AUG 09, 2021 10:59 PM IST
Nine die in Russia’s Covid-19 hospital after oxygen pipe rupture, reports AFP
Nine persons die in Russia’s Covid-19 hospital after oxygen pipe rupture, reports news agency AFP
AUG 09, 2021 09:59 PM IST
Odisha govt approves 89 multipurpose indoor stadiums for sports, disaster shelters and field hospitals at a cost of ₹693.35 crore
AUG 09, 2021 09:36 PM IST
One car and seven bikes were gutted in fire that broke out at a firecrackers shop in Gujarat earlier in the day
AUG 09, 2021 08:52 PM IST
A Naxal couple with a bounty of ₹8 lakh on their heads surrendered in Chhattisgarh: CRPF
AUG 09, 2021 07:43 PM IST
BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine doesn’t need to be adapted yet for Covid-19 variants, says company chief
BioNTech chief has said that there is no requirement yet to adapt BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19 variants, AFP reported.
AUG 09, 2021 07:08 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi arrives at Srinagar Airport ahead of his two-day visit to J&K
AUG 09, 2021 06:34 PM IST
Fiscal sustainability must be kept in mind while building infrastructure projects: PM at UNSC
While chairing the UNSC High-Level Open Debate on ‘Enhancing Maritime Security: A Case For International Cooperation’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “We must keep in mind fiscal sustainability, capacity of countries while building infrastructure projects to enhance maritime trade.”
AUG 09, 2021 04:59 PM IST
BJP leader and his wife killed my militants in south Kashmir
AUG 09, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Taliban capture sixth Afghan provincial capital, Aibak, reports AFP
Taliban has captured the sixth Afghan provincial capital, Aibak, deputy governor said.
AUG 09, 2021 04:01 PM IST
UK high court allows Nirav Modi to appeal against extradition to India
Nirav Modi has been granted permission by the UK high court to appeal his extradition from the UK to India, where he faces charges of defrauding state-run Punjab National Bank of around $2 billion. The court approved his appeal on mental health grounds, reported ANI.
AUG 09, 2021 03:11 PM IST
Delhi reports 39 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death
Delhi reported 39 cases of Covid-19 on Monday, taking the tally of cases to 14,36,800. In the last 24 hours one death has also been reported, the death toll now stands at 25,067, as per the state health bulletin.
AUG 09, 2021 02:58 PM IST
BSF seizes huge cache of arms and ammunitions from a hideout in J&K’s Poonch
AUG 09, 2021 02:32 PM IST
BJP parliamentary party meeting to be held tomorrow
AUG 09, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Nomura India Business Resumption Index for week ending Aug 8 rises to record 99.4
The Nomura India Business Resumption Index rose to a record high of 99.4 for the week ending 8 August, as mobility improved, Covid cases remained flat and power consumption rose.
AUG 09, 2021 01:36 PM IST
Mufti meets PDP youth wing leaders; calls for release of political detainees
Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday chaired a meeting of youth workers of her party in Srinagar where the release of political detainees was sought. The meeting was the first of its kind since the arrest of PDP youth wing president Waheed ur Rehman Parra. Read More
AUG 09, 2021 12:20 PM IST
SC refuses to interfere with CCI probe against Amazon, Flipkart over alleged violations of law
Supreme Court declines to interfere with Competition Commission of India investigation against e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart for alleged competition law violations.
Supreme Court extends the time by four weeks for the companies to join the investigation.
AUG 09, 2021 11:50 AM IST
SC issues notice to Centre on a plea seeking public disclosure of vaccine clinical trial data and post-vaccination data
Supreme Court issues notice to Union of India on a plea seeking public disclosure of vaccine clinical trial data and post-vaccination data, as the petitioner claims that it is mandatory and required that the govt must publish these as per the international medical norms.
AUG 09, 2021 11:33 AM IST
Zydus Cadila’s Covid-19 vaccine is expected to get approval this week: Report
Zydus Cadila’s Covid-19 vaccine is expected to get approval this week, news agency ANI reported qouting sources.
AUG 09, 2021 11:14 AM IST
Taliban capture key cities in north Afghanistan, US deploys B-52 bombers
The Taliban are continuing with their offensive in Afghanistan, seizing more territory – this time in the northern part of the country – including the city of Kunduz. Taliban forces mostly overran the provincial capital city of Sar-e-Pul, also in the country’s north, marking another loss for the government amid a series of unprecedented advances by the insurgent group.
AUG 09, 2021 11:00 AM IST
Opposition parties to co-operate with government in passing 127th Constitution Amendment Bill
At strategy meeting, opposition parties decide to co-operate with Centre in passing bill to restore states’ power to identify backward classes.
AUG 09, 2021 10:50 AM IST
Inflammatory slogans raised at Delhi event; Police file FIR
Case registered under relevant sections of the law after inflammatory slogans were allegedly raised at an event titled “Colonial Laws & Make Uniform Laws” which was held near Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Sunday, news agency ANI reports citing Delhi police. The investigation into the incident is underway, it also reported.
AUG 09, 2021 09:38 AM IST
India records 35,499 new Covid-19 cases, 447 deaths in a day
India on Monday reported 35,499 fresh cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) over the last 24 hours, according to the data released by the Union health ministry at 8am. The number is slightly lower than yesterday’s 39,070 cases. The death toll saw a rise of 447 fatalities and now stands at 428,309, according to the ministry’s data.
AUG 09, 2021 09:30 AM IST
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to meet Covid Task Force today
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to hold a virtual meeting with the Covid Task Force today at 8:30 pm. Discussion over easing of restrictions is expected.
AUG 09, 2021 09:24 AM IST
Sensex opens 161 points up, currently trading at 54,439; Nifty trading at 16,301
Sensex opens 161 points up and is currently trading at 54,439. Nifty was trading at 16,301.
AUG 09, 2021 08:54 AM IST
NCB nabs foreigner trying to smuggle drugs worth ₹1 crore
Narcotics Control Bureau in Mumbai arrested a foreign national from the airport on Sunday night with drugs worth approximately ₹1 crore. The police recovered the drugs from inside his body, news agency ANI reported.
AUG 09, 2021 08:15 AM IST
NY governor’s top aide Melissa DeRosa resigns amid harassment scandal
Melissa DeRosa, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s highest-ranking aide, resigned on Sunday as the embattled governor contends with possible criminal charges over multiple sexual harassment claims and a potential impeachment trial.
AUG 09, 2021 07:29 AM IST
Govt may begin migrant data collection this week
The Union government is likely to launch by this week a digitised platform for migrant workers that will enable authorities to direct state-run benefits to them and intervene during crises, people aware of the matter said on Sunday. This follows a Supreme Court order in June that set a deadline of July 31 for the move.
AUG 09, 2021 06:53 AM IST
PM Modi to release 9th instalment of PM-KISAN scheme today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the next instalment of financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on Monday at 12:30pm via video conferencing. The Prime Minister will address the nation on the occasion and interact with the beneficiaries. Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar will also be present on the occasion.
AUG 09, 2021 06:20 AM IST
Delhi schools to reopen partially for classes 10-12 from today
Schools in Delhi will partially re-open for students of classes 10 to 12 from Monday. This follows an order from the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). Officials on Sunday said that the state education department is expected to release detailed guidelines and reopening protocol for schools and students.
AUG 09, 2021 05:46 AM IST
Heavy rain in Sichuan caused economic losses of $38.57 million: Report
Heavy rain in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan has caused 250 million yuan ($38.57 million) in economic damage, news agency Reuters reported citing Chinese state media.
AUG 09, 2021 05:23 AM IST
Govt to push legislation in final week of session
With just five days left until the end of Parliament’s monsoon session, the central government is looking to push through a constitutional amendment that aims to restore the power of states to identify backward castes, at a time the Opposition has indicated that it will stick to its strategy of demanding a debate on the Pegasus spyware controversy and the contentious agriculture laws.