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Kashmir: BJP leader, his brother, and father killed by terrorists

09 Jul 2020

Kashmir: BJP leader, his brother, and father killed by terrorists

A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his brother, and father were shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora, North Kashmir, late on Wednesday evening.

Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh

08 Jul 2020

Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh

The conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last Sunday, which immediately yielded results in the Galwan Valley, was proposed by Beijing, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

07 Jul 2020

CBSE reduces syllabus for Classes IX to XII by 30%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to reduce the curriculum for school students of Classes IX to XII.

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

07 Jul 2020

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has offered all her medals to healthcare workers, who have been at the foreground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Expert panel sets conditions, ICMR's COVAXIN August-15 target looks unachievable

07 Jul 2020

Expert panel sets conditions, ICMR's COVAXIN August-15 target looks unachievable

On July 2, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revealed its plans to launch COVAXIN, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and ICMR, by August 15.

Frogs as food: The heartbreaking tale of hungry Bhagalpur kids

06 Jul 2020

Frogs as food: The heartbreaking tale of hungry Bhagalpur kids

The lockdown, imposed to stop the deadly coronavirus from spreading, had dire consequences — employees had to take pay cuts, laborers went out of work, businesses were shut, and uncertainty took over.

Hyderabad jeweler dies of COVID-19; had hosted birthday party recently

05 Jul 2020

Hyderabad jeweler dies of COVID-19; had hosted birthday party recently

A top jeweler in Telangana's Hyderabad died due to COVID-19 on Saturday. The jeweler's death has led to widespread panic as he had recently hosted a party with over 100 guests.

UP: Cop suspended after eight officers get killed in encounter

05 Jul 2020

UP: Cop suspended after eight officers get killed in encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police has suspended the Station Officer of Chaubeypur police station, suspecting him of tipping-off history-sheeter Vikas Dubey before a raid on Friday.

Over 22,000 coronavirus cases reported, India's biggest one-day jump ever

04 Jul 2020

Over 22,000 coronavirus cases reported, India's biggest one-day jump ever

Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across India, the latest data from Union Health Ministry confirms. In the last 24 hours, a record 22,771 fresh cases were recorded in India, taking the total tally to 6,48,315.

Boiler explosion at Tamil Nadu plant kills six, injures 17

01 Jul 2020

Boiler explosion at Tamil Nadu plant kills six, injures 17

In a tragic piece of news, at least six people died and 17 were injured when a boiler at the Neyveli Lignite plant exploded on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district.

Nawazuddin sends legal notice to estranged wife Aaliya for defamation

27 Jun 2020

Nawazuddin sends legal notice to estranged wife Aaliya for defamation

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has sent a legal notice to his estranged wife Aaliya (aka Anjana Anand Kishor Pandey) for alleged defamation.

TV shows go back on floors, new episodes in July

26 Jun 2020

TV shows go back on floors, new episodes in July

It's high time for the cameras to roll, or so the authorities think.

Film inspired by Sushant Singh Rajput's life being made

19 Jun 2020

Film inspired by Sushant Singh Rajput's life being made

Starting out small and rising in the entertainment world with sheer hard work and talent, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was an inspiration to many.

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

19 Jun 2020

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.

How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low

18 Jun 2020

How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low

In India, around 40% of all coronavirus infections have been concentrated in metropolitan cities.

Coronavirus: BMC didn't report 451 deaths, records being updated

16 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: BMC didn't report 451 deaths, records being updated

In Mumbai, India's epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) didn't report at least 451 deaths, prompting officials to launch an exercise for updating data, a report in Indian Express said.

Mumbai: Local trains resume services, but strictly for essential staff

15 Jun 2020

Mumbai: Local trains resume services, but strictly for essential staff

Shut since March 23, two days before a nationwide lockdown was enforced to contain the transmission of coronavirus, some Mumbai local trains resumed services today, but only to ferry those involved in essential works.

Keshav Banerjee reveals how Sushant Singh Rajput mastered helicopter shot

14 Jun 2020

Keshav Banerjee reveals how Sushant Singh Rajput mastered helicopter shot

The untimely demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has shaken the entire nation.

Coronavirus: Look towards death toll, not cases, suggest experts

13 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Look towards death toll, not cases, suggest experts

With a population of 1.3 billion, India's coronavirus tally is a little above 3 lakh, a number which has made the government happy. It has been reiterating that the lockdown and subsequent measures curtailed the transmission.

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

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.

Casting director Krish Kapur passes away at 28

04 Jun 2020

Casting director Krish Kapur passes away at 28

In a terrible piece of news, Bollywood casting director Krish Kapur has passed away due to brain hemorrhage. He was 28.

Remdesivir reportedly approved for COVID-19 treatment in India

02 Jun 2020

Remdesivir reportedly approved for COVID-19 treatment in India

Remdesivir has been approved by India's top drug regulator for "restricted emergency use" on COVID-19-infected adults and children.

Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur passes away at 77

29 May 2020

Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur passes away at 77

Veteran lyricist Yogesh Gaur, best known for penning songs such as Kahin Door Jab Din Dal Jaaye and Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli in Rajesh Khanna's superhit film Anand, passed away on Friday. He was 77.

Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed

29 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed

As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.

End of Lockdown 4.0 nears, Shah and Modi discuss strategy

29 May 2020

End of Lockdown 4.0 nears, Shah and Modi discuss strategy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and number 2 in his government, Home Minister Amit Shah, met on Friday to discuss the strategy on the country-wide lockdown, whose fourth phase is due to end on Sunday, May 31. The big announcement could be made tomorrow.

All you need to know about India-China tensions along LAC

27 May 2020

All you need to know about India-China tensions along LAC

For days now, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), has been brimming with tensions, with several violent clashes happening between Chinese and Indian forces.

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

24 May 2020

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

23 May 2020

Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

Three employees of the Gujarat-based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals died due to the coronavirus disease on Friday, the company said.

Bihar plans to bring over 20 lakh migrant workers home

20 May 2020

Bihar plans to bring over 20 lakh migrant workers home

Slammed by migrant workers for abandoning them to fend for themselves, the Bihar government on Tuesday said it will be bringing over 20 lakh migrants to the state over the next few days.

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

15 May 2020

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.

Inventor of N95 masks is making them reusable: Here's how

13 May 2020

Inventor of N95 masks is making them reusable: Here's how

Health workers around the world are using N95 masks to treat COVID-19 patients while protecting themselves.

Lockdown 4.0 imminent, ball in states' court now

13 May 2020

Lockdown 4.0 imminent, ball in states' court now

India, locked down since March 25, will not get any reprieve from restrictions any time soon, an announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last evening confirmed.

T-Series office sealed after caretaker tests positive for COVID-19

11 May 2020

T-Series office sealed after caretaker tests positive for COVID-19

The Mumbai office of music label and film production company T-Series has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), after one member of its caretaking staff tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday.

Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland

10 May 2020

Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland

Madhya Pradesh has the highest rate of infant mortality, recording 48 deaths per 1,000 live births, government data released on Friday showed. Meanwhile, Nagaland recorded the best infant mortality rate (IMR) across India.

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

08 May 2020

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

After a Gurugram teenager recently killed himself, his family has blamed the suicide on a girl who accused him of sexual assault on social media.

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

07 May 2020

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

A tragic incident unfolded in Visakhapatnam early Thursday morning when a gas leaked from a chemical plant in the city.

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

06 May 2020

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.

Babies born of surrogacy 'stuck' due to countrywide lockdown

05 May 2020

Babies born of surrogacy 'stuck' due to countrywide lockdown

With the nationwide lockdown, which was necessitated to keep a check on the spread of coronavirus, babies born of surrogacy are stuck in Gujarat as their biological parents can't travel to take them home.

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

05 May 2020

#BoysLockerRoom: 15-year-old arrested; obscene chat glorifying rape being investigated

The Delhi Police launched an investigation into an obscene private Instagram group, where minor boys of some posh Delhi schools discussed girls' body parts and made plans to rape them.

JEE Main, NEET new exam dates to be announced tomorrow

04 May 2020

JEE Main, NEET new exam dates to be announced tomorrow

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will reportedly announce the dates of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on Tuesday.