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Pakistan unlikely to avoid FATF's grey-list next year: Indian officials

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.

Coronavirus: Bharat Biotech aims to launch COVAXIN by June 2021

24 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Bharat Biotech aims to launch COVAXIN by June 2021

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech is expecting to launch its coronavirus vaccine candidate, COVAXIN, by June next year.

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

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.

Bobby Deol speaks about his career and the insider-outsider debate

02 Oct 2020

Bobby Deol speaks about his career and the insider-outsider debate

Filled with many ups and downs, the filmic journey of Bobby Deol, has been one-of-its-kind.

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

01 Oct 2020

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

Amid prolonged tensions along the Indo-China border, the Indian Army said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

01 Oct 2020

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

The first of the two VVIP custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, will arrive on Thursday.

India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC

29 Sep 2020

India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC

India on Tuesday reacted to China's claim that it abides by the 1959 interpretation of the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan

26 Sep 2020

Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan

With the Bihar elections about a month away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has unveiled his seven-point plan in his hopes to return to power.

Assam: African swine fever spreads; government orders culling of pigs

26 Sep 2020

Assam: African swine fever spreads; government orders culling of pigs

The Northeastern state of Assam has been hit by African swine fever (ASF), prompting the state government to order the culling of 12,000 pigs.

33% in Delhi already exposed to coronavirus, according to serosurvey

17 Sep 2020

33% in Delhi already exposed to coronavirus, according to serosurvey

Roughly 33% of people in Delhi have antibodies against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, initial findings of a serological survey showed.

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

15 Sep 2020

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said that a vaccine for COVID-19 is critical and the herd immunity strategy cannot end the pandemic.

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

12 Sep 2020

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.

Bars reopen in Delhi: Here's all you need to know

09 Sep 2020

Bars reopen in Delhi: Here's all you need to know

After a five-month hiatus, bars, restaurants, hotels, and clubs will start serving liquor in Delhi on a trial basis till September 30, barring containment zones.

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

06 Sep 2020

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

An ambulance driver in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman, who had tested positive for COVID-19, the police said on Sunday.

DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow

06 Sep 2020

DMRC plans UV light disinfection as Metro services resume tomorrow

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made several preparations ahead of the resumption of its services from Monday (September 7).

Rhea Chakraborty summoned by NCB; asked to join drug probe

06 Sep 2020

Rhea Chakraborty summoned by NCB; asked to join drug probe

Actor Rhea Chakraborty was served summons by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday morning in connection with the drug investigation following actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

05 Sep 2020

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

In a tragic incident, at least eight migrant workers from Odisha were killed in a road accident in Cherikhedi in Chhattisgarh on Saturday morning. Seven others have reportedly been injured in the accident.

Tokens banned, only smart cards allowed: Guidelines for Delhi Metro

30 Aug 2020

Tokens banned, only smart cards allowed: Guidelines for Delhi Metro

After a five-month pause, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to resume operations, with the Unlock 4.0 guidelines allowing phased resumption of metro rail services from September 7.

Delhi strengthens enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines as infections rise again

30 Aug 2020

Delhi strengthens enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines as infections rise again

The Delhi government has reportedly started deploying additional teams to enforce safety guidelines to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Refusal to wear masks will get you on 'no-fly' list

28 Aug 2020

Refusal to wear masks will get you on 'no-fly' list

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced that passengers who refuse to wear masks on flights would be put on a no-fly list.

UP: Couple beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes over "illicit affair"

27 Aug 2020

UP: Couple beaten, tonsured, garlanded with shoes over "illicit affair"

A woman, Kamlesh Kumari, and her lover, identified as Ravindra Baheliya, both residents of a village in Gursahaiganj, Kannauj district, Uttar Pradesh, were brutally beaten by the woman's family members and other villagers who were opposed to their relationship, Hindustan Times reported.

Narcotics Control Bureau registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

26 Aug 2020

Narcotics Control Bureau registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has registered a case regarding the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

23 Aug 2020

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

The technical upgradation of the Border Security Force (BSF) has started with Director General (DG) Rakesh Asthana taking charge.

Delhi's air quality likely to become 'good' as rains continue

23 Aug 2020

Delhi's air quality likely to become 'good' as rains continue

Delhi's air quality may improve to 'good' this week as the national capital has received heavy rainfall this monsoon.

Gyms to remain closed in Delhi; hotels allowed to reopen

19 Aug 2020

Gyms to remain closed in Delhi; hotels allowed to reopen

As part of the plan to "unlock" from the coronavirus lockdown, hotels have been allowed to reopen in Delhi. However, gyms will continue to remain shut in the national capital.

Indian government starts talks to procure COVID-19 vaccine: Details here

18 Aug 2020

Indian government starts talks to procure COVID-19 vaccine: Details here

Amid surging COVID-19 cases and questions over the peak for India, the government has started working towards procuring a vaccine.

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

17 Aug 2020

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.

Sonakshi Sinha takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut over nepotism

16 Aug 2020

Sonakshi Sinha takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut over nepotism

Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha has taken a dig at her colleague Kangana Ranaut as well as her sister Rangoli Chandel for their stance against the industry's rampant nepotism and favoritism.

Delhi witnesses heavy rains, traffic snarls reported from several areas

13 Aug 2020

Delhi witnesses heavy rains, traffic snarls reported from several areas

A spell of heavy rains inundated Delhi today, providing some relief from the hot and humid weather but throwing daily life out of gear at the same time.

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world

06 Aug 2020

Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world

The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.

11 crushed to death as crane collapses at Visakhapatnam shipyard

01 Aug 2020

11 crushed to death as crane collapses at Visakhapatnam shipyard

At least 11 persons were killed as a huge crane crashed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday afternoon.

Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

28 Jul 2020

Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely

The Patna Meteorological Centre has predicted heavy rainfall till August 1 in Bihar, confirming that the state won't get relief from the floods anytime soon.

#SSRdeath: Alleging lapses in investigation, lawyer calls for CBI probe

26 Jul 2020

#SSRdeath: Alleging lapses in investigation, lawyer calls for CBI probe

Citing several lapses and missing links in the ongoing investigation by Mumbai Police, a Delhi-based lawyer has called for a Crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Swara, Taapsee react to Kangana's 'B-grade actors' comment

20 Jul 2020

Swara, Taapsee react to Kangana's 'B-grade actors' comment

Not unusually so, actor Kangana Ranaut recently called out the film industry's rampant nepotism, favoritism, and hypocrisy in light of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.

Find me better actors than Ranbir, Alia: Balki on nepotism

17 Jul 2020

Find me better actors than Ranbir, Alia: Balki on nepotism

The debate around nepotism in the film fraternity remains fueled ever since actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise last month.

CBSE Class-12 results: Noida's identical twins bag perfectly identical scores

15 Jul 2020

CBSE Class-12 results: Noida's identical twins bag perfectly identical scores

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the long-awaited results of the 2020 Class-12 Board Examinations on July 13.

CBSE Class-12 results: This Lucknow girl has scored perfect 100%

14 Jul 2020

CBSE Class-12 results: This Lucknow girl has scored perfect 100%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) finally declared the much-awaited results of the 2020 Class-12 Board Examinations after a long delay on July 13.

With over 90,000 cases, Mumbai expects a spike in cases

11 Jul 2020

With over 90,000 cases, Mumbai expects a spike in cases

As of Friday, Maharashtra's Mumbai had reported over 90,000 cases of the coronavirus disease. Mumbai is India's second worst-hit city in the outbreak after Delhi.

India-China conflict: Next WMCC meeting tomorrow; disengagement first phase complete

09 Jul 2020

India-China conflict: Next WMCC meeting tomorrow; disengagement first phase complete

Representatives of India and China are set to hold talks on Friday regarding the disengagement process along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh.

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

09 Jul 2020

Facebook to PUBG, Army directs troops to delete 89 apps

Amid growing security concerns, the Indian Army has directed its troops to delete 89 smartphone applications.