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24 Dec 2022


Harley-Davidson Nightster S previewed via leaked images: Check design, features

US-based automaker Harley-Davidson is set to unveil its Nightster S motorcycle next month.

24 Dec 2022


Omicron BF.7 subvariant to have little impact on India: Experts

Amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BF.7 in China, Indian scientists urged the Centre to bust the misleading information and communicate better about it.

23 Dec 2022

Indian Army

Sikkim: 16 army personnel dead as truck falls into gorge

The Ministry of Defence informed that an Army truck met with an accident at Zema in north Sikkim on Friday claiming the lives of 16 Indian Army soldiers.

Udaipur tailor's murder: NIA chargesheets 11 perpetrators including 2 Pakistanis

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday named 11 accused, including two Pakistani nationals, in its chargesheet in the murder case of Udaipur-based tailor Kanhaiya Lal.

23 Dec 2022


COVID-19: Centre approves Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine as booster dose

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed on Friday that the Centre has approved Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine to be used as a heterologous booster.

23 Dec 2022

COVID-19 India

Here's how states are gearing up for possible COVID-19 outbreak

Amid concerns over the spread of the new COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BF.7 that reportedly triggered a new wave of cases in China, several states are ramping up testing, ordering local authorities to be vigilant and recommending COVID-appropriate behavior for citizens.

Serum Institute seeks DCGI's approval for Covovax as booster dose

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought the Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) approval to roll out its Covovax in the market as a booster dose for adults.

22 Dec 2022


Gujarat: China-returnee tests COVID-19 positive in Bhavnagar

A man from Gujarat, who recently came back from China, has reportedly tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

22 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM chairs high-level COVID-19 meeting, urges wearing masks, increased testing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday to review the COVID-19 situation in India.

22 Dec 2022


Shraddha murder case: Aaftab Poonawalla withdraws bail plea citing miscommunication 

While the entire nation is still getting to grips with the disturbing details of the Shraddha Walkar murder, there has been another twist in the case.

COVID-19 precautions: IMA issues new guidelines on masks, public gatherings

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) issued an advisory in view of keeping an impending COVID-19 outbreak at bay.

22 Dec 2022


COVID-19 precautions return to Parliament as speakers, MPs mask up

Amid a global resurgence of COVID-19 cases, especially in neighboring China, the mask mandate was reimposed in Parliament on Thursday.

22 Dec 2022


Maharashtra: 'Eligible bachelors' take out march seeking brides in Solapur

In an attempt to highlight the problem of the skewed male-female ratio, many 'eligible bachelors' in Maharashtra's Solapur took out a march looking for brides for themselves.

New scanners at airports to make security checks hassle-free

Air travelers would not need to lay out laptops, phones, and chargers at security checkpoints as the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is likely to issue technical norms making way for airports to adopt high-tech scanners capable of screening luggage without removing electronic devices.

21 Dec 2022

Omicron variant

4 cases of China's COVID-19 'BF.7' sub-variant found in India

Four cases of Omicron subvariant BF.7, believed to be the main strain triggering the current spike in COVID-19 cases in China, have been detected in India.

What is genome sequencing? How can it help combat COVID-19

Taking cognizance of a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in China, Japan, the United States, Brazil, and the Republic of Korea, the Union health ministry directed all states on Tuesday to conduct genome sequencing of positive cases to check for any new variant.

21 Dec 2022


Manipur: 15 students feared dead as bus carrying them overturns

At least 15 students were feared dead when a bus carrying them overturned in the Noney district of Manipur on Wednesday.

21 Dec 2022


Mask up in crowded places: Centre advises after high-level meeting

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya held a meeting with top officials on Wednesday to review India's COVID-19 situation as cases are seeing a resurgence globally, especially in China.

21 Dec 2022


Delhi liquor scam: AAP leaders, KCR's daughter named in chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed in its chargesheet that the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Kavitha, was part of the "South group" that paid kickbacks of Rs. 100 crore to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders for reek benefits under the Delhi Excise Policy.

21 Dec 2022


Fog affects trains, flights; school timings revised in several states

Delhiites woke up to cold and thick fog morning for the third day in a row on Wednesday as the general visibility went down to 500 meters at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at 5:30 am, per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

21 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Follow COVID-19 rules or suspend yatra: Health Minister to Rahul

In a letter to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Rajasthan's Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has asked them to ensure that COVID-19 rules are followed in Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra, or else they should suspend the march in "national interest."

21 Dec 2022


Increase genome sequencing to track COVID-19 variants: Centre tells states

Amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, and the US, the Union Health Ministry has asked all states and union territories to increase genome sequencing of positive cases to track variants through the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) network.

20 Dec 2022

Sukesh Chandrasekhar

Gave AAP Rs. 60 crore, being harassed: Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar

Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar on Tuesday reiterated his allegation that he paid Rs. 60 crore to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Amravati man's murderers are radicalized Islamists of Tablighi Jamaat: NIA

Probing the Amravati pharmacist's June murder, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its chargesheet, said the 11 accused in the case were "radicalized Islamists of Tablighi Jamaat."

19 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Dense fog causes vehicle pile-up on Greater Noida highway

Low visibility due to dense fog reportedly caused several vehicles to collide in a pile-up on the Greater Noida Eastern Peripheral Highway (EPH) in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday.

18 Dec 2022


Jharkhand: Man murders wife, chops her body into 12 pieces

While the entire nation is still getting to grips with the bone-chilling murder of Shraddha Walkar, who was killed and then chopped into 35 pieces by her live-in partner Aaftab Poonawalla, another similar case has come to light.

18 Dec 2022


Rajasthan: Nephew kills aunt, chops body into 10 pieces

In what can be described as a fairly similar incident to the Shraddha Walkar murder case, a Rajasthan man reportedly murdered his aunt, chopped her body into pieces, and dumped her in the jungle.

18 Dec 2022

DY Chandrachud

Hundreds killed for marrying outside caste every year: CJI Chandrachud

While talking about morality and its interplay with the law, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Saturday stated hundreds die every year for falling in love with people outside their cast or marrying against the wishes of their families.

17 Dec 2022


Maharashtra: Maha Vikas Aghadi launches 'Halla Bol' against Shinde government

A fresh political dispute has been triggered in Maharashtra over a range of issues including the border dispute with Karnataka.

17 Dec 2022


Shraddha case: Unaware of bail application, Aaftab tells Delhi court

The main accused in the Shraddha Walkar murder case Aaftab Poonawala told a Delhi Court on Saturday that he had no idea that a bail petition was filed on his behalf.

17 Dec 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Indian roads to match US standards by 2024: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari promised on Friday that road infrastructure in India would be equal to the standard of the United States (US) before the end of 2024.

17 Dec 2022


Gurugram: Police install tyre crash barriers to reduce accidents

Gurugram traffic police began the installation of tire barriers on Friday near Kherki Daula Toll plaza in an attempt to reduce accident-related fatalities on the Gurugram-Delhi Expressway.

17 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

Supreme Court dismisses Bilkis Bano's review plea against convicts' release

Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed Bilkis Bano's one of the petitions seeking review of the Supreme Court judgment that allowed the early release of 11 men, convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members.

Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat's butcher' remark on PM Modi triggers outburst

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's recent "butcher of Gujarat" dig on Prime Minister Narendra Modi hasn't gone well in India and has ignited an outburst amongst many.

Amid tussle with Centre, SC takes 16-day 'absolute' winter break

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday informed lawyers that there will be no Supreme Court benches available from Saturday till January 1 due to winter vacations.

16 Dec 2022

S Jaishankar

Try to be good neighbor: Jaishankar tells Pakistan at UNSC

Chiding Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday termed it an epicenter of terrorism that needs to clean up its act and be a good neighbor.

16 Dec 2022


Life imprisonment for 43 policemen in 1991 Pilibhit encounter case

Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench sentenced 43 police officers to life imprisonment in a three-decade-old fake encounter case.

16 Dec 2022

Nirav Modi

Nirav Modi could be extradited from UK in 28 days

Fugitive billionaire diamantaire Nirav Modi is likely to be extradited to India from the United Kingdom (UK) in 28 days.

16 Dec 2022

Defence Ministry

India successfully conducts night trial of nuclear-capable Agni-V ballistic missile

India successfully conducted the night trial of the nuclear-capable Agni-V ballistic missile on Thursday which can strike targets as far as 5,400 km with a very high degree of accuracy.

15 Dec 2022

Nitish Kumar

Those who drink alcohol will die: Nitish on hooch tragedy

As the number of deaths related to the Saran hooch tragedy rose to 39, Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar underlined the need for strict implementation of the state's liquor ban and urged people to refrain from drinking.

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