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Days after Uttarakhand disaster, rescue personnel  enter Tapovan tunnel

10 Feb 2021

Days after Uttarakhand disaster, rescue personnel enter Tapovan tunnel

Late last night, nearly 60 hours after a flash flood shook Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, rescue teams managed to enter the 2.5-km-long Tapovan tunnel, where 25-35 people are still trapped.

Uttarakhand glacier disaster: 14 dead, 170 missing; rescue operations on

08 Feb 2021

Uttarakhand glacier disaster: 14 dead, 170 missing; rescue operations on

At least 170 people went missing after a glacier broke off at Joshimath in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, triggering massive floods reminiscent of the 2013 tragedy. Fourteen people have reportedly died.

Uttarakhand: Avalanche triggers flood in Dhauliganga river; 100-150 casualties feared

07 Feb 2021

Uttarakhand: Avalanche triggers flood in Dhauliganga river; 100-150 casualties feared

The water level in the Dhauliganga river rose suddenly after an avalanche on Sunday in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

14 Nov 2020

PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with soldiers — a practice he started in 2014 when he was first elected to the office. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the border area in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to ring in the festival with the brave men guarding the borders.

Coronavirus positive teen sexually assaulted by another patient in Delhi

24 Jul 2020

Coronavirus positive teen sexually assaulted by another patient in Delhi

A girl, merely 14 years of age, was sexually assaulted at the Sardar Patel COVID-19 Care Center in Chhattarpur, Delhi, by another patient, reports PTI.

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

05 Jul 2020

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

28 Jun 2020

Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

25 Jun 2020

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies

21 May 2020

MHA withdraws "swadeshi products at CAPF canteens" order, then clarifies

On May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help India's economy, battered due to coronavirus pandemic.

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

05 May 2020

Delhi: 24 test positive for coronavirus at Army's RR Hospital

In a worrying series of events, 24 people, including serving personnel, tested positive for coronavirus at Delhi's Army RR Hospital, HT reported on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: 69-year-old man dies in Surat; death toll reaches 7

22 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 69-year-old man dies in Surat; death toll reaches 7

As the coronavirus crisis in India worsens, three more deaths due to the viral disease were reported.

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

15 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

05 Mar 2020

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

An employee of Paytm tested positive for the coronavirus in Gurugram, making it the 29th case in India.

Coronavirus outbreak: India confirms 28 cases, including 16 Italians

04 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: India confirms 28 cases, including 16 Italians

India's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed 28 positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, called COVID-19.

Coronavirus: 76 Indians, 36 foreigners evacuated from China's Wuhan

27 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: 76 Indians, 36 foreigners evacuated from China's Wuhan

An Indian Air Force aircraft on Thursday evacuated 112 people from the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

Two passengers at Kolkata airport, suspected of coronavirus, isolated

13 Feb 2020

Two passengers at Kolkata airport, suspected of coronavirus, isolated

Authorities at Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport detected two suspected cases of coronavirus on Thursday.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

05 Feb 2020

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

04 Feb 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

After a third person tested positive for the coronavirus, Kerala declared epidemic as a "state calamity" on Monday.

Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Kerala; patient stable

03 Feb 2020

Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Kerala; patient stable

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Monday confirmed that a third person has tested positive for novel coronavirus in the state.

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

01 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

Early Saturday morning, a special Air India flight flew 324 Indians to Delhi from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Jawan kills 5 colleagues, was upset over alleged leaves' denial

04 Dec 2019

Jawan kills 5 colleagues, was upset over alleged leaves' denial

At least six Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were killed as they clashed among themselves in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division on Wednesday.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

10 Oct 2019

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

23 Aug 2019

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

27 Jul 2019

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

23 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

02 Feb 2019

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

20 Jan 2019

Meet Aparna Kumar, first female IPS-officer to reach South Pole

They say impossible actually means "I am possible" and Aparna Kumar has proved it. Last Sunday, Kumar became the first female IPS officer to conquer the South Pole.

J&K: 1 killed, 34 ITBP personnel injured in bus accident

24 Dec 2018

J&K: 1 killed, 34 ITBP personnel injured in bus accident

One person was killed and 34 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were injured when a bus carrying them skidded off the road and fell into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today, police said.

#SwachhataHiSeva: For cleanliness drive, PM Modi picks up broom, again!

15 Sep 2018

#SwachhataHiSeva: For cleanliness drive, PM Modi picks up broom, again!

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick-started the massive 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, which will go on till October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Indian among three foreigners shot dead by terrorists in Kabul

02 Aug 2018

Indian among three foreigners shot dead by terrorists in Kabul

Three foreigners working for the global food services company Sodexo, including an Indian, were abducted and killed by terrorists in Kabul today.

Death toll in Arunachal Pradesh landslide rises to 5

30 Jun 2018

Death toll in Arunachal Pradesh landslide rises to 5

One Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, among the eight injured in yesterday's landslide in Lower Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, succumbed to his injuries today, raising the death toll to five, a police officer said.

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

21 Jun 2018

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

Thunderstorm, winds to bring relief to Gurugram this week

05 Jun 2018

Thunderstorm, winds to bring relief to Gurugram this week

Gurugram might get some relief from sweltering heat as experts have predicted thunderstorms and strong winds this week.

Delhi staring at another bout of dust storm. Be careful!

02 Jun 2018

Delhi staring at another bout of dust storm. Be careful!

Delhi faces a possibility of another bout of dust storm today, even though the skies looked clear in the morning.

BJP, Congress workers caught distributing cash in Karnataka

12 May 2018

BJP, Congress workers caught distributing cash in Karnataka

Riding on issues of corruption, communalism and influence of towering leaders, Karnataka went into polls on Saturday at 7 AM.

5 Naxals, 18 supporters surrender in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

15 Apr 2018

5 Naxals, 18 supporters surrender in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

Five Naxals and 18 Maoist supporters, including five women, have surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said today.

'Mujhse Friendship Karoge'? Suspicious profiles try befriending paramilitary forces

31 Mar 2018

'Mujhse Friendship Karoge'? Suspicious profiles try befriending paramilitary forces

According to reports, there has been an increase in the number of friend requests (over social-media platforms) received by officers in paramilitary forces in the past 2-3 years.

Chinese army has violated Indian airspace five times this year

27 Mar 2018

Chinese army has violated Indian airspace five times this year

According to data from the army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), China's Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) has violated Indian airspace at least five times in the first three months this year.

CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security

21 Mar 2018

CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security

To provide soldiers better security during commute to operation sites and camps, the Indian government is purchasing 141 medium bulletproof vehicles (MBPVs) for the central paramilitary forces.