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25 Jan 2021
Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day
Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.
25 Jan 2021
Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries
Amid ongoing tensions between India and China, another clash between both armies was reported on Monday.
11 Jan 2021
No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report
India will reportedly not have a chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations this year.
06 Jan 2021
How will coronavirus vaccine reach Indians? Centre outlines plan
As India faces a mammoth challenge of administering the coronavirus vaccine to 1.3 billion people, the Centre on Tuesday explained how the drive will be conducted.
05 Jan 2021
20 more people contract new coronavirus strain, tally reaches 58
On Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said that 20 more people have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus that was detected in the United Kingdom. With this, the tally has swelled to 58.
03 Jan 2021
17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar
At least 17 people were killed on Sunday as the roof of a building in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh collapsed, officials said.
01 Jan 2021
Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years
On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.
01 Jan 2021
India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today
After the meeting on Wednesday to judge the emergency use authorization applications of coronavirus vaccine developers remained without a conclusion, the subject expert committee (SEC) will meet again today.
29 Dec 2020
Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning
The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.
28 Dec 2020
PMC Bank scam: Sanjay Raut's wife summoned by Enforcement Directorate
In connection to the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Varsha Raut, the wife of Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut.
25 Dec 2020
Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced
In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.
22 Dec 2020
PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25
The next tranche of the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will be released on December 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Agriculture Ministry said.
19 Dec 2020
Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
18 Dec 2020
Yoga recognized as competitive sport by government
The government has recognized yoga as a competitive sport, setting the stage for the inclusion of the ancient art in tournaments held across India.
15 Dec 2020
Gurugram: First-ever training for administering coronavirus vaccine begins
While India is yet to approve any coronavirus vaccine, healthcare workers are being trained to administer doses to people.
07 Dec 2020
GST transactions worth over Rs. 1 lakh crore under scanner
Nearly 13,000 business entities, including some big corporations, allegedly availed of input tax credit (ITC) via fake invoices worth more than Rs. 1 lakh crore, for nearly three years, the Directorate General of Analytics and Risk Management (DGARM) has found.
07 Dec 2020
Serum seeks emergency use approval for Oxford's coronavirus vaccine
Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought emergency use authorization from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the coronavirus vaccine, which is developed by the University of Oxford and the British-pharma giant AstraZeneca, multiple reports said.
03 Dec 2020
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect
Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.
02 Dec 2020
India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been invited to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in January next year, a report said on Wednesday.
01 Dec 2020
It's cold outside: Government invites agitating farmers for talks today
As protest by farmers intensified, the government again reached out to them asking them to come for a conversation today at 3 pm. They have been called for talks at Vigyan Bhawan but the farmers haven't made a decision about attending it yet.
27 Nov 2020
India to produce 100 million Sputnik V doses starting 2021
India will produce over 100 million doses a year of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V starting 2021, under an agreement between the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Hyderabad-based Hetero Biopharma, Hindustan Times reported.
23 Nov 2020
Congress' structure has collapsed: "Dissenter" Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks again
Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was one of the 23 signatories of the unprecedented letter written to party President Sonia Gandhi, has again given his opinion on the issues plaguing the grand old party, in the aftermath of poor performance in Bihar and other states.
19 Nov 2020
Delhi: 131 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, highest tally ever
A record 131 died in Delhi on Wednesday of coronavirus-linked complications, making yesterday's death tally the worst since the outbreak. A total of 7,943 have died so far.
04 Nov 2020
Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights
Security has been increased at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport after the banned outfit 'Sikhs for Justice' (SFJ) called for the obstruction of two Air India flights.
02 Nov 2020
After Maharashtra, Delhi mulls banning sale of loose cigarettes, beedis
Taking a leaf out of the Maharashtra government's handbook, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government is considering banning the sale of loose cigarettes and beedis, reports said on Monday.
31 Oct 2020
AIIMS to submit proposal for COVAXIN's phase three trials soon
By early next week, AIIMS will submit a proposal to start the third phase of clinical trials of COVAXIN, a vaccine against coronavirus being developed by Bharat Biotech.
31 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Delhi crosses 5,000-mark for third straight day, rings alarm
Delhi is once again being burdened by coronavirus caseload, as for the third consecutive day on Friday, the National Capital recorded more than 5,000 cases. On Friday, a record 5,891 fresh cases came to the fore; on Thursday, Delhi reported 5,739 cases, and on Wednesday, 5,673 cases.
26 Oct 2020
Arrested for harassing women, Delhi-cop to be dismissed from duty
Delhi Police will soon dismiss the 35-year-old sub-inspector, who was arrested for stalking and harassing four women, including a minor, between October 17 and 20.
26 Oct 2020
Cured from coronavirus and living amid pollution? Get flu shot
The winter months and the blanket of air pollution are likely to worsen the coronavirus situation, even for those who have defeated the contagious disease. Hence, the recovered patients, staying in highly-polluted areas, must get a flu shot, said experts.
25 Oct 2020
Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials
Turkey was the only country of the 39 members of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) batting for Pakistan's removal from the terror financing watchdog's grey list.
22 Oct 2020
Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.
19 Oct 2020
Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta
Just as Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today over alleged misappropriation of funds in the J&K Cricket Association, his party decried the move with son Omar calling it "political vendetta."
17 Oct 2020
Remdesivir found ineffective; India to reassess coronavirus treatment protocol
The second worst-hit nation in coronavirus pandemic, India, that takes pride in the remarkable recovery rate, will reassess coronavirus treatment protocol after a large-scale trial conducted by World Health Organization (WHO) found that four commonly used re-purposed drugs had little impact in reducing mortality.
15 Oct 2020
Woman, locked inside toilet by husband for 1.5 years, rescued
Married for 17 years, a woman in Haryana was subjected to inhumane treatment by her husband for over a year. She was locked up inside a toilet and not given much to eat.
12 Oct 2020
Hathras case: Victim's family to testify before Allahabad HC today
The bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras in Uttar Pradesh will appear before the Allahabad High Court on Monday to narrate their version of the story.
08 Oct 2020
Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over Aadhaar-like cards to property owners, spread across 763 villages in India, under the SVAMITVA scheme launched in April 2020, that intends to end disputes and boost the finances of properties in rural areas.
05 Oct 2020
2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon
India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.
04 Oct 2020
BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports
Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.
03 Oct 2020
Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage
The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.
01 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Doctors of Delhi's hospital not paid for 3+ months
Despite putting in long hours, working hard to save coronavirus patients and risking their own lives, doctors at Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital have not been paid for more than three months.