JUL 11, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Digvijaya booked for alleged violation of Covid norms
Bhopal Police register FIR against eight people, including Congress Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh, for allegedly violating Covid-19 norms at a party event in the city.
JUL 11, 2021 10:20 PM IST
Jammu Police foil bid to smuggle weapons
Jammu Police say they foiled a bid to smuggle weapons and explosives, recovering them from a truck near Jammu city.
JUL 11, 2021 09:46 PM IST
Haryana extends Covid-19 lockdown till July 19
Haryana extends Covid-19 lockdown by a week till July 19. 100 people allowed in gatherings for weddings and funerals; 200 people allowed to gather in open spaces.
JUL 11, 2021 09:15 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi to hold virtual meeting of UP Congress leaders
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi will on Monday hold a virtual interaction with leaders of the Uttar Pradesh unit to strategise for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
JUL 11, 2021 09:03 PM IST
Eid al-Adha to be celebrated on July 21
Eid al-Adha to be celebrated on 21st July, announces Syed Shaban Bukhari, Naib Shahi Imam Jama Masjid, Delhi.
JUL 11, 2021 08:49 PM IST
3 dead in Uttarakhand house collapse
Three members of a family killed in Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar district after their house collapsed in a landslide caused due to heavy rain: Shikha Suyal, district disaster management officer
JUL 11, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Maharashtra reports 8,535 new Covid-19 cases
Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally rises to 6,157,799 with 8,535 new cases. Related death toll rises to 125,878 with 156 fresh fatalities, and 194 reconciled deaths. Recoveries mount to 5,912,479 as 6,013 more people recover.
JUL 11, 2021 07:30 PM IST
FM Sitharaman hosts women Union ministers for tea
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman hosts women members of the council of ministers for tea at her residence.
JUL 11, 2021 07:02 PM IST
BJP president JP Nadda cancels Goa visit
BJP national president JP Nadda’s visit to Goa on 12th July stands cancelled, reports ANI.
JUL 11, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Delhi reports 53 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths
Delhi reports 53 new Covid-19 cases, 99 recoveries and three deaths, as infection tally reaches 1,435,083. Positivity rate at 0.07%.
JUL 11, 2021 05:53 PM IST
Maharashtra assembly speaker to be from Congress: Pawar
NCP chief Sharad Pawar says the three parties (NCP, Shiv Sena and Congress) have agreed that the next speaker of the Maharashtra assembly will be from the Congress only.
JUL 11, 2021 05:44 PM IST
ATS UP has uncovered a big module, says ADG law and order
ATS UP has uncovered a big terror module. The team has arrested two terrorists linked with al-Qaeda’s Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind. Cache of arms, explosive materials recovered: Prashant Kumar, ADG Law and Order, UP, on Lucknow ATS’ operation in Kakori today.
JUL 11, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Puducherry govt announces portfolio allocation
CM N Rangasamy to hold 13 portfolios while A Namassivayam to hold six portfolios, including home, education, industries and sports.
JUL 11, 2021 04:34 PM IST
Traffic snarls in Hyderabad due to continuous rainfall
Continous rainfall in Hyderabad causes traffic snarls and waterlogging in parts of the city.
JUL 11, 2021 04:16 PM IST
PM Modi to interact with India’s Olympic contingent on July 13
PM Narendra Modi to interact with India’s Olympic-bound contingent on July 13 via videoconferencing. Sports minister, law minister and MoS (Home) to be present as well.
JUL 11, 2021 03:59 PM IST
IMD issues orange alert for five districts in Kerala
India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues orange alert (very heavy rainfall from 6 cm to 20 cm) for five Kerala districts — Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod.
JUL 11, 2021 03:37 PM IST
3 suspected terrorists arrested in Kolkata
Kolkata Police’s special task force arrests three suspected terrorists of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh.
JUL 11, 2021 03:32 PM IST
Pakistan records 1,980 new Covid-19 cases and 27 deaths
Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally and death toll reach 973,824 and 22,582 respectively with 1,980 new cases and 27 related deaths.
JUL 11, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Expert ‘concerned’ over tourists visiting hill stations
“Second Covid-19 wave hasn’t settled yet. If a tourist coming from all over the country reaches a hill station he’ll bring virus, and it’ll be a super spreader due to crowd mixing. It can be fatal,” warns Dr SK Sarin, director, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
JUL 11, 2021 02:43 PM IST
Colleges in Puducherry to open from July 16
All schools for students in classes 9-12 will reopen from July 16. All colleges will also be reopened from July 16: Chief Minister N Rangaswamy
JUL 11, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Delhi to move SC against Haryana over water sharing
Delhi Jal Board has decided to move Supreme Court against Haryana Government seeking due supply of Delhi’s legitimate share of water as already determined by the SC in 1995: Raghav Chadha, DJB vice chairman and AAP MLA
JUL 11, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Russia reports 25,033 new Covid-19 cases, 749 deaths
Russia reported 25,033 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 5,410 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 5,783,333.
JUL 11, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Two terror suspects held from a residential colony in Lucknow
Two terror suspects held from a residential colony near Dubagga in Lucknow. They are claimed to be associated with Al Qaeda.
JUL 11, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal promises free electricity to Uttarakhand if AAP voted to power
After Punjab, Arvind Kejriwal promises free electricity to Uttarakhand if AAP voted to power.
JUL 11, 2021 01:27 PM IST
At least 12 killed as bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey
A bus carrying Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants crashed in eastern Turkey early on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 26 others, local authorities said.
JUL 11, 2021 12:48 PM IST
‘Every community has been taken care of’: Yogi Adityanath launches UP population policy
Increasing population can be a hurdle in way of development. Every community has been taken care of in Population Policy 2021-2030: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
JUL 11, 2021 12:11 PM IST
Tourist sites closed in China’s Beijing amid 2021’s heaviest rainfall warning
Amid the heaviest rainfall warning of the year, China’s capital has closed multiple tourist sites and issued emergency safety warnings for residents.
JUL 11, 2021 11:58 AM IST
Netanyahu vacates prime minister’s residence in Jerusalem
Benjamin Netanyahu and his family vacated the Israeli prime minister’s official residence early Sunday, nearly a month after the longtime leader was ousted from office with the formation of an alternate government.
JUL 11, 2021 11:35 AM IST
Health condition of ex-UP CM Kalyan Singh improving, says hospital
The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, who is admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences here, is improving, the hospital said on Sunday.
JUL 11, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Arunachal logs 478 new Covid-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities
Arunachal Pradesh’s Covid-19 tally soared to 39,563 on Sunday as 478 more people tested positive for the infection, the highest single-day spike in July, while two fresh fatalities pushed the state’s coronavirus death toll to 188, a senior health official said.
JUL 11, 2021 11:15 AM IST
Nominate your choice of inspiring people for Padma awards: PM Modi to citizens
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to nominate their choice of persons, who are doing exceptional work at the grassroots, for Padma awards.
JUL 11, 2021 10:46 AM IST
Thawarchand Gehlot takes oath as governor of Karnataka
Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, Justice Abhay Srinivas Oka, administers the oath of office and secrecy to Thawarchand Gehlot.
JUL 11, 2021 10:42 AM IST
Heat wave blankets US West as fires rage in several states
Firefighters struggled to contain an exploding Northern California wildfire under blazing temperatures as another heat wave blanketed the West, prompting an excessive heat warning for inland and desert areas.
JUL 11, 2021 10:25 AM IST
Delhi schools allowed to reopen auditoriums with 50% capacity
Delhi government allows auditoriums/assembly halls in schools and educational institutions for educational training to function with 50% capacity, reports news agency ANI.
JUL 11, 2021 10:22 AM IST
Vinay Prakash is the new Resident Grievance Officer for India
Twitter names Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer for India: Company website.
JUL 11, 2021 10:21 AM IST
Investigation report of fake Covid-19 tests at Kumbh Mela is likely to be received in next 2-3 days
Investigation report of fake Covid-19 tests at Haridwar Kumbh Mela is likely to be received in next 2-3 days. Report would be sent to Uttarakhand govt for action. 60 thousand telephone numbers have been checked so far. 25 thousand are yet to be investigated: Haridwar DM
JUL 11, 2021 10:17 AM IST
37 arrested from top Kolkata hotel for partying amid Covid restrictions
At least 37 people were arrested in the early hours of Sunday from a five-star hotel in Kolkata for partying, defying the Covid-related restrictions, police said.
JUL 11, 2021 09:47 AM IST
2 firefighters die as plane goes down while surveying blaze
Two firefighters died Saturday after a aircraft they were in to respond to a wildfire crashed in Mohave County, local media reported.
JUL 11, 2021 09:30 AM IST
India’s daily new Covid-19 cases down to 41,506, active cases 1.47% of total
India reports 41,506 new cases in the last 24 hours. Active caseload currently at 4,54,118. Total Recoveries across the country so far are 2,99,75,064.
JUL 11, 2021 09:26 AM IST
Leaders of China and North Korea vow to strengthen ties: KCNA
Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have vowed to bring their relations to a “new stage” as the two countries mark the 60th anniversary of a friendship pact, Pyongyang’s state media reported Sunday.
JUL 11, 2021 09:00 AM IST
One more case of Zika virus confirmed in Kerala
One more case of the Zika virus confirmed in Kerala. With this, total 15 cases of Zika virus confirmed in the state: Kerala Health Minister Veena George
JUL 11, 2021 08:45 AM IST
Arunachal govt mulling lockdown as Covid-19 cases rise
After recording a Covid-19 positivity rate of over 5 per cent for the last few days, the Arunachal State government has recommended a complete lockdown in Itanagar to curb the spread of the virus.
JUL 11, 2021 08:35 AM IST
PM Modi likely to visit Varanasi on July 15 to inaugurate convention centre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on July 15, official sources informed.
JUL 11, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Longer lockdown looms in Sydney as virus cases keep rising
The Australia state of New South Wales recorded 77 new virus cases on Sunday, with authorities warning numbers are likely to rise again in coming days.
JUL 11, 2021 08:01 AM IST
5.1 magnitude quake hits Alaska in US
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 285 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska at 0008 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
JUL 11, 2021 07:31 AM IST
California wildfire advances as heat wave blankets US West
Firefighters struggled to contain an exploding Northern California wildfire under blazing temperatures as another heat wave hits the US West this weekend, prompting an excessive heat warning for inland and desert areas.
JUL 11, 2021 07:14 AM IST
Explosion in Sudan port city kills four
An explosion killed at least four people at a sports venue in a key Sudanese Red Sea port city, medics said Sunday.
JUL 11, 2021 06:51 AM IST
‘We need help’: Haiti’s interim leader requests US troops
Haiti’s interim government has asked the US and UN to deploy troops to protect key infrastructure as it tries to stabilize the country and prepare for elections in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination.
JUL 11, 2021 06:13 AM IST
J-K health workers cross river to vaccinate people in remote areas
A team of health workers were seen crossing a knee-deep river to reach a remote village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri to hold a Covid-19 vaccination drive.
JUL 11, 2021 06:07 AM IST
Sydney imposes stricter rules to curb spread of Delta variant
Authorities in Australia’s largest city, Sydney imposed new stricter rules to curb the spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus.
JUL 11, 2021 06:01 AM IST
9 dead, 19 missing in Japan’s Atami mudslides
Japanese authorities on Saturday confirmed that nine people died and 19 others were unaccounted in Atami mudslides.
JUL 11, 2021 05:47 AM IST
Thawarchand Gehlot to take oath as Karnataka Governor today
Former union minister Thawarchand Gehlot will be sworn in as the 19th Governor of Karnataka on Sunday.
JUL 11, 2021 05:29 AM IST
Boy rescued after wall of house collapses in Mumbai’s Dahisar
A 12-year-old boy was severely injured after a wall of a house collapsed in the Dahisar area of Mumbai on Saturday.
JUL 11, 2021 05:20 AM IST
Pope to deliver Sunday blessing from Rome hospital
Pope Francis will follow in the footsteps of St. John Paul II and deliver his weekly Sunday blessing and greeting from the Rome hospital where he is recovering from intestinal surgery, the Vatican said Friday.
JUL 11, 2021 05:13 AM IST
Indonesia short on oxygen, seeks help as virus cases soar
Just two months ago, Indonesia was coming to a gasping India’s aid with thousands of tanks of oxygen.
Today, the Southeast Asia country is running out of oxygen as it endures a devastating wave of coronavirus cases and the government is seeking emergency supplies from other countries, including Singapore and China.