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Farmers' protest: Mobile internet services suspended in 14 Haryana districts

29 Jan 2021

Farmers' protest: Mobile internet services suspended in 14 Haryana districts

The Haryana government on Friday suspended mobile internet services across 14 districts until Saturday evening.

Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700

28 Jan 2021

Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700

Ahead of the Budget session, the Parliament has ended subsidies on the food in the canteen. Food in the Parliament canteen has been a contentious subject for many years as the menu offered meals at throwaway prices.

R-Day violence: Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav named in FIRs

27 Jan 2021

R-Day violence: Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav named in FIRs

Bharatiya Kisan Union's Rakesh Tikait and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav are among the at least ten farmers' leaders named in 22 cases filed by the Delhi Police in connection to Republic Day's violence.

AR Rahman launches new initiative 'Futureproof' to promote Indian talent

27 Jan 2021

AR Rahman launches new initiative 'Futureproof' to promote Indian talent

Music maestro AR Rahman has launched a new initiative - Futureproof - aimed at presenting the Indian talent to the world.

Tractor march: Farmers break police barricades at Tikri, Singhu

26 Jan 2021

Tractor march: Farmers break police barricades at Tikri, Singhu

Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades at Tikri and Singhu border points on Tuesday morning pushing themselves into Delhi, where they are slated to hold a tractor rally.

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

22 Jan 2021

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

In a terrible piece of news, at least eight people died due to a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in the Shivamogga district of Karnataka. Two people were detained.

BCCI could allow 50% crowd attendance for India-England Tests

21 Jan 2021

BCCI could allow 50% crowd attendance for India-England Tests

There is some good news for Indian cricket fans as the BCCI is contemplating allowing 50% crowd attendance for the Tests against England.

Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase

21 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 70, would be getting the coronavirus vaccine shot in the second phase of the drive launched last week, reports said on Thursday.

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

17 Jan 2021

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.

No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

14 Jan 2021

No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

The Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit on Thursday confirmed that avian influenza, or bird flu, hasn't been detected in the poultry birds in the national capital.

Man dies as rope around neck turns fatal during sex

09 Jan 2021

Man dies as rope around neck turns fatal during sex

A 30-year-old man died in Nagpur on Friday allegedly due to suffocation after a rope tied around his neck during sex with a woman proved to be fatal, the local police said.

Government meets farmers: No headway after eighth round of talks

08 Jan 2021

Government meets farmers: No headway after eighth round of talks

The eighth round of talks between the government and protesting farmers on Friday failed to resolve the intense agitation that has been continuing for over a month.

Toxic gas leak at SAIL's Rourkela plant kills four workers

06 Jan 2021

Toxic gas leak at SAIL's Rourkela plant kills four workers

At least four workers at the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in Odisha died due to a toxic gas leak, officials said on Wednesday.

Union Budget 2021-2022 to be presented on February 1: Report

05 Jan 2021

Union Budget 2021-2022 to be presented on February 1: Report

The Union Budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 will be presented on February 1, sources were quoted as saying by PTI on Tuesday.

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

04 Jan 2021

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

Officials of the Income Tax department on Monday recorded businessman Robert Vadra's statement at his Delhi office in connection with the benami properties case.

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

29 Dec 2020

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

India is gearing up to distribute vaccines to crores of people but the task will be replete with many problems, including ensuring last-mile deliveries and storing doses at a safe temperature.

Parineeti Chopra to play undercover agent in her upcoming project

28 Dec 2020

Parineeti Chopra to play undercover agent in her upcoming project

Parineeti Chopra, who is currently waiting for the release of Ribhu Dasgupta's The Girl On The Train, has been roped in for a new project with him.

Gujarat: 3 siblings, locked in room, rescued after 10 years

28 Dec 2020

Gujarat: 3 siblings, locked in room, rescued after 10 years

Three siblings aged 30-42 were rescued from their room in Gujarat's Rajkot on Sunday after being locked for nearly a decade.

Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

28 Dec 2020

Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

During his last days at office, outgoing United States President Donald Trump has taken a decision that has left his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping miffed.

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

28 Dec 2020

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been facing criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his absence at the party's Foundation Day event.

Miffed with BJP, Nitish Kumar says 'didn't want CM post'

28 Dec 2020

Miffed with BJP, Nitish Kumar says 'didn't want CM post'

Less than two months after he was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he was never greedy for the chair and that ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is free to make its own CM.

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

26 Dec 2020

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.

Is India prepared for vaccination? Trial in four states soon

25 Dec 2020

Is India prepared for vaccination? Trial in four states soon

Though India is yet to approve a coronavirus vaccine candidate, on December 28 and 29, the Centre has planned a dry run in four states to judge the preparedness of the vaccination program, PTI reported on Friday.

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

24 Dec 2020

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Defying the rules set by the Indian government, an Anglo-Indian woman traveled to Andhra Pradesh from Delhi, where she was to remain in an isolation center.

Amid ruling party infighting, Nepal President dissolves Parliament

20 Dec 2020

Amid ruling party infighting, Nepal President dissolves Parliament

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday dissolved the House of Representatives following the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Delhi braces for biting cold wave; IMD issues orange alert

18 Dec 2020

Delhi braces for biting cold wave; IMD issues orange alert

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert in Delhi as biting cold waves gripped the national capital.

IRCTC sent two crore emails highlighting PM's relationship with Sikhs

14 Dec 2020

IRCTC sent two crore emails highlighting PM's relationship with Sikhs

Between December 8 and December 12, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) sent out two crore emails to its customers highlighting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's relationship with the Sikh community.

Rohit cleared to join Indian squad for last two Tests

11 Dec 2020

Rohit cleared to join Indian squad for last two Tests

Senior batsman Rohit Sharma has cleared his fitness assessment at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru for the Australian Test series.

Andhra's mysterious illness: Chemical suspected to have sickened over 450

08 Dec 2020

Andhra's mysterious illness: Chemical suspected to have sickened over 450

In Andhra Pradesh's Eluru city, over 450 people have been reported to have contracted a mysterious illness since Saturday that has left experts baffled.

New benchmark: FDI equity inflows cross $500 billion in India

07 Dec 2020

New benchmark: FDI equity inflows cross $500 billion in India

In a development that shows India has emerged as a safe investment destination, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity inflows crossed the $500 billion benchmark, reports PTI. Between April 2000 and September 2020, the country's inflows were recorded at $500.12 billion.

Serum seeks emergency use approval for Oxford's coronavirus vaccine

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.

Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine in India

06 Dec 2020

Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine in India

United States-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has sought emergency approval for its COVID-19 vaccine from India's drug regulator.

Indians willing to travel to UK to get coronavirus vaccine

03 Dec 2020

Indians willing to travel to UK to get coronavirus vaccine

After the British government approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by US-based Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech, a number of Indians contacted travel agents, showing a willingness to travel to the country to get inoculated.

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

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.

Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

27 Nov 2020

Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

At least five people were reportedly killed after a fire broke out at a hospital designated for COVID-19 patients in Gujarat's Rajkot in the early hours of Friday.

Bowl in the fifth-stump channel to Steven Smith: Sachin Tendulkar

24 Nov 2020

Bowl in the fifth-stump channel to Steven Smith: Sachin Tendulkar

The Australians were without the services of Steve Smith, the last time Team India toured Down Under in 2018/19.

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

23 Nov 2020

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

On Sunday, G20 leaders announced that India will host the prestigious summit in 2023, a year later than what was decided earlier.

Ready to bat at any position in Tests: Rohit Sharma

22 Nov 2020

Ready to bat at any position in Tests: Rohit Sharma

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has resurrected his Test career since gaining promotion as an opener.

Hamstring is fine, getting stronger, says Rohit Sharma

21 Nov 2020

Hamstring is fine, getting stronger, says Rohit Sharma

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has cleared the air over the controversy that erupted over his non-inclusion in all the three squads for the upcoming tour of Australia.

Salman Khan and family test negative for coronavirus

20 Nov 2020

Salman Khan and family test negative for coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and his family members have tested negative for the novel coronavirus.