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A void that will stay forever: Taapsee mourns grandmother's passing

31 May 2020

A void that will stay forever: Taapsee mourns grandmother's passing

Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu's paternal grandmother, whom she lovingly called Biji, has passed away.

Mumbai: Man booked for thrashing wife over cooking 'tasteless' khichdi

24 May 2020

Mumbai: Man booked for thrashing wife over cooking 'tasteless' khichdi

In a shocking incident, a 39-year-old man allegedly assaulted his wife over her cooking in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

24 May 2020

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

Half of Delhi's containment-zones could turn 'green' in 2 weeks

23 May 2020

Half of Delhi's containment-zones could turn 'green' in 2 weeks

In a major sign of relief for residents of Delhi, half of the coronavirus containment zones in the national capital have been classified as 'orange' zones.

Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges

22 May 2020

Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges

In yet another incident highlighting the poor execution of the nationwide lockdown, a video showing a man feeding on an animal carcass on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway has emerged online. The video has sparked outrage online.

Boney Kapoor's house help tests positive for coronavirus

19 May 2020

Boney Kapoor's house help tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor's domestic help tested positive for the coronavirus, he has confirmed.

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

17 May 2020

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

As India is set to enter the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, 30 municipal areas that account for 80% of all cases in India will reportedly face maximum restrictions.

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

15 May 2020

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

The headquarters of the Indian Army in Delhi were partly sealed on Friday after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19.

ICMR, Bharat Biotech teaming up to develop Indian COVID-19 vaccine

10 May 2020

ICMR, Bharat Biotech teaming up to develop Indian COVID-19 vaccine

In a major development, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is teaming up with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) to develop the first "Make-in-India" vaccine for COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus disease.

Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

10 May 2020

Monotony, injuries, technical issues: The many challenges of making 'Ramayan'

Ramanand Sagar's three-decade-old mythological epic Ramayan recently returned on TV, and it was a smash hit.

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

08 May 2020

Ramayan's Sita Dipika Chikhlia to play Sarojini Naidu in biopic

Actor Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, best known for portraying the role of Sita in Ramanand Sagar's epic mythological serial Ramayan, is all set to play freedom fighter and poet Sarojini Naidu in a new film.

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

06 May 2020

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

At a Tuesday meeting to discuss India's drug discovery, testing, and vaccine response to COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly suggested drug regulatory reforms.

India gears up to develop key COVID-19 drug: Details here

05 May 2020

India gears up to develop key COVID-19 drug: Details here

The US recently approved Remdesivir, a key antiviral drug from Gilead Sciences, for emergency use on COVID-19 patients.

Colonel, Major among 5 security personnel martyred in Handwara encounter

03 May 2020

Colonel, Major among 5 security personnel martyred in Handwara encounter

Four Indian Army personnel and a police sub-inspector got martyred in an encounter in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir.

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

02 May 2020

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

Delhi Minorities Commission Chairperson Zafarul Islam Khan has been booked under sedition charges over a controversial social media post. Khan has been accused of promoting enmity between religious groups.

Coronavirus outbreak: BCCI to prioritize future bilateral series

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: BCCI to prioritize future bilateral series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly devising a plan to help financially-hit cricket nations in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital closed after nurse tests positive

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital closed after nurse tests positive

A civic hospital in North Delhi was closed on Saturday after a nurse tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds

22 Apr 2020

Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds

In the union territory of Chandigarh, kids' lockers are being used to keep the ashes of deceased persons in cremation grounds.

Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report

19 Apr 2020

Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report

A day after Air India opened bookings for flights traveling May 4 onwards, a report said restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3.

Zoa Morani opens up about her battle with COVID-19

17 Apr 2020

Zoa Morani opens up about her battle with COVID-19

Bollywood actor Zoa Morani, who recently recovered from the coronavirus, has opened up about her battle with the deadly infection.

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

13 Apr 2020

Over 1,000 have recovered from the deadly coronavirus in India

To say that the world is going through gloomy times would be an understatement since the coronavirus pandemic has taken 114,247 lives and infected 1,848,503. However, just like the COVID-19 disease, even humans aren't giving up.

As coronavirus outbreak worsens, delay in arrival of testing kits

12 Apr 2020

As coronavirus outbreak worsens, delay in arrival of testing kits

The rapid testing kits India had ordered weeks ago are yet to arrive, even as the country aims to ramp up testing in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

06 Apr 2020

UNSC to finally take up COVID-19 issue this week

The United Nations Security Council will reportedly take up the issue of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been extended in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district till the end of April.

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

The Darul Uloom Firangi Mahal has issued a "fatwa" (decree) asking people to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and not hide their symptoms if they develop any.

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

02 Apr 2020

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

The ongoing nationwide lockdown has taken a major toll on normal life, impacting more than a billion Indians, amid the catastrophic coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Gujarat, J&K, Maharashtra

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Gujarat, J&K, Maharashtra

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the death toll rose further on Sunday as three deaths were reported in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, and Maharashtra.

Amid lockdown, UP government starts evacuation of stranded migrant workers

28 Mar 2020

Amid lockdown, UP government starts evacuation of stranded migrant workers

The Uttar Pradesh government has pressed 1,000 buses into service to evacuate migrant workers stranded due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20; all that happened today

27 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus death toll crosses 20; all that happened today

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, India faces the challenges of its 21-day nationwide lockdown.

In a first, Indian scientists capture image of novel coronavirus

27 Mar 2020

In a first, Indian scientists capture image of novel coronavirus

Scientists in Pune have managed to capture the image of the novel coronavirus responsible for the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus: UNICEF to help school students in India continue studies

27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: UNICEF to help school students in India continue studies

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the education of as many as 80% of school students worldwide.

Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

After Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over 60 of her contacts have tested negative.

Coronavirus: Has community transmission started? Here's what experts say

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Has community transmission started? Here's what experts say

On Thursday, the total number of novel coronavirus cases in India jumped to 168. Authorities have maintained that no community transmission has been detected so far.

How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

18 Mar 2020

How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

In a bid to limit community transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), India has made it mandatory for people arriving from certain virus-hit countries to face a 14-day quarantine.

Amid coronavirus scare, Kejriwal bans large gatherings in Delhi

16 Mar 2020

Amid coronavirus scare, Kejriwal bans large gatherings in Delhi

Amid the growing threat of a full-blown coronavirus outbreak in India, large gatherings were banned in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

05 Mar 2020

Bengal man issued voter ID with dog's photo; issue corrected

The Election Commission on Wednesday corrected its error after it issued a voter ID card with the photograph of a dog.

2 Nirbhaya convicts move Delhi court seeking stay on execution

29 Feb 2020

2 Nirbhaya convicts move Delhi court seeking stay on execution

Two convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case have approached a Delhi court, seeking a stay on their execution on March 3.

Schools in Northeast Delhi to stay shut till March 7

29 Feb 2020

Schools in Northeast Delhi to stay shut till March 7

Schools in Northeast Delhi have been ordered shut till March 7, officials of the Directorate of Education (DoE) said on Saturday, according to PTI.

Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage

29 Feb 2020

Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage

Mauritius President Prithvirajsing Roopun was reportedly stopped at the international airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.