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30 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to chair an all-party meeting this Friday to review the COVID-19 situation in India, according to reports.

28 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

Applying for Covishield's emergency approval in 2 weeks: SII

The CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), Adar Poonawalla, on Saturday said that the company will seek the emergency-use authorization of the coronavirus vaccine 'Covishield' soon.

28 Nov 2020


Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-city tour to review the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

28 Nov 2020


PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.

England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

The England cricket team is set to tour India in 2021 for a full-fledged bilateral series.

23 Nov 2020


Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Though the coronavirus situation is under control in Maharashtra, people can't afford laxity as the second wave would be as strong as a tsunami, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

21 Nov 2020

Vijay Rupani

Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

The worrying rise in coronavirus cases forced the Gujarat government to impose a night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot starting today. This means the areas will be locked down from 9 pm till 6 am.

20 Nov 2020


'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

20 Nov 2020


As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

Even as India's coronavirus tally seems to be under control, some states are logging an alarming rise in infections, prompting the Centre to send teams there. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deployed teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Manipur to control the surge.

IPL 2021 could have nine teams: Details here

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to have nine teams in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

10 Nov 2020


Skoda announces 'Clever Lease' program for Rapid and Superb sedans

Czech automaker Skoda has introduced a new 'Clever Lease' program for its Rapid and Superb sedans in India.

07 Nov 2020


Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris

A street vendor serving fast food was caught on camera mixing toilet water with 'pani puris' in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

05 Nov 2020


Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

Ather Energy will launch its flagship 450X electric scooter in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Pune on November 7. The deliveries will commence by the month-end.

03 Nov 2020


Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad passes away at age 49

Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad, considered one of the most progressive artistes in the Gujarati film industry, has passed away at the age of 49.

27 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Veteran actor Naresh Kanodia passed away; PM Modi mourns loss

Naresh Kanodia, a veteran actor of Gujarati cinema, passed away on Tuesday.

21 Oct 2020


Ahmedabad will host the Day/Night Test against England: Sourav Ganguly

Ahmedabad is set to host its first Day/Night Test during England's tour of India, next year.

28 Sep 2020


Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.

17 Sep 2020


Actor's picture shared as doctor who died of COVID-19

A young woman's picture is being widely circulated across social media platforms, with the claim that she is one Dr. Vidhi, a medical professional from Ahmedabad, who died due to COVID-19.

08 Sep 2020


Ather 450X deliveries to begin from November; city-wise timeline announced

Ather Energy has announced the city-wise delivery timeline of its 450X flagship electric scooter. The release will begin in a phased manner starting with Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and others in November, followed by Delhi-NCR and Mumbai in December.

25 Aug 2020


By Diwali, domestic air operations could be restored: Hardeep Puri

Come Diwali (November 14), much of India's domestic civil air traffic will be restored to original numbers, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday.

Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case

After cries from public and politicians across the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday handed over the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

20 Aug 2020


Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.

06 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad: Fire breaks out at COVID hospital, eight dead

In a terrible piece of news, eight people, including five men and three women, died at a coronavirus-dedicated hospital in Ahmedabad due to a fire early this morning.

Rahul Dravid highlights impact of COVID-19 on Indian cricket

Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid believes Indian cricket will suffer if the sport doesn't resume in the next two months.

Indian players unlikely to have training camp ahead of IPL

Top cricketers of the Indian cricket team are unlikely to have a national camp at Motera ahead of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

Motera Stadium will host Team India's bio-secure training camp: Reports

The Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad is likely to host Team India's much-awaited training camp soon.

Apex Council meeting: IPL 2020 could be held in UAE

The Indian Premier League is likely to be held in the UAE between September 26 and November 7, subject to government clearance.

04 Jul 2020


World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

One of the world's largest cricket stadiums with a seating capacity of 75,000 will be constructed on the outskirts of Jaipur.

04 Jul 2020


Kolkata temporarily bans flights from 6 cities starting July 6

The Kolkata airport, also called the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, has banned flights from six cities for three weeks starting July 6.

30 Jun 2020

West Bengal

West Bengal announces free ration; 'better quality than Centre'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the state government will provide the poor with free ration till next year.

19 Jun 2020


Gujarat: Brothers take kids for outing, kill them, commit suicide

In a gruesome incident, two brothers in Gujarat allegedly killed their four kids before committing suicide, a TOI report said on Friday.

05 Jun 2020


AIFF invites bids for new I-League clubs: Details here

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has invited bids for new clubs who would take part in the I-League from 2020-21.

01 Jun 2020


200 trains resume services today: Check full list here

From today, June 1, the Indian Railways will be running 200 special trains (100 pairs), with more than 1.45 lakh passengers traveling on the first day itself.

30 May 2020


Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

As India nears the end of the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the Centre is preparing guidelines for "Lockdown 5.0."

29 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies at age 88

In a tragic piece of news, famed astrologer Bejan Daruwala has died at the age of 88.

28 May 2020


Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

27 May 2020


Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.

26 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 4,172; Nagaland reports 3 cases

India on Monday recorded over 6,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to nearly 1.45 lakh.

23 May 2020


Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

Three employees of the Gujarat-based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals died due to the coronavirus disease on Friday, the company said.

22 May 2020

West Bengal

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.