PTI: News

JNU has problem of 'freeloaders,' says Vice Chancellor Pandit 

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, the Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), has publicly acknowledged the issue of "freeloaders" on campus.

19 Apr 2024


Pakistan: Interim bail extended for Imran Khan in three cases

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday received an extension to his interim bail in three separate cases.

07 Apr 2024


Why BSP candidate wants temporary separation from Congress MLA wife

Kankar Munjare, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)'s Lok Sabha candidate from Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh, has moved out of his residence.

31 Mar 2024

Aamir Khan

Turkish Ambassador watched Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' four times!

Firat Sunel, the Turkish Ambassador to India, recently expressed his admiration for Bollywood and specifically highlighted Aamir Khan's 2022 film Laal Singh Chaddha.

04 Mar 2024

Shehbaz Sharif

Sharif's 2nd stint as Pakistan PM begins: The challenges ahead

Shehbaz Sharif was sworn in as Pakistan's 24th prime minister, taking over the reins of the cash-strapped country for a second time since 2022.

Imran Khan's PTI to hold protests today over poll-result delay

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan grabbed the headlines after independent candidates who supported his Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) won 102 seats in the general elections.

26 Mar 2023

Punjab Police

Akal Takht leader questions Punjab Police, asks Amritpal to surrender  

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh has questioned the Punjab Police for charging arrested youngsters under stringent laws amid a crackdown on fugitive pro-Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh and his aides.

11 Nov 2022

Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif may return after Pakistan government issues diplomatic passport

The Pakistan government has issued a diplomatic passport to the former prime minister and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif after clearance from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

05 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

Islamabad on high alert after rumors of Imran Khan's assassination

Security agencies have been put on high alert in Islamabad, Pakistan, and its surrounding areas amid rumors of an assassination plot being hatched against former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

28 Mar 2022

Pakistan News

No-confidence motion tabled against Pakistan PM Imran Khan

A no-confidence motion was introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly on Monday to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan.

25 Mar 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan: No-confidence vote against PM Imran Khan likely today

The National Assembly of Pakistan is likely to take up a no-trust vote against Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.

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.

14 Jan 2021

Delhi Government

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.

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.

05 Jan 2021

Lok Sabha

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.

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.

08 Dec 2020

Andhra Pradesh

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.

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.

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.

22 Nov 2020

Rohit Sharma

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.

England's T20I tour of Pakistan to be postponed: Details here

England's tour of Pakistan for a short T20I series in early 2021 is set to be postponed to October due to unavailability of top players and matters related to costs.

IPL: Gayle set to play after recovering from food poisoning

Universe Boss Chris Gayle will likely play his first game in the ongoing IPL season after recovering from food poisoning.

10 Oct 2020

Delhi University

Delhi student beaten to death over relationship with woman

In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old was beaten to death in the Adarsh Nagar region of Northwest Delhi.

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies during treatment for post-COVID complications

Former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, on Sunday morning.

08 Sep 2020


Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 may not guarantee immunity, say scientists

While the presence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus causing COVID-19, is indicative of past exposure to the virus, it is not synonymous with immunity against it, scientists have clarified.

Ben Stokes likely to miss first half of IPL 2020

Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes is likely to miss the first half of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

31 Aug 2020


Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

Unable to find a job, a 28-year-old man, identified as Anu, allegedly committed suicide in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Sunday.

31 Aug 2020


Complacency, more testing, "re-opened" economy driving India's coronavirus spike

India, the third worst-infected nation, on Sunday recorded nearly 80,000 new coronavirus cases — a first for the nation, but, not entirely surprising. For the last four days, ending Sunday, the country has been recording over 70,000 cases daily.

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.

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.

19 Jul 2020


After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter

The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.

07 Jul 2020

India China Border

India-China conflict: Chinese troops remove structures in Hot Springs, Gogra

Amid talks to de-escalate the border tensions between India and China in Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese military has reportedly removed temporary infrastructure installed at two friction sites.

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.

Coronavirus: India adds 4 lakh cases in just 39 days

Till mid-May, India had reported a little over 1 lakh COVID-19 cases. The tally has now surpassed 5 lakh, i.e., in just a period of 39 days, India has added 4 lakh cases.

27 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Saturday that his office would be temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The CM's office will now remain shut for two days for sanitization.

25 Jun 2020

Delhi High Court

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.

Tripura Under-19 woman cricketer Ayanti Reang found dead

An Under-19 women's cricket team player, Ayanti Reang, has been found dead at her residence.

09 Jun 2020


Assam's Baghjan oil well catches fire after leaking for weeks

On Tuesday, a massive fire erupted at a natural gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam's Tinsukia district.

30 May 2020


Air India Delhi-Moscow flight returns midway as pilot tests coronavirus-positive

An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow had to return midway on Saturday after one of the pilots tested positive for COVID-19.

Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) would be a "great fit" for the October window if the ICC T20 World Cup is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.