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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.