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3 Indians among passengers aboard London-Singapore flight hit by turbulence

The aircraft descended 6,000 feet in about three minutes, left a 73-year-old British man dead and more than two dozen other passengers injured.

21 May 2024 10:23 pm
Maharashtra: Four teenagers among five drown in Nashik dam

The incident occurred at Bhavali dam in Igatpuri taluka of Nashik district on Tuesday afternoon

21 May 2024 10:19 pm
Kejriwal slams BJP over Sambit Patra`s remarks, calls party arrogant

Patra sparked a controversy on Monday after he told a local news channel that Lord Jagannath is a devotee (bhakt) of PM Modi. He later described it as a slip of the tongue.

21 May 2024 9:43 pm
Bangalore Rameshwaram Cafe blast: NIA raids 11 locations in four states

NIA teams searched in states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh in connection with the case

21 May 2024 9:21 pm
Pune accident: Father of boy involved in car crash arrested

The father of the boy was arrested hours after he was detained from Maharashtra`s Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, police said

21 May 2024 8:51 pm
INSACOG data says 290 cases of Covid-19 variant KP.2, 34 cases of KP.1 detected

Singapore is seeing a new Covid-19 wave as the authorities recorded more than 25,900 cases from May 5 to 11 with KP.1 and KP.2 accounting for over two-thirds of cases in Singapore

21 May 2024 8:36 pm
Pune accident case: Kin of victims seek stringent punishment

The parents of the victims of the Pune accident has sought stringent punishment in the matter

21 May 2024 8:27 pm
Pune accident case: Three accused get police custody till May 24

While seeking their custody for seven days, the prosecution told the court that the establishments owned or managed by the accused served liquor to the boy and his friends without confirming his age

21 May 2024 8:07 pm
Fadnavis criticizes on Juvenile Justice Board over Pune car crash

Fadnavis, who holds the home portfolio, made a surprise visit to the Pune Police commissionerate office to review the case

21 May 2024 7:53 pm
Labourer dies, 2 others injured after coming under debris of house in Delhi

The three were digging in the basement of a building in the central Delhi`s Old Rajinder Nagar area on Tuesday

21 May 2024 7:03 pm
Standby passenger boards IndiGo flight in place of confirmed ticket holder

In a statement, IndiGo said there was an error during the passenger boarding process of 6E 6543 from Mumbai to Varanasi, wherein a standby passenger was allotted a seat reserved for a confirmed passenger

21 May 2024 6:27 pm
Two polling booths in Jhansi record 100 per cent turnout

Both booths are located in the Lalitpur district, an official said

21 May 2024 6:11 pm
NCPCR chairperson, `Identity of minor should not be revealed`

NCPCR chairperson, speaking about Pune luxury car accident noted that revealing the minor`s identity is a crime under the Juvenile Justice Act.

21 May 2024 5:53 pm
One dead, two injured in post-poll clash between BJP, RJD workers in Bihar

Tension erupted yesterday after a candidate came near a polling station and a scuffle broke out on Tuesday morning between supporters of two groups. Two persons have been arrested in the case

21 May 2024 5:51 pm
One dead, several injured after London-Singapore flight hit severe turbulence

A person died and others were injured when a London-Singapore flight encountered severe turbulence, Singapore Airlines said

21 May 2024 4:08 pm
JP Nadda hosts a large roadshow in Rohtak, Haryana

This rally, which was held to garner support for BJP candidate Arvind Sharma, was held one day following the conclusion of the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

21 May 2024 4:06 pm
With 5 LS seats and 35 assembly seats, Odisha has a 69.34 per cent voter turnout

In addition to 35 assembly segments covering these parliamentary seats, the second round of simultaneous elections was conducted in the Lok Sabha constituencies of Aska, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Sundargarh, and Bargarh.

21 May 2024 3:14 pm
Kejriwal aide taken to Mumbai for phone data retrieval

The authorities stated that in the Swati Maliwal assault case the sequence of crime recreation is critical in determining whether the claimed formatting was used to remove critical evidence from Kumar`s phone

21 May 2024 2:56 pm
Haiti`s main international airport reopens after three months

However, only Sunrise Airways, a local carrier, is flying in and out of Port-au-Prince for now. US-based airlines are not expected to start doing so until late May or early June

21 May 2024 2:54 pm
Teenager drowns after slipping into deep side of swimming pool in Kota

They came to the pool when they found that the entry gate of the club was open due to construction work underway at the premises, the SHO said

21 May 2024 2:46 pm
Hope ECI takes cognisance: Thakur after Cong workers show black flags to Kangana

When we decided to return to the helipad, they were attacking our cars and we got stuck their for 20 minutes, he said.The Opposition leader further stated that no FIR has been registered by the police yet in the incident

21 May 2024 2:31 pm
Kejriwal`s silence for 4 days shows dual standards: JP Nadda on Swati Maliwal

Nadda recalled that the chief secretary of the Delhi government got assaulted in Kejriwal`s official residence

21 May 2024 2:25 pm
Father of victim says, `Law should act against accused to teach a lesson`

Suresh Koshta, whose daughter Ashwini was killed in the recent Pune luxury car accident, chastised parents who allow minors to drive.

21 May 2024 1:54 pm
Maharashtra: 15 cases lodged for illegal hoardings in Latur

The Latur Municipal Corporation authorities removed two hoardings and 15 banners from the city on Monday

21 May 2024 1:17 pm
Wave of support for NDA getting stronger and stronger, says PM Modi

The fifth phase of polling for India general elections 2024 across 49 parliamentary constituencies spread over six states and two Union Territories (UTs) on Monday saw a voter turnout of 60.09 per cent till 11:30 pm, the Election Commission (ECI) said

21 May 2024 1:10 pm
India General Elections 2024: PM Modi says INDIA alliance defeated in 5th phase

Prime Minister Modi stated that the sins of the INDI alliance would not allow 21st-century India to advance.

21 May 2024 1:07 pm
Delhi Police forms SIT to look into Swati Maliwal assault case

Anjitha Chepyala, the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) for North Delhi, is in charge of the SIT and has been leading the inquiry. The SIT also consists of three Inspector-rank officers, one of them being the officer from the Civil Lines Police Station, where the matter was initially reported.

21 May 2024 11:27 am
Will take them to court for every lie they spread: Swati Maliwal attacks AAP

She has also threatened to initiate a lawsuit against Delhi ministries and AAP leaders for spreading lies about a corruption FIR that was filed against her

21 May 2024 11:25 am
PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi remember former PM Rajiv Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi along with Mallikarjun Kharge and his mother Sonia Gandhi paid homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 33rd death anniversary at Veer Bhumi in Delhi on Tuesday morning.

21 May 2024 11:19 am
Irans President, foreign ministers bodies found at chopper crash site

Copter carrying Ebrahim Raisi and other officials crashed in foggy, mountainous region of Irans northwest

21 May 2024 7:43 am
Poll violence in Mexico claims 14 lives

Noriega confirmed the attack to The Associated Press and said he was wounded and at least five people from his campaign were fatally shot

21 May 2024 7:40 am
ICC seeks warrant for Israeli, Hamas leaders

In a statement, Hamas accused the prosecutor of trying to equate the victim with the executioner

21 May 2024 7:38 am
ICMR slams Covaxin study for poor methodology

The ICMR is not associated with the study and has not provided any financial or technical support for the research, Dr Bahl said

21 May 2024 7:35 am
Congress issues warning to its leaders

Taking serious note of such acts, AICC general secretary, organisation, K C Venugopal said the party would not tolerate such gross indiscipline

21 May 2024 7:33 am
India General Elections 2024: Fifth phase sees 57.47 per cent turnout

With voting completed in 25 states and Union Territories, the fifth phase marks a 6.69 percent drop compared to 2019

21 May 2024 7:30 am
The endocrinologist and my guts

The doctor was angry with the columnist, calling him biased, disrespectful and opinionated to run down the noble profession of medicine. Would mid-day dare to publish his words?

21 May 2024 6:51 am
Time to bring focus back on monsoon preparedness

Neon signs or lights at certain spots, where construction is on, warning people not to walk under certain areas etc., have to be bright and bold. Visibility tests can be carried out

21 May 2024 6:50 am
Metros continue with `urban apathy`: EC over low voter turn out in urban cities

Urban and youth apathy is described as a phenomenon when young voters and those living in metros fail to turn up at polling stations on the election day

20 May 2024 10:36 pm
Congress leader`s farmhouse in Kota razed in anti-encroachment drive

The farmhouse belonging to Amin Pathan, Rajasthan Congress general secretary, was among the three encroachments demolished

20 May 2024 9:10 pm
Over 57 per cent voter turnout recorded in phase 5 of Lok Sabha polls

Cities including Mumbai, Thane, and Lucknow voted in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2024

20 May 2024 8:40 pm
124 out of 1,370 accused arrested over poll violence violence in Andhra Pradesh

They involved multitudes of miscreants brazenly rioting in two groups and pelting stones indiscriminately

20 May 2024 7:47 pm
ED opposes JMM leader Hemant Soren`s interim bail plea in SC

Soren was arrested on January 31 in the money-laundering case linked to the alleged land scam after he resigned as the Jharkhand chief minister

20 May 2024 7:04 pm
India declares 1-day state mourning on Tuesday over Iranian Prez Raisi`s demise

Ministry of Home Affairs said that the National flag will be flown at half-mast throughout the country on all buildings where it is flown regularly

20 May 2024 6:43 pm
Fire breaks out at cloth shop in Delhi`s Karol Bagh

We received a call regarding a fire at a cloth showroom at 5.28 pm. A total of 14 fire tenders were pressed into service, an official of Delhi fire service said.

20 May 2024 6:40 pm
Gujarat ATS arrests four Sri Lankan nationals with IS links

ATS apprehended the accused at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel airport after they travelled from Sri Lanka`s capital Colombo via Chennai

20 May 2024 6:34 pm
ED alleges over Rs 7 cr foreign funding to AAP; writes to MHA seeking FCRA probe

ED sent communication after it recovered some documents and emails during a probe against former Punjab AAP MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira & others.

20 May 2024 6:31 pm
Maliwal assault: Cops takes Bibhav Kumar to CM`s house for recreation of crime

Kejriwal`s personal aide Kumar was arrested on Friday and was sent to a five-day police custody

20 May 2024 6:27 pm
London court allows WikiLeaks founder to appeal against an extradition order

Julian Assange faces 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse over his website`s publication of a trove of classified US documents almost 15 years ago

20 May 2024 6:21 pm
Iran president death: Govt announces one-day state mourning on May 21

A one-day state mourning will be observed across India on Tuesday as a mark of respect for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi

20 May 2024 6:20 pm
ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Hamas leaders, Netanyahu and others

Karim Khan said that he believes Netanyahu, his defence minister Yoav Gallant and three Hamas leaders responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Gaza Strip and Israel

20 May 2024 5:40 pm