegedly abducted a 40-year-old woman in Ghaziabad. The accused gang-raped and tortured her for two days by inserting a rod in her private parts and later dumped her on the road.

19 Oct 2022

India
Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'severe' level as Diwali nears

Ahead of Diwali, air quality index (AQI) has reached a dangerous level at 317 on Wednesday in the national capital Delhi.

18 Oct 2022

Bilkis Bano
Bilkis Bano case: Union minister Pralhad Joshi defends rapists' release

Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday defended the early release of convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case, saying it was done as per the rule of law.

18 Oct 2022

Odisha
Odisha: Man tied to two-wheeler, dragged on road for 2km

In a shocking incident, a man was tied to a two-wheeler and made to run for two kilometers on a busy road in Cuttack, Odisha, on Sunday as he failed to repay the money he borrowed from the accused.

18 Oct 2022

Coronavirus
India's 1st case of Omicron subvariant BQ.1 reported from Pune

India's first case of the Omicron subvariant BQ.1 of coronavirus—considered to be dangerous—was reported from Pune, Maharashtra, on Monday during the genome sequencing of a patient's sample.

18 Oct 2022

Noida
Noida: Stray dog attacks 7-month-old; baby succumbs to injuries

A seven-month-old baby died at a private hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday after being mauled by a stray dog inside a housing society.

18 Oct 2022

Kedarnath
Uttarakhand: Helicopter crashes near Kedarnath, 7 dead including pilot

A helicopter carrying pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning, leaving seven people dead, including two pilots, said reports.

18 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: UP migrant laborers killed in grenade attack; terrorist held

Two migrant laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh were killed in a grenade attack in the early hours of Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, where terrorists earlier shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit on Saturday.

17 Oct 2022

Road Accidents
UP: 4 dead as speeding BMW chasing 300km/h crashes fatally

The "need for speed" of a doctor, an engineer, and two of their friends ended when the BMW car they were traveling in collided head-on with a truck approaching from the opposite direction at Sultanpur on Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

17 Oct 2022

DY Chandrachud
President Droupadi Murmu appoints Justice DY Chandrachud as 50th CJI

Supreme Court Justice DY Chandrachud was officially appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Droupadi Murmu on Monday.

17 Oct 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Sisodia's CBI questioning underway: Kejriwal says jail locks will break

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoned Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia for questioning in the excise policy scam on Monday.

17 Oct 2022

Manish Sisodia
Delhi: CBI begins questioning Manish Sisodia, AAP fears arrest

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his questioning in the Delhi excise policy case.

16 Oct 2022

India
Dog attacks: Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation bans 3 pet dog breeds

In wake of the rising number of dog attacks in recent months, Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) has put a conditional ban on three breeds of pets dogs, Pittbull, Rottweiler and Dogo Argentino.

16 Oct 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Popular magician, master of illusion OP Sharma dies at 76

India's popular magician OP Sharma passed away in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was 76.

16 Oct 2022

India
PM Modi dedicates 75 digital banking units across 75 districts

To commemorate the 75 years of India's Independence Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated 75 Digital Banking Units (DBUs) to the nation across 75 districts.

16 Oct 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman
ED completely independent, not used as political tool: Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Saturday that the Enforcement Directorate (ED), India's main government investigation agency, is "completely independent" in its approach and work.

15 Oct 2022

India
Karnataka: Muslim man first to be arrested under anti-conversion law

Syed Moin, a Muslim man, was arrested under recently promulgated Karnataka's anti-conversion law for allegedly converting a woman on the pretext of marrying her.

Maoist links case: SC suspends acquittal of ex-DU professor Saibaba

The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday suspended the Bombay High Court ruling acquitting former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba in a case involving his suspected Maoist affiliations, Live Law reported.

15 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmiri Pandit man shot dead in J&K's Shopian district

A Kashmiri Pandit man was shot dead on Saturday by suspected terrorists in the Choudhary Gund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

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